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Issue Details: First known date: 1843... 1843 The 'Observers' Libel Case
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Report by the Australasian Chronicle of the outcome of a second trial for libel over the publication of an article 'The Late Executions for Piracy' which was published in the Colonial Observer, 30 November 1842.

Both trials, in January and April 1843, were reported in the Sydney newspapers of the time in articles and letters.

Not all columns and correspondence on the two trials either in the Australasian Chronicle or in other newspapers are indexed separately in AustLit.

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