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Rare Book Video – The Trial of Rep. Daniel Sickles for Shooting Philip Barton Key

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Today, we return to the Law Library’s vault to explore our collection of rare books and manuscripts. The second installment in our series of rare book videos features the illustrated trial of Rep. Daniel Sickles for shooting Philip Barton Key II, a trial that is often referred to as the trial of the century for the 19th century. Philip Barton Key was a son of Francis Scott Key, whom you may know as the author of the “Star Spangled Banner.” Please drop us a comment if there are other items in our rare book vault that you would like to see featured in a video.

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