<h2><center><span style="color:#866F45;">Memories of Westminster Hall, Volume 1 </span></center></h2>

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<p><center>Foss, Edward. <em>Memories of Westminster Hall,</em> Volume 1. St. Louis: Soule, Thomas & Wentworth, 1874.</center></p>

<p> This is volume 1 of a two volume set. The frontispieces of these two volumes illustrate the trial of the so-called Tichborne Claimant, a famous episode of the 1870s. In 1854, Roger Tichborne, heir to an English baronetcy, was on a ship that sank. His mother, Lady Tichborne, received a letter stating that he was living in Australia under a different name. She then funded an unknown man’s travel to across the globe and became convinced that he was her son. He lived as a member of her family for several years, and following her death, attempted to claim the baronetcy in <em>Tichborne v. Lushington</em>. Instead, he was revealed to be Arthur Orton, subsequently tried for perjury, and served 10 years in prison.</p>

<p>You can view the frontispiece of volume 2 on the volume's <a href="https://scholarship.law.wm.edu/exhibit/import-2022-05-27/memories-of-westminster-hall-volume-2/"><span style="color:#115740;"><strong>digital exhibit page</strong></span></a>.</p>