A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from November 13, 2013
“Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it”

Entry in progress—B.P.

,a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysander_Spooner">Wikipedia: Lysander Spooner
Lysander Spooner(January 19, 1808 – May 14, 1887) was an American individualist anarchist, political philosopher, Deist, Unitarian abolitionist, supporter of the labor movement, legal theorist, and entrepreneur of the nineteenth century. He is also known for competing with the U.S. Post Office with his American Letter Mail Company, which was forced out of business by the United States government.
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He became closely associated with Benjamin Tucker’s anarchist journal Liberty, which published all of his later works in serial format, and for which he wrote several editorial columns on current events.
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Publications
An Essay on Trial by Jury (1852)

OCLC WorldCat record
An Essay on the Trial by Jury. By Lysander Spooner. Bela Marsh,
Edition/Format: Article Article
Publication: THE LIBERATOR, vXXII n50 (December 10, 1852)
Database: Accessible Archives

HathiTrust Digital Library
10 August 1889, Liberty, pg. 2, col. 1:
FREE POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS:
THEIR NATURE, ESSENCE, AND MAINTENANCE.
AN ABRIDGEMENT AND REARRANGEMENT OF
Lysander Spooner’s “Trial by Jury.”
Edited by VICTOR YARROS.
TRIAL BY JURY AS A PALLADIUM OF LIBERTY.
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Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.

OCLC WorldCat
An essay on the trial by jury
Author: Lysander Spooner
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, [1986, ©1852]
Edition/Format: Book : English

Posted by Barry Popik
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