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3847. IMPEACHMENT, Abuse of.—

History shows that in England impeachment
has been an engine more of passion than justice.
To James Madison. Washington ed. iv, 212. Ford ed., vii, 203.
(Pa., 1798)


A sketch of some of the principles and practices
of England with respect to impeachments is given in
the Parliamentary Manual, ix, 82.—Editor.