1798年1月30日,费城众议院爆发斗殴案。 佛蒙特州的马修

1798年1月30日,费城众议院爆发斗殴案。 佛蒙特州的马修·里昂(Matthew Lyon)面对康涅狄格州的罗杰·格里斯沃尔德(Roger Griswold)吐口水,后者用山胡桃木的拐杖攻击了他。 里昂因违反1798年《煽动叛乱法》而被判入狱,同时被判入狱。
原文:1798 Jan 30, A brawl broke out in the House of Representatives in Philadelphia. Matthew Lyon of Vermont spat in the face of Roger Griswold of Connecticut, who responded by attacking him with a hickory walking stick. Lyon was re-elected congressman while serving a jail sentence for violating the Sedition Acts of 1798.