In 1804 Associate Justice Chase of the Supreme Court was impeached by the House for conduct that impaired respect for the Court. After an extremely partisan trial in the Senate, Chase was acquitted on all accounts on March 1, 1805.
The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.
8th Cong., 1st Sess. (1804) - The proceedings approving the resolution of impeachment appear on pages 643-44 of the Journal for the 8th Congress, 1st Session. The House proceedings and vote on the articles of impeachment appear on pages 31-44 of the Journal for the 8th Congress, 2d Session (available atA Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation).
Some actions concerning the investigation are published in volume 13, including the debate on and approval of the resolution, which appears on pages 1171-77. The actual impeachment and trial are published in volume 14; the debate on the articles appears on pages 726-62, with approval of the committee report on page 762 (available atA Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation).
Detailed narrative of the proceedings before the House and Senate regarding Justice Chase’s impeachment. This two-volume account was created by two individuals who sat through all relevant proceedings before Congress (available at HathiTrust External).