American Negligence Reports Volume 7

American Negligence Reports Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...was overruled. Dr. Drake, having testified as a witness for defendants that he had driven horses but little for twenty-five years; that he was at the Manchester's, to call upon Edward Manchester, and saw the engine and cutter in operation, and observed its location, and noticed that the engine made little noise; that he had no horse that day, but walked to the place, that the only horses he saw about the engine and cutter were drawing the corn to the machine at the time--was asked whether the engine itself, exclusive of the ensilage machine, in his opinion, would frighten horses of ordinary gentleness. The plaintiff objected to this question on the ground that the witness had known but very little about horses for the last twenty-five years, and there was no foundation for his opinion. The objection was overruled. The defendants offered in evidence in chief the deposition of one Edwin Sheffer. The time specified in the notice for taking said deposition was agreed upon between the parties before the acceptance of service thereof. The notice stated " that the depositions of sundry witnesses, to be used on the trial of the above-entitled action, would be taken by the defendants therein on the 3d day of June, 1899, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at the office of Aldrich, Winslow & Worcester, in the Second National Bank Building, in Aurora, county of Kane, and State of Illinois, before some proper authority, and at such times and places as such authority should fix by adjournment." To the admission of such deposition the plaintiff objected upon the ground that it contained neither the names of the witnesses to be examined, nor of the authority before whom the same was to be taken. "Due and legal service " of said notice was...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565290
  • 9781236565297