The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 10

The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...of a hundred growing trees burned by a fire kindled among them by a cinder thrown from a locomotive, the sufferer could recover for only the one upon which the cinder fell, and that as the others fire took from the flame of that, it was not the negligent act which caused their destruction. I am, therefore, of the opinion that there was no error committed at the trial, and that the judgment appealed from should be aflirmed, with costs. In an indictment for robbery, the property may be laid as belonging either to the actual owner or to the person robbed. ERROR to the general term of the supreme court to review a judgment afiirming conviction of plaintiff in error of robbery in the first degree. The plaintifl' in error and one Williamson were convicted of robbery in the first degree for taking certain articles of clothing, in the presence of Margaret Purcell, against her will, and by putting her in fear of injury. The indictment contained two counts, one charging the goods to be the property of Margaret, and the other charging them to be the property of John Purcell, her father. Margaret Purcell was eleven years of age. On the evening of the robbery, the parents left the house temporarily in her charge. While the parents were absent the defendants in the indictment came into the house, and while one held a pistol to Margaret's head, the other took from a trunk the property described. This property was clothing purchased by John Purcell for his wife. lV1TZliam E Kintsing, for plaintifi in error. John R. Fellows, for defendants in error. PECKHAM, J. The prisoner was indicted for robbery in the first degree, in feloniously taking property of complainant's daughter from her person by violence. The second count charged it to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 621g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865650
  • 9781236865656