The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 47

The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 47

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...from responsibility for the consequences of his own negligence by alleging those acts, not inevitably or imminently dangerous, to have been negligent which his servant performed by his express orders. Patterson v. Pittsburgh 2 Conncllxville R. 00., 76 Penn. St. 389; s. 0., 18 Am. Rep. 412. Whether, in this case, the running of the engine was inevitably or imminently dangerous, was certainly a question for the jury.," See also Daley v. Shae)', 28 Hun, 314. Where the signature of a note in English is forged in German or Gothic characters, and is the same name in English as in German, it is not necessary to allege in the indictment that the signature is in German and give a transla tion. Aphotographed copy of a forged note that has since become illegible is admissible in evidence to prove the words of the note, upon proof that it is an exact copy of the words, without expert proof of the process of taking it. CONVICTION of forgery. The opinion states the case. Edward L. Thomas, for plaintifi in error. R. D. W. Holder, State's attorney, and James Mt-C'artney, zittorney-general, for people. SCHOLFIELD, J. The indictment under which plaintiff in error was convicted contains five counts, charging, in varying language, in some, the forging, and in the others, the uttering, and publishing as well, of an instrument, of which the following is acopy: "Four months (without grace) after date we, or either of us, promise to pay to the First National Bank of Bellevillc, or order the sum of four thousand one hundred and six 1751, dollars, f01' value received, with eight per cent interest per annum from maturity, at the oflice of the First National Bank of Belleville. Salob @d)mibt, J umus WINKLEB, WM. R. Psnrrsnn...".show more

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  • 1236936965
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