Archbold's Summary of the Law Relative to Pleading and Evidence in Criminal Cases; With Precedents of Indictments, &C. and the Evidence Necessary to Support Them

Archbold's Summary of the Law Relative to Pleading and Evidence in Criminal Cases; With Precedents of Indictments, &C. and the Evidence Necessary to Support Them

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...feloniously, unlawfully, and maliciously attempt the said J. N. to drown and suffocate, (" drown, suflbcate, or strangle,") with intent then and there, and thereby, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, the said J. N. to kill and murder; against the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace of our lord the King, his crown and dignity. fldd a count charging generally that the defendant did attempt to drown J..N'., &-c. Felony, death. 9 G. 4, c. 31, s. 11. App. This sentence may be recorded. 4 G. 4, c. 48. App. Evidence. Prove the attempt to drown, as stated in the indictment, and the intent, as directed ante, p. 344. Commencement as ante, p. 345.--in the county aforesaid, a certain gun, then and there loaded with powder and divers leaden shot, which he the said J. S. in both his hands then and there had and held, at and against one J. N., then and there feloniously, unlawfully, and maliciously did shoot, with intent, &c., as in the last precedent. fldd counts for shooting with'intent to maim, &c., as post, p. 352. Felon;/, death. 9 G. 4, c. 31, s. 11, App. This sentence may be recorded. 4 G. 4, c. 48, App. Evidence. Prove the shooting as stated in the indictment, and that the gun was loaded in such a manner as to produce the effect intended. See ' R. i: . Carr, infra, p. 351. Where an indictment alleged that the de fendant shot at the prosecutrix with a loaded pistol; in one set of counts, with a pistol loaded with gunpowder only; and in another set of counts, with a pistol loaded with gunpowder and other destructive materials; and it appeared that the pistol contained no ball or shot, but gunpowder and wadding only, the judge told the jury, that whether the...show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236944259
  • 9781236944252