Charges of the Bar Association of New York Against Hon. George G. Barnard and Hon. Albert Cardozo, Justices of the Supreme Court, and Hon. John H. McCunn, a Justice of the Superior Court of the City of New York, and Testimony Volume 2

Charges of the Bar Association of New York Against Hon. George G. Barnard and Hon. Albert Cardozo, Justices of the Supreme Court, and Hon. John H. McCunn, a Justice of the Superior Court of the City of New York, and Testimony Volume 2

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...the members of the firm of Field & Sherman who were attorneys for the plaintiffs had control over the suit at all times? A. Of course the attorneys in the suit. 1 wasn't retained by them. Q. If they were the attorneys you were bound to follow their directions were you not? A. Is o, sir; I should not have followed their directions. Q. You would have signed stipulations in their name? A. No, sir; I wouldn't. Q. You would not have done anything without their authority? A. I couldn't have taken any step in the suit, but I could have done what I was retained to do--jrrocured and served the order. Examination by Mr. Van Cott: Q. Will you look at the printed complaint in the case of the Erie Railway Company marked " Charge 3 C." The Chairman: What case has the witness been referring to thus far? Mr. Van Cott: The explanation is in regard to the Susquehanna matter. Q. Will you look at the printed complaint in the cause of the Erie Railway Company, marked "Charge 3 C," and also at the original complaint in the same action, marked;' Indorsed, filed, June 28th, 1870, heard on motion Jnne 23d, 1870," and state wherein the printed complaint varies from the complaint so filed? A. I couldn't tell that, from such a long paper as this, without comparing it through; I couldn't swear to that, sir. Q. Will you send to the Committee a copy of the amendments made to the original complaints, so that they can make a distinction between them? A. I haven't the things in my office. The papers on file, are the original papers, and the memoranda, and whatever I had, I haven't now got; I think the complaint was amended twice; I filed everything, so far as I know. Mr. Van Cott: The witness states that he is not able to furnish a copy of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236581245
  • 9781236581242