A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783; With Notes and Other Illustrations Volume 8

A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783; With Notes and Other Illustrations Volume 8

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...good trade, and damn him he would swear an thing tor money, and that Smith shouldy swear damn hini, he would have my blood. I cannot sum up the rest of them, for I have not them here. ' Just. Jones. There is Turbervile, and Du dale, and Smith; we will help you a to tiia persons. Just. Lcvinz. Pray keep to the business, and do not run out. Coll. Pray, my' lord, I have one thing to say about Smith; e says, I shewed him my arms, which l have had for any time almost these three years, ever since the plot brake out; I have been armed ready to oppose the papists, and I did my duty in the city in person in the trained-bands; but Smith says, these arms were to destroy the king-'s guards; but he does not prove thatl was confederate with any other person; but instead of that, there were other persons that tiny, with his own mouth, that be did not believe there was any protestant plot; nay, he did believe I Said it only in waiiton'ness. This is all; then how probable was it, that I m iself should seize the king, or destroy his gutnds? _ Just. Jones. You remember captain Brown, captain Clinton, and Don Lewes, Mr. Colle ire. ' J Coll. Did he swear they were all in my company at Oxon? Just. Jonrs. Yes, Dugdale did. Coll. My lord, captain Brown and Lewes were frieni s to my ord Howard, with whom and other company I came down to Oxon, and they lay with me at the Chcquer, and they werein my company, because they were guests in the house, and we came along tovether; but he does not say they were either of them armed more than myself, nor was lie ever in company with us; how then does he know we were in 1 coiispinicy I' Just. Jones: Because you told him at London tirst that they were such persons. Coll. I never saw Lewes in my days, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 610 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837045
  • 9781236837042