Congressional Edition Volume 2888

Congressional Edition Volume 2888

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...working of a turpentine orchard, and at the same time these individual trespasses too. Q. And the only reason you have to assign for approving these affidavits at a different time is you might be advised by the hearing of a few cases whether it was proper to go on with the hearing of the others.--A. Yes, sir; in many instances. Q. That reason would not apply unless they were all of the same character. How could you be assisted at one hearing of a case unless they were of the same character?--A. These cases generally were in this way where one man would make several complaints and he would give the name of witnesses. In order to see the character of the case as made by him and the testimony of witnesses as put down as it applies to that particular section of land, I would see the testimony of some of those witnesses and see what they knew about the case. It applied in that way. Q. Taking these Turner cases as a sample it appears that you approved them at about six different times, ranging from April to August. The (, 'UAiitiiAN. Please let me understand; these fourteen complaints were made by the same man on the same day and v/ere delivered into your hands f A. Yes, sir. Q. Referring to the same prosecution, to wit, the cutting of timber upon a particular tract of land owned by B. D. Turner, in Choctaw County, your approval of the fourteen was strung along from April the 20th to August: the 9th. That is the character of the transaction that is being presented!--A. Yes; my reason is just as I have stated, but those were not all the cases presented against the hands up there; I did not approve all the papers. By Mr. McCORMiCK: Q. That is not very material at this stage of the investigation. You have already stated it, and you have a perfect...show more

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  • Paperback | 642 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,129g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802845
  • 9781236802842