Court of Appeal S

Court of Appeal S

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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. Excerpt: ...any verified claim being presented. The Court: Without any extra work being performed? Mr. Ryan: I ask your Honor to charge it as I have requested it. The Court: That the town board have authority to lawfully pay an unverified claim? Mr. Ryan: To pay a valid claim arising under this 977 contract; even though it is not verified. The Court: Well, I am a little in doubt about it: I think I will give you the benefit of it, and charge it. Mr. Ryan: That is, that the payment of this amount without a verified claim is no evidence of the commission, of the crime, or of the defendant's connection wim it. 978 The Court: Yes; I so charge. Mr. Ryan: I ask your Honor to charge the jury that there is no evidence that the certificate of the engineer of April 8th, was on account of extras on th. pump. The Court: No; I decline; there was talk about that. Q7Q Mr. Ryan: I except to the refusal of the Court tn charge as requested. I ask your Honor to charge the jury that there is no evidence tending to show that the firm of Lawrence Savage & Company was not entitled to receive from the town of West Seneca, on the day that the sum of $2,690.00 was ordered to be paid, and paid, the sum mentioned in the indictment. The Court: I have left that entirely to the jury. 980 Mr. Ryan: I except to your Honor's refusal to charge as requested. I ask your Honor to charge the jury that if, on the date of the payment of the sum of $2,690.00 Lawrence Savage & Company were entitled to receive from the town of West Seneca, that sum on account of any extrrt work that the firm had performed in accordance with 981 the provisions of the contract, there can be no conviction in this case. The Court: I so charge. Mr. Ryan: I ask your Honor to charge the jury, that there is no evidence in...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236762770
  • 9781236762771