Defences to Crime; The Adjudged Cases on Defences to Crime Volume 5

Defences to Crime; The Adjudged Cases on Defences to Crime Volume 5

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...of Chancey. The horse ranged in that neighborhood. These parties pased through Malikoif in the morning about nine.o'clock. The defence first introduced W. H. Martin, and asked him in substance if he did not, shortly after the defendant's release from jail, meet John Clay in the public road, at a certain place, and ask the said Clay how his (Martin's) " claybank horse " was getting along; how he liked the range, and if he was not a "wild, fool kind of a horse; " and did not Clay answer that he was such a horse; and did not he (Martin) there and then say to John Clay: "You, Tom Knutson and the other boys may take up that horse and use him until I call for him." To these questions the witness answered: "No, I don't think I ever had such a conversation. If so, I have no recollection of it. I never gave anybody my consent to ride my horse." John Clay was the second witness introduced by the defence. He testified that he knew the horse the defendant let Martin have. When the defendant gave bond and was released from jail, about January 1, 1882, which was after he had employed Martin, the witness took the defendant this same horse, and the defendant rode him home. The witness had seen him ride this horse several times since then, and had seen him ride the horse since the disposition of the case against him, for services in which he gave Martin the horse. Some time in the spring of 1882, and after the disposition of that case, the witness in passing Martin's house saw that gentleman. Martin on that occasion asked the witness about the horse. He asked if he was not a wild, fool kind of a horse. The witness iold him that he was, and that he would pitch. Martin then said: ..".show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972902
  • 9781236972903