Exposition of the Law of Crimes and Punishments

Exposition of the Law of Crimes and Punishments

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...to be invalid and of no eject. This effect seems to follow only when the stamp is omitted with. intent to defraud the government. (13 U. S. Stats. 481, 1; 2 Russ. Cr. 339; B. v. Lyon, 1 Brit. Cr. Cas. 255; Campbell v. Wilcox, 10 Wal. 421; Hale v. Wilkinson, 21 Grat. 79.) 3." But not if on its Face it be Illegal and Void. Thus the false making of a will of land purporting to be attested by only one witness is not forgery. (2 East. P. C. 953--'54; 2 Russ. Cr. 348.) 2'. What False Making amounts to Forgery. The making of any instrument of writing which is the subject of forgery, or the altering, adding to, taking from, or erasing the same, without lawful authority, whereby an appearance of truth is given to a mere deceit and falsity, is forgery. (2 East. P. C. 855--'56; 2 Russ. Cr. 354.) W. C. 1." False-Making of the Entire Instrument. See 2 East. P. C. 855; 2 Russ. Cr. 318. 2." False Signature to a True Instrument, or True Signature to a False Instrument. Thus the endorsing of a genuine bill with a false name, procuring a genuine name and writing a false instrument above it, endorsing a genuine bill with one's true name happening to be the same as that of the payee, knowing that he is not the true payee; issuing a note with a true name, as the note of another of that name; all these are instances of forgery. (2 East. P. C. 958, 961; Id. 855; Id. 963 to 966; 2 Russ. Cr. 328 & seq.; Id. 318; Id. 321.) 3." Signing one's own Name with a False Addition really belonging to Another of the Same Name.. See 2 Russ. Cr. 321 & seq.; Dav. Cr. 163; R. v. VVebb, 1 Brit. Cr. Cas. 405. 4." But not a False Representation (with the Party's true lVame) that he is the Person designed, ...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236935939