Florida Reports Volume 71

Florida Reports Volume 71

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...in the practice of his profession as a physician, leaving his wife and six children and a man relative of his in a comfortable and roomy home abundantly furnished, and with an abundance of clothing and bed coverings, and after an absence of about two and a half months he was brought back to this State under a warrant sued out by his wife charging him with the crime of wilfully withholding the means of support from his children. When he left he made out and verified divers accounts that he held against various of his patrons and with a power of attorney delivered them to the male relative of his who resided at his home with his family, with instructions to collect said accounts and to devote such collections to the maintenance and support of his family during his absence. That during the two and a half months that he was away his family got the benefit of upwards of $167.00 in money, sent back by him after he left, and some of it left by him at the time he left, and in groceries and country produce from collections made of the accounts left by him. $107.45 of this amount being admittedly received directly by his wife including therein $10.00 sent to her oldest daughter by the defendant. That since his return to Florida, he has taken his three oldest children, a girl of fourteen years of age and two boys, one twelve years and the other nine years of age, and has put them at a boarding school where he maintains them; and besides since his return he has been and is still paying $30.00 per month to his wife for her support and that of his three remaining youngest children. Under these circumstances: Held, That a case has not been made out of a wilful withholding from the defendant's children of the means of procuring the necessities of life....show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123685229X
  • 9781236852298