The Great Baroda Case; Being a Full Report of the Proceedings of the Trial and Deposition of His Highness Mulhar Rao Gaekwar of Baroda for Instigating an Attempt to Poison the British Resident at His Court

The Great Baroda Case; Being a Full Report of the Proceedings of the Trial and Deposition of His Highness Mulhar Rao Gaekwar of Baroda for Instigating an Attempt to Poison the British Resident at His Court

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...1 came to the camp I mentioned it.. t, O--Well now, I want to learn what that means with a little more particularity--you were sitting where? A--At the warra of Palace. Q--Do you mean--let me understand--that you were in prison for fifteen days, and then you made this statement / A--For fifteen or twenty days I was in the city; until that time nobody asked me arlything. Q--Just let us have it perfectly intelligible--were you in prison fifteen or twenty days before anybody made any enquiry after you? A--Yes. 1 was in imprisonment at the wavva of Palace. Q--Who had charge of you? A--I was in the Senaputtee's cutcherry or office. Q--Who were the people who had charge of you? A--The Purdeysee people, Purdeysee sepoys. Q--Very well. Then, after being in prison for fifteen or twenty days, did anybody come to you to make a statement? A--No, nobody came to me there, but I was sent for here, Q--Who came for you? A--Some sepoys went there, or there is a karkoon named Vishnu Purrt. Q--Do you know? A--Gujanund Vithul, perhaps, sent peons or sepoys to call me.--Did you go to Gujanund Vithul, or what did you do?-Gujanund Vithul did not give me instructions. I came in a ghany and in company with a sepoy came to Gujanund Vithul. Q--Well, then, what said Gujanund Vithul to you? A--He asked me about the diamonds. Q--Hear now, what did he ask you? I would rather like to know how Gujanund Vithul does this sort of thing? A--He asked me how many diamonds were purchased at my place in the month of Ashwin. Q--At your place? A--At my place means the jewel room. Q--But you mean, I suppose, purchased by you? A--Yes, he did ask me whether or not.--Did he ask you whether you had purchased of Hemchund?--No, he asked me generally. Q--And what did you say? A--I said yes, they...show more

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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236546431
  • 9781236546432