Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 26

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 26

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...of proof was on the defendant to prove that he did not alter iti "The defendant objected, that the order, No. 139, offered, did not correspond with and prove the order named in the indictment, the sign 51$ being in the order before the figures specifying the amount of order and not in the indictment; but the Court ruled the variance immaterial. " To which rulings and directions and opinions the defendant excepted," by his counsel; and the exceptions were allowed by the presiding Judge. The following is a copy of the first count in the indictment: --" State of Maine. Hancock ss.--At the Supreme Judicial Court of said State of Maine, begun and holden at Ellsworth within and for said county of Hancock, on the seventh Tuesday next after the fourth Tuesday of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-five. " The jurors for said State of Maine upon their oaths present that Hiram Flye, of Mount Desert, in said county of Hancock, yeoman, on the twenty-fifth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, at Mount Desert aforesaid, in the county of Hancock aforesaid, did falsely make, alter, forge and counterfeit, and did cause and procure to be falsely made, altered, forged and counterfeited a certain order for the payment of money, purporting to be made and drawn by Eaton Clarke, and Isaac Somes, selectmen for the town of Mount Desert for the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, upon Daniel Somes the treasurer of said town of Mount Desert, or his successor in said oflice, for the sum of nineteen dollars and thirty-six cents, and also purporting to be payable to one Moses Hale, or his order, which said false, forged, altered and...show more

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  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 376g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692195X
  • 9781236921956