Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 56

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 56

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...some of the things in the room given her by the Doctor, but never said anything to him about the money, bonds o_r trunk; told him the Doctor gave her the secretary and map; and that the defendant gave her no chance to converse with him; that she wrote the letter of Feb. 8, 1866, to John Atkinson; and that the Doctor gave to her brother William a bunch of keys, ---keys of his room, secretary and trunk. William B. Hatch, testified, among other things, that he was at Dgq1.m='Atkinson's, Sunday, January 14, 1866, when the Doctorahattwan ill-turn; that when he revived witness asked the"'Doctor if he had anything to say to him; that the Doctor replied, ---the had a great deal; that the Doctor then said to the plaintifl'--"I want Will, (calling witness Will, ) to have my keys and money;" that the plaintiff left the room and soon returned with a trunk and keys, and put them on the table near where the doctor was sitting; that the doctor and witness then looked over the money; that the Doctor locked the trunk and gave witness the key and said, ---" I want you to keep it for Mary, --as you hope for prosperity here and peace hereafter, do right by your sister Mary;" that witness took charge of the money and keys; that the funds consisted of government bonds, greenbacks and gold, amounting to $6,390; that he kept possession until Jan. 24, 1866, when he delivered trunk, money and keys to the defendant, telling him at the same time, that the Doctor had disposed" of part of his property. The defendant put in certain letters, the material parts of which will be found in the opinion. ' The defendant testified, among other things, that W. B. Hatch told him that the Doctor had disposed of a part of his...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236950860
  • 9781236950864