Narrative and Proofs; By Thomas Lord Camelford

Narrative and Proofs; By Thomas Lord Camelford

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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. 1785 edition. Excerpt: ...to Mr. Smith; for it was only consent, as it was four weeks before the removal of the family to London, which is rebut four weeks pre-' vious to the re-presented as having been a little after the day appointed for the bHdge. frm TUn" wedding, and which day, as we are told by Mr. Smith, was to be at the end of fix weeks after the consent was given. ThisLetterisdated-The same Letter of August the 24th, must also have been written the'coolnefs disco-three weeks before that of Miss Wilkinson to Mr. Smith; which, vered-according to his account, intimated a coolness in her father, and" the apprehension os a change in his mind upon the subject. If consent given Another difficulty occurs; viz. that if the 29th July was the day will whkhhgives of consent, it was the very day after the date of that Will by which only 10,000 to tne father has reduced his daughter Mary's fortune to the sum of Mrs. Smith dated 6 the 28th July. 10,000, if she married Mr. Smith, contrary to his advice;--" a. "marriage that promised nothing but ruin and beggary." All these difficul-These are difficulties thrown upon the fact; but they are thrown "he sactbyn 1" uPon 11 by Mr-SrRitn and are not material to the evidence adduced Smith, but not as-by Lord Camelford, in support of the assertions made by him; nor fecting the evidence, . of Lord Camel ford, would he have made any comment upon them, if they had not respected the dates, which, though essential to a fair judgment, have been left extremely indefinite by Mr. Smith The reader will determine the day appointed for the wedding either upon the ioth August, or the ioth of September; and will accordingly refer the day of consent either to the 29th of June, or to the 29th of July. At...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236552520
  • 9781236552525