The New Hampshire Reports Volume 37

The New Hampshire Reports Volume 37

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...of the causes of caption specified in sec. 13, chap. 188 of the Revised Statutes; but to render depositions, so taken, admissible on the trial, one of the grounds for admitting them must then exist, which are specified in sec. 1 of that act. Whether sec. 20, chap. 188, Revised Statutes, which requires the cause of caption to be certified, is repealed by the act of December 26, 1848, so far as relates to depositions thus taken, de bene esse, qucere; but if not, the cause of caption is sufiiciently set forth, if the magistrate certifies that the deposition is taken for the purpose of being used at the trial, if any of the grounds upon which it may be admitted pursuant to the provisions of sec. 1 of the act, shall then exist. Dole v. Erskine. Proof that a juror, who, upon being interrogated at the commencement of the trial, stated that he had heard the case talked about, but had formed no opinion in the case, had said three years before that from what he had been informed by a third person he thought the defendant was to blame in the transaction which was the subject of the suit, furnishes no ground for setting aside the verdict. TansrAss, for an assault and battery, alleged in the declaration to have been committed by the defendants, upon the plaintiff on the 13th day of November, A. D. 1854. Writ dated February 15, 1855. The defendants severed in their defences, Erskine pleading, 1, the general issue; and, 2, son assault demesne; and Chase pleading, 1, the general issue; 2, that the plaintiff commenced an assault upon Erskine, and that the defendant, Chase, interfered to prevent the same, using no more force than was necessary for that purpose; and, 3, that the plaintiff and Erskine were engaged in fighting and breaking the peace, and that...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236977246
  • 9781236977243