New York Criminal Reports; Reports of Cases Decided in All Courts of the State of New York Involving Questions of Criminal Law and Practice, with Notes and References Volume 8

New York Criminal Reports; Reports of Cases Decided in All Courts of the State of New York Involving Questions of Criminal Law and Practice, with Notes and References Volume 8

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...defendant then informed him that the persons who had been upon the strike did not return to the employment of the firm for the reason that Popkin had not settled with the defendant. He stated then that he asked the defendant "What kind of a settlement have I got with you? I don't owe you any money." And that the reply was, " You have got to pay me five hundred dollars to have your people back again to work.... If you want to have your people back again to work you have got to pay me that amount of money." I told him I didn't know what for. Finally he says to me, "I will take three hundred dollars." I told him: "I wouldn't give you one cent because I don't know for what." He says, "If you do not give me the three hundred dollars you can't have your people back again to work." And when this conclusion was reached and asserted, the defendant, together with one of the persons named Zipkin, who was with him, left the store, and shortly afterwards Zipkin returned and said something about a settlement for one hundred dollars. This statement was made to Mr. Marks, the other partner. And shortly after that, the defendant returned to the store with Mr. Zipkin, and then stated, "I will take one hundred dollars. I am doing that as a favor to Zipkin, and instead of three hundred dollars, if you want your people back, I will take one hundred dollars." And thereupon a check was given to the defendant, subscribed by the firm, for the sum of one hundred dollars, upon which the defendant received the money. The witness further testified that he believed, at the time the check was paid to the defendant, that the latter had the power to keep his men from returning to their...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236800036
  • 9781236800039