Papers on Appeal from Order Setting Aside Verdict

Papers on Appeal from Order Setting Aside Verdict

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...handwriting of the former pastor; and the books were produced by his successor in that office. Maxwell vs. Chapman, 8 Barb., 579. In this case the records of Trinity Church, New York, were admitted in evidence, on the testimony of Dr. Berrian. the then rector of the parish, who produced the books, proved them as the official records which he had received, and that Dr. Provost, by whom the entries had been made, was at the time the rector of Trinity parish, and that it was the duty of the rector of the parish to keep such a reeon 1. Bradford vs. Bradford, 51 N. Y, 6C9. In this case the register of the Unitarian Church at Balla Car, Ireland, was held to have been properly rejected, because the minister of the church testified that it was kept by no authority, that the keeping of it was optional. Kennedy vs. Doyle, 10 Allen, 1ti1. In this case it was held that the entry of decedent's baptism in the church records was admissible, because the book produced was admitted to be the church record of baptisms in a Roman Catholic Church in Lowell regularly kept by McDermott, the priest of the parish for a series of years, produced from the custody of O'Brien, the present 1iriest, into whose hands it came on the death of McDermott. And it was not denied on the trial and was conceded on the argument that the priest performed the rite of baptism and made the entry upon the record in the discharge of his ecclesiastical duty according to the rule and custom of his church. Whitcher vs. McLaughlin, 115 Mass., 167. In this case an entry in the baptismal record of St. Patrick's Church, Boston, was admitted in evidence. It was shown by the present priest of the parish that Father Lynch whose name was signed to the entry, died about three years before; more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791118
  • 9781236791115