Proceedings in the Senate on the Investigation of the Charges Preferred Against John H. McCunn

Proceedings in the Senate on the Investigation of the Charges Preferred Against John H. McCunn

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...were willing to assent to those changes, and that is the proposition that would have been agreed to by all parties; that is the proposition that was brought before us by Judge McCunn; I remember it distinctly, and I fasten it in my memory in that way. He-examination by Mr. Devlin: Q. It is not five minutes since you said the papers that were here this evening were a counter-proposition to the one introduced by Mr. Titus? A. You alluded to that, and I said that was the proposition by Mr. Titus. Q. Have you had any conversation since the Senate adjourned, on this subject, with any body? A. Yes, sir; I have told this question. Q. I mean in regard to this paper? A. Nothing more than I spoke to Mr Titus about it, and told him I had called it to my memory; I spoke to Mr. Parsons about it in the hotel, and told him that I was thoroughly convinced, and could explain it to the Senate. Q. How did you come to think you were mistaken, when you were quite positive, when you were on the stand before, that this was the paper that Judge McCunn had drawn? A. I was not very positive before, because I had not seen any of those papers since they were drawn up, which was in 1869, or 1870, and of course my memory is a little bit confused about it; but since I have thought it over, I am perfectly clear upon the matter. Q. You have talked with nobody except Mr. Titus, and Mr. Parsons, to communicate that matter? A. No, sir. Q. Has any body spoken to you about the subject? A. No, sir. Q. Where is the counter-proposition that you propose to give to these people? A. That I have not seen. Q. Do you know where it is? A. No, sir. Q. Do you know what the contents were? A. No, sir; I don't know exactly. Q. How did it differ from this one? A. It must have differed very...
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  • Paperback | 238 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236510763
  • 9781236510761