Railroad Reports Volume 20

Railroad Reports Volume 20

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... Forge v. New York, N. H. & H. R. R 5 any fractures, although he had suspicions as to a fracture. The defendant contended, and offered to show, that the X-ray placed the right foot upon the right side of the plate, and the left foot upon the left side of the plate, and that in printing sensitized paper the objects would be reversed; and that, as matter of fact, the pictures showing an enlargement were pictures of the right foot, instead of the left. This evidence was excluded. Immediately before this the defendant had offered the glass plate from which the plaintiffs pictures were taken, and this was excluded. Subsequently other pictures printed from the same plate were ofiered in evidence, and were excluded. No reason appears in the exceptions why the evidence offered by the defendant was excluded, and we can see no reason why the plate from which the pictures put in evidence by the plaintiff were printed should not have been admitted. It was produced by the photographer who made the pictures. The ground urged by the plaintiff against its admission was that it had on it the letters "R" and "L," which had been put on since the pictures put in evidence by the plaintiff had been printed. These letters did not in any way obscure the portion of the left foot in controversy, and were certainly no more objectionable than the letters added in pencil to the plaintiff's pictures. It is further contended by the plaintiff that there was some doubt as to the manner in which the plate was made, and that the judge might have excluded it for that reason. We see nothing in the exceptions to substantiate this claim. If it were true, then the plaintiff's pictures should not have been admitted. It is entirely clear from the...show more

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  • Paperback | 482 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 853g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813545
  • 9781236813541