Report of the State Trials, Before a General Court Martial Held at Montreal in 1838-9; Exhibiting a Complete History of the Late Rebellion in Lower CA

Report of the State Trials, Before a General Court Martial Held at Montreal in 1838-9; Exhibiting a Complete History of the Late Rebellion in Lower CA

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...you took the oath administered by Guertin, did he explain to you what was meant by "la chasse" and going "a la chasse." A.--He did not explain it to me; I was there only once. Noel Benjamin Dit St. Aubain, of St. Marie, farmer, having been brought into Court, and the charge read to him, he is duly sworn, and states as follows: --Question by the Judge Advocate--Look at the prisoners before the Court, and declare whether you know them, and if you saw them, or any of them, between the first and fifteenth days of November last; when, where, and how engaged? Answer--I saw the prisoner, Bourdon, at the house of one Tetreau, a tavern keeper, of St. Marie, about twelve o'clock on the night of Saturday, third November last; he was there with about thirty persons, and had a fowling piece. Q. by the same--Did you see any arms atTetreau's, either fire-arms or spears, or any other kind of weapon! A.--I saw two persons in the house who had fire-arms, and also several on the road; but I saw no other arms in the house. Q. by the same--Where had the body of men whom you saw at Tetreau's house, come from; how long did they remain, and where did they go, on leaving it 1 A.--They came from the direction of St. Cesaire; they were still there when I left, and I do not know where they went to. Q. by the same--Had you any conversation with any people there, and what did they say; did Bourdon make any remark to you 1 A.--I endeavoured to persuade a brother of mine, who was with them, to go home; Bourdon told me I was an "impudent fellow," and to go home myself. I was on horseback, and on Bourdon's saying this, I rode off; I do not know if he had any command; I heard him say to the people about him, "Marchons, marchons.n Q. by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492706
  • 9781236492708