Report of the Trial of an Indictment; Prosecuted at the Instance of the West India Dock Company Versus John Smith [And Others] for an Alleged Conspiracy 1821

Report of the Trial of an Indictment; Prosecuted at the Instance of the West India Dock Company Versus John Smith [And Others] for an Alleged Conspiracy 1821

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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. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...A. All that time--no perhaps I cannot say that, though 1 have never been discharged only when there has been a slackness of work. Q. How long is it since you were last discharged? A. Why I have been nine years in the rum department. Q. How long is it since you were last discharged? A. It was only for one day about a month or six weeks ago. I was then suspended for a day, and I went up to the Secretary and I was taken back again. Q. What was the reason of your being suspended? A-It was on account of this striking business. Q. When they perfectly understood you they sent you back again? A. I was put on the next day. I was sent down to Captain Parish, and was taken on the next day. Q. You did not tell him that you were likely to give evidence? A. Not a word of the kind. Q. You were taken on and here you are to day? A. Yes. n- srww ot Jml, H-vi wv(, / Tj.. i Re-examined by Mr. Walford. Q. Do you know, if the practice is after they have done working at the Docks to go and work for other-masters? A It has been in former times. Mr. Phillips. They do not think eight hours a day labour enough? Mr Common Sergeant. Many men work more than that, you have yourself; I am sure I have. Witness. The slackness of the work now is such that they do not like men to make overwork. Edward Roden Sworn. Examined by Mr. Sergeant Bosanquet. Q. Are you an extra Cooper at the West India Docks? A. Yes. Q. On which side? A. The dry side. Q. Is that the sugar side? A. Yes. Q. Do you know Hall the Defendant? A. Yes. Q. Did you see him at the Ben Johnson? A. Yes. Q. Did you see him there during the time of the strike? A. Yes. Q. Now tell us what passed there. Did you hear him say any thing? A. I heard him say, that he had mentioned to twenty or thirty men to go to his..show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236678893
  • 9781236678898