Reports of Cases Argued an Determined in the Supreme Court of New South Wales Volume N . 13

Reports of Cases Argued an Determined in the Supreme Court of New South Wales Volume N . 13

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...principal of which authorities are James v. Boston (a), Spill v. Maule (b), Dawlcins v. Lord Paulett (c), Hart v. Gumpatch (d), and Laughton v. Bishop of Sodor and Man (e). As to the first ground, l am clearly of opinion that the evidence was sufiicient to support the verdict, even admitting the privilege to its fullest extent. The unnecessary, even though lawful mention of Mrs. Phillpots' name in the first instance---the absence of the slightest knowledge by the Bishop of M rs. Phillpots, or of her husband, or their characters, before mentioning her name as an "adulteress"--the assertion that Mr. Thackeray and Mrs. Phillpots had been " seen in the act," also most unnecessarily introduced into the inhibition, and not the least impropriety established, or attempted to be established, before the jury--the hasty issue of the inhibition as giving the Bishop's " credit " to the accusation, ----and the declining to retract in Court ea) 2 Oar. & Kin, -1 (134-E7) b) L. R. 4, Each. 232 (1869) cents) L. R. 5, Q. B. 94(1sa) 4) L It. 4, P. o. 439 (1872) 0) L. it.-t, P. 0. 40-H1872) as offered by the plaintifl"s counsel (Simpson v. Robin0011(0) were in my opinion ample evidence to have justified the verdict even without resorting to the other evidence of the Bishop's undue bias against Mr. Thackeray himself. ' But secondly, as tu the admissibility of that evidence in this action by Mr. and Mrs. Phiilpots, as to the Bishop's undue bias against. Mr. Thackeray alone, it is quite plain to me that the defendant's own argument as to the privilege being one and indivisible, and extending over all communications made by a Bishop to a clergyman within the privilege as to persons other thashow more

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