Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona Volume 7

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona Volume 7

By (author) 

List price: US$13.13

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of the United States, which declares that "If any person shall cut, or cause or procure to be cut, or aid, or assist, or be employed in outing any live-oak or red-cedar trees, or other timber on, or shall remove, or cause or procure to be removed, or aid, or assist, or be employed in removing any live-oak or red-cedar trees or other timber, from any... lands of the United States, ... with intent to export, dispose of, use, or employ the same in any manner whatever, other than for the use of the navy of the United States; every such person shall pay a fine not less than triple the value of the trees or timber so cut, destroyed, or removed, and shall be imprisoned not exceeding twelve months." After the usual jurisdictional and necessary averments, the indictment charged "that the said Rafael Soto, within and upon the public unsurveyed lands of the United States, and upon the lands known and designated as the 'Camp McDowell Military Reservation, ' did unlawfully, willfully, and wrongfully cut, cause to be cut, remove, and cause to be removed therefrom, mesquite trees and mesquite timber, to wit, five hundred mesquite trees, of the value of two hundred and fifty dollars lawful money of the United States, with the intent then and there to use and dispose of the same in a manner other than for the use of the United States navy." The defendant demurred to the indictment on the ground that the facts stated did not constitute a public offense, relying upon the former adjudication of this court in Bustamente v. United States, 4 Ariz. 344, 42 Pac. 111, wherein it was distinctly held that "mesquite is not 'timber, ' within the meaning of said section 2461." The district court, following the...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236949552
  • 9781236949554