Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia at the

Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia at the

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...he would have seen and heard it, and it would have been impossible for him not to see and hear it if it had happened; that he was back in the car several minutes after the train left the station, and when they pulled away from Haywood the door was open, though it was possible it may have blown shut later and have been closed between Haywood and Bolen; he did not know whether it was open all the way or not. J. B. McCorkle testified that he had no connection with the defendant company or its receivers, but was a news-agent on the A., B. & A. passenger-train leaving Wayeross for Atlanta, on which Captain Morris was conductor, on Saturday night, the last of July, 1913; that the railroad company allowed him four seats in the front of the second-elass coach, in which he put his stock of merchandise for sale; that on the night referred to, conductor Morris did not take a negro man or boy from his seat in that car or from the secondclass ear with the help of the porter, and carry him and put him ofi the car between Haywood and Bolen stations; that no negro between 16 and 18 years old came to his stand in the car to buy something and was taken away from that place; that, to the best of his recollection, some one bought a package of cigarettes or cigarette-papers on leaving Haywood, but no one disturbed this person and he went back behind, somewhere back the other way, walked back and sat down, and nobody bothered him at all; that if any one had got on at Haywood that night he would not have known anything about it, because he paid no attention to who got on or off; that after this negro bought the cigarettes from him, he went back and sat down back of his stock in the ear, but the witness could not say whether this was the negro killed...
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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589351
  • 9781236589354