Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 144

Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 144

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...appellee's home watching for Essie, and would motion her to come and meet him at a near-by spring. which she would do. About a month after the birth of her child Essie's mother demanded to know the name of the father of the child, and also how Essie had gotten certain money that her mother had found in a closet; and the daughter having refused to give her mother this information. they quarreled, and Essie went to Padgett's house, wh-ere she met the appellant by agreement. Appellant shortly thereafter obtained a servant's position for Essie in the home of his brother, W. K. Smalling, and this in spite of the fact that appellant admits that W. K. Sn1alling's wife was not on speaking terms with Essie. It further appears that Smalling and Essie and the child were occupying a room together at his brother's house on one occasion during a visit of one of the witnesses in such a way as to indicate that appellant and Essie were upon the most intimate terms. Furthermore, not only before, but after the birth of the child, appellant was very anxious to find out who would be charged with its paternity; and he went so far as to send his lawyer to Essie, who obtained her affidavit to the effect that appellant was not the child's father. When bastardy proceedings were taken against Sam Creek, appellant saw to it that Essie had a conveyance to town to appear before the grand jury; and upon the trial of this case between her father and Smalling, the latter saw to it that she had a conveyance to the court house. Upon the trial of the bastardy case against Sam Creek, appellant was summoned as a witness and not only ignored the summons, but admits that he successfully dodged the sherifl? who tried to execute an...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236942396
  • 9781236942395