Supreme Court, Appellate Division--First Department

Supreme Court, Appellate Division--First Department

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...in which the building was found, and that is the thing set up in our answer. What it seemed to him cannot bind us, and whether De Malignon made a mistake in arrest-ing the man or not does not affect us. Objection sustained. Exception. 306 Mr. Palmer: Your Honor does not care to hear me. The Court: No, we must shorten the trial somewhat, if we can. Q. Standing there, as a fireman, holding the evidence, as you said, for the arrival of De Malignon, when you found the candle upon the floor with the rags surrounding it, as you say, and the streamer above saturated with oil, did you look at that streamer at all 307 to see whether there was any evidence of its being singed or burned? A. No, sir. I was there alone with it, probably an hour, not alone with the bundle and the candle, I was not there alone at any time. While I was waiting for the fire marshall, Battalion Chief Martin was with me, we were both there, maybe an hour; I could not swear positively how long I was there; I was there half an hour waiting with the evidence for the arrival of the fire marshal. Q. And you testify to this jury that within that half hour, with the candle on the floor, showing that it had been lit, you made no examination of the streamer whatever? A. We had sent for the man that was going to examine. Q. Did you testify to this jury--The Court: He has answered that question. Mr. Bartlett: He has answered three times that he did not examine the rags. 308 Mr. Palmer: Do you sustain the objection on the ground that he has already answered? The Court: Yes, I make the objection myself. Exception by plaintiff. The policeman who tried to pull the rags out of that bale, and found he could not do it, was Brady. He is a pretty fair sized man. He took hold of one piece of...show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857100
  • 9781236857101