Supreme Court, the People New York

Supreme Court, the People New York

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: be thrown from its cars, and was thereby much injured, and sustained great damage, to wit, in the sum of five thousand dollars, and was put to great trouble and expense in employing a physician and attendance by reason of such injury. "Therefore, and by reason of the premises, this plaintiff claims compensation, in damages, in the amount of five thousand dollars, and demands judgment therefor, besides costs. SELAH SQu1REs, Plff's Atty., 229 Broadway. Fe rst.--Tl1e defendants admit that they were, on the seventeenth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and have ever since been, a corporation within this State, and legally constituted as such by the laws of the legislature of this State. Seooncl.---The defendants, for a further answer, say, that they deny each and every other charge and allegation in the complaint of the said plaintiff not before answered. T/zz'1'centsZ.--The defendants, for a further answer to said complaint, say, that the supposed act of being thrown from the cars, alleged by the plaintiff, if any such took place, and the damages alleged to have been sustained thereby, by the said plaintiff, if any, were caused by the carelessness, negligence, and wrongful act and fault of the said 9 plaintiff, and was not caused by any carelessness or negligence, or fault of the said defendants, their servants or agents. And the defendants, therefore, demand that the said complaint be dismissed with costs, to be paid to the said defendants. Morr & CARY, Defts' Attys. This action came on to be tried before his Honor Ransom Balcom, one of the Judges of this Court, at a Circuit, held at the city of New York, before a jury, on the 4th day of November, 1858. After opening the case, thshow more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236951743
  • 9781236951748