The Texas Criminal Reports Volume 74

The Texas Criminal Reports Volume 74

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...the little boy or kill her. We have elected to treat all these bills jointly, as they all cover the same period of time, and all relate to the year 1906, five years prior to the homicide. If L. H. Brown did at that time make the threats, and deceased feared him and feared that he would take their little boy, and was in hiding from him, this was just after their separation and for five years thereafter, three years of the time knowing where his wife and child were, it is not shown, nor was it offered to be shown that he had said or done one thing to secure the possession of the child or made any effort to see Mrs. Brown. But does the testimony show that it was L. H. Brown who was the piano man that called at Mrs. Abbott's home? No, and if it was he made no effort to see or locate Mrs. Brown. Does any testimony show that it was L. H. Brown who entered the home of Mrs. Abbott at night, where Mrs. Brown had formerly lived? No. In fact it was not proposed to show that L. H. Brown was in fact the person who did any or all of these things, and the court did not err in excluding the testimony. If it should be conceded that at this time in 1906 just after L. H. Brown and his wife had separated, he had in fact made the threat "that he would have the little boy or kill Mrs. Brown"; that he in fact went to San Saba and in the night time entered Mrs. Abbott's home after Mrs. Brown had left; that he represented himself to be a "piano man," and went to her front gate; that he did in fact search for Mrs. Brown and the boy, and talked with the sheriff; that at that time Mrs. Brown feared him and bought a gun and was trying to keep it concealed from him, yet it aflirmatively appears in the record that L. H. Brown for...
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