The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 60

The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 60

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...the defendant for damages, alleging that defendant unlawfully and wrongfully procured and caused the plaintifi"s son, William Jefl'erson Carlton, of the age of eighteen years, or about that age, under the parental authority and control of plaiutifl', without his consent to quit the service of plaintifi' and to enter into that of defendant, whereby plaintiff was cleprived of the services and society of his son for a long time, to wit. / thirty days, and greatly troubled in mind; that his son while in de fendant's employment as aforesaid, and working on its line of railroad between Marshall and Jefferson, in the state of Texas, was on the 16th (lay of January, 1880, injured, so that on the 24th (lay oi said month he died; that the son was sober, industrious and dutiful, and plaintiff was old, poor, infirm and needy; that deceased had for years contributed to the support of plaintiff, who had reasonable expectation of its continuance; that his son, prior and up to the time of his injury, earned $2.50 per day, most of which was applied to the support of plaintiff, and plaintifl' had reasonable expectation of receiving support from him to the amount of $500 annually during plaintif's life, and plaintifi, at the death of his son, had reasonable expectation of fourteen years' continuance of life. " Plaintiff further alleges that he is the only surviving parent and only beneficiary of the said William Jefferson; that said injuries, wounds and bruises, of which his son died, were caused by the neg' ligence of defendant, and by the defenda-nt's then and there using cars of dangerous construction to the employees engaged in Cell? ling them; that said cars were of peculiarly dangerous...
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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786459
  • 9781236786456