Trial of Alexander Fletcher Before the United Associate Synod, Containing All the Documents Which Were Laid Before That Court, Ed. by a Member of Syno

Trial of Alexander Fletcher Before the United Associate Synod, Containing All the Documents Which Were Laid Before That Court, Ed. by a Member of Syno

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ... that the most foul lies were spoken and written to ruin her character. He, therefore, found himself compelled, in justice to her, not to withhold the information required, and he therefore showed the few excerpts he had to these gentlemen, (who, it must be recollected, were Mr. Fletcher's own friends, and had previously heard from his own mouth, or from his sisters, their edition of the story, ) with a view to contradict, in the most direct manner, Mr. Fletcher's injurious concealment of his solemn engagement, and the assertion in Mr. M'Crone's letter that Miss Dick had offered her hand. Mr. Dick was also informed. by these gentlemen, that Mr. Fletcher took credit to himself for the most upright conduct in the whole affair, and blamed Dr. Dick as the cause of his breaking off. To obviate this other misrepresentation, Mr. Dick communicated the nature of the last part of the correspondence, which does not surely contain any effusions of affection and feeling which require to be concealed, but was purposely written to meet the eye of friends, and as an excuse for his conduct, which he was putting in the most false, though favourable, light to himself, at the expense of Dr. Dick and the family. Such isthe state of facts on which Mr. Fletcher founds a charge of cruelty, treachery, and duplicity on the part ot Mr. Alexander Dick. Only a few excerpts and sentences were in Mr. Dick's possession, and these were only used to contradict the unfounded and calumniatory insinuations he and his friends had circulated against Miss Dick and her father. He is the party against whom charges of ' abandoned and wanton - cruelty" in injuring the feelings, destroymg the happiness, and tarnishing the character of Mist Dick, of " abominable treachery..".show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634144
  • 9781236634146