The Trial of George Gordon, Esquire, Commonly Called Lord George Gordon; For High Treason, at the Bar of the Court of King's Bench, on Monday, February 5th, 1781

The Trial of George Gordon, Esquire, Commonly Called Lord George Gordon; For High Treason, at the Bar of the Court of King's Bench, on Monday, February 5th, 1781

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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. 1781 edition. Excerpt: ...to St. George's Fields put into writing? I fancy all their actions are in writing. A. Several of them are. Court. Mosl undoubtedly you cannot ask to the contents of any thing that is in writing, without producing the writing itself. Mr. Atlorney General. I ask you, whether you did not, in your opinion and judgement, -disapprove of going up with this petition, accompanied by the general body I A. Yes. 91, Then, when it was determined before the zd of June to go up with the general bddy, you disapprovcd of it? 'A.; Ldid not know before the zd of June that it was to be; it was spoken of in the side-room a few minutes before his Lordship came to take the chair, that his Lordship iintended to resume that subjecc t that had been spoken to in the Old Crown and Rolls at the last publick meeting, and to know from the Association at large, whether they thought it proper to go up with it at large; and then it was that I and some others thought it would be inexpedient. Q, VVlpcther that was not the reason with you for not attending it, because you disap roved o it? P A. No; Ihad parochial duty. I Q Did any other of the committee attend that you know of? A. I don't know. Court. What-was the parochial duty you had to attend? A. Reading prayers; it was of a Friday.-, .. Q, What was the hour of prayers?. A. At eleven o'clock. I have generally children to baptize, and frequently pensionera to bury, that are buried always immediately after church... A After church in the morning service? t A. Yes. Q, Then you would have been time enough?-A; Not to have gone to the fields.. Mr. Artarnqy General. But. you might have taken the opportunity to have gone upon so important an occasion. A. I make a conscience of doing my duty.. i 2, Did it not occur to you that a petition...show more

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