The Trial of Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch, of Gilmerton, Bart; For the Murder of Sir Francis Kinloch, Bart., His Brother-German, Before the High Court

The Trial of Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch, of Gilmerton, Bart; For the Murder of Sir Francis Kinloch, Bart., His Brother-German, Before the High Court

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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. 1795 edition. Excerpt: ...fituacion on this occasion proceeded from intoxication t By no means. He called for a bottle os wine, and drar.k only a sew glasses of it. Indeed his situation made such an impression on my mind, and I was so much convinced of his deranged state, that when I went home, I told my lister, (who was well acquainted with the Major, ) that 1 should not be surprised if he committed some rash action against himself. When did you again see the Major? I went to the Major the day aster he was brought into tidinr. Jail, at his own request, and found him as calm, rational, and collected, as I ever remembered him, and persectly sensible of the deplorable situation which he was then in. He said, he had been much deranged in his judgement for a considerable time before the satal accident besel his brother, and that he did did not know he had a pistol in his hand, till he IieaYd the report. I called upon. him. two days asterwards, in company with Dr James Home, and found him, (as I thought, ) quite delirious and surious; and, when we left him, I had some conversation about him with Dr Home, who was of opinion, that if the Major's sever continued much longer, ' it would be adviseable to put the strait-waistcoat upon him. When I went in upon this occasion, the Major was walking rapidly about the room, which was very small, as if for a wager. Lord Advocate. You have told us, that, when you saw the pannel at Dumbreck's hotel, he was alarmed, and that you had to ask the same question two or three times over before he gave an answer. Now, when he did return an answer, was it a rational and distinct one? It was generally pretty much so, but. expressed with a degree of melancholy and wildness which 1 never observed before....... ' Captain Miller examined by Mrshow more

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  • English
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  • 9781236654052