The Trial of William Codling, Mariner, John Reid, Mariner, William MacFarlane, Merchant, and George Easterby, Merchant; For Wilfully and Feloniously Destroying and Casting Away the Brig Adventure on the High Seas, Within the Volume 1

The Trial of William Codling, Mariner, John Reid, Mariner, William MacFarlane, Merchant, and George Easterby, Merchant; For Wilfully and Feloniously Destroying and Casting Away the Brig Adventure on the High Seas, Within the Volume 1

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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. 1803 edition. Excerpt: ...only a servant maid being in the house, I thought them not quite secure, besides which, I was afraid ofa bankruptcy, and thought it right to secure what I could. ' Q. What sort of goods did you carry away from his house, from a double apprehension of their not being safe, because there was only a maid in. the house, and your fear of a bankruptcy? A. Every thing I could conveniently move in a coach-. '. Q. In what part 'of the house were they before you removed them?.. A. In differer1t' arts.. v 2.7. What sort ofP goods were they? A. I do not know what. '.;-Q. It is fit I should apprize you, that the magistrate before whom you were examined, is now in court, and that your original examination is likewise in court; how soon after Mr. Macfarlane was taken into custody, did you remove his goods into your house?-A. It was very shortly after. 92. How soon after i' A. The first night, or the night following. 52. Were you in his house when he was apprehended? A. No, I was not, I was in my own house, I had called at his house that morning, and was going over with a lady and gentleman to my own house, and Mr. Macfarlane was with us..9. When', in fact, he was apprehended?. A. It is not many yards from his house to mine. 2. In fact, when he was apprehended, he was in your company, going from his house to yours? A. Yes.. Q. What sort of goods did you remove from his houseto yours? ' ' A. Boxes chiefly...92.. How long had they been. at Mr. Macfarlane'$ before ou removed them i' A. "Iyhat it is impossiblefor me to say. 1 9. Not impossible, because you were much there! A. Not much. ' ' 2. Do you mean to swear you were not much there?, A. I was not always so much at his house as to know all his transactions.. 52. You passed but...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780760
  • 9781236780768