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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. Excerpt: ...his interest, if the man got rich who bought it; I may have testified to Mr. McCarthy, that he said "if every body got rich" or "if everybody else got rich;" 1 don't know that I did; when 1 went over to see him on the thirtieth day of October, 1874, and carried a paper which had been signed by Gennet and myself; I suppose it was between three and four; I could nor fix the hour; I did not see anybody else at that interview; 1 don't think it lasted over two minutes; we were therefor the purpose of delivering this paper and obtaining from him the other; I don't recollect whether or not I 203 told Mr. Cassidy at that time or not that this paper which had been signed by Gennet and myself was a transfer of my interest in this patent; T am not aware that he then said to me in substance that he did not want any more receipts; 1 don't remember that he gave any reason for declining to give ip the other receipt or paper; I did not give a dollar of the $2,500 that I received "from Cassidy to Mr. Gennet; he had lio portion of it either in money or in other valuable things; I regarded myself as under no obligation to pay him any part of it; a letter dated j( Oct. 15, 1874, from Mr. Marsland, consenting to this transfer of Oct. 30, was shown to me; I received that letter from Marsland on the loth day of October, 1874, from his hands; he wrote it in my office; when I went to Mr. Cassidy to get the 82,500, I had great confidence in the value of this patent; I thought perhaps it would make my fortune, and every bod' else's who had anything to do with it; I regarded it as of great value to me; 1 do yet. 205 Re-direct examination by Mr. Mccarthy: (Counsel hands witness a letter.) That is the Schaeffer letter. Letter offered and read in evidence by...show more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698093X
  • 9781236980939