A second letter [from J. Price] to ... Edmund Burke ... on the subject of the evidence referred to in the second report of the Select committee of the House of commons, appointed to enquire into the state of justice in the provinces of Bengal, Bahar, and Orressa. With a compleat refutation of the letter of P. Francis to the Court of directors of the East India company, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Page 7 - ... even ran into the river from the terror at feeing a bramin executed in that ignominious manner; that the circumftance of his execution was received with great horror by all the natives as well as moft of the Europeans, who, in general, thought it a hard cafe. Being...
Page 7 - Said he had, that he faw the whole, except the imme" diate act of execution. From the parapet of" the new " fort, not quite half a mile from the place of execution, " there were eight or ten thoufand people aflembled ; who " at the moment the Rajah was turned off, difperfed lud" denly crying, Ah-Baup-aree, leaving nobody about the " gallows but the fheriff and his attendance, and a few '
Page 7 - Ah Baup-aree to be an exclamation of the black people, upon the appearance of any thing very alarming, and when they are in great pain...
Page 9 - Being asked, whether that addrefs contradicted the fentiments of the natives, which he had juft now mentioned? he faid, it did. Then being...
Page 8 - CTprefs his furprife, that fo many people applied for redrefs to the country courts, when they might depend upon as good juftice, or better, in the fupreme court of judicature; and that thefe were his very words.
Page 7 - Ntmdcomar? faid, he had ; that he faw the whole, except the immediate act of execution, from the parapet of the new fort, not quite half a mile from the place of execution; there were eight or ten thoufand people affembled...
Page 9 - whether an addrefs to the judges was not figned by feve-' " ral of the natives, commending their conduct in the " office, and particularly dwelling upon the character of " mercy ? He faid, that he has feen an addrefs from the " Armenian merchants, printed, which, he believes was '

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