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Page 21 - ... for, or in the name, or on the account of his master, and shall fraudulently embezzle the same, or any part thereof, every such offender shall be deemed to have feloniously stolen the same...
Page 203 - Majesty's subject; that then and in every such case, the person or persons so offending, their counsellors, aiders and abettors, (knowing of, and privy to the ofience, as aforesaid, ) shall be and are hereby declared to be felons, and shall suffer death, as in cases of felony, without benefit of clergy.
Page 387 - ... and be liable to be transported for life, or for such term, not less than seven years, as the Court before which...
Page 156 - Geo. 4, c. 29, s. 47, which enacts, that " if any clerk or servant, or any person employed for the purpose or in the capacity of a clerk or servant, shall, by virtue of such employment, receive or take into his possession any chattel, money, or valuable security for or in the name or on the account of his master...
Page 239 - be inquired, tried, heard, determined, and judged in such shires and ' places in the realm as shall be limited by the King's Commission or ' Commissions to be directed for the same in like form and condition as ' if any such offence or offences had been committed or done in or upon Mr. Sullivan ' the land ; and such Commission shall be had under the King's great ' seal directed to the admiral or admirals or to his or their lieutenant
Page 461 - CD, and their fellows, justices of our said lord the King, assigned to keep the peace of our said lord the King...
Page 217 - ... if any chattel or valuable security, or any power of attorney for the sale or transfer of any share or interest in any public stock or fund, whether of...
Page 171 - ... to the common gaol or house of correction, there to be imprisoned only, or to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour...
Page 378 - ... felony, of the same nature and in the same degree, and with or without the benefit of clergy, in the same manner as it would have been if the offender had stolen or taken, by robbery, any other goods of like value, with the money due on such orders, tallies, bills, bonds, warrants, debentures, or notes, or secured thereby and remaining unsatisfied...