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" Forgery at common law has been defined as 'the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another man's right "
Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another] - Page 246
by William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...the civil law with deportation or banifhment, and fometimes with death0. It may with us be defined (at common law) to be, " the fraudulent making or...another man's " right :" for which the offender may fuffer fine, imprifonment, and pillory. And alfo, by a variety of ftatutes, a more fevere puniflunent...
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Politics for the people; or, A salmagundy for swine ...

Daniel Isaac Eaton, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - Great Britain - 1794
...pronounced the verdict of Guilty. The next crime that presents itself to my eye is Forgery, which is defined to be " the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing, to the prejudice of another man's right;" here again recurs a reference to the quo animo, or with what intent the act was committed. In short,...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 7, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
..._/•>.•£«•, ie aí.W.ir-, fjuriccre, "to beat on an anvil, forge, or form,") cny be defined at common hw, to be " the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another mau's right:" for which the offender may fuffer fine, imprifunment, and pillory. And alfo, by a variety...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone, Edward Christian - Law - 1800
...the civil law with deportation or banifhment, and fometimes with death °. It may with us be defined (at common law) to be, " the fraudulent making or...alteration of' a writing to the prejudice of another man's • jnft. 4. 18. 7. (17) And by ftatute 22 Geo. III. c. 40. if any perfon fliall break into any houfe...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ...

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - Law - 1804
...security or authenticity are crimes by the common law. Forgery, at the common law, may be described " the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing, to the prejudice of another man's right." For this crime, the punishment of fine, imprisonment, and pillory may, by the common law, be inflicted...
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A Treatise on Criminal Pleading: With Precedents of Indictments ..., Volume 1

Thomas Starkie - Criminal procedure - 1814 - 803 pages
...instances, as a capital felony, by virtue of different statutes. Mr. J. Blackstone, 4 Comm. 247. defines it to be the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of imother man's right. Mr. Baron Eyre, in Taylor's case, East. PC 853. defined it to be a false signature...
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The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace: And a Guide to Sheriffs ...

Henry Potter - Justices of the peace - 1816 - 418 pages
...therefore not in force here. FORGERY. f.3 Forgery at the common law, is the fraudulent making or altering of a writing, to the prejudice of another man's right....offender may suffer fine, imprisonment, and pillory. By statute, if any person shall forge or counterfeit the stamp, note, or receipt of any inspector,...
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A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...

Thomas Walter Williams - Law - 1816 - 1022 pages
...Blackstone, 4 Com. 247, 8. it is defined to be the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing tti the prejudice of another man's right, for which the offender may suffer fine, imprisonment, snd pillory, and also by a variety of statutes, a more exemplary punishment. For which sec article...
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A Treatise on Criminal Pleading: With Precedents of Indictments ..., Volume 1

Thomas Starkie - Criminal law - 1822 - 894 pages
...as a capital felony, by virtue of different statute's. Air. J. Blackstone, 4 Comin. 247. defines it to be the fraudulent making; or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another man's right. Sir. Baron Eyre, in Taylor's case, East. PC 853. defined it to be a false signature made with intent...
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A Digest of the Laws of England, Volume 3

Sir John Comyns, Anthony Hammond - Digests, etc - 1822
...action. Str. SO. (a) 1. Sir William Blackstone's definition of forgery, at common law, is the franuulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another man's right. lishes a false deed (d) or writing (c), to the prejudice (f) of the right of another, (g) So, 4 Com....
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