A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations, Volume 2

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1828 - Trials (Treason)
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Page 208 - of and concerning" are a sufficient introduction of the matter contained in the libel, and a sufficient averment that it was written " of and concerning the king's government, and the employment of his troops.
Page 220 - And, at length, it was enacted by the act of settlement, 12 & 13 W. III. c. 2. "that no pardon under the great seal of England shall be pleadable to an impeachment by the commons in parliament.
Page 8 - assertions are void of truth,' the Report of the Committee of the House of Commons appointed to inquire into the state of oak timber throughout the kingdom in 1771 is also void of truth. If our arguments are ' void of judgment and sense...
Page 181 - And generally, wherever an original is of a public nature, and would be evidence if produced, an immediate sworn copy thereof will be evidence...
Page 113 - In our criminal jurisprudence there is a maxim, deservedly eulogised, that it is better that ten guilty persons should escape, than that one innocent man should suffer...
Page 245 - ... another panel, to serve as jurors at the same assize. And lastly, the 3 Geo. 2. c. 25, directed the same panel to be annexed to every venire, and declares, in section 15, that the Jury struck by the parties shall be the Jury to try the cause.
Page 179 - That in case any person or persons shall return any member to serve in parliament for any county, etc. contrary to the last determination of the house of commons of the right of election in such county, etc.
Page 121 - Guilty of publishing, but whether a libel or not the jury do not find.
Page 62 - Hollis, Sir Philip Stapleton, Sir William Lewis, Sir John Clotworthy, Sir William Waller, Sir John Maynard, Massey, Glyn, Long, Harley, and Nichols.*** These were the very leaders of the Presbyterian party.
Page 84 - Opinion of the Court of King's Bench in the case of the King against Woodfall, and that their lordships might read it, and take copies of it, if they pleased.

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