Murder of Mr. Steele: Documents and Observations Tending to Shew a Probability of the Innocence of John Holloway and Owen Haggerty, who Were Executed on Monday the 23d of Febuary [sic] 1807 as the Murderers of the Above Gentleman
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Page 64 - by the English law. For upon what face of reason " can that assistance be- denied to save the life of a man, " which yet is allowed him in prosecutions for every petty " trespass ? Nor indeed is it, strictly speaking, a part of our " ancient law : for The Mirrour,
Page 65 - of fact; for, as to matters of law arising on the trial, " they are entitled to the assistance of counsel.
Page 64 - must be furnished with a copy of the indictment, a list of all the witnesses to be produced, and of the jurors
Page 65 - and more necessary, are " they for defence upon indictments and appeals of felony, " .than upon other venial causes.
Page 64 - having- observed the necessity " of counsel in civil suits, who know how to forward and defend
Page 65 - defend the cause, by the rules of law and customs of the ''realm, immediately
Page 63 - trial, in a crowded court, for an offence which not only impeaches his character, but affects his life. Nay, the more falsely he is sworn against, the greater his agitation, and the less is he master of his own powers.
Page 78 - My Lord, «' Your Lordship's " Most obedient humble Servant, JAMES