A Report of the Evidence and Points of Law, Arising in the Trial of John Francis Knapp, for the Murder of Joseph White, Esquire: Before the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts : Together with the Charge of His Honor Chief Justice Parker, to the Grand Jury, at the Opening of the Court

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W. & S.B. Ives, 1830 - 74 páginas

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Página 14 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Página 14 - Lightfoot, in manner and form aforesaid, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace and dignity of the state of Ohio.
Página 9 - Parkman, in manner and form aforesaid, then and there feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder : — against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth aforesaid, and contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided.
Página 14 - Jersey in and upon the said Alexander Hamilton in the peace of God and of the people of the said State of New Jersey, then and there being, feloniously, wilfully and of his malice aforethought did make an assault...
Página 23 - when the law requireth the presence of the accomplice at the perpetration of the fact, in order to render him a principal, it doth not require a strict, actual, immediate presence, such a presence as would make him an eye or ear witness of what passeth.
Página 6 - It is not required that the abettor shall be actually upon the spot when the murder is committed, or even in sight of the more immediate perpetrator of the victim, to make him a principal. If he be at a distance, cooperating in the act, by watching to prevent relief, or to give an alarm, or to assist his confederate in escape, having knowledge of the purpose and object of the assassin, this in the eye of the law is being present, aiding and abetting...
Página 6 - If he be at a distance, co-operating in the act, by watching to prevent relief, or to give an alarm, or to assist his confederate in escape, having knowledge of the purpose and object of the assassin, this in the eye of the law is being present, aiding and abetting, so as to make him a principal in the murder." " If he be at a distance co-operating.
Página 23 - So that if several persons set out together, or in small parties, upon one common design, be it murder or other felony, or for any other purpose unlawful in itself, and each takes the part assigned him...
Página 16 - Commonwealth then and there being feloniously, wilfully and of their malice aforethought, did make an assault, and that the said Jacob H.
Página 16 - Manner and by the means aforesaid, feloniously wilfully and of their Malice aforethought did kill and Murder, against the peace of the People of the State of New York and their Dignity.

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