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" Robert Carpenter* was in Winchester gaol, and tried for his life, and would have been hanged had it not been for Leggat, for breaking open the granary of farmer A. and stealing his bacon. "
The Attorney's Vade Mecum and Client's Instructor, Treating of Actions ... - Page 245
by John Morgan (Barrister-at-law) - 1787
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A Treatise on the Wrongs Called Slander and Libel: And on the Remedy by ...

John Townshend - Libel and slander - 1890 - 972 pages
...coining, and burnt in the hand for it ; "5 or, " Robert Carpenter [the plaintiff] was in Winchester gaol and tried for his life, and would have been hanged...for Leggat, for breaking open the granary of farmer A. and stealing his bacon;'1' or, " He was whipped for stealing hogs;"7 or," He was put in the roundhouse...
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Elements of the Law of Torts for the Use of Students

Melville Madison Bigelow - Torts - 1896 - 468 pages
...defendant falsely says of the plaintiff, ' Robert Carpenter [the plaintiff] was in Winchester jail, and tried for his life, and would have been hanged had it not been for L, for breaking open the granary of farmer A, and stealing his bacon.' The defendant is liable.1 Again...
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The Law of Libel and Slander in Civil and Criminal Cases: As Administered in ...

Martin L. Newell - Libel and slander - 1898 - 1136 pages
...LJ, Ex., 765; 47 LJ, Ex., 470; 25 WE. 751 ; 26 W. R, 305; 37 LT, 360, 819. 3. He " was in Winchester gaol and tried for his life, and would have been hanged...for Leggat, for breaking open the granary of farmer A. and stealing his bacon." Carpenter v. Tarrant, Gas. tempHardwicke, 339. 4. " He had been in Launceston...
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A Digest of the Law of Libel and Slander: And of Actions on the Case for ...

William Blake Odgers - Libel and slander - 1905 - 1020 pages
...gaol and was burnt in the hand for coining. Gainford v. Tuke, Cro. Jac. 536. He '• was in Winchester gaol, and tried for his life, and would have been hanged, had it not been for Leggatt, for breaking open the granary of Farmer A. and stealing his bacon." [Note hero that the speaker...
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The Law of Slander and Libel: Including the Practice, Pleading, and Evidence ...

Henry Coleman Folkard - Libel and slander - 1908 - 752 pages
...future penalty : — For instance, the defen- CHAPTER n dant said, " Kobert Carpenter was in Winchester Gaol, and tried for his life, and would have been hanged had it not been for Leggatt, for breaking open the granary of Farmer A. and stealing his bacon " (b). In Gainford v. Tuke...
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the law of torts

Torts - 1975 - 478 pages
...example : The defendant says of the plaintiff, 'Robert Carpenter [the plaintiff] was in Winchester jail, and tried for his life, and would have been hanged had it not been for L, for breaking open the granary of farmer A, and stealing his bacon.' The defendant is liable1. Again...
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