Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr (late Vice President of the United States,) for Treason, and for a Misdemeanor: In Preparing the Means of a Military Expedition Against Mexico, a Territory of the King of Spain, with Whom the United States Were at Peace ; in the Circuit Court of the United States, Held at the City of Richmond, in the District of Virginia, in the Summer Term of the Year 1807, Volum 1
Hopkins and Earle, Fry and Kammerer, printers., 1808
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Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr: (late Vice President of the ...
Harman Blennerhassett,Israel Smith,David Robertson
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1808
Aaron Burr accessory accused adjourned admitted affidavit Answer appear apply argument asked attorney authority bail believe Blannerhassett boats Bollman Botts Burr's cause charge CHIEF JUSTICE colonel Burr committed common law constitution contend conviction counsel court crime criminal decide declared defence district doctrine duces evidence examination expressed fact felony force gentlemen grand jury guilty high treason impartial improper indictment innocent intention island issue James Wilkinson judge juror juryman kinson Knox letter levying magistrate marshal Martin ment military mind Mississippi Territory motion neral never New-Orleans oath object observed offence officer opinion overt act papers party person Peter Taylor petit jury prejudice present president principle prisoner proceeding produced proof prosecution prove punishment purpose question Randolph recollect subpoena subpoena duces tecum summoned suppose sworn testimony thing tion told traitors treason trial United Wickham Wilkinson wish witness Wood county
Side 141 - be it further enacted, that the said secretary shall cause a seal of office to be made for the said department of such device as the president of the United States shall approve, and all copies of records and papers in the said office, authenticated under the said seal, shall be evidence equally as the original record or paper.
Side 293 - require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision, in trials at common law, in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Side 4 - upon conviction, be adjudged guilty of a high misdemeanor, " and shall suffer fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of " the court in which the conviction shall be had, so as that " such fine shall not exceed three thousand dollars, nor the -*' term of imprisonment be more than three years.
Side 4 - an act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States," continued for limited periods by several succeeding laws, and continued without limitation by an act passed in 1799.
Side 307 - death, in which case it shall not be admitted but by the supreme or a circuit court, or by a justice of the supreme court, or a judge of a district court, who shall exercise their discretion therein, regarding the nature and circumstances of the offence, and of the evidence and the usages of law.