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third count, stating that all parties shot at prosecutor in dwelling
house, 550 fourth, stating that J. S. shot at prosecutor in dwelling-house and that
two others aided, &c. 550 for shooting at prosecutor with pistol, laying offence in two counts on
9 Geo. I. c. 22. 551 first count, for shooting with loaded pistol, 551 second, for shooting without stating pistol to be charged, 551 for maliciously shooting person in dwelling-house, 552 for maliciously shooting in public street, 552 on 23 Geo. III. c. 58. s. 1. for shooting at prosecutor, 552 against three persons for assaulting and cutting, &c. with intent to
murder, and against fourth for counselling, procuring, &c. 553 on 43 Geo. III. c. 58. s. 1. for levelling gun at prosecutor, 553 FOR ATTEMPTS TO MURDER BY POISON, 554 against servant for putting corrosive mercury sublimate into tea-ket
tle with intent to poison her master, 554 for putting white arsenic into brandy and giving it to person to drink,
555 for felony in attempt to poison, on 43 Geo. III. 555 INDICTMENTS FOR GIVING DRUGS, &c. TO PRODUCE ABORTION, 556 for administering savin to woman quick with child with intent to pro
cure abortion, on 43 Geo. III. 555 on 43 Geo. JII. for administering savin to woman not quick with child
with intent to procure miscarriage, 556 on 43 Geo. III. for administering savin to procure abortion to woman
before quickening, 557 at common law for assault, and administering, &c. to cause miscar
for robbery, 566
the like with offensive weapons, 569
indictment for rape, 576
for carnally knowing and abusing female child under age of ten
INDICTMENTS FOR ASSAULTS WITH INTENT TO RAVISH.
for making assault on single woman with intent to ravish, 577 for assault on married woman with intent to commit rape, 578 against two persons for assaulting married woman, with intent that
one of them should ravish her, 578 for assault on infant under ten years of age, with intent carnally to
know her, 578 INDICTMENTS FOR FORCIBLE ABDUCTION OF WOMEN. for felony in taking woman having substance, and against hier will,
under stat. 3 Hen. VII., 578
for common assault, 582
horses drawing chariot, 587 for making assault and taking away a receipt, 589 for violent assault on clergyman, 590 for violent bruising with fist, 590 for similar injury whereby prosecutor was prevented from doing his
duty as clerk, &c. 590 for common assault, 591 for assault with intent to murder, 591 for assault with drawn sword with intent to murder, 591 for casting into pond of water with intent to suffocate, 592 for beating and ill-treating parish apprentice, and keeping her from
necessary food, 592 for stripping apprentice, whipping her, and keeping her without food,
593 for compelling apprentice to go naked into frozen rivulet, 593 for holding apprentice near to large fire and scorching and throwing
her against ground, 593 for not providing sufficient food for servant of tender age, 594 for assaulting woman quick with child so that child was brought
forth dead, 595 for assaulting one of collectors of turnpike in execution of his office,
595 for assaulting constable in execution of office, 596 for assaulting gamekeeper in execution of duty, 596 for assault on account of money won at play, 597 like in more concise form, 597 on 6 Geo. I. for assaulting person on highway and defacing garments,
INDICTMENTS, &c. FOR ASSAULTS AND FALSE IMPRISONMENTS.
for assault and false imprisonment, 599
and imprisoning prosecutor for ten months, 600
ment of money or to fight a duel, 602 for imprisonment and demanding of prosecutor to sign note or to
fight duel, and threatening to shoot him, 603 for pointing pistol at prosecutor and threatening to shoot him, 603 for challenge, 604 for common false imprisonment, 604 for assaulting, menacing with loss of life, and throwing into dungeon
in Exeter castle, and keeping him imprisoned there, 604 for assault and false imprisonment within palace, 605 INDICTMENTS FOR THREATS AT COMMON LAW. for extorting money under pretence of prosecuting for unnatural
crime, 607 for obtaining money by threatening to have party imprisoned and pil.
lored for perjury, 608 INDICTMENTS FOR THREATENING LETTERS-FELONY ON STATUTES, on 9 Geo. I. for sending threatening letter with fictitious name sub.
scribed thereto, demanding money, 609
for sending letter charging prosecutor with sodomy, 614 INDICTMENTS AND INFORMATIONS FOR CHALLENGES.
for sending written challenge, 614
ther justice at instance of third person, 623
for sending challenge about money lost at play, 630 INDICTMENTS FOR MALA PRAXIS. against midwife who had engaged the delivering of woman, killing
her by bad treatment, 631 INDICTMENTS FOR LIBELS. Preliminary Notes.
charge, &c. 641
for libel on king, 647
woman offering to become mistress, 652 common form of indictment for libel on private individual, 653 for publishing only, 654, for writing and sending letter to prosecutor accusing him of theft,
654 for writing and sending ludicrous verses accusing prosecutrix of ty
ranny, &c.and sending in form of letter, 655 for writing and sending libel to prosecutrix, 656 for writing and publishing, 656 for libel on attorney contained in letter, 656 for composing and publishing libel, 656 for publishing only, 656 for libel on attorney in form of address to judge, charging him with
suppressing evidence, &c. 656 for publishing libel against three justices, church wardens, &c. 658
for libel by surgeon against dissenting preacher, 659 2. for libels in pictures, prints and effigies.
indiciments for libel and libellous pictures, 660
magistrate previous to his committing person for offence, 668 for libel on person who was dead, 671 3. for verbal slander, 672
for insulting commissioners of property tax, 672
FOR OFFENCES AGAINST PERSONAL PROPERTY.
the offence, 674
f the degrees of larceny, 682
situation of offender, 694
trial, &c. 712
punishment of larceny, 712 Accessaries and receivers of stolen goods, 713
offences, 713 indictment, 721 evidence, 722
PRECEDENTS OF INDICTMENTS FOR LARCENY, EMBEZZLEMENT, AND RECEI
VING, &e. Against principals and accessaries. general form of indictment at common law for grand larceny in steal
ing property of different persons, 723 for stealing hay, 723 for stealing sacks of wheat, 723 stealing sacks of wheat meal, 723 stealing guineas, 723 stealing wool, 724 stealing silver spoons, 724 stealing articles of various kinds belonging to hospital, 724 for stealing boxes, shoes, pocketbook, sugar and kettles, 724 for receiving stolen goods, on 4 and 5 W. and M. c. 9. s. 4. 725 against accessary for receiving stolen goods in one county, when prin
cipal was convicted in another, 725 for misdemeanour in receiving stolen goods as accessary chief felon
being unknown, on 22 Geo. II. c. 58. 726 for having naval stores found in custody, on 9 and 10 W. III. c. 41.
s. 2. 727 With respect to thing taken.
stealing shrubs in night time from garden, on 6 Geo. II. 729 for single felony in stealing lead affixed to dwelling-house, on 4 Geo.
II. c. 32. 7:20 against aider and assister, 730 against receiver of stolen lead, 730 stealing lead affixed to church, on 4 Geo. II. c. 32. 730 the like where property in lead in rector, 730 where property of lead in church warden of parish, 730 where property in inhabitants and parishioners, 731 for stealing lead from off church, &c. generally, 731 receiving stolen lead before conviction of principal felon, 731 for receiving, &c. generally, 751 receiving, &c. under its value, 731 for stealing bills of exchange, being in payment for duties, on 2 Geo.