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CHAP. III.

INDICTMENTS, &c. FOR OEFENCES AGAINST MÓRALITY AND

DECENCY.

FOR OFFENCES AGAINST DECENCY AND MORALITY.

for carrying away corpse from church-yard, 14

for keeping a bawdy-house or other disorderly house, 14

for keeping a disorderly house, 16

for keeping a disorderly house, 16

for bathing near public ways and habitations, 17

for exposing private parts in indecent posture, 18

for exposing body paked, 18

for publishing obscene libels and prints, 18

for publishing obscene libel and indecent prints, 21

for exposing to sale obscene print, 23

for keeping room for exhibition of indecent prints, 24

for exhibiting obscene prints for money, 24

for buggery with a boy, 25

for sodomy in ano of girl, 25

for bestiality with a cow, 26

for assault with intent to commit sodomy, 26

for soliciting person to permit buggery with him, 27

for exhibiting an obscene painting of a woman in an indecent posture,

in the City of Philadelphia, 27

CHAP. IV.

INDICTMENTS, &c. FOR OFFENCES AGAINST LAW OF NATIONS.

FOR OFFENCES AGAINST LAW OF NATIONS.

for libel in French on the then chief consul of France, 28

for accusing Russian ambassador of having sent advice to our

enemies, 32

NIGH TREASON.

Preliminary observations.

as to the offence of high treason, 35

notes on treason, by the Laws of the United States, &c. 37.

as to the indictment, 40

as to the defence, 43, 44

as to the evidence, 45

as to the judgment and punishment, 46

Indictments for treason.

for compassing the king's deposition and death, on 25 Ed. II. 46

Overt acts.

first-agreeing with J. W. to assist enemies in invasion, 47

second-conspiracy to rise in rebellion and incite enemies to invade

the kingdom, 47

third-assisting person who had come hither for traitorous pur-

fourth-conspiring to collect information as to dispositions of sub-

jects to assist invasion, with intent to communicate same to

enemy, 48

fifth-collecting information as to disaffected persons, in order to

send information to enemy, 49

sixth-obtaining and keeping like information with like intent, 49

seventh-sending information to enemy how British subjects were

affected towards king, 50

cighth-conspiring to raise rebellion and war in Ireland, 50

ninth-conspiring that W.J. should go to Ireland to raise rebellion

and war there, 50.

tenth-corresponding with W.J. in Ireland for same traitorous pur-

eleventh—supplying W.J. with money for same traiterous purposes, 51

for traitorously adhering to king's enemies, 52

for treason, compassing death of king and to depose him, 52

other overt acts compassing deposition and death of king, 52

for conspiring to levy war against king in his realm, see 25 Ed. III.

st. 5. c. 2. 53

first overt act, that defendants met with a conspiracy to alter consti-

tution and depose king, 54

second-publishing books and inviting persons to meet for treasona-

ble purposes, 54

third-consulting as to time and place of meeting, 55

fourth-defendants agreeing that some of them should meet about the

convention, 55

fifth-for procuring arms to oppose regal government, 56

sixth-conspiring to levy war against king, 50

seventh-conspiring to subvert government, 56

eighth--publishing books inviting subjects to commit treason, 57

ninth-procuring arms to levy war against king, 57

common conclusion, 58

for levying war against king in this realm, 58

overt act assembling armed with offensive weapons, 48

Treason against the United States, 59

dissuarling from giving evidence against a prisoner, 116

AGAINST JUSTICES FOR OPPRESSION, &c.

for causing a woman to be whipped as disorderly person without proof

adduced, 117

for imprisoning for offence out of his jurisdiction, 119

for illegally releasing a vagrant, 121

for preventing arrest of person charged with offence against vagrant

act, 121

AGAINST CORONERS FOR NEGLIGENCE.

for refusing to take inquisition, 126,

for not returning inquisition according to evidence, 127

AGAINST INFERIOR OFFICERS FOR MISCONDUCT.

against high constable for not issuing precepts, &c. 128

for not presenting highways out of repair, 131

CHAP. IX.

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the offence, 153

the process, 157

the indictment, 158

the evidence, 164

the punishments, 165

Perjury on statute.

of offence of perjury under 5 Eliz. c. 9. 167

the indictment, 169

the evidence, 169.

the punishment, 169

of perjuries made felonies.

offence, 170

Subornation of perjury.

the offence, 170

indictment, 171

evidence, 171

punishment, 171

INDICTMENTS FOR PERJURY.

In civil proceedings before trial.

in Ć. P. sworn before deputy filazer in London, falsely swearing no

tender made, 172

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