The trial of Richard Patch; for the wilful murder of Isaac Blight, September 23, 1805, at Rotherhithe, in the County of Surry before the Right Hon. Sir A. MacDonald

 
9780217110402: The trial of Richard Patch; for the wilful murder of Isaac Blight, September 23, 1805, at Rotherhithe, in the County of Surry before the Right Hon. Sir A. MacDonald

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 Excerpt: ...Q. Is it in this position, or how r have you a crane by the mast pond?--A. Yes. Q. Suppose I was to go upon the river, could I take an aim from the river at that window, or would the crane be in the way?--A. No; as this window was shot by the bal', I could not do it. Q. Why?--A. Because the ball was fired-sloping, it was not fired level. Lord Chief Baron.--Q. Which way did it slope? A. The muzzle of the pistol must have pointed downwards. Mr. Gar row.--Q. Shew the inside of the shutter; by the splinters does it appear in your judgment that the pistol must have been placed so as to have slanted downwards?--A. Yes. Q. And that could not have been if the shot had been fired from the riverr--A. No. Q. Is there any house at the crane in which a person could conceal himself?--A. No. Q. It is merely what you call a gibbet crane?--f A. Yes,, there is no place of concealment there. Q. Supposing any person to have fired from any part of the wharf, and if any it must be thi s, so as to command the window, is there any way by which they could get away, supposing the gates shut, but by getting over the fencer--A. There were no other means of getting away but by getting over the gates, for they were all shut. Q. Do you know the place where the Miss Davies's are said to have been:--A. No. Q. Do you know the angle going to Frost's?--A. Yes. Q. Where they are supposed to have stood, would they have an opportunity of seeing any body that got over the gate r--A. Yes. Q. How soon after your master had been shot on the Monday, did you hear he had been sho.t. A. I heard it the next morning when I came, to work along with the other men. Q. Who did you sleep with upon the Tuesday night?--A. I sat up all night with my master. Q. Who did you sleep with on the Wednesday night?--A. I ...

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Patch, Richard
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