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Trial of Charles M. Jefferds for Murder, at New York, December 1861 Charles Edwin Wilbour

Trial of Charles M. Jefferds for Murder, at New York, December 1861

Charles Edwin Wilbour

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230416212
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164 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... Q. What is his name? A.MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... Q. What is his name? A. James Warren. Q. What does it contain? A. A copy of the statement in the book, I believe. Q. Was it made after the pencil corrections? A. Yes, the corrections were made by him. Q. Have you had this copy in your possession since ypu gave it to me? A. No, sir- I have never seen it since, except while you have had it here in court. Q. Is there anything private in that book? A. There are some other matters in it, but they are of no consequence. Q. Have you any objection to leaving it in the Recorders possession. A. None. THOMAS W. THORNE, .1 witness on the part of the People, sworn by the Clerk, and examined by Mr. Waterbury: Q. What is your business? A. I am captain of the Fourth Ward Police. Q. Do you remember the night of the 16th of November? A. I do. Q. Did you go to Mr. Waltons place, 32 New Bowery, that night? A. I did. Q. What induced you to go there? A. Sergeant Williams came and told me--Mr. Brady: Wait a moment. Mr. Waterbury: You went in consequence of what Sergeant Williams said to yon? A. Yes. Q. When you got there, did you see Mr. Walton? A. I knew none of the parties. Mr. Walton, the prisoner, and a man I found to bo officer Moore, were there. Q. Where were they? A. In the private office. Q. You knew neither of the parties previously? A. Dont know that I ever saw either of the parties previously. Q. Where were these parties? A. In the private office. Q. Where did you stand? A. I stood in the store, one or two steps down, at an opening where the cash was passed through into the office. Q. Cbuld you see all the parties from where you stood? A. I could. Q. Did you hear the prisoner say anything? A. I heard that gentleman there (pointing to the prisoner) say to Mr. Walton, , I shot your brother. Q....