Report of the Trial of Samuel M. Andrews: Indicted for the Murder of Cornelius Holmes, Before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, December 11, 1868. Including the Rulings of the Court Upon Many Questions of Law, and a Full Statement of Authorities Upon the Subject of Transitory Insanity
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afterwards Andrews appeared asked Attorney-General blood blows body brother called carried cause character charge Chief Justice church circumstances claim clothes coming committed conversation Cornelius Holmes counsel Court crime Cross-examined Davis death died disease duty eight evidence examined facts five garden gentlemen give given guilty half hand head heard homicide human innocent insanity Joseph jurors jury killed Kingston knew known lived look malice matter mind minutes morning mother motive murder nature never night o'clock object officers once opinion paid person Pierce Plymouth pocket pocket-book present prisoner proof prove question reason remember road rule Samuel sane seen side sometimes spoke stand stones sudden suppose sworn taken talk tell testimony things thought tion told took trial true wanted wife wish witness
Strana 198 - If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
Strana 237 - Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
Strana 2 - The court shall, on request of either party, examine on oath any person who is called as a juror therein, to know whether he is related to either party, or has any interest in the cause, or has expressed or formed any opinion, or is sensible of any bias or prejudice therein ; and the party objecting to the juror may introduce any other competent evidence in support of the objection...
Strana 237 - For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him: 13 But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance. 14 We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company...
Strana 16 - Another rule is, that the circumstances taken together should be of a conclusive nature and tendency, leading on the whole to a satisfactory conclusion, and producing in effect a reasonable and moral certainty, that the accused, and no one else, committed the offense charged.
Strana 83 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the testator as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence, and at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Strana 173 - In every charge of murder, the fact of killing being first proved, all the circumstances of accident, necessity, or infirmity are to be satisfactorily proved by the prisoner, unless they arise out of the evidence produced against him; for the law presumeth the fact to have been founded in malice, until the contrary appeareth.