Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of the County Court succeeded in getting him indicted before the Grand Jury for adultery. They swore what they knew to be false in order to be revenged because he would not connive at their corruptions and as they afterwards acknowledged at they knew that powder and ball the law could not touch him but powder and ball would.”
There was also some excitement raised in consequence of secreting himself in the . He was charged with embezzleing public money at . Prest. Joseph advised him to surrender himself to the law, but the apostates reported that he screened from justice.
These with other matters of minor importance served to arouse the publick feeling and the apostates continually fanning [p. [291]]
of the County Court succeeded in getting him indicted before the Grand Jury for adultery. They swore what they knew to be false in order to be revenged because he would not connive at their corruptions and as they afterwards acknowledged at they knew that the law could not touch him but powder and ball would.”
There was also some excitement raised in consequence of secreting himself in the . He was charged with embezzleing public money at . Prest. Joseph advised him to surrender himself to the law, but the apostates reported that he screened from justice.
These with other matters of minor importance served to arouse the publick feeling and the apostates continually fanning [p. [291]]
Page [291]