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30 April 1816
II Vanfiltart 31 *

Certainly Andrews, these sentiments were probably L. 13

32.

In him it found sympathy: not for fair traders or taxable nor prisoners (because ale-drinkers) but the useful man who kept his coach by poisoning them.

L.13

33.

Excise letter declares defendants pleas false and grouondlys:— Philosophically composed. Ban dictates the minute they spk the poisoned multitude not a thought all for the useful one. L.13.

34.

23rd Nov 1814; Lushington to excuse enclosing defendants memorial: wish directors todays proceedings. Reason insanity and reasonful malice in Blake.

35.

Blake neither witness nor informer.

L.14

36.

As to motives, particularly malice, suggestions from J.B to Chancellor of Exchequer, Chief Justices & of Kings Bench: particularly Bailey and Parkviz: 1. Motives of plaintiff irrelevant. 2. Unknowable 3. To Chamber of Exchequer or Criminal Judge indication of them a sure instrument of defeating justice. 4. Thence a resource for defendant of guilty and not otherwise.— L.15

II Vanfiltart

37.

1. Motives irrelevant No motive bad but as it here by supposition result good.

L.16

38.

Concedeteur subornation bad: but subornation is not motive but act: and here subornation is not charged.

L.16

39.

II Motives unknowable. [So many pleasures lairs desires and interests so many motives.]

L.17

40.

In language vulgar and official, of the motives on which the execution of justice is completely dependent not one bad is a bad motive: his desire of money and ill will which in case of provocation to desire

L.17

41.

Civil justice depends naturally on desire of money/ penal naturally on ill will artificially on desire of money offered as reward for prosecution or evidence— L.17


II Vanfiltart

42.

Afflictions self-regarding social and dissocial- self regarding the affections on which existence depends of social sole extensively cutting those which act in the narrow family field of action in the wider field they make heroic justice. L.17

43.

1. Treasury will they not give effect to few laws except where prosecutor react from heroic virtue. 2. No where reward is offered but on condition of us having had know no effect—

44. L.18

True: heroic virtue exists: but rarely or it would not be heroic.

45. At the expense of £600 acquisition proceeds to conviction the Bar attack prosecutions not only heroic virtue but opulence is necessary. Can the bearings of justice be carried on by such motives— L.18





Identifier: | JB/007/011/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 7.

Date_1

1816-04-30

Marginal Summary Numbering

31*, 32-45

Box

007

Main Headings

church of englandism

Folio number

011

Info in main headings field

cat

Image

001

Titles

vansittart

Category

marginal summary sheet

Number of Pages

1

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

d3

Penner

Watermarks

john dickinson & c<…> 1813

Marginals

Paper Producer

a. levy

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

1813

Notes public

ID Number

2955

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