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PERJURY Intensity of averment

would have made upon himself

If John & Thomas and William being brothers were in a crush
together by day-light & awake: & John drew a dagger & stabbed
Thomas, would William if upon being asked whether he
John had had ever seen known John do any thing hurt to Thomas
had said answered that he was not certain, much less more
that "ashe thought, as he remembered as he believed, he never
had", appear less plainly to have belied his conscience
than if he had declined positively no such thing had
happened? I believe there is no man who would think it.

Very often the only that there is is a common In many cases, this evidence of this kind is the only evidence that there is,
its & if the witnesses are conscientious, he have to be can be of
this kind, & the evidence carries the Verdict it is upon this that the verdict must depend.

It was probably in contemplation of this opinion of Ld
that Ld Clarendon when Chancellor Qn. whether whether it made an
order, which is not & which it is impossible should be observed
requiring, that requiring that an Answer concerning a transaction
[of the party's own# # Qn. is any transaction?] happened which happen within 6 years before
should speak person (i.e. under fear of not being con received as
full) peremptorily & not merely as to remembrance & belief.



Identifier: | JB/047/002/002
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 47.

Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

Box

047

Main Headings

evidence

Folio number

002

Info in main headings field

perjury intensity of averment

Image

002

Titles

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

3

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

/ f3 / f4

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

Marginals

Paper Producer

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

14870

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