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That whereas it is
the right of every
person having business
depending before
the Board and believing
himself with
customary respect and
decorum to have access
at all reasonable
hours and as often
as is necessary for the
purpose and for any
length of time as on
each occasion is necessary
to the purpose
to have access to that
one of the two Secretaries
who happen
to be stand charged with such
his business —
[+]1 and whereas it
is in many cases
impossible in the
nature of the case
that any definitive
measures such
as those which require
the signature and
formal sanction of the
Members of the Board
or other superior
authority can be
properly adjusted
without previous
negotiations and explanations
on with some individual
such as the Secretary
of the Board, particularly
as it is
only now and then
and for that the
Board is assembled
— and whereas this
necessity always
existed in a particular
degree in
the nature of the
present business
as would be seen
by turning to the
statement of the seven
particular businesses
occurring in the
course of it.

and whereas the said
Long by his own
spontaneous offer and
proposal and charged
with the settlement
of the Penitentiary Establishment
in respect
of the Estate proposed
by him for that purpose.

Yet being, in pursuit
of the object of
the conspiracy, engaged
in the measures
of fraud and
oppression above specified —
and being
su on that account
constantly impressed
with a sense of
shame and terror [+]2
[+]2 and having in pursuance
of the resolution
taken by him as
above to effect if
possible the ruin of
J.B. in mind as
well as fortune

In Long for a course
of years but more
particularly from Dec
1796 to Apr. 1798
when his deceit was
fully brought to light
avoided as much
as in him lay, the
giving audience to
and for the sake of
making such wilful

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neglect the more
oppressive, and the
sense of it the more
intolerable [+]3
[+]3 and for the purpose
and in the hope of
making life a burthen
to him, and thereby
driving him into
some course of desperation

habitualy and In wilfully
and purposely
forbore so much
as to give on each
day any refusal
to see him of such audience on that
day — but having
notice of his attendance
and purposely forbore
either to
see him or e so
much as to refuse
to see him on
that day, because
such refusal would
put an end for that day to his
attendance, with the
inconvenience, anxiety
humiliation and loss of
time attached to it:
and this notwithstanding
the entreaties
of J.B. repeatedly
conveyd to
him in the most
gentle and submissive
and language: and
this although he
well knew and
has repeatedly confessed
that through
the whole course of
J.B.'s attendance
on him amounting
then to 7 years
there to never had
been any thing in
the language or deportment
of J.B.
that had ever in
so much as on his
own occasion, offered
him any just
cause for complaint
or censure.

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not only forbore to
make any appoint
any time for the
attendance of J.B.
but when
of him as he attended
for the in hope &
for the chance of obtaining
an audience.

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That in like manner
and for the like
reasons, when J.B.
for want of re better
accessibility of verbal
explanation, or otherwise
for the sake
of certainty and
pressure from him
to have addressed to
Long letters containing
the objects
of his several
requests or other
together with the
grounds and reasons
why the same ought
to be complied with,
to exhibit to view
and demonstrate the
propriety and expediency
of complying
with them it was
yet in pursuit of
the object of the conspiracy
— and from
the impossibility difficulty of
giving answers without
sacrificing the
object of the conspiracy
or else exposing
himself and
Co-conspirators to
stress and danger
of answers — and the
better more efficiently to express the
subordinate and preparatory object
of the ruin and destruction
of J.B.
As Long made it
an habitual and
almost uninterrupted
practice to take no
notice whatever of
any such letters:
whereby all facility
of explanation in
any way was effectually
cut off and refused:
and insomuch
that had there been any measure
which whereby
proper explanation
might have been
expressed — and the

honour of the Board
in respect of them
justifi vindicated,
and the distress of
J.B. in respect
of them lessened by
proper explanations
yet even such measures
if any as
were justifiable
appeared were left to appear for want
of such explanation
unjustifiable, perfidious
and oppressive

That having that
for such a length of
time perceived in
him undeclared and
habitual determination
to ref withhold
from J.B. all
facility and means
of explanation, and
all possibility of
continuing his sollicitation
to the purpose
either of accomplishment
even of relinquishment
he at length
when the de view of
the danger resulting
from any such explanation
had become intolerably
irksome to be borne
put a decided undeclared
prohibition upon
all further intercourse
with him either by letter
or interview.

Identifier: | JB/120/073/003
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 120.



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f3 / f3


jeremy bentham


cw 1799


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