Book #74047
Item #74047 List Of Cases To Be Heard At The Court House. 42 x 33 cm. 1872. Broadside, Criminals, Great Britain.

List Of Cases To Be Heard At The Court House. 42 x 33 cm. 1872

The Fates of 24 Criminals in Staffordshire [Broadside]. [Criminals]. [Great Britain]. Leek Division of the County of Stafford. List of Cases To Be Heard At The Court House [Leek] on the [6th] Day of [Nov.] 187[2]. Leek, Staffordshire, 1872. 16-1/2" x 13" part-printed broadside completed in manuscript. Light toning, horizontal and vertical fold lines, negligible light foxing, two small holes along main horizontal fold with no loss to text. $350. * List of twenty-four criminal cases held at the Leek Petty Sessions Court, Staffordshire. Each entry lists the complainant of the case, the defendant, the offence and the fine, with spaces for costs, constables' proportion, prior convictions and other remarks. Listed offenses range from bastardy to causing obstruction to riding on a railway without a ticket, with many citations for "drunk & riotous" conduct (four from the same complainant). An interesting look at day-to-day justice of the period.

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