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Page 252 - ... every such offender shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for the term of seven years ; or to suffer such other punishment, by fine or imprisonment, or by both, as the Court shall award...
Page 252 - Provided always, that if upon the Trial of any Person indicted for such Misdemeanor it shall be proved that he obtained the Property in question in any such Manner as to amount in Law to Larceny, he shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted of such Misdemeanor; and no such Indictment shall be removable by Certiorari; and no Person tried for such Misdemeanor shall be liable to be afterwards prosecuted for Larceny upon the same Facts.
Page 251 - That if any Person shall by any false Pretence obtain from any other Person any Chattel, Money, or valuable Security, with Intent to cheat or defraud any Person of the same, every such Offender shall be guilty of a Misdemeanor...
Page 129 - Decus etTutamen," and the words, " Anno Regni," and the year of our reign ; and that every such double sovereign should have the same obverse and reverse impression and inscription in all respects as the five pound piece, with the same words on the edge ; and that every such sovereign should have the same obverse and reverse impression in all respects as the fivepound piece, but (instead of the words) should have a graining on the edge ; and that every such...
Page 134 - BRIEF (a) descriptive catalogue of the medals struck in France and its dependencies, between the years 1789 and 1830, contained in the Cabinet of the British Museum, with the deficiencies noted. By the editor of "The Napoleon medals.
Page 130 - An Act to provide for a new silver coinage, and to regulate the currency of the gold and silver coin of this realm.
Page 168 - Mint should hearken to my proposition, which is by a new process of mine, to make a handsomer coyne than it can be found in all the world besides, viz. that shall not only be stamped on both flat sides, but shall even be marked with letters upon the thicknesse of the brim, whereby the counterfeiting, casting, and clipping, of the coyne shall be prevented...
Page 251 - Geo. 4, c. 29, в. 53, reciting, that a failure of justice frequently arises from the subtle distinction between larceny and fraud, for remedy thereof it is enacted, "that if any person shall, by any false pretence, obtain from any other person any chattel...
Page 212 - LOGGUN. are paid for by tobes, and blue cotton in stripes, which the Loggun people make and dye of a very beautiful colour. They have, also, a metal currency in Loggun, the first I had seen in Negroland : it consists of thin plates of iron, something in the shape of the tip with which they shoe race-horses : these are made into parcels of ten and twelve, according to the weight, and thirty of these parcels are equal in value to ten rottola, or a dollar. The money market, however, of Loggun, has its...