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Trial of the case, Mudie v. Kinchela, for horsewhipping the plaintiff : in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, on Monday, October 26, 1840, before The Hon. Mr. Justice Willis and a special jury
Spine title: Mudie v. Kinchela.
Bib ID 1045423
Format BookBook
Author
Mudie, James
 
Description Sydney : W.A. Duncan, 1840 
52 pages ; 22 cm. 
Summary

“James Mudie had in his book The Felonry of New South Wales reflected upon the capacity of Kinchela’s father in his office as judge. The younger Kinchela waited for Mudie, who had recently returned to the colony, and administered many lashes (one witness said 50) with a horsewhip. The defence was that Mudie well deserved what he got as a common libeller and that Judge Kinchela was now aged and unable to take his own part. The jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff in the sum of £50 – one pound for each stroke” – Ferguson.

Notes

National Library of Australia's FC F3104 copy is half bound in black leather with dark green boards.The spine has gilt decorations, spine title is: Mudie v. Kinchela.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 3104

Subjects Kinchela, John -- Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Mudie, James -- Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Trials (Assault and battery) -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors Kinchela, John  |  New South Wales. Supreme Court

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