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Full text of "Report of the attorney general for the year ending .."

HOUSE No. 60. 



ANNUAL REPORT 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL, 



LEGISLATURE. 



FEBRUARY, 1857. 



BOSTON: 

WILLIAM WHITE, PRINTER TO THE SJATE. 
1857. 



. ) 1 /» 



jQUSil. BOSTON, 



!'^''^ 07 iH;' 



€ommonu)caltl) of iilassacljusctts. 



Attorney-General's Office, \ 
February 24, 1857. \ 

To the Hon. Charles A. Phelps, Speaker of the House of 
Representatives : — 

Snt : — I transmit herewith, for the use of the Legislature, as 
required by tlie Statutes relating to the " Statistics of Crime," 
an Abstract of the Annual Reports made to me by the several 
District-Attorneys, together with a Schedule of Cases conducted 
and argued by the Attorney-General, during the year 1<S.56, and 
remain, 

With great respect, 

Your obedient servant, 

JOHN H. CLIFFORD, Attorney-General. 



CASES 

Conducted and Argued by the Attorney- General, from January 1, 
1856, to January 1, 1857. 

COTJNTY OF BeKKSHIRE. 

Commonwealth v, Daniel Johns. Perjury. S. J. Court. Excep- 
tions from C. C. Pleas. Exceptions overruled. Remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth w. Loring Lowell. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived. Remitted to C. C. P. for 
sentence. 

Commonwealth v. same. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Exceptions 
waived. Remitted to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Orange S. Eager. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions waived. Remitted to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. David S. Thomas. Liquor Law. Continued 
for argument. 

Commonwealth v. Pomeroy & Springer. Liquor Law. Continued 
for argument. 

CoxTNTY OF Hampshire. 

Commonwealth v. William A. Glancey. Larceny. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained. Remitted to C. C. P. 
for new trial. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick O'Neil. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Roswell Franklin. Adultery. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. for sen- 
tence. 

County of Hampden. . 

Commonwealth v. Horace Adams. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Ellen Downing. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 



6 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 

Commonwealtli v. Ellen Haley. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth, v. Richard B. Hawkins. Liquor Law. S. J. Q. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Margaret Donovan. Liquor Lata. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Martin Honing. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Mahony. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth ii. John Murphy. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. same. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Exceptions from 
C. C. P. Argued and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. same. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Exceptions from 
C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Mrs. William O'Brien. Liquor Laio. S. J. C, 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. William Waters. Idquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Luke Harvey. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Elihu H. Phelps. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. William O'Keefe. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. F. D. & E. D. Page. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. William Cooley. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth V. same. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Exceptions from 
C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. " 

Commonwealth v. Hartley Duly. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Melville Duly. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth V. Dennis Conlan. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argud'd, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Benjamin Cooley et als. Assault on Officer. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Catherine McKellup. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 



1857.] HOUSE— Nc. 60. 7 

Commonwealth v. E. D. Page. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Levi Ramsdell. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Marcellus M. Adams. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained. Remitted to C. C. 
P. for new trial. 

Commonwealth v. Ethan B. Colton. Sunday Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Continued. 

County of Franklin. 

Commonwealth v. Michael Dougherty. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. Amos E. Read. Liquor Lata. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

County of Wokcester. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas A. Conant. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and exceptions overruled. Re- 
mitted to C, C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Charles Townshend et al. Liquor Law. S. J. 
C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to 
C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Andrew J. Wilder. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Elbridge Houghton. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Mason "WTieeler. Liquor Law. S. J. C. And 
eight other cases against the same party. Exceptions waived, and 
remitted to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Peter Cummings. Two cases. Liquor Laio. 
S. J. C. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Ebenezer Barnard. Liquor Laio. S. J. C, 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. Peter Doyle. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick Donlan. Two cases. Liquor Law. 
S. J. C. Exceptions overruled. Remitted to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth ?^ John A. Slocomh. Two cases. Liquor Law. 
S. J. C. Exceptions overruled. Remitted to C, C. P. for sentence. 



8 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 

Commonwealth i\ Thomas Wingate. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth V. Jeremiah Sullivan, Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. George W. Skiff. Liquor Lato. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Amos Doane. Assault and Battery. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel F. Curley. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Langdon Cummings. Larceny. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. for 
sentence. 

Commonwealth v. William Dowling. Malicious Mischief. S. J. 
C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to 
C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Charles L. Nettleton. Liquor Law. Two cases. 
S, J. C. Exceptions from C, C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted 
to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Bridget Riley. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Martin Flynn, and certain vessels and liquors, 
under the seizure clause of the Liquor Law. S. J. C. Exceptions 
from C. C. P., on motion in arrest. Judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. Richard Spencer. Liquor Laio. Four cases. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted 
to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth t'. a person unknown. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Mo- 
tion in arrest. Judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. John Hurlbut. Liquor Law. Two cases. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted 
to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Caleb Leonard. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth V. Joseph Santon. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. ' 



1857.] HOUSE— No. 60. 9 

Commonwealth v. Levi Boswortli et als. Riot. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

County of Middlesex. 

Commonwealtli v. Samuel C. Knights et al. Liquor Laic. S. J. 
C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advise- 
ment. 

Commonvi^ealth v. Samuel S. Gibson. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth r. Martin Madden. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth r. John Flanagan, Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Continued nisi. 

Commonwealth v. Hector Ingraham et al. Arson. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Alexander Adams et al. Larceny. S. J. C 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. Margaret Gallagan. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. 
C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Henry Emery. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Verdict set aside. New trial in C. C. P. 

Commonwealth 1'. George K.Austin. Liquor Laio. Two cases'. 
S J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained. New 
trial in C. C. P. 

Commonwealth v. William H. Armstrong, Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. Samuel S. Gibson. Liquor Lata. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Isaac Lawrence, Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Continued nisi. 

Commonwealth v. Nathaniel Whitney. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. 
C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth r. Andrew Nevins. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Butcher. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
2 



10 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 

ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Christain Bonner. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Submitted on points. 

Commonwealth v. Ann Hay. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advisement. 

Commonwealth v. James E. Simmons. Assault and Battery. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Continued nisi. 

Commonwealth v. Charles W. Wallace. Liquor Law. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued, and continued for advise- 
ment. 

County of Essex. 

Commonwealth v. Lemuel Gilson. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C, C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Mary Donohue, Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Hewitt C. Fisher. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. John Fisher. Liquor Lata. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Philander R. Basford. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. 
C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. John H. Gregory. Assault and Battery. S. J. 
C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to 
C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. James L. Sherman. Liquor Law. Two cases. 
S. J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and re- 
mitted to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Lawrence Brown. Liquor Law. S. J. C, Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Perley A. Davis. Liqtior Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. James J. Gardner. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Verdict set aside. New trial in C. C. P. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph W. Reed. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 



1857.] HOUSE— No. 60. 11 

ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Julius C. Gale. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. George W. Wilson. Liquar Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to 
C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commomwealth v. Austin B. Tuttle. Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commomwealth v. Philander R. Basford. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. 
C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. John Burchstead. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Hiram Bean et al. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Lorenzo Dearborn. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. 
C. P. for sentence. 

County of Bkistol. 

Commonwealth v. Timothy Kimball. Nuisance. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. same. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. for 
sentence. 

Commonwealth v. William Lawrence. Liquor Law. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. David Cahoon, Liquor Laio. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph Mitchell. Prize Fighting. S. J. C. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to 
C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. John Welch. Prize Fighting. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C, C. 
P. for sentence. 



12 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 

Commonwealth v. Nicholas Powers. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Hugh Sweeney. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. James Brown. Sci. Fac. S. J. C. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph Nye. Sci. Fac. S. J. C. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, remitted to C. C. P. for judg- 
ment. 

Commonwealth v. Franklin Williams. Larceny. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. 
P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. James Keefe. Three cases. Liquor Law. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted 
to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. David H. Cahoon. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Nol. Pros, upon suggestion of Court. 

Commonwealth v. Margaret Keefe. Two cases. Liquor Law. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted 
to C. C. P. for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. William Barrett. Two cases. Liquor Law. 
S. J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Continued nisi. 

Commonwealth v. John Brady. Perjury. S. J. C. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained. New trial in C. C. P. 

County of Plymouth. 

Commonwealth v. Rufus Darling. Five cases. Liquor Law. S. 
J. C. Exceptions from C. C. P. Overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. David Burke. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

County of Norfolk. 

Commonwealth v. James Ray, Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph Jones. Liquor Law. S, J. C Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and remitted to C. C. P. 
for sentence. 



1857.] HOUSE— No. 60. 13 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Ryan. Liquor Law. S. J. C. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Argued and continued for advisement. 

Attorney-General by Information v. the City of Roxbury. West 
Roxbury made a party defendant, and the case referred to Hon. 
Marcus Morton, reserving all questions of Law, at the election of 
either party, for the determination of the Supreme Judicial Court. 

Commonwealth v. John Bancroft. Murder of Henry Sweetser. 
Trial Dec. 23d and 24th. Verdict — Guilty of Manslaughter. Sen- 
tence — 20 years State Prison. 

County of Suffolk. 

Commonwealth v. David Merrill. Murder. S. J. C, Counsel 
assigned. Continued. 

Commonwealths. Aaron Sias. Murder. S. J. C. Nol. pros. 

Commonwealth v. Ellen F. Tobin. hifanticide. S. J. C. Ver- 
dict — Not Guilty, by consent, after the evidence for the prosecution 
had been put in. 

Commonwealth v. Peter Brown. Murder. S. J. C. Defendant 
committed to the Lunatic Hospital, by order of Court, upon evidence 
of Insanity, submitted before trial. 

Commonwealth v. James McNally. Murder. S. J. C. Trial to 
the Jury — Feb. 19th to 23d. Jury disagreed. March Term nol. 
pros. 

Commonwealth v. Winslow Eddy. Murder. S. J. C. Trial to 
the Jury — Dec. 29th to 31st. Verdict — Guilty. Sentence — Death. 

Commonwealth v. James McDonald. Murder. Plead Guilty of 
Manslaughter. Sentence — 3 years House of Correction. 

Commonwealth v. James Fox. Murder. Trial to the Jury. Ver- 
dict — Guilty of Manslaughter. Sentence — 12 years State Prison. 

Commonwealth by Bank Commissioners v. the Holyoke Bank, 
Northampton. S. J. C. Hearing before Mr. Justice Bigelow. In- 
junction granted. 

Commonwealth by Insurance Commissioners v. the Appleton In- 
surance Company, of Boston. S. J. C. Hearing before Mr. Justice 
Bigelow. Injunction granted. 



ABSTRACTS 



REPORTS OF THE DISTRICT-ATTORNEYS, 



ACCOMPANYING THE 



ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL, 
TO THE LEGISLATURE. 



FEBRUARY, 1857. 



16 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE I. SUFFOLK COUNTY. 



OFFENCES. 


o 
o 

g 


o 
O 


'3 


o 


.5 


« 

o 
'A 


u 
< 
o 
'A 


II 

o 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


67 


32 


6 


5 


11 


11 


1 


1 


!$3,067 91 


Against the person, not 
feloniously, 


165 


79 


9 


26 


28 


14 


1 


8 


3,722 16 


Against property, witli 
violence, . 


86 


40 


o 


2 


21 


18 


- 


2 


2,717 04 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


312 


126 


19 


18 


81 


50 


3 


15 


8,520 23 


Other offences, . 


407 


150 


9 


21 


137 


59 


4 


27 


8,042 83 


Totals, 


1,037 


427 


46 


72 


278 


152 


9 


53 


$26,070 17 


Table of Offences. 




















Abortion, . 


5 


- 


- 


3 


1 


1 


- 


- 


$196 87 


Adultery, . 


22 


19 


- 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


739 91 


Abuse of Child, . 


3 


2 


- 


- 




1 


- 


- 


123 54 


Assault and Assault and 
Battery, . 


124 


55 


8 


22 


20 


12 


1 


6 


2,931 06 


Assault on Officer, 


41 


24 


1 


4 


8 


2 


- 


2 


791 10 


Assault, Felonious, 


29 


15 


3 


- 


3 


7 


1 


- 


924 54 


Attempt to Burn Dwel- 

ling, . . . 


2 


1 


_ 


_ 




1 


_ 


- 


21 48 


Attempt to Steal from 
Person, . 


5 


2 


1 


_ 


2 


_ 


- 


- 


109 18 


Affray, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


24 99 


Barn Burning, . 


2 




- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


39 81 


Breach of the Peace, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 




- 


- 


24 63 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table I. — Continued. 



17 



OFFENCES. 


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3 


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II 


COSTS. 


Breaking and Entering 




















and Larceny, . 


84 


40 


3 


1 


20 


18 


- 


2 


$2,677 23 


Bowling Alley, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


15 41 


Carrying Slung Shot, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


18 .50 


Cheating by False Pre- 




















tences, . 


18 


4 


- 


- 


5 


9 


- 


- 


403 35 


City Ordinance, Viola- 




















ting, 


4 


2 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


53 92 


Common Drunkard, . 


14 


7 


- 


- 


6 


- 




1 


185 66 


Common Night- Walker, 


28 


11 


- 


- 


11 


- 


- 


6 


448 83 


Conspiracy, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


29 16 


Counterfeit Money, 
Having, &c., . 


18 


6 


1 




2 


9 


- 


- 


464 55 


Cruelty to a Horse, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


52 92 


Disorderly House, 


40 


16 


2 


2 


7 


5 


1 


7 


801 14 


Embezzlement, . 


19 


4 


1 


1 


8 


4 


- 


1 


249 03 


Escape from House of 
Correction, 


2 


2 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


19 03 


Forgery, 


12 


2 


2 


- 


5 


3 


- 


- 


241 81 


Forging Trade Marks, 


2 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


16 48 


Fornication, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


12 67 


Gaming, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


16 44 


Gaming-house, Keeping 


10 


1 


- 


3 


1 


4 


- 


1 


191 61 


Idle and Disorderly Per- 
son, 


10 


1 


_ 


_ 


7 


_ 


- 


2 


147 84 


Having B'glarious Tools 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


48 13 


Having Engrav'd Plates 




















for Forgery, . 


1 


1 


— 


- 


— 


— 


— 


— 


143 55 



18 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
TablTe I. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
2 


s 

o 


a 
"3 


6 

pH 

'A 


.£ 
'■5' 
c 


S 

o 


■a 
< 

o 
'A 


§1 

"a ^ 

5 5) 
<S o 

Q 


COSTS. 


Indecent Exposure, . 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$43 12 


Junk-Dealing, Unlaw- 
fully, . . . 


14 


- 


- 


- 


14 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Keeping a Brothel, . 


76 


11 


- 


3 


46 


5 


3 


8 


1,291 23 


Larceny, . 


111 


42 


8 


15 


25 


13 


1 


7 


2,791 34 


Larceny from tlic Per- 
son, 


63 


30 


3 


- 


12 


16 


- 


2 


2,488 86 


Larceny in a Building, 

&c., . . . 


86 


38 


5 


2 


27 


10 


1 


3 


2,241 09 


Letting House for Pros- 
titution, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


14 61 


Lewdness, . 


5 


- 


- 


- 


4 


1 


- 


- 


75 44 


Lewd and Lascivious 
Cohabitation, . 


5 


2 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


216 11 


Libel, .... 


1 




- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


28 13 


Lottery, 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


68 70 


Liquor Law, Violating, 


9 


- 


- 


1 


7 


1 


- 


- 


509 47 


Lunatic, 


17 


17 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


336 93 


Manslaughter, , 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


306 90 


Murder,* . 


4 


- 


- 


- 


4 


- 


- 


- 


255 73 


Malicious Mischief, 


4 


- 


1 


- 


- 


2 


- 


1 


74 28 


Not Stated, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


29 13 


Nuisance, . 


5 


- 


- 


- 


3 


2 


- 


- 


93 65 


Obstructing Kallroad, . 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


72 68 


Perjury, 


5 


1 


- 


- 


1 


3 


- 


- 


120 22 


Polygamy, . 


5 


3 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


174 06 


Receiving Stolen Goods, 


20 


5 


1 


- 


7 


5 


1 


1 


500 39 



►Four certified to Supreme Court. 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table I. — Continued. 



19 



OFFENCES. 


5 
o 


c 
S 


3 
< 


T3 

o 


c 


S 

o 
'A 


•6 

t 

o 
"A 


c « 

II 


COSTS. 


Rape, .... 


3 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$260 77 


Riot, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


21 23 


Rescue, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


15 04 


Robbery, . 


21 


12 


2 


1 


3 


2 


- 


1 


999 56 


Resisting Officer, 


4 


1 


- 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


98 28 


Scire Facias against 




















Bail, 


31 


27 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


2 


237 61 


Selling jMortgag'd Prop- 
erty without leave of 




















Mortgagee, 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


62 93 


Seduction, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


18 56 


Sunday Law, Violating, 


4 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


40 25 


Taking Horse, Unlaw- 




















fully, - 


7 


5 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


140 34 


Threats to Extort Mon- 




















ey, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


10 28 


Truancy, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


5 37 


Uttering Forged Notes, 




















Orders, &c., . 


13 
1,037 


5 


1 


1 


4 


2 


- 


- 


263 51 


Totals, 


427 


46 


72 


278 


152 


9 


53 


i$26,070 17 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE II. EASTERN DISTRICT. 

[County of Essex constitutes this District.] 



OFFENCES. 


a 
o 

1 


s 
_o 

c 
o 




r3 
o 


_c 
•3 
a 

a 

Pi 


S 

o 

"A 


o 


« . 

C o 
o i; 

■? 5 
i; N 

= 'E 
•So 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


12 


6 


1 


1 


2 


- 


— 


2 


$577 51 


Against the person, not 
feloniously, 


62 


21 


2 


9 


30 


- 


- 


- 


892 79 


Against property, with 
violence. 


14 


13 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


406 12 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


47 


33 


2 


11 


1 


- 


- 


- 


912 00 


Other offences, . 


255 


94 


24 


50 


71 


- 


- 


3 


4,677 91 


Totals, 


390 


167 


29 


72 


104 


1 


12 


5 


$7,466 33 


Table of Offencks. 




















Adultery, . 


24 


23 


- 


- 


1 


- 




- 


$761 38 


Abduction, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


31 54 


Assault, 


52 


14 


2 


9 


27 


- 


- 


- 


733 68 


Assault with Intent to 
Kill, 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


224 09 


Assault, Aggravated, . 


6 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


2 


247 89 


Attempt at Larceny, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


13 21 


Assault with Dangerous 
Weapon, 


3 


1 


1 


- 




1 


- 


- 


68 57 


Assault on Officer, 


7 


4 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


111 20 


Assault with Intent to 
Ravish, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


30 92 


Attempt to Poison, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


36 96 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table II. — Continued. 



21 



OFFEXCES. 



Arson, 

Attempt at Incest, 

Billiard Law, Yiolat 
ing, 

Bird Law, Violating, 

Breach of the Peace, 

Burglary, . 

By-Law, Violation, 

Counterfeit Money, 

Contempt of Court, 

Counterfeiting, . 

Cruelty to Animals, 

Causing -Death of Rail 
road Passenger, 

Disorderly House, 

Drunkenness, 

Embezzlement, . 

Escape, 

False Pretences, . 

Forgery, 

Illegal Fishing, . 

Keeping a Brothel, 

Larceny, 

Larceny from the Per- 
son, 

Lewdness, . 



3 
1 

2 
3 
3 
11 
10 
3 
1 
4 
2 

1 
4 

17 
1 
1 
4 
3 
1 
1 

39 

1 
1 



3 
1 

1 
1 

10 

2 
1 
1 



2 
10 



2 
2 
1 

28 



$50 94 

16 99 

17 44 
30 18 
15 21 

355 18 

1 37 

88 76 

20 65 

38 64 

104 34 

7 89 
148 62 
183 80 

4 95 

5 62 
125 81 

61 12 

29 67 

12 75 

822 10 

42 71 
17 13 



22 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
Table II. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFEKCES. 


c 
_o 

=1 
o 


c 
o 

o 


3 


•6 
o 

o 
'A 




o 
'A 


o 
A 


o g 

t2 o 



COSTS. 


Liquor Law, 


141 


31 


24. 


10 


G2 


- 


12 


2 


$2,342 29 


Malicious Mischief, . 


3 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


34 46 


Malicious Trespass, 


6 


3 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


33 98 


Nuisance, . 


5 


3 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


100 32 


Polygamy, . 


3 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


128 30 


Perjury, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


105 86 


Pilot Law, Breach of, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


37 65 


Profanity, . 


1 


1 


- 


-■ 


- 


- 




- 


7 12 


Resisting Officer, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


7 99 


Road Law, Violating, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


9 87 


Rescue, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Slung Shot, Carrying, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


24 61 


Sunday Law, Violat- 
ing, 


4 


2 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


57 34 


Threatening Letter, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


48 54 


Trespass, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


22 21 


Trespass on Cemetery, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


35 30 


Vagabond, . 


1 




- 


1 


- 




- 


1 


9 18 


Totals, 


390 


167 


29 


72 


104 


1 


12 


5 


$7,466 33 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 



23 



TABLE III. NORTHERN DISTRICT. 

[Middlesex County constitutes this District.] 



OFFENCES. 


p 

Pk 


O 

c 
o 

o 


< 


o 
o 


C 

CO 


5 

o 


•6 

o 
'A 


1/ u 

p 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


25 


7 


1 


_ 


9 


8 


— 


_ 


$923 09 


Against the person, not 




















feloniously, 


144 


45 


5 


15 


58 


11 


4 


6 


3,087 16 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


23 


13 


1 


- 


6 


3 


- 


- 


852 10 


Against property, mth- 
out violence, . 


105 


24 


10 


4 


50 


IG 


1 


- 


2,480 63 


Other offences, . 


490 


85 


73 


71 


209 


38 


5 


9 


9,971 84 


Totals, 


787 


174 


90 


90 


332 


7G 


10 


15 


$17,314 82 


Tablk o? Offekces. 




















Adultery, . 


27 


7 


3 


2 


11 


4 


- 


- 


!iJ782 14 


Arson, 


7 


- 


3 


1 


2 


1 


- 


- 


384 80 


Assault, Aggravated, . 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


148 93 


Assault Feloniously, . 


13 


3 


- 


- 


5 


5 


- 


- 


358 77 


Assault and Assault and 




















Battery, . 


119 


33 


5 


14 


46 


11 


4 


6 


2,584 57 


Assault and Battery on 




















Officer, . 


8 


5 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


116 96 


Assault and Battery 




















and Rescue, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Assault with Intent to 




















Kill, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


38 25 


Assault and Battery 




















with Intent to Maim, 


1 


1 


— 


— 


~ 


~ 


~ 


— 


26 38 



24 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
Table III. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


o 
o 

Ph 


c 

o 
O 


< 


O 

'A 


c 


S 

o 

"A 


•c 
o 

'A 


c 9, 


COSTS. 


Assault and Battery 
with Knife, 





1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


1 


_ 


_ 


$.57 29 


Assault on an Officer, . 


16 


7 


- 


1 


8 


- 


- 


- 


385 63 


Affray, 


1 


"~ 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


12 05 


Billiard Table, Keeping, 


2 




2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


27 96 


Birds, Unlawful Taking, 


1 


_ 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Breaking Glass, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


12 22 


Bigamy, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


45 82 


Bowling Alleys, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 




- 


- 


2G 67 


Burglary, . 


10 


5 


- 


- 


2 


3 


- 


- 


411 32 


Breaking and Entering 
and Larceny, . 


4 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


170 96 


Burning Barn, . 


1 


- 


- 




1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Burning and Larceny 
in Shop, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


34 77 


By-Laws, Violation of. 


9 


- 


- 


8 


1 


■ - 


- 


- 


- 


Cheating, and Attempt 
to Cheat, 


10 


1 


2 


- 


5 


- 


2 


- 


291 75 


Cheating by False Pre- 
tences, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


69 61 


Contempt of Court, . 


18 


14 


- 


3 


1 


- 


- 


- 


95 42 


Common Drunkard, . 


17 


7 


8 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


277 57 


Conspiracy, 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


250 22 


Cruelty to Horse, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


25 76 


Uttering Counterfeit or 
Forged Note, . 


4 


- 


- 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


41 05 


Counterfeit INIoney and 
Coin, Passing, . 


G 


2 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


1 


142 51 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table III. — Continued. 



25 



OFFENCES. 


3 
o 


c 
_o 

c 
o 


i 

< 


o 

Ph 
o 


til 
c 
■3 

c 


o 

!zi 


•6 

< 
o 
"A 


II 
If 

ft 


COSTS. 


Counterfeit Money, Ut- 




















tering, Having, &c., . 


5 


- 


- 


- 


5 


- 


- 


- 


$67 89 


Disobeying Fire "War- 
den, 


1 


_ 




- 


1 


- 


- 


- 




Disorderly House, 


8 


- 


- 


- 


6 


1 


1 


- 


98 27 


Disorderly Person, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


22 87 


Disturbing the Peace, . 


3 


1 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


28 30 


Escape, 


4 


- 


- 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


43 80 


Evading Railroad Fare, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 




Drunkenness, 


17 


9 


- 


2 


5 


- 


- 


1 


211 37 


False Pretences, . 


5 


1 


- 


1 


2 


1 


- 


- 


89 15 


Forgery, . 


3 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 




- 


20 98 


Fast Driving, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


7 17 


Fornication, 


4 


1 


- 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


18 88 


Fighting, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


46 64 


Fire Crackers, Throw- 




















ing, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Gaming, 


6 


- 


5 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


115 50 


Gaming, Being present 
at, . 


1 


_ 


_ 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


8 13 


Habeas Corpus, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


5 85 


Housebreaking in the 




















Night-time, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


131 23 


Housebreaking, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


23 12 


Indecent Exposure, . 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


33 41 


Keeping a Brothel, 


5 


- 


- 


- 


5 


- 


- 


- 


92 03 


Larceny in Shop, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


17 51 



26 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
Table III. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFEKCES 


s 
.2 

i 

Eh 


1 
'? 

o 
O 


'3 
•< 


2 

"3 


c 
xri 


o 

'A 


•d 
1 

o 




COSTS. 


Larceny, 


81 


17 


5 


2 


41 


15 


1 


- 


$1,850 03 


Larceny in a Building, 


9 


3 


2 


- 


4 


- 


- 


- 


262 38 


Larceny from the Per- 




















son, 


3 


1 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


88 09 


Larceny in Dwelling- 
House, . 


4 


3 


1 


_ 


_ 


- 


— 


— 


173 10 


Lewdness, . 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


24 92 


Lottery, Keeping, 


8 


~ 


- 


- 


7 


1 


- 


- 


162 16 


Liquor Law, 


223 


24 


44 


35 


95 


15 


o 


G 


5,098 76 


Lord's Day, Violation, 


3 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


24 42 


Malicious Mischief, 


8 


- 


1 


2 


4 


1 


- 


- 


89 52 


Malicious Trespass, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Manslaughter, 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


212 64 


Misdemeanor, 


3 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


48 62 


Non-compliance with 




















Order of Magistrate, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 15 


Nuisance, . 


23 


1 


1 


- 


18 


3 


- 


- 


334 18 


Perjury, . 


12 


- 


- 


- 


4 


8 


- 


- 


359 65 


Polygamy, . 


4 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


268 08 


Pound Breach, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Robbery, . 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


53 74 


Kape, and Attempt at. 





- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


27 09 


Rescuing Cattle, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Riot and Assault, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Ill 37 


Resisting Officer, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


17 37 


Removing Landmarks, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


50 70 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60 
Table III. — Continued. 



27 



OFFENCES. 


B 
O 
3 

o 


a 
o 
■a 


"3 

'3 

c 

< 


1 

o 
5^. 


c 
■3 
a 

(£ 
m 


S 

o 


< 

o 


OS 
it 

o o 


COSTS. 


Receiving Stolen Goods, 

Scire Facias, 

Shopbreaking, . 

Shopbreaking and Lar- 
ceny, 

Slung Shot, Carrying, 

Threatening Violence, 


1 

21 
5 

1 
1 
1 


8 
3 

1 


- 


12 


1 

1 

2 

1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


$31 94 
94 70 
76 12 

27 70 
24 91 


Totals, 


787 


174 


90 


90 


332 


76 


10 


15 


$17,314 82 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S' REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE IV. SOUTHERN DISTRICT. 

[This District comprises the Counties of Bristol, Barnstable, Nantucket and Dukes 

County.] 

COUNTY OF BRISTOL. 



OFFENCES. 


a 
o 
■■a 

o 


.1 

C 
o 
O 


'3 
c 


J3 
O 

o 


ti 

c 
-3 
c 


S 

o 


t 
< 

o 

'A 


o o 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously. 

Against the person, not 
feloniously, 

Against property, with 
violence, . 

Against property, with- 
out violence, . 

Other offences, . 


4 

29 

16 

49 
141 


1 

12 

7 

18 
52 


1 

3 

1 

10 
13 


2 
1 

4 
21 


2 

8 

3 

7 
28 


4 

4 

10 
24 


- 




^118 79 

959 99 

762 31 

1,620 95 
3,524 01 


Totals, 


239 


90 


28 


28 


48 


42 


- 


- 


$6,986 05 


Table of Offences. 
Adultery, . 
Aiding a Prize Fight, . 
Arson, 
Assault, 

Assault on Officer, 
Assault, Feloniously, . 
Burning Building, 
Common Drunkard, . 
Cheating, . 
Drunkenness, 


2 
1 
1 
28 
1 
1 
2 

1 
1 
6 


1 

11 

1 

3 


3 


2 

1 
1 


1 

8 

1 
2 

1 
2 


1 

1 
4 


- 


- 


$63 40 
110 79 

15 87 
935 66 

24 33 
4 36 

98 12 
7 40 

33 91 

81 28 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table TV. — Continued. 



29 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

s 


<» 

c 
o 

§ 




•6 

o 
u 

o 
'A 


ti 


5 

o 

•a 


g 

< 

o 
'A 


K 
c /, 
° o 

•a c 

11 

a O 


COSTS. 


Disturbing the Peace, . 
Forgery, 

Fish Law, Violation of. 
Housebreaking, . 
Indecent Exposure, . 
Larceny, 
Liquor Law, 
Malicious Mischief, 
Manslaughter, 
Nuisance, . 
Poisoning, . 
Receiving Stolen Goods, 
Riot, .... 
Shopbreaking, . 
Scire Facias, 


1 

4 

2 

1 

1 

46 

70 

1 

1 

41 

1 

3 

2 

12 
9 


1 
1 

16 
29 

11 
2 

7 
7 


1 

10 
8 

4 

1 

1 


1 

4 
13 

3 

1 
2 


3 

1 

6 

15 
1 
1 
5 

1 


1 

10 
3 

17 

2 
3 


2 

1 


- 


$13 09 
83 41 

113 22 

28 73 
1,413 96 
1,953 44 

40 85 
937 96 

73 58 
206 99 

51 51 
648 32 

45 87 


Totals, . 


239 90 


28 


28 


48 


42 


3 




§6,986 05 



30 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE V. SOUTHERN mSTUlCT— Contiiiued. 
COUNTY OF BARNSTABLE. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

o 


c 
o 

c 
o 


'3 

o 

< 


o 
u 

o 


til 
c 

■3 
a 


o i 
"A 


•6 

< 

o 
•A 




COSTS. 


Ajrainst the person, fe- 
loniously, 


— 


_ 


— 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Against the person, not 
feloniously, 


4 


- 


- 


3 


- 


1 


- 


- 


$119 35 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


73 01 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


6 


3 


1 




- 


2 


- 


- 


175 25 


Other offences, . 


20 


4 


O 


3 


8 


3 


- 


- 


341 54 


Totals,. 


31 


8 


3 


6 


8 


6 


- 


- 


5^709 15 


Table of Offences. 




















Abortion, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$31 52 


Assault, 


3 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


88 77 


Fornication, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


40 34 


Incest, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


48 33 


Larceny, . 


6 


3 


1 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


175 25 


Liquor Law, Violation 




















of, . 


9 


3 


2 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


172 68 


Malicious Mischief, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


73 01 


Nuisance, . 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


20 50 


Receiving Stolen Goods 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


8 67 


Sunday Law, Violation 
of, .... 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


7 70 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table Y. — Continued. 



01 
01. 



OFFENCES. 




I 


1 

a 



Acquittals. 
Nol. Pros'd. 


c 




■3 

1 



a CD 



COSTS. 


Scire Facias, 
Threatening Letter, . 


3 
1 


- 


~ 


- 


3 


1 


- 


- 


§11 80 
30 58 


Totals, 


31 


8 


3 


6 8 


G i - 

1 


- 


§709 15 



COUNTY OF DUKES COUXTY. 

[None.] 



COUNTY OF NANTUCKET. 



Assault, 
Larceny, . 


2 

1 


1 - 


- 


- 





- 


- 


§32 96 
20 66 


Totals, 


3 


1 


- 


- 


- 2 - - 


§53 62 



32 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE VL SOUTHERN mSTRlCT— Continued. 

RECAPITULATION. 

Whole Number in the Southern District. 



OFFENCES. 


o 

1 

1 

V. 


s 

c 
o 


< 


1 

o 
!«5 


ti 
a 
'■3 


a 

o 

'A 




° S 

•3 C 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


4 


1 


1 


_ 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1118 79 


Against the person, not 
feloniously, 


35 


12 


3 


5 


8 


7 


- 


- 


1,112 30 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


17 


8 


1 


1 


3 


4 


- 


- 


835 32 


Against propert)-, with- 
out violence, . 


56 


22 


12 


4 


7 


12 


- 


- 


1,816 86 


Other oflFences, . 


161 


56 


15 


24 


36 


27 


- 


- 


3,865 55 


Totals, 


273 


99 


32 


34 


56 


50 


- 


- 


$7,748 82 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 



33 



TABLE VII. SOUTH-EASTERN DISTRICT. 

[This District comprises the Counties of Norfolk and Plymouth.] 
COUNTY OF NORFOLK. 



OFFENCES. 


.2 

s 

P 


o 

S 


4 


I 

o 

'A 


•S 

g 


I 

o 
'A 


•6 

5, 

o 
)A 


If 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


9 


4 


- 


— 


2 


1 


2 


- 


$160 39 


Against the person, not 
feloniously. 


34 


9 


2 


13 


6 


3 


1 


- 


848 95 


Against property, with 
violence. 


30 


19 


4 


1 


5 


1 


- 


- 


1,210 56 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


31 


12 


2 


7 


4 


4 


1 


1 


777 45 


Other offences, . 


266 


40 


45 


27 


109 


12 


12 


21 


5,247 43 


Totals, 


370 


84 


53 


48 


126 


21 


16 


22 


$8,544 78 


Table of Offences. 




















Abortion, Attempt to 
procure, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$22 00 


Adultery, . 


3 


1 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


94 83 


Arson, 


4 


1 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


265 94 


Assault, 


17 


- 


1 


12 


3 


1 


- 


- 


359 31 


Assault with Intent to 
Kill, 


2 


2 


_ 


_ 


_ 


- 


- 


- 


123 39 


Assault and Battery, . 


10 


5 


- 


1 


2 


1 


1 


- 


315 22 


Assault on an Officer, . 





4 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


174 42 


Assault, Feloniously, 
with Intent to Kill, . 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


- 


- 


1 


1 07 


Assault with Intent to 
Rape, 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


40 81 



34 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
Table VII. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


_s 


o 


■3 


I 

Pi 


■S 




»- 
.> 




COSTS. 




o 


S 


< 





K 







'A 


So 




Burglary, . 


o 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$190 38 


Breaking and Entering, 




















&c., 


24 


17 


3 


- 


4 


- 


- 


- 


681 89 


Causing Death of Rail- 
road Passenger, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Cheating, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


30 94 


Cruelty to Horse, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


38 41 


Common Drunkard, . 


5 


1 


- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


1 


116 55 


:Common Bailer and 




















Brawler, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


61 52 


Contempt of Court, . 


6 


- 


1 


4 


- 


1 


- 


- 


22 20 


Drunkenness, 


5 


3 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


90 46 


Disorderly House, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


38 22 


Disturbing Public Wor- 




















ship, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


88 11 


Fornication, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


86 40 


False Pretences, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


6 27 


Gaming, 


o 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


61 83 


Highway Bobbery, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


47 10 


Larceny, . 


29 


12 


2 


7 


4 


4 


- 


- 


659 10 


Lord's Day, Violation 




















of, ... . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


46 50 


Larceny from the Per- 




















son, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


118 35 


Liquor Law, Violation 




















of, ... . 


192 


11 


43 


12 


93 


4 


13 


16 


4,186 88 


Manslaughter, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


212 82 


Malicious Mischief, 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


44 07 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table YII. — Continued. 



35 



OFFESCES. 


3 

3 
o 

o 


.2 
o 


a 
< 


6 

o 
"A 


ti 

.5 

c 

s 


1 


i 
< 

o 


1 

■?« 

a N 

■2 o 

o o 
Q 


COSTS. 


Murder, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


U^ 30 


Nuisance, . 


12 


- 


- 


1 


8 


3 


- 


- 


157 57 


Scii-e Facias, 


27 


22 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


111 76 


Threatening Violence, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


10 83 


Vagabond, . 


1 


~ 




1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


26 33 


Totals, 


370 


84 


53 


48 


126 


21 


16 


22 


$8,554 78 



36 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE VIIL SOUTH-EASTERN DISTRICT— Continued. 
COUNTY OF PLYMOUTH. 



OFFENCES. 


to 

2 

Pi 


.2 

'> 
a 
o 
O 




o 
u 

P-, 
o 

y, 


ti 

•3 
a 

CO 


5 

o 
'A 


< 

o 
•A 


li 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


3 


3 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


^189 27 


Against the person, not 
feloniously, 


18 


6 


— 


7 


1 


4 


_ 


_ 


593 34 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


8 


8 


_ 


- 


- 


- 


_ 


_ 


461 85 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


15 


6 


2 


- 


2 


5 


_ 


— 


472 91 


Other offences, . 


112 


33 


6 


17 


24 


23 


- 


- 


3,369 93 


Totals, . 


156 


56 


8 


24 


27 


32 


4 


5 


555,087 30 


Table of Offences. 




















Aiding Escape, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


$13 61 


Adultery, . 


7 


2 


2 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


161 04 


Assault, 


5 


- 


- 


1 


1 


3 


- 


- 


41 78 


Assault and Battery, 


13 


6 


- 


6 


- 


1 


- 


- 


551 56 


Assault with Intent to 




















Kill, 


3 


3 


- 






- 


- 


- 


189 27 


Breaking and Entering, 


4 


4 


- 


_ 


- 


- 


- 


- 


249 73 


Burglary, . 


4 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


212 12 


Common Drunkard, . 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


63 09 


Contempt, . 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


13 30 


Disorderly House, 


3 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


192 83 


Drunkenness, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 




- 


14 G3 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table VJIL — Continued. 



3T 



OFFENCES. 


s 
o 

3 
% 
u 


o 


< 


p 

o 


CO 


5 

o 
'A 


o 




COSTS. 


Embezzlement, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


19 93 


Gaming-house, . 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


194 13 


High School, Not main- 




















taining, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Larceny, 


15 


6 


2 


- 


2 


5 


- 


- 


472 91 


Lewdness, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


10 81 


Liquor Law, Violating, 


59 


21 


4 


11 


14 


5 


- 


4 


2,215 67 


Malicious Mischief, 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


85 28 


Misdemeanor, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


9 00 


Nuisance, . 


16 


- 


- 


3 


3 


- 


10 


- 


151 53 


Profianity, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


33 43 


Riotous Conduct, 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


85 48 


Robbery, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Scire Facias, 


7 


3 


- 


- 


2 


- 


2 


- 


35 50 


Polygamy, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


75 87 


Theatrical Exhibition 




















without License, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


4 80 


Totals, 


156 


56 


8 


24 


27 


32 


4 


5 


15,087 30 



38 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE IX. SOUTH-EASTERN Bl^TUlCT— Continued. 

RECAPITULATION. 

Whole Number in the South-Eastern District. 



OFFENCES. 


s 
o 

3 
% 
I 


c 

.2 

S 


1 
< 


o 
'■A 


•3 
1 

■a 


1 


o 


h 

II 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


12 


7 


_ 


_ 


2 


1 


2 


_ 


!^649 66 


Against the person, not 




















feloniously, 


52 


15 


o 


20 


7 


7 


1 


- 


1,442 29 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


38 


27 


4 


1 


5 


1 


- 


- 


1,672 41 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


46 


18 


4 


7 


6 


9 


1 


1 


1,250 36 


Other offences, . 


378 


73 


51 


44 


133 


35 


12 


21 


8,617 36 


Totals, 


526 


140 


61 


72 


153 


53 


16 


22 


$13,632 08 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 



39 



TABLE X. MIDDLE DLSTRICT. 

[Worcester County constitutes this District.] 



OFFENCES. 


s 


X 

s 

% 
o 


1 
< 


b 

o 
'A 


V. 


o 


< 

o 

■A 


11 


CO.ST.S. 


i 

Against the person, fe- ■ 
loniously, 


3 


1 


_ 


_ 


2 


_ 


_ 


_ 


8142 95 


Against the person, not 
felonioush-. 


58 


23 


7 


3 


24 


- 


- 


1 


1,998 21 


Against property, Avith 
violence, . 


21 


13 


2 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


1,904 84 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


27 


12 


5 


2 


8 


- 


- 


- 


980 49 


Other offences, . 


386 


77 45 


56 


202 


~ 1 


- 


6 


10,674 35 


Totals, 


495 


126 j 59 


64 


239 


- 


1 


7 


115,700 84 


Table of Offencks. 




















Adultery, . 


12 


5 


2 


2 


3 


- 


- 


- 


§1,088 25 


Assault, 


10 


4 


2 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


228 69 


Assault with Intent to 




















Ravish, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


34 99 


Assault with Intent, &c. 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


107 96 


Assault with Gun, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


55 21 


Assault and Battery, 


41 


16 


4 


1 


19 


- 


- 


1 


1,418 79 


Assault on an Officer, . 





2 


1 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


145 96 


Attempt to Burn, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


238 42 


Bigamy, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


72 37 


Burglary, . 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


823 18 


Cruelty to Animal, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


23 54 



40 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table X. — Cnntimied. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 



Common Drunkard, 

Contempt of Court, 

Conspiracy, 

Counterfeit Money, 

Disorderly House, 

Disturbing the Peace 

Drunkenness, 

Embezzlement, . 

Evading Railroad Fare 

False Pretences, . 

Forgery, . 

Gaming, 

Hawking and Ped 
dling, 

Housebreaking, . 

Keeping a House of 111 
Fame, 

Keeping open Shop on 
Sunday, . 

Larceny, 

Larceny, Attempt to 
Commit, . 

Letting House for Pros 
titution, . 

Lewdness, . 

Lottery, 

Liquor Law, 



13 

18 
1 
1 
G 
6 
4 
G 
1 
4 
6 
1 

1 

7 



24 

1 

1 

1 

1 

2G1 





to 






•e 






■3 




C 






Pi 














•^ 


'A 


m 



31 



34 



1 
1 

149 



COSTS. 



$247 59 

82 39 

210 72 

12 78 
249 64 
173 12 

75 03 
208 54 

13 14 
103 70 
519 58 

27 60 

21 29 
532 23 

266 24 

17 70 
742 18 



45 36 

22 45 

25 00 

6,461 64 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table X. — Continued. 



41 



OFFENCES. 


5 
S 


c 
o 

c 
o 


■< 


6 

1-4 


5 


o 
'A 


1-1 

< 

o 

•A 


It 

a" 


COSTS. 


Malicious Mischief, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$11 71 


Misdemeanor, 


1 


- 




- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


16 32 


Minor, Admittinfj to 




















Bowling Alley, 


5 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


41 20 


Maiming Horse, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


60 83 


Neglect of Dutv bv a 




















Highway Surveyor, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


43 68 


Nuisance, . 


6 


- 


- 


1 


5 


- 


- 


- 


195 45 


Obstructing Engine, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 




38 70 


Perjury, . 


6 


- 


- 


1 


5 


- 


- 


- 


229 68 


Receiving Stolen Goods, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


83 33 


Refusing to aid Officer, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


15 81 


Riot, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


81 94 


Riotous Assault, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


3 84 


Shopbreaking, with In- 
tent, &c., 


1 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


13 61 


Stealing Fruit, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


17 53 


Scire Facias, 


11 


8 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


31 45 


Selling Wood, Unmeas- 
ured, 


2 


_ 


— 


1 


1 


_ 


_ 




16 83 


Shopbreaking, 


10 


7 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


297 40 


Threatening Letter, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 




- 


194 01 


Totals, 


495 


126 


59 


64 


239 


- 


- 


7 


^15,700 84 



42 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE XL WESTERN DLSTRICT. 

[This District comprises the Counties of Hampden and Berkshire.] 
COUNTY OF HAMPDEN. 



OFFENCES. 


3 

3 
I 


o 


a 


1 

o 


■■B 1 

c i 

^ 1 


5 

o 

'A 


o 

'A 


o g 

■c s 

a, o 

0" 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 




















loniously, 


G 


2 


1 




3 


- 


- 


- 


^278 19 


Against the person, not 




















feloniously. 


42 


15 


8 


10 


7 


- 


- 


2 


535 16 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


20 


10 


2 


2 


8 


4 


- 


- 


1,267 71 


Against property, with- 




















out violence, . 


38 


17 


2 


3 


4 


9 


O 


- 


854 19 


Other offences, . 


300 


36 


31 


87 


126 


10 


- 


6 


5,816 60 


Totals, 


412 


80 


44 


102 


148 


29 


1 


8 


$8,751 85 


Table of Offences. 




















Aiding an Escape, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Assault and Battery, 


33 


7 


8 


10 


6 


- 


- 


2 


$426 58 


Assault on Officer, 


9 


8 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


108 58 


Assault Felonious, 


4 


1 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


98 53 


Breaking House of Cor- 




















rection, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


18 16 


Breaking Jail, . 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


24 69 


Breaking House, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


92 57 


Bowling Alley, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


51 48 


Burglary, . 


10 


5 


1 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


416 31 


Breaking Glass, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table XI. — Continued. 



43 



OFFENCES. 


s 
s 

2 


c 

o 
'> 
a 
o 


s 

1 
< 


2 

o 
"A 


c 
s 


o 


•a 
u 

< 


° S 


COSTS. 


Burning Barn, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


^308 37 


Cheating, . 


4 


- 


- 


2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


1,54 20 


Contempt, . 


12 


3 


1 


8 


1 


- 


- 


- 


23 9,5 


Common Drunkard, 


5 


2 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


318 87 


Conspiracy, 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Counterfeit Money, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


29 26 


Common Railer, . 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Drunkenness, 


11 


2 


2 


5 


2 


- 


- 


- 


79 5G 


Disorderly House, 


3 


- 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


71 15 


False Pretences, . 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


10 35 


False Imprisonment, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


34 18 


Firing Crackers, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


33 52 


Forgery, 


5 


3 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


211 76 


Fornication, 


5 


- 


1 


1 


1 


2 


- 


- 


26 77 


Gaming, Allowing, 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


69 29 


Incest, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


67 74 


Keeping Unlicens'd Do 


g 1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


10 08 


Keeping House of 11 
Fame, . 


8 


4 


2 


1 


1 


_ 


— 


_ 


669 29 


Keeping Unlicenscc 
Junk Shop, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


12 34 


Larceny, . 


28 


12 


1 


3 


3 


9 


- 


- 


756 68 


Larceny in a Building 


3 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


40 99 


Larceny from the Per 
son, 


5 


3 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


56 52 


Liquor Law, 


187 


9 


22 


51 


102 


- 


- 


3 


3,266 19 



44 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
Table XL — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


o 


a 
o 

s 

o 




2 

Ph 

o 
'A 




o 


•6 

o 


I'l 




COSTS. 


Lottery, Setting up, . 

Malicious Burning, 

Malicious Mischief, 

Manslaughter, . 

Not Stated, 

Nuisance, . 

Perjury, . 

Rescue, 

Selling Mortgaged Pro- 
perty, 

Show, Unlicensed, 

Scire Facias, 


2 
3 

6 

2 

2 

20 

6 

1 

2 

1 
7 


1 
1 

_ 

1 

5 


1 


1 

2 
2 
1 

1 


2 
1 
4 
1 

14 

1 

1 


1 

3 
4 
1 


- 


_ 

1 

2 


1305 21 

196 60 

253 80 

179 66 

75 38 

51 65 

79 53 

53 80 

32 13 

36 07 


Totals, . 


412 


80 


44 


102 


148 


29 


1 


8 


$8,751 85 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 



45 



TABLE XII. WESTERN DISTRICT— Continued. 
COUNTY OF BERKSHIRE. 



OFFENCES. 


d 


o 
O 


< 


p 

o 


c 


S 

o 

>5 


<; 

o 

>5 


5 a 
■c 3 

<Z o 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


6 


4 


_ 


1 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


§130 63 


Against the person, not 
feloniously, 


15 


5 


4 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


482 19 


Against property, \vlth 
violence, . 


4 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


72 15 


Against property, with- 
out violence, . 


17 


7 


2 


4 


3 


- 


- 


1 


G30 89 


Other offences, . 


108 


23 


4 


17 


41 


18 


- 


5 


2,893 62 


Totals, 


150 


42 


10 


25 


49 


18 




6 


^4,209 48 


Tablk op Offences. 




















Affray, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


' - 


- 


- 


- 


$151 42 


Adultery, . 


11 


1 


- 


- 


1 


9 


- 


- 


230 18 


Assault anil Battery, . 


15 


5 


4 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


482 19 


Assault, Feloniously, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


44 84 


Assault with Intent to 
Ravish, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 




- 


_ 


2 60 


Burglary, . 


4 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


72 15 


Bad Road, . 


2 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


28 33 


Counterfeiting, . 


7 


- 


- 


- 


7 


- 


- 


- 


94 31 


Disturbing Town Meet- 
ing, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


40 12 


Disturbing a Court of 
Justice, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 27 



46 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 
Table XII. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFEXCES, 


c 
o 

3 

2 


o 
o 


< 


2 
t 


Si 


5 

o 


< 

o 
'A 


K 


COSTS. 


Forgery, 


7 


4 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


1 


$177 55 


Fornication, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 




- 


- 


8 17 


Keeping a Disorderly 
House, . 


11 


1 


_ 


- 


1 


9 


- 


_ 


225 47 


Larceny, 


15 


7 


2 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


575 G4 


Liquor Law, 


58 


16 


4 


15 


20 


- 


- 


3 


1,703 97 


Malicious Mischief, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


IG 03 


Manslaughter, 


2 


1 


- 


~ 


1 


- 


- 




29 97 


Malicious Trespass, 


2 




- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


55 25 


Nuisance, . 


3 


- 


- 


1 


1 




- 


1 


45 10 


Perjury, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 




- 


- 


128 16 


Rape, .... 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


53 22 


Riot, , . . . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


29 14 


Scire Facias, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


14 40 


Totals, 


150 


42 


10 


25 


49 


18 


- 


6 


$4,209 48 



1857.] 



HOUSE— Nc. 60 



47 



TABLE XIII. WESTERN mSTRlCT— Continued. 

RECAPITULATION, 

Whole Number in the Western District. 



OFFENCES. 


. 
S 

3 

o 
*-• 


B 
O 

'? 

c 
o 


'5 

■ c- 
<! 


'to 

2 

o 
"A 


c 


S 

o 

'A 


O 

■A 




COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 


12 


G 


1 


1 


4 


_ 


_ 




^408 82 


Against the person, not 




















feloniously, 


57 


20 


12 


13 


10 


- 


- 


2 


1,017 35 


Against property, \vith 
violence, . 


30 


13 


2 


2 


9 


4 


- 


- 


1,339 86 


Against projjerty, ■with- 
out violence, . 


55 


24 


4 


7 


7 


9 


3 


1 


1,485 08 


Other offences, . 


408 


59 


35 


106 


1G7 


34 


1 


6 


8,710 22 


Totals, 


562 


122 


54 


129 


197 


47 

1 


4 


9 


$12,961 33 



48 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE XIV. NORTH-WESTERN DISTRICT. 

[This District comprises the Counties of Hampshire and Franklin.] 
COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE. 



OFFENCES. 



C ?2 

■B I 

s i 

Pi o 



ti 


















-3 




S 


s 


^ 






w 


■< 




o 


o 


tc 


!^ 


"A 



Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 

Against the person, not 
feloniously, 

Against property, with 
violence, . 

Against property, with 
out violence,- . 

Other offences, . 

Totals, 



3 
12 

8 

28 
91 
142 



7 
14 



- 


1 


- 




- 


- 


6 


- 


1 


- 


1 


1 


2 


2 


- 


3 


6 


11 


1 


- 


5 


22 


39 


11 


- 



30 



36 



15 



$167 68 

244 75 

256 55 

688 59 
2,139 71 



5,497 28 



Tahi.e op Offences. 
Abduction, . 

Adultery, . 

Arson, 

Assault, 

Assault, Felonious, 

Auctioneer, no License 

Breach of the Peace, 

Capias, 

Disorderly House, 

Common Drunkard, 



1 
4 
1 
12 
2 

1 
1 
4 
9 



1237 51 

244 29 

38 00 

244 75 

164 68 

6 40 

12 42 

9 68 

44 82 

18 40 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 
Table XIV. — Continued. 



49 



OFFENCES. 


1 

3 

I 
o 


c 

o 
O 




■p 

6 
u 

o 


c 


« 
1 


1 

< 

o 


« . 

c 9-. 
o S 

II 
■2 o 

a" 


COSTS. 


Drunkenness, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


"~ 


- 


$26 74 


Embezzlement, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


13 65 


Embracery, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


~ 


1 


- 


- 


13 23 


Incest, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


61 94 


Perjury, 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


99 04 


Keeping Gaming-house, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


18 93 


Larceny, . 


28 


7 


3 


6 


11 


1 


- 


- 


688 59 


Liquor Law, 


55 


9 


2 


15 


29 


- 


- 


- 


1,119 30 


Malicious Burning, 


3 


1 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


243 46 


Malicious Trespass, 


3 


1 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


75 09 


Nuisance, . 


4 


- 


- 


- 


4 


4 


- 


- 


17 76 


Polygamy, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


56 69 


Rape, .... 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


3 00 


Scire Facicis on Recog- 




















nizance, . 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


16 51 


Stubbornness, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


55 


Selling Junk without 




















License, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


21 85 


Tot<ils, 


142 


30 


9 


36 


52 


15 


- 


- 


$3,497 28 



50 



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[Feb. 



TABLE XV. NORTH-WESTERN BlSTmCT— Continued. 
COUNTY OF FRANKLIN. 



©FFENCKS. 


s 
"3 

£ 


c 
o 


< 


ri 

o 


•3 

c 

CO 


o 


•6 

< 
o 

'A 


o ■ 

3'- 


COSTS. 


Against the person, fe- 
loniously, 

Against the person, not 
feloniously. 

Against property, with 
violence, . 

Against property, with- 
out violence, . 

Other ofTences, . 


1 
3 

1 

7 
21 


1 

1 

2 
6 


1 

1 
1 


1 

7 


2 
5 


1 

2 
5 


- 


- 


$348 32 

98 19 

17 00 

496 34 
955 07 


Totals,. 


36 


10 


3 


8 


7 


8 


- 


- 


11,914 92 


Table of OrFENCEs. 
Attempt to Burn, 

Assault and Batterv, 

Aggravated Assault, . 

Burglary, . 

Bigamy, . 

Conspiracy, 

Defect in Highway, . 

Disturbing a School, . 

Drunkenness, 

Embezzlement, . 

False Pretences, . 


4 
2 

1 
3 


2 

1 
1 

1 


1 


1 
1 

1 

_ 
1 


1 

1 


1 

1 

1 

1 


- 




$116 16 
27 00 
71 19 
17 00 
23 81 
101 01 
29 97 
25 50 
52 05 

54 76 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. GO. 
Table XV. — Continued. 



51 



OFFKHrCES. 


1 
£ 

Hi 


1 

§ 


'3 

1 


o 

o 
'A 


c 
■3 

s 

i 


o 

Izi 


1 

< 

o 


II 


COSTS. 


Gambling Saloon, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$11 46 


Kidnapping, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Larceny, . 


4 


- 


1 


- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


38.9 72 


Larceny in a Building, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


32 71 


Liquor Law, 


7 


3 


~ 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


337 80 


Manslaughter, . 


1 




1 




- 


- 


" 


- 


348 32 


Malicious Mischief, 


1 




- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


39 53 


Malicious Trespass, 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


73 91 


Perjury, . 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


120 20 


Not Stated, 


1 






- 


_ 




- 


- 


4-2 82 


Totals, 


36 


10 


3 


8 


7 


8 


- 


- 


.11,914 92 



52 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE XVI. NORTH-WESTERN m^TRlCT—Continved. 

RECAPITULATION. 

Whole Number in the North- Western District. 



OKFENCES. 


o 

1 

C 

1h 

Ph 


B 
O 

> 


3 


p 

'A 


c 

5 


o 


1 

O 
'A 


a 3 


COSTS. 


Against the person, i'v~ 




















loniously, 


4 


o 


1 


1 


~ 


- 


- 


- 


!i>516 00 


Ajiainst the person, not 




















feloniously, 


15 


G 


- 


7 


- 


o 


- 


- 


342 94 


Against property, with 
violence, . 


9 


3 


1 


1 





2 


- 


- 


273 55 


Against propert}-, with- 
out violence, . 


35 


9 


4 


6 


n 


3 


- 


- 


1,184 93 


Other oiTenees, . 


115 


20 


6 


20 


44 


10 


- 


- 


3,094 78 


Totals, 


178 


40 


12 


44 


59 


23 


- 




^5,412 20 



1857.] 



HOUSE— No. 60. 



53 



TABLE XVII. 

Shotving- the whole amount of Criminal Business in the Com- 
• momvealth. 



• OKKENCES. 


Prosecutions. 


d 
o 

c 
o 


1 


o 

■i 

>-• 


still Pending. 


S 

o 
'A 


•a" 

t 

o 


L 


CO.^T.S. 


Against the person, 
feloniously, 


139 


G2 


11 


S 


32 


20 


3 


3 


§i6,404 73 


Against the person, 
not feloniou.sly, . 


588 


221 


40 


98 


165 


41 


6 


17 


13,615 20 


Against propert)', 
with violence, . 


238 


130 


14 


11 


49 


32 


- 


4 


10,001 24 


Against property, 
without violence, 


(583 


268 


GO 


59 


173 


108 


8 


17 


18,630 56 


Other offences. 


1>,G00 


G14 


258 


401 


999 


209 


22 


72 


57,654 84 


Totals, 


4,248 


1,295 


383 


577 


1,418 


410 


39 


113 


^106,306 57