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HOUSE.. ..No. 137. 



€ommanu)caltl) of ilTa65acl)U5ctt0. 



Attorney-General's Office, Boston, 
February 27, 1860. 

To the Hon. John A. Goodwin, Speaker of the House of 
Representatives : — 

Sir : — I transmit herewith, for the use of the legislature, in 
conformity with the requirements of the statutes, an Abstract 
of the annual reports made by the several district-attorneys for 
the year 1859, together with a report of the causes conduct^jd 
and argued by the Attorney-General during the same yeai". 

I have the honor to be, most respectfully, 
Your obedient servant, 

^ STEPHEN H. PHILLIPS, 

Attorney- General. 



ATTORXEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 



CASES 

Conducted and Argued hy the Attorney- General, from January 1, 1859, 
to January 1, 1860. 

COUNTY OF BARNSTABLE. 

Commonwealth v. Samuel S. Rich. S. J. C. Murder of Ebenezer S. 
Ward. Trial to the jury, Dec. 6, 7, 8 and 9. Verdict — Guilty of 
Murder in the second degree. Sentence, imprisonment in the State 
Prison for life — one day solitary. 

Commonwealth v. Charles Alvis. S. J. C. Murder of Adeline Pells- 
Case continued. 

COUNTY OF BRISTOL. 

Commonwealth v. Jonathan Reynolds. S. J. C. Obstructing public 
justice by threatening witness. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions 
overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Company. 
S. J. C. Nuisance to highway. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions 
overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Frederick Bubser. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. John Jones. S. J. C. Liquor Laiv. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Julius Kingman. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v, John McKenny. S. J. C. Liquor La%v. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Mary Lahey. S. J. C. Adultery. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

COUNTY OF ESSEX. 

Commonwealth v. Haoul. S. J. C. Aggravated assault. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions waived and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John E. Boyden. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 



I860.] HOUSE— No. 137. --^ 3 

Commonwealth c. George L. Burnham. S. J. C. Liquor Law. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

a a 

Commonwealth v. Robert Marshall, et al. S. J. C. Petition for the 
allowance of exceptions. Hearing before George F. Choate, Esq., 
appointed by the Court to take testimony, Dec. 23, 24, 26. Case 
continued. 

COUNTY OF FRANKLIN. 

Commonwealth v. Charles H. Munn. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Continued. 

COUNTY OF HAMPDEN. 

Commonwealth v. Isaac H. Hudson. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Isaac H. Hudson. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to- 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Edward Fitzgerald. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded t<k 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. Charles L. JefFts. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled and case remanded t«> 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. James McCarty. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Albert Snow. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Exceptioos 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel D. Warren. S. J. C. Liquor nuisannee. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Continued. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph Tinkham. S. J. C. Liqtior Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. David Greener. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled and case remanded to S. C. 

COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE. 

Commonwealth v. John Bestin. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John Cahill, et al. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded ta 
S. C. 



4 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 

Commonwealth v. Arthur R. Cain. S. J. C. Liquor Lam. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Arthur R. Cain. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Boyle. S. J. C. Liquor I^aw. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Margaret McKenny. S. J. C. Liquor Law. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Mary Sullivan. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions oveiTuled, and case remanded to S. C- 

COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX. 

Commonwealth v. William Melley. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John Doran. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Michael O'Connell, et al. S. J. C. Liquor La^o. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Andrew H. Foss. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

S. c. 

Commonwealth v. Ira Temple. S. J. C. Obstructing horse cars. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued. Continued. 

Commonwealth v. Alonzo Goodwin. S. J. C. Arson. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Hayes. S. J. C. Emhezzlement.. Excep- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. P^mery R. Cobb, et al. S. J. C. Adultery. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Cajzar H. Dobbyn. S. J. C. Liquor Latv. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Meeney. S. C. J. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. William F. Rowe. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Heman M. Simonds. S. J. C. Uttering counter- 
feit money. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled and case 
remanded to S. C. 



I860.] HOUSE— No. 137. 5 

Commonwealth v. Stephen Sweetzer. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Michael Golding. S. J. C. Liquor Lmw. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. Brid,a;et Thornton. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Michael Savage. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case i-emanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. "William Donahoe. S. J. C. Ldquor nuisance. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. Charles Mahoney. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. Mason W. Presby. S. J. C. Assault and battery. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Argued. Continued. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Rooney. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. Bridget Thornton. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. James Burk. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. James Burk. S. J. C. Liquor Laiv. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. The Proprietors of the Middlesex Canal. S. J. C. 
Quo warranto — non-user of franchise. Judgment of forfeiture. 

COUNTY OF NORFOLK. 

Commonwealth v. Bridget Leo. S. J. C. Liquor Laiv. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions waived, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. William Burke. S. J. C. Assault. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Edward Kenney. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Mary Sullivan. S. J. C. Liquor L^aw. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth i\ Mary Sullivan. S. J. C. IJquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 



6 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. [Feb. 

Commonwealth v. Mary Sullivan, et al. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Timothy Sheehan. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. James Doherty. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John Murphy. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

COUNTY OF PLYMOUTH. 

Commonwealth v. William L. Dean. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Michael Sullivan, et al. S. J. C. Creulty to 
animals. Exceptions from C. C. P. Nol. pros'd. 

COUNTY OF SUFFOLK. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Brown. S. J. C. Subornation of perjury. 
Exceptions from M. C. Exceptions waived, and case remanded to 
M. C. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas F. Bowden. S. J. C. Larceny in building. 
Exceptions from M. C. Argued. Continued. 

Commonwealth v. Abijah Jenkins. S. J. C. Receiving stolen goods. 
Exceptions from M. C. Exceptions waived and case remanded to ]\I. C. 

Sarah E. Wells v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Writ of error. House 
of ill-fame. Writ dismissed. 

Commonwealth by Information of the Insurance Commission ei's v. 
Shawmut M. F. Ins. Co. Injunction issued and Receivers appointed. 

Commonwealth by Information of the Bank Commissioners v. Bass 
River Bank. Injunction issued, and Receivers appointed. 

Commonwealth by Information of the Bank Commissioners v. People's 
Five Cents Savings Bank. Injunction issued and made perpetual, and 
Receivers appointed. 

In the matter of George P. Burnham v. John Morissey. Habeas 
Corpus. Contempt of House of Representatives. Petitioner remanded 
into custody. [The Attorney-General appeared for the respondent in 
this case at the request of the officers of the House of Representatives.] 

Moses Tenney, Jr., Treasurer and Receiver-General v. T. B. Lawrence 
and W. W. Goddard. Two actions of contract on notes given for Back 
Bay lands. Judgments for plaintiff" for full amount of notes, interest and 
costs. 



I860.] HOUSE— No. 137. T 

COUNTY OF WORCESTER. 

Commonwealth v. Chax'les Glllon. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John Langley. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. James Sullivan. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Charles F. Nettleton. S. J. C. Liquor Law. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 

s. c. 

Commonwealth v. John Burns. S. J. C. Liquor Laio. Exceptions, 
from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Hopkins. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions waived and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. William E. P. Smyth. S. J. C. Nuisance to 
highway. Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case 
remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. David Bruckheimer. S. J. C. Peddling jeioelry. 
Exceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained and judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. R. W. Shattuck. S. J. C. Liquor Law. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Byron. S. J. C. Perjury. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained and judgment arrested. 

Commonwealth v. John Taylor. S. J. C. Liquor Nuisance. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John Grimes. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions sustained and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. John Burns. S. J. C. Liquor Laiv. Exceptions 
from C. C. P. Excejjtions overruled, and case remanded to S. C. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph S. Hill. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. Ex- 
ceptions from C. C. P. Exceptions overruled, and case remanded to 
S. C. 

Commonwealth v. William Thornton. S. J. C. Adultery. Excep- 
tions from C. C. P. Nol. pros'd. 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



TABLE 

Shounng t/ie number of Criminal Cases pending on qveslions of 
Law in lite Svpreme Judicial Covrt during lite year ]869,a«c? 
the disposition thereof, by Counties. 



COUNTIES. 


■3 

S 
p. 

« 


Decided for the Com- 
mon-wealth. 


1 1 

c 

1 § 




■i 

■o 

5 
1 1 

o ^ 


3 

« 
■a 

C 

c 

o 

o 


Barnstable, . 
Berkshire, 
Bristol, . 
Dukes, 

Essex, 

Franklin, 

Hampden, . 

Hampshire, 

Middlesex, 

Nantucket, 

Norfolk, . 

Plymouth, 

Suffolk, . 

Worcester, 












7 

4 
1 

9 

7 

23 

9 



4 
15 


7 

3 

8 

7 

18 

9 

1 

3 

11 


3 

1 
4 


2 
1 


1 
1 
1 


Totals, 


81 


67 


8 


3 


3 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



T A B I. E 

Shoif'ing' the number and nature of Criminal Cases pending in 
the Supreme Judicial Court, during" the year 1859, on ques- 
tions of Laiv, and the disposition thereof. 



OFFENCES. 


u 

B 

C 

o. 

C3 
O 


Decided for the Com- 
monwealth. 


J3 

OS c 

•G S 

1 i 




a 

•3 
C 
S 

c S 

1 1 


a 
tc 
u 

■c 
c; 
C 
_c 

c 
o 


Liquor law, 








53 


51 


1 


- 


1 


Liquor nuisance, 








7 


4 


2 


- 


1 


Adultery, . 








3 


2 


1 


- 


- 


Assault and battery, . 








2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


Nuisance, . 








2 


2 


- 




_ 


Arson, 










1 


- 


- 


- 


Assault, (aggravated,) 










1 


- 


- 


- 


Burning, 










- 


- 


- 


1 


Counterfeit money, 










1 


- 


- 


- 


Cruelty, 










- 


1 


- 


- 


Embezzlement, . 










- 


1 


- 


- 


House of ill-fame. 










1 


- 


- 


- 


Larceny in building, . 










- 


- 


1 


- 


Obstructing public justice, 










1 


- 


- 


- 


Obstructing railroad, . 










- 


- 


1 


- 


Peddling jewelry, 










- 


1 


- 


- 


Perjury, . 










- 


1 


- 


- 


Receiving stolen goods, 








1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Subornation of perjury. 










1 


- 


- 


- 


Totals, 


81 


67 


8 


3 . 


3 



ABSTRACT 



rrnul lleprts of tjje §htxui'%iUxnp, 



FOR THE YEAR 1859 



12 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table I. SUFFOLK COUNTY. 



OFFENCES. 


s 
.2 
s 
8 

o 


c 
o 

'> 

a 
o 
O 


'3 
< 


o 
u 

o 
'A 


5 
a 
o 

'3 


g 

s 
o 
Ph 

a 


o 


< 

O 


o S 

"s c 
,« to 

" 


Costs. 


Against the Person 
feloniously. 






















Assault, with intent to 






















kill, 


7 


5 


- 


2 




- 


- 


- 


- 


$193 79 


Assault, with intent to 






















ravish. 


7 


4 


1 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


201 54 


Assault, with intent to 






















rob, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


28 28 


Manslaughter, 


12 


4 


2 


- 


1 


4 


- 


- 


1 


2,195 89 


Mayhem, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Murder, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


18 85 


Rape, 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


504 45 


Robbery, . 


39 


32 


3 


2 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1,069 56 


Totals, 


70 


48 


6 


4 


1 


9 


1 


- 


1 


$4,212 36 


Against the Person, not 






















feloniously. 






















Assault and battery, . 


141 


62 


21 


14 


24 


19 


- 


- 


1 


$3,082 44 


Assault, aggravated, . 


58 


33 


7 


10 


2 


5 


- 


- 


1 


1,645 37 


Assault on officer, 


19 


13 


1 


- 


3 


2 


- 


- 


- 


403 37 


Causing death of pas- 






















senger by negligence. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


26 


1 


- 


- 


60 82 


Totals, 


219 


108 


29 


24 


29 


1 


- 


2 


$5,192 00 


Against Properly. 






















Appropriation, unlaw- 
ful, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$28 35 


Arson, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Breaking and entering. 


127 


76 


10 


2 


21 


16 


- 


- 


2 


2,535 93 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table I. — Continued. 



13 



OFFENCES. 


s 

3 
1 

o 


B 

> 

s 
o 


< 


2 
o 


c 
o 
■a 
'3 
i-J 


•S 


5 

o 
A ■ 


u 
< 

o 
A 


C A 

o S 

■a = 

3 3 
^ t£ 


Costs. 


Break in<i and entering, 






















attempt at, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$10 38 


Burglar's tools, having, 






















&c., 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


22 49 


Burning, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


29 07 


Larceny, . 


134 


70 


12 


8 


19 


17 


6 


- 


2 


2,886 73 


Larceny la dwelling- 
house, 


31 


15 


7 


1 


7 


1 


- 


— 


— 


755 00 


Larceny in shop, 


•28 


9 


5 


1 


2 


11 




- 


- 


662 12 


Larceny in vessel, 


11 


8 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


256 36 


Larceny from person, 


36 


18 


6 


5 


2 


5 




- 


- 


1,382 06 


Malicious mischief, 


11 


1 


2 


5 


3 


- 


_ 


- 


- 


182 89 


Malicious trespass, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


27 24 


Receiving stolen goods. 


26 


8 


6 


4 


8 


- 


- 


- 


- 


614 24 


Totals, 


411 


206 


50 


26 


65 


54 


6 


- 


4 


$9,392 86 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 


< 




















Embezzlement, . 


8 


1 


1 


1 


1 


3 


- 


1 


- 


$160 09 


False pretences, . 


8 


- 


3 


1 


1 


3 


- 


- 


- 


232 63 


Forgery, 


26 


6 


- 


- 


8 


10 


2 


- 


- 


541 64 


Fraud in conveying, . 


3 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


68 52 


Worthless bill, having. 






















&c.. 


11 


3 


3 


- 


3 


2 




- 


- 


332 99 


Totals, 


56 


10 


7 


4 


13 


18 


3 


1 


- 


$1,335 87 


Against Public Justice. 






















Escape, 


3 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$57 10 


Perjury, . 


6 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


5 


- 


- 


186 84 



14 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table I. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

3 
1 


c 

s 
o 

o 




o 
o 


o 

■3 

1 


c 
•3 
c 
a 
&. 


o 
>5 


•d 

< 

o 
•A 


O u 

If 


Costs. 


Rescue, 

Kescue, attempt at, 


1 
1 


1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$24 53 
24 53 


Totals, 


11 


2 


- 


4 


- 


- 


5 


- 


- 


$293 00 


Against ChaMily, Mo- 
rality, and Decency. 

Adultery, . 

Common drunkard, . 

Concealing birth of 
child, 

Disorderly house, 

Drunkenness, 

House of ill-fame. 

Idle and disorderly per- 
son. 

Indecent exposure, 

tion. 
Lewdness, . 

Obscene books, having, 

&c, . . . 

Obscene papere, hav- 
ing, &c., . 

Polygamy, . 

Prize fighting, . 

Night-walker, 

Sunday law, 


10 
38 

1 

48 

2 

122 

18 
3 

2 
1 

1 

1 
4 
1 
31 
1 


4 
19 

23 

1 

62 

4 

2 

1 

1 

2 

1 
6 

1 


1 
2 

3 

1 
4 

3 

1 

1 


1 

1 

1 

3 
5 

2 
1 


3 

7 

1 
11 

23 
5 

1 
1 

11 


1 

9 

8 
18 

13 


- 


1 

8 


1 

4 

1 


$107 49 
561 58 

68 39 

769 06 

31 18 

1,756 60 

330 62 

67 00 

31 32 
10 70 

26 03 

149 96 
156 31 

391 97 
12 15 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table I. — Continued. 



15 



OFFENCES. 


c 
5 

3 
O 

o 


o 


"3 

3 
C 
o 
< 


1 
C 

o 


c 
o 

■a 

s 




n 

o 


•d 

< 
o 


.S3 bo 


Costa. 


Unwholesome meat, 






















selling, &c., 


2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$131 03 


Vagabond, . 


2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


36 50 


Totals, 


288 


129 


18 


u 


63 


49 


- 


9 


6 


$1,700 89 


Against Public Policy. 






















Boarding a vessel. 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


mi 05 


Cows, leaving at large, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


24 85 


Dbg law. 


3 


- 


- 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


37 24 


Gaming, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


11 51 


House oiFal, removal, . 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


50 76 


Liquor, adulteration of. 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Liquor, nuisance, 


168 


59 


2 


4 


70 


12 


20 


- 


1 


2,834 26 


Lottery, 


3 


2 


- 


1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


43 05 


Milk law, . 


6 


2 


- 


1 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


54 37 


Pilot law, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


31 28 


Seamen, enticing, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


24 98 


Slung shot, carrying, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


15 18 


Totals, 


191 


65 


2 


12 


71 


20 


20 


- 


1 


$3,148 53 


Other Offences. 






















Conspiracy, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$43 97 


Libel, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 




14 82 


Threat, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


23 52 


Totals, 


5 - 


- 




3 


- 


- 


1 


1 


$82 31 


Totals for County, . 


1251 568 

1 


112 


88 245 


176 


36 


11 


15 


$28,357 82 



16 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb.. 



Table II. EASTERN DISTRICT. 

[Essex County constitutes this District.] 



OFFENCES. 


s 
o 

3 
O 


S 
o 




b 
u 
Ph 

o 
"A 


E 
O 

s 
St 


c 

■5 

B 

i 
i 


o 
!<5 


•a 

v. 

< 
o 


11 

a 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 
felonhmsly. 

Assault, felonious. 
Child murder, 
Manslaughter, . 
Mayhem, . 
Robbery, . 


6 
2 
2 

1 
1 


3 

1 
1 

1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


2 
1 

1 

1 


- 


~ 


1407 55 

71 70 

183 38 

48 67 

28 42 


Totals, 


12 


G 


1 


- 


- 


- 


5 


- 


- 


$739 72 


Against the Person, not 
feloniously. 

Assault, and assault and 
battery, . 

Assault, aggravated, . 

Assault on officer, 

Assault, riotous, . 


32 
8 

12 
2 


8 
3 
5 


• 

1 

1 


2 


- 


14 
2 

2 


3 
3 

2 
2 


2 


2 

2 


,ii;l87 38 

265 50 

257 68 

74 51 


Totals, 


54 


16 


2 


2 


- 


18 


10 


2 


4 


$1,085 07 


Against Properly. 

Appropriation, unlaw- 
ful, .... 

Arson, 

Breakincj and enterinj^, 

Burglary, . 

Burning, 

Larceny, 


1 
4 
9 

18 
3 

12 


2 

2 

13 

G 


1 


1 

1 


- 


1 

3 

1 

2 


2 
3 
4 
3 
2 






$24 30 
521 30 
220 76 

437 74 

29 24 

104 56 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table II. — Continwd. 



17 



OFFENCES. 


.2 
2 


5 
o 


'3 

< 






c 


2 






'A 


< 


Zi 


- m 
S 

■a = 
3 = 


Costs. 


Larceny from building. 
Larceny from person. 
Malicious mischief, 
Malicious trespass, 
Receiving stolen goods. 


11 
5 
2 
3 
4 


9 
2 

2 


- 


1 
1 


- 


1 

1 
1 


2 
1 

2 

1 


1 


- 


$297 98 

135 32 

23 85 

36 20 

121 96 


Totals, 


72 


36 


1 


4 


- 


10 


20 


1 


- 


$1,956 21 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 

Altered bill, uttering, . 
Counterfeit money, 
Embezzlement, . 
False pretences, . 
Forgery, 

Forged note, uttering. 
Fraud in conveyance. 
Worthless bill, uttering, 


1 
13 
3 
3 
2 
2 
2 
o 


8 

1 

1 

_ 

1 


2 


1 


- 


1 

2 

1 

1 
1 


1 

2 
1 
1 

1 


~ 


1 
1 


mo 57 
301 65 
37 93 
64 33 
37 53 
24 30 
61 63 
47 07 


Totals, 


28 


U 


2 


1 


- 


6 


6 


- 





$605 01 


Against Public Justice. 
Contempt, . 

Perjury, 

Perjury, subornation 

of; . 

Rescue, 


3 
3 

1 
2 


3 


1 


1 


- 


1 
1 


2 


- 


- 


il7 12 
299 43 

14 97 
21 37 


Totals, 


9 


3 


1 


1 


- 





2 


- 


- 


$352 89 



18 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Taule II. — Conlinued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


3 

6 


o 

s 

O 


C3 

'3 

< 


S 

1 


B 
o 

'3 


= 


o 

•A 


•6 

< 

o 

!21 


•a c 

4 « Costs. 

3 '5 

.<s a, 

V ° 


Against the Public 






















Peace. 






















Affray, 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$35 67 


Disturbing peace, 


9 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


20 01 


Disturbing school. 


3 


- 


- 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


56 38 


Totals, 


7 


2 


- 


2 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


$112 06 


Against Chastity, Mor- 
ality and Decency. 






















Adultery, . 


20 


5 


3 


1 


- 


7 


3 


1 


- 


$512 11 


Adultery, attempt at, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


151 50 


Child, concealinor birth 






















of, . . ° . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


33 21 


Common drunkard, . 


6 


3 


- 


- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


86 47 


Cruelty, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


38 94 


Disorderly house, 


4 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


83 19 


Drunkenness, 


11 


3 


- 


2 


1 


5 


- 


- 


- 


140 13 


Family, neglect of. 


1 


"~ 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


15 08 


Fornication, 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


26 43 


House of ill-fame. 


3 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


43 67 


Incest, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


49 10 


Indecent exposure, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


10 68 


Lewd cohabitation, 


1 


- 




- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


21 20 


Polygamy, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


11 63 


Sunday law, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


7 54 


Vagabond, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 




- 


- 


- 


14 21 


Totals, 


57 


20 


3 


6 


4 


15 


8 


1 


- 


$1,245 09 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table II. — Continued. 



19 



OFFENCES. 


o 

3 

i 

•2 


s 
o 


3 


2 

"3 


o 
•a 

2 


bo 

c 


S 
1 


< 

o 

IZi 


o S 

■a £ 


Costs. 


Against Public Policy. 
Billiard law. 

Bird law, . 

Dog law. 

Gaming house, . 

High School, neglect of, 

Highway, defective, . 

Liquor law. 

Liquor agent, neglect 
to appoint. 

Liquor nuisance. 

Lottery, 

Milk law, . 

Peddling without license 

Pilot law, . 

Smallpo.x, neglect to 
report, . 


2 
1 
3 
4 
1 
11 
205 

1 
19 
6 
1 
3 
1 

1 


1 

2 

63 
4 


5 


19 

1 


7 
1 


1 

3 



6 

58 

11 
5 
1 

1 
1 

1 


1 

1 

5 

21 

1 
2 

2 


17 

1 


15 


$26 43 

9 68 

46 22 

204 20 

20 01 

187 51 

4,162 02 

13 38 

418 07 

741 51 

7 69 

29 24 

15 30 

7 19 


Totals, 


259 


70 


5 


20 


8 


90 


33 


18 


15 


S5,868 45 


Other Offences. 
Libel, .... 

Nuisance, . 


1 
6 


- 


- 


- 


- 


5 


1 




1 


$7 07 
81 08 


Totals, 


7 


- 


- 


- 


- 


5 


1 


- 


1 


$88 15 


Totals for County, . 


505 


164 


15 


36 


12 


148 


86 


22 


22 


$12,072 65 



20 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table III. NORTHERN DISTRICT. 

[Middlesex County constitutes tliis District] 



OFFENCES. 


3 
O 

o 
u 

p. 


c 
o 

o 


< 


o 
u 

o 


o 
2 

i3 


ti 
c 
■5 


5 

o 


•d 
o 


o S 

■S N 


Costs. 


Againat the Person, 






















feloniously. 






















Assault, felonious, 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$194 79 


Manslaughter, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


52 28 


Murder, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


57 33 


Rape, .... 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


33 48 


Totals, 


7 


4 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


327 88 


Against the Person, not 






















feloniously. 






















Assault, 


65 


28 


4 





10 


5 


9 


2 


1 


$1,260 32 


Assault, aggravated, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


12 19 


Assault on officer. 


8 


6 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


187 67 


Totals, 


74 


34 


4 


6 


11 


6 


9 


2 


2 


$1,460 18 


Against Property. 






















Arson, 


9 


- 


- 


-- 


- 


3 


5 


- 


1 


$137 19 


Breaking and enterine:, 


49 


35 


2 


1 


5 


4 


1 


1 


- 


1,416 28 


Burning, 


12 


6 


2 


1 


1 


1 


- 


1 


- 


847 65 


Larceny, . 


42 


18 


6 


1 


3 


5 


9 


- 


- 


999 55 


Larceny from building, 


22 


IG 


1 


1 


3 


1 


- 


- 


- 


641 02 


Larceny from person, 


3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


92 72 


Malicious miscliief, 


9 


- 


- 


2 


4 


3 


- 


- 


- 


154 32 


Receiving stolen goods. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


19 08 


Totals, 


147 


78 


11 


6 


16 


17 


16 


2 1 


$4,307 81 



18G0.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table III. — Continued. 



21 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

3 
1 


o 

5 
O 


< 


o 

p. 

"c 
7, 


e 
o 


1= 


5 

o 
7* 


•a 
1 


o 5 

•a c 

:^ 2 

3 S 


Costs. 


Against iJte Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 

Counterfeit money, 

Embezzlement, . 

False pretences, . 

Forgery, 

Fraud in conveyance, 

"Worthless bill, passing, 

&c., 


18 
1 
1 
4 
2 

1 


8 

1 

• 


1 


1 

1 


5 


3 
1 

1 
1 


2 

1 


1 


- 


$615 32 
2G 50 
17 73 
92 49 
22 26 

19 91 


Totals, 


27 


9 


1 


2 


5 


6 


3 


1 


- 


^7H 21 


Against Public Justice. 
Contempt, . 

Escape, 

Perjury, . 


2 
2 
3 


2 
2 


- 


- 


- 




2 


- 


1 


$5 00 
23 85 
76 72 


Totals, 


7 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


1 


$105 57 


Against the Public 
Peace. 

Riot, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$17 73 


Against Cha stity, Mo- 
rality and Decency. 

Abortion, . 

Adultery, . 

Birth of child, conceal- 
ing,. 

Common drunkard, . 

Cruelty, 

Disorderly house, 


6 

28 

2 

10 
2 

1 


1 
13 

1 
2 
1 


1 


1 


3 

4 

3 


1 
3 

3 


8 

1 

1 


- 


2 


$289 88 
344 90 

51 72 

136 39 

26 91 

9 35 



22 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table III. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


1 
a 
u 

£ 


1 

V 

c 
o 

o 


'3 
a 
< 


n3 
o 


c 
o 

!° 
'5 
h4 


•3 
c 


3 

o 
IZl 


fc 
■< 
o 


o S 

a, cs 

i 1 


Costs. 


Drunkenness, 


20 


11 


1 


- 


6 


1 




- 


1 


§260 65 


Fornication, 


4 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


50 80 


House of ill-fame. 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


72 18 


Lascivious cohabitation, 


4 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


144 91 


Polygamy, . 


2 


- 


- 


- 




1 


1 


- 


- 


39 97 


Sunday law. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


11 83 


Totals, 


82 


35 


2 


1 • 


^21 


9 


11 


- 


3 


$1,439 49 


Against Public Policy. 






















Billiard law, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$15 25 


Fishway, neglect of, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


19 15 


Highway, neglect of, . 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


59 87 


Liquor law, 


143 


35 


23 


23 


29 


21 


1 


1 


10 


3,174 49 


Liquor nuisance. 


15 


6 


2 


- 


2 


4 


- 


- 


1 


425 34 


Totals, 


162 


41 


25 


24 


32 


27 


1 


1 


11 


$3,694 10 


Other Offences. 






















Nuisance, . 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$27 14 


Threat, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


7 53 


Totals, 


3 


- 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$3i 67 


Totals for County, . 


510 


205 


44 


39 


88 


68 


42 


6 


18 


$12,181 64 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



23 



Table IV. SOUTHERN DISTRICT. 

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

Dukes County.] 

COUNTY OF BRISTOL. 



OFFENCES. 


s 

3 

2 


i 

o 

§ 


i 

a 
'5 
< 


o 

o 
'A 


6 

a 
o 

3 


s 


5 


< 

o 


C A 

o S 

11 
3 = 

& te 
m o 

" 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 
felonioushj. 

Manslaughter, . 


1 


1 




. 


. 


_ 


. 


. 


_ 


$184 16 


Against the Person, 
not feloniously. 

Assault and Assault 
and Battery, . 


40 


13 


6 


14 


6 


1 








$743 06 


Against Property. 
Arson, 
Larceny, . 
Larceny in building, . 
Malicious mischief. 


1 

44 

4 

4 


1 

27 

3 

1 


2 


4 
2 


7 


4 
1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


$72 80 

1,019 93 

89 28 

114 87 


Totals, 


53 


32 


2 


6 


7 


6 


- 


- 


- 


$1,296 88 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 

Forgery, . 


5 


3 


1 




1 










$246 49 


Against Public Justice. 
Contempt, . 

Obstructing officer, 


3 

1 
1 


3 
1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$26 60 
13 87 
52 66 


Totals, 


5 


5 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$93 13 



24 



ATTORNEY-GEXERAL'S REPORT. 

Tablk IV. — Cnntlnupfl. 



[Feb. 





o 


c 




'6 


, 


u 




•c 


5 o 




OFFENCES. 


tl 


S 
o 


< 




o 
'5 


S: 


(5 
'A 


< 


3 '5 


Costs. 


Ar/nin^t C/iasflti/, De- 
cency and Morality. 






















Adultery, . 


6 


2 


- 


3 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


•SCO 27 


Common drunkard, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


38 04 


Disorderly house. 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


45 42 


Disorderly person, 


4 


- 


- 


2 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


31 59 


Drunkenness, 


23 


7 


1 


10 


3 


2 


- 


- 


- 


278 56 


Sunday law. 


1 


~ 


- 


- 


1 - 


- 


- 




24 


Totals, 


37 


10 


1 


16 


4 


6 


- 


- 


- 


.15157 12 


Against Public Policy. 






















Dog law, . 





- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


825 03 


Fi.-^h laws, . 


6 


- 


- 


3 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


74 29 


Liquor law, 


148 


36 


18 


26 


37 


31 


- 


- 


- 


1,728 12 


Totals, 


156 


36 


18 


30 


37 


35 


- 


- 


- 


$1,827 44 


Olher Offences. 






















Nuisance, . 


82 


21 


1 


13 


16 


31 


- 


- 


- 


f 1,500 13 


Rescue of cattle, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


33 02 


Threat, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


12 33 


Totals, 


84 


21 


2 


14 


10 


31 


- 


- 


- 


.$1,606 OS 


Not stated, . 


2 


- 




- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


$0 96 


Totals for County, . 


383 


121 


30 


SO 


71 


81 


- 


- 


- 


16,455 32 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



25 



Table V. SOUTHERN TiJSTmCT— Conthmed. 
COUNTY OF BARNSTABLE. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

u 

i 

u 


c 


3 




c 
o 

2 


c 

s 


o 

•A 


< 

o 
•A 


k 

o a 


Costs. 


Agairi'it the Person, 
felorduusly. 

Kidnapping, &c., 
Murder, 


2 
2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


1 

1 






- 


$1,175 50 
1,361 77 


Totals, 


4 


1 


1 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


$2,537 27 


Against iJip. Person, 
not feloniously. 

Assault, 


6 


1 


1 


2 


- 


2 




- 


- 


$82 74 


Against Property. 
Larceny, . 

Larceny in building, . 

Malicious mischief. 

Receiving stolen goods. 


3 
4 

1 
1 


1 


1 


1 


1 
4 

1 




- 


- 


- 


$37 85 
37 00 
23 07 


Totals, 


9 


1 


1 


1 


6 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$97 92 


Against the Currency, 
and Criin. Frauds. 

False pretences, . 


3 






1 




2 








$69 27 


Against the PublicPeace. 
Riot, .... 


1 


- 


_ 


_ 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$0 12 


Again-<t Chastity, De- 
cency and Morality. 

Adultery, . 


1 


1 
















$3 54 


Against Public Policy. 
Li(|uor law, 


9 


- 


1 


1 


- 


7 


- 


- 


- 


$108 63 



26 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table V. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


c 

3 

o 

2 

Ph 


§ 


3 
o 

■< 




§ 


.5 

■3 

a 


o 

'A 


1 

< 

o 

'A 


|i 

11 

<v u 




Costs. 


Other Offences. 

Desecration of Burial 
ground, . 

Nuisance, . 


1 

8 


- 


- 


2 


- 


1 

6 


- 


- 


- 


$58 72 
19 92 


Totals, 


9 


- 


- 


2 


- 


7 


- 


- 


- 


$78 64 


Totals for County, . 


42 


4 


4 


7 


7 


20 


- 


- 


- 


$2,978 13 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



27 



Table VI. SOUTHERN DISTRICT— Continued. 
COUNTY OF DUKES COUNTY. 





















i 






« 


. 






• 


u 




•c 


c « 






o 


c 


. 


•a 


<-H 


J^ 




■2 


o o 




OFFENCES. 


3 
O 


o 


1 

'3 


o 

p< 


C 


Si 


s 


1- 


1 i 


Costs. 






a 


o- 




















9 




















Ph 


O 


< 


y, 


kj 


00 


Z; 


>5 


a 




Against Property. 






















Larceny in building, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 




~ 


i35 48 


Totals for County, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$35 48 



28 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table VII. SOUTHERN DISTRICT— Continued. 
COUNTY OF NANTUCKET. 



OFFENCES. 


c 

3 


> 

C 

o 
O 


a 
o 


I 

o 
'A 


B 
o 
•O 

3 


g 

•3 

B 
02 




•6 

< 
o 

'A 


O a 

•a c 

= c 

o ° 
ft " 


Costa. 


Against Property. 
Larceny in building, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 




- 


- 


- 


- 


$12 24 


Other Offences. 
Pilot law, . 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


123 18 


Totals for County, . 


3 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$35 42 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



29 



Table VIII. SOUTCERN mSTRlCT— Continued. 
RECAPITULATION. 



OFFENCES. 


s 
o 

3 

o 


5 


< 


t5 
o 
Ph 
o 


i34 

a 
o 


ti 
C 

•5 
c 

V 


o 


■6 

< 
o 


m Ml 
iS O 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 






















feloniously, 


5 


2 


1 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


f2,721 43 


Against the Person, 






















not feloniously,. 


46 


14 


7 


16 


6 


3 


- 


- 


- 


825 80 


Against Property, 


65 


36 


3 


7 


13 


6 


- 


- 


- 


1,442 52 


Against the Currency, 
and Criminal Frauds, 


8 


3 


1 


1 


1 


2 




- 


- 


315 76 


Against Public Justice, 


5 


5 


- 


- 


- 




- 


- 


- 


93 13 


Against the Public 
Peace, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


12 


Against Chastity, De- 






















cency and Morality, 


38 


11 


1 


16 


4 


6 




- 


- 


460 66 


Against Public Policy, 


165 


36 


19 


31 


37 


42 


- 


- 


- 


1,936 07 


Other Offences, . 


95 


21 


2 


18 


16 


38 


- 


- 


- 


1,707 90 


Not Stated, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


~ 


2 




- 


- 


96 


Totals, 


430 


128 


34 


89 


78 


101 


- 


- 


_ 


19,504 35 



30 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table IX. SOUTH-EASTERN DISTRICT. 

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



OFFENCK.S. 


c 

3 

£ 


c 
o 

o 


■3 
3 
< 


•p 

c 



c 



■3 


c 

■3 
Si 

35 


5 



'A 


■d 


'A 


§ 1 
II 


Costs. 


Against ihe Person, 
feloniuusly. 

Assault, felonious, 
Manslaughter, . 


6 
1 


2 
1 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


$163 34 
111 03 


Totals, 


7 


3 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


$274 37 


Against the Person, 
not feloniously. 

Assault, and Assault 
and Battery, . 


24 


8 


4 


4 


1 


5 


2 






$237 18 


Against Property. 
Breaking and entering, 

Burning, . 

Larceny, . 

Malicious trespass, 


42 
24 

18 
10 


25 
5 
8 


2 
3 

1 
2 


2 
3 
3 

7 


9 

2 

1 


2 

8 

1 


2 
3 
4 
1 


- 


- 


$634 43 
687 88 
289 64 
194 34 


Totals, 


94 


38 


8 


15 


12 


11 


10 


- 


- 


$1,806 29 


Against the Currency, 
and trim. Frauds. 

False pretences, . 
Forgery, . 


1 

2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$49 89 


Totals, 


3 


1 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$49 89 


Against Public Justice. 
Perjury, 


8 
2 


4 


- 


4 


• 


1 


1 


- 


- 


$29 45 
31 99 


Totals, 


10 


4 


- 


4 


- 


1 


1 


- 


1 


$61 44 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



31 



Table IX. — Continued. 





















K 






n 










be. 




•o 










a 


n 


•a 


— 


.5 




n 


o S 




OFFENCES. 




o 

> 

a 


3 

3 
C 


o 


c 
o 


c 
£, 


5 


< 




Costs. 


























p.. 


o 


< 


^ 


>A 


a, 


» 


'A 


Q " 




Against the Public 






















Peace. 






















Disturbing school, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Disturbing peace, 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$10 33 


Totals, 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


$10 33 


Against Chastity, De- 






















cency and Morality. 






















Adultery, . 


3 


- 


- 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$77 37 


Drunkenness, 


3 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


55 81 


Lewd cohabitation. 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


48 36 


Polygamy, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


_ 


- 


- 


Totals, 


9 


2 


- 


1 


5 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$181 54 


Against Public Policy. 






















Dog law, . 


3 


- 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$23 61 


Highway, defective, . 


8 


- 


- 


1 


1 


4 


2 


- 


- 


68 82 


Liquor law. 


196 


25 


13 


24 


104 


27 


3 


- 


- 


2,799 63 


Liquor nuisance, 


4 


2 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


165 94 


Totals, 


211 


27 


14 


27 107 


31 


5 


- 


- 


$3,058 00 


Totals for County, . 


361 


83 


28 


53 125 

1 


53 


18 


1 


- 


$5,679 04 



32 



ATTORXEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table X. SOUTH-EASTERN BISTBICT— Continued. 
COUNTY OF PLYMOUTH. 



OFFENCI 


:s. 


c 
o 

3 
o 

o 


c 
o 

"> 
c 
o 


03 
3 


o 
it 

o 
>5 


c 
o 
■a 
'S 


c. 
Jo 
c 


o 


< 

o 

'A 


5 t 
t I 

a Si) 

■j; c 

Q " 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 
feloniously. 

Rape, 


2 


2 
















$56 81 


Against the Person^ 
not feloniously. 

Assault, and Assault 
and Battery, . 

Assault, aggravated, . 


30 
1 


7 

1 


1 


7 


3 
3 


4 


8 


- 


- 


$595 42 
31 97 


Totals, 


31 


8 


1 


7 


4 


8 


~ 


- 


1627 39 


Against Property. 
Breaking and entering, 

Larceny, . 

Malicious mischief. 

Receiving stolen goods, 


1 
8 
1 
1 


3 


1 
1 


1 
1 


1 


1 

1 


- 


1 


- 


$51 25 

258 71 

10 43 

12 28 


Totals, 


11 


3 


2 


2 


1 


2 


- 


1 


- 


$332 67 


Against Public Justice. 


1 


_ 




_ 


_ 


_ 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


Against the Public 
Peace. 

Disturbing meeting, . 
Disturbing peace, 


2 

1 


- 




- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$13 80 
9 42 


Totals, 


3 


- 


- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$23 22 


Against Chastity, Mo- 
rality and Decency. 

Adultery, . 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$71 91 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table X. — Continued. 



33 



OFFENCES. 


c 

3 
O 

2 


■? 

a 
o 
o 


'3 


1 


o 
"2 


c 

CO 


o 


•6 

< 
o 


il 

3 ? 

<2 o 


Costs. 


Cruelty, 
Fornication, 
Lewd cohabitation, 
Lottery, 


5 

1 
3 

1 


2 

1 


- 


1 


- 


3 
1 
1 

1 


- 


- 


- 


$122 50 

17 95 
79 18 
52 85 


Totals, 


12 


3 


1 


1 


- 


7 


- 


- 


- 


$344 39 


Against Public Policy. 
Dog law, . 

Highway, defective, . 

Liquor law, 

Liquor nuisance. 

Peddler law. 


4 
13 

41 
3 
2 


3 

1 


7 


4 

4 

10 

3 


8 


7 
8 


2 
3 

1 


2 


- 


$40 79 

94 78 

705 23 

24 40 


Totals, 


63 


4 


7 


21 


8 


15 


6 


2 


- 


1865 20 


Totals for County, . 


123 


20 


11 


32 


14 


29 


14 


3 


- 


$2,249 68 



34 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table XL SOUTH-EASTERN mSTRlCT— Continued. 
RECAPITULATION. 

Whole numher in ilte ^oidh- Eastern District. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

3 

2 


o 

g 


1 
< 


2 

Ph 
o 


o 

'S 
^4 


a 
-3 
a 

(2 

CO 


a 

pq 
o 


'6 

< 

o 


M 

■a ~ 
S g 

3 'S 
,« so 
o ° 

Q " 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 






















feloniously, 


9 


5 


2 




- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


$331 18 


Against the Person, 






















not feloniously, 


55 


16 


5 


11 


4 


9 


10 


- 


- 


864 57 


Against Property, 


105 


41 


10 


17 


13 


13 


10 


1 


- 


2,138 96 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds, . 


3 


1 


- 


1 


_ 


•1 


- 


- 


- 


49 89 


Against Public Justice, 


11 


4 


- 


4 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


Gl 44 


Against the Public 






















Peace, . 


6 


- 


- 


2 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


33 55 


Against Chastity, De- 
cency and Morality, 


21 


5 


1 


2 


5 


8 


- 


- 


- 


525 93 


Against Public Policy, 


274 


31 


21 


48 


115 


46 


11 


2 


- 


3,923 20 


Other Offences, . 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Not stated, 


- 






- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Totals, 


484 


103 


39 


85 


139 


82 


32 


4 


- 


$7,928 72 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



35 



Table XII. MIDDLE DISTRICT 

[Worcester County constitutes this District. 



OFFENCES. 


o 

3 
o 


B 
O 

s 
o 


3 


J3 

2 

o 


'S 
a 
o 
•e 


a 

o 
Ph 


S 


< 
o 


o 5 

3 C 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 






















feloniously. 






















Assault, felonious, 


8 


4 


- 


- 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1175 09 


Manslaughter, 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


226 76 


Kape, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


56 81 


Totals, 


11 


6 


- 


1 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$458 66 


Against the Person, 
not feloniously. 






















Assault, and assault 






















and battery, . 


42 


13 


3 


7 


19 


- 


- 


- 


- 


8602 43 


Assault on officer, 


13 


11 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


289 92 


Assault, aggravated, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


72 40 


Totals, 


57 


26 


3 


7 


21 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$964 75 


Against Property. 






















Breaking and entering, 


5 


3 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$105 11 


Burning, 


6 


5 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


88 05 


Larceny, . 


43 


16 


2 


5 


18 


1 


- 


- 


1 


1,407 49 


Larceny, attempt at, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


23 05 


Larceny from building, 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


30 20 


Larceny from person, . 


8 


8 


- 




- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


561 03 


Receiving stolen goods. 


2 


1 


- 




1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


85 62 


Shop breaking, . 


11 


6 


1 


- 


4 


- 




- 


- 


207 69 




3 


1 


- 


- 


2 


~ 


- 


- 


- 


78 55 


Totals, 


81 


43 


3 


6 


27 


1 


- 


- 


1 


$2,586 79 



36 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table XII. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 




s 

i 


t-t 
Ph 



1 

§ 
■0 


1 

1 


T3 

s 

Ph 



>5 


s 


'S 


ti 
c 
■3 

s 

t 


s 


'A 


■a 
2 

< 



"A 


k 

g 

■g 5 

a .s 

3 c 


Costs. 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 






















Counterfeit money, 


4 


- 


2 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1104 73 


Embezzlement, . 


3 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1 


104 45 


False pretences, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


26 10 


Forgery, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


13 04 


Fraud in conveyance, 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


6 61 


Totals, 


11 


1 


2 


- 


7 


- 


- 


- 


1 


$244 99 


Against Puhlic Justice. 






















Contempt, . 


15 


2 


1 


- 


12 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$46 49 


Perjury, . 


5 


1 


- 


1 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


256 52 


Perjurv, subornation 

of, : . . . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


36 74 


Totals, 


21 


3 


1 


1 


15 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$339 75 


Against the PublicPeace. 






















Disturbing peace. 


8 


5 


1 


1 


1 


— 


■" 


~ 


~ 


$103 18 


Against Chastity, De- 
cency and Morality. 






















Adultery, . . 4 


10 


8 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 




- 


$248 62 


Adultery, attempt at, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 




- 


34 05 


Common drunkard. 


9 


2 


- 


1 


6 


- 


- 




- 


121 77 


Cruelty, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 




- 


52 84 


Drunkenness, 


3 


1 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 




- 


30 59 




3 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 




- 


44 89 


House of ill-fame, 


6 





- 


- 


4 


- 


- 




- 


155 73 


Indecent exposure. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


27 23 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table Xn. — Continued. 



37 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

o 

2 

Ph 


o 

1 

o 

O 


i 

3 
< 


S 
■i 


o 


1 

Ah 

or. 


o 
•A 


< 

o 
"A 


5 g 


Costs. 


Polygamy, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


§44 87 


Profanity, . 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


20 42 


Sunday law, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


26 65 


Totals, 


40 


15 


1 


1 


22 


1 


- 


- 




$807 66 


Against Public Policy. 






















Billiard law. 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$64 82 


Dog law. 


5 


2 


- 


2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


43 75 


Liquor law, 


158 


38 


5 


10 


96 


9 


- 


- 


- 


3,265 12 


Liquor nuisance, . 


38 


13 


2 


1 


14 


6 


- 


2 


- 


1,101 58 


Peddler law. 


1 

204 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Wl 94 


Totals, 


54 


7 


13 


113 


15 


- 


2 


- 


$4,483 21 


Other Offences. 






















Conspiracy, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$6 63 


Nuisance, . 


5 


1 


- 


- 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


233 17 


Threat, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


35 23 


Totals, 


8 


1 


- 


- 


7 


- 


- 




- 


$275 03 


Not stated, . 


98 


- 


2 


- 


- 


50 


46 




- 


$167 61 


Total for Countj-, . 


539 


154 


20 


30 


217 


68 


46 


2 2 


$10,431 63 



38 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table XIII. WESTERN DISTRICT. 

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



OFFENCES. 


B 

3 
o 

s 


_o 
o 

a 
o 


< 


£ 

o 


c 
o 

•d 

1 


1 


3 


< 

o 


k 

3 C 
ft " 


Costs. 


Ayainst the Person, 
felotiiously. 






















Assault, felonious, 


3 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


1 


$157 21 


Murder, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 22 


Rape, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Totals, 


5 


- 




- 


- 


3 


1 


_ 


1 


$158 43 


Against the Person, not 
feloniously. 






















Assault, and assault and 
battery, . 


22 


1 


2 


6 


2 


8 


3 


- 


- 


$393 00 


Assault, aggravated, . 


3 


1 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


43 89 


Assault on officer, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Totals, 


26 


2 


2 


6 


3 


10 


3 


- 


- 


$436 89 


Against Property. 






















Burglary, . 


7 


2 


- 


1 


1 


2 


1 


- 


- 


$131 46 


Burning, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


31 72 


Larceny, . 


9 


2 


- 


2 


- 


2 


1 


1 


1 


245 14 


Larceny from building. 


11 


5 


- 


- 


- 


3 


- 


- 


3 


442 62 


Larceny from the per- 
son, attempt at. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


30 76 


Malicious mischief. 


3 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


72 23 


Malicious trespass, 


2 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


52 68 


Receiving stolen goods, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 




35 


10 


1 


3 


2 


8 


6 


1 


4 


$1,006 61 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table XIII. — Continued. 



39 



OFFENCES. 


i 

2 


c 

_o 

■> 

o 

(J 


'3 
< 


o 
o 


s 

c 
o 
•a 
•3 


c 

'•3 
a 

o 


S 

o 

'A 


■a 
o 

I 

< 

o 
'A 


(A 

o 5 
■s c 
S g 


Costs 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 

Cheating, . 
Counterfeit money. 
Forgery, 


3 

7 
2 


1 

4 


- 


1 


1 


1 


1 
1 

1 


- 


1 


$30 81 
427 17 
100 36 


Totals, 


12 


5 


- 


1 


1 


1 


3 


- 


1 


^558 34 


Against Public Justice. 
Contempt, . 
Perjury, . 
Rescue, 


3 
1 

1 


1 


2 
1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


821 04 
3.5 44 

40 10 


Totals, 


5 


1 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


696 58 


Against the Public 
Peace. 

Disturbing meeting, . 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


4 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Against Chastity, De- 
cency, and Morality. 

Abortion, . 
Adultery, . 
Cruelty, 

Disorderly house. 
Drunkenness, 
Fornication, 
House of ill-fame. 
Indecent exposure. 
Lewdness, . 


3 
9 
2 

3 

10 

1 

1 
1 

1 


2 
2 

3 

1 


- 


- 


2 


1 
5 

2 

5 

1 


2 
2 

1 

1 


- 


1 


ai89 92 
400 12 
39 70 
49 76 
67 80 
37 59 

26 02 
12 91 



w 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table XIII. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


S 

.2 

3 
o 


o 

1 

o 
O 


3 


o 

t 


a 

o 


n 
a 


(5 

o 


Tl 

z 

o 


1 

■a £ 


Costs. 


Polygamy, . 
Profanity, . 


1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


$30 37 


Totals, 


33 


8 


- 


- 


2 


15 


7 


- 


1 


§854.09 


Against Public Policy. 
Dog law, . 

Highway, defective, . 

Liquor law, 

Victualler, common, . 


1 
3 

117 

8 


12 


u 


9 

7 


27 
1 


1 
3 

46 


3 


- 


6 


ms 91 

70 95 

1,496 36 

222 08 


Totals, 


129 


12 


14 


16 


28 


50 


3 


- 


6 


$1,803 30 


Other Offences. 
Libel,. 

Nuisance, . 

Obstructing ford, 


1 
22 

1 


1 


1 


1 


11 
1 


6 


1 

1 


- 


1 


$42 39 
468 71 


Totals, 


24 


1 


1 


1 


12 


6 


2 


- 


1 


$511 10 


Totals for County, . 


273 


39 


21 


27 


48 


98 


25 


1 


14 


$5,425 34 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



41 



Table XIY. WESTERN DISTRICT— Continned. 
COUNTY OF BERKSHIRE. 



OFFEXCES. 


i 

S 

2 


o 

> 
a 
o 
O 


"3 


2 


6 

s 

B 
o 

2 


li 
c 
•3 

c 


3 

o 


u 
o 


II 

s "S 
Q " 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 






















feloniously. 






















Assault, felonious, 


3 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 




1 


$106 93 


Kidnapping, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


1 


- - 


25 9G 


Totals, 


5 


2 


- 


- 


1 


2 


- 




- 


ai32 89 


Against the Person, not 






















feloniously. 






















Assault, and Assault 






















and Battery, . 


25 


8 


1 


3 


3 


10 


- - 


- 


§496 59 


Assault on officer, 


2 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- - 


- 


38 29 


Totals, 


27 


8 


1 


5 


3 


10 


- 




- 


§529 88 


Against Property. 










' 












Burglary, . 


11 


4 


- 


- 


5 


2 


- 


- 


- 


§228 76 


Burning, attempt at, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- - 


- 


- 


Larceny, 


15 


3 


- 


3 


4 


5 


- - 


- 


414 86 


Larceny from building, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- - 


- 


- 


Malicious mischief. 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


30 44 


Malicious trespass, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 00 


Totals, 


31 


8 


- 


3 


12 


8 


- 


- 


- 


§675 06 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 






















Cheating, . 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


§71 77 


Counterfeiting, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


_! 


- 


- 


- 


11 45 


Forgery, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


1 1 


- 


- 


- 


1 85 


Totals, 


5 


1 


- 


- 


h 3 

1 


- 


- 




§85 07 



42 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 

Table XIV. — Continued. 



[Feb. 



OFFENCES. 


a 

o 

3 
a 

2 


c 
2 

1 


"a 

1 


2 

i 


<i5 

§ 
■a 

3 


to 
a 
■3 

B 
CO 


S 

o 

i25 


■a 

< 
o 
"A 


o S 

II 


Costs. 


Against the Public 
Peace. 

Eiot, .... 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


_ 


1 


_ 




_ _ 


^81 19 


Against Chastity, Mo- 
rality and Decency. 

Adultery, . 
Common drunkard, . 
Drunkenness, 
House of ill-fame. 
Lewdness, . 
Polygamy, . 
Profanity, . 


5 
1 
3 
1 
2 
1 
1 


1 
1 


- 


1 
1 


3 


2 

1 
1 
2 

1 


- 




- - 


^65 25 
14 02 
47 04 
24 40 
42 67 

104 94 
29 39 


Totals, 


14 


2 


- 


2 


3 


7 


- 




- - 


$327 71 


Against Public Policy. 
Higliway, defective, . 

Liquor law, 


3 

120 


21 


5 


1 
5 


53 


2 
35 


- 




- 1 


f 14 93 
2,324 00 


Totals, 


123 


21 


5 


6 


53 


37 


- 




- 1 


$2,338 93 


Other Offences. 
Illegal voting, 

Libel,. 

Nuisance, . 

Threat, 

Rescue of cow, . 


1 

1 

25 

1 

1 


1 


; 


1 

1 
1 


17 


1 
6 

1 


- 




- - 


$11 70 
47 92 
11 52 
39 86 
15 32 


Totals, 


29 


1 


- 


3 


17 


8 


- 




- - 


$126 32 


Not stated, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 




- - 


$5 01 


Totals for County, . 


236 


43 


6 


19 


90 


77 


- 




- 1 


$4,302 06 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



43 



Table XV. WESTERN DISTRICT— Cow^mwe^/. 

RECAPITULATION. 

Whole number in the Western District. 



OFFENCES. 


o 

1 

2 


B 

a 

a 
o 
O 


1 
'3 

< 


o 
1 


o 

s 


c 


o 

"A 


■d 

< 
o 


o g 

^ i 

II 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 
















. 


feloniously, 


10 


2 


- 


- 


1 


5 


1 


- 


1 


$291 32 


Against the Person, 






















not feloniously, 


53 


10 


.3 


11 


6 


20 


3 


- 


- 


966 77 


Against Property, 


66 


18 


1 


6 


14 


16 


6 


1 


4 


1,681 67 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds, . 


17 


6 


- 


1 


2 


4 


3 


- 


1 


643 41 


Against Public Justice, 


5 


1 


3 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


96 58 


Against the Public 






















Peace, . 


5 


- 


- 


- 


- 


5 


- 


- 


- 


81 19 


Against Chastity, De- 
cency and Morality, 


47 


10 


- 


2 


5 


22 


7 


- 


1 


1,181 80 


Against Public Policy, 


252 


33 


19 


22 


81 


87 


3 


- 


7 


4,142 23 


Other Offences, . 


53 


2 


1 


4 


29 


14 


2 


- 


1 


637 42 


Not stated, 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


5 01 


Totals, 


509 


82 


27 


46 


138 


175 


25 


1 


15 


$9,727 40 



44 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table XYI. NORTH-WESTERN DISTRICT. 

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



OFFENCES. 


s 

i 

u 


a 
.2 

." 
'> 

a 
o 
u 


"3 
'3 


2 

o 


G 
o 

■a 


§ 


o 


1 

< 

!Z5 


i 

o S 

-g i 

— .2 
S to 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 
feloniously. 

Assault, felonious, 
Attempt to kill, . 
Attempt to ravish. 
Murder, 


1 
1 

1 

2 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 

1 


1 
1 


- 


- 


$18 95 
29 18 
43 06 

200 28 


Totals, 


5 


1 




- 


- 


2 


2 


- 


- 


$291 49 


Against the Person, 
7iot feloniously. 

Assault, 


8 


2 




2 


- 


- 


4 


- 


- 


$199 66 


Against Property. 
Burglary, . 
Larcenj', . 
Malicious trespass, 
Receiving stolen goods, 


3 

IG 
2 
2 


1 

4 

2 


1 


1 


1 
1 
1 


- 


1 
9 
1 


- 


- 


$97 45 

435 73 

21 61 

76 22 


Totals, 


23 


7 


1 


1 


3 


- 


11 


- 


- 


$631 01 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 

Forgery, . 

Fraud in conveying, . 


1 
1 


- 




- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


$65 00 
1 55 


Totals, 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


$66 55 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



45 



Table XVI. — Continued. 



OFFENCES. 


s 

3 
O 

O 

Ph 


c 
o 

S 


1 

3 

< 


? 

o 
u 

Ph 

o 
"A 


O 

-a 


a 


d 
S 
o 
'A 


•6 
a 

1-1 
o 


It 

a) u 



Costs. 


Against Public Justice. 
Contempt, . 

Perjury, . 


1 

1 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$1 75 
31 05 


Totals, 


2 


1 




1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


832 80 


Against the PublicPeace. 
Disturbing peace, 

Riot, .... 


1 
1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


m 80 
24 49 


Totals, 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


825 29 


Against Chastity, De- 
cency and Morality. 

Adultery, . 
Common drunkard, 
Cruelty, 

Disorderly house, 
Drunkenness, 


3 
2 

1 

1 
3 

1 


2 

1 
1 


- 


2 

1 
1 


1 


_ 


1 
1 


- 


- 


888 34 
52 42 
48 90 
55 51 
62 06 
27 37 


Totals, 


11 


4 


- 


4 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


8334 06 


Against Public Policy. 
Liquor law. 


25 


7 


1 


_ 


4 


6 


1 


_ 


6 


8345 24 


Other Offences. 
Conspiracy, 

Nuisance, . 

Rescue of horse. 

Threat, 


1 
7 
1 
1 


1 


- 


1 
1 


2 


2 
1 


2 


- 


- 


80 95 

289 16 

80 

10 83 


Totals, 


10 


1 


- 


2 


2 


3 


2 


- 


- 


301 74 


Totals for County, . 


88 


23 


2 


11 


10 


12 


23 


- 


7 


82,228 44 



46 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table XVII. NORTH-WESTERN BlSTmCT— Continued. 

COUNTY OF FRANKLIN. 



OFFENCES. 


a 
o 
:3 

3 

1 

o 
u 
Ph 


s 

1 
o 
O 


'3 
c 
o 


2 
p- 

o 

55 


o 


c 
■3 


O 


13 

< 

o 


a 6 
o o 

-g 1 

il 


Costs. 


Against Property. 
Breaking and entering, 

Burglary, . 

Burning, . 

Larceny, . 

Larceny, attempt at, . 

Malicious mischief. 


1 

7 

1 

6 

1 
1 


4 

3 
1 


- 


1 

3 

2 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


$283 04 

174 06 
21 80 
51 38 


Totals, 


17 


8 


- 


6 


1 


1 


1 


- 


- 


$530 28 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds. 

Cheating, . 
Forgery, 


1 
1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$13 14 
25 45 


Totals, 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


$38 59 


Against Public Justice. 
Enticing witness. 

Jail-breach, 


1 
2 


- 


- 


1 


1 
1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$33 36 


Totals, 


3 


- 


- 


1 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


$33 36 


Against Chastity, Mo- 
rality and Decency. 

Adultery, . 
Common drunkard, • 
Stubborn child, . 
Sunday law. 


2 
1 

1 
1 


1 

1 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$22 37 

39 22 

18 96 

5 05 


Totals, 


5 


2 


1 


- 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


$85 60 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 

Table XYIL— Continued. 



47 











































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til 












c 




. 


•c 




s 




a 


o g 




OFFENCES. 


+3 
o 
o 


o 

'> 
a 


'3 


- 


a 
o 
•a 


1 


S 


•< 


1 1 


Costs. 


















o 








b 


o 


< 


tzi 


hJ 


aa 


^ 


^ 


« ■ 




Against Public Policy. 






















High School, neglect 






















of, ... . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Highway, defective, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Liquor law, 


35 


1 


- 


11 


7 


12 


4 


- 


- 


^1,348 85 


Liquor nuisance. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


94 26 


Totals, 


38 


1 


- 


12 


8 


12 


5 


- 


- 


$1,443 11 


Other Offences. 






















Nuisance, . 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


810 12 


Totals for County, . 


67 


11 


1 


21 


12 


15 


6 


- 


1 


$2,141 06 



48 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table XVIII. NORTH-WESTERN DISTRICT— Continued. 
KECAPITULATION. 

Whole ISIuniher in the North-Western District. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

o 


c 

_o 

§ 

(J 


"3 
< 


•p 

o 

Ph 
o 


£ 
a 
o 

■o 
■3 


ti 
.5 

a 




•6 
S 

< 
o 

'A 


§1 
t5 o 
o o 



Costs. 


Against the Person, 






















feloniously, 


5 


1 


- 


- 


- 


2 


2 


- 


- 


$291 49 


Against the Person, 






















not feloniously, 


8 


2 


- 


2 


- 


- 


4 


- 


- 


$199 66 


Against Property, 


40 


15 


1 


7 


4 


1 


12 


- 


- 


1,161 29 


Against the Currency, 






















and Criminal Frauds, 


4 


- 


- 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


2 


105 14 


Against Public Justice, 


5 


1 


- 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


66 16 


Aaainst the Public 






















Peace, . 


2 


- 


- 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


- 


25 29 


Against Chastity, Mo- 






















rality and Decency, 


16 


6 


1 


4 


2 


1 


2 


- 


- 


420 26 


Against Public Policy, 


63 


8 


1 


12 


12 


18 


6 


- 


6 


1,788 35 


Other Offences, . 


12 


1 


- 


3 


2 


4 


2 


- 


- 


311 86 


Not stated. 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


Totals, 


155 


34 


3 


32 


22 


27 


29 


- 


8 


$4,369 50 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



49 



Table XIX. 

Showing the whole amount of Criminal Business in the 
Commonwealth. 



OFFENCES. 


c 
o 

I 
o 

u 

Pi 


1 

V 
a 
o 
O 


1 
"3 


2 

o 
Iz; 


a 

■a 
■3 
>-) 


be 

3 

•3 
a 

Ph 


a 



t_ 

<! 



« 
s 

.^ bo 


Costs. 


Against the Person, 
feloniously, 


129 


74 


10 


5 


7 


21 


9 


1 


2 


$9,374 04 


Against the Person, 
not feloniously, 


566 


226 


53 


79 


77 


82 


37 


4 


8 


11,558 80 


Against Property, 


987 


473 


80 


79 


152 


118 


70 


5 


10 


24,668 11 


Against the Currency, 
and Crim. Frauds, . 


154 


41 


13 


11 


28 


37 


16 





6 


4,094 28 


Against Public Justice, 


74 


23 


5 


12 


17 


6 


10 


- 


1 


1,408 52 


Against the Public 






















Peace, 


30 


7 


1 


6 


5I 10 

1 


1 




- 


373 12 


Against Chastity, Mo- 








1 










rality and Decency, 


589 


231 


27 


46 126'H1 


28 


10 


10 


10,781 78 


Against Public Policy, 


1570 


338 


99 


182 469 


345 


74 


23 


40 


29,004 14 


Other Offences, . 


183 


25 


4 


25 58 


62 


5 


1 


3 


3,137 34 


Not stated, . 


101 


- 


2 


- - 


53 


46 


- 


- 


173 58 


Totals, 


4383 


1438 


294 


445L939 


845'296 


46 


80 


$94,573 71 



ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Feb. 



Table XX. 



Showing the whole amount of Criminal Business in the Com- 
monwealth, by Counties. 






















1 ' 




COUNTIE8. 


§ 

o 

S 
o 

2 


a 
o 

o 

V 

a 
o 
O 


1 

3 
C 

< 


i 

o 
!zi 


o 

2 


■5 
s 
o 


S 

o 

'A 


o 


a 6 

O D 

« a 
,« to 


Costs. 


Barnstable, . 




42 


4 


4 


7 


7 


20 


- 


- 


- 


$2,978 13 


Berkshire, 




236 


43 


6 


19 


90 


77 


- 


- 


1 


4,302 06 


Bristol, . 




383 


121 


30 


80 


71 


81 


- 


- 


- 


6,455 32 


Dukes, 




2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


35 48 


Essex, 




505 


164 


15 


36 


12 


148 


86 


22 


22 


12,072 65 


Franklin, 




67 


11 


1 


21 


12 


15 


6 


- 


1 


2,141 06 


Hampden, j 




273 


39 


21 


27 


48 


98 


25 


1 


14 


5,425 34 


Hampshire, 




88 


23 


2 


11 


10 


12 


23 


- 


7 


2,238 44 


Middlesex, 




510 


205 


44 


39 


88 


68 


42 


6 


18 


12,181 64 


Nantucket, 




3 


1 


- 


2 


- 


- 


- 


- 


- 


35 42 


Norfolk, . 




361 


83 


28 


53 


125 


53 


18 


1 


- 


5,679 04 


Plymouth, 




123 


20 


11 


1 32 


14 


29 


14 


3 


- 


2,249 m 


Suffolk, . 




1251 


568 


112 


88 


245 


176 


36 


11 


15 


28,357 82 


Worcester, 


• 


539 


154 


20 


30 


217 


68 


46 


2 


2 


10,431 69 


Totals, 


438b 


1438 


294 


445 


939 


845 


296 


46 


80 


$94,573 71 



I860.] 



HOUSE— No. 137. 



51 



Table XXI. 



Showing- the number 
the 



of Sentences to Imprisonment or Fine, in 
Year 1859, by Counties. 



C O U K T I E .'< . 


Sentences. 


O 

•£ 

1 

to 


n 
o 

o 

o 

U 


Imprisonment and 
Fine. 


1 


Cost paid by 
Defendants. 


Barnstable, 


6 


1 


4 


- 


1 


^89 20 


Berkshire, . 


42 


4 


16 


18 


4 


779 96 


Bristol, 


117 


17 


46 


28 


26 


1,679 69 


Dukes, .... 


2 




2 


- 


- 




Essex, .... 


118 


7 


63 


48 


- 


1,428 33 


Franklin, . 


10 


3 


6 


1 




509 38 


Hampden, 


37 


4 


17 


11 


5 


410 05 


Hampshire, 


23 


3 


12 


7 


1 


267 79 


Middlesex, 


180 


35 


74 


28 


43 


940 63 


Nantucket, 


1 


"" 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Norfolk, 


78 


18 


28 


24 


8 


647 56 


Plymouth, . 


19 


- 


4 


3 


12 


612 05 


Suffolk, 


538 


70 


249 


- 


219 


1,387 39 


Worcester, 


149 


18 


58 


36 


37 


1,618 74 


Totals, . 


1,320 


180 


580 


204 


356 


$10,370 77 



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