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Colonial Cases

R v. Williams [1881]


Supreme Court for China

Shanghai, 29 June 1881

Source: Supreme Court of China (Shanghai), Judges' Notebooks, Vol. 3 (1880-1893), The National Archives (U.K.), FO1092: 340, p 19

Regina v. John Claude Hilton Williams.

Forging a certain authority for the payment of money, which forged authority is as follows:

"7th June 1881.

Mr. Williams


W. Birt & Co."

Mr. Mayburgh for prosecution.

Plea - Guilty.

Sentence: 8 months hard labour.

R. A. Mowat

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