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Colonial Cases

R v. Fraser [1892]

obtaining property with intent to defraud

Supreme Court for China

Shanghai, 14 June 1892

Source: Supreme Court of China (Shanghai), Judges' Notebooks, Vol. 3 (1880-1893), The National Archives (U.K.), FO1092: 340, p 336


Regina versus Malbrook Fraser.

Charge.  Unlawfully obtaining a watch and two chains with intent to defraud.

[see also 5 May 1893, below.]

Plea.  Guilty.

Mr. H. T. Wilkinson, Crown Advocate, Prosecutes.

Sentence, 4 months imprisonment with hard labour/


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