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Colonial Cases

R. v. Brown [1752]

forgery - capital punishment

Grand Court

20 October, 1752 (Kingston, Jamaica)

Source: Halifax Gazette, 6 January 1753

[2] 21. Yesterday about 11 in the Forenoon John Brown, latre an Attorney at Law, in this Island, was executed pursuant to his Sentence, last Grand Court, for the crime of Fogery: He died very obstinate without making the least Confession.

Published by Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie Law School