Minutes, 11 July 1840

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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taught the Councellors things relative to their duty in . and give the folloing following precedent for the Council to be guided by and ordered the same to be recorded to. wit—
That the Council should try no case without both parties being present or having had an opportunity to be present. neither should they hear one parties complaint before his case is brought up for trial— neither should they suffer the character of any one to be exposed before the High Council without the person being present and ready to defend him or herself—that the minds of the Councellors be not prejudiced for or against any one whose case they may possibly have to act upon. Adjourned
Clk pro tem [p. 67]
taught the Councellors things relative to their duty in . and give the following precedent for the Council to be guided by and ordered the same to be recorded to. wit—
That the Council should try no case without both parties being present or having had an opportunity to be present. neither should they hear one parties complaint before his case is brought up for trial— neither should they suffer the character of any one to be exposed before the High Council without the person being present and ready to defend him or herself—that the minds of the Councellors be not prejudiced for or against any one whose case they may possibly have to act upon. Adjourned
Clk pro tem [p. 67]
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