United States v. John Johnston
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John JohnstonJohn Johnston
United StatesUnited States

On Indictment, for

The attorney General on behalf of the United StatesUnited States
moved, the Court to swear, and admit James RogersJames Rogers as a Witness
on this trial on the part of the United StatesUnited States to which the Counsel
for Defendant objected on the ground that the several goods
and Chattels and property mentioned in the indictment, to
have been stolen, was the property of the said James RogersJames Rogers
and it also being admitted that he was the same James RogersJames Rogers
named, in the said Indictment as having lost the said goods,
and Chattels - also that said RogersRogers would be untitled on Conviction
of Defendant to restitution, of said goods and Chattels mentioned
in the indictment and to the value thereof if the said goods and
Chattels should be restored, to him said RogersRogers , and if not
restored to him said RogersRogers , therein that case he would be entitled,
to two fold the value of the said goods and Chattels, the Court
over Ruled the objections of Defendant Counsel and admitted
the said RogersRogers to be sworn and testify as a Witness on the