BETWEEN May Sefton Plaintiff AND Lowry Baskin Defendant [item]

Production date
1917
Description
Documents pertain to a case filed by a married woman (Sefton) against a farmer (Baskin) regarding slander. The plaintiff claims the defendant made statements at a Stratford County Council meeting in which he accused her of committing adultery with Lopdell and inappropriately using a council motor car. Includes judgment papers with references to similar cases, a writ of sale against the defendant, a list of the plaintiff's costs, a motion for nonsuit or judgment for defendant, submissions by counsel for plaintiff in reply to submissions by Counsel for Defendant in support of motion for nonsuit or judgment for the defendant, a memorandum by counsel for defendant in support of motion for nonsuit or judgment for defendant, a receipt for registered mail, a sketch of streets and a letter from "A. Ratepayer" complaining about misuse of the motor car.
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Production date
1917
Credit line
See: Taranaki Scandals The Court Record Collection page for more details on the collection and other interesting cases. http://pukeariki.com/Heritage-Collections/Taranaki-Scandals 
Accession number
ARC2013-1069
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