Trial of Robert M. Goodwin on an indictment of manslaughter for killing James Stoughton, Esq., in Broadway in the city of New-York on the 21st day of December, 1819 tried at the Court of General Sessions of the Peace held in and for the body of the city and county of New-York : including the arguments of counsel and opinions and orders of the court on a motion to bail the prisoner, previous to his trial, after the finding of a coroner's inquest of willful murder and a verdict by a grand jury of manslaughter : and a further motion to bail on the petit jury being polled and disagreeing in their verdict and being finally discharged at the close of the session after a trial which lasted five days, having begun on the 14th and ended on the 18th day of March 1820 : and also a motion to bail on a writ of Habeas Corpus before his honour the Mayor at his office in city-hall : and a like motion before his honor Chief Justice Spencer at his chambers, with his opinion and order to admit the prisoner to bail /
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