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The Daily Dispatch: June 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Result of riding a man on a rail. (search)
Result of riding a man on a rail. --The case of Miller vs. Smith has just been tried in Wales, Massachusetts. The plaintiff sued for an assault committed on him last August. He was ridden on a rail, and subjected to other violence and indignity, for the utterance of what were alleged to be disloyal sentiments. A verdict of $575 was rendered for the plaintiff. The Palmer Journal says: "Those who engaged in what they considered a just, but unfortunate outbreak of ndignation, are among the first people of Wales."