On Poisons in Relation to Medical Jurisprudence and Medicine
J. Churchill, 1859 - 863 pages
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Page 183 - In any indictment for murder or manslaughter, or for being an accessory to any murder or manslaughter, it shall not be necessary to set forth the manner in which, or the means by which, the death of the deceased was caused, but it shall be sufficient in any indictment for murder to charge that the defendant did feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, kill and murder the deceased...