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House. Comm. on the Judiciary. Report on the memorial of R.G. Paige, 1833
House No. 64 On January 16, 1833, the Committee on the Judiciary considered a memorial to impeach Jeremiah Colgrove as a Justice of the Peace.
Colgrove was alleged to be "corrupt and unprincipled in the administration of justice," and to have heard cases when drunk. A specific case was cited in
which Colgrove was alleged to have altered a complaint. The Committee took depositions and heard witnesses, but concluded that the evidence was
vague, the drunking charge had been withdrawn, and for the alteration charge, while serious, there were mitigating circumstances. The Committee declined
to impeach. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the memorial of Reuben G. Paige and others, praying for the impeachment of Jeremiah Colgrove, Esq., of Adams, a Justice of the Peace for the County of Berkshire, and the remonstrance of Jabez Hall and others, and of Lysander Keith and others, and of Harris Arnold against said memorial, and to whom was recommitted their former report on the subject respectfully report ...
OCLC Number:   1399136271
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