Item Type:Journal article
Citation:Shaw, G. F.. 'Affidavits'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. V, Part XXXV, 1868/1869, pp13-23
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Whether it is that I am sadly deficient in the bump of veneration, or that I belong to that class who, we are told, rush in where angels and Members of Parliament fear to tread, I am going tonight to intrude into this high and holy place from which the Commissioners were warned off; to raise the awful veil which shrouds the venerable mystery of legal swearing, and to ask some plain questions, and give what may be considered, no doubt, some presumptuous answers as to the operation and effect of this system.
Description:Read, Tuesday, 28th April, 1868
Author: Shaw, G. F.
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. V, Part XXXV, 1868/1869
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