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This precise and well timed reader brings jointly 24 of some of the best and so much arguable readings at the background of crime, deviance, and legal justice in Canada. This publication will make a fantastic middle or extra textual content for any Introductory Criminology or Crime and Deviance path in Canada, really people with an ancient part.
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Catharines around midnight. Grant seized the wagons and discovered that they contained metal stoves and boxes of window glass, all manufactured in the United States. There must have been a ready market for American stoves and window glass, but these are not the ﬁrst objects to come to mind when we think of cross-border contraband in this period. We can, however, infer their value from the subsequent actions of the smugglers. They would not give up their booty without a ﬁght. They attacked the Collector of Customs and his constable with stones, poles, and rails.
14 ***** We rarely hear what the criminals themselves felt about being forced to move from one state to another. In one case where an Upper Canadian fugitive sought refuge in the United States to avoid imprisonment on a murder charge, we do have a letter from him, justifying his action. John Ward had escaped to Michigan early in 1830 and wrote a letter home, intended for his family, although it ended up in the hands of the government ofﬁcials. His explanation does have a certain logic, viewed from his desperate position; “i think it is better for me to keep my liberty untill i Can have my trial.
Charles Eliot to Lt. Col. G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 125:69157–158. 11. ” 12. The following argument suggests that banishment was seen as more effective by key members of the Upper Canadian government than John Weaver’s 35 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. recent conclusion that “it was never a satisfactory form of punishment” (1995, 61). 40 Geo. G. 5. Al, UCS, v. 109:62205. John Ward to Schoﬂeld, 4 April 1830, enclosed in M. Burwell to Z. G. 5, Al, UCS, v. 99s 56093–097. Petition of David Underhill, 18 June 1831, and enclosed John Wilson to Z.
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