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THE PRESTON BANK FRAUDS.

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THE PRESTON BANK FRAUDS. The New York World of June 19, just to hand, contains the following report of the proceedings in the New York courts in the case of Tully, whose extradition was sought on a charge of forgery, he having been the manager of the Preston Banking Company: Judge Addison Brown, of the United States Dis- trict Court, yesterday gave his decision on the cer- tiorari proceedings in the Tully case, and discharged the prisoner. The deputy-sheriff, who held a warrant for Tully's arrest in the civil suit against him by the directors of the Preston Banking Association, took him in custody as soon as he was released by the deputy-marshals. The decision in the Tully case has an interest in connection with the charges against John C. Eno, whose extradition from Canada is sought on somewhat similiar charges. Judge Brown recited the particulars of the charges brought against Tully, and concluded as follows For the purposes of this hearing, on the claim of extradition by the British Government, I am precluded from deciding upon this as an original question, inasmuch as in a case identical with the present, as it seems to me, in all essential particulars, the Court of Appeal in England has held this offence not to amount to forgery. I refer to the case of Charles Windsor, who in 1869, was arrested in London upon a charge of forgery upon the Mercantile Bank of this city, in making false and fraudulent entries in the book of the bank. There has been no change in the laws or statutes of either country in this respect, so far as I know, since this decision. It is immaterial what my own judgment might be whether, as an original question, the case of Windsor or that of Tully constitutes forgery. At common law, so long as the point has been adjudi- cated to the contrary in England, in whose behalf the extradition is here sought, this adjudication must be deemed to be the settled law of England until it is in some way modified or reversed, and I have not found any contrary or inconsistent adjudication. While the definitions of forgery there given are in some respects, I think, too limited, the case of Windsor as an authority determines the English law as regards forgery in the particulars. By that adjudication Tully could not be convicted or lawfully charged with the offence of forgery in respect to the transactions here complained of, and it would evidently be im- proper to order his extradition upon a charge which the law of that country declares cannot be maintained in constituting forgery under the Treaty.

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---THE CASE OF LORD ST. LEONARDS.

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