Very few cases have arisen in this country in which the genuineness of handwriting was the chief contention, and in which such momentous interests were at stake, as in the case of the forged "Morey-Garfield Letter." It was such as to arouse ... Read more of A FAMOUS FORGERY at Handwriting Analysis.caInformational Site Network Informational
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IT was the habit of Lord Eldon, when Attorney-General, to close his
speeches with some remarks justifying his own character. At the trial of
Horne Tooke, speaking of his own reputation, he said: It is the little
inheritance I have to leave my children, and, by God's help, I will
leave it unimpaired. Here he shed tears; and, to the astonishment of
those present, Mitford, the Solicitor-General, began to weep. Just look
at Mitford, said a by-stander to Horne Tooke; what on earth is he
crying for? Tooke replied, He is crying to think what a small
inheritance Eldon's children are likely to get.





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