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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16780516001"/>A true NARRATIVE Of the Proceedings at the Sessions-house IN THE OLD-BAYLY, May 16, 17, & 18. 1678.
<p>Setting forth The Tryal & Condemnation of Charl. Pamplin, for killing Lieutenant
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<p>With a particular Account of the Tryals and Condemnation of Three men for Robbing on the Highway: And Two others for Horse-stealing.</p>
<p>And likewise the Tryal and Conviction of a yound Lad for stealing One hundred and forty pounds out of a Goldsmiths Shop in Lumbard street.</p>
<p>And an exact Relation of all other remarkable Proceedings. With the number of those that are Condemn'd, Burn'd in the Hand, and to be Whipt, &c.</p>
<p>These are to give notice, That the Book of the Sessions that came out first, printed for
<persName id="f16780516-1-person2">Benj. Harris</persName> , is false, imperfect, and without Order.</p>
<p>With Allowance. Ro. L'Estrange.</p>
<p>LONDON: Printed for D. M. 1678,</p>
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<p>Besides these, there were Fourteen burnt in the hand, hour ordered to be whipt, Seven women sent from Newgate to Bridewel, and Twenty nine persons attainted or convicted heretofore of divers Crimes, that now all at once on their knees in Court pleaded his Majesties-gracious Pardon.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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