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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16800115001"/>THE TRUE NARRATIVE OF THE PROCEDINGS AT The Sessions-House IN THE OLD-BAYLY.
<p>Which began on Thursday the 15th of this Instant January 1679 and Ended on Fryday the 16th.</p>
<p>Giving an Account of most of the Remarkable Trials there, viz. for Murder, Fellonies and Burglaries, &c. with a particular Relation of their Names, and the places of their Committing their Facts, with the number of those Condemned to dye, Burnt in the hand, Transported and to be whipt.</p> </div1>
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<p>THe first was
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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