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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16820712001"/>THE TRYALS OF THE PRISONERS AT THE SESSIONS Holden in the Sessions-House in the Old-Baily.
<p>Which began on the Twelfth of July, 1682 and ended the Thirteenth of the same Month.</p>
<p>Wherein is related a True Account of all the Remarkable Proceedings: But more particularly, of
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<p>With the Names of those Condemned, Burnt in the Hand, to be Transported, and Whipp'd.</p>
<p>LONDON, July 12.</p>
<p>THIS day the Sessions began in the Old Baily, where several Persons were Tried for Felonies, Murder, and other Crimes; whereof the most remarkable were these that follow.</p> </div1>
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