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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16830524001"/>THE TRUE NARRATIVE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT The Sessions House IN THE OLD BAYLY which began on Thursday the 24th of this Instant May and ended on Thursday the 24th following;</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 commiting their Facts, and the number of those Condemned to die, Burn'd in the Hand, Transported and to be whipt.</p>
<p>Entered according to ORDER</p> </div1>
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<p>THE Proceedings at the Sessions of Oyer and Terminer, holden at the Sessions-House in the Old-Baly for the City of London and County of Midlesex, which began on the 24th of May, and ended the same of the same Instant were these
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<interp inst="t16830524-1-off4" type="offenceSubcategory" value="highwayRobbery"/> Prosecutor traviling late, were in a lonely place, set upon by the Prisoner, & three more of his accomplices, who carryed them into a Field adjoyning to the Road, and there riffled them, taking from the former, a Coat, a Sword, and a pair of Frienged Gloves, and from the latter his Coat, Sword, Belt, Rings, Buckles, and twelve Shillings in Mony </rs>. This being sworn, the Prisoner utterly deny'd the Fact, saying that he was at home in Bed at that time the robery was said to be done, but
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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