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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="17121210001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE Queen's Commission of the Peace, AND Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, Held for the CITY of London and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the OLD BAYLEY.
<p>On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th Days of December, 1712. In the Eleventh Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEfore the Rt. Hon. Sir
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<p>The Jurors were as followeth.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>To all which he pleaded Not Guilty, and the Evidence was as follows:
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<p>The Duke's Porter depos'd, That on the Fourteenth in the Morning, Mackartney's Man came to enquire if the Duke was stirring, and that afterwards he came himself, told his Name, and said he had Business of Importance from the North to communicate. That Mackartney came again at four of the Clock, and was with the Duke about a quarter of an Hour. After which the Duke went out, and came in again about Six, with Colonel Hamilton, and they din'd together, and then went out again, and the Duke came in about Eight, and staid all Night. The Evidence being ask'd whether, the Prisoner us'd to dine there, answer'd, Very frequently.</p>
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<p>It farther appear'd, That when the Lord Mohun came into the Bagnio about One of the Clock on Saturday Morning, he seem'd very melancholy, and when laid down in his Bed, fetch'd a deep Sigh: That Mr. Mackartney came afterwards, and was very jocose.</p>
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<p>Mr. Ferguson give Evidence. That on Saturday, November 15th. about Seven in the Morning, the Duke his Master sent for him; and after having made him promise secrecy, told him he had a Challenge, and was oblig'd to vindicate his Honour; wherefore he had him get Boussier ready to attend in case of Need; but Boussier not being ready, he took his Man; and before he came to the Park, all was over.</p>
<p>The Prisoner in his Defence said, That the Duke call'd him to go abroad with him; but he knew not any thing of the matter 'till he came into the Field, nor never saw the Lord Mohun before. He had several Noblemen of Scotland, and other Persons of Quality, who all gave him the Character of a very Honest, Gallant, Inoffensive Man. After which, the Court summ'd up the Evidence, none of which being sufficient to prove the Prisoner's Knowledge of the Duel, the Jury found him
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Tryals being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth.</p>
<p>Received Sentence of Death 9.</p>
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<p>Burnt in the Hand 17.</p>
<p>Elizabeth Wells, alias White,
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