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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="17140513001"/>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-Bailey, On Thursday and Friday, being the 13th and 14th Days of May, 1714. In the Thirteenth Tear of Her MAJESTY's Reign,
<p>BEfore the Rt. Hon. Sir
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<p>The Jurors were as followeth.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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