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<p>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KINGS Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery</p>
<p>FOR THE CITY of LONDON, and COUNTY of MIDDLESEX HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL, in the OLD-BAILEY.</p>
<p>During the MAYORALTY of the Rt. Honble Sir William Stewart, Knight, LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.</p>
<p>In the 8th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>1722.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for
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<p>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, AND</p>
<p>Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the Old Bayly:</p>
<p>On Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday being the 6th, 7th, 9th, 11th, 12th, and 13th of December, 1721. in the Eighth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury</p>
<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Langhorn, Chambers, and Keeling, Watchmen, depos'd, That on Sunday, Nov. 5 about 2 in the Morning the Prisoner and the Deceas'd were drinking a Dram in Princes street, St. James's that quickly after the Deceas'd shreek'd out, and they found her all bloody; she said she was stuck; that they helpt her up, and she went away. That about 2 Hours after the prisoner came by the end of
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<p> Clock next Morning, came to the Cellar where she lodg'd, and said she was stuck; that she groan'd continually and neither eat
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<p>The Prisoner in his Defence said, that the Deceased follow'd him, and pick'd his Pocket, and said G - D - ye, I'll stick ye; that she snatch'd his Sword from him, which he with struggling got from her again; but that he knew nothing of sticking her, except it was done accidentally in the struggle.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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