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<p>116.
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<p>I am a brother of the deceased, William Davenport; he was a
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<p>Mr. Garrow. Was you present when they fought? - I was.</p>
<p>Did you carry the challenge? - I did not.</p>
<p>What was the name of your brother's second? -
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<p>And they had a desperate right? - Yes.</p>
<p>Was it not your brother that proposed
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<p>And by an unfortunate blow death ensued: your brother got a blow on the jaw and so he died? - Yes.</p>
<p>Your brother had been in the hospital for a salivation? - Yes, he had been out about five weeks, and was a strong man at other times.</p>
<p>NOT GUILTY of murder,</p>
<p>But
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Baron PERRYN.</p> </div1></div0>
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