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<p>628, 629.
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<p>'There was no evidence against the principal,</p>
<p>'but a confession which had been obtained</p>
<p>'under a promise of favour.'</p>
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<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice ASHHURST.</p> </div1></div0>

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