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<p>810.
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<interp inst="t18190526-42-person436" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a gardener, and live at Hadley. On the 9th of March I was on Hadley-common, and saw three chaises coming along, one drove faster than the others, and as it passed the other two it made the horse turn short off, and one of the chaises, drove over a
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<interp inst="t18190526-42-person438" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw this accident. Two chaises were driving at a steady pace, another, which the prisoner drove, passed them, one of the horses took fright, and ran over the child, which was killed on the spot.</p>
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<p>(See page 212, last Session.)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr.
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