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<hi rend="smallCaps">SIR CHARLES RUSSELL</hi>, Q. C.,
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. CHARLES MATHEWS</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">HART</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted;</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LOCRWOOD</hi>, Q. C.,
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