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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BESLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. C. F. GILL</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">added that they believed the prisoner had just cause. The</hi>
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