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 - WKSTxnrsrxit. John Gorman, a prisoner in the...
WKSTxnrsrxit. John Gorman, a prisoner in the Penitentiary, was charged with cutting and wounding Southam Bcddingten, one of the warders. It appeared that Bedding, ton was conveying the accused and two other prisoners along a passage leading to the dormitory, when he was struck by the accused eu the right cheek with a sharp instrument. The blood flowed and he staggered and fell down. Tbe prisoner ran off to his own eaU. The in strumeet with which he inflicted the wound was a piece of a steel stays bask, sharpened at the end and stuck into a piece cf wood. Tbe warder was very seriously injured, and had been for tea days In a most precarious stats. While being STamlned the prisoner behaved In a most violent manner. He wss committed to Newgate for trial.

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  1. The Times,
  2. 07 Sep 1857, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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