mrs William Langley attacked 29 May 1822

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mrs William Langley attacked 29 May 1822 - dated Lon-don, in New of par-liaTirnt: of non...
dated Lon-don, in New of par-liaTirnt: of non States acceptable Wtsi India to be sent may lead importance. 1 to a nio-dcate some our North be the bottoms. state of a better government. son.i be a-i on case, will of yarn, but it may quantity of bought up nvar-k ihis ad-venion' oiu- to the hereafter, manufaciufing proportion ennot at from as well, a Calcutta so low. Poublc to b; tween 4iid Ionian, will be 80,000 so be all value s w aich 'n 'land (iained and mer-caiuilc Journal. , .Itrocisu Outrage O ie tt those acts of omul violence, wnich l.e pen of the journalist almost shrinks 1 'urn the task of tecoiding, was perpetrated 0.1 Satuithy evening last near ( idlrey's gate, half a mile beyond Fort Dai bow, on the Princess Ann road, the victim of which was a poor but decent fern .lo, tne wife ol a M . Riggs who keeps a small grocery in he vicinity of -Fort Harbour, and the petpL-trator a negro bcloing to Mr. William Langley, of Norfolk county. It was at an early hour ol the evening that Mrs. R. was parsing along the road, when a tall, stout uegio man stepped before her from the side of the road and demanded her money. In v. tin she assured nim she hid none and implored him to let her piss the ruffiiin seized and forcibly dragged her into the woods, wnere e proceeded to the perpetration of a crime tt 0 horrible tor us to name. The unfouuAate woman struggled in the monster's grasp until completely exnausted and nearly bereft of consciousness she fe.l a final prey to his brutal designs. I Ic then seized her by tne hair and bending her head hack u mil she was nearly suffocated, ex- laimed that he was determined she should not have it in her power to betray him; and while he ihus l eld her with one hand ws busily searching in his pockets with the other for u knife, when summoning up all her remaining strength she broke Irom his hold and fled. Fortunately at thai moment some persons were passing by in a chair, who relieved the poor sufferer from tii.'ther apprehensions, and kindiy conveyed her hark to her dwelling, and delivered her to the care of her agonized faini.y She remained for a cons.deraole tune in a state of insensioility from the agitation of her spirits and the effect of the bruises she had received in the struggle; and whrn, on the next day, she had become more composed, the ruffian (who had in the mean time been appi encoded) was biouglit into her presence 'hat slu might indeiiiily him, she was so horror-struck at the signt of him that she lain led away. On her recovery she had no hesitation in affr. mtng thit he was tne author of net- suffering, and ne was accordingly committed to the cot.my j.d. ll.ratd. by some ol them and go iu a young mar-l i'd. This, it was fun, an I a clevar squire. All was and the company the old damseis young beardle s all soon appeared Though the the understood his indue form. He ed of himself to a bieach of the the intention of pup-lished previous cons cpjeoce is, legally married. .'. Counsellor on the Maine, which he attempts argumen-tally and oredic-lions respectini on the eve .of Christ, he 'asserts, -his arrivalwill be of religions wars 'Millenium, as he in 18 J6. ' Xew'man the carriers of a called the Advocate) indisposed, his son knowing the supply, he took for had usually animal trotted on, stopptd at every was in use to be single omission 'Black Sea. between Turkey coin mere e of neros-iity be wliii h in tranquil times, the support of whit It must Romania, in operations against While the (Greeks are at Aus-tiiaus are raising observa-t'mti. and the 1

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  1. The Hillsborough Recorder,
  2. 29 May 1822, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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