The Hull Packet; and East Riding Times from Hull, East Yorkshire, England on August 12, 1828 · 2
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Tuesday, August 12, 1828
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FOR NEW-YORK, The fine Coppered Brig . FREAK, 201. Tons Register, James Bouoh, Master : Succeeds the Cambebwell, and will sail (wind and weather permitting) oh the 3rd of September. Cabin & Steerage fitted up purposely for Passengers. S JOHN HOLLINGWORTH. Hall, August 12, 1828. FOR ROTTERDAM, The A. 1. Schooner HALCYON, M. WlLLINGHAM, Succeeds the Tally-ho, and will sail in , a days. Apply to G M. HUSBAND & CO. Hull, August 12, 1828. fc$ Excellent Accommodations for Passengers. For SALE by PRIVATE CONTRACT, T1IIE fine Round-Sterned Schooner JAir-, ot ihe following dimensions, viz.:- -Xpnrth of Keel, for tonnage 63 11 Extreme Breadth ....17 6 And admeasures 87 l-94,th Tons. This Vessel was launched at Hull 17 months since, sails remarkably fast, carries a very large Cargo at a light draught of water, and is particularly adapted for any Trade where a shoal water Vessel is required. For Particulars inquire of 4 BOLTON & HUMPHREY. Hull, August 6, 1828. . . . TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At tfe Exchange, on Monday, the 18th instant, at if Two o'Clock, THE fine Brig BARRICK, Thomas Hague, late Master ; per Register, 253 Tons : now flying in-the Old Dock. This Vessel is in excellent condition, having been nearly re-built, under particular inspection, at Cal- mar, in Sweden, on her last Voyage, fcf For further Particulars, enquire of Hull, August 1 1, 1828. ROBT, GARBUTT. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, - Bv Mr. Stamp, To-morrow, Wednesday, August 13th, 1853', at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, under the Humber Dock Sheds, Few Boxes of very Excellent LEMONS in good con dition. Also, about 100 Bushels ot particularly tine PORTUGAL ONIONS: just landed, ex Vine, Capt. Ball. Will be put up in Lots to suit Purchasers. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, . By Mr. Stamp, At the. House of Dinah Fisher, known by the Sign of the , . Duke of Wellington, at Sutton, in Holderness, in the County of York, on Wednesday, the 20th Day of August instant, at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon, ( subject to such conditions of sale as shall be then and there produced,) ' . v il LL those FOUR TENEMENTS or DWELLING-XSL HOUSES, adjoining each other, situate at Sutton aforesaid ; together with the Garth or Garden behind the same, containing, by estimation, one quarter of an Acre, or thereabouts ; three of which said Tenements are now in the several occupations of Hannah Crook, James Dibb,and Andrew Turnbull, and the other untenanted. The Tenants will shew he Premises ; and further Particulars may be known on application at the Office of Messrs. England and Shackles, Solicitors, Hull. Hull, August 1, 1828. A HANDSOME CHARIOT, (EXEMPT FROM THE AUClfON DUTY.) TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, By Hendry & Hyde, At 'Mr. Atkinson's Livery Stables, in Bowlallay-'Lane, Hull, on Tuesday, the. 26th Day of August instant, at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon, A Handsome, substantial, and well-built CHARIOT, lately painted and ornamented at a considerable expense, (the property of the Assignees ofifcBankrupt.) May be viewed at the above-mentioned' Livery Stables, and Particulars known, on application to Mr. Frost, Solicitor, or to the Auctioneers, Hull. , Mr. ANGELL, AUCTIONEER AND ESTATE AGENT, AVING completed the Amusements of his REGISTER OFFICES, in Queen-street, near the Barton Ferry Boat Landing, for the immediate Disposal of LAND, HUU5ES, ANNUITIES, (JHUKCH INTERESTS, or FUNDED PROPERTY, either in Possession or Reversion does himself the honour to anounce to his Friends and the Public, that he has several Classes of Freehold, Copyhold, and Leasehold ESTATES, in Toion and Comttryi for Sale and Rental by Private.. Contracti from among wmcli inay to ocieuted many Eligible Purchases that pre sent a favourable opportunity to persons who wish to invest money or to change their habitation. N.B. Proprietors, Guardians and Trustees of the above description of Property may have the same Valued or Sold, with integrityand dispatch, upon the most equitable terms, under the practice of this agency. Hull, lith May, 1828. VSm OHLY PORTRAIT OF BBSST BBBLflM rWBUSHED WITH TEH SANCSJIOM OF COLOSiEI. king. THIS DAY IS PUBLISHED, MOONS; CO. London, and REES DAVIES, Hull, PORTRAIT of BESSY BEDLAM, from the original Picture painted for Colonel King, by Herring, of Doncaster, and engraved in Aqua Tint, by Pyall, and beautifully coloured to imitate nature, price 15s. proofs, plain 10s. Rees Da vies respectfully intreat3 the forbearance of the many friends who subscribed, and whom he has not been $ble as yet to supply, for a short period longer. The delay has arisen . solely from a determination on the part of the Publishers, to finish the Prints .in a style commensurate with the unexampled performances of the Horse, and the high and honourable character of her respected owner. THE FOLLOWING MODERN PRINTS : I Wilkie's Distraining for Rent, fine proof, (No. 60,) 5 5s. early Print, 42s. Duncan Gray, proof, 52s. 6d. Wolf ' and Lamb, (No. 345,) 63s. John Anderson my Jo, 21s. Twa Dogs, 21s. Spoilt Child, 15s. Law, 7s. 6d. Pugilists, 10s. 6d., and many others. Proofs and Etchings, (25 only .printed) of the Keepsake, 1828, 7 7s. . Large paper Keepsake, 3 13s. 6d. Proofs of the Forget Me Not, 1828, including Martin's splendid Print, 35s. 'Stark's Views on the Yare and Waveney ; select Gallery of Etchings, &c. &c. f "RICHARD WILBE, Tailor, &c, BEGS leave most respectfully to inform his Friends and the Public, that for the better convenience of his Trade, he has REMOVED from No. 3, Fish-Street (where he has carried on. business for more than 20 years), to more commodious Premises, No. 33, POSTERN-GATE, the second door from the Trinity-House. He takes this opportunity to return his grateful thanks for the favours already conferred upon him, and at the same time to solicit their patronage for the. future. No. 33, Postern-Gate, August 9, 1828. , PAOL PRY, FROM SHEFFIELD TO HULL, IN SIX HOURS' AND A HALF!!! THE Q UICKEST ANSI, MOST DIRECT R O VTE. THE Conductors of the PAUL PRY COACH, from Sheffield to Hint,, have to thank their Friends, the Public, for the decided preference they have hitherto experienced, and take this opportunity to inform them, that Paul Pry will, for the future, leave the King's Head Inn, Change Alley, Sheffield, every MORNING at FIVE O'CLOCK, and will prpceed'thence' through Rotherham and Doncaster, to Butterwick, where Passengers will meet the Gainsbro' Steam Packets, and will be conveyed by them to Hull, several Hours earlier than by any other Conveyance out of Sheffield, This; coupled with the very decided superiority of accommodation the Gainsbro' Packets afford, the goodness of the Roads, and the novelty and pleasantness of the route, the Proprietors feel convinced, will still retain to this Establishment, the decided preference of the Public. ' WILLIAM. WRIGHT & CO. GEORGE DUNHILL & GO. Sheffield,- July 17, 1828. . : W NERVOUS COMPLAINTS, & .DEBILITY. TTIOTHERGILL's NERVOUS DROPS. To those who JP are afflicted with nervous disorders and theirvarious- distressing altections, as oppression ot spirits, Head-aches, loss of appetite, indigestion, spasms, trembrs, fainting fits, and debility or relaxation of the system, it is confidently recommended to have recourse to the above celebrated: Aoiirinp from which they are assured of obtaining imme diate relief, and by a due perseverance in it agreeably to the directions given; the complete re-establishment of their heSoW in bottles, at 4s. 6d., llsl, and 22s., by Butlei', chemist, Cheapside; Snmr renders. Of whom may be'had, FOTHERGILL s TONIC FEMALE PILXS.-recommeoded in general debility of the c0Stitution,alSoasa safe and excellent remedy in those Sill irregularities which females, of delicate and Ian-K emulation,' more' especially .the younger part, are Isble to. In boxes; at is; ld. and 2. 9d, f ALTERATION OF TIME. . HUKC & SCULCOATES DISPENSARY. A General MEETING of the Subscribers to this institu-L tion, will be held at the Dispensary, To-morrow, Wednesday, August 13, at Twelve o'Clock precisely, to Elect a SURGEON in the place of Mr. Craven, resigned. WILLIAM LAVERACK, Hon. Sec. WANTED, I 'y XY A HOUSE A Steady abtive PERSON as a CLERK, who is compe-A tent to keep a Set of Books, and wake himself generally useful. Apply by letter (post-paid) to A. B Packet-Office, Hull. ' SHOW OF RAMS. ILLIAM STICKNEY invites his Friends, who are BreprW nf Sbeep, to an inspection of his-RAMS Son Friday, September the fith fi whicli day attendance will be given during the Season. Ridgmont, near Hedon. . BROOKS, CARVER, GILDER, LOOKING-GLASS AND riviuius-FKAME MAKER. OST respectfully informs the Nobility, Gentry, and , Inhabitants of Scarbro', that he has taken-the Shop in Huntriss-Row, opposite the Bullinn, to supply those who may please to favour him with their commands, with every Article in the most fashionable style in CHIMNEY, PIER, and TOILETTE GLASSES, CONVEX MIRRORS, and PICTURE FRAMES, of all descriptions, made to order, and at the lowest price in the trade. N. Bi Collections of Paintings, cleaned, lined, valued, and restored, and Gentlemen's Galleries arranged, the Frames re-gilt, and Pictures cleaned without removal. The gilding warranted to bear the test of washing. . P. S. A very valuable MUSICAL CLOCK to be Sold. Scarbro', August U, 1828. WILLIAM LEAKE, LUMBER, GLAZIER, and PAINTER, WHITEFRIARGATE, ETURNS his sincere Thanks tp i his Frierjds and- the . Public for favours: conferred -upon hint sinefcte commencement in the above Business, and humbly solicits a continuance of their Orders ; hoping, 'by strict attention, to merit their future commands:' : ," N.B A respectable Youth wanted as an APPRENTICE. Also, a small Pleasure GARDEN to be LET, full of choice Fruit Trees ; and a GREEN-HOUSE, with Vines in full bearing. . : ' Apply as above. Hull, August Hi 1888.,. (One. concern.) r J. SHINER. GLASS DEALER AND CUTTER, No. 7, Church-Lane, Huh, EGS to return his sincere thanks to his numerous Friends for the very liberal support he has received during the seventeen years he has resided in the above situation, and respectfully announces to them and the Public in general, that he has on hand a good Assortment of all kinds of Modern FLINT GLASSES which he intends selling on very reasonable terms. J. S, cuts Initials graiis on all Glasses bought of him if required. He likewise gets up all sorts of Chemical Graduated Measures, from One to Sixteen Ounces, as usual, at a reduced price of 10 percent,; and also, three sorts of Laudanum Glass Drop Measures. Also, makes Glass Scale Bottoms, Time Piece Glasses, and Double Flint Watch Glasses, &c. &c. Mends Cut Glass neatly. J. S.- has also for-Sale a quantity of Glass Cutting Tools, upwards of 20 Spindles from 22 to 24 inches in length, with Iron Mills, Stones, and Woods, &cr&c. to'siiit.' Also, a good Throw Wheel, 4f feet over, and stand, which, may be had a great bargain. ft FTER this present Week, the Theatre will close for a short period, on account of Opening the Lancaster Theatre during the Assizes ; after which it will be RE OPENED till the commencement ot the Theatrc-Koyal Season. . . This present TUESDAY Evening, August 12, 1828, JOHN BULL. THE FALLS OF CLYDE. On WEDNESDAY Evening, August 13, T H E MILLER'S MA ID, QUARTER SAT. TRIBULATION. On THURSDAY Evening, August 14, THE WOODMAN'S HUT. MERRY MILLERS. ROB ROY REVERSED. On FRIDAY: -Evening,-August 15, . , FAMILY JARS. THE TWO OA LL O WS SLAVES. WHITE LIES. - BY THE KING'S ROYAL AUTHOBITY. May be had of T. Topping, (Packet- Office, J Lowgate, R. LEWIS'S VEGETABLE PILLS, which, during the last few years, have radically cured upwards of a hundred thousand persons of that detested and distressinecomplaint, theVenerealJDisease; prepared and sold by the sole Proprietors, at No. J2, Museum-street, Bloomsbury, London. It is a melancholy fact, that thousands fall victims to this horrid disease owing to the unskilfulness of illiterate men, who by the use of that deadly poison, mercury, ruin the constitution, and cause ulcerations, with blotches on the head, face, and body, and dimness in the sight, noise in the ears, deafness, obstinate gleets, nodes on the shin bones, ulcerated sore throats, diseased nose, with noc turnal pains in the head and limbs, till at length a general debility and decay of the constitution ensue, and a melancholy death puts a period to their dreadful sufferings, Price is. 9f. per box, with fail and explicit direction!. These pills ar mild and effectual in their operation, without mercury or mineral, and require no restraint of diet, loss of time, or hindrance from business ; possessing the.power of eradicating every symptom of the disease in its worst stage, without the least exposure to the patient. They are not only a speedy cure, but also a certain preventive against the above complaint j they immediately strike at the root of the disease, and in a tew days, restore the unhappy suflerer to perfect health and renewed vigour. With each box are given copious directions, by which all persons are enabled to cure themselves with safety and secrecy ; they also contain many valuable hints, and advice of a general nature, which will enable natients to form a correct judgment of their respective cases, and to treat them properly, without the aid ol medical assistance. . , ' w Hioverv in the memory of man is universally .oH tr, hp rrs. R. and L. Jordan's Celebrated RESTO- nfvrivir, R ALSAM. or PRESERVER OF LIFE, which is a certain and effectual Remedy for nervous disorders, juvenile nidis. cretion? lowness of spirits, female complaints, head-ache, debility, loss or appetite, relaxations, indigestion, coughs arid colds, con-suniption gout in the stomach, -impurities of blood, &c. This remedy is resorted to by the first nobility and gentry in the United Kingdom, nor have its merits been lessened by the hand of time, the test of all things; every day adds more encomiums to its txalted virtues than can possibly be published. It is universally admired, being pleasant to the taste and smell ; gently astringes the fibres of the stomach, and gives that proper tensity wliieh a good digestion requires. The re.animating power of the Restorative Balsam, or Preserver of Life, almost exceeds credibility, in reinstating the debility of Nature, its fine rich balsamic stomachic qualities, its purification of the blood, and, above all, the complete invigorator of the nervous system; whereby the whole faculties become restored to their proper power and functions, arid the fabric of life raised up to consistency and duration, upon the ruins of emaciation and: decay, to sound and pristine health,. ; Bottles, of 4s. fid. and us. each j or two quantities in one for I or four quantities ih one family bottle, for33sdutiadttdedi'' by which one eleven shilling; bottle is saved. This inesUmable . Medicine will keen cood in all climates. ,' . .,. Medicine will keep good in all climates. ' Also, Drs. R. & L. Jordan's Antiscorbutic or Golden Drops ; a most certain and effectual Remedy for the Leprosy, Scurvy, Scrofula, or King's Evil, Erysipelas, or St. Anthony's Fire, and; disorders originating in obstructed perspiration, or impurities of the blood ; in every stage of those disorders, where salivation has repeatedly failed, when no other remedy could restore tlie unhappy sufferer to that health he unfortunately lost, the Antiscorbutic or Golden Drops will be found the only effectual and radical remedy to re-establish health and vigour. They are gradual in their operation, gentle, and almost imperceptible the best substitute that has ever been discovered for that dangerous mineral Mercurv. sweetening the blood, .and stimulating it to expel all noxious and impure juices, giving strength and tone to the nerves, enlivening and invigorating both body and mind. A medicine like the Anti. scorbutic orGoldenDropsism the present times more than doubly' valuable, as the intemperance and luxury of the age arehastening the ravaires of the scurvy, and'rendering our blood more impure, and though a love of intemperance cannot on any account be defended, yet those who have been weak enough to associate with the sons of luxury, and thereby destroy their own constitutions, have the means now offered them of reimiring the breach, and,, so far as isinthepowerofphysic,- to restore, themselves to.perlect health. Sold in bottles of 4s. 6d., lis., 20s,, or one family bottle, containing four at lis., for 33s,, duty mcmdedr-Be sure to ask for " R. and L; Jordan's Antiscorbutic or Golden Drops." Likewise, Drs. R & L. Jordan's Merone Antibilious and Liver Pills, amost convenient, safe, and infallible Remedyfor bilious,; liver, flatulent, or windv comDlaints. costiveness: &c. Biliousand windy complaints are of all disorders the most common, and have- Bcrnapsxne least attention paid them, although few persons are Tee from some of the disagreeable effects of indigestion, wind, and. bile, wmch frequently prove the source of the worst and most complicated cases. These Pills Will' prove hiitluv efficacious in cleansing the stomach bl&:toJSSSvlSw, quences produced by costiveness, indigestion, or occasibnal intern perance ; likewise for cases strictly bilious, attended Wi th'freduent sickness, pain in the stomach, loss of appetite, tJittemessin the' mouth, flatulency, and heartburn; disease of the liver, occasioning jaundice, cholic, drowsiness, languor, and depression of spirits;: they cleanse and purify the blood, remove humours and eruptions', , . and in operation are gentle and effectual. In boxes at 4s. 6d. and: . lis. each. Theabove much-esteemed Medicines are prepared only by the sole Inventors and "Proprietors, Drs. R. and L. Jordan, of the West London Medical Establishment, No. 18, Museum-street, . Bloomsbury, twelve doorsfrom High Holborh, London. ' , ' Caution: The Public are particularly requested to observe' the Signature of " R. and L. Jordan," on the inside of the wrapper, ; for none else are genuine. ( Sold' by T. Topping; (Packet-Office); and all respectable medicine venders. . THE FOLSTEAD MtJRBER. TRIAL of WILLIAM 'CORDER, AT BURY ST. EDMUND'S, ' . FOB THE MURDER OF MARIA MARTEN. Thursday, August 7. Such was the extraordinary excitement produced by the trial of the person charged with the murder of the unfortunate Maria Marten, that soon after day-break, although the morning was a continued rain, people began to collect in the church-yard, in front of the Court-house ; and at; seven o'clock the crowd, was so great that the doors were; completely blocked up. The arrangements by the civil; power were so badly taken, that no passage was kept open through the multitude for the access of the Counsel and the officers of the court. The consequence was, that the gentlemen of the bar, the Clerk of Arraigns, the Crier of the Court, and other official persons, had to fight their way, as" well as they could, through the populace, at the risk of life and limb. Several, on getting into court, appeared to nave been nearly suffocated, and the wigs anil gowns were thrown into a state of sad disarray. Loud were the complaints- against the Sheriff's officers and the javelinmen, who, if they had kept opeu an avenue to the court in the, morning, instead of remaining passively within the barriers, might have prevented the confusion. Several of trie Jurymen seemed to have suffered considerably, and much time had elapsed before there were a sufficient number to make a Jury. A Jury having been at length sworn, the Clerk of the Arraigns desired Wm. Corder to stand forward. William Corder then appeared at the bar. He was genteelly dressed in a dark frock-coat, with velvet collar. He appeared in rather good health, and looked about him at the Court and Jury with an air of assumed confidence. His countenance was that of an ordinary young farmer. ; The Clerk of the Court then proceeded to arraign the prisoner, and read over the indictment, which comprised ten counts; in the first the murder was alleged to have been committed by the prisoner on the 18th of May, 1827, by discharging a pistol, loaded with powder and shot, upon Maria Marten, and thereby giving her a mortal wound on the left side of the face ; and that by those means, wilfully, feloniously, and of his malice aforethought, he caused the death of the said Maria Marten. The second count laid the offence as having, been committed by. striking the deceased with a sword upon the left side of the body, be tween the fifth and sixth ribs, and thereby giving her a mortal wound, of which she instantly died ; the tnird cyliht stated that the murder was committed by striking tlie deceased with a sword on the left side of the face ; the fourth that it was done by sticking and stabbing ,'h'er with a sword on the riirht side of the neck : . the fifth, , that the prisoner fastened a. handkerchief around- her mjcls, and thereby chokedtr,; theamnj timt neuia her by discharging a-neWitlfotw.ind.t oj the left side of her face : the seven th, that'he pushed ani thrust her into a; hole made in the floor of a barii, and by covering: her with large quantities of earth and gravel suf focated and choked her; the eighth was only technically, different, from the orecedimr orieii the. ninth laid thS offence 'to have' been committed byithe joint hleans of sticks ing the deceased with a sword on the left side,' and fasteiK ing a handkerchief round' her neck ; the tenth. describeoyfi as being done-by the joint force of all the -felonious acts laid in the whole of the preceding counts recapitulating; the; wotindi, stabbing, shooting, strangulation, and smo' therme, as the cause of the'death of the deceased. : The Clerk of the Arraigns then asked "Hqw say you,; William isomer, iq me onence imu iu mio luuiwucm t are you guilty or not guilty?" Tiie prisoner-ill afirm manner, and with a distinct voice, said ' I am Not Guilty.!' - J The prisoner challenged two of the persons who were called upon the Jury, and they were set aside. An accurate and closely-finished model of the elevation ofthe Red Bam, the scene of the' tragedy, and the place where the bodyof the unfortunate MariaMarten was found, was brouffht into Court and laid upon the table, to assist the Court and Jury in understanding the evidence of the. witnesses for the prosecution as to tne localities ot tne scene. . Mr. Andrews then rose and addressed the Jury to the following effect f It was his duty, he said, as Counsel for, tne urown, to lay Detore tnem all tne iacis ana circumstances which hereafter would be detailed in the guilt or innocence of the prisoner at the bar. It had alwavs appeared judicious and just not to enlarge. on any case that may be brought against a prisoner; and from that principle he should not depart, but would merely lay before, them a distinct statement of the facts, and prove them by witnesses, so that they might be able to judge of the importance, weight, and bearing attached to the charge. . The prisoner was son of respectable parents at Polstead ; nis tacner naa neen some time aeaa.i mre uviug, uc followed the occupation of a farmer, and held a farm of considerable extent in the parish of Polstead. After the decease of the father, the.mother, assisted by the prisoner's brother, and afterwards by the prisoner, continued to manage the farm up to the dark transaction which they were called upon to investigate.- MariaMarten, the young-woman whose death was charged to the prisoner at the bar, was the daughter of parents of an humbler rank in life than those of the prisoner, and whoresided in the same parish ;' they vtere of course acquainted, but the acquaint-; ance was not intimate till about a year previous to the 18th of May, 1837; during which time the young woman; was delivered of an'illegitimate child at some distance from Polstead . Between six' and seven weeks previous to the 18th of May, she returned with an infant, which Corder acknowledged to be his. It roignt pe proper to stare, tnat a few wests after her return to her father's, Corder, on 'inj9han,6nev - cK3casion,' '6aidt- hef,--that-.the-parishi-.avaa5. ,aut to take her up i)n aocount. of a bastard child-. AIso,' . - cr ". x Lit...u alter this, he made similar remarns w , uieir -ueigu-hours, had heard of differences and quarrels between them abouij a 5 note, on one of whictt iwaria marten naa Deen heard to say, " If 1 go to gaol, you shall go too." Also on more than one occasion Corder had said that he would' make her-his wife. On Sunday previous to the 18th of May, whicli was on a Friday, he went to her mother's; house, and promised that she would, go with him to Ips-; wich. He returned on Monday, and a third time on the' Thursday following, and it was then arranged that they-should set off on the Friday. On that day, about noon, the prisoner came to her father's house. She was up stairs and Corder said, Will you go now-are you ready f She replied, I am not ready. When ne saiu, c urc ueen so often disappointed, let us go now. Some further conver sation took place, and it was finally arranged that she should put her clothes into a bag, Corder carrying them to. a place called the Red Barn ; and that MariaMarten should: dress herself in male attire, then come to the Red Barn, and, after changing her dress, set out with him to Ipswich next day to be married. She put several articles of dress in a bag, in which were also a basket, and. a reticule of black velvet, lined with silki- Corner was absent from' the house about n quarter of an hour; and when he came back she was dressed in a coat, waistcoat, and trowsers. This dress was above her' own uoukm, . i or wnicn were a flannel petticoat, and stays with an ashen busk. She had ear-rings; one large comb and two small ones in her hair. They left together, and went out at different dqorsi She had also a green handkerchief round heriieckp and, after leaving the house,; they both, proceeded in the direction of the Red Barn . - From that period neither of her parents tod ever seen her or heard er ner, except ty ac-countsih letters from the prisoner, which would be laid-before the Jury . Before they went away he said to her that : ineconBtame had a letter against tier, ana would take her up for bastardv. , Th .Kis will state that bo npver had SHCh a letter, nor hnrt w that he had anv orders to take:her up. ' On the day she left the cottage, and some hours after, a little brother of her's, who was getting grass for bis donkey near the barn, saw the prisoner passing in the direction from the barn to his mother's bouse,' with !a pickaxe on his shoulder. The next Saturday evening he:, returned tb Maria Marten's' mother's house, and also on the Sunday, when Jie'said that they' were riot yet married,' but-he had got a license, and it wasvueoossary to sand -uti 'Kf; London .tof' a friend of his. Next week, another Hanfersation tools:- place, when she said she had heard that JCfe had been seen near the barn with a pick-axe. He re: plied, It was not me, but a man of the name of Acres, who had been rooting up trees. From that time till the harvest, Corder saw her father, mother, and other of her relatives, frequently. The account he gave was, that she was living Witrrhis friends, as he had introduced her to a Miss; Rowland; and she was very well off. The mother complained of her not writing, when he gave different reasons, such as being too busy, a sore hand, and others. To other persons he had said Maria Marten bad gone to France, by the steam-packet ; and to other persons he had made statements which it would be their duty particularly to attend to. fb a person of the name of Stow he had said, in answer to questions, that Marialived not far from the barn. That :shewasnot likely to have any more childten ; that he could go to her whenever he liked ; and if he did not see her, no other person did. Some time about the 18th May he borrowed a spade from a woman in the neighbourhood. During the harvest Corder superintended the workmen ; and some time previous to the 18th May, and up to the harvest, the barn was empty, excepting some litter scattered on the floor, when Corder directed the labourers to place the first wheat on the upper bay of the barn. The barn; of which they had a model before them, was surrounded by out-buildings, and boarded all round, with a gate about seven feet high. After the harvest Corder went to Colchester; and on his way told the driver that he had not'seen Maria since May. Before leaving Polstead, he told Maria's father he was going away, that he had sent her money to get a new suit, and on the 10th of October, the: father received a letter from him with the London mark, in which he said he was going to make Maria his wife, and that she had written to him, and was surprised at not receiving an answer. Inquiry was made, and no such letter or letters had passed the London post-office. He afterwards wrote that she was residing at the Isle of Wight. In a conversation with a Mr. Mathews, in the month of November, he also stated that she was at the Isle of Wight, and that he could not make her his wife till his affairs were settled.. The parehts, on not hearing from their daughter, became anxiousand uneasy, and suspicious. This suspicion was increased by a variety of circumstances, and directed towards the barn. The father, in consequence, resolved to search it, and, after vain attempts in two or three places, he at last found a body in the upper bay of; the barn, about a foot and a half below the surface. This body had on a female dress, was that of a female, and several parts, of the dress, such as the petticoat, shoes, &c. were discovered. Around the neck was a green silk handkerchief, and another below the body. The body had certain marks which the parents and surgeon had seen, and which corresponded with those on Maria Marten. There was a wen on the neck, and two teeth were wanting in the dead body. The mother would prove that her daughter had similar marks. The face was not altogether defaced, 'and.- tie dress -was xwtlthat, .ft the witnesses would nnn ..rljAl. clio x.mvt. nr. luQvinir liar mtv'a tmiica Besides this, she had complained often of a pain in her side, and on opening the body, the Burgeon found that it was considerably inflamed in those parts. The surgeon 'also found a pistol-ball in her neck, a cut in. the neck from some sharp instrument,, and another wound between the fifth and sixth ribs, and. also that .the green handkerchief had been pulled tighter, so as to strangle her. In conse quence of this, ; suspicion fell on the prisoner an officer 'jraifc'sent off to London, and Lea, another police-officer, was iStppointed to apprehend him. He found him at Ealing, and informed him that he had to apprehend him on a serious charge about a young woman ; and asked him it he knew Maria Marten, , He said No. On being asked a second time, he' said No, never. Lea said he would ask a third time for the last. He didso, and received for answer No, -never. He then apprehended him, brought mm down, and had him committed. Lea then proceeded to search the house in which Corder was apprehended, and found a black velvet bag, lined with silk with a peculiar edging. In the bag was a pair of pistols, and on a second search Lea found a.sword in. the house. These were the principal facts of the case, and he would leave them to the Jury. He had, however, to state, that Corder, previous to the 18th May, had sent a sword to a cutler to be ground, and this sword was afterwards seen in his possession at Polstead. He would make no observation on these facts, but call on the Jurj- to examine them themselves, as they would be proved by the different witnesses, , He had only one observation further to make the case had excited extraordinary interest; and naturally gave rise, to various reports, many of which' were without foundation. These reports, or any impression made by them on the minds of the Jury, ought to be forgotten on the present investigation. They must be guided solely by the facts brought before them, and he called upon them as bound in duty to the public, the prisoner, and themselves, to give, them that mature and impartial investigation which such a grave and serious charge required. If, after having done so, they were not folly convinced ofthe prisoner's guilt, they must acquit him .if, on the other hand, they should have no doubt of the charge being clearly proved, they must, in duty to their country and to their own consciences, return a verdict of guilty. ' EVIDENCE. Anne MartpnT live at Pnlstpad. mv husband Thomas Marten had a daughter, named Maria Marten, before I was married to him. I have known the prisoner 17 years, he .was ln'the habit of coming to bur house a year before the I8thof Mav, 1827; he was intimately acquainted witn Maria, and she became pregnant by him. She was delivered at.Sudbury, and returned home with the child about seven Weeks before the 18th of May; the child died in about a for.tniirht after, and I heard conversations between the pri- 'Qoer and Maria about the burial of the child; he said he had earned it to Sudbury. Maria had had a child eetore ,bjtiliflipisoDer.,. which child was living. iHpnt a . week betora tne isthot May, i neaid tnem taiK $f(Ftit'"dv.'5 note; and she told the prisoner he had taken the otead oui of her mou th and the child's. I also heard the nrison'er tell Maria that the officer of the parish was'ahout to . take her up for having a bastard child. The 18th os May Was .on a Friday, and on the previous Sunday the prisoner came and said, lie was some to take Maria to aleip that night at his mother's house, and she was to accompany him next day to Ipswich. Maria went away wnii uuu, out returned nome aoout tnree o'ciock tne next morning. In the course of : Mondav the prisoner called. ari'dsaid, he should drive Maria to Ipswich on the follow ing: Wednesday, but he afterwards said he could not go on that aay as it was stoke tair, and it was fixed that they should go on Thursday night ; the prisoner put it off again, on account as he said of his brother James being so bad, that his death was expected every hour. Between eleven and twelve o'clock on Friday the 18th of May,1 1 was up stairs with Maria, when Corder came into the room and said, " Come, Maria, make haste, I am going," she replied, '" How can I go at this time of day without being seen ?" He Said; "Never mind; you have been disappointed many times, 'but shall hot be so any more ;" she again said, she could not go wiuiuui ucmg seen, and uorder said, iou can go up to the RedBarn, and wait there till I come with my horse and gig;" she said, "How am I to order my things ?" Corder said he would take the things and carry 'them up to the barn, and come back and walk with her ; she said again, " How can I get'away without any one seeing me?" he replied, "There are none of my workmen near the barn, and Tam sure the coast is quite clear;" the things were then put into a brown Holland bag, which belonged to Maria ; the things were a reticule wicker basket, a velvet reticule which was put into the basket, two pair of black silk stockings,' a black silk gown,' a black cambric skirt, &c; The prisoner took the bag, and went away, and I then assisted Maria to dress herself in a man's clothes. While Corder was at my house that morning, I observed him snap his pistols two or three times. I do riot know from-' whence he got them ; she was dressed in blue trowsers, a striped waistcoat, and a brown coat ; she had under this dress a shift, a pair of stays, and a flannel under cost ; I kriow all those things well, and likewise her shoes. ' Affer Maria vas dressed, the prisoner came back, and befbre'abecamMowp.stairs, the prisqnersaid tome, "Mrs. Sflarteii, ' tjie reason (hat I go to Ipswioh' fo-day is, that John $ay lam,' the constable, has come into the stables to rhe this morning and told me that he had got a letter from the Rev. Mr. Whitmore, from London, and in tnat letter mere was a warrant to have Maria taken up; and, to have her prosecuted for her bastard children ; I said, " Oh ! William, if you had but married Maria before the child was born, all this would have been settled." ' He replied, " Don't make, yourself uneasy, Mrs. Marten, I am going to Ipswich to-day to.see if I can't get a license to be married fo-morro w morning." I said, "William, what will you "do if you can't be married?" He said, "Mrs. Marten, don't make yourself at all unhappy, for she shall be my lawful wife before I come home." I said, " What will you do if you can't 1" He said, " If I can't, I will get her a place to be in till such time as we can be married." Maria, after this conversation, came down, dressed in man's attire ; he asked me to go down into the yard to see if there was any body about to see her go away. Nothing was said about the man's clothes after she came down stairs ; she had a man's hat on ; she told me it was William's hat, but he was not present at the time. She had a large comb and two small side combs, in her hair, and ear-rings in her ears; I had seen the ear-rings frequently. They left our cottage about half-past twelve o'clock ; Maria, went out at one door, and Corder at the other ; Maria went down a field and got over a gate leading into Ayers' Hill-field, and they both walked together down this field, which leads to the Red Barn. I did not see Corder again that day ; I have not seen Maria Marten since ; the prisoner had a gun in his hand when he left the cottage with Maria ; I said to him that morning, is this gun charged, William ? and he replied, yes ; and I said I will remove it, for fear of the child : Maria had a green cotton umbrella in her hand when she left the cottage; next time I saw Corder was on the Saturday night, but I did not speak to him ; I was in a shop, and Corder was in a chamber where his brother James was lying ill : I again saw Corder on Sunday morning at my house, about nine o'clock; I said to him, William, what have you done with Maria ? he said, "I have left her at Ipswich ;" be said he had got her a comfortable place, and she was going with Miss Rowland by the water-side; on my asking what she would do for clothes t he said, Miss Rowland had got plenty : he told me he had got a license, but it must go to London to be signed, and he could not marry Maria til 1 a month or six weeks ; that he had changed a: check for 20, and had given Maria the money. The prisoner described their journey to Tpswich; and then I askeS him where she dressed; he told me she put her -things on in the barn, and a great coat that she went lan'eiaq,then'th"e great coat and hat were put into the-seat 6( thebox of his ehr. arid she put-her own-baton. rMy-sori GeotgeHold roe something on the 18th of -May;- and I told Uorder ot it the next week ; 1 said, " William, you did not go from the bam so soon as you told tne you should;" he. said, " Yes, Mrs. Marten, I am sure I did ; for I left withiii half or three quarters of an hour of, the time I left here;" I said, "No, William, that you didn't ; for my son George saw you go down the Thistle lay with a pick-axe over your shoulder :" Thistle. Lay is very near the Red Barn ; he said, "Mrs. Marten, I am sure it was not me, it was Tom Acres, who had been planting trees on Mr. Hoy's hill." I- often saw Corder after Maria went away till he went away ; sometimes two or three times a day. I saw him after his brother died in July, 1827; he always said that Maria was very well, and was at Yarmouth, with Miss Rowland. Sometimes I did not see the prisoner for a day or two ; and when he went away, he said he was going to see Maria, and, on his return, when I asked him how Maria was, he said she was very well. He told me he should take her home at Michaelmas, and put her into the farm. I never received any letter from MariaMarten after she left. I have more than once spoken to Corder about Maria not writing. He said more than once, and at different times, she had got a bad hand ; he never gave me any other reason for her not writing. I saw Corder before he went away from Polstead ; he came to take leave of me ; he said he was going down by the water side for his health, and should take Maria with him, and be married at Ipswich ; I never saw Corder after that time, till he was apprehended ; I have not seen the dead body, I was very ill at the time. Maria Marten had a wen in her neck, and was troubled with a confirmed cough at the time she left. I believe Maria had a silk handkerchief round her neck when she went Sway with Corder;,jl asked Corder where that handker chief was, which he was to have brought back, and ue said it was lost. I recollect James Corder's funeral ; the prisoner was there ; he had Maria's umbrella with him. James Corder died soon after Maria went away on the 18th of May ; I had conversations with Corder about the umbrella after the funeral ; I said to him, William, you had got Maria's umbrella at your brother James's burial ; he said it was not Maria's, but it was Deborah Pykes's, which was left there, and they were going to send it home ; 1 said, William, I think that was Maria's umbrella ; he said, No, Mfs. Martin, it was not, it was one just like it. About a week before Corder went away, or it might be a little more, Uorder said he had been to Ipswich to meet Maria, who had come over from Yarmouth to Tpswich to meet him, and Maria had lent him her umbrella to come home with, and he should have got dripping wet but tor that ; he said he was going to take the umbrella with hira back to Maria. Before he and Maria went away, he showed me a gold round ring before his brother, and said it was Maria's wedding ring, and he had bought it at Colchester; he and Maria had been away from the house tog-ether that day; I isaw two Jiistols in- Corder's possession at ray house, after Maria came home with the infant from Sudbury. On cross-examination by Mr. Broderiek, the witness said I was anxious that Maria should be married to the prisoner, .but I do not know that she was equally anxious. When Maria went to Sudbury, she was absent just two months, and the prisoner brought her and the child back his gig. I-cannot say at what-precise time the child died ; the prisoner and Maria took it away to he buried as they told me, but did not tell me at what place. Maria was absent two days and two nights, and Maria told me the child was buried at Sudbury. The prisoner told me that the two nights Maria was absent, she was witn mm at his mother's, and they told me to tell my husband they had been at Sudbury. Her sister sometimes quarrelled with Maria, because she dressed smarter than her, and Maria sometimes quarrelled with her father, and was low spirited about it. On the day they went away, Corder gave Maria some ham out ot his pocket. He paid me a weekly allowance for the child, but did not give Maria money, as she had means ot support. She had a child by Mr. Mat thews, and he allowed her 5 a quarter to maintain it No one but tbe prisoner told me the-parish officers were after Maria, about the bastard children. I and my husband were afraid she would be taken up about the children, and she therefore kept in the house. She was low spirited and crying, When she went away with the prisoner on the 18th. Corder often brought a gun with him when he called at my house. Mr. Wayman, who sat as the coroner, is the attorney for the prosecution. I was sworn and exa mined at the Cock, at-Polstead, by Mr. Wayman, after the coroner's inquest, a magistrate being then present. At the.time the conversation took place about the 5 note, the prisoner said, Never mind, as long as I have a shilling you shall have it, and they appeared to be very fond of eacn other. Thomas Marten, examined. I live at Polstead, and am a mole-catcher ; on Saturday, the 19th of May, I discovered that Maria had left home; I saw Corder on the Sunday, and ne told me that he had taken my daughter to be married to her, but the license must go to London before they could be married ; he told me he had got a place for her with a youg lady, at Ipswich, named Rowland, the sister of his schoolmaster, to go to the water-side for the benefit ot ner health. I had repeated conversations with the prisoner after Maria left home: he said she was quite well ; I asked him why she did not write to rhe ; the first time , was about a month or five weeks after she went away, and he told me she had a sore on the back of her hand, and could not hold her pen ; I asked him once after that, and he said she was so full of business that she had not any opportunity. Corder left Polstead in September. After he wgnt away, I received two letters from him ; I heard no more from him after I had these letters. I searched the Red Barn oh the 19th of April last ; the bays were covered with litter and fodder ; Mrs;-Corder's bailiff was in before trie ; his; name is William Pryke ; we began to poke down .toJ$:t(iMSM we could, find any thihgand after itrying that; Way; &'nd rinding the straw thick, we removed it with a rake, and found some great stones in the middle of the right hand bay, and on account of the stones being up, I thought the earth had been disturbed ; I poked down the earth with the handle of a rake, and with a mole spike "that I had with me; we turned up something that was black, and pieces of something like flesh stuck to the spike, and I smelled it, and thought it was flesh ; we were, both of us, struck on seeing this, and' we waited to get some-"thing else ; the mole spike was iron, about a foot long, and round; I remained near the barn until Pryke returned with William Bowtell ;' we removed the earth away until we came to a body ; we cleared towards the head part, and there we found a handkerchief which appeared to be tied, round the neck; we left the handkerchief as we found it, except we raised part of it to see the colour; it was placed two or three times round the neck, and appeared to be tight ; we cleared the earth from towards the feet ; the body was lying down, but not stretched out ; it was about three feet and a half long ; the legs were bent up, and the head was bent down a little in the earth ; the mole spike was driven into the body about the hip bone; I went away and left Pryke arid Bowtell there, and returned to i them in half an hour, in company with other persons ; when I went away her shoes were lost; but I saw them' wnen l returned ; Mr. Whitmore came with me to the barn, and he advised me to let the body alone till the Coroner came, and we did so : the Coroner came next dav, and I went with him to the barn. Mr." Lawton, the sur geon, was there; the body was in the hole in the same state as when I left it on Saturday ; the surgeon had a door placed under the body, and it was raised up and brought to the light; I could not tell the body, but I thought when they turned the bod v tip. it was like the mouth of my daughter Maria ; the things upon the body were given to Bay lam, the constable ; a shawl was underneath the body when it was taken up ; there were also earrings found, parts of stays, and a wooden busk; I saw some combs taken out of the deceased's hair. This witness was cross-examined by Mr. Broderiek. Ann Marten, the sister of Maria Marten. I remember. my sister leaving our house on the 1 8th of May with Corderj in men's clothes ; she had a comb in her hair ; I heard say Maria waB. to change her, dress at the barn ; Corder said they were to be married by license' next dav : I have seen Corder repeatedly since ; he told me Maria was living at Ipswich with a lady and gentleman, and she had gone with them to the waterside to wait tillsi,t I be married ; I saw my sister's body taken out oftlie t,011'1! in the barn ; I knew it by the things she had on ''her features and her mouth, and her face genenn heard Wml Corder say they were James Corder's cr ' 1 which Maria wore when'she went away. Cross-exapiined by Mr. Prendergast Maria was c .. when she left home;. I had not -heard my sister ''"1? was going to be married to Corder; I understood were going to be married, because Wm. Corder said ' was in the habit of quarrelling with Maria sometimJ"! I so was my mother, but not very often. George Marten, a boy 9 years of age, brother of u confirmed his mother's testimony as to the man! which his sister and the prisoner went away, at aWi 'V past.twelve on the 18th of May, and deposed that r"! half-past three o'clock the same afternoon, as he wasttT?4! grass for his father's donkey, lie saw the prisoner ift from the barn with a pick-axe and proceed toward home. k's Phcebe Stowe I live about 30 rods from the RedBj one day in May, in the last year, the prisoner cani, -V great hurry and borrowed a spade. . One day jastha I asked the prisoner where the child was that he h-jl Maria Marten? .he said it was dead and buried and I' slip wnnld never havp anv Ttirf. anA tliM0-i.' . i,r,,M m cr. r x 1 was u examination by Mr. Broderiek, she said she was no I Tinr a tallfafiva wnman fhat ha V, .., i. . o der's farm, and that she had lent tools at chance tin, I the men nn thp farm hilt hdvp. in tha A-io.,- .... Lu ,.1 jouiici , Raehael Bus-s- I live at Pnlateirl iii Ann,, ,.. prisoner told me Maria Marten was gone to Fran1. '1 steam-packet. (;:; William Marten, first cousin to Maria, nrovMu, U August last, the prisoner told him Maria. wi.1 could see her any day he liked. put into n,.r where the body was found. nriSnnPT Said llO urntlM rritta ma i nn,m n ... t . 'M- j-- 6,, v o. j,u..u , tul nis three' On cross-examination he said his wife never told him-:' had lent the prisoner a spade. . Wm. Townes 1 have been a good many year in u Corder's employ. In the forepart 5f August last, theVl Barn was fiilpii with mrh. hv thp nriannpr's n.j.. right bay was littered before the corn was put in, sot). theearth coiild fcoftibe'seto.5 ..the barn was cleared fr corn'flefpfe Stofc&SSif: -'n croVexam'mation, hesailp nau xnown tne prisoner its years, and never saw oi temper; ne lost three of rusbrothers, and his fak nj(l,m 1 A -. li7. niLUUI ILIC lost iwu j-eaib. - Wm. Pryke. fafmine bailiff to Mrs. Rordprrin ,. of September; 1827, the prisoner told me he had not J uu"j. ii yiuaB-txAuuuucuiuH, ue saia tne pnq, spoke of Maria with ?reat affectioir, and said she ,! deserving girl ; and thatthe prisoner was ill whenhf' Polstead, in September.' ,'; g During the examinatio'n'of this witness, it cameout.cP! a dissenting clergyman, named Young; had been preaSl sermons near the barn, oh the subject of this discovenfe and Mr. Broderiek complained that the prisoner had bsf W stigmatized as a guilty man, before trial. This conduit the Lord Chief Baron emphatically pronounced as dalous! - Old Marten, the' father. -was recalled, and two d,jM auur.Lt w nun, wiuui ue iueuuuea as tnose tnat ne had vci ,cu iiuiu uruer, out couia not prove tne mmd-WrBiiSE Tk I-.. .1 , . uc Auuuwiiig- leuers were men read : London, Bull Inn, LeadenhaU-itrect, Thursday Oct to Thomas Marten I am just arrived at London, onbusinean l speetinjr our family affairs, and am writing to you before I laltib? least refreshment, because I should be in time for this nighiw-1 as my stay in towii will be very short, anidous to return aefa M ..... mm ,a nut, iuy wiie, aim miu wiiom t snau oeoneonheb'jl piest of men. I should have had her with me, but it was henS'l iu aiay at our lodging at Newport, on the Isle of Wight, whiclstj described to you in her letter and we feel astnnUlifrf ih ... ! have not yet answered it, thinking illness must have beesiiJ tauac. in mat sne gave you aiun description oi ourmamagvej that Mr. Rowland was daddy, and Miss bride's maid ; !ik(w told you they came with usas far as London, where we conliiriil together very comfortable for three days, when we parted sit! the greatest regret. Maria and myself went to the Isle of Veil ana tney doth return home. 1 told Maria I should mile to vt.-J directly i reached London, who is very anxious to hear from jcta fearful some strange reason is the cause of your not writing, m requested that you would enclose Mr. Peter's letters in onnl your own, should he write to you, that we may knoiv betteririi to act. &ne is now mine, and 1 should wish to stuuyfor hercc fort as well as my own. Let us all know respecting Mr. Ptter, ail if you can possibly, write by return of post and direct furlV.llI at tne aoove inn. Maria wished me to give her love to Kand and a kiss for her little boy. hopine everv Dossible care is takifH ot hmi; and tell your wife to let Nancy have any of Jlm'afl clothes she think proper, for she say she have got.somanylbtl will only spoil, and make use of any she like herself In tarietltf she said a great deal respecting little Henry, who she fee! aniioil to hear about, and will take him to herself as soon as we esiisetl farm, whereby we can gain a livelihood, which I shall do the fog i can meet with worth notice, for living without some busisiesssl very expensive: still provisions are very reasonable on the Islel wight; 1 think cheaper than any part of England. TtakGcdi! are both well, hoping this will find you all the same. Welisfi Dotn Been a great deal on the water, and have had some goods sickness, which I consider have been very useful to us both. cough I have lost entirelyt which is a great consolation. In r 1 truth I feel- better than I ever did before in mv life, onlv in short time, Maria'tpldyQuD her letter howill Iwasfor twodijjl Wight, making altogether 139 mUes from Polstead. I would sa more, but time will not permitf therefore Maria unites with o for your welfare, and may every blessing attetid you. Mindja direct to W. M. C. at the Bull-Inn, Leadeuhall-streel, londc write to-morrow u you can.; if not; wrrtesoon enough lor mm oays post, tnat I may get it on Sunday morning, when 1 s return to.Maria directly 1 receive it. Enclose Mr. Peter's lend and let us know whether he has acknowledged little Henry. It) must , try and read my scribble, but I am fearful you .will ners maneitout; I remain your well wisher, w.cj I think you had better burn all' letters, after takingthediiti tions; that nobody may form the least- idea of our reautaiet-a Adieu . . . . . , For Tiomat Marten, PoUtea'd.near Stokebg Naghnd, Sol, Colchester py post (Paid,0Ql31827j. Post-paid. (Witlisp.eed.J- .. , Theabove letter was answered. by.Marten denying ft receipt of any letter from his daughter,- and thereupon ij received the following : . Lmdon, Mmday, 23,1621.8 Thomas Marten, I-received your letter this morning, m reached London vesterdav. but letters are not delivered out Im on a Sunday ; that I discovered on making enquiry yesterday j However, I could not get through my Business More tins aira noon, and I am e-oine- fo.Portsmonth hv,this uiirht's coach : 1 !wi this day been to the General Post-office making inquiry about l! letter. Mana wrote to you on the 30th of Septemuer, wnicnj's say, never came to your hands : the clerk of the Post-office iraol tne books back to the date it was wrote, and lie saw a lener, i rected, as I told him, to you, never came through their ol)k which I think is very strange. However, 1 am determined to 6 out how it was lost, if possible : but I must think coming over li water to Portsmouth, which I will inquire about to.morroi. when 1 hone to find nut the mvsterv. It is I think very odd, tc 9 fetters should be lost in this strange way. Was it not for then) I pnvprv nf onr poeidenA I wnnld pprlflinlv indite the POSt-OlllCI but I cannot do that without making our appearance at a Coo j Marshal, which would be very unpleasant to us com. i" for us to come to Polstead, wmcn.wesn.ouia De very mm - a but you are not aware of the danger ; you may depend, if ever ! r.". ...... A.,.n..l.l r..nvo fill! : 1 Kft B fan into mr. Jr. s nanus, uiecuu3ciuciii.-c , fnre ch1l ha w.ifo'tn vnn nr shnitld hp crime tO Polsteail, wi must tell him you have not the least knowledge of us, Wf-J think we are gone into some foreign part. I think if y" hear from him before long, you had better write and tell I cannot support the child without some assistance, ii n-...... you Know not where; 11 you ten nun you near mm -- force you to say where we was ; therefore I think it will . not to acknowledge any tning at an. i enclose i is n,l,oll t.oa-fW.m.vamiiT, in allnit lime TlliS Will MI nSJ yuu ueiure weunesuuj illuming, aa i uu iuu .,,.8 nnt,f V, nW .,n.,r wifo did lint lite tn take any 01 Sla" -.I clothes. She said in their last letter that her old clothes their service I mean your wife and Nancy; but she ". again as soon as possible. I must now bid you adieu ; 'eJS willstart in about ten minutes. I have oeen so nroui all this day, that I could not write before. Relieve roe to kj's 11 , " - -: i i. well-wisher tor your iuture wenare. For Thomas Marten, Polstead, near Colchester. proafed weteSTthe-hand-writing of Corder, w not swear positively, witness nau a coiiy---- kf the prisoner last summer before harvest. . $ j him where Maria Marten was, and he saw, " right enough, she is under the protection ot Mr."'" Peter Mathews resides in London. Knew tn,i;i also knew the prisoner. On the istoi ausu"' , -idssOl Maria Marten first. Was at Polstead during - , V.t-i; Corder there, to make inquiry about a note ne j flvo nminrl nnra CnrAer said, in SHSWer tO qM5U..L.i knew nothing of the five-pound note, and a letter e January, 1827; in' which the five-pound note wa" fl Since that had several conversations. a letter from the prisoner in August last. n . y 'Ijjfiitifia . ... TT nnrTKS ,u- a witn him, and from the Knowieoge ui ,u g he believes the letter was written by.corcer. The following letters were then read : j4 Sai)alermon,AW ' Sir,-In reply to your generous letter, which reachec I rM ly, I beg leave to inform you that 1 was indeed lnnoc , me i .inn letter 1 took from Bramford, and will candidly eonies lmvA heen with o dio,nr,t female relation Of mine Since of May. About five weeks ago they both went into . j visit some of mv kindred's friends. On Friday weeK i letter from mv Wndred whn informed me thatMJri.; jj. what indisnnspri nnrt that thev were then in a M $1 Henngby, near Yarmouth. I returned aV i fnundr . 3 post, and enclosed vour letter for Maria, which .,,pjDe'i u-u.. 4r '....u T trne,l an OlnW ' . . her perfectly safe, as I took the Yarmouth coacli i ,t . irom ipswicii iamb lair, and went io nni8j, , w 8 tn lean, that in Ji,r,nilinn WDS OCCaSlOne" ' gathering on the back of her hand, which caused j and which prevented her from writing to you, as ner (l) i -r.n. tr u'nnld Dc dU-"v ...nt iJ! piwcut, mi mu venule, iwuuivwb , fiTst Hion ici; irom ner, 1 particularly wished ner 10 wc -,, , t0 iv..,n i, vm,ipd verv rave her a particular account of our dialogue at Pols tif :, forgetting the remarkable kindness 1 experienced I -um!' I shall ever most'cratefully acknowledge! and likew , (0 ji my most grateful thanks for your goodness in "r enlernrisp on mv oeennnt when in London. . tfV 1 remain, Sir, your most obedient and very cot j P.S. I have already enclosed your letter forMW41 f mvn wMeh T shall r,nf with this immediately, ,ftris.i mission to add that I have fully determined t o W 3 bride directly I can settle our family affairs, wmep jstes to a month or six weeks' time ; till that time Mana tinue with my kindred. In concluding, if 1 ca T 1 trancis Stowe I am a labourer, and harvested fotu i Corder last year ; the prisoner managed the business ! paid me. The first corn off the land was nut int .'. 1 iV

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