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A LENGTHENED IMPOSITION.

An extraordinary case of imposition has been brought to light at Chelmsford. At the celebration of the termination of the Crimean war, in 1854, a woman fell down in the street. She was carried home, and has pretended ever since to be suffering from paralysis, and to be unable to leave her bed without help. During alfc this time she has lived on the charity of the benevolent, and the prayers of the Church have frequently been requested in her behalf. Lately persons entering her house at unexpected times have found her dressed and downstairs, and one discovered her making a very hearty meal. She has confessed her imposture, and for the present has been taken charge of by the Guardians,

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A LENGTHENED IMPOSITION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 98, 11 May 1880

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A LENGTHENED IMPOSITION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 98, 11 May 1880

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