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At the Resident Magistrate's Court" yesterday,. Henry Dufty, charged with having . escaped from the -legal custody of the police,' was brought up on remand. Witnesses wdre ' called as .-to. ■character, "who 'spoke in favor- . able terms of the prisoner. ; The Magistrate ■ addressed the prisoner, and priiuted out that j lie had, by the offence of which he had been guilty, rendered himself liable to two year's imprisonment- Jiatl he 'been committed for - trial. Taking into consideration the circumstances of the case, aiid'that he did not consider it strong enough to send for trial, he gave the prisoner the benefit, 'and would discharge him. The prisoner wa3 discharged accordingly. ■

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Grey River Argus, Grey River Argus, Issue 108, 20 September 1866

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Grey River Argus Grey River Argus, Issue 108, 20 September 1866

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