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1-250 (Text)

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Speaker:
author,male,Australian, The,un addressee
ns1:discourse_type
Oratory
Word Count :
113
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Speech Based
ns1:texttype
Minutes
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1825
Identifier
1-250
Source
Decisions of NSW Supreme Court
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x
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Extent:
679
Identifier
1-250-plain.txt
Title
1-250#Text
Type
Text

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This was an action for breach of Promise of Marriage. Mr. Wentworth stated the Case as follows. The action was brought in the name of Miss Cox's Father, who is a tradesman residing near the old Government wharf in Macquarie-place; and the Defendant is Captain Payne, lately engaged in maritime affairs, but now carrying on business as brewer and vintner in George-street. In the early part of the year 1822, the defendant became intimate with the family of the plaintiff; his attentions were attracted by the plaintiff, a young lady then about 16 years of age, and possessing some attractions. The defendant became more frequent in his visits; and ultimately disclosed the 

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