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Document: Court of Quarter Sessions

This 1853 article explains that a Mr Doucett interpreted when a deaf person, John Riley, was accused of theft. Riley was found not guilty. We haven’t yet found out more about Mr Doucett – he might be an interesting person to research.

COURT OF QUARTER SESSIONS. (1853, August 12). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 2. Retrieved January 16, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12947979
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