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Law: Belt v. Lawes

In the Queen's Bench Division, on Tuesday, in the case of "Belt v. Lawes," several witnesses were examined for the plaintiff; including the Hon. Alexander Yorke, Dr. Prothero Smith, the Hon. and Rev. Robert Liddell, Vicar of St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, Lord and Lady Clarence Paget, and Mr. Samuel Plimsoll. Baron Huddleston said that he had been unable to arrange to continue the sittings till the trial concluded, and the case would have to be adjourned till after the Long Vacation, after a few days. The Court then adjourned to Wednesday, and, after the examination of certain witnesses, was then adjourned to Nov. 3.

Source: The Illustrated London News, July 1, 1882, p.14