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THE MURDERS BY BACON.

We havo been disappointed in searching for a complete account of the various mur- ders alleged against Thomas Fuller Baron, within a space suited for our columns. The following extracts from a series of papers, will, however, give a pretty clear narrative of the whole. Tho enquiry Into the death of Bacon's father does nut appear to have token place, up to the date of the latest papers now to hand. The murder of the two children is spoken of throughout as

THE DOUBLE WALWOHTII MURDER,

(From the Boma .Vete«, Pob. 4 )

It will bo recollected by our rendors that some weeks since Mrs. Martha Bacon was arrested on a charge of murdering her two children. Her explanation was, that " a man" had got into the house, killed the children, and carried off divers things. She was thought to be mad. On investigation, facts came to light casting suspicion on her husband.* He was interrogated about the missing property, and he gave very con- flicting answers. On the 22nd or January, husband and wife were brought before the Lambeth magistrale. Bacon again pre- varicated. In the midst of the proceedings, his wife cut the matter short by handing up a letter, which at her request Mr.'Elliou read

as follows :

" Sir-I must confess I am an innocent person, and he who committed the dreadful deed is my husband, and there was no money on the drawers. He took the little boy.down stairs, put bim in a chair, and there cut his throat; be then went up stairs and cut the little baby's throat..

"MARTHA BACOB."

The letter produced a sense of horror In the court, and had visible effect on1 the   nerves of Bacon. ' Both' husband and wife are remanded on a charge of murdor. Mr1' Elliott dirooted Inspector Young to write and request the authorities! at Stamford to ex- hume the body of Bacon's mother, who it Is suspected, had been poisoned with arsenic a

year ago.

Further evidence has been discovered tend- ing to .show the guilt of Bacon-blood- stained garments hitherto oonceiiled, Mrs. Bacon slates that her husband attempted her life at the time he murdered his children { which would i account for tho marks of a knife on her throat. She now manifests the greatest horror and fear of her husband, and has begged that he may not be allowed to approach her Bacon, it is stated, bears au 111 name nt Stamford, where he carried On business,ios au Ironmonger. He was not anly guilty of seduction there, but has been triedJfor arson, aud suspected of the murder of'his mother. >

i The prisoners were again exnmined on the 28th of January. In the course of the addi- tional evidence given, it was stated by a wit- ness, that about a week after the murder she washed several shirts belonging to the pri- soner, and tbut they were smeared with blood on the right wristband and on other parts. The prisoner (Bacon) attempted to account for the appearance of the blood on the shirts by saying that bo suffered from a complaint which would cause sueb st come

quonco, but the witness told the prisoner .that such* could iioftbo the caso. « The wit- ness mlded, that Bacon appeared ilmld^ánrt* nervoUB, nnd sold ho hoped hi« wife would not bo punished, as, he wns «ure »he bud not murdered Ilia children, lu nnothor conver- sation which Bapon lind with this witness, he sahl Hint If hie wlfo.hild it (o him lie should kill her. Other witnesses were examined. The prisoner« were «gain remanded,

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