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Mrs. Sander must be fully informed of all the circumstances above alluded to. Mary Wilson and Miss Mielfield must also know all the circumstances.
Bidgood has seen the mother (as she is called) of the little boy frequently at Montague House; the child was about three weeks old when he first saw it. The mother was at Montague House on Monday last. The husband worked in Deptford Yard: but was discharged, and Stikeman has since employed him at his house in town. The mother appears to be better dressed than usual.
About six months ago, in a conversation with Fanny Lloyd, respecting the general conduct of the Princess, she said, that whilst Sir Sidney visited the Princess, that Mary Wilson had gone into the bed-room to make up the fire, and found the Princess and Sir Sidney in such an indecent situation, that she immediately left the room, and was so shocked that she fainted away at the door.
(This witness was not examined before the Commissioners; at least, no Copy of such Examination, if there was any, was transmitted with the other Papers. The first Paragraph in her Examination is, however, stated above, as it is observed upon in the Princess's Answer; but the remainder, not being adverted to, either by the Commissioner's Report, or by the Answer, and being all hearsay, is omitted.)
Temple, 12th May, 1806.
FROM RIPLEY, IN SURREY.
To the best of my knowledge, Mary Wilson said, that she had seen the Princess and Sir Sidney in the blue room; but she is so close a woman, that she never opens her mouth on any occasion; never heard Mary Wilson say she was so alarmed as to be in a fit.
Heard the gardener at Ramsgate say one day, at dinner, that he had seen Mr. Sicard and Captain Manby go across the lawn towards a subterraneous passage leading to the sea.
When her Royal Highness was going to the launch, Sir Andrew Hammond and his son came the day before, and dined with her, and in the next morning, about four o'clock, after the doors of the house were open, she saw Captain Manby sitting in the drawing-room of the adjoining house to her Royal Highness, which room belonged to her.
One morning, about six o'clock, she was called to get breakfast for her Royal Highness, when she saw. Captain' Manby and her waking in the garden, at Ramsgate.
Heard from Mrs. Lisle's maid, that the Princess, when at Lady Sheffield's, went out of her bed-room, and could not find her way back; but nothing more.
About four years ago, as I think, Mr. Mills attended me for a cold, and, in conversation, he asked me if the Prince visited at our house? I said, not to my knowledge. He said, the Princess certainly was with child.
A true Copy,
(Signed) J. Becket,
Whitehall, 29th August, 1806.
END OF THE DOCUMENTS.
STATEMENT OF FACTS
Now under the Protection of Her Royal Highness
THE PRINCESS OF WALES;
Describing, at large, the Circumstance of the Child's being taken from a Poor Woman from Deptford ;
PARTICULARS OF ITS BIRTH, &c.
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE PARENTS OF THE CHILD.