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tague House. It is very like the child who lives with the Princess. Mrs. Gosden was employed as a nurse to the child, and she used to bring the child to the Princess as soon as the Princess woke, and the child used to stay with her Royal Highness the whole morn, ing. The Princess appeared to be extremely fond of the child, and still appears so.

R. BIDGOOD. ki. Sworn at Lord Grenville's House in Downing

street, the sixth day of June, 1806. A true Copy,

SPENCER,
J. Becket.

GRENVILLE. box,

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(No. 5.) The Deposition of William Cole. I HAVE lived with the Princess of Wales ever since her marriage, Sir Sidney Smith first visited at Montague House about 1802. I have observed the Princess too familiar with Sir Sidney Smith. One day, I think about February in that year, the Princess ordered some sandwiches, I carried them in the Blue Room to her. Sir Sidney Smith was there. I was surprised to see him therehe must have come in from the Park. If he had been let in from Blackheath, he must have passed through the room in which I was waiting. When I had left the sandwiches, I returned after some time into the room, and Sir Sidney Smith was sitting very close to the Princess on the sofa. I looked at him, and at her Royal Highness. She caught my eye, and saw that I noticed the manner in which they were sitting together. They appeared both a little confused when I came into the room. A short time before this, one night about twelve o'clock, I saw a man go into the house from the Park, wrapt up in a grear coat. i did not give any'alarm, for the impression on fiy shind was, that it was not a thief. Soon after I had seen the Princess and Sir Sidney Smith sitting together on the sofa, 'the Duke of Kent sent for tidle, "and told me that the Princess would be very glád if I would do ilie duty in town, because she had business to do in town, which she would rather trust to me than any body else. The Duke said that the Princess had thought it would be more agreeable to nie to be told this by him thao through Sicard. After this I never attended at Montague House, but occasionally when the Princess seni for me. About July, 1802, I observed that the Princess had grown very large ; and in the latter end of the saine year she appeared to be grown thin, and I observed it to Miss Sander, who said that the Princess was much thinner than she had been. Phad notany idea of the Princess being with child. 'Nr. Lawrence, the painter, used to go to Montague House about the latter end of 1801, when he was painting' the Process, ánd' he has slept in the house 'two or three nights together. I have often seen tijin alone witla the Princess at eleven and twelve o'clock at night. He has been there as late as one and two o'clock in the morning. One "might I saw him with the Princess in the Blue Room, after the ladies had retired. Some time afterwards, when I sapposed that he had gone to his rooin, I went to see that all was 'safe, and I found the Blue Room door locked, and heard'a whispering in it, and I went taway.

WM, COLE. Sworn at Lord Grenville's House in Downing

"sweet, the sixth day of June, 1806,-before us, A True Copy.

SPENCER,
J. Becket.

GRENVELLE.

My

(No. 6.)

trigoitini The Deposition of Frances Lloyd. I HAVE lived twelve years with the Princess of Wales next October. I am in the Coffee-room. situation in the Coffee-room does not give me oppor. tunities of seeing the Princess. I don't see her sometimes for months. Mr. Mills attended me for a cold. He asked me if the Prince came to Blackbeath, backwards and forwards, or something to that effect, for the Princess was with child, or looked if she was with child. This inust have been three or four years ago. It

may have been five years ago. I think it must have been some time before the child' was brought to the Princess. I remember the child being brought." It was brought into my room. I had orders sent to me to give the mother arrow root, with directions how to inake it, to wean the child, and I gave it to the mother, and she took the child away. Afterwards the mother brought the child back again. Whether it was a week, ten days, or a fortnight, I cannot say, but it enight be about that time. The second time the mother brought the child, she brought it into my room. I asked her, how a mother could part with her child. I am not sure which time I asked this. The mother cried, and said she could not afford to keep it. The child was said to be about four months old when it was brought. I did not particularly observe it myself.

FRANCES LLOYD. I was at Ramsgate with the Princess in 1903. One inorning when we were in the house at East Cliff, some body, I don't recollect who, knocked at my door, and desired me to get up to prepare breakfast for the Princess. This was about six o'clock. I was asleep. During the whole time I was in the Princess's service, I had never been called up before to make breakfast

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for the Princess. I slept in the housekeeper's room on the ground floor. I opened the shutters of the window for light. I knew at that time that Captain Manby's ship was in the Downs. When I opened the shatters, I saw the Princess walking down the garden with a gentleman. She was walking down the gravel walk towards the sea. No orders had been given me over night to prepare breakfast early. The gentleman the Princess was walking with, was a tall man. I was surprised to see the Princess walking with a gentleman, at that time in the morning. I am sure it was the Princess. While we were at Blackheath, a woman at Charlton, of the name of Townley, told me that she had some linen to wash from the Princess's house. That the linen was marked with the appearance of

The woman has since left Charlton, but she has friends there. I think it must have been before the child was brought to the Prin

that the woman told us this. I know all the women in the Princess's house. I don't think that any of them were in a state of pregnancy, and if any had, I think I must have known it. I never told Cole that Mary Wilson, when she supposed the Princess to be in the library, had gone into the Princess's bedroom, and had found a man there at breakfast with the Princess; or that there was a great to-do about it, and that Mary Wilson was sworn to secresy, and threatened to be turned away if she divulged what she had seen.

FRANCES LLOYD. Sworn at Lord Grenville's House in Downing-streets the seventh day of June, 1806, before us,

ERSKINE,

SPENCER,
A true Copy,

GRENVILLE,
J. Becket.

ELLENBOROUGH.

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(No. 7.) The Deposition of Mary Ann Wilson. I BELIEVE it will be ten years next quarter, that I have lived with the Princess of Wales, as housemaid, I wait on the ladies who attend the Princess. I remember when the child who is now with the Princess, was brought there. Before it came I heard say it was to come. The mother brought the child. It appeared to be about four months old when it was brought. I remember twins being brought to the Princess, before this child was brought. I never noticed the Princess's shape to be different in that year from what it was before. I never had a thought that the Princess was with child. I have heard it reported. It is a good while ago. I never myself suspected her being with child. I think she could not have been with child, and have gone on to her time without my knowing it. I was at Southend with the Princes. Captain Manby used to visit the Princess there. I make the Princess's bed, and have been in the habit of making it ever since I lived with Her Royal Highness. Another maid, whose name is Ann Bye, assisted with me in making the bed. From what I observ, ed, I never had any reason to believe that two persons had slept in the bed. I never saw any particular ap . pearance in it. The linen was washed by Stikeman's wife.

MARY WILSON. Sworn at Lord Grenville's House in Downing-street, the seventh of June, 1806, before us,

ERSKINE,

SPENCER,
A true Copy,

GRENVILLE,
J. Becket.

ELLENBOROUGH,

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