"I look at a random heap of Ehglish journals lying before me. There is the Manchester Guardian for October 30, 1844, which reports for three days that in Salford a couple of boys had been caught stealing, and a bankrupt tradesman tried to cheat his creditors. ...
"In Oldham there was one theft, one fight between Irish women, one non-union hatter assaulted by union men, one mother beaten by her son, one attack upon the police, and one robbery from a church.
"In Stockport, there was discontent of working men with wages, one theft, one fraud, one fight, and one wife beaten by her husband. In Warrington there was one theft, and one fight. In Wigan there was one fight, and one robbery from a church."
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