Fugitive Justice

lbacover250“A young lady, nineteen years of age, the daughter of a gentleman at Brompton, eloped with a young Student at Law early on Wednesday morning, March 13, but they were pursued and overtaken at Reading the same day. The lady eloped by the window of the first floor back room, and the fugitives were conveyed to Reading in one of the morning Bath coaches. Her friends, however, were so early apprised of her conduct, that she was surprised, in alighting from the coach, by her father’s servant.”

La Belle Assemblée, March 1811

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