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ANOTHER LETTER FROM CATHERINE WILSON. It will be remembered that one of the supposed victims of Catherine Wilson was Peter Mawer, who died sud- denly, leaving the whole property he possessed to his murderess. His brother, who believed himself defrauded, after her conviction wrote to Catherine Wilson, hoping to get some confession from her, and received the follow- ing reply:— Gaol of Newgate, 18th day of Oetober, 1862. "Sir,—I received your letter this morning. I must decline your visit with thanks.* You say you sincerely forgive the past. You never had anything to forgive me of. I always treated you well, and should of treated you the same had vou of ccme to my house 8 years the 17th of this month. Then your visit might have been bene- ficial to us bota. You "know the advice of a friend in need is a friend indeed seldom to be found. I never had any malice towards you and now I have none towards those that has falsely swore my life away, for I most solemnly declare I am innocent of those dreadful charges. There has iiot been any poison ever traced to my posesion or satisfactory proved that any one had died by poison. At the same time how much better to die innocent than guilty. I have been in prison 6 month, my time has been spent in seeking that Saviour who alone can save my soul. It matters litle what way the poor body is disposed cf as long as the soul is all wright with its Maker. Next Monday by this time I shall be in Eternity there to give account of deeds done. I am not afraid to die. I care not what man say of me or what they think, I will only ask mercy of a offended God and there sue for pardon. I shall dip in peace with all, I have had a few lines from George Kent (a young man who resides in, Lincoln) but I was too iB to write and of course I declined to see him if he came. I will not see any of my own relations who have beged for a interview. I saw all the friends that wish to see me before my trial, then I never asked any to come to speek for me, and since my trial I have refused to see any. I have been very kindly treated by all since I have been in prison. I have plenty of sympythea from Ladays who visit the prison, and all my wants suppived here. I know tois letter I received is not written by you. I hope you have these sentiments that I read in it is my earnest prayer, and believe me to be your wel-wisber. Written by "CATHARINE .WILSON." Inclosed in the letter was a copy of verses, headed "The Question of Questions," and What think ye of Christ ? on which the following words were written by the con- demned :—" To the writer of the letter, from Catharine Wilson, 1862." It will be seen from the letter that Wilson entirely burked the question put to her, and that nearly the whole of it is taken up with assertions of her innocence, and of her being prepared to meet her Maker.

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