Jan. 4. 
The Grand Jury have found a true Bill for the murder, & we immediately applied to the Court to try tomorrow. The Application was resisted upon an Affidt stating want of preparation in the Prisoners, & an Attempt was made to postpone the Trial until Friday. In the Result the Judges fixed it for Wednesday morning. The Consequence is that we must fill up tomorrow with some other case. We shall take care to select one in which the murderers are not implicated.
Mr. Justice LeBlanc was in Court, but was extremely unwell. I wish he may not be knocked up.
[To] J Beckett Esq
This letter can be found at HO 42/132.