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Mr. AinsworthA man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is called with another apothecary from Manchester, to attend to Richard Dugdale in Surrey during one of his alleged fits. He and his colleague are unable to do anything for Richard Dugdale in his perceived lifeless state.(56)John Whitehead of Bank-hey, in the County of Lancaster, Labourers declareth, that being with the said Dugdale, at the Surey, in one at which time Mr. Ainsworth the Apothecary, and another Apothecary from Manchester, coming in both of them,felt the said Dugdale's pulses, which did not beat, and then they laid their Faces to his Mouth, to try if he breathed, but could not perceive it. And endeavourging to hold the said Dugdale in his Fit, but the Wrist of his Arm, could by no means do it, for this Informant's Fingers were no sooner closed, but they opened again.()