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<interp inst="t17170227-41-victim247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and stealing thence 6 Callico-Gowns, val.3 l.2 Stuff-Gown, val.20 s. and divers other Goods </rs>, the Property of
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<interp inst="t17170227-41-person252" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , Plant and he concealed 40 s. of the Mony, and shared the other 40 s. equally between the Prisoner and themselves. The Prisoner had nothing to say in his Defence, so the Jury found him
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>
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