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<p>145. (M.)
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<persName id="t17720109-29-person305"> Edward Webb
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<persName id="t17720109-29-person306"> Elizabeth Talboy
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person306" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Mr. Payne's house,
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17720109-29-off174 t17720109-29-crimeloc177"/>; it is lett out in single tenements; Mr. Webb has the bottom room, which is a chandler's shop; I lodge up one pair of stairs. I lost a gown and petticoat on Monday the 30th of December. Smith lett a coat and waistcoat with me. Somebody came in at the window. I found the things at Mr. Needham's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawn-broker on Saffron-hill. I took in this petticoat of
<persName id="t17720109-29-person308"> Rebecca Tinley
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<persName id="t17720109-29-person309"> Rebecca Tinley
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person309" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I pawned it at Mr. Needham's; I had it from the prisoner; he said he
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<persName id="t17720109-29-person310"> Margaret Parker
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person310" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker. This gown (producing it) was brought to me by the last witness; she pawned it by the name of
<persName id="t17720109-29-person311"> Margaret Tinley
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person311" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; I lent her six shillings and six-pence on it; I did not ask her if it was her own; she had often pawned things before; she said she had damaged it by setting her foot upon it.</p>
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<persName id="t17720109-29-person312"> John Dinmore
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<interp inst="t17720109-29-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer of Clerkenwell parish. Mrs. Talboy came to me on the 31st of December, and said she had been robbed. Flanagan and I went after the prisoner; he endeavoured to make his escape; he fell in the mud, so we secured him; then he wanted to be admitted an evidence.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the things in a bundle I saw lie under the window shutter. I desired
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