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<p>100.
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<p>I live at Birmingham, I lost the articles mentioned in the indictment, from the Birmingham coach.</p>
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<p>I drive the Birmingham and Shrewsbury coach to the
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<persName id="t17891209-99-person899"> THOMAS KNIGHTLY
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<p>I am servant to Mr. Knightly, pawnbroker, in Smithfield; I produce a cotton gown and silk petticoat, on the 11th of November; the prisoner at the bar pledged these things for eleven shillings; I know no more, I never saw the prisoner before; I am sure she is the same person.</p>
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<p>I am a marshalman; I went with two others to apprehend the prisoner; in the room we were informed she lodged, we found these things, some upon the prisoner; I do not know it was her lodgings; I took the prisoner a mile and a half from her
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178912090095"/>supposed lodging; she had this cap on her head, and these muslin ruffles on her arms, and another pair on her person, and a cap border; I have had them in my possession ever since.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I know them to be mine, by a mark I put on them myself, S. B. I lost them on the 9th of November; I put them into the bundle at Birmingham, and had them with me all the way on the road; the prisoner came in the coach with me; I saw it last at the Bull and Mouth Inn, in London, I did not miss them till the third day after I came to town; we came to the inn about four o'clock on the Tuesday; on the Friday I missed them; they were tied up in a cloth and put in the coach seat; I left them in the coach while we supped; the prisoner brought no bundle into the coach, but took one out; she told me where she lived; but I did not find her by that direction precisely, but I found her near the spot.</p>
<p>The prisoner called four witnesses who gave her a good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>
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