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<persName id="t17140630-8-defend50" type="defendantName"> James Powell
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17140630-8-off45 t17140630-8-victim51"/> </persName> , and stealing thence two Guineas and 30 s. in Silver </rs>, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17140630-8-off45 t17140630-8-cd46"/> last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Door was fast lock'd at Eight of the Clock in the Evening aforesaid; and Hulls coming home about Ten, found it open, and heard some Noise above Stairs; whereupon calling his Wife, having no Answer, he stood in the Entry, and soon saw a Person run by him, who he thought to be the Prisoner; and crying for Assistance, Pursuit was made, and the Prisoner was taken running within ten Doors of the Place, where he dropt four Picklock-Keys, and three more and a Dark-Lanthorn were afterwards found betwixt the Place where he was taken and Hull's House. He endeavour'd to make a Defence, but it was to little purpose; and being known to be an old Offender, he was found
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>

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