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<p>64.
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<p>Jos. Darcey. I was robbed a Month last Tuesday of 17 s. the Prisoner was taken on Suspicion, and confessed that he took the Money out of the Till in my Shop, and that he went round the Counter to get it The Prisoner is about fourteen Years of Age.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I am but 12 Years old.</p>
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<p>Darcey. I have known the Boy a great many Years, but never heard any Harm of him.</p>
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