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<p>65, 66, 67.
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<persName id="t17410116-53-person454"> Sarah Stanton
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<interp inst="t17410116-53-person454" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Yesterday was three Weeks, about nine at Night, three
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17410116-53-defend451 t17410116-53-deflabel261"/>s came into my Mother's Shop, and asked for Cloaths; I shewed them several, and fitted them, and while I turned about to look for other Goods, they went off, and immediately I missed a Kersey Waistcoat, two Pair of Yarn Stockings, and two silk Handkerchiefs. I can't swear the Prisoners are the Persons that took them, but their Friends came to the Shop, and offered to pay for the Goods that were missing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410116-53-person455" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know the Prisoner Mills to be a sober honest young Man; and have known him from his Infancy, and have entrusted him to receive Money for me, and he never defrauded me of a Farthing.</p>
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