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<p>117.
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<p>Q. to
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<p>Jay. I never saw her in my Life before she had my Irons.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Jay . At London-Wall .</p>
<p>Q. What was it she took from you?</p>
<p>Jay . A Pair of Irons the 13th of this Month.</p>
<p>Q. What Time?</p>
<p>Jay . Between five and six o'Clock; I did not see her take them, but here is one that did; she had them under her Apron.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to find them upon the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Jay . Because Mr Cooper saw her go out, and he told me there was a strange Woman gone out of the House with a Pair of Dog-Irons, I went after her and found she had them .</p>
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<interp inst="t17470116-39-person476" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Cooper. I lodge at Mr Jay's, I was going up to my Lodgings, and I met this Woman in the Entry with the Irons in her Hands.</p>
<p>Q. When did you meet her?</p>
<p>Cooper . Last Tuesday the 13th of this Month, she walked apace in the Entry, and went out of the Door.</p>
<p>Q. How far was she off the House when she was taken?</p>
<p>Cooper. About thirty or forty Yards.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mrs Jay with you?</p>
<p>Cooper. She came up when I had stopped her.</p>
<p>The Prisoner said in her Defence, that they were given to her at the Corner of the Entry by another Person.</p>
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