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<p>153. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17530221-44-off215" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one man's great coat made of woollen cloth, one man's jacket made of woollen cloth, the goods of
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<persName id="t17530221-44-person372"> William King
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<interp inst="t17530221-44-person372" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530221-44-off215 t17530221-44-crimeloc218"/>. Last Thursday was se'nnight I had my great coat laid over me and my jacket under my head; I left my brother in the boat, who came and told me, about six o'clock at night, a man had robbed my boat; I went, and the prisoner was stopped with the coat and jacket. I asked him why he robbed me; he said, because he was bedeviled.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530221-44-person373" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was charged with the prisoner, who said, going along, it was the first time he ever had done such a thing.</p>
<persName id="t17530221-44-person374"> Charles Walford
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<interp inst="t17530221-44-person374" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About six o'clock the boy called out in his smack, stop thief! saying, he'd give any body a shilling to stop that man, for he had ran away with his brother's cloaths. The prisoner was running over the vessels, and I saw him drop the cloaths about two vessels from the prosecutor's vessel; we took hold of him, and he said he was only playing the rogue. The coat and jacket were produced in court, and deposed to.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was going to sea, or I had not taken them.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>

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