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<p>147. (M)
<persName id="t17670218-17-defend152" type="defendantName"> John Stewart
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<interp inst="t17670218-17-off93" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one stock bed, value 12 d. one woollen cover-lid, three blankets, one feather pillow, one cloth jacket, one cloth and callimanco waistcoat, one plaid waistcoat, one baize waistcoat, and one pair of cloth breeches </rs>, the property of
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<persName id="t17670218-17-person155"> Alexander Mitchel
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<interp inst="t17670218-17-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17670218-17-off93 t17670218-17-crimeloc97"/>; I lay on board to take care of her; I was gone on shore to get my
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176702180010"/> supper, I had shut my hatches down; I found the door open when I returned, which I had locked when I went out; I missed the things mentioned in the indictment, (mentioning them by name) from off my bed in the cabbin; the next witness can give a farther account.</p>
<persName id="t17670218-17-person156"> Alexander Dorrits
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<interp inst="t17670218-17-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a broker's shop in Ratcliffe-highway; the prisoner brought a bed, three blankets, and a rug to me, and said he was come from Russia, and that his name was Stewart; I bought them of him; after that, Mr. Mitchel and others came with a search-warrant for them, and I delivered them to him directly, and told him who I bought them of.</p>
<persName id="t17670218-17-person157"> James Smith
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<interp inst="t17670218-17-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am master of the ship; I went with the constable to Dorrit's house. I had been informed the goods had been carried there by two boys; when the prisoner was taken, he owned he took the goods out of the ship.</p>
<persName id="t17670218-17-person158"> Matthew Chesham
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<interp inst="t17670218-17-person158" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the officer; I had the prisoner in custody, he gave an account of every thing; I went with him where he said he had sold the jackets or waistcoats, and there we found them; there were four of them; (the goods produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner. I did take the things out of the ship.</p>
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