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<p>458. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17680706-43-person355" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of June, about five or six in the evening, I was standing at the Rose and Crown door facing the Custom-house; the prisoner made a false stagger against me; I did not know that I had lost any thing; a little boy said, that man has picked your pocket; I went and took him by the collar; my maid s ervant will give a farther account, she found my handkerchief in his pocket, I saw it taken out (produced in court and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17680706-43-person356" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . My master and mistress were at the door, somebody said, that man has picked Mr Reynolds's pocket; my master got him by the collar; I put my hand in the prisoner's pocket, and took out my master's handkerchief.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I seeing the handkerchief lying on the ground, took it up, and the gentleman ran after me, and clapped his hand on my shoulder, and said I had got his handkerchief.</p>
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