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<p>672. (L.)
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<persName id="t17720909-54-person641"> William Callinson
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<p>Q. Were you acquainted?</p>
<p>Collinson. No; we had entered into conversation together.</p>
<p>- Ashmore deposed, that he took the prisoner, in the yard belonging to the Saracen's Head; that at first he denied having the watch, but the witness threatened to search him, and then he produced it; that the prosecutor came up and mentioned the maker's name, and the number of the watch.</p>
<p>The prisoner said in his defence, that he was drunk, and did not know what he was about.</p>
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