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<p>328.
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<p>I went to search the house of the prisoner; I went before the prosecutor; when I came I found the hog in the kitchen covered with boards: Mr. Hargrave came afterwards, and then that hog that I had so found, was brought forth, and Mr. Hargrave owned it: I went up stairs and found the head and entrails of the hog in one place; I went up higher by
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<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I bought the hogs of a man for 6 l. 5 s. I don't know where the man is.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He said when taken that he gave three guineas for them.</p>
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<p>Tried by the Second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>
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