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<p>329.
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<p>I live at Whitby, in Yorkshire; I lodged in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17760417-33-off172 t17760417-33-crimeloc174"/>: the prisoner and I, on Saturday night the 16th of March, were drinking together, it was past twelve o'clock, and the landlord not having separate beds we slept together; there were three more lay in the same room: the prisoner got up about seven o'clock in the morning and went away; I got up about a quarter of an hour after him; when I got up there was a sailor in the room who missed some money out of his pocket; I missed the things mentioned in the indictment on Tuesday; I saw the prisoner on London-bridge; I followed him, and asked him how he did? to see if he would know me, he said he knew nothing of me, he never saw me before; I saw he had my shoes on; I said he was the man that robbed me: he denied it; I desired him to go with me to my lodgings, which he did.</p>
<p>DEODALUS DEAN sworn.</p>
<p>I am a silversmith: these shoe buckles (producing them) I bought of the prisoner one evening; one of them was broke; they weighed an ounce and a quarter, and I gave him six shillings and three pence for them.</p>
<p>- SPENCE sworn.</p>
<p>I am a pawnbroker: I received this watch from the prisoner (producing it).</p>
<p>[The watch and buckles were deposed to by the prosecutor.]</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I have nothing to say.</p>
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<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>
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