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<interp inst="t17810110-29-off173" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing three stuff damask curtains, value 40 s. and two pair of silk stockings, value 20 s. </rs> the property of
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<persName id="t17810110-29-person349"> HANNAH SMITH
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<p>I know the prisoner. She brought me three red curtains and two pair of silk stockings about five or six weeks ago; she asked me to pawn them for her because she was rather dirty.</p>
<p>Did she say any thing else about them? - No.</p>
<p>Did you carry them to pawn? - Yes; to a pawnbroker's in Long-acre.</p>
<p>What did you get for them? - I believe half a crown or three shillings; I gave the money to the prisoner.</p>
<p>Did she give you any account how she came by them? - She did not.</p>
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<p>I am a pawnbroker; I live with Mr. Brown, in Long-acre. Two of these curtains I took in of the last witness; one on the 8th of November; the other on the 16th.</p>
<p>Smith. These are like the curtains I carried; I don't know that they are the very curtains; but I believe they are the same.</p>
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<p>I am an apprentice to a Mr. Brown, a pawnbroker in Long-acre.</p>
<p>To Smith. Did you carry goods to any other persons busides Brown? - They both belong to the same shop.</p>
<p>Brown the last witness brought me two pair of silk hose and pawned them for twelve shillings on the 17th of November, and a curtain for three shillings on the 9th of December.</p>
<p>To Smith. You said the reason she gave you for desiring you to carry the goods to pawn was because she was rather dirty? - Yes.</p>
<p>At how many times did she bring them to you? - At three times.</p>
<p>How came you to carry them at four different times? - I pawned but three times; they were brought to me at three times.</p>
<p>I am as innocent as the child unborn. I have been in Drury-lane Theatre eighteen years. I was never charged before with any misdemeanour.</p>
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<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Lord Chief Baron SKYNNER.</p> </div1></div0>

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