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<interp inst="t17811205-50-off266" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one copper turbot-pan and cover, value 14 s. </rs> the goods of
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<interp inst="t17811205-50-person568" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, that on Saturday, about five o'clock in the evening, the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17811205-50-off266 t17811205-50-crimeloc267"/>, he found a number of people about his door, who informed him, a woman, who was the prisoner at the bar, had stole a copper turbot-pan and cover from the door; the prisoner was then in custody in his shop. (The pan was produced in court, and deposed to by him as his property.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17811205-50-person569" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, he was in the shop about five o'clock, and saw the woman put something under her cloak; laid hold of her, and took it from her; that she had got about three yards from the shop, when he stopt her. His master is a broker; I brought her back to the shop.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17811205-50-off266 t17811205-50-crimeloc268"/>; my gown pulled it down, and I picked it up, and this man came by and laid hold on me, and carried me into the shop; the woman asked me how I came by it, and whether I was going to steal it: I told her No.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>

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