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<persName id="t17820109-18-person241"> JOHN DEAR
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<p>The 3d day of this month, about eleven o'clock in the forenoon, my wife hung three great coats up to dry, they had been wet; they were hung by the front of the house; in a quarter of an hour after she missed one out of the three; she
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<persName id="t17820109-18-person242"> BENJAMIN BEDFORD
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<p>As I was at work for Mr. Dear, my mistress told us to pursue after the great coat, it was taken away. I and another man went towards Newington; I enquired of a man that I met, whether he saw a man, he said no; I was going over the bridge, and saw this man with the great coat wrapped in his blue apron, under his arm; I catched him between
<persName id="t17820109-18-person243"> John Butcher
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<interp inst="t17820109-18-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's and the Bull, at Stoke Newington; there was two more with him, when I stopped him; the others were taken but discharged. This man said one of those was to give him six-pence to take it to Shoreditch; as soon as we got the constable we carried him to the justice's; Mr. Dear has the same great coat on him now, that I found upon the lad; I am positive of it.</p>
<p>A man gave me the coat to carry; he was to give me sixpence to carry it into Shoreditch. I have no witnesses here.</p>
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