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<interp inst="t17820703-5-off26" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing two cloth coats, value 20 s. a stuff waistcoat, value 1 s. and a pair of stuff breeches, value 2 s. the property of
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<interp inst="t17820703-5-victim95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; and two cloth coats, value 10 s. two cloth waistcoats, value 5 s. two pair of cloth breeches, value 5 s. one cotton waistcoat, value 1 s. a linen waistcoat, value 1 s. a cotton petticoat, value 1 s. and a cotton gown, value 2 s. the property of
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<interp inst="t17820703-5-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, That he went up to the one pair of stairs room, and found the door wide open, and the prisoner in the room; that he went down stairs, and informed his mother of it; that the prisoner rushed by them in the passage, with a bundle under his arm: he was pursued, and immediately taken. The bundle, containing the clothes mentioned in the indictment, was produced in court, and they were deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>

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