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<p>I am
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<p>(The things deposed to.)</p>
<p>I went down into the area, and I knocked at the door, and I asked if one Mr. Wright lived there, and the footman said no; he asked me what business I had there, and said I had hold of the box I had not hold of the box; he would not say so before the Justice for ever so long; he only said he believed it.</p>
<p>Court to Bryant. How is that? - I said that I took him by the collar with it in both his hands: I look upon it that if I had been one minute later, I should have lost my box and my property.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr.
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