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<p>859.
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<p>I let a ready-furnished lodging to the prisoner, at 3 s. a week, in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17871024-48-off247 t17871024-48-crimeloc250"/>; I believe it is three weeks ago I missed the things in the indictment; they were part of the furniture that was let; I saw them the day she took the lodging.</p>
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<p>I am servant to a pawnbroker; I produced a sheet and quilt that were pawned by a girl; I know the girl; she is not here; I do not know where to find her; they were pawned the 13th of August, and the 14th of September; they have been in my possession ever since.</p>
<p>(Deposed to.)</p>
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<persName id="t17871024-48-person431"> THOMAS MANS
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<p>I apprehended the prisoner, and found four duplicates upon her; I have two of them.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I gave her one part of her property in the office; I never gave up my apartment till she took me to the office.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1></div0>
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