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<p>590.
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<p>- LAVENDER sworn.</p>
<p>I am a constable; I found the things on searching him in his pocket.</p>
<p>(produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I took them to clean them up.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>
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