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<p>I am servant to Mr. George Lane,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17890909-87-victim765 t17890909-87-viclabel436"/>; on Tuesday the 6th of August in the evening, between eight and nine the prisoner in company with two young men came into my master's shop to buy a pair of buckles; they looked at some; the prisoner bought a pair, and paid for them; there were some gowns hung on a string, and the tallest went out, and the string was cut, I ran to the door, and cried stop thief; one of the gowns was gone, the prisoner and the other young man was in the shop when I went out; I found the gown at Mr. Duberry's, a pawn-broker.</p>
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<p>I live with Mr. Duberry, the pawn-broker; I produce a gown, which the prisoner pawned the 6th of August, about nine; I often saw her, and knew her; she said she gave 19 s. for the gown at Mr. Lane's.</p>
<p>I went into Mr. Lane's to buy a pair of buckles, and there were a many people in the shop; he called out stop thief; three ran out; I staid till they all came back, I knew Mr. Lane very well; he did not stop me; as I was coming out, I picked up a gown, I did not know it was his; I went to Mr. Duberry's and pawned it; my friends are all gone home.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>

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