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<p>346.
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<p>I live at
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17900424-17-defend182 t17900424-17-deflabel104"/> last month, and for about four months; she left me the 26th of February, when she was taken up: I lost the things in the indictment, on the 17th or 18th of January; I lost my ring; it was a gold ring set round with diamonds, for the fore finger; I did not know I had lost all the articles; I missed the silver bladed knife, but nothing else till her box was searched; and there we found the other things mentioned in the indictment: the first time I searched her box, it was the 7th of February; the boxes were in her own room; she was very ill with the small pox at that time, and was in my house; I had been induced to suspect her before.</p>
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<p>I belong to Litchfield-street Office. I took the prisoner into custody, and found these things in her box; she delivered the key out of her pocket; the box was in the room, locked; she allowed it to be her box: this fruit knife, and this steel hook, and bodkin, I found in her pocket.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I know this knife; I have had it three years; and the bodkin and steel hook are very remarkable; I swear to them, and to every thing that came out of her box.</p>
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<p>I saw the box opened, and those things found in it.</p>
<p>PRISONER's DEFENCE.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the property; my boxes were taken out of my room when I was blind of the small pox; and I never saw them till I was sent for down into the parlour, to be taken into custody.</p>
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<p>I have lived with the prisoner two months in the house; I never saw any thing but honesty by her.</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.</p> </div1></div0>
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