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<persName id="t17970712-41-person433"> WALTER HADEN
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<interp inst="t17970712-41-person433" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - On Monday, the 19th of June, I lost a watch from my kitchin fireplace, it was hanging up on a nail; it is my child's watch, his name is
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<p>Q. How came your child to be named Michael Quin? - A. It was my wife's child by a former husband; the prisoner lodged at my house, I went to work at six o'clock in the morning of the 20th of June, and when I came home to breakfast, my wife told me the watch was gone</p>
<p>SAMUEL SEWELL sworn. - (Produces the watch): I took it in of the prisoner in the name of Thomas Martin.</p>
<p>CATHERINE HADEN sworn. - This is the watch I am positive, it is my child's; I saw it between six and seven in the evening.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I had not slept there for two nights before; I bought the watch.</p>
<p>Mrs. Haden. He did not sleep at our house for those two nights, but he was there in the day-time.</p>
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice BULLER.</p> </div1></div0>

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