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<p>451.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17970712-42-victim444 t17970712-42-viclabel229"/>: On Saturday last, I was backwards in the manufactory, and was informed that three boys had robbed the till; I went forwards into the shop, the prisoner Carthy only was pointed out to me as having been in the shop; I searched him, and in his hand I found four guineas and six-pence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17970712-42-person447" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - On Saturday last, I was in the accompting-house, I heard a rattling of money in the till, there was nobody in the shop; I immediately went out into the shop, and saw the prisoner Carthy go out of the shop, I did not see him behind the counter; I followed him to the door, and found him, he had joined the other two
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="179707120031"/>prisoners; I seized two of them, and brought them into the shop, the third was brought in by a stranger, the till was examined, and I found four guineas missing; I knew there were five guineas, and two half-guineas in the till, and when I examined it, there was but one guinea, and two half-guineas.</p>
<p>JOHN RILEY sworn. - I apprehended him, I know nothing of the fact.</p>
<p>Carthy's defence. My father gave me that money to go on board a ship with.</p>
<p>Carthy,
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<p>Wood,
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<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice LAWRENCE.</p> </div1></div0>
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