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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17991204-39-off211 t17991204-39-cd210"/>, seventy-seven prints, value 17l. thirty prints, value 30s. half a quire of paper, value 3d. five prints in gilt frames, value 2s. a glazier's diamond, value 10s. and various other articles, the property of
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<persName id="t17991204-39-person355"> WILLIAM FORES
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<interp inst="t17991204-39-person355" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - The latter end of August, I employed the prisoner to paint my house; I live in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17991204-39-off211 t17991204-39-crimeloc212"/>; I missed some things; I went to his lodgings, and found he had absconded; I traced him last Monday to his lodgings in Cumberland-street, Shoreditch; I found the two prisoners in the room, and all the articles in the indictment, except the diamond, and six small prints in frames, which were in pledge; he immediately acknowledged he had taken them, and hoped I would forgive him; he never attempted to deny it: I found the diamond and the six prints at the pawnbroker's.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You lent me the diamond.</p>
<p>Fores. I did, to cut a piece of glass in my shop; not to take it away.</p>
<persName id="t17991204-39-person356"> GEORGE HALES
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<interp inst="t17991204-39-person356" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - On the 9th of November I took in a diamond of the prisoner Green; I lent her five shillings upon it; (produces it.)</p>
<p>Fores. This is my diamond.</p>
<persName id="t17991204-39-person357"> JAMES DEWER
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<interp inst="t17991204-39-person357" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - (Produces six prints.)</p>
<p>I took them in of the prisoner Green, on the 10th of October.</p>
<p>Fores. I verily believe them to he mine.</p>
<persName id="t17991204-39-person358"> MARY YOUNG
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<interp inst="t17991204-39-person358" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> sworn. - (Produces three prints.) I bought these three prints of the prisoner Green; she brought a respectable housekeeper with her; I gave her nine shillings for them.</p>
<p>Fores. The prints are mine; but not the frames or glasses.</p>
<persName id="t17991204-39-person359"> PETER MASON
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<interp inst="t17991204-39-person359" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I am a constable;(produces a quantity of prints;) I found them at the prisoner's lodgings, No. 21. Cumberland-street.(They were deposed to by Mr. Fores.)</p>
<p>ELIZABETH BLACK sworn. - Mrs. Green asked me to put some prints into my room, and when I heard that they were stole, she said, if you think they are stole, take them down, for God's sake; I said no, they should remain up to be seen.</p>
<p>Worrall's defence. I took some of the caricatures, they were lying in a garret; I did not think them of any value.</p>
<p>Green's defence. I did not know that they were stole.</p>
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<p>Green, GUILTY. (Aged 41.)</p>
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<p>Tried by the first Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron HOTHAM.</p> </div1></div0>

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