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<p>193.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18000219-34-off201 t18000219-34-crimeloc203"/>: About the 28th of January, I lost a considerable quantity of indigo; on the 29th of January, the prisoner was employed by my clerk, and I understood from my clerk, that he could tell me something about the robbery; I insisted upon his going to the Lord-Mayor's; when I came back, my clerk told me, he believed this man was himself the thief, for he thought he saw him put some indigo in his pocket that morning; he was searched by the City-Marshal, in my warehouses, at Dyer's-hall, and a quantity of indigo was found in different parts of his clothes.</p>
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<persName id="t18000219-34-person326"> THOMAS WELLS
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<interp inst="t18000219-34-person326" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I hired the prisoner on the 29th of January, to work in Mr. Israel's warehouses; I saw him put some indigo in his pocket; I sent to the Mansion-house for an officer, and he was searched; I was not present when he was searched; I can only swear to the indigo.</p>
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<interp inst="t18000219-34-person327" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - On the 29th of January, the prosecutor, Mr. Israel, came to the mansion-house, and informed the Lord-Mayor,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="180002190030"/>that he had got a man locked in his warehouse; who could give him some information concerning a considerable robbery that had taken place before; in consequence of which, I went to his warehouse, when I went in, I heard a paper thrown on the ground, and saw some indigo on the stairs; I took the prisoner into the warehouse, and in his hat found a small quantity of indigo, and in his pocket some more; the marshalman, who accompanied me, in his pantaloons, found a quantity in a linen bag; I took him to the Mansion-house, and he was committed.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Q. Did you take my hat off? - A. I believe I did.</p>
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<interp inst="t18000219-34-person328" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn. - I am a marshalman, (produces the indigo;) I saw this parcel taken from his hat; I searched his pocket, and in each pocket he had a quantity loose; in searching him farther I found this parcel under his trowsers, in his breeches.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Here are samples of indigo, and my own hand-writing on the papers.</p>
<p>Q. What may be the value of it? - A. More than five shillings.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I was ordered to sweep up the warehouse, and in sweeping I met with this indigo, I put it in my hat because I did not know where to put it, till my prosecutor came in, and when he came in, he charged me with stealing it.</p>
<p>The prisoner called his serjeant, who had known him nearly four years, and gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. RECORDER.</p> </div1></div0>
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