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<p>600.
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<p>GEORGE CRUSLAC sworn. - I
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<p>Cross-examined by Mr. Alley. Q. Is there not an opening by the side of the door through which any person might put their hand, and push the lock back? - A.No.</p>
<p>Q. Had you not a character with her from a person of the name of Patterson? - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Q.Did she tell you she was going to quit her lodging? - A. No.</p>
<p>Q.What way of life was she in? - A. When she first came, she said she had a husband who would come home once a week; but afterwards she had men come to her, five or six in a day.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence. I never took any thing out of the house; I left every thing as I found it.</p>
<p>The prisoner called one witness, who gave her a good character.
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.</p> </div1></div0>
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