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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18120513-7-off35 t18120513-7-victim134"/> </persName> , and employed and entrusted him to receive money for him, and being such servant so employed and entrusted did receive and take into his possession the sum of 9 l. 8 s. for and on account of his said master, and that he afterwards feloniously did embezzle, secrete, and steal the same </rs>.</p>
<p>The case was stated by Mr. Gurney.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18120513-7-off35 t18120513-7-crimeloc38"/>, I am a woollen and linen draper.</p>
<p>Q. Do you deal with Mr. Marshall in London - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner call upon you from time to time as a rider on account of Mr. Marshall - A. Yes, on the 12th of May, 1811, I paid him the sum of nine pounds eight shillings, on account of Mr. Marshall, for gloves.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18120513-7-victim134 t18120513-7-viclabel39"/> in London; the prisoner was my traveller and clerk, he was entrusted by me to receive money on my account.</p>
<p>Q. In the beginning of last year did he go out on a journey for you - A. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was he in the course of his journey to receive nine pounds eight shillings for you - A. Yes, he was to receive nine pounds nine shillings. I allowed him five shillings discount. He returned after he had been at Swindon.</p>
<p>Q. When he came from his journey he had to make up his account - A. Yes, he never accounted for that sum of nine pounds eight shillings. He never entered it as received in his book.</p>
<p>Q. How long was he at home with you before he went out another journey - A. Probably a week, or so on, he returned from that second journey, and went out on the western journey; he absconded from Andover; he wrote to me from Andover, the letter is dated 28th of September, 1811; in this letter he says that he shall be in London soon, in the course of a day or two. He did not return to London, he gave me no intimation that he had received it, nor is it entered in the book.</p>
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<p>London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1></div0>

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