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<p>WILLIAM PARRY. I live at
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<p>MRS. PARRY. I am the wife of
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<interp inst="t18120916-2-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> took the lodgings of me on the last day of March. He was by himself. He had the front parlour, ready furnished, at twelve shillings a week. He brought Mrs. Davis with him.</p>
<p>Q. How long did they continue there - A. Seven weeks. I gave them a week's notice, and they went in pursuance of that notice.</p>
<p>Q. Have you since seen any part of your property - A. Yes; they sent part of it by strange people. Mr. Manning was gone out, and I pressed the woman prisoner to go out.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.</p> </div1></div0>

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