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<p>898.
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<persName id="t18121028-57-person695"> JAMES IRWIN
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<interp inst="t18121028-57-person695" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Da Costa; he is the
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<interp inst="t18121028-57-person696" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I produce a spoon pledged at my shop. I cannot say whether the prisoner is the man that pawned it or no.</p>
<p>MR. OAKLEY. I bought three spoons of the prisoner, at three different times.</p>
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<persName id="t18121028-57-person697"> WILLIAM HOMAN
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<interp inst="t18121028-57-person697" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I apprehended the prisoner, he confessed to me that he had stolen the spoons; he said he had pawned one. He went with me to Mr. Oakley's, where he had sold the other three.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I confess that I took them.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1></div0>
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