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<p>719.
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<persName id="t18160710-43-person334"> SARAH HARLOW
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<interp inst="t18160710-43-person334" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner at the bar lived
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<persName id="t18160710-43-person335"> ANN HARLOW
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<interp inst="t18160710-43-person335" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the daughter of the last witness. I put the prisoner to bed on the night previous to her abscounding; she was rather intoxicated; I had no knowledge of her intending to leave the house. The money had been kept in the back dining-room. In the morning that she was gone, the lock was about three parts up, and the top of the cellavet was strained, and was very much crushed under the lock.</p>
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<interp inst="t18160710-43-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 29th of June, in consequence of information given to me by a sister of mine, I went to a public-house where I saw the prisoner. I sat down opposite to her in the same settle. I questioned her about the money; but she denied all knowledge of it. I sent for an officer, and had her apprehended.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I am innocent of it, and know nothing at all about it.</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Abbott.</p> </div1></div0>
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