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<p>85.
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<persName id="t18181202-88-person883"> JOHN ADAMS
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18181202-88-off490 t18181202-88-crimeloc493"/>. On the 25th of November, I left work at five o'clock, and left my tools there. I returned next morning, and missed them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18181202-88-person884" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18181202-88-victim878 t18181202-88-viclabel494"/>. I also lost my tools from the building, and found them at the office.</p>
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<persName id="t18181202-88-person885"> ISAAC RUSSELL
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<interp inst="t18181202-88-person885" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost my jacket from the building.</p>
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<persName id="t18181202-88-person886"> MORRIS WELCH
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<interp inst="t18181202-88-person886" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. About three o'clock in the morning. I was near the building, and heard a man jump down, I looked round, and saw the prisoner standing against the board. He saw me, and ran away. I secured him, and found the articles stated in the indictment on him.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was in great distress.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</p> </div1></div0>
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