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<p>433.
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<persName id="t18200217-84-person894"> JOHN FINLASON
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<interp inst="t18200217-84-person894" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , ESQ. The prisoner was employed in a room adjoining the garrets at the Admiralty, as a
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<interp inst="t18200217-84-person895" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I searched the prisoner's house, No. 14, Todd's-row, Lambeth, on the 18th of January, and found these papers in a cupboard. He said he thought he was doing no harm in taking them.</p>
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<persName id="t18200217-84-person896"> JOHN GEORGE
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<interp inst="t18200217-84-person896" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a cheesemonger, and live in Round-court. I have bought about 32 lbs. of paper of the prisoner at 4 d. per lb. I bought 10 or 15 lbs. at a time.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to)</p>
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<p>First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</p> </div1></div0>
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