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<p>28.
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<interp inst="t18201206-29-person323" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was walking with Mr. Burrows, my partner; on his turning round I observed two boys - (South was one) behind. I saw one drop the handkerchief. He collared Finlayson, and I followed South - he was stopped in Fetter-lane and given to me. He said he hoped I would not appear against him. He denied all knowledge of the other.</p>
<p>(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>SOUTH'S Defence. I was coming through Temple-bar and the gentleman stopped me.</p>
<p>FINLAYSON'S Defence. I saw two boys; one had the handkerchief and threw it on me, and I shook it off.</p>
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