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<p>928.
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<persName id="t18220522-164-person1386"> GEORGE PILLETT
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<interp inst="t18220522-164-person1386" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an errand boy to George M'Carthy, a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18220522-164-victim1385 t18220522-164-viclabel865"/>, who lives in Dorset-street, Manchester-square. Last Saturday five weeks, between eleven and twelve o'clock in the day, I was taking a suit of clothes to Dean's-yard, Westminster - and in Windmill-street this girl stopped me and asked me to go on an errand; I said if it was not far out of the way I would; she said she would give me 1 d. then, and a halfpenny when I returned; and to go to Goddard's in Wimpole-street, and ask for one Jones, and tell him she wanted him. She followed me to the top of
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<p>"Oh, if you are afraid of my keeping it, don't let me hold it." I gave it her and went into the house, which is twenty yards off; I found Jones there, and told him the girl wanted him. I returned and she was off with the bundle, which has never been found. I saw her a month afterwards in the same dress, except her bonnet, and am certain of her, her voice is the same.</p>
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<persName id="t18220522-164-person1387"> JOHN CHEW
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<interp inst="t18220522-164-person1387" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I apprehended her in Silver-street, Golden-square, on another charge; the boy recognized her immediately.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I never saw him or his things.</p>
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<p>There were seven other charges against the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</p> </div1></div0>
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