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<p>863.
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<interp inst="t18220522-99-person931" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am butler to Mr.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18220522-99-off526 t18220522-99-crimeloc528"/>. On the 4th of May, the maid gave me information, I ran out and saw the prisoner running; I followed him to Weymouth-mews, crying Stop thief! then lost sight of him - he was brought to me in two minutes by Binning. I gave him in charge, and the twenty-one spoons were found in his pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t18220522-99-person933" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Slade's-buildings, Blandford-mews. I saw the prisoner running down Weymouth-mews, Wallis was following him crying Stop thief! I secured him.</p>
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<persName id="t18220522-99-person934"> WILLIAM TOOMBS
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<interp inst="t18220522-99-person934" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. He was given into my charge. I found twenty-one spoons on him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18220522-99-person935" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Blair. I saw the prisoner in the pantry taking something out of a drawer, where the plate was kept; he saw me, and ran out. I alarmed the butler.</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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