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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18260112-173-off974 t18260112-173-cd975"/>, 1 watch, value 50s.; 1 seal, value 6d.; and 1 watch-chain, value 1d., the goods of
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<persName id="t18260112-173-person924"> Mary Parkhurst
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<persName id="t18260112-173-person925"> MARY DAVIS
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<interp inst="t18260112-173-person925" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the wife of John Davis - we lodge in the house of Mary Parkhurst, a widow, in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18260112-173-off974 t18260112-173-crimeloc976"/>. The prisoner came there with another woman, on the 2d of January, about two or three o'clock - they had a few coals and wanted me to purchase them - I said I would not have them - they begged very hard of me to have them, and said they were wet and cold, and wanted to go home; I asked where they got them, and they said they picked them up at the canal; I pitied them, and let them come in; I had a watch on the mantelpiece - when they went to warm their hands they had the means of getting it - I missed it about ten minutes after they were gone.</p>
<p>Cross-examined by Mr. PHILLIPS. Q. Did not the prisoner appear in the greatest distress? A. Yes - she has a family of children.</p>
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<interp inst="t18260112-173-person926" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, and live in High-street, St. Giles'. I have a watch pawned by the prisoner on the 2d of January, for one guinea.</p>
<p>Cross-examined. Q. Do you know her? A. Yes, for these three years - she is in great distress, and has a young family - I never heard or saw any thing against her - I firmly believe she bore a good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t18260112-173-person927" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the prisoner into custody.(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18260112-173-verdict977" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder40s"/> GUILTY. Aged 35. Of stealing to the value of 39s. only </rs>.</p>
<p>The prisoner received a good character, and was strongly recommended to Mercy.</p>
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