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<p>ANN TARLIZZIC. I am a widow, and live in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18261026-206-off1141 t18261026-206-crimeloc1144"/>. The prisoner is a stranger; on the 3d of October I found this blanket on the landing-place - she had been up-stairs, and taken it from a room, which was not occupied.</p>
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<interp inst="t18261026-206-person1219" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the prosecutrix's grandson; I saw the prisoner sitting on the landing-place, on this blanket; she asked me for some person whom I did not know: I made no answer, and went into a back-room, and shortly after she asked how long the person who lodged in the front room would be; I said, "I could not tell;" she shut the door - I heard her go down soon after; I looked after her, and saw this blanket fall from her on the landing-place; I asked her what business she had to take it - she said she had not taken it, that she kicked it on the stairs, but I had seen her sitting on it; an officer was fetched, and took her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18261026-206-person1220" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lodge in the house; I heard a noise, opened the door, and Tippett said, "This woman has taken a blanket."</p>
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<interp inst="t18261026-206-person1221" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. I took her in charge.(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I was not in any room - I went on an errand to a man's wife there; it laid on the bannisters and as I turned round, it fell down.</p>
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