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<persName id="t18300114-134-defend910" type="defendantName"> ELIZA JACKSON
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<persName id="t18300114-134-person912"> SAMUEL PARKER
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18300114-134-victim911 t18300114-134-viclabel720"/>. On the 24th of December I was in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18300114-134-off718 t18300114-134-crimeloc721"/>, at a pub-house - the prisoner came in there between nine and ten o'clock; there were three more soldiers - a dispute took place about paying for beer; I went into the back yard for a necessary purpose, and they followed me - before I could button up my clothes I was knocked down several times, and then I missed my watch; the prisoner and the soldiers were then gone - this is my watch; I had seen it about an hour before, and felt it in my pocket while I was in the yard.</p>
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<persName id="t18300114-134-person913"> WILLIAM HALL
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<interp inst="t18300114-134-person913" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer of Queen-square. I received information on the 31st of December, and found the watch at Harrison's - I went and took the prisoner, and said I wanted her for a watch, and that a man was in Newgate for it; I said I should search her for the duplicate - she said I need not search, as it was burnt; I found no duplicate, except one for a petticoat - a bill was filed against Elder, a soldier, and the prisoner was a witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t18300114-134-person914" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am shopman to Mr. Harrison, a pawnbroker. This watch was pawned by the prisoner, on the 26th of December, between eleven and twelve o'clock.</p>
<p>MATILDA WELLS. I lived with the prisoner at No. 7, Old Pye-street; she came home on the evening of Christmas-day between eleven and twelve o'clock at night; she had this watch in her right-hand - she said the young man was fighting, and she went between them and drew him of his watch - she went out the next morning, and pawned it for 3s.; she bought the bonnet which she has here for 1s. 9d., and the other money she gave the officer.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. It was given to me by one of the soldiers.</p>
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