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<interp inst="t18310630-221-person1668" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker. I have a blanket, pawned by the prisoner and another woman on the 13th of May - the other woman produced the blanket and wanted 4s. on it; I said I could not lend more than 3s. the prisoner said, "It is mine," and after some time she took the 3s.</p>
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<interp inst="t18310630-221-person1669" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer. On the 18th of May the prisoner was given in charge - I took her to the pawnbroker, and he identified her.(Property produced and sworn to)</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="183106300110"/>Prisoner's Defence. I had not left the lodging; I was coming home when the prosecutor met me - I had borrowed 2s. or 3s., and pawned the blanket to pay it.</p>
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