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<p>1519.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t18331017-113-defend1092 t18331017-113-deflabel619"/> for about a fortnight - on the 5th of October, I took him to my master, and three dozen and two pair of shoes were counted out to me; I counted them and placed them in a basket for the prisoner to carry on his head; he took them home, and they were deposited in my back-parlour - on the Monday following, I missed one pair; the prisoner did not come to me that morning, they sent word he was ill - I went after him and found him on the Tuesday; I asked why he did not come on the Monday; he said, he thought he had heard of another place; I asked him to come and carry my work home - he came, and I then accused him of having taken a pair; he denied it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18331017-113-person1097" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am in the service of Mr. Aubrey, a pawnbroker; I have a pair of shoes, pawned on the 5th of October, I believe by the prisoner.(Property produced and sworn to.)</p>
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