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<interp inst="t18370130-name-747" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA MILLEDGE</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Charles Milledge. I tent my daughter, on the 23rd of January, to pledge a silk handkerchief for 2
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. were gone.</p>
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<interp inst="t18370130-name-748" type="given" value="SUSANNAH"/>SUSANNAH MILLEDGE</persName> </hi>. I took the silk handkerchief to the pawnb roker's, and pawned it for 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I was coming out, and met the prisoner—I did not know him before—there was another boy with him—he asked if I would buy any pictures—I said, "No"—he offered to give me at, ad asked if I had not pawned a silk handkerchief for 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I said, "Yes" He said, "Let roe look if the money is good"—he took it out of my hand, and then sounded it on the steps, and sounded it on a board inside a shop, and then he said he had lost one—he seemed to look for it, and then said he had lost them both, he then told the other little boy to go home, and he went—a lady held him till the policeman came, but they did not find the 2
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<hi rend="italic">police-constable N 214.</hi>) I was called to take the pri
<lb/>soner—I searched him at the station-house, and found on him a lot of prints—he told me they belonged to the other boy, Bill Lloyd—he said they had both run away from Perry's workhouse that morning.</p>
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