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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18380101-317-offence-1 t18380101-cd-5"/>19th of December</rs>, 48lbs. weight of mutton, value 1
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<interp inst="t18380101-name-108" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL CORK</persName> </hi>. I live in Leadenhall-market, and am a meat salesman. The property in question was produced to me by the officer—it was the same that had been in my shop, and was unsold—my man can identify it better than me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18380101-name-109" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GRIMES</persName> </hi>. I was on duty in Leadenhall-market, on the afternoon of the 19th of December—I observed the prisoner on Mr. Cork's pre
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<p>stated—it is what the butchers term a pair of hind quarters—I asked him what he had got there—he said "Nothing"—I said, "Come back"—I brought him back, and detained him—one of the men knocked at Mr. Cork's door, and he said he had missed a pair of hind quarters of mutton.</p>
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<interp inst="t18380101-name-110" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY WEBB</persName> </hi>. I am in Mr. Cork's employ. I saw the hind quarten which the officer took from the prisoner—I left them safe at one o'clock, when I went away, and the next morning they were gone—I can swear to them—they were worth about 24
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I saw the mutton before the Magis
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was unfortunate once, but returned about five yean ago—I was out of work, and was driven to it by distress, and the fear of having my goods seized—I have a wife and one child.</p>
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