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<p>2397.
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18441021-name-172" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. I am assistant solicitor to the Mint. I produce a copy of the record of the conviction of Ann Fox—I have examined it with the original record, and it is a true copy—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18441021-name-173" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WINSBURY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable N</hi> 115.) I was present at the prisoner's trial in Oct., 1839—she is the person described in the record.</p>
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<interp inst="t18441021-name-174" type="given" value="JOHN HEATLEY"/>JOHN HEATLEY GABB</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, and live in Great James-street. The prisoner came to my shop on the 10th of Oct. last, about half-past twelve o'clock in the day—she asked for some pieces that laid on the board, which came to 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she paid me a shilling—in taking her hand out of her pocket she dropped a shilling, which I suspected to be bad, as it laid on the ground—she put her foot over it, and gave me another one—I looked at it—it was bad, and I purposely dropped it, in order to get the other—I said, "Stand on one side, I have dropped the shilling"—I pushed her foot on one side, and got possession of the two—I examined the other, and that was also bad—I sent for a policeman, and gave her into custody with both the shillings—the prisoner said she was a poor hard-working woman, and that her husband worked in the stone-yard.</p>
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<interp inst="t18441021-name-175" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT FRESHWATER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable D</hi> 133.) I took the prisoner into custody. I received 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. from Gabb, which I produce.</p>
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<interp inst="t18441021-name-176" type="given" value="JOHN"/>MR. JOHN FIELD</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Mint, and have been so for many years. The two shillings produced are both counterfeit, and have been cast in the same mould.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Baron Rolfe.</hi> </p> </div1></div0>
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