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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18740407-308-offence-1 t18740407-name-436"/>Michael Burke</persName>, and stealing therein a coat, watch, and 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Second Count</hi>—feloniously receiving the same.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. FRITH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-437" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>MICHAEL BURKE</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 20, George Street, Croome's Hill, Green wich—on the night of the 23rd February, I went to bed at 11.15, having secured my house—next morning I found the top sash of the front kitchen window had been shot down, and this over-coat and metal watch of mine were gone.</p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-438" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH WOOLFORD</persName> </hi>. I am married and live at No. 5, Benlaw Street—the prisoner asked me on Tuesday about six or seven weeks ago to pawn a watch for him—I did so, in the name of Davis—and he gave me 5 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-439" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH HOPKINS</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Phillips, Pawnbroker, Wellington Street, Deptford—the watch was pawned at our shop on the 24th February, for 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., in the name of Hannah Davis—I saw the prisoner at the time it was pawned.</p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-440" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY GOOD</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Sprun, of Old Ken t Road, pawnbroker—this coat was pawned on the 24th of February by the prisoner, in the name of George Thomas, 4, Ditch Alley, Kent Street.</p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-441" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WATTS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Detective Officer R.</hi>) On the 3rd March I apprehended the prisoner—I found two boxes, a knife, and a door-key on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Witnesses for the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-442" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE HAYWARD</persName> </hi>. The prisoner was at work on the 23rd February, and on the 24th he was in bed all day—he was not well—he got up on the morning of the 25th to go to the county court at Greenwich.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The 24th of February was Tuesday, as well as I recollect.</p>
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<interp inst="t18740407-name-443" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN ANDREWS</persName> </hi>. The prisoner went to bed on the 23rd February, at nine o'clock at night, and on the 24th he was in bed all day.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I remember those particular days because my husband was away from home—the prisoner has lived with me since he has been home from the north.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THE COURT</hi>. I was not present in the police court at Greenwich when he was tried on this charge, but I was there when he was charged with loitering on a gentleman's footpath, and he got off.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">on the second count</hi>.</rs> He also Pleaded Guilty
<hi rend="italic">to having been convicted of felony in October</hi>, 1871.—
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<hi rend="italic">Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</hi> </rs> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant.</hi> </p> </div1></div0>

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