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<hi rend="largeCaps">HUGH MORDAUNT</hi> (26)</persName> and
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi> to attempting to obtain ₤50 by false pretences from the same person; Mordaunt
<hi rend="italic">also</hi> to stealing a minute book and a bank pass book the goods of the
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<hi rend="italic">Previous convictions were proved against them</hi>
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