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<p>588. (M.) <rs type="persName" id="t17680907-83-defend827"> <interp inst="t17680907-83-defend827" type="role" value="proceedingsdefend"></interp>
Lucy Smith , otherwise Lucy <rs id="t17680907-83-alias-7" type="alias"> <join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="t17680907-83-defend827 t17680907-83-alias-7"></join>
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stealing a pair of silver shoe-buckles, value 10 s. a pair of metal knee-buckles, plaited with silver, value 10 d. one metal stock-buckle, one satten hat-band, one crystal stone hat-buckle, and 7 s. 6 d. in money numbered </rs>
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Samuel Sutton <interp inst="t17680907-83-victim830" type="surname" value="Sutton"></interp>
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. ++</p>
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Samuel Sutton <interp inst="t17680907-83-person831" type="surname" value="Sutton"></interp>
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. I had been drinking near Black Boy-alley till it was too late to get into my lodging; the prisoner proffered me her bed, and said I should be very safe; I went with her into <rs type="placeName" id="t17680907-83-crimeloc448">Black Boy-alley</rs>
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, and gave her a shilling for the use of her bed; when I awaked she was gone, and the things mentioned in the indictment; I went to go out, and the lower door was padlocked, an old woman let me out; when I found the prisoner she had my satten hat-band about her neck, I never found the other things.</p>
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. I am a constable; the prosecutor described the prisoner, so that I knew her and took her up; he knew her at the first coming to her; he owned the thing about her neck, and shewed me an ollet hole in it which he said his wife had worked.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>He gave me a shilling to carry him to a room, I did, and left him, and went to Bartholomew-fair again; what I had about my neck was an old black silk handkerchief, it is now in pawn for 6 d.</p>
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Acquitted </rs>

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