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  HO73/4; this letter tells of frequent thefts from canal barges on the Yorkshire Canal between Yorkshire and Manchester (no date).
  As you read these sources look for:
(i) Is this crime the same as crimes committed for hundreds of years?
(ii) Is this crime just a new opportunity for an old crime?
(iii) Is this an entirely new crime?
In Source 5, note what kinds of goods were being pilfered.
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  HO73/4; letter