John Maccarty, Theft > shoplifting, 15th January 1680.

Reference Number: t16800115-13
Offence: Theft > shoplifting
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Maccarty also was Indicted for Fellonously taking out of a Milliner s Shop, in St. Martains-lane about eighteen or tweenty yards of Ribbon , the manner as followeth, he and his Accomplice going to the said Shop, pretended to buy of several sorts; but watching an opportunity soon conveyed away the afore mentioned parcel, the Prisoner being taxed, pretended the other had taken it away, and that he knew him not, nor ne'r had seen him till that time, but he having been an old offender, and burnt in the Hand, his slight excuses would not in the least prevail, but as a Confederate he was found guilty of the Fellony.

[Death. See summary.]


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