Offence: Theft > animal theft
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John Culverwell of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for stealing one Black Mare, value 6 l. 2 s. 6 d. from Mr. John Hayward , on the 29th. day of October last past. The Evidence against the Prisoner deposed that the Mare was Sold by him in Smithfield to another person, viz. a Horse-Courser, and the Prisoner having but little to say on his own behalf, using several Evasions, and being found in several Storys, and the Matter of Fact being so clear against him, he was found Guilty .