George Clark, John Snipe, Theft > housebreaking, 7th December 1687.

Reference Number: t16871207-51
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

George Clark and John Snipe , Indicted for breaking the house of Sir William Smith , in the Parish of Stepney , on the 12th. of October last, and taking Goods to the value of three Shillings from Philadelphia Wentworth in the said house ; the Evidence was strong upon them, by Sir William Smith 's Servants, that they went over a high Wall, and getting in at the Window unbared the doors: And some Writings belonging to Sir William were found in one of their Pockets. They were both found Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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