Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty > theft under 1s
Punishment: Corporal > whipping
Mary Roberts , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously Stealing a Dowlas shirt, a Muslin Neck-cloth 2 Necks, a Pair of Sleeves , from Richard Salmon , on the 29th of December last. The first Evidence deposed that the Goods that were taken upon her, were his, and taken out of his Lodging. The next Evidence said, That he catcht her up one Pair of Stairs, at his Lodging in Winsor-Court in Drury-lane , with the Goods upon her. She denied the Fact, making an idle frivolous Excuse. The Jury considering the matter, found her guilty to the value of 10 d.