Peter Letune, Joseph Williamson, Theft > housebreaking, 8th September 1714.

Reference Number: t17140908-44
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Peter Letune and Joseph Williamson , of the Parish of Edminton , were indicted for Breaking the House of John Palmer , on the 17th of July last, in the Daytime, no Person being therein, and stealing a pair of Sheers, a Gown, and Pettycoat, and other Goods . Palmer' Wife swore, That she went out about 11 a Clock, and when she came home at 3 found her Window broke open, and the Goods gone; and the Prisoners being look'd upon as suspicious Persons, were follow'd cross the Country, and taken with the Goods upon them. Letune wou'd have taken it upon himself, and said he hired Williamson to carry the Goods; but the Matter appearing plainly to be otherwise, they were both found Guilty of the Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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