Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty > theft under 1s
Punishment: Corporal > whipping
John Cane , of the Parish of Alhallows the Great . was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 lb. Weight of Indigo, 4 s. and 1 lb. Weight of Starch, 4 d &c. the Goods of Miles Cox . The Fact was very well prov'd; but the Jury considering the Value of the Goods, and that it was the first time he appeared at the Bar, brought him in Guilty to the Value of 10 d.