Offence: Theft > shoplifting
Punishment: Death; Death > respited for pregnancy
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Richard Scott and Margaret Thurland , of the Parish of St. Dunstan at Stepney , were indicted for privately stealing 21 lb. Wt. of Worsted-Yarn, value 3 l. out of the shop of William Lowen , on the 7th of July last: Which being proved to the Jury's Satisfaction, they were both found Guilty . It was remarkable, that this Felony was committed the same Day Scott was discharged from Newgate.