Morris Salisbury, Miscellaneous > returning from transportation, 14th May 1752.

Reference Number: t17520514-26
Offence: Miscellaneous > returning from transportation
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

312. (M) Morris Salisbury was indicted for returning from transportation before the expiration of his time . ||

Thomas Fisher produced the copy of the record of his conviction at Dorchester assizes, March 12, 1749, for stealing two gold rings and five guineas and a half-in the dwelling-house of Sampson Roper; that he was convicted of stealing, but acquitted of the burglary, and ordered for transportation for seven years.

Daniel Shaw deposed he had known the prisoner from a child, that he saw him tried for the beforementioned fact, that he was cast, and ordered for transportation, that he was the person mentioned in that record, the copy of which had been read in court, and that he had seen him at large since, near Old-Street Church.

John Amory deposed he had seen him at large since that time at his own house.

Guilty , Death .

See No. 267. in the last sessions paper.


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