FRANCES STEVENS, Theft > grand larceny, 30th October 1811.

Reference Number: t18111030-98
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Not Guilty

900. FRANCES STEVENS was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 10th of October , a pewter quart pot, value 1 s. 6 d. the property of Richard Clark .

RICHARD CLARK . I keep the Fortune of War, East Street, Manchester Square On the evening of the 10th of October, a little girl came for a pint and a half of beer, it was drawn, and given to her in a quart pot. In consequence of information I followed the girl, she went to 22, East Street , she remained in the house about half a minute, came out and went the opposite way to my house, I asked her what she had done with the pot, she halloed out, mother bring the man the pot. The mother was the prisoner at the bar.

Q. Did you find the pot upon the prisoner. - A. I did, wrapped up in the corner of her shawl.

Q. Which way was the mother going. - A. She was going away from 22, and had got a hundred yards from it.

Mr. Walford. Was there beer in the pot. - A. Yes.

Q. She might be going to her own home. - A. Yes she said so, I thought it was not true.

NOT GUILTY .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.


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