Offence: Theft > grand larceny
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SARAH DAWES . I am the wife of Jesse Dawes , and live in Laystall-street, Spitalfields . On the 31st of December the sheet was in a tub in an out-house - I missed it. A person must come through the passage to take it.
JANE DAVIS . I live on Saffron-hill. On the 31st of December, between six and seven o'clock at night, I found the prisoner in my yard, and gave her in charge. She had the sheet under her arm, quite wet.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
Prisoner's Defence. I found it.
GUILTY . Aged 40.
Confined Three Months .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.