Offence: Theft > simple larceny
Punishment: Corporal > whipping
JOSEPH CRAFT. I am a shopman to John Joseph Ing - he keeps a linen-draper's shop in Mount-pleasant . On the evening of the 9th of January, I saw the prisoner and two others inside the door - the prisoner pulled down this parcel, and dropped one piece just inside the door - I followed, and took him; the other got away - I never lost sight of him.
Prisoner. When I got to Warner-street he did not know whether it was me or not. Witness. I am certain of his person; I had seen him inside the door.(Property produced and sworn to.)
Prisoner's Defence. The mob ran, and I ran with them.
GUILTY . Aged 20. - Whipped and Discharged.