John Morgan.
10th December 1684
Reference Numbert16841210-4
VerdictGuilty
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John Morgan alias Hall , Indicted for stealing a Silver Mug, valued at 3l. from John Head of the Parish of St. Mary Woolnoth , on the Eight of November , it appeared upon Evidence, that Mr. Heads glass standing in the fore part of the shop was broke, and the Mug taken thence by Morgan, who upon pursuit dropt it, when in vindication of himself, he pleaded, that he took it not; but in the pursuit, whilst he was looking about him a Person came running by and dropped it at his feet, which slender shift not weighing with the Jury, the proof being full against him, he was found Guilty .

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