Morrice Duaun.
12th May 1687
Reference Numbert16870512-36
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceCorporal > whipping

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Morrice Duaun , of White-chappel , was tryed for stealing 60 Yards of Cable Rope, value, 6 l. from James Foreland , on the 25th. of April last. The proof against him was, that he having made Forelands Servant drunk on board a Ship lying in the River, cut the Cable mentioned from a longer piece, and by the help of a Boat conveyed it on Shoar where it was found; and it further appearing that before the Justice he had confessed the Fact, the Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]


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