John Tomson, Violent Theft > robbery, 30th April 1690.

Reference Number: t16900430-24
Offence: Violent Theft > robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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John Tomson , an Highway-man was Indicted for Robbing John Kotbell 's Wagon on the 4th of January last, of 20 Ells of Silk value 5 l. and 60 yards of other Silk, 12 pair of Stockings value 14 s. with divers other Merchandizing Goods that were sent from London to Henley and Wallingford . The Carrier said that divers persons met him on the Road, but he could not [Text unreadable in original.] the Prisoner was one of them. It was made one

thu several of the Goods were found upon the Prisoner's back, though he denied it; but being found in several Stories, in the conclusion he was found guilty , &c.

[Death. See summary.]

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