Thomas Morgan.
27th February 1696
Reference Numbert16960227-19
VerdictGuilty
SentenceMiscellaneous > branding; Miscellaneous > military naval duty

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Thomas Morgan , of the Parish of Saint James's Westminster was indicted for feloniously stealing from Mary Vosse , Widow , a Silver Cup, value 8 l. on the 20th of December last : It appeared that the Prisoner came to the Mitre Tavern by St. James's Market with one with him; that he did call for some Wine, and a roasted Orange, and had the Cup brought to him to squeeze it in; then he called for half a pint of Canary, and the man brought it to him, and saw the Cup in the Prisoner's hand, and the other Person that came with him went his way; and whilst the Drawer was busy about his occasions, the Prisoner tied a Rope to the Window and slid down, and went away with the Cup; the Prisoner alledged that he did leave his Friend in the Room when he went away; but the Evidence was positive that it was not so, the Jury found him guilty .

[Branding. See summary.]

[Military/Naval duty. See summary.]


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