John Wright.
24th February 1697
Reference Numbert16970224-12
VerdictNot Guilty

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John Wright , of the Parish of Istleworth , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Canvas-bag, value 1 d. and 25 l. in Monies numbred , on the 5th of May last, the Moneys of James Pocock . The Prosecutor declared, That the Prisoner came and desired to have a Guinea changed, and whilst his Mother turned her back, he took the Money out of a Counter-Drawer, but said that he did not see him take it; and the Prisoner alledging his Innocency, the Jury acquitted him.


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