Alice Jones.
10th December 1707
Reference Numbert17071210-26
SentenceMiscellaneous > branding; Imprisonment > hard labour

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Alice Jones , of the Parish of St. Martins in the Fields , was Indicted for privately Stealing 40 Yards of Muslin, value 40 l. the Goods of Martha Bushel , on the 10th of September last. The Evidence depos'd, That the Prisoner was at the Prosecutor's Shop to buy Ribbon, that she sent the Prosecutor's Daughter to a Customer hard by, as she pretended, to treat for some Heads with her, and while the was gone, the Prisoner made use of that Opportunity to take the Goods; but being discovered and apprehended, the Goods were found upon her. The Jury found her Guilty of Felony.

[Branding. See summary.]

[Imprisonment. See summary.]

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