Mark Bryan.
14th April 1708
Reference Numbert17080414-17
SentencesMiscellaneous > branding

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Mark Bryan , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silver Cup value 40 s. a silver Poringer 20 s. a pair of silver Scizars 20 s. the Goods of Joseph Boulton , on the 22d of November last. He was a 2d time Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Satten Petticoat value 3 l. 2 Holland Shirts 10 s. a Cloth Wastcoat 10 s. with other things , the Goods of James Mackarty on the 26th of March last. The Evidence to the 1st depos'd that the Prisoner lodging at the Prosecutors, came home with a Basket upon a Pole, and a Foul in his Hand, that he told the Prosecutor the Foul, with what he had in his Basket, which prov'd afterwards to be a parcel of Stones, was to treat a Friend of his next Day, that next Morning he went away with his Basket, and never return'd again, at the same time the Prosecutor lost his Goods, the Prisoner leaving behind him the Stones he brought in his Basket; that afterwards the Cup was found upon him, which prov'd to be the Prosecutors. The Evidence to the 2d, likewise being very clear, the Jury found him guilty of both the Indictments.

[Branding. See summary.]

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