Thomas Jerry.
5th December 1711
Reference Numbert17111205-16
VerdictNot Guilty

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Thomas Jerry , of St. Gregory , was indicted for privately stealing one Silver Cup value 40 s. one Spoon 12 s. the Goods of Anne Crimshaw , on the 6th of October last. It appear'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor with two Women more, to know how much Holland would make him a Shirt , she told him Three Ells; and while they were there, the Prosecutor's Mother came in. She said, the Prisoner, while her back was, turned took an Opportunity to convey the Cup away. Another Evidence said, that he heard him say he drank out of the Cup, but not that he took it, but that one of the Women took it, and gave it to him, and he went and sold it in Foster-Lane; the Prisoner called several to his Reputation, that said he was a very Honest Man, the Jury acquitted him.

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