Joseph Noble, Thomas Parsons.
30th June 1714
Reference Numbert17140630-34
VerdictsGuilty > lesser offence; Not Guilty > fault
SentencesMiscellaneous > branding

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Joseph Noble and Thomas Parsons , of the Liberty of St. Catherines , were indicted for stealing a Weather Sheep, value 20 s. the Goods of John Warner , on the 19th of June . The Prosecutor swore, That his Sheep was stole out of the Marsh; and a Custom house Officer swore that he took it in a Boat with the two Prisoners, and that they own'd they had it out of the Marsh. The Matter appearing very plain, they were found Guilty of Felony .

They were a second time indicted for privately stealing 57 lb. of Rope from Anthony Job ; but there was a Fault in the Indictment, and they were acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

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