Elizabeth Clover, Elizabeth Smith.
30th June 1714
Reference Numbert17140630-7
VerdictGuilty > theft under 5s; Not Guilty
SentenceMiscellaneous > branding

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Elizabeth Clover and Elizabeth Smith , of the Parish of St. Pancras Soper-Lane , were indicted for privately stealing sixty Yards of printed Callico out of the Shop of Thomas Sewel and Thomas Smith , on the 24th of June . The Evidence was very positive, That the Prisoners came under a Pretence to buy, and that Smith was seen to take the Goods, and put them under her Pettycoat; and that being immediately charg'd, she dropt them; whereupon she was found Guilty to the value of 4s. 10 d. But the Proof not being sufficient to convict Clover, she was acquitted .

[Branding. See summary.]

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