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9th December 1714
Reference Numbert17141209-18
VerdictGuilty
SentenceMiscellaneous > fine

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was indicted for conspiring with William Arnold , to defraud Abraham Campbel of 3 lib. 2 oz. of Human Hair, Value 8 l. on the 11th of June, in the 12th Year of the late Queen . The Prosecutor swore, That William Arnold , being a Barber, came to buy the Goods of him upon Credit; but being his Debtor in about 26 l. before, he refus'd to trust him ; whereupon Arnold told him, he would bring his Uncle John Arnold , who would give his Word for the Payment. The Prosecutor having heard a Character of John Arnold, consented to take his Word; whereupon he brought the Prisoner, who personated the said John Arnold, and promis'd Payment, upon which he trusted him with the Goods above-mentioned. The Matter was fully prov'd, and he found Guilty of Misdemeanor.

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