Francis Martin, Theft > grand larceny, 27th April 1715.

Reference Number: t17150427-18
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: Death
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and Francis Martin , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , were indicted for stealing a Silk Gown flower'd with Silver, value 20 l. and other Goods of John Hillersden , Esq ; and a Callicoe Gown and Petticoat, value 20 s. the Goods of Mary Philips , on the 19th Instant. It appear'd that the Goods were in a Box in a Waggon at the Swan-Inn at Holborn-Bridge , and a Man going to put a Dog under the Waggon, saw Martin run with a Bundle under his Arm, which upon Pursuit he dropt, and the Goods in the Indictment were found. He had nothing material to offer his Defence, and was found guilty of Felony; but the Evidence not much affecting C - , he was acquitted .

[Death. See summary.]

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