James Traverse.
17th May 1716
Reference Numbert17160517-46
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceCorporal > whipping

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James Traverse , of the Parish of St. Ann Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing an Ewe Sheep, value 7 s. the Goods of a Person unknown , on the 18th of April last. A Watchman swore he saw the Prisoner with the Sheep on his Back at One a Clock in the Morning and stopp'd him; who afterwards confess'd he stole it before a Justice, and discover'd who were his Confederates. The Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]


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