Thomas Bishop.
1st May 1717
Reference Numbert17170501-15
VerdictNot Guilty

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Thomas Bishop of London, was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pocket, value 6 d. a Gold-Ring value 22 s. a Guinea, a quarter Moidore, and 8 shillings in Silver from the person of Mary Featherstone , the 7th of April last. The Prosecutor deposed, that as she was going along the street, her Pocket was pulled off, and following the thief she saw the Prisoner standing at the end of an alley , then upon enquiry no body had passed that way, but could not swear he was the person that robb'd her. For want of proof he was acquitted .


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