William Wells.
1st May 1717
Reference Numbert17170501-25
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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William Wells , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for breaking the house of Rebeccah Maling in the night-time, and stealing thence Linen to the value of 5 l. the 21st of December last. The Prosecutor deposed, her house was broken and the goods stollen, Abel Mills deposed, that himself with the Prisoner and one Robert Evans , got over a wall, sat in a chariot while the watch were gone their rounds, broke open the window, wrung the Cloaths out of water, and carried them away and sold them to Deborah Stens . The Prisoner deny'd the fact, nevertheless the Jury found him guilty of the indictment.

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