George Marshal.
16th October 1717
Reference Numbert17171016-2
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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George Marshal alias John Mason , of St. Martin's Ludgate , was indicted for privately stealing a Silver Thimble, value 1 s. and 25 s. in Money, from the Person of Elizabeth Man , the 20th of September last. Elizabeth Man deposed, that she going through the Postern at Ludgate , having her Brother by the Arm, the Prisoner cut her Pocket; that she feeling some body have hold of it, catch'd hold of the Prisoner, there being no other Person there; that her Money dropped down, and 15 s. was picked up, but 10 was gone. Her Brother deposed to the same Purpose. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said there were other Persons there besides himself; however this did not avail him The Evidence being positive, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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