William Cutler.
30th May 1718
Reference Numbert17180530-6
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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William Cutler , of the Parish of Hillenden , was indicted for feloniously stealing Linnen Headclothes, value 4 s. 6 d. the Property of Ann Reynolds , the 30th of April last. The Prosecutor deposed, that she having washed the Linnen hung it to dry on a Hedge, and missing it was inform'd that the Prisoner had been seen lurking near the Place, and upon taxing the Prisoner with them he gave them to her from a Hedge where he had bid them. The Prisoner pleaded he found them in the Road, but this did not avail; the Jury found him Guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation for 7 Years .


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