Daniel Withey.
10th September 1718
Reference Numbert17180910-14
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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Daniel Withey of St. Mary Lothbury , was indicted for stealing a Cane value 10 s. in the Warehouse of Samuel Perkins , the 19th of August . The Prosecutor and his Servants deposed that the Prisoner and one Richard Mills , came to buy Kerseys &c. at his Warehouse, and bargin'd for as many as came to 20 l. which being sent in. on condition of Paying ready Money, one of them shuffled with the Porter, pretending his Partner was out of the way and he had the key of the Cash so that he could not pay him. but bid him come the next morning, which he did but they were mov'd off the premises and the Goods gone. The Evidence added that one of them stole the Cane which was afterwards found where the Prisoner had pawn'd it. The fact being plainly prov'd the Jury found him guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .


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