Rebecca Jones.
8th April 1719
Reference Numbert17190408-3
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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Rebecca Jones of St. Andrews Holbourn was indicted for feloniously stealing 22 Yards of Sarsenet value 29 s.

the Goods of David Dyehouse , the 26th of March last, The Prosecutor deposed he deals in Mercery Wares . and instructed the Prisoner to sell Goods for him; that he sent her out to sell a piece of Sattin, but she'took the Sarsnet without his Knowledge; that he going to one of his Customers, she told him she could not deal with him for she could buy Goods cheaper, and shewed him those mention'd in the Indictment, which she bought of the Prisoner: Her Confession before the Justice was read in Court. The Prisoner in her Defence said she did not know what she said before the Justice, and that she was his Apprentice, and had 3 Years to serve . The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .


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