Samuel Clay.
27th April 1720
Reference Numbert17200427-44
VerdictGuilty > theft under 40s

Related Material

ActionsCite this text | Print-friendly version | Report an error
Navigation< Previous text (trial account) | Next text (trial account) >

Samuel Clay , of St. Dunstan at Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Pint Pot out of the House of Henry Cock , on the 26th of April . The Prosecutor deposed that he came into his House and ask'd for a Gentleman; that he drew him a Pint of Drink in a Silver Mug, but missing of it as soon as he was gone, pursued and took him with the Mug under his Coat. The Prisoner owned he took it, but not with a Design to steal it, but to bring it back again. The Jury found him Guilty to the value of 39 s. Transportation .

View as XML