William Giles.
12th July 1720
Reference Numbert17200712-30
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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William Giles , of St. James's Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Shop-Book, value 2 s. 6 d. the Goods of John Ealand , on the 2d of June last. The Prosecutor deposed, that while he was shutting up his Shop, he saw the Prisoner come in and take the Book, that there was another stood at his Door and they ran away together; that he followed them and kept sight of the Prisoner till he took him; that about 3 Days after the Book was brought again, and dropt in his Shop. The Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d . Transportation .


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