Humphrey Jones.
19th April 1721
Reference Numbert17210419-19
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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Humphrey Jones , of Trinity Parish , was indicted for feloniously stealing 3 yards of Wool Cloth , the Goods of Henry Bangoss on the 18th of this Instant April . Mary Cooper deposed, that she saw the Prisoner come out of Mr. Cooper's House much in Drink, and seeing a Corner of the Cloth hang down, acquainted Mr. Cooper with it. John Cooper deposed that upon Mrs. Young's telling him of it he went to the Prisner, who confest that he had disposed of it to Jacob Swane , where he found it accordingly. Samuel Wooldridge confirmed the former Evidence. The Prisoner in his Defence said that he was so fuddled he could not tell what he did. The Jury considering the matter, found him Guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .


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