John Whalebone.
13th October 1725
Reference Numbert17251013-53

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John Whalebone , alias Wellbone , was indicted for feloniously returning from Transportation, before the Expiration of Seven Years . The Record was read, and the Witnesses thus deposed.

Mr. Jones: About two Years ago I apprehended him for robbing Mr. Moor: He was Try'd, Convicted, and Transported. I afterwards heard that he was committed to Bridewell. I went thither, and ask'd how he dared appear again? He said, he knew he should be hang'd, but he would do as much Mischief as he could first.

Jonathan Forward : This Prisoner was ship'd on board the Forward Galley, Oct. 5. 1723. I remember him well, for he was so unruly, that we were forced to put him in double Irons. Guilty . Death .

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