Robert Oliver, Theft > theft from a specified place, 15th October 1729.

Reference Number: t17291015-77
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Robert Oliver, alias William Johnson , of St. Lawrence Jury were indicted for feloniously stealing 47 Guineas the Property of Joseph Hepworth , in the Dwelling-House of Sarah North , the 14th of June last. It appear'd by the Evidence that the Prosecutor and Prisoner were both Servant s of Mrs. North, and lay in the same Room; and that the Prisoner took an Opportunity while the Prosecutor was asleep, and opening his Box, took the Money, and went away with it. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Death .

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