Edward Weedon.
14th May 1741
Reference Numbert17410514-8
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s

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8. Edward Weedon , was indicted for stealing 8 pounds of Sugar, value 2 s. the Goods of Rowland Fry and Samuel Fry , May 11 .

Thomas Miles . I am a Porter at Bear-key, and was going up Stairs into the common Warehouse, and met the Prisoner coming down: I asked him what he did there; and he said, he had only been to take a little Sugar. I got hold of him, and found a Bag full under his Coat, and his pockets full besides .

Prisoner. I was going by, and heard them cry, Who will work? and when I came there, they wanted no body; and I pick'd up this Sugar off the Boards, lying loose. Guilty 10 d.

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