John Strech, Eleanor Strech.
28th July 1744
Reference Numbert17440728-26
VerdictNot Guilty

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329, 330. John Strech , Eleanor Strech , of St. Mary Whitechapel , were indicted for stealing two sheets, value 3 s. the goods of Elizabeth Fosset , June 10 .

Elizabeth Fosset . I lost a pair of sheets , but I can't say they took them. I met them in the street one day, and charged them with taking them and took them up; my passion overcame my reason, or I should not have done it. Acquitted .


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