John Milford.
9th December 1747
Reference Numbert17471209-51
VerdictNot Guilty

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62. John Milford , indicted for stealing, on the 6th of November , 2d. the money of William Garnam .

George Watts . On the 6th of November, the Prisoner came into Mr. Garnam's shop, between 6 and 7 o'clock; and he came up to the place where the halfpence were; I heard his hand among the money; we had a suspicion of the Prisoner; we lost money before, but I did not see the Prisoner take any.

Acquitted .

Court. We believe this to be the first instance, of a man committed for stealing 2 d. and now not proved; a most infamous thing, to commit a man to Newgate, for stealing of 2 d.

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