Samuel Bowles.
16th January 1752
Reference Numbert17520116-42
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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129. (L.) Samuel Bowles , was indicted for stealing one handkerchief, value 10 d. the property of Matthew Fuller , Dec. 20 . ++

As the prosecutor was walking along in Cornhill , he felt the prisoner's hand in his pocket, the prisoner ran on with it in his hand, holding it by one corner, the prosecutor called, Stop thief; a gentleman stopped him ; the prisoner had dropped the handkerchief, which was taken up and delivered to the prosecutor.

Guilty .

[Transportation. See summary.]


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