Elizabeth Shearman.
27th February 1765
Reference Numbert17650227-20
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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176. (M.) Elizabeth Shearman , spinster , was indicted for stealing six pewter plates, value 3 s. the property of William Deane , January 18 . +

The prosecutor keeps a public house in King-street, Seven-dials : the prisoner went into his house, on the 18th of January, and called for a pint of beer; she took an opportunity to take the plates mentioned; they were missed, she was pursued, and they were taken from under her arm, in the street, (produced and deposed to.)

Guilty, 10 d. T .


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