Abraham Church.
5th April 1769
Reference Numbert17690405-8
VerdictsNot Guilty; Guilty

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223. (M.) Abraham Church was indicted for stealing a watch with a Pinchbeck and shagreen case, value 38 s. the property of John Bowing , March 17 . *

Acquitted .

(M.) He was a second time indicted for stealing an iron stove grate, with a brass fender to the same, value 8 s. the property of Elizabeth Barlow , widow , March 16 . *

Elizabeth Barlow . I lost a stove grate from my door, about the 16th of March, and found it at Mary Hamilton 's the next day. How it came there I do not know.

Mary Hamilton . I bought this grate of the prisoner at the bar on the 16th of March, between four and five in the afternoon. He told me his name was John Thomas .

Prisoner's Defence.

The person that I had it of is named John Thomas .

Guilty . T .

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