JOHN LARKEN.
21st April 1773
Reference Numbert17730421-81
VerdictNot Guilty > fault

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463. (M.) JOHN LARKEN was indicted for forging a certain order for payment of money with the name of Cranbourn thereunto subscribed, purporting to be signed by the honourable James Cecil , commonly called Viscount Cranbourn , which said order is as follows:

I Lord Viscount Cranbourn,

to

Dinsdale, Archer and Byde, please to pay the bearer ten pounds, and place it to the account of

your's, Cranbourn.

with intent to defraud James Lawson .

Second Count for feloniously uttering and publishing the same note, well knowing it to be forged, April 10th . +

Owing to an error in the indictment, he was acquitted .


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