JOHN COOPER.
9th January 1776
Reference Numbert17760109-62
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceCorporal > whipping

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195. JOHN COOPER was indicted for stealing eight pounds of bacon, value two shillings , the property of Thomas Rogers , January 5th .

THOMAS ROGERS sworn.

I am a cheesemonger , and live on Snow-hill : the prisoner came into my shop and took a piece of bacon; I followed him into the street, and took him with the piece of bacon upon him.

PRISONER's DEFENCE.

I never was in the shop.

GUILTY of stealing to the value of ten-pence . W .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.


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