THOMAS BARKER.
7th July 1784
Reference Numbert17840707-23
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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683. THOMAS BARKER was indicted for stealing, on the 12th of June last, a linen handkerchief, value 6 d. the property of Daniel Thurston .

DANIEL THURSTON sworn.

I lost my handkerchief the 12th of June from my pocket, a young man informed me I had lost it, and he pointed to the prisoner, who went up Ave Mary Lane, and the prisoner was stopped; and he immediately pulled the handkerchief from under his coat, and said this is what you want.

(The handkerchief produced by Richard Tilwick .)

- CLEVELEY sworn.

Deposed that he saw the prisoner take the prosecutor's handkerchief, and he was immediately pursued and taken.

Prisoner. I have no witnesses nor friends.

GUILTY .

Transported for seven years .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice ASHURST.


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