26th April 1786
Reference Numbert17860426-120
VerdictGuilty > theft under 5s

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441. JOHN GLOVER was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 6th day of March last, six canvass bags, value 9 s. three tin boxes, value 3 s. a quarter of a pound of nutmegs, value 1 s. and other things , the property of James Keene .

The prisoner had been porter to the prosecutor for two years, and much intrusted by him; and he had recommended him to live rent-free to a friend of his, with his wife and children; and he found in his apartments the things mentioned in the indictment, and other things, some of which were deposed to.

GUILTY, Of stealing the bags, to the value of 4 s.

Transported for seven years .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Baron EYRE .

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