10th January 1787
Reference Numbert17870110-68

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227. JOHN SMITH was indicted for stealing, on the 20th of December last, fifty-six pounds weight of lead, value 5 s. belonging to Henry Hall and Henry Wallis , affixed to a certain building of theirs , against the statute.

The prisoner was found in the prosecutor's, which was not inhabited; he was up the first floor chimney, and the lead was cut off and rolled up.


Transported for seven years .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice WILSON.

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