23rd May 1787
Reference Numbert17870523-80
VerdictNot Guilty

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529. WILLIAM MILLINGTON and THOMAS MILLER were indicted for stealing, on the 9th of May , a silk waistcoat, value 9 s. a nankeen waistcoat, value 1 s. two shirts, value 2 s. a pair of breeches, value 2 s. a pair of stockings, value 1 s. a linen handkerchief, value 9 d. the property of John Knowles .

There being no evidence but the confession of the prisoner Millington, obtained under promises of favour, the prisoners were BOTH ACQUITTED .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

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