ROBERT YOUNG, Theft > grand larceny, 14th January 1789.

Reference Number: t17890114-2
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Transportation
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99. ROBERT YOUNG was indicted for stealing, on the 29th of December , one iron grate, value 17 s. the property of William Rowden .

WILLIAM ROWDEN sworn.

I caught the prisoner with a stove of my making on his right-shoulder; it was stolen out of my passage; I caught him just by Saltpetre Bank; it was very near six in the evening. He said he was hired to carry it for 6 d. I told him to take it back, and he replied he would see me b - gg - r'd first.

GEORGE SMITH sworn.

Confirmed the above, being journeyman to the prosecutor, and assisted in taking the prisoner.

PRISONER's DEFENCE.

I was hired to carry it.

GUILTY .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

N. B. Sentence on several prisoners, for larceny, was postponed until the adjournment-day, Friday, the 30th instant.

[Transportation. See summary.]


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