SAMUEL BROUGHTON.
22nd April 1789
Reference Numbert17890422-118
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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405. SAMUEL BROUGHTON was indicted for obtaining goods by false pretences, with intent to defraud Peter Wells , and Co.

The prisoner brought an order for goods as from William Hewitt , of Turnham-green, who was a customer of the prosecutor's; in consequence of which the goods were delivered to him, and were afterwards found at the house of Stephen Yoell , to whom he had sold them for three pounds thirteen shillings.

PRISONER's DEFENCE.

This is the first offence I ever committed.

GUILTY .

Transported for seven years .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. ROSE.


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