23rd May 1792
Reference Numbert17920523-19
SentenceImprisonment; Miscellaneous > fine

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238. ELIZABETH DOZELL was indicted for stealing, on the 3d of May , a cotton gown value 10 s. a muslin apron value 4 s. and two pair of stockings value 2 s. the property of John Lacon ; and a muslin handkerchief value 1 s. the property of Dorothy Mills .

ANN LACON sworn.

I am the wife of John Lacon ; we live in Davies-street, Berkley-square ; I have lost the artitcles named in the indictment; the prisoner was our servant about a month; she wished to leave me one night about 10 o'clock; Thursday the third of May, in the morning, I let her go: we found some of the things at her lodgings; I found a cotton gown, a muslin apron, two pair of stockings; I gave the things to the officer; they were open in the room, not concealed.


I live at Mr. Mills's; I lost a muslin handkerchief; it was laying in the room; I have seen it at the lodgings of the prisoner.


I am an officer of Bow-street; I produce a cloak and some ribbon, which I took from the prisoner.


I searched the prisoner's lodgings, and found these articles (produces a gown, &c.) prosecutrix deposes to the things.

Prisoner. Gentlemen, I am very young, and I hope you will shew mercy.


Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

[Imprisonment. See summary.] [Fine. See summary.]

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