25th October 1797
Reference Numbert17971025-12
VerdictNot Guilty

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593. SARAH TURNER was indicted, for feloniously stealing, on the 12th of October , three linen shifts, value 3s. the property of Francis Hack .

DIANA HACK sworn. - I am the wife of Francis Hack; the property was hanging in the yard between five and six o'clock; I saw the prisoner come into the yard, and take them off the line; upon her seeing my husband come to the door, she threw them down, and he apprehended her.

WILLIAM KNIGHT sworn. - I am a headborough; I was sent for to take charge of the prisoner. (Produces the property.)

The prisoner did not say any thing in her defence.


Tried by the second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice HEATH.

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