16th September 1801
Reference Numbert18010916-125
VerdictNot Guilty

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751. WILLIAM ADAMS was indicted for that he, on the 10th of August , being employed in the capacity of a servant to one Sarah Ball , did receive of and from Walter Smith , five shillings and seven-pence, then due and owing from the said Walter to the said Sarah, and afterwards feloniously did secrete and embezzle the same .

Second Count. For feloniously stealing five shillings and seven-pence, the property of the said Sarah.

It appearing in evidence that the prisoner was employed by the foreman of the prosecutrix, who deposed that she would not have hired him, the prisoner was ACQUITTED .

London Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.

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