13th January 1802
Reference Numbert18020113-58
SentenceCorporal > public whipping

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137. JOHN REYNOLDS was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 10th of January , a pewter pint pot, value 10d. the property of David Neale .

DAVID NEALE sworn. - I keep a public-house called the Fleece, in Threadneedle-street ; I lost a pot on the 10th of January, but was not present.

WILLIAM METCALF sworn. - I am servant to Mr. Neale; I asked him first if he had it, and he immediately held up his coat; I took it out of his right-hand pocket; Mr. Neale's name is on it.(The pot produced.)

Neale. It is a new pot, with my name on it.

Prisoner's defence. I beg the gentleman's pardon, I never was guilty of such an offence in my life before. GUILTY , aged 68.

Publicly whipped , and discharged.

London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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