1st July 1812
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593. MARY BANKS was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 20th of May , a shawl, value 2 s. an apron, value 1 s. and a gown, value 6 s. the property of Diana Weller .

DIANA WELLER . I am a servant to Dr. Courtney, No. 8, Park-place, New-road . The prisoner chared there. The prisoner told me she had pawned my gown for six shillings. She said, she did not care.

MARGARET FERRENDER . The prisoner owned to me that she had taken the apron, and upon that I forbid her coming to my place. I took her up to Dr. Courtney's.

HENRY CROCKER. I took the prisoner in custody. I produce a gown, apron, and shawl. The pawnbroker gave them up at the office.

Prosecutrix. They are all mine.

Prisoner's Defence. Distress drove me to do it.

GUILTY , aged 39.

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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