6th May 1818
Reference Numbert18180506-67

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805. JANE LEMON was indicted for stealing, on the 23d of April , one pair of shoes, value 6s. , the goods of James Bright .

JAMES BRIGHT . I am a shoemaker , and live in Church-street, Bethnal-green . On the 23d of April, between ten and eleven o'clock in the morning, the prisoner came for a pair of shoes for her child. I shewed her a pair of shoes, she said she wanted better. While I turned round to get them I saw something under her apron, and missed the shoes. I found them in her apron - She pleaded distress.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

Prisoner's Defence. I only took them to look at.

GUILTY . Aged 49.

Confined Three Months .

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.

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