<!-- © 2003-2008 Old Bailey Proceedings Online -->
<TEI.2>
<text>
<body>
<div0 id="17431012" type="sessionsPaper" fragment="yes">
<div1 type="trialAccount" id="t17431012-30">
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174310120043"/>
<xptr type="preceedingDiv" divtype="trialAccount" id="t17431012-29"/>
<xptr type="followingDiv" divtype="trialAccount" id="t17431012-31"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30" type="collection" value="BAILEY"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30" type="year" value="1743"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/17431012"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30" type="date" value="17431012"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t17431012-30-off139-c311" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431012-30-defend372 t17431012-30-off139 t17431012-30-verdict141"/>
<p>492.
<persName id="t17431012-30-defend372" type="defendantName"> John Mercy
<interp inst="t17431012-30-defend372" type="surname" value="Mercy"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-defend372" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-defend372" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , of
<placeName id="t17431012-30-defloc138">St. George Hanover Square</placeName>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-defloc138" type="placeName" value="St. George Hanover Square"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-defloc138" type="type" value="defendantHome"/>
<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431012-30-defend372 t17431012-30-defloc138"/>, was indicted for
<rs id="t17431012-30-off139" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t17431012-30-off139" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-off139" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing 10 lb. Weight of Cart iron, value 9 d. </rs> the Goods of
<persName id="t17431012-30-victim374" type="victimName"> Thomas Stanley
<interp inst="t17431012-30-victim374" type="surname" value="Stanley"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-victim374" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-victim374" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431012-30-off139 t17431012-30-victim374"/> </persName> ,
<rs id="t17431012-30-cd140" type="crimeDate">Sept. 10</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431012-30-off139 t17431012-30-cd140"/>.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17431012-30-person375"> Thomas Stanley
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person375" type="surname" value="Stanley"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person375" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person375" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I can only say that I lost my Iron off my Cart.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17431012-30-person376"> - Neilson
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person376" type="surname" value="Neilson"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person376" type="given" value="-"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person376" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . About two o'Clock in the Morning I was going my Rounds by Hide-Park Corner, and saw a Man pass me with a Bag; I asked him what he had got there; he said he had got something, but would give no Account what he had got; I took hold of him, and examin'd what he had, and ask'd him who it belonged to; he said it belonged to a Cow-Feeder below the Hospital at Knightsbridge; acquainted Mr Stanley with it, and he said it belong'd to his Cart.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17431012-30-person377"> Giles Boderseild
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person377" type="surname" value="Boderseild"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person377" type="given" value="Giles"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-person377" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . There are two Iron Back-bands, a Chain, and two Pins, which, I am sure, belonged to my Master Stanley's Cart - This is the Iron which was taken off the Cart.
<rs id="t17431012-30-verdict141" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17431012-30-verdict141" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.</p>
<p>
<rs id="t17431012-30-punish142" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t17431012-30-punish142" type="punishmentCategory" value="corporal"/>
<interp inst="t17431012-30-punish142" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="whipping"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431012-30-defend372 t17431012-30-punish142"/>
<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>
</body>
</text>
</TEI.2>

View as Text