Nicholas Bennet, Theft > pocketpicking, 15th January 1700.

Reference Number: t17000115-53
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death > respited
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Nicholas Bennet , of the Parish of St. James Westminster , was Indicted for secretly taking a Silver hilted Sword, from John Orford , on the 18th of December last . The Prosecutor said, He lost his Sword from his Side, and sometime after the Prisoner was taken, who confest he took it, and sold it to a Goldsmith: He had little to say for himself, the Jury likewise found him Guilty .

[Death -respited. See summary.]

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