Henry Murphy.
14th October 1724
Reference Numbert17241014-62
VerdictNot Guilty

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Henry Murphy , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing divers Wearing Apparel , the Property of Thomas Wilbey , the 16th of August last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prosecutor left his Cloaths with his Sister, and he found them on the Prisoner's Back. The Prisoner pleaded he had the Cloaths from his Wife, who was the Prosecutor's sister, whom he married on the 19th of August, three Days after. It not appearing that he stole them from the Prosecutor's sister, the Jury acquitted him.


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