RICHARD PARTRIDGE.
10th September 1783
Reference Numbert17830910-19
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath; No Punishment > pardon; Transportation

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614. RICHARD PARTRIDGE was indicted for returning from transportation, and being found at large, on the 1st of September last, without any lawful cause .

(The Record read as before.)

JOHN OWEN sworn.

I recollect the prisoner being here before, in April, 1783.

He was then convicted in this Court, under the Record that has just been read? - Yes.

Is he the same man? - Yes.

ROBERT CLARKE sworn.

I apprehended the prisoner at Tunbridge.

Did he make any resistance? - No.

He surrendered himself very peaceably and quietly? - Very peaceably.

THOMAS BRADBURY sworn.

I remember this man.

What was his behaviour? - His behaviour was well enough, as far as I saw.

He was not remarkably active, was he? - Not as I know.

Prisoner. I leave myself to the mercy of the Court.

GUILTY Death .

[Pardon on condition of Transportation. See summary.]


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