JOHN ANDERSON.
13th December 1786
Reference Numbert17861213-20
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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21. JOHN ANDERSON was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 27th day of November last, one silk handkerchief, value 2 s. the property of Henry White .

HENRY WHITE sworn.

On the 29th of November, about midday, passing through Change-alley , a person called to me, and I said I had had my pocket picked; Thomas Edwards pointed to the prisoner, who was walking on; I called out stop thief; he ran, and was taken by the constable.

THOMAS EDWARDS sworn.

I saw the prisoner take the handkerchief out of the gentleman's pocket, and put it into his bosom.

(produced and deposed to.)

GUILTY .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

[Transportation. See summary.]


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