ELEANOR M'DONALD.
12th December 1787
Reference Numbert17871212-19
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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23 ELEANOR M'DONALD was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 6th of November last, four linen sheets, value 10 s. the property of James Butterfield .

MARY PAGET sworn.

I am servant to Mr. James Butterfield , in Shire-lane; On the 6th of November he lost four sheets; the prisoner was my fellow-servant ; I had information, that the sheets were at a pawnbroker's; she was only four days in her service.

JOHN BOYD sworn.

I am servant to Mr. Gates, pawnbroker, the corner of Bedford-street; on the 6th of November the prisoner came to pawn these sheets, and she was drunk; I stopped her and the sheets. (The sheets deposed to by Mary Paget , to be the property of Mr.

James Butterfield .) These four sheets are my master's property; he bought them of Mr. Mitchel.

PRISONER's DEFENCE.

I do not know what to say.

GUILTY .

To be transported for seven years .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron PERRYN.


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