6th December 1815
Reference Numbert18151206-94

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93. JOHN EVERETT alias WILLIAM PALMER , was indicted for stealing, on the 8th of October , two gowns, value 10s. two shifts, value 2s. one towel, value 2d. one apron value 6d. two caps, value 6d. and one gown piece, value 10s. the property of Julia Leary .

JULIA LEARY . I lived in the Edgeware Road, and lost these things, on the 8th of October. The prisoner took me from my master's house, on pretence of marrying me, and took me to a church, and went in and spoke to a man, and then come out, and said we were married; I was not married to him, but he pretended to be taking me to be married. He told me he was a shoe-maker, but he was not. I staid out with him four days. He said he would take me down to his mother's at Epping; and when we got there, he said his mother had quitted there. He had my bundle to carry. When we got to Edmonton , on our return to Town, he told me to wait a moment at the corner of a street, until he returned, and then he never come near me.

JOHN HUMPHRIES . I am an officer. In consequence of a description of the prisoner, I apprehended him; when he was deceiving another girl in a similar manner; whose company he had kept for three months.

GUILTY , aged 46.

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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