30th October 1816
Reference Numbert18161030-121
SentenceNo Punishment > sentence respited

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1219. ELIZABETH BUNTING was indicted for stealing, on the 14th of September , three gowns and a mantle, value 10s. the property of Martha Thwaites Arnett .

MARTHA THWAITES ARNETT . The prisoner lived servant with me. She absented herself from my house on the morning that she took the things, which was the 14th of September. One of the gowns was pledged, and the other was at the house of one of her friends. The mantle was on her when she was taken.

JANE STEPHENS . I knew Miss Arnett. I met the prisoner in the street, and seeing the mantle on her, I asked her to walk with me back to Miss Arnett's, and as we were going along, she said she had pledged one of the gowns. She said she had left another at a friends. I did not hold out any

promise or threat to induce her to go back. She said she would go.

GUILTY, aged 23.

Judgment Respited .

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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