16th April 1817
Reference Numbert18170416-197

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735. HARRIET ASQUITH was indicted for stealing, on the 19th of February , one tea-spoon, value 3s.; one sheet, value 5s.; one shift, value 1s.; one handkerchief, value 3s.; and one tea-caddy, value 3s. , the goods of Richard Price .

ANN PRICE . I am a laundress, and live in East-street, Manchester-square . On the 17th of February, I let the prisoner half a bed. On the 19th of February, I went out, leaving her, my daughter, and a neighbour's child, in the house. When I returned, I missed the prisoner and the things.

HARRIET PRICE . Between one and two o'clock the prisoner desired me to go out. I told her my mother told me not. She said she would beat me if I did not. I went out, but returned in five minutes, and found the prisoner and the things gone-the door was locked outside.

GUILTY . Aged 27.

Confined Six Months .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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