Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 December 2022), April 1714, trial of Joseph Gunter (t17140407-41).

Joseph Gunter, Theft > other, 7th April 1714.

Joseph Gunter , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was Indicted for stealing 2 pair of Leather Boot Legs, 2 pair of Upper Leather, a pair of Plush Breeches, the Goods of John Turner , and and a pair of Pincers and other Tools of John Moore . It appear'd the Prisoner was a Lodger with Turner, and went away; and being taken, confess'd he had the Goods, and where he had pawn'd them. He said upon his Trial, That Turner had given him the Boots to make up, and that he pawn'd 'em to buy Wax and Thread; and that he was to give 2 s. for the Breeches; and as to the Tools, 'twas customary for 'em to use one another's. The Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]