Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 November 2021), May 1718, trial of Richard Capstock (t17180530-5).

Richard Capstock, Theft > theft from a specified place, 30th May 1718.

Richard Capstock , was indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Pair of Worsted Stockings, value 18 s. the Property of Edward Edge , and 13 Pair of Stockings, value 32 s. the Property of William Fosset , in the Warehouse of William Wall , the 17th of May last. The Prosecutor deposed, the Prisoner being employed to assist him in his Dye-house for two Days, stole the Stockings and sold them. The Goods were produc'd in Court, and the Fact plainly proved, the Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.( Death .)