Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 November 2021), September 1718, trial of Ar Lane (t17180910-17).

Ar Lane, Theft > theft from a specified place, 10th September 1718.

Ar Lane of Dukes Place , was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 yards and half of Velvet, value 32 s. in the dwelling House of Moses Israel , the 5th of August last; the Evidence deposed the Prisoner being employ'd to work there as a Plastever took the opportunity to take the Velvet, and put it into his Pocket; the Prisoner deny'd the Fact, and several Persons giving him a good Character he was acquitted .