Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 04 October 2023), July 1719, trial of Thomas Nelson (t17190708-21).

Thomas Nelson, Theft > grand larceny, 8th July 1719.

Thomas Nelson , of St.Jame's Westminster ; was indicted for feloniously stealing a Stuff Gown,4 Suits of Headclothes, Aprons, Handkerchiefs,&c . the Goods of Ann Acton , on the 21st of May last. The Fact was fully prov'd and the Goods taken upon him at the Door about 12 a Clock at Night. He had nothing to say but that he was drunk, and went up to see for a Friend. The Jury found him Guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .