Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 17 September 2021), February 1761, trial of Edward Foster (t17610225-19).

Edward Foster, Theft > grand larceny, 25th February 1761.

98. (L) Edward Foster , was indicted for stealing one Hebrew-Bible, value 3 s. and one Bible and Common-Prayer Book, in the Spanish language, value 2 s. the property of Sarah Galindo , February 24 . ++

Sarah Galindo . I am a Jew; Mr. Andrade brought a child to school. (I teach school .) He told me he had a suspicion of a person he had seen in my yard. I went down stairs, and missed the two books mentioned in the indictment, from out of a cupboard. We stopped the prisoner, and found them both upon him.

David Andrado confirmed the prosecutrix's account.

Guilty 10 d.

[Transportation. See summary.]