Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 27 September 2022), January 1785, trial of WILLIAM MASON (t17850112-65).

WILLIAM MASON, Theft > grand larceny, 12th January 1785.

268 . WILLIAM MASON was indicted for stealing, on the 12th of January , one marble mortar, value 5 s. the property of Thomas Piper .

The prisoner was seen taking the mortar under his arm.

GUILTY .

Whipped .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.