Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 26 March 2023), October 1787, trial of WILLIAM SMITH (t17871024-46).

WILLIAM SMITH, Theft > grand larceny, 24th October 1787.

857. WILLIAM SMITH was indicted for stealing on the 25th day of October , a pair of leather breeches, value 20 s. and two pair of sheets, value 6 s. the property of David Linch .

The parties not appearing, the prisoner was ACQUITTED .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.