Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 November 2021), September 1788, trial of JOHN MYERS (t17880910-131).

JOHN MYERS, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 10th September 1788.

593. JOHN MYERS was indicted for feloniously assaulting Jane Middleton on the king's highway, on the 8th day of September last, and putting her in fear; and taking from her a cotton shawl, value 3 s. her property.

NOT GUILTY .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.