Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 December 2023), January 1799, trial of ANN GRACEY (t17990109-39).

ANN GRACEY, Theft > grand larceny, 9th January 1799.

118. ANN GRACEY was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 16th of October , a silver teaspoon, value 2s. the property of William Derbyshire .

The pawnbroker not being able to swear to the prisoner, and the property being missed, not by the prosecutor, but by his wife, who was not present, the prisoner was ACQUITTED .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice LAWRENCE.