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  1. Sylvanus Hauscomb, Deception > fraud, 9th December 1696.

    Sylvanus Hauscomb , was Indicted for a Misdemeanor, for Cheating David Pugh of a silver hilted Sword, by a false Token . It was fully proved against him. The Jury found him guilty of the Misdemeanor. [Military/Naval duty. See summary.]
  2. William Palmer, Deception > perjury, 15th January 1707.

    William Palmer , was Indicted for Perjury, in giving a false Information upon Oath before the Lord Chief Justice Holt against one David Davis , on the 29th of August last, wherein the said Palmer deposed upon Oath, that as he was coming from Newmarket to L...
  3. Henry Knight, Deception > fraud, 8th July 1724.

    Henry Knight , was indicted for a Misdemeanor, in defrauding by false Pretences, William Haddoc , of 148 Sword Belts, value 30 l. and upwards , pretending he was sent on the Account of his former Master, Richard Avon , with whom the Prosecutor had Dealings...
  4. Rochford Fitzgerald, Deception > forgery, 22nd May 1740.

    261. Rochford Fitzgerald , of St Martin's in the Fields , was indicted, for that he, on the First of February, 1738 feloniously made and forged, and caused to be made and forged, a certain false and counterfeit Order for the Payment of Money , in the Words...
  5. Henry Govers, Deception > fraud, 4th December 1754.

    26. (L.) Henry Govers , otherwise Debosier , was indicted for defrauding William Addis of three gold watches, value 91 l. by certain false tokens and pretences. + William Addis. I am a watch maker , and have had the misfortune to be acquainted with Henry G...
  6. John Hutchins, Deception > fraud, 14th July 1756.

    303. (L.) John Hutchins , otherwise Stone, otherwise Harris , Mariner , was indicted for publishing as true, a certain, false, forged, and counterfeit order for 25 l 10 s. to be paid to himself by the name of John Harris , purporting to be signed under the...
  7. Nicholas Campbell, Deception > forgery, 16th January 1761.

    66. (M.) Nicholas Campbell , was indicted for feloniously, falsely making, forging and counterfeiting, and causing and procuring, and willingly acting and assisting, in making a certain promissory note, for the payment of 1350 l. with the name Joseph Pears...
  8. John M'Donnell, Deception > forgery, 29th April 1767.

    244. (M.) John M'Donnell was indicted for forging a certain order for the payment of 50 l. with the name of T. Haydon subscribed thereunto, directed to Hinton Brown and Co. and for publishing the same, with intent to defraud James Keyo , Jan. 31 . * James ...
  9. JAMES BOLLAND, Deception > forgery, 19th February 1772.

    252. (M.) JAMES BOLLAND was indicted for feloniously forging and counterfeiting on the back of a promissory note for payment of money, drawn by one Thomas Bradshaw , and indorsed by one Samuel Pritchard , which said note is in the words and figures followi...
  10. JOHN WILLIAMS, Deception > forgery, 9th September 1772.

    627. (L.) JOHN WILLIAMS was indicted for feloniously forging and counterfeiting a bank note , in the words, letters and figures following, No. 453 I promise to pay to Mrs. Frans Jewson , or bearer, on demand, the sum of Ten pounds. London the 10 day of Feb...

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