Middlesex Sessions:
Sessions Papers - Justices' Working Documents

July 1781

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To the Worshipfull Bench of Justices

The humble Petition of William
< no role > ; of William Kerley< no role >


That your Petitioners were on Saturday tryed or
on the Indictment of Mr Justice Girdler for having
counterfeited his Signature to a Warrant as also for
having conclude the Warrant in taking allman up a
thereon and were sentenced to Six Months Imprisonment

That your Petitioner Offence was attended with
on will Intention either to Mr Girdler or the other
Prosecutor though your Petitioners are sensible it may
be considered as a gross Misdemeanor to the respect
dew to his Worship and as such may deserve a
Punishment yet Your Petitioners having at pleasedly
offered to Make any Concession which Mr Girdler
required and which on their Tryal they were and
still are ready to do and though Mr Girdler suspects they
meant to Attend him by pleading Not Guilty on
their say at and they had no such Intention it being
entirely through Ignorance and the Advice of the
Attorney they employed in this Business

Jno Brown< no role > Grays Inn Lane
James Murray< no role > This name instance is in set 1419. This set is in the group(s): GarrowsClients .
Mary Frontbeeh< no role >
David Houston< no role >
Rich Huddleston< no role >
Hatton Street
Thos. Huddleston< no role >
Hallan Street Henry Bostock< no role >
Hallon Street
W Sharpe Holborn Bridge
Wm Griffin< no role > High Holborn
Saml Plett< no role > Edmonton
Heny. Watkins< no role > Holborn Bridge
[..] Heyricke Holborn Hill

Your Petitioners therefore most
humbly pray Your Worships to Gran
unto Your Petitioners that blemency
which they are sensible you are
always ready to shew to those who
You May think deserving same by
Miligating that sentence you were
pleased to pass in shortening so long
and Miserable a Confinement Your
Petitioner having Procured the several
Persons whose Names are hereto sutrend
to humbly recommend your Petitioners
to such favour

And Your Petitioners as
in duty bound shall ever pray

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