Old Bailey Proceedings:
Old Bailey Proceedings: Accounts of Criminal Trials

22nd February 1727

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Elizabeth Plat proceedingsdefend , of St. Giles's Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Walking Cane, Cloaths-Brush, a Rug and 2 Blankets, to the Value of 10 s. on the 18th of Jan. last, the Goods of Joseph Dalton proceedingsvictim .

The Prosecutor depos'd. That he found his Door broke open, and took the Prisoner in his House, some of his Goods being missing, and others bundled up and moved from their proper Place. She had nothing to say in her Defence, but that she had been that Afternoon a little too busy with Madam Geneva, and being intoxicated, tumbled in their by Accident; which Excuse not being sufficient to satisfy the Jury, she was brought in Guilty .

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