227. Thomas Green was indicted for making an aャault, in a certain field, and open place, near the King痴 highway, upon Sarah Jervis, on the 28th of March, putting her in fear, and taking from her perバn a cap, value 12d. a ナlk bonnet, value 12d. a cloth cloak, value 10s. a pair of フays, value 6s. a ドift, value 12d. a pair of woman痴 leather ドoes, value 12d. a child痴 linen frock, value 18d. a ナlk handkerchief, value 12d. and a cotton handkerchief, value 18d. the property of James Jarvis.
SARAH JARVIS ヘorn. - Q. How old are you? - A. Turned of ナxteen.
Q. Are you the daughter of James Jarvis? - A. Yes.
Q. Do you live in your father痴 family? - A. Yes, at Longford.
Q. Is that in the county of Middleテx? - A. Yes.
Q. Whoテ property were the things mentioned in the indictment? - A. All my father痴 property; they were taken from me laフ Thurヅay, between eleven and twelve o団lock in the forenoon; I had been at my ナフer痴, at Drayton, and was bringing theテ things home; I met the prisoner in a field, he came through a gap, and took hold of me; and then he took my bonnet, my cloak, and my cap off; he then went away to the gap, and then he came from the gap again, and ran after me; he did not aヌ me for my bundle, but I chucked him my bundle, and told him if he would not hurt me he ドould have the bundle; he picked up the bundle; then he ran after me, and threw me down; and then he went away with the bundle; I never ヂw him before that day.
Q. Were the things ever returned to you afterwards? - A. No.
JAMES JARVIS ヘorn. - I am the father of the laフ witneピ; the property that was loフ was mine.
Q. Your daughter lives with you? - A. Yes.
Q. What has been her behaviour - has it been that of a modeフ, decent, good girl? - A. Nobody can say otherwise of her.
WILLIAM EAST ヘorn. - I apprehended the priバner about half an hour after he had done the robbery, about half a mile beyond Drayton, on the Uxbridge road; he had a bundle with him. (The property was produced, and depoテd to by the girl).
Q. (To East.) Do you know anything of the priバner? - A. No, he said he was a Shropドire man.
The prisoner did not say anything in his defence.
Guilty DEATH. (Aged 19.)
Tried by the firフ Middleテx Jury, before Lord Kenyon.
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