Manchester Sessions

Manchester Sessions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of Manch' aforesd, whearupon this informer was contented to deliver the same unto Wiflm Bailie by the apoint-m' of the said churchwarden and sydemen. Richard Halliwell of Manchester aforesaid Inkeeper informeth upon his corporall oath that divers tymes w"'in this three monethes last past hee had goods taken out of his house in the night season as namelie at one tyme one table cloath and a ruffe band, att another tyme twoe ruff bands at another tyme a horsemans coate and a paire of stockings at another tyme.a bason and certaine pewter dishes and on Tuesdaie night last one Caddowe1' and that hee had suspiEon of Francis Birch of Manchester & caused him to bee ap'hended at Pendleton in the countie of LanE. So in MS. He is called William in the previous information. 1 A quilt or coverlet. Richard Sundiforth of Manchester aforesaid Tailier informeth upon his corporall oath that on Tuesdaie night last this informers shopp in Manch' aforesd was broaken and thence was taken a cloake cloath three yeards in measure fower y"1" and a halfe of Deavonshire kersey mingled coler a Jerken and breeches readie shapen but not sowed together a red gladden wastcoate for a woman and a paire of greene knitt stockings and halfe a yew' of greene searge and saith that the said burglarie was co1Y1itted throughe the shopp of Hughe Worthington cobler by shootinge the locke of the doore w1' shopp doth adjoyne to this exam" shoppe and saith that the partiEon vale betwixt the said twoe shopps was broken downe 85 the goods taken out that waie as hee verilie thinketh & further informeth not ReE. p'dict RiEus Sundiforth tenet' in xx" prosequi v'sus p'dict Franciscfi Birch apud prox. assisas tenend. Francis Birch of...
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236738055
  • 9781236738059