The Trial of Jane Leigh Perrot, Wife of James Leigh Perrot, Esq., Charged with Stealing a Card of Lace in the Shop of Elizabeth Gregory, Haberdasher and Milliner at Bath: Before Sir Soulden Lawrence, Knight, One of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, at Taunton Assizes, on Saturday the 29th Day of March 1800 (Google eBook)

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Thomas Norris, 1800 - Shoplifting - 43 pages
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Page 2 - ... againft the peace of our faid lord the king, his crown, and dignity, and allb againft the form of the ftatute in fuch cafe made and provided.
Page 1 - Luke's day), in the fifteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord, George the Third, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith...
Page 18 - Church-yard — they were then together but foonfeparated, and Witnefs ran after prifoner, on obferving which, me ran back to her hufband — Witnefs came up to them and asked Mr. Leigh Perrot his name — he anfwered that he lived at No. i, Paragon Buildings, and that his name was on the door— Witnefs went there directly and faw the name — he then •went to Gye's, and afterwards went with Mifs Gregory to the Town-Hall — it was about half an hour after he quitted Mrs. Leigh Perrot that he...
Page vi - Sir SOULDEN LAWRENCE, Knight, ONE OF THE JUSTICES OF HIS MAJESTY'S COURT OF. KING'S BENCH. AT TAUNTON ASSIZES, On Saturday the 29th Day of March, 1800.
Page vi - ... P£RONNE ( P.). Eloge d'Olivier Patru, prononce le 30 Novembre 1851, a la Seance d'Ouverture des Conferences de 1'Ordre des Avocats. Paris, 1851. Law Pamph. vol. 4. PERREAU. Elemens de Legislation Naturelle, etc. Paris, an ix. 1 vol. PERREAU ( R.). See Rudd. PERROT ( Jane L.), Wife of JL Perrot. Trial : Charged with stealing a card of lace in the shop of Elizabeth Gregory. Tried May 29, 1800. Taunton. Trials, vol. 12. PERRY ( AF) and JR SWAN. Ohio Citizen : Summary of the Constitution and Statutes...
Page 31 - ... emotion. The prisoner continued : — You have heard their evidence against me. I shall make no comment upon it — I shall leave that task where I am certain it will be executed with justice and mercy. I know my own oath in this case is inadmissible, but I call upon that God whom we all adore to attest that I am innocent of this charge, and may He reward or punish me as I speak true or false in denying it.
Page 31 - ... of years; you will hear what has been, and what is now their opinion of me. Can you fuppofe that difpofition fo totally altered, as to lofe all recollection of the fituation I held in fociety- — to hazard for this meannefs my character and reputation, or to endanger the health and peace of mind, of a hufband whom I would die for. You have heard their evidence againft me, I...
Page 30 - Court, but after fpeaking a few fentences me became fo much agitated that her voice failed her, and Mr. Jekyll, one of her Counfel, was requefted to repeat to the Court what fhe wifhed to addrefs to them. She then dictated as follows: My Lord and Gentlemen of the Jury, I am informed by my Counfel, that they cannot be permitted to offer any obfervations to you on my cafe. The circumftances of it do not render it neceffary to detain you long, I mail therefore take this opportunity of troubling you...
Page 30 - I mail therefore take this opportunity of troubling you with a few words. Placed in a fituation the moft eligible that any woman could defire, with fupplies fo ample that I was left rich after every wifh was gratified — bleffed in the affections of the moft generous man as a hufband, what could induce me to commit fuch a crime? Depraved indeed muft that mind be that under fuch circumftances could be fo culpable. You will hear from my noble and truly...
Page 1 - Third, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and fo forth, with force and arms, at...

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