Mary Douglas attempted Robbery
This is a document reminding Mary Douglas that she is bound to attend the next Quarter Sessions in Newington on 16th June 1864, being adjourned from 16th May to prosecute Thomas White.
Since this was found I determined to find the case in the Quarter Session papers at Surrey History Centre.
Order papers QS3/5/19 gave the broad detail of the case
242 Thomas White
Assault with intent to steal from the person
Pleased guilty. Nine Calendar Months Hard Labor
The indictment QS/2/7/1864 gave fuller details
9 Calendar Months Hard Labour
Thomas White Pleaded guilty
On the twelth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty four
In and upon Mary Douglas in the peace of God and our Lady the Queen then did feloniously did make an assault with intent the money goods and chattels of the said Mary Douglas from the person and against the will of the said Mary Douglas
Feloniously and violently try to steal take and carry away, against the form of the statues in such case made and provided
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