John Ball , of St. John Hackney,
was indicted for feloniously stealing a Hamper, and 13 Geese, value 26 s. the Goods of John Hopewell , the 18th of May last.
The Prosecutor depos'd, He lost the Hamper and Geese, And Mr. Taylor depos'd, There was a Hamper and Geese brought into a
Yard on Salt Petre Bank, and he bought Six of them of the Prisoner, who told him he had them from the Lee Hoy , in
St. Katherines. The Prisoner owned that he and Charles Osbourn stole the Geese. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found
him guilty of the Indictment. Transportation.