Yesterday began the assizes

Yesterday began the assizes for this borough and county, when Anne Perkins, for robbing Mr. Wightman of a woman’s shift and other goods to a considerable amount, was ordered to be transported for 7 years; Sarah Harwick indicted for the same offence was acquitted, (a great many people appearing to her character), as was John Nattrass and Margaret Noon. Brown for stealing a pair of silver spurs was ordered to be transported for 7 years; Esau Marvin for stealing two odd boots, to be imprisoned 6 months. Thomas Goodman, indicted for horse stealing was acquitted.
++The same day the Assizes began for the county of Leicester, when John Harriman for stealing rabbits, and Samuel Hulse for stealing a bushel of wheat, were found guilty, also Daniel Haddon for stealing 5 china cups and saucers.