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Document: Trial of Elizabeth Steel

This is the record of the trial of Elizabeth Steel in 1787. She stole a silver watch and was sentenced to seven years transportation. There are a few different records relating to Elizabeth Steel if you would like to explore them at the Digital Panopticon: https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life?id=obpt17871024-15-defend183

This is the official record of the trial of Elizabeth Steel at the Old Bailey in London.
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