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Document: Trial of James Smith

This is the official record of the trial of James Smith at the Old Bailey in London. He is described as “a deaf and dumb boy”. He was convicted of stealing a pocket handkerchief and sentenced to 14 years transportation.

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 20 June 2023), April 1827, trial of JAMES SMITH (t18270405-128).
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