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William Masters


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Sir John Fielding : 

Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: William Masters: "some time on the 26th of December, we received a handbill from Sir John Fielding, describing this watch to have been stolen by a single highwayman on the 24th, with a reward of ten guineas over and above the reward allowed by act of parliament; between four and five that afternoon my apprentice came to me in the parlour, and brought me this watch and the handbill..."

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: William Masters      Print: Handbill


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