Sunday, 13 March 2016

13th March 1816: Henry Enfield reports John Dann's involvement in another robbery

Mar. 13. 1816


Another Case of Highway Robbery have risen up against Dann – & most extraordinarily: the Seal found upon him attached to the Miller’s watch, turns out to belong to a Farmer who was robbed (& robbed as we know by this gang) of his watch &c, £40 in money, & other property [from] him before the Miller’s Robbery – I think this Second case will be a stronger one than [the] other—

I omitted in my last letter to say that Dann’s present name, & the name by which he has been Committed & is upon the Calendar is John Simpson

I have the honor to be Sir
Your must obed Serv
H. Enfield

J. Beckett Esqr.


I beg to express, from myself & [illegible] with whom I am [illegible] an Acknowledgements for your very kind letter just received—


[To] J. Beckett Esqr.

This letter can be found at HO 42/149.

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