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An 1829 account of "an amiable, educated and virtuous girl" arrested for allegedly shoplifting a pair of kid gloves and jailed for 33 days before being brought before a judge for prosecution.
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Caldwell, J. R., "The Trial of a Lady on the Suspicion of Theft, who was Confined Thirty-three Days in the Suffolk Jail" (1829). Maine Bicentennial. 76.