Mary Hondrahorn

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
13 April 1839

A prisoner named MARY HAUDRAHORN,* who had been committed for trial at the Quarter Sessions, and upon whose warrant of commitment the words “supposed to be insane” were written, was placed at the bar of court, on Tuesday last, when a jury was impannelled [sic] to try the issue, whether she was insane or not. After hearing the evidence of MR KECK, the jury found that the prisoner was of sane mind, she was consequently put upon her trial for the larceny and found guilty; she was sentenced to six months imprisonment in the factory, the first week of every month to be kept in solitary confinement.



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