What is THEFT-BOTE?

The offense committed by a party who, having been robbed and knowing the felon, takes back his goods again, or receives other amends, upon an agreement uot to prosecute. See Forshner v. Whitcomb, 44 N. II. 16. Theft-bote est emenda furti capta, sine consideratione curia; domini regis. 3 Inst.. 134. Theft-bote is the paying money to lnive goods stolen returned, without having any respect for the court of the kiug.

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