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<p>NINTH SESSION, HELD JULY 6, 1835.</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand,</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-1" type="given" value="HENRY"/>BY HENRY BUCKLER</persName>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-2" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HEBERT</persName>, CHEAPSIDE.</p>
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<p>On the King's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Before the Right Honourable
<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY WINCHESTER</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the city of London; Sir Stephen Gaselee, Knt., one of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir Joseph Littledale, Knt., one of the Justices of His Majesty' Court of King's Bench; Sir William Bolland, Knt., one of the Barons of His Majesty's Court of Ex
<lb/>chequer; Sir John Bernard Bosanquet, Knt., one of the Justice of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; and Sir James Parke, Knt., one of the Barons of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer;
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-3" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Birch</persName>; Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-4" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Thorpe</persName>, Esq.; Mathias Prime Lucas Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-5" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Farebrother</persName>, Esq,;
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-6" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Taylor</persName> copeland, Esq.; Sir Chapman Mar
<lb/>shall, Knt.;
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-7" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Wood</persName>, Esq,; and John Lainson, Esq., Aldermen of the said City of London; John Mirehouse, Esq., Common Sergeant of the said City; and William St. Julien Arbin, Sergeant at Law; His Ma
<lb/>jesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-71" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Jacob</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-72" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Field</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-73" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Bridge</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-74" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Gibson</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-75" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Bland</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-76" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Glazier</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-77" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Boyce</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-78" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Dodd</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-79" type="surname" value="WALLIS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-79" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Wallis</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WINCHESTER, MAYOR</hi>.—
<hi rend="smallCaps">NINTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that the prisoner has been previously in custody—An obelisk</hi> (†),
<hi rend="italic">that the prisoner is known to be the associate of bad characters.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX LARCENIES</hi>, &c.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July 6,</hi> 1835.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury, before Mr. Sergeant Arbin.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ANN SMITH</hi> </persName> was indicted for
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1608-offence-1 t18350706-geo-1"/>St. Luke's</placeName>, 2 pair of scissors, value 1
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 night cap, value 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 pair of shoes, value 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 book, value 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 rule, value 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bank note, 1 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and 5 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bank notes, the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1608-offence-1 t18350706-name-81"/>William, by Divine Providence, Archbishop of Canterbury, pri
<lb/>mate of all England, and Metropolitan</persName>; and </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE SMITH</hi> </persName>
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<lb/>ously receiving the same, well knowing them to have been stolen.—2nd
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, stating them to be the goods and property of the Right Honourable Sir
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-83" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1608-offence-2 t18350706-name-83"/>Herbert Jenner</persName>, Knight, Doctor of Laws Official Principal of the Prero
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, of the
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1608-offence-2 t18350706-name-84"/>Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul's, London</persName>.—4th
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, of
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-85" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-85" type="surname" value="PHILLIMORE"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1608-offence-2 t18350706-name-85"/>Joseph Phil
<lb/>limore</persName>, Doctor of Laws, Commissary General of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's London.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSERS. ADOLPHUS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CRESWELL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-86" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-86" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-86" type="surname" value="JENNINGS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-86" type="given" value="RICHARD WILLIAM"/>RICHARD WILLIAM JENNINGS</persName> </hi>. I am a proctor, residing in Doctors' Commons, It is exceedingly difficult to limit the extent of the Arch
<lb/>discese of Canterbury—Baltic-street. St. Luke's is in the peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, in all cases of practlee—I have no means of judging but by the rules of the Court, in taking out administration—I was employed with my father to take out letters of administration to Henry Roberts, deceased, with the will annexed—I produce the letters of administration, with the will annexed, which were extracted by us—they are issued from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, as the peculiar is exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocesan, from the circum
<lb/>stance of the deceased being possessed of property both within and without the peculiar—he left bona notabilia, within the province of the Archbishop of Canterbury—the letters of administration are dated 16th of May, 1835.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who fills the office of ordinary of the diocese of Canterbury?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The officer appointed immediately un
<lb/>der the Archbishop is Sir Herbert Jenner, who, I apprehend, would fill the office of ordinary; but with regard to the province of Canterbury, I do not know how the term ordinary applies exactly; I apprehend the Arch
<lb/>bishop is the ordinary—Baltic-street is an exempted jurisdiction, and not within the jurisdiction of an ordinary; for it has been held by the Judges that the peculiar is exclusive in those districts—I am not aware that there is an officer called an ordinary within the jurisdiction of the Arch
<lb/>bishop—I am not prepared to say whether there is or not—the Bishop ap
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<p>the ordinary in the jurisdiction of dioceses in England; but I am not prepared to state whether there are not exceptions to that—the deanery is an exclusive jurisdiction, and I am not aware whether the officer bears the name of ordinary; the ordinary is an official character, which so seldom occurs to us, that I am not prepared to sat who is the ordinary—Doctor Lushington is commissary—I do not believe there is an officer bearing the appellation of ordinary in this case; but there may be.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where a person dies possessing '
<hi rend="italic">notabilia,</hi>' both within and without, has not the Archbishop the power of decreeing letters of administration?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Most unquestionably, if they were altogether in the peculiar, the Dean and Chapter have the power of granting administraion—Doctor Phillimore is the Judge of the Court, and has the power in that case; Sir Herbert Jenner whould have the power where there is bona notabilia,
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is not the person who exercise anthority, jurisdiction, and judi
<lb/>cial powers, in all those cases, the ordinary, in the point law?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> From the knowledge I have of the term ordinary, I should consider him so.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The persons called ordinaries, within the province of Canterbury, would have jurisdiction over the personal property of persons leaving goods in an out of the peculiar?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In each diocese, I appre
<lb/>hend, there is an ordinary, who would have jurisdiction of the property generally, of parties dying within that diocese, and having property only within that diocese; but the jurisdiction of the Archbishop is founded in the property being in two jurisdictions, and his authority being over all the pro
<lb/>vince, but he exercises his right only when there is property in different jurisdictions.</p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-87" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-87" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-87" type="surname" value="WATTS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-87" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY WATTS</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Mr. Dyke, proctor of Doctors' Commons, and deputy register to the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's Baltic-street is within the peculiar—the Commissary General, appointed by the Dean and Chapter, is Dr. Joseph Phillip—I have his appointment here.</p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-88" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-88" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES SIMPSON</persName> </hi>. I am clerk in the Bank of England. I produce a book, containing an account of notes paid as dividends—on the 15th of November 1833; there is an entry of notes paid to the name of Roberts—there is one for £100, dated 28 October, 1833 No. 7495; a £50, No. 13622, dated 12 October, 1833; a £20, No. 2179, dated 11 October, 1833; a £10, No. 3091, dated 26 September 1833. These entries are in my handwriting.</p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-89" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-89" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-89" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PAWLEY</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the Bank. I produce of £100 bank note No. 7495, dated 28 October, 1833; on the top of it is the name of "Susan Mully, 6, Baltic-street, Old-street St. Luke's;" a £10 note, No. 3091, date 4d 26 September, 1833, that has the name of Mully on the back and a £20 note, No. 2179, dated 11 October, 1833, with "Susan Gillman" written on it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-90" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-90" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-90" type="given" value="CHARLES JAMES"/>CHARLES JAMES BEETSON</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the Bank of England. I took in this £100 note on the 2nd of April—I paid soverigns for it—It has on it "Susan Mully, 6 Batlic-street, I have added to it," Old-street St. Luke's in my own handwriting—I charged this £10 note at the same time, and wrote on it" Mully "—I paid it to the same person, at the same time, in sovereigns—I paid this £20 note on the 3rd of April—I wrote on the £100 note, "Old-street" by information from the party.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-91" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-91" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN MULLY</persName> </hi>. I have come here in custody to give evidence—I was committed by Mr. Broughton, the Magistrate—I lodged in the prisoner's house, No. 16, Baltic-street, Old-street—an old gentleman named Roberts,</p>
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<p>lived there—I have lived there years next February—he lived there a long time before me—he appeared to be very old, and was in bad health for the last three of four months—he occupied the first-floor back room—he had no servant or attendant—the people in the house did for him what little he allowed to be done—I have heard Mrs. Smith say he was either rich or poor—the prisoners were in indifferent circumstances, like myself—I have borrowed 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. of them, and they of me frequently—before April, this year, I observed that Roberts was much worse, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith also observed it to me—on the 1st of April, at seven o'clock in the morning, I was near the door of Roberts's room—the door was shut; but I, Mrs. Gibe
<lb/>ling, and Mrs. Payne (the prisoner's sister) opened it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How came you to open it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Because I had heard he was dead—that induced me to open the door—we opened it gently, and saw Mrs. Smith down on her knees at Mr. Roberts's box, which was open—I saw her take a bag from the box, twist a string round it, and put it into her pocket—she then came out of the room—I had drawn the door nearly too, but still could see through—when she came out, she said she thought the old gentleman was dead, would I go in and see—I found him, in my opinion, dead—his jaw was dropped, his eyes open, and his fist clenched—he was dead—I asked Mrs. Smith for some silver to close his eyes—she said she had none—I took some from my pocket—I Cannot remember what it was—I think it was copper money, and I closed his eyes with it—I asked Mrs. Smith for a handkerchief to tie his jaw up—she gave me a common blue cotton one, and I tied his jaw with that—Mrs. Gibling assisted me—I then straightened his hands, and retired to my own apartment, which was on the same floor, to breakfast—Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Gibling were pre
<lb/>sent at breakfast—we all breaskfasted together—during breakfast Mrs. Smith said she did know who to call in to lay him out—he was stretched at full length across the bed, but was no tlaid out—Mrs. Gibling, myself, and Mrs. Payne proposed to lay him out—Mrs. Smith said she would give us 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. each; which she did—that is the usual sum—we laid him out on the bedstead—Mrs. Smith sent Mrs. Payne to fetch a sheet and table-cloth out of pledge to lay him out with—she returned with them, and we laid him on the bed—we then went into my room, and Mrs. Smith gave me a sly nudge to follow her into Roberts's room again—we had not finished our breakfast then—we then went into my room, and Mrs. Smith gave me a made the observation, that—we went into his box before—his boxes—I did not tell her that I had seen her look into his box before—she took the keys either from her person or the table and unlocked the box—I saw took the keys either from her person or the table and unlocked the box she took the keys either from her person or the table and unlocked the box—I saw her lift the lid of the box up; and she said she had come up as late as twelve o'clock last night, and found him much worse and had taken the keys down stairs to her own apartment—she opened the box and these was down stairs to her own apartment—she opened the box and there was a place called a till—she opened it, and took a book from it, and in the book were some Bank-notes—she took one for £100, one £50, and five or six £10—I cannot say which—she said she would take them—I advised her not—she said they would never be traced—how could notes be traced; and that the old people (meaning Mr. and Mrs. Roberts) had got plaenty to come to without that—she put the book back into the till, and put the notes into her pocket-we went into my room again, and she gave Mr. the notes into her pocket—we went into my room again, and she gave Mr. Smith a £10 note to get changed—he asked her no questions about it, that I recollect—he went out, and when he came in, he brought nine sovereigns and one pound in silver—he said he had got it changed at Mr. Boll's, at the Goat, in Golden-lane—Mrs. Smith took the money—I saw them</p>
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<p>repeatedly in the course of the day—Mrs. Smith sent for Mr. Hyde, a chemist, who employed the deceased, to tell him of his death—we dined together and Mr. Smith got very much intoxicated—he was quite overpowered and obliged to lie down towards the afternoon—Mrs. Smith said she should give me 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I was foolish enough to take it—she gave me two £10 notes then, and five sovereigns after she got the £100 note changed—she asked me the following morning to take a walk with her to the Bank of England—as we were going she gave the £100 note into my hand and said and said, "You had better take it, and get it cashed"—I was never in the Bank before—I pre
<lb/>sented it to a gentleman down stairs, who said I must take it up, and when I got up, they said it was an old note, and I must take down, which I did—they indorsed something on the note, and sent me up with it again—I got the money for the note Mrs. smith said, "All sovereigns," and I got all sovereigns—I wrote my name on the face of the £10 note at the Bank, by the gentleman's desire—I believe Mrs. Smith can write, but indiffer
<lb/>ently—this is my witting on the note—I did not write "Old-street, St. Luke's" I wrote my name, and Baltic street I did not notice the clerk write what is here—I do not remember that I was asked where Baltic-street was—I changed the £10 note at the note at the same time I wrote nothing on that I cannot swear whether this is the note or not—when we came away from the Bank we went to the Old Bailey and had some dinner, and then went to Waterloo-house, in St. Paul's Church-yard, and bought a black silk dress each, and a shawl, and sundry little things—we paid 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a yard for the silk—I cannot remember how much we paid in all—the prisoner worse the same shawl on Sunday, at Highgate, and she wore it at Worship-street—Mrs. Gibing assisted me to lay out the lay out the body—Mrs. Smith gave Mrs. Gibing one sovereign, and forgave her 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. she owed in back rent, as a compensation for that I belive nothing more based till Mr. Robert came to town, which was on the Saturday—the two prisoners bought, be
<lb/>fore he came to town, a bedstead, a carpet, a hearth-rug, and several little articles—I think nearly a month had elapsed before Mrs. Roberts ques
<lb/>tioned me on this matter—she seemed to be acquainted with what had taken place—I was taken before the Justice at Worship-street in a coach, by Mr. and Mrs. Roberts, and Mr. Jennings, the proctor—I had spent the best part of my 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. then—after I had been examined several times, the Magistrate committed me to give evidence I saw the shawl on Mrs. Smith's back at Worship street something was said about the shawl before the Justice it was taken from Mrs. Smith to the shop I went to the shop and my own shawl was taken as well—I do not remember that Mrs. Smith said any thing about the shawl—she was not willing to resign it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you married?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I am a widow—I live at No. 6, Baltic-street, Old-street, with my two Mr. Gilman lives with me—I have known him fifteen years—I have one room—I cannnot form any idea how long he has has lived with me—he has lived for a month at a time—we have one bed in the room—one of my children is about four years and a half old, and the other about eighteen months old—I have been a widow eight years next month—one of the children slept in the bed with me—Gilman slept in the same bed occasion
<lb/>ally, and nobody else but the baby—Gilman is my brother-in-law by mar
<lb/>riage, and my friend—I get my living by needlework and by an income that I receive monthly, which the prisoners knew—I receive the income from a party that I have known for years—I have an objection to give the name of the party—It is not from Gilman I have the money—I do not</p>
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<p>choose to tell you who I receive it from—the room Roberts died in is a small back room, about as large as the table of this Court—there is a bed in it and two boxes—the box at which I saw the woman kneeling was about five or six yards from where I was at the fur
<lb/>ther end of the room—the opening of the door did not make the least noise—I opened it quietly, by Mrs. Payne's desire—It was not my business to mention it to the female prisoner that I saw her at the box in the morning—I could have got into the room—the door was not kept locked until within the last week or fortnight—I never was in the room but in company with Mrs. Smith—I do not know that my key opens that door—I have never tried it—It ought not—I mentioned at Worship-street that door—I have never Robert's room the night before, and taken the keys down what I said was read to me, and I signed it I said there that I advised her not to take the notes, and that she said nobody could trace Bank notes—I mean to swear that deliberately.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it not that you advised her not to take the £100, as it was a large amount but she said she would take them all?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, Sir not to take the notes or at any rate, not the £100 note, as it was a large amount, and she would find a difficulty in getting it cashed.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you still persist in saying that you advised her not to take the notes, and she said noboby could trace Bank notes?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, it was in my room that Mrs. Smith gave her husband the £10 note—he wished to go for Mr. Hyde, and she wished to stop till the room was cleaned—he said the sooner Mr. Hyde was sent for the better—there was one £100 note and one £10 note—that was all I changed at the Bank.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know this £20 note now be careful in the answer you give me?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I never saw that note in my life—this "Susan Gilman" on the note is not my writing—I never saw it in my life—my room is on the same floor as Mr. Roberts's—I was examined five times—I did not say on the first examination that I peeped through the key-hole—It was through the crack of the door—I swore the truth—I did see her through the key-hole, but through the crevice—Mrs. Gibing was looking with me—we both looked through the key-hole and through the door likewise, at differ
<lb/>ent times—Mrs. Smith was at the box a couple of minutes—we did not speak to one another that I remember—I bought a glass and some other things—I spent all the money, and more too—I was not without money at Mr. Robert's death—I did not spend all the money in things—I gave some to Gilman—I gave him £12 or £13—I misunderstood you when I said I laid out all the money; I thought you meant had I expended it all—I expended 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in taking articles of dress out of pledge—I had wearing apparel in pawn, though I had money before I had paid my rent—this shawl I now have on is what I bought, where Mrs. Smith bought here—I am not ashamed to wear it, as fast as I can—I have seen Mrs. Roberts every day I have been here—I was here from this day three weeks until the Friday, and I saw her every day that week.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say that at Worship-street you swore you advished her not to take the notes, and particularly the £100 note—did you mention about the £100 note?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think I did—I do not think I said that Mrs. Smith said that the old people would have enough coming to them—I certainly have remembered many little things since—having been in prison so long, I have had time to bring every thing to my recollection—I do not remem
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<p>that Mrs. Payne peeped through the door—but her sister made her a present of money—she is her sister by marriage—I did not see this £20 note at Worship-street—I saw the £100 note—I was at liberty after every examination but the last, and then I was sent to prison, the same day that this £20 note was mentioned to me by Mr. Brongton, but I did not see the note.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You went at large after the four examinations?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. Roberts entered into recognizance for my appearance—my hus
<lb/>band was Gilman's wife's brother—Smith knew that I lived and slept there with Gilman; and made no objection to it—I had not key to my door but what Smiths' furnished me with, till I lost so many things that I sent for a man to alter the key, but it is the same key I never tried it to Roberts's door—the notes were not stolen at the time I was looking through the key hole and crevice, but half-an-hour afterwards, when Mrs. Smith and I were in the room.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CRESWELL</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you say, "There was one £100 note one £50 note, and five or six £10 notes—the female prisoner put the notes into her pocket, and put the book back again into the box—I said she had better not take the £100 note, as that was a large amount she said she would take them all—when she took the notes out of the till in the box, she said, the numbers could not be traced, there would be no inquiry about it she told me she took possession of the keys and of Mr. Roberts's boxes twelve o'clock the night before, when she thought he was dying?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I said so.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-92" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-92" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-92" type="surname" value="ROLLS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-92" type="given" value="JOSIAH"/>JOSIAH ROLLS</persName> </hi>. I keep the Goat public-house, Golden-lane, St. Luke's I know the prisoner George Smith—I recollect his changing a £10 Bank note with me—I cannot say when nor what change I gave him—I had not changed a note for him before to my recollection and certainly not since.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-93" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-93" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-93" type="surname" value="GIBLING"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-93" type="given" value="MARTHA"/>MARTHA GIBLING</persName> </hi>. I am married. On the 1st of April, I lived at No. 6, Baltic-street. I was with Mrs. Mully at the door of the deceased Mr. Roberts, about seven o'clock or a little after seven that morning—I was in bed when I heared Mrs. Payne come up stairs, she is Mrs. Smith'sister I heard them talking—I came down stairs, she is Mrs. Smith's sister—door—she opened Mr. Roberts's door—I was close behind her—I saw Mrs. Smith on her knees at Mr. Roberts the deceased's box—I saw her over Mrs. Mully's shoulder or by her side—Mrs. Mully then drew back and we closed the door a little, but not quite, and we saw through the crevice of the door, Mrs. Smith rise up from the box and put something into her pocket—It was a bag, but I do not know what was in it—It ap
<lb/>peared to me like a yellow bag—I went up stairs, and came down again—but Mrs. Mully said, she would wait, and see Mrs. Smith and let her know that she had seen her at the box—when I came down in a very few minutes, Mrs. Mully said the old gentleman was dead and asked me to assist in tying up the jaws—I assisted her, and went up stairs again and put on the rest my things I then came down again, and Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Mully were standing in Roberts room the had got Mr. Robert's box open and I saw Mrs. Smith had some Bank notes in her hand, but what number I cannot tell—they seemed to be in a roll and Mrs. Smith was hold
<lb/>ing them to Mrs. Mully, spread out I did not hear anything that passed I stood at the door a minute or two—they turned and saw me, and they left the room immediately—Mrs. Smith rolled them up, and put them into her right-hand pocket—we then went into Mully's room and had breakfast—It</p>
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<p>was then agreed that I should assist in laying out the body; we were to have half-a-crown each; but Mrs. Smith gave me a sovereign beside the half-crown, and 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., which was back rent, she forgave me—there was not other re
<lb/>sons for her giving me that but my assisting to lay out the body—from that time we observed that the Smith had more money than usual—I did not re
<lb/>ceive any thing more from any one, barring an apron, which Mrs. Smith gave 1 shilling for—I was present when Mr. Roberts came to town; that was on a Saturday morning and on the Sunday or Monday I gave information—no one promised or threatened me any thing, but I did it of mu own mind and in consequence of what I said the proceedings were begun, which ended in this trial.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you live with your husband at this place?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do when he is in town, but he is now an invalid is the Bath Infirmary—he went from me on the 13th of April last—he had been living with me till that time—he never left me in his life—I came down stairs as Mrs. Mully was opening her room door—her room and Mr. Roberts's were both on a floor—I saw all that she did—she first opened the door and looked in, and I looked over her shoulder, or by her side—I did not see it in any other way—I did not took through the key hole, but Mully did—I looked through the crevice of the door—that was after she had opened the door—It was a box that Mrs. Smith was kneeling at—It might be about half as far off as you are from me—It is a very small room—I did not stop till Mrs. Smith rise from the box—she put the bag into her pocket—I did not see her put any thing back into the room—I know Mrs. Payne; she lived servant to Mrs. Mully—I can
<lb/>not say how long she had lived so, but suppose about three or four months she did not sleep in the house, but she took her meals with Mrs. Mull she was there that morning, and it was from her I heard that the old gentleman was dead I believe she was in the passage when Mrs. Mully was peeping in—I am sure Mrs. Mull said she should wait till Mrs. Smith came out, and let her know that she had seen her at the box—she said that slowly—Mrs. Smith was in the room at the time—I did not hear Mrs. Mull say she never kept a servant—I do not know whether she called Payne her servant or not but she did her work—Mrs. Smith told me that Mr. Roberts was coming to down, and got me to clean the parlour—I knew there was a letter sent by Mr. Hyde—I did not know what day Mr. Roberts was coming—my maiden name was Duffield—I have been married eighteen years—I do not recollect where I was in 1818 or 1819—I was living at Thetford, in Norfolk—I have been in Theford court many times to hear the trials, but was never under any charge, or in any trouble—I was once in a watch-house, about four months ago, because a woman and I had some words—I never was in any difficulty about a pocket-book that I can swear.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is Mrs. Payne any relation to these prisoners?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She is Mr. Smith's own sister—I have never lived apart from my husband in my life, and never was under any charge.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-94" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-94" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-94" type="surname" value="EAGLE"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-94" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS EAGLE</persName> </hi>. I am an officer of Worship-street. I apprehended the prisoners on the 4th of May—after I had locked them up, I went to Mrs. Smith for the key of her room—she said I was quite welcome to search her place. I should find one £10 note there and money which was saved to pay her rent and taxes—I went to the house, No. 6, Baltic-street—I</p>
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<p>found there these four receipts and two pounds ten shillings in gold and silver in one drawer, and 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in gold in this box—In another drawer I found this book, this pair of shoes, this pair of stockings this night-cap, and some other things on the Wednesday afterwards, I went to No. 3, Baltic-street, where I had previously seen the male prisoner—I there found this book of the Savings-bank at Charging-cross, with an account of a deposit of 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—It was sewed up in a flock pillow very curiously, with flock, I believe between all the leaves or every other leaf which prevented it from making a noise—there were several saving—banks nearer than that—I know of four that are nearer, and there may be more—I produce a duplicate of some silk, pawned for ten shillings in the name of Ann Bowyer, on the 18th of May, which I got from Mr. Humphreys, in the presence of Mrs. Bowyer.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you not find this book also?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I found a book answering this description—I cannot say whether it was this or not—It was a book containing an account of two sums of 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. each, deposited in 1828, and taken out in 1830.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-95" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-95" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-95" type="surname" value="DUNN"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-95" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY DUNN</persName> </hi>. I live in Paragon-street, the house No. 6, Baltic-street, is mine—the prisoners were my tenants for seventeen years—this is my receipt, it was written on the day it bears date—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)" Received of Mr. Smith, on the 24th of April, 1835, six pounds, for one quarter's rent to Lady-day"—they were in general pretty regular in paying their rent—sometimes they paid by instalment.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did they deserve the character of honest people?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi>Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-96" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-96" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-96" type="surname" value="HADDEN"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-96" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HADDEN</persName> </hi>. I live at Clapton and am collector to the New River Water Company—this receipt is for twelve shillings being half-a-year's water-rate, due at Christmas and paid to me on the 3rd of April last—they always paid me about the same month for fifteen or sixteen years.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-97" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-97" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-97" type="surname" value="BIGGS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-97" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BIGGS</persName> </hi>. I am a collector of the paving and lighting rate of the parish of St. Luke. This receipt is mine; it is 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for the paving and lighting rate, paid on the 21st of April, by the prisoner Smith.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-98" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-98" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-98" type="surname" value="NEWMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-98" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM NEWMAN</persName> </hi>. I am collector of the poor-rates for St. Luke's parish; this receipt is mine, it is for 11
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., received on the 2nd of April, 1835, of the prisoners.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-99" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-99" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-99" type="surname" value="BOWYER"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-99" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN BOWYER</persName> </hi>. I am a dressmaker. I was employed by the prisoner Mrs. Smith—I made her two or three dresses—the last was a black silk dress; and when she was in Clerkenwell, she sent to me to know if I would make money of that dress, and send it to her—I pawned it—she said to me and the woman who went with me, that there was a book in the bolster and she wished it could be got out—she had then been one clear day in prison—my husband heard me and the other person talking aboat it—he wished to know what it was and I told him—I believe he told the officer—she said it was a book she wished to have Out—she did not tell me to get it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long have you known these people?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> From eight to nine years, I have worked for this woman—In any opinion they had a very good character—I made one silk dress for her once before; that is eight or nine months ago.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-100" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-100" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-100" type="surname" value="BOWYER"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-100" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD BOWYER</persName> </hi>. I am the husband of this witness—she communi
<lb/>cated to me about the book and I told the officer.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-101" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-101" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-101" type="surname" value="MORTON"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-101" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM MORTON</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of the Provident Savings' Bank at St. Martin-in-the fields. I produce the book of deposits—I have an entry corresponding with the entry in this book (
<hi rend="italic">reads</hi>)"71, 640, Ann Smith, married—I have another entry signed 6 April, 1835, £30;" it is signed by Ann Smith—I have another entry signed by George Smith, giving authority to his wife to pay monies, or to draw them—I do not know either of the prisoners.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-102" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-102" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-102" type="surname" value="LLOYD"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-102" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE LLOYD</persName> </hi>. I live in Britannia-street, City-road. I know both the prisoners—I lived with them for four years—I have seen them write frequently; this entry of Ann Smith resembles the hand writhing of Ann Smith, and I believe it to be hers; and this signature, "George Smith," is very like the man's writhing; it exactly resembles what I have seen—I think it is his.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>. Are you the gentleman who went away in arreser?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had missed several things out of my room, and in consequence of that I rejected paying my rent at that moment, but I am willing to pay my rent—I know Mr. Mully, but I do not know her and writing.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-103" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-103" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-103" type="surname" value="LOVICK"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-103" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN LOVICK</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to a pawnbroker, in Bath-street. I have a piece of silk pawned by Bowyer—I gave her this duplicate.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-104" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-104" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-104" type="surname" value="ROBERTS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-104" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. I live at Manchester, and am a sawyer. The de
<lb/>ceased, Henry Roberts, was my brother—I saw him alive twelve months ago last May—I had not seen him before for fifty-four years—I came to town on Saturday, the 4th of last April—I went to Mr. Hyde, who had sent me two letter, and he told me to go to Baltic-street—I found a will sad a bit of paper besides I have since taken out letters of administration—my brother had told me he was worth a good bit of brass—I saw the officers find these scissors and things.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You wanted your brother to come and live with you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; but he said was very well taken care of by Mrs. Smith—I wanted some
<hi rend="italic">brass</hi> of him, and he said he would go and see if he could get me some, and he went up stairs and brought me some down.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did you see your brother?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Last may but one—he let me have fourteen half-sovereigns at the time—Mr. Jennings found a good deal of property in the Bank.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-105" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-105" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-105" type="surname" value="ROBERTS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-105" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. I came up with my husband in consequence of the death of his brother—I was at Worship-street office and as I was going down the stairs, the prisoner, Mr. Smith, said to me, "Mrs. Roberts, I beg you a hundred pardons, I hope will be merciful to me; I am willing to give my share up, if Mrs. Mully will give hers up"—when she said that, the officer came up and said, "Go on. "</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you examined as a witness?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; the examination was over then—I did not go back and tell the Magistrate this, as I thought it was over then—I had not gone out of the office, I was going out—I was not in the same room with the Magistrate; we were going down stair—the officer came up—I suppose he heard something of this—I cannot tell how near he was; whether he was within, one yard, or five yards, or a hundred yards.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you go before the Justice again the day?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; 1 was examined to tell what I knew after this conversation, but I did not tell it—the officer was coming along when Mrs. Smith said this, and he said, "Get on. "</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you not sworn to tell the whole truth?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I was; but it was after that that she told me this—before that, I mean.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You swore you were-examined after the woman stated this; is that true?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It is true what she said to me—I have told the truth—I cannot give any reason why I did not disclose to the Magistrate what I have told here to-day, about this woman asking forgiveness and offering to give up one share—I belive I was sworn to tell the whole truth, but I thought Mrs. Smith would turn the money—I have spoken the truth and no more—I told truth, that is all the answer that I can given you—I have left my tongue behind me at Manchester.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know any thing of the solemnity of an oath, of do you care what you swear; is it true that you kept that back, and thought that Mrs. Smith would turn up the money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have told truth; I can say no more.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I ask you, in the presence of the Jury and of your God, did you take an oath at the police-office or not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I spoke the truth and stated the truth Sir,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Would there have been any prosecution if this money had been returned?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I know nothing, only that she said she would give up hers, if Mrs. Mully would give up hers.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Now heard the question the foreman of Jury, put would have prosecuted or appeared in this business if the money had been paid?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I dare say we should—Mr. Jennings was the gentleman who put the prosecution forwards—we should have been what he directed us—I did not send any message by Mr. Jennings to the prisoners, nor did my husband—I never gave him any money to give the prisoners, nor did mu husband—he went with us to the prison—It was left entirely to him—I might desire him to say something to the prisoners, or I might not, I cannot say.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Will you swear you did not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Perhaps in this length of time I have forgotten it—you ask me so many question, I cannot give you an answer—I have no more to say—I never said I would settle this for 200/. nor for any sum, I swear I never did—I never went with Mr. Jennings to the prison my life.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I thought you said you sent?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes when he took us altogether in the coach to Worship-street—I did not desire him to say any thing to the prisoners on the subject of this prosecution, but he was the conductor of it; that is all know.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> At any time, you were at the police-office, did any body put a book into your hands, telling you to give true answers, and take down what said?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, sir, the first time, that was when the prisoners were taken: I had no authority to settle this it was not in my power; the property did not belong to me, it was my husband's</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-106" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-106" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-106" type="surname" value="BALES"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-106" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT BALES</persName> </hi>. I am one of the clerks at Worship-street. I took this depositions this case; they were read over to the witness, and after they were singed, I saw Mr. Broughton sign his name—I recollect Mully being interrupted by the female prisoner and I was told to take it down (
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—"the dress I bought was thirteen yards at 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 41/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a yard, and the shawl was 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>"—the female prisoner here interrupted, and said, "You gave 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for the shawl.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I believe the Magistrate, the witness, and the prisoner, are all
<hi rend="italic">higgledy-piggtedy</hi> at worship-street?</p>
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<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It is certainly rather inconvenient—It was Mr. Creswell who directed me to take down this interruption in writing, and intimated that it might be very imported; the Magistrate was not there—I could not say whether Mrs. Roberts was sworn and examined—I was not present (I think) if she was.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CRESWELL</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you have taken the deposition are they bot taken the Magistrate, and then read over to them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> If she had been sworn, would it not have appeared on the deposition?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> it might not—It might not have been though material.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SARAH ROBERTS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you not say in the pre
<lb/>sence of Mr. Prior that the parties should not be prosecuted if they gave up all the money, and their own furniture besides?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I did not, it was not in my power.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know prior at all?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I know him by sight—he came for the rent to Mr. Smith's very Monday morning, that is all I know of him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. JENNINGS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> It was through your instrumentality that this case was brought forward?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have had frequent communica
<lb/>tions with Mr. and Mrs. Roberts—I heard from Mrs. Roberts that the female prisoner had somthing more to say—I would go and see her—I do not know, from Mr. or Mrs. Roberts, that they offered to aceept the money beck from these people, and the produce of the sale their furniture—I recollect an observation made, the terms of which I cannot recollect; but the effect was, that the money would be very desirable and they would rather have the money—I pointed out to them that it was not merely to aggrandize themselves; I believe they would rather have had the money, but I believe it was from their having been seven times (I think) to Worships-street.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you ever the bearer, from Mr. Or Mrs. Roberts, of any request to these people to give up the money, and the prosecution should be given up?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should have spurned at being the bearer of such a message—I told her the object of the prosecutions was to punish crime.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Ann Smith's Defence</hi> I am not guilty—what these two witnesses have sworn to is entirely false.</p>
<p>(Mr. London, Clark's-place, St. Luke's William collier, sack maker, Helmet row; Robert Bolton, coach-paster, Baltic-street; James Holman, up holsterer, Paul-street; Mrs. Taylor, Old-street; Thomas Treacher, tailor, Baltic-street; John Drake, shoemaker, Graham-buildings; George Gillett, pewterer, Hox ton; James Ward, coal-dealer Golden-lane; Mrs. swan Mrs. Martin; and Mrs. Wynn, gave the prisoner a good character.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ANN SMITH—
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<hi rend="italic">Re commanded to mercy by the Jury</hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE SMITH—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July the</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi> 1835.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury, before Mr. Sergeant Arabin,</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1610-offence-1 t18350706-name-110"/>John Gonell</persName> and others, his masters and mistresses.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-111" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD GOSNELL</persName> </hi>. I am one of the firm of John Giselle and Co.—there are four partners-we live in Three Kings-court-the prisoner was in our service for nearly sixteen years—he had 26 a week, and 2
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. besides, for being employed at dinner time—his situation was a very light one-in consequence of suspicion, last Wednesday, I went into the upper warehouse and observed a brown paper parcel in the prisoner's last which excited my suspicion—I allowed it to remain there till his dinner time which would be in about a quarter of an hour-we then had him called down to tie some parcels up and as he was going out I stopped him at the door and asked him to walk into the counting house—I asked him to show me what he had in his pockets-on examining them, he had nothing there—I asked him for his hat—he had put his hat down on entering the counting-house—I found the same parcel in it, with his pocket-handker
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PARISH DEIGHTON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1611-offence-1 t18350706-cd-4"/>10th of June</rs>, two £50 Bank notes, the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1611-offence-1 t18350706-name-113"/>Edward Ridgeway</persName>.—2nd
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi> calling them promissory notes.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-114" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD RIDGEWAY</persName> </hi>. I am a student at Jesus College, Cambridge. On the night of the 2nd of May, about eleven or twelve o'clock, there was a fire in my bed-room in the College—I had gone to bed about half-past ten o'clock—I had to £50 Bank notes in my room I but them in to my tron-pocket, and placed my trousers in my bed room I got up when the fire happened, and took all my clothes out my bed room and placed them in my dressing room I then went to get assistance to put the fire out—I had left a candle on a chair by my bed-side, and fell asleep, and the curtains caught fire—It was put out afterwards—I was obliged to remove to the other room in the middle of the night—and in the morning when I sent for my clothes to put on, I found the notes were gone—I heard no
<lb/>thing of them until the other day—I should not know the notes again—the prisoner had been ostler at a livery-stable at Cambridge, where I kept my horse—the stables are a quarter of a mile from my room—he could not have been there in the course of the night, because the gates of the College are kept locked—my trousers were in my dressing-room—I sent the porter for them in the morning-the gates of the College are opened about six</p>
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<p>o'clock in the morning—I got up about half-past eight o'clock—I do not know whether my outer door was shut or not.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-115" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CROWTHER</persName> </hi>. I am a porter at the Belle Sauvage. I saw the prisoner on the 11th of June, about four o'clock in the afternoon—he arrived the previous evening, by the Lincoln coach—It does not pass through Cambridge—he got down from the coach and had no money to pay his fare except a £50 note which he tendered—Mrs. Nelson gave me a £50 note—I was present when the previous taken, and saw another £50 note found on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> All you know is you took the same note to the bank as Mrs. Nelson gave you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I wrote my name on it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-116" type="given" value="SIMON"/>SIMON SMITH</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I apprehended the prisoner on Thurs
<lb/>day, the 11th of June—I found a £50 Manchester branch bank note on him this is it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-117" type="given" value="MARMADUKE BLAKE"/>MARMADUKE BLAKE SAMPSON</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the Bank of England. Cowther presented me a £50 note—I stopped it as stolen, Jones and Lloyd having applied to us to stop it as stolen from the prosecutor.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-118" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CROWTHER</persName> </hi>. This is the note I received it was my writing on it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-119" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY NELSON</persName> </hi>. I keep the Belle Savage. I was at home when the prisoner arrived by the coach—the coachman came to me to change a £50 note which he had received from the prisoner—I objected to do it—the prisoner was with the coachman and beard at that passed—I thought it very suspicious and would not give change—I advanced five sovereigns to him on it, and gave Cowherd the same note to get changed—the prisoner applied to me for the remainder of the money—I asked how he came by the note—he said he had sold a horse to Mr. Ridgeway for £35., and received the £50 note which he had presented to me from Mr. Ridgeway as payment for the horse out of which he had to return him change—an officer was sent for and he was apprehended.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> what day did he come to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> On wednes
<lb/>day night, the 10th of June, about twelve o'clock I took the note up stairs and put it in to my iron safe I had the the conversation with him the same night I send the porter to the Bank about 10 o'clock in the morning.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-120" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN POTTER</persName> </hi>. I am clerk at the Manchester Bank, Jones, Lloyd, and Co. The prosecutor cashed with us I paid him, on the 1st of May, two £50 notes, No. 10, 226, dated September 22, 1834, and 10, 227, dated the same day.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What are you speaking from; a memorandum made by yourself?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; at the time I paid the notes—this is a copy of the note-book, which is not here; but here is the cheque which I paid; and on it I have made the memorandum of the notes and I have made a mark on the notes which you will see.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I received the notes which I lost from Potter—I never bought a horse of the prisoner not ever paid him a £50 note.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> At what time do the College gates shut at night?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Ten o'clock—I do not know whether my outer door was shut when I went to bed—I believe it was—I saw the notes just before I got into bed—there is a door from my dressing-room to my bed-room—several persons came into my room to assist in extinguishing the fire—the prisoner was not one of those persons—I did not see him there at all—I went to sleep in another room close by—I rather think my room door was open—the passage lends into the green—I do not know the notes at all—I have no mark on them—I believe the prisoner bore a very good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-124" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CREASEY</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. On the 15th of June about a quarter to eleven o'clock, I was in Gunnesbury-lane, Ealing and heard a very heavy fall—I listened and heard some voices, apparently of two men, in conversation—on going further I heard one of them say, "There is somebody coming"—I proceeded on and saw two men go from the ditch into the road—I went to the ditch and found a quantity of lead concealed in it—I crossed the road and saw them a-head of me—they turned back passed me, and bid me good night—I turned back and went to wards where the lead was—they passed it and went on about twenty yards into a field; and as I was under the hedge I heard one of them fall—I called out clambered up the bank, and found the prisoner lying down, pretending to be asleep I shook him I am certain he was one of the two men I knew him well before he had come back and got over behind the hedge I saw nobody near the spot but him and the other—I took him into custody—there were marks on his jacket and waistcost of lead dirt—Mr. Farmer's house is about thirty yards from and waistcoat of lead dirt—I found a mark on his gates where they had got over and a print in the ground where the lead had been pitched.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM RUMBOLD</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1613-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1613-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/> for stealing on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1613-offence-1 t18350706-cd-6"/>4th of July</rs>, 1 handkerchief value 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-127" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-127" type="surname" value="BAILEY"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1613-offence-1 t18350706-name-127"/>Benjamin Bailey</persName> from his person.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-128" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-128" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>BENJAMIN BAILEY</persName> </hi>. I am an attorney. On the 4th of July, between four and five o'clock in the afternoon, I was at the end of Change-alley—I felt a tug at my pocket, and the prisoner passed my elbow very quickly—I saw him drop my handkerchief—I picked it up—he ran away; a police
<lb/>man pursued him—I went to the post-office with some letters and on coming back, found him in the custody of Bates—this is my handkerchief.</p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-129" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-129" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BATES</persName> </hi>. I secured the prisoner and have the handkerchief.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> As I was going along I saw a young man with a white handkerchief I his hand—he chucked it down—I picked it up and went across the street with it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1613-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1613-18350706 t18350706-1613-punishment-6"/>Confirmed Six Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">TIMOTHY TAYLOR</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1614-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1614-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/> for stealing on the 3rd July 1 handkerchief value 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. the goods of
<persName id="t18350706-name-131" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-131" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-131" type="surname" value="BEDDER"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-131" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1614-offence-1 t18350706-name-131"/>Joseph Bedder</persName> from his person.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-132" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-132" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-132" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BEDDER</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the office of Woods and Forests. I was in King-street about half-past nine o'clock in the evening and I had a white pocket-handkerchief and did not feel it taken but I am certain I had</p>
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<p>it safe there—I have not found it—I saw the prisoner in the custody of two gentlemen about a yard behind me—they called out that I had lost my handkerchief, and I immediately missed it.</p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-133" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-133" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD CHESTER</persName> </hi>. I am in the East India House. I was in King-street and saw the prisoner lift the prosecutor's cost tail up and take a handkerchief out of his pocket—there was a person close behind him, and in his company but I did not see him give him the handkerchief—I collared the prisoner immediately; he struggled to get away and dropped the handkerchief—I cannot say who took it up—fifty or sixty persons came round in three or four minutes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-134" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-134" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE SILVERSTER</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher. I was in king-street and saw the prisoner drop the handkerchief as he was secured—I do not know who took it up—he endeavoured to get from the gentleman.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
<rs id="t18350706-1614-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18350706-1614-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1614-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
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<interp inst="t18350706-1614-punishment-7" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1614-18350706 t18350706-1614-punishment-7"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES SEVENCROFT BLOMFIELD</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1615-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1615-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for steal
<lb/>ing on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1615-offence-1 t18350706-cd-7"/>12th of June</rs>, 1 pair of spectacles, value 20
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1615-offence-1 t18350706-name-136"/>Charles Douglass</persName>.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-137" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-137" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-137" type="surname" value="DOUGLASS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-137" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES DOUGLASS</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 12, Claremont-square, Penton
<lb/>ville—I am not in any business. On Friday the 12th of June, a little before six o'clock, in the evening, I was in my garden—my servant Ruth Whiting, came to me and in consequence of what she told me, I came out of the garden into the parlour instantly—I had been in the par
<lb/>lour and had not left it above a minute or so—I left my gold spectacles on a corner of the table—when I came into the parlour, I found the prisoner there—I am not at all acquainted with him—he was sitting on a chair—he got up—I asked him to sit down—he was about seven feet from where the spectacles lay when I left them—he said he was about publishing a work about as I understood, the interior of the Cape of Good Hope—he showed me a list of names of reverend gentlemen, a great many, as subscribers—I looked at it; and told him I had not the honour of knowing any of those gen
<lb/>tlemen—he said that was</p>
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<p>very likely, because they were all written with one hand as I understood him to say—he then showed me a pocket book with a vast number of names in it—I told him I was equally unfortunate in that I looked at a great many of them, and said there was none of them that I knew—I then asked him if he could recommend me to any persons in the neighbourhood who had subscribed—I did not subscribe—he left the house instantly—the conversation occupied not three minutes altogether, from the time he came into the house till he was out it—I had not occassion to use; my spectacles again that evening—I missed them next afternoon (Satur
<lb/>day when I had occasion to use them—I saw my spectacles in the Saturday week at Tottenham, in custody and saw my spectacles in the possession of Forster, the officer on the Tuesday, I think or the Wednes
<lb/>day—they were the same spectacles as I had left on the table before the prisoner came these are them, (
<hi rend="italic">looking at them</hi>)—when I saw the prisoner at Tottenham, the constable brought him out of the lock-up house—I asked him if he knew me—he said, "No—I asked him if he recollected there—I than asked him if he had seen pair of gold spectacles in the the table in my house he said "No" I said that was most extraordi
<lb/>nary, because I had left them there when I left my room he then said, when he left my house he had no spectacles in his hand—I said that was very likely; but he might have them somewhere else—he said, "Do not you remember when you came into the room, that my hat was on the table?"—I said, "No; your hat was in your hand when I saw it"—I swear his hat was in his hand when I saw it—he then said, that after he went out of my house he had called at an inn to get some drink, or some refreshment I will not be positive which; that he took off his hat to take his handker
<lb/>chief out of it to wipe the perspiration off his face as I understood him, and the pair of glasses and a pen tumbled out of his hat—I then asked him what he had done with them he said he had pawned them his hat was in his hand when I came into the room.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was his hat in such a position as it was possible the spectacles could be swept from the table into it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I saw a paragraph in the paper before I saw the prisoner in custody at Tottenham.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you advertised your spec
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I went to the police and gave information on the Mon
<lb/>day morning—I did not know they were advertised in the "Hue and Cry" then—I now it now—the information I got as to where the spectacles were was from the prisoner himself—I had no notion where they were during the week I missed them I should never have know, unless the prisoner had told me—the constable locked him up at Tottenham in first presented—I did not read them all—I saw the "Right Reverend" to them, and said I did not know them—I cannot tell how many names there were in the pocket-book—I only looked at two or three leaves—I did not read them—I might read some of them but there was none of them which I knew—when he pulled out the two books, he put his hat down on the floor, but not near the table—he put it down out of his hand, when he gave me the book—I did not observe whether he had his handkerchief in his hand—I did not see it—the officer was present at the conversation I had with the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had the prisoner at any time in your presence been near enough to the table for the spectacles to have fallen from the table into his hat?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I understood from the constable that be went with him to the pawnbrokers—that was after I had charged him with this offence.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-138" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-138" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-138" type="surname" value="FORSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-138" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH FORSTER</persName> </hi>. I am a constable of Tottenham. I saw the pri
<lb/>soner on Saturday, the 20th of June in the custody of John Fowler, a constable of Tottenham—I saw Mr. Douglass about an hour after I first, a saw the prisoner—I had heard of his loss, and seen an advertisement in the Times newspaper—when Mr. Douglass came, I took him to the lock-up room, and soon as the prisoner came out of the room, I asked Mr. Douglass if he knee him he said, yes, he did Mr. Douglas asked him if he knew him, he said no he could not recollect him—Mr. Doug
<lb/>lass asked him if he remembered being in Claremont square, on the 12th of June; he said, yes, he remebered it Mr. Dougless asked him if he knee any thing of his spectacles he said, when the left Mr. Doug lass's house he had know spectacles in his hand—Mr. Douglass said, "That is very likely but you had them somewhere else"—the prisoner said, he went to an inn, some time after leaving Mr. Douglass's house and he pulled off his hat to take his handkerchief out to wipe his face for he was very hot and a pair of spectacles and a pen dropped from his hat on his feet, on the ground—I then asked the prisoner what he had done with the spectacles—he said he had pawned them—I asked him where the</p>
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<p>duplicate was—he said he had lost it—I then asked him where he had pawned them—he said he did not know the person's name—I then asked him in what name he pawned them—he said he pawned them in the name of Brown—I asked how far from Mr. Douglass's house he had pawned them—he said he thought about a quarter of a mile—he was remanded to Clerkenwell on Saturday night and on Monday I went round to find the pawnbroker's but did not that day—on the Tuesday after, as I fetched him from Clerkenwell prison he took me to Mr. Burgess's and I there found them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Then you had no great chance of finding them, unless he himself had gone with you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should not have found them—there was no evidence of his taking them except the account he himself gave of it—he answered every question plainly and frankly—I said I never knew a man convict himself so well as he did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-139" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-139" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BURGESS</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker, and live in Chichester-place Gray's-inn-lane. On Friday evening the 12th of June the prisoner pawned these spectacles—no conversation passed between us about them—he gave his name a Mr. Brown, Regent-street—I advanced him 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. on them—I was not at home when he first came with the officer—he came twice—I delivered the spectacles to the officer.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> They are very light spectacles are they not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Extremely light.</p>
<p>The prisoner being called on for his defence made a long and uncon
<lb/>nected address the purport of which is as follows:—That on Mr. Douglass entering the room, he (the prisoner) had his hat in his hand—upen Mr. Doug lass asking what was his pleasure, he put his hat on the table; and during part of the conversation, Mr. Douglass, whom he understood to have been affected with palsy, stood shaking something in his hand (he could not tell whether it was the spectacles or not) very near the edge of his hat, ap
<lb/>pearing much agitated and angry and treated him very unkindly—the prisoner stood, with his hat on the table and took his handkerchief from his hat (as was his invariable custom when he went into a room) to wipe his face, and either placed his handkerchief on the side of his hat or into it the prosecutor then wiped at his book, and treated him very abruptly—on which the prisoner immediately left and he belived he slammed the door harder than he should have done, feeling displessed at his reception—that he had been calling for two hours and a half on other gentlemen in the neighbourhood for the purpose of soliciting sub
<lb/>scriptions; and called at some houses afterwards—In an hour and a half or two hours he called at a public-house for a glass of beer, and on plac
<lb/>ing his hat on the table took his handkerchief from it and wiped his face and the spectacles dropped out—whether Mr. Douglas had accidentally placed them there, are whether he (the prisoner)had taken them up with his handkerchief (they having single arms) he could not tell; but he had since tried the experiment, and at the very fast trial they clung to the handker chief that upon finding them, he called and some of the houses in the neighbourhood he had been to, but could not find an owner for the spectacles; being unacquainted with the neighbourhood, he did not know all the places he had been to—he immediately went to the first pawnbro
<lb/>ker's shop which was not above One hundred yards and pledged them not because he was in want of money, but knowing he was coming to the neighbourhood again, he thought he should be able to find the owner-that on arriving at home he stated these circumstances to his wife and gave her</p>
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<p>the half-sovereign to keep, stating his intention of advertising them—that her illness had prevented his going out for two or three days, and the had omitted doing so.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-140" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-140" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-140" type="surname" value="BURGESS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-140" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BURGESS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> As near as I can say, they were pawned from six to half-past six o'clock in the evening.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOUGLASS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you, in looking at the list of names, use you spectacles?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I had them not in my hand.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18350706-1615-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1615-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 41.—
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<interp inst="t18350706-1615-punishment-8" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1615-18350706 t18350706-1615-punishment-8"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="def1-1616-18350706" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1616-18350706" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES BREWER</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18350706-1616-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18350706-1616-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1616-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1616-offence-1 t18350706-cd-8"/>22d of June</rs>, 1 handkerchief, value 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-142" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-142" type="surname" value="LEWINS"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1616-offence-1 t18350706-name-142"/>Thomas Lewins</persName>, from hisperson.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-143" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-143" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-143" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS LEWINS</persName> </hi>. I am a druggist. On the 22d of June, at three o'clock in the afternoon, I was in Milton-street—I passed the prisoner about six yards—I felt a tug at my pocket turned round and saw the prisoner running away with my handkerchief in his possession—I ran after him and he dropped it—I took it up and ran and secured him—I could not find an officer-here is the handkerchief.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18350706-1616-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1616-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 14.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1616-18350706 t18350706-1616-punishment-9"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JANE BECKINGTON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1617-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-1617-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1617-offence-1 t18350706-cd-9"/>24th of June</rs>, 1 coat, value 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1617-offence-1 t18350706-name-145"/>William Stevens</persName>; and that she had before been convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-146" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-146" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-146" type="surname" value="STEVENS"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-146" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM STEVENS</persName> </hi>. I am a carman. On the 24th of June I was out with my cart, and hung my coat on a rail where I was delivering goods, in Dean's-yard, Westminster—I missed it—It was delivering goods, in in the morning—I did not see the prisoner there—this is the coat.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-147" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-147" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TALBOT</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. On the 24th of June I saw the prisoner, about a quarter of a mile from Dean's-yard, with this coat on her arm—I took her in charge and asked how she came by it—she said she was going to take it to her husband at Islington.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-148" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-148" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-148" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WARD</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction, which I got at the clerk of the peace at Westminster (
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—I was a witness on the trial—she is the person.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18350706-1617-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 50.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1617-18350706 t18350706-1617-punishment-10"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY LOADES</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1618-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1618-offence-1 t18350706-cd-10"/>24th of June</rs>, 1 pair of steps, value 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1618-offence-1 t18350706-name-150"/>James Pensam</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-151" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-151" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-151" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY DRAKE</persName> </hi>. My master is a carpenter and builder and lives in Gray's-inn-lane. He lent a pair of steps to Mr. James Pensam, a Publican, in Middle-row—I was passing the house on the 24th of June and saw the prisoner cross and take the steps up which laid in front of the house—he put them on his shoulder—I followed him with them down Brook-street to Saffron hill—he then ram—I secured him and gave him in custody—I knew him before—he is a plaster.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-152" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-152" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES PENSAM</persName> </hi>. I am a publican. I borrowed the steps which were taken away—the prisoner comes to my house occasionally)he had no business with the steps.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18350706-1618-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1618-18350706 t18350706-1618-punishment-11"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JANE CHEESEMAN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1619-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1619-offence-1 t18350706-cd-11"/>26th of June</rs> 1 sheet value 2
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 2 pair of stock
<lb/>ings,value 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and 1 collar value 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18350706-name-154" type="victimName">
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1619-offence-1 t18350706-name-154"/>Stephen Tap
<lb/>ster</persName> her master.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-155" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-155" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY TAPSTER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Stephen Tapster. He keeps the Craven Hotel in Craven-street, Strand—the prisoner had been our laundry maid for six months—I had suspicions and sent an officer to search her boxes having missed handkerchiefs—she was out at the time; we searched both her boxes—they were not locked—I found the articles stated in the indictment—they are all marked.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The articles are your own per
<lb/>sonal linen?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes the stockings are my son's he is thirty years old-his name is Stephen Edward—the sheet is my own—my son is my husband's partner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-156" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-156" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD CASTLES</persName> </hi>. I am an officer. I was present when the boxes were searched and this property found—the prisoner was charged stealing it—as I took her to the station-house she said she was sorry for what had happened; but there were others deeper in it than herself; but she would rather die than
<hi rend="italic">split</hi>—I had said nothing to her whatever—Mrs. Tapster had taxed her with it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. TAPSTER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> We have twelve servants—the sheet has been torn up—the other servants had access to her room—this habit-shirt is my daughter-in-law's—the handkerchief and sheet are mine—I recol
<lb/>lect a gentleman complaining of losing his watch two days previous to this—he has since been taken into custody; and skeleton keys have been found in his possession—when he complained every one of the servants were searched—It was after this that I found the things in the prisoner's box.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1619-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 36.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1619-18350706 t18350706-1619-punishment-12"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY GOODEY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1620-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1620-offence-1 t18350706-cd-12"/>22d of June</rs> 2 penknives value 2
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1620-offence-1 t18350706-name-158"/>Edward Batten Walmesley</persName> her master.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-159" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-159" type="given" value="EDWARD BATTEN"/>EDWARD BATTEN WALMESLEY</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker. The prisoner has been in my service one week—on the 22d of June I had reason to suspect her I saw my boy find this property in a box where her bonnet was kept in the kitchen cupboard—I swear it is mine.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I brought no box into the house.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I understood the box to be hers from the witness.</p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-160" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-160" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES SPELLER</persName> </hi>. I am in the prosecutor's service. The band-box at first belonged to my maser; and a young man gave it to the prisoner—her bonnet was found in it—I saw the knives and things found in it, all wrapped up together in a little rag in the box under the bonnet-master has no other female servant.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY GOODEY</hi> </persName> was again indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1621-offence-1 t18350706-cd-13"/>24th of June</rs>, 2 shillings the monies of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1621-offence-1 t18350706-name-162"/>Edward Batten Walmesley</persName>, her master</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-163" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-163" type="given" value="EDWARD BATTEN"/>EDWARD BATTEN WALMSLEY</persName> </hi>. The prisoner was my servant—I missed money in consequence of which I marked twelve shillings on the 24th of June and put them in a purse on the kitchen table I Examined it again in about quarter of an hour, and missed two shillings—I saw the prisoner searched and the two shillings found in her pocket—she said nothing at all.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> My mistress found me lying in the kitchen in a fit, and took me up and put me on two chairs. Witness. She was drunk all the time</p>
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<p>she was in our house, and she called it fits, and laid it to the medicine which the doctor gave her; and after she was apprehended all the medicine was found in the kitchen—she had taken none of it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You did this to find out whether she was honest?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-164" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-164" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS PRICE</persName> </hi>. I am an officer. I found these two marked shillings in the prisoner's pocket.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I did not know I had any money in my pocket—one of the shopmen, who spited me, was close to me, pulling me about, and he put the money into my pocket, and said he would do for me—I told mistress he would be the death of me—It was only about a mutton chop the piece of work began—mistress sent me out to get mutton chops for supper, and the man said to me, "Master will let me have this mutton chop, if you will"—I said, "I will"—he was called to account about it; and the man, out of spite, said I was going to leave the house; and he gave me warning to leave the service—the shopman followed me down stairs, and said, if I did not leave he would do for me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WALMESLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> There was a quarrel between the shopman and the prisoner—he came and told me that she was going to run away on the Saturday morning, when the plate would be left out to be cleaned—I thought he was trumping up a tale against her, and gave him warning, though he had lived with me three years; but since that, every thing he told me proved to be correct—he is still in my service, but is going, for other reasons not connected with this—I do not think he could have gone into the kitchen—the money was not there five minutes before it was lost—there was no quarrel between them at that time—she was drunk.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1621-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 48.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1621-18350706 t18350706-1621-punishment-13"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1622-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1622-offence-1 t18350706-cd-14"/>30th of June</rs>, 1 cap, value 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1622-offence-1 t18350706-name-166"/>John Smyth Larkin</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-167" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18350706-name-167" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-167" type="given" value="JOHN SMYTH"/>JOHN SMYTH LARKIN</persName> </hi>. I am a hatter, and live in High-street, Shadwell. On the 30th of June, I missed a cap from the side of my shop door—I saw the prisoner the next night standing near my door—a neighbour sent a message over to me, which induced me to take him into custody—I found the cap on his head, which I had missed the night before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-168" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN EYLEY</persName> </hi>. I live opposite Mr. Larkin. I saw the prisoner opposite his house—I had seen him the night before, passing the window with the cap in his hand—he seemed confused, and spoke to another lad, and ran away—I immediately went over to Mr. Larkin, to ask if he had lost a cap—he said he had, and next evening I saw the prisoner passing with the cap on his head, and went over to the prosecutor, who secured him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-169" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES AUSTIN</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I took him in charge—he has the mark on his left hand the same as the forty thieves.</p>
<p>(Charles Young, tailor, of Goddy's-rents, Spitalfields: Thomas Wilson, a painter, of Milton-street; and Samuel Cowland, of Club-row, Church-street, gave the prisoner a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1622-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 14.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CLEMENT BROWN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1623-offence-1 t18350706-cd-15"/>28th of April</rs>, at St. James, Westminster, feloniously did forge a certain order for the payment of 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., with intent to defraud
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1623-offence-1 t18350706-name-171"/>Christian Philip Dill</persName>, against the statute, &c. 2nd
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-172" type="given" value="CHRISTIAN PHILIP"/>CHRISTIAN PHILIP DILL</persName> </hi>. I am a baker and live in Oxford-road. I have known the prisoner about a year and a half—he lived as butler with a family which I used to serve—he came to my shop six or seven Weeks ago—my son was at home, and heard what passed—he came into the shop to my wife, and said he was now living at Stratford-place, with a family, and be wanted to have some biscuits sent to the house—he said Mrs. Cotton, his mistress, had dined out with one of my customers, and she was very foad of my bread; but the bread he could say nothing about at present, but we were to send the biscuits up before six o'clock that evening—I then went forwards—he said, "How do you do?" I said, "Very well" he said, "Can you give me change for a bill?" and believing him to be a respectable young man, I said, "Yes; "—my son was by my side, and whispered to me not to do it, but I did—I gave him change for a cheque, for 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—my son went directly into the City to receive the cheque, but returned in less than half an hour without any money—he went so inquire if Mr. Cotton lived where the prisoner said.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know the prisoner in Sir Richard Glynn's service?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I thought he bore and deserved a very good character, or I should not have cashed the cheque—he did not tell me that he received it of a person who told him he was living at Mr. Cotton's—I was unwilling to prosecute him; it is his own fault he is here; I was sent for to the office, and said, "It is your own fault that you are here"—my son had met him in the street.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-173" type="given" value="CHRISTIAN PHILIP"/>CHRISTIAN PHILIP DILL, JUN</persName> </hi>. I was in the counting-house when the prisoner came to the shop—I went into the shop—he chose different sorts of biscuits, and begged them to be sent, about six o'clock, to Mr. Cotton's, 8, Stratford-place—while I was packing them up, he went into the parlour, and was speaking to my father—I followed, after finishing the biscuits, and found my father was changing the cheque—I advised him not to do it, in consequence of my suspicions on looking at the cheque, as the date was altered—any father said he thought it was good, and gave him the change—as the prisoner left, he said, "Be sure to send the biscuits by six o'clock"—I wished to go to the banker's immediately with the cheque—I went to Bosanquet's, where it was refused—I returned home, and mentioned it to my father, and went immediately to Stratford-place, to Mr. Cotton, and made inquiry—I met the prisoner accidentally about six weeks afterwards—he was on the opposite side of the way, in Regent-street—I recognised him immediately, but allowed him to pass me—he stopped, and looked in at a shop window—I passed him, then turned round, and found he had turned back—I turned into Castle-street, and saw him drinking a glass of beer at the bar of a public-house—I could not have a distinct view of him there, and let him come out again—he crossed over, and I saw that it was him—I followed him to Prince's-street, Cavendish-square—I touched him on the shoulder, and said I wanted him—he turned round, appeared rather confused, and said, "What for?"—I said, I dare say he knew—he said, "Let me go?"—I said no, I wished him to come to Oxford-street with me—he drew a paper from his pocket, which appeared the same sort of paper as the cheque was written on—I said, "You have got another of them, I suppose?"—he said, "Of what?"—I said, "You know very well"—he then put it into his pocket—a cab came by shortly afterwards—I asked the cabman to come down, as I wanted to speak to him, and in that time he put the paper into his mouth, and swallowed it—several people came round—I begged him to show what he was eating, but he would</p>
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<p>not; and after he had swallowed it, he pulled out a piece of dry orange
<lb/>peel, and said that was what he was earting—I gave him in charge for forgery.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the alteration you observed, the figure "8" to "28?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I should think bankers would refuse to take cheques when the date is altered—I advised my father not to cash it, on account of the alteration in the date—I do not think the prisoner heard me—he was two or three yards from me, and I spoke very low indeed I whispered very low—he could have gone out of the way if he liked I belive he was very anxious to get out of my way, or why should he pass me and turn back—I am not in partnership with my father.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-174" type="surname" value="HUNT"/>
<interp inst="t18350706-name-174" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN HUNT</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. The prisoner was given into my cs
<lb/>tody by the last witness, on the 24th of June, about a quarter after three o'clock in the afternoon, for forgiving a cheque for 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the prisoner said he had not given him a cheque at all, nor had a farthing of money at all from him—I told him he must go to the station-house he said he could mot go—I said, "Why?"—he said, "Because I am a gentleman's servant and my master is waiting for me"—I said, "Where does your master live? you have no occasion to be frightened, if you have done nothing amiss"—he would not tell me where his master lived—I told him three times, if he would tell me where his master lived and he was detained at the station-house, I would go and let his master know; but I could not make him hear at all till I got to Old Cavendish-street—he then said, "I am a servant out of a situation is there any way by which I can escape?" I looked at him and said nothing—he said, "Can't you let me go?"—I said, "If I let you go, I shall lose my situation, and then we shall neither of us have a situation"—I asked where he lodged—he would not bear again—I said nothing more to him but took him to the station-house.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-175" type="given" value="JOSEPH ALEXANDER"/>JOSEPH ALEXANDER COTTON</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 18, Stratford-place. This is not my cheque, nor of any of my family-none of us bank at Bosan
<lb/>quet's—No 8 where it is dated from has been empty for the last two years—I never saw the prisoner till I was called to the station-house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose you do not sign your name S. Cotton?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; none of my family's Christiam names begin with S.—I am not aware that any other person of my name lives in Stratford-place—I have inquired but I cannot undertake to swear—It is not at all like my writting—I know a Mr. Sims a captain of a West Indiaman.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-176" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN HUNT</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> He did not state that he received the cheque of a Mr. Simms—he said he knew nothing about the cheque at all.</p>
<p>(The cheque, being read, was dated the 28th of April, on Messrs. Bosanquet, Lombard-street, for 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., signed S. Cotton, Stratford-place.)</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am a poor man—I have lived in service but was out of employ at the time, and was glad to earn 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I am entirely inno
<lb/>cent of the charge, as it respects any knowledge that the instrument was forged, or it is not probable I should go to a person I sop well knew as Mr. Dill—he is mistaken in supposing I said I was in Mr. Cotton's service—It was the man who gave it to me—of course I am unable to bring the man forward from whom I got it, as he must be the man by whom it was forged or who knew it was so—I throw myself on the mercy of the Court.</p>
<p>(William Luce deposited to the prisoner's former good character.)</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GUILTY</hi> on 2nd Count.</rs> Aged 40—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSEPH GIBBS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1624-offence-1 t18350706-cd-16"/>4th of June</rs>, 36lbs. weight of candles, value 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1624-offence-1 t18350706-name-178"/>Alexander Barclay</persName>, and otheres.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18350706-name-179" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-179" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JENNINGS</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Alexandr Barclays and Co., wax-chandlers, in Leicester-square. On the 2nd of June a person came to the shop who appeared a carman and put a piece of paper into my hand, which I have here; in consequence of which, I sent to Lord John Thynne s' house, No. 15, Hill-street, Berkeley-square, a quantity of candles by a lad-the prisoner is not the person who brought the order—the candles were charged Lord John Thynne's—he is a customer of ours.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-180" type="given" value="CHRISTOPHER"/>CHRISTOPHER NIELL</persName> </hi>.—I took the candles by Mr. Jenning's direction, to Lord John Thynne's house in Hill-street, and left them with the wit
<lb/>ness Sims.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-181" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-181" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SIMS</persName> </hi>. I was butler to Lord Edward Somerset who was living at Lord John Thynne's—I recollect the candles being brought-two hours after they were delivered, a person came after them but did not have them and about half past six o'clock next morning the prisoner came for them and said he had come from Mr. Barclay-that he wanted the candles, for they ought to have been sent off into the country two days ago—he said they were sent there by mistake and he wanted them directly—I brought them up—he asked me how many there were of them—I said I did not know and he had better count them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi> Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know the prisoner before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I have left Lord Somerset—I left through an set of folly on my own part—I was discharged—I gave him notice to quit—I never introduced any woman into the house—I was discharged for the foot
<lb/>man's misconduct, in introducing a woman into the house—I knew of it—the girl was a common strumpet, I believe-a watch was taken and a silver guard—It was my watch—I saw it on the mantel-piece, when I went to bed-the woman did not go to bed with me—the footman intro
<lb/>deuced her into my room when I was in bed and shut her in with me—I was in a state of intoxication and so not know what I said or did the prisoner was shown to the maid-servant—two persons had come after the candles—she said he was neither of the two—she had an opportunity of seeing them both.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-182" type="given" value="ANDREW"/>ANDREW VALANCE</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I took him in charge on the 19th of June Sims identified him immediately.
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the maid called up?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She was and said he was not either of the men.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18350706-name-183" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-183" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GIBLING</persName> </hi>. I am, a policeman. On the 4th of June the prisoner came to me in Berkeley-square and said, I want you to fetch six papers for me; will you fetch them?"I said, "I cannot tell, you must tell me what they contain"—he said Barclay had sent six papers of candles to Lord Thynne's house by mistake and he said, "Will you fetch them for me and I will write you a note"—he took out his pocket book picked up a bit of paper and wrote this note on the step of No. 13—he said, "They will fetch 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; I will give you a sovereign if you will fetch them"—I said nothing to that—he went away, and I saw no more of him till he was ap
<lb/>prehended-at six o'clock I went to the station-house and showed the inspector the note he wrote for me to go and fetch the candles.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You thought it was right I suppose or you would have taken him into custody?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I did not—I did not know whether</p>
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<p>I should do right to take him—he was about two hundred yards from Lord Thynne's—his offering me a sovereign excited my suspicion—I was on duty at the time, and in my uniform—I did not fee it my duty to take him into custody, till I had reported it to my inspector.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-184" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JENNINGS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> The firm is Alexander Barclay, and two others—I am not sure whether I should know the person who first came with the order.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-186" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY FOSTER</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Colonel Stanhope. I saw the prisoner on Saturday morning, the 13th of June, about four o'clock in Coventgarden market, where I had vegetables and flowers—he came to me between six and seven o'clock, and bought two bunches of roses and a nosegay, at 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>—he gave me a half-crown, and I gave him 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in change—I said, "Why this is bed, I am sure"—he walked away—I followed him—two policemen stood by me, but Idid not see them I took the prisoner brought him back, and gave him to them with the half-crown—Lake took him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you not let the half-crown go into another person's hand to show it to them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi> I apprehended the prisoner, and received a half-crown from Foster—the prisoner put a good half crown into my hand from his right hand—I saw him take his left hand out of his pocket very slily—I felt in his left hand pocket hole, and found he had no pocket there—I shook his trowsers and shook a bad half-crown out of the legs of his trowsers, which I produce.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-188" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FIELD</persName> </hi>. I am Inspector of counterfeit coin to his Majesty's Mint. Both the half-crowns are counterfeit, and they are both impressed from the same mould.</p>
<p>(The Prisoner put in a written defence, stating that the half-crown was paid to the prosecutor by a man who stood by him, and not by himself.)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1626-offence-1 t18350706-name-190"/>Charles Frederick Edgar</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-191" type="given" value="CHARLES FREDRICK"/>CHARLES FREDRICK EDGAR</persName> </hi>. On the 3rd of July I was in Clerkenwell—I had this handkerchief in my pocket, and lost it—I do not know who took it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-192" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HEADWORTH</persName> </hi>. I live in St. John-street. About three o'clock, I saw the prosecutor walking in that street, and the prisoner was close behind him, touching his pocket—I went to the door, and saw his hand in the pocket—he drew the handkerchief out, and passed it form his right hand to his left—I immediately ran and laid hold of him—he threw it down—I told the gentleman, who took it up.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you not say a man in a velvet coat threw the handkerchief down, and it went on my breast.
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1626-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July</hi> 7, 1835.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1627-offence-1 t18350706-cd-18"/>3rd of July</rs>, 5 gallons of ale, value 8
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>. Aged 41.—(
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>,—for feloniously uttering, disposing, and putting off the same, with a like intent.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-197" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BLACKWELL</persName> </hi>. I am warehouseman to John Besemears and Co. of Houndsditch; we have dealings with Mr. Richard Morley—I did not send Mr. Morley any order, nor write this paper—no one but me and the principals in the house have any right to send orders—this is not their writing—the prisoner was formerly in the employ of Mr. Besemears.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-198" type="given" value="ADAM"/>ADAM MURRAY</persName> </hi>. I am warehouseman to John and Richard Morley, in Wood-street. On the 27th of June, the prisoner came with an order, for two dozen pair of white cotton stockings—this is the order he brought—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>) "Please to send by bearer, two dozen full-sized men's white cotton stockings, about twenty-two shillings, for John Besemear and Co. 27th of June, 1835"—we have an account with Besemear and Co., and acting on this order, I gave the prisoner the stockings.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I leave myself to the mercy of the Jury.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LOUISA BECK</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18350706-1629-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/> for stealing, on the 22nd of June, 2 half-crowns, and I farthing, the monies of Charles Nunn, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-200" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES NONN</persName> </hi>. I live in Market-street, Fitzroy-square, and am a shoemaker. On Sunday-night, the 22nd of June, I was in Tottenhsm-court-road, at half-past twelve o'clock—the prisoner came up, and asked me to go with her—I said nothing to that, and then she put her hand round my waist, and picked my pocket instantly of two half-crowns, which I had seen safe five minutes before—I told her she had robbed me—she denied it—I said if she would not give it me, I would give her in charge.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you meet me at half-past eleven o'clock, and take me into public-houses, when I had had sufficient?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I will take my oath I did not see her before—I never went into any public-house with her then, or at any other time.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-201" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD BARKER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable E</hi> 124.) The prosecutor called me, and said the prisoner had robbed him of five shillings and one farthing—she denied it—I took her a little way—she desired me to go back—I would not—I searched her, and found the two half-crowns in her stays, and the farthing in her hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> He did not halloo at all.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi> Yes; there was a cry of "Police"—I went up, and the pro
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<p>had her by the arm—she was the worse for liquor—the prosecutor was quite sober.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1629-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 36.—
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-205" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM COLLINS</persName> </hi>. About six o'clock in the evening, on the 20th of June, a person came to my house, and gave me information, in cousequence of which I looked for my bed-sacking, which should have been in my shop—I missed one piece, measuring about forty yards.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-206" type="given" value="AUGUSTUS SAMUEL"/>AUGUSTUS SAMUEL SMITH</persName> </hi>. On the 20th of June, I was looking towards the prosecutor's shop, and saw three lads loitering about the window. The prisoners are two of them—I had seen them for about three minutes together, looking at some bills, and looking in at the window; and I have seen them loitering about together down Whitecross-street—they seemed to know each other—they spoke to each other at the window—I saw Norgrove go into the shop, and return immediately with a roll of bed sacking—he gave it to Hill, who came away with it, and went down Mitchell-street—Norgrove and the other person went towards Old-street, in a different direction—I went into the shop, and told Mr. Collins.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What are you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A watchfinisher. Mr. Collins lives in Helmet-row—I do not live there—but happened to be on the opposite side—I was coming from the gilders—It was four o'clock in the afternoon—about a month ago I saw the prisoners loitering in Whitecross-street, when I was going down to Banner-street, to the gilders,—I did not take them up, because I was afraid my master would blame me, as I had been stopping some time—the sacking has never been found—Hill had Blucher boots on—I was about thirty yards from him when he was at the door, but he came towards me in coming to Mitchell-street—I did not notice his neckcloth—the prisoners were taken yesterday week—the goods were lost last Saturday fortnight—the officer came to our house to ask if Hill was the person—I saw Norgrove taken—I am not mistaken in their persons—I saw them so plainly.</p>
<p>(Hill received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-1630-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-209" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WHEELER</persName> </hi>. I live in Leather-land. The prisoner was in my employ on the 13th of April—I did not send him to any body to get any scemt bottles that day—I am a glass-cutter, and sell scent bottles—I was called to give evidence on another subject—there were two duplicates for scent bottles produced—I was called upon to say whether they belonged to me—these are them—I know them to be mine—I saw them last time in my shop, some time in April—these twelve were packed in a paper for exportstion—they were not sold—I have not doubt they are mine, but I have no private mark on them—they were wrapped up separately in small papers, and then in dozens, I had had them to make up an order for exportation—upon</p>
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<p>my oath, I believe they are my property—the prisoner was in my service.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-210" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BOWEN</persName> </hi>. I am an assistant to a pawnbroker, at Smithfield-bars. I took in this dozen of bottle from the prisoner, on the 13th of April, in the name of John Palmer—I might have mistaken the name for Farmer.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> What did you say?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I asked your name and address—I understood that you would bring some more in a short time.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> The fact is I did pledge them—when I took that dozen I asked three shillings on them—he said he supposed I would take fourpence a piece for them—I said "No; they are worth a great dealmore;" but it was under the impression of getting them out again.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH ANN CLARKE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1632-offence-1 t18350706-name-212"/>Joseph Lane</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-213" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH LANE</persName> </hi>. On the 23d of June, at a quarter to twelve o'clock, I met the prisoner. I had just before counted my money in Tottenham court-road—she asked me to give her something to drink—I declined, it being so late—she said she did not mind, she had got the key, I could go with her—I went on to Gordon-square, and was standing there a minute—she took two good half-crowns and one bad one from me—she turned the corner—I turned, and gave her to the policeman—she produced the bad half-crown, and said I gave her that; but I had given her none.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you give me a bad half-crown?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I had nothing to drink—I never treated you to any gin and cloves, nor went into any public-house after I left my friends—I did not say that I wanted to speak to you alone—she said she would cross the road to speak to her friend—I thought something was not right—I then missed my money, and pursued her, and overtook her about three hundred yards off.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I showed the bad half-crown to the policeman—he gave it to me back—you came and said "You have robbed me"—I said "I have not got any thing but five shillings of my own. "Witness. No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GLADDEN</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable E</hi> 133.) I was on duty in Torrington-place, and was called by the prosecutor—he said he wanted to give the prisoner in charge for robbing him of three half-crowns, tow good and one bad one—she said that the prosecutor gave her the bad half-crown; but denied having any other money—I searched her at the station-house, and found two good half-crowns between her bonnet and the lining.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> In going to the station-house, there were a lot of persons who told me if I did not give the five shillings to my friend they would take it from me—I told the man that I had five shillings; not this man, but the other man that went up stairs with me—I took the five shillings out of my pocket and put it with my bonnet—I said the bad half-crown was what he gave me—I am not guilty of taking a farthing from him.</p>
<p>(Eliza Greenwood, of Luck-street, and Rebecca Busby, gave the prisoner a good character.)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JACK ROBERTSON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1633-offence-1 t18350706-cd-23"/>24th of June</rs>, 1 handkerchief, value 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1633-offence-1 t18350706-name-215"/>Samuel Brown</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-216" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL BROWN</persName> </hi>. About half-past eleven o'clock, on the morning of the 24th of June, I was coming up Cheapside, and felt a tug at my pocket—I turned round and saw the prisoner at my elbow—I caught him by the are, and said "You have my handkerchief"—he said "No I have not;" and on looking round I saw it in his left hand—he dropped it on the grant—this is it—I had it in my pocket just before.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I had not had it in my hand.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I swear I saw it in his hand.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-217" type="given" value="PHILIP"/>PHILIP PARISH</persName> </hi>. I was called, and took the prisoner and the handkerchief.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I did not take the gentleman's handkerchief.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-220" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY JEROME</persName> </hi>. I live in Union-street, Bishopsgate—I have a partner, and am a pawnbroker. On the 20th of June, in the afternoon, I missed a waistcoat—I saw the prisoner come to my house that afternoon—this is it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-221" type="given" value="PHILIP"/>PHILIP BRINKMAN</persName> </hi>. I live in Union-street, opposite the prosecutor. On the 20th of June, I saw the prisoner take the waistcoat from the door, and put it under his flannel jacket—I gave information, and he was taken.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-222" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BEMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable No.</hi> 75.) I apprehended the prisoner—he took this waistcoat from under his jacket, and threw it down.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-223" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT CAMPPEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable H</hi> 137.) I produce a certificate of the pirsoner's former conviction (
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was walking along—I saw the waistcoat hang down—I took it up, and put it under my jacket.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I saw him pull it down from the door.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-227" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL PEARCE</persName> </hi>. I am coachman to Mr. Praed—I have seen the prisoner in our stable in Seymour News, and have given him money—I thought he was in distress—he was out of a situation—on the 18th of June, he called and left my stable at one o'clock—I had a box in my room—I unlocked it at one o'clock, and saw my money there then—I then left my keys in it by mistake—there were three sovereigns, and one half sovereign, and one half crown in it—I returned in the evening about six or eight—I wanted to go to the box—I missed my keys, and could not find them—I broke the box the next morning, and missed the money—the prisoner was taken on the Saturday evening following—I asked him what he had done with the keys—he said he had not seen them—the next day at the office be acknowledged to me that he had opened the box, and had put the keys behind a box in John's room—I sent a man to look about—they have not been found.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-228" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS STANTON</persName> </hi>. I am helper at Mr. Praed's. On the 18th of June, the prisoner came to me and asked if he could go up stairs—I followed him up—he asked if I was not going into the house—I said, "Yes "—he asked me to slip the bolt, that he might hear if any one came in—I did so, and returned in ten minutes—I came back—he was sitting on the box</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-229" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN STANTON</persName> </hi>. I am cousin to the last witness—the prisoner lodged with me in Ormond-street—he was to pay 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week. On the Thursday evening, about seven o'clock, he was in the yard, and he told me he had paid his rent, which was 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. which he owed.—I saw he had some money—on the Saturday following I saw him at the Crown public-house—I told him there was some one after him, and asked him how he was going on—he said miserably, and said he was wretched.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-230" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SIMMONS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable D</hi> 77.) I took the prisoner, and asked if he knew Mr. Praed's coachman—he said, "Yes, very well; I am innocent"—I said, "You must go with me, and see him"—I had not made any charge then against him—I took him into a shop, and found one sovereign, one half sovereign, one shilling, and some copper on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I went there at three o'clock. I asked that young man to let me write a letter—he did—he went up with me, and went out to take a jug of water up.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-231" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS STANTON</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined. Q.</hi> Was there a possibility of anybody else coming in there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I stopped there till the coachman came home—I then trimmed the horse up, and went into the house to supper—no one could go up without going through the house, but that door was kept locked.</p>
<p>(William Day, Acre-lane, Clapton, gave the prisoner a good character, and promised to employ him.)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.</hi> </rs>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1636-offence-1 t18350706-name-234"/>Elizabeth Lambe</persName> the younger.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-235" type="given" value="JOHN WELLS"/>JOHN WELLS LAMBE</persName> </hi>. I live at 29. Cockspur-street. The prisoner lived with my father; his name is John Lambe—we had missed several things—I got a search-warrant—my mother searched the prisoner's box when she was going away, but she had taken away a bundle, and we went to her apartments—I searched that bundle—that was at No. 3, Marketplace—the officer, the evening before, watched her home—she came to our house the morning following—I went with the officer, and found the bundle there—I found a brooch—this locket is mine—It was found in her box at our house—the shirt was found at the pawnbroker's; it is mine—I missed both these articles.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you any mark on the shirt?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I had eight made, but only three of them are marked—I only know it as matching the other cloth—It has not buttons on it—I do not owe her any thing—her wages were 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a year—two years' wages were dye—she had never asked for money—she said she had money from her last place, and had saved this to go to Ireland—I gave her 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. when she was charged with this, in case she should want money—the officer said, "You had better not give her money; she will be robbed of it"—we have lost so many things that I did not consider she was entitled to any of her wages—we came fully prepared to pay her he wages, if it was required.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What question did you ask your mother?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Whether she would pay—she told me she should not without she was compelled—I know the</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; but having lost a diamond ring, worth 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., I did not consider she was entitled to it—I saw her the next day after her bundle had been searched—my mother and sister were present—she came through the shop without speaking to any one, and when down into the kitchen to a basket, and said she wanted to get some things—I said, "Mary, your must not stay here"—she said, "I shall not go without my wages"—I told her to sit down, and my father would think of it, thought he was not certain whether he would pay her—on finding the duplicate in her box we thought we would search her lodgings—It was found in her absence—we have no other servants—we prevented her taking the basket the night before—we told her not to go into the kitchen—the locket was found in her box, in her presence—notwithstanding that she came again the next day, and remained in the house an hour and a half—she never asked for the 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. till the night she was going away—we did not pay her, because we had found the locket—we got an officer, and he watched her to her lodgings—we did not give her in charge that night—we did not find the duplicate that night nor search her basket, it was all done in such a hurry—this locket was found in her box, in her bed-room—the basket was not thought of till she was gone—I will swear she did not ask for her basket the night before, in my presence—I went myself with two officers to search her lodgings—this is the locket I found.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-236" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA LAMBE</persName> </hi>. The prisoner had been in my husband's employ, and her wages are 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., but she had received 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>—the gentleman has confused my son from the truth—I have not paid her wages, because it is not my place, it is my husband's—I was present on the morning she came to ask for her wages, which were not paid, as there was some explanation necessary respecting the things found—the wages was not her first question—she did not say she would not go without her wages—I was present when my son and daughter were, when she came in, and said something about her wages—I declined to pay her, as I considered it was my husband's place—on searching her clothes, I found a locket in her box—she called it here sad used it as hers—she said she thought it was a button—I saw my daughter find the duplicate in her basket—It was an open basket, a kind of market-basket in the kitchen—I had found the duplicate before the officer was sent for, on the morning she came, and we gave her into custody—I do not think she demanded her wages then, but I mentioned to the inspector, that I owed her wages, and would she have them then—he said "No, by no means, she will lose it in the company where she is going; but I begged him to take two sovereigns.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You were willing to pay her then, though you had two charges against her?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I thought the night before that she had stolen the locket, but she was not given into custody that night—I thought a few hours would make very little difference, as she said she took it for a button—I thought it might possibly be the case, and had there not been other things, I might not have given her in charge—When she came next day, she turned every thing out of the market-basket to look for the duplicate—It is very likely I did mention to her about the duplicate—I cannot say whether I did—I might say, "Gibe me up my things and the duplicate"—the officer mentioned it, and she said, it was the du
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<p>of a friend of her's over at Lambeth-marsh, who gave it her for a debt they owed her—she did not demand her wages that morning, when she came—her first inquiry was about the basket—She was brought up from the kitchen, but she did not then demand her wages—my son was not in the parlour at that moment—he might bring her up from the kitchen—She might have demanded her wages—her box was not rigidly searched; if it had been, I should have found the brooch in the paper of starch—I found a fine cut glass bottle in the same basket, which is not in these indictments—the basket has not lock or cover to it, it is a common market-basket—any one can open it—It hung up in the kitchen—I had a character with the prisoner, and kept her two years, out of compassion—the woman said she did not know what would become of her—I had let her have three sovereigns—she had one, and then she came and said, "Let me have two sovereigns"—I said, "Mary, I am sorry to bear you lent the other sovereign; did not parties pay you"—she said, "No"—I said, it was a pity she should lend them any more—she said, her country-people would deprive her of it, and they would follow her—I said I would send them away, which I did—she did not that morning ask for her wages over and over again, and say that she would not go out of the house till she had got them; I do not think she did—she was too much confused, and shocked at the duplicate being found.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-237" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH LAMBE, JUN</persName> </hi>. I was in the kitchen when the prisoner's basket was searched, on the evening of the 1st of July—there was a duplicate found in it, a great number of old ribbons, and some bottles of very little value; one had had some perfume in it, but it was empty; that was a cut bottle—there was a plated cup in it—this brooch is my father's—these stockings are mine—I had not missed them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The prisoner tells me you had got rid of these stockings—that you had done with them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not tell her so—they are too good to have done with—I have no mark on them—I do not mark my stockings; but the prisoner said they were mine, and they are my own darning—She said when they were found that I gave them to her—my mother was present then—the prisoner was not present when her basket was searched—It was in the kitchen, its usual place—the basket was found by my mother—I did not hear her tell the prisoner so—she left between nine and ten o'clock at night—she went away of her own accord—there was no officer in the house—he was in the street—I saw her in the parlour the next morning—my mother and my brother both went down into the kitchen and sent her up—I did not hear her speak—I did not remain in the parlour a moment—I did not hear her ask for wages, except in the shop, where she asked my mother—she said she must have her wages, and my mother was going to pay her—she took out two sovereigns to pay her—I am quite sure of that—I did not hear her say how much was due to her—my mother took out two sovereigns, and the policeman told her not to pay—she did not give here the two sovereigns.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Then your mother did not pay her the two sovereigns, because the policeman desired her not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, Sir, she did not—I have made no mistake about that.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-238" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD WOODS</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker. I produce this shirt, pawned on the 23d of April, in the name of Mary Clark; I do not know by whom.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-239" type="given" value="JOHN WELLS"/>JOHN WELLS LAMBE</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined. Q.</hi> Who paid this money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> My mother gave it to the inspector—I afterwards got it from him, and took</p>
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<p>it to the cell, and gave it to the prisoner, and she signed this receipt for it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-240" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HALL</persName> </hi>. I took the prisoner into custody. I found these stockings in the same bundle where the brooch was, at Mrs. Welch's, where the prisoner had lodged the night before, as Mrs. Welch said; I do not know it myself.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN DRAKE</hi> </persName> was again indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1637-offence-1 t18350706-name-242"/>John Lambe</persName>, her master.</rs> </p>
<p>(The brooch in question was found in the bundle at Market-street, as stated in the former case, and the same evidence was given.)</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">TIMOTHY M'CARTY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18350706-1638-offence-1 t18350706-cd-28"/>18th of June</rs>, 5 sovereigns and 3 £5 Bank notes, the monies of
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-245" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WYNNS</persName> </hi>. I live in Haberdasher's place, hoxton. I am a clerk at Messers. storr and Mortimer's manufactory, Harrison-street, Gray's-inn-lane—the firm consists of three partners—Paul Storr is one—the prisoner was employed as a porter—It was the custom to send from the factory to the shop for money—I sent an order to Mr. Poulter at the shop—when money was particularly wanted I have said what it was for—on the 18th of June, I gave the prisoner this order—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—"Mr. Poulter, Please to send £20 for Hall; Mr. Mortimer's Desertstand Factory, 18th June, 1835"—the object of this was to pay the duty of the dessert-stande at Goldsmiths' Hall—I observed some writing at the bottom of this order of Mr. Metealfe's, who is clerk of the patty cash—when I gave this order to the prisoner, I said, "Here is a note to Mr. Poulter for money, "he then went with it—I did not see him again that evening—I saw him he next morning at the manufactory, and asked why he had not brought the money—his reply was that there was none sent—Mr. Hunt, one of the proprietors, lives next door to the factory, and is the person to whom this money should have been delievered.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who does the firm consist of?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. Paul Storr, Mr. John Mortimer, and Mr. John Samuel Hunt—I heard the prisoner say that if he had received the money he had lost it—I am not aware that he is weal in his head.</p>
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<interp inst="t18350706-name-246" type="given" value="JOHN DIXON"/>JOHN DIXON METCALFE</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Messrs. Storr and Mortimer, at their house in Bond-street. I keep the petty cash—the prisoner came there about a quarter before eight o'clock on the evening of the 18th of June, and brought this order, in consequence of which I delivered to him three £5 Bank notes and five sovereigns—I marked the order with these letters, "Pd. M'Carthy, J. D. M. "—I inclosed the money and directed it to Mr. Hunt, 26, Harrison-street, Gray's-inn-road—the prisoner left the shop with it—I saw him there again the next morning, and said to him, in consequence of what I had heard, "That cash has not been received; I put it into your own hand"—he said, "I never saw the cash, I will take my solemn oath.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> Are you quite certain that you have not made some mistake?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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