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<p>PIRIE, MAYOR.</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-1" type="given" value="HENRY"/>BY HENRY BUCKLER</persName>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-2" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HEBERT</persName>, CHEAPSIDE.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-3" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TYLER</persName>, PRINTER, BOLT-COURT, FLEET-STREET.</p>
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<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, December 13th, 1841, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Honourable
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN PIRIE</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir Edmund Hall Alderson, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir John Patteson, Knt., one of the Justices of the Court of Queen's Bench; Sir Claudius Stephen Hunter, Bart.; Matthias Prime Lucas, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-4" type="given" value="PETER"/>Sir Peter Laurie</persName>, Knt.; Charles Fare-brother, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-5" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Kelly</persName>, Esq.; Aldermen of the said City: the Honourable Charles Ewan Law, Recorder of the said City:
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-6" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Lain
<lb/>son</persName>, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-7" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Humphrey</persName>, Esq.; and John Kinnersley Hooper, Esq.; Aldermen of the said City: John Mirehouse, Esq., Common Sergeant of the said City; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Tenniner, 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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<interp inst="t18411213-name-8" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Wilson</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-9" type="given" value="SIMON"/>Simon Ward</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-12" type="given" value="RICE"/>Rice Jones</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-13" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Mortleman</persName> </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="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PIRIE, MAYOR</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SECOND SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—Two stars</hi> (**),
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—An obelisk</hi>
<hi rend="italic">that a prisoner is known to be the associate of bad characters</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, December</hi> 13
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1841.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury, before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-70" type="given" value="SARAH SELSBY"/>SARAH SELSBY BRADLEY</persName> </hi>. I am a widow, and live in Redman's-row, Mile-end. On the 21st of November the prisoner Lee came to my shop and asked for half-an-ounce of "returns" tobacco—after he was served the prisoner Roberts came in and asked for half-an-ounce of "returns" as well—he was served—when he came in Lee said to him, "Captain Roberts, when did yon arrive?"—he said he arrived with the night-tide, or morning-tide, which he pleased to call it, and that his ship laid in St. Katharine's Docks—Lee said to Roberts,"—You are little aware who you are talking to; you are talking to Mr. Rolls's sister, the plumber, of Wapping" (I am sister to Mr. Rolls, the plumber, of Wapping)—Roberts passed round Lee, and came round to a wicket-door which I have to keep customers away—I pushed him back, and told him what he had to say, to say over the counter—Lee told me not to be alarmed, for Roberts wanted to leave his watch, and I need not be afraid, it was all right—I pushed him again, wishing him not to come in, but he insisted on leaving the watch, saying if it was 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. he should not be afraid of leaving it with me; that he was going out on a
<hi rend="italic">spree</hi>, and did not wish to take such a valuable watch with him; he would not take 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for it—he then pulled his ring off his finger, left the ring and watch, and asked for two sovereigns on them—he did not say the watch was gold—he said he knew my brother very well, he had done his ship—his name was mentioned, and on that condition I lent him 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on account of my brother's name being mentioned—I believed that he knew my brother—did not look at the watch, to ascertain the value—Lee said there was a great deal of interest wanted among the captains, to get work now, and he seemed rather
<hi rend="italic">huff</hi> and cross at it—I considered he thought my brother would have the work of the ship—I gave Roberts a sovereign, a half-sovereign, and 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver—I have since delivered the watch and ring to the policeman—I had seen Lee before, but not for five or six</p>
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<p>years—I knew him as a painter, but never knew his name—I had never seen Roberts before in my life—I did not see either of them again till they were at the Thames police-office on the Tuesday week afterwards—Lee first called Roberts "Captain Roberts," and then he said "Captain Robert Brown, when did you arrive?"—I am quite certain of both the prisoners—they were dressed more like gentlemen than they are now—Roberts looked like a captain.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Roberts</hi>. It was after I got the money that the conversation passed about your brother—I merely borrowed 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. you, without any represen
<lb/>tation on my part—did I make any representation?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, you said you knew my brother, and he had done work for you—you said that be
<lb/>fore I lent you the money.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Lee</hi>. When Roberts came in he asked for tobacco, I looked up, and said, "Well, Captain, how are you?"—no name was mentioned till he was going out—he asked where the governor was, and I said, "There is no governor, this lady is the sister of Rolls, the plumber.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. He said nothing of the kind—he said I was Rolls, the plumber's sister—I parted with the money on the representation that Roberts knew my brother, who had done work for him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-71" type="given" value="ROBERT HORWOOD"/>ROBERT HORWOOD VALENTINE</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of the K division of police. I have a watch and ring which I received from the prosecu
<lb/>trix—it is a very inferior watch—it is metal, and will not go—the ring is not worth a penny—the watch and appendages are not worth 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-72" type="given" value="GEORGE WILLIAM"/>GEORGE WILLIAM GRAVE</persName> </hi>. I am a sergeant of the K division of police. I have examined the watch, and appendages, and ring—I have been con
<lb/>nected with the watch-making business all my life—my father was a watch-maker forty-five years—the intrinsic value of the watch is not 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., but as a toy it may be worth a crown—the case would take a little time to make, but it is of no value—the movements are worth nothing—the chain is of no value, only plated, and the seals are of no real value—they are got up by Jews to be sold.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Roberts. Q.</hi> How long have you been a watchmaker?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Twenty-seven years—I did not serve my time to it—since I have been in the po
<lb/>lice I have had hundreds through my hands—I cannot say what the case would cost gilding—I am speaking of the intrinsic value of the movements—it is a mere toy.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Roberts</hi>. The gilding would cost 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. the works are worth 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and the chain is German silver; any watchmaker would give different evidence.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I know it is of no use—the key will not wind it up—it has the appearance of a jewelled watch, but it is only the representation of a jewel, only a bit of glass—I know the difference between diamond and glass—I will swear it is not diamond—I will not swear it is glass.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-73" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS ROLLS</persName> </hi>. I am a plumber, and live at Wapping—Mrs. Bradley is my sister. I never saw Roberts, and never did work for him—I know no Captain Roberts—I have known Lee by sight some years, as a painter, but never knew him by name, till he was at the Thames Police Office.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Roberts's Defence</hi>. I said I would not lose it for 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I cannot rebut the evidence, as she swears she was represented to me as Rolls's sister, but it was after I got the money, just as I was going out.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. BRADLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>. I should not have lent the money if he had not made use of those words, and Lee said so as well—he said my</p>
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<p>brother did the work of his ship, and he knew my brother well—he had whiskers when he came to my shop, but now he has none.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Lee's Defence</hi>. I have no knowledge of the watch; they went into a private room when it was pawned, and as he came out she said, "What name shall I say?" I never said a word about the watch myself; I never saw it till I was at the Thames Police-office; I did not know he was going to leave it; I was talking to her some time before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-298-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 67.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LEE—
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<interp inst="t18411213-298-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 40.—
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 260lbs. weight of currants, value 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 100lbs. weight of pepper, value 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 200lbs. weight of sugar, value 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 90lbs. weight of candy, value 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 190lbs. weight of candied-peel, value 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 100lbs. weight of treacle, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 571bs. weight of almonds, value 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 14lbs. weight of figs, value 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 56lbs. weight of lozenges, value 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 70lbs. weight of rice, value 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 40lbs. weight of allspice, value 28
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 30lbs. weight of ginger, value 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 19lbs. weight of plums, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 22lbs. of carraway-comfits, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 3lbs. weight of gum. value 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 bottle, value 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 19 cannisters, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 4lbs. weight of nutmegs, value 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 3 weights, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-78" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD WILKINS</persName> </hi>. I am a wholesale confectioner, at 57, and 58, St. John-street. The prisoner was in my service ten weeks as porter, at the time he was apprehended—he had access to the stock mentioned in the indictment, and could have taken it—he had been in my employ about two years before, for three or four years—I had a very high opinion of him, and recommended him to the police force, where he obtained a situation—about nine o'clock in the evening, on the 3rd of December, I received a communication from Mr. Caulfield, my clerk—he showed me some cur
<lb/>rants in his apron—the prisoner was present—he cried, and said it was the first thing he had robbed me of, and he had merely taken them for a Christmas-pudding—I gave him into the custody of a policeman—I af
<lb/>terwards Went to the station—the policeman searched him again there, and found about half-a-pound more currants in his pocket—his premises were afterwards searched, and all the articles stated in the indictment were found, all of which I deal in—the currants were in a bag, with the mark of one of my country customers on it—I can undertake to say that bag had been in my possession—there was more currants in another bag, and the liquorice was in in a paper stamped—I know the lozenges and other things—they belong to me, as they are marked with our stamp—I believe all the articles found belong to me—my stock is considerable—I should not be able to miss the articles individually—I should miss them in the whole—my stock has cer
<lb/>tainly decreased beyond my sales—(
<hi rend="italic">property produced</hi>)—when the prisoner was at the station-house he said he lived at No. 3, Swan-alley—in conse
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<p>but no such person lived there—I returned to the prisoner and said, "You don't live at No. 3, Swan-alley, you had better tell us the truth" he then said he lived at No. 6, Swan-alley, in the middle room—I went to No. 6 about half-past ten o'clock—I found nothing belonging to me in the middle room—in consequence of inquiries I made there I searched the front room ground-floor, and all the articles enumerated were found in that room—we do not deal by retail—we deal in all the articles found, and I believe the whole of them to be mine.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. It is quite a mistake about a false address, I told him No, 6, in the first instance, and I told him I let the middle room, but did not live in it.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>.—I am not mistaken—he said he occupied the middle room.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-79" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM CAULFIELD</persName> </hi>. I am the prosecutor's clerk. I remember the occasion in question which called my attention to the prisoner—I commu
<lb/>nicated what I saw to the prosecutor, and afterwards saw the property which was brought from the prisoner's premises—I was shown two bags—there was pimento or allspice in them then—I know this bag—it had been sent to a country customer and returned—it is my master's property—here is my master's stamp on this liquorice, which denotes that it was made at my master's premises—I know this tin—it is used to put goods in, and has a label on it, printed purposely for us—there is nothing in the tins—they usually contain acidulated drops—we found no acidulated drops—the other articles are such as Mr. Wilkins deals in—nothing but the liquorice bears the stamp—we have a great quantity of the tins—here is another bag similar to the one sent to the country customer, and returned, which belongs to my master—the prisoner was never authorised to take any of these things away, nor the bags.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How would the bags be sent back to you from the country?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> By the same conveyance as they went, and be brought from the wharf by porters—our porter would not go for them, nor take the goods out.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Have you ever sold any of that juice?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Of course we have sold some, but we do not perhaps send out 25lbs. in twelve months—our dealings are very large—our returns are from 40,000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to 50,000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a year—I cannot undertake to swear the juice was never sold—we never sell by the stick, nor do I believe we ever sold 2lbs. at a time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you have these lozenges during the ten weeks the prisoner was with you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and the acidulated drops, and all the other articles—I have no question but that he took these goods oat early in the morning, from the time he came in until breakfast-time, and at shutting-up time—he shut up the premises in the evening—he would have opportunities of taking the goods, packing them up, and taking them out.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was his duty as porter if he did not carry out goods?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Cleaning up the warehouse, and helping in the manufactory—he took goods out sometimes, but since he has been back this time he did not take out many goods—we send out four or five cart-loads of goods in a day—Mr. Wilkins lives at No. 57—the prisoner would have access to Nos. 57 and 58 also—he was not left quite alone in charge of the premises of a morning, but he might be an hour or an hour and a half at No. 58 alone in the morning—his lodging was about two hundred yards from the pre
<lb/>mises—I can say that these particular sacks were in our possession within the ten weeks.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-80" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-80" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD WILKINS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>. I have not sold</p>
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<p>these articles to the prisoner—the allspice has not been sold at all—it is an odd weight—we sell 28lbs. or 56lbs. —they have not been sold, or I should not have found them in his place—I know them by the bags, and the papers are marked—I do not swear to the currants, but they were found in a bag of mine—we keep them in barrels and in bags—we occa
<lb/>sionally send out the bags to customers—we have missed property of this description from our stock, but I was not aware so large a quantity was gone—they weigh in all 3cwts. and a half.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-81" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-81" type="given" value="WILLIAM JOHN"/>WILLIAM JOHN CLARK</persName> </hi>. I am in the prosecutor's service. I marked one of the bags produced previous to its going to the country customer about six months ago—it came back about the 1st of September—I have seen it on the premises after the prisoner came back—he came back in September—I can undertake to say the bag was on the premises after that.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How did you take such notice of the bag?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I mark very few bags myself, but being very busy I marked that previous to its going into the country—it is marked "S. A."—I swear I printed that myself—I have not marked twenty bags.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you recollect the fact of doing it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, as well as knowing my own writing—I marked it for Mr. Scott, of Ashford, Kent.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-82" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WATTS</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I was sent for by the prosecutor—I was present when the prisoner first gave his address, No. 3, Swan-alley—I am certain of that—in consequence of what he said I went with his master to No. 3, and found he did not live there—I made further inquiry, and in about three hours returned to the station—I said nothing myself about the address he had given, nor did the prosecutor in my presence—I afterwards went with the prosecutor to No. 6, and in the front-room ground-floor found the articles produced.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-83" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-83" type="given" value="CATHERINE"/>CATHERINE FIELD</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 6, Swan-alley, St. John-street—the prisoner occupied the parlour, which is the front-room ground-floor, with his wife and family—that is the room the things were found in.</p>
<p>(—Taylor, Surgeon, Vine-street, Hatton-garden, deposed to the prisoner's good character.)</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-300-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 35.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-300-18411213 t18411213-300-punishment-3"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE WESTON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18411213-301-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-301-offence-1 t18411213-cd-3"/>1st of December</rs>, 2 spoons, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-301-offence-1 t18411213-name-85"/>George William Adams</persName> and others, his masters; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-301-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 33.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy</hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-301-18411213 t18411213-301-punishment-4"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">EDMUND TUCK</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18411213-302-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzlement.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-87" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-87" type="surname" value="SLIGHT"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-87" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA SLIGHT</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Matthew Ledger, of Hack
<lb/>ney; he dealt with Mr. Seller for bread, which the prisoner brought On the 20th of November I paid him, on his master's account, 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for three weeks' bread—he gave me a receipt, which I have.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Has he signed your book?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, "Settled, E. Tuck."—the whole of the book is his writing.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-88" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-88" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-88" type="surname" value="SELLER"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-88" type="given" value="SAMUEL NORMAN"/>SAMUEL NORMAN SELLER</persName> </hi>. The prisoner was in my employ, to carry out bread and receive money—he never accounted to me for 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Mr. Ledger—he should pay me the same night, when I go over the books with him—I give him a bill when he takes bread out—I have an entry of 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5 1/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in my ledger as due—I have not got it with me—this is a sort</p>
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<p>of pass-book between me and the customer—he has not accounted to me for any money received at that time, nor any thing on their account—he has never brought me any money from Mr. Ledger since July.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Does your wife sometimes receive money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—she is not here—she very rarely receives money—she has not done so on this account—if she had I should not have the bills to bring for
<lb/>ward—this is the pass-book between the prisoner and the customer—the prisoner did not introduce me to his former customers—I did not, that I am aware of, serve any customers that were formerly served by him—he formerly carried on business about a hundred yards from me—I may have had customers who dealt with him, but not through his influence—the business I took had been much neglected in consequence of the person I took it from failing—I have got the custom back through my own trial, assisted by the prisoner—no one received money besides me and my wife—the prisoner had 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week at first, and at the time of this charge he had 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. if I had my book here I could tell how much he paid me on the 20th of November—I did not discover any thing wrong till last Wed
<lb/>nesday week—I cannot tell whether my wife or I accounted with him on the 20th of November—she rarely did so, except I was in town—I was not absent above once or twice a month—I cannot swear he did not ac
<lb/>count with my wife on the 20th of November.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-302-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS BULPIT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18411213-303-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-303-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> for assaulting
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-90" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-303-offence-1 t18411213-name-90"/>James Peto</persName>, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-303-offence-1 t18411213-cd-4"/>27th of August</rs>, and cutting and wounding him on his left leg, with intent to maim and disable him.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-91" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-91" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-91" type="surname" value="PETO"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-91" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES PETO</persName> </hi>. I occupy a farm at Heston. One Friday, in August last, the prisoner was in my service, harvesting—he had been reaping corn for me, and had not done it to my satisfaction—I told him I wished him to alter it, and do it in a workman-like manner—he said, if there was any alteration required, I might do it myself—I told him I should not pay him until he had done it—he was at work with another man, his father-in-law—I then went into my house—this was about two o'clock—about nine, he came to the house, accompanied by his fellow-workman—I said I should not pay him till it was altered—he said he should not leave the house till he was paid—I went in, leaving him there, and closed the door—shortly after he rapped very violently at the door—I went out, and found him at the door, with his companion—I told him it was no use his stopping there, for I should not pay him till I saw his work done properly; if he would meet me in the field at five o'clock in the morning, if the work was then properly done, I would pay him for it—his companion heard what I said to him, seemed perfectly satisfied, and was going away—on his being about to go, the prisoner used some very bad language, and said he was a fool for leaving; he was not to be afraid of that fellow—he did not appear in the least intoxicated—his partner left, leaving him alone, and then he fol
<lb/>lowed him—there is a gate before you get off my premises after leaving the door—when he used the bad language going out, I asked him what he meant, and followed him to the gate, and at the gate he said he would knock my b—brains out—he had a hoe in his hand, and swung it over my head at the time he used the expression—I had not offered any violence to him, or attempted to strike him—I did not observe any reaping-hook at</p>
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<p>the time, if lie had one—he did not strike me with the hoe—I went up to him to take the hoe from him—Mr. De Carr, a friend of mine, who was there, came and drew the hoe from both of us—I was struggling for the hoe, and closed with him, in my own defence—I was within two yards of him when he swung it over my head—I merely went up to get the hoe, to protect myself, to prevent his injuring me—while we were struggling for the hoe, Mr. De Carr took it from us, and the prisoner then struck me with the reaping-hook—I felt a blow on my leg—I had not noticed the hook—I am quite certain I felt the blow on the leg before I fell down—I felt a sort of numbness in my leg, but did not know the nature of the wound—the blow did not cause me to fall—after the hoe was drawn from him, in the struggle, we fell together—the struggle continued after the hoe was taken, and I fell in the course of the struggle—it might be two minutes, or one minute, between my receiving the blow and falling—we had a pretty smart struggle after I received the blow—it was while the struggle was going on that he struck me with the hook—I did not see him strike me, or see the instru
<lb/>ment he struck with at the moment—when I fell, I put my hand down, and felt the blood—the injury was two or three inches below the knee, in the upper part of my calf—I was wearing thin summer clothes—I am certain I did not receive the injury in falling, nor after I had fallen, but, in my judgment, a minute or two before—when I observed the nature of the injury, I turned round, and said to the prisoner, "You rascal, you have cut my leg, the blood is running"—he said, "Oh, no, it is not blood, it is mud"—it was not muddy or dirty where I fell—the blood was plainly to be seen—we had a light, which was brought up—I had got up when this conversation happened—Mr. De Carr put me into a chaise, and took me to a surgeon—the prisoner went away, and I passed him on the road—I met a policeman, and told him to take him into custody, but he was not taken till next morning—I am confident the cut did not happen accidentally in the scuffle, from the manner in which he spoke to roe before, and the way he threatened—the hoe being taken from his right hand, he had the hook in his left—after the hoe was taken from him I endeavoured to throw him down, to extricate myself from him—it could not have happened in struggling—I cannot say where his hands were in the scuffle—I have been totally unable to go about since—Mr. Emmett has been attending me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you agree to give me 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. per acre for the com?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> To the best of my recollection that was the agreement—I came to you every day—I found fault with you the last day—I am not aware that I struck you twice on the cheek-bone when you were down, and I on the top of you—you were down, and I on the top of you—I did not take hold of your left arm and left leg, and throw you into a ditch—you would not get up, and I lifted you up—when I got off of you I said my leg was cut—that was the first time I noticed it—I did not see your jacket all over mud.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you feel the numbness before you arose and found yourself cut?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, it immediately followed the blow I received—it was on the part which afterwards turned out to be cut.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you lifted him off the ground, where was the reaping-hook?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe, after he cut me, he threw it away—I did not see it when he arose from the ground—I received the blow about two minutes after the scuffle began—I do not think the blow could have been inflicted by accident during the scuffle, he having the hook in his hand—I do not</p>
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<p>think it could have pricked my leg without a blow being made at me, from the nature of the wound—the wound was in the back part of my left leg—I cannot tell which leg was foremost in the scuffle—I never saw the reaping-hook myself—I cannot say who picked it up after the scuffle.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you come up to me in the king's highway, in a fighting attitude?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I came to the gate, I am not aware I was in a fighting attitude? I did not come out of my premises till after you struck at me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. He followed me between twenty and thirty yards away from his premises, I walking backwards, trying to get away from him, and he would not let me, but closed me in by my bosom; the reaping-hook was in this hand; we both fell down, I undermost; he gave me two slaps on the cheek, then took and threw me down into the ditch; I was all over mud.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I did not follow him off my premises, nor till after he struck at me—when he walked from the door to the gate he used very abu
<lb/>sive language—I followed him about four yards—he had got through the gate—I was between the posts in the gateway, leaning against the posts, when he struck at me—I closed on him the moment he struck at me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Up to the time he struck at you with the hoe, had you offered any violence to him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not the slightest, nor endea
<lb/>voured to seize him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-92" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-92" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-92" type="surname" value="CARR"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-92" type="given" value="EDWARD DE"/>EDWARD DE CARR</persName> </hi>. I am a friend of Mr. Peto's. I was at his farm at Heston on the 27th of August—I was at supper when Mr. Peto came in—after he was in doors there was a knocking, and he went out again—I heard some words at the doorway and went out—I found the prisoner and Henry Andrews there asking for money—Mr. Peto said he would pay them in the morning, after he had seen the work done properly, not before—the prisoner said he would be d—if he would not have the money that night before he quitted the premises—he placed himself by the water-tub oppo
<lb/>site the kitchen-door—the other man seemed to be contented, and was going away—the prisoner used some abusive language to him, which I did not exactly hear, and when he was against the gate he called Mr. Peto a b—s—thief—Mr. Peto said, "What is that you say, you rascal?" and went towards the gate—I could not see whether the prisoner had any thing in his hand at the time, as it was dark—I heard him threaten to knock Mr. Peto's brains out—Mr. Peto went up to him, they struggled, I went up and took the hoe from the prisoner's hand, and threw it in the road—in about half a minute Mr. Peto fell on the ground—when he arose he said to the prisoner, "You villain, you have cut my leg"—I saw no instru
<lb/>ment till after they got up—I then saw a reaping-hook lying on the ground, very near to where they had been struggling, and where they fell—it was not so near that they might have fallen on it—it was out of reach of where they fell—I put Mr. Peto into a chaise and took him to have medical advice.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Was the hook bound up, or naked?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Bound with straw—I did not see Mr. Peto strike you on the cheek, nor put you in the ditch by the side of the road—the point of the reaping-hook was not co
<lb/>vered—I did not see whether you carried it before the struggle took place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-93" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-93" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-93" type="surname" value="KING"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-93" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES KING</persName> </hi>. I am in Mr. Peto's service. On the night in question, hearing a
<hi rend="italic">bother</hi> outside the door, I went out, and saw the prisoner by the side of Mr. Peto, with a hoe in his hand, holding it up, threatening to knock Mr. Peto's brains out—I did not observe Mr. Peto struggle to get</p>
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<p>it—I saw Mr. De Carr take it from him, and after that Mr. Peto fell—he endeavoured to get up, and said to the prisoner, "You rascal, you have cut my leg"—up to that time I had not seen the reping-hook, but I then saw it down by the side of the prisoner in the road, by the side of the spot where the prisoner had been lying—I did not see him drop it—he picked it up, and carried it away with him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you see him strike me?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, nor
<hi rend="italic">heave</hi> you into the ditch.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-94" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-94" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-94" type="surname" value="HALL"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-94" type="given" value="REUBEN"/>REUBEN HALL</persName> </hi>. In consequence of information I received on Friday night, the 27th of August, I went in search of the prisoner—I was not able to find him that night, but found him, about nine o'clock next morning, at the King and Queen beer-shop at Heston, on the Bath road, about a mile from Mr. Peto's—I asked him if he had not been working for Mr. Peto the last few days—he said, "Yes"—I asked if he had not had a bit of a
<hi rend="italic">tustle</hi> with him over night—he said he had—I asked him if he did not give him a chop with a reaping-hook—he said, "No, I gave him a chop with this hoe"—(he had a hoe in his hand)—and he said, "It served him right"—he did not say why—I told him he must consider himself a prisoner—I took him hoe" to Mr. Peto's—on our way to the station he said he did not cut him with the reaping-hook, but gave him a chop with the hoe, and he was very glad of it, for he would have to suffer as well as him—I said, "You would not mind whose life you took away then, so that you had your revenge"—he said he should not mind being hung for it, and he was sorry he had not cut his head in two—I am sure he said that—I produce the hoe.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. This man swears falsely; he would swear my life away; he never asked me a question about the reaping-hook or hoe.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Yes, I did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-95" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-95" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-95" type="given" value="CHRISTOPHER BROWN"/>CHRISTOPHER BROWN EMMETT</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon, in partnership with Mr. Frogley—the prosecutor was brought to our surgery on Friday the 27th of August, shortly after nine o'clock—he had a wound on the back, and upper part of the left leg, below the knee, transverse, across the leg—it was not a circular cut, but a flat cut, and very deep, about two inches deep in one point, but not in all—that irregularity of depth was not caused by the roundness of the leg—it was deeper in one point than you would expect from that—the deepest part was on the inside—it was not a wound which, in my judgment, would be caused by drawing such an in
<lb/>strument as a reaping-hook across—I should think it more like a wound done with force—it might have arisen from a fall on a reaping-hook, if he had fallen directly on it—the first sensation, upon receiving a blow with a reaping-hook, would be numbness, from the violence of the blow—it is very probable that such a wound may be received, and numbness follow, and the party not be aware at the moment of his being cut—nothing is more common, and probably he would not for a moment or two be sensible of any violent pain—I have had some experience in such wounds—the cut divided the muscular fibre of the calf of the leg, and the integuments be
<lb/>tween the muscle and the skin, and the fascia underneath the muscle, so as to get very deep into the fleshy part, especially in the one part I have alluded to—it was certainly a wound calculated to inflict grievous bodily harm, and to maim the party receiving it—Mr. Peto has never been able to use that leg since, except with crutches—I believe he now bears a little on the toe of that leg, but it is quite as much as he does—up to within a few days of this inquiry his life has been in imminent danger, from the</p>
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<p>time the wound was inflicted—it is only within the last week or ten days that he has been at all out of danger—I do not suppose this hoe could produce the wound, and for this reason, that, with that depth of wound, the external wound would have been larger when a wound is received in a fleshy part, especially in the calf of the leg, it gapes—I should say it is impossible this hoe could have done it—it was a more penetrating wound, especially in one point—more of a stab than a cut across—if it had been done with the point of this hoe, the external wound must have been much larger to penetrate two inches, because, to get the hoe in that depth, the surface would have been much broader than it was—it was certainly such a wound as might have been received from the point of a reaping-hook; and, from the testimony I have heard, I believe that was the instrument with which the wound was inflicted.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PETO</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You paid Henry Andrews his 11
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I paid him his part—I have not paid you yet—I paid you as you wanted money.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. Mr. Peto was at me every day because I would not do day-work for him, which I was not obliged to do—he refused me my money, which was the only reason of this; but now he makes excuses that it was because the sheaves were left—he was more in fault than I was—the money was due—we worked seventeen hours and a half per day for it, and it was but 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—a day—when the work was done the money was due—the work was done correctly—all he was angry about, was because we would not do day-work for him—we never worked for him but those three days, and we were not obliged to do day-work for him—he never found fault with our work, but he came back in about a quarter of an hour, and said he would not pay us, because there were two or three sheaves left to
<lb/>gether, which ought not to be, but it was of no consequence—this would never have happened if he had paid us our wages—we waited seven hours and a half after the work was done, and it was half-past eight when this disturbance took place—I had a wife and child at home, and had only left 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. at home—I wanted my money to take home—if the two or three sheaves were not right, why not have stopped 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. it would not have taken any one five minutes to have altered them, but the work was done properly—I never struck him at all, I will be on ray oath—he hit me twice in the jaw, and threw me into the ditch.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Monday, December</hi> 13
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1841.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I am innocent of the tea and sugar; the bread I took to give my aunt, who is a poor widow—I only gave it to her once before—I used to find my own tea and sugar.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. You never spoke to me till you asked what I had got under my cloak.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Yes, I asked you what you were doing in the shop.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. This gentleman came by and asked the prosecutor what I had taken—he said he did not know, and then this man picked up the cloth which laid down by me—he did not see me drop it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No</hi> 275.) I was coming out of Bartholomew-close—I saw the cloth drop from under the prisoner's cloak.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. A man ran quickly past me, and I heard something drop at my feet—I looked, and there rested this piece of cloth—the officer came up and the other man, and as I moved away the cloth fell from my leg on the ground.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-124" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN PARKINSON</persName> </hi>. I live with Mr. James O'Neill, who keeps a chandler's shop in Great Wild-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields—he sells bread. On the 8th of December, about five or six o'clock, I was in the parlour behind the shop, and heard a noise—I came out and saw the prisoner take a 2lb. loaf off the bread-shelf in the shop—I am quite sure she is the person—she went out, and I ran after her, but could not catch her—I had seen her in the shop before and knew her by sight—I am quite sure she is the person—I saw her again the next morning and gave her into custody.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I know nothing of it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the property of
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-134" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD MILLER</persName> </hi>. I live in William-street, Portland-town, and am a green-grocer. On the 2nd of December, about half-past nine o'clock, I bought these six pigs in the street, round by the Crown public-house, for 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of the prisoners—I was going by with my cart, and Wiggins said, "Is your name Miller?"—I said, "Yes"—I saw the pigs, and asked "Whose are they?"—he said, "Mine and my mate's"—there was no one there but the two prisoners—they asked me 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a-piece—I offered 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a-piece—I they agreed to sell them at that, and they turned them down the street—I went into the public-house and paid Carter the money, but Wiggins was close to him—they called for half-a-pint of gin, but did not give me any—Wiggins said he wished me luck with my pigs—I heard the same day that they were stolen—I went the next morning and gave information to the prosecutor.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. Mr. Andrews identified them.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant D</hi> 21.) I took Wiggins—I told him it was on suspicion of stealing six pigs—when we got into the street he</p>
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<p>said, "Is any one in custody?"—I said, "Yes, Carter"—he said, "Then I suppose he has
<hi rend="italic">split"</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Wiggins</hi>. I humbly beg for mercy.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WIGGINS</hi>*—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CARTER—
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<interp inst="t18411213-314-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 40.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-314-18411213 t18411213-314-punishment-16"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-138" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS WAKEFIELD</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of John Howell and others. On the 7th of December Mr. Edwards came to me, and I cut off eighteen yards of silk—I went to the warehouse-door and saw the prisoner—I said, "Who sent you?"—he said, "I want the silk for Mrs. Barnett"—I said, "How long have you been in her service?"—he said, "Three days"—I gave him the silk, and said, "Here is the parcel, and the bill is inside."</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-139" type="given" value="EMANUEL"/>EMANUEL CHILCOTT</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Messrs. Howell and James. I received information and followed the prisoner—I observed him outside the shop—he met a boy or a young man at the corner of Jermyn-street, and crossed the road with him—he then turned and saw I was following him—he began to run—I ran and took the silk from him, and took him back to my master's.</p>
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<p>(The prisoner received a good character, and Mr. Arnold, a straw-bonnet-manufacturer, engaged to take him into his service)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy</hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE MORLEY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-316-offence-1 t18411213-cd-16"/>25th of November</rs>, 1 watch, value 1
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and 1 watch-key, value 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of the
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-316-offence-1 t18411213-name-142"/>Great Western Rail
<lb/>way Company</persName>, his masters; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ALDRIDGE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-317-offence-1 t18411213-cd-17"/>4th of December</rs>, 1 gun, value 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-317-offence-1 t18411213-name-144"/>Crawshay Bailey</persName> and others; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-317-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-317-18411213 t18411213-317-punishment-19"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, December</hi> 14
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1841.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury, before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<lb/>garet Watkins</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-148" type="given" value="MARGARET"/>MARGARET WATKINS</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mr. Herring, a bookseller, at No. 9, Newman-street. On the 6th of December, my mistress gave me five sovereigns, to pay a bill for her—I put them into a table drawer in the kitchen, in a purse—in the other end of the purse there was a half-crown, a sixpence, a penny,</p>
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<p>a halfpenny, and a farthing, 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of which belonged to my mistress—the prisoner called on me between four and five o'clock that evening—she had lived at No. 6, on the same side of the way, as servant, but had left—I had bought a pair of shoes of her, for 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and was to pay her 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a fortnight, as I could spare it—I had paid her 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. when she called on the 6th of December, she asked if I could let her have 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I said I could not spare her 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., I could only spare 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I did not give it her—about five o'clock I went up stairs to take the tea into the drawing-room, leaving her in the kitchen alone—I returned to the kitchen, and found her still there—I went to the drawer to get the purse, and the purse and money were gone—I had put it into the drawer about four o'clock—nobody had access to the kitchen from that time till the prisoner came—when I missed it, I said, "Good G—, my purse is gone"—she said, "Is it?"—I told her where I had put it—she made no further remark then—she wished me very much to go up stairs to tell my mistress I had lost it—while she was in the kitchen, I had taken a letter up stairs, to one of the men in the shop, leaving her alone in the kitchen—that was before tea went up—she said I might have dropped it in going up with the letter—I said no, it was impossible to drop it without missing it, for I was so posi
<lb/>tive I had put it into the drawer—I am sure I took the letter up before tea—if I have said I took it up after tea, it is a mistake—I got a light, and looked about for it, but did not leave the kitchen then—I left it to go to the shop and tell the porter of my loss—he said to the boy, Kelly, who came into the kitchen, "Have you taken 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.?"—the boy said he had not—the porter said, "Turn out your pockets," and he searched him—the potter then said to the prisoner, "As nobody has been in the kitchen but us, perhaps you will not object to be searched?"—she said, "Not in the least," that she had property of her own, she should not think of taking mine—she took her pocket off—she did not show what was in it then—the porter said, "Have you to the amount of 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>?.—she said, "Yes, and above"—the porter wished me to go out for a policeman—I said no, I should not go, he should go himself—the porter and the boy both went out of the room—when they left, the prisoner said she was taken very bad with a pain in her inside, and wished me to let her go to the water-closet—I told her I could not let her go there, she might go into the back kitchen, and she went there—she was there a short time, and then came into the front kitchen—Mrs. Herring rang the bell—I went up, and she asked me for the 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. it had been given me to pay a bill—Mr. Herring came into the kitchen, and asked if I had lost 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I said, "Yes"—I do not recollect exactly what he said to the prisoner—all I can remember is, that he told her to turn her pockets out—she said she had no objection to be searched—she said she had property of her own—Mr. Herring told the porter to go for a policeman—when he was gone, four sovereigns and one farthing were produced on the table—I cannot recollect who produced them—I was flurried, and did not see them put on the table—the prisoner repeated that she had property of her own, and would not be guilty of such a thing—I said, "That is my money"—she said, how could I say so, when she had money of her own—when the money was produced, I said there was one sovereign, one half-crown, one sixpence, and one halfpenny wanting—I asked her where the purse was—she said she had thrown it into the back kitchen—I asked her where about—she said she did not know, somewhere about—I took a light, and she went with me into the back</p>
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<p>kitchen to look for it—the policeman and Mr. Herring came into the back kitchen—I said there was not all the money given up yet—she then took out half-a-crown, and said it was hers, and three halfpence—the sovereign she laid on a cupboard in the kitchen—I did not see her lay it there, but it was found there—this is my purse—(
<hi rend="italic">produced by Mary Eckett</hi>.)</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long have you known the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Between four and five months—she had lived servant with Mr. Ward, only a few doors off—she was in the habit of coming backwards and forwards to see me—I was not gone more than five or six minutes with the tea, and not two with the letter—I then went into the shop to tell the porter—I only just ran to tell him, and came back—the prisoner appeared very much flurried and agitated at last—only four sovereigns were put upon the table in the first instance—I am sure I took the letter up stairs before I had the conversation with the prisoner—we searched the back kitchen, but could not find the purse—she has visited me lately about once or twice a week—she was not there when I put the purse into the drawer—I put it in about four o'clock, and she came between four and five—she had left Mr. Ward's service about six weeks.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-149" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HERRING</persName> </hi>. I am a bookseller, and live at No. 9, Newman-street. On the 6th of December, I went down into the kitchen in conse
<lb/>quence of hearing of the loss of the money—I found the servant, the pri
<lb/>soner, and the porter there—I asked the prisoner whether she knew any thing about it—she said she had not seen the money, she supposed the servant must have dropped it—the porter wished to search her—I requested him not to do so, as she might not know any thing of it, but said if she wished to clear herself, she would not object to take her pocket off, and show what money she had—she said she had not the least objection, and took her money out of her pocket—she produced four sovereigns, some halfpence, and a farthing (I had sent the porter for a policeman before this) the pri
<lb/>soner laid the money on the table, and said it was her own, that she had had some money left her by her father some time before—I said it was not impossible, her father might have left her the money, but if she had the purse, she had better produce it—she said she did not know any thing of the purse at all—she walked about the kitchen, and I observed her pot something down on the cupboard, but at that moment I did not see what it was—I went to the place, and found a sovereign, which made up the amount missed—a few minutes after, the policeman came in, and I gave her in charge—before that I asked her if she had taken the money from the drawer—she said, "It was I who took it," and begged I would not take any notice of it, that it was the first time she had committed such an offence, and begged I would not give her in charge—she afterwards took her pocket off at my desire—I cannot remember whether a halfcrown was produced—the money she produced I delivered to the policeman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did not she cling to you, and was with difficulty separated from you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—she did not at first appear agitated, but she did afterwards—I do not know that there was any appear
<lb/>ance of skill or art about her at first—she was much agitated at last—she produced her pocket without the slightest hesitation—I had never seen her before—I have made inquiry about her since, and I believe she is very respectably connected.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-150" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD TANNER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable E</hi> 56.) On the 6th of December I was called to Mr. Herring's house, and found the prisoner in the kitchen</p>
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<p>imploring forgiveness of Mr. Herring, and clinging about him in distress—she was asked where the purse was—she said she did not know—I asked her where she bad thrown it—she said she threw it in the back kitchen—I went with her to the back kitchen, and asked where she threw it—she said she did not know—she went back, and followed Mr. Herring into the back kitchen, and clang round him again, begging forgiveness—we had some difficulty to get her away—I took her to the station—I produce five sove
<lb/>reigns, a halfcrown, a penny, a halfpenny, and a farthing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> She appeared much agitated?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—on our way to the station she asked me several times, "What shall I say, what shall I say?"</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-151" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-151" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY ECKETT</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of William Eckett, a policeman, and live at the Marylebone station. On the 6th of December the prisoner was brought there—I searched her, and found this purse in her bosom, and a silver table-spoon in her pocket, also one table-spoon, two tea-spoons, and part of a fork—she said the spoons were her own, that she had them from her father, who was dead, and had left them to her—the purse was next to her skin—I said to her, "What is this?"—she said, "I don't know"—I said, "Oh, it is the young woman's purse"—she said, "I really was so con
<lb/>fused, I did not know where I put it."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called the following witnesses for the Defence</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-152" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WARD</persName> </hi>. I am a Royal Academician, and live at No. 6, Newman-street. The prisoner came into my service on the 10th of November, 1840; and left on the 16th of October last—I know her brother very well, and have a great respect for him—he is a farmer in the country—I have a son about forty years of age, who is perfectly childless, and he is under the care of the prisoner's brother.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you or not, during the twelve months the prisoner was with you, observed any peculiarity of manner, showing that her intellects were not strong?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Why, I cannot say as to intellect, but as to temper, there was great contrast, as good-natured at one period, and as opposite, per
<lb/>haps, an hour after—the was very passionate and proud—I do not know Dr. Harrison—I heard from her some months ago, that she lived with him for five years—he lived at Hoxton—I cannot say that I have observed any thing but these variations in temper—I never attached any thing but tem
<lb/>per to it—these fits of warmth were very uncertain, according to her feel
<lb/>ings whatever would excite her to pleasurable or painful sensations—her temper was bad in the extreme, but her general character good-natured, and very insinuating.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Except in this matter about the spoons, I believe you had no reason to suspect her honesty?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I cannot answer that positively in her fa
<lb/>vour, I wish I could—things were missed at various times, but from the high respect I had for her brother and herself, we were always inclined to attach it to other persons who came into the house—my spoons were found on her—we had missed various trifling things before, but they were too trifling to inquire about, indeed, I am here from necessity, not inclination, about the spoons—they were brought to me—I never sought them out.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was the occasion of her leaving your service?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> From what I have just stated—that contrast of temper, and my suspicions increased as to her honesty, so I determined at last she should go—she left on the 16th of October—I missed these spoons before that, at different</p>
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<p>times—the fork was the last thing lost—that was all the silver I missed—he others were trifling articles.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-153" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HILTON</persName> </hi>. I am the prisoner's brother, and live at Great Mon
<lb/>day, Herts. My sister lived with Dr. Harrison at Hoxton, some years—(he is now at Bristol)—I went there to see her—she had a brain-fever previous to going there—I have not seen her much very lately—I saw her several times while living with Mr. Ward, where I visit—I did not see her so much before then—I have observed much that is extraordinary in her manner—when she came to see me she would perhaps have five or six dif
<lb/>ferent seats in a few minutes, and Mr. Ward has often said her head was of no use to her, she was so thoughtless and forgetful, not once only, but several times.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You never had any medical advice for her on the supposi
<lb/>tion that she was weak in her intellect?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I never had—I remember her having the brain fever—I cannot tell how long it is ago.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 35.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy on account of her character</hi>.—</rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSE JOAQUIM GONZALVES BASTO</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-319-offence-1 t18411213-cd-19"/>28th of September</rs>, 8 bonds, for the payment of 500
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. each, of Donna Maria the Second, Queen of Portugal, the property of
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-155" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-155" type="surname" value="DA SILVA"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-319-offence-1 t18411213-name-155"/>Antonio de Paiva Pereira da Silva</persName>.—7 other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi> varying the manner of stating the charge.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. PHILLIPS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-156" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-156" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES CAZALEY</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Doxat and Co., of Bishopsgate-street Without. In June last they were the holders of some Portuguese bonds—on the 28th of June I carried seventy-four bonds to the Portuguese agency office in Finsbury-place, of which the eight bonds now produced were part—they then bad the
<hi rend="italic">coupon</hi>—sheets attached to them—
<hi rend="italic">coupons are</hi> dividend warrants, on little bits of paper, attached to the bond, and when dividends become due, they are cut off—the express meaning of "
<hi rend="italic">coupon</hi>," is "to cut off"—none were cut off these bonds, because no dividend had been paid on them—all the interest was due, and is so up to this time.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have Messrs. Doxat received new bonds for those they handed over to the Portuguese agency office?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They have—these were handed in to be cancelled—they are not market
<lb/>able, or saleable, or disposable, without the
<hi rend="italic">coupons</hi>—any person who is accustomed to foreign stock would know that the
<hi rend="italic">coupons</hi>—are the only things which secure the payment of any interest—no merchant would take one without having the
<hi rend="italic">coupon</hi>—sheet with it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> That is, the interest would not be paid without the party producing the
<hi rend="italic">coupon</hi>?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Certainly not.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-157" type="given" value="RICHARD MEDLAND"/>RICHARD MEDLAND JACKSON</persName> </hi>. I carry on the business of a wax-chandler in Piccadilly. I know a person named Campbell—these bonds were lodged with me by him at two separate dates, 29th of September and the 4th of October—four each time—I had lent Campbell some money, for which these bonds were deposited as security—on the 12th of Novem
<lb/>ber, in consequence of seeing an advertisement in one of the daily papers, I went that same day to Campbell's place of business in the City—he was not at home—I then proceeded to the prisoner's office—(I had not known the prisoner before November)—I found Campbell there—after some time the</p>
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<p>prisoner came in—there was a newspaper there, and Campbell referred the prisoner to the newspaper, to an advertisement—I do not remember his exact words—he called his attention to the advertisement, and desired him to explain—the explanation, as I understood it, was that he had received them from his friends in Portugal, to be converted hen—(I do not recol
<lb/>lect that he said any thing about the advertisement when his attention was directed to it—he read it)—I then pressed for the money, and some con
<lb/>versation took place between Mr. Campbell and the prisoner, as to further security—I did not hear accurately the conversation that took place be
<lb/>tween them—they proposed to pay me the money the next day—I said I had come to settle the business, and unless I had the money I would go to the Portuguese agency—they then spoke of bills and wine warrants—a locksmith was sent for to open the prisoner's desk—I ultimately got some wine warrants in place of the bonds—the wine warrants were sent to my house next morning—I kept the bonds—in consequence of seeing something next day in the newspaper, I sealed them up, and sent them to Mr. Har
<lb/>ris's, my attorney—I afterwards saw them at the Manpion House—this advertisement is to the same purport as the one I saw—(
<hi rend="italic">the advertisement setified that the lost bonds in question were null and void, and offered a re
<lb/>ward of</hi> 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">for their recovery</hi>.)</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Mr. Campbell is a gentleman with whom you had money transactions?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he owed me 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. before I got the bonds he owed me 1000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. he had 1000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for the bonds—I made it up a 1000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I have been a holder of foreign stock many years ago—I can hardly say that I knew a bond without a coupon was worth nothing, for I had not had one for many years—I did not know it was useless or of no value without a coupon, nor that it was not marketable without it—I cannot exactly tell when I saw Mr. Campbell last, perhaps a fortnight ago—I have known him seven years—there have not been many money transactions. between us.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say that they proposed to give you wine warrants, do you mean the prisoner or Campbell?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The prisoner and Campbell toge
<lb/>ther made the proposal—they spoke one after the other—they jointly proposed to give me wine-warrants for the bonds—they conferred together—they were talking together.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you mean to swear that any such proposal as you have stated ever came from the lips of the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have no doubt of it—I can swear I have no doubt whatever of it—I wish to be exact—I have no doubt in my own mind the proposal came from both—I swear it to the best of my belief—I cannot speak more directly than that—the explanation I understood the prisoner to give was, that he had had these bonds from his friends in Portugal—I do not mean to swear that he stated so, because I understood what he said imperfectly, and the explanation was not very clear.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILLIPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did they both join in the conversation to which you have referred? did one or both speak?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Both spoke—when the prisoner's desk was broken open the prisoner took out a book—he said nothing about that book when he took it out, but he turned over the leaves, and then fixed on a parcel of wine, and made some extracts of figures on a piece of paper, which he handed to me—the prisoner kept that piece of paper—I did not see the wine warrants till the next day—after</p>
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<p>he showed me the paper he began to write an order to the superien
<lb/>tendent of the docks—I presume that order was lodged at the docks.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You have been asked about 1000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., was that all in money, or did you hold any bill?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I held a bill of exchange, which has been disho
<lb/>noured—I did not apply to the prisoner on the subject of that bill of ex
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-158" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-158" type="given" value="GUILHERME CANDIDO XAVIER DE"/>GUILHERME CANDIDO XAVIER DE BRITO</persName> </hi>. I am Secretary to the Portu
<lb/>guese Financial Agency in England; their office is at Finsbury Chambers. The prisoner was in the employ of the agency in June and July last—he was assisting in sorting the bonds then out, and sent in to be cancelled and converted—these eight are bonds issued by the authority of our office, and which were brought in to be cancelled—I know the handwriting of all the official persons whose sgatures appear at the bottom—after the prisoner had sorted them, I made up a list of them, to see that they were accurate, and then missed eight 500
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bonds—I spoke to the prisoner many times about it, and he said he did not know any thing about them—I caused an ad
<lb/>vertisement to be put in the papers about them—the prisoner had only to sort the bonds after they were cancelled—I do not know whether the per
<lb/>son whose business it was to cancel them did so in the prisoner's presence—these bonds are not cancelled, at least, the part that is produced—if properly done there ought to be a line on this part—these are severed, but not cancelled.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are these papers of any value at all, since the new bonds have been issued?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In the state in which they are, I think not, not as bonds—the Portuguese Government have issued other secu
<lb/>rities instead of them—these were surrendered on the issuing of the new ones—in cancelling bonds it is the practice to pass the pen over the sig
<lb/>natures at the bottom—I should not think the Portuguese Government would pay any of these after issuing the new ones.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> These bonds with the
<hi rend="italic">coupons</hi> are brought in, and you give other bonds in exchange?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, with an additional sum in respect of the
<hi rend="italic">coupons</hi> which have not been paid—there is an arrear which is accu
<lb/>mulated to the capital—a bond for 503
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. would be given for a 500
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bond—the arrear of interest is put in the new bond and
<hi rend="italic">coupon</hi>—the
<hi rend="italic">coupoun</hi> were attached to these bonds when they came in, and were not detached before they were missed—I myself saw these eight bonds.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-159" type="given" value="THOMAS HARRY"/>THOMAS HARRY SAUNDERS</persName> </hi>. I am one of the firm of Morley and Saunders. This paper which the bonds are on is manufactured by us—the value of it coming from us is about a penny per sheet, I mean the paper simply—I think the
<hi rend="italic">coupons</hi>—were half the sheet—I should say the value of these eight pieces of paper as they are is a halfpenny, or perhaps three farthings, as waste paper.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Would you give three farthings for them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should not, because I do not deal in waste-paper, but from my own know
<lb/>ledge of the trade, having occasionally to sell some, I should think to a shopkeeper it is of the value I say.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received an excellent character.)</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSE JOAQUIM GONZALVES BASTO</hi> </persName> was
<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted
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<interp inst="t18411213-320-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-320-offence-1 t18411213-cd-20"/>8th of November</rs>, a certain warrant and order for the transfer of 9 butts, 15 hogsheads, and 19 quarter-casks of wine, the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. PHILLIPS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18411213-name-162" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18411213-name-162" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-162" type="given" value="THEODORE FERRIERA"/>THEODORE FERRIERA PINTO</persName> </hi>. I am a wine-merchant, and have one partner—my place of business is No. 36, Crntched Friars—I have had some dealings with the prisoner. On the 12th of November, about one o'clock, he came to my counting-house—he said be came to settle the purchase of the wine, and to pay the balance—there was a balance of I think 391
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., or something of that sort to pay on the purchase of some wines—the original amount was 691
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., but 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. had been paid by cheque ori
<lb/>ginally, and wine to the value of 161
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. delivered—Mr. Boyn, our clerk, showed him into my room, and at the same time brought me the delivery orders which had been already signed, with the date, I believe, of the ori
<lb/>ginal purchase, and reminded me in the prisoner's presence that it was a cash, or ready-money transaction—after a little conversation had passed, my clerk brought me in a little slip Of paper, showing how much the balance was, and said as it was a cash transaction interest would be charged—the prisoner looked at the paper and said that he thought there would be a discount for ready money, to which I said, "Why it is a cash transaction, and consequently there is no discount"—these are the two delivery orders which my clerk brought in—I said, it being a cash transaction I should have the money on the delivery orders, but previous to this, when he paid the 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., he had told us that these wines had been bought for a party in the country who had given this 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and not being able to come forward with the rest, was the reason he had not paid the balance at this time—he said the party in the country had sent orders to town to the house of Messrs. John Mitchell to pay it—I did not know that house at that time—he said they lived in Broad-street, and it was a very respectable house—his words were, "You will find it is all right, the order has come to Messrs. John Mitchell and Co., a very respectable house in Broad-street"—I then said if he would allow me I would send one of my clerks with the delivery orders to receive the money at John Mitchell and Co.'s—he said that would not look well, it would hurt his character, and it would appear as if he was not trusted—I said, but if I sent anybody I would send him in his name, not send him with him, but with the delivery order, so that his credit should not be affected—he said he had promised to be with the parties himself, personally to deliver the orders.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> To whom?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> To those who were to pay—I understood John Mitchell and Co.—I cannot exactly say whether he said that at the moment, but he had mentioned John Mitchell and Co. before, and that the purchasers were in the country—he said he had promised to be with the parties who had the orders to pay—he did not say the purchasers were in the country, but that the house was in the country—a person estab
<lb/>lished out of town.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there anything to exclude the parties In the country having agents in town on the spot, at the docks for instance, notwithstanding the fact that some other house would be the parties to pay?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was not meant so, at least I did not so understand it—when I proposed to send my clerk with the delivery orders I proposed sending him to Messrs. John Mitchell's, and after I proposed that, he said he had promised to go to the</p>
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<p>parties himself with the delivery orders, and would prefer taking them personally—I then said to him, "Well then, it is understood that you will either bring me back the money, or these orders"—he assented to that—he said, "Yes, sir"—we were speaking in Portuguese.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you upon that deliver the orders to him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did—I remained at my office till nearly five o'clock that day—I sent, I believe, once after him, in the course of the day, about one o'clock—I went on Change and returned to my counting-house—I sent Mr. Boyn for him, and he came with Mr. Boyn, at very near five—he said Messrs. John Mitchell not understanding much about Dock business, preferred having, instead of the delivery orders, the warrants made out for the wines, that they had gone to the Dock to get them made out, but as that took some time, they would not be ready till the next morning (Saturday.)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was Messrs. Mitchells' name first mentioned on that day, or had it been mentioned in the original transaction?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was first mentioned on that day—I always supposed the wines had been bought by some third party—I thought Messrs. Mitchell were only agents to pay, not the purchaser of the wines—I made the prisoner promise that he would come, either with the bonds or money, the following day—he did not come next day, or at all—and from information I received I applied at the Mansion-house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long had you known the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> For some years—I have lately had small transactions with him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Does not a sale for cash, mean that the money is either to be paid at the time, or within a few days after?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It depends on the credit you give to the parties—I have dealt with the prisoner for small amounts, on the understanding that he was to have the delivery orders, and to pay me shortly afterwards—that is the custom in the wine trade when you trust the parties—the original bargain was made with my partner, who is now in Spain—I was not present at that time—a great deal of this conversation passed in the Portuguese language.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> It was no part of his proposition to bring you the war
<lb/>rants or the money, but a suggestion of yours?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was a promise, it was my suggestion at first—a condition put on the contract.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know whether a bill of parcels was made out to the prisoner, for all this wine?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was, according to my books—I had the prisoner taken into custody on Monday, the 15th—he was found at his counting-house—all the wine he has got has been 167
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. worth—the has paid 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Then you are over-paid for the wine which he has actually got in his possession?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not now—I was overpaid—the wines are yet in the Docks, deliverable to the bearer of the warrants—I parted with the orders, in the belief that there was an order from the person who had bought the wine to pay the balance—the respectability of the house of Mitchell and Co. was partly an ingredient in my consenting to his pro
<lb/>posal, at least the naming of a house in Broad-street was—I did not at the moment remember whether I knew that house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did not you understand that he must actually have got rid of the delivery-orders first, or the warrants afterwards, before he could be in cash to complete the bargain of paying you the money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> That he was to deliver them to some one who was to pay for them—if they did not furnish</p>
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<p>him with the money, he was to bring back the warrants—it was in the al
<lb/>ternative—if the party did not pay, he was to return the delivery-orders; if the party paid, he was to bring me the money—if Mitchell and Co. had been the agents, they would have given him a cheque for the amount—I did not expect to see the delivery-orders again if he had brought me the money—the only way he had of turning the delivery-orders into money was by parting with them to some one else—I did not suppose he was going to pay me out of his own funds, but out of the funds of a customer of his—I did not suppose the party would give the money till he had the vouch
<lb/>ers for the goods—I supposed the party wanted to see either the delivery-orders or the warrants, and to pay for them; that is why I offered to send my—clerk, because I could not suppose for a moment that the third party would deliver the money to him before he produced the value of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-163" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BOYN</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Mr. Pinto. I introduced the prisoner into Mr. Pinto's room—I said to the prisoner, "It is a cash transaction, and therefore you must pay interest on the balance"—I took the delivery-orders, and laid them before Mr. Pinto, then went into the other room, and made a little memorandum of the balance, adding the interest thereto—Mr. Pinto spoke to the prisoner in Portuguese, and after that Mr. Pinto, addressing himself to me, said, in English, "It is arranged between us that Mr. Basto returns me the orders or the money"—in the course of the conversation in Portuguese, I heard the prisoner mention the name of John Mitchell and Co.—in consequence of the prisoner's not returning as was expected, I went to his counting-house, and saw him—it must then have been a little before five o'clock—I left our office about a quarter of an hour or twenty minutes before five—I said I had called from Mr. Pinto, who was surprised at his not having returned—he said he had not been able to manage it, or to ar
<lb/>range it—I then asked whether he would walk on with me to Mr. Pinto—which he did.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-164" type="given" value="MATTHEW SMITH"/>MATTHEW SMITH M'KENZIE</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the St. Katharine's Dock. I have produced these two delivery-orders—they were brought to the office in the dock a little before three o'clock, on the 12th of November—I have the warrant-orders here, but not the warrants—these two war
<lb/>rant-orders were left at the time the delivery-orders were brought by Gar
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-165" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES GARDINER</persName> </hi>. I was clerk to a person named Campbell—on the 12th of November I took these orders to the St. Katharine Dock office—I had received them from the prisoner, at Mr. Campbell's office, about five minutes before—two are delivery orders, and the other two re
<lb/>quests for warrants—I did not see the requests for the warrants written—I have seen the prisoner write, and believe them to be his handwriting—I afterwards obtained the warrants to which these requests refer, about a quarter to five o'clock that same day—I took them to Mr. Campbell's office, and left them there—the prisoner was not there—I took them to Mr. Jackson's, in Piccadilly, next morning, by Mr. Campbell's desire—the prisoner was at Mr. Campbell's office at the time I was desired to take them to Mr. Jackson's—he did not endorse them in my presence—these are the warrants I obtained—I believe the endorsement on them to be the prisoner's handwriting.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What is your master?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A wine-merchant—I saw him this morning—he is very well—I carried the wine warrants to Mr. Jackson's by Mr. Campbell's orders, not to settle his debt that I know of—I swear that I do not know that was the reason</p>
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<p>I took them—I had the care of them before I took them to Mr. Jackson's—they were in ray desk, in Mark-lane—the prisoner did not live there—my master is now in the Fleet-prison—I do not know whether it is at Mr. Jackson's suit, I think not—I do not know at whose suit—I do not know from Mr. Jackson whether he has applied to the docks for the wine, or that Mr. Pinto has lodged a detainer against it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-166" type="given" value="GUILLERM ESTERBAN"/>GUILLERM ESTERBAN BALLERAS</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk to Mr. Pinto. I saw the prisoner on the Sunday morning—he told me had met with an accident on Saturday as he was going westward, and he was unable to come into the City.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What was the accident?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I cannot say—I did ask, but I do not remember precisely—he said, "I will come on Monday morning with the warrants or the money," or "the orders or the money," or words to that effect—the accident he met with was, a
<hi rend="italic">cob</hi> passing by, he was rather frightaned, fell down, and hurt his foot.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-167" type="given" value="RICHARD MEDLAND"/>RICHARD MEDLAND JACKSON</persName> </hi>. I am a wax-chandler, in Piccadilly. I had some dealings with a Mr. Campbell—I made up something he owed me to 1000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., on the deposit of some Portuguese bonds—on the 12th of November, I noticed an advertisement in one of the daily papers, in conse
<lb/>quence of which I went to Mr. Campbell's office, in the City—from what they told me there I went on to the prisoner's office—I found Mr. Camp
<lb/>bell there—the prisoner came in afterwards—I should say it was about a quarter past eleven o'clock, about eleven o'clock, or a little after—I called their attention to the advertisement in the paper respecting the bonds—the prisoner gave an explanation that he had received the bonds from a friend in Portugal—a locksmith was sent for, the desk was opened, and a book taken out—the prisoner turned over the leaves, fixed on a parcel, or some entry in the book, and then wrote some figures on a paper—he said, "This is forty butts of sherry"—he turned to the book, apparently to select a parcel of wine to give me wine warrants—nothing was said about it that I am aware of—it had been said before that there were wine warrants—I think it was Campbell suggested to the prisoner that there were wine-war
<lb/>rants, and then the book was turned to—it was said before the locksmith was sent for—I do not know what was done with the paper which the prisoner wrote—he took it with him—it was put before me—I was sitting by his side, but I had nothing to do with it—when it was put before me, the pri
<lb/>soner said, "This is the order for the wine," or something of that sort—I think the words were, "This is for forty butts of sherry"—they were in a nook in the room, and in and out of the inner office while I was there—where they went to I do not know—after I had been there some time, the prisoner went away—I think it was about twelve or one o'clock when he left—I remained about half an hour, and then went away also—I waited expecting his return—I thought he was gone to the docks—I cannot tell what he said when he went—I was waiting for the warrants—an order to the St. Katharine's Docks had been written by the prisoner in my presence, and he took it with him—I left the prisoner's counting-house about one o'clock, and returned about two or half-past two—I found Campbell there—the prisoner came in afterwards—he told me the warrants were preparing—that was I suppose about three o'clock—I remained there until, I think, five—he was in and out while I was there—I was impatient for the warrants—he said they were making out, that there were a great many figures, and it took a long time to make themout—just before I came</p>
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<p>away Campbell and the prisoner were present, Mr. Gardiner, the clerk, came to me, and said the warrants were preparing, he shewed me a receipt from the docks, to satisfy me that they were preparing, and promised they should be left at my house the first thing next morning—either Campbell or Gardiner said so—the prisoner was present—the warrants were brought to my house next morning by Gardiner—they were not endorsed then—I saw them endorsed afterwards by the prisoner—he came into my house, and there endorsed them next morning, the 13th, perhaps about half an hour after they were left—on the previous day, before the prisoner went out, I said, unless I got the money, I would go at once to the Portuguese agency-office—that was about eleven o'clock I should say.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, December</hi> 14
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1841.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant</hi>.</p>
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<lb/>ing-lane, Tower-street. Stow was in my service—I missed some coins and a comb—I applied to a policeman, and went with him to the residence of White, who is a barber—he was present when we got there—there was some cheese found, which I identified as being part of my stock—there was 7lbs. in one piece, and 4lbs. in another, and seventeen eggs—he at first</p>
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<p>said he purchased them, then he said his mother sent them from the country—he then said it was no use denying it, they were mine—I saw White's box opened, and found this coin which I had lost—he said Stow gave him it—this comb was found in Stow's box—it is a peculiar comb—White was present when Stow said what he did.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> This room was occupied by Stow?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was occupied by White, but Stow slept there the last three month—the eggs were worth about 17
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the coin is worth about 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-180" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANNAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant G</hi> 20.) I took Stow, and went with him and the prosecutor to White's—I saw the coin found in White's box—I asked White who the eggs belonged to—Stow nodded to him, and White said, "They are mine"—I asked where he got them—he said at Mr. Gregson's—I said, "We will inquire that"—then he said they were sent him from the country—I said to White, "You must have known that this young man was robbing his master"—he said, "Yes, and I am very sorry for it now."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were not his words, "Yes, I do, and I am very sorry for it now?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—when I told him I was come to search his house, he said I was very welcome—he said, "There is nothing here but what belongs to Stow and me."</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What makes you think there was not such another jar as this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Because I had it made for me at Lambeth.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did not Allen escape?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, but he was taken five minutes after—Cain had the boots—they were both running, and Cain was just going to hand the boots to Allen—the boots had been hanging on the door-post.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for them—I said I could not take it—he remained about twenty minutes—I turned to get a halfpenny from my wife, and he went out—I missed three pairs of socks—I went out and stopped him, and asked him to give me up those socks—he said he had none, and he would knock my head off, if I said any thing to him—I called a policeman, and he was taken to the station—these socks were found in his pocket.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you any other name?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I have no partner—the prisoner seemed the worse for drink—I am quite sure he had not paid me for them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-198" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT CAPON</persName> </hi>. I live with Mr. Thomas Smith, a pawnbroker in Edgeware-road. We had a shawl hanging at the door for sale, on the 1st of December—it was safe at nine o'clock—I missed it—this now produced is it—it is my master's.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I went out to go to my brother-in-law; I never touched the shawl; I was walking along; I never ran.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-201" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM JACOCKS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant D</hi> 81.) I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction, which I got from Mr. Clark's office—(
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<interp inst="t18411213-329-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
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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="t18411213-330-offence-1 t18411213-name-203"/>William Nathan</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-204" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SLAUGHTER</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to William Nathan, a pawn
<lb/>broker in Three Colt-street, Limehouse. About half-past seven o'clock, on the 2nd of December, the prisoner came to the shop to pledge some
<lb/>thing—this frock was safe at the time she was in the shop—I missed it the next morning—I found it at Mr. Dickar's.</p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-205" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS DICKAR</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker. This frock was pledged by the prisoner, just as we were closing, on Thursday night, the 2nd of De
<lb/>cember—I am sure she is the person.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-206" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BARTLETT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant K</hi> 16.) I went to the prisoner's lodging, and found the duplicate of the frock.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I went to the prosecutor's shop to pawn an article, and when I came out I had this frock before me; I was not aware it be
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY DEAR</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-331-offence-1 t18411213-name-208"/>John King</persName>; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-331-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 38.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-331-18411213 t18411213-331-punishment-30"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROBERT CARPENTER</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-332-offence-1 t18411213-cd-32"/>6th of December</rs>, 5lbs. weight of bacon, value 2
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-332-offence-1 t18411213-name-210"/>William Freshwater</persName>; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-332-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-332-18411213 t18411213-332-punishment-31"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WOODS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18411213-333-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> for a misdemeanor; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18411213-333-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<interp inst="t18411213-333-punishment-32" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-333-18411213 t18411213-333-punishment-32"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS PORTER</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18411213-334-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-334-offence-1 t18411213-cd-33"/>2nd of December</rs>, 1 waistcoat, value 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 1 stocking, value 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18411213-334-offence-1 t18411213-name-213"/>John Church</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18411213-name-214" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-214" type="surname" value="CHURCH"/>
<interp inst="t18411213-name-214" type="given" value="ROSE"/>ROSE CHURCH</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of John Church, we live in Legg-court, Peter-street, Westminster. The prisoner lived opposite me—he was in our house on the 2nd of December—we had a waistcoat and a stocking there—I missed them the next morning—these are them—it is my stocking and my husband's waistcoat—I went with the policeman, and found them in the prisoner's house on the 4th—I never gave them to him, and he had no right to take them.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-name-215" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE CARTER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable E</hi> 151.) I went to search the pri
<lb/>soner's house on the 4th of December, with Mrs. Church—she found the waistcoat under the bed, and I found the stocking in a drawer.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18411213-334-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 52.—
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