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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.</p>
<p>SESSIONS PAPER.</p>
<p>HUMPHERY, MAYOR.</p>
<p>NINTH SESSION, HELD JULY 3RD, 1843.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand,</p>
<p>BY HENRY BUCKLER.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>GEORGE HEBERT, CHEAPSIDE.</p>
<p>TYLER & REED, PRINTERS, BOLT-COURT, FLEET-STREET.</p>
<p>1843.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY, WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.</p>
<p>Held on Monday, July 3rd, 1843, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Honourable
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN HUMPHERY</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London;
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-1" type="given" value="JOHN"/>Sir John Gurney</persName>, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Ma
<lb/>jesty's Court of Exchequer;
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-2" type="given" value="ANTHONY"/>Anthony Brown</persName>, Esq.; Sir Peter Laurie, Knt.;
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-3" type="given" value="CHAPMAN"/>Sir Chapman Marshall</persName>, Knt.; Sir John Pirie, Bart.; Aldermen of the said City: the Honourable Charles Ewan Law, Recorder of the said City:
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-4" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>Michael Gibbs</persName>, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-5" type="surname" value="CARROLL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-5" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>Sir George Carroll</persName>, Knt.; Sir James Duke, Knt.; Aldermen of the said City: John Mirehouse, Esq., Common Sergeant of the said City: and
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-6" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Bullock</persName>, Esq., Judge of the Sheriff's Court; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges, of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-7" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Sex</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-8" type="surname" value="LOWE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-8" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Lowe</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-9" type="surname" value="HAMPTON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-9" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John S. Hampton</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-10" type="surname" value="HOLL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-10" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Holl</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-11" type="surname" value="HOARE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-11" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Hoare</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-12" type="surname" value="HALL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-12" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Hall</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-13" type="surname" value="MAJOR"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-13" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Major</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-14" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>Robert J. P. Jackett</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-15" type="given" value="JOSHUA"/>Joshua Jeffrey</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-16" type="surname" value="VINCE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-16" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Vince</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-17" type="surname" value="GREEN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-17" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George A. Green</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-18" type="surname" value="MICKLAM"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-18" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William P. Micklam</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-19" type="surname" value="FORD"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-19" type="given" value="JOHN JAMES"/>John James Ford</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-20" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-20" type="surname" value="BURROWS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-20" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Burrows</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-21" type="surname" value="FRYER"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-21" type="given" value="EDMUND"/>Edmund Fryer</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-22" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-22" type="surname" value="FILMER"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-22" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Filmer</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-23" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-23" type="surname" value="BURFORD"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-23" type="given" value="EPHRAIM"/>Ephraim Burford</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-24" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-24" type="surname" value="RUPTON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-24" type="given" value="PAUL"/>Paul Rupton</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-25" type="surname" value="ASHWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-25" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Ashwell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-26" type="surname" value="FERNANDEZ"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-26" type="given" value="JOHN LEWIS"/>John Lewis Fernandez</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-27" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-27" type="surname" value="ING"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-27" type="given" value="PETER"/>Peter Ing</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-28" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-28" type="surname" value="YOUNG"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-28" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Young</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-29" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-29" type="surname" value="TUCKER"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-29" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Tucker</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-30" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-30" type="surname" value="HOPE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-30" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Hope</persName> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
<p>
<persName id="t18430703-name-31" type="jurorName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-31" type="surname" value="WILLIAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-31" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Williams</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-32" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-32" type="surname" value="CLARK"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-32" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Clark</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-33" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-33" type="surname" value="GANNON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-33" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Gannon</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-34" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-34" type="surname" value="ELWOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-34" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Elwood</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-35" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-35" type="surname" value="LOVELAND"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-35" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry C. Loveland</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-36" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-36" type="surname" value="WITNEY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-36" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel W. Witney</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-37" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-37" type="surname" value="HOLLAND"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-37" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Holland</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-38" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-38" type="surname" value="ELLIS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-38" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Ellis</persName> </p>
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<persName id="t18430703-name-39" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-39" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-39" type="surname" value="JOHNSON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-39" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>Frederick Johnson</persName> </p>
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<persName id="t18430703-name-40" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-40" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-40" type="surname" value="HILL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-40" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Hill</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-41" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-41" type="surname" value="GILLING"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-41" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Gilling</persName> </p>
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<persName id="t18430703-name-42" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-42" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-42" type="surname" value="WELLS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-42" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Wells</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-43" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-43" type="surname" value="MARCHANT"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-43" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Marchant</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-44" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-44" type="surname" value="KELLY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-44" type="given" value="WILLIAM HENRY"/>William Henry Kelly</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-45" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-45" type="surname" value="LYON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-45" type="given" value="MOSES"/>Moses Lyon</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-46" type="surname" value="HAWKINS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-46" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Hawkins</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-47" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-47" type="surname" value="ELLIOTT"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-47" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Elliott</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-48" type="surname" value="LINNEGAR"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-48" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Linnegar</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-49" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-49" type="surname" value="MARSHALL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-49" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Marshall</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-50" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-50" type="surname" value="CLARE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-50" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>Patrick Clare</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-51" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-51" type="surname" value="LIDDIARD"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-51" type="given" value="JAMES THOMAS"/>James Thomas Liddiard</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-52" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-52" type="surname" value="KERSLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-52" type="given" value="THOMAS GEORGE"/>Thomas George Kersley</persName> </p>
<p>
<persName id="t18430703-name-53" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-53" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-53" type="surname" value="FRANCIS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-53" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>Alfred Francis</persName> </p>
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<persName id="t18430703-name-54" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-54" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-54" type="surname" value="LEWIS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-54" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Lewis</persName> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-55" type="surname" value="HOWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-55" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Howell</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-56" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-56" type="surname" value="AYLETT"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-56" type="given" value="ALEXANDER"/>Alexander Aylett</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-57" type="surname" value="LINDSEY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-57" type="given" value="JOSHUA"/>Joshua Lindsey</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-58" type="surname" value="MACK"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-58" type="given" value="DAVID"/>David Mack</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-59" type="surname" value="GIBBONS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-59" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Gibbons</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-60" type="surname" value="FISHER"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-60" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Fisher</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-61" type="surname" value="M'LELAN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-61" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas M'Lelan</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-62" type="surname" value="HOLGROVE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-62" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Holgrove</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-63" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-63" type="surname" value="SHAW"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-63" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Shaw</persName> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HUMPHERY, MAYOR</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">NINTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<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>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July</hi> 3, 1843.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2067-offence-1 t18430703-name-81"/>Thomas Esberger</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-82" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS ESBERGER</persName> </hi>. I am a licensed victualler. On the 16th of June I was going home from Blackfriars—I had a handkerchief in my pocket—I missed it when I received information—this it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-83" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BROOK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable.</hi>) I was on duty on Blackfriars-bridge, and saw Simpson take the handkerchief from the prosecutor's pocket, and pass it to Akest—I took Akest, and took the handkerchief from him—I laid hold of Simpson at the same time, and called the prosecutor.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Akest's Defence.</hi> I was looking over the bridge, as a woman had jumped into the water. I turned round, and the policeman seized me.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">SIMPSON</hi>*—
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<interp inst="t18430703-2067-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">AKEST</hi>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2067-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-2067-18430703 t18430703-2067-punishment-2"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2068.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WARNER</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2068-offence-1 t18430703-cd-2"/>19th of June</rs>, 2 half-crowns, the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2068-offence-1 t18430703-name-85"/>Charles Gould</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-86" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-86" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES GOULD</persName> </hi>. I live in William-street, the prisoner is my son-in-law, and was in my service. On the 19th of June I gave him two half-crowns, to go to Mr. Knight's timber-yard, Saffron-hill, and purchase wood—he did not return—I found him, on the 22nd of June, in Leather-lane—he said he intended to bring the money back on Saturday night—I have never had money or wood.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-87" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ARNOTT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 39.) I took the prisoner into custody—he said, "I know I have taken the money, but I spent it. I intended to pay it on Saturday night."</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<p>2069.
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-90" type="given" value="WILLIAM NORRIS"/>WILLIAM NORRIS D'ARCY</persName> </hi>. I am an officer, and live in Houndsditch. On the 19th of June, about ten minutes to five o'clock, I was walking with a friend in Long-acre—I had a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bank-note and 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., in a purse, which I had seen safe three minutes before—I heard a noise behind me, looked round,</p>
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<p>and saw the prisoner in the grasp of a policeman—I put my hand into my pocket, and missed my purse—I went up to them directly, and sung out I had lost my purse—the policeman produced it to me—I know it to be mine.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was anything found in the purse?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, my 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note and money—I put my purse into my pocket, after pay
<lb/>ing for something in a public-house at the corner of a street—I am positive it did not slip out of my pocket—I buttoned my pocket, after putting it in—it was my coat-pocket behind—I put it in just as I left the public-house—I did not put my hand inside my pocket, after leaving the public-house, but I put it outside, and felt it safe—I had not gone 100 yards before the alarm was given.</p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-91" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES WALKER</persName> </hi>. I was walking along St. Martin's-lane, and saw the prisoner in company with three others, and a female dressed in black, walking behind the prosecutor—I watched them fifty yards, and saw the prisoner come away from the prosecutor, putting his hand into his own pocket—I asked what he had there—he said he had nothing, I must have made a mistake in the person—I put my hand in his left-hand pcket, and took out the purse, which the prosecutor identified—the others ran away directly.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You found the money all safe?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I was on the same side of the way, and about ten yards behind the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-92" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM N. D'ARCY</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> This is my purse, and the money I lost.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">police-constable.</hi>) I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction—(
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>2070.
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<p>2071.
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2071-offence-1 t18430703-cd-5"/>26th of June</rs>, 40 yards of canvas, value 25
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-97" type="surname" value="HOLT"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2071-offence-1 t18430703-name-97"/>John Holt</persName> and another; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2071-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2071-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. * Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2071-punishment-6" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2071-18430703 t18430703-2071-punishment-6"/>Confined One Year</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2072.
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 pair of boots, 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 3 sovereigns, and 4 half sovereigns; the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2072-offence-1 t18430703-name-99"/>Elijah Pinkney Taylor</persName> his master.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-100" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-100" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-100" type="given" value="ELIJAH PINKEY"/>ELIJAH PINKEY TAYLOR</persName> </hi>. I live in Crown-court, Fleet-street. The prisoner was my potman—on the 1st of June, I saw my coat and waistcoat safe in the drawer, about twelve o'clock in the day—there were three sove
<lb/>reigns, and four half sovereigns in my waistcoat pocket—about half-past five the prisoner asked leave to go out for an hour and a half—I missed my pro
<lb/>perty at half-past eleven at night—the boots now produced are my property, and this table-cloth has my name on it—the prisoner came home beastly drunk about half-past eleven—I asked him about it, but he could not answer me—I sent him to bed, and in the morning he absconded.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-101" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-101" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-101" type="surname" value="FURNEY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-101" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FURNEY</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Gray, a pawnbroker, in Fleet-street. These boots and table-cloth were pawned in the name of John Sim
<lb/>monds—I do not know by whom—I produce the counterpart of the dupli
<lb/>cates.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-102" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-102" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-102" type="surname" value="TAPLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-102" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TAPLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 306.) I went after the pri
<lb/>soner on the 2nd of June—I searched the room where he slept, and between</p>
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<p>the bed and mattress found four duplicates, two of which correspond with those produced.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2072-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2072-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2072-punishment-7" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2072-18430703 t18430703-2072-punishment-7"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2073.
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<interp inst="def1-2073-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2073-18430703" type="surname" value="DAVIS"/>
<interp inst="def1-2073-18430703" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM DAVIS</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-2073-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-2073-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-2073-18430703" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS SMITH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">alias
<rs id="t18430703-alias-1" type="alias">
<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-2073-18430703 t18430703-alias-1"/> Rankin</rs> </hi> </persName>, were indicted for
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<interp inst="t18430703-2073-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/> burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 egg-stand, 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 cruet-stand, 4
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 knife, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1/2lb. weight of jelly, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 6 saucers, 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 sixpence, and 1 groat, his property.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-106" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-106" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY GILLER</persName> </hi>. I live in Castle-street, St. Andrew's, Holborn. It is my dwelling-house—this pair of boots is mine—I was out of town on the night in question.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-107" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-107" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-107" type="surname" value="HESLOP"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-107" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA HESLOP</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mr. Giller, who is a traveller. On Sun
<lb/>day, the 9th of June, I went to bed at one o'clock in the morning—I shut up the house—every door and window was fastened—my mistress and Jones the other servant were also up—I got up at six o'clock—Jones was down before me—when I came down I saw three cruets on the piano, four under a chair, and three little boxes on the sideboard—the silver was gone, and the glass and bottoms of the cruet stand left—they had been wrapped in paper in the back parlour, and were removed from there—this spoon—(
<hi rend="italic">looking at it</hi>)—belongs to the cayenne cruet—it is broken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-108" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-108" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-108" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-108" type="given" value="CAROLINE"/>CAROLINE JONES</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mr. Giller I went to bed at twelve o'clock—everything was shut up then—I came down at half-past five on Sunday morning, and found the street door open, and a pewter jug in the passage—I went into the parlour, opened the shutters, and found three glass cruets under the chair, and four under the piano—my master's boots were gone from the kitchen where I had seen them on Saturday evening—a pane was broken in the kitchen window which would enable a person to put their hand in and open it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-109" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-109" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-109" type="surname" value="RUSSELL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-109" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE RUSSELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable No.</hi> 234.) I took the prisoners into custody on Sunday night—I found on Smith 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and a fourpenny-piece, and this pair of boots on bis feet—he said he bought them in Monmouth-street on Saturday morning—I found this silver part of the cayenne spoon in Davis' jacket; also this silver screw, which exactly corresponds with the bottom of the cruet frame—this pair of old shoes I found in the house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Smith.</hi> I bought the boots in Monmouth-street on the Saturday morning.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GILLER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I can swear to them, having worn them re
<lb/>peatedly—one has been mended—they were the worst pair in the rack.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVIS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2073-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2073-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2073-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2073-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2073-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-2073-18430703 t18430703-2073-punishment-8"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2074.
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<interp inst="def1-2074-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM CURTIS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-112" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-112" type="given" value="JOHN WILLIAM"/>JOHN WILLIAM CARRINGTON</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Fitzgerald, a surgeon
<lb/>dentist. On the 21st of February, the prisoner, in company with two others, came into our shop—the prisoner requested to have a tooth extracted, and placed his finger on the one he wanted taken out—I looked at it and said it was quite sound—he persisted in having it extracted—I then asked him into the surgery at the back of the shop—he walked in, followed by his two com
<lb/>panions—I did not intend them to go in—I had a coat in the surgery and a handkerchief in it—when I went to apply the instrument the prisoner slipped himself about in the chair several times, I presume to prevent his losing the tooth,</p>
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<p>and while that was going on, his companions left the surgery—a few minutes. after the prisoner left, after paying me 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for extracting the tooth—I walked to the door to see him out, and on my return missed my coat—the witness Hill was sitting in the outer shop, and she told me something—the prisoner is a little altered since I saw him, but his face is well known to me, living in the neighbourhood—if he is the man he has lost the last tooth but one on the right-hand lower jaw, if he has got that tooth I will say he is not the man—he took the tooth away with him, and might have slipped it in again, cer
<lb/>tainly.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I have three teeth out in the same place.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">The witness went into the dock and examined the prisoner's mouth</hi>)—
<hi rend="italic">Wit
<lb/>ness.</hi> There is no other tooth gone from there but the one I extracted—I am rather near-sighted, and now I am near him and see his mouth, I am sure he is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you ever seen him before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I have, walking about the streets in company with other men—his hair does not appear quite so light as it did, and he has also shaved off a little whisker that he had—it must have caused him some pain to take his tooth out—he asked, me how much it was—I said 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he said he could not afford that, he thought 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. was enough—a man, having his tooth out, makes all sort of faces, and looks different to what he does at other times—he was in the surgery, I dare say, five minutes—the others went out two or three minutes before—it was a double tooth I took out—there is only one other tooth gone from that side—I positively swear he is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did the parties speak together?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They were all in conver
<lb/>sation when they came in, and one of them said, "Don't pull his head off."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> Here is a tooth which I have had taken out this morning in the prison.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> That is from the upper jaw, in front—it is decayed—the one I took out was a good one, and larger, and quite from a different place.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-113" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-113" type="surname" value="HILL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-113" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN HILL</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of John Powell Hill. I was at the shop on this day, and saw the prisoner with two others—I am sure he was one of them—he went out with an apron to his mouth, apparently in great agon? after having his tooth extracted.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Where were you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Sitting in the shop, waiting for some medicine, Mr. Carrington was to serve me—they all three came in together—the apron prevented my seeing the prisoner's face well, as he went out—I had nothing to do with the coat myself—I have been tried twice—once I had three months, and once six months—the last time was seven years ago, before I was married—I have never been in custody since, but have got my living honestly by needle-work—I was never an unfortunate woman—the first time I was tried was for concealing the birth of my baby, and the second time was through being led away by a person at my house who took some of my master's property—I did not steal it—I have been married five years—my husband was the author of my ruin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2074-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. * Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2074-18430703 t18430703-2074-punishment-9"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2075.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH COVENTRY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-116" type="surname" value="DAY"/>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 cap, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-117" type="surname" value="DAY"/>
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<persName id="t18430703-name-118" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-118" type="given" value="LOUISA"/>LOUISA DAY</persName> </hi>. I live at Harefield. On the 23rd of June the prisoner came to my father's, and said she was out of employ, and had just come out of the Union to get work—my mother told her to mind the child—I gave her some victuals, and she said she would look after my child—we were all at work—</p>
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<p>she brought my child to me next day, between eleven and twelve, and went away with the things stated—I missed a shawl and cap of my own—these now produced are them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-119" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-119" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-119" type="surname" value="DAY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-119" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS DAY</persName> </hi>. The prisoner came to my father's house last Thursday week—when the things were missed I went after her, and overtook her—she had on this bonnet, shawl, and gown.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-120" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-120" type="surname" value="DAY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-120" type="given" value="HANNAH"/>HANNAH DAY</persName> </hi>. This bonnet and gown is mine. I never gave them to the prisoner, or authorised her to take them—they were in my bedroom.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-121" type="witnessName">
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<hi rend="italic">police-constable D</hi> 39.) I produce a certificate of the pri
<lb/>soner's former conviction—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—she is the person.</p>
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<p>2076.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS KNIGHT</hi> </persName> were in
<lb/>dicted for
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2076-offence-1 t18430703-name-124"/>Margaret Ryan</persName>; to which</rs> </p>
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<rs id="t18430703-2076-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2076-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2076-18430703 t18430703-2076-punishment-11"/>Confined Four Days</rs>, and,
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<interp inst="t18430703-2076-punishment-12" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="whipping"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2076-18430703 t18430703-2076-punishment-12"/>Whipped.</rs> </hi> </p>
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<rs id="t18430703-2076-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2076-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2076-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. * Aged 13.—
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<interp inst="t18430703-2076-punishment-13" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-2076-18430703 t18430703-2076-punishment-13"/>Confined Three Months, the las Week Solitary</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2077.
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2077-offence-1 t18430703-cd-10"/>20th of June</rs>, 3 quarts and half-a-pint of port wine, value 6
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2077-offence-1 t18430703-name-127"/>Eastern Counties Railway Company</persName>, their masters.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-128" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-128" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-128" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SNOW</persName> </hi>. I live in Cumberland-street, Hackney-road, and am luggage book-keeper at the Shoreditch station of the Eastern Counties Railway Com
<lb/>pany. The prisoners were porters there, in the Company's employ—on the morning of the 2nd of June I left the luggage-office, and went into the pay-office—there is a platform opposite the luggage-office—there was a truck in the dock, before the platform, containing a pipe of wine, which was in the Company's care, to take to Chelmsford—I remained a minute or two in the pay-office, and when I returned I noticed some wine running from the corner of the truck—the truck-door was closed, so as to conceal any one inside—I opened it, and saw Winfield kneeling at the pipe, with a can at his knee, and his thumb over the spile-hole, and Newland leaning over him with his hand on the cask—he must have seen what was going on—the can was three parts full of wine—I told them they had done a pretty thing for themselves—they said nothing—Newland got out, and walked down the yard—I gave Winfleld into custody, and took the wine in the can to the inspector's office.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILKINS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What time was this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Twenty minutes past nine o'clock in the morning—it was the proper time for them to be there on duty—one had returned from breakfast—they had no business in the truck.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-129" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-129" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-129" type="surname" value="CANNON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-129" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CANNON</persName> </hi>. I am sub-Inspector on the Eastern Counties Railway. Snow called me—I saw Winfield in the truck, and saw wine escaping from holes in the cask, and the can two-thirds full of wine—Winfleld had left the truck, and was leaving the premises—I desired him to be fetched back.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Winfleld was doing what he could to prevent the wine running, was he not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He had got his finger on the hole.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had they any right in the truck?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They were employed in the loading department—they were the only two men left—the others had gone to breakfast.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-130" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-130" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT CROSBY</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman of the railway. I stopped Newland as he was leaving the gate, and said he must return with me—he made no</p>
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<p>reply—I went to the truck and took Winfield—he said he thought he should be sold, by God—as I took him to the superintendent's office he said they could only give him three months, they could not transport him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-131" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-131" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-131" type="surname" value="BLIGH"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-131" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT BLIGH</persName> </hi>. I received the can of wine from Snow, and produce it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2077-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
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<p>2078.
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<interp inst="def1-2078-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARGARET LAMB</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-133" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-133" type="surname" value="DAVIES"/>
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<lb/>ter; to which she pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
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<rs id="t18430703-2078-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2078-18430703 t18430703-2078-punishment-14"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2079.
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<p>2080.
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver and copper, and a dressing-case—this is it—it is mine, and was taken out of a desk, which was not locked.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I found the prisoner at ten o'clock at night in Mr. Wain's rope premises, which adjoin the prosecu
<lb/>tor's—I asked what he was doing there—he said he had come to pick some potatoes—I said there were none there, and asked how he got in—he said, "At the door"—I had the keys of the place, and was satisfied no one could get in without my knowledge—there was a space sufficient for him to have got under the gate from the street—I took him to the station, and found 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver on him and 11 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—one is a counterfeit halfpenny—I asked how be accounted for this money—he said it was his mother's—she was outside at the time—I called her in, and asked her, in his presence—she said, no, he had not got any money; that he had asked her for a halfpenny in the afternoon, and she had not got one to give him—next morning I examined the tiles on the prosecutor's roof—he might have got from Mr. Wain's premises on to the tiles of the prosecutor's premises, and there I found this dressing-case.</p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-141" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM DICKENS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I can swear to this halfpenny—I lost about 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver and copper, and this money exactly corresponds in amount.</p>
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<p>2081.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">SARAH GILLAM</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2081-offence-1 t18430703-name-143"/>Hannah Woolley</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18430703-name-144" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-144" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-144" type="surname" value="WOOLLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-144" type="given" value="HANNAH"/>HANNAH WOOLLEY</persName> </hi>. I am single, and live in Little King-street North, Cam
<lb/>den-town. On the 22nd of June, about a quarter to ten o'clock, I heard a noise in the passage, went out, and found the prisoner there—I asked what she wanted—she asked if Mrs. Williams, an ironer, lived there—I said she did not,</p>
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<p>and she went away—on turning round to go in I missed a frock—I ran across the street, took her by the arm, and asked to see what she had under her shawl—he said, "I have nothing of yours," but I found this frock, which is mine.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was not near the place, and never had the frock—she said at first she could not swear to me.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I took it from under her left arm, let her go, and returned home, as I had got back my frock—she was afterwards taken on another charge—I was called on to see her—I identified her immediately—before I went I said I could not swear to her features, but the moment I saw her I knew her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2081-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 39.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2081-18430703 t18430703-2081-punishment-17"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—Tuesday, July 4th, 1843.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<p>2082.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS JACKSON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2082-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2082-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
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<p>2083.
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<interp inst="def1-2083-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="def1-2083-18430703" type="given" value="SARAH"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SARAH COOPER</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2083-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2083-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2083-offence-1 t18430703-name-147"/>Mary Wilkinson</persName>, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2083-offence-1 t18430703-cd-14"/>20th of June</rs>, at St. Leo
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1 1 petticoat, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 shift, 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 gowns, 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 cap, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 pillow-case, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 handkerchief, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; her goods.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-148" type="witnessName">
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-149" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN HAGGIS</persName> </hi>. I am the prosecutrix's daughter. On the 20th of June Mrs. Mills told me something—I ran down stairs—the door was open—I picked up this handkerchief on the stairs, which I know to be my mother's—I did not see anybody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-150" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY MILLS</persName> </hi>. I live in the next room to the prosecutrix. I was coming out of my door, and saw the prisoner come out of Mrs. Wilkinson's—I did not know her before—she said, "Good morning," or, "It is a fine morning"—she passed on—I am quite sure it was the prisoner—I told Mrs. Haggis.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-151" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HAGGIS</persName> </hi>. I came to the door between one and two o'clock—Mrs. Mills called out, "Mrs. Haggis, is youx mother out?"—I taw the pri
<lb/>soner, and pursued her—she was running—I overtook her. and said, "You must come along with me"—she said, "Pray, let me go, I have done no
<lb/>thing."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-152" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-152" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BROWN</persName> </hi>. About one o'clock on this day I saw the prisoner running, and Haggis after her—he said, "Stop her"—I saw her throw two keys away—I picked one up—that has been tried to the prosecutrix's door, and it fits. William Brown Cross (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I know the prosecutrix's house—it is in the parish of St. Leonard, Shoreditch.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was never in the house; I was running after my little brother, who was coming from work.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutrix.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2083-18430703 t18430703-2083-punishment-18"/>Confined One Year</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2084.
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2084-offence-1 t18430703-cd-15"/>30th of June</rs>, 5 loaves of bread, value 1
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2084-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 50.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2084-18430703 t18430703-2084-punishment-19"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="def1-2085-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2085-offence-1 t18430703-name-156"/>Charles Burrell</persName>, from his person; to which he pleaded </rs>
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<rs id="t18430703-2085-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2085-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2085-18430703 t18430703-2085-punishment-20"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2086.
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<interp inst="def1-2086-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 penknife, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 pocket-book, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2086-offence-1 t18430703-name-158"/>James Wigan</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-159" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-159" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WIGAN</persName> </hi>. I live in Robert-street, Bedford-row. About elevan o'clock, on the 19th of June, I was going up Holborn, and felt my pocket tried by a hand, and missed my pocket-book and other articles, which I had seen safe a few minutes before—I turned round, and found the prisoner clow at my back—there was nobody within five or six yards of him—I saw him suddenly walk lame, and go to the wall—I followed him to the corner of Leather-lane—he then recovered, and ran very swiftly, and I after him, and at the narrow part of the lane he communicated with a man in the corner-he then abruptly turned back, walked past me, and went on very slowly—I seized him, and gave him in charge—this is my pocket-book.</p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-160" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN EVANS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I took the prisoner in charge, went back to the part in Leather-lane pointed out by the prosecutor, and found the pocket-book and some letters.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was coming down the lane, and a gentleman took hold of me, but I am as innocent as you are.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2086-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. ** Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2086-punishment-21" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2086-18430703 t18430703-2086-punishment-21"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2087.
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<interp inst="def1-2087-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2087-18430703" type="age" value="19"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE DAY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18430703-2087-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2087-offence-1 t18430703-cd-17"/>20th of June</rs>, I ham, value 8
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-162" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2087-offence-1 t18430703-name-162"/>George Austin</persName>; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-163" type="surname" value="AUSTIN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-163" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE AUSTIN</persName> </hi>. I am a cheesemonger, in Blackmore-street, Clare-market, On the 20th of June I was called out of my shop—I saw the prisoner on the ground, about ten yards off, struggling with Lewis, and a ham lying by his side—it is mine—it has the hook on it which it hung up by—I had seen it safe a few minutes before—I had not sold it—I helped to take the prisoner to the station—he said he would kick my b----guts out, and used many other expressions.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-164" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-164" type="given" value="WILLIAM JAMES"/>WILLIAM JAMES LEWIS</persName> </hi>. I live opposite Mr. Austin. I was standing at my door—I saw the prisoner, about ten yards from Mr. Austin's, with the ham partly concealed under his coat—I immediately walked over, and said he must go back with me about it—he hesitated, and said he bad paid for it; it was all right—I secured him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> He said, "Where did you get that?" I said, "A gentleman asked me to carry it; it is bought and paid for."
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> His words were, "I have bought and paid for it"—he did not point to anybody as having given it him to carry—he did not say the man was walking on—there was nobody near.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> A man asked me to carry it as far as Holborn, and said he would give me 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-165" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-165" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-165" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES PAYNE</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I produce a certificate of the pri
<lb/>soner's former conviction, for stealing a watch, which I got from Mr. Clark's office—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—he is the person.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> It is false; I was never convicted in my life.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I was at the trial, and swear he is the man; your lordship tried him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">NEWMAN</hi>. I am a turnkey of Newgate. I know the prisoner by his being in Newgate—he was tried in the name of Boyle, I do not recollect what for—I knew him directly he came into the gaol, and challenged him with it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-166" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-166" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-166" type="surname" value="DEAN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-166" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS DEAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 37.) I had the prisoner in custody for robbing a gentleman of a watch—he was tried for it—I swear he is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2087-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2087-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2087-punishment-22" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2087-18430703 t18430703-2087-punishment-22"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2088" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18430703"/>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18430703-2088-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2088-18430703 t18430703-2088-offence-1 t18430703-2088-verdict-1"/>
<p>2088.
<persName id="def1-2088-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2088-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2088-18430703" type="age" value="22"/>
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<interp inst="def1-2088-18430703" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES BOOTH BY</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2088-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2088-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2088-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2088-offence-1 t18430703-cd-18"/>30th of June</rs>, 2 hams, value 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18430703-name-168" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-168" type="surname" value="PRESTON"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2088-offence-1 t18430703-name-168"/>James Preston</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-169" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-169" type="surname" value="JOHNSON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-169" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM JOHNSON</persName> </hi>. I am a porter to James Preston, oilman, of Oxford-street. In consequence of something I went out in search of two men—I found the prisoner in Argyle-street, about a hundred yards from our shop, with a bag on bis back—I asked what he had in it—he said "Two hams"—I said, "Come along with me"—he said, "Very well, you need not take hold of me, I won't run away"—the bag contained these two hams, which are Mr. Preston's—I had seen them safe ten minutes or a quarter of an hour before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was in Oxford-street looking for a job; a man asked me to carry a bag; I did so; he took me to the shop door and said, "Follow me;" I went to a public-house, and called for a pint of beer; he came in and said, "Go into the tap-room," which I did; the prosecutor came in, and the other man ran away.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I found him in a tap-room, and another man—the prisoner did not say that man asked him to cany them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2088-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2088-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2088-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2088-punishment-23" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2088-punishment-23" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2088-18430703 t18430703-2088-punishment-23"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2089.
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<interp inst="def1-2089-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2089-18430703" type="age" value="61"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE ABBOTT</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2089-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2089-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2089-offence-1 t18430703-cd-19"/>26th of June</rs>, 2 pins, value 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of Robert Jacques and another, in a vessel in a port of entry and discharge.—2nd
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, calling it 5 3/4lbs. weight of brass.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-171" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-171" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-171" type="surname" value="DAWSON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-171" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID DAWSON</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Robert Jacques and Co., and am commander of the barque
<hi rend="italic">Mary Ann.</hi> On the 26th of June the prisoner was working on board—there were brass pins on board—the officer produced two to me which I compared with those in the vessel, and they were the same—they belong to Robert Jacques and his partner—I had not directed the pri
<lb/>soner to take them to Mr. Robinson—he had no business with them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. FRAZER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you sure they belong to Mr. Jacques?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They had been in the ship four years—the prisoner told me he had them out of the ship—they are worth about 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. or 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a pound.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-172" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-172" type="surname" value="LONG"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-172" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LONG</persName> </hi>. I stopped the prisoner coming out of the gate—I asked what he had about him—he said he had two brass pins, which he was going to take to Mr. Robinson's to get others made like them, only longer—I took him back to the ship—he had a piece of wood in his hand with a chalk mark on it, which he said was to be the length of the new ones—he said he was ordered to take them by Mr. Dawson.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2089-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2089-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2089-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 61.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<interp inst="t18430703-2089-punishment-24" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2089-punishment-24" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2089-18430703 t18430703-2089-punishment-24"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2090" type="date" value="18430703"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18430703-2090-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2090-18430703 t18430703-2090-offence-1 t18430703-2090-verdict-1"/>
<p>2090.
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<interp inst="def1-2090-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2090-18430703" type="age" value="19"/>
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<interp inst="def1-2090-18430703" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM MITCHELL</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18430703-2090-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2090-offence-1 t18430703-geo-2"/>St. George's, Hanover-square</placeName>, 2 handkerchiefs, value 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 scarf, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 10 crown pieces, 11 half crowns, 40 shillings, 41 sixpences, 21 groats, 36 pence, and 48 halfpence; the property of
<persName id="t18430703-name-174" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-174" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-174" type="surname" value="PAGET MEY"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2090-offence-1 t18430703-name-174"/>Peter Paget Mey
<lb/>rick</persName>, his master, in his dwelling-house; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2090-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2090-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2090-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<interp inst="t18430703-2090-punishment-25" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2090-punishment-25" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2090-18430703 t18430703-2090-punishment-25"/>Confined Nine Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2091.
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<interp inst="def1-2091-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS PLUME</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2091-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2091-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2091-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2091-offence-1 t18430703-cd-21"/>29th of June</rs>, 1 plane, value 3
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-176" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-176" type="surname" value="COOK"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-176" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2091-offence-1 t18430703-name-176"/>William Cook</persName>; and 1 rule, value 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of Edmund Blood.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-177" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-177" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-177" type="surname" value="COOK"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-177" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM COOK</persName> </hi>. I live in Somerset-street, Aldgate. I went to dinner on the 29th of June, and left a plane on a bench in an unfinished building-this now produced is it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-178" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-178" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-178" type="surname" value="WHITNEY"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-178" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WHITNEY</persName> </hi>. I live in Green-street, Stepney. On the 29th of June I saw the prisoner, and another one with him, who fetched the plane and gave it to the prisoner—the prisoner held the gate open while the other went in—I took him in to custody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I met the other lad at Chatham; he went in, got the plane, and gave it me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2091-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2091-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2091-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<interp inst="t18430703-2091-punishment-26" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2091-punishment-26" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2091-18430703 t18430703-2091-punishment-26"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2092.
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<interp inst="def1-2092-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-2092-18430703" type="age" value="15"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZA HUMPHREYS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2092-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2092-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2092-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2092-offence-1 t18430703-name-180"/>Joseph Hazlemore</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-181" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-181" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-181" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH HAZLEMORE</persName> </hi>. I am a harness-maker, and live in Homer-street, Mary lebone. On the 30th of June the prisoner came to my shop for a bockle, I could not understand what sort she wanted—I missed this piece of lead, which I had seen safe ten minutes before—I did not see her take it—three quarters of an hour after I got an officer, went to the room where the lived, and found it there—it is mine—I use it for punching—it is worth half-a-crown or three shillings.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2092-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2092-18430703 t18430703-2092-punishment-27"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2093.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN WHALEN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of the
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2093-offence-1 t18430703-name-183"/>Trustees of the Cannon-street roads</persName>.—3 other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi>, stating them to belong to different persons.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-184" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-184" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ROBINSON</persName> </hi>. I am employed by the Trustees of the Cannon-street roads as toll collector at St. George's gate. On Friday, the 16th of June, at three o'clock in the morning, I awoke and saw the prisoner in the toll-house—about six I got up, made some fresh tickets, and gave them to the boys that go round the gates for the purpose of cheeking—the boys have to account for the number of tickets they receive from me, and keep an account—I made those tickets from slips that are in my possession, which I keep in the cupboard—the prisoner came again in the evening at six o'clock—the slips were then safe—at least I could see that the key was in the cupboard—there were no slips taken away before—he asked me for a drink of water—I was having a discussion with a
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>man outside—I let the prisoner have a drink of water—he went through the toll house into the yard to get it—there was no one else in there—the key was then in the cupboard, in which there were thousands of slips kept to cut up into tickets—I did not miss any after he was gone—I could not miss them, there being so many.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILDE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What were you before you were a toll collector?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A barman—I left because I had a few words with my master and mistress—I did not leave from any complaint—I was never turned away for any charge—I have been working ever since I was nine years old—I made out fresh tickets at six o'clock on Friday morning—I gave some of them to two boys, named George Denny and Edward West, and the rest I put into my pocket to sell myself—I make them out by putting in the day of</p>
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<p>the month and the price—the slips were in my care when I took the duty—I made out no more slips till the afternoon, when the prisoner came to ask for water—I left the key in the cupboard at six o'clock in the evening—I went to the cupboard about five minutes before six—I always keep the key while I am on duty—I went to get out the blank tickets about five or ten minutes before six—the cupboard was open from five to six—the key was in it—there are about ten trust gates in the parish.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you talk of making slips and tickets I sup
<lb/>pose you mean entering the number and price?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, it is my duty not to communicate the number and price to any body.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-185" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-185" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-185" type="given" value="PETER FREDERICK"/>PETER FREDERICK SIEVERS</persName> </hi>. I am employed to collect tolls in the Com
<lb/>mercial-road. On Saturday, the 17th, about ten o'clock in the morning, the prisoner came up to me at the James-street bar (the James-street boy was there), he said, "Do you want to buy any tickets?"—we said, "No"—he gave West one of the tickets—we took that down to Mr. Hawkins, and told him—I returned to the James-street bar—the prisoner was there—we had been told to keep him in talk—I asked how much he wanted for the tickets—he said he would sell us seven tickets for sixpence—he showed them to me in his pocket—I suppose there were one hundred and thirty-five slips—he said he would take one shilling for the lot—there was seven different numbers—if I had taken them they would have enabled me to pass carriages, and I should not have been obliged to account for the money received—he said he had bought them yesterday, and they very nearly cost him 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I saw them taken from him afterwards—he shook his fist at me as he was going away, and said, "If you tell, I will kill you," or "smash you," I cannot tell which—I had never seen him before to my recollection.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-186" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-186" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-186" type="surname" value="HAWKINS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-186" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HAWKINS</persName> </hi>. On the 17th I received a communication from Sievers in consequence of which I gave him some directions, and the prisoner was brought to me—I took him to the toll-house, told him I understood he had got a lot of tickets, and wished to know how he came by them—he said he had not got any—I felt convinced he had, and told him to produce them—he said he had torn them up, and thrown them away—I searched him, and found these tickets concealed inside his trowsers behind—they are at they are sent to our place by Mr. Aris—they are not in the state to be passed till they are dated.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> There are a great quantity of these slips made?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I have given different quantities to the various persons employed by the trustees—on the 16th of November I had out from a dozen to fourteen—I make them out as I require them—I cannot state how many slips Robin
<lb/>son had—I had left slips of that description with him at the toll-gate.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-187" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-187" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-187" type="surname" value="ARIS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-187" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ARIS</persName> </hi>. One hundred and thirty-three slips, at the lowest value, would be 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2093-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<interp inst="t18430703-2093-punishment-28" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2093-18430703 t18430703-2093-punishment-28"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2094.
<persName id="def1-2094-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2094-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2094-18430703" type="age" value="14"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE HENRY WILSON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18430703-2094-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="fraud"/> for obtaining goods by false pretences.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-189" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-189" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WAISTALL</persName> </hi>. I am a cheesemonger, and live in King's-road, East, Chelsea. On the 21st of May the prisoner came to my shop, and asked for a pound of butter and a pound of cheese for Mr. Nodes, who was in the habit of dealing with me—I had not known the prisoner before—I knew he had been to the shop—I believed he came from Mr. Nodes, and gave him the butter—I should not have done so, had I not believed he came from Mr. Nodes.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-190" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-190" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-190" type="given" value="FREDERICK WARD"/>FREDERICK WARD NEWSON</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Mr. Carter, a grocer at Chelsea. On the 25th of May the prisoner came and asked for a quarter of a pound of tea and a pound of lump sugar—seeing him in Mr. Node's em
<lb/>ployment, I concluded it was for him—after I gave it him, I said "For Mr. Nodes"—he said, "Yes."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-191" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-191" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-191" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY NODES</persName> </hi>. I did not send the prisoner to Mr. Waistall for a pound of butter, cheese, or anything else—he was not in my service on the 21st of May—I did not employ him to get anything in any way at that time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2094-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2094-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2094-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 14.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2094-punishment-29" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2094-18430703 t18430703-2094-punishment-29"/>Confined Three Months, the last week solitary</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2095.
<persName id="def1-2095-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2095-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="def1-2095-18430703" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES BROWN</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2095-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2095-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2095-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="indecentAssault"/> for indecently assaulting
<persName id="t18430703-name-193" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-193" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-193" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2095-offence-1 t18430703-name-193"/>Sarah Ann Smith</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2095-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2095-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2095-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18430703-2096-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2096-18430703 t18430703-2096-offence-1 t18430703-2096-verdict-1"/>
<p>2096.
<persName id="def1-2096-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2096-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-2096-18430703" type="age" value="20"/>
<interp inst="def1-2096-18430703" type="surname" value="PHILLIPS"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HANNAH PHILLIPS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2096-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2096-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2096-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2096-offence-1 t18430703-cd-24"/>27th of June</rs>, 30 yards of Orleans cloth, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18430703-name-195" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-195" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-195" type="surname" value="BUTLER"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-195" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2096-offence-1 t18430703-name-195"/>Thomas Butler</persName>, to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2096-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2096-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2096-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2096-punishment-30" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2096-punishment-30" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2096-18430703 t18430703-2096-punishment-30"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18430703-2097-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2097-18430703 t18430703-2097-offence-1 t18430703-2097-verdict-1"/>
<p>2097.
<persName id="def1-2097-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2097-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-2097-18430703" type="age" value="18"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CATHERINE EVANS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2097-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2097-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2097-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2097-offence-1 t18430703-cd-25"/>23rd of June</rs>, 2 pairs of boots, value 15
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-197" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-197" type="surname" value="KEMMISH"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-197" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2097-offence-1 t18430703-name-197"/>William Kemmish</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-198" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-198" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-198" type="surname" value="KEMMISH"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-198" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM KEMMISH</persName> </hi>. I am a boot and shoemaker, and live in Lowther Arcade. On the 23rd of June, in consequence of something, I watched my shop, and saw the prisoner take a pair of boots from the door-post—I had watched her for two hours—I immediately took hold of her, brought her in, and sent for a constable.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-199" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-199" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-199" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD THOMPSON</persName> </hi>. I found this pair of boots concealed between her knees, wrapped up in her clothes.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">Property produced and sworn to.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> A young woman who was with me took one pair.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2097-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2097-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2097-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2097-punishment-31" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2097-punishment-31" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2097-18430703 t18430703-2097-punishment-31"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2098" type="date" value="18430703"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18430703-2098-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2098-18430703 t18430703-2098-offence-1 t18430703-2098-verdict-1"/>
<p>2098.
<persName id="def1-2098-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2098-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES GORE</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2098-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2098-offence-1 t18430703-name-201"/>Charles Tebbutt</persName> and others, from a wharf adjacent to the navigable river Thames.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-202" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-202" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES TEBBUTT</persName> </hi>. I am a ship-builder, at Limehouse, I have more than one partner. In consequence of information, I went to Desent's yard, and saw four pieces of deal—they appear to resemble mine—I had not missed them—I had a great number of that sort lying on the wharf, adjoining the Thames—I never saw the prisoner before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-203" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-203" type="given" value="ISAAC"/>ISAAC LARSLET</persName> </hi>. I am foreman to Messrs. Tebbutt and Co. I saw the deals at Desent's yard—we had such on the premises—I cannot swear to them—I have not seen the prisoner near master's premises lately.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-204" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-204" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM DESENT</persName> </hi>. I am a timber-merchant. I saw these four dealt in a barge called the
<hi rend="italic">Patty</hi>, with my fire-wood, at Watson's wharf, Millbank—I detained them—the prisoner had the charge of the barge—he said they be
<lb/>longed to him—I told him I should detain them until I had proper authority to deliver them up—he said, "You are right," or similar words—I saw him after that, and he said he would give me his address.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-205" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS MARLING</persName> </hi>. I am a wood-cutter, employed by Mr. Desent. I saw the
<hi rend="italic">Patty</hi> on the Sunday, there were no deals in it then—I do not know who had charge of her—she was loaded with fire-wood, and laid up at Mr. Webb's wharf—the prisoner brought her to Watson's wharf on the Monday—I saw the deals in her then, on the top of the cargo—the prisoner came, and asked me why I took the deals out of the barge—I told him my master ordered me—he said I had no business.</p>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-206" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY LLOYD</persName> </hi>. I brought the barge Patty down on Sunday morning, by Mr. Downing's orders—she had no deals in her then—I employed the prisoner by my master's orders, left her at Webb's wharf, and gave him a card to put her under Watson's wharf.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-207" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-207" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SLADDEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable.</hi>) I apprehended the prisoner, and told him he was charged with stealing four deals—he said, "I did not steal them; I certainly said they were mine"—I said, "When you received charge of the barge what orders had you from the lad?"—he said, "To deliver the wood that was on board to Mr. Desen."</p>
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<p>2099.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PHILIP NEALE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, July</hi> 5, 1843.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Third Jury, before Mr. Baron Gurney.</hi> </p>
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<p>2100.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVID PINNER</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18430703-2100-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for feloniously uttering a forged acceptance of a Bill of Exchange for the payment of 29
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., with intent to defraud
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2100-offence-1 t18430703-name-210"/>Henry Joseph Adcock</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>(The prosecutor did not appear.)</p>
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<p>2101.
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<interp inst="def3-2101-18430703" type="given" value="CATHERINE"/> CATHERINE OLI
<lb/>VER</persName> </hi>, and
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<interp inst="def4-2101-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN HAMILTON</hi> </persName>, were indicted for
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARTEEN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-215" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-215" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-215" type="given" value="WIILIAM"/>WIILIAM PENNY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-inspector.</hi>) On Tuesday, the 20th of Jane, I accompanied Redman, Farrar, and Fink, to No. 24, Blue-anchor-alley, St. Lake's—the street door was opean—I proceeded to the first floor front room—the door was locked—with Redman's assistance, I forced it open, and on entering found Elliott sitting on the side of a bed, close to the fire, Hamll
<lb/>ton sitting on a chair by the fire, close to the window, binding show, and Oliver standing up quite close to a dear fire—Ellott had no coat on, and his shirt sleeves were tucked up—as I entered, Oliver seized a mould from the hob, put it into her mouth, and broke it to pieces, took it out of her mouth, and pot it between her legs, outside her clothes—Redman seized her by the arms—I picked up the pieces of the mould, and produce them—they were hot—I found a cup on the hob containing these eleven counterfeit shillings quite hot—we took the prisoners into custody—about five minutes after, a knock came to the, door—I said no one could come in—the prisoner Smith called out that her was the landlord of the room, and he would be d----d if he would not come in—I immediately went and unlocked the door, laid hold of him by the collar, and said he was the person I wanted—he had a half-quartern loaf, some sugar, coffee, and dripping under his arm—he was searched, and had nothing about him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ELLIOTT</hi>. When they entered the room I was asleep on the bed.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> He was sitting on the bed, but was not asleep.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-216" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-216" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY REDMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 224.) I accompanied Penny to the room—Oliver was standing near the fire-place—I saw her seize a mould from the hob, put it to her mouth, and then between her legs—it broke—I took from the grate two pipes, one of which had got a little fluid metal in it—they were quite hot—I also found two sixpences, a shilling, and a paper with some</p>
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<p>plaster-of-Paris in it—I took Elliott and Oliver to the station—Oliver was crying very much—Elliott told her not to fret, that he knew what he should get, he should get from ten to fifteen years, and she would get eighteen months.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Elliott. Q.</hi> Was I not asleep when you entered the room?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, you were sitting on the foot of the bed.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-217" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FINK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 47.) I went to the fire-place and took from the left hob this mould for a shilling quite hot—as I was taking Elliott and Smith to the station, some person in the street hallooed out, "Jem, what in the matter?"—Elliott said, "They have got us all to rights, they have got eleven in the trap."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-218" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-218" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-218" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>BENJAMIN FARRAR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 200.) I searched Elliott. I found a counterfeit sixpence in his right hand waistcoat pocket, also two good shillings and a sixpence—I found a file and a pair of scissors in a table drawer—the file had white metal in the teeth—on the shelf, on the right hand of the fire-place, I found a small quantity of plaster-of-Paris powder in a piece of paper—we were all in plain clothes.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-219" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH SPILLER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of James Spiller, and live at No. 24, Blue-anchor-alley. On the 9th of June Hamilton and Smith came together and took the room in which they were found—the other two prisoner came about four days after, and they all remained there until the officer came—I received some rent from Hamilton on the Monday before they were taken—I did not see any of them the morning they were taken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-name-220" type="given" value="JOHN"/>MR. JOHN FIELD</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Mint—(
<hi rend="italic">examine the articles produced</hi>)—here are some pieces of a broken plaster-of-Paris should intended for casting shillings—there are parts of the impression of the shilling on it now—here is an entire mould for casting shillings, having the impression of both sides of a shilling—these eleven shillings are all counterfeit, in an un
<lb/>finished state, and all, I believe, cast in the last named mould—here if a good shilling, which I believe, from its appearance, and from the mark on the mould, was used to make the mould for the counterfeit shillings—I am confi
<lb/>dent of that—here is a tobacco-pipe, which has some white metal in the bowl, which appears to have been fused—here is a small piece of white metal corre
<lb/>sponding with the counterfeit shillings—it is what is termed a get, which fills up the channel of the mould—a file is used to remove the surplus metal which is now on all the shillings—the scissors may be used to separate the get from the coin—here is some plaster-of-Paris in powder, which is the same sort of substance of which the moulds are formed—here are also three counterfeit sixpences and two good shillings.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Smith's Defence.</hi> I was out all the morning; I came home about half-past twelve or one o'clock with the loaf and butter; I did not know the constables were there; I tried to open the door; they asked who was there, I said, "Me;" they asked who I was, I said I belonged to the room; they di
<lb/>rectly opened the door, caught hold of me, and sent me up against the wains
<lb/>cot with all their force.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Elliott's Defence.</hi> On the 20th of June a man came up to me, and asked if would let him turn out a few of these things: I said, "No;" he pressed me very hard, and I consented; he is a returned transport, named William Jones, and had only just come out from twelve months' imprisonment for uttering; he made three, which he intended for himself; he said, "I am going down to buy some thing;" I said, "
<hi rend="italic">Bill</hi>, I don't like them in my place, take them away at once;" he said, "Will you give me two sixpences for a shilling?" which I did, and it was one of these; I went to sleep, and awoke with the scuffle in the room; I found the officers there, and was secured; Jones is the</p>
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<p>man that laid the information against us, and Mr. Powell will tell you the same; he has done it for the reward of 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., which Mr. Powell gives.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Oliver's Defence.</hi> I came in with my goods at a quarter to twelve o'clock. I saw the things lying there; I said to Elliott that they had no right there; he said no, a man was coming to take them away directly. I found he did not come, and got up to break them, knowing they had no right there; when the officers came in—I had hardly time to put the basket out of my hands.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Hamilton's Defence.</hi> The young man came up, and put these things on the hob, and told us not to touch them. I did not know what they were. I was busy at my work, which I was to finish by six o'clock, and did not touch them; he said, if I meddled with them I should do a great deal of harm.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ELLIOTT</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2101-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLIVER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-3" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-3" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HAMILTON</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-4" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2101-verdict-4" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def4-2101-18430703 t18430703-2101-punishment-32"/>Transported for Fifteen Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2102.
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<p>No evidence.</p>
<p>
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<p>2103.
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<interp inst="def1-2103-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2103-18430703" type="age" value="26"/>
<interp inst="def1-2103-18430703" type="surname" value="RICHARDSON"/>
<interp inst="def1-2103-18430703" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SAMUEL RICHARDSON</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">alias
<rs id="t18430703-alias-2" type="alias">
<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2103-18430703 t18430703-alias-2"/> Henry Fowler</rs> </hi> </persName>, was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2103-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2103-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2103-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for uttering a counterfeit shilling to
<persName id="t18430703-name-223" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-223" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-223" type="surname" value="TRITTON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-223" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2103-offence-1 t18430703-name-223"/>Robert Tritton</persName>, on the
<rs id="t18430703-cd-27" type="crimeDate">
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2103-offence-1 t18430703-cd-27"/>10th of June</rs>, having been previously convicted of uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. WILDE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">E. PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-224" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-224" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-224" type="surname" value="POWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-224" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. I am assistant solicitor to the Mint. I produce a copy of the record of the conviction of Samuel Richardson at this Court, at the Jan. session, 1838—I have examined it with the original record, and it is a true copy—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-225" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-225" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-225" type="surname" value="HOARE"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-225" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HOARE</persName> </hi>. I am deputy-governor of the House of Correction of Middlesex, and was so in Jan. 1838. I know the prisoner—he was imprisoned there for two years, for uttering counterfeit coin—I have no doubt he is the same person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-226" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-226" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-226" type="surname" value="LEATHART"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-226" type="given" value="JOSEPH DAVIES"/>JOSEPH DAVIES LEATHART</persName> </hi>. On the 10th of June, about six o'clock in the evening, I was in Regent-street, and saw the prisoner with two women—I saw him take something from one of the women, which looked to me like a shilling—seeing that, I watched, and saw the prisoner go into a silk-mercer's shop in Regent-street, and come out again—I went into the shop, and made inquiry—when I came out I saw him again, and watched him into another shop, and one of the women went into another shop—I think it was a public-house, but I lost him and the two women—I afterwards saw him join the women, and after going through several streets they went into Oxford-street—he joined the women again after coming out of the silk-mercer's, and after he came out of another shop, just at the back of Regent-street—I met Han
<lb/>cock, the policeman, and told him something—I afterwards saw the prisoner go into Mr. Tritton's public-house—the two women went past the house—the moment he came out I went in, and made inquiries—I came out, he re
<lb/>joined the women, and I followed them down Regent-street—he stopped at Mr. Reed's, a biscuit-shop, at the corner of Hanover-street, and went in there—he came out, joined the women again, and went down Maddox-street, at the back of the church, and went into the Coach and Horses, at the corner of Conduit street—after he came out I went in and made inquiry—he re
<lb/>joined the women, and went into Bond-street—we then lost him again—the two women waited for him—I again saw him join the women, and go up towards Old Bond-street, towards Piccadilly, and go into Mr. Mansfield's</p>
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<p>public-house—he came out, rejoined the women, and went into Piccadilly, where they were all three taken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CHARNOCK</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What are you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A paper-hanger and decorator—I am in the employ of a firm in Oxford-street, and have been so for the last eighteen years.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How came you to be watching these persons in the way you describe?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have got an unfortunate suspicious way of looking when I see these cha
<lb/>racters, and I cannot help it—I have been afflicted with this suspicious way of looking for some years—I am sorry to say I have often been engaged is these sort of things—you, gentlemen, call me the thief-taker—when I see these characters I take them—I am not employed by any one to do so—I always do it of my own accord—I have been a parish constable—I am not one now—I cannot say how often I have been a witness—I do not make a good in
<lb/>come by it—it is money out of my pocket, but I cannot help it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-227" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-227" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-227" type="surname" value="TRITTON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-227" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT TRITTON</persName> </hi>. I keep the Nag's Head public-house, in Oxford-street. On the 10th of June, about a quarter past six o'clock in the evening, the pri
<lb/>soner came in, asked for a glass of half-and-half, and gave a shilling in payment—I took it up, and laid it on one side, on the underneath counter—I gave him sixpence, and 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, change—he merely put the beer to his lips, and then left it—he might have drank one-fourth—I was engagedin giving change to another party, and the prisoner knocked on the counter, and said, "Now, landlord"—I gave him the change, and he left—Leathart then came in, and asked a question, in consequence of which I looked at the shilling, and found it bad—I marked it, wrapped it up in paper, and put it into my pocket, that it should not get mixed with other money—I gave it to Hancock the same night—it had never been out of my possession, and I am positive it was the shilling I received from the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long after you received it was your attention called to it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Scarcely a moment—I had never seen the prisoner before—I did not see him for above a minute or two—I saw him again on Monday morning—this was on Saturday evening.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-228" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-228" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-228" type="surname" value="ORTNER"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-228" type="given" value="LOUIS"/>LOUIS ORTNER</persName> </hi>. I keep the Coach and Horses, in Conduit-street. On Saturday, the 10th of June, about a quarter to seven o'clock in the evening, a man came to my house, and asked for a glass of porter—I will not swear to the prisoner—my wife served him, in my presence—he threw down a shilling in a slop where some beer was spilt—I took it up and threw it into the till—at that time there were two shillings, some sixpences, and half-a-crown, in the till—I had taken a great deal of silver out a few minutes before, and put it into another place—I noticed that the shilling was a dark one—my wife gave a sixpence, a fourpenny-piece, and a halfpenny, change, and the man went out at one door as Leathart came in at the other—he asked some ques
<lb/>tions; in consequence of which, I looked into the till, and found three shil
<lb/>lings there—I took out a dark shilling—the other two were white, and of the old reign, not at all like this, and it was wet—I found it was bad—Hancock came in directly after Leathart—he bit it, and told us to keep it till he re
<lb/>turned—I wrapped it up in paper, and put it into my pocket till he came back at night—I am sure I gave him the same shilling—no person came in between my receiving the shilling and Leathart coming in.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-229" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-229" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-229" type="surname" value="MANSFIELD"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-229" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES MANSFIELD</persName> </hi>. I am a victualler, and live in Old Bond-street. On the evening of the 10th of June, a man, (I cannot say whether it was the prisoner.) came in and asked for a glass of porter—he gave a shilling in pay
<lb/>ment—I gave him change, and put the shilling into the till—there were from eight to ten shillings in the till—the man drank about half of his beer, and left immediately—Leathart then came into the shop—no one had</p>
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<p>come in between the person's going out and Leathart's coming in—in conse
<lb/>quence of what he said, I inspected my money, and found a bad shilling—I marked it, and afterwards gave it to Hancock—I could not say that the shil
<lb/>ling I marked was the one I received from the man—I turned the money all out on the counter, and detected it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-230" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-230" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-230" type="surname" value="HANCOCK"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-230" type="given" value="JOHN SIMS"/>JOHN SIMS HANCOCK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant E</hi> 12.) On Saturday evening, the 10th of June, about six o'clock, I was in company with Leathart, in Oxford-street, and saw the prisoner there with two women, close by Blenheim-steps—I saw the prisoner leave the two women, and go into Mr. Tritton's, come out again, and join the women—Leathart went in directly, came out, and spoke to me—I followed them into Conduit-street—the prisoner went into the Coach and Horses, and came out again—Leathart went in, and I followed him—the landlord was then looking at the shilling—the prisoner joined the women afterwards at the bottom of Conduit-street, and there I lost him—I saw him again afterwards—he joined the women, and went into Mr. Mansfield's public-house—he came out again—Leathart went in, came out, and we followed them into Piccadilly, where, with the assistance of two of the C division, I took them—Mr. Ortner showed the shilling to me—this is it—it it a dark one—I marked it, and returned it to him—I afterwards received the same shilling from him—I searched the prisoner, and found on him one shilling, sixteen sixpences, ten fourpenny pieces, and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, all good.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-231" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-231" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-231" type="surname" value="FIELD"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-231" type="given" value="JOHN"/>MR. JOHN FIELD</persName> </hi>. I have examined all the shillings—they are all three counterfeit, and all cast in the same mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2103-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2103-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2103-punishment-33" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2103-18430703 t18430703-2103-punishment-33"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18430703-2104" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18430703"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2104" type="date" value="18430703"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18430703-2104-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2104-18430703 t18430703-2104-offence-1 t18430703-2104-verdict-1"/>
<p>2104.
<persName id="def1-2104-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2104-18430703" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-2104-18430703" type="age" value="44"/>
<interp inst="def1-2104-18430703" type="surname" value="FLYNN"/>
<interp inst="def1-2104-18430703" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">EDWARD FLYNN</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18430703-2104-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2104-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2104-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> for feloniously assaulting
<persName id="t18430703-name-233" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-233" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-233" type="surname" value="FLYNN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-233" type="given" value="ELLEN"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2104-offence-1 t18430703-name-233"/>Ellen Flynn</persName>, on the
<rs id="t18430703-cd-28" type="crimeDate">
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2104-offence-1 t18430703-cd-28"/>19th of May</rs>, and cutting and wounding her in and upon the head and forehead, with intent to kill and murder her.—2nd
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, stating his intent to be to maim and disable.—3rd
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, with intent to do her some grievous bodily harm.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-234" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-234" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-234" type="surname" value="FLYNN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-234" type="given" value="ELLEN"/>ELLEN FLYNN</persName> </hi>. The prisoner is my husband—we lived in Gee's-court, Marylebone. On the night of the 19th of May he came home about twelve o'clock, very drunk, and asked me to get his supper—he was so aggravating, I would not do it, and he gave me no money—he had something he was working with all the day long, and he
<hi rend="italic">heaved</hi> it after me, and it catched me on the back of my head—I had been finding fault with him, and said he was a very bad man, for spending the money, as he knew the poverty I was in—I believe it was a hatchet, he merely threw at me—it caught me just by the side of my face—it did not hurt me much—he spoke very violent and impro
<lb/>per words.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was so aggravated, I did not know what I did.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I beg for mercy for him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-235" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-235" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-235" type="surname" value="WOOTTEN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-235" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES WOOTTEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I was called, and found the prosecutrix bleeding from a serious wound on the head—it was cut across the scalp.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Primer's Defence.</hi> I was at work; when I came home in the afternoon my wife was very tipsy; I requested her to get my supper ready; I had not received my money, though my job was finished; she was insolent, and did not attempt to get it, but did nothing but abuse me; she ran out into the passage, and I must have flung this after her, but I was intoxicated.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18430703-2104-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2104-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2104-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">of an Assault.</hi> Aged 44.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18430703-2104-punishment-34" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2104-18430703 t18430703-2104-punishment-34"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>2105.
<hi rend="largeCaps">
<persName id="def1-2105-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-2105-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-2105-18430703" type="surname" value="WHALEN"/>
<interp inst="def1-2105-18430703" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY WHALEN</persName>,
<persName id="def2-2105-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-2105-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def2-2105-18430703" type="surname" value="HALL"/>
<interp inst="def2-2105-18430703" type="given" value="CATHERINE"/> CATHERINE HALL</persName> </hi>, and
<persName id="def3-2105-18430703" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def3-2105-18430703" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def3-2105-18430703" type="surname" value="LYONS"/>
<interp inst="def3-2105-18430703" type="given" value="JULIA"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JULIA LYONS</hi> </persName>, were indicted for
<rs id="t18430703-2105-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18430703-2105-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-2105-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> feloniously assaulting
<persName id="t18430703-name-239" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-239" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-239" type="surname" value="EDMONDS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-239" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2105-offence-1 t18430703-name-239"/>Benjamin Edmonds</persName>, on the
<rs id="t18430703-cd-29" type="crimeDate">
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18430703-2105-offence-1 t18430703-cd-29"/>26th of June</rs>, and taking from his person, and against his will, 1 sovereign, his monies, and feloniously beating, striking, and using other personal violence to him.</rs> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-240" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-240" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-240" type="surname" value="EDMONDS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-240" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>BENJAMIN EDMONDS</persName> </hi>. I am a sailor. On the night of the 26th of June I was going up Ratcliffe-highway, and fell in with Whalen—I went home with her, and went up stairs to her bed-room—she asked if I had got any money—I said I had got no change, I would pay her in the morning—I laid down on the bed—I did not like the place, and came down—as soon as I came down, the three prisoners fell upon me, pulled me down on the floor by the hair of my head, beat my head, tore all my clothes, my jacket and pockets, and took away my watch-pocket, with a sovereign in it—I had no watch—they then went out at the back-door—I got out, and called the police—a policeman came—I told him I had been robbed of a sovereign, and ill-used besides—he took Hall, and the other two were taken afterwards.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Whalen.</hi> He only came out of prison that day, he said he had no money, but would give me his jacket to stop all night, and call in the morning for it,
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I had no money—I came to Clerkenwell for one day for getting tipsy, because I had been sent home, went on board my ship, and got the balance of my wages, which was 23
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I laid out, the shillings, and the sovereign I had in my watchpocket—I did not say I would leave her the jacket—I was perfectly sober.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-241" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-241" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-241" type="surname" value="WITTLETON"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-241" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WITTLETON</persName> </hi>. I am a policeman. I was called into this house, on hearing the alarm, between two and three o'clock on Monday morning—I found Edmonds standing outside, complaining of having been beat and robbed of a sovereign by three females and two black men—his clothes were very much torn, and he was very much beat about the head—I apprehended Hall at No. 5, Luke's-place, which was the house the prosecutor had been in, directly after the charge—I told her the charge—she said it was no such thing, he had no money—on Tuesday morning, about eleven o'clock, I apprehended Lyons—I told her she was charged with stealing a sovereign and assaulting the man—she said, "No such thing, he had no money"—the prosecutor had been drinking, but was not drunk.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Hall. Q.</hi> Was I talking to him when you came up?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, you were talking to him outside—I did not find any money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-242" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-242" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-242" type="surname" value="TAPLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-242" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TAPLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I apprehended Whalen on Tuesday night about half-past eleven o'clock, and told her the charge—she said he had no money about him, that he came home with her, and promised to pay her when he came again; that after being some time with her he went down, and the landlady stopped him and asked if he had paid her; she said no, and after scuffling he endeavoured to force his way out the back way, and tore his clothes and da
<lb/>maged his face in attempting to get out.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18430703-name-243" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18430703-name-243" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-243" type="surname" value="EDMONDS"/>
<interp inst="t18430703-name-243" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>BENJAMIN EDMONDS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I saw two black men there—they were dark, not black, Mulattoes—they lent a hand to beat me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Whalen's Defence.</hi> He said he had no money, but would give me his jacket to stop all night; when we went up stain I asked him for his jacket; he said he would give it me in the morning; he got up about half-past four o'clock, and was going out of the yard door to get over the palings with his shoes in his hand; I laid hold of him by the waistcoat, and tore his waistcoat and trowsers; when he got back into the house he knocked me down, and said he would choke me, and if I did not let him go he would get out of the window; he went up stairs, came down again, threw me downstairs, and fell over me, and his head came against a chair; he went up again, was abusing me very much, and the other prisoners came to assist me.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Hall's Defence.</hi> The prosecutor and Whalen came home on Monday night; she asked for something to drink; he said he had no money; she asked how he was to pay her; he said he would give her his jacket in the morning; I heard a
<hi rend="italic">row</hi>, went and asked what was the matter; he said</p>
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<p>he would serve me the same if I did not get out of the way; he kicked me and knocked me down; I staid with him till the policeman came; we were going to give him in charge, but he called the policeman before us.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Lyons's Defence.</hi> The young woman asked me what it was about; I went, and he struck me, and said if I did not go away he would serve me the same; I went away; I do not live in the house.</p>
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