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<p>GIBBS, MAYOR.</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand by</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-1" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BUCKLER</persName>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-2" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HEBERT</persName>, CHEAPSIDE.</p>
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<p>On the Queens Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>The City Of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, July 7th, 1845, and followig Days.</p>
<p>Before the Rtght Honourable
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-3" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>MICHAEL GIBBS</persName> </hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir Jame. Parke, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir Edward Hall Alderson, Knt.; one other of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer;
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-4" type="given" value="JOHN"/>Sir John Williams</persName>, Knt., one of the Justice, of Her Majesty's Court: of Queen's Bench: Sir Claudius Stephen Hunter, Bart;
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-5" type="given" value="JOHN"/>Sir John Key</persName>, Bart.;
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-6" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Kelly</persName>, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-7" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Wilson</persName>, Esq.; Sir Chapman Marshall, Knt.; John Humphery, Esq.; Sir William Magnay, Bart; Aldermen of the said City: the Honourable Charles Ewan Law, Recorder of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-8" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Johnson</persName>, Esq.; Thomas Challis, Esq.; William Hughes Highes, Esq.; Aldermen of the said City: John Mirehouse, Esq., Com
<lb/>mon Sergeant of the said City; and
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-9" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Bullock</persName>, Esq., Judge. of the Sheriffs' 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>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-12" type="given" value="JOHN CHARLES"/>John Charles Brant</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GIBBS, MAYOR</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">NINTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—Two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—An obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that a prisoner is known to be associate of bad characters.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th.</hi> 1845.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">and to enter into Recognizance in</hi> 40
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<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1845.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did she appear as if she had been drinking?
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<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What sort of wound was it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> An incised wound—It might have been made with an iron saucepan—it was just above the right temple, on the top of the head—it must have been done with considerable force—the bone was laid completely bare, a branch of the temporal artery was divided, and she had lost a quantity of blood—it was an inch and a half or two inches long—it might have become a dangerous wound from its consequences.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-89" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA CARROLL</persName> </hi>. I am an unfortunate woman, and live in Moneybag
<lb/>alley, Blue Anchor-yard. On the 18th of June, about half-past four o'clock in the morning, I heard a great scuffling in my passage—it awoke me—I got out of bed to see what it was, and I saw the two prisoners in my back yard with a bundle, which they were tying up in a red flannel shirt—I went and awoke my friend.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-90" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MART ANN LEWIS</persName> </hi>. On the morning of the 18th of June I was in bed—Carroll called me up—I looked into the back yard, and saw the two prisoners with a bundle and a number of trowsers—I called out to Carroll, "Lookhere," and as soon as I spoke the prisoners looked up at me—I sup
<lb/>pose they heard me—they tied the things up in a red shirt—I am quite rare they are the persons—I had never seen them before, to my recollection.</p>
<hi rend="italic">John Williams.</hi> It is false—she knows me very well.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I did not.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-91" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-91" type="given" value="MARGARET"/>MARGARET COLEBUTT</persName> </hi>. On the 18th of June I happened to go to the water
<lb/>closet at No. 3, Money-bag alley, Rosemary-lane, and picked up five bits of paper, or tickets—I did not see the prisoners in the house—they do not lite there—the street door is left open because there are so many lodgers—they could get into the back yard or into the water-closet—it joins the passage—this is not near the prosecutor's house.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-92" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-92" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-92" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT THORPE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable H</hi> 155.) Colebutt came to me on the 18th of June, about eight o'clock at night, and brought me these five tickets—I afterwards went and found this ticket in the back yard.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-93" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-93" type="surname" value="ORAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-93" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD ORAMS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant H</hi> 18.) I apprehended Thomas Wil
<lb/>liams at No. 1, Christopher-court, Rosemary-lane, about half-past two o'clock on Saturday morning, 21st June—I told him I wanted him for a robbery at Mr. Barnett's, in Upper East Smitbfleld—he said, "I know nothing about it"—after being locked up at the station he told me where I could find Butcher, which is the name John Williams goes by—in consequence of that I went and apprehended John Williams at the place where I was directed, upwards of a mile from where I took the other prisoner—whan I took Thomas I told him what I took him for—he said he knew nothing about it—he afterwards called me to the cell door and voluntarily told me that the things were taken to a marine store shop in Rosemary-lane, kept by a person named Cohen—I went there, told the party the nature of my visit, and with his permission searched the premises, but found nothing—it was three days after the robbery—there is no one here from Cohen's—the prosecutor's house is in the parish of St. Botolph Without, Aldgats.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-94" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS ARNOLD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable H</hi> 127.) On the 18th of June, about half-paet three o'clock in the morning I saw Thomas Williams in company with a person named Murphy, in Rosemary-lane—he went down Blue Anchor-yard—I apprehended Murphy—he was discharged—when I went into the station-house on the Saturday morning, Thomas Williams called me into the cell and said, "These two women have
<hi rend="italic">come it</hi> against me, because I would not give them anything out of it for some gin; they are as bad as I was, for they wanted me to bring the property up stairs."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Thomas Williams.</hi> It is false; I said nothing at all about it; he asked me where Butcher was; I said he lived somewhere down near Bluegate
<lb/>fields, but I did not know where.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Butcher was then in custody.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-95" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID BARNETT</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I know these seven tickets—they have my marks on them, and were on the missing articles—I gave my servant into custody on suspicion of the robbery, finding no marks on the door and she was discharged at the Thames police-office—the things have not been found.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Thomas Williams's Defence.</hi> I know nothing about the robbery; I was taken out of bed at three o'clock.</p>
<hi rend="italic">John Williams's Defence.</hi> I know nothing about the robbery; I waa taken out of bed at half-past four o'clock on Saturday morning.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-96" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-96" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD ORAMS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I produce a certificate of Thomas's con
<lb/>viction from Clerkenwell Sessions house—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted 7th Ocf.,1844, of larceny; confined six months, six weeks solitary</hi>)—I was present at the trial—he is the person.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-97" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TAPLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable K</hi> 234.) I produce a certificate of John Williams's former conviction from Clerkenwell Sessions-house—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted 1st Feb., 1845, of larceny; confined three months—two weeks solitary</hi>)—I was present at his trial—he is the person.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS WILLIAMS</hi>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1460-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN WILLIAMS</hi>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1460-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-1460-18450707 t18450707-1460-punishment-8"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">EDWARD LAMBL</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1461-offence-1 t18450707-name-99"/>Philip Isaacs</persName>, from his person; and that he had been be
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<interp inst="t18450707-1461-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1461-18450707 t18450707-1461-punishment-9"/>Confined One Year</rs>.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARGARET TIGGELL</hi> </persName> was indicted for
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1462-offence-1 t18450707-cd-4"/>29th of May</rs>, I dressing-case, value 2
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 4 rings, 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 2 breast-pins, 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 pencil-case, 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 3 razors, 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 6 bottles, 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 pair of ear
<lb/>drops, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1462-offence-1 t18450707-name-101"/>David Kidd</persName>, in the dwelling-house of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1462-offence-1 t18450707-name-102"/>Charlotte Chaplyn</persName>: and </rs>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1462-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/> for feloniously receiving the same, well knowing them to have been stolen, &c.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<persName id="t18450707-name-105" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-105" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-105" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID KIDD</persName> </hi>. I lodge with my wife at 17, Vincent-terrace, City-road. I had a dressing-case containing four gold rings, two gold pins, a silver pencil-case, razors, bottles, and other things—I saw it safe between eight and nine o'clock in the morning, on the 29th of May—I went out about nine o'clock—I returned about seven in the evening, and found Tiggell at the house—she had been called in to wait on Mrs. Kidd, who was very unwell—the dressing-case was kept on the toilet-table in my bed-room in the first floor—she would have an opportunity of going into the bed-room—I kept the key of the dressing-case—it was a small square mahogany case, about ten or twelve inches long, and eight or nine broad, bound with three straps of brass at each end, with a sunk handle—I do not think I could replace the property lost under 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—when I came home Tiggell was at work on the floor on which the dressing-case was kept—I gave information to the po
<lb/>lice next morning—the house is in the parish of St. Mary, Islington.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-106" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-106" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM CONSTABLE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 81.) At half-past four o'clock on</p>
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<p>Saturday morning, 31st May last, I was on my beat in Bell-alley, Goswell-street, and saw Bridget Richardson lying on the stairs of the house where I knew Mrs. Tiggell lodged—she was crying and appeared in a very bad state, as if she had been beaten—she had a bruise on her eye—I spoke to her, and while doing so Mrs. Tiggell came out and wanted to know what business I had there—I told her I had business there when "Murder" was called—I had heard "Murder" called—she had me defiance for being in her house, and said she would go to the station-house and report me—I took Richardson to the station-house—she made a communication to me before I took her there, which I reported to my superiors.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was it she told yon?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> That her sister was wanted for a robbery at Mr. Kidd't, up at Pentonvilie—Mrs. Tiggell had gone in doors, put on her bonnet and shawl, and went out, and after she had been gone three or four minutes she up and told me this—I did not know that they were sisters till Richardson told me—she complained of Tiggell as her sister—she said that the robbery was of a dressing-case and several other articles, and that the property was left at the Portland Arms in Long-lane—I asked her how she came to know all about it—she said she had been in their company the overnight, and saw the property left there—I never saw Richardson before—this all occurred within five minutes—I had only been on the beat two months.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-107" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-107" type="given" value="BRIDGET"/>BRIDGET RICHARDSON</persName> </hi> I am sister to Mrs. Tiggell. On the 29th of May she was hired to work at Mr. Kidd's—I went there to her between one and two o'clock that afternoon, to ask her for the key of the door, and she sent me the key, and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to get the children some food—I had the care of her children at home—the servant of the house gave it to me—I did not go to the house again that day—I did not go there that evening—I have fre
<lb/>quently been there on other evenings, when my sister has been required to go and dress Mrs. Kidd, but I have never been inside the house—I did not see any dressing-case while I was at the house—I was not over the threshold of the door—I remained with my sister's children all the afternoon—my sister came home some time past nine o'clock—the dock had struck nine, but I cannot say what time it was afterwards—the two male prisoners were with her—I knew both of them before—I cannot say whether they were friends of my sister—I had seen them in her company often before—Dunn was carrying a box tied up in a handkerchief—I saw it untied—it was a mahogany box with brass beading round it—Dunn opened it with a small poker—Tiggell and Collins were present at the time—there were a great many things in the box—there was jewellery, and it was looked over a great many times—there were four rings, a dou
<lb/>ble-breasted pin with a pearl head, and a small stone to it, a pair of golds-drops and other articles—I saw them all wrapped up in a piece of rag, which was passed about—I think Collins had it in his possession—he passed it to Tiggell, then it was passed to the others, and I think it went hack again to Collins—I am sure the jewellery was in that piece of rag—the dressing-case was tied up in a black handkerchief—Tiggell took that—we then all four went out, and went to the Portland Arras public-house, in long-lane—Dunn left the box there with the pot-boy—we afterwards went to where Dunn lives in Holborn, the first turning on the right hand hide of the way, opposite the church—I afterwards went with the prisoners to a public-housc (my sister's husband is dead) Dunn and Collins both stopped with Tggell that night in the same house—I saw Dunn go to his work</p>
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<p>next morning, and noticed a ring on his finger—I cannot positively say that it was a ring I had seen before—Collins went about three quarters of an hour afterwards—on the Friday morning following I saw Collins and my sister together—I went out with them—I saw her give him a piece of rag similar to the rag in which I had seen the articles wrapped up—he put it into his waistcoat pocket—on the Saturday morning I was sitting on the stairs at my sister's door—my sister had ill-treated me, and I went outside—she called me a very bad word, and abused me—I abused her again—I had heard Mr. Kidd's name mentioned about the things, and I said it was very wrong of her, as she had four children—she directly said if I said anything she would say it was me that stole them—she had pawned all my clothes, and I asked her to give me my box and bonnet, which was all that was left, and I would go away, and would send somebody to take care about what she had done at Mr. Kidd's—with that she flew on my bonnet and my box, and I went and sat on the stairs till the police
<lb/>man came—I had nothing whatever to do with taking the dressing-case—I never saw it till it was brought in by my sister and the other prisoners—Dunn had no ring on his finger when he came in with the bundle—after we had been out walking I saw that he had a ring on—he kept putting it on, and pulling it off again.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How old are you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Twenty-three—I am married—I do not live with my husband, he is transported—I have been myself transported—I have been tried twice—the first time I had six months, and the second I was sentenced to seven years' trans
<lb/>portation—my sister has never been tried for any felony to my knowledge—I gave information to a constable between seven and eight o'clock on Saturday morning.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you not been tried tod convicted three times?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I have been here three times, but I got acquitted once—I cannot tell when was the last time I was tried—I kept no account.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did Mrs. Tiggell know that you had been transported when she employed you to take care of her children?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I was not sent out of the country—I stopped two years in the Penitentiary, and two years and a half in Bedlam as a lunatic—my sister knew I had been in Bedlam—I was discharged as cured by Dr. Munro—he told me to be very careful for fear I should come back again—I was transported for shop-lifting—at that time I was living with the girl I was taken with—that is going on for six years ago—I have been married eight years—my husband was transported whilst I was in prison—I was not living with him—that was the last time I was charged with any offence—I have been living with Mrs. Tiggell since that time, not all the time—sometimes I lived with her for 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week and my victuals till I got a better situation—I have been in two situations, one at Pentonville, and one at a gentleman's house close by Mr. Kidd's.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-108" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANNAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant G</hi> 20.) On the 30th of May I received information of this robbery from the prosecutor—on the morning of the 31st I received information from Constable, and went with Tate to Tiggell's house, in Bell-alley, Goswell-street, about seven o'clock—I found her in bed dressed—I told her she was suspected by Mr. Kidd with having stolen his dressing-case—I asked her to come to the station-house with me—she told me she would see me d—d first, if I had a warrant, accompanied by Mr. Kidd,</p>
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<p>she would go with me—she said she knew nothing at all about the dress
<lb/>ing-case—I told her I had information that she was seen with a dressing-case with a party in a public-house in Long-lane—she made use of an
<lb/>other oath, and said, "I know nothing at all about it, nor do I think that you know what you are talking about"—we dragged her out of bed—she was quite dressed, and had her boots on—I sent her to the station-house by Tate—about half-past eight o'clock the same morning I met Dunn on Snow-hill—I told him I suspected him with being concerned with Mrs. Tiggell in stealing a dressing-case and a ring—he said he knew nothing at all about it—I told him I had information that he left the dressing-case at the Port
<lb/>land Arms, in Long-lane, the night before last, and that he called the night before with another party and took it away—he said he did not, he knew nothing about it—I then told him I had information that he sold a ring to a person named Jennings, in Goswell-street—he said, "Indeed I did not"—in a minute or two afterwards he said, "Mr. Brannan, you know more about these things than I do, what shall I do?"—I said, "I must not tell you; do the best you can"—he said, "Unfortunately I did sell the ring; Mrs. Tiggell was always after me, and she wanted me to live with her; she gave me the ring, and put it on my finger"—I took him to Mr. Jennings—I went to the Portland Arms, and saw a person named Wood, the pot-boy there—he was before the Magistrate—he saw Dunn in my presence, at the station in Featherstone-street—he said to Dunn, "You left it with me; I did not know it was wrong, or else I should not have taken it, and you called for it and took it away last night"—Dunn said nothing—Wood said, "You said it was a dressing-case you had to repair for a friend," and then Dunn denied being the person—Wood has since gone out of the way—I hare been in search of him since last session, but have not found him—he has left his place—when I got to the station-house I found Tiggell there—Richardson was there—Tiggell said to her, in my hearing, "You young b—, I will fix it on you now, you want to bring in two innocent people"—Dunn and Collins were present at the time—Richardson replied, "That is false, you know you took it"—Tiggell made no reply to that, but she threw some water over her out of a jug which she had in her hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You have known Mrs. Tiggell some yean?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I never knew her charged with any felony—I beg par
<lb/>don, I must recall my words; she was charged at the station with stealing some money from a person named Swan—it came to nothing—I believe, she herself charged somebody with breaking her things, and then the per
<lb/>son charged her.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. O'BRIBN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When Dunn was in the pre
<lb/>sence of Wood, did he not say, "You are mistaken, I am not the person?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, at first; but he afterwards said it was a dressing-case left with him by a friend for him to repair.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know anything of Mrs. Tiggell's cha
<lb/>racter at all?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have known her for the last twelve years, and up to the last eighteen months I always considered her as an honest woman, and good to her children, but since that I can say nothing in her favour—her associates have been bad—her husband died mad—I knew him for many years—he was an honest man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-109" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WOOD</persName> </hi> was called on his recognizance, and did not appear.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-110" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL JENNINGS</persName> </hi>. I am a carver and gilder, and live at No. 8, Goswell-street. Dunn was in my service—I purchased a ring of him on the 30th of May for 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced by Brannan</hi>)is it—I asked where he got it from—he said he found it in Cornhill.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. O'BRIEN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I believe the ring had been shown in the shop?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, among the men—I sent it out to Mr. Bath's the pawnbroker's, to know the value of it—he said it was worth 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to break up, and it might be worth 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to wear—I bought it of Dunn, and paid him the money.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-111" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY TATE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-Constable G</hi> 136.) I apprehended Collins—I told him what he was charged with—he said he knew nothing about it—I asked him whether he knew a person of the name of Tiggell—he said he did—I saw Mrs. Tiggell apprehended—she was dressed and in bed—as I was taking her to the station she said she did not care a d—if she was transported, that the children belonged to Clerkenwell, and they would be obliged to keep them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What did you say to her before she said that?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Nothing—she was a little excited—I and Brannan dragged her out of bed, and she was very angry—I did not ask her any question.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-112" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN O'CONNOR</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mrs. Charlotte Chaplyn, a widow, who keeps the house, No. 17, Vincent-terrace, City-road. On Thursday, the 29th of May, the day on which the dressing-case was lost, Mrs. Tiggell was at work during that day—she came about twelve o'clock and went about ten—Bridget Richardson came to the house twice that day—the first time I saw her was about two or three o'clock, and Mrs. Tiggell sent down 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. and a key to her—she had no opportunity of going into the room where the dressing-case was at that time—the second time I saw her was about ten o'clock, a few minutes before Mrs. Tiggell left—I am quite certain that she came that evening—I do not think she came further than the commencement of the passage on the second occasion—I do not know whether she went up into the bed-room, for I left her—I did not leave her in company with Tiggell—Tiggell was in the kitchen—I went down to her to tell her her sister was there, and she went up immediately.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you see Tiggell come down into the kitchen afterwards?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I let her out a few minutes after
<lb/>wards—I saw nothing with her but a lamb chop and a plate—she had it in her hand—I did not see Richardson go away the second time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know where this dressing-case was kept?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, in Mr. Kidd's ted-room—I do not exactly know when I saw it last—I think I saw it on the landing that same day about two or three o'clock—I do not know whether that was after Richardson had been, but she could not have come up stairs to get it then, because I was on the landing—there was no other servant in the house besides myself—there was one gentleman lodger besides Mr. and Mrs. Kidd—that gentleman was at home in the morning, but I do not think he was in the evening—I had not placed the dressing-case on the landing.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. KIDD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> This ring was in my dressing-case at the time I lost it—my dressing-case had no right to be on the landing—the landing is, perhaps, three or four feet from my room, across a passage.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-116" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN CHAMBERLAIN</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of William Paxton Jarvis, of 59, Cadogan-place, in the parish of St. Luke, Chelsea. I have known the pri
<lb/>soner, Wilmot, about two years, by having taken apartments in her house for my son—his widow and children live in her house now—she has been in the habit of visiting me at my master's since Jan. last, and brought my grand
<lb/>daughter to see me—on Sunday evening, the 15th of June, I missed six dessert-spoons; five gravy, and a table-spoon; a soup-ladle, and one pair of asparagus-tongs, from the side-board drawer in the dining-room—it was never locked—I had seen them safe on the 17th of April—I had been to the drawer since, but did not examine the articles—the prisoner had visited me the evening before I missed the articles—she came on the Saturday evening to ask if she could do anything for me—we both went out at the street door together, and parted at the door about a quarter past eight o'clock in the evening—I locked the street door and left nobody in the house—I went towards Sloane-aquare, and she towards Knightsbridge—I was absent from a half to three quarters of an hour, then returned to the house—everything appeared as I had left it—I did not go into the dining-room that night—I missed the articles on Sunday morning, and gave information to the police and to my master—the prisoner called, I think, on Monday morning, to pay me a trifle of money—she had borrowed of me, but I did not tell her of my loss—I gave information to the police on the Wednesday by direction of my master—I waited till he came to town—I do not re
<lb/>member the prisoner calling again till the Saturday evening—I taw her on the Sunday night, and she agreed to come on Monday to help me, which she did—she was assisting me in the drawing-room, and in conse-quence of something which happened I sent for a policeman—while he was gone for, the prisoner went down stairs with me, and wished to go home—I begged her to stay to have lunch—when the policeman came I men
<lb/>tioned the articles I had missed, and she said she had returned and entered the house at the back door with a key, when she found I was gone a sufficient way, and went into the dining-room (having heard me say, when master was robbed before, it was a mercy the plate was safe,) that she took the articles, and she, with another person, erased the crest on those articles which had crests, and pawned them—she offered to go to another room with me and begged the policeman should be sent away—she threw herself entirely on my mercy.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You have known her two years?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, she and her husband were most kind to me—she bore an irreproach
<lb/>able character—I believe her strictly honest up to this time—I did not know of her being in arrear of rent till she was going to the station-house.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-117" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-117" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-117" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker, and live in York-street, West
<lb/>minster. I produce a silver soup-ladle, four silver table-spoons, a pair of wparagus-tongs, a bottle-stand, and other things. On the afternoon of the 16th of June, the prisoner Vick pawned them in the name of Mrs. Graham, No. 4, Elizabeth-street, Pimlico, for 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. CHAMBERLAIN</hi>. I have no doubt of these articles being my master's</p>
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<p>—the crest has been erased—some have his initials—she said she had broken up a table-spoon, and sold it for old silver.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-118" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-118" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-118" type="given" value="ANDREW"/>ANDREW CRIPPS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I was called into the house, and saw Wilmot—she asked to be allowed to go with Mrs. Chamberlain, and tell her all the particulars—I afterwards took Vick—Wilmot said in her pre
<lb/>sence, at the station, she had pledged the things, and had received 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for it—Vick denied it, but afterwards Wilmot said, "It is no use denying it, for you have done it; I have told all about it"—she said then, "I have done it; I pledged them, and received 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., but only borrowed it, and meant to pay it again."</p>
<p>(Wilmot received a good character.)</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILMOT</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1463-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 25.—
<hi rend="italic">Strongly recommended to mercy.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1463-18450707 t18450707-1463-punishment-10"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">VICK</hi>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1464-offence-1 t18450707-cd-6"/>26th of June</rs>, 12 pence and 13 halfpence, the monies of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1464-offence-1 t18450707-name-120"/>John Huskissoo</persName>, hit master.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-121" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WHITE</persName> </hi> I am in the employ of John Huskisson, baker, High-street, Whitechapel; he does not live at the shop; the prisoner was in his employ, under me, for three months. On the 25th of June Mr. Huskisson gave me 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in pence and halfpence—I put them into the till—I went to the till at four o'clock in the morning, and missed 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—these are the monies master gave me to put into the till—(
<hi rend="italic">examining them.</hi>)</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who marked the money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. Huskisson, I believe—I did not mark these—I marked 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of coppers, something similar, once before—I have been in Mr. Huskitson's employ seven years, off and on—the prisoner has been so very nearly twelve months—there have been some complaints made to me by my mas
<lb/>ter about missing money—I knew it must be the prisoner, and told my master so, and we marked the money to catch him—he was taken into custody on the 26th of June—I used to pay him his wages on a Saturday night—I had done so on the Saturday before the 26th—I paid him in silver, I believe—I cannot say whether there was a 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. packet of halfpence among it—sometimes there was—I am not much of a hand at card-playing—I have, not practised it latterly—I owed 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to a person named Burridge last Christmas—I paid him on the 25th of June—I did not pay him before because it did not suit me—I was not
<hi rend="italic">hard up</hi>—I knew he did not want it—I had the money, if I had thought proper to pay it—I had no diffi
<lb/>culty about paying—I paid him in two half-crowns, not with a 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. packet of halfpence—he had been with me some time on the Wednesday afternoon at my master's house—he might have been there three or four hours, not drinking all the while with me—John Tampion was there also—we had no cards, we were drinking and smoking—I do not know that my master knew of it—it is very seldom that I have any friends there—I do not know that the prisoner is any relation of my master; I never heard it, nor is he any relation of mine—my master gave me this marked money on Wednesday night, the 25th, the same night I had my friends at the house—I put it into the till.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-122" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN HURKISSON</persName> </hi>. I am a baker, in Whitechapel. This is the copper money I marked—I know these as my own marks—after I marked it I gave it to John White, the shopman, on Wednesday night, the 25th—I believe this is the same money—I gave him 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you know of bis marking some other money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did—I can produce some of that money—here is a shilling's-worth—I have not threatened to turn White away—I never said a word to him about losing money—he first told my wife the prisoner must have stolen it—my wife told me what he said—she is not here—we had missed money six months before—White knew of it—he was not my shopman then—he was working in the bakehouse at that time with the prisoner—my wife super
<lb/>intended the shop more than myself, and knows more about the money matters—it was in consequence of something she told me I marked the money and gave it to White.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-123" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-123" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-123" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN COX</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) The prisoner was given into my charge—I searched him, and found on him twelve penny-pieces and thirteen half
<lb/>pence marked money, and six farthings not marked, which I produce—I said he was charged with taking them from his master—he made no reply.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, July 9th.</hi> 1845.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Third Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1465-offence-1 t18450707-name-126"/>William Hart</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-127" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES SYMES</persName> </hi>. I melt kitchen-stuff. On Saturday the 21st of June, about half-past four o'clock, I was at a public-house in Ray-street, Clerkenwell—I had a bag with me containing 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in sovereigns, half-sovereigns, silver, and half-pence—I had got a check cashed in Shoe
<lb/>maker-row not an hour before—while I was drinking I put my beg on the counter—I forgot to take it up again and went away without it—I went back again in about half an hour to look for it and it was gone—I went for a constable and returned with him to Mr. Hart's house—in con
<lb/>sequence of what he said I went with him in search of the prisoner, whom we found in Old-street—she was taken to the station, searched, and 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. found on her in sovereigns and half-sovereigns.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-128" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HART</persName> </hi>. I keep the public-house. I know the prisoner—I saw her at my house that afternoon when the prosecutor was there—I saw her pick up the bag, put it into her basket, and walk out with it—I went after her with the prosecutor, taw her searched and the money found on her.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner put in a written defence, stating that she picked up the bag in the house.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1466-offence-1 t18450707-cd-8"/>3rd of july</rs>, 1 handkerchief, value 5
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1466-offence-1 t18450707-name-130"/>William Brown</persName>, form his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-131" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BROWN</persName> </hi>. I live in Dean-street, Soho. On the 3rd of july I was on the Tower wharf, loking at a rowing-match—in consequence of information I missed my handkerchief, which I had used two or three minutes before—I saw it in the hands of the constable aferwards while conveying the prisoner to the station-house—there was a scuffle, and some of the mob got the handkerchief away.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-132" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN DAVIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable No.</hi> 551.) I was on Tower-hill and saw the prisoner put his hand into the prosecutor's pocket, draw out 1 handkerchief and pass it to another person—I informed him, and took both into custody and tied them together with the handkerchief—the prosecutor saw it and said it was his.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1466-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.† Aged 23.—
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; thegoodiof
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1467-offence-1 t18450707-name-134"/>Samuel Sergeant</persName> and another.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SAMUEL SERGEANT</hi>. I am a coal-merchant, and have one partner. About the middle of Nov. last I lost an iron pump and a trough—I found it in a barge belonging to Morton and Co. on the 19th of Jane—I am sure it was the one I had lost—the trough was marked with tny name—I know the pump by its peculiar make and finish—I know the prisoner—he is a lighterman and barge-builder.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-135" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MORTON</persName> </hi>. I was present in Nov. last when the prisoner came to St. George's-wharf, Milbank-street, with a barge of coals and a pump, which he sold to me—this now produced is it—the trough came up in a baige belonging to Mr. Sergeant about the middle of March.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Will you swear it was me that sold it, or two men named Wilson and Rattenbury? A, I will swear it was you.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-136" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TAYLOR</persName> </hi>. I am a lighterman in Mr. Morton's employ—I remember the prisoner coming with the pump in Nov. last—I am quite sure he is the person—he sold it in my presence.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I acknowledge that I sold a pump on the 28th of Nov. to Mr. George Morton at Wapping (Mr. John was not present,) and he paid me the balance on the 30th at Westminster—this is not the pump that I sold.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I have a bill and receipt for it in hit handwriting—I swear this is the pump.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-138" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TAYLOR</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I am quite sure this is the pump.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1467-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 37.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE HICKMOTT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; with intent to defraud
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<interp inst="t18450707-1468-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.</p>
<p>Mr. Robarts, the prosecutor; Nathaniel Hibbert, Esq., in whose service the prisoner lived three years; George Bailey, a licensed victualler, Jer
<lb/>myn-street; and—Collins, a domestic, 116, Titchfield-street, who had both known him nearly twenty years, deposed to his previous good cha
<p>(There were two other indictments against the prisoner.)</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1469-offence-1 t18450707-name-142"/>George Chalk</persName>. He was also charged on the Coroner's inquisition with the like offence.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-143" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN NEWMAN</persName> </hi>. My husband works with the prisoner in Mr.</p>
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<p>Bassett's brick-field—I knew the deceased—his name was George Chalk—he used to push out the barrows of bricks for his grandfather, who is a brickraaker—he was about thirteen years of age—on Wednesday, the 6th of Jane, between twelve and one o'clock in the day, I was coming out of the brick-field and heard the boy cry—I turned round and saw the boy lying down at the back of his grandfather—I cannot say whether he was on bit face or his back—I was not close enough to see—the prisoner was gone to his work at that time—he is a temperer to his father—I did not tee him do anything to the boy—I did not go near the boy—I walked out of the field—the boy came to his work next day and worked all the day—I saw him on the Sunday morning—Mr. Mullins attended him—I did not tee him any more till after he was dead—that was on the Monday week after—he was then in the hospital—I never saw the prisoner do anything to him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know that he was a very bid boy to his parents?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, a very disobedient unruly boy—when they told him to do anything he would say, "No, I sha'nt do it, sooner than do it I would go away"—he has been complained of for running my, once or twice.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-144" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CHALK</persName> </hi>. I am the grandfather of the deceased George Chalk, and the father of the prisoner—I was in the brick-field on Wednesday, the 6th of June, between twelve and one o'clock—the prisoner and the deceased were there—I was standing at work and heard the boy cry oat—I turned round and saw him on the ground—the prisoner stood over him with his hand up, but he never struck a blow while I saw him—I had seen the boy not two minutes before, standing behind me, and asked him to go and fetch a bottle of water—he said he would not—his sister asked him to fetch a barrow of sand—he made no answer, and would not—his father stood pretty close to him, and when I turned round he was on the ground, and the prisoner over him with his hand up as if going to strike him—it was his open hand, not his fist—I did not see him strike—the boy immediately flew away ten or twelve yards, and said, "I will have no more of it, I am off for good now"—I taw him again next morning—he came to his work at nine o'clock—he was very well in health, and went to his work directly—he remained at work all day in the field till between till and seven o'clock at night—about six or seven on Saturday evening he complained of the belly-ache—he said, "I very often hare it, I will go and stand on my head, that cures me"—he went and stood on hit head, but it did not cure him—I gave him 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. to get some gin and peppermint—he had it, and after a time he turned very sick—he went to the hospital on the Wednesday following the 11th—he had been very bad till then, and complained of his bowels—he died on the Sunday weak following, at five o'clock in the evening.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-145" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES NEWMAN</persName> </hi>. I was in the brick-field on the 6th of June, about twelve or one o'clock in the day—I heard the boy halloo—I was nineteen or twenty yards away—I turned round and saw the boy lay down—he jumped up, ran away, and said, "I will not stop here any longer"—I did not see anybody touch him—the prisoner was five or six yards from him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-146" type="given" value="ELIZBETH"/>ELIZBETH CHALK</persName> </hi>. I am the prisoner's mother, and grandmother to the deceased—I was in the field on the 6th of June in the middle of the day—I did not see the boy fall—I heard him cry out, and when I turned round he ran away underneath the brick-making table out of my sight—I</p>
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<p>did not see anybody strike or kick him—the prisoner was about two behind me when the boy cried out, and about two or three the boy—I did not see him touch the boy.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-147" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MULLINS</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon. On Monday, the 9th of June I was called in to see the deceased—he had pains in the lower part of his belly on the right side—I attended him till Wednesday the 11th—he then went to the hospital, and I saw no more of him—I cannot tell the caoie of his ailment—there was not the slightest external mark of violence.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-148" type="given" value="THOMAS WEEDON"/>THOMAS WEEDON COOK</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgeon at the Royal Free Hos
<lb/>pital—the boy was brought there on Wednesday the 11th—I attended him—he lived eleven days—he died of peretoneal inflammation, termi
<lb/>nating in abscess—I cannot tell whether that was produced by external violence or not.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe you discovered there had been an escape of purulent matter into the bronchial tube?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and that was the immediate cause of death, no doubt—I found an ulceration through the diaphragm into the lung—it had not begun in the lung, but in the abdo
<lb/>men, and the ulceration took place through the midriff and into the long—violence to the abdomen might have occasioned the inflammation—I should attribute the belly-ache complained of to the inflammation in the bowels—whether that was occasioned by external violence to the abdomen I cannot say.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-149" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SUNMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable S</hi> 93.) The prisoner appeared at the inquest, and the coroner directed me to bring him to Newgate.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-150" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MART ANN PARKER</persName> </hi> being called did not appear.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MULLINS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> Mrs. Parker is very near her confinement, and very probably has been taken ill.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1469-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WARREN</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18450707-1470-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18450707-1470-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1470-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> for feloniously assaulting
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-152" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-152" type="surname" value="WARREN"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-152" type="given" value="SARAH"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1470-offence-1 t18450707-name-152"/>Sarah Warren</persName>, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1470-offence-1 t18450707-cd-10"/>18th of June</rs>, and cutting and wounding her upon her neck and throat, with intent to murder her.—2nd
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, with intent to do her grievous bodily harm.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ADOLPHUS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-153" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-153" type="surname" value="WARREN"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-153" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH WARREN</persName> </hi>. The prisoner is my husband—we have been married five years next Sept.—we lived at No. 5, Nottingham-street, Waterloo-town—he is a shoemaker—we lived on pretty comfortable terms up to the time this happened—on the 18th of June, between eleven and twelre o'clock in the day, my husband was at work, and we had some words con
<lb/>cerning wearing apparel—I had on a brass ring at the time, as my wedding ring was in pledge—I threw it off, and said I would not wear it any longer unless I had my wedding ring—I do not recollect my husband saying any
<lb/>thing, but I said I would leave him—I did not give any reason, no farther than concerning the wearing apparel—he asked me if I intended taking the children—I said yes—I had one baby in the front parlour at that time—it was not in my arms—he asked me not to go—I said I would, and would take the children—he jumped up and pulled my head back—I thought at first that he was going to play with me, but he cut my throat—he had the knife in his hand cutting some leather—it was done so mo
<lb/>mentary that I did not feel the knife cut my throat—I jumped up from the chair, and fell down—I got up again—he seemed very much excited—I screamed once after I felt that I was cut—I tried to prevent him from cutting his own throat, but he seemed so excited that I could not—he cut himself in the throat—I saw some persons in the back yard—they opened</p>
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<p>the door, and I ran out—I have joked with my husband about a ring that another man had presented to me, but there was no foundation for anything of the kind, he fancied it—I did not joke with him about another man giving me a ring, but about another man—that joking was going on at the time this happened.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You have always lived on very good terms?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, except when we have had a few words concerning joking—he did not take it as a joke—he always behaved well to me—there was some talk about a ring being in my bosom—my husband thought thai I hid one, and that was the subject of discussion at the time this happened—it was all the work of a moment.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where were you cut?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In the throat, low down—I ran to a surgeon's, and was then taken to the London Hospital.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-154" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-154" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-154" type="surname" value="LOW"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-154" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH LOW</persName> </hi>. I keep the house in which the prisoner and his wife lived, for upwards of six months before this happened. On the 18th of June I was in my kitchen, adjoining their room—I heard a loud scream, and heard the pri
<lb/>soner say, "I have done it, I have done it"—I ran and knocked at the door, and said, "What is the matter, Mrs. Warren? let me in, open the door," but I got oo answer—I heard the prisoner say, "This is all your fault"—she said, "It is not my fault"—I ran to the yard door, and called my husband, who came, and one or other of us opened the door—I told my husband to go and get further assistance—I ran to the street door, and called "Police I" my husband ran out into the street—I had not seen either of the parties at that time—I stood at the street door a little time, and while standing there Mrs. Warren came running out, holding some of her clothes up to her throat, ran past me, and along the street to a doctor's—I observed her clothes were very much covered with blood—I spoke to her, but she made no answer—I did not follow her—as I was standing at the door the pri
<lb/>soner came staggering out of the room—he fell in the passage, and blood was issuing from his throat as he lay there, dribbling down on the floor—I said, "Oh you wicked man, why have you committed such a rash deed?"—he said, "I am not wicked; you would pity me if you knew all"—I said, "I considered you a very happy couple, and most affectionate"—he aid, "This day she was going away with another man"—I said I con
<lb/>sidered them such a happy couple that I could not think it, for I bad never heard anything amiss in the house, and never saw any one go in bat his brothers—he said there was another man always about the house, but I never saw him—he was lying bleeding in the passage when this con
<lb/>versation took place—I took a handkerchief, and one of the neighbours hound it round his throat, and he was conveyed away on a shutter to the hospital—I should suppose he was badly cut—Mrs. Warren was shortly after brought back by some policemen—she staid in the house a short time, and was then conveyed to the hospital.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe you know the prisoner to be a very hard-working, industrious man?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I never saw anything amiss of him—they appeared a most affectionate couple, and that made me so much surprised then I heard this scuffle.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-155" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-155" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-155" type="surname" value="LOW"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-155" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN LOW</persName> </hi>. I am the husband of the last witness, and am a shoemaker. On the 18th of June I was at work in a small shed at the back of my house—my wife came and told me something was amiss in Mr. Warren's room—I went to their window, which looks into the back yard, looked under the curtain, and saw the prisoner and his wife both on the floor, struggling together—it appeared to me as if he was striving to get some
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<p>from her bosom—she was undermost, and was holding a shoemaker's broken knife firmly grasped in her right hand, as far as she could away from them both—I rushed through the kitchen to the back room in which they were, and knocked at the door—it was closed—my wife said, "What is the matter, Mrs. Warren? do open the door"—by that time they had regained their footing—they were still struggling together, he making every effort to get something from her bosom—I tried to go in, but my wife would not let me without assistance—I went out to get assistance, and when I returned they were both gone away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-156" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-156" type="surname" value="KERSEY"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-156" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN KERSEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable K</hi> 112.) I was called in to the house on the 18th of June, and saw the prosecutrix being brought back by King—I went into the back room with her, and sat her down in a chair; and finding she was very much exhausted, I ordered her to be taken to the hospital—I found this knife under the window—I handed it over to King while I took her to the hospital—I saw some blood about the door and door-post.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose it is precisely in the same state as you found it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-157" type="surname" value="KING"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-157" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM KING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable H</hi> 83.) Kersey gave me this knife—it is in the same state.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-158" type="given" value="PETER"/>PETER GOWLAND</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon at the London Hospital. On the 18th of June Mrs. Warren was brought there with a wound in her throat, such as might be inflicted with a knife like this—it was not very deep—it slightly wounded the left trachea—it might have been about two inches and a half long, and about three quarters of an inch deep—I saw the pri
<lb/>soner—he was wounded in about eight or nine places in the throat, only through the integuments.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1470-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1470-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="lesserOffence"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">of an Assault.—Strongly recommended to mercy.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1470-18450707 t18450707-1470-punishment-15"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY LOWDON</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18450707-1471-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18450707-1471-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1471-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for feloniously forging a request for the delivery of 4 quires of a certain newspaper called
<hi rend="italic">The Pictorial Times</hi>, with intent to defraud
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-160" type="surname" value="SPOTTISWOODE"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-160" type="given" value="ANDREW"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1471-offence-1 t18450707-name-160"/>Andrew Spottiswoode</persName>.—Other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi>, stating his intent to be to defraud other persons.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-161" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-161" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-161" type="surname" value="CRAPP"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-161" type="given" value="GEORGE HENRY"/>GEORGE HENRY CRAPP</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Charles Evans, publisher of the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times.</hi> On the 13th of June this paper was left at our office—I saw the person who left it, but do not recollect him—it is a re
<lb/>quest to deliver four quires of the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times</hi>—it is the usual mode in which Mr. Simmons sends for papers—they were delivered according to this request—I knew the prisoner as coming from Mr. Simmons, a newspaper agent in Cornhill—he was his errand-boy—I cannot say whether the speci
<lb/>men of "Waterloo" was delivered—I think not.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-162" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-162" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-162" type="given" value="CHARLES PIERRE"/>CHARLES PIERRE ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Messrs. Peter Lund Simmons and Ward, of Cornhill. The prisoner was their errand-boy, and fetched newspapers when we wanted them—this paper is in his handwriting—I have seen him write very often—I have no doubt of it—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—"Please give bearer four quires
<hi rend="italic">Pic. Times</hi>, for Simmons and Ward, C. P. R. Also specimens of 'Waterloo.'"—"C.P.R." means me—it is not my writing—he had no authority to write it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> Some time ago Roberts said he did not know his own handwriting; he was looking over the "Hall of Commerce" book to</p>
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<p>see how many papers were sent, and said he could not tell his own hand
<lb/>writing from Clowes', another clerk.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-163" type="surname" value="ROBERTS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-163" type="given" value="CHARLES PIERRE"/>CHARLES PIERRE ROBERTS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> The mistake was not as to the handwriting—I could not find an entry I wanted in the book, but when I found the entry I knew it was my own writing—my difficulty was to find the entry at all.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-164" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-164" type="surname" value="SIMMONS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-164" type="given" value="PETER LUND"/>PETER LUND SIMMONS</persName> </hi>. I am prisoner's master. I have seen the prisoner write repeatedly in our office, and have no hesitation in saying this order is his writing—the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times</hi> is charged 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. to the trade, and twenty-seven to the quire—the "Waterloo" is a picture given with the paper—Andrew Spottiswoode is proprietor of the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1471-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1471-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1471-18450707 t18450707-1471-punishment-16"/>Confined Two Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>(There was another indictment against the prisoner.)</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="def1-1472-18450707" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN COURTNEY</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18450707-1472-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18450707-1472-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1472-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for feloniously forging a request for the delivery of 1 quire and 9 sheets of a certain newspaper called the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times</hi>, with intent to defraud
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1472-offence-1 t18450707-name-166"/>Andrew Spottiswoode</persName>.—Other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi>, stating his intent to be to defraud other persons.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-167" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-167" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-167" type="surname" value="CRAPP"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-167" type="given" value="GEORGE HENRY"/>GEORGE HENRY CRAPP</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Mr. Charles Evans. On the 14th of June this paper was left at the office—the goods mentioned in it were delivered to the person—I do not know who—the value of them was 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—Mr. Evans is publisher of the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times</hi>—Mr. Andrew Spottiswoode is the proprietor—I knew the prisoner as errand-boy at Simmons' establishment—(
<hi rend="italic">order read</hi>)—"Please deliver to bearer 1 qr. 9
<hi rend="italic">Pic. Times</hi>, for Simmons and Ward. C. P. R."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> </hi> You have no recollection who pre
<lb/>sented the order?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, 1 do not recollect giving the papers, but I have entered them in the book myself as delivered.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-168" type="surname" value="ROBERTS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-168" type="given" value="CHARLES PIERRE"/>CHARLES PIERRE ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Peter Lund Simmons and Ward. The prisoner was in their employ as errand-boy—I believe this order to be the prisoner's handwriting—I have frequently seen him write—I gave him no authority to write it, and never received the articles.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose you have received
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times</hi> from him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, he was sent for them several times—he has been in Messrs. Simmons' service two or three months—I have been there nearly two years—I was in the habit of making out orders of this description—I am positive it is not my handwriting—I cannot undertake to swear I did not get a quire of
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times</hi> on the 14th of June—I might have done so, or other clerks might—it is my duty to write orders—no other clerk ever wrote one to my knowledge—there was an arrangement that my initials, were to be signed to test the accuracy of orders—my master never wrote one to my knowledge—the prisoner used to write newspaper directions in my presence almost every day, and from that I form my judgment of his handwriting—it is my decided belief that it is his handwriting—I have looked at it carefully, and have no doubt whatever of it—It is certainly not like my writing—it is not disguised, but written as the prisoner would write.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I believe at the time it is dated he was not in your service?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I cannot say positively.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-169" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-169" type="surname" value="SIMMONS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-169" type="given" value="PETER LUND"/>PETER LUND SIMMONS</persName> </hi>. The prisoner was in my employ—I believe this to be his handwriting—he was not in my service on the 14th of June—he had left a week or a fortnight.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you had opportunities of seeing him write?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, newspaper directions—I have no doubt of it being his.</p>
<p>(John Ritchie, baker, of Cannon-street, City; Charles Beresford Ingle
<lb/>dew, Northampton-terrace, City-road; Mary Gill, Denmark-street, Soho; and Richard Ingledew, Stable-street, Long-acre, gave the prisoner a good character.)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1472-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor and Jury.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1472-18450707 t18450707-1472-punishment-17"/>Confined Two Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>(There was another indictment against the prisoner.)</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS KING</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18450707-1473-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for forging a request for the delivery of 5 quires of the
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1473-offence-1 t18450707-name-171"/>Andrew Spottiswoode</persName>.—Other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi>, stating his intent to be to defraud other persons.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-172" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-172" type="given" value="GEORGE HENRY"/>GEORGE HENRY CRAPP</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Mr. Charles Evans, publisher of the
<hi rend="italic">Pictorial Times.</hi> On the 23rd of May I received this order—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—"Please deliver to bearer five quires of
<hi rend="italic">Pic. Times</hi>, for Simmons and Ward. C. P. R."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYEN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How do you know the papers were delivered to that order?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> By the entry in the book in my own writing, and the order being on the file—it is the practice of the per
<lb/>son giving out the papers to enter them.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-173" type="surname" value="ROBERTS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-173" type="given" value="CHARLES PIERRE"/>CHARLES PIERRE ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. I believe this order to be the prisoner's writing—I have had frequent opportunities of seeing him write.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How many times do you think you have seen him write?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I cannot say—he was in the prosecutor's service, I think, from the beginning of April—we have generally two errand boys—this "C. P. R." are not my initials—it is exactly as I have seen the prisoner write newspaper directions—I have seen him write a great many times.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> About how many newspapers do you send a day?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The smallest number is eight or ten, sometimes we send 200.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What is the "Hall of Commerce book?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It is a book we enter newspapers sent to the Hall of Commerce—I did not look at and confound my own writing with other clerks—I might pass over my writing in the book, as it escaped my eye, but when I saw it I had no doubt of it—I cannot positively swear I did not mistake Clowes' writing for mine, but have no recollection of it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is this Clowes' writing?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-174" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-174" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-174" type="surname" value="SIMMONS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-174" type="given" value="PETER LUND"/>PETER LUND SIMMONS</persName> </hi>. I believe this order to be in the prisoner's writing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long was he in your employ?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two months—I have looked over the covers which were written by him, and seen him write daily almost—I will not swear as to a dozen times, but will to half a dozen.</p>
<p>(----Fiddes, John-street, Bedford-square, cooper; Charles Berry, Eltham-place, Dover-road; Augusta Webster, West-square; Thomas Newland, Camomile-street, Bishopsgate-street, carman, gave the prisoner a good character; and Mr. Fiddes offered to take him into his employ.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1473-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1473-18450707 t18450707-1473-punishment-18"/>Confined Two Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>(There was another indictment against the prisoner.)</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Williams.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY CALLAND</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1474-offence-1 t18450707-cd-11"/>4th ofJune</rs>, at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1474-offence-1 t18450707-geo-2"/>St. Marylehone</placeName>, one 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, the monies of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1474-offence-1 t18450707-name-176"/>Maria Susan Quantin</persName>, her mistress, in her dwelling-house.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALDWIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-177" type="given" value="MARIA SUSAN"/>MARIA SUSAN QUANTIN</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 12, Lyon-terrace, Edgeware-road, and am single. The prisoner came into my service on the 24th of May, and on Saturday morning, the 7th of June, about' half-past ten o'clock, she said she would leave, as the situation did not suit her—she was to leave in the evening, but absconded directly that morning—I examined my cash-box, which I keep in my bed-room, on the Thursday following, and missed a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note—I had ten 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. notes there—I saw them safe the first week she was with me, but not afterwards—the numbers were 34422, and the others were in rotation—I got the numbers from my agent who pays me—I swear I had ten notes—I fre
<lb/>quently trusted the prisoner with a bunch of keys on which was the key of the cash-box—the keys on the hunch opened several cupboards—she had them two or three days before she left, and frequently was sent to a cupboard where things for the use of the kitchen were kept—the first time I tent her for my cash-box was to pay a bill—she brought it down—I took it into the front kitchen and opened it—she did not see me take the money out, but she knew it came from the box—I never gave her a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note to change, or for any purpose.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLAKTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What other servants had you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Only herself—I have a gentleman lodges with me, nobody else—during the fortnight she lived with me I had no other servant—before I missed the note I had a very respectable young woman to assist me, and she is with me now—she came on the Sunday, and her sister came on Saturday night while I was alone—the keys were not left about then—I knew Mrs. Cuer formerly—she never came to my house but once, that was two days before the prisoner went away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-178" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE MAZE</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George Maze, and live in Lewisham-road. The prisoner came to lodge at our house on Monday evening, the 9th of June—I saw three sovereigns in her possession on the Wednesday following—she took three out of a purse, and asked me to get change for one—I assisted her to make a dress, and trimmed a bonnet for her while she was there.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-179" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-179" type="surname" value="DOVE"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-179" type="given" value="JOHN WM SMITH"/>JOHN WM. SMITH DOVE</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mr. Derry, a linen-draper, at Blackheath. I know the prisoner—she came to our shop on Monday, the 9th of June, and bought a bonnet and some ribbon—she came almost every day and bought articles, and paid me in all from 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I should say.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was she alone?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She was with an elderly female once—the prisoner paid on every occasion.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-180" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-180" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-180" type="surname" value="BUSHELL"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-180" type="given" value="EDWIN AUGUSTUS"/>EDWIN AUGUSTUS BUSHELL</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the Bank of England. I produce a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, No. 34432, dated 10th of Jan., 1845, which was paid into the Bank on the 4th of June.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MISS QUANTIN</hi>. I have no mark of my own on the note</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-181" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-181" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-181" type="surname" value="PALMER"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-181" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES PALMER</persName> </hi>. I keep the Lord Chancellor public-house, North-street, Edgware-road. I changed this note on the 4th of June, and have put the name of "Quantin, 4—6—45,
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> P." on it—I know Mrs. Quan
<lb/>tin very well, and to the best of my belief it was the prisoner changed it, but will not swear it—I am certain it was not Mrs. Quantin herself.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> It might have been brought you by anybody?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It might—I know it was brought from Mrs. Quantin by the name on it—I have some faint recollection of the person; but not to swear to her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-182" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH EVELEIGH</persName> </hi>. I am searcher at the police-station, Greenwich. I searched the prisoner on the 17th of June, and found 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver, and 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she had two rings on her finger, which she took off—she had a new dress, a new bonnet, new handkerchief, shoes, and parasol, which she took off, and put on her old clothes—she was very much agitated, and said, "I wish to tell the truth"—I said, "I don't wish to hear anything about it"—she said, "I cannot be happy till I tell the truth; I took three sovereign! from my mistress"—I said, "I believe you are charged with taking a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note"—she made no answer to that—she was then taken up stairs—before she went she said she was very weak, and wished me to make her a cup of tea—I made her some half an hour after, and took it up—she took it in through the little door, and said to me, "Did not you tell me I was charged with stealing a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. Bank note?"—I said, "Yes, you are"—she said, "Well, I will tell the truth, I did take the note, and kept it several days before I changed it; I changed it at the Lord Chancellor."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You did not wish to hear what she had to say?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I have been told not to ask questions, and I was busy—I did not want to hear anything about it—my husband is a policeman—I do not think I saw him after the prisoner asked for the tea—I saw several police-sergeants—a young man at the station told me she was charged with stealing a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note—I did not hear it was changed at the Lord Chancellor till she told me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-183" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BOOTH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant.</hi>) In consequence of information I went to Mr. Maze—I produce two silk handkerchiefs, a pair of new gloves, two collars, two pairs of silk stockings, a parasol, bonnet, and other articles.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">J.W.S. DOVE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I sold these two handkerchiefs to the prisoner on Saturday, and these collars—I cannot swear to the bonnet.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. QUANTIN</hi>. I had not paid her any wages.</p>
<p>(John King, carpenter, Halls-place; Richard Barden, collector of poor-rates of St. Andrew's, give the prisoner a good character)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutrix and Jury.</hi> </rs> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1475-offence-1 t18450707-name-185"/>Henry Hickling</persName>, his master; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1475-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 25.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM STEWART</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1476-offence-1 t18450707-name-187"/>Joseph Chatwin</persName>, from his person; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1476-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1476-18450707 t18450707-1476-punishment-21"/>Confined Six Weeks</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELLEN DIGNAM</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1477-offence-1 t18450707-cd-12"/>26th of June</rs>, 2 sheets, value 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 3 yards of linen, 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 apron, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1477-offence-1 t18450707-name-189"/>Elizabeth Flack</persName>, her mistress.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-190" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-190" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-190" type="surname" value="FLACK"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-190" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH FLACK</persName> </hi>. I kept a coffee-shop, in Cherry-street, Golden-square, but have been obliged to leave it on account of ill—health. The prisoner assisted me in my business for three weeks during my illness, at</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week—I discharged her on the Monday evening—a day or two after she left I missed three pairs of sheets, four or five pillow-cases, petticoats, stockings, and other articles—a few days after I met her in the street—I told her I wanted her, took her to her lodging, and gave her in charge—I have since seen some of the things at the pawnbroker's—here is an apron—(
<hi rend="italic">produced by Laws</hi>)—it belongs to a lodger of mine, and was left in my care—I missed it—I never gave it to the prisoner, nor authorised her to dispose of it.</p>
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<persName id="t18450707-name-191" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-191" type="given" value="ALLEN"/>ALLEN BLIZARD</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. Aldous, a pawnbroker, in Ber
<lb/>wick-street. On the 25th of June these sheets were pawned by the pri
<lb/>soner, for 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., in the name of Julia Leader.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PRENDERGAST</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know her before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, but I am positive of her—in taking in linen we generally take notice of the parties—I am quite certain she is the person.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-192" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-192" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-192" type="surname" value="SIMPKIN"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-192" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SIMPKIN</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mrs. Fleming, a pawnbroker, in John-street, Golden-square. I produce two pieces of linen pawned for 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., on the 30th of May, by the prisoner, in the name of Jane Dignum.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you know her before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-193" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-193" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-193" type="surname" value="FLACK"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-193" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH FLACK</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> These sheets and the linen are my property.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You have not been married?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have been married to a person named Edward Roach—I have not gone by his name because he was a married man, and was tried six months ago for bigamy—Flack is my maiden name—I have gone by the name of Flack, except by that marriage.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-194" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-194" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-194" type="surname" value="LAWS"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-194" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS LAWS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable C</hi> 112.) The prisoner was given into my custody by Miss Flack, on the 25th of June, at her lodgings in Titch
<lb/>field-street—I told her she was charged with stealing some sheets, and asked what she had done with them—she said she had pledged them—I asked her where the ticket was—she instantly took this ticket from her bosom, and gave it to me—I took her to the station—I went to her lodg
<lb/>ing again the same day, and found this apron and four more duplicates, one relating to the two pieces of linen.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">A. BLIZARD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> This is the duplicate of the sheets, which I gave the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">J. SIMPKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> This is the duplicate I gave the prisoner.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1477-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1477-18450707 t18450707-1477-punishment-22"/>Confined One Year</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Baron Alderson.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ANTHONY ALDERED</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1478-offence-1 t18450707-name-196"/>Edward Cooper</persName>, the elder:—two other Counts, with intent to defraud
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-197" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-197" type="surname" value="COOPER"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-197" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1478-offence-1 t18450707-name-197"/>Edward Cooper</persName>, the younger:—two other Counts, to defraud "
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-198" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1478-offence-1 t18450707-name-198"/>William, Earl of Lonsdale</persName>, Her Majesty's Postmaster-General; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ADOLPHUS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecultion.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-199" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-199" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-199" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD COOPER</persName> </hi>. I keep the Stag's Head public-house, at Hadleigh, Suffolk—I have a son named Edward, who lives in London—about the 7th of June last I received this letter by post—I believed it to be my son's writing—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>—"Thursday evening, 4th June. Dear Father and Mother,</p>
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<p>I hardly know how to word the note I am writing to you. At the time of my misfortunes last summer, I, among other things, owed a coal bill, which I have sometime since been summoned for, but which, through the man's in
<lb/>solence, I swore I never would pay. A few words ensued between me and my landlord last week, and we agreed to move; we were doing so this day, Thurs
<lb/>day, when, suddenly, our goods were seized for the coal bill and expenses, in all 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. It so happens that I have no money in Mrs. Rogers's hands. We have managed to make up 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. at least we will do so, and I have sent to ask you if you will stand our friend once more by sending up a sovereign by return of post, and I will repay you again by post in the course of next week. If you send it to me do it by return of post, as I have a man in possession, which runs up 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a day, expenses. Excuse us saying any more, as I am almost too late for the post. We send our love, &c. Please direct the letter to Mr. E. Cooper, at Mr. Jackson's, 82, Friar-street, Blackfriars-road, London"—dated 4th June, post-mark 5th June)—in con
<lb/>sequence of receiving this letter I went to the post-office at Hadleigh and procured a post-office order for 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—this is it—I enclosed it in a letter addressed as requested in the letter—I sealed it, paid 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and put it in the post-office myself—I never heard from my son, acknowledging the receipt, I wrote again to another place, where he had lived, and this was dis
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-200" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-200" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-200" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED ELLESDEN</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the post-office at Hadleigh—on the 7th of June I gave the last witness this order for 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—it contains the name of the person to whom the money is to be paid-we sent a letter of advice containing the name of the person to receive the money—this is the advice—it is my father's handwriting—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>—"E. Cooper, Hadleigh, inn-keeper, 169—payable to Edward Cooper, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Order</hi> 169. 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. Post-office, Had
<lb/>leigh. Credit the person named in my letter of advice. Received the above. Edward Cooper.")</p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> At the time the order was sent, the receipt at the bottom had no name to it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-201" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-201" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-201" type="surname" value="HAZLETON"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-201" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HAZLETON</persName> </hi>. I am a letter—carrier of the General Post-office—Friar-street, Blackfriars-road, is in my delivery—I recollect about the 7th or 8th of June having a letter to deliver for Mr. Cooper, at Mr. Jack
<lb/>son's, Friar-street, Blackfriars-road—I cannot recollect the day—it was the only letter I had by that name—I went to the house with the letter, and saw Mrs. Stanley there—while I was inquiring for Mr. Cooper the prisoner came up-to the best of my belief he is the man—I cannot swear to him positively—he asked me if I had a letter for Mr. Cooper—I said I had—I had just givea it into Mrs. Stanley's hand—she gave it to the man, and he went away—to the best of my belief the prisoner is the man—he met me at the door—I asked him if he was Mr. Cooper—he said he was—he was two or three minutes under my sight—I have no doubt of his being the person—I never saw him before to my recollection—I had no reason to suspect him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-202" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-202" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-202" type="surname" value="KING"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-202" type="given" value="JOHN MASTERS"/>JOHN MASTERS KING</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the Money Order Office at the Post-office—this advice was in the office—a person applied for the money mentioned in that advice, and gave me this order, dated 7th June, No. 169—I paid the money upon it on the 9th of June—the name of Ed
<lb/>ward Cooper was signed to it—it was given me by the person to whom I paid the money—I have no idea who the man was who gave it to me—I do not know whether he signed the receipt when he was there, or whether</p>
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<p>he brought it signed, but it was signed, or I should not have given him the money.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-203" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-203" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-203" type="surname" value="COOPER"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-203" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD COOPER</persName> </hi>, Jun. I am the son of Mr. Cooper. In the beginning of last month I lived at No. 97, Broadwall, Stamford-street—I did not live at No. 82, Friar-street, and had no knowledge of anybody there—this letter is not my handwriting, nor was it written by my authority—I knew nothing of it till the discovery took place—I have known the pri
<lb/>soner about seven years, through his being apprenticed to my wife's father—he had an opportunity of knowing my handwriting—he knew my father lived at Hadleigh and the circumstances of my family—I had seen him a few months before this matter occurred—I am acquainted with his hand
<lb/>writing—I believe this letter to be his handwriting—I have seen him write repeatedly—the signature to this receipt is not mine—I believe that like
<lb/>wise to be the prisoner's—I never authorized him to write or sign it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I never saw his handwriting.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I am sure he has seen me write—I bought a clock and several things of him, and gave him my I. O. U. for a few shillings, and he was present when I wrote it—I do not remember any other instance of his seeing me write.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is that letter like your handwriting?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not the letter—the signature is an attempt to copy my handwriting.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-204" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-204" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-204" type="surname" value="COOPER"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-204" type="given" value="FANNY"/>FANNY COOPER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of last witness. The prisoner was apprenticed to my father, whose name is Camp—I have seen him write very often—I believe this letter to be his handwriting—I have no doubt at all about it—I believe the signature "Edward Cooper" to this order alto to be his handwriting—the prisoner knew where we lived—he knew my father-in-law by seeing him at our house, and knew our circum
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-205" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-205" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-205" type="surname" value="CAMP"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-205" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM CAMP</persName> </hi>. The prisoner was my apprentice, and was with me seven years—during that time I had frequent opportunities of seeing him write—I believe this letter to be his handwriting—it certainly is his—I have no doubt of it—the signature to the receipt is also his writing, although done with a trembling hand.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-206" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-206" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-206" type="surname" value="STEEL"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-206" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM STEEL</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 82, Friar-street, Blackfriars-road. I have known the prisoner about twelve months—in the early part of June I lived at the same house under the name of Jackson—the prisoner was aware of that.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know of the letter coming?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had not the slightest idea—I never gave the slightest permission about it—I had not a farthing of the money—I never knew he got it until I was told of this.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I never wrote the letter to Hadleigh, and never received the money; I did not know the direction to write; as to the Post-office order, I never had one in my hand, and never saw one; the writing is not mine; I never saw it to know whether it is like mine; I never signed anybody's name but my own to any letter I ever wrote.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-207" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-207" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-207" type="surname" value="PEEK"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-207" type="given" value="MATTHEW"/>MATTHEW PEEK</persName> </hi>. I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former con
<lb/>viction from Mr. Clark's office—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted 10th of May, 1841, of larceny as servant, and confined fourteen days.</hi>)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CAMP</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I was the prosecutor of that indictment—the prisoner is the person I prosecuted.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1478-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="def1-1478-18450707 t18450707-1478-punishment-23"/>Transported for Fourteen Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Thursday, July</hi> 10, 1845.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury, before Edward Bullock, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1479-offence-1 t18450707-name-211"/>William Hoskins</persName>; and that he had been before convicted of felony; to all which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18450707-1479-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DANIEL CONNOLLY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18450707-1480-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="assault"/> for unlawfully assaulting Eliza Lemon, with intent, &c.:—2
<hi rend="smallCaps">ND COUNT</hi>, common assault.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi> on 2nd Count.</rs> Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1480-18450707 t18450707-1480-punishment-25"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM JONES</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18450707-1481-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> for unlawfully and indecently exposing his person.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18450707-1481-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 54.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1481-18450707 t18450707-1481-punishment-26"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Baron Alderson.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DENNIS AHEARNE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18450707-1482-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1482-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="rape"/> for rape.</rs> </p>
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<rs id="t18450707-1482-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18450707-1482-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1482-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 40.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1482-18450707 t18450707-1482-punishment-27"/>Transported for Life</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM LEONARD</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-1483-18450707" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-1483-18450707" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN O'BRIEN</hi> </persName> were indicted for
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<interp inst="t18450707-1483-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1483-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> feloniously assaulting
<persName id="t18450707-name-217" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-217" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-217" type="surname" value="REENG"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1483-offence-1 t18450707-name-217"/>Ellen Reeng</persName>, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18450707-1483-offence-1 t18450707-cd-14"/>31st of May</rs>, and setting fire to a large quantity of certain inflammable gas, and thereby burning her upon her head, face, neck, breast, arms, and other parts of her body, with intent to murder her:—other Counts, varying the manner of stating the charge; and </rs>
<persName id="def3-1483-18450707" type="defendantName">
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<interp inst="def3-1483-18450707" type="surname" value="TWOHY"/>
<interp inst="def3-1483-18450707" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PATRICK TWOHY</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18450707-1483-offence-2" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18450707-1483-offence-2" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-1483-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> for feloniously inciting them to com
<lb/>mit the said offence.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. RYLAND AND LAURIE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-219" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-219" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-219" type="surname" value="REENG"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-219" type="given" value="ELLEN"/>ELLEN REENG</persName> </hi>. I am a widow, and keep the Black Horse public-home, in Petticoat-lane, Aldgate—the prisoner, Twohy, was in the habit of coming to my house almost every day from the 17th of March up to the 31st of May—he never lodged in my house—he offered me marriage, and said he would not go out without I gave him an answer—I said, "You go away to-night, and I will inquire after your character," and next day I told him I refused his offer—he said he would have my life if I would not marry him—he frequently said that I had robbed him of 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., that I had slept with him, and kept him in my arms day and night for six weeks—that was not true—the last time I gave him his answer he said he would give me a worse death than Jane Shore's—in consequence of those threats I went before the Lord Mayor on the 30th of May, and bound him to keep the peace towards me—he got bail on that day—I heard that O'Brien was one of his bail, but I was not there—on Saturday, the 31st of May, about eight o'clock in the evening, Leonard and O'Brien came into my house accompa
<lb/>nied by a tall female—Leonard and O'Brien went into the parlour, and the female went iuto the yard—the parlour is to the right, the tap-room to the left, and the bar in the centre—from the bar I can command a view of both the rooms by leaving the doors open—O'Brien came out of the parlour again before he could hardly have sat down, and asked me to light the gas—I said, "Mr. O'Brien, I do not allow females in the parlour"—the female</p>
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<p>was in the yard at that time—she did not go into the parlour—O'Brien returned back to Leonard, and they remained there ten minutes—I did not licrhtthe gas—I heard the yard door open, and I saw the female come in out of the yard, and the two prisoners came out of the parlour—O'Brien and the female went into the tap-room—Leonard asked me for a pot of ale, which I drew—he said he had but 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and would I make it a pint of half-and-half—I did so, and he took it into the tap-room to O'Brien and the female—my children were at that time playing in the tap-room, and O'Brien began to annoy them by pushing them about—I said, "Mr. O'Brien, I hope you won't annoy my children any more"—he said, "I will, as long as I like, and it won't be long before you, as well as them, shall be annoyed a great deal more"—I then sent the children to bed—after
<lb/>wards Leonard, O'Brien, and the female came out of the tap-room—O'Brien and the female went out—Leonard staid to have a glass of rum with some man at the bar, and then followed them—my servant came down stairs after putting the children to bed—I told her to fasten the parlour shutters—I followed her to speak about something, and smelt the gas in the pas
<lb/>sage, between the bar and parlour doors—I then told her to put the win
<lb/>dow open a bit and sent her across the road for the gas-fitter—she came back and said he was not at home—I took a light in my hand for the purpose of lighting the gas—I put my hand up to turn it on, and could not see the pipe in its proper place—it came down in a branch from the ceiling—I then called out that O'Brien and Leonard must have done it, and called for a cork to put in the fixed part to prevent the gas escaping—I held the candle in one hand and the cork in the other, and stood on a table, and before I had time to put the cork into the fixed part, the light came all around me—it exploded, and I was blown against the window—I made my escape into the street—my face was severely burnt—my ears, neck, hands, shoulders, and part of my arms—my cap and front hair was also burnt, and part of my clothes round the neck—I was taken to the London Hospital, and staid there three weeks—I had seen the gas-pipe safe at half-past seven o'clock, and from that time till I smelt the gas no one went into the parlour but Leonard and O'Brien—I was standing in the bar all that time—nobody could have gone in without my seeing them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long did they remain in the parlour after asking you to light the gas?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About ten minutes—the gas was not lighted—I was getting my supper—it was past nine o'clock when they left my house—I should say rather before half past—I served some customers between that and half-past eight—the gas was lighted in the tap-room and bar—there was no one else in the tap-room but an old man that plays the fiddle about the street—I had sent the children into the tap-room to play—I did not go in—I saw from the bar that O'Brien was pushing them about with his elbow, and annoying them—he did not say they were annoying him, and he would annoy them a great deal more—I had refused to serve him on the previous evening—I remarked the gas-pipe particularly at half-past seven o'clock—I could not help seeing it—I brought a half-pint measure out of the room—I did not go to look at it particularly.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was not the gas-pipe so low in the room that a person was obliged to stoop to get under it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I never heard any one say so, and it has been fitted three years—I do not have a gas inspector every month or two—I never had the least accident</p>
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<p>whatever with the gas—I have had little escapes, which I have sent to the gas-fitter about—I cannot exactly recollect when he saw it last-there has been nothing serious—I was never in the habit of stopping up the gas-pipe with a bit of cork—there was never any hole stopped up with a bit of cork—I went on this occasion to the bar, and took a cork out of a ginger-beer bottle, the nearest I could get—I got it to prevent the further escape—it was not a cork with which I was in the habit of stopping up the pipe—I could feel the gas pouring from the ceiling down towards my hand—the first time I ever saw Twohy was on the 17th of March, licensing day—I did not speak to him that day, but I particularly remarked him in my up-stairs room—I never had a strong regard for him, only the same as another customer—I am civil to any person that pays me—I was not in the habit of going out with him—I had not agreed to marry him—he constantly annoyed me for about six weeks, till I could not stand in my bar for him—I did not go with him to a Roman Catholic priest to get a license—he went, and I fol
<lb/>lowed him, and told the clergyman what he had said, that be would murder me if I did not marry him, and he advised me to bind him to the peace, and send a policeman to see that he committed no violence—I never agreed to marry him so long ago as April—I did not go with him to the brewery where I deal, nor was he ever there with me while ordering my beer—I did not go with him to Mr. Duffy's public-house in Golden-lane—I went on my own business, and he was in the room, but I did not go with him—I went with a friend of mine named Donelly to support a charitable meeting—I have frequently called in the police to take Twohy out of my house, and have said if he annoyed me again I would give him into custody—I did not myself give him into custody on this charge—I instructed the police to take him on the Monday morning as I left the hospital on Saturday—I have heard that he is since married—I heard it the day I left the hospital, from a policeman at the Mansion-house—I have lived in my house three years—my back way leads into Alderman Johnson's yard—there was no explosion in my bouse a short time since.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-220" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-220" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18450707-name-220" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>PATRICK DUNNEN</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, and live in Well-street, Wellclose-gquare. Last Whit Monday, the 12th of May, I went to the Black Horse in the afternoon with Jeremiah Dunnen and my wife—Twohy was there—he said he had been in Mrs. Reeng's house for about six weeks, and had spent a good deal of money there—
<hi rend="italic">Jerry</hi> said to him, more fool he was to stop there and spend his money—he told
<hi rend="italic">Jerry</hi> to mind his own business—he went up stairs—as he was going up he said he would clear the parlour out soon—I was sitting in front of the bar in the passage—the parlour door opens into the passage—I was not in the parlour, and do not know who was there—he returned down stairs again, and said all the injury he could do Mrs. Reeng he would, and set up a
<hi rend="italic">Tom and Jerry</hi> shop alongside.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you any quarrel with Twohy on Whit Monday?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had not—I never saw him till that day.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-221" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-221" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-221" type="surname" value="DUNNEN"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-221" type="given" value="JEREMIAH"/>JEREMIAH DUNNEN</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, and live in Chicksand-street, Whitechapel. Last Whit Monday I was in the Black Horse, between two and three o'clock—I saw Twohy there, and heard him say Mrs. Reeng had kept him from his parents six or seven weeks, and had acted so and so unkind to him, and he would blow the parlour up—this was about half-past five or six o'clock—Mrs. Reeng was not in the bar then—she was in the parlour or kitchen.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I think you have been paying your addresses to Mrs. Reeng, have you not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I have not been courting her—I did not hear him say he would establish a
<hi rend="italic">Tom and Jerry</hi> shop in opposition to Mrs. Reeng.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-222" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-222" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-222" type="surname" value="FERRERTT"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-222" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY FERRERTT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable No.</hi> 624.) On Friday evening, the 30th of May, I saw O'Brien and Twohy in Middlesex-street, walking to and fro past the Black Horse, and standing about for a long time in deep conversation with each other—they continued there about an hour and a half—at the end of that time O'Brien went into the Black Horse and Twohy waited outside—next evening, the 31st, about eight o'clock, I saw Leonard and O'Brien go into the Black Horse with a female—I do not know how long they staid.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-223" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-223" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-223" type="surname" value="REENG"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-223" type="given" value="TIMOTHY"/>TIMOTHY REENG</persName> </hi>. I am the son of Mrs. Reeng. On Saturday even
<lb/>ing, the 31st of May, Leonard and O'Brien came into the house—O'Brien asked my mother to light the gas—I saw them go into the tap-room afterwards, and after that I went to bed.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The moment they went into the parlour O'Brien came out again and asked your mother to light the gas?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, but she did not—it was dark at that time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-224" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-224" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-224" type="surname" value="CRAWLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-224" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CRAWLEY</persName> </hi>. I was at the Black Horse on the evening of the 31st of May—I saw Mrs. Reeng go into the parlour with her candle, and after
<lb/>wards heard an explosion of gas—I saw the fire, and saw Mrs. Reeng come out through the window, all on fire—I went and put a coat over her and helped to put the fire out—she was taken to the hospital—I had seen Leonard and O'Brien in the tap-room about a quarter of an hour before this happened.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-225" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-225" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-225" type="surname" value="MURPHY"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-225" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY MURPHY</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mrs. Reeng. On Saturday evening, the 31st of May, in consequence of the escape-of gas, my mistress ordered me to open the parlour window, which I did—I afterwards gave a light to my mistress outside the parlour door—I then heard an explosion—I had seen Leonard and O'Brien in the tap-room about twenty minutes to nine o'clock—after my mistress was taken to the hospital I went into the par
<lb/>lour and found the gas-pipe in the fire-place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> About how far is the fire-place from the gas-pipe?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two yards—the pipe was lying inside the fender—eight or nine squares of the window were broken by the explosion—it is not a large room—it has two windows—none of the chairs or furniture was blown about.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-226" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-226" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-226" type="surname" value="ROURKE"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-226" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>PATRICK ROURKE</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, lodging at the Black Horse. On the evening of the 31st of May I remember Mrs. Reeng complaining of a smell of gas—I went towards the parlour to assist her to stop it—when I got to the parlour door it exploded, threw me down, and scorched me—I saw Mrs. Reeng standing at the table putting a cork in the broken part of the pipe—I could not see any fire—it came so suddenly—I had seen O'Brien and Leonard in the house that evening standing by the parloar ddor—I did not see them go into the parlour.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-227" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-227" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-227" type="surname" value="NOTLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-227" type="given" value="LEWIS"/>LEWIS NOTLEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 665.) On the evening of the 31st of May, about ten minutes before ten o'clock, I saw Twohy at the corner of Petticoat-lane, sixty or seventy yards from the Black Horse—he said there was a
<hi rend="italic">row</hi> up at the Black Horse, but he would take care not to go himself; they should not have to say he had anything to do with it—I afterwards went to the Black Horse and found there had been</p>
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<p>an explosion of gas—I then returned to the corner of Petticoat-lane—Twohy was still there—he left shortly after, and I saw no more of him—I had observed him standing there at nine o'clock when I went on duty.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-228" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-228" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-228" type="surname" value="JOWETT"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-228" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY JOWETT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 638.) I went to the Black Horse on the evening of the 31st of May, about a quarter to ten o'clock—I found Mrs. Reeng very much injured and took her to the hospital—on my return I inquired for the pipe—it was given me by Mary Murphy—I fitted it to the other part of the pipe—it screws on to the top in the centre of the room.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there a great many people about the Black Horse when you returned?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> There was.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18450707-name-229" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18450707-name-229" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-229" type="surname" value="BACK"/>
<interp inst="t18450707-name-229" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BACK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 620.) I apprehended Leonard on the 3rd of June—I told him the charge—he said he was innocent of it, and he thought O'Brien was also—he said he did not see that any one could hurt him, for they did not see him do it—I apprehended O'Brien—he said he was innocent.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You were not before the Magis
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I was, but was not examined—I told the City solicitor's clerk what I have stated to-day.</p>
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