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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.</p>
<p>SESSIONS PAPER.</p>
<p>JOHNSON, MAYOR.</p>
<p>NINTH SESSION, HELD JULY 6TH, 1846.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand by</p>
<p>HENRY BUCKLER.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>GEORGE HEBERT, CHEAPSIDE.</p>
<p>TYLER & REED, PRINTERS, BOLT COURT, FLEET-STREET.</p>
<p>1846.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY, WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT,</p>
<p>Held on Monday, 6th July, 1846, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-1" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JOHNSON</persName> </hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; the Right Hon. Sir Frederick Pollock, Knt., Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir William Erle, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Matthew Prime Lucas, Esq.; William Taylor Copeland, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-2" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Wilson</persName>, Esq.; Sir John Pirie, Knt.; and
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-3" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>Michael Gibbs</persName>, Esq.; Aldermen of the said City: the Hon. Charles Ewan Law, Recorder of the said City; John Kinnersley Hooper, Esq.; Thomas Farncomb, Esq.; John Musgrove, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-4" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Hunter</persName>, Esq.; Thomas Sidney, Esq.; and Francis Graham Moon, Esq., Aldermen of the said City: John Mirehouse, Esq., Common Sergeant of the said City; and
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-5" 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>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-6" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Boreham</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-7" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-7" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Jones</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-8" type="surname" value="HICKS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-8" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Hicks</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-9" type="surname" value="AYRES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-9" type="given" value="JOHN COBB"/>John Cobb Ayres</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-10" type="given" value="JAMES BRADLEY"/>James Bradley Chamberlain</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-11" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Ormes</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-12" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Barrow</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-13" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Scurwell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-14" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Mansfield</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-15" type="surname" value="COCKSON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-15" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Cockson</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-16" type="given" value="JOHN WILLIAM"/>John William Messenger</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-17" type="surname" value="BUCK"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-17" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Buck</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-18" type="given" value="EDMUND"/>Edmund Butler</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-19" type="surname" value="CORBEN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-19" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Corben</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-20" type="surname" value="BOWMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-20" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Bowman</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-21" type="surname" value="CHITTLEBURGH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-21" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Chittleburgh</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-22" type="surname" value="BRICE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-22" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>Daniel Brice</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-23" type="given" value="EDWARD JOSEPH"/>Edward Joseph Cousins</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-24" type="surname" value="WOODROUGH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-24" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Woodrough</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-25" type="surname" value="THEBE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-25" type="given" value="ROBERT GIBSON"/>Robert Gibson Thebe</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-26" type="surname" value="CHEPPIUS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-26" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Cheppius</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-27" type="surname" value="ASPIN,"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-27" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Aspin, jun.</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-28" type="surname" value="ADAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-28" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Adams</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-29" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-29" type="surname" value="CLARK"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-29" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Clark</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-30" type="surname" value="ATTENBOROUGH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-30" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Attenborough</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-31" type="surname" value="ALLEN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-31" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Allen</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-32" type="surname" value="BIDDLE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-32" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Biddle</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-33" type="surname" value="GREEN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-33" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Green</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-34" type="surname" value="ALLEN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-34" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Allen</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-35" type="surname" value="CHENNERWORTH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-35" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Chennerworth</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-36" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-36" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-36" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Jones</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-37" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-37" type="surname" value="COOK"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-37" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Cook</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-38" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-38" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-38" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Brown</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-39" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-39" type="surname" value="FURRIER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-39" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Furrier</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-40" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-40" type="surname" value="MILLS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-40" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Mills</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-41" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-41" type="surname" value="ANDERSON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-41" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Anderson</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-42" type="surname" value="BOOTH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-42" type="given" value="BENJAMIN ALBERT"/>Benjamin Albert Booth</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-43" type="surname" value="JORDAN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-43" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Jordan</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-44" type="surname" value="COTTINGHAM"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-44" type="given" value="ADAM"/>Adam Cottingham</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-45" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-45" type="surname" value="PAWLING"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-45" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Pawling</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-46" type="surname" value="COTTENHAM"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-46" type="given" value="MIDAS EDWARD"/>Midas Edward Cottenham</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-47" type="surname" value="ADAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-47" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Adams</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-48" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-48" type="given" value="WILLIAM HENRY"/>William Henry Smith</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-49" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-49" type="surname" value="ASHORE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-49" type="given" value="WILLIAM MOORE"/>William Moore Ashore</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-50" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-50" type="surname" value="MASTERS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-50" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Masters</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-51" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-51" type="surname" value="MILLER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-51" type="given" value="CHARLES HENDERSON"/>Charles Henderson Miller</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-52" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-52" type="surname" value="MATTHEWS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-52" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Matthews</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-53" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-53" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-53" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Brown</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-54" type="surname" value="BOWRING"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-54" type="given" value="STEPHEN JOHN"/>Stephen John Bowring</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-55" type="surname" value="BOWLES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-55" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Bowles</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-56" type="surname" value="M'GRAY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-56" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>Robert M'Gray</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-57" type="surname" value="CAMPBELL"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-57" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Campbell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-58" type="surname" value="STEVENS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-58" type="given" value="GILES"/>Giles Stevens</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-59" type="surname" value="WAINWRIGHT"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-59" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Wainwright</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-60" type="surname" value="COLES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-60" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Coles</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-61" type="surname" value="COOPER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-61" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Cooper</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-62" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-62" type="surname" value="ANSELM"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-62" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Anselm</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-63" type="surname" value="COX"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-63" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Cox</persName> </p>
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<p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-66" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Clark</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-67" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-67" type="surname" value="BRIGGS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-67" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Briggs</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-68" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-68" type="surname" value="BUTLER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-68" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Butler</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-69" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-69" type="surname" value="ADAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-69" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Adams</persName> </p>
<p>
<persName id="t18460706-name-70" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-70" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-70" type="surname" value="CUNNINGHAM"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-70" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Cunningham</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-71" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-71" type="surname" value="BROOKSBANK"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-71" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Brooksbank</persName> </p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-72" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-72" type="surname" value="MARSHALL"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-72" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Marshall</persName> </p>
<p>
<persName id="t18460706-name-73" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-73" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-73" type="surname" value="ATKISS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-73" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Atkiss</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-74" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-74" type="surname" value="MALING"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-74" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Maling</persName> </p>
<p>
<persName id="t18460706-name-75" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-75" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-75" type="surname" value="MARSHALL"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-75" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Marshall</persName> </p>
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<persName id="t18460706-name-76" type="jurorName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-76" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-76" type="surname" value="COX"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-76" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Cox</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-77" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-77" type="surname" value="LEWIS"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHNSON, MAYOR</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">NINTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody Two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody An obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that a prisoner is known to be the associate of bad characters.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1846.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">RICHARD CUTMORE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of the
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-80" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-80" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-80" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA JONES</persName> </hi>. I live with my father, a bookseller, in King's-road, Bedford
<lb/>row, Holborn. On Friday, the 1st of May, I packed up a parcel, containing five printed books, one child's muslin frock, and an invoice—I have seen it since—it is the one now produced—it was addressed, "Mr. William Jones, Kirk-street, Odiham"—I sent it to Pickford's on the 3rd, to go by the South
<lb/>western Railway—it contains now what it did then.</p>
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<persName id="t18460706-name-81" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-81" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>ARTHUR STANDBURY</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the luggage department of the com
<lb/>pany. On the 4th of May I received this parcel, and gave it to Acres, another clerk—I made an entry of it, "Jones, Odiham"—the prisoner was clerk in the same department—I saw him there in the course of the evening—I can
<lb/>not say he was there when it arrived, but that was his office.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-82" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-82" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-82" type="surname" value="ACRES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-82" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ACRES</persName> </hi>. I am clerk in the luggage department. On Monday evening I received this parcel from Standbury—I cannot say the prisoner was there at the moment—I saw him afterwards—I placed the parcel close to my desk, which has a rail round it to prevent anything falling off—the parcel could have fallen off in front, but not upon the platform—it was the prisoner's duty to take the goods from my desk to the guard.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-83" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-83" type="surname" value="SMALLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-83" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SMALLEY</persName> </hi>. I am one of the guards of the goods-train. On the evening of the 4th of May I received some parcels from the desk—I took six-at that time I had not an opportunity of seeing the way-bill—I arrived at Winchfield station in the night, and then compared the parcels with the waybill, and this parcel was missing—it is entered in the office-book, and marked, "P.P.," which shows it came into the office—on the Wednesday or Thursday I saw Larkman, one of the clerks, and he asked me what I had done with the missing parcel—the prisoner was in the office at the time, attending to his business-his place was next to Larkman, close to him, at the desk—he could hear very well what Larkman said, but he said nothing about it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is Larkman here?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—he was not before the Magistrate—I believe the book is made up by Acres—the way-bill is made out from the book.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-84" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-84" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-84" type="surname" value="PARSONS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-84" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD PARSONS</persName> </hi>. I am clerk in the manager's office of the Railway. In consequence of information, on the 9th of May, I went to the prisoner lodging, in Durham-street, Vauxhall—the prisoner accompanied me—I asked him to let me see a box there, which was locked—he unlocked it, and took this parcel out, with a direction to Jones, of Odiham—he placed it on the floor, with the direction downwards—it was afterwards handed to me, and given to the officer.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was it sealed up apparently in the state it was brought to the office in?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe it was.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-85" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-85" type="surname" value="SMALLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-85" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SMALLEY</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> There are more than one set of parcels to take to the rail at the same time—we take them in a box if we cannot carry them—I took these in my hand that night, and counted them, laid them on my arm—I am able to say I did not drop one that night, for I showed them to the man who entered them, who had the book at the time—he entered six—I only took six—that was before I left the office—I know I carried six, neither more nor less—it is not possible I could have dropped one on the way—I went to Farnborough before I found one parcel deficient—the luggage-van was in my charge—the way-bill is not given us till after the parcels.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-86" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-86" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-86" type="surname" value="ACRES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-86" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ACRES</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I found six parcels entered in the way-bill—I am quite sure there were seven on the desk.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-87" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-87" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD PARSONS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> There are only six parcels entered on this way-bill, because the way-bill was for one particular station—there is a single bill for every station—we have not brought that one—this bill is for the Odiham station—Jones's parcel is entered here, and that was missing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-88" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-88" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE TOFIELD</persName> </hi>. I am sergeant of the railway police. On the 9th of May I took the prisoner in charge—he said it was a bad job, that he had found the parcel on the steps of the platform the night previous, the 8th, he took it home because he could not see any policeman to deliver it up to, and he intended to bring it on the following day.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are you sure he said "on the night previous?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said on the Friday night previous—I am sure of that.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you sure he did not say, "when going home?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi>"On the steps of the platform when going home," he could not see a policeman to give it to, and took it home for safety.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1041-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 24.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury.
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<hi rend="italic">Judgment Respited.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 11 penknives, 11
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-94" type="given" value="GEORGE WILLIAM"/>GEORGE WILLIAM AYLIFFE</persName> </hi>. I am a hair-dresser, and live at Hampton
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) On the 8th of June, between nine and ten o'clock, I was with Wright, and saw the prisoners walking together about 150 yards from Mr. Ayliffe's house—I found these articles in Morgan's pos
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I apprehended Wright at the Black Lion public-house about half an hour after he escaped—I had seen both prisoners together between ten and eleven o'clock that morning.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Morgan's Defence.</hi> The property was given to me by a man to take to the bridge; the policeman stopped me; I immediately told him so.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MORGAN</hi>
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<p>1404.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH OTLEY</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-1404-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-1404-18460706" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def2-1404-18460706" type="surname" value="MOLDEN"/>
<interp inst="def2-1404-18460706" type="given" value="LUCY"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LUCY MOLDEN</hi> </persName> were indicted for
<rs id="t18460706-1404-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1404-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1404-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/> stealing 12lbs. weight of coals, value 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 oz. of soap, 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and 2 dusters, 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-99" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-99" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-99" type="surname" value="ASHBRIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-99" type="given" value="JOHN SIMPSON"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1404-offence-1 t18460706-name-99"/>John Simpson Ashbridge</persName>, the master of Otley.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-100" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-100" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-100" type="surname" value="ASHBRIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-100" type="given" value="JOHN SIMPSON"/>JOHN SIMPSON ASHBRIDGE</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker, and live at No. 101, Broad-street. The prisoner Otley was in my service—in consequence of in
<lb/>formation I called in the police—they brought me some coals, which I have examined and believe to be mine.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-101" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-101" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-101" type="surname" value="BURNS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-101" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BURNS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I placed myself in view of Mr. Ashbridge's house at seven o'clock in the morning, and saw the prisoner Molden coming from the side-door with a basket in her hand—I went up and asked what she had got—she said, "Some washiug"—I said, "Where did you get it from?"—she said, "From a house down by there"—I said, "Come back and show me where"—she took me to the prosecutor's side-door—I examined the bas
<lb/>ket, and found it contained these articles—she afterwards acknowledged that Otley had given them to her—I took Otley into custody, and she denied at first, but afterwards said she had given her the coals to do a bit of washing with.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">Otley put in a written defence, stating that she had given Molden the coals and soap to wash some dusters and aprons, as she had not time to do them herself.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1404-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1405" type="date" value="18460706"/>
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<p>1405.
<persName id="def1-1405-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1405-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1405-18460706" type="surname" value="BLAKE"/>
<interp inst="def1-1405-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM BLAKE</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-1405-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-1405-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-1405-18460706" type="surname" value="LEVY"/>
<interp inst="def2-1405-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM LEVY</hi> </persName> were indicted for
<rs id="t18460706-1405-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1405-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="miscellaneous"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1405-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="conspiracy"/> a conspiracy.</rs> </p>
<p>No evidence was offered.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1405-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1405-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1405-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noEvidence"/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1406" type="date" value="18460706"/>
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<p>1406.
<persName id="def1-1406-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1406-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1406-18460706" type="age" value="45"/>
<interp inst="def1-1406-18460706" type="surname" value="WEEDON"/>
<interp inst="def1-1406-18460706" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN WEEDON</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1406-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1406-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1406-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/> for stealing 2 half-crowns, 1 shilling, 1 sixpence, and 1 groat, the monies of
<persName id="t18460706-name-105" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-105" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-105" type="surname" value="SHERBORN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-105" type="given" value="MATTHEW"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1406-offence-1 t18460706-name-105"/>Matthew Sherborn</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-106" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-106" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-106" type="surname" value="SHERBORN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-106" type="given" value="MATTHEW"/>MATTHEW SHERBORN</persName> </hi>. I am a farmer, and live at Heston. Thomas Axtin, my servant, sells hay and straw for me—the prisoner was also in my service, and in the absence of Cooper, his fellow workman, it was his business to receive money for me—if he received any money on the 23rd of June, he should have paid it to Axtin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-107" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-107" type="surname" value="AXTIN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-107" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS AXTIN</persName> </hi>. It was my business to receive money for everything sold. On the 23rd of June the prisoner paid me 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for his master, for half a load of oat-straw, and a quarter of a load of wheat straw, which he had sold to Samuel Rouse—I am sure that was all he paid me.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> He did not pay you as having sold it himself?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, as sold by Cooper.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-108" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-108" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-108" type="surname" value="ROUSE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-108" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL ROUSE</persName> </hi>. On the 23rd of June I bought some wheat-straw and and oat-straw of Axtin, and paid him 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. to Cooper, for Mr. Sherborn.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-109" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-109" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-109" type="surname" value="COOPER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-109" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH COOPER</persName> </hi>. I received 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., from Rouse for the straw—I am certain I gave the prisoner the whole of it, to take to Axtin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What description of money was it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A sovereign, two half-crowns, two shillings, a sixpence, and a fourpenny-piece.</p>
<p>
<rs id="t18460706-1406-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1406-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1406-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 45.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1406-punishment-4" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1406-punishment-4" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1406-punishment-4" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1406-18460706 t18460706-1406-punishment-4"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1407" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18460706"/>
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<p>1407.
<persName id="def1-1407-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1407-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1407-18460706" type="age" value="36"/>
<interp inst="def1-1407-18460706" type="surname" value="CONNOR"/>
<interp inst="def1-1407-18460706" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS CONNOR</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1407-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1407-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1407-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="bigamy"/> for bigamy.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. W. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-111" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-111" type="surname" value="HICKS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-111" type="given" value="SAMUEL MAJOR"/>SAMUEL MAJOR HICKS</persName> </hi>. I am parish clerk of St. Andrew's, Holborn. I produce the registry of marriages from that church—here is an entry, in 1839, of the marriage, on the 10th of April, of Thomas Connor to Maria Twycross, in my handwriting—I was present at the marriage—I do not re
<lb/>collect the prisoner—I cannot say he is the man—it is signed by the parties who were married, and three witnesses.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-112" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-112" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-112" type="surname" value="MIDDLECOAT"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-112" type="given" value="LAURA"/>LAURA MIDDLECOAT</persName> </hi>. I am single, and live at Kirby Steven, Westmore
<lb/>land. I was present at the marriage, and have seen the registry—the pri
<lb/>soner is the person who was married to Miss Twycross—she is alive now—I have seen her to-day.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know her previous to marriage?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did—she has no other name—I went to the marriage as her friend.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-113" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-113" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-113" type="surname" value="TOOKEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-113" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TOOKEY</persName> </hi>. I am deputy parish clerk at Marylebone. I produce the registry of marriages for 1843—on the 27th of June, Thomas Connor and Mary Carr Burt were married—the man is described as a bachelor—these are the signatures of the parties who were married.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-114" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-114" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-114" type="surname" value="BURT"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-114" type="given" value="MARY CARR"/>MISS MARY CARR BURT</persName> </hi>. I am the daughter of Mr. William Carr Burt. On the 27th of June, 1843, I was married to the prisoner at Marylebone church—I lived with him some time after marriage—we lived at Notting-hill—the prisoner had 2,600
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in money, and 400
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. worth of plate and furni
<lb/>ture, which was left me by Mr. Lee—he had the whole of it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The money was handed over to him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was—we lived three years together—we did not live very stylishly—he had a shop in London, and lived in the country—we had two servants.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> He shared the money with you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do not know that; I think be shared the better half—he did not desert me—I met his wife in Holborn at the time he was living with me—my sister had heard that he married before, and that his wife was still alive, but he denied it—he never told me anything re
<lb/>lating to her death—he took my sister to the female who was pointed out as his wife, and denied being her husband, and she gave me away—I lived with the prisoner previous to marriage, until I was twenty-one—then he married me, that was in accordance with the original understanding, by his request.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> At twenty-one you came into possession of the property?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the woman who was pointed out as his wife gave me away.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1407-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1407-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 36.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1407-punishment-5" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1407-punishment-5" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1407-18460706 t18460706-1407-punishment-5"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1408.
<persName id="def1-1408-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1408-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1408-18460706" type="age" value="24"/>
<interp inst="def1-1408-18460706" type="surname" value="GRANHAM"/>
<interp inst="def1-1408-18460706" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN GRANHAM</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1408-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1408-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1408-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> for stealing, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1408-offence-1 t18460706-cd-1"/>26th of June</rs>, 1 box, value 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 4 bottles, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and half-pint of otto of roses, 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-116" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-116" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-116" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-116" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1408-offence-1 t18460706-name-116"/>Arthur Brown</persName>, in a vessel in a port of entry and discharge.</rs> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-117" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-117" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-117" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-117" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>ARTHUR BROWN</persName> </hi>. I live at Dundee. On Friday, the 26th of June, I had a vessel in the London Dock, and a box in which were some bottles of otto of roses, which I saw safe about two o'clock in the afternoon—the prisoner came on board at six to take a passage, as he said, to Bombay, where I was going—he went into almost all the rooms, and afterwards went into my room, and was going to put on my coat, which hung up there—I was called and told the ship was robbed—a policeman was brought on board—I found the box was gone from my chest—it has not been seen since—I missed it while the prisoner was on board—the bottles of otto of roses have cotton round them—the cotton was picked up on the water, and smelt of otto of roses.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Where were you when I came to the ship?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In the hold—I did not see you take anything.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-118" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-118" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-118" type="surname" value="SAUNDERS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-118" type="given" value="JAMES JOHN"/>JAMES JOHN SAUNDERS</persName> </hi>. I am apprentice on board the ship. I observed the prisoner go over the side of the vessel on to the jetty—he was going away from the ship—I was sent by the second officer to fetch him back—I brought him back as the painter had given information about him—I followed him some distance—he went to the gangway of the ship, and instead of going up the ladder he ran off at the main chains, took his hand out of his pocket and
<hi rend="italic">heaved</hi> something into the water—I heard and saw the splash, and saw the cotton drop into the water—I picked it up—it smelt strongly of otto of roses.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you see me take anything?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I did not find anything on you—you walked from the ship's side.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-119" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-119" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-119" type="surname" value="BLAYNEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-119" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD BLAYNEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I took the prisoner in charge.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-120" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-120" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-120" type="surname" value="PARKER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-120" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PARKER</persName> </hi>. I am a painter on board the vessel. The prisoner was on board—I saw him go into the prosecutor's berth—I saw him holding up a coat by each shoulder, looking at it—that is the berth the box was taken from.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The prosecutor was sent for by the master of the ship; I took the coat to look at it; I never stole anything at all; in two or three minutes afterwards I was out of the ship, walking gently, with my hands in my pockets; the man came and said, "Come back to the ship;" I came back, and the prosecutor did not know he had lost anything; the painter only saw me touch the coat; he thinks I put something in the water, but did not see the box.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1408-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1408-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1408-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 24.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1408-18460706 t18460706-1408-punishment-6"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>(The prisoner was charged with a previous conviction, but the witness was not present to prove the same.)</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th</hi> 1846.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury, before Edward Bullock, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<p>1409.
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<interp inst="def1-1409-18460706" type="age" value="15"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS HODGSON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18460706-1409-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1409-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzling 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the monies of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-122" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-122" type="surname" value="ATTERBURY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-122" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1409-offence-1 t18460706-name-122"/>Thomas Atterbury</persName>, his master; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1409-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1409-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1409-punishment-7" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1409-punishment-7" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1409-18460706 t18460706-1409-punishment-7"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1410.
<persName id="def1-1410-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1410-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1410-18460706" type="age" value="15"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1410-18460706" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES CALLAGHAN</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1410-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1410-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1410-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/> for stealing 1 handkerchief, value 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-124" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-124" type="surname" value="WILLIAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-124" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1410-offence-1 t18460706-name-124"/>John Williams</persName>, from his person; and that he had been before convicted of felony; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1410-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1410-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1410-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1410-punishment-8" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1410-punishment-8" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1410-18460706 t18460706-1410-punishment-8"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1411.
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<interp inst="def1-1411-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1411-18460706" type="age" value="19"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1411-18460706" type="given" value="DAVID"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVID WHITEHEAD</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1411-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1411-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1411-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing 18lbs. weight of rope, value 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-126" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-126" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-126" type="surname" value="WHEATLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-126" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1411-offence-1 t18460706-name-126"/>James Wheatley</persName>; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-127" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-127" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-127" type="surname" value="FOAY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-127" type="given" value="CORNELIUS"/>CORNELIUS FOAY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant H</hi> 20.) On the 10th of June, about eleven o'clock at night, I saw the prisoner in Cable-street, St. George-in-the-East, with this bundle of rope—I asked where he brought it from—he said from Limehouse—he was going towards Limehouse then—I asked where be got it, and he could not tell me—I took him to the station—he said t lighterman gave it him at Wapping pier-head, but he could not tell his name—the rope was marked with a red worsted stripe.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-128" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-128" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-128" type="surname" value="TOMLINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-128" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT TOMLINSON</persName> </hi>. I am foreman to Mr. James Wheatley, a lighterman. This is his rope—I know it by the whipping on this end of it, which I did myself, and by this red yarn in it—it was on a barge called the Orissa—it was made fast by this rope—I saw it safe on the 10th, and on the 11th the barge was found adrift up at Chelsea.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was at Wapping pier-head; a lighterman went down the river; I asked him if I could lend him a hand; I went down to the West India Docks, and he gave me this rope.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-129" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-129" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-129" type="surname" value="SUGG"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-129" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL SUGG</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant H</hi> 17.) I produce a certificate of the pri
<lb/>soner's former conviction at this Court—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 12
<hi rend="italic">th June</hi>, 1843,
<hi rend="italic">and confined three months</hi>)—the prisoner is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1411-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1411-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1411-punishment-9" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1411-punishment-9" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1411-punishment-9" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1411-18460706 t18460706-1411-punishment-9"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1412.
<persName id="def1-1412-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1412-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM CROMER</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1412-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1412-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1412-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzlement.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-131" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-131" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-131" type="surname" value="MANISTRE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-131" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY MANISTRE</persName> </hi>. I am a confectioner, and live in Tottenham-court
<lb/> road. The prisoner has been in my employ about three months—it was his duty to receive money from my customers on my account, and to pay it to me daily—he has never paid me 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. paid to him by Mrs. Stevens—the whole amount of her bill was 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—after I discovered he had received 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. of it, I asked him if he had brought me Mr. Stevens's bill—he said he had—I said, "How much?"—he said, "Two pounds seven"—I said, "Have you never received any of that bill previously?"—He said, "No"—I told him I was positive he had, I had seen the bill with his signature to it—he said be must acknowledge he had taken it; that his wife was ill, and his family in great distress; he had had his goods seized, and he had appropriated the money—he had never paid me 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. received from Mr. Rogers, nor accounted for it—it was his duty to enter the sums received in a book which I have here—he was to have put "paid" in the book, and give me a check—he has not accounted in the book for the 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. nor for the 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. out of the 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I believe you have had the misfortune to become insolvent?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I have had no contemplation of anything of the kind—I have taken no steps towards taking advantage of the "Insolvent Debtors' Act"—I never said anything to anybody about it—I have not bankruptcy in contemplation—I told the Magistrate that die prisoner bad received the money and had not accounted to me for it—I did not forget that he had confessed it—I really do not know whether I told the Magistrate he had confessed it—I answered all questions—I heard the deposition read over—I listened to its being read over—I do not know why it was read over—I did not inquire about it—I was not aware I had not said it—it was the pri
<lb/>soner's duty to enter these matters in a book—he kept that book—this is it—he was my traveler—the entries in</p>
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<p>this book are not all his handwriting, but all that he had to do with are—if he communicated to me that he received money I should not insert it—he enters it here himself—some of the entries in this book are my brother's, but they are of separate customers from the pri
<lb/>soner's—my wife receives money when it comes in the shop—it was the pri
<lb/>soner's duty, in the event of my not being in the way, to write the amount on a ticket, and those tickets were filed—if I found the ticket with the money I should not enter it—I merely kept the tickets against the book—he has put the amounts paid in the book and given me a ticket to that effect—there is no entry of these sums in the book—I have not received the tickets of these—I have a portion of the tickets—I did not think it necessary to produce them all here—he never complained to me of these tickets lying about—he has occasionally left money on the desk and the ticket with it—he has not complained that a great number of persons had access to that desk, and begged I would alter my mode of doing business—nor complained of my mode of book-keep
<lb/>ing—he had it solely in his own arrangement—he has not said that tickets' have been constantly left about—he told me he found one ticket ten weeks ago, and from that time I have received every farthing myself, and not allowed any other person to do it—the prisoner made the confession to me on the 19th of June—I accused him of it in the shop, and he requested me to come into the parlour—I asked if there was any more money he had received and not given an account of—I do not remember every word I said to him—I said, if there were no other sums I would not give him into custody—he did not after this conversation ask me to go through the book and see what I owed him—I did not owe him anything till the last week—I owed him the last week's commission, which was from 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—my wife is not here, nor my brother—they have not received these monies of the prisoner—I ordered them to receive no money from him—I have not inquired of them—I always received the prisoner's money—I do not know of any instance in which my brother or my wife have received money from him for the last ten weeks—in cones
<lb/>quence of his finding a ticket about I told them never to receive amounts from him—they might have received money from him before that—I cannot say whether they have or not—I do not know that they constantly take the money off the desk.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you said amongst your neighbours that this man has robbed you of 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 70
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I did not say I was embarrassed—I said I was pushed to make up a certain bill—I named it to no person but the prisoner's brother-in-law—I was pushed to make up a bill, and I went out, and found the prisoner had received money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> was it the prisoner's duty, when he received money and brought it home, to enter it in the book?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he has entered in the book the 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and not the 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—on my wanting money I went to try to get that 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and found his receipt for it, and then he said he had received it, and appropriated it—it was his duty to enter the 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in the book, whether he paid it to me or anybody else—he ought to have put "Paid" to it in the book—I was prevented from making up a sum in consequence of the prisoner receiving money and not paying it to me—I told him I would not give him into custody if there were no other sums—I have found others to the amount of 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I never made any other declaration of insolvency, except saying that he had received sums of money and not paid them to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-132" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-132" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-132" type="surname" value="STEVENS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-132" type="given" value="HANNAH"/>HANNAH STEVENS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of John Stevens—he is a confectioner. I paid the prisoner 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on account for his master, on the 3rd of June—I have the receipt for it—on the 19th of June I paid him 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. which made up the 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8d—the prosecutor came afterwards for the money—I showed him the receipt, and that I had paid the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose the goods were delivered on the 13th of
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, by the prosecutor's brother—all the money I ever paid was</p>
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<p>to the prisoner—I did not pay the 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—this is receipted in pencil, and so are all my receipts—I have none in ink.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY MANISTRE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Whose entry is this "Steven, Stingo-lane?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The prisoner's—he had nothing to do with the delivery of these goods, but this is his entry—he solicits orders, and enters them, and when he receives the money he marks it off, and gives me the money and the ticket—this entry is 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—it is not the only instance which he has entered short.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> If he received 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was that right?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He paid me 2. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. first, and then I spoke to him—he asked for the ticket again, and he altered it from 7 to 9—the bill was 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS ROGERS</hi>. I am a confectioner. I paid the prisoner 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. on 26th of May—I took a receipt—I have it here.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you been a customer of the prosecutors for some time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I have not found any mistakes, except an article not sent, because the prosecutor had not got it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1412-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1412-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1846.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<p>1413.
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<interp inst="def1-1413-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1413-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ROBERTS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1413-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1413-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1413-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> for stealing 29 yards doe-skin, value 11
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-134" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-134" type="surname" value="THOMPSON"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1413-offence-1 t18460706-name-134"/>Richard Thompson</persName>, in his dwelling-house; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1413-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1413-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1413-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1413-punishment-10" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1413-18460706 t18460706-1413-punishment-10"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1414.
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<interp inst="def1-1414-18460706" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-1414-18460706" type="age" value="18"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1414-18460706" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZA TURNER</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1414-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1414-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1414-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/> for stealing 2 handkerchiefs, value 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 pinafores, 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 pairs of boots, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 petticoat, 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 pairs of socks, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 pairs of stockings, 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and 1 printed book, 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-136" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-136" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-136" type="surname" value="YEARLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-136" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1414-offence-1 t18460706-name-136"/>Thomas Yearley</persName>, her master.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-137" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-137" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-137" type="surname" value="YEARLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-137" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY YEARLEY</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Thomas Yearley, of "New Nichol-street, Bethnal-green. On Tuesday, the 16th of June, I took the prisoner into my service to look after my children—I went out the same day, and left her at home with three children—they all had their clothes on—I was absent about three hours—I returned, and found one child on the bed, and two of them stripped stark naked, and their clothes all gone—the prisoner was also gone—the clothes produced are what they had on—I had found the prisoner in the market, where we go to get girls from—the clothes are worth 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-138" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-138" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-138" type="surname" value="EMERY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-138" type="given" value="REBECCA"/>REBECCA EMERY</persName> </hi>. I live in Cripplegate, and deal in Houndsditcb. I bought these things of the prisoner for 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-139" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-139" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-139" type="surname" value="CULMER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-139" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH CULMER</persName> </hi>. I searched the prisoner at the station, and found this pinafore upon her.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The woman told me whatever I brought her she would buy of me.</p>
<p>
<rs id="t18460706-1414-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1414-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1414-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1414-punishment-11" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1414-punishment-11" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1414-punishment-11" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1414-18460706 t18460706-1414-punishment-11"/>Confined Four Mouths</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1415.
<persName id="def1-1415-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1415-18460706" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-1415-18460706" type="age" value="36"/>
<interp inst="def1-1415-18460706" type="surname" value="CAPLE"/>
<interp inst="def1-1415-18460706" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH CAPLE</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1415-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1415-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1415-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> for feloniously stabbing, cut
<lb/>ting, and wounding
<persName id="t18460706-name-141" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-141" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-141" type="surname" value="WELCH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-141" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1415-offence-1 t18460706-name-141"/>William Welch</persName>, with intent to do him some grievous bodily harm.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-142" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-142" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-142" type="surname" value="WELCH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-142" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WELCH</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, and live in St. Giles's. The prisoner occupied a room in a house in——lane. On the 3rd of June I was as
<lb/>sisting Mr. Mason, and saw the prisoner
<hi rend="italic">chucking</hi> things</p>
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<p>out of the window—I went up to prevent her doing so—I said, "You must not
<hi rend="italic">chuck</hi> things out of window"—I had not time to speak a word before she flew at me, and hit me in the breast with a knife—she was drunk, I believe—I did not say anything, but tried to get from her; but she got hold of my jacket, and pulled me down on the floor, and fell on the floor herself with me, and stuck the knife right into my leg twice—I was carried to the hospital—my leg is very bad now, I could hardly walk here this morning—my breast was merely scratched—it bled a little—when the prisoner struck me she said, "Take that you w——'s son."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> Your father was in the room first.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> He was not.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-143" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-143" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-143" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-143" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SMITH</persName> </hi>. About two o'clock in the day I heard a noise in the prisoner's room—I saw her throwing things out of the window—the prosecutor came up afterwards—directly he entered the room, she got hold of his jacket, and struck him in the stomach with the knife—there was a scuffle between them for three or four minutes, and both fell on the floor—I ran into my own room to get my boots, and the prosecutor ran down stairs, and cried, "I am stabbed"—he was taken on a barrow to the hospital—the prisoner was very drunk—she had been locked in the room some hours before, in conse
<lb/>quence of her being drunk.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-144" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-144" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-144" type="surname" value="GOUGH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-144" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES GOUGH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I went to take the prisoner in charge, and found her under the bed.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-145" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-145" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-145" type="surname" value="WRIGHT"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-145" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WRIGHT</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgoon at the University Hospital. The prosecutor was brought to the hospital on the 23rd—the wound in his leg was not of a serious character—it appeared to be done with a knife.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The prosecutor's father came into my room, and asked me for the rent; he went away; I drank a pint of brandy, and was insensible; I went to a public-house, and treated him to a glass of rum; I went home, and the young woman, seeing I was in liquor, locked my door; about two o'clock the father came to my door to break in; I resisted his proposals; the wife, and Welch, his son, and four others, came into the room; I had a knife, which I took up to defend myself from the father, and, in my fright, stabbed his son, but not with intent to injure anybody; I am truly sorry for it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-146" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-146" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-146" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-146" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SMITH</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I did not see the father in the room when this took place—he came a few minutes before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1415-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1415-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1415-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 36.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1415-punishment-12" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1415-punishment-12" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1415-punishment-12" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1415-18460706 t18460706-1415-punishment-12"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1416-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1416-18460706 t18460706-1416-offence-1 t18460706-1416-verdict-1"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1416-charge-2" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1416-18460706 t18460706-1416-offence-2 t18460706-1416-verdict-1"/>
<p>1416.
<persName id="def1-1416-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1416-18460706" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-1416-18460706" type="age" value="31"/>
<interp inst="def1-1416-18460706" type="surname" value="NEWLAND"/>
<interp inst="def1-1416-18460706" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN NEWLAND</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1416-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1416-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1416-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/> for feloniously receiving of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-148" type="surname" value="FARMER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-148" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Farmer</persName> 1 portmanteau, value 20
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 2 coats, 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 pair of trowsers, 20
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 waistcoat, 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 10 books, 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 pair of braces, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 bank-note, 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 gown, 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 3 bonnets, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 5 lace-collars, 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 handkerchief, 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 10 handkerchiefs, 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 2 caps, 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 opera-glass, 40
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; well knowing them to have been stolen;</rs> and
<rs id="t18460706-1416-offence-2" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1416-offence-2" type="offenceCategory" value="miscellaneous"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1416-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pervertingJustice"/>feloniously harbouring and maintaining the said
<persName id="t18460706-name-149">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-149" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-149" type="surname" value="FARMER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-149" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Farmer</persName>; to which she pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1416-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1416-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1416-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 31.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1416-punishment-13" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1416-18460706 t18460706-1416-punishment-13"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1417-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1417-18460706 t18460706-1417-offence-1 t18460706-1417-verdict-1"/>
<p>1417.
<persName id="def1-1417-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1417-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1417-18460706" type="age" value="26"/>
<interp inst="def1-1417-18460706" type="surname" value="DIXON"/>
<interp inst="def1-1417-18460706" type="given" value="GEORGE WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE WILLIAM DIXON</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1417-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1417-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1417-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing 1 watch, value 1l; 1 guard-chain, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 1 handkerchief, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-151" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-151" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-151" type="surname" value="PARKINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-151" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1417-offence-1 t18460706-name-151"/>Robert Parkinson</persName>; and 1 guard-chain, 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-152" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-152" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-152" type="surname" value="MASON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-152" type="given" value="JAMES PEARCE"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1417-offence-1 t18460706-name-152"/>James Pearce Mason</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-153" type="surname" value="MASON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-153" type="given" value="JAMES PEARCE"/>JAMES PEARCE MASON</persName> </hi>. On the morning of the 4th of July, 1844, about eight o'clock, Parkinson missed his watch and guard—I directly went to look for the keys of my box, and found they were removed from where I had placed them—I found them in my box—my guard-chain and 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. were gone from my box—the prisoner had been in the same employment as myself, and was discharged a fortnight before—he knew where the property was—he was af
<lb/>terwards apprehended, and the chain and watch and guard were found on him—the</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="184607060014"/>
<p>constable is not present—I saw the chain myself lying down at the bottom of the staircase where the prisoner was brought down—a witness called me to look at it—this is my chain—the prisoner was taken in Gray's-inn-lane—he had come and slept at our place after he was discharged.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-154" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-154" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-154" type="surname" value="PARKINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-154" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT PARKINSON</persName> </hi>. About the 4th of July I had a watch and guard
<lb/>chain in my box, in my room at Chester-mews, Pimlico—the prisoner used to sleep in the same room—I found my box broken open, and missed my guard
<lb/>chain and watch—the prisoner was gone—he was apprehended, and I got the watch afterwards, by the Magistrate's order, as the prisoner had not been stopped—the constable who found it is not here—Brown was present when it was found.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-155" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-155" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-155" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-155" type="given" value="THOMAS JAMES"/>THOMAS JAMES BROWN</persName> </hi>. I went to George-court, Gray's-inn-lane, with the constable, and found the prisoner—we found the watch and chain outside the prisoner's street-door—the window looked into the court—he must have thrown them out of the window—they were under his window—he might have heard us coming up stairs—he was taken in that house—he was on the window-ledge, trying to escape—he made his escape from the police at Queen
<lb/>square, after the examination.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
<p>
<rs id="t18460706-1417-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1417-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1417-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 26.—Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.</rs>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1417-punishment-14" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1417-punishment-14" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1417-punishment-14" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1417-18460706 t18460706-1417-punishment-14"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1418" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18460706"/>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1418-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1418-18460706 t18460706-1418-offence-1 t18460706-1418-verdict-1"/>
<p>1418.
<persName id="def1-1418-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1418-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1418-18460706" type="age" value="46"/>
<interp inst="def1-1418-18460706" type="surname" value="FRANCIS"/>
<interp inst="def1-1418-18460706" type="given" value="PETER"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PETER FRANCIS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1418-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1418-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1418-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="assaultWithIntent"/> for feloniously assaulting
<persName id="t18460706-name-157" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-157" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-157" type="age" value="8"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-157" type="surname" value="SNOW"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-157" type="given" value="SARAH"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1418-offence-1 t18460706-name-157"/>Sarah Snow</persName>, a girl of the age of eight years, with intent, &c.</rs> </p>
<p>
<rs id="t18460706-1418-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1418-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1418-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="lesserOffence"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of a common Assault.</hi> </rs> Aged 46.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1418-punishment-15" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1418-punishment-15" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1418-punishment-15" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1418-18460706 t18460706-1418-punishment-15"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1419-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1419-18460706 t18460706-1419-offence-1 t18460706-1419-verdict-1"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1419-charge-2" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-1419-18460706 t18460706-1419-offence-2 t18460706-1419-verdict-2"/>
<p>1419.
<persName id="def1-1419-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1419-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1419-18460706" type="age" value="14"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1419-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM GILLMORE</hi> </persName> was indicted for
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<interp inst="t18460706-1419-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/> stealing 1 pair of boots, value 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-159" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-159" type="surname" value="SEARLES"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1419-offence-1 t18460706-name-159"/>Thomas Searles</persName>, his master; and </rs>
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<interp inst="def2-1419-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-1419-18460706" type="age" value="19"/>
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<interp inst="def2-1419-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM M'CAULL</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18460706-1419-offence-2" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-offence-2" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/> for feloniously receiving the same, well knowing the same to have been stolen; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GILLMORE</hi> pleaded
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1419-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 14.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1419-punishment-16" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1419-18460706 t18460706-1419-punishment-16"/>Confined Three Monthly</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-161" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-161" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-161" type="surname" value="SEARLES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-161" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SEARLES</persName> </hi>. I am a shoemaker, and live at No. 179, Whitechapel-road. Gillmore was in my service—he told me that he had stolen these boots and whom he had given them to—he said he had been robbing me nearly every day for three weeks—I do not know M'Caull—I never saw him till he was in custody—he might have been at my house without my seeing
<hi rend="italic">him as</hi> a customer—he was apprehended—I asked him where he got the boots—
<hi rend="italic">he</hi> said he got them out of his sister's drawer—I asked him who his sister was—he said her name was M'Caull—she works for me as a binder—I asked him if she stole the boots, or whether he stole them—he burst out crying) and said if I would be merciful to him he would tell me the truth—I said I would make him no promise—he then said he had had them from a boy named
<hi rend="italic">Jack</hi>, and he was to pledge them for him and to receive 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and that my boy at my shop stole them, and gave them to
<hi rend="italic">Jack.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-162" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-162" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-162" type="surname" value="DRAPER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-162" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK DRAPER</persName> </hi>. I am a constable. I took M'Caull into custody—he told me he got the boots from his mother, who gave them to him to pledge—I went to his mother—she knew nothing about it—I afterwards heard him tell Mr. Searles if he would be merciful to him he would confess—he said he got the boots from Gillmore, the boy who worked for him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">M'Caull's Defence.</hi> I never said I got them from Gillmore; I said I got them from
<hi rend="italic">Jack</hi>, but I only had two pairs.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-163" type="surname" value="SEARLES"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-163" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SEARLES</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> He told me Gillmore had stolen them—that he had had only one pair before, and kuew nothing about the others.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-164" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-164" type="surname" value="RANDALL"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-164" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES RANDALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I produce a certificate of the prisoner M'Caull's former conviction'—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted 24th Now</hi>, 1845,
<hi rend="italic">and confined six months</hi>)—the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1419-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1419-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1419-punishment-17" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-1419-18460706 t18460706-1419-punishment-17"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1420.
<persName id="def1-1420-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1420-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1420-18460706" type="age" value="18"/>
<interp inst="def1-1420-18460706" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="def1-1420-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM JONES</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1420-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1420-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1420-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/> for stealing 1 handkerchief, value 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-166" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-166" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-166" type="surname" value="MOON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-166" type="given" value="RICKMAN MONNERY"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1420-offence-1 t18460706-name-166"/>Rickman Monnery Moon</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1420-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1420-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1420-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1420-punishment-18" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1420-punishment-18" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1420-18460706 t18460706-1420-punishment-18"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1421" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18460706"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1421" type="date" value="18460706"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1421-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1421-18460706 t18460706-1421-offence-1 t18460706-1421-verdict-1"/>
<p>1421.
<persName id="def1-1421-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1421-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1421-18460706" type="age" value="26"/>
<interp inst="def1-1421-18460706" type="surname" value="HOOK"/>
<interp inst="def1-1421-18460706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM HOOK</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1421-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1421-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1421-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzlement.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-168" type="surname" value="SHERGOLD"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-168" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SHERGOLD</persName> </hi>. I am a baker, and live at No. 176, High-street, Hox
<lb/>ton. The prisoner lived with me in 1842—it was his business to received money for me, and to pay it to me the same day—if he received 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 0
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Thompson, and 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. from Wadley, on the 4th of July, he did not pay me—he absconded—I did not see him again till he was apprehended.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MILLARD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The prisoner was your journey
<lb/>man?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the foreman also received money—he and the prisoner had different rounds—a party has collected since, and stated that the prisoner wished to pay the money, if I liked to take so much a week—I did not say I would give him four months to pay it—I would not take it in that way—I said, if he brought the whole money, I would take it—I said I would not compromise it; I was determined to make an example, for within four years I have had twenty men, and sixteen of them have robbed me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-169" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-169" type="surname" value="TOMPKINS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-169" type="given" value="CHARLOTTE"/>CHARLOTTE TOMPKINS</persName> </hi>. On the 4th of July, 1842, I paid the prisoner 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 0
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for his master—I have got the prisoner's receipt, in his own handwriting, in the book in which it was entered—I did not pay anybody but him on that day—I sometimes paid Mr. Shergold, and sometimes his son—I never paid the foreman—I am quite certain I paid this to the prisonet—J never saw him again till he was apprehended.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-170" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-170" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-170" type="surname" value="WADLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-170" type="given" value="AWN"/>AWN WADLEY</persName> </hi>. On the 4th of July, 1842, I paid the prisoner 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you take a receipt from him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; here it is.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1421-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1421-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1421-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1421-punishment-19" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1421-punishment-19" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1421-18460706 t18460706-1421-punishment-19"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1422" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18460706"/>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18460706-1422-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1422-18460706 t18460706-1422-offence-1 t18460706-1422-verdict-1"/>
<p>1422.
<persName id="def1-1422-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1422-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1422-18460706" type="surname" value="HARRIS"/>
<interp inst="def1-1422-18460706" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS HARRIS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1422-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1422-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1422-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzlement.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-172" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-172" type="surname" value="CROUCH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-172" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CROUCH</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 35, John-street, Buckingham-gate. The prisoner was my errand-boy, and should pay me any money he received, the same day—on the 25th of June he did not pay me 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. received from Mrs. Walker—next morning I asked him whether he received the money—he said he had—he showed me 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and said he had tost the rest—I sent for a policeman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-173" type="surname" value="STEMP"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-173" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN STEMP</persName> </hi>. I am in service of Mrs. Walker, of Kingsland-road. On the 25th of June I paid the prisoner a sovereign—iie had to give me 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, but he bad not enough—he gave me 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-174" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-174" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-174" type="surname" value="CROUCH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-174" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CROUCH</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> When he left my place I gave him 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., which was my money, to give change for a sovereign, if it was wahted the account with Mrs. Walker was 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he did not tell me a sovereign was paid him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I ogt the sovereign changed, and lost the money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1422-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1422-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1422-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>1423.
<persName id="def1-1423-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1423-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1423-18460706" type="age" value="21"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">FERDINAND WEIGENER</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1423-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> for stealing 125 vic
<lb/>torines, value 40
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 7 pairs of fur cuffs, 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 98 squirrel skins, 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 4 boas, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 2 geese skins, 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 muff, 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 174 rabbit skins, 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 750 squirrel tails, 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; and 8 ermine tails, 135.; the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-176" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-176" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-176" type="surname" value="GEYER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-176" type="given" value="ADAM JOSEPH IGNATIUS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1423-offence-1 t18460706-name-176"/>Adam Joseph Ignatius Geyer</persName>, his master, in the dwelling-house of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-177" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-177" type="surname" value="GARDENER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-177" type="given" value="HENRY"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1423-offence-1 t18460706-name-177"/>Henry Gardener</persName>:</rs> and
<persName id="def2-1423-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-1423-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-1423-18460706" type="age" value="43"/>
<interp inst="def2-1423-18460706" type="surname" value="COHEN"/>
<interp inst="def2-1423-18460706" type="given" value="LEMON"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LEMON COHEN</hi> </persName>, for
<rs id="t18460706-1423-offence-2" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-offence-2" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/>feloniously inciting him to commit the said felony.</rs> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-179" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-179" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-179" type="surname" value="GEYER"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-179" type="given" value="ADAM JOSEPH IGNATIUS"/>ADAM JOSEPH IGNATIUS GEYER</persName> </hi>. I am a worker and manufacturer of furs, and live at No. 37, Liquorpond-street; Mr. Gardner is my landlord; I am employed by Mr. Poland and Mr. Finigan, of Noble-street A man named Mayor was in my employ five or six months ago—he left me suddenly—I sent him away—the prisoner Weigener was in my service—on the 22nd of June I sent Weigener to Mr. Finigan for fifty boa tails, which he brought—that increased my stock of Mr. Finigan's goods—I had property on my premises belonging to Mr. Poland also at the same time, and some of my own—I had an uncle living at Preste,
<hi rend="italic">in</hi> Hungary—on the 22nd of June, about ten minutes or a quarter past two o'clock, I received a letter—Nixon and the prisoner Weigner were at my premises at the time—on receiving the let
<lb/>ter I and my wife set off to Denmark-hill, leaving Weigner and Nixon on the premises—I asked Nixon to remain there till I came back—that letter re
<lb/>quested me to go to No. 21, Carforland-street, Denmark-hill, for a parcel, precisely at three o'clock, over London-bridge—it purports to come from William Ryder—I went, and hunted for William Ryder there, but could not find any such place or parcel—I returned in about four hours; and when I
<hi rend="italic">got</hi> borne, about six o'clock, I found nobody there—the place was empty—then was nothing but my furniture left—the doors were locked—cll the furs were gone, and Weigener was gone—soon after the apprehension of Weigener saw a black bag, containing furs, at the station—a part of them belonged to Mr. Finigan, a portion to Mr. Poland, and a portion to myself—they were all in my care and custody, and were worth between 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and were safe on the premises when I went away—the officer produced the key of my door to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you been at home all the morning?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—Weigener was out from half-past nine o'clock until ten minutes past twelve—he went to fetch some furs—it was only necessary for him to be absent half an hour.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-180" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN NIXON</persName> </hi>. I am single, and am a fur-worker—I live at No. 42, Field-lane, Holborn—I am employed by Mr. Geyer to work out of doors—I was at his house On Monday, the 26th of June—Mr. Geyer went out and asked me to stay until he returned—I said I would—he went out with his wife about two o'clock, leaving me and Weigener at the place alone—when they were gone Weigener looked out of the windows and muttered something about Mr. Geyer which I did not understand, he then told me to go and call on one of the hands that were working for him, for some work—I went away imme
<lb/>diately, leaving him there alone.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-181" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-181" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-181" type="surname" value="TON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-181" type="given" value="JAMES HOUGH"/>JAMES HOUGH TON</persName> </hi>. I am a furrier, and live at Mare-street, Hackney—I have had dealings with the prisoner, Cohen, on various occasions—he lived at No. 25, Widegate-street, Bishopsgate—on Thursday, the 18th of June, he I called on me, and asked if I would buy some fitch and other skins—I said I would if they suited me—on Sunday, the "21st of June, I was out part of the day—I returned between one and two o'clock, and found him there—he apo-logized for taking the liberty of coming on Sunday, and then told me he had I an opportunity of buying the lot of goods he had mentioned—I asked what I they consisted of, and I took them down in writing—they were (
<hi rend="italic">reading</hi>) 63 fitch I Victorines, of four skins each, 54 light brown rabbit Victorines, of two skim? each, ten dozen wild rabbits, 100 squirrels, and about 400 tails—he said they I were to be bought for 18
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—we valued them together at between 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
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<p>—he said, reckoning the value at 34
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 35
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. it would leave a profit of 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., or 17
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and he should expect nearly half the amount for introducing me to the transaction—he said, "Of course as you will purchase them and lay out the money, you will have more than I shall; you will have 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. more; that will leave 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I asked who had got them to sell—he said a young man who had been in the employment of Mr. Meyer, who had absconded with 1000 squirrels—that these goods were intrusted to a young man by Mr. Finigan—I asked him in what manner they were to be purchased—he said be would take the young man to a public-house with the goods—he would then come to Hack
<lb/>ney and fetch me—he asked me what time would suit me—I said about two o'clock the following day—on the Monday morning I went and gave infor
<lb/>mation to Mr. Finigan.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You knew Finigan perfectly well?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not personally, I knew him by reputation—he is a large furrier, and well known to every body in the trade—I had no doubt who was intended by Finigan—I knew Finigan to be a respectable dealer, carrying on business in a respectable way—I have had dealings with the prisoner for the last twelve months—I found him acting as agent for the purchase of goods, employed by others, and in other cases of pieces I consider the goods belong to him—he did not say when he alluded to the 1000 squirrel-skins that if it was a simj
<lb/>lar case he should have nothing to do with it—he said nothing of the kind—when he went away on the Sunday he said, "Don't too much depend on my coming, as the man may go to some one else."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-182" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-182" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-182" type="surname" value="FINIGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-182" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FINIGAN</persName> </hi>. I am engaged very largely in the fur trade—I live at Nos. 20 and 21, Noble-street, Cheapaide—the witness, Geyer, was in my ser
<lb/>vice as a workman, what we term a chamber-master, working at his own place—it was his business to work up furs at his own house—on Monday morning, the 26th of June, Weigener came to me from his master—in consequence of the message he brought, I saw 54 fitch tails delivered to him—inconsequence of information I received from Houghton I went with an officer, at about twenty minutes or a quarter to twelve o'clock, to Liquorpond-street, just opposite Geyer's house—I watched, and between half-past two and three o'clock I saw Geyer and his wife leave the house, and then I saw Nixon leave—I crossed over and questioned her, and returned to a public-house opposite where I was—I had hardly got into the public-house, before I saw Weigener come down stairs and come out of the house with a large bag—I had seen him look out of the window immediately after Geyer and his wife left—he came out almost immediately after the girl—he looked right and left, and then went to the public-house, at the corner of Liquorpond-street, again looked about him, crossed over to King's-road, and got into the first
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> on the stand with his bag—the of
<lb/>ficer and I got into another
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> and followed him to Duke-street, Smitbfield—the officer was outside the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>—at Duke-street Weigeuer got out of the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> and went into Bartholomew close—he returned in a short time with a leather trunk or portmanteau, placed it in the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>, got in himself, and we followed him in the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> to Bishopsgate-street—when we got beyond Houndsditch by the White Hart the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> stopped, but it appeared not to be the right place—they went on again further, and stopped exactly opposite Widegate-street—the officer had got down to follow the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>, and spoke to the prisoner and took him by the collar—there was a scuffle—I went forward and collared the pri
<lb/>soner—he was put back into the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>, and driven to the station—I opened the bag, and saw my goods at the top—there are not 63 fitch Victorines—Geyer had from me the materials for 63 of four skins each, one of which he had to make up, and two I have received from a young woman since—the rest ace here—there are also 55 rabbit Victorines, of two skins each—ten dozen wild</p>
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<p>rabbits, about 100 squirrels, and more than 400 tails—here are 239 fitch-skins belonging to me, worth about 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—on the Saturday before Whit-Sunday this year I had delivered 1000 squirrel-skins to one Meyer, from my premises—I saw them delivered—I never got them back—Meyer absconded—I went with the officer to take Cohen into custody—he lived in Widegate-street, 130 paces from where the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> stopped.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-183" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-183" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-183" type="surname" value="BRADLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-183" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BRADLEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable. No.</hi> 269.) On Monday, the 26th of June, I accompanied Mr. Finigan to Geyer's house—I saw Geyer and his wife come out, and saw Nixon come out—Weigener looked out of the window—he then came out with a black bag—I have heard Mr. Finigan's evidence as to the journey in the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>—I arrested the prisoner in Widegate-street, and secured the bag containing the goods produced—I find they cor
<lb/>respond with the paper produced—I saw them counted over—I afterwards took Cohen into custody in Liquorpond-street, in the parish of St. Andrew, Holborn.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-184" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-184" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-184" type="surname" value="ELLIOTT"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-184" type="given" value="THOMAS WILLIAM"/>THOMAS WILLIAM ELLIOTT</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 15, Bartholomew-close, and let lodgings. The prisoner Weigener lodged with me—he and another lodger, named Meyer, both came together—on Sunday night, the 21st of June, Weigener did not sleep at his lodgings—he came to me on Monday morning the 22nd, between ten and eleven o'clock, and said he wanted to write a letter to a person in Sheffield, a friend of his brother's—he wrote the letter, and I gave him wax and a seal—it was a letter similar to the one produced by the prosecutor—I sent this half-sheet of paper to Mr. Finigan on the 24th of June—it is the half-sheet from which Weigener tore the half-sheet on which he wrote the note, I believe—on Sunday, the 21st, in the morning, the prisoner Weigner removed everything that was valuable from my house, except an old pair of trowsers. (
<hi rend="italic">The half-sheet of paper being compared with the letter, matched with it.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-185" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-185" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-185" type="surname" value="ALDIS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-185" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE ALDIS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of William Aldis, a fur-worker, and live at No. 3, Mitre-place, Broad-wall, New-cut I knew Meyer, who has ran away—I know Weigener and Cohen—Meyer and Weigener lived together at No. 15, Bartholomew-close—I have seen them there together, and have seen Cohen with them there—I saw him there with them on the Friday and Saturday before Whit-Sunday—on the Friday afternoon before Whit-Sunday I saw Meyer and Cohen talking together—Cohen came after two o'clock, and staid till about a quarter to twelve o'clock at night—I went there on the Saturday for, wages, and found Weigener there—while talking to him on the stairs Cohen came. Up—Weigener and Cohen went up stairs together—I was absent a short time, and on my return I found them still together—I saw them together on the Wednesday evening before the Monday that Weigener was taken into custody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-186" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-186" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-186" type="surname" value="HOUGHTON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-186" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HOUGHTON</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> Weigener said the goods were intrusted by Mr. Finigan to the young man who had lived with Meyer, and described him as a German—he did not know his name.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Weigener</hi>'s
<hi rend="italic">Defence.</hi> Mr. Geyer left me in charge of the room and all the things in it; I told him I expected a friend from Sheffield, to bring me some money from my father; while he was absent the young man came to me; he said he had to go into the City, and I was to meet him at the third coffee-house beyond Bishopsgate church; as soon as I left the
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> to
<hi rend="italic">go</hi> to the house I was taken in charge (my box was taken from Bartholomew-close;) I took the goods in the
<hi rend="italic">cab%</hi> that they should not be stolen during my absence.</p>
<p>(Weigener received a good character.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WEIGENER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1423-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">COHEN</hi> *—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1423-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 43.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18460706-1423-punishment-20" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1423-punishment-20" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1423-18460706 t18460706-1423-punishment-20"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-1423-18460706 t18460706-1423-punishment-20"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Third Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1424.
<persName id="def1-1424-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1424-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1424-18460706" type="age" value="18"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1424-18460706" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS FITZGERALD</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18460706-1424-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1424-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> for stealing, at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1424-offence-1 t18460706-geo-1"/>St. Mary-lebone</placeName>, I bag, value 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 3 sovereigns, 8 half-crowns, 20 shillings, 12 six-pences, and 6 groats, the property of
<persName id="t18460706-name-188" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-188" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-188" type="surname" value="O'BRIAN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-188" type="given" value="BARTHOLOMEW"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1424-offence-1 t18460706-name-188"/>Bartholomew O'Brian</persName>, in his dwelling-house.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-189" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-189" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-189" type="surname" value="O'BRIAN"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-189" type="given" value="BARTHOLOMEW"/>BARTHOLOMEW O'BRIAN</persName> </hi>. I keep a beer-shop at No. 7, Pollard-street, St. Marylebone. On the 14th of June I put three sovereigns, two half-sove
<lb/>reigns, and 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in money into a box in the top drawer in my front room—I counted it at nine o'clock that night—the prisoner worked for me about two years ago—I left the room from nine to twelve o'clock, when I went to bed, and about seven o'clock next morning I found the drawer broken open, and missed the money—I knew one sovereign which I had re
<lb/>ceived between ten and eleven o'clock on Sunday morning, by a mark on the edge of it, and it looked bad and black—the half-sovereign had a mark upon it on the woman side—the sovereign and half-sovereign produced are parts of what I lost.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you mark the money at the station?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes-the inspector told me to put a line of ink upon it—I put a bit of ink upon the margin, but the notch was upon it before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-190" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-190" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-190" type="surname" value="ROGERS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-190" type="given" value="HARRIET"/>HARRIET ROGERS</persName> </hi>. I live with my brother William. On Wednesday morning, the 15th of June, at six o'clock, the prisoner and two more came to my house—the prisoner produced three sovereigns and some loose silver—I believe there were some half-crowns among it—he wished me to take charge of it—I refused—he said his brother had sent it to him from St. Helena—Sergeant Bennet came in—the prisoner was asleep on the floor—a bay named Newman, one of his companions, took the money out of his pocket while he was asleep—I afterwards took charge of it—I told the policeman of it when he came.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-191" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-191" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-191" type="surname" value="BENNET"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-191" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BENNET</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I took the prisoner in charge about twenty minutes to seven o'clock—he was quite drunk, lying down on the ground in front of the bar—Miss Rogers produced the money to me—there were three sovereigns, two half-sovereigns, and some half-crowns.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-192" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-192" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-192" type="surname" value="PARISH"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-192" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PARISH</persName> </hi>. I am a carpenter. On Saturday, the 13th of June, I received a sovereign from my master, Mr. Bennett, and paid it to O'Brien—I noticed at the time I received it that it was a very dark color, and had a notch like a file-mark on the edge—I said I thought it was bad—I described it before I saw it again by the file-mark on the edge—I am sure this is it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-193" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-193" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-193" type="surname" value="BENNET"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-193" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BENNET</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> John Parish described the sovereign be-fore he saw it, as having a notch in it—the prosecutor's house is in the parish of St. Marylebone.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was at Miss Rogers's three weeks, and while I was there I often gave her money to take care of; I was saving this money to go to my brother at St. Helena, and that is what I said, not that he had sent it to me; when I was in the prosecutor's employ I threatened to inform against him, as he had stolen a shovel from the gas company he worked with two years ago; I told his wife I would inform against him; she said he would give me a
<hi rend="italic">lift</hi> somehow or other.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-194" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-194" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-194" type="surname" value="ROGERS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-194" type="given" value="HARRIET"/>HARRIET ROGERS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> He has given me, money on Saturday to keep till Monday, but never more than 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
<p>(The prisoner has been several times in custody.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1424-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1424-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1424-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. ** Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1424-punishment-21" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1424-18460706 t18460706-1424-punishment-21"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1425.
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<interp inst="def1-1425-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1425-18460706" type="age" value="16"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ALFRED MOODY</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1425-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1425-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1425-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/> for burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-196" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-196" type="surname" value="CROOKS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-196" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1425-offence-1 t18460706-name-196"/>George Crooks</persName>, at
<placeName id="t18460706-geo-2">
<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1425-offence-1 t18460706-geo-2"/>
<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-name-196 t18460706-geo-2"/>St. George Bloomsbury</placeName>, about the hour of one in the night of the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1425-offence-1 t18460706-cd-2"/>2nd of July</rs>, and stealing therein 3 brooches, value 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 purse, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 thimble, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 knife, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 hand
<lb/>kerchief, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 pair of gloves, 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 shilling, 1 groat, and 1 penny, his property.</rs> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-197" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-197" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-197" type="surname" value="CROOKS"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-197" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA CROOKS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George Crooks, of Kenton-street. On Thursday night, the 2nd of July, I went to bed about eleven o'clock-the drawing-room window was about one inch open—I did not shut it on account of the heat of the weather, the door was closely shut—between two and three o'clock, I was awoke by a noise in my room, by a person about to lift up the lid of my box under my dressing-table—my husband was sleeping with
<hi rend="italic">me</hi>—a rush-light was burning in the room—I saw the person in the act of stooping or looking down—he took three brooches off my pin-cushion—I could not arouse my husband very quickly, and during that time the person escaped, as I suppose, by the drawing-room window, for it was found wide open—he dropped one of the brooches at the bed-side as he left the room—the drugget in the drawing-room had a great deal of filth on it—the articles stated in the indictment were missing—these two brooches produced are my husband's property.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-198" type="witnessName">
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<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-199" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH DONALDSON</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker. I produce two brooches, pawned at my employer's by a female, between eleven and twelve o'clock on Friday—I gave her a ticket.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) On the 2nd of July, about eleven o'clock I observed the prisoner with two other lads about his own age, and a little boy, going along the side of the street that Mr. Crook's house is on—in about half-an-hour after I saw them return, on the opposite side and go down to-wards Judd-street—about one o'clock I observed them again, and directly after I saw the other two and the boy, but the prisoner was not with them then.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Was I not sitting on the step of the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> There nobody sitting on the step of the door the whole evening, when I went up the street.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I produce two knives, a shilling, a purse, silver thimble, two duplicates, a comb, and a knife, which I found on the prisoner—one duplicate corresponds with the pawnbroker's duplicate for the brooch—I found them on the 4th of July, about half-past one o'clock, not on the night of the robbery—the robbery was on the 2nd.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> My bed-room door was closed—my husband went to bed last.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-203" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE CROOKS</persName> </hi>. I am the husband of the last witness—I went to bed about half-past twelve o'clock—I am sure I shut the bed-room door.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I saw a man drop the things in the street and walk away.</p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1425-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 16.—
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<p>1426.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN TAYLOR</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1426-offence-1 t18460706-name-205"/>Joseph Box</persName>, at
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<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-name-205 t18460706-geo-3"/>St. Andrew, Holborn</placeName>, about two in the night of the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1426-offence-1 t18460706-cd-3"/>18th of June</rs>, with intent to steal, and stealing therein 2 snuff-boxes, value 3
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 2 rings, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 tooth-pick, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 2 buckles, 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; 1 knife, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 1 eye-glass, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 2 pairs of spectacles, 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 3 watch-keys, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and 2 brooches, 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; his property.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-206" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN BOX. I</persName> </hi> am the wife of Joseph Box, of No. 14, King's-road, Gray's Inn.</p>
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<p>On Friday morning, the 19th of June, I went to bed about five minutes to one o'clock—I left all the doors and windows perfectly secure—I was called up by the servant about six, and missed the articles stated in the indictment—the articles produced are my husband's property, and wdre perfectly safe the night before, in the scrutoire drawer, in the parlour—I found the serutoire broken open—the sideboard had a gimblet-hole made in the lock, but it was not open—the street door was found wide opttt—it had been left on the latch at night.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-207" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA SEDGE</persName> </hi>. I am single, and in the service of Mr. Box. I saw the bouse all safe before I went to bed—I came down stairs a little before six in the morning, and found the street door open—I went into the parlour, and found the drawer open—the window shutters were fastened as before—the kitchen window was open, and the bar down—it was quite safe the night before.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-208" type="given" value="BFWJAMIK"/>BFWJAMIK ROBERTS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) On Friday, the 26th of June, about two in the morning, I met the prisoner in Norton Falgate—I stopped him, and asked where he was going—he said to get some coffee—I said he looked rather bulky—I searched him, and in his breeches' pockets found three knives, one of which has been identified, and in his coat-pocket a table-cloth—I asked him how he came by them—he hesitated, he at last said they were his own—I took him to the station, and found nine duplicates on him, three relating to the property, for two pairs of spectacles and an eye-glass—I found the remains of a pearl snuff-box which had been lost, in his pocket—I found a gimlet ia his coat-pocket.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-209" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-209" type="given" value="JAMES HENRY"/>JAMES HENRY SILVEY</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker. I produce a pair of silver spectacles, which correspond with the duplicate produced, and which I gave the person who pawned them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-210" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-210" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-210" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PECK</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker. I produce an eye-glass—I cannot say who pawned ifc—I gave the person one of the duplicates produced.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The property was only in my possession a few hours before the inspector found me with it; I bought it, duplicates and all.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1426-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 38.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1426-punishment-23" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1426-18460706 t18460706-1426-punishment-23"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>(The prisoner was also charged with a previous conviction, but the officer was not in attendance to prove it.)</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July the</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1846.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury, before Edward Bullock, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<p>1427.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1427-offence-1 t18460706-name-212"/>George Griffin</persName>, from his person; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1427-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 13.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1427-18460706 t18460706-1427-punishment-24"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1428.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1428-18460706 t18460706-1428-punishment-25"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1429.
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-221" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY BAGGS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Francis Baggs; we keep a lodging-houx in Orchard-street, Westminster. On Saturday, the 13th of June, the prisoner came to lodge there—he staid till Monday, the 15th, when I went out, leav-ing him in my parlour—I went into the yeard for ten or eleven minutes—when I returned he was gone, and I missed a small mahogany work-box—I had a tortoiseshell box in it, with a pair of ear-rings, two necklaces, a brooch, and several other things, and some duplicates—I went to get an affidavit at the pawnbroker's on the Tuesday, and saw the prisoner near the station—I gave him in charge—I said to him, "What an unfortunate man you are to take my box"—he said he took it because he thought there was money in it, and if I would forgive him he would give me the box again—he said he had broken the box and hid it—he offered me and the policeman to go with us where he had hid it—we went, and he could not find it—this is my brooch—I saw the policeman find it in the prisoner's pocket—my box had been locked.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-222" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-222" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BODDINGTON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable B</hi> 184.) I took charge of the pri-soner—the prosecutrix asked him how he came to take her the box again; that he had broken it open and hid it under the arch near Vauxhall-bridge, and if we would go with him he would find it—we went with him after I had the inspector's order—we did not find the box—he led us about for an hour and a half and more—first he said it was here and then there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-223" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-223" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-223" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BANHAM</persName> </hi>. I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former convic
<lb/>tion at Clerken well—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 18
<hi rend="italic">th Nov.</hi>, 1845,
<hi rend="italic">confined six months</hi>)—the prisoner is the person.</p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-1430-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 24.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1430-18460706 t18460706-1430-punishment-27"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1431.
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<interp inst="def1-1431-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1431-18460706" type="surname" value="MARKS"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS MARK MARKS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18460706-1431-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing 22 yards of drill, value 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-225" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-225" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-225" type="surname" value="EDMONDSON"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1431-offence-1 t18460706-name-225"/>Gilbert Edmondson</persName> and others.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-226" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-226" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-226" type="surname" value="EDMONDSON"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-226" type="given" value="GILBERT"/>GILBERT EDMONDSON</persName> </hi>. I am a linen-draper, and live on Ludgate-hill: I have two partners. On the 24th of June I missed a piece of union drill from near the door in the shop—there is twenty-two years of it—this is it—I saw it safe at half-past seven o'clock in the evening, on the 24th of June—I can swear to it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-227" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-227" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-227" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES DUNN</persName> </hi>. I am porter of Queen's College Hospital, and live there. About eight o'clock in the evening, on the 24th of June, I met the prisoner in Clement's-inn with this roll of drill in a handkerchief—I knew him, and asked what he had got—he saide, "You can see what it is"—I said, "Where did you get it?"—he said, "A man named Bradley gave it me to take to Queen-street, Seven Dials"—I took him to the station, and gave him into custody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>. I believe Bradley was found, was he not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and he was before the Magistrate—I am not aware that he is here.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-228" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-228" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BAKER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable F</hi> 32.) I took the prisoner—he said the drill was given to him by Bradley, to carry to Bradley's house.</p>
<p>
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<p>1432.
<persName id="def1-1432-18460706" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-1432-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1432-18460706" type="age" value="23"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">AUGUSTUS DE LA MERE</hi>,
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<rs id="t18460706-alias-1" type="alias">
<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1432-18460706 t18460706-alias-1"/> William How</rs> </hi> </persName>, was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1432-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1432-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1432-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> for stealing in the dwelling-house of
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-230" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-230" type="surname" value="CLARK"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1432-offence-1 t18460706-name-230"/>Edward Clark</persName>, at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1432-offence-1 t18460706-geo-4"/>
<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-name-230 t18460706-geo-4"/>Paddington</placeName>, 1 watch, value 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-231" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-231" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-231" type="surname" value="RANDALL"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-231" type="given" value="CHARLOTTE"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1432-offence-1 t18460706-name-231"/>charlotte Randall</persName>: 1 jacket, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 pair of trowsers, 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 23 spoons, 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 12 forks, 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; 1 cup, 20
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and I butter-knife, 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of the said Edward Clark; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1432-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1432-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1432-punishment-28" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1432-18460706 t18460706-1432-punishment-28"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1433.
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<interp inst="def1-1433-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-1433-18460706" type="age" value="21"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1433-18460706" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE BROOKER</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1433-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1433-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1433-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzling, on the
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1433-offence-1 t18460706-cd-4"/>6th of June</rs>, 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; on the
<rs id="t18460706-cd-5" type="crimeDate">
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1433-offence-1 t18460706-cd-5"/>10th of June</rs>, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and on the
<rs id="t18460706-cd-6" type="crimeDate">
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1433-offence-1 t18460706-cd-6"/>13th of June</rs>, 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the monies of
<persName id="t18460706-name-233" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-233" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-233" type="surname" value="PUDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-233" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1433-offence-1 t18460706-name-233"/>Robert Pudge</persName>, his master; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1433-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1433-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1433-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1433-18460706 t18460706-1433-punishment-29"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1434.
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<interp inst="def1-1434-18460706" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="def1-1434-18460706" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE SMITH</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18460706-1434-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1434-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/> for stealing 10 sketches, value 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.:</rs> also
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<interp inst="t18460706-1434-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>20 books, 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.:</rs> also
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<interp inst="t18460706-1434-offence-3" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1434-offence-3" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>2 coloured prints, 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; and 30 books, 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18460706-name-235" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-235" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-name-235" type="surname" value="STEWART"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1434-offence-3 t18460706-name-235"/>Charles John Stewart</persName>, his master; to all which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18460706-1434-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1434-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1434-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18460706-1434-punishment-30" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1434-18460706 t18460706-1434-punishment-30"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>1435.
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<interp inst="def1-1435-18460706" type="surname" value="SHARP"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS SPENCER SHARP</hi> </persName> was indicted for
<rs id="t18460706-1435-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18460706-1435-offence-1 t18460706-name-237"/>Solomon Cowan</persName>; and </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DANIEL RYAN</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18460706-1435-offence-2" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18460706-1435-offence-2" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18460706-1435-offence-2" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/>, for feloniously receiving the same, well knowing them to have been stolen.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-239" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18460706-name-239" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-239" type="given" value="SOLOMON"/>SOLOMON COWAN</persName> </hi>. I am a general dealer, and live at No. 15, Goswell-street. About eighteen months ago I had two piles of Blucher boots outside my shop—I do not know what day it was; I think it was in Dec, 1844—there were from twenty to twenty-four pairs of boots in a pile—I saw them safe between four and five o'clock in the afternoon, and missed one pile be
<lb/>tween five and six—I have never seen them since.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where did you get them from?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I bought those boots of Mr. Faulkener, in London-wall—I cannot recollect when; perhaps at different times—I do not buy anything in the shop—I attend sales—I do not deal in marine-stores.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18460706-name-240" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-240" type="given" value="MARGARET"/>MARGARET GLYNN</persName> </hi>. I am single; I was in the Refuge for the Destitute, but left last Saturday week; I know the prisoner Sharp. About six weeks before I was before the Magistrate, I had been living with him—he gave me in charge for robbing his aunt, and I was put in the Compter for three days—I was examined before Mr. Alderman Gibbs, and was let off—in Dec, 1844, I was out with Sharp in Gos well-street—I was living with him at the time—Sharp stopped at Mr. Cowan's shop—Sharp was looking in at the window, and I too—he went away and left me there—he came back, and took up some boots from Mr. Cowan's shop door—I believe there were twenty-four or twenty-five pairs—he went away with them up a turning which I believe is called French-alley—I saw him again in about three hours—he asked me to go to my sister's with him—we went there—he then went and fetched the bundle of boots—he asked James Connor, who was there, if he would buy a pair—he did not buy any—Sharp said he had dropped a pair, and a boy picked them up and went away with them—he then said he knew a person who would buy them, would I go with him—I went with him to Mr. Ryan's, in Peter-street—Sharp carried the boots—he asked Ryan 24
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for them, and Ryan gave him 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I saw that—we left the boots at Ryan's, and Sharp and I went up to my sister's again—my sister asked Sharp where be got them—he said, "Not five minutes' walk from here"—my sister said, "Did you buy them?"
<hi rend="italic"/>—he said it made no matter to her—the policeman came, and Sharp was taken into custody for taking things from a furnished lodging—the policeman said I was to go as well, and he took me too—my sister followed us, and, as we were going along, Sharp said, "Oh, Mary, if they had come five minutes sooner they would have catched me with what I had got with me"—my sister said, "What, the boots?"—he said, "Yes"—she asked him where he got them—he said, "Out of Goswell-street"—the next day I was going down Peter-street with Sharp—we saw Ryan—he said to Sharp, "I had you to
<hi rend="italic">rights;</hi> you know what I gave you for those boots; I have sold four pairs to Mr. Green at 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. is a pair"—Sharp said, "You had me for a</p>
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<p>flat, then"—when we came away, Sharp said what a b——y fool he was; he wished he was as wise then as he was now.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did you first become acquainted with Sharp?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two years ago—I never was in the House of Cot-rection—I was put into the Refuge by Mr. Alderman Gibbs till I got into an Asylum—I was put into the Refuge that I might be kept safe from Sharp's relations—they threatened my life—I first met with Sharp when I was in service in Spencer-street, Clerkenwell—he was not in employ—I believe he used to hang about the workhouse—I was in the Asylum at Norwood—I was not confined there for bad behaviour—no one found fault with my con-duct—I lived with Sharp twelve or fifteen months—he kept me—the charge was made against Sharp for robbing the furnished lodging, not against me, but Sharp said one should not go without the other—the lodging was is Blue Anchor-court, Whitecross-street—the landlord appeared, and gave evi-dence against me and Sharp for having robbed the lodging—we left the lodging without notice, and did not tell the landlord where we were going—I believe we had lived before that on Saffron-hill—I cannot recollect whether we gave those people notice—I did not take care of all those matters—I was left at home when Sharp went out—Saffron-hill was the first lodging I went to—I did not leave suddenly—I left because I had no rent to pay, and Sharp was in prison—the landlady took what few things I had—Blue Anchor-court was the second lodging I was at.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You did not live with Sharp at the time you went to steal the boots?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I had lived with him before—I could not live with him at that time—we were turned out of the furnished lodging, and he was living in one place, and I in another—I saw him take the boots—I did not say a word about it—I went and lived with him after that—when Ryan paid the 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. he said, "I will make it up right another time"—this has not been made up by me for revenge—I did not think it would come to this—I was asked if I knew anything about it—I never was in custody without Sharp, till he gave me in custody for his aunt's robbery.</p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-241" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY CARLY</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George Carly—I live in Smith's-buildings, Goswell-street. About eighteen months ago, in Dec. or Jan., Sharp came to my lodging, in Hartshorn-court—he had a parcel with him—he asked me to be so kind as to let him leave it—it was a little crockery-ware, and a few things he brought from his lodging—he left it, and came again in half an hour and took it away—I went to put a little water in the kettle, and my foot kicked against the parcel—I did not open it, but I could tell by the handling that it was shoes or boots.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you any relation to Margaret Glynn?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Her mother—she was taken into custody with Sharp that very night, on account of some furnished lodgings—she never was in custody be-fore—my first husband's name was Glynn.</p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-242" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY GLYNN</persName> </hi>. (My name is Glynn, but Fagan is the father of my child, who is four years old)—I live at No. 7, Mason's-place, City-road—I am the sis
<lb/>ter of Margaret Glynn—About Christmas, eighteen months ago, Sharp came to my house—he had nothing when he first came—he left, and went out—he came back in a few minutes with a bundle, with a cloth on it—I saw they were boots—I went out with a supper to the man I live with, and while I was gone Sharp offered to sell a pair—an elderly man and two policemen came and took Sharp and my sister—I followed them to the station; and Sharp said what a lucky job it was he was not taken before, as he would have been
<hi rend="italic">catched</hi> with what he had—I knew he meant the boots—I asked him where he got them—he said not five minutes' walk from my house.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When were you first spoken to about it since that time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> When I first got the summons—I think it was within the last three weeks—I had never spoken to anybody about the boots up to that time, nor anybody to me—the gentleman that served me with the summons told me Mr. Cowan's shop had been robbed eighteen months ago—I should have known the time if he had not told me—it was a week or a few days before Christmas—I had not thought anything about it from Christmas 1844 till now—I never heard that Mr. Cowan's shop had been robbed before—I never said it was six or seven months since that he brought the boots—when the gentleman first brought the summons he asked me how long it was ago, and I did not recollect what he meant—he said, "Do not you remember the boots and shoes?" and then I recollected it was about eighteen months ago—it was in consequeuce of what be told me I said it was eighteen months ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t18460706-name-243" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES CONNER</persName> </hi>. I work at the gas-works in Brick-lane. The last witness is my aunt. I remember being at her house nearly nineteen months ago—Sharp came there—he had some blucher boots in a bundle—Margaret Glynn was there—Sharp asked me to buy a pair of the boots—he offered me them for 3
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and then told me I should have a pair for half-a-crown—I did not buy them—I had not the money.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who first spoke to you about this lately?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Two policemen brought me a summons—they asked me if I remembered fitting a pair of bluchers on in Golden-lane—I said I did—I do not recollect the exact time, but I said I understood it was about eighteen months ago—I understood that from myself—I looked into it and considered the time—I went before the Magistrate—I have seen Margaret Glynn—she said it was a shocking case—we talked about trying on the boots, but not about the case altogether—I did not ask Sharp where he got the boots—he said his father kept a shoemaker's shop, and he was hawking them about selling them for him—there were other persons in the room, but not talking about it—Sharp did not say to me that he had made a good thing of buying them.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant N</hi> 14.) I took Sharp into custody in Smith's buildings, Bell-alley, Goswell-street—I told him I wanted him for stealing twenty-five pairs of boots from Mr. Cowan's, which he sold to Ryan—he said, "I know nothing about it"—the next morning I went to Ryan—I first asked him if he knew
<hi rend="italic">Tom</hi> Sharp—he said he did—I said, "I have come after some tools he left here, such as files, saws, and other things"—he said, "He left none here"—I then asked him what he had done with the twenty-five pairs of boots he bought of
<hi rend="italic">Tom</hi> Sharp—he said, "Me! I have bought no boots of him; I have not seen him these six months"—I took him to the station—I asked him several questions—he said, "You seem to know a great deal; I suppose that little w—has told you this."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it from what Margaret Glynn told you that you took Sharp?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—she was then in the Refuge—I took her there by the order of Mr. Alderman Gibbs—she wished to come out again—Mr. Cowan's loss was not made known to me—it was known among the police.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You went to try to get Ryan into a confession?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I was in plain clothes, with two other officers—I knew about some tools—the principal thing I went about was not about the boots—I told the Magistrate and the clerk that I went about tools—I will not swear whether it was taken down—he was bailed by the Magistrate.</p>
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