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<p>Taken in Short-hand by</p>
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<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, 4th January, 1847, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIR</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE CARROLL</hi>, Knt.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir William Henry Maule, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir William Erle, Knt., one other of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas;
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-1" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Thompson</persName>, Esq.; William Taylor Copeland, Esq.; Sir Chapman Marshall, Knt.; Sir John Pirie, Bart.; Michael Gibbs, Esq.; and John Johnson, Esq.; Aldermen of The said City: the Hon. Charles Ewan Law, Recorder of the said City; John Musgrove, Esq.; and Francis Graham Moon, Esq.; Aldermen of the Said City: John Mirehouse, Esq., Common Sergeant of the said City; and Edward Bullock, Esq., Judge of the Sheriffs' Court; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CARROLL, MAYOR</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">THIRD SESSION.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—Two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—An obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, January</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1847.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-77" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY FISHER.</persName> </hi> My husband's name is George Fisher; he lives at No. 149, Leadenhall-street, and is a hair-dresser. On Thursday, the 24th of Dec., I was sitting in a room adjoining the shop, and heard a noise at the shop-door—I went there—a gentleman came in to ask some question, he opened the door, and he shut it as he came into the shop—I noticed the prisoner come from behind the counter, stooping down—I called to my sister, who was going through the shop, not to allow her to go out of the shop—I noticed the prisoner's features—I had seen her in the shop about half an hour previously—she was begging then—she went out, and I shut the door after her—no customer came in during that half-hour—there is no difficulty in opening the door from the outside, only turning the latch—I examined the till behind the counter—it was open, and I missed a box in which gold and silver money was kept—I said the box was gone with gold in it—the prisoner immediately stooped forward, and threw the box down on the ground, with one of the half-sovereigns and a 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. piece in it—she had previously thrown down two half-sovereigns—I heard her drop them—I got a candle, and found the box where she had placed it, on the ground, with one half-sovereign and a small silver 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. piece in it—the two half sovereigns were on the ground close by the side of it—it had contained that money—the house is in the parish of St. Peter, Cornhill—the prisoner must have opened the door to get in—my husband had opened the door when he went out, and I heard him close it—she must have turned the handle, as nobody had come in—I lost nothing else.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you made enquiry about the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-337-offence-1 t18470104-geo-1"/>St. Michael, Cornhill,</placeName> and stealing I watch, value 14
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Monday, January</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1847.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury, before Edward Bullock, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-339-offence-1 t18470104-name-84"/>John Taylor</persName>, her master; to which she pleaded</rs> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-343-offence-1 t18470104-name-92"/>Joseph Woodfield Dyer</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-93" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN RAMSEY.</persName> </hi> I am foreman to Mr. Joseph Woodfield Dyer, a cheese-monger, in Middleton-street, Clerkenwell. The prisoner was employed to give out trade bills and cards—he had been employed for six days—I supplied him with trade bills and cards to distribute about the neighbourhood—I sup
<lb/>plied him with some on the 8th of Dec.—I afterwards went to the police-court, and saw two bundles of the same bills and cards as I had given to the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DONE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You gave him these bills to distri
<lb/>bute in the street?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and in the houses, to make our trade and the merits of our warehouse known to the public—I gave the prisoner some thousands of bills and cards—all he had to do was to get into the street and get rid of them as fast as e could, for our benefit—we made him some allow
<lb/>ance for doing so.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-94" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE PEEK.</persName> </hi> I am a butcher, and live in High-street, Kingsland. About a fortnight before I went before the Magistrate, the prisoner brought me a bundle of Papers—this is the first lot he brought—he sold it me at 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. per pound, that was what he asked—they were rolled up in some newspapers and dirty paper—I did not open it for two days afterwards, and I found these bills in it—when he sold the first lot he said he should bring some more in about a fortnight—the first he sold me about the 24th or 25th of Nov. as near as I can judge—he brought this second lot nearly a fortnight afterwards, just as I had done my dinner—my young man was in the shop, and I heard the pri
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You did not buy the second bundle.
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I bought the other as waste paper to send out my goods, which is a very com
<lb/>mon thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-95" type="given" value="JOHN OSBORN"/>JOHN OSBORN KNOTT</persName> </hi>(
<hi rend="italic">police-constable N</hi> 78.) On the afternoon of the 7th of Dec., I was sent for by Mr. Peek—I found the prisoner at his shop—Mr. Peek told me the prisoner had brought some papers about a fortnight before, he had put them by in his desk, and then he had bought some mere—these are the two bundle of paper.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN RAMSEY</hi>. Both these bundles contain bills which I had given to the prisoner.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-344-offence-1 t18470104-name-97"/>William Blake</persName>, form his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-98" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BLAKE.</persName> </hi> One the 18th of Dec. I was standing looking at a cab-accident in Thames-street—I saw the prisoner on my left side—I felt his hand in my pocket—I turned round and saw his hand behind me, and I saw my handkerchief in his hand—I took it form him laid hold of him and gave him to a policeman—this is my handkerchief, and the one I saw in the pri
<lb/>soner's hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was not standing aside him at all, at the time it was done.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-99" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD SLATER</persName> </hi>(
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 64.) I was standing close by, and the prisoner and this handkerchief were given to me—the prosiner was enterating the prosecutor to allow him to go away.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-345-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>was indicated for stealing 1 shovel, value 2
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-345-offence-1 t18470104-name-101"/>William Woodman</persName>; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-102" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WOODMAN.</persName> </hi> I live at Uxbridge, and am a labourer. On the 9th of Dec. I was at work for Mr. Atwell—in the evening of that day I left my shovel on the premises—I went the next morning—the door was broken open, and the shovel gone—the prisoner was not at work on that ground, but in the next garden—there was only a wall between them—the prisoner had been at work on those premises—this is my shovel—I broke it down as it is now myself.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-103" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH GURDLER.</persName> </hi> I am a labourer, and live at Uxbridge. The prisoner lodged at my house for about ten weeks—about a month ago he brought a shovel home, and told me he bought it of his master—I afterwards heard he had stolen the shovel, I gave it up to the policeman—this is it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-104" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>STEPHEN MASTERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable T</hi> 150.) I met Gurdler and talked about the shovel, in consequence of which he went and brought this shove,</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I can say I never stole the shovel; no one can say I aid.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM WOODMAN.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you ever lend the prisoner the shovel?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—he had one of his own—he was not in the habit of taking my shovel without asking me—he had no right to it at all—I wanted it myself the next day.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-105" type="given" value="RISHARD"/>RISHARD ROADNIGHT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant T</hi> 11.) I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction at this court—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted the</hi> 10
<hi rend="italic">th of June, 1844, and confined six months</hi>)—I was present—the prisoner is the Person—he has been since tried at Clerkenwell.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-346-offence-1 t18470104-name-107"/>John Matthews</persName>; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-108" type="given" value="WALTER ROBERT"/>WALTER ROBERT LEIGH</persName> </hi>(
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant T</hi> 7.) On the 22nd of Dec., at a quarter-past two in the morning, I was on duty in Bridge-road, Ham
<lb/>mersmith—I pass the back premises of Mr. Matthews, and heard a noise—I looked over the gate, and saw the prisoner with a piece of bacon partly on the wall and partly on some boxes, and his hand was on it—I asked him what he was doing there—he said he worked for Mr. Matthews, and he was going out with the cart—I jumped over the gate, and he escaped—I found this piece of bacon, another piece in the hog tub, and another piece Mr. Matthews found in the morning.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-109" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-109" type="given" value="JONH"/>JONH MATTHEWS.</persName> </hi> On the 22nd of Dec. I lost three pieces of bacon—these are them—they were not taken off the premises—they are my property—I can swear to them—before they were taken they were in pickle in a shed in my back yard—the shed was not locked—I recollect being called up by the policeman—the bacon he showed me was mine.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was not there at the time the policeman mentions; I am innocent; they took me on suspicion.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-110" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18470104-name-110" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-110" type="surname" value="LEIGH"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-110" type="given" value="WALTER ROBERT"/>WALTER ROBERT LEIGH</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I knew the prisoner well before—I have seen him three or four times a day for the last twelve months—I was not more than ten or twelve inches form his face—I put my bull's-eye in his face—I knew him well.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-111" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY MOUNT.</persName> </hi> I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former convic
<lb/>tion at this Court—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 3
<hi rend="italic">rd Feb</hi>., 1845,
<hi rend="italic">having been before con
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<interp inst="t18470104-346-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 27.—
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the Goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-347-offence-1 t18470104-name-115"/>Eli Richards</persName>, their master.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Thames police-constable.</hi>) On 3rd Dec. I was passing a marine store-shop in Fox-lane, Shadwell—I saw some iron in a scale in the shop—I went in and looked at it, in the presence of Baldwin, the shopkeeper—I made some enquiries, and went to Mr. Richards—he went with me to Mr. Baldwin's and I took away some iron—in consequence of what I heard I took the prisoner, Brown—I told him I must take him to the station for selling some iron to Mr. Baldwin, the property of his master—he said the foreman told him to take it, he did not know he was doing any harm—that he had received 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and Raddon had received 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I went to the coal-whip
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<p>and apprehended Milton—I told him he must come to the station with me for giving the men some iron to sell, his master's property—he said he did give the men some iron, he thought it was old rubbish and no good, and it was lying in the way—I took him to the station, he said if he had known it before he would have seen Brown, and had it settled—after that Raddon came to the station—I told him I must detain him, for taking some iron to Mr. Baldwin's to sell—he said he did take some there, but it was under the foreman's direction—I asked him if he received 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he said be did, but no one was to know it was for that.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-117" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BALDWIN.</persName> </hi> I live in Fox-lane, and deal in marine stores. Raddon and Brown came to me together, and brought about two hundred weight of iron one night—I bought it for 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>—they said they were clearing out the shop and getting rid of the old rubbish—I knew them—the next evening they brought about three quarters of a hundred weight more, for which I gave 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—paid them 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. altogether—I gave the officer some of the iron first by way of a sample—he has got it all now.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-118" type="given" value="ELI"/>ELI RICHARDS.</persName> </hi> I am an ironmonger, and live in New Park-street, South
<lb/>wark. I contract with the coal-whippers'-office for lining the shoots—this iron is precisely the same sort as we use for that purpose, and it is in the shape of that which I supply the Commissioners with—I cannot swear it is mine—the prisoners were all in my employ, and Milton acted as my foremen</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you been clearing out your premises?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not to my knowledge—I keep a book in which I enter all the iron I supply to the office—Milton had the charge of the gear—the shooting of the coals over the side of the vessel is so destructive to the wood, that it is covered over with this sheet iron—this iron is not quite worn out—I cannot tell whether Milton might imagine it was worthless.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-347-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 5
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1846.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury, before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<lb/>don Dock Company</persName>:—other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi>, varying the manner of laying the charge.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi> conducted the Prosecution.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-121" type="given" value="JESSE"/>JESSE ELSTON.</persName> </hi> I am a porter, and am in the habit of standing at the gates of the London Docks—I know the prisoner. On 28th Nov., about three o'clock, I saw him at the Dock-gates—I went with him as far as Maxwell's, the Phœnix public-house—I went by this direction to the Dock-Coffee-house, and fetched a half-dozen basket containing half-a-dozen wine-bottles—I did not deliver them to the prisoner, I kept them myself—I met him again at the Phœnix public-house, and he gave me a one dozen basket and this order, No. 4—he told me to go, as I did on the 26th, and sample the wine—he said if the cooper asked me any questions I was not to answer him, but was to say I came from Dingwell and Co.—I went to the proper office at the East-vault, London Docks, and got the samples of wine—as I was coming away I was spoken to by Clements, the officer—I made a communication to him—I was to meet the prisoner at the crescent vault, and if I did not meet him there I was to go on to the Dock Coffee-house—I did not go there with Clements, as he took me to the Guard-house, so that there was some delay—I had never seen the prisoner before I saw him at the Dock-gate on the 26th Nov.,</p>
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<p>he then wanted me to go with him to fetch a basket and some bottles, and then to go and sample some wine—he then gave me order, No. 3—I took in into the London Docks, obtained eighteen samples pints of wine for it, and took them to the Phœnix—the prisoner was with me; I left them in the bar by his desire, and left him there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you hang about the Docks?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I do not know a man named Dunks—I never heard the name till the prisoner mentioned it at the guard-house—he said I must know Dunks, that he had a white waistcoat on at the Phœnix—I said I should not know him—I did see am man there, I did not take particular notice if his waistcoat—I have not seen him in the Docks since the prisoner has been in custody—I have been about the Docks since—I left the prisoner and the man both together at the Phœnix, when I had deposited the wine.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When was it the prisoner said anything to you about Dunks?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The night he was apprehended—he had not said a word to me about Dunks before—the prisoner did not mention the name of Dunks, or show me any authority from whom he was acting, when he told me to tell the cooper I came from Dingwell and Co.—he did not introduce me to the man in the white waistcoat at all.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-122" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD MICHAELMORE.</persName> </hi> I am clerk at the East-vault, London Docks. There is wine there consigned to Dingwell and Co.—on the 17th of Nov. the prisoner produced a sample order (No. 1) to me, purporting to come from Messrs. Dingwell—I know it by my initials to it—the name of the vessel and captain is mentioned—it would require some knowledge of those particulars to fill up an order of this kind—I signed the order, "Sample, R. M.," in red ink across the middle, and gave it out—that would entitle the cooper to draw the order—I received the sample order on the 21st, and order No. 2 also, from the prisoner, and signed it in the usual way.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> To whom did you give the order on the 17th of Nov.?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I received it from the prisoner, but cannot say whether he took it back; probably he did—I am sure I received it from him, because I knew him previously—it took me two or three minutes to sign it—I had to refer to a book—the prisoner had to come to a window—three or four people can stand at the window—I had no conversation with the party—it was merely handed in at the window, signed after looking at the book, and handed out again—I got the order on the 21st from the prisoner, and gave it to the pri
<lb/>soner—I recollect that, it being the second order—I particularly noticed that, because I knew him—I knew him the first name—I looked at him more the second time, because he came for the same quality of wine—people often come for the same quality of wine—he was there about the same time on the 21st, about two or three minutes—I had no conversation with him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you mean you often have to deliver samples of the same wine to the same person?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—after the third order I made a communication to the Dock authorities—I have frequently seen the prisoner about the Docks, and know him to be there tasting and sampling wine.</p>
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<persName id="t18470104-name-123" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-123" type="given" value="BENJAMIN JAMES"/>BENJAMIN JAMES RANDELL.</persName> </hi> I am cooper's time-keeper in the East-vault, London Docks. On the 17th of Nov. I received the sampling order marked "1"—I received all four orders—I delivered them to Samuel Skey, the cooper</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You do not remember who you got it from?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not on the 17th of Nov.—I remember the prisoner presenting me with the other occasions—I had known the prisoner some time—I cannot say whether he presented the others.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-124" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL SKEY.</persName> </hi> I am a cooper in the East-vault of the London Dockes. On the 17th of Nov. I received an order from Randall, and on the 28th another—I only received the first and the last—the prisoner was present on the 17th—I had shown him wine several times before I knew him—I delivered the samples to the porter who was with him—on the 28th I delivered the samples to the porter alone—Middleton was the cooper on the 28th—I think his name is on the orders.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you see the prisoner at all the 28th?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-125" type="given" value="RICHARD BRINSLEY"/>RICHARD BRINSLEY PORTLE.</persName> </hi> I live in Idol-lane, Tower-street—I am a partner in the house of Joseph Dingwell and Co., wine-merchants. We have consignments of wine in the London Docks—I only know the prisoner by seeing him at the Thames police-court—these four orders are not signed by any members of our firm, or by our authority—they are all four forgeries—the wine is properly described—we have wine answering this description in the Docks.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Who is in the habit of signing your orders?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Each member of the firm, and one of the clerks—there is nobody here but me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-126" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CLEMENT.</persName> </hi> I am constable of the London Docks. On the 28th of Nov., in conseqence of a communication made to me, I stopped Elston, the porter, at the west-end of the Docks, just inside the Dock wall—he had a basket and twenty-two samples of wine—I took him to the guard-house—he only remained there a few minutes—he gave me a description—of the party who gave him the order—I did not know him by description—I sent Elston forward to the Dock Coffee-house, and went there myself, but could not find the prisoner—on the 9th of Dec. I went to a public-house on Tower-hill, and saw the prisoner—I told him I was an officer belonging to the London Docks, and said, "You have lodged some orders at the east-vault of the London Docks for samples of wine, in the name of Dingwell and Co., and they turn out to be forgeries"—he said, "i know nothing about them"—Walker, the cooper, was standing at the door of the room, and said to him, "Is this the man?" meaning the prisoner—he said, "Yes"—the prisoner then said, "Oh, I recollect now you mention the name; I had the orders from Dunks"—I said, "I know nothing about Dunks; these two men, walker and Middleton, say they drew the wines for you on the 21st and 26th of Nov., and you were present"—he said, "Oh yes, I know these two young men; they did draw the wine" I said, "There are four forged orders lodged"—he said, "I lodged no orders, the porters lodge them; I had two orders from Dunks—only two"—he said so two or three times.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I never said so.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> He said so three times over that he only had two from dunks—I said, "Who is Dunks?"—he said he was in the wine trade, and he had known him about three months—I asked if he could tell me where he lived—he said he did not know, but afterwards men
<lb/>tioned several places where he thought I could find him—I had been to the places he mentioned, as Croft's, in the Strand, the Dock Coffee-house, and a coffee-house in the Minories—I searched him, and in his pocket-book found some blank tasting orders, and a paper of the particulars of wines lying in the London and in St. Katharine's Docks—they were the same sort of orders, and might be filled up in the way those are which have been produced.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are they such orders as wine agents have?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the Company furnish them—they can be obtained on application—if. the person says he is in the wine trade, they give them—the prisoner said, "Dunks is in the wine trade; I have known him three months;" and he</p>
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<p>also added, "He asked me to get the samples for him," and said he supposed they were Dunks' wine.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WALKER.</hi> I am a cooper in the London Dockes—I sampled some of the wine for the prisoner—I was present when the prisoner was taken—I heard him say Dunks was the man—I did not hear him say how many orders he had from Dunks—I did not here all the conversation.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-127" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MIDDLETON.</persName> </hi> I am one of the coopers—I drew some wine samples, which I delivered to the prisoner—I was present at his apprehension.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-128" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL SMITH.</persName> </hi> I am a provision-merchant, and have lived in the Com
<lb/>mercial-road thirty-four years. I have known a person named Dunks ten or twelve years—I have known the prisoner seven or eight years—I have fre
<lb/>quently seen Dunks and him together—I saw Dunks a week before the prisoner was taken—I have not seen him since—I have used my best en
<lb/>deavours to find him, and heard of him in two or three places within the last week—I have had transactions with the prisoner to the amount of between 200
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and always considered him honourable.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What is Dunks?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He kept the Greyhound in Smithfield, ten or eleven years ago—I do not know what he has been doing since—I have known him since by seeing him with the prisoner, who is a wine agent—I keep a store—I keep an establishment—I do not keep a shop—I keep all sorts of provisions, beef and pork—I am a shipping butcher—I always was a butcher—I got into embarrassed circumstances four or five years ago—I never was in any other business—I have been in the Docks four or five times, but had never drawn samples in my life—the prisoner never showed me any sampling orders—I do not know Dingwell and Co.—I know Dunks by sight—I do not know what waistcoat he wears—I have been to the Dock Coffee-house to make enquiries for him—I dare say they knew him there, and the prisoner also—I never used any of the prisoner's orders—I knew the prisoner was in the habit of sampling wine—if I wanted any wine from any wine-merchant, I have employed the prisoner to get it—I have only done so twice—I got the orders from ward, Brothers, and Co.—I never tasted any of those wines—I have not tasted wines which the pri
<lb/>soner has got more than five times—I will swear I have not twenty times—when I said twice, I meant twice in that house—I have not got samples from any other house—I have had them from him—I have tasted the wine, but never asked any particulars about it—I have paid him for it—I owe no man 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I paid him 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for his trouble and expenses—I did not get the wine for nothing—I never had the samples—I got nothing but the taste for the 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he has taken me down in the Dock to taste some port wine for the African market—I do send wine to Africa.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know the persons whose wine you sell?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—when I have tasted the wine, I go to the supposed holder—if he says he knows a butt or two of sherry that will suit the African market, I go to the merchants—I have paid the prisoner 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. altogether—I have paid him 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. at one time—the first time was about four months ago.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOANE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> He did not sell wine, he was a wine agent?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—when I wanted him I asked him to go, and took his opinion—I gave him 260
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to lay out for me in wine—I gave him a commission at a sale in Mincing-lane—they pay the cash down at those sales—I gave him two 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. notes, and a 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note—he bought nothing, but brought the money back to me honourably—it was a single transaction—I did not attend the sale myself.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-129" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BURBIDGE.</persName> </hi> I am a perfumer, and live in Clarendon-place, Somer's-town. I know Dunks—he is a wine agent, and lives by getting out Samples of wine from the docks—I have known him three years, and always Knew him to get his living in that way.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you a shop?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, a small private house, and perfumery, pomatum, and lip-salve in it—I make lip-salve—I occupy the lower part of the house—I have never seen the prisoner before—I believe Dunks is keeping out of the way.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did you hear that?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I saw him last Thursday—had no power to take him—I met him in Fleet-street, near Temple-bar—I said to him, "You are going to destroy this young man that was at the Old Bailey last Session"—he said, "what is that to you?"—we did not walk Arm-in-arm—I parted with him—he turned and walked five or six doors with Me—he said I could often have earned a pound if I had gone down to the Docks with him—I did not go with him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How do you know he got his living by getting samples of wine out of the docks, did you ever see him in the docks in your life?
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I have met him at a public-house with samples of wine, and he has applied to me to fill up blank forms for him—about six months ago he showed some to me, he said he would put 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. In my way if I would fill up, copy off, thirteen little orders—he said it was all square—I said I did not think it was, and if I copied them I should consider it a forgery—I
<hi rend="italic">out</hi> him—after that proposal he merely saluted me in the street just for a few minutes—he has passed me several times in the street before that and since this occurrence.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-348-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 43.—
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-132" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MAURICE.</persName> </hi> I live at 31, George-yard, Shoreditch—I deal in lace and haberdashery. On 16th Dec. I attended Romford-market—I packed up the articles I had not sold in a basket, wrapped in two green covers and a cloth—the outside wrapper was corded—I put it into Mrs. Calcraft's cart, which has framework round it—I drove the cart to London—Mrs. Calcraft and Mrs. Lowe were in the cart, and the tarpauling which covered the basket and other goods came on the seat they sat on—they sat on the tarpauling, and I sat on the other end of it—I stopped near Whitechapel church to take some things out of the cart, and then saw the basket safe—this was on the other side of the turnpike by Whitechapel church—I stopped about five minutes after in Brick-lane, Spitalfields, to take out some things—on arriving at Worship-street I missed The basket—I afterwards saw the goods at Bishopsgate-street station—the Basket contained the articles named in the indictment—they are worth 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARNELL</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you other goods in the cart?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—but the basket was on the top of them—I got to Worship-street at Twenty minutes past eight—I passed Whitechapel church at a quarter past Eight—I did not leave the cart all the way, except to get refreshment at Ilford—I spell my name Maurice, not Morris.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-133" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE PETTET</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable.</hi>) I was on duty in Petticoat-lane on Wednesday night, 16th Dec., about ten o'clock, on the City side of the way, and Saw the prisoner with a bundle on his back, and thought it my duty to follow him—he saw me following him, and crossed the road immediately—I still</p>
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<p>followed him—I got within a yard of him, he then dropped the parcel and ran down a passage—I jumped over the pareel, and followed him about a hundred yards without losing sight of him—I secured him, and had a severe struggle with him, and he wounded me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long were you following him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A few minutes—I was in my police dress—I took him in Bell-lane—there were seve
<lb/>ral people there afterwards, but not at first, and there was a disturbance, but only what he made—the people cried "Shame" at his behaviour to me—they said "He will kill the policeman"—a man came up and pretended to assist me, but assisted the prisoner—I had not seen either of them before—I had not been long in the police.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-134" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY FINNIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) On the 16th of Dec. I was on duty in plain clothes in Petticoat-lane, and observed Pettet in his uniform—I saw the prisoner with a bundle on his back—Pettet pursued him, I saw the prisoner drop the bundle, and then lost sight of them both—I took charge of the bundle, which I produce—it was covered with this wrapper—the four ends of the wrapper were in his hands—there was no cord round it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-135" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MAURICE.</persName> </hi> This is the basket and wrapper which I lost, the goods in it are mine—many of them have my private mark on them—Petticoat-lane is about a quarter of a mile from Whitechapel church, where I saw the basket on the top of the cart, under the tarpauling—it must have been taken out on the road side of the cart, as I was taking things out on the other side—a per
<lb/>son on the road could put his hands up and take it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the tail-board higher than the basket?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The tail-board was on a level with the bottom of the cart, supported by chains, and had a large heavy basket on it—this basket could not have fallen or jolted out, as the one behind was higher and was not disturbed—the tarpauling must be moved to take it—the horse was restive at the time, and I went to quiet the horse in Brick-lane.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-136" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES M'MICHEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I was on duty in Bell-lane, Spitalfields, on Wednesday night, 16th Dec., and saw the prisoner and Pettet struggling in the middle of the street—I took the prisoner in custody—Pettet was bleed
<lb/>ing very much.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-137" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN CALCRAFT.</persName> </hi> I am a straw bonnet-maker, and live in Bunhill-row. On 16th Dec. I returned from Romford market in my cart with Maurice and Mrs. Lowe—I saw Maurice's bundle put in—I felt it under the tarpauling just On the other side of Whitechapel church—I sat on the tarpauling, it came Directly over the seat which I sat on—I removed from it in Brick-lane to get a bundle out—I did not get out of the cart, I shifted my place—Mrs. Lowe did not get out, but the horse was very fidgety, and I think during that time the basket must have been got out—there was a large basket against it—the tail-board was shut up even with the cart, nothing could drop out—the large basket was as much as two men could lift.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The large basket did not fall out?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.—I took The reins at the end of Worship-street—I had the reins when Maurice got out—the horse beeame restive, and kicked a good deal—the tarpauling was over the seat, but they could get anything out from the side over the wheels—the whole side was not open, but I could have taken it out myself—the tarpaul
<lb/>ing was not fastened down, but when we sat down it kept it down—we did not stop many minutes at the corner of Brick-lane—I was accustomed to drive the horse myself—it was more restive than usual that night—when Maurice took the parcel out, I moved and he put back the tarpauling, but not on the side the basket was—I cannot say how anybody could take the basket out.</p>
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<p>(Jeremiah Sheen, the prisoner's brother-in-law, a shoemaker, of Old-street-road, and Mary Ann Barnes, ironer, Weaver-street, Spitalfields, gave the prisoner a good character.)</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LAURIE</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 641.) On the 16th of Dec., about ten o'clock at night, I was on duty in Petticoat-lane, which is on the boundary between the City and the County—I was in the City, and saw the prisoner there with a bundle on his back—I followed him—he looked back, saw me following him, and crossed the road—I pursued him—he dropped the bundle as soon as I got close to him, and ran away—I ran after him, and took him in Bell-lane—a scuffle took place, and we fell, I on the top of the prisoner—while on the ground, some woman said, "Shame! the man will kill the policeman; take his part"—I saw the prisoner take a knife out of his pocket after he got up—he had done nothing before that—I saw him put his hand into his pocket, after a person came to assist me on pretence—he got the prisoner on his legs—then he let go of him and walked away—it was then I saw him put his hand into his pocket, and I felt him
<hi rend="italic">jobbing</hi> at my body immediately after that—I defended myself with my arm—I was standing at the time, and endeavoured to protect myself by my arm, and I received eight wounds on my arm—I am quite sure they were inflicted by the prisoner—they could not have been inflicted by anybody else—I cried out at the time, "He is stabbing me"—we had a struggle after he stabbed me —I threw him down again—he fell on his belly, and I on his back—I held his collar, with my legs round him, and M'Michen came up and secured him—I got no further stabbing while on the ground—we were standing up at the time—I thought if I had nor thrown him down, I should not have taken him at all, or got away from him—I went to Mr. Mear's, the surgeon's, and had my arm dressed, and since then to Mr. Child—I have not been able to go on duty since—my arm is still disabled.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARNELL.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was the beginning of the tustle?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I collared him—I did not take my staff out—I sprung my rattle—I am quite certain I did not draw my staff and strike him over the head—I did not draw it at all—the prisoner tried to draw it—he fell from my taking hold of his collar—after we had had the scuffle he fell undermost—he attempted to get away, and I threw him down and fell on him to pre
<lb/>vent his getting away—when he got up I saw him put his hand into his pocket—I do not know what he took out—I could not see—we were both stand
<lb/>ing up when he struck me—he had not a chance of striking when I knelt on him—nobody else held him—some one came up, but I would not let him take hold of him—I expect his accomplice got hold of him before he got on his legs—he did not have hold of him before he got the knife out—as soon as he got up he left him and went away—he came back again when I got him down and offered to assist me, but I would not allow him—he first said, "I will assist you, policeman"—he took hold of his collar and I took hold of his arm—he took hold of his right arm, and as soon as the prisoner got up he went away—the other man did not take hold of me at all—he did not touch me——there they were crying "Shame"—that was at the prisoner—I am sure of that—they said they would take the policeman's part—none of them offered to assist me—they crowded round, not very close—we</p>
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<p>had plenty of room—I bled a good deal—the blood ran down my arm into my hand—when the other constable came up I was lying on the prisoner, and he was lying with his belly on the ground—I do not know whether he was nearly fainting—I was—I had hold of his left collar when he was striking at me—I did not attempt to take hold of his right arm, or I should have lost him altogether—I could only hold him by one arm and defend myself with the other—I did not attempt to take anything out of his right hand, because I had no strength in this arm at all—I did not attempt to see what he had in his hand, or take it from it, because I was not going to cur my fingers—I did not search him afterwards—I have my coat here</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How were his arms; when lying down on his belly would he have his right arm at liberty; could he have cast anything from it in the state he was in?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think his accomplice came and took the knife from his—he had an opportunity of passing the knife to him, for he came close to him, and I said, "Stand off, or you will get yourself into trouble"—he stooped, and wanted to assist him up—here is my coat—there are six cuts in it—I have one on my wrist, (so that he might have cut me below the cuff,) and one on the bone of my thumb—the deepest wound, I believe, is the one nearest the elbow.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-141" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES M'MICHEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable H</hi> 131.) I was on duty on Wednesday night, the 16th of Dec., in Bell-lane, Spitalfields—about tem o'clock that night I observed a disturbance there—I went up to see what it was, and found the prisoner lying on his belly in the middle of the street, and Pettet on his back—I had my light on at the time—pettet said, "Take care of him, he has stabbed me"—I saw that Pettet was wounded—I saw the blood running from the tips of his fingers—I secured the prisoner and took him to the sta
<lb/>tion-house after assisting Pettet up—I searched him and found nothing on him—I searched the place where the struggle took place, and found nothing there—there was a fall of snow in the morning—I remained there all night and searched again, but found nothing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> He was kneeling on him when you came up, was he not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He was lying down on the top of him—they were both stretched at full length—they appeared both exhausted—the prisoner was not fainting—there were between thirty and forty people there—it was a dark place, and disreputable too—I remained there after coming off duty at the station-house at six o'clock, till day-light, and searched but found nothing—I was not there at the time the man was attempting to rescue the prisoner, and pretending to assist Pettet.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-142" type="given" value="GEORGE BOORLASE"/>GEORGE BOORLASE CHILD.</persName> </hi> I am a follow of the Royal College of Surgeons; I am also surgeon to the City police force. On the evening of the 16th of Dec., at eleven o'clock, Pettet called on me—from what he stated I examined his left arm, and found it had been previously dressed by a surgeon—on re-moving the dressing I discovered he had received eight punctured wounds in The fore-arm, one about an inch below and on a line with the inner part of the elbow, which I considered important as regards its depth—a second was situated about the middle of the inner side of the fore-arm, which I considered still more important, form the injury sustained by the nerve which supplies the inner part of the arm—there was another wound over the anterior surface of the wrist, another on the ball of the thumb, which I considered important from their locality, being situated over the principal arteries of the hand—they all appeared to have been done by some small-pointed sharp instrument, such as a penknife—he has been under my care till the present time—the wounds have healed, but he still suffers form loss of sensation in the inner part of the</p>
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<p>arm, consequent on the injury to this nerve—it will be some time before he gets the perfect use of his arm.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Only one of them seemed to be a serious wound?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> None of them have turned out so—they might or might not have been serious—I did not expect he would have recovered so soon from them—he has almost recovered.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was the depth of the wound?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The one by the elbow was a quarter of an inch deep—it was important, because the artery runs along there—it would require no great force to make the wounds—it had to penetrate a thick coat, an under-coat, and a flannel jacket, which probably broke the force of the world</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman.</hi>) I saw the prisoner drop the bundle and run away—I have it here, and produced it in the last case.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-144" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MAURICE.</persName> </hi> This is the bundle containing the things that I had in my cart on that night, and which I lost between Whitechapel church and Worship-street.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARNELL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE PETTET.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What sort of man was this that pretended to come to your assistance, how was he dressed?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In the same way as the prisoner's brother-in-law was dressed, who came to give him a character—I cannot swear he was the man, but he was dressed in that way, in a black coat—he looked a respectable man.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">on the second Count.</hi> Aged 21.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-352-offence-1 t18470104-name-149"/>Peter Golding</persName>; to which</rs> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WATSON</hi> pleaded
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HUDSON</hi> pleaded
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-352-18470104 t18470104-352-punishment-15"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 5
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1847.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi> and
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-158" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BRENTNALL.</persName> </hi> I am in the employ of a tobacconist, in Tottlenham Court-road. On the 19th of Dec. Plummer came into the shop—she asked</p>
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<p>not make a quarter on an ounce of that—I agreed to sell her a pennyworth—she paid me with a Victoria shilling—she threw it on the counter, and the head laid upward—I threw the shilling into the till, and gave her 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—she then left the shop, and in about half a minute Mr. Anthony came in—another person had come in, but it was only to ask a question—from what Anthony said, I looked into the till, and found a Victoria shilling—I make it, and gave it to the officer on the following Monday morning—there were four more shillings in the till, but they were all George III. And William IV.—I will swear that the one that Plummer gave me I gave to the Officer, marking it before I gave it him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Plumer. Q.</hi> Am I the person you served?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I did not say I did not know which it was—I pointed you out directly.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Quint.</hi> I went into your shop for a farthing pipe, and Day came in while I was there.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No, I never sold a pipe.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-159" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES SALMON.</persName> </hi> My father is a baker, and lives in Upper North-place, Gray's Inn-road. On the 19th of Dec. the prisoner Plummer came into the shop, and asked for a two penny loaf—she paid me with a shilling, which I put into the till—directly afterwards Anthony came in—I then looking into the till, and found a bad shilling—I gave it to my father, and he gave it to the officer—there were other shillings in the till, but they were all good—I saw my father give this shilling to the officer.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi> Are you able to say that the shilling you gave your father was the shilling that the prisoner Plummer gave to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—it was at the top, and it was a great deal whiter than the others.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-160" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HAWKINS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 191.) I produce two shilling—one I received form Brentnall, and the other from Mr. Salmon—they are of two Different reigns.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-161" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE ANTHONY.</persName> </hi> I am a writer and grainer. On Saturday, the 19th of Dec., I saw the three prisoners against St. Giles's church gate, about half-past one o'clock in the day—I saw Quint take from his trowsers pocket a bag, and from that bag he gave Day something, which appeared to me to be a shilling—I saw the edge of it—I was then within three feet of them—Day went along Denmark-street, and I followed the other two prisoners up High-street, St. Giles'—they stopped a few minutes, and were joined by Day, who Gave to Quint a small paper bag—I then followed them till they arrived near Fitzroy-market—there Quint gave something to Plummer, and she went into The tobacconist's shop where Brentnall was—she came out, and I went into the shop, and marked the shilling which Brentnall showed me—I can out again, and saw the three prisoners standing in Hampstead-road—they then crossed the road, and Quint went down one side of Drummond-street, and the other two prisoners the other side—when they got to Salmon's, the baker's, Plummer went I—she came out, and I went in, and heard she had passed bad money—I then followed them, and gave Quint into custody—the women then crossed, and spoke to Quint—he was taken to the station—the women followed him—the officer came out and took Day, and Plammer was brought in afterwards—I saw a bag taken from Quint—it contained twelve counterfeit shillings.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-162" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM RENCH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 80.) Anthony gave Quint in charge to me—I took him—he wanted to know what he had done—I did not see Plummer till I was taking Quint along Old-street, and there Plummer came And asked him what he had been doing—he said he did not know—I told Her to keep back—she fell back, and I took Quint to the station—I observed His bands were in his trowers pockets as he went, and I watched him—I left Him at the station, and took Day in Old-street—she said she had not done</p>
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<p>anything, and told me to let her go, and she would walk quietly—I assisted in searching Quint—I found on him some flour, tea, a two penny loaf, and a quarter of a pound of yellow soap; and I saw a bag of money taken from him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-163" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES WOOLNER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable G</hi> 135.) I took Plummer into cus
<lb/>tody on the 19th of Dec.—I took her to the station—I there told her I took her for passing counterfeit money—she said she received it of a man that morning, and it was the first day they ever had been out passing bad money—Day was standing pretty close to her, but she did not say anything in my hearing—I assisted in searching Quint—I found 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on him in sixpenny and fourpenny pieces, 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers, and 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in the cell, that money—he said, "You can't hang me for that"—Day said, in the cell, that they received the money that morning of a man.***</p>
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<hi rend="italic"> police-sergeant G</hi> 24.) I recollect Plummer and Day being placed in a cell—when I went to visit their cell Plummer said, "What do you think will be done?"—I said I could not tell—she said, "Do you think it would be better to tell all we know about it?"—I said, "Let me caution you, what you say I must tell" —she said it was the first day they were out in that line, or that business, or something to that purpose, and that they had been given to them that morning by a young man—Day was standing close by, and said they had been to the Axe that morning, and received the money from young man named Smith—I asked where he lived, and she said she did not know, but Bill did, meaning the prisoner Quint—I went to him—he said they re
<lb/>ceived the money from Smith, who was waiting for them in a public-house—on the 21st, while in the passage, Quint was talking it over without any reserve.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-165" type="given" value="JOHN"/>MR. JOHN FIELD.</persName> </hi> I am inspector of coin to the Mint. These first two shillings are both counterfeit—one is a Victoria shilling, and the other a Wil
<lb/>liam the Fourth—these other twelve shillings are all counterfeit—one half have been cast in the same mould as one of the two that were uttered, and the other half in the same mould as the other.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def3-356-18470104 t18470104-356-punishment-19"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-168" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD ROWE.</persName> </hi> I am in partnership with Mr. Francis Thomas Clarke; we are wholesale tea and coffee dealers, and live at No. 7, Arthur-street, London-bridge; the prisoner was in our service. In consequence of some circumstances, I ordered him to be watched, and on the following Monday afternoon I saw some goods at the Mansion-house which had been taken at the prisoner's house—they consisted of various parcels of sugar, thirty-two pounds of tea, some coffee, and some canisters which I can swear to—I cannot say when I had seen them last—I can swear they had been taken by somebody from us, and we had not sold them—the tea corresponded with ours—I believe it was ours—I could not swear to the sugar—there were five or six paper bags found, and some of them had pencil marks on them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-169" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE SCOTT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No. 560.</hi>) I watched the prisoner, and on Saturday, the 19th of Dec., I stopped him on London-bridge—he had this 8lb. of tea, in a paper, in a bag—I went to his house, at No. 15, Oxford-street, Whitechapel—I there found these two canisters, and tea in them—I found this other tea and sugar—the prisoner said nothing to me, no more than,</p>
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<p>when I stopped him, he said he brought it from his master's with other par
<lb/>cels that he had been delivering, this being the last—I went to his bed-room, and found 175 sovereigns in a box.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you go with the prisoner to his house in Whitechapel?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, Sir; I followed him there, and saw him go in, and he gave his address at the same house at the station.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-357-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 34.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE BURR</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-172" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WEBB.</persName> </hi> I am in the service of Mr. Thomas Nesbit; he lives at No. 4, Steward's-grove, Chelsea. We have lost out gate-bell—it was safe on the night of the 15th of Dec., and gone the next morning between eight and nine o'clock—this is it—I can swear it is my master's bell, and the one we lost.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I picked it up in the road.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">police-constable V</hi> 54.) I stopped the prisoner at twenty minutes past six o'clock in the morning of the 16th of Dec.—he had a bag under his arm—I asked him what he had got—he said, "A bag"—I" asked him what was in it—he said, "A bell, which he had picked up in the road about twenty yards below"—it appears to have been broken off—here is the part of it which I got from the premises, and this is the part he had—it had been inside the garden—it might have been reached by standing on the wall.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I picked it up about twenty yards before I met the officer.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">RICHARD COX</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-359-offence-1 t18470104-name-175"/>Thomas Francis Alcock</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-176" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WINTER.</persName> </hi> I am foreman to Mr. Thomas Francis Alcock—he is a builder, and lives in Welbeck-street, Cavendish-square-the prisoner was in his employ. On the 16th of Dec., about twelve o'clock in the day, I saw Mr. Alcock mark some lead which we found on a shelf under the stairs—we left it where we found it—I went out about two o'clock, and as I was coming back, I met the prisoner—I asked him where he was going to—he said for a pot of beer—I told him that was not the way they went for beer—I charged him with having the lead—I found it in his trowser's pocket—it was the lead my master had marked in my presence—this is it—it was in one piece when we marked it—it is in two now.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARNELL.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What is this place under the stairs?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Nothing more than a common shelf—it is not where we keep old lead or tools—it is an open shelf—there is a doorway, but the door is off—Mr. Alcock is not here—he lives at that house—he employs a great many men, I dare say twenty—when I stopped the prisoner I felt his pockets, and found this lead—he said it was only a bit of lead the plumber's labourer gave him—there is one plumber's labourer—I do not know his name—he is not here—here is the mark on the lead, "T.F.A."</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-359-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 23.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WALTER BEETON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18470104-360-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>for stealing 20 ounces of tobacco, value 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-360-offence-1 t18470104-name-178"/>out Lady the Queen.</persName> </rs> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MR. PARNELL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-179" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-179" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS PARSONS.</persName> </hi> I am gate-keeper at the London Docks. On the 21st of Dec., between twelve and one o'clock, I saw the prisoner there—he was</p>
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<p>about leaving the Dock—I saw some tobacco fall form under his coat—I went after him and brought him back, and in his hat and pockets I found 1 1/4 lbs. of leaf-tabacco—this is it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi> Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">DOANE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The prisoner was not a regular ser
<lb/>vant of the Dock Company?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-180" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-180" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BOYLE.</persName> </hi> I belong to the customs, and was employed with the pri
<lb/>soner on the 21st of Dec.—we were weighing tobacco together.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Look at this tobacco; is this the kind of tobacco you were weighing?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should say no—if I was obliged to say, I would rather say not—I would rather say it was not than it was.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is it not like it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I should say not.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there plenty of such tobacco as this lying loose on the ground where the prisoner was?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> There was plenty of tobacco lying there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there plenty of such tobacco as this is?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I cannot answer that question.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARNELL</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Look at this which the witness produces, and the other, and point out the difference in the tobacco to the Jury?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In the first place, this produced by Mr. Rudkins, is genuine good tobacco, and this found on the prisoner is damaged, and this other is sound; and, consequently, I cannot say if it is the same.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-181" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL RUDKINS.</persName> </hi> I picked up this second heap of tobacco from the scale where the prisoner was at work, on the following day—this appears to be the same quality as this first produced, but this being on the ground, and trod upon, it disfigures it rather; but I should say, with that exception, it appears to be the same quality.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Which was found on the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> This—I should say there was such tobacco as this in the room where the prisoner was working—I was before the Magistrate—I, saw the prisoner sign a statement, and I believe it was signed by the Magistrate.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know the Magistrate's signature?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think I should know it again—I saw it when I signed my own deposition—I think I should know it again if I were to see it (
<hi rend="italic">looking at the deposition</hi>)—I should say this is Mr. Yardley's signature.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The words you used were, "You should say this tobacco was the same;" Will you swear it is the same?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It appears to be the same sort—I do not say it is—it is disfigured, being trod upon.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's statement read</hi>:—The prisoner says. "It was found upon me; it was for my own smoking; I had no bad intention in taking it.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-360-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 24.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">SAMUEL LAND</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18470104-361-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="bigamy"/>for bigamy.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-183" type="given" value="HEPHZIBAH"/>HEPHZIBAH ALDERTON.</persName> </hi> I reside at No. 22, Rutland-street, Shoreditch, I was married to the prisoner at Haggerstone Church, on the 14th of Oct, —he represented himself to me as a single man—he took me down to Birmingham on the 17th, and we came back from Birmingham on the 21st, and he left then.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you not see him again?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not till Nov. the 7th, when I saw him at the Marquis of Granby public-house—it was on the 7th of Nov. I first learned he was married—I had not suspected he was married till then—I went to Mrs. Miles's, and have staid there ever since—this letter is my writing (
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<p>Mrs. Miles' at the time I wrote it—he brought me up to my sisters, and then afterwards I went to Mrs. Miles'—I cannot say when I wrote this letter—I am a dressmaker—I came up to London with the prisoner without the know
<lb/>ledge of my friends—he wished me to come up to London with him by the steamer—I came up with the intention of being married—I came from Ipswich—I do not know how long it would have taken me to come by the railway—I do not know whether I could have come up by the railway in one-tenth of the time I came by the steamer—I annot canswer how long the steam-boat was coming—I came away in the morning, and got to London in the evening, and then my brother caught us both.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-184" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ALDERTON.</persName> </hi> I am the brother of Hephzibah Alderton—I went to the church and saw her married, and gave her away.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-185" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT TURNER.</persName> </hi> I am house-steward to Lord Scarborough—I have known the prisoner from a boy—I was present at his marriage, on the 29th of Dec., 1845—he was married at All Saints' Church, Keddlestone, near Dar
<lb/>lington, To Hannah Fletcher—she is now alive.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe she is not the person who prosecutes him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-186" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ROGERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable N</hi> 288.) I took the prisoner into cus
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-361-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 27.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-362-offence-1 t18470104-name-188"/>Charles Hibble</persName>, from his person; and that he had been before convicted of felony.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-189" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES HIBBLE.</persName> </hi> I live at No. 24, King-street, Westminster. On the 19th of Dec., about twelve o'clock, I was going down Holborn—I was speaking to somebody—I turned round, and missed my pocket-handker
<lb/>chief—this is it—I had it safe about half an hour before—I am sure this is mine.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 269.) I was watching a poulterer's shop on Holborn-hill—I saw the prisoner take this handkerchief from the prosecutor's pocket—he had it in his right hand—another officer took him by the collar, and directly the took him he threw it away.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 290.) I saw the prisoner take the handkerchief from the gentleman's pocket—this is the handker
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<hi rend="italic">City police-constable, No.</hi> 551.) I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction at this Court—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 21
<hi rend="italic">st Sept.</hi>, 1846,
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-196" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES SMITH.</persName> </hi> I am a gardener, and live at Isleworth. About eight o'clock that night I came out of Mr. Durham's, where Mr. Harrod was doing</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you mean to swear it was the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I knew the prisoner well when I saw him take it, but I did not know his name.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant T</hi> 21.) I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction at Clerkenwell—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">th Dec.</hi>, 1843,
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<lb/>soner was in my service—I had occasion to part with her—when she was gone we missed this towel and tumbler and other things—they have been produced to me, and are mine—some of them were pawned—Mrs. Russell gave me the duplicates of them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-203" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD HOWLAND</persName> </hi> (
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-constable H</hi> 89.) I went after the prisoner, and found him at his lodging, at No. 10, Charles-street, Mile-end—I found these articles there—the prisoner said he did not steal the irons, but took them in lieu of some wages that Mr. Salmon owed him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a-week, from seven o'clock in the morning till eleven or twelve at night, and having got work at a shop I had every thing requisite except these irons—I took them, but I meant to bring them back—the officer came and took me when I was nearly at the finish of my work.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I own him nothing—he worked for me on the Monday, and promised to come the next day, but did not—I doubt whether he is competent to work for himself—this iron is cut for French-work, which he is not capable of doing—what he was at work at did not require these.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-368-offence-1 t18470104-name-215"/>Sarah Wells</persName>, from her person; to which she pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-368-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi> Aged 21.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-368-18470104 t18470104-368-punishment-30"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ANN JONES</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18470104-379-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>for stealing 6 half-crowns, the monies of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-379-offence-1 t18470104-name-217"/>George walkley</persName> from his person; and that she had been before convicted of felony</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-218" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18470104-name-218" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-218" type="surname" value="WALKLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-218" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WALKLEY.</persName> </hi> I am a painter, and live in Buckingham-street, Pim
<lb/>lico. On the 20th of Dec., at two o'clock in the morning, I was coming along the Bayswater-road—I made a false step and fell down—I had drank but very little—I was quite sober and collected—I had changed my um
<lb/>brella just before in Stanhope-place, and stepping down a higher pave
<lb/>ment than I thought it was, I fell—I saw no person near me till the prisoner came up—she took hold of my right hand, put her left hand into my trowser's pocket, and took six half-crowns out—I could not catch her with my right hand, as I had my umbrella, but I caught her with my left hand—another female took hold of her, and pulled her and me across to the park rails—i called "Police!" and when the other female heard the policeman coming she ran away—I still held the prisoner, and the policeman came and took her—the prisoner threw down two half-crowns, and two more were found the next day—I am sure the prisoner put her left hand in my right-hand trowser's pocket, and took the money out—I had not sufficient strength to hold her with my right hand, having the umbrella, but I held her with my left.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you say you held her hand in your pocket with the six half-crowns in it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I could not hold her fast enough to keep her hand in my pocket—four of the half-crowns were found on her—she threw down two of my half-crowns when she got to the station—I have nothing to do with what other money she put down—she took six half-crowns out of my pocket, and one marked "R.C.A."—I said before the Magistrate that one was marked with three letters, and I stated what they were.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you not swear before the Magistrate, "The Money was what I re
<lb/>ceived for my wages—I noticed there were some letters on one of the half-crowns?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, sir, and I swore to the half-crown—it was not at a sub
<lb/>sequent time, when the policeman showed it to me, that I said I knew it by the letters "R.C.A." stamped on it—the policeman did not show it me.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What I ask you is this, did you not say. "One of the half-crowns produced by the last witness is mine; I know it by the letters 'R.C.A.' stamped on it?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> When the half-crown was produced to me I knew it, but I was not asked before what letters were on it—I told the policeman that took the prisoner what letters were on it—the Magistrate never asked me such a thing—I had been at work till eleven o'clock at night at Carlton Villa, mending an oval looking-glass frame—I then went to the Marlbrough tavern, and staid there till five minutes before twelve—there were three of us—we had four pints of 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. ale between us—that was all I drunk—I went into public-house</p>
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<p>afterwards—I then went home with one of my shopmates to No. 30; Praed-street—I stood at the door I dare say an hour—I recollect it was a very wet morning, or else I should not have taken an umbrella with me—I did not have anything to drink—I had left my friend, perhaps, ten minutes before I tum
<lb/>bled down—I neither met a man nor a woman, to the best of my knowledge, from the time I left my friend till the prisoner came up to me—I had six half-crowns in my pocket, and the prisoner put her hand into my pocket—I could not hold her sufficiently firm to prevent her taking her hand out of my pocket, and her companion dragged me across to the railing—her companion never touched me, but she assisted the prisoner in pulling me.</p>
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<persName id="t18470104-name-219" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-219" type="surname" value="SAVORY"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-219" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SAVORY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable D</hi> 58.) I heard a cry of "Police!"—I went to the rails in Hyde-park, and saw the prosecutor holding the prisoner—I asked him what was the matter—he said the prisoner had robbed him of six half-crowns—I asked the prisoner where the money was—she said she had not got it—I asked the prosecutor if he would give her in charge—he said, "Certainly"—on the way to the station, turning to him, she said, "I had not your b—y money"—I took her to the station—she snatched out two half-crowns, one shilling, two sixpences, a knife, and some coppers, and said, "You shan't search me"—the prosecutor said, when I took her, that there was a half-crown which had got letters on that he would swear to.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you told us all that took place?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> After she got to the station she said she saw him fall, and went to pick him up—she was searched by a female, who produced a halfpenny as all she found on her.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you see a second female?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, at a distance from the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-220" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18470104-name-220" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-220" type="surname" value="BECK"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-220" type="given" value="HUBERT"/>HUBERT BECK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-constable D</hi> 127.). I went to the cell where the pri
<lb/>soner was lying—I desired her to get up, and on the seat I found a half-crown marked "R.C.A."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What business had you to go to the cell?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> We visit the prisoners—the sergeant was with me—the prisoner said before the Magistrate that this half-crown was not hers, and that she was not at that place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-221" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SAWYER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant D</hi> 46.) I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction at this court—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">th Nov</hi>., 1845,
<hi rend="italic">by the name of Ann Hainsworth, and confined three months</hi>)—the prisoner is the person.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-379-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi>* Aged 29.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-379-18470104 t18470104-379-punishment-31"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">SUSANNAH LUNT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18470104-370-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>for stealing 1 dead goose, value 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>—., the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-370-offence-1 t18470104-name-223"/>Ebenezer Howard</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<persName id="t18470104-name-224" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-224" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE TREW</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-constable. No.</hi> 26.) On the right of the 23rd of Dec. I saw the prisoner go into Mr. Howard's shop in Leadenhall-market—she put a goose under her shawl and walked out—I followed her—she got three or four yards, and I took her with the goose under her shawl—I told her I should take her into custody—she said she hoped I would forgive her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-225" type="given" value="HENRY AYERS"/>HENRY AYERS OLDERSHAW.</persName> </hi> I am in the service of Mr. Ebenezer Howars. The goose produced was his property, I am sure.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> My intention was not to have stolen it; I would have placed it where I took it from had I been allowed time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-370-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 50.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-370-18470104 t18470104-370-punishment-32"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS BESSENT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18470104-371-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-371-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="fraud"/>for unlawfully obtaining by false pretences 14lbs. of wire, value 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. the property of
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-227" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-371-offence-1 t18470104-name-227"/>Edward Gibbs</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PRENDERGAST</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-228" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-228" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES SPICER.</persName> </hi> I am a greengrocer, and live in Bush-lane, Cannon-street—I take care of Mr. Gibbs' office, in Scots'-yard—the prisoner came to me the first week in December—he asked if he could see Mr. Gibbs—I told him he could not, as Mr. Gibbs was very ill, and had not been at the office for some weeks—I told him there was a gentleman named Meery, who was in the habit of coming to take Mr. Gibbs' letters and messages, and he would see him shortly if he would wait—he said he was going to the West-end, and he would look in the next morning at eleven o'clock, or one—he came about eleven, and asked me if the gentleman had been—I told him no—he said he would go to the Bell public-house, and I saw him accompany Mr. Merry from the public-house.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-229" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18470104-name-229" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-229" type="surname" value="MERRY"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-229" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM MERRY.</persName> </hi> I am clerk to William Spears and Co., of Great Win
<lb/>chester-street, but I was acting as clerk to Mr. Edward Gibbs, my uncle, at Scots'-yard—I have been in the habit of going there once or twice a day to get letters—I went there on 2nd Dec., and received some information form Mr. Spicer—I saw the prisoner the next day at the public-house—he said, as we walked along from thence, that he had come from Messrs, Harpers' for some wire—I asked him if he had brought an order from Messrs. Harpers—he said he had no order, that they had sent him for some wire, being in a hurry for it, and they would send the order in the morning for that, and also for a further quantity—I asked him who the Messrs. Harpers were—he said at the Jerusalem Coffee-house—I looked at my uncle's papers, and found there were receipts from them—I was making out the invoice for the wire, and I made it 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and the prisoner said, Messrs. Harpers only pay 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>."—I said I would send the invoice in the morning—that was 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for a bundle of wire—I gave him a bundle of wire, and he said Messrs. Harpers wished to have samples of some iron wire—he took samples of iron wire with him, and a bundle of fourteen pounds of cop
<lb/>per wire—I delivered that to him in consequence of his representing that he came from Messrs. Harpers, and in consequence of that only.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-230" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18470104-name-230" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-230" type="surname" value="HARPER"/>
<interp inst="t18470104-name-230" type="given" value="EDWARD NORTON"/>EDWARD NORTON HARPER.</persName> </hi> I have one partner, we keep the Jerusalem Coffee-house—the prisoner was in my service, he left me on 28th Nov.—I had sent to Mr. Gibbs for wire—I don't think I ever sent the prisoner, but I was in the habit of having, wire, and he would be acquainted with that—I did not give him any authority to go for any wire on the 3rd Dec.—he had no such authority from our house at all at the time—I was in town on the 3rd of Dec.—no order could have been given him to fetch this wire without my knowing it—I did not receive any wire.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you ever, in point of fact, give him any order to fetch wire?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I cannot recollect—we carry on the business of wine-merchants, and want the wire for corking down the beer—the head cellarman superintends that part of our business—he and the men under him would use the wire—the order to any person to fetch wire would not come from the head cellarman—it comes directly from the clerks, and is given by myself—it is a printed order, signed by myself—I have given the order to any of the men who might be at liberty at the time—I may have given it to the cellarman, and he might have sent the prisoner for the wire if he was disengaged—I did not hear the prisoner tell the policeman that the cellarman gave him the order.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PRENDERGAST.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You give printed orders, signed by yourself.
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I cannot tell without referring to the book, whether I gave such an order on that occasion—I sign a great number of orders in the course of a day—I can't recollect any particular day—I can say this, that no copper</p>
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<p>wire has been ordered by the firm since September last—all orders given by the firm are printed; that is the invariable practice.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How do you know your firm has not ordered copper wire since September?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> That department of business is attended to by me exclusively, my partner does not attend to it—he or the clerks haven given no order for copper wire—I gave no order for copper wire on the 3rd Dec.—we have discontinued to use copper wire sine September last, we use metallic iron wire.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18470104-371-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi> Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-371-18470104 t18470104-371-punishment-33"/>Confined Six Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, January</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1847.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Third jury, before Edward Bullock, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18470104-372-offence-1 t18470104-name-232"/>William john Greet</persName>, and steal from his person I half-crown, his money, and did beat and strike, and use other personal violence to him.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18470104-name-233" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18470104-name-233" type="given" value="WILLIAM JOHN"/>WILLIAM JOHN GREET.</persName> </hi> On 26th Dec., about four o'clock in the morn
<lb/>ing, I was going up Rupert-Street three men rushed out of a gateway, one of the struck me a blow on the chest and knocked me down, two of them fell on me-the prisoner was one of them, I caught hold of him, called "Police," and held him till a policeman came—I do not know which of them knocked me pocket—I was only struck, by one—while on the ground I felt a hand in my pocket—I lost half-a-crown, which I am quite sure I had in my pocket five minutes before—I gave the prisoner in charge, and went to the station—he was there searched in my presence, and several half-crowns and some silver were found on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALANTINE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> where did you get the half-crown from?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> An old school-fellow of mine, named Harrisson, who for
<lb/>merly lived at chatham, gave it me a about twenty minutes before—I met him in the Haymarket—I did not ask him for the half-crown—he asked me how I was getting on—I said, "Very badly"—he asked me if I had had anything to eat—I said, "Not much" and he gave it to me—I have not brought him here—I am a law-writer, and have been engaged by White and Co., of Searle's-place, about five months ago—I have not been doing anything since that—before that I was in the North Cornwall Railway-office, getting up their books of reference—I was formerly in the police for four years within six or seven week—I left about seven months ago—I was dismissed for leavening my division without giving the required notice—I had committed some trivial offences before, but nothing against my character—I had seen the prisoner on this evening before, in a coffee-house close to Newport-market; about half-past two o'clock in the morning I was getting a cup of coffee, and paid 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of it—I had 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. at the coffee-house—I met my friend who gave me the half-crown about half-past three—I told him I had nothing to eat ordring—I did not mention the coffee—I had nothing at the coffee-shop but coffee—I bottom keep the coffee-shop—I mentiones to some persons there that I had no money—I did not ask them to give me any—the prisoner came in while I was there—he was not drunk at the station-house—he had been drinking when he came to the coffee-shop, but was not drunk—I did not see him pull out any money—I saw no money belonging to him—he might have had It without my noticing it—I live at 21, Princes-row, Newport-market—I heard the prisoner ask where he could get some gin—I did not jump up and off we to take him to place where he could get some—I said I was going to</p>
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<p>the Haymarket—I did not say I was going to the Haymarket and would accompany him—a young man said he could get some in the Haymarket—I said I was going to the Haymarket—I went to a house at the corner of Jermyn-street with him—there was a crowd round the door—they refused to open it—we then went to a house at the corner of coventry-court—he called for 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of rum—I did not have any—I went with him, because the land-lord of the coffee-shop had asked me to get him a quartern loaf—he gave me 1s, to get it with—when we were in the public-house the prisoner called for two
<hi rend="italic">pickwicks</hi>, a pint of half-and-half, and 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of rum—they came to 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I paid it out of the landlord's shilling, as I could not get any bread—I don't know how the landlord was to have his 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. back—that did not occur to me when I paid the money—I did it to prevent a disturbance—after leaving the prisoner I went back to the corner of Jermyn-street, knocked at the house, and was admitted, and the 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. was spent for a quartern of gin—I have not paid Mr. Rowbotham his shilling—I parted with the prisoner outside the public-house in Arundel-place—it was after that the robbery was committed—I am quite sure it was not me that knocked the prisoner down—on my solemn oath he was not knocked down by me—I did not run against him—I am sure my hand was not in his pocket—it was never nearer than his collar when I took hold of him—it was not him that called police.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-constable, C</hi> 131.) I live at 12, Brown-street, Grosvenor-square. I was in the same division of police as the prosecutor—I do not recollect his being dismissed—I met him on the night of the robbery, about half-past twelve o'clock—he said if he had 1
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know John Smith, the policeman in this case,
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I know he is ill, and confined to his bed.</p>
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