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<p>DUKE, MAYOR.</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand</p>
<p>33, Southampton-street, Strand,</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, January 1st, 1849, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon. Sir
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES DUKE</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir John Patteson, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench; Sir William Henry Maule, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas: Thomas Kelly, Esq.; Samuel Wilson, Esq.; John Humphery, Esq., M.P.; Michael Gibbs, Esq.; Sir George Carroll, Knt., Aldermen of the said City: the Hon. Charles Ewan Law, M.P., Recorder of the said City: William Hunter, Esq.; Thomas Challis, Esq.; and William Lawrence, Esq., Aldermen of the said City: John Mirehouse, Esq., Common-Serjeant 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>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS QUESTED FINNIS</hi>, Esq.,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JACOB EMANUEL GOODHART</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JAMES EDWARD SHEARMAN</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE TAMPLIN</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-2" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Ward</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-3" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Hopcraft</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-4" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>Robert Turner</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-5" type="given" value="JAMES PRIOR"/>James Prior Miller</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-6" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Randall</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-7" type="given" value="AUGUSTUS"/>Augustus Nicholls</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-10" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Payne</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-11" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Stone</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-13" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Upton</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-17" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Russell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-20" type="given" value="MOSS"/>Moss Myers</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-27" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Ward</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-28" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Bvtham</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-32" type="given" value="STEPHEN THOMAS"/>Stephen Thomas Morse</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-44" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Thurgood</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Ftfth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-56" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Mitchell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-58" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Marsh</persName> </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">DUKE, MAYOR. 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> 1
<hi rend="italic">st</hi>, 1848.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILSON</hi>; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM HUNTER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHALLIS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-81" type="given" value="THEOPHILUS"/>THEOPHILUS NORMAN</persName> </hi>. I am porter to Mr. Samuel Hanson, orange-merchant, of Botolph-lane. I know the prisoner. On the Morning of 27th Dec. he came and asked me to lend him an empty chest to carry some books in for a person, and he was to leave his coat in the place of the chest, while he went to do the job—he went for the chest to the first-floor warehouse—he was going through the warehouse, and Packburn called out, "
<hi rend="italic">Tom</hi>, he has something in the chest"—I said, "Stop him then"—he would not stop—I called out,
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<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—they are my master's.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-82" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH PACKBURN</persName> </hi>. I am porter to Mr. Hanson. On 27th Dec. I saw the prisoner come down the ladder from the warehouse, with something in the chest, which I thought was a bag of orange-paper—I told Norman, and we both called after him—I went out after him, but could not find him—Norman then went out.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-83" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BOTWELL</persName> </hi>. I am porter to Mr. Hanson. I was in the ware-house when, the prisoner brought the chest back—Norman accused him of taking something—I asked him where was what he had taken out with the chest—he said he had taken nothing—he was asked again, and he said they were at Epps's Coffee-house—I went out with him, and instead of going there, he went up White Hart-court, into a public-house—I followed him—the landlady ordered him out—I again asked him where the things were—he would not tell—I saw Norman pull the bags from under a pair of steps—the prisoner's knot was on the bags, and as soon as he saw Mr. Machin, he went on his knees and begged for mercy, and said he was put up to it, and had a sick wife at home.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I have sold Mr. Hanson 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of them.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Not of that sort—the chest was close to the bags.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> A gentleman hired me to carry some things for him, and I borrowed the chest of Norman to take them in; there was nothing in it that I knew of; the knot was not mine; I had lost mine on the Friday before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-84" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN DAVIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi> 551). I produce a certificate of the prisoner's conviction—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted Oct.</hi>, 1847,
<hi rend="italic">and confined three months</hi>)—I was present—he is the person.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN DAVID BEDFORD</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-86" type="given" value="AUGUSTUS"/>AUGUSTUS SMITH</persName> </hi>. The prisoner was in my service as traveller, and was paid by 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. per cent. commission on what he sold, and on what cash be received—he should account for money received at the first opportunity—if he has received 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. of Mr. Allen, of Drury-lane, or 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of Mr. Oxor, of Westminster, he has not accounted for it, or even communicated it to me—I settled his commission every week—he did not deduct it, but paid me in full—he came one day, and said he had been embezzling money, and felt very unhappy; I might discharge him, keep him, or give him in charge, he did not care which.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> You only paid me two and a half per cent.
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> We allow 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. per cent to purchasers—your commission was on the net amount.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., which I paid to the prisoner on 14th Nov.—he receipted this bill (
<hi rend="italic">produced.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.,—I paid the prisoner 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., deducting the discount—there is more discount on painters' brushes than other things—he gave me this receipt (
<hi rend="italic">produced.</hi>)</p>
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 97). On 15th Dec. I took the prisoner—he said he had money of Mr. Smith's at his lodging—I found 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. there—he said it was Mr. Smith's.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">of embezzling the</hi> 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi> </rs> .—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, January</hi> 1
<hi rend="italic">st</hi>, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">GIBBS</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHALLIS</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">EDWARD BULLOCK</hi>, Esq.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-91" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN APPLETON</persName> </hi>. I am a rope-maker at Stepney. On 15th Aug., the prisoner and another person came and asked me if I would purchase a horse—I said, I would see it in the morning—next morning the prisoner came alone—I walked with him to the Fountain public-house, Mile-end-road, to look at the horse—there were three men there; one of them, I believe, had brought the horse up from the country—I told the prisoner I thought the horse was not worth more than 55
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he said it was worth all the money which was asked, which was 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,—I said to him, "Is it all right about this horse, you are not going to take me in?"—he said, No, so help him, Jesus Christ, he would sooner suffer his arms to be severed from his body than take me in—I bought it for 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and told him to bring it home, which he did—he then asked me to let him put it in harness, that he might show it to a person, and he and my man put it in—he drove off with it—he said he should be back in an hour—he never returned—the cart and harness came back about eleven o'clock at night.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I asked you to lend me 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to buy a horse; you told me to come in the morning; you gave me four five-shilling-papers of halfpence and two sovereigns, and I went and got the horse—you lent me the money.
<hi rend="italic">Wit
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I spoke to the prosecutor about it, and said I would pay him for it; he said, "Very well."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week, and you said you would have it all at once; you saw me in the Rising Sun the same day.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Yes, I saw you in the evening.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I sold the mare, and lost best part of the money; I sent him part of it; he said he would have it all down; I have been in the habit of buying and selling horses for him before.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where did you get into the omnibus?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do not know the name of the road—the prisoner was there—I sat on the same side as he was—he was resting with his left arm on the bundle—I cannot say whether he was asleep; I did not take particular notice of him—when we got out he was going the contrary way to his own house—he said, "Refer to the conductor, you will find I bad a bundle"—the conductor is not here—he was not before the Magistrate.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> He pointed out to you where he lived?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, in Palace-row.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You found it was a respectable house?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I found his wife—I have known him living there three or four years.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the moneys of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-371-offence-1 t18490101-name-115"/>Edward Robert Rigby</persName> and another, his masters; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-372-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, stealing 20lbs. weight of lead-pipe, value 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-372-offence-1 t18490101-name-117"/>John Letsom Elliott</persName> and others, his masters; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-372-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 32.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-372-18490101 t18490101-372-punishment-10"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY CONNOR</hi> </persName>
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<interp inst="t18490101-373-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="concealingABirth"/>, unlawfully endeavouring to conceal the birth of her child; to which she pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-373-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23.—
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<hi rend="italic">Judgment Respited.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-374-offence-1 t18490101-name-121"/>George Bower</persName>, in a vessel in a port.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-122" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HOY</persName> </hi>. I am a constable of the East and West India Docks. On 23d Dec., about ten o'clock in the morning, I stopped Matthews coming out of the Dock with a truck—I asked for a pass—he said it was all right, they had got the master's pass—Lusty, who was with him, produced the pass—I objected to it, and Lusty returned with it to get the weight put upon it—while he was gone I examined the truck, and found concealed under some old rope and canvas, three coils of rope—the pass only specified ropes and shaking—I refused to let it go out—Matthews said "I don't wish to deceive you, it did not come from that ship at all (that was the
<hi rend="italic">Glasgow</hi>) it came from the
<hi rend="italic">Miame</hi>"—that they bought it of the ship-keeper—Lusty came back with the pass and presented it to me—he walked away—I took Matthews into custody, and went to the
<hi rend="italic">Miame</hi>, which was lying in the dock—I asked Backhouse, the ship keeper, if he had sent any rope out of the ship that day—he stood a few minutes, and said, "Yes;"—I said, "Did the captain authorise you to do so?" he said, "No; but I have sold some rope to two men for 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>."—I took him into custody, showed him the rope, and he said, "That is the rope I sold"—I pointed out Matthews to him—he said, "That is one of the men that I sold the piece to"—I know the writing of the captain of the
<hi rend="italic">Glasgow</hi>—this pass is not his writing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did not Matthews say, "For God's</p>
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<p>sake, if there is any thing wrong, let me go back to the ship."
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; he said, "It is all wrong"—it was a neglect of my duty to let Lusty go, but I had to contend with Matthews—there is no mark on the rope; I should not have known it came from the
<hi rend="italic">Miame</hi>, but by what Matthews said.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-123" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BOWER</persName> </hi>. I am captain of the
<hi rend="italic">Miame</hi>, in the South West India Dock—this rope is mine—it is worth 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—Backhouse was my ship keeper on that ship—I did not give him authority to sell it; he could not hate authority except from me—I had charge of the ship, and the owners property—here are five or ten cross marks on the rope—I missed two ropes.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Who did you leave in charge of the Tessel when you were absent?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Backhouse; I had been about two hours—I am responsible for any thing lost.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Backhouse's Defence.</hi> He was to allow me 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week, and to find myself every thing; this rope does not belong to him.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BACKHOUSE</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-374-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury and Prosecutor.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-374-18490101 t18490101-374-punishment-12"/>Confined Six Months</rs> </hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MATTHEWS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 2
<hi rend="italic">nd</hi>, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">GIBBS</hi>; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE CARROLL</hi>, Knt., Ald.;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RECORDER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM HUNTER</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-126" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FENGE</persName> </hi>. I live at 2, Suffolk-street. On 21st Dec. I was employed as a labourer at the London Docks, and the prisoner also—we were each to receive 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. wages—the man put down four shillings and a sixpence for the two of us—the prisoner took it up and gave me two shillings, and was to give me the other 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—we went out of the Dock, and he said, "I will go in here and get some rum," and asked if I wanted any—I said, "No"—he went in, came out, and said, "I have got a bad shilling, I can't give you your threepence until I get the shilling exchanged; come into the Dock with me, and see if they will change it"—I said, "I don't want to go into the Dock again; give me my threepence"—he said, "I will see you d—d first before I will give it you"—I said, "I must go into the Dock with you"—we went in, but the man would not take any notice, and threw the shilling down—we stood talking—the prisoner said he would not be the loser of the shilling—I asked him for my threepence—he said he would not be the loser of the shilling and threepence too—I said, "I can't help that," and asked him to give it me—he said, "Come down in the morning and see if they will change it"—I said I must look after work somewhere else—we walked together, and I asked him again to give it me—he said, "I b—d if I do; you will not get it out of me"—I asked him for it again, and lifted up my hand, and just touched him with my open hand over the mouth, but not with any violence—he pulled out a knife and swung it round two or three times—he said, "You b—r, take that!" and cut me across the chin—I said he had cut my throat, and called out to the people not to let him go—he was given in charge—my throat was bleeding.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you strike me three or four times?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Only once—I did not cut you; I had no knife—no one was with me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-127" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BREEZE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 59). On 21st Dec. I was on duty in Fast Smithfield—there was a great crowd—I saw the prisoner there—a man</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver together in his pocket.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not I tell you to take him in charge?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not till I took the knife from you—you said he assaulted you—you did not say four persons did so, till next day.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-128" type="given" value="PETER"/>PETER GOWLLAND</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgeon at the London Hospital. On 21st Dec., about seven at night, Fenge was brought there—he had a clean incised wound on the lower border of the chin, about two inches and a half long, penetrating to the bone—it was not dangerous, a blow has a tendency to rise.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> Fenge is a fighting-man; he struck me, and a man with a basket also; three of them said, "Turn him up and take it out of him," and I took out the knife; even now I would not give up the threepence, I would suffer death first.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-129" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FENGE</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I have never been engaged in fighting—nobody interfered before I was cut—it is not true that two or three men were assaulting him.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">but under circumstances of considerable provocation.</hi> </rs>, Aged 35.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, D</hi> 20). On 26th Dec. I was in Orchard-place, Portman-square, the prisoner came up to me,
<hi rend="italic">hawked</hi>, and made a sort of spit in my face—I had done nothing nor spoken to him—he was a little drunk—I desired him to go away—there was
<hi rend="italic">a row</hi> lower down—most of the men were engaged there—I turned round to hear what was going on and saw the prisoner coming, but I did not at that time see that he had a knife—several police were about, but were engaged lower down—the prisoner made several strokes at me—I took out my staff and kept him off several times—he said, "You b—r, I will do for you"—I felt a knife prick my thumb, and called out that he was stabbing me—assistance came, but he plunged the knife into my thigh, and cut my coat through in two places, and my belt in two places on my side—I had not used my staff or struck him at all—he appeared to know me—I knew him by sight—he made many more blows than made marks on my dress—I kept them off, but do not think I struck him more than once—I saw he had a white-handled knife—he had gone into one of the houses in the court close to where it began—my thigh bled
<hi rend="italic">furiously</hi>—it was running out of my boot before I could get to the doctor's—I am not well yet, nor fit to stand—generally, for six or seven months when he and others have met me about the same place, he has
<hi rend="italic">growled</hi> as I passed—I do not know what for—I never took notice of it—I never offered him any violence—James Topp, Jeapes, Hallingan, and Saun
<lb/>ders were there.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was not the prisoner very much hurt about the head?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do not know—I do not know how he got the hurt on his head that he has now—I believe it was done at the station—I do not know how many men struck him on the head with their staves—I did not drag him out and dash him on the stones; that I swear; he did not, in my hearing, cry out, "Oh my head! it is broke"—he was secured by the other constables—I did not leave till he was secured—I told the constables to draw their staves because I was stabbed, and to be careful—I did not tell them not to forget him—they did not, in my presence, beat him several times about the head—they caught hold of him, and took him into custody—there were four policeman there altogether; two were keeping off the mob—I did not bear Hallingan call out, "Do not hit him: he has had enough of hitting"—I think I must have heard it if it had been said—this was about half-past nine o'clock—he was not very drunk; he was drunk—he was not inside the door of his house when I first spoke to him—when he
<hi rend="italic">hawked</hi> and spit at me I told him he had better go on—he was then about three or four yards from his own house—he made a sort of
<hi rend="italic">grunge</hi> or altercation, and went lower down the court, where there were some more men; and as I was going out of the court, having been sent for to another place where police were wanted, I looked round and saw him coming at me with a knife—(83 had previously desired him to go away, I did not see him go in doors)—of course I protected myself—he struck at me, but missed me—I stepped on one side—I took out my staff and kept off several blows, till I felt the knife—I might have struck his hand—I did not hit him on the head—what he said to me was, "I will do for you, you b—r," not "I will give it you." (
<hi rend="italic">The witness's deposition being referred to, stated—"He said, 'You b—r I will give it you'</hi>")—he may have said that also—I was suffering very much when I was before the Magistrate.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there a mob of people?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A great many; I think 200—while the prisoner was striking at me they called out, "Give it the b—r:" a great many Irish live in the place—the prisoner is an Irishman—I could not swear to any of the persons in the mob, I was so much engaged in protecting myself.</p>
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<persName id="t18490101-name-133" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-133" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-133" type="surname" value="TOPP"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-133" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES TOPP</persName> </hi> I was in Orchard-place on this evening, and saw the prisoner and a lot of other persons in the court—he was making a dis
<lb/>turbance—Bewley told him to go on, and I also told him—he appeared to have been drinking—I saw him go into 26, where I believe he lives—he came out again in a few seconds with something in his hand, and I saw him strike at Bewley several times with something in his hand—I had not seen Bewley offer him any violence—he cried out that he was "stabbed" or "struck"—the prisoner then made his way into 26—I followed him into the front parlour and got hold of him—he said he would serve me the same—Halligan came to my assistance, and we secured him—we had a hard matter to get him to the station—he was trying to throw himself down, and me also—we wanted to search him at the station, but he refused—I and another constable had hold of him—he tried to trip me up and to throw himself down several times, and at last he fell right on his face on the stones, and cut his head—I never drew my truncheon on him—I did not see any one inflict any blow on him—he had nothing the matter with his head when I took him to the station.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was not he very drunk?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He was drunk, I have seen men drunker—he was very drunk—he conducted himself like a madman—I cannot say how many men drew their staves, I did not see any—</p>
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<p>I believe some of them did—I heard Bewley say something to the men about drawing their staves—I did not see them hit the prisoner several times with them—two of us had hold of him going to the station, and there were two or three more to keep the mob away—two of us had hold of him at the time he cut his head—the doctor did not attend him—he was put into the cell, and remained there all night—I believe Halligan is called
<hi rend="italic">Big Tom</hi>—I did not hear him or anybody say, "Do not hit him; he has had enough hitting"—I did not hear the prisoner say, "Oh, my head is broke!"</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What were the mob about as you were taking him to the station?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> We expected they would take the prisoner away—they hallooed out, "Take him away, take him away; give it to them"—they followed us to the station—there might be fifty, or sixty, or more.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-134" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-134" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE JEAPES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, D</hi> 283.) About ten o'clock, on
<hi rend="italic">boxing</hi>
<lb/>night, I was in Orchard-place—there was a crowd of people there, and I saw the prisoner among them—I saw a crowd round the door of No. 26, and saw Bewley telling the prisoner to go in—he was drunk, and swearing, and stamping, and grinning at Bewley, and said he would be b—d if he would go in—he went just on to the sill of the door, and was very violent indeed—I saw him make seven or eight blows at Bewley—I could not see whether he had anything in his hand—I was two or three yards off—he was standing with his left arm round the door-post, and with his right he was stabbing at Bewley, but could not get a reach at him—Bewley did not strike or offer any violence to him—after he was struck at several times he called out, "I am stabbed; he has got a knife; draw your staves"—I drew my staff—the prisoner still stood there stabbing—he would have stabbed me if I had not kept myself back—his room is the parlour on the right-hand side of the passage—while I was drawing my staff, Topp rushed into the room and took him into custody—he was partly in and partly out of the room at the time-there were several women in the room trying to pull him in, but he would not go—he was very drunk and violent—he was taken to the station, which was about a quarter of a mile off—a great mob followed us—there were four or five policemen—I was behind Topp, keeping the crowd back with my staff—the mob called out, "Go steady, go steady"—I did not strike the prisoner, and I did not see anybody else do so—I should have struck him, when I had got my staff out, if Topp had not rushed by me—it was unsafe to approach him without disarming him—it was dark in the passage—he got the blow over the head by falling down on the stones in the station—he was very violent, and would not be searched—the injury is not the result of any blow struck by the police—he threw himself down—I found this knife on him, with three blades (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—Orchard-place is a low, noisy place.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How many police were there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Four—the first thing I saw was the prisoner standing on the sill stamping and grinning—Bewley told him to go in—he said, "Go in and mind your own business"—he said it very mildly—he did not say, "Go in, sir; go in, and don't be stand
<lb/>ing here"—it was after Bewley was stabbed that I saw the prisoner strike at him seven or eight times.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> If Bewley had offered any act of violence towards the prisoner were you near enough to have seen it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Certainly.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-135" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-135" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-135" type="surname" value="HALLIGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-135" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HALLIGAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, D</hi> 83). I was in Orchard-place, and saw the prisoner among other people—he was drunk and bellowing out—I heard Bewley tell him to go in doors, and I told him to go in—that was after I had observed he was drunk and violent—I afterwards heard Bewley cry out that he was stabbed, and that the prisoner had a knife—I believe he directed us to</p>
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<p>draw our staves—in the scuffle the prisoner struck Bewley several times before I came to his assistance—I did not go till he said he was stabbed—(
<hi rend="italic">At this period of the trial one of the Jurors was suddenly taken ill, and it appearing by the testimony of two medical gentlemen, who were requested to attend him, that he was not likely to be able to resume his duties, the Court discharged the remaining Jurors from giving a verdict. One of the Jurors in waiting was substi
<lb/>tuted and the remaining eleven re-sworn, and the evidence already given was read over to them by Mr. Recorder</hi>)—I helped to secure him—he had no wound on the head then; he received that at the station.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> When they were about to strike him did you say, "No, do not hit him, he has had enough hitting?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, nothing of the sort—I am sometimes called "Big Tom"—I told the prisoner to go in several times—he knew what he was doing; he was not so very drunk—he was able to walk and to strike a blow—he was very violent at the station-house, and would not be searched—I might have said on the way to the station-house, "Do not hit the man," because I had him properly secured—there were two constables behind endeavouring to keep the crowd away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did anybody strike the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-136" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-136" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-136" type="surname" value="BEWLEV"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-136" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BEWLEV</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). A statement was made by the prisoner before the Magistrate, which was taken down and signed—this is Mr. Brough
<lb/>ton's signature—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>—"The prisoner says, I never struck the sergeant; about six months ago he struck me and followed me into the passage with his staff, and gave me a stroke with it: I committed no offence on that man that I recollect.")</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-137" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-137" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-137" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SAUNDERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, D</hi> 221). I was in Orchard-place on this night, and heard Bewley call out that he had been stabbed.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-138" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-138" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-138" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WILSON</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon, and assist Mr. Vickers, 32, Baker-street. On the morning of 27th Dec. I saw Bewley—I examined his thigh, and found that he had received a stab in the upper part of it, corresponding with two cuts in his coat and trowsers—the wound was nearly an inch and a half deep and half an inch in width—it was exactly such a wound as would be the result of a puncture by a small knife—it was not bleeding then—his drawers were covered with blood, and they had also been cut—I have been in attendance on him ever since, and he is not yet well—he is not fit to be in Court now—it will be some time before he will be able to resume his duties—it is a very awkward wound indeed, and independent of that, he received several other blows in the scuffle.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it a wound that might have proved dangerous?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Where it was it could not have proved dangerous, unless erysipelas had fol
<lb/>lowed, but if it had been three inches higher it would have transfixed the femoral artery; that would have materially perilled his life—if he had not had immediate assistance he would have bled to death.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> As it was you did not look at it as a serious wound?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was not one that would endanger his life—I did not attend the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-376-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 48.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-377-offence-1 t18490101-name-140"/>Deborah Joseph</persName>; and 1 candlestick, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-377-offence-1 t18490101-name-141"/>Henry Emanuel</persName>, in his dwelling-house; </rs>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-377-offence-2 t18490101-name-142"/>Samuel Obee</persName>, with intent to resist his lawful apprehension:</rs> to both which he pleaded</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-377-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-377-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-378-offence-1 t18490101-name-144"/>Elizabeth Con
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-145" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-145" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-145" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH CONNELL</persName> </hi>. I have been living at 5, Glasshouse-street, White
<lb/>chapel. On Thursday 14th Dec. I was in the Sir Sidney Smith public-house in Dock-street, in front of the bar, with a young man, a sailor—the prisoner came in with a jacket on his arm, and in a very improper manner asked the young man with me for relief—the words he used are not fit to express—I told him that was not the way to ask for relief, and if he asked properly I would not hinder the young man from giving him what he liked—he then offered his jacket for sale—the young man said he did not want to buy a jacket, and if he did he should not buy one of him, and told him to go about his business—he was told so more than a dozen times, but would not go—he called me a cow, a sow, and a mare, putting other dreadful words to it—I
<hi rend="italic">shoved</hi> him, he struck me and knocked me down, and as I was trying to get up I caught hold of his arm and he struck me twice under the eye—I bled very much indeed—I could not judge with what instrument it was done—I felt him pull
<lb/>ing it out of my eye—I was taken to the hospital, and remained there till the Saturday following.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-146" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-146" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-146" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-146" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS SMITH</persName> </hi>. I keep a boarding-house, at 5, Glasshouse-street. On Thursday night, 14th Dec, I was in the Sir Sidney Smith—the prisoner came in, and offered a jacket for sale to a young man, one of my lodgers, who was with Connell—he said if he wanted a jacket he should not purchase one of him—the prisoner was repeatedly told to go away—some altercation took place between the prisoner and Connell, but I did not hear the words that were made use of—after he had used some expressions to her she pushed him towards the door, and he raised his hand and struck at her downwards—I was not aware at the time that the blow had taken effect on her eye—I afterwards saw it—his hand was closed when he struck her—she fell, and as I was in the act of picking her up, he struck her over my shoulder again in the eye—there were four or five foreigners standing there, and they very much illused the prisoner—I interfered to protect him, and he went out—after he was gone I heard that Connell had been stabbed with a knife or razor, and I saw the blood running, and went out after the prisoner, overtook him, and brought him part of the way back—he then made some resistance—I said, "You shall come back with me, and I will not leave you"—he then said, "Then here goes for life or death," and he made a hit at my head, but it fell on my breast, and it ripped my jacket open—I was not aware that he had anything in his hand, but when I got him to the house I found that my coat was torn—when I took him into the house he had something in his right hand—he was about to put it into the breast of his flannel-shirt, when I took it out of his hand; it was a razor; it was not open—I sent for a policeman, and gave him into custody—I believe he was the worse for liquor.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-147" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-147" type="given" value="PORTER WILLIAM"/>PORTER WILLIAM DUNAWAT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 129). The prisoner was given into my custody—I received this razor from the landlord, in the pri
<lb/>soner's presence—in going to the station he said he should not have done it if she had not pushed him—there is some woman's hair on the razor—the wound was inflicted with the end.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-148" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-148" type="given" value="PETER"/>PETER GOWLAND</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgeon, at the London Hospital. The prosecutrix was brought there on Thursday, 14th Dec.—she had two stab wounds beneath the right eye, which penetrated to the bone—there was a great deal of inflammation of the eye and face on that side—she is suffering from the effects now—the blunt heel of the razor closed would produce such wounds, and if the wounds had been a trifle higher up the effect would have been very serious injury to the eye—it must have required considerable force to make the wounds; such a force as a downward blow would have.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I came in with a jacket, and asked the sailor to buy it; he asked if I was a sailor; I said, "Yes," but was
<hi rend="italic">hard up</hi>; he asked me to drink, but Connell pushed the pot away, and knocked off my cap, and tore my flannel-shirt; I had some things in my hand, and a case of razors, that I had bought the night before; I was drunk; she gave me a
<hi rend="italic">shove</hi>, and I fell forwards; she came at me again, and in pushing her back again this thing, somehow, got in contact with her eye.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES BARNES</hi> </persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-379-offence-1 t18490101-name-150"/>David Tyrie</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., or 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., for gardening and shrubs—I gave the prisoner a 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.-note to take to Adams, as I was going out of town, and thought he might want money—I gave the prisoner no authority to change it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to give me, but he had only brought me 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he said his mistress had borrowed the rest of him, and when I came to the employment again he would ask his mistress for it, and pay me; and he said, "If you please, if when you come back to work, master should ask you what money I paid you, say 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>."—he has never paid me the 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I have since been paid by Mr. Tyrie.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> It is false what he says about Mrs. Tyrie borrowing the money; no such words passed; I told him I had laid out 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for things, and when he came to work I would ask mistress for the money, and would pay him; he said, "Never mind, give it me any time;" I said I could not ask my mistress for it then, as she was unwell.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> He did not say he had laid out the 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for things; he said his mistress had had it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-153" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-153" type="surname" value="TYRIE"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-153" type="given" value="ELIZABETH JULIA"/>ELIZABETH JULIA TYRIE</persName> </hi>. I am the prosecutor's wife. I did not borrow 10
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I had no recol
<lb/>lection of the items—the prisoner said he could not specify the items, as he had lost his book—no wages were due to him when he left—he was paid on Saturday evening, and left on Sunday morning—the servants knew he was going.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-154" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD BRADBURN</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Mr. Jessop, the clerk to the Magi
<lb/>strates, at Edmonton. I was present when the prisoner was under examina
<lb/>tion—this is Mr. Busk's, the Magistrate's, signature—(
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>—"James Barnes saith as follows:—'I hope my master will be as lenient as he can with me' ")—he was charged with stealing a 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.-note.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> When Mr. Tyrie gave me the 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.-note I went
<hi rend="italic">to</hi> Adams's house with it; I saw his son and daughter, but he was not at home; I had several things to fetch in for the house, and as Mrs. Tyrie</p>
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<p>was not up, I made use of 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to pay for them, at I was dally in the habit of doing; my master did not pay me my wages when he went out of town, as he usually did; next Tuesday or Wednesday my mistress settled with me, and paid me 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; Adams was not there at the time, and I neglected to pay him the 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; I did not do this with any fraudulent intention; if I had had the inclination to be dishonest I had plenty of opportunities; Mrs. Tyrie has left her reticule in the garden and kitchen, and I have owned it to her, and I have had Mr. Tyrie's coat to brush when there has been money and bank-notes in the pockets.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-155" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID TYRIE</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I may have left my pocket-book in my pocket—I cannot say whether or not I had omitted to pay the prisoner his wages in this instance—he generally had the money given him to get things—he has occa
<lb/>sionally paid for trifling things, and put them down in his book, which he gave to his mistress every Saturday night—he was taken up for deserting his wife and family.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-156" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES ADAMS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I never heard that the prisoner had been calling to see me before he paid me the 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-379-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-379-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 39.</p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-380-offence-1 t18490101-name-158"/>William Stanley</persName>, by false pretences.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARNELL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-159" type="witnessName">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for his mistress, as a man had brought some fagots, I think he said from Cheshunt, and she did not like to send him away without the money, and she had no change by her—in consequence of that I let him have the 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I have never received it since—I believed the story he told me, or I should not have let him have it—I should not have trusted him himself.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-160" type="given" value="ELIZABETH JULIA"/>ELIZABETH JULIA TYRIE</persName> </hi>. I never received a load of fagots on 9th June—I did not on that or any day send the prisoner to Mr. Stanley's shop to borrow 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; I was never placed in a position to do so—some fagots had arrived at the end of May, for which I paid 21
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and they would not be consumed by the beginning of June.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> Mrs. Tyrie gave me a 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.-note to change; I lost it, and borrowed the 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to make it up.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-380-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-381-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.** Aged 21.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-381-18490101 t18490101-381-punishment-18"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 2
<hi rend="italic">nd</hi>, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">KELLY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM HUNTER</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">EDWARD BULLOCK</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Edward Bullock, Esq., and the Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-382-18490101 t18490101-382-punishment-19"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-166" type="given" value="HANNAH"/>HANNAH HUMPHREYS</persName> </hi>. I am single, and keep a coffee-shop in Duke-street, St. Pancras. The week before last the prisoner came for a cup of coffee—he gave me a crown-piece, and I gave him 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and he went away—I put the crown into a small rag, between two beds—the pri
<lb/>soner came again, an evening or two afterwards, for a cup of tea and a penny
<lb/>worth of bread and butter—I received from my sister a half-sovereign, and gave him 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—I put the half-sovereign into the same rag with the crown—the prisoner came again on the Friday night for a cup of tea—he then was in a different dress—he gave me a half-sovereign; I gave him in change three half-crowns, 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he put one of the half-crowns to his teeth, and found it was bad—I went for another—he put that to his teeth, and said it was good—I put the half-sovereign with the other—I afterwards discovered that the money was all bad—on Saturday evening week the pri
<lb/>soner came again, about half-past six or seven o'clock, for a cup of coffee—I served him, he gave me a half-sovereign; I noticed it, sent my sister for an officer, and gave him into custody—I had had the misfortune to take two other bad half-sovereigns that week of a young man and his companion—I had five bad half-sovereigns in all—I gave one to one officer, and four to the other, and the bad crown.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-168" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ASHFIELD</persName> </hi>. I lodge with Mrs. Humphreys. On 19th Dec. I was in her shop—I saw the prisoner place down a 5
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-169" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, S</hi> 264). I was called on 23d Dec, and took the prisoner—I received from Hannah Humphreys this half-sovereign—she told the prisoner he gave her that and two others before—he said nothing—he was searched, but nothing found on him—I marked the half-sovereign, and gave it to sergeant King; I got it back from him, this is it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-170" type="given" value="NATHAN"/>NATHAN SAUNDERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, S</hi> 121). I went with Hall to the coffee-shop—I got these four half-sovereigns, this crown, and three half-crowns—I handed them over to the sergeant, at the station—I got them back.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-171" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-171" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-171" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN KING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, S</hi> 2). I was at Albany station when the prisoner was brought there—I got a bad half-sovereign from Hall, and this other money from Saunders—I put them into a drawer—I returned them the same morning.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-172" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-172" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Royal Mint. This half-sovereign is counterfeit—these other four are also counterfeit, they are cast in the same mould—this crown is counterfeit, and these three half-crowns also—two of them are from the same mould.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> She states I was in the shop on Thursday, I was at another part of the town; I went into the shop on the Friday to have a cup of coffee, and gave her the half-sovereign; whether it was bad I cannot say.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-383-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN BROWN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-174" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH FROST</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George Frost, we keep a cook's-shop, in Artillery-passage. On 28th Dec, the prisoner came for a plate of meat and bread—it came to 3 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a shilling—I gave him change, and put the shilling in the bowl—there was no other silver there—I then went out, and left Elizabeth North there—I returned in about two hours and found the prisoner in custody.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-175" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA NORTH</persName> </hi>. I took care of Mrs. Frost's shop while she went out—I served the prisoner with a pennyworth of pudding—he gave me a shilling—I gave him 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers—I put the shilling in the bowl with the one Mrs. Frost had put in—soon after, the prisoner called for 1/4 lb. of pudding—he gave me another shilling, I put that in the bowl, and gave him 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—he afterwards wanted another 1/4lb. of pudding, and gave me another shil
<lb/>ling for that, which I also put into the bowl with the others—he then wanted more pudding—I went on changing shilling after shilling for him—he gave me 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for one 1/4lb.—the last shilling he gave me I gave to Mary Bond to look at, and bit it—she went out to get change, and came back with a constable, and the prisoner was taken into custody—I gave the constable the four shillings.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-176" type="given" value="MARY"/>MART BOND</persName> </hi>. I go to Mrs. Frost's, to wash and chair—I was there on 28th Dec—Mrs. North gave me a bad shilling—I went out and got a police
<lb/>man—I put the shilling down with the other three—they were given to the policeman.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-177" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-177" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL DAMERSLL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 140). I took the prisoner at Mrs. Frost's, and received these four shillings—I found on him 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers—in going to the station, he tried to throw me down and get away—in coming halfway down Commercial-street, he fell, and by his falling some money dropped—a man with a light jacket took it up, and ran away with it</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-178" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-178" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-178" type="surname" value="POWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-178" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. Two of these are counterfeit shillings of Victoria, and two other are counterfeit of George the Third, and cast in the same mould.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I got change for a half-sovereign in a public-house, and they must have given me the bad money; I was in liquor, and had no recollection of being in the place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-179" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-179" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-179" type="surname" value="DAMERSLL"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-179" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL DAMERSLL</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> The prisoner was not intoxicated.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-384-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 29.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS DEVAN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-181" type="given" value="LOUISA"/>LOUISA WEBB</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist, and live in Weymouth-terrace. On 15th Dec, the prisoner came for a cigar, gave me a half-crown, and I gave him 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, which I got from Elizabeth Greaves, who was in the par
<lb/>lour—on the 16th, the prisoner came again for a cigar—he gave me a half-crown—I gave it to Mrs. Greaves, who put it in her pocket—directly the prisoner had left, Mrs. Greaves discovered it to be bad—I gave the two half-crowns to the officer—on 19th, the prisoner came again for a cigar, and gave me a half-crown—I noticed it to be bad, and knowing him, I said I would go and get change—he said, "I have got copper sufficient"—I went after a policeman—he went after the prisoner, who was then running off, and brought him back—he said, "l am led into it"—I gave the last bad half
<lb/>crown to Lee, and the other two to Hayward—I am positive the prisoner is the man.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> You said you did not know me, but you thought you knew my coat.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No, I said nothing of the kind.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-182" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA GREAVES</persName> </hi>. I am a widow. On 15th Dec I was in Mrs. Webb's parlour when the prisoner came in—I gave Mrs. Webb change, and got a half
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<p>prisoner came again, and I then got another half-crown from Mrs. Webb and gave her change—I kept the half-crown and gave both to the officer.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-183" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-183" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-183" type="given" value="ROBERT RUSSELL"/>ROBERT RUSSELL WENHAM</persName> </hi>. I was called, and saw the prisoner ruuning from the door—I caught him and took him into custody—he said he had been with a party who gave him the half-crown.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did the prosecutrix say she thought she knew my coat but did not know my face?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She said she knew you by your dress.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-184" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-184" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-184" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN LEE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, G</hi> 179). I got a half-crown from Mrs. Webb—the prisoner was asked why he was running—he said, to find the man by whom he had been led into it, that the man had promised him a pint of beer, and gave him the half-crown to go round the corner and get a cigar.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-185" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-185" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-185" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HAYWARD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, G</hi> 212). I got these two bad half-crowns from Mrs. Webb.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-186" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-186" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-186" type="surname" value="POWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18490101-name-186" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. Two of these are cast in the same mould—they are all counterfeit.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I met a person I knew; he asked me to have some porter, and told me to go and get two cheroots, and he would wait at the public-house; I went, and the half-crown he had given me was bad; I said I had coppers enough to pay for one: the lady went out, and I was going to the man I got the half-crown of.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-385-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23.
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY CANNON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-188" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM VICKERS</persName> </hi>. I am barman to Mr. Miles, who keeps the Chelsea Waterworks. On 19th Dec. the prisoner came about half-past ten o'clock in the evening for half a pint of gin and half a pint of beer—they came to 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she offered me a bad half-crown—I asked her how she came by it—she first said she got it for a day's work, and she afterwards said it was not hers, but somebody sent it—I marked it, and kept it by itself till I gave it to Mr. Miles the next morning.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-189" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-189" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MILES</persName> </hi>. I keep the Chelsea Waterworks. I got a half-crown from Vickers—I kept it in my pocket, and gave it to the policeman the next day.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-190" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-190" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD BROWN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, B</hi> 116). I got this half-crown from Mr. Miles.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You knew where she lived?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I have known her some years—she has a husband and two children.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-191" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-191" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-191" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH ATKINS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Jacob Atkins, he keeps the Cornish Arms beer-house in Ebury-street, about a quarter of a mile from Mr. Miles's. The prisoner came on 19th for half a pint of beer—she gave me a five-shilling piece and I gave her change—I put it into the till, but did not shut the drawer—I had only one sixpence in it—I showed the crown to Mr. Bellman and he gave it me back—I gave it to the policeman.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-192" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-192" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BELLMAN</persName> </hi>. I was in the Cornish Arms that night, between ten and eleven o'clock—the prisoner asked for half a pint of beer—I saw her pass the bad crown—I pointed out where she lived.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You know where she lived?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; she was in my debt at the time—she gave me a sixpence out of the change.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-193" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-193" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-193" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES MORGAN</persName> </hi>. I was at the Cornish Anns on that occasion—Mrs. Atkins showed me a crown—I gave it back to Mr. Bellman—he gave it back to her.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18490101-name-194" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18490101-name-194" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-194" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GOSSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, B</hi> 250). I took the prisoner into custody coming towards her own house—I took her to the Cornish Arms—I got this crown from Mrs. Atkins—the prisoner at first said it was half-a-crown, then she said it was a crown-piece, but she did not know it was bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> She made a long statement?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She did, before the Magistrate, and named some person from whom she said she had the money—I have looked after that person, but have not seen her.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-195" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. This half-crown and crown are both counterfeit.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE BAILEY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-197" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK WESTLEY</persName> </hi>. My father is a stationer, in the Strand. The prisoner came to me on Saturday, 16th Dec, a little after six o'clock, for half a quire of note-paper and two envelopes, which came to 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he offered me a half-crown—I told him it was bad, and marked it with a hammer—I asked where he came from; he did not seem able to answer me—I asked where he worked—he said, "Down the Strand"—I cut the half-crown with the scissors and put it amongst the halfpence—I took it out on Monday morning and kept it in my pocket till Wednesday, when I gave it to the policeman.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-198" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE READ</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, of the Strand, about 150 yards from Mr. Westley's. The prisoner came to my shop about a quarter-past six o'clock on Saturday evening week for half a pound of beef-steak—he offered me a bad half-crown—I said, "Young man, it is a bad one; have you got any more of these?"—he said he had not—I chopped it into two pieces—I gave him into custody, and gave the two pieces to the policeman.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-199" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS WARD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, F</hi> 102). I took the prisoner into custody at Mr. Read's, and received from him these two pieces of broken coin, and this half-crown from Mr. Westley—I found on the prisoner two penny-pieces.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-200" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. This half-crown and these two pieces are counterfeit.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-387-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury.—
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-202" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GUNN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 401). On 24th Dec. I was on duty, with two other officers, at eleven o'clock at night, in Peter-street, Cow-cross—I saw the prisoner in company with another man—I knew the prisoner well—I said to him, "What have you got about you?"—he held his hand up—my brother officer tried to get hold of it, but he threw a white-paper parcel away—it fell on the pavement, and burst, and a number of half-crowns flew away from it—there was a violent struggle with the prisoner—he tried to put his foot on the half-crowns—I picked up two of them—he was taken to the station—a 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., in copper, was found on him, in good money—he said we should find nothing on him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 407). I picked up nine of the half-crowns close by the prisoner—I had observed him throw the packet away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-204" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN THOMPSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 414). I saw the prisoner throw the packet away—I picked up one of the half-crowns.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-205" type="given" value="CALEB EDWARD"/>CALEB EDWARD POWELL</persName> </hi>. These twelve half-crowns are all counterfeit and cast in the same mould.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> I was coming home through Smithfield; I picked up a pocket-book and took it to a public-house in Cow-cross; opened it; and it contained these twelve half-crowns wrapped in white paper very carefully; a young man said he thought he could bring me the party who had lost them; he went out and came back and said he had seen the party, and if I would wait</p>
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<p>till eleven, the party would pay me for my trouble; at eleven o'clock the young man came and said, "Come along with me;" I went, he said, "Don't carry them in your hand, put them in your pocket;" I said I had no pocket, I told him to carry them; in going along we met the policeman, he threw them down and ran away.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-388-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 29.—
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<interp inst="t18490101-389-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin; to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-389-18490101 t18490101-389-punishment-26"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-209" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY GLAVIN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Edmund Glavin. On the afternoon of 27th Dec. I was going through Judd-street and saw a crowd—I had one half-crown, fourteen shillings and sixpence in my pocket, in a printed paper—I took it out, sat down on a step, and put my money in my lap while I undid my boot—while I was sitting down a lad and a woman walked against me—when I had put my boot to rights I got up and walked on a few steps—I then missed my money—I heard a lad call out, "Mistress, you have dropped something," and a gentleman at the next door asked if I had anything in paper—I went after the lad but he got away; who he was I don't know—it was my husband's money.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-210" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY ARNOLD</persName> </hi>. I was going through Judd-street about three in the afternoon of 27th Dec.—I saw Mrs. Glavin sitting on a step of a door—I saw her get up, and I saw a parcel lying on the step where she had been sitting—I suppose it must have dropped out of her clothing as she got up—I saw the prisoner pick it up—I knew him by sight—he must have seen Mrs. Glavin sitting there, he was close by her—I called out, "Mistress, you have dropped something"—she turned round—the prisoner walked a little way and then ran, and I lost sight of him—there was a woman with him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-211" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GOLDSMITH</persName> </hi>. I live at 42, Judd-street. On the afternoon of 23d Dec. I saw Mrs. Glavin stooping down to the step, and a small paper parcel lying by her—I saw two women and a lad standing just against her when she was stooping—I saw the lad pick up the parcel and put it in his pocket—he turned to the two women who were standing on the pavement—the prosecutrix turned and missed the parcel—I saw her looking about for it—I spoke to her, she did not understand me—she went towards the New-road—the boy who picked up the parcel stood with the two women—they then parted, he walked with one of them a few yards and then left her and ran away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-212" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH CHILMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, E</hi> 74). I received information and found the prisoner, in consequence of a description, at his father's residence—I told him what he was charged with—he said he was merely passing by, that he did not pick up the money, he was going down Skinner's-street.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was going to fetch some potatoes; I did not take the money up.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-213" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BOARDMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, E</hi> 16). I produce a certificate of the prisoner's former conviction at Clerkenwell—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted January</hi>, 1846,
<hi rend="italic">confined one month and whipped</hi>)—the prisoner is the boy.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-390-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-391-offence-1 t18490101-name-215"/>Arthur John Wiekett Coham</persName>, her master.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-216" type="given" value="ARTHUR JOHN WKKETT"/>ARTHUR JOHN WKKETT COHAM</persName> </hi>. I keep the Angel and Trumpet, in</p>
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<p>King-street, Holborn. The prisoner was in my service, she was to leave on 27th Dec.—about six o'clock that evening I saw her on the stairs leading to the cellar—I asked where she was going, she said to get some coals—after that I was walking in the passage, saw a light in the spirit-cellar, and saw the prisoner drawing gin from the barrel—I went down, she had an empty bottle in her hand—I said there was a great smell of gin, she said she knew nothing about it—she dropped the bottle she had in her hand—I found in her pocket this bottle of gin—I gave it to the constable and gave her in charge.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long was it after you had the conversation with her about the coals that you saw the light?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two minutes—I did not hear her say she meant to pay for it; she said so before the Magistrate—if she wanted gin she always had it given her—she was not to get it from the cellar.</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-217" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM UPFOLD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, E</hi> 48). I took the prisoner—she said she took the gin, and intended to pay her master for it when she got to the bar.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character, and her sister engaged to provide for her.)</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JONES</hi> pleaded
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JANE BARNES</hi> </persName>
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<lb/>shop. On 27th Nov. I missed two pieces of ribbon from a box in the window, and a bonnet from a stand—I had seen them safe an hour before—I heard something, and was informed where Barnes lived—I went to her, and asked her if her name was Barnes, she said, "Yes"—I said I came for a bonnet that was stolen from my place, she said, "If I had it I bought it"—I said she must have known it came from Fletcher's—she first said she did not, and then she acknowledged it—she said, "I know the party that told you, and as she has
<hi rend="italic">split</hi> on me for the bonnet, I will
<hi rend="italic">split</hi> on her for the ribbon"—she first said she gave 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for the bonnet, then a shilling, and then it came to sixpence—I should not have known about the ribbon if she had not told me—this is my bonnet (
<hi rend="italic">produced.</hi>)</p>
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-226" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PORTER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, G</hi> 101). I took Ride into custody—I told him I wanted him for stealing some ribbon and a bonnet—he said, "I know I stole it; what do you think I shall get done to?"—this is the bonnet.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Barnes's Defence.</hi> I did not know the bonnet was stolen.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">RIDE</hi>
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<interp inst="t18490101-393-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 13.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BARNES</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-393-18490101 t18490101-393-punishment-30"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., with intent to defraud
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-396-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18490101-397-offence-1 t18490101-name-235"/>George Gittings</persName>, from his person; both having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-237" type="given" value="DENBEIGH JOSEPH"/>DENBEIGH JOSEPH HARTWELL</persName> </hi>. About one that morning, I was coming along Dean-street, I heard a cry of police, and saw Johnson running along—she stopped at the house of a person named Howe, and threw something down the area—she then ran on to St. Ann's-court—a policeman came up; I told him where she had gone, and that what she had was down the area.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-238" type="given" value="EZER"/>EZER FREEMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, C</hi> 178). I was on duty in Dean-street—Mr. Hartwell gave me information—I went into St. Ann's-court and took Johnson—she had got down to Wardour-street, and some man had stopped her—I went to the area which was pointed out, went down with the man, and saw him pick up this watch, which he gave me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-239" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BINGHAM</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I produce a certificate of Johnson's former conviction—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 1848,
<hi rend="italic">and confined six months</hi>)—she is the person.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18490101-name-240" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I produce a certificate of Bradford's former conviction by the name of Mary Ann Painter (
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted</hi> 1847,
<hi rend="italic">and confined six months</hi>)—she is the person.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BRADFORD</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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