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<p>Taken in Short-hand</p>
<p>33, Southampton-street, Strand.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-1" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TYLER</persName>, PRINTER, BOLT-COURT, FLEET-STREET.</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, December 17th, 1849, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS FARNCOMB</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London: Sir William Taylor Coleridge, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench; Sir Robert Monsey Rolfe, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir John Key, Bart.;
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-2" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>Sir George Carroll</persName>, Knt.;
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-3" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Hunter</persName>, Esq.; Thomas Sidney, Esq. M.P.;
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-4" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Challis</persName>, Esq.; Thomas Quested Finnis, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-5" type="given" value="ROBERT WALTER"/>Robert Walter Car
<lb/>den</persName>, Esq.; Aldermen of the said City; John Mirehouse, Esq., Common-Serjeant of the said City; and
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-6" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Bullock</persName>, Esq., Judge of the Sheriffs' Court: Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-7" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LAWRENCE</persName> </hi>, Esq., Ald</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-8" type="given" value="DONALD"/>DONALD NICOLL</persName> </hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">DAVID WILLIAMS WIRE</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="t18491217-name-11" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Smith</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">FARNCOMB, MAYOR. SECOND 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, December</hi> 17th, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Rt. Hon. the
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORO MAYOR</hi>; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE CARROLL</hi>, Knt., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM HUNTER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIDNEY</hi>; Mr. Ald
<hi rend="smallCaps">FINNIS</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARDEN</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Could not any person have escaped the backway?
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-105" type="given" value="MARIA"/>MARIA STOCKER</persName> </hi>. I am in the prosecutor's service. On the evening of 27th Nov. from a quarter to half-past eight o'clock, I was coming down stairs, and thought I heard some one up-stairs—I went and lifted up the, valens of my master's bed, and saw a man's band underneath; I screamed out, and my master came and caught me—I did not see any more than the hand, I ran away screaming.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> How long before the robbery had your mistress been up-stairs
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> think about a quarter of an hour.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-106" type="given" value="GRACE"/>GRACE PHILLIPS</persName> </hi>. I am the prosecutor's wife. On the evening of 27th Nov., I was on the second-floor of the house—in consequence of what the girl said to me, I went up after her to my bed-room on the third-floor—she raised the valens of the bed, and said there was somebody under it—as she left, I saw a person in the act of crawling from under the bed—the person turned his face towards me—it was the prisoner—I opened the window, and screamed out—I had been in the room about a quarter of an hour before—the secretaire was then safe, and shut.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you not say when you left the room you left the keys safe on the dressing-room table?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; you are the person that came from under the bed, to the best of my belief—I screamed out, for I was afraid you were coming towards me.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 59). I heard the screaming, went to the house, and went up-stairs with the prosecutor—I found no person in the house but the prisoner, or any trace of any—there was no appearance of any-person having escaped—the doors and windows were all shut and fastened—when we came down stairs, the prosecutor said to the prisoner, "We believe, Alfred, you know all about it; it will be best for you to tell the truth"—I stopped him and said, "You must not say anything of that, if you are going to give him in custody"—I took him in custody, searched him, and found a knife in his coat-pocket—I asked how he accounted for having it in his pos
<lb/>session—he said, "I am not bound to answer you any question; you can do nothing with me; you found no money on me"—he had heard Mr. Phillips say what he had lost—he afterwards said that when he went out he went to the Angel, and stopped there rather longer than he usually did; that be heard the screaming, and ran in—I afterwards examined the secretaire—it appeared to have been opened with a knife, or some such instrument—I afterwards locked it, applied this knife, and it opened it, and the marks cor
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I left the shop about half-past seven o'clock to go to the Angel, to see what time it was, and said I would bring Rabjohn word; I met two men there, and stopped talking a few minutes; I heard a scream
<lb/>ing, and ran in, and the first person I saw in the shop was Mr. Tilley, a tobacconist; I went down the yard, and in at one of the side-doors, and met my master by the shop door; I was there about two hours before he said he suspected me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-189-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d: also</hi>, 2 other sums of 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.:
<hi rend="italic">also</hi>, 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the moneys of
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ALFRED HUMPHREYS</hi> </persName>
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<interp inst="t18491217-192-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>; stealing a leg of mutton, value 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-192-offence-1 t18491217-name-115"/>John Wells</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-116" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WELLS</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher at Hillingdon, and have a stall in Uxbridge market, Humphreys assisted me occasionally in loading and unloading my cart—he did so on 8th Dec.—I had a leg of mutton that day, which I have since missed; I lost it from my cart—the policeman came and showed it to me, and this is it (
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CARTER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did you put it into the cart?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> On Saturday night, about ten o'clock—I am a regular butcher; I was brought up to it—they cut very different in Oxfordshire to what they do in this county; we cut them longer—I remember this leg by hacking it on the edge—I missed the joint—I first missed it on the Tuesday, but could not tell whether I had lost or sold it—it was the policeman coming that enabled me to recollect I had not sold it—I then went round to my customers—I kill about four sheep a week—I took back several different joints on the Saturday night, amounting to more than one sheep.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-117" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL SUDBURY</persName> </hi>. I saw the three prisoners together, on the Monday, and watched them from about six to eight o'clock—at eight, I saw them all three go up Page's-lane; afterwards Humphreys came back, walked to the corner, and whistled, and Burrell and Humphreys came down together—they all three turned to go down the town—I went across, and asked Burrell what he had under his coat—he said, "Nothing"—I found this leg of mutton—I asked where he got it—he said he found it—I took him to the station—the others ran away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-118" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WELLINS</persName> </hi>. I saw Burrell and Humphreys round the cart after the meat was packed up—they followed me down to where the cart was standing—the mutton was then safe, for what I know—the cart was at the Three Legs public-house—I was in charge of it—I went away to fetch a young man to go home with my master—there were not many people about then—the cart was covered over with a cloth.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>), I took Humphreys into custody—he asked what it was for—I said for stealing a leg of mutton—he said, "Have you got Burrell?"—I said, "Yes, you will see him at the station"—I saw them all three together, on the Saturday and Monday night</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-192-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 17.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-192-18491217 t18491217-192-punishment-5"/>Confined Four Months</rs> </hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi> and
<hi rend="largeCaps">HUMPHREYS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, December</hi> 11th, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIR JOHN KEY</hi>, Bart.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FINNIS</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARDEN</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">EDWARD BULLOCK</hi>, Esq.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Before Edward Bullock, Esq., and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the property of
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-126" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SIMONS</persName> </hi>. I am in Inspector of police. On 2d Dec, about eight o'clock in the evening, I was passing Warwick-street, and saw Smith leaving the corner of the prosecutor's shop in a hurried manner—he had a pair of shoes in his hand, and this stick—there was a gas-light—a female came to the shop-door and called "Police!"—Smith ran away—I pursued and caught him—I bad lost sight of him three times—I am certain the person I caught was the same I saw at first—I stopped him in a square—he flung the shoes over the railings, and gave me the stick—I sent an officer to get the shoes—Smith said, they were a pair he had found—I saw these shoes fitted on Woodward—they fitted him exactly.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Smith's Defence.</hi> It rained very hard, and I was running home; I found the shoes in the square, and threw them-over into the green.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-195-offence-1 t18491217-name-128"/>William Lilburne</persName>, in a vessel in a port.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, December</hi> 18th, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FINNIS</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant, and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the goods of
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the moneys of
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<rs id="t18491217-200-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18491217-202-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 35.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18491217-202-punishment-14" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-202-18491217 t18491217-202-punishment-14"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18491217-203-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>; stealing 45 lbs. weight of sugar, value 20
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-203-offence-1 t18491217-name-148"/>Henry Hatton</persName>.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-149" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-149" type="surname" value="KEEN"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-149" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS KEEN</persName> </hi>. I am wagoner to Henry Hatton. On 25th Nov., I loaded my cart with sugar, and lost one loaf.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You left the van at the Oxford Arms?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it broke down, and was left in the prisoner's custody there—he is the watchman—my master has no partner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-150" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-150" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-150" type="surname" value="BEAVIS"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-150" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BEAVIS</persName> </hi>. I am a grocer of 18, Shoemaker-row. On 3d Dec., the prisoner called on me, and offered me this loaf of sugar for sale when the shop was full of customers—he left it with me—finding it had been packed for the country, and that the direction had been torn off, I suspected it was stolen, and sent for a policeman.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-151" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-151" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-151" type="surname" value="WOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-151" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WOOD</persName> </hi>. I am delivery-clerk to Bowman and another, sugar-refiners; delivered a lot of sugar to King—this is part of it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How do you know it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> By the white paper, and the number on it—all the sugar I gave him had this number on it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-152" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-152" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-152" type="surname" value="CORAM"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-152" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CORAM</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I took the prisoner.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-203-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 52.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18491217-204-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>; stealing 1 half-crown, 2 shillings, and 2 sixpences; the moneys of
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-154" type="given" value="THOMAS JOHN"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-204-offence-1 t18491217-name-154"/>Thomas John Ash</persName>, from the person of
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-155" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-155" type="surname" value="ASH"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-155" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-204-offence-1 t18491217-name-155"/>Eliza
<lb/>beth Ash</persName>: having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-156" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-156" type="surname" value="ASH"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-156" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH ASH</persName> </hi>. On 2d Dec, about twelve o'clock at night, I was in my passage getting my husband out of a quarrel—his name is Thomas John Ash—I received information, and missed my money, a half-crown, two six
<lb/>pences, and some coppers.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-157" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-157" type="surname" value="PACXER"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-157" type="given" value="MARY"/>MART PACXER</persName> </hi>. I saw the prisoner hanging about Mrs. Ash—she had her</p>
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<p>hand on Mrs. Ash's side, under her dress—I said, "You are not wanted here; you do not belong"—she directly ran off—I told Mrs. Ash.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-158" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-158" type="surname" value="RIORDEN"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-158" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>PATRICK RIORDEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I went after the prisoner, and took her to the station—she put her hand in her pocket and took out one shilling and fourpence three farthings—I took it out of her hand—the female searcher searched her, but only found a latch-key—while we were waiting in the passage at the police-court, a man came up and she gave him her handkerchief I took it from him, and found a half-crown in it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> My cousin gave me the half-crown; the person who took the money gave Mr. Ash one shilling of it; Mrs. Ash said, if I would give her five shillings she would not come against me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. ASH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> A party came and offered me the money, but I would not take it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-159" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-159" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-159" type="surname" value="TYLER"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-159" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY TYLER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 412). I produce a certificate—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Emma Surridge, Convicted Jan.</hi>, 1847,
<hi rend="italic">of stealing money from the person, and transported for ten years</hi>)—I was presents—she is the person—she got off transportation owing to her good conduct.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-204-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 16.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18491217-204-punishment-16" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
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<interp inst="t18491217-205-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>; stealing 1 shift, 1 shirt, and 1 night-gown, value 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-162" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-162" type="surname" value="STEVENS"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-162" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-205-offence-1 t18491217-name-162"/>James Stevens</persName>:
<hi rend="largeCaps">HARDY</hi> having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-163" type="surname" value="STEVENS"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-163" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES STEVENS</persName> </hi>. I am a gentleman's servant. I received information, and ran after Hardy and overtook him with my wife's clothes in his basket of herrings—another young lad was near him, but I was not near enough to see him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-164" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-164" type="surname" value="STEVENS"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-164" type="given" value="FRANCES"/>FRANCES STEVENS</persName> </hi>. This gown is mine, and the shirt my husband's-1 had hung them up to dry.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-165" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-165" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-165" type="surname" value="HALL"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-165" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HALL</persName> </hi>. I was at work, and saw two persons—one got over the hedge and took some linen and gave it to the other—Hardy was one.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-166" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-166" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-166" type="surname" value="LANGDON"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-166" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE LANGDON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I took Hill, and told him the charge—he said he had been expecting me before; that he did not take them, hut he watched while Hardy took them and put them over the hedge, and he put them in the basket,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-167" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-167" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-167" type="surname" value="LANODON"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-167" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE LANODON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I produce a certificate (
<hi rend="italic">read—John Hardy, Convicted Feb.</hi>, 1847,
<hi rend="italic">having been before convicted, and confined six months</hi>)—Hardy is the person.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HILL</hi>
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<interp inst="t18491217-205-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-205-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-205-18491217 t18491217-205-punishment-17"/>Confined Seven Days</rs>, and
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-205-18491217 t18491217-205-punishment-18"/>Whipped.</rs> </hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HARDY</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-205-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-205-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 16.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18491217-205-punishment-19" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-205-18491217 t18491217-205-punishment-19"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-206-offence-1 t18491217-name-169"/>Lucy Williams</persName>: having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-170" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-170" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-170" type="surname" value="SUTTER"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-170" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA SUTTER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Edward Sutter, of 14, North-place. On 3
<hi rend="italic">rd</hi> Dec. I was standing next door to Lucy Williams's shop; the prisoner came up and said he was badly off, like me, and was obliged to sell matches; that he was going to steal something, and if I saw him take anything not to tell, and he would give me a pint of beer; that he had 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a night to pay for his lodging, and had nothing to pay it with—I said, "You had better go on; I don't want to know your business"—he left me, crossed the road, and I saw him standing at the door of Mrs. Williams's shop—I saw his hand up with something bright in it, and then I saw a hat in his hand—he ran across the road with it—I gave information.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-171" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-171" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-171" type="surname" value="CORPE"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-171" type="given" value="THOMAS CHARLES"/>THOMAS CHARLES CORPE</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mrs. Lucy Williams. I</p>
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<p>received information, and missed a hat from the door—I had seen it safe five minutes before.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-172" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-172" type="surname" value="HARRIS"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-172" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HARRIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I took the prisoner, and told him it was for stealing a hat, and asked if he recollected speaking to a match
<lb/>woman—he said yes, but he knew nothing about a hat—I found a pair of scissors in his pocket.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> I am a grinder, and had the scissors to grind; I was not there at the time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-173" type="surname" value="HARRIS"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-173" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HARRIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I produce a certificate—(
<hi rend="italic">read-Richard Jyres, Convicted March</hi>, 1849,
<hi rend="italic">and confined six months</hi>)—the pri
<lb/>soner is the man.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-206-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. † * Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18491217-207-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/>; stealing 1 jacket, 1 waistcoat, 1 pair of trow
<lb/>sers, and other articles, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-207-offence-1 t18491217-name-175"/>Stephen Blenkin</persName>, in a vessel on the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-207-offence-1 t18491217-geo-1"/>Regent's Canal</placeName>.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-176" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-176" type="surname" value="BLENKIN"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-176" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>STEPHEN BLENKIN</persName> </hi>. I am a sailor, on board the
<hi rend="italic">Medora</hi>, which was lying in the Regent's Canal. On Friday morning, the 30th Nov., I missed a jacket, trowsers, waistcoat, handkerchief, shirt, and a pair of shoes from my chest in the forecastle—I had seen them there at eleven o'clock the night before—these are them (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>),</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-177" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-177" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WALKER</persName> </hi>. The prisoner lodged in the same house with me. On Friday morning, 30th Nov., he came home about seven o'clock, with a suit of clothes on—he sat down by the fire and looked in the pockets—there was a threepenny-piece in one and a farthing in another—he went out and got some
<hi rend="italic">grub</hi> with the threepenny-piece, and took the clothes to pawn—he came back, and said he had been to several shops, and they would not take them in, but at last be pawned them for 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he showed me the ticket—I can swear to this handkerchief, but not to anything else.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-178" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES EVES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I took the prisoner, and told him it was for stealing some clothes on the Regent's Canal—he said he had not been there—I found these shoes (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) at the side of his bed.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-179" type="surname" value="BLENKIN"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-179" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>STEPHEN BLENKIN</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I swear these are my shoes—I had a threepenny-piece and a farthing in my pocket—my chest was open—some one must have come down while I was asleep.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I bought the shoes in Petticoat-lane, about two months ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-207-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-208-offence-1 t18491217-name-181"/>Charlotte Digby</persName>, her mistress.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-182" type="given" value="CAROLINE"/>CAROLINE HURST</persName> </hi>. I am a servant to Charlotte Digby. The prisoner was occasionally employed to clean—I have missed a table-cloth, shift, and towel, my mistress's property—these are them (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—she had the sheets to wash.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-183" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES JOHNSON</persName> </hi>. I am in the employment of Mr. Trail, a pawnbroker. 1 produce the articles—I took them in pledge of the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I intended to replace the things.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-208-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 53.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSEPH DEAR</hi> </persName>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; which he had received on account of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-209-offence-1 t18491217-name-185"/>Charles Paul Millard</persName>, his master: to which he pleaded.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-209-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 40.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM HICKEY</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-187" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>MICHAEL CLEARY</persName> </hi>. On 6th June, about five o'clock in the evening, I saw the prisoner and M'Carthy fighting—Hickey had a knife in his hand—I attempted to separate them, and saw McCarthy make a blow at Hickey—I interfered, and got M'Carthy away—he told me he was stabbed, and put his band under his smock, and showed me the blood.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> They were neither of them sober?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do not believe they were—I was not there at the commence
<lb/>ment—Mrs. Hickey was in the
<hi rend="italic">row</hi>, near her husband—she was not fighting.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-188" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL HEALET</persName> </hi>. I saw the prisoner and deceased close, but I cannot say whether they struck each other—I saw Hickey draw a knife from his pocket and open it—he told M'Carthy if he did not go away, it would be the worse for him, or something to that effect—he made over to M'Carthy, who struck him; but whether Hickey returned the blow or not I cannot say—M'Carthy ran up the lane, and Hickey and the mob followed him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you see any woman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mrs. Hickey was there—I do not know whether she had been insulted by M'Carthy, or how the
<hi rend="italic">row</hi> began.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-189" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PARKINSON</persName> </hi>. I am sergeant-major in the East India Company's service. The deceased was a recruit—I saw him at University Hospital several times—I saw him in July, at the depot barracks.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-190" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BLOXON</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon. On 27th June I saw M'Carthy, and attended him until 12th Nov., when be died—I examined his body; death was caused by abscess of the left lung—the injury to the lung might have been caused by a wound with a knife—on 27th June there appeared to have been an injury over the left lung, between the sixth and seventh ribs.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did the knife penetrate the lung?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I bad no means of ascertaining till after death, and then the lung was entirely decom
<lb/>posed—the abscess might have begun to form about the beginning of July—I should say there was no abscess when he first came under my treatment, because I tried him with the tests when he passed as a recruit, on 27th June—I did not sound him—that would be the way to ascertain whether there was an abscess—I should put my ear to his back, and strike his breast; and if not satisfied, I should use the stethoscope—I did not use any of those methods when I examined him about 2d July—I found a derangement of the lungs—an abscess is different from an ulcer; abscesses frequently occur in the lungs without external injury—I have known an instance of abscess in the lungs from a wound with a sharp instrument—I cannot say that the wound reached the lungs—he was a strong, healthy-looking man, and I think full-blooded, but he had lost a good deal of blood then—he was twenty-one or twenty-two years old.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was he put on duty before his death?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-191" type="given" value="HENRY SEARLE"/>HENRY SEARLE GATE</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon, of University College Hospital. M'Carthy was brought there on 6th June—I found a wound on his left side, which appeared to have been made with a sharp-pointed instrument, as a knife, between the sixth and seventh rib—I probed it to the depth of an inch and a half, but thought I might do mischief if I probed it further—it was in the region of the lung—he was under my care two or three weeks—he was in considerable danger the first ten days—there was inflammation of the lung and membrane also—the injury would be very likely to occasion an abscess—I should say there was no other cause for it—he was a strong, healthy man.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). On 6th June I went into the charge-room at the police-station, and saw M'Carthy sitting on a chair—I saw a stab in his left side—I took him outside to see if he could identify the man who did it—he pointed to a man, who I apprehended, and was obliged to let go again—I took the deceased to the hospital—when I took the prisoner, I told him M'Carthy was dead—he said he wished he had given himself tip when he had done it—he was very much distressed, and could scarcely stand.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BLOXON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I cannot say in what state the roan was when he left University Hospital—when I received him he was in a very debilitated state from loss of blood—he rallied after being under treatment-the first symptoms of the abscess on the lungs was shivering and general fever; that came on on 2d July—I saw nothing that could have brought that on but the wound—the original wound had healed when he came in, and he said he felt all right, but weak—it was on 6th Aug. that the wound re-opened, and discharged an immense quantity of blood—that would be the effect of the abscess—pus always finds its way externally, and would take the weakest point—I have no reason to think that the abscess was forming before the wound was inflicted; I should say not from the appearance of the man—an abscess would not form immediately from a wound; it is the result of inflammation; it would take time—I do not think any inflammation existed when he arrived at the depot—I dare say the loss of blood had kept it down—I do not think he was discharged from the hospital too soon—I think he was in a convalescent state when he came—he was put into the hospital of the depot immediately—I took him under my charge on 27th July—that was the first time I saw him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GAYE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>, I saw him when he was brought in, on 6th June—he left on the 22nd, he was then convalescent, and in a fit state to be discharged had he not been going to another hospital—I can imagine no other cause of the abscess but the wound—he had severe inflammation immediately after his admission, and by very severe means that was overcome—he was left in a state of great debility, and at the time of his dismissal there might have been chronic inflammation of the lung, which probably gave rise to the abscess.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-210-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 28.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-211-offence-1 t18491217-name-195"/>William Williamson</persName>, and stealing 2 half-crowns, his moneys; and at the time of the said robbery, feloniously cutting and wounding him on the head: Brown having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-196" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WILLIAMSON</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, of 10, Crown-street, Westminster. On 10th Dec, about half-past twelve o'clock at night, I was going hone, and met the prisoner Brown—she asked me to go home with her—I went with her—she showed me into a room, and I gave her a shilling—she said I was not going to have anything for that, so I asked her to give it me back—she refused and took hold of the poker, and tried to hit me with it—I stopped her from hitting me with it, and then she called out for Thompson-Mr. Thompson came up, and said it would be best for me to leave—I said I should not go till I had got my money, and then the two of them caught hold behind my neck, and another in front of me tearing away at me, Brown
<hi rend="italic">paid in</hi> at one side of my head with the poker, and Forbes with a lift preserver or a stick on the other side of my head—the blood came very much—I had two half-crowns in my pocket, and when I got out and got to the top of the court I missed them—I am sure I had them safe when I was there—my cap was off at the time I received the blows—it has not been</p>
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<p>found—I suppose they had it—I went to the police, and they said they would lock me up if I was not off—I then went down to the station-house, I was perfectly sober—I was bleeding very much when I accosted the police—this poker (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) the officer picked up when he came from the hospital, just by the door—I cannot swear it is the poker with which I was struck, it if like it—I am perfectly sure the prisoners are the two women that struck me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown.</hi> You wanted me to go and live with you, and said your wife was out of town, and I said I would not.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> There was never such a word mentioned—you hit me with the poker more than once or twice.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-197" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA JOHNSON</persName> </hi>. I am a searcher. Forbes was brought to the station that same night—I examined her—there were marks of blood on her dress, and spots of blood on her shawl, and wet, as though they had tried to wipe it off.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-198" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES MOORE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 285). I went to the house in com
<lb/>pany with the prosecutor, and found this poker about a yard and a half from the door—he was very much wounded, his head was a mass of blood on both sides.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-199" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MARSHALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, B</hi> 60). I took Brown in custody, the prosecutor identified her—I afterwards took Forbes, he identified her also—she said she had nothing whatever to do with it—the prosecutor posi
<lb/>tively said that both of them were there—he said, in their presence, that they had knocked him about for some purpose, and Brown answered, "I should knock any b-man about that would try to f—me foolishly"</p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown's Defence.</hi> I met this man, and he asked if I would come home with him, I said "No," I lived too far away; a young woman lent me her room in Union-court, and I went up-stairs with him; I asked him if he wit not the man that sold liquor for Mr. Elliott without a licence; he said, "Yes;" he said, "Will you live with me?" I said, "No;" he
<hi rend="italic">douted</hi> my candle, and gave me a sixpenny-piece, and a piece of bad coin with a Prince of Wales' feather on it; I asked him if that was money; he took up the poker, and was going to hit me; I stood in my own defence; he threw me on the bed, and held me by my throat; Mr. Thompson came up-stairs at the same time, and told him to be quiet; he sat down again for about a quarter of an hour, and then threw me on the bed again, and put his knee in my throat; I hallooed again for Mr. Thompson, and he came up again; I hallooed "Murder!" the policeman stood at the door, and would not take the charge; he said I was big enough to take my own part; if it had not been for the help of Thompson, he would have knocked me dead; there were several other girls in the house, and he took hold of one, and said she was the girl that struck him; I only stood in my own defence; it was not the poker he was struck with, it was only a little bit of wire; he hit the table and broke it; and said he would kill anybody that came up to take my part; he would not have given me in charge, but for the sake of getting money here; he has had several cases; he sells gin without a licence, and keeps a bad house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Forbes's Defence.</hi> As I was going up Union-court, this man had Brown on the bed; she asked me to fetch a policeman; I went down and stood at the street-door, two policemen were there; I asked them to come up, and the prosecutor came down, laid hold of me, and said I was one of the girls; I never struck him.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-200" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MARSHALL</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I did not observe any marks of violence about Brown.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-201" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES MOORE</persName> </hi>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-202" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HOLLAMBY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I produce a certificate—(
<hi rend="italic">read—PhÅ“bet Hurley, convicted April</hi>, 1848,
<hi rend="italic">of larceny from the person, and confined six months</hi>)—I was present at that trial—Brown is the person.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-212-offence-1 t18491217-name-204"/>William Halket</persName>, and stealing 1 coat, and other articles, value 2
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<interp inst="t18491217-212-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-212-18491217 t18491217-212-punishment-26"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-213-offence-1 t18491217-name-207"/>George Mence</persName>, with intent to steal.—2d
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNT</hi>, for burglariously breaking out of the said dwelling-house.—Other
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNTS</hi>, stating it to be the dwelling-house of
<persName id="t18491217-name-208" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-208" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-208" type="surname" value="GRUEBER"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-213-offence-1 t18491217-name-208"/>Thomas Grueber</persName> and others.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-209" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-209" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-209" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS GRUEBER</persName> </hi>. I am a partner in the firm of Dodd, Grueber and Rowsell, solicitors, of 5, Billiter-street—we are the lessees of the house, and underlet the ground-floor to the London General Pension Society—we occupy the first floor, part of the second, and an office at the back of the house. The prisoner Cooper was formerly in our service; I think he came in 1842, and was discharged about twelve months ago—I did not sleep in the house-Mr. Mence, to whom we let the upper part, does—the house is in the parish of St. Catherine Cree—on Thursday, 6th Dec, I left the office about half-past two o'clock—I went again about ten next morning, and was then told that the prisoners were in custody—I examined the premises, and found the door into the clerk's office had been broken open—in the second desk in that office, belonging to one of our confidential clerks, was kept the key of the iron safe and cash-box—the cash-box was kept in the safe-Cooper would know that—I saw marks on the desk which corresponded with
<hi rend="italic">a jemmy</hi> that was shown me by the police—the other desk was not tried at all—I examined a closet under the stairs, and found a quantity of torn enve
<lb/>lopes and papers there—the cupboard was large enough to hold two persons, if they wanted to conceal themselves—there was a little bit of string inside, apparently made from a piece of cocoa-nut matting, so that they could open or close the cupboard-door from the inside—I examined the staircase, and found that the persons got into the cupboard by putting their feet on a leaden water-pipe which runs along there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you find anything denoting that anybody had got into the closet by means of the pipe?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The pipe bore footmarks—any person could get into the cupboard without any difficulty from that pipe—it comes nearly flush with the door—the inner door is never open in the day-time, unless anybody leaves it open on coming in—the outer one is always open—no one belonging to the firm sleeps in the house—there was no breaking of the outer door—there is no door for Mr. Mence; the same door leads to all the floors—the clerk's office door on the first floor was broken open—after the clerks leave, the housekeeper locks up; she is not here.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> There is an outer door and then an inner door, leading to the chambers in the house?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, the cupboard is on the stair
<lb/>case—I left two of the clerks there, to the best of my recollection, on 6th Dec—the office-door was broken—the policeman produced an instrument to me which fitted it—it was quite clear the door had been broken open.</p>
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<persName id="t18491217-name-210" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-210" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-210" type="surname" value="MENCE"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-210" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MENCE</persName> </hi>. I am secretary to the London General Pension Society, and occupy a portion of 5, Billiter-street, as tenant to Messrs. Dodds and Co. The Pennion Society occupies the ground-floor, and I occupy a part of the second, and the whole of the upper part On 6th Dec. I went to bed at twenty minutes to one o'clock in the morning—the house was then quite safe—the inner office door was closed—about half-past two in the morning, I was awoke by a loud noise which appeared to come from the first floor—I lighted a candle, and went out to the landing, and called to my servants; I thought the noise came from them—I called out very loud; I awoke them; they answered so as to convince me that they were not the cause of the noise—I then called out, "Take care; there are persons in the house who ought not to be," and I called out very loud indeed twice, "I am coming down; I am coming down"—I then ran to the bed-room window in front of the house, and shouted "Police!" as loud as I could—I then heard what appeared to me to be the street door open, and I saw two men run from it towards the top of the street; one appeared to run from the house, and the other to run under the eave of the house—I was only able to see them, not to identify them—I observed the one who ran on the other side had a lighter coat than the other—when I went down stairs I found the front room first floor door lock forcibly broken—that was the door I had seen safe at half-past twelve—part of the wood was splintered, and the bolt of the lock remained as if locked—when I went round the house, the cupboard was shut, and after the alarm it was open—when I went down, I let in the policeman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cooper. Q.</hi> How many times did you call "Police?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should say at least a dozen times—the police came before I had called half-a-dozen times.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> Do you mean to swear you heard the opening or shutting of the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do not—I did not. see any one in the house—the outer door is open during the day, except on Sundays—I have nothing to do with Messrs. Dodd's office.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was the outer door open or shut when you went to bed?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Shut, and the private staircase door, and also the door which was afterwards broken.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-211" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-211" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 611). On Friday morning, 7th Dec., I was on duty in Leadenhall-street, and at a quarter to three heard a cry of" Police!" from 5, Billiter-street—I ran towards the house, and when I came within sight of it, I saw the two prisoners rush out from the door of No. 5—they stood for a few seconds until I crossed near them, and Cooper went to the opposite side—Rhodes stood still—I thought to secure him, and he made a side bounce out of the centre, and they both started off towards Leadenhall-street—there is a gas-light over the house-door—I have not the shadow of a doubt that they are the persons—I tried to catch both, and called "Stop thief!"—I met Sergeant Tregaskis at Leadenhall-street, and the prisoners were secured—I saw Rhodes taken; I am sure he is the person—I saw Cooper at the sta
<lb/>tion afterwards—I searched Rhodes, and found on him a box of lucifers, a file, a bunch of small keys, a George the Second coin, a little bottle contain
<lb/>ing oil—I knew Cooper directly he was brought in.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was it dark?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; the gas lamp gave sufficient light for me to see them—it is not a foot from the door—it is my belief that they rushed from the house, from the rush that they came from the door—I lost them both—Rhodes was secured in less than three minutes—I had never seen him before to my knowledge—I did not turn on my bull's eye, there was no need—I was within three yards of the door, when they started off—when I first saw the rush, I was fifteen or not more than twenty yards from it.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Whether you saw them come out of the house or not, are you sure you saw them come from the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; if they were standing at the door, they could not have come with such force as they did—the lamp enabled me to see very well.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cooper. Q.</hi> You say I was crossing towards Leadenhall-street?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> At you got down to Leadenhall-street the sergeant approached you—you made an attempt to run up towards Aldgate-pump, and then you came round again, and be pursued you—I took notice of you, for I followed, and you had on a dark brown or green coat; I will not swear exactly to the colour.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-212" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BURGESS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 670). I heard a cry of "Police!" and took Rhodes—he was concealing himself in a dark gateway—he said, "What do you take me for?—I said, "Wait until the other officer comes up, and you will see"—he was taken to the station and searched.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-213" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-213" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-213" type="given" value="WILLIAM PICKERING"/>WILLIAM PICKERING TREGASKIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City police-sergeant</hi>, 48). On 7th Dec., about a quarter to three o'clock, I was near to Billiter-street, heard a cry of "Police!" and ran to the corner of that street—I then saw Smith in the act of stopping two men—I observed those two men, but was not near enough to see their faces—I saw one of them get away—he made a feint as if to go down Leadenhall-street towards Aldgate-pump—I ran across, thinking to take him before he got into Leadenhall-street, and he made a curve and ran towards St. Mary Axe into Lime-street—just after he had passed Leaden hall-place, I observed by the motion of his body that he threw something away, and heard something—he was stopped by Cham
<lb/>bers, and it was the prisoner Cooper—I went back and searched, with another constable, and he said, just before me, "Here it is, sergeant," and picked up this dark lanthorn—it was quite warm—this
<hi rend="italic">jemmy</hi> and I chisel were given me by a boy—about three o'clock I went to 5, Billiter-street, and fitted it—there were marks on the desk made by it, and on the I door, and on this piece of wood which I have brought away—the door I appears to have been broken from the outside—if a person had been concealed in the cupboard, he would have got to the inner door by coming out of the cupboard, and going up one flight of stairs on to the first-floor—I have been in the police nine years—oil and lucifers are things persons would use in transactions of this kind—I found neither lucifers or oil on Cooper—Cooper's coat was covered with lime, so as to give it a light appearance—the cup
<lb/>board bore marks of having been rubbed against, and on the paper in the cupboard there were visible marks of the seats of two persons, and their shoes bore marks of whitewash—in the morning, I examined about a hand
<lb/>full of dust which had been swept up, and among it I found two matches which exactly corresponded with those I found on Phillips—I have them here—there were no matches in the house of the kind.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-214" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CHAMBERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 523). I took Cooper into custody and found these skeleton keys (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) in his pocket—they are regular skeleton keys.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">submitted that the part of the house that was broken, was not the dwelling-house of either party stated in the indictment, Mr. Mence having nothing to do with that portion, and no person on behalf of Messrs. Dodd dwelling there—nor was there any proof of breaking out.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">contended that it was not necessary to show that the part broken belonged to w party dwelling in the house; but that proof of one of the parties dwelling there was sufficient.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THE COMMON SERJEANT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">was of opinion that although then might not be proof to support the charge of breaking into the dwelling house of Messrs. Dodd, yet as the prisoners were proved to have broken into</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">the house in which Mr. Mence dwelt, that would be quite sufficient to make the dwelling-house his for this purpose, although the part actually broken might not be in his occupation.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Cooper's Defence.</hi> I was passing down the New Kent-road, when a friend of mine, or rather a young man asked me to take care of a brown paper parcel; he gave it me. I went on to an ale-house near the Elephant and Castle, and then undid the paper, and not until then did I know that it con
<lb/>tained these keys; I had an appointment with my brother in Whitechapel-road which detained me till late, and on my way through Billiter-street, I heard cries of "Police!" having these keys on me, I certainly ran, fearing if they were found on me, I should get into trouble; in justice to the other prisoner, I must say, that until this moment I never saw him.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">RHODES</hi>
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<interp inst="t18491217-213-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 24.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-213-18491217 t18491217-213-punishment-27"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">COOPER</hi>
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<interp inst="t18491217-213-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18491217-213-punishment-28" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-213-18491217 t18491217-213-punishment-28"/>Transported for Ten Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, December</hi> 18
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN KEY</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGB CARROLL</hi>, Knt. Aid.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARDKN</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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<lb/>chief, value 3
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-215-offence-1 t18491217-name-219"/>David Craig</persName>, from his person; Dean having been before convicted: to which</rs> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">DEAN</hi> pleaded
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<interp inst="t18491217-215-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-215-18491217 t18491217-215-punishment-31"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18491217-216-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>; unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin; to which she pleaded</rs>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-216-18491217 t18491217-216-punishment-32"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH SPRINGFIELD</hi> </persName> were indicted for
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<interp inst="t18491217-217-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> a like offence: to which</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-217-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 61.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-217-18491217 t18491217-217-punishment-33"/>Confined Twelve months</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES BURKET</hi> </persName> was indicted
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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="t18491217-name-224" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES SHORT</persName> </hi>. I am barman to Mr. Beeson, of the Bricklayers' Arms, Collingwood-street, Mile-end. On 27th Nov. the prisoner came, with two females—he called for a quartern of gin, which came to 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he put me down a counterfeit sixpence—I bent it with my teeth, told him it was bad, gave it him back, and said he gave me a bad one three weeks ago; to which he made no reply, but gave it to one of the females whom he called his mistress, who paid me for the gin in copper—they all went away together—the prisoner came back in about half an hour—he called for another quartern of the best gin in one of Mr. Beeson's own bottles—I gave it him, and he said, "That will come to sixpence, will it not?"—I said, "Yes"—he put down another counterfeit sixpence—I gave him to the police
<lb/>man, marked the sixpence, gave it him, and gave the prisoner into custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-225" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BIRAND</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 117). On 27th Nov. Mr. Short made a communication to me, and I watched the prisoner and the two women—I heard the prisoner say he would have some to night—he went to the Lord Collingwood, and came out, and returned to Beeson's—I followed him, and heard Mr. Short say, "This is another bad sixpence"—I took the prisoner; my brother constable searched him, and found on him four other sixpences in my presence—this is the sixpence I received from Mr. Short.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-226" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS TOWNSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 271). I found these four sixpences on the prisoner, wrapped up separately in a piece of rag.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-227" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Mint. These fire sixpences are counterfeit, and are from the same mould.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> I found them in Hoxton; I did not know they were bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, E</hi> 37). I took the prisoner, and produce the sleeves.'</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I had an order from a friend for them; I went to the lace-counter, took the cuffs, and said to a young man, "I had an order for these cuffs; I forgot to send them during the day, I will take two pair to show, and will bring them back in the morning by the first delivery, or will pay for them."</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-232" type="given" value="PHILIP"/>PHILIP PERK</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to the prosecutors in the lace-department. On 5th Dec, the prisoner came and asked me for the lace-sleeves—he said he was going to send them on approbation—I asked him if they were likely to be kept; he said they were—I let him have them—I mentioned it to another young man, and he mentioned it to the firm—at night the prisoner was called in—he said he had them in his drawer, but they were on him—that is not the usual way for sending out goods.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-220-offence-1 t18491217-name-234"/>George Radburn</persName>, from a barge on the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-220-offence-1 t18491217-geo-2"/>Thames</placeName>.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-235" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE RADBURN</persName> </hi>. I am a coal-merchant at Hammersmith. I bad a barge called the Elizabeth lying off my place on 8th Dec, she was moored in the Thames, and had coals on board—I had requested my man to give infor
<lb/>mation to the police—I have since seen the coals which the policeman has pro
<lb/>duced—I should say they are the same sort that I had, but I cannot swear it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The tide was out at that time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; poor people go and pick up coals—the prisoner lived at Hammersmith—I know nothing of him—I have not compared these coals, I have scarcely looked at them.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-236" type="given" value="JEREMIAH"/>JEREMIAH PETTIT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, T</hi> 194). On the morning of 8th Dec., I was at the end of Queen-street, watching this barge—I could not be seen—I</p>
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<p>saw the prisoner go to it and take coals from it—he put them in his hat and walked away with them—I followed and overtook him, and asked what he had got?—he said, "A few coals"—I asked how he got them—he said be took them off the shore—I said it was wrong, he took them off the barge—he begged me to let him take them back—I said I could not, I most take him—in going to the station, he said he was sorry for it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How far were you off?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Perhaps twenty or thirty yards, it was not fifty—this was a little before six o'clock in the morn
<lb/>ing—it was a wet morning—I saw the prisoner come from the barge—I do sot know that he was watching a barge of coals himself—I did not see him pick up coals off the sand—the barge was nearly five feet high—it was on shore and the prisoner was by the side of it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-237" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE RADBURN</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> About thirty-five tons of coals were in theiarge—it holds fifty tons—the end rooms were piled up with coals—it was empty in the middle—I dare say the coals were a foot high above the barge—the side of the barge is five feet high exactly—the gunwale is about eleven inches wide.</p>
<p>(The prisoner received a good character.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-220-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 39.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-220-18491217 t18491217-220-punishment-35"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-241" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-241" type="given" value="GEORGE HENRY"/>GEORGE HENRY WRIGGLESFORD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, T</hi> 26). On 9th Dec, Mr. Jordan sent for me, and I and Gifford secreted ourselves early in the morning in a bed-room—we had a full view of the barn and other buildings—we con
<lb/>tinued there till twelve o'clock, after Mr. Jordan was gone to chapel, when I saw Newell leave the stable, and go into a hen-house attached to the barn—after he had been there some time, Day followed him with a sack under his arm—they then came out, looked about, and then Day went to the barn-door, and received a sack from Newell—he then crossed into the rickyard, and threw it into a cart—I took him in custody—this is the sack, it contained two bushels and a half of wheat.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-242" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY GIFFORD</persName> </hi>. I was with Wrigglesford on the 9th Dec—I saw Newell put the sack on Day's back.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-243" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM JORDAN. I</persName> </hi> am a farmer of Stan well. The prisoners have been in my service fifteen months—Day had I 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week, the best wages that are given—I used to entrust him to go to London with straw, purchase dung with the money, and bring back the balance—I never authorised either of them to dispose of any wheat—the hen-house adjoins the barn, there is no regular door between them—a party must get through a hole, or pull part of the boarding down—I have missed corn several times—it is very injurious to give wheat to horses—my foreman alone is authorized to deliver the proper food—I never gave the prisoners authority to take any wheat—the barn-door was locked, but could be opened from the inside.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How much had Newell?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a week, and five guineas at Michaelmas—he was under team-carter, hut was not subject to Day in any way—the wheat was in the chaff, and worth 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I believe it to be mine; I swear to the sack.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-244" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-244" type="surname" value="BOLLER"/>
<interp inst="t18491217-name-244" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BOLLER</persName> </hi>. I am foreman to Mr. Jordan, and am in the habit of delivering corn for the horses—I never gave the prisoners authority to take any wheat.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Day's Defence.</hi> I did not intend to steal it, only to soak it.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">DAY</hi>
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<interp inst="t18491217-221-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 38.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-221-18491217 t18491217-221-punishment-36"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEWELL</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-221-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-222-offence-1 t18491217-name-247"/>Henry William Wilson</persName>: Williams having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-248" type="given" value="JAMES JOHN"/>JAMES JOHN WILSON</persName> </hi>. I am the brother of Henry William Wilson, who keeps a public-house. I saw a fowl safe in his yard the day before it was lost.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-249" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE LANGDON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 265). On Saturday evening, 1st Dec., between six and seven o'clock, I saw the prisoners standing in a gateway leading into Mr. Wilson's premises—they disappeared, and I went up to the gate, and saw them coming out of the hen-house together—Williams had a fowl under his arm in a bag—he gave it to Harwood who dropped it—I picked it up and took Williams—I afterwards took Harwood at his house—he said he knew nothing about it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Williams's Defence.</hi> A man gave us the fowl to take to 2, Wandsworth-road, and said he would give us 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-250" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-250" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BARNARD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I produce a certificate (
<hi rend="italic">read—Charles Bryant, Convicted Oct.</hi>, 1846,
<hi rend="italic">and confined seven days</hi>)—I was present—Williams is the boy.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HARWOOD</hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18491217-222-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-252" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18491217-223-offence-1 t18491217-name-252"/>William Russell</persName>, with intent to rob him: 2d
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18491217-name-253" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18491217-name-253" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-253" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM RUSSELL. I</persName> </hi> am assistant to Messrs. Lewis and Allenby, silk-mercers, of Regent-street. On Saturday evening, 8th Dec, about half-past nine o'clock, I was in Hyde-park, returning home from Knightsbridge—I stopped at a public watering-place—the prisoner was there—he said, "It is a very fine night"—I said, "Yes," or nodded assent; nothing more—I left the place immediately and went straight in the direction of Stanhope-gate, which is my straight road home—I found the prisoner following me, and walked very fast, and turned a different way to what he was going, but still saw him following me—I then abruptly crossed the road in a dirty part, to get rid of him, but perceived him still near me—he made two or three remarks as to the closing of the park and the state of the weather—I did not answer him—I had intended crossing Hyde-park, but being dark I did not—I was inside the park, but kept along the light side where the lamps are—I found him still close to me pressing his remarks, I turned suddenly round—he then firmly laid hold of me in the most indecent manner, and said, "I can see you are a gentleman; you must give me some money; you must give me two sovereigns, or I will make a charge against you"—my flap was buttoned up—he said I must pawn my watch—being naturally timid, I became very much alarmed, and having heard of several persons being stopped, I ran across the road, the prisoner still retaining his hold—I then shouted out "Police!" and had hardly done so the third time before two policemen came, and I gave him in charge—I did not lay hold of him, except to keep him off—he could not have seen that I had a watch, unless it was when I was in the place.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where were you when you first saw</p>
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<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Very near Apsley-house; within fifty yards of Hyde-park Corner—I was going up the drive by the side of Park-lane—the nearest way was straight across the Park—I had not gone to Knightsbridge for any express purpose that night—business calls me there three parts of my time—I bad gone out on my own business—I always take an hour's walk after the shop closes—I left home at nine—I had intended going down to Brompton, but not feeling very well, I turned to come across the Park, the nearest way home—I did not get three hundred yards from Hyde-park Corner—I walked perhaps 100 yards with the prisoner by my side—I had got 500 yards from the Achilles, more than quarter of a mile—I was much further from the Stanhope-gate—if I had gone far enough, I should have come to it, on the right hand side—I took the left of the watering-place to avoid going the sweep round Apsley-house and save the distance, and avoid going into the dark part—I changed my route when I saw the prisoner at my heels, crossed the road, and went to the left, but only the width of the road—I had intended going out at Stanhope-gate—it is the first gate you come to going up Park-lane from Piccadilly—I had got three or four hundred yards from the watering-place before I turned round—the prisoner retained his hold of my trowsers while I crossed the road—the watering-place is divided; it is for more than one person—I unbuttoned my coat there, I am positive of that—I was very much alarmed, as a young man living with us was knocked down the other night in the New-road, a more public place still—the police came not a quarter of a minute after I called out—they only occupied the time of going from one side of the road to the other.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you seen them before you called out?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I had to call three times.</p>
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<interp inst="t18491217-name-254" type="given" value="MATTHEW"/>MATTHEW FRANCIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 41). On Saturday night at eight o'clock I heard a cry of "Police!" and found the prosecutor and prisoner about two yards apart—he charged the prisoner with indecently assaulting him, by taking hold of his person, and with trying to extort money—the prisoner threatened to give him in charge for indecently assaulting him—I looked at them both, and having seen the prisoner in the Park for the last two months, took him—he said, "Do not come near me, I have got—all down me,"and put out his arm—I examined his coat at the station, and found nothing whatever upon it—I found a small packet of rouge in his pocket such as people rub their cheeks with, a duplicate, and fivepence.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">on the Second Count.</hi> </rs> Aged 23.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-223-18491217 t18491217-223-punishment-39"/>Confined Two Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, December</hi> 19
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1849.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR; MR. JUSTICE COLERIDGE; MR. BARON ROLFE</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COPELAND</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM HUNTER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
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