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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.</p>
<p>SESSIONS' PAPER.</p>
<p>FARNCOMB, MAYOR.</p>
<p>THIRD SESSION, HELD JANUARY 7TH, 1850.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>Taken in Short-hand</p>
<p>BY</p>
<p>JAMES DROVER BARNETT</p>
<p>AND</p>
<p>ALEXANDER BUCKLER,</p>
<p>33, Southampton-street, Strand.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>GEORGE HEBERT, CHEAPSIDE.</p>
<p>WILLIAM TYLER, PRINTER, BOLT-COURT, FLEET-STREET.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY, WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT,</p>
<p>Held on Monday, January 7th, 1850, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-2" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Patteson,</persName> Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-3" type="given" value="THOMAS NOON"/>Thomas Noon Talfourd</persName>, Esq., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-4" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Key</persName>, Bart.;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-5" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Farebrother</persName>, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-6" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Kelly</persName>, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-7" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Humphery</persName>, Esq., M.P.;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-8" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>Michael Gibbs</persName>, Esq.;
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<lb/>men of the said City; the Hon.
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-10" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Ewan Law,</persName> M.P.: Recorder of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-12" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Sidney</persName>, Esq. M.P.;
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-14" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Bullock</persName>, Esq., Judge of the Sheriffs' Court: Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Ter
<lb/>miner and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs,</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs,</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-51" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Holmes</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-58" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Underhill</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-59" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Mackrill</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-60" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Hearn</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-61" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Kingston</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-62" type="given" value="RICHARD STOCK"/>Richard Stock Meeson</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">FARNCOMB, MAYOR. THIRD SESSION</hi>.</p>
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<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>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, January</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1849.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—the Rt. Hon. the
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">GIBBS</hi>; Mr.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIDNEY</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder, and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., at the instigation of Messrs. Tattersalls'—I waited till I saw him, before I issued process against him—I saw him at Osborne's—he at first said, Mr. Tattersall said he would not pay the debt, because it was a hone which turned out to be a roarer—I saw him again, and he promised to pay in about a fortnight—I waited till the time he mentioned and long after, till 21st June—when I issued the writ, I kept it, I did not send it to Rugby—I met the prisoner on 27th June, at Osborne's—I said I had waited all that time, and had been at last compelled to issue the writ, and I would not send it down if he would accept service of it in London, which he agreed to—on the afternoon of the same day I gave him the writ, and saw nothing more of him till 13th July—he did not appear to the writ, and judgment was obtained on 2nd Aug.; I saw him some time after—execution was issued, but was not sent</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—on 3rd Nov., while these proceedings were contemplating, I was at Osborne's in conversation with Mr. Banks, the junior partner in Mr. Osborne's firm, in the yard close to my horse; my servant was holding my horse, which was in my gig—I went into the count
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did the prisoner go up for his discharge at the Insolvent Court?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He did not go up—he was to have gone up on 6th Nov.—I was there—I did not walk there—I remained some hours, in great pain the whole time—I have agents, who act for me in London—I carry on no business in London besides an attorney—I am not a horse-dealer—I buy horses; I keep four or five for my own use—I have known the prisoner as dealing in horses—some years ago he bought a black pony of me—I met him in the park, to the best of my recollection, on 28th or 30th Oct.—I was driving in my gig; I pulled up, and spoke to him—he showed some symptoms of stopping, and I stopped—I think he had a letter in his hand—it is very likely I might have seen him at times without speaking—I do not recollect that we were in the habit of passing without speaking—I do not think I saw him many times after I told him I should oppose him; I do not think I saw him above once or so—I said to him, "Harvey, I have had the ill-luck to lose a pencil-case I set great store by; I do not recollect using it since Saturday, but I was in Osborne's counting-house on Monday; you were writing there, did you happen to see whether I used a gold pen or not?"—that was all I said—I do not know that we had met before that—I saw him once at Mr. John Anderson's, where he was employed, and he asked me to go up and have some sherry, which I was surprised at—I did not go and have it—I do not remember that we saw each other and
<hi rend="italic">cut</hi> each other; certainly not on two or three occasions, that I recollect—he was walking, when I saw him in the park—he held up the letter, and said, "Are you going up to Phillips's? I shall be much obliged if you will give this letter to Phillips; this is a letter which he asked me to write"—I said I was going another way—I had never said anything more about the pencil-case before he struck me—I did not go before any Magistrate, I was too ill to attempt it—I was at the Insolvent Court afterwards for a whole day, but that would not excite me like this—I went behind his back before the Grand Jury—my medical man told me I must be as calm as possible—the prisoner disputed the account at Tattersall's altogether—he never offered me 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">The witness, on attempting to leave the box, suddenly fell, and died on the floor of the Court almost immediately.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, January</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1850.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HOOPER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARDEN</hi>;</p>
<p>and
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Edward Bullock, Esq., and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-288-offence-1 t18500107-name-114"/>James Waters</persName>, his master: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-289-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 1 theodolite, value 20
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<interp inst="t18500107-289-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 24.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-289-18500107 t18500107-289-punishment-4"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>290.
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<interp inst="t18500107-290-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/> stealing 36lbs. weight of type, value 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-119" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BOWDEN</persName> </hi>. I am a printer, of Princes-street, Red Lion-square. The prisoner applied for work at my office on 6th Dec.—he worked for me on the 6th, and on the 7th, which was Friday—on that day, as I was going up-stairs to tea, about five o'clock, he met me in the passage, and asked me to let him have some money to get his tea—I told him to remain till I came down, and I would give him some—I was gone about half an hour, and when I came down he had gone out—he returned in about a quarter of an hour—I asked where he had been—he said to get half a pint of beer—I paid him what was due to him, and requested him to come the following day; he did not come—about eight o'clock on the Saturday morning I went into the office, and missed some type—I met the prisoner at five the evening before, without his coat—I have not seen the type since; it has been melted down: it was worth about 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I saw the prisoner again, from twelve to one on Saturday night, at his own house—1 had found out his residence, and went there and waited till he came home.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. O'BRIEN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you any other workers there that day?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, there was one man there at the time the prisoner left the office, and after he left—the other man ceased to work the same time the prisoner did, about eight o'clock, but the prisoner left first—when the prisoner was taken before the Magistrate, on the Monday, he obtained leave out, and came back on the following Wednesday I think—there was a large quantity of type about my office—this type was pica, not very large.</p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-120" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN NORGROVE</persName> </hi>. I am in the prosecutor's service—I was in the parlour—I could see into the office—I saw the prisoner there—Mr. Bowden went to his tea about five o'clock, and directly afterwards the prisoner put on his coat—I saw him put his hand down seven or eight times to where the type was, and put his hand into his coat-pocket and into his trowsers-pocket—I saw paper in his hands, and he saw me—somebody then came in, and wanted my master—I wanted to send one of the children for my master, and the prisoner would not allow me—I left the parlour, and left him in the printing-office.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> There is a great deal of paper in a printing-office?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; each time the prisoner took the type he began to sing—there was a compositor in the office, he had his back to him—he remained there after the prisoner went away.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-121" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN HAMILTON</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Richardson, a printer's broker. The prisoner came between two and three o'clock on the Saturday after he took the goods from Mr. Bowden—I had never seen him before—my master was present, and the prisoner asked him if be would buy some type—my master said he had no use for them—the prisoner said he would go and fetch them—he went, and came back—my master was not in then—he had some pica type in his hand, wrapped up in brown paper, in a page—he said he would call again—he did not come back.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Where is your matter now?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> At 23, Fleet-lane. I know what long primer is—I do not know what brevier is—I never examined type before—I did not take it in my hand, only looked at it—I was brought to the police-office on the Monday following.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>."—it was what we called
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, E</hi> 114). I took the prisoner, and told him the charge—he said he was innocent, and knew nothing about it.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 225). I produce a certificate of the prisoner's conviction at this Court—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted May, 1849; of stealing type, and confined three months</hi>)—he is the person.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 7
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<p>292.
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<interp inst="def1-292-18500107" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WOODHOUSE</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-292-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18500107-292-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, stealing 12 candles, value 6
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-128" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-292-offence-1 t18500107-name-128"/>Jonas Gregson</persName>, and another, his masters.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-129" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-129" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES COLLINS</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of the Railway Company. On the evening of 22nd Dec., I was on the bridge, which is part of the line at the back of the Swan at Highbury—I put six pounds of candles on the abut
<lb/>ment—I used some of them before I went, and left the rest there—any person might go there, but they had no right to go—I left about a quarter before eleven o'clock—they were for the use of the bricklayers, who were working all night—they were Messrs. Gregson's candles—I left the prisoner there, he was in Messrs. Gregson's service—I went back about a quarter before twelve, there were then only four candles left—the prisoner was there, I told him the candles were gone—he said I had no business to have left them there, I knew they would go—he had been working there, but was not then.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you give me the candles that night?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I always gave you the candles to take care of before that evening, but I did not that night.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-130" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-130" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-130" type="surname" value="MILES"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-130" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MILES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 110). I saw the prisoner on 22nd Dec. coming out of the Holloway-road from the back of Highbury-terrace, about four hundred yards from the bridge, with a sack on his shoulder—I asked what it was—he said coals, that he had picked up—I saw he had something in his bosom—I said, "What is this?"—he said, "That is my
<hi rend="italic">grub</hi>"—I found it was twelve candles—I asked him how he came by them—he said he had had them given him by the foreman—I took him to the foreman, and he said he gave him none, and he was not allowed to take them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-131" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-131" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-131" type="surname" value="ROWBOTTOM"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-131" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ROWBOTTOM</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Messrs. Jonas and George Gregson, contractors for the new Railway—I delivered Collins six pounds of candles on the evening of 21st Dec.—these produced are part of them—we have a particular mark of two red threads in the wick—I swear to them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I had the candles to take care of.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-292-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-292-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 45.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18500107-292-punishment-7" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-292-punishment-7" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-292-punishment-7" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-292-18500107 t18500107-292-punishment-7"/>Confined One Month</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18500107-293" type="date" value="18500107"/>
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<p>293.
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<interp inst="def1-293-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-293-18500107" type="age" value="30"/>
<interp inst="def1-293-18500107" type="surname" value="MATTHEWS"/>
<interp inst="def1-293-18500107" type="given" value="WILLIAM JOSEPH BLAND"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM JOSEPH BLAND MATTHEWS</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-293-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-293-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-293-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, stealing 2 centres, 1 cylinder, and other articles, value 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of Henry Joseph Thrupp, his master: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-293-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-293-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-293-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-293-punishment-8" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-293-punishment-8" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-293-18500107 t18500107-293-punishment-8"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>294.
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<interp inst="def1-294-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-294-18500107" type="age" value="17"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN CRONIN</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-294-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-294-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-294-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, stealing 1 handkerchief, value 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-134" type="given" value="JOHN WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-294-offence-1 t18500107-name-134"/>John William Lean</persName>, from his person: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-294-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-294-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-294-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-294-punishment-9" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-294-18500107 t18500107-294-punishment-9"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18500107-295-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-295-18500107 t18500107-295-offence-1 t18500107-295-verdict-1"/>
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<p>295.
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<interp inst="def1-295-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-295-18500107" type="age" value="30"/>
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<interp inst="def1-295-18500107" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES EARLEY</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-295-18500107" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-295-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-295-18500107" type="age" value="23"/>
<interp inst="def2-295-18500107" type="surname" value="YATES"/>
<interp inst="def2-295-18500107" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM YATES</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-295-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-295-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-295-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, stealing 1 blanket, value 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18500107-name-137" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-137" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-137" type="surname" value="SANDYS"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-137" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-295-offence-1 t18500107-name-137"/>James Sandys</persName>, the master of Earley: to which</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">EARLEY</hi> pleaded
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-295-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-295-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-295-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">YATES</hi> pleaded
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-295-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-295-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-295-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 23.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18500107-295-punishment-10" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-295-punishment-10" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-295-18500107 t18500107-295-punishment-10"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-295-18500107 t18500107-295-punishment-10"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18500107-296" type="date" value="18500107"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18500107-296-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-296-18500107 t18500107-296-offence-1 t18500107-296-verdict-1"/>
<p>296.
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<interp inst="def1-296-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-296-18500107" type="age" value="31"/>
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<rs id="t18500107-296-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-296-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-296-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/>, stealing 1 coffee-pot, and other articles, value 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18500107-name-139" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-139" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-139" type="surname" value="LAWREY"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-139" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-296-offence-1 t18500107-name-139"/>Eliza Lawrey</persName>, his mistress: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-296-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-296-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-296-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 31.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-296-punishment-11" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-296-18500107 t18500107-296-punishment-11"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>297.
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<interp inst="def1-297-18500107" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-297-18500107" type="age" value="26"/>
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<interp inst="def1-297-18500107" type="given" value="JANE"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JANE RAGAN</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18500107-297-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-297-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-297-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzlement.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-141" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-141" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-141" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN MARSHALL</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Miss Hill, who lives in Regent-street—we deal with Mr. Hember for milk—the prisoner used to bring it, I used to pay her—the last I paid her, was 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on the 17th Dec.—I paid her 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the week before that, and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the week before that—I have paid her that sum weekly for two months.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-142" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-142" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-142" type="surname" value="HEMBER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-142" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN HEMBER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of John Hember, of 42, Great Castle-street, dairyman—the prisoner was in his service to carry out milk and to receive money, and she was to pay it to me every evening—on 17th Dec, she accounted to me for 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Miss Hill—she said nothing about the rest—she never once accounted to me for more than 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a week from Miss Hill.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner put in a written statement of her having been employed sixty-nine weeks, at </hi>3
<hi rend="italic">s. </hi>6
<hi rend="italic">d. a week, amounting to </hi>12
<hi rend="italic">l.</hi> 1
<hi rend="italic">s. </hi>6
<hi rend="italic">d., of which she had received at intervals </hi>4
<hi rend="italic">l., leaving a balance of </hi>8
<hi rend="italic">l. </hi>1
<hi rend="italic">s. </hi>6
<hi rend="italic">d.; which when she demanded, her master and mistress accused her of dishonesty.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. HEMBER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did the prisoner ever tell you she kept the sixpence back for her wages?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; she never asked for her wages—she wished me to keep them, and let her have it at 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. at a time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-297-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-297-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-297-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-297-punishment-12" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-297-18500107 t18500107-297-punishment-12"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>298.
<hi rend="italic">In the case of</hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE STEVENSON</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-298-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-298-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-298-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>,
<hi rend="italic">indicted for stealing 1 pair of boots, value </hi>9
<hi rend="italic">s. </hi>6
<hi rend="italic">d., the goods of </hi>
<persName id="t18500107-name-144" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-144" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-144" type="surname" value="CRABB"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-144" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-298-offence-1 t18500107-name-144"/>
<hi rend="italic">John Crabb</hi> </persName>;</rs>
<hi rend="italic"> upon the evidence of</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M'MURDO</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">the surgeon of the gaol, the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">found the prisoner not of sound mind, and </hi>
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<hi rend="italic">incapable of pleading.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1850.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">GIBBS</hi>; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>.;</p>
<p>and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIDNEY</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder, and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON'S</hi>
<hi rend="italic">opening, the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
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<lb/>perty of
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-152" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN THORNETT</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Edward Biggs, of Willesden. He had a black gelding with a white mark down his face, which I saw safe in his field on Sunday 16th Dec. at four o'clock in the afternoon—there were two gates to the field, one was locked, and the other was fastened by a chain, and a T link and three rings—I went to the field at five, and missed the gelding—the gate had been unfastened—the horse had lost a shoe—I tracked it to Highgate toll-bar, and there found the policeman with the pri
<lb/>soner and the horse—the prisoner has worked for Mr. Biggs five years, and had left three weeks before this, through misconduct.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-153" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM EARDLEY</persName> </hi>. On 16th Dec, between fire and half-past five o'clock, I was passing along Mill-lane, about one hundred yards from the prosecutor's field, and saw the prisoner on a horse—I wished him good night, he muttered so that I could not understand him, which gave me suspicion that he had come wrongly by the horse, and I gave information—there was no saddle on the horse, I did not notice whether he had a bridle—it was a black horse with a white graze down the face.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, S</hi> 128). On Sunday 16th Dec., I was on duty in Maiden-lane, Holloway—about half-past six o'clock I saw the prisoner leading a horse—I asked whether it was his—he said, "No"—I asked whose it was—he said it belonged to Mr. Smith, of Stockwell Mills, St. Albans—I asked where he was going to take it to—he said to the backer's in Maiden-lane—I asked the name of the knacker, he said he did not know—I suspected it was wrong, and took him to the station—he there said Mr. Smith had given him 5
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I never took the horse out of the field.</p>
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<p>ought to have been—I caught the prisoner by the collar, and he directly dropped the spoons—I asked him what he meant by doing it—he said he had got nothing of mine that was not his—I saw the barmaid pick up the spoons; there were twenty-six, worth 13
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<interp inst="t18500107-304-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, stealing 1 shawl, 1 cape, 1 gown, 1 scarf, and other articles, value 5
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-304-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-304-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor, and received a good character from a witness, who engaged to take her into her service.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-162" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH WOOLLAMS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of David Woollams, of George-street, Euston-square. He is one of the Opera Company—we formerly lived in Huntley-street, Bedford-square—while living there I took Mumford into my service as general servant—soon after, I had occasion to leave town—I left her in charge of my apartments—I returned on 9th April, and she had then left the house—she had not given me any notice—I examined the place next morning, and missed dresses, shawls, capes, boots, shoes, and under-clothing of every description—we only occupied the first-floor and kitchen, the owner of the house occupied the rest—Mumford had the keys to our rooms when we went into the country—I have since seen a silk cape, a satin cape, and two merino dresses—they are all my property, and are only a small portion of what I missed—I have lost altogether above 20
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>went there with the prosecutrix, and the identified the cape—we then returned to Hughes's house—I said to her we had been to the pawnbroker's, and had found a cape, which Mrs. Woollams had identified, and I said I must have a final search of her place—I proceeded to search, and in a drawer I found this petticoat, which Mrs. Woollams identified—Hughes said she had bought it in Petticoat-lane.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-166" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WILDER</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Brown, a pawnbroker, of Ryder's-court. I produce a gown and cape, pledged on 15th Oct., I do not know by whom—I find a corresponding duplicate among these produced by Parks—I have also a gown and shawl pledged on 10th April, a sheet and table-cloth on 4th April, and a sheet for 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on the 3rd—I cannot swear that they were pledged by either of the prisoners, but I know that they were both in the habit of pledging, and Mumford used to pledge in the name of Woollams.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Which is the only article the duplicate refers to?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A gown and cape, for 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the cape is not identified.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-167" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY PEARSON</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Clark, a pawnbroker, in
<hi rend="smallCaps">LONG ACRE</hi>. On 9th April this child's merino dress(
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) was pawned at our house, in the name of Ann Brown—Hughes has been in the habit of pledging at our house, but I do not know that she pledged this article—I produce a scarf, pawned on 23rd July, in the name of Mary Smith—I am not certain whether Hughes is the party that pledged it or not—one of the dupli
<lb/>cates produced by Parks refers to it—I know nothing of Mumford.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you other persons in your employment?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-168" type="surname" value="SAXBY"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-168" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>ARTHUR SAXBY</persName> </hi>. I am in Mr. Clark's service. I took in the scarf—I do not know who pledged it; it was a woman—I have seen Hughes at the shop, but not Mumford, to my knowledge—the foreman Symons attends to the business as well—he is not here.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. WOOLLAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> The things produced are all my property, and part of what was stolen—this petticoat is also mine—I can swear to it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What is it you know it by?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It has a linen band—it is not a proper petticoat, but made out of an old dress—a linen band is not an uncommon thing in a petticoat, but there is my own work in it, which I swear to.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-169" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-169" type="surname" value="PARKS"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-169" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PARKS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I found the petticoat in the drawer of a chest of drawers, with some stockings—there were no other petticoats there—Hughes was in the room at the time—it had been spoken of before, and I asked where the petticoat was that was produced when I saw her before—she said it was in the drawer—I opened the drawer—she then pointed it out, and I took it out myself—she then said she bought it in Petticoat-lane—Mrs. Woollams was present at the time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. WOOLLAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> She merely said she was quite positive it was not mine, that she had bought it in Petticoat-lane.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-170" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-170" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-170" type="surname" value="MUMFORD"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-170" type="given" value="LETITIA"/>LETITIA MUMFORD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">the prisoner</hi>). I was in Mr. Woollams's service; I remember him going out of town to fetch his wife home; I took the things out of the drawer when Hughes's niece, who lived with the landlady, was with me; I took the things to Hughes's sister at half-past twelve o'clock on Easter Monday, and she took them all away; I did not have anything that was worth a halfpenny; I then went into the country with her persuasion, and she borrowed 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. of a young man I know, for me to go; I do not know what induced me to take the things; I had been acquainted with Hughes</p>
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<p>about nine months; she is a waistcoat-maker; I did not see her after Mrs. Woollams left town; I gave up the company altogether; I never saw her till I saw her at the police court; I saw her before I went into the coun
<lb/>try; I took the things all at once, and left them all at her sister's; I did not go home; my father and mother knew nothing of it, and I was afraid to tell them; she got me a lodging at a fortune-teller's; she afterwards told me that the policemen were after me, and I was frightened, and she said she would go to my mother and ask if I might go to my aunt in the country; she came back and said my mother said I was to go directly (and my mother said no such thing); I then went, leaving the things at Mrs. Ganzoni's, her sister's; the prisoner was there then, and her niece also; the things were tied up in a bundle; it was not opened; I had not time to do so; I never pawned or sold any.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Hughes's statement before the Magistrate was read as follows:</hi> "I did not say anything about what Letitia Mumford has stated; I did not know she had robbed her mistress, or that she was in the situation; I never pledged at Mr. Clark's at all.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HUGHES</hi>
<hi rend="italic">received a good character.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-304-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>305.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ALEXANDER WADDILOVE</hi> </persName>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-305-offence-1 t18500107-name-172"/>James Nixon</persName> and others.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-173" type="surname" value="NIXON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-173" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES NIXON</persName> </hi>. I live at 10, Albany-street, Regent's-park, and am a partner in the University Loan Society, which is held at 3, Gower-street North. The prisoner called there some nine months ago, and borrowed 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he came again about 10th or 12th April, and wanted a further loan of 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he applied for a form, for which he paid 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and I told him to put down the name of the security, and it would be enquired into—he then left the office, taking the form with him—he called a third time, and brought a man with him who he represented as John Bolton, bis security for the loan—the 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was then granted, deducting five per cent. interest, and Bolton signed the note in the prisoner's presence—this is it(
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—the prisoner signed it and handed it to me—the payments were not duly made, and in conse
<lb/>quence we endeavoured to summons Bolton, who had put his name as security—the prisoner then said the real Bolton did not sign the note, but he would endeavour to pay the money himself by instalments—he gave Bolton's address as 8, Church-row, Camden-town—I endeavoured to find him—there was no such person living there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Do you mean to say I ever had the promissory note in my hand, and presented it for the 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Decidedly; there is your name to it—I went to Thames-street, to make inquiry about Bolton about the 16th—I saw Mr. Bolton's master, Mr. Palmer; the answers I received were satisfactory; Mr. Palmer gave me Bolton's address as 18, Church-row, Cam
<lb/>den-town; I went there, found it satisfactory, and the money was lent—I had not seen the real Mr. Bolton before the note was signed—a woman answered the door at 18, Church-row, who said Bolton had been gone away about a week—I stated before the Magistrate that the man was present when you signed the note—I can hardly say now what sort of a man he was, it is so long ago, but I should know him again—he was about fifty years old—I should say there is 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. paid off the second loan; I am not certain except by the books—I witness the signature of the person that signs at the time the money is lent—when the real Mr. Bolton was summoned, you said</p>
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<p>it was not his signature, and the summons was dismissed—you said it was only a misdemeanor, and we could do nothing in it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-174" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-174" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-174" type="surname" value="LAWSON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-174" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD LAWSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">examined by the prisoner). Q.</hi> About 13th or 14th April, do you remember my applying for a second loan; I had borrowed one 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on Miss M'Namara's security, and applied for a second loan, and asked if there was any objection to a respectable lodger as security?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have no doubt, if you applied to me in that way, I forwarded your words to the com
<lb/>mittee—I called at Mr. Bolton's and made inquiry; no one was with me—I called on my return from Blackheath—I went to Thames-street, and saw two persons who I supposed to be porters—they said that Mr. Bolton was engaged there, and I was satisfied—I did not get his private address there—you gave it me as 8, Church-row, Camden-town—I went there, and finding he did not reside at that house, I came away without making any further inquiry—we felt satisfied with his holding a situation in Thames-street—you received the money on the Wednesday evening—I recollect your coming that evening with the person you stated to be Bolton—the gentlemen were all sitting round the room at the time—I do not remember Miss M'Namara applying for a loan of 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and afterwards becoming security for you for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I know she was security for you for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I was not aware that she had half of that loan—I never saw the real Mr. Bolton, I thought it was the Bolton of Thames-street that signed the note—it was to him we gave credit, and not to any other Bolton.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-175" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-175" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-175" type="surname" value="BOLTON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-175" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BOLTON</persName> </hi>. In April last, I was employed in business in Thames-street, and resided at 18, Church-row, St. Pancras-road. This "
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Bolton" to this promissory note is not my signature—I never authorised any person to put my name to it—I was never applied to to do so.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Do you recollect about March last hearing from your sister-in-law, Miss M'Namara, that I had borrowed 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and she was security?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; she never asked me to become security for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—last Nov. twelvemonths you called on me in Thames-street, and applied to me to accept or endorse a bill—I told you I knew nothing of the transaction, I would make enquiry to know if you had been sent—I made inquiry of the party, and they said they had never authorised you to call on me—I never saw the bill.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-176" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-176" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-176" type="surname" value="HOWSE"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-176" type="given" value="JOHN JAMES"/>JOHN JAMES HOWSE</persName> </hi>. I was a partner in this University Loan Society. This promissory note was signed in my presence on 18th April by a person calling himself Bolton—he then handed it to the prisoner, and he wrote his name on it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-177" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-177" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-177" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-177" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, E</hi> 50). I apprehended the prisoner in Judd-street on 13th Dec.—I told him he must consider himself my prisoner on a charge of forging a promissory-note for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he said "Very well;" it was close at home; he wanted to go in doors—I said, "No, I can't let you go in doors—he said, "Oh, you need not be afraid of my running away; I have consulted my solicitor on the subject, and he says it is only a misdemeanor; you should apprehend the party who committed the forgery."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> The policeman has in his possession my loan society book; I have paid 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. and 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to the society.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-178" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-178" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-178" type="surname" value="NIXON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-178" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES NIXON</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> The society has received no money from the
<hi rend="italic">sham</hi> John Bolton—the prisoner has received three loans; two of 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and one of 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he is talking about the instalments he paid on the other two loans, not on this one.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I sent up money at intervals, thinking it would be put down in one of the books; in March last, I became acquainted with Mr.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="185001070016"/>
<p>Bolton's sister-in-law, Miss M'Namara; she was security for me for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; I gave her half of it, and she agreed to pay 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 0 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a week with me; she was in difficulties at that time, and the brokers were in the house; my wife went backwards and forwards to work there; she asked my wife to ask me if I thought the society would lend 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. more if she got a security; I said I thought they would, and I got the form-paper filled up with Mr. Bolton's name and address as I was informed by his sister-in-law: he was accepted as security, I knew nothing of him or his address till I had it from his sister; consequently I understood that Mr. Bolton of Thames-street, or Church-row, would be the person to sign the note; on the Wednesday, a man came to my house and asked if I had not made application for a loan for Miss M'Na-mara; I said I had done so, and I believed Mr. Bolton, her brother-in-law, was the party that was to be security; he said, "My name is Bolton, and if you will step to the office now, I can sign the note; I don't know whether my sister is to have half the money;" I said, "Yes," and he went with me at half-past six, and signed the note; I went again at eight o'clock and got the money; I afterwards went to Mr. Bolton respecting the endorsement of a bill for Miss M'Namara, and then I found it was not the Mr. Bolton who signed the note; I have no idea of the man who signed the note; I was not aware that there was anything wrong, or I should not have attempted to send to Thames-street for his security.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-179" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-179" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-179" type="surname" value="BOLTON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-179" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BOLTON</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> It was last Nov. twelvemonths that the pri
<lb/>soner applied to me to endorse the bill, long before this loan—he knew me perfectly well by sight, as well as he knew any member of his own family.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-305-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-305-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 42.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-305-18500107 t18500107-305-punishment-19"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">Inspector Brennan stated that the prisoner belonged to a gang of swindlers.</hi>)</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1850.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FAREBROTHER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY</hi>; Mr. Ald.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">HOOPER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARDEN</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">EDWARD BULLOCK</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-180" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Bullock</persName>, Esq., and the Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>306.
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<hi rend="italic">Confined</hi> </rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">One Month.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the property of
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<interp inst="t18500107-307-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 18.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-307-18500107 t18500107-307-punishment-21"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>308.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY KENCH</hi> </persName>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the moneys of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-308-offence-1 t18500107-name-186"/>Alexander Elener</persName>, her master:</rs> to which she pleaded</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-308-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-308-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-308-18500107 t18500107-308-punishment-22"/>Confined Two Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>309.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN ASHLIN</hi> </persName>
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<interp inst="t18500107-309-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-309-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/>, stealing 112lbs. weight of lead, and 1 clock, value 13
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-309-offence-1 t18500107-name-188"/>Richard Lambert</persName> and others; fixed to a building; having been before convicted;</rs> to which he pleaded</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-309-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-309-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-309-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-309-18500107 t18500107-309-punishment-23"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18500107-310-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-310-18500107 t18500107-310-offence-1 t18500107-310-verdict-1"/>
<p>310.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM THOMPSON</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-310-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-310-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-310-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-310-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-310-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-310-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 25.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-310-punishment-24" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-310-18500107 t18500107-310-punishment-24"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18500107-311" type="date" value="18500107"/>
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<p>311.
<persName id="def1-311-18500107" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-311-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-311-18500107" type="age" value="19"/>
<interp inst="def1-311-18500107" type="surname" value="WILLIAMS"/>
<interp inst="def1-311-18500107" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES WILLIAMS</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18500107-311-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-311-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-311-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-191" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-191" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-191" type="surname" value="QUESTED"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-191" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM QUESTED</persName> </hi>. I am a corn-dealer, of the Harrow-road. On 20th Dec, the prisoner came to my place for half-a-quartern of flour, which came to 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he threw down a half-crown—I tried it with the money-detector—I found it was bad—it broke—I threw one part of it on the counter, and said, "What do you think of that?"—he looked at it, and said, "I will soon fetch you another"—he took the piece and went out of the shop—I kept the part I had broken off—I desired a lad to watch the prisoner; he did so, and returned to me—the prisoner did not come back with the good one—I gave the broken part of the half-crown to the policeman at the station-house—this is it—I did not mark it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-192" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-192" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-192" type="surname" value="WILDER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-192" type="given" value="ROWLAND"/>ROWLAND WILDER</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, of 121, Edge ware-road. On 20th Dec, the prisoner came to my shop about six o'clock, for a pound of bee steak—I served him; it came to 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; he offered me a half-crown—I said "This is a bad one, is it not?"—he said, "I think not"—Pitt, who was in my shop, said, "This is a rank one"—I got the half-crown back from Pitt—I am sure it was the same—I gave it to the policeman who came in directly—this is it—I bit it; here is the mark now.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-193" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-193" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-193" type="surname" value="LISTER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-193" type="given" value="JESSE"/>JESSE LISTER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 383). I received this half-crown from Mr. Wilder; it has been in my possession ever since—I got this piece of a half-crown from Mr. Quested.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-194" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-194" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-194" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-194" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Mint. This half-crown is counterfeit, and this piece of another.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-311-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-311-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-311-18500107 t18500107-311-punishment-25"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18500107-312" type="date" value="18500107"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18500107-312-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-312-18500107 t18500107-312-offence-1 t18500107-312-verdict-1"/>
<p>312.
<persName id="def1-312-18500107" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-312-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-312-18500107" type="age" value="43"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DANIEL COLLINS</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-312-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-312-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-312-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 441bs. weight of lead, value 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of the
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-196" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-312-offence-1 t18500107-name-196"/>St. Katharine Dock Company</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-197" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-197" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-197" type="surname" value="MUMFORD"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-197" type="given" value="JOHN PASSMORE"/>JOHN PASSMORE MUMFORD</persName> </hi>. I am superintendent of police at St. Katha
<lb/>rine's Docks. On 29th Dec. I passed the east end of the "C" warehouse—I saw the prisoner standing against the wall near a box, doing something to the front of his dress—he came past me, and I called after him to stop—he did not, and I stopped him, and said, "What have you got here?" pointing to the front of his dress—he said, "O! Mr. Mumford, I was going to put it down these steps"—I found this lead on him—he said he found it in the privy—it is branded—it was entirely concealed by his coat—the Dock Com
<lb/>pany had such lead on the quay in front of the warehouse, and the brand on it was the same as is on this—I took the prisoner to the principal gate—he had not been at work in the Docks that day; he had no business there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> This lead was not secured in any way?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was piled up on the quay—the prisoner was from fifty to seventy yards from it—when I asked to see it, he pulled it out—there were none of the Dock officers between where the lead was and where I stopped him—there is a privy near where he was taken, but it is down some steps.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-198" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-198" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM STEVENS</persName> </hi>. I am an export foreman in St. Katharine's Docks. I landed eighty-eight pieces of this metal at the "C" quay—I examined them after the prisoner was taken, and there were only eighty-seven pieces—this piece has the same mark on it that they had.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-199" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-199" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-199" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM TILDESLEY</persName> </hi>. I was in the St. Katharine Docks, and saw the prisoner on a stage at the gunwale of the
<hi rend="italic">Mary Sparks,</hi> which was lying near where this metal was deposited—he was alone.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-312-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-312-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-312-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 43.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-312-punishment-26" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-312-punishment-26" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-312-18500107 t18500107-312-punishment-26"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18500107-313" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18500107"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-313" type="date" value="18500107"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18500107-313-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-313-18500107 t18500107-313-offence-1 t18500107-313-verdict-1"/>
<p>313.
<persName id="def1-313-18500107" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-313-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-313-18500107" type="age" value="21"/>
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<interp inst="def1-313-18500107" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN JONES</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18500107-313-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-313-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-313-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/> for embezzlement.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. CLARKSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COCKLE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-201" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-201" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-201" type="surname" value="JOHNSTON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-201" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE JOHNSTON</persName> </hi>. I am foreman to Mr. John Passmore Smith, a tea-dealer, in Coventry-street, Haymarket. The prisoner was in his service, and lived in the house—he had a salary of 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a year, and a commission of 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a pound on tea, and 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. pound on coffee—he went out with the cart to solicit orders, to deliver goods, and receive payment for them—the orders he gave in at the shop were generally entered in the rough waste-book by me, from his book or from his word—from the rough waste-book we prepared the way-bill—the articles were called over to the prisoner, and it was his duty to see that they were rightly called over—when the money was not paid for the goods on delivery, it was the prisoner's duty to place in the margin of the way-bill the word "dep"—it signified debt, or delivered—it meant that he did not get cash—it was his duty to check the way-bill with me every day, and pay the money marked in the fifth column to me or to Mr. Smith—those which were marked "dep" were carried from the way-bill to the day-book, and from there to the ledger, as a debt against the customer, till the time that that debt was paid—this is the way-bill of 15 th Oct.—I made it out, and delivered it to the prisoner—here are three parcels of goods delivered to Mr. Almond on 15th Oct., amounting to 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; and opposite that sum, in the fifth column, is the word "dep," in the prisoner's writing—this bill was handed to me in the ordinary way—here is the way-bill of 29th Oct.—it is in my writing—here is an entry of three parcels delivered to Mr. Almond, amounting to 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and in the fifth column here is written "dep," in the prisoner's writing—he did not account to me for any money received from Mr. Almond on 15th or 29th Oct.—it remained charged to the customer, as the cash-book would prove, it is not here—here is a receipt of the prisoner's on 29th Oct., when the second parcel was delivered, it is the prisoner's writing, it was not attached to the account when the prisoner delivered it to me—he has never accounted to me for it since—we have a customer named Miss Parker—in this way-bill of 3rd Nov. here is an account of goods amounting to 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the prisoner received them to deliver to her—I prepared this way-bill, and opposite this sum here is, in the fifth column, in the prisoner's writing, "dep"—if he received that money, he never accounted for it to me—we have a customer named Miss Carter, of 4, Kensington Park-villas—this way-bill of 9th Nov. is my writing—I delivered to the prisoner on that day one parcel for Miss Carter, of tea and other things, value 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the prisoner has put against it "dep"—if he received that money, he did not pay it to me—if he went there next day to get it, we did not send him there, and he had no business to go—I have the way-bill of the following week, to show that he did not account for it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOLLETT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Here is sometimes "dep," and sometimes "paid," was that at the option of the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Decidedly not—it was the duty of the prisoner to put "dep" if they were not paid for, but if a person came into the shop and ordered goods, and paid for them, he put "paid"—that means paid before delivery—here is 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. to Miss Parker, on 3rd Nov., in the order-book—if the prisoner did not receive the money for</p>
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<p>the goods, he was to enter "dep," and he has done so in each of these items—it is a false entry—here is the word "paid" on these receipts—if he was paid 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on 3rd Nov,, it was his duty to put 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in the margin—these dates on these receipts, Oct. 15th, Oct. 29th, and Nov. 3rd, are the dates when the goods were delivered—the prisoner was discharged on Saturday, 10th Nov.—he had a quarter's wages owing to him—I do not know that he was to collect some sums that were outstanding after he was discharged—I gave him a list of debts, but it was to ascertain whether they were paid or not—that has nothing to do with these charges—there were certain outstanding debts placed in that list—I do not know that he was to collect certain debts after he was discharged—if the list was given to the prisoner, it was on the assumption that he had not received the moneys, but it has been proved that he has received them—I do not know that the prisoner has received them—I have no doubt but he has—I think it very likely he has.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Why were not his quarter's wages paid?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Ap
<lb/>plication was not made to Mr. Smith for them—I do not know whether he knew that they were due—a list was given to the prisoner of customers who were supposed not to have paid, customers whom he refused to give the address of—Mr. Smith and myself applied to him for it—they amounted to 26
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 28
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-202" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-202" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-202" type="surname" value="WALTON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-202" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY WALTON</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mr. Almond, of St. Ann's-villas, Notting-hill. On 29th Oct. I paid the prisoner 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—this is the receipt in his writing—he delivered it to me on 29th Oct.—I cannot read—I received three parcels of goods from him a fortnight before that, and three others on that day, and paid him 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How do you know it was this piece of paper, if you cannot read?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Others saw it—I produced the bill at the Police-court—it was taken possession of by Mr. Beresford—the prisoner had been many times to our house—he always delivered a bill, but he did not receipt it till I paid him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did the prisoner ever put his name to the bill when you did not pay him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—he put his name to this bill on 29th Oct.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-203" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-203" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-203" type="surname" value="JOHNSTON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-203" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE JOHNSTON</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> This is a receipt signed by the prisoner for 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—here is 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. twice over—this bill of 15th Oct. was prepared by me, and given to the prisoner, to be delivered with the goods—this bears no receipt—this bill of 29th is 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on 15th and 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on 29th—I made it out—the prisoner has never put any dates to the receipts be has given—this other bill is receipted by him; it is a bill I gave him to take on 3rd Nov.—it appears that on that day he received 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-204" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-204" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-204" type="surname" value="PARKER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-204" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA PARKER</persName> </hi>. I am single, and live at 25, Euston-square. On 3rd Nov. I paid the prisoner 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., for Mr. Smith—the prisoner wrote "paid" on it before me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The goods were not always paid for when delivered?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; a bill was always delivered with them—when paid for, the prisoner always gave a receipt on the same bill—I think this was paid on 3rd Nov., but I am not quite certain, it was on a Saturday, I know—I took in the goods myself that day—that was the last day I paid him, but he has been paid since that.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-205" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-205" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-205" type="surname" value="HEDGER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-205" type="given" value="FRANCES WALSH"/>FRANCES WALSH HEDGER</persName> </hi>. I am the companion of Miss Carter, of Park-villas. On Saturday evening, 10th Nov., paid the prisoner 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., on Mr. Smith's account—he put this writing on the bill in my presence—I can
<lb/>not say when these goods were received.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How do you know it was on the 10th?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I put it down in my pocket-book immediately—I have not my pocket-book here, but I will take my oath it was paid.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-206" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-206" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-206" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-206" type="given" value="JOHN PASSMORE"/>JOHN PASSMORE SMITH</persName> </hi>. I am a tea-dealer, in Coventry-street. The pri
<lb/>soner was my carman in Oct. and part of Nov.—he never accounted to me for the receipt of 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Mr. Almond, 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Mrs. Parker, or 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Mrs. Hedger.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you no partner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I have eight or ten persons in my employ—it was not the prisoner's duty to account to any person for money, but to me or Mr. Johnson—I will not swear he has never accounted to other persons; if he had, there would have been credit in our books for it—he was discharged on Saturday, 10th Nov., I suppose about eleven o'clock at night—he had been with me about eight months—he gene
<lb/>rally got home about eight at night—I had a character from a man, saying, he had a high opinion of him, but not from an employer—I heard he was in the employ of Ridgway and Co.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you hear how he came to leave there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> We hear it was from the same cause as that with which we now charge him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-207" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-207" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-207" type="surname" value="BERESFORD"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-207" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BERESFORD</persName> </hi>. I am superintendent of the C division of police. I received information on 21st Nov., and a description of the prisoner. I was looking for him till 11th Dec, when I took him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOLLETT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SMITH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> On 10th Nov. was there not some arrange
<lb/>ment as to the prisoner's collecting the outstanding debts?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; there were two instances in which I asked him for the addresses, and he said it was not very likely he should give me them—he took a list away from our house, which Mr. Johnson made out by my desire, but it was not my desire that it should be given to the prisoner—it was not for him to collect, it was to ask him if these debts were accounted for—it was only the items of those persons whose addresses he refused to give us that he was to receive, not the others.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLARKSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The object of the list was, to ask him which of those customers had paid?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; and to save time in turning over the book—I have since found that most of these debts had been received by him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-313-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-313-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-313-punishment-27" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-313-punishment-27" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-313-18500107 t18500107-313-punishment-27"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>314.
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<interp inst="def1-314-18500107" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PATRICK MULLALY</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-314-18500107" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-314-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-314-18500107" type="age" value="32"/>
<interp inst="def2-314-18500107" type="surname" value="BALLARD"/>
<interp inst="def2-314-18500107" type="given" value="DAVID"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVID BALLARD</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-314-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-314-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-314-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 1 fishing-rod and other articles, value 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of the
<persName id="t18500107-name-210" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-210" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-314-offence-1 t18500107-name-210"/>London Dock Company</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-211" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-211" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-211" type="surname" value="EGERTON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-211" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL EGERTON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 193). On Monday morning, 3rd Dec., I was on duty at the London Docks—I went to a shed on the East quay—I noticed a case there, which had been broken open—I called the attention of the dock constable to it—on 7th Dec. I took Mullaly, and told him he was charged with breaking a case on 1 st Dec.—he said he never was in the docks that day, and knew nothing about it—on the way to the station he said, "I will tell you all about it; I was there that day;" that Ballard asked him what was in the case, and he said he did not know, and he took it to another shed, and opened it, and took out a fishing-rod and some other things, and then he went out of the gate, and threw the things under the gate—Ballard was in custody then.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Ballard. Q.</hi> Did you hear what I said about Mullaly?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it was owing to what you said, that Mullaly made this statement.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-212" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-212" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-212" type="surname" value="SAYNE"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-212" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SAYNE</persName> </hi>. I am an officer in the service of the London Dock Com
<lb/>pany. On the morning of 3rd Dec., Egerton called my attention to a case—</p>
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<p>I found by the side of it a garden rake, a razor-strop, and some prints—I went to Mullaly's house, in Cooper's-court—I asked him if he was in the Docks on 1st Dec.—he said, "Yes, I was there, but was turned out by a police-constable"—I asked him if he knew anything about any fishing-rod—he said, "No"—I asked if he knew Mr. Child, the pawnbroker, in Shadwell High-street—he said, "No"—I took him to the pawnbroker's; he was not identified there, and was discharged—this was on 5th Dec.—on 22nd I took Ballard at the Docks—I asked him if he was at the East quay on 1st Dec.—he said, "No"—I asked if he knew anything about any fishing-rod—he said, "No"—I asked if he knew Mr. Child's, the pawnbroker—he said, "No"—I took him there, and saw the foreman—I said, "Do you know this man"—he said, "Yes, he is the man that pawned the fishing-rod, I have no doubt about it"—he was then taken to Lemon-street station—about two hours afterwards he returned, and said to me, in the presence of Mullaly, whose proper name I believe is Gannon—"I did pawn the rods; I was asked to pawn them by Gannon, who told me, he had taken a case from a shed on the East quay, broke it open, and took out the rod, and he got them out under the brandy quay gate."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Mullaly. Q.</hi> How long after was I taken?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About three weeks; Ballard had time to come and tell me this.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-213" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-213" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-213" type="surname" value="BURROWS"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-213" type="given" value="GABRIEL"/>GABRIEL BURROWS</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer in the London Docks. I was in the Export Dock on the south end of the East quay on 1st Dec.—I had occa
<lb/>sion to handle a case there about half-past ten o'clock in the morning—Mullaly came across from the brandy shed—I saw him near the case, about ten minutes or a quarter before twelve.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Mullaly. Q.</hi> Have you not often seen me in that shed?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have seen you there—I think there was not a ship to be worked that day—I was in the same shed on the Monday morning; the case was not there then, it had been removed by somebody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-214" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-214" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-214" type="surname" value="ROGERS"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-214" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ROGERS</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, in the service of the Dock Company. On the afternoon of 1st Dec. I met Mullaly, whom I call Gannon—he was alone, and was going towards Shadwell High-street, away from the Docks—I spoke to him—he had nothing with him—I saw him again afterwards, with Ballard—Ballard had a fishing-rod in his hand—they were in company, but not close together—I said, "Halloo! Gannon, are you going fishing?"—he said, "Hum"—I walked with them to the Match-walk; I then left them, and went to King David-lane—when I came back, I saw, both the prisoners standing facing Mr. Child's, the pawnbrokers.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-215" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-215" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-215" type="surname" value="GOLDER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-215" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE GOLDER</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Child, a pawnbroker, of High-street, Shadwell. I produce this fishing-rod—it was pawned at Mr. Child's, between twelve and one o'clock on 1st Dec.—I took it in from Ballard—this is the duplicate I gave for it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-216" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-216" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-216" type="surname" value="THOMPSON"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-216" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT THOMPSON</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of the Dock Company. On Saturday 1st Dec., I saw Mullaly in the Docks, in the lock-up shed, between three and four o'clock, tipsy—at ten on the Monday morning I picked up this duplicate exactly where I had seen Mullaly, and spoken to him on the Saturday—it is the duplicate I showed to Mr. Golder.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-217" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-217" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-217" type="surname" value="MOLINE"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-217" type="given" value="SPARKES"/>SPARKES MOLINE</persName> </hi>. I carry on business at 5, Adelaide-place. I have seen this case, it contained this fishing-rod, two or three caricatures, some garden tools, and other things—I put this fishing-rod in it myself—the case was in the London Docks, and was to be shipped for my brother.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Mullaly's Defence.</hi> I went into the shed where the case was, and laid my</p>
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<p>hand upon it; I came out, and met Ballard; he asked me what was in it; I said I did not know, and went away; I afterwards saw Ballard take the case out from the other side of the shed; I went away and saw him no more till I was taken; I denied that I had anything at all to do with it; if I had said anything against this man, my brains would have been knocked out; on the 21st Dec. I saw him come out, and followed and spoke to him about this case; he had not time to say much to me; he said he would meet me next day in the Docks.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Ballard's Defence.</hi> On 1st Dec. I met Mullaly in the Highway with the fishing-rod in a case; it was all over mud and water; he asked me to pawn it, and I did, for 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; we had a drop of beer; he then told me he went into the shed, and got the case, and broke it open, and Mr. Drake came and said, "Put the rubbish over the rod."</p>
<p>(Ballard received a good character.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MULLALY</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-314-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-314-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-314-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 35.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-314-punishment-28" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-314-punishment-28" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-314-18500107 t18500107-314-punishment-28"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BALLARD</hi>
<rs id="t18500107-314-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-314-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-314-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY></hi>. Aged 32.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury and</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Prosecutor.</hi></rs>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-314-18500107 t18500107-314-punishment-29"/>
<hi rend="italic">Confined Two Months</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>315.
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<interp inst="def1-315-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="def1-315-18500107" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM CHARLTON</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-315-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-315-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-315-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 46lbs. weight of leaden pipe, value 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of the
<persName id="t18500107-name-219" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-219" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-315-offence-1 t18500107-name-219"/>Guardians of the Poor of the Strand Union.</persName> </rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-220" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-220" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-220" type="surname" value="PAINE"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-220" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES PAINE</persName> </hi>. I am a porter, in the employ of the Board of Guardians of the Strand Union. I have the care of Millfield-house, Tanner's-end, Ed
<lb/>monton—on Friday, 21st Dec., I found a piece of lead had been taken away from there—I should think I had seen it safe about three days before—this is it(
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I have fitted it with the remaining pipe—it has damaged the building much.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-221" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-221" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-221" type="surname" value="HILLIER"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-221" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HILLIER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 305). I went to Millfield-house, and then to Grimley's, where I got this 46lbs. of lead—I fitted it to the place; it matched exactly—I took the prisoner—he said, at the station, he bought the lead of a man he did not know—it was taken from the Strand Union-house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-222" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-222" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-222" type="surname" value="GRIMLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-222" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GRIMLEY</persName> </hi>. I am a plumber of Edmonton. I received this pipe produced from the prisoner, on 19th Dec.—I gave him 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for it—I gave at the rate of 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a cwt. for it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I bought it of a man I know by sight; I do not know his name.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-315-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-315-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-315-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-315-18500107 t18500107-315-punishment-30"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>316.
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<interp inst="def1-316-18500107" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN SMITH</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-316-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-316-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-316-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 16 shillings and 3 sixpences; the moneys of
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<interp inst="def3-317-18500107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def3-317-18500107" type="age" value="15"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVID BAILEY</hi> </persName>
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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="t18500107-317-offence-1 t18500107-name-228"/>Mary Ann Sharrington</persName>; Bailey having been before convicted: to which</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-317-18500107 t18500107-317-punishment-33"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18500107-317-verdict-3" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 15.—
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-233" type="given" value="LEVY"/>LEVY VICKERY</persName> </hi>. I am a carpenter. On 22nd Dec. I was at work in a cottage at Dalston—I left work at half-past five o'clock, and left my tools in the front kitchen—I locked the door—I went to work on Monday morning at six—I found the back-kitchen window broken, and the inner door of the front kitchen—my two squares were gone—this is one of them(
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-234" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY STANWAY</persName> </hi>. I was at work on Saturday, 22nd Dec, with Vickery. I saw he left two squares and other things there, and I left a square and other tools—when I went to work on the Monday morning I missed my tools—I have seen my square since, and had it returned to me by order of the Magistrate—I do not know the prisoner.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-235" type="given" value="GEORGE COPEMAN"/>GEORGE COPEMAN GURLING</persName> </hi>. I am a carpenter, and was at work at the same place. I left two squares, a philister, and other tools, on Saturday night, and missed them on the Monday—I have got my squares back from the officer, by order of the Magistrate.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, H</hi> 36). On Monday morning, 24th December, about nine o'clock, I saw the prisoner in Petticoat-lane with six squares—I asked him how he got them—he said he was carrying them for his mate—I took him into custody—I gave the squares to the witnesses, who identified them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> My mate told me to carry these squares for him to Mr. Roberts.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-241" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-241" type="given" value="LEVY"/>LEVY VICKERY</persName> </hi>. I am a carpenter. I was at work at the cottage at Dalston—I left my tools there on 22nd Dec, four saws, a plane, a plough, and other things—I saw them next at the police-office, and have them.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-242" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY STANWAY</persName> </hi>. I was at work at the same cottage—I left at half-past five o'clock that evening, and left two planes, a square, and other things—I went on Monday morning at six, and missed two planes, a square, and the sleeve of my jacket—I had left the jacket there with the sleeve on—I have seen my tools since—this is the sleeve of my jacket.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-243" type="given" value="GEORGE COPELAND"/>GEORGE COPELAND GURLING</persName> </hi>. I was at work at that place on the Saturday—I left two squares there, a philister, a plane, and a mortice-gauge—when I got there on Monday they were gone—this is my gauge—I have had the other things.</p>
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-245" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN HUBBARD</persName> </hi> (
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-248" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY WEBB</persName> </hi>. I am a City-policeman. On 3rd Jan., at half-past two o'clock in the afternoon, I was in Long-lane, in a barber's shop—I saw the prisoner and another walk behind the prosecutor, take a handkerchief from his pocket, and run in amongst the pens—I pursued, and took him—he took this handkerchief from his breast, and threw it amongst the pens.</p>
<p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> Is it possible for a man in a barber's shop, being shaved, to see me, and the barber before him?</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE WILLIAMS</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18500107-321-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-321-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-321-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, stealing 1 handkerchief, value 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18500107-name-251" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-251" type="surname" value="HAWES"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-251" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18500107-321-offence-1 t18500107-name-251"/>James Hawes</persName>, from his person: having been before convicted.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-252" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-252" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-252" type="surname" value="HAWES"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-252" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMBS HAWES</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk. On 29th Dec, about half-past seven o'clock, I was in Kingsland-road—I felt a tug at my coat behind, turned, and saw the prisoner with my handkerchief in his hand—I took hold of his hand with the handkerchief, but he slipped his fingers through mine, and left the handkerchief in my hand—he then
<hi rend="italic">bobbed</hi> behind a pork-butcher's awning, and I went on, and about thirty or forty yards further I found the prisoner was walking after me again—I spoke to a policeman—he started off—the policeman took him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-253" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-253" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-253" type="surname" value="HOCKING"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-253" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HOCKING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 181). I pursued the prisoner 200 or 300 yards—I told him what I took him for—he said he knew nothing of it—this is the handkerchief I got from the prosecutor.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-254" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18500107-name-254" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-254" type="surname" value="HALIFAX"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-name-254" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS HALIFAX</persName> </hi>. I produce a certificate of the prisoner's conviction—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Charles Jellett, Convicted Jan., 1848, and confined four months</hi>)—he is the person—I have seen him frequently with thieves.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18500107-321-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18500107-321-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18500107-321-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18500107-321-punishment-38" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-321-18500107 t18500107-321-punishment-38"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, January</hi> 9
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1850.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Mr. Justice
<hi rend="smallCaps">PATTESON:</hi> Mr. Justice
<hi rend="smallCaps">TALFOURD:</hi> Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY:</hi> Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIDNEY:</hi> Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CARDEN:</hi> and
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18500107-name-255" type="judiciaryName"