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<p>Taken in Short-hand</p>
<p>Rolls Chambers, 89, Chancery Lane.</p>
<p>SESSION I. TO VI.</p>
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<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, November 22nd, 1852, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS CHALLIS</hi>, M.P.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir Edward Hall Alderson, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir William Taylor Coleridge, Knt., one of the Judges of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench; Charles Farebrother, Esq.; John Kinnersley Hooper, Esq.; Sir James Duke, Bart., M.P,; and Thomas Farncomb, Esq.; Aldermen of the said City: the Right Hon. James Archibald Stuart Wortley, Q.C., M.P., Recorder of the said City: Thomas Sidney, Esq., M.P.; Francis Graham Moon, Esq.; William Lawrence, Esq.; Sir Robert Walter Carden, Knt.; David Williams Wire, Esq.; and William Cubitt, Esq., M.P.; Aldermen of the said City: Edward Bullock, Esq., Common Serjeant of the said City: and Russell Gurney, Esq., Judge of the Sheriff's Court; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN CARTER</hi>, Esq., Ald., F.R.A.S.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ALXANDER ANGUS CROLL</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS MORTIMER CLEOBURY</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM BOYCE JAMES</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-1" type="given" value="EDWARD AUGUSTUS"/>Edward Augustus Meredith</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-2" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Monk</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-3" type="surname" value="MARSHALL"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-3" type="given" value="THOMAS WOOLLEY"/>Thomas Woolley Marshall</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-4" type="given" value="EDMUND"/>Edmund Duncumb</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-5" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Mullins</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-6" type="surname" value="BENITT"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-6" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Benitt</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-7" type="given" value="JONATHAN"/>Jonathan Parsons</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-8" type="given" value="HORATIO"/>Horatio Rodd</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-9" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Malcom</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-10" type="surname" value="MAW"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-10" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Maw</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-11" type="surname" value="DEMAID"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-11" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>Robert Demaid</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-12" type="surname" value="MITCHELL"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-12" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Mitchell</persName> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-13" type="surname" value="M'RAW"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-13" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James M'Raw</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-14" type="surname" value="MEADOWS"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-14" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Meadows</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-15" type="surname" value="SPURGEON"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-15" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Spurgeon</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-16" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Rew</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-17" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Milo</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-18" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Matthews</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-19" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Martin</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-20" type="given" value="JOHN THOMPSON"/>John Thompson Moore</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-21" type="given" value="JOHN WALKER"/>John Walker Moore</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-22" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Reeves</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-23" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>Patrick Rutherford</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-24" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Quick</persName> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-25" type="surname" value="BOULTER"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-25" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>Benjamin Boulter</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-26" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>Stephen Rutter</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-27" type="surname" value="SIMPSON"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-27" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>Robert Simpson</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-28" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Burford</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-29" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Burling</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-30" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Muir</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-31" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Sulway</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-32" type="surname" value="ROBERTS"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-32" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Roberts</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-33" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Hind</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-34" type="surname" value="ORME"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-34" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Orme</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-35" type="surname" value="CLACK"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-35" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Clack</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-36" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Cumberland</persName> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-37" type="given" value="JOHN BOWDITCH"/>John Bowditch Rickards</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-38" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Reynolds</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-39" type="surname" value="MARTIN"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-39" type="given" value="CHARLES EDWARD"/>Charles Edward Martin</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-40" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>Stephen Perry</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-41" type="given" value="THOMAS ROBERT"/>Thomas Robert Sutlee</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-42" type="surname" value="MILLS"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-42" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Mills</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-43" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Beck</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-44" type="surname" value="MOODY"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-44" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Moody</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-45" type="surname" value="MORRISS"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-45" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Morriss</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-46" type="surname" value="RUSSELL"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-46" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Russell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-47" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Knockold</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-48" type="given" value="EDWARD RANDALL"/>Edward Randall Tiddy</persName> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-49" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Taylor</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-50" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Rolph</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-51" type="surname" value="PAYNE"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-51" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Payne</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-52" type="surname" value="MONTAGUE"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-52" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Montague</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-53" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Maplestone</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-54" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Merritt</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-55" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Minister</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-56" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Price</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-57" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Barton</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-58" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Newling</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-59" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Burton</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-60" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Priest</persName> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-61" type="given" value="CHARLES CLARK"/>Charles Clark Middleton</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-62" type="given" value="WILLIAM JAMES"/>William James Castle</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-63" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Paybody</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-64" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Rabbitt</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-65" type="given" value="ALEXANDER"/>Alexander M'Lasher</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-66" type="surname" value="RUSSELL"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-66" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Russell</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Seventh Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CHALLIS, MAYOR. FIRST SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—An obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of thieves.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 22
<hi rend="italic">nd</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FARE
<lb/>BROTHER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HOOPER</hi>; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MOON</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">LAWRENCE</hi>, and Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">RORBERT WALTER CARDEN</hi>, Knt., Ald.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-90" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PINNOCK</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 1, St. James's-terrace, Harrow-road, and am a corn and flour factor; I have been carrying on business in London since last June; previous to that I had carried on business at Reading. I know Keene; I knew him when he was in the service of Messrs. Avex and Terry—in July last I saw him at the corn market; he told me be could recommend some good customers, who would buy some flour of me—he said he had left the house of Avex and Terry, and was living on his income, which was between 100
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a year—I told him to bring no customers but those he knew; he said he would bring me none but the very best—a friend of mine had some transaction with him about some sacks—about 6th Aug. I saw him again in the market—he said he had an excellent customer, a man very trustworthy indeed, who was going to open a shop at 10, Southampton
<lb/>place, Camberwell, and he wished me to send ten sacks of flour there; he gave me the customer's name, and I wrote it down as he spelt it to me, "William Jerrard"—I have the name here, which I wrote down at the time—I asked him if he was a man of property, and trustworthy; he said, "Yes," he had known him many years, and done business with him, and he had always paid uncommonly well—some few days afterwards I sent the ten sacks of flour by my carman—on 12th Aug. Keene and Jarrett came to my</p>
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<p>house together; Keene introduced Jarrett as his friend, who wanted to buy some oats—he said, "This is my friend Jerrard"—Jarrett then handed me his card—I said, "Why, this is spelt Jarrett?"—Keene replied, "That is right," and said he had made a mistake when he gave me the name of Jerrard—I asked him how he liked the flour—he said he liked the flour in my sacks better than that in the sacks marked "Longford"—I asked him some ques
<lb/>tions about his business—he said he had a very good business, an excellent shop; the lease previously was worth 700
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and he had got it under peculiar circumstances, and should be able to do a good business, and he should want to buy a larger quantity of flour—Keene and he looked at some samples of oats, and directed me to send in ten quarters—he then said he should be a buyer of a larger quantity of flour, for he had some money, and he might as well lay it out in flour—I told him I should be very glad to sell him some, if he could find the money for it; they then both left—I saw Keene on the market, two or three days afterwards; that was the third time—I asked him what he thought of Jerrard—he said he was a man of plenty of money, and was going to buy some flour, and he had seen him with three 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. notes the night before, and he was sure he had plenty of money—Jerrard came again two or three days afterwards, with a person, whom he introduced as a neigh
<lb/>bour and friend, and who I have since learned is named Nicholls—he said he had come to buy fifty sacks of flour, if we could deal—I said I should be very glad to sell him some, or Mr. Nicholls either—Nicholls said he was not a buyer at present, but he should like to buy some hereafter—I sold Jerrard fifty sacks; he asked me what I would allow him for fetching it away—I said I generally did it myself—he said he had a horse and cart—I ultimately consented to allow him fourpence a sack—he said he would pay me for the flour, I think, on Monday week—he said he wanted to buy a considerable quantity, as it would improve by keeping in his shop, as he was only doing a small trade at present—he and Nicholls ultimately left my house together; they afterwards came back again; Nicholls stood at the door and said, "My friend Jerrard left home without money, and as this is to be a money trans
<lb/>action I will give him 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. of the money for this
<hi rend="italic">deal</hi>, and he has promised to pay me when we return home"—I told him no, I was not desirous of receiving the money yet; and Nicholls said it would be inconvenient for him as he was going to pay his millers, and should have to go all the way to Camberwell to receive the money of Jerrard—on the following day, the 24th, I think twenty-five of the sacks were fetched away; the other twenty-five were delivered on the following day—Jerrard came to me, I believe it was on the day after the delivery of the flour, and paid me 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—that reduced the account to 113
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; he gave an order at the same time for twenty quarters of oats, at 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and thirty quarters, at 21
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he said when he had the oats he would pay the balance altogether—some time after that he wrote me a note, in consequence of which I sent half a load of hay; I did not send any straw, because I had none—on my return home that night, my man told me something; in consequence of which I went that same night to Keene's house, in Harriet-place; I think Southampton-street, Camberwell—I found him at home; he said he was just coming up to my house—I asked him what this was that I had heard about Jerrard; that I heard he was gone to gaol, and that Jerrard's wife took in the hay, and she was drunk; that I could not under
<lb/>stand it—he said she was very much excited about her husband's going to gaol, and that he was gone for being security for a person for 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I said, "What does Nicholls know about Jerrard?"—he said he would go with me</p>
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<p>to Nicholls; he got into my gig, and we drove up to Nicholls's shop—Keene stepped out of my gig and went into Nicholls's, and then into his bakehouse; he was some time there, and they both came up together—I asked Nicholls how long he had known Jerrard—he said, "About a month"—I said, "I thought you must have known a great deal of him;" that was in Keene's presence—I asked him if he had heard that Jerrard was gone to gaol, and how he came to offer to lend him 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he said he thought he was a respectable man, and he had not known him long—I asked him if he would go with Keene to Jerrard, and get some particulars as to what arrangement he meant to make regarding my debt—he promised me he would go, and with that understanding I left—next day I saw Keene at the market; he said Nicholls had been to Horsemonger-lane and had seen Jerrard, and he brought a note from Jerrard to me—he said the money would be all right, and Jerrard was coming out of gaol next day—he said nothing about what had been done with the flour—I saw Keene once afterwards in Mark-lane, but not since; I asked him where Jerrard was, as he had not been to pay according to promise—he said be expected he would have been with me before, and no doubt he was over at the Elephant public house opposite; he went to look for him, returned, and said he could not find him—I went to look for him at another public house, but never saw him afterwards—on 8th Sept. I went to Jerrard's shop; the place appeared in a general state of confusion; I saw no flour there; there were a few twopenny loaves there—I have traced fifty of my sacks of flour to Nicholls's shop, and the corn and oats to a man named Brown, who is here—when I heard of Jerrard being in gaol, I asked Keene how he came to say he had seen three 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. notes in his hand—he said it was a mistake, that they were three fives—I was somewhere in the neighbour
<lb/>hood of Bayswater, and saw Jerrard through a public house window, as I was sitting in my gig; I went into the bar, and he was gone; I went into the back premises; he came out from an outhouse, and I gave him into custody—Keene was taken some time afterwards at Gloucester.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say you took down the name from Keene as Jerrard; allow me to look at your memorandum?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It is in pencil (
<hi rend="italic">producing it</hi>)—I have not rubbed it out, it is as it was originally entered—I believe the 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was paid to me on 26th Aug.—Jerrard paid it to me himself—I had then sent in ten sacks of flour, ten quarters of oats, and fifty sacks of flour—that amounted to about 113
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—the goods had been sold to him on credit, on the representation of Mr. Keene that he was a man of property—these were cash transactions—I was to be paid within three or four days after the delivery, or as soon as Mr. Jerrard could come down to pay for them—there was not to be a month's credit, it was to be within three or four days—I had known Mr. Keene about two years on the corn exchange—I had paid him money for some empty sacks—he has never sold for me on the corn market, nor bought of me for others—I knew him as representing the house of Avex and Terry—I had no dealings with that house—I did not refuse to supply them—I know a Mr. Franklyn—he is not a witness that I am aware of—I do not know what evidence he can give on this subject—I think I saw a written examination of his, but I do not remember seeing him in the witness box—I did not know him till after I heard of Jerrard being in gaol—he has been assisting me in making inquiries in this matter—he introduced me to a solicitor to conduct the business for me—until this Saturday he was a stranger to me—I never asked him to lend his carriage to convey the wit
<lb/>nesses backwards and forwards, but I believe he has voluntarily assisted a</p>
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<p>great deal with the police and me—I think I once rode home with him myself—I never gave Keene any cards; but he had some from my house one day, in my absence—I never told him to get them, and never intended him to have them—it did not occur to me to give my cards to him—Mrs. Pinnock has employed him to purchace vegetables in Covent-garden—I only know of once—she is not here—I hear that he charged as much again as he paid.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You do not know whether he charged commission for the vegetables or not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I do not; I have seen Franklyn here—the amount I am actually out of pocket is 111
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When the 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was paid to you, Jerrard was to come on the following Monday, and pay the balance?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it was the Saturday before that Monday that I found him in Horsemonger-lane gaol—there had been other goods delivered in the meanwhile—at the time the 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was paid on account there was about 113
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. due, and after that I supplied goods to the amount of 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I supplied him altogether with 108
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 109
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. worth of goods—Jerrard told me that the amount he was arrested for was 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-91" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS FRANKLYN</persName> </hi>. I am a licensed victualler, of Camberwell.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Do you know this baker's shop, occupied by Jerrard?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; my brother-in-law had occupied it for seventeen years—I did not know Jerrard before he came there—I did not threaten that I would get him out by some means or other; why should I?—he has served me with a copy of a writ—he has not charged me with slandering him—he came to know if I would serve him and trust him—I said certainly not, after what I had heard from the police—I summoned him for violent threats—I do not know that I have been very active in this matter—I have made my neighbours acquainted with what they were—I have taken the witnesses up to the police-court in my carriage—I have brought my neighbours here; they are witnesses; I brought them in company with myself—I introduced Mr. Pinnock to the attorney—I have been with the police to show where the goods were taken—my brother left the shop because he sold the business—there was no annoy
<lb/>ance on my part towards Mr. Jarrett—he did not sell the business to Mr. Jarrett, but to Mr. Anderson, the late proprietor.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say Keene asked you whether you would serve him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; Jarrett asked me whether I would serve the baker's shop—I said certainly not, after what I had heard from the police—he came to me on 30th Aug.—I told him I was not aware whether he was one, but I had received information that fourteen of the party were arrant swindlers, and I should not serve them—I looked at him, and said it was very possible he might be one of them, for what I knew—he said then that he was the identical person who kept the shop—I then said, "If you will wait a few minutes I will make things comfortable for you, for you are wanted"—I went to the door with the intention of calling a policeman, and giving him in charge, but he went out, making use of the most dreadful and violent lan
<lb/>guage—it was most horrid; and Keene, who was with him, made use of the most violent threats—they afterwards came, and wanted me to give them 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to settle a writ—I told them there was nothing green about me, I did not do things in that way.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-92" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN REED</persName> </hi>. On 9th Aug. I took ten sacks of flour from Mr. Pinnock's to a shop in Southampton-street, Camberwell, and got my delivery note signed by the prisoner Jerrard.</p>
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<p>in Mr. Pin nock's employ. I took 100 sacks of oats to Jarrett's house in Southampton-street, Camberwell—I cannot tell the date (
<hi rend="italic">the order being produced, teas dated Aug.</hi> 31
<hi rend="italic">st</hi>)—I put the oats in a shed in the premises occupied by Jarrett, a little distance from the shop—I saw Jarrett and asked him where to put them, and I put them by his direction into the shed—two or three days afterwards, I took a load and a half of hay there; he was not there then, and from something I heard from a gentleman who was passing I was induced to tell my master.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-94" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH TREVELYAN</persName> </hi>. I live in New Cut, Lambeth, and am in the em
<lb/>ploy of Mr. Saunders, a carman, of 21, Webber-street, Blackfriars. On 25th Aug., twenty-five sacks of flour were delivered to me by Mr. Pinnock at the Great Western Railway Station, and I gave him a duplicate order which Mr. Jerrard had given me—I had not known him before—I call him Jerrard, because that name was on the ticket—the prisoner Jarrett is the man—I bad a young
<hi rend="italic">chap</hi> with me—we proceeded down the Edge ware-road, and when we got to Victoria-street, we saw Jerrard—he called as into a public house, and gave us some bread and cheese and beer; he said Mr. Keene would be there in a minute—Keene came, and they told us to follow them down Victoria-street; we did so, and followed them all the way into the Borough-road—Keene then stepped round the corner and Jarrett stopped with us—Keene came back, and said, "It is all right, come on"—we went on to Mr. Nicholls's shop at the corner of Great Union-street, and delivered the flour there; Jarrett was there, walking on the other side of the way, he paid me 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I know Harriet-place, Camberwell, Nicholls's shop is about a mile, or a mile and a half from there—Jarrett and Keene hired my master's cart—I saw it done.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-95" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-95" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-95" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES SMITH</persName> </hi>. I live at 22, Devonshire-place, Lisson-grove, and am in the employ of Mr. Pope, a carman. On 24th Aug., I carted some flour from the Great Western Railway—Jarrett and Keene went into my master's parlour and wrote the order, while I got my horses ready—there were twenty-five sacks—I took them to Mr. Pope's shop in Exeter-street first, and found the prisoners there; they told me to follow them, and by their direction I went over Waterloo-bridge; they went in front of the horses—we stopped at a public house on the other side, where the prisoners gave us some bread and cheese and beer—I then continued to follow them; we took a great many turnings, and at last got to Lock's fields, where I delivered the flour at a shop with the name of "Nicholls" over it—the prisoners helped me with it, and it was put into a back shed—there was a young man with me—we all stopped to have something to drink—I was attending to my horses, and one of the prisoners told me to go on farther.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-96" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY GREATOREX</persName> </hi>. I live at 9, Southampton-place, Camberwell, next door to where the prisoner Jarrett opened a shop about the beginning of Aug. On or about 9th Aug. I saw ten sacks delivered at the shop, and on Friday, 13th Aug., the ten sacks were taken away between 5 and 6 o'clock in the morning—Mr. Keene was present, but I did not notice who else—I noticed the shop during the whole time it remained open—I do not think the oven was lighted more than twice—I recollect seeing some thirty quarters of corn or oats delivered early in Sept.—I rather think it was Thursday, from Mr. Pin
<lb/>nock's van, it was a large van-full, I suppose about fifty or sixty sacks—two sacks go to a quarter—they did not remain long, they were taken away on 7th Sept. by Mr. Brown's van, the prisoners were present—I cannot say whether they were delivered in Sept., or on the last day of Aug.—I also saw two sacks of flour taken away in a barrow.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi> to
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PINNOCK</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You said that after the 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was paid, you supplied other goods?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; fifty quarters of oats—there were two deli
<lb/>veries on the same day, that was on 30th Aug.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-97" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-97" type="surname" value="TERRY"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-97" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS TERRY</persName> </hi>. I am a provision merchant, and live at 11, Cottage
<lb/>place, City-road. I was a partner in the house of Avex and Terry—I know Keene—he was in our service as traveller in Sep. 1851—while he was in our service Jarrett called and gave me an order for five sacks of flour—the amount was 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—we never got our money for it, and Keene knew that; I instructed him to go and make inquiries about it—I also made inquiries myself, and told Keene I had made inquiries, and was afraid we should not get our money, for I was informed that he was a swindler—Keene told me that a load of flour had been left, and taken away in a day or two in conse
<lb/>quence of the parties finding that they were not likely to be paid for it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-98" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-98" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-98" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-98" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BROWN</persName> </hi>. I live at St. James'-place, Old Kent-road, and am a corn dealer. I know Keene—about the middle of Aug. he came to my shop and left Jarrett at Mr. Pugh's, the Rising Sun public-house—he said a friend of his had got some oats for sale, and if I liked to walk over the way he would do some business with me—I could not go then, but I went an hour or two afterwards, and found Jarrett and Keene—they showed me two samples of oats, twenty quarters of each—he wanted to know how much I would give him—he said the forty quarters were worth 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I told him I could not do any business at all with him, my consumption was not sufficient to buy such a lot—I went away, and they came over for me again—I went back and agreed to buy the forty quarters for 31
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and fetch them away as I could—I had dreadful work to fetch them away—I paid for them as I had them—I fetched three fives, and one ten, and one fifteen—I fetched one five from Jerrard's baker's shop, and one from the stable opposite the Brick
<lb/>layers' Arms, which is about a quarter of a mile from the shop—I think the name there is Smallwood—I do not know whether that is Nicholls's stable—I know nothing of Nicholls.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NRYANT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where was the shed you put the sack of oats into?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A couple or three hundred yards from Mr. Jerrard's office—I do not know whether the public house opposite is called the Bricklayers' Arms or not, but it is nearly opposite a public house—it is a small stable with a loft over it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-99" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-99" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-99" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BROWN</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">continued.</hi> The place I went to was a stable, with a loft over it—"Pinnock" was the name on the sacks—I found one of them, but not any of the oats—I have about a quarter of them left now—at the time I fetched the fifteen quarters of oats, I gave a receipt—I bought nine bundles of hay of Jerrard—I told Mr. Pinnock I had the sacks—I saw Keene three times out of five, when I fetched the oats—if it had not been for him I should not have bought them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did not you in the first instance offer Mr. Jarrett 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for these oats, and did not he refuse it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I offered him 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for twenty quarters in the first instance, which he declined to take—it was perhaps an hour afterwards that I was sent for again to Mr. Pugh's public house—I think I paid 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for the nine trusses of hay.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-100" type="surname" value="COOK"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-100" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY COOK</persName> </hi>. I live at 87, St. George's-road, Southwark—it was a beer shop, but is not now—either on 1st or 3rd Aug. I went to Jerrard's shop in Southampton-street, and found him and Keene there—I went to ask Jerrard for some money—he owed me 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., besides other sundries which made it 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I asked him for the money in Keene's presence—he said he had not a shilling—I asked him several times about letting me have a trifle, and he</p>
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<p>said he had not 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. if it was to save his life, and many expressions of that sort—I received 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. of him at one time, he borrowed that of Keene—I saw Keene the evening after that; he said he bad no idea that Jerrard was such a rogue as he was, and that it was a shame to rob a poor man like me, he ought to rob persons who could afford it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are you in service?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I am living in the house, which is going to be altered to another business.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-101" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM VALE</persName> </hi>. I live at 9, Holland-place, North Brixton. This baker's shop belongs to me and other members of my family—I let it to Jarrett between Midsummer and Michaelmas at 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a year—he has paid me nothing—I have paid him 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. upon a request of his in a letter which he sent me, and to get possession of the keys.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were there fixtures which were left with you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They were left on the premises—Jerrard occupied it about two months.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-102" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WOODWARD</persName> </hi>. I am a flour agent, of 1, Surrey-square, Old Kent-road. I know the prisoners—on 6th Aug. I sold five sacks of flour to Jerrard, by Keene's recommendation, that has never been paid for—I have applied to Jerrard for the money, but not in Keene's presence—his answer was, "I will pay your master, not you"—I applied to him, and he said, "If you apply to me again, I will knock your head off your shoulders."</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-103" type="occupation" value="police sergeant"/>GEORGE QUINNEAR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, P</hi> 1). On 16th Oct. I apprehended Keene, at Gloucester—he was in bed—I said, "Keene, I want you;" he said, "What might your business be?" I said, "Keene, get up, get out of bed, I want you; how is it you are here in the name of Wright?"—he asked me my business—I said I belonged to the police, and came down from London to take him into custody—I said, "I want you for being concerned with a man named Jerrard, who is in custody, for obtaining flour, oats, and hay from a Mr. Pinnock, a corn-factor, to the value of 120
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>."—he said, "Jerrard is a great swindler, and I wish I had never seen him"—I told him I had been given to understand that twenty-five sacks of flour were delivered at a baker's shop in Lock's-fields by him and Jerrard—he made no reply—I said, "I am also informed that you and Jerrard sold thirty quarters of oats to Mr. Brown, a corn-dealer in the Kent-road, for 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. less than was agreed to be paid for them"—he asked me if he was obliged to answer those questions; I said, "No, but anything you do say will probably be used in evidence against you"—I had known Jerrard previously, and had been in the habit of seeing the prisoners together—I know the baker's shop started by Jerrard; it appeared to me to be under repair.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-104" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM JAYCOCK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, D</hi> 233). I apprehended Jerrard.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JERRARD</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-2-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-2-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 36.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-2-18521122 t18521122-2-punishment-1"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Sergeant Quinnear deposed to the prisoners being the associates of notorious swindlers, and that Keene had just started on a similar plan at Gloucester</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="italic">Jerrard was again tried upon another indictment. See New Court, Wednesday.</hi>)</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, Nov.</hi> 22
<hi rend="italic">nd</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FAREBROTHER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIDNEY</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant, and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>Mary Ann Cronin—I saw her married to the prisoner at Shoreditch Church on 21st June, 1846—I knew both her and the prisoner—I saw her in Sept. last at Marlborough-street office; that was the last time I saw her—I know that they lived together after they were married—I cannot tell how long—she came to me with a little baby.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you happen to know that she left him very shortly after the marriage?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I saw them together after they were married—I do not know that she left him, and went to live with somebody else—I knew the prisoner before they were married—he came to my house to see her while he was courting.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">looking at one</hi>) is for the prisoner's illness; I saw Mr. Flaharty hand it in.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-6-offence-1 t18521122-name-114"/>John Monger</persName>, his master: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-6-punishment-4" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-7-offence-1 t18521122-name-116"/>John Morley</persName> and others, his masters: to which he pleaded
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY WERNHAM</hi> </persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-8-offence-1 t18521122-name-119"/>Charles Earl</persName>, and stealing 1 watch, value 5
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-120" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES EARL</persName> </hi>. I am master of a vessel called the
<hi rend="italic">Mary Ann Jane.</hi> On 2nd Nov. I was on Tower-hill, about 2 o'clock in the morning—the two prisoners met me—I did not stop and talk to them—they turned round and walked by the side of me—I went into George-street—when I was there two men passed me, and passed back again—the prisoners were at that time by</p>
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<hi rend="italic">collared</hi> me at the back of my neck, and during the time he was pulling me back Kirwin snatched my watch out of my pocket on my right side, and broke the chain—the other man was behind me—Wern
<lb/>ham was on my left—she laid her hand on my left shoulder—I fell back
<lb/>wards to the ground—I had a guard to my watch, which was left round my neck—the prisoners ran away—as soon as I got the man's hand clear from my neck, I shouted "Police!"—the men ran off another way—I ran after the prisoners, and caught them both when I had run about twenty yards—a police-man came, and I charged them with stealing my watch—they both said they had not—I told the policeman where this begun, and said if they had not got the key it was lying on the ground there—after the prisoners were taken to the station I went back with the policeman, and found the watch where I had seized the two prisoners—I had not lost sight of them at all—this is my watch—the chain was broken, and the guard remained round my neck.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What had you been doing all that night?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had a drink of ale at Mr. Dyne's—I came out of his house at half past 12 o'clock, and went into the next house, where there was a raffle for a handkerchief—the two public-houses were next door to each other—I had something to drink at each of them—I could see very plainly when I came out of the second house—I staid in that house about an hour and a half—I had some half-and-half there, and some half-and-half at the other house—I did not drink a good deal of it—I went to the first public-house about 7—I did not drink a great deal in the seven hours—I go and sit three or four hours over a pint of ale—I was smoking a pipe—I drank about three pints of half-and-half—Wernham did not assist in taking my watch; she laid her hand on my shoulder—I should say I walked about fifty yards with the prisoners—the men came up in six or eight minutes after the prisoners spoke to me—it might not have been that some other woman took my watch, and I accused the prisoners—I heard one of the prisoners say that they heard the cry of "Police!" and they came up, and I accused them—no person could have got my watch whom I missed—I never lost sight of the prisoners at all; not when I was on the ground.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-121" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SMALLWOOD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 58). On 2nd Nov., about two o'clock in the morning, I saw the prisoners, the prosecutor, and two men—they turned out of the Minories towards Trinity-square—I passed them, and went down another street—I heard a cry of "Police!"—I went up, and found the prosecutor had just caught hold of the two prisoners—he said they had robbed him of his watch—he took me about twenty yards from where he stopped the prisoners, and I found the watch key—I took the prisoners to the station, and went back and found this watch in the mud, near where the prosecutor stopped the prisoners—Kirwin said, "We heard the cry of 'Police!' and ran up; we know nothing about it"</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Where was it you first saw the men?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> When they turned out of the Minories—I did not stop them, for they had not done anything then—after I heard the cry of "Police!" I saw the men running towards Tower-hill, away from me—I had the two prisoners at that time—the prosecutor complained of some men having interfered with him—he seemed perfectly sober.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Kirwin was further charged with having been before convicted.</hi>)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-122" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MUMFORD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 207). I produce a certificate of Kirwin's former conviction at Clerkenwell—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted, Oct., 1850, of stealing money from the person. Confined Six Months</hi>)—I was present—she is the person.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">KIRWIN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-8-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 27.
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18521122-8-punishment-6" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WERNHAM</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-8-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 25.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-8-18521122 t18521122-8-punishment-7"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18521122-9-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/>, stealing 200 sovereigns, and 160 half-sove
<lb/>reigns, of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-9-offence-1 t18521122-name-124"/>Emanuel Bozzo</persName>, his master; in a vessel in a port: to which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 24.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 23
<hi rend="italic">rd</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FAREBROTHER</hi>; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">LAWRENCE</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.;</rs>
<hi rend="italic">also</hi>,
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; </rs>
<hi rend="italic">also</hi>,
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the moneys of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-10-offence-4 t18521122-name-126"/>Joseph Frederick Capps</persName>, his master: to all which he pleaded</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-10-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.—
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-129" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-129" type="surname" value="ALGER"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-11-offence-1 t18521122-name-129"/>Henry Quare Alger</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-130" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-130" type="given" value="HENRY QUARE"/>HENRY QUARE ALGER</persName> </hi>. I am an innkeeper and farmer, of Waltham Abbey, Essex. On 21st Oct., I sent my servant Charles Eve, with a load and a half of wheat straw; he was to take it to Smithfield, or dispose of it on the road, if he could make a fair price for it, according to the market price—it was worth 27
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. per load; 20
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in the market—it was worth about 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. altogether.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BIRNIE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had he been in your employ some time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two months.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-131" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-131" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-131" type="surname" value="EVE"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-131" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES EVE</persName> </hi>. I am in Mr. Alger's employ. On Thursday, 21st Oct., about 4 o'clock in the morning, I left my master's house with a load of straw—I was to take it to Smithfield, or sell it going along, if I could get a fair price for it—I met the two prisoners in Old-street; Tavener came up first,—he asked me if I would sell my straw, and said he would give me 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a load for it—I told him I could not take less than 27
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he said a man named Hobbs authorized him to buy a ton of straw, that it appeared to him just as it had come from the barn door, and he was quite sure Hobbs would have it—I had a ton in my cart; fifty-four trusses—Smart was following the cart, which was still going on—Tavener said to me, "Come down here;" that was down Tabernacle-row—we went down there with Smart and the cart—I was by the side of my horses—the prisoners turned up a gateway, where there were folding doors; they came back and said, "Hobbs does not live here, he lives down lower"—when we had got a little further on, Tavener said, "Stop here;" that was still in Tabernacle-row—he said, "He lives just up the street here, leave the horses here"—I called a boy to hold my horses, and told him I would give him a penny—Tavener said Hobbs lived just up the street, and I could go up there with him, and see Hobbs myself—I went with him up a street, which leads out of Tabernacle-row into the City-road—he said, "Don't give any more boys a penny, Smart will stand by the horses"—Smart remained by the cart beside the boy—when we got to the top of the street I said, "Where does he live?"—he said, "A little further"—I said, "I shall not go further away from my horses"—he said if I waited five or ten minutes he would fetch Hobbs to me—I waited five</p>
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<p>minutes, and Tavener came back to me, and told me Hobbs could not take it in, but I was to take it down to bis brothers—he had pot two or three brothers—we went back to the cart, and found it where I had left it, and Smart and the boy with it—I gave the boy a penny, and he went away—I went with the cart into the City-road—the prisoners were both with me—Tavener said, "Leave my mate in charge of the horses, and come along with me; "we left Smart in charge of the horses—he said Hobbs' brother had got charge of some stables over the way, and he would be sure to have it un
<lb/>loaded there, and he would take me and show me where he lived—we went down several streets, and he still kept on the cry, "He lives down here"—I said, "I shall not go any further—(I had then been with them about an hour and a half altogether, but about twenty minutes from the second stoppage)—I waited about a quarter of an hour—Hobbs's brother did not come, nor Tavener—I went back, and found that Smart was gone, and the cart and horses also—next morning I found the horses and cart at the Green-yard, King David-lane, Shadwell, a good way from where I left them; the police showed them to me there—I went to the house in Featherstone-street, Mr. Hobbs's, the house Tavener went into first, and found Mr. Hobbs there—Tavener had told me, when he came out from there, that Mr. Hobbs had authorized him to buy the straw.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You had never seen the prisoners before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Never, to my knowledge; I have been about a year in Mr. Alger's employ—I never left my cart in the street before, in charge of persons I had never seen—I am not accustomed to take property into London—I stopped in London all that night—I did not return to the country, as I was trying to find the horses and cart—I saw a policeman, and told him my loss—I remember being near a woman who sells water-cresses; I asked her about my cart—I did not leave it in her care, because she was not going to stop above a minute or two—she was not treated to any gin; I did not see her drink any—Smart was not behind the cart the whole time; he said nothing about the purchase of the hay; he said he would take careof my horses.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did the prisoners go anywhere together?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Only up the yard in Tabernacle-row—I was standing by the cart then—I missed my cart about 10 o'clock.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-132" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-132" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HOBBS</persName> </hi>. I am a licensed victualler, of Featherstone-street, City-road. I did not authorize Tavener to buy any straw for me—I have no brother living nearer to London than Wilsden—I fancy I have seen Tavener in my skittle ground, but cannot swear positively.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-133" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-133" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-133" type="surname" value="SPINKS"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-133" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SPINKS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police sergeant</hi>). I am stationed at Cheshunt, near Waltham Abbey—I know the prisoner Smart—he lives in that neighbour
<lb/>hood—I had a warrant against him for an assault, and on 21st Oct. about two o'clock I took him into custody, in Chiswell-street, City-road—Tavener was with him—I took Smart to Cheshunt—I afterwards took Eve down—he saw him in Hertford Gaol, and selected him out of eight other persons—I knew Tavener before—he comes from that part of the country.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How far do the prisoners live from the prosecutor's?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About five miles.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-134" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD COOK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 96). In consequence of information I took Tavener, on 25th Oct., in the house of Smart's father, on Cheshunt-com
<lb/>mon—Smart was at that time in Hertford Gaol—I have seen him at that house—I told Tavener what I took him for—he said he knew nothing about it—he was brought out alone for Eve to see, and he recognized him, and when he went back to his cell he said to himself, "I am done now."</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-135" type="given" value="THOMAS BILTON"/>THOMAS BILTON JONES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 131). On 21st Oct, I was on duty between 1 and 2 o'clock, in the Commercial-road, Ratcliffe, and found a cart drawn by two horses—nobody was with it—there was no straw in it, only a tarpaulin and some ropes—I stood by it for an hour, and then took it to the Green-yard—the address on it was "Henry Quare Algar, Waltham Abbey."</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-11-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.** Aged 19.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMART</hi>
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<interp inst="t18521122-11-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*† Aged 19.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Twelve Months.</hi> </rs> </p>
<hi rend="italic">There was another indictment against the prisoner Tavener.</hi>)</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">to the Larceny only.</hi> </rs> Aged 19.—
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-13-offence-1 t18521122-name-139"/>James Peachey</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-140" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-140" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-140" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES PEACHEY</persName> </hi>. I am a pawnbroker, and live in Goswell-street. I have carried on business there thirty years—the prisoner was in my service—he has been so full a twelve month—he left me for a period of two months, and returned to me—before he came to me he lived with Mr. Sowerby, a pawn-broker of Chiswell-street—he was acting as my foreman in Oct. last—I left town on 15th Oct., and left the prisoner in charge of my property and busi
<lb/>ness—I returned in the evening of 26th Oct.—a person named Finch was in my employment—in consequence of something I discovered with respect to the accounts, I looked about me to see how things had been going on in my absence—on 28th Oct. I found some duplicates on the counter—they related to books that had been in pledge, and were out of time—the books are here (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—these are a portion of them—there were several parcels, some containing twelve or fourteen, but they had been all mixed together—when I left town those books were upstairs in the warehouse, packed in parcels; when I returned they had been opened—I found five books deficient—one of the duplicates was for a Bible, and a case of drawing instruments—I inquired for that Bible, and searched for it—I did not find it—the duplicates were my own, used in my own business—duplicates are generally affixed to the bundles in which the things they relate to are contained—I was told that some volumes of the "History of William IV." were missing—I do not know it of my own knowledge, I only learned it by inquiry—on comparing the duplicates with the bundles, I found out that five books were deficient—we do not particularize the articles in the duplicates, except in this case the Bible was named—we say "two, three, or six books;" or "one book"—I came to town on the 26th, and on the 29th I spoke to the prisoner about this—I called his attention to this parcel of duplicates—I do not think I showed them to him; I said, "There are some books missing, and here are a lot of duplicates, and I understand there was a Bible and a "Life of William IV.;" I don't see them"—he immediately went and brought a small Bible, and opened it, and found a mark in it which showed that it was not the one, and he said, "Oh! that is not it;" but he said, "I know nothing about them"—I said, "Here are also some numbers, parts of a Bible, that ought to be here; I don't see them"—I cannoti recollect that he made any reply to that—I then gave him into Inspector Brannan's custody—I afterwards went with Bran
<lb/>nan to the prisoner's lodging—my young man then pointed out some books—the prisoner was not present—they were the books which I had mentioned to the prisoner, and which he said he knew nothing about—they were a</p>
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<p>Bible, two volumes of the "Life of William IV.," and the "Tourist in Italy, by Roscoe," which had a mark on it, I believe in my own handwriting—I believe that was one of the books forming a part of these—he had no right or autho
<lb/>rity to take those books to his lodging—I remember examining my cashbox on the 29th; Finch stood by the side of me, it was a few minutes before dinner, we dine about half-past 1 o'clock; there was 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., or 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in it in gold—I am sure there was 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the prisoner had gone out at that time—that was after I had spoken to him about the things—he came in while we were at dinner—he dines with myself and family—he came in I suppose, a little before 2—he came and sat down at dinner—Finch dines after him—after the prisoner had bad his dinner, he went out—I did not see him go out—I did not afterwards examine my cashbox, but I was told there was no cash in it—I believe Brannan came to the house between 2 and 3—the prisoner came in while Brannan was there—I went down immediately I heard he had come in, and told him I wanted to speak with him upstairs—I then stated generally, the circumstances of the accounts—I then said to him, "About this gold watch; you ought not to have taken it"—I had asked him about that gold watch in the morning, having found it had not been delivered—I said, "How is it about that gold watch, that you have not given it?"—he said, "Oh! I have taken it home to try, and I have left it at home"—I said, "Well, bring it tomorrow, you should not have taken it home, there was no need"—in the afternoon I said to him, "You had no right to take that watch"—he replied, pulling it out of his pocket, "Oh I here it is"—he said he had been home for it—I then said, "There are these books, and the numbers?"—he said, "Oh! I suppose I must pay for the Bibles; some of them were in numbers"—I made no remark—I have since seen the watch—I have also seen another watch; they are both mine—before I left home, I left a gold lever watch in' the window—I did not miss it till about ten days after the prisoner had been in custody—that was the watch that Brannan took from the prisoner on searching him—I saw it taken from him, it had an Albert chain with it—there were two watches taken from him—one he produced, and one Brannan took from him—I had no suspicion that the watch he was wearing was my own—I have since examined it and find it is mine, I have no doubt at all about it—that is the watch with the Albert chain; the second watch was found on bim immediately on his being taken into custody, but I did not examine it then—Brannan has since produced it to me, and I identified it—the desks I had never seen.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you speak to any of these articles of your own knowledge?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In reference to the books, I do not; I speak to the watch, that was in the window, of my own knowledge—I know it by the name, and it has been so frequently through my hands that it is perfectly familiar to me—there cannot be a shadow, of a mistake about it—I value the watches at about 12
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. each—these are them (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I cannot speak to the books; I never saw them till I saw them at the prisoner's lodging—this watch has a remarkable scratch upon the dial, by which I know it also—it was not in pawn, it was in the window for sale—the other watch I had had in my hands only a few hours before I left town, having given it into his charge to deliver to a party.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-141" type="surname" value="FINCH"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-141" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FINCH</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Mr. Peachey, and was so during his absence from town from 15th to 25th Oct I saw these duplicates on the counter—they relate to things out of time—they were lying on the counter for about two days—here are five duplicates, one is for forty-nine numbers of books, two for two writing desks, one for a book and case of instruments, and</p>
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<p>one for two vases—I saw these duplicates on the counter at different times during my master's absence—I saw the articles they relate to on the counter—the prisoner had them—on Mr. Peachey coming home I gave him inform
<lb/>ation—I remember his counting the money in the cash box about 2 o'clock on 29th Oct.—I was by the side of him at the time; the prisoner was out—there was 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in the box in gold—when the prisoner came home I went up to have my dinner—the prisoner remained in the shop while I went—no one was then behind the counter but himself—the cash box was not locked, it was kept open—after I had had my dinner the prisoner went out—after he was gone I went to the cash box; the 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was not there, nor any money at all—there was nobody but the prisoner who could have got to the cash box while I was at dinner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-142" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-142" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANNAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-inspector G</hi>). I went to Mr. Peachey's on 29th Oct. I saw the prisoner come home in a
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi>, about half past 5 o'clock—Mr. Peachey called him into a private room where I was—Mr. Peachey asked him to render an account of the deficiencies in his goods—the prisoner said, "If you don't like me, Mr. Sowerby will take me"—Mr. Peachey then said, "About the gold watch belonging to one of the customers?"—"Oh!" he said, "here it is,"pulling it out from his waistcoat pocket and placing it on the table—he afterwards said, "I have been home to get it"—Mr. Peachey then said, "There are some books and numbers of Bibles missing"—he said, "Oh, yes! I took them; I left them to be bound; I suppose I must pay you for them"—Mr. Peachey said, "But you took them without my autho
<lb/>rity"—he said, "I will pay you for the numbers; they are at a little sta
<lb/>tioner's shop, in Old-street, to be bound"—Mr. Peachey said, "Am I not going to have any further explanation about the deficiencies?"—the prisoner said, "Mr. Peachey, if you don't like me, Mr. Sowerby will take me; he gave me that ring," alluding to one he had on his finger, which J now pro
<lb/>duce—Mr. Peachey then left the room to go for some books, and while he was absent the prisoner said to me, "Do you think they will find me guilty?"—I said, "I really don't know"—I then took possession of the watch which he placed on the table, which I produce—I then took him to the station and searched him—I found on him the watch with the Albert chain and the ring—the watch is gold—he said, "Is it necessary to take that from me, as it is mine?"—I said, "I must take all"—I found on him a duplicate of a watch pledged that same day at Mr. Vaughan's, in Oxford-street, which I also produce—I afterwards went with Mr. Peachey and his young man to the address given by the prisoner in Duke-street, Oxford-street—I found the name of Whitaker on the door, as he told me I should—in the one pair back room in that house I found four printed books, which I now produce, namely, a Bible, two volumes of "William IV.," and "The Tourist in Italy," also two desks and two vases—I saw other property there which I did not then take possession of, but I did afterwards—on the evening of 3rd Nov. I accom
<lb/>panied Mr. Peachey again to the prisoner's lodging—I took a tea poy, a tea tray, and two scent bottles—from information I received there, I pro
<lb/>ceeded to 71, Murray-street, Hoxton, where I took possession of two dressing cases, which I also produce; I got them from a person named Billings there—on the morning of 30th Oct., while going to the police-court, the prisoner asked me whether I had seen Mrs. Whitaker that morning—I said, "No; but I saw her last night"—he said, "Then you have been at my place?"—I said, "Yes"—"Splendidly furnished, is it not?" he said—I said, "Yes"—he said, "Did you see the tea poy?"—I said, "Yes"—he said, "I bought that and a dressing case for Mrs. Whitaker, and one for myself, within this</p>
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<p>last few days"—I said, "Oh!"—he said, "Have you seen Mr. Peachey this morning?"—I said, "No"—he said, "Then of course you don't know whether he has found anything else against me?"—I said, "No"—he said, "I will make him pay for this; I will enter an action against him, and get
<hi rend="italic">swinging</hi> damages; I am going in business for myself very shortly"—I found the numbers of the Bible at Mrs. Moriey's, a stationer, in Old-street—I showed the watch and Albert chain, which I took from the prisoner, to Mr. Peachey; he identified them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-143" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FINCH</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I know these things which Brennan has pro
<lb/>duced; these were the things that I saw the prisoner have on the counter during my master's absence from town—I know these two desks and these vases; they are Mr. Peachey's.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-144" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PETO</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Mr. Vaughan, a pawnbroker, of 163, Ox ford-street. On 25th Oct. the prisoner pledged with me two gold watches for 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is one of them—on the 29th the prisoner came again, and separated the two watches—he left one for 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and redeemed the other, and took it away—he paid 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in gold for it—I made out a fresh duplicate for the watch he left—this is the one he took away—the duplicate I gave him has been produced by Brannan.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-145" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY MORLEY</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Samuel Morley, a stationer, of 103, Old-street. These numbers of a Bible were brought to me to be bound by the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-13-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.—
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<hi rend="italic">There was another indictment against the prisoner</hi>,)</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-148" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BURRISON</persName> </hi>. I am a tailor, of 4, White Rose-court, Coleman-street. On Wednesday morning, 3rd Nov., I was going up that court—I saw two persons standing at the corner—when I had arrived some yards beyond Mr. Willard's premises, I heard some glass drop; I turned round sharply, and saw the figure of a man drop from the door—he went down the court into Coleman-street, and passed the constable; I did not see him go towards the other two men—they had left a second or two previous to that—they went towards Finsbury—he went out of the court the same way as the two men had gone—I saw the policeman not half a second after seeing the man drop from the window—I saw him pass the constable—the constable came to the corner as the man passed him—the constable made an observa
<lb/>tion to me, and I told him something—I did not point out anybody—he saw some men walking down the street, and he pursued them—I stood at the corner—I could not tell you who the man was that dropped from the door; I could not recognize him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> In what position did you see him when he came from the window? was it a window over the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Two squares of glass over the top of the door—when I first saw him, he was trying to get through the fanlight; he had his head through—I could only see his legs—that was when I looked back, after I had passed; I could only see the shadow of a man—I saw his legs coming out of a pane of glass—I saw him come backwards and fall into the yard on his feet.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-149" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE DEWDNEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 150). On the morning in question I heard a smash of glass in White Rose-court, as I was coming up Coleman-street; I was within five yards of the court—when I got to the entry of the court I met two men coming out, and a third man just behind,</p>
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<p>with his hat off—that third man was the prisoner; he was coming out; he had an umbrella in his hand; it appeared to me that he had just picked it up from the ground—he had his hat in his hand—the two men walked down Coleman-street, and the prisoner followed them—they were all looking back when I came into the street—when they saw me they all three ran—the prisoner ran through the court separately, by himself—last witness made a communication to me, and I followed the three persons; there were no other persons in the street—it was half past 1 o'clock in the morning—I apprehended the prisoner after a long run—I never lost sight of him—he asked me what he had done—I told him there was no need of me telling him that, he knew as well as me—he said, "If I have done anything I will pay for it, rather than be locked up; it will ruin my character, and lose me my situation; it was only an accident through the umbrella"—I had not said anything to him about the window before that—I took him back, and told him I should charge him with breaking the window—he said it was an accident before I said anything about breaking the window—I told him directly that I should take him into custody about breaking the window—he replied that he would rather pay for it than be taken into custody; I was not then aware there had been an attempt at burglary—I did not examine the premises afterwards—I took the prisoner to the station—I afterwards saw Mr. Willard—he came to the station immediately afterwards—the prisoner said at the station that he lived at 25, Ratcliff-highway—he at first said 21, and then 25—I have been there, but no one knew anything of him—he also said there was a register ticket at the Sailors' Home, and he was steward on board a ship—I have made inquiries as to that, but no one there knew him—they examined their book—I found nothing on him—I found some treacle on his shirt, and on the sleeves of his coat—he had a wig on his head; he has it on now.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> When the policeman came up to me, he accused me of breaking the window with my umbrella.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I did not say so at first.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>). From information I received I went to Mr. Willard's house, at half past 1 o'clock on the morning of 3rd Nov., about ten minutes after the prisoner was given into custody—I found the fanlight of the side door to be smeared with treacle, and it was running down the door as well as round the frame, where the glass had been cut from—the fanlight was rather more than seven feet from the ground—the glass had been removed evidently by some sharp instrument; there was scarcely a bit of glass left in the frame, and you could see none by standing on the ground; but when we got up we could see a little piece at each corner of the bottom of the frame; it was cut as if by a diamond; some sharp instrument must have removed it down to the putty—after the door was opened I found a treacle plaister on the floor, about a foot and a half wide, with some of the glass adhering to it, which I have here now (
<hi rend="italic">producing it</hi>)—there is glass on it now—just by the handle, against the door, there was a mark of dirt, as though it was road dirt; it appeared to me that a foot of some person had just touched there—that was about half the distance between the door and fanlight—it was just the place likely to receive a foot; it would be the first resting place—I examined the prisoner's dress—I found some treacle quite wet on the front of his shirt—the stain is now visible—the right sleeve of the coat was besmeared with treacle, just about the part where it would be resting on the frame—it is dry now, but it was then wet.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> The stain on the shirt is from beer.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I have not the slightest doubt it is treacle; it was examined by three or four others.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-151" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY WILLARD</persName> </hi>. I am a licensed victualler, at 31, Coleman-street; I reside there, and carry on my business there—I went to bed on the night in question about 12 o'clock—the fanlight was then safe—I always examine the house every night before I go to bed—there are three doors to my house opening into White Horse-court, and one into Coleman-street—I saw the treacle on the sides of the doorpost, and on the prisoner's shirt—I have no doubt that it was treacle; I smelt it—I do not know that I examined the coat, but I did the shirt—it was pointed out to me at the station.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). The prisoner did not say anything after I took him to the station—he told me several times in going to the station that it was an accident, with his umbrella—when I first took him he asked what was the matter, and I told him he knew without my telling him—he said it was an accident, without my telling him what it was for—he said nothing more after we got to the station, than that it was an accident—he said it was an accident with his umbrella—he said, "There is no need of your taking me down, it was only an accident."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he say what was an accident?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said he broke it with his umbrella.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Which did he say, that it was an accident, or that he had broken the window with his umbrella?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said it was an accident with his umbrella—he did not say he had broken it—I am quite sure of that—he only said it was an accident—I was examined before the Magistrate, and signed my depo
<lb/>sition after it was read over to me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You state there, "He told me at the station house that he had broken the window with his umbrella?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He told me so several times—he told me so at the station house, also—he said it was an accident—there is a mistake in the deposition.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> All I know about it is this man accusing me of break
<lb/>ing a window; I am entirely ignorant of it; the officer states that I said if I broke it, it was an accident; I did nothing of the kind; I had the umbrella on my shoulder, walking home very sharp; I said if I have broken a window it is unknown to me, it must have been an accident, having the umbrella on my shoulder.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-15-offence-1 t18521122-name-154"/>Alfred Crittall</persName>, with intent to maim and disable him.—2nd
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLANTINE</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, D</hi> 239). On Wednesday, 10th Nov., at half-past 2 o'clock in the morning, I was on duty in the Harrow-road, and saw the prisoner with another man—they were standing talking very loud—they walked on towards Kensal-green—they stopped after a short time, and returned to where I was—they were talking very loud, and I crossed over to where they were—the prisoner asked me the way to Kensal-green—I told him straight up the road as far as be could go, and that they had better go on, as they were making such a noise that they would disturb the inhabitants—the prisoner said, "B—r the inhabitants, and on too"—the other man went on and said to the prisoner, "Come on, mate;" the prisoner followed him towards Kensal-green—I followed seven or eight yards behind them—the other man said, "I think he is an Englishman"—the prisoner said, "D—n and b—r the b—y Englishmen"—they walked on, and I walked behind—the prisoner turned round and said, "You h—r, if you follow me any further I will give you something (or yourself"</p>
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<p>—at that time I had nearly got up to them—the prisoner went a step or two forward, turned round, made a rush at me, and struck me on the left side of my cheek—I did not at first feel that I was stabbed—I caught hold of the prisoner, and said, "You stabbed me, you rascal"—he said, "Yes," you b—r, and I will do it again"—the blood poured out of my mouth and down my cheek—the prisoner struck me again—another constable came up—I told him I was stabbed, and he took hold of the prisoner by the collar, and threw him down in the road—I afterwards had my wound dressed—I am still very weak—I have lost a great deal of blood.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-156" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES EMERY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, D</hi> 257). On 10th Nov. I was on duty in the Harrow-road, and saw Crittall following two men—I heard one of them say, "If you follow me, I will give you something for yourself"—I saw the prisoner turn round and make a rush at Crittall, who said, "I am stabbed"—I secured the prisoner, threw him down, and held him till a third constable came up—he was drunk.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-157" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BULLOCK</persName> </hi>. I am house surgeon, at St. Mary's Hospital. Crittall was under my care—he had been wounded on the left cheek, underneath the cheek-bone; the instrument had penetrated through the mouth, and had wounded the lip on the other side—it was a very serious wound, but not dangerous, unless erysipelas had intervened—he appeared faint and pale—the wound could have been caused by a knife of this kind (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-158" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SPARROW</persName> </hi>. I am a porter. I saw this struggle; I afterwards found this knife on the ground, about four yards from the spot.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I met him in the Harrow-road; I was very drunk; I asked him the way to Kensal-green; he said, "You know the way as well as I do;" Welch laid hold of me by the left arm; Crittall threw me down, and said, "There you are?" he pulled out his rattle and sprung it, and two other policemen came up, lifted me by my neck handkerchief, and knocked me up and down on the ground; I put my hand in my pocket, and pulled my knife out to cut my handkerchief, and the other policeman
<hi rend="italic">shoved</hi> Crittall on top of me; Crittall said, "This Irishman has stabbed me with a knife;" Welch put his back against the railings, and said, "For goodness sake, don't you kill him;" a third policeman came up, and they brought Welch and me to the station house.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-159" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED CRITTALL</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> He was not on the ground at all before he stabbed me, and I did not lay my hands on him, or touch him—I did not take him by the handkerchief, and throw him down.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-160" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES EMERY</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> When I came up the prisoner was standing up—I did not see him on the ground till I threw him down.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">on 2nd count.</hi> </rs> Aged 32.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18521122-16-offence-1 t18521122-name-162"/>Charles Baker</persName>: he was also charged on the Coroner's Inquisition with the like offence.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR</hi>. W. J.
<hi rend="smallCaps">PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-163" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK GRIFFIN</persName> </hi>. I live at 11, Mollineux-street, Edgeware-road. I knew Charles Baker, he lived at 17, Mollineux-street—I was there on Friday, 5th Nov.—I am not a relation of the Bakers—Charles Baker had had his dinner, I was sitting in the corner by the window, and he was by the table—William Baker, the prisoner, came in, and Charles said to him, "You have no business to come in at this time, and you shan't have a clean knife and fork;" there was a dinner knife and fork on the table—the prisoner said he should come in at what time he liked, and take what sort of knives and forks he liked—they bad some words with each other, and threatened to tell their</p>
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<p>mother—the deceased said he had no business to be playing out with Guy Fawkes—(that was the reason he was late)—the prisoner then sat down at the table to his dinner, and took up the knife and fork; Charles took up the lid of a saucepan and hit the prisoner on the back—I do not know whether it was very hard, it did not seem to hurt him; he did not say or do anything—Charles went towards where he was standing before, and William had the knife in his hand, and threw it at him; it went into Charles's left side and stuck there; it did not fall to the ground, he pulled it out, and gave it to the prisoner, who laid it on the table, and told him he did not mean to do it, but Charles told him he had done it—Charles ran downstairs into the first floor room; clung round a woman's waist, and told her that William had stabbed him—William was about two or three yards and a half from Charles when he threw the knife.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-164" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH JOHNSON</persName> </hi>. I lodge on the first floor, at 17, Mollineux-street. On 5th Nov. the deceased came down into my room, and said, "Mrs. John
<hi rend="italic">Billy</hi> has stabbed me"—I said, "Where?" he said, "Here," pointing to his side—the prisoner followed his brother down, stood on the mat at the door, and said, "Yes; oh! Mrs. Johnson, forgive me, I did not mean to do it"—I said, "Run for a doctor," which he did—a doctor came, and the deceased was taken in a
<hi rend="italic">cab</hi> to the Hospital—I have known the prisoner from a child; he is a very kind-hearted good boy, but very passionate.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-165" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BULLOCK</persName> </hi>. I am house surgeon, at St. Mary's Hospital. The deceased was admitted there on 5th Nov., about a quarter to 6 o'clock—he was very faint, pale, and almost pulseless—he had a wound, three-quarters of an inch long, between the fifth and sixth ribs, on the left side, about three inches behind the nipple—I cannot say the depth, as it was improper to ex
<lb/>amine—he died about twenty minutes past 1 on Sunday morning the 7th—I examined his body, the cause of his death was a wound of the left lung and heart, such a wound as this knife (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) would cause—I found about three pints and a half of blood in the left side of the chest—the cause of death was the bleeding and the wound.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 23
<hi rend="italic">rd</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HOOPER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>, and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—I laid the half crown on the side board—the prisoner left in about 10 minutes—I discovered the half crown was bad, in about an hour after
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of gin—he offered in payment a base half crown—I dis
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver, and 6 1/4
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 322). I was present in this Court in Feb. last, when Samuel Cole was convicted, on his own confession, for passing bad money—he was sentenced to six months' imprisonment—the prisoner is the person.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-185" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH TICKETT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 170). The prisoner was given into my charge on 8th Nov.—I received these two shillings—I told him what he was taken for—he begged very hard to be let go.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-186" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This crown is bad; the shillings are bad, and are both from the same mould.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-24-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 25.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-24-18521122 t18521122-24-punishment-19"/>Transported for Seven Years</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH WELLINGTON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-188" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FREETHY</persName> </hi>. I keep the Bull's Head, in Cross-street, Hatton-garden. On 6th Nov. the prisoner came for half a quartern of gin—I served her; she offered me a shilling; I gave her 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—as she was going out of the door, a customer called to me that that was a bad shilling—it laid on the counter—I found it was bad—I scraped it on the bead, and put it on a shelf—on 10th Nov. the prisoner came again; my wife served her—I was. in the parlour, and saw the prisoner go out—I came to the shilling, which was on the counter, and told my wife to put it on one side—I marked it on the head, and put it on the shelf with the other—on the 13th 1 saw the pri
<lb/>soner again—I saw her give my son a shilling—he put it in the detector, and found it was bad—he was giving it her back, and I put my hand upon it, and said to the prisoner, "This is the third you have uttered"—I sent for an officer, and just as he came the prisoner tendered a 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.-piece—I gave the three shillings to the officer.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-189" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-189" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-189" type="surname" value="FREETHY"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-189" type="given" value="CECILIA"/>CECILIA FREETHY</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of the last witness. On 10th Nov. I served a person half a quartern of gin—I could not swear to the person—she gave me a shilling; it was a bad one—I gave her change—my husband was</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-190" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-190" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-190" type="surname" value="FREETHY"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-190" type="given" value="RICHARD WILLIAM"/>RICHARD WILLIAM FREETHY</persName> </hi>. I am the son of the last witness. On 13th Nov. the prisoner gave me a shilling; I found it was bad in the detector—I threw it on the counter—my father told me to get an officer, which I did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-191" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-191" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-191" type="surname" value="WILLIAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-191" type="given" value="WILLIAM JAMES"/>WILLIAM JAMES WILLIAMS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, G</hi> 102). The prisoner was given into my custody on the 13th—I received these three shillings—the prisoner gave an address; I went to the address, but could not find that she was known there.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-192" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-192" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-192" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These shillings are all bad, and two of them are from one mould.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> On the Friday I went with 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to Leather-lane; I bought some meat; I went to have half a quartern of gin; I gave a shilling, I did not know it was bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-25-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-25-18521122 t18521122-25-punishment-20"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM HALE</hi> </persName>
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<interp inst="t18521122-26-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin, having other counterfeit coin in his possession.</rs> </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>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-194" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-194" type="given" value="LUCY"/>LUCY RANSON</persName> </hi>. My father keeps the Three Swedish Crowns, in Old Gravel-lane. On 9th Nov. the prisoner came, in company with some other men, and called for some gin—it came to 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the prisoner was to pay 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of it—he gave me a shilling—I put it in the detector, and slightly bent it—I found it was bad—I gave it to him; he wrapped it in a piece of leather or rag, and returned it to his pocket—he then paid me 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and another man paid me 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for the gin.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-195" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-195" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-195" type="surname" value="HALLINGTON"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-195" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HALLINGTON</persName> </hi>. I keep the Bull's Head, in Newmarket-street, Wapping. On 9th Nov. the prisoner came to my house with four other men; they called for sixpenny worth of gin—the prisoner paid me with a shilling—I gave him in change a sixpence, and put the shilling in the till—it was not kept separate from other money—they next called for a pot of half and half—there was a
<hi rend="italic">squabble</hi> who should pay for it, and the prisoner went out—I took the half and half, and put it behind me—the prisoner then came in, and paid for it with another shilling—I put that in the till—the next that was called for was a quartern of gin—the prisoner paid for that with another shilling—I tried that, found it bad, and sent for a policeman—I examined the till, and found one bad shilling: I afterwards found another—I gave them to the policeman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you know the other persons before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; but I think I have seen you.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-196" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-196" type="surname" value="COLLINGRIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-196" type="given" value="DIONYSIUS"/>DIONYSIUS COLLINGRIDGE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 280). I took the prisoner—I found one counterfeit shilling in his left hand pocket, and another in his right hand pocket—I found on him six good sixpences, and 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—I received this shilling from Mr. Hallington, and these other two from him afterwards.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> You found a lock on me?
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-197" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-197" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-197" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-197" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This shilling which was first given to the officer is bad—these two found on the prisoner are bad, and one of them is from the same mould as the last one uttered by the prisoner—these other two are bad, and one of them is from the same mould as the other two.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am a stone mason; my master had no work, and I came to London to buy a shovel, and my master told me to buy him a lock, which I did; the man asked me 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for it; I bid him 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for it; he</p>
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<p>could not take that, and I bought it for 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; I gave him a half sovereign; he gave me 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change; I owed a man a shilling down at Wapping; I went to pay him; I saw several country people; I got tipsy; I had beer, and rum, and gin, and after that I did not know what I did, nor where I was, till the next morning, when I found myself locked up.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-26-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 52.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-26-18521122 t18521122-26-punishment-21"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZA CLARKE</hi> </persName>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-199" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-199" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM MOORE</persName> </hi>. I keep an eating house, in Church-lane, Whitechapel. On 28th Oct. the prisoner came for three quarters of a pound of roast mutton—I am sure she is the person—I served her—it came to 9 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she paid with a 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—my wife took charge of it—I gave her the change, and she went away—on 1st Nov. she came again for two quarters of a pound of pudding—I served her—she paid with a 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I noticed it was bad, but notwithstanding that I gave her change, and let her go out of the shop—I followed her—she went up Colchester-street, turned back, and went towards Whitechapel—she crossed over to Osborne-street, and then a man came up to her, and spoke to her—he then went away—she went on further, and I went up to her, laid hold of her, and said she had passed a bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I asked her to go back to the shop—in going along she put 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. into my hand—I said, "Still you must come back; I think I have another 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece of yours"—a mob came round—she addressed them, and said it was very hard to see a woman dragged along the street in that way—I saw a policeman and gave her into custody—I gave the policeman the last crown, and I applied to my wife for the other crown, and gave him that.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> What did you do with the crown?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I kept it in my hand—I gave you 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. out of a bag, and I went to the till and took a new sixpence out—I did not place the crown in the till—I served somebody with some pudding, but I kept the crown in my hand; I followed you, and stopped you in Osborne-street—I said you had passed a bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I did not ask you to give me the difference—I did not say, "Give me the difference, it is all I require"—you tried to go up Wentworth-street, when I accused you of giving me another bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—you did not make any observation to that—I can take my oath that you are the person who came to my shop before—I gave the first 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece to my wife—she put it away in a drawer—I afterwards took it to my butcher's and found it was bad.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When she came the second time did you remember her as the person who passed the first 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; when I followed her I knew that the second 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece was bad—I believe I did say to her, "It was either you or your sister passed the first one"—after that I took par
<lb/>ticular notice of the prisoner—I am now prepared, to state that she is the person—I went to the butcher's myself with the first 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece, and I brought it back—it was not out of my sight.</p>
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<persName id="t18521122-name-200" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-200" type="surname" value="MOORE"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-200" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH MOORE</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of the last witness. On 28th Oct. I saw the prisoner come into the shop—she had some roast mutton—she paid for it with a 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece;—Mr. Moore took it, and gave it to me—I put it apart from other coins, and afterwards gave it to him to go to the butcher's—on 1st Nov. my husband asked me for it, and I gave him the same 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I had no other in the house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> How can you swear to me; did you see me?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I was in the shop and saw you—I put the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece away, and I afterwards gave it to my husband to go to the butcher's, and he came back with it when it was</p>
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<p>found—I can swear it was the one you gave—I had no other—I can swear it was the same that came from the butcher's.</p>
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<persName id="t18521122-name-201" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-201" type="given" value="ALFRED ALEXANDER"/>ALFRED ALEXANDER HALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 147). The prisoner was given into my charge for passing a bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—the prosecutor said he had got another bad one that he took of her, the week before—she said she never was in the shop before—he said, "If it was not you it was your sister;" he then said he could swear to her; he could tell her by her curls—these are the two crowns (
<hi rend="italic">produced.</hi>)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-202" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-202" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-202" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18521122-name-202" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> On 1st Nov. I went to the eating house, and had some pudding; I gave him the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece; he placed it in the till and turned his back to me, and gave me change from another till; I went away; I was going to Hare-street; he followed me, and accused me of giving him a bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece; I said, "A bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece) I don't know that I did;" he said, "Give me the difference;" I gave him the change; I held it out in my hand and he took it, and kept it in his band; he then said, "I have another 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece of yours at home; "I said, "Of mine? I never was in your shop before;" he said, "If it was not you it was your sister;" he was dragging me along, and I said, "Don't drag me; it looks ridiculous to see a man drag a woman along;" then he called a policeman and gave me into custody; at the station he said he had another bad 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece, and there he said, "I know it was yon; I can swear to your curls;" but, as it regards the first, I never was in his shop before, and I know that the last one was one that would not bend, for I had tried to bend it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-27-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.** Aged 23.—
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-204" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CLOUGH</persName> </hi>. I keep a pork shop. The prisoner came on 4th Nov., for a pig's foot—she did not seem to fancy that, and she had a penny saveloy—she paid me with a shilling; I was busy, and gave her eleven pence change—she went away, and after she was gone, I found the shilling was bad—I went after her, but she was gone—I came back and put the shilling in the bowl of the till, where there was no other money—on 6th Nov., the prisoner came again, and wanted a saveloy—she paid for it with a bad shilling—I knew her again, and I said to her, "I have been waiting for you since Thursday night; I have got one shilling of yours, I have it marked in the till; I snail give you in charge"—I said, "Have you got a sixpence?"—she said, "No"—I said, "Have you any halfpence?"—she said, "No"—I came round, and stopped her from going out—I said, "Have you not got some more silver?"—she said, "No"—I found 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. good in her hand—I sent for a constable, and gave her in charge—I gave the two shillings that she had uttered to the policeman.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-205" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CUTTING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, B</hi> 235). The prisoner was given into my charge—I found 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. good money on her in silver, and 9 3/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—I received these two shillings; the prisoner said that the shilling she had then given to Mr. Clough, she had from her husband, who had received it for his wages; and as to the other, she had never been in the shop before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-206" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad ones.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> When I gave him the shilling, he said, "Where did you have this from?" I said, "From my husband, who had it at the pay-table;" I never was in his shop before; he said, "What have you got in your hand?" I said, "Two more;" he took them and found them good; he said, "I will make you pay for all."</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-28-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 28.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN STEPHENS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-208" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-208" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HISLOP</persName> </hi>. I am a boot-maker, and live in Sykes-terrace, Mile
<lb/>end-road. I remember the prisoner coming for a pair of boots; I do not know the date—he purchased a pair of half-boots—I think 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was the price—I know there was some squabbling about the price—he left the shop—my boy was to take the boots with him, and he was to pay the boy—I saw the boy leave the shop and take the boots with him—the prisoner said the boy was to take them to No. 14, Sidney-street, and he was to bring back a pair of boot-legs to be refooted—in about ten minutes after the boy and the prisoner had left, something was told me—I went out of my shop, and saw my boy in Sidney-street—I also saw the prisoner, who was coming from the boy—the boy was going one way, and the prisoner coming from him—I met the prisoner; I asked him where my boy was—he said "Your boy is up there, and I have paid him"—I went after the boy, and the prisoner ran away directly—when I came up to the boy, I found he had some money—I asked him for it, and he gave me four half crowns and five shillings—I ascertained that the four half crowns were bad, and I set them apart from other coins till they were produced at the police office—I saw the prisoner again on 29th Oct., in custody at the station—he was in one of the cells, and there was another man there—I have no doubt that the prisoner is the man—the boots he had on at the station were the boots I had sold him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. THOMPSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you state to the Magistrate that you knew the prisoner by his boots?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the constable took me to the cell—the other man who was there was shorter than the prisoner—he had no resemblance to him—there would have been no chance of my con
<lb/>founding one with the other—I think the original price I asked for the boots was 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. I will not be certain; it was about 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I know there was 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. brought back to me, but whether there was a sixpence more I will not swear—I know there was a great deal of
<hi rend="italic">haggling</hi>—the prisoner was in no haste to get away; he seemed desirous to make a good bargain—my shop is a small shop—the boots are hanging in the window in a glass case—it is not rather dark; it is a very light shop—I had never seen the prisoner before that I know of—lie was there altogether half an hour—he had neither a hat nor a cap on his head—he came to do his business with a bare head—he had a coat on—when the boy was gone I had some suspicion, and went after the boy—I saw the prisoner—I stopped and spoke to him—I said, "Where is my boy?" he said, "There he is; I have paid him"—I was then in Sidney-street—I turned, and saw the prisoner run away—he ran down towards Mile
<lb/>end—I ran after the boy, as I knew he would not leave the boots without the money—I then came back to run after the prisoner—he was running as fast as he could—he could run faster than I could—it struck me when he was running that something was wrong—the turning that leads to Mile-end is about forty yards from where I was in Sidney-street—I had not any con
<lb/>versation with the policeman about this case—he asked me if I knew the prisoner; I said yes—I do not know that I told him that I saw the prisoner running away—that question was not put to me before the Magistrate to my knowledge—it was not suggested to roe by the clerk of the Court to say that I wrapped up these coins in a piece of paper—the prisoner had these boots on his feet—I asked for a sight of them, and I can swear that they were mine—when I sold them they were new—the prisoner had worn them, because they had had gutta percha soles put on them—I can swear to a pair of boots that had been worn three months, and had been soled—these are the boots;</p>
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<p>I know them by the binding and the cut—I could swear to them before God and man.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-209" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521122-name-209" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-209" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BRITTON</persName> </hi>. I was in the service of the last witness. I remember a person coming and buying a pair of boots in July last—the prisoner is the person—after his having bargained with my master, I took the boots to take home with the prisoner to No. 14, Sidney-street—I walked, with the boots in a bag under my arm—there is a baker's shop at the corner of Sidney-street; the prisoner told me to wait on the other side while he went in the baker's shop—he went in, and was in about ten minutes; he then came out and called me over to him—he said, "Here is your change, my boy;" I said, "Thank you, sir"—he gave me four half crowns and five shillings—I gave him the boots out of the bag—he told me to go to No. 14, Sidney-street, and fetch the boot-legs which he had ordered to be footed—I did not go there, for just as I was going to knock at the door I heard some one call me, which turned out to be my master—I do not know what came of the prisoner—when my master called me I turned round—I did not see the prisoner—I gave my master the same four half crowns and five shillings that the prisoner gave me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> When he gave you the money did he give it you in a bundle?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; he put it into my hand—I did not see that he had any
<lb/>thing else in his hand—I did not see him putting anything into his pocket when he came out of the shop—I will not swear it was a baker's shop—I will not swear that it was not a grocer's shop—I have not looked at the shop since—I do not know on what day this took place—no one has mentioned the number of the house to me since—I next saw the prisoner about three weeks ago, at the station, in the place where the prisoners are—the prisoner and another man were there—the prisoner was not pointed out to me by the officer—the other man had a longish coat—he was not the man that I ever would have supposed came to my master's—there was no general resemblance between them—I have not been to 14, Sidney-street, since—it never occurred to me to call to see if he lived there—when I saw him the first time he had a long coat on, and black trowsers—he had nothing on his head—I will swear that I did not see 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in his hand when I went across to him—his hand was not closed.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know the prisoner directly you saw him at the station?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; the boots that I carried were like these.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-210" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-210" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 122). I received these four half crowns from Mr. Hislop—I took the prisoner by his direction.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-211" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These half crowns are all bad—two are from one mould, and two from another.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 34.—
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<hi rend="italic">Confined.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CECILIA CAMPBELL</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH CARR</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-214" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-214" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY BUNTER</persName> </hi>. My husband is a butcher; we live in Lumber-court, Seven-dials. On 5th Nov. the prisoner came, about half past 3 o'clock in the afternoon, for two chops—they came to 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., with a little bit of steak which was put with them—she gave me a crown piece and two penny pieces, and told me to give her small silver, as she had the crown piece from a gentleman,</p>
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<p>and she wanted small change—I gave her 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and she went away with it—within three minutes afterwards I looked at the crown piece—I bit it, and found it was bad—I put it in a paper, in my pocket, till I gave it to the policeman—on the 6th the prisoner came, about half past 11 in the morning, for a steak—she gave me a shilling—I tried it, and found it was bad—I sent for the policeman—I told her she was a bad girl to come and give me a bad crown the day before, and then a bad shilling—she said she would give me a good sixpence, which she did—she said she did not know the shilling was bad; it was given her by a gentleman.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-215" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HART</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, F</hi> 3). On 6th Nov. the prisoner was given into my custody—she said, as she was going to the station, that it was the first time she had been in custody for such an offence, and it should be the last—I produce the crown piece and shilling which I received from the last witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-216" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I had it from a gentleman; I did not know it was bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-31-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN WRIGHT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521122-name-218" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-218" type="given" value="MARIA"/>MARIA PARR</persName> </hi>. I am barmaid to Mr. Back, in Milk-street. On 9th Nov., between 7 and 8 o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came to the bar for half a pint of porter—it came to a penny—he paid me in coppers—he then asked me to give him two shillings for four sixpences, which I did—I can swear that the two shillings I gave him were good—he said one of the shillings I gave him was not good—he returned me two shillings, and I gave him the sixpences back—I looked at the two shillings he gave me, and one was bad—I am ready to swear that that was not one which I had given him—he very much abused me, and told me the reason why he wanted the sixpences changed was because he had a small hole in his pocket—I kept the shilling till the constable came, and gave it him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DEARSLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where did you get the two shillings that you gave him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> From the till; we take a great deal of moneys—there is a great deal in the till—other persons take money besides me—when I took the two shillings out of the till I put them down on the counter—I am quite sure I saw the prisoner take them up—I gave him back the four six
<lb/>pences—he was satisfied, and went away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ELLIS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When was it you noticed that the shillings you gave him were good?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> When I gave them to him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-219" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY LACY</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. Freshwater, a grocer. On 9th Nov. the prisoner came, about 8 o'clock in the evening, for two ounces of tea and half a pound of sugar—they came to 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a shilling, which I put in the till—I noticed that at that time there was only a half crown in the till—I gave the prisoner 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and he walked out—the officer came in immediately, and from what he said I examined the till, and the only shilling I found in it was bad—I marked it, and put it on the desk in the shop—I afterwards took it to Bow-lane station.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How many tills have you in your shop?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Two; one is about half way down the shop, and the other near the end—I do not know what money was in the other till—it was not after the officer came in that I noticed there was only a half crown in the till; I noticed it when I took the shilling—a young man who had been at that till had just given change, and there was no other money in that till but the half crown.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>). I was on duty, and saw the prisoner in a court in the Old Jewry, about two hundred yards from Milk-street—he came out of the court, and went to Mr. Fresh water's shop—he went to the front window in a position where he could see behind the counter—I then saw him take something out of his waistcoat pocket in a small piece of rag, or paper, which I found afterwards to be a rag—he went into the shop with what he took in his hand—I saw that he pur
<lb/>chased some trifling thing with what he bad in his hand—he came out, and I immediately went in, and from what passed in the shop I went after the prisoner—I stopped him in Corn hill, and told him I should take him into custody for passing a bad shilling at a grocer's shop in the Poultry—he said, "have certainly been in a grocer's shop, but I am not aware I passed a bad shilling"—I found on him this bag, with some tea and sugar in it, and 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money and this small piece of rag—I went to Mr. Back's, and got this other shilling there.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-221" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both counterfeit.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LOUISA DAKIN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-223" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK JENKINS</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the Admiral's Head, in Spitalfields. On 13th Nov. the prisoner came about 6 o'clock in the evening for a pint of porter—it came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I served her—she gave me a shilling—I gave her change—as she was going out of the door I noticed that the shilling was bad—I bit it, and immediately ran out with it in my hand to try to overtake the prisoner, but I could not, and I put the shilling in my waistcoat pocket—in about twenty-five minutes the prisoner came again for a pint of porter—I knew her when she came in—she offered me another shilling, and I directly found it was bad—I said to her, "This won't do; you are the same woman that came before"—she made a snatch and got the shilling out of my hand, and threw down a 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. piece, which was good—as soon as she had got the shilling, a young man standing by the counter seized her wrist, and pre
<lb/>vented her from making away with it—I came round the counter and took it from her—I sent for the officer, and gave the prisoner and the two shillings to him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you anything in your waistcoat pocket when you put that shilling in?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-224" type="given" value="LEVI"/>LEVI PORCH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, H</hi> 167). The prisoner was given into my custody—I produce the two shillings which I received from the last witness—the prisoner said she lived at 25, Old Montague-street—I inquired, and it was false.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-225" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both counterfeit.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I never was in his house before in my life; I am afflicted; I went to the market to buy a few things; I did not know the shilling was bad; he said it was bad, and I gave him a 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.-piece; I sell fish-baskets for my living; I have lived without being suspected all my life; I have two children; one is lying sick, and has no use in one side.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-33-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 29.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-227" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH ADKINS</persName> </hi>. On 28th Oct. the prisoner came to me at the Wrekin tavern, Broad-court, Bow-street—she asked for a pennyworth of gin and pep-permit</p>
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<p>—I served her—she had three half-crowns in her hand and three or four shillings—she picked out one half-crown, and gave it roe—I bent it, and told her it was a very bad one—I asked if she knew where she took it—she said she took it at a pawnbroker's, near Vinegar-yard, but she did not know the name or the number—I gave it her back, and she gave me a good one to pay for what she had had—I gave her change, and I advised her to go back to the pawnbroker's, and get the half-crown changed before it was too late—I told my waiter to follow her, and to acquaint the first policeman he met.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-228" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS FOSKETT</persName> </hi>. I am waiter, at the Wrekin Tavern. I remember the prisoner being there on 28th Oct.—I was told to follow her when she left—she went into Drury-lane, and down a court leading to Bow-street—she went into a public-house at the corner, and called for a pennyworth of something, I do not know what—I went in, and called for a pennyworth of gin—I asked the landlady what the prisoner had given her—she said two halfpence—the prisoner went from there to the Globe Tavern—as she was going she stooped down—I watched her into the Globe—I stood outside a few minutes, and I heard money pass—I went in, and the prisoner was there—I asked the land
<lb/>lady if the money the prisoner had tendered was good—she said that one that she had then was a good one, but she had tendered a bad one just the minute before—I called a constable, and desired him to take the prisoner back to my master, and he gave her in charge.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-229" type="given" value="FRANCES"/>FRANCES EDMONDS</persName> </hi>. My husband keeps the Globe Tavern, in Bow-street. The prisoner came there on 28th Oct., about 7 o'clock in the evening—she asked for some gin and peppermint—I served her—she gave me a half-crown—I found it was bad, and gave it her back—she gave me a good one, and I gave her change—the last witness came in and asked what she had given me—I told him she first gave me a bad one, which I gave her back, and she then gave me a good one.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-230" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS STANFORD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, F</hi> 20). On 28th Oct., I went to the Globe Tavern—the prisoner was there—I asked her for the half-crown, and she gave it me from her bosom—I asked her if that was the half-crown she had tendered at the Wrekin Tavern, in Broad-court—she said, "Yes"—she gave her address 27, Bloomsbury-street—I went there, but heard nothing of her.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Who did you see at my lodging?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I saw a gentleman in the shop—he said he knew no such person there—I produce 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. good, which I received from Green.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-231" type="given" value="ANNA"/>ANNA GREEN</persName> </hi>. I searched the prisoner at the station—I found on her two shillings, three sixpences, a 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.-piece, and 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., all good.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-name-232" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad half-crown; it has not been bent at all.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> He bent it, and in going along I bent it the reverse way, to see if the piece would break off, and it would not; I went to Mrs. Edmonds, who knows me, and she said it was bad, and this man came in directly; I did not know it was bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521122-34-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 24.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">POLAND</hi>
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