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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</p>
<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>FINNIS, MAYOR.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY</p>
<p>JAMES DROVER BARNETT</p>
<p>AND</p>
<p>ALEXANDER BUCKLER,</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>ROLLS CHAMBERS, No. 89, CHANCERY LANE.</p>
<p>VOLUME XLV.</p>
<p>SESSION I. TO SESSION VI</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>BUTTERWORTHS, 7, FLEET-STEEET,</p>
<p>Law Publishers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.</p>
<p>1856-7.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-1" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Flaxman</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-2" type="surname" value="FLETCHER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-2" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Fletcher</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-3" type="surname" value="PRESCOTT"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-3" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Prescott</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-4" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-4" type="surname" value="QUIDS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-4" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Quids</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-5" type="surname" value="NASH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-5" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Nash</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-6" type="surname" value="MOSELEY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-6" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Moseley</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-7" type="surname" value="FOUNTAIN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-7" type="given" value="WILLIAM GODFREY"/>William Godfrey Fountain</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-8" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-8" type="given" value="GEORGE HINDS"/>George Hinds Smith</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-9" type="surname" value="MARSHALL"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-9" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Marshall</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-10" type="surname" value="PITMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-10" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Pitman</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-11" type="surname" value="FLIGHT"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-11" type="given" value="JOSIAH"/>Josiah Flight</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-12" type="surname" value="ALLEN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-12" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Allen</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-13" type="surname" value="RAYNER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-13" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Rayner</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-14" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-14" type="surname" value="FLASHMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-14" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Flashman</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-15" type="surname" value="FOWLER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-15" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Fowler</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-16" type="surname" value="DERRY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-16" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Derry</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-17" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-17" type="surname" value="NAISH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-17" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Naish</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-18" type="surname" value="MUNRO"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-18" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Munro</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-19" type="surname" value="STEWART"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-19" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Stewart</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-20" type="surname" value="FRANKLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-20" type="given" value="HENRY"/>Henry Franklin</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-21" type="surname" value="MURPHY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-21" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>Benjamin Murphy</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-22" type="given" value="FREDERICK THOMAS"/>Frederick Thomas Press</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-23" type="given" value="ROBERT BARNARD"/>Robert Barnard Fountain</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-24" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Pilkington</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-25" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>Francis Pearoe</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-27" type="surname" value="POUNOEBY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-27" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Pounoeby</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-28" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-28" type="surname" value="FLACK"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-28" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>Joseph Flack</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-29" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-29" type="surname" value="FISHER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-29" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles Fisher</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-30" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-30" type="surname" value="NEWMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-30" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Newman</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-31" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-31" type="surname" value="NEWBERRY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-31" type="given" value="JOHN ROUSE"/>John Rouse Newberry</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-32" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-32" type="surname" value="NORTH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-32" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>Frederick North</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-33" type="surname" value="OLIVER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-33" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Oliver</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-34" type="surname" value="ELLIOT"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-34" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Elliot</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-35" type="surname" value="FRY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-35" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Fry</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-36" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-36" type="surname" value="FOUNTAIN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-36" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>Richard Fountain</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-37" type="surname" value="PUGH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-37" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Pugh</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-38" type="surname" value="FITCH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-38" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Fitch</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-39" type="surname" value="FERGUSON"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-39" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Ferguson</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-40" type="surname" value="MESSENGER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-40" type="given" value="JAMES HENRY"/>James Henry Messenger</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-41" type="surname" value="FAITHFUL"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-41" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Faithful</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-42" type="surname" value="RICKETTS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-42" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Ricketts</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-43" type="surname" value="FRANCIS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-43" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Francis</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-44" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-44" type="surname" value="MASLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-44" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>Stephen Maslin</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-45" type="surname" value="FRASER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-45" type="given" value="DAVID"/>David Fraser</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-46" type="surname" value="FENN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-46" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Fenn</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-47" type="surname" value="POCOCK"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-47" type="given" value="DAVID"/>David Pocock</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-48" type="surname" value="MILLER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-48" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Miller</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-49" type="surname" value="MARYON"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-49" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Maryon</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-50" type="surname" value="SHALES"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-50" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>William Shales</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-51" type="surname" value="PARRETT"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-51" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Parrett</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-52" type="surname" value="MORPETH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-52" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Morpeth</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-53" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-53" type="surname" value="NORTH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-53" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>Charles North</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-54" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-54" type="surname" value="MUGGERIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-54" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Muggeridge</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-55" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-55" type="surname" value="PICKWORTH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-55" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Pickworth</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-56" type="surname" value="OLIVE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-56" type="given" value="JOHN BONE"/>John Bone Olive</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-57" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-57" type="surname" value="ROTHWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-57" type="given" value="JOHN THOMAS"/>John Thomas Rothwell</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-58" type="surname" value="SILK"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-58" type="given" value="WILLIAM BANKS"/>William Banks Silk</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-59" type="surname" value="HARRIS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-59" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Harris</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-60" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-60" type="surname" value="FRANKLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-60" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>George Franklin</persName> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-61" type="surname" value="FLETCHER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-61" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>Samuel Fletcher</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-62" type="surname" value="CRADDOCK"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-62" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Craddock</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-63" type="surname" value="FULLER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-63" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>Benjamin Fuller</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-69" type="given" value="JAMES"/>James Morton</persName> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Seventh Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Eighth Jury</hi> </p>
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<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>PRINTED BY WILLIAM TYLER,</p>
<p>BOLT-COURT, FLEET STREET.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER, AND GAOL DELIVERY,</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY, WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT,</p>
<p>Held on Monday, November 24th, 1856, and following Days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS QUESTED FINNIS</hi>, Lord Mayor of the City of London; Sir Edward Hall Alderson, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir John Taylor Cole
<lb/>ridge, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench: Sir William Henry Watson, Knt., one other of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer: John Humphery, Esq.; Thomas Farncomb, Esq.; Thomas Challis, Esq., M.P.; Sir Robert Walter Car
<lb/>den, Knt.; David Williams Wire, Esq.; William Cubitt, Esq., M.P.; Richard Hartley Kennedy, Esq.; William Anderson Rose, Esq.; Edward Eagleton, Esq.; William Lawrence, Esq.; and Warren Stormes Hale, Esq., Aldermen of the said City: Russell Gurney, Esq., Q.C., Common Serjeant of the said City; and Michael Prendergast, Esq., Q.C., Judge of the Sheriffs' Court: Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN JOSEPH MECHI</hi>, Esq.,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">FREDERICK KEATS</hi>, Esq.,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ALEXANDER CROSLEY</hi>, Esq.,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JAMES ANDERTON</hi>, Esq.,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">FINNIS, MAYOR. FIRST SESSION</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1856.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT WALTER CARDEN</hi>, Knt., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WIRE</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">LAWRENCE</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HALE</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, any a 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, and a purse con
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<p>my bedroom; that drawer was locked—I had the key in my pocket, on a bunch—on my going out of the inn that evening, I saw Arnett standing at the door of her father's lodge—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is my 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note—I know the number of it—I returned to chambers between 12 and 1 o'clock, nearly 1 o'clock, I believe; as I came into the inn, an intimation was made to me as to a robbery at my chambers—I found both the outer and inner doors shut—on going into the sitting room, I found every thing as I had left it; the dinner things were still on the table, nothing appeared to have been dis
<lb/>turbed—I then went into the bedroom, and found the drawer which I had left locked, standing open—there was no light in the room—I afterwards found a small mark on the lock, I believe it had been forced open—the 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note was still left in the pocket book, the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note was gone—Mrs. Arnett, the prisoner's mother, had been absent from the inn for some time previously to the robbery, and she was still absent at that time—during her absence the domestic offices at my chambers were usually performed by a charwoman in her employment, and in the evening the prisoner Arnett usually came in—there were duplicate keys of my doors—I had one key for each door, and the others were kept at the lodge—I have seen Foreman at the inn; I do not think she had been there for about three months before this—when she was there, she was there in the capacity of a domestic servant to Arnett, the head porter.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M'OUBREY</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">for Foreman</hi>).
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is it not the cus
<lb/>tom to lock the outer door of the inn about 9 o'clock?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> At 10 o'clock, after that hour they unlock the gate to let you in; at 9 o'clock the gate is entirely open—there is a porter's lodge at the gate—the gate is in the cus
<lb/>tody of the principal porter—the porter and his family live in that lodge; there is always somebody there—when I went out of my chambers, I shut the doors, and they locked themselves with a spring lock—they could not be opened without a key, or force—there was no appearance of force, they appeared to have been opened with a key—I had not seen Foreman about the inn, or about the lodge, for several months—she used to come to my chambers in the evening, when she assisted Mrs. Arnett—I never lost any
<lb/>thing during the time of her service.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SERJEANT PARRY</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">with</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GIFFARD</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">for Arnett</hi>).
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long had Foreman been in the habit of coming to your chambers?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should think for eight or nine months, possibly more, morning and evening—she used to let herself in with the key from the porter's lodge—a person named Price was the charwoman that worked for me in the morning at this time—I do not know whether she is here—she has not been examined as a witness—I am certain that I have a perfectly accurate memory of the even
<lb/>ing of 28th March—Foreman has been to my chambers since the discovery of the robbery; she was brought there—there was a lady residing at my chambers at this time—Foreman was brought to the chambers by a police
<lb/>man; only once I believe—I do not know of her having come since—I have not seen her at any other time—she only came once—I have seen her in the street since she has been out on bail, nowhere else—I have not spoken to her—I have not seen her at the inn—Mrs. Arnett was not going to leave at this time—she did leave three weeks or a month after; we did not part on ill terms.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say a lady was residing at your chambers; where was she on the night of the robbery?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She was out with me—she went out with me, and returned with me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-107" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-107" type="surname" value="BAILEY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-107" type="given" value="RICHARD ADYE"/>RICHARD ADYE BAILEY</persName> </hi>. I am one of the clerks in the note office in the</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="185611240007"/>
<p>Bank of England. This note, No. 00094, Aug. 7th, 1855, was paid in on 23rd July last.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-108" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-108" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-108" type="surname" value="BAINES"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-108" type="given" value="ISABELLA"/>ISABELLA BAINES</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 18, Chandos-Street, Covent-garden; my mother keeps a baker's shop there. I know Foreman very well—on a Saturday, in the beginning of July, she came and paid a little bill, after which she asked me for change for a 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note—I had changed notes for her before, and said, "Put your father's name on it"—she said, "Yes," and I did so—I can see part of the word "Foreman" on this note, but it is punctured—I gave her the change—it was between 6 and 8 o'clock in the evening.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M'OUBREY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did she hesitate in giving her father's name?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not at all—I have known her for a considerable time—we always thought her a very trustworthy young woman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you ever seen Arnett in company with Foreman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, once, or it may be twice; but I did not know her name.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-109" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-109" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-109" type="surname" value="THOMAS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-109" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM THOMAS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">police sergeant, E</hi> 17). In consequence of information, about the end of March last, I took measures to stop the payment of this 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note at the bank of England, and afterwards saw Foreman on her arrival from the country, having made a previous intimation to her family—I took her to Miss Baines, who said, in her hearing, "That is the person who changed the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note"—Foreman said, "Miss Baines, I did not do it; I never saw a 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note"—I then took her to Mr. Holdsworth's cham
<lb/>bers, told her that I was a policeman, and that she must consider herself in custody for stealing a 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note—she said that about April last, a young person named Betsy Arnett brought her a parcel, sealed up in five different places with black wax, containing a brooch given to her by a young French-man in the Temple-gardens, and asked her to mind it for her, as her mother would not let her wear it; and that about three weeks afterwards, as she was dressing for church one Sunday morning, she missed the parcel, and immediately communicated the loss to Miss Arnett, and when she came she appeared very much grieved at the loss, saying that it contained a 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note; that they afterwards went to a charwoman in Brydges-street, Covent-garden, where they mentioned the loss of the parcel—in consequence of that state
<lb/>ment, I went to Arnett's parents, but did not see her—in a few days she returned to town, and I saw her, and asked her if she knew Foreman—she said that she did—I asked her if she ever gave her a parcel—she said that she had not—I asked her if she had ever been to a charwoman in Brydges-street—she said that she had—I asked her for what—she said to have her fortune told—I asked her if she had mentioned to the person in Brydges-street about the loss of the parcel—sue said that she had not—I asked her if she did not tell her what the parcel contained—she said that she did not—after taking Foreman into custody, I took her to the porter's lodge in Clement's-inn, and confronted her with Arnett—I stated to Arnett sub
<lb/>stantially that which Foreman had told me, and she said, "Oh! Emma, how can you say so?"—Foreman said, "You know, Betsy, you brought me a parcel"—I do not remember what Arnett said, but she denied it—Fore
<lb/>man said, "You know you went with me to Mrs. Dent's, and mentioned about the loss of the note"—Arnett said, "Oh! Emma, how can you say such a thing?"—she denied the statement altogether—I afterwards put myself in communication with Mrs. Dent—I was present at the police court when this charge was being inquired into before the Magistrate, and heard Mrs. Dent examined; Foreman was then present at the bar—I saw Alice Dent sign this deposition (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I remember it, because she signed</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="185611240008"/>
<p>once in the wrong place—when the prisoners were committed for trial, they were represented each by a professional gentleman, Mr. Humphreys was for one, and Mr. Atkinson for the other—on one of the earlier examinations, Arnett was not in custody; she was afterwards ordered into custody by the Magistrates—I believe Alice Dent was examined before Amett was ordered into custody—I heard the depositions read out in Court to the witnesses before they were signed; at that time both the prisoners were in custody on this charge, and had an opportunity of cross-examining Dent, and the other witnesses—Arnett gave her evidence before she was given in custody, and she was cross-examined afterwards—at that time her solicitor was present—(
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">proposed to put in the deposition of Alice Dent.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SERJEANT PARRY</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">with</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GIFFARD</hi>)
<hi rend="italic">objected, on the ground that she was examined before Arnett was given in custody, and that Arnett, therefore, had not the opportunity of cross-examining her; and that, as it was not evidence against Arnett at the time it was given, she not then being in custody, it could not become evidence afterwards.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was Arnett present at the time the first examination took place?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She was present, but not in custody—it was her attorney who cross-examined, and afterwards, in the presence of both the prisoners, the deposition was read over, and she was asked whether it was true, and signed it—Arnett was in the witness box on the first occasion—the witness was sworn twice; once before she gave her evidence, and again when her deposition was read over to her, and she signed it—(
<hi rend="italic">The</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">considered that the deposition was evidence</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-110" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-110" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-110" type="surname" value="TROY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-110" type="given" value="CATHERINE"/>CATHERINE TROY</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 7, Brydges-street, Covent-garden. Alice Dent lodged with me during the present year, and until her death, which was to-morrow four weeks—she got her living as a charwoman—I saw her dead body—(
<hi rend="italic">The deposition was here read, as follows</hi>: "Alice Dent, on her oath, saith: I live at No. 7, Brydges-street, Covent-garden—I lived there in April last, and one day in that month the prisoner Fore
<lb/>man and the young girl Betsy Arnett came to my house; the prisoner Arnett is the same—she (Arnett) said that she had given Emma (meaning the other prisoner) a parcel to take care of; that the parcel contained a 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, and a sovereign—she said that that parcel had been lost out of Emma's box—I asked her if she knew the number of the note, as she could then stop it at the bank—she said she did not, but that she dared say that the lady in France, to whom the note belonged, did; and she said that the lady in France had entrusted the note with her to take care of—I said that it was very strange that the lady had gone away without the note, and I said, 'Why do not you tell your father?'—she (Arnett) replied, Oh! dear, no, I would not let him know for the world; if he knew, I would leave my home, and never go there again'—I then told Emma to tell her father, and she said that she would—they then left, and I never saw them again till this day in this Court</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I never knew that any one called me a fortune teller—I have told fortunes to my friends by cups and cards—they asked me if I could tell them where the note was; they seemed to have a notion that I could tell them. Alice Dent.")</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SERJEANT PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where did she live?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The last room she occupied was the two pair back, one room, and a small one like a cupboard—she paid 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week—she lodged with me three years and six weeks—I know nothing about fortune telling—I never saw Foreman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-111" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-111" type="surname" value="THOMAS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-111" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM THOMAS</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M'OUBREY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it at her</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="185611240009"/>
<p>father's house that you first mentioned the matter to Foreman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I then told her to consider herself in custody, but did not take her into cus
<lb/>tody till about a week after—I then found her there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SERJEANT PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you first went to Mrs. Arnett's, did you make a great many inquiries, not only about her daughter, but about Foreman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I never inquired about her daughter—I made inquiries about Foreman—I ascertained that she had been in service some mouths, and the lady gave her a very good character—this was several days before she was in custody; I was making inquiries—I afterwards went to Mrs. Arnett's, and found that her daughter was in the country; she wrote to her to come up immediately, and she came—I had a conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Arnett before I brought Foreman there, and the girl answered all my questions by way of denial throughout—she knew that I was a policeman—I thought it in course of my duty to bring Foreman, and confront her with Arnett, and she, in the most natural manner, and without hesitation, denied everything, with the exception of going to the charwoman, which she said was to have her fortune told—she did not say that it was a long time ago—when she said, "Emma, how can you say so?" she said it reproachfully, and with vehemence—I did not take her to the police court; I told her father that she had better be there in the morning—she was examined at the police court, in Foreman's presence—she was regularly sworn—I do not believe her statement was taken down—I did not hear it read over to her—she was sworn in the witness box before she made the state
<lb/>ment before Mr. Henry; Foreman made a statement first, and from that statement Arnett was called into the witness box and sworn—I do not think Mr. Burnaby, the clerk, and the Magistrate, then asked her questions—since she was out on bail I have seen her more than once; I saw her at the Sessions, and one morning, about a fortnight ago, she called at my house, and rang the bell—that was since the last Sessions—I believe she had not been at my house before; I am not aware of it—a great many people call, but I can safely say that she has only been once—I have not been in her company besides—I have never been with her to Mrs. Dent's, nor seen her there—I did not say to Arnett, "Did not you go to the fortune teller in Brydges-street?"—I said, "Did not you go to the charwoman in Brydges-street?"—on my oath, I have not called that unfortunate woman a fortune teller up to to-day—after examining the girl, I never had a private inter
<lb/>view with Mr. and Mrs. Arnett—I only went once with Foreman to Mr. Holdsworth's chambers.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M'OUBREY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You were asked whether Arnett did not vehemently deny that she had ever given a parcel to Foreman; was that after Foreman had said, "Betsy, you left a parcel with me"?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—she did not hesi
<lb/>tate in telling me that she had left a parcel—they were both equally firm and decided. (
<hi rend="italic">The prisoners received good characters.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">FOREMAN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-3-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-3-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-3-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 19.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ARNETT</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-3-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-3-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-3-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Strongly recommended to mercy by the Jury.—
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<interp inst="t18561124-3-punishment-1" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-3-18561124 t18561124-3-punishment-1"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>4.
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<interp inst="def1-4-18561124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-4-18561124" type="age" value="30"/>
<interp inst="def1-4-18561124" type="surname" value="HAWTHORN"/>
<interp inst="def1-4-18561124" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN HAWTHORN</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-4-18561124" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-4-18561124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-4-18561124" type="age" value="29"/>
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<interp inst="def2-4-18561124" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES LUSETTE</hi> </persName> were indicted for
<rs id="t18561124-4-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-4-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-4-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/>burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling house of
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-114" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-114" type="surname" value="BALLANCE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-114" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-4-offence-1 t18561124-name-114"/>Thomas Ballance</persName> and another, and stealing 77lbs. weight of silk, and other goods, value 320
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; their property.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-115" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-115" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-115" type="surname" value="FIELD"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-115" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS FIELD</persName> </hi>. I am foreman to Messrs. Ballance and Co., silk manu
<lb/>facturers, of No. 37, Steward-street, Spitalfields. They have warehouses com
<lb/>municating with the dwelling house in which I live with my family—on</p>
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<p>29th Sept., I shut up the warehouse and left it all safe, about half past 10 o'clock, when I went to bed—my son was out—about 4 o'clock I was aroused by my son ringing the bell; and at the same time I heard a rumbling, rattling noise, as though it was a rattling of tiles, at the back—it sounded as if it was in the yard adjoining—I went down and let my son in; I then unbarred the middle door, and looked into the yard, and there I saw three bags containing a quantity of silk and goods, the property of my employers, worth upwards of 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. the bags were in the yard close by the window—those goods had been all safe the previous evening—I found that a panel of the shutters had been cut, and an entrance made through from the yard into the warehouse—there was no other door or window open—they had apparently gone in and out the same way—the place where the bags were lying, was about a yard or two from where I heard the tiles rattling; it is a very narrow yard altogether—a passage runs along there, leading up to the wall where the parties had come over; there was a rope ladder there—I have not seen the place where the prisoners were found, I know where it is—the rope ladder was placed against the warehouse staircase window, fixed round one of the iron bars—they could get from the yard on to the tiles by means of the rope ladder—there was no other way for them to get, but into the yard, where they were taken—the yard where they were taken is about ten yards from, our wall, where I found the bags—I told my son to call the police immediately.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">for Hawthorn</hi>).
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is the warehouse in the rear of the private house?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; one warehouse faces into Steward-street, the other is a back warehouse—they are both on the ground floor, they lead into each other; the house next to the front warehouse is now empty—it was a Utrecht Company, for printing, or something; they have left about a fortnight—there is no communication between that house and the warehouse—the house on the other side is a bottle warehouse—my apartments are over the warehouse—the front entrance is by a street door, and there is a regular window which has shutters, which were barred inside—there is a room called a weavers' room; no one works there, it is a room where weavers wait to be served; the entrance to that room is in Duke-street; it is on one side of the yard, it is separated from the yard by a wooden partition, about ten feet high, covered in with glass at the top—on the other side of the yard is a narrow passage leading into the street, and right through both warehouses from back to front—that passage is divided by doors—the yard is about four yards long, and about a yard and a half wide the passage is separated from the yard by doors and windows; and then you could not get out into Duke-street without unbarring a heavy door—at the end of the yard is a kitchen; that does not lead in to the back ware-house—it was quite plain how the entrance had been effected, by the rope ladder; it could not have been effected by Duke-street, the doors were all secure; I examined them when I went to bed that night, and also when I came down at 4 o'clock, after the prisoners were taken, and I found all the doors safe—the bottle warehouse is at the comer of Artillery-street—the back premises of the Tower public house do not quite adjoin our back premises, they are contiguous—the noise of the tiles that I heard was on a shed at the back—they are all sheds and closets about there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">for Lusette</hi>).
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You know the yard where the prisoners were taken?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; that yard is at the rear of a house that is dwelt in by day, but not by night; it is No. 17—it is padlocked outside at night—I do not know whether it is a lodging house—there is</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="185611240011"/>
<p>a lodging house, but whether it is No. 17 or 18, I do not know—I believe it is not a house of ill fame.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is there any ground for supposing that this Utrecht Company committed the burglary?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Oh dear, no!—they remained there for some time afterwards—I do not know whether the prisoners' attor
<lb/>ney has been on our premises—I cannot say in what way the plan has been prepared, which has been in the hands of the prisoners' counsel.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-116" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-116" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-116" type="surname" value="SLAUGHTER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-116" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD SLAUGHTER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 411). About a quarter to 4 o'clock, I heard a call of "Police!" went to the prosecutor's premises, and found that an entrance had been effected through the back by cutting the shutter—I found a bag in the yard—I went round into Artillery-street, listened, and heard a noise at the back of No. 17—I sprang my rattle: City police
<lb/>man 622, came up, knocked at the door, got admission, and got into the back yard, and on to a water closet—I assisted him to get up, another party assisted me up, and I saw the prisoners standing together in No. 18 yard—Lusette exclaimed, "Here we are, we will not resist"—No. 17 is at the back of the prosecutor's premises, and No. 18 is the adjoining yard—a rope ladder was extended from the first floor window, which I saw, and there would be no difficulty in a person getting by it to the yard in two minutes—Lusette said, "There are three more in the
<hi rend="italic">mess</hi>"—in the bag were two
<hi rend="italic">jemmies</hi>, a jack bit, a screwdriver, and a gimblet (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—No. 17 and No. 18 were both locked outside, front and back—there was a person inside who lived at No. 17, and a person partly dressed.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you knock at No. 17?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, a very short time before I was let in—a number of females live there—I saw a lodger outside No. 17—I cannot say whether he opened the door—I do not know who he was; I should know him again—the landlord was inside, partly dressed—No. 2, Duke-street is open all night—I do not think it is a brothel, or a lodging house; I do not know much of that neighbourhood—there is a sort of wash house, or yard—you can get into Messrs. Ballance's premises from there by getting through a skylight, and back the same way—No. 18 is a shop where they make sealing wax—I do not know whether the persons reside there—I do not think there was anybody there that night, because there was a padlock on the front door—the yard where I found the prisoners adjoins the Tower public house, separated from it by a wall twelve feet high—when I first went into Messrs. Ballance a back yard, the rope ladder was extended from the staircase window down into the yard—I do not think any persons who were in the yard could get into the wash house without using the rope ladder; they could stand on the top of the wash house, and tie the ladder to the staircase window, and with it's assistance could get in at the staircase window without going down into the yard—they made their entry on the ground floor—whoever made an entry made it from the yard—they had only to step off the rope ladder into the wash house—the water closet is the roof adjoining; you could get from one to the other—we found marks of violence from the skylight on to the tiles, which made us imagine that the entrance was effected by means of the empty house in Duke-street.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When they said, "We will not resist," had you said something first?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, we did not see them—I did not say to my fellow officer, "We will search this yard," nor did I hear him say so.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Does the skylight open?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, from within, by pushing up—as far as I can judge, a person might have come through the empty house in Duke-street, and so on through the skylight—where they</p>
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<p>made their escape there was a large hole broken through the lath and plaster of the wash house into No. 17 yard, and then we could see that somebody had been trying to scramble back into the wash house again—that was eight or nine yards from where I found them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-117" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-117" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-117" type="surname" value="WHEELER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-117" type="given" value="GEORGE HENRY"/>GEORGE HENRY WHEELER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 622). I was with Houghton when he found the prisoners.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-118" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-118" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-118" type="surname" value="FISHER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-118" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES FISHER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 972). I took Lusette to the station—when we got to Fore-street he tried to slip his coat off—I caught hold of him by the handkerchief, and he gave me a blow which cut my lip, and another which cut my eye; he threw his arms round me, and we both fell—I got my truncheon out, and struck him across the arms—he said, "I will go quietly now; you would do the same to escape if you could."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did not he tell you that you were hurting him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, he made no complaint—my knuckles were inside his cravat, but not before he tried to escape—he did not beg me to hold him by his collar.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-119" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-119" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-119" type="surname" value="FIELD"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-119" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD FIELD</persName> </hi>. I am the son of the foreman, I returned at 4 o'clock in the morning, and rang the bell—my father came, and I went to the police station, and saw the prisoner—while the charge was being given, I said, "It is rather unfortunate that I should come home, and ring the bell, and disturb you"—Lusette said, "It is very unfortunate, but it is very fortunate for you, though."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HAWTHORN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-4-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-4-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-4-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LUSETTE</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-4-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-4-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-4-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*† Aged 29.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18561124-4-punishment-2" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-4-punishment-2" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-4-punishment-2" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-4-18561124 t18561124-4-punishment-2"/>Four Years Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1856.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WIRE</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">LAWRENCE</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HALE</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MICHAEL PRENDEKGAST</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Michael Prendergast, Esq., and the Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-5-offence-1 t18561124-name-121"/>William Swatton</persName>:</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>, I candle frame, and 3lbs. weight of candles, I value 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18561124-name-122" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-122" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-5-offence-2 t18561124-name-122"/>Edward Beach</persName>:</rs> to both which he</p>
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<rs id="t18561124-5-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18561124-5-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 27.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-5-18561124 t18561124-5-punishment-3"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>6.
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<interp inst="def1-6-18561124" type="surname" value="BUTLER"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS BUTLER</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18561124-6-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-6-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-6-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 900 yards of lace, value 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18561124-name-124" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-124" type="surname" value="GREGORY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-124" type="given" value="FRANCIS HERRIES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-6-offence-1 t18561124-name-124"/>Francis Herries Gregory</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-125" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-125" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-125" type="surname" value="BAKER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-125" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BAKER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 335). On 19th Nov. I was in Petti-coat-lane, about 8 o'clock in the evening—I saw the prisoner with this parcel—I asked him what he had—he said that was his business—he after
<lb/>wards said he had some cards—I asked where he was going to take them—he said, to his master—I asked him where his master lived—he said that was his business—I looked at what he had, and found these cards of lace—I told him he must go to the station—I called assistance, and he was taken there—he was there asked where he had got them—he said he received them from Liverpool that afternoon at 4 o'clock—he was asked where the direction was, and the way bill—he said he had lost them—he afterwards gave his address, No. 1, King William-street, Commercial-road, and afterwards he said No. 6, but there is no such place.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I told you to go to No. 6, King-street.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> You said,</p>
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<p>"King William street"—I went, but there is no King William-street—I afterwards went to No. 27, Cheapside, and found they had lost some lace.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-126" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-126" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-126" type="surname" value="VARNDELL"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-126" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL VARNDELL</persName> </hi>. I am traveller for the firm of Francis Henries Gregory, No. 27, Cheapside. I went to Greenwich on business, on 19th Nov., in a four wheeled
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>—I had a great deal of lace with me, and other property of my employers—I showed it to a customer there—I then put this parcel of lace under my feet in the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>—it is worth about 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I I returned home to Cheapside about half past 5 o'clock—the lace was safe at my feet all the time—I went into the warehouse for about a minute, and when I returned the parcel was gone—these are the articles—our private mark is on the cards.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> I went into a public house about 7 o'clock, and was having half a pint of beer; a gentleman came in, and said, "I will give you a half crown to take this to Petticoat-lane;" I had no money, and I said I would take it; I was going, and the officer met me; he said, "What have you got there?" I said, "Cards;" he said, "Let me see," and he took me to the station; I did not know the goods were stolen.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-6-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-6-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 42.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18561124-6-punishment-4" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-6-punishment-4" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-6-18561124 t18561124-6-punishment-4"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>7.
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<interp inst="def1-7-18561124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-7-18561124" type="age" value="27"/>
<interp inst="def1-7-18561124" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="def1-7-18561124" type="given" value="HENRY"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY SMITH</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-7-18561124" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-7-18561124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-7-18561124" type="age" value="22"/>
<interp inst="def2-7-18561124" type="surname" value="RAYMOND"/>
<interp inst="def2-7-18561124" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM RAYMOND</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18561124-7-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-7-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-7-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="housebreaking"/>, unlawfully break
<lb/>ing the dwelling house of
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-129" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-129" type="surname" value="MOTT"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-129" type="given" value="WILLIAM GREEDY"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-7-offence-1 t18561124-name-129"/>William Greedy Mott</persName>, with intent to enter and steal his goods.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-130" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-130" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-130" type="surname" value="LEGGE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-130" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE LEGGE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 440). On 13th Oct. I was on duty in Cheapside, about 7 o'clock in the evening—I saw the prisoners walking up and down Cheapside, and looking into the jewellers' shop windows—I and my brother officer followed them—they went to Mr. Mott's, a jeweller and silversmith, at the corner of Friday-street—they looked in at the window, and went to the corner window, and watched the policeman on the beat away—(we were in plain clothes)—I then saw Smith put his hand in his waistcoat pocket, and take out something, and smash the window—it was plate glass—he made two smashes at it—it broke on each occasion—I at once caught hold of him—my brother officer took Raymond—we took them, both to the station—I found on Smith an empty purse, a knife, and a look
<lb/>ing glass—I went back to the window, and found this stone, which had dropped down by the side of the broken window—when Smith broke the window, Raymond was standing so as to cover Smith's arm.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-131" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-131" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-131" type="surname" value="EVANS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-131" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL EVANS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 459). I was with Legge—we followed the prisoners up and down Cheapside three times—they looked in at different windows, and made a halt at Mr. Mott's—they were a few minutes in conversation, and the policeman on the beat came up Friday-street—they watched him away—Smith then took this stone from his pocket, and broke the glass with two blows—we went over—Legge took Smith, and I took Raymond—we told them what we were, and took them to the station—I searched Raymond, and found on him a small knife.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-132" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-132" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-132" type="surname" value="SNOWDEN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-132" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH SNOWDEN</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. William Mott, at the corner of Friday-street, Cheapside. On the night of 13th Oct. I was in the shop—I heard the glass smash, about half past 7 o'clock—I ran out, and immediately saw the prisoners in custody—there were two holes in the window, one was large enough for a man's hand to go through—at that place there was the most valuable property in the window, diamond necklaces, and other articles, worth nearly 1,000
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Smith.</hi> I broke the window, but I made no attempt to take out anything.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Raymond.</hi> I met this young man in the City; he said he was going to break the window, and take the things out, and he took me to the place.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-7-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-7-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-7-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 27.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">RAYMOND</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-7-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-7-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-7-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18561124-7-punishment-5" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-7-punishment-5" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-7-punishment-5" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-7-18561124 t18561124-7-punishment-5"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-7-18561124 t18561124-7-punishment-5"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 25
<hi rend="italic">th</hi> 1856.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHALLIS</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">KENNEDY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HALE</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>8.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROBERT CHARLES WYATT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18561124-8-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-8-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for feloniously forging and uttering an order for the payment of 250
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<interp inst="t18561124-8-offence-2" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>, an order for 9
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; with intent to defraud:</rs> to both which he</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>. Aged 19.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-8-18561124 t18561124-8-punishment-6"/>Four Years Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>9.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-9-offence-1 t18561124-name-135"/>Henry Austin</persName> and another, and stealing 200 cigars, value 30
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-9-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-9-18561124 t18561124-9-punishment-7"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>10.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-10-offence-1 t18561124-name-137"/>William Garment</persName> and another: to which he</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-10-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-10-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-10-18561124 t18561124-10-punishment-8"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>11.
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<interp inst="t18561124-11-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, stealing 1 watch and chain, value 8
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-11-offence-1 t18561124-name-139"/>David Little</persName>, from his person: to which he</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-11-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18561124-11-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 27.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-11-18561124 t18561124-11-punishment-9"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>12.
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<interp inst="t18561124-12-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, stealing 22lbs. weight of tallow, value 11
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-12-offence-1 t18561124-name-141"/>Mary Arlidge</persName>, his mistress: to which he</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>. Aged 47.—</rs>
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<p>13.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-13-offence-1 t18561124-name-143"/>Richard Hellaby</persName>, his master.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-144" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-144" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-144" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN RISDALE</persName> </hi>. I am a commercial traveller, in the employment of Richard Hellaby, of Huggin-lane. The prisoner was in the same employ
<lb/>ment, as porter—goods have been missed from the warehouse repeatedly for several months past—I was in the habit of going out with a horse and four wheeled vehicle, called a
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>—on the morning of 4th Nov. I had assorted goods to take out, and placed them on the warehouse floor—it was the prisoner's duty to take the goods which I had assorted, and place them in the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>, and when he had done so, it was customary for him to come in and say he was ready, and then I would go out to him—on this occasion I did not wait for his coming in to me, but went down to my
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi> sooner than I usually did—when I got round the corner in sight of the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>, I observed that the prisoner was doing something underneath the footboard; before I had time to reach the
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<p>approaching—he then jumped into the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>, to put the goods which he had into the body of the trap, and then went into the warehouse for more goods—while he was absent I examined the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>, to see what he had been doing under the footboard, and in the boot I found these four boxes, each containing a dozen neck ties—two are worth 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. each, and two 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. each—I took the boxes into the warehouse—the prisoner had no right to place them there—there was plenty of space in the body of the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi> for more goods than were in it—after this he accompanied me as usual with the
<hi rend="italic">trap</hi>—I asked him why he had put those goods in there—he made some obser
<lb/>vations which I did not clearly understand, and I said, "You have no right to put them there, Sir;" indeed, I believe I called him a d—fool for doing so, I was much enraged at it—he said, "I was not going to do any
<lb/>thing with them"—I went out, and returned as usual—those four boxes did not form any part of the goods that I was to take out with me that morning.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you able to say that from your own personal knowledge?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; on this occasion I had never left the counter, that I am aware of, after I had looked out the goods—these four boxes were not near the goods I had looked out—the prisoner is about seventeen or eighteen years of age—he has been in the prosecutor's employ
<lb/>ment about two years—the place where these goods were kept in the ware-house is seven or eight yards from my counter—there are about thirty persons employed in the warehouse; there are three travellers, each of whom has a companion, such as the prisoner was to me—the trap opens behind, with swing doors, and there is a boot in front.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-145" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-145" type="surname" value="WESTWOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-145" type="given" value="WILLIAM FREDERICK"/>WILLIAM FREDERICK WESTWOOD</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Hellaby, of Huggin-lane. These boxes produced are the property of Mr. Hellaby—I have looked at the private mirks upon them—they have not been altered—these other five empty boxes are similar to those which we use—our boxes have private marks on them; the marks on these five boxes have been erased; I can see the places where the marks have been—they are in the same part of the box as where our marks are placed—I never gave the prisoner any of those boxes—he had no right to take them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> These are boxes which are commonly used in the trade, are they not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They are, for the purpose of containing neck ties—we supply a great number of neck ties to different houses.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-146" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-146" type="given" value="JOSEPH COMBER"/>JOSEPH COMBER KNIGHT</persName> </hi>. I am a detective officer of the City of London. I went to the prosecutor's warehouse on 4th Nov., about 5 o'clock in the evening—as soon as the prisoner came in with Mr. Risdale, I told him I was a police officer, and he was given into my custody, for stealing four dozen neck ties—he said, "I only brought them down stairs with the other goods"—he gave his address at the station house, No. 10, Winchester-street, Borough-market—I went there; he lived there with his mother—I there found the five empty boxes that have been produced.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-147" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-147" type="surname" value="RISDALE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-147" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN RISDALE</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> When the prisoner came home it was his practice to unload the trap, and take it to the stable—he was taken into cus
<lb/>tody on this occasion before the trap was taken to the stable.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">Strongly recommended to mercy by the Jury.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">Confined</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Six Months.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>14.
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<interp inst="t18561124-14-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 56lbs. weight of lead, value 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-150" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-150" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES DEDMAN</persName> </hi>. I am in the employment of Benjamin Chamberlain, a carman, of Belvidere-road, Lambeth. On 8th Nov. I was driving one of his carts for Mr. Downes, and went to Walker's shot factory, by his directions, and got four pieces of lead, which I took to the Belle Salvage—I saw them safe after I arrived there, which was about 3 o'clock—in about twenty minutes I received information, and missed one piece, which was afterwards found in the prisoner's nose bag, which was hanging on a shaft—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is it—all the pieces were different, and this is the one which was missing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How many other carts were there in the Belle Sauvage-yard?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Two; the carman's cart who took the lead, and another, which belonged to the booking-office—I saw the lead safe in Belle Sauvage-yard—I left my cart for about twenty minutes, came back, and the lead was gone.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-151" type="given" value="SIDNEY"/>SIDNEY HALL</persName> </hi>. I am fourteen years old, and live in Belle Sauvage-yard. On Saturday afternoon, 18th Nov., about 20 minutes to 3 o'clock, I was in a covered cart in the yard, and the prisoner was there in a cart, behind my cart; he left his cart, went to the cart of the last witness, took a piece of lead out of it, put it under his coat, and then said to me, "Go and see the time"—I went, but looked under my cart, and saw him put it into his nose bag—I gave information to Charles Tether, at the top of the yard, and to Mr. Merritt, the foreman of the buildings.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long have you been in the yard?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Nine months—my father lives in the yard, and is an engraver—I go out with a covered cart from the booking-office.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-152" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-152" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES MERRIT</persName> </hi>. I am foreman to Mr. Downes, a builder, of Union-street, Borough. I was in my little office, in Belle Sauvage-yard, on the afternoon of the 8th—I received information from Hall, went to the prisoner's cart, felt the nose bag; it felt very hard—I sent for an officer—Vale came, and I saw this piece of lead found in the nose bag, which was made fast to the shaft—I gave the prisoner into custody—there should have been four pieces of lead delivered to me for Mr. Downey's works—I received the others.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-153" type="surname" value="VALE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-153" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN VALE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 341). I was called, found this piece of lead in the nose bag, and took the prisoner.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-14-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 28.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-14-18561124 t18561124-14-punishment-12"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>15.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-15-offence-1 t18561124-name-155"/>Ernest Pfeiffer</persName>, and stealing 1 coat, value 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-156" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-156" type="surname" value="LIPMAN"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-15-offence-1 t18561124-name-156"/>Morriss Henry Lipman</persName>: 1 travelling bag and fittings, and other articles, value 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the goods of said
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-157" type="surname" value="PFEIFFER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-157" type="given" value="ERNEST"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-15-offence-1 t18561124-name-157"/>Ernest Pfeiffer</persName> and others.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-158" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-158" type="surname" value="PFEIFFER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-158" type="given" value="ERNEST"/>ERNEST PFEIFFER</persName> </hi>. I am a merchant, residing at No. 27, Walbrook, and have partners. On Saturday, 15th Nov., about 8 o'clock in the evening, I unlocked the door of my warehouse, and found it in confusion—I locked the door again, called a policeman, and we went in, and found the prisoner crouched under a desk at the further end of the warehouse—I told him to come out, and he said, "All right"—I had closed the warehouse at 4 o'clock—it is on the ground floor—the prisoner had got into the cellar, the door of which was only locked on the outside, and then broke through the floor of the warehouse—I found a travelling bag, and other articles, value about</p>
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<p>35
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., removed, and all placed together—I had not known the prisoner per
<lb/>sonally, but he had been employed in the warehouse.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's father stated that he admitted the offence.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">Confined</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18561124-15-punishment-13" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-15-punishment-13" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-15-punishment-13" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-15-18561124 t18561124-15-punishment-13"/>Three Months.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>16.
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<interp inst="def1-16-18561124" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-16-18561124" type="age" value="28"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN BROWN</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18561124-16-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18561124-16-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 1 shawl, 3 gowns, 2 shifts, and other articles, value 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
<persName id="t18561124-name-160" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-160" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-160" type="surname" value="MARCH"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-16-offence-1 t18561124-name-160"/>Ann March</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-161" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-161" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-161" type="surname" value="MARCH"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-161" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN MARCH</persName> </hi>. I am not married, unfortunately, but I occupy a room with Joseph March, at No. 8, Haberdasher-square. While he was away the prisoner occupied the room with me for eight days, up to 23rd Oct., when I went out, and on my return missed her and my clothes—I did not know that she was going away—I missed a shawl, two dresses, three night dresses, a flannel petticoat, a pair of stockings, and a victorine—these stockings and this dress (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) are mine, and were safe when I left, in my boxes, which "were not locked—I did not see the prisoner again till she was taken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-162" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-162" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-162" type="surname" value="HAYNES"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-162" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HAYNES</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to a pawnbroker, in Fore-street This dress was pawned with roe, by the prisoner, on 23rd Oct.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-163" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS KENNEDY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 60). I took the prisoner about half past 10 o'clock, on 10th Nov.—she had a basket with her—this pair of stockings were in it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> They are not her stockings; they are mine; I have been in the pawnbroker's shop, but I never pawned the dress.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-16-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-16-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 28.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18561124-16-punishment-14" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-16-18561124 t18561124-16-punishment-14"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>17.
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<interp inst="def1-17-18561124" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-17-18561124" type="age" value="34"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MICHAEL MAGNIER</hi> </persName>
<rs id="t18561124-17-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18561124-17-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, stealing 1 pistol, value 50
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the goods of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18561124-17-offence-1 t18561124-name-165"/>our Lady the Queen</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-166" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-166" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-166" type="surname" value="HARRISS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-166" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH HARRISS</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to a pawnbroker, in High-street, Borough. I produce a pistol pawned on 4th Nov., by the prisoner, in the name of John Miller—I advanced him 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. on it—it was claimed next day on the part of the Crown.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-167" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-167" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-167" type="surname" value="LANE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-167" type="given" value="GEORGE EDWARD"/>GEORGE EDWARD LANE</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the War department at the Tower. The prisoner was employed there as a labourer—on 4th Nov. I saw him in Great Tower-street—he entered the shop of Mr. Blizzard, a pawnbroker—I saw a pistol in his hand, and heard him say something to the pawnbroker about Deane and Adams's improvement—I communicated what I had seen, and the following day the pistol was claimed.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where is Mr. Blizzard's shop?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In High-street, Borough—I first saw him in Great or Little Tower-street, that part adjoining Tower-hill.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-168" type="given" value="JOHN HENDERSON"/>JOHN HENDERSON PERKINS</persName> </hi>. I am an officer of the Tower of London. This pistol has the crown on it—that mark is affixed on property which is brought into the Tower for public use—arms of this sort are at present under my care—this pistol has belonged to the Crown—they are never sold, to my knowledge—I know the prisoner—his duty would lead him constantly to where the pistols are kept—oh 5th Nov. he was interrogated by Mr. Eaton, the storekeeper, in my presence, and was asked how he got posses
<lb/>sion of the pistol he had pledged the previous evening at Mr. Blizzard's—he said that it was given to him on London-bridge to pledge, by a man named Ryan, whom he had known ten years—we asked if he could produce the man—he said that he did not know where he lived, and it was a question whether he could find him—we gave him a certain time, and on his return we gave him into custody—I miss five pistols of this kind from the stores.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long has the prisoner been working in that department?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About four months, I think; up to this time he has borne the character of an industrious honest roan—I have heard that he was employed for many years in the Post-office, and subsequently in the London Docks, under the War Department—thousands of these pistols were sent away to the Crimea during the late war—I am not aware that a large quantity of arms returned were sold at Liverpool, by authority of the Government—it is doubtless the fact, that large numbers of these pistols went to the Crimea, and were lost, with other things, after being landed—I cannot say that I ever saw this pistol until it was produced from the pawn
<lb/>broker's, having a large quantity under my charge—I know that a pistol bearing this number was supplied to us by Colonel Colt, in Oct., 1855—this paper which I am looking at is not in my writing; I do not wish to refer to it—I was not in that department in Oct.—it does not appear to have been used.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-169" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-169" type="surname" value="HANDLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-169" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HANDLEY</persName> </hi>. I am principal foreman of the War Department of the Tower of London. The prisoner has been employed there twelve or thirteen months; the labourers, of whom he was one, leave work at 4 o'clock precisely; and, as they leave, they undergo a search by two constables—on 4th Nov., I gave the prisoner his ticket about ten minutes before, at his request, imagining that as he had been engaged the previous evening by Lord Kingston, that he was anxious to get to his Lordship that evening, as he applied earlier than the proper time, rather than wait for his number to be called, which was very low down the list—I cannot say whether he was searched or not.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Is it an unusual thing for persons in that department to ask for their tickets a little time before the time of leaving?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It is not usual; a man may ask for it, and get it, but he is always searched before he leaves; the prisoner has frequently done it, saying that he was going to Lord Kingston—I have seen a letter which Lord Kingston wrote to him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-170" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-170" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-170" type="surname" value="FLOYD"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-170" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL FLOYD</persName> </hi>. It is my duty to mark pistols with the Crown mark—I put on this mark, I cannot say when, as I have so many through my hands, but I know it as one that I did mark in the Tower.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long have you been in the service of the Crown in that department?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Two years in Nov.—I have not marked any pistols since Feb., but previously to that I marked thousands of them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-171" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-171" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-171" type="surname" value="MADIGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-171" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS MADIGAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, R</hi> 196). The prisoner was taken on 5th Nov.—he stated that the pistol was given to him by a man named Ryan, who he had known for ten years—he took me to Vine-street, Borough, where he said that he should be able to find the man; we waited some time in the street, and in a public house, but found no such man—I said that I could not wait longer, as the storekeeper of the Tower would have left.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he want you to go to other places?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; and said that if I could wait an hour longer he might find the man.</p>
<p>(
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-17-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 34.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-17-18561124 t18561124-17-punishment-15"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>18.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">FREDERICK BALES</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">W. J. PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-173" type="surname" value="MORRIS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-173" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH MORRIS</persName> </hi>. I am barman to William Morris, who keeps the Green Lettuce public house, in Billingsgate-market. On Saturday, 15th Nov., the</p>
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<p>prisoner came, and asked for half a pint of porter—he gave me a shilling in payment; I gave him change, and he left—after he left I examined the shilling, and found it was bad—I put it in my pocket, I had no other shilling or any other money there—I afterwards put it in a piece of paper, and kept it till the prisoner came again, on the following Monday, the 17th—he then asked for 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of gin, and offered another bad shilling—I sent for a policeman—I then told the prisoner it was a bad shilling, and he had given me one on the Saturday before—he said he had just received the shilling in change in the market—at the station he said he had it in change out of half a crown, which he had paid for his lodging on Sunday—he said he was not there on the Saturday—I have not the least doubt that he was—I gave the two shillings to the policeman at the station house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> When I gave you the second shilling, did you ask me if I had any more on toe?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; and you said you had plenty; I said, I should like to have them—you made no resistance—I did not mark the shillings till I got to the station.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 553). I took the prisoner into custody—I produce the two shillings which I received from Morns—I have examined them; they are bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> I am a stranger in town; I never was in London till a few days before being taken; I came from Liverpool; I was not aware the shilling was a bad one, I had it in change in Billingsgate market.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">W. J. PAYNE</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-176" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FRY</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. John Adams, a draper, of Fore-street. On the afternoon of. 19th Nov. the prisoner came to the shop for a pair of hose—she paid me with a florin—it was a bad one—I told her so—I gave it to Mrs. Adams; Mr. Adams was not there—I put it down on the counter.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-177" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ADAMS</persName> </hi>. I keep a shop in Fore-street On Wednesday last the prisoner came there, and bought something of my foreman—I took up the florin that was put down—I asked the prisoner if she had given that to my young man—she said, "Yes"—I asked if she had got any more coin about her, because that was a bad one—she said, "No," she had not—I asked her where she lived—she said in Fleet-street—I proposed sending the goods for her—she said, "Never mind, I will send for them this evening; you can keep the 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece, and the halfpenny, and the hose till then"—she then left—I followed her till I saw a policeman—she went into Moor-lane, and from there into White-street—she turned, and saw us pursuing her, and turned short round the corner, and went into the Five Bells public house—we went in after her, and I gave her in charge—I walked a few doors from the public house with the policeman, and then as I returned back to go into Fore-street, I called in at the public house, and received from the landlady four bad florins in a piece of blue paper, and a piece of printed cotton of the same pattern as the prisoner's gown—I gave them to the policeman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-178" type="given" value="MARTHA"/>MARTHA PRICE</persName> </hi>. I am landlady of the Five Bells public house. On the afternoon of 19th Nov. the prisoner came into the house, and asked for the name of Stevenson—she was answered not known—she opened the door, and the policeman and Mr. Adams were at the door, and she was taken—after she was gone, I found a piece of black cotton on the floor, in front of</p>
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<p>the bar, precisely where she had been standing; it contained four florins—I gave them to Mr. Adams—no one had come in or gone out after she left, before I found them.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 124). I took the prisoner into custody, and received from Adams this piece of cotton, containing these four florins—I also produce the florin she uttered—this piece of cotton is of the same pattern as the prisoner's dress—she had no good money on her.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-180" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Mini This single florin is counterfeit, and the other four also—they are all five from one mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> The 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece I know I gave to the gentleman; as for the others, I know nothing about them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-19-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 25.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">W. J. PAYNE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-182" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-182" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH CLEMPSON</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Brown, a chemist, in Aldgate; he also keeps a post-office. On 18th Nov. the prisoner came there about 7 o'clock in the evening, for 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of postage stamps—I served him—he laid four half crowns on the counter—I picked up one which I thought was bad, and bent it with my teeth—the prisoner asked me to wrap the stamps up in paper—I told him he would get paper on the other side—he said, "No, never mind," and hurried out—I called to him, but he took no notice—I ran out after him, and brought him back to the shop—a constable then came, and I gave him in charge—I examined the other three half crowns, and they were all bad—I gave them to the officer.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not I tell you that a gentleman had given me a shilling to come in and get the stamps?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You said so before the Lord Mayor, not to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of postage stamps, and asked me to put them in paper—I put them in one of our yellow bill papers, and gave them to him—he gave me two half crowns in payment—I took them up, saw they were bad, and called after him, as he was going out of the shop, but he went off—I put the half crowns on the shelf at the back, and afterwards gave them to Mr. Swinbourne.</p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-184" type="given" value="JOHN DEAN"/>JOHN DEAN SWINBOURNE</persName> </hi>. On the evening of 17th Nov. Lockett gave me two half crowns—I kept them by themselves, marked them, and gave them to Brooks—these are them (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-185" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-185" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BROOKS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi> 666). I was called into Mr. Brown's shop, and took the prisoner into custody—I told him it was for passing four base half crowns, in payment of 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of postage stamps—I asked him where the stamps were—he said he had not got them—I produce the four half crowns that I received from Mr. Brown—I found on the prisoner 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1 1/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money, and a post-office receipt paper—he refused to give his address.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-186" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. The two half crowns last produced are both coun-terfeit—the four others are also counterfeit, three of them are from one mould, and one of the other two is from the same mould.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi> breaking and entering the dwelling house of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>. Aged 20.—</rs>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 25
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1856.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">FARNCOMB</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HALE</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MICHAEL PBENDEBOAST</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Michael Prendergast, Esq., and the Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>23.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS YOUNG</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="largeCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-23-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<p>24.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY HINDER</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18561124-24-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for unlawfully having counterfeit coin in his possession, with intent to utter the same: to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-24-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 20.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-24-18561124 t18561124-24-punishment-22"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>25.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES BISHOP</hi> </persName> and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSEPH CANN</hi> </persName> were indicted for
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<interp inst="t18561124-25-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-25-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>unlaw
<lb/>fully uttering counterfeit coin: to which</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BISHOP</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-25-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-25-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-25-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>, Aged 19.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CANN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-25-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-25-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-25-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-25-18561124 t18561124-25-punishment-23"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>26.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZABETH WRIGHT</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18561124-26-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>for a like offence: to which she</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-26-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 49.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-26-18561124 t18561124-26-punishment-24"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>27.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZA OWEN BROWN</hi> </persName> were indicted for
<rs id="t18561124-27-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18561124-27-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> feloniously uttering counterfeit coin: having been before convicted: to which</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">KING</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-27-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-27-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-27-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 60.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18561124-27-punishment-25" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-27-18561124 t18561124-27-punishment-25"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-201" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-201" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-201" type="given" value="EDMUND JAMES"/>EDMUND JAMES JONAS</persName> </hi>. I produce a certified copy of the conviction of Eliza Owen Brown, who was convicted in Nov., 1855, of uttering counter
<lb/>feit coin, and. imprisoned for nine months (
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>)—the prisoner is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-202" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-202" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY FELLS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 279). I was at the Antelope in Pimlico, in plain clothes, on 1st Oct, about 3 o'clock in the afternoon—I saw the prisoners come in together—King asked for half a quartern of gin—I saw a half crown given by Brown to King, and he went out—Brown had a purse in her hand—I noticed it so as to identify it—King came in again in about five minutes, and joined Brown—they stopped about five minutes, and drank their half quartern of gin, and then went out—I went to Mrs. Humphreys, who lives next door—I there heard something—I then followed the pri
<lb/>soners, who were just turning the corner into Eaton-place West—they turned to Eaton-square and came back again—I saw Brown leave King,</p>
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<p>and she went into Mrs. Humphreys' shop, and came out again, and went to the corner, and moved her hand to King, and he ran down Wise's cow yard—I took Brown, and gave her to another officer—I ran after King—I found him down the yard, and brought him up—on our way to the station he took this purse from his right hand coat pocket, and threw it away—I took it up, and found in it four half crowns and one crown piece—this is the purse and the coin—I can swear this is the purse that Brown had in her hand in the Antelope—it is a very remarkable one—there was a quantity of good money found on Brown.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown.</hi> I never had the purse, nor did I give this man a half crown; he knows it to be false; I do not know this man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-203" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-203" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-203" type="surname" value="HUMPHREYS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-203" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE HUMPHREYS</persName> </hi>. I live at No. I, Eaton-terrace, and keep a stationer's shop. On 1st Oct. King came for 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of postage stamps, and gave me a half crown—I kept it in a drawer by itself—about five minutes after he was gone something was said to me by the constable—I looked at the half crown, and found it was bad—I bent it, and put it on the mantelpiece—there was no other half crown but that in the drawer—in a quarter of an hour afterwards Brown came in for a
<hi rend="italic">Times</hi> newspaper—she gave me a half crown—I bent it, and detained it, and kept the paper also—I placed that half crown at the other end of the mantelpiece, where there was no other money—I told Brown it was bad—she demanded it back—I refused to give it her—she said she had just taken it of a person—soon afterwards I gave both the half crowns to the constable—these are them—I marked them both.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-204" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-204" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Royal Mint. These two half crowns that were uttered are both bad—the four half crowns in the purse are all counterfeit—three of them are from one mould, and one is from the same mould as the half crown uttered by King—this crown is bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown's Defence.</hi> I was not aware the half crown was bad; I would have gone back to the shop where I took it, if I had not been taken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BROWN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-27-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 47.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-27-18561124 t18561124-27-punishment-26"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>28.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE BROWN</hi> </persName> and
<persName id="def2-28-18561124" type="defendantName">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN RICARDO</hi> </persName> were indicted for
<rs id="t18561124-28-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-28-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-28-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin: to which</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BROWN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-28-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-28-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-28-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 45.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">RICARDO</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-28-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-28-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-28-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>: Aged 24.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-28-18561124 t18561124-28-punishment-27"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>29.
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<interp inst="def1-29-18561124" type="age" value="41"/>
<interp inst="def1-29-18561124" type="surname" value="FELANT"/>
<interp inst="def1-29-18561124" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN FELANT</hi> </persName> was indicted
<rs id="t18561124-29-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-29-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-29-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-208" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-208" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-208" type="surname" value="THACKER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-208" type="given" value="CAROLINE"/>CAROLINE THACKER</persName> </hi>. I am the niece of Mr. Clifford, who keeps the Montague Arms, Bryanston-square. On the evening of 4th Nov., about a quarter past 7 o'clock, the prisoner came in for 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of port wine and water—he gave me 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I put it into the till, and gave him 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—some time after he called for 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth more wine and water, and gave me a 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I took it into the bar parlour, and put it on the mantelpiece—there was no other 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece there—the prisoner left the house—Mr. Clifford came in just before the prisoner left, and in my presence he took up the 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece and examined it, and said it was bad—I told him who I took it from—he put it in the same place again—he compared it with another—I am quite sure that he put down the same one that he took up—I after
<lb/>wards gave the same 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece to Brown the constable.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Why did you not tell me the florin was bad before you gave me change?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not see it before I gave you the change—I put it on</p>
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<p>the mantelpiece because the till was almost empty—I had not sufficient change in the till to give change for the florin, and I took it into the other room and got the change, and left the florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there any other money on the mantelpiece?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, but no other florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-209" type="given" value="HENRY JOHN"/>HENRY JOHN CLIFFORD</persName> </hi>. I am landlord of the Montague Anns. On 4th Nov. I got a bad florin from an Irishman, who asked for some gin—I gave him the florin back, and said it was bad—that was about five minutes after the prisoner had left—the Irishman then gave me a half sovereign—I went to the mantelpiece to get change—I found on the mantelpiece a florin which was bad—I said, "Why, here is another bad florin"—I left the florin there, and followed the Irishman, and he went out of the door and joined the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-210" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BROWN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 551). On 4th Nov. I went to East-street, about half past 7 o'clock in the evening—I saw the prisoner in Mr. Shel-drake's shop, and took him into custody—I told him it was for passing bad money—he returned out of the shop, and threw something away, which fell towards the railing in East-street—I took him to the station—I searched him, and found a bad 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece in his fob pocket—I got this other 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece from Miss Thacker—these four 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. pieces in this black bag were brought to me by Mr. Sheldrake next morning.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-211" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. pieces—I showed Brown where I found it, and gave the bag and the florins to him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-212" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-212" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL HALL</persName> </hi>. I am the conductor of an omnibus. On the night of 4th Nov. I saw Brown take the prisoner into custody—I saw the prisoner throw something out of his hand, and heard the sound as of money—I thought it went into the area—I did not look.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-213" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These six florins are all counterfeit, and from the same mould.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">The prisoner, in a long defence, stated that he obtained the money he had in change far a sovereign, from an omnibus conductor.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change; she went out of the shop, and I put the crown piece in the till—there was no other crown piece there—I took it out about 10 o'clock the same evening—it was still the only crown piece there—I put it in my cash box, where there was no other crown what-ever—from the time I took it, I did not take any other crown piece—on Monday, 27th, I took that crown out of the cash box, and offered it to a carman in payment; he did not like it, and gave it me back—I gave it to my wife—she went out with it to a neighbour, and came back with it bent, and said it was bad—I kept it by itself till I gave it to the constable; and I</p>
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<p>gave him at the same time a bad half crown which I had received from my wife.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-216" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-216" type="surname" value="WHITE"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-216" type="given" value="CAROLINE"/>CAROLINE WHITE</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of the last witness. On Monday, 27th Oct., I was in the shop—my husband gave me a crown to give to a carman, and the carman gave it back—he had no opportunity of changing it—my husband gave it me—I took it to the next door, and they bent it—it had never been out of my sight—it was a bad one—I took it back and gave it back to my husband—I was in the shop on Thursday, 13th Nov., about 8 o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came and bought a candle and a rush-light—they came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. she gave me a half crown—I tried it with my teeth, and said it was a bad one—I sent for Mr. Robinson and gave it him—he tried it in my presence, with his teeth; he bent it, and gave it me back again—it had not been out of my sight—the prisoner said she did not know it was bad, and that she took it of an omnibus man—she gave me a good half crown—I put the bad one in my pocket, where I had no other money—in a few minutes I gave it to my husband.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, D</hi> 95). On 13th Nov. I received this crown and half crown from Mr. White—I apprehended the prisoner at half past 10 o'clock, loth Nov.—I took her to Mr. White's shop, and they gave her in charge—I found on her a good sixpence, and 4 1/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, and a bad half crown in her hand, which she said an omnibus man gave her—I also found on her a sovereign, and four good half crowns, which she said she got from pawning a watch—I took her to the police court on the 17th, and she said, if I did not say anything against her about the last half crown, she would give me half a sovereign; and as I had a sovereign of hers, I might take it out of that.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I gave a sovereign to an omnibus man, and he gave me change.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-218" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are all bad, and the two half crowns are from the same mould.</p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-30-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 28.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">EMILY PRICE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-220" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JARVIS</persName> </hi>. I am landlord of the Silver Cross, Charing-cross. On 14th Nov., between 5 and 6 o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came in for half a pint of porter, and put down a sixpence—I noticed that it was bad—I took it up and examined it, and told her it was bad—she said she did not know it, but she would give me a good one, which she did; I gave her the bad one back—I spoke to the constable—I saw him take the prisoner into custody.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-221" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LUSH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 198). I was at the bar of the last wit
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. pieces, and two sixpences, all bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-222" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. pieces are all bad, and from one mould; and these three sixpences are all bad, and from one mould.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I hope you will have mercy on me; I am greatly afflicted.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-224" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-224" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CUTHBERTSON</persName> </hi>. I live at No. 22, Sloane-terrace, Chelsea. On 18th Oct., about 7 o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came for a quartern loaf, and some other things, and she paid for two loaves she had had before—she gave me a florin and one shilling; I gave her 10 1/2 two change—I put the florin and the shilling in the till—there was other silver there, but no other florin—when she was gone, I examined the florin, and found it was bad—I marked it and gave it to the constable the same evening—on 22nd Oct., I looked in the copper part of the till, and found a bad shilling, it was the only shilling there—I took it out and put it under the thermometer in the parlour, where there was no other shilling—I marked it and put the date on it—I kept it till 3rd Nov., when I gave it to the officer—on Tuesday, 28th Oct., between 6 and 7 o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came for a quartern loaf; it came to 8 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. I served her, and she gave me a shilling; I gave her change, and she left—the moment she left I found the shilling was bad, I called her back, and said, "Mrs. Matthews, this is a bad shilling, you must give me a good one—she said, "I wonder where I got it from"—she gave me a good shilling, and I let her go—I gave the bad shilling to the officer on the same evening.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a shilling—I gave her change, and put the shilling in the copper part of the till—when my husband came in, I spoke to him, and he took the shilling out—we both examined it, and found it was bad—there was no other shilling amongst the coppers—I knew the prisoner before; she was a neighbour, and had dealt with us—I had trusted her.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, A</hi> 279). I produce this florin which I received from Mr. Cnthbertson on 18th Oct.—on 18th Oct. I received from him this shilling, and this other shilling I received from him on 3rd Nov.—I was in the shop on the 18th, when the prisoner tendered the florin, and it was in consequence of my cautioning Mr. Cuthbertson that he examined it, and I received it then—the shilling which he received on the 22nd he retained, because his wife was in a delicate state of health, and he thought she might not be examined.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> On the Saturday night we had two half sovereigns and one shilling; I took one half sovereign to Mr. Cuthbertson; he gave me a florin, and two half crowns.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-227" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES CUTHBERTSON</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> On the 25th, she tendered a half sovereign for change—nothing happened on that night—she paid for some bread.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-228" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This florin and the two shillings are bad.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<lb/>bour, and went back, and the prisoner was at my door—an officer was going by, and I said to him, "This is a bad crown I took of this man"—I gave it to the officer, and I saw him speak to the prisoner, and in the prisoner's right hand he had another crown piece—the officer said to him, "Here is another bad one"—I did not look at the prisoner's back—he at first seemed as if he had some injury which bent him double, but afterwards he walked quite straight.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-231" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS GOWRAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 208). I was passing the shop, and Mr. Thomas called me, and showed me this crown piece—the prisoner was charged with uttering it—I said to him, "I shall search you," and in drawing his right hand from his pocket, I saw another 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece in it—I took it, and said, "Here is another bad one"—I searched him, and found on him a florin, a shilling, two sixpences, and sixpence in copper, all good—on the way he said, "You have got me, I know, and got me
<hi rend="italic">to rights</hi> this time."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-232" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-232" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18561124-name-232" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad, and from the same mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence.</hi> I have something the matter with my back now, and I had it at that time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18561124-33-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-33-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18561124-33-punishment-31" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-33-punishment-31" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-33-18561124 t18561124-33-punishment-31"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>34.
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<interp inst="def1-34-18561124" type="age" value="21"/>
<interp inst="def1-34-18561124" type="surname" value="WILLIAMS"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JANE WILLIAMS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18561124-34-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-34-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-234" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-234" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-234" type="surname" value="COURT"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-234" type="given" value="HARRIET"/>HARRIET COURT</persName> </hi>. On 4th Nov. I was on a visit to Mrs. King, who keeps a coffee shop at No. 139, Drury lane. The prisoner came about half past 9 o'clock that morning, and had a cup of coffee and two slices of bread and butter—they came to 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a shilling—I put it into my purse, and gave her 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—she went away—I had no other money in my purse—she came again about half past 1 o'clock the same day, I recognised her—she had a cup of tea, which came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a shilling—I had some doubt about it, and I took it to Juliet King—it turned out to be a bad one—I then looked at the shilling which I had taken of the pri
<lb/>soner in the morning—it still remained in my purse, and I had put no other money in—Juliet King found that was bad—we sent for the officer, and the prisoner was taken—the prisoner said she had not been in the shop in the morning—I am sure she is the person—she stood some time talking to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-235" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-235" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-235" type="surname" value="KING"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-235" type="given" value="JULIET"/>JULIET KING</persName> </hi>. My mother keeps the coffee shop, No. 139, Drury-lane. Miss Court gave me a shilling on 4th Nov.; I observed it was bad—she then showed me another shilling, which was also bad—the constable was sent for—I gave the prisoner in charge—I marked the shillings, and gave them to him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-236" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-236" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-236" type="surname" value="KING"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-236" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM KING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, F</hi> 98). I took the prisoner, and received these two shillings—I asked the prisoner her address—she said she had no home.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-237" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-237" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-237" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-237" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was not in the coffee shop in the morning; I only paid one bad shilling; I was not aware it was bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-34-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-34-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-34-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—Aged 21.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18561124-34-punishment-32" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-34-punishment-32" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-34-18561124 t18561124-34-punishment-32"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>35.
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<interp inst="def1-35-18561124" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HANNAH CONDEN</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18561124-35-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-35-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLATT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-239" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-239" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-239" type="surname" value="M'GILL"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-239" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE M'GILL</persName> </hi>. I am barmaid at the White Swan, Snow-hill. On 10th Nov., about 8 o'clock, the prisoner came, and asked for half a quartern of gin—she gave me a shilling—I looked at it, and it was bad—I called Mr. Greaves,</p>
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<p>and gave it to him—I had seen the prisoner at our place twice in the week before, on each occasion she had uttered a shilling—they were both bad, and I broke them up.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I had never been in the public house before.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I am sure you had.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-240" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-240" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-240" type="surname" value="GREAVES"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-240" type="given" value="RICHARD ALFRED"/>RICHARD ALFRED GREAVES</persName> </hi>. I keep the White Swan. On the evening of 10th Nov. I went into my bar, and received a bad shilling from the last witness broken—I kept it in my hand till the policeman came, and I gave it to him—the last witness had shown me bad money before repeatedly.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-241" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-241" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-241" type="surname" value="ANDREWS"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-241" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY ANDREWS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 289). I took the prisoner, and received this bad shilling from Mr. Greaves—the prisoner gave an address—I found she had lived there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-242" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-242" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-242" type="surname" value="MARSHALL"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-242" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN MARSHALL</persName> </hi>. I searched the prisoner at the station—I found a penny in her pocket, and she was eating some nuts, and I found a bad six-pence, which she was putting into her mouth between two nuts—I stopped it, and said, "What have you got here?"—she said, "It is only a sixpence."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18561124-name-243" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18561124-name-243" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-243" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-name-243" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18561124-35-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-35-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-35-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 33.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18561124-35-punishment-33" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18561124-35-punishment-33" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18561124-35-punishment-33" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-35-18561124 t18561124-35-punishment-33"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, November</hi> 26
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1856.</p>
<p>
<hi rend