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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CARDEN, MAYOR. ELEVENTH 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—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Monday, September</hi> 20
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1858.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SALOMONS</hi>; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; Mr. Ald
<hi rend="smallCaps">WIRE</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">PHILLIPS</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>833.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS JONES</hi> (24)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-833-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing 30 yards of baize and other goods, value 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-833-offence-1 t18580920-name-2"/>Jacob Tweedale</persName> and others.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-3" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HUBBLE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 94). On the afternoon of 10th September, about 4 o'clock, I was in Fore-street, and saw the prisoner carrying this bale of goods on his shoulder—I asked what he had got carrying there—he said he hardly knew—I asked where he was going to take it—he hesitated for a moment, and said, "To Blackfriars-bridge:"—I said, "Where have you brought it from?"—he said, "I brought it out of Wood-street;"—I said, "Where in Wood-street?"—he said, "I do not know, some man gave it me there to carry"—I was not satisfied with his account and took him to the station, and found the bale contained this property—it is directed to Tweedale and Sons, Wood-street—I found these four memorandum books on the prisoner.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he not tell you that he was going to take it to 15, Surrey-street, Blackfriars-bridge?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; he asked if I would go with him and he would show me where he was going to take it—I asked him where it was, but he did not know. I know Messrs. Tweedale's yard, it is an open yard in the day time—this was about 4 o'clock—he was walking by himself—he made no attempt to get away.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you say at any time, that you could not go with him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I said, "Cannot you tell me where it is you are going to take it to?"—he said, "No, I do not know exactly."</p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-4" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LEONARD</persName> </hi>. I am porter to Jacob Tweedale and others, 56, Wood-street, flannel manufacturers. This truss produced by the officer, belongs to them, it was brought to our premises about half-past 2 o'clock, or from that to 3, on 10th September, by the South Eastern Railway Van—it was placed just inside the doors up the gateway—I saw it there about 3 o'clock, or a quarter past—I did not see the prisoner there at all—the goods are worth 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Do you not know that the prisoner gets his living by carrying things from the steam-boats?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I know nothing of him whatever—I have men under me, but there was no one there at the time the bale was taken away—I had just gone next door, which is an empty house—the bale could not be seen from the Street, because I put it behind the door; any one coming up the yard, would have to walk right in before they could see it—people coming to make inquiries, would go to the front entrance, and not come up the yard; sometimes they may come that way; there is only one porter employed there besides myself.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The yard is by the side of the front entrance, is it not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> yes.</p>
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<p>834.
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in money, of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-7" type="given" value="THOMAS PATRICK"/>THOMAS PATRICK CLOHISEY</persName> </hi>. I am a traveller, and live at 7, Worship-street, Finsbury. About half-past eleven o'clock on 2d September, I was in Bishopsgate-street, and saw the prisoner there—I was returning home; I called at a public-house at the corner of Acorn-street to have a glass of ale—whilst there I noticed the prisoner standing in front of the bar, and another woman near to her; they went out, and when I had finished my ale I walked outside, and the prisoner and the other woman were standing outside—they asked me if I would treat them; I said "No," as I was going home—the other woman pushed me, and immediately she did so the prisoner put her hand in my pocket—I felt her hand come out of my pocket, and immediately seized hold of her, and found the purse in her hand; I called out "Police"—I had seen one on the other side; he crossed over; previous to his coming over, about 7 or 8 persons surrounded me; the prisoner caught hold of my whiskers, I gave her in charge—I had some loose silver in my pocket, perhaps to the amount of 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 20
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the purse contained 2 half-crowns and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. which was my own, the other belonged to my employers—I took the purse from her hand, and gave it to the officer—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is the purse.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it not from the other woman's hand you took it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, from this woman's—it was not the other woman that put her hand in my pocket; the prisoner was in the act of handing it to the other woman, when I caught hold of her hand—I said so before the Lord Mayor. I am a commercial traveller, I travel in London and suburbs, about 8 or 10 miles out of London—I travel for James Bates, of Norton Folgate, tobacco and cigar manufacturer—I have been travelling for him for some time; I had been so that day—I went into the public-house to have a glass of ale—there was no one else there, in the apartment I went into—I first saw the two women standing in front of the bar—there</p>
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<p>was not one word between us in front of the bar—I will swear that I said nothing whatever to them—immediately I went outside the door, they were standing outside the door, and they asked me if I would treat them; I said "No," I wanted to go home; that was the first time that any conversation took place between us—I had not taken my purse out while I was inside the house—I had some loose silver in my pocket, and there was no occasion to take my purse out—I sometimes mix my own money and my employer's money together; I very often have to give change—it was my own money in the purse; that in my pocket was perhaps some my own, and some my employer's—I generally do carry my own money in my purse, but I have to give change perhaps 20 times a day, and if I have not change of my employer's, I take it out of my purse—I dare say plenty around us saw the purse in this woman's hand—I don't know whether any of them are here; when the policeman came they all ran away—I heard her say at the station-house that she never had my purse—I think the first time I heard her deny it, was at the station-house; I am not quite sure; perhaps she might have told the policeman, I did not hear any
<lb/>thing about that—I will swear that she did not say so the moment t the policeman came up, in my hearing—there were perhaps 6 or 7 people got round me immediately—I don't know what became of the other woman; she went away, I suppose, when she saw the policeman, as the others did—I had been in about 3 public-houses from about 6 o'clock, and had a glass of ale in each of them—I will swear I had not been in more than three—I cannot swear how many I bad been into in the day, because my customers are in public-houses, and I have a number of public-houses to go into; but I have no occasion to drink in all; sometimes I go to as many as 30 public-houses a day—I will swear I had not been in 30 public-houses that day—I might have been in ten—I don't believe I was in fifteen—I can't say how many I had been drinking in—perhaps I might have had something else besides ale that day; I cannot distinctly say; all I know is, I was quite sober at the time the purse was taken—there were 2 half-crowns in the purse—I put them in some time during the day or evening, and left the other loose in my pocket—some of it was my employer's, I cannot under
<lb/>take to swear it was all my employer's—I always keep my own money in my purse, unless I require it for change—I did not see the prisoner searched; I believe she handed the policeman the money immediately she went inside, from what I have heard—the other woman must have gone away, or I should have charged her.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you quite certain this is the woman that had your purse?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Quite; I held her hand till the policeman came up, and never let her go.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had she the purse in her hand from the time you took hold of her hand?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-8" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SHEPHERD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi>, 623). On 2nd September about half-past 11, I was in Bishopsgate-street—I saw a crowd collected—I went up and saw the prisoner and prosecutor struggling together; she had got the prosecutor by the whiskers holding him, and he had got her by the arm; I asked what was the matter, he said she had robbed him—I asked him how, in what way; he said she took it out of his pocket, and he seized the purse in her hand, and he took the purse from her hand—he had the purse in his hand when I came up, which he had taken from her—he handed the purse to me—she said that she had not taken the purse—I took her into custody—she had nothing in her hand—she put her hand in his pocket</p>
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<p>and took out 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., which she said was her own money—she gave a false address—she gave her name Elizabeth Smith, 40 Duke-street, Spitalfields—I went there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long have you been in the police?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Four years and a-half—I did not know that I had no right to say that she had given a false address—she said whilst close to the prosecutor that she had not taken his purse—I don't know whether he heard her—that was not at the same time she put her hand in his pocket, saying what money she had—that was at the station—he said he had put some money in the purse, what, he did not know, but he felt certain some money had been extracted from the purse—he said that she had seen him put about 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. worth of silver into the purse, and at the station she pulled the money out—she said she had not taken the purse, several times—she said so on being given into custody, and going to the station, and at the station—the prosecutor was close to me—the other person had gone away—when I came up the purse was in the prosecutor's hand—there were two half-crowns and a penny; there is now 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in the other side of it—that is the money she took out of her pocket.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What state was the prosecutor in?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He might have been drinking—he was sober—he knew what he was doing—I could see that he had been slightly drinking.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I did not have his watch at all; he caught hold of me opposite the Custom House.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No, it was a very few yards from where I picked up the watch.</p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-12" type="given" value="ANTHONY WILSON"/>ANTHONY WILSON MONGER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi> 564). On Saturday last I saw the prisoner running down St. Mary-at-Hill, followed by the last witness—I saw him just before he got to the bottom of the hill—I did not see him pick up the watch—I saw the prosecutor catch him and deliver him up to me—I asked the prisoner his address at the station, and he said it was 14, Devonshire-street, Commercial-road—he afterwards told me it was no use going there, for I should hear nothing of him, for he had been out in the country—I was coming out of Billingsgate Market and saw him jump from the kerb into the road, and the gentleman caught hold of him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I am not guilty of the charge against me.</p>
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<p>836.
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-836-18580920 t18580920-836-punishment-4"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN BROWN</hi> (23)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-837-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="animalTheft"/>, Stealing a horse, value 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-837-offence-1 t18580920-name-16"/>George Jones</persName>;
<hi rend="italic">also</hi> a horse and cart, value 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., of
<persName id="t18580920-name-17" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-17" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-17" type="surname" value="ATKINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-17" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-837-offence-1 t18580920-name-17"/>Thomas Atkinson</persName>, to both which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-837-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-837-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-837-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-837-18580920 t18580920-837-punishment-5"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>838.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">RICHARD VINT</hi> (25)</persName>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and 200
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., of
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-19" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-838-offence-1 t18580920-name-19"/>Stephen Bridge</persName>, his master;
<hi rend="italic">also</hi> embezzling other monies which he had received on account of his said master, to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-838-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-838-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-838-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18580920-838-punishment-6" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-838-punishment-6" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-838-punishment-6" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-838-18580920 t18580920-838-punishment-6"/>Four Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">for the Prosecution, stated that the prisoner's defalcation amounted to nearly</hi> 700
<hi rend="italic">l</hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, September</hi> 20
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1858.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SALOMONS</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WIRE</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>839.
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<interp inst="def1-839-18580920" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-839-18580920" type="age" value="35"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM HUGHES</hi> (35)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-839-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-839-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Stealing 1 purse, value 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 39
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in money, of
<persName id="t18580920-name-21" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-21" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-839-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-839-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-839-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.**—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-839-punishment-7" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-839-punishment-7" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-839-18580920 t18580920-839-punishment-7"/>Six Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>840.
<persName id="def1-840-18580920" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-840-18580920" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-840-18580920" type="age" value="16"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY WILLIAM SPRINGATE</hi> (16)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-840-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/>, Embezzling 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of
<persName id="t18580920-name-23" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-23" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-23" type="surname" value="CHADWICK"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-23" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-840-offence-1 t18580920-name-23"/>Thomas Chadwick</persName>, and another his master; to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-840-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-840-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-840-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-840-18580920 t18580920-840-punishment-8"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>841.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSEPH MILLS</hi> (38)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-841-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-841-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/>, Embezzling 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-25" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-25" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-841-offence-1 t18580920-name-25"/>William Peterkin</persName>, his master; to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-841-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-841-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-841-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18580920-841-punishment-9" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-841-punishment-9" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-841-18580920 t18580920-841-punishment-9"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>842.
<persName id="def1-842-18580920" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-842-18580920" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-842-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., of
<persName id="t18580920-name-27" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-27" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-27" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-842-offence-1 t18580920-name-27"/>Robert Smith</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-28" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-28" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-28" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-28" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT SMITH</persName> </hi>. I reside in Back Church-lane, Whitechapel. On 11th August, I went into Petticoat-lane to sell a bag of clothes—I was not able to sell them—I then went into a public-house in Houndsditch to get some
<lb/>thing—I had not seen the prisoner then, but he came in with two others—they talked about knocking up a game of skittles; and they said to me, "Coun
<lb/>tryman, you may as well go and see it fair"—they took me to another public-house—I went into the skittle-ground attached to it, with my bag of clothes with me—there were one or two games played—I am not able to say how much I drank, but it was not much—we had three pints, perhaps I might have had a pint—I afterwards felt quite stupid, I don't know that it was the drink made me so—I missed my clothes, and inquired about them—I could not find them—I walked away to go home, and the prisoner came behind me, put his arm round me, and took from my waistcoat pocket a silver watch—I had a coat on then, not a smock—my watch had a metal guard, which went round my neck—he broke the chain when he took the watch—I did not see him again till he was in custody—the value of the clothes was about 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and the watch 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I am confident the prisoner was one of the persons, and he was the one who took my watch—I never saw him again till about a fortnight afterwards—I then saw him in Bishopsgate Station—he was alone—the officer was with him—I am sure he is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you not say that you had had part of two quarterns</p>
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<p>of gin before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes I had—I don't know the sign of the public-house—I know the house perfectly well—I was not in the house 10 minutes before you came—When I left that house I went to some house in Bishops
<lb/>gate-street—We had nothing till after we played at skittles—I might be there 2 hours, I do not know rightly—we had played 2 games before I lost my bundle—when I lost it I did not make any complaint—I did not say I was not in my senses when I lost my watch, I said I was stupid—I gave information about this robbery the next morning—I said before the Lord Mayor that the man that took my watch had a brown coat.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When he took your watch, was he before you or behind you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Behind me—I turned round and looked after him, but he ran away—I am confident he is the man—I might be 2 hours and a half in his company.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-29" type="witnessName">
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<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi>). From information I received, I went in search of the prisoner—the prosecutor described him to me on the day after the robbery; and I found the prisoner on 25th August—I had been looking for him during that fortnight—When he saw me, he turned round and ran away into the Catharine-wheel public house—I followed him, and took him. I told him the charge, and he said "Not me"—I found on him some thimbles and some peas.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Could I not have run another way and got out into the street?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, you could—I said I wanted you for robbing a gentleman, and you said "It was not me."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> He says the man had a brown coat on—I never wore any but this black one, that I have on now—I never saw the witness till he came and said I robbed him—I know no public house in Houndsditch. I am innocent.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Jury, to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT SMITH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What time was this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Between 4 and 5 o'clock in the afternoon—I was robbed in the passage perhaps about 20 yards from the public house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-842-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-842-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-842-punishment-10" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-842-18580920 t18580920-842-punishment-10"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>843.
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<interp inst="def1-843-18580920" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-843-18580920" type="age" value="30"/>
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<interp inst="def1-843-18580920" type="given" value="HENRY"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY ADAMS</hi> (30)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-843-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-843-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing 2 coats, value 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-31" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-31" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-843-offence-1 t18580920-name-31"/>Joseph Baxendale</persName> and others; to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-843-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-843-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-843-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-843-punishment-11" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-843-punishment-11" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-843-18580920 t18580920-843-punishment-11"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>844.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">EDWARD WILLIAMS</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-844-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for forging a request for the delivery of goods; to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-844-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-844-18580920 t18580920-844-punishment-12"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>845.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES ARMSTRONG</hi> (18)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-845-offence-1 t18580920-name-34"/>Stephen James Thwaite</persName>, and stealing 56lbs. of paper, value 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. his property; to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-845-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-845-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-845-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-845-punishment-13" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-845-18580920 t18580920-845-punishment-13"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>846.
<persName id="def1-846-18580920" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-846-18580920" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-846-18580920" type="age" value="46"/>
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<interp inst="def1-846-18580920" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN CURLE</hi> (46)</persName>, was indicted
<rs id="t18580920-846-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-846-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-846-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="bigamy"/> for bigamy.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-36" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-36" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-36" type="surname" value="BURCHELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-36" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BURCHELL</persName> </hi>. I live at Paddington—I know the prisoner—I was present in 1846, when he was married to Sarah Wheeler—I left them at the Church door—I saw her 2 or 3 times afterwards—I saw her on the Sunday afterwards, with a soldier—I saw her last Thursday fortnight at Wandsworth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you tell her to come home to me?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, when I saw her with a soldier on the Sunday afterwards, I said "You had better go home to John"—I have seen her in the Birdcage walk, and other places.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-37" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-37" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-37" type="surname" value="BURCHELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-37" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY BURCHELL</persName> </hi>. I am the aunt of Sarah Curle's father, she was married to the prisoner—I lent her my ring to be married in—I saw her afterwards—she said she did not like the man, and she would not live with him—she gave me back the ring—I have not seen her since, till I saw her at Wands
<lb/>worth—the prisoner was at that time in the Coldstream Guards.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-38" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-38" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-38" type="surname" value="SPARKS"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-38" type="given" value="SUSAN GRACE"/>SUSAN GRACE SPARKS</persName> </hi>. I live at Wandsworth—I married the prisoner on 12th July, 1847, at St. John's Church, Paddington—he did not tell me he had been married before—I did not know that till a few weeks ago—I went before the magistrate very shortly afterwards—I had some property when I was married, and that was settled upon me after the marriage by the prisoner—I lived with him from the time we were married, till this was found out.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-39" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-39" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-39" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-39" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, V</hi>. 51). I took the prisoner, and I produce the 2 certificates of marriages, the one from Paddington Church, the other from St. John's, Notting-Hill—I told the prisoner I took him for marrying his former wife—he said he was married to Sarah Wheeler 12 years ago, and 3 weeks after he saw her in bed with another sweetheart, and he never saw her afterwards till she was in custody—Sarah Wheeler became charge
<lb/>able to the parish.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-846-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-846-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-846-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-846-punishment-14" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-846-18580920 t18580920-846-punishment-14"/>Confined One Day</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>847.
<persName id="def1-847-18580920" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-847-18580920" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-847-18580920" type="surname" value="CURLE"/>
<interp inst="def1-847-18580920" type="given" value="SARAH"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SARAH CURLE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-847-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-847-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="bigamy"/> for bigamy.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-41" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-41" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-41" type="surname" value="BURCHELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-41" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY BURCHELL</persName> </hi>. I know the prisoner—she was married to John Curle about 12 years ago—I know it was in cold weather—I was present; it was at St. Mary's, Paddington—she never lived with him at all after the mar
<lb/>riage—she said she did not like him, and would not live with him—she said she only did it to blind her father and mother, and she would not live with him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-42" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-42" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-42" type="given" value="CHARLES THOMAS"/>CHARLES THOMAS FARMER</persName> </hi>. I live in Tothill-street—I was married to the prisoner in 1854 in the name of Sarah Wheeler, at St. Mary's Church, Lambeth—I did not know that she was a married woman—she lived with me ever since till May last—she represented herself as a single woman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-43" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-43" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-43" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-43" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, V</hi> 51). I took the prisoner on 31st August—I produce a certificate of the marriage at Lambeth Church.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> My lord, I beg most respectfully to lay before you a short and correct statement of the occurrence with which I am charged, which I find was not quite correctly brought before the police-court. It was there said that I abandoned my husband at the church-door, imme
<lb/>diately after the marriage; whereas we both, with our friends, went to Mrs. Burchell's, where we lunched, and spent the rest of the day at the British Museum. We then returned to Mrs. Burchell's, where he remained till 11 o'clock at night, when he left and went home to the barracks. I remained at Mrs. Burchell's till she found a situation for me at No. 16, Upper Baker-street, Regent's-park, where I lived some months, my husband coming occasionally to see me on a Sunday evening, unknown to my master, until being seen one Sunday, I was questioned about him, and on their inquiring about him at Mrs. Burchell's, she told them he was my husband, and I received notice to leave, when my husband took me to some friends of his at Westminster, where he left me, and did not come near me until I met him in the Edgeware-road, when he beat me in Mrs. Burchell's presence, and sent me home to my mother's in the country. There I remained some time without trying to have further communication with my husband. I heard by chance that he had his discharge, and some months after that he was dead. Eight years after this, having heard nothing whatever of my hus
<lb/>band,</p>
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<p>I married Charles Thomas Farmer, with whom I have lived 4 years. I had some disagreement with him, on which account we parted, and I, in a moment of insanity, I suppose, attempted to drown myself; but being rescued and taken to the workhouse, and asked to give an account of my
<lb/>self, I, of course, thinking my first husband was dead, mentioned my first marriage as well as my second, which led to inquiry, and it was discovered that I had been misinformed, and that my first husband was still living.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MARY BURCHELL</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you continue to know the prisoner up to 1854?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I never saw her after about 3 weeks after she was married—I do not know whether she saw her husband—I never saw her till I saw her at Wandsworth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES THOMAS FARMER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you know John Curle at all?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I never heard of him; when I first knew the prisoner she was living at Westminster.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SUSAN GRACE SPARKS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you ever see the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Never till at the police-court—I bought my husband out of the army a few months after our marriage—when I married him he was stationed at Wellington Barracks—we went and lived at Deptford; then we went to live at Paddington; and we went into Dorsetshire.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>848.
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<interp inst="def1-848-18580920" type="given" value="MARY"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY BRADLEY</hi> (50)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-848-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-848-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/> for feloniously stabbing
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-45" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-45" type="surname" value="HAYNES"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-45" type="given" value="RACHEL"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-848-offence-1 t18580920-name-45"/>Rachel Haynes</persName> on the left arm, with intent to do her grievous bodily harm.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-46" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-46" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-46" type="surname" value="HAYNES"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-46" type="given" value="RACHEL"/>RACHEL HAYNES</persName> </hi>. I live at Hillingdon—on Tuesday night, 17th August, I was at a beer shop called the Cricketer's Arms—Mrs. Bradley was at the bar when I went in—Henry Bradley came in afterwards—their daughter Louisa Bradley was there—they were having ale there; Mrs. Bradley said to me, "Will you stand a pint?" I said, "I have no money;" she said that I was
<hi rend="italic">scaley</hi>—I asked Mrs. Bray to lend me 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. to pay for a pint; she gave me 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I called for a pint of ale and gave the 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and paid for it—Mrs. Bradley poured it in the glasses—they drank it—she said I must stand another pint—I said I had no more money—I went in the tap-room and Mrs. Bradley came and sat down by my side—Mr. Bradley came in and sat down, and he fetched Louisa Bradley out, and he hit his daughter, and Mrs. Bradley said, "I will give you one!" and she hit her, and then they all came round, and I pulled Henry Bradley off of Martha Bray—and then Mrs. Bradley stabbed me in the arm—I saw something shining in her hand; she stabbed me nine times—there was blood came from my arm, and my arm dropped by my side—a man pulled me away, and I saw a policeman behind me—Mrs. Bradley gave Mr. Bradley something in his hand.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LANGFORD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there a great row?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I was cut in my arm—I felt rather hurt—I did not say or do anything to Mrs. Bradley—Mrs. Bray said nothing—I was good friends with the prisoner—she is the mother of a family—I never was bad friends with her.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-47" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-47" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-47" type="surname" value="BRAY"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-47" type="given" value="MARTHA"/>MARTHA BRAY</persName> </hi>. I was in the Cricketer's beer-shop about 9 o'clock on Tuesday, 17th August; the last witness was there, and the prisoner and several others—I saw Mrs. Bradley hit her daughter several times—I said, "Mrs. Bradley, don't hit her like that;" she turned round and said, "You b—r, I will hit you," and she struck me on the side of my eye—she held her hand up to hit me again—I put my hand up to ward off the blow, and we had a scuffle, and my son called me away and said, "Come out, mother,</p>
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<p>they have got a knife"—I did not see the knife—I saw Haynes' arm bleeding—it was stabbed in 8 or 9 places; I helped to bind it up—I never saw the knife—I did not see the blows struck—I saw Henry Bradley go out and come in again—during this stabbing he was close to his wife.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did Mrs. Bradley begin to hit her daughter, and did you interfere?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, there was a struggle between me and Mrs. Bradley—that is all I know—Mrs. Bradley was not tipsy that I know of—I did not have any ale—there were several persons, both men and women, in the tap-room—I have known Mrs. Bradley for years—we never quarrelled—I did not see the blows struck.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-48" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-48" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-48" type="surname" value="KEATON"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-48" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH KEATON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, T</hi> 207). On Tuesday night, 17th August, at 25 minutes to 11 o'clock I heard a row in this beer-shop—I went in and saw Rachel Haynes bleeding from the arm—I saw Bradley and his wife sitting in the corner of the tap-room—Haynes showed me her arm—she was bleeding from it—there was blood on the tap-room floor—I know Mrs. Williams, the landlady—she called me in and handed me this knife; it was wet with blood—I saw wounds on Haynes' arms, and a cut between the fingers.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How was the room lighted?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> There was one tallow candle—I did not see whether the Bradleys were cut at all—I saw the husband was bleeding at the nose—he had been fighting or something.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-49" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-49" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-49" type="surname" value="STILWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-49" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES STILWELL</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon—Rachel Haynes was brought to my surgery on the following morning—I found several punctured wounds on her arm—they were not bleeding at that time—they might have been in
<lb/>flicted with this knife.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were they very superficial?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They were so super
<lb/>ficial that I did not think it necessary to put any dressing to them.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of unlawfully wounding</hi> </rs>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-848-18580920 t18580920-848-punishment-15"/>Confined One Month</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, September</hi> 21
<hi rend="italic">st</hi>, 1858.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MECHI</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">PHILLIPS</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<p>849.
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<interp inst="t18580920-849-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Stealing 1 watch, value 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., of
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-51" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-849-offence-1 t18580920-name-51"/>Frederick Randall</persName> from his person.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-52" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-52" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-52" type="surname" value="RANDALL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-52" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK RANDALL</persName> </hi>. I am a merchant's clerk, and live in Botolph-lane—on 11th Sept., about 3 in the afternoon, I was in Thames-street—there was a great crowd, and I was trying to make my way through, but the prisoner, who was in front of me, obstructed me—I stepped back a pace or two, he did the same, and I immediately missed my watch, which had been on a chain round my neck—I found the chain hanging down—I walked across the street after the prisoner about four yards, laid hold of him by the collar, and charged him with stealing my watch—he said "Your watch," and immediately got up a scuffle, tried to get back into the crowd, and dragged me with him—when he got me on the pavement he suddenly stopped—I heard something fall, and saw my watch on the pavement—I seized it—the ring was then broken—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is it; it is worth 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I am sure the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PHILIPPS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there a great deal of pushing?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, the people were all still; they were looking at a horse which was</p>
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<p>down—I did not state at the station, that I had some doubt of the prisoner being the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you say at the station, that it was not me that took your watch, but another man?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I coupled you with another man—I have no doubt of your being the man who had the watch, but do not know who took it—there was another man by your side when I stepped back—I do not know what became of him—there were a few persons near when the watch fell, but I have not the least doubt it fell from you.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-53" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-53" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-53" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS MARSHALL</persName> </hi>. I am a constable of the Custom House—on Saturday afternoon, 11th September, I saw a crowd at the bottom of Botolph-lane, and saw Randall and the prisoner struggling on the pave
<lb/>ment—I took the prisoner, and Randall charged him—I gave him to a policeman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-54" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-54" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-54" type="given" value="ANTHONY WILSON"/>ANTHONY WILSON MONGER</persName> </hi> (
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7 3/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and 8 duplicates—he refused to give his address at the station; he said at the Mansion House that he lived at a coffee-shop opposite Shoreditch Church.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-849-18580920 t18580920-849-punishment-16"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>850.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY JONES</hi> (18)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-850-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in money, and 3 postage-stamps, value 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., of
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-56" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-57" type="surname" value="DOBSON"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-850-offence-1 t18580920-name-57"/>Mary Ann Dobson</persName>; to which he</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-850-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-850-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
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<p>851.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CATHARINE MORRIS</hi> (17)</persName> and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELLEN ROACH</hi> (20)</persName>
<rs id="t18580920-851-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-851-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-851-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Steal
<lb/>ing 1 purse and 39
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in money, of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-851-offence-1 t18580920-name-60"/>Thomas Ragsdale</persName>, from the person of
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-61" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-61" type="surname" value="RAGSDALE"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18580920-851-offence-1 t18580920-name-61"/> Selina Rose Ragsdale</persName>; to which</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MORRIS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-851-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-851-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-851-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.†</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ROACH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-851-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-851-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-851-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18580920-851-punishment-18" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-851-punishment-18" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-851-18580920 t18580920-851-punishment-18"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-851-18580920 t18580920-851-punishment-18"/>Confined Six Months each</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>852.
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<interp inst="def1-852-18580920" type="age" value="20"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN JONES</hi> (20)</persName>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-64" type="witnessName">
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<lb/>men, and pointed him out.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Had you been drinking?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> We had had a pot of stout between four of us—I was locked up for being drunk, but the doctor gave me an emetic, which brought me to, and I was quite right before the hand
<lb/>kerchief was put over my face.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-65" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-65" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL WINKLES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>). I was on duty, and saw a female run
<lb/>ning after the prisoner, who was running—I ran after him, and he was stopped in Mary-street—he ran away again into Charles-street, Hampstead-road—he was there stopped, and I heard others say, "Mix up with us,
<hi rend="italic">Jack</hi>; change your coat"—he said, "No; there is no
<hi rend="italic">copper</hi> here;" that means a policeman—I was in plain clothes—I said, "Yes, there is;" and took him, and brought him back, and the female said that she saw him go up with two others against the fence and do something—she is too near her confinement to be here.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-66" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL HUTCHINGS</persName> </hi>. I live at 21, Hurley-street—I was in the neigh
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was talking to my mother, and heard a cry of "Stop thief"—I saw a man taken in custody—he ran away, and then I was taken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">
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<p>853.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">EDWARD KEMP</hi> (40)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-853-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing 1 cheese, value 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of
<persName id="t18580920-name-68" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-68" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-853-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-853-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-853-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<p>854.
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<interp inst="t18580920-854-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in money, of
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-854-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-854-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
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<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-854-18580920 t18580920-854-punishment-21"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>855.
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<persName id="def2-855-18580920" type="defendantName">
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<rs id="t18580920-855-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-855-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-74" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SHERRINGHAM</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to James Butcher, of 81, Long-lane—on 2d September the prisoners came into the shop about 4 o'clock—Leather asked me to show them some shawls out of the window—I showed them some—they said they did not suit, and asked to see some more—I told them that I had no more of the same quality—Roe then pointed to a parcel behind the counter, and said, "Let us look at those," and she went round the counter—I said I would show them the shawls—she said she thought she would save me the trouble—I then showed them the shawls, and I counted 7 in the parcel—Roe then asked me to show her another shawl out of the window—I went to the window for that purpose—before doing so I placed the 7 shawls on the counter, near the edge where the customers stand—when I brought the shawl from the window, Roe said, "Will you hold one corner while I see the size"—she laid hold of one corner and I held the other—I was near the window, and she at the other end—the shawl almost hid those that were on the counter—while I was holding it I saw the shawls on the counter move—Roe then said that the shawls would not suit, that the colours were too gay, and her mistress would not like them—she said that she had been told that Mr. Butcher kept such a nice assortment of shawls, and they were recommended there—I told them they were not such a good assortment as we generally had got, because we were taking stock—she asked if we would send some up to
<lb/>morrow at the Victoria Hotel, opposite the post-office—I said I would speak to Mr. Butcher about it, and if I did it would be about 4 o'clock—she said I should see a lot of servants there, but I was to go down stairs and ask for Ann—they then left the shop together—as soon as they were gone I counted the shawls that were on the counter, and missed one—I directly went after the prisoners—I secured Roe; another witness took Leather—a person named Shreeve gave me this shawl—the witness Morgan had given it to him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long were the prisoners in the shop altogether?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should think about 10 minutes—no one was serving but myself—there was no one in the shop but the prisoners and me—my master was out of town—no one had been in the shop since 10 o'clock that morning—this occurred about 4 in the afternoon—I counted the</p>
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<p>shawls when I took them from the parcel—they were tied up in paper—I took them out one by one, and counted them in that way—it was Roe that held the shawl while I measured it—I was on one side of the counter, and they on the other—Leather was behind the shawl as I held it up, so that I could not see her—she was sitting on the other side of Roe—I got the shawl back in about 5 minutes—I received it from Shreeve in Cloth-fair—I found Roe in one of the courts near, I think it is called Back-court, and I chased her till we got to Cloth-fair—when I first saw them, they had only got a few yards from the shop—I did not see the shawl dropped.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say you chased her, did she run?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; when I came up to them, they both ran.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you see them come out of the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it might be a minute or two afterwards that I followed them—they were still in sight—the last witness cried "Stop thief—I did not see Roe taken—I followed Leather—she came towards Aldersgate-street.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-76" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM MORGAN</persName> </hi>. I saw the prisoners on this day, and in Back-court I saw Roe drop this shawl—she was running away from Sherringham, and he was after her calling "Stop thief"—she dropped it apparently from her side—a person named Towzer picked it up, and hung it on a door—I took it off the door and gave it to a little boy named Shreeve—this is the shawl (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was there anybody near Roe at the time it was dropped?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, only me and Mrs. Towzer—she is not here, she lives in Cloth-fair—I am sure there was no one else about at the time.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-77" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SHERRINGHAM</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). This is the shawl—I can swear to it—I don't see our mark on it—I know it by the pattern—they were all of different patterns, we get our shawls from Morrison's & Co. Fore-street—that is a very large establishment—we do not have them made for ourselves.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-78" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 258). I took the prisoners into custody—the charge was stated to them by Sherringham in my presence—they said they knew nothing at all about it, and at the station they said they did not know each other—they refused to give their addresses.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-855-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Leather was further charged with having been before convicted</hi>.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-79" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-79" type="surname" value="LEWIS"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-79" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN LEWIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 262). I produce a certificate—(
<hi rend="italic">Read: "Central Criminal Court, Feb</hi>. 1857.
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LEATHER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROE</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-855-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.†—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-855-punishment-23" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-856-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, September</hi> 21
<hi rend="italic">st</hi>, 1858.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN MUSGROVE</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY MUGGERIDGE</hi>, Knt., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MECHI</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
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<rs id="t18580920-857-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-857-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-857-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<interp inst="t18580920-858-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi> </rs>.—
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<p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-861-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<persName id="def2-862-18580920" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-862-18580920" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-862-18580920" type="age" value="25"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES COOPER</hi> (25)</persName>, were indicted for
<rs id="t18580920-862-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-862-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-862-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin, to which</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-862-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-862-punishment-30" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-862-18580920 t18580920-862-punishment-30"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">offered no evidence against</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PAYNE</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-862-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-862-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noEvidence"/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS FERRYMAN</hi> (42)</persName>, and
<persName id="def2-863-18580920" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-863-18580920" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def2-863-18580920" type="surname" value="FERRYMAN"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HANNAH FERRYMAN</hi> </persName> were indicted for
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<interp inst="t18580920-863-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-93" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-93" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-93" type="surname" value="BRANNAN"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-93" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANNAN</persName> </hi>. I was an inspector of the G division of police. On Friday, 3d September, I went with four other officers to 2, Crown-place, Crown-street, Soho, between 7 and 8 o'clock in the morning—I found the street-door open and I went up to the two-pair—Bryan and James Brannan were with me—I had left the other two officers outside—I forced the door open and the first thing I saw was three or four children in bed in the first room—another room led out of that where I saw the two prisoners in bed—I said, "Well Mr. Ferryman, I have come to pay you a visit;" he jumped out of bed, and I said, "I have come to take you in custody;" he said, "For what?" I said, "For having coining implements;" he said, "You wont find much; you may find enough to give me a stretch, but not much else"—I called up Elliott and Cook—Bryant and Bran Dan then took the two prisoners—I proceeded to the mantel-shelf, and under an image I found 6 counterfeit sixpences of the date of 1846, they were wrapped separately in paper—I found on the top of that image which was broken, another little packet, containing 4 counterfeit groats of the date of 1844, wrapped separately—I went to a shelf in the room, and in a little box I found a galvanic battery plate with the wire attached, which had evidently been dipped in solution—this jar was full of acid—in a tea-cup close by, I found a 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. piece partly dissolved, and a cup containing a little fluid—I preserved a portion of the acid—in the box I found 2 files with white metal in their teeth—they apparently had been recently used—I found a canister con
<lb/>taining plaster-of-paris in powder, this bottle which contains acid, and there were several other bottles—I noticed that the copper-wire had been</p>
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<p>dipped—I could tell that the cup had been recently used—there was a little solution in it. I returned to the mantel-shelf and took up this book—Thomas Ferryman said, "Don't take that Mr. Brannan, that is our rent book"—I went to the cupboard and found some sand and several articles all necessary for coining—I found this pad which is for holding the mould when it is so hot that they can't hold it with their hands—these are articles used in manufacturing counterfeit coin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you known the prisoners before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had; Hannah Ferryman passed as the male prisoner's wife.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-94" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-94" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-94" type="surname" value="BRYANT"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-94" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>BENJAMIN BRYANT</persName> </hi>. I am an inspector of the G division—on 3d September, I accompanied the last witness to 2, Crown-place, Crown-court—I went up stairs and entered the room on the second floor—Thomas Ferryman was getting out of bed when I went into the room—he asked me if I would allow him to dress himself, and I fetched him his clothes which were hanging behind the first room door—I searched them, and in the waistcoat pocket I found a counterfeit spade guinea—he said, "That is mine, take care of it"—he dressed himself, and I assisted in searching the room,—in the first room I found 3 counterfeit groats on the mantel-shelf under an image, they were wrapped up separately in paper—on the shelf I found a small tooth-brush, a galvanic battery wire, and a knife with plaster-of-paris adhering to it, a pair of large scissors, a small tin funnel, and a small iron ladle in a cupboard on the landing outside the door of the room—there was nothing in the ladle, but by the side of it I found this piece of white metal—there were several files, some rotten stone, and a piece of leather.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-95" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-95" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-95" type="surname" value="BRANNAN"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-95" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANNAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant, G</hi> 21). I went on that day with my father and the last witness—I went into the room—I searched, and on the mantelpiece in the first room in different images I found a half-crown, 2 sixpences, and one fourpenny-piece—in this little boot which was on the top of the glass in the first room I found this good sixpence of the date 1846, and on the clock in the same room I found a good shilling, a good three-penny-piece, and 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-96" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-96" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-96" type="surname" value="ELLIOTT"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-96" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>ARTHUR ELLIOTT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, G</hi> 104). I assisted the other officers in searching the room—I found in the first room 2 counterfeit fourpenny-pieces in a wine glass on the mantelpiece—they were wrapped up separately in a piece of paper—on the way to the station Thomas Ferryman said, "I hope they will let my wife go, I would rather serve seven years myself if they would do so, as I am guilty enough myself"—Hannah Ferryman said, "You know Tom that I never sold them;" he said, "No, you never did."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-97" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-97" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-97" type="surname" value="COOK"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-97" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN COOK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, S</hi> 108). I assisted on that occasion—I found 14 counterfeit sixpences in a cupboard in the outer room—they were wrapped up separately as they are now—I went to the station with the prisoners—the man said he hoped they would let his wife go; he was guilty enough himself, and he did not care if he got seven years transportation if she got off, for the sake of his family.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-98" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-98" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-98" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-98" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Royal Mint. This good sixpence of the date 1846 has been used as a pattern for making moulds—I know that by the colour of it—it always has this colour after
<lb/>wards, which is the effect of the plaster-of-paris—these 14 sixpences are all counterfeit of the date 1846 and from the same mould for which this pattern was used—these 10 fourpenny-pieces are of the date 1844, all counterfeit and from the same mould—this is a bad half-crown; it is struck; it is made of brass; it is partly coated, but partly worn off—this which</p>
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<p>was called a spade guinea is a whist marker—this cup has been used to dissolve this threepenny-piece—there was acid in it—this wire has been used—here is everything to make counterfeit coin—this pad is used to keep the moulds together—this white metal is the same that is used to make the coin—these files have been used for filing metal—there is a great deal of metal in them—this is the metal on which the silver is to be placed to make the coin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Thomas Ferryman's Defence.</hi> I had nothing at all to do with making them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS FERRYMAN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-863-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-863-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-863-punishment-31" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HANNAH FERRYMAN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-863-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-863-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELLEN WHITE</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">alias
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<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-864-18580920 t18580920-alias-3"/> Mary Ann Read</rs> </hi> (18)</persName>, was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-100" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-100" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-100" type="surname" value="HUDSON"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-100" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HUDSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, H</hi> 78). I produce a certificate of conviction from Mr. Straight's office—(
<hi rend="italic">Read: "At Central Criminal Court, April</hi> 1858,
<hi rend="italic">Ellen White was convicted on her own confession of uttering counterfeit coin, and Confined Three Months"</hi>)—I was present—the prisoner is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-101" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-101" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-101" type="surname" value="MORGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-101" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN MORGAN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Thomas Morgan, a greengrocer, 2, Old Gravel-lane, St. George's-in-the-East. On Tuesday, 10th August, the prisoner came to my shop between 1 and 2 o'clock—she asked for 3lbs. of potatoes; they came to 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she offered me in payment a half-crown—I gave her two shillings and she was going out of the shop without taking the 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I called her and said she ought to have 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. more—she came back and I went out to see if the half-crown was good—it was not—I told her it was bad; she gave the two shillings back, and threw down the potatoes—she walked out of the shop.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-102" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-102" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-102" type="surname" value="MORGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-102" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS MORGAN</persName> </hi>. I am the husband of the last witness—I saw the prisoner in the shop—I got a half-crown from my wife—the prisoner was by when she gave it me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. You were not there at all.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I was there—my wife gave me the half-crown in my hand, and said she got it from that party—the prisoner was going out of the shop—I followed her, and got up to her—I told her it was a bad half-crown, and I intended to give her in charge—she made use of very bad expressions; knocked me about the head, and broke my hat—I sent for a constable and gave her in charge—I gave the half-crown to the constable—I marked it; this is it—I can swear to it—I followed the prisoner half-an-hour or more than that I dare say before I got a policeman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-103" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-103" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-103" type="surname" value="BUTLER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-103" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BUTLER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant, K</hi> 38). I know the officer George Atkins; he is ill and not able to attend.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-104" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-104" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-104" type="surname" value="HUDSON"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-104" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HUDSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I was present when the officer Atkins was examined in presence of the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The deposition of George Atkins, Policeman, K 460, was read as follows</hi>:—"On Tuesday, the 10th instant, I received charge of the prisoner from Thomas Morgan who gave me this counterfeit half-crown, which I now produce—I asked the prisoner if she had passed the half-crown, she replied, I tried to pass it'—I asked if she had any more half-crowns like that—she said no, she knew better than to have any more about her—I asked her if she knew it was bad—she said yes, and if her
<hi rend="italic">chap</hi> had been with her, the witness would not have followed her about as he did—I took her back to Mr. Morgan's, and afterwards to the station—she was taken before the</p>
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<p>magistrate at the Thames Police Court, and discharged on the 17th instant. Signed, George Atkins."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-105" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-105" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-105" type="surname" value="HART"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-105" type="given" value="HONOR"/>HONOR HART</persName> </hi>. I am a widow, and keep a greengrocer's shop in Kings-land-road. On Wednesday, 18th August, the prisoner came to my shop—she asked for 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of apples, and 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of pears—I was in the act of serving her, and she laid down a half-crown—I saw it was bad, and I told her so—she then had only the 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of apples, and she paid me a penny—I went round the counter to detain her—I told her if she would go quietly I would not do anything with her, but when she got to the door, she turned round and called me such names that I could not mention—she went out—I went after her; I met the officer and gave her in charge—I gave him the half-crown—I know the prisoner, she was at my shop the day before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. You are a liar, I wonder you don't fall down.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-106" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-106" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-106" type="surname" value="LEATHER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-106" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LEATHER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, N</hi> 168). The prisoner was given into my charge—I received this half-crown from the last witness.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-107" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-107" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-107" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-107" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These half-crowns are bad, and from the same mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-864-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-864-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-864-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18580920-864-punishment-32" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-864-punishment-32" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-864-punishment-32" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-864-18580920 t18580920-864-punishment-32"/>Four Years Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>865.
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<interp inst="def1-865-18580920" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def1-865-18580920" type="age" value="24"/>
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<interp inst="def1-865-18580920" type="given" value="MARY"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY LANE</hi> (24)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-865-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-865-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for feloniously uttering coun
<lb/>terfeit coin, after a previous conviction.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-109" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-109" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-109" type="surname" value="WRIGHT"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-109" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WRIGHT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant, A</hi> 42). I produce a certificate from Mr. Straight's office, (
<hi rend="italic">Read: "Central Criminal Court, April</hi> 1856.
<hi rend="italic">Emma Cooper and Mary Lane were indicted for uttering counterfeit coin. Cooper, acquitted: Lane, guilty. Confined Three Months"</hi>)—I was present—the prisoner is the person.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-110" type="given" value="MARTHA"/>MARTHA ATWOOD</persName> </hi>. I am cook in the service of a gentleman in South-place, Camber well—I know Mr. Gardner's house in which Westlake lives—it is a few doors off. On 31st August, the prisoner came to the house where I live—she bought 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of bones—she gave me a half-crown, and I gave her change—the next morning I found the half-crown was bad—I marked it, and gave it to the officer on 7th September—I had kept it separate from other money all that while.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-111" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-111" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN WESTLAKE</persName> </hi>. I am cook in the service of Mr. Gardner, who lives a few doors from where the last witness lives. On 31st August, Teague came to my place—she bought something of me which came to 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., she gave me a half-crown—I gave her 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—as soon as she was gone, I found the half-crown was bad—I went out, and saw the prisoner Lane on the other side—Teague was gone on a little higher up—she had passed Lane—I spoke to her—I had the half-crown in my hand—I afterwards saw the policeman who took them both in custody—I gave him the half-crown I had received from Teague.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-112" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-112" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-112" type="surname" value="CARTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-112" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE CARTER</persName> </hi>. I am a labouring man, and' live in Barnes Cottages, Camber well—on 31st August, I was standing at the corner of a turning near Mr. Gardner's house—I saw Lane there and Teague was inside the house—I saw her come out and she joined Lane, they walked together as far as the coach-stand—there Lane stopped back, and walked very gently, and Teague went on to 8, Springfield-terrace; Lane remained outside—I saw Teague come out and join Lane, and they walked up the grove to
<lb/>gether—I waited there till Westlake came out; I saw her go and speak to Lane—I heard her say, "I took a bad half-crown"—Lane said, "I am not the woman"—Westlake came away, and I said, "What is the matter?"—she told me she took a bad half-crown—Lane and Teague walked together</p>
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<p>up to the top of the Grove—I said to Westlake, "Yon go this way, and I will go the other way, and see if I can see a policeman—I saw Phillips—I saw Lane and Teague going down Champion-hill—I said, "There they go;" and we went and Phillips took them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-113" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PHILLIPS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, P</hi> 228). I took the two women in custody—I saw them on Champion-hill, walking towards London quite fast—I told them what I took them for—they both said, they had passed no bad money—I took them to the top of Camberwell-grove, where we met Westlake—she said to Teague, "You gave me a bad half-crown,"—Teague said, "If I did, I did not know it." Westlake gave me this half-crown, and Atwood gave me this other—Lane and Teague were taken to the Station—Teague gave the name of Mary Ann Griffin, Pye-street, Westminster—there was nothing else known against them, and they were discharged.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-114" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH CLARK</persName> </hi>. I am cook to a gentleman in Stratford-place, Oxford-street—on Friday, 3d September, Lane came about 11 o'clock in the morning to the area, and I sold her 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of bones—she gave me in pay
<lb/>ment a half-crown; I gave her 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and she went away—I saw Horsford in about 5 minutes afterwards—I then looked at the half-crown which I had kept in my purse—there was no other half-crown there—I found it was bad—I marked it, and gave it to Horsford—this is it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-115" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HORSFORD</persName> </hi>. I am a constable of the Mendicity Society—on Friday, 3d September, I was with Mr. Fryer, about 11 o'clock in the forenoon—I saw Lane and Teague, in New Bond-street; they were together—I watched them from about 11 o'clock, till I took them in custody, about 3 o'clock in the afternoon—I saw Lane go to Sarah Clark, Teague was sitting on a step on the other side—Lane went down the area at 16—Lane came up, and Teague went down to Oxford-street with her—I went and spoke to Clark—I then followed Lane and Teague till about 3 o'clock in the afternoon—I then took them at the bottom of St. James'-street, Piccadilly—I took Lane, and charged her with going about, uttering counterfeit half-crowns—I took her to the station; I asked her if she had any good money, she took out this purse with 2 good shillings and a 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">bit</hi> in it, and 6 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-116" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES FRYER</persName> </hi>. On 3d September, I watched Lane and Teague—when Lane came out of 16, Stratford-place, she joined Teague—the last witness afterwards took Lane, and I took Teague; I told her I took her for being in company with Lane passing bad money—I saw Teague pass her hand with a piece of paper in it, towards a basket which she bad—I took the paper and found in it, this counterfeit half-crown; she was afterwards searched—she had 6 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-117" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These two half-crowns uttered to Atwood and to Clark, are both bad.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY LANE</hi> (24)</persName>, was
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The evidence given in the last case was read over</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-120" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These two half-crowns produced by Horsford and and Fryer are bad, and from the same mould—the two produced by Phillips are bad.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LANE</hi>
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<interp inst="t18580920-866-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MATTHEW NEALE</hi> (14)</persName>, were indicted for
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-123" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-123" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH SHORTER</persName> </hi>. I keep a general shop at Edmonton—on Friday, 13th August, Rich came to my shop—my wife served him a pennyworth of plums—he put down a shilling; I took it up and bit it—I found it was bad—I threw it on the counter, and told him to take it up, it was bad—he took a purse out of his pocket containing some more silver, and paid for the plums—I should know the shilling again, this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Rich</hi>. I never went into the shop.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I am sure he is the person—I described him to the officer.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-124" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-124" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-124" type="surname" value="SHORTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-124" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH SHORTER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of the last witness—I served Rich on 13th of August with a pennyworth of plums—he threw a shilling on the counter—my husband took it up; he told him it was bad. and Rich paid with a good shilling—I am sure he is the person—I should know the shilling again; this is it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-125" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-125" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 290). I was fetched by Joseph Shorter—I followed Rich about a mile to Snell's-park, and there Neale came up to him—they spoke together; I could not hear what they said—they then parted, Rich went back towards the way that he came, and Neale went towards Tottenham—I took Neale in custody, and found in his waistcoat pocket these 4 counterfeit shillings—the shilling which I just now produced to Mr. and Mrs. Shorter, was among them—Neale pointed to Rich and said, "There goes my father"—Rich was then about 50 yards distant—I ran and took him—when I searched Neale, I found 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 111/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money, and this tobacco box—Rich was close by him, and he saw me take this tobacco box from Neale—I then searched Rich; I found on him 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money, a porte-monnaie. and a silver watch—he afterwards asked me for some tobacco—I said he had none—he said "There is some in the tobacco box"—there was some tobacco in the box I had taken—Rich denied Neale being his boy—he said he knew nothing about him—Neale said in the station that Rich was his father.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Rich</hi>. I took the box out of my waistcoat-pocket myself.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I searched both the prisoners; I took the box from the boy Neale.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-126" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-126" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-126" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-126" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These four shillings are all bad, and two of them are from the same mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Rich's statement before the Magistrate was here read at follows</hi>:—I have nothing to say, except that I have no knowledge of the boy, the other prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Neale says</hi>:—I did not point him out to the constable—I did not say he was my father.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner Rich put in a written defence, denying any knowledge of Neale, or of the offence charged of him</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Neale</hi>. My mother is in court, and will speak for me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-127" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH NEALE</persName> </hi>. I am the mother of the boy; I believe he is innocent—the other prisoner is my husband, his name is
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEALE</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CLERK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-130" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-130" type="given" value="JULIA ANNIE"/>JULIA ANNIE TAYLOR</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Christie, a baker in Oxford-street—on 10th August the prisoner came into the shop, between</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I never was in the shop.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I am quite sure she is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you seen her before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I saw her again at Marlborough-street about a week afterwards—she was in one of the rooms with a gentleman and two policemen—I was asked to go in—I did not pick out the prisoner from other women—I am sure she is the woman—she stopped in our shop about 10 minutes.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-132" type="given" value="PATRICK JOHN"/>PATRICK JOHN WARE</persName> </hi>. I keep the Two Chairmen public-house in Wardour-street. On 17th August, I saw the prisoner at my house a little after 8 o'clock in the evening—she called for a pennyworth of gin—I served her, and she gave me a shilling; it was a bad one—I told her so, and asked if she had got any more—she said "No"—I said I must see whether she had, and I took her to the station—I gave the shilling to Stevens the policeman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I would be on my oath if it were required, that it was a young woman served me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No; I served her myself; I have no woman there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. It was a woman served me, and it was half-a-pint of beer—it was raining, and I went in to stand out of the rain—I asked the woman to serve me half-a-pint of beer, which she did, and she turned round to this man and said "This is a bad shilling."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you any particular reason for serving this woman yourself?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had; I had seen her before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-133" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-133" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-133" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES STEVENS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, G</hi> 112). The prisoner was given into my charge at the station, by the last witness—I received this shilling from him, and this one from Mr. Christie—the prisoner gave her address in Charles-street, Drury-lane—I find she had lived there—she stated at the station that it was half-a-pint of porter she had—she was searched by a female, and a sixpence was found on her, and two duplicates.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-134" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-134" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-134" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These shillings are both bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I hope the Jury will be merciful to me—I never was in Mr. Christie's shop, and this last witness has false sworn—I went for half-a-pint of beer—the duplicates found on me will prove that I had been to a pawnbroker's and received the shilling.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-868-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-868-18580920 t18580920-868-punishment-36"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>869.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CATHARINE WILLIAMS</hi> (30)</persName>, was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSERS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CLERK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-136" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-136" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-136" type="surname" value="JOHNS"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-136" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM JOHNS</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the Angel at Islington. On 28th August, I saw the prisoner about 3 o'clock in the afternoon—she had 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of some liquor—I served her, and she gave me a half-crown—I put</p>
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<p>it in the money detector, and it bent easily—it was quite soft metal—having bent it one way I bent it again, and the effect was, I broke a piece off it—I have no doubt that it was a bad piece of money—I gave it her back and told her it was bad—she said she had no smaller change—she gave me a good half-crown—I gave her change out of that, and she went away.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you known her before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No. I saw her again the next morning, she was going by the door in custody of the officer—the policeman was walking by her side—I had mentioned to a policeman on the evening previously that a woman had passed a bad half-crown—I can't say whether I gave him a description of the woman; I might have done so—I heard the evening before that a woman was taken in custody for passing bad money—I don't believe the policeman gave me a description of the kind of woman whom he had taken in custody—I will not swear that he did not tell me it was a short small woman—I will not swear either way, because I did not take particular notice of the conver
<lb/>sation—I will not swear that he did not tell me it was a small short woman, who had been taken in custody, and that I did not say, "Yes, that is the kind of woman that passed the half-crown to me"—I cannot swear whether I did or not—I had never seen the woman before to my knowledge.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> On the following morning, was she brought in or passing by?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Passing by—the policeman called me out—she might have been 3 or 4 minutes in the house the day before—I have no doubt whatever of her being the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-137" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-137" type="given" value="CHRISTOPHER"/>CHRISTOPHER EMMETT</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Brotherton, a chemist at Islington—about 4 o'clock on 28th August the prisoner came for two ounces of Epsom salts—she offered me a penny—I told her they were three halfpence, she said she only gave a penny at other shops—I told her they were three halfpence, and she said, "Then I must change half-a-crown"—she put a half-crown down—I took it up and gave it to Mr. Brotherton—he said it was bad—he came into the shop where the prisoner was—he spoke to her, and asked her where she got it—she said she got it from a cabman the night before—I went for a constable and when I came back the prisoner was gone from the shop—I went to a greengrocer's shop, and saw the prisoner come out—I pointed her out to the constable, and she was brought back to Mr. Brotherton.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Who was the greengrocer?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. Gerrard—he is not here—I did not see the prisoner go in there—I heard she had gone in—I fetched the constable—we waited about and I saw the prisoner come out of that shop.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-138" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-138" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-138" type="given" value="WILLIAM HENRY"/>WILLIAM HENRY BROTHERTON</persName> </hi>. I am a chemist and live in Clyde-terrace, Islington—it would take me a quarter of an hour or 20 minutes to walk from the Angel to my house. On 28th August, about half-past 3 or 4 o'clock I heard my shop lad talking to a person in the shop—my lad came into the room to me, and gave me a bad half-crown—I then went into my shop and saw the prisoner there—I said to her, "This is a bad half-crown"—she said "Is it? I will change it"—I said "Not quite so fast, you knew it was bad"—she said, "No, I did not know it; I took it of a cabman last night"—I said, "I am of a contrary opinion; I shall give you in custody"—the boy then left the shop—the prisoner said, "You need not do that, I will bring my husband; he will make it all right"—she then went out of the shop, and I saw no more of her till she was brought back within a quarter of an hour—I gave her in charge—I gave the half-crown to Holmes—they took it to the station, and I believe Emmett marked it—I did not go</p>
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<p>to the station at that time—when the prisoner was brought to my shop I said, "I shall give this woman in custody for uttering a counterfeit half-crown"—she said, "You make some mistake, it is all a mistake."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-139" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-139" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-139" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HOLMES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, N</hi> 261). On 28th August I was on duty in Caledonian-road—Emmett came to me—I watched a greengrocer's shop, and took the prisoner when she came out—I told her she had uttered a bad half-crown at Mr. Brotherton's shop—I said it was a doctor's shop—she said she had not been there—I took her to Mr. Brotherton; I received this half-crown from him in Emmett's presence—the prisoner said it was quite a mistake—she had a leather bag with her, 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers, and a porte-monnaie and two duplicates.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you say anything to her about having been at the Angel?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did at the Police Court, and she said she had never been at the Angel—I had not at that time heard that a bad half-crown had been passed at the Angel—I heard that the next morning when she was going to the police-court—I had no communication with the witness Johns the night before—one of our men had, to whom I had mentioned that I had taken a woman—I related to my brother officer what kind of woman it was—I took the prisoner as she came out of the greengrocer's shop—I never parted with her till I took her to the station—she gave her correct address—I went and found it right.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-140" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-140" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-140" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-140" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This half-crown is a bad one.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-869-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<p>870.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ROGERS</hi> (42)</persName>, was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. CLERK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-142" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-142" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-142" type="surname" value="FEY"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-142" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FEY</persName> </hi>. I am a baker, and live in Ebury-street, Pimlico. On Saturday night, 21st August, the prisoner came to my shop about 9 o'clock—I served her with a quartern loaf, the price of it was sixpence—she gave me a shilling; I gave her sixpence change, and she left—I put the shilling which she gave me in a bowl in my till—there were sixpences and a half-crown, but no other shilling there—the prisoner came again in a quarter-of-an-hour—I then served her with half a-pound of seed-cake; the price of that was 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a shilling; I put that in the same bowl with the other, and gave her 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in change—she left, and came back in 5 or 6 minutes afterwards for half-a-pound of seed-cake, the same as before—she gave me a shilling; I gave her 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and put that shilling in the same place with the others—after she had left on the last occasion I examined the shillings in the bowl, and found they were bad—no other person served in the shop but myself on that evening—I am sure I put the three shillings in that bowl that I had received from the prisoner—when I found the shillings were bad I wrapped them in paper, and put them in a drawer in the parlour, which I locked—I gave them to the constable on the Tuesday—I am sure they were the same shillings I had of the prisoner—the prisoner came again on the Tuesday afternoon between 5 and 6 o'clock—I saw her come in, and I recognised her—she asked for a half-quartern loaf—I served her; it came to 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a shilling; I tried it with my teeth, I bent it and found it was bad—I said, "It is a bad one," and I gave it her back—I said she had brought three bad shillings on the Saturday night—she said she never did—I said, yes she did—she said she would go and send her husband—she left the shop taking the bad shilling with her—I went after her and she was given in custody—I went to the station and there charged her</p>
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<p>with passing that bad shilling, and also passing the others—she had the shilling in her hand that she brought on the Tuesday evening and she gave it to the policeman—this is the shilling that I bent and gave back to the prisoner on the Tuesday—I gave the other three shillings to the same constable—the prisoner said she never gave me new shillings, they were old shillings.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-143" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-143" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES PIPER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, A</hi> 256). I took the prisoner in custody on Tuesday night, 24th August—I took one shilling from her hand at the station—I received these three shillings from Mr. Fey at the station—before he marked the shillings the prisoner said they were old ones, not new ones—two of these are of 1846, and one is 1844—as I was taking the prisoner to the station she said she did not pass him the money on the Saturday, she had not been in the shop—the next morning in going to the court she told me she did not pass any shillings, they were half-crowns that she had; that her husband gave her four half-crowns on Saturday, and she had not passed any shillings at Mr. Fey's.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I did not say I had not been in the shop.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Yes you did.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-144" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-144" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-144" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-144" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are all bad shillings.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I gave him half-a-crown on the Saturday night—my husband gave me four half-crowns—the prosecutor gave me two shillings; they were very thin ones—a woman who was with me knows that they were so.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-145" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-145" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-145" type="surname" value="FEY"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-145" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FEY</persName> </hi>. There was no woman with her—I did say that if her husband gave me the 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. I would not go against her.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy.</hi></rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Six Months</hi> </rs>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, September</hi> 22
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, 1858.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Rt. Hon. the
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Mr. Baron
<hi rend="smallCaps">WATSON</hi>; Mr. Justice
<hi rend="smallCaps">HILL</hi>; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN MUSGROVE</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SIDNEY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>, M.P.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">PHILLIPS</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MICHAEL PRENDER
<lb/>GAST</hi>, Esq., Q.C.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Baron Watson and the Fourth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS ANDERSON NISBETT</hi> (36)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., with intent to defraud; to both which he</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-871-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-871-18580920 t18580920-871-punishment-39"/>Three Years Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OTTO FREDERICK HOMEYER</hi> (56)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18580920-872-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/> for feloniously forging and uttering an accountable receipt for goods, with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-148" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-148" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-148" type="given" value="CHRISTIAN RUDOLPH FERNANDO"/>CHRISTIAN RUDOLPH FERNANDO THIEDERMAN</persName> </hi>. I am a merchant at Newcastle—on Tyne; I also have correspondents at Wolgast in Prussia—previous to June last I knew the prisoner, and had some business tran
<lb/>sactions with him—about the 12th of June I received this letter from him in the German language; I have a translation—I have compared the original letter with the translation; it is perfectly correct—I have a know
<lb/>ledge of the prisoner's handwriting—this original letter of the 12th is signed by him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you ever see him write?</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I have seen his writing in another office in which I formerly was—letters were frequently coming from him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-149" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-149" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-149" type="surname" value="KELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-149" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK KELL</persName> </hi>. I am captain of the vessel
<hi rend="italic">Anna</hi>—I know the prisoner—I have seen him write—I believe the signature to this letter to be his writing—(
<hi rend="italic">The following translation of the letter was read</hi>: "Wolgast, June 9th, 1858. During the spring I had the pleasure of seeing your traveller with me; and, in consequence of the conversations I had with him, I am rather inclined shortly to consign a cargo of wheat to you: I therefore beg to ask for how much, and at what date, you will open a credit in London for me. I hope soon to have a more lively correspondence with you.")</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. THIEDERMAN</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I replied to this letter—about the latter end of June I received another letter from the prisoner, dated Wolgast, 25th June—this is it—I have a translation of it, which is a faithful translation.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-150" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-150" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-150" type="surname" value="KELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-150" type="given" value="CAPTAIN"/>CAPTAIN KELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I believe this letter to be the prisoner's writing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you seen him write?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; a good many times—(
<hi rend="italic">Letter read</hi>: "Wolgast, June 26th, 1858. In answer to your favour of 12th, I have made up my mind to consign to you the 8,320 Sheffield wheat, shipped by the vessel
<hi rend="italic">Anna</hi>, Captain Keli; for which I annex a duplicate bill of lading. At the same time I take the liberty to make use of your kindness, and to draw 2,400
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for your account on the Union Bank of London, at two months date, requesting you to provide due protection to those drafts. The insurance you will please effect there at the premiums stated. I trust I shall find a good market with you, as few shipments have been made to your quarter. With special esteem,
<hi rend="smallCaps">OTTO F. HOMEYER</hi>.")</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. THIEDERMAN</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). Enclosed in that letter were these bills of lading (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—this is a faithful translation of them (
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>: "I F. Kell, of Wolgast, Captain of the vessel
<hi rend="italic">Anna</hi>, now loading in Wolgast, and bound for Newcastle, acknowledge having received on board the said vessel, from Mr. Otto Fr. Homeyer, well and good-conditioned, 8,320 sheffields of good sound wheat, 380 mats, in order, to deliver the same after completed voyage, to his order, on being paid freight of 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. per de
<lb/>livered imperial quarter wheat, average according to custom. For the fulfilment of this, I pledge my person, goods, and the vessel, with all apparel, for which I have signed four bills of lading of the same tenor, only good for one. Wolgast, 26th June.
<hi rend="smallCaps">F. KELL</hi>.") In consequence of having received this letter and the bill of lading, I instructed my bankers at Newcastle to honour the prisoner's drafts, through their London agents, the Union Bank; I subsequently received from my bankers a duplicate bill of lading—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—the endorsement at the back is the prisoner's—this letter, dated the 26th June, addressed to the Union Bank, is, to the best of my belief, in the prisoner's writing—there is a translation at the foot—I have compared it with the original, and find it is quite correct.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-151" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-151" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-151" type="surname" value="KELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-151" type="given" value="CAPTAIN"/>CAPTAIN KELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). To the best of my belief this endorsement on the back is in the prisoner's hand-writing, also this letter of the 26th June, (
<hi rend="italic">read</hi>): "26th June, 1858. To the Union Bank of London for account of Messrs. R. Thiederman and Co. of Newcastle. I take the liberty to value on you six bills for 400
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. making a total of 2400
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., in firsts and seconds; at two months date, I beg you will give prompt protection to them—Yours, &c.
<hi rend="smallCaps">OTTO F. HOMEYER</hi>."</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. THIEDERMAN</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). To the best of nay belief these first six bills of exchange are in the prisoner's writing—they are accepted by the Union Bank of London on my account. On hearing that the prisoner was in custody, I went and saw him, he came out of the cell and was deeply moved; he sat down and covered his face with his hands—he at first did not recognize me; I told him who I was, I then asked him how at his time of life he could commit such acts, and make his family and friends unhappy by it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you tell him that it would be better for him to tell you all about it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; not anything of the kind—I did not ask him to tell me all about it—I let the conversation take its course.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What reply did he make to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said "If you knew how I have been pressed, and struggled for the last 12 months, you would pity me"—he said, "They have pressed me so"—I asked who had pressed him—he said, some houses in Scotland, who he was under obliga
<lb/>tion to ship wheat to—I said, "Then the bill of lading you sent me was a forgery?"—He answered, "Yes it is a forgery, I do not deny that I have forged it"—I then asked what he had done with the property he had obtained upon those bills of exchange—he said, he had bought wheat with it, and shipped it to Scotland—I told him it was impossible to have done it in so short a time; he mentioned two vessels which he had dispatched with wheat for Scotland, and these vessels had been bought with the proceeds of the bills.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long have you known him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Since 1850, he was a merchant in an extensive and highly respectable way of business, to the best of my knowledge, at Wolgast—he told me, in the course of the conversation, that he had intended to ship the wheat to me—he said, if I had waited I should have had my wheat.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-152" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-152" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-152" type="surname" value="KELL"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-152" type="given" value="CAPTAIN"/>CAPTAIN KELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I reside at Wolgast—I am master of the ship
<hi rend="italic">Anna</hi>—I know the prisoner, he was part owner of the
<hi rend="italic">Anna</hi>; he was in the habit of finding cargo for that ship—I did not in June last take any cargo of wheat to Scotland—I did take some wheat to Scotland for the prisoner in the spring of this year—I then returned to Wolgast; I found the prisoner there—this was in the early part of June—the vessel remained there until the 4th or 5th of July—she then sailed for Dantzig in ballast—the prisoner had spoken to me about a cargo for Belgium, but I would not stop any longer; he asked me to wait for it, but I would not—I found no cargo brought—the signature of Kell to these bills of lading is not my handwriting, nor was it written by my authority—I had no such cargo on board the ship at all.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe you have frequently signed bills of lading before the goods have been on board?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> That question does not belong to this court—I did it once for part of a cargo—I have never done it more than once; that was in the spring—I do not know whether the cargo had been bought when I signed that bill of lading—that cargo was eventually shipped and properly delivered—I cannot tell how long before the cargo was received I had signed the bills of lading, about 8 days or so; it may have been before the cargo was bought, I do not know whether it was bought or not—it was in the latter part of June that the communication was made to me by the prisoner with regard to waiting at Wolgast for cargo—that was a cargo to Belgium; he did not say what part of Belgium—he only had hopes to send me a cargo for Belgium—he asked me that on two or three occasions—he mentioned Belgium on each of these occasions.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-153" type="surname" value="CANTOR"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-153" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH CANTOR</persName> </hi>. I act as interpreter for the Steam Navigation Company. I happened to be at the St. Katharine Docks, on 18th July, when the prisoner was taken into custody by Jarvis, and Jarvis, not understanding German, asked me to communicate with the prisoner—I asked him his name; he said his name was Newman—I said the officer said he was the man he wanted according to the telegraph, and he was taken for two bills of lading—he said, "I am not the man;" he afterwards said, "I hope you won't hurt me, I have got a wife and children"—he said he had got no money about him, he had paid his debts with it.</p>
<p>Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">submitted that upon the counts for forgery there was no case for the Jury, that offence not having been committed in this country; he also submitted as to the uttering, that there was no uttering by the prisoner in this country, the document in question being posted by him at Wolgast</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BARON WATSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">referred to the case of Rex v. Burdett, as an answer to the last ob
<lb/>jection</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">contended that that case did not apply, that until the document arrived here there would be no inception of any offence; he further contended (unless some clause of the statute met the objection,) that if the forgery itself was not committed in this country, the prisoner could not be con
<lb/>victed of uttering, the forgery not being punishable by the law of this country</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BARON WATSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">was clearly of opinion that it was not necessary that the forgery should be committed here, the felonious uttering charged was an uttering knowing it to be forged, not knowing it to be forged in England; in the present case, the uttering was through the post office, which the prisoner had made his instrument or agent for the purpose</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. JUSTICE HILL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">was of the same opinion</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-872-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-872-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-872-punishment-40" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-872-18580920 t18580920-872-punishment-40"/>Eight Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Hill</hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PATRICK RAGAN</hi> (30)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18580920-873-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="wounding"/>, Feloniously casting and throwing a quantity of boiling water upon
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. THOMPSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-156" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-156" type="surname" value="WILEY"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-156" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL WILEY</persName> </hi>. On 10th July last, I lodged at 15, Newcastle-court, Strand—it is a model lodging-house—I was in the kitchen on that night—I was not sober—I got paid about 8 o'clock in the market, and I came straight home; I think it was about half-past 8 when I got home—I do not remember going to sleep there—I remember nothing but going in; I spoke to the man at the door—I did not notice anything when I went in, that I know of—I do not remember seeing the prisoner there—I do not remember anything till I woke up in the hospital—I remained in the hospital 5 weeks—when I came to my senses there, my face was all scalded, all raw, and all over my chest and my right arm—I could not move it, and I have lost the sight of my right eye—I cannot see at all with it now; my left eye is getting nice and strong now, but it was very weak, I could scarcely see at all when I came out of the hospital.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-157" type="surname" value="BLAY"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-157" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID BLAY</persName> </hi>. I live now in Holborn. On the evening of 10th July, I was in the kitchen of 15, Newcastle-court, Strand—I saw the prisoner and Wiley there—there was a young woman in the kitchen at the time—Wiley was leaning on the mantelpiece with his hands on his face, over the fire-place where the water was drawn from—this was a little after 9—he was not asleep, he was stupid—the prisoner was sitting on a form—I did not hear anything occur before the drawing of the water between the prisoner and the prosecutor—I was there all the time—I saw the prisoner</p>
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<p>draw the water from the boiler in a quart can; he took it from the boiler which hung over the fire-place—he drew a pot full—he afterwards put the can on the fire, with the water in it: it was a great fire—I should suppose it remained about five minutes on the fire—the prisoner in the meantime was lacing up his boots—immediately he had laced his boots up, he took it up, and chucked it up in Wiley's face—after that, I saw him kick Wiley several times—Wiley fell on the ground, and the prisoner set to kicking him—he next took up a piece of iron that is used for a poker, and would have struck him, only for the woman servant—he said he was sorry he did not knock his b—brains out—he was sober.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-158" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-158" type="surname" value="CLIFT"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-158" type="given" value="DIANA"/>DIANA CLIFT</persName> </hi>. I was at this lodging house on 10th July—I get my living by needlework or cleaning—I was there when Wiley, the prisoner, and the last witness were there—Wiley was standing over the fire-place cooking some eggs and bacon for his supper—that was between 9 and 10 o'clock—the prisoner was sitting on the form lacing his boots up, when I was down there—after he had done he went to the fire-place, and took the quart pot of water off the fire, and threw it into the prosecutor's face, making use of some violent language—I did not see who put it on the fire—after he had thrown the water into his face, the man fell down, and called out that he was blinded, and the prisoner then kicked him four times in the ribs, while he was lying down on the floor; and after that he took up the poker in his hand, making use of some very bad language, saying he would split his skull in two, and he would cut him open—the servant at the house took the poker from, the prisoner—I did not hear any words between the prisoner and the prosecutor.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-159" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-159" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-159" type="surname" value="LIDDON"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-159" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LIDDON</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgeon at King's College Hospital,—the prosecutor was brought there about 12 o'clock on Saturday night—he was drunk; his face, chest, and right arm were scalded; his right eye was very much inflamed and swollen—he remained there about a month—his right eye is completely destroyed—the other eye is quite right, I think.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-160" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-160" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-160" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, A</hi> 327). I went to 15, Newcastle-court, and took the prisoner in custody, about 1 o'clock on Sunday morning—I found him in bed—he was perfectly sober.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's statement before the magistrate was read as follows:—</hi> "Whenever he came into his meals, he was always
<hi rend="italic">on</hi> to me; and several times he took off his coat and shook it over my
<hi rend="italic">grub</hi>; he was
<hi rend="italic">on</hi> to every man in the kitchen."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I beg for mercy; I am sorry for what I have done.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18580920-873-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18580920-873-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-873-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18580920-873-punishment-41" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-873-punishment-41" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-873-18580920 t18580920-873-punishment-41"/>Six Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Baron Watson</hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROBERT OXLEY</hi> (29)</persName>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-163" type="surname" value="VINCE"/>
<interp inst="t18580920-name-163" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE VINCE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 718). On the evening of Saturday, 11th September, I was doing duty near Moor-lane—about half-past 10 that evening I saw the prisoner and another man quarrelling and fighting in that lane, on my beat—I cautioned them to go away; the other man walked away; he said he did not wish to be locked up—the prisoner said if I locked him up, he would serve me as he had other policemen—I pro
<lb/>ceeded on my beat in the usual way I work my beat—the prisoner walked up just before me, 5 or 10 yards; he was swearing and abusing me all up the court—I saw him go into the house in which he lived—I passed on by</p>
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<p>the door of the house, and thought he was in quiet for the night—I had got perhaps 40 or 50 yards beyond his house, when I heard him come running, and I heard him say, "Where is the b—policeman? I will kill the b—"—as I went to turn round, he caught me on the shoulder with this instrument (
<hi rend="italic">producing an iron</hi>)—he said, "G—strike me dead, I will kill you"—I then saw him aim at my head again, and I put up my hand to prevent the blow on my head, and he struck me over the elbow—I was struck five different blows—I was struck on the elbow, the shoulder, just below the blade-bone, the chin, and the head—blood flowed from the head, and also from the chin—this lasted a very short time—I was about 8 or 10 yards from one of the street-lamps—I have no doubt whatever that that was the weapon with which he was striking me—some persons came up, and the prisoner ran away—I was able to go myself to the station-house for assistance—Mr. Simpson, a surgeon, saw me, and I have been under his treatment up to the present time—I have been unfit for duty ever since—I am not on duty now, and am not likely to be at present—I have known the prisoner these 18 months.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-164" type="given" value="HUGH"/>HUGH BROCK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi>, 167). On the night this occurred I want in search of the prisoner—I was not able to find him at first, but I did subsequently, at the house where he lodges—I told him the charge on which I took him—I went to the door and pushed it open; the room was quite dark—I called out "Is Oxley here?" he immediately answered "Yes"—I desired him to come out, he said he would come, he was not afraid to come, that he had fought the policeman fair—I saw this weapon found in the window sill; at that time one end of it was wet—Vince was asked in the hearing of the prisoner, if this was the weapon that he was struck with, and he said "Yes,"—the prisoner then said with an oath, "I never had it in my hand"—it was the inspector who was speaking—he asked the prisoner, what he called the weapon; he said, he called it nothing; his game was to know nothing; let him find out what it was called,—the prisoner had been drinking but he was not at all intoxicated.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I was mad drunk; he knows that when he came and took me I was very drunk.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. He was not drunk when I took him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-165" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HILLS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman—examined by the prisoner</hi>). The prisoner was not drunk when he came to the station—I have known him in trouble several times.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-166" type="given" value="FREDERICK HAMILTON"/>FREDERICK HAMILTON SIMPSON</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon at Fore-street, Cripple
<lb/>gate—on Monday morning, 13th September, about 11 o'clock, I examined the prosecutor—he had an incised wound on the left side of his head, a cut wound above the ear, rather behind; he had likewise an abrasion on the chin, the external skin was broken—I did not examine the bruises about his body, because he was then on the point of going up to the police-court,—he was suffering from dizziness in the head, confusion of mind; there was an uncertain stare about his eyes; the eyes were suffused, and he had been vomiting—all this would be the result of the stun or concussion—the wound on the head might have been caused by such an instrument as this, coming rapidly—the symptoms I have described were undoubtedly the result of such injuries—there was slight concussion of the brain—he has not been directly under my treatment ever since, although I have seen him from day to day—he is properly under the care of the surgeon of the force; he is certainly not fit for duty; he will not before some time—even his life eventually may be in danger—he may suffer from this injury yet.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I never saw that thing for two days before—I never had it in</p>
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<p>my hand, if I were to drop before you—no sooner did he see me, than we were both at it; he did not allow me time to get in-doors.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Jury to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUGH BROCK</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say the instrument was wet; what with?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Water.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">John Mark Bull (City policeman) stated that the prisoner had been repeatedly in custody for assaulting the police</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, September</hi> 22
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, 1858.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN MUSGROVE</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., his property.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WAY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18580920-name-175" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18580920-name-175" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-175" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SCANTLEBURY</persName> </hi>. I am a plumber, of 22, Queen's-row, Bayswater. I saw this lead produced, safe at Isleworth, on Thursday evening, 9th September, in the store-room of the building—it is the property of John Scantlebury—on the following morning, about 6 o'clock, I found the store-room had been broken open, and the lead and other property was gone—there was a bundle of 3/4 inch pipe, and 9 pieces of sheet lead—I know this lead by the mark which I put on it the day before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-176" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18580920-name-176" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS GILDER</persName> </hi>. I am a carpenter in the employ of Mr. John Scantle
<lb/>bury—I was at the same work at St. Margaret's, Isleworth, on Thursday, 9th September, I saw the lead produced in a room in the building, which I made a work-shop or store-room—it was safe when I left to go to Richmond—the next morning I went to St. Margarets, about 10 minutes before 6 o'clock; I found the room-door had been broken open, the lock broken, and most of the lead had been taken out—there was a little left, perhaps one hundred weight and a half—I found a crowbar standing against the door, and by the marks I concluded that the door had been broken open by it—I know Walsh; he had been employed there about seven weeks, and left of his own accord on the Saturday previous to the robbery—he was a plumber's labourer—some moulds were taken, what we call running moulds;</p>
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<p>they were in the casting shop—some of those produced were there—I can
<lb/>not say which—these moulds have been in our employ three years—they are employed in running cornices.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What is this place?
<hi rend="italic"