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<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-2" type="given" value="ALEXANDER"/>ALEXANDER BUCKLER</persName>,</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>VOLUME LI.</p>
<p>Law Publishers in the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.</p>
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<p>On the Queen's Commission of the Peace,</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, November 28th, 1859, and following days.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE</hi> the Right Honourable
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-3" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CARTER</persName>, F.R.A.S</hi> Lord Mayor of the City of London;
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-4" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>Sir George Bramwell</persName>, Knt. one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer;
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-5" type="given" value="JOHN BARNARD"/>Sir John Barnard Byles</persName>, Knt. One of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; John Humphery, Esq.; Sir James Duke, Bart. M.P.;
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-6" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Challis</persName>, Esq. Aldermen of the said City; Russell Gurney, Esq. Q.C. Recorder of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-7" type="given" value="WILLIAM ANDERSON"/>William Anderson Rose</persName>, Esq.; Warren Stormes Hale, Esq.; John Joseph Mechi, Esq.;
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-8" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>Edward Conder</persName>, Esq.; and James Abbiss, Esq. Aldermen of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-9" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>Thomas Chambers</persName>, Esq. Common Serjeant of the said City; and
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-10" type="given" value="ROBERT MALCOLM"/>Robert Malcolm Kerr</persName>, Esq. Judge of the Sheriff's Court of the said City; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-11" type="given" value="BENJAMIN SAMUEL"/>BENJAMIN SAMUEL PHILLIPS</persName> </hi>, Esq. Ald.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS GABRIEL</hi>, Esq. Ald.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">OCTAVIUS TRYON CHAPMAN EAGLETON</hi>, Esq.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-12" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES GAMMON</persName> </hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LIST OF JURORS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CARTER, MAYOR. FIRST SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 28
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1859</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The Right Hon. the
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi>; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JAMES DUKE</hi>, Knt., Ald.;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RECORDER</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROSE</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HALE</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">ABBISS</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEST</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAMHENRYWELLS</hi>. I am a jeweller of 14, Corn-market, Oxford—about the latter end of August the prisoners came to my shop, and I made an exchange for them of some jewellery, these bright chains (
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in exchange and bought some Napoleons of them then—they said that they expected a brother from Australia who was going to get married, and they would come when he arrived and buy a lot of things for wedding presents—Jacob and Rosa came two or three days afterwards but they merely talked about goods which they wanted—on Friday, September 9, they all came and selected a number of things, of which I made out this list (
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<p>put his hand in his pocket and took out a box; he had asked me, between the first and second occasion, whether I could get him a larger snuff-box; his was almost as big as my hand, and I said that I should have to make a larger one expressly—after Rosa recovered, Jacob asked for a violin which was hanging up; my young man got it down and Jacob began playing it in the shop—one tray which Jacob had selected, containing jewellery to a large amount, was taken at his desire into my back shop, and he went in there and played—my shopman was showing things also, and Jacob took him by the shoulder bodily to take him outside the window to show him a tray of coloured gold seals and keys which he wanted to look at—I told the young man not to go—I said, "Let him go out and point, and you can stay inside; but he took him by the arm and took him out—Louis first took up one thing and then another, and began to play again—Rosa fainted again, and had some more rum; they all had some; they drank half a bottle—the value of the goods they selected on the 9th was about 160
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—they then said that they should require some diamonds, and some fine gold chains, and a lot of other things which I had not got in stock—they left my shop about half-past 6, Jacob saying that he would come next morning, when the invoice was to be made out, properly numbered, and pay for them and take them away—they said that they were going to stay in Oxford four weeks—they all left together, and Louis returned within two minutes and wanted to buy an opera glass apart from his father-in-law—while he was there Jacob came back and said something to him in German—he made a great to do and they both went away; they did not take the glass—after they had gone I missed a diamond ring which had been among the articles I had shown them, and after I had had my dinner I went to Solomon's to ask him if he would tell me where they lived, as they had told me that they had bought things of him—I went to the railway station and made farther inquiries, but could not find them till I saw them in custody—I examined my stock minutely on the Saturday, which is a busy day, and again on Monday—I missed six antique forks, six double thread fiddle spoons, ten pearls, eleven seals, a chain and other articles—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is a ring which I took in exchange from them—this gold chain, pencil case, and ring, are mine; but I had not missed them till I saw them—I then went through my stock and missed eleven seals from the bunch of twelve—a dialogue had passed between us respecting the seals; they had the mark of a horse shoe, which is good luck, and I explained to the prisoners what good luck means—I must have thrown the bunch into the tray; they came from the same tray as the pencil case.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you recall the day in August when you first saw them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The day before Oxford races, which I think is the 27th, but there are two days races—to the best of my knowledge it was the elder prisoner and the daughter-in-law who came the second time; nothing was done the first time, only a little conversation passed as to what the brother would do when he came from Australia—it was about 4 o'clock when they came on the 9th—I know Mrs. Evans—I do not know the name of the street where she lives—I went there by myself through the information of a policeman—it is the first street on the left beyond Worcester college, and the second house down—it is not a respectable part of the city; it is known as Jericho—I have lived eighteen years in Oxford, but never had occasion to go into that street before—I had never seen Mrs. Evans before—I have not made any inquiries about her; she</p>
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<p>appeared respectable—Mr. Solomons lives in the Corn-market about a dozen doors from me—mine is a large shop and well stocked—my sister was in and out of the shop; she went to fetch some water to mix with the rum when Rosa asked for it—I told Mrs. Evans that they had robbed me and mentioned a diamond ring—I do not think Rosa went into my back room after the tray was moved in there—the amount of foreign money, exchanged was I think, 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or perhaps more—I buy my jewellery of the manufacturers, but I make several short chains—the seals were all alike in pattern and cutting and were all strung upon a hoop ring, but the stones were various in colour—this (
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did they put down the articles you exchanged with them directly?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I believe they had a quantity of it—the articles remained in a piece of paper as I had taken them—I did not put them down in writing, but I made a bill of the articles I had sold them in exchange—I have not taken stock within the last two or three years—a great many customers come to my shop on Saturdays, and they select from a great number of articles; it is market-day—this is not a common chain; they are not sold by the manufacturer in long lengths—they are made by the chain in these lengths, and I am particular in my patterns—I know that Germans are very fond of music.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BEST</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was this chain made according to your directions?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it was made for me—I cut it—there is the mark of my round punch on it, to make a hole to pass a jump ring through—this ring also bears my mark; it is the only one I had.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, L,</hi> 16). On 22d September, at noon, I appre
<lb/>hended Jacob and Rosa together in the Borough-road on another charge, and found on them a quantity of jewellery—this chain and pencil-case I found on Jacob, and this ring on Rosa's fingers.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had Jacob a sum of money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; 57
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. odd, and Rosa had 29
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-114" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BARR</persName> </hi>. I took Louis Levy on 23d September, in Horsemonger-lane-gaol—I had seen him at Tower-street police-station before that day; he came there in company with two others—a gentleman who was with him enquired for the two Levy's who were taken up the previous day—Louis tried to describe where they were taken up, and said that he was in their company—they stayed five minutes; I followed them, and took Louis in custody; took him back to the gaol, searched him, and found a great number of things among which was this seal—I gave it to Barrett.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he walk to the gaol, and you follow behind?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He went in a cab, and I fetched Mr. Mansell, and followed him in another cab—after he had alighted we went in, and I showed him to Mr. Mansell, who identified him—I found on him a great deal of English and foreign money; there might be 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., but I would not attempt to say exactly—also nine rings, a gold watch and chain, a pencil case, and a number of articles.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Witnesses for the Defence.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-115" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY EVANS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Thomas Evans, a bootmaker, and live at 2, Worcester-place, Oxford, near Worcester-college—we have been married fourteen years, and have been living there ever since—in August last, the prisoners came to our house; I think it was on Friday the 19th—they took apartments there, all three of them—they continued there just three weeks—the female prisoner and the elder prisoner took the lodgings—they spoke</p>
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<p>very poor English; I could hardly understand them—they did not say anything about the time they were likely to remain; they said it might be a week, or two, or three weeks, or it might be longer; they could not tell any fixed time—they brought beds and bedding for their use, and used their own plate—they each of them had gold watches and rings at the time of their arrival, and chains belonging to their watches—I saw them with English money, and other money—they left on a Friday—they paid me every farthing that was due—they did not give me any notice that they were leaving; I only knew of it the day before—they walked away, and a fly took their luggage—I saw Mr. Wells about a week after they had left—he came and asked if I had had foreigners lodging at my house—I told him I had; he asked if I knew what they were—I said I believed they were gentle people, from their coming to their going away—he said, "I believe your house has been a refuge for a set of swindlers"—I said I did not know it, for they behaved themselves in a gentlemanly manner all the time they were at my house, and I asked if they had robbed him—he said he could not say that they had robbed him, or that they had not; but they had selected a lot of things of him, and some he had not got, and was obliged to get; and by that means he should be a loser of a good deal of money—he said some of the things were very expensive—I was subpoenaed at the Lambeth police-court on this case, but was not examined.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who told you to go to the police-court?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. Neale, the solicitor—Worcester-place is in Jericho—it is not exactly in what is called Jericho—it is a very respectable place; there are respectable people living in Jericho, as well as anywhere else—they told me the day before they left that they were going away—they did not tell me any particular hour, and I did not enquire—my house consists of seven rooms; four of them are bedrooms—they took two furnished rooms, and had the use of a third—the lady saw to her own cooking—they had one sitting room, and one bedroom—they slept in both rooms—there were two beds—the old gentleman slept by himself, and the man and his wife by themselves—by the man and his wife I mean the younger male prisoner and the female—they represented themselves as man and wife; and the elder prisoner was represented as the father of the young woman—they paid me 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week—they told me they had just come from Hull—they went away between 5 and 6 on Friday—their things were not packed up long before that; they were packed in the afternoon; I can't say how long Wore they left, for I was not in the room to see—I can't say what railway-station they went to—I did not follow them—I did not hear them say where they were going.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> There is a chain there; did you see either of the prisoners wearing that?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I saw that, or one like it, in a little box—I did not take it out of the box—that was some days before they went away; it was on the table.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-116" type="given" value="LOUIS"/>LOUIS SOLOMON</persName> </hi>. I am a jeweller in the corn-market, Oxford—I have seen the prisoners at my shop very often—they came, perhaps, once or twice a week—they had some gold chains, and asked if I would buy them—I said I did not care about it—I never saw this gold chain (
<hi rend="italic">looking at the one produced</hi>); they had a good many chains—I cannot say what day it was—I cannot fix the date at all; I never took any notice—I have no idea whether it was before or after Oxford races, or whether it was in August or September—I have no idea how long it was since I saw them last—they too bad some foreign money, dollars, but I told them I did not care about</p>
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<p>buying them—they saw a watch at my place, and the old man said he should like to have it—I did not see this ring in the possession of either of the prisoners; I am quite certain of that.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-117" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BARRATT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I found a paper in the female prisoner's box, but I do not know whether it was a passport or not; it is here.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">here stated that as the prosecution were satisfied that the female prisoner was the wife of Louis Levy, he would, with the permission of the Court, withdraw from the case with respect to her.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JACOB LEVY</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LOUIS LEVY</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-1-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>[Guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ROSA LEVY</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted for
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18591128-2-offence-1 t18591128-name-120"/>Francois Tissott</persName>.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEST</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-121" type="given" value="FRANCOIS"/>FRANCOIS TISSOTT</persName> </hi>. I am a watch manufacturer, of 1, Red-lion-street, Holborn—on 27th October, about 11 in the morning, the prisoners came to my shop—Jacob said that he had come from Australia, and wanted goods to a large amount—they stayed half an hour, and selected five or six dozen of gold and silver watches—Jacob said that he would come next day, pay for them, and take them away—they then left, and about five minutes after
<lb/>wards, I missed three of the watches—these are them (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What countryman are you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Swiss—I showed them some of the paper boxes in which watches are sent from Geneva to this country—I import perhaps two or three thousand watches from Switzerland yearly, all from one maker, but of different pat
<lb/>terns—I had eighteen of this pattern, and I think I have sold twelve—there were two other customers in the shop at the time, but not at the same part—my mistress served them.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who is the manufacturer in Switzerland?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> My father; I have been there with him, and can swear to his manufacture—there is no mark of mine on it, but this is the same number as a watch I showed the prisoner—I never sold a watch of this pattern with the same number.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LILLEY</hi>. Tell me the number of the three watches you missed.
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think 2,580 or 81; I swear they were eighty something—they were all between 2,580 and 2,590—this watch is No. 2,584.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-122" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY BARRETT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, L</hi> 16). I took the prisoners; Rosa was wearing this watch.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JACOB</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-2-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-2-18591128 t18591128-2-punishment-2"/>Confined One Year more</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ROSA</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18591128-3-offence-1 t18591128-name-124"/>Josiah Pearce</persName>; upon which no evidence was offered.</rs> </p>
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<rs id="t18591128-4-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18591128-4-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="fraud"/>, Unlawfully obtaining 16 lbs. of cigars by false pretences.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-126" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-126" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-126" type="given" value="DANIEL SPALDIND"/>DANIEL SPALDIND CANNON</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacco manufacturer, of 98, Mint-street, Whitechapel—I trade under the name of Cannon and Co.—at the com
<lb/>mencement of July the prisoner was in my service; I was to pay him 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. per cent, on all orders he obtained—it was his duty to get orders for me, to take the goods out, receive the money when the goods were delivered, and account for the money to me when he came home—on 4th August, he brought me a verbal order from Mr. Arnold, of the Robin Hood tavern, for 6 boxes of</p>
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<p>cigars—I directed my foreman to give him the cigars, and on the following day, or the day after, he gave me this receipt—(
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "98,
<hi rend="italic">Royal Mint Street, August</hi> 4, 1859.
<hi rend="italic">To Mr. Arnold, Robin Hood Tavern, High Holborn. Please receive, per favour of Mr. Broughton, 6 boxes Havannahs, from O. E. Cannon and Co. Received by J. Arnold"</hi>)—I made that out, except the sig
<lb/>nature—the amount would be about 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the prisoner never accounted to me for any money—on the 6th, he said he had got an order from Mr. Bennett, of Parrock-street, Gravesend, for four boxes of cigars—I gave them to him with this note, which was then unsigned—(
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "98,
<hi rend="italic">Royal Mint Street. To Mr. Bennett, Parrock Street, Gravesend. Please receive by favour of Mr. Broughton,</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">boxes of cigars. Received, W. Bennett"</hi>)—the amount is 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he paid me nothing—on 13th August, he said that Mr. Bokes, of the White Hart, Strand, wanted six pounds of cigars—I gave them to him with this delivery note unsigned—he brought it back next day or the day after; the amount was 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "13
<hi rend="italic">th August,</hi> 1859.
<hi rend="italic">Mr. Bokes, White Hart, Strand. Received per favour of Mr. Broughton,</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">lbs. of cigars in box. Received, M. Bokes"</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did the prisoner first come to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He was introduced to me only a few days before this transaction by a party named Wilson, but I had met him occasionally when he was travelling for a house about a month previous—he came to me; I did not send for him—our agreement was not that he was to have 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. per cent., to be answerable for all bad debts, and that everything was to be placed to his credit—I recollect his taking a box of cigars to Mr. Howard—I do not know that cigars were sold to Mr. Swan, of Thanet-place; it was a box of foreign cigars; they were to be charged 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—they were not to be sub
<lb/>mitted to the Hon. Mr. Howard for 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the prisoner did not say to me, "Oh, these cigars were for Mr. Howard, but I sold them to Mr. Swan," nor did I say, "It is all right"—he paid me two guineas, and did not say who they were sold to—the invoice went with them—I have got my books here—I credited the cigars on 5th August to Mr. Howard—I have an entry on 25th July to Mr. Howard—the entry of six pounds of Havannahs, 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. is to Mr. Arnold—this is a book which I supplied the prisoner with; I was in the habit of looking at it—I made these entries, and gave them to the prisoner in the book—he was answerable for all the goods put in it, unless it was a bad debt; I should have been answerable for that—if Mr. Arnold had not paid him, I should not have looked to the prisoner for payment—he was to be paid his 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. per cent, when the account was settled—I have advanced him nearly 8
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he has not increased my business at all since he has been with me—before he introduced Mr. Bennett and Mr. Arnold, and Mr. Bokes, I knew their houses by name to be respectable houses—it was within a day or two of my charging him with obtaining goods by false pretences that he brought me back the receipts—I told him in the beginning of September, that I wished the accounts to be settled, as they were con
<lb/>siderably over due; I accused him at the commencement of October, and he said that times were very bad, and he never was so unfortunate in getting money in before; that people were continually putting him off—towards the end of the month, I spoke to him again, and he told me some story about having come into some property, and I need not be at all alarmed, as he would give me a cheque for the whole amount—he was with me three months—he did not employ deputies to get commissions for me—I never heard that he employed a person named Lawrence; I never heard the name—I never heard him mention the name of Van Tovey—he had no con
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<p>supplied by me, nor did he, to my knowledge, go out in a carriage to get customers.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say he introduced these people; was there any other transaction with Arnold or Bokes except this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; they were new customers to me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-127" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-127" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-127" type="surname" value="ARNOLD"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-127" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES ARNOLD</persName> </hi>. I keep the Robin Hood public-house in High Holborn—I never gave any order to the prisoner for cigars or tobacco—this is not my signature—I never authorised any one to sign it for me—I never received any cigars.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Do you know the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—this is not at all like my signature—I did not know Mr. Cannon.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-128" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-128" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-128" type="given" value="HENRY RICHARD"/>HENRY RICHARD BENNETT</persName> </hi>. I keep the Swan public-house, in Parrock-street, Gravesend—I did not give the prisoner any order for cigars for Mr. Cannon—I do not know the prisoner at all—I never received any cigars from him—this is not my signature to this note—I know nothing at all about the transaction.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Do you know Mr. Cannon?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—this is not at all like my signature—there are two other Mr. Bennetts at Gravesend, but they are my brothers.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<lb/>sionally—I did not receive any cigars from him—this is not my signature, nor was it written by my authority.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">There were other indictments against the prisoner, and the prosecutor stated that he had been a loser to the extent of</hi> 150
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the property of
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 28
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1859.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MECHI</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">ABBISS; MR. COMMON SERJEANT</hi>, and
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT MALCOLM KERR, ESQ</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> You was quite tipsy?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I was quite sober.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You lodged there three months?
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner, Q.</hi> Did you see me pull her down?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there anybody else who could have pulled her down?
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<interp inst="t18591128-8-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing 231bs. of tea, value 3
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<interp inst="t18591128-10-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="embezzlement"/>, Embezzling and stealing 3
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and other monies, the property of
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<interp inst="t18591128-10-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 29
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1859.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY; MR. RECORDER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROSE</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-149" type="given" value="SOPHIA JANE"/>SOPHIA JANE LOGAN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Mr. Walter Logan—in October last he was in Boulogne—I received this cheque (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) on his account from Sir William Maxwell on the 11th October—I gave it to the prisoner on 19th at 14, Chapel-place, Vere-street, Oxford-street—I told him my husband had written to request that he would place it in the bank to his account—as far as I can recollect he said, "I will attend to it," or something to that effect—nothing further took place—he took the cheque—(
<hi rend="italic">This cheque was for</hi> 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,
<hi rend="italic">dated October</hi> 11
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1859,
<hi rend="italic">drawn by William Maxwell on the Commercial Bank, Edinburgh, payable to bearer at Messrs. Jones, Loyd and Co. Lothbury.</hi>)</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-150" type="given" value="ALFRED HARVEST"/>ALFRED HARVEST COULSON</persName> </hi>. I am cashier to Messrs. Jones, Loyd and Co., bankers—Sir William Maxwell keeps an account there—on 20th October this cheque was presented over the counter and cashed—I gave five 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. notes and cash—I can't say positively to whom I paid it.</p>
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<persName id="t18591128-name-151" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-151" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-151" type="surname" value="LOGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-151" type="given" value="WALTER"/>WALTER LOGAN</persName> </hi>. I am a West India merchant, and carry on business at Lime-street, city—on 11th September I went out of town and remained out until 27th October—the prisoner was in my employment as a clerk—I had no other clerk or any other person at the office—when I left London I merely left him in charge to forward me the letters he received, and to let me know who called, and what was going on in the business—he wrote to me from time to time—this letter (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>), dated 21st October, is in the prisoner's handwriting—I received this on the following day, the 22nd—this postscript is also his writing—(
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "P.S. The 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. cheque received from Mrs. Logan I duly received and paid into the bank")—I received that by post—before I left London there was a bill for 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. coming due on 23d Sep
<lb/>tember, drawn by Messrs. Blogg and Martin and accepted by me; this is it—it was payable at 1, Lime-street; my place of business—before I left London I had arranged with Mr. Martin that they should pay the bill; I paid the half of it, 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., to Mr. Stevenson of Blogg and Martin's, and I gave my acceptance for the other 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—it was to be renewed for six months—it was arranged that when the 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bill became due, Blogg and Martin were to send the money to my office—I think that was arranged about 10th September, the day previous to my leaving London—I told the prisoner that Blogg and Martin would send 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. the following day, the 23d, to retire the bill—he knew that it was to be presented at my office, and I told him he would receive the amount of Blogg and Martin on the 23d to pay it—on the after
<lb/>noon of 26th October I received this letter from the prisoner—I was then at Boulogne—
<hi rend="italic">Part of this letter was read as follows:</hi> "I have now to call your attention to a matter of the greatest importance to myself, which causes me</p>
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<p>great anxiety. You will no doubt remember that when you left London you told me that the said gentlemen (Blogg and Martin) would furnish me with the means to retire their bill for 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. which fell due on 23rd September, on which day they handed me 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. without any explanation whatever; and upon observing your entry in my diary, viz. "65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. renewed for three months from date," I naturally concluded that some error had occurred, and that they had retained for some purpose 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and retained the bill themselves, as it was not presented here to my knowledge. I paid the amount, less a small deduction which I made on my own account, in to the Bank of England to your credit, for safety—on the following day a person (Mr. Stevenson) called here and told me that the bill had been returned to them unpaid, and that they had given their cheque for the amount, and requested me to return them the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. they paid me on the previous day. I gave him a cheque, signed as I sign the letters; I wrote "per pro Logan brothers, H. Leach." Some time afterwards he called and told me the cheque had been refused payment; I then paid him 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in cash, of my own money, and he gave me a receipt for it, which receipt is of course in my possession; but to my utter astonishment I received a note the latter end of last week, addressed to you, from Blogg and Martin, and which, as usual, I opened and found that from the purport of its contents that their clerk had misrepresented the circumstances of the transaction to them, and totally ignored the fact of my returning the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to him; I shall therefore leave you to judge the effect this produced upon me. I immediately took the advice of a friend, who advised me to consult a solicitor upon the matter. I did so, and he wished me to send a copy of said letter to you and retain the original which I have now to hand you. I called this morning, in company with my solicitor, and saw Mr. Martin, and Stevenson positively denies having received the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. from me, except by cheque. At Mr. Martin's request I gave him your address, and he will doubtless communicate with you concerning the matter."—I left Boulogne the morning after receiving that letter and came to London—I did not go to my office but went direct to Blogg and Martin—I went to my office next morning, the 28th, and saw the prisoner—I told him that I had come over to inquire about this trans
<lb/>action with Blogg and Martin, the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he told me that he held a receipt for the amount, that he had paid them 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on my account, and he held a receipt for the amount—he did not show me the receipt—nothing else occurred for a day or two, when I went again to Blogg and Martin to converse with them on the matter, and make myself perfectly acquainted with the transaction—I told the prisoner that I had spoken to Mr. Stevenson on the matter and that he had denied altogether having received the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—the prisoner still persisted that he held the receipt—a day or two afterwards I had a conver
<lb/>sation with him about the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. cheque; that was at my office—I asked him if he had paid it into the Bank of England—he said no, but he would make it all right with me; that he would take care to repay me the amount—I said "Very well, I shall see about that"—I had not at that time ascertained that the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. had not been paid in to my account—I did not send for my pass
<lb/>book fur a day or two afterwards, when I did, I found that no such sum had been paid in; I have the pass-book here to prove it; no credit is given to me for that amount—I did not say anything to him then, because I wished to let it stand over for a day or two until I had examined into the account, to see if it had been allowed in any other way—I had some conversation with him about the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a day or two, afterwards; he said that he was very desirous to repay the amount, and he would see Mr. Williams, a friend of his,</p>
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<p>and would get the money from him to repay it—nothing further took place until I gave him in charge to a policeman—before I gave him in charge he had said that he kept the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. back, as he had made an advance of 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on my account—I think he said that a few days after I came over from Boulogne—he repeatedly said that—I had not learnt from the prisoner before I came over on the 27th October that this money had not been paid in to my bankers—I continually received letters from him, generally every two or three days—his wages were 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">with</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEWIS</hi>).
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What do you mean by receiving letters every two or three days?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> During the time I was absent he wrote to me, until I came over—it is one day's post—I do not think I received any letter between the 21st and 25th—(
<hi rend="italic">The following letter was here put in and read:</hi> "To Mr. Logan. London, October 20th, 1859 Sir, on the 23d of last month we handed your clerk 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. towards your acceptance of 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. due on that day, for which we should have sent the whole amount as arranged with you but through the amount having been entered by our cashier to the smaller amount in his diary. The bill was returned on the 24th unpaid. When we gave our cheque for the full amount, and made application to your clerk for the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to be returned to us, his reply was that the bill had not been presented at the office. This was in reply to our telling him that he should have brought it to us and made some inquiry about it, as he acknowledged he knew he had to receive the whole amount from us; and he gave us a cheque for it on the Bank of England; upon presenting which it was refused payment, the bank not having his signature. We then requested him to send a cheque to you for your signature, which he said he did at once, and has been daily expecting to hear from you or to see you back. We cannot think that you are treating this matter in the manner you ought to have done, in as much as it was done for your accommodation, and you should have at once returned the cheque signed, to reimburse us for our cash; we therefore beg you will immediately on receipt of the present send us the amount. We are, sir, yours obediently, Blogg and Martin.")—the prisoner told me he would repay me the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. before he told me he was retaining it for the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he said that, either on the 28th or 29th, I am not certain which—there was no one present at the conversation—I had not seen the pass-book at that time; I don't remember Mr. Wil
<lb/>liams being present; he was present on one occasion, I think about the 28th, 29th, or 30th—it was a day or two after I had seen the prisoner—I can't say the exact day, perhaps it was the 29th—I first saw the prisoner alone—I am sure that I spoke to him about the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. before I saw the pass-book—I think I spoke to him before I saw Mr. Williams—I did not know that the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. had been advanced until I received Blogg and Martin's letter at Boulogne, dated the 20th, and which the prisoner sent to me in his own letter—the first time I saw the prisoner he told me he had paid 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to Mr. Stevenson and he held his receipt—I asked him where he got the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he told me that he had borrowed 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. of Mr. Williams—Mr. Williams was present when that was stated and he confirmed it—I asked if he had any objection to show me the receipt for it—he said he would, but he never did—Mr. Williams is now bail for him in 400
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I said at first that I should let Blogg and Martin bring the action for the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and I would defend it—I afterwards said I should not defend it unless the prisoner's friends would guarantee the costs in any event, win or lose—I do not remember Mr. Williams saying that that was unreasonable, and he should not do it—he said he would see about it; he would inquire about it.</p>
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<p>—I did not see Mr. Baugham, an attorney—Mr. Williams did not say that if I did not like to defend the honour of my office, he, on the part of the prisoner, would not have anything to do with it, that he did not see why the prisoner should fight my battles—they did refuse to guarantee the costs—I think I gave the prisoner into custody a day or two after that, on Saturday, the 5th—if my costs had been guaranteed I could not say that I should have fought the action; that depended upon circumstances—if Blogg and Martin brought an action against me for 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I expected the costs to be paid—I went over to the Continent to reside with my family—I was not at all pressed—the friends who had bills upon me, in consequence of a revolu
<lb/>tion in South America, very kindly offered to renew them until the end of the revolution—I had bills to pay, but they were always taken up—the prisoner in his letters to me called my attention to bills to be met and so on—it was an object to gain time—when I went away I left the prisoner just sufficient money to pay postage, perhaps 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., or something of that kind; I really can't remember—it was a small sum—it may have been 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., or 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he was to let me know how the business was going on, and what persons called—I left him to attend to the business—he was to manage and attend to it and let me know what was going forward from time to time—the business is foreign business—it did not consist of renewing bills; but goods sent out to foreign countries—they were to be obtained from a variety of persons, correspondents—he had nothing to do with that—there was no business going on at that time, merely receiving letters, answering them, and writing over to me according to my directions—he was not to open all the letters, only a certain portion, not any foreign letters, merely those he thought of no consequence—he was to open English letters now and then—he had no authority from me to open the letter sent by Blogg and Martin; he ought not to have opened it—he was not to open foreign letters, but certain English letters, according to his own judgment—I left it entirely to himself, either to open them or send them on to me—I do not complain of his opening that letter—I did not say anything to him about that—before I went to Boulogne I was living at Eastburnham Grove—I did not return there; I gave it up when I went to Boulogne—I took my family with me—when my wife returned she did not go back to our house; she went into lodgings—the house was let—the prisoner's salary was 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week—he commenced at 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and it was increased to 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the salary was paid regularly up to a certain period—on 16th October I remitted to him 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for two weeks' salary—I have a memorandum of it in my cheque-book—I re
<lb/>mitted it from Boulogne—there was nothing due to him at that time—I had my cheque book with me—I sent him a cheque out of which he was to retain 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—there was not as much as 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. due to him for money advanced and for wages—I had been away for ten weeks—I had sent him over various cheques—I do not remember sending him any other cheque for salary except the one for 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., but I think I did—I considered that on 16th October his salary was paid up to that date—the other eight weeks' salary had been paid previously to that—when he wanted money he had nothing to do but to write to me and say so—he did not write to me—I wrote over and asked him if he wished me to send him any money for his salary—he said it was of no consequence, and I sent him this cheque of 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I don't think I had sent him any previous to 16th October—I left England on 11th September—up to 16th October I remitted him 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I wrote to ask him to let me know if I owed him any money—I sent him over 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to pay into the bank; he did pay it in—he paid in 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. out of the</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; he kept 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for his own purposes—that was on the 23d, the same day that the hill was dishonoured—I have repaid a part of that 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to Blogg and Martin—I paid 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I have still 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. which does not belong to me but to Blogg and Martin—the prisoner has had a great deal of money to pay into the bank for me at different times—on the very day that Mrs. Logan gave him the 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. cheque, he gave her 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. remitted by me; that was for her expenses—Messrs. Blogg and Martin and myself are paying the expenses of this prosecution—it is conducted by Blogg and Martin's attorneys, Messrs. Stevens and Satchell; the same gentlemen who applied to me for the repay
<lb/>ment of the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Before you went away had you given the prisoner any money for his salary in advance?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—the cheque I sent him on 16th October was for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., out of which he was to keep 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for two weeks' salary—the revolution in South America interfered very much with my busi
<lb/>ness, and prevented remittances coming forward—it almost put a complete stop to business—I think I sent the prisoner a small sum from Boulogne for petty cash—I am not very sure whether I sent him any from Boulogne or not—I told him when he wanted anything for petty cash to let me know and I would send it over to him—it is not true that 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was due to him for money that he had laid out for me—he did not make any claim upon me for 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on my return from Boulogne, nor for any amount at all.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Has there been any settlement of accounts between you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> None whatever—he has not made any claim upon me for money advanced, except this 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-152" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS STEVENSON</persName> </hi>. I am principal clerk to Messrs. Blogg and Martin, diamond merchants, in Bucklersbury—I have been in their employment nearly 17 years—I remember the transaction with reference to this 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bill—I first saw the prisoner upon the matter on 24th September, at the office of his employer, Mr. Logan, 1, Lime-street square—I presented the bill to him; it had been returned to us as the drawers, and we paid it—I gave a cheque for it myself—I asked the prisoner how it was that he allowed the bill to be returned; he said the bill had never been presented there—I told him it must have been presented through the bankers whose names were upon it, and likewise by the notary in the evening, as the ticket was attached to it—he still persisted that it had not been presented—I had the bill with me at the time with the notarial ticket attached, and presented it to him—I asked him if Mr. Logan had not, previous to his leaving, given him instruc
<lb/>tions that the bill would be presented on the 23d September; and, likewise, whether Mr. Logan had not told him that he had received the whole amount, 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., from Blogg and Martin—his answer was that Mr. Logan had told him so previous to leaving—I then asked him how it was when he had only received 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. that had been sent in error, that he did not come on at once to Blogg and Martin's to see how it was—he still said that the bill had not been presented; he gave no further reason—the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. had been sent to him on 23d September, the day before the bill was due—I then told the prisoner that, for Mr. Logan's honour, as there had been a mistake about the bill he had better go to the bankers and explain why it was that the bill had been returned, and that it was then taken up by us—I don't recollect his saying whether he would do so or not—I then said, as he had received the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. all he had to do was to hand me back that 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., as I had now taken up the bill; in fact I had given 195
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for it, 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on the 23d and 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on the 24th—the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I had sent him by a messenger the previous day—he replied that he could not do that, for he had paid the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. into the Bank of England,</p>
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<p>but he would give me a cheque for it on the bank—he then took a cheque-book which was either lying before him or at the side of him, and he immediately wrote me a cheque signed, "Logan Brothers, per procuration, Henry Leach"—this is the cheque (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—he took the cheque book to do it, as if he was regularly authorised to sign it, and handed it to me—it is for 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., dated 24th September—immediately that he gave me that cheque I gave him the 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bill, which, of course, he was entitled to, handing him back at the same time the receipt which he had given on 23d to our messenger, Richard Watts, for the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and I wrote at that moment under the receipt, "Returned the above 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., per procuration of Blogg and Martin. Thomas Stevenson"—this is a copy of it, which was afterwards taken in our office—this is the original—(
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "1, Lime-street Square, 23d September, 1859. Received of Messrs. Blogg and Martin 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on account of Logan, Brothers, per procuration. Henry Leach. Returned the above 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., per procuration of Blogg and Martin. Thomas Stevenson, 24th September, 1859")—that I wrote at the moment of receiving the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. cheque—nothing further took place at that interview—I took the cheque to the Bank of England to present it for payment on my road to Bucklersbury—it was not paid; the cashier attached a ticket to it stating that it was incorrectly signed—as near as I can recollect it must have been about 12, or a little after 12, when I called at the bank—I immediately returned to Mr. Logan's office, but did not find the prisoner there—the door was closed, and there was a ticket on the door, "Return at 1 o'clock"—I returned again but did not find him; the same ticket was on the door; that was between 12 and 1 o'clock—I was waiting about half or three-quarters of an hour—I went again just before 1 o'clock and stayed until perhaps a quarter past 1, and the prisoner did not come there—when I went the last time I found him there; he had come in—no, I beg your pardon, he was not there then—I did not see him there again on the Saturday—the ticket was still there, "Return at 1 o'clock"—I did not see him again till the following Monday the 26th—he then came to our office; but I should mention that on the Saturday afternoon after I had been there the last time, which was about a quarter past 1, I came back to Mr. Martin and reported to him what I had done; and later in the afternoon I sent on a messenger twice to Mr. Logan's office, but I did not see the prisoner again at all on that Saturday—he came to our office about the middle of the day on Monday and I saw him—Richard Watts and Charles Cooke were present—Cooke is a clerk in the office—Watts brought the prisoner round to my desk and I said to him—"I suppose you come about the cheque" he said that he had been to the Bank of England and he found that his signature was not authorised at the bank—I then, conformably to instructions I had received from Mr. Martin, told him to send a crossed cheque over to Mr. Logan by that night's post, with a request that he should return it against the cheque which had been dishonoured at the bank; that he promised to do and then left—I retained the cheque in my possession, not having a value for it—it was a verbal message that I sent by Watts on the Saturday—I have seen the letter dated 25th October, written by the prisoner to Mr. Logan—I positively swear that I never had the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. from the prisoner, and he knows it as well as I do—the only 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. I received was by the dishonoured cheque on the Bank of England—I never received it in gold, or money, or in other way, I most positively swear.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you ever received any cash at all from him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Never; I never saw him before the day this transaction took place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you write that letter that was sent on to the office to be forwarded to Mr. Logan?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I wrote the letter of 20th September by Mr. Martin's instructions; this is it—I sent it to Mr. Logan's office by Watts; be brought it back, and I sent it again by Watts, and it was left there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> After the cheque was dishonoured at the Bank as you say, you went back first and then went again, and waited till a few minutes past 1?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did; I did not go there again during that day—I said at first that I did, and saw Mr. Leach; that was a slip—I positively swear that I did not see the prisoner—I made that slip because the case is so complicated; this is the first time I have been in a witness-box, and the questions rather confuse me—I positively swear that I never saw the prisoner on the Saturday alter a quarter past I—on 25th October, the prisoner came to our office with Mr. Williams and an attorney of the name of Baugham—they asked to see Mr. Martin; I presume it was on the subject of the cheque—Mr. Martin was occupied at the time—I might have said, "You had better see me"—they asked to see Mr. Martin—I said he was engaged—I brought him out to them; at least I did not, one of our gentlemen did; I was occupied—Leach accused me in Mr. Martin's presence with having received the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—to the best of my belief his words were, "I paid Mr. Stevenson the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and I hold his receipt for it"—I have no recollection of his saying, "When I gave him the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., I produced the receipt, and Stevenson wrote this on it at the time"—I said at that time that I had not seen him on the Saturday afternoon after the cheque was dishonoured—the message sent to him on the Saturday was a slip of paper put into the letter box to come on to Blogg and Martin, that there was something wrong about the cheque—he came on Monday by himself—when he came with Mr. Williams and the attorney, and the receipt was produced, I might perhaps in the excitement of the moment have said, "I will keep that"—but the words as far as my knowledge and belief goes, were, "We must have a copy of that"—to the best of my knowledge and belief I did not say, "I will keep that"—I will not swear I did not; I might have done so—I was excited by such a dastardly accusation made upon my character; if I did say so, that must be my excuse—Mr. Martin said, "I believe we had better have a copy," and a copy was given—I did not go to the prosecutor's office between 24th September and 20th October in quest of the prisoner—the first time I heard that the prisoner had said that he had paid me the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was on 25th October, when he came with Mr. Williams and the solicitor to accuse me before Mr. Martin—I had entered 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to be sent on instead of 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in our books originally.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Can you explain why it was, if this receipt was written at the time the cheque was given, that you put instead of "returned the cheque" or anything respecting the cheque, "returned the above 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> That was the mistake that has caused this accusation against me—had I said, "by cheque" upon the receipt, it never could have happened—I considered I was dealing with an honourable man—that refers to the cheque and to that alone, because I attached it simultaneously with receiving the cheque—it is very common not to put "by cheque" when you receive a cheque; a very common practice indeed.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say you did not yourself go to Mr. Logan's office after 24th September?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; but I sent continually—I sent Watts</p>
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<p>with messages—I never received the crossed cheque—I mentioned this matter repeatedly from time to time to Mr. Martin.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-153" type="surname" value="WATTS"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-153" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD WATTS</persName> </hi>. I am a messenger in the employment of Blogg and Martin—on 23d September, I went to Mr. Logan's office—I saw the prisoner and gave him 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; it was in notes—I told him I had brought the money on for the bill, and he gave me a receipt; this is it—I brought it back to the office, and gave it to our Mr. Stevenson—on the following day, Saturday, Mr. Stevenson spoke to me somewhere about 1 o'clock, in the middle of the day—in consequence of what he said I went to Mr. Logan's office with a message—I did not see the prisoner—there was a ticket on the door, "Re
<lb/>turn at 1 o'clock"—I went again that afternoon, but did not find him—I wrote on a slip of paper that he was to come on to our office, as there was some irregularity in the signing of the cheque, and I put that slip of paper into the letter-box—it was merely on a piece of envelope which I tore off—I think that was between 2 and 3 o'clock—I did not see the prisoner at all that Saturday—on the following Monday, the 26th, he came to Messrs. Blogg and Martin's—I took him round to Mr. Stevenson—I believe he merely said "Good morning" when he first came, and I took him round to Mr. Stevenson at once—that was in the counting-house—Mr. Cooke was sitting opposite—Mr. Stevenson requested the prisoner to send a cheque over to Mr. Logan for his signature, and to return it to us, as Mr. Leach had been to the Bank of England about the cheque, and his signature was not authorised—he said he would do so—nothing more took place—between that time and the latter end of October I was sent several times to Mr. Logan's office—I saw the prisoner on one occasion, and requested him to send the cheque over to Mr. Logan, and to return it to us, as we wished the affair settled, and he promised to do so—I think that was two or three days after the 26th—sometimes when I went he was there, and sometimes he was not—I went on afterwards to see if the cheque had been returned to him—I saw him several times—I asked him if he had received the cheque from Mr. Logan—he said, "No;" he had not heard from him; he was expecting to do so every day.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you go between the 26th and the 29th?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe I did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> On the 20th October, do you remember receiving a letter from Mr. Stevenson to take to the office?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I took it—I saw the prisoner the first time that I went that day—I asked him if Mr. Logan had returned, or if he had received a letter from Mr. Logan—he said, "No;" Mr. Logan would return the day after to-morrow, about 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and I said I would come on and see him—I did not show him the letter that I brought then—I returned to the office and communi
<lb/>cated the circumstance to the firm—I then took the letter on later in the day, and put it into the box—I had said nothing to the prisoner about forwarding that letter to Mr. Logan.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You were not called before the Magistrate?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-154" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-154" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-154" type="surname" value="COOKE"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-154" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES COOKE</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the service of Blogg and Martin—on Monday, 26th September, the defendant came to our office—I was sitting in the counting-house at the time—he said that he had been to the bank, and found that Mr. Logan had not authorised his signature—Mr. Stevenson then proposed that he should send a crossed cheque for the amount to Mr. Logan, which he promised to do—I heard nothing further.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-155" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-155" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-155" type="surname" value="MARTIN"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-155" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES MARTIN</persName> </hi>. I am a member of the firm of Blogg and Martin—I remember this transaction with regard to the 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bill—Mr. Stevenson</p>
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<p>gave the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. to Watts to take to the prisoner—the cheque for it was put for my signature—Stevenson frequently talked to me about this matter, from time to time, after 26th September—on 20th October he wrote a letter by my direction—I do not remember whether I signed it—we were told that Mr. Logan was to return to London a day later, and that letter was sent to meet him on his return to London, feeling that he had neglected to repay the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. which he ought to have done.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Do you remember being present when the prisoner came with Mr. Williams and his solicitor about this matter?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it was then openly discussed before me—the prisoner asserted that Stevenson had received the money, and Stevenson denied it—I cannot say that I re
<lb/>member Stevenson saying anything about his going there on the Saturday when the cheque was dishonoured—I do not remember very distinctly what passed—I know that Stevenson did go on the Saturday to receive the cheque, but he did not see the prisoner when he went back—I think he asserted, that after he had received the cheque from Leach he presented it at the Bank of England; that he then returned to Lime-street, and did not find Mr. Leach, and that he either went or sent later, and Mr. Leach came on the Monday—I think he did not say that he went back and saw Mr. Leach on the Saturday—Leach asserted that he did come back, and that he paid Mr. Stevenson—Stevenson asserted that he did not see Leach on Saturday, after the dishonouring of the cheque—that is my impression, but I cannot speak with great certainty—we were all rather excited—I would not under
<lb/>take to swear that Stevenson did not say so, but I believe not—the receipt was produced at the time, and after some little difficulty, they consented to a copy being taken—I rather think that Stevenson, first of all, wanted the receipt—he said, "This belongs to us; we ought to have this."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was it he said about the receipt?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think, in the flurry of the moment, we considered the receipt was ours, as we had not had value for it—I do not remember the exact words he used, but I think it was, "This belongs to us," or "We ought to have this"—I think I suggested that a copy should be taken, upon which the solicitor answered, "Oh, but you must ask us if we will allow you to take a copy"—a copy was ulti
<lb/>mately taken.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you received any portion of the 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. from Mr. Logan?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I think 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LOGAN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you leave your cheque-book with the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I did not; I had it with me—the cheque-book that he had was obtained from the bank—I did not find any cheque-book when I came back to the office—I searched the office, to see if there was any besides the one I had with me at Boulogne—I was not able to find any—I had not communicated to the prisoner my intention of returning on 21st October—all the papers were left at my office.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-156" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-156" type="surname" value="FABIAN"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-156" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FABIAN</persName> </hi>. I am superintendent of the drawing-office in the Bank of England—I produce an order for a cheque-book, presented in Sep
<lb/>tember, 1859—there is a date on it, 24th September, but I cannot tell the day—it was not presented to me personally—I know that a cheque-book was delivered upon this order—(
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "To the cashiers of the Bank of England: Please let the bearer have a stamped cheque-book for fifty leaves. 1, Lime-street-square. September, 1859. Logan, Brothers")—This cheque for 65
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. came out of the book that was delivered that morning.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe a cheque-book for fifty leaves, is the smallest issued by the Bank?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LOGAN</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi>) I solemnly swear that this order is a forgery of my name—it is the prisoner's handwriting—I did not authorise him or anybody to write it, or to obtain any cheque-book.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> In the letter of the 25th October the prisoner states that he had given to Stevenson a cheque for the amount; did you say any
<lb/>thing to him about that, or ask him how he got that cheque?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I did not inquire how it was that he had a cheque to give him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-157" type="surname" value="WILLAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-157" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WILLAMS</persName> </hi>. I live at 26, Lower Phillimore-place, Kensington—I have known the prisoner thirteen years—his character has been most unim
<lb/>peachable in every respect—I am his bail for 400
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and would be for 4,000
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you at any time lend him any money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did; 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on the 27th of last August, I think it was—he was about to be married at that time to a lady of very considerable expectations.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Several other witnesses deposed to the prisoner's good character.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-11-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-11-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Strongly recommended to mercy by the Jury in consideration of his youth, his good character, and the temptation thrown in his way. There were other indictments against the prisoner—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-11-18591128 t18591128-11-punishment-10"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS BROOKS</hi> (21)</persName>
<rs id="t18591128-12-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18591128-12-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-12-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, Feloniously forging and uttering a warrant for the delivery of a cheque-book with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-159" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-159" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-159" type="surname" value="HEWETT"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-159" type="given" value="FREDERICK KENNARD"/>FREDERICK KENNARD HEWETT</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the London joint stock Bank—on 15th October this order was produced to me; I believe not by the prisoner—Mr. Groom, whose name purports to be signed to it, had an account with us—in consequence of that request I gave a cheque-book to the person, and he signed the name of Roberts to our book—this is the cheque-book (
<hi rend="italic">produced.</hi>)</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-160" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-160" type="surname" value="GROOM"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-160" type="given" value="HENRY CHARLES"/>HENRY CHARLES GROOM</persName> </hi>. I am an insurance agent, 9, Lime-street—the prisoner was formerly in my service as clerk for about two years—he left me about four years ago—while he was with me I banked at the London Joint-stock Bank, as I do now—the prisoner was aware of that—he was in the habit of going to the bank for me—I never gave him or any one else authority to present this request—I do not know whose writing it is—it is different to the hand that the prisoner used to write while with me—I have never seen this cheque-book.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-161" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-161" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-161" type="surname" value="BARTON"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-161" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BARTON</persName> </hi>. I am an advertising agent at 2, Upper Wellington-street, Strand—the prisoner has been in my service—he left in April, 1857—he was with me a little better than six months—I became acquainted with his handwriting during that time—this document, in my belief, is in his handwriting.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-162" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-162" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-162" type="surname" value="FRANKLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-162" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FRANKLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, E</hi> 20.) On 8th November I went to Little George-street, Hampstead-road—I saw the prisoner come out of a house there—I followed and apprehended him—put him into a cab and got in myself—I ordered the cabman to drive to Bow-lane station—in going along Cheapside the cabman did not known the turning—I put out my head to direct him, and when I drew in my head again, I saw that the prisoner had lost his hat—I said to him "Where is your hat?" he hesitated a little and then said "Oh, it is of no consequence, it has fallen outside"—I said it might be of very great consequence, and I ordered the cabman to stop—at the same time I saw a gentleman pick up the hat; I called to him and he gave it to me—I looked at it and found this cap inside it—the prisoner said "Give me the cap"—I took it out to give it to him and found this cheque</p>
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<p>book under the cap in the hat—I said, "Oh, here is a cheque-book," he said, "I know nothing about it, some one must have put it there"—it was right at the bottom of the hat under the cap.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BARTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I believe the writing on these counterfoils in this cheque-book to be all in the prisoner's hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> It is all through prejudice that Mr. Barton has come up against me; it is three years since he saw any of my writing. I went to him after being with Mr. Groom, and I was with him as many years as I was months with Mr. Barton, and surely Mr. Groom must be better acquainted with my writing than Mr. Barton; and he says, it is nothing like my writing. Mr. Barton comes against me because I gave information of different swindling transactions, in which I had been compelled to assist him while in his employ.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BARTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> The only difference I had with the prisoner was that I was a prosecutor against him some time ago.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-12-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-12-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS BROOKS</hi> </persName> was
<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted
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<interp inst="t18591128-13-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ROBINSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-164" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-164" type="surname" value="SARSON"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-164" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SARSON</persName> </hi>. I am a vinegar merchant in the City-road—this is one of my cards (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) that would be delivered to any person who came for it—I never saw the prisoner before—I did not authorise him or anybody else to write that note—I do not know the handwriting.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-165" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-165" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-165" type="surname" value="MOSS"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-165" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL MOSS</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Messrs. Moses and Son, of Oxford-street, tailors—the prisoner came to our shop on the night of 1st November—he presented to me this card—he tried on some clothes and said they were to be sent that evening to 11, Great Pulteney-street—they were taken by a porter, Joseph Bedboro'—he was to get the money 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he shortly after returned and brought back a cheque for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. with this letter—we referred to the books and found we had no account—there was no shilling owing on an old account—the cheque was paid into our bankers.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-166" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-166" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH BEDBORO'</persName> </hi>. I am porter to Messrs. Moses in Oxford-street—on the evening of 1st September I received from Moss a parcel—I took it to 11, Great Pulteney-street—I there saw the prisoner—he came to the door—I gave him the parcel and he gave me a cheque—he went and fetched it; he had not time to write it; it was ready prepared—I receipted the bill and gave it to him—the amount is 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I mentioned that to him; he gave me this cheque; it is a cheque for 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he gave me a letter with the cheque, it was written at the time—he said "Here is 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. you owe Messrs. Sarson and Son on the last June account; that 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. will make us straight"—he had the letter in one hand and the cheque in the other; he had not time to write it—I went back with it to my master.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-167" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-167" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-167" type="surname" value="BARTON"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-167" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BARTON</persName> </hi>. I believe this cheque to be in the prisoner's hand
<lb/>writing and this letter also—I believe the writing on this card to be his—the cheque appears to have come out of this cheque-book, the number on the counterfoil is the same.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18591128-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-168" type="surname" value="HEWITT"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-168" type="given" value="FREDERICK KENNARD"/>FREDERICK KENNARD HEWITT</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the London Joint-stock Bank—on 15th October this order for a cheque book was produced to me and I gave that cheque book for it—that cheque comes out of that book—this cheque must have been attached to this counterfoil.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-169" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-169" type="surname" value="FRANKLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-name-169" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FRANKLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman E</hi> 20). On 8th November I apprehended the prisoner and put him into a cab—I put my head out; on returning I saw</p>
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<p>the prisoner's hat gone—I said "Where is your hat"—a gentleman picked it up, and in it I found this cheque book.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was sent with the order to Moses and Sons by some one that had worked for about two years—from 11, Great Pulteney-street.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-13-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-13-18591128 t18591128-13-punishment-11"/>Ten Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18591128-15-offence-1 t18591128-name-172"/>William Oliver Gridley</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-173" type="given" value="WILLIAM OLIVER"/>WILLIAM OLIVER GIRDLEY</persName> </hi>. On 24th November I was standing in one of the recesses on London Bridge—I felt a tug at my pocket—I looked down and saw the prisoner with my watch in his hand; he put it behind him and passed it to some one else—I got down and took him and he wrenched away from me—I said he had taken my watch—he said he had not, and he pointed to some one else who was running away, and said he had got it—I am quite sure I saw it in his hand—he got away from me—I saw him on London Bridge ten minutes afterwards; the policeman had him then.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-174" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD WEST</persName> </hi>. I am a shopkeeper in Devereaux-court, Strand—I was passing over London Bridge on the morning of 24th November—I saw the last witness scuffling with the prisoner—he had his arm round the prosecutor's neck and his other hand was in front of the prosecutor—but what he took from him I could not see—I am quite sure that the prisoner is the person who was scuffling with him—I saw him in custody about ten minutes afterwards.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-175" type="given" value="WILLIAM CHARLES"/>WILLIAM CHARLES HOLBROOK</persName> </hi>. I am an artist's decorator, and live in Belvidere-road, Lambeth—I saw the prisoner run out of a recess on London-bridge—he ran straight towards Fish-street, right down the steps into Thames-street—I stopped him—he asked me what I wanted with him; I said he was the person who had stolen the watch he said he was not—I held him till a policeman came up and took him into custody.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 29
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1859.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HUMPHERY</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MECHI</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">ABBISS;</hi> and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant and the Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN SMITH</hi> (28)</persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="largeCaps">SARAH CLIFFORD</hi> (35)</persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18591128-19-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-19-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—</rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES CAVE</hi> (47)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18591128-20-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Feloniously uttering counterfeit coin; to which he</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-20-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-20-18591128 t18591128-20-punishment-18"/>Four Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<lb/>fully uttering counterfeit coin; to which</rs> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVID MALEY</hi>
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<interp inst="t18591128-21-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="italic">No evidence was offered against</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CAROLINE MALEY</hi>.—
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<interp inst="t18591128-22-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for feloniously uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEST</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-184" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GOWER</persName> </hi>. I produce a certificate of a previous conviction (
<hi rend="italic">Read: "At the General Quarter Sessions for Surrey, April, 1859, Benjamin Mortlock and Sarah Mortlock were convicted of uttering counterfeit coin. Confined Six Months"</hi>)—I was present; the prisoner is the person there referred to.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-185" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM STEBBING</persName> </hi>. I keep the Shakespeare public-house in Percival-street, Clerkenwell—on Wednesday, 26th October, the prisoner came to my bar about half-past 4 o'clock, with another female—the prisoner asked for a half-quartern of gin—she offered me a counterfeit shilling—I tried it and found that it bent—I told her it was bad; she said she did not know it—she said she had been to Mr. Pierpoint's, and he told her it was bad, and she did not think it was bad, and she came to try it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> I told you at first that Mr. Pierpoint had refused it, and I wanted to know if it was bad?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; you never said a word till I bent the shilling, and asked you what you meant by offering it—Mr. Pierpoint came in at another door, and cautioned me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, G</hi> 175). I was fetched to the Shakespeare public-house, and the prisoner was given in custody by the last witness—I asked her where she got the shilling; she said she did not know—I asked if she had any more; she said, "No"—I took her to the station, and she was searched by a female—four half crowns, two sixpences, and fourpence in copper were found on her, all good—I asked her where she lived, and she said she had no home.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-188" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am an inspector of coin to the Royal Mint—this shilling is counterfeit.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-22-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-22-18591128 t18591128-22-punishment-20"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN BROWN</hi> (28)</persName> and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY SCANES</hi> (26)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18591128-23-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-23-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COOK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-191" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-191" type="given" value="MARY JANE"/>MARY JANE WILCOX</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of John Wilcox, a tobacconist, in Mortimer-street, Cavendish-square—on Saturday evening, 29th October,</p>
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<p>Brown came into my shop between 7 and 8 o'clock—another man, not scanes, came in after him, and after the other man was in scanes came in—that was not a minute after Brown had come in—Brown asked for two of the best cigars—I showed him two at 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a-piece—he said they were not the right sort, but he at last took two—he offered me in payment a half-sovereign—he put it on the cigar-case—I asked him if he had any smaller change; he said, "No"—I asked a friend of mine to give me change, or lend me sixpence, and I gave him change—scanes bad come in while I was showing Brown the cigars—when I had given Brown the change he went away; and as he turned to leave the shop scanes asked for half-an-ounce of tobacco—I served him, and he gave good money—I discovered that the half-sovereign was bad before scanes had left the shop, but after Brown had left—the other man asked for two cigars while I was serving Brown, and he was waiting to be served; and Brown said, "Serve that gentleman first;" and I did so, and he left the shop—I won't be sure that that was after Brown had laid down the half-sovereign, but he had had the cigars—I saw a person of the name of Sparrow; I showed him the half-sovereign, but I did not lose sight of it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown. Q.</hi> When I first went to the station, you accused the policeman with being one of the persons in the shop?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I did not—I said to the policeman, "You might have been in the shop;" but I could not say—he was buttoned up; and I said, "Unbutton your coat," and he did so, and I said he was not the man—Brown then unbuttoned his coat, and I said, "You are the man that gave it me"—I asked if you had any small change; you said you had a friend outside who would give you small change—I made no answer, but I borrowed a sixpence and gave you change.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You found the half-sovereign was bad after Brown had left and before scanes had left?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I said, "Here is a bad half-sovereign"—I said that loud enough to be heard by my friend in the parlour—scanes took no notice, but he walked out.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-192" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE PARROTT</persName> </hi>. I am a dyer—I live within five doors of Mrs. Wilcox—on 29th October I saw the prisoners, about half-past 7 o'clock in the evening—they were both together, and a third person was with them—I saw them walk up and down between my shop and Mrs. Wilcox's, and they were in deep conversation by Mrs. Wilcox's window for two or three minutes—I kept my eye on them, and I saw Brown go into the shop, and immediately afterwards scanes went in—I knew them by sight quite well—Brown went in first, and scanes next, not a minute afterwards—soon after-wards Brown came out; he ran past my shop as hard as he could run round the corner—I saw scanes come out next—I don't know whether the other man came out or not—when scanes came out he went in the same direction that Brown went.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. T. ATKINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you know where scanes lodged?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe in Edward-square, Caledonian-road—there is a coffee-house there—I live within two or three doors of that place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-193" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD LAMBERT</persName> </hi>, (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, E</hi> 68). On 29th October I went to Mrs. Wilcox's shop—I received information, and went to Caledonian-road—I saw the two prisoners at the door of Williams's coffee shop, and a woman with them—I knew the prisoners before, and when I first saw them they were in company with the woman, and when they saw me, Brown, whose name is Johnson, walked into the shop—I followed him in, and told him I wanted him, he must come with me for passing a bad half-sovereign in Mortimer-street, Cavendish-square—he said, "That be d—d; I have not been there</p>
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<p>to night, or to day"—and as soon as he got outside the shop he said, "This is a b—y fine thing"—I had left another constable outside, and we took the two prisoners together in a cab to the station, and on the way I was sitting on Brown's left hand—I saw him put his left hand under the cushion of the cab—after we had taken the prisoners out of the cab into the station I got a light, and I examined under the cushion of the cab, and I found this medal, which on one aide is like a half-sovereign, and on the other side is a crown.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown. Q.</hi> When I got in the cab, did I not ask you several times what we were wanted for?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had told you previously—I don't recollect that you asked me repeatedly in the cab—I will take my oath that you did not.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you got to the station what was said?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I produced the medal—he said, "I know nothing at all about that"—I found on him a half-crown, two florins, three shillings, and one half-penny, all good money, and a knife.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-194" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-194" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HOUSE</persName> </hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, E</hi> 46). I was with the last witness—I took scanes—I told him I wanted him for being in company with two others in passing a had half-sovereign in a tobacco shop in Mortimer-street, Cavendish-square—he said he knew nothing about it—he had not been in the shop or the street for the day.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you not say George street?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—Parrott was somewhere behind—he was not standing close by when I made the charge against scanes—I did not see him at the time—I did not make the charge in presence of any one else—there were two girls there, but they went away before I told him what it was for.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-195" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FRANKLIN</persName> </hi>, (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, E</hi> 20). I produce the half-sovereign which I received from Mrs. Wilcox—I searched scanes, and found on him 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-196" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This half-sovereign is bad—this other is a whist marker.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Brown's Defence.</hi> I went in the shop and gave the woman a half-sovereign; she asked me for change. I said I could get change outside; she would not give me the half-sovereign back; and there were three in the shop. Did it want three to pass a half-sovereign? One could have done that. It is a thing of daily occurrence to go in a shop and put money on a glass case; and really bad money is so common you can hardly tell it. I had taken the half-sovereign of a gentleman, I did not know it was bad.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BROWN</hi>
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<interp inst="t18591128-23-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.**—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">SCANES</hi>.—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-23-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARTHA WATSON</hi> (20)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COOK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-198" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-198" type="given" value="MARIA"/>MARIA PRATT</persName> </hi>. My husband keeps a beer-shop in Lower Chapman-street—some time before 26th October the prisoner came to our bar for a glass of half and half—it came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; she gave me a sixpence—I gave her change, and she left—I put the sixpence in the till with seven shillings, but no other sixpence—not more than five minutes afterwards I discovered it was bad—I put it in the fire, and it melted immediately—on 26th October she came for a glass of half and half, the same as she had had before—it came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; she gave me a shilling—I put it in the till with two half-crowns, and gave her change—I afterwards took the shilling out and found it was bad—I threw that in the fire—the prisoner came again on 29th October, about half-past 5 o'clock—I recognised her immediately—she asked for a glass of stout—it</p>
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<p>came to 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a half-crown—I tried it in the detector, and it was bad—I said, "This is a bad half-crown; you have come here once too often; I will give you in custody"—I said, "You were here on Wednesday"—she said, "Yes, and I gave you a good shilling"—I gave her in charge-she paid for the stout with four halfpence, and wanted me to give up the half-crown, but I would not.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I gave you a half-crown, and you opened the till, and put it in.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No; it did not pass out of my hand till I gave it into the constables hand; I can positively swear that.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-199" type="given" value="MAURICE"/>MAURICE LANE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 397). I received this half-crown from the last witness—I took the prisoner—she gave an address—I made inquiries there, and could not hear anything about her.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-200" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This half-a-crown is bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I am quite innocent. I acknowledge to the half-crown. I went for a glass of stout; I gave the half-crown; she said it was bad. I had 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and I gave her the 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. She charged me with giving her a shilling on the Wednesday; I am innocent of it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-24-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARGARET PERCIVAL</hi> (24)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18591128-25-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18591128-25-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOKE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-202" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-202" type="given" value="FRANCES THOMAS"/>FRANCES THOMAS POTTER</persName> </hi>. I live at the British Lion in Hackney-road—on 23d October, I was assisting in the bar in the evening—the prisoner came in and asked for a glass of porter—it came to a penny—she gave me a counterfeit shilling—I called the landlord and gave it him—he told the prisoner it was bad—she was allowed to go, but he kept the shilling—he wrapped it in paper and put it under a glass—after the prisoner was taken, I took that shilling and marked it and gave it to the policeman—on 3d November, I was in the bar with Mr. Leary; he showed a half-crown and I saw the prisoner there—I recognised her—she was then charged with passing the half-crown and the shilling, and given in custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Why did you not charge me with the shilling when you were at the Court in the morning?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did and I gave it to the constable the next morning—I never said that you gave me the half-crown.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOKE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you in the bar when she gave the half-crown?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I was in the bar-parlour.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-203" type="given" value="EDWARD HENRY"/>EDWARD HENRY LEARY</persName> </hi>. I keep the British Lion, Hackney-road. On the evening of 23d October, the last witness showed me a bad shilling—I went to the prisoner and told her to walk off about her business and not to come any more—the shilling was put in a bit of paper and put in a glass—on 3d November I was in the bar—the prisoner came and asked for a glass of sixpenny ale; it came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a half-crown—I found it was bad—she said that a gentleman gave it her—I gave her in custody—she said that she lived in Haggerstone, but when she got to the station, she said in Brick-lane, Spitalfields.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-204" type="given" value="DDMUND"/>DDMUND SCANLAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, N</hi> 433). I produce this half-crown which I got from Mr. Leary, and this shilling from Mr. Potter—the prisoner gave her address 24, Brick-lane, Spitalfields—I went and could not find that she lived there.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-205" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-25-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-25-18591128 t18591128-25-punishment-23"/>Confined Nine Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY HARVEY</hi> (23)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18591128-26-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOKE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18591128-name-207" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-207" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BANKS</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the Lion and Lamb, Clerkenwell—on 2d November, between 7 and 8 o'clock in the evening, the prisoner came and called for a quartern of port wine—it came to sixpence—I served her and she gave me a counterfeit 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I gave her 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, in good money—I put the crown in a small bowl where there wag only two half-crowns—in a few minutes after she left, Mr. Weedon came in and asked for change for a half-sovereign—I saw Mrs. Sanders go to the bowl and take the money from it—and I saw the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece when it was brought back in a few minutes, and it was bad—the day of the month was put on it, and it was put aside—on the Tuesday after the prisoner came again with a man—she asked for a quartern of gin; it came to 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I served her—she put down a counterfeit sovereign—I saw it was bad, and recognised the prisoner—I called Mr. Sanders, the landlord—he charged her with passing the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece on 26 November, and also this sovereign—she said she had never been in the house before—the constable came and she was given into custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not the man pay for the liquor with a sixpence?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, after it was drunk.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-208" type="given" value="HERRIET"/>HERRIET SANDERS</persName> </hi>. My husband keeps the Lion and Lamb—on the evening of 2d November I saw a woman at our bar; she had 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of port wine—Banks served her—he put the crown which the gave into the bowl, where we put the large money—about two minutes after the prisoner left, Mr. Weedon came in; he wanted change for a half-sovereign—I took the change from the bowl where the large money was—I gave him the crown and two half-crowns; that was ail the money that was in the bowl—he was absent three or four minutes before he came back, or perhaps not so long—he made a complaint that the crown was bad—I wrapped it in paper, and put it on one side in a drawer—I remember the prisoner coming again on 8th November—she was given in custody—I took the crown from the drawer and gave it to the constable.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> You said you should not like to say I was the person, as she was only a moment in the bar.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No, I did not—I did not hear my husband say "Give me 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and I will not lock you up."</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-209" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEEDON</persName> </hi>. I am an optician, and live in Morgan-street—I went into the Lion and Lamb on 2d November, to get change for a half-sovereign—I got a crown, and two half-crowns—I gave the money to my father—he gave me the five-shilling piece, and said it was bad—I did not lose sight of it—I took it back to the lion and Lamb.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-210" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SANDERS</persName> </hi>. On the evening of 2d November I was shewn a bad five-shilling-piece—on the afternoon of 8th November I was called by Banks and he gave me a counterfeit sovereign—I said to the prisoner, "You were here last week and passed a bad crown; if you don't give me 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for that, I will lock you up"—she then said, "If you will give me that sovereign I will give you change now."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I asked you to let me see the sovereign, and I took it up to see whether the man had changed it—the officer took my wrist, and I said, "Let me go, I will give it you"—which I did immediately—there was a man with me the first time, and Banks said he could swear to us both, and said he had seen the man before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-211" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BANKS</persName> </hi>, (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). There was a man with her—I did not say I could swear to both—I could swear to her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-212" type="given" value="ADAM"/>ADAM BROWN</persName> </hi>, (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, G</hi> 228). The prisoner was given into my custody—I produce the crown and the sovereign—Mr. Turner gave me the</p>
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<p>sovereign; it fell on the counter—the prisoner took it—I caught her by her wrist—she said if I would loose my hold she would give it me—she was searched, and nothing found on her—there was a man with her—I searched him, and found nothing but 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-213" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner put in a written defence, stating that a sovereign was given to her by a gentleman, which was exchanged for a bad one by the man who was with her, in tossing for drink.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-216" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. On Friday evening, 11th November I was at the White Bear at the top of King William-street at half-past 11 o'clock—I had been about an hour before at Mr. Chappel's, the Green Man—while I was there the prisoner came in with another man—I said I was going home, and I lived at Mile-end, and I was going over London-bridge—the prisoner said he was going that way and he and the other man came with me—when we got to the end of the bridge I said, "I am going to Mile-end, but we will have something to drink at the White Bear"—we all three went in, and a woman we had met on the bridge—we had half-a-pint of gin—I gave half-a-crown and they took 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. out of it for the half pint of gin—we all drank of it—as I was taking up the change the prisoner said, "Put the money all in your purse"—it was a leather bag that I had, and I took my bag out and put my money in it—I put my purse back, and the prisoner and his com
<lb/>panion and the female all began
<hi rend="italic">rustling</hi> me about—the prisoner knocked me behind my legs and tripped me backwards—I fell on my back in the house and the prisoner went to lift me up and put his left hand in my pocket and pulled out my purse—I said, "You have put your hand in my pocket and taken my purse and money"—he said, "I have not"—he gave the purse to the man that was along with him, and he ran out of the house with it—I went to the door and the barman gave me assistance to detain the prisoner till the policeman came—the woman was still there, but she was not taken—I charged the prisoner with robbing me of 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—that was the amount of money I had in my purse—he said he had no money about him—I knew he had not, because he had given it to the other man—I had been drinking but I knew what I was about.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Was not you in the Green Man and fighting with a man?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I was not—we did not have four or five pots of half-and-half and some gin—I did not show you the way I had handled the man—I had my hat on.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-217" type="given" value="GEORGE WILLIAM"/>GEORGE WILLIAM GODFREY</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the White Bear—I saw the prosecutor at 11 o'clock that night—the prisoner was with him and another man and a woman—I saw the prosecutor pulled down on his back—I heard him fall and I saw the prisoner take his purse from his pocket—he put it behind his back and the other man or the woman took it—the other man stood behind him to take it—the other man went out and the prosecutor and I stopped the prisoner—he said he had got no money about him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you ask the young woman for the money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; nothing of the kind; I heard the man fall and I came out, and you were taking the purse.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am innocent; I did not see the purse.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-27-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the property of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WAY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-220" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HARRINGTON</persName> </hi>. I am assistant tun-man at Mr. Clutterbuck's brewery at Stanmore—the prisoner was engine-driver there—on 29th October I was sent into the tun-room—I went about half-past 7 o'clock in the evening—I concealed myself behind some tubs—I remained in that position about a quarter of an hour—I had a view of the yeast box, where the money for the yeast was put—the prisoner then opened the door and halloed three times—he then went to the second tun-room door and opened it and looked round and shut the door close—he then pulled a key out of his right hand trousers pocket and unlocked the drawer in which the money was kept that came for the yeast—he then put his left hand in, and in taking up some money he dropped some into the box again—I heard the money rattle—he then put his hand into his left hand trousers pocket; then pat his left hand into the drawer again, and put the contents into his left hand trousers pocket—I saw the hand passing from the drawer to the pocket—I could not see what was in the hand—it appeared as if he had something in it—he then put his hand a third time into the box, and put it into his left hand trousers pocket again—I then crawled to him on my hands and knees and caught his left hand, and said, "John, don't take it all"—he said, "All what?"—I said, "All the money"—he said it was a lie—I said, "It is true; I saw you"—and I said, "You are no friend of mine or you would not have done it"—we then had a bit of a scuffle; I pushed him away and locked the door and shut him in till Clarke came—the prisoner locked the drawer and put the key in his pocket—when Clarke came I unlocked the door and let him in, and I said to him, "John George has got the key of the drawer in his right hand trousers pocket, and the money is in his left; search him," but he did not—he did not understand the extent of the loss—the prisoner swore and said that he wished his own arm might drop off if he did it; he did not do it—I said to Clarke, "You search him"—Clarke said he did not know what to do—the prisoner said he would be d—d if he had got it, and he went out and said he must go to stop the engine—he went away and was from five to ten minutes gone—he came back and offered to be searched—I told him it was no use to search him then, he had got rid of it—on the Monday following he came to me and said he hoped I would think no more of it—he had no right to have the key of that drawer.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOYLE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long have you been in the prosecutor's employ?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two years, but I hare not been in that department—I have been there about two months—I said he was no friend of mine, because I had not been long in that departmental never did him any harm or he me—I have never been blamed myself in any way—I was set to watch—this was at half-past 7 o'clock on 29th October—it was dark; the gas was full on—this box is a fixture in the wall—the drawer runs in and out—we term it a box—it goes back into the wall—you can't draw it out before you unlock it—Clarke receives the money for the yeast and it is his duty to put it in there—he does not draw the drawer out; there is a little bit of a hole which he puts the money through—when I caught hold of the prisoner I caught his left hand with my right; my left hand was remaining by my side—he had got his hand in his pocket the third time before I seized him—his hand was in his pocket as nearly as possible—it was not in, but I could lay hold of it—it was partly in and partly out—I did not pull it out altogether—I did not know what to do—I did not keep hold of him while I locked the door—I pushed him away—I did not hold</p>
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<p>him at all—I was obliged to let him go—we scuffled and he got the best of me—Clarke came in—we did not search him—I left it to Clarke—Clarke would not be accountable if the money was missing—I am not aware that there is any account kept of the yeast that is sold and of the money taken—I will not swear that the prisoner was more than three minutes away—he was away from five to ten minutes as near as I could guess—he was not away longer than was necessary to stop the engine—his place is in the engine-room—there was no search made in the engine-room at that time—there was afterwards when the inspector took him—I told Mr. Clutterbuck on the following Monday morning—I don't know how it was that the prisoner was not taken in custody—he came regularly to his work after that—for three weeks nothing more was done.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-221" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD CLARKE</persName> </hi>. I am tun-man at the Stanmore brewery—on 29th October I sent the last witness into the tun-room to watch—the prisoner was engine driver at the brewery—the tun-room was my department—the prisoner only went to the tun-room to ask if the steam was wanted faster or slower, and when it was wanted—he had no business to go to the box in which the money which comes for the yeast is put—no one had a key to that box but Mr. Clutterbuck—I went that day and shook the door, and it was opened from inside by the last witness, and he said, "John George has been robbing the yeast box and taking the money out three times—he unlocked the drawer with his light hand, and put his left hand in the drawer three times, and put the contents in his left hand trousers pocket"—George declared that it was a lie—Harrington told him he was no friend to him as he was just come in there, and he might be accused of that which he had been doing—he pointed to George's pocket two or three times and said there was the money in his left hand pocket and the key in his right—George then ran and stopt the engine—he was but a very short time gone—when he came back again he offered to be searched and Harrington said, "It is no use to search you now, you have got rid of what you had"—the prisoner took a small key out of his pocket and some money not connected with the yeast, and declared that he had put nothing out of his pocket while he was gone—he declared that he had not done it—it was my duty to put the money, in the drawer—I had put money in it that day and for nearly a fortnight since it had been opened—when Mr. Clutterbuck came he opened it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long have you been there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Twenty-three years—the prisoner has been there about seventeen years—he has borne a good character—the box was opened on Monday morning by Mr. M.—there was silver, coppers, and one half-sovereign in it—when it was said that the prisoner had taken the money out he said it was a lie—I understood that Harrington meant by saying he was no friend of his, that he might be accused of it as he had been but a short time there—I heard the engine stopped—it was going on very fast and George ran and stopped it—he was but a short time gone—there was no search made of the place where he went to in the the engine room—I did not search his pockets—I did not know whether I had a right to search him—I did not tell Mr. Clutterbuck; Harrington did—the prisoner came to me on the Sunday morning, and he declared that he did not know how it was that Harrington should make the mistake, for he was an innocent man—I said, "Well if that is the case we will say no more about it"—on the Monday morning I saw Harrington, and I asked him if he was not mistaken on the Saturday night—he said "No, I am not"—I said, "George declares by all the oaths in the world that he is innocent"—Harrington said, "What I said is true, so help me God"—the</p>
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<p>vat was on a stand—I was working at that vat—I myself tried whether Harrington could see the tun-room from where he was concealed behind a tub and looking over the top of it—the tub was about four feet high I should think, or a little over, and not very great in diameter; there was a very clear view of the tun-room and the box from there—nothing could be more clear—I can't say how it was that the prisoner was not taken for more than three weeks.</p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-222" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS MULDARY</persName> </hi>. I am manager of Mr. Thomas Clutterbuck's brewery at Stanmore—on 31st October I received the key of the yeast drawer—that key is always kept in possession of Mr. Clutterbuck—I went to the yeast drawer and took the money out—the prisoner had no business with a key of that drawer.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The prisoner has been in the service seventeen years;
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> So I understand—that was before I was there—he has borne a good character during the time I have known him—I don't know that I missed money from that box, but Mr. Clutterbuck had his suspicions for sometime because the money was short—that box was kept locked and the key kept by Mr. Clutterbuck, and the box only opened when lie came there—he told me that for some considerable time he had suspicion of the money being less than it ought to be, from the quantity of yeast he sold—the money was lees than it used to be at former periods, and the same quantity of yeast sold—that has been for nine months or more—the prisoner was kept at work for three weeks after this, because it is a difficult thing to get a man to do the work; all our business depends on the machinery—it would have stopped the business to take him at once.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THIRD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 29
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1859.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT MALCLOM KERR, ESQ</hi>.; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR</hi>. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COUNDER</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Robert Malcolm Kerr, Esq. and the Seventh Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-227" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH DEARLOVE</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Charles Dearlove of Uxbridge—the prisoner Jane was our servant for about three months prior to 31st October, when I discharged her—after she was gone I missed a black cloth mantle, a silver pencil case, 4 towels, 2 plates, some egg cups, and a variety of articles—I accompanied the policeman to John Robinson's house and saw the prisoner Eliza, who is Jane's mother—I asked if Jane was at home; she said she was, and called her, and Jane came forward—I saw a linen pocket hand
<lb/>kerchief lying on the table—I said "That is mine," and gave it to the inspector—I saw a pair of drawers lying on the shelf, and said "Those are mine," and gave them to the inspector—Jane's box was searched in my presence, and contained a black silk mantle, a photographic portrait, 2 China crape shawls, a wool bag, a silk pocket handkerchief, a piece of glazed lining, a pink sash, a muslin collar, 7 books, 6 pieces of lace, a pincushion, and a lot of other things which were all mine—I had not given them to her</p>
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<p>—Eliza was present when the searching was going on—she said that Jane had told her that they were given to her.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police-inspector</hi>). On 8th November, I went with Mrs. Dearlove to John Robinson's house—I saw the prisoners; told them that I held a search warrant and produced it—after searching the corners of the room, I asked Jane where her box was—she said, "Up stairs"—I accompanied the mother and daughter up stairs, and asked them both if they had anything in the house which did not belong to them—Jane said, "Nothing;" she pointed out her box to me and gave me the keys—I unlocked it and found a pin cushion, a cloth mantle, a coloured handkerchief, a silver pencil-case, two table mats, a wool mat, a photographic portrait of Mrs. Dearlove, two china crape shawls, three pairs of embroidered sleeves, one d'oyley, six pieces of lace, a piece of embroidery, two diaper napkins, a pink sash, a muslin collar, one book, and one pair of drawers—I asked the mother how it could be possible for these things to be in her house without her knowing something of it, and that I should feel it my duty to search her boxes and look if she had anything that did not belong to her—she said, "No; everything that is there belongs to me," pointing to a large box in the corner of the room; and there was also another box in the room, which she claimed—I searched them both, and found these four towels marked with Mrs. Dearlove's initials, one pillow-case, live pairs of childrens' drawers marked, two pinafores, a night-cap marked, a night-shirt marked, a white frock, an embroidered collar, two pieces of embroidery, a piece of new chintz, three brown holland jackets, a calico chemise marked, six china-plates, a china cup and saucer, a dessert-plate, two table-covers, two pairs of socks marked, a boy's shirt, and a coloured frock, (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I showed them separately to Mrs. Dearlove as I found them, and she identified them—on further searching the room I found a counterpane, a pair of gloves, two pieces of crape, a shawl, a pair of Angola socks, and also a number of articles which there was a doubt about at the time—they were shown to Mrs. Dearlove, and she said they were her's—I told Eliza that I should take her in custody for receiving them, knowing them to be stolen—she said that she knew nothing about it; Jane told her that she had them given to her—I took her in custody and then made a further search, and found in a tea-caddy in the room down stairs seven duplicates; among which was one for a sheet and a shirt, pledged for 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I obtained them, and Mrs. Dearlove identified them—there was another on August 8th for three shirts, 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; one on 19th September for a sheet and table-cover, 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; one on 27th September for a black silk handkerchief and a remnant of silk, for 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; one on 24th October of a table-cloth for 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; one on 25th October of two shirts for 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; and one on 17th October of a table-cloth for 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was advanced altogether—the whole of the articles stolen was valued at 20
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). All these articles found in Eliza Robinson's boxes are mine—I value the articles pawned alone at 5
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<interp inst="t18591128-name-230" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ROBERTS</persName> </hi>. These are my pawn tickets—I received two of the pledges, one from the younger prisoner, and the other from a person named Adams—the sum advanced on all the tickets is 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DICKIE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did Eliza pledge any of them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I never saw her at my place.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, T</hi> 28). On 10th November, I searched John Robinson's house and found a blanket on the bed, also seven towels, and other articles; on a table down stairs, I found four</p>
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<p>child's shifts and a pillow case; also a lot of things in a cheat of drawers—they were all shown to Mrs. Dearlove.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I have seen the articles found by Neave; they are all mine.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Strongly recommended to mercy by the Jury.
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