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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</p>
<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>LAWRENCE, MAYOR.</p>
<p>EIGHTH SESSION, HELD JUNE 6TH, 1864.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY</p>
<p>JAMES DROVER BARNETT</p>
<p>AND</p>
<p>ALEXANDER BUCKLER,</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court.</p>
<p>ROLLS CHAMBERS, No. 89, CHANCERY LANE.</p>
<p>THE POINTS OF LAW AND PRACTICE,</p>
<p>REVISED AND EDITED BY</p>
<p>ROBERT ORRIDGE, ESQ.</p>
<p>OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>BUTTERWORTHS, 7, FLEET STREET,</p>
<p>Law Publishers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER AND GAOL DELIVERY,</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT,</p>
<p>Held on Monday, June 6th, 1864, and following days.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE THE RIGHT HON</hi>.
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-1" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LAWRENCE</persName>, LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES CROMPTON</hi>, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE BRAMWELL</hi>, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; Sir
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-2" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES DUKE</persName> </hi>, Bart, M.P.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">FRANCIS GRAHAM MOON</hi>, Bart F.S.A.; and Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT WALTER CARDEN</hi>, Knt., Aldermen of the 'City of London;
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUSSELL GURNEY</hi>, Esq., Q.C., Recorder of the said City;
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM FERNELEY ALLEN</hi> Esq.;
<hi rend="smallCaps">SYDNEY HEDLEY WATERLOW</hi>, Esq.;
<hi rend="smallCaps">ANDREW LUSK</hi>, Esq., Aldermen of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-3" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CHAMBERS</persName> </hi>, Esq. Q.C., Common Serjeant of the said City; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT MALCOLM KERR</hi>, Esq., Judge of the Sheriff's Court; 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>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">HILARY NICHOLAS NISSEN</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS CAVE</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN WILSON NICHOLSON</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES GAMMON</hi>, Esq.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LAWRENCE, MAYOR. EIGHTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, June</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1864.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES FITZGERALD</hi> (27)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CRAUFURD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-5" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN WILLIAMS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Isaac Williams, who keeps the Duke of Sussex, Clifton-street, Notting-hill—on 20th April, soon after 9 at night the prisoner came in there with two or three others—he asked for a pot of beer, and handed it round to those who were with him—he did not drink any him
<lb/>self—he gave me a shilling—I put it in the till—there was no other shilling there at that time—I gave him sixpence and twopence change—he then called for two pennyworth of gin, and gave me another shilling—I looked at it, tried it with my teeth, and found it was bad—I then took the other shilling from the till, and found that was bad too—I told him he had given me two bad shillings—he said he had not, and went out—his companions went out soon after—I called my husband and he followed the prisoner—after that some one came in and gave me a half-crown—that was not one of the men who had been in with the prisoner—he asked what was the matter—I told him, and he said, "I will pay for the beer and the change," and he gave me the money—I gave him eighteen pence out of the half-crown—I did not give him the bad shillings—he did not go away directly—he stopped some little time—I saw no more of the prisoner or his companions—I wrapped the two bad shillings in a paper, and gave them to the policeman a fortnight afterwards—I kept them in my desk, which was locked all that time.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Is your house frequented by working men chiefly?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; we very seldom hare much cash in the till—I generally keep it in my pocket—my husband attends to the business—we have no barmaid—it was not a minute after I took the first shilling that the second was given me—I did not put that in the till—I kept it in my hand—the bar was full of people at the time—I did not give any change for the second shilling—I gave the man eighteen pence change out of the half-crown.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CRAUFURD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you known the prisoner before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; by name—I gave a description of his personal appearance to the policeman when he came, and I was afterwards fetched to identify him—I knew him</p>
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<p>as using our house—I told him I should lock him up for the two bad shillings.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-6" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH HARRIS</persName> </hi>. My husband keeps the Boot and Slipper beer-shop, St. Ann's-road, Notting-hill—I remember seeing the prisoner and two other men at our house in the latter part of April—one of the other men called for a pot of beer, and gave me fourpence in coppers for it—then the prisoner called for another pot, and gave me a shilling—I said, "I have not change"—I looked at the shilling and found it was a bad one, and sent my little girl to get change—she came back in two or three minutes and said it was bad—I went and told my husband about it—he was ill at the time, and he said, "Don't say anything about it now, because he is a desperate character"—in consequence of that I gave the prisoner eightpence change—I kept the shilling about three weeks, and afterwards gave it to the constable.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Where did you keep it all that time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In my purse, and kept the purse in my pocket—I put no money into the purse, and took none out all that time; not out of that compartment—our place is frequented by poor working men—I don't often take bad money—I took a bad coin a few weeks before this—I did not see the prisoner in my house during the three weeks before he was taken—I saw him over the road opposite—I believe he is a hard-working man.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-7" type="given" value="ELIZABETH PHCEBE"/>ELIZABETH PHCEBE HARRIS</persName> </hi>. I am the daughter of the last witness—I recollect somewhere about 20th April, seeing the prisoner in my mother's house—my mother gave me a shilling to change—I went next door—I did not get change—I brought it back, and gave it to my mother—I did not let the shilling go out of my hand—it was bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Your mother has coppers in the house generally, has she not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; but she sent me out with it, because she had suspi
<lb/>cion it was a bad shilling—it was a wardrobe shop that I went to—I took the same shilling back again; I am sure of that—my mother put it in her purse.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-8" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY WOODBRIDGE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, T</hi> 237). I know the prisoner—on 10th May, I received a description of him from my sergeant—I found him that same night, and took him into custody—I told him it was for uttering counterfeit-coin at the Duke of Sussex public-house, Notting-hill—at first he said he knew nothing about it, and afterwards he said, "I remember one shilling; I know nothing of the other"—I told him there was also a charge against him for uttering a counterfeit coin at Chelsea—he said he knew nothing about it—I searched him, and found two good sixpences and a knife upon him—I produce two counterfeit shillings I received from Mr. Williams, and another which I received from Mrs. Harris.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Has the prisoner sometimes helped the police?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He has rendered me assistance once—he works hard at times—the description I had of him was, "James Fits, the fighting man of Kensington" I knew him by that description—he has been a pugilist.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-9" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WATERS</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the King's Arms, Sloane-square, Chelsea—on Friday, 29th April, about 4 o'clock in the afternoon, the prisoner came in there, with three others—one of his companions called for a pot of six ale—they all drank some of it, but the prisoner, and then one of them called for two pennyworth of rum, some of which the prisoner drank—the man who called for the ale gave me a shilling—I put it in the till, and gave him sixpence change—the man who asked for the rum also gave me a shilling—I put that in the till, and gave him sixpence and four pence change—they then all went outside; one of them afterwards came back and</p>
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<p>asked for a pot of six ale and a quartern of gin, and gave me half a crown—I gave him a shilling and seven pence out—he came in at a different door, and I put the half-crown in another till—after that they all came into the house again, and one of the prisoner's companions asked for a pot of six ale—I gave it to him—he gave me a shilling—I broke it in two, and told him it was a bad one—he put his hand in his pocket, shook it up and said, "I have got plenty of money"—he was the same man who gave me the first shilling—I then looked in the till where I had put the other two shillings, and found they were bad—I sent the pot-boy for my master who was down in the cellar—I told him what had occurred, and he sent for a constable—at that time one of their companions came in and told them a constable had been sent for, and they all went away together in a horse and cart.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How did you break the bad shilling?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In the centre of the till—good shillings will break in that way, I believe—I received this other bad shilling on 29th April, from a woman who was with the prisoner and the others, when they carne in the last time—after they were gone, she came in and gave it to me, and said that they had given it to her—I broke it—that makes four.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-10" type="given" value="PETER"/>PETER SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, B</hi> 163). I produce four counterfeit shillings which I got from the barman of the King's Arms, on 29th April—there are two broken and two whole—I also received a description of the prisoner, and I circulated it in the force, as I did not know him myself.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-11" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Mint—the two shillings, produced by Mr. Williams, are both bad, and from the same mould—the one from Mrs. Harris is bad—these other two, and the broken one are all bad, and two are from the same mould as the first I spoke to—the other is from the same mould as the one from Mrs. Harris—the other piece is from a different mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Do you think if Mr. Powell has said, that there is more than half a million of bad money about, that he is wrong?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should think not so much as that—there is a large quantity in circulation which does not get detected.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called two witnesses who gave the prisoner a character of an honest, hard-working man.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CRAUFURD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called Henry Woodbridge,</hi> (T 237,)
<hi rend="italic">who stated that, the prisoner had been convicted at Hammersmith, and had two months for stealing a pair of boots, but that he worked hard at times, and had once saved his</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">the witness's</hi>)
<hi rend="italic">life.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-13" type="given" value="HARVEY"/>HARVEY BEST</persName> </hi>. I keep the General Elliott's Head, 1, Bedford bury, Chandos-street—about a quarter-past 2, on the afternoon of 11th May, the prisoner came to my house for a pint of beer, and he gave me a bad florin—I gave him a shilling, a sixpence, and halfpence change—he went away, and I put the florin in the till—there was no other florin there—I had just taken all the money out—after the prisoner had gone I took the florin out, tried it, and found it was a very bad one—I put it in my pocket, and afterwards gave it to the constable—next day the prisoner came again about the same time—I recognised him directly—he asked for half a pint of beer and a screw of tobacco, and gave me a bad shilling in payment—I tried it as soon as I took it off the counter—it bent double—I went round</p>
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<p>the counter, took hold of him and said, "Do you know what you have given me?"—he said, "No"—I said he was in the day before, and had given me a bad two-shilling piece—he said he never was in the house—I gave him into custody, and gave both the coins to the constable—I had not known the prisoner before—I am quite certain he is the person who came in the first day.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Had I not plenty of time to go out?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; when I took hold of you you said, "You have no occasion to hold me; I shan't run away"—you said a gentleman gave you the shilling for carrying a portmanteau.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-14" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT MILLER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 96). I took the prisoner into custody, and charged him with uttering a shilling and a florin, which I received from Mr. Best—I took the prisoner to the station—he said he had the shilling given to him by a gentleman for carrying a portmanteau—he said he was in Mr. Best's house on the Friday before—I found twopence and a purse on him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Have you seen me about the Strand getting my living?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I have seen you about there; I don't know what you do for your living.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-15" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad coins.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I know nothing at all about the two-shilling piece; the shilling was given me by a gentleman for carrying a portmanteau from Southampton-street, Strand; if I had known it was bad, I should have made my way out of the house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's statement before the Magistrate:</hi>—"I was not in Mr. Best's house on the Wednesday or Thursday; I received the shilling from a gentleman for carrying a portmanteau to King's-cross Railway-station."</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-17" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH JONES</persName> </hi>. I live at Mile-end-gate, and am the wife of Joseph Jones—we keep a fruiterer's shop—somewhere about the 'second or third week in March, the prisoner came into my shop, between 8 and 9 in the evening, and asked for a bottle of ginger-beer—the price was a penny—he first put down a halfpenny for it—I said, "That is not enough;" and he took a shilling out of his mouth, and gave me that—I went to the till to put the shilling in, and found it was bad—Ruth Phil brook was present at that time—I put it on the shelf—about a week after that the prisoner came in again about 10 o'clock, and asked for a bottle of ginger-beer—he threw down a five-shilling piece first, and then said, "I can give you smaller change than that;"—and he put down a two-shilling piece—I looked at it well—I thought I knew the man, but I could not recognise him—I thought the two-shilling piece looked a good one, and I gave him the change, and put it in the till—there was no other there—I examined it again after the prisoner was gone, and found it was a bad one—I took it out, and put it away along with the shilling—I took no other florin from the time I took that till I examined it; it was directly after the prisoner Was gone—on Thursday, 12th May, about 11 o'clock at night, the prisoner came again—I recognized him directly—he asked for a bottle of ginger-beer, and gave me a shilling—I took it up and saw it was a bad one—I went out, called in a policeman, and said to him, in the prisoner's hearing, "This is the third time this man</p>
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<p>has been in my place passing bad money"—the prisoner said, "What do you mean? I was never in your shop before"—I said, "Oh, you wicked man; you know you were; it is the third time you have been in with bad money"—I gave him into custody—I had not known him before I saw him the first time.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-18" type="given" value="RUTH"/>RUTH PHILBROOK</persName> </hi>. I was in Mrs. Jones's shop when the prisoner came in—I saw her serve him with a bottle of ginger beer—he put down a half
<lb/>penny—she said, "This is not enough; I want another," and he put his hand to his mouth and gave her a shilling—I saw her put it in the till—I am sure the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-19" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD NEALE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, A</hi> 504). I took the prisoner, into custody on 12th May, at Mrs. Jones's shop—I produce some bad money which she gave me—I searched the prisoner, and found on him a florin and a shilling, good money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-20" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-20" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These coins are all bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was never in the shop before in my life; I did not know it was bad; I waited there till she went for a policeman; I could have made my escape if I had liked.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-568-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<p>569.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LAURA MANE</hi> (24)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. J. O'CONNELL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-22" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-22" type="given" value="LOUISA"/>LOUISA FROOME</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George From, a chandler, of Doughty
<lb/>mews—the prisoner came to our shop between 8 and 9 in the evening, about three weeks before 6th May—I served her with an ounce of tea, for which she gave me a shilling, and I gave her sixpence and threepence change—I put the shilling in the till—there was another one there very much worn, and the one the prisoner gave me was a new one—my husband went to the till, took that shilling out, and in his passion he threw it in the fire, and it ran down like a bit of lead—on 6th May, between 9 and 10, I saw the prisoner again—I served her with a loaf of bread, which was 21
<hi rend="italic">l</hi> 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and she gave me a half-crown in payment—I gave her four sixpences, a threepenny piece, and a halfpenny—she was very polite—she went away—I put the half-crown in the till—there was no other money there at all—about an hour afterwards my husband took it out and said it was bad, and put it on the drawers in the bedroom—about 6 o'clock, on 21st, the prisoner came again, and asked for an ounce of tea and half a pound of sugar, which came to 51
<hi rend="italic">l</hi> 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>—I put them down to her—I knew her when she came in—she put down a half-crown—I took it up, went to the parlour door, and said to my husband, "Is not this a bad one?"—he said it was very rank, and went into the bed
<lb/>room and said the other was like it—I went to the prisoner, and told her she had been there before—she trembled very much—she made no remark, but took the half-crown out of my hand and walked out—I followed her out, and said, "I shall lock you up"—she said, "Pray forgive me"—I said, "I shall not; if I walk after you all night, I shall wait till I meet a police
<lb/>man"—we met a constable, and I gave her in charge—she put the half
<lb/>crown, she had given to me, in her purse, and I saw the policeman take the purse, and take the half-crown out of it—my husband gave the policeman the other half-crown.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-23" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE FROOME</persName> </hi>. I am the husband of the last witness—I remember, one Friday evening in April, finding two shillings in the till, one was bad—I threw it in the fire and it melted—on 6th May, about a quarter-past 10, I found a bad half-crown in the till—there was no other half-crown there,</p>
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<p>only three shillings—I said something to my wife about it, and put it under the cloth of the drawers in the bedroom—on Saturday, 21st May, about 6 in the evening, I saw the prisoner in the shop, and my wife showed me a bad half-crown which she said she had taken from the prisoner—I said to her, "You have been in my shop before; I have got one in my bedroom just the same as that"—I brought the other one out and they appeared to be the same—the prisoner left the shop, and my wife followed her—a policeman afterwards came, and I gave him the half-crown which had been passed the Friday before—I had kept it by itself.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-24" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-24" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA WATTS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Charles Watts, and lodge at Mr. Froome's—on Friday evening, 6th May, I was in the shop—I saw the prisoner there then, and saw her give Mrs. Froome half a crown, and get the change—I am quite sure she is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-25" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-25" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-25" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MILLER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, E</hi> 38). Mrs. Froome gave the prisoner in charge
<hi rend="italic">to</hi> me, on 21st last month, for uttering a bad half-crown—she said it was in the prisoner's purse—I took the purse out of her hand and found the half-crown, also a halfpenny, and two ear-drops—I received another half
<lb/>crown from Mr. Froome (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—the prisoner gave a correct address.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-26" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-26" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-26" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-26" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I hope you will be as lenient with me as you can, I have one child lying dead now, and two more to support; I did not know the money was bad; it was given to me by a gentleman; I have never been in custody before.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury.</hi> </rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-569-18640606 t18640606-569-punishment-4"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>570.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVID MERHTENS</hi> (28)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-570-offence-1 t18640606-name-28"/>John George Tierney</persName>, with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution,</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner being a foreigner the evidence was interpreted.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-29" type="given" value="JOHN GEORGE"/>JOHN GEORGE TIERNEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, H</hi> 154). On 16th May, at half-past 11 at night, I was off duty, and standing at the corner of Johnson's-court, Leman-street, Whitechapel, in company with two other constables in plain clothes—the prisoner, with two other Germans, came through the court, and I received a blow from the prisoner on the left cheek bone—he hit me with his fist—I said to him, "What is that for?"—he said, "Yes, you b—, I will give you something else, raising his right hand—at the same time I saw the blade of a knife, apparently a penknife—I raised my left hand, and the blow struck me at the back of the hand—blood flowed from the wound—the prisoner then ran into a house close by—I followed with the other two constables to apprehend him, and we were surrounded by about twelve or fifteen Germans—the other constables having truncheons used them for the purpose of taking the prisoner—at last, after a struggle, we got the prisoner out of the passage of the house into the street, and conveyed him to the station, which was directly opposite—the doctor attended me—I never saw the prisoner before this—he had been drinking—he spoke broken English to me when I spoke to him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Was it not a stick I had in my hand and not a knife?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I saw the blade of a knife—you were struck by the other constables—I had no stick.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-30" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-30" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-30" type="surname" value="DEVLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-30" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY DEVLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, H</hi> 81). I was with the last witness at the corner of Johnson's-court when this affair took place—the prisoner came through the court, and without speaking, deliberately lifted his hand and</p>
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<p>struck the last witness in the face—he asked him what he did that for, and he said, "You b—, I will give you something else," at the same time he raised his right hand—I saw something glitter, and he struck the last witness with it on the hand—he then threw it away, and ran off—I heard it fall—I could not see what it was—I got a lamp to look for it, but could not find it—there were a number of people there—I went inside the house with the last witness, after the prisoner—he gave me a severe kick in the knee when we got indoors—I used my truncheon—the prisoner was taken to the station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Was it not a stick I had?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I am certain it was not.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-31" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-31" type="given" value="GRAINGER"/>GRAINGER TANDY</persName> </hi>. I am a surgeon, of 2, Spital-square—on the morning of 17th May, I examined the hand of Tierney—I found an incised wound about three-quarters of an inch long at the back of the left hand; it ex
<lb/>tended nearly to the bone—it was such a wound as might have been inflicted with a penknife; a stick could not have done it—it was dangerous in con
<lb/>sequence of its position—I saw the prisoner at the police-station, and dressed his head—he had some wounds on his head, such as might have been in
<lb/>flicted by a truncheon—I should think he had been drinking.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoners statement before the Magistrate;</hi> "I don't know whether I was along with anybody, or how it was that I got into a row with the police; I have not carried a pocket knife for three years; the police say there' were" twelve of us there, that is not so; I have been told there were only three of us; they have knocked my head all to pieces; the doctor at the station-house strapped my head up.</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-570-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-570-18640606 t18640606-570-punishment-5"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">The following prisoners</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>:—</p>
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<p>571.
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. the property of
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<hi rend="italic">To enter into his own recognizances in</hi> 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.
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<hi rend="italic">To enter into her own recognizances of</hi> 100
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Six Months.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">confined nine Months.</hi> </rs>
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<p>575.
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<hi rend="italic">Judgment Respited.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-576-offence-4 t18640606-name-39"/>Edward Newling</persName> and others, his masters,—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude.</hi> </rs>
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<p>577.
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<interp inst="t18640606-577-punishment-12" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-577-18640606 t18640606-577-punishment-12"/>Confined Four Months.</rs> </hi>
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<p>578.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-578-18640606 t18640606-578-punishment-13"/>Confined-One Week.</rs> </hi>
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<p>579.
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<hi rend="italic">Con
<lb/>fined Twelve Months.</hi> </rs>
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<p>580.
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Six Months;</hi> </rs>
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<p>581.
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<interp inst="t18640606-581-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, to forging and uttering an indorsement on an order for the payment of 37
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi> </rs>
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<interp inst="t18640606-581-punishment-16" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitud.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.——
<hi rend="italic">Monday, June</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1864.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Robert Malcolm Kerr, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<p>582.
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Is this right, "A man who stands at the corner of Farringdon-street making bets gave it me to go to the Derby, but I thought it would be better to get five shillings' worth of stamps to send to my poor sick mother?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Well, the account is incorrect, but that is sub
<lb/>stantially what she said.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, C</hi> 51). The prisoner was given into my custody—I took her to the station—a purse and a penny were found on her—she said that she lived at 1, Leicester-buildings, Leicester-square—I received this crown from Mr. Jobbins.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> You said that you put the half-crown in a box with two shillings?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, the two shillings were taken afterwards.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, C</hi> 135.) On 25th May, the prisoner was given in my custody with these two half-crowns (
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Twelve Months.</hi> </rs>
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<p>585.
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. the property of
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Eighteen Months;</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">He received a good character.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.——
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, June</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1864.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant.</hi> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution,</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. F.H. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-69" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-69" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-69" type="surname" value="HOARE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-69" type="given" value="MATTHEW HENRY"/>MATTHEW HENRY HOARE</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of John Corby Thompson and others, warehousemen, 21, Bread-street—I am salesman in the silk depart
<lb/>ment, which is on the first floor—there is a warehouse on the ground floor, with stairs leading up to the silk room—the prisoner was a porter in the house—on 16th May there were 10 pieces of silk that came in that morning left on the counter in the silk room—I opened them myself about 10 o'clock that morning, and placed them on the counter—this is one of the pieces—I was in the room all the morning till 2 o'clock—two or three buyers came in—I attended to them—they were respectable persons from the wholesale houses in the City, who I am accustomed to see there—I saw the silk safe after they had gone—I left it safe at 2 o'clock when I went out to my dinner—Mr. Court, the manager, then succeeded me—he came in before I went out, and I left him there—I left the silk safe at that time—I returned about half-past 3, and then missed one of the ten pieces.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were the buyers there all at the same time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, they came in at different times—I did not count the ten pieces of silk each time after one of the buyers left, but I know they did not take it; I was looking—I don't believe they could have taken it without my seeing it—I counted the pieces when they were brought in—I did not count them again till half-past 3—there were three or four buyers came in; I can't remember how many—no other persons came in—persons in the establishment may have gone through—there are about fourteen persons in the employ—it is not exclusively a silk house; we sell Bradford goods upstairs—I don't think half a dozen persons passed through—I should say about three or four—they were very likely going through to the other departments; they would have to pass through to the velvet department, and out again—when the porter goes out with goods he takes boards with him—we send out goods that way if there are several pieces—a single piece would be tied up in paper.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-70" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-70" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-70" type="surname" value="COURT"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-70" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>STEPHEN COURT</persName> </hi>. I am manager of the silk department at Messrs. Thompson's—I came in before Mr. Hoare went to his dinner, and when he</p>
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<p>left I remained for about a quarter of an hour—no one was there when I was there—the lad Harrison came in about 2 o'clock, about a quarter of an hour after I entered—he remained when I left—he was the only person that came in while I was there—I had noticed the ten pieces of silk about half-past 11 that morning when I examined them—I did not notice them particularly before I went out when I left Harrison there—they were lying on the counter.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you ever missed silk before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> We have—I can't say whether it was while somebody was looking on—we have never missed any after one of the buyers has been there
<hi rend="italic">to</hi> my knowledge.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have there been pieces missing in rather a suspicious way lately?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, before this—my attention had been called to that, and in consequence of it we never suffered the department to be
<hi rend="italic">left.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-71" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-71" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-71" type="surname" value="HARRISON"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-71" type="given" value="FREDERICK ALFRED"/>FREDERICK ALFRED HARRISON</persName> </hi>. I am in the employ of Messrs. Thompson—I was left in the silk room when Mr. Court went out—while he was out the prisoner and another porter, named Wood, came into the room—they came in about the same time, but not together; one after the other—the prisoner came in first—he said it was very hot—it was hot—I was writing out an invoice at the time on the counter—I kept on writing—the prisoner came and leant on the counter about a yard from me—the silk was on the counter behind him, further from me—he was between it and me—I still continued writing all the time he was there—he remained about five minutes—he had nothing to do there; only to leave his boards—those are boards that he carries to put outside the silk to prevent its being crushed—he brought the boards in and left them—he said that he ought to have had a cart to take the goods out in—the load was too heavy for him—I did not give him anything to. take out—while I was there I did not remove the silk, or part with any of it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was it the prisoner's duty to bring back the boards after he had taken out silk?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and to leave them where he did—no one was in the department with the silk while I was there—it was my duty to watch it—I did not look at it while the prisoner was there, he being one of the porters in the warehouse, I did not think he would touch it—I saw him go out—I did not see whether he had anything with him or not—I did not see him with anything—the piece of silk that was missed contained ninety yards—the prisoner was in his shirt sleeves, and had an apron on—he had no coat on—if he had had anything in his hand, or under his arm, I think I must have seen it—I did not see him with anything.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">YOU</hi> say you were writing?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I raised my head several times to answer his questions—when he left I did not look at him to see whether he had anything or not; I merely lifted up my head and looked at him—if he had had anything under his apron I should not have seen it—Wood only came just inside the room, and put his boards just inside the door—he did not come up to the counter; he merely put his boards inside, and went away—he put them against the wall, about two yards inside the door—he could not have taken the silk from where he stood.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How far were you from the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I should think it was about five yards—the counter extended from where I was writing in a direction towards the door—the prisoner was leaning on the counter between me and the door, and the silk was lying between the prisoner and the door—to go out at the door he would have to pass those pieces of silk—his back would be
<hi rend="italic">to</hi> me then—he was just turning out at the door when I saw him—I did not see his hands or his face.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-72" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-72" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-72" type="surname" value="BEDDALI"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-72" type="given" value="ALFRED TOLLER"/>ALFRED TOLLER BEDDALI</persName> </hi>. I am an entering clerk in the employment of Messrs. Thompson—I sit at a desk in the warehouse, which is on the ground floor—from my desk I can see every person who comes in and goes out of the house—they must come through the warehouse to go into the silk-room—I have instructions to notice people who come in and go out—I know the prisoner as under-porter there—on 16th May, about 2 o'clock, I saw him come into the warehouse and go straight up stairs to the first floor, towards the silk-room—he remained there about ten minutes, and then came down stairs with a piece of silk under his arm—he went straight out of the ware-house into the street—the silk was wrapped up in paper of this description, and the ends were open in this way—he was carrying it under his arm—I could Bee it distinctly—I told one of the porters, Wood, what I had seen—about a quarter of an hour afterwards I saw Graham, the head-porter, and told him—when the prisoner came down stairs, as he was passing out, I called him, and said there were some goods to take out—he did not stop; he went straight out—he must have heard me—it was his duty to take out the goods that I spoke of—when I spoke to Graham he looked to see whether the prisoner's book was in its place—his books are kept just by me—I could see that the book was there—it is a delivery-book which the prisoner took out to get the signature of the customer—he was not allowed to take out any goods without obtaining that signature—the prisoner returned about a quarter or twenty minutes past 3, and Graham asked him where he had been with that piece of silk—the prisoner said he had not taken anything out—I said, "I am certain you did; you had it under your arm"—he still denied having taken anything out.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Be careful if you please, do you mean to say that you saw him actually take a piece of silk?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I am certain it was a piece of silk—I said on my first examination that I saw something under his arm—an attorney was not employed on that examination—one was employed afterwards, Mr. Wontner—he asked me one or two questions—I don't remember whether he asked me if it was silk or not—I did not hear that a piece of silk had been missed before the prisoner returned—I am certain of that—Mr. Hoare first told me of it—about 4 o'clock I saw the prisoner go up stairs with his boards—he had no coat on; he had an apron on—the warehouse door is about two yards from the bottom of the stairs, and the entering desk is opposite the door—there is another besides me sitting there, but he was out at that time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-73" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-73" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-73" type="surname" value="GRAHAM"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-73" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY GRAHAM</persName> </hi>. I am head-porter at Messrs. Thompson—the prisoner is under me—about 2 or 3 o'clock on 16th May the lad Beddall came to me—I asked him where the prisoner had gone—he said he had gone out with a piece of goods—I then went and looked in the rack to see if the books were there, and the prisoner's book was there—if he went out with goods for a customer, he ought to have taken his book with him—I took no more notice of it until I returned from dinner—I then asked the prisoner how it was he had taken a parcel out without having it signed for—he said he had not taken any parcel out; it was merely some pieces of paper which he had brought down, and thrown on the bales, which were downstairs—Beddall said that he was carrying a piece of silk goods in his hands or under his arm, I don't remember quite which—the prisoner said he had not taken any goods out—it was after Beddall said that he had seen him carrying a piece of silk goods down when he said that—it was perhaps two or three minutes after in the same conversation—the bales were in the warehouse on the ground-floor—a person coming down stairs and going out at the door would have to</p>
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<p>pass the bales—the lad Beddall said he came down stairs and went direct out—he did not come the next day; he sent word that he was not well—he came on the Wednesday—this was on the Monday—when he came on Wednesday he was given into custody—he then said he had been ill—I heard him say he had had a fit.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-74" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-74" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-74" type="surname" value="HANCOCK"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-74" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD HANCOCK</persName> </hi>. I am a detective officer—I was called into the counting-house of Messrs. Thompson, on Wednesday, the 18th—the prisoner was called up, and Mr. Thompson said he wanted to speak to him respecting a piece of silk that he had taken away the day before yesterday—he said he had not taken anything out—Mr. Thompson said he should not accuse him unless he had good grounds for doing so—he was then given into custody—he denied two or three times having taken anything out—I heard nothing about a piece of paper.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> He denied taking the goods?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; he said he had taken nothing out.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. H. HOARE</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I believe they have a list of the addresses of the servants in the counting-house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-75" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-75" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-75" type="surname" value="BEDDALL"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-75" type="given" value="ALFRED TOLLER"/>ALFRED TOLLER BEDDALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I did not see him put any paper on the bales when he left the warehouse—I am quite sure that what he was carrying he took out at the door.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18640606-589-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-589-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-589-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
<div1 type="trialAccount" id="t18640606-590">
<interp inst="t18640606-590" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18640606"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-590" type="date" value="18640606"/>
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<p>590.
<persName id="def1-590-18640606" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-590-18640606" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-590-18640606" type="age" value="30"/>
<interp inst="def1-590-18640606" type="surname" value="THOMAS"/>
<interp inst="def1-590-18640606" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN THOMAS</hi> (30)</persName>
<rs id="t18640606-590-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-590-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-590-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing two charms, the property of
<persName id="t18640606-name-77" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-77" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-77" type="surname" value="GASS"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-77" type="given" value="DAVID"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-590-offence-1 t18640606-name-77"/>David Gass</persName> and another.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. KEMP</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-78" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-78" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-78" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-78" type="given" value="HENRY EDWARD"/>HENRY EDWARD JONES</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Messrs. Gass and Co., 166, Regent-street, jewelers—about six or seven weeks ago, I should think, the prisoner came and asked to look at some waistcoat chains—I showed him some, and then he asked to look at several other things—I showed him some charms at his request—I afterwards missed some—these are them (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—the value of them is about 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I did not sell them to him—they are some of the same I showed to him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Can you tell me the exact day the prisoner came?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I saw him altogether about three times—he came twice before with some trivial excuse, and the third time I missed these things—they were made in Paris—they are not sent over in large quantities—they are not manufactured exactly for our shop, but you would have great difficulty in matching them in London, because there are so few of them made—all I can say is that I had in the shop at this time similar charms to these—I was not at the prisoner's premises when they were searched—he gave me no address—I did not ask for any—he said he had to purchase a chain for a friend, and he left the money on condition that I should return it to him if his friend did not like it—he paid me 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in gold, the value of the chain—he brought the chain back again the next day with some trivial excuse, and I missed the charms the morning after—I did not look at them when he brought the chain back—if those charms were taken at all by him they must have been taken when he bought the chain—we kept these charms in a tray, not in the window—there were not many of this descrip
<lb/>tion in the tray.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-79" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-79" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-79" type="surname" value="SPRAKE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-79" type="given" value="ROBERT LEWIS"/>ROBERT LEWIS SPRAKE</persName> </hi>. I am a detective officer—on 11th May, I searched a box at the prisoner's lodgings and found these two charms in a secret place in the box; there were two secret places, and these were in one—I searched it twice before I found them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The prisoner is a foreigner, is he not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—</p>
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<p>there were some other things in the. box, which are not identified—I found some razors which were identified.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18640606-590-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-590-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-590-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18640606-591" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/18640606"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-591" type="date" value="18640606"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t18640606-591-charge-1" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-591-18640606 t18640606-591-offence-1 t18640606-591-verdict-1"/>
<p>591.
<persName id="def1-591-18640606" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-591-18640606" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-591-18640606" type="age" value="30"/>
<interp inst="def1-591-18640606" type="surname" value="THOMAS"/>
<interp inst="def1-591-18640606" type="given" value="JOHN"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN THOMAS</hi> </persName> was
<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted
<rs id="t18640606-591-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-591-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-591-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> for stealing a ring, value 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. property of
<persName id="t18640606-name-81" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-81" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-81" type="surname" value="EGLISE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-81" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-591-offence-1 t18640606-name-81"/>Joseph Eglise</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. KEMP</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE PEGLER</hi>. I am manager to Mr. Joseph Eglise of Cornhill—the prisoner came on 2d April, and I showed him some diamond rings on a tray—there was one of the value of 45
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I missed that while he was in the shop, and found another diamond ring there which I had not seen before, of the value of 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I took that ring from the tray, handed it to Mr. Eglise, and asked him if he knew the ring—the prisoner might have heard that—he said he did not—the prisoner took up another ring and asked the price of it—it was about 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>,—he took up two or three others, one valued about 26
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and then he requested that we would send some one to the Queen's Hotel to get the size, as the lady was there for whom the ring was intended—I sent Mr. Eglise's son with him, and after he had left I made a communication to Mr. Eglise—I saw the prisoner pass the shop about a month after that, and I gave him into custody for stealing the ring—he was then dressed quite differently to what he was when he came to the shop—I am quite certain he is the same person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had you ever seen him before he came into your shop first)
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Never—the tray I showed him was full of rings—there was more than one ring there worth 45
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—there was one worth 60
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and one worth 200
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I believe the detective has the ring that was put in the tray; I never saw the other ring again.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-82" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-82" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-82" type="surname" value="EGLISE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-82" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>STEPHEN EGLISE</persName> </hi>. I am the prosecutor's son—I was sent to the Queen's Hotel with the prisoner—my father told me in the prisoner's presence to take a bill and receive 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on deposit, and get the size of a lady's finger—we went to the hotel, which is opposite the General Post-office—I went into the passage with the prisoner, and he went down another passage—I waited about two minutes, and he then came back and told me the lady was not in, and if I called at 12 to-morrow he would give me the size—I then went away—I asked him his name, and he said they had got it at the shop—I noticed that he had a club foot—I am quite certain that he ¿s the man—I did not call the next day at 12; my father discovered something in the meantime.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-83" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-83" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-83" type="surname" value="EGLISE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-83" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH EGLISE</persName> </hi>. I am a jeweller of Cornhill—I do not live there—my housekeeper and two servants live on the premises—I recollect the prisoner coming to my shop, and Mr. Pegler showing him some rings—he handed me a ring and asked me the price of it—I had never seen that ring before—I knew of a 45
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. ring being in the tray—I saw it there the day before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was that ring put in the window?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it was always before me—I can see into the window from the counter—the rings are not taken out of the window at night—I serve in the shop myself.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-84" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-84" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-84" type="surname" value="HOCKLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-84" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HOCKLEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman,</hi> 432). I took the prisoner on this charge—he said he knew nothing about it; he was a stranger, and on his way to Italy—he has a club foot—I found on him a gold watch and chain, 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in gold, a 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, some greenbacks from America, and other coins, and some pencil-cases.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were they silver coins?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I do not know the value of them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-85" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-85" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-85" type="surname" value="SPRAKE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-85" type="given" value="ROBERT LEWIS"/>ROBERT LEWIS SPRAKE</persName> </hi>. I searched the prisoner's box, and found a</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="186406060016"/>
<p>quantity of things—a large diamond ring, worth about 40
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., which cannot be identified, six caps of different colours and shapes, six coats, six pairs of trousers, and seven vests.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you find any money?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in gold.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE PEGLER</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you see the ring the day the prisoner I was there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did; that morning.—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-591-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-591-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18640606-591-punishment-23" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-591-punishment-23" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-591-18640606 t18640606-591-punishment-23"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>592.
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<interp inst="def1-592-18640606" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM DESMOND</hi> (18)</persName> and
<persName id="def2-592-18640606" type="defendantName">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PETER MANN</hi> (19)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18640606-592-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="robbery"/>, Robbery with violence on
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-592-offence-1 t18640606-name-88"/>Henry Hutherstaye</persName>, and stealing 2 pence, 1 halfpenny, and I 1 farthing, his property.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-89" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-89" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-89" type="surname" value="BRUFORD"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-89" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BRUFORD</persName> </hi>. I live at 8, Well close-square, and am an appraiser—I on 11th May, about 9 in the evening, I was at my door, and heard some one call "Police!" and" Murder!" and then saw the two prisoners closely fol
<lb/>lowed by the prosecutor, running as fast as they could run—they ran into my side door—there is a fire engine station opposite—I was talking to the fireman, and we kept the door closed until the arrival of the police—it is an eight-roomed house—they could go all over it—we afterwards found one of them concealed up the chimney of the attic, and the other one behind the water-butt in the kitchen—I found a latch-key on the step of my door which the prosecutor afterwards identified at the station—I then went back with the police, and in the second-floor of
<hi rend="italic">my</hi> house we found the prosecutor's purse—it contained a penny, a halfpenny, and a farthing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-90" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-90" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-90" type="surname" value="HUTHERSTAYE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-90" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY HUTHERSTAYE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">through an interpreter</hi>). I live in Grove-street—I am a German—I don't understand much English—I am a sugar baker—on 11th May, about half-past 9 in the evening, I was walking along Ship-alley, three or four men came towards me; one laid hold of me from behind, and another one put his hand into my pocket—they then ran away, and I ran after them—they ran into a house—I called out for a policeman, and the police came—one of them struck me at the time they put their hands in my pocket—the tallest one had hold of me—I cannot say whether he struck me or not—I was struck one blow in the eye—I afterwards saw my purse and key; it was a box key—they had been quite safe in my pocket before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Mann.</hi> He said at the other court it was Desmond struck him, and he said I caught hold of him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-91" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-91" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-91" type="surname" value="BRADLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-91" type="given" value="PHILIP"/>PHILIP BRADLEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, H</hi> 59), I received information, and went into Mr. Bruford's house—I found Desmond behind the water-butt, and my brother constable found the other one up the chimney—I asked Desmond what he was doing—he said, "All right; don't hurt me, I am only come to have a sleep"—I saw the last witness hand over the purse to the inspector—Mann was brought down from the upper part of the house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Desmond's Defence.</hi> I was walking along on the pavement, and I heard some one call out, "Stop thief!" The prosecutor ran towards me, and I ran away into this house. I did not want to get into trouble.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Mann's Defence.</hi> I left off my work at 9 o'clock, I took a walk and saw some chaps in Well close-square. One of them spoke to me, and then there was a cry of "Police!" and then they all ran away, and being frightened, I ran too.
<hi rend="largeCaps">DESMOND</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18640606-592-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-592-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-592-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.†—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18640606-592-punishment-24" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-592-punishment-24" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-592-18640606 t18640606-592-punishment-24"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MANN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18640606-592-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-592-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-592-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18640606-592-punishment-25" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-592-punishment-25" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-592-punishment-25" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-592-18640606 t18640606-592-punishment-25"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>593.
<persName id="def1-593-18640606" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-593-18640606" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-593-18640606" type="age" value="18"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM SCOTTON</hi> (18)</persName>
<rs id="t18640606-593-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-593-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-593-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Stealing a watch, the property of
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-93" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-593-offence-1 t18640606-name-93"/>William Tribe Blake</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. KEMP</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-94" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-94" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-94" type="surname" value="BLAKE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-94" type="given" value="WILLIAM TRIBE"/>WILLIAM TRIBE BLAKE</persName> </hi>. I am a solicitor's clerk, residing at 2, Clarendon</p>
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<p>villas, Hampstead—last Saturday week between 4 and 5 o'clock, I spoke to some one in the neighbourhood of Farringdon-station—I walked a short dis
<lb/>tance with the man I spoke to, and we met the prisoner—he joined the man who first spoke to me—I did not know either of them—I gave the first man a pint of ale; I went into a public-house with him—the prisoner was not with us then, that was before he came up—I afterwards treated the prisoner and the other man to a second pint between them—I did not leave the prisoner, I remained in his company about five hours altogether—I sat down in the second public-house I went to—I went to sleep, requesting the other man to wake me at a certain time, which he did—I awoke between 9 and 10—I found both of the men there—they came out with me, talking to me—when we got to Fleet-street, I asked them to have another pint of ale, and they did so—at that time I had my watch safe; it was at an oyster
<lb/>shop, and the prisoner said he wished to have something to eat, as he was starving—I ordered him half a dozen oysters, and the other man the same—I ordered some for myself but did not eat them—we went out, and I hailed a Hammersmith omnibus—the prisoner then put his hand in my pocket and twitched my watch off the guard—I did not see the watch then—he ran away, and I found my watch was gone; the guard was round my neck; it was broken in two—I ran after the prisoner and followed him into Tanfield-court, and he was there stopped by the porter—I did not lose sight of him—I saw my watch the same day—the policeman produced it at the police-station in Fleet-street.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe you were very much the worse for liquor on this afternoon you speak off it I beg to refute it; I confess it was a foolish thing to go and treat two persons whom I had never seen before—I was very much excited—I had had two glasses of stout—I was not drunk—I had come from 8, Crossby-square, my-principal's office, when I met these men—I left there at 2 o'clock, I went into a public-house, and had a glass of stout, and then went with our head-clerk to Farringdon-station, and left him there—I was in his society at different places, on private business—we only visited one public-house—I only had one glass of stout from the time I left the office till I met the men—I meant I was excited after the robbery was committed on me—I was not excited by drink—I asked the man I spoke to direct me to Temple-bar, and to two or three places I wanted to call at—I have been in London seventeen months—I did not know my way from Farringdon-station to Temple-bar—we went by back streets, and I did not know where we were—my reason for remaining in their company and going to sleep was that I had been up all night writing, and I was very tired and I went to sleep—I saw my watch safe when I went to sleep—I did not ask the prisoner to assist me over the road in consequence of my being the worse for liquor—the inspector said I was the worse for liquor, when I made the charge, and I reported him to Mr. Alderman Salomons at Guildhall—it gave me great offence—we were all three close together when I felt the twitch at my pocket—the other man ran through Temple-bar—I did not get into any altercation with a woman who was selling winkles—she did not accuse me of taking her winkles—I did not tell anybody I had lost my watch before the prisoner ran away—after I had lost it I cried, "Stop thief!"—I did not lift my stick to strike the prisoner—I swear I did not say to either the prisoner or the other man, "I have lost my watch"—I never lost sight of the prisoner—supposing he had passed anything to the other man, I think I should have seen it—this is my watch (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-95" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-95" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD CATTERAL</persName> </hi>. I am one of the Temple porters—on 14th May near 10 o'clock, I was in Tanfield-court—I saw the prisoner running very fast, and</p>
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<p>heard a cry of "Stop thief!"—I stopped the prisoner—the prosecutor was close to the prisoner's heels—I held the prisoner by the collar, and said, "What is the matter?"—the prosecutor said, "He has got my watch"—a person named Turner, who lives in Tanfield-court, was there—I was talking to him at the time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you see anybody running in front of the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; he was the first—there was a great mob after him—I am positive as to the time, as I was just going to shut the top gates, which I do at 10 o'clock—he ran through the Treasurer's-passage—the prisoner ran into my arms—this watch was found three or four yards from where I stopped the prisoner—he threw his coat open before I stopped him and then said, "Search me; I have no watch"—I would not say that he threw the watch away—I did not see it thrown away.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-96" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-96" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-96" type="surname" value="TURNER"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-96" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH TURNER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of James Turner, of Tanfield-court—I saw the prisoner there on 14th May, about 9, I think—the last witness had hold of him—I found this watch in the area of my house, about three or four yards from where the prisoner was standing—I found it about a quarter of an hour after he was there—it was open when I found it—the light shone on the inside, and that is how I saw it—I gave it to the constable at the police-station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-97" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-97" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-97" type="surname" value="GOODMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-97" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS GOODMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman,</hi> 345). This watch was given to me by the last witness at the Fleet-street police-station—I searched the prisoner, and found a whistle, a purse, and one penny upon him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Who was the inspector on duty?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. Cale—I was at the station when the prosecutor was there—he was decidedly the worse for liquor, but not incapable—he was capable of understanding what passed—he was very much excited, and appeared very nervous, and in my opinion he had been drinking as well—he was at first out of breath through running, and very hasty in his talk—it is a hunting-watch—there is a small indentation in it—one of the hands is broken, and the works are stopped.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received an excellent character.</hi>
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<interp inst="t18640606-593-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to Mercy by the Jury and Prosecutor.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-593-18640606 t18640606-593-punishment-26"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<persName id="def2-594-18640606" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-594-18640606" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-594-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-594-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="animalTheft"/>, Stealing a mare, the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-594-offence-1 t18640606-name-100"/>William Charles Monk</persName>.
<hi rend="italic">Second Count,</hi> feloniously receiving the same.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BINGLEY</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18640606-594-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-594-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-594-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*†—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18640606-594-punishment-27" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-594-punishment-27" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-594-18640606 t18640606-594-punishment-27"/>Confined Fifteen Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HORRY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-101" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-101" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-101" type="surname" value="MONK"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-101" type="given" value="WILLIAM CHARLES"/>WILLIAM CHARLES MONK</persName> </hi>. I live at 3, Bird's-cottages, Old-ford—on Friday, 27th May, I had a mare worth 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. on a plot of ground—about mid-day on 27th, my son went to fetch her, and she was gone—I saw her the next day.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-102" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-102" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-102" type="surname" value="YOUNG"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-102" type="given" value="EDWIN"/>EDWIN YOUNG</persName> </hi>. I am a general dealer, of 22, Preston-street, Bethnal
<lb/>green—I know Bingley—on Friday afternoon, 27th May, I was at the Halfway public-house at Hoxton, between 2 and 3—I saw Harris there giving a horse some water—Bingley came up to me and said, "
<hi rend="italic">Ted.</hi> there is a cheap horse you can buy"—I said, "I have not got money to buy it"—Harris said, "I will make a
<hi rend="italic">chop</hi> with you"—he meant an exchange—I had a horse there, and Harris said he would take 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and my horse for his—I said, "I have only got twenty-four shillings;" and he said, "I will take thirty-shillings"—I said, "No; I will give you 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and give you five shillings the next time I see you"—he took the pound, and I told him I would give him five shillings the next time I saw him—</p>
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<p>he wrote out the receipt for a pound, and I gave Bingham, a shilling—I then took my horse out of the cart and harness, put the other one in, and drove away—the horse went away too fast, and I had suspicion of it—I left word at the station-house about it, and got some one to follow the prisoners—I went to Smithfield to buy a collar for the new horse, and came back into Bethnal-green-road, and saw Harris there in custody at the station-house—I then gave up the mare I had bought to the police—(
<hi rend="italic">receipt read</hi>) "John Harris, No. 2, Montague-street, or Horner-street, Whitechapel; exchanged ponies with Edwin Young for 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi> 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. Shaw Cross, witness."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-103" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-103" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-103" type="surname" value="ROGERS"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-103" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ROGERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 59) About 4, on the afternoon of 27th May, I was at a horse-slaughterer's in Buck's-row, and there saw Harris with an old bone—I took him into custody, and some time after Young brought a horse to the station—I showed that horse to the prosecutor the next day, and he identified it as his—from information I received I took Bingley, and told him he was charged with stealing a pony at Old ford—he made no reply then.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Harris.</hi> I told him myself that I had suspicion the pony was stolen,
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> He made several statements—he said that he bought it of a man at Romford—he said he was down on the previous Wednesday and saw the horse, and the next day he happened to meet the owner and the horse in London, and he bought it for 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>—at the station, after he was charged, he said the horse was given to him to sell.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Harris's statement before the Magistrate:</hi>—"I know nothing about it myself, beyond Bingley asking me to go with him to the market—I knew he was going to sell the horse, and he asked me to walk with him as far as the market; I said I did not mind as it was a walk, and I had nothing to do—he did not say where he had got the horse from, but after the horse Was sold I had suspicions; he said he had taken the other one to the knacker's, but he had sold it before he got there to a man named John Clark for a sovereign, and he took it to the knacker's and sold it for twenty-two shillings and sixpence; Clarke wanted to have the old horse killed and I said, 'No; let it stand alive then; if there is anything amiss the man can find it alive.'</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Harris's Defence.</hi> I was standing outside my door on this Friday and Bingley saw me, and asked me to go with him to the market; I did not mind; he said he was going to sell the horse; he asked me to sell it for him, and I did, and then he sold the other horse for a sovereign; I went to the knacker's, and was taken there; I have witnesses here.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> On 17th April, I was standing at her mother's door, which is a brothel, and she came and struck me three times with a key.
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> She was drunk; worse than I was; the police know quite well that five of her family keep five brothels in one street; she said she was married; she is not.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 275,
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<hi rend="italic">The following prisoners</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>:—</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude;</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's father stated that his friends would undertake to send him to Canada.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, June</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1864.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Robert Malcolm Kerr, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BEST</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WHARTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Wood.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<lb/>ton public-house, Kilburn, and just as I got off the step I received a blow—Wood seized my watch-guard and twisted it round his hand—I hallooed out, and Wornham came over and struck me, as did several others not in custody—I stuck to Wood and held him ten minutes, but he got away and ran about fifty yards, when I knocked him down, and kept him for half an hour before I gave him in custody—he had passed the watch away to somebody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe you knew him by sight about the place?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not to my knowledge, and I have lived there three years—I had not been in this public-house for eight or ten months—he was very violent—I could not do a stroke of work for a fortnight afterwards—he was very violent and excited.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long had you been in the public-house?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had nothing there at all—I went to get a glass of rum for my wife—I am a tee
<lb/>totaller, but she is not.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Wornham. Q.</hi> As I was standing at the bar waiting to be served with a pot of beer, how could I be shoving you at the door?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You never had any beer at all; there was an old gentleman dressed in blue there—some
<lb/>body said to me, "Halloo,
<hi rend="italic">Jemmy,</hi> we do not often see you in a public-house"—he
<hi rend="italic">slewed</hi> me round, which knocked the old gentleman down, and I apolo
<lb/>gised—I neither shoved you nor interfered with you.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-120" type="surname" value="ELVEY"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-120" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES ELVEY</persName> </hi>. I am an errand-boy, and live at 13, Alfred-place, Kilburn—I was standing at the door of the Sir Isaac Newton public-house, and saw the prisoners there—Mr. Cock came out and Wood snatched at his watch
<lb/>chain twice, and then ran to the fence—they got Cock down, and Wornham kicked him—Mr. Cock then hit him, and Wornham said, "I will fight you"—he said, "No, I have got a case in hand"—he hit Mr. Cock, who let go of his prisoner, but caught him again—I saw the watch in his hand, but did not see him pass it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-121" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS ROGERS</persName> </hi>. I live at 17, Alfred-mews—I was outside the Sir Isaac Newton, and saw Wood snatch at the watch and take it away—they began
<hi rend="italic">punching</hi> Mr. Cock, who held them—one of them said, "I have not got the watch, I gave it to my mate," and he said to the policeman, "How long shall I get for thieving the watch?"—Cock had not done anything to them; it was just as he stepped out at the door.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was there a sort of indiscriminate
<hi rend="italic">row</hi> and distur
<lb/>bance?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, D</hi> 80). On Saturday night week the prosecutor called me and charged Wood with robbing him of his watch—I told Wood the charge; he said, "It is a lie"—on the way to the station he said, "What do you think I shall get for this?"—I said, "I do not know"—I took Wornham on the next Monday, and charged him with being concerned in stealing the watch—he said that he did not know what watch, and then he said, "All right."</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">UPPEL</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-600-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Watson.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-126" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-126" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-126" type="surname" value="LIBERTY"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-126" type="given" value="NATHANIEL"/>NATHANIEL LIBERTY</persName> </hi>. I am a clergyman, and live at 27, Hereford-square, Brompton—on 3d May, my house was broken into, and I missed various articles—these spoons, sugar-tongs, and coins (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) are mine; these other articles are my mother-in-law's, who lives with me—I also lost 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the spoons were safe in the dining-room the night before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-127" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-127" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-127" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WATTS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, T</hi> 315). On Tuesday morning, 3d May, about a quarter-past 2 o'clock, I was in Attwood's-lane, Kensington, and heard a noise, as of glass breaking—I then heard footsteps, and saw the prisoners come out of a field into the lane—I stopped them, and asked what they were doing—Uppell said, "What odds is that to you?"—I was in plain clothes—Uppell had a bag on his back—I asked him what he had got; he refused to tell me—I told him that I would know—he asked me what I was; I told him I was a police-constable—he asked me where my authority was; I showed him my card, but he was not satisfied—I told him I should take him to the station—he said that if he went there he should be locked up, and refused to go—this was right under a gas-lamp—Watson stood at his side facing me—Uppell said, "Will you take a cab to go to the station?"—I said, "No, it is only three minutes' walk"—he wanted Watson to go with him, but Watson said, "I shall stop here till you come back"—I asked him what he had got in the bag—he said, "Some old plate"—I asked him where he got it—he said that some gentleman gave it to him down the road—I asked him where the gentleman lived—he said, "I do not know"—I said I should take him to the station—he refused to go, and asked me if I would allow him to speak to his friend for a moment—I said "Yes," and as he was speaking to him be put his hand into his pocket and pulled out this card-case (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) with cards in it, and passed it to the other prisoner—I took it from him, upon which Uppell struck me on the mouth, took me by the hair of my head, and dashed my head against the post of a fence—I sprang my rattle, and Seymour, another constable, came and assisted me—I took Uppell to the station, and found some other property on him—he was taken before a Magistrate, and remanded—after that, on the 5th, I was at the House of Detention, and Watson came there to see Uppell—I knew him as soon as he put his head inside the door—I spoke to Sergeant Clark, and took Watson in custody—Hereford-square is forty or fifty yards from where I saw the prisoners, and they were coming from the square—Watson escaped over the fence, and went towards Hereford square again.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it quite light?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was just daybreak—as soon as Uppell struck me on the mouth Watson ran away—</p>
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<p>the conversation was four or five minutes taking place—Watson was dressed as he is now, and had a sort of
<hi rend="italic">Billy-cock</hi> hat, which concealed part of his face—Watson was taker, in custody as soon as he had seen Uppell in the prison—he asked at first for Uppell before I identified him; I heard him ask before I thought he was the man—he was about ten minutes with Uppell, and when he came out I told the sergeant to take him—I have been eleven months in the police—I have never had a case of identity before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he run away before or after the other constable came up?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-128" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE SEYMOUR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, T</hi> 311). On Tuesday morning, 3d May, I was in Hereford-square, and heard a policeman's rattle—I saw Watson struggling with Uppell, and saw a man, about Watson's height, running away, about twenty yards from me, but I only saw his back.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-129" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-129" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-129" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE CLARK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant</hi>) On Thursday, 5th May, I was with Watts, the constable, at the House of Detention—Watts said something to me about a man who had just come in, in consequence of which I met Watson at the gate as he returned from visiting Uppell—I told him I was a police
<lb/>man, and should apprehend him for a burglary on the morning of the 3d at Hereford-square, Kensington—he said, "You are quite mistaken, for I have not been in Kensington for years, and can prove that that night I was at home in bed with my wife—I asked him where—he said, "4, George-street, Hampstead-road"—I said, "Are you employed anywhere?"—he said, "Yes, I am a smith, and Work for Mr. Davis, of Marlborough-mews"—I Said, "Were you at work on Monday last?"—he said, "Yes, and on Tuesday, and up to to-day at 12 o'clock—I was about to search him—he put his hand in his pocket and pulled out this letter (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>), Which he put between his teeth, tore it, and threw it on the stones in the yard—I took him to the station—the pieces of the letter were picked up and given to me—(
<hi rend="italic">This was addressed, "Mr. Thornton, 24, Charles-street, Drury-lane" from John Uppell, in the House of Detention, requesting Thornton to come and see him on Thurs
<lb/>day, and not to say where he was, as he did not wish it to be known that he was locked up, and stating that he was ill, having" got wet through that night"</hi>)—I went to 4, Little George-street that day, but could hear nothing about the prisoner there—I inquired at Mr. Davis's.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN WATTS</hi>). What sort of à night Was Sunday night?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A very wet night; I am sure of that.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was it raining between 2 and 3?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, very fast indeed when I saw the prisoners.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WATSON</hi>.—
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<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted, with
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., her pro
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution,</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HUDSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Uppell, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WHARTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Watts.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-133" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-133" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-133" type="given" value="AMELIA"/>AMELIA ENDERBY</persName> </hi>. I am single, and live at 12, Neville-terrace, Brompton—on Friday night, 8th April, about 11 o'clock, I fastened all my doors and windows, and next morning I missed a clock, a cameo, a tortoise-shell dress
<lb/>ing-case, and other things, which were safe the evening before—another clock was removed from the dining-room into the kitchen, and put in a bag—these articles produced are mine.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-134" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-134" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BOOKING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-inspector</hi>) On 11th April I saw Uppell and Watson brought up at the police-court on remand, charged with burglary</p>
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<p>I took a pair of boots from Uppell's feet, and gave them to Holden—I after
<lb/>wards received them back from him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HUDSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you notice anything particular about the boots?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, they are an ordinary pair.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-135" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-135" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-135" type="surname" value="HOLDEN"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-135" type="given" value="WILLIAM JAMES"/>WILLIAM JAMES HOLDEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-inspector</hi>) On Saturday, 9th April, I went to Mrs. Enderby's house, and found that it had been broken into—on the 11th I saw Uppell at the police-court—I received a pair of boots from Booking, which I compared with the footmarks on the garden-bed by making an impression by the side, and they corresponded—I had them carefully preserved, and there was also a mark of a smaller foot—on Monday, the 16th I went to the house of Watts, in the Edge ware-road, and saw the pri
<lb/>soner, Mrs. Watts—I told her I had a search-warrant, and had come to search for stolen property—the man she lives with was not there—she went to a drawer and brought out a case, from which I took this tortoise-shell needle-case—I said, "This is very much like the one I am in search of, part of the proceeds of a burglary at 12, Neville-terrace"—she said, "That can
<lb/>not be; it was given to me by my aunt at Dublin"—I said, "I must take you in custody, and make a further search"—I did so, and found in the drawer this cameo, these coins, some Roman pearls, and this pin-cushion—she said, "Do not take me, I will make a clean breast of it; they were given me by a man under remand at Hammersmith police-court; I do not know him by the name of Uppell; I believe his real name is Fletcher; I believe him to be a respectable man"—on a further search in the bedroom Sey
<lb/>mour, in
<hi rend="italic">my</hi> presence, found this little silver seal; in a box in another drawer I found this looking-glass—I said, "I shall take this with me"—she said, "Do not, it is my property, it belongs to my work-box"—I said, "Where
<hi rend="italic">is</hi> the frame?"—she said, "It is broken up"—this chisel and other tools were found by Seymour, in my presence—I asked her about her hus
<lb/>band; she said that he was at work—I sent for him and took them both in custody, but he was discharged on remand, having brought his master to prove he bore a good character—I received a pincushion from the female prisoner—when Uppell was brought up on remand, he said that he gave her the cameo and pincushion.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HUDSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What made you bring that little looking-glass here?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Because it fits Mrs. Enderby's work-box.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WHARTON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did Watts willingly give you ac
<lb/>cess to her drawers?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> She opened them—I said when I went in that I came to search for property, and that I had a search-warrant; I said that at the police-court—these are the articles which Uppell said she gave to Watts; they are little trinkets such as women like to have—she gave evi
<lb/>dence at the police-court.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN WATT</hi> </persName> were
<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted for
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<interp inst="t18640606-602-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-602-offence-1 t18640606-name-138"/>Arabella Fennell</persName>, and stealing therein a silver ink-stand and other articles, her property, upon which </rs>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">offered no evidence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18640606-602-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-602-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-602-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noEvidence"/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>603.
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<interp inst="def1-603-18640606" type="age" value="26"/>
<interp inst="def1-603-18640606" type="surname" value="WAGE"/>
<interp inst="def1-603-18640606" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE WAGE</hi> (26)</persName>
<rs id="t18640606-603-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18640606-603-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="sexual"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-603-offence-1 t18640606-name-140"/>Elizabeth Adams</persName>, a girl between the age of 10 and 12 years.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<rs id="t18640606-603-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of the attempt.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">The following prisoners</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>.—</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Confined Six Months;</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. from
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. from
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-607-offence-3 t18640606-name-150"/>Alfred Jones</persName>. </rs>
<hi rend="italic">The officer stated that there were seven other cases against the prisoner, all for robbing little boys.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-607-18640606 t18640606-607-punishment-38"/>Six years Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, June</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th,</hi> 1864.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Crompton.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">The prisoner was stated
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-154" type="occupation" value="doctor"/>Chapman Baggalay</persName>, of Hanwell Asylum, the Jury found him to be of unsound mind.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">TIMOTHY MURPHY</hi> (55)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. GIFFARD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEASLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution;</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-157" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>PATRICK SLATER</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer—I knew the deceased man Eames—on the evening of 19th April, between 9 and 10 o'clock, I was walking along Bell-street, Paddington—I came in front of the Brazen Head public-house—I looked in there, and saw two men named King and Donogan fighting—I saw the prisoner there—he was doing nothing, but sitting on a seat—he came out and went across the road—I saw Eames come out of the Brazen Head shortly after, almost directly—he said something—the prisoner was then on the opposite side of the road, I don't know whether he could bear it—Eames followed the prisoner right across the road, and they both apparently com
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<lb/>thing—I did not see any wound or any blood—he fetched a policeman, and took him into the beer-shop where the prisoner had gone.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Before you went to the Brazen Head had you been at the Black Man?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—Eames had been there also, and the prisoner—I did not hear Eames say to the prisoner, "If you come into the public-house I will knock your lights out, you
<hi rend="italic">sod</hi>"—I don't know whether the prisoner went away—I did not follow him to the Brazen Head—I don't know whether Eames did—I dare say it was about twenty minutes after
<lb/>wards when I got to the Brazen Head—Eames was then inside the house, and Murphy also—I did not notice whether he was smoking—I did not see any pipe or anything in his hand—I don't know whether he had anything in his hand or not—when Eames came out Murphy had got across the road—I can't say whether he ran across after him—he walked rather quick—he</p>
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<p>crossed the road towards him—I can't say whether he struck Murphy before he turned round to look at him—Murphy was going right towards the opposite side, right away like—he had his back to him, and was going on at the time—I did not see Eames strike him in that position before be turned round—I could not see which struck first—apparently the front part of Murphy's body was turned towards him, but it was late at night, and I could not see very well—I did not see them on the ground—I could not say one way or the other whether they both fell—I am sure it was Murphy that called out "Police." as far as I could discern his voice—I could not say whether the voice came from a man who was on the ground—it was imme
<lb/>diately after I heard Murphy call out "Police" that Eames came away from him and returned to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GIFFARD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you on one side of the road, and these men on the other?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I did not see either of them down on the ground.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-158" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES LAWRENCE</persName> </hi>. I am a shoemaker of 52, Lisson-street—that is right opposite the Brazen Head—on the night in question I was at home looking out of my window—I saw the prisoner come out of the Brazen Head—he stood for a moment on the kerb, on the same side as the public-house—I saw Eames come out of the Brazen Head, I should think hardly a minute afterwards—he rushed at the prisoner in a fighting attitude—the prisoner ran backwards into the road, calling the aid of the police—I saw Eames strike at the prisoner, but I can't say whether he struck him—they closed after that in the middle of the road, and after they separated I thought Eames was stabbed—I saw him put his hand to his side as soon as they separated, and walk away—I had seen the prisoner make an attempt to strike the deceased an under-handed blow—I was not near enough to see whether it touched him—it was in the front part of his body—I never saw either of them on the ground—if they had been I think I should have seen them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What distance were you from them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I can't say exactly—I was on the second floor—they were not right under me, but a little to the left; it might be the width of this court—there was no one with me except my wife—I never saw any blows exchanged—they were both in the attitude of fighting—I did not see Slater—blows might have been struck without my seeing them, as I was some distance from them—I am positive neither of them was knocked down—I did not see either of them on the ground or on their knees—if they had been I must have seen them—I was looking at them all the time—I saw them close, the same as if they were cuddling one another or wrestling—I did not know either of them—I believe the deceased was a younger and stronger looking man than the pri
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-159" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT BROWN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, D</hi> 259). I attended at St. Mary's Hospital when Mr. Yardley, the Magistrate, took the deposition of Eames—the prisoner was present and cross-examined him—I afterwards saw Eames dead.
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the deceased in bed?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he was sworn—he was not very faint—it was about three weeks before his death—I was alongside of him—it was a very large room—Mr. Yardley was sitting beside him—the prisoner had no attorney there—he was close to the foot of the bed—he could hear what was said.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GIFFARD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I believe you witnessed the signature of the Magistrate and the deceased?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the prisoner had the opportunity of cross
<lb/>examining Eames as much as he liked—(
<hi rend="italic">Deposition read.</hi> "I am a shoe-maker,</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by the Prisoner:</hi> "When I followed out of the Brazen Head he was not picking his pipe with his knife. After he made the first blow at me, and before he stabbed me, I hit him a blow on the ear; it was a blow with my fist. It did not knock him down. I met the prisoner at the Rose and Crown on Monday. I took 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. from another man, but I did not know it belonged to the prisoner. I did not follow him from the Black Man to the Brazen Head, though I was at the Black Man when he was. I did not say I would pay him.")</p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-160" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM RAYNER</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgeon at St. Mary's Hospital—on the night of 19th April the deceased was brought there between 9 and 10—he was in a state of collapse—his clothes were stripped from him, and there was a wound, and a large portion of intestine exposed through the wall of the abdomen—it was a small incised wound about three-quarters of an inch in breadth—the larger blade of this knife would produce such a wound—the direction of the wound was from below upwards, and a little inwards towards the centre of the belly, as if done by an under-handed blow—he was in con
<lb/>siderable danger, so much so that I sent for the Magistrate to take his deposition—I was present when it was taken—he was then quite sensible—he was under my care until his death, which took place on 7th May—the death was caused by the absorption of matter from the wound—I have no doubt the wound was the cause of death.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had he lost much blood?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—when he came in he was in a weak state from the shock, and continued so—he was a strong muscular man, but he had tubercles on the lungs—he was consumptive—that had nothing to do with his death—his examination was taken about three
<lb/>quarters of an hour or an hour after he came in—he was put under chloro
<lb/>form while the bowel was returned, but he had recovered from that and from the collapse when his examination was taken—we could not have replaced the bowel unless we had put him under chloroform, because we had to enlarge the opening to get it into the abdomen again—he lost a slight amount of blood at that time—he was perhaps a quarter of an hour under the chloro
<lb/>form—his examination was taken immediately afterwards—he had recovered from the effects about a quarter of an hour—I apprehended immediate danger—I don't recollect whether any stimulants were administered to him before he gave his evidence—it would not be the ordinary course—I can't say positively whether any were administered or not—I heard him give his</p>
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<p>evidence—he was not sitting up in bed; he was lying down—he spoke in a moderately strong tone of voice.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BESLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had he quite recovered from the effects of the chloroform before his deposition was taken?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he was perfectly sensible, so as to know what he was saying.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's statement before the Magistrate was read as follows:</hi>—"I met them on the Tuesday night at the Black Man. I was giving Eames and Slater into custody of the police; the police did not take the charge. He said, "You b—
<hi rend="italic">sod.</hi> if I get you inside the public-house I will put your lights out." There were three or four of them together, Slater, Tom O'Donnell, and the deceased. I did not go into the Black Man; I went to the Brazen Head, and loft them at the Black Man, and they followed me from the Black Man to the Brazen Head. I came out of the Brazen Head, and had my pipe in my hand, and was taking the stopper out with my knife. Eames followed me across the road, and hit me on the ear, and knocked me down; with that I had my knife in my hand, and my pipe in the other hand. He fell right over me when he knocked me down, and I believe that was the time he received the knife; I made no attempt to stab him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-161" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS O'DONNELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>). I saw Murphy and the deceased in the Brazen Head on this night—the prisoner had his pipe in his hand, cleaning it out with a knife like this."</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-609-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-609-18640606 t18640606-609-punishment-40"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM SIMMONS</hi> (47)</persName>, was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-610-offence-1 t18640606-name-163"/>John James Coghlan</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SHARPE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-164" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-164" type="surname" value="COGHLAN"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-164" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS COGHLAN</persName> </hi>. I am a wire-rope maker, and live at Millwall—the deceased, John James Coghlan, was my brother—on Saturday night, 9th April, I was with him and another young man at the prisoner's coffee-shop, in Carr-street—it was past 12 when we went there—a man named French,—and another man were having a discussion about Garibaldi and the Pope. French made use of very strong language—he said, "B the Pope"—my brother said, "You ought to be ashamed of yourself; the man (meaning the Pope) never did you any harm"—my brother then said to French, "What good did ever Garibaldi do?"—French said, "You fool, what did ever you do?—my brother said, "How do you know that I am a fool?"—French said, "I am sure you are"—my brother said, "Can you make a fool of me?"—French said, "I will punch your head," and they stood up, and were going out to fight—the prisoner began to shove my brother about—my brother said to him, "Don't shove me about I can go out without being shoved out"—the prisoner said, "If you don't leave my house, I shall have you locked up"—my brother said, "I have done nothing, that I know of, that I should be locked up for"—the prisoner said, "If you don't leave my house, I shall do you an injury"—they got to the door, and he shoved my brother out on the pavement—my brother returned and opened the door with his left hand—he only looked in—he did not put his foot inside the door—he said to French, "Are you coming out to make a fool of me?"—the prisoner made a hit at him through the doorway; he then let the door shut, opened it again in a moment or so, and threw a chopper out at my brother—my brother called out, "Look out, here is something coming"—the chopper struck him on the knee—I saw it—he sat down on the pavement—he was afterwards carried back into the coffee-shop, and his leg was bound up—the policeman</p>
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<p>was there then—the chopper was brought in by Betts—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—Betts handed it to me, and I laid it on the table under a young man's jacket—the prisoner came and took it away and put it behind the water
<lb/>butt, and I and the policeman found it there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were you the worse for liquor at this time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—we had been to a public-house, and each had a pot of beer—that was about 10 o'clock—we had not been to any other public-house—we had no other drink—I left work at 4, and remained indoors till 9, and then went with my brother to see Betts, and we all three went to the public-house—my brother had only had what I state—he was not drunk—we only had some coffee in the prisoner's house—the prisoner did not interfere in the dispute till French was going to punch my brother's head—he then began to shove my brother about—that was in the endeavour to get him out of the house—French was then in the house—my brother did not go out directly the prisoner asked him to go, he was willing to go—after he was put out, he went back and opened the door—he did not put his head in nor his foot, he only called out to French—it was then the prisoner made a hit at him—it might have been an endeavour to push him out, but it did not look like it; it seemed as if he went to hit him—he did not put him out three different times—I did not hear him call "Police!"—I swear that he threw the chopper from the coffee-house at my brother in the street—my brother was on the pavement, about three or four feet from the door—I was standing close to him—I went out with him—it was a dark night—it was to me and Betts that my brother sung out something was coming, for us to get out of the way—I was looking—I will swear I saw the prisoner throw the chopper, for Betts picked it up and handed it tome—the prisoner was standing in the coffee-shop when he threw it—he opened the door and threw it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-165" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-165" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18640606-name-165" type="given" value="NATHANIEL"/>NATHANIEL ECKFORD</persName> </hi>. I am house-surgeon at the London Hospital—the deceased was admitted there on 10th April—he had a wound on the outside of his left knee-joint—it might have been produced by this chopper—from the direct consequences of that wound he died a month afterwards—amputation was performed—he died of exhaustion.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe, when you first saw the deceased, it was obvious to you that he was under the effect of liquor?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He was—I may also state that if the wound had been one-sixth of an inch less in depth, in all probability he would have recovered.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The deposition of the prisoner before the Coroner was read by consent:</hi> "It was quite accidental; I did not intend to hurt him. I did not throw it to injure him. I noticed they were intoxicated."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS COGHLAN</hi>).
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you see the deceased, previous to the accident, with the chopper in his hand, flourishing it about?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, certainly not—I am quite sure of that—I did not see the prisoner breaking coke with the chopper.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18640606-610-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-610-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Strongly recommended to mercy by the Jury, on account of his previous good character.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18640606-610-punishment-41" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-610-18640606 t18640606-610-punishment-41"/>Confined Four Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN COLLINS</hi> (26)</persName>, was indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18640606-611-offence-1 t18640606-name-167"/>Daniel Cahill</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SHARPE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.,</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-168" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-168" type="surname" value="CAHILL"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-168" type="given" value="JULIA"/>JULIA CAHILL</persName> </hi>. My son's name was Daniel Cahill—he died on Saturday morning month—he was twenty-two years of age.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-169" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-169" type="surname" value="CROWLE"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-169" type="given" value="JULIA"/>JULIA CROWLE</persName> </hi>. I live at 6, king-street, Drury-lane—I knew the</p>
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<p>deceased, but not the prisoner—on Saturday, 3d April, between 12 and 1 at night, I was in King-street, and saw the prisoner and deceased fighting—I saw the deceased fall—they were not fighting above two minutes before he fell—when Cahill fell, he said to the prisoner, "I cannot fight you no more, because you have got something sharp"—I saw a knife in the prisoner's hand as he made the blow—it was on giving him that blow that he fell down—I and some other woman ran to his assistance and picked him up, and I put my apron round his head—he was all over blood—the blood came from near the temple—some young man carried him to a doctor's—when he fell, the prisoner ran away—a policeman ran after him—the deceased was drunk.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You are Irish, are you not?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the deceased was not—I know his father and mother—the blood came from the place where he was hit—there were not many persons in the street—not fifty nor twenty—the men were shuffling about, going round one another and sparring—I stood close by them to see the fight—there were other persons close to me—they were not pushing and shoving about, they all stood perfectly still—it was dark—I swear that I saw the knife in the prisoner's hand—I could see it glitter in his hand—I knew at the time that it was a knife.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-170" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-170" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-170" type="surname" value="DACEY"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-170" type="given" value="JEREMIAH"/>JEREMIAH DACEY</persName> </hi>. I live at 21, Short's-gardens, Drury-lane—about mid
<lb/>night, when this occurred, I was at the corner of King-street, and saw the deceased and prisoner fighting a little way from a barrow, on which were some whelks—I did not see them lighting for above two minutes—when I got close to them, I heard the deceased say, "Take him away, I can't fight him any more, he has struck me with a key or something"'—he was lying on the ground—I did not see him fall—there was a lot of blood about him—the prisoner went away.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are you an Irishman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I don't know whether Cahill was—I was examined before the Coroner, not before the Magistrate—I did not see anything in the prisoner's hand—I did not see the blow struck which knocked the deceased down.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-171" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-171" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-171" type="surname" value="FULLER"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-171" type="given" value="FREDERICK HENRY"/>FREDERICK HENRY FULLER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 134). I was on duty in Drury-lane on this night—my attention was called to a crowd, and I went, and saw the deceased lying on the footpath, bleeding from the right side of the head—I saw the prisoner about twenty yards off, running towards Drury
<lb/>Jane—I followed, and took him—there was wet blood on his hands and clothes.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-172" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-172" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-172" type="surname" value="MEAD"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-172" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MEAD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant, F</hi> 9). About half-past 12 on the morning of 3d April, I saw the prisoner and deceased at the corner of King-street, Drury-lane—they were in the middle of the street, and had both got their arms up in a fighting attitude—they were both laughing—I requested them to go away—the prisoner said, "All right, old fellow; good night," and they both walked away down King-street—about four or five minutes afterwards, I heard the cry of "Police!" in King-street—I immediately went up, and saw the deceased lying on the pavement, and the witness Crowley had got a cloth over his face—he was bleeding—he was assisted to a surgeon's, and from there to the Hospital—he was quite insensible.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-173" type="surname" value="FROST"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-173" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FROST</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 126). I was at the Police-court when the prisoner was examined on this charge before Mr. Vaughan—I heard the deceased examined, and saw the clerk take down his evidence—the prisoner was present, and had the opportunity of cross-examining him—he did not do so—I know the Magistrate's signature—this is it. (
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SHARPE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">objected</hi> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">to the deposition being read, the particular deposition of the deceased appearing not upon any portion of the sheet signed by the Magistrate, although stitched together with other papers, at the end of which the Magistrate's signature appeared; he submitted that there was no proof that, according to the wording of the Statute, this deposition purported to be taken before the Magistrate, and he supported his objection by "Queen</hi> v.
<hi rend="italic">Osborne</hi>," 8
<hi rend="italic">th "Car</hi> v.
<hi rend="italic">Payne," p.</hi> 113.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. JUSTICE CROMPTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">was clearly of opinion that the deposition did purport to be signed by the Magistrate, Read.</hi> "I live at 16, King-street, Drury-lane. On Saturday night last, about 12, I was in King-street, Drury-lane, on my way home, The prisoner was there, and a barrow with some oysters on it, which he was eating. I wanted to pass by, but he prevented me. I said I had as much right to pass as any one else, and told him he had no business to stop me, and asked him why he did so. He replied, 'I will show you.' I said, 'Let me get out of the way first,' Then I went into the middle of the road first; he came after me, and we began fighting. I do not remember any blows being struck till I received a cut on the side of my cheek, and I was knocked down senseless; and on coming to myself I found I was in my bed, and my head, face, and arm, which were wounded, had been dressed.")</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-174" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-174" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-174" type="surname" value="KEMPTHORN"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-174" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY LORD KEMPTHORN</persName> </hi>. I am house-physician at King's College Hospital—the deceased was brought into the hospital about half-past 12 on 3d or 4th April—I found two wounds; one just behind the angle of the jaw, on the right side, and another on the back of the neck, on the same side—such a knife is this would produce such wounds—the first wound I spoke of penetrated in artery; it was a serious wound—I saw him every day till his death, on Saturday, 7th May—the hemorrhage recurred two or three times; the main artery of the neck was tied—the cause of death was the pressure of an abscess close to the entrance of the windpipe—the wound was the primary cause of that abscess—I made a
<hi rend="italic">post-mortem</hi> examination.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe you had to enlarge the wound?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, on the Friday, in order to tie the wounded vessel—I saw that done—the abscess was the immediate cause of death—an abscess may form in any part of the body—a great many causes will produce it; but there was an anatomical connation in this case, which placed it beyond a doubt that the abscess was caused by the wound—a fall against a sharp stone would not produce such a wound; it was a well-defined incised wound.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18640606-name-175" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18640606-name-175" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-175" type="surname" value="MENZIES"/>
<interp inst="t18640606-name-175" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES MENZIES</persName> </hi>. I live at 39, King-street, Drury-lane—on this night, about half-past 12, I had just left work, and was standing against my own door while this fight was going on—I saw the deceased on the ground—I saw nothing of the prisoner—I saw the deceased taken to the doctor's—about three quarters of an hour afterwards, I found this knife lying in a gutter, about eight or nine yards from where the deceased had been lying—it was shut, and was all full of blood.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you keep the knife that night?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I gave to Frost, the constable, directly I picked it up—I did not know the deceased—I know the witness Crowley—