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<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>Law Publishers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.</p>
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<p>On the Queen's Commission of</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, May 7th, 1866, and following days,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE THE RIGHT HON.</hi>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-1" type="given" value="BENJAMIN SAMUEL"/>BENJAMIN SAMUEL PHILLIPS</persName>, LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; the Hon. Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM FRY CHANNELL</hi>, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; the Hon. Sir
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-2" type="given" value="EDWARD MONTAGUE"/>EDWARD MONTAGUE SMITH</persName> </hi>, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas;
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS SIDNEY</hi>, Esq.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT WALTER CARDEN</hi>, Knt.;
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-3" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CARTER</persName> </hi>, Esq., F.A.S. and F.R.A.S., Aldermen of the said City;
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUSSELL GURNEY</hi>, Esq., Q.C., M.P., Recorder of the said City;
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN JOSEPH MECHI</hi>, Esq.;
<hi rend="smallCaps">JAMES CLARKE LAWRENCE</hi>, Esq.; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT BESLEY</hi>, Esq., Aldermen of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-4" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CHAMBERS</persName> </hi>, Esq., Q.C., M.P., Common Serjeant of the said City; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT MALCOLM KERR</hi>, Esq., Judge of the Sheriffs' 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>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SILLS JOHN GIBBONS</hi>, Esq. Alderman.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JAMES FIGGINS</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY DUFFETT</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CYRIL MORTIMER MURRAY RAWLINS</hi>, Esq</p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PHILLIPS, MAYOR. SEVENTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that the prisoners have been previously in custody/—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody/—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters/—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, May</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1866.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM SMITH</hi> (46)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-6" type="given" value="GEORGE FRANCIS"/>GEORGE FRANCIS PENNY</persName> </hi>. I am the son of Mr. Penny, who keeps the Crown and Dolphin, Cannon-street-road—on 12th April the prisoner came in with another—I served him with a pint of half-and-half—he gave me a bad shilling in payment—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I told him it was bad—he did not say anything, but the other man who was with him said he had not given anything—I gave them both into custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did I give you the bad shilling?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; the other man—you came in together—you both drank the half-and-half.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-7" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM EADY</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the Crown and Dolphin—in July last I was barman at the Crosby Head, Hoxton—on a Monday in July the prisoner came to the bar, had some drink, and gave a bad shilling in pay
<lb/>ment—I bent it and gave it him back, telling him it was bad—he said he did not know it, and paid me in good money—he came again on the Friday or Saturday in the same week and asked for half a quartern of rum and a glass of stout—he gave me a shilling—it bent very easily—I told him it was bad, and also told him he was the man that had given me a bad shilling on the Monday—he denied it—I said I was not mistaken, I could swear to him—I gave him the bad shilling back and he paid me in good money—I afterwards went as barman to the Crown and Dolphin, and on 12th April I saw the prisoner come in with another person—I recognised him directly—I said something to the barman, who afterwards showed me a bad shilling—a constable was sent for and they were given into custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-8" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MOXON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 143). I was called to the crown and Dolphin and received the prisoner into custody—he was taken to the police court and discharged.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-9" type="given" value="JAMES WILLIAM"/>JAMES WILLIAM CLIFFORD</persName> </hi>. I keep the Old George public-house, Bethnal-green-road—on the 17th April, about 9 o'clock, the prisoner came there for half a pint of beer, and gave me a bad shilling—I bent it in my mouth and gave it to him back, and told him I should lock him up if he ever came into my house again—he then gave me a good shilling and took the bad one away with him—about half an hour afterwards he came in again—the bar
<lb/>maid then served him—I spoke to her as soon as I saw him—she handed me a bad shilling—I then sent for a constable and gave him in charge.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-10" type="given" value="MARGARET"/>MARGARET HAYES</persName> </hi>. I am barmaid at the Old George public-house—on 17th April the prisoner came in and asked for half a quartern of rum, which came to 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>—he gave me a shilling which I handed to Clifford.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 455). I received the prisoner in charge with this bad shilling—I found 12½;
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper on him and 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-12" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to Her Majesty's Mint—these shillings are both bad, and from the same mould.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-14" type="given" value="ROSA"/>ROSA MOONEY</persName> </hi>. I live with Mr. Lucas, who keeps a cookshop at 38, Orchard-street, Westminster—on Thursday, 26th April, about three o'clock, the prisoner came in with somebody else—they had some roast pork, greens, and potatoes—Mr. Lucas served them—he gave him 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for two dinners—he had two pennyworth of pudding after that—I served him with it and he gave me half-a-crown; I had not got change, and I gave it to Mr. Lucas—he said, "It is a bad one"—the prisoner heard that and went to the door and tried to get away—Mrs. Lucas he said, "You pay me for the pudding and then you may go"—he wanted the half-crown back but did not get it—they went up to the top of the street, and when they saw the policeman they ran away.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Was the half-crown laid on the counter, or did I give it to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You gave it to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-15" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD LUCAS</persName> </hi>. I live with my mother at 36, Orchard-street—on 26th April the prisoner was in my shop eating some pudding—Rosa Mooney called me to give change of the half-crown—it was a bad one—I went round to my mother who was standing at the door, and said, "Mother, here is a
<hi rend="italic">duffer</hi>"—I bent it in my teeth—the prisoner and the other man wanted me to give them the half-crown back—I would not—I said, "If you pay me for the pudding you may go"—they would not—they got out in the street, and when they saw two policemen coming they ran away.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-16" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES KING</persName> </hi>. I am a hairdresser at 5, Little Chapel-street, West-minster—on 26th April I was standing at the corner of Orchard-street about three o'clock—I saw the prisoner and his friend come running down the street in the direction from Mrs. Lucas's—he had been in my shop about half an hour previous and had his hair cut—I particularly noticed him when he got down Little Chapel-street—I saw him throw something into the churchyard, through the railings—he kept on running till he got to the end of Gardener's-lane, when the policeman stopped him—I climbed over the railings, and about three yards from the railings I picked up seven bad half-crowns in a purse—they were all separately rolled up in paper—this (
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Are you quite sure you saw me throw it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the man was before you.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-17" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BATSTON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, B</hi> 298), On 26th April I saw the prisoner and another man running down Chapel-street—I ran after them, and over
<lb/>took Phillips at the corner of Gardener's-lane—I told him he would have to go to the station with me—I did not find the other man—I received this half-crown (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) from Mrs. Lucas, and these seven half-crowns from the last witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-18" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This half-crown is bad—all these in the purse are bad, and two from the same mould as the one uttered, and two from another.
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-21" type="given" value="MARGARET"/>MARGARET LOWDEN</persName> </hi>. I am barmaid at the Redan public house, Farringdon-street—on 11th April the prisoners came there—the man called for a glass of rum and a glass of stout, and the woman gave me a bad shilling—I gave it to Mr. Ford, the landlord, who was standing behind me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-22" type="given" value="WILLIAM MARSHALL"/>WILLIAM MARSHALL FORD</persName> </hi>. I keep the Redan—I saw the prisoners in the house—they tendered a shilling—the barmaid placed it in the detector, and finding it was bad handed it to me—I saw it was bad immediately—I then inquired of the prisoners if they had any more—they appeared very indignant at my putting such a question—the male prisoner then gave me a good half-crown and I gave him 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 2½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change-they took the bad shilling back—when they left I followed them to Mr. Vidler's, the Grapes, in farringdon-street—they went in at one compartment and I went in at the other—they wanted 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. there in exchange for half-a-crown, which I believe the landlord refused—I then watched them across the road into Mr. Thorpe's, another house in Farringdon-street—the male prisoner remained outside and the female went in, had something to drink, and came out again—I spoke to Mr. Thorpe, and then followed them into Fleet-street and Bride-lane—they stood in conversation there some time—the officer on duty came up and I spoke to him—they went into Cogers' Hall, a public house in Bride-lane—I saw the barman and told him something—I did not lose sight of them at all.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-23" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS ANSTEY</persName> </hi>. I am a tailor—on the evening of 11th April Mr. Ford pointed out the two prisoners to me—they were walking together in Farringdon-street—I saw them go into the Grapes—after they came out I saw them in conversation by the Old Fleet wall—I saw something in the woman's hand which had the appearance of paper.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-24" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK WINTER</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the Cogers' Hall in Bride
<lb/>lane—on the evening of 11th April, a little after six, the male prisoner came in and asked for a glass of half-and-half and gave me a shilling; I tried it, it was bad—he asked me to give it him back, but I kept it, and he gave me another, a good one, and I gave him 10½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—while I was speaking to him the female prisoner came in and asked for a glass of half-and-half, and paid in copper—she spoke to the male prisoner and he went out, she remained—Mr. Ford came in with the constable, and I gave the shilling to him—this is it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What did you do with the shilling when you received it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I put it on the sideboard till I gave it to the policeman.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 386). I was called into the Gogers' Hall and received the prisoners in custody—Mr. Ford had pointed them out to me in Fleet-street—I searched the male prisoner at the station, and found</p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, in copper, all good,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. FORD</hi> (
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, was found on her.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WEBSTER</hi>. This is a bad shilling.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-432-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-432-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CARTER</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-29" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WHITE</persName> </hi>. I am a police-constable, stationed at Arlington, which is, a village between West Drayton and Hounslow—on 19th April, in conse
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the cart full of hay?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, packed in the usual manner—if the basket had not been pressed a little into the hay, it would have fallen off—the prisoner did not say, "
<hi rend="italic">We</hi> brought them from home,"—he said, "
<hi rend="italic">I</hi> brought them"—he was then about six miles from Mr. Steptoe's.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-30" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES NAYLOR</persName> </hi> I am a market-gardener, at Arlington—I had a number of fowls—they were kept in a brick-built out-house, about nine feet from the dwelling-house—I had fourteen on Wednesday, the 18th, and they were locked up at night—on the morning of 19th, I found the door broken open, and twelve of the fowls gone—I gave information to the police, and between 2 and 3 in the afternoon, I saw six fowls in a basket, three of which belonged to me—I knew them by their colour and general appearance—they had got their right wings cut, and one of the hens had lost a claw from one of the feet.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose you have seen a fowl with the nail off before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I have seen fowls, with the same kind of feathers—I generally shut them up at night.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-31" type="given" value="MATTHEW EAST"/>MATTHEW EAST NAYLOR</persName> </hi>. I am the son of the last witness—I went to the fowl-house on, the morning of 19th April, and found it broken open—I</p>
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<p>know my father's fowls—there was one minus a claw, a light-coloured hen—I saw it afterwards, and could speak to it decidedly.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called</hi></p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-32" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE WALLIS</persName> </hi>. I live at Tipstone Harmondsworth, and am a labourer, in the employ of Mr. Steptoe—he is a hay-dealer, keeping several horses and carts—the prisoner was also in his employ—I remember 18th April—I went to Cookham that day with the prisoner and his brother Emmanuel—we each drove a cart—we started about 7 in the morning—the prisoner drove a black horse, and Emmanuel a white one—they almost always drove those two horses—we returned home between 11 and 12 at night, and when we had shut up the horses we went up to bed together, I and the prisoner and his brother, and a young man who is outside—the prisoner and I slept in the same bed, and Emmanuel slept in another room—the prisoner got up about 6 o'clock next morning, and they started out of the yard with their horses after loading the hay—the prisoner drove a black horse that morning, and Emmanuel a white one.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How do you know that?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Because I saw them—they always drove the same coloured horses, except when the prisoner went out in the
<hi rend="italic">shay</hi>-cart on a Sunday, then he drove a white one, because the black horse kicks in the
<hi rend="italic">shay</hi>-cart—I never saw anything of these fowls—I drove a brown horse—I saw the carts loaded, and saw them go away—Emmanuel went first—he drove the white horse—I helped to load the carts—I saw them finished loading—I saw no basket of fowls in either cart at that time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-33" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE TOMKTNS</persName> </hi>. I am a fellow-labourer of the last witness, at Mr. Steptoe's—I went with him on 18th to Cookham, and came back at night between 10 and 11—I slept in the same room as the prisoner and Wallis—I got up between 5 and 6 in the morning—I saw the carts loaded with hay—the prisoner drove a black mare, and his brother a white one—that was their usual custom.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose you were sound asleep a few minutes after you got into bed?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I don't know—I know nothing about what happened in the night—if any one had left the room I should have heard them.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-39" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SOMERS</persName> </hi>. I am a gentleman's coachman, and live at 45, Shoe-lane—I occupy a front and back room on the second floor—on the afternoon of 9th of April, about half-past 4 o'clock, I heard strange footsteps—I jumped up and saw that the bedclothes were all stripped off the bed—I heard some one run down stairs, and I and my daughter ran down after them as fast as we could—I saw the prisoner going along a few yards from the house with some things on his shoulder—we pursued him; a struggle ensued, and we all three fell down in the mud together—it was raining very hard at the time—I took him back to the house, sent for a policeman, and gave him in charge—I do not rent the whole house; Mr. Pontifex is the owner—he does</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you say at the Police-court that you did not see me with the bundle?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—you were carrying it on your shoulder, and when I seized you it fell into Mr. Pontifex's shop.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoners Defence</hi>. I know nothing about it. I was walking by when he came and collared me.
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-442-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, to forging and uttering a request for the delivery of goods;</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>, stealing 4 brooches,</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. by false pretences.</rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, May</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1866.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 230). On 8th April, about half-past 11 in the morning, I was on duty in St. Paul's-church-yard, and saw the pri
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<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) was given to me—I bit a piece out of it—I followed the prisoners to the Coal Exchange tavern—Sarah went in, and when she came out she passed some
<lb/>thing to John—they walked on, and I went in and received this bad sixpence (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I got assistance, and took John—I saw something in his left hand—I took hold of it, and we struggled—he got his head down, put his mouth to his hand, and threw himself back—I put my hand to his throat, and he swallowed something, I do not know what—I took him to the station, and found on him 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in good money, and 14
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. was found on Sarah, but no copper.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 808). On 5th April, about 12 o'clock, I assisted Green, and saw the prisoner John put his left hand to his mouth—I let go of Sarah, who I had taken; and seized John by the throat, but he swallowed something—I found 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in Sarah's hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was she ready to part with it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, she held her hand tight.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you mark it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I always look at money before I put it in the till, to see whether it is good—I have not brought the other three sixpences here—I did not keep them—the landlady also serves.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and she left directly—a policeman came in about three minutes afterwards—I took out the six-pence which was on the top of the other money, and gave it to him—he bent it—I had not served any one in the meantime.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you put it into the drawer, and shut the drawer?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I cannot tell how many sixpences were in the drawer.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-64" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of counterfeit coin to the Mint—these coins are both bad.
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-67" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY FISHER</persName> </hi>. I am the niece of George Fisher, of the Albert public house, Victoria-street, Westminster—on Saturday night, 7th April, about quarter to 11 o'clock, Johnson came in with a woman, and asked for a pint of ale, which came to 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a bad half-crown—I gave it to my uncle—I did not tell Jhonson it was bad—they did not have the beer, but went away together—we kept the half-crown.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Johnson</hi>. I was not in the house at all.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I am sure you are the person.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-68" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE FISHER</persName> </hi>. On the night of 7th April, both the prisoners came into my house—my niece brought me a bad half-crown—I spoke to Johnson about it—he pretended to be tipsy, and I asked a person to push him out
<lb/>side—I marked the half-crown, and gave it to ft policeman—next night, about 7 o'clock, I saw the prisoners in my bar again—I watched them from behind a door—Johnson put down a half-crown—my bar-maid brought it to me—it was bad—I marked it, and gave it to the policeman—I was outside looking for a policeman when the prisoners came out.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Johnson. Q.</hi> Did you not say at the station, "I think this is the one?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, nor did you say, "Thinking will not do"—there are five doors to my house—one goes to Brewer's-green. two are in Victoria-street, and one is in Plummer's-passage—you waited ten minutes possibly while I went for a policeman.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Could he have got away without your stopping him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, they both saw that.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-69" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA COLE</persName> </hi>. I am barmaid at the Albert—I was serving in the bar on Sunday evening, 8th April—the prisoners came in, and the woman called for a pint of porter—she paid with 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the man then called for a quartern of gin, and put down a half-crown—I saw that it was bad, and gave it to Mr. Fisher—I saw him give it to the constable—the male pri
<lb/>soner stood there, and said that he wanted his change—he was sober—I cannot swear to the female prisoner, as I was very busy.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-70" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT ANDERSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">B</hi> 38). I saw Mr. Fisher standing at his door—he called me, and said, "I charge this man and woman with passing this bad</p>
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<p>half-crown—the male prisoner said, "It cannot be bad"—the female said, "I could not be in your house last night, as I was at work till late over in Little Windmill-street."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Lancy' Statement before the Magistrate</hi>. I was not in the man's company at any time on Saturday night; I was working in Little Windmill-street from twenty minutes past 7 in the morning till between 9 and 10 at night; I
<hi rend="italic">came</hi> across the park, and went to Amherst's, the pawnbroker's, in York-street, at two minutes past 10; I saw a woman in there, who promised to be here to-day; I was not out of her company till after 12o'clock. At the time Mr. Fisher says I was in his house, I was in her room with her husband, having some bread and cheese.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-71" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSETR</persName> </hi> These coins are both bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Johnson's Defence</hi>. There are four doors to the house; Mr. Fisher went out for twenty minutes, and I remained there; if I had been guilty, should I have stayed, or should I have gone there on Monday to pass a half-crown, after having been turned out on the Sunday?</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHNSON</hi>,
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LANCY</hi>,
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<interp inst="t18660507-445-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he put something into his mouth before any
<lb/>thing was said about a policeman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ANDREWS</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 542). The prisoner was given into my custody—I said that it was for passing a bad shilling—he said, "you make a mistake"—after we went out, he had something in his mouth, and, with the assistance of another officer, we seized his throat, and he spat out two parts of a shilling—I took him to the station—he was searched, and four good shillings, a badge and licence, and a small locket were found on him—I received these two bad shillings from Mr. Langenscheid.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Why did you get the assistance of another officer; did he struggle?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; but I had the shilling in my other hand.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-75" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These coins are both bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are they made in the same mould?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, it does not fallow that people in the habit of coining press coins from the same mould.
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character</hi>.
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>, (C 33). On 14th April I was on duty in the Haymarket in plain clothes a little after 5 o'clock, and saw the three prisoners walking together—they went into Arundel-street, where the women sat down on the ground, and Dunn stood in front of them talking to them for a quarter of an hour—they got up, and Dunn walked six yards in front of them into Newport-market, then into Lichfield-street, where they stopped talking some considerable time—Dunn then went in front of them into Garrick-street, St. Martin's-lane, where they joined again, and went into Chandos-street—Dunn then kept nine or ten yards in front of them, and I saw him give Jones some postage stamps—she went into a public house and offered them for sale—they then went into Maiden-lane, and all walked up and down—I saw Dunn give Jones half a crown—she handed it to Downes, and they went into Mr. Collins's, a butcher's—I went in and saw Downes put down a half-crown—the woman who took it up said something, and gave it back to her
<lb/>they collected some money between them, and afterwards got their meat, and joined Dunn, in sight of the shop—they then went into Wellington-street—I got two policemen, and went and seized Dunn at the corner of Waterloo-place—he wrenched himself away from me, and made a blow at my head, but I stooped, and then put out my foot and tripped him up—he took three half-crowns in paper from his waistcoat pocket, and kicked them into the gutter—they turned out to be bad—he was taken to the station, and a half-crown, twelve shillings, four sixpences, and 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. were found on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long did you watch them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About two hours—Downes gave me her correct address.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Jones. Q.</hi> Was I not knocked down?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You threw yourself on the ground, and were very violent</p>
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<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I know it by my mark—they went away, taking it with them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> When they were told that it was bad did they appear surprised?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>). I assisted Gordon in taking Dunn—I was in uniform—as soon as Gordon caught hold of Dunn's hands, he made a wrench, and made a drive at Gordon's head with his fist—I saw him take something in paper from his waistcoat pocket, throw it on to the ground, and put it in the gutter with his foot—I picked up two half-crowns, and there were three florins in the paper—I produce them—I took Downes, handed her to a hackney carriage man, and assisted Gordon with Dunn as he was very violent.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18660507-449-offence-1 t18660507-name-86"/>Cornelius Collins</persName>, and stealing therein 16 boots, his property.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GENT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 156). On 4th April, about half past one in the morning, I was on duty in Dudley-street, Seven-dials, and saw the prisoner and another person folding something up on the doorstep of 42, Dudley-street, the prosecutor's—I went towards them, and they ran away—the prisoner had the bundle under his arm, and the other had something in his hand—I pursued them, and they dropped the bundle about 100 yards off, and got away—I picked it up—it contained six pairs of boots—some one picked up two other pairs of boots and brought them to me—I am cer
<lb/>tain the prisoner is one of them—I picked him out at the station about a week afterwards from, I should think, thirty people.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Had not the other two constables pointed me out to you be
<lb/>fore I was apprehended?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-88" type="given" value="CORNELIUS"/>CORNELIUS COLLINS</persName> </hi>. I live at 42, Dudley-street, Seven-dials—when I opened my shop on 3d April I missed 8 pair of Wellington boots—these are them—they are all mine—I had closed my shop and parlour at half-past nine, and secured them—the boots were all on the racks then—I went to my sister-in-law's, next door, and remained till half-past twelve—the door was secure when I returned, but the parlour door was partly open—I saw everything secure in the parlour, but never gave the shop a thought—there is a door from the parlour to the shop, and a door from the parlour to the passage—when I came home, the common passage parlour door, which leads out of the yard, was wide open—it had been secure about half-past twelve—I do not know how it had been opened—I had locked it, and had the key in my pocket—I left no one there who had a right to go in—it communi
<lb/>cates with the parlour, and there is a door from the parlour to the shop—I got up at eight and missed the boots—I do not know the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-89" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN DOWDELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 175.) I took the prisoner from a descrip
<lb/>tion I received from Firth, at a public-house in Seven-dials, on 9th April, at 10 o'clock at night—I told him it was on suspicion of being concerned with a man not in custody, in breaking and entering a house, 42, Dudley-street—he said, "I will go quiet"—on the way to the Court next morning, he said, "You have got it up very well for me; why do not you get the other two as well, you know them very well?"—I have known the prisoner two or three years—the other constable took me to the station to identify the prisoner—there were thirty persons in the yard, and the prisoner had his choice to place himself where he liked—the constable came in, went straight to him, and identified him directly.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. When I asked you what it was for you said, "On suspicion of a robbery."
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Burglary I told you—I did not at first refuse to tell you the charge.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I am innocent—I can prove where I was—I have lived in the neighbourhood all my life—I believe it is a planned thing between them to have me for it—none of the other men had a
<hi rend="italic">slop</hi> on like me—what I said was, "You have planned this up very well between you—it would be more to your credit to go and get them that has done it."</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, May</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1866.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City-Policeman</hi>, 424.) On Monday, 30th April, about two minutes past twelve at noon, I was near Mr. Houghton's shop, and saw the three prisoners together—I saw a gentleman looking in at the shop on the left-hand corner of the window, and next to him was the prisoner Robin
<lb/>son; nearest the window on the other side was Green, and outside of her was Smith—just as I came round to the front of them, I saw Robinson's right arm go, and I saw the gentleman's chain of his watch drop from him—I could not see the hand—I could only see the elbow, between the gentleman and the window—the hand was in front of the gentleman, against his waistcoat—I saw Smith touch Robinson directly she caught sight of me—he stepped back on to his short leg (
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner was lame</hi>)—and he got between the two females—he had his hand down—I put my arms round the three of them, and called to the gentleman, "You have lost your watch"—they were all standing in a knot, no one else was near them—he felt in his pocket, and said, "I have"—two gentlemen assisted me—they kept the crowd away—there was a boy there, and he said, "He has got the watch in his left hand; there is the watch"—a gentleman seized Robinson's hand, and I took this watch from it—the bow was broken—I believe the prosecu
<lb/>tor did not see the watch till we got to the station—he there identified it as his property—Robinson said that some one put it into his hand—he said he had come from Glasgow that morning—the women said nothing—I have got the bow of the watch—at the time we were at the station a gentleman came there, and said the bow had been picked up outside the shop, and taken in to Mr. Houghton, and I went to Mr. Houghton for it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Robinson</hi>. He asked the gentleman if he had lost his watch, and he said, "Yes"—he said, "Did you see this man by the side of you?" He said, "No. On my oath I never saw the man by the side of me at all. I saw the females."
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. The gentleman did not say that he had not seen Robinson—I asked him to come to the station, and he said, "I can't come now."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Robinson</hi>. You ought to have taken the man in custody who gave it into my hand—you saw the man get away.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. There was no one near to you, only you three and the gentleman at the corner of the window.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-95" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BLUNDY</persName> </hi>. I am a gentleman—I reside at Woollaston, Glou
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<hi rend="italic">Robinson. Q.</hi> Did you ever see me by the side of you till you saw me in custody of the policeman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Robinson's Defence</hi>. As for the females I never saw them. I only beg for mercy. I am an unfortunate man to be there that morning; I came from Scotland; I had been to Houndsditch to buy goods; my brother and I have been in the
<hi rend="italic">cheap-jack</hi> line, travelling about fairs, and getting an honest living. This morning I happened to be standing here and the females by me; a young man said to me, "Hold that a moment." I own I had the watch in my hand. The moment I was asked about it I gave it up. I did not attempt to rescue, or anything like that, because I was not the person that took it.
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
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<interp inst="t18660507-450-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="italic">to a previous conviction in September</hi>, 1855,
<hi rend="italic">his sentence then was Fourteen Years, and he had been sen
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<p>April, the prosecutor was brought to the surgery—I found he had a large wound on the outer side of the upper third of the thigh, about four inche long and two and half deep; it was of a dangerous character—it took place from below upwards—it was caused by a sharp instrument, probably a knife—had the wound commenced where it ended, in all probability it would have proved fatal in a very short time—it would have penetrated the artery and gone into the bowels; he had lost a great deal of blood—the wound is pretty well now.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-101" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS LAWRENCE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, T</hi> 134). From information I took the prisoner into custody, about an hour after the act was committed—he was in a ploughed field; when he saw me he ran away—he was very violent, and appeared to be completely mad with drink—I have not been able to find any knife.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoner's statement before the Magistrate read</hi>: "I am very sorry for what I have done, if I have done anything; but I did not know anything about it; I am not aware that I saw the man before, and therefore I have no ill will against him, and I do not suppose he saw me before."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I know nothing about it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">To all these charges</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">for the Prosecution offered no evidence against</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LUCAS</hi>.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITH</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How far do you live from the Commercial hotel?
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were there several persons there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; out side the door; there were two or three running away—I saw the back of the man—it was quite sufficient; I was about three or four yards from him; neither of the others had white jackets.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, H</hi> 120.) About half-past 11, on 17th April, the prosecutrix came to the station, made some complaint, and described the prisoner—in consequence of that I went with another constable to Pearl-street, Spitalfields, and apprehended the prisoner—he was dressed as he is now—I had known him about eighteen months—he usually dressed in a white jacket—I told him the charge—he said he did not do it—he made a desperate attempt to get away—I secured him, and took him to the station—he was seached, and only 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of halfpence found on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoner's statement before the Magistrate read</hi>: "I am innocent of the robbery, I own I did smack her on the side of her face."</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-453-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.**—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-453-18660507 t18660507-453-punishment-21"/>Five Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-455-18660507 t18660507-455-punishment-23"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-120" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>PATRICK BROPHY</persName> </hi>. I am a pensioner from the 55th Regiment of Foot—on Sunday night, 13th April, about 12 o'clock, I was
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<hi rend="italic">William Driscoll</hi> previously, but I won't swear against him; I will let him off—he was about twenty-five or thirty yards from me at the time—he was alone—as I was going to the Police-court, last Saturday morning, I saw William Driscoll, O'Neal, and another man—O'Neal spoke to me, and asked if I was going to prosecute—I said it was a thing I did not like to do, but I could not do without my medals and discharge papers and my coat—he said, "If you get your medals, coat, and other things, will you leave London, and not prosecute?"—"To be sure I will," said I; so after the lapse of two or three minutes he pulled my two medals out of his pocket, and gave them to me—William Driscoll said he was the man's brother, and he gave me half a crown not to prosecute—I am almost sure I saw William Driscoll near the spot when I was robbed—I have a doubt—I had not known him before—I am sure he was the person that was standing twenty or thirty yards off at the time I was robbed.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You are quite certain he was not one of the persons who attacked you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I am confidently sure he was not.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 97.) On Saturday last, about a quarter past eleven, I was on duty passing through Broad-court, and saw William Driscoll, O'Neal, and another not in custody—O'Neal was in the act of folding up this coat (
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, F</hi> 60.) On Sunday night, 29th April, about half past eleven, I was on duty in Drury-lane, and saw all the three prisoners standing at the corner of Lincoln-court with another not in custody—I heard of the robbery about ten minutes afterwards.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>) This is my coat, which I was wearing, and which they took off.
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman, N</hi> 44.) At half-past two on the morning of 27th April, I was on duty in the neighbourhood of Essex-street, Islington, and saw the prisoner there with another man, each carrying a bundle—I spoke to them and said, "I want to speak to you," they both ran away immediately, and as they passed over the canal bridge, they threw the bundles into the canal—I overtook the prisoner, and handed him over to another policeman—I then went down to the canal and got this bundle</p>
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<p>out, it contains a shawl and a dress; the other bundle went to the bottom, I did not get that—I went back to the prisoner and took him to the station with the bundle—before I opened it, I asked him what it contained, he said he did not know—I asked him where he got it, he said from the other man, whom he met near the Thatched-house, but he did not know where be got it—I asked him what was in the other bundle, he said spoons and forks, and a table-cloth, he did not know whether they were silver or not; he said, "It is no use telling you how I got it, I shall only convict myself, you will find out."</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-127" type="given" value="CHARLES RICHARD"/>CHARLES RICHARD PARRY</persName> </hi>. I am a bookseller, of 1, Cambridge-terrace, Islington—on the night of 26th April, I went to bed about half-past eleven—my house was then safe to the best of my knowledge—I was called up in the morning about seven o'clock—shortly after my servant who went down came and told me something—I went and looked, and found the plate basket had been emptied of its contents—I found the shutters up, and the kitchen window opened at the bottom—I went to the police-station and gave information.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-128" type="given" value="ANNE"/>ANNE TANDY</persName> </hi>. I am in the service of Mr. Parry—on 26th April I went to bed about eleven, everything was safe at that time—the shutters of the kitchen window were fast and the window closed—I came down in the morning a little after seven, I then found the window open, and everything taken out of the plate-basket—I found it on the table empty—I had left it in the cupboard at night—I missed a dress and a shawl of my own from the kitchen—those produced are them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I was carrying the parcel for another person.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-457-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">He also</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to a previous conviction of felony in April last/—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. He was intoxicated, and fell on the fender.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I did not—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is the basin she struck with me, it was not thrown at me, she hit me with it right in the eye, and it fell and got broken like this.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-132" type="given" value="GEORGE ARTHUR"/>GEORGE ARTHUR ROGERS</persName> </hi>. I am house surgeon at the London Hospital—the prosecutor was brought there on Good Friday evening with a lacerated wound of the upper and lower eyelids, and also a wound of the eyeball—I should say it was more likely to be done by an instrument like this basin</p>
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<p>than by a fall—it might have been done by a fall on the fender, but I should think it was by some instrument.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-133" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FREESTONE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 58.) I took the prisoner into custody on 3d April—I told her she was charged with assaulting John Kelly—she said, "I never saw the man,"—I found this basin on the sideboard.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of unlawfully wounding.</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18660507-459-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi> to stealing a purse and 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18660507-459-offence-1 t18660507-name-135"/>David Bennett</persName>,
<hi rend="italic">having been before convicted</hi>.*—</rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-459-18660507 t18660507-459-punishment-27"/>Twelve Months</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM SMITH</hi> </persName>
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<interp inst="t18660507-460-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> ( ), To stealing a coat and other articles the property of James Pegler.—</rs>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-460-18660507 t18660507-460-punishment-28"/>Confined Nine Months</rs> </hi>.
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<interp inst="t18660507-460-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE SMITH</hi> (15)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18660507-461-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-461-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, To stealing a handkerchief from the person of a man unknown.—</rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-461-18660507 t18660507-461-punishment-29"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs> </hi>.
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<interp inst="t18660507-461-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-461-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">REBECCA KERSEY</hi> (22)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18660507-462-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="miscellaneous"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-462-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="concealingABirth"/>, to unlawfully endeavouring to conceal the birth of her child.—</rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18660507-462-punishment-30" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-462-18660507 t18660507-462-punishment-30"/>Confined One Week/—her friends undertaking to take charge of her</rs> </hi>.
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<interp inst="t18660507-462-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-462-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, May</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1866.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-463-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Stealing 1 handkerchief of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18660507-463-offence-1 t18660507-name-140"/>Thomas Early Smith</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-141" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18660507-name-141" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-141" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-141" type="given" value="THOMAS EARLY"/>THOMAS EARLY SMITH</persName> </hi>. I am a clothier, of 11, Houndsditch—on Saturday, 21st April, about two o'clock in the afternoon, I was in Houndsditch—some
<lb/>thing was said to me, and I missed my handkerchief—my attention was directed to the prisoner, who was running away—I Saw the handkerchief pulled from his pocket by King—it was mine—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—my initials are on it—it was safe in my pocket a few minutes before.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-142" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-142" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES KING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 602.) On 21st April, about five minutes past 2, I was on duty in Church-row, Aldgate, and saw the prisoner running towards me—I stopped him, and pulled this handkerchief from his pocket.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-463-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted at Clerkenwell in July</hi>, 1865,
<hi rend="italic">to which he</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">His mother stated that his friends would send him to America when he came out of prison.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-463-18660507 t18660507-463-punishment-31"/>Confined Four Months</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18660507-464-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-144" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-144" type="surname" value="WOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-144" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH WOOD</persName> </hi>. I am servant to Mrs. Blackburne, of 30, Park-street, Grosvenor-square—she is a very old lady—I was in the habit of receiving money from her and paying it to the prisoner for the weekly bills—I gave him money to pay Mr. Newman among other people every week—I used to give him a 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. note, and he brought me the change and the receipt—I gave him money to pay this bill (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) amongst others, and on 20th February he brought me this receipt.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-145" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES NEWMAN</persName> </hi>. In February I was carrying on the trade of a milk
<lb/>man—I served Mrs. Blackburne—I have since retired from the milk busi
<lb/>ness—the prisoner did not pay me this bill on 20th February, or I should have receipted it—this is not my signatere, nor is it signed by my authority—it is not at all like my writing—this other bill (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) was not paid to me, nor did I sign it—the signature is not by my authority.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you deal in a very large way?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not very large—I only kept one woman connected with the milk business—her duties were to carry out milk, but not receive money—she gave in an account of the milk delivered—my niece receives money when I am not in—this is not her signature—her name is Ellen Coleman—I know nobody</p>
<p>named "S. Newman" (
<hi rend="italic">The signature on the bill</hi>.)</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-146" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-146" type="surname" value="WOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-146" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH WOOD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>.) The prisoner also gave me this second bill—I had given him the money to pay that—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES ANDREWS</hi> </persName> was
<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18660507-465-offence-1 t18660507-name-148"/>Anna Blackburne</persName> his mistress.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BESLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-149" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WELLS</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Merth of Duke-street—I produce a spoon pledged in August, 1864, and renewed in September last, also a fork pledged on 30th December, another fork on 17th February, another on 17th March, and another on 14th March, in the name of John Brown, by a man I do not know—they have the initial "B" on them—he said they belonged to his mother who had left them to him—that was on the last occasion—I was not there on the first occasion—the young man who took them in has left.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did the person come to pay up the interest so that it should not lapse?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-150" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18660507-name-150" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-150" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-150" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JONES</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Long, pawnbroker, of 103, Edgeware-road—I produce a dessert spoon pawned in July, 1865, a dessert fork on 20th December, 1865, a dessert fork on 20th January, 1866, another on 24th February, three table forks on 15th March, and one table fork on 14th April—five of them, in the name of Brown, by the prisoner, and the first transaction I do not recollect—the prisoner said he was a lodging-house keeper.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he redeem any of his pledges?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not that I recollect—three persons take in pledges, including me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-151" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18660507-name-151" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-151" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>REV. THOMAS BLACKBURNE</persName> </hi>. I am a cousin of Mrs. Blackburne—she is 95 years old—the prisoner has been her butler for a great many years—in consequence of the other matters which have been investigated I told him to produce the plate—he hesitated a short time and then brought out the pawn tickets, and said, "It is no use saying anything about it, the plate will be found there"—he delayed bringing the key of the plate chest—these are the duplicates he produced—plate was missing to the value of 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 17
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—it has I believe all been found and given up.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you engage him originally?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, my sister did—she is not here—I know the plate was delivered over to him in a plate chest—it was in his sole charge.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-152" type="surname" value="WOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18660507-name-152" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH WOOD</persName> </hi>. I missed some of the plate when the plate chest was opened—this is Mrs. Blackburne's plate—it has her initials on it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-465-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-465-18660507 t18660507-465-punishment-32"/>Confined Eighteen Months</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. his property</rs>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-156" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD WOOD</persName> </hi>. I am a seaman, and live in Ratcliff-street, St. George's-in-the-East—on Saturday night, 28th April, I was near the Old Rose public-house in the Highway, about half-past 10 o'clock, and was knocked down by three persons—the prisoners are two of them—I am quite sure of that—</p>
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<p>they struck me after I was down, and I felt my watch and money go from my pockets—I could not say which of them took them—I called "Police" as loud as I could holloa—I held the two prisoners and gave them in custody—the other man got away—I was sober.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Quite?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I had had some ginger-beer, that is all—I had been walking about here and there all day—I had nothing to drink in the morning—I had a glass of beer at my dinner at half-past 1—the glass was only filled once—I then went out up the Highway and called at one or two public-houses—I had only ginger-beer at the first, no spirits; I had some more ginger-beer at the second—it was not gin and beer—I had no gin—I do not think I was the worse for liquor—I swear I was not drunk.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you before the Magistrate?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I heard Walker say, "The prosecutor was very much the worse for liquor," but I do nothink I was.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How far were you from the door of the house when the prisoners knocked you down?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I was passing the place—I did not hear one of them say, "Do not run up against me, you drunken old beast"—there was nobody there but the three men and me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-157" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WALKER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman, K</hi> 488.) I was on duty in St. George's-street, at about half-past 10 o'clock, and heard a cry of "Police"—it had been raining very hard—I ran towards the spot, and saw the prisoners coming round the corner followed by the prosecutor, who said, "I want my watch"—both the prisoners know me by name, and said, "Mr. Walker, he wants to charge us with stealing his watch"—I said to the prosecutor, "Be careful what you say"—he said, "Three men met me at the back, knocked me down, and stole my watch"—his guard was dangling out of his waist
<lb/>coat with the swivel broken—he said, "There is one of the men down the hill"—he was about a yard behind them, and I was four or five yards in front of them—I took them to the station and searched them, but found nothing on them—the inspector asked him two or three times whether they were the parties, and he said he was quite sure.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the prisoner very tipsy?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He was quite drunk; he was sensible enough to know what he was doing, or else he could not have run—he called out, "Police!"—I saw no more running.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's statements before the Magistrate</hi>:—
<hi rend="italic">Jones</hi> says, "I am not guilty."
<hi rend="italic">Collins</hi> says, "I am not guilty. I was walking up the Highway on Saturday night, and met Jones, and said, 'What cheer! come and have some beer in the Old Rose.' He said, 'Come somewhere else.' I looked, and there was no one there I knew, so I came out. I saw the prosecutor, and he made a
<hi rend="italic">punch</hi> at me. I said, 'What are you doing, you drunken old beast? get away,' and as he made a punch at me he fell against the pub
<lb/>lic-house door, so I said, 'Get away.' He said presently, 'You have got my watch,' and holloaed out, 'Police!' He was six yards away then. He did not have the words out of his mouth when Mr. Walker came up, so I walked over to him, and said, 'This man accuses me of robbing him,' and a mob gathered round and Jones came and said, 'This man accuses me as well,' and walked them on to the Gravel-lane station, and gave Jones to another policeman, and took us to the station."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM WALKER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long have you known the prisoners?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Seven or eight years; they work in the Dockyard—I never knew them locked up before.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoners received good characters</hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY LYMER</hi> (42)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY ROBINSON</hi>. I am foreman to Dalton and Morgan, wholesale I stationers, of Budge-row, City—the prisoner had been their traveller for twelve months at the time he left—there was no written agreement, to my knowledge—his duties were to travel for orders for goods, and bring the orders to me, and I executed them—the goods were sent by vans direct—we sent out statements quarterly, but occasionally the parties would pay the prisoner—if they did not do so I sent out the quarterly account, and they would pay our collector—when the sums were handed over to the prisoner, he brought them to me the next time he came to the warehouse—he had a book in which I entered these moneys, and took them in to the cashier, and got them signed for—he was credited with those sums—here is no entry on 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. February, of Mr. Richard Brushfield having paid 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the prisoner did not come on the 2d; he came on the 3d—here is no entry on the 10th of 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Charles Edwards, or of any other sums—the prisoner came on the 10th—there is no entry of 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Mr. Fowke on 17th February—the prisoner has never accounted to me for those sums.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you keep that book yourself?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it is the prisoner's order-book—I enter in it the orders which he obtains—the cashier's initials are "E.J.S."—I enter the cash in the first column—the second is to carry out the order—when the orders are executed they are put in the extreme margin—the money is entered from this book into the journal—the heading "Saturday, Feb. 3" on both pages means that these orders were entered on that day, and that 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was paid on that day—the order from Mr. Brushfield is on the back of the invoice.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-159" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD BRUSHFIELD</persName> </hi>. I am an oil and colour merchant, of 28, Union-street, Spitalfields—I know the prisoner as traveller to Dalton and Morgan—on 2d February I paid him 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and he wrote this receipt (pro
<lb/>duced)—the invoice for the goods is dated Jan. 24, and most probably that was the day that they were supplied.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-160" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18660507-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-160" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES EDWARDS</persName> </hi>. I am a grocer, of 17, Red Lion-street, Holborn—I know the prisoner as a traveller—on 10th Feb. I paid him 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, and he gave me this receipt (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—I think the goods had been ordered on the 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-161" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18660507-name-161" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-161" type="given" value="WILLIAM DAVID"/>WILLIAM DAVID FOWKE</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist, of 58, High-street, St. Giles's, and deal with Dalton and Morgan—on 17th Feb. I paid the prisoner 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on their account—this is his receipt (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY ROBINSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Take Mr. Brushfield's payment of 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., on 2d July, where do you expect to find it, where have you entered it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In this book—I should have entered it on the 3d—it might have been this side of the page, or this—it would be under that date, and in the first series of columns—the next entry after the 17th is Feb. 20th, but there is no entry on the 17th of Fowke's account, 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I should not have entered it on the 17th, but the next time he came after receiving the money, which was the 20th—if Charles Edwards paid 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on 10th, Feb. I should have entered it on the 13th in this inner column.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Show me an entry of a sum of money in that book paid by the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> This 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—it is entered opposite the name of Sherwick, of Fore-street; it means that that account is paid—on 17th Feb. I should have entered the payment in the corresponding margin—1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. is posted to the ledger from this book on 3d Feb.—the ledger is not here, but here is</p>
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<p>the folio of the journal—I do not mean to say that when the cash comes in to pay an account it would not be written off in the ledger—I write it off in the day-book—I have not got the ledger here, it is at Budge-row—Mr. Hedges, our ledger-keeper, keeps it—this is the travellers's order-book, and all orders brought in by the travellers are signed for here—from this book I post to the journal, and from the journal into the ledger—I have nothing to do with the ledger, only with this book—somebody else posts it up into the journal—I hand the money over to the cashier, who makes an entry in the cash-book—he is not here—he always sees me enter it—the amount cannot be entered in the cash-book without being entered here—this is the only book that is here—the prisoner gives me the money—the cashier signs for all amounts—if Mr. Brushfield's money came in on 5th Feb., the order being given on the 4th, I should not write the order over again I should merely take the name and address—if you notice this entry of Edwards of 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. you will see the folio in the margin of the journal where it is to be entered—this "Williams, Old Kent-road," 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. is an amount paid to the prisoner—I do not know anything more about it—it may have been paid two or three months before—he was not a regular col
<lb/>lector—very few items of cash are entered here, and all moneys entered here the cashier entered into the cash-book, which I sent into the counting-house with the money—the prisoner has never accounted to the cashier, to my recollection—I will not swear that he has not—if he did so I might enter it and the cashier would sign—all moneys I received from the prisoner I enter in his cash-book—the cash-book of the firm in which I enter the cash to the prisoner is at Budge-row, but all moneys which the prisoner brought in I entered in his book, which is here—I call this the prisoner's book because it is his order-book—it is kept by me—I do not think there are any of his entries here—I did not bring the cash-book because I had no idea that it would be wanted, as all moneys received by the prisoner were entered in this book by me—I entered them first into this book by the prisoner's direction—it is the rule to put it into this book first, and there has been no exception to it to my knowledge—I do not know whether the prisoner is charged with a single item before 2d Feb.—he was paid 2½; per cent, commission, but no travelling expenses, to my knowledge—he had so much a week on account—he collected quarterly accounts if they were his own accounts, and he ought to have brought them to me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When is the next entry after the 10th of February? The 13th—if the prisoner received 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on 10th February, he should have paid me on 13th—I should enter it at the time, and take the book to the cashier to sign; but there is no entry of it here—there are a number of collectors.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I suppose, when he made a payment to you, you did not turn back to see what it was—you gave him credit for what he brought?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I had nothing to do with the bill—I took the sums into the cashier with the book—I add up the amounts in the prisoner's presence first to see that they are all right.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18660507-name-162" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-162" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MORGAN</persName> </hi>. I am a wholesale stationer of Budge-row, trading in the name of Dalton and Morgan—the prisoner was the traveller at the beginning of this year—we paid him 2½; per cent on the amount of his sales—he drew weekly for it, sometimes 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and sometimes 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he had no right to retain any sum received by him for his commission—when he re
<lb/>ceived money on our account, he ought to hand it over to Robinson on the next occasion of his coming to the warehouse, who would enter it as received</p>
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<p>from the prisoner, and take the book to the cashier to sign—I received this letter (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) from the prisoner (
<hi rend="italic">Read</hi>: "10th March, '66—5, Denmark-road—Gentlemen, I beg to give you a month's notice from this date—Yours respectfully, Henry Lymer")—he did not remain until 10th April; I think the last time we saw him was 10th March, but he ought to have stayed under that agreement till 10th April—when I next saw him he was in custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he make an application on account of his expenses?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; on one occasion for a horse and chaise, which he pur
<lb/>chased—that was after he had been twelve months with us—we made a contingent agreement with him to pay a portion of the expenses of a horse and chaise three days a week, if the profits on the sales were such as to warrant it—it is not usual with us to allow expenses—I do not know what other persons do—he had no salary, but a commission on the amount of his sales if they turned out good debts; bad debts were to be deducted from the gross—we consider the commission payable when the amount was received, but if he did not get the money there was no commission—he was not responsible for bad debts—he drew regularly every week, generally on a Saturday, on account of his commission—after he had given this notice he stated that he thought we owed him something on account of his horse hire—he did not ask for anything on account of commission; he had over
<lb/>drawn that—there has been no settlement, because it has been overdrawn all through—I have the control of the books, the opportunity of seeing them has not been afforded him—we have reminded him frequently of his overdrawn account—I cannot say it has ever been submitted to him, I have not done it—he did not make an application for money when he gave the notice, and say that he must have money—the application for money was before the notice to quit—I did not say, "I will give you no money now that you have given me notice to quit"—since giving the notice he made the suggestion that we owed him something on account of horse hire—he did not say to me just before giving notice that he could not get on without money for expenses, nor did he say that he would hold the money till we came to some settlement with him—he did not make a direct application for money beyond saying that he could get over his ground quicker—he has not said to me that he could not get on without money; I don't know whether he has to my partner—he has never asked me for a settlement of the account between us—he always owed us money, for the balance was on the wrong side—he overdrew the amount of commission which he had earned—he did not ask me to have a settlement of accounts, or say that he would not pay over the money he had received till we had some settlement.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is it a fact that he has always overdrawn in advance of his commission?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he said nothing about a settlement when he wrote to us on 10th March.
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<hi rend="italic">For other indictments see page</hi> 38.)</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THIRD COURT</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, May</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1866.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Robert Malcolm Kerr, Esq</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> What time did you leave the premises that night?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Six o'clock—I went first—the stableman stops with the horses—I arrived on the premises the morning after, at six o'clock—me and the stableman went in together.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant, Y</hi> 10). About half-past seven on Tuesday morning, 17th April, I received information that a robbery had taken place at Mr. Crawshay's—I went with another constable—about two miles from the station, and three miles from Mr. Crawshay's, I saw the prisoner coming along the road towards Hornsey from Colney Hatch, in a straight line from Mr. Crawshay's—he had a bundle in brown paper, and two straps across it—I put some questions to him; he answered them very satisfactorily, and I allowed him to go—I spoke to the other constable, and then went back after the prisoner, and wanted to know what he had in his bundle—he said, "What do you want to know for?"—I said, "I do want to know"—he then went off—I went after him and took him in custody—I went to Mr. Crawshay's and found a work-box broken open, a pane of glass broken, and the back kitchen window was out, so that the catch could be undone—I went into the house—I found several drawers broken and several articles lying about—that was about half-past seven in the morning—the articles in the bundle were identified at the station—I then proceeded to a wood about half a mile from the house, searched, and found another large bundle of clothing—I conveyed them to the house and they were identified as the other articles missing from the house—I found a knife in the back kitchen.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Have you known this house long?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I have—I know the men servants not the female servants—it was about a quarter past seven—you gave me a straightforward answer, and I felt satisfied and walked off—when you walked off some few yards you called me back and asked me why I asked that question.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-name-169" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES GALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>, 276
<hi rend="italic">Y</hi>). About a quarter past seven on Tuesday morning, 17th April—I assisted the last witness—we met the prisoner with a brown paper parcel with two leather straps round it—the last witness asked him what he got there—he gave him a satisfactory answer—after that he went back to him, and he ran away and dropped a bundle—I picked it</p>
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<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is it—it contains dresses and all female wearing apparel—this box (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) was found in the wood—I found this chisel (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) on the prisoner—it fits the work-box—these two forks (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) were found on him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you find that knife in my possession?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not—I did not know that it was here.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">prisoner. Q.</hi> What occupation do you hold there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Housekeeper—the gardener and stableman left at 6—there are three other servants—I am in the habit of having friends at times—none called that evening.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I have been a traveller for a gentleman in the City. On the morning of 17th April I left him about 7 o'clock; I proceeded along the road and came to a wood. I got over a stile, and saw a man running away; I went into the field and found these things; I had two straps in my pocket; I intended to keep these things in my possession. After I proceeded along the road some distance I met two policemen; one of them asked me some questions, and I gave him straightforward answers. He then left me a second time; I walked along the road about half a mile, and turned round and saw the policemen coming along. Would a man if he had entered this house have fallen into the trap and not make an effort to escape? Do you not think if he could have got away a dozen times be would not avail him-self of the opportunity? The evidence is circumstantial and contradictory; there was no person seen on the premises late at night or early in the morning.
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<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted, to which he</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>, 104
<hi rend="italic">N</hi>). On the morning of 16th April I saw the prisoner leaving the gateway of the prosecutor's house, with this bundle (
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you made inquiries, and do you find that he bears an honest character?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday May</hi> 9
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1866.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Baron Channell</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18660507-472-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM READ</hi> (24)</persName>, was indicted
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<lb/>green—on 25th March, between 8 and 9 o'clock, I saw the deceased, William Webb, inside the passage of a house where toys are made—he was drunk—I knew him before—I heard him say that he wanted some money—that was said to Mr. Webb, the toy-maker—I don't know whether he was his brother or not—I saw that person try to put him out of the house—he would not go—he up with his fist to strike him, and caught the panel of the door instead—the prisoner came up directly afterwards, and said he would soon have him out—he did get him out, and when he got out he took off his coat on the edge of the kerb, and offered it to somebody to hold—nobody would take it—the prisoner then up with his fist, and caught the deceased in the chest, and knocked him down—he fell as if he was dead—his head went on the edge of the kerb—there is a little opening where the water runs down—a young man got hold of his arm to help him up—the prisoner said to him, "What have you to do with it?"—the prisoner then went away—I helped to carry the deceased to the doctor's, and from there on a stretcher to the police-station—I saw blood come out of one of his ears—that was after he had fallen.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You get your living by selling watercresses, do you</p>
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<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I am a labourer by trade, and when I cannot get any labour, I go out into the fields, and get water-cresses—that is only in the winter time—I am brother-in-law to the witness Cogden—I was not drinking with the deceased before I came up to the toy-shop—I had not seen him—I had not been in any beer-shop—I did not hear the prisoner ask him to come out of the toy-shop—he took hold of him and pushed him out—he then let go of him, and the deceased wanted to fight him—the prisoner said he did not want to fight—the deceased squared up to him, and the prisoner hit him in the chest, and he fell—I did not see Charles Bardell or Henry Jennings there—I swear that the prisoner struck the deceased in the chest with his fist—his fist was shut—the deceased was standing in the middle of the road, and the prisoner backed him out from the middle of the road, and then hit him, and he fell—he was about three yards from the kerb when he fell—the deceased was doing nothing when he struck him—he was not going away—he was backing, and the prisoner was following him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say the deceased was standing on the kerb, when he took his coat off?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; it was on the opposite kerb that he fell—the road is about wide enough for three big carts to go by—the deceased had his hands up when the prisoner pushed him, in a fighting attitude—they were going to fight—the prisoner refused to fight; then he agreed, the drunken man made him so wild—he was sober, but the deceased made him wild, and that made him hit him.</p>
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