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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</p>
<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>GABRIEL, MAYOR.</p>
<p>TWELFTH SESSION, HELD NOVEMBER 28TH, 1867.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND BY</p>
<p>JAMES DROVER BARNETT</p>
<p>AND</p>
<p>ALEXANDER BUCKLER,</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>ROLLS CHAMBERS, No. 89, CHANCERY LANE.</p>
<p>THE POINTS OF LAW AND PRACTICE</p>
<p>REVISED AND EDITED BY</p>
<p>EDWARD T. E. BESLEY, ESQ.,</p>
<p>OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>BUTTERWORTHS, 7, FLEET STREET,</p>
<p>Law Publishers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER AND GAOL DELIVERY</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The city of London</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT,</p>
<p>Held on Monday, January 28th, 1867, and following days,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE THE RIGHT HON. SIR</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS GABRIEL</hi>, Bart.,
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN BARNARD BYLES</hi>, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY SINGER KEATING</hi>, Knt., one other of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">FRANCIS GRAHAM MOON</hi>, Bart., F.S.A.
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-1" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CARTER</persName> </hi>, Esq., F.R.S. and F.S.A., and
<hi rend="smallCaps">WARREN STORMES HALE</hi>, Esq, Aldermen of the said City; the Right Hon.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUSSELL GURNET</hi>, Q.C., M.P., Recorder of the said City;
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM FERNELEY ALLEN</hi>, Esq.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBEBT BESLEY</hi>, Esq., and
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOSEPH CAUSTON</hi>, Esq., Aldermen of the said City; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS CHAMBERS</hi>, Esq., Q.C., M.P., Common Serjeant of the said City; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer, and General Gaol delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">DAVID HENRY STONE</hi>, Esq., Alderman</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM MCARTHUR</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SEPTIMUS DAVIDSON</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES MILLS ROCHE</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GABRIEL, MAYOR. TWELTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 28
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1867.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN BOLAND</hi> (31)</persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-3" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE WILKINSON.</persName> </hi> I am the wife of William Wilkinson, of 23, Port
<lb/>land Road, Notting Hill, professor of music—in May last my husband was sued in the County Court by a person named Manton for 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, and 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. costs—the first instalment, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., was paid by my husband on 5th June—I had some conversation with the prisoner about the payment of the second instalment—he called accidentally at my house the day before it ought to be paid into Court—I was ill at the tine, and did not see him—I sent the money down to him by my daughter into the drawing-room—I gave her 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I saw the prisoner that same evening, or it might have been the next—I asked him if he had paid it in—he said; "Yes, it is paid in and all right"—I then asked him for my receipt—he said he had it at home, and I should have that likewise—I gave him this paper at the time I sent the money down by my daughter—an execution was afterwards put in from the County Court—I saw the prisoner again that evening or the day after on my door steps—I called him to me at the window, "Mr. Boland, a pretty mess you have made of the County Court summons; you have never paid it in; the consequence was that, as we were going to dinner to-day, an officer from the County Court came to put an execution in, and I have had to pay the money over a second time"—he said that it had been paid in, and that it was a mistake of the clerk's, or a mistake of the County Court—I asked him if I could have the receipt—he said yes, it should come</p>
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<p>in with other receipts—he afterwards remarked that we were not to inquire at the County Court, as the clerk would get into trouble, perhaps lose his situation—he afterwards brought me this paper, in the same state in which it is now—I paid the amount of the execution—it was 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., it is dated 23rd July—when I gave it to the prisoner there was no signature to the second instalment (
<hi rend="italic">Read</hi>:—"June 4th, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., W. Bedwell. 13th, 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., W. Bedwell")—the prisoner said he had got me an extra week for the second instalment to be paid, and for which the 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. was to be paid.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe Mr. Wilkinson and the prisoner have had a great many money transactions?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They have had several, extending over three or four years—when I asked him if he had paid in the money he said, "It is paid in; it is all right."</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-4" type="given" value="JESSIE"/>JESSIE WILKINSON.</persName> </hi> I am the daughter of the last witness—I remember the prisoner calling at our house—he offered to take the money and pay it into the County Court for me—he said it was 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he did not say what the 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. was for—my mother was ill and in bed at the time—I went up to her—I don't remember this paper—I gave the prisoner whatever the paper was that she gave me, and 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in money—he said he would pay it into the County Court—he left, taking the paper and money with him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What was the 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He did not say—I brought him down 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and he said there was 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. over, and I went back and got it—I believe the payment was a week late.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-5" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BEDWELL.</persName> </hi> I am a clerk in the Marylebone County Court, Middlesex—this paper is an order for payment by instalments in an action of Munton
<hi rend="italic">v.</hi> Wilkinson by consent of the parties—the first instalment was paid on 5th June—my signature is to that payment—I signed it when the money was paid—the "W. Bedwell" to the second instalment of 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. and 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. is not mine—it was not written by my authority; it is not the writing of any person in the office—I issued the execution in this matter for the second instalment—this is the receipt of the officer of the County Court for the amount—no extra time could be obtained by payment of 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the order of the Court was to pay the second instalment at the end of twenty-eight days.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What is the date of the second payment?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The 13th July; it ought to have been paid on the 3rd—there is no fine for not paying the instalment at the proper time—there appears to be a pencil note in the ledger, "Will pay on 13th July"—some one had called—the, memorandum is in the writing of Mr. Cousens, one of the clerks—I do not know a person of the name of Channing, clerk to the prisoner—Mr. Cousens receives money in my absence; he would not sign my name—any clerk receiving money would sign his own name.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-6" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WILKINSON.</persName> </hi> I was the defendant in the action of Munton
<hi rend="italic">v.</hi> Wilkinson—my wife managed this matter—I had no conversation with the prisoner about it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had he a great many transactions with you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I think he was at this time jointly liable with me upon bills to some considerable amount, not to the amount of 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he was the drawer of the bills, and I was the acceptor, and I suppose he got them discounted—(
<hi rend="italic">looking at a list</hi>) these are private debts—the first one I don't remember—as far as I can judge, I should think that list is right—Mrs. Wilkinson will give you more about it, she understands it better that I</p>
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<p>do—I have a slight doubt about the first amount, 36
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—this course of business has been going on for some years—I paid the first instalment myself, in good time—I did not appear in the County Court; judgment went by default—I was going to pay the second instalment, and he said, "Don't do it; I am going by, and I will pay it for you"—some time after this I was in difficulties, and contemplated a composition deed—I can scarcely answer whether the prisoner was one of my largest creditors; I don't know what I owed him—I should not call him a creditor—he did not refuse to sign the deed, he signed it—Mrs. Wilkinson will tell you how he came to sign it—I scarcely understand these things, I am out so much.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you paid all the amounts in that list?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I am not sure about it—I employed the prisoner to get sums of money when we wanted them, and for that purpose he drew and I accepted—I am not sure whether the bills were running at this time—I suppose he paid him
<lb/>self for his services—I can't say whether I had received the money upon all these bills; my wife can tell you all about it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-7" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE WILKINSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). My husband was indebted to the pri
<lb/>soner at this time upon certain bills—there were two bills, and likewise at the time of the County Court affair a loan was obtained to meet a bill, for which Mr. Boland drew or signed as security—there were three bills then, but nothing like the amount of 100
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—my husband had received the money upon two of the bills for 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. each, not on the third, the prisoner was at that time trying to get us the loan—I never paid him a sixpence for anything he did—I have often asked him how we were to pay him back, and he has said, "I shall never charge you anything; wait till all is finished and then we shall see"—my husband had two sums of 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. each—the prisoner got nothing out of that to my knowledge—we did not get the whole 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; he brought me rather less—if I remember right the bilk were drawn for that amount.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">for the Defence, called</hi>;</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-8" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS NOBBS.</persName> </hi> I am a clerk—I am out of employment at present—I was employed by Mr. Boland for about eighteen months—he is a general agent, and negotiates many transactions for persons who are in want of it—I know a person named Channing who was in his service—he used to serve writs or anything of that sort, or do his business in any shape or form that was required—early in July I remember seeing Channing at the prisoner's—we were there together—I saw the prisoner hand him some money—I can't say exactly the amount, but money passed, with instructions for him to go to the County Court and pay it—I believe Chan
<lb/>ning left for that purpose—he absconded some time after that—I don't know where he is—I had known him there between four and five months—I have seen him write—I have no belief about the signature of Bed
<lb/>well to the second instalment; I don't know the writing at all—it is very similar to Channing's writing; there is a little alteration from his general writing—he generally joins his initial to his surname, the same as this is—that is the only thing I can recognise in it—the figure 6 bears a strong resemblance to his; he always made a 6 with a long stroke, the same as this.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose Mr. Boland has had great experience in County Court proceedings?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Oh, yes—Channing has been gone, I think, about four or five months; four it may be—I could not say exactly the time; it is between four and five months—I could not say positively—it is</p>
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<p>not so long as six—it was on 12th July that this money was given to Channing—I remember the date because we were there together at Mr. Boland's office; we were not always there together—Channing was not there long; he was between four and five months in Mr. Boland's service—I could not say exactly the time he came, not the month—he was not constantly going to the County Court to pay money; I don't remember his going many times—I was not before the Magistrate; I was there, but not called—a solicitor appeared for the prisoner—when he gave the money to Channing he said, "Take this money to the County Court and bring me the receipt"—I know what money it was—it was 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, or about 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., or something like it; I could not say exactly—I know money was paid to him by Mr. Boland; I could not say exactly the amount—I was busy making out papers—it was the Marylebone County Court—there a little similarity in the signature of Bedwell to Channing's writing, not much—I know Channing's genuine signature—(
<hi rend="italic">looking at a paper</hi>)—that is more like his writing; I believe that to be his—the only similarity in Bed well's signature is the joining of the initial of the Christian name to the surname—I know the prisoner's writing; I see no similarity in it to his.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say you are sure it was between four and five months ago that Channing left?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I could not say positively; it was between four and five—I am sure of that.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> But you said this money was handed to him in July?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; he was at the office about that time, but he absconded soon after—if I said he absconded between four and five months ago, that is mistake—I was sure it was on 12th July that I saw him at the office, when he was sent to the County Court—he disappeared within three or four days after that.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-10" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE WILKINSON.</persName> </hi> This bill for 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., dated the 14th June, was brought to me by the prisoner—it is signed by him—he left it with me for my husband to sign—it bears my husband's acceptance, now drawn by the prisoner at one month—I gave the bill to prisoner after my husband had signed it—about the time it became due he came about its being taken up—I told him we could not do it at present, and asked him to see Mr. Stevenson for me and ask for a little extra time—Mr. Stevenson keeps public-house close to us—the prisoner said Mr. Stevenson had advanced the money—he came back, and said Mr. Stevenson would not wait—I said I did not know how we were possibly to get 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. together—he said, "It must be done, or Mr. Stevenson will issue writs, and there will not be one, but three"—I said, "Then Mr. Stevenson must do it, and we mud get over the matter as well as we can"—the next day or the day after he came back and said that the writs had been sent down to his house, with 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to pay—I said I was sure I did not know where to get the 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. from, and all I could think of was to go to a loan office; that Mr. Bailey, my grocer, with whom I dealt for a great number of years, would stand security for it—I saw the prisoner again on our doorstep the same evening that I questioned him about the County Court affair—I asked him whether the loan office would grant it, and he said</p>
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<p>yes, they would—I saw him again the same time, or within a day or so, and he said he had paid Mr. Stevenson—I said, "Then will you come in and bring me all receipts, the County Court receipt, and Mr. Stevenson's receipt for this 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.? "—an evening was arranged when my husband should be in the house at seven o'clock to receive these things—I was resent, and we sat down at the table together—the prisoner first of all handed me these two copies of the writs produced, and said, You had better burn them, Mrs. Wilkinson"—he did not say why—he said, "Don't have them in your possession"—that was all, and from his saying that I rather thought I should like to keep them—he at the same time gave me: this receipt of Mr. Lamb's for 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., saying, "There is the receipt for the money"—I said, "Is it all done with? with regard to Mr. Stevenson, is it all paid up? "—he said, "Yes, it is all right, "and I believed it to be so—one of the writs is against my husband, and one against Mr. Thompson—I have never seen Mr. Thompson—I have only heard there is such a person—I don't at all know why a writ had been issued against him. (
<hi rend="italic">The bill was dated June</hi> 14, 1867,
<hi rend="italic">drawn by J. Boland on William Wilkinson for</hi> 2
<hi rend="italic">l. for one month, accepted W. Wilkinson, not endorsed. The receipt was dated July</hi> 20, 1867,
<hi rend="italic">received of Mr. J. Boland</hi>, 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s., in full demand of debt and costs, signed Douglass Lamb</hi>.)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was that 201. bill discounted in the ordinary way in which he had been in the habit of doing?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; at the time he took it from me he said it must be paid when it came to maturity—he called before it came due, to give us notice of it, and he then said Mr. Stevenson would require the money—it was through him we obtained the loan—I believe it was for 31
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I believe he was one of the securities for it—we paid that back in a lump, one day last week—I paid the fall amount in sovereigns and notes—when we obtained the money a bill was given at the loan office—the bill was for 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the loan was 31
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the prisoner did not give me the difference—I ever received anything out of it—the loan office deducted their interest—we just got enough to pay Mr. Stevenson—I don't know that the prisoner paid 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. out of it for an inventory—10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was left at my door, which he had promised to return along with the County Court money—I have heard of a person named Masters, I never saw him—the prisoner told me when he brought me the receipts that he had obtained 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. from Masters for two or three days to stop Stevenson, and in order to give time to the loan office—it was entirely without my authority—I don't remember when it was he said he had obtained that 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he brought me Mr. Lamb's receipt the same evening that he brought the County Court receipt—I don't know whether it was some day subsequent to the 20th—he generally paid me in money when I gave him bills—I am not sure whether there may not have been one cheque of his own—these transactions have been going on between us for three or four years.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How much did you get on your original bill that Mr. Stevenson discounted?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not get the full amount—I am not sure whether it was 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. short of the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I think it was paid to myself into my own hand—I feel sure of it—I know it was a little short of the sum, and something was said about Mr. Stevenson himself being short of money at the time, and that the prisoner would give it to me from time to time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-11" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-11" type="given" value="EDMUND"/>EDMUND STEVENSON.</persName> </hi> I keep the Prince of Wales, Notting Hill—I discounted this bill about the time it is dated for the prisoner—I gave</p>
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<p>him 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for it—he came to me when it became due, and said he could not pay me then, I must wait a few days longer—he came and brought me the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. about six days after the bill was due, I think, and paid me the remainder of the money, 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and that settled the account—I can't tell when that was—that was for interest—I gave the bill to Mr. Wilkinson, or rather he came to me—I received all the money from the prisoner—I don't know Mr. Lamb, of Southampton Buildings—I did not instruct him or any one to sue on that bill—I know Mr. Wilkinson very well—I did not refuse the prisoner to give further time for payment—he asked me for six days, and he had it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You told him you must have your money, did not you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I told him nothing of the kind; I will swear that—I did not tell him I wanted the money for a person named Cowland, a builder—I know Cowland, and have had transactions with him these three years—I was indebted to him at the time he was building for me—I did not tell the prisoner I must have the money, as I wanted to pay Cowland—I did not tell him I wanted the payment of a bill to meet 300
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I will swear that—I shall not answer whether I was pressed by Cowland at that time; I think it very hard that my private matters should be brought here—the prisoner paid me the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. at the end of the six days—I have had a great many transactions with him—I have discounted some bills for him; I can't say how many—I can't say how soon after he paid me the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. he paid me the 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I can't say whether it was a month after or two months—I am quite satisfied it was not three or four months—the 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. was interest on the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. for one month and six days—I had discounted bills for Mr. Wilkinson before through the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-12" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-12" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-12" type="given" value="ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS"/>ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS LAMB.</persName> </hi> I am a solicitor, of 43, Southampton Buildings—I was not instructed by Mr. Stevenson to sue on the 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. bill—these copies of writs were not issued by me in an action on this bill against Wilkinson or Thompson—I know nothing whatever about them—they were not written by any one in my office—I know nothing whatever about the bill—this receipt signed Douglas Lamb is not signed by me or by my authority—I used generally to sign in that way, but I have altered my signature, and use my other name, Archibald—I never received any part of the costs in this action.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are you able to speak with certainty to all the writs that are issued from your office?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think so, for my practice is not so extensive—I never saw a person of the name of Channing—there a may be such a person—the writ that was produced in the last case, with Channing's name on it, may have been issued by my clerk without my knowledge—I never saw him—the only time I ever heard of him was when he was supposed to have signed an endorsement to that writ—any solicitor's name is liable to be made use of without his knowledge—this is certainly the first time I have ever heard of a writ being issued without my authority—no one has authority to issue any writ in my name except in the usual way by my clerk—I am not Mr. Stevenson's solicitor; my name has been made use of very improperly—I think I have had occasion to write to the prisoner three or four times—I think I have issued three or four writs for him, but I have always been properly instructed by plaintiffs—I think I may say with certainty I have issued four writs for him, but everything was regularly and properly settled at my office in the usual course of business—I should say that writs were never served on parties without being issued—it would be a most improper practice—I have never</p>
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<p>heard of it—it certainly was never done in my office—the prisoner has never sent his clerk to my office—he has always called himself, and I have paid him the money, when I have received it from defendant, and he has given me the receipt—I have never seen any clerk of his—he has never paid any money at my office to my knowledge, certainly not to me—I undertake to swear that no clerk of his was ever in my office to my know
<lb/>ledge—I have never acted for a defendant for him as far as I recollect</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you received 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for debts and costs when none had been incurred?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Certainly not—when copies of writs are issued the original would be kept by me—these copies are not in the hand
<lb/>writing of any of my clerks.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-13" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-13" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-13" type="surname" value="BENTLET"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-13" type="given" value="JOHN EDWARD"/>JOHN EDWARD BENTLET.</persName> </hi> I am a clerk in the writ office of the Court of Queen's Bench—it is the practice of the office when writs are sealed that a praecipes should be handed in by the attorney, which is filed and entered—I stamp the writ, and it is taken away and becomes the original writ—I have searched the praecipes under both these names, and there are no such praecipes filed.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are not series of writs sometimes served on par
<lb/>ties without writs being issued?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I never heard of its being done.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Is there not a sum of 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. to be paid to the revenue?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, unless the writ is sealed at our office, it is no writ at all.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-14" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-14" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-14" type="surname" value="WILKINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-14" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WILKINSON.</persName> </hi> The acceptance to this bill is mine—I do not remember the sum that was paid on this bill; it was paid to Mrs. Wilkin
<lb/>son—when the bill became due I borrowed 30
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. from a loan office to pay it—I received nothing out of that—J think it was taken to Mr. Stevenson.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You do not remember very much about it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I left the management to Mrs. Wilkinson—I do not know Churning, I never heard of such a person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-15" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-15" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-15" type="surname" value="WALLETT"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-15" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WALLETT.</persName> </hi> I am clerk to the Real and Personal Advance Com
<lb/>pany, Limited—in July last we discounted a bill for Mr. Wilkinson for 31
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—we gave him a cheque for 28
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—we gave it to Mr. Boland—he was the endorser of the bill, and we were obliged to give it to him—I gave him this cheque—it had been passed through the banker's as paid—3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. was the discount—we gave up the bill when the money was paid by Mr. Wilkinson—it was a three months' bill.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LAMB</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I first discovered about these writs about a month or six weeks or two months ago—I then sent for the prisoner to see what explanation he had to give for having made use of my name—he said that he had instructed a person to come down to my office with money, 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. I think he mentioned, with a request to me to issue some writs—I there upon called my clerk into my office and asked him if any one had called from Mr. Boland on the day he stated—he referred to the call-book to refresh his memory, and he said no one had called from Mr. Boland, and, furthermore, that he had never seen anybody from Mr. Boland's office—I think the prisoner mentioned the name of Channing—I don't remember whether he said that Channing had robbed him to a considerable amount—I have no recollection of it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-16" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-16" type="surname" value="WILKINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-16" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE WILKINSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). When the prisoner brought the writs he threw them across the table both together, saying, "There are your writs, "and he gave the receipt immediately after into my hand.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-17" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-17" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-17" type="surname" value="WILKINSON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-17" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WILKINSON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). Before the prisoner gave the writs to my wife he showed them to me—he pulled them out of his purse, and said, "There are the writs, "and immediately put them into his purse again.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-18" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WALLETT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I sent the 28
<hi rend="italic">l</hi> cheque to Mr. Boland on the day it bears date; it is signed by three directors at the board meeting—I sent it away on the same evening, Tuesday; I am quite certain of it there is an entry of it in some of our books—they are not here—he came the following day, and said it had come exactly in time—I drew the cheque on the Tuesday, the 16th, and dated it on Wednesday; we mostly date the cheques on Wednesday which are granted on the Tuesday; but Mr. Boland having told me that he wanted the cheque particularly that night, I sent it to him.
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character.</hi> </p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prosecutor not appearing</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LANGFORD,</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">The following Prisoners</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>:—</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-930-offence-1 t18671028-name-27"/>Robert Bousfield</persName>, his master—</rs>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-930-18671028 t18671028-930-punishment-4"/>Eighteen Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>931.
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-931-offence-1 t18671028-name-29"/>John Dyer</persName>, his master. </rs>
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<interp inst="t18671028-931-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.] He received a good character.—</rs>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-931-18671028 t18671028-931-punishment-5"/>Eighteen Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>932.
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-932-offence-1 t18671028-name-31"/>Richard Ashby</persName>, his master.—</rs>
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<interp inst="t18671028-932-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-932-18671028 t18671028-932-punishment-6"/>Six Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>933.
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<interp inst="t18671028-933-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="concealingABirth"/>, to unlawfully endeavouring to conceal the birth of her child.—</rs>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Monday, October</hi> 28
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1867.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant.</hi> </p>
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<p>934.
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-34" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-34" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PUNTER.</persName> </hi> I am barman at the Crown and Sceptre, Britannia Street, City Road—on 21st September the prisoner came in for a half-quartern of gin—he pulled out two half-crowns and a florin, and put a half-crown on the counter—I found it was bad, and gave it to my master, who gave him in custody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-35" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-35" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT ELVEY.</persName> </hi> I am landlord of the Crown and Sceptre—Punter pointed the prisoner out to me and gave me a bad half-crown—I gave him in custody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-36" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-36" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-36" type="surname" value="COMBER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-36" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT COMBER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 258
<hi rend="italic">N</hi>). I took the prisoner, and received the half-crown from Mr. Elvey—the prisoner gave his name Thomas Ousburn—he was remanded till 1st October, and then discharged.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-37" type="given" value="ARTHUR ARCHIBALD"/>ARTHUR ARCHIBALD HANSPORD.</persName> </hi> I am a grocer, of New Street, City Road—on 10th October I served the prisoner with a packet of cocoa, price 1 ½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a bad sixpence—I asked him if he had any more of that sort—he said, "What are you going to do? "—I said, "Nothing; do you want your change? "—he rushed out of the shop, and in attempting to</p>
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<p>seize him I pulled the tail of his coat off—I followed him, and a constable stopped him—I gave the constable the sixpence.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-38" type="surname" value="SCANLAN"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-38" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD SCANLAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 435
<hi rend="italic">N</hi>). I took the prisoner, and received this sixpence from Mr. Hansford.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-39" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-39" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER.</persName> </hi> I am inspector of coin to her Majesty's Mint—the sixpence and half-crown are bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoner's Statement before the Magistrate</hi>:—"I hare been at work ever since I was convicted before."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I received 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and the half-crown was among it; I did not know it was bad—I do not know where I got the sixpence.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-934-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted of uttering, in September</hi>, 1864,
<hi rend="italic">to which he</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY.</hi>**—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-934-18671028 t18671028-934-punishment-8"/>Five Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>935.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN SHEFFIELD</hi> (22)</persName> was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-41" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-41" type="given" value="SUSAN"/>SUSAN GILL.</persName> </hi> I am the wife of George Gill, who keeps the Lord Clyde, Phonix Street, Somer's Town—on 11th September the prisoner came in with a bottle, and I served her with a quartern of gin, which came to 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a florin—I bit a piece out of it and put it on the counter; she picked it up, gave me a good one, and went away—I told my husband, and he afterwards came back with the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-42" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-42" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-42" type="surname" value="GILL"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-42" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE GILL.</persName> </hi> I am the husband of the last witness—I went after the prisoner and caught her thirty or forty yards from my house—I told her she was wanted at the corner, and she went back with me quietly and gave me the coin—she said that she got it in change for a sovereign, sad if I went with her she would show me where—I gave her in custody with the florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Is there a little bit broken out of it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; she took it out of her purse, which was in her hand.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-43" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-43" type="surname" value="TAYLOR"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-43" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES TAYLOR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 98
<hi rend="italic">Y</hi>). The prisoner was given into my custody with this florin—it has a bit out of it—I took her to the station—she gave her address 7, Charlotte Street, Caledonian Road—I went, with two bunches of keys, which I got from the female searcher, to Phoenix Street, Somer's Town—I saw Mrs. Cole there—one of the keys opened the back parlour door—I searched the room and found two boxes; the top one was open, and I took out of it this little box, in the tray of which I found two counterfeit florins and one half-crown loose, and also some good money—I looked under the tray, and found a packet containing six half
<lb/>crowns with tissue paper between them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> At 7, Charlotte Street, whom did you find?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mr. and Mrs. Copeland, with whom the prisoner had been lodging—they did not tell me where to go; somebody else sent me to Phoanix Street—I found 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on the prisoner, all good—these are ordinary keys.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-44" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-44" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-44" type="surname" value="CONNOR"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-44" type="given" value="DANIEL"/>DANIEL CONNOR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 211
<hi rend="italic">7</hi>). I went with Taylor to 9, Phoenix Street, and assisted in searching the boxes—I found six bad florins in the second box, and on the mantelpiece 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver, good money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you wait to see whether anybody else came home?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—we did not wait to see whether the landlord spoke the truth or not.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-45" type="surname" value="KEEBLE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-45" type="given" value="MARTHA"/>MARTHA KEEBLE.</persName> </hi> I am female searcher at the station Phelp Street, Somer's Town—on 11th September I searched the prisoner and found two</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-46" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-46" type="surname" value="COLE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-46" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN COLE.</persName> </hi> I am the wife of John Cole, greengrocer, of 9, PhÅ“nix Street, Somer's Town—the prisoner had lodged with us a month and day—when she was taken she occupied the back parlour as a bed-room—no one occupied it with her, and I only saw two persons come to see her, a man and his wife, who came the day before she was taken—the prisoner brought two boxes with her—I did not see the policeman search them, but there were no other boxes in the room.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> When she hired the room did she say that it was for her husband and herself?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> In what name did she take the lodging?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Miss Deane.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-47" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-47" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-47" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-47" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER.</persName> </hi> The half-crown and four florins are bad—the florins are from the same mould—these six half-crowns wrapped in paper are bad, and one of them is from the same mould as the first—this florin with a piece out of it is bad—these other six florins wrapped in paper an bad, and from the same mould—that makes ten from one mould.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's statement before the Magistrate was that a young man gave her the money to keep for him.</hi> </p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">She was further charged with having been before convicted.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-48" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT MCKEOWN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>). I produce a certificate. (
<hi rend="italic">Read:—Central Criminal Court. Ann Green convicted of uttering counterfeit com, April, 1866. Imprisoned One Year.</hi>) I was present; the prisoner is the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY.</hi>
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<p>936.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MATTHEW SMITH</hi> (20)</persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18671028-936-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> for a like offence.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-50" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-50" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-50" type="surname" value="SUTTON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-50" type="given" value="CHARLES THOMAS"/>CHARLES THOMAS SUTTON.</persName> </hi> I keep the Macclesfield Arms Tavern, City Road—on Saturday, 20th September, about half-past nine, I served the prisoner with some rum, which came to 2½
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a bad shil
<lb/>ling—asked him where he got it—he said from Britannia Street, and was very saucy—sent for a policeman, and he then said, "A woman gave it me outside; I did not know it was bad; it is just as it was given to me"—I gave him in custody—there was no woman outside that I am aware of—I did not press the charge, having an important engagement on the Monday.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-51" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-51" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-51" type="surname" value="EDEN"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-51" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN EDEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 175
<hi rend="italic">G</hi>). On 7th September I took the prisoner, and received this shilling from Mr. Sutton—I saw him mark it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-52" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-52" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-52" type="surname" value="HARPER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-52" type="given" value="WILLIAM THOMAS"/>WILLIAM THOMAS HARPER.</persName> </hi> I am a stationer, of King Henry's Walk, Mildmay Park—on 12th September the prisoner came in, about 8.30, and asked for
<hi rend="italic">Fun</hi>, which came to 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a sixpence—I told him it was bad, and asked if he had any other money—he said no, and that he took it for wages—I asked him who his employer was—he said a grocer in the City Road—I asked him the name—he said, "Hall"—I gave him in charge with the sixpence.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-53" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES LIVERMORE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 397
<hi rend="italic">N</hi>). I took the prisoner and re
<lb/>ceived the sixpence—I went up and down both sides of the City Road, but could find no grocer named Hall.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-54" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-54" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-54" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-54" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER.</persName> </hi> The shilling and sixpence are both bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was working in the City Road, and got the six-peace for my wages—I am not able to read the directions written up oat of doors.</p>
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<p>937.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN JONES</hi> (29)</persName>, and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN PARTRIDGE</hi> (18)</persName>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-58" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-58" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-58" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD HANCOCK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 699). On 2nd October, about half-past three, I was at the corner of King William Street and Cannon Street; Jones and Smith passed me, going towards St. Paul's, talking to
<lb/>gether, and in a minute or so the woman passed me and followed them—I followed them, and a little way down Cannon Street Jones motioned with his fingers to the woman, and she joined them; they were then in a group, and I saw her take something in paper from her dress pocket and give it to Jones, who passed it to Smith—I followed them to the corner of King Street to the Sugar Loaf public-house, the woman went on—Smith then spoke to Jones, who went on and joined the woman—Smith lent into the public-house; I went into another compartment and spoke to the manager—there was a glass window between the two compartments—I looked through it, saw the officer Cheshire, and pointed out Smith to him—Smith called for half a pint of
<hi rend="italic">cooper</hi>, and put down what appeared to be a shilling—Mr. Palmer had his hand in the till to catch the coin—Smith received some change and went out; I followed him—he went tea or twelve yards, and stooped down as if adjusting his boot, but turned and looked towards the door he had just come from—I looked round at that moment and saw Jones going eastward—he passed Smith and app
<lb/>eared to speak to him, but left him standing there, and came back and passed him again—Partridge was then beyond Bow Lane—Smith went and spoke to her, and she walked fast towards St. Paul's—Jones was coming up behind, and I spoke to Cheshire, who took hold of him—I took Jones, handed him to a constable, and then overtook Partridge, and said, "I want you for passing a bad shilling with two men"—she said, "I know nothing about two men; I have not seen two men"—she tried two or three times to put her hand into her dress pocket, but I told her she must not, and that if she did not walk with her hands across her breast I should be compelled to use force—I afterwards received this bad shilling from Palmer, and these six bad shillings from the female searcher—I after
<lb/>wards searched Jones, and found 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money and a key—when I Said at the station that I had seen Jones give Smith a shilling in Can
<lb/>non Street, Smith said, "Yes; one be owed me."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-59" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-59" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-59" type="surname" value="PALMER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-59" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT PALMER.</persName> </hi> I am manager to Mr. King, who keeps the Sugar Loaf, at the corner of Queen Street—on 2nd October, in consequence of what Hancock said, I watched Smith, and saw him pay my young man a shil
<lb/>ling, which he dropped in the till, but I had my hand in the till and caught it—it was bad, and I gave it to the constable.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-60" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-60" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-60" type="surname" value="CHESHIRE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-60" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD CHESHIRE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 602). In consequence of informa
<lb/>tion from Hancock, I watched Smith going into the Sugar Loaf on 2nd October—I went to the same compartment with Hancock—Smith asked for a pint of
<hi rend="italic">cooper</hi>; I saw him pay, and saw the manager afterwards give Hancock a bad shilling—I took Smith, he said, "What is up? what do you want me for? "—I said, "For being concerned with your friend there—</p>
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<p>pointing to Jones, "and a female in passing a bad shilling"—he said, "I do not know that man, I never saw him before"—he afterwards said at the station that he did meet the man and gave him a shilling which he owed him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Jones. Q.</hi> Did not you say that while Smith was in the public-house the female and I passed and repassed?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and I should have said it now if I had been asked—you passed and repassed Smith—you did not pass and repass the public-house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-61" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-61" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-61" type="surname" value="JOHNSON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-61" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH JOHNSON.</persName> </hi> I am female searcher at Bow Lane Station—I searched Partridge and found 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in bad money in her pocket—six shil
<lb/>lings were loose, and six shillings wrapped in paper, which went between the coins, and four shillings in a tobacco pouch, also a piece of paper which appeared to have had money wrapped in it—I said, "Halloo, is this counterfeit coin? "—she said, "I hope not"—I looked in the poach and said, "Here is some more; I suppose you have got scratches enough, "as I had heard here about scratches on the money—I gave it to Hancock.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-62" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-62" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-62" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-62" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER.</persName> </hi> This shilling uttered by Smith is bad—these six
<lb/>teen shillings are bad—eleven of them are from one mould, and from the same mould as the one uttered.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Smith's Defence.</hi> I met Jones, who said, "Do you know what you owe me? "I said, "Yes, 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>." He said, "Have you got change for a shilling? I said, "Yes."He gave it me, and I gave him 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. I went and called for some gin, gave the shilling, and was given in charge.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Jones's Defence.</hi> Smith said that I owed him 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. I gave him a shil
<lb/>ling, and he gave me 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. The female prisoner I have never seen before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-937-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-937-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY.</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi> and
<hi rend="largeCaps">JONES</hi>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-937-18671028 t18671028-937-punishment-11"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment each</rs> </hi>,
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<hi rend="italic">
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<p>938.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY OSBORNE</hi> (18)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18671028-938-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-64" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-64" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-64" type="surname" value="SMITH"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-64" type="given" value="WILLIAM MENZIES"/>WILLIAM MENZIES SMITH.</persName> </hi> I keep the Merry Carpenters, 132, Old Street, St. Luke's—on Saturday, 28th September, about 3.30, I saw my barmaid serve the prisoner—he gave her a shilling; she put it in the till without looking at it, and gave him change—I took it out directly; it was the only shilling there—the prisoner received his change and left without drinking his gin—I put the shilling in my pocket and gave it to a police
<lb/>man in the morning—the prisoner came again about 9.30—I saw him ten
<lb/>der a shilling to my barman who called my attention to it—I went out, and it was thrown away in my absence, but was subsequently found and given to the policeman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-65" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-65" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-65" type="surname" value="OSBORNE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-65" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE OSBORNE.</persName> </hi> I was Mr. Smith's barman—on 28th September, about 9.30, the prisoner gave me a shilling—I tried it with my teeth and pitched it back on the counter to him—he took it up and said, "I do not know where I got it, "and put it in his pocket—Mr. Smith went round and stopped him as he was going out—Mr. Smith afterwards went out, and I then saw the prisoner put his hand in his pocket and make a motion as if throwing something away—Mr. Smith came back, we got a light, searched, and found a bad shilling in a corner, under a form where the prisoner had been standing—I had cracked it with my teeth—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-66" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-66" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-66" type="surname" value="HILL"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-66" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Hill</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 225
<hi rend="italic">G</hi>). I received the prisoner, and produce two bad shillings which I received from Mr. Smith—I found 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10½ him good.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-67" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-67" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-67" type="surname" value="LISCOE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-67" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE LISCOE.</persName> </hi> I keep the Green Dragon, Botolph Alley—on 24th August I saw my wife serve the prisoner with some gin, about a quarter to ten at night—he gave her a florin; she said, "That won't do, that is a bad one"—I bent it and told him it was bad—I asked him where he got it—he said for payment of wages in Newgate Market—I gave him in cus
<lb/>tody with the florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-68" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-68" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-68" type="surname" value="CORMACK"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-68" type="given" value="PATRICK"/>PATRICK CORMACK</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi>, 769). On the 24th August I took the prisoner on a charge of uttering a bad florin; he was discharged on the 27th—I produce the florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-69" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-69" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-69" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-69" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER.</persName> </hi> These two shillings and this florin are bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I own to putting a shilling down, the other I am innocent of.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN CHANDLER</hi> (71)</persName> was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-71" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-71" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-71" type="given" value="GEORQE HEZEKIAH"/>GEORQE HEZEKIAH HODGES.</persName> </hi> I am barman at the Cock and Woolpack, Finch Lane, on 3rd October, about two in the afternoon, I served the prisoner with a glass of porter; he gave me a bad sixpence—I said, "This is bad, and you were here six weeks ago, and passed a bad shilling"—he said that he had never been there before, but he had, and I broke the shilling up then, and told him never to come there any more—it bent easily—my uncle also cautioned him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you take the sixpence from the young woman?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I snatched it from your hand and said, "I know that man, and I want the sixpence."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-72" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-72" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-72" type="surname" value="HODGES"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-72" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEOBGE HODGES.</persName> </hi> I am uncle to the last witness—I am a retired licensed victualler—I saw the prisoner in the Woolpack about six weeks before he was taken—I looked at the shilling and said, "It is bad, and I ought to give you in custody, but you are an old man, so go out of the house and never come in again"—I am sure he is the man—I identified him at the station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> The officer asked if you knew me; you looked rather hard at me, and then had my spectacles put on.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I did not wait till your spectacles were put on.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-73" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-73" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-73" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HALLETT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 858). The prisoner was given into my charge with this sixpence—I searched him at the station and found two florins, three shillings, a sixpence, a fourpenny piece, two pence, two bad half-sovereigns, a Hanover medal, and an imitation sovereign.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-74" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-74" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER.</persName> </hi> This is a bad sixpence; it is a very fair one, but it has been knocked about very much.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am nearly blind—I did not know what these things were.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-939-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-939-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, October</hi> 29
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1867.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<p>940.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY TURNER</hi> (25)</persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18671028-940-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="breakingPeace"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-940-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="assault"/> for unlawfully assaulting
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-940-offence-1 t18671028-name-76"/>Matthew Crowley</persName>, a peace officer, and attempting to rescue one
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-77" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-77" type="surname" value="TURNER"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-940-offence-1 t18671028-name-77"/>Alice Turner</persName> from his custody.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. POLAND</hi> and
<hi rend="smallCaps">BESLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-78" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-78" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-78" type="surname" value="CROWLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-78" type="given" value="MATTHEW"/>MATTHEW CROWLEY.</persName> </hi> I am a sub-warder in the House of Detention—on</p>
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<p>Tuesday afternoon, 8th October, I was on duty at Clerkenwell about twenty minutes past five; I was dressed in my uniform, as I am now, except that I had no great coat on—I was engaged in handing the female prisoners into the prison van from the cells of the Sessions House; I received them from warder Keeley—I was standing on the pavement, close to the door of the van—a woman named Alice Turner was handed out to me by Keeley—it the moment she was handed to me, the prisoner rushed up from the crowd behind me, put his two hands against the back of my head, and pushed me against the prison van; at the same time my body and legs hit the van violently—at the same moment I received a heavy blow on the right side of the head, I do not know from whom, whether it was the prisoner or not—the prisoner then got in between me and Alice Turner, and, with his left elbow bent, hit me a violent blow in the right side; he then seized hold of Alice Turner round the waist with both hands; her back was turned to him; he drew her back towards the crowd; he made use of some expressions at the time, I cannot tell what they were—I had not got hold of the woman at that time—he had got in between us—Keeley and two police constables got hold of the prisoner and Alice Turner, and gave him into custody and put the woman into the van—I should sup
<lb/>pose there were between 200 and 300 people there at the time; they were behaving very badly, five or six in particular; they were noisy and shouting—I could not say that they interfered with me in the execution of my duty; I would not say that they were making a disturbance—Alice Turner was dragged about four or five yards from the police van—the prisoner was very violent when he was taken into custody; the sergeant had to send an extra force to take him to the station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-79" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-79" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-79" type="surname" value="OLIFF"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-79" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE OLIFF</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 236
<hi rend="italic">A R</hi>). On Tuesday, 8th October, I was on duty at the Sessions House, Clerkenwell when Alice Turner was brought from the cells to be placed in the van—I was standing at the door of the Sessions House—I saw Crowley there—as soon as Alice Turner was brought out of the Sessions House the prisoner rushed from the crowd, shoved Crowley violently against the van, and then hit him on the right side of the head with his left hand; he then got betwixt the warder and Alice Turner, struck his left elbow out, and caught the warder in the side; he then caught hold of Alice Turner round the waist and
<hi rend="italic">drawed</hi> her back towards the crowd; I caught hold of him by the collar and, with the assistance of another constable and warder Keeley, we broke his hold; he was then given into custody—he became very violent; we got him to the station with great difficulty—as near as I can say, I should think he drew Alice Turner between three and four yards she was on the van, and was drawn off the step of the van.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-80" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-80" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-80" type="surname" value="PAGE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-80" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PAGE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 274
<hi rend="italic">A R</hi>). I was on duty at the Sessions House, Clerkenwell, on 8th October—I saw the prisoner rush from behind the crowd—before he caught hold of Alice Turner I heard him say, "Now I will have her away"—he immediately rushed past, rushed right up to the van, and caught hold of her—I was assisting in forming a circle, the crowd was close to me—the prisoner stood close on my left hand, close to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-81" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-81" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-81" type="surname" value="HOWE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-81" type="given" value="CHARLOTTE"/>CHARLOTTE HOWE.</persName> </hi> I am a warder in the House of Correction, West
<lb/>minster—on 8th October, 1867, I was on duty at the Sessions House, Clerkenwell—I took charge of the female prisoners convicted on that day, among others, of Alice Turner—I have the order of Sessions (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—she remained in the cell for some time after her conviction—at the close of the day I was present when she was removed from the cells to be placed</p>
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<p>in the prison van—I saw her come out of the cell, I had charge of her at that time; I handed her over to warder Keeley, and he delivered her to Crowley.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-82" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-82" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-82" type="surname" value="KEELEY"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-82" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM KEELEY.</persName> </hi> I am a warder in the House of Correction—I was on duty on 8th October—I received Alice Turner from Mrs. Howe; I was on the steps leading into the street from the Sessions House—I handed over Alice Turner to sub warder Crowley—I saw the prisoner seize hold of her round the waist—up to that time she had not been re
<lb/>sisting in any way—there was a rush made at the time by five or six persons—I passed her into the street, and I turned back and assisted in getting her back from the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-83" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-83" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-83" type="surname" value="STANTON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-83" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL STANTON.</persName> </hi> I am a sub-warder at the House of Detention, Clerkenwell—I produce a book in which is entered the names of visitors to prisoners before their trial—on 1st, 5th, and 7th October I have entries of a visitor to Alice Turner; the prisoner is the person—he described himself as Henry Turner, the brother of Alice Turner, residing at 44, Charles Street, Drury Lane—I wrote that down at the time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Are you sure I told you I was her brother?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Quite sure; I have three separate entries, and they all correspond.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-84" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-84" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-84" type="surname" value="WATSON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-84" type="given" value="WILLIAM FRANCIS"/>WILLIAM FRANCIS WATSON.</persName> </hi> I am a solicitor, and am in the office of Mr. Allen, the solicitor to the County of Middlesex—I produce a certified copy of the record of the conviction of Alice Turner—I was present when the prisoner was examined at the Clerkenwell Police-court at the first hearing on 9th October—he then said that Alice Turner was his wife, and that he merely wont forward to embrace her. (
<hi rend="italic">The copy of the record, being put in, certified the conviction of Alice Turner, the sentence being nine months' imprisonment.</hi>)</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was outside the Sessions House at the time my wife got convicted, and I stopped to see her go away in the van. When she went away I merely put out my hand to shake hands with her, mid I was thrown by the mob violently against the warder Crowley, which knocked us up against the van, and I was seized by four or ire con
<lb/>stables. As to trying to rescue my wife, it was the last of my thoughts; it was a matter of impossibility; there were fifteen or sixteen constables and warders there; no man would have the assurance to think of trying to rescue his wife from the van.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-940-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUITY.</rs> </hi>†—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-940-18671028 t18671028-940-punishment-14"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>941.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS GIBBONS</hi> (31)</persName>,
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM LEICESTER</hi> </persName> (W),
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CATHERINE ATKINS</hi> (18)</persName>, and
<persName id="def4-941-18671028" type="defendantName">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN ATKINS</hi> (22)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18671028-941-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/>, Bur
<lb/>glary in the dwellinghouse of
<persName id="t18671028-name-89" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-89" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-89" type="surname" value="HAWTHORNE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-89" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-941-offence-1 t18671028-name-89"/>James Hawthorne</persName>, and stealing a brooch, seventeen chains, and other goods, Value 105
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., his property.
<hi rend="italic">Second Count—feloniously receiving the same.</hi> </rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">appeared for Gibbons</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">for Leicester</hi>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. F. H. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">for Catherine Atkins, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">for Mary Ann Atkins.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-90" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-90" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-90" type="surname" value="HAWTHORNE"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-90" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HAWTHORNE.</persName> </hi> I am a jeweller, and live at 23, Church Street, Hackney—on the night of 29th August I locked up my shop at a quarter-past eleven, before I went to bed—all my property was safe at that time; tie windows and doors were closed and fastened—about a quarter to seven in the morning I was called by my daughter—I found the place in a dis
<lb/>ordered state, and all my house plate was gone; the silver was dissected</p>
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<p>from the plated goods, and taken away from the plate basket in the sitting-room—I went immediately into the shop, which opens from the sitting-room by glass doors—I saw the glass case on the counter open, and missed a number of gold chains, earrings, ten watches, a gold brooch, and other articles—I then examined the premises—I found a pane of glass had been cut in the kitchen window level with the garden, the glass cut out, the latch pushed back, and the window open—the garden door was open; they had passed out that way—I found some footmarks alongside the wall, and a pair of my own boots stood alongside—the persons committing the robbery had to get over a wall six feet high in passing out—I have since seen some of the property—here are two pairs of earrings which were in my case that night; here are also two other pairs of earrings which were found upon the prisoner Leicester; they were also in the case that evening—there is also a ring here that was in my possession that evening.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where did you buy these ear
<lb/>rings?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> From Messrs. Myers, of Hatton Garden, with the exception of one pair—I did not buy them at Hatton Garden, but of Messrs. Myen's traveller in my shop—he came with a quantity of earrings, and I bought some—it is possible there may be many of the same pattern—I bought them about a month or so previous to the robbery—I have no private mark on them; they were marked on the card, which was taken away with them—I swear they are my property, and were in my case that night.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are there not plenty of the same pattern?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; you could not find the same pattern if you were to search London through—there is a peculiarity in every make, and these were my own selection; they are not made in moulds—there may be similar patterns.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you many more earrings than these?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> There were nine pairs, all in the same case.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-91" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-91" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-91" type="surname" value="BRYDON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-91" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRYDON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">K</hi>). About one o'clock in the mor
<lb/>ning of 3rd September I went with Venables to No. 7, Russell Street, Stepney—I knocked at the door—Gibbons and Catherine Atkins looked out of Window—I said, "Tom, come down, I want to speak to you"—he came down in a minute or two and opened the door—I went straight through the house, and saw Catherine Atkins go into the back yard—Gibbons turned round and went up stairs, Venables followed him—I went into the yard, and found both the female prisoners in the closet—I waited there till they went up stairs, I followed them—when they got into the room Mary Ann Atkins said, "I know nothing about any rings; what I have got I bought, and here is the receipt"—I had not asked her any question—she produced this paper, Gibbons took it out of her hand, and I took it from him. (
<hi rend="italic">Read</hi>: "31st May, 1867. Mr. Gibbons, bought of J. S. Upsall, 127, Whitechapel Road, solid gold chain, 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; two wed
<lb/>ding rings, 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 18-carat keeper, 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; total, 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. Settled, same time, T. E. Smith, for J. Upsall.") I then asked her for the rings out of her ears; she gave them to me, and Catherine also gave me hers—I asked Mary Ann where she got them from—she said she bought them on Friday at Mr. Upsall's, in the Whitechapel Road—Catherine said hers were only common ones, and they were given to her by a young man who had gone for a soldier—Mary Ann fell on her knees and said, "Oh, pray Mr. Brydon don't lock mo up"—she then turned round to Gibbons and said, "Oh Tom,</p>
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<p>that have you brought me to? "—he said "Hold your tongue; there's nothing the matter"—I then searched the house, but found nothing re
<lb/>lating to this charge—I then took them to Arbour Square Station, left them there, and went to Hackney Station, and then to Mr. Hawthorne's, who identified the earrings, with some other little articles of jewellery—I then went back to Arbour Square, and took the prisoners over to Hack
<lb/>ney, where the charge was read over to them—Gibbons said, "These girls know nothing about it; I gave the earrings to Mary Ann, and a young man who has gone for a soldier gave them to Catherine"—Mary Ann then said, "I will tell the truth; if you will let me go with you I will take you to the house where the man is who bought the other property" or "who has got the other property"—she took us to 40, Cudworth Street, Bethnal Green—I knocked at the door, after placing several constables round the house-in four or five minutes we were admitted by a person calling herself Leicester's wife—I followed her into the bedroom and asked where her husband was—she said, "He has gone to work at the docks"—I after
<lb/>wards found him up stairs in the front room, partly dressed—I had previously seen some of his clothes lying about the floor of the bedroom—I then searched the house, and on the mantelshelf in the bedroom I found this pair of earrings and another pair—he asked to be allowed to dress himself, and to change his trousers—I allowed him to do so, and he put on his coat and waistcoat—enables searched them, and in his waistcoat pocket found this keeper ring—at that time Mary Ami Atkins came in with the constables I had left her with—there were two men there, and she said, pointing to Leicester, "That is the man; we are all locked up, and you will have to be locked up too"—she said that Gibbons had left the things there for 9
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. odd—Leicester said, "You are a wicked girl, you brought them yourself"—she repeated the same words at Hackney Station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When Leicester said that Mary Ann Atkins had brought the things to his house, did not he indignantly deny it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; she said that Gibbons took them there, and she waited outside.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-92" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS VENABLES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 141). I went with last witness when he took Gibbons and the two Atkins into custody—I also went to 40, Codworth Street—I found the gold keeper ring which I have produced in Leicester's right-hand waistcoat pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-93" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-93" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES HAWTHORNE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I have never sold any earrings of this pattern, and never had any exactly like them—this ring bears my private mark inside, I swear to that; it is a nine-carat ring—I have sold many rings with that mark of a similar sort; but this is a new ring that hag never been used.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CATHERINE ATKINS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GIBBONS, LEICESTER</hi>, and
<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY ANN ATKINS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18671028-941-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
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<hi rend="italic">Thomas Gibbons and Mary Ann Atkins were further charged with having been before convicted. To this charge Gibbons pleaded</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Mary Ann Atkins pleaded</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">NOT GUILTY.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-94" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-94" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HURST</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 434). I produce a certificate. (
<hi rend="italic">This certified the conviction of Margaret Atkins at this Court in April</hi>, 1863,
<hi rend="italic">of forglary. Sentence, Three Months' Imprisonment.</hi>) The prisoner is the person there described, I had her in custody—she was tried in this Court in 1863.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> No; it was in 1861.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MRS. HOWE.</hi> I am a warder in the House of Correction—I believe</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">M.A. ATKINS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def4-941-18671028 t18671028-941-punishment-15"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GIBBONS</hi>** and
<hi rend="largeCaps">LEICESTER</hi>**—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-941-18671028 t18671028-941-punishment-16"/>Ten Years' Penal Servitude each</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>942.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ROBINSON</hi> (26)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18671028-942-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Stealing a handkerchief of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-942-offence-1 t18671028-name-96"/>George Blackman</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-97" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-97" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-97" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BLACKMAN.</persName> </hi> I am a cooper, and live in Whitechapel—on the morning of the 20th September, about half-past nine, I was in Aldgate—as I went along I felt the prisoner's hand in my pocket, and saw him take the handkerchief out—I seized him by the collar—he struggled violently to get away, but I gave him in charge.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-98" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-98" type="given" value="DENNIS"/>DENNIS KENNEDAY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 710). The prisoner was given into my custody by the prosecutor—a bystander picked the handkerchief from the ground and gave it to me—the prisoner said, "Why should I steal the handkerchief? I have money in my pocket"—he had 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver, and 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—I also found a pair of plyers on him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The gentleman's handkerchief was hanging three parts out of his pocket; I touched it and it fell out, and he caught hold of me and gave me in charge. He said he had lost several handkerchiefs, and he would go as far as the law would allow him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-942-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi>**
<hi rend="italic">He further</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to a previous conviction, is November</hi>, 1860.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-942-18671028 t18671028-942-punishment-17"/>Seven years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>943.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM BURNS</hi> (23)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18671028-943-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="robbery"/>, Robbery, with violence, on
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-943-offence-1 t18671028-name-100"/>Thomas Duggan</persName>, and stealing 10
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-101" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-101" type="surname" value="WATSON"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-101" type="given" value="STEPHEN"/>STEPHEN WATSON.</persName> </hi> I live at 125, Whitfield Street, Tottenham Court Road—on Saturday night, the 5th October, about half-past five, I was working in the brewery; I heard a man screaming out "Murder! "—I went to the window to see what it was, and saw the prisoner and a man both down in the gutter; the prisoner said to the man, "Give me the coin that you have in your hand"—he refused giving it, and both got up—the prisoner knocked him down again in the gutter; a young man came along, and held him till the policeman came—I saw him given into custody could not get out—the prisoner was the worse for liquor.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-102" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-102" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-102" type="given" value="SUSANNAH"/>SUSANNAH DAVIS.</persName> </hi> I am the wife of George Davis, of 7, Bainbridge Street—about half-past five on the 5th October I heard a cry of "Murder!"—I looked out of the window and saw the prisoner and another man wrestling together in the gutter—the man was bleeding very much be was underneath the prisoner, who was trying to wrestle something out of his hand, trying to open his hand—he struck him several times, and after
<lb/>wards I saw half a sovereign picked up from the gutter near where the struggle took place.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-103" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-103" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-103" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT HILLS.</persName> </hi> I was in the brewery on this evening, and heard a cry of "Murder! "two or three times—I ran to the window and saw the prosecutor lying in the gutter, and the prisoner on top of him—he said, "Give me that coin; give me that bit of coin out of your hand"—the man did not release it, and the prisoner wrenched his hand open with his two hands, and then I saw him feeling about in the gutter for half a minute or better—whether he got anything or not I can't say—the prosecutor got up and was knocked backwards into the road—he was tipsy.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-104" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-104" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-104" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS DUGGAN.</persName> </hi> I live at 8, Huntley Street, Tottenham Court Road—I was rather drunk on this night—I did not know what I was about; all I know is, that the foreman gave me half a sovereign to pay my club, and</p>
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<p>I had another half-sovereign also—I went for a certain purpose to a place in New Oxford Street—I felt some one catch hold of me, and that is all I know—when I came to myself all my money was gone, and I was locked up all night in the station-house—I beg for mercy for the prisoner—he has a wife and child, and if I had not been in liquor he would not have been here.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I was returning home, and saw the prosecutor tailing against a wall, drunk. He beckoned me to him, opened his hand, was showed me half a sovereign, and asked me to have something to drink. I liked him where he lived, but he could not tell me. I could not get away from him, and I shoved him, and he, being tipsy, fell down. He held that hold of my coat; I tried to get it out of his hand, and had to pull him up with me. When I got up he fell down again, because he was not able to stand. I did hit him for tearing my coat, but I am innocent of the robbery.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">The following prisoners Pleaded</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>:—</p>
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<p>945.
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<p>946.
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he merely said, "I am a foreigner"—I detained him till a constable came.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
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<hi rend="italic">Detective Policeman M</hi>). I was called by a railway constable, and took the prisoner outside the station—he had a brown paper parcel, which he appeared ashamed of—it contained a dirty shirt and three paper collars.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I thought the bag did not belong to anybody, or else I would not have taken it. I was watching under the portico, think
<lb/>ing somebody might come and claim it.</p>
<p>
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<p>958.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-958-offence-1 t18671028-name-134"/>Flora May</persName>, in her dwelling house.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. W. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner stated that he wished to retract his plea and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEAD GUILTY</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">upon which the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">directed a verdict of</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., of
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<interp inst="t18671028-960-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-960-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, Stealing one handkerchief of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-139" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH WELCH.</persName> </hi> I live at 206, High Holborn—on 30th September, about three p.m., I was going over Blackfriars Bridge—I turned to look at the machinery, and felt some one pushing against me—I felt in my pockets, missed my handkerchief, and saw the prisoner putting it in to his pocket—I went after him, took it from him, and gave him in custody—he said that he had done it from want.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-140" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JONES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 489). The prisoner was given into my custody.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOORSOM</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Detective Constable</hi>). On Saturday night, 5th, October, about twelve o'clock, I was in Blackwall, at a waste piece of ground about twelve yards from my residence, between the City Canal and the West India Dock—I had a loin of lamb under my arm—I turned aside to relieve myself, and four or five men came up to me—the prisoner is one of them—"he said, "We saw you; what were you doing with that woman? "—I made no insurer, but attempted to pass on—the prisoner said, "No, we are not going to let you go like that; what are you going to give us? "—he then took bold of my parcel—I seized him—he struck me in the face with his fat, knocked me down, and took the meat from me, but I afterwards picked it op—I went after him and seized him, but he got away—I ran after him and seized him again—his companion knocked me down and kicked me—I followed them to the Eastern Gate, where one of our watchmen is stationed—I then seized the prisoner, and called for assistance—Montague, a watchman, who is not here, came and assisted me to drag the prisoner in it the gate—he locked the gate, and the prisoner was given in custody—there was no woman near me, and I was within ten years of my own resi
<lb/>lience—I was kicked all over my body, which was very much contused, and then (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is my hat, which is spoiled—I was disabled, and could not go to business next day—I could not get up—I understand that a drover Bitted Windsor came to my assistance, but I did not see him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were there any women about there?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not see any—there are a great many women about the docks at tide-time—my trousers were undone when the prisoner spoke to me, I had just turned away from the fence—the lamb was in paper—I cannot say whether the prisoner received very serious injuries—he said that he had been suffering from a chronic wound in the neck—I do not know that it burst open—I did not strike him—I did not see his neck bleeding—I was knocked down, and the prisoner fell with me—I saw the lamb on the ground at that time—I picked it up—they might have taken it away if they felt disposed.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant</hi>). On Saturday night, 5th October, I was on duty near the City Canal bridge and heard cries of "Help! "—I went to the spot and saw the prisoner and Douglas struggling—I called to the watchman to open the gate, went inside, and said, "I will take the man; what has he done? "—he said, in the prisoner's presence, "Assaulted me and stolen a piece of meat"—the prisoner made no reply, but referred me to a wound in his neck and wanted to" make me believe it was bleeding—Douglas's face was smothered with blood from a wound on his nose, and the prisoner's trousers had blood on them—I saw Windsor, who said, "That is the man who assaulted the gentleman, and I struck him with my fist, and he struck me with his fist with all his might"—I took the prisoner through the dock and out at the other end, and with assistance took him to the station—I saw several other men outside the gates.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did the prisoner appear to have been drinking?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoner's Statement before the Magistrate</hi>:—"I was passing with two more, and saw the gentleman having connection with some woman. I said, "That won't do."He said, "What is that to you? "and struck me, We went on; I met him again; he caught hold of me near the gate and pulled me in."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's father gave him a good character.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-148" type="given" value="ADELAIDE"/>ADELAIDE HARRIS.</persName> </hi> I keep a cigar shop at 70, St. George's Street Wapping—on 4th October, about 7.30, I locked tip my shop and put the gas out; everything was in order, and there was no hole in the roof—abort 12.30 I heard something, and went to the shop with my brother, unlocked the front door, which was double locked and padlocked, and found the gas burning, and the roof broken through—I missed some cigars, tobacco, purses, and pipes, and about 30
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the value altogether was about 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—the prisoner was in my shop the evening before, between eight and nine o'clock; he bought half an ounce of tobacco.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-149" type="given" value="HONORA"/>HONORA DOHERTY.</persName> </hi> I, am single, and live at 33, Brunswick Street, Wapping—on 4th October, about 12.30, I was leaving the Blue Ancher public-house, which is about two minutes' walk from the last witness shop, and saw the prisoner standing at the door; about ten minutes after
<lb/>wards I went by the door again, and he was fiddling at the lock; he then crossed the road, and I informed a man named Pellatt, and went to the Blue Anchor and spoke to Bate, the waiter—I have no doubt the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-150" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BATE.</persName> </hi> I am manager of the Blue Anchor public-house—I knew the prisoner—I served him with something to drink at eight o'clock tint night—I went to the door at nine o'clock and saw him loitering about, aid also twice afterwards up to half-past twelve—I was two doors from Mrs. Harris's—the last witness gave me information, and I saw the pri
<lb/>soner cross the road from the cigar shop—I stopped him, and told a con
<lb/>stable what I had seen.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-151" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-151" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-151" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN PAYNE.</persName> </hi> I am waiter of the Blue Anchor—on 5th October, a little after midnight, I went with Bate, and saw the prisoner cross the road—he said, "It
<hi rend="italic">ain't</hi> me, sir; it
<hi rend="italic">ain't</hi> me"—I held him till a policeman came—I told him he had been housebreaking, and he said, "It is not me"—that was after the policeman had him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-152" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-152" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-152" type="surname" value="COOPER"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-152" type="given" value="ABRAHAM"/>ABRAHAM COOPER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 27
<hi rend="italic">H</hi>). I saw the waiter following the prisoner, and just before I got up he got hold of him, and told me he hid been attempting to break into Mrs. Harris's house—two other witnesses said they had seen him fiddling with the lock, and he was given into my custody—I took him back to the shop, examined the lock, and food everything correct—a man named Pollock was there—I took the prisoner to the station, and asked him what he was loitering about for, and where</p>
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<p>he was lodging—he said, "Whitechapel Road"—I said, "Where? "—he said, "Kate Street"—I said, "You can get into Kate Street at any time"—he said, "I have not sufficient to pay my lodging by twopence"—I searched him and found money on him—I said, "I thought you had not sufficient to pay your lodging"—he said, "It is not my money, it it my wife's"—I then went to Mrs. Harris's, went on the roof, and found it broken into—the, tiles were removed, and the ceiling broken through; the rope was in the room, and the shop disordered—I passed over to No, 71, next door, and found some tiles removed and this bundle on the roof, and on the roof of No. 72 the till out of Mrs. Harris's shop—the house is in the parish of St. John, Wapping.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-153" type="surname" value="BLACKWELL"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-153" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BLACKWELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 4
<hi rend="italic">H</hi>). I went on to the roof of Mrs. Harris's shop at a little after midnight, and saw that it had been broken into—I found on the roof of No. 73 4lb, of tobacco, twenty-six parses, tad some pipes, tied up in this handkerchief—the prosecutrix claimed them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-154" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-154" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-154" type="surname" value="HARRIS"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-154" type="given" value="ADELAIDE"/>ADELAIDE HARRIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I have not recovered all my pro
<lb/>perty, only some of the cigars, and those are spoiled, and none of the money—this rope was not in my shop the night before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I know nothing at all about it.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM MUNROE</hi> (47)</persName>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-157" type="surname" value="HALFORD"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-157" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK HALFORD.</persName> </hi> I am an inmate of St. James's Workhouse—on Saturday evening, 5th October, the prisoner, who was an inmate, un
<lb/>dressed himself about half-past ten o'clock, came to my bedside, and took away my chamber-pot, and then he went to another man's bedside and took away his chamber
<lb/>pot, and then he came back to me again with'a chamberpot in his hand, and struck me on the head—he then dropped it on the floor, sad said, "You b----old s----I will smash you up, "struck me in the face with his fist, and gave me a black eye—I said if he was not quiet I would fetch the officer—he said, "Do nothing of the sort; I will settle it with you in the morning"—he then went to bed, and after he was in bed he wore that he would injure me—Lewis said, "You blackguard, you shall not do so; you shall not hit the old man any more"—the prisoner then threatened Lewis, and swore he would smash him up in a minute, and he went and struck him in the face as he lay in bed—Lewis jumped up, and they got fighting—I ran to fetch the officer, and met him on the stain he went up with me, and told the prisoner what he would do if he was not quiet, and we all went to bed—after we had been in bed a good bit the prisoner got up and said, "Iam b----if I will stop here to be murdered, and I will put on my boots and settle it with you early in the morning"—I got up and dressed, and Lewis did the same, upon which the prisoner jumped into bed with his clothes on, and there he lay for a considerable time, and after our chapel clock had struck twelve he jumped up and said, "I am b----if I do not do it now"—(I was lying on the edge of the bed)—he ran across the room and struck Lewis, who struck him again, and he fell between two beds—I ran and called the officer; I then ran up, had the first man I met was Lewis, who said, "Oh, he has stabbed me! "—he was bleeding very much, and holding a shirt to his tide—the officer came and took him to the sick ward, and then took the prisoner, who was sitting on the side of his bed</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I had had a drop of drink.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> You were not the worse for liquor.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-158" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-158" type="surname" value="BRADLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-158" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT BRADLEY.</persName> </hi> I am porter at St. James's Workhouse—abort 10.20 on this night Halford complained to me—I went up and saw the prisoner in his shirt, in a very excited state, quarrelling with Halford—I desired them to go to bed, which they did, and I went to bed, but was called up again a little after twelve, and met Lewis on the stairs, bleeding; he said that he was stabbed—I sent for the doctor and the police, and gave the prisoner into custody—I asked him if he had a knife—he said, "No"—I pulled this knife out of his trousers pocket, with wet blood on it; the blade was freshly broken.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-159" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-159" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-159" type="surname" value="LEWIS"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-159" type="given" value="CHARLESS"/>CHARLESS LEWIS.</persName> </hi> I am an inmate of St. James's Workhouse—I was sitting on my bed—I had had no words with the prisoner, but he com
<lb/>menced abusing me, and called me every filthy expression his imagination could suggest—I told him I should not allow him to assault the old man (
<hi rend="italic">Halford</hi>), and remonstrated with him on his cowardly conduct—he struck me a violent blow on the mouth, and we had a struggle—he said, "I will cat you into cats' meat, and will smash out your brains and jump on you"—the officer came up and commanded us all to our beds—we returned to bed, and an hour afterwards the prisoner commenced the abuse again, and continued it for half an hour, declaring that he would injure me in every way he could think of—I made no answer—he ultimately sprang from his bed, saying, "I will do it now"—he attacked me and struck me on the cheek with a knife—I found a second blow coming, which I evaded, but received a slight scratch on the ear; we had a slight straggle together, and by the profusion of blood I perceived that I had received more wounds; I was all over blood—I found a wound on my chest just below my heart, and went down for assistance.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not you knock me down?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, during the struggle—I did not kick and beat you when you were down; I did not even think of kicking you—I had my shoes on—I struck you several times when you struck me—you were sober.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-160" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-160" type="surname" value="HINDS"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-160" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES HINDS.</persName> </hi> I am a surgeon, of 41, Great Marylebone Street—I attended Lewis, he had two wounds, one on the left side of his chest, about two inches below the apex of the heart, and a superficial wound on the left cheek, which had not penetrated—the first wound was dangerous; a knife would produce them—the rib had stopped the knife—he lost several ounces of blood—he is well now.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> How was my face?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You seemed to have received a blow on the eye—I am not aware that one of your teeth was knocked out—I saw no marks of kicks on you.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-963-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.</hi>
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<p>964.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DANIEL MAHONEY</hi> (17)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18671028-964-offence-1 t18671028-name-162"/>Edwin Charles Lindsey</persName>, and stealing from his person 3
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., his property.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HOUSTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18671028-name-163" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-163" type="surname" value="LINDSEY"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-163" type="given" value="EDWIN CHARLES"/>EDWIN CHARLES LINDSEY.</persName> </hi> I am a carman, of 52, Maria Street, Kings
<lb/>land Road—on 24th October, about nine p.m., I was in Commercial Street and was tripped up by three or four men—the prisoner is one, I saw him pick my money up off the pavement—I had 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., some in a purse and some loose; it was taken out of my left trousers pocket before I was forced on the ground—they ran away—I called, "Police! "and as soon as I got up an officer had the prisoner; I am sure he is lone of the men.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> You said you could not swear to any one?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I said I could not swear to your knocking me down, but I can swear you picked the money up—there was a gaslight—I had had a glass of ale, bat wag not intoxicated.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-164" type="surname" value="LEWIS"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-164" type="given" value="MARK"/>MARK LEWIS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 124
<hi rend="italic">H</hi> s). I heard a cry of "Police? "ran about twenty yards, and saw the prisoner rise from the ground where Lindsey was lying; he ran right into my arms—I found a florin, a shilling, a sixpence, and 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper in his trousers pocket—Lindsey charged him—he said that he knew nothing about it—it was quite light, being under a lamp—the others were bigger than the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">E. C. LINDSEY.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you any shillings?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe so, I know there was a florin, and I believe I had a sixpence—I had half
<lb/>pence.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, October</hi> 30
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1867.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Byles.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROSE MATTHEWS</hi> (21)</persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. RIBTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18671028-name-166" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-166" type="surname" value="SCHOLEFIELD"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-name-166" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY SCHOLEFIELD.</persName> </hi> I reside at 21, Lawford Road—in August last the prisoner was in my service as general servant, and had been so for three months and a fortnight—when she had been with me about a month she wig ill one evening, and after she had gone to bed I went up to her, and told her I was afraid she was in trouble, and if she would confide in me I would be a friend to her through it—she assured me it was not so, and said all her family were very peculiar figures in that way—I said this to her inconsequence of what I had observed about her figure—on Tuesday, 13th August, at half-past eleven at night, I heard her coming down stairs, and I went out to ask her what the matter was—she said she had the diarrhoea—about two o'clock the same morning my sister, who slept in the same room, came and made a communication to me, in consequence of which I went out of my room and met the prisoner coming down stairs—I said, "What is the matter? "—she said she was suffering great pain in her chest—she went down stairs—I waited until she came up, and I asked her again what made her ill—she said she had eaten too plentifully of some Orleans plum pudding that we had had for dinner—she seemed much about the same at that time—I went to her about a quarter of an hour afterwards to ask her how she was—she said she was very much better, and that she should not require me to order anything for her then—about three o'clock I heard her go down stairs again, and I went down and saw her coming out of the scullery—I then noticed that her hands and arms and the front of her dress were covered with blood—I again asked her what the matter was—she said she had been violently sick, and had brought up the blood—I then told her to go up and lie down on the bed, and I went out of the house to look for a policeman—about half an hour afterwards I sent for Dr. Woolley—he came about half-past four.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had the prisoner been in service before she came to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—the first time I was disturbed was about half-past eleven—she went up stairs then and went to bed—the next time I was dis
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<p>again in about ten minutes or a quarter of an hour—I waited for her at my bedroom door—she said then she was ill—I heard her again at three—I did not know when she went down, but I heard a door go down stairs about three—she slept in the room above me.</p>
<p>
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<lb/>ford Road, Kentish Town, about a quarter-past four in the morning—I went there and saw the prisoner in the first-floor back room—she was called of from the kitchen—I asked her if she had been ill—she said she had, she had been suffering from diarrhoea and sickness, and had suffered great pain—I ordered her to be put to bed—I then examined her, and was convinced that she had been recently delivered of a child—I said to her, "You hare had a child, have you not? "—she said, "Yes"—I asked where it was—she said, "In the coal-cellar"—I asked her if it cried—she said, "No"—I then went into the coal-cellar and found a baby in the corner, covered up with coal-dust—it was an ordinary coal-cellar, about ten feet square, under the area steps—after cleaning away the coal-dust I examined the body of the child—I judged that it had been dead a few hours, possibly two or three hours—I have no doubt but it had breathed—I made a
<hi rend="italic">post-mortem</hi> examination the same evening—there was no bruise or anything tobe seen externally; on the left side of the neck was a large wound extending through the skin, the muscles, and the blood vessels; it cut through all the parts except a little skin and muscle on the right side—the body weighed six pounds and five ounces, and measured twenty and a half inches, is length—the umbilical cord was torn about five inches from the body, not tied—the body had not been washed—I made an internal examination, and found a bruise on the top of the head, and below the scalp a portion of effused blood—the general appearance of the head and the whole body ill healthy—in my opinion the wound in the neck was the cause of death—it would produce immediate death by the loss of blood.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was there much coal in the cellar?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, a very small quantity—the body was covered over with coal-dust, perhaps a few hatfuls, such a quantity as might be raised in a shovel, a hatful, Mt perhaps more—I believe the child had breathed—I have every reason to believe it was born alive; the lungs were inflated—it is quite possible that a child may breathe before it is separated from the body of the mother; that would account for the inflation of the lungs, but when wholly separated from the mother it might not have been alive—if the gash on the throat was inflicted immediately after death I suppose blood would still flow, although I have no experience in such cases—the blood would not flow a. the same way from a dead child as from a living one; if it was dead only a few moments, the blood would flow quite differently—I have had a good deal of experience in these matters—I believe this was the prisoner's first child, but I do not know—women do not always calculate the time they are about to be delivered, and when the pains come on they sometimes mistake them for a desire to go to the closet—I have read of cases of delivery in the watercloset—I have not bad such a case, but I have had cases where ladies have been delivered in the room while standing, and the child has fallen to the ground; sometimes the head of the child might be slightly damaged—if the child fell in that way the cord would usually be torn—cannot imagine that this wound on the neck was one cut—the head was nearly severed from the body—my impression of the prisoner was that she was of weak intellect—it is within my experience that coincident with the pains of labour there is certain mental disturbance—in the case of</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What are your reasons for saying that the child was born alive?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The natural size of the child, and the inflation of the longs; I believe it had breathed—I hare not seen the prisoner since, nor had I seen her before.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y</hi> 69). On Wednesday, 14th August, about half-past seven in the morning, I was sent to 21, Lawford Road—I saw Dr. Woolley there—he took me down into the front coal-hole, and showed me the child, with its head nearly cat from its body—I saw the prisoner up stairs in bed after the doctor left—ehe said, "Are yon going to stop with me? "—I said, "I am; this is a bad job"—she said, "Yes, I did not know what to do with it"—I found this knife in the knife-drawer in consequence of what Mrs. Scholefield said tome—I examined the prisoner's boxes and found this dress smothered in blood—I found no baby linen.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I asked the prisoner what she did it with—she said, "With one to the small knives"—she said, "It is in the knife-box, on the left-hand side"—I made a communication to the constable.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">DR. WOOLLEY.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What were the parts of the child's throat that were cut through?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The jugular vein, the carotid arteries, the windpipe, the larynx, and the spine—it could not have lived an instant after such a wound—I cannot tell what the presentation was in this case; it is usually a head presentation.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called the following Witnesses for the Defences:</hi></p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-170" type="given" value="JOHN ROWLAND"/>JOHN ROWLAND GIBSON.</persName> </hi> I am surgeon of Newgate—I have been in the habit of seeing the prisoner since she has been in the prison—I visited her daily, and examined her—she is very deaf, and has been so I believe from birth—I feel sure she has not heard anything that has been going on—I am of opinion that she is of weak intellect; her knowledge of language is extremely limited—if I was to address her as I should anyone it ordinary conversation, she would not understand me; I should have to adapt my language to her capacity—she would answer questions within for range, rationally; but she would be incompetent to answer many questions put to her that would require reasoning or knowledge; for instance, she has read her Bible, but she does not know the names of any of the books—she could not tell me that two and two would make four, or that a quarter of a thing would be the fourth of it—I had some conversation with her about the case—my opinion decidedly is, that she is below the average of mind—there is a sympathetic connection between the uterine organs and the brain—during conception and child-bearing, and afterwards, when giving milk, women 'are more susceptible of mental disturbance than at other periods—I think there is a great tendency to mental disturbance during delivery, and in the case of a person of weak intellect I think it might be increased; there would be less power of mental control and less appreciation of facts.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I presume you did not see her till she came into Newgate?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I certainly do not mean to say she is insane, or that she does not know right from wrong.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you say that, with respect to the whole of the time you have seen her?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I think so; I do not mean it to apply to the time when the wound was inflicted; I do not feel competent to give an opinion as to that.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">K</hi>). A little before three on the morning of the 13th September I heard cries of "Murder! "proceeding from the direction of 2, North Street—I went to the spot and saw the prisoner's mother; from what she communicated to me I went to No. 2, Somerford Street, and in a front room there I found a woman lying on the bed with a long large wound in her neck—I sent for a doctor—I left her in charge of a brother officer, and went to No. 2, North Street, where I found the prisoner—it is only five or ten yards from one house to the other—I told him I should take him into custody for cutting his wife's throat—ihe made no reply—we walked about 100 or 150 yards, when he said, "Don't knock me about, I shall give you the knife that I have done it with"—he then put his hand into his right-hand trousers pocket, took oat this knife, and gave it to another constable—I said, "What was it made you do it? "—he said, "So would you if you found your wife with another man"—I took him to the station, and charged him—he made no reply—the knife was closed when he gave it to me—there was no blood on it—I afterwards went to the front room in North Street, and found several spots of blood on the floor leading from the side of the bed towards the door-there was none on the bed—the blood appeared quite fresh—there was</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-176" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN BISHOP.</persName> </hi> I am the prisoner's wife; on Friday morning, the 13th September, between two and three o'clock, I was in my bedroom—my husband went up stairs before me—he had come home before me—I went up stairs with the baby in my arms, and found him sitting on the side of the bed, taking his boots off as I thought—my sister-in-law came into the room—I afterwards bid her "good night, "and she went down stairs—I was going to put the baby into the bed and then undress myself—my husband was sitting on the side of the bed at the time—there was a light b the room—I did not say anything to him that I recollect—I did not see him raise his hand at all—the first thing I felt was something come across my throat—I had not laid down, I was sideways on the bed like—the light was still burning on the wash hand basin near the foot of the bed—I was quite awake, when I felt something across my throat—I did not see any
<lb/>thing at that time—I could not see for a moment, and when I did see I saw the blood trickling down—I only felt what I have described; once I took my baby in my arms and pressed it up to my neck, and went to the window and cried "Murder! "—the baby is just on eight months old—it was dressed in short clothes—I saw my husband go down stairs—I flew down stairs quickly, and went to my mother-in-law's house—I carried the child all the way in my arms as I have described—the blood dropped on the baby all the way—I was in my mother-in-law's house about twenty minutes before I went to the hospital—I left the hospital three weeks yesterday—I am quite well now, and I hope you will have mercy upon him—this is his knife, sometimes his and sometimes mine—I go out with cats' meat and use it for the purpose of cutting the skewers—my husband had it that night.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How many children have you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Three; one is five, one will be three next month, and my baby is eight months—my husband had been out with me that day along with me and my meat—we were all together, and had been merry-making up at my sister's—he was at home I dare say about five or ten minutes before I went home—we had been singing and dancing at my mother-in-law's—we had something to drink, some gin and half-and-half—I dare say we had been drinking since eight o'clock at night—we took two gallons of beer with us, and I dare say it lasted till two or three o'clock in the morning—there were seven of oft to drink it—we had not any more at my mother's—he did not take any home—he had had quite enough; I mean too much—he is not in the habit of taking spirits, it always flies to his head—he has behaved well to me when he keeps sober, but when he gets a little drop he is quite out of his mind.</p>
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<interp inst="t18671028-name-177" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK MCKENZIE.</persName> </hi> I was house surgeon to the London Hospital. when the last witness was brought there, between three and four on the morning of the 13th September—I examined her throat, and found a wound from left to right, extending about five inches in length, about three
<lb/>quarters of an inch deep, and gaping to the extent of three inches—an instrument like this knife would produce such a wound.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How large was the wound?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was about two inches above the clavicle—there was nothing to prevent it going deeper—there is no bone there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I don't remember going home at all to my house that night. I did not know anything about what had been done. I remember me and my wife being out together along with some friends,</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT.</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, October</hi> 30
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1867.
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Keeting.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor.
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<hi rend="italic">He was again charged on twelve other indictments with embezzlement, on which</hi>
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<interp inst="def1-969-18671028" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ROWLEY</hi> (56)</persName> and
<persName id="def2-969-18671028" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-969-18671028" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-969-18671028" type="age" value="18"/>
<interp inst="def2-969-18671028" type="surname" value="ROPER"/>
<interp inst="def2-969-18671028" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ROPER</hi> (18)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18671028-969-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18671028-969-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"