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<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>ALLEN, MAYOR.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-1" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>JAMES DROVER BARNETT</persName> </p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-2" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>ALEXANDER BUCKLER</persName>,</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-3" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>EDWARD T. E. BESLEY</persName>, ESQ.,</p>
<p>Law Publishers to the Queen's Most excellent Majesty.</p>
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<p>On the Queen's Commission of</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, July 6th,1868, and following days,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE THE RIGHT HON</hi>.
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM FERNELEY ALLEN, LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; The Hon. Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM BOVILL</hi>. Knt, Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN MUSGROVE</hi>. Bart.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">DAVID SALOMONS</hi>. Esq., M.P., Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT WALTER CARDEN</hi>. Knt, Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM ANDERSON ROSE</hi>. Knt, Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS GABRIEL</hi>. Bart, Aldermen of the said City; The Right Hon.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUSSELL GURNEY</hi>. Q.C., M.P., Recorder of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-4" type="given" value="JAMES CLARKE"/>JAMES CLARKE LAWRENCE</persName> </hi>. Esq.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOSEPH CAUSTON</hi>. Esq., and
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS SCAMBLER OWDEN</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>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-5" type="given" value="DAVID HENRY"/>DAVID HENRY STONE</persName> </hi>. Esq., Alderman</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM MC ARTHUR</hi>. Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">sheriffs</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-6" type="given" value="SEPTIMUS"/>SEPTIMUS DAVIDSON</persName> </hi>. Esq.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES MILLS ROCHE</hi>. Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-sheriffs</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ALLEN, MAYOR. NINTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star (*) denote that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars (**) that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk (†) that they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLOTTE STAGG</hi> (20)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. F. H. LEWIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-8" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES WOODBRIDGE</persName> </hi>. I am a solicitor, at Uxbridge, and clerk to the Magistrates there—I was present at the hearing of a summons against George Stevens, at the instance of the prisoner—I produce the information, and this is the summons—he hearing took place on 30th March, at Uxbridge, before Lieut-Colonel Greville and other Magistrate—the prisoner was sworn—I took a note of what she said—(
<hi rend="italic">This was statement by the prisoner that George Stevens was the father of her child, and in cross-examina
<lb/>tion she stated, "I went to Mrs. Baker and saw her alone—I did not say to Mrs. Baker that if she would not come to-day and swear she saw Stevens in bed with me I would swear that I saw stevens in bed with her"</hi>)—it was upon this statement the perjury was assigned—Mr. Gardener, the attorney for the defence cross-examined her, and cautioned her.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were there two adjournment?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and at the end the case was dismissed.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-9" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GARDENER</persName> </hi>. I am a solicitor, at Uxbridge—I was acting as the attorney for Stevens in this matter before the Magistrates—it was upon my cross-examination that the statement read was made—I impressed upon her the necessity for caution—I was particularly anxious to do so in order that she should not repeat it if she was willing to retract it, and that she might have a full opportunity to do so, I repeatedly cautioned her before I put the question—she adhered to the statement.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> By whom were you instructed, by Stevens or Mrs. Baker?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> On that occasion I appeared for Stevens—Stevens paid me—I had nothing to do with Mrs. Baker, she was a stranger to me until that morning—it was from her that I received the information to put the question—Stevens was in the employment of a Mr. Woodward.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-10" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH BAKER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of James Baker, a market gardener, of Arlington—the prisoner was formerly in my service—she left on the 24th December, 1866—at the time she was there a man named Stevens was in my service as Mr. Baker's groom—the prisoner called on me on a Friday evening in last March—I could not tell the day of the month, it was a fortnight and two days before the hearing—she said she had been to Bedford, and she thought as she was passing the house she would call in and see me and the children—I said, "Well Charlotte, how are you?"—she said, "Very well, thank you, ma'am; and while I am here, I may as well tell you that I have been to Mr. Woodward's to-day, to see George Stevens, he is the father of my child, and if he does not keep it by fair means he must by foul"—I said I knew nothing of the case—she said, "I know you don't, ma'am"—she then wished me good evening, and left—she came on the following Tuesday, and said, "I have come to ask you if you will come to Uxbridge and speak for me"—I said, "No; Mr. Baker would not allow me"—she said her lawyer told her that I should only have a few words to say in her case—I said I could not come, and she said, "If you do not come and swear that you saw George Stevens in my bed, I will swear I saw him in yours"—this was in the parlour—I directly took her into the kitchen where my two servants, Compton and Lane, were, and said, "What do you think this wicked girl says, that if I do not come and swear I saw George Stevens in her bed, she will swear she saw him in mine"—the prisoner said, "And so I will"—she repeated that twice over—she then walked out—I heard nothing more of it till a summons camf from her for me to appear at Uxbridge—I went there—I saw Mr. Gardener, and made a statement to him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When the prisoner first came, did she ask you to give her a character?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I have stated all she said, as well as I can recollect—I said before the Magistrates that she used the words "So help me God"—she did so—she said that in the kitchen—I omitted those words to-day—the prisoner was in a very great passion, very excited—I was subpoenaed before the Magistrates on behalf of the prisoner—I don't think I was asked any questions by her solicitors as to whether Stevens had been in my bed—I can't recollect what was asked me—I was asked whether I had ever seen Stevens coming out of the prisoner's bed-room and whether I had ever told anybody so: that was all.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-11" type="given" value="BRIDGET"/>BRIDGET LANE</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Denis Lane, of Arlington—I was in Mrs. Baker's service in March last—Caroline Compton was my fellow
<lb/>servant there—I remember the prisoner coming there in March, on a Tuesday; I can't exactly tell the day of the month—she went into the parlor with Mrs. Baker; the other servant showed her in—after some time, they both came out together in great confusion—she said to Mrs. Baker, "If you don't come and speak to my character, I will swear that George Stevens was in bed with you, and so he was"—I was standing at the wash
<lb/>house door, not many steps from the parlor door—I did not understand what my mistress said—she was speaking to the other servant, who was about three or four steps from me, and close to Mrs. Baker—the prisoner was by the kitchen door, going out.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who spoke first, "Mrs. Baker, or the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Mrs. Baker—she told the other servant what the prisoner said in the parlor, but I did not hear that; then the prisoner said this.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-12" type="given" value="CAROLINE"/>CAROLINE COMPTON</persName> </hi>. I was servant to Mrs. Baker in March last—I know the prisoner—I saw her at Mrs. Baker's first on the Friday evening; I don't know the date—I was there when she came again on the following Tuesday—she asked to see Mrs. Baker privately—Mrs. Baker contented, and they went into the parlor together—about three minutes afterwards, Mrs. Baker returned into the kitchen with the prisoner, and said to me, "What do you think of this worthless wretch? she says if I do not go to Bedford, and say I saw George Stevens in bed with her, so help her God! she will say she saw him in my bed"—and the prisoner said, "And so I will," and repeated it twice—when she came on the Friday morning, she said she had been to Bedford, and she did not like to pass the door without calling to see how Mrs. Baker and the children were—Mrs. Baker asked how she was getting on—she said, "Not very well; I have been over to Bedford to see George Stevens, he is the father of my child; if he does not pay for it by fair means, he shall by foul"—Mrs. Baker said, "I know nothing of that—she said, "I know you don't, ma'am"—I was making pastry when they came into the kitchen.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When did Mrs. Baker speak to you again about this alleged conversation?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I don't know that she mentioned it at all again—she did not speak to me at all before I went before the Magistrate—I did not hear Mrs. Baker examined.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-15" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SHEEN</persName> </hi>. I am residing at the St. George's Hotel, Aldersgate Street—on 24th June, between 11.0 and 12.0, I was in Bishopagate Street—I had a watch and chain with me—I met a man and woman—the man addressed me, and then made a snatch at my chain, took my watch out of my pocket, and ran away—I ran after him, and lost sight of him a few minutes—after that I saw a constable bringing a man back, and I charged him at the station—the man ran in the direction of the City, from Bishops
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<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 58). On 24th June, a little before 12.0, I was in Britannia Place, Bishopagate Street, and saw the prisoner running—the prosecutor was following ten or twelve yards behind, calling out, "Stop thief!" and "Stop him!"—I pursued the prisoner, and took him at the lower end of Britannia Place—there is no outlet there after 10 o'clock—the prosecutor charged him with stealing his gold watch and chain—he said he was innocent, and asked the prisoner not to charge him, as he was a hard-working man—he was running from the direction of Bishopsgate Street.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Was I running when you took hold of me?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No, you had got to the extent that you could go—the door was closed, and you could not get through.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 853). In consequence of hearing of this watch being stolen, I went to Swan Yard, on the morning of 25th June—that</p>
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<p>is joining Britannia Place—I found this watch and chain in Swan Yard—it could have been thrown there from Britannia Place.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). This is my watch and chain.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I had been at work till 10 o'clock, and went out for an hour, and on returning home I walked down Britannia Place. I walked sharp, and a policeman came running down and caught hold of me. The prosecutor said he had lost his watch. I said I knew nothing of it, and I hoped he would not prosecute me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT THURLOW</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were there any other persons running at this time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; none about but the prisoner and prosecutor—there was no one else in Britannia Place—I was standing there, and the prisoner ran past me.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-22" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES THOMAS</persName> </hi>. I live at 27, Anchor Alley, St. George's—on 20th June, about 2 o'clock in the morning, I was in Red Lion Alley alone—I had been drinking a little, but was not drunk—I met the two prisoners and another woman—one of them said, "Now let him have it"—upon that, Calman struck me two violent blows in the face, and I was on the ground in a moment—I put my hand to my watch, and kept that from going—the chain broke off—I thought at first my watch was gone, but afterwards found it was only my chain—I saw Calman afterwards, and identified him—I had seen him before—he only lived in the next street to me—I never talked to him in my life.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What time was this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Between 1.0 and 2.0—I was not drunk—I had been on business to Islington—I had been to three or four public-houses—I won't swear it was not more—I had a glass of cooper at the first—I was about an hour there—at the second about two minutes—I had half-a-quartern of gin at the third—I had my senses perfectly about me—I told the officer I did not know what I had lost; I believed my watch and chain, and some money—I did not say I had lost 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. and a gold watch and chain—the constable found 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in my pocket, and said, "You cannot have lost that, it is in your pocket"—he also found my watch—the prisoner said, "Thank God you have found the watch and the money, or I might have been charged with taking that."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 460). On the morning of 20th June, I was in Red Lion Street, and saw the prisoners Calman and Newlan, and another woman following the prosecutor—I told them to go away—I fol
<lb/>lowed them up Red Lion Court—I heard one of the women say, "Now let him have it"—Calman then struck him two violent blows in the face, and knocked him down—I ran after him—he ran into a house, ran up to the top room, and locked himself in—when the door was opened, he was lying on the bed—I told him to get up, and put his jersey on that he wore when he knocked the man down—I could not find it—I took him into custody—I am sure the female prisoner is one of the women who were with him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you first saw the prisoners and prosecutor, where were they?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They were talking together—the prosecutor wanted to get away from them—the prosecutor was not exactly sober; he knew what he was about.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The man had on a jersey, had he?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, such as sailors wear—I found it after I had locked him up.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-24" type="given" value="DONALD"/>DONALD MC KAY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 275). On 20th June I went into a house in Red Lion Court, between 4.0 and 5.0 in the morning; and, in a room pointed out to me, I found a jersey—I took it to the station—I then asked the prisoner where his jersey was—he said he never had one—I then showed this to him, and he said it was his—I asked him where he had left it, and he said where he was taken into custody—I said, "That is not where you live"—he said, "No, I live in 2, Salter's Alley."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had the prosecutor been drinking?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He had been—he seemed to know what he was about—I heard that he was found a sleep on a door-step before this.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-25" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD GAMBLE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 49). About 2.15 on the morning of the 20th, the prisoner were brought to the station—I asked what the charge was, and the constable said the man had lost his watch and chain—I said to the prosecutor, "In which pocket was your watch?"—he showed me the left-hand pocket—I put my fingers in and pulled out the watch—I said, "You can't have lost your watch, because it is here, and the bow of the chain is attached to the watch still—he then said he had some money about him, and had lost 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I found 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in his left-hand coat pocket—I then took the charge of stealing the chain—I found a silver chain in the prosecutor's waistcoat pocket: it was a gold chain that was lost.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-26" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES THOMAS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). The value of the chain was 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I have not seen it since.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-571-offence-1 t18680706-name-28"/>Charles Thomas</persName> </rs>, to which he
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<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi> </rs>.—
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<hi rend="italic">Six Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>:</p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-572-offence-1 t18680706-name-30"/>Henry Vyse</persName> and others, with intent to defraud.—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Six Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.
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<interp inst="t18680706-572-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., the monies of Robert Procter, his master.—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.
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<interp inst="t18680706-573-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>[Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE LARRARD</hi> (45)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18680706-574-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, to stealing 88 lbs. of beef, the property of
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">RICHARD FURNIVAL</hi> (38)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18680706-575-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="mail"/>, to stealing money and postage stamps out of a post letter, the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-575-offence-1 t18680706-name-35"/>Her Majesty's Postmaster-General</persName>.—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<interp inst="t18680706-576-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, to five indictments for forging receipts for 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 17
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., the monies of
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-578-offence-1 t18680706-name-42"/>James Dickson</persName>, and stealing three table cloths and other articles—</rs>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">FURTHER PLEADED GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to a former conviction on</hi> 5
<hi rend="italic">th October</hi>, 1863.—**
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<hi rend="italic">Seven Years'Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">Nine Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.
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<interp inst="t18680706-579-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="concealingABirth"/>, to unlawfully endeavouring to conceal the birth of her child.—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Six Months' Im
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<hi rend="italic">Seven Years' Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">Seven Years' Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and 11
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-584-offence-1 t18680706-name-56"/>Abraham Hyams</persName>, his master.—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, July</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CRAUFURD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">appeared for Akers, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">for Bibbey</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. and a four penny-piece—before he had got off the step, I looked at the half-crown and found it was bad—I had put it in the till, but there was no other there—I went to put other money in, and saw it lying on the farthings—I broke it, put it into a piece of news
<lb/>paper, and afterwards gave it to a policeman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was in the till?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Shillings, sixpences, fourpences, and three pences, but no half-crowns, because we always clear the till after 1 o'clock—the 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece was in a basin which holds nothing but farthings—there was a bad half-crown, but no 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">see next case</hi>) and paid me a half
<lb/>crown—I had no change, and went to my back door and sent for some—when I returned, Brown was still in the shop—I afterwards gave him his change, two sixpences, a shilling, and a fourpenny-piece, and he left.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who did you give the half-crown to?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> To Mrs. Ives, and it was brought back to me by her two hours afterwards; it was bad—I gave it to the policeman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you see Bibbey?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-65" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>ELIZA LAWSON</persName> </hi>. My husband Is a grocer, at Edmonton—on 30th April; between 3.0 and 5.0, Brown came in for a quarter of a pound of cheese, which came to 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he offered me a half-crown—I tested it, and told him it was bad—he took it away, and paid me with good money.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-66" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS MARRIOTT</persName> </hi>. I am a baker, of Edmonton—on 30th April, about 4 o'clock, my wife brought me a half-crown to change—I found it was bad ten minutes afterwards, and took it to the station—I did not go into my shop, but could see Akers' back—I recognize his clothing; he had a white slop—my wife is not here, she was confined on Tuesday, and is ill in bed; she is also in a consumption, and is very dangerously ill.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The Deposition of</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ANN MARRIOTT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">was here read</hi>: "I am the wife of Thomas Marriott, a baker, and reside at Edmonton. On 30th April, the prisoner Akers came into my shop and asked for a penny loaf. I served him. He gave me a half-crown; I took the half-crown to my husband, in the yard, and changed it and took back to the prisoner 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change."</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-67" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD PEPPER</persName> </hi>. I keep a beer-shop, in Water Lane, Edmonton, about a quarter of a mile from Mr. Marriott's—on 4th April, about 5.0 in the afternoon, Akers came in for some beer—he gave me a half-crown, and I gave him two sixpences, a shilling, a threepenny-piece, and a penny; one of the sixpences had a hole in it—I looked at the half-crown directly he left—I laid it on the corner of the table, as I had suspicions of it, and when I looked at it again I found it was bad—I went out, and saw Akers and the other two going down the road together—I sent a lad to the station for a policeman, and put another boy to watch in the lane—I gave the half-crown to Harse.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How far is Thomas Noble's house from yours?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Two miles.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-68" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN HARSE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y</hi> 309). I was called by Mr. Pepper, who pointed out the prisoners to me in Water Lane, half a mile ahead of me—they got across the fields and marshes, crossed the River Lea, got Into a boat, and went to Walthamstow—they saw me, and ran away—I Overtook them in Standard Lane, and took them in custody, and told them the charge—they said that they knew nothing about it—I found on Akers 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., in good money, and a duplicate; one sixpence had a hole in it—and on Bibbey 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and a knife—I received a bad half-crown, in pieces, from Georgiana Filsell, a half-crown from Lucy Plum, another from Marriott, and another from Pepper (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you examined before the Magistrate?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I stated there that they ran away across the marshes.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you let them know you were after them?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They were half a mile ahead of me, but I was in uniform,</p>
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<p>and they could see me approaching—they all ran together, and Bibbey jumped into a ditch—I did not shout or take out my staff.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-69" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These four half-crowns are bad—the two last are from one mould.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">They were both charged with having been previously convicted at this Court of a like offence, in April</hi>, 1867,
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<hi rend="italic">The evidence of the witnesses in the former case was read over to them, to which they assented</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">Eight Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and then took a look and gave me a florin—I bent it with my teeth, and Mr. Hogg gave it to the constable, and I gave him the half-crown from the top of the glass.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Was I in liquor?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. You did not seem so—I did not say anything about your having one finger off till after you were remanded—you flurried me so that I did not think of it at first—I did not say that it was three weeks ago.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Which finger has he lost?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not notice, but I think it is on the right hand; he had the florin in that hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Is it the first finger or the last?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I do not know, but I think it is the next to the little finger.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. How long was it from the time I gave your servant the half-crown till you saw me?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. A fortnight and three days.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 231). I took the prisoner on 13th June, and received these two half-crowns from Mrs. Hogg and Miss Standing—I found 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on him.</p>
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<lb/>man, and told him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 21/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. found on him, all good—Lincoln laid her purse down, it con
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., making 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., all good—Marshall ran out of the dock and was going to get the money—I tried to get him back, and he gave me a black eye, and kicked me on one hand.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did not he say "She is my wife?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police Constable</hi>). I took Marshall in the Harrow Road—he ran for 200 yards when Lincoln was taken—he had something white in his right hand, which he threw into his mouth, and immediately became black in the face, and down it went—he looked more like a dead man than a live one—when he got his breath he said, "You are a clever sort of a b——, what do you want me for!"—I took him to the station.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-86" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This broken shilling is bad—this florin is good.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-87" type="given" value="ANNIE"/>ANNIE MARSHALL</persName> </hi>. I am Lincoln's sister—I was present at her marriage to the male prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Then your name is not Annie Lincoln?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; her maiden name was Marshall, and her husband's name is Henry Rouse—I was one of the witnesses, and signed the certificate—it was in Haggenton Church, about three years ago last Easter (
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">produced a marriage cer
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>. Is this the person you saw married?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; she is my own sister.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MARSHALL</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and he left—I suspected the half-crown, and laid it aside—about a quarter of an hour afterwards, Emma Alford brought me a florin—I broke it, and found it was bad—I then examined the half-crown, and Broke that—I went into the bar, saw the prisoner, and said, "You have given this young lady a bad two-shilling-piece, and me a bad half-crown"—he said, "I am very sorry, I did not know I had"—he gave me a good half-crown, and ran off to the platform without taking his change—he was brought back, and laid his money on the counter, and was off again without receiving his change—I saw him take up the broken florin off the counter.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. What did you do with the half-crown?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I tested it, and put it in the till, apart from other money—it did not break, but I suspected it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Did not I lay down four half-crowns, and a half-sovereign?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Yes, after you came from the platform.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLERIDGE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was that at the time he gave you the good half-crown?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I took it to Jane Haines, and then he went down on the platform—Mr. Taylor brought him back—he then gave me another half-crown, and ran away—Mr. Taylor brought him back, and he then laid down the four half-crowns and half-sovereign—he took away the two pieces of the florin.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. now, and a Hammersmith ticket, so your story cannot be true; I shall detain you"—he heard me send for a policeman, and as soon as my back was turned he slipped off—I followed him, and saw him running as hard as he could, 300 or 400 yards from the station—I caught him, told him that was not the way to Hammersmith—he struck me a violent blow on the chest, and scratched my face—I threw him on his back—on the way to the station we heard something drop twice, but found nothing; presently we heard some
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I live at Shepherd's Bush, and I had a Shepherd's Bush ticket.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I can explain that: when you dropped the half-crown, a clerk who was with me struck a match, and the constable found it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman E</hi> 83). I took the prisoner, and received this half crown from Jane Haines—going to the station, I heard something drop—a match was struck, and Mr. Taylor picked up a good half-crown, and gave it to me—I searched the prisoner, and found nothing, but he produced a half-sovereign before the Magistrate which I had not found.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Was I the worse for drink?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. an hour, and received four half-crowns, a shilling, and 41/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. I got change for the florin in a tobacconist's shop.
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change—they stayed, and he had one pennyworth of tobacco—he afterwards had a pint of ale, and put down a bad crown—I went round the counter, placed my hand upon the door, and said that am I had had two or three of the same sort lately I should give him in charge—I saw him get the 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from Curtis—he said to her, "Where could we have got it from?"—she said, "We received it in change for a sovereign at Blackheath—I marked the crown, and gave it to the constable—I had seen Cook at the house before, but not with Curtis.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 918). I took the prisoners—they both said that they were not aware they had such coin about them—Newman gave me the half-crown (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—Curtis offered a good shilling at the Grapes for what they had had—I received this other bad half-crown from the female searcher, and this broken one from Mr. Southwark.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-99" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH BENDLE</persName> </hi>. I am searcher at Bishopsgate Station—I searched Curtis on 1st June, and found three half-crowns, a shilling, a florin, and two pence in a purse, in her gown pocket, and in an under skirt pocket this crown.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-100" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These two crowns are bad, and from the same mould—the half-crown is also bad.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SLEIGH</hi>,
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<hi rend="italic">the Jury were, by consent, discharged from giving any verdict; other indictments against the prisoner being ordered to stand over until the next-Session</hi> </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman N R</hi> 46). On Sunday morning, 7th June, about 5.40, I saw the two prisoners together in the Lansdowne Road—I saw Whitey throw this pair of boots over the wall—I took the prisoners into custody—on Whitey I found some keys, a stocking, which Mrs. Ripper identified, two duplicates, and a comb—I afterwards went to Whitey's lodgings, and found this other property, which the prosecutrix has identified—I found money on Stanton—the prosecutrix lost 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver, and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper; there is no mark on it.</p>
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<lb/>ney—about 4.30, on this Sunday morning, I saw Stanton half in and half out of a parlor window at my uncle's, where I lodge—he was pulling the trousers off my bed—I said, "Holloa!" and he dropped them—I did not see Whitey at that time—after I washed myself, I went out—I then saw Whitey outside Mrs. Rippin's window, and Stanton was handing him a parcel out of the parlor window—they cut down Sheep Lane—I thought it was my coat and waistcoat, and I ran after them, and when they got round the corner they chucked the parcel over a fence—it contained the property that Mrs. Ripper has identified—I knew the prisoners before by sight.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Whitey's Defence</hi>. They were brought to my house by Stanton, about 5.45; he asked if he might leave them there. He said he had found them. We went out together, and as he was showing them to me they gave us is charge.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Stanton's Defence</hi>. The things were thrown over into Whitey's yard.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-114" type="given" value="JOHN WILLIAM"/>JOHN WILLIAM SMITH</persName> </hi>. I am cashier at the London and County Bank, Knightsbridge branch—Mrs. Cox keeps an account there—on 23rd June, between 10 and 11 o'clock, the prisoner presented this cheque for payment—I saw at one that it was a forgery, and made a communication to Mr. Morris, and Mr. Cutter, the assistant manager—the cheque is now torn; it was entire when it was presented to me, and was for 25
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the prisoner was shown into the private room, and I left the matter in the hands of Mr. Cutter and Mr. Morris. (
<hi rend="italic">The cheque, being read, was dated</hi> "22
<hi rend="italic">nd June</hi>, 1868,"
<hi rend="italic">signed "Mrs. Cox," and endorsed, "Howell James</hi>.")</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-115" type="given" value="EDWIN CHARLES"/>EDWIN CHARLES MORRIS</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk at the Knightabridge branch of the London and County Bank—I saw the prisoner come into the manager's room—I was not present at the interview between him and Mr. Cutter—afterwards Mr. Cutter told me to accompany him to Howell & James', the place he said he came from, to clear up the matter—I proposed to go in a cab—the prisoner objected to ride, and I waked with him—when we reached Eagle Court, near the end of Piccadilly, he turned to the right; I went with him—we reached the end of the court, and ought to have turned to the right, but the prisoner suddenly darted off at full speed to the left—I chased him, and called out after him—there were three or four persons standing on the pavement, which rather impeded his progress, and they helped me to secure him—a policeman came up, and we conveyed him to Howell & James,—I saw the senior partner, and asked him, in the pri
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<lb/>livered to Mrs. Cox a cheque-book, numbered "S 15962"—all the cheques in that book would bear the same number—this cheque bears that number.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Would no other cheque book but that delivered to Mrs. Cox have that number?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I did not deliver the book to Mrs. Cox myself; I don't know who did—I should not under any circumstances pay a cheque signed "Mrs. Cox"—that is utterly irregular—the endorsement is also improper.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-116" type="given" value="EMILY"/>EMILY COX</persName> </hi>. I am at present residing at the Grosvenor Hotel, and have been for some months—I understand that the prisoner was a waiter there, but I do not recognize him—I keep an account at the London and County Bank, at Knightsbridge—I obtained a cheque-book from there in January last—these are the counterfoils—this cheque is not my writing, nor was it written by my authority—one of the cheques is missing from this book, counterfoil and all, torn from the end—there were fifty, and forty-nine only remain—I usually kept it in my bed-room in a box, locked up—when I wrote cheques I brought it down to my sitting-room—I do not deal at Howell & James'.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The number does not appear in the counterfoil?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I know this cheque come from that book by comparing the numbers of the cheques returned to me by the bank—I have not got them here—there</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman R</hi> 42). I was on duty in Piccadilly—I heard persons calling out, and I went and assisted to stop the prisoner—I then went on with him and Mr. Morris to Howell and James'—I searched him at the station, and in his pocket-book among other things I found this paper, with the name of Howell & James written upon it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant C R</hi> 1). I went with Mr. Morris and the prisoner to Howell & James'—I saw him snatch the cheque, and I struck him with my staff on the knuckles, which caused him to let go of it,</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-119" type="given" value="WALTER"/>WALTER HOLMES</persName> </hi>. I was in the police-force, but am superannuated, and am specially employed at the Grosvenor Hotel—the prisoner was a waiter there from 9th May to 23rd June—it would not be his duty during the day to be in that part of the house where Mrs. Cox's rooms are, but every other night after 8 o'clock, up to 12.0 or 12.30—his wages were 45
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. a year—he was paid monthly—he left on the 23rd, and was paid his wages.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose other waiters waited upon Mrs. Cox?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Certainly, there are a great many persons employed, but Mrs. Cox and her sister had a private room to themselves—one waiter attended to that part of the house up to 8.0 in the evening—one waiter has several rooms to attend to.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">of uttering.—
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<lb/>wards at the station, and recognized both.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Howard. Q.</hi> Did I throw your watch on the ground?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I don't know, I was almost insensible from the fall—I don't know whether you took it or not—I know you broke the chain, the swivel was broken—the glass was not broken.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant C</hi> 1). I received Cooper in charge, and took him to the station, and Howard was afterwards brought in—I told them the charge—Cooper said he knew nothing about it—Howard said, "All right"—I repeated the charge to him a second time, and he again said, "All right."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Howard's Defence</hi>. Be as merciful as you can.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cooper's Defence</hi>. I never used any violence.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">PETER LAMMERS</hi> (64)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-600-offence-1 t18680706-name-128"/>Isaac Greatbach</persName>.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-129" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-129" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-129" type="surname" value="PANNING"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-129" type="given" value="WILHELMINA"/>WILHELMINA PANNING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">interpreted</hi>). I am the wife of Johann Heinrich Panning—I did live at 30, Grove Street for a week, a year-and-a-half ago—in February, 1867, I brought an action in the County Court against Heinrich Dersen, and recovered 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I employed Lammers as my agent—I have not received any money from the Court—I never gave authority to either of the prisoners to receive the money for me—Nemia told me that Hersen had paid 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. into Court for me—she did not say she had received it; she told me that afterwards—she did not tell me she was going out of the country, but last year she made a voyage to Bremen; and when she came and told me about that, I said I wanted to go to Lammers and see about the affair—she hesitated a little, and then said, "Well, I must tell you I have fetched that money"—she then went to Bremen—I did not see Lammers again till last October, when I met him at a beer-shop in, White
<lb/>chapel—I asked him how it was about the money, for Nemia had told me she had fetched it—he told my husband and I to come to him next morning—we did so, and instead of taking us to the County Court to see about it, he took us to the house where Nemia lived, she having returned at that time—he asked us to remain outside whilst he went in—he came out and said he could not get anything—I said "Then I must go and apply somewhere else"—he said, "If you do that, I shall go and swear that you said you owed Nemia 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and that she kept the money for that"—being in service I did not see Lammers again till three or four weeks ago, when I saw him in the street; I spoke to him, but he would not be spoken to—I did not see him again—I went into the hospital after that, and when I came out Nemia had moved, and I could not find her.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Nemia</hi>. When I got the letter from the County Court I went with it to her house.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I never saw her with the letter.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Lammers</hi>. Did you engage me as an agent, or as an interpreter?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. As an agent, I gave my case into your hands—it is not true that I owed Nemia 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; on the contrary, she owed me some money.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-130" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-130" type="surname" value="GREATBACH"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-130" type="given" value="ISAAC"/>ISAAC GREATBACH</persName> </hi>. I am a clerk in the Whitechapel County Court, and reside at Epsom—I produce a precipe, a copy of the summons, and a plaint note—the precipe and the note are in Lammer's writing—I state that from the fact of having received many papers from him in the course of my duty—the amount claimed is 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for money lent, and 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. costs—I produce the record of the judgment, it was taken by consent, costs 9
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>, a fortnight instalments—both parties appeared—we did not know that the prisoner was a married woman—I produce a receipt for 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., one instalment, on 6th February; it is signed, "Wilhelmina Panning"—I can't say who signed it—I paid that 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. on the production of the plaint note; I should not have paid it without—the plaint note was destroyed when the last amount was paid out after being entered in the ledger—I find an entry here, on 13th February, of 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. paid to a person signing the same name; it was paid on the production of the plaint note and tho letter that had been sent out—we should not have paid it without: that letter has also</p>
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<p>been destroyed—the name of the plaintiff was signed in our cash book, and the money was paid out on that signature.</p>
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<persName id="t18680706-name-131" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-131" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-131" type="surname" value="DUNAWAY"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-131" type="given" value="PORTER WILLIAM"/>PORTER WILLIAM DUNAWAY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant H</hi> 11). I apprehended the prisoner—I saw Lammers in Great Prescott Street—I asked him if his name was Lammers—he said, "Yes"—I said, "I want to speak to you respecting getting some money from the Whitechapel County Court, a person named Nemia, living at 11, Elizabeth Street, St. George's-in-the-East, says you got the money out of the County Court—he said, "Nothing of the kind; I will go with you and see the woman"—I said, "That is what I want you to do, go with me; she is at Leman Street Police Station"—he said, "It was her that got it out; I saw her get it; I saw her sign her name and take it out"—I took him to Leman Street Station, where he again repeated, in her presence, that it was her that took it out, and that she signed her name—I said to him, "You have been employed as the interpreter or agent, you well knew she was signing her name falsely, that the money did not belong to her"—he then said he did not see her sign it, that she went into the office, and he was waiting outside, speaking to Mr. Wallis; that she came outside with the money in her hand, and she gave him 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; that he said, "You must give something to Mr. Wallis"; that she said, "How much?" he said, "5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.," and she gave Mr. Wallis 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—Wallis is one of the officers of the Court; I don't know what business he had to take anything—(
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GREATBACH</hi>. He had no business whatever to take anything.)</p>
<hi rend="italic">Lammers</hi>. Did I tell you that I was agent or interpreter?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. You told me you were the interpreter, and had received the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for what you did—I am positive you said you saw her sign it—you repeated it in the pre
<lb/>sence of the sergeant, as he was about taking the charge.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-132" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-132" type="given" value="BENJAMIN"/>BENJAMIN PRIPOR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant H</hi> 2) I heard Lammers state that he was present when Nemia took the money and signed the book at the County Court.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoners' Statements before the Magistrate were read as follows:</hi>—Ne
<lb/>mia says, "She says when she went to the hospital she did not know where I moved to; she knew all the while where I moved to; wishes to call Mrs. Hoyer, who does not answer." Lammers says, "Mrs. Panning and prisoner (Nemia) came to me and said, would I take out a summons for her; I said, 'Yes.' I took it out; she paid 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for it; I handed it to her. When the case was heard, I paid 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for the summons, which Panning gave me. The case was settled with 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a month to pay. Hersen did not pay it. She asked me to take out execution. We three went to the County Court, and took out execution, and I handed the plaint note to Panning, in presence of prisoner Some days after, Nemia met me, saying, 'Wallis has the money; it is paid into Court'. I said, 'I know it is, I was present when Wallis got it; you must go and tell her to come with the plaint note, and take the money.' I was speaking to Wallis in the passage. Nemia said, 'I can take the note.' I said, 'Well, there is the money office.' She went in, and came out with the money. I said, 'I want 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., give Wallis 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. too; Panning won't mind that.' I am innocent as a new-born child."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Nemia's Defence</hi>. She was in service, and could not get permission to get out, and she came and begged me, in the presence of Mrs. Hoyer, and in presence of the person where I lived, and Mr. Lammers also, to fetch the money for her. The letter which came from the County Court she had addressed to my place, so that I might get the money, and when I got it I showed it to her, and three days after I went with Lammers and fetched the</p>
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<p>money. I took her 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., out of which she paid me 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. which she owed me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Lammers repeated his statement, that he was only employed as an interpreter in the matter, and that he was not present when Nemia received the money, and did not see what the wrote</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-133" type="surname" value="HOYER"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-133" type="given" value="META"/>META HOYER</persName> </hi>. The prisoner Nemia lived for eighteen months in my house, and I never saw or heard anything wrong of her—her husband was at sea twelve months, and never left her any half-pay, or anything, but she always paid her rent properly—she showed me a letter that she had from Mrs. Panning to come and see her where she was in service, and for a week she came and lodged with Nemia at my house, and Nemia paid 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for her—I can't say when that was—it was a good while before Nemia went to Bremen—that was in August—I recollect a letter coming from the County Court, directed to Mrs. Panning, at Nemia's—Nemia took it to her—she afterwards came, and I heard her tell Nemia to go and fetch the money from the County Court—a gentleman brought a letter in the afternoon, to go next morning and receive the money, and next morning Mrs. Panning came and fetched her out of the house, and took her up to the County Court to receive the money, and she paid me 2
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. that same day—I know that Mrs. Panning owed her some money for a dress, besides the 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. for her week's lodging.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-600-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-600-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—>
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, July</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant</hi>.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-601-offence-1 t18680706-name-135"/>Thomas Hopkins</persName>, and stealing a watch, his property.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-136" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HOPKINS</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, of 10, Stanley Place, Fulham—on 22nd May, about 1 o'clock a.m., I was in King's Road, Chelsea—I had a silver watch in my waistcoat pocket attached to a chain—I had been drinking—three men attacked me, and one of them took my watch—we had a struggle and the prisoner and I fell together—the other two ran away—this is my watch (
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did the men come behind you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, in front—I do not know which of them took my watch—I was not knocked down before it was taken—it was rather dark—I thrust out my hand and seized the prisoner by the collar—he struggled violently—a policeman came up after the others had gone—I was then on the ground, and my watch had been taken four or five minutes—I had not been on the other side of the road, this was where I was first attacked—there was only one other person in the public-house, and that was a friend of mine—he left the public-house with me—I went along the Fulham Road, and he went the other way—I sung out "Murder!" and "Police!"—the other two tried to get the prisoner away when he was on the ground.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you seen the three men before they attacked you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not till they came close to me—the prisoner did not try to assist me, or to beat the others off.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-137" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS HISCOTT</persName> </hi>. I am a servant at 35, Stanley Road, Fulham—I heard a cry of "Murder! they have stole ray watch," ran across the road, and saw four men struggling—Hopkins was on the ground, struggling with</p>
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<p>the prisoner, and the other two were trying to keep him away, but I gave a whistle, and they ran away, saying, "If we are not off we shall all be run in."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were the prisoners and prosecutor on the ground together?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, when I saw them first, and when I came back with a policeman.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-138" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-138" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-138" type="surname" value="BRYANT"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-138" type="given" value="ALBERT"/>ALBERT BRYANT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman T</hi> 263). On 22nd May, I was on duty in the King's Road, heard a cry of "Police," and found Hopkins and the prisoners struggling together, trying to turn one another over—Hopkins said, "They have taken my watch," showing me the socket where it was torn out—the prisoner said, "For God's sake do not take me, I shall lose my job"—Hopkins had a chain.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you find the watch?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No,
<hi rend="italic">T</hi> 71 found it, pawned.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-139" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-139" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE UPPENDALE</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Craney—I produce a silver watch, pawned on 10th May, for 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., in the name of Allen—I do not know by whom.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. RIBTON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS HOPKINS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did not you say before the Magistrates, "I cannot swear the prisoner was in company with the other two men, I was too much in liquor?" A. Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was the prisoner with them when the attack was made?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe so, because I saw no one else about—this is my watch, I can swear I had it when I left the public-house.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-601-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18680706-602-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="fraud"/>, Unlawfully obtaining by false pretences three bags and one portmanteau, of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOD</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-142" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-142" type="given" value="HERMAN"/>HERMAN MAX</persName> </hi>. I am a merchant, of 45, Aldermanbury—on 25th June, the prisoner came to my warehouse—I had known him previously as clerk to Shipley & Co.—he said, "I come from Shipley & Co., I want some samples of traveling bags, because we have a customer waiting to give an order"—I let him have three bags, worth 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. each—he took them away—I also showed him some portmanteaus—I saw Shipley & Co. the next day.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Did I tell you I would bring them back on Monday?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. You said, "We have a customer waiting, you can leave them till Monday, as we have another customer coming to-morrow who will very likely give another order"—I wished you to take more than three, because I thought you were in the employ.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-143" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY SMITH</persName> </hi>. I am in Mr. Max's employ—I saw the prisoner look at the bags, and next morning, 24th June, he came again, and said, "I have come for that large portmanteau Mr. Max showed me last night"—I gave it to him, and he said, "You can tell Mr. Max that I called"—he did not my that morning, that he called from Shipley's—I heard him say, on the previous day, that he had come for the best bags we had in stock, and said, "I will take three, and very likely I shall be able to get you an order to
<lb/>morrow morning; I come from Shipley's."</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-145" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM RICKMAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman C</hi> 64). On Saturday, 27th June, I was called to Mr. Shipley's, and saw Mr. Max there, who said, in the prisoner's presence, "This man has been obtaining goods from me under the pretence that they were for Shipley & Co."—the prisoner said, "Yes, I had the goods; if you will go with me, I will get you the money for them"—Mr. Max said, "No"—I said that if I went with him Mr. Max must give him in custody—I found the goods pledged at Cox's, and at Attenborough's—he said that he had destroyed the duplicates.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I had been to see if I could get some money, and was to be paid next day. I went to Mr. Max, and asked if he had samples of leather bags; but he must have known that I had left Shipley's. I pawned them because I had not sufficient for what I required. I should have gone to him on Monday, and told him I had not got the money, but would pay him as soon as possible.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of obtaining the bags only. Recommended to mercy by the Jury and Prosecutors</hi> </rs>.—
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<hi rend="italic">Four Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="def1-603-18680706" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ROFFEY</hi> (21)</persName>
<rs id="t18680706-603-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18680706-603-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-603-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing twenty-five yards of serge, of
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-147" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-147" type="given" value="GEORGE WILLIAM"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-603-offence-1 t18680706-name-147"/>George William Wheatley</persName> and another.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-148" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-148" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-148" type="surname" value="KEVEL"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-148" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM KEVEL</persName> </hi>. I am a porter, in the employ of Messrs. Wheatley, carriers, of 33, St Paul's Churchyard—on 12th June, we received this parcel from the porter of Stephen Evans & Co., Old Change, at 6.45—we put it on a shelf just inside the front door, and missed it in about five minutes—I had put it on the floor by the door, for the Midland man to collect—I know it by marks on the paper—I missed it about 6.50.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-149" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-149" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-149" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL LYTHAL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 169). On Friday evening, 12th June, a little before 7 o'clock, I met the prisoner with this parcel under his arm, containing twenty-five yards of blue serge—I asked him where he got it—he said he found it in Old Change—the value is 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; I have the bill of it—I saw him tear the address off it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-603-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-603-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18680706-603-punishment-34" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18680706-603-punishment-34" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-603-punishment-34" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-603-18680706 t18680706-603-punishment-34"/>Nine Months' Imprisonment</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS HOWARD</hi> (21)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18680706-604-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="violentTheft"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-604-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="robbery"/>, Robbery, with others, on
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-151" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18680706-604-offence-1 t18680706-name-151"/>Bennett Mason Martin</persName>, and stealing a watch, a chain, and a locket, his property.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. COLLINS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MOODY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. DALT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PATER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-152" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-152" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-152" type="surname" value="MARTIN"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-152" type="given" value="BENNETT MASON"/>BENNETT MASON MARTIN</persName> </hi>. I live at 1, Lamb's College, Monkwell Street—on 10th June, between 4.0 and 5.0, I was in Church Street, Shoreditch—I had a watch, a gold Albert chain, and a locket—two men ran against me at the corner of a street, and the prisoner turned into the street and rounded me—he struck me on the chest, put his hand on my chain, and with great violence tore it away from my waistcoat—both watch and chain went—I am sure the prisoner is the man—he ran away with the watch in his hand—I called, "Stop thief!" and followed him, but two men behind struck me, and tripped me up, and I was completely crippled—I told a policeman—I was sent for to the station on the 17th—I was shown eight people, in a room, and asked if I could identify anyone—I picked out the prisoner directly.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What street did this happen in?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> At the corner of Turville Street—he rushed very suddenly on me—I had never seen him before—I was very much surprised and agitated—it</p>
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<p>was nearly 4.30—I had been to Fore Street—I was nearly half an hour getting from there to Church Street, Cripplegate—I had not stopped on the way—I was going from home—the clock struck 4 as I went along Fore Street; I left home about 3.55—a policeman took me to the station; he did not tell me that he had got the man in custody; the message sent was, that I was wanted at the station—I knew why I was wanted—the prisoner had no coat on, in the room; the other persons had coats on, and were dressed in the ordinary way.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COLLINS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had he a coat on when he robbed you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he had a good tug at my watch, and I had the opportunity of looking at his face—the chain was fastened through three button-holes, and I think he must have broken the key off.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-153" type="surname" value="ISTED"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-153" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID ISTED</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman HR</hi> 54). I heard of the robbery on 10th June, and received a description—on the 17th, I met the prisoner in Church Street, and told him he was accused of stealing a watch from the person—he said, "Not me, I know nothing at all about it"—I said, "I shall take you to the station-house"—I took him there, and placed him with eight others—the inspector called the prosecutor in, and he said, "That is the man, I will swear to him from a thousand"—he said, "I did not do it, but I know who did do it"—that was after he was charged—he lives about a hundred yards from the corner of Turville Street.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he not say, "I did not do it; I was not there?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He did not—the prosecutor and the inspector were present—the inspector is not here—there was no remand before the Magis
<lb/>trate, the attorney did not ask for one—no evidence was offered for the defence.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-154" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-154" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-154" type="surname" value="NEIL"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-154" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN NEIL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 141). On 10th June I was on duty, in the afternoon, in Church Street, in plain clothes, and Martin described a man who had robbed him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you give evidence before the Magistrate, on the 18th?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Witnesses for the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-155" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-155" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-155" type="surname" value="FRANCIS"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-155" type="given" value="JOHN BLUNDELL"/>JOHN BLUNDELL FRANCIS</persName> </hi>. I live at 31, Augustine Road, Gravesend, and am a professor of music—on 10th June I was at the Phoenix Tavern—I left it about 2.40—I saw the prisoner there, with others—I served him with some porter, or half-and-half, and received the money from him—having a pupil in the house, I occasionally go into the bar to assist the landlord—the prisoner asked me if we could cook him some chops—I gave them to the servant, and my friend's wife said, "Tell him he will have to pay 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. each person for cooking them"—I said, "I have nothing to do with that; I will leave that to you"—they were not cooked, and the prisoner and his friends left before me, about 2.20—I afterwards saw the prisoner at the Canal Tavern—I recognized him as one of the persons I saw at the Phoenix, and called the landlord's attention to him—I am quite certain he is one of the persons I served at the Phoenix—he is a perfect stranger to me—I have been subpoenaed to come here.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOODY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When were you served with a subpoena to attend here as a witness?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> On Friday, I was then living in the same house in Augustine Road—I did not tell the prisoner my name and address; but I was asked by a party, whose name I do not know, whether I remembered some persons coming down to Gravesend on the 10th</p>
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<p>I cannot tell how long that was before last Friday—it was on a Sunday, and I think it was Sunday fortnight.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What are you going to look at?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> At a memorandum—I teach the person's daughter music, and I commenced giving her tuition the following morning—I made this entry the following morning—that would be June 21st.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOODY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I understand you have never seen him again till to-day?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not from the 10th till to-day—I regularly attend at the Phoenix Tavern—I only attend in the bar when my friend is a little busy—I go there every morning—I have one pupil—I give an hour's lesson—not every day; but I am there every day—I do teaching and tuning—it was not till 21st June any reference was made to me about this matter—I was simply asked if I remembered it—it occurred on a Wednesday, and this was last Wednesday three weeks: it was the day of the rifle volunteers going for practice, and I was going with my friend who was a member of the corps; and, passing the Canal Tavern, I saw the prisoner—that was the last I saw of him, at 3.20, because we generally get to the range at 4 o'clock.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you ever seen the prisoner before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; but my attention was directed to him on account of his paying—the stranger who came down to me said, "Do you recollect seeing certain persons come down to the Phoenix to have refreshment?"—I said, "When?"—he said, "Some time ago, five or six of them"—he said, "What did you think of them?"</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he say "Some time ago?"
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; he spoke of the date—he asked me if I recollected certain persons coming on the Wednesday to have refreshment—I said, "Yes"—he said, "Did you notice anything particular?" I said, "No"—he said, "Nothing whatever?"—I said, "Yes; there were two women and three or four men"—he said, "Did you notice anyone particular?"—I said, "Only the one that paid me"—he said, "Did you notice anything particular about him?"—I said, "No"—he said, "Should you know him again?"—I said, "I think I should"—he said, "Did he order?"—I said, "Yes"—he said, "Who paid?"—I said, "He did; he ordered some chops and wanted them cooked."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do not talk about the chops, we are talking about what the man said to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No more than could I swear to the man again, and I said, "I believe I can"—he went away, and afterwards came down again and said, "I want to subpoena you"—I do not know who he was, but he brought a subpoena for me to come up and give evidence—I have never seen the prisoner from 10th June till I came into Court—until I came into Court I did not know who I was to see; I had not seen him in the interval—I took notice of him; this is the person who ordered the beer and who paid me—the Canal Tavern is 300 yards from the Phoenix, and half a mile from the nearest steam-boat pier for London, and nearly three-quarters of a mile from the railway station, I should imagine.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-156" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-156" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-156" type="surname" value="BRIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-156" type="given" value="HARRIETT"/>HARRIETT BRIDGE</persName> </hi>. I am married, and live at the Canal Tavern, Gravesend—I was there on 10th June, in the afternoon when five or six people came in to have some chops—it was after 3 o'clock—the prisoner is one of them—I had not seen him before, and not between then and now—I am sure he was there that day, because it was my washing day, and my fire was out; I had to light a fire to cook the chops; and my husband was ill—I am certain it was Wednesday, 10th June—when I took in the last pot of beer I said, "Who is going to pay for it?" and he gave me a 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—my little boy was there: he is here—several females were there, I do not know their</p>
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<p>names—that female was one of the party (
<hi rend="italic">Hannah Eames</hi>)—I dare say they were there an hour and a half, because I had to light a fire to cook the chops; and they had three or four pots of beer—I should think it was 4.30 when they left.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOODY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you ever seen the man before or since, till this minute?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—I was spoken to about this matter last Sunday fortnight, by the prisoner's father—I had not known him before—he asked me if I remembered anyone coming in with some chops—I said, "I do"—he said on what day—he said, "My son has been taken for a robbery when he was down here," and he wanted to know whether I should know him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Whether you knew his son, who was a perfect stranger; how came you to say "Yes"?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> But he had a scar; he asked me whether I noticed a particular scar, and whether I noticed a tall one—I said, "Yes," and that he had a quartern of port wine with the
<hi rend="italic">lady</hi> who has just gone out—he had money, and the others had not; and he was dressed more particularly—he said, "My son has been taken for a robbery; should you know any one of those who were at the house?"—he mentioned the day, Wednesday.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOODY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did he mention the day of the month?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, he only said "Wednesday," and I looked at the almanack—he did not say "Wednesday week," or ask me if anybody bad been down on the last Wed
<lb/>nesday before he saw me—he did not say, Wednesday, June 10th, he only asked me if I knew the date—he said, "Some persons who were here on Wednesday," without saying what Wednesday—I think he described the height and appearance of his son—he said what complexion he was, and the color of his hair; I do not think he said anything about whiskers—I am certain it was past 3 o'clock—there were five or six of the party, and two or three were females—they had three or four pots of beer, and the chops, and this young man and a woman had some port wine after the others had gone out—the prisoner is the only one who paid me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I suppose the father described to you the appearance of his son?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; and then asked me it I should know him—it was in consequence of the description the father gave me that I recognized him—I am sure it was Wednesday—I myself looked at the almanack to see the date—my boy is fourteen years old—I kept him at home because his father was ill in bed.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> At what time did they leave?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> At a little before 5.0, I think—I never saw Francis, the professor of music, before they brought him down—I did not see him in my house on Wednesday, the 10th; if he was there, and saw the prisoner, I did not see him—the Rifle Rangers came past our door; the master told me to come and see them pass, but I did not see them—until I came into Court to give my evidence, I had no notion who I was to see—he might or might not have been the person I was thinking about—I have never seen him before or since.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-157" type="surname" value="BRIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-157" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRIDGE</persName> </hi>. I live with my mother, at the Canal Tayorn—on Wed
<lb/>nesday, 10th June, I saw the prisoner there, in front of the bar—I know it was the 10th, from the book; I saw my mother look at the almanack—I was there the whole time the prisoner was there, about two hours, and had much opportunity of seeing him—he had friends with him; they had some pork chops—I have not seen him since, till now—I am quite certain I have seen him before,</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOODY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How do you say that it was Wed
<lb/>nesday, June 10th?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Because I looked at the almanack; my mother told me to do so—she said, "
<hi rend="italic">Jim</hi>, look at the almanack;" that was to find the day of the month on Wednesday—it was the 10th—I said, "I have found it," and she said, "All right"—I was alone with her—that is how I remember that it was the 10th June that I saw the prisoner—my mother had not said a word to me about this young man being there—I have had a little conversation with her about what I was coming up to London for—the said, "Come up to the trial of Thomas Howard"—I did not know his name when he was at the Canal Tavern; I heard it afterwards—I saw his father—he said nothing to me about it; I heard him talk to my mother about it—he asked her if she knew anything about his son; and she asked him some questions—he described what kind of a young man he was—they left the house about 5.15.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you recollect who was there on the Wednesday before that, the 3rd?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; nor who was there on Wednesday, 17th June, nor on Wednesday, 24th June—I recollect this because I waited on them—I waited on customers on other Wednesdays—I remember this Wednesday, because such a lot of them came in.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-158" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-158" type="surname" value="EAMES"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-158" type="given" value="HANNAH"/>HANNAH EAMES</persName> </hi>. I keep company with the prisoner—I was out with him on 10th June—we went to Gravesend—we went down by rail, and got down about 3 o'clock—we left Gravesend at 5.15—I am certain of that—we had dinner at the Canal Tavern—we and the others had been to another house previously, I do not know the name of it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> There were several others with you, who were they?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Friends who went with us, seven of us altogether—they were not par
<lb/>ticular friends, I had seen them before, but do not know their names; they said they were going, and they went in the same train with us—I am, I believe, the only one of the party who is here—I know quite well that it was the 10th June—I am certain it was not the 8th or the 9th—it was not the 3rd—I know it was the 10th, because I went to get a shawl out of pledge to go into the country with—I occasionally have to do that—I have seen none of the people since who were with us, we saw them at the railway station—I do not know where they live.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you come back by the train?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, we went to the Hundreds of Hoo, and walked back to London, and got back on Sunday night, because we could not pay our expenses—we came home together, and the prisoner went to his mother's—I remained with him till he was taken—I do not live with him, I work for his mother.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-604-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-604-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs>.**</hi>
<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted at Clerkenwell, in October</hi>, 1864,
<hi rend="italic">of stealing cloth, to which he Pleaded Guilty, but stated that he was afterwards pardoned by the Secretary of State.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WARTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-161" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN WHATMORE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 198). On 16th June, I was in Dock Street, about 1.45 in the morning, and saw some persons there, the prisoner was one of them—Dock Street is near tho Sailors' Home, in Wellclose Square—I saw Carthy lying down drunk—I was on the opposite side of the way, and I saw the prisoner stoop down and pull the boots off Carthy's feet, and walk</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DUNNING</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROOKE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Taylor</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-165" type="given" value="WILLIAM HENRY"/>WILLIAM HENRY DONNELL</persName> </hi>. I am an assistant to Messrs. Shoolbred & Co., of Tottenham Court Road—on 20th April, Dunning came there and obtained some patterns for Mrs. Cates—he took them away, and returned the same afternoon, about 3.30, and produced this request—he was then supplied with fifteen yards of black silk, and fifteen of blue, value 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. or 11
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I believed it was a genuine order from Mrs. Cates—I have been in the habit of supplying her with goods—she is a milliner, and a customer well known to us—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is the silk.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-166" type="given" value="SOPHIA"/>SOPHIA CATES</persName> </hi>. I am a milliner, of 70, Baker Street—Taylor was in my service about twelve months ago—this order is not written by me or by my authority—I authorized no one to go to Shoolbred's and get silk for me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long has Taylor left your employment?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Twelve months—I was in the habit of dealing with Shoolbred's at that time, and also with Marshall & Snellgrove—I cannot say that I ever sent Taylor to Shoolbred's with any money—I know very little about it—my niece transacts all my business, she is here.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-167" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA SLATTER</persName> </hi>. I am a niece of the last witness, and assist her in the business, at 70, Baker Street—Taylor was formerly in our service for a few months about a year ago, as errand boy—I know nothing of this order.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose you deal with other parties besides Shoolbred's?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—during the time Taylor was with us he was sent with orders to different houses—I have no doubt we sent him to Shoolbred's.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Would he know your course of business?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18680706-name-168" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18680706-name-168" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-168" type="surname" value="KING"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-168" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH KING</persName> </hi>. I am schoolmaster at the House of Correction, Coldbath Fields—I have seen Taylor write repeatedly, and am acquainted with his writing—the writing on this order is of the same character, and is like his writing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long is it since you saw him write?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He was committed on the 2nd September, 1867, and was under my charge for three or four weeks—he left me in 1867—I have a great number of boys under my charge—I have not compared the order with any of his writing.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Used you to teach him to write?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and saw him write continually.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-169" type="given" value="TOM"/>TOM BINFIELD</persName> </hi>. I am schoolmaster at the Philanthropic Society's school, at Redhill—I know Taylor, I taught him to write—I feel quite certain that this request is in his writing—he was discharged in 1866, but I have seen him since—I have not a shadow of a doubt about the writing.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman C R</hi> 12). I took Taylor on 5th June, in Little Pulteney Street—I said, "Taylor, I want you for forging an order which Dunning put off"—he said, "My name is not Taylor, it is Scully"—I said, "You forged the orders, and got Dunning to put them off"—he said, "You will have to prove that; I cannot write"—I said, "I shall produce persons who can say it is done in your writing"—he said, "You won't do that"—I said, "Dunning says that you did it"—he said, "Dunning can say what he likes, you must prove it"—I asked him if he knew Mrs. Cates—he said, "Yes, I know her, I worked for her, I never did anything while I was with her, and that she can prove"—I have seen Taylor in company with Dunning during March and April, with two or three other boys.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Have you had the investigation of this case?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—other persons have been charged, and have been discharged by the Magistrate—a reward of 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was offered for Dunning's apprehension—I have not tested Taylor's writing, except by calling Mr. King, and I thought that quite sufficient.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was the woman whom the Magistrate discharged the person who pawned the silk?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I do not know where she is now—I have been looking for her ever since.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-171" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY COTTERELL</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Broughton, a pawnbroker, of Leicester Square—on 20th April, about 4.0 or 4. 30, a woman brought me this silk (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>), to pledge in the name of Mary Smith—I refused to take it, and gave her in custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was she taken before a Magistrate, at Marlborough Street, and discharged?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROOKE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called</hi>:</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-172" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY DUNNING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner</hi>). I have pleaded guilty to this charge—I have known the boy Taylor several Years—I have never seen him write—he did not give me this order—he had nothing to do with the silk or the proceeds—I wrote this order myself—I never said to Dawson, the Police
<lb/>man, that Taylor had written it—a reward of 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. was offered for me, and No. 1
<hi rend="italic">ER</hi> took me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> When you were taken, did you say that your name was not Dunning, but Walter Grimes?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I have known Taylor since he was six or seven years old—I have never been with him when he has been to Mr. Coles' to get goods—I wrote this order, and I can write another now, but not with a quill pen. (
<hi rend="italic">The witness wrote a fresh order from</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND'S</hi>
<hi rend="italic">dictation, which was handed to the Jury to compare with the original</hi>.)—I wrote this "John Taylor," in pencil, in Shoolbred's shop—I do not write different hands—one order is not Taylor, and the other Tailor, both are Taylor—I know Mr. King—I have been with these orders to Peter Robinson's, and Marshall & Snellgrove's—a boy named
<hi rend="italic">Sam</hi> Barham told me the way in which Mr. Coles was in the habit of getting his goods—I never had a conversation with Taylor about Mr. Coles—Barham was in his service six or seven months ago—we called Taylor "Sculley"—I</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was anybody with you when you wrote it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I wrote it in Miss Smith's room, the woman who pawned the goods.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">H. DAWSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Repeat the very words Dunning used, when you took him, about Taylor?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He cross-examined Miss Coles, in the Court, if she knew a boy named
<hi rend="italic">Tom</hi> Taylor—she said that she did not know much about it, she might have had such a boy; and Miss. Slatter refreshed her memory, and said "We had such a boy"—Dunning then said, "Taylor wrote the orders and gave them to me"—they then went on to other evidence—I did not hear the name of Barwell mentioned then; it is Barham.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">EMMA SLATTER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you a boy In your service named Barham?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Biron, I knew him as—I know nothing against him; he did not leave for any improper reason.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROOKE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was Dunning apprehended till after the other persons were discharged by the Magistrate?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—six or seven adjournments took place—I saw you there, and Mr. Wood, two or three times.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. POLAND</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was Dunning taken on 18th May?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; and Taylor on 5th June—I was looking for Taylor before I heard what Dunning said.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-606-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted, in July</hi>, 1867,
<hi rend="italic">at Clerkenwell, to which he</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps"> PLEADED GUILTY.**</hi>
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-177" type="given" value="LUDWIG"/>LUDWIG WENDT</persName> </hi>. I am a farrier, of 5, Garter Court, Barbican—on Satur
<lb/>day night, June 7, about 9.45 o'clock, I was in Bartholomew Close with my wife—Connell came up from behind, snatched my watch and chain from my pocket, and ran off—I caught him by his shoulder, but he escaped, and I was knocked down; I do not know who by, but I believe Quinlan is the man—I got up and followed close to Connell—I went into Jews' Court, and found him in custody—he was taken to the station—the bar of the chain and the bow of the watch were found near the spot—they are mine—my watch was worth 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and my chain 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I have not seen them since—the man who I believe is Quintan stood at the side, as Connell was running away, and gave me a blow on my chest—I staggered, and he gave me another blow on my back, and knocked me down—I saw three other men there.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-178" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH WENDT</persName> </hi>. I was with my husband, and saw five men on the pavement—Connell is one of them—he crossed to me, and I thought he was going to take a parcel which I had in my hand—I held it tight—when my husband was robbed they stood to keep me back—I said, "Oh dear! what</p>
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<p>is the matter?"—I did not say that I belonged to him, or they would have kept me longer—they ran off in another direction.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-179" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL LIDDALL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi>, 169). I was in Jewin Street, heard cries of "Stop thief," and saw Quinlan running towards me—I endeavoured to stop him, but missed my hold—he put out his right foot and threw me down, and I cut my trousers across the knees, and grazed my shin, and he got away—he was calling "Stop thief," but there was no one before him—when I got up I saw Connell, he was also calling "Stop thief,"—I stopped him, and asked him what he was running for—he said, "Nothing"—the prosecutor came, and said that he had lost his watch and chain, and Donnell was the man who snatched them from his waistcoat—Connell made no reply—I took him to the station—on the next day, Sunday, I had a conversation with him in his cell, and from the statement he made to me I went to 25 or 27, Norfolk Gardens, Shoreditch, with two other officers—we went to a room on the first floor back, and found Quinlan in bed—I said that I was an officer, and wanted him—he wanted to know what for—I told him to dress himself, and I would tell him afterwards—he dressed himself, and I told him he would be charged with being concerned with another in robbing a gentleman of his watch in the city on Saturday night—he said, "It looks very suspicious that I should be taken out of my bed"—this was a little before 5 on Monday morning—I was in Gracechurch Street en the night of the robbery, about 7 o'clock, and I saw the prisoners together with two others—I followed them into Bishopsgate Street, and left them going towards Shoreditch—I believe Quinlan saw me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Quinlan</hi>. You came to my house, knocked at the door, and said,
<hi rend="italic">"Carrots</hi>, I want you."
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I believe I did; that is the name you are known by—you did not say, "My name is not
<hi rend="italic">Carrots,"</hi> you must be mistaken—I am quite sure it was you.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-180" type="given" value="PHILI"/>PHILI HINDS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman F</hi> 169). I know the prisoners; they are daily companions.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Quintan</hi>. You never saw me before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-181" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES KENNISTON</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman F</hi> 324). I was on duty in Bartholomew Close, on Sunday morning, and found the bow of a watch, and the bar of a chain, and a locket (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—Wendt identified them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18680706-name-182" type="surname" value="WENDT"/>
<interp inst="t18680706-name-182" type="given" value="LUDWIG"/>LUDWIG WENDT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). These are my property.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">QUINLAN</hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, July</hi> 8
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before the Lord Chief Justice Bovill</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., which he had received on account of the
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>, for embezzling other orders for 137
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 273
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 612
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 27
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 161
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. amd the sums of 8803
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 671
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 667
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 16
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 2432
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and 1122
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. received on account of his said master;
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 7</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Upon all these indictments</hi>
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