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<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>VOL. LXIX.</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>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Monday, November 23rd, 1868, and following days,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE THE RIGHT HON.</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES CLARKE LAWRENCE</hi>, M.P.,
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN BARNARD BYLES</hi>, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; and Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">GILLERY PIGOTT</hi> one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer;
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-1" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CHALLIS</persName> </hi>, Esq.,
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-2" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LAWRENCE</persName> </hi>, Esq., M.P.; The Right Hon.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUESELL GURNEY</hi>, Q.C., M.P.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS DAKIN</hi>, Esq.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">ANDREW LUSK</hi>, Esq., M.P.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOSEPH CAUSTON</hi>, Esq., and
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS SCAMBLER OWDEN</hi>, Esq., Aldermen of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-3" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CHAMBERS</persName> </hi>, Esq., Q.C., M.P., Common Serjeant of the said City; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT MALCOLM KERR</hi>, Esq., L.L.D., Judge of the Sheriff's Court; Her Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM JAMES RICHMOND COTTON</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES WILLIAM COOKWORTHY HUTTON</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ALEXANDER CROSLEY</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT SLEE</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">J. C. LAWRENCE, MAYOR. FIRST SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denotes the prisoner's age</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 23
<hi rend="italic">rd</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE THOMPSON</hi> (36)</persName>, and
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROMLEY</hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, November</hi> 23
<hi rend="italic">rd</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Nine Months' Imprison
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months' Imprisonment</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>, and 7
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>, of
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<hi rend="italic">Eighteen Months' Imprisonment</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., of
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<hi rend="italic">Recommended to Mercy by the Prosecutor—</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Twelve Months' Imprisonment</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">Two Months' Imprisonment</hi> </rs> and
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<hi rend="italic">Three Years' in a Reformatory</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-9-offence-1 t18681123-name-21"/>Her Majesty's Postmaster-General</persName></rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Five Years' Penal Servitude</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., 9
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., and 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., with intent to defraud—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Seven Years' Penal Servitude</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LINSTEAD</hi> (28)
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<hi rend="italic">Two Years' Imprisonment</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN BAKER</hi> (18)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18681123-12-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, to unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Nine Months' Imprisonment</hi>. And</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM CANTRELL</hi> (50)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18681123-13-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, to a like offence—</rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Nine Months' Imprisonment</hi>.</rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-28" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN POOLE</persName> </hi>. I am Mr. Schofield's assistant—what he has stated is true—I saw the prisoner put the piece of coin into his mouth, and did not see it afterwards.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y</hi> 178). I was called, and took the prisoner—Mr. Schofield said that he had swallowed one piece, and gave me the piece he said he had not—I found 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on him in one pocket, and 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in the other.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-30" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am Inspector of Coin to Her Majesty's Mint—this is a fragment of a bad florin.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-14-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WEIGHTMAN</hi>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-32" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN BILLINGTON</persName> </hi>. My father is a tobacconist, at 2 1/2, Ebury Square—on 27th September, I served the prisoner with half an ounce of tobacco, which came to 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a shilling—I put it in the till, and after
<lb/>wards thought it was bad, took it out, tried it, and gave it to my father—I gave the prisoner no change, there was no money in the till—my father told him it was bad—he said he knew where he took it an hour ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-33" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BILLINGTON</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist—my daughter gave me this shilling, and I tried it with my teeth, found it gritty, and told the prisoner it was bad—he said, "Is it? I know where I took" and pulled out a good one—I gave him change, laid the bad coin on the edge of the counter, and the prisoner took it up and took it away—I had not defaced it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—he gave me a half-crown, a shilling, and 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in half-pence, which I put in a mug on the mantel shelf, where there was no other money—a short time afterwards I saw my husband go to the mug—I had put no other money there—I had none in the house, and there was no other person in the house—my husband took out a bad half-crown and gave it to the constable.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">B</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman B</hi> 388). I took the prisoner, and received this shilling from Mr. Baxter—this shilling (
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in coppers.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-38" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad shilling and a bad half-crown.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WEIGHTMAN</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a florin—I put it under a vase on the chimneypiece by itself, and gave him change—when my husband came home he said that it was bad—on 26th October, the prisoner came again for 3lbs. of potatoes and 3lbs. of apples, which came to 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a crown—I gave it to my husband, who went out to get change—the prisoner waited in the shop till he returned, said that it was bad, and gave her in custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I was not there on the 23rd, I was in the London Hospital.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I am sure you are the person, I told my husband so before I served you.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-41" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SPINKS</persName> </hi>. I am a greengrocer—on Friday, 23rd October, I found a bad florin under a vase—I left it there by itself, and afterwards gave it to the constable—on the Monday I received a crown from my wife—I went into the shop, and saw the prisoner there—I went across the road to ask a gentleman to go for a policeman; when I came back I said, "I cannot get change for this, it is a bad one"—she said, "I took it at Mr. Nathan's, the pawnshop, and did not know it was bad; I had taken a bad 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece before that"—I said, "That accounts for my having it, I suppose," and told her I had it on the 23rd—she said that she was not at my shop on the 23rd—I gave her in custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-42" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BRIDGLAND</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman A</hi> 52). I received this florin and crown from William Spinks, and took the prisoner—I told her the charge—she said, "I acknowledge to the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece, but not to the florin. I was at the shop, but I paid for what I had with a shilling."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-43" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This half-crown and florin are bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I was not there on the 23rd, and never gave the 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece. I gave the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece, not knowing it to be bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-16-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">BENJAMIN WATKINS</hi> (28)</persName>,</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE GUNDRY</hi> </persName> (21),
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<interp inst="t18681123-17-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin, having other counterfeit coin in their possession.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WEIGHTMAN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-48" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-48" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED EVERSHED</persName> </hi>. I am a general dealer, of Francis Street, Fulham—on 4th November, about 10 o'clock a.m., I served Gundry with half an ounce of tobacco—he tendered me a shilling—I told him it was bad—he said, "A young man in London gave me a half-crown; I spent 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>, and this shilling is the remainder"—he wanted it back, but I said, "No, I shall chop it in half; no, I will not do that, I will nail it to the counter"—he said, "I have got no more money;" and away he went, and I saw him join Harrington outside the door—they went away together—I kept the shilling nailed to the counter till I gave it to Sergeant Rogers.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-49" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED PATCH</persName> </hi>. I live with my father, who keeps the Crown and Anchor, Tottenham—on 4th November, about 1.30, I served Harrington with a half pint of beer—he offered me a bad shilling—I bent it, told him it was bad, and he threw down a good one—I gave him change, and gave him back the other—MR. Grant was in the shop.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-50" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-50" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-50" type="surname" value="GRANT"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-50" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GRANT</persName> </hi>. I am a fish-dealer, of Turnham-Green—on the 4th No
<lb/>vember I was at Mr. Patch's, and saw Harrington
<hi rend="italic">chuck</hi> a shilling on the counter—MR. Patch saw it was bad—Harrington went out and I followed him—I went into a shop—when I came out I saw the other two—Harrington joined Watkins and then Gundry came along the road, and they went on together—I saw all their hands together, but could not see whether anything passed—they went towards Hammersmith, towards Gregg's the baker's.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-51" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-51" type="surname" value="GREGG"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-51" type="given" value="PHOEBE"/>PHOEBE GREGG</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of William Gregg, a baker, of Turnham Green—on 4th November Harrington came in for two halfpenny buns—he gave me 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., I put it into the till where there was one other shilling; it was smooth and bright; the one Harrington gave me was black—someone afterwards came in—I took out the black looking shilling, found it was bad and gave it to Sergeant Rogers—I can swear it is the one I received from the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-52" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-52" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-52" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH HOUGHTON</persName> </hi>. I keep a cigar shop at Turnham Green—on 4th No
<lb/>vember, about 1.30, I served Gundry with a penny cigar—he gave me 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; I bent it and told him it was bad—I laid it on the counter; he took it up and paid me with a good one.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-53" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-53" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-53" type="surname" value="ROGERS"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-53" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ROGERS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant T</hi> 13). On 4th November I received infor
<lb/>mation and watched the prisoners between Kew and the turnpike—I saw one of them cross to Mr. Gregg's shop, but cannot say which it was—he came out again, joined the other two, and they all three walked on together—I went in and received a bad shilling from Mrs. Gregg—I came out and saw the pri
<lb/>soners together—they went into the White Hart—I said to Gundry, "I want you"—he said, "What for?"—I said, "For passing bad money"—I took him into the White Hart, where two constables had charge of the other two—I told them all that they were in charge for passing bad money—they said nothing—I said, "One of you has been into the baker's, and passed bad money"—Harrington said, "I did not know it was bad"—I found on Harrington 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver, and 18
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper; on Watkins, two florins, four shillings, twenty-four sixpences, one groat, six threepenny pieces, and 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper; also, this bad shilling, wrapped in paper—I told him it was bad—he said he must have taken it when he drawed his wages—on Gundry I found 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver and 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—I received a bad shilling from Mr. Evershed.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Harrington</hi>. I said that I had been into the public house, not into the baker's.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. You said the public house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Watkins</hi>. Did not I tell you that I knew it was bad; I wrapped it up in paper the day before, so as not to pass it.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-54" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-54" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These three shillings are bad—those passed by Harrington and Watkins are from the same mould, and this of Gundry's from a different mould.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Harrington's Defence</hi>. I took a sovereign for my week's wages, and changed it; I did not know the shilling was bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Watkins's Defence</hi>. A man told me that the shilling was bad. I put it in paper, and put it in my pocket to take it back to the railway station where I received it—the good money I had was what my wife gave me to fetch a watch out of pawn.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Gundry's Defence</hi>. I told Mr. Evershed that I did not know good money from bad.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HARRINGTON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GUNDRY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">received good characters</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Eighteen Months' Im
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<hi rend="largeCaps">EMILY CURTIS</hi> (39)</persName>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. COLERIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WEIGHTMAN</hi>
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<persName id="t18681123-name-56" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-56" type="surname" value="AMOS"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-56" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN AMOS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Joseph Amos, a butcher, of Millwall—on 31st October, about 1 o'clock, I served the prisoner with some potatoes, which came to 3 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a florin, and I gave her 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—before she left the shop I saw that it was bad, and put it on a shelf—she came again between 9 and 10 in the evening, and I said, "You are the person who gave me the bad 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece this morning"—she said, "You might be deceived"—I said, "I am sure I am not; I gave the full description of you to the policeman when he passed by"—she was taken by another constable, and I gave him the florin.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-57" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-57" type="surname" value="RUSSELL"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-57" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES RUSSELL</persName> </hi>. I am manager to the last witness—on 31st October, about 9 in the evening, the prisoner came in for two chops, which came to 6 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and gave me a half-crown—I said, "This is a bad one"—my mistress came out of the parlour and said, "You are the woman who gave me the 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece this morning"—she said, "Oh, is it; you might have been de
<lb/>ceived"—she was given in custody, with the half-crown,</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-58" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-58" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-58" type="surname" value="JOINER"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-58" type="given" value="ONESIMUS"/>ONESIMUS JOINER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 148). The prisoner was given into my custody by Mrs. Amos—3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper was found on her.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-59" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-59" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-59" type="surname" value="LWEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-59" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LWEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This florin and half-crown are bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I was not there with the 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., only with the half-crown—I did not know it was bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-18-18681123 t18681123-18-punishment-19"/>Nine Months' Imprisonment</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROGER MAXWELL</hi> (48)</persName>, was indicted
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<interp inst="t18681123-19-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. WEIGHTMAN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-61" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-61" type="surname" value="GREEN"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-61" type="given" value="RACHEL"/>RACHEL GREEN</persName> </hi>. I am the daughter of Solomon Green, of Goulston Street, Whitechapel—on 5th September, about 7 p.m., I served the prisoner with a pint of half-and-half, which came to 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he paid me with a bad florin—I gave it to my father—the prisoner asked for it back—I refused to give it to him—he went towards the door—my father tried to prevent his passing.</p>
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<persName id="t18681123-name-62" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-62" type="surname" value="ISAACS"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-62" type="given" value="MORRIS"/>MORRIS ISAACS</persName> </hi>. I am a glass dealer—on 5th November, about 7 p.m., I was at Mr. Green's beer-house—I saw the prisoner put a florin on the counter—the girl said, "Is this good?"—I said, "Call your father," and Mr. Green came in and bent it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-63" type="surname" value="GREEN"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-63" type="given" value="SOLOMON ABRAHAM"/>SOLOMON ABRAHAM GREEN</persName> </hi>. I saw the prisoner asleep in my tap-room, about 5 o'clock in the day—I roused him, and told him I did not keep a lodging house—he went out, and about 6.30 I found him there again and turned him out—about 7 or 7.30, my daughter called me and gave me this florin—I asked the prisoner where he got it—he said, "I have been at work to
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. blacked over with ink—I gave it to somebody, who broke it with his teeth and gave it to the constable.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-65" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK AYRES</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist, of 173, Brick Lane, Spitalfields—on 25th August, between 5 and 6 o'clock, I served the prisoner with half an ounce of tobacco—he put down a shilling—I put it between my teeth, and said, "Have you got any more of these? this is bad"—he said, "I have got a good shilling, take it out of that; I have two or three children, and I hope you will not give me into custody"—but I did, and he was dis
<lb/>charged by the Magistrate—he came into my shop two or three days after
<lb/>wards, and was going to insult me, and I gave him in charge again.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-66" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BENHAM</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 68). I took the prisoner on 25th August for passing a bad shilling to Mr. Ayres—he was taken to Worship Street Police Court, remanded, and discharged—he gave his name, Roger Mack.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-67" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-67" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This florin, shilling, and sixpence, are bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I earned 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. that day and spent 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I did not want to give the florin to my landlord, or he would have kept the whole, so I changed it to give him 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. of it—I am innocent.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-19-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18681123-19-punishment-20" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder</hi>.</p>
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<lb/>dicted for
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<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 98). On 9th November I was with Obee, another officer, in Cheapside, and saw the prosecutor endeavouring to get away from two persons, not the prisoners—I saw the two prisoners come from the opposite side of the road—Pheby placed himself immediately in front of the prosecutor—Carter went on his left side, and put his right hand on the prosecutor's shoulder, and drew the pin from his scarf—Pheby, at the same time, was preventing his getting from the crowd—Carter's hand was immediately seized by myself and Obee—he had the pin in his hand, and it went through the inside of one of his fingers, and it commenced to bleed—he passed the pin—there were ten or a dozen hands endeavouring to get it—it went from Carter to some person, I could not say who—I took Carter</p>
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<p>to the station, with some assistance—he was very restive—I was obliged to get the assistance of mounted police to get me through the crowd.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-72" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL OBEE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 899). I was with Whitney—I have heard his account, it is correct—when Garter drew the pin from the gentleman's scarf Whitney and myself tried to get his hand—at the same time Pheby put up his hand, and Carter pressed his hand in the struggle, and Pheby took the pin and threw it up in the air—I caught it as it came down on one of their shoulders, and just managed to reach it—this is the pin (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-73" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN ROBINSON</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to a stockbroker, and livid at 6, Coburg Terrace—this pin is mine—I did not know of its loss until it was shown to me—I was in the crowd, going on business—it was during the procession on Lord Mayor's Day.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Carter's Defence</hi>. I was just by Guildhall. I ran across the road to get out of the way of the horse police, when I was laid hold of—I know nothing about it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Pheby's Defence</hi>. I was by Guildhall, waiting for the show, the same as a great many others. A crowd came, and the officer caught hold of me. I did not know what for.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CARTER</hi>*—
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<interp inst="t18681123-20-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-20-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-21-offence-1 t18681123-name-75"/>William Brine</persName>, and stealing 26 lbs. of cigars and other goods, his property.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROMLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-76" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-76" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-76" type="surname" value="BRINE"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-76" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BRINE</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist, of 20, St John's Road, Shore
<lb/>ditch—on the night of 12th November I went out, about 11.25, leaving the shop door locked—when I came back in the morning I found the police there, the place in disorder, and everything cleared away that they could lay their hands on—this property (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is mine.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-77" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-77" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-77" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES O'BRIEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 257). On the night of 12th November, about 11.45, I was on duty in St. John's Road, and saw a light over the door of No. 20—I waited a few minutes, and the prisoner came out, carry
<lb/>ing a bag of tobacco—as soon as he saw me he dropped it, and attempted to run out at the back—I caught hold of him, and struggled some time—another constable came up, and we took him to the station—I found a key on him—there were two other men in the shop; they escaped—I afterwards found this jemmy in the back garden, and in the shop there was a bag of cigars ready to be taken away.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. I was coming along, about 11.30, the shop door was open, I went in and asked for half an ounce of tobacco. They served me, and then asked if I would go and get a cab for them. I said I would. I got to the street door, and the policeman came and took me. I had nothing on me.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. He had not half an ounce of tobacco on him—there was a candle behind the counter, partly lighted—the entry had been effected by the front door, it was forced open—the key I found on the prisoner did not open it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-78" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MANNING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 171). On the night of 12th November I saw the prisoner at 20, Oxford Street, in custody of last witness—he sat down on a stool, and I afterwards found there three pipes where he had been sitting.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM ROBERT GOODWIN</hi> (34)</persName>, was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-80" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-80" type="surname" value="HOPKINS"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-80" type="given" value="DIANA"/>DIANA HOPKINS</persName> </hi>. I am a widow, and live at Ailsham, in Norfolk—about 7th August, 1849, the prisoner was married to my daughter at the parish church, Ailsham—I was present at the marriage—they lived together after
<lb/>wards for about five years, part of the time at Ailsham and part at Norwich—at the end of the five years ray daughter left him and returned home—she is not living with me now, she is living at Yarmouth; she has been living there better than a twelvemonth—before that she was living with me at Ailsham—since my daughter came home I saw and heard nothing of the prisoner until about a month back, when I was taken to see him—I believe he is a native of Norwich.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did the prisoner say anything to you about a charge against his wife while they were at Norwich?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—he never told me about her having committed adultery—I never heard of it—I understand that he sold off all his furniture at Norwich and left the place—I did not hear it from him; that was the time my daughter came back—at the time of the second marriage (19th May, 1866), I do not know whether my daughter was living with me or in Yarmouth—I don't know where she was—I saw her last a month ago, she was living with me for about two years after she left the prisoner—she left me about two years ago, to get a better situation as she had not any employment in the place.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-81" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE INGALL</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to Messrs Lewis & Sons, solicitors to this pro
<lb/>secution—I obtained this certificate at Ailsham Church—I examined it with the original; it is an authentic copy—(
<hi rend="italic">This certified the marriage of William By grave and Eliza Hopkins, both minors, on the</hi> 7
<hi rend="italic">th August</hi>, 1849).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-82" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-82" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-82" type="surname" value="HOY"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-82" type="given" value="SARAH ANN"/>SARAH ANN HOY</persName> </hi>. I live with my father, at West Horndon, Essex—on the 19th May, 1866, I was married to the prisoner, at St. Leonard's, Shoreditch—in 1865 I was keeping company with him at Broxbourne, where I was in service—I became acquainted with him at the latter end of August or the beginning of September, 1865—he told me he was single—he told me he came from Norwich—someone told my mistress he was a married man, and he said to me and my father that he was single.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he behave kindly to you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—this charge is preferred by my friends.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-83" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-83" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY WILTON</persName> </hi>. I am clerk at St. Leonard's Shoreditch—I was present when the prisoner was married to Sarah Ann Hoy—I produce a copy of the register—(
<hi rend="italic">This certified the marriage of William Robert Goodwin, bachelor, aged</hi> 29,
<hi rend="italic">and Sarah Ann hoy, spinster</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-84" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-84" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM FARRELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 176). I apprehended the prisoner at Norwich, on 28th October last, at the Guildhall—he was told by the Magistrate what the charge was—he said that he heard some years ago that his wife was dead, and he wished she was; alluding to his first wife, who was then in Court—he said that his brother was living with his wife at Yarmouth, and that the instigation of his leaving his wife was that he saw his brother in bed with her—that was thirteen years ago.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoner's Statement before the Magistrate</hi>. "I have not seen my first wife for thirteen years. I can prove adultery against her. I thought she was dead; I heard so."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">called the attention of the Court to</hi> "Reg.
<hi rend="italic">v</hi>. Callen," 9 Car. and Payne; and "Reg.
<hi rend="italic">v</hi>. Thomas;"
<hi rend="italic">and submitted that in the absence of proof that the prisoner was aware of his first wife's existence for seven years, he was</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">entitled to an acquittal</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">THE RECORDER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">considered that the facts were for the Jury. The prisoner received a good character</hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury.—</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-87" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-87" type="given" value="HARRY"/>HARRY FABRY</persName> </hi>. I am twelve years old—I live with my father, a lock
<lb/>smith, at Harrow, and work for him—on 19th November, I was at work, pointing a wall, on the Mount Estate, Harrow—about 4 o'clock that day, the prisoner came up to me—I told him to go away—he said he should not—I told him again to go—he said he should not for me—I said "Go away, you young hypocrite"—he said he should not; and then he said, "You have got a trowel, and I have got a knife, and I will make you fight me"—I said, I should not fight at my work, and I turned round and went on with my work—he jumped on to the scaffold, took hold of my left hand, turned me round, and gave me several blows—he gave me five blow—I saw the blade of a knife in his hand—I did not know I was stabbed—I jumped down off the scaffold, and picked up a brickbat, and ran after him, and threw it at him—I then found myself bleeding—I had never seen the prisoner before.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. He began upon me when I was going up the hill.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I did not—I was at my work when he came up to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-88" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS FABRY</persName> </hi>. I am father of the last witness—I was foreman at these works at Harrow, building a wall—my son was at work there—on Monday, 19th, he was engaged under my orders—I heard some boys coming up the road, and saw the prisoner come very close to where my boy was at work—he turned round to order them away, as I had given him orders in the morning—they stood a few minutes looking at him, and I saw the prisoner run and jump on the scaffold, and saw his hand go like this—I was not aware that he was stabbing him till I got close to him—I unbuttoned his waistcoat, and blood was pouring furiously from his throat—he was stabbed in five places—I took him to the doctors.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. He called me a b——young hypocrite.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. No such words were used, or I should have heard them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-89" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES STANGE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman X</hi> 245). I took the prisoner into custody—I found him under a hedge, two fields off—I said, "What do you do hid there?"—he made no answer—I pulled him out, and asked him to give me the knife he stabbed the poor boy with—he said he had not got it—I said, "I shall look you up for stabbing the poor boy"—he said, "He had no business to swear at me"—afterwards he said at the station, to his mother, he threw it away in the hedge—it has not been found.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">of unlawfully wounding</hi> </rs>.—
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-24-offence-1 t18681123-name-91"/>William Curtis</persName>, from his person; and </rs>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROMLRY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM CURTIS</hi>. I live at Walworth Common, and am a foreman plate
<lb/>layer on the London and South Western Railway—on 24th December, 1867, I was in Newgatge Market, and took my watch, which had been supplied to me by the company—Isaw the prisoner Waters in the market, in the crowd?</p>
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<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is my watch—I know it by the number and the maker's name.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-93" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CARNEY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 386). On 5th November, I took Smith into custody on another charge, at 49, Underwood Street, Whitechapel—Smith was wearing this watch—I asked how he accounted for it—he said it was his—next morning he said it belonged to his wife's son, that he had given it to him in part payment of some money he owed him, and had gone to New York—I made inquiries, and found the prosecutor, and he identified the watch.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JANE SMITH</hi> (38)</persName>
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<lb/>macassars and other goods, his property.
<hi rend="italic">Second Count</hi>—Feloniously receiving the same.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WATERS</hi>**
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-25-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-25-18681123 t18681123-25-punishment-26"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROMLEY</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman K</hi> 386). About 12.30 or 1 o'clock on 2nd November, I was in the Burdett Road—I saw the prisoner Waters there—another man was in advance of him—I don't know who he was—they were going towards the prosecutor's house—we followed them for some distance, and then lost them—I met them again about 2 o'clock—Waters had a bundle—the other said, "
<hi rend="italic">Chuck it in there</hi>"—he tried to
<hi rend="italic">chuck</hi> it into an unoccupied shop, but it did not go in—when Waters saw me he ran away—I ran after him and apprehended him—272 took charge of the property—several other constables came up at the time, because I cried out, "Stop thief!"—I found that a burglary had been committed at the prosecutor's house shortly afterwards—the window was thrown up, and an attempt had been made at No. 46, on the 5th, about 6.30—from information, I went to the house occupied by the prisoner Smith and the woman—I found a coat there—the female prisoner was standing at the door—I told her I had received information that a man had just brought in a bundle—she said, "You are mistaken"—I walked through the passage and found this coat in the back kitchen—there are three rooms on the ground-floor—I asked her how she came in possession of it, and she said a young man brought it in—I asked her who, but she could not tell me his name, or where he lived—I saw Smith sitting in the next room—I said, "How do you account for this being in the house"—he said he did not know anything about it—I asked him if he saw the young man that brought it in—he said he did not, but he heard his wife talking to somebody.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Count</hi>—Receiving the same.</rs> </p>
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<p>St. George's—on 18th October, I was aroused by the police at 5 o'clock—I saw the window open—it had been closed the previous night, about 11.30, but the shutters were not shut—when I went down I missed a cloth jacket, a damask tablecloth, two bonnets, cuffs, collars, and other articles—they were all safe the previous night, when I went to bed—the window was on the ground-floor.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 174). On the morning of 31st October I went to 3, Philip Street, Shad well—I knocked at the door and asked if Annie was in—that is the name the prisoner goes by—she came to the door—I asked her if she knew anything of a burglary being committed in the New Road—she said, "No, my God, I don't"—I mentioned the articles that had been stolen—she asked me if I would allow her to go next door to fetch a candle, to show me into the room—I allowed her to go, and instead of turning in at the door she ran away—I pursued her about 100 yards, and caught her—I gave her in charge—I went and searched the room, and found the articles produced—I was on duty there on the night of the 17th and also of the 18th—I saw the prisoner there, in company with two convicted thieves.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). These are my articles they were safe in my room when I went to bed that night.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-104" type="given" value="MARY"/>MART THOMPSON</persName> </hi>. I live in the house where these things were found—I saw them found by the constable—the prisoner occupies that room.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Statement before the Magistrate</hi>. "I was in the Whitechapel Road three weeks ago. I met two men; one wanted to sleep with me. I asked him for money, and he said, 'I have got what will do for money;' he then gave me the things the constable has. I slept with the man at the coffee-house."</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES CARDWELL</hi> (35)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-27-offence-1 t18681123-name-106"/>George Joyce</persName>, with intent to do grievous bodily harm.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-107" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE JOYCE</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer, living at Brentford—on the 10th October I was at Vinoe's house, where I live, drinking with the prisoner—I said to him, "
<hi rend="italic">Charley</hi>, you have begun your old game again"—I was not quite sober—I knocked him out of his chair three times—he then went behind the screen, by the street door, and said, "I won't fight you, but I am ready for you"—I went to him, we closed, and both fell on the ground—I did not see anything in his hand at that time—Vince separated us—I got up and sat in the chair—about a quarter of an hour or twenty minutes afterwards I felt very queer and sick, and was obliged to go out fox air—I went with Vince to the Alton Arms, leaving the prisoner in the house—I then went back home and went to bed, and slept all night in the same bed with the prisoner—I did not find out that I was wounded till about 7 o'clock, then I discovered some blood on the sheet and on my clothes—I found that I was stabbed in my left side, under the lower rib—I showed the wound to the prisoner, and he said he would not have had it happen for 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—I said, "I shall always judge you as the man that has done it"—he made no answer—I went to the hospital, and remained there till the 27th October—I had no quarrel with anyone but the prisoner—I was not fighting with any other person.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-108" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES VINCE</persName> </hi>. The prisoner and prosecutor lodged at my house—I remember Joyce coming in between 7 and 8 o'clock—I believe he was drunk</p>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. or 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. when they are out of work—I did not see the fall.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant T</hi> 15.) I went to Vinoe's house about 10 o'clock, on the 11th of October, and saw the prisoner and Joyce there—I asked Joyce what was the matter, and he said, "I have been stabbed"—I said, "Who has done it?"—he said, "I don't know who has done it"—I asked him if he had had any quarrel with any person, or had been fighting—he said, "Yes, I have"—I said, "Who with?"—he said, "With that man sitting there," pointing to the prisoner—I asked him if he had any weapon in his hand, and he said, "No"—I took him to the hospital and took the prisoner into custody—I found this knife on him—it was a large one, and corresponded in width with the wound in the man's body—there was no blood upon it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">The Prisoner's Statement before the Magistrate</hi>. "I saw the prosecutor and another party in a public house two hours afterwards, and he abused me. I would not speak to him and I went home; he was in bed and I went to bed."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I am very sorry it happened. I never did such a thing in my life.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—the sack was not mine.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was it after you got back that you saw the other man run out of the house?
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman C</hi> 180). I saw the prisoner running, and seized him, we both fell together, he on the top—I held him till the other constables came up—as we were going back to the house, he said it was a mistake.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM DAVIS</hi> (30)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18681123-34-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlaw
<lb/>fully having counterfeit coin in their possession, with intent to utter it.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WEIGHTMAN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROMLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">DAVIS</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-134" type="given" value="CLARA EMMA"/>CLARA EMMA BROOKS</persName> </hi>. I live with my step-father, a tobacconist, at 392, Caledonian Road—on 28th October I served Johnson with half an ounce of tobacco—he gave me a shilling—I gave it to my step-father, and said in Johnson's presence, "I think this is a bad shilling."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-135" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-135" type="given" value="FREDERICK WILLIAM"/>FREDERICK WILLIAM PRITCHARD</persName> </hi>. I am step-father to the last witness—I followed her into the shop, as Johnson appeared to be drunk—she gave me the shilling—I bent it up and said to Johnson, "This is a bad shilling"—he said, "Is it? I had it from my employers on the North London Railway this morning; if you will return it, I will take it back"—I said, "Have you no more money about you?"—he said, "Yes, but I do not require the tobacco"—I gave him the shilling, took back the tobacco, and he left the shop—I went to the door, saw a constable, and gave him directions, and shortly afterwards the two prisoners were brought back by two constables.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-136" type="given" value="AMOS"/>AMOS HAYES</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y</hi> 283). On 28th October I received instructions from Pritchard—I followed Johnson, and saw him join Davis, ten or twelve yards from the shop—he appeared to pass something to Davis, but I did not see anything actually pass—they went farther down the road in conversation—I then saw Davis's hand drop down, and heard the chink of coin on the road—I saw another constable—he took Johnson—Davis ran away—I overtook him and said, "Which of you has been attempting to pass bad money?"—he said, "I know nothing about it"—I said, "What have you thrown down there?"—he said, "I have thrown nothing away"—I caught hold of him by the left arm, and he threw this handkerchief down—I picked it up and said, "Have you got some more of it here?"—he said, "I know nothing about it"—I took him back to where I had left Johnson with the other policeman, and they were both taken to Mr. Pritchard's shop—I opened the handker
<lb/>chief at the station—it contained ten counterfeit shillings in a sealed packet, with a layer of paper between each two—I found on Davis four pawn</p>
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<p>tickets, a knife, half an ounce of tobacco, a roll of bread, a bunch of keys, 13
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver, a packet of cocoa, and 8 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper—there was a crown piece, and the rest in shillings and sixpences—on Johnson I found seven half-ounces of tobacco, a packet of cocoa, a knife, a roll of bread, a purse, 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver, and 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, and four counterfeit shillings—all were in different packets, one of which is the one identified by Pritchard—that was in his waistcoat pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-137" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WALTER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>). I took Johnson, and said I should take him to the station for attempting to pass a bad shilling—he said, "I have got no bad money about me"—I searched the road at the place pointed out to me by Hayes, where the prisoners had passed, and found this bad shilling (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-138" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-138" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-138" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-138" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad shilling, of 1855—these three found on Johnson are bad, one of 1859 and two of 1865—these ten shillings thrown away by Davis are bad; among them are five from one mould, and from the same mould as the one uttered by Johnson—here is one of 1859 from the same mould as the one of 1859 found on Johnson, and there are five of 1865 from one mould, and from the same as two of the same date found on Johnson.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Johnson's Defence</hi>. I did not know I had bad money about me.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHNSON</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-34-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">DAVIS</hi>
<rs id="t18681123-34-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">He received a good character. Recommended to Merty by the Jury—</hi> </rs>
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BRINDLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">appeared for</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Dacey</hi>;
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. W. SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">for Driscoll</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-142" type="given" value="CAROLINE"/>CAROLINE EVANS</persName> </hi>. I am single, and live at 44, Dudley Street, St Giles's—on Saturday flight, 14th November, I was walking through Seven Dials with two young men—the prisoners came up—Dacey struck my young man's friend, and Driscoll struck my young man—Dacey pushed me against the wall, while Driscoll tore my pocket out of the right side of my dress—there was 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. or 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in it—I ran away, and did not know they were in custody till next morning.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What time was it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A few minutes before midnight—I was with James Orford; the other young man was Robert Smith—I had not long come from work—the young men I was with were not called before the Magistrate—I saw my young man last on Saturday night—he knew I was coming here to
<lb/>day—I had more than a 1
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I cannot tell whether it was in halfpence or pence.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You went away and left the young men there and the prisoners?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-143" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH WINDSOR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman F</hi> 97). I was in Moor Street, Seven Dials, in plain clothes, and saw the prosecutrix and two young men quarrelling—I saw the prisoners there—Dacey went up to one young man, struck him, and knocked him down—Driscoll struck the other young man—Dacey held the prosecutrix against a shutter, and Driscoll tore her pocket clean out of her frock—they both ran away into Compton Street—I followed them—they went under a lamp, and I saw them looking at something—I ran across the</p>
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<p>road and took Driscoll—Dacey ran away—Dacey was very violent, and assaulted me several times—he threw me down, and being assisted by another man, he got away, and another man assaulted me—he was stopped by another constable, and I took him to the station, and charged him with assaulting and robbing a woman unknown—I afterwards took Driscoll.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Have you ever said one single word, before to
<lb/>day, about seeing Dacey under a lamp, looking at something?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; my deposition was read over to me, and I did not miss it—I have taken no means to bring the young men here—I spoke to the clerk, and he told me that they would not prosecute; and I spoke to them, but they would not come up—I have not subpoenaed them.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-144" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CHANDLER</persName> </hi>. I live at 20, Grafton Street, Soho—on Saturday night, about 11.55, I saw Dacey in the street, and saw him knock down one of the men who was with the female, and Driscoll knocked down the other—Dacey held the prosecutrix and Driscoll took hold of her dress and tore her pocket out—she called out for assistance, and thirty or forty people came round—both the prisoners ran into Moor Street—I afterwards saw them together, but did not follow them—I went up Earl Street, and saw them in custody.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-145" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BROOKS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman F</hi> 78). I was in Dudley Street, and saw Dacey running, and Windsor following him—I stopped him; he said nothing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Are you sure of that?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said nothing when I stopped him; but when they came up and charged him, he said that he was innocent.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-35-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.*†—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-35-18681123 t18681123-35-punishment-36"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment each</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BRINDLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRIFFITHS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman F</hi> 97). On 14th November, I had Jeremiah Dacey in custody—he became very violent, and attempted to throw me down—the prisoner then came up and assisted Dacey to throw me down, when he said, "Well done, Jerry, you have done that proper"—I fell, and Dacey under me—the prisoner commenced kicking at me, and kicked Dacey in the eye, which made a very large place—he afterwards kicked me on the head and arm—my head bled, but not very severely—I got up, and Dacey again began struggling with me—the prisoner caught me round the arms, and held me while Dacey got away—I called, "Stop thief!" and the prisoner was taken—he came towards me and said, "You have got him again, then"—I said, "Yes," and pointed him out to
<hi rend="italic">F</hi> 78—he got away, and about four days afterwards I met him in St. Andrew's Street, and took him.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-149" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-149" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CHANDLER</persName> </hi>. I am a bookbinder—I saw the constable and Dacey struggling, the prisoner went up—a few words were said which I could not hear, and he caught hold of Dacey and held him—I saw him on the ground, and saw the prisoner make a kick—I afterwards saw blood on the police
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Did you see me strike the policeman?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. I saw you kick at someone—the only kick I saw was received by Dacey—you are the person.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I am innocent I came out to get half an ounce of tobacco, and was taken—I saw the constable on Monday morning, and he saw me, but he would not take me then—in the evening he said, "Halloa, there you are, it is not a long time since I saw you," and he took me to the station.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-150" type="given" value="LOSEPH"/>LOSEPH WINDSOR</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I never saw him between the assault and the time he was taken—he was very violent when I took him, and I was obliged to get assistance.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="italic">and was further charged with having been before convicted</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-153" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS EARTHING</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 223). I produce a certificate—(
<hi rend="italic">Read</hi>: "Thomas Wilson, convicted at Clerkenwell, on his own confession, February, 1866, of stealing in a dwelling-house. Confined Twelve Months</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-154" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH KING</persName> </hi>. I am a warder of Cold Bath Fields—I was also present—the prisoner is the person.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-37-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-37-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.**—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-37-18681123 t18681123-37-punishment-39"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES REEVES</hi> (22)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-38-offence-1 t18681123-name-156"/>Thomas Orme</persName>, and stealing from his person part of a chain, his property.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-157" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-157" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS ORME</persName> </hi>. I am a sadler, of 29, Russell Street, Mile End—about 12 o'clock on Saturday night, November 7, I was in Whitechapel Road, by the corner of the London Hospital, and was met by two or three men—I cannot say which it was, as it was so momentary—one snatched my watch chain and broke it, taking part of it—they ran away, and I followed them, but the prisoner came before me—I pushed him aside, and he struck me a fearful blow behind the ear, which sent me almost staggering into the middle of the road—he was laid bold of by a stranger, and I gave him in custody—in the excitement of the moment I cannot say that the prisoner is the man who struck, but nobody else was near enough to do so—the person who I pushed away struck me directly, and my witness laid hold of</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Did not you give me in charge first for stealing your watch I
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Yes; I was labouring under excitement through the punishment I had received—I afterwards found I had only lost a piece of my chain.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-158" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-158" type="surname" value="LLOYD"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-158" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED LLOYD</persName> </hi>. I was near the London Hospital, and saw the prisoner and two more following Orme, who crossed from the corner of Mount Street to the hospital railings—the others fell in front of Orme and snatched his chain, and the prisoner got in front of him, put his hands on his shoulders, and prevented his
<hi rend="italic">grabbing</hi> the thief—Orme shoved him on the right side, and the prisoner struck him under the right ear, and sent him staggering to the railings of the London Hospital—I ran up close by the side of him, and he was about to strike him again—he looked at me, and ran by the prisoner's side, shoulder to shoulder, into the middle of Mount Street—I saw</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What are you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A French polisher, of 13, Minerva Street, Hackney Road—I was two or three minutes late at the Police Court, and was not bound over.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-159" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE FORD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 191). I took the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>. Did not the prosecutor say at the station that he had forgotten the blow?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>. Yes—he had had a little drop of drink—I did not see the mark of a blow—the prosecutor mentioned the blow first, and the witness afterwards.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi>. I was merely passing along, and the man caught hold of me, and threw me on my face. A policeman came up, and he gave me in charge for stealing his watch. On Sunday he came to the station, said that he had found his watch, and charged me with stealing the chain. He said that he could not swear to me, but he had paid a witness to do so.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-160" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED LLOYD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). The inspector said, "You have acted exceed
<lb/>ingly well in this case; you will be at the Court to
<lb/>morrow at 10 o'clock," and the prosecutor said, "You shall not be at a loss for your day's time."</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-38-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18681123-38-punishment-40" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-38-18681123 t18681123-38-punishment-40"/> Eighteen Months' Imprisonment,</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18681123-38-punishment-41" type="punishmentCategory" value="corporal"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-38-punishment-41" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="whipping"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-38-18681123 t18681123-38-punishment-41"/> and Twenty five Strokes with the Cat.</rs> </hi> 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">to be given to Alfred Lloyd</hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">Second Count</hi>—Receiving the same.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. M. WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">appeared for Aaron, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">for Arnes</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-164" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-164" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-164" type="given" value="CHARLOTTE"/>CHARLOTTE MERCER</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Isaac Mercer, of 116, Sidney Street, Mile End—on 1st November, about 9 p.m., I fastened up the house—I found the shutters open at 12.40, and missed two jackets, a shawl, and a skirt—this is the skirt (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—it was safe when I went to bed—it is partly made—I am a dressmaker, and it was left for me to make.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-165" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-165" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-165" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED PAOE</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Fisher, a pawnbroker—a fortnight or three weeks ago Arnes brought this skirt to pawn—we had received information from the police, and a pattern, the day before, and stopped it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-166" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-166" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-166" type="given" value="JOSHUA"/>JOSHUA SOLOMOX</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi>). I took Ames on 3rd November, and secured this skirt from the pawnbroker the same day—she said, "I bought it in Petticoat Lane yesterday"—I took her to Fisher's, and as we were leaving Aaron came up outside the shop, and said, "What is the matter?"—she said, "I am taken in custody for pawning this"—he said, "I gave her 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. yesterday to buy it"—I took him in custody.—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THIRD COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, November</hi> 24
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1868.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Robert Malcolm Kerr, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE SMITH</hi> (31)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18681123-40-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pocketpicking"/>, stealing a watch, the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-40-offence-1 t18681123-name-168"/>John Gilmour</persName>, from his person.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-169" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-169" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-169" type="surname" value="GILMOUR"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-169" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GILMOUR</persName> </hi>. I am a gentleman, out of business, and live at Grove Lodge, Shepherd'a Bush—on the 9th November I was in Cheap side, at the</p>
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<p>corner of Ironmonger Lane—there was a great crowd there—I felt my watch snatched from my pocket—it was a gold watch, worth 25
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., with a guard to it—it was snapped at the swivel—the prisoner is the man that took the watch—I saw him take it distinctly—he made off—I called, "Stop thief!"—I afterwards saw him in custody, and identified him—this is the watch (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-170" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-170" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-170" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM DEAN</persName> </hi>. I am a messenger, at Messrs. Matheson and Co's, of Lombard Street—I was at the corner of Old Jewry on Lord Mayor's Day—something fell at my feet—I picked it up, it was this watch—I gave it to the officer.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-171" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-171" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-171" type="given" value="MARTIN"/>MARTIN MINNOW</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 776). On 9th November I was on duty in Cheapside—I saw the prisoner running in the direction of the Bank, from Ironmonger Lane—I heard a cry of "Stop thief?"—I caught him, and took him to Bow Lane Station—the prosecutor saw him after
<lb/>wards, and directly recognized him—I received the watch from another constable—the prisoner said he did not take it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN WILLIAMS</hi> (17)</persName>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-174" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-174" type="surname" value="JACKSON"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-174" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN JACKSON</persName> </hi>. I live at 16, Church Street, St. Giles's, and am a labourer—on 7th November I was in Newport Market, in a public-house—the prisoner came in, with some other men—I knew him by sight—I treated him to some beer—I came out after that, and was going away—the prisoner came out, and asked me to treat them again—I refused—one of them offered to fight me, not the prisoner—I was knocked down—they all kicked me when I was on the ground—the prisoner struck me several times—I felt something sharp go into my ear—I can't tell who did that—I got up, and was knocked down again, and I felt something go into me again—the prisoner was there, beating me, as well as the others—I was got up and the prisoner followed me, and struck me again—someone came up and took me away—I fainted from loss of blood—I was taken to the hospital, and am still under the doctor's care.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman C R</hi> 23). On 7th November, about 9.30, I met the last witness in Newport Market—he pointed out the prisoner to me, and charged him with assaulting him with some instrument—the prisoner made no answer at all.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ROBERT FRANKLIN</hi> (19)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18681123-42-offence-1 t18681123-name-177"/>Boyd Ramsay</persName>, and stealing a chain and key, his property.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BRINDLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-178" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-178" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-178" type="surname" value="RAMSAY"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-178" type="given" value="BOYD"/>BOYD RAMSAY</persName> </hi>. I live at 36, Crescent Place, Hackney—on 14th February, about 1 o'clock, I was in Old Street Road—the prisoner came up, turned round short upon me, caught me by the neck, and tore my chain away—I had a large bundle under my arm, and could not held him—he got away—I followed, about five yards behind him—I did not lose sight of him—he ran in the road, and I ran behind him—the value of the chain was 15
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—this is the key which was attached to it.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-179" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-179" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES WARE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 32). I saw the prisoner running down Old Street—I crossed the road and stopped him—the prosecutor came up in</p>
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<p>about two minutes, and charged him with stealing the chain and key—I found the key near the place when I stopped him—the prisoner said he was not running.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-42-18681123 t18681123-42-punishment-44"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment,</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-42-18681123 t18681123-42-punishment-45"/>and Twenty Lashes with the Cat</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. POLAND</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BRINDLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-183" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-183" type="given" value="AUGUSTUS HENRY"/>AUGUSTUS HENRY CLEE</persName> </hi>. I live at 10, Duke Street, London Bridge—I was formerly in the Marine Artillery, stationed at Portsmouth—on Wednesday night I came up to London—I got to the Waterloo Station about 8 o'clock—I saw the prisoner Fryer there with another man, not Carr—I had a bag with me—I asked them the way to London Bridge—I did not speak to either one, I asked them both—Fryer offered to show me the way, and asked whether he should carry my bag—I said yes, he might, and we all went to London Bridge—I had stopped at a coffee house, 10, Duke Street, before, and I wished to go there again—we went in, and I engaged a lodging for the night, and paid for it—we came out again, and Fryer went with me to the Monument—I was to have met a friend there—Fryer then asked me if I should like to hear a song—I said, "Yes," and he told me that the Cambridge Music Hall was the nearest—I agreed to go—we had a glass of ale before we went in, and I gave the man 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for carrying my bag—at the bar of the music hall I gave them some more refreshment, and 6 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I said I should not require them any more—I left them at the bar and went into the hall—I stayed there till 11.30—I saw the prisoner Carr there, leaning over the rails about ten yards from me for about twenty minutes—I spoke to him, and asked him if he would have something to drink—he said, "It is very poor drink you get here, I can show you a place where you can get better"—we came out, and went into a public-house—I gave him a glass there—we then went into another house, and had some more—I felt rather hungry, and asked him if he could show me where there was an eating-house—he said he would—just before that Fryer again met me, and we all three went to the eating-house together—they had something to eat; I paid for it—it was very near 12 o'clock when we left—I told them I wished to go to my lodgings—they told me that as they were going that way, they would show me a nearer road than what I should find myself—as we went along, Carr was on the left-hand side of me, and Fryer on the right, a little in advance—Carr put his arm round my neck and squeezed my throat very tight—I was choked for a moment—Fryer stood in front, and I felt Carr's hand put into my pocket—I felt it withdrawn, and was then violently pushed on the ground, and my head came in contact with the stones—I got up, called "Stop thief!" and the two prisoners ran away directly—it was in the centre of the road where the robbery took place—one ran on one side of the street and one on the other—I followed Carr, the one that had the money—I lost sight of him down a street, but he was stopped, I believe, by a constable—I saw him in custody—he was taken to the station, and I charged him with the robbery—Fryer was brought in after we had been at the station a few minutes—when Carr put his hands into my pockets I had some loose silver, and three sovereigns in a piece of paper—I have seen the paper and the three sovereigns since.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Fryer</hi>. You expected to meet someone at the Monument?
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>.</p>
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<p>Yes; it was a female—I believe I asked you to show me the nearest music hall.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-184" type="given" value="JEREMIAH"/>JEREMIAH CALLARD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 155). on Wednesday night, 18th November, I heard a cry in the street—I saw Carr running in Union Street, Bishopsgate, and a constable after him—I stopped him—I took him to the station—the prosecutor came there soon after—I went back to the spot where I arrested Carr, and found three sovereigns wrapped in a piece of paper—I searched him and found 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver, 5
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, and a medal.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-185" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-185" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-185" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD BENSHALT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 106). On Wednesday, 18th November, about 1 o'clock, I was on duty in Sandy's Row—I heard a cry of "Stop thief!"—I saw Carr running in the direction of Union Street—I spoke to Policeman H 156, and we both followed him—I saw him caught—the pro
<lb/>secutor came up and charged him—I afterwards saw Fryer in custody at the station.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-186" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-186" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS DREWITT</persName> </hi>. I am a checking clerk at the London and North-Western Railway, Old Broad Street—I was going to my work about 1 o'clock or 12.55—I was in Bishops gate Street, and heard a cry of "Stop thief!"—I saw two men run out of Half Moon Street into Bishopsgate Street—one ran to the right and the other to the left—I ran after Fryer and was in the act of holding him when I slipped down—I got up and caught him, and took him to the station—he said he knew nothing about it, he was after the thief—he went quietly to the station with me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Carr's Defence</hi>. I plead guilty to the robbery. I did not use any violence.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-43-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-43-18681123 t18681123-43-punishment-46"/>Eighteen Months' Imprisonment,</rs> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18681123-43-punishment-47" type="punishmentDescription">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-43-18681123 t18681123-43-punishment-47"/>and Twenty-five Lashes each</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM LANGLEY</hi> (42)</persName>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., his money.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DALY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended King, and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MONTAGU WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Langley</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-190" type="given" value="HERMANN BARNARD"/>HERMANN BARNARD HORMAN</persName> </hi>. I lived at 30, Dorset Street, now I live at Mr. Smith's, Brick Lane—I am a printer—about 1.45 on the morning of the 5th November, I was in Dorset Street—I saw the prisoners there, standing at the door of the lodging-house where I was going to get some
<lb/>thing to eat—Langley struck me on the right eye and knocked me down—two men came up and helped me; King was one of them—I had some money about me—I lost it ail—it was about 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., I can't say exactly—it was in my right-hand trousers pocket—one man had his hand on my throat, and said, "Run, run, I will catch you"—they all three went into the lodging-home immediately—there was a lamp near—Langley had struck me on another occasion and taken 14
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I knew them both by sight before.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you not say before the Magis
<lb/>trate it was King who took you by the throat?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I said it was King first, and then Langley—I was sober—I had had a pot of beer—it was not dark.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You say Langley robbed you some time before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I met him in the street after be had robbed me several times—I did not give him in charge, because I was alone in the street.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-45-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing one chest and 112 lbs. of tea, the goods of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BRINDLEY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>;
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MONTAGU WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Thomas and Hennesey</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>
<hi rend="italic">defended Whittaker</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-195" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GREEN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City Detective</hi> 249). On the 5th November, about 4.30, I was in Fore Street—I saw the prisoners there in a cart, and fol
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<lb/>mained there some time—they turned their horse round again, and went to Commercial Street, Shoreditch—a van was standing there, laden with boxes, &c.—they stopped close to that van—Hennesey got out of the cart, and spoke to the boy in charge of the horse—Thorns drove the cart close to the side of the van—Whittaker and Thorns both stood up in the cart, and tried to lift a large box from the front of the van—they did not succeed, and left—they were joined by Hennesey; he got into the cart, and they drove again to the Minories—one of Chaplin and Horne's vans was standing there, laden with chests of tea—they drove the horse close to the van—Hennesey got out, and spoke to the boy who had charge of the van—Thorns and Whittaker drove the cart to the front part of the van, and lifted a large chest off it, and placed it in their cart—they then whipped the horse up, and drove on—I followed them for about 200 yards, and hearing a cry behind I ran into the road and stopped the horse—Thomas and Whittaker jumped out behind—Whittaker ran to the right and Thomas to the left—I followed Thomas, and after running about 200 yards I caught him—I told him I was an officer, and should take him into custody for stealing a chest of tea from the van—he made no reply, but put his hand into his pocket and drew his knife—it was not opened—after a smart struggle I called upon a by stander to assist me, and we got him into a booking-office, and got the knife from him—he was taken to the station—I found 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on him—I gave a description of the other two men to Sergeant Kenwood—I next saw them on Sunday, the 8th, at Seething Lane Police Station, in the custody of Kenwood and Burrows—I told Hennesey he would be charged with a man then in custody for stealing a chest of tea, and he replied, "All right, governor"—the other man said nothing—I was watching the men for two hours—I saw them in the cart about 4.30—I was near the cart, before and behind, on several occasions—I had a good oppor
<lb/>tunity of seeing them—I am sure the three prisoners are the men that were in the cart—I had known Hennesey before—the chest of tea was identified by the carman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Who was driving when you first saw the cart?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Hennesey—Whittaker did not drive at all—Thomas and Whittaker were the two who took the chest off the van—the chest weighs 114 lbs.—Thomas and Whittaker stood up in the cart and hauled it off the</p>
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<p>van to the cart—I was about fifty yards from the cart, in a doorway—I was right opposite the cart—I am quite sure Whittaker was there—I had never seen him before—he was not taken at that time—he was taken by Sergeant Kenwood—I went into the station and saw him there—I was sent for, and identified them—I went for that purpose.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18681123-name-196" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-196" type="surname" value="EAST"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-196" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE EAST</persName> </hi>. I am a carman, in the employ of Messrs. Chaplin and Horne—on the 5th November I had a pair of horses and a van—I was col
<lb/>lecting goods, in the Minories—I had collected eight chests of tea from Nicholson's Wharf—after that I went to the Minories, and left the van in charge of the boy—I was away five or ten minutes—I bad to go and get a waybill—when I came back I missed a chest of tea—I had left it on the front of the van—I saw the constable with a horse and cart, and the chest of tea in the cart—it was one that I bad collected from Nicholson's—the constable had Thomas in custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18681123-name-197" type="surname" value="FARMER"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-197" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES FARMER</persName> </hi>. I was with the last witness, and I was left in charge of the van at the corner of Church Street while last witness had gone away for a short time—there were eight chests of tea in the van—someone spoke to me, but I did not notice who it was—I heard a cart come up alongside the van—I saw the wheels of the cart—I went round to the other side, and the cart was driven away—I saw the chest of tea in the cart—I halloaed out "Stop it!" three times, and then I caught hold of the horse—the men jumped out of the cart, and I saw the officer take Thomas—I turned the cart round and brought it back.</p>
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<persName id="t18681123-name-198" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-198" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-198" type="surname" value="BALDWIN"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-198" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN BALDWIN</persName> </hi>. I am a cab proprietor, at 42, Bethnal Green Road—I also let horses and carts—on the 5th November I let a horse and cart to Hennesey, about 2.30 in the afternoon—it was taken by the hour—I saw it afterwards in the charge of the police.</p>
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<persName id="t18681123-name-199" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18681123-name-199" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-199" type="surname" value="KENWOOD"/>
<interp inst="t18681123-name-199" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD KENWOOD</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Police-Sergeant H</hi> 16). In company with Police Constable Burrows 1 went to the Seven Stars public-house in Brick Lane, Spitalfields, on Sunday, the 8th November, in the evening—I found Hen
<lb/>nesey and Whittaker there, in company with Thomas' wife, drinking—I told Hennesey I should take him into custody for stealing a chest of tea on the 5th, in the Minories, with a man on remand—he said he did not know anything about the tea—on the way to the station a female came up and spoke to him—he said, "You go to the corner of Brick Lane and tell that man not to identify me"—I said, "It is no use for her to do that, for I saw the man this morning, and he said he could identify the men"—I took him to the station, and he was afterwards seen by Green, who identified him as one of the men.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WILLIAMS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What did Hennesey say?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said he knew nothing about the tea—Green said he should charge him with stealing the chest, but I forget the words that he made use of.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. NICHOLSON</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Green came to the station on purpose to identify the men, did not he?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; he was telegraphed for.</p>