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<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</p>
<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>J. C. LAWRENCE, MAYOR.</p>
<p>THIRD SESSION, HELD JANUARY 11TH, 1869.</p>
<p>MINUTES OF EVIDENCE,</p>
<p>TAKEN IN SHORT-HAND, BY</p>
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<p>AND</p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-2" type="given" value="ALEXANDER"/>ALEXANDER BUCKLER</persName>,</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>ROLLS CHAMBERS, No. 89, CHANCERY LANE.</p>
<p>THE POINTS OF LAW AND PRACTICE</p>
<p>REVISED AND EDITED, BY</p>
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<p>OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>BUTTERWORTHS, 7, FLEET STREET,</p>
<p>Law Publishers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.</p>
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<p>THE</p>
<p>WHOLE PROCEEDINGS</p>
<p>On the Queen's Commission of</p>
<p>OYER AND TERMINER AND GAOL DELIVERY</p>
<p>FOR</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>AND GAOL DELIVERY FOR THE</p>
<p>COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, AND THE PARTS OF THE COUNTIES OF ESSEX, KENT, AND SURREY, WITHIN THE JURISDICTION</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT,</p>
<p>Held on Monday, January 11th, 1869, and following days,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BEFORE THE RIGHT HON</hi>.
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES CLARKE LAWRENCE, M.P., LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">HENRY SINGER KEATING</hi>, Knt., one of the Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT LUSH</hi>, Knt., one of the Barons of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT WALTER CARDEN</hi>, Knt.,
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-4" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CARTER</persName> </hi>, Esq., F. A. S. and F. R. A. S., and Sir
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-5" type="given" value="BENJAMIN SAMUEL"/>BENJAMIN SAMUEL PHILLIPS</persName> </hi>, Knt., Aldermen of the said City; The Right Hon.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUSSELL GURNEY</hi>, Q.C., M.P., Recorder of the said City;
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT BESLEY</hi>, Esq.,
<hi rend="smallCaps">SILLS JOHN GIBBONS</hi>, Esq.,
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<hi rend="smallCaps">JOSEPH CAUSTON</hi>, Esq., Aldermen of the said City;
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-7" 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>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">WILLIAM JAMES RICHMOND COTTON</hi>, Esq., Alderman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHARLES WILLIAM COOKWORTHY HUTTON</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ALEXANDER CROSLEY</hi>. Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ROBERT SLEE</hi>, Esq.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">J. C. LAWRENCE, MAYOR. THIRD SESSION</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—an obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, January</hi> 11
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1869.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Reorder.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BESLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution;</hi> </p>
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<lb/>coat, and attempted to take it from me—I resisted, and took hold of him by his coat and waistcoat with my right hand—I had an umbrella in his left hand—this happened just within the urinal—the lamp was quite near—I could see most distinctly, everything, almost as the light of day—the prisoner immediately up with his left fist and struck me a violent blow across my lip—which cut my lip very much—I still retained my hold of him, and called out for help, and then he still retaining his hand on my chain, up with his fist and gave me a violent blow on my left eye—it cut my eye a good deal, and gave me very great pain—the effect of it was to knock me down in the urinal—I had been suffering from severe illness and was rather weak—I was perfectly sober—while I was down he made another violent try at my chain—he got it away from my waistcoat but left my watch in my pocket—the chain he took away—as soon as I got up I went</p>
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<p>to my office first, and immediately made a complaint to a policeman whom I met in Lamb's Conduit Street—he accompanied me to the police station, and I there gave a description of the person—at the time I was in the urinal I saw that he was a dark man with peculiar features, rather a prominent roundish nose, rather a short man and stoutly built—on Sunday, 29th November, ten or eleven days afterwards, I was called by the police to look at some men—four men were shown to me, among them was the prisoner—I recognized him as the man who had assailed me—but I could not swear very positively to him at the moment—it appeared to me that his features had a little changed, that he had extended his nostrils by breathing through them—but on seeing him the next morning in the waiting room I had no difficulty whatever in recognizing him—I am positive now that he is the man.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> When you saw me at the police station were there not two other men with me, and two policemen, about six feet high?
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I don't know who they were, I should think they were about five feet high—I think I first said "I think he is the man, but he has not the same suit of clothes on"—I don't remember that I had any conversation with the constables after that—I went and looked at you again, and was even more confirmed in my impression than I was at first.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman E</hi> 163). I was at the station on 29th November, when the prisoner was there—I called in two young men who were passing by, and placed them and a policeman with the prisoner, and two others who were charged with him, named Edwards and Hopkins—the policeman was in plain clothes, and was about five feet seven or eight in height—the persons from the street were dressed in the same class of life as the prisoner, apparently—the prosecutor went to the prisoner and pointed to him—he was told to touch the one he knew, and he touched the prisoner—he did not point to anyone else—at the Bow Street Police Court the prisoner asked to see me, I refused last Session—he asked the Judge to let him see me—I went to him—I did not hold out any inducement or threat to him—he said "I did not steal the chain, I know who did, I saw the chain just after it was stolen"—he said it was done by three men living on the Dials—he told me their names, and mentioned a house in Charles Street, but said he could not say they were living there—he told me to apprehend them—he said they had not been to see him or sent him anything—he said it was an old fashioned round chain, he saw it in the beer shop on the Dials—I asked him the beer shop, he said he did not know—he said he believed the chain was sold in Barbican—I asked him where, and he then said, "Well, I don't think it was sold there."</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. SMITH</hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). It was a very old-fashioned chain, I should think sixty or seventy years old, with large gold links; what would be called a cable chain—I had had it ten or twelve years—there was another man in the urinal, but this was the only one that attacked me, the other seemed to go away at once.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am innocent of the charge. I saw the man that had the chain in a public-house, shortly after it was stolen, and I gave a description of him. Mrs. Perry, the landlady of the public-house, could prove that I was in her place at 9 o'clock, and never moved out. I had a very bad cold, and had a mustard plaster on.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BESLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman E</hi> 163). On Saturday night, 28th November, I was on duty near the corner of Gray's Inn Road, with Carter, Policeman E 117; we were in plain clothes—about 12 o'clock, I saw the four prisoners, and a woman not in custody, standing at the corner of Gray's Inn Road, in conversation together—I watched them—they remained there about ten minutes—they then went down Holborn as far as the White Horse in Fetter Lane, all five together—two of them, I believe Hopkins and Williams, went into a lodging-house there, the others stopped outside—Hopkins and Williams came out of the lodging-house again, and joined the other three—they then went up Fetter Lane into Holborn, down Red Lion Street, through Princes Street, down Bedford Row, and through Feather-stone Buildings—they stopped there some minutes, and separated—two of them stopped opposite No. 20, Featherstone Buildings, which is a working jeweller's, two went past, and the other stood against the lamp-post in the centre—they then joined at the end of Featherstone Buildings, and went down Holborn together as far as Brownlow Street, went up Brownlow Street, along Bedford Street, and got to the corner of Featherstone Buildings again; they stood there, and then went along as far as Red Lion Street, down Red Lion Street into Holborn and into Featherstone Buildings—Hopkins, Singer, and Williams, and the woman not in custody, stood in a corner there, which is rather dark, and Edwards went up to the door-step of No. 20—the other four were standing nearly opposite No. 20—I went to the corner of Featherstone Buildings, and crossed over to Great Turnstile—Singer saw me and called out, and they all ran out—the two women crossed over on the opposite side of Featherstone Buildings, the other three ran down Holborn, and we caught them opposite the Holborn Theatre—Carter took hold of Hopkins and Edwards—I caught Hold of Williams—some other constables came to our assistance—I told Williams I should charge him with loitering in Holborn and the neighbourhood for the purpose of committing a felony—he said, "I have done nothing, and I sha'n't go"—I said, "You may as well go quietly"—I got him as far as Eagle Street, No. 40, which is a lodging house where thieves live—just there he stopped, and tried to throw me—I called out for a constable to come and assist me; constable Smith came up—we then went about three yards further, when he again tried to throw me, and we both went on the ground—whilst on the ground he dropped something—I could not see what it was; I heard it fall—Smith picked it up; it sounded like iron—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>), it is a crowbar—Hopkins was behind, in custody of Welch.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Williams.</hi> I never offered to throw him; he was trying to screw my arm, and trying to put something up my sleeve.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Certainly not—we were both on the ground when he dropped this.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman E</hi> 117). I was with Chamberlain on the night of 28th November, from 12 till 1.15—I took Hopkins and Edwards into custody—I told them I should charge them with loitering in Holborn and the neighbourhood, for the purpose of committing a felony—Edwards said, "I am only now come, sir"—on the way to the station, he said, "If</p>
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<p>you charge me, you will charge an innocent man"—I had seen him all the time with the others—I found on him a penknife, and 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.</p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-18" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SMITH</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman E R</hi> 33). I went to the assistance of the other constables, when the prisoners were taken into custody—I followed close behind Hopkins—I saw him throw down these three keys, wrapped up in this piece of rag—two of them are skeleton keys, one is a common key—I have produced the
<hi rend="italic">jimmy</hi> which I picked up.
<hi rend="italic">Hopkins.</hi> When we got to the station he would not go into the charge-room, but went into the yard with the other officer, and then produced these keys and the piece of iron. I never had them, or saw them.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> That is not so; we had to wait in the passage, as there were two charges previous to ours.</p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-19" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WALSH</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman E</hi> 63). I conveyed Hopkins to the station—on the way I saw last witness pick up three keys—I did not see them actually drop—I saw Smith pick them up, about eighteen inches from Hop
<lb/>kins—I saw a struggle between Williams and Chamberlain—I saw Smith stoop, but did not see what he actually took up, but when he stood up he showed me the
<hi rend="italic">jimmy</hi>—I saw it there in the street, and the keys also.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Edwards' Defence.</hi> I never saw the keys, I never saw these men or women before. I had been to the Colonnade Mews, and was returning from there. I saw Williams standing talking to a female, and asked him to give me a light, and while he was giving it me, the officers came up and took us, I knew not what for.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Hopkins' Defence.</hi> I was in the public-house, at the corner of Gray's Inn Road, from 8.30 till 12. I then went up Holborn to a pie shop, and about 1 o'clock I was coining down Holborn and saw these men standing talking and asking for a light, and I asked him for one also, and I was getting the light when the officers caught hold of me.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Williams' Defence.</hi> About 12.30 or 12.35 I was coming up Holborn, I had been selling umbrellas. I met with some neighbours and treated them with some ginger beer. Just before I got to Red Lion Street, there were two prostitutes who I knew, and I stopped talking to them for five or ten minutes, and this man came and asked me for a light; I gave it him, and then the other one came and asked, and he got a light off the same light, and the constables came up and seized us; the two females made off.</p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-20" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WALSH</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). Singer was apprehended at the Police Court, on the morning of the 30th—she came with some provisions for the others.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Singers' Defence.</hi> I went to the police station and the constable said, "I will have you, with some of your
<hi rend="italic">pals;</hi> you are the woman that ran away on the Saturday night." I gave him my name and address, and he said, "It is a false name and address, she is a prostitute." I am not, I was three years and a half ago, but have not been since.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-21" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-21" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-21" type="surname" value="CHAMBERLAIN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-21" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM CHAMBERLAIN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). She gave a name and address—I put it down in my book at the time—nothing was said about its being false—I have known her for the last six or seven years—I am quite sure she is one of the women I watched for an hour and a quarter.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness for the Defence of Singer.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-22" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-22" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-22" type="surname" value="LONG"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-22" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY LONG</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Bartholomew Long, and live at 7, Bear Alley, Farringdon Street—on Saturday, 28th November, I was hawking about Richmond—I left Richmond at 10.45, and arrived at Waterloo station</p>
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<p>at 11.30—I came home to my mother's place, 8, Ely Court, Holborn; it was then 12.5—I found the prisoner Singer there, with my tea ready for me—she used to work for me, and mind my brother-in-law, who is a little boy, and earns 4
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a week—I took particular notice of the time, because I had told her I should be home about 12 or a little after.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had you any watch?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; but St. Andrew's clock is right opposite, and I looked at that as I was passing; it is lighted up at night—I know I left Richmond by the 10.45 train; I looked at the clock there, and I also looked at the clock when I got to Waterloo—one of the constables came to my place and I gave him the same account—the young woman was never out later, she was at home minding the place for me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you find her there when you got home?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; and my tea ready—she stopped there till we went home together with my husband and brother-in-law, to my place in Bear Alley—she lives there with me—I always go to my mother's for my supper on Saturday night, not to lose any fire, as I am a poor woman—I went before the Magistrate.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">EDWARDS</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-162-punishment-1" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-162-punishment-1" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-162-punishment-1" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-162-18690111 t18690111-162-punishment-1"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HOPKINS</hi>*—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-162-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-162-punishment-2" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-162-punishment-2" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-162-punishment-2" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def3-162-18690111 t18690111-162-punishment-2"/>Eighteen Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAMS</hi>**—
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-162-verdict-3" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-3" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-3" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-162-punishment-3" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-162-punishment-3" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-162-punishment-3" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-162-18690111 t18690111-162-punishment-3"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SINGER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-162-verdict-4" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-4" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-162-verdict-4" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM DONOVAN</hi> (19)</persName>, and
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<interp inst="def2-163-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">FREDERICK NORMAN</hi> (26)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-163-offence-1 t18690111-name-25"/>Sebastian Martin</persName>, and stealing a purse and 21.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-26" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-26" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-26" type="given" value="SEBASTIAN"/>SEBASTIAN MARTIN</persName> </hi>. I live at 5, Cannon Street Road, St. George's—on the night of 1st January, I was in a public-house in St. George Street—I saw the two prisoners there in company with others—I went out between 11 and 12 o'clock—I was sober—I had had a little, but nothing to affect me in the least—I saw them outside the door—I walked away towards home—after I had walked a little way, the men came up and tackled me—I could tell that they, these two men, were the ones that I saw in the public-house before—there were four of them when I came out, and four came up and attacked me—they took my purse out of my pocket—one put his hand to my eyes, and one held me by the shoulder, and the others were feeling my pockets—I called "Police!" and they ran away—one left a hat behind, and I took it to the station—I did not see the men who attacked me—these prisoners were two of the four that I saw, but I can't say whether they attacked me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-27" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-27" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-27" type="surname" value="CASEY"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-27" type="given" value="CATHERINE"/>CATHERINE CASEY</persName> </hi>. I was with the last witness at the public-house, and came out with him—I saw some persons outside—I think Norman was there, with a young woman—they ran away after they took hold of the man—I saw them catch hold of him, I can't say who it was—it was a dark place—I did not see anyone there but the four men—they were together—I can't say whether either of the prisoners attacked the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-28" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-28" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-28" type="surname" value="PITMAN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-28" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE PITMAN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 200). I was on duty in the neighbourhood of St. George's, on 1st January—about 150 yards from the public-house mentioned by the witnesses, I heard a cry of "Stop thief!" or "Police!"—I was at the bottom of the hill, and I waited, and the two prisoners ran down towards me, and they said, "There is the
<hi rend="italic">slop</hi>!" and they turned round and ran back, and I followed them for a quarter of a mile—they were running in the direction from where I heard the cry—I found them lying in a van in George Yard, Cable Street—I took Donovan into custody, and brought him down</p>
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<p>to the prosecutor—I asked him if they were the men, and he said they were both the men—I told them they were charged with stealing 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., from the prosecutor, and Donovan said, "Well, I tried my luck, and I am sorry I failed."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-29" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-29" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-29" type="surname" value="BURGOTNE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-29" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED BURGOTNE</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H</hi> 115). I was on duty at this place, and saw the prisoners running—I followed them up Bolt Street into George Yard—I found them hid in a van, with their faces downwards—I am sure they are the two persons I had seen running—I was about ten yards behind them when I heard the cry of Police!"—I ran after them and kept ten yards behind them, when they hid themselves in the van.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Donovan's Statement before the Magistrate.</hi> "I was lying in the van half an hour when eight or nine policemen came and dragged me out, and charged me with robbery, and took us to the bottom of the yard, and a gentleman said we were the men who had robbed him."
<hi rend="italic">Norman's Statement.</hi> "I was there half an hour when the policeman seized Donovan, and charged him with having a purse and 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., He said, 'If you attempt to get away I will hit you with my staff.' He then managed to chuck us out of the van. He asked the prosecutor if we were the men, and he said, 'Yes.'"</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Donovan's Deface.</hi> I was in the van half an hour when they charged me with this. I am innocent; I know nothing at all about it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Norman's Defence.</hi> I was lying in the van for about half an hour when constable 200 jumped up into the van and charged me with the robbery—he would not allow us to get down, but threw us over the side—he brought us to the prosecutor, and said, "I believe they are the two men who robbed you"—and he said "Yes."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-163-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-163-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-163-punishment-4" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-163-18690111 t18690111-163-punishment-4"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment each</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>164.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE GORDON</hi> (19)</persName>, and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MOSES EVANS</hi> (20)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-164-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-164-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-164-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOUGLAS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-32" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-32" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-32" type="surname" value="ROLLER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-32" type="given" value="GEORGE JOHN"/>GEORGE JOHN ROLLER</persName> </hi>. I keep the Alexander Chambers, in Horse Shoe Lane—it is a lodging house and a beer shop—I know Evans as a former lodger—on the 20th December last I was in the bar, and the prisoner Gordon came in between 9 and 11 o'clock—he tendered me a shilling for a pot of beer—I put it in my pocket—I gave him the change for it—he then went away—I looked at the shilling after he left, and found it was bad—I also found three other bad shillings—there were four in all—I can't say from whom I had received the others—on Monday, 21st December, the prisoner came in, in company with another person—I saw a passing of money between the three—the one that got away passed it to Gordon, and Gordon to Evans—Evans tendered a bad shilling for a pot of beer, which I broke in their presence—I said the money was as bad as those who had passed it—I kept it in my waistcoat pocket—I then went out for a constable—the prisoners remained in the bar—as I was returning they were running away—I pursued them and called "Stop thief!"—Evans was stopped by a constable—I followed Gordon, and he went into an unfurnished building in Cross Street—the constable searched the house for an hour and a half—I was outside while the constable was inside—I charged Evans with passing bad money, and he said nothing—I gave the bad money to the constable, going to the station.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-33" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-33" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-33" type="surname" value="WARREN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-33" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMIS WARREN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">policeman G</hi> 268). I was on duty in Wilson Street, on 21st of last December—I heard a cry of "Stop thief"—I saw the two prisoners running, followed by the prosecutor—they ran out of Hone Shoe Alley—I caught Evans in Eldon Street—I then saw Gordon brought in custody—the, last witness charged them with passing bad money—Evans said that a man gave him a bad shilling that evening, and if he was to come forward he would not say that it was him, he would rather suffer for it himself—Mr. Bullen gave me five bad shillings—one was broken in half.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-34" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-34" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-34" type="surname" value="BOYBEN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-34" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BOYBEN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">policeman G</hi> 109). On 21st December, I was on duty near the prosecutor's house—I heard a cry of "Stop thief!" and saw Gordon running, he was followed by Mr. Buller—I searched a building after receiving a description—I found him in a hayloft, in an adjoining building—he was concealed under five trusses of straw—I said I should take him into custody for passing bad money, in connection with others—he said, "I could not help it"—I searched him and found a shilling, three sixpences, and three half-pence, and a farthing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I had no bad money on me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-35" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-35" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-35" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-35" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. The coins produced are all bad, and there are three from one mould—the broken one is from the same mould as one of them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Gordon's Defence.</hi> I have not passed any bad money—the 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. that I gave to Evans, to pay for the pot of beer, is what I had change for half a crown.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Evans Defence.</hi> I passed it without ever knowing that it was bad.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-164-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-164-18690111 t18690111-164-punishment-5"/>Nine Months' Imprisonment each</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>165.
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<interp inst="def1-165-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-165-18690111" type="age" value="34"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN THOMPSON</hi> (34)</persName>, and
<persName id="def2-165-18690111" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-165-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS WARD</hi> (49)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-165-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18690111-165-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully having in their possession, four counterfeit half-crowns, with intent to utter them.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DOUGLAS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">defended Thompson.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-38" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-38" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-38" type="surname" value="COCKERELL"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-38" type="given" value="LEWIS"/>LEWIS COCKERELL</persName> </hi>. I keep a general shop and post office, at North End—about 4 o'clock on Saturday afternoon, 19th December, Ward came and asked for 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth of stamps—I gave them to him, and be gave me a two shilling piece and two sixpences—a woman came into the shop just at that time—she appeared to be in a very great hurry, and asked me to serve her with some cheese immediately—I served Ward with the stamps, not taking any notice of what she said—I tried the two shilling piece with my teeth, and told him it was bad—he said his
<hi rend="italic">missus</hi> must have given it to him—I returned it to him and he gave me a good one and went away—the woman remained and purchased the cheese, and kept me in conversation—I sent my man out, and I went after him—I saw Ward and Thompson together, about 200 yards from my house—I watched them for an hour and a half—they were joined by the woman about fifty yards higher up—I saw Ward go into Mr. Lloyd's post office—I saw them both outside together, talking for about five minutes—after Ward left Mr. Lloyd went in—Mr. Lloyd looked in his drawer:—when I came out again I saw the pri
<lb/>soner and the woman with him walking towards Kensington—I gave informa
<lb/>tion to the police, and they were taken into custody about ten minutes or a quarter of an hour after—the woman was discharged at the Police Court—I was present when the cheese and some stamps were found on Thompson.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Ward. Q.</hi> Did you see me go into a stationer's shop?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were the stamps that were found those you had served Ward with?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I can swear to them; there were five sevens and an odd one to make 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. worth, which is a peculiar number to serve.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-39" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-39" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-39" type="surname" value="LLOYD"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-39" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID LLOYD</persName> </hi>. I am a poet-master in the Hammersmith Road—on Saturday afternoon, 19th December, Ward came in for some stamps; I served him, and he gave me two shillings and a sixpence in payment—I put them in a drawer—there was a little more money there—Mr. Cockerell then came in; Ward had just gone—I had some conversation with Mr. Cockerell and looked into my till, and I found the bad shilling as I had put it in, and I found another one, so that he had given me two, and a good sixpence.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you ever say before to-day that two bad shil
<lb/>lings had been given you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, I only speak to one, though I have no doubt he gave me the two—I had never seen the man before to my knowledge; the gas was alight—the stamps were sold through a pigeon hole—I saw him through the pigeon hole, and also through the open rail above it; you can see any person distinctly.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Ward. Q.</hi> Can you swear you ever saw me before you saw me at the Police Court?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I can swear I served you with the stamps.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-40" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-40" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-40" type="surname" value="LABER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-40" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN LABER</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant T</hi> 27). On Saturday, 19th December, about 5 in the afternoon, Mr. Cockerell came up to me in the Kensington Road, he gave me certain information which led to my following Thompson—I took him into custody on a charge of being concerned with another man in uttering counterfeit coin—he only said, "Oh!"—as soon as I took hold of him, he shifted something from his right hand to the left—I got hold of his left hand, but there was nothing in it—I took him to the station and found on him a pocket-book, containing 157 postage stamps and a knife—just before I searched him Mr. Cockerell said, "You will find my stamps in seven fives and an odd one," and I did so—I also found on him some money, a quarter of a pound of cheese, and a pair of children's mits—I received four bad half-crowns from the witness Cole.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> The money found on Thompson was good?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—it was just a little after 5 o'clock when I took Thompson into custody—just getting dusk, not dark—Brooks, another constable, was with me—he was present when I took Thompson into custody—ho took hold of Ward—they were both together.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Among the 157 stamps was there one parcel, of a half crown's worth, separate from the others?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—and one of three shilling's worth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-41" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-41" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-41" type="surname" value="COLE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-41" type="given" value="FREDERICK"/>FREDERICK COLE</persName> </hi>. I am a coach builder by trade—I live at a tobacco
<lb/>nist's at Kensington—on 19th December, about 5 o'clock in the afternoon, I was in the Kensington Road, and saw the two constables and Mr. Cockerell stop the prisoner—as soon as the sergeant stopped Thompson, He stood and turned round and made a motion with his hand as if to throw something in the road—I afterwards went and looked in the road and found these four half crowns, and a piece of tissue paper—they were not in the paper—it had burst—I took these to the station and gave them to Sergeant Laber.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had Thompson an umbrella in his hand when the sergeant came up?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I did not see it—I saw him taken off by the sergeant—I found the half-crowns two or three minutes afterwards—I did not say anything about having found them till I got to the station; the constables had gone on when I picked them up—I did not take the paper, I crumpled that up and threw it in the road—the coins were exactly opposite where Thompson was taken into custody—about two or three yards in the road—they were covered with mud—Ward was close to Thomp
<lb/>son at the time.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-42" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-42" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-42" type="surname" value="BROOKS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-42" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE BROOKS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman T</hi> 347). My attention was called to the prisoner by Mr. Cockerell—I followed them till they were taken into custody—I took Ward and found no bad money on him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-43" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-43" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-43" type="surname" value="LABER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-43" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN LABER</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). Thompson had an umbrella in his left hand—he did not move it from his right hand to his left—it was in his left hand when I took him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-44" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-44" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-44" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-44" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. The four half-crowns and shillings are all bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Ward's Defence.</hi> I wanted the stamps to send to my daughter. I did not know the shilling was bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-165-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-165-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-165-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-165-punishment-6" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-165-punishment-6" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-165-18690111 t18690111-165-punishment-6"/>Fifteen Months' Imprisonment each</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>166.
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<interp inst="def1-166-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="def1-166-18690111" type="surname" value="WILLIAMS"/>
<interp inst="def1-166-18690111" type="given" value="JAMES"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES WILLIAMS</hi> (27)</persName>,
<persName id="def2-166-18690111" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-166-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def2-166-18690111" type="age" value="30"/>
<interp inst="def2-166-18690111" type="surname" value="WELLER"/>
<interp inst="def2-166-18690111" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SAMUEL WELLER</hi> (30)</persName>, and
<persName id="def3-166-18690111" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def3-166-18690111" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="def3-166-18690111" type="age" value="19"/>
<interp inst="def3-166-18690111" type="surname" value="FINNIGAN"/>
<interp inst="def3-166-18690111" type="given" value="MARGARET"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">MAR
<lb/>GARET FINNIGAN</hi> (19)</persName>, were indicted for
<rs id="t18690111-166-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-166-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-166-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> a like offence.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. DOUGLAS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">DAVIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi>:
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">defended Williams.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-48" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-48" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-48" type="surname" value="SANSON"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-48" type="given" value="SARAH MARGARET"/>SARAH MARGARET SANSON</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George Sanson, and am barmaid at the Red Lion, York Street, St. James'—on 29th December, about 6 o'clock, I was serving at the bar, and Williams and Weller came in—Weller asked for a quartern of gin, and tendered a shilling—I tried it with my teeth and found it was bad—I gave it back to him—he put it in his pocket and gave me a good florin—I gave him the change—I had some conversation with Foster, the barman—about two minutes after the prisoners went out together, after they had drank the gin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you seen Williams before, to your knowledge?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No—this was 6 o'clock at night—I was alone behind the bar—Foster was in the tap-room, having his tea—we do a middling trade there.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HARRY FOSTER</hi>. I am barman at the Red Lion—on 29th December, the last witness pointed out the two male prisoners to me—they were in the bar—I saw them leave the house, and they were joined by Finnigan about two or three yards from the door—they went to Church Passage together, and stood there talking—they all went into a public-house, called the Two Brewers, and then I saw the constable
<hi rend="italic">C</hi> 56—I stood outside—I saw them come out in about two minutes—I followed them into Piccadilly—they were all three together in Church Passage.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-49" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-49" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-49" type="surname" value="PHILLIPS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-49" type="given" value="HENRY DUNN"/>HENRY DUNN PHILLIPS</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist—on 29th December last, Finnigan came into my shop, and a man—I can't say who he was—I think it was Williams, but I am not certain—the man came in first and the woman afterwards—I can't recognize the man who came in, but I am sure Finnigan was the woman—the man bought half an ounce of tobacco, and the woman as well—I received 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from the man, and a shilling from the woman—a policeman came in just before I had taken the money up, as it was on the counter, and said it was a bad shilling—I tried it and found it was bad—I put my mark on it, and gave it to the policeman—the woman was detained—this (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) is the shilling.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Finnigan. Q.</hi> Can you swear I gave you the shilling?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I am sure it was you.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-50" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-50" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-50" type="surname" value="HAMILTON"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-50" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HAMILTON</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman C</hi> 56). On 29th December, about 6 o'clock, from information I received from Foster, I went into Jermyn Street and saw the three prisoners together—I watched them and saw them go into the Two Brewers public-house—they came out of there and went into Church</p>
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<p>Passage—they stood there together—Weller left, and after a short time joined them again—they went into Piccadilly, and Williams left—I followed him, but lost sight of him after a short time—he came back again—Finni
<lb/>gan then left and went into Mr. Phillips' shop—Williams walked up and down outside the shop, and Weller remained in Piccadilly—I can't say whether Williams went into the shop—I went in and the woman called for half an ounce of tobacco—she paid with a shilling—I asked Mr. Phillips if it was bad—he tried it and said it was—I asked two persons in the shop to take charge of her, and I went and took Williams into custody and brought him into the shop—I then went into Piccadilly and took Weller—he tried to throw me upon the pavement—I got assistance and took them all to the station—they said they had never seen one another before—Williams refused his address—Weller gave a correct address—I found no bad money on any of them—I only saw the woman go into the shop.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Williams is a bargeman, is not he?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe he has been to sea.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-51" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-51" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-51" type="surname" value="BEVERLEY"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-51" type="given" value="LOUISA"/>LOUISA BEVERLEY</persName> </hi>. I live at the Two Brewers, in Jermyn Street—on 29th December, the three prisoners came in and ordered something to drink, and Williams gave me a bad shilling in payment—I told him so—he said, "No, it is not bad; let me look at it"—I gave it to him, and he gave me a good one.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did they all come in together?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—my master was there—I had never seen the prisoners before—I should know the shilling again if I saw it; I bent it with my teeth—it was a little after 6—a constable came in about 8 o'clock the same evening, and spoke to me—Williams ordered a half-pint of beer; that was the only order that was given—Williams drank it, and the others looked on.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-52" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-52" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-52" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-52" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad shilling.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Welter's Defence.</hi> I went into the bar, but I don't believe the shilling was a bad one. He put it on the counter, and the two men took it up, and I never saw anything about it. I am a seafaring man, and can produce my discharge.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Finnigan's Defence.</hi> I did not know it was bad. I went into the shop. I had been up Church Passage with a friend; she went to get something for the baby. I have never been in trouble before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-166-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-166-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-166-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAMS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WELLER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-166-punishment-7" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-166-punishment-7" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-166-punishment-7" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-166-18690111 t18690111-166-punishment-7"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-166-18690111 t18690111-166-punishment-7"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment each</rs>.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">FINNIGAN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-166-punishment-8" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-166-punishment-8" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-166-punishment-8" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def3-166-18690111 t18690111-166-punishment-8"/>Six Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>167.
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<interp inst="def1-167-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-167-18690111" type="age" value="30"/>
<interp inst="def1-167-18690111" type="surname" value="NEAL"/>
<interp inst="def1-167-18690111" type="given" value="OLIVER"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLIVER NEAL</hi> (30)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-167-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-167-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-167-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully having in his possession six counterfeit half-crowns, with intent to utter them.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DAVIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PATER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-54" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-54" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-54" type="surname" value="STAMMERS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-54" type="given" value="HERBERT"/>HERBERT STAMMERS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant N</hi> 4). On 1st January, I saw the prisoner in Upper Street, Islington, and, in consequence of information, I went up to him and caught hold of his left hand; another officer took his right hand—I said, "What are you doing about here?'—he made no answer—I said, "What have you got in your pocket?'—he resisted very violently, and attempted to get his left hand into his trowsers' pocket—I got mine in first, and took out this parcel containing six half-crowns, wrapped in tissue paper—I said, "This is bad money; I shall take you into custody"—he said, "I know nothing about it; I have picked it up"—the coins were wrapped separately in tissue paper.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he give a correct address?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I am not sure of that—he said he came from a lodging-house, and, from the description given by the person who keeps the lodging-house, I believe it is him—I did not see him pick it up; I know he did not within a quarter of a mile—I have never known him to have been in custody before—I had followed him a quarter of a mile; he had not picked up anything during that time.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-55" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-55" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-55" type="surname" value="TEW"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-55" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS TEW</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 174). On the 1st January I was with the last witness—I have heard his evidence; it is correct.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were you in uniform?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, plain clothes.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-56" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-56" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-56" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-56" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These six half-crowns are all bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-167-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-167-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-167-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-167-punishment-9" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-167-punishment-9" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-167-18690111 t18690111-167-punishment-9"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>168.
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<interp inst="def1-168-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-168-18690111" type="age" value="20"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES WEBBER</hi> (20)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-168-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-168-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DAVIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-58" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-58" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-58" type="surname" value="BUTT"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-58" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY BUTT</persName> </hi>. I am bar-maid at the Red Cow, Long Line—on Saturday evening, the 2nd January, between 8 and 9 o'clock, the prisoner came in and asked for a glass of six ale, he gave me a shilling—I took it to the till, tried it and bent it—I gave it to Annie Florence, she was in the bar—I did not say anything to the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-59" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-59" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-59" type="surname" value="FLORENCE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-59" type="given" value="ANNIE"/>ANNIE FLORENCE</persName> </hi>. I am head bar-maid at the Red Cow—on the 2nd January, the last witness gave me a bad shilling—the prisoner was in the bar—I told him it was a bad one, and asked him if he had any more like it—he said, "What do you mean?"—I said, "That is a bad one, and if you have any more, let me see them"—he said, "I shall not be dictated to by you"—he gave me a good florin, and said that was all he had got—I sent one of the customers for a policeman, and in the meantime the prisoner ran away without his change—I followed, caught him, and brought him back to the house.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-60" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-60" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-60" type="surname" value="RIDGEN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-60" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN RIDGEN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 310) I took the prisoner into custody—I found on him two sixpences and sixpence in coppers—I received this is from the last witness.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> You went to my mother?
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I did—I asked her if she would come and see you—she said you had gone to buy some things, and she had given you a half-crown.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-61" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-61" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-61" type="surname" value="FLORENCE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-61" type="given" value="ANNIE"/>ANNIE FLORENCE</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I gave this shilling to the policeman, it is the one that Mary Butt gave to me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-62" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-62" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-62" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-62" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This shilling is bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> My mother gave me the half-crown to buy a piece of meat—I got the shilling in change, and I went past this house. I put the shilling down and found it was bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-168-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. *.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-168-punishment-10" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-168-punishment-10" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-168-18690111 t18690111-168-punishment-10"/>Twelve Month's Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>169.
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<interp inst="def1-169-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-169-18690111" type="age" value="21"/>
<interp inst="def1-169-18690111" type="surname" value="CHANCE"/>
<interp inst="def1-169-18690111" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM CHANCE</hi> (21)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-169-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-169-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>,
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-169-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-169-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-169-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. to stealing 17lbs. of tea, the property of
<persName id="t18690111-name-64" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-64" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-64" type="surname" value="CHAPLIN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-64" type="given" value="WILLIAM AUGUSTUS"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-169-offence-1 t18690111-name-64"/>William Augustus Chaplin</persName> and another.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-169-punishment-11" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-169-punishment-11" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-169-18690111 t18690111-169-punishment-11"/>Six Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> And</rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>170.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE SCOFIELD</hi> (46)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-170-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-170-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, to forging an order for the payment of 1
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., with intent to defraud, and also to stealing a poet letter, the property of
<persName id="t18690111-name-66" type="victimName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-66" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-170-offence-1 t18690111-name-66"/>Her Majesty's Postmaster General</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-170-punishment-12" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-170-punishment-12" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-170-punishment-12" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-170-18690111 t18690111-170-punishment-12"/>Five Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi>
<rs id="t18690111-170-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-170-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday</hi>, 11
<hi rend="italic">th January</hi>, 1869.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant.</hi> </p>
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<p>171.
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<interp inst="def1-171-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-171-18690111" type="age" value="28"/>
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<interp inst="def1-171-18690111" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM BURCH</hi> (28)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-171-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-171-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-171-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Feloniously having in his posession a mould for coining.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-68" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-68" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-68" type="surname" value="HILLS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-68" type="given" value="MESSRES"/>MESSRES. HILLS</persName> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BROMLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-69" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-69" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-69" type="surname" value="MOSS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-69" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MOSS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Detective Serjeant</hi>). On the morning of 21st December, about 5 o'clock, I went with Obee to the prisoner's house, 50, Wellington Street, Victoria Park—I saw his wife—I searched the front and back parlours, and I found in the cupboard in the front parlour three moulds (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) one is for half-crowns, one for a florin, and one for two single shillings—I took them to the station where the prisoner was in custody, and asked him how he came in possession of these moulds—he said, "He was a mould maker, and made them to make ornaments for sweetstuffs at Christmas.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did he give you his right address?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—he was a watchman at Great Winchester Street Buildings—the moulds were not concealed, they were on the shelf.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-70" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-70" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-70" type="surname" value="OBEE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-70" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL OBEE</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi>). I was with Moss—what he has said is correct.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-71" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-71" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-71" type="surname" value="WATKINS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-71" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MART ANN WATKINS</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Samuel Watkins, of 50, Welling
<lb/>ton Street—the prisoner occupied the two parlours there, for which he paid 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. a week—he went away on Sunday night and was taken in the morning—I always thought him an honest respectable man—he is a carver and gilder.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-72" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-72" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-72" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-72" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am Inspector of Coin to Her Majesty's Mint—this is a mould for making four half-crowns, but it is imperfect—here is an imperfect mould for making two shillings—this is a mould for making a florin, it is in a more perfect state than the others—they are not such moulds as would be used in the manufacture of sweetstuff—they are ordinary moulds for coin making, and the coins used are the worst specimens that could be got; and if intended for sweetstuff or ornamental purposes the best coins would have been used—it is common to select the worst specimens, especially for half-crowns.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I suppose you mean if they can obtain new coins?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They can always do that, there are plenty in circulation—these would have never been used—the channels require cutting—this one for florins, could be used at once, but the others could not—I could make a florin from this.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoners' Statement before the Magistrate.</hi> "That I made a mould is a fact, but I also made it for the purpose of moulding a lozenge, it was my intention to cut away the crown part of the mould and substitute for it a Maltese cross, or heart, or some other device."</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-171-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value=""/>NOT GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>172.
<persName id="def1-172-18690111" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def1-172-18690111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="def1-172-18690111" type="age" value="59"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOSEPH SMITH</hi> (59)</persName>, and
<persName id="def2-172-18690111" type="defendantName">
<interp inst="def2-172-18690111" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="def2-172-18690111" type="given" value="ELIZA"/>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ELIZA GRAY</hi> (40)</persName>, were indicted for
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<interp inst="t18690111-172-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="royalOffences"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-172-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/> unlawfully having counterfeit coin in their possession, with intent to utter it.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. HILL</hi>. and
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-75" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-75" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-75" type="surname" value="PALLETT"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-75" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS PALLETT</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Conningsby, a grocer, of Ponder's End—on 11th December I served Smith with some tobacco, which came to 1 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he gave me a shilling, which I put in the till, and gave him the</p>
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<p>change—he left, and about five minutes afterwards my matter looked in the till and took out this bad shilling, which I believe to be the one Smith gave me.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-76" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-76" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-76" type="surname" value="CONNINGSBY"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-76" type="given" value="EPHBAIM"/>EPHBAIM CONNINGSBY</persName> </hi>. I saw Smith in my shop, and saw Pallett serve him—after he left I went to the till, and found this bad shilling (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) there was only one other shilling there, which I had just taken myself and which I recognized by it being a smooth one—I marked this one and gave it to Edwards.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-77" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-77" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-77" type="surname" value="BRIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-77" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS BRIDGE</persName> </hi>. I am a grocer, of Ponder's End—on 11th December, I served Smith with half an ounce of tobacco—he tendered me a bad shilling—I bent it and gave it back to him, and he gave me a good one.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-78" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-78" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-78" type="surname" value="TAYLOR"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-78" type="given" value="MARY ANN"/>MARY ANN TAYLOR</persName> </hi>. I keep the Swan, at Ponder's End—on 11th De
<lb/>cember I served Gray with a half-pint of beer—she threw down a sixpence, which I put in my pocket where there was no other sixpence, and gave her the change—my son came in, I showed it to him, and he said that it was bad—this is it (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-79" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-79" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-79" type="surname" value="TAYLOR"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-79" type="given" value="HENRY WILLIAM"/>HENRY WILLIAM TAYLOR</persName> </hi>. I saw Gray come out of my mother's beer shop—I went in and my mother gave me this bad sixpence—I gave it to the prisoner—I afterwards saw the two prisoners together, outside the door, speaking together, 150 yards from the house (Mrs. Conningsby's shop is about 100 yards from my mother's).</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-80" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-80" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-80" type="surname" value="LOWER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-80" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD LOWER</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 271). I received information from Taylor, and found the prisoners in the White Hart—they stayed there nearly an hour, and then went down the road—I followed them three quarters of a mile, passed them, and got to the police station—as they passed the station, I and another officer stopped them and took them in—we told Gray she was going to be searched, and what she had got she had better produce—she immediately produced 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper and a bad sixpence; some tea, and two half ounces of tobacco—before taking them I saw them passing some
<lb/>thing to each other, which looked like tissue paper, or whitey-brown paper—I received this bad sixpence (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>). from Mrs. Taylor.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-81" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-81" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-81" type="surname" value="EDWARDS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-81" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS EDWARDS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y</hi> 279). On 11th December, I was on duty at the Highway Station, and assisted in taking the prisoners—I searched Smith and found some note paper, 23
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., in half-crowns, shillings, and six-pences, and a good half-sovereign, and in his hand a brass tobacco-box, con
<lb/>taining four bad sixpences and one bad shilling—I received this bad shilling from Conningsby.</p>
<p>
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<persName id="t18690111-name-82" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-82" type="given" value="ELIZABETH"/>ELIZABETH ELSOM</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of George Elsom, of Enfield Highway, next door to the station—on 11th December I saw Gray taken by Lower—she threw her hands up, but I saw nothing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-83" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-83" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-83" type="given" value="SIDNEY"/>SIDNEY SNOBWELL</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y</hi> 311). On 11th December my daughter gave me this bad shilling, and asked me if it was bad—I went to the station and picked up a sixpence on the step of the station door—I live a few doors from the station—next morning I received information, searched a small garden where the prisoners had stopped, and picked up these five shillings, wrapped in this paper (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>)—the paper was not between each two.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-84" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-84" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-84" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-84" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. The shilling of 1865, uttered by Smith, and the sixpence of 1859, by Gray, are both bad—this shilling, of 1859, found on Smith, and four sixpences, of 1859, are bad—the sixpences are all from the same mould as that uttered by Gray—of the four found on Smith, three are from the same mould as the one uttered by Gray—all the sixpences are from one mould—the five shillings thrown away are bad; two of them are</p>
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<p>of 1865, and from the same mould as the one uttered by Smith—here is one of 1859, from the same mould as one found on Smith.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Smith's Defence.</hi> I had been working on the railway at Sevenoaks. I saved my money, and changed a half-sovereign, and in the morning I found these bad sixpences. I was paid 23
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., all in sixpences. I put the bad six-pences in a tobacco box, that I might not pass them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Grays Defence.</hi> I had no idea the money was bad; what I had belonged to the man; I had never seen him before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-172-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-172-punishment-13" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-172-18690111 t18690111-172-punishment-13"/>Eighteen Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">GRAY</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-172-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-172-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-172-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-172-punishment-14" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-172-18690111 t18690111-172-punishment-14"/>Twelve Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>173.
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. HILLS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DAVIN</hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-86" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-86" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-86" type="surname" value="LEWIS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-86" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH LEWIS</persName> </hi>. I am barmaid at the Philharmonic Hall, Upper Street, Islington—about a fortnight or three weeks before 9th December, the prisoner and two other men came to the White Swan, which belongs to the Philharmonic Hall—I served them each with drink; each gave me 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; I gave each his change, and put the 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in' the till—the prisoner then called for two pennyworth of drink, and gave me another shilling—I gave him 10
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. change, and kept the shilling in my hand, as the two others called for two pennyworth of drink each, and each paid with a shilling—the prisoner drank his and left first, but they were all in company—I said to one of them, "This is a bad shilling"—he said, "Give me that; I will call my friend"—he went out with it, and never came back—I looked at the third shilling and said, "This is bad also, I will just name it to the housekeeper" and I called Butler, the private constable—when I returned they bad ran away, leaving the two bad shillings—I then looked in the till, and found three bad shillings—I put them all behind the kitchen fire, and they ran through like lead—on 9th December, the prisoner came again for a pint of cooper—I remembered him at once, and sent for Butler, who came—the prisoner gave me a bad shilling, and I said to Butler, "You had better take this young man up; he is the one who passed the bad money a fortnight or three weeks ago—the prisoner said, "Oh, give it me back, and I will give you sixpence," and put down a sixpence—I said, "You had better be searched; I dare say you have got some more money"—he then knocked down Butler, who was standing at the door, ran to the top of White Lion Street, and was brought back in custody—I gave the constable the bad shilling—I am posi
<lb/>tive the prisoner is the man who came three weeks before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What made you I recognise him when he came in on the 9th?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Because he stayed about two hours when he first called—I had never seen him before to my knowledge—he knew that I had sent for a policeman when he ran out, and Butler was standing at the door.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. HILLS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Before they came, had you seen them outside;
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I went out on an errand, and saw them in the court.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-87" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-87" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-87" type="surname" value="BUTLER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-87" type="given" value="DAVID"/>DAVID BUTLER</persName> </hi>. I am a private constable at the Philharmonic Hall, Islington—on 9th December, about 4.30, I was sent for to the White Swan beershop attached to the hall—the last witness said, loud enough for the prisoner to hear, "Butler, this is the young man who passed the bad money two or three weeks ago, and this is a had shilling also"—I took him in custody, and sent a boy for a policeman—my back was to the house, and</p>
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<p>the prisoner made a dash against me, and sent me out at the door-way—I lost him for a moment, but found him in custody, and he was brought back—I have no doubt of him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-88" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-88" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-88" type="surname" value="BUTCHER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-88" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BUTCHER</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman N</hi> 45). I saw the prisoner running, and heard a gentleman calling "Stop thief!"—I ran after him, took him back to the hall, and he was given into my custody—he said nothing to the charge of passing bad money three weeks before—I found 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-89" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-89" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-89" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-89" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad shilling—good coin will only melt at a white heat—an ordinary fire would lot melt it—but it would melt counterfeit coin instantly.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been convicted at this Giant In January 1868, to which he</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED
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<interp inst="t18690111-173-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-173-punishment-15" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<p>174.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS OONNOR</hi> (26)</persName>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. HILLS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">concluded the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-91" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-91" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-91" type="surname" value="BRANEAN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-91" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANEAN</persName> </hi>. I am employed by the Mint—on 17th December, about 5 o'clock, I was in Featherstone Street, St. Luke's, with Inspector Fife, Miller, and other officers—I saw the prisoner cross me—we followed him to the corner of Bunhill Row—he appeared to be in the company of another person—but there were so many people about that I could not say—he looked round, saw me, and put his hand to his mouth—I instructed the officers to seize him—they did so, and a piece of paper dropped from his hand—in it was a bad shilling—I said, "I need not go through the old form, Con., to tell you who and what I am, you are suspected of having counterfeit coin"—he was choking, and we pushed him into a public house and got hiss some water, when a good 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. dropped from his mouth—Miller took from his pocket a packet containing ten bad shillings, with paper between them—they had undergone the process of
<hi rend="italic">slumming</hi>, to give them a dull appearance.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-92" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-92" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-92" type="surname" value="FIFE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-92" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FIFE</persName> </hi>. I was with Brannan and Miller—I saw Miller seize the prisoner and take a packet from his left trowsers pocket containing bad coin—I went to the public house, and the prisoner appeared to be swallow
<lb/>ing something—Miller took him by the throat and a 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. fell from his mouth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-93" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-93" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-93" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-93" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. There coins are all bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoners' Defence. I found the coins.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-174-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-174-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-174-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-94" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-94" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-94" type="surname" value="CRIEP"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-94" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL CRIEP</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Police Seageant N</hi> 3). I produce a certificate (Road:
<hi rend="italic">"Central Criminal Court. Oct., 1864. John Leach, convicted of unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin. Imprisoned Nine Months."</hi>)—I was present—the prisoner is the man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-95" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-95" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-95" type="surname" value="BRANNAN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-95" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BRANNAN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I was also present—the prisoner is the same person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<p>175.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ANN ATTWELL</hi> (48)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-175-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. HILLS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>. conducted the Prosecution.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-97" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-97" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-97" type="surname" value="GARE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-97" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGS GARE</persName> </hi>. I am a cheesemonger, of 20, Tabernacle Walk, Finsbury—on 24th December, about 6 p.m., I served the prisoner with a 1/4lb. of butter—she gave me a bad shilling—I bent it, and said, "How many more have you got like this?"—she said, "Why?"—I said, "It is bad"—she said,</p>
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<p>"I hare just taken it in change at the public—house at the corner, the Windmill"—she opened her hand with some half—crowns, shillings, sixpences, and coppers, which I examined, and it was all good—she gave me a good shilling, and I disfigured the first and gave it her back—she said she would take it back, as it was a great shame to impose on poor people—I followed her—she did not go in, but turned round and saw me looking at her—she crossed the road, and then crossed again, and went into the Windmill—I sent my young man in at another door to see whether she complained—he came back, and told me something, and I went and watched her out—she crossed the road, and another woman joined her—I pointed her out to 57 G, and she went up Castle Street.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-98" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-98" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-98" type="surname" value="JAMS"/>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-99" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-99" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-99" type="surname" value="FORDSAM"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-99" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>ARTHUR FORDSAM</persName> </hi>. I am a son of Thomas Fordham, a bookbinder, of 85, City Road—on 24th December, I served the prisoner with a pack of playing car which came to 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—she gave me a half-crown—I it in the till; there was no other half-crown there—the prisoner was afterwards brought back by a policeman—my brother took the half-crown out of the till, and said in her presence that it was bad, and handed it to Mr. Gare's shopman, who handed it to the constable—the prisoner said nothing.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-100" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-100" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-100" type="surname" value="DTMOT"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-100" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN DTMOT</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman G</hi> 57). I received information, and followed the prisoner to Mr. Fordham's shop—when she came out I took her, and took her back to the shop; Arthur Fordham was there, and Mr. Gate's shopman, who gave me this half-crown (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>), which Arthur Fordham's brother took out of the till; 6
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5 1/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money was found on the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> It was the inspector who marked the half-crown. It is not the one I gave.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">She was further charged with having been be ore convicted, when she was sentenced to one year's imprisonment; to this she</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY."</hi>.</p>
<p>
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<p>176.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN JENNING</hi> (23)</persName>, was indicted
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. HILLS</hi>. and
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-102" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-102" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-102" type="given" value="ISABSLLA"/>ISABSLLA BURTMART</persName> </hi>. I keep a tobacconist's shop at Horselydown—on 14th November I served the prisoner with half an ounce of tobacco, and a pipe, which came to 1 2/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., he gave me a bad shilling—I asked where he got it, he said "For carrying a load from the City to the railway"—I gave him in charge with the shilling.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES SMITH</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman M</hi> 251). I took the prisoner, he was remanded and discharged.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-103" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-103" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-103" type="given" value="JAMES ROBERT"/>JAMES ROBERT SLAUGHTER</persName> </hi>. I keep a coffee house at 14, St. Dunstan's Hill, City—I remember the prisoner coming there about 8.15 in the morning, someone else served him—I had just taken a shilling, tried it, and found it good, and the prisoner's shilling lay on the counter—I said, "Whose shil
<lb/>ling is this t"—the prisoner said, "Not mine, mine was a good one"—nothing had been said about it being bad—I sent for a constable, and the prisoner went down on his knees and pretended to cry, and said that it was not him, for he had no bad money about him—I gave him in custody with the shil
<lb/>ling—I saw him put the bid shilling on the counter.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> The other man put his shilling down on mine.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-104" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-104" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-104" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD MCQUEEN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City policeman</hi> 805). I took the prisoner and received this shilling.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-105" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-105" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-105" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTNR</persName> </hi>. These two shillings are bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> It is not mine; he put his shilling down, and I put mine down. The place was busy at the time.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-176-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Hs was further charged with having been convicted of a like offence in July, 1863, when he was sentenced to six years' penal servitude, to this he</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY.**</hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-176-18690111 t18690111-176-punishment-18"/>Ten Fears' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 12
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1869.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-177-offence-1 t18690111-name-107"/>Alexander Duncan</persName> and others, his masters.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LAMB</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-108" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-108" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,—he did not return—in the dowse of the after noon I received this letter; it is his writing (
<hi rend="italic">Read:</hi> "December 18, 1868. Mr. Duncan, I have been robbed, cruelly robbed, of 130 sovereigns of your firm's money; the remaining 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., in silver, and 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., in halves. I left at Finsbury Pavement
<hi rend="largeCaps">P. O.</hi>, until I went to the place whore I was and must have been robbed. I got the money all right at the bank; I must have placed the sovereign beg, and I think I did, in my outside coat pocket. On going into a shop on the way, where was a crowd, it was snatched out of my pocket there. I have traced the party so tar, but can't get at him; and to. appear before you, or any of the firm, especially Mr. Blythe who have all been so kind to me, I am ashamed. This last act is certainly the Drowning act of my delinquencies and mistakes, and it must be the last. My brain is burning and reeling, and I am just mad. "Signed Andrew Lindsey.")—He had no directions to leave any at Finsbury Pavement; he was to bring 130 sovereigns, 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in half-sovereigns, and 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. is silver—we received the 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. and 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.—he must have left that at the post-office, where he was in the habit of going, as a blind—I did not see him again till he was in custody.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-109" type="surname" value="CREW"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-109" type="given" value="NATHANIEL"/>NATHANIEL CREW</persName> </hi>. I am cashier at Fuller, Hanbury & Co's. bank—Masers. Blyth have an account there—I know the prisoner by coming to the bank for money every week, from Messrs. Blyth—on 18th December be presented this cheque for 200
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,—I paid him 20
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., in silver, 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., in half-sovereigns, and 130
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in sovereigns.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-110" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-110" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-110" type="surname" value="MATTHEWS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-110" type="given" value="JOHN ADAMS"/>JOHN ADAMS MATTHEWS</persName> </hi>. I am assistant at the Pat Office Receiving House, 3, Finsbury Pavement—I knew the prisoner by coming there on business for Messrs. Blyth his employers—on 18th December, be came and asked me to take charge of two bags of money—I did so—he did not return for them—I expected him to do so—she did not appear in an un
<lb/>usually excited state.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-111" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-111" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-111" type="surname" value="BLYTE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-111" type="given" value="JOHN WILSON"/>JOHN WILSON BLYTE</persName> </hi>. I am a partner in the firm of Blyth & Some—on the evening of hint Wednesday week I was going to Liverpool with my wife—after arriving at the railway station, I went out to buy some lights to light my cigar, and as I passed the Royal George tavern the door Was</p>
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<p>helf open, and I thought I saw the prisoner at the counter—he had no moustache then—when he was in our employ he wore one—I was not quite sure that it was him at first, and I went in and asked the barman what that young mail's name was—he said, "Andrew Stewart"—I then went up to him and said, "Lindsay, how are you"—he said, "How do you do?"—I said, "You are my prisoner!" and I gave him in charge to a policeman—I ran into the railway station to tell my wife to go without me—I then went on to the police station—the prisoner was searched, and on him was found an I O U for 72
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., with the name of the landlord of the Royal George on it—we went to the bowie and got the 72
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., in my presence.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-112" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-112" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-112" type="surname" value="GROUNDS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-112" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GROUNDS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Police Sergeant</hi> 259). The prisoner was given into my custody by Mr. Blyth—while walking with him to the station, I had hold of his left hand—he attempted to get it away—I said, "What do you want?"—he said, "Allow me to put it in my pocket"—I did so, and he took out two sovereigns and said, Allow me to give you this, and let me go; Mr. Blyth does not know your number"—I took him on to the station, and on searching him found 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. in gold, and 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver, and 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in bronze, and likewise an I O U for 72
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., of Mr. Speedy—I have not got the I O U—I have got the money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-113" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-113" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-113" type="surname" value="HUGGETT"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-113" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH HUGGETT</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Detective Officer</hi>). On 19th December, I received a warrant of the Lord Mayor for the prisoner's apprehension—I went to his lodging at Bow Common, but he had left, and they could not tell me any
<lb/>thing about him—I was not able to find him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-114" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-114" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-114" type="surname" value="GILL"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-114" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GILL</persName> </hi>. I am porter at the Royal George Hotel, Drummond Street, Euston Square—I know the prisoner, and I saw him about Euston Square about twelve months ago—I next saw him about a fortnight ago, standing at our bar—he afterwards went into a room—towards evening he said he thought of going to some place of amusement with three or four others, and he showed me this bag, and said, "I have been abroad and have earned plenty of money; I will give you 126
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., to mind for me"—I said, "Very well, I will take care of it for you"—I handed it over to my master, who gave me an I O U for it, written on the back of one of his cards, which I gave to the prisoner—he had some of the money from time to time, 3
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., or 4
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., at a time, till it was reduced to 72
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,—he had a fresh I O U every time—he said every morning that he was going to Liverpool; but he never went.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-115" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-115" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-115" type="surname" value="SPEEDY"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-115" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE SPEEDY</persName> </hi>. I keep the Royal George—the first day I saw the prisoner was the day before Christmas Day; he came to my house a few days before that, but I was laid up—he told me he had got the money abroad—he did not say what he was.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The reason I did not plead guilty was, because I could not do so in conscience, according to the indictment. It is attempted to be made out that I really had premeditated this, and that I feloniously stole the 200
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 1 hold that I have not done anything of the sort. I have failed to account for upwards of 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., which I am willing to plead guilty to having squandered and otherwise disposed of illegally; but, as to the indict
<lb/>ment, I cannot plead guilty to that. It is said I left the money at the post office as a blind; I did nothing of the sort. I suppose the letter I wrote to Mr. Duncan will be placed to the same account? Had premeditated stealing the money, I should have gone right off with the 200
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and said nothing about it. It was on account of losing the money for a time that I went away at all and kept me from coming back to the office. My brain</p>
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<p>got into a muddle. I had been very bad for some days with my bead my ears beating and drumming, and things dancing before my eyes; and after I came to Newgate, I was raving mad, as the governor and doctor know; and, if it had not been for strong and powerful medicines that were given me, I should have been attacked with apoplexy, or something worse and more permanent. It never entered nay head to rob or steal from anyone. I was not in my senses all the time, from that day till I was taken; in fact, I consider I was mentally deranged. I plead that, and I trust to your kind commiseration.</p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-177-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="withRecommendation"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Prosecutor and Jury.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-177-18690111 t18690111-177-punishment-19"/>Eighteen Months Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>178.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES HIND</hi> (34)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-178-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-178-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-178-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing a coat, of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-178-offence-1 t18690111-name-117"/>Timothy Sullivan</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BRINDLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-118" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-118" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-118" type="surname" value="SULLIVAN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-118" type="given" value="CATHERINE"/>CATHERINE SULLIVAN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Timothy Sullivan, of 2, North East Passage, Wellclose Square—about 12 o'clock on Christmas night, my husband brought the prisoner home, and asked me to get him a cup of tea, as he was very ill—we mule him as comfortable as we could, and he laid down in our room, covered with my husband's coat—about o'clock I went down stairs, leaving him in the room, and as I was returning up the stairs I met him on the lower landing—I said, "What made you come down, won't you have some tea 1"—he looked on one side and passed oat, and as he went out, I saw that he had my husband's coat under his arm; it was the coat that had been covered over him; it was worth 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—when I went up into the room again I missed it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-119" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-119" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-119" type="surname" value="BROWN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-119" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGN BROWN</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman H R</hi> 24). I took the prisoner into custody—I told him he was charged with stealing a coat on Christmas morning—he said he did not steal the coat; he slept in the house, but he was no thief.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I acknowledge sleeping in the house, but I know nothing about the coat.</p>
<p>
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<p>179.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES HIND</hi> (34)</persName>, was again indicted
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-121" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-179-offence-1 t18690111-name-121"/>Henry Adolph Hasselbrook</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BRINDLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-122" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-122" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-122" type="surname" value="HASSELBROOK"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-122" type="given" value="HENRY ADOLPH"/>HENRY ADOLPH HASSELBROOK</persName> </hi>. I keep the Brunswick Arms, Hooper Square, Whitechapel—on 28th December the prisoner took a bed at my house—he said he was a seafaring man, and had come from the South Coast of Africa—when I got up, a little after 8 o'clock in the morning, he was gone.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-123" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-123" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-123" type="surname" value="MANNING"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-123" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY MANNING</persName> </hi>. I am servant to last witness—on 28th December, the prisoner had a bed at our house—I was up at 6 o'clock in the morning—the prisoner came down about 8.40, and went out—about half an hour after
<lb/>wards I went up stairs to make the bed, and the quilt was gone off the bed—no one but the prisoner occupied the room.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did not I speak to you when I went out?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You asked rue what was to pay—I said I did not know, I would go up to the master; but you did not not give me time, you walked out and were gone before I returned—you might nave concealed the quilt about your person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am not guilty. She must have seen something about me if I had got it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-179-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE THOMPSON</hi> (18)</persName>, and
<persName id="def2-180-18690111" type="defendantName">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ALFRED SMITH</hi> (22)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-180-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Steal
<lb/>ing a cloak, of
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-126" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-126" type="surname" value="ABRAHAMS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-126" type="given" value="FRANCES"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-180-offence-1 t18690111-name-126"/>Frances Abrahams</persName>.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMPSON</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-180-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-180-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-180-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-127" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-127" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-127" type="given" value="FRANCES"/>FRANCES ABRAHAM</persName> </hi>. I am a widow, and keep a stall at the Exhibition Clothes Exchange—about 3 o'clock on the afternoon of 25th December, I saw the prisoners there—Smith asked me the price of a scarf—I told him 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—he said he only wanted to give 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—they went away for a short time, then came back, and Thompson took a cloak, which was pinned up at the corner; he pulled it down and both ran away—I ran after them—I caught hold of Smith—he said, "I have nothing."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-128" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-128" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-128" type="surname" value="MOSES"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-128" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH MOSES</persName> </hi>. I am a town traveller, living at Cutler Street—I was near the Clothes Exchange on this afternoon—I saw Thompson run out of the front and Smith out at the side—Thompson had a cloak in his hand, which he placed behind a stone—I ran and got it, and caught hold of him by the throat—he got away—I caught hold of him again, and kept him till the constable came up and took him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-129" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN MILLS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 924). The prisoners were given into my custody—they both denied having possession of the cloak.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">SMITH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-180-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-180-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-180-punishment-20" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-180-18690111 t18690111-180-punishment-20"/>Nine Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Thompson was farther charged with having been before convicted.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-130" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-130" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-130" type="surname" value="BACHELOR"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-130" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BACHELOR</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 597). I produce a certificate of Thomp
<lb/>son's conviction on 20th January, 1868, of stealing a handkerchief from the person—he had six months—(Read)—I know him to be the person.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. "—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-180-punishment-21" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-180-18690111 t18690111-180-punishment-21"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>181.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">BENJAMIN HARRIS</hi> (27)</persName>
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. LEIGH</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-133" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-133" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-133" type="surname" value="WRIGHT"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-133" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES WRIGHT</persName> </hi>. I am a cart minder—on 1st January I was employed by Mr. Elvidge to mind his cart—a little after 7 o'clock I saw the prisoner walking up and down, looking about—he came up to the horse, took off the nose—bag and threw it into the cart, and then took off the cloth and threw that into the cart—he then took the horse by the rein and led him away in the direction of Holborn—when he had got about fifteen yards, or a little more, I went up and stopped him, called a constable, and gave him into custody—I asked him where he was going—he said he was going to take the horse and cart round the corner—the cart had fifty stone of meat in it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> About what time did you see me with the horse and cart!
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> About 6.50, it was dark, not pitch dark—I was standing oppo
<lb/>site the nose bag did not fall off—I saw you take it off, and the cloth also—you were leading it away in the direction of Holborn when I stopped you.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-134" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-134" type="surname" value="ELVIDGE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-134" type="given" value="JABEZ"/>JABEZ ELVIDGE</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, of 102, Seymour-street, Euston-square—on the morning of the 1st January I left my horse and cart in care of Wright while I went into the market, with fifty stone of meat in it—I don't know the prisoner—I never gave him authority to move my cart—the cart cost me 61
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and the meat 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-135" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-135" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-135" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS REED</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 331). The prisoner was given into my custody by Wright, for stealing the cart—he said he only took off the nose bag to take it a little way across the street.</p>
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<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> A min asked me to Time it across the road, and I did so; I had so intention of stealing it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-181-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-181-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">He also</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLLEADED GUILTY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">to a previous convicted at this Court, is may, 1864, when he was sentenced to fug years' penal servitude.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-181-punishment-22" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-181-punishment-22" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="penalServitude"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-181-18690111 t18690111-181-punishment-22"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARGARET BURNES</hi> (23)</persName>, and
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<interp inst="def2-182-18690111" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">BRIDGET KEOGH</hi> (50)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-182-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-182-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="stealingFromMaster"/>, Steal
<lb/>ing twenty bugs of
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-138" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-182-offence-1 t18690111-name-138"/>Emma Lazarus</persName>, the mistress of Burnes.</rs> </p>
<p>Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">BESLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-139" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-139" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-139" type="surname" value="JOSEPHS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-139" type="given" value="JOSEPH LATHEIM"/>JOSEPH LATHEIM JOSEPHS</persName> </hi>. I am a medical student, and live at 34, Carter street, Walworth—I know Mrs. Lazarus—on 18th December I went to her shop, 65, Fore—street—I saw Burnes there, and saw her leave the premises I knew her to be a servant of Mrs. Lazarus—I did not see her leave with anything, but a little while after I met her in the street carrying a carpet bag—I watched her, and followed her to Cumberland—street, Curtain-road, where I lost sight of her—I made a communication to Mrs. Lazarus I have been shown the bag since this (produced) is it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-140" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-140" type="given" value="EMMA"/>EMMA LASARUS</persName> </hi>. I am a bag manufacturer, of 65, Fore Street—Burnes was in my service eighteen months—I do not know Keogh, I never saw her before this charge—Burnes had woes to the warehouse—I placed unlimited confidence in her, and set her to look over others, and keep the keys—in consequence of a communication from last witness I spoke to the police, and about thirty bags were afterwards shown to me at the police station, which I recognised as mine I had not authorised anyone to take them off the pro
<lb/>mises—there are some linings inside one of them; they would not be sent out or sold—I have lining similar to it—I have a son—he left for Sydney five weeks to day—these linings were out out by me since be left the value of the bags altogether is between 10
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and 12
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>—they are all finished off except the handles.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Burnes.</hi> The linings do not belong to you.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I have the fellow piece they were out from now in use—I am certain they are mine—I was absent in October, at my daughter's wedding—I left my eon to manage while I was away—I returned on the 24th—I was gone a week, and on my return my son handed me a balance of 9
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., from what I had left him to pay wages, etc.—and independently of that, he had a relative in the neighbourhood with orders to give him unlimited money to defray expenses, and he had money from that gentleman—the prisoner did not represent to me that she had advanced money to my son to pay the workpeople—she was about to leave, and her time was up a week before—she never complained to we of not having sufficient food—my son had left a fortnight before—Mr. Josephs saw her with this bag.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-141" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-141" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-141" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT OWTRAM</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Detective Officer</hi>). On 18th December, in conse
<lb/>quence of information, I went to 65, Fore Street, and saw Mrs. Lazarus—I often saw Burnes—I said to her, "Martha, you know me as a police officer, what have you to say in reference to a bag that you took away this after noon "t"—she said, "I took no bag," I said,—"It is no use saying that, for I know better, you will have to go with me to the police station, put on your bonnet and shawl"—she went into the kitchen to do so, and took up a knife off the table and endeavoured to out her throat—I prevented her she said she would die before she would go to the station—after speaking to her about it, she went to the station—four billings and three billings were</p>
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<p>found upon her—after she was locked up I went to 13, Cumberland Street, Curtain Road, and there saw Keogh; it is a private house—she and her husband live on the ground floor—I told her I was a police officer, and had called in reference to a bag that was brought there that afternoon by a young woman—she said, "My dear soul, I have got no bag here"—I told her I knew different from that—after some time she produced a carpet bag similar to this, from a cupboard—I said, "Have you any more"—she said, "No"—I told her I should search the place; and in boxes, and in cupboard, and underneath the bed, in different parts of the room, I found sixteen carpet bags, nineteen black bags, and six bundles of bag handles, a quantity of lining; and in a box I found this pencil case, a pair of boots, a scarf, and numerous other articles—the bags were all new—they were concealed, and many of them sewn up in bundles—three or four sewn up in old rags and aprons, and stowed away in the cupboard, and some in the bottom of boxes where women's wearing apperal was—Keogh is married her husband was present at the time—I asked them what they had got to say—she said she had taken them in for the young woman, to mind, and her husband knew nothing about it—the bill against the husband has been thrown out.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Burnes' Defence.</hi> She was out at a days' work when I took the bags to her; she did not know anything of them. After they had been there a week she asked me where I got them. I told her that Mr. Lazarus owed me money and I got them instead. Mr. Lazarus gave me the bags for the money I had lent him to pay his mother's workpeople while she was away. I demanded my wages several times, and she would not give it me, and I left her because she did not allow me half enough food, and kept me up late at night to let her sons in, who kept such late hours. She owes me money now.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Keogh's Defence.</hi> I did not know they were stolen goods. She told me she got them from the eon, in payment for her money.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BURNES</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-182-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-182-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-182-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. of Stealing—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-182-punishment-23" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-182-punishment-23" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-182-18690111 t18690111-182-punishment-23"/>Eighteen Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">KEOGH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-182-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-182-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-182-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. of Receiving—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-182-punishment-24" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-182-punishment-24" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-182-18690111 t18690111-182-punishment-24"/>Six Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>183.
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<rs id="t18690111-183-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18690111-183-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing ninety—three yards of cloth, of
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<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CUNNINGHAM</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. FLOOD DAVIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-144" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-144" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-144" type="surname" value="SNELLINO"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-144" type="given" value="JORN"/>JORN SNELLINO</persName> </hi>. I am a salesman to Messrs. Richard Venables and another, of 34, High Street, Aldgate—ten Thursday, 24th December, between 12 and 1 o'clock, the prisoner came there and asked for a piece of doeskin at 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. a yard—I assisted in serving him—he bought two pieces; one at 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and the other at 3
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 11
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the amount of the bill was 16
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., 11
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., I think—I asked him if he would pay then—he said no, he would take the discount off, and if we would send the porter round with the goods, he would pay—he gave the address, J. Baker & Co., 18, Gresham Street"—nothing was said about giving credit—I did not know him at all—the goods were packed and sent.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Will you swear that you did not know the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I will swear I never saw him before he entered our warehouse—I can't say that he had never been there before—Mr. Venables assisted in serving him—he did not seem to know him—the place in Gresham Street was his correct address—I am sure he said he would pay on delivery.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-145" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-145" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-145" type="surname" value="NORTON"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-145" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE NORTON</persName> </hi>. I am porter to Messrs. Venables—I saw the cloth</p>
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<p>packed up by the last witness, and I took it to 18, Gresham Street—it Was an office, with the name of "J. Baker & Co." on the door—I took the goods into the office, and saw a man there, not the prisoner—he said Mr. Baker was not in, he would go and fetch him—he did so—the prisoner came, and said that he wanted another piece, and he would go down to Messrs. Venables and pay for it altogether if I would accompany him he had a pattern of cloth in his hand—as we were going along, he said he wanted to call at a warehouse in Queen Street—he went into Messrs. Bevington's leather ware house, in Budge Row—that warehouse has two entrances, one in Cannon Street and the other in Budge Row—he told me to wait outside—he went in and Dame out again shortly, and said he was sorry to keep me so long, but he should not be many minutes now—he went into the warehouse again, and came out a second time, and asked me if I would have some cooper he said he wanted a receipt stamp, to receipt a bill—I happened to have one in my pocket, and I gave it to him—he went back into the warehouse spin, and did not return—I waited for some time, and then went inside—he was not there—they said he had gone out the other way next morning, I went with Monger, the police officer, to the prisoner's residence in Wen
<lb/>lock Street, City Road, and gave him into custody—he said if we would let him off he would tell where the cloth was—he said the other man had part of it.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How long did he keep you waiting outside the leather warehouse, the first time!
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About five minutes—there was no
<lb/>thing to prevent his going out at the other door then, if he had wished—I was at the same door all the time—when I went to his house, he said he could tell us where the other man was, who had part of the cloth was said he intended to pay for it on the Monday.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What were your instructions with regard to the goods I did. Not to leave them without the money—if the prisoner had said he would pay for thorn in an hour's time, I should not have left them; but as he said he was going down to the warehouse to pay for them, I did leave them.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CUNNINGHAM</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Do you identify these produced as the goods you took to the office in Gresham Street!
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; there are only sixty—nine yards now, there were ninety three yards when I took it—I saw the prisoner on Christmas Day, in a cab, with the same man I had seen in the shop—the prisoner said the other man's name was Clarke.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-146" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-146" type="given" value="ANTHONY WILSON"/>ANTHONY WILSON MONGEE</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">City Policeman</hi> 999). On Christmas Day, between 8 and 9 in the morning, from information I received, I went to 69, Wenlock—street, New North Road—I knocked at the door, and after waiting a quarter of an hour the prisoner opened it—I asked if his name was Baker, and he said Yes—I told him I was a police officer—I then called the last witness and Mr. Venables in, and they said, "That is the man"—I then said I should take him into custody for stealing a quantity of cloth yesterday—I followed him up stairs into a back room, which he and his wife occupied, and there saw this piece of cloth, thirty five yards in length, lying on a chair—I pointed it out to Mr. Venables, and asked the prisoner what had become of the other—he made no reply at the time—I searched the place, and in his waistcoat pocket found two duplicates relating to cloth pledged on the previous day—I asked him what had become of the remainder he said if I would come with him he would show me the person who had got it, of the name of Clarke—we drove in a cab to 26, Alma Road, Hoxton, where the Prisoner woke up Clarke by throwing stones at his window—I told Clarke, in</p>
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<p>the prisoner's presence, that I was an officer, or the prisoner did, and said there was a bother about the cloth—I asked Clarke what he had done with the piece of cloth that he had taken away—he said he had pawned it, and sold the duplicate—I afterwards went with him and the prisoner to Essex Road, Islington—Clarke went to a house, and brought out a piece of cloth to me—On the way there Clarke said to the prisoner, "You have got me into a fine mess, you know you gave me the cloth in lieu of wages"—the prisoner made no reply to that, and they began swearing at each other—I afterwards re
<lb/>ceived two duplicates relating to cloth from the woman Clarke was living with—that cloth has been identified by the prosecutor—I took the prisoner to the station, searched him, and found on him an invoice for the cloth, and also a pattern of cloth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> When you went to the prisoner's place, did not he my at once that he had had the cloth!
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He did not say a word about it at first—I caught him by the collar, and he dragged me up stairs—he after wards told me he could tell me the man who had the cloth—he asked air. Venables if he would take the cloth back—he said he was not guilty of stealing it—he intended to pay for it on the Monday—when Clarke said to the prisoner, "You have got me into a pretty mean," the prisoner said, "No, I have not, you took it yourself."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CUNNINGHAM</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Before you searched the prisoner, did you ask him anything about duplicates!
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, and he said he had no duplicates in the house—the two duplicates I found relate to ten yards of cloth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-147" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-147" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-147" type="given" value="GEORGIC"/>GEORGIC TRINAMAN</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Leach, a pawnbroker, of 93, Hoxton Street—I produce five yards of cloth, pawned on 24th December, for 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., by a person who gave the name of James Manning—it was not the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-148" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-148" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-148" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-148" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES JONES</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Edwards, of 173, Hoxton Street—I produce five yards of cloth, pledged on 24th December, for 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., in the name of John Carver—while I was serving the person, the prisoner came in, and they both went out together.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What makes you recognize the prisoner!
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I know him—I could swear to him—I believe I have seen him in our shop before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-149" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-149" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-149" type="surname" value="MORGAN"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-149" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM MORGAN</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Gush, pawnbroker, of Essex Road, Islington—I produce five yards of cloth, pledged on Christmas Eve, for 12
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., by a woman.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-150" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-150" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-150" type="surname" value="SCOTT"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-150" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS SCOTT</persName> </hi>. I am assistant to Mr. Finney, a pawnbroker, of 80, Shepherd's Walk—I produce five yards of cloth, pledged on 24th December, for 10
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., by a man, not the prisoner.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-151" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE SMELLING</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">re-examined</hi>). I identify the four pieces produced, deficient from the two pieces which I sold to the prisoner.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-183-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-183-18690111 t18690111-183-punishment-25"/>Fifteen Months' Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<p>184.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM GREEN</hi> (35)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-184-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-184-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, Feloniously forging and uttering a request for the delivery of six gallons of whiskey, with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prosecutor being called on his recognizance, and not appearing, the prisoner was</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-184-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-184-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-184-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noProsecutor"/>ACQUITTED</rs> </hi>.</p> </div1>
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<p>185.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLES KEMP</hi> (26)</persName>, and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN GALLAGHER</hi> (19)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-185-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-185-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-185-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>, Stealing three boxes of herrings, of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-185-offence-1 t18690111-name-155"/>John Jacobs</persName>.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GALLAGHER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-185-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-185-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-185-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>PLEADED GUILTY</rs> </hi>. **—
<hi rend="italic">
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<interp inst="t18690111-185-punishment-26" type="punishmentCategory" value="imprison"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-185-punishment-26" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-185-18690111 t18690111-185-punishment-26"/>Twelve Months Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>,
<hi rend="italic">for the Prosecution, offered no evidence against</hi>
<hi rend="largeCaps">KKMP</hi>
<rs id="t18690111-185-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t18690111-185-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-185-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noEvidence"/>Not
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi> </rs>.</p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 12
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1869.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Commies Yeast.</hi> </p>
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<p>186.
<persName id="def1-186-18690111" type="defendantName">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">MARY WILLIAMSON</hi> (21)</persName>
<rs id="t18690111-186-offence-1" type="offenceDescription">
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<interp inst="t18690111-186-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-157" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-157" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-157" type="surname" value="MILL"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-157" type="given" value="MASSES"/>MASSES. MILL</persName> </hi>. and
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-158" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-158" type="surname" value="HOWALL"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-158" type="given" value="EDMUND"/>EDMUND HOWALL</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. Roach, a chemist, of St. Jamey Street—on 5th December, between 7 and 8 p.m., I served the prisoner with twopennyworth of ammonia—she gave me a florin—I put it in the till, gave her the change, and she left—there was no other florin in the till—Mr. Roach took it out, and it was bad—on 7th December, the prisoner cams again for a pennyworth of pills, and gave me a bad half-crown—I recognised her as soon as she came in, and Mr. Roach gave her in custody.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was never in the shop before. Witness I am quite certain of you.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-159" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-159" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-159" type="surname" value="ROACE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-159" type="given" value="PORS"/>PORS ROACE</persName> </hi>. I live at 8, St. James' Street, Pall Mall—on 4th December I saw Howell serve the prisoner, and after she left I took the florin out of the till, and it was bad—I placed it by itself—on 7th December she came again, and tendered a bad half-crown to Howell—I gave her in custody, with the half—crown and florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I was never in the shop before. Witness I am midair of You.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-160" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-160" type="surname" value="WILSON"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-160" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS WILSON</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman C</hi> 39). I took the prisoner, and received this half-crown and florin.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-161" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-161" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WASSRER</persName> </hi>. These coins are both bad.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I had no idea it was bad. I was never in the shop before.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<rs id="t18690111-186-verdict-1" type="verdictDescription">
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<interp inst="t18690111-186-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
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<p>187.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ANN BAILEY</hi> (24)</persName> was indicted
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<p>Messrs.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HILLS</hi>. and
<hi rend="smallCaps">GRAIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-163" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-163" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-163" type="surname" value="MILLES"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-163" type="given" value="FRANCES"/>FRANCES MILLES</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of William Miller, who keeps the Canter
<lb/>bury Arms, Notting Hill—on the night of the 18th December I served the prisoner with a pint of sixpenny ale—she tendered 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I kept it in my hand and left the bar for a few minutes; when I returned I put the shilling bet
<lb/>ween my teeth, and told her it was bad—she said, "Oh dear me, I will give you another for it," and laid down a 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>—that was bad also—she gave me back the ninepence change I had given her, and threw down a good six-pence—she left—my husband fetched her back, and gave her in charge with the bad sixpence—I searched her, and found six sixpences, a four—penny piece, and 2
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 0 1/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in copper, all good—I asked her why she did not pay in copper—she said that was her husband's money, and she could not part with it—I gave it all to the constable.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> I told you I had just taken it for work.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> You did not.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman X</hi> 10). I took the prisoner—Mrs. Miller charged her with passing these two coins (
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-165" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This shilling and sixpence are bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I sat up all the night before to earn the money to pay my debts—I had just taken it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-169" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM COLLINS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman Y R</hi> 53). I am stationed at Totten
<lb/>ham—on 10th December, about 3 o'clock, I saw that a whole division had been taken out of a window of the Wesleyan chapel—I got through the opening, and found the prisoner in the vestry, sitting on a cushion, with a pair of tongs by his side, and a box, which he had attempted to force with them; he had forced a great splinter off—i also found these matches, and several others laid about, which had been struck—I asked him how he came there—he said that he did not know, he had no recollection—he was per
<lb/>fectly sober—on the way to the station he dropped a box of matches.</p>
<p>
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<hi rend="italic">He was further charged with having been before convicted in March, 1867, to which he</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>.—
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<interp inst="t18690111-190-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="animalTheft"/>, Stealing a mare, and a cart and harness, the property of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-173" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-173" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-173" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH WAINWRIGHT</persName> </hi>. I live at 67, King Street, Drury Lane, and am a porter at Covent Garden Market—on 2nd or 3rd September, the prisoner came to me in Weston Park, where I had a stable, and asked if I had a horse and cart to lend him, to go to Sevenoaks, as he was going to take some things down; and if he was successful he would give me 18
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., or a sovereign, for the use of the horse and cart for three days—I lent him the horse, cart, and harness, and he never came back—I did not see him again until he was apprehended, about three weeks afterwards, outside Mr. Carmick's, a butcher, in High Street, Marylebone—the value of the whole was about 15
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.,</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> Did I not come to you and hire a horse and cart several times, and pay you!
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Twice previously—I have known you five years—I have seen you in St. Martin's Lane, dealing—I did not say I wanted to sell the horse—nothing of the kind.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-174" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-174" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS CARMICK</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, at 7, High Street, Marylebone—on 2nd September, the prisoner came to the between 1 and 2 o'clock—he asked if I wanted to buy a horse and cart and harness—I said no, it would not suit me—he had got the horse and cart with him—I was going into the City, and when I came back he was there still—he said, I wish you would buy the lot, I want the money very badly"—I still refused—he said, "I want 5
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., and kept the horse, cart, and harness—he never came to me to pay me the 5
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., I never saw him again till he was—In custody—he called at the shop after, but I did not see him—I afterwards gave up the horse and cart and harness to the prosecutor—I have known the prisoner about two years.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-175" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SUSSIMUS</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman F R</hi> 12). From ping that occurred I spoke to the prisoner on Friday, the 8th January, in the Strand—I said, "Is your name Allman?"—he said it was—I then said, "You are charged with stealing a horse and cart"—he did not say anything at the time—I walked on a few yards with him, towards the station, and then he said, "It was a business transaction; a man said he wanted 6
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>., for them, and I should have a pound for my trouble; I went and got it for him, and the man has got his horse and cart again."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> When I hired the horse and' cart, I did not go to Sevenoaks; I was trying to sell it for 51., and I was to have it. Myself. Mr. Wainwright said I did not steal it, and the inspector said to him, "Oh, charge him with stealing it. "I could bring lots of witnesses to my character if I had time.</p>
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<interp inst="t18690111-190-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS ALLSOPP</hi> (25)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-191-offence-1 t18690111-name-177"/>Henry Alfred Chamber</persName>, and stealing two shirts, and other articles, his property.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-178" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-178" type="given" value="FLOOD"/>MR. FLOOD DAVIN</persName> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecutor.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-179" type="given" value="HENRY ABRAM"/>HENRY ABRAM CSAICBIAS</persName> </hi>. I live at 600, Mile End Road, Stepney—Sad am an accountant—on 27th November,—I fastened up the house securely before going to bed—I was aroused next morning about 12.40, and I saw a constable with a man in custody—I can't swear that the prisoner was the man—they were coming out of the gateway, from the yard—I examined the window of the back kitchen, and found a pane taken out, and the catch lifted up—I missed two tablecloths, a petticoat, and other articles—also about two pounds in silver, and a dead goose, and some sheets—I have seen some of the property since at the station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> What distance from the house was the shed where I was lying Witness. Abort thirty yards—I don't recollect that I mentioned anything about a dog at Bow Police Station—I may have said, I did not know how you could have passed the dog, but I don't remember it—I had got a dog—I don't think he would allow anyone to pass by, without giving an alarm—I beard him barking when I looked out of the window—I have bad one of my own men in custody, and charged Lim with the burglary—I never saw you in that man's company—I never saw you till I saw you at the station—the policeman did not state that he saw three men running down the yard—the man was discharged at the first examination—he absconded from my place, and the policeman took him—I did not give any information which led to his apprehension.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-180" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES SHEPHERD</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman K R</hi> 24). On 28th November, about 12.40, I was outside the prosecutor's house, on duty in South Grove, when a man came to the corner, apparently coming down the Grove—as soon as he saw me he ran away—I followed him, and he ran down the Mile End Road—that was about twenty or thirty yards from the prosecutor's house—I saw him kneeling down behind Mr. Chambers' house, under an arch—I followed down after him, and I got under the arch—I found—a</p>
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<p>towel on the ground, and saw the door of Mr. Ch timber she I open, lead
<lb/>ing into the back part of his house—it comes out into that archway—I then went down into the bottom of the yard, and in an open shed I founds sheet and a dead goose, a flannel petticoat, and in a shed close by I found the prisoner lying down—I can't swear that he was the man that I had seen before, because I only caught a glimpse of him as he went under the arch—the gardens go into the Grove—the railings are about five or six feet high—I should think about eight minutes elapsed between my seeing a man run
<lb/>ning and going into the yard—I ran about twenty yards when I first saw the man running—when I got into the yard I did not see anyone running—I turned into the shed, and saw the prisoner—the things were lying near him, just outside—I found 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 5 2/4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. and a bad shilling, which W. Cham
<lb/>bers identified, just new where the prisoner was found—when I first saw the man running I could not say that he had anything with him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did you not swear at the Police Court that you saw nine men running I
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No, I only saw one man—it is about twenty et thirty yards from where I first saw you to Mr. Chambers' yard—I only found 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. on you, half an ounce of tobacco, and a crust of bread—year brother said he had nothing to say against you more than you were given to drinking—you said you had no lodging—you did not look in the best condition—there was a partition in the shed where I found you that any one might come through—you said you heard someone come down the yard; you told the gentleman so.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you see a dog in the yard!
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The dog was in the shed belonging to Mr. Chambers—not where the prisoner was, about twenty yards off—the dog was in the shed close to the window that was broken—he had to get into the shed to get at the window—the dog barked as the prisoner ran down the yard, not before—he continued to bark while I was going down—Mr. Chambers mentioned at the examination before the Ma
<lb/>gistrate that the dog was in the shed—I took two men into custody after
<lb/>wards, from information I received, for being concerned with the prisoner they had been in the prisoner's employment about twelve months before—they were discharged—I examined the garden next morning, but could had no trams of footsteps.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Primer's Statement before the Magistrate.</hi> "I have been of work, aid have no home. I have been lying where I could for the last fourteen weeks; and I happened to be in this shed at the time. I went there to sleep. The policeman said last night at the station, that he followed three men down the yard. While in the shed, I heard someone come down, making a noise, as if clambering over the door."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> For the last four months I have been out of work, and I sold everything I stood upright in. I was obliged to leave my lodging. Since that time I have lodged anywhere. I had done a day's work on this day, for the first time, at the docks. I paid some money away, and I had a shilling left. I stopped at a house that night, and when I left I had six-pence in my pocket. I bought half-an-once of tobacco, and that left me 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. I came along Bow Common Lane, and I went to some new buildings that were being made. The policeman found me there, and said, "You must not go there, or I will lock you up." I came to Mr. Chambers' yard, and saw some buildings down there that I could get into. I got into the shed, and laid down. I had been there some little time, when I heard some one come down the yard; and then someone clambered over the wooden</p>
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<p>partition; and then I heard the policeman come down. He was in the yard before. He came to the shed, and then came in, and turned to the left
<lb/>hand, where I was, opposite the door; and I could have easily escaped then and been clear, if I had done anything wrong. He distinctly stated at the station, that he saw three men running. Mr. Chambers said he did not know how I could pass the dog, and one of his men was in custody at the same time; it must have been someone well acquainted with the place.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received a good character.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<p>193.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY DEFRIES</hi> (17)</persName>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-193-offence-1 t18690111-name-183"/>Sarah Newstead</persName> with intent, &c.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GRIFFITHS</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. STRAIGHT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">the Defence</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-193-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-193-18690111 t18690111-193-punishment-31"/>Bight Month's Imprisonment.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">LAWRENCE MARRS</hi> (24)</persName>,
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS ELSON</hi> (22)</persName>,
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES NIE</hi> (18)</persName>
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<interp inst="t18690111-194-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="violentTheft"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-194-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="robbery"/>, Robbery, with violence, on
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-187" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-187" type="surname" value="PAUL"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t18690111-194-offence-1 t18690111-name-187"/>Robert Paul</persName>, and stealing 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., his money.</rs> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MOODY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">defended Marrs and Elson.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-188" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-188" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-188" type="surname" value="PAUL"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-188" type="given" value="ROBERT"/>ROBERT PAUL</persName> </hi>. I am a gas stoker, and live at 8, Garden Road, Kensal New Town—early in the morning of 27th December, I was in Bell Street, Edgwore Road—I can't exactly say the time—I was dragged in a passage by three men, and thrown on my back—I had hold of the top of the pocket, and they cut it off—there was 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in it—they were going away and caught hold of Marrs by the ankle, and held him as well as I could—I called out and the police came up—I kept hold of Marrs all the time till the police came up, and gave him into custody—I went to the station with the constable, and gave a description of the others—I saw them on Thursday, the 7th January—I was sent for to go to the station—they were mixed with outlaw, and I picked them out—I am sure they are the men—if Marrs had got away I don't think I should have known him again—but I had seen the others before, on many occasions—I was hurt in my inside, where they crushed me with their knees—they did not strike me at all.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. WOOD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> This was in Bell Street, was it
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes—I do not live near there—I pass by there night and morning—I had come from King's Cross on this night—that is where I act as gas stoker—I had received my wages in the afternoon, about 4 o'clock—I had 25
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., but 1 paid some away—I paid a man 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 9
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. that I had borrowed of him—I had a sovereign then—I gave a man 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. who was out of work—I had a pint of ale, and 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. they left in my pocket—I had no money at all before I received my wages—I only spent 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in drink that night—I did not leave work till 8 o'clock—I should think it was two miles and a half from King's Cross to Bell Street—I went with a friend, and had supper with him; I had tea to drink at his house—I left his house between 11 and 12 o'clock—I never told anyone I had a game of dominoes in the neighbourhood—I never played at dominoes in my life—I was not with two women on that</p>
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<p>night; I swear that—the passage was not very dark—the three men rushed out suddenly, and dragged me into it—I had seen in my money safe as I walked along the street—when I caught hold of Marrs, I was on my knew—I caught hold of the first person who was near me—the constable
<hi rend="italic">was</hi> the first person that came up—I never Saw any persons in the passage, except the man I caught hold of—I did not see the other
<hi rend="italic">two</hi> prisoners till
<hi rend="italic">last</hi> Thursday, and then the police came to me and said they thought they had got the two men which I had described—I picked them out, because I knew them before—I had seen them before, and I saw them that night—Elson was the man I picked out first, and then Nie—I did not pick out any strange man.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-189" type="surname" value="JEAL"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-189" type="given" value="JAMEL"/>JAMEL JEAL</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman D</hi> 234). On Sunday morning, 27th last December, I was on duty in Bell Street—about 1.20, I saw the prosecutor struggling with Marrs, at the end of St. James' Place, Bell Street—I asked what was the matter, and the prosecutor said he should give Marrs into custody for robbing him of 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—I caught hold of Marrs, and asked him what he had got to say to the charge—he made no answer—the prosecutor's pocket had been cut clean out—he was quite sober.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Was the passage very light?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not very—I did not apprehend the other two—I went and told the prosecutor I thought we had got the other men—he gave a description of them at the station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-190" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-190" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-190" type="surname" value="CLARKE"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-190" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD CLARKE</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman D</hi> 200). About 1.30 on this Sunday morning, I was on duty, and heard a cry of "Police!"—I ran to the spot and saw Marrs and the prosecutor struggling together—the last witness came up about a minute before me—I assisted in taking Marrs to the station.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had the prosecutor some difficulty in identifying Elson?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He gave a description of two men who I never saw on the spot—he was rather excited—he said he had lost 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>., that was all—he was perfectly sober.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-191" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-191" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-191" type="surname" value="TUFREY"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-191" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES TUFREY</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman D</hi> 215). About 7.45 on Thursday morning, 7th January—I went to 5, St James' Place, Bell Street—I found Nie and Elson together there, lying on the floor, on a bundle of rags—I woke them up, and said that I should want them for being concerned with Marrs in robbing a man of 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.—Nie said, "That's another bit"—Elson said nothing—I took them to the station, and the prosecutor was sent for, and they were placed in among eight or nine others—he picked out Elson first—he had another look round, and then said, "That is the other" and picked out Nie—I arrested them from the description I had, and also knowing them well—I had seen them all together on 26th December, about 11 o'clock.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> You took the men because you knew them as being together, then?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Knowing them as associates—I was on that beat—I did not see the prosecutor at all.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">The Prisoners' Statements before the Magistrate. Nie says: "I</hi> was not there, I was with a young man, I work with."
<hi rend="italic">Marrs says:</hi> "I was coming down Bell Street, when I saw the prosecutor with two parties; he went down St James' Place with one of them, and into No. 5; they came out again with another man; they got talking together and the prosecutor said he had lost 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; he came back about half an hour afterwards with 250
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. He seized me, and another constable came up, and they knocked me down and kicked me. The prosecutor came up, and said I was the man. I could not say anything about it."</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Nie's Defence.</hi> When I came home I heard that Marrs was locked up.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-194-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-194-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Marrs was further charged with having been before convicted at this Court on 3rd December</hi>, 1858,
<hi rend="italic">in the name of Michael Welch.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-192" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-192" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM SCRUBB</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman D</hi> 259). I produce a certificate.—(
<hi rend="italic">This stated that on the 13th December Michael Welch was convicted for a robbery with violence, and sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment.</hi>)—I was present at the trial—Marrs is the same person—I took him into custody on the 29th November.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Are you sure you are not mistaken?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, I know his mother—I never knew that he had a brother—I did not know one—I did not know that he died two years ago—the prisoner was fifteen or sixteen years old when this took place—he lived in a passage in Grove Street then—I have been in the neighbourhood twenty-three yean—I have known him from a child.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Witnesses for the Defence.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-193" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-193" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-193" type="surname" value="MARRS"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-193" type="given" value="ELLIN"/>ELLIN MARRS</persName> </hi>. I am the prisoner's mother—I live at St James's Place, Bell Street—he is twenty four years old—he was not convicted in December, 1858—I had another son, and the policeman gave him twelve months' ten years ago—the prisoner has been working for six years under different employers, and is a hard working
<hi rend="italic">chap.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What was your son convicted fort?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They said he had a man who was going with a bird cage, or something—the prisoner was at home at that time—my other son was thirty years old when he died—he died two years ago—the prisoner was born in Ireland—I have not got the register of his birth.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-194" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-194" type="surname" value="COX"/>
<interp inst="t18690111-name-194" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS COX</persName> </hi>. I am a contractor, at 60, Hermitage Street, Paddington—the prisoner was in my employment from 26th March, last year, up to the end of July, and then my contract ceased, and I had no employment for him—he had a good character from me—I have known him for five or six year—I never knew anything wrong of him—I never heard before that he was convicted in 1858, and had twelve months'.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-195" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18690111-name-195" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-195" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS GRADY</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer—I have known Marrs six years—I never knew anything bad of him.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Witness in reply.</hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18690111-name-196" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18690111-name-196" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES TUFREY</persName> </hi>. (
<hi rend="italic">Policeman</hi> 215
<hi rend="italic">D</hi>). I have known Marrs ten years, and I knew his mother and all the family—I have seen him at the corner of the street all hours of the night—I did not know that he was convicted—I never knew him do any work—I never knew that he had a brother—I knew the mother well.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-194-18690111 t18690111-194-punishment-32"/>Seven Years' Penal Servitude.</rs> </hi> </p>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ELSON</hi> and
<hi rend="largeCaps">NIE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">
<rs id="t18690111-194-punishment-33" type="punishmentDescription">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def3-194-18690111 t18690111-194-punishment-33"/>Two Years' Imprisonment each</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">THIRD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, January</hi> 12
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1869.</p>
<p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Robert Malcolm Kerr, Esq.</hi> </p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-195-18690111 t18690111-195-punishment-34"/>Nine Months' Imprisonment each</rs>.</hi> And</p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">AGNES DA VIES</hi> (43)</persName>, and
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