Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Punishment: Corporal > private whipping
WILLIAM PAGE sworn. - I am a pawnbroker , in Liquorpond-street : On Monday last, between two and three o'clock in the day, I observed the prisoner, in company with another boy, peeping through the shop-window repeatedly; they then went towards the door, and looked into the shop; the other boy then left the prisoner near the door, and went on the other side of the way; he then called out to the prisoner; the prisoner came to
Prisoner's defence. I have no mother, my father is a hackney coachman, I know nothing of the handkerchief.
GUILTY , aged 13.
Court. Prisoner, the sentence of the Court upon you is, that you be well whipped in the jail and discharged.
First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.