Offence: Theft > grand larceny
WILLIAM RIVETT . I am coachman to Mr. James Asher , Bloomsbury-square. On the 20th of December, I left my box coat, the property of my master, in the stable, at ten o'clock at night. The stables are in Turk's Head yard, East-street . I returned to the stables in the morning between seven and eight; the coat was gone. I value the coat at fourteen shillings.
SAMUEL MILLER. I apprehended the prisoner at a house in Golden-lane. Lion Solomon swore before the magistrate that he bought this coat of the prisoner.
LION SOLOMON. Q. Do you know the prisoner - A. Yes. I bought the coat of the prisoner; I agreed to give him ten shillings for the coat, and I gave him ten shillings for it afterwards. I am sure he is the person.
Rivett. I am sure it is the coat I lost; it is my master's property.
GUILTY , aged 22.
Transported for Seven Years .
Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.