MICHAEL GOLD, Theft > grand larceny, 11th January 1815.

Reference Number: t18150111-125
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Miscellaneous > fine

247. MICHAEL GOLD was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 14th of December , a mahogany chair, value 15 s. the property of George Mitchell .

GEORGE MITCHELL . I am a broker , 28 Wilson street, Finsbury-square . The chair was taken from my door on the 14th of December, I saw a man pass my window with the chair; I came out, and overtook him, about twenty yards down the street; I stopped him; and took the chair from him. I know it is my chair. The prisoner said, he was employed by a person to carry the chair for them. I did not see the prisoner take the chair; I am sure it is my own chair.

Prisoner's Defence. I am a butcher; I was selling meat that day; a man asked me to carry that chair to a grocer's shop.

The prisoner called five witnesses, who gave him a good character.

GUILTY , aged 26.

Fined 1 s. and discharged.

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.


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