CHARLES FLEMMING, Theft > embezzlement, 28th October 1818.

Reference Number: t18181028-140
Offence: Theft > embezzlement
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Transportation

1531. CHARLES FLEMMING was indicted for stealing and embezzling six 1l. bank notes, which he had received on account of Richard Trevet , his master .

RICHARD TREVET. I am a bedstead-maker , and live in Sack-court, Wilson-street, Finsbury-square . The prisoner was my porter , and entrusted to receive money for me. I sent him to Mr. Rolls's, in Old-street-road, with a bedstead, which came to 7l. I gave him the bill and receipt. He absconded, and never accounted to me for it.

ELIZA ROLLS. I am the wife of William Rolls, who is a broker, and lives in Old-street. On the 21st of September, between two and three o'clock, the prisoner brought the bedstead. I owned his master 7l., with the bedstead. The prisoner presented a receipt for 7l., and said his master wished it settled. I gave him six 1l., bank notes, and told him the other pound belonged to the next week's account. I produce the receipt.

BARNARD GLEED. I apprehended the prisoner on the 22d of September, at the Bell public-house, Shoreditch. I found him asleep in the tap-room. I found a 1l. note in his fob, 14s. in his pocket, and 5s. 9d. in copper.

GUILTY . Aged 23.

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.


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