Offence: Theft > grand larceny
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WILLIAM PHILLIPS was indicted for stealing, on the 2d of December , one coat, value 10 s. , the goods of Stephen Grober .
FRANCIS PARSONS . I am servant at the White Horse, public-house, in Princes-street. On Friday evening, about five o'clock, the prisoner brought this coat to my master's house, and asked me to take care of it. He came again, about a quarter past seven o'clock, for it - it had been given to the constable.
WLLIAIM HARRIS. I am servant to Mr. Stephen Grober , the coat is his. On the 1st of December, I left it on the coach-box, in Red Lion-yard, Cockspur-street , and missed it at half-past five o'clock. The prisoner worked in the yard.
GUILTY . Aged 26.
Confined Six Months .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.