Offence: Theft > grand larceny
ELIZA SMITH . I am the wife of Samuel Smith ; we live in Laystall-street ; these things were in my box on the 2d floor, where the prisoner lodged. I found the box broken open on the 20th of October, and missed them. I saw the box about eight o'clock in the morning; he left the house next morning, and returned between eleven and twelve. I had him secured, and found the property in pawn.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
The prisoner pleaded distress.
GUILTY . Aged 33.
Confined Three Months .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.