10th December 1788
Reference Numbert17881210-97
VerdictNot Guilty > fault

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97. JOHN GALLOWAY was indicted for unlawfully uttering a forged certificate, dated Custom House, London, 1st July , 1788, with intent to defraud the Receiver-General of his Majesty's Customs .

Second Count. For uttering a forged receipt, for payment of money, with the like intention.

The Court observed, that the charge in the second count was for a capital crime; and therefore, on this indictment, which was for a misdemeanor only, he must be ACQUITTED .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

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