2nd July 1806
Reference Numbert18060702-62
VerdictNot Guilty

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416. JOHN MADELL was indicted for feloniously stealing on the 11th of June , a loaf of sugar, value 7 s. the property of Alexander Glennie , John Capper , William Henlock , and John Richter .

JOHN BELL sworn. I am clerk in the sugar house Gulston square , formerly belonging to John Fry , but now to the assignees who are laid in the indictment; I found this loaf of sugar concealed in a mat in the mill room, I got Henry Cordey to watch who took it away.

HENRY CORDEY sworn. I am a sugar baker; on Sunday morning the 8th of June I was desired to watch who came and took it away.

Q. Did you see who took it away. - A. No, it was gone on Wednesday morning, who took it I cannot tell.

JOHN CHRISTIAN sworn. I am a sugar baker; on the 11th of June about ten at night, Henry Cordey came and knocked at my gate, and told me he heard somebody going out of the gate, I went out, and about a hundred yards from the gate I met the prisoner, he had a loaf of sugar under his arm; he was standing still when I came up to him; he went back very willingly, I put the loaf of sugar in the men's room, I cannot say this is the same sugar, I did not put any mark on it.


First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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