27th October 1813
Reference Numbert18131027-87
VerdictGuilty > lesser offence
SentenceImprisonment > house of correction; Miscellaneous > fine

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1067. SHECK FORED was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 23rd of October , eight handkerchiefs, value 12 s. the property of Edward Pike , privately in his shop .

MR. CHAPMAN. I am shopman to Edward Pike , 21 Ratcliffe-highway ; he is a linen draper . The handkerchiefs were pinned to a pile of flannels at the door, inside of the door. I went to the door; I saw the prisoner about four yards from the door, with the handkerchiefs in his possession; I pursued him. He dropped the handkerchiefs; a man picked them up, and gave them to me. These are the handkerchiefs; they are my master's property.

GUILTY, aged 17,

Of stealing, but not privately .

Confined 6 months in the house of correction , fined 1 s.

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.

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