17th September 1817
Reference Numbert18170917-39
VerdictNot Guilty

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1146. THOMAS LONG was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of August , one coat, value 2l. 10s., the goods of Charles Rich , Esq. , in the dwelling-house of John Hatchett .

ROBERT CLARK . I keep Mr. Rich's clothes clean; he lives at the Blenheim hotel, in Bond-street. On the 22d of July I missed his things.

CHARLES SMITH. I am a pawnbroker. On the 23d of July a pair of pantaloons were pledged with me; I do not know who by.

JOHN MARTIN . I am servant to Mr. Weguelin, in Chandos-street. A pair of pantaloons were pledged with us; I believe the prisoner pledged them.

ELIZA PERT . I was with Plank at the prisoner's room, and found some duplicates in his box; there was another man slept in the room; the box was not locked.

SAMUEL PLANK. I found the duplicates which relate to the property, in the prisoner's box, which was not locked.

(Property produced and sworn to.)


First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Holroyd.

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