1st April 1818
Reference Numbert18180401-115
VerdictNot Guilty

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645. JOHN WARD was indicted for that he, on the 27th of February , 6lbs. of leaden pipe, value 3s., belonging to Thomas Cubit , and fixed to a certain building, feloniously did rip, with intent to steal .

JOHN GEAR . I am a carpenter. On the 27th of February, about seven o'clock in the evening, I saw the prisoner come into the premises of the London Institution, Moorfields ; he took hold of the pipe, and began to pull it out of the ground - I secured him before he had time to separate it.


London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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