22nd May 1822
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864. CHARLES KNIGHT was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of May , one watch, value 5 l.; three seals, value 2 l.; one chain, value 3 s., and one key, value 6 d., the goods of Francis Thomas Mee , from his person .

FRANCIS THOMAS MEE . I live in Kirby-street, Hatton Garden. On the 1st of May, about half-past eight o'clock at night, I was at the end of Plough-court, St. Clements ; the prisoner came up, and snatched my watch from my fob and ran down the court - I followed, and took him without losing sight of him. The watch was not found; he passed two other men at the end of the court.

JOSEPH SAUNDERS . I took him in charge.

Prisoner's Defence. A man stopped me before the prosecutor.

GUILTY . Aged 20.

Transported for Seven Years .

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.

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