JOHN SMITH.
10th September 1823
Reference Numbert18230910-9
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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Before Mr. Baron Graham .

1000. JOHN SMITH was indicted for that he, on the 3d of July , at St. James, Clerkenwell, feloniously did dispose of and put away a certain forged and counterfeit Bank note, for payment of 5 l., (setting it forth, No. 10,719, dated 11th August, 1821; signed R. Clough), with intent to defraud the Governor and Company of the Bank of England , he well knowing it to be forged and counterfeited .

SECOND COUNT, the same, only calling it a promissory note for payment of money, instead of a Bank note.

TWO OTHER COUNTS, the same, only stating his intent to be to defraud John lckler .

The prisoner pleaded

GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 24.


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