26th October 1826
Reference Numbert18261026-12
SentenceNo Punishment > sentence respited

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1805. JAMES LOVE was indicted for embezzlement .

JOHN DAWSON LOWDEN . I am a chemist , and live in Fleet-street. The prisoner was in my service for about a fortnight, and received money on my account. On the

21st of September, I sent him to Mrs. Orgel, at the White Heart public-house, Abchurch-lane, with some medicine, which came to 14s. 3d., but if the bottles were returned, he was to receive 12s.; I sent him about one o'clock, and he returned about four - I asked him if he had received the money; he said, No, they would pay next time.

HANNAH RILEY . I am acquainted with the landlord of the White Heart. On the 21st of September, the prisoner brought this medicine from Mr. Lowden, with a bill - I paid him four half-crowns and two shillings; he wrote a receipt to the bill in my presence, Lere it is - Mr. Lowden inquired about it the same evening.

DAVID ROGERS . On the 21st of September, I took charge of the prisoner, and in his boots found four half-crowns, one shilling, one sixpence, and a penny.

Prisoner's Defence. The lady paid me four half-crowns, a shilling, a sixpence, and 6d. in copper - I lost 5d., and put the rest in my stocking till I could see my father, to make it up - I was afraid to tell my master.

GUILTY. Aged 12.

Judgment Respited .

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