29th May 1828
Reference Numbert18280529-19
VerdictNot Guilty

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Before Lord Chief Justice Best.

1095. JOSEPH PING was indicted for stealing, on the 10th of April , 2 half-crowns, and three 5l. Bank notes, the property of Thomas Harrison , in his dwelling-house .

JAMES DAVIS . I live in Cork-street. On the 10th of April I enclosed three 5l. Bank notes, and 2l. 5s., in a letter, for Captain Field . I took no account of the numbers- I had drawn a cheque on Messrs. Ransom's, and sent Pugh with it - he brought me back the notes; Captain Field is not here.

PHILIP EDWARDS . I am clerk to Messrs. Ransom. I paid a 15l. draft, drawn by the prosecutor; I have a memorandum which I extracted from the waste-book; the book itself is not here.


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