14th January 1830
Reference Numbert18300114-98
VerdictNot Guilty

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332. DANIEL SHELSTON was indicted for stealing, on the 12th of December , 1 half-sovereign, 9 shillings, 1 sixpence, and 12 halfpence , the monies of William Davis , his master.

WILLIAM DAVIS . I am a publican , and live at Kentish-town - the prisoner lived with me. On the 12th of December he said he wanted change for a sovereign for a lady at No. 3, Jeffrey-street, and he was to bring the sovereign back - I gave him a half-sovereign, 9s. 6d. in silver, and 6d. in copper; he never returned.

SOPHIA STANNAR. I lived at No. 3. Jeffrey-street. -My mistress asked the prisoner for change on the 12th of December, and he brought it on the Saturday, at three o'clock; my mistress said the young lady she wanted it for had got change - she did not give him the sovereign, and he did not leave the change.


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