11th April 1833
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774. HENRY WELLS was indicted for stealing, on the 23rd of February , 1 handkerchief, value 3s., the goods of George Lander Teanby , from his person .

GEORGE LANDER TEANBY. On the 23rd of February I was on Blackfriars-bridge , between two and three o'clock in the afternoon; I felt two persons pressing on me - I turned and found the prisoner with my handkerchief between his coat and waistcoat; I took him - this is my handkerchief.

Prisoner's Defence. I was coming over the bridge, and he accused me of picking his pocket: I never saw the handkerchief.

GUILTY .* Aged 19. - Transported for 14 Years .

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