10th April 1834
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604. JOHN McCORMICK was indicted for stealing, on the 21st of February , 1 handkerchief, value 1s., the goods of a man unknown , from his person .

CHARLES CORNISH . I am a baker, and live in Fenchurch-street . On the 21st of February, I saw the prisoner pick a gentleman's pocket, opposite my house, of his handkerchief, which he put into his breast - I crossed over, and took him, and took the handkerchief from him - this is it - the gentleman went on, and I could not find him.

Prisoner's Defence. I saw a boy pick a gentleman's pocket; he threw the handkerchief down, and I took it up to give to the gentleman.

GUILTY . Aged 16. - Transported for Seven Years .

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