3rd April 1837
Reference Numbert18370403-924
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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924. THOMAS JOHNSON was indicted for stealing, on the 31st of March, 11 shirts, value 1l. 8s., the goods of William Stephen Dew and another.

WILLIAM ADAMS . I am shopman to William Stephen Dew and ano-ther, hosiers in Cheapside. In the afternoon of the 31st of March I saw the prisoner come to the door, take up a bundle of shirts which were exposed there for sale, place them under his arm, and walk off with them—I fol-lowed and stopped him with the property about five doors off—the things were full three feet from the pavement.

JOHN BROWN (City police-constable No. 48.) I saw Adams secure the prisoner, and took charge of him.

GUILTY . Aged 28.— Transported for Seven Years.

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