4th February 1839
Reference Numbert18390204-531
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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531. THOMAS SMITH was indicted for stealing, on the 25th of January, 12 shirts, value 19s., the goods of William Stephen Dew and another.

HENRY THOMPSON . I am in the employ of William Stephen Dew tad John Barnard, hosiers and shirt makers, in Cheap side. On the night of the 25th of January I was at the back of the shop looking to wards the door—I saw the prisoner come to the shop, snatch a dozen shirts off the side. counter, and run away with them—I followed and overtook him at the corner of Old Change with them in his possession.

JAMES TRIM (City policeman No. 458.) I have the things which I receded from Thompson.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

GUILTY .* Aged 25.— Confined Nine Months.

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