12th August 1839
Reference Numbert18390812-2195
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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2195. CATHERINE KEEFE was indicted for stealing, on the 12th of July, I handkerchief, value 6d.;1/2 an oz. of beads, value 4d.;1/2 oz. of tea, value 6d.;1/4 lb. of sugar, value 2d.; the goods of Joseph O'Leary, her master.

HONORIA AUGUSTA O'LBARY . I am the wife of Joseph O'Leary, and live at Westminster. The prisoner was my servant—I missed the articles stated—these are mine—(looking at them.)

STEPHEN THORNTON .(police-constable E 58.) I apprehended the prisoner, and found the ticket of the sheet in her box—I went to her sister, and she produced the coat and other things.

MARY KEEFE . I am the prisoner's sister. I produced these things to the officer—the prisoner came to me, and said her mistress was moving, and had told her to give them to some poor person.

Cross-examined by MR. DOANE. Q. They are all old things? A. Yes—I had not had them more than two days.

GUILTY . Aged 23.— Confined Three Months.

(There was another indictment against the prisoner.)

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