12th August 1839
Reference Numbert18390812-2224
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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2224. LOUISA WEST was indicted for stealing, on the 23rd of July, 1 night-gown, value 1s. 1 shirt, value 2s. 4 yards of linen cloth, value 7s. 1 fan, value 6d. 1 printed book, value 6d. 2 caps, value 5s. 3 yards of lace, value 4s. 1 handkerchief, value 2s. 1 towel, value 1s. 6d. 1 petticoat, value 3s. 1 yard of muslin, value 2s. and 1 table-cloth, value 2s. the goods of George Dunman.

ELLEN DUNMAN . I am the wife of George Dunman; he lives at James-place, Chelsea. The prisoner was our lodger, and occasionally assisted me in my work as a laundress—I missed some articles, and sent for a policeman—these two caps, a piece of lace, a hymn-book, and several other things, were found in her box.

WILLIAM ADAMS . I am a pawnbroker. I have a petticoat and several other things, which I took in pledge of the prisoner.

(The prisoner pleaded distress.)

GUILTY . Aged 34.— Confined Six Months.

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