29th October 1806
Reference Numbert18061029-8
SentenceCorporal > private whipping

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567. WILLIAM ARROW was indicted for feloniously stealing on the 28th of September , a saw, value 4 s. and a pair of pistols, value 1 l. 10 s. the property of Leonard Crowder .

LEONARD CROWDER sworn. I am apprentice to Mr. Ditcham, No. 17, Sherborn lane , carpenter and boxmaker. The prisoner took a pair of pistols out of a box of nine, and a carcase saw. I do not know when he took the carcase saw out of my box, but the pistols he took on the 28th of September.

Q. What is he. - A. A boxmaker , he worked for my master.

Q. Did you ever find the pistols - A. Yes, he owned to having pawned these things.

- sworn. I am shopman to Mr. Smith, pawnbroker, No. 251, Borough I produce two saws and a pair of pistols, the shopman that took them in is gone away; the carcase saw was pawned in the name of James Arrow on the 15th of November last, and the pistols on the 30th of December in the name of Joseph Reaves .

(The property identified by the prosecutor.)

Prisoner's Defence. They got me to say where the things were, then they said they would forgive me.

The prisoner called two witnesses, who gave him a good character.

GUILTY , aged 24.

Privately Whipped and discharged.

London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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