14th January 1818
Reference Numbert18180114-51
VerdictGuilty > pleaded guilty

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217. WILLIAM KELLY was indicted, for that he, on the 30th of October , at St. James's, Clerkenwell , did forge and counterfeit a certain bank note (setting it forth), with intent to defraud the Governor and Company of the Bank of England .

SECOND COUNT, For feloniously disposing of, and putting away a like forged instrument, with the like intent, knowing it to be forged.

THIRD COUNT, For feloniously offering to James Creed Eddels a like forged bank note, with the like intent, knowing it to be forged.

FOURTH, FIFTH, AND SIXTH COUNTS, the same as the three former, only calling the forged instrument a promissory note for the payment of money, instead of a bank note.

SIX OTHER COUNTS, The same as the six former, only stating his intent to be to defraud John Creed Eddels .

To which indictment the prisoner pleaded

GUILTY . - DEATH . Aged 15.

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.

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