15th February 1827
Reference Numbert18270215-156

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649. DANIEL CHING was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of January , 1 weighing-machine, value 25s. , the goods of William Ellis .

SAMUEL CARGER . I am a watchman. On the 11th of January, about a quarter-past seven o'clock in the evening, I was in Laystall-street, Holborn, which is about a quarter of a mile from Mr. Ellis', and saw the prisoner with this weighing-machine in an apron under his arm - I secured him - he said nothing.

THOMAS GAMMAGE . I was with Carger.

WILLIAM ELLIS. I live in Great Warner-street . This machine belongs to me - I missed it off my counter on the 11th of January, about five minutes to seven o'clock.

Prisoner's Defence. It was given to me to carry.

GUILTY . Aged 16.

Confined Three Months .

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