16th July 1829
Reference Numbert18290716-48
VerdictNot Guilty

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1421. JAMES CAMPBELL was indicted for stealing, on the 29th of June , 1 candlestick, value 1s. 6d. , the goods of Joseph Jackson .

JOSEPH JACKSON . I am a broker , and live in Old-street-road . I lost two candlesticks, but was not there when they were taken.

WILLIAM BELLNAP . On the 29th of June I saw the prisoner and two others on my beat, about a quarter before twelve o'clock, they were disorderly - I spoke to them to go on, they would not, and I took them to the watch-house; the officer found in Campbell's right-hand coat pocket this candlestick; I had not known him before.

THEOPHILUS WHITING . I am an officer. This is the candlestick which I found upon the prisoner.(Property produced and sworn to.)

The prisoner put in a written Defence, stating that he had bought the candlestick in Petticoat-lane.


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