11th May 1835
Reference Numbert18350511-1176
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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1176. JAMES HENRY was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of April, 1 handkerchief, value 2s., the goods of Josiah Phillips, from his person.

JOSIAH PHILLIPS . I lived at the William the Fourth, Ship-yard, Temple-bar. On the 14th of April, about half-past eleven o'clock in the morning, I was in Newgate-street—the officer gave me information, and I missed my handkerchief, which I had in my pocket a quarter of an hour before.

ROBERT TYRRELL . I am an officer of the Post-office. I saw the pri-

soner go past, in company with a taller one. I watched them into Newgate-street—I saw the prisoner take this handkerchief from the prosecutor's pocket, and put it into his hat—I took him, and found it in his hat.

Prisoner. A man named Stevens called on me, and took me out; he stole the handkerchief, and gave it to me. Witness. The other one was by his side, but the prisoner took the handkerchief, and put it into his hat—when I took him the other ran away.

GUILTY . Aged 19.— Confined for Six Months.

Before Mr. Recorder.

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