Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 21 January 2019), September 1763, trial of Charles Morgan Jacob Sidenden (t17630914-10).

Charles Morgan, Jacob Sidenden, Theft > grand larceny, 14th September 1763.

363, 364. (L.) Charles Morgan , and Jacob Sidenden were indicted for stealing one pair of men's worsted hose, val. 4 s. the property of Peter Cavallier , Aug. 20 . ++

Peter Cavallier deposed, that he kept a hatter and hosier's shop in Leadenhall-street ; that the prisoners came on the 20th of Aug. about 5 in the evening, and asked to see some black ribbed stockings; that while they were there he saw a pair of stockings removed in the window, but knew not by who; that he locked the door, and, upon searching, found them in the lining of Morgan's coat. (The stockings produced and deposed to.)

Morgan Guilty . T.

Sidenden Acquitted .