Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 December 2023), October 1814, trial of GEORGE CARTER (t18141026-96).

GEORGE CARTER, Theft > grand larceny, 26th October 1814.

963. GEORGE CARTER was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 12th of October , a truck, value 4 l. the property of Stephen Palmer .

STEPHEN PALMER . On the 1st of October, the prisoner came and hired a truck of me at threepence per hour. I make trucks for myself. He said, he wanted to move a chest of drawers; I let him have a truck; he was to return it at eight o'clock at night. He said, he lived at 12, Christopher-street, Holywell Mount. He never returned with the truck. I saw the truck afterwards in the New Cut, Lambeth, and to day I have seen it at the New Inn, over the way; I am sure it is my truck.

MR. DUKE. I live in the New Cut, Lambeth. The prisoner came to sell this truck on the next day; I stopped him and the truck. The prosecutor has seen it, and claimed it.

GUILTY , aged 45.

Confined 6 months , and fined 1 s.

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.