Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 May 2021), January 1815, trial of GEORGE SMITH , alias THOMAS TYLER (t18150111-21).

GEORGE SMITH, Royal Offences > coining offences, 11th January 1815.

142. GEORGE SMITH , alias THOMAS TYLER , was indicted for feloniously forging a 5 l. bank note, with intention to defraud the Governour and Company of the Bank of England

SECOND COUNT, for disposing of, and putting away a like forged bank note, he knowing it to be forged.

Mr. Knapp, counsel for the prosecution, declining to offer any evidence, the prisoner was

ACQUITTED .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.