Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 21 October 2020), September 1832, trial of JAMES HARVEY (t18320906-48).

JAMES HARVEY, Theft > simple larceny, 6th September 1832.

1774. JAMES HARVEY was indicted for stealing, on the 7th of July , 2 chaise cushions, value 6s., and 1 driving-box, value 4s. , the goods of Samuel Bowley .

JOHN SHEPPARD . I am servant to Mr. Carr, at the Union, public-house, Bagnigge-wells-road . On the 7th of July, I was in the yard, and saw another man; I was looking after him, and saw the prisoner come out of the gig-house with these cushions and driving-box - I went and accused him of taking them; he threw them down when he saw me - they belong to Mr. Samuel Bowley .

HENRY ROWLISSON (Police-constable G 54). I took the prisoner; he said he knew nothing of these articles.

Prisoner's Defence. I went into the gig-house for another purpose.

NOT GUILTY .