1833 - Proceedings of the Old Bailey (1)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1833
Topic Robin Hood and Little John (Hoxton)
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-27. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[14 Feb. 1833:]
WILLIAM ANDERSON was indicted for stealing, on the 14th of January, 2 shirts, value 14s.; 1 gown, value 10s., and 1 petticoat, value 2s., the goods of Elizabeth Campbell.

ELIZABETH CAMPBELL. I live in Whitmore-street; I am a laundress. I lost a shirt from my copper on the 14th of January, and the officer brought it to me in the course of three days; this is it – I have had it constantly to wash ever since it was made; the mark has been cut out, and a piece put in the place – the prisoner lodged next door to me.

JOSEPH MELLISH (Police-constable N 5). I apprehended the prisoner at the Robin Hood public-house; I found this shirt on him – he said he bought it in Chiswell-street, and then in Chick-lane.

Prisoner's Defence. I said I bought it in Chick-lane.

GUILTY. Aged 20. – Confined Fourteen Days.[1]

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