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1812 - Proceedings of the Old Bailey (1)

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Date 1812
Topic The Robin Hood, Charles II Street, near St James's Place, mentioned in case of forgery and deception
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Site of the Robin Hood, Charles II Street.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-06-21. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.

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[19 Feb. 1812:]
CHARLES HOLLOWAY. I am a clerk to Messrs. Davison and Company, they are bankers.

Q. The names of the partners are Alexander Davison, William Middleton Newell, and George Sinclair. - A. I was introduced to the prisoner at the Robin-hood public house, on a check having been presented by another person, I was then introduced to the prisoner at the Robin-hood public-house, Charles Street, St. James's Square; I asked him from whom he received that check, which was forged; at that time having reference to the first check, he denied the forgery. I told him he must accompany me to the banking-house, he made some hesitation, and said, he must go up stairs and put on his things; he then accompanied me to the banking house, I introduced him to the chief cashier as the person from whom I had the check, he was then told it was a forgery by Mr. Allen, he declared it was a good check, that he received it from his brother-in-law Mr. Jackson.[1]

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