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CRIMINAL LAW,

ARGUED AND DETERMINED

IN ALL THE COURTS IN ENGLAND AND IRELAND,

EDITED BY

EDWARD W. COX, Esq., OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE,

Barrister-at-Law.

VOL. VIII.

1858 to 1861.

LONDON:
JOHN CROCKFORD, LAW TIMES OFFICE, 10, WELLINGTON STREET,

STRAND.

LONDON : PRINTED BY JOHN CROCKFORD, 10, WELLINGTON STREET,

STRAND.

INDEX TO CASES

REPORTED IN THIS VOLUME.

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Reg. 0. Ansell :-- Forgery – Post-office Reg. v. Brown and others :-Conspiracy

order... ... ... ... ... 409 -Practice-Particulars of acts relied - Arnall :-Evidence ... ... 439 on-Overt acts ... ... ... 69 - Avery and another :-Larceny-

- Brummitt: - Larceny - Lead Husband and wife — Wife taking

fixed to a building-Evidence of away husband's goods—Third per.

ownership ... ... ... ... 413 sons assisting ... ... ... 184] -- Burke :-Evidence - Contradic- Baillie :-Abduction — Marriage

tion on collateral matters ... ... 44 - Taking a girl out of possession of

-- Burnsides :- False Pretencesfather-9 Geo. 4, c. 31, s. 20 ... 238 Indictment—Evidence ... ... 370 Ex parte Barford :-Parent and child

- Butcher:- Indictment - False Father's right to custody-Child

pretences-Proof-Variance .. under sixteen-Habeas corpus ... 405

- Chidley and Cummins : - For Reg. o. Barnes :—Embezzlement—Clerk

feloniously and maliciously woundor servant ... ... ... ... 129 ing, &c. ... ... ... ... 365 Edward Gonne Bell:-Certiorari

--- Christopher :-Larceny - Find-Coroner's inquisition – Venue,

ing lost property-Felonious intent change of-Jurors—Trial, impartial

at the time of finding-Subsequent -Manslaughter ... ... ...

... 287

felonious intent ... ... ... 91 - Bennett:-Manslaughter - Explosion of fireworks--Negligence

Clark v. Hague:-Cruelty to animals—

Cock-fighting-Aiding or assisting Servant ... ...

at-12 & 13 Vict. c. 92, s. 3 ... James Berry: - Perjury -Bastardy -- Application for summons

-- Clouter and Heach :-Plea of against putative father-Hearing

guilty by one prisoner-Examination Waiver of irregularity on application

of one prisoner against anotherfor summons-7 & 8 Vict. c. 101,

Permission to withdraw plea of guilty S. 2-Proof ... ... ... ... 121

after such examination-Subsequent

trial ... ... ... ... ... 237 - William Berry :-Larceny_Wife and adulterer jointly taking the hug

- Cohen :-9 & 10 Will. 3, c. 41band's property-Direction to the

Having possession of naval stores, jury ... ... ... ... ... 117

marked with the broad arrow

Possession-Knowledge ... ... - Betts :- Larceny — Master and servant-Sale of goods-Appropria. Coster v. Hetherington : – Assaulttion of proceeds—Embezzlement ... 140 Certificate ... ... ... ... 175 - Bradford and others :- Railway Reg. v. Crawshaw: - Lotteries - Evi-Obstruction of line - Line in

dence of keeping - Indictment -course of construction-Not com

Verdict accompanied with a recompleted—3 & 4 Vict. c. 97, ss. 15-21 309 mendation—Ignorance of law ... 375 - Braithwaite : - Perjury — Evi.

- Crawshay v. Langley :-Criminal dence-Contradiction

information - Foreign Enlistment - James Bramley: - Larceny –

Act ... ... ... ... ... 356 False pretence-Obtaining goods by - Nicholas Creau:-Indictment for an artifice ... ...

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Reg. v. Nicholas Creau:-Motive for the

commission of an offence-Service
of a notice to quit upon a servant... 510
- Cunningham and two others :-
Wounding at sea-Venue-Inland
sea-Fauces terræ-Grievous bodily
barm-Unlawful wounding-Find-
ing one person guilty of the felony,
and another of the misdemeanor, on

the same count ... ... ... 104
George Cureton v. The Queen :-Indict-

ment — Game-laws — Allegation of
previous convictions - 9 Geo. 4,

c. 69, s. 1 ... ... ... ... 481
Reg. v. David Davies:-Assault-County

Court bailiff in execution of duty-
Warrant-Evidence of authority ... 486
- Davison :-Discharge of jury at
a former trial no bar to a second trial,
although the cause of discharge of
jury does not appear upon the record,
and they were not discharged from
any real necessity ... ... ... 360

- Denmour and Wife :- Bailee-
Husband and wife ... ...

Doddridge and others :-Night
poaching—Assault ... ... ... 335
In re Dundalk, &c., Turnpike Trusts and

the Turnpikes (Ireland) Abolition
Act :- Presentment - Grand Jury
Acts-Turnpike Act-Postponement
of Traverse-20 & 21 Vict. c. 16,
s. 18; 6 & 7 Wm. 4, c. 116, ss. 133,

134 ... ... ... ... ... 294
Reg. v. Edmundson : - Conviction -

Master and servant-Possession of
goods suspected to have been em-
bezzled--17 Geo. 3, c. 56-Ware.
house ... ... ... ...

- Esdaile and others :-See Reg.
v. Brown and others ... ... 69

- Charlotte Evans : - False pre-
tences-Passing note of a non-
existing bank—Guilty knowledge... 257
- Fairrie:- Indictment for nuisance
at common law-Offensive trade-
Evidence-Previous summary con-
viction under 16 & 17 Vict. c. 128,
s. 1 ... ... ... ...
- Feist:- Misdemeanor-Anatomy
Act-Disposing of dead bodies for
dissection, for gain — Master of
workhouse - Relatives requiring
bodies to be interred without dis-
section ... ... ... ... 18

Reg. v. Fletcher :- Rape-Definition of

-Stat. West. 2, c. 34–Girl of
imbecile mind- Against the will ... 131
-- Frampton : — Receiving goods
embezzled - Indictment for em-
bezzlement, larceny and receiving... 16
-- Frazer and Norman: Abduction

-Taking away an unmarried girl
out of her father's possession-
9 Geo. 4, c. 31, s. 20_ Unlawfully
take"

... ... ... ... 446
-- Assault- Venue-Offence com-
mitted in course of journey-7 Geo.
4, c. 64, s. 13—4 & 5 Will. 4, c. 36,
s. 2 ... ... ... ... ... 252
- Garnbam: — Night poaching-
Tame pheasants-Entering for the
purpose of taking game, Pheasants
under a hen subjects of larceny-
Not game, subject to the Act 9
Geo. 4, c. 69, s. 9 ... ... ... 451

Garrett :-Fraudulent Trustees
Act, s. 4 ... ... ... ... 368

- Gibson :-Embezzlement - Pri.
soner, who was a solicitor, was land
agent and manager of assessments
and rating of Eastern Counties Rail-
way-Within the 7 & 8 Geo. 4, C.
29, a clerk or servant ... ... 436
- Thomas Goss:-False pretences
---Sale by sample-- False representa-
tion of quality-7 & 8 Geo. 4, c. 29,
s. 53 ... . .. ... ... 262

Green :--Accessory-Preventing
apprehension-Evidence ... ... 441
-- Guelder -Embezzlement- As-
sistant overseer-Sums received for
rates—Fraudulently obtaining over-
seers' vouchers — Sums properly
entered in the assistant overseer's
book... .. ... ... ... 372
- Charles Halliday :-Evidence
Husband and wife— Wife impli-
cated but not charged--Admissi-
bility of husband – Inconsistent

findings ... ... ... ... 298
Hancock v. Somes:--Assault-Summons

to police court-Dismissal on ground
of being of too trifling a nature-

9 Geo. 4, c. 31, 88. 27, 28 ... ... 172
Reg. o. Harris:-Larceny-Possession... 333
In re Hart:-Order of Restitution—7 &

8 Geo. 4, c. 29, s. 57-Order made-
Disobeyed-Rule for an attachment
made absolute ... ... ... 337

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Reg.v. Harvey: - Perjury—Indictment Reg. v, Inhabitants of East Hagbourne :

Materiality-Practice-Amendment 99 - Inclosure Act - Alteration of
- Joshua Hassall: - Fraudulent

ancient road-41 Geo. 3, c. 109, s. 9

-Want of certificate of justices-
bailee-Treasurer of a money club-

Liability of parish to repair ... 135
Larceny-20 & 21 Vict. c. 54, s. 4 491

- Inhabitants of Langley, The -
- John Hassett:- Interrogation of

Practice - Highway – Plea - Re-
prisoner when in custody ... ... 511 tracting plea-Costs ... ... 366
- Hazell : - Evidence – Depo In the Matter of the Trustees of the
sitions ... ... ... ... 443

Will of John C. Kearney, deceased,

acting for and on behalf of T. C.
- Heppingstall:- Misdemeanor-

Kearney, an Infant, and a certain
Administering Croton oil-14 & 15

Presentment passed by the Grand
Vict. c. 19, 8. 4-"Inflict bodily

Jury of the County of Cork, at the
harm” ... ... ... ... 11 Spring Assizes, 1858:--Certiorari-
-- Hilton and McEvin:-Indict-

Presentment—Grand Jury Act, 6 &
ment - Previous conviction - Evi-

7 Will. 4, c. 116-Jurisdiction-
dence-Receiving ... ... ... 87

Bridge-Public road--Acquiescence

-Traverse for damages ... ... 218
-- John Daubeney Hind:- Evi-

- Justices of Richmond, Surrey:-
dence-Dying declaration-Admis-

Justices – Interested — Waiver of
sibility ... ... ... ... 300 objection-Malicious trespass-As-
- Holt: - False pretences-Evi-

sertion of a right ... ... ... 314
dence of guilty intent ... ... 411 --- Leatham: - Corrupt Practices
- Walter Hook :-Perjury-Evi-

Prevention Act — Bribery - Infor-

mation-Limitation of proceedings
dence of the falsity-Confirmation

-Evidence ... ... ... ... 425
Houpe (appellant) . Smith (respon.

--- Leatham :- Evidence – Clue to
dent) :-Hawkers Act, 50 Geo. 3,

document, Privilege of protection
C. 41, ss. 7, 17—What constitutes a

-Corrupt Practices Act-Appeal... 498
householder within the exemption in
s. 7 ... ... ... ... ... 203

- Oscar Lee and Joseph Lee:-

False pretences---Nature of repre-
Reg. 0. Samuel Hudson, John Smith,

sentation-Exaggeration of quality
and John Dewhirst:- Conspiracy

of goods ... ... ... ... 233
to cbeat-False pretences-Gaming

William Leslie :- Assault and
and wagering -8 & 9 Vict. c. 109,

false imprisonment-Indictment-
s. 17. ... ... ... . 305 English captain contracting to bring
- William Hughes: -- Felony -

banished foreigners to England-
Accessory before the fact - Con-

Misdemeanor o o ooo ooo 269
viction after acquittal of the prin Lester v. Fegad: - Special jury - Old
cipal-11 & 12 Vict. c. 46, s. 1-

practice-Political case ... ... 291
General verdict on counts for lar-
ceny and receiving by same person 278

Reg. v. Levy and another: — Previous

conviction-18 & 19 Vict. c. 126-
- Hunt:- False pretences-Lar. Evidence ... ... ... ... 73
ceny as bailee-Evidence-Fraud... 495 -- Longton Gas Company:- In-
- Hunter:--Presentment - Grand

dictment - Nuisance – Highway
Jury Act, 6 & 7 Will. 4, c. 116,

-Obstruction-Laying down gas-

pipes ... ... ... ...
S. 135 ... ... ...

317
... 352

Francis Loose:--Friendly society
- Charles Huntley :-Larceny and

- Trustee - Larceny by- Bailee-
receiving-Indictment—"Stolen as

Treasurer-In whom properly yested
aforesaid "-Surplusage ...

-18 & 19 Vict. c. 63, s. 18 ... 302
- Ingham :-Bankruptcy-Misde-

- Lydane: - Murder — Admissi-
meanor-12 & 13 Vict. c. 106, ss.

bility of depositions made on a for-
252, 256–False books-False entries

mer distinct charge - Evidence -
-latent to defraud creditors ... 240 Motive ... ... ...

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