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[* 4] and beat this deponent, by* striking him with his fists, several blows on the head, face, and other parts of his body. A. B. Sworn, &c. this day of - one thousand eight hundred and twelve, before E. F. one of his majesty's justices of the peace, in and for the county of Middlesex. E. F.

The like for A. B. of New Brentford in the county of Middlesex, an affray. (4) baker, maketh oath, and saith that on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, Č. D. of New Brentford aforesaid, labourer, and E. F. of the same place, yeoman, and G. H. of the same place, gardener, did in a tumultuous manner, and with force and arms, make an affray, to the terror of his majesty's subjects, then and there being, wherein the said A. B. was assaulted, beaten, and abused by the said C. D. E. F. and G. H. without any just and reasonable cause. A. B. Sworn, &c.

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For larceny [Commencement as ante 1 or 2.] that yesterday in the night from dwell or early in the morning of this day, divers goods of him, the ing house. said A. B. (to wit,) &c. were feloniously stolen, taken, and carried away from the house of him the said A. B. at Hammersmith, aforesaid, in the county aforesaid, and that he hath just cause to suspect and doth suspect that C. D. of labourer, feloniously did steal, take, and carry away the same. [Conclusion as ante 1 or 2.]

The like for horse stealing. (k)

Information

warrant for

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[Commencement as ante 1 or 2.] That on, &c. on the night or early in the morning of a black gelding, the property of the said was feloniously stolen, taken, and carried away, from and out of the grounds of the said and that he hath cause to suspect, and doth suspect that of labourer, feloniously did steal, take, and lead away the same. [Conclude as ante 1 or 2.]

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A. B. of Isleworth, in the county of Middlesex, yeoman, to ground amaketh oath and saith, that on Monday, the first day of apprehend. January last, his dwelling house, situate in the parish of ing a princi Isleworth, in the said county, was about the hour of nine in pal and an the night of the same day, feloniously and burglariously accessary be fore the fact broken and entered, by some person or persons, and that four in burglary. silver table spoons, his property, were then and there felo(1) niously stolen; and that he hath just cause to suspect, and doth suspect, that C. D. late of Isleworth, aforesaid, labourer, did commit the said felony and burglary; and that E. F. late of Isleworth, aforesaid, labourer, did advise, aid, and abet the said C. D. in the said felony. Sworn, &c.

(h) Toone's Manual, 8.

(i) See form, Burn, J. Felony, sect. IV. Toone Man. 156.

(k) Shuttlew. 13.
(1) Toone's Man. 1.

A. B.

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[Commencement as ante 2 in the information before two Jus- For arson. tices.] That one C. D. on the day of in the year (m) of our* Lord — unlawfully, maliciously and voluntarily, and feloniously, against the statute in that case made and provided, set fire to, and burned the dwelling house of A. B. situate at in the county aforesaid. [Conclusion as ante 2.]

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In the King's Bench. The King v. D. H. and J. L. Affidavit to J. A. of, &c. yeoman, and A. M. of, &c. yeoman, officers of ground a his majesty's customs, in the port of London, jointly and judge's warseverally make oath and say, and first this deponent A. M.prehend a for himself, saith, that, &c. [here state the facts particularly to person who be sworn to by this deponent.] And this deponent, the said J. had obstruct. A. for himself, saith, that, &c. [here state the matter he par- officer. (n) ticularly deposes to.] And these deponents further say, that the defendants appeared to be the principal ringleaders and abettors, in obstructing them in the execution of their duty, and also in rescuing the said noble after seizure.

Sworn by both deponents at Guildhall, this before N. G.

J. A.
A. M.

ed a revenue

day of Information

to obtain a search warrant for sto

Middlesex, (to wit.) Be it remembered, that this day of in the year of our Lord A. B. oflen goods. (•) in the county of yeoman, in his proper person cometh before me E. F., esquire, one of his majesty's justices of the peace, in and for the said county; and upon oath, maketh complaint, that on the day of - [or within

days, as the case may be,] last past; divers goods and chattels
of him the said A. B., of the value of, that is to say, &c.
were feloniously stolen, taken, and carried away, from and
out of the dwelling-house of him, the said A. B., situated at
aforesaid, in the county aforesaid, by some person or
persons unknown, and that he hath just and reasonable cause
to suspect, and doth suspect, that the said goods and chattels,
or some part thereof, are concealed in the dwelling-house of
C. D. of
in the said county, labourer, for he the said.
A. B. upon his oath aforesaid, doth depose and say, that [here
set forth the grounds of suspicion that the same may appear to
be reasonable,] and thereupon, he the said A. B. prayeth that
justice may be done in the premises.
Before me, E. F.

Middlesex, (to wit.) The information of A. B. of

(m) Toone's Man. 77. (n) See form. 4 Went. 488. quære as to the title of the affidavit.

(0) Williams, J. Search Warrant. The forms of the information vary, as ante 1 and 2. See the next precedent, which is more

A. B.

modern. As to the requisites of
this information, see ante 1 vol.
65. Williams, J. Search War-
rant. Burn, J. Search Warrant.

(p) This is the form used at
the Public Office, Bow Street, see
last precedent, and ante 1 vol. 64,

5.

The like is a more modern form. (p)

in the parish of

in the county of Middlesex,

taken before me C. D., esquire, one of his majesty's justices [* 6] of the peace, acting* in and for the said county, this day of in the year of our Lord who being upon oath, saith that there has been lately stolen from his [dwellinghouse or premises, &c. as the case may be,] one coat, his property, and that from information he hath received, he hath reason to suspect and believe, and doth suspect and believe, that the said stolen property is now knowingly concealed in the dwelling-house or premises of E. F., situate at

The like in another form. (9)

The like at

the said county.
Sworn before me, this

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— in

A. B.

Middlesex, (to wit.) The information and complaint of A. B. of, in the county of Middlesex, labourer, made on oath before me, E. F., one of his majesty's justices of the peace for the said county, the day of, who saith that the following goods, to wit, [describe the goods stolen,] have by some person or persons unknown, within ten days last past, been feloniously taken, stolen, and carried away out of his dwelling house, (or out-house as the case may be,) situate ataforesaid, in the county aforesaid, and that he hath probable cause to suspect, and doth suspect that the said goods, or part thereof, are concealed in the house (or as the fact is) of C. D. in the said county.

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Taken before me, E. F.

Police Office, Union Hall, Southwark.

A. B.

Police Office, Established pursuant to acts of Parliament, 32 Geo. III. Cap.

Union Hall.

53, and 36 Geo. III. Cap. 75.

Surrey, (to wit,) The Information of A. B. of the parish in the county of Surrey, taken this

of

day of

before me, one of his majesty's justices of the peace,

in and for the said county,

Who, being upon oath, says, that the following goods, namely,
&c. [here describe the property as in an indictment, ante, 2d
Vol.] the property of the said A. B. have been feloniously
stolen, taken, and carried away, at the parish aforesaid, in the
county aforesaid; and that he the said A. B. hath probable
and just cause to suspect, and doth suspect, and verily
believes, that the said goods, or part thereof, are concealed in
the messuage of G. H. of
in the parish of ——, in
the said county and this informant doth therefore pray that
I may issue my warrant to search for the said goods in the
premises aforesaid.

A. B.

Taken and sworn the day and year first above written, before
E. F.

(9) Toone Man. 140.

search war

Middlesex, (to wit.) Be it remembered this 1st day of Information January, in the year of our Lord 1816, A. B. of, in the to obtain county of Middlesex, yeoman, a credible witness in that rant against behalf, cometh before* E. F. esquire, one of his majesty's coiners. (r) justices of the peace, in and for the said county, and upon [* 7] oath saith, that he hath just and reasonable cause to suspect, and doth suspect that C. D. of is concerned in the counterfeiting of [as the fact is, adopting the words of the act which authorizes the search,] in a certain dwelling house situate at for the said A. B. upon his oath, aforesaid, doth depose and say, that [set forth the cause of suspicion that the same may appear reasonable.]

Sworn before me E. F.

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A. B.

en 37 Geo.

London, (to wit.) The information and complaint of Lewis Information for forging Balan, secretary of legation to his Prussian majesty, resi-foreign coin dent at No. 8, Gloucester Street, Mary-le-bone, Who being upon oath says that he has just cause to suspect III. c. 127. s. and believe, and doth suspect and believe that Peter Solo-7. (3) mon, otherwise Peter Simpson, residing at No. 135, Leadenhall street, in the city of London, hath lately been concerned in making and counterfeiting certain false and counterfeit coin, made with intent to resemble and look like certain silver coin of the king of Prussia. L. B.

Police Office, Union Hall, Southwark,
Established pursuant to act of Parliament, 42 Geo. III.

Surrey. The information and complaint of A. B. of
in the county of Surrey, taken before me, one of his majes-
ty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, this
day of —, A. D.

Who being a credible person, upon his oath, says, that he
hath cause to suspect, and doth suspect that stolen lead,
iron, copper, brass, bell metal, and solder is concealed in the
dwelling-house, out-house, yard, garden, or other place of G.
H. in, in the parish of, in the said county of Surrey,
contrary to an act of Parliament, made and passed in the
twenty-ninth year of the reign of his late majesty king George
the Second, intitled, "an act for the more effectually discou-
"aging and preventing the stealing and the buying and re-
"ceiving of stolen lead, iron, copper, brass, bell metal, and
"solder; and for more effectually bringing the offenders to
"justice."

A. B.

Taken and sworn the day and year first above written, before
E. F.

(r) Williams, J. Coin. Sect. II. Toone Man. 95. See indictments for offences against coin. Ante

103 to 121.

(s) This is a form used at the Public Office, Bow Street.

The like for stolen lead, iron, &c. on 29 Car. II. c.

,30. s. 30.

The like for

Police Office, Union Hall, Southwark.

goods stolen Established pursuant to acts of Parliament 32 Geo. III. cap.

on board

ship in

Thames on

2 Geo. III. c.

8. s. 7.

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53, and 36 Geo. III. 75.

cap.

Surrey. The information and complaint of A. B. of, in the county of Surrey, taken before me, (one of his majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county,) this day of,

are

Who, being a credible person, upon his oath, says, that he
hath cause to suspect and doth suspect that certain merchan-
dizes, goods, stores, and things, (suspected to have been sto-
len or unlawfully come by, or taken from some ship or vessel
in the river Thames,) namely, a large quantity of
concealed in the dwelling-house, warehouse, yard, garden, or
other place of, in, in the parish of in the said
county of Surry, contrary to an act of Parliament, made and
passed in the second year of his present majesty king George
the third, intitled, "an act to prevent the committing of
"thefts and frauds by persons navigating bumb boats, and
"other boats, upon the river Thames."
A. B.

Taken and sworn the day and year above written, before
E. F.

Notice of

To James Gardner, one of the constables of the parish of Inhabitants St. Paul, Covent Garden, within the liberty of Westminster of St. Paul's, in the county of Middlesex.

Covent Gar

stable of

said parish

to enter into. a recogni.

secute for

den, to Con- We, Henry Robins, Charles Richardson, John Wake, and Robert Joy, inhabitants of the parish of St. Paul, Covent Garden, paying scot and bearing lot therein, do hereby give you notice that a woman named Martha Conway, doth keep zance to pro-a disorderly house at No. 15 in the Great Piazza, Covent Garden, in the said parish, against the peace, &c. keeping a We, therefore, the said inhabitants, require you, the said constable, to go with us, the said inhabitants, before Nicholas Bond, esquire, one of his majesty's justices of the peace for the said county of Middlesex, and presiding at the public office in Bow Street, in order to enter into a recognizance to prosecute the law with effect against the said Martha Conway for the offence aforesaid, at the next general session of the peace, to be held for the said county.

disorderly house. (1)

Given under our hands this thirteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and six.

H. Robins,

J. Wake,

Charles Richardson, Robert Joy.

Justice's cer-I do hereby certify that the before named constable and inhabitants appeared before me this day, and entered into the recognizance prescribed by law. Given under my hand this

tificate

thereon.

(t) See 25 Geo. II. c. 36. s. 6.

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