A Digest of the Reported Cases (from 1756 to 1870, Inclusive) Relating to Criminal Law; Criminal Information, and Extradition Founded on Harrison's Analytical Digest

A Digest of the Reported Cases (from 1756 to 1870, Inclusive) Relating to Criminal Law; Criminal Information, and Extradition Founded on Harrison's Analytical Digest

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...Littledale. B. was charged with stealing money, alleged to be the money of A. A. had received the money as the servant of an industrial co-operative society, for goods sold to members of the society, and he was accountable to the treasurer for the monies he received. 13. was a member of the society, and had abstracted some money from a till under A.'s charge: --Held, that there was a sufficient possesion of the money in A. to sustain a conviction for larceny against B. Reg. v. Burgess, L. & C. 299; 9 Cox, C. C. 302; 9 Jur., N. S. 582; 32 L. J., M. C. 185; 11 W. R. 602; 8 1, T., N. S. 255. An indictment for larceny, and receiving goods knowing them to have been stolen, is bad, if it does not state to whom the goods belonged; and the defect cannot be amended, nor was it cured by 14 & 15 Vict. c. 100, s. 8. Reg. v. Ward, 7 Cox, C. C. 421. Iron found in the bed of a canal during the course of cleansing was returned by the canal company to the true owners, if capable of being identified, otherwise it was kept by the canal company: --Held, that in an indictment against a stranger for larceny of such iron, the property was properly laid in the canal company. Reg. v. Rowe, 8 Cox, C. C. 139; 5 Jur., N. S. 274. Churchwardens and Overseers.--Money was stolen from an ancient poor's box fixed up in a church: --Held, that, in an indictment for stealing it, the property would be properly laid in the vicar and churchwardens; and that an in dictment in which the property was stated to be that of " J. N. and others," J. N. being the vicar, was correct, without alleging J. N. to be the vicar, or the " others" to be the churchwardens. Reg. v. Wortley, 2 C. & K. 283--C. C'. R. An indictment for stealing goods may, under 55 Geo. 3, c. 137, ...show more

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