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Proceedings of a meeting of the committee, held at the
Society's office, No.3, Clive-street ghaut, on Monday,

the 21st instant.


Baboos Prosonnocoomar Tagore, Ramcomul Sen, and Sumbho Chunder Mittre; Moonshee Mahomed Aumeer; W. C. Hurry, Esq.; Captain G. Vint, and W. Storm, Esq.; committee."

Baboo Chudder Caunt Chowdhry,of Burshay,member. James Colquhoun, Esq., proposed at the last meetng, to be a member of the Society, was unanimously elected. The following gentlemen were proposed as members of the Society:

Proposed by Baboo Ramcomul Sen, and seconded by Baboo Prosonnocoomar Tagore; G. T. F. Speed, Esq. Proposed by W. C. Hurry, Esq., and seconded by Baboo Ramcomul Sen; W. Carr, Esq.

Proposed by Baboo Prosonnocoomar Tagore, and seconded by Baboo Ramcomul Sen; Henry Roe, Esq., of Tipperah.

Proposed by Captain G. Vint, and seconded by Baboo Ramcomul Sen; Henry John Leighton, Esq., and Colvin Campbell, Esq.

Read a letter from the Government of Bengal, reply. ing to the Society's application, dated 26th ultimo, asking a copy of the proposed resumption regulation, which is, that the printed draft above alluded, has been for-]

warded by this Government to the Government of India, and is understood to be now before the Legislative

Council. As the letter does not mention whether the Government means to furnish the Society with a copy of the proposed regulation required, it is resolved, therefore, that another application be made to Mr. F. J. Halliday, the secretary, to that effect.

Read a letter from Mr. J. S. Judge, offering his services to take charge of the memorials of the Society to

the home authorities.

his offer of services, and that he be informed at the It is resolved, that thanks be given to Mr. Judge, for same time, that the Society has no memorials in preparation at present.

Read a paper of grievances from Baboo Mothooranauth Mullick. Ordered it to be sent to a sub-committee for consideration, of which the following gentlemen were appointed members, and requested to furnish a report as early as possible: Captain G. Vint, W. Storm, Esq., and Baboo Ramcomul Sen.

Messrs. George Prinsep, Moonshee Mahomed Aumeer, and Suttchurn Ghosaal were appointed a committee, to prepare a draft letter to Government, to accompany the resumption petition. WM. COBB HURRY, P. TAGORE,

Hurkaru, May 24.]


Report by the Directors of the Bengal Bonded Warehouse Association, submitted to a general meeting of the proprietors, held on the 21st May, 1838.

We have now to lay before you the accounts, and to state the operations, since last general meeting, that is, for an interval of four months.

The receipts and disbursements from 31st December, (the date to which the last examination of accounts extended) to 30th April; an inspection of the books before you, will shew to be as follows:


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in the estimate, which was placed before you in January. As to the masonry, you were then informed, that Messrs. Burn and Co. had undertaken to execute the whole of it at the Honorable Company's rate of remuneration, Co.'s Rs 16 per 1,000 cubic feet. With advice which we deem to be the very best within our reach, we have sanc tioned the use of iron tie-bars and plates longitudinally, for strengthening the arches of the two rows of pillars, and of transverse iron tie-bars, with-cast iron boxes and plates, for every alternate pier, to maintain the position and solidity of the walls. We could indeed wish that o the erection of these godowns were more forward. The 3 oppressive heat of the weather lately, and the prevalence o of sickness have been adverse to celebrity of work; but as the rainy season is at hand, it will behove us to urge the contractor to the employment of adequate means to insure as rapid progress as may be consistent with safety; for, not only is that the most favourable season for masonry, but we are given to understand that, with even extraordinary exertion, the range cannot be finished before March; and we are sensible that every month's delay 7 in its completion, may make a difference to you of many thousand rupees.



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Of the iron work originally intended for this range, but which it was judged advisable to set apart for the 3 second range, we are now enabled to place before you 3 full, and we trust satisfactory information. Mr. T. 11 Anderson, one of the three gentlemen whom we addressed, transmits, under date 14th February, copy of a correspondence, which you will find exhibits a narrative The general meeting of January, having recognised of the progress of the iron indent; and he communithe expediency of using pillars of masonry, and wooden cates its position then, furnishing a copy of the plan and beams, for the first range of godowns, as it was of para- specification, by Mr. George Stephenson, a distinguishmount importance to lose no more time in its construc- ed engineer in England. For details, we refer you to tion, we sought competition, by publicly inviting tenders for the supply of saul beams and rafters, and of teak planks; and we succeeded in arranging for the former at Co.'s Rs 48,218, including expense of painting and putting up; and for the latter at Co.'s Rs 61,961 and allowing further Co.'s Rs 21,039 for placing and fixing the floors, the result, more especially as regards the latter,

the correspondence. Let it suffice here to state, that your agents, deferring to the opinion of high authorities, whose science and experience were entitled to every respect, judged it proper to depart from the plans transmitted hence. A different pillar and beam have been adopted, although they confined their deviation from the original plan within the necessity of the case.

composition to be indispensable, to use a mixture of over no inconsiderable withdrawal of merchandize for Scotch, Welsh, and Shropshire iron, the cost will be despatch into the interior, and for re-exportation, thereby enhanced from £2 to £3 per ton, more than of Scotch or shewing that the augmentation of your warehousing bu Welsh iron alone, run from the ore, had been employed.siness, is by no means to be ascribed to any peculiar and Mr. Stephenson proposed that 200 tons were to be temporary predicament of the market. The exigencies delivered in March, and the whole to be delivered in of the bonding trade even now compel us immediately Liverpool by the 30th June. He, or his assistant, was to look out for more room. The range of dilapidated to be at liberty to inspect the work at all times; and godowns on the north portion of these premises, may, it every test was to be in the presence of one or other. As is expected, for a moderate sum, be put into such repair, Mr. Anderson had, by the middle of February, received as will serve, at least part of it, for the temporary receponly some of the tenders, expecting the remainder in tion of merchandize. We lately requested the Marine the course of a few days, it is to be assumed that the Board to allow us to occupy those godowns, for whatever completion of the work will be later than the date in- rent may be proper in reference to their present condidicated by Mr. Stephenson. to the remaining part of the purchase-money and the tion, until the period arrives for paying to Government Board has in the most handsome and friendly manner accorded to our request. Additional and good accommodation being instantly required, we are in treaty for a fine and spacious godown in the immediate vicinage. We may shortly observe, that business seems now to be in the periodical communication are opened with the interior, course of rapid extension; that, when the channels of we reckon on an extensive removal of wares; but, on the weather, there will be a considerable influx of trade into other hand, we know that, with the arrival af the cold the warehouse. The issue, we anticipate, will permit a dividend to be paid early in the ensuing year, even before circumscribed, in the temporary, insufficient, and inferior your warehouse is erected, from operations, necessarily godowns now occupied.

It was computed that the whole iron-work would weigh 900 tons. Mr. Anderson, in letter of 18th January, says, the price would be from £8 to £10; and, in that of 14th February, that the mixture of the three qualities of iron would cost from £2 to £3 extra: so that we may assume the cost, on delivery at Liverpool, will be £11,000. On this account a remittance of £6,000 had been placed in the Liverpool Bank, bearing 3 per cent, interest. We recently wrote to Mr. Anderson, that, an instalment of subscription being required to be paid upon 21st proximo, we would, by the first overland mail after that date, make a further remittance to him of £2,000 or £3,000.

It is perhaps superfluous to state to you, that such incipient thriving of the undertaking, with the very limited and discouraging means at our command, although beyond all question it augurs well, yet can be received of the trade that will flow into the warehouse when conas no just criterion, whereby to measure the magnitude structed or to appreciate the probabilities of the ultimate development and prosperity of the whole scheme.

We may dismiss this part of our report by observing, (and we do so advisedly) that we deem your agents (for, although Mr. Anderson writes in his single name, he has been acting in constant communication with his associates, Mr. Arbuthnot and Speir) have throughout proceeded very judiciously, interrogating in the outset various practical and scientific authorities; appealing to experience in different fields; adopting the alterations which such circumspect examination demanded; and, in the sequel, yielding to no private influence, acknowledging no partiality, but securing to you the cheapest terms, by throwing the contract open to public competition-and we cannot doubt that you will feel every saIt is not for us, in making our report to indulge in the tisfaction that those agents have thought proper, in the expression of sanguine anticipations, which might unexecution of their task, to resort to the guidance of a dis-consciously be charged with some exaggeration ; but tinguished engineer. "Mr. George Stephenson" remarks, this we are free to affirm, that, when the warehouse is one eminent in science and practice in India, "is a first completed, if it be so well occupied with trade, and the rate engineer in his hands you are perfectly safe."

In the course of our statement, we come now to direct your attention to the progress of warehousing operations, in the temporary and inferior accommodation it has been in our power to provide. The rent (we speak of its monthly product) at the period of the last meeting, had reached about 1,400 rupees; afterwards it quickly increased to about 2,000 rupees: it then fell back to 1,400 rupees; but soon began to rise, reaching now not less than 2,500 rupees, and likely to be 3,000 rupees by the end of the present month, altogether manifesting a progressive increase, the more satisfactory, as it has prevail

whole of such experience as we have yet been permitted to have, testifies emphatically that it will be so occupied, then it follows incontrovertibly, that the undertaking will yield you regular and ample returns.


Calcutta, May 19, 1838. G. Dougal and J. Cullen were elected Directors. instead of Captain Ouseley and A. Colvin, who went out by rotation.-Hurkaru, May 25.


A meeting of subscribers, called by the managers of the, the required number," eight." The committes, are at the above charitable institution, was held at the Town-hall, close of the investigation of the charges, to lay their report, on Thursday evening last. Baboo Joychunder Bose before a general meeting to be called for that purpose. was called to the chair; he addressed the meeting in a Several gentlemen spoke on the occasion, to the same very eloquent speech, stating the object they had assem-effect as the chairman, to whom a vote of thanks was bled for, namely, an inquiry into the conduct of their given for his able conduct in the chair. secretary, against whom the managers had cause to entertain suspicion of improper practices, such as would prove ruinous to the institution. Several charges were laid against him, but, as none of them were backed by sufficient proof to satisfy the meeting of their existence, it is but justice to the accused to withhold them from the public for the present. It was then resolved, that eight gentlemen be elected from amongst the subscribers to make a strict and impartial inquiry into the affair. Nineteen gentlemen were then named, out of whom, it was resolved, that David Hare, Esq., be requested to selected

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The meeting broke up at a rather late hour. We, as impartial reporters, cannot conclude this without remarking, that some young Hindoo gentlemen who spoke, were a little too free in their use of calumnious expressions to the accused, which could not be decorous under any circumstances, much less at a public meeting. Nor can we pass over unnoticed, the want of order which now and then prevailed. Our object is not to discourage these youths, but to give them salutary advice, that they may behave with more propriety in future, Hurkaru, May 26.


APRIL 18, 1838.

(Before Sir Edward Ryan and a Petit Jury.)

Sheikh Abdoollah was tried for stealing from the office of Messrs. Cockerell and Co., some indigo, on the 16th of March, 1838.

The prisoner pleaded not guilty.

J. M. Dove, Esq., deposed, that the prisoner was a furash, in Messrs. Cockerell and Co.'s office, but had no access to the indigo godowns; but there was at that time some indigo in the compound, in some chests, to which the prisoner had access.

Here Mr. McCann produced the indigo, and Mr. Dove rocognized it to be the indigo stolen from Messrs.


Cockerell's house, marked D. D., C. C. for Coliah factory, where this indigo has been manufactured; and D. D. from David Dombal, the proprietor of that factory. All his indigo is invariably consigned to Messrs. Cockerell and Co. for sale; and one of the cakes is a part of the indigo which was submitted to them from a house in Java for sale. The raw silk and wax candles, deponent could not recognize; but added, that the prisoner had charge of wax candles in the office.

Chain Sing, durwan of Messrs. Cockerell and Co., deposed to his having searched the prisoner at 9 o'clock r. M., when he was leaving Messrs. Cockerell and Co.'s office, and found on him some wax candles and three cakes of indigo, and then detained him in the office; and the prisoner, at So'clock next morning, confessed that he had concealed some cakes of indigo in Neeloo Baboo's desk, and Kunniah Sing peon went with the prisoner to this desk and brought the indigo, and then deponent took the prisoner and the indigo to Mr. Dove, who ordered them to be taken to the police office.

Kunniah Sing confirmed this witness's testimony, as to the prisoner pointing out the stolen indigo concealed by him in Neeloo Baboo's desk.

Bhooroosee Ram, naib of the police thana, deposed to his having, by Mr. McCann's order, searched the pri soner's house, and found there some indigo, raw silk, seventeen wax candles, some nails, two pairs of gloves, &c. in a wicker basket in the prisoner's presence. Prisoner made no defence.

The judge then summed up the case, which he is larceny, and detailed the evidence and the law in




The jury, without retiring, found the prisoner guilty. The judge then sentenced the prisoner to two years' imprisonment in the house of correction, with hard labour.


Nowcowrie coolee was tried for stealing a box, taining various articles, the property of Ajim, on the 10th of April, from his house in Mulungah.

The prisoner pleaded not guilty.

Ajim deposed, that the prisoner put up in his house for four days. Two other persons live in his hut. Deponent had a trunk in his hut, which he rented from Ameerun, his landlady, who lived in another hut. This


and partly to his landlady, who had then kept these ever since her house was burnt. Some of the other articles in the box belonged to the other two men who lived with him. As the prisoner had no work, the other persons who lived in the hut when they went to work, desired him to look after their property. day on their return from their work, they missed both the prisoner and the box, and after having searched for him some days, deponent found him in Colingah, with one of the stolen dhootees on his body, and asked him what he had doue with his trunk, when he denied all knowledge of it. Deponent then asked how came he to have his dhootee on him, and made him over to the Colingah thana peon. He next day he saw the box at the police office, where he found all the stolen pro perty except the money and one dhootee.


Rahimbux, the naib of Colingah thana, produced the box, which he found in the house of a nanied Chundermony, where the prisoner lived after he had absconded with the complainant's box from Mulungah.

The witness Chundermony, confirmed the deponent's depositions, and the prosecutrix Ameerun, the landlady, and the two persons who lived with the prosecutrix, identified the stolen property to be their property, and confirmed the statements already made in this case.

The prisoner merely said, that the box was not found in his house, but in that of Chundermony at Collingah, whereas he lived at the Chandney Choke. He had no


The learned judge summed up the case, and the jury, without retiring returned a verdict of guilty.

The learned judge then sentenced the prisoner to two years' imprisonment in the house of correction, with hard labour.

George Lloyd and George Morgan, were tried for having, on the night of the 14th of March, 1838, stolen a musical snuff box, from the person of William Tippin, in the Seebtollah lane, by force and violence. The prisoners pleaded not guilty.

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at Seebtollah lane. On Wednesday evening, the 14th William Tippin deposed, that he is a pilot, and lives March last, he went with Mr. Hatton, the gun-maker, to Mr. Williams's, at Gree Baboo's lane, and from thence he accompanied Mr. Hatton to his house at Cossitollah, where he took a glass of grog and left him at 12 o'clock at night. On passing Cook's livery stables, he met a country-born young man, who was accompanied by two Europeans, and who addressed him and said "how do you do Tippin? Are you com ing on board ship?" Deponent replied, very wellno," and then walked on without taking further notice of them. When deponent arrived at the Chandney Choke, he saw an European standing at a liquor shop, and an African at a sweetmeat shop. The African addressed deponent and said, "well, friend, are you not gone home yet?" Deponent replied "no," and walked on. It was a moonlight night at the time when deponent arrived at the door of the house, these two persons who had followed him all the way from the Chandney Choke, rushed on him and knocked him down by trip. ping his heels. The European throttled him and held him down, and the other rifled deponent's pocket and took out his musical snuff-box from it. Mrs. Tippin, hearing the scuffle opened the blinds of the window

matter?" Deponent, because he was throttled, could give assisting in the assault, Mr. McMahon then sent for Mr no reply. Mrs. Tippin then came down, and when Rawlins, who informed him of Morgan's having left a the prisoners saw her coming with the servants to musical snuff-box there; and as another caffree named deponent's assistance, they left him and ran away. Alexander was in custody, for having stolen a musical Deponent then got up and followed them and called snuff-box, deponent informed the magistrate of this out to the chokeydars to stop the thieves. He pur- circumstances, and he desired him to bring the box sued them as far as the thana, and there he abused which he did from Mrs. Rawlins. Deponent did, on the thana people for having let the thieves follow and arresting the prisoner, say, that he was the greatest rob him, and then escape. They replied, that they did blackguard in Calcutta; this, he did, because he has not know that those men were robbers, until deponent heard repeated complaints against him, and has seen had informed them that they were so, consequently, they him repeatedly at the police-office in custody. could not arrest them. Deponent, because his eyes were blinded by the tightness with which his throat was squeezed, could not recognize the persons who had robbed him again if he were to see them.

Here this deponent produced the box, which Mr. Tippin recognized to be his property, and knew it because it has" Boston State House" written on, and is slit slightly inside, and deponent has the key with him which

Rosa DeSilva, who lives with Mr. Tippin, corroborated fits it. He fitted it and treated the Court with a tune. his testimony as far as it related to her.

Buddeat Pummah, peon of Seebtollah thana, deposed, that he knows both the prisoners, who live within the beat of that thana, and that he had seen them pass his stand at 1 o'clock A.M., dressed as Mr. Tippin had described them to be, and shortly after they had passed him, Mr. Tippin came and complained of his having been robbed of a musical snuff-box by them.

Ishamut, peon of Seebtollah thana, confirmed the last witness's statement.

Boran, peon of Seebtollah thana, deposed to his having seen the prisoners following Mr. Tippin down the street, at the time this robbery is stated to have occurred.

Lloyed in his defence said, that on the night on which the case is stated to have occurred, he was in bed at 10 o' clock, and never quitted it till next morning, and he left them to judge whether he is a thin dark man six feet high and of a dark complexion, as the prosecutor has stated the man who robbed him was.

Morgan, in his defence, admitted that he had been have been occurred, but he never saw the prosecutor rambling in the quarter where the robbery was stated to that night, and he is a perfect stranger to him. The rest of his defence related to his transaction at Mrs. the conduct of Mrs. Rawlins was malicious against him. Rawlins' house, in which he attempted to show, that

Lloyd called two female witnesses, one of whom was his mistress's mother, who swore that on the night in which the robbery is stated to have occurred, Lloyd came home at gunfire, and went to bed at 10 o'clock P. M, and he did not go out again that night, as one of them, who is his mistress, slept in the same room with him, and bolted the door from inside. It appears that these women, when this prisoner was tried for robbing one Baker, were brought forward and deposed to an alibi in that case likewise.

Mary Anne Rawlins deposed, that in March last, she lived in Dhobyparrah lane. Deponent knows the prisoner Morgan; he came on the 10th of March last to deponent's house, with a musical snuff-box for sale, and asked 20 rupees for it, and at deponent's request he left it with her to have it valued, and about 10 minutes after this he returned and took the box away. At candlelight he, during deponent's absence, came with an European to her house, and when deponent, on her return, saw them enjoying themselves with a glass of beer, having brought two rupees of it, deponent asked them why they came there. They said to speak to deponent. Soon after this, they Here the learned judge summed up the case, and began to quarrel about 20 rupees, which the European detailed the particulars of it, commenting on and extaxed the African of having stolen from him, and the plained the evidence both for and against the prosecu African called the European a liar. The European then tion. The jury could not agree and were locked up gave the African a slap in the face, and the African then all night. beat him severely with a chair. The European then went and brought a police constable and had the African taken into custody. The African when taken to the police office, left the musical box on her table, and when Mr. McMahon heard of this box, he desired deponent to bring it to the police, and consequently returned to her house, and gave it to the charge of constable Ware. That European is not the prisoner at the Bar. Deponent is a married woman, and keeps a public house. When deponent first saw the musical snuff-box on that night, the prisoner Morgan was making it play and showing it to the European. Deponent cannot say who brought it on that occasion, but it was the same box which the prisoner Morgan had brought to her for sale at 5 o'clock P. M. of that day.

The deponent's durwan and khidmutgar confirmed his testimony.

APRIL 19, 1838.

In the case Queen versus George Lloyd and George Morgan, for robbing W. Tippin, of a musical snuff box, the verdict was this morning given at the opening of the Court, of guilty against both the prisoners.

o'clock P. M., the judges ordered Lloyd and Morgan, Just before the adjournment of the Court, at about five in commenting on their case, said, that this was not the to be brought up to receive their sentence. The judge, first time they had appeared at this bar, and he blamed Lloyd in particular, for having suborned false witnesses to prove an alibi. He added that he was fully convinced that they had committed this crime. In conclusion, he said, that he could sentence them capitally or even to John Weir, constable of the Colingah division, deposed, transportation for life, if he chose to do so, for this that he heard from a chookeydar of the riot in Anne Raw-offence; but he would deal milder with them. He then lins's house, and when he arrived there, he saw a buggy sentenced George Lloyd to seven years' transportation with two gentlemen in it, assisting a person named She- to Van Diemen's Land, and George Morgan to seven riff, the boatswain of a ship, who said that Morgan had years' transportation to the S. E. coast of Martaban. assaulted him and broken his head, and robbed him of seven

rupees eight annas. Morgan said that Sheriff had first struck The prisoner Morgan, whose demeanour had all along him. Deponent then took Morgan into custody, and as been very contemptuous, on quitting the Court thanked

APRIL 18, 1838.

(Before Sir Edward Ryan and a Petit Jury.)

Henry Lemesle was tried for robbing from the person of Edward William Bowbear, one silver watch and two silver watch keys, on the 224 March, in Jaun Bazar road.

The prisoner pleaded not guilty.

discharged for absenting himself; he is not aware of any ther motive. He was likewise employed by Mr. Frederick, and was discharged for having appropriated some of the articles in the shop, which were entrusted to his charge, to his own use. It is a very natural thing for a persou out of employ to take from another.

Buxoo, chokeydar of Toltullah thana, deposed to his having seen the prosecutor pursuing the prisoner, and calling out to stop the prisoner who had stolen his watch, and that he had arrested the prisoner.

Cross-examined. The prosecutor and his companions were not intoxicated, but their months smelt of liquor, as gentleman's mouths usually do at nights.

Edward William Bowbear stated, that he is an assistant in the Sudder Board of Revenue. Deponent lived at Warman's shop. On the night of the 22d March, deponent left the shop at half past 10 o'clock, in company with Jones, to go home, and the night was a dark one. When deponent arrived at the Jaun Bazar road he met the prisoner, who was a perfect stranger to tified it to be his by the No. (1837.) him. After Captain and Mr. Jones had passed pri

Owing to some neglect on the part of the police authorities, the naib, who had taken the prisoner and the watch to the police office, was not in attendance.

Mr. McCann produced the watch, and deponent iden

soner, Mr. Jones went to a neighbouring grain dealer's Prisoner said that he was acquainted with Jones, and shop to light a segar, and deponent stood at the cross road on the night this robbery is stated to have occurred he waiting his return. Whilst thus standing, the prisoner met Jones and Bowbear. The former asked him to came behind him, seized the ribbon of his watch, and treat him to a glass of grog, and when he refused, be jerked it out of his fob. Deponent then pursued prisoner cause the shops were shut, he beat him and wanted him who ran down the Jaun Bazar road, eastward, calling to get the shop opened, as Muddo Soodun Ghose and out stop thief. After deponent had pursued him about a Guffor Khan, who passed them at the time, can testify. quarter of a mile, a chokeydar came up and arrested the The rest of his defence was that he was a person above prisoner with the watch in his possession, and took the want and this was a conspiracy, and he impugned the prisoner to the thana, from whence he was sent off to the police office. During the pursuit deponent never lost sight of the prisoner. Jones came up after this prisoner was in custody. The watch is a silver McCabe's watch, and had two keys attached to it. Prisoner when arrested, said the deponent had put the watch into his hands and had desired him to take him to the Cooly Bazar.

character of Jones.

Muddo Soodun and Guffor both corroborated the

prisoner's statement regarding what passed between him and the prisoner, and said that all the parties were partially intoxicated at the time they saw them together, on the right of the 22d March last, in Jaun Bazar road.

Doorga. Sing, naib of the Toltullah thana, was then

called, but his evidence elicited nothing beyond what

had already been deposed.

Cross-examined by Mr, Prinsep. The deponent had been drinking; every one who is gentleman drinks a little. Deponent was there about three hours easting John Brown Ward, a clerk in the commercial ac and drinking, but they were not flushed, and proceeded countant's office, deposed, that he had known the pri home from Warman's directly. Jones knew the prison-soner for a long time, and gave him a good character for er when he was a boy-he is not a boy now. It was about 11 o'clock r. M. when this occurred.

honesty. So did Mr. John Lucas and J. Minos; and they said that prisoner's family had money and honour, and were in affluent circumstances.

This closed the case for the defence.

The learned judge then summed up the case, detailing the evidence and commenting on it, and explaining the law on the case.

Alfred Robert Jones, deposed, that he is a section writer in the Sudder Board of Revenue. Deponent knows Bowbear, the last witness, and went to dine with him on the 224 March, at Mr. Warman's. The rest of the witness's evidence was a direct confirmation of the testimony of Mr. Bowbear. In the latter part, as to the conversation between the prisoner and the chokey-dict of not guilty, and the prisoner was ordered to be The jury, after a short retirement, brought in a ver. dar, the prisoner declared, that because he would not go with these two witnesses to the Cooly Bazar, they discharged. beat him and he ran away, and he said that the watch was his property.


on the night of the 16th April, robbed Golab Sing, a Dabee Sing and Dookul Sing, were tried for having, durwan in the employ of Baboo Rustomjee, of a trunk containing several articles of wearing apparel, 200 ru

The prisoners pleaded not guilty:

Cross-examined by Mr. Prinsep. Deponent told Bowbear, that the prisoner is living in Dobeyparra Lane, where deponent resides. Deponent has been living in the same neighbourhood for 11 years, but was not on visit ing terms with him. Deponent has heard that he prisoner is the son of a steward of a Governor-General. Does not know whether his father died worth property. Deponent quitted his school rather precipitately for pees in cash, and other articles, good reasons; there were some suspicions against him. Deponent had gone that day to the Botanical Gardens, taking the requisites of nature with him, but there not being sufficient, he went consequently to Warman's, and took an additional supply, and then, after a walk, they returned and took a cool bottle of champaign and another of claret; yet they were neither of them flushed. Deponent previous to being employed at the Sudder

The articles were produced in Court by Mr. McCann, and the prosecutor recognized them to be a portion of the property stolen from his room.

The case for the prosecution is as follows.

The prosecutor and the two prisoners were all durwans in the employ of Baboo Rustomjee, at his garden

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