633. GEORGE SMITH was indicted
for stealing, on the 1st of October, one wicker basket, value 18 d. one bushel of walnuts, value 18 d. the property of Richard
A second Count, laying them to
be the property of Richard Crunner.
RICHARD HOY sworn.
On the 1st of this month, early
in the morning, between five and six, I lost a bushel of walnuts; I was at the Rose, in Clare-market; and I left the porter,
George Crunner, in care of them; I had twenty in all when I set them down; I was absent above two hours.
GEORGE CRUNNER sworn.
I was porter, and left in charge
of the walnuts; while I was helping to unload other carts, they were taken.
DAVID WRIGHT sworn.
I am a watchman; I saw the prisoner
near to the corner of Fleet-market; he was standing by the basket of walnuts; I asked him who they belonged to; he said, he
found them; I took the walnuts and him to the watch-house.
(The basket produced and deposed
I found the basket.
Tried by the London Jury before