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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1849, Sunday, September 11, 1831

Horse Stealing.

Joseph Carter, aged 21, and Edward Johnson, aged 22, labourers, were indicted for stealing a gelding, of the value of 15l. the property of Daniel Hawkins Reed, a jobbing carman, residing at Peckham Rye. It appeared that the pony was turned out upon Peckham Common to graze, and was stolen in the course of the night of the 9th of July. Both were found Guilty.