LAW & ORDER – Trial Verdict Forgery by a late Redcar Townsman
Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 02/03/1877.
TRIAL VERDICT – FORGERY BY A LATE.
On Tuesday morning (27/02), at Durham Assizes, Richard Henry Phillips, commission agent, Stockton, was brought before Large Chief Justice Coleridge to receive sentence, having pleaded guilty to forging a Bill of exchange for £100, with intent to defraud George Frederick Bates, accountant, Stockton, last October. Prosecutor was until recently a station, and newspaper proprietor at Redcar. The particulars of the case have already appeared in our columns. His Lordship said that some years ago. This was a serious offence, and was dealt with very severely by the Judges. The evidence in support of the charge was so clear that he could not resist a conviction, and prisoner would be sentenced to one year’s imprisonment with hard labour.
October 25, 2014 Law & Order