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INFORMATIONS AND AFFIDAVITS.
for forging foreign coin, 7
lead, iron, &c. 7
secute disorderly house, 8 SUMMONS, and RETURNS THERETO.
usual printed form of, at Bow-street, 9
return of constable to summons, 10 WARRANTS TO APPREHEND.
common printed form at Bow-street, 11
(murder on sea, 18 secretary of state's warrant, 19 BACKING WARRANTE.
form of backing a warrant by justice in the country, 20
another form, in London, 20 SEARCH WARRANTS,
for stolen goods, at Bow street and Union hall offices, 20
PROCEEDINGS FROM ARREST TO COMMITMENT.
bound for his wife, 45
to prosecute and give evidence for manslaughter, 45
taken by coroner, to prosecute and give evidence on trial of
coroner's inquest, 46
RECOGNIZANCES TO PROSECUTE AND GIVE EVIDENCE.
to give evidence at assizes on indictment for felony, 47
be in adjoining county, 46, 7
taken by two justices to give evidence at assizes, 49 COMMITMENTS OF WITNESSES, &c. TO GIVE EVIDENCE.
commitment of witness to give evidence for want of sureties,
ther examination, he having confessed and been admitted the like in another form, 51
[king's evidence, 50 the like witness not finding sureties to give evidence, 51 the like in another forin, 51 commitment of accessary after fact to give evidence, 52
of an accomplice to give evidence, 52 RECOGNIZANCES OF DEFENDANT TO APPEAR, &c. to appear
at Clerkenwell sessions, 52 another form at sessions, 52 another form before two justices on charge of felony, 53 where the defendant is in prison, or an infant, or a feme coto answer for high treason out of the realm, 54
[vert, 54 when two are bound for the appearance of two, 54 for manslaughter, 55 record of discharge of recognizance where defendant has ap
peared but prosecutor has not, 55 petition for discharge of recognizance which remains in force affidavit in support of same, 56 [through neglect, 56
affidavit of poverty to discharge estreat of recognizance, 56 COMMITMENTS OF DEFENDANTS. General forms of commitment, 57 usual form at Bow-street, to Newgate, New Prison, Clerken
well, or Coldbath fields, 57 form by justice of peace for Westminster, 58 by two justices, 58 for sending a challenge, 58 for want of sureties, 58 at Union Hall, 59 form used by other magistrates in country, 59 another form, 60 the like for a burglary, 60 for bigamy committed in one county when defendant was apon suspicion of felony, 61 (prehended in another, 61 another form to gaoler only, 62 another form in the king's name to the gaoler only, 62 the like where defendant confessed the offence, 63 for want of sureties on toleration act, 63 for an assault and for want of sureties, 64 of a person apprehended by the watch, 64 general form to the house of correction, 65 of a rogue and vagabond to house of correction, 65 by a justice for insulting him, 66, 81 commitment to Newgate by Secretary of State for high treason
committed in the colonies, 66 the like to the Tower for libel, 66
For offences against the revenue.
for assembling to aid in running uncustomed goods, 76
procure spirits, 77 for taking stamps off bills of exchange to transfer them to
others, 77 for getting stamps off writs to put them on others, 78 for transposing a stamp from one piece of plate to another, 78
for assisting in smuggling, 89 For offences against public justice.
for assault on constable in execution of office, 78
goods by false pretences, 78
whereby he became an incorrigible rogue, 79 for escaping from lighters where defendant was in execution
of sentence, 79 on suspicion of conveying instruments into prison to assist
prisoner's escape, 79 for conveying instruments into a prison to assist escape of
prisoner, 79 for rescuing a prisoner from custody of deputy keeper of the
house of correction and assaulting him, 80 for rescuing a felon, 80 another form, 80 for insulting a magistrate in the execution of his office, 81, 86 the like in another form, 81 for not fulfilling condition of a pardon, 81 for returning from transportation before the expiration of the for misdemeanour in concealing felony, 81
[term, 81 as an accessary after the fact for receiving felon, 82 For offences against public peace.
for riot and beginning to demolish a house, 82
to assault, 82
the like in another form, 83 For offences against public trade.
against bankrupt for concealing his effects, 83