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. ROBBERY BY A PAGE.

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ROBBERY BY A PAGE. John Richer, aged sixteen, a page in the service of Colonel Onslow, 28, Leinster-gardens, Paddington, was charged at Marylebone Police-fiourt with stealing a purse, album, two reading-glasses, a bottle of scent, five cartes de visite of her Majesty, a letter band, and two knives, the property of Edward Elphick, book- seller and stationer, of 22, Leinster-terrace; he was also charged with stealing two pieces of riband, the property of the Postmaster-General. Mr. Elphick keeps a post-office, and has missed articles frequently after the prisoner has been in his shop. On Friday, he stated in his evidence, I marked a purse and placed it on a shelf, and after the prisoner bad been in the shop I missed it. I went to Colonel Onslow's house, and saw two of the servants, wno said they had seen the prisoner with a purse similar to the one I had lost. I waited till the mistress came home in her carriage and spoke to her about it. She said it was a most grave charge to make. I said I was aware of it, but I was certain the prisoner had stolen the property, and that he knew about the missing letters. He was called up, and after being questioned he said he had given one of the letters to a butcher's boy to post. Others he said he had burnt. On looking into his box the property mentioned in the charge was found, including the marked purse. One of the missing letters had contained the cartes de visite. The two pieces of riband had been sent in a letter to Lady Onslow by a tradesman in Oxford-street. She had never received it. In consequence of complaints two of the district letter-carriers have been under strict supervision, and I and my servants also have been closely watched during the past month. A few days ago I got into some trouble through some letters con- taining valuable information addressed to the Lord Chancellor not having come to hand. I believe they were never posted. His lordship has withdrawn his patronage from me through it. The prisoner was remanded.

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