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Colonial Cases

R v. Wittea [1888]


Supreme Court for China

Shanghai, 3 August 1888

Source: Supreme Court of China (Shanghai), Judges' Notebooks, Vol. 3 (1880-1893), The National Archives (U.K.), FO1092: 340, p 280


R. v. Alfred Wittea

[deleted = and John Lanigan.]

[Deleted = "feloniously breaking out of the house of one David Shernachen between midnight and 5 a.m. on the 14R and"]

Stealing money to the amount of about $40 & certain jewellery, the property of David Shernachen.

Mr. Wilkinson for the Crown. 

Accd undefended.

Plea - Guilty.

Nine months' impt with hard labour.

R. Mowat.

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