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10. Receiving, It must be shown in the indictment to be a request; and if the words

&c. forged have not necessarily that effect, and the instrument is set out, it must be bank notes, &c. explained by averments. (R. v. Cullen, R. & M. C. C. 300; 5 C. & P. Having posses- 116). sion of moulds, Where a forged request was “ Mr. Brooks, let the bearer, W. Turton,

fc. have, for J. Roe, four yards of Irish linen and a waistcoat: John Roe;" for forgery, and the prisoner was indicted for obtaining the goods under false pre

sences— Taunton, J., held that the uttering of such a note was a felony under this statute, and directed an acquittal. (R. V. Evans, 5 C. & P. 553; Jero. Arch. C. C. 9th ed. 393).

Where the request was addressed to a woman in her maiden name, but she had married before the date of it, an indictment charging the intent to be to defraud her husband was held good. (R. v. Carter, 7 C. & P. 134).

X. Purchasing or Receiving Forged Bank Notes, Bills of

Exchange, &c. Making or having in Possession, &f.

Moulds, Plates, &c. for Forging same, &c. Purchasing or By 11 Geo. IV. & 1 Will. IV. c. 66, s. 12, “If any person shall, having in posses

without lawful excuse, the proof whereof shall lie upon the party sion &c. forged bank notes. accused, purchase or receive from any other person, or have in his cus

tody or possession (see sect. 28, ante, p. 935, R. & R. C. C. 110), any forged bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, or blank bank note, blank bank bill of exchange, or blank bank post bill, knowing the same respectively to be forged, every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be transported beyond the

seas for the term of fourteen years." Making or having Sect. 13. “If any person shall, without the authority of the governor moulds for mak and company of the Bank of England, to be proved by the party acing paper with the words “Bank cused, make or use, or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved by of England” visi

the party accused, knowingly have in his custody or possession, any ble in the substance, or for

frame, mould, or instrument for the making of paper, with the words making &c. paper Bank of England' visible in the substance of the paper, or for the with curved bar lines, &c.

making of paper with curved or waving bar lines, or with the laying wire lines thereof in a waving or curved shape, or with any number, sum, or amount, expressed in a word or words in Roman letters, visible in the substance of the paper; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, manufacture, use, sell, expose to sale, utter, or dispose of, or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly have in his custody or possession, any paper whatsoever with the words · Bank of England visible in the substance of the paper, or any paper with curved or waving bar lines, or with the laying wire lines thereof in a waving or curved shape, or with any number, sam, or amount, expressed in a word or words in Roman letters, appearing visible in the substance of the paper; or if any person, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, shall, by any art or contrivance, cause the words Bank of England' to appear visible in the substance of any paper, or cause the numerical sum or amount of any bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, blank bank note, blank bank bill of exchange, or blank bank post bill, in a word or words in Roman letters, to appear visible in the substance of the paper whereon the same shall be written or printed; every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be

transported beyond the seas for the term of fourteen years." Proviso as to

Sect. 14. “ Nothing herein contained shall prevent any person from paper used for issuing any bill of exchange or promissory note having the amount bills of exchange,

thereof expressed in guineas, or in a numerical figure or figures denot

&c.

ing the amount thereof in pounds sterling appearing visible in the sub- 10. Receiving, stance of the paper upon which the same shall be written or printed, fc. forged por shall prevent any person from making, using, or selling any paper bank notes, &c. having waving or curved lines, or any other devices in the nature of Having posseswatermarks, visible in the substance of the paper, not being bar lines sion of moulds, or laying wire lines, provided the same are not so contrived as to form 8c. the groundwork or texture of the paper, or to resemble the waving or for forgery. curved laying wire lines or bar lines or the watermarks of the paper used by the governor and company of the Bank of England."

Sect. 15. “If any person shall engrave or in anywise make upon any Engraving on any plate whatever, or upon any wood, stone, or other material, any promis- plate, &c. any

bank note, &c. or sory note or bill of exchange, or blank promissory note or blank bill of using or having exchange, or part of a promissory note or bill of exchange, purporting such mate

such plate, &c. or

uttering or having to be a bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, or blank paper upon which bank note, blank bank bill of exchange, or blank bank post bill, or a blank bank note

&c. shall be part of a bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, without printed. the authority of the governor and company of the Bank of England, to be proved by the party accused; or if any person shall use such plate, wood, stone, or other material, or any other instrument or device, for the making or printing any bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, or blank bank note, blank bank bill of exchange, or blank bank post bill, or part of a bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid; or if any person shall, without lawful excuse, the proof whereof shall lie on the party accused, knowingly have in his custody or possession any such plate, wood, stone, or other material, or any such instrument or device; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly offer, utter, dispose of, or put off any paper upon which any blank bank note, blank bank bill of exchange, or blank bank post bill, or part of a bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, shall be made or printed; or if any person shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly have in his custody or possession any such paper; every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be transported beyond the seas for the term of fourteen years."

Sect. 16. “If any person shall engrave or in anywise make upon any Engraving on any plate whatever, or upon any wood, stone, or other material, any word, word, number, or

plate &c, any number, figure, character, or ornament, the impression taken from omament resem

bling any part of which shall resemble, or apparently be intended to resemble, any part pinggan

a bank note, &c. of a bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, without the or using or having anthority of the governor and company of the Bank of England, to be

any such plate, &c.

or uttering or bay. proved by the party accused; or if any person shall use any such plate, ing any paper on

which there shall wood, stone, or other material, or any other instrument or device, for

be an impression the making upon any paper or other material the impression of any of any word, word, number, figure, character, or ornament which shall resemble, or number, &c. apparently be intended to resemble, any part of a bank note, bank bill of exchange, or bank post bill, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid; or if any person shall, without lawful excuse, the proof whereof shall lie on the party accused, knowingly have in his custody or possession any such plate, wood, stone, or other material, or any such instrument or device; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly offer, utter, dispose of, or put off any paper or other material upon which there shall be an impression of any such matter as aforesaid; or if any person shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly have in his custody or possession any paper or other material upon which there shall be an impression of any such matter as aforesaid; every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be transported beyond the seas for the term of fourteen years."

Sect. 17. “If any person shall make or use any frame, mould, or in- Making or having strument for the manufacture of paper, with the name or firm of any

in possession any mould for inanu.

10. Receiving person or persons, body corporate, or company carrying on the business

&c. forged of bankers (other than and except the Bank of England) appearing bank notes, &c. visible in the substance of the paper, without the authority of such Having posses- person or persons, body corporate, or company, the proof of which ausion of moulds, thority shall lie on the party accused; or if any person shall, without

fc. lawful excuse, the proof whereof shall lie on the party accused, knowfor forgery. ingly have in his custody or possession any such frame, mould, or in

strument; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved facturing paper, with the name as aforesaid, manufacture, use, sell, expose to sale, utter, or dispose of, of any bankers or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly appearing in the substance; manu.

have in his custody or possession, any paper in the substance of which facturing or hav the name or firm of any such person or persons, body corporate, or coming such paper, or causing the

pany carrying on the business of bankers shall appear visible; or if any name to appear in person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, cause the substance of any paper.

the name or firm of any such person or persons, body corporate, or company carrying on the business of bankers, to appear visible in the substance of the paper upon which the same shall be written or printed; every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years nor less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding three years

nor less than one year." Engraving on any Sect. 18. “If any person shall engrave or in anywise make upon any plate, &c. any bill, &c. of any bank

!", plate whatever, or upon any wood, stone, or other material, any bill of ers, or using any exchange or promissory note for the payment of money, or any part of such plate; or

ing any bill of exchange or promissory note for the payment of money, uttering or having any paper upon purporting to be the bill or note, or part of the bill or note, of any perwhich any part of any such bill &c.

son or persons, body corporate or company carrying on the business of shall be printed; bankers, (other than and except the Bank of England), without the

authority of such person or persons, body corporate or company, the proof of which authority shall lie on the party accused; or if any person shall engrave or make upon any plate whatever, or upon any wood, stone, or other material, any word or words resembling, or apparently intended to resemble, any subscription subjoined to any bill of exchange or promissory note for the payment of money issued by any such person or persons, body corporate or company carrying on the business of bankers, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid ; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, use, or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved by the party accused, knowingly have in his custody or possession, any plate, wood, stone, or other material upon which any such bill or note, or part thereof, or any word or words resembling, or apparently intended to resemble, such subscription, shall be engraved or made; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly offer, utter, dispose of, or put off, or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly have in his custody or possession any paper upon which any part of such bill or note, or any word or words resembling, or apparently intended to resemble, any such subscription, shall be made or printed; every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years nor less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding three years noi less than one year.” Such imprisonment in each of these cases to be with hard labour or solitary confinement, in the discretion of the court Such confinement not exceeding one month at any one time, nor thret

months in any one year. (See ante, p. 118). Foreign bills, &c. Sect. 19. “In any person shall engrave or in anywise make upon any Engraving plates, &e for using or' plate whatever, or upon any wood, stone, or other material, any bill o haring such exchange, promissory note, undertaking, or order for payment of money plates; or uttering any paper on

18 or any part of any bill of exchange, promissory note, undertaking, o which any part order for payment of money, in whatever language or languages thi

same may be expressed, and whether the same shall or shall not be, or 13. Forms. be intended to be, under seal, purporting to be the bill, note, under

of such bill, &c. taking, or order, or part of the bill, note, undertaking, or order, may be printed. of any foreign prince or state, or of any minister or officer in the Service of any foreign prince or state, or of any body corporate, or body of the like nature, constituted or recognised by any foreign prince or state, or of any person or company of persons resident in any country, not under the dominion of his Majesty, without the authority of such foreign prince or state, minister or officer, body corporate or body of the like nature, person or company of persons, the proof of which anthority shall lie on the party accused; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, use, or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved by the party accused, knowingly have in his custody or possession, any plate, stone, wood, or other material upon which any such foreign bill, note, undertaking, or order, or any part thereof, shall be engraved or made; or if any person shall, without such authority, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly utter, dispose of, or put off, or shall, without lawful excuse, to be proved as aforesaid, knowingly have in his custody or possession, any paper upon which any part of such foreign bill, note, undertaking, or order shall be made or printed; every such offender shall be guilty of felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years nor less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding three years nor less than one year."

XI. Making False Entries in Registers of Baptism,

Marriage, Burial, &c. This offence is provided against by the 20, 21, and 22 sections of the 11 Geo. IV. & 1 Will. IV. c. 66, and by the 6 & 7 Will. IV. c. 86, $. 43, 44, and 3 & 4 Vict. c. 91, s. 8, which will be found under the title " Regidors," Vol. V.

XII. Forgery in other cases. The offence of forgery in other cases not before noticed under this title will be found under the various titles throughout this work. A list of all the statutes relating to forgery and offences connected with it will be found collected in Mr. Jervis's 9th edition of Archbold's Criminal Law, pp. 400 to 404.

XIII. Forms. (Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.) on the day of , 4. D. — , at (1). Commitment the parisk of — in the said county, feloniously did forge a certain bank note, to for forging and utmil, a bank note for the payment of pounds, [or, "divers bank notes") and the tering a bank note

(ante, p. 128). mid jarged bank note then feloniously did offer, utler, dispose of, and put off, he the aid C. D. then well knowing the same to be forged, with intent to defraud the Guernor and Company of the Bank of England; against the form of the statute in that case nade and provided. And you the said keeper, &c. [Conclude as usual, ente, p. 54.]

Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.] on the day of ,4. D. , at (2). The like for fue parish of - in the said county, feloniously, and without lawful excuse, had in having a forged ha possession a certain forged and counterfeited bank nole, to wit, a bank note for

bank note in his

possession (ante, the payment of pounds, [or, divers forged and counterfeited bank notes,"] p. 136). be the said C. D. then well knowing the said bank note (or, "several bank notes" to be forged ; against the form of the statute in that case made and provided. And you the said keeper, &c. (Conclude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

13. Forms.

(3). The like for forging a bill (ante, p. 129).

[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.) on the day of — , A. D. , ali parish of in the said county, feloniously did forge the acceptance of and u a certain bill of exchange, in writing, for the payment of money, purporting to be acceptance of one A. B., [or, the indorsement of and upon a certain bill of change, in writing, for the payment of money, purporting to be the indorsement one C. D."] with intent to defraud one E. F.; against the form of the statule that case made and provided. And you the said keeper, fc. [Conclude as usu as ante, p. 54.]

(4). The like for uttering a forged bill (ante, p. 129).

[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.] on the day of — , A. D.the parish of in the said county, feloniously did offer, utter, dispose of, and 1 off, a certain forged acceptance of, fc. (as in the form (No. 3), supra,] with tent to defraud one E. F., he the said c. D. then well knowing the said acceptai [or, indorsement"] to be forged ; against the form of the statute in that ei made and provided. And you the said keeper, fc. [Conclude as usual, as an p. 54.]

(5). The like for forging a banker's draft (ante, p. 130).

Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.) on the day of — , A.D. --, the parish of - in the said county, feloniously did forge a certain warrant a order for payment of money, commonly called a cheque on a banker, purporting be the order or draft of one A. B. upon Messieurs

& Co., bankers, wi intent to defraud one E. F. ; against the form of the statute in that case made a provided. And you the said keeper, &c. [Conclude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

(6). The like for
forging a receipt
(ante, p. 134, 135).

[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.) on the day of , A. D. the parish of - in the said county, feloniously did forge a certain acquillan and receipt for money, purporting to be the receipt of one A. B., with intent defraud the said A. B.; against the form of the statute in that case made and pri vided. And you the said keeper, fc. [Conclude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

(7). The like for forging a will (ante, p. 128, 129).

[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.] on the day of — , A.D. — , the parish of in the said county, feloniously did forge a certain will and testi ment, purporting to be the last will and testament of one A. B., with intent lo defrau one E. F.; against the form of the statute in that case made and provided. And yo the said keeper, fc. (Conclude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

(8). The like for uttering a forged will (ante, p. 128).

[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.] on the day of - , A. D. , the parish of - in the said county, feloniously did offer, utler, dispose of, and pl off, a certain forged will, purporting to be the last will and icstament of one A. B with intent to defraud one E, F., he the said C. D. then well knowing the said an to be forged; against the form of the statute in that case made and provided. An you the said keeper, fc. [Conclude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

(9). The like for
forging a bond
(ante, p. 133, 134).

[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.) on the day of A.D. - , ! the parish of in the said county, feloniously did forge a ceriain bond for this payment of money, purporting to have been signed, sealed, and erecuted by one A. B. with intent to defraud the said A. B.; against the form of the stalule in thai case made and provided. And you the said keeper, fic. [Conclude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

(10). The like for uttering a forged bond.

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[Commence as usual, as ante, p. 54.) on the --- day of , A. D. ,91 the parish of - in the said county, seloniously did offer, utler, dispose of, ali put off, a certain forged bond for the payment of money, purporting to have bee signed, sealed, and executed by one A. B., with intent to defraud the said 4.0" he the said C. D. then well knowing the said bond to be forged; against the forex the statute in that case made and provided. And you, the said keeper, &c. [Con. clude as usual, as ante, p. 54.]

(11). Indictment for forgery in gencral.

- (to wit). The jurors for our lady the Queen upon their oah present, that C. D., late of the parish of , in the county of , labourer, on the day,

, in the year of the reign of our sovereign lady the now Qucen Victorid,

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