LAW AND CRIMINAL COURTS.
SUPREME COURT.—CRIMINAL SITTINGS.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30.
Frederich H. Spenser was indicted for feloniously forging and uttering an order for the payment of 20l. with intent to defraud, at Mintaro, on the 20th March, 1858.
The prisoner left the colony a few days after the uttering took place, for Victoria, where he remained till September last, when he was brought back by one of the detectives.
It appeared that he had kept a school at Mintaro, and had some of Mr. Peter Brady’s children under his charge, and so became well acquainted with him.
The case against him was that he induced Mr. William Mayson, of Wakefield Bridge, publican, to cash a cheque on the Union Bank for 20l., purporting to be drawn by Mr. Peter Brady; the name “Peter Brady” being a forgery…