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1911. Excerpt: ... that Kaye would probably do on this occasion
what he had clearly done on others, and in the cases when he did so
there would be a larceny committed by both, though in the other
cases, when the stuff was correctly weighed, there would be none.
On these points I find no difficulty; but in the case as originally
stated there was nothing to show whether the whole transaction of
the sale of the casters' ashes was carried through by Kaye, or
whether the limited company, by any other officer or agent, made a
contract for the sale. Phillimore, J.: I entirely agree. Conviction
affirmed. Solicitors for the Crown: Parish & Company,
Birmingham. Solicitors for prisoner: Ford & Ford, for A. J.
O'Connor, Birmingham. Note.--Larceny by taking away greater
quantity of purchased article than was paid for. Although an
extensive search has failed to bring to light any cases containing
the same combination of circumstances which gave rise to the
questions decided in R. v. Tideswell, there are some which may be
of interest in connection with it. One of these is R. v. Bramley
(1861) 8 Cox, C. C. 468. 7 Jur. N. S. 473, 9 Week. Rep. 555, Leigh
& C. C. C. 21, 4 L. T. N. S. 309, where a person who, after
having his cart filled at a coal yard with a load of soft coal,
covered the top over with slack, so that, upon its being weighed,
he was required to pay for it only the price of a load of slack,
which was much less than what he would have paid for soft coal, was
held to be guilty of larceny of the soft coal. Another is Kirk v.
Garrett (1896) 84 Md. 383, 35 Atl. 1089, in which it was held that
an employee of a silversmith, who carried away manufactured goods
upon leaving with a fellow workman, in their place and stead, raw
material equal in weight, but not the equivalent in value, wa...
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