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RETURN OF SEIZURES MADE, AND OF PROSECUTION FOR BREACH OF THE RELATIVE TO TOBACCO

RETURN TO AN ORDER OF

THE HONOURABLE HOUSE OF COMMONS, Dated 25th April 1877;- for

RETURN "of the several seizures made, and of the prosecutions for breach of the laws relating to tobacco, between the 5th day of January 1864 and the 5th day of January 1877, distinguishing those in Great Britain from those in Ireland; specifying the places where, and the names of the persons prosecuted, or from whom the seizures were made; the quantities and kinds of goods seized; the results of the examination of the goods, by analysis or otherwise, when seized for adulteration; whether any and what judicial proceedings were taken in each case; result of such proceedings; and amount of fine paid or imprisonment suffered (in continuation of Parliamentary paper, No. 286, of session 1864)"

The following information has been transcribed from a booklet, owned by the Webmaster, it has been transcribed in full by me, verbatim.  I have proof read several times, but as always I would be happy to accept any reasonable requests to re-check my transcribing.  There is no other information whatsoever on this booklet, I have 'drained it dry'.

Ireland

Year ended 5th January 1866 - GREAT BRITAIN

 

EXCISE COLLECTIONS SURNAME OF PERSON GIVEN NAME OF THE PERSON PLACES WHERE PROSECUTED OR SEIZURES MADE QUANTITIES & KIND OF GOODS SEIZED NATURE OF OFFENCES CHARGED OR FOR WHICH THE SEIZURES WERE MADE RESULTS OF EXAMINATION OF THE GOODS, BY ANALYSIS OR OTHERWISE WHETHER ANY & WHAT JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS WERE TAKEN RESULT OF PROCEEDINGS AMOUNT OF FINE OR IMPRISONMENT WHETHER THE GOODS SEIZED WERE CONDEMNED OR RESTORED
IPSWICH BRIGG Joseph Ipswich 1lb. Cavendish seized Cavendish tobacco, not - None - - Condemned
      3oz. Cavendish purchased enclosed in wrapper.          
                   
LYNN HARDON William Lynn - Hawking tobacco - Prosecuted Convicted 15 -
                   
MANCHESTER BAKER Francis Stockport - Hawking tobacco - Prosecuted Convicted 12/10s. -
                   
WARRINGTON MASSEY John    ) Warrington 6lbs. Tobacco Hawking tobacco Genuine tobacco Both Convicted 12/10s/ Destroyed
CARVER Robert )         Prosecuted Convicted 1 month   
                prison  
                   
LONDON EAST HISLOP George Frederick) Shoreditch 1,148lbs. Snuff Adulteration of snuff Contains not less Proceedings Cautioned - Condemned
LAYLAND Thomas               )                                               than 25percent of in  Cautioned    
          ground fustic. Exchequer      
                   
CLARKE Robert  ) Whitechapel 35lbs. Snuff; 1/4lb. Snuff Adulteration of snuff Contains not less Compromise - 5 Condemned.
ADAMS Butler   ) Road purchased   than 15percent penalty      
          cereal starch; imposed by      
          believe to be ground Board.      
          Indian corn.        
                   
HYMAN David Cable St. 1/2lb. Snuff Adulteration of Snuff Contains not less None - - -
Hyman van Nathan Co. Whitechapel purchased   than 15percent        
          cereal starch;        
          believe to be ground        
          Indian corn.        
                   
SAXBY Samuel High Street, 4.1/2lbs. Snuff;  Adulteration of Snuff 1st sample contains Compromise - 10 Condemned
    Aldgate 2lbs. Orris root   5percent peroxide of penalty      
          iron. 2nd. sample imposed by      
          contains red ochre & Board.      
          ground Orris root.        
                   
MCCARTHY Matilda Queen Street, 19.1/2lbs. Tobacco Found in unentered - Condemned in  - 2.5s.10.1/2d/ -
    Tower Hill   room.   Exchequer   by sale of  
                seizure  
                   
LONDON NORTH PALMER Stephen Great Mary-le- 1lb. Tobacco Adulteration of 1/2lb. contains 1%   Compromise - 10 -
    bone Street. purchased. tobacco liquorice; 1/2lb. is  penalty      
          genuine imposed by      
            Board.      
                   
VAN PRAAG A. Crown Street, 1lb. Cigars purchased Hawking Cigars - - - 2 & 2.8s.  -
    Soho 5lbs. Cigars seized.         by sale of  
                seizure.  
                   
ARCHER A.J. Tothill Street, 2.1/4lbs. Tobacco Adulteration of Contains 1% liquorice Compromise - 10 -
    Westminster purchased tobacco and essential oils; penalty      
          probably wintergreen imposed by      
            Board.      
                   
GABRIEL Joseph London - Hawking cigars - Prosecuted Acquitted - -
                   
ELGIN HUTCHINSON John Elgin 121.1/2lbs. Tobacco Disparity in weight          
        of tobacco - - - - Restored
                   
GREENOCK YEATS John Greenock - Adulteration of Sample 1 (the original Compromise - 25 -
ALLEN James     tobacco leaf) contains no sugar. penalty      
          Sample 2 the liquored imposed by      
          leaf contains 9.11% of Board.      
          sugar.  The trade's        
          statement as to         
          sheepwash is unworthy      
          of credit.