The Earl of Glengall, accompanied by the Marquis of Westmeath,
and his solictor, Mr. Rowley, attended at the Mansionhouse on Satur- day, to meet the charge preferred against him by Dorah Butler, of being the father of one of her children. The woman, however, did not appear ; and after some conversation with Sir Peter Laurie, in which he positively denied all knowledge whatever of the woman, Lord Glengall left the office, expressing his readiness, however, to come forward if required at any future time.
An elderly man, named Butterworth, was examined at the Mansion- house on Tuesday, charged with having plundered his employer, Mr. Francis Jones, ajeweller of Cornhill, of sundry valuables, and pawning them for his own profit. He had carried an this systematic robbery, it was said, for thirteen years ; and was only detected by being found drunk in the streets, with the duplicates in his pocket. He was re- manded for further examination.
Mr. John Calvert was charged at the Bow Street Office on Satur- • day, by Mr. Bartley, with annoying Miss Taylor, of the Covent Gar- • den Company, with his declarations of love, and by repeated attempts to gain an interview with her. He found his way behind the scenes at the Olympic Theatre on Friday week, and refused to withdraw : be was therefore given into custody by Mr. Bartley ; and was committed to Clerkenwell prison until he should give security not to annoy Miss Taylor any more, and to keep the peace towards all his Majesty's subjects.
John Lamb, a boy of fourteen, and his accomplice George Berry, were examined at Bow Street, on Tuesday, on a charge of robbing Lamb's father of 2001. and some checks. Lamb confessed his guilt ; sand they were both delivered to the officer to be sent down to Exeter, • where Lamb's father lives, and where the robbery was committed, to be dealt with according to law.
R. Shepherd, a footman of Mr. W. Field, was committed from the Marlborough Street Office, on Saturday, to take his trial on the charge of having robbed the Earl of Longford, of gold, bank-notes, and pro- perty of considerable value, at the London Hotel, .Albemarle Street. It is said that Lord Enniskillen and several other gentlemen have also suffered by his depredations, committed at the same hotel. Mr. Gould, the proprietor has paid the amount of the losses sustained by the parties in his house.
John Whitekell, the mate of an Indiaman, was committed on Wed- nesday, from the Worship Street Office, on a charge of cutting and wounding Mr. 1'. H. and Miss Harriet Clark ; who, though of the same name, are not related They were walking together, on Thurs- day week, near Balls Pond, Islington, when the prisoner came suddenly behind them, and struck the lady under the shoulder, and slightly wounded her with a sharp-pointed case-knife. Mr. Clark immediately closed with him, and threw him down, but received a stab in the head during the struggle. The prisoner then ran away, but was stopped by the Police. No motive was assigned for this conduct.
Two hundred pounds have been ordered for Lucy Cully (the widow of the Police constable) by the Commissioners of his Majesty's Trea- sury. The warrant states "that he was maliciously slain while in the due execution of his duty."