Special Report Division K, 17th September 1864
I beg to report that the distance from Bow Railway Station to the railway Station at Hackney Wick is one mile four hundred and fourteen yards, which can be proved by Police constables Edward Dugan 71.K, or Lewis Lambert 311. K.
The distance from where the late Mr. Briggs was found lying on the six-footway on the North London Railway to the Hackney Wick Railway Station is seven hundred and forty yards, which can be proved by police constables Edward Dugan 71. K or Lewis Lambert 311.K.
The hat, bag and walking stick left in the carriage in which the late Mr. Briggs was assaulted was locked in the carriage, immediately after being discovered by Benjamin Aimes the Guard to the train, and the articles were afterwards removed by George Greenwood the Station Master, at the Chalk Farm Station who there delivered them to Police Constable Lewis Lambert 311. K.
Mr. Daniel Digance, Hatter, of 18 Royal Exchange, has seen the hat found in the railway carriage in which the late Mr. Briggs was assaulted, and can prove that it was not sold by him to Mr. Briggs.
Gold watch can be identified by Mr. Samuel Tidmarsh, watchmaker, Church Street, Hackney, or by Mr Thomas James Briggs, Warwick Terrace, Upper Clapton.
A model of the railway carriage in which the late Mr. Briggs was assaulted has been prepared and can be produced and proved by Mr. Stephen Franklin North London Railway Works, Bow.
An analytical examination of the blood and appearances in the Railway carriage in which Mr Briggs was assaulted was made by Doctor Letheby M.D.F.L.S. of the London Hospital and 41 Finsbury Square.
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Metropolitan Police Special Report Division K, 17th September 1864, (Catalogue ref: MEPO 3/76)
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