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On Tuesday, at the Lewes Petty Sessions, Mr W Medhurst of this parish, baker, was summoned, upon the information of Police constable Holden, for not furnishing scales and weights to a van which his servant, Samuel Lockyer, was delivering bread at Chalvington on the 18th September. Defendant admitted that there were no scales attached to the van, but said the man had forgotten them that day. He was not aware of the fact. Police constable Holden said he saw Lockyer delivering bread, and asked him if he had a pair of scales and proper weights to weigh the bread. He said he had not, upon which witness asked him if he had seen the caution issued by Col Mackay. Lockyer replied in the affirmative and said he knew he ought to weigh the bread. Witness then told him he would report the case - Fined 1 shilling and costs.
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