The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 21 Sep 1878 1
CENTRAL POLICE COURT.
(Before the Police Magistrate, with Messrs Jolly, Reading, and Josephson.)
Eighteen persons were fined for drunkenness.
John Dobson, charged with having, yesterday afternoon, obscenely exposed himself in Hyde park, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour three months.
1 The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 21 Sep 1878, p. 6.