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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16941010001"/>THE PROCEEDING OF THE King and Queens Commissions ON THE Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex at Justice-Hall in the OLD-BAYLY, On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, being the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th Days of October, 1694. And in the Sixth Year of Their MAJESTIES Reign.</p>
<p>THE Sessions of Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery of Newgate, Held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bayly, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday being the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th Days of October, 1694. before the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>The Jurors were as follow:</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<note>[Death -. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Text unreadable in original.]</note> ber last, and presented Pistols gag'd him, and then stript him naked, taking away his Hat, value 12 s. a Wastecoat 8 s. a pair of Breeches 10 s. his Shoes, Shirt, Crevat, besides 4 s. 2 d. in money. On the next morning Mr. Elliot going up Holbourn, near Rose-Alley he met Elliot with his Shoes on his Feet, whereupon he seiz'd him, and afterwards took Leonard and the woman, viz. Bullen, at the Sign of the Leper in Picadilly. The Evidence against the Woman was, That she sold the Coat to a Broker, which she owned. An Inkhorn was found in Elliot's Pocket, which was Mr. Pearsons. And Pearsons Hat was found upon Leonard, and the Hathand was taken out of his Pocket, which Pearson swore was his; and likewise was positive that they were the men that robbed him. Leonard denied the Fact, and that he accidentally went to drink with the woman when the Constable came to apprehend him. Elliot alledg'd that it was very strange, that Pearson should know their Faces in the dark, and that he was never guilty of any such matter, and called one Mr. Keat to prove that he was in his Quarters the same night, but he could not. Others gave a fair Character of his former Behaviour; and as to the Pistols Elliot said he had them to clean, but could prove nothing. So Pearson's Evidence, together with other strenuous Circumstances, gave the Gentlemen of the Jury such satisfaction, that they found the men both
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Death -. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Death -. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<p>Burnt in the Hand, 7.</p>
<p>Jane Ruttey</p>
<p>Joseph Towle</p>
<p>G - R -</p>
<p>Elinor Stockdon</p>
<p>Elinor Alford</p>
<p>Ann Wilson</p>
<p>Jane Jylks.</p>
<p>Received Sentence of Death, 14.</p>
<p>Mary Murrell, alias Cambridge Mall.</p>
<p>W - I -</p>
<p>G - C -</p>
<p>James Leonard, alias London.</p>
<p>James Elliott</p>
<p>John Weaver</p>
<p>Richard Gardner</p>
<p>Richard Piggen</p>
<p>Samuel Sherwin</p>
<p>Elinor Pelsome</p>
<p>Elizabeth Story</p>
<p>Elizabeth Edwards</p>
<p>Mary Shepherd</p>
<p>Lewis l'Roofe.</p>
<p>Mary Murrell, Elinor Pelsome, Elizabeth Story, Elizabeth Edwards, Mary Shepherd, were Respited after Judgment, in order to Transportation.</p>
<p>To be Transported, 3.</p>
<p>Humphrey Burton</p>
<p>John Thompson</p>
<p>William Whitway.</p>
<p>To be Whipt, 6.</p>
<p>Elizabeth Lester</p>
<p>James Hughes</p>
<p>Jonathan Gibbons</p>
<p>Katharine Stephens</p>
<p>Edward Clark</p>
<p>John Bailey</p>
<p>There will be a General Pardon pleaded on Thursday next, by several Convicts; a Particular Account of which will be Publish'd at large. Together with the Presentment of the Grand Inquest of the City of London.</p>
<p>Collonel Founteine, Mr. Pepper, Mr. Nowell, and Mr. Wharton, gave sufficient Bail to appear next Sessions.</p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="16941010006"/>ADVERTISEMENTS.</p>
<p>Books Printed for, and Sold by Thomas Cockerill at the Three Legs in the Poultrey.</p>
<p>THE Instrumentality of Faith asserted, prov'd, explain'd, compar'd with and preferr'd to a Conditional Relation thereof, in order to Pardon and Happiness. Delivered in several Sermons, by W Cross M A.</p>
<p>Good Deeds done for God's House: Or, a Sermon preached on the Occasion of the Death of Dr. Jeremiah Butt, One of the Physicians appointed for His Majesties Fleet. By Ed. Veal.</p>
<p>Are both now in the Press, and will be suddenly published.</p>
<p>A Remedy against Trouble, in a Discourse on John 14. I By Henry Lukin. 12 o.</p>
<p>A Discourse of Schism By Edward Polhill Esq; 8 vo.</p>
<p>Infant Baptism God's Ordinance: Or a clear Proof, that all the Children of Believing Parents are in the Covenant of Grace. By Michael Harrison Minister of the Gospel in P's P. 12 o.</p>
<p>Eutropij Historiae Romance Breviarium ab urbe Conditum usque ad Valentianum & Valentem Augustos. Ex recensione & cum Norulis Tanquilli Fabri ut & Sexti Aurelii Victoris de Vires Illustribus. Liber in Usum Scholarum. 12 o.</p>
<p>Phaedri Augusti Caesaris Liberti Fabularum AEsopiarum Libri Quinque. Interpretatione & Notis illustravit Petrus Danet Academicus Jussu Christianissimi Regis. In Usum Serenissimi Delphini.</p>
<p>A Week of Soliloquies and Prayers, with a Preparation to the Holy Communion, and other Devotions added to this Edition. In two Parts.</p>
<p>English Exercises for School-boys to translate into Latin, comprising all the Rules of Grammar. By Joseph Garretson Schoolmaster</p>
<p>Instructions about Heart work, what is to be done on God's part and ours, for the Cure and keeping of the Heart, &c. By that Eminent Gospel Minister, Mr. Richard Alleyn. With a Preface by Dr Annesley. The 2d Edition.</p>
<p>The Evidence of Things not seen: Or divers Spiritual and Philosophical Discourses, concerning the state of Holy Men after Death. By that eminently Learned Divine, Moses Amyraldus. Translated out of the French Tongue, by a Minister of the Church of England.</p>
<p>Poems on several Occasions, with a Pastoral; to which is added, A Discourse of Life. By John Tutelin.</p>
<p>A succinct and seasonable Discourse of the Occasions, Causes, Natures Rise, Growth and Remedies of Mental Errors. To which is added, (1.) An Answer to Mr. Clary against Infant Baptism. (2) An Answer to some Antimonian Errors. (3.) A Sermon about Union. By John Flavel.</p>
<p>Mr. John Flavel's Remains; being two Sermons: The one preached at Dartmouth in Devon on the day of the Coronation of their Majesties. The latter intended to be preached at a Meeting of the united Ministers of several Counties. With some account of his Life.</p>
<p>A Discourse of Regeneration, Faith, and Repentance; Preached at the Merchants Lecture in Broadstreet. By Tho. Cole, Minister of the Gospel</p>
<p>A Discourse of Christian Religion in sundry Points; viz. Christ the Hope of Glory; what it is to know God in Christ; Christ the only Saviour, The only Mediator, Foundation of our Adoption, &c. Preached at the Merchants Lecture. By Tho. Cole.</p>
<p>Geography Anatomized; or a compleat Geographical Grammer; being a short and exact Analysis of the whole body of Modern Geography; after a new, plain, and easy method, whereby any person may in a short time attain to the knowledge of that most noble and useful Science, &c. To which is subjoined the present state of the European Plantations in the East and West-Indies, with a reasonable Proposed for the propagation of the Gospel in all Pagan Countries Illustrated with divers Maps. By Patrick Gordon, M A.</p>
<p>Love to Christ necessary for all to escape the Curse at his coming, by Tho. Doolittle, M A.</p>
<p>An Exposition of the Assemblies Shorter Catechism; with Practical Inferences from each Question; by John Flavell, late Minister of the Gospel at Dartmouth in Devon.</p>
<p>Books Printed for Richard Baldwin.</p>
<p>An Answer to a Paper written by Count of Avaux. the French King's Ambassador in Sueden, concerning the Proposals of Peace made by France to the Confederates.</p>
<p>Bibliotheca Politica: Or an Enquiry into the Antient Constitution of the English Government; Both in respect to the just extent of Regal Power, and the Rights and Liberties of the Subject. Wherein all the Chief Arguments, as well against as for the Revolution, are impartially represented and considered, in Thirteen Dialogues. Collected out of the Best Authors, as well Antient as Modern. To which is added an Alphabetical Index to the whole Work.</p>
<p>The Works of F. Rabelass, M D. In Five Books; or the Lives, Heroick Deeds and Sayings of the Good Gargantua and Pantagruel, and his Voyage to the Oracle of the Bottle As also his Historical Letters. To which is added, the Author's Life, and Explanatory Remarks. By Mr. Motteux. Never before Printed in English.</p>
<p>The Four Epistles of A. G. Busbequint, concerning his Embassy into Turky. Being Remarks upon the Religion, Customs Riches, Strength, and Government of that People. As also a Description of their Chief Cities, and Places of Trade and Commerce. To which is added, His Advice how to Manage War against the Turks. Done into English.</p>
<p>The Bounds set to France by the Pyrenean Treaty; and the Interest of the Confederates not to accept of the Offers of Peace made at this time by the French King. To which are added, Some short Reflections, showing how far England is concern'd in the Restitution of that Treaty. Together with a List of the Towns and Countries that the French have taken since that time.</p>
<p>Letters of State, Written by Mr. John Milton, To most of the Sovereign Princes and Republicks of Europe From the Year 1649. Till the Year 1659. To which is added, An Account of his Life. Together with several of his Poems; And a Catalogue of his Works, never before Printed.</p>
<p>A Compendious History of the Taxes of France, and of the Opressive Methods of Raising of them.</p>
<p>An Impartial Enquiry into the Advantages and Losses that England hath received since the beginning of this Present War with France.</p>
<p>The Gentleman's Journal: Or the Monthy Miscellany. In a Letter to a Gentleman in the Country Consisting of News, History, Phylosophy, Poetry, Musick, Translations, &c. Septemb. 1694. Sold by R. Baldwin, Where are to be had compleat Sets for the two last years, or single ones for every Month</p>
<p>A Collection of Speeches of the Right Honourable Henry late Earl of Warrington.</p>
<p>Lately-lost, A Bunch of Keys, six or seven in number, with two Steel Seals: Whoever brings them to Richard Baldwin near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, shall have Five Shillings Reward.</p>
<p>These are to give notice to all persons for the benefit of the Publick, That W. Elmy, Professor of Physick, and Operator, of known Integrity, and above 25 years Practice liveth at the Blue Ball in Whole Bone Court, at the lower end of Bartholomew-Lane, by the Royal Exchange: Who most safely and expeditiously cures Deafness and Noise in the Ears, in any, of what Age soever, (if Curable) and at first sight, by Inspection, resolves the Patient if so or not, as most eminent Persons of Quality in this City can testify. He hath likewise a most excellent Gargarism or Mouth-Water, which will make Black or Yellow Teeth as White as Ivory in a few times using, and it will certainly cure the Scurvy, and all other Diseases incident to the Mouth, Teeth and Gums. The Glasses are of several Prices, with Directions That you may not mistake, my House is at the Blue Ball, as aforesaid, you may see it as you come into the Court.</p>
<p>On Ludgate-Hill, next door to the King's-Arms Tavern, near Fleetbridge, any person may be furnished with a Water for taking away the Freckles, Pimples, Worms, and Morphew in the Face; Elixir Satutis, Basamum Vita, Tinotura Vitoe An excellent Water for the Eyes. Ointments for the Rickets, Burns, Scalds, Wounds, Aches, Sprains, &c. Powders, Dentrifices, Elixirs, Effences, Oils, Spirits, &c. For the easing and curing of most Distempers incident to Human Bodies. Prepared and Sold by B. L.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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