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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171602220001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, AND
<p>Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the Old Bayly,</p>
<p>On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, being the 22d, 23d, 24th, and 25th, of February, 17 15/16. In the Second Year of His MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>BEfore the Right Hon. Sir
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<p>The Jurors were as followeth:</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Edward Perciuall.</p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17160222-39-off221 t17160222-39-cd222"/>. last. It appear'd the Prisoner, and the other Woman, came to Mrs. Tibby's and cheapned a Leg of Mutton; but that not pleasing, they fix'd upon a leg with the Loyn, which were to be separated; upon which Tomlins went in; and whilst Mrs. Tibby was employ'd in cutting off the loyn, pick'd her pocket; after which, the Mutton no longer pleasing, they went away: but Mrs. Tibby presently missing her Money, call'd them back and said, there was another which would serve their purpose; upon which the Prisoner came back, and the Prosecutor charg'd her with the Fact, and told her the Money she lost was a half Crown, 3 Shillings, 3 plain Sixpences, and all the rest crooked; and then made her pull out the Money in her Pocket, which was just the Sum she mention'd. The Prisoner denied it; but being an old Offender, the Jury found her
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17160222-53-defend300 t17160222-53-defloc302"/>, were indicted the Men as Principals, in
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-off303" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/> breaking the House of
<persName id="t17160222-53-victim302" type="victimName"> Edward Juby
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-victim302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in the Night-time, and stealing thence 120 Hats, Value 50 l. and other Goods </rs>; and the Women as
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-off304" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17160222-53-off304" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/> Accessories in receiving the same, knowing them to be stole </rs>. One Marshal, who was concerned in the Fact, made himself an Evidence that Hunter, Onton, and Wilkinson, were with him and took away the Goods, and that Payne bought several of them for 1s. 6d. a piece, and knew where they had stole them. There were a great many circumstances to .which but weakly affected Ascit and Styles, who were
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-verdict305" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> acquitted </rs>, but the other Prisoners were all found
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<p>Thomas Hunter alias Thorpe, Elizabeth Payne alias Cotterell, alias Scott, Elizabeth Askit and Christine Stylesof St. Paul Shadwell were a second time indicted for
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-off307" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17160222-53-off307" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/> breaking open the Dwelling-house of
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-victim304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in the Night-time, and taking thence thence of 80 Yards of Checque Linnen, Value 8 l. 22 Pair of Stockings 5 l. several Handkerchiefs, Drawers, Shirts, Pieces of Muslin, and other Linnen </rs>, on the
<rs id="t17160222-53-cd308" type="crimeDate">10th of Jan</rs>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17160222-53-off307 t17160222-53-cd308"/>. last. Hunter was taken with some of the Goods upon his back; and Marshal swore he was concern'd with him in the Fact, and that Payne bought the stockings for and was privy to the Robbery. Given the whole evidence, the Jury found Hunter
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<interp inst="t17160222-53-verdict309" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs> of Burglary, Payne
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<p>
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<note>[Hunter, Onion, Wilkinson: Death. See summary.]</note>