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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171611050001"/>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</p>
<p>Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, being the 5th,6th,7th,8th, and 10th of this Instant November,1716. In the Third Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>1 Dec.1716.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon. Sir
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<p>The Jurors Names were as followeth:</p>
<p>London Jury</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17161105-1-person32" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , an Acquaintance of hers, and a Servant to some Person (as she said) of under pretence of recommending her is a her self to be Cook go to but be answer'd she go to the Ne he mightily pretty House, of the Maid, how two such Instances, found in London, she would; offering her Master with her in that; found her very busy the House, but did her to come looking depos'd, Several Persons in the same Day she to take The Prisoner 'd the her in</p>
<p>a silver Mug of depos'd the Prisoner came to her House under pretence of seeing Apartments for some of Sir
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<p>He was indicted a Second time for
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17161105-2-off10 t17161105-2-cd12"/> aforesaid. Francis Harrison, depos'd, he lost his Horse out of his Grounds the same Night Mr. Cawthorn lost his Steers. Mr. Stomp depos'd that he knowing that Mr. Harrison had lost a Horse, and seeing him in the Custody of one Carter at the Green Man at Carter who had set him there? and Carter reply'd, Mr. Will. Hartly; he thereupon gave notice to Mr. Harrison, who came and owned him. The Prisoner deny'd that he deliver'd any Horse to Carter: but the Jury considering the plainness of the Evidence, bought him in
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17161105-54-off288" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> feloniously stealing a Brass Porridge-Pot, value 6 s. </rs> the Goods of
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17161105-55-off293" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> privately stealing a Brass Chafingdish, value 2 s. </rs> the Property of
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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