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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171705010001"/>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, and Saturday, being the 1st,2d,3d and 4th of this Instant. May,1717. In the Third Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>14. May.1717.</p>
<p>BEfore the Right Hon. Sir
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<p>The Jurors Names were as followeth:</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>
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<p>He was indicted a second time for
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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>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17170501-9-off44" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> feloniously stealing a Cloth Pocket, val.2 d. a Silver Seal, val.1 s. and 4 s.6 d. in Mony </rs>, from the person of
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<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17170501-9-defend64 t17170501-9-defloc46"/> she was thrown down in the dirt and her Pocket pulled from her. Another Person depos'd, That passing by the Woman and seeing her on the ground, and hearing she was robb'd, he follow'd the Prisoner as far as Burlington-House and took him and the Pocket upon him. The Prisoner pretended that the Pocket was dropp'd by two Men and he took it up: but this pretence did not avail, but the Jury found him
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>He was indicted a Second time with one
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<note>[Fine. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prisoners being asked what they had to say in Arrest of Judgement, Chessey insisted upon a promise of the Court that he should have the Tankard; but was answer'd, that he was promised so such thing, but only he should after Tryal have what was his Rights: That as he, being convict, had no legal Right to any thing, all being forfeited; much less had be any to the Tackard, which had been Purchased with part of the money gotten by the Robbery for which he stood convicted.
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171705010007"/> Estates and Debts,&c. destroyed, asserting there were Packets of Bonds, Obligations and Deeds; and as he had been the person that prevented so great a calamity, that would have affected all the Western parts of England, even as far as the Land's End, he hoped the Recorder would represent him as an object of his Majesty's mercy. But he was answered, that tho' Writings should be by such accidents destroyed, persons did not therefore lose their Estates; nor was it credible that Deeds of Estates, or such like things, were, or could be sent inclos'd in Letters by the Post. However, he would represent to the King the case as it really was.</p>
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