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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171706060001"/>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>Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, being the 6th,7th, and 8th of this Instant June,1717: In the Third Tear of His MAJESTY's Reign.</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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<interp inst="t17170606-1-victim33" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prosecutor's Servant deposed, That her Mistress hearing a noise, sent her up stairs, and that she going, met the Prisoners at the stairs-head, and one of them smiling upon her, she, thinking she had known him, return'd him a smile, but soon perceiving her mistake, ran down, giving her Master and Mistress notice that there were Rogues in the house. The or deposed , That he, his Wife, and
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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>[Death. 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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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Death -respited for pregnancy. 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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<p>Receiv'd Sentence of Death,8.</p>
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<p>Burnt in the Hand,11.</p>
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<p>To be Whipt,9</p>
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<persName id="s17170606-1-person320"> Mary Connyers
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<p>Some BOOKs printed for and sold by
<persName id="a17170606-1-person321"> Edward Packer
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<interp inst="a17170606-1-person321" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="a17170606-1-person321" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> as the Bible and Crown is Lombard Sccoet, near Stock Market .</p>
<p>THE Daily Self-Examinant: Or, An earnest Persuative to the Duty of Daily Self-Examination; with Devout Prayers, Medications, Directions and Ejaculations for an Holy Life and Happy Death. The 6th Edition. Price bound 6 d.</p>
<p>The Devout Christian's Preparative to Death. Written by Eraf , now render'd into English. To which are added Meditations, Prayers and Directions for Sick and Dying Persons. Recommended as proper to be given at Funerals. The 6th Edition. Price bound 6 d. or two Gaines per Hundred to those that give them away. Both by
<persName id="a17170606-1-person322"> Robert Warrew D
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<interp inst="a17170606-1-person322" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . D. Rector of Clarlton in Kent.</p>
<p>The London New Method and Art of Teaching Children to Spell and Read; so as they may, without the Help of any other Books, read the Bible in less than twelve Months. Note, This Way of Teaching is approved by most School Masters as the best. Price bound 6 d. with great Allowance to those who sell or give them away.</p>
<p>Athnetick made case, according to the New Method now taught and practis'd in London. Wherein the Rules of that necessary Art are briefly explain'd and illustrated with familiar Examples as may suit the meanest Capacity, if they desire to learn it. To which is added a Succinet Treatise of Decimal Fractions, with compleat Tables, Rules, and Examples demonstrating the same. The like not extant in any other Treatise of this Nature. The 4th Edition. By
<persName id="a17170606-1-person323"> John Copeland
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<interp inst="a17170606-1-person323" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="a17170606-1-person323" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Writing-Master. Price bound 1 s.</p>
<p>Maximum in Minimo: Or, Mr. Feremiah Rich's Pen's Dexterity compleated. Being the plainest and easiest Method of writing Short-Hand. To which are added, the Terms of the Law compleat in Characters at length; being of great Use to all Lawyers and others who take Tryals at lage in Cours. Never done till now. By Samual The while curiously engrav'd on 30 Copper-Plates, Price 1 s.6 d.</p>
<p>The Protestant on : Or, The main Principles of Religion own'd by the Diffenters, agreeable to the Articles and Homilies of the Church of England,8 c. Price 3 d.</p>
<p>The Benefit of Early Piety, recommended to all Young Persons, and particularly to those of the City of London. By W. Smythies , late Morning Lecturer of St. Micheal in London. The Third Edition. Price bound 6 d.</p>
<p>Mr. Jordeine's Duodecimal Arithmetic, being the most Concise and Exact Method extant. In Three Books. Containing Notation, Addition, Sabtraction, Multiplication, Division, Reduction, Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots, Rule of Proportion Direct and Reverse, Daodecimally performed, and very Practically applied to the measuring of all facts of Sopersicies , and Solids, as Board, Gloss ,&c., Timber, Stone,&c. the Guaging of all forts of Brewers Tuns and Casks ,&c. and that with more Ease and Expedition, than by Vulgar or Decimal Arithmetick . Very Useful for all forts of Men, as well Gentlemen as others, but especially for Merchants, Writing Masters and all Measuring Artificers . And all the Rules made Plain, and Basie for the meanest Capacity.8 Price Bound 2 s.6 d.</p>
<p>THE most excellent BALSAMICK WATER, being the greatest Preservative of Health in Nature, that in 50 Years Study of Physick I could find out, needs not much to be said in its Commendation, for it will recommend it self; and I have no other Interest in making of it Publick, but for the Satisfaction of my Friends, and the general Good of Mankind, and that it may not die with me. I don't (like the English Quack) say that it cures all Distempers ; but it infalbibly keeps the Body in good Health, and defends it from all infections Airs and distempers , by taking 3 Spoonfuls of it in half a Pinc of warm Ale, a Glass of White Wine, Tea, or any other Liquid It may be taken by all Persons, of what Age or Sex soever, at any time of the Day, without Consinement or Hinderance of Business , according to the printed Directions given with it. It prevents Consumptions, and cures them it not too far gone; it relieves the Tiffick and Shortness of Breat; cures in the Lungs, or in any part of the Body; it all ctions, and intallibly all forts or Warms in Young or Old. It cures the Yellow and Black dice, pecty, ltch , and Scald Heads. It certainly eradicates that reigning Distemper the Scurvey; chears the Spirits, strengthens the Stomach, and creates a good Appetite. I recommend it to all Child-bearing Women, it preserving the Insant from those Infirmitics that Children are generally affected with, par the whole Mass of Blood, renders the Skin beautiful and clear, and causes easy Delivery. Likewise I recommend it to Sea-faring Men that Trade to the East or West Indies, or those Countries where Fevers or the Plagne are infections. When all other Remedies fail, this excellent Balsastick Water drives out the Small Pox or Measles, and keeps them from the Stomach or Throat, preventing that Soreness which generally accompanies, and often proves fatal in that Distemper; and also prevents the Small Pox or any other infections Distemper, from Spreading in a Family. It's excellent for Gentlemen after hard Drinking, far exceeding any thing; it discharges the Body from the Imparity of bad Wine, and cleanses it from all Scorbutick Spots, Scane, oritoyls , by bathing outwardly; and cures all Old Sures and Green Wounds, by washing the Place with it; and all sorts of fore Mouths caused by inward Heat or Canker. It is also excellent for all Persons that drink the Waters, causing them to pas . and evacuate whatever Humours offend the Body. This excellent Balsamick Water is put up in half Pint Bottles, at 2 s.6 d. each Bottle, with Directions at large for the Taking and use of it, which being close Stopp'd, retains its Virtue in all Climates; for the older it grows, the better it is: It generally gives one Stool, and works off by Urine. This excellent Balsa Water is made by none but my self: and, to prevent Counterseits , is sold only at Mr. ker's , Book-seller, at the Bible and Crown in Lombard-Street, near Stocks-Market, sealed with a Lin and Dagger. Perform'd by</p>
<p>HENDRICK VANDOR</p>
<p>For the Good of the Publick</p>
<p>Whereas several Gentlewomen and others of that Sex, in this Kingdom, here contracted an evil Habit of Body, wherein the vicious Humours, at first dispers'd thro' the Whole , come at length to be lodg'd in one Part or another, and many times, for Causes too long to be here mentioned, are thrown down upon the Womb, occasioning a dangerous Weakness in that Part, which being neglected , at last times Cancerous, and often proves Fatal. I cure the Diabetes when gives over by all other Persons. This is to acquaint all such as may have occation, that a speedy Relief is to be had from an Experienc'd Midwife, dwelling at the Sign of the Queen's Arms, a Watch-Makers, near Excter Excharge in the Strand, who perform'd a Cure upon a Lady at the Bast, after she was given over by the Physicians, and since has Cured several Gentlewomen and others in the City and Subarbs of London. I should not have put my self in Publick Print, but to satisfy the Afflicted where they may have present Ease and Relief.</p>
<p>I Testify that my Child was so troubled with Fifts from the very hard Breeding of its Teeth, that its Life was desair'd of; but by only wearing the Celebrated NECKLACE recommended by Dr. Chamberlen for Children's Teeth, it presently recover'd, and is now as well as ever it was in its Life, never having had so much as One Fit after the Necklace was bung about its Neck, and has worn the Necklace now about 9 Months. This I am willing should be publish'd for the Good of other Children. Job Hodkinson, Gardiner, at the
<persName id="a17170606-1-person324"> Flower Pot
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<p>NECKLACE</p>
<p>Price 5 s. with Directions in English and French for wearing it, is to be had Only up one Pair of Stairs at the Sign of this Necklace, next to the Rose Tavern without Temple Bar; at the Golden Key in Kingstreet, Westminster; at Mrs. Garway's at the Royal Exchange Gate, and at Mr. Cooper's a Toyshop, the corner of Charles Court in the Strand. At which Places is given Gratis, The 19th Edition of the Practical Scheme of Secrets Injuries and Broken Constitations, by Fast Living, former ill Cures, Salivations, and Mercury: Together with the Philosophical ESSAY, dedicated to the Royal Society, upon this admirable Necklace.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for J. Phillips ; by M. Jenoar against St. Sepulchres Back Gate in Gilt Spur Street old by J. Roberts near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick Lame.1717 are taken in.(Price 3 d.)</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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