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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171802270001"/>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>Thursday and Friday, being the 27th and 28th of February, 1717. In the Fourth Year 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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<note>[Whipping. 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>[Branding. 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>[Branding. 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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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person235" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, That he having been out was come home and knocking at his Master's (Esq; Ballasis ) Door in Lisle-Street , between nine and ten a-Clock at Night; he saw the Marquels and the Deceased pass by and heard Niccolo say, Tous les Jours ; and having passed him while he stood knocking, he perceived the Prisoner pursue the Deceased with something in his Hand held up, and heard the Servant in a violent manner cry out, Garde, Garde, Garde, near ten times, and then took hold of a Post; and the Prisoner walked by with something under his Arm, but whether Stick or Sword he could not say positively, but did believe it to be a Sword; and the Marquess being gone past him, Niccolo never spoke more, but fell to the Ground; and then the Marquess took to his heels and made up Gerard-Street; upon which he and
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person236" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who came upon the Out-cry, examin'd the Street, and were positive that there were no Persons in the Street at that time but the Marquess and Niccols, and himself knocking at his Master's Door; and that there being some Lights reflecting, and himself being in the Dark, he had so perfect a view of the Marquess's Face, that he was sure he was the very same Person, and swore postively to it. He added likewise, that as well as he could then distinsguish, he had on a Red Coat.</p>
<p>The Prisoner pretending he could not speak or understand English, had an Interpreter allow'd him, who being sworn. told the Marquess in French what the Evidence said in English; and the Court bid him ask the Marquess if he would ask the Witnesses any Questions; whereupon he ask'd him what colour'd Clothes he had one who said to the best of his Judgment, Scarlet. To which he reply'd very angrily, That whatsoever he had deposed was all Lies; for he had no Red Coat on that Day, and that he would anon disprove all he had said.</p>
<p>The next Evidence was
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<p>
<persName id="t17180227-44-person238"> Margaret Clay
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person238" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> deposed, that She being at a Window that looked into Lisle-Street, Saw a Gentleman and his Servant pass along, and immediately heard the Footman cry out violently, and immediately the Footman fell down dead near the Lady Bellasis's Door.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17180227-44-person239"> John Rucks
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person239" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, That as he was at his Master's (Esq; Elmys) House in Lisle-Street, he heard a Noise and Out-cry in the Street, and running up Stairs heard a Man groan at Esquire Bellasis's Door, and saw a tall Man pass by him, and no other Person in the Street; and that by Shape and Stature he did verily believe it was the Prisoner the Marquess; and that when he passed by, Niccolo was fallen on the Ground.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17180227-44-person240"> Benjamin Forster
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person240" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, That he hearing the Out-cry as he was at home in Lisle-Street, ran out, and that then there was no body to be seen in the Street, but a Gentleman that came down the Street keeping the Coach-way, and that he had either a Sword or Stick under his Left Arm, and his Right Hand upon it; and that he was in Red Clothes, and that as he passed along hastily he turned back several times looking behind him as it were, to see if any Body followed him, and turned up Gerard-Street; that by his Stature and Shape he verily believed the Marquess to be the Person; that then stepping to the Deceased, be and another found him dead, and opened him to find his Wounds; and examining his Pockets, they found some Papers by which they discover he belonged to the Marquess de Paleotti; and that the Deceased had in his Pocket one Shilling and one Penny.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17180227-44-person241"> William Spicer
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, that he living at St. James's kept a Sutler's House, and that the Marquess had for some time been his Lodger, and that he was always want to come Home pretty late, and have a Supper and much Attendance, and his Room illuminated and a Fire in it; but that Night he did not see him come in; but was told by the Maid, who went up Stairs between ten and eleven a-Clock, that the Marquess was in Bed, though none in the House knew he was at Home.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17180227-44-person242"> Elizabeth Newman
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> confirmed what her Master had said; adding, that she going through the Marquess's Room to put her Master's Grandchild to Bed, she not thinking the Marquess to be there, he put back the Curtains and ask'd for his Man Niccols; to which she answer'd he was not come home; and that he reply'd that he was, for he had put him to Bed; and told her several times that he was asleep in some Chair in the Room. She added, that neither she, nor any of the Family, knew he was come in; and that he got into Bed without the Bed being made, without any Candle, or any Fire that could give any Light.</p>
<p>Mr. Spicer added, That the next Morning the Marquess got out of Bed, and knocking he went, and when he came the Marquess asked him for his Man Niccolo; to which he reply'd, he did not come in that Night. And that just about that time one Mr. Belon came and told the Marquess that Niccolo was found murthered; upon which in a sort of hurry of Mind , he went to dress him, and called for his Grey Clothes, which he fetched him; then he dressed himself and went out: and as it appeared, went to the Bilhop of Salisbury's (very probably thinking to find Sanctuary in the Bishop's House, as in a Church or Cloyster in Popish Countries) where it seems he behaved himself so rudely, making a sort of a Riot. that his Sword was taken from him, and sent to Justice Gore's; which Sword was produced in Court by
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<p>
<persName id="t17180227-44-person244"> John Wilkinson
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<p>Mr. Dubasamel deposed , that after the apprehending of the Marquess de Paleotti, be discoursing with him in the Guard-Chamber, he told him that on the 11th Day of February his Servant
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="171802270007"/> with him on the other side of the Water, and that they returning in the Afternoon he went to see a Lady and supp'd with her, and his Man Nicccalo waited on them at Supper, and that he went to wait on the Lady home, and she would go through a dark Alley, and he would not go with her: that Niccalo went with him almost home, and that then he lost him; and that he went into his Lodging and went to Bed by 10 of the Clock. Mr. Dubasamel said, upon this he told the Marquess, that the Account he had given his Landlord, &c. which differ'd from what he then said, would be made use of in Court against him: upon which the Marquess chased, and in a Haughty Air reply'd, What, did he suffer himself to be interrogated by such a one as he? and fell to kicking of him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17180227-44-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the Surgeon, depos'd. That being sent for to view the Deceas'd he found the Wound was 7 Inches deep and a quarter of an Inch broad; that it penetrated into the Left Lobe of his Lungs and into the Heart, and was satisfied it was the Cause of his Death, and that the Wound was not given with a hollow Blade, but with such a Sword as was produced in Court, and sworn to be the Prisoner's.</p>
<p>The Marquess when he came to make his Defence, having an Interpreter allow'd him (who was sworn for that purpose) pleaded total Innocence as to the Murder of John Niccalo, saying, he had no Ill-will against him, nor had any Cause; and if he had, he had another way of punishing him, which was by Martial Law, he being his Servant and a Soldier of his own Troop. He then owned they did go out together in the Morning; that they went to the other side of the Water, and coming back in the Evening went to a Tavern near Lincolns Inn Fields and supped, about 8 of the Clock; that they went away together, and Niccalo went along with him as far as home, and asked him at the Door to let him step some where and he would return presently, so he went to bed without Niccalo's putting him to bed, and never saw him since. Being ask'd by the Court, why he told the Maid that Niccalo put him to bed? He denied he ever said so. Being ask'd by the Court how he came to go so suddenly to bed without Attendance, Light, Fire, or his Bed made? He answer'd there was a Fire that gave him Light, and that the Bed was made. Tho' the Maid being examined again as to that Matter, she swore the Bed wasnot made, nor was there any Fire that gave any manner of Light. But at last he grew unsatisfied with his Interpreter, affronting him, so that he frequently desired the Court to excuse him from the Office, saying, that he did not like him because he did not make an Appearance great enough for him. But the Court being very well satisfied with his Capacity for the Office, thought it needless to do, till at last by the unhandsome Carriage of the Prisoner, and the frequent Request of the Gentleman who they had appointed to be his Interpreter, they did condescend to gratify them both, and prevailed with a Worthy Justice of the Peace to humour the Marquess so far as to be his Interpreter, with whom he seemed to be a little better pleased, and made the Defence following. That had he not been innocent of the Murther of Niccalo, he would not have staid to be taken, for that his Sister the Dutchess of Shrewsbury sent him 50 Guineas and some Jewels to have made his Escape, and added, that when he and his Man came from the other side of the Water they went to the Tavern in Lincolns Inn Fields, and that there he sent out for some Gentlewomen, and that he went along with them in a Coach, and being about half way his Man Niccalo desired him to let him go somewhere and he gave him leave, and he never saw him since. And some other Questions being put to him by the Court, he said he did not know what became of his Man; for the People of the Tavern in Lincolns Inn Fields well knew that his Man Niccalo was enquired for there, and went away, and they knew better what became of him than he did. And thus he contradicted himself three or four several times. At last he would have and his Tryal put off, saying, he had not had time enough to produce Evidences, but was answered by the Court he had sufficient Notice, having been committed fourteen Days, and that he himself had desired the Court by Mr. Lorrain that his Tryal might be brought on at that time. Upon the whole. his Defence being trifling and contradictious, the Jury considering the matter, brought him in
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<note>[Death. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Tryals being over the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth:</p>
<p>Received Sentence of Death, 12.</p>
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<persName id="s17180227-1-person248"> Ann Smith
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<interp inst="s17180227-1-person248" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , A - E -,
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<p>Burnt in the Hand, 17.</p>
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<persName id="s17180227-1-person268"> Mary Cole
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<persName id="s17180227-1-person271"> Edward Higgins
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<interp inst="s17180227-1-person271" type="given" value="Edward"/>
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<persName id="s17180227-1-person272"> Judith Barby
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<p>To be Whipt, 6.</p>
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<persName id="s17180227-1-person280"> Ann Smith
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<interp inst="s17180227-1-person280" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , A - E -, Mary Lovelock, Elizabeth Storey and Mary Scott, Pleaded their Bellies: And a Jury of Matrons being impannell'd , they found A -E -,
<persName id="s17180227-1-person281"> Elizabeth Storey
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<interp inst="s17180227-1-person281" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and
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<interp inst="s17180227-1-person282" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> with Quick Child, and
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<interp inst="s17180227-1-person283" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> and
<persName id="s17180227-1-person284"> Mary Lovelock
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<p>In the Press and will speedily be publish'd, a Compleat Collection of all the most remarkable Tryals that have been at the Sessions-House in the Old Baily for more than Forty Years last past ; her Murthers, High Way Robbing, Piracy, House-breaking, Foot-padding, Shop-lifting , Rapes, Sodomy , Fortune-stealing, Trepanning, Kidnapping, Forgery, Perjury, notorious Frauds and Cheats; together with an Account of the Lives and most memorable Exploits of the most notorious of those Malefactors. Collected from the Original, Books of Tryal, and the Papers of Mr.
<persName id="a17180227-1-person285"> Paul London
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person285" type="surname" value="London"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person285" type="given" value="Paul"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Mr. Wynes, Mr. Allen, Mr. Smith, the several Ordinaries of Newgate. Even from the very first Printing of them, down to the present Line; and from other Authentick Narratives. And particularly these Tryals, Lives, Behaviour, &c. following, Of Clot. Via Lieutenant
<persName id="a17180227-1-person286"> Stern
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person286" type="given" value="Stern"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person286" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , and Botoski the Polendes, for the Murder of Esquire Thynne;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person287"> Roger Congden
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person287" type="given" value="Roger"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murder of Madam Getiings, her Child and Maid;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person288"> Margaret Murtel
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person288" type="given" value="Margaret"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person288" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , or the Murther of Madam Pullien;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person289"> John Jewlier
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person289" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and
<persName id="a17180227-1-person290"> William Butler
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person290" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person290" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murther of Madam L Grand; CreySimon, the Murther of his Father-in-Law;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person291"> James Selby
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person291" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person291" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murther of
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person292" type="given" value="Mary"/>
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<persName id="a17180227-1-person293"> Peter Dremani
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person293" type="given" value="Peter"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person293" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murther of his Wife;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person294"> Edmund Audley
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person294" type="given" value="Edmund"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person294" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murther of Madam Bulevant;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person295"> Harman Stodrman
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person295" type="given" value="Harman"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murther of
<persName id="a17180227-1-person296"> Peter Wakers
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person296" type="surname" value="Wakers"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person296" type="given" value="Peter"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person296" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> his Fellow Prentice;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person297"> Gerard Dromclius
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person297" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="a17180227-1-person298"> Michael Van Berg
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person298" type="given" value="Michael"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person298" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Katherins,
<persName id="a17180227-1-person299"> Van Berg
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person299" type="given" value="Van"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person299" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , for the Murther of Mr. Norice; The Brother of Gweester for killing Mr. Cooper the Constable in May-Fair;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person300"> Roger Lowen
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person300" type="given" value="Roger"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person300" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murther of Mr. Loyd;
<persName id="a17180227-1-person301"> John Morgidge
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person301" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person301" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for the Murder of Capt. Caps; Mayned, Brovins and Marsh, for the Murther of Stocton the Victualler: and many other remarkable Murthers. Of Highway Men, the Lives, Tryals, Confessions, &c. of
<persName id="a17180227-1-person302"> Claude da Vel
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Old Mh the Golden Farmer, Capt.
<persName id="a17180227-1-person303"> James Whitney
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="a17180227-1-person304"> Abraham Stency
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Capt.
<persName id="a17180227-1-person305"> Edmund Sool
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and many more notorious Highway-Men. As to Piracy, the Tryal, &c. of Capt. KM, and his Crew, Capt. Culliford and his Crew, Cap. Guitter and 73 of his Crew.
<persName id="a17180227-1-person306"> Francis Salisbury
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person306" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person306" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a Clergyman, &c. for Counterfeiting the Stamps on Paper, &c.
<persName id="a17180227-1-person307"> Samuel Oldersham
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person307" type="given" value="Samuel"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , &c. for Counterfeiting Exchequer Bills. Sir
<persName id="a17180227-1-person308"> John Blackham
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person308" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for coining Dutch Shillings. Fouder, Scanlen, Goff, and more, for Robbing the GoldSmiths in Boswel Court.
<persName id="a17180227-1-person309"> Mathew Wilkinson
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person309" type="given" value="Mathew"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person309" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a Popish Priest, for absolving
<persName id="a17180227-1-person310"> Elizabeth Rich
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person310" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="a17180227-1-person310" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> of her Sins: and many more notorious Criminals of all Kinds, too many to inserted here; which Collection is brought down to the Present Time.</p>
<p>I
<persName id="a17180227-1-person311"> James Davis
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person311" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , at his Majesty's printing House in Black Fryars, was about seven Years ago seized with a violent Fever, which settling first in my feet, and then flying into my Hand , and all over my Body, attended with a prodigious Swelling and inflamation, made me uncapable of getting out of my Bed for several Months, and so has continued ever sure , excepting some small Intervals. I had the Adv ice of several eminent Physicians and Surgeons, who by the various removings of my Distempers, knew not what to call it, yet order'd me Medicines, but to no Purpose. About three Years ago I went to St. Batholomew's Hospital , and was an Out Patient several Months, where the Physicians told me it was violent GOUT, but could have no Ease. Having thus had the Advice of the Learned without Success, I began to hearken to every bodies Instructions, sending for and taking all the Medicines I could hear off. And as the Expence was large, so was their number I think innumerable , which only added to my Misfortune, not hearing of any Person so violently afflicted as my self. Being in this miserable Conditions, and given over by all articurable, the Gout still increasing so violently, that my Joints became so Knitted, that I was render'd quite unable to follow my Business, and difficult to all some time ago , I was recommended by a Gentleman to the Anti-Arthritick Medicines mention'd in a new System of the GOUT and RHEUMATISM, gives gti Up one Pair of Stairs at the Sign of the Anodyne.</p>
<p>NECKLACE, without Temple-Bar. I had not taken above two Days before I found a great Alteration. The GOUT, which was then in my Stomach, abaied , and by a Continuance of those Remedies I still grew sensibly better every Day: so that I am now free from all Pains and Suffress in my Joints, and as well in Health and Strength as ever I was in my Life. This Benefit I have received by God's Blessing: and those i e. inable Remedies being so very great. I desire this may be published for the Good of others . The Irish of which I am eay to testify, living in Printing House-street in Black Fryers .</p>
<p>Octob. 6. 1717. James Davis</p>
<p>Some BOOKS printed for and sold by Edmund parker as its Bible and Crown in Lomhard Street, near Stocks Market. AESO P's Fables, with Morals and Reflections, as improv'd by Sir Roger L'Edvange , done into Variety of English ve illustrated with Cts curiously engrav'd on Copper Plates . The Second Edition. price bound 2 s. 6d.</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. Note, There are some printed on fine paper, bound up with Cuts. pr. 8 d.</p>
<p>For the Compleating of Psalmody . The Devout Singer's Guide; containing all the Common Tunes now in Use, with Select Portions of the Psalms adapted to each Tune, and Roles for singing Treble and Bass. To which is prefix'd, Directions for Parish Clerks in the Choice of proper Psalms on most Occasions . Recommended by the best Singing Masters. The second Edition, 800 . price bound 1 s.</p>
<p>The Daily Self-Examinant: Or, An earnest Persuative to the Duty of Daily Self-Examination; with Devout Prayers, Meditations, Directions and Ejaculations for an Holy Life and Happy Death, By R. Warren, D.D. 6th Edit. price bound 6 d. 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. Michael in Cornhil , London. The Third Edition. Price bound 6 d.</p>
<p>Mr. Jordaine Duodecimal Arithmetick, being the most Concise and Exact Method extant. in Three Books. Containing Notation, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplications, Division, Reduction, Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots, Rule of Proportion Direct and Reverse , Duodecimally performed, and very Practically applied to the measuring of all sorts of Supersties, and Solids, as Board, Glass, &c. Timber, Stone &c . the Gauging of all sorts of Brewers Tons and Casks , &c. and that with more Ease and Expedition, than by vulgar or Decimal Arithmetick. Very useful for all sorts of Men, as well Gentlemen as others, but especially for Merchants, Writing matters, and all Measuring Artificers. And all the Rules made Plain, and Easie for the meanest Capacity. 800 . Price Bound 2 s. 6 d.</p>
<p>For the Good of the Publick</p>
<p>Whereas several Gentlewomen and others of that Sex, in this Kingdom, have contracted an evel Habit of Body, wherein the vicious Humours, at first dispers'd thro' the Whole, came 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 turns Cancerous, and often proves Paral . I cure the Diabetes when given over by all other Persons. This is to acquaint all such as may have occasion, that a speedy Relief is to be had from an Experienc'd Midwise dwelling at the Sign of the Queen's Arms, a Watch-Makers, near Emetr Exchange in the Straud , who perform'd a Cure upon a Lady at the Bath , after she was given over by the Physicians, and Since has Cured several Gentlewomen and others in the City and Suburbs of London. I should not have put my self in Publick Print, but to sutisly the Afflicted where they may have present Ease and Relief.</p>
<p>This is to acquint the Curious ,</p>
<p>THere is to seen at the Grocers , next Door to the Duke of Mgh's Head in FleetStreet, a new and</p>
<p>Wonderful Fire-Eater: Who Eats such vast quantities of combustible Matters , that he ashtvaisherth all Mankind that ever betteld him: His Fellow is not in the World. In short, he eats Fire and Brimborn like Saltmander, and follows Flint-stones like an Ostrich: With divers other great Curiocities which must be referr'd to his Quarto Bills. Prices, 2s. 6d. 1s 6d. and 1s.</p>
<p>Note the Astronomical and MUSICAL-CLOCK,</p>
<p>A Piece of Art not yet parall'd: its Performances so curious, is Harmony so delightful, and its Variety of Parts so surprizing , as can't be conceiv'd by any but those that see in. 'Twas made by
<persName id="a17180227-1-person312"> Christopher Pinchbeck
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<interp inst="a17180227-1-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . was never shown before, and is to be seen at the same Place, but is a Seperate Show.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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