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<p>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, AND</p>
<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>Friday and Saturday, being the 15th and 16th of this Instant January, 1719. In the Sixth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable 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>Mr. Tannet confirm'd his being at Supper that Night, with Mr. Lund and some others at Mr. Griffin's House, and his and Mr. Lund's being called down by him, his finding her in the little Parlour, the raising of her on her Breech, and clearing the Blood from her Wound and Mouth, and the several Questions and Answers, and that the Deceased declared three times that her Mistress had done it, as before in Mr. Lund's Evidence; and farther deposed that he helpt her up to Bed, and lent Mr. Griffin his Knife to cut the Deceased's Stays, who after they had undress'd her and laid her on the Bed, placed it by her, and he (Mr. Tannet) asking Mr. Griffin for his Knife again, he reply'd, what signifies it; but he reach'd over the Deceased's Body, and (moving it a little) took it. That he observed the Kitchen and Parlour mopp'd up and strewed over with Sand; and that a Lock of Hair stood out on each side the Prisoner's Head, as if she had been dragg'd by them; that he bound up her Arm when it was cut as aforesaid; and that he enquir'd for the Weapon with which this Bloody Fact was comitted, and Mr. Griffin answer'd that he did not know where it was, but he would search for it; and that he has often heard the Prisoner abuse the Deceased.</p>
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<p>Mr. Hawkins (the Surgeon) deposed, that he was sent for about 7 or 8 a Clock at Night; that he went through the Kitchen into a Room behind it, where the Deceased sat in a Chair supported by Two Persons; that he probed her Wound, which penetrated into her Breast, and that all the Symptoms of Death were upon her; that they had her up Stairs and laid her on the Bed, and that he desired the Man of the House to carry up some clean Linnen, she being very Bloody that he and Mr. Knockells opened her, and found a large Quantity of Blood in her Breast, and the Wound near through her Heart, and by the shape of the Wound, he judged it must be done with an Instrument small at the point and growing wider, as a Bayonet or large Iron Scure: And there having been a Report given out that she was with Child, they opened the Womb, and found all the Demonstrations that she was not.</p>
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<p>Mr. Smith deposed, that his Wife coming back with this strange Story, he went to Mr. Knockells, knockt him up, and desired him to go along with him to the Deceased; that they went up Stairs, and found the Deceased dead on the Floor, stript and a Bloody Cloth over her.</p>
<p>Mr. Knockells deposed, that he found the Deceased on the Floor naked, with a Sheet over her; that he went to probe the Wound, but his Probe was not long enough, wherefore he desired Mr. Griffin to lend him a Large Scure; which he refused, saying, you will tear her Flesh, here has been a Surgeon already, and there's no Occasion. That himself and Mr. Hawkins opened her, and that 3 Pints or 2 Quarts of Blood poured out of the Wound, which was 9 or 10 Inches deep, quite through the Lungs, and almost through
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<p>The Prisoner in her Defence protested her Innocence; and urged as a Proof thereof, that she did not fly; which she would have done, if she had not been conscious to her self of her own Innocency, having Opportunity enough to go away before she was taken up: She also observed that when M. Lund and Mr. Tannet gave their Evidence before the Coroner's Inquest, that they then deposed that the Deceased, when ask'd by Mr. Lund who did it, said only Miss-not Mistress, which they now swear. She also called the following Evidence.</p>
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<p>Receiv'd Sentence of Death, 11.</p>
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<p>Burnt in the Hand, 1.</p>
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<p>To be Transported, i8.</p>
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<p>The Six Women Pleaded their Bellies, and a Jury of Matrons being impannelled, found
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<p>Some BOOKS printed for and sold by
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<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 ome 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 Rules for singing Treble and Bass. To which is added, A Table shewing at one View what Psalms and Hymns are proper to each Tune both in the Old Version of Mr. Hopkins and Mr. Sternhold, and in the New Version of Dr. Brady and Mr. Tate. And Directions for Parish Clerks in the Choice of proper Psalms on most Occasions. B. S. Shenton; and Recommended by P. Joynson, D. Warner, and other Singing-Masters. The Fourth Edition; to which is added Five Tunes, containing their Cansus, Medius and Bassus, not in the former Editions. Price bound 1 s.</p>
<p>Aesop's Fables, with Morals and Reflections, as improv'd by Sir Roger L'Estrange, done into Variety of English Verse. Illustrated with Cuts curiously engrav'd on Copper Plates. Very useful to Divert and Instruct Young Gentlemen and Ladies in the Conduct of Human Life. The Fourth Edition. Price bound 2 s. 6 d.</p>
<p>Arithmetick made easie, according to the New Method now taught and practis'd in London. Where in the Rules of that necessary Art are briefly explain'd, and illustrated with such familiar Examples as may suit the meanest Capacity, if they desire to learn it. To which is added a Succinct 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 Fourth Edition. By John Copeland, Writing-Master. Price bound 1 s.</p>
<p>A Guide to English Juries: Setting forth their Antiquity, Power and Duty, from the Common Law and Statutes. With a Table. By a Person of Quality. Also a Letter to the Author upon the same Subject. Price 1 s.</p>
<p>Orders, By Laws, and Ordinances for the good Government and Regulating of the Persons Licensed to Keep and Drive Hackney-Coaches, and their Renters and Drivers Made, Publish'd and Declar'd by the Commissioners; and Allowed and Approved by the Lord Chancellor and Judges as the Law directs. Price 3 d.</p>
<p>Books Printed for Daniel Prate, as the Bible against York-Buildings in the Strand.</p>
<p>A Banquet for Gentlemen and Ladies, consisting of Nine Comical Novels, viz. The Treacherous Friend. The prodigal Reclaimed. The Jealous Husband, or Virginity restored. The Friendly Cheat. The Unfortunate Lover. Jealousie without a Cause. The Cruel Mother. The Cuckold turn'd Confessor. The Bacchanalians; intermix'd with many Pleasant and Delightful Tales and Stories. The Fifth Edition.</p>
<p>The Universal Jester: Or, A Compleat Book of Jests. Containing A pleasant Variety of English Jests, Irish Jests, Oxford Jests, Cambridge Jests, Coffee-House Jests, Novels, Bulls, Stories, Jokes, and Puns, &c. To which is added, Hell in an Uproar, or, A Scuffle between the Lawyers and Physicians for Superiority. A Satyr.</p>
<p>Female Policy detected or the Art of a Designing Woman laid open: By the Author of the London Spy. and Trip to Jamaica: Treating 1. of their Allurements, Inconstancy, Love, Revenge, Pride and Ingratitude. 2. A Pleasant and Profitable Discourse in defence of Married Men, against Pevish, Fretful. Scolding Wives; with several notable Examples of the Mischiefs and Miseries which have attended their Lust and Pride. 3. A True Character of a Virtuous Woman, or Wife indeed; to which in added a Poetical description of a Widow, Wife and Maid.</p>
<p>The Accomplish'd Ladies Delight, in Preserving, Physick, Beautifying, Cookery and Gardening: Containing, 1. The Art of Preserving and Candying Fruits and Flowers, and making all sorts of Conserves, Syrups, Jellies and Pickles, 2. The Physical Cabinet, or excellent Receipts in Physick and Chyrurgery; also some new Receipts relating to the Fair Sex, whereby they may be richly furnished with all manner of Beautifying Waters to add loveliness to the Face and Body. 3. The Compleat Cook's Guide, or Directions for Dresing all sorts of Flesh, Fowl, and Fish after the newest fashion now in use at the British Court; with the making Sauces for Pyes, Pasteries, Tarts, Custards 4. The Female Angler, Influcting Ladies and others in the various methods of taking all manner of Fish in the Fish-ponds or Rivers. 5: The Ladies Diversion in her Garden, or the Compleat Florist, with the Nature and Use of all sorts of Plants and Flowers. The Tenth Edition enlarg'd.</p>
<p>At the same Place all Persons may be Furnished with Lottery-Pictures, Sign-Bills, Bonds and all other Things wrought on Copper Plates, by Abraham Dixon</p>
<p>A Water that perfectly cures the Itch, or any Itching Humour in a few Days, without necessity of Pur ging, or the dangerous Use of Mercury, Price 1 s. 6 d. is only Prepared and Sold by A. Downing Chymist, at the Crown and Ball in George Court in St. John's Lane by Hicks's Hall near West-Smithfield. Where also may be had, the best Spirits of Scurvy-Grass, by Wholesale or Retale at 8 d. a Bottle. A most effectual Remedy for the Violent Pain in the Teeth, Price 1 s. Also a most excellent Remedy for preserving the Teeth and clearing them from the Scurvy, Price 2 s.</p>
<p>Cure for Agues by</p>
<p>B.LILBURN, that formerly lived on Ludgate-Hill next to the King's Arms Tavern near Fleet bridge and for seventeen Years past, in the Great Old Baily, now lives at the first House on the Left Hand through Black Fryers Gateway near Ludgate, who has made and sold near Forty Years. The Water for taking away the Freckles, Pimples, Worms, Morphew, and Red Marks of the Small Pox, in the Face; the Price of the Half Pint Five Shillings, Sealed with the Three Water-Budgets, and B L on the top of the Seal.</p>
<p>Pray take notice, she has taken the Sale of the Water from all in and near London, to be had now only of her self; and never sold the Receipt of it, as some that sold for her has impudently pretended; nor no other Receipt of any thing she makes, or so much as put them into Manuscript.</p>
<p>She likewise sells her Antiscorbutick, Histerick, and Head-Pill, being good for Cancers, King's Evil, Gout and Rheumatism, Dropsy, Agues, Surfeits, &c. Price two Shillings the Box. The Elixir for the Collick and Gripes, good for Agues, Consumptions or Coughs, Colds, Stone or Gravel, Vomiting and Looseness, Price one Shilling the Vial, or Five Shillings the Half-pint The Ointment for Bruises, Aches, Strains, and to dissolve Swellings, one Shilling the Pot. The Ointment for sore Nipples, the Piles, and to make the Hair grow, One Shilling the Pot. The Girdle for the Itch, Eighteen Pence. These with other Preparations, both for Ornament, Easing and Curing most Distempers, help for inward Bruises and Hurts on the Breast, you may have of B. Lilburn</p>
<p>At her House, at the Red-Ball in Queen-Street, Cheapside, over against the Globe-Tavern, near the Three Cranes.</p>
<p>LIVETH a Gentlewoman that hath a most incomparable wash to Beautifie the Face, which far exceeds all that are extant, as abundance of the greatest Quality have experienced, to their entire Satisfaction. It takes out all manner of Wrinkles, Freckles, Pimples, Redness, Morphew, Sun-burn, and Yellowness, caused by Mercurial poisonous Washes. It also plumps and softens the Skin, making it as tender as a Sucking Child's. And it hath this excellent Quality above all other Washes. That the Young it keeps always so, and the Old it makes appear Fair and Young to Admiration. It hath nothing of Paint in it; neither doth any other Person know this rare Secret. You may have it from 2s. and 6d. to a Guinea a Pottle.</p>
<p>You may there also have Fine Spanish Wool, and Portugal Dishes, which gives a glorious Colour to the Cheeks and Lips.</p>
<p>She changes Red or Grey Hair to a Natural Brown, in a few Days, so as never to change Colour. She Cuts Hair very fine; and has a certain infallible Cure for the Toothach, without Drawing, that the Pain will never return.</p>
<p>Likewise you may have Dr. Reddrop's fine purging Elixir, approved of by most of the Quality in England, at 15 d a. Bottle, good for all Distempers incident to Men and Women.</p>
<p>Note, A Light hanging in the Entry at Night-time.</p>
<p>The following Books are given Gratis.</p>
<p>1st, The Practical Scheme of the Secret Disease and Broken Constitutions, by Fast Living, Former ill Cures, Salivations and Mercury -aly, The New System of the GOUT and Rhuematism drawn from Reason, Anatomical Observations and Experience, - 3ly, A Rational Account of the Cause, Nature and Cure of WEAKNESSES usually attending Persons after former Cures, Over-strainings, Self-Abuses, Hard Labours, Miscarriages, &c. Wherein is given a full Account of the horrid Nature, and most miserable Consequences of Self-Abuses in particular. These Books (all New Editions) are given Gratis Up one pair of Stairs at the Sign of the ANODYNE.</p>
<p>without Temple Bar. At Mr. Cowpers Toy shop the Corner of Charles Court by Hungerfond-Market in the Strand. And at Mrs. Garraway's Shop at the Kings Arms at the Royal Exchange-Gate next Cornhill.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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