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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</p>
<p>London, and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the Old Bayly,</p>
<p>ON</p>
<p>Thursday and Friday, being the 2d and 3d of this Instant June, 1720. In the Sixth Year of</p>
<p>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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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-22-defend133 t17200602-22-punish112"/> To be Whipt </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-23-defend137 t17200602-23-punish117"/> To be Whipt </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-24-off119 t17200602-24-cd120"/> last. The Prosecutor deposed that the Prisoner came under a pretence to buy a Penny-worth of Cheese, and he coming from a Neighbour's saw the Prisoner step off the Threshold and found the Cup upon him. Another deposed he saw the Cup taken from the Prisoner. The Prisner in his Defence said that he went to buy some Cheese, and took the Cup off the Compter to draw some Water in; not with an Intent to steal it, but to bring it again. The Jury considering the matter found him
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-24-defend141 t17200602-24-punish122"/> Transportation </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17200602-25-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed that Price used to come lurking about his Uncle's House, and to be often in it; that he has let him in at 3 a Clock in the Morning; that one Night finding his Shoes and Buckles Wet and dirty under the Dresser, he went up, but found the Door which led to the Maid's Chamber lockt, so that he could not get in, and he believes they were then together. The Jury considering the whole matter, and that there was no Proof that the Prisoners took it, or put it there, they
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-26-defend154 t17200602-26-deflabel131"/> 8 Days, that she had a Fellow came after her whom he did not like, that he sent for her to a Tavern, but he did not tell her of it; that she not going, the Vintner came to know the Reason; and he told him that his Maid Servant should not go after Men to Taverns; which the Prisoner hearing was very uneasie, went to her Mistress, and ask'd her where it was; who told her, and withal, that if she went, she should lie there no more: that his Wife found one of her Shifts bundled up in the Prisoner's Apron, afterwards mist the Ring, then the Locket and Watch; whereupon they took her up, but she deny'd it, and they found nothing upon her; that the Watch was sent him by an unknown Hand. Mr. Baker deposed, that when he was charged with the Prisoner she denied it, but afterwards own'd to him that she had the Watch and Ring; and that she had sold the Ring in Smithfield; but going to enquire there, the Goldsmith told them it was no such thing. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, and as to the Shift said, she having sould it had put it with some other things, and had got some Soap in order to wash them. The Jury considering the Matter
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172006020007"/> (who lived within a Door or two of her as a Servant, and was turn'd away from her place but that Morning) brought the Goods to her, desiring her to take care of them, and told her that they belong'd to a Friend of hers that was burnt out at Holbourn Bridge; that she came again at Night to fetch them away, when she asked what her Friend's Name was, which the prisoner refusing to tell, made her suspect her; whereupon she deliver'd part of them to her (and kept some to see if she could find the right Owner) and sent her Kinsman to see where she carried them; that she went down to Holbourn Bridge, where the Fire was, to enquire, and they were owned by the prosecutor. Mrs. Maund's Kinsman deposed that he followed her to a pawnbroker's in Barbakin, where she offer'd to pawn them, who questioning her he appeared and told the pawnbroker he believed she did not come honestly by them; that he followed her thence to Saffron Hill, where he had her secured. The Jury considering the matter, found her
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-36-defend211 t17200602-36-punish178"/> Transportation </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17200602-38-defend218 t17200602-38-punish191"/> Transportation </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>Receiv'd Sentence of Death. 3.</p>
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<p> Burnt in the Hand 2.</p>
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<persName id="s17200602-1-person240"> James Smith
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person240" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and
<persName id="s17200602-1-person241"> Ann Cook
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person241" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person241" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , the last formerly Convicted.</p>
<p>To be Transported. 11.</p>
<p>
<persName id="s17200602-1-person242"> Mary Higgins
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person242" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person243"> Charles Cauthorn
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person243" type="given" value="Charles"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person244"> Eliz Alexander
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person244" type="surname" value="Alexander"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person244" type="given" value="Eliz"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person244" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person245"> Grace Cooper
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person245" type="given" value="Grace"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person245" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person246"> Eliz Hall
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person246" type="given" value="Eliz"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person247"> John Grey
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person247" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person248"> Joseph Hill
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person248" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person248" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person249"> John Newman
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person249" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person249" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person250"> Gilbert Beard
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person250" type="given" value="Gilbert"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person250" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person251"> William Boswell
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<interp inst="s17200602-1-person251" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person252"> John Boswell
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person252" type="surname" value="Boswell"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person252" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>To be Whipt, 4.</p>
<p>
<persName id="s17200602-1-person253"> Thomas Jones
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person253" type="surname" value="Jones"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person253" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person254"> William Cox
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person254" type="surname" value="Cox"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person254" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person255"> John Wilson
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person255" type="surname" value="Wilson"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person255" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ,
<persName id="s17200602-1-person256"> Lewis Goleston
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person256" type="surname" value="Goleston"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person256" type="given" value="Lewis"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>Williams Cullum, Fined 40 s. and to suffer one Months Imprisonment.</p>
<p>
<persName id="s17200602-1-person257"> John Bailey
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person257" type="surname" value="Bailey"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person257" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="s17200602-1-person257" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Fined 13s. 4 d.</p>
<p>Linch Scarriot, formerly Convicted, Fined 20 s.</p> </div1>
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