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<p>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, AND Oyer and Termmer, and Goal Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the Old Bayly, ON Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th, of this Instant July 1721. In the Seventh Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<interp inst="f17210712-1-person3" type="given" value="William"/>
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<p>The Jurors Names were as followeth:</p>
<p>London Jury</p>
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<persName id="f17210712-1-person9" type="jurorName"> Christopher Cheesebrook
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<persName id="f17210712-1-person13" type="jurorName"> James Smith
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<persName id="f17210712-1-person14" type="jurorName"> Robert Knapp
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<persName id="f17210712-1-person15" type="jurorName"> Richard Stockall
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<p>Middlefex Jury.</p>
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<persName id="f17210712-1-person20" type="jurorName"> Benjamin Foster
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<p>She was a second time indicted by the Name of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17210712-5-off28 t17210712-5-cd29"/> last. It appeared that the Prosecutor gave the Prisoner his Passage from Feversham to London in his Vessel, who told him that he came to London to get a Voyage; that he came aboard again, saying that he had not got one, and desired
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<interp inst="t17210712-8-off43" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> feloniously stealing a Hat value 5 s. a Perriwing value 3 s. a Linnen Handkerchief value 2 d. </rs> the Goods of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17210712-8-off43 t17210712-8-cd44"/> last. Mrs. Ford deposed, that being above Stairs with her Landlady's Daughter (who then lay-in) her Husband brought her up the Key of their Chamber and went out: that when she came down she found the Door open, the Boxes on the Bed, but the Hat and Wig gone: whereupon the cry'd out Stop Thief, and the Prisoner was taken and that the Hat and Wig found near the Prisoner were her Husband's. The Prosecutor also swore to the Hat and Wig.
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<interp inst="t17210712-8-person65" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> deposed, that she hearing Mrs. Ford cry Stop Thief as she was washing her Master's Door in Plumb-Tree-Court, turn'd about and saw the Prisoner run with the Hat and Wig in his Hand, whereupon she threw her Pattens into the House and ran after him into the Swan-Inn Tap-House at Holbourn-Bridge, where he threw them under the Table. Mr. Gardener deposed that he hearing the cry of Stop Thief, and seeing the Prisoner run down the Swan-Inn and a Baker after him, he followed; but not knowing which might be the Thief he seized the Baker first, and drag'd him to the Tap House, where he saw the Prisoner creeping under the Table, and that the Hat and Wig was found on the Ground. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and said the Hat was his own, which he brought from Bristol, and that his Name was Writ in a Paper which was the inside the Lining. There was indeed a very small piece of Paper rolled up very close found in the Hat; but it appearing that the Prosecutor refused to deliver the Hat to be kept by the Constable till his Tryal, according to my Lord's order when before him, (saying that he could not tell whether he should prosecute him or no) that Circumstance did not avail him: he also called some to invalidate Jackson's Evidence, urging that she did it for the sake of the 30 l. reward for convicting him: but the Court assur'd him there was no reward at all provided for it. The Evidence being very positive, and he appearing to be an old offender, the Jury found him
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<interp inst="t17210712-8-verdict45" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17210712-8-defend62 t17210712-8-punish46"/> Transportation </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17210712-11-defend75 t17210712-11-punish60"/> Fined Ten Marks </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17210712-25-person161" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and her self committed the Fact; that William Field pickt the Lock, he and Ann Merrit went up and took the Goods and brought them down to this Evidence, who sold them to Mrs. Mackain, and brought the Money to William Field and Merrit to the Salutation Tavern (where they waited) and divided it. That Mrs. Davis and Mackain had her (this Evidence's) Gold Necklace, and 17 s. 6 d. in Money, and her Note for more, to make it up, but she not making due Payment, they took out a Warrant and brought on this Prosecution.
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<p>Ann Merrit alias Walden, was Arraigned for
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<p>Mr. Troughtman deposed, that he visited the Doctor often, that once he saw him beat the Deceased with a Stick, or Whip, he could not tell which, that the Stick was a small one, and he did not misuse it at that time. That another time she had kill'd a Hen with Feeding it, and the Doctor beat it about her Head. That he his seen him beat her about the Face and every where with his Hand. That the Deceased had an Imposthume in her Ear, and the Doctor broke it with a Blow of his Hand, and Blood and Matter ran out, that he was not in a Passion, but seen'd to be opening of it; that it was of a Sunday between and 12 a Clock in the Kitchen; that the Deceased cry'd out, but did not run away. That the Doctor was very angry the Sunday Evening before her Death. That the Deceased would not work unless forc'd to it; and that she was not in her right Senses. That he had seen the Doctor use her both roughly and gently.</p>
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<p>Mr. Frenolt deposed, that he went to view the Deceased, and found her Head contused, and her Temporal Muscles and Ear likewise, that she was bruised between her Shoulders, had a small Wound on her Lip, and a Tooth out, that he was of Opinion that those Wounds and Bruises were the Occasion of her Death. And being askt, said, that not any single Wound or Bruise about her was Mortal, and that in her Ear might be an Imposthume, which might alone have been the Occasion of her Death; that her, Temporal Muscles were much contused, but he found no Fracture. And being askt by the Prisoner what shape the Temporal Muscles were of, made no Answer.</p>
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<p>Mr. Wallis deposed, that he saw the Body on the Thursday, (she died on the Monday before) found a Contusions under her Ear, her Nose broke, her Temporal Muscles-bruised, but could not say that any Wound was Mortal.</p>
<p>Mr. Fletcher deposed, that he found several Contusions in her Face, the Cartilage of her Nose broke, a Tooth out, her Ear and Temporal Muscles bruised, but cou'd not say they were the Cause of her Death.</p>
<p>The Prisoner in his Defence said, that the Deceased was brought to him as a Lunatick, and he was to have her Service for her Cure; that the had lived with him some time. That she was bruised by a Fall down Stairs and fell on her Face. That she was of such a Temper, that if he held up but a Stick she would cry out Murder. And that she used to fall down and beat her self in her Fits very much.</p>
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<persName id="t17210712-41-person265"> Elizabeth Knighting
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<p>Mr. Scadon deposed, that there were divers inconsiderable Bruises on the Face, Head and Neck of the Deceased; that on the Ear was bad, but whether it was from an Imposthime he knew not; that there was no Fracture in her Skull, not any Wound that affected her Life.</p>
<p>Mr. Tanner (who was present when the Surgeons on the Kings side were there) deposed that there were some slight Bruises on her Face, 2 Stripes cross her Shoulders which might be made by a Whip or Rattan. That her Temporal Muscles were not contused, her Lips not swell'd nor black, no Braise on her Nose, nor any thing that appeared fatal or injurious. And gave his Reasons for what he said as to the Temporal Muscles.</p>
<p>Mr. Simmons (who was present with Mr. Tanner and the other Surgeons) was of the same Opinion with Mr. Tanner.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner called several to his Reputation, who gave him the Character of a Mild well temper'd Man, and mentioned several Cures he had perform'd.</p>
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<p>At the Request of the Prisoners, the Evidence were examined apart.</p>
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<p>Sarah Brotherton deposed, that
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<p>The Prisoners denied the Fact, endeavourd to invalidate the Evidence of Webb, Browne and Brotherton, and said they could prove that they were elsewhere that Night, and called the following Evidence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17210712-53-person343" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 6 Months, and came away from him that Day, when Sir Robert gave him a Discharge; or Letter of Recommendation which he produced to the Court. That being askt where his Master was, he said at Froom in Somersetshire; but said he could not tell what place He was Member for; but there being Persons in Court Who knew Sir Robert (who is Knight of the Shire for Suffolk) better than this Evidence, he was soon detected; for upon perusing the Discharge, it was discover'd that it, was signed Da instead of Davers; and comparing it with Bishop's Inventory they were found to be both Writ by the same Hand. And Bishop and Smith were taken into Custody. Notwithstanding which, the Prisoners went on in calling others to invalidate the Evidence of Webb, Browne, and Brotherton. They also called a great many worthy Gentlemen to their Reputation, who gave them a very good Character. But the Jury considering the whole matter, found them Both
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<p>When the Prisoners came to the Bar to receive Sentence, they acknowledged the Forgery and Perjury of
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