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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172608310001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, For the CITY of LONDON. AND ON
<p>The King's Commission of Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Baily; for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex.</p>
<p>ON</p>
<p>Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, being the 31st, of August, 1st, 2d, and 3d, of September, 1726. in the Twelfth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>The Witness thus depos'd. The Prisoners had Lodged about 3 Quarters of a Year at the Prosecutors House. The Goods were mist at several times. The Prisoners were suspected, and being Examin'd, they Confest that they had carried them out to pawn. The Man was found
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>He was a second Time indicted for
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<p>The Witnesses thus depos'd. Two or Three Days before Mr. Hanson lost his Horse from
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-7-off32 t17260831-7-crimeloc34"/>, the Prisoner pretended to buy him, and several times bade Money for him, and at last on the 10th of August, he agreed with Mr. Hanson for the Price, which was 15 Guineas, but desir'd to ride a little turn with the Horse to try him, which Mr. Hanson granting, the Prisoner gave him a Shilling earnest, told him if he liked the Horse, he would immediately pay him the rest of the Money; and then mounting, he rode directly (in about two Hours time) to the Bull Inn in White Chappel, where Mr. Street the other Prosecutor dwelt. The Prisoner having been 2 or 3 times about buying Mr. Streets Bay Gelding, he ask'd if that Gelding was yet Sold, he was answer'd that it was not Sold, but was at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-7-off32 t17260831-7-crimeloc35"/>. He rid to the Cross Keys in Grace-Church-Street, where he put up the Grey Horse, and from thence went to Finsbury and sent for Mr. Street, and agreed to pay him 14 l. 5 s. for his Horse, and gave him a Shilling earnest, but geting on the Horses back to try him, he rode quite away with him, as he had before done with the other. The Prosecutors both got their Horses again.</p>
<p>The Prisoner in his Defence said, that he bought the Horses, and intended to pay for them, but being short of Money, he was obliged to keep out of the way. He call'd several to his Reputation, who gave him a good Character, and added that about 3 Years ago, his Father left him 600 l. and a Brew-house, which he Sold, not being capable to manage it himself, and that he has since dealt in Tobacco, and Brandy. - The Jury
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<interp inst="t17260831-11-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd. About 4 a Clock on Monday Afternoon, I went to drink at the New Spaw, which is kept by Mr. Sanderson. The Prisoners and others were playing at Skettles, I made one among them, we afterwards went to Cards. Cundell lost a great deal, and having no Money left, he desir'd me to pay 4 d. for him, which I did, and he in pretence of returning the Civility, would needs go home with me over the Fields, for it was then about 11 at Night, and Turner said, he was going the same way, and would bear us company. When we came near
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-11-off47 t17260831-11-crimeloc49"/>, they took notice of some Candles that appear'd at a distance, and were for laying a Wager about what part of the Town those Lights were in, I told them I'd lay no Wagers, upon which Turner catch'd hold of my Arm, and said, G - D - ye but you shall, - Nay Gentlemen says I, If I must buy the Hare, I must, and then they took away my Money; and one of them said, he's so Drunk, that he wont remember what's become of his Money. - You're Mistaken Gentlemen, says I, for I know you both; if you'll give me my Money again, all shall be well, but if ye don't, Look to it. So I went to the Spaw next Day, and enquir'd after them. There happen'd to be somebody that knew Cundell, who was taken that Day.</p>
<p>The Constable depos'd. that when Cundell was taken, he discover'd Turner, and desir'd to be made an Evidence. Mr. Sanderson and his Wife thus depos'd. The Evening before the Prosecutor was rob'd, he was Drunk and very abusive, and the next Day he said that they forced him to lay the Wagers, and so got his Money from him. The Place where he lost his Money, was near some Houses in Lambs Conduit Fields, where a Watch was kept, but he did not call out. And said farther, that he did not know the Prisoners but by their Cloaths.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>
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<p>The Prisoner thus made her Defence. I have been a Holland Trader for Several Years, and having a large Acquaintance, Moll Burton, (who was
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<p>Mr. Stone thus depos'd. Two Women came to the Shop, and ask'd for Black and White Three Quarter Mantua. They said they came from Reading, and I knowing several in that Town, it occasion'd a pretty deal of Discourse, and while we were talking, my Prentice came in with a Piece of Green Sattin in a Wrapper, which I had sent him for, to my Lady Withringtons, where I had left it the Day before. - When the Women were gone, I ask'd him where he had put the Sattin, he said he laid it on the Counter; - We search'd for it, but could find nothing but the Wrapper.</p>
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<p>Mr. Moone thus depos'd. When Turner was first taken up, I advis'd her to make herself an Evidence, but she would not then be persuaded. She afterwards escaped from the Officer; I saw her again in the
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172608310004"/> Gate-house after she was re-taken, and then she cry'd and confest that she was guilty of this Fact, and beg'd that I would get her to be transported, and wish'd that she had taken my Advice, but then it was too late, for upon his Majesties Promise of Pardon, and a Reward of 50 l. publish'd in the Gazette, Mary Burton had voluntarily surrendred herself to be an Evidence.
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<interp inst="t17260831-23-person157" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> thus depos'd. The Prisoners and I agreed to go out, we pitch'd upon Mr. Fearys Shop, Fitzpatrick and I, went in first, and ask'd for Ash colour'd Mantua; Turner came in a little after us, and said she wanted Silk for an Apron. The Man went to the back part of the Shop, and in the mean time, Fitzpatrick lifted up the Counter Lid, took out the Silk, and put it in her Apron; We divided it equally, and had 21 Yards a piece.</p>
<p>Mr. Moone depos'd. That Turner Confest to him, that she was with Burton and Fitzpatrick, when they Stole that Silk.</p>
<p>Mr.Justice Vaughan thus depos'd. Several of the Shoplifters were brought before me to be examin'd. Holms would fain have been an Evidence, and named I believe near 40 Robberies, that she had been concern'd in, but she having been transported, I could not admit her. Then Turner offer'd to become an Evidence, and confest that she had committed several Felonies in Company with Fitzpatrick. I asked her if she had ever been in Newgate. No, says she, but I was one Night indeed a walking in Fleet-street with a Girl (
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<p>Fitzpatrick call'd 2 or 3 to her Reputation, who depos'd that she sold Geneva, and afterwards kept a Cook's Shop in Fore-street. And being cross'd question'd, they acknowledge that she had long had the Character of a Shoplifter. The Jury found them both
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<interp inst="t17260831-25-person190" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> thus depos'd. When my Husband was gone, the Prisoner began to make his Flourishes, and play his Tricks in the Shop, and he pull'd out the Money Drawer, but I did not see him take any Thing away. Why ar'n't you an Impudent Boldface now, says I, pray what Business have you to meddle with the Drawer, Why ye old Bitch, says he, what's that to you, I'll meddle with what I please, and then he began to pull and haul, and touzle me about at such a Rate, that you'd 'a blest your self, and he would fain 'a' had me 'a' gone into the Cellar to lye with me; and in short he grew so rude and obstropolus, that I was forc'd to run out of the Shop, or else I had certainly been ravisht, and that would have been a sad thing in my old Age, for alackaday I have liv'd these Threescore and Fourteen Years in the World, and was never ravish'd in my Life, so that what became of the Money when I was gone, I cannot tell.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner thus made his Defence. I know nothing of the Money, but as for the old Beggar Woman, I was minded to have a little Fun with her, because I have heard say, That if you take an old Woman and bite her by the Ear, she'll serve as well as a young Girl.</p>
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<p>Lucky in her Defence said, that as she was going along Goodman's Yard, in the Dark, She Kick'd something soft before her, and taking it up, found it to be Hair. Jones in her Defence said that meeting Lucky, she ask'd her to drink, and desir'd her to sell the Hair for her, telling her that she had the Hair from a Sailor of her Acquaintance. Lucky was found
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<p>The Prisoner in her Defence, said that she never saw the Deceased, and that she was in an other Place when he was kill'd.</p>
<p>Several Witnesses depos'd, that the Prisoner was quite beside her Senses, and would say any Thing when she got drunk, that her Head had been so disorder'd by some unlucky Blows that she receiv'd from her Husband, who us'd to beat her unmercifully, that a Halfpennyworth of Geneva would make her speak all the Extravagancies of a Person in Bedlam.</p>
<p>A Watchman depos'd. That the Man was found Murder'd on the 3d of August about Midnight, and that on that Night, from 10 a Clock till 4 in the Morning, the Prisoner lay on a Bulk near his Stand, with Guinea Pigs in a Basket. Other Witnesses spoke to the same Effect, and the Jury
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<p>Mr. Disney thus depos'd. On Saturday the 13th of August, I was sent for to visit the Deceas'd. He was lying upon his Bed, and complaining of a Cold that he got by crossing the Water, in his Return from Dr. Lloyd's Feast, that he had had a Pain in his Head, Back, and Limbs, and had since been taken with a Purging two or three Times a Day, which had partly remov'd his Pains. I advis'd him to Rhubarh to take off the Purging; and on Monday following I saw him again, and he was them pretty easy, and she Purging gone. - He sent for me again about 10 the same Night, and ask'd me if he might venture to go to Knights-Bridge next Morning, I advis'd him to stay a little longer, for I found him in a breathing Sweat, and a declining Feaver, which I thought would prove intermiring. I administred a proper Draught, and he was easier next Day, being Tuesday; but about 4 in the Afternoon his Feaver return'd, which left him in a breathing Sweat as before. About 10 at Night his Servant came to me, with a Vial of Liquid, which he said was sent to his Master by Mr. Godfrey, the Chymist, with Orders to take about half a Pint at Night, and as much in the Morning. I took it to be an Emulsion made with Orange-Flower Water, &c. and told the Servant that if Mr. Godfrey sent it, his Master might take it safely. - I went to visit the Deceas'd next Morning, and understood that he had taken thrice of that Emulsion, about a quarter of a Pint each Time. I found him very faint, and he told me that he had above 40Sou the preceeding Night, and was extreamly grip'd and crampt. I went to Mr.
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<p>Mr. Belcher the Apothecary thus depos'd. I open'd the Stomach of the Deceas'd, and found no Inflamation till I came to the Duodenum, which was a little enflam'd. The great Guts were fill'd with Blood and Excrement, and bylous Juices, as is usual in Dysentries which ensue Diarrheas. I saw not the least Sympton of Poison, and verily believe that he dy'd a natural Death; I tasted some of the Emulsion that was left, it was grown a little Acid with keeping. I could not discover, that there was any thing Poisonous, or Hurtful, but I took it to be a Cooling Innocent Draught, made of Almonds, Barly-water, Orange Flower-water, Sugar, and some other harmless Ingredients. - I advis'd them to make some tryal of its Effect, upon a Puppy, or a Kitling, but they said, there was not enough left, to make the Experiment. - I cannot think that it was the Cause of the Deceaseds Death.</p>
<p>Mr. Godfrey the Chymist depos'd. That he knew nothing of sending that Emulsion to the Deceas'd, but he had try'd several Chymical Experiments upon what was left of it, and could not find, that it was in the least Poisonous, Purgative, or any way Hurtfull.</p>
<p>Dr. Hollings depos'd. That he believ'd the Potion was not Poisonous, and it might be a natural violent Looseness, that put an End to the Life of the Deceas'd.</p>
<p>Mrs. Smith thus depos'd. I live at the Bedford Coffee-House, on Monday Evening, the Prisoner with an elderly Gentlewoman and a Girl, came thither. and had a Pint of Attack made into Punch, after which, they desir'd something Cool, I brought her a Drink, which we call Oziat, which they drank, and the Prisoner liked it so well, that she took a Pint away with her, for which she paid a Shilling.</p>
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<interp inst="t17260831-34-person238" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the Prisoners Cook maid thus depos'd. On Tuesday Night, as I was sitting by the Fire, my Mistress call'd me to her, and said, Mary, I'll trust no body but you, I was last Night at the Bedford Coffee house, where I drank some pleasant Cool Liquor, and I brought this Pint home with me. Mr. Shovat at next Door. is ill of a Feaver, and I believe it will do him good, and therefore I'd have you carry it to him, - hold the Bottle by the Neck, that your Hands may heat it, as little as possible. - I was going with it, when bethinking my self, Pray Madam says I, if they should ask who sent it, what shall I say - Why tell them says my Mistress, that you brought it from Mr. Godfrey, and that Mr. Shovat must drink half a Pint to Night, and the rest in the Morning. So I carried it, and the next Day Mr. Godfrey came to our House very angry, and asked who it was, that carried any thing in his Name, to Mr. Shovat's, I told him that I had, and (as my Mistress had Instructed me;) that I had it from a Gentleman in Black, who came to our House, and whom I have seen several times is Mr. Shovats Company, Mr. Godfrey was in a great Pasion; and said that such a thing was enough to ruin his Credit, for Mr. Shovat was dangerously ill after it. He threatn'd me hard, and had me before a Justice, to make me discover who the Gentleman in black was, my Master Bail'd me. The Deceas'd grew worse, I was sadly frighten'd, and my Mistress appear'd very much concern'd, who would have thought, says she, that that Innocent Emulsion, should have done the poor Gentleman any hurt. But don't you be afraid, you can come to no harm, and I beg of you, not to tell who you had it of, for if it should be known, I shall be ruin'd, and that's what my Neighbours want. Now I knew as how that some of the Neighbours had been saying, as if my Master had been Jealous of Mr. Shovat, and therefore thought, if I told that my Mistress had sent him any thing, it might make them talk but the more, and bring her into a great deal of trouble, and so when I was carried before the Justice again, I still stood it out, that a Gentleman in black gave the Bottle; I was sent to the Round-house. Mr. Shovat dy'd, and at last it all came out. - I never knew that there had ever been a Quarrel, or Malice between the Deceas'd, and my mistress, he frequented our House, till the Day that he was taken ill.</p>
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<interp inst="t17260831-34-person239" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> the Deceas'd Servant thus depos'd. The Prisoner's maid brought the Emulsion, told me that it came from Mr. Godfrey, and that he order'd her, to see it carry'd up to my Master, but she being in haste, she went away before my Mistress came down.</p>
<p>Mrs. Shovat thus depos'd - I had been Married to the Deceas'd, about 10 Months. - I was call'd down to receive this Emulsion, which my Man told me, was left by Mr. Sherman's Cook. I sent for her, she told me it was given her, by a tall Man in black, who order'd her to say, it came from Mr. Godfrey; I ask'd her if Mr. Godfrey knew Mr. Shovat had a Feavor, she said yes, I ask'd if there was no strong Waters in it, she said it was an innocent Cool thing, and I might taste if I pleas'd. - I told her I had. She went away; I came in to my Husband, who being willing to have Mr. Disneys Opinion of it, he sent it to him. - Mr. Disney sent word, that he believ'd it was innocent, and if it came from Mr. Godfrey, he might venture to take it. So I set it by the Bed-side, and at three several times, I gave my Spouse a Quarter of a Pint of it - He was taken very ill about; in the Morning, he had a violent purging, the Gripes, Cramps, and Fainting Fits, and so he continued till Saturday, and then he voided several Ounces of Blood, and dy'd the Wednesday Morning following.</p>
<p>The Prisoner thus made her Defence. I acknowledge that I sent that Liquor to the Deceas'd, but as I had drank of it my self, and found it very harmeless, Cooling, and Pleasant, I thought it might do good, or at least no hurt to the Deceas'd in his illness, to whom I bore a respect as he was a Neighbour, a Customer, and a very Civil Gentleman. His free and familiar Carriage, had indeed created some uneasiness in my Husband, and from thence a few spitefull Neighbours, had taken occasion to be very liberal of their Censures, and therefore I was Cautious, in sending him that small present.</p>
<p>Mr. Shaw the Surgeon thus depos'd. I open'd the Deceas'd Body, the Day after his Death, and found not the least Symptom of Poison, nor any thing but what is common, and the natural Effect of Diarrhea and Dysentries. I have seen many in the like Case. - I drank half a mouthfull of the Emulsion that was left, and it did me no hurt, and I would have drank it all if desir'd, for I have frequently drank the same sort at the Coffee-house, and can depend upon my taste, that there was nothing mixt with it; Half a Pint of small Beer, or any other cool Liquid, would have had the same Effect, in the like distemper. The Jury
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<p>Benjamen Wyersdale thus depos'd. I, my Wife, and a Kinswoman, having been at my Lord Castlemains Gardens, we were returning home in a Hackney Coach. It was a bright Moon light Night, and about Nine o'Clock when we came upon
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<p>Mr. Wyersdale again depos'd. That when the Prisoners boy was Examin'd about the Mare, he said that he rode her to Bartholomew Fair, and return'd about 7 at Night. Most of this Deposition was corroberuted by
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<p>The Prisoner in his Defence, call'd several Witnesses to prove, that he was at another Place, when the Robbery was committed, who thus depos'd.</p>
<p>Mr. Pitman din'd with the Prisoner, after which they went together through Swan Fields, where the Prisoner had some work to do. There he found his Boy, and (it being Bartholomew Day) gave him half a Holiday, and order'd him to ride his Mare out to water in the Evening. - From thence they two went to Mrs. Barnets at Jeremy's Ferry, she owing the Prisoner some Money for work, and paid him 5 Guineas, he gave her a Receipt which was produced in Court. They staid drinking there till after 7 in the Evening. and then came away together. They were overtaken near the Shoulder of Mutton, by Mr Herbert a Bricklayer, who went with them to the Salmon and Ball, and call'd for a Pint of Wine, it was then about half an hour past 8. They had not sat long before a Hackney Coach came by, and the Coachman told somebody at the Door, that the Coach had been rob'd, by a Highwayman upon Cambridge heath, (which was but a little way from thence,) about 9 a Clock, they all three went to the Prisoner's Door, where Mr. Herbert left them, but Pitman kept him Company till a 11 a Clock, and he was sure, that the Prisoner was not upon any Horse or Mare that Night.</p>
<p>The Coachman depos'd, that he call'd at the Salmon and Ball Door, and told somebody that the Coach had been rob'd upon Cambridge-heath. And the Prisoners Boy depos'd. That between 6 and 7 a Clock in the Evening, he rode the Mare out to water upon Cambridge heath and return'd at 7 or a little after, and lockt the Mare up in the Stable, and he was sure she was out no more that Night. The Jury
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-39-off184 t17260831-39-crimeloc185"/>, with my Mistress and her Children; and while I was standing to hear a blind Fidler play, I lost my Company, and in the Evening up comes the two Prisoners, who were both Coachmen, and asked me if I'd have a Coach, which I at last agreed to. Then Jessup got upon the Coach-Box, and Yates put me into the Coach, and came in after me, and pull'd up the Windows. Jessup drove on, and I was sadly frighted, but knew not how to help my self, for Yates turn'd up my Peticoats, and lean'd his Breast so hard against my Mouth that I could not cry out; then he took hold of my Legs, and put them about his Middle, and by main Force lay with me, and had the carnal Knowledge of my Body, without my Consent. And so when he had done he went out, but I was in such a Condition, that what with the Fright, and what with having my Mouth stopt, and what with striving and strugling, I was quite spent, and out of my Senses, and ready to die away; and before I could recover my self, I found the other Prisoner, Jessup, was got into the Coach with me; how he came in, I don't know, but he ravish'd me as the other had done before, but at last, when all was over, I got Breath enough to cry out Murder, and then he turn'd me out of the Coach into the middle of the Road. They had used me so barbarously, that I was forc'd to call at a House by the Way, and could not get home till near 11 a Clock. My Husband saw that I was very much out of Order, he asked me where I had been, and what Company I had kept till that time of Night. I not telling him at first, he began to rave and curse like a Madman, and swore that he'd never lie with me again, if I did not satisfy him, and so at last I told him all, and besides I was afraid that they had given me the Clap.</p>
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<p>Other Witnesses depos'd, that Mary Hadden had told them how she had been serv'd, and that she had been very ill ever since.</p>
<p>The Prisoner Yates thus made his Defence. The Prosecutors Wife was my old Acquaintance, I have Lain with her many and many a good Time. - About 7 in the Evening, as I and Jessup were talking, we saw her in the Fair standing with another Man. How do ye Molly, says I, and how d'ye do Jerry says she. Now I was then out of Business, the Coach belonged to Jessup, and he had made several Turns from St. Giles's Pound, and so he asked me to go and drink, which I agreed to, and Molly left the other Man and went along with us. When we came from the Alehouse she would not go into the Coach, except I went in with her which I did. And she was well enough pleas'd with what past, for if any thing had troubled her she might have made Noise enough, and there were People enow in the Road agoing from the Fair - I have lain with her a whole Week together, at the King's-Arms in St. Martin's lane, for I was got upon the Loose then, and it cost me 7 half Crowns in Expences. - We have bedded together twenty and twenty Times in a Hayloft.</p>
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<interp inst="t17260831-39-person272" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , at the Kings Head in New Bond street, and from thence we went to his Mothers, but she told him, he should bring none of his Whores there, and so she would not let him in. It was a bitter cold Night, and at last I bethought my self, and carried them into our Hayloft. He and she lay at one end, and I at the other. - I heard her bid him lye close and keep her warm, and desir'd him not to let me have any thing to say to her, but for all that, when he had pleas'd his Fancy, he fell asleep, and then I crept softly to her, and found she was willing that I should keep her warm too, for in short I did the same as he had done with her before. - I met him and her about a Year afterwards, and then she told him she could not do with him as before, for now she was married.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Pillory. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Fine. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
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<note>[Imprisonment. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-50-off230 t17260831-50-cd227"/>. He was a 2nd time indicted for
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-50-off230 t17260831-50-cd231"/>. Mr Jenkins depos'd. That he bought the black Gelding of the Prisoner, in Aldersgate Street, and
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<rs id="t17260831-53-viclabel246" type="occupation">Esq</rs>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-53-victim345 t17260831-53-viclabel246"/> </rs>;
<rs id="t17260831-53-cd247" type="crimeDate">July 17</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17260831-53-off245 t17260831-53-cd247"/>.
<rs id="t17260831-53-verdict248" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17260831-53-verdict248" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t17260831-53-verdict248" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder40s"/> Guilty 39 s. </rs> </<