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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172704120001"/>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 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th of April, 1727, in the Thirteenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>(Price Four Pence.)</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 Prosecutor depos'd. That he saw the Prisoner take the Cheese, and upon his pursuing her she dropt it. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury brought her in
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<p>Mr. Stennet depos'd. That when he miss'd his Watch he charged it upon Goodman, who thereupon ran away, but afterwards to clear himself, he said he would swear it positively on the Prisoner: But not making it appear to the Satisfaction of the Jury, she was
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<p>Mr. Steeple depos'd. That the Prisoner came to his House on the Day aforesaid, and called for Victuals and Drink, which he paid for and went away, without giving him the least Suspicion; but receiving a Letter that Night from a Constable in Holbourn, who had stopt the Prisoner with a Tankard bearing his Name; he went and found it to be his own: The Prisoner not giving a good Account how he came by it, he was brought in
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<p>Mr. Hempson, (a Taylor) depos'd. That he had the Breeches to repair, and that going from his Stall to put a Goose in the Fire, they was whipt away before
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<p>Mr. Grubb depos'd. That a young Man told him he suspected the Prisoners to have stole something, upon which he stopt them, and found his own Breeches.</p>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That he found the Prisoner in Bridewell, and that she there confess'd her taking and pawning them at one Stone's in Barbakin, where they was found: Her Defence being weak, the Jury found her
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That the Prisoner coming to her House and calling for a Pint of Beer, took an Opportunity to take the Cloth out of her Drawers, and coming a second Time she caught him in offering to do the same; upon which she charg'd him with an Officer, and carried him to the Round-House, where he confess'd his taking the Table-cloth the first Time, and giving it his Sister to pawn for 12 d.</p>
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<p>Mr. Hatsell depos'd. That coming from the Tavern the 5th of April at Night, he found his Room open, upon which he turn'd the Key, and fetching the Watch he search'd the Room, but found no Body. Next Morning missing his Goods he made further Enquiry, and understood that a Porter had been with his Landlady the Night before in his Name, desiring the Key of the Door might be left at Tom's Coffee-House, for Mr. Hatsell was gone to my Lady Sherley's, and would not be at home till Eleven: After a strict Search Mr. Hatsell found out the Porter, who gave such a Description of the Person who sent him, that he did believe it to be the Prisoner, who was Servant to his Barber, and accordingly apprehended him.</p>
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<p>Robert Green thus made his Defence, I was going to work at 5 in the Morning (this lookt a little too industrious on an Easter Monday) and at my own Door kick'd against a great Bundle, which I took up and carried into my Room, where I found them to be the Goods mentioned in the Indictment. (N B. wearing Apparel, Beef and Brandy, a very odd Composition for a Bundle to be made up withal) now I being honest, said he, call'd up Crispin, Elizabeth, and Sarah Green, (for we all lay in a Room together) to contrive how the right Owners might come by their Goods again; at length we agreed, having no Money, to pawn them, that we might have wherewithal to pay the Cryer, and Whilst we was going to prosecute this honest Intention, we was all taken into Custody; but notwithstanding this fine Pretence, they could not justify a bad Action, which was too evident for the Jury to be impos'd on: But the Women being under the Power and Influence of their Husbands, was
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That he being in Drink accidentally fell in Company with the Prisoner, who had no Money, but staid in the House altogether at his
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That the Prisoner coming into his Chamber whilst he was in Bed, and he afterwards missing his Gold and Breeches, with his Watch and Chain, he had Suspicion that the Prisoner had robb'd him, and accordingly he sent for Serjeant Crawford, who he desired to search for him with all Expedition.</p>
<p>Serjeant Crawford depos'd That he went in quest of the Prisoner, first to some Places in Town, and then to Gravesend, where he found him mounted on Horseback with a Guide and another Person of his Retinue (for he was now a Gentleman) and that this Deponent seizing him, found the Watch and Chain, and 60 Guineas upon him, he then telling Mr. Crawford he was going to Rochester: But the Fact appearing plain, the Jury found him
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<p>Mr. Page further depos'd. That at Times he was besides himself, especially at Spring and Fall, when he was seldom in a Capacity to follow Business.</p>
<p>One of the Jury desired the Question might be asked, Whether he was himself at the Time aforesaid, and at his Examination, which was answered in the Negative.</p>
<p>Mr. Watson further depos'd. That he had known him 13 Years, and that he would sometimes go to his Neighbours Houses and demand such Things as he had occasion for, but where he met with Opposition he came no more, and only tyrannized over them that feared him; his Son said, he was troubled in Mind on Occasion of his being cheated of an Estate by his Brother; he had formerly been a Soldier for fourteen Years, during which Time he had received several dangerous Wounds in the Head, and has still several Marks to shew, which makes it probable those Wound's might weaken his Intellectuals.</p>
<p>Mr Allen depos'd. That during his being a Prisoner in Newgate, he had behaved himself like a Madman, telling of his having a Hat full of Half-pence, which he offered to be let out of Newgate, shewing his empty Hat, and bidding them take them saying, he had occasion to buy a load of Hay, and then he would come back again; these Extravagancies he performed in such a Manner, as plainly shew'd he was not in his Senses, and his Behaviour in Court being little different from that of a Bedlamite, the Jury brought him in
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That the Prisoner took a Room Furnished of her Weekly, and that on the 16th of March last she took her Opportunity to carry of the Goods aforesaid; and being afterwards taken she confes'd the Fact, and gave the Prosecutor a Note where she might find them. The Jury brought her in
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That he having a Suspicion of Nichols, searched his House and found the Skins, and that Nichols then confest Bridges was accessary to the taking them, and that the Carcasses might be found in a Pond where they had slung them, tied up in two Bags, with Stones to make them sink; afterwards the Prosecutor took Bridges, who also confest the Fact; which Confessions being both read in Court, the Jury found them
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<p>Mr. Burton the Surgeon depos'd. That on searching the Deceas'd, he found a large Contusion on his Neck, and a Discolouration on his Shoulder; but the Fact not appearing plain on the Prisoner, he was
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<p>He was second Time indicted for a Misdemeanour, in
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd. That the Evening mention'd in the Indictment, coming from the Savoy Gate, he met the Prisoner, who asked him to drink, and carried him to the Royal Oak in the Strand, where after they had drank 2 Pints of Beer, the Prisoner began to shew some little Sodomitical Civilities, which not pleasing the Taste of the Prosecutor, he desired Leave to go saying, he had some Business in the Savoy, which must
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<interp inst="t17270412-44-person275" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, that the Prosecutor told them the same Story of his being robb'd, as he had told the Court, which they severally repeated; this latter Deponent went back with the Prosecutor to Too-Waters, and by the Way, said, the Prosecutor shew'd him the Place where he was assaulted, and where he saw the Feathers of the Pigeon's Tail, and the Place into which the Prosecutor said he was thrown, which had the Marks remaining of some Body's being put in by Violence. And not far from this Place they found the Prosecutor's Wig in the Pigeon-bag</p>
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<interp inst="t17270412-44-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That the Prosecutor, after his being robb'd, said, that the Person who did it, had on a light colour'd Coat, with close Sleeves, with a red Velvet Cape to it, and that when Vevers was taken, he had such a Coat on exactly as the Prosecutor describ'd it, and furthermore, that when they had carried the Prisoner into the White Swan Tavern in Shoreditch, he pull'd of his Coat, and sent
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<interp inst="t17270412-44-person278" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd. That he was at Mr.Vevers's House before 6, when Mr. Vevers was in Bed, and getting up, gave him the Key of his Work, which was a Building in Holloway Lane Shoreditch; and that about 6, or something after, this Deponent went with Mr. Vevers to a Timber Merchant's in White-Lion Yard near Shoreditch, where this Deponent left him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17270412-44-person279" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Servant to the Timber-Merchant depos'd That Mr. Vevers came to his Master's Yard on Easter Monday Morning about half an Hour after six a Clock, and enquired for a Sawyer, but did not stay long, leaving Orders for what he wanted, he having on a white Fustian Frock, a leather Apron, and clean grey Stockings, of which this Deponent took particular Notice.</p>
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<interp inst="t17270412-44-person291" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , all depos'd, (and several others was ready on the same Account) that the Prisoner Mr. Vevers was that Morning at his Business, and in his own Neighbourhood, some seeing him at 6, others a Quarter after, some half an Hour, others 3 Quarters, some at 7, and from that to 10, passing and repassing about his lawful Employment.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Harwood depos'd, That when Gun the Prosecutor came before him first, he was not positive that Mr. Vevers was the Person who assaulted him, and that afterwards, with some Hesitation, he said he was. That during his Examination, the Prosecutor was caught in several Lies, Equivocations and Contradictions, telling of his having a Watch about him when he was robb'd, but he had hid it in his Breeches, with such like Inconsistencies; and that at last he refus'd to swear positively to the Person before ever Mr. Justice Harwood acquitted the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17270412-44-person293" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That the Prosecutor's Master told him that he Robert Gun made it a common Practice to embezzle his Master's Money. These things, and the positive Evidence Mr. Vevers had in his behalf, being judiciously examin'd into by the Court, and consider'd by the Jury he was
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<interp inst="t17270412-47-person308" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was made a Sacrifice; But this was not done without some Noise, insomuch, that the Landlord, an honest Hybernian, came up Stairs, and address'd himself to the Ravishers, telling them in his native Language, His House should not be made a Baudy-House; upon which Kelly willing to keep the Fort he had taken, went to the Chimney-Corner, and taking up his Musket, swore he would shoot the first Man thro the Head that came to interrupt him, for his Chamber was his Castle, and Death should be his Portion who offer'd to incroach upon his Territories upon this, the Landlord went down, bidding the D - l and the P - x be with 'em. The Prosecutor being ask'd what Opposition she made, reply'd, she cried out Murder, but confess'd she did it not till he had repeated his Familiarities, and she was afraid of being kill'd, for the unmerciful Man had once, twice, thrice, four times - And then very much tore her Headcloaths, and beat the Breath out of her Body, that she could not speak for a Quarter of an Hour; the Prosecutor further depos'd, that the Prisoner and his Comrade went to Bed, and would have had her and her Companion
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