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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172805010001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS At the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer for the City of LONDON.
<p>And on the King's Commission of Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Baily; for the CITY of LONDON, and COUNTRY of MIDDLESEX.</p>
<p>On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday, being the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 6th, and 7th of May, 1728, in the First Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Price Six Pence.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<persName id="f17280501-1-person14" type="jurorName"> John Waite
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>The following Prisoners were indicted for Facts not Material, and found Guilty as follows, viz.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mr. Banks, the Surgeon depos'd, That he carefully view'd the Body, but found no external Bruises, and opening it, found in the Cavity of his Belly 2 Gallons of extravacated Blood, by which it appear'd some of his Vessels had been broke; but whether it was by a Fall, Strain, or violent Wrench, he could not tell. Upon the Whole, the Jury found him
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner came to his Shop under pretence of buying a Gold Ring, and he shewing him several, he took up one, and slung down a Bath-metal one in the stead of it, and running with it out of the Shop, the Prosecutor call d out, Stop Thief; and upon that he was soon apprehended, and the Ring found upon him; and being brought back he confess'd it on his Knees, and begg'd, as it was the first Time, the Prosecutor would be merciful.</p>
<p>The Constable who took the Prisoner, depos'd, That when he took him he confess'd the Fact, and pulling the Ring out of his Mouth, said, it was the first Time he had ever done such a Thing, and begg'd they would be merciful to him. He said in his Defence, That he was employ'd by a young Woman to buy a Ring for her, and that she gave him a Bath-metal one to match the Size, and that through Mistake he left the Bath-metal one upon the Counter, and took away the Gold one: But it appearing that he ran out of the Shop, and continuing to run when pursued, and his confessing it being attested both by the Prosecutor and Constable, the Jury found him
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<p>Mr. Van-a-peer depos'd, That the Goods mentioned in the Indictment were the Goods of Bernard Count Welderen, &c. and that the Prisoner at the Bar had made Confession before Justice Blagney, of his taking them out of the House of the said Bernard Count Welderen, and the Manner in which he had desposed of them: The Confession being read in Court, the Substance of it was, That he, Lawrence Clinsmith, had taken divers Goods out of the House of Bernard Count Welderen, in particular 2 Silver Candlesticks, and other Things, which he carried to a Woman, who gave him 20 s. for them, and that she making much of him, he stole at another Time out of the House of Bernard Count Welderen, 9 China Dishes, which he carried to the same Woman, and that presenting them to her, in Gratuity she obliged him with a Night's Lodging with her; that he afterwards took a Silver Porringer out of the House, which was the Goods of Count Weldern's Brother; that with a Poker he endeavoured to break into some Rooms in the House, and designed to steal and bear away such Things as he could find, that he had taken a Silver Hasted Knife, and gave it to
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<p>Mr. Montgomery depos'd, That the Prisoner came to him on the 18th of March last, and offered him four Silver Forks and a Silver Spoon to Sale, and that this Deponent stopping him, he said he found them, that he was Count Welderen's Boy, and that his Master was gone to Dutch-land; but upon this Deponent's sending for a Constable, he confess'd he stole he them out of the House of his Master Bernard, Count Welderen.</p>
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<p>Mr. Morran depos'd, That he hearing of Thomas Neaves being taken up for other Facts, went to him, who informed him, that he, with the Prisoner Richard Nichols, took the Watches out of his Shop Window, and directed Mr. Morran at the same Time where he might find 3 of the Watches in pawn, which he found accordingly. One of the Watches being produced in Court, which, the Prosecutor swore he found by the Directions of Thomas Neaves. Mr. Bridle swore that it was his Father's Watch, and that he carried it to Mr Morran to be mended.</p>
<p>Mr. Taylor produced another of the Watches, which appeared to be Mr. Morran's, and that it was pawn'd to Mr. Taylor on the very Day that it was stolen from Mr. Morran.</p>
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<p>Mr. Cook depos'd, That he pawn'd a Watch for Perkins, at one Wilson's on Saffron-Hill, which Watch being produced in Court it was owned by the Prosecutor. There were two Persons appeared in Court,
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<note>Transportation. See summary</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Edward Hoar depos'd, That the Sash at which the Prisoner got in, he himself had nail'd down, and it was fast in the Morning, but he coming down Stairs, found it broke open, and the Prisoner in the House, with Part of the Goods mention'd in the Indictment in his Pocket, and the other Part bundled up, in order to carry off; that upon his being apprehended he confess'd the Fact, that he came in at the Window, and begg'd Pardon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17280501-13-person119" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the Prisoners, stood at the Door, and obliged them to come in, pulling Miss Morris through a long dark Entry into a Room where the Windows were shut up with Shutters, and there were Candles and a great deal of Company. Mrs. Morris being surpriz'd at this, would have turned back, but was hindred by Hendron who lock'd the Door upon her and the Maid, and upon their saying they would cry out, she said that would signify nothing, for no Body could hear them. Immediately Russel came up to Mrs. Morris, and asked her to tell her Christian Name, which she refused, and was in a great surprize and Fright; that a Person in the Habit and Appearance of a Clergyman being there, came up to them, when Hendron and a Person who officiated as Clerk, forcibly held her up, she being ready to faint, and the Person began the Ceremony, but Mrs. Morris did not answer to the Questions put to her, she only said she would not be married: However, he proceeded in the Ceremony, and Hendron and Pendergrass said, she did answer, that she came there to be married, and that she was only Faint-hearted, tho' all this Time she was in the utmost Confusion, and even lost the Power of Speech and Strength to support herself under such Usage. After this Mock-Marriage, Hendron and others dragg'd her up Stairs to a Bed-Chamber, which was also shut up with Shutters, and Kitty Pendergrass and Peggy Johnson, pulled off her Cloaths by Force, Hendron holding her Hands; and that one Mrs. Rigy was there present while all this was done, that they forc'd her into Bed, and that Hendron held her down in Bed, and commanded this Deponent to go down Stairs, which she was obliged to do, tho' she complained that it was a Shame they should use her Mistress so; that upon the Stairs she met Russel undress'd, and upon his going into the Room, Hendron lock'd the Door and came down, leaving them together; after this the Prisoners and others for about Half an Hour were very merry, till Mrs. Morris and Russell came down Stairs; that they would have had Mrs. Morris to have eat some Supper with them, but she refused it, and would go home that Russell went Part of the Way with them. She being cross-examined as to Margaret Pendergrass, this Deponent said, She was at the Door of the House with Mrs. Hendron, when Mrs. Morris was drag'd through the Entry, and that she was in the Room all the while where the pretended Marriage was; that she told Mrs. Morris she must be married to Russell; it would be to her Advantage that she consented to, and commended what was done, that she came up Stairs into the Room while her Daughter Kitty Pendergrass assisted in forcing off the Cloaths of Mrs. Morris, that the Door was unlock'd to let her in, that she staid there a little while, and then went down into the Room where the Supper was. This Deponent, being ask'd, if she did not take the Measure of her Mistress Finger, in Order to have a Ring made to it, which Measure she brought to Hendron's House, she said, she did not take the Measure of her Mistress's Finger; but upon some Proof of her bringing some Measure to Mrs. Hendron's House, she confess'd she brought a Measure to Hendron's House, as the Measure of her Mistress's Finger, but it was without her Mistress's Knowledge, and that having once mention'd such a Thing to her, she would not suffer it; that Hendron by her Insinuations having made her believe that her
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<p>Mrs. Sibble Morris confirm'd the Particulars of her Maid's Deposition, with regard to the forcible Marriage, and forcing her to Bed, that Hendron was the chief Actor, that she was held up in the Time of the Ceremony, did not answer to the Matrimonial Responses, was dragg'd up to the Bed-Chamber, forced into Bed against her Will and Consent, that Richard Russell had Carnal Knowledge of her Body, and had given her the foul Distemper, making an Advantage of her Surprize and Weakness, and tho' she resisted to the utmost of her Strength, he held her down in Bed and overcame her, and when she cried out, stopt her Mouth, that Pendergrass was present at the Marriage, was in the Room a little while where they were forcing off her Cloaths, and assisted and persuaded to the Marriage, and consented to all that was acted, but did not remember that Wheeler was in the Room or at the Marriage, or in the Bed-Chamber, or was privy to any Violence.</p>
<p>Mr. Allen depos'd, That he was the Person who officiated as Clerk and that he provided the Parson by the Persuasion and Importunity of Wheeler, who had been with him four or five Times before he would consent to have any Thing to do with it, but Wheeler told him it was to marry a Gentleman to a Servant Maid, with whom he had fallen in love, and to that End he appointed to meet him and the Parson (whose Name is Evans, a Parson at the Fleet) at the seven Stars in Cross-street, Long-Acre, where they met, and from thence went to the House of one Murphew in New. Round Court in the Strand, where this Deponent said, Russell and his Accomplices were met together; and that when they went to perform the Ceremony Mrs. Morris trembled, and he could not perceive that she gave her Consent, but on the contrary refused it; upon which he told the Parson he might shut up his Books, for they were not like to make a Wedding of it, but some of the Company saying, she answered to the Questions put to her, the Parson went through the Form of Matrimony, that Pendergrass, the Prisoner, affirmed she spoke, and that she came to be married, and was only Faint-hearted, tho' this Deponent said, for his own Part, he heard her say, she would not be married, yet the Parson went on with the Ceremony, and after the Ceremony was concluded they left them.</p>
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<p>Mr. Morris (the Father of the injur'd Gentlewoman) depos'd, That she had an Estate, which was at present 20 Pounds per Annum clear to her (and would be more) in Southampton-street, Covent-Garden, which Estate was left her by a deceas'd Uncle; he farther said, That this pretended Marriage being on the Tuesday, on the Thursday following a Gentleman pretending to be a Friend to Russel, came and acquainted him of his Daughter's Marriage, (which Gentleman afrerwards appear'd in Court, and depos'd he was sent by Margaret Pendergrass, as Russells Friend) that he being surpriz'd at this, went immediately to his Daughter and ask'd her about it; to which she answered, she had been vilely impos'd on and barbarously used under the Pretence of a Marriage, but for Fear and Shame she had not acquainted him with it (she being a young Girl between 16 and 17 Years of Age.) That Russell came to him on the Saturday, but he would not have any Conversation with him, and that since he is absconded. Mary Hendron, and Margaret Pendergrass, were found
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<p>This Mary Fowler, has for some Time kept a notorious Bawdy House in White Horse Alley, Chick-Lane, at which Place unthinking simple Sots have been frequently ensnared, gull'd, &c. and several of the Strumpets have been brought out of the House to Justice; but the Mother being in a fair Way for a long Voyage, it is hoped the Crew will be dispersed into other Quarters.</p> </div1>
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<p>Madam Toy depos'd, That she received a Watch of Neaves as a Pledge for Money, Drink, &c, but she could not remember that Hornby was with him, or that she had ever seen him.</p>
<p>Mr. Robertson depos'd, That he heard Madam Toy say the Day before this Trial, That she knew Hornby, and that he had lodg'd at her House, but went by another Name.</p>
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<p>Nicholas Archer depos'd, He saw the Prisoner's Hand at her Petticoats, which he held with one Hand in a designing Posture and that then this Deponent saw a naked Knife in his Hand; but when they caused him to be apprehended, they could not find any Money about him, but they found the same Knife in his Pocket which he had before in his Hand, which plainly proved him to be the Person who cut the Pocket, tho' he might convey that Money away to an Accomplice; the Jury found him
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That near Snow-Hill, on the 20th of Feb. about 12 o'Clock at Night, he fearing he might fall amongst Thieves, drew his Sword, when he was immediately attacked by several Men, who took his Money from him, but taking it they let it fall into the Mud; that the first who came up to him had a drawn Sword and a Pistol in his Hand, and that they swore if he spoke a Word they would shoot him; and that he having a Link-Boy with him they put out the Link, and one of them stood on his Right Side, and another at his Left, with Pistols, whilst a Third pick'd out his Money; and though a Watchman came by in the Interim they never fled, nor dare he call out whilst they stood in that Posture: After this they drove him down Fleet-Ditch, and went off.</p>
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<p>Dalton depos'd, That this was the first Coach they robb'd, for Bellamy being taken from them, they resolved to leave Haul Cly, snatching of Pockets) and rob Coaches, and that Rawlins and he hustled for the Watch, Rawlins won it; afterwards Rawlins and he not agreeing, it was put in the Hands of Wyat.</p>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That his Horse being lost from Grass about Christmas last, he advertis'd him, and had Intelligence from Mr. Brown, that it was at the White-Hart at Tottenham, and going there, he found it to be the same he had stolen from Grass.</p>
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<p>Mr. Bradford depos'd. That Benson, the Prisoner, pawn'd the Watch to him for 2 Guineas, the Watch being produced in Court, he depos'd, That it was the same which Benson pawn'd to him, at which Time it had a black String to it; and Mr. Colvert depos'd, That it was the same Watch which was taken from him, with a black String to it.</p>
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<p>Several Witnesses appear'd in Behalf of Crowder and Gale, and gave each of them a good Character: but as Witnesses to the Reputation of Persons have but little Effect, where Facts are plainly and positively prov'd, the Jury found them all
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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