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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172806050001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer for the City of LONDON:
<p>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, and Friday, being the 5th, 6th, and 7th of June. 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>
<p>
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<p>MIDDLESEX JURY.</p>
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<p>Mr. Pond depos'd, That the Prisoner came into his House under presence of buying Goods, and he shewing her, 4 Pieces of Cambrick to look on, presently miss'd the Goods mentioned in the Indictment, and charging her with taking them, he search'd her and found them between her Gown and Petticoat, thrust up to her Stays. She call'd two Witnesses, who gave her a very good Character; but upon the Prosecutor's positive Oath, the Jury found her
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That a Women pick'd him up in Fleet-street and carried him to the Prisoner's House, where they drank 2 or 3 Drams together, and that after some Time the Woman which came in with him went away, at which Time he felt in his Pocket and found his Money was there; that the Prisoner came to him as he was sitting upon the Bed, and tumbling him down she unbutton'd his Breeches and got upon him; and after their laying some Time in that indecent Posture, she likewise left him, and upon searching his Pockets again, he found his Money was all gone, upon which he enquired for her, and some Time after found her.</p>
<p>She said in her Defence, That the Prosecutor kept Company with several Whores and several Whores, and produced two Witnesses, who depos'd, That at that Time which the Prosecutor brought the Woman to the Prisoner's House, She was not at Home that Night, nor had been at home for some Days before: Upon the Whole the Jury
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he took a Lodging at her House, and there being the Apparel of several Sea-faring Men in the same Room, he took them away, and that he had confess'd to her and others, that he took all the Goods mentioned in the Indictment.</p>
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<p>Luck the Watchman, confirm'd that the Prisoner delivered the Watch to the Prosecutor in his Presence, and said, if he was prosecuted for it the Prosecutor should not live long: The Fact appearing plain, the Jury found him
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<p>Mr. Blaney depos'd, That the Prisoner and two others came to his House on the Day aforesaid, and pretended they wanted a Warrant, when about two Hours after they were gone he miss'd his Watch, which hung upon a Nail in the same Room where the Prisoner and the others were; and advertising it in a Publick News Paper, it was brought to him by a Pawnbroker, one Granger; but the Pawnbroker and the other persons concerned, did not appear in Court: However, it appear'd by her own Confession, sign'd with her own Hand, That she in Company with
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<p>Mr. Wright depos'd, That the Prisoner came to live with him on the 6th of April last, but he not liking him, turned him away on the Night before this Robbery was committed; and upon finding the next Day that his House was broken and the Plate gone, he suspected the Prisoner, and employed one Mr. Mombray to search after him.</p>
<p>Mr. Mombray depos'd, That he got two Warrants (one to search, and the other to apprehend) and went to the Prisoner's Brother-in-Laws House, (Wills Coffee-House near Temple-Bar) and finding the prisoner there, he asked him his Name, which he not being willing to own, he charged a Constable with him, and they searching him, found in his pockets 5 Silver Tea-Spoons, and a Silver Top of a Cruet; which being produced in Court, appeared to be the Prosecutor's, by the Crest engraven on it.</p>
<p>Mr. Coggs depos'd, That he search'd him at Will's Coffe-House, and found the Plate in his Pockets, of which he could give no Account.</p>
<p>Mr. Tringuan depos'd, That the Morning after the Prisoner was taken, he heard him confess that the Plate was at the Saracen's-Head in Friday-street, in a Box, in the Room Number 22, and he them gave this Deponent 2 Keys, one for the Chamber-Door, and the other for the Box; and going to the Saracen's-Head, he found the Room, the Door of which he opened with the Key he had of the Prisoner, and in the Room found the Box, and the Plate in it, which Plate being produced in Court, Mr. Wright Swore it was his, it bearing his Coat of Arms.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner made but a very frivolous Defence, saying, that he got Drunk, and did not know how he came by the Plate which was found in his Pocket, and for that at the Saracen's-Head, he could not tell how it came there. Upon the Whole the Jury found him
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<p>Mr. Dowling depos'd, That on Easter Monday about 9 or 10 at Night, between Kentish Town and St. Pancras, William Sefton, Richard Hews, and the Prisoner at the Bar, came up to him and stopp'd him; and upon his asking what they meant, they said they would tell him presently, and immediately they knock'd him down, and took from him the Goods mentioned in the Indictment, and that some Time after, hearing that William Sefton was convicted and in Newgate, he went to him, and enquired if he could inform him of any of his Things of which he was robb'd, at which Time Sefton directed him to the Prisoner Bryan Mackguire; who had the Peruke then upon his Head which they took from this Deponent; the Wig being produced in Court, the Prosecutor depos'd that it was the same that was taken from him as aforesaid, and the same which he had of the Prisoner Mackguire, by the Direction of Sefton; of this Indictment he was likewise found
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<p>Mr. Carrol depos'd, That the Prisoner (in Company with the others) came up to him, and took from him four Shillings in Money, and going to take off his Ring, Mackguire could not get it off readily; upon which he put this Deponent's Finger in his Mouth, and violently pull'd it off with his Teeth, insomuch that he dreaded he would bite off his Finger: The Jury found him
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Goods mentioned in the Indictment were taken out of his Shed on the 16th of April in the Night-time, and that a Woman being stopp'd selling the Pick-Ax, she confess'd her being concerned in the Robbery, and brought out the Prisoners at the Bar, against whom she was admitted an Evidence, and by her Information he found them all at a Brandy Shop some Days after.</p>
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<p>Mr. Clark depos'd, That on the 25th of March last, as he was looking out of his Window, he saw the Prisoner Sarah Jones, come out of her Master's House, and at some Distance stood John Jackson, to whom she went up, and after some Confabulation she gave him something into his Hand, with which he seem'd pleas'd, and chuck'd her under the Chin, but he said he could not perceive what it was that she gave him, yet he believing there was an Intrigue between them, went and informed her Master of it. He further said, That when
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<p>Sarah Jones being ask'd what she had to say in her Defence, said, it was true, she took the Money out of her Master's House, and gave it to John Jackson.</p>
<p>John Jackson being ask'd what he had to say in his Defence, said, That he and Sarah Jones having at that Time a Respect for each other, he had a Design to marry her, and gave her a Ring at the Time which Mr. Clark said he saw her give something into his Hands.</p>
<p>Several Gentlemen appear'd for the Character of John Jackson, saying, he was an honest industrious Person, that maintained himself with a great deal of Credit and Reputation, and others depos'd in his Behalf, that Mr. Yarro the Prosecutor had said in their Hearing, That he would hang him right or wrong if he could; this being considered with the good Character he bore, and no positive Evidence appearing against him (for what Sarah Jones said was not Evidence) the Jury
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<p>Mr. Ridgley depos'd, That he hearing an Out-cry of Stop Thief, and seeing the two Prisoners running to get away, stopped Gardner, who said, the other was the Thief, and he had got the Money, that he was never in such a Fray before, and said, if this Deponent would let him go he would give him Half a Guinea, but he was above making an Advantage of letting a Villain escape, and therefore held him till the other was secured, and the Prosecutor had charg'd an Officer with them. They pretended that they knew nothing of the Matter, and brought several Witnesses to their Character, but the Fact appearing plain against them the Jury found them both
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<p>Mr. North depos'd, That he saw the Prisoners on the 13th of May, about 3 o'Clock in the Morning, carrying a Basket in which was something covered with a Cloth all Bloody, that he watched them to a House, and thought they had done something that was not honest, and he hearing afterwards that Mr. Buckley had advertised a Deer in the News Papers, he went and informed, Mr. Buckley of what he had seen; and upon further Enquiry the Prisoners were found out and apprehended.</p>
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