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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="172810160001"/>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 COUNTY of MIDDLESEX.</p>
<p>On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, being the 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st, of October, 1728, in the Second Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>It appeared, That the Prisoners, in Company with another Person, call'd for a Tankard of Beer, at the Prosecutor's House, and whilst the Servant went to fetch Change, after they call'd to pay, they ran away; but the Prosecutor getting some Information of them, search'd, and found them, and the Tankard, at an ill House in White-Horse-Alley, near Chick-Lane, the Jury found them
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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>Justice Ellis depos'd, That Mackcullister confess'd before him, that he had a part of the Money of which the Prosecutor was robb'd, that he with one Street Sold the Prosecutor's Buckles to one Mrs. Holiday who keeps a Silversmiths-Shop, that he had a part of the Money for which they were Sold; and that after some Trouble, Mrs. Holiday produced the Buckles by the Directions of Mackcullister.</p>
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<p>Mr. Clark depos'd, That on the 18th of August, between Twelve and One in the Morning, he took Coach in Cornhill, for the Inner-Temple, and near the great Toy-Shop, by St. Paul's, he saw 3 or 4 Persons dogging the Coach, and that he scarce lost Sight of them, till he came to the End of Water-Lane, when Barnham and Vaux bid the Coachman stand, at which he put his Head out of the Coach, and saw them very plainly, when immediately Levee and Featherby assaulted him in the Coach, and took from him a silver Watch, a Diamond Ring (which he has since found by the Direction of Levee) and eleven Shillings, Levee being the Person who took the Ring and Money, and Featherby all the while holding a Pistol at his Breast; that Levee saying he had still more Money, search'd further, and found his Pocket in which was fourteen Guineas and a half, which Pocket he violently tore off, with the Money in it, and likewise tore down his Breeches with the Pocket.</p>
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<p>This Deponent farther said, That he being weary of this wicked and detestable Practice, took a Resolution to betray the Company which met together, to commit such filthy Actions, and accordingly he gave Information against them, and contrived to be in the Room when the Prisoner and others were apprehended, at the aforesaid Muss's House, in Black-Lion-Yard, White-Chappel.</p>
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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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<p>The Records being examined. It appeared, That the Prosecutor was actually convicted of Forgery, and a Conspiracy, in publishing Forged Writing, and had the Judgment pass'd on him, as is usual in such Cases, upon which the Court ordered him to withdrew, and proceded to examine witnesses, against the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>This Deponent further said, That when he overtook the Prisoner, he was riding an even Trot, and stopping at the Swan at Tottenham, asked how far it was to London, and being told four Miles, he said he would put up a little, but he being tir'd, supp'd in the publick Kitchen, and after staying there some Time, went to bed, saying, he had rode forty Miles that Day, upon a very indifferent Horse.</p>
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<p>Mr. Legg depos'd, That the Prisoner put up his Horse at his House, at the Swan, at Tottenham, and supp'd with them, in the publick Kitchen, behaving himself very orderly, and had not the least Appearance of a Robbery, or suspicious Person; and that after he was apprehended, the Prosecutor saying, he had a Pistol about him when he assaulted him, he used his Servants to search very narrowly, under the Manger, and about the Stable, where the Prisoner's Horse stood, but after the most strick Search, they could not find any Pistol.</p>
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<p>He said in his Defence, That he was not out of his House all that Night, to prove which he produc'd the following Witnesses</p>
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<p>It appeared, That the Prisoner was acquainted at the Prosecutors</p>
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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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<p>That when they went to ravish her, she knee'ed down upon her Knees, and told them, she was a poor Girl, and lived at the famous Anodyne Necklace near Temple-Bar, but they would not be satisfy'd, till they had all three laid with her, and she did believe she was with Child by them all, and she went home, and told her Mother what they did, and she put them into the Hands of a Lawyer, and he indicted them in the King's-Bench.</p>
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<p>The Prisoners in their Defence said, She was a Girl of no Reputation, and brought a Witness who depos'd, that on the Day mentioned in the Indictment, he saw her lay upon the Grass, behind a Hedge, with 3 Boys one on each Side, and the other upon her, &c.</p>
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<p>Mr. Tibbalds depos'd, That in July last, the Prosecutor employ'd him against the Prisoners, on the account of an Assault, she and her Mother saying, they had beat and abus'd her, but not any mention was then made of a Rape, but they not agreeing, for she asked fifty Pounds Damages, the Girl came to him afterwards, and said her Mother would indict then for a Rape, and coming another Time, she told him, they had had a Meeting, and the Prisoners agreed to give her three Pounds, and when Acquittances were drawn, Bateman snatch'd the Money again out of her Hand, and she wanted to know in this Case, if she could not indict them for Street-Robbers, upon which he seeing they were a wicked contentious People told them, he would have nothing to do with them, when the next News he heard, was of this Prosecution, the Jury considering the Matter
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