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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173001160001"/>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-Bailey; for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex.</p>
<p>On Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday, being the 16th, 17th, 19th, and 20th of January 1730, in the Third Year of His MAJESTY's Reign,</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir RICHARD BROCAS , Knt. Lord Mayor of the City of London; the Right Honourable Lord
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<p>London Jury:</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<interp inst="t17300116-1-person31" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, I was in my own House on the 9th of December, my Wife was at the Door, and seeing the Prisoner loitering about, called me, and I saw the Prisoner get upon the Groove of the Shutters, and take something; I pursued the Prisoner, saw him drop something, seized him, and bid him take up what he had drop'd, but he would not take it up.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner made no Defence worth repeating, nor had any Person to call to his Reputation; the Jury found him
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prisoner said it was the first Fault he was guilty of; and his Master said he believed it might be his first Offence, having had a very good Character of him from whence he came; the Jury found him
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>It appeared, that the Prisoners, were such as they call Feezers , that lurk about the Keys, and lie at the Glass-Houses ; that they got into a Warehouse at Smarts-Key , by means of the Crane, and carried off the Goods laid in the Indictment, in their Aprons; the Aprons, were produced in Court, the Jury found them
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<p>Atkins Moore , the Constable, depos'd, That he took Scott at Bea-Key , and left him in Custody of Mr. Rapson ; that Scott got away from him, but by Oliver's Direction, about the 7th of December he found the Prisoner Scott, at the Glass-house in Rosemary-Lane.</p>
<p>Scott had nothing to say in his Defence, nor any body to his Reputation.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Atkins Moore (the Constable) depos'd, That the Prisoner confessed the Fact when he was taken; the Jury found him
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<interp inst="t17300116-7-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, About the 8th of November I was inform'd, that my Man, the Prisoner, had sold a Box of Tobacco to Mr. Asplin, at the Ship Alehouse in Tower-street, I went and charged a Constable with him, and
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173001160003"/> he said he had bought Tobacco of Mr. Darrant in Thames-street; I went to Mr. Darrant's, and he told me he had bought Tobacco of him, three Boxes, but none since May, and that the last he bought of him was Saffron cut, but that which he sold Mr. Asplin was Square cut; and when he had been in the Compter four Days, he confess'd he stole the Tobacco mentioned in the Indictment.</p>
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<interp inst="t17300116-7-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, On the 8th of September I bought a Box of Tobacco of the Prisoner, and paid him 14 s. for it, desired a Receipt of him, but he refus'd to give me one, though I bought it in his Master's Name: On Lord Mayor's Day he called on me, and asked me if I wanted any more - I generally buy my Tobacco of Mrs . Harrison, and I asked her why she could not sell as cheap as another, told her that I could buy as good for 14 d. as she made me pay 18 d. for, and let her know who I had it of; she told Mr. Horton of it, and he said he never sold me any, otherwise Mr. Horton had known nothing of it</p>
<p>Anthony Newman depos'd, That he heard the Prisoner confess it was his Master's Tobacco, and that he asked pardon when in the Compter.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner in his Defence said, that he intended to give his Master the Money, but forgot it; but there being two Months time between the Prisoner's being taken up, and his receiving the Money for the Tobacco, the Jury found him
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17300116-8-person74" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, Coming down Cornhill with a Friend, I saw the Prisoner with another Woman, and they pretended to be afraid of Street-Robbers; upon which I and my Friend offer'd to go along with them, which they accepted; when we had seen them, as we thought, out of Danger, we were for returning back, but the Prisoner said, if we would go with them to her Sisters in Chick-Lane , she would treat us with a Fowl, we went with them to the
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<interp inst="t17300116-8-person77" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> spoke to me to get the Matter made up with Bailey, and told me he had got six Guineas and a Moidore of the Prisoner - The next Day he offer'd five Guineas and the Moidore, and desired me to speak to Bailey to make it up, and I should have half a Guinea for my self; I told him Mr. Bailey was averse to making of it up, Wright said he came from the Prisoner, and Pember was with him that goes for her Husband.</p>
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<interp inst="t17300116-8-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That Pember and Wright came to him, and desired it might be made up, for he declared the Cole was sunk, but they had five Guineas and a Moidore left, and he would give a Note for the rest - said that his Wife was Drunk in Bed - this Deponent faith, that the Prisoner sent several times to him, desiring him to prevail with Bailey to make it up.</p>
<p>The Prisoner said, that they offer'd her to make it up for Ten Guineas; but she refus'd , and deny'd the Fact.</p>
<p>Denby Pierce (who keeps the House) depos'd, That two Men and two Women came in; the Men were fuddled, but said they came to be merry, and called for a Tiff of Punch, that
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<p>Mr. Bailey added, that he went to take the Prisoner up with a Warrant, and hearing she used Mr. Warwick's House in Drury-Lane , he went and found her there, and told her he had a Warrant against her; upon which another Woman came up, and run against him, and said, if he touched her, she would swear her Life against him, for she was with Child, and so the Prisoner got away.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner said the same, and that Bailey told her she had Cloaths that she might pawn, and raise Money upon, but she refus'd.</p>
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<p>Bailey says further, That upon offering to take
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<p>Swiney (the old Fellow, that conducted them up Stairs) thus depos'd, The Prosecutor came in with
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<p>The Prisoner had little to say in his Defence, but that he left the Tankard behind him.</p>
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<p>Keys said, he met this Evidence in Red-Lyon-Street, London; that he gave him a Pint of Beer, and told him the Circumstances of the Robbery, and they running in his Head when he was Drunk, he knew not what he said.</p>
<p>Gibbins did not deny his giving Keys a pint of Beer, but said he did not tell him the Circumstances of the Robbery.</p>
<p>Gibbins was ask'd some plain Questions by the Court, and he prevaricated; which did not much advance the Credit of his Evidence .</p>
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<p>The Court observed that what Keys said at the Alehouse, was not Evidence against Johnson.</p>
<p>Johnson alledged, That he went voluntarily before the Justice.</p>
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<p>Mr. King thus depos'd, On the 5th of October was Twelve-months, a Man came into my Master Applebec's Shop, and bought a small Brass Cock for 12 d. and gave me a Guinea to Change; I had not Silver enough forwards, going to a Draw where I had more Money, the Person followed me, I took out the Drawer, not knowing then there was any Body behind me, and whilst I was looking out the Change, a Paper, wherein the Gold was, mentioned in the Indictment, was taken away, and I gave him his Change before I miss'd it, he took it up hastily, and went off with the Gold and his Change; it was of a Saturday in the Forenoon, but it is so long since, that I cannot be positive to the Man; he was middle Aged, and about Haddock's Stature; as soon as he was gone I stepp'd into the Shop, and said, I believ'd I was Robb'd, but could not find which way he went.</p>
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<interp inst="t17300116-30-person274" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, On the 5th of October was Twelve-months, there came in a Gentleman in a light-colour'd Wigg, and bought a small Brass Cock, 'twas about the middle of the Day, and he wanted Change for a Guinea; Mr. King went back for Change, and the Person followed him; I was picking Metal in the middle of the Shop; after he had got his Change, he came hastily forward, and almost jumpt over my Back; presently Mr. King asked me, If I knew which way the Man went? For he said he had Robb'd him of some Money; I look'd out, but could not see him.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Berry thus depos'd, Mr. Haddock came to lodge with me Michaelmas was twelve Months; and was so Sick, that he never went out of the House for three Weeks after; he had a dizziness in his Head; and sometime after that, never went farther than into the Park for a little Air; Mr. Roberts recommended him to me, and he lodged at my House till he went into the Bagnio .</p>
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<interp inst="t17300116-30-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, I went on Sunday to ask for my Master, and I heard a Woman say to Dowdell, I am sorry to see you here; he answer'd, he was not sorry at all, for he would save his own Life, and put Money into his Pocket, for he had made himself an Informer; ay, says the Woman, but you inform against honest Men; Dowdell reply'd, he would hang the three Regiments of Guards before he would be Hanged himself.</p>
<p>Several Persons that Haddock had dealt with, and some others, gave him a good Character.</p>
<p>Mr. Richards depos'd, That he went with the High Constable of Westminster to see the Prisoners, and he heard Dowdell say, He could Impeach a great many more, but that he knew nothing of them.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner ask'd some trifling Questions, as, who spoke first? whether Mr. Thompson could Read or Write? because he shew'd him his Directions where to find Mr. Hearn's which being imperfect, Mr. Thompson said was the Reason of his shewing it, not that he could not read it himself; then the Prisoner desir'd to know, if the Prosecutor ever came to him from Thursday to Saturday? Mr. Thompson said, No; because he was so hurry'd in Business that he had not time.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Ray depos'd, That she saw Mr. Thompson come in very much affrighted, and that he said a sorry Fellow had dogg'd him from the One Bell Inn in the Strand.</p>
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<p>Another Evidence depos'd to the same Effect , adding, that the Prisoner said he would clear Mr. Thompson in all Respects.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner in his Defence said, the Day they were taken he had been to see a Friend; and happen'd to meet with Dexter, that he asked him to drink, and they went into the Gentleman and Porter, and presently his Brother came by, and they called him in to drink with them; and then Dexter went out, and immediately brought in three Men, who took them, and they were sent to the Compter; that he drove a Coach for his Livelihood, and as for the Robbery he was charged with, he knew nothing of it.</p>
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<p>There were a great many Persons of Credit, and Reputation; who spoke to their Characters, they being both at the Bar.</p>
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<p>Sir, This comes to acquaint you, I can inform you, who it was that Robb'd you, come along with the Bearer, and you will oblige your Humble Servant , Dec. 6. From the Compter.
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<p>Mr. Warwick procceded, - in the Evening , I went to the Compter, and sent for Dexter into the Lodge; he look'd upon me, and said I was the Person they Robb'd in such a Place , then shew'd me the Medal; the Shoes he said , were pawn'd by one of the Prisoner's Wives ; then I went to look upon the Prisoners, and ask'd them, what they had done with the Shoes? but they would not own they had them, or were the Persons concern'd in the Robbery.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17300116-34-off197 t17300116-34-crimeloc199"/>; I saw two Men come running towards us, but knew not how to escape them, tho' I thought they were Thieves; presently I heard a Pistol fir'd behind me, then Nowland came up, presented Pistol to my Breast, and demanded my Money, or he would shoot me through the Body that Minute; I put him off a little, for I heard my Friend was engag'd, and I could not fight my self, so gave him five or six Shillings; and Mr. Butler call'd out, and said, I believe I shall take this Fellow, upon that Nowland quitted me to save his Companion - I did not go to Mr. Butler for fear of being kill'd, but went to Mr. Crisp's, at the Bowling-Green House, to get some Assistance, if he should be bound; 'twas some time before I got in, and soon after Mr. Butler came there very much wounded, upon which a Surgeon was sent for, and his Wounds were dress'd - 'Twas a very Moon-light Night, and Nowland had a great Coat with the Cape button'd up; I believe the very same Coat that he has on now; and I believe the Prisoner to be the same Person.</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person359"> Nicholas Butler
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person359" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> thus depos'd, I was Robb'd by the two Prisoners at the Bar; I was coming from Lime-House with my Wife, Mr. Molton, and my Wife's Sister; 'twas a very Moon-light Night, and we were in a Path by Reason of the Water on one side, it being low Ground, and Ditches on both, we could not go abreast; and my little Boy that was with us said, there were two Men, I said, I believ'd they were Thieves; and presently Westwood comes up, presented a Pistol, and said, D - you, your Money, Sir; I gave my self a short turn from the Pistol, and knock'd him down; the Pistol went off, wounded me in the Arm, and tore my Coat Sleeve all to Pieces; I saw something under Westwood's Coat, but did not apprehend what it was; but it proved to be a Tuck afterwards; Nowland came up but slowly, and said, D - you, why don't you give him your Money, then both came upon me; D - you, says I, two against one is too much; they came upon me, and got me down into the Ditch, and Westwood kept Stabbing at me, I shifted as well as I could, and my Wife cried out, for God's sake don't kill my Husband; Westwood said, are not you a Barbarous Dog not to give us your Money? so I'gave them half a Guinea and a Shilling - Nowland said, don't kill him Westwood, he swore D - me, he would; gave me a Stab, and run away.</p>
<p>The Prisoners desired this Evidence might be ask'd, if he did not take up others on Account of this Robbery? - Mr. Butler denied it.</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person360"> Anne Nailor
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person360" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> thus depos'd, On the 23d of November, my Brother, Sister, Mr. Molton, and I, with my Brother, and Mr. Molton's little Boy, were coming from Lime-House, Mr. Molton and I were a little before, and I saw two Rogues coming towards us, one went to Mr. Butler, and the other,
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person361" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , came up to us, claps a Pistol to Mr. Molton's Breast, and said, D - you, your Money; and I see Mr. Molton give him some Money; but don't know how much; then hearing a Pistol fir'd, I went back to see if my Brother was not kill'd, and I saw Westwood stabbing my Brother in a Ditch, and then Nowland came up - He was in a loose Coat, with the Cape button'd up about his Neck; he had a Pistol in his Hand, and said to me, D - you, you B - ch, deliver your Money, or you are dead; I gave him 3 s. 6 d. then he turn'd to my Brother, and said, D - you, why don't you deliver your Money, and I saw my Brother give them Money, some to one, and some to the other; then Westwood gave my Brother a stab, and they ran away: After that, it was with Difficulty that we got my Brother out of the Ditch, and when he was out we thought he could not live a Quarter of an Hour; about fourteen Days after I saw Nowland, and am positive he is the Man, for I saw him when he Robb'd Mr. Molton , and stood by Westwood when he was stabbing my Brother.</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person362"> Mary Butler
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person362" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> depos'd, On Sunday the 23d of November, about a Quarter past Nine o'Clock
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<p>N. B. The above Witnesses (at the Request of the Prisoners) gave their Evidence separately, that is, when one gave Evidence, the others were not in Court ; upon which the Prosecutors requested, that the Evidence for the Prisoners might do the same; which being granted, they proceeded, but did not so well agree.</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person363"> John Millner
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<p>Westwood, in his Defence said, that Mr. Butler was going to swear the Robbery against another Man; and that at the time the Robbery was committed, he was a Merry-making, at his Brother's; to prove it,</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person364"> Joseph Kenton
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person364" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, On the 23d of November , about Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, Westwood's Brother came to me, and desir'd me to go with one Todd and
<persName id="t17300116-34-person365"> Margaret Floyd
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person365" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> to be married at the Fleet, which being done, we return'd to his Brother's, and had a Dinner there, and the Prisoner and his Mother were sent for, who came about 3 o'Clock, and then there were about eight or nine of us, and the Prisoner never was absent a Quarter of an Hour, from Three o'Clock till Eleven at Night: Being ask'd, how he knew it to be the 23d of November? He produc'd a Certificate, which, he said, was given to the Woman that was married of that Date: Being ask'd, where the Persons were that were married? He said, that they were gone into the Country, and that he sent for the Certificate from them that Morning; upon which (by Order of the Court) the Register Book belonging to the Three Compasses, the House where he said the Ceremony was perform'd, was sent for, and being produc'd in Cour t, answer'd the Date of the Certificate.</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person366"> Richard Nebors
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person366" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That being at the George in Hounsditch, Mr. Butler came thither about a Week before Westwood was taken, expecting to see the Man that Robb'd him; that being an House of ill Repute, but there was no Body there then, and they drank two Tankards of Beer together, and talking about it, Mr. Butler said, the Man that Robb'd him, he believ'd to be about fifty Years of Age, that he had a bald Pate, and was a short Man, and that he heard him repeat the same in another Place.</p>
<persName id="t17300116-34-person367"> Rebecca Fowler
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<interp inst="t17300116-34-person367" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> depos'd, I live at the Three Kings in East-Smithfield, and about five Weeks ago, a Person came to my House, call'd for a Pint of Drink, and shifted himself, but before that was done, Mrs. Butler came in, and I ask'd her, if she knew that Man? and she said she did, for he was the Person that Robb'd her Husband. And they examin'd the Man as to his mark on his Head, and sent for a Constable, but did not Charge him - As to the Blow, the Man said he got that at the Black Boy in Chick-Lane, they sent a Porter thither, and the People came in a Coach, and said, that he had been at their House, and receiv'd the Blow there, and then they set him at Liberty.</p>
<p>Sarah Wall (a Lodger at the Three Kings) depos'd to the same Effect, as did
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