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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173007040001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, FOR THE City of LONDON, AND County of MIDDLESEX; ON
<p>Wednesday the 1st, Thursday the 2d, Friday the 3d, and Saturday the 4th of July, 1730, in the Fourth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Sixth SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir
<persName id="f17300704-1-person1"> RICHARD BROCAS
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<p>No. VI. for the said YEAR.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for T. PAYNE, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane, near Pater-noster-Row. M.DCC.XXX.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173007040002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the CITY of LONDON; AND ON</p>
<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 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, being the 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th of July 1730, in the Fourth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign,</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
<persName id="f17300704-1-person2" type="judiciaryName"> RICHARD BROCAS
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person2" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Knt. Lord Mayor of the City of London; the Honourable Mr. Justice Probyn, the Worshipful Mr. Serjeant Raby; and others of His Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery for the City of London, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex .</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
<persName id="f17300704-1-person3" type="jurorName"> Richard Blundel
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person3" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person4" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
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<p>
<persName id="f17300704-1-person5" type="jurorName"> Ezekiel Dow
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person5" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person6" type="given" value="Leonard"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person6" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
<persName id="f17300704-1-person7" type="jurorName"> William Ogbourn
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person7" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person7" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person8" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person11" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person12" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person12" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person17" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person17" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person20" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person20" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person22" type="given" value="Isaac"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person22" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person23" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="f17300704-1-person23" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person24" type="given" value="John"/>
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<interp inst="f17300704-1-person25" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .</p>
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<p>Katharine Chambers depos'd, That as she was coming from a Meeting, and stepping into a Coach, two or three Women came and jostled her, and Madam Jacomb telling her that her Watch Case was gone, the Prisoner was pursued, and the Case was in her Hand.</p>
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<interp inst="t17300704-1-person32" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, Upon hearing his Mistress cry out that she had lost her Watch Case, he followed the Prisoner, saw the Case in her Hand, and she seeing him, threw it away. The Fact being proved as to her having the Watch Case, but there seeming to be three in Company, and it not being proved that she took it, the Jury found her
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner was with a Person that lodg'd in the same House with her; that she went out about
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173007040003"/> Two o'Clock in the Afternoon, and coming Home about Eight at Night, she found her Door open, and her Cloaths to have been stolen, and that she found the Goods where the Prisoner had pawn'd them; the Jury found her
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17300704-4-off16" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a Gown and Petticoat, value 3 s. </rs> the Goods of
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, The Prisoner was his Lodger, and went away, and examining his Lodging after he was gone, the Sheets were missing; but there not being sufficient Proof that the Prisoner stole the Sheets, he was
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<p>Dorothy Man depos'd, She had put the Gown into a Tub of Water which stood in an Area before the House, there being Iron Rails before it, and hearing the next Day Linen cry'd, she went and found the Gown in the Hands of the Constable.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoner came to live with the Prosecutor, claiming Kindred with her, and had liv'd there about four Days, when she took the opportunity to go away with the Goods mentioned in the Indictment, part of which were
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he had been out of Town about six or seven Miles, and was coming Home between 12 and 1 o'Clock on Monday Morning, and seeing a Crowd, he put his Watch, &c. into his Coat, ripping the Lining to put them betwixt the Outside and Lining, he having the Curiosity to go into the Crowd, that there the Prisoner ask'd him to give her a Glass of Wine, that they went to a Tavern, but being Night, and there being four Taverns together, he could not tell what Tavern; that there they drank two Pints of Wine, and changing half a Guinea to pay the Reckoning, had 8 s. 6 d. in Change; that then the Prisoner deluded him to go with her to her Lodging to drink a Dram with her, that he had not been there above half an Hour, before she slipt away from him, and feeling for his Watch, &c. found they were gone; that the next Morning , i.e. on Tuesday, he found the Ring in the Custody of
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<p>The Prisoner in her Defence pleaded, That the Prosecutor had been in Company with another Woman before he pick'd her up, and that he followed her, and would have her go to drink with him, and followed her to her, Lodging, spent two Shillings, and he gave her the Ring, leaving it in pawn for three Shillings for carnal Copulation with her, which he had. She desir'd the Court to ask the Prosecutor, if he was not Drunk? He reply'd, He had been drinking, but was neither drunk nor sober. The Prosecutor deposing, The Ring was taken off his Finger, but he did not know when it was taken, or how: upon this the Court ordered him to put the Ring on his Finger, which he did not do without difficulty; and when it was on, a Stander-by, endeavoured to pull it off, and pulled very hard, but the Ring came not off; after a full hearing of the Matter, the Jury
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<interp inst="t17300704-24-person163" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> holding her, while the Prisoner ran away with it, that she crying out, Claret-fac'd Hannah d - n'd her, and said, if she made any Noise, she would Murder her in the Street, threatening to cut her Throat with a Penknife; she being in Fear, said, she would do what she pleas'd; that then she carried her to a Brandy-shop, and in came the Prisoner, and she having a Nosegay in her Bosom, the Prisoner said, D - n you, I long for your Nosegay, and snatch'd it away, and then said, she had a mind to her Gown, and got a Penknife of Claret-fac'd Hannah, and cut her Gown, Apron, and Head-cloaths, all to Pieces, and carried it away, so that she was forced to go home half naked, with her cut Apron hanging about her Shoulders.</p>
<p>Thomasin Partridge depos'd, That the Prosecutor lodg'd with her, and told her, that she had half a Guinea, and would go and fetch home a Gown she had in Pawn; and that she told her, the Woman who had it, not being at home, she was coming home, and gave her an account how she had been us'd by the Prisoner and
<persName id="t17300704-24-person164"> Hannah Whitman
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<interp inst="t17300704-24-person164" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and did come home without any Gown, with an old Apron hanging over her Shoulders; that when the Prisoner was apprehended, she said, D - n the Prosecutor, she would see her out, if it came to the worst, she should only go over the Water after her Husband,
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<p>The Prisoner deny'd the taking of the Money, but own'd the cutting of the Gown, and said the Gown was hers; that she had lent her the Gown, and had ask'd her for it several times, and that she swore she would never let her have it, and took a Pen-knife, and swore, D - n you, you Bitch, I'll cut you down the Nose, and threatned to swear her Life away.</p>
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<p>Mary Hall depos'd, That on the 11th of June, she thinks, the Prosecutor came to her to pawn her Apron for 6 d. saying, she had not a Farthing, and was very Hungry.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>Mrs. Cotterel did not deny the buying of the Goods of the Prisoner, but pleaded, she bought it publickly in her open Shop, and did not know it to be stolen, and gave the full Price for it, which was 2 s. 9 d. she called several Persons of the same Trade to her Reputation, who were themselves all Persons of Credit, and depos'd, That she had given the full Value for the Goods, and as much as they themselves would give in the Condition they were in; that they had known her for 9, 12, and
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he having been a
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<p>Justice Burdus depos'd, That the Prisoner came to him the 21st of June, and said, he had been at two Justices before, and that he was come to make a Confession of a Murther he had committed; that he seeming to be melancholy, he ask'd him, If he had not been Sick lately? He reply'd, No. That he took his Confession, and sent to inquire in the Neighbourhood if any such Fact had been committed. The Substance of his Confession was, That on the 19th of February last was two Years, he having one Son and two Daughters, was afraid that they would use his little Daughter,
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<p>This Evidence was confirm'd by the Prosecutor's Wife,
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<p>Justice Webster depos'd, That she did before him describe one, or both, of the Guineas before ever she saw them.</p>
<p>The Prisoner began his Defence with a florid Harangue, That it was some Alleviation to the Greatness of his Misfortune, that tho' he was a Stranger in the Country, distant from his Friends, he had the Happiness to stand and vindicate his Innocence before so honourable a Court, the Fame of whose Justice and Impartiality he had so often heard. That as to the Fact he was charg'd with, he was intirely Innocent; that he descended of
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<p>Justice Webster depos'd, That this Evidence came to him, and demanded the Money as a Relation of his.</p>
<p>Mr.
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<p>The Prisoner intimated, that the Prosecutor was but a Journeyman Taylor, and his Wife a Washerwoman, and that it was unlikely that he should have so much as eighteen Guineas and a half, and call'd some Witnesses who had heard the Prosecutor's Wife complain for want of Money.</p>
<p>To this the Prosecutor and his Wife reply'd, That upon Occasion of some Words between him and his Wife, the Prisoner took upon him to say, what need have you to complain, you have Gold enough.</p>
<p>But the Prosecutor call'd others who establish'd his Character as to that; and that he and his Wife were honest, saving, and industrious People, and did generally pass in the Neighbourhood for Persons aforehand in the World.</p>
<p>The Prisoner likewise call'd some Persons to his Character, but their Acquaintance with him was but of short Continuance; and the Fact being plainly proved, the Jury found him
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