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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173104280001"/>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 28th, Thursday the 29th, Friday the 30th of April, Saturday the 1st, and Monday the 3 d of May 1731, in the Fourth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Fourth SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
<persName id="f17310428-1-person1"> HUMPHREY PARSONS
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<p>No. IV. for the said YEAR.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for T. PAYNE, at the Crown, in Pater-noster-Row. 1731.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173104280002"/>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, Saturday, and Monday; being the 28th, 29th, and 30th of April, and the 1st and 3d of May, 1731, in the Fourth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign,</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That as she was standing to see the Welsh-Society pass by, the Prisoner stood before her, with his Hands behind him, that he being well dress'd like
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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>It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prosecutor's House being on Fire, the Goods were lost, and found in the Prisoner's Lodging.</p>
<p>The Prisoner in his Defence pleaded, That he seeing the Clock lie in the Chanel, took it up, and carried it away to secure it, till he could find the Owner, and call'd the following Evidence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17310428-18-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That he saw the Clock thrown out of a Window at the Fire. Several Persons appearing to the Prisoner's Reputation, among which were the Right Hon. the Lord De la Ware, and Capt. Carr, who gave him a very honest Character, the Jury
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<p>It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was a Neighbour, who us'd to be frequent at the House, and was seen about the Prosecutor's Door, while they were abroad. But there not being sufficient Evidence against the Prisoner, and the calling divers to her Reputation, she was
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<p>She was likewise indicted a second Time for
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<interp inst="t17310428-19-verdict93" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty to the Value of 4s. 10d. </rs> </p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Makepeace, the Constable, depos'd, That when he search'd her Lodgings, she went with him to the Pawn-Broker , and call'd for the Goods, and also deny'd that any Body was concern'd in stealing them but herself, but only that she was advis'd to it by a young Man; that they found the Silver-Tankard and Gold-Watch at the Pawn-Broker's; that the Prisoner offer'd him 50 Guineas to let her go, telling him, he would save a Life; that he reply'd, he had rather she should hold up her Hand at the Bar than he; to which she reply'd, you shall not do it voluntarily, I will slip away from you.</p>
<p>Rebeccah Perry depos'd, That the Prisoner Lodg'd in Hatton-Garden, with an Acquaintance of hers, whom she frequently visited , and she behav'd herself so, that she took her for a very honest modest Gentlewoman, that after some time she desired to speak with her, saying, she desir'd a favour of her, which was, to borrow 10 l. upon a Gold-Watch, she being straitned for Money, telling her, that the Watch was given to her by her Husband before Marriage; that her Husband was a young Gentleman of Fortune, and their Marriage was not yet known to his Relations; that she did go to a Friend of hers, and borrow'd 10 l. upon the Watch, and afterwards carried the Plate, and redeem'd the Watch by her desire, and afterwards carried the Watch again, and borrow'd more Money upon that, and in 10 or 12 Days she was taken up.</p>
<p>The Prisoner in her Defence deny'd the stealing of the Goods; but said, they were given to her by a young Man, who told her, they were his Mother's, adding , that the Prosecutor had a young Man his Servant, who had since absconded from him, one - Coats, and that he had said, that if he could have gotten him, he would not have troubled himself with her; that he said also, that the said - Coats had robb'd him of 60 l. and that he had had 200 l. of his Friends in Satisfaction for it; she call'd the following Evidences.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Sutton depos'd much to the same purpose.</p>
<p>The Prisoner call'd several Persons of Credit to her Reputation, who gave her a good Character; and there being no Evidence of the Prisoner's having been in or about the Prosecutor's House, so as to have an opportunity of stealing the Goods, the Jury
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<p>They were also indicted a second Time, together with
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Both the Prosecutors swore the Cows to be theirs, and that they were taken out of their Grounds. They added, That before the Justice, the Prisoner pretended he bought the Cows upon the Road the 27th of March, whereas they were not lost till the 1st of April; both the Facts being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him
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<p>It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Plank of the Prosecutor's Cellar-Window was broken, and the Door unpinn'd, and that some Person had gotten out of the Cellar into the Shop, through a Hole cut in the Floor to let down Coals, and that the Maid hearing a Noise, gave Notice to her Mistress and the Apprentices, who going down into the Cellar with a Watchman, found the Prisoner lying upon the Coals, cover'd with one of the Workmen's Coats, and he being searched, the Scissors were found in his Pocket, one of the Points of which was broken, and the Piece of it in the Money Drawer.</p>
<p>The Prisoner pretended he was shut out of his Lodging, and as he was going along, the Plank being open, he fell down into the Cellar, and being shut out, lay down to sleep there; but this not availing, the Jury found him
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<p>The Prisoner deny'd his having any concern in the Prosecutor's House; and as to the Expressions , if he did use them, it was when he was not in his Senses, and call'd a great Number of Evidences .</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prisoner pleaded, That the Prosecutor met her, and ask'd her to drink, and gave her half a Crown to lye with her, and got her down on the Ground, and his Breeches being down might lose his Watch there, for it was afterwards found in the Ashes in the Chimney-Corner.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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