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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173106020001"/>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 2d, Thursday the 3d, and Friday the 4th of June, 1731, in the Fourth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Fifth SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
<persName id="f17310602-1-person1"> HUMPHREY PARSONS
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<p>No. V. 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="173106020002"/>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, and Friday, being the 2d, 3d, and 4th of June 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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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he lost his Handkerchief out of his Pocket, and that it was found upon the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he lost two Pieces of Silk, and a Person bringing one of the Pieces to Match, he telling her it was his Silk that had been stolen, she said, she had it of the Prisoner, and produc'd her.</p>
<p>Mrs. Gilbert depos'd, That the Prisoner being a Lodger in her House, whom she took to be a very honest Woman, she ask'd her to get her a Chapman to buy the Silk, upon which she shewing it to a Neighbour, she was willing to buy it, but wanted 2 or 3 Yards more, upon which she went to Match it, and it was stopp'd by the Prosecutor.</p>
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<p>It appear'd that the Abridgment of Plutarch's Lives were stolen from a Stall in
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<p>There were other Evidences much to the same Effect; and they all agreed that there did not seem to be any premeditated Malice between the Prisoner and the deceased; but only a sudden Quarrel, the Occasion of which none of the Evidences could give any Account of.</p>
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<p>It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoner came into the Prosecutor's Shop in the Morning before he was up, and the Boy having combed his Wig, he sent him up Stairs to ask his Master if he could make him a brown Wig by Saturday Night, and while the Boy was gone up, the Prisoner went away with the Wigs and Hair.</p>
<p>The Prisoner afterwards being so daring as to pass by the Prosecutor's Door, the Boy espying him, gave Notice to his Master, then standing at the Door, who immediately pursuing him, took him, and the Goods were part of them found near New-Prison , with the Prisoner, and one Wig where he had sold it. The Fact being plain, the Jury found him
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<p>This Evidence was confirm'd by Eliz. Ballass , who added, that besides, 20 l. he said he would maintain her handsomely, and then he could come and sit in Captain
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<persName id="t17310602-35-person223"> Robert Bridgman
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<interp inst="t17310602-35-person223" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and coming into the Field, saw a Heap of People together, and thought it had been some Boys a Fighting, and said, let them fight it out. That the Woman got up before they came to the Prisoner, that when they came near, the Prosecutor cry'd, help, help, will you see a Man robb'd and murther'd too; that they parted them, that they should not struggle any longer; that when the Prisoner would have gone away, the Prosecutor said, don't let him go, I had Money about me, perhaps I have lost some of it, that there was 10 Guineas and a Half-penny found upon the Ground, and
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<p>The Prisoner in his Defence pleaded, That he had been at Blackwall with Elizabeth Corner, and coming back they sat down to rest themselves on a Bank, and the Prosecutor came up to them, and abus'd them in a gross manner, and took hold of Elizabeth Corner's Ridinghood, and would not let her go; that he bidding him let her alone, the Prosecutor hit him a slap on the Face, and so they fell a fighting, but he knew nothing of his Money, th at he offered to be search'd, pull'd out his Pocket, and went voluntarily with him before a Magistrate.</p>
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<persName id="t17310602-35-person230"> Isaac Gale
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<p>
<persName id="t17310602-35-person232"> Andrew Seymour
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<p>
<persName id="t17310602-35-person233"> Henry Masters
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<p>
<persName id="t17310602-35-person234"> Matthew Collier
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<p>Several other Evidences depos'd to the like Purpose.</p>
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<p>Elizabeth Corner pleaded in her Defence, That she had been at Blackwall to carry some Things to her Son, and the Prisoner went with her to carry some of them, and that sitting down to rest them as they came back, the Prosecutor came, and said, we were going to make a Bawdy-House of his Field, saying, it was his (tho' it was not) giving them ill Language, and pulled and haled her by the Ridinghood, and struck
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<p>Mrs. Brown likewise depos'd, That she knew Elizabeth Corner, and never knew any dishonesty by her.</p>
<p>It being intimated, that the Prosecutor was in Liquor;
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<p>- Hargrove being ask'd as to the Condition the Prosecutor was in, he reply'd, he could not tell, whether he was drunk or sober; he might be stupified with the Blows he had receiv'd.</p>
<p>The Jury found them both
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<p>The Prisoners both deny'd the Fact, and Ogilby pleaded that he was invited by Larwood to go with him to Windsor, to an Aunt, of whom he expected to have had some Money, and that he offered to find him a Horse to go with him, and that about 3 Miles off, near Eaton, Larwood began to be melancholy, and he asking the Reason, he told him, it was because he could get no Money of his Aunt, and that he left him at Langley, that himself went to the Ram-Inn at Uxbridge , and there happended to meet with the Evidence - Pritchard, and they rode directly for London. That
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<p>- Pritchard, a Chocolate-maker, near Aldgate, who depos'd the same that Ogilby had pleaded, as to his buying the Snuff-Box, &c. but he being ask'd by the Court, whether this Man that sold Ogilby the Snuff-Box, &c. was not the Prisoner Larwood? He reply'd, he could not say whether it was he or not.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner pleaded, his Master used to allow him to take a piece of Horse flesh now and then for his own Use. And he called several Persons, who gave him a good Character, upon which the Jury
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<p>This Evidence being ask'd by the Court, Why she did not discover this till so long time after? (which, as she said, was about three Weeks since she discover'd it) she answer'd, because she was afraid of her Life; but not being easy in her Mind, without discovering it, she did declare it; she added, that after the Prisoner had jump'd down, he shew'd her a Paper, Touch-Wood and Tinder-Box, that this was about an Hour before Day, and that about an Hour after it was Day, he was behind the new Chimney, and he shew'd a Pipe and Touch-Wood, and told her, that it would lie 3 or 4 Hours before it kindled; that he lighted the Touch-Wood, and put it under the Thatch, and that afterwards it was all on a Blaze, and that he came the third Time, and was behind the new Chimney, and she saw him light the Touch-Wood with his Pipe, and put it under the Thatch; that her Mistress sending up the Boy to take down the Straw that was about, he cry'd Fire.</p>
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<p>Transportation 21.</p>
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<p>Burnt in the Hand 3.</p>
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<p>To be Whipp'd 2.</p>
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