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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173109080001"/>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 8th, Thursday the 9th, and Friday the 10th of September 1731, in the Fifth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Seventh SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
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<p>No. VII. 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="173109080002"/>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 8th, 9th, and 10th of September 1731, in the Fifth 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>It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prosecutor's Wife stepping out of her Shop, turning her Head, saw the Prisoner leaning over the Counter, and found her Money-Drawer open, and the Money gone; that the Prisoner ran away, but being pursu'd, he was taken, and the Money found upon him. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>John Hall deposed to the same Purpose as the former Evidence had done; and that the Prisoner struck the Deceased under the Ear, upon which he immediately fell down dead.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he went to one Mr. Abbot's, and having drank a Bowl of Punch, Mr. Abbot desir'd him to lye there that Night, he being just come out of the Country; that he did so, that he being in Bed, the Prisoner came into the Room, and taking away his Breeches, lock'd him; and having taken out his Money, threw the Breeches into the Room again. The Prosecutor being ask'd, if there had not been familiar Conversation between him and the Prisoner? He reply'd, No: And also, if she was not in the Bed with him? He reply'd, No; there was a Woman in Bed with him. The Prisoner denied the Fact, and there being no Evidence against that of the Prosecutor, who had no View of the Person who took his Breeches, being in the Dark, the Jury
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>These Cirrcumstances were confirm'd by
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That as she was going Home about 11 a Clock at Night, having been at the Thatcht-house Tavern, and having a Pint Bottle of Wine for a Cousin who was sick, being over-against Hungerford-Market, the Prisoner was talking with a Woman at an Apothecary's Door; that she calling a Chair, was just stepping into it, when the Prisoner came to her, and drag'd her cross the Way; when, about 10 or 12 Yards towards
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<interp inst="t17310908-51-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That he was coming through Duke's-Court, and just under the Archway, there was an Outcry of, Stop, Thief! And there were Fellows with Links running after the Prisoner, and the Prisoner ran into the Church-porch; and Mr. Hyat took the Prosecutor's Pocket out of the Prisoner's Hand, and Mr. Burgess took up the Fan; and there was in the Pocket a Shilling and some Half-pence, but he saw no Half Guinea (whereas the Prosecutor depos'd, there was a Half Guinea ty'd up in the Corner of the Handkerchief) and that the Frenchman (i. e. the Prisoner) said, he had lost his Money, the Prosecutor had taken all his Money; but upon examining his Pocket, he had 15 s. in it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17310908-51-person271" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, That he was coming from Justice Du Val's, and Lawley was also there; and hearing a Cry of Stop Thief, the Prisoner being stopp'd, he said, the Bitch had robb'd him of a Bottle of Wine and Half a Guinea; and he had the Pocket in his Hand, and there was in it a Purse, and a Lock of Hair, and Handkerchief: He thinks the Purse had in it a Ribbon, an Iron Key, a Snuff-box, and a little Brass candlestick. This Evidence being ask'd, if he had not heard of another Name for what he call'd the Purse? said, He had heard it call'd a Machine; to which the Prosecutor said, she knew nothing of the Machine . This Evidence added, that when the Prisoner was stopp'd, he did attempt to get away again.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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