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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173110130001"/>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 13th, Thursday the 14th, and Friday the 15th of October 1731, in the Fifth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Eighth and Last SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable HUMPHREY PARSONS, Esq; Lord Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1731.</p>
<p>No. VIII. 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="173110130002"/>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 13th, 14th, and 15th of October 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>
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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>- Allen depos'd, That the Prosecutor was brought to his House about 12 a Clock, by a Watchman, all dirty and bloody; and the next Morning he told two Men that lay in the House, that he had been knock'd down by one Shock, (Edgington,) and that his Pocket had been pick'd. That thereupon he went before a Justice of the Peace and made Oath of it, and describing the Persons, they were afterwards apprehended.</p>
<p>The Prisoners calling some Evidence, who depos'd, That the Prisoners came home to their Lodgings at about a quarter of an hour after nine a clock, went up stairs, and they believed, went to bed, and did not go out again that Night; the Proof of the Fact resting solely on the Evidence of the Prosecutor, who might possibly be mistaken in the Fright, and the Prisoner's Evidence interfering with the Evidence of the Prosecutor, they were both
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, That he had been playing at Whisk, and had lost his Money, and was much in Liquor, and going home two Men came to him, of which the Prisoner was one, pretending to conduct him home the best way, and carried him into a Publick House or two, and afterwards they carried him to the Ducking-Pond, near the
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<p>Mr. Gill the Constable depos'd, That when the Prisoner was brought to him, he said, I know you, Mr. Gill; it was not I that strip'd the Gentleman, it was
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<p>The Prisoner was call'd upon to prove where he was at One or Two o'clock that Morning; but had the Misfortune to produce no Evidence. His Father appear'd; but own'd he went to Bed at 10 o'clock, and could not say his Son came home that Night, but found him very drunk in the Barn the next Morning at five of the clock. He added, that he was his Apprentice, (he being a Carpenter) follow'd his Business regularly, liv'd civilly, was very obedient and dutiful, and had never lien out of his House but one Night before. Several of his Neighbours depos'd, That they had never heard an ill Character of him, except that now and then he would drink a little too much. After a full Hearing of the Evidence, the Jury
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<p>Mrs. Metcalf , the Deceas'd Widow, depos'd, That her Husband did several times declare, that he clapping his Stick to the Wheel of the Dray, the Stick broke, and his Lame Leg gave way, (he having a great Sore on his Leg, having been a Prize-Fighter) and so he fell under the Dray; that he did not charge the Prisoner with having been the Cause of his Misfortune; but several times pressed her, to get him out of Prison, upon his engaging to pay the Surgeon ; and said in Consideration of the loss of time, he sustain'd by his Imprisonment, and the Distress of his Family, when he was well (he expected to recover it) he said, if she did not get him out of Prison, he would go down into the Country, and get Money to make him some amends. This was confirm'd by
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<p>The Prosecutor being ask'd if he was positive the Prisoner was the Person, he reply'd, he was positive that he was the very Man, that he knew him very well, and had been acquainted with him several Years. He being ask'd how it came about that since he knew him so well, and the Fact was committed so long ago, he had not taken him up before? He answer'd, That he had been out of the way, he had not seen him since, till lately, nor did he know where to find him.</p>
<p>The Prisoner deny'd the Fact; and in his defence call'd the following Evidences.</p>
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<p>The following Persons were also call'd to the Character of the Prosecutor.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner in her Defence pleaded, That her Master and Mistress had run away from her and left her, and ow'd her Wages, and had left her nothing to subsist on; that she was obliged to make use of something to keep her from starving. And call'd the following Evidences.</p>
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<p>Edgerton Yeates depos'd, That Saunders pretending to be an Attorney, and he having several small Debts owing to him, he had undertaken to get them for him; for which he was to have 5 s. in the Pound. But he having a Note for 3 l. 5 s. which he was going to cut out of a Book in which it was written, in order to receive it himself, while he went to fetch a Knife, Saunders took it out, and tho' he demanded it of him several times, he would not give it him.</p>
<p>But this not seeming to be proper to be determined in this Court, the Cause was dismissed, and the Jury
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>It did appear upon opening the Cause, that the said
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173110130015"/>The Trials being ended, the Court proceeded to give Judgment, as follows:</p>
<p>Receiv'd Sentence of Death 2.</p>
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<p>Transportation 31.</p>
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