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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060001"/>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 6th, Thursday the 7th, Friday the 8th, Saturday the 9th, and Monday the 11th of December 1732, in the Sixth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the First SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
<persName id="f17321206-1-person1"> JOHN BARBER
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<p>NUMBER I.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for J. WILFORD, behind the Chapter-House, near St. Paul's. M,DCC,XXXII.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060002"/>The PROCEEDINGS, &c.</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>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>1.
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<p>B. Townsend. I was not at home when the Goods were lost; but hearing of it afterwards, an Advertisement was put in the Papers, by which means, I was informed that the Prisoner lodg'd at Mrs. Howard's, a Coffee-House, in Bell-Savage Yard. I went thither on the 11th of November, and found the Prisoner. I ask'd her, If she was not at my Shop about a Week before to buy Half a Yard of Muslin? She said, Yes. And did you not, says I, take away a Manteel, and a Piece of Velvet? She answered, Yes; and she said, she had made the Velvet into a Hood.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-1-person32" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I was in Mr. Townsend's Shop when the Prisoner came in. It was the 3d of November, in the Evening. She ask'd to see some Muslin; I order'd Candles to be brought, and then shew'd her some. She wanted Half a Yard, and whilst we were disputing about the Price, another Customer came in, and while I turn'd my back to serve her, I suppose the Prisoner took away the Goods: For the Manteel with a Bill of Parcels pinn'd up in it, lay ready for a Gentleman who had bespoke it, and a Person coming to fetch it, in about Half an Hour after the Prisoner was gone, I miss'd both that, and a Piece of Velvet of about a Yard with a Slope on it. I suspected she had taken it, and told Mr. Townsend so when he came in. I saw her no more till Nov. 11. when she was taken at Mrs. Howard's. She readily confess'd that she took the Manteel and the Piece of Velvet out of the Shop; that she tore the Slope of the Piece of Velvet, and made it into a Hood, and that she burnt the Bill of Parcels.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I don't know what I confess'd; they came on me by Surprize. I own I had the Goods, but they were sent me from the Bath. Are you sure it was I that came to cheapen Muslin?</p>
<p>M. Nicholas. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What Cloaths had I on?</p>
<p>M. Nicholas. A short Mob and a wash'd Gown; you was clean dress'd, and looked like a tight Girl.</p>
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<p>The Constable confirm'd the Prisoner's Confession, and the Jury found her
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>2.
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<p>She was a second Time indicted for
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<p>The Prisoner lived above a Year in the Service of Mr. Holms and his Mother-in-Law Mrs. King, who lived in the same House. From thence she went to Mr. Scoley's, where she continued about 3 Months, and he (not missing any thing then) recommended her to Col. Armstrong in the Tower. Mr. Holms after some time missing his Goods, traced her to Col.
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<p>3.
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<p>John Ferrers. The Prisoner came into our Shop, in
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<p>4.
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<p>5.
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<interp inst="t17321206-5-person58" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Deceas'd was my Brother. The Prisoner was a
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<p>- Parker. The Deceas'd took a Piece of the Prisoner's Bread and Butter, and going a little back with it, fell over a Blood-Tub, but got up again, and struck the Prisoner several Blows, and then he said he was dead, and so he went out of the Market. I did not see the Prisoner stab him, for I was over the Way.</p>
<p>- Boswell. I saw the Prisoner spread half a Roll, and lay it on the Bulk. The Deceas'd took it away, the Prisoner struck at him. He fell over a Tub, got up again, and hit the Prisoner 3 or 4 Blows, and then clapping his Hand to his Belly, said, he was cut. Then get a Surgeon, says I. He went out of the Market, and I saw the Knife in
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-5-person59" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am Nurse at St. James's Work-house. The Deceas'd was brought in near the Evening; I put him to Bed, and ask'd how he came by that Misfortune? He said, by playing the Rogue with a Man about a Piece of Bread and Butter. That he fell back, and coming forward again, the Prisoner stab'd him in the Belly. He died about 8 in the Morning.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had half spread my Roll, and laid it down: The Deceas'd snatch'd it away; I went to save it, and said, pray let's have it, for I am very hungry. No you sha'n't, says he, and then he punch'd and push'd me about, and some how in struggling, while my Knife was in my Hand, he run against it, and then beat me about. So and please your Worship, Master, if so be he had given me my Bread and Butter there had been no Harm done.</p>
<p>Will. Percival, again. I was in the Shop when it begun. The Deceas'd was near the Prisoner while he was spreading the Butter, and the Prisoner run his Knife at him. There was no struggling till then, nor any Words. The Deceas'd laid no Hands on him before the Stab was given.</p>
<p>Court. Did not the Prisoner endeavour to save his Bread and Butter?</p>
<p>Percival. No, for the Deceased came behind him and took it away.</p>
<p>A Butcher. I have known the Prisoner several Years. He is a poor foolish Fellow, and all the Boys in the Market used to make Game of him, and play Tricks with him; I have seen 'em black his Face, and carry him about in a Basket, and then throw him out into a Kennel to wash him; but I never saw him provoked or fall in a Passion at such Usage; so far from it, that when he has got from them he would run into a Corner and laugh at them. He had always a very honest Character, and has often been trusted by me and several others in the Market. I never observ'd any thing like a spiteful revengful Temper in him, let what wou'd be done to him. The Deceased was as vile a Lad as any about the Market; he was so idle, that he sold his Knot and Basket because he would not work, and used to loiter about and sleep upon Bulks.</p>
<p>Several other Butchers belonging to the Market gave the like Account of the Prisoner. The Jury
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<note>[Branding. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>6.
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<p>7.
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<p>8.
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<p>
<persName id="t17321206-8-person76"> Richard Sims
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<interp inst="t17321206-8-person76" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I look after the Dog-house Bar. About six at Night the Prisoner came into the House, and desired me to let him warm himself by the Fire, for he said he had been with a Cart to Edmonton, and was very cold. He beg'd an old Pair of Shoes, upon which, I took Notice that those he had on were very bad; but I did not give him any. He staid till eight o'Clock, and then went away, and I shut up the Door as usual, and went to Supper at the Green Man on Windmill-Hill, and after Supper I returned to the House at the Bar, and went to Bed: Next Morning the Taylor came to mend my Breeches, which I had left in my Room overnight before I went to Supper, and there was two gold Rings, a Guinea and a half, and 2s. and 6d. in a brass Box in the Side-Pocket. I look'd for my Breeches but could not find 'em, and at the same Time I mist my Hat and my Shoes. Searching farther I found the Prisoner's old Shoes, which were tied with Packthread, at the Door, and the Cellar Door was split in two. The Shoes made me suspect the Prisoner. Next Week I met with him. He confess'd that he broke the Cellar-Door with a great Stone, and then thrust the wooden Bolt back, and got and took the Goods; that he had pawn'd the Hat in Golden-lane for 6d. and the Breeches in Turnbull-Street for a 1s. He went with me to those
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<p>- Thompson. I took the Prisoner in Coleman-street. I knew him before, and had heard there was a Warrant out against him. He had pilfer'd some Things while he had work'd with me there. I tax'd him with robbing Mr. Sims. He at first denied it, but afterwards own'd that he broke the Cellar-door open with a Stone, and had pawn'd the Hat and Breeches, but said he was drunk when he did it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-8-person77" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I do keep the Dog-house-Bar for Mr. Graves, my Lord-Mayor's Huntsman. My Breeches did hang up where I did lye, but being Zick, I was vorced to go home and leave'n there, and he have got 'en on now.</p>
<p>Court. Go and look on 'em.</p>
<p>Cecil. Yes, these be they, I can zafely zwear to 'n.</p>
<p>The Prisoner made no Defence, and the Jury found him
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<p>9.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>10.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>11.
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<interp inst="t17321206-11-verdict51" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d. </rs> </p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>12.
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<interp inst="t17321206-12-verdict55" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>13.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>14, 15.
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<p>Hewsly. I was standing at a Cook's-Shop buying a Bit of Meat. I saw a Woman in a white Gown jump out of an Alley, and presently the Prosecutor came and took hold of me, and said I had robbed him. But when we went to the Constable's House he stript us stark naked, and found nothing about us but what was our own.</p>
<p>Murphey. She took hold of me first, and I never let her go till the Constable came. When she first surprized me, I did not know whether she was a Man or a Woman. She was searched slightly, but not stript stark naked. I found nothing on her indeed, but she had given the Watch to Jones before, and I never had it again.</p>
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<p>
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<p>Court. It was dark, how can you be positive to them?</p>
<p>Murphey. I never quitted her till she was taken; besides, I saw them both by the Lamp-light.</p>
<p>Jones, He search'd me from Top to Toe, and found nothing. The Jury
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<p>16.
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<p>17.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>19.
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<p>20.
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<p>Mrs. Peers. I lost a Crape Gown and Coat lin'd with black Silk, a Lutestring Gown and Coat lin'd with grey Silk, a white flower'd damask Coat, and several other Apparel out of a Box, which I left lock'd and corded in Mr. Pearson's
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<interp inst="t17321206-19-person126" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Pearson kept a Goldsmith's Shop by
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17321206-19-off78 t17321206-19-crimeloc80"/>. I lodged at his House about a 12 Month, when I went away I left my Box in his Garret. I had been gone from thence about half a Year, when having Occasion for some of my Things, I went thither to fetch 'em. Mrs. Pearson went up with me. I found my Box corded and lock'd as I left it, but as soon as I open'd it I miss'd my Goods. Madam, says I, somebody has robb'd me. She seem'd as much surpriz'd as I was my self. The Prisoner had been her Servant, but was then gone away, and was taken up for another Fact: This gave us Occasion to suspect her. We found her at Hicks's-Hall. She confess'd to me that she had lifted up the Lid of the Box without unlocking it, and drawn the Cloaths out and carried them to pawn, at three several Times, to Mr. Hamlin's a Pawn-broker in Drury-lane. She cry'd, and begg'd me not to hang her. We went to the Pawn-broker's, who used us very ill, and told us we should have nothing but what the Law allowed us.</p>
<p>Mrs. Pearson. The Prisoner had been my
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<p>Court. What are these Goods worth?</p>
<p>Mrs. Peers. About 10l.</p>
<p>Court. Did she say she took them all at once?</p>
<p>Mrs. Pearson. She said she carried them out of my House at three Times, and so carried them to pawn. She went from me September 12.</p>
<p>Prisoner. They promised me to be merciful if I would confess.</p>
<p>Court. What do you say to that?</p>
<p>Mrs. Pearson. Yes, we did.</p>
<p>Court. Then you did Wrong. You ought not by Promise of Favour to draw Persons into Confession, and then make use of those Confessions to take away their Lives. When Confessions are obtained in such a Manner, they ought to have but little Weight with the Jury.</p>
<p>Mrs. Pearson, We have no Desire to take away her Life.</p>
<p>Court. It may be so. But if the Jury should find that she took the Value of 40s. at any one time, she will be capitally convicted.</p>
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<p>Court. It looks very ill in a Pawn-broker to receive such valuable Goods of such a Person as the Prisoner, without examining how she came by them. By her Appearance he could not imagine her to be the Owner of them. These People know if they bought Goods under such suspicious Circumstances at an under Rate, they would be liable to be prosecuted as Receivers of stolen Goods, and they think to evade the Law by lending a Trifle upon 'em to Persons who they are
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060007"/> pretty sure will never come to redeem them. I doubt not but in these Cases they know too well that the Goods are stolen, and I hope, in time, it will be equally punished. This Man's denying the Goods, when Persons of Credit came to demand them, has a very knavish Appearance. Officer! don't let the Pawn-broker go out of Court till the Jury have brought in their Verdict.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-19-person128" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Woman at the Pawn-broker's had the Confidence to tell us that the Goods were not worth above 14s. more than they were pawn'd for; tho' they cost above 30 l.</p>
<p>Mrs. Pearson. He took me by the Arm and thrust me into the Street.</p>
<p>Mr. Jones. And he said to me, The Parliament were not able to do any thing with us, and what do you pretend to do?</p>
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<p>Court. Are you willing to prosecute this Man? It will be doing Justice to your Country.</p>
<p>Mr. Baily. As your Lordship pleases.</p>
<p>Hamlin. I hope you won't serve me so. [a-part].</p>
<p>Mr. Baily. Rememember how you serv'd us. [ a-part ].</p>
<p>Court. Officer, take the Pawn-broker into Custody.</p>
<p>Hamlin. My Lord!</p>
<p>Court. If you can find sufficient Bail the Court will take it.</p>
<p>Then Mr. Baily, and the other Witnesses, entered into Recognizances to prosecute the Pawn-broker at next Sessions. And the Jury found the Prisoner
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>21.
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<p>22.
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<p>Drew Drury. I employ'd the Prisoner to polish Silver for me. I had lost a great deal of Silver for above a Year past. 'Tis my Method to weigh my Silver up every Saturday Night, and enter the Quantity in a Book, and I have constantly miss'd every Week, for a considerable Time, 40, 50, or 60 Shillings worth. The Prisoner used to come to my Shop in a Morning before I was up, to see for Work; I order'd my Boys to watch him, and next Morning they told me, they saw him go to a Basket, where I put a pretty deal of Silver, and tumble it over, and then put his Hand in his Pocket 2 or 3 times. I ask'd them, Why they did not stop him and call me? They said, they were afraid. Upon this I was resolved to watch him my self. And so on Saturday Morning, Nov. 4 says I to my Boys, I'll hide my self in the Closet (for I have a Closet with a Window that looks into the Shop) and don't you be mealy mouth'd now, because you know that I am so near you, but when he comes, play your Rogues Tricks, and run about as you do when I am a Bed, that he may suspect nothing, and have an opportunity of going to the Basket. I went to my Post, the Prisoner came in, and my Boys began to play their Tricks with him, and by and by one of them run out, and the other after him. The Prisoner upon this stept to the Basket, took something out, put it in his Pocket, and follow'd them immediately. As soon as they came in again, says he, my Master will hardly came down till 9 a-Clock, I'll e'en go, and come again, but the Boys persuaded him to go into the Kitchen, and sit down by the Fire. I left the Closet, went up Stairs, and came down again as if I was but just come out of my Chamber. The Prisoner ask'd me, if I had any work for him? I told him, No. I let him go out a little way, and then call'd him back. Robin, says I, 'tis Saturday, and as I have no more work for you this Week, I may as well settle Accounts, and pay you for what you have done. I sent one of my Boys for a Constable, under pretence of getting change for a Guinea. When the Constable came, I charg'd the Prisoner. He deny'd the Fact, and said, I might search him and welcome. He took his Handkerchief out of his Pocket, and held it in his Hand. I could find nothing. Sure, says I, my Eyes did not deceive me. When presently my Boys told me, they saw the Silver in his Hand. Upon which the Prisoner took it out of his Handkerchief himself, and gave it to me, and said, This is the Bit. He begg'd that I would not prosecute him, and promis'd that he would never do so any more. [ This Deposition was by the two Boys.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060008"/>Prisoner. Did you see me take it?</p>
<p>Mr. Drury. I saw you take something out of the Basket.</p>
<p>Pris. And had you any reason to suspect me before?</p>
<p>Court. He has sworn that he had.</p>
<p>P. This was a Plot laid against me.</p>
<p>C. Yes, and a good one too.</p>
<p>P. Another Man having sent for me to work for him, I was speaking of it in my Master's Shop, and thereupon, I believe he laid this Trap for me, for he's a Man of that good Principle, that he would let no Body live but himself. He has trusted me with a great many Ounces of Silver.</p>
<p>C. Without Weight or Tale?</p>
<p>Mr. Drury. No.</p>
<p>C. Then you were accountable for it.</p>
<p>P. I don't know how it came into my Hankercher; 'tis a Plot; 'tis common to lose 40 or 50 s. a Week, and sometimes my Master has had more Silver than he should have.</p>
<p>Mr. Drury. I might sometimes make a Mistake, but it could not always be so. The Jury found him
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<p>23.
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<p>S. Loyzada. I live in
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<interp inst="t17321206-23-person144" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Watchman. I beat my Round at 12 a-Clock, and found all safe at the Prosecutor's House, and then I return'd to my Stand, and as I was talking there with my Comrade, a Fellow came up, and ask'd me to let him have a bit of Candle for a Half-penny? What to do? says I. To light me home, says he. So I let him have a bit; but knowing him to be a loose Chap, and where he liv'd, I watch'd him, and saw he went the contrary way. Thinks I, here's some Roguery in hand, so I and my brother Watchman follow'd him at a Distance. He turn'd down Castle-Yard. I left my brother Watchman at the End of the Yard to secure the Passage, and went down softly after the Man. I saw the Casement of the Prosecutor's Kitchen-window unhung, and presently the Prisoner, and the other Man, came out of the Street-door with the Candle in his Hand. You Rogue you, says I, did I lend you the Candle to do this? With that he flung the Candle in my Face, and run to the Gate. The Prisoner had this Stew-pan, and this Plate ty'd before him thus, in this Wrapper. I seiz'd him, we struggled, and the other Rogue return'd, and they both beat me, and then they both run away. I follow'd 'em, and saw the Prisoner turn down Woolpack-Alley, and the other down Angel-Alley, which was a Thorow-fare, and so is Woolpack-Alley in the Day time; but I had lock'd up the Door at Night, so that I knew the Prisoner could not get through. I call'd for help, and we follow'd him. There's a Parcel of old ruined Houses and Rubbish in that Alley, where I suppose he hid himself, for we could not find him. But we set a Watch against the End of the Alley, and in about half an Hour he came out, and turn'd towards Aldgate. Says my Master, There's a Man come out, is that he ? Yes, says I, this is the very Man that came out of the House with the Stew-pan before him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-23-person145" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Constable. Hearing that the Prisoner was run down Woollpack-Alley, I set a Watch at the End, and went to see the House in Castle-Alley which was broke open. When I came back, one said to Owen ; There's a Man come out, is that he? Yes, by G - d, says he, that's the Man!</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was not near the Place when the House was broke open, but I had been at t'other End of the Town, and in my Way home thought to go thro' Woollpack-Alley, but finding the Door lock'd, I turn'd back, when a Watchman cry'd, Who goes there? I said, a Friend: Says the Watchman, Here he is, Who do you mean? says I. Is this the Man? Says another. I believe so, says Owen, and with that they carried me to the Watch-house.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060009"/> The Constable examin'd what I was, and where I lived. I told him I lived with my Father, a Reed-maker, and if they would send for him he would satisfy them. The Constable was about to do so, but somebody said I was try'd here two Sessions ago for stealing a Watch*, and upon that he would not take my Father's Word for my Appearance.</p>
<p>* In September last. Vide Sessions Paper, Numb. VII. Part II. Page 223.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-23-person146" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Corbet-Court, Spittle-Fields. I work at Mr. James's at the Double Chair on Tower-Hill, and in my way home I saw a Crowd about the Watch-house, and went in. The Prisoner being then in Custody, the Constable asked Owen, if he was positive that the Prisoner was the Man that he first laid hold on? And, says Owen, I can't swear it, but I believe him to be the Man. Then the Constable proffered to take the Prisoner's Father's Word for his Appearance, but somebody saying that the Prisoner had been tryed for stealing a Watch, would not take such Security,</p>
<p>Owen. I never said I only believ'd it, but I swore it positively.</p>
<p>Constable. I did not hear him say any such Word as believe.</p>
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<p>25, 26.
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<p>27.
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<p>28.
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<p>29.
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person177" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . And please your Loard-ship, I want intule the Country upon proud prassing Basiness, and last the Frasner to car of my Loadings till I came back. And because he pleaded Poaverty, I taud him he mat mack use of my Bad and my Room, tho' I danno' gi' him Laberty to maddle wi' my Geuds that were lock'd up in my Chast of Drawers in the Cloaset, for I had a greet Paircel of Lannen there. But whan I came back it was aw gone! The deel a Bit was thare last ! Ye Raug you, says I, you ha' roab'd me. Maidam, says he, I bag your Pairdon, but it was Nasassity that made me do it. Nasassity!
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person181" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> ye? says I. And than he fell down doad, and went on his Knees round the Room over and over, and bag'd of me not to tack awaw his Life. I asked him what he had done wi' my Gends, and he took a Pan and Ank and sat down saw much sauld, saw much pawn'd, and saw much gamed awa'.</p>
<p>Court. What particular Goods did you lose?</p>
<p>Fermer. There was a Shute of Table-Linnen, a Piece of Pianted Lnnen, and piece of striped Hoaland, that I intanded to pay my Brewer wi' gm he wad accept 'em, but he wanno' tack 'em. Than there was saxteen Pieces of Hoaland, and 3 Shutes of Damask Table-Linnen. The Value of 'em aw was better than 105 Punds.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not you intrust me with any Part of the Goods?</p>
<p>F. Naw Sir, I lock'd up avery Thing from ye.</p>
<p>Court. In whose House were those Goods left?</p>
<p>F. In
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060010"/>P. Who did you trust to deliver the Linnen to Mr. Thomson the Brewer in Charles-Court?</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person183" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , my Chair-woman, carried them, and Mrs. Douglas brought 'em back.</p>
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<persName id="t17321206-28-person184"> Margaret Hunter
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person184" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Mrs. Fermer lodged at the Rainbow Coffee-House in Villers-street. She left the Prisoner, and none but he in her Lodgings; and nothing was left open to him but the Chairs and Bed: The rest was lock'd up. And I carried the Parcel to the Brewer when Mrs. Fermer was out of Town.</p>
<p>Mrs. Douglas. And I brought it back from the Brewer's, and it was not entrusted to the Prisoner, but only left in his Room.</p>
<p>P. Did I or Mrs. Fermer desire you to bring it back?</p>
<p>D. Neither. I did it on my own Account, without Orders from any. You told me your self that she had lock'd up every thing from you.</p>
<p>P. I shall prove the Contrary.</p>
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<persName id="t17321206-28-person185"> Margaret Forbes
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person185" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The printed and striped Holland came to my House by Mrs. Feriner's Order, to clear the Brewer, but he would not take 'em, and Douglas carried them away again by the Prisoner's Orders.</p>
<p>P. There is a Letter to the Brewer, in Justice De Veil's Hands, in which she mentions, tells him, that those Goods which she intended to send him, were intrusted with me.</p>
<p>Court. Can you prove that Letter to be her Writing?</p>
<p>P. She has owned it.</p>
<p>F. Let me see the Letter Sir, I wanno' deny my aun Hand. Yes, this is my Writing.</p>
<p>Court. Then it may be send in Evidence.</p>
<p>Clerk reads]. Greases-Greases ?</p>
<p>F. Naw Sir, it is no' Greases, it is Gravesend. You canno' read my Hand-writing. Let me see, I will read it my Sal'.</p>
<p>She reads the Letter, of which the following is a true Copy.</p>
<p>To Mr. Thomison Bruer in hog lean by tyburn road</p>
<p>greases Septmbr the 18. 1732.</p>
<p>MR thomison I heave been at Londin and heas brogt eaney lytell thing that I had ther in order to setell in * dr Scotland wher I am loved and known I heave lost my all with peepoll runing a way in my det but not with standing of all that as I allwais promised to doo you juistis I doo beyond pouer I heave ordered you ten pounds woorth of nerey pritey goods to be delivered to you by woon mr cheambers and upon your full discarg to me he shall de liver you the goods Scotland in Six months after deat this is the full of what I own you for you know your a Count is not Just and by your receat I can prone the Seam but how ever be that as it will I am not eabell to do mor then I + ckean and beliue me if I had not a mercy great uellow for you I wood not heave given my self this trubell so if you pleas to acept of this you may, and if not, you me let aloo I wish euerey body wood pay me as weel I should not heave such loses as I heave this is all from Sr your most hombell Sernen</p>
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<p>* Dear.</p>
<p>+ Can</p>
<p>The Goods I heaue ordered you is this,</p>
<p>l. s. d.</p>
<p>one Shout ++ of syn demisk teabell lyning at 4l. the Shout, 4 00 0</p>
<p>++ One Suit.</p>
<p>24 yeards syn prented lyning at 3 and 6 pens per yeard is 4 04 0</p>
<p>a leven yeards Striped holland at 3 and 4 pens per yeard is 1 16 8</p>
<p>for too gallins neat brandy 0 18 0</p>
<p>in all is 10 18 8</p>
<p>Prisoner. My acquaintance with her begun by our coming both in one Ship from Scotland. She told me, she was acquainted with great Men, and could do me Service, and expected I should do her some in return. She said, she ow'd a pretty deal of Money, and knew a way to pay off all her Creditors, which was to leave Goods with me, and pretending she was gone to Scotland, would send them word, that she had left such and such Goods, which if they would take in full for what she ow'd them, and give me a Discharge they might, otherwise they might get their Money how they could. Thus she sent me to Mr. Hayward, a Wine Merchant, with 15l. tho' she ow'd him 70l. He thinking that she was gone to Scotland, and left me to act for her, took the 15 l. in full for
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060011"/> the 70. So she compounded with Mrs. Avery, to whom she ow'd 20 l. for less than half the Money. It was upon this Account that she desir'd me to lye in her Room, and if any of her Creditors enquired for her, to tell them, she was gone to Scotland, tho' it was all a Trick. Before she left me, I told her, I had no Money for Necessaries. She said, I need not want, there were Goods enough in her Closet that I might dispose of upon Occasion, for I had her Keys.</p>
<p>F. Naw Sir I last my Keys in my Drawers.</p>
<p>P. She trusted the Keys and Goods too, to my Care, for she and I were very familiar, I have lain with her many a Time.</p>
<p>F. Upon my Oath he never did, why, does your Loardship think I was lye with such a Jackanapes as he is? The Goods I trusted him to give to Mr. Hayward and the Brewer, was before I went out of Town.</p>
<p>P. Here's Mr. Grub, the Pawnbroker, will give an Account of her.</p>
<p>Grub. I know this Woman by the Name of Hamilton. A Piece of these Goods was pledg'd with me. I have dealt with her several Times. She has a very indifferent Character. She would cheat or defraud any Body. She brought me false Plate for good, and I lent her 20 l. upon it.</p>
<p>F. I own I did; but you know it was my Lady Cassells, and it is in her Dining-room now; I was deceiv'd in it, and so was you.</p>
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<persName id="t17321206-28-person187"> Henry Bovin
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Before Justice De Veil she deny'd that she writ any Letter till he produc'd it. The Prisoner said, he had been very free with her, and sat up with her many a Night. He was ask'd hereupon, if he had lain with her? And he hum'd and haw'd, and at last said, No. 1 and 3 or 4 more went to see her Drawers, there was ho Violence done to them.</p>
<p>Court. She says they were open'd with a false Key.</p>
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<persName id="t17321206-28-person188"> Margaret Hunter
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<interp inst="t17321206-28-person188" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , again. He was very ill with a Pain in his Ear 4 or 5 Days after she went out of Town. I got him something to eat, and ask'd him, if he had a Porringer and Spoon? He said, No, for she had lock'd up every Thing.</p>
<p>- Douglas, again. He told me so, and said, she had left him nothing but dirty Sheets.</p>
<p>Mrs. Clark. I lent him a Linnen Towel, and could never get it again.</p>
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<persName id="t17321206-28-person189"> Margaret Forbes
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<p>Mr. De Veil. When he was brought before me, he said several Things that intimated he had lain with her; upon which I put the Question to him, and he said, that he had not.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I said I had not lain in a Bed with her, and did not then say any more, for fear of being prosecuted by her Husband. But I say now, that I have lain with her several Times, and she told me, if her Husband dy'd, she would have no Man but me. I heard there was a Warrant to take her up for a Cheat.</p>
<p>Mr. De Veil. No; it was only for deluding a young Woman, but she appear'd, and upon Examination was discharged.</p>
<p>P. And she had deluded me too. She's a Woman of a vile Character; she brought a Lawyer with her to a Tavern, and he drew up a Confession, and she promis'd, if I would sign it, that she would not appear against me, but speak to the Jury, and the King in my behalf. The Jury found him
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<p>31.
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<p>33.
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<p>34.
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<p>- Garbet. (The Prosecutor's Servant) I was last up but one; I went to Bed between 10 and 11, and all the Doors were safe then. I came down about 7 in the Morning, and found the Shutter of the Kitchen Window was taken off the Hinges, and set aside, and the Casement ('tis a Sash Casement) stood open. I mist several things before my Master came down.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-34-person220" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Watchman of Maiden-lane, Covent-Garden. I had just gone past One, and was leaning on a Post, speaking to my Brother Watchman, when the Prisoner ast me with a white Bundle; he was got 2 or three Doors before I took much Notice of him. But then I call'd to him to let me see what he had got, or I told him I would knock him down. He begun to creep off, and at last he run. I followed, and near Cecil-street he run into that Watchman's Arms. We took him to the Round-house, and next Morning he and the Bundle were carried before Justice Newton. When the Prosecutor came he was shewn the same Bundle, and he own'd the Things in it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-34-person221" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Constable. When the Watchman brought the Prisoner to me, we search'd him, and found a Silver Mug in his left Coat-Pocket, and two Silver Spoons and a Chissel, and a Mohawk-Knife with a Saw to it.</p>
<p>Mr. Cure. That was my Knife, I bought it for a Pruning-Knife.</p>
<p>Ellis. We found a Bullet and some Powder too in his Pocket. Mr. Cure saw the Bundle open'd, and own'd all the Things but the Silver Mug.</p>
<p>Mr. Cure. That was Sarah Wall's.</p>
<p>Ellis. Soon after we had search'd him, a Pistol was brought in by the Beadle.</p>
<p>
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<p>Joseph Way. He came through Maiden-lane, and was going down Southampton-street, and just by Mr. Godfrey's (the Chymist's) Door, he was stopt. The Pistol was found near that Place. It was ready loaded and cock'd. It was a screw Pistol, and the Ball that was found in his Pocket fitted it exactly.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was drinking with 2 or 3 Friends at my own House (in Thames-street) till between 11 and 12 on Sunday Night, and then we parted. I went down Stairs, and had Occasion to go out, and a young Woman coming by, enquired the Way to Piccadilly, and said she wanted somebody to go with her. What will you give? says I, why 6 d. says she. I told her I would go for a Shilling; and so we agreed. I went with her, and when we came to the End of Pall-Mall, she said she knew where she was, and would not trouble me to go any farther. As I went back, I met a young Man over against the Opera-House. I gave him a little Shove as I past. What's that for? says he. No offence, I hope, says I. Who's that,
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<p>Prosecutor. The Prisoner was my Servant formerly, and the Master that he lived with afterwards has given me a good Character of him. Since he was committed to Newgate, he sent me Word that the Goods I lost were given him by one
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<interp inst="t17321206-35-person233" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17321206-35-person233" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I and Hurst were binding Faggots. My Daughter-in-law cry'd, For God's Sake Henry run, there's Murder cry'd! I jump'd over the Ditch first, but he being youngest got before me. I saw the Prisoner run from the Woman, I went towards her first, and afterwards I went to the Prisoner; I was the 2d Man that came in. He fell on his Knees, and begg'd for God's sake to let him go, for, he said, it was the first time, and he would never do the like again.</p>
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<persName id="t17321206-35-person234"> John Wells
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<interp inst="t17321206-35-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at work in the Garden next to Brook-House, and these 2 Men were in the other Garden. My Mistress came, and said, For God's Sake Jerry and John run, there's Murder cry'd. I saw Hurst run the foremost Man, and when he came to the Prisoner, the Prisoner fell on his Knees, and Hurst stood over him with a Hedge-Bill. There was 3d. Farthing found in the Prisoner's Pocket, and that was all the Money he had.</p>
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<p>Prosecutrix. I took the Bundle up my self, after he had thrown it down; it is Child-bed Linen. The Jury found him
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<p>He was a second Time indicted for
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<p>Thomas More. I live in
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-36-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner was my Neighbour. He pledged this Coat and Waistcoat to me, on the 30th of November at Night. And on Monday, Decem. 4 this Advertisement was left at my House, upon which I went with him to the Prisoner's House, where we found the other Goods that he has mentioned.</p>
<p>Court. You acted like an honest Man, I am glad to find you are not all like the Pawnbroker that was here Yesterday.</p>
<p>- Miller, Constable. We found the Cloak in a Chest behind the Counter, and the Gown in the back Room, beside a Turn-up-Bed. The Prisoner said, it was his Wife's Gown.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Yesterday was Se'nnight, I was drinking with several Neighbours, at Mr. Deacon's, opposite to my House, from 4 in the Afternoon till 9 at Night, except about a Quarter of an Hour, when my Girl came between 6 and 7, and said, there was a young Man would speak with me. I went over and found
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<interp inst="t17321206-36-person242" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in my Shop. He had a Bundle in his Hand, and desired me to pawn a Coat and a Waistcoat for him, which I did, and brought him the Money. There was a Cloak and a Gown in the same Bundle, which he desir'd me to let him leave at my House for a Day or 2, and I consented. Hampton is now a Prisoner here.</p>
<p>[ Then the Prisoner call'd several Witnesses, who swore to every Part of his Defence]</p>
<p>The Court order'd* William Hampton to be brought up, and
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<p>* See the Trial of
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<p>John Noon. The Prisoner is a Carpenter by Trade, tho' he seldom work'd at it; but he keeps a Shop at the Bottom of Stanhope-street, and sells old Iron, and Brass Candlesticks, Tea pots, and other odd Things. I have heard his Girl say, that when any Body came in with a Bundle, she was turn'd out.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17321206-36-person245"> Elizabeth Hook
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<interp inst="t17321206-36-person245" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I'll take my Oath I never said so.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-36-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner's Landlord and another, swore that he kept good Hours, and was taken to be an honest Man.</p>
<p>The Second Indictment.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-36-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost the Violin, and Case, and several Sheets of Manuscript Music out of the Seat of my Parlour Window, on Saturday Night last. I advertis'd them with 5 Guineas Reward, and on Monday Morning
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<interp inst="t17321206-36-person248" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> (Servant to Mr. Stone a Pawnbroker, in Stanhope-street) came, and told me, that the Violin and Bow were pawn'd by the Prisoner; I got a Warrant, and search'd his House. The Case was found at the Prisoner's House, and after he was taken, one
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<p>John Noon. The Prisoner pawn'd this Violin and Bow to me on Saturday Night for 6s. He said, he did not understand it, but brought it for a Friend. On Monday Morning I receiv'd an Advertisement from Gold-Smith's Hall, and so gave notice to the Prosecutor.</p>
<p>- Miller, Constable. When we went with the Warrant to the Prisoner's House, his Wife stood behind a Partition, and threw out the Case, and said, There, give the Gentleman the Case, the Man that left it here took the Papers away with him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was drinking at Mr. Deacon's on Saturday Night, when word was brought me, that a young Man (not Will. Hampton) wanted me at my Shop. I went over, and found 2 Men there, and one of them was playing upon this Fiddle; they desir'd me to pawn it for 'em, which I did to Mr Noon for 6s. When they came to search, I sent my Father to the Man from whom I had the Fiddle. He liv'd in an Alley in Chick lane. My Father found him, and left him in the Custody of another Man while he went for a Constable, but before
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<p>Henry Green. On the 2d of Nov. I got up in the Morning to see my Brother out of Town. I took half a Guinea out of my Drawers, and left fourscore and ten Guineas in a green Silk Purse.</p>
<p>W. M. Prisoner. How came you to swear to but 68 Guineas you old Rogue you?</p>
<p>Court. Did you swear to but 68 Guineas?</p>
<p>Green. No, I swore to 88 Guineas and 4 half Guineas. The Prisoners were my Lodgers. They had the next Room to that where the Money was taken: There was a Hole in the Partition, so that they could see all over my Room. He pretended he was married to her at the White Horse in Fleet-lane, but I believe it was only a Pretence.</p>
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<p>W. M. Prisoner. Was no Body else in the House then ?</p>
<p>Ann Green. No.</p>
<p>W. M. P. There was a Soldier. I hope the Court will enquire into your Character.</p>
<p>Ann Green. You have got Moll Harvey of your side, so you need not care.</p>
<p>Thomas Green. (Aged 16) when I went up for the Hat and Waistcoat, she came into my Room with a Bundle, and says, Tom, take care of this; and then he comes in and says, Give me the Bundle; so he took it away, and came in again, and went to my Bed, and said, this is a pretty Feather-bed. Then he turned it up, and felt under it, and took something out; but I did not think it was Money, for I knew nothing of any Money being there. Then they both went away directly, and bid me tell my Mother they would certainly come at Night. There was no Body else in the Room but these two end my self.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person258" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 3d of Novemb. one came to my House for a Constable, and said, there was a Person next Door that had robb'd her Lodgings of near an 100 Guineas. I went and found Mr. Green there, and
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person259" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . You wicked Wretch, says he, how could you take all I had? She denied, and said, if she had any Gold about her it was all his. We searched her, and found 7 Guineas.</p>
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<p>W. M. I don't know Moll Harvey, nor her House neither.</p>
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<p>- Banford, Constable. A Man came from the Cow and Calf Ale-house by Islington Turnpike, to me at next Door, and said, there was a Woman who had robb'd her Lodgings. I went and found Mr. Green and the Prisoner Murphey there. He charged her with robbing him. How can you say so? says she, I never wrong'd Man, Woman, nor Child; and if I have any Gold about me it is yours. We searched her, and found 7 Guineas, 5 s. and 6 d. and a Gold Ring in a Housewife in her Pocket: So she was sent to New-Prison. The Man of the Alehouse came to me again about 10 at Night, and said there was a Man at his House who enquired for Mrs. Macloughlane, and he suspected him to be concerned in the same Robbery. I went thither, I found the Prisoner W. M. but he said his Name was
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We sent for Mr. Green, and upon searching him, we found 5 Guineas and a half, 8 s. and an old studded Watch. He seemed to be in Liquor. He was dirty, his Shirt Sleeve was torn, and he said he had been robb'd of some Guineas. The Coachman who brought him there, said, he had been at Mall Harvey's.</p>
<p>- Davis. I am Watchman to the New River Company. I was at Mr. Chamberlain's House when Mr. Banford came in, and said there was a Man at the Cow and Calf, who was suspected to belong to the Woman that was taken up there that Day. I went in, and spoke to him in the Irish Brogue (for I had been a Soldier in Ireland). I ask'd him how he did, where he came from? He answered me in Irish, and said, he came from the North of Ireland, near Dundee. Sure I should know you, says I: What is your Name? My Name, says he, is Will. Maclonghlane. I asked him how long he had been in England? He said he had not been long come from of France. Parlezvous Francois, says I. Ouy Monsieur, says he. I found he could speak so much French as I.</p>
<p>Court. 'Tis no Matter whether he could or not: The Court don't want to hear how many Scraps of French and Irish you can repeat.</p>
<p>- Davis. So, says I to the Constable, He says his Name is Will. Maclonghlane, and, says the Constable, that's the Name in the Warrant. With that I kick'd up his Heels, and he fell against a Jack-Chain. He began to struggle with me; but You Rogue, says I, if you make any Resistance, I'll hang you in this Chain, and save
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person263" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and desired to speak with me aside. I went with him into another Box. Countryman, says he, (for he took me to be Irish) I wonder you should be so hard with me, you have got 5 Guineas and a half, and 8 s. 6 d. and a Watch from me (for I had search'd him). Give me the Gold, and you shall keep the Watch and the Silver if you'll let me go.</p>
<p>Mr. Chamberlain. The Constable came to ask me if I had any Assistance. I bid Davis step out. They went and I followed. They had hold of the Prisoner when I came in. The Constable said he had a Warrant for W. Macloughlane, and then, says the Prisoner, Damn me, if my Name is not John Howard. He desired to speak aside with Davis. Davis beckon'd to me, and I over-heard the Prisoner say to him, give me the Gold and the Watch, and keep the Silver. He seem'd to be in Liquor, but sensible.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person264" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner Murphy came to my House (the Cow and Calf) in a Coach. She said, she was ill, and was come to Islington for the Air for a Week or two, and wanted a Lodging. After some time, she ask'd, If I had any thing to eat? I told her, no, but I would fetch her something. I went for some Stakes, and when I came back the Constable was there. She said, she had never wrong'd Man, Woman, or Child, and if she had any Gold about her it was Green's. Upon search they found 7 Guineas in her Hussy.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner said at first, his Name was Maclonghlane, and afterwards Howard. 5 Guineas and a Half, and some Silver, and a studded Watch were taken from him. He offer'd Davis the Watch and Silver to let him go.</p>
<p>H. Green. They never came back to my House after they went away in the Morning. My House is at the bottom of Parker's-Lane in St. Giles's. A Woman that knew
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person267" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw them marry'd.</p>
<p>Court. When?</p>
<p>Jurick. I can't recollect the time, but I think it was on Allbollon-Eve. I and my Husband were at the Wedding.</p>
<p>Court. Is your Husband here?</p>
<p>J. No, he did not know of the Trial.</p>
<p>Court. Where were they married?</p>
<p>J. At a Lady's House beyond Red-Lion-Square. I don't remember the Name of the Street. They supt at our House, and from thence they went to their Lodgings at Mr. Green's. I live in an Ale-house; and Green keeps an Ale-house too.</p>
<p>C. By whom were they married?</p>
<p>J. By a
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person268" type="given" value="Roman"/>
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<p>C. In what Room?</p>
<p>J. In the Garret. Green said the next Morning after the Prisoners were taken, that he would swear any thing to hang them both.</p>
<p>Green. I never said any thing like it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person271" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Green came to Mrs. Jurick's Room (in Parker's-lane) and said he had them both, and would swear any thing to hang them if there were no more in England.</p>
<p>Eliz. Soams. I went to Green's for a Pint of Beer between 8 and 9 in the Morning. A Soldier came down Stairs and call'd for a Pint of Beer, and paid nothing for it, and then went out. Then the 2 Prisoners came down, and Green said he had lost some Money, and would have them searched ; upon which they were affronted, and threw down a Shilling, and said they would come no more into his House.</p>
<p>H. Green. I neither searched them, nor saw them when they went, for I was gone out with my Brother.</p>
<p>A. Green. Nor I did not search 'em, for they were gone before I mist the Money.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Here's Isabella Soams can prove that Green has own'd he was robb'd by a Soldier.</p>
<p>Court. Soams is your Name? How long have you gone by that Name?</p>
<p>Isabella Eaton. About a 12 Month.</p>
<p>Court. I think I have try'd you here by another Name.</p>
<p>Eaton. Very like you might try me, my Lord, and by another Name too; but what if you did, I was Innocent, and my Jury acquitted me. I never came here for my Crimes, but my Passions. I keep the Two Blue-Posts in the Hay-Market. The Prisoner
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<interp inst="t17321206-38-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> us'd to come to my House with other Gentlemen's Servants. He left 20 Guineas with me to lay by for him. And that Day as Green was robb'd, Green came to my House and ask'd if the Prisoner was there; no, says I, but he was here Yesterday, and I paid him 16 Guineas. Tell him, says he, next time you see him, I am sorry I affronted him by searching him, for now I understand it was a Soldier that robb'd me; and if he'll let me know where the Soldier is, I'll give him 5 Guineas.</p>
<p>Court. How long is that ago?</p>
<p>Eaton. Six Weeks.</p>
<p>Court. How many Weeks is it since the 2d of November.</p>
<p>Eaton. I don't keep an Almanack in my Head.</p>
<p>Green. That Soldier is still in my House, and I had no Occasion to give the Prisoner 5 Guineas to find him.</p>
<p>Eaton. And says Green, send Billy to me, for if I don't find the Soldier, right or wrong I'll hang him.</p>
<p>Ann Green. Here's Moll Harvey, my Lord, stands behind Bell Eaton, and bids her say anything.</p>
<p>M. Harvey. No, it is not Moll Harvey my Lord*.</p>
<p>* She now goes by the Name of Mackeg or Macguire.</p>
<p>Court. Prisoner, Do you call Moll Harvey for a Witness?</p>
<p>W. M. No. Court. Then turn her out.</p>
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<p>Green. I was then at Islington with my Brother, to see him out of Town. The Prisoner
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<p>Henry Fry. I live in
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<persName id="t17321206-39-person279"> William Billers
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person279" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , he denied that he was the Man. After he was secured, I found that a Pane of Glass had been taken out of the Casement, and so it was unhasp'd. And he had broke 10 or 12 other Panes with struggling, when I pull'd him out of the Window.</p>
<p>Court. Was your Window shut after it was dark ?</p>
<p>Fry. My Wife and Maid will give an Account of that, for I went out at Exchange Time, and did not return till about 7. I had Shutters belonging to that Window, but my Wife having lately lain in, her Maid going away that Evening, and a new Maid coming, the Shutters were left unshut till I came; none of my Goods were carried off, but were only moved from the Shelves to the Window.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Had you no Servants that might mislay these Goods. Fry. I left the Key with my Wife. Prisoner. Did any Body but your selfsee when you laid hold on me first? Fry. No.</p>
<p>Mrs. Fry. My Spouse knocked and cried Thieves. I was frighted, and came down, and when I opened the Door, he had the Prisoner by the Collar; he begg'd my Husband to let him go, or to go with him to a Tavern, for he said he had taken nothing. I saw the Casement shut half an hour past 6, when I came down to let my new Maid in. The Key of the Warehouse was left with me, I left the Goods in their proper Place on the Shelves at half an Hour past 4 that same afternoon; I double lock'd the Door, and it was not open'd again till after the Prisoner was taken, and then I went in, and found several Parcels remov'd from the Shelves to the Window, ready to be carried away. The Window Board was made like a Table, to turn up and down for shewing Goods; there was 5 Sagathys of 30 Yards each, 4 Serges, 4 Duroys, of 24 Yards each, and 1 Kersey, besides another Kersey that lay upon the Ground, which I suppose the Prisoner dropt upon his being surpriz'd.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17321206-39-person280"> Mary Wilson
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person280" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I came to Mr. Fry's Service December first, in the Evening, the Porter who brought my Box, set it down at the Door and went away. There being a Lamp, I looked at the Window, and saw it was safe. My Mistress let me in, and I went directly up Stairs, and look'd at the Clock, and it was half an Hour past 6; before it struck 7, my Master knock'd, and cried Thieves! My Mistress and I went down, and saw my Master have the Prisoner by the Collar. The Casement was open, and a Pane of Glass taken out of it near the Hasp; so that a Man might put his Hand through and unhasp it, and each Side of the Window was likewise broke. There were Lights brought into the
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060019"/> Court; I saw the Prisoner plainly, and am positive he's the Man, for my Master held him, I believe, one fourth of an Hour, till the Constable came, and I stay'd all the while; I would not swear it if I was not certain, for this is the first Oath I ever took.</p>
<p>Court. How came you to observe the Window when you first came?</p>
<p>Wilson. There was a Lamp in the Court, and the Window faces one as one goes up.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What Apparel had I on? Wilson. I think it was a brownish Suit; you had not that great Coat you have now, nor that Wig. It was not so good a Wig, nor quite so light.</p>
<p>Calch Lane. I was called to assist Mr. Fry, who had taken a Thief. I called my Man too, and then went my self for a Constable.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What Apparel had I?</p>
<p>Lane. A darkish Coat with a Boot Sleeve, but no great Coat; and you had, I think, a darkish Wig.</p>
<p>Pris. The Maid says it was a light Wig.</p>
<p>Court. She said it was not so light as that you have on now. But however, as their Evidence seems a little to vary as to that Particular, the Court will take notice of it to the Jury.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person281" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My Master [Lane] called me to assist Mr. Fry; when I came I saw Mr. Fry have hold of the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Pris. What Cloaths had I?</p>
<p>Knight. A dark Boot Sleeve Coat, a dark Wig, and Buck-Skin Breeches.</p>
<p>Court. Are you sure that's the Man at the Bar?</p>
<p>Knight. Yes, I took a Candle, and look'd in at the Window (which was open) and saw several Pieces of Sagathy, Serge Duroy and Kersey lying on the Window Board, and the Print of a Man's Foot that was wet. There were 7 or 8 Panes of Glass broke, and one Pane was taken out of the Casement. As Mr. Fry held the Prisoner, the Prisoner said to him, Sir, whatever Damage I have done I will pay you for. And Mr. Fry said, I don't know what Damage is done yet, because I don't know what is missing, but the Windows are broke. The Prisoner offered to pay for them, and desired Mr. Fry to go with him to a Tavern, or into his own Warehouse, but Mr. Fry refused till the Constable came, my Master being gone to fetch him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person282" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent for a little after 7, and found Mr. Fry holding the Prisoner by the Collar. When the Prisoner was carried before Sir
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person283" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , his Defence then was, that he went into the Passage to ease himself, and that Mr. Fry finding him there seized him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had been drinking at the three Mariners in Coloman-street, and having occasion to ease my self, I went under the Arch; while I was there, two Men came out of the Court, and run by me. The Prosecutor then past me, and went up the Court; and returning presently asked me what I did there? I told him I was easing my self. Says he, my Warehouse is robb'd, and I suppose you are he that did it; but however, I'll keep you till you give a good Account of your self. I told him, I would do that willingly, I have a Witness in Court that was by at the same Time.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17321206-39-person284"> Hannah Malden
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person284" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Last Night was a Week, as I was going along Coleman-Street, I heard a Disturbance up the Court, and went to see what was the Matter; there was a Man holding the Prisoner; the Prisoner said, What do you hold me for? And the Man said, My Window is open, and I believe you broke it; but whether you did or did not, I'll hold you till you give a Character of your self. Then more Mob beside me came up, and they sent for a Constable. The Man had hold of the Prisoner's Collar; he held him thus, as I hold this Gentleman. Give me leave, Sir, I won't hurt you.</p>
<p>Mr. Fry. I neither said these Words, nor any thing of that Nature, for I took the Prisoner in my Warehouse. He offered to give me half a Guinea for breaking my Windows, and said, if I'd go to a Tavern, or take Coach with him to the other End of the Town, he would make me any Satisfaction. He fell on his Knees, and said he hoped he had not damnified me. I told him I did not know yet what Damage was done besides breaking my Windows.</p>
<p>Court. Where do you live? and what Business do you follow? [to Malden.]</p>
<p>Malden. I live in little Moorfields, and go a washing and scouring. I had been at a Dyer's in the Old Jary, and was going home when I saw this.</p>
<p>
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<p>Jurym. Did he ask you your Name then, and where you liv'd? Malden. No.</p>
<p>Jurym. How came you then to be an Evidence?</p>
<p>Malden. I went for a Pennyworth of Ashes at a Packer's in Coleman-street, and there they were a talking about it, and said, he was a good likely young Man, and that he was sent to Newgate. When I came Home, I spoke of him among my Neighbours, and told them what I had heard the Man say to the Prisoner, and they advised me to go to Newgate, and let the young Man know it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner 11 or 12 Years, he served his Time with Uncle Pet a Jobbing Smith, and he worked Journey-Work with Mrs. Morris a Smith in Eagle Court in the Strand. I don't believe any Body can stain his Character. His Name is
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<p>Mr. Mitchel. He was called up yesterday n + William Green's Trial, and a Woman swore he was the Man that brought the Goods, that Green was tried for stealing, to Green's House; and she said his Name was Hampton.</p>
<p>+ See the Trial of William Green, above.</p>
<p>Mr. Fry. He told the Justice's Clerk, that he was a Gentleman, and that his Trade was worth 100 a Year to him. He was committed by the Name of Roberts.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him two or three Years, he was Prentice to a Smith, and makes Locks, when he has nothing else to do. I worked with him at Mrs. Morris's, and he lodged with me.</p>
<p>Court. What is his Name?</p>
<p>Hadly. I don't know whether it is Hampton or Roberts ; some call him by one Name, and some by another; I believe Hampton is a Nickname that People have given him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person288" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . He has worked with me 9 or 10 Months, I never knew any thing dishonest by him; I was amazed to hear he was taken up. His Name is Roberts.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had two Fathers; my Mother's first Husband was Roberts, and the second Hampton, and so some call'd me by one Name, and some by another.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person289" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him these 5 Years; he lodged 10 Months at my House in Eagle Court; my Husband has worked with him at Mrs. Morris's, when the Prisoner's Wife came to tell his Mistress, that he was got into Exile. We went to the Alehouse where they were, before he was carried before Sir
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<interp inst="t17321206-39-person290" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and there I heard the Prosecutor say, that he could not be positive whether he was the Man or no that entred his House, but he met him in the Alley, and being the first Man he found, he would hold him till he brought somebody to his Character. I never knew any Name he had but Roberts, but he came out of some Country, and I believe they gave him a Nickname from that Country.</p>
<p>Mr. Mitchel again. I was in company all the time the Prosecutor and Prisoner were at the Alehouse, and I heard no such thing.</p>
<p>The Jury found him
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<p>43, 44.
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<p>* Nell Walker was tried in July last, for picking 3 l. out of
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<p>Gale. Did you mention the Robbery that Night? Freeman. Yes.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17321206-40-person307" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ? so she went into a Brandy Shop, and my Husband sent me with the Warrant, and when I came back, there was a great Uproar, and she run away; and a Boy told me, that the Woman that had beat and robb'd my Husband was run up Stairs into
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<p>Gale. Freeman met me, and said, Mrs. Gale, I have a Judge's Warrant. Where is your Tip-staff, says I, to serve it? I have none, says he. Where's your Constable then? says I. Why, says he, I am one; and with that he pull'd out a Constable's Staff. You a Constable! says I, how came they to make a Foot Soldier a Constable? so went in to drink at Mrs. Jones's, and had a Quartern of Liquor; and he was so far from losing 15 s. that he had not enough to pay the Reckoning; for when Mrs. Jones asked him for the Money, he said he could not pay till his Wife came, and she afterwards paid for it. He took me into a Tipstaff's House, and he and his Wife-tore my Gown off my Back, and tumbled me in the Dirt ; and he did not charge me with the Robbery till 5 Days after I was committed.</p>
<p>Then the Copy of the Warrant for her Commitment was read. It was for an Assault, without any mention of a Felony, and dated November 6.</p>
<p>Freeman. I was robb'd on the second of November, and changed her on the third.</p>
<p>Court. It's a little strange, that you who was robb'd on the second, and got a Warrant on the sixth, should say nothing then of this Robbery, but only charge her with an Assault.</p>
<p>
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<p>Court. What Business do you follow?</p>
<p>Kate. I keep a public House in Fleet Lane ; 'tis a Brandy Shop.</p>
<p>Freeman. She keeps no House, she's a common Night-walker.</p>
<p>Constable. I executed Alderman Billers's Warrant on
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<p>Then the Warrant was read. It was for apprehending
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<p>Court. It was not for your Credit to produce this Warrant [to
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<interp inst="t17321206-40-person317" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the Castle Alehouse in Sheer Lane, when Freeman brought in Gale, and several more of these Women came with them. There was a great Disturbance and Confusion. I understood he had first carried her to Mr. Davis's, who would not take Charge of her, because she was not brought by a proper Officer. Freeman said he had a Judge's Warrant against her for an Assault, but I heard him make no mention of a Robbery. And he having no Authority to detain her, she made her Escape by the help of the Woman who came with her.
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<interp inst="t17321206-40-person318" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , she in the red short Cloak there, and her Sister, and the Prisoners too, are pretty well known in this Court.</p>
<p>
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<p>Court. Have not you another Name?</p>
<p>Pearse. Yes, I have had two Husbands, the first is dead, and his Name was Pearse, and I am Buck's Sister. Nay, you shan't catch me in a Lie; I ow'd Mrs. Jones, the Woman that keeps the Chandler's Shop, 7 s. 6 d. and so -</p>
<p>Court. What do you know of the Prisoners?</p>
<p>Pearse. Freeman brought
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<interp inst="t17321206-40-person320" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> into the Shop; he would have had her to a Tavern; but says she to him, there has been a great Demur betwixt us, because my Husband keeps that Whore
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<interp inst="t17321206-40-person321" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> in your House, and therefore I won't go with you: And so he called for a Quartern.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know any thing of the Robbery?</p>
<p>Pearse. No, but only he charged me with it, and I was discharged by Alderman Billers.</p>
<p>- Thorp. Freeman and his Wife came to my House (the Ship Alehouse in the Old Bailey) and desired me to go with them to look for Gale. We went to Wind-mill-hill, and from thence to Gale's Sister's in Shoe Lane, where we drank to the Tune of half a Crown, and then we and two others went
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173212060022"/> to the Hay-market, and mist of her there to. But coming back by the End of Sheer-Lane, his Wife called to him, and said, Freeman, here the Bitch is. He came up, and damn you, you Bitch, says he, I have catch'd you now. He had but 15 d. when he went out, and he spent 4 d. at the White-Lion in the Old-Bailey; and when we came to Gale's Sister's, his Wife paid 2s. of the Reckoning, because he had not enough to pay the Whole. And as he was going home, I ask'd his Wife if he had lost 15 s. Damn him, a Son of a Bitch, says she, who would trust him with 15 s. to get drunk with?</p>
<p>Mrs. Wattle. I keep a Coffee-house in Ship-yard by Temple Bar. I was above Stairs when Gale came running up, and shut me in, and cry'd, for God-sake hide me. I was frighted. The Constable, and Freeman and his Wife followed. I ask'd 'em what was the Matter, and if she had robb'd 'em? and Mrs. Freeman said no.</p>
<p>Several other Witnesses swore that Freeman kept a vile House in White-Fryars ; that he said he knew nothing of the Robbery till next Day; and that he offered to make it up for 10 Guineas.</p>
<p>Freeman swore it was all false, and that they offered him 10 Guineas to make it up. The Jury found the Prisoners
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>45.
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<p>46, 47.
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<p>48.
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<p>49.
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<p>50
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<p>51.
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<p>52.
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<p>53
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>54, 55.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>56.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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