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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173309120001"/>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 12th, Thursday the 13th, Friday the 14th, and Saturday the 15th of September 1733, in the Sixth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Seventh SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
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<p>NUMBER VII.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for J. WILFORD, behind the Chapter-House, near St. Paul's. M,DCC,XXXIII.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence )</p>
<p>Where may be had the former Numbers in the present Mayoralty.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173309120002"/>The PROCEEDINGS, &c.</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>1, 2, 3.
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<p>4
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<p>5.
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<p>6
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<p>Court. Did you leave your Drawers lock'd?</p>
<p>Mr. Dyer. Yes; that very Morning I took 10 s. out of one of the Drawers, and lock'd it, and saw all the rest were fast, but at my Return I found them all broke open. In one Drawer there was between 70 and 80 l. taken out, 500 Guineas from another, and the third was a little Drawer, in which my Wife had laid up several remarkable Pieces for my Children, Crowns, Half-crowns, Silver Groat, Three-pences, Two-Pences and Pennies, and these were all taken away. The Prisoner was taken in about five Hours after, with all the Money upon him, except 15 l. 4 s. which he had laid out in buying a great Coat, Whip, Boots, Sputs, a Trunk to put the Money on, and several other odd Things. I went in Pursu't of him towards Harwich, but he was taken in Kent by others who followed him in Dover Road. I did not see him till the Saturday following, and then he confess'd to me that he had broke open my Drawers, and taken my Money.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-5-person59" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Two Hours after the Robbery Mr. Brown and Mr. Sheppard sent for me, and told me the Prisoner had robbed his Master of 5 or 600 l. and desired me to go in Pursuit of him. It happen'd that I took Post horse at the same Inn as the Prisoner did; and at the second Stage, which was Dartford in Kent, I heard that such a Person as the Prisoner was but just gone out of the Inn, and could hardly he got 40 Yards off. I follow'd, and in about two Miles he was stopp'd by another Person who had got the Start of me, and brought him back, and we return'd to the Inn at Dartford. John, says I, how do ye do? - How do you do? says he again. God, says I, John, I am glad to see you; where is the Money? 'Tis in that Trank, says he I ask'd him how much there was? He said he had not told it yet, but had intended to tell it as soon as he came to Rochester. Upon searching I found there was 546 l. 3 s. 6 d. in the Trunk, besides other Money that he had about him. Then he gave me a Seal with which I scal'd up the Trunk He confess'd very readily, and was willing to come home with me, but we sat up there all Night. I ask'd him how he could serve his Master so, and what he had propos'd to do with the Money? He said, his Master was a good Master, and that he intended to make his Master Returns in Goods for the Money, designing to go directly to France, and so to Legborn, and from thence to send over Bermudas Hats to his Master. It seems there was some Money in his Clothes that were in the Trunk, which I did not see. He was afterwards sent to Maidstone Goal, from whence he was removed hither by a Habe Corpus.</p>
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<p>At the Prisoner's Prayer the Witnesses against him were examined separately.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. At first you said the Deceas'd was only in his Waistcoat, and now you swear that he was pulling his Coat off when I struck him.</p>
<p>Court. He did not say his Coat, but his Clothes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Had I any Stick?</p>
<p>Eastmead. I don't say you had.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Was I concern'd in abusing the Porter that found the Six-pence?</p>
<p>Eastmead. You was in Company with the Irishmen who made the Riot, but I can't say that I saw you strike the Porter.</p>
<p>Court. Did the Deceas'd offer to strike the Prisoner, or give him any Provocation?</p>
<p>Eastmead No, not at all. He was only going to pull off his Waistcoat to defend himself when the Prisoner threaten'd him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When the Porter had pick'd up the 6 d. the Prisoner and two or three more Irishmen follow'd him, and one of 'em demanded the Six-pence. The Porter told them it was true he had found a Six-pence, but ask'd them, how he should be sure it was theirs, except they could tell what Marks it had? They swore they would not stand for Marks; but Mark, or no Mark they would have it; and one of them held up a Stick, and offer'd to strike the Porter, and he, rather than be beat, gave the Six-pence to one of them, who, notwithstanding this, as soon as he had got it, knock'd the Porter down, and beat him unmercifully. The Deceas'd being just come to the Tavern Door, bid them not murder the poor Man, and told them, it was very barbarous to abuse him in that Manner; upon which the Prisoner
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<p>Court. Are you positive the Deceas'd did not strike?</p>
<p>Andrews. Yes, I am certain he did not offer to lift up his Hand to strike one Blow.</p>
<p>Court. Did any but the Prisoner strike the Deceas'd?</p>
<p>Andrews. No Body else struck him once; and I believe he was out of his Senses in half a dozen Blows. The Prisoner punch'd him in the Face and Stomach, and kick'd him on the Belly.</p>
<p>Court. Did no Body endeavour to prevent the Prisoner from abusing the Deceas'd in such a Manner?</p>
<p>Andrews. No Body dar'd to take the Prisoner off. for he and his Companions were all so desperate, that they knock'd down all that came in their way.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did I hold him up with my Knee?</p>
<p>Andrews. I did not observe that.</p>
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<p>Court. Are you sure the Deceas'd did not strike the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Sutton. Yes, I am positive he did not, for his Hands were not at Liberty; - and the Prisoner struck at him with such Violence, that he struck his Hand thro' the Sash window of the Nag's-Head.</p>
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<p>Court. In what Posture was the Deceas'd when the Prisoner struck him?</p>
<p>Brooks. Posture? He was in no Posture at all, he stood as I do now, with his Hands behind him, pulling off his Waistcoat - He was in a red Waistcoat, and the Prisoner in a green Waistcoat.</p>
<p>Court. But did he offer to strike the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Brooks. He did not, but I believe he would have done it, with a proviso the Prisoner would have given him Liberty; but the Prisoner fell upon him before he could get his Arms clear from his Waistcoat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Going along Prince's Street with another Porter, I stoop'd down, and took up a Six-pence. Luck Thee here I says I to him, I have found Six-pence. What, says he, best Thee found Six-pence? that's good Luck indeed, let's have a full Pot out of it? Some Men follow'd us, and one of them own'd the Six-pence, which at last I gave him, and as soon as he had got it, he knock'd me down with a Stick, and I saw several Sticks among them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person72" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Deceas'd was my Husband. He was brought home on Sunday Evening in a sad Condition. He was cut and wounded in his Face and Head, and bruised in several Parts of his Body. On Monday his private Parts were swell'd up bigger than my two Fists; I sent for Mr. Godfrey, a Surgeon, belonging to the Guards, and he order'd some Stuff to bathe him with, but it did not abate the Swelling, and my poor Husband was in such Torment, that he could not rest Night nor Day, but cry'd out like a Woman in Labour, from the Time he was brought home, to the Time of his Death, which was on the Friday Morning following; he had no Passage below, he never went to Stool or Urine the natural way, but all came up at his Mouth; and before this happen'd he was very well, and in as good a State of Health as any Man in this Court.</p>
<p>The Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I din'd at my Aunt's in Rosemary-Lane, and was going home to my Wife, and coming into Prince's Street, I saw a Mob there, but no quarrelling for it was all over before I came. But I saw the Deceas'd there with his Coat off, and his Waistcoat was all dirty if he had been in the Kennel I ask'd, what was the Matter? and the Deceas'd answer'd, I have beat two of your Country Teagues, and now I'll beat out for a Third; upon which he struck me, and Inllargger'd over the Kennel, but recover'd my self, I struck at him again, and he giving way fell backwards against the Bench, and some how or other, the Nag's-Head Window was broke, and being afraid thev'd keep me to pay for the Damage, I went off. But it's plain had no design to quarrel, for I did not pull off a Stitch of my Clothes.</p>
<p>Court. As the King's Witnesses were examin'd a part, let those for the Prisoner be examin'd in the same Manner.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person74" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , stoop'd down, and took up six-pence. Another Man demanded it of him, and they were going into the George; but Mr. Lynch, who keeps the House, shut the Door upon them, and so a Mob gathering, there was a general Quarrel, and one side drove t'other into Drury-Lane.</p>
<p>Court. Into Drury-Lane?</p>
<p>Macdonald. Yes; but they came back again into Prince's-Street. Then the Deceas'd (who was a Soldier) came up, in a very dirty pickle indeed, as if he came out of a Hog-Sty, and as if there was no Water in the Land or the Kennel. And then the Prisoner, whom I never saw before, -</p>
<p>Court. Then look at him, are you sure that's he?</p>
<p>Macdonald. Yes, I know him very well.</p>
<p>Court. What and never saw him before?</p>
<p>Macdonald. Not before that time, but I know him very well now. He came up and ask'd what was the Matter? and the Deceas'd said, I came from beating two Irish Teagues, you are the Third, and upon that he struck the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Court. Are you sure the Deceased struck him first?</p>
<p>Macdonald. Yes; and then another Man came with a Stick and cut the Prisoner over the Head, and made him reel. I saw the Blood run down, and cry
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person75" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> fie for Shame! Two upon one! Then the Prisoner struck the Deceas'd, and the Mob edged the Deceas'd on, and cry'd, Well done, Soldier! In the Scuffle the Deceas'd fell back over a Bench, and his Head fell thro' the Nag's-Head Window. The Prisoner hearing the Window broke, went off for fear they should make him pay for it.</p>
<p>Court. And you swear the Deceas'd gave the first Blow?</p>
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<p>Court. Here are four or five Witnesses, who have sworn the direct contrary: I say, Sir, Who are you? Is there any Body can prove you were there at that time?</p>
<p>Macdonald I'll bring ten thousand People to my Reputation; you may enquire my Character of the best Quality in England, in Duke-Street or Lincolns-Inn-Fields - There were a hundred People heard me cry, Fie for Shame.</p>
<p>Court. But are any of those People here? You the King's Witnesses, did any of you see this Witness there?</p>
<p>All. No; we never saw him before.</p>
<p>Court. You hear he swears the Deceas'd gave the first Blow?</p>
<p>All. 'Tis false; he was not able to strike at all; his Arms were pinion'd down, he did not strike a Blow from first to last.</p>
<p>Court. He swears the Deceas'd said, He had beat two Teagues, and would beat him for the Third.</p>
<p>All. No such Words were spoke, and we were there all the while.</p>
<p>Macdonald. And I was there from the Beginning to the End.</p>
<p>Court. And did not you see the Deceas'd endeavour to pull off his Waistcoat?</p>
<p>Macdonald. No.</p>
<p>Court. Is there any one of your own Witnesses that can prove your being there?</p>
<p>Macdonald. Yes, there's
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<p>Court. Call her in.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person77" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Prince's-Street, and saw the Quarrel from the Beginning to the End. I was at the George with some Irishmen, who came to take their Leave of me, and three more of their Countrymen, Thomas Digneil,
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and another, whose Name I don't know but by Sight.</p>
<p>Court. Look about, do you see him here?</p>
<p>Murphy. No; but he and Dignell and Affer went away before the Quarrel begun; the other Men staid standing at the
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and I saw one of them handle some Money, but did not see him drop any. While they were there, two Men came by, and one of them took up a Six-pence. One of the others said, it was his Six pence, and he would have it, or else he would be it out of him; and with that he up with a Stick and knock'd him down, and so two Couple of them fell to fighting.</p>
<p>Court. Did you the Deceased there?</p>
<p>Murphy. I saw a Man in the Crowd in a Soldier's Coat. - I think it was a Waistcoat.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see the Prisoner strike the Deceased?</p>
<p>Murphy. I can't say as to that, but I saw the Prisoner come into the Crowd.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see the Deceased strike him?</p>
<p>Murphy. No, I saw Nobody strike the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know one Macdonald ?</p>
<p>Murphy. Yes. - This is he with the black Brows.</p>
<p>Court. What Business does he follow?</p>
<p>Murphy. I don't know, except he's a Clergyman.</p>
<p>Court. A Clergyman!</p>
<p>Murphy. Yes, but he's in another Dress now.</p>
<p>Court. Does he use to appear in a Clergy-man's Dress?</p>
<p>Murphy. Yes, it's the common Dress he walks the Streets in.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see him there?</p>
<p>Officer. My Lord, he makes a Sign to her. - He winks upon her.</p>
<p>Court. What do you mean by that, Sir? - Upon your Oath, Woman, did you see him here?</p>
<p>Murphy. No, I did not see him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the Deceased very dirty coming from Drury-lane with a Mob behind him. He struck the Prisoner twice, and made him stgger.</p>
<p>Court. Before he was struck by the Prisoner ?</p>
<p>Kent. Yes, but then the Prisoner recovering struck him again, and he fell back against a Window, and broke it with his Head. Another Man struck the Prisoner on the Head with an Oak Stick, and made his Head bleed.</p>
<p>Court. Was this before or after the Prisoner struck the Deceased?</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173309120008"/>Kent. Before.</p>
<p>Court. And after the Deceased had struck him twice?</p>
<p>Kent. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. So he fell upon the Prisoner, not because the Prisoner struck him twice; for, auseems, he bore that patiently, but because other Man afterwards came and broke his Head. - Did any of the King's Witnesses see any Body strike the Prisoner with a Stick?</p>
<p>All. No, nor with any Thing else.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person81" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . There was a great Throng, and the Deceased was full of Dirt, and the Prisoner came and asked What was the Matter? Matter! you Rascal, says the Deceased, do you want to fight?</p>
<p>Court. Did you hear him say nothing of beating two Teagues?</p>
<p>Conner. No, but he struck the Prisoner three or four Blows, and beat him over the Kennel, and then went off.</p>
<p>Court. Three or four Blows!</p>
<p>Conner. Yes, and then another Man knocked the Prisoner down with a Stick, and the Mob cry
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<p>Court. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Conner. I live upon the Strand. The Deceased was drunk, and his Clothes were all dirty.</p>
<p>King's Witnesses. His Clothes were not dirty, nor was he at all in Drink.</p>
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<p>Court. But he might have acquainted the Jury with it, whether he knew you were one of them or not. Are you an Irishman too?</p>
<p>Jones. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-6-person84" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . While the Prisoner and the Deceased were fighting, another Man knocked the Prisoner down with a Stick, and the Prisoner rising again knocked the Deceased backward through the Nag's-Head Window.</p>
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<p>Court. Because another Man broke his Head.</p>
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<p>Court. If the Deceased was going to take the Part of a Man that was abused, it was so far from being a Provocation sufficient to justify the other in killing him, that it was not only a lawful, but a commendable Action; and where there is no Provocation given the Law implies Malice, and he that maliciously kills another, is guilty of Murder.</p>
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<p>Will. Newell. Between One and Two in the Morning I met the Prisoner in Rosemary-lane, and he told me he knew a House where we could get in; and so he listed me over the Spikes into the Yard, and I struck back the Lock of the Yard Door and let him in. The Kitchen Window was broke, and a Paper stuck over it, which I tore, and so struck back the Lock of that Door too, and then we both went in and took the Things, and sold them to
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<interp inst="t17330912-9-person112" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner and Newell brought the Things over the Water for me to sell, but they could not find me then; and afterwards I met them at play together, and then they told me they had carried them to
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<p>J. Mackey. As my Mate and I were asleep in my Cabbin we were surprized by a Light. I started up and saw the Prisoner. Aba! says I, are you there? He jump'd half out of the Cabin Window, but we catch'd him by the Legs and haul'd him in again. A Wherry lay at the Ship's Stern to put the Things in. We found a Dark Lanthorn and a Penknife upon him.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>12.
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<p>Mary Till. I
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<interp inst="t17330912-10-person122" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> of it, and as how I had lost my Ring, and she afterwards comes to me and says, Mrs. Robinson is fuddled, and has drove the House of her Master, and I wish she don't lay this Ring to my Charge. Whereof I sent to her Master, and he sent me Word I should have my Ring, or Satisfaction, if I insisted in the Robbery, and I do insist in it, because when I took her Hand out of my Pocket it was clench'd.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173309120010"/>Court. But why did not you open her Hand to see whether she had the Ring or not?</p>
<p>M. Till. Its all one for that; I know as many good Things as another; I han't liv'd so long in the World for nothing; I know what belongs to the Law better than any Body can tell me, and if I put my Hand in any Body's Pocket, whether I take any Thing out or not, I say its a Robbery.</p>
<p>Court. That, indeed, is more than the Court knew before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-10-person123" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I went to the Prisoner's Master's, and she came out of his Room in her Shift, though it's well known he has got a W ife and five Children; and she said as how they had had some Words, and she got a Ring upon her Finger, and said it was so little that she could not get it off, and so she soap'd it, and bath'd her Hand in Suds. Laud, says I, this is like Mrs. Till's Ring. Gode daum you, says she, she never bade such an a Ring in her Leef; and afterwards she said, her Master had the Ring, and then she sent to borrow three Rings to see whether I would swear my parjur'd Oath upon the wrong Ring, and so I went and told Mrs. Till how and about it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-10-person124" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the good Woman's Hand in Mrs. Till's Pocket, whereof Mrs. Till said, There's no Pears in that Pot.</p>
<p>Court. Was not the Prisoner drunk?</p>
<p>A. Edson. Not so drunk as that comes to, neither.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I won't swear but I touch'd her Pocket, but my Hand was not in it; for I went to change a Guinea and laid it in her Lap, and she said she never see it, and bid me look if I did not drop it, and so she turn'd her Money out of her Pocket.</p>
<p>M. Till. This was two Months before I lost the Ring.</p>
<p>Mr. Vanbritton. The Prisoner has lived with me 14 Years; I have trusted her with all I had; she is a very honest Creature, and was a good Customer to the Prosecutor, for she has laid out five or six Shillings in a Week with her, and all the Fault she had was, that she would let the Prosecutor entice her to get drunk at her Shop.</p>
<p>- Pointer. I heard the Prosecutor swear, that if she could be revenged on the Prisoner, she would be content to be rack'd to Death next Moment.</p>
<p>- And I heard her say, she would have her Revenge of the Beast if she swore thro' a two Inch Board.</p>
<p>The Jury
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<p>13.
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<p>* She and her Husband were convicted in October 1732, of paying counterfeit Money in Bartholomew Fair. He was fined two Marks, and both were to suffer three Months Imprisonment. See the Sessions Paper for that Year, Numb. VIII. page 246.</p>
<p>About six in the Morning the Prisoner came to the Prosecutor's Shop before it was open, to fetch a Shirt out of pawn; the Prosecutor's Servant went up for it; the Watch then lay on the Counter; when he came down she paid him and went out in a great Hurry. As soon as she was gone he miss'd the Watch, and upon Enquiry found it at another Pawnbroker's, where it was pledged by the Prisoner and her Husband.
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<p>14.
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<p>16.
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<interp inst="t17330912-14-defend139" type="given" value="Ann"/>
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<interp inst="t17330912-14-off74" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a Gown, a Snuff-box, a Mob, and 8 s. 8 d. </rs> the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17330912-14-victim141" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<rs id="t17330912-14-cd75" type="crimeDate">August 21</rs>
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<rs id="t17330912-14-verdict76" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17330912-14-verdict76" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>17.
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<interp inst="t17330912-15-victim145" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-15-off78 t17330912-15-victim145"/> </persName> , in the House of
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<interp inst="t17330912-15-verdict80" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder40s"/> Guilty 39 s. </rs> </p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-15-defend143 t17330912-15-punish81"/>
<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>18.
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<interp inst="t17330912-16-defend148" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-16-defend148" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17330912-16-off82" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing a pair of Sheets, three Shifts and other Things, the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17330912-16-victim150" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-16-victim150" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-16-off82 t17330912-16-victim150"/> </persName> , in the House of
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<interp inst="t17330912-16-person151" type="given" value="Henry"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-16-off82 t17330912-16-cd83"/>.
<rs id="t17330912-16-verdict84" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17330912-16-verdict84" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>19, 20.
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<interp inst="t17330912-17-defend155" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , were indicted for
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<interp inst="t17330912-17-off85" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-17-off85" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing a Coat </rs>, the Property of
<persName id="t17330912-17-victim157" type="victimName"> John Carter
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<interp inst="t17330912-17-victim157" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-17-victim157" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-17-off85 t17330912-17-victim157"/> </persName> ,
<rs id="t17330912-17-cd86" type="crimeDate">July 6</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-17-off85 t17330912-17-cd86"/>.
<rs id="t17330912-17-verdict87" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17330912-17-verdict87" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-18-off88" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-18-off88" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing a Gown and other Things </rs>, the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17330912-18-victim161" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-18-victim161" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<rs id="t17330912-18-cd89" type="crimeDate">June 22</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-18-off88 t17330912-18-cd89"/>.
<rs id="t17330912-18-verdict90" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17330912-18-verdict90" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>22.
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<interp inst="t17330912-19-defend163" type="given" value="John"/>
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<interp inst="t17330912-19-off91" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-19-off91" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing 9 Iron hoops </rs>, the Goods of
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<rs id="t17330912-19-viclabel92" type="occupation">
<persName id="t17330912-19-person165"> Felix Calvert
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-19-victim164 t17330912-19-viclabel92"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-19-victim164" type="surname" value="Calvert"/>
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<interp inst="t17330912-19-victim164" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<rs id="t17330912-19-cd93" type="crimeDate">July 10</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-19-off91 t17330912-19-cd93"/>.
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<interp inst="t17330912-19-verdict94" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d. </rs> </p>
<p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-19-defend163 t17330912-19-punish95"/>
<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>23, 24.
<persName id="t17330912-20-defend167" type="defendantName"> Jane Maddox
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<interp inst="t17330912-20-defend167" type="given" value="Jane"/>
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<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-20-defend168 t17330912-20-alias-5"/> Jane </rs> Williams
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<interp inst="t17330912-20-defend168" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , were indicted for stealing a Pair of Stockings, the Goods of
<persName id="t17330912-20-victim170" type="victimName"> Jeremy Smith
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<rs id="t17330912-20-cd96" type="crimeDate">July 24</rs>.
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<interp inst="t17330912-20-verdict97" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d. </rs> each.</p>
<p>
<rs id="t17330912-20-punish98" type="punishmentDescription">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-20-defend167 t17330912-20-punish98"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-20-defend168 t17330912-20-punish98"/>
<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>25.
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<interp inst="t17330912-21-defend172" type="given" value="Richard"/>
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<interp inst="t17330912-21-off99" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-21-off99" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing 50 lb. of Lead </rs>, the Property of
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<interp inst="t17330912-21-victim174" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-21-victim174" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<rs id="t17330912-21-cd100" type="crimeDate">August 10</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-21-off99 t17330912-21-cd100"/>.
<rs id="t17330912-21-verdict101" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17330912-21-verdict101" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>26.
<persName id="t17330912-22-defend176" type="defendantName"> Martha Weston
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<interp inst="t17330912-22-defend176" type="given" value="Martha"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-22-defend176" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17330912-22-off102" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-22-off102" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing two Shirts </rs>, the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17330912-22-victim178" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-22-off102 t17330912-22-victim178"/> </persName> ,
<rs id="t17330912-22-cd103" type="crimeDate">July 10</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-22-off102 t17330912-22-cd103"/>.
<rs id="t17330912-22-verdict104" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17330912-22-verdict104" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>27.
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<interp inst="t17330912-23-defend180" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-23-defend180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17330912-23-off105" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-23-off105" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing nine Guineas, two Moidores, and a Bunch of human Hair, the Goods and Money of
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<interp inst="t17330912-23-victim183" type="given" value="John"/>
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<interp inst="t17330912-23-person184" type="given" value="Fitz William"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-23-off105 t17330912-23-cd106"/>.
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<p>Court. How old are you?</p>
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<p>Court. Suppose now, you should not swear the Truth, what do you think will become of you?</p>
<p>Langford. Why, really Sir, I read it in the Bible, that it's Death in this World, and Damnation in the next.</p>
<p>Court. What do you know of the Prisoners?</p>
<p>Langford. I and the Prisoners went a Thieving together. Chriss Keightly lifted up the Shew-glass, and I took the gold Necklaces out, there was one large one and three little ones, we sold them all to
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<p>Court. What did Bigs do?</p>
<p>Langford. He stood still on t'other side the Shew-glass. He knew we were going at Thieving; but did not justly know that we were going to that very Shew-glass.</p>
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<p>Keightly. This Rogue, Langford, will swear any Body's Life away for a Farthing: Did you ever know me steal the value of a Pin, you Rogue?</p>
<p>Langford. Not before this Time.</p>
<p>Keightly. Did any Body see me in the Shop?</p>
<p>Lang. No; none of us were in the Shop.</p>
<p>Court. Where did the Shew-glass stand, was it within the Shop or without?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Part without the Shop, but more within, and the Necklaces lay in the inner Part. The Lock was broke open - Marrian is in Surrey Goal. The Jury
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<p>Stephen Triquet. I
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<p>Mr. Deveil. Mr. Manners having taken Langford on suspicion, brought him before me; but nothing being proved against him, I was going to send him to Bridewell, as an idle loose Boy; upon which he confess'd to me this Fact, and several others, and inform'd against the Prisoner and four other Boys, who, he said, lodg'd together at the Two-Brewers, in Maynard-Street in St. Giles's.</p>
<p>Court. Is not that House suppress'd yet?</p>
<p>Mr. Deveil. He inform'd me that
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<p>Prisoner. I lay but two Nights at the Two-Brewers, and Langford and two more
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<p>Paul Gerard. The Goods were lost from my Shew-glass in my Shop-window, next to
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<p>J. Alcock. These Goods were lost out of my Shew-glass. I was sent for to Justice Deveil's, where I found
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17330912-27-off134 t17330912-27-crimeloc136"/>. By his Information we took the Prisoners out of their Beds, at one Evans's, who keeps the Two-Brewers, in Maynard-Street in St. Giles's.</p>
<p>Court. Langford, here are several Persons Lives at stake, you ought to be very cautious of what you swear. You were ask'd in a former Trial, but as you are now before another Jury, it may be proper to ask you again, if you know the Consequence of swearing falsely?</p>
<p>Langford. Nay, I don't know; but they say it's Damnation in t'other World. The Day after we robb'd Mr. Triquet, I and Jack the Hatter, and Mollying Jack, were going to Moorfields, and passing by this Gentleman's Shop, says Mollying Jack, I'll lay a Shilling, that Shew-glass will lift up. It won't, says Jack the Hatter. You lye but it will, says t'other Jack. Let's go back, and see then, says I; and so I went, and lifted it up, and took out these three pair of Stock-clasps and a half, and they both stood by to tell me if any Body was a coming. Then we went to
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<interp inst="t17330912-27-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, and sold them all to him, for 6 s. 6 d. Then Jack the Hatter and I came back to the same Place, he lifted up the Glass, and I took out two pair of Tea-tongs, three Girdle-buckles, and the other half of the Stock-buckle. This was between 3 and 4
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173309120013"/> o'Clock in the Afternoon, and at the same time, the Gentlewoman was drinking Tea in a Room behind the Shop. We carry'd these Things to Marrian too, and sold them all for 10 s. And the same Afternoon I met Little Daniel. and he and I went to the same Shop; but a Woman looking out at a Draper's Shop over-against us, we waited for her going in; but a Dray stopping just before the Draper's Door, we took the Opportunity, and Daniel lifted up the Shew-glass, and took out these two Bunches of Spoons, fix in one Bunch, and five in the other, and we sold them to Marrian, for 17 s. The Jury
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>34.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>35.
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<p>36.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>37, 38.
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<p>42.
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<interp inst="t17330912-35-person273" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 28th of July, just at Midnight, as I was crossing Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, I was set upon by five Men; it was a very clear Star-light Night, and I could see very plainly. Grace came up first, took me by the Collar, and said, Damn you, you Dog, stand, and deliver your Money; if you speak a Word you are a dead Man. I look'd him very hard in the Face. Two others then rifled my Pockets, and while they were taking my Money, a short Man in a Cap and a blue Jacket, whom I take to be Richardson, came behind me, struck me on the Arm and took my Hat and Wig. - I look'd over my Shoulder and saw him. - Him and Grace I remember, but I don't know Smithson. - Grace held me fast, but took nothing from me.</p>
<p>Grace. How long was it after the Robbery before you saw me?</p>
<p>Gordon. It was about a Fortnight. You were then before the Justice.</p>
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<p>Court. Who took his Hat and Wig?</p>
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<p>Gordon. I am positive it was the Man in the Cap and blue Jacket that did both.</p>
<p>Watson. Its true, Richardson was in a blue Jacket, but he would not have had us to have gone a Robbing that Night.</p>
<p>Court. Did he leave you then before the Robbery?</p>
<p>Watson. No, he was with us. - He was behind the Gentleman.</p>
<p>Court. How far distant ?</p>
<p>Watson. He was within Reach of the Gentleman.</p>
<p>Gordon. Yes, I look'd behind, and saw him take my Hat and Wig.</p>
<p>Watson. This was about twelve a Clock on Friday Night, and about one a Clock next Morning we attack'd a Man (Mr. Spencely) in Holborn, and were taken by the Watch, and sent to Clerkenwell.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-35-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Watchman at the upper End of Bedford-Row. I heard Mr. Spencely call out, Watch! stop'em! - Richardson, who was in a Linen Cap and blue Jacket, came running along, and I stopp'd him between the upper End of Featherstone-Buildings, and the upper End of Hand-Alley, and carry'd him to Mr. Spencely, who had taken Watson himself. This was about One in the Morning.</p>
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<p>Gordon. This is my Hat and Wig.</p>
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<p>Watson. I said he was in the Fields with us, but was not willing to rob with us.</p>
<p>Shorter. He, indeed, said so at last, - and I ask'd him why he did not put Richardson in his first Information; and he told me he was willing to save him.</p>
<p>Smithson. I think I have drank in Watson's Company, and he being taken up, his Wife,
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<p>Watson. I told Justice Robe's Clerk, that we all went to a Night-House in the Strand, then another House in Shug-L ane, and so to Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, and I nam'd all their Names to the Clerk, but he forgot Smithson, and so his Name is interlin'd.</p>
<p>Smithson. I have no Witnesses, for I have been under Misfortunes before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-35-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Richardson from a Child; his Parents live in Eagle-street, Soho ; he follows no Employment, but lives with his Father, who has an Estate to support his Family; I know no Ill of him, - but I han't seen him much for these last six Months.</p>
<p>Another. He came from Sea eight or ten Months ago, and had the Misfortune to fall into this ill Company.</p>
<p>Some others depos'd, that they had never heard any Ill of Richardson before this Time.</p>
<p>Watson. I have known Richardson several Years; he and I were three Months in Clerkenwell Bridewell for a Street-Robbery, but there being no Indictment we were discharged - After I had made my first Information before Justice Robe, several Thief-Catchers, - there's
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<interp inst="t17330912-35-person281" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , alias my Lord Vaughan, for one, - came to me in New-Prison, and made me drunk, and would make me make another Information before Justice Midford, who came down to me in New-Prison. - These Thief-Catchers will do any Thing for Money.</p>
<p>Court. Upon your Oath was Richardson in the Robbery?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Was Green ?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. And Smithson?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes; they were all three present.</p>
<p>Court. You have appear'd very willing to screen Richardson. Has Nobody endeavour'd to persuade you not to swear against him?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes, there was an Attorney came to New-Prison, and enquir'd for me; and when I was brought to him, he call'd for a Bowl of Punch, and bad me sit down and
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173309120015"/> drink heartily, and when that Bowl was out we had another. He told me that Richardson's Father was a good 'Sponsible Man, and if I would clear Richardson, and leave him out in my Information, it should be better for me than I could expect. I told him, I was willing to do any Thing that I could, without hurting myself; and, he said, I might save him without hurting myself, if I would but say he was not in the Robbery; and that he would not offer to bribe me, but it should be better for me than I expected. - And others came to me afterwards on the same Account.</p>
<p>Court. An Attorney do this! What was his Name?</p>
<p>Watson. It was a cramp sort of a Name, I can't remember it just now, but I know the Man; he's a tall Man, I saw him in the Court a little while ago. - He stood in that Place.</p>
<p>Officer. Was not his Name Wimpry ?</p>
<p>Watson. Yes, that was the Name.</p>
<p>Court. Call him into Court.</p>
<p>Officer. Mr. Wimpry, an Attorney! - He don't answer.</p>
<p>Court. Go, see if he's in any of the Publick Houses hereabout.</p>
<p>Then an Officer went out and brought Mr. Wimpry into Court.</p>
<p>Court. Here, Sir, you are charg'd with endeavouring to suborn Evidence. This Witness swears you treated him with two Bowls of Punch in New-Prison. and told him it should be better for him than he expected, if he would clear the Prisoner Richardson.</p>
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<p>Court. Why did you treat him then?</p>
<p>Wimpry. It was only out of Curiosity.</p>
<p>Court. Are you an Attorney? Wimpry. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. You ought to be struck off the Roll for this; and if, before you go out of Court; you don't find Two to be Securities for your Appearance here at next Sessions I'll commit you.</p>
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<p>* Sutton was an Evidence against C. Patrick and W. Meads, V. White and
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<p>+ Simonds was an Evidence against Rowly Turner and
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<p>P. Turst. On Sunday Evening, between 9 and 10, as I was going over
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<p>*James Baker, otherwise Stick-in-the-Mud was try'd with
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<p>Turst. I did not know them, but I had heard they frequented those Fields - i don't deny but I might say so; but I was so Bruised, that my Senses were almost gone, that I know not what I said.</p>
<p>Berry. In his Affidavit, made before Justice Mercar, he swore, that he believ'd the two Alexanders, Thomas and James, the two Prisoners, and
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<p>Turst. The Bruises they gave me, made my Memory so bad, that I don't remember any thing of it, and I don't know if ever I shall have my Senses again.</p>
<p>Berry. He could remember them well enough before he had been with Sutton's Mother.</p>
<p>Justice Mercer. On the 17th of July, when the Prosecutor came before me, he was at first very much out of order, and complained of his Head, and it was some time before he came to himself, and then I took his information. H swore, that about ten a Clock on Sunday Night, near the Burying ground, he was attack'd by several Person, who robb'd, and abus'd him; that Sutton and Simonds were two of the Men, and that he strongly suspected Baker and the two Alexanders. He describ'd the Prisoners Clothes, that Sutton was in a dark
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<p>Turst. I was not in my Senses then.</p>
<p>Court. And yet you could give a right Description of the Prisoners. - You could remember that one had an
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<interp inst="t17330912-36-person306" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and they being taken in such Clothes, and brought before the Justice, when he was present, he said, he was certain both to Simonds and to Sutton. He was desired to be cautions, because the Mens Lives were at Stake; but he said he was positive of it. - It was afterwards buzz'd in our Neighbourhood, that he was about making the Matter up. I ask'd his Wife about it, and she said, Mrs. Sutton had indeed been with her Husband, but he was a Man of more honour than to take Money to stop the Prosecution. And the Woman who keeps the Crow Alehouse, told me, that the Prosecutor and Sutton's Mother had been at her House together.</p>
<p>Court. What one or the other told you is no Evidence. Is either of them here?</p>
<p>Waker. Yes; here's Mrs. Turst.</p>
<p>Court. Mrs. Turst, has Sutton's Mother had any Conversation with your Husband?</p>
<p>Mrs. Turst. Yes; she was twice at our House, after my Husband had sworn before the Justice.</p>
<p>Court. And did she desire him not to Prosecute, or at least, to be favourable?</p>
<p>Mrs. Turst. Yes; and he answer'd, The Law should take place, and desir'd her not to trouble him any farther, this was the first Time; but she came again, and intreated for her Son, and protested he was innocent, and my Husband told her as before, that the Law should take place; and I don't know that he was with her afterwards at the Crow Alehouse or any where else.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-36-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Two or three Days before the Robbery, I saw Sutton and another, buying a pair of Pistols, at a Broker's in High-Holbourn.</p>
<p>Rovert Draper. The Morning after the Robbery. I found the Prosecutor's Wig and this Pistol in the Field where it was done.</p>
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<interp inst="t17330912-36-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a Broker's Shop, in High-Holbourn. About ten Weeks ago, two Men came into my Shop, and ask'd for a Case of Pistols. I shew'd them a pair, they look'd on them, and ask'd the Price, I told them 10 s. or 10 s. 6 d. I forget which, they laid them down, and went away. In a little time, they came again, and another Man with them, and said, they were dear; I told them I would take no less, and then one of them gave me a Shilling Earnest, and said they would fetch them before Night, and at Night two of them came, and brought the rest of the Money and took them away.</p>
<p>Court. Do you know the Prisoners?</p>
<p>Sheldon. No; I don't know that I ever saw them before.</p>
<p>Court. At what time of the Day were those three Men at your Shop?</p>
<p>Sheldon. About the middle of the Day.</p>
<p>Court. Draper, are you sure that Sutton was one of the three Men you saw looking on the Pistols in Sheldon's Shop?</p>
<p>Draper. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. At what time of the Day was it?</p>
<p>Draper. About one a-Clock.</p>
<p>Court. Shew that Pistol to Sheldon.</p>
<p>Sheldon. This is one of those Pistols I sold to those three Persons that Day.</p>
<p>Prisoner Simonds. Enquire into the Character of Berry, Draper, and Sheldon; they live by nothing but taking Mens Lives away.</p>
<p>Berry. I belong to the Brick-Field, where the Prisoners and a great many other loose Fellows frequently take up their Lodging. I have seen, I believe, 40 of 'em there; and if you come any Day between two and three a Clock, you'll be sure of seeing some of them.</p>
<p>Court. We don't desire to meet 'em there, but if you'll bring 'em hither, we shall be glad to see 'em. The Jury
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<interp inst="t17330912-40-verdict196" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>52, 53, 54.
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<p>55, 56.
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<interp inst="t17330912-41-off199" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/> receiving 2 pair of silk Stockings, 2 Handkerchiefs, and a Linen Gown wrought with Silk, being part of the said Goods, and knowing them to have been stolen </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>57.
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<p>58.
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<interp inst="t17330912-43-off207" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing 28 Birch-Brooms </rs>, the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17330912-43-verdict209" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>59.
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<interp inst="t17330912-44-off210" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17330912-44-off210" type="offenceSubcategory" value="other"/> stealing 4 Clouts </rs>, the Goods of
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<p>60, 61.
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