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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173312050001"/>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 5th, Thursday the 6th, Friday the 7th, and Saturday the 8th of October 1733, in the Seventh Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the First SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir
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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,XXXIII.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<p>Where may be had the Sessions-Papers in the last Mayoralty.</p>
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<p>The PROCEEDINGS, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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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>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>1.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>2.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>3.
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<interp inst="t17331205-3-person38" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About 10 at Night, I was drinking at the Prosecutor's House, in
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>4.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>5.
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<p>Ben. Johnson. About 7 at Night, I met this Gentlewoman, in Broad St. Giles's, she ask'd me, to give her a Dram I refus'd, but she follow'd me, and begg'd for a Pint of Beer. At last I went with her to the
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<interp inst="t17331205-7-person55" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Round-house. The Prisoner was brought thither to be searched for the Watch, but as we could find nothing of it in any Part of her Clothes, we concluded she had put it in a certain private Place; I found it there, and pull'd it out by the String.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-7-person57" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When we had search'd her in the common Way, and could not find it, King told us, he believ'd he knew where it was, and that a superficial Examination would signify nothing, for if we expected to get it, we must search to the Bottom. So I held her Hands, and turn'd my Backside to her Feet while they made the Search, for I did not much care to see how they proceeded. I heard one of them say, that he felt it, and soon after, that he had got it out, and then I venture to look back, and saw the Watch in his hand. He wip'd it, and gave it to me, and it is.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I and my Husband had quarrel'd, and I was crying as I went along the Street, when the Prosecutor met me, and ask'd me, what I cry'd ? I told him, I had got a wicked Husband that had abused me, My Dear, says he, will you leave him, and go along with me? o, says I, tho' he has been a barbarous Man te, I'll never do that, for I bare two Children by him, and am now big with another. Will., says he, you may go and drink with me, Forever. And so at last, he overpersuaded me and when we came to the Alehouse, he wanted to have to do with me, but having no Money he gave me the Watch to pawn for a Guinea, and then, because I refus'd to let him have his Will, he charged me with picking his Pocket, and sent for a Constable, who carried me to the Round-house, where they stumbled and strumbled, and trowd me about till the Watch was found.</p>
<p>Constable. She told me she knew nothing of the Watch, and never so much as saw it, but when we had found it upon her, she desired me to make the Matter as early as I could.</p>
<p>The Jury found her
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<p>9.
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<p>Mr. Robotham. On Friday the 26th of October, between 12 and 1 at Noon, I lost my Watch in a Crowd at the Corner of
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<interp inst="t17331205-8-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> As I stood to see the Man in the Pillory, I heard a Noise of a Pick-pocket, and somebody said the Prisoner had put a Water into his Pocket ; I observed him, and saw him take a Watch out of his Pocket and drop it. The Prosecutor came and owned it to be his. It had a black leather String.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-8-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Somebody said the Prisoner had pick'd a Watch out of a Man's Pocket. I pick a Pocket! says the Prisoner, what do you mean by that? and presently he pull'd out a Watch stily and bove it down, and I took it up. It was a silver Watch with a black String. I held it up, and
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<p>Harper. I believe his Hand might be upon it, and I said, what do you do with it? But he never held it up in any manner whatsomever. I deliver'd it to Mr. Makepeace the Constable, at the Cross-Keys Tavern, and the Prosecutor own'd it there.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Gardner took the Watch from the Ground, but did not hold it up, for
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<interp inst="t17331205-8-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the Prisoner have a Watch with a black String in his Hand at the Corner of 'Change-Alley, and he went into a Haberdasher's Shop (behind a carv'd blue coat Boy that stands at the Door) and put it into his Pocket.</p>
<p>Makepeace There was an Outcry of a Pick-pocket; Harper follow'd him, and presently held up a Watch in his Hand, and said, Who has lost a Watch? And as soon as he saw me, he said, Here's a Constable! So we went to the Cross-Keys, and there the Prosecutor saw it.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is my Watch, the same that Hooper had in his Hand.</p>
<p>The Jury found him
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<interp inst="t17331205-9-person74" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 18th of June last, between 8 and 9 in the Morning. I went to the Prisoner Lankey [ Lancake's ] Shop in
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<interp inst="t17331205-9-person75" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in Chick lane; he bid me fetch 'em directly because he was going out; I went and put them one in another, and brought them on my Head; he blam'd me for bringing them in such a gaping open manner; he examin'd them as he did the other, and said, they were broad Brims and old-fashion'd, tho' the first was as good as new, and two of these were little the worse for wearing, but the other one was an old one. I told him the Price of the three was 14 s. he laugh'd, as before, and ask'd me what I meant by it? and then bid me 7 s. 6 d. and at last came to 8 s. and said he would give no more I went back to Will Newell (from whom I had them) and ask'd him if I should take the Money? He said I must if I could get no more, and so I went again to Lankey, who paid me 8 s for them, and then put them behind his Counter.</p>
<p>Lancake. I know no more of it than the Man in the Moon; I never saw this Girl before, and she's hir'd by the Constable to swear this against me.</p>
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<p>Court. Is Newell here?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No, I believe he is in New-Prison.</p>
<p>Court. You ought to have had him here, for without his Evidence I don't see how
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<p>Some of Lancake's Neighbours, who were Dealers in the same Way, appear'd to his Character, and swore he was a very honest Man, and so cautious in buying Goods, that they had frequently seen him strict examine People that brought any Thing to his Shop to sell.</p>
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<p>12.
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<p>Gilbert and Harvey depos'd that they bought the Hoops for a Penny a Pound of the Prisoner, who told them they were old Hoops that came off some Casks where he had been doing a Jobb, and were given him to sell.</p>
<p>The Prisoner pretended he had those Hoops of a Carpenter to sell for him, but said he did not know who the Carpenter was, where to find him.</p>
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<p>+ This is not that Jack-the-Hatter who was convicted of several Felonies in September last.</p>
<p>The Prisoners pray'd the Witnesses might be examin'd a-part, which the Court granted.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-12-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My Clerk left me and Mr. Collingwood at the Globe between five and six, in order to go home, but in a little Time he return'd again, and told us he had been robb'd; he stay'd with us till about ten, and then we went away together. In the Field we met Baxter and Macdonald running as if they were frighted out of their Wits. They said they had met a mad Bull; we charg'd them with the Robbery, and carry'd them to the Sun at Stepney - Baxter confess'd.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-12-person106" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Going over the Fields with Mr. Wilmot and his Clerk, two Fellows came running along, and crying out, Lord have Mercy upon us! - O Lord! - a mad Bull! - the Devil! - has frighted us out of our Wits. I thought they look'd like a Couple of Rogues, and the Prosecutor said, he believ'd they were the Men that robb'd him, and so we made bold to secure them both.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-12-person107" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I and the two Prisoners went out together upon the Account. We call'd at the Globe, at Mile-End, where we saw the Prosecutor taking some Money out of his Pockets, and so we went out, and watch'd him, and as he came over the Bank, I stopp'd him, and demanded of him his Money. He made no Ressistance, but gave me 19 s. and 6 d. out of his Pocket. Then I bid him deliver his Watch; he said, it was a Family-Watch, and hop'd we would not take it from him. Well, says I, take it again then, and say you was well used. So we left him, and went round by Bow, and
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<p>Baxter. Had you none of the Money?</p>
<p>Macdonald. No; Rook run away with it all.*</p>
<p>* It appears that Macdonald took the Money from the Prosecutor, but he might afterwards give it to Rook.</p>
<p>Baxter. What Cloaths do you say we had on?</p>
<p>Macdonald. I had a red Coat, a short Stick, and a Pistol, Baxter had a great Coat, and Rook had a new Coat with Buttons on it.</p>
<p>Baxter. Where did we meet?</p>
<p>Macdonald. Baxter and I went from Mary Aldus's House and going along by the Gardens near the Hog-house, we met Rook.</p>
<p>Baxter. We were all at Low-Layton, from 3 in the Afternoon, 'till 10 at Night.</p>
<p>Macdonald. We were at a Place, 4 Miles from Stra'ford, I don't know the Name of it, it might be Low-Layton ; but we went from Aldus's between 10 and 11 in the Morning, and return'd between 2 and 3.</p>
<p>Baxter. You know what a vile Fellow you have been. You was an Evidence against Stockings, and Will. White. +</p>
<p>+ See the Trial of
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<interp inst="t17331205-12-person110" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Church-Lane. About a Fortnight ago, Baxter and Macdonald lay at my House, I think it was a Wednesday Night, and next Morning they went out together, between 10 and 11 a Clock; my Husband was then sick a-Bed. But they came not near us 'till next Day, for then they were carry'd before the Justice, and my Husband was taken out of his Bed at the same time, and carry'd before the Justice too.</p>
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<p>Court. Are you sure he came that Day?</p>
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<p>Court. But by what Circumstance do you remember the Day of the Month?</p>
<p>Edward Rook. By his being there.</p>
<p>Court. Was you constantly at home from Thursday to Monday?</p>
<p>Edward Rook. No; I went out in the Morning to my Labour, and return'd between 7 and 8 at Night.</p>
<p>Court. And will you take upon you to swear that he was at home when you were abroad?</p>
<p>Edward Rook. I don't know that he went out.</p>
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<p>Court. And are you sure he was not out in all that time?</p>
<p>Eliz. Johnson. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Were you in his Company all that time?</p>
<p>Eliz. Johnson. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Are you marry'd?</p>
<p>Eliz. Johnson. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. And where was your Husband on: those Nights?</p>
<p>Eliz. Johnson. A-bed with me, the Prisoner was in my Company a-Days, I don't know where he was a-Nights.</p>
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<p>Thomas Golden. I took a House, and put these Goods into it, and about 9 next Morning, a Porter came, and told me, the House was broke open, for I liv'd at Bromley, and had not then lain in this House that I was moving to, which was about a Mile off. The Grates, and Spits, and Jack, were lent me y my Aunt,
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<p>Mr. Brown The High-Constable, Mr. Betty sent for me to assist him, in taking Sick Will. I was directed to a House in Church-Lane, whither I went, and enquir'd for him, ly Landlady wanted to know my Business, I told her, I came with a Message from his Father. She call'd to him, upon which, being satisfy'd I was right, I ran up Stairs and took him a Bed. I found in the Room, a Dark-Lanthorn, with three Candles in it, a Flint, Steel, and a pocket Tinder-box full of Tinder.</p>
<p>Mr. Betty. I carry'd Baxter and Macdonald before Justice Priestly for a Robbery. Macdonald inform'd against Sickwell, and directed us where to find him. I went with a Warrant, and took him a-Bed, and found in the Room, the Things mentioned by the last Witnesses. Sickwell then deny'd the Fact, but next Day being carry'd before the Justice, he made this Confession, which was taken in Writing, read to, and sign'd by him.</p>
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<p>He therein confess'd, that about 4 Months ago, he and Nat. Sparks, and Will. Sanders, stole two Gowns in White-Chappel. That he, Baxter, Sanders, and another, stole some Fowls at Mile-End. That on Oct. 15. he and Baxter stole a Leg of Fork, and a Great-coat in a Butcher's Shop; and that on Nov. 19. about 1 in the Morning, he, Baxter, and Macdonald, broke into a House by Rogues-Well, near Stepney, and stole a pair of Grates, a Jack, 2 Spits, and a Spade.</p>
<p>Sick Will. As for the Dark Lanthorn, it was left in my Room by Macdonald, I was sick a-Bed when they took me, and Light-headed when I made that Confession - Here's one of the Jurymen knew me when I liv'd a Servant at Bethnall-Green.</p>
<p>Juryman. I know nothing of him.</p>
<p>Sick Will. I am sure I have carry'd many a Joint of Meat to his House.</p>
<p>Baxter. Macdonald is a vile Rogue, he came out of Prison but four Days before he was taken again.</p>
<p>Court. As there was no Body resident in the House, this cannot be a Burglary.</p>
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<p>Christopher Stacey. I lost a Great-Coat and a Leg of Pork out of my Shop on the 15th of October, between 7 and 8 at Night. Justice Priestly sent for me, and there I found the Prisoner. Aldus confess'd the Fact.</p>
<p>Aldus. I was light-headed, and did not know what I said.</p>
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<p>Mr. Matthews. I keep a Coffee-house, in Goodman's-Fields. About twelve at Night, as I was shutting my Door, I heard a sad cry of Murder, and Thieves. I run down an Alley near at Hand, but found no Body there, and all was silent for two or three Minutes; but turning the Corner of that Alley, I heard the Shrieking again. The Sound led me to another Alley, where I found the Woman lying upon the Ground, with her Arms extended, and the Prisoner endeavouring to get her Hands open. They were not in any unseemly Posture, I secur'd the Man, and call'd the Watch. The Woman said, God bless you, Sir, you have sav'd my Life, and my Money too. I ask'd her where her Money was? She said, in her Hand. But presently finding her Mistake , O Lord! says she, this is my Paper of Tea-dust !</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not I desire to be search'd when I was in the Watch-house?</p>
<p>Mr. Matthews. Yes; but I thought it would then be in vain, because in his Way thither he had opportunity enough to make away with it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. She had another with her before I came near.</p>
<p>Matthews. Man but the Prisoner</p>
<p>Prisoner. I heard her cry out in a bar barous Manner, and meeting a Man in the Alley, I ask'd, what was the Matter ? He said, No harm; and so he went away, and I went to her, and she gave me her Hand to help her up, for she was very drunk, and then Mr. Matthews came and took him.</p>
<p>Matthews. The Woman a in a great Surprize, but I did not perceive she was drunk.</p>
<p>The Jury found him guilty to the We of 10 d.</p>
<p>The Court (before the Verdict was Recorded ) inform'd them, that in a Robbery, the Value was not material, and therefore they had nothing to consider, but whether the Prisoner robb'd the Woman or not.</p>
<p>The Jury said, they believed he robb'd her of some Money; but were doubtful of how much.</p>
<p>The Court again, told them, they were not to regard the Sum, but if upon the Evidence given, it appear'd to them, that he robb'd her, they ought to find him Guilty, or otherwise to Acquit him.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>20.
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<p>21.
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<p>22.
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<p>23.
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<interp inst="t17331205-19-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was then in his Coach, about a hundred Yards from me. As soon as the Man had robb'd me, he rode towards the Coach, and fir'd a Pistol. I can't swear that the Prisoner is the Man, for it was dark, and he who took the Pistols from me, had a Great-coat on, with the Cape button'd up - But these are the Pistols, I know them by the Mounting and one of the Rammers being broke. They were found upon the Prisoner, by one of Sir Cordel Firebrass's Servants.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-19-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . These Pistols, and these other three, I took from the Prisoner in the Road, between Sudbury and Melford. It happen'd that he fell from his Horse, and dislocated his Neck ; and as I was near him, at the same time, I dismounted, and put his Neck in its place again. Some Bullets fell out of his Pocket, which made me suspect him for a Highwayman, and therefore I secur'd him; and my Master gave Sir
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<p>Sir William Chapman. I heard some Disturbance in the Road, and a Gentleman, who was with me in the Coach, said, he believ'd the Quarrel was with my Servant. I look'd out, a Pistol was fir'd, and a Man rode up to the Coach-door, and said, Gentlemen, deliver your Money immediately. My Son and the other Gentleman, gave him something, and I gave him four half Guineas. I observ'd his Horse curvetted, as if the Noise of the Pistol had frighted him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. As I was going to Bury, I found those five Pistols on the Road, and thought I might as well take them up, as leave them there for any Body else.</p>
<p>The Jury found him
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<p>24.
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-20-person173" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) was brought to me to have my Opinion, whether it had been Still-born, or not. I view'd the Body, and found no external Marks of Violence; upon which I proceeded to open the Cavities of the Thorax and Abdomen. The Lungs appear'd inflated ; I cut off one of the Lobes, and putting it into a Vessel of Water, it floated; I am therefore of Opinion that the Infant had
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<p>
<persName id="t17331205-20-person174"> Mary White
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<interp inst="t17331205-20-person174" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner and her Father and Mother liv'd in a Room in my House for many Years; her Father is a Journeyman Carpenter, and her Mother went out a Washing. The Prisoner, as far as ever I saw, always behaved herself prettily and modestly, tho' at last, poor Creature, she happen'd to be with Child, and she was deliver'd in my House.</p>
<p>Court. Did she call for Help ?</p>
<p>M White. I cannot say that I heard her.</p>
<p>Court. Do you think she was so weak that she could not, or that she was under any Surprize, and her Labour came so suddenly that she had not Time to call for Assistance?</p>
<p>M. White. I know nothing as to those Things, but here is a Waistcoat proper for a young Child, which found in a Waistcot Box in her Room, and she said she had provided it for that Purpose; and she told me her Father took the Child from her - poor young Creature - she's hardly Sixteen - her wicked Father has ruin'd her.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-20-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Constable. The Midwife brought me a Note with Directions to search for the Child among some Sraw, by the Hog-house in Tom T - d's-fields, and there we found it wrapp'd up in a Linsey-Woolsey Curtain - Her Father is in Reading Goal.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17331205-20-person176"> Susan Glover
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<interp inst="t17331205-20-person176" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner two or three Years; I always took her for a good-natur'd, inoffensive, modest Girl, and I was extreamly startled at the News of her having had a Child; I talk'd with her about it - she complain'd of her Father for deluding her, and said she had indeed had a Child, but that her Father took it from her, and she did not see it more. There were no Marks of Violence on the Child, and I believe it might bleed to death thro' her Ignorance and want of proper Help.</p>
<p>
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<p>Baker. Were the Shoes you lost squaretoed or round-toed?</p>
<p>Rayner. The two odd Shoes and the Boot were square-toed, and the rest were round.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-21-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoners and I set out from a Brandy- shop, the Corner of St. Martin's-lane in the Strand, between seven and eight at Night; we went up Pall-M, thro' St. James's-Square, and so to the Hay-market, and coming to the Prosecutor's Shop, Baker shov'd the Sash a little way up; we walk'd by, and coming back again, Anderson shov'd it a little higher; we pass'd by a second time, and making a quick Return, I shov'd it a little more, and so we took it by Turns till we had got it quite up, and then the Prisoners took out three pair of roundtoed Shoes, a square-toed Boot, and three odd Shoes, two of which were square Toes and one round, and brought 'em to me, for I stood two or three Doors off to watch; we shar'd them in the Street, one pair a piece, and I kept the odd ones and the Boot. Then we went to a Shop in Tyburn-Road, where we drank half a Pint of Cherry Brandy and parted. Not long after this I grew wary of keeping ill Company, and wanted to get clear of them, and so I went voluntarily before my Lord Mayor and made my information, upon which I was admitted an Evidence.</p>
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<p>Wild. I never was an Evidence before, but I own I was transported *about twelve Years ago, and I serv'd my Time out, and went to Sea afterwards, and liv'd honestly till lately I fell again into ill Company.</p>
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<p>Anderson. Where did you first come acquainted with me ?</p>
<p>Wild. At the Corner of Cornhill, about two or three Months ago; you were talking in the Street with Will. Isaacson, whom I had known a pretty while, for he was transported in a Maryland Ship that I belong'd to, after I had serv'd my Time beyond Sea ; the next Time I met you was in Smithfield, where we drank together, and I met you again with
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<p>Mr. Harding. I have known Anderson fourteen or fifteen Years; he work'd with me, off and on, about two Years - the last Time was about a Year ago, and he behav'd himself then very well.</p>
<p>Mr. Wakins. I have known him ten or twelve Years; he work'd half a Year for me, about a Year and a half ago; he was a sober honest Lad, and behav'd well.</p>
<p>Daniel Street. I have known him from a Child; I work'd with him at Mr. Harding's above a Year ago, and he bore a good Character.</p>
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<p>The Prisoners pray'd the Witnesses might be examin'd a-part, which the Court granted.</p>
<p>Thomas Rayner. My House in
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<p>Court. What Goods did you miss?</p>
<p>Mr. Rayner. A silver pint Mug, a pair of silver Salvers, a pair of silver Snuffers and Stand, a silver Pepper-box and a Hat.</p>
<p>Eliz. Chejoy. I left the Shutters fast between six and seven at Night, and found 'em broke open between seven and eight in the Morning; the Sashes of that Window that was open stood double.</p>
<p>Court. How do you mean?</p>
<p>E. Chejoy. The under Sash was thrown half way up, and the upper one drawn as far down; the Plate was taken out of the Boufet.</p>
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<p>Court. Privy-garden !</p>
<p>Wild. I don't know whether they call it Privy-garden or Spring-garden, but its over-against the Meuse.</p>
<p>Court. What Discourse had you there?</p>
<p>Wild. Nothing but Here's to you; we drank but one Pot there, and then we came up and went into the Hay-market, and coming to the Corner of St. James's-street, as you
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<p>He refus'd to lend us 6 d. but said we might have the Gin, we agreed to it; the Gin was drawn, but while we were drinking, I thought he seem'd to be suspicious of us, for he look'd upon the Hat, and said it was a very good one, and then going to the Door call'd Lightfoot; we concluded Light-foot was a Watchman, so bidding the Man take Care of the Hat, we made haste away. Anderson pawn'd a Handkerchief for 6 d. and with that Money we went the same Morning and redeem'd the Hat. Thence we walk'd to
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<p>Ogleby. Where did you see me first?</p>
<p>Wild. That was the first time when I met you at Charing-cross, but I have often drank with you since, at the Corner of St. Martin's-lane.</p>
<p>Ogleby. I'll prove that I never drank with you in my Life.</p>
<p>Wild. Do if you can.</p>
<p>Anderson. And where was it you saw me first?</p>
<p>Wild. I told you before, at the Corner of Cornhill, and that I saw you afterwards in Smithfield, and that this Fact was the first we committed together.</p>
<p>Ogleby. Did you ever see me from the Time you came to England to the Time we committed this Transgression ?</p>
<p>Wild. No, I told you just now, that this was the first time I saw you.</p>
<p>Ogleby. And how do you know what Day it was?</p>
<p>Wild. The last Execution at Tyburn was on a Saturday, and this was the Day before.</p>
<p>Ogleby. Did you ever know any Robberies that I committed?</p>
<p>Wild. Yes.</p>
<p>Ogleby. Name as many as you please.</p>
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<p>Ogleby. I might hang you by Report, for you made your Brags to me that you have snatch'd twenty Pockets in a Night, besides a gold Watch once; and you said, that when you and
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<p>Wild. And just now you said you had never been in my Company.</p>
<p>Baker. How came you acquainted with me?</p>
<p>Wild. I first fell in your Company at Buck's Brandy-shop by St. Giles's Church, on a Thursday, between two and three in the Afternoon, which was the Day before this Gentleman's House was broke; there we drank together, and I desir'd you to sell a Handkerchief for me, for 6 d. which you did, and I spent all the Money there. When it was Dark we went out together, and pick'd Pockets till past twelve, and then meeting with Anderson and Ogleby, by Charing cross, as I said before, we went and broke open the House.</p>
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<p>Anderson. Was it a whole Door, or a half Door?</p>
<p>Carlton. A half Door.</p>
<p>Anderson. And could nobody get over it without breaking it open?</p>
<p>Carlton. Not easily, for it was pretty high from the Street.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-23-person212" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Between ten and eleven at Night the Prisoners and I went to the Shop; I reach'd over the half Door, and unbolted it; but there being a Bell at the Bottom, we waited till a Coach came by, and then Anderson took hold of the Door, and some how giving a Thrust with his Knee, forc'd the Lock open, and so went in and took the Goods.</p>
<p>Court. As the upper Door was open, this was not a Burglary.</p>
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<p>29.
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<p>Council. The Prosecutor lives in Monmouth-street, and
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<interp inst="t17331205-24-person217" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have had a World of Wrong done me, my Lord, a World of Wrong, indeed! I bought four Tons of old Iron, my Lord, and eight hundred Weight, my Lord, and a Quantity of old Rags, my Lord, and it was brought to London, my Lord, in Captain Hammond's Ship, my Lord, and, my Lord, it was brought to Iron-gate in the said Ship, my Lord; and so, my Lord, I went to the Custom-house to pay the Juty, my Lord, for, my Lord, I did not know there was any Juty to be paid upon old Iron, my Lord; and, my Lord, the Iron was put into Bray's Boat, my Lord; yes, my Lord, it was put into Bray,s Boat, my Lord, to be carry'd to Mr. Spencer's, my Lord, at Savorie's-dock, my Lord, from Iron-gate, my Lord; for I had agreed with Mr. Spencer for 4 l. 15 s. a Ton, my Lord; and I sold it him three Days before I sent it, my Lord, and Mr. Spencer paid me very honestly for it, my Lord; and it was Mr. Spencer, my Lord, that sent the Prisoner to fetch the Iron.</p>
<p>Court. If you had sold it to Spencer, it was his Property. But the Prisoner is charged with stealing Goods that were your Property.</p>
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<p>Court. But you said Spencer would have no more of it.</p>
<p>Williams. O Lord! my Lord, this was before he had the 18 hundred Weight, my Lord, and so when I came to the Water-side, it was 11 a Clock, my Lord, yes, my Lord, it was 11 a Clock, and meeting with Bray, unknown, my Lord, I say, my Lord, Bray, unknown, for I did not know him, my Lord, and I wanting a Waterman to Savorie's-Dock, my Lord, he ask'd me, if I wanted a Waterman to Savorie's-Dock, my Lord, and says Bray to me, my Lord, for Bray was in a small Boat, my Lord, says Bray, Mister Williams, says he, I know you, Mister Williams, says he, and I have fetch'd old Rags for you, says he; and says she, why can't you let me carry the Iron, says he; and so says I, to Mr. Spencer, Mr. Spencer, says I, the Captain makes a sad Noise at me, for letting the Iron lie so long in the Ship, and therefore, pray Mr. Spencer, says I, why don't you take it away?</p>
<p>Council. Was Spencer with you at the Water-side?</p>
<p>Williams. No, my Lord, Spencer was not with me, and please my honourable Lordship. But this was after I was at the Water-side, my Lord, and I went over to Spencer, my Lord, and Bray, my Lord, was with me; yes, my Lord, this was afterwards, and Bray was with me, my Lord, and says Bray, my Lord, Pray Mister Spencer, says he, can't I carry it? says he. And says Mr Spencer, Have you got a Lighter? says he. And Bray said, Yes. And then Mr. Spencer bid him be ready by the Ship's side by two a Clock in the Afternoon, my Lord, and I went back with Bray, my Lord, to Capt. Hammond's Ship, my Lord, and Bray went with me, my Lord, and so he went to fetch his Lighter, my Lord, and I stay'd in the Ship, in Capt. Hammond's Ship, my Lord, till four a Clock, my Lord, and then Bray came with the Lighter, my Lord, and I went to Mr. Spencer between three and four a Clock.</p>
<p>Court. You said you staid in the Ship till four?</p>
<p>Williams. God save your Lordship, my Lord! no my honourable Lordship, it was four a Clock when I came back, my Lord, for I went to Mr. Spencer, my Lord, and told him, my Lord, that I wonder'd Bray was not come for the Iron, my Lord, and Mr. Spencer bless'd himself, my Lord, to think, my Lord, that he could not have it sent that Night, my Lord, and so he sent another Lighter man with me, my Lord, but when we came to the Ship, my Lord, there was Bray, my Lord, with his Lighter, my Lord, by the Ship's side, my Lord, and so, my Lord, the Iron was put into Bray's Lighter, and he carry'd it to Mr. Spencer, my Lord, at Savorie's-Dock, my Lord, and I went with him, my Lord, and Mr. Spencer took 18 hundred Weight, my Lord.</p>
<p>Council. As I apprehend it, here was a Contract for the Iron, and a Delivery of it to Spencer's Man. Spencer refus'd part, and the rest that was sent back, was that which Bray went away with: Is that your meaning?</p>
<p>Williams. No, my Lord, I beg your Lordship's Pardon, I sold but 18 hundred to Spencer; but Bray took my Iron the Day before I went to Spencer.</p>
<p>Court. The Day before?</p>
<p>Williams. Ess, my Lord, for I found 5 hundred Weight at Mr. Wood's, at the Faulcon; ess, my Lord, it was the 5th of September at Night, and I found several. Tubs taken from the Iron, as Bray and I came
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173312050016"/> from Spencer's, and says I to Bray, Where's the Tubs, Mr. Bray? says I, my Lord, and Bray, my Lord, was to carry the Iron to a Gentleman in Thames-Street, and upon the 7th of September, I was to carry some to Mr. Harrison, my Lord, and Bray run away from me, my Lord, for he was gone from me, and I could not get a Constable to take him, my Lord. And as Spencer took no more than 18 hundred, upon the 6th of September, at 7 in the Morning, my Lord, by Mr. Spencer's Recommendation, he desired me to go to a Founder, one Mr. Fowler, my Lord.</p>
<p>Court. Let us understand you, if possible. Did you Deliver any of your own Iron to the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Williams. Ess, my Lord, ess, I deliver'd three Tons and a Quarter to Bray, to bring to Mr. Fowler, thro' Bridge, my Lord, thro' Bridge, and it was put into his Lighter, my Lord, and he said, he could never get thro ' Bridge this Tide, and I got two Men to aid him, to push him thro'; but we could not get thro' for-the Tide was so strong, that it push'd us back again, and then he made his Boat fast on the other Side of the Bridge.</p>
<p>Court. Then he did get thro'?</p>
<p>Williams. Ess, ess, my Lord, he got thro'; but that was at two a Clock.</p>
<p>Council. Did not he make some Excuse, and send you away?</p>
<p>Williams. O! yes, a great many Excuses, and a Man came to him, and he quitted the Boat, and I staid there most of the time with it when he was gone, and I told him I must go away, and I left the Boat with the Man at the White-Bear, and the Man at the Bear said, the Iron would be safe.</p>
<p>Council. Who did you leave in Possession of the Iron?</p>
<p>Williams. No Body, my Lord, I left no Body in Possession, my Lord, but the Man at the Bear, my Lord, said it would be as safe as so much Gold, my Lord, but Bray, my Lord, Bray, took it out of the Ship.</p>
<p>Council. Now we have got to the Ship again. But who took it out of the Boat at the Bridge?</p>
<p>Williams. I don't know that Bray took it out of the Boat, my Lord, but Bray took it out of the Ship, yes, it was Bray, Bray, my Lord, Bray took it out of the Ship; and I found 5 hundred and a half at Mr. Wood's, my Lord, and I gave Mr. Wood a Subpoena to be here, my Lord, but he pray'd to be excus'd, yes, my Lord, he pray'd to be excus'd. I have had a World of Wrong, of Wrong, my Lord, a World of Wrong, yes, my Lord, a World of Wrong have I had, and
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<interp inst="t17331205-24-person219" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , my Lord, can give a good Account of this Matter, and I am threaten'd with my Life, my Lord, by a great many Witnesses, my Lord, and here is a Constable, my Lord, that kept this Man from Justice, and from Judgement, my Lord, from Justice and from Judgement. Pray consider, my Lord, what a sad Condition I am in, a sad Condition indeed, my Lord, a very sad Condition.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-24-person221" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner and my Husband brought five iron Balls to my Room that Night; and after Supper, the Prisoner told me, my Husband was going out with him all Night, Lord bless me! says I, what are you going to do? He said they were going to carry a Captain down to Eriff, and so they went together, and I saw them no
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<p>30.
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<p>34.
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<p>35.
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<p>36.
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<interp inst="t17331205-31-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Between 10 and 11 at Night, the 31st of October, as I was going home, I met the Prisoner in Wapping, and enquir'd of him, the Way to my Lodging, for I was a Stranger in Town. He said it I'd give him any thing, he'd shew me the Way, I agreed to give him 6 d. He led me a back Way, till we came to a Brandy-Shop ; I found I was wrong, and told him so. He said he brought me thither for a Dram; I gave him a Dram or two, and went out. He follow'd, knock'd me down, and took 4s. a Bill for 5l. 9s. (dated at Portsmouth, Oct. 6. 1733. drawn by
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<interp inst="t17331205-31-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Payable in London, at 5 Days sight) and a pair of silk Garters, and the Key of my Chest, out of my Pockets. My Handkerchief was ty'd about my Neck in a double Knot, and in getting it off, he had like to have strangled me. I cry'd out, Murder! and said, Fye upon it, what a sad thing it is, for a Man to be robb'd in his native Land ! A Woman came out of a Chandler's-Shop with a Candle, and yet, for all that, the Prisoner kept pulling my Handkerchief, 'till he had got it off, and then he run away. The good Woman, I don't know her Name, took me into a House, and gave me a Farthen's worth of Small-beer. I was afraid to go home, left I should meet the Prisoner again, and so I stay'd in that House all Night - I had never seen the Prisoner before, but I had a full View of him in the Brandy-Shop, and am sure he is the same Man. He was taken that Night, I know not how; but next Morning
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<interp inst="t17331205-31-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , (the Officer, who took him ) came to enquire for me, and told me, the Prisoner was in Shadwell-Cage. I went thither; I knew him at first sight, and said, he was the Man who robb'd me.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173312050018"/>Prisoner. Wath I the Man ath produthed the Handkerchief before the Juthtith.</p>
<p>Curfoy. It was produced by a Woman who went for the Prisoner's Wife, I think her Name was Jane.</p>
<p>Prisoner. But did not a Fellow that wath before the Juthtith own it, and thay, that he gave it to her?</p>
<p>Curfoy. No; she said she had it from him, but he deny'd it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Wath not I drinking in the Bandy-thop when you thaw me firtht ?</p>
<p>Curfoy. No; I met you first in the Street, and we went into the Shop together.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Wath nobody elth in the Thop but you and I?</p>
<p>Curfoy. Nobody but the Woman of the Shop.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Wath you drunk or thober?</p>
<p>Curfoy. I was not drunk, but I had got a small Cup of Liquor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-31-person257" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I had been winding Silk all Day, and went down to a Chandler's Shop in Blue -coat-fields, between 10 and 11 at Night to drink; I had been there but a few Minutes before I heard a Man cry out Murder! Its a sad Thing for a Man to be robb'd in a Christian Land by his own Fellow-natives. I ran out with a Candle, and saw the Prosecutor sitting on the Stones at Brown's Door, and a Man (which I believe was the Prisoner) pulling a Handkerchief off his Neck, and then he ran away. The Prosetor's Nose was cut, and he was very bloody. He ask'd me for a little Water; I told him I'd give him a Farthing's worth of Small-beer, and so I lifted him up, but he sell down again, whether it was owing to Drink, or to the Damage he had suffer'd, I can't say; at last I got him into the Chandler's Shop, and gave him some Small-beer, and ask'd him why he did not get a Dram? He felt in his Pocket, and said he had lost 4s. but hop'd his Note was safe; but searching farther, he said that was gone too; so I left him, and went to bed. The Houses in our Neighbourhood are left out in Tenements to Lodgers; between one and two, Mr. Ovington, the Beadle, and the Watch, came and knock'd at our Street-door; my Husband went down and let 'em in; they said they came to search for some Fellows that had made a Disturbance; they went backwards, and saw the Prisoner getting over the Wall in the Yard into an Alley, and there he was taken.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When I wath drinking with the Prothecutor in the Low-room, where he afterwardth lay, you came to the Door and lock'd it; pray wath not hith Nothe cut then?</p>
<p>Thorton. Not that I know of.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I wath taken up for a Quarrel, and sent to the Cage, and thith Woman came to thee me there, and thaid thee did not know me.</p>
<p>Thornton. I never was nigh the Cage.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-31-person258" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Beadle. Between one and two in the Morning a Woman came to the Watch-house, and said there was a Disturbance in Blue-coat-fields; I went with the Watch thither, and knock'd at the Door, and Thornton let us in, and said, the People were got out backwards; we follow'd; the Prisoner was getting over the Wall; I went into the Alley and found him sitting on a Bench thus - with his Hands on his Knees, as if he had been asleep. John, says I, you must go with me to the Watch-house. Go with you, you Black-guard Dog? says he. Do you know who you talk to? I'd have you to know, Sirrah, that I have got Money, and a 5 l. Note in my Pocket. I made no more Words, but took him away. When he was in the Watch-house he pull'd a Paper out of his Fob, and said, See here, you Rascal! you Black-guard Rogue! here's a 5 l. Note! I ask'd him to let me see it in my Hand, but he refus'd, and put it up again.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you find any Note upon me, when you search'd me in the Morning?</p>
<p>Ovington. No; I search'd him only for Arms, for I did not then think the Paper he had shewn me was really such a Note as he said it was. In the Morning the Prosecutor came to see him in the Cage, and said directly, That's the Man! He robb'd me of 4 s. a pair of Garters, a Key, a Handkerchief, and a Note of 5 l. 9 s.</p>
<p>Prisoner. One of the Watchmen search'd
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<p>Ovington. I did not see any Watchman search him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I wath going to thee for my Wife, and call'd in at thith Brandy-thop to drink, and there I thaw the Prothecutor and another Man, like a Thea-saring Man, and they akth'd me to drink with them, and we had two Half-pinth of Brandy together, and then I went about my Bithineth, and going home there wath a Quarrel, and I went to take a Manth part, and so I wath thent to the Cage.</p>
<p>The Jury found him
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<p>37.
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<p>38.
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<p>39.
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<p>John Hitchcock. The Prisoner came to my Shop between one and two, and desir'd to see some Cambrick; I shew'd her a Piece, for which I ask'd 3s. 6d. a Yard; she bid me 2 s. 4 d. I told her I had some of that Price, and put my Hand into the Counter to reach a Piece, and at the same Time I observ'd her take a Piece out of the Box that stood on the Counter, and put it into her Gown, which was tuck'd up round her; she did not like what I shew'd her, and made haste out of the Shop; I follow'd her, and said, Mistress, if you please you may leave that Piece of Cambrick,</p>
<p>Prisoner. Was I out of the Shop?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Yes; she was off the Step in the Street, and I pull'd her in.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you see me put it in my Gown?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not I take two Pieces to the Door to compare them?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-34-person271" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the Prisoner go off the Step into the Street, before my Master took her, and then she run into the Shop with some Violence, and reach'd her Hand thus - towards the Counter, and dropp'd the Cambrick about the Middle of the Shop, but nearer the Door than the Counter, and there was none on the Ground before my Master fetch'd her in.</p>
<p>Prisoner. While he stoop'd in the Counter I took the Piece out of the Box to look at it at the Door, because the Shop was dark.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. 'Tis a light Shop.</p>
<p>- Marshall,
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>40.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>41.
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<p>44.
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<p>John Chin. The Prisoner work'd with me in my Work-shop in the Garret ; I lost Wool several times d, and knew not who to suspect; at last one of my Men told me he had found the Thief, and that it was Old Will. I lock'd the Door, and waited his coming down from the Garret; I stopp'd him, and said, Will. this Man says he saw you put Niles in your Breeches ; (for such Wool we call Niles) and putting my Hand to his Breeches, I felt something soft, and
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<p>Prisoner. I had no Design to steal the Wool, upon my Word, for I am old and cold, and put it into my Breeches only because it was warm and comfortable.
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person300" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was just come out of Place, and wanting a Lodging I was recommended to Kit Henley's, at the Ship in Peter-street, in St. James's. The Prisoner and Will. Ryland us'd to lye in the Stable, and ride out between eight and nine at Night, and come in again about one in the Morning. On Thursday Morning they took the Blanket off my Bed; I got up to see what they did with it; I saw the Prisoner there with his Hat ty'd under his Chin; their Horses sweated, and Kit Henley tore the Blanket in two, and laid one Piece on each Horse. They came in to drink, and Henley told them he wanted Money to pay his Landlord; the Prisoner said he had no Money, but he had Money's worth, and gave him something, but I did not see what it was. The Landlord went out in the Morning and came in again, and brought them some Money, and they paid him 24 s. and I gave an Account of this before Justice Lambert.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person301" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of November my Neighbour Henley brought me this Watch, and I lent him a Guinea and a half on it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had kept the Ship but six Weeks; Will. Ryland was my Brewer's Servant, and he told me the Prisoner was his Brother. They us'd to come to my House two or three times a Week and spend 6d. a piece. They run up a Score of 24 s. 6d. I ask'd Freelove for my Money; says he, I have none, but here's a Watch if you'll pawn it; I pawn'd it for a Guinea and a half, and I believe this Watch is the same; they paid the Score, and had the rest of the Money between 'em.</p>
<p>Court. Did they not keep Horses at your Stables?</p>
<p>Henley. Ryland brought a Horse on Thursday Afternoon to my Stable, rode out the same Evening, and return'd between eleven and twelve at Night.</p>
<p>Court. The Girl,
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person303" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , says, there were two Horses, and that you tore the Blanket, and laid a piece upon each.</p>
<p>Henley. A Gentleman in East-street kept a Mare at my Stables, and at last he sold her to me; and that Thursday I lent this Mare to Mr. Grundee, a Mason, and when he brought her home at Night she sweated very much, and I took the Blanket off the Girl's Bed and threw it over the Mare.</p>
<p>Court. What Time did the Mare come home?</p>
<p>
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<p>Court. Did not you tear the Blanket, and lay part on the Mare, and part on the Horse?</p>
<p>Henley. The Blanket was tipp'd, and perhaps I might.</p>
<p>Court. The Girl says it was twelve or one a Clock.</p>
<p>Henley. I did not see the Girl in the Stable.</p>
<p>Court. Did not the Prisoner and Ryland ride out together?</p>
<p>Henley. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. And had they but one Horse?</p>
<p>Henley. But one, and that was a bay Horse.</p>
<p>Court. Did they not lye at your House?</p>
<p>Henley. I had no Beds, but I believe they might lye in the Stable.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person305" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ( Davis's ) Information, I went to Henley's, and seiz'd him, and Ryland, and the Prisoner, but Ryland made his Escape. I ask'd Henley where the Mare was, that was there about half an Hour ago? He said, he did not know, for a Gentleman had taken her out. Henley was sent to Bridewell, and the Prisoner to the Gatehouse. I advised the Prisoner to discover what he knew, for I told him, if he would not, Henley would. He refus'd for a pretty while, but at last confess'd he had robb'd a Gentleman on a Hackney Coach-box, going to Kensington, of a Watch, and about half a Crown in Money. I found out the Coachman, by enquiring what Coach had been robb'd, and he told me Mr. Lee was his Fare: I went to Mr. Lee, and he describ'd the Watch to me, and particularly, that in the inside Case, there was the Picture of a Friar killing a Nun.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The Constable made me drunk with Punch, and I said any thing.</p>
<p>Court. But could you discover Facts which you knew nothing of.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person306" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Lee was my Fare. He drove and I rid behind the Coach. Mr. What d'ye call him here, the Prisoner, upon a Bay Horse, and another Highwayman, came up to the Coach-Door, and look'd in, Damn you, says', there's no Body in the Coach. They went up to the Gentleman, and the Prisoner (I dare swear it was he) took the Gentleman's Money and Watch in his Hat.</p>
<p>The Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17331205-39-person307"> Priscilla Tomson
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person307" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am Ryland's Sister, by Marriage, and Ryland's Wife is the Prisoner's Sister. On the 22d of November, the Prisoner was ill of an Ague and Fever, at my Mother's House, which is hard by the Ship. He had it three Weeks before he came there, and lay there constantly except one Night.</p>
<p>Court. How do you know it was the 22d of November?</p>
<p>Tomson. It was Yesterday (Thursday) was a Fortnight. I came home, and saw him a-Bed between one and two in the Afternoon, and he was violent bad indeed, and he got up between two and three, and between three and four he went out with me.</p>
<p>Court. Tho' he was so violent bad?</p>
<p>Tomson. Yes; we went to Apothecaries-Hall, to get a Medicine Mr. Henley had given me a Receipt of. They would not sell so small a Quantity there, but directed me to a Chimist's in the Hay-Market, and the Prisoner was so bad then, that he could not go back for he said, his Ague was very strong upon him. So we took a Boat and went to Mr. Godfrey the Chimist's, and in the Way home, we met Ryland. Ryland did not go with us then, but came some time after. The Prisoner's Wife had got some Water-gruel, and Turnips, and Sage-tea ready. Ryland Supp'd with us, and stay'd all Night, for he had had some words with his Wife, and would have kill'd her, but I got between, and parted them, and so he swore he would not go home with her.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You saw me find the Watch.</p>
<p>Tomson. Next Morning, being Friday, he lay a-Bed 'till nine a Clock, and about ten he got up, and went with me to Tottenham-Court about some Business.</p>
<p>Court. What Business?</p>
<p>Tomson. To take the Air.</p>
<p>Court. Do you call that Business ?</p>
<p>Tomson. Besides I went to see an Acquaintance.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173312050022"/> And going over the Field, just by the Windmill, he stoop'd, and pick'd up something.</p>
<p>Court. And what was it?</p>
<p>Tompson. I don't know, for I did not see it.</p>
<p>Court. But did not he tell you?</p>
<p>Tomson. No.</p>
<p>Court. Nor you ask him?</p>
<p>Tomson. No; he said nothing to me, nor I to him.</p>
<p>Court. That was strange indeed!</p>
<p>Tomson. But he was taken up on the Sunday following, and he told me on the Monday, that what he found in the Field, when I was with him, was the Watch that Mr. Henly was in Trouble about.</p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Henley lent me his Mare to to go to Barkhamstead.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17331205-39-person309"> Mary Freeman
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person309" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner lodg'd in my House all the Summer, 'till five Weeks ago. He was never out after Candle-light. He work'd in the Gardens.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person310" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . He was Under-Gardener at the Lord Gore's when I was Nurse there, and he behav'd himself very well.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-39-person311" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him two Years; he marry'd into a very particular honest Family.</p>
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<p>46.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>47.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>48.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>49.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>50.
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<p>51.
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<p>52.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>53.
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<interp inst="t17331205-47-off207" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two Gold-rings, value 24 s. and a Tea-spoon, value 1 s. </rs> the Goods of
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<p>Mr. Walker. The Prisoner was my
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17331205-47-person345" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This Girl brought the Rings and Spoon to me, and said her Mistress wanted two Guineas and 4 s. upon them; I told her, that was more than they were worth. Then she would have had 30 s. upon them; I ask'd her where her Mistress liv'd? she said in Monmouth-Street, and dealt in Shoes, and wanted Money presently, to buy a Bargain, and so I lent her 25 s.</p>
<p>Court. You did? And would you offer to take such Goods of such a Child? - Sir, before you go out of Court, find me Security for your Appearance next Sessions, or I'll commit you.
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<p>54.
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