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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173402270001"/>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 27th, Thursday the 28th of February, and Friday the 1st of March, in the Seventh, Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Third SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir WILLIAM BILLERS, Knt. Lord Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1734.</p>
<p>NUMBER III.</p>
<p>Printed for J. WILFORD, behind the Chapter-House, near St. Paul's. M,DCC, XXXIV.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<p>Where may be had the foregoing Numbers in this Mayoralty, and the Sessions-Papers of the last.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173402270002"/>The PROCEEDINGS, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>3, 4.
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<p>*Whitesides was in April, 1732, convicted of stealing a Hat. Sessions-Paper, Numb, IV. pag. 114. And last Sessions he was try'd with
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<interp inst="t17340227-3-person42" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> inform'd me, that he had seen such a one as Whitesides loitering up and down, and sometimes standing by a Ballad-singer; and he said, if we went directly to Rag-Fair, we might chance to find him with the Goods in some Gin-shop. So Pitt, and
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<interp inst="t17340227-3-person44" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and I went all together. And as we were passing by the backside of the first House, from Tower-hill, going into Rag-fair, we look'd in at a Window, where there was a Candle, and saw Whitesides trying on a pair of the Gloves; upon which we went to the Fore-door, and found Marshall shutting up the Stall (it was an Apple-stall;) we search'd him, and took one pair of Gloves out of his Pocket, and then we went in; but having made some Disturbance in seizing Marshall, I suppose Whitesides took the Alarm and hid the Gloves; for at our first going into the Back-room we could find nothing but the Paper they had been wrapp'd in, and one pair lying loose on the Dresser: However, upon farther search we found the rest under a Cherry-Sieve. Whitesides ran up Stairs, and Marshall got into the Cellar; but we got a Constable and secur'd them both.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-3-person45" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I stood at my Door, a Girl was singing Ballads, and Whitesides came and saunter'd about her for some time,
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<p>Whitesides. I was try'd here last Sessions, and resolving to get clear of ill Company I enter'd my self on board a Ship; but going to take Leave of my Brother, I met Marshall, who ask'd me to buy a pair of Gloves, and so I stepp'd into the House to try them on.</p>
<p>Marshall. That's very true, for Whitesides is an innocent Man. I found the Gloves in a Dust-hole by the Postern on Tower-hill, and meeting one Mrs Pattison, she desir'd me to call at the Corner-house going to Rag-fair, and help the Girl (
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<interp inst="t17340227-3-person46" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) to shut up Shop, which I did, and Whitesides coming by, I said to him, See here, what I have found! and, says he, What will you have for a Pair? I told him, a Groat. So he went backwards to try them on, and in the mean time these People came and broke in upon us.
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<p>Clerk . Are you guilty or not guilty? - Why can't you Plead?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I don't know what you say.</p>
<p>Court. Let some Body near him tell him his Charge.</p>
<p>Whitesides (bauling in his Ear) So ho! you are indicted for stealing Stockings! are you guilty or not guilty ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. What do you say?</p>
<p>Court. Show him the Charge in writing, [Then a Paper was shewn him.]</p>
<p>Prisoner. I can't read.</p>
<p>Court. Prosecutor, could you make him hear when he was apprehended.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He pretended to be deaf then.</p>
<p>Court. Is there no Body belonging to Newgate, that knows whether he can hear or not ?</p>
<p>Whitesides. He could hear sometimes when they baul'd to him in Newgate.</p>
<p>Court. Then we must make him hear now.</p>
<p>Whitesides, bauling, the Court will make you hear.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Indeed I am quite deaf.</p>
<p>Court. If he remains obslinate he must be press'd.</p>
<p>Whitesides, bauling. The Court says, you must be press'd to Death if you won't hear!</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ha!</p>
<p>Court. Read the Law - Batlet the Executioner first tye his Thumbs.</p>
<p>[Then the Executioner ty'd his Thumbs together with Whipcord, and with the Assistance of an Officer drew the Knot very hard.]</p>
<p>Prisoner. My dear Lord, I am deaf as the Ground.</p>
<p>Executioner. Guilty or not guilty?</p>
<p>Prisoner. My sweet, sugar, precious Lord, I am deaf indeed, and have been so these ten Years.</p>
<p>Executioner. Guilty or not guilty?</p>
<p>Court. Hold him there a little - Now loosen the Cord, and give him a little Time to consider of it; but let him know what he must expect if he continues obstinate, for the Court will not be trifled with.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-6-person59" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Bromfield, at the Woolpack, on the Bridge. The Prisoner and another came into my Master's-Shop, between 8 and 9 in the Morning, and cheapen'd some Stockings; I shew'd them 2 or 3 pair; they bid me Money, but I could not take it, and so they both went out again. I presently heard some Body in the Street say, Friend, you have dropt your Stockings; upon which I went out and seiz'd the Prisoner, and saw the Stockings drop from under his Great-coat; but his Companion got away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-6-person60" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw some Stockings drop from the Prisoner. A Man took them up, and gave them to him, when Mr. Hutchins coming outseiz'd the Prisoner, and I saw the Stockings under his Great-coat before he let them fall.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The Man that ran away, gave me the Stockings, and told me, he had bought them.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Mrs. Williams. My Cousin Gregory and I came from Hampstead together, and I being foremost was crossing a Bridge, when the Prisoner stept out, and as soon as I got over the Bridge, he damn'd my Blood, and demanded my Money. I told him I was a poor Woman, and had but three Farthings. He pray'd the Lord to damn the three Farthings and so went to my Cousin, who was then upon the Bridge, and damn'd her, and demanded her Money. I bid him have a care what he did, for we had Company behind, and so I called John! and Dick! The Prisoner pray'd God to Damn John and Dick, and swore he would have my Cousin's Money, or she was a dead Woman. And while he was robbing her, he dropt his Stick in the Water. I stoop'd and took it up, and was going to give him a Knock; but seeing 2 Men at a distance, I call'd to them, and dropt the Stick : The Prisoner took it up, and ran down the Turnpike Path. You Dog, says I, I'll have you still. The Men coming up, pursu'd
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<p>Mrs. Gregory. These are both mine, the Prisoner took them from me.</p>
<p>Mr. Row. I and Mr. Dowle and Mr. Berry being on Horseback, were just got thro' the Turnpike, when we heard a Cry of Stop Thief. We turn'd back, and the Woman said she had been rob'd, and describ'd the Person. We went up the Lane where we met a Man, who told us such a Person was run across the Field: We follow'd, and found the Prisoner in a Ditch.</p>
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<p>Mr. Berry. And I had much ado to get him back.</p>
<p>Court, to Deeploe. Who are you? and why did you run away.</p>
<p>Deeploe. I am a Brasier, I work with Mr. Atkinson in Bull and Mouth-street, and I ran after the Prisoner when I heard a cry of Stop Thief -</p>
<p>Court. Do you know the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Deeploe. He was my School-fellow, but I have no great Acquaintance with him.
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<p>Court. Drunk?</p>
<p>Ledger. I believe they might be in Liquor. He asked them how they came there, bid them go down, or he said he would kick them down; but however he did not, but left them there and came into my Room, and taking away some Company there, he went down with them, and I heard him let them out, and then I suppose he went to Bed, for I did not hear him come up again.</p>
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<p>Another Surgeon gave the same Account of the Wounds and Fractures; but added, that he could not say they were, tho' they might be, the Cause of her Death.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I heard her cry out in the Yard, and ask'd her how she came there? She said she had been for a penn'orth of Muscles, and had got the Cramp in her Knee; I bid her be quiet, and so she was. And then I went to Bed, and lay 'till six in the Morning.</p>
<p>Court. 'Tis very strange, that a Woman in such a miserable Condition, wounded, and bruised, and both her Thighs broke, should talk of buying Muscles, and complain of nothing but the Cramp.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I suppose she was drunk.</p>
<p>Court. It's intolerable, that such poor Wretches should be suffer'd to drink till they have lost their Senses. The Houses that allow of such scandalous Practices ought to be suppress'd.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was but a Servant to one who put me in the House, and I have not been in it above five Weeks. John Brown, whom I sent for, was a Porter belonging to the Shop; and when he and Barns came, they told me, if I did not move the Body, there would be 5 l. to the Coroner, 5 l. to bury her, and a Fine of 30 l. laid upon the House.</p>
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<p>They were a second Time indicted, Webber for
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<p>Webster and Gilbert were a third Time indicted, for
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<p>Webber was found
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>20, 21.
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<p>John Jones. Tindall called Watch, and said, he had a Thief in the Cellar. I pull'd the Prisoner out by the Shoulder, and deliver'd him to the Parish Watch: They let him go, and he ran to Well-street, but there we took him again.</p>
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<p>Third Indictment.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Was there a Lock to the Cellar-door?</p>
<p>Roop. Yes, and we forc'd it open.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. No, there was no Lock, but only a Bolt.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You see, now, that this Fellow will swear any thing, he swears a Bolt was a Lock. It's hard if a Man's Life must be taken away upon his Oath.</p>
<p>Roop. Well, suppose it was a Bolt, there's no such mighty Difference.</p>
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<p>* See the Tryal of
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<p>Hugh Hughs. The Prisoner and I both liv'd in the House of Mr. Westfield, a Sugar-baker. The Prisoner had been there 7 Weeks, he lay in the same Room, but not in the same Bed, with me. On Friday, the 15th of this Month, he got up by 5 in the Morning, and went away. Soon after he was gone I found my Wig box empty; my Trunk was broke open and I miss'd 2 Shirts and a Bag, in which there was a Gold-ring, 10 Guineas, and 7 s. - He was taken the same Night with one of my Shirts upon his Back, and but one Guinea, and 6 d. left in his Pocket.</p>
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<p>Thomas Carpenter. I was robb'd about May or June last, I don't remember the Time exactly, for I am very antient ( near 100 Years old) I had about 40 Guineas in a Bag, in my Coat-pocket, and when I went to Bed I laid my Coat in the Chair and the Maid came and fetch'd the Candle away. I knew of no Body being in the House but my self, the Maid, and the Prisoner. In the Morning when I arose, I miss'd all my Money. I suspected the Prisoner had taken it, because he ran away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-31-person202" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> The Prisoner was taken 3 or 4 Months after, at Poole in Montgomeryshire. It was thought he would go thither, because he had some Relations there. He was carry'd before Justice Nichols, and confess'd the Fact; and here the Confession is in writing.</p>
<p>The Confession being prov'd, it was read in Court.</p>
<p>Burough of Poole, }. The Examination of
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<p>' THE said Examinant, saith, that about ' the Beginning of February last past, he, ' this Examinant, was hir'd, as a
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<p>The Mark of</p>
<p>William + Davies, alias</p>
<p>William Prichard, alias</p>
<p>William ap Richard.</p>
<p>Taken at Poole aforesaid, in the County of Montgomery, the Day and Year first within written, before me William Nicholls, Capital Bailiff of the Town and Burrough aforesaid.</p>
<p>Prisoner. They insisted I should take the Money, or they would take away my Life.</p>
<p>The Jury found him
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<p>She was a second Time indicted on the Coroner's Inquisition for the said Murder.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-32-person214" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner worked with me (at a Throwster's) she came to work at half an Hour past Seven, the Night the Murder was done, and work'd 'till Morning - She said, she had done something that deserved New gate, and at last, told us, she had left her Child in the Field all Night -
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<interp inst="t17340227-32-person215" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . When she came to work, over Night, we ask'd her if she had carry'd her Child back to the Work house (for the Child was kept in the Parish Work-house, and she had got Leave to take it out for 2 or 3 Hours) she told me, she had not, but her Mother had. She worked 'till One in the Morning, and then had a Dram, and would have had another, but I would not let her. Thn she desir'd a Penny to buy a Roll and Cheese. I gave her a Penny; but instead of fetching a Roll and Cheese, she brought in a Roll and a h'p'orth of Gin - Then she said, she had done something that deserved Newgate. I told her I hoped she had not wrong' my Mistress, but if she had, her best way would be to make a plain Confession, and then I believe my Mistress, would be the more favourable to her. She said it was no such thing as that; but she had left her Child all Night in the Field. What? says I, in such a dismal cold Night! How can you be so cruel ? She said she had not done it, but one Sukey persuaded her to it. So I bid Elizabeth Scot take a piece of Bread and Butter, and go with me and the Prisoner to fetch the Child, for the Prisoner had not told me the Child was dead, and I thought it would be a hungry as well as Cold. But when we came to the Place, we found the Child stript and lying dead in a Ditch, with a Linnen-rag tied hard about its poor Neck.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-32-person216" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner came on Sunday to take the Child out, but I would not let her, without an Order from the Church-Wardens; so she went away, and came again in half an Hour, and brought a Note, as from the Church-Warden, and upon that I let her have the Child out; but I afterwards found that the Church-Warden had given no such Note - The Child had been New-clothed but the Thursday before.</p>
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<p>Then the Prisoner's Confession, before the Justice, being proved, was read in Court.</p>
<p>Middlesex}, to wit. The Examination and Confession of Judith Defour, taken this 30th Day of January 1733, before me one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County.</p>
<p>' THIS Examinant confesseth, that about ' two Years and three Months since, she ' was deliver'd of a female bastard Child, be- ' got on her Body, by one
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<p>The Mark of Judith + Defour.</p>
<p>Taken before me the Day and Year above written.
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<p>Prosecutor. This is my Coat the Prisoner took from me.</p>
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<p>David Morgan. I left my Window shutters fast about 10 at Night, I found them broke open between 6 and 7 in the Morning, - It was then Day light. The Roof of the Shutters was broke, and so they were pull'd pown - I lost 3 Ale-house Quart-pots, 3 Pints, a Half-pint, a Quartern and Half-quartern. A Table-cloth, a Child's Mantle, and an Apron - here is the Quartern-pot - this is the third time I have had my House broke this Year.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I came one Morning to Mrs. Silver's, and saw a young Fellow there, whom I did not know, but afterwards heard his Name was Abbot, and this was all the Acquaintance I had with him. The Jury found him
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<p>Robert Wright. Me Loard, on the faxt of Feebruary, aboot ten at Neet, as I and twa mare young Men were standing upon the Street, a talking wi'twa young Women, the Preesoner cam and taip'd me o' the shoolder, and aix'd me an I wanno'gi' her a drink, I preesently ken'd wha she was, because I had served her with Breed, for I am a
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<p>- Pawnbroker. On the 7th Instant the Prisoner pledg'd this Watch with me for a Guinea and a half.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He gave me the Watch to lie with me, and because I would neither humour him that way, nor return the Watch, he said he
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<p>Wright. No, but it was withoot my Consant.</p>
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<p>Rebecca Morning. Last Saturday Night, between 8 and 9, I sent my Child for a Quartern-loaf. Mrs. Henley's Child being at my House went with her. And Word was brought me the same Night that both the Children had been Stript.</p>
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<p>Mr. Robinson. Going by the Farrier's shed in Finsbury, I heard a Woman say, damn you you little Bitch, stand still. I mistrusted what she was about, and went to an Ale-house Where Mr. Pye was, and taking a Candle we follow'd the Prisoner, and took her with the Children's Clothes in her Apron.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173402270015"/> a Window slap to. Now, thinks I, they have made their Escape Backwards, and I have watch'd all Night for nothing. So I push'd in foremost, and ran into the Kitchen; I saw no Body at first, but looking into the Closet, there stood the Prisoner, squeez'd in a Corner bolt upright, with a Plaisterer's Lathing-hammer in his Hand. I Knock'd him down, and catch'd him by the Collar as he fell. His Head run with Blood, and I was sorry to see it; but I thought it was better so, than he should serve me worse with his Hammer. I took the Hammer from him - Here it is - And this Knife, but it is not worth a Fill of a Farthing. When I had pull'd him out and secur'd him, the Watch came in to my Assistance.
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<p>Court. Did you hear her cry Murder?</p>
<p>Alcroft. No; I could not pick out one Word that she said.</p>
<p>Court. How many Blows did he give her?</p>
<p>Alcroft. I did not count them; but I am sure I saw two or three, and whether she was drunk or sober I can't tell; but I was as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Was she on her Knees, after I struck her, or did she fall down?</p>
<p>Alcroft. She remain'd on her Knees, and I left her in that Posture - She liv'd an Hour after.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person316" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , aged between 13 and 14. I live just by the Prisoner, and hearing a Woman cry out Murder, I went down Stairs, and saw the Prisoner beat the Deceas'd with a walking Stick across the Back, and his Wife held a Cloth to the Deceas'd's Mouth. Then he threw the Stick upon the Ground, and dragg'd the Deceas'd by the Shoulders into the Entry, and knock'd her Head as hard as ever he could against the Post of the Partition, about three times</p>
<p>Court. How many Blows did he give her with the Stick?</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. I believe three or four.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see him strike her on the Head with the Stick?</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. No</p>
<p>Court. Did you see him burn the Stick?</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. No.</p>
<p>Alcroft. I saw no Body put a Cloth to the Deceas'd's Mouth.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see Alcroft there?</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. No.</p>
<p>Court. Are you sure of it ?</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. Yes; I saw no Body there
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person317" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Surgeon. I view'd the Body externally, and found two Bruises, one above the Right-ear, and the other over the Right-eye. There was a large Fracture in the Skull, which began over the Right-ear, ron to the Orbit of the Eye, and thence to the upper Jaw-bone, and in two or three Places of it, small Pieces of the Skull were beat in. The Skull being remov'd, I found 8 Ounces of extravasated Blood, part between the first Skin and the Skull, another part between the first Skin and the Second, and the rest in the two lateral Ventricles of the Brain. The Skull being broke in, was the Occasion of her Death.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The Deceas'd went out in the Morning to receive her Pension, and return'd half drunk about 11, when
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person319" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> were talking about buying a Goose. She said, she would join her Six-pence with them. I went out to buy one, but finding none to my Mind, return'd without, upon which she took up a Poker, and swore she'd beat my Brains out. The Men desir'd me to go again, which I did, and brought one. She went out at Three, and return'd in the Evening with a Bottle of Gin, and was pretty quiet till the Goose was ready; but when they told her she should not join with them, she fell on her Knees, and cursed them all, and wish 'd it might choak them. She fell upon me with her Stick; I took it from her, broke it, and threw it upon the Fire, and then I put her into the Entry, and shut the Door. We heard her fall down, and she did not speak afterward.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person320" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . She would have join'd for part of the Goose, but we would not let her, upon which she fell into a violent Passion, and swore, and curs 'd, and wish'd it might choak us. I bid her be quiet, and I'd give her a Bit. I did so, as soon as I had cut it up. Is this for me? Says she, and turning about. Laid it upon the Table and fell down Whitehouse said it was pity she should lye there; but Arnot told him it was her way to lye and Water herself. Whitehouse going to help her up, Arnot gave him a Push, and down fell he and the old Woman together. The Prisoner coming in, she struck at him with a Stick, and thereupon he took it from her, broke it across his Knee, and threw it upon the Fire. Says I, That's my Stick Then I'll give you another for it, says he, but I took it for the old Woman's Keffel - We call'd it her Keffel because she was a Welsh-woman. Then he got her Stick and burnt that too; and while it was burning, Alcroft came in for a Candle. Says I, Let's go, for we can't be at quiet here. No don't, says the Prisoner, and I'll turn her out. So he took her out into the Entry, and left her there, and fasten'd the Door. She kick'd against the Door, and cry'd, Murder, and afterwards I heard her fall down, as I thought, and I said, I wish'd the old Woman has not kill 'd herself.</p>
<p>Court. Did he lead her out, or drag her out ?</p>
<p>Box. He led her.</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. No; she was upon her Knees and he dragg'd her out.</p>
<p>Court, to Box. Did you see Ann Johnson there?</p>
<p>Box. No.</p>
<p>Prisoner to A. Johnson. Was you in the Kitchen?</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. No; but I was in the Entry.</p>
<p>Box. There's a Curtain to the Kitchen-door and she could not see over it.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see any Water thrown at the Deceas'd?</p>
<p>Box. No.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see any Blows given her by the Prisoner ?</p>
<p>Box. No.</p>
<p>Court. Nor see him beat her Head against the Partition ?</p>
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<p>Ann Johnson. But I saw him beat her with a Stick, and drag her out, and knock her Head against the Partition, and throw Water upon her.</p>
<p>Alcroft. And I saw him give her three or four Blows with Box's Stick.</p>
<p>Box. The Stick was upon the Fire when Alcroft came in.</p>
<p>Alcroft. No, it was not; for after he had beat her with it, I saw him break it, and throw it on the Fire.</p>
<p>Court. Did you see the Deceas'd strike the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Alcroft. No.</p>
<p>Box. But I did.</p>
<p>Court. Do you think the Woman beat herself ?</p>
<p>Box. No; but it's my Opinion she fell down two or three Stairs, for (the Stairs are in the Entry) I heard something tumble.</p>
<p>Court. But you did not see it ?</p>
<p>Box. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person322" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , added, Hearing something fall, I said, I was afraid the old Woman had hurt herself, upon which the Prisoner and a Watchmaker went out with a Candle, and when they came in again, they said she was dead drunk.
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person323" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> threw some Water upon her, and the Prisoner was going to do the same, but did not. For my part I thought she was dead, for her Head hung thus -</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person324" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Deceas'd lay on her Right-side, with her Face towards the Stairs, pretty close to them, it not upon them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person325" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . She us'd to be drunk, and cry Murder when no Body touch'd her, and so she did that Night.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person326" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . She cry'd Murder, as she frequently did when she was drunk - I went into the Kitchen in the Afternoon, when she took up a Poker, and cry'd, God damn you all, I'll do some of you: Mischief - I came at Night and found her in the Entry, she was neither up nor down, but tapping against the Door, and cry'd, You Dogs, you Sons of Bitches; open the Door, God damn you, and let me come in. Mr. Box answer'd, God damn you, for a noisy Bitch, you shan't come in here. I went to Market, and when I return'd, she was still crying Murder, and my Husband told me, she had been crying Murder ever since - I saw one Gethings helping her up a Stair or two, and afterwards I saw her rowling about the Entry, and crying, Curse you, curse you all. She had not a Drop of Blood on her then, tho' she was bloody when I saw her dead in the Kitchen.</p>
<p>Box. The Prisoner was not out of our Company, but when he carry'd her into the Entry.</p>
<p>Court. Why did you not appear and give Evidence before the Lord Mayor and the Coroner ?</p>
<p>Box. No Body gave me Orders to appear.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He said he heard there was a Warrant against him, and he was afraid to appear.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person327" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the Deceas'd drunk at 2 a Clock, I went to the Prisoner's several times from 8 till 9, and she was still crying Murder, tho' no Body was with her. At half an Hour past 8, she went up 2 Stairs and fell down with the Right side of her Head against the Post of the Stairs. She was mortal drunk, and could not get up again, and she was dead in a Quarter of an Hour after.</p>
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<interp inst="t17340227-51-person328" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Ann Johnson told me, she was not in the Kitchen, but saw what past thro' the Window and Key-hole of the Door.</p>
<p>Ann Johnson. I never spoke to this Man, and besides, I could not tell him any such thing, for there is no Key-hole thro' the Door, and the Window is always shut at 7 a Clock. Indeed I was not in the Kitchen, and I never said I was; but that I stood in the Entry. I had no business in the House, but hearing Murder cry'd, I went out of Curiosity to see what was the Matter.</p>
<p>Juryman. Did the Prisoner strike her with Violence.</p>
<p>Alcroft. I can't say I thought it so violent as to murder her - He call'd her an old troublesome Bitch.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173402270018"/>Ann Johnson. He took her by the Cap and struck her Head, as hard as ever he could, against the Wainscot, but can't say that he struck her so hard with the Stick.</p>
<p>Several other Witnesses swore that the Deceas'd was very often drunk, and very noisy and troublesome, and several others gave the Prisoner the Character of a civil quiet Man. The Jury found him
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<p>Hester. Jew Kate's Husband got drunk, and stood talking with a Man in Middle-Row, and the Man said, Let me have the Watch, that your Wife pick'd my Pocket of. And I standing to hear what they talk'd of, Bess Hays comes up to me, and says, You eternal Bitch, what do you stand here for? Whereof I fell upon her, and beat her to her Heart's content, and so she got a Warrant for me.</p>
<p>Lydia. Jew Kate was got with Child by some Body or other, and her Husband beat her, to make her swear the Child to three several Booksellers in Fleetstreet, and that way she got the sore Breast.</p>
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