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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173412040001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, FOR THE City of LONDON, AND Country of MIDDLESEX, ON
<p>Wednesday the 4th, Thursday the 5th, Friday the 6th, and Saturday the 7th of December, 1734, in the Seventh Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the First SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir EDWARD BELLAMY, Knt. Lord Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1734.</p>
<p>NUMBER I.</p>
<p>Printed for J. ROBERTS, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane.</p>
<p>M.DCC.XXXIV..bl (Price Six Pence.)</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173412040002"/>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>Prisoner. I happened to find the Door open, and so I took the Ring.</p>
<p>Second Indictment.</p>
<p>Matthew Hebert, the younger. Last Tuesday, Mr. Stonehall (who lives with my Father) told me that he mist a Guinea, and a Moidore out of his Till. He had mist Mony before. We had some suspicion of the Prisoner, and therefore, to try him, Mr. Stonehall put some more Money in the Till on Thursday Morning, and then went up to Breakfast, and when he came down again he mist 3 Guineas, upon which he charged the Prisoner with taking them: The Prisoner confest the Fact, and returned the Money. We had a good Character of him when he first came to live in our Family.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did I offer to resist or run away when you stopt me?</p>
<p>Mr. Eyles. I don't say you did. But I took the Tankard upon ye, and you had a short Truncheon under your Coat.</p>
<p>Constable. In searching the Prisoner I found this Truncheon hid under his Coat.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner was a second time indicted on the Coroner's Inquisition for the said Murder.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I am not guilty of what I have done - As to loading my Piece at 10 o'Clock, it was by a particular Order - Who came for Relief? Did you bring 7 Men or 3?</p>
<p>Bird. Three; the Deceased, and these two, Henry Thomas, and Richard Godson.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What did I say to the Corporal?</p>
<p>Bird. You said, Pass your Relief.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I did so, and then they crowded in upon me, and in strugling my Piece went off -</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-4-person47" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When we came to relieve the Prisoner, he asked Who comes there? The Corporal answered Relief. Gentlemen, God damn ye, says the Prisoner, stand off! for the first Man that comes to oppose me, I'll shoot thro' the Body. The Corporal bid us advance, and we went under the Piazza's. The Prisoner turned towards him, and said, Row, stand off! or you're a dead Man. And then his Piece went off: And the Deceased (who was at that time about the Distance of two Firelocks from the Prisoner) went with a wheel this way, and fell on his Side. The Bullet enter'd at his Breast, and came out at his Shoulder, and he died on the Spot. The Prisoner club'd his Firelock, struck at me, and wounded me in the Head.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Are you sure of all this, honest Man?</p>
<p>Godson. Yes, and with your club'd Fire-lock, you went to knock my Comrade down too.</p>
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<p>Then the Prisoner clubb'd his Piece and struck at me thrice, and at the third Blow he broke the Stock of my Firelock; and, had it not been for that, I believe the Blow had killed me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You are sure of all this? Was you under the Piazza?</p>
<p>Thomas. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not I desire the Corporal to let me bide in my Place?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. It was not done with any Design; but went off while they struggled with me. I had no Malice against the Corporal.</p>
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<p>Peter. I never saw the Plate till I saw it in her Hands.</p>
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<p>Mr. Davis, a Goldsmith by Holborn Bridge, deposed, That he bought some Silver Spoons of her, and paid her a moderate Price.</p>
<p>Mr. Fernell deposed, That he bought 2 Spoons of her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-5-person61" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . When Hughs first came out of the Country, he lodged at Mr. Newnham's, the Blue-Boar in High Holborn - He came to me one Day, and said that he had got some Plate that was sent him out of the Country by some Relation, and that it was in the Box where his Clothes were; but he owed Mr. Newnham some Money for Drink and Lodging, and therefore Mr. Newnham had stopp'd his Box. He came to me next Day and brought a Silver Spoon which he desir'd me to sell for him; telling me, that Newnham having given him leave to take a Shirt out of the Box, he found Means to take the Spoon unperceived. So we sold the Spoon for 11s. and hearing that the Prosecutor wanted a Servant, he went to him and was hired, and I went thither afterwards to give him a Character, because I knew his Friends in the Country. And when he came away from his Place, he brought this Plate to me wrapt up in his Shirt, and desired me to sell it for him, and buy him some Linnen, and other Necessaties; I lodged then at Mr. Brets in Shoreditch; but before I came there, I lived with Mr. Miller, a Silk Dyer, in Slaughter-street, in Spittle-fields.</p>
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<p>William Salter. The Prisoner was my Lodger; she, and her Husband went away on the 14th of October, without giving me notice. When they had been gone 3 Days, I broke open the Door, and mist my Goods. I met with her again, and asked her what she had done with them; she said they were in pawn, but she would not tell me where.</p>
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<p>Martha Williams. She owned to me that she had pawn'd them for 15 s. she was a very honest Woman before this happen'd.</p>
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<p>Mr. Liger. On Sunday the 13th of October I miss'd some Buckles out of my Shew-Glass; I thought my Man might have lent 'em: But next Morning my Man told me some Buckles were gone he could not tell how. On the 31st of October Mr. White, the Prisoner's Master came over to me and asked me if I had miss'd any Thing. I said, Yes. Then he shew'd me some Buckles, and asked me if I knew them. I answer'd Yes, very well, these are mine. He told me that he had been robb'd too, and was afraid there was Confederacy between his Servant and mine. Upon this I examined the Prisoner, who confessed that between 11 and 12 at Night, when I was in Bed, he came to my Shop and desired my Man, who is near-sighted, to shew him some Buckles; upon which my Man opening the Shew-Glass, he (the Prisoner) at twice took out several Buckles, and put them into his Pocket.</p>
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<p>Mr White. The Prisoner is my
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<p>Prisoner. I don't deny that I had the Goods, but they were given me by the Prosecutor's Wife. My first Acquaintance with her was when he and my Master went out of Town together. Her Apprentice being gone out, she desired me to shut up her Shop for her, which I did. And then she said, Ned, what do you want? I said, A Buckle for my Hat, and one for my Stock She bid me take 'em. I asked her what they came to, she said she would not take any Thing of me. After this, I was at her House Thirteen Nights in Fourteen, while they were in Gloucestershire.</p>
<p>Mr. Ivell. Six or Seven Weeks ago the Prisoner sold me some old broken Silver Buckles.</p>
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<p>Court. Above his Number: That's a little strange!</p>
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<p>Mr. White. They have invented a great many Stories about junketting together, and sometimes they have run it up to 46 Gallons.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. How came you to expect me?</p>
<p>Mr. Salisbury. Expect ye? I suspected ye, because I found your Hand under my Coat at the same time that I felt my Watch drawn out of my Fob.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When I was at the Tavern the Gentleman said, they did not expect me to be such a Man; and the Prosecutor himself said, If I would send for any Body to my Character, he would not only discharge me, but down on his Knees and beg my pardon.</p>
<p>Mr. Salisbury. I said no such thing.</p>
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<p>Ann Dean. He lodged in my House 3 or 4 Months. My Husband is a Watchmaker, and he has trusted him several Hours together in our Garret where our Work both Gold and Silver is, and is never lock'd up.</p>
<p>Court. What Business does he follow?</p>
<p>Dean. I have heard that he sometimes works upon the Keys as a spare Man.</p>
<p> Second Indictment.</p>
<p>Mr. Gain. I was going by when Mr. Salisbury feiz'd the Prisoner, who made a violent Resistance, and cry'd out Murder. I assisted to thrust him into a Coach, and at last we got him into a Tavern, where the Constable searched him for Mr. Salisbury's Watch, but could not find it. At the same time I happened to have Occasion for my Handkerchief, but feeling for it, I 'mist it. The Constable found a Handkerchief upon him. I said, before I saw it, if it is mine it is stained and snuffy; upon which it was produced, and I knew it to be my own - Here it is.</p>
<p>Mr. Salisbury. I saw the Constable take this Handkerchief out of the Prisoner's Pocket, and Mr. Gain sent to his Mother for two or three more of the same sort, and they matcht exactly.</p>
<p>Prisoner. They were not the same Size by above an Inch.</p>
<p>Mr. Gain. Here is one of the same sort.</p>
<p>Then the two Handkerchiefs were compared, and agreed in every particular.</p>
<p>Mr.Hickman, Constable. Just as I had searched the Prisoner for the Watch, Mr. Gain said, he had lost his Handkerchief, which was stain'd with Snuff. Upon which, I searched the Prisoner again, and found it. Mr. Gain sent for three more which were of the same Size and Colour.</p>
<p>Mr. Gain. The Prisoner at first said, he had had the Handkerchief a Week, and then he said he found it that Night under the Piazza's - I had used it but two Minutes
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<p>Prisoner. I can't deny it; I was set on to do it by the Man and his Wife who lodg'd in my Father's House.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and that his Companions were in Custody. I went to Sir John Lade, and he bound me over to prosecute. When Casey's Sister was taken on Macdonald's Information, for receiving the Goods, I went with her to Wood-street
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I happened to be at Justice Lade's when Macdonald made his Information; and coming from thence over the Water, I went to drink with Mr. Atkins at the Bull-head in Bread-street. While we were there, Beesly and
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person102" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came in together, and were presently follow'd by Casey and two more. They all appear'd to be of one Company. Sutton enquired for Macdonald, and said, he heard he was in some Jail, but he did not know in what Jail. I told them, I believed Mr. Atkins could inform them; I gave Atkins a hint that I fancied these were the Men who were in Macdonald's Information. So we kept them drinking till we got sufficient Assistance, and then we apprehended them all Five. D - my Eyes, says Jack Sutton, here's almost two Load of us.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the two Prisoners about half a Year. On the King's Birth-day, which was the Day after my Lord Mayor's Day, we all went to the House of Mrs. Dick's in the Back Lane in White-Chappel, going towards Stepney Fields; there we staid drinking till past seven at Night, and then to Tom-Turd-Man's Hole in White-Chappel Fields, where we saw the Prosecutor coming along; upon which I said to Beesly, act out of the Path, and watch who comes t'other way, for here is but one Man, and we can deal with him; so Beesly went behind a Bank, about half a Stone's throw off; and then Casey collar'd the Gentleman, and beat him about the Head with a Pistol; and then I searched his Pockets, and took out a Six Pence, and Three Pennyworth of Half-Pence; which being but a Trifle, I bid him take it again. Then I took up the Piece of Check, and ran with it to Beesly, and gave it him to take care of. Casey and I followed the Prosecutor at a little Distance, as far as Mr. Emery's Garden; then we returned, and meeting Beesly, we all went to Aldgate, where we took Coach, and went to an Ale-house in St. Giles's, which was then kept by one Leadbeater; but he is now run away. There we measured the Check, and found there was 31 Yards; we carried it to Casey's Sister in Covent-Garden, and gave it her to pawn for us; and I likewise gave her a Handkerchief of my own. She brought us 17 s. for the Check, and 2 s. for the Handkerchief. We spent all the Money before we parted, in Victuals, Beer, and Gin; except half a Crown which I paid for a Wig - We lived together three or four Days in a Cellar.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person104" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was Nurse to Mrs. Dicks, who lives in the Back Lane against the Blue-Anchor. About Six o'Clock at Night - I don't remember the Day of the Month; but it was some remarkable Day, for there was a Bonfire before the King's Purveyor's Door - It might be five or six Weeks ago - Macdonald, and he in the Red Coat [pointing to Casey] and I believe the other Prisoner, but I can't be so positive to him, came Mrs. Dicks and went into a back Room, and shut the Door. I think they had half a Pint of Gin, and staid about half an Hour, and then they went away together towards the Fields. Macdonald has drank there several times; I have seen Casey twice with him; but I don't remember any thing of seeing Beesly there before that one Night.</p>
<p>Casey. Did you never hear my Name mentioned in Macdonald's Company?</p>
<p>Busby. No.</p>
<p>Casey. It is very strange that I should be three or four times in his Company, and he should never call me by my Name. I always got my Bread honestly by working as
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , whom I had been to see in Newgate some time before, and spent a little Money to treat him - Not that I had any great Acquaintance with him neither - And so meeting with him in the Street, he
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person106" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . My Brother, the Prisoner, has always been a very honest Boy, and work'd hard for his Bread - He commonly earn'd 10 s. a Week in the Winter, and 12 s. in the Summer - He work'd for Mr. Gray, the Builder.</p>
<p>Prisoner Beesly. I don't so much as know the Place where the Robbery was committed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person109" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . Beesly has work'd Labouring-work for me several Years, his Character in general was very honest.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person110" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . When he has been going to work for my Husband out of Town, he has desired me to let his Mother have 1 s. out of his Wages.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Bricklayer. He has work'd for me this 12 Months. I have known him 8 or 10 Years, and never knew him guilty of any Dishonesty.</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-10-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When he lodg'd at my House, he was never out after 8 at Night.</p>
<p>The Jury
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17341204-10-defend94 t17341204-10-punish70"/> Death </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17341204-13-person124" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Tuesday the 12th Day of November, between 7 and 8 at Night, as I was in my Shop, my Maid took in the Grate, but before she set it down, I perceived a Hand take the Parcel out of the Window: I cry'd Stop Thief, and the Prisoner was taken by Mr. Tims. I look'd out and saw the Prisoner drop the Parcel.</p>
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<p>14, 15
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<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="t17341204-14-person132 t17341204-14-alias-1"/>Rachel Oram</rs> </persName> . See the Trial of Perkins and Macgredy in Sept. 1732. Sess. Pap. No. 7. .</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-14-victim134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 2 Prisoners came into our Shop and asked to see some printed Linnen. I shewed 'em several Pieces, and they were extreme difficult, which made me suspect 'em. I saw Eleanor take hold of one Piece, and draw it gently till it fell off the Counter; upon which I turn'd about to the Shelves on purpose to give her an Opportunity of taking it up. But however I perceived her to stoop down close to the other Prisoner. I turn'd again to the Counter, she bid me 11 d. for half a Yard. I told her I could not take it, and so they both went just without the Door, when I pull'd 'em back, and Eleanor drop'd this Piece of printed Linnen from under her Petticoats.</p>
<p>Servant. I saw Eleanor drop the Piece just as my Master turn'd them both in.</p>
<p>The Jury
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<p>Prisoner. Was I coming up the Hill or going, when you saw me first, Mr. Greathead?</p>
<p>Witness. You and your Companions were coming up and met me - I went to the Prisoner twice, when he was in the Counter, and he owned to me there that he was in the Robbery, and his Companions had sent him part of the Money that the Watch was pawn'd for.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ah Lord! ha, ha, ha!</p>
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<interp inst="t17341204-15-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday I went with Mr. Greathead to see the Prisoner in the Compter - The Prisoner had made an Information and Confession before Alderman Brocas of a great many Robberies that he had been concerned in with several others; and I think two of them were taken; upon which the Prosecutor said to him, Were those two concerned with you in taking my Watch, The Prisoner answered, Yes. Are you sure of it? says the Prosecutor. Yes; reply'd the Prisoner. And adds the Prosecutor. Do you know where the Watch is? No, says t'other, for I was taken up immediately, and they pawn'd it, and sent me part of the Money.</p>
<p>Then the Prisoner's Confession was proved, and read in Court.</p>
<p>He therein says, that he, and others stole a Silver Watch in Leaden-hall-street - a Tuck Sword - a Silver Watch in Queen-street - another Sword - a Gold Watch - a Silver-hilted Sword in Long-Acre - a Silver Watch behind the Exchange - another near Drury Lane - a Gold Watch - a Silver Watch in Fleet-Street - other Watches - and lastly, that on the 21st of October, about 6 at Night, that he, and four more on Snow-Hill, picked the Pocket of Mr. Greathead of a Silver Watch.</p>
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<p>18, 19.
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<p>Mrs. Parsons. The Prisoner was my
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<p>Mary Gordon. On the 26th of October. I lock'd both my Doors, and went to a Neighbours House about 1 o'Clock in the Afternoon; I returned about three, and saw that a Pane of Glass was taken out of my Window; I looking for my Money, it was all gone.</p>
<p>Court. How much?</p>
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<p>Court. Where had you left it, and when did you see it last?</p>
<p>Mary Gordon. A little before I went out I put 4 Shillings into the Bag which I left betwixt my Feather Bed, and the Sacking Bottom in the Room where I lay, which was below Stairs - Next Day, a Milk Boy (who had heard of my Loss) came and gave
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<p>Prisoner. Had you seen me near your House for 2 or 3 Months before you lost the Money?</p>
<p>Mr. Gordon. The last time I saw him he was charged with stealing Abricots.</p>
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<p>Mr. Herbert. The Prisoner receiv'd no Money for me; and so I told Mr. Wood when he sent for me.</p>
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<p>Court. You must not speak to Particulars, for it is not to be supposed that the Prisoner is prepar'd to answer them.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I fetch'd Dung for Mr. Woolaston (a Cow-keeper) and going home, I found this Bag of Money lying a-cross a Path, and there was besides, a Pair of Silver Buckles and 2 Gold Rings in the Bag.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I was taken up on Thursday about the Half-Guinea, and was never in the House afterwards.</p>
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<p>Mr. Rawlins. On the 9th of November,
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<p>The Defeuce of the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. Go ye nasty lying Toad.</p>
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<p>C - M - The Prosecutor and Mrs. Holcomb came in a Coach to my Door about 2 o'Clock in the Morning: I shew'd 'em up two Pair of Stairs, and they had a Bowl - it was but one Bowl - of Arrack Punch, a Bottle of Wine, and three Jellies. He would have gone to Bed with her, but she said she was out of Order. And indeed I knew she was very ill - so ill, that she could not well go out about her Business. And I had engaged my self for a Guinea to a Doctor. And so she came down and left the Gentleman, and he would not go to Bed by himself. I desired her not to leave him there alone; upon which, she went up again and brought him down. I told him he might have a Bed at the Bear in Bow street. He Swore and Curst, and called me B - but said nothing of any Loss; and so he
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<p>Mr. Cleaver. I keep a Tavern and serve her with Wine; she is a Woman of a good Character, and Civil.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Cope. I have known Mrs. M - five or six Years; she is a very honest principle Woman, and would not suffer any wrong to be done in her House.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. Going about Noon from the Castle Tavern thro'
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<p>Council. What Business do you follow?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I practice the Law - 'tis What I was bred to.</p>
<p>Council. Where you never in that House before?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Once I was.</p>
<p>Margaret. O the Villain! I was in the Fleet with my Husband that Day as he says he was rob'd - He and
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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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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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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>The Prisoner was
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<p>W. Beck. As I was standing with my Shop-Mates by the Pastrycook's Shop at the End of Cheapside to see my Lord Mayor's Show, a Crowd of Men came thrusting along. Says my Mate, That tall Fellow there in a Cape-Coat looks like a Pick-Pocket. The Mob turn'd back towards the Old Change, and the Prosecutor turn'd about too and said he had lost his Watch. I went back with him, a great many crouded into the Swan Passage but could not get thro', and so they came out again. The Prisoner was in a Cape Coat. I pointed to him and others and said, There they go by the Joyner's Stand. We follow'd and the Prosecutor took hold of the Prisoner by the Nag's-head Tavern; but the Prisoner was not that Man in the Cape Coat that I saw at first, but there was another Man close by who turn'd about and run, and just as he turn'd I felt something hit against my Foot. I stoop'd down and found it was the Watch.</p>
<p>Court. Did the Watch fall from the Prisoner, or the other Man?</p>
<p>Beck. They had both Cape Coats. The Prisoner stood at my Left Hand. I held him by the Right Shoulder, and the Prosecutor held him on the other Side, and the Watch fell at my Right Foot a Yard from the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Court. If the other Man had taken the Watch, is it likely that he would follow the Prosecutor with it, stand quietly by him, and then throw it away when he was not in Custody, nor so much as suspected.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. There was a hundred Mob about us.</p>
<p>Mr. Dawson. There was no body, before the Watch was drop'd, but Mr. Tireman and I, and Beck and the Prisoner; but presently afterwards the People gathered about us. We carry'd the Prisoner into the Star Passage, where 2 or 3 Fellows would have rescued him; but a Gentleman drew his Sword and made 'em keep off.</p>
<p>[Then Beck was called in again, for the Witnesses were examined apart.]</p>
<p>Court. Where did the other Man in the Cape Coat stand.</p>
<p>Beck. At my Right Hand, the same Side as the Watch fell.</p>
<p>Court. Who else did you see there when the Watch was dropt?</p>
<p>Beck. There was a Mob of 20 People about us, and they were going to seize him.</p>
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<p>Beck. No.</p>
<p>Court. Where was Mr. Dawson then?</p>
<p>Beck. I don't remember that I saw him till we came into the Star Alehouse, nor that I saw him before the Justice.</p>
<p>Mr. Dawson. I had hold of the Prisoner. There was no Man in a Cape Coat but the Prisoner, and I was with him before the Justice.</p>
<p>Mr. Tireman. Mr. Dawson was with me when I lost my Watch, when we took the Prisoner, when we were at the Ale-house, and before the Justice. There was no Man in a Cape Coat but the Prisoner, nor any body near us when the Watch was dropt.</p>
<p>Court. Beck! What Business do you follow?</p>
<p>Beck. I am a Cabinet-maker, I work in Baldwin's Gardens.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have Witnesses to my Character.</p>
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<p>Eliz. Copeland. And I can say the same.</p>
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<p>Mr. Baker. I have known him three Years, and never heard a Character of him to his Prejudice. I have dealt with him for Cloth to the value of about 20 l.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17341204-46-verdict230" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/> pleaded Guilty </rs>: The Jury found Martha Sheppard
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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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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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