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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173510150001"/>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 15th, Thursday the 16th, and Friday the 17th of October, 1735. in the Ninth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Eighth SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir EDWARD BELLAMY, Knt. Lord-Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1735.</p>
<p>Printed for J. ROBERTS, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173510150002"/>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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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>5, 6, 7.
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<interp inst="t17351015-5-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent for home, and the Prisoners coming in afterwards, I asked the Mother, Why she did not acquaint us of the young Woman's being dead in the House. She said she died in the Morning, and she did not care to disturb us. I look'd round the Room, and seeing only a Flock Bed no bigger than a Sack, I asked them if there was all their Goods, and what I must have for my Rent. The eldest Daughter said, they never designed to pay me any. Then she wiped the Purging at the Deceas'd's Nose and Mouth, and thereupon she bled fresh Blood, as if a Vein had been opened. I lay on the Ground Floor, and heard no Noise in the Night.</p>
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<interp inst="t17351015-5-person56" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoners worked at my Mothers at stiching of Stays. About a Fortnight before the Deceased's death, her Mother told me that she was sick with Fits, and was to come home from her Service. I went to see her two or three Days after she came home; she had a violent black Eye, and looked as if she had been beat. I asked her if she had Fits, and she said no. The Saturday before the Deceased died, her Sister Peggy (the Girl there) came to our House crying, and said, her Mother had been beating her Sister Kitty (the Deceased.) I went down to a Chandler's Shop, and there I saw the other Prisoner Beck at the Door. She was crying too, and said to me, You never saw such a barbarous Creature as my Mother, I lifted Kitty off the Bed and set her to lean against the Window, and my Mother knocked her down on the Floor with her Fist, and said, D - ye, it's all along of you! and Kitty
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<interp inst="t17351015-5-person57" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lodge at Mrs. Edward's up one pair of Stairs backward in the Room under where the Prisoners lay. On Saturday the thirteenth of September between eleven and twelve at Night, I heard a sort of a thump as if some body had been knocked down, and then I heard one Shriek, and after that, a shuffling of Feet as if two or three had been shuffling one from another.</p>
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<interp inst="t17351015-5-person58" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When the Girl Peggy was examined in Covent Garden Roundhouse, she would make no Confession, but just as we were going to shut the Door, she said, O good God! what would become of my poor Mother if I was to tell the truth?</p>
<p>Mr. Wilkie, Surgeon. On Saturday after the Deceased's death, at the desire of the Coroner, I viewed the Body in St. Martin's Work house. On each side of her Neck there was a Mark of Fingers; the Skin was quite rubbed off across the Throat, and from one Mark to the other there was part of a black Circle, all which appeared to be made by a violent Pressure on the Gullet, and from thence I judge that she had been strangled. There was a Bruise on her Shoulder, but I did not think that material. As she had been dead so long, I could form no Judgment as to her having had Fits.</p>
<p>Q. Could she have been strangled without leaving a Mark quite round her Neck?</p>
<p>Mr. Wilkie. Yes; for by pressing the Gullet the Vessels would be obstructed, and she would be strangled of course.</p>
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<p>Then the Prisoners made their Defence.</p>
<p>The Mother. My Daughter lived at
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<p>Rebecca. She came home vastly bad, and lay down, and I cover'd her up, and burnt some Gin and gave her, and she had but one Fit that Night. Next Day she sent me to pawn her Stays for two Shillings, which I did, and bought a bit of Mutton, and made her some Broth, but she afterwards grew worse, and at last died in a Fit.</p>
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<p>Q. Where was Goodman?</p>
<p>Winn. He lay in the Ditch too; but I don't know that he was acquainted with their Design (for I never saw him before that Night) nor that he had any Part of the Money.</p>
<p>Sutton. What Places do you say we were at before and after the Robbery?</p>
<p>Winn. I came directly from my Mistress (Mrs. How's) House in St. Martin's Church-yard, and after the Robbery I went home again - We afterwards agreed to rob my Mistress's House.</p>
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<p>Webb. You gave the first Affront.</p>
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<p>Dr. Middleton. There was a large Fracture on the Right Side of the Head; the Skull was broke to pieces, and the pieces forced quite down upon the Brain by the Violence of the Blow, which without doubt was the Cause of his Death.</p>
<p>Webb. I was coming with some Company from Chelsea, the Deceased and Palmer affronted us, and Palmer was the first Man that struck, and the Deceased was the next. - I found the Saw in the Field; the Justice bid me give it to the Constable, but he would not take it, and so I carried it to my Father's.</p>
<p>Abr. Webb the Elder. My Son came home at Ten at Night, and brought the Saw which was bloody.
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<p>Col. Des Romaine. On the twenty fifth of October, 1733. about eight at Night, I heard some body knock at the Door. My Maid who was below, not coming up, I took a Candle and went to the Door my self. As soon as I had unbolted it, a Man thrust his Foot between the Door and the Threshold, and seizing me by the Shoulder, swore he must have my Money, and if I made a Noise, he would shoot me dead. However, I pushed the Door as hard as I could with my Hand, and cryed out Murder, and called to my Maid, and bid her call my Men to bring the Pistols. I was in hopes by this to make the Rogues think I had Men in the House, though I had none. But presently I was struck across the Head with a Cutlace. I still kept the Door to, upon which another of them said, D - him, beat his Brains out: and then I received such a Blow with the Butt end of a Pistol, that I lost two of my Teeth, and was afraid my Eye was put out. I fell down, and four Men rushed in. One of them went towards the Maid, and the other three rifled me of a Gold Watch, two Rings, about fifteen or sixteen Shillings in Silver. While they were searching my right Pockets, I slipt a Purse with six Guineas and a half out of my left Fob and thrust it under the Matt on the Floor. They tyed my Hands, and dragged me up Stairs, and threatned, and struck me again with a Pistol to make me discover where my Money was, but I told them I had none. They opened my Trunk, and took out a Box of Plate. The Trunk had a double Cover, in which I had forty five Guineas and a half. They did not then open the upper Cover, which gave me some hopes that they would not find the Money. They took two Pistols and a Silver-hilted Sword out of a Closet. One of them was for breaking the Blade, but the others opposed it. After this they all three took me down Stairs again, and at the Parlor Door I saw my Maid lying with her Petticoats turned up, and the fourth Man putting up his Breeches. He was very tall, and like the Prisoner, but I cannot be positive to his Face, for the Blood run over my Eyes, so that I could hardly see. Then they tyed my Hands behind me so hard, that the Cord was hid under the Flesh of my Wrists, which put me to such violent Pain that I thought the Torture of putting the Question could not be worse, and the Marks made by the Cords remained in my Wrists for a Year after. They put a Napkin over my Face and the Maids Petticoat and Gown over my Head, and in this Condition I remained from eight at Night till three the next Morning. They bound the Maid close by me in the Parlor. I heard her say, For God's sake let me alone. I could feel her move, and hear them go backwards and forwards. They came to me several times and beat me over the Head with a Pistol, but her Petticoat broke the Blow. One of them said, O ye old Rogue! You told us you had no Money. By which I concluded that they had found the Guineas in my Trunk. I desired them not to abuse me in that manner, but rather kill me, and so put me out of my Misery. Presently I felt something like a Hanger put under the Petticoat to my Neck. Upon which my Maid cried, For God's sake do not kill my Master, rather kill me. Between two and three o'Clock, hearing no Noise, I told my Maid that I believed they were gone. She said she feared they were not, and begged me for God's sake not to hazard my Life. However, I ventured to move about till at last I got my Back towards her, and she with much Difficulty untyed my Hands, and being thus got loose, I went into the Passage. I perceived a Light in the Fore Parlor, which at first gave me some Apprehensions
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<interp inst="t17351015-20-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Brown and Whitlock * (who were since executed for this Fact) and I being Prisoners in the New Jail, agreed to rob Mr. Sherrack the King's Jeweller at Paddington, Brown and I were acquitted at Croydon Assizes, and Whitlock was acquitted in the Country. We committed several Robberies on the Highway. And Brown and I meeting afterwards at Paddington, we happened to quarrel, and so we parted without doing any business at that time. But I going into Southwark met with Whitlock, and went to drink at Pepper Alley. He asked me where Brown lived. I told him that Brown and I both lodged at one White's an Alehouse at the Hand-and-Flower in the Grainge near Barnaby Street. On the twenty fifth of October we all three met at White's and agreed to rob the King's Jeweller that Day, but we wanted another Hand. So we went to Rag Fair to see for Long Will, not the Prisoner, but another Long Will, one
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<p>* See their Trial in December 1733.</p>
<p>+ See the Trial of John Gassey in the Sessions Paper for July 1722.</p>
<p>- What do you mean by a rough Draught?</p>
<p>Mitchel. We gave a look round the Room, and then went into his Daughter's Chamber and broke open a Chest of Drawers and took out some Head Clothes and other Women's Apparel. We went again to the Colonel, bound his Hands again behind him, and carried him down Stairs with us. Coming into the Entry, we saw the Maid lying with her Coats up, and the Prisoner on his Knees putting up his Breeches. D - ye you Rogue, says I, You ought to think of other
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<p>* See the Trial of Bodenham in the Sessions Paper for December 1733.</p>
<p>Prisoner, Prove that I ever was in your Company.</p>
<p>Mitchel. My Wife can do that.</p>
<p>Mitchel's Wife. I have known the Prisoner from a Child. He came between three and four that Morning with my Husband and Whitlock and Brown to our House; they brought brocaded Silk Clothes, Holland Shirts, Laced Head Clothes, a Gold Watch, Silver Forks, Silver-handled Knives, Silver Salts, a Silver-hilted Sword, and two Pistols, and other things. It not being quite light, I said to the Prisoner, I should know you by your Tongue. Is not your Name Blackwell, was not you a Soldier, and did not you live in St. Giles's, and sell Geese and Rabbitt? Yes, says he, and I have known you from a Child. Where did you get these Goods? says I; my Husband answered, they had been a Smuggling. But when he and Brown and Whitlock were gone to sell the Plate, the Prisoner told me they got the Goods at Colonel Romaines.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. You know nothing of me but down-right Work.</p>
<p>Kirk. I have known him eighteen or
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<interp inst="t17351015-22-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Morpeth, Kiff and the Prisoner and I went to drink at the Fox Alehouse in Kingsland-Road. We staid till the Dusk of the Evening, and then went out and met the Prosecutor by the Watch-house at Stone-bridge. Morpeth stopt him, and demanded his Money. The Prosecutor started back, and the Prisoner gave him a Punch in the Face: We took him down a Lane and rifled him. They took his Hat, Wig, Watch, Ring and Money, and I took his Buckles. We tied his Legs and Arms behind him, and told him he should be released in a little Time. He asked us how he should know that? And Morpeth fired a Pistol, and said that was a Sign for one to come to his Relies; but this was only said to make him easy. We went thence to the Magpye Tavern at Bishopsgate, where they produced Half a Crown and two Half-pence. I said that the Gentleman told me that he had lost two Guineas. They swore then the Gentleman was a Rogue, and that People often pretend to have lost more than they really have. The Prisoner had the Watch and Ring to dispose of, and next Day he told us that he had pawned the Watch for a Guinea and a Half, and sold the Ring (having knock'd the Stone out because it had a Coat of Arms in it) for 4 s. 6 d. 5 s. 6 d. or 6 s. 6 d. I forget which - The Buckles were sold for 9 s. to a Goldsmith at the Corner of Moses and Aaron Alley in Whitechapel. The Wig was valued by
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<p>Three other Witnesses deposed that they knew no Ill of him.</p>
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<p>King. No. It was a long Time before I could bring him to confess.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Vat'our it vas ven you come to mine Shop?</p>
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<p>Q. Was that the first, or second Time of your being there?</p>
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<interp inst="t17351015-28-person239" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The first, for it was about Ten when I went the second Time, and I saw no body else was then in the Shop. He shut the Hatch and bolted it, and when he came to me in the Back Room he latched the Door.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You vas in mine Shop but von Time dat Night.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not complain before Monday?</p>
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<p>Q. On your Oath did not you consent?</p>
<p>Susan Marshall. No. I cry'd out aloud.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ven you come again to my Shop?</p>
<p>Susan Marshall. Not till Monday Morning.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You come on de Saturday.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go again to the House of a Man that had used you in such a Manner? Were you sent on an Errand?</p>
<p>Susan Marshall. No. I went with two or three of my Play-fellows to drink a Dram.</p>
<p>Mrs. Bathaway. The Girl came to my Habitation on the Monday, and cried. I asked what was the Matter? and she told me that her Mother had sent her for two Herrings; that the Prisoner bid her come again and he would give her one for herself; that she went; that he took her into a Back Room, and gave her a Dram, and sat her in his Lap, and put his Hands up her Coats, and told her - I don't know how to speak it - but he told her he must - And that then he laid her on the Floor, and did as he said. That she cried out very loud, but no body heard her. Upon this I sent for her Mother, and upon examining we found that some Man had abused her.</p>
<p>Mrs. Marshall. My Girl told me that the Prisoner had used her in a violent Manner. I found her in a very bad Way, and was frighted to see that a Man had been medling with her.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not I send a Surshon?</p>
<p>Mrs. Marshall. Yes, a Fortnight after, but I would not let him see the Child.</p>
<p>Q. When did you complain?</p>
<p>Mrs. Marshall. This was done on the 11th of April. On the 18th I sent for a Surgeon, and the next Day I went to Hicks's Hall, and preferred a Bill for an Attempt.</p>
<p>Q. How came a Bill afterwards to be found for a Rape?</p>
<p>Mrs. Marshall. I left it to my Attorney.</p>
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<p>Mr. Matthews, Apothecary. I thought by her Linnen, that her Disorder was Venereal.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I brought an Action against deem in de King's Bench for Scandal, and den dey indict me for dis Rape.</p>
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<p>In reply to which,
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<p>Price. I was not in the Street till all was over.</p>
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<interp inst="t17351015-29-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a Soldier. I was drinking with the Deceased, who sat on a Bench. Price coming in, he told her she had cleaver Legs, as thick at the bottom as top, and then he touched the String of her Shoe. She kicked his Privities. He gave her a Box on the Ear. She called for her Cousin Armstrong, who came and threatned to cut his Nose off. Arm-Strong went out, he followed, and was stabbed while I was in the Shop, but when I went out they were all three down, and I saw his Shoe full of Blood. I carried him to a Surgeon in four Minutes, which which was about half an Hour after he went out of the Shop.</p>
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<p>- Wallis. After the Wound was given he went towards the Brandy-shop, and a Sailor coming by they had two or three Blows. But the People saying, Are not you ashamed to fight with a Man that is stabbed, and then the Sailor went away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17351015-29-person266" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I looked out at Window and saw Armstrong push at the Deceased, he got hold of her Wrists, but she got loose and stabbed him thus down the Breast; I cryed out, Beat her, beat her, and then he pulled her Head in the Kennel. A Sailor coming by, said to him, D - ye! what Son of a B - are you, to beat a Woman? Upon which, the Deceased quitted the Woman, and two or three Blows past between him and the Sailor, but it was over in a Minute, for I called out and said, For God's sake do not let him beat a wounded Man.</p>
<p>Price. The Deceased came behind me, and put his Hand up my Coats, I said, what is that for ye Blockhead? is there not Wench enough for ye? What, says he, do ye stomach it? My Cousin having been opening Oysters next Door, came in with a Knife in her Hand, and then I went out about my Business, but coming back, I saw my Cousin in the Kennel, and the Deceased a beating her, and so I went and took him off.</p>
<p>Armstrong. Hearing my Aunt cry out, I went and said to the Deceased. Are not you a foolish Irish Dog to meddle with an old Woman, and then he knocked me down into the Kennel, where he twice put his Hands up my Coats.</p>
<p>Two Surgeons deposed, that the Wound did not appear to be mortal. but that the Deceased might have been living if he had taken due care of himself.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He asked me to drink, I told him I hoped he would do me no harm, and he said he would not, but he made me drunk and put me to bed, and when I awaked and found my self locked in, I was frighted - And next Day he charged me with seven Guineas. I have seen him several times since,
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<p>Prisoner. He picked me up, and took me into the Alley, where he offered such unseemly things that it is a shame to speak of them. He said he had no Money, but if I would oblige him he would pledge his Watch with me; and as he supposed I was commonly to be found thereabouts, he would redeem it the next time he saw me.
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<p>- Graham. About Eleven at Night the Prisoner came into an House where I was drinking. His Face and Hands were bloody, and he told me that his Landlord had abused him, and turned him out of his Lodging. It may be your Fault, says I, for when I lodged in the same House, the Man was civil to me. In a little Time I got up and went out; the Prisoner followed, and desired me to let him lie with me for one Night. As he was my Countryman, and destitute of a Lodging, I at last consented, tho' I had another Bed-fellow. So we went to my Room together. I undress'd and went to Bed before the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He was in Liquor, and so was I, and I know no more of the Money than the Child unborn.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Council. When you saw the Note first were these Words, Pay the Contents to Thomas Green or Order, then indors'd over the Name of William Morris?</p>
<p>Thomas Green. No. It was a Blank Indorsement, with only the Name of
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<p>Receiv'd Sentence of Death 4.</p>
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<p>Burnt in the Hand 2.</p>
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<p>Whipt 1.</p>
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<p>Helmont's Worm-Powder.</p>
<p>Recommended by the late Dr. Ratcliffe.</p>
<p>The only safe Medicine for Worms in Children</p>
<p>HATH none of that nauseous Tast which Physick generally has, that every Child will take it. The Stools which it brings away are exceding offensive and slimy. The Symptons of Worms are hard Belly, pain at the Stomack, a Cough, which sometimes turns to the Convulsive or Hooping Cough, in which this Medicine is particularly serviceable. In Convulsion Fitts, whether they proceed from Worms ot the Teeth, give this with a Continuance till either the Teeth are cut or the Worm voided. It has this valuable Property, that it never weakens. Children at the same time that it purges them.</p>
<p>Price One Shilling in seal'd Bottles with Directions.</p>
<p>Sold only at Mrs. Twick's a Perfume Shop, at at the Pheasant in St. James's Market.</p>
<p>A Speedy Cure for the ITCH.</p>
<p>At the Crown and Ball in George's Court, in St. John's-Lane, near Hicks's Hall, is sold,</p>
<p>A WATER which perfectly cures the ITCH, or Itching Humours in any part of the Body, having no offensive Scent; and has been approved by many Years Experience. Price 1 s. 6 d. a Bottle with Directions. Prepared by A. Downing, Chymist.</p>
<p>At the same Place may be had, The true Essence or Spirits of Scurvy-Grass, both Purging and Plain, most ezcellent in all Degrees of the Scurvy, at 8 d. a Bottle.</p>
<p>And the great Elixir of Life, called Daffy's Elixir, truly prepared from the best Ingredients, very useful in all Families. Price 2 s. 6 d. the Half Pint.</p>
<p>This Day is published in two Volumes in Octave, price Fourteen Shillings.</p>
<p>SELECT TRIALS at the Sessions-House in the Old Baily, for Murders, Robberies, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Frauds and other Offences, from the Year 1720 to the present time; chiefly transcribed from Notes taken in Court, with genuine Accounts of the Lives, Behaviour, Confessions, and Dying Speeches of the most eminent Convicts.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173510150020"/>ADVERTISEMENTS.</p>
<p>These Trials, &c. are not to be met with in any other Collection.</p>
<p>Both Volumes containing upwards of Five Hundred Trials, (being the most useful in structive and entertaining Things ever published) among which are upwards of seventy Tryals for Murder, near Sixty of Whores for privately Stealing, upwards of One Hundred for the Highway, about Thirty for Rapes, the rest being for Frauds, Forgery, Barglary, Sodomy, Bigamy, Shop-lifting, Riots, Misdemeanours, Receiving Stolen Goods, Single Felonies, &c. &c. &c.</p>
<p>Sold by J. Roberts, in Warwick-Lane, and by all the Booksellers and Pamphlet Shops in Town.</p>
<p>N.B. These Trials are not only very necessary for all Lawyers, Justices of the Peace, Clerks of the Indictments, and other Persons concern'd in Prosecutions, &c. but are very useful and entertaining to the Generality of Readers; and every Number contains more in Quantity, and is cheaper than any thing ever publish'd this way.</p>
<p>These Trials, which make Twenty Six Numbers, were published once a Fortnight; and such persons as want any-Numbers to complete these Sets, are desired to send for them very speedily, or it will be impossible to Complete them.</p>
<p>The famous Specifick Injection or Lotion.</p>
<p>Which in Nineteen Years private Practice has cured six hundered seventy three Gonorrheas or Claps, (without taking any Medicine by the Mouth) and since September, one hundred eighty four in the publick way; and will prevent either Pox or Clap, as Thousands have experienced.</p>
<p>Those that use this Medicine always knows where to find the Author.</p>
<p>It entirely destroys and carries off all Venereal Infection (because it reaches the Cause immediately, which no Medicines taken by the Mouth can do, and therefore prevents all the doleful Attendants of impure Embraces; Sublata Causa tellitur affectus.</p>
<p>N.B. Reason and Experience first recommended it to the Publick, the great Satisfaction it gives, and the great Demand for it, convinces me more and more of its extensive Use See the Advertisements at large in Fog and the Craftsman.</p>
<p>It is sold at Mr. Kings, a Picture Shop in the Poultry, near Stock's Market; and
<persName id="a17351015-1-person356"> William Evans
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<interp inst="a17351015-1-person356" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Bookseller, in Bristol; and
<persName id="a17351015-1-person357"> Thomas Price
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<interp inst="a17351015-1-person357" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="a17351015-1-person357" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Bookseller, in Gloucester, at 7 s. 6 d. a Bottle, which is wrap'd and seal'd up with Directions (a proper Instrument a Shilling) Ask for a Bottle of Wash.</p>
<p>At the Places above a Paper, with an Account of its admirable Virtues, is given Gratis. It's not sold by Mr. Butlers.</p>
<p>BOOKS printed by, and for W. Pearson, over-against Wright's Coffee-house in Aldersgate-street.</p>
<p>1. A Treatise of the Natural Grounds and Principles of Harmony, by W. Holder D. D. Fellow of the Royal Society, and late Sub Dean of their Majesty's Chappel Royal. To which is added by way of Appendix, Rules for Playing a Thorow-Bass; with variety of proper Lessons, Fuges, and Examples to explain the said Rules. Also Directions for Tuning an Harpsichord or Spinnet. By the late Mr.
<persName id="a17351015-1-person358"> Godfrey Keller
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<interp inst="a17351015-1-person358" type="given" value="Godfrey"/>
<interp inst="a17351015-1-person358" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Price Bound 3s.</p>
<p>2. The second Book of the Divine Companion, of, David's Harp New Tun'd. Being a choice Collection of New and Old Psalms, Hymns, and Anthems, for One, Two, Three, Four, and Five Voices; name of them being ever before printed. P Bound 3 s.</p>
<p>3. Where may be had the first Book of the Divine Companion. Price Bound 3 s.</p>
<p>4. A Supplement to Playford's Book of Psalms in three Parts: Being a Collection of above twenty of the best modern Tunes now in use. (Not in that Book) With an Introduction to Psalmody. Price Stitch'd 6 d.</p>
<p>5. Catechetical Questions in Musick, containing a Hundred and Seventy Questions, fairly answered and made plain to the meanest Capacity. By
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<p>6. The Organist's Pocket Companion, being a Collection of all the Psalm-Tunes that are generally used in Parish Churches and Chapples, and others of Uncommon Measure. Figur'd for the Organ or Harpsichord such Tunes as are not in the Compass of the Flute, are Transpos'd at the End of the Book. Revis'd by P. Prelleur. Price Stitch'd Six Pence.</p> </div1> </div0> </body> </text></TEI.2>

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