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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173601150001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, FOR THE City of LONDON, AND County of MIDDLESEX, ON
<p>Thursday the 15th, Friday the 16th, and Saturday the 17th of January, 1735-6. in the Ninth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the Second SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir JOHN WILLIAMS, Knt. Lord-Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1735-6.</p>
<p>NUMBER II.</p>
<p>Printed for J. ROBERTS, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane.</p>
<p>(Price Six Pence.)</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173601150002"/>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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<interp inst="t17360115-1-person33" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I went down and took the Sword, 4 Steps from the Bottom of the Cellar.</p>
<p>Thomas Church. When the Prisoner was taken, I was sent for to take him into Custody; he told me, he was afraid of Bailiffs, and that was the Reason he gave for his running.</p>
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<interp inst="t17360115-1-person34" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the Fountain Tavern in Bartholomew-Lane, hearing the Cry, and seeing him run, I took him by the Collar, and asked him why he ran; he told me, the Bailiffs were pursuing him.</p>
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<p>The Sword being produced in Court, Mr. Swain declared it was the same he lost; and the Prisoner having nothing to say in his Defence that was Material, the Jury found him
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<interp inst="t17360115-2-person40" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Mrs. Stanley lodged at my House, and she one Day brought a Bundle of Things, and left them at my House, unknown to me: However, I asked her where she had them? and she said, What signifies it where I had them? I said they should not be in my House, and they carried them to another, but brought them back again unknown to me. There were Nutmegs, Tea, Sugar, Cloves, Mace, Chocolate, Starch, Blue, Fig-blue, Powder-blue: The Bundle was as thick as a little Child: As for the Quantities, I can say nothing of them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17360115-2-person41" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner gave me the Bundle of Things; I took them, not thinking any Thing of their being stoln. I knew where she lived, but was so silly, that I asked her no Questions about them. I did say afterwards how did you come by these Things? and she told me - some at one Time, and some at another, but she never owned to me, they were Mr. Cromwell's Goods.</p>
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<interp inst="t17360115-2-person42" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went with Mr. Cromwell to New. Prison, on Christmas-Day, to see the Prisoner, and she fell down on her Knees before us, begg'd for Mercy, and own'd that while the Men were out of the Shop, and at Supper, she made use of those Opportunities to take the Goods.</p>
<p>The Prisoner in her Defence, said she was Mr. Cromwell's Cook, and consequently must have such Things in her Custody as were necessary for Pickling, and that perhaps she might take a Nutmeg or some Spice, out of what was given her for that Purpose. The Jury found her
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<p>Thomas Grant. I had just received 3 Shirts, 4 Stocks, and two Night-caps, ty'd up in a Linnen Handkerchief, as this Man came begging to the Door. They lay at a little Distance from the Door on the Counter; I was engaged in Business with my Back to the Linnen, and the Man was advanced almost within the Door: I was busy, and not very watchful. I told the Prisoner there was nothing for him, but I was mistaken as it happen'd. He went away; about 4 or 5 Minutes afterwards, I mist it, but thought the Servants might have taken it away. Upon enquiry, I found it was gone, and imagined that this Man must take it. On the Monday following he came again, and I seized him with one of the Shirts on his Back, which he resign'd, and then asked me to forgive him.</p>
<p>The Prisoner own'd his taking the Goods, and said by way of Excuse, that he wanted a Shirt, therefore he took them: That he was in Liquor and had forgot the Door, else he would not have came there again, and that he gave this Shirt back to the Prosecutor with a very good Will, and in a very good natur'd Manner.
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<p>4, 5.
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<p>Defence of the Prisoners.</p>
<p>White. I was just come from Market, when I heard Collard's Husband wanted to speak with me. I went to him, and he told me he had a Friend's Spoons and Forks to borrow Money upon; I asked him what he came to me for, I did not know what to do with them; I won't pretend to borrow any thing upon them, till I know the Value of them. Nan, says he to his Wife, go along with her, and see what they are worth: She was not willing to go, but he threatned to kick her if she did not; so we went to this Gentlemans in Barbican, and desired to have them valued, because there was Money to be lent upon them: He was not at home, but his Wife was. Very well Dame says she, taking up the Things, and carrying them into the Kitchen backwards. Madam, says Nan, won't you please to weigh 'em? She told us, she wanted a two Ounce Weight, and we must stay 'till her Husband came, for she had sent for him: When he came, they went into the Kitchen and talked together; and when they came out, she told me they must stop the Things, and bid us go home and fetch the Man we had them of. We went home, I to my Goods, and she to her Family, and we heard no more 'till the Constable came to take us up. We neither of us fled, when the Constable came.</p>
<p>The Prisoner White call'd several Witnesses in her Behalf, who gave her the Character of an honest and industrious Woman.</p>
<p>Collard's Defence was to the same Effect; she said her Husband had brought these Things home with him, and when she was taken into Custody, he sold and pawn'd all they had in the World, and has never since been heard of.</p>
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<p>Richard Baker, Senr. We have a Ware-house which belongs to me and my Son; we make Lines and Twine in that Place, and these Iron Crows, we stick into the Ground to fasten our Lines to. All I have to say is, on the 23d. of last Month at Night, or the 24th. in the Morning, I know not which, we were robb'd. The Iron Crows I can swear to, the Lines I cannot, tho' I believe I might swear to them. I could have been very willing the Grand Jury should have found the Bill against the Persons where we took the Goods. We miss'd our Goods the next Morning, but could not find them, 'till some Days afterwards.</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of a Place is this Shed?</p>
<p>Richard Baker Junr, 'Tis built as strong as the Carpenter could build it: We have abundance of Goods there, and we use it as a Ware-house, as well as a Work-house.</p>
<p>Charnock. We propos'd getting into Mr. Baker's Shed to look for the Iron Bolts; when we came to the Door, Beshaw took a Key out of his Pocket, and open'd the Door; this was about one o'Clock in the Morning; he went in and saw the 2 Iron Crows; then I went in, and Beshaw stood at the Shed Door: I brought the 2 Crows
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<p>Beshaw. Did not you call me from the Brandy-shop?</p>
<p>Charnock, We went out together, as we have done many a Time, to get what we could meet with.</p>
<p>Mr. Baker, jun. The Crow I swear to; the unfinished Lines, I cannot swear to; but we have two Men here who made them, and who will swear they are my Property. The Prisoners and Charnock were suspected, and we took them before Justice Philips. Charnock begg'd to be made an Evidence (he had worked with me some years ago) the two Prisoners owned the Fact before the Justice.</p>
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<p>Pierre le Blanc. Last Sunday was five Weeks, as I was coming from a Friend's House, thro' Butter-milk-Alley, I had my Hat taken away between 8 and 9 o'clock at Night; I was surpriz'd, and turned about; I saw two Men running from me, the same way they came upon me.</p>
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<p>Justice Philips. Robinson owned this Fact before me.</p>
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<p>Mary Sparkes. About 12 Months ago, the Prisoner Jordan lived with me, and while I was gone to my Aunts to Breakfast, she took the Handkerchief out of my Draws. I taxed her with it, and she denied it: So I troubled my Head no more about it; 'till I accidentally heard Mrs. Bowen had got it. I went to her House, and she shewed me the Handkerchief: I told her it was mine; she said she had it 12 Years, and I must prove it to be mine. or I should suffer for it. I got a Warrant for her, and Jordan, and Bowen produced a different Handkerchief, from what I saw first. Jordan own'd she took it, and sold it Bowen, for 2s. 6d. in exchange for a Gown, and was to give her 1s. 8d. in Money.</p>
<p>Council. Did you miss it while Jordan liv'd with you?</p>
<p>Sparkes. Yes, and charg'd her with it.</p>
<p>Council. How long was it, from the time you lost it, to the time you saw it again?</p>
<p>Sparkes. I saw it no more, 'till the Morning I took out the Warrant for them.</p>
<p>Mary Barret: I went with Mrs. Sparkes, to enquire about her Handkerchief: Mrs. Bowen shewed her the right, at first; but when we went again, she produced another. Jordan owned, she was to give Bowen the Handkerchief, and 1 s. 6 d. for a Gown.</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of a Coat and Wastcoat did you lose?</p>
<p>Gwillim. A whitish Coat and black flowered Calamanco Wastcoat.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner denied the Fact, and called Clemency Sutton to prove his buying the Breeches in Rag Fair; but no one appearing, nor any one to his Character, the Jury found him
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<p>He was a second Time indicted as above.</p>
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<p>Eades. I did not see him take it: but the Glew. pot is mine.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17360115-14-off91 t17360115-14-crimeloc92"/> Door. One Brown told me, he had seen this Woman near the Chair, I found out where she lived; but she was denied. I got a Search-warrant, but she had delivered the things to my Partner.</p>
<p>Ant.Ivory. We reat the Chair and the things of Mr. Clark. My Partner being gone for a Search-warrant, she delivered the things to me.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173601150010"/>Wm. Mason. The Prisoner confessed she took the things before the Justice: she lodged in my House.</p>
<p>- Glayton. I bought the Stockings for 2 s. - She owned before the Justice that she stole them; and the Justice (committed) us to prosecute.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Wm. Walters. His Father brought him to me as a
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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>Job Smith. The Prisoner work'd with me, and one Evening while I was out, the Bick-iron was gone. I thought he must be the Thief, tho' I could not prove it, so I turned him away. Some time afterwards, I had Information of a small Jack I had lost; I sent for the Prisoner to come to work again; and when I tax'd him with it, he confessed; and before Justice Hilder, he owned where he had sold them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17360115-19-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner brought the Bick-Iron to me to buy; I asked him if he came honestly by it? He said, Yes. And I, gave him 2 d. a Pound for it; and afterwards he brought the Jack and borrowed 2 s. upon it.
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<p>Thomas Fithian. I heard some cry, Stop Thief, and went out, and a Pair of my Shoes which were at the Window, were given by some of the Mobb, who had taken him.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Wm. Standbank. I am a blind Man, and
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<p>The Prisoner said in her Defence, her Husband came and asked her to go out and take a Dram; and being in haste, she took the Apron to tye about her before she went out.
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<p>He was a 2d Time indicted on the Coroner's Inquest for the said Murder.</p>
<p>Justice De Veil. On the 23d of December, the Prisoner was brought before me for throwing the Deceased from a Ladder: Mr. Matthews informed me there was no Possibility of removing the Deceased; therefore I went to the House and took the Deceased's Information under his own Hand; he was then perfectly in his Senses, but as I thought, had but a few Hours to live. I presented the Prisoner at the Bar to him; asked him if he knew him, and he said it was
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<p>Read the Information.</p>
<p>The Information of Tallmash Duke Ford taken the 23d of December 1735. Who being on Oath, deposeth, that James Davison threw him off a Ladder, whereby his Skull was so fractured, that there is no Hopes of Life; and that it was done by him, and no other Person, wilfully and maliciously.</p>
<p>Taken before me T. De Veil, the Day and Year aforesaid.</p>
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<p>Mr. Coldham. About the 3d or 4th of December, I was sent for to this Man, he had received a Wound in the back part of his Head. Upon Examination, I found the Skull fractured, and tho' all possible Care was taken of him, yet in about three Weeks he died; the Fracture being the Occasion of his Death.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The last time you dressed him in Mr. Keaton's House, Mr. Cooley was with you, and bled him; I held him in my Arms, while you drest him: did you hear him make any such Declaration then?</p>
<p>Coldham. I don't remember that I ever did.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Was he not frequently in Liquor?</p>
<p>Glandfield. Yes</p>
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<p>Q. How did the Ladder stand?</p>
<p>Macmullan. It bore against the Bracimer of the Building, and stood aslant.</p>
<p>Q. Could not the Deceased speak to you without going up the Ladder?</p>
<p>Macmullan. Yes, unless he had private Business.</p>
<p>Q. Was it necessary to go up that Ladder, if he would be on a Level with you?</p>
<p>Macmullan. Yes he could not say any Thing in private, without coming up the Ladder.</p>
<p>Q. Was you present when the Accident happened?</p>
<p>Macmullan. Yes he fell before the Ladder fell.</p>
<p>Q. What was the Occasion of the Ladder's falling?</p>
<p>Macmullan. The Prisoner's coming to assist the Deceased, I take to be the Occasion of the Ladder's falling. - The Saturday before the Accident, I know he lent the Deceased a Crown, and the Day the Misfortune happened the Deceased
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<p>Q. What did he say then?</p>
<p>Macmullan. What has been read from Mr. Deveil. When the Ladder fell, I called for a round Ladder to come down, and found the Deceased on the Ground, with his Head between the Prisoner's Hands: O! says he, I believe my poor Boy has killed himself, and desired me to go immediately for Mr. Coldham. I have known them both 14 Years; the Deceased was about 24 or 26 Years old.</p>
<p>Q. How did the Prisoner behave when Mr. Coldham came?</p>
<p>Macmullan. He held him in his Arms, and assisted at the first and third Dressing.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I would ask him, whether the Ladder was standing, or whether it had not slip'd away from its Footing.</p>
<p>Macmullan. As I am on my Oath, I am sensible it slip'd from its Footing: it bore on a White Lead Barrel 3 Foot high, after it fell; one Part was on the Ground, and one Part on the Barrel.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Was there not a large Grinding-stone on the Barrel-head; and did not the Ladder fall upon that?</p>
<p>Macmullan. Yes; and we all apprehended the Deceased fell on that Stone.</p>
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<p>Wm. Williams. The Ladder from whence the Deceased fell, was a large Ladder, every Step about 6 Inches and half wide: I heard the Deceased say, the Prisoner did it willfully.</p>
<p>Q. They have not all declared so.</p>
<p>Williams. I heard him declare so to Mr. Deveil.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This, Gentleman, was the Constable's Assistant and when they took me, he said, I should be carried from thence to New-gate, and from Newgate to Tyburn, if my Master did not pay the Charges upon Duke Ford's Account.</p>
<p>Williams. I did tell him, I would not quit him till I had got him to Newgate.</p>
<p>Sutherland Ford (the Deceased's Brother.) I have nothing to say, but only when I called to see my Brother, and asked him about Davison, he would rap out an Oath, and say, Don't talk to me about him.</p>
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<p>Mr. Deveil. The Prisoner gave the same Account before me, that he never owed the Deceased any Ill-will, and he behaved very well; and the Deceased was so ill, that I could not ask him half the Questions I would have done.</p>
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<p>Mr. R. Keaton. The Prisoner has lived with me 9 Years; he is a sober diligent Man, not given to quarrel: I never heard of any between him and the Deceased.</p>
<p>Mrs. - Keaton. I have known him two Years: He is a quiet, sober, careful Fellow, and as good a
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<p>And several others gave him a good Character</p>
<p>Prisoner. If the Apothecary is in Court, I de sire he may be called.</p>
<p>Mr. Beaumont. I attended Duke Ford; and when I saw him, I thought him not in a Condition to make any Information; he seemed delirious; and I thought him then Incurable.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Ask him if he has been baptiz'd?</p>
<p>Farrow. Yes, - my Lord Grantham was my Godfather.</p>
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<p>Robert Vibart. Having lost four Hats out of my Shop, I went to desire the Shop-Keepers in Rosemary-Lane, to stop the Person that should offer to Sale such Hats as I described to them. My Daughter was on one Side of the way, and I on the other. Seeing the Fellow coming along with a Hat in his Hand; I went up to him, and found it was one of mine. I got a Constable and carried him before a Justice, but he would give no Account how he came by it.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you intrust the Prisoner with it?</p>
<p>Bedford. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t17360115-36-person277" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Silk Dyer, and lost this Gown off the Pole the Saturday before Christmas; about 6 o'Clock in the Evening, we dy'd it with two Breadths of Burdett, an Olive Colour, the Burdett was marked in the Sleeve with a (D).</p>
<p>Q. Was it made up?</p>
<p>Robins. It had been a Gown, but was in pieces, sewed together for the Conveniency of Dying. There was about 10 Yards of it in all, when we had sewed it together.</p>
<p>Q. Then you should have indicted him for stealing 10 Yards of Silk.</p>
<p>Robins. We always call such Things Gowns.</p>
<p>Q. Are they in the general Course of your Business called Gowns?</p>
<p>Robins. Yes, never any Thing else; 'tis a common Term, it had been a Gown, and was to be a Gown again: It was unfinished, and could not be used till it had been to the Waterers; therefore I sent Notice to the Trade to have such Things stopp'd if they should come to their Hands. Word was sent me by this Gentlewoman that she had watered such Goods and delivered them to a young Man. I went to her, and the young Man was sent for, and she swore to him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17360115-36-person278" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Widegate-Alley. Bishops-gate-street, the Things were brought to be watered one Evening when I was out; when they were done, they lay a Day or two before the Prisoner called for them; I delivered them to him myself. I heard no more, till about (I think) a Fortnight ago, when the Prosecutor sent this Notice and Description of the Goods: I remember the Mark (D) in the Sleeve: This I think was either on Saturday or Monday Night. I don't swear these were the Things the Prosecutor lost, but they answered his Description.</p>
<p>Q. By common Course of your Business can you water any Thing, so as to be fit to be delivered in four or five Hours?</p>
<p>Bryan. Yes, if Necessity requires it, and we have Work in the House to do it with</p>
<p>Q. How long had it been done before the Prisoner called for it?</p>
<p>Bryan. I cannot recollect.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it after the Prisoner came and fetched it away, that the Prosecutor sent his Servant with this Notice?</p>
<p>Bryan. I think it was Monday was Se'nnight; but if the Prosecutor lost them on Saturday, we could not have got them done.</p>
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<p>David Davis. The Goods were left at my House by Mr. More: On Tuesday three o'Clock I saw them in a Room behind my Shop, and at five they were gone. I suspected the Prisoner, who was my Lodger, and enquired at the Pawn-brokers for them; but could hear nothing of them, or her, 'till I heard she was in the Gate-house; when I went to her, she begged for mercy.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173601150016"/>Jacob Adams. I caught this Man taking the Linnen off the Lines in my Yard; and asked him, where he was going with it: The Linnen is my own, says he - You are mistaken, 'tis mine, says I; I seized him, and he dropped it in the Yard.</p>
<p>Maccartney. I happened to come in, while Mr. Adams had the Prisoner by the Collar, and saw the Linnen on the Ground.</p>
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