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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080001"/>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 8th, Thursday the 9th, Friday the 10th, Saturday the 11th, and Monday the 13th of December, 1736, in the 11th Year of his MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the First SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Hon. Sir JOHN THOMPSON, Knt. Lord-Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1736.</p>
<p>NUMBER I.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for J. ROBERTS, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane. M, DCC, XXXVII.</p>
<p>(Price Six-Pence.)</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, For the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>^
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<p>^ Thomas Worster, the Foreman of the London Jury, was taken ill, and dy'd suddenly at the Sessions-House on Monday the 13th of December, and
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<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>1.
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<p>Benjamin Baddily. The Prisoner came to me as a
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<interp inst="t17361208-1-person36" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . A Day or two after my Lord-Mayor's Day, the Prisoner brought this Fan to me, to keep for her; she told me that she found it; but when she came so suddenly from her Place, I delivered it to her again; she did not care to take it, and desired I would burn it; I refus'd, and her Master taxing her with it, she return'd it to him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-1-person37" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live with my Brother Baddily; we had a Suspicion that she was not honest, therefore she was turn'd away. The Cambrick being found in the Bed where the Prisoner lay, I went immediately to look over my Things, and miss'd an Apron and a Cap: The Apron she brought again, and confess'd to me that she took it; but as the Mark is taken out, I will not take upon me to swear 'tis the same I lost.</p>
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<p>Mr. Baddily. This is the Cambrick which she confess'd she took from me.</p>
<p>Callowell. She confess'd the same in my hearing.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I know nothing of the Things they charge me with; the Fan indeed I found next Morning in the Dining-Room, and gave it to
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<p>William Ryder. The Prisoner was my
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<interp inst="t17361208-2-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner was my Master's Servant near two Years; but missing some Halfpence out of the Drawer, we suspected her to be dishonest: I put 6 s. in Half-pence into the Drawer my self, and lock'd up the Shop; she went in to make the Bed, and left the Door open: I was then at home, and am certain none went through the Shop. I told the Money over after she was gone out of the Shop, and miss'd 2 s. 4 d. I acquainted my Master next Morning, and she was charged with it; she deny'd it; but my Master insisting on her Boxes being open'd, we found these Goods which have been mention'd, and which I can swear to: I was present when they were found in her Room up two Pair of Stairs. She said nothing at all about the Goods; and as to the Money, she said it was a Picque of the Journeymen to put her out of her Place. I was likewise present at the taking the Goods from the other Places: These were taken at Jordan's in Swallow-Street; I swear they are my Master's. When the Prisoner was carried before Sir
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<persName id="t17361208-2-person53"> Charles Markham
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<interp inst="t17361208-2-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, a Baker in Westminster, ty'd up in my Handkerchief. Markham had served a
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<p>Mr. Jordan. These Goods were left at my House, but I can't say who left them; they were under Lock and Key, and the Box was brought by a Porter for the Prisoner; I cannot say, that the Prisoner put the Goods into the Box, it was at my House before she went to live at Mr. Ryder's, nor did I ever see the Inside of it till Mr. Ryder's Man open'd it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you never see it open'd while it was at your House?</p>
<p>Jordan. She has opened it, but I never look'd into it.</p>
<p>Q. When she has open'd it, have you never observ'd her to put any Thing in it?</p>
<p>Jordan. Not to my Knowledge; she never open'd it but once, and that was while she liv'd with Mr. Ryder; it was one Sunday Evening, and then I don't remember I saw her put any Thing in, or take any Thing out.</p>
<p>Mr. Ryder. I believe both these People to be honest; when she went to their Houses, she might take no more Goods than she could conceal under her Apron, and she might convey them into her Boxes without their seeing her.</p>
<p>Defence. I am not guilty; I never took any Half-pence.</p>
<p>Q. Can you give any Account, how Mr. Ryder's Goods came to be in your Boxes?</p>
<p>Jordan. I have known her three or four Years, she was a Fellow Servant with my Wife, and never heard but that she was honest till now.
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<p>3.
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<p>Daniel Marcon. About the Middle of July last, the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-3-off14 t17361208-3-crimeloc16"/> (of which I am in Part Owner) arriv'd from Barbary, of which there was a large Quantity of Copper, the Property of myself and two or three Merchants. In order to land this Copper it was put into Lighters, my Quantity was about 9 Tun Weight, 386 double Heads; when my Part was landed at Galley-Key, I miss'd nine double Heads; I enquir'd then, whether the other Proprietors had their Complement; one miss'd seven double Heads, another miss'd a double Head and a half; a double Head weighs about half a Hundred, some more, some less, they are in round Cakes, two of them join'd together. I next enquir'd, whether the Copper was all come from the Ship, and I found my whole Quantity had been put on board the Lighter; I sold what was brought ashore upon the Keys, and told the Person who bought it, that I had not so much as I expected I enquired still after what I had lost, and about three Weeks afterwards, Mr. Briggs came and told me, he believ'd he had discover'd my Copper. I went with him to one Mr Gardiner's in Barbican; Mr. Gardiner was not at Home, but I saw the Copper, and took Notice of the Marks D, and D L P, on two Heads; there was six or seven in a Heap. Mr. Briggs said, Mr. Gardiner was a Man of Honour, I might trust him; and that he was sure he would give an Account how he came by them. Next Day I saw Mr Gardiner, and he told me that he bought the Copper of the Prisoner, and that Mr. Hone had bought another Parcel of him. I was obliged to take out a Search Warrant, but knowing the Prisoner's Character, I did not make use of it. Mr. Hone shew'd me the Copper he bought of the Prisoner, and I saw the Mark D on one of the Heads. We then sent for the Prisoner to a Publick House, and Word was brought us, that he was out of Town; but about the latter End of Aug. Mr. Briggs, Mr. Gardiner, Mr. Hone, and myself, met at the White-Lyon Tavern in Aldersgate-Street, and the Prisoner came to us, with a Friend who was to advise him; he own'd he sold Mr. Gardiner and Mr. Hone the Copper, but he did not know the Person he himself bought it of. We allow'd him two or three Days to find this Man out, but he could not, so I took the Prisoner before Sir Richard Brocas, who committed him; he offer'd Bail, I accepted it, and was in Hopes he would have found (by this Time) the Person that he bought it of.</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. I have known the Prisoner about five Years, I have dealt with him in his little Way of Trade, he is a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-3-defend55 t17361208-3-deflabel17"/> as well as I. In July last he brought a Piece in his Hand to my Shop, and asked me if I wanted any Barbary Copper; he asked 4 l per Hundred for it; I said he must leave it for me to try, for some of this Barbary Copper proves very bad: He left me two Heads and they prov'd indifferent, so I-gave him 4 l. per Hundred, and took a Receipt for the Money: I think there was about 300 l. weight, and I did not observe any Marks upon it, nor did Mr. Briggs, or Mr. Marcon shew me any; but the Copper which Mr. Marcon claim'd, was the same I bought of the Prisoner. The Discovery was made by my telling Mr. Briggs and Sir
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<p>Q. I ask you, whether Winston used to deal in Copper, and in such Quantities?</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. A Man in Trade may take Copper for Goods.</p>
<p>Q. Does he deal in casting Things of great Weight.</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. No, small Things; he is a Candlestick-Founder. I was one Day at Mr. Hone's, and I saw he had got some Barbary Copper, and, says I, what, have you bought Barbary too? What did you give for it? Why, says he, the same Price that you did; I bought it of the same Man, but I thought he had no more.</p>
<p>Councel. Then he did not care to let you know what Quantity he had got.</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. I did ask him how much he had got, and he told me he had about three Hundred Weight; I thought I had bought all he had. When he met us at the White-Lyon Tavern, he told us, he had it of a Man that bought Candlesticks of him to the Value of 7 l. and who was a perfect Stranger to him. I said, that is stranger still, that you should buy so much Metal, and sell so many Candlesticks to a Man you knew nothing of. I asked him how the Man brought it, he said the Man came himself with Porters (or a Cart, I cannot remember which) and took the Goods he bought away with him. He was asked, whether there was any Bills of Parcels or Receipts given, and he said no, there were none at all; he said he would endeavour to find out the Man, and had his Liberty for three Weeks or a Month to do it, but at last he said he could not do it, and he believed he should hear no more of him.</p>
<p>Councel. Is it usual for People to hawk such a Weight of Copper about with Porters, or in a Cart?</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. No.</p>
<p>Councel Pris. Is it not usual for Founders to buy unwrought Copper for the Purposes of their Trade?</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. Yes.</p>
<p>Council. And of Persons that come about with it?</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. I can't say so, but it is usual to take it in Truck for Goods.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I ask Mr. Gardiner, whether, when my Servants carried the Copper to his House, he did not bid them go and bring him more?</p>
<p>Mr. Gardiner. No, I did not; his Servant's brought me the Copper and he was with them, and took the Money for it; and I have his Receipt for it.</p>
<p>Mr. Hone. The 27th of July last, the Prisoner brought me a Piece of Barbary Copper, and asked me to buy it. I said it was generally bad but if he would leave it for me to try it, if it proved good, I told him I would give 4 l 8 s. per Hundred for it. He left a single Head with me, about a Quarter of a Hundred, and I sent to Mr Gardiner to know the Price of Copper, for I did not know myself; he sent me Word the Price was about 4 l per Hundred; so when the Prisoner came, I said I had over-bid myself, and that I would not give more than 4 l. a Hundred. He took 4 l. and I bought 3 hundred and a half. He told me he had sold Goods to the value of 7 l 4 s. and took this in Payment for them. I had us'd a good deal of it, before Mr. Marcon apply'd to me for it, but he shew'd me the Marks upon what was left, tho' I should not have seen the Mark D upon it, if I had not call'd for a Brush and clean'd it. I have known the Prisoner these five Years, and I know 'tis usual for him to take Brass and Copper from the Brasiers in Truck for his Work, and we thought him a fair dealer.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you, he had sold some of this Copper to Gardiner?</p>
<p>Mr. Hone. Not at first; he did afterwards. At the White-Lyon the Prisoner said, the Man he bought it of, was a Stranger to him, and that he waited at his Shop, while he received the Money of me to pay him for it.</p>
<p>Councel. I would ask you, if it is usual to buy Copper in this manner?</p>
<p>Mr. Hone. We all of us have sometimes Metal which we can't use our selves. We have it commonly brought to our Shops. I never heard but that the Prisoner was an honest Man.</p>
<p>Mr. Briggs. I never heard any thing to the contrary before. Mr. Marcon having lost Copper, and Mr. Gardiner telling me he had bought some, I carried Mr. Marcon to Mr. Gardiner's to see it. He told us Mr. Hone's, had bought some of the same. So we went to Mr. Hone's, and sent for the Prisoner, 2 or 3 Nights together, but he was not at Home: At last he came with one Renshaw, who said he knew the Porters to be all Rogues, for he had been among them, and that it might be stole by them. Mr. Marcon allow'd him Time to search after the Man he bought it of; but at last he said he could make no Discovery, and bid us Defiance. Such parcels of Copper are not usually sold to Founders, in the Manner this was Sold, but by Merchants and Factors.</p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-3-person59" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have been the Prisoner's Servant almost 7 Years: It was in July last my Master bought this Copper. I was at Work in the Window, and the Man asked me if we made such Things. I told him we did; he came into our Shop (we live in Beech-lane) and I call'd my Master to him: He said he wanted some Candlesticks, and had some Copper to dispose of, and if my Master would agree, he would traffick with him. He bespoke three dozen Pairs of Candlesticks, at 4 s. a Pair; after this he brought the Copper, and my Master told him, if he would call again, he would let him know what he could give him for it: Then he carry'd it to Mr. Hone's, and the Man that brought the Copper was to have some Money, and some of our Goods for it. Three Days after he had agreed for the Candlesticks, he sent this Copper (at twice) to our Shop by two Porters; each of them went twice back: My Master and the Man weigh'd it, and my Master set down the Weigh: in a Paper, but I did not weigh it, nor see the Weight. He was a Sea-faring Man in brownish Cloaths, and Buttons of the same Colour, middle siz'd, and had on a bob Wig. He brought it in about Two o'Clock in July last, but I can't remember the Day.</p>
<p>Q. How much did your Master carry to Mr. Hone's for trial?</p>
<p>Parkin. One whole Piece; that is, two Pieces join'd together.</p>
<p>Q. When was the Copper paid for?</p>
<p>Parkin. Not 'till the Delivery of all the Goods.</p>
<p>Q. What was your Master to give?</p>
<p>Parkin. Three Pounds 18 s. per Hundred.</p>
<p>Q. Does not your Master keep a Book?</p>
<p>Parkin. We did not set these down.</p>
<p>Q. How were they carried away?</p>
<p>Parkin. They were not packed up; he took them away with him put up in Papers, in a Basket.</p>
<p>Q. Does your Master keep a Book?</p>
<p>Parkin. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Does he enter what he buys and sells?</p>
<p>Parkin. No.</p>
<p>Q. What does he keep the Book for?</p>
<p>Parking. He may enter Things in the Book, and I know nothing of it.</p>
<p>Q. When your Master went to Mr. Hone's to know the value of the Copper, did the Man stay in the Shop 'till he came back?</p>
<p>Parkin. No; he went away and came back in about five Hours.</p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-3-person60" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at Work when the Man bespoke the Candlesticks, and told my Master that he had Copper to dispose of; he was a pretty lusty Man, middle-siz'd for Height, in brown Cloaths and a bob Wig: He had it not with him then; but he brought it about Two or Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, by two Porters at twice coming. My Master and I, and my fellow 'Prentice, weigh'd it at several times.</p>
<p>Q. Was Parkin (your fellow 'Prentice) by, when it was weigh'd?</p>
<p>Jones. Yes; and when the Weight was set down. The Gentleman asked my Master what he could give; he said he must ask what it was worth, so he carry'd some of it to Mr. Hone. I know nothing of the Paper in which the Weight was set down.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Man that sold it, stay 'till your Master came back?</p>
<p>Jones. Yes; he staid a great while! but when my Master came back, they agreed about the Price. Mr. Hone said it was worth 4 l. and my Master gave the Man 3 l. 18 s.</p>
<p>Q. How were the Candlesticks pack'd up?</p>
<p>Jones. In Papers, and then put into a Bag.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure they were put into a Bag?</p>
<p>Jones. Yes, and the Bag (I believe) was put into a Basket.</p>
<p>Q. Who carry'd them away?</p>
<p>Jones. A Porter that stood at the Door.</p>
<p>Q. Does your Master often buy Metal unrefin'd?</p>
<p>Jones. No.</p>
<p>Mr. Green. I have known the Prisoner ten or twelve Years; he is a House-keeper, and as to his Character, I never knew him guilty of any thing like this. I would have been bound for him for a thousand Pounds. That Gentleman now has ask'd so many Questions! - Why, when he brings his Goods to me; here's a Piece of Chalk, and there's a Piece of Chalk, and we cast up the one and the other.</p>
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<p>Mr. Green. Why these are my Work-folks, and when they bring in their Work, there's the Chalk, and we cast up what it comes to, and pay them. This Man works for the Shops, and he's able to buy a thousand times the Quantity; not that he's able to pay for it, - but he brings it to us, and we bid him buy it, if there's any thing to be got. - There is some of this Barbary Copper now to be sold at a Broker's in Drury-Lane. I have had it brought to my Shop by Jews, and Fellows unknown, but I would never trouble my self for 2 s. a Hundred Profit. I have sold Candlesticks that have come to 10 Guineas, and never book'd them: And I have had 20 Pounds worth of Irish Half-pence, I have weigh'd them: And where do you live, says I? Why, if you'll buy them you may, and if you won't, we'll take them away. Barbary Copper, - 'tis hawk'd about, I have bought some To-day, I know nothing how 'tis come by.</p>
<p>Councel. Then you may buy stolen Goods, and subject your self to a Prosecution.</p>
<p>Mr. Green. In our open Shops 'tis thus; - here's new Goods for your old.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-4-victim67 t17361208-4-viclabel21"/>. On a Sunday Evening, the 21st or 22d of July, 1734, I was robbed of a Parcel of Plate, it was taken out of a Room behind the Bar; I advertis'd it, and on the Tuesday following 12 Spoons were brought from the Pawnbrokers; I desired them to secure the Person that brought them if they could. About three Months after,
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<interp inst="t17361208-4-person69" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> went to redeem the rest of the Spoons, and the Pawnbroker took her up: I lost sixteen Spoons, a Tankard, a Quart Mug, and two Strainers. Spratley carried a Silversmith's Man with her to the Pawnbrokers, who was to redeem the Plate, and buy it of her out-right. She escaped from the Constable that Time, and the Silversmith came to me, and desired me to go with him to find out Wells the Prisoner; telling me, the Plate came from him, and that he had bought the Tankard of him, which was mark'd PBD We could not find the Prisoner then, for he was gone to Sea with Captain
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<interp inst="t17361208-4-person70" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , and Spratley was fled into the Country; but hearing that Wells was return'd to England, and that Spratley was in Town, I found her out, and she confessed she had these Spoons of Wells; two of them were mark'd EAD, and two of them WBA. The Prisoner brought these four Spoons to the Woman, himself.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-4-person72" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , July 22, 1734, she had 16 s. upon two of them, and 15 s. upon the other two at two different Times. About the latter End of October, Spratley came with a Silversmith's Man to redeem them; I charged a Constable with her, and sent for Mr. Barton, but she escaped from the Constable, and I saw no more of her, till I saw her in the Compter about a Fortnight or three Weeks ago.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-4-person74" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> gave me the four Spoons tied with a Blue String, to pawn for him; I was a Servant to him in his Mother's Time, and after he broke I used to go of his Errands He directed me to Grafton's, and bid me say they were for one Mary Matthews, who lay-in; and, says he, they will make no Scruple of letting you have Money upon them; this was about two Years and a half ago; I pawn'd them, and he had the Money; it was 30 Shillings or thereabouts. He told me the Spoons had been there before, and I must take what they had before leat upon them. After I had given him the Money, he went to Sea. - Oh! no, no, he was not gone to Sea, but was up and down. - He told me he was going to Sea with Captain Massey, but the Captain went without him He told me he had sold a Tankard in Whitechapel, and I must go with him there When we came to the Silversmith's, Wells told him I had pawn'd four Spoons, and desired his Man to go with me and redeem them, and then they should be sold to him.</p>
<p>Q. How long was this after you had pawned them?</p>
<p>Spratley. God Almighty bless you; I don't know, about four or five Months I believe. I was to have a Crown of the Money, that I was indeed. The Silversmith could not send any Body with me then, but next Morning his Man and I went to redeem them, and the Pawnbroker sent for a Constable and charged him with me, and carried me to an Alehouse in Bunhill-Field, where
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080008"/> some Gentlemen knowing me, got me into the Buffet unseen by the Constable, and so I escap'd that Time. I lived two Years with him in his Mother's Time as a Servant, and some Time I was with him otherwise, and now what a fine Scrape he has brought me into?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ask her if I ever directed her to take the Silversmith's Man with her, Thee or Thou?</p>
<p>Spratley. Yes, my Lordship, here is the Man that went with me.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-4-person75"> George Gibbs
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<interp inst="t17361208-4-person76" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a Silversmith, without Aldgate He has been dead about half a Year. I went with Spratley to the Broker to redeem some Spoons, and my Master was to have them at a Market-price. She said she had pawn'd them for her Master Wells, who was under Misfortunes, and was then going abroad. She asked the Pawnbroker for the four Spoons, he desired us to sit down a little, and so he got a Constable and charged him with her. The Constable carry'd us to the Angel in Bunhill-Fields; the Broker went for the Prosecutor, and I went for my Master; but when we came back the Prisoner had escap'd. It is probable my Master might know something of Wells, for he had been a Neighbour, and kept a Cook's Shop in Leadenhall-Street.</p>
<p>Capt. Braund. The Prisoner behaved well, during the time he was on board with me?</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-4-person77"> Judith Bleeze
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<interp inst="t17361208-4-person77" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . That Spratley was a wicked Woman in Leadenhall-Market, for she had a Warrant against me for striking her.
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<p>5.
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<p>6.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>7.
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<p>8.
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<p> ^ 9.
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<interp inst="t17361208-9-off43" type="offenceSubcategory" value="receiving"/> feloniously did receive five Hens, value 5 s. part of the said Goods, knowing them to be stole </rs>,
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<p>^ See Sessions-Book, 1736, No. IV. Page 96.</p> </div1>
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<p>10.
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<p>Anna Maria Margaritta Church.
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<p>When she was going before Justice Bulstrode, I asked her if she had made a Provision for it, and she said, No, she had not, for she concealed it, and intended it should be concealed.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask her if it was born alive?</p>
<p>Church. She said it was not born alive; she had made no Preparation for it, and that no Body knew any thing of it but her self.</p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-10-person103" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Last Monday was three Weeks, the Prisoner sent for me, by an old Man, and told me she was going away from her Place, and desired me to take a Bundle to keep for her, (whereof) I did: She took it from under a Settle, and it was sew'd up; when she delivered this Bundle to me, she desired that no Body might see, or meddle with it. I thought it had been her own wearing Cloaths, so I put it up on the
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080009"/> Head of my Bed, and there it lay till the Thursday following. I discovered it by the Stink that came from it, and acquainted my Neighbours with it; we thought it smelt like stinking Meat, so it was open'd, and we found something in it all over Maggots, Filth, and the like; then we open'd it farther, and found a Female Child. We acquainted the Officers, and they sent for the Prisoner to an Alehouse, who there own'd she was deliver'd of a still born Child by herself, at
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<interp inst="t17361208-10-person105" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , Midwife. I was sent for by the Parish Officers to view the Child; it was at its full Growth full nail'd, and had Hair on its Head; it was very much maul'd, the Arm and the Skull were broke; and as to the Face it had none; no Eyes nor Nose, and the Skull was clasp'd one Part over the other; I cannot say whether that might happen without Violence or not, but the Arm was broke between the Shoulder and the Elbow; perhaps the clasping of the Skull one Part over the other, might be occasioned by her wrapping it up so close together.</p>
<p>Defence. The Child was still-born, and never was alive in this World. I was delivered of the Child in my Service where I liv'd, and I call'd out, but nobody heard me, so as all was over and the Child was dead, I did not think of telling any Thing about it.
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<p>She was indicted likewise on the Coroner's Inquest for the said Murder, and found guilty.</p> </div1>
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<p>15.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-14-off70 t17361208-14-crimeloc72"/>, I met four Horseman, one of them cry'd, Hey! I cry'd, Hallo! When I had rid a little Way down the Lane, Horsenail (who was with them on a Grey Horse) came up and turn'd on my Horse's Buttock. I went gently on, and he brush'd past me and got before me; Sir, says he, you must deliver your Money; another of them said, By G - d, Sir, if you stir, I will blow your Brains out. Horsenail (who stood before me) had a Pistol, and he who was behind me held another to my Head. I had two or three Pistols about me at once, and looking behind me I saw the fourth Man stop a Gentleman in our Company under an Oak Tree, they took him to be my Servant because he had some Venison behind him, and was about twenty Yards behind me. I put my Hand in my Pocket and pulled out the Silver and these Pieces, which I gave to Horsenail. There was four of the Men in all, but I cannot swear to either of the Prisoners; one of them had his Face disguis'd, but the Face of him that robbed me, was as bare as mine is now. I believe they are the Men, because some of my Pieces were found upon them. I gave them thirteen or fourteen Shillings in Silver, and a Silver Moidore, three Copper Pieces, and another Silver Piece, and another Shilling. These are the 3 Pieces which were taken from me; one Silver Piece and two Copper Pieces besides; these I put into the Man's Hand that robbed me among the Silver, the rest of the Money he took out of my Pocket; then the Man who was behind me said, he must search me. D - n it, says the other, he never rides without a Watch, look for it. I pulled up my White Waistcoat to get to my Pocket, and pulled out five Guineas and two Half Guineas. D - n it, says the other, look for his Watch, and he felt all round me. Sir, says he, I must take a little more care, and he felt all about me, and took a Nutmeg and a Key; nay, he took every Thing from me but the Part he could not take. I beg'd they would not meddle with the Lady;
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080010"/> no, says he, if any one meddles with her, I'll shoot him through the Head; and he bid her ride before, but she stood still. When they put their Hands into my Breeches, I began to swear at them. Pray don't swear, says one of them, there's nobody shall use you ill, we shall only take all the Money you have; then he put his Hand into another Pocket where the Ticket was, and the five Guineas, and the Nutmeg, and the Key: The Gentlemen who was behind could not make his Mare stand still for want of her Company, on which Account they threatned to shoot him. When they had robbed me, they went to him and searched his Pockets; d - n him, said they, he is no Footman, we must search him. When they had done, they cry'd, Now don't say we have us'd you ill, and d - n you, if you had had a Bushel of Arms, they would not have signify'd a Half-penny to you. I knew one of them, and when he was taken I knew him again.</p>
<p>Wager. Mr. Lewis is not certain that Horsenail was one of the Company that robbed him; when he came to New-Prison he said he knew Baker, but that he never knew me in his Life.</p>
<p>Mr. Lewis. Baker has liv'd in our Parish ten or twelve Years, he was behind with the other Gentleman about twenty Yards from me. He did come up with the rest of them to me, but he presently turned back and went to take Care of the Gentleman behind me.</p>
<p>Q. Can you say you remember any Thing of Wager's Voice?</p>
<p>Mr. Lewis. I believe them to be the Men, but Voices differ much.</p>
<p>Baker. Mr. Lewis at New-Prison said, he should have known my Voice if he had heard it a Mile off.</p>
<p>Thomas Walker I was in Company with Mr. Lewis and my Sister the same Time; we were attacked by four Men on Horseback, one of them rid up to Mr. Lewis, but my Sister being forward; he turned his Horse quick upon him, and asked him for his Money, presenting a Pistol at the same Time. Another of them came up and said, If he stirr'd he would blow his Brains out. I was behind them, and the Mare I rode not standing still for want of her Company, one of them came to me and robb'd me under an Oak Tree, about twenty Yards Distance from Mr. Lewis. D - n him, said one of them, He pricks his Mare, shoot him through the Head, so one of them staid with me while the others robb'd Mr. Lewis, and prevented my riding back. When they had done with Mr. Lewis, they took about ten or twelve Shillings from me.</p>
<p>Q. Did Mr. Lewis turn back to ride towards you, when they threatned to shoot you?</p>
<p>Mr. Walker. Yes, he turn'd his Horse's Nose to my Mare's, to make her stand still. After they had robb'd us they said, Now have not we us'd you like Gentlemen? D - n you, be gone about your Business and don't look back. I endeavour'd to conceal my Watch in my Hand, but hearing them say that Mr. Lewis had hid his Watch in his Hand, I slipp'd it into my Coat Pocket and so I sav'd it, this was done in the Washy-Lane, and they all rid off towards Kentish Town. I can't say I know any of the Men, I was then very much surpriz'd, and the Man that robb'd me hung down his Head under the Boughs. one of them had disguis'd his Face, either with a Mask, or with Crape. I really believe the Prisoners are the Men, but I will not Swear to them. Baker's Coat I took Notice of; he had then such a plush Coat on under a riding Coat.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any Reason to believe, that the Man who is a Witness, was one of the Company?</p>
<p>Mr. Walker. The Evidence, Horsenail, I believe, was the Person that robb'd Mr. Lewis.</p>
<p>Mr. Lewis. I know him to be one; for he was some time searching me for my Watch, and felt all over my Breeches, and every where, where he might feel.</p>
<p>Wager. I never saw him before in my Life but in New Prison, and he there declar'd he did not know me neither.</p>
<p>Baker. The Gentleman said in New Prison, he did not know me.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-14-person134"> Stephen Horsenail
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 27th, of Aug I was -</p>
<p>Q. Consider you are upon your Oath, and tho' you are one of the Persons guilty of this Fact, be cautious that you Swear nothing but what is true.</p>
<p>Horsenail. I will: - On the 27th of August, I was in Company with the two Prisoners, and
<persName id="t17361208-14-person135"> William Eadey
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , (who is sled to Holland) at the White-Lyon in Hornsey-Lane. About 6 o'Clock, (or a little later) in the Evening, we set out from thence, towards Battle-Bridge: We met some People on the other side the Turnpike, next London, and we robb'd them. Several People coming from Barnet Races, we stopp'd altogether, and robb'd them likewise; but we had robb'd some People before we came to the Turnpike. There were a Dozen (I believe) in Company coming from the Races, and tho' I cannot say we robb'd them all, yet I robb'd one, and they robb'd some of the rest. We were then going Home directly to Hornsey-Lane all in Company together. Eadey was on Foot when we set out, but we took a Horse from one of the Company we robb'd, and then we were all mounted. In returning Home we pass'd Mr. Lewis;
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080011"/> and Baker said to me. D - n you there's your Mark; then I turn'd back and stopp'd Mr. Lewis; and Wager came up to the Head of his Horse directly, and assisted me in robbing him, by holding (his Bridle in one Hand, and presenting a Pistol in the other) I had a Pistol in my Hand when I stopp'd him; and I was the first that spoke to him. Sir, says I, you must stop; I must have your Money; then Wager came up to his Horse's Head to assist me. Gentlemen, says Mr. Lewis, don't use me ill; you shall have my Money ! And pray don't use the Lady, ill! No, says I, if any Body offers to use her ill, I will shoot them thro' the Head; so I search'd Mr. Lewis, and took from him, - I can't tell what directly, because we had been taking Money from others, but I believe - to the best of my Knowledge, it was about 6 l. in Gold and Silver, and those pocket Pieces which lye in Court. These 2 Pieces I gave to Mr. Barnes, when I was in Bridewell.</p>
<p>Mr. Barnes. These are the Pieces I had from him there.</p>
<p>Q. Did any of you touch the Lady?</p>
<p>Horsenail. No, no body at all.</p>
<p>Q. Was any body in Company with Mr. Lewis beside the Lady?</p>
<p>Horsenail. Yes a Man, that we took to be the Footman; and I said don't rob the Footman. He was at some Distance behind Mr. Lewis, and Baker staid with him; he did not care to come up to us, because Mr. Lewis knew him.</p>
<p>Q. Did Baker take any Notice that he knew Mr. Lewis?</p>
<p>Horsenail. Yes, he did, when he said, D - n you there's your Mark, and therefore he staid behind with the young Man.</p>
<p>Q. Did Baker give that as a Reason why he would watch the young Man?</p>
<p>Horsenail Yes, my Lord, he did.</p>
<p>Q. Who robb'd the young Man?</p>
<p>Horsenail. Baker did. I saw him have the Money in his Hand, after we had robb'd Mr. Lewis; and he told us, he had got about 7 s. from him. When we had done with them, I wish'd them a good Night, and said we had used them handsomely, and I hoped they would use us the same; for we had not threat'ned them any farther than their Money.</p>
<p>Q. After you had got your Booty, where did you meet.</p>
<p>Horsenail. We went to the White Lyon in Hornsey-Lane, and there we shar'd the Money; the whole Plunder of the Day.</p>
<p>Q. How much did you divide a-piece?</p>
<p>Horsenail. About fifty Shillings each our Dividend came to. I had two; Baker had the Silver Piece which Mr. Lewis asked for when I was in New-Prison, and when I was before Justice Midford; I had the Julius Caesar's's Piece, and the Carolus XII. of Spain, but Baker had the Silver Moidore. When Mr. Lewis asked Baker for it, he told him it was gone to be gilt. The third Piece was lodg'd in Ralph Guy's Hands, who keeps the White Lyon in Hornsey Lane.</p>
<p>Mr. Lewis. I had it from thence.</p>
<p>Horsenail. I have at present a Key belonging to Mr. Lewis, which we took among the rest of the Things; this is the very Key. [pulling out a Key]</p>
<p>Mr. Lewis. This is the Key of my private Bureau, where I keep my Books; this was in my Pocket with the Gold and the Nutmeg. Horsenail told me had it, but resolv'd to keep it till the Day of Trial.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make a Discovery of your Companions before you was Apprehended, or afterwards?</p>
<p>Horsenail. I was taken up on another Account about six Weeks ago, and I voluntarily discovered this Robbery before Justice Midford. I am sorry either, or any of us, should be so unhappy as to be in this State, but the Prisoners were indeed at the committing of the Fact. I have been concerned with them in this Way, but since the 24th of August last.</p>
<p>Wager. I don't doubt but Mr. Lewis was robbed, and suppose he was robbed by Horsenail and his Gang; but I desire to know, whether he can produce any Gentleman of Credit who has seen us together on the Road?</p>
<p>Q. What, do you expect he should produce some Body who saw you together in a Robbery?</p>
<p>Wager. No, my Lord, only with Regard to this Robbery.</p>
<p>Horsenail. Well then, I sent two Subpoena's, one to Edward Tow, who let us through the Turnpike, and the other to Ralph Guy, who keeps the White-Lyon. Tow let us through the Turnpike, and knew what we were upon; he said, indeed, he was sorry for our Courses.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-14-person136"> Ralph Guy
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<p>Horsenail. This is the Man at whose House we shar'd the Money.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see (to Guy) Horsenail and Wager and Baker together at your House?</p>
<p>Guy. I have seen them together, but I can't say I saw them together, the Day this Robbery was committed; they have been together at my House, sometimes; but I have no Acquaintance with any of them: Baker I have known these 2 or 3
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080012"/> Years, he lived with a Gentleman whose Horses I us'd to Shoe. I have seen them together several Times, this last Summer together; they have drank at my House together.</p>
<p>Horsenail. Who gave you the copper Peice, - the Ticket for the Kings private Road.</p>
<p>Guy. Why - one of-them gave it me, and bid me give it my little Boy. - I had it from Eadey, I think it was.</p>
<p>Q. Who gave you the other Pocket-peice?</p>
<p>Guy. I had it from Baker.</p>
<p>Horsenail. You was present when we shar'd the Plunder.</p>
<p>Guy. I was always counted an honest Man. - I did see them telling Money, but I can't say what they were about. I saw them telling Money from one to the other, - there was Half-pence and Silver, I saw no Gold, - I did not I assure you.</p>
<p>Horsenail. He knew of our going out, and when we came back he said it was pretty well, considering it was late when we went out. Did not we lie at your House that Night?</p>
<p>Guy. They were at my House all Night.</p>
<p>Lewis. One of the Copper Peices I lost, had a String in it, I ask'd about it, and Guy told me he had cut the String off.</p>
<p>Guy. I had this Piece (with the String) of Baker, he gave it me, and at the same Time there was Wager, Baker, Horsenail, and Eadey, together.</p>
<p>Horsenail. So we were; and you saw the silver Moidore in Cockey's Hand.</p>
<p>Guy. No, - it was in Baker's Hand; but you were all Four together. Wager was Arrested for Debt; he got from the Bailiffs and was conceal'd at my House, but that was some Time before I saw this young Man. [Horsenail]</p>
<p>Wager. Why Horsenail used to bring me Money, while I was conceal'd at your House.</p>
<p>Guy. Yes, - he used to come to my House when Wager was conceal'd, - but I never saw him before he came to Wager. Eadey brought him to my House.</p>
<p>Horsenail. Call
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<p>Q. You are the Keeper of the Turnpike?</p>
<p>Tow. Yes, I keep Battle-bridge Turnpike.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the Prisoners at the Bar?</p>
<p>Tow. Yes, my Lord, I have known one of them a pretty many Years; the other I have but a small Knowledge of.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember whether you let the 2 Prisoners and Horsenail and Eadey, thro' your Turnpike about the Time of Barnet Races.</p>
<p>Tow. I can't remember a particular Day - I cannot remember to have seen them come thro' together in my Life, Horsenail would have persuaded me that I have. I have seen Baker come thro' on Horseback by himself, but I don't know that I have ever seen them together.</p>
<p>Q. About July or August last have not you seen them come through a little Distance from one another.</p>
<p>Tow. Not to my Knowledge.</p>
<p>Horsenail. Please to ask him if he did not speak to Baker the Time that Mr. Lewis was robb'd, and if he did not say he was sorry for our Way of living.</p>
<p>Tow. Not to my Rememberance; I don't remember I did.</p>
<p>Horsenail. Did not we meet you next Sunday Morning at the King's-Arms and Black-Mare? And did not Baker tell you of it?</p>
<p>Tow. Not in my Hearing.</p>
<p>Q. You Turnpike Keepers, often know that Men travel the Roads for these wicked Purposes, and conceal them.</p>
<p>Horsenail. You have known me these 2 Years, tho' not in this Way.</p>
<p>Tow. I never Drank with you.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-14-person138"> James Barnes
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I am Headborough, and took Horsenail the 25th of October (on Suspicion of another Robbery) at Sir John Oldcastle's. I brought him to the Vine Tavern, and took a Pistol out of his Pocket, and my Assistants found another upon him. I taxed him with being concerned in some Robberies, and he said, if I would use him well, and carry him before a Magistrate, he would discover his Accomplices. When he was before Justice Midford he made his Information, and I got Horses and Assistance and went directly to Epping-Forrest; where according to his Instructions I searched 2 Barns for Baker and Cockey; and going thro' a Field to search another, I met Baker, and the Landlord of the House, to which the Barn belongs coming down the Field, about half a Mile from King's-Oak. I kick'd up his Heels, and took from him a Pistol, a Blunderbuss and a Dagger. My Companions seiz'd his Landlord, but he got from them, and is run away. I asked Baker where Cockey was, and he inform'd us, he was in the Barn, about 10 yards from the Place where we took him. The Barn-door was Lock'd, but I threw it off the Hinges; we search'd about, and in the Rafters over the Horses, there we found Cockey cover'd with the Hay. We brought him down and Hand-cuff'd him. Baker then asked if Horsenail was taken, and one of the Company told him yes; upon that Wager quarrell'd with Baker, and ask'd what Business he had to Betray him. But D - n me, said he, I don't care, we shall both be Jamm'd together. Twas as much as we could
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080013"/> do to get Wager Home, though I made a Man ride behind him, for he was very unruly, pulling the Horse about, making Motions with his Hands at every Body that it came near him, as if he was firing a Pistol, crying Phoo! Baker was very quiet, and only said that Horsenail was a Rogue, and deserved to be hang'd as much (or as well) as they did; but Cockey was very uneasy, and curs'd and swore bitterly, on the Road, and when we got to Town, the Mob was so great that I could not carry him directly to the Justices for fear of a Rescue, so I got them with much Difficulty to New-Prison, and the next Morning the Justice went to the Prison and examined them there, what they said upon their Examination I know not, for they were examined before I came down. Mr. Lewis, and I, and Baker, afterwards drank a Pint of Wine by ourselves, and Baker said to Mr. Lewis, I know I am a dead Man, for I had your Silver Moidore, 'tis now gone to be guilded, but if the Man that has it don't give it you, I'll have him punished. He own'd to us that he was the Man that cry'd Hey! and that Mr. Lewis cry'd Hallo!. He told us likewise that he had said to Horsenail, he would not have Mr. Lewis robb'd, because he knew him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he own to you who was in Company?</p>
<p>Barnes. Yes; he said Wager, and Horsenail, and Eadey, were in Company together. When I went to this Guy's House, he confess'd they all had been together, and had often lain at his House; and told us, that Cockey Wager had done so many audacious Things, that he had forbid him his House.</p>
<p>C. The Gentlemen in the Commission will prevent his keeping a Publick House to harbour Highwaymen.</p>
<p>Wager. I had been up by Four o'Clock that Morning, to get betimes to Waltham Market; when I came back I was weary, and went up to rest me on the Hay, but about 8 o'Clock I was surpriz'd, hearing a Noise in the Field, and hearing them breaking the Door; so I got up, and said, what is it you want? D - n you, we want you, and we'll shoot you through the Head. I had no Arms, and came down directly</p>
<p>Barnes. When I took him down and hand-cuff'd him, he swore at Baker and d - n'd his Blood, and told him if he had his Arms, and had been at Liberty, he would have drove us all to the Devil</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-14-person139"> Owen Griffith
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person139" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Barnes and I had a Warrant to apprehend Horsenail on Suspicion of a Robbery; so we took him and carried him to the Vine-Tavern, and afterwards to Justice Midford, there he made a Discovery of several Robberies, and among the rest, of this Fact, in which he said Wager, Baker, and Eadey, were concern'd. He told us where we might find Wager and Baker if we went directly. We set out between 11 and 12 at Night, there was Barnes, and I, and
<persName id="t17361208-14-person140"> Thomas Rose
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person140" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and one Garland. According to our Directions we went to the Waggon-and-Horses by Hound's-Field near Endfield-Wash, and from thence to this Barn, where, if we found such and such Horses, we might depend upon the Prisoners being there If we found them not here, we were to go to one Howlet's, near King's-Oak. We put up our Horses at the King's-Oak, and were directed to the Barn, the People telling us if we went early in the Morning, we should certainly find them there, but if we were not upon them betimes, they would be gone to rob the Butchers on Rumford Road. We came to the Field where the Barn stood, and saw Baker coming down with his Landlord. Barnes went up to Baker and seized him, but the Landlord got away. Barnes took a Dagger out of his Breast, and one or two Pistols out of his Pocket. We ask'd where Cockey was; by G - d, says he, he's in the Barn. We search'd a Hay-Mow that was in the Barn, and God forgive me, I swore bitterly all the Time. Over the Horses there were some Poles laid, and a Truss or two of Hay upon them; here I search'd but could not find him. Barnes swore, and said, go up on the other Place; I did, as soon as I got up, he (Cockey) cry'd out for Mercy. But I have over-shot myself; my Lord, I should have told you, that Horsenail having informed us that Baker carried a Blunderbuss about him, we ask'd him for it, and he told us it was on his Right Side in a Pocket, and there we found it. There were some Expressions dropp'd, as if Horsenail was a Rogue, and deserv'd to be hang'd.</p>
<p>Q. Was Wager angry with Baker for betraying him?</p>
<p>Griffith Yes, he call'd him Dog, I think, and said, if he had had Baker's Arms, he would not have been taken. He might say something likewise of being jamm'd together, but I did not take Notice of it. We had a very hard Struggle with the Mob to get them to Prison. Justice Midford came to examine them in Goal, but as he had been there a considerable Time before I came, I can give no particular Account of their Examinations, but Baker afterwards desired to speak with Barnes by himself, and the Discourse that
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080014"/> passed between them was much as Barnes has related, for I listen'd at the Door, and heard all that passed.</p>
<p>Baker. I never said I was concerned in this Robbery, for I knew nothing of it; and Mr. Lewis said before the Justice, that he did not know me.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-14-person141"> Benjamin Garland
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Past 12 o'Clock, between the 25th and 26th of October last, Barnes, Griffiths, and Rose, came to my Bed-side and told me I must get up, they had something for me to do which would be for my Good. I went with them to Waltham-Abbey and to King's-Oak As we were going to this Barn, we met Baker and his Land-lord in the Field. Barnes seiz'd Baker, and took from him a Pistol, a Hanger, and a Blunderbuss. Baker told us Cockey was in the Barn; we search'd the Hay, and thrust the Hanger into it; at last I perceiv'd him to stir, and I cry'd out, Here he is! and Griffths got up and took him. As we were bringing them to the King's Oak, Wager said, D - n you, you Dog (to Baker) could you not be content to be hang'd, without me, and called him very scurvilous Names; but if I am hang'd, says he, I have the Pleasure of having you hanged with me. Baker only shook his Head, and gave him no scurvilous Language again.</p>
<p>Wager. I am sure I behaved myself very indecently, - decently I mean, and what they all say is entirely false As soon as they had taken us they said, now there was 280 l for us; and one of them said, he would get himself a Marshal's-Court Officer's Place with his Part of the Money.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17361208-14-person142"> Thomas Rose
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<interp inst="t17361208-14-person142" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Barnes and Griffiths came to my House to be informed how they might take Horsenail, for he liv'd just over-against my House; I knew he was at Home, so we watch'd for him and took him. Eadey and Wager us'd to come to and from Horsenail's Lodgings frequently. I was at the taking of Baker by Horsenail's Directions; and after we had taken the Hanger and the Pistol from him, we asked for a Blunderbuss, which Horsenail told us he generally carried about him; he readily told us it was in his Great Coat Pocket, and there we found it. Wager curs'd and swore bitterly all the Way we brought him along, d - ning Baker for a cowardly Dog, and telling him if he had his Arms, he would have made a devilish Sweep among us. One of our Company asked him, whether that would not have been a very barbarous Crime? No, says Wager, 'tis all one for that, I could but have been hang'd.</p>
<p>Wager. I liv'd with Mr. Howlet seven Weeks, he is a Butcher, and he bid me get up that Morning and dress the Goods for Waltham Market, when I had done I was a-tyr'd, so I got up in the Hay-Loft to sleep; these Fellows came in, and said, G - d d - n you, if you speak a Word, we'll shoot you through the Head; I told them they were welcome to lay hold of me, so I surrendred and went very peaceably with them to New Prison. As to what they have said about my cursing Baker, with humble Submission, there's none of them lives in Credit; Rose keeps a bad House, and the others are Black-Guards. I hope your Lordship will consider what they have said. I have no Witnesses now, they were all here Yesterday.</p>
<p>Q. And did not you yourself desire Yesterday to have your Trial put off untill this Morning?</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-14-off70 t17361208-14-crimeloc75"/> before 8 in the Morning, I was stopp'd by the two Prisoners at the Bar, they had Pistols in their Hands, and demanded my Money, and bid me be quick. I put my Hand in my Pocket and gave them ten or twelve Shillings, and said, if they must have it, there it was. I kept Six-pence in my Right Hand, and desired them to leave me that to pay the Turnpike. I am positive to the two Prisoners, for I look'd at them four or five Times, and they did not check me. Cockey took the Money, I delivered it into his Hands, and Baker, when I ask'd for the Six-pence, said, well, well, let him have it. They d - n'd me, and said, I had not given them all, so they searched my Breeches and my Fob, and then they rid away; I am sure I carried the Thoughts of them in my Mind ever since, for they are very notify'd. When they rode off, Baker said, d - n you, don't tell any Body that you have been robbed, for if you do, the very next Time I meet you, I will shoot you; but I rode not above half Way over the Common, before I told the People I met, that I had been robb'd; I thought I should know them again, and the Moment I saw them in New - Prison, I was sure they were the Men.</p>
<p>Wager. I never robb'd that Man throughout the whole Course of my Life.</p>
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<p>Horsenail informed the Court, that Mr. Atkins and Mr. Lucas had been with him, since he was taken into Custody, and had solicited him to swear against one Birch, whom they had taken at Gravesend; that they had made use of Promises and Threats to induce him to do it: Upon which the Court ordered Mr. Atkins into Custody; but he was the same Day admitted to Bail.</p> </div1>
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<p>18.
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<p>19, 20.
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<p>The Prisoner, Thomas Loveridge, desired the Court to acquit his Mother; he should be obliged to them if they would, and assured them she was innocent. Thomas
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<p>21.
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<p>Mr. Phillipson. On the 8th or 9th of November, Mr. Emmerson shew'd me the two Sugar Loaves in our Compting House, which he said were sold for 6 d. per lb. They were brought by Mr. Smith of St. Paul's Church yard, and being apprehensive that they were ours, and that they had been stolen, he brought them down to us. We enquired the next Day after one Mrs. Fowles, who had sold these two Sugar-Loaves; I went with a Constable to her House in Carter-Lane. I searched, and found nothing; then I asked her about these Sugar-Loaves, which (I was informed ) she had sold to one Middleton, and by Middleton to Mr. Smith; and I asked her likewise, whether she had not sold Sugar-Loaves to one Humphries, at the Sugar Loaf in Fleet-Street, a Publick House; she said she had seen Sugar-Loaves come into Humphries's House. Upon this I got a Search-Warrant, and went there; I asked him if he would let me search his House; he said, with all his Heart. We went up and search'd and I found 59 Loaves, which I can say are the Property of Sir
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<interp inst="t17361208-18-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Mr. Emmerson, for I know them by the Marks, some have T T. and some have C, upon them, and some have other Marks; but I knew them all. I told Humphries they were dishonestly come by, and asked them whence he had them? He said, he had them of
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<interp inst="t17361208-18-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I told him he would stand a nasty Chance if he did not produce this Powel, and you will be prosecuted yourself. He told me Powel would be there that Evening. I said, I would attend his coming: But as I was going home, I remembered I had left my Handkerchief behind me, and returning to enquire for it, while I was there Powel came into the Yard; I asked him how he came by the Loaves he had sold Humphries; he said, very honestly. Says Humphries, you told me they were the Perquisites of several Boilers. After many Words, he confess'd he had them of the Prisoner Windsor, our Boiler, but he said he bought them of him, and paid him for them. I ordered the Constable to carry him to the Baptist's-Head Tavern, and I sent for Mr. Emmerson; I cannot say what pass'd between Mr. Emmerson and him, but by what pass'd I saw that Windsor was concerned, and had confess'd it. About Six o'Clock at Night Sir William's Son. and I went again to the Tavern, and then Windsor call'd us out into the Yard, and said, he had
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<p>Mr.
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<interp inst="t17361208-18-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When we were at the Baptist's-Head, Windsor desired to speak with Mr. Phillipson and me, by ourselves: we went out with him into the Yard, and he told us he had wrong'd the best of Masters, that the old Fellow had ruin'd him; and at Woodstreet-Compter he begg'd we would be favourable to him. Then I went to Powel, and press'd him to tell the Truth; he confess'd he never had any Sugar of any other, that he had receiv'd all from Windsor, and had deliver'd them all to Humphries; he said he gave Windsor 2 s. 6 d. a Loaf, and sold them to Humperies for 2 s. 8 d.</p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-18-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner Powel has us'd my House every Day these two Years. About six Months ago he brought some Sugar-Loaves to my House (I keep the Sugar Loaf Alehouse in Fleet street) and he asked me to buy them. He told me they were the Perquisities of Boilers, that he sold them for them, and got some little Matter by them himself. I took him for an honest Man, and bought several of him, and gave him 6 d. a lb. We always weigh'd them at a Chandler's Shop in Bride-Lane. After this I got them for a Guinea every seven Loaves, and seven Loaves generally weigh'd 46 or 47 lb. sometimes 48 or 49 lb. sometimes he told me he brought them from Whitechapel, and (says he) 'tis a very great Way. He told me I might have a Quantity of them for ready Money, as many of them as I would, and I did intend to go about them as they came so cheap, but Business prevented we.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you where you was to have them?</p>
<p>Humphries. I did intend to ask him, and did resolve to go.</p>
<p>Q. Did he name any Person he had them from?</p>
<p>Humphries. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did he never name Windsor?</p>
<p>Humphries. No, he only said he had them from Boilers as their Perquisites. After he was apprehended, I said to him, You Villain, you have deceiv'd me, you have done a pretty Piece of Work; at last he confess'd he had them from Windsor. We all went to the Baptist's-Head about three or four o'Clock, and Windsor was brought thither too. Windsor cry'd out, Oh! that I should be so bewitch'd! surely the Devil and old Powel bewitch'd me, that I should wrong the best of Masters! I! that have had a Sufficiency to live upon with them - ! Powel heard this, and I call'd him old Villain! and old Rogue!, but he simper'd and smil'd. - Why says he, do you take me to be a Rogue! why did not you tell me a Lye, when you told me they were brought from White-chapel, says I. Yes, says he, I did. For what End, says I. For a Colour, says he. Oh! says I, 'tis a very fine Colour indeed. I ask'd him afterwards the same Question, and he made the same Answer.</p>
<p>Q. What would have been the Price of Sugar, if you had bought it out of the Shops?</p>
<p>Humphries. As I am on my Oath, I did not know, till the Day the Warrant came out against Fowkes and myself.</p>
<p>Q. How many Loaves had you of Powel?</p>
<p>Humphries. I had at several Times fifty-nine and sixty-three, and I sold them again for 6 d. per Pound.</p>
<p>Q. When you bought them for a Guinea every seven Loaves, and those Loaves weigh'd but 48 lb. that was not above 3 s. Profit; had you no more Gain upon them?</p>
<p>Humphries. I never made any Thing private; I sold them in Publick, and Powel brought them in through the Tap-House, he would not come through the House, because he would not look like a Porter.</p>
<p>Q. Did you tell People how you came by them?</p>
<p>Humphries. Yes, every Body; I told them I had them of Powel, and that he had something for selling them for the Sugar-Boilers.</p>
<p>Q. How many had you from Powel in all?</p>
<p>Humphries. In six Months I believe I have had 471; I believe it is six Months since I began to buy of him. Some I bought at 6 d. per lb.
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<p>Q. This Man was the proper Person to have been prosecuted.</p>
<p>Sir
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<interp inst="t17361208-18-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When the Prisoners were taken up, Windsor begg'd for Mercy, and confessed he had sold our Loaves to Powel. I asked Powel what he gave for them, and he told me 2 s. 6 d. or 3 s. a-piece: I said, surely you may remember the Price, and at last he said it was but 2 s. 6 d. and that he had 2 d a-piece for carrying them In the Compter. Windsor said, he he had never sold Powel above fifty Loaves: says I, Powel charges you with a greater Number. He said if he did, it was not Fact. Then I went to the other Compter to examine Powel. Justice Harwood was with me, and examining him closely, he said, he had given Windsor 18 d. a Loaf, and had sold them for 3 s.</p>
<p>Q. When he said he had bought them for Half a Crown a Loaf, did he speak to any particular Number?</p>
<p>Sir William Chapman. No, he only spoke in general; and the second Time, when he said he had given 18 d. and sold them for 3 s. the Words were general. He said he gave Half a Guinea for seven Loaves, and 9 s. for six.</p>
<p>Mr. Emmerson. I desired to know the Truth of the Matter; and when Powel begg'd for Mercy, I said, if he would be ingenuous and tell the Truth, Mr. Chapman would indulge him, and he might have Mercy. Upon that he confessed he had sold above an Hundred to Humphries, and that he had them all from Windsor, and gave him 18 d. a-piece for them.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mr. Chapman present, when you made these Promises of Mercy to him?</p>
<p>Mr. Emmerson. Yes, and he did not contradict them.</p>
<p>Windsor's Defence,</p>
<p>Sir. William Chapman. When this Thing was discovered, we were all amaz'd, for we thought Windsor a very honest Fellow; nay, we had such an Opinion for him, that when we left working at some of our Sugar-Houses, and consequently reduc'd the Number of Hands which we employ'd, we turn'd away an old Servant, and put him into his Place at this Bake-House at Paul's-Wharf.</p>
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<p>Powel's Defence.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-18-person192" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Lord Palmeston's Steward, my Lord is at Bath, he would have appear'd in Mr. Powel's Behalf himself, but he ordered me to appear for him He liv'd many Years in my Lord's Service as his Butler, and had the Custody of all the Plate, and we never had any the least Reason to mistrust him. He has left our Service between nine or ten Years; he is still made very welcome whenever he comes to our House, and needed not to have left my Lord's Service had it not been his own Fault. He is about 75 or 76 Years old, and imagin'd himself uncapable of doing Business as he formerly had done.</p>
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<p>27.
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<interp inst="t17361208-22-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . November 27, between 10 and 2 in the Morning, I was going Home with my Team, and was loaden with Manure for my Land; Owen and the rest of the Prisoners came up, and violently unhook'd the Horse from the rest, saying they would have one of my Horses. I lay'd hold of Owen, and call'd out to the Bellman (who happened to be going his Round) to come to my Assistance: after he came up, the other Prisoners fell upon me and beat me with their Fists and with Sticks, because I would not part with my Horse. Allen, Addison, Spicer, Roberts, and Owen, were all together in the Fact. I was over-power'd by them, and they had got
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<interp inst="t17361208-22-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was doing my Duty, and hearing a Quarrel, I came up to see what was the Matter, and I found the Prisoners had got one of the Man's Horses, and were carrying him away by Force. We had them all before the Justice, and there they pretended they had an Act of Parliament for what they had done.</p>
<p>Q. At two o'Clock in the Morning they were carrying the Man's Horse away by Vertue of an Act of Parliament! Do you imagine they would have gone off with him, if you had not come up?</p>
<p>Huntley. Yes.</p>
<p>Another Witness. I was there at the same Time; when I came up they were all struggling about the Horse. I bid Owen let the Horse alone; he said, ask no Questions, I will have him, but thro' Assistance, we got him again.</p>
<p>Owen. We had an Act of Parliament to take Horses, and were encouraged by a Justice of Peace. We condemn'd a Horse before Justice Exeter, but a Day or two before.</p>
<p>- Canes. There was no more than six Horses, and because I assisted the Farmer, they beat me till I was all over Blood.</p>
<p>Second Indictment.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17361208-22-person231" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost a Black Stone-Horse the same Morning about one o'Clock; I had six Horses in my Team, and a loose Horse which I rode upon, but he had a Collar and Chains upon him. Owen got upon his Back, and said he would knock my Brains out if I would not let him go off. My Neighbour's Waggon coming by, they took a Horse from him, but as they were overpowered, I got mine again, but they had led him quite away. I can swear to all the five Prisoners, there was six of them in all, one Kimpton was with them, but he is got off.</p>
<p>Canes. I heard the Sticks fly about and I went to assist my Master. Owen
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<p>Another Witness. I drove the Waggon, and swear there were no more than six Horses in the Team: All the Prisoners were there.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Smith I was call'd up early in the Morning some People who pretended to take Horses from Waggons drawn with seven Horses; several Neighbours testify'd these were drawn but with six. They had beat the People very much, and would have sworn the Waggons were drawn with seven Horses; but as People of Credit had sworn there were but six, I did not think proper to give them their Oaths, and committed the Prisoners for an Assault.</p>
<p>Q. By what Authority did you do all this?</p>
<p>Owen. By an Act of Parliament.</p>
<p>The Act was read, which enacts, That if any Seizure or Distress is made on Persons travelling with more than six Horses, the Horse so seiz'd shall be deliver'd into the Hands of the Constable nearest the Place where such Seizure is made, safely to be kept till the Person or Persons, who made such Distress, prove the Offence before a Justice of the Peace, who is empower'd (on Proof of the Offence) to order the Delivery of the Horse or Horses so seiz'd, for the Use of the Distrainer.</p>
<p>Bickerstaff. I was going with Manure to my own Grounds.</p>
<p>Oakley I was loaded with Deals and other Things.</p>
<p>Bickerstaff. Mine was not a hired Waggon, and had no more than six Horses.</p>
<p>Canes. It was our Desire that the Horses should be deliver'd to the Bellman.</p>
<p>Huntley. The Owners of the Horses did desire it, but the Prisoners were for carrying them away. All
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<p>Q. How do you know the Prisoner to be the Woman?</p>
<p>Lyon. The Lamps gave a good Light, and I followed the Man and she too into the House.</p>
<p>Q. And did these two People who had robb'd you, suffer you to follow them into a House?</p>
<p>Lyon. The Man struggled very hard against my coming into the House; but the Landlord said - let the Gentleman come in: So I went in, and he asked me if I would please to go up Stairs and drink a Bottle of China Ale, and have a pretty Girl. The House is not above 20 or 30 Rods from the Place where I was robb'd, and the Landlord is a Rabbit Man.</p>
<p>Q. So the Man that robb'd you, let you follow him into the House; is this the Case?</p>
<p>Lyon. That is the Case; and that is the Woman that took my Money.</p>
<p>Q. So the Man and the Woman that robb'd you, went into the Rabbit-House, and you followed them into the Rabbit-House.</p>
<p>Lyon. Yes; and I saw four Men and four Women there, so I was glad to get out again; but I went and got a Constable and took them</p>
<p>The Constable. He came to me and said he was robb'd between Smithfield Bars and Charter-house-Lane, and gave the same Account of the Fact, and of what he lost. He desired me to go to this Rabbit House, but I told him there was a Constable and a Headborough lived on each side of the House, and it would be better for him to get either of them to go with him: He desired I would go, and at last I went with him; but going down the Lane, he catch'd hold of the Prisoner and charged me with her. Upon this, Pendall the Rabbit-Man came up, and bid him let the Woman go Did not you come into my House, says he, and drink a Bottle of China Ale? And did not I give you 3 d. out of your Shilling? But at last Pendall said he would give the Prosecutor what he had lost, if I would discharge the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. If he was so positive to the Man and the Woman, why did not he take you to the House, and charge you with the Man?</p>
<p>Constable. The Man was gone, he said.</p>
<p>Q. Pray Mr. Lyon who are you? Have you any Persons here to give an Account of you when you come to take a Life away, and entitle your self to 14 l. I expect something more than this Story.</p>
<p>Defence. This Lyon turn'd upon me in the Street, and pull'd me by the Sleeve, so we came down together to the Rabbit-House, and went up Stairs together; we had a Bottle of China Ale, and I had no more from him than a Groat all but a Farthing. He swears this against me because I would not oblige him, - no says I, if you give me 3 d. three Farthings to make a Whore of, I will keep it to make my self honest</p>
<p>Q. Here, Lyon, was not you in Drink at this Time?</p>
<p>Lyon. No; tis well known I was not I had been at Supper at Mr. Gardner's, at the White-Horse in Castle Alley: I was not up Stairs with her at all.
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<p>39, 40, 41.
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<p>Mrs. Goddard I lost a Piece of stripp'd Cotton, and a Piece of Check, Oct. 7, the Value of them is about 4 s</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-27-off165 t17361208-27-crimeloc154"/>. The three Prisoners and I had attempted it several times; but at last we found an Opportunity to do it; for about Seven or Eight o'Clock at Night I lifted up the Sash and took out the Check. I was not content with that, so we all return'd and fetch'd
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<interp inst="t17361208-27-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Coachman. I was waiting in the Street for Capt. Powel, and fell asleep in the Bottom of my Coach; when I 'wak'd, my Coat was gone from off my Coach-Box. I was inform'd by a Lad that Pell and this Evidence had been lurking about the Coach, so I pursued them and took Pell, and about a Week afterwards Cook was taken, and he made himself an Evidence and discover'd this Robbery.</p>
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<p>Gerrard Pell and
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<p>42.
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<p>Cook. Pell and
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-27-off165 t17361208-27-crimeloc161"/>, and she knew it to be stole. We asked her two Guineas for it, but she said she would give but one for it, because it would cost her something to melt it down, and she should have a good deal of Trouble to make away with it. I gave a Man that us'd to deal with her in this Way, Half a Crown to shew me where she liv'd. I had been at
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<p>Dickins. I had a Direction from Cook, where this Woman liv'd; so I took two Friends, one of them is a Constable, and we went in and called for a Pint of Beer (she
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<p>Field. Field is none of my Name, and as for that Fellow, I never saw him in my Life. Cook the Evidence came to my House, and ask'd for
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<p>N. B. We are oblig'd for want of Room, to omit several remarkable Trials, which will be publish'd on Friday next; among others, are the remarkable Trials of
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<interp inst="t17361208-27-person286" type="given" value="Philip"/>
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<interp inst="t17361208-27-person287" type="given" value="Rachel"/>
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<interp inst="t17361208-27-person288" type="given" value="Charles"/>
<interp inst="t17361208-27-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; and other curious Trials largely taken, and too many to mention here.</p>
<p>Note. Whoever shall presume to print these TRIALS, will be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080021"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SESSIONS of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, FOR THE City of LONDON, AND County of MIDDLESEX, ON</p>
<p>Wednesday the 8th, Thursday the 9th, Friday the 10th, Saturday the 11th, and Monday the 13th of December, 1736, in the 11th Year of his MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>Being the First SESSIONS in the Mayoralty of the Right Hon. Sir JOHN THOMPSON, Knt. Lord-Mayor of the City of LONDON, in the Year 1736.</p>
<p>NUMBER I. PART II.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed for J. ROBERTS, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane M,DCC,XXXVII.</p>
<p>(Price Six-Pence.)</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="173612080022"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, For the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p> </div1>
<p>WHERE are the People who are to prove you are a Woman of Reputation?</p>
<p>Dickins. When we got into the House, we found Men half drunk, and others half naked in some of the Rooms; and in others we saw several lying drunk together in a terrible Pickle.</p>
<p>The Brewer and a Butcher, and one of her Customers appeared to her Character. Pell and Lowder
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>43.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>44.
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<p>45.
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<p>46.
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<interp inst="t17361208-32-verdict191" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d. </rs> </p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>48.
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<interp inst="t17361208-33-off193" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing three Pewter Plates, value 2 s. </rs> the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17361208-33-verdict195" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d. </rs> </p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>49.
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<interp inst="t17361208-34-off197" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a black Crape Gown, value 4 s. </rs> the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17361208-34-verdict199" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>50.
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<interp inst="t17361208-35-defend321" type="given" value="Mary"/>
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<interp inst="t17361208-35-off200" type="offenceSubcategory" value="burglary"/> breaking and entering the House of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-35-off200 t17361208-35-victim323"/> </persName> , about the Hour of Twelve at Night, and stealing a Horseman's Coat, value 10 s. a Close body'd Coat, value 10 s. two Waistcoats, value 20 s. a Pair of Breeches, value 18 d. three Linnen Sheets, value 3 s. a Table-cloth, value 1 s. and other Things </rs>,
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<interp inst="t17361208-35-verdict202" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>, Felony.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>51.
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<interp inst="t17361208-36-off204" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two Linnen Shirts, value 5 s. and a Basket, value 1 s. the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17361208-36-verdict206" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>, Felony.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>52.
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<interp inst="t17361208-37-off208" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing 6 cambrick Handkerchiefs, value 10 s. 60 oz. of brass Weights, value 2 s. 6d, the Goods of
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<interp inst="t17361208-37-victim332" type="given" value="Wells"/>
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<interp inst="t17361208-37-victim336" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
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<interp inst="t17361208-37-verdict210" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t17361208-37-verdict210" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder5s"/> Guilty 4 s. 10 d. </rs> </p>
<p>He was a 2d, time indicted for
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<interp inst="t17361208-37-off211" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a copper Kitchen, value 30 s. </rs> the Goods of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17361208-37-off211 t17361208-37-cd212"/>.
<rs id="t17361208-37-verdict213" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17361208-37-verdict213" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.</p>
<p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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