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<p>13, 14.
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<interp inst="t17380113-11-victim114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , in the King's Highway, putting her in Fear, and taking from her a Hoop-Petticoat, value 2 s. 6 d. </rs>
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<p>Isabel Coates. The 27th of December I was going from
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17380113-11-off68 t17380113-11-crimeloc65"/>, between 2 and 3 in the Morning, and I met the Prisoners at the Bar; one of them laid hold of the Hoop I had in my Hand, and told me I had stole it; I thought they would murder me, so I cry'd out, but Margets held my Head in his Bosom to prevent the Noise; then they threw me down in the Kennel and ran away, I ran after them, and Margets seeing me pursue them, came back and pretended to assist me, and I gave him good Words to get him to the Watch-house; by these good Words I got him near the Watch-house, then I collar'd him, and called a Watchman to take Charge of him, for he was the Fellow that held me while the others robbed me. This was a little Way from the Watch-house in Brick-Lane. Margets at first denied the Fact, but he afterwards confessed it, and he owned it likewise before the Justice. I am very positive to them both.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Wroth. Ifield sent me a Letter, and begged he might come and make his Information before me. While he was in Goal, the other Prisoner Margets (who was likewise taken) desired he might make his Information too.</p>
<p>Middlesex, to wit. The Examination of
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<p>Who says, '' That on Tuesday Morning, the '' 27th of December, between 2 and 3 o'Clock, '' he, with
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<interp inst="t17380113-11-person116" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and one Barnet, stopp'd '' a Woman in Brick-Lane, and took from her a '' Hoop-Petticoat, which she had under her '' Arm, &c. - Dated Jan. 3.</p>
<p>The rest of the Information related to other Facts.</p>
<p>Middlesex, to wit. The Examination of
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<p>Who says, '' That about 2 or 3 o'Clock on '' Tuesday, the 27th of December, he, with William. '' Ifield, and a Person whose Name is unknown '' to this Deponent, stopped a Woman in '' Brick-Lane, and robbed her of a Hoop Coat, '' which she had under her Arm.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Wroth. They were both brought before me at the same Time, but I examin'd them separately.</p>
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<interp inst="t17380113-11-person119" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Margets was brought into the Watch-house the 27th of December, and he deny'd this Robbery; but as we were carrying him to New-Prison, he said if I would let him go, he would help the Woman to her Hoop again.</p>
<p>Margets. I took the Woman's Part, and came with her to the Watch-house; when we came there, she charged me with the Robbery. I was playing with some Bottles when the Woman was robbed. I never touch'd her</p>
<p>Ifield. He and I had been drinking, and we went out together. It was Barnet robbed the Woman.
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<p>They were a second Time indicted for
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<persName id="t17380113-11-victim120" type="victimName"> Samuel Puden
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<interp inst="t17380113-11-victim120" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , about 2 in the Night, and stealing three Holland Shirts, value 12 s. four Shirts, value 10 s. two Aprons, value 2 s. a Diaper Clout, value 6 d. a Linnen Handkerchief, value 6 d and a Loyn of Veal, and other Things </rs>.
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<p>Samuel Puden. Between 2 and 3 in the Morning of Christmas-Day, my House was broke open, the Pin of the Window was pulled out, and the window-Shutter was taken down. The 2 Prisoners both owned the Fact, and signed their Confessions. I can't swear to the Prisoners, but I lost all the Things mentioned in the Indictment, and I heard them confess they broke into my House and stole them.</p>
<p>Mr. Justice Wroth proved the Confessions, and deposed, that two Prisoners signed them at their own Desires.</p>
<p>Their Confessions were read in Court, and the Prisoners having nothing to say in their Defence, the Jury found them
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