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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174012040001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SESSIONS of PEACE, Oyer and Terminer, FOR THE CITY of LONDON, AND County of MIDDLESEX, ON
<p>THURSDAY the 4th, FRIDAY the 5th, SATURDAY the 6th, MONDAY the 8th, and TUESDAY the 9th of December.</p>
<p>In the 14th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, BEING THE First SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY OF THE</p>
<p>Right Honourable Humphry Parsons, Esq; LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.</p>
<p>For the YEAR 1741.</p>
<p>NUMBER 1.</p>
<p>Printed for J. ROBERTS, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane. MDCCXLI .</p>
<p>[Price SIX-PENCE]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174012040002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE</p>
<p>Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, For the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Rt. Honourable HUMPHRY PARSONS, Esq; Lord-Mayor of the City of London; the Right Honourable the Lord Chief Justice WILLES, Mr. Justice CHAPELL, Mr.
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<interp inst="f17401204-1-person2" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Knt. Recorder of the City of London, Mr. Serjeant URLIN, Esq; Deputy-Recorder, and other his Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer for the City of London, and Justices of Goal-Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Mr. Barker. On the 4th of Nov. I saw three Pieces of Goods which I believe to be mine, at Mr. Hook's a Mercer in St. Martins le-Grand ; I desired to know how he came by them, and he inform'd me he had them from Elliot, who had been his Neighbour. The next Morning I was sent for to the Baptist's-Head in Milk-street, where Elliot own'd that he bought the Goods of the Prisoner. The Prisoner had serv'd us as a Porter, and when he was taken, he confessed that he had robb'd us of all the Goods mention'd in the Indictment, and directed us to go to his House for the 20 Yards of Garlix, which we found accordingly.</p>
<p>Mr. Ravenhill. I saw three Pieces, a black Callimancoe, a brown Stuff, and a wash'd Garlix, at Mr. Hook's, which I knew to be mine. The Prisoner acknowledg'd the Fact, and told us where the Garlix might be found.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-1-person35" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Elliot brought a Piece of blue Mantua to my House, and as he was a Neighbour I bought it of him; he afterwards brought some Silver Ducape, and ask'd me 4 s. a Yard for it, I then had a Suspicion of it, for I knew that most of the Trade gave more, but I bought that likewise, and then sent for the Person who makes these Goods, and by his Means I found out the Prosecutors: I desir'd Elliot, that I might better fix the Thing, to bring me more Goods, he did so, and among them this Callimancoe, and the brown Stuff, which Mr. Barker believed to be his. When Elliot was asked about these Goods, he owned that he bought them of the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-1-person37" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I bought some Goods of Elliot, and gave him a Market Price for them. He was a Neighbour, and bore a good Character, otherwise I should not have bought them. I can't tell what Business he follows, he keeps a sort of a Warehouse for Linnen I believe.</p>
<p>Mr. Sawbridge. I was at the Baptist's-Head with the Prosecutors, Hook and Elliot; the Prisoner was sent for, and acknowledg'd that he had sold these Goods to Elliot, and that he had robb'd his Master ever since 1739.
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<p>Prisoner. There were several Men in the Field, and I did not know but they might be Rogues; so I cock'd the Pistol in my own Defence.</p>
<p>Richard Hall. The Prosecutor told me he had been robb'd, so I charg'd a couple of Guns, and I and my Man went to the Field where this Robbery had been committed. I saw three Men in the Field, and the Prosecutor was immediately wounded in the Neck by one of them. The Prisoner was taken as he was getting over a Hedge with a Pistol cock'd in his Hand, his Coat turn'd, and his Wig in his Pocket. We found a Bayonet, and two Hats in the Place, one of which the Prisoner own'd to be his.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-2-person44" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was desir'd by the Prosecutor to assist in taking the Prisoner. I took another Man with me, and we went one Way into the Field, and Collier and Hall another; as soon as they got past the Gate, the Prisoner fired at Collier and wounded him: I saw the Fire fly, and immediately heard a crackling in the Hedge; I jump'd thro', and took the Prisoner with a Pistol leven'd at my Head.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I took him for a Thief, and did it in my own Defence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-2-person45" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I assisted the last Witness, and when Hall and Collier came through the Gate, a Pistol was fir'd, and presently we heard the Hedge crack; we immediately got through the Hedge, and Wood presented his Gun at the Prisoner, and swore if he did not surrender, he would blow his Brains out, he then yielded to us and we took this Pistol out of his Hand.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Intention was to go to Thistleworth , to see a Friend, and I was weary, so I enter'd this Field to rest myself, and just at that Moment this unhappy Affair happened. I was alone, and carried the Pistol for my own Defence.
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<p>Jury. Did he present the first Pistol at the Woman?</p>
<p>Moore . I can't say it was more to her than to me, for we were all three a-breast, and nobody was by, for it was a dark Night, and it rain'd very hard.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-6-person65" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the Prisoner and the Deceas'd married, in the middle of November, 1738, and since that Time, he has used her very ill. On the 10th of October last, he struck her on the left Side, and broke her Lip; the Tuesday after, he gave her a black Eye, and about a Week before she was kill'd, she told me, she was afraid Mr. Jackson would murder her. I charged him twice with using her ill, and he own'd it, and said, he would do so no more. I desired her to come from him, and she did so, but went to him again.</p>
<p>Mr. Macdonnal. I was with the Deceased about a Month , and then the Prisoner used to beat her, and knock her down with his Fist. One Time after he had beat her, he beat me out of the Room, because I told him he would murder her. He had a Hanger, and she us'd to hide it (she said) for fear he should kill her. On the Friday was sevennight , before the Murder, she was going to Mrs. Lee's, and he met her in the Entry, and asked her where she was going? he then struck her across the Nose, and made her bleed sadly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-6-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Deceased came to my House, the Friday Night before she was kill'd, and desired to lie there. She said she had been grosly abused by her Husband a long while, and she could not bear it; she then had two black Eyes, which she said were given her by the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Mr. Lewis, Surgeon. I inspected the Body of the Deceased, and found two Wounds, one on the Forehead, and the other on the upper Part of the Back, which was Mortal, and the Cause of her Death. It had penetrated through the Vertebre, and broke the Ribs. These Shot I took out of the Body, but there are a great many left behind; and I apprehend the Pistol must be held quite close to the Body, to make such a Wound as this; for which I have two Reasons; the first is, if the Pistol had been at some Distance from the Body, the Shot would have seperated, whereas they all went in at one Orifice: My other Reason is, because the Lips of the Wound were actually burnt with the Powder. I believe the Pistol must likewise be held upwards, for the Wound penetrated obliquely downwards, and I think it could not be under his Arm, but even with this Posture.</p>
<p>Mr. Colebroke, Surgeon, confirm'd the above Deposition.</p>
<p>A Witness. This is the Pistol which flash'd in the Pan; it is ten Inches in the Barrel, and loaded 8 Inches deep.</p>
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<p>The Morning before this happen'd, I was going out thinking to receive 30 l. and she went with me, but being disappointed of the Money, I took these Pistols out to Sell, and we went to my Mother's in Clarges-Street to Dinner. I went from thence when I had din'd, and left the Pistols with her, I came again, and as we were going along Piccadilly in our Way Home, it Rained, so I took her to a Tavern, and we dry'd ourselves by the Fire; she then wanted a Coach, and she said, as I had no Money she knew where to sell the Pistols, so I got a Coach, and she directed the Coachman where to stop; and as I was pulling one out of the Bag, it snapp'd, I took the other out by the Head, and that went off; I was quite stupid, and don't remember any Thing afterwards.</p>
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<p>Prisoner Coates. Ask him how much was divided?</p>
<p>Lilliston I think it was 4 s. a Piece, they gave me no more,</p>
<p>Prisoner Walker. Ask him whether we had any of the Money?</p>
<p>Lilliston. They sold the Pot as I understand, for 7 s. 6 d and the Warming Pot for 1 s 6 d. and they brought us but 6 s. for the Pot, and 1 s. for the other.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-9-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Constable of the Fleet Market, and hearing that a * Shop in the Market had been robb'd a I went to the Prisoner Laxton's Lodgings, to search for suspected Persons, I found a great many Goods in the Room, belonging to the Shop in the Market, and these Plates, Knives and Forks; the Evidence, Coates, Laxton, and Matthews were then there. I took Coates away, and he said he knew nothing of the Matter; I went back and took the Evidence, who was then a-bed, he told me of this House of Mr. Dixey's, and his Account of the Fact to me exactly agrees with what he has said now. I found a Pottage Pot, according to his Directions, in Water Lane, and the Prisoner Walker told me, where she had pawn'd the Funnel, the Box Iron and Heater, and said, they were brought in by the Prisoners. When Coates found that Lilliston was admitted an Evidence, he sent for me, and told me that he could make the most Discoveries, and would do it if he could be made an Evidence. This Chissel was brought to me by the Prisoner Laxton, before I carry'd Coates to the Lord-Mayor, and she said it was the same Chissel with which Coates broke the House.</p>
<p>* See the following Trial.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-9-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Laxton and Matthews brought a large Pot to my House, they asked 12 s. for it, and I gave them seven.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-9-person102" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live at Wilson's in Fleet-Lane, some Pewter was brought to our House about three Weeks ago, and I saw it behind the Counter, cover'd with a Sack, but who brought it I can't tell. The Prisoner Coates had 4 s. at our House, but I don't know what it was upon.</p>
<p>Boomer again. The Evidence put Nash into his Information, and several People being after him, he was taken and brought to me.</p>
<p>Coates. I know nothing of what he says; he is a vile Fellow, and says first one Thing, and then another.</p>
<p>Nash. I know nothing of him, nor the Affair; I never saw him above twice in my Life.</p>
<p>Walker. I know nothing of the Matter.</p>
<p>Laxton. I was fast asleep when they came in, and I never sold nothing for them in my Life.</p>
<p>Matthews. I never saw them three Times before they came in that Night.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174012040007"/>15. Thomas Coates, again , and
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<note>[Laxton, Matthews, Walker, Mickey, Newbury:Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17401204-13-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of October, about seven o'Clock at Night, the Prisoner met me on the other Side of Temple-Bar, and asked me the Way to Leicester-Fields. I had two Bundles with me, one on my Hand, and the other hanging on my Shoulder; he had several Times ask'd me to let him carry them; but I refus'd; upon which, when we were come to the Back of
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<p>- Proctor. I was returning from Goodman's-Fields on the 18th of October, about 5 at Night, and just by St. Clement's Church, I heard a Boy scream out; and I saw the Prisoner run a-cross the Way, and drop this Bundle. I never lost Sight of him, but pursued and took him to the Shop where the Boy was; and before I got with him to the Door, the Boy said, if he is the same Man, he has a Ring on his Finger; he knew him to be the very Person; and when we were before the Justice, the Ring was found in his Pocket under some Half-pence. The Prisoner own'd the Ring to be his, and said that he found it. There was a Lamp not 3 yards from the Place where I saw him drop the Bundle.</p>
<p>Glass. This is the Bundle which was taken from me.</p>
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<p>Mr. Brogdon. The little Boy has told the same Story exactly now, as when before the Justice, and has not varied one Word.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was going through the Strand, there was a great Crowd running, I ran to see what was the Matter, and a Man laid hold of me in the Croud. I am entirely Innocent indeed.
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<p>* For this Fact
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<p>Valentine Harman. The Prisoner Legrose, one Wood, and two Men that were try'd last Sessions, brought some Cloaths to my House: I live in Rag-Fair and deal in Rabbits, and was going to the Brew-house for Grains, when they came in, with each his Arm full of Cloaths; it was the 17th, of Sept. between One and Two in the Morning. They laid their Bundles down on the Ground,
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<p>Clack, again. When I was call'd out of Bed, I went to the House where that Gentlewoman who stands at the Bar lives, and we demanded Entrance; she kept us some time at the Door before she would let us in, and when we did get in, I saw a great many of my Cloaths on the Cellar-stairs.</p>
<p>Harman. Mrs. Carlow, was at that Time gone to France, and the Prisoner Frame , was left to take Care of the House.</p>
<p>Prisoner Frame. I desire the Prosecutor may be ask'd, whether he found any of his Cloaths in my Room?</p>
<p>Clack. I don't remember that I was in her Room.</p>
<p>Harman. I am positive it was the Prisoner Frame that kept us out, for I saw her thro' the Key-Hole, and the Yard-Door was open, but I can't say that she knew of the other Prisoner's going out.</p>
<p>Frame. I waited in the Room with his Witnesses all the last Sessions, and he said my Name was never mentioned; I drank Part of two full Pots of Beer with him.</p>
<p>Clack. I did mention her Name here several Times; and as to drinking with her, I don't know but I might drink a drop of Gin with her.</p>
<p>The Constable. I had Legrose's Commitment from Justice Fowke to bring him to Newgate, and in the Way thither I told him he had better have gone abroad; but he said, D - n it, it is too late now, but I wish I had the old Rogue (the Prosecutor) in my Place. He desired that I would speak for him, that he might be put in the same Place with his Accomplice Madder.</p>
<p>Legrose. I know nothing of what is alledged against me.</p>
<p>Frame. I was to have 2 s. a Week for looking after this Woman's House; I never saw this Man till I saw him in Prison .</p>
<p>The Revd Mr. Guthrie. The Prisoner Frame liv'd with me as a Servant two or three Years, and I never heard but that she was an honest Woman.</p>
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<p>25, 26
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<p>He was a 3d Time indicted by Vertue of the Coroner's Inquisition for feloniously slaying the said Montgomery .</p>
<p>Capt. Carrel . We had Orders about last June, to raise 200 Men for the Service of the Government, we were recruiting very fast, the Savoy was full, and likewise Tilbury-Fort , so the Deceased took a House in Bond-Street, to put my Men in, and being confin'd to my Bed, I left the Care of the House to him, and always thought him a very active, careful Man.</p>
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<p>Stark. On Wednesday last I met with Champion, Ozell, and Price; they asked me to go and assist them to take a Deserter, I went with them, and thought it had been an Ale-House; Sturges came down and they seized him; I own I drew my Bayonet, but it was to keep the Deserter in the Room; we all sat down, and were very easy till the Deceased came in, and then he drew his Hanger, and struck me several Times; he came out of Doors and beat me, and I can't say but that I did take my Bayonet when his Blows came so fast, for I was afraid he would cleave me down.</p>
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<join result="persNamePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17401204-19-defend177 t17401204-19-defloc108"/>; I shew'd them Handkerchiefs first, and afterwards Stockings.</p>
<p>Prisoner, Maccartney . Pray Madam don't laugh; it is not proper when People take an Oath to laugh.</p>
<p>Mrs. Stokes. While I was shewing them these Goods, I saw the Woman stoop down twice below the Counter; I suspected that they had stole some thing, so I counted over my Parcels, and miss'd a pair of Stockings; I call'd out to a Person in the next Room, and the Prisoners were going out of the Shop, but hearing me cry out, they returned, and dropp'd the Pair of Stockings which I miss'd, on the Ground; after they were gone, I missed another Pair, and this Gentleman ran after them and took them.</p>
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<p>Prosecutrix . The Man Prisoner bid me three Shillings for a pair of Stockings, and when he was searched before the Justice, he had but 2 s. in his Pocket.</p>
<p>Prisoner, Smith . I never offer'd to touch, or look at any Thing.</p>
<p>Maccartney . Let her tell the Truth before the whole Congregation; - I had 11 s and 6 d. in my Pocket. Both
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's Q. Who had the Keys of the Cabbin?</p>
<p>Burges. They hung up always on Deck.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. If any of these Goods which are taken in should be lost, who is to stand to the Damage?</p>
<p>Burges. I can't tell, - the Master I suppose.</p>
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<p>Mr. Day. On the 12th of Sept. the Company's Ship Scarborough, came to her Moorings, and was reported at the Custom-House; on the 22d the Thomas and
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<p>Councel. What Method is taken in locking up these Goods on Board the Hoy?</p>
<p>Mr. Day. The Commander locks up the Hatches, and the Keys are sealed up and given generally to the Husband of the Ship. This is done to prevent any one from getting at the Cargo; and the Captain of the Ship sends up an Impression of the Seal which he intends to use.</p>
<p>Councel. Have the Company ever suffer'd by losing their Goods before?</p>
<p>Mr. Day. Yes, they have been very great Sufferers.</p>
<p>Mr. Foster. At the Arrival of the Ships, they lighten at Long-Reach or Erith; the Captain reports at the Custom House, and an Entry is made, that the whole Cargo may go out at once. It appears by the Register, that Greenwood and Clowes were at this Time on Board the Thomas and
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<p>Councel to Burges. How many Bags were open'd to take out this Pepper?</p>
<p>Burges. I believe 16 or 18; they were ty'd at the Corners with Twine .</p>
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<p>The Record of Oliver's Conviction being read, the Witnesses were called.</p>
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<p>Councel. Was you concern'd in this Hoy?</p>
<p>Burges. Yes , I was Mate of her; we had a Loading of Pepper from an East-India Man, in Sept. last was twelve Months.</p>
<p>Councel. Give an Account where you saw the Prisoner, and what passed between him and you?</p>
<p>Burges. He came to us at
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<p>Councel. What Time of Night was it that you carry'd the Pepper to his House?</p>
<p>Burges. It was between 9 and 10 at Night, and quite dark.</p>
<p>Councel. Can you tell the Quantity?</p>
<p>Burges. Each Bag contained 112 lb. but the Prisoner struck off some for Dirt and Tare.</p>
<p>Councel. Who took the Pepper from you out of the Boat?</p>
<p>Burges. Mr. Ridout himself was at the Door, he receiv'd it from us, and paid us 10 l. for it. After he had weigh'd it, he put the Pepper into a Tub, and gave me one of the Bags again to get some more; and the next Night we got 130 lb. Wt.</p>
<p>Councel. Who was this 10 l. paid to?</p>
<p>Burges. Clowes took his own and his Partner Greenwood's Shares ; I took mine, and Oliver his, we had 50 s. piece .</p>
<p>Councel. Was there any Bill of Parcels made?</p>
<p>Burges. No, I never saw any.</p>
<p>Councel. Did Ridout pay you the Money himself?</p>
<p>Burges. Yes, and he was in the Room when we divided it.</p>
<p>Prisoner Q. You say you told me, that you had the Keys of the Hold; where was it?</p>
<p>Burges. It was ashore on the Key; and there was no body but us two present; it was the same Night as we came up, and we took the Pepper directly.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Who put the Pepper into the Bags?</p>
<p>Burges. Greenwood and I; the Master of the Vessel, and the other Officer haul'd it into the Cabbin.</p>
<p>Councel How much was allowed for Dirt and Tare?</p>
<p>Burges. Twelve Pounds.</p>
<p>Councel. Where was the Pepper weigh'd?</p>
<p>Burges. It was weigh'd in his Warehouse, where his great Scales hang.</p>
<p>Councel. Did any of his Servants assist him in weighing it?</p>
<p>Burges. No, there was none of the Family present but himself.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q You speak of a Back-Door; is it not a common passage to carry in all Goods that come by Water?</p>
<p>Burges. I can't tell; I know they do carry in Goods there, and they call it a Back-Door.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q Is it not a common place?</p>
<p>Burges . I never carry'd Goods in at any other Door.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. On your Oath, did you never declare to any body that this Pepper was run?</p>
<p>Burges. No, I never said so in my Life.</p>
<p>Councel. Was you in the Service of the Company then?</p>
<p>Burges. Yes, we had our Loading from one of their Ships, and this Pepper was taken out of our Hold at Botolph Wharf, where we lay sometimes 2 or 3 Days before any body come to touch our Goods.</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-28-person227" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , which was loaden with Bags of Pepper. About 10 at Night, Burges open'd the Hold Doors, and fill'd 2 Bags; they were carried to Ridout's House . I did not see him fill the Bags; but there was no body but him and Greenwood below; they were put into the Boat, and I and Oliver walked down by Land to Ridout's, where I saw him pay 10 l. and I suppose on Account of the Pepper. The Money was equally divided amongst us , and the Prisoner said he should be very proud of such another Freight.</p>
<p>Councel. Who was present at that Time?</p>
<p>Clowes. There were Burges, Oliver, and myself.</p>
<p>Councel. Did you hear any Discourse about the Price?</p>
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<p>Councel. Were any of his Apprentices or Servants present?</p>
<p>Clowes. No, I saw none, - in my Opinion it seem'd to be a private Transaction.</p>
<p>Councel. Was there any Receipt given for this Money?</p>
<p>Clowes. No, not that I saw.</p>
<p>Councel . Did you drink any Thing at the Prisoner's House?</p>
<p>Clowes. Yes, we had some Punch, but we paid for it ourselves.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Did not you pretend that this Pepper was a Perquisite ?</p>
<p>Clowes. No, I never said so.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. You say that Burges put the Pepper into the Boat; who went with him?</p>
<p>Clowes. There was no body but Burges and Robinson in the Boat.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Who paid for the Punch?</p>
<p>Clowes. Mr. Ridout sells Liquors; we treated him with the Punch, and paid for it among our selves.</p>
<p>Councel. How many Bags were open'd, to take out this Pepper?</p>
<p>Clowes. I can't tell; - I was walking on Deck with Oliver at that Time.</p>
<p>Burges. About 18 or 20 were opened; we took about 8 or 10 lb. out of each Bag, and sew'd them up again.</p>
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<p>Councel. Where did you carry it?</p>
<p>Robinson. To the Prisoner's House, at Wapping-new Stairs.</p>
<p>Councel. What Time of Night was it?</p>
<p>Robinson. I can't exactly tell the Hour; but it was dark.</p>
<p>Councel. When you came to the Prisoner's House, who took the Pepper out of the Boat?</p>
<p>Robinson. Burges took it out of the Boat, and carried it in at the Back-door.</p>
<p>Councel. Did you go into the House with Burges?</p>
<p>Robinson. Yes; I went in, and the Prisoner gave me a Dram, and sent me about my Business, to take Care of the Boat.</p>
<p>Councel. I would ask you whether there were any People at Work on the Keys?</p>
<p>Robinson. No, when we carried the Pepper away, the Porters had done Work on the Keys.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Who paid you for your Boat?</p>
<p>Robinson. It was not my Boat; - that belong'd to the Hoy.</p>
<p>Councel. We shall now shew, that Greenwood is not to be found, although the Strictest Enquiry has been made after him.</p>
<p>Mr. Foster. I am one of the Inspectors of the River; and it is my Business to see that the Tidesmen do their Duty. I find by the Register, that these 2 Men Clowes and Greenwood were at this Time boarded as Watchmen, on the Thomas and
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<p>Councel. Please to give an Account what Enquiry has been made after Greenwood?</p>
<p>Mr. Foster. Since the Discovery of the Hoy's being robb'd, the strictest Search has been made after Greenwood, but to no purpose; and he has absconded from his Duty ever since, although he has given Security for the Performance of it. This Warrant in my Hand is against him - I received it from Sir
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<p>The Warrant was read.</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier Sworn.</p>
<p>Councel. What was the Price of Pepper in Sept. Sale, 1739.</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier. In that Sale, the Company's Pepper sold from 10 d 78ths, to 11 d. farthing the Average was above 11. They allow the Buyer 6 l. 10 s. Discount, and likewise the home Consumption Duty, which is about 4 d. per lb. so that in the whole Bag it might come to a Groat less than 12 d. per lb.</p>
<p>Councel. What was it worth at that Time, every Duty paid?</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier . The nearest Computation that can be made, is 14 d. farthing, it was worth so much at that Time, Duty paid .</p>
<p>Councel. Suppose a Man had come to you, and offer'd you Pepper at 12 d. per lb. what should you have thought of it?</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier. If Pepper had been offer'd me at 13 d. per lb. I should not have thought it honestly come by.</p>
<p>Councel. Is there a large profit on this Pepper?</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier. In the Wholesale Way, there is not a half-penny per lb I believe all the Year round.</p>
<p>Councel. How much is generally allowed for the Tare of each Bag ?</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier. The Company allow 15 lb. for the Tare of a Bag of 112 lb. for a Bag of 100 lb. 12 lb. Tare is too much.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Suppose the Pepper had been damaged, or put into foul Bags, what then?</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier. Damaged Pepper will not bear the price of good to be sure; but putting it out of one Bag into another will not hurt it, provided it does not come to any Wet, and the Pepper be found at first.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Is there not a great deal of Waste and Dirt in this Pepper?</p>
<p>Mr. Gambier. In the last Sale, 5400 Bags of Pepper were sold, and out of those, there were 116 Bags of Dust; but these Bags of Dust do not
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<interp inst="t17401204-28-person232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Torin sold Pepper after the Company's Sale in Sept. was 12 Months , for 11 d. per lb. and the Buyer paid the Duty, but we never buy any but for Exportation.</p>
<p>It was here urg'd on the Part of the Defendant, that Oliver in Point of Law could not be deem'd a Principal; but that in Order to have brought the Defendant to Trial, Burges and Robinson, who were principally concern'd in stealing these Goods, should first have been convicted, &c. &c.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had known Burges some Years, and believ'd him to be a very honest Man; I have bought China Bowls and Handkerchiefs of him, and when I bought this Pepper, I thought it might be run, but could not think it was stolen; if I had, I never should have given 1 s. per lb. for it. My Servants will make it appear, that I bought it full of Dust; they brought it to the fore part of the Shop to clean, and I sold it again for 13 d. Half-penny per lb.</p>
<p>- The Prisoner's Sister. I remember there was some Pepper brought in at the Back Door, about 8 or 9 at Night; the next Day it was carry'd into the publick Shop, and clean'd; - there were a vast many Stones and Dirt in it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Did it look like a private Transaction?</p>
<p>The Witness. No; I saw one Bag weigh'd, and it was emptied into some Casks in the Shop, which stood next the Street; - the Shop was not shut up, neither fore Door, nor back Door.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Is not this Door a common Passage for Goods?</p>
<p>The Witness. Yes; all the Goods we ship off, or receive by Water come to this Door.</p>
<p>Councel. Did you see Burges bring these Bags?</p>
<p>The Witness. No: I can't say who brought them.</p>
<p>Councel. Does your Brother use to receive Goods in at this Door, at 9 o'Clock at Night?</p>
<p>The Witness. Yes; according to the Time of the Tide.</p>
<p>Councel. Do you know whose Bags those were which were brought to your House, - are they your Brother's?</p>
<p>The Witness. I can't say they are; I saw no Mark on them?</p>
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<interp inst="t17401204-28-person233" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was Servant to the Prisoner at the Time when this Pepper was brought. I can't say what Time it was; but it was brought in at the back Door, - as publickly as other Goods, and the next Day it was carry'd into the Shop and clean'd for Sale.</p>
<p>Councel. Did you see it weigh'd?</p>
<p>Obermore. Yes, but I can't tell the Weight of it - I did not take much Notice of it.</p>
<p>Councel. Where was it weigh'd?</p>
<p>Obermore. In the same Place with all the large Goods.</p>
<p>Councel. There was some Punch carry'd in, where was that?</p>
<p>Obermore. It was in a Room joining to the publick Shop, and after the Money was paid.</p>
<p>Councel. How much Money was there paid?</p>
<p>Obermore. I can't tell how much, but I saw it paid down.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Was this done in a private Manner?</p>
<p>Obermore. No, it seem'd to be as publick as all the rest of his Dealings.</p>
<p>Councel. Did you see Burges and Oliver there?</p>
<p>Obermore. Yes, but I can't remember that I saw Clowes.</p>
<p>Councel. Who divided the Money?</p>
<p>Obermore. I can't tell, - I was in and out, and did not take much Notice.</p>
<p>Councel. How many Persons partook of the Punch?</p>
<p>Obermore. I can't say, - I remember only Burges and Oliver.</p>
<p>Councel. Do you remember your Master's giving a Dram to any Body?</p>
<p>Obermore. The Lad came in, and I believe my Master did ask him to drink a Dram, and Oliver sent him about his Business.</p>
<p>Councel. Do you know how much your Master was to give for the Pepper?</p>
<p>Obermore. A Shilling a Pound, I believe.</p>
<p>Councel. I would ask you, whether there is not a fore Shop, a back Shop, and a Room between?</p>
<p>Obermore. Yes, there is a Door to keep the Air out, but it was wide open.</p>
<p>Councel. Where do the Casks stand which this Pepper was emptied into, in the fore Shop or the back Shop?</p>
<p>Obermore. In the fore Shop, just by the Door.</p>
<p>Councel. Where was it weigh'd?</p>
<p>Obermore. In the back Shop?</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q. Are there any other great Scales beside those in the back Shop?</p>
<p>Obermore. No, none that will weigh 100 wt. of Goods.</p>
<p>Councel. Were any of your Master's Servants present at the weighing of the Goods?</p>
<p>Obermore. No, he had no Apprentice, nor Journeyman at that Time; he used to serve in the Shop himself.</p>
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<p>Mr. Marlow. I bought Pepper of the Company in September was Twelve-months, from 10 d 78ths , to 11 d. 1 8th per lb. 6 and a half per Cent. Discount; which reduces the price to 10 d. Farthing; the Duty is near a Groat.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Q, Suppose you should buy Pepper unclean'd, would you give 1 s. per lb. for it?</p>
<p>Mr. Marlow. I never buy any unclean'd.</p>
<p>Councel. What would you say, it a Person brought you Pepper for 12 d per lb.</p>
<p>Mr. Marlow. It might not be worth the Money .</p>
<p>Councel. I speak Sir, of that Pepper in Sept. Sale, 39, what should you think if it was offer'd you for 1 s per lb.</p>
<p>Mr. Marlow. I would not have bought it at all, for I should have thought it had been run, or -</p>
<p>Councel. Or what?</p>
<p>Mr. Marlow. Or otherwise come by.</p>
<p>Councel. This Pepper was weigh'd; could the Prisoner be a Judge whether it was worth 15 d. or 12 d. per lb.</p>
<p>Mr. Marlow. Yes, I think so. I have known the Prisoner a great many Years; he always bore the Character of a fair Dealer, therefore I don't think he would buy Goods knowing them to be stolen.</p>
<p>Mr. Shippey. I have known the Prisoner 5 or 6 Years; and he always bore the Character of an honest fair Dealer.</p>
<p>Mr. SHERIFF Marshall. I have known him a great many Years; he always behav'd as an honest Man, and I never heard his Character call'd in Question.</p>
<p>Mr Roberts, Mr. Camden, Mr. White, Mr. Neaves, Mr. Burnet, Mr. Pool, Mrs. Ridout, Mr. Earle, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Windsor , Mr. Priestly, the Rev. Mr. Wilson, and Mr. Hudson, gave the Prisoner the Character of a very honest Man, and did not believe that he would buy Goods, knowing them to be stolen</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Mr Knowles. The Prisoner was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17401204-42-defend296 t17401204-42-deflabel210"/>. On the 17th of Oct. she was sent up Stairs by my Wife, and when she came down again I missed my Money; she went out of Doors, and I took her in Chick Lane, with a Guinea and half in her Pocket, which she confessed was part of my Money.</p>
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<p>54, 55.
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<p>Prisoner. We never own'd that we had the Money, he was in Liquor, and was very free with us.</p>
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<p>Prisoner Riley. I have nothing to say, - I never saw any Money, nor Purse; and as for confessing, - I never open'd my Lips.</p>
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