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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174108280001"/>PROCEEDINGS AT THE Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer FOR THE CITY of LONDON AND County of MIDDLESEX, ON
<p>FRIDAY the 28th, SATURDAY the 29th, MONDAY the 31st of August, and TUESDAY the 1st of September.</p>
<p>In the 15th Year of His MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>NUMBER VII. for the YEAR 1741.</p>
<p>Right Honble
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<p>Printed and Sold by J. ROBERTS in Warwick Lane. M.DCC.XLI.</p>
<p>[Price Six-pence.]</p>
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<p>Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, For the CITY of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Rt. Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>* See Sessions book, 1740. No 8. Part 2 d.</p>
<p>The Prisoner being arraign'd stood mute; the reason of which being demanded by the court, he reply'd, that a considerable sum of money had been taken from by the constable who apprehended him, and unless that was restor'd to him, he was determin'd not to plead. The court then order'd a clause
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<p>Notwithstanding this the Prisoner still continued obstinate, and the court then inform'd him what would be the consequence of persisting in such a resolution; but he still appearing unconcern'd, the following sentence was read to him:</p>
<p>That he be sent back to the prison whence he came, and there laid in a dark, mean room stopp'd from the light, his back on the bare ground, and nothing upon him save something to cover his nakedness. That his arm shall be stretch'd with a cord soften'd to one corner of the room, and his leg to another, and his other arm and leg shall be serv'd in the same manner. Then shall be laid on his body iron and stone as much as he can bear and more.</p>
<p>The next day he shall have 3 morsels of barley bread without drink, and the day after he shall drink as much of the water next the prison door, except it be running water, as he can drink at three several times; and this shall be his diet till he die.</p>
<p>After this the necessary orders were given, and the executioner sent for to perform the usual office of tying the Prisoner's thumbs before the execution of the sentence; but before that was proceeded upon, the Prisoner pleaded not guilty, and the following evidence was given.</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. On friday the 17th of July last, about 6 o'clock in the evening, I was returning on horseback from Edmonton to London, and to avoid the dust, I took to the lanes, and did not come the great road. At Palmer's Green I first observ'd the Prisoner behind me on a little horse. He was meanly drest, and I took very little notice of him. I was by my self, and he kept following me for near three miles, 'till he came to the new sluice at
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<p>Q. What was your horse worth?</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. I gave 15 guineas for it but a little before, and my whip I paid 17 s. for. He likewise took from me a pair of gloves, which were found upon him when he was taken.</p>
<p>Q. Which way did he go then?</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. He took my horse which was saddled and bridled, about 20 yards from me, and then mounted and rode off towards Palmer's Green. I advertis'd my horse the next day, and in about ten days after that, the Prisoner was taken, and I had it again by his directions.</p>
<p>Q. What did the Prisoner say to you?</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. When he was taken I saw him at Justice Chandler's, and I went to him in Newgate two days afterwards, and then he told me my horse was at Mimms Wash. Pursuant to this direction I went out that night at 9 o'clock, and found my horse, saddle, bridle and whip in a stable there, and they were deliver'd to me.</p>
<p>Q. Have you got your watch again?</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. I heard that the Prisoner was at Justice Chandler's and I went to him. This watch was then produced, and I knew it to be mine.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the Prisoner is the man?</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. Yes, I am positive he is the person.</p>
<p>Pris. Did I ever say any thing to you where your horse was?</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. He confess'd it to persons that came directly to me.</p>
<p>Pris. You ought to have had those persons here then.</p>
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<p>Q. How came you to follow him?</p>
<p>Underwood. I had not heard of this robbery; but the people said he was the person that murder'd
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174108280004"/> Mr. Cruiashanks. He was taken at Mr. Taylor's at Norton-Falgate, and from thence was carried before Justice Chandler. I was present, and saw 5 watches, 9 guineas and an half in gold, and 46 s. 6 d. in silver found upon him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say where he had those watches?</p>
<p>Underwood. No, Sir. - I can say nothing as to this gentleman's watch, but I saw 5 taken out of his pocket in a snuff colour'd handkerchief.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-3-person46" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> Constable. On tuesday morning the 28th of July, I took the Prisoner on that woman's (Underwood's) information, and when he was before the justice, I found this and 4 other watches upon him.</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. This is my watch; I know it by the mark and number, M. Storr 3321.</p>
<p>Haines. I took the money from him myself, and likewise these gloves.</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. These gloves fit me, and as much as any body can swear to a pair of gloves, I swear to these.</p>
<p>Haines. Here are some pieces of silver which I took out of one of his pockets.</p>
<p>Mr. Zachary. This silver is the button to my whip, and it exactly answers to what I advertised.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-3-person47" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am beadle of Shoreditch parish, and the constable sent for me to bring hand-cuffs for the Prisoner, and I went to Justice Chandler's but did not see him search'd. When the Prisoner was before the Justice, he denied that his name was Cooke, and said that he came from Bromley, and never saw Stratford: upon which the Justice order'd me to go down to Stratford to enquire, and I brought up some of the inhabitants to prove him to be the man; and one of them shook hands with him, but the Prisoner swore he would not shake hands with them, nor would not own them. Mr. Haines sent for me to assist him, and the Prisoner told us he was a gentleman born, and desired to be used as such, upon which we indulg'd him with a coach, and carried him to Justice Chandler's, and then I saw Haines produce the watches.</p>
<p>Pris. I have no body here to speak for me, but must rely on the favour of the court. Mr. Zachary advertis'd the man who robb'd him to be 5 feet 3 inches high, and pock holes in his face, and I am not like the person, for I am 5 feet 7 inches and an half. As to the watches I bought them, and if I had time I would produce the persons whom I bought them of. I came from Birmingham in Warwickshire, and buy and sell watches, and if I had had time I would have made a better defence, but now I must leave it to the mercy of the court.
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<p>Keeling. I saw the geese at the Beadle's house and know them to be mine by a particular mark in the webs of their feet.</p>
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<p>- They were all hot when we took them.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was going to see for harvest work, and pick'd this bag of geese up; but as to the fowls I know nothing of them.
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<p>Q. Was the door lock'd?</p>
<p>Gregory. I can't tell whether it was or no, but he took away the horse, and bid me stand stag for fear any body should come by.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with the horse?</p>
<p>Gregory. We sold him to a collar maker to be knock'd o'the head, for he was but a poor horse.</p>
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<p>Gregory. We did sell him to a collar maker for 7 s. 6 d. and I had part of the odd 6 d. and the Prisoner had the rest.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never saw the horse, nor never (ever) was near the place.</p>
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<p>Pris. White. This man is innocent of it; I carried it to his house.</p>
<p>Gray. He brought it to my house, and desir'd me to let him leave it there, and said he would fetch it again next morning.</p>
<p>The court was of opinion that Gray could not be affected by this indictment, therefore directed the jury to acquit him, and recommended it to the Prosecutor to prefer a bill against him, as an accessary after the fact.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He gave me a supper, wine, punch and money, and why did he not search me before I left his house?</p>
<p>Mr. Maynard. I had no suspicion of her then.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It is very hard that I could take the money before his daughter's and his house keeper's face.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-11-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On sunday morning the 12th of July the Prisoner and another woman came to my shop at Kensington to buy a pair of shoes. I sold the Prisoner a pair, and she told me she could not pay me unless I could change her a five guinea piece. This piece she gave me, and I went to Mr. Lock's with it, and he changed it for me.</p>
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<p>Lincham. I gave the Prisoner the change, and then she said she had saved it at work at a farmer's at Ealing, and that it was her summer's work.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did not I change a guinea the thursday before the gentleman was robb'd; and did I not tell you I had five more?</p>
<p>Rigley. She did change a guinea at my landlady's, and said she had 5 more in her petticoats beside that which she had changed.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I brought this piece from Ireland.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I have nothing to say for myself, but must refer myself to the mercy of the court.
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<p>The counsel for the king having opened the indictment, and the nature of the evidence, the witnesses were called.</p>
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<p>Counsel. How long have you known the prisoner?</p>
<p>Stimpson. I had known him about a year and half before this happen'd; I was on board with him, and the ship was just come from Norway to this port of London, laden with deals.</p>
<p>Counsel. Do you remember
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<p>Stimpson. Yes, he was a
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<p>Counsel. How long had the ship been here before he went on shore?</p>
<p>Stimpson. It might be about 5 or 6 days, and I heard that he was very sick with drinking some flip when he went on shore.</p>
<p>Counsel. Do you know any thing of the making this slip?</p>
<p>Stimpson. Yes, Sir, I made it my self by the Prisoner's directions.</p>
<p>Counsel. Can you remember what you put into it?</p>
<p>Stimpson. There was beer, sugar, and brandy, and he told me what I must put into it was the same as limons.</p>
<p>Counsel. Why did you put any thing else into it?</p>
<p>Stimpson. Yes, Sir, the prisoner gave me a phial of stuff to put into it.</p>
<p>Counsel. How much might there be in the phial?</p>
<p>Stimpson. To the best of my remembrance there was about a small dram-glass full.</p>
<p>Counsel. What colour was it?</p>
<p>Stimpson. It was of a reddish colour, and the Prisoner told me it was of the same nature as limons, but I did not taste it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you taste the flip?</p>
<p>Stimpson. Yes, I drank twice, and it made me vomit very much; and I think it had a sort of bitter taste. - It did not taste sour at all.</p>
<p>Q. How much did you drink of it?</p>
<p>Stimpson. I might drink better than a gill, but I don't think I drank half a pint of it. We had about 3 pints in the whole.</p>
<p>Counsel. Who drank of it besides you?</p>
<p>Stimpson. There was one Davy, another officer, and 2 or 3 more belonging to the ship drank of it; and I afterwards saw Davy vomiting in the hold.</p>
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<p>Stimpson. There was the maid on board the ship ask'd me to let her drink of it, and I never heard her complain.</p>
<p>Q. How long had the liquor in the phial been put into it when she drank?</p>
<p>Stimpson. About a minute or two, and I had not stirr'd it.</p>
<p>Counsel. How came you to know that the stuff in this phial was laudanum?</p>
<p>Stimpson. I never heard that it was; but to be sure it was something of detriment. I told the Prisoner when I was in Yarmouth goal, that it was something more than ordinary; and he said that Alexander, one of the foremast men, went on shore for it and gave it him, and he told me I need not give my information so strong. He said it was a sleeping dose, since I have been in Newgate.</p>
<p>Counsel. Do you think if this flip had been made in the usual manner it would have had this effect?</p>
<p>Stimpson. No, Sir.</p>
<p>Counsel. How came you to get to Yarmouth immediately after the death of Stone?</p>
<p>Stimpson. Mr. Foster the surveyor came on board and examined me in the cabbin about this; and when I came out of the cabbin, the Prisoner bid me go on shore, or else I should come into trouble; and when I came on shore I saw Stone on the half deck by the main shrouds vomiting, but I can't tell whether he drank of the flip or not.</p>
<p>Counsel. How long after the people had been drinking this liquor, did you see Stone?</p>
<p>Stimpson. About 3 hours and a quarter: He was then awake, and was walking sore and ast on the deck.</p>
<p>Counsel. Had you any discourse with the Prisoner after Stone died?</p>
<p>Stimpson. He told me an officer was dead, and that it was reported that capt. Cox's people had been the occasion of his death; and so by his persuasion I went down to Yarmouth.</p>
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<p>Counsel. Did Banks drink of it himself?</p>
<p>Davy. I saw him put the cann to his mouth, and he said, Mr. Ross my service to you; but he did not seem to have his lips wet.</p>
<p>Counsel. Was there any complaint of an ill taste that it had?</p>
<p>Davy. Yes, it had an ill taste and an ill smell too.</p>
<p>Counsel. What sort of a taste had it?</p>
<p>Davy. A sort of a spicey taste. I drank about a coffee cup full, and it work'd upon me as if my dinner did not fit well, and I call'd for some small beer; that made me vomit, and I continued drinking and vomiting 'till 10 o'clock at night.</p>
<p>Counsel. If this liquor had been honestly made do you think it would have troubled you?</p>
<p>Davy. No, if it had not been intoxicated with any thing.</p>
<p>Counsel. How long did you st ay on board?</p>
<p>Davy. '
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<p>Q. Can you say that Stone drank any?</p>
<p>Davy. No; but after the people in the hold had drank of it, it was sent up to him on deck.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know this Stone?</p>
<p>Chandler. Yes, very well, and I saw him drink of it, but I can't tell what quantity.</p>
<p>Q. Who brought it to him?</p>
<p>Chandler. I can't tell. The officers and all the ships crew were together in the hold.</p>
<p>Q. Who drank besides Stone?</p>
<p>Chandler. Stimpson and Banks. One Gardiner who was cook of the ship told me he drank a pint and half of it, and he was very sick after it, for (he said) he drank the bottom of it, and stirr'd it up with his knife.</p>
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<p>Q. What was done to you when she took you up in her arms?</p>
<p>Parker. She put the knife pretty near my stomach, and said she would rip me up if I offer'd to cry, and then she set me down again. After she had done she put me by a ditch side and ask'd me if I would have a plumb bunn or a plain bunn, and I told her I would have a plain bunn, and while she was gone to fetch it, a gentleman came and lifted me off the ditch, and two little girls went home with me.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember any thing of the man?</p>
<p>Parker. I should not know the man so well as the woman.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lose any thing?</p>
<p>Parker. Yes, sir, a frock, a cap and a knot. The woman pull'd off my frock, and the man took out the pins.</p>
<p>Q. When was this done to you?</p>
<p>Parker. It was done in the field, before they set me on the bank.</p>
<p>Q. Was the man present when the woman first took you up?</p>
<p>Parker. Yes, sir.</p>
<p>Q. Was your frock taken from you before the woman threaten'd to rip you up?</p>
<p>Parker. Yes; I cried after my frock was pull'd off, and she threaten'd to rip me up.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the Prisoner; are you sure she is the woman?</p>
<p>Parker. Yes, I am very sure of it.</p>
<p>Pris. Murphey. Does she know that I was present when the woman first took her up in the street?</p>
<p>Parker. No, not at first.</p>
<p>Pris. Harris. Do you know me, my dear?</p>
<p>Parker. Yes, I know you very well.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . When I came home at 8 o'clock in the evening, the child told me she had been robb'd, and describ'd the persons. She was very positive to the woman, and could swear to her dress, but as to the man she did not know him so well. The girl said the woman was very much disfigur'd with the small-pox; and had on old black shoes, and a blue worsted gown, which very gown she wore when she was taken. As to the man, she described him to be the person that was lying behind the ditch with a handkerchief about his head, while she was sitting among the women in the fields, but she could not recollect his face. The next day, being tuesday, I went to several twopenny lodgings to enquire for the Prisoner, and spent that day to no purpose; upon which I ask'd the child if she cou'd recollect any of the streets the Prisoner had carried her through, for the Prisoner pick'd her up in Bond's stables, crying for the missing of us; and the Prisoner telling her she knew us, and would carry her to Pancras where we were, the child very gladly embrac'd that opportunity to come to us. When I ask'd the child if she could tell which way she went, she recollected Gray's Inn Lane; upon which I carried her up Chancery Lane, and she remember'd the green trees there. I then carried her through Gray's Inn, she did not know that, but as soon as we came into Gray's Inn Lane, she remember'd being led through it by the Prisoner. At the upper end of Gray's Inn Lane, there is a turning goes to Sadler's Wells; I took her that way and she did not know it, but she said, Daddy! there is the sign of the Bottle, glass and bunn, and if she could see that she should know the way. She soon discover'd the bottle, glass and bunn; and said there was a gateway somewhere thereabout through which the Prisoner carried her. When she came to the end of the road she was at a stand, and at last shew'd me the gate and a dunghill, and she told me she remember'd them very well. After the child had shew'd me the place where she was robb'd, I went in pursuit of the Prisoners to the Castle alehouse in Bloomsbury, and enquir'd of the drawer, who gave me the same description of the woman's clothes, as the child had done. I was unsuccessful that day, and could not hear of the Prisoners, but I afterwards got a warrant, and gave it to the landlord of the Castle to execute, and I had not sate above an hour in the house before the Prisoner Harris came in, and the child scream'd out as soon as she saw her. We made her pull off her hat, and the child's cap and topknot were found upon her. Upon this she was carried before Mr. De Veil, and being ask'd how she came by the cap and topknot, at first she stammer'd a little and said she bought them in Monmouth-street, but could not tell of whom, so she was committed for further examination. This was on the thursday, and on the tuesday following, I took the Prisoner Murphey on his master's shopboard, and I expected he would put on the same cloaths he usually wore, but instead of that he took a coat from a bundle of cloaths that were pil'd up for sale. I then took him to the Justices, and at first he strenuously denied being in the fields that day; but at last he own'd that he was drunk, and that having lost his hat and wig, he slept in the ditch with a handkerchief about his head.</p>
<p>Pris. Murphey. Does he not take us up for the sake of the reward?</p>
<p>Mr. Parker. No, by no means, for I did not know there was any reward 'till some time afterwards.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person162" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 22d of July, I saw a child of this size come up to the side of the bank where the Prisoner was sitting. I believe it might be about 4 o'clock in the afternoon. The child enquir'd the
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<p>Pris. Harris. Are you sure I am the woman?</p>
<p>Hart. Yes, I am sure of it. The Prisoner Murphey was lying asleep on a bank at the side of the ditch at the same time. I am sure it was he, for he desir'd me to take care of his hat and wig, and I tied the handkerchief about his head. He was pretty much in liquor, and when the Prisoner and the child went away he slept on for a little while, and then he got into the ditch and went away, but which way he went I can't tell.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person163" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I sell gingerbread by Powis's wells. The Prisoner desired me to go to the Castle in Bloomsbury to desire her husband, the other Prisoner, to come to her in the fields. I went into Holborn, and in my way I met him, and when I came back again Mrs Hart told me that the Prisoner Harris was gone away with a child. The Prisoner Murphey presently came up, and laid himself down on the bank with a dirty handkerchief about his head, and after he had slept some time, he got up and went away down the field, and afterwards that same night I saw both the Prisoners together in Southampton Row.</p>
<p>Pris. Murphey. Did you not meet me in Holborn about the hour that the child was robb'd?</p>
<p>Hart. I did meet him in Holborn, but I can't tell as to the hour. I was at the Justices when he was examin'd, and he said he was very much fuddled, and own'd he was in the fields; but he afterwards contradicted himself and said he was not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person164" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I took my child's cap off the Prisoner's head at the Castle alehouse in Bloomsbury. I am very sure it is mine, for there was a hole in the corner which the child tore by turning her head aside while I was putting it on. There was a wash'd topknot on it, and it is common for people to cut the ends of ribbon to prevent fraying, I never do cut them, and this which I took upon the Prisoner was not cut, and therefore I take it to be mine.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. De Veil's warrant was brought to me to take the Prisoner Harris, and in about half an hour she came by my door. I took her into the house, and the mother of the child took this cap and knot from her, and said it was her's. I ask'd the Prisoner about it, and she acknowledged to me that they were the child's, and that she took them off in the fields.</p>
<p>Pris. Harris. I was sitting with this woman that sells gingerbread, and the child asking for her father and mother, I led her to the bottom of Red Lion Street, and there a woman said she knew the child and took her away.</p>
<p>Pris. Murphey. As for their taking me up, I never went out of the way, I was every day at my work.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a public house. The Prisoner Murphey has us'd my house off and on 6 or 7 years, and I never heard that he wrong'd any body.</p>
<p>Eston Pattison. I have known him ever since I can remember, and when my mother kept a public house, he used it, and has been trusted in it drunk and sober, and I do not think he would be guilty of a base action.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . He work'd for me when he was taken up, and he would get fuddled now and then, but I never knew him in a Prison in my life.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-21-person168" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him 18 years, and I believe he would live 3 days on a chew of tobacco before he would rob any body. He went by the name of mad Murphey, but I believe he never was so mad as to commit a robbery.</p>
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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>31, 32.
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<p>Q. What reason have you to believe so?</p>
<p>Wainwright. She must have some liberty to take them, or how could it be? This man took her as she was coming out of the window, and she own'd it all to him</p>
<p>Isabella Wainwright. I keep a chandler's shop. I and my husband went out, and I fasten'd and barr'd up the house my self, and the window was hasp'd very strong, and was very hard to be got open. There was no glass broke about the place when we went out, and when we came home, the window was broke and the casement was open. The Prisoner was then at my next door neighbour's, and I ask'd her why she did so, and she said she did break open the place to take my goods away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-33-person232" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's in Rag fair; we kept a pair a piece for our own wear and the rest we sold to her for 4 l. out of which Lupton had half a guinea, and the remainder was divided between the Prisoner and myself.</p>
<p>Prisoner. If you will please to grant me one favour, you will find I am innocent. He is going to hang me for the sake of the reward, and if you will let Mr. Gumley who is a debtor in Newgate be brought hither, he will shew that I am entirely innocent.</p>
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<p>C. Look about, do you see Lowther here?</p>
<p>Gumley. I fancy I should know him if I was to see him: - that man is like him.</p>
<p>C. Do you mean that man in the red waistcoat?</p>
<p>Gumley. I really can't say whether I do or no. A man may be very much alter'd; but I can't say I see him here.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What did you hear Lowther say?</p>
<p>Gumley. Lowther us'd to visit
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<interp inst="t17410828-33-person235" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I never saw the Prisoner before yesterday, but I happen'd last thursday to go to Clerkenwell Bridewell to see a friend that was there, and I heard Lowther say, that Flack was not the man that was any way concern'd with him, but he would hang him for the sake of the reward.</p>
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<p>Justice Poulson. I took Lowther's information, and he confess'd that he had committed forty odd robberies.</p>
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<p>* See Sessions book 1739. No 8. page 161.</p>
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<p>He was a 3d time indicted for
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<p>Prisoner. He took me at a skettle ground: I was drunk, and was bowling for a horse, and told him I would go any where with him. They search'd me and found nothing upon me.</p>
<p>Johnson. We neither of us search'd him, but he himself gave us a knife out of his pocket.</p>
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<p>Jury. How came you to take the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Davenport. I heard by divers people that he was a robber, and I desir'd Johnson to assist me; besides one
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<p>Mr. Poulson. The Prisoner was brought before me. I told him I had several information against him for felonies and burglaries, and that Lowther was the evidence against him, and that I would send for him that he might see him face to face. Upon this the Prisoner said he had been concern'd with Lowther in several felonies; but if he transported him he could not hang him.</p>
<p>Johnson. I was before the Justice all the time, and when the Justice read Lowther's information, all I heard him (the Prisoner) say was, to desire the Justice to leave off that discourse and begin another.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I was going along the road and met a young woman who desir'd me to go with her to her aunt's. Accordingly she took me to this house, and put me in, and desired me not to be frighted. We went into one of the rooms, and she told me these cloaths belonged to her, so I drest myself in them, and then she went away and these people came and took me.</p>
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<p>Q. Did the Prisoner Ross do any thing to you?</p>
<p>Alcock. Yes, he stood over me with a stick as thick as my wrist while she took the breeches.</p>
<p>Davis. Did not you bring in
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<p>Alcock. I don't know but I might say so.</p>
<p>Ross. When I came up stairs to bed, did I offer to strike you in any shape?</p>
<p>Alcock. They came up swearing, and said they would kill me.</p>
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<p>Q. Where was Ross when the woman took the breeches away?</p>
<p>Provert. He was standing over the Prosecutor with a stick. The Prosecutor had his breeches again, for they were laid at the feet of the bed by the same woman that took them away.</p>
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<p>Pris. Gibbs. Did he ever see me before I brought him the ten guineas?</p>
<p>Tailor. Yes; I don't say she was with me when I was robb'd, but she was with me at the house where I was drinking gin. I was robb'd on the sunday night, and on the monday the ten guineas were brought to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17410828-46-person338" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in search of the Prisoners, and came into the house just as Gibbs was paying the ten guineas. I took charge of her and the woman who kept the house, and she (Gibbs) said she knew nothing of the robbery, but that she had the money from the Prisoner Haines. I afterwards took Haines at Clerkenwell, and she confess'd to me that she pick'd Tailor's pocket of his money
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174108280015"/> while he was asleep at a house in Thatch'd Alley, Chick-lane. She said she gave the money to Gibbs, and they both went down stairs, and gave it to her landlady, who gave her (Haines) a guinea for her trouble. That after this they put 21 s. in silver, a moidore, and a half guinea into the bag, and put it again into Tailor's pocket, the doing of which disturb'd and 'wak'd him.</p>
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<p>Pris. Haines. The Prosecutor always was with me as a husband, and has frequently left money with me to take care of: He left this money in my landlady's hands, and I never saw him till the monday sevennight following, and then he took me.</p>
<p>Gibbs. I never said I received the money: Tailor gave me this note, please to let it be read.</p>
<p>Tailor. This is Mr. Downes's writing, and this is my mark.</p>
<p>It was read.] '' July 6, 1741. I promise to '' discharge the body of
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