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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174306290001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING'S Commissions of the PEACE, and Oyer and Terminer, HELD FOR THE CITY of LONDON, AND County of MIDDLESEX, AT
<p>JUSTICE-HALL in the Old-Bailey, on WEDNESDAY June 29, THURSDAY June 30, and FRIDAY July 1.</p>
<p>In the 17th Year of His MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>Right Hon.
<persName id="f17430629-1-person1"> Robert Willimott
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<p>NUMBER VI.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, 1743.</p>
<p>[Price Six-pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174306290002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I ran away for Fear, because I had lost some other Things: I was suddled when I was before the Justice, and did not know what I said.</p>
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<p>- Painter. The Prisoner confessed the taking the Clasp, I cannot tell whether he said, he or some body else sold it, but he or his Confederate sold it for 2 s.
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<p>Prisoner. I never had any Concern with him in my Life.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Bishop and I had been drinking, and had got suddled, and he threw my Hat and Wig down into the Area, and I threw his down after them; we only went down to get them, and the Watchmen came and took us. I do not know any Thing of the Charge.</p>
<p>Bishop. This Knife, File, &c. belongs to the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I think he ought to call some Persons to his Character.
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<p>Luellin. You came to my House, and said you had some Lead to dispose of, and I told you I would not buy it, because I believed you had stole it.</p>
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<p>Storer. I never sold the Man any in my Life. Both
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Pris. Storer. I have nothing to say; I know he is a vile Rogue. I think such a Person as that ought not to be admitted an Evidence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-6-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was a very honest Servant to me; he went away 10 or 12 Days before Whitsuntide; he hurt his Hand, and that was the Reason he left me. - I am a Ginger-bread Baker in St. Thomas's.</p>
<p>Will. Waite. I have trusted Hamilton with a great many Parcels of Grocery Goods, and always found him honest and faithful; some was about two Months since. All three
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<p>James Lake. I am Servant and Son-in-Law to Mr. Gook; the Prisoner had worked with us about 10 Weeks; my Father had missed many Things before. One Day I observed that the Prisoner had got a Pair of Leather Breeches behind him, under his Coat; I asked him what he had got there, he said, he had only got his own Leather Breeches; I asked him whether he wore two Pair of Breeches; he run up Stairs and threw these down, and brought down an old Pair of Buckskin Breeches; I went up and found these Breeches, which he had under his Coat; I know the Cloth Breeches are my Father's, and that they were never sold; and that he never had Power given him to sell any Thing for us.</p>
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<p>Mr. Paine. Mrs. Bullinger brought this Spoon to me; I believe the only asked what I would lend upon it; I suspected it to be stole because the Crest was erased; I stopped the Spoon, and the Person that brought it, and she said she had it of the Prisoner; I went to her, and she was loth to tell where she had it, but she did at last own that she took it out of my Lord's House; I went to my Lord's, and acquainted the Family with it; the Spoon was compared with the others, and matched; this
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<p>Prisoner. Mr. Gardiner, the Clerk of the Kitchen, pressed me very much to confess it, and promised that he would do what he could with my Lady, and that I should not go before the Justice; and I made all the Confession I could, for I know of no more man that one.</p>
<p>Paine. Mr. Gardiner did say that if she would make an ingenuous Confession, that he would make all the Interest he could for her with his Lady - She made no Confession till she came before the Justice.</p>
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<p>Q. To Mrs. Merriton. What do you Value the Box at?</p>
<p>Mrs. Merriton. I will value it but at 6 d.</p>
<p>Gough. I am almost 11 Years of Age.</p>
<p>Rutt. I am going into 13.</p>
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<p>Q. Was you in Liquor?</p>
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<p>Q. How do you know it was your Money that was upon the Bed?</p>
<p>Andrews. I cannot be sure of that; but I took it to be so, because it tallied with my Money.
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<p>Q. Had she any Intention of Lewdness with you, do you think?</p>
<p>Andrews. No, I do not think she had - I was not much frightened when the Woman threw me down upon the Bed; but, when the Man came up, I was very much afraid.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He said before the Alderman that he did not know the Woman that robbed him.</p>
<p>Andrews. I never said so.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I had no Intention to cheat him of it; I was weighing some Filings, and some part fell out of the Scale; and he coming down Stairs just at the Time, I did not care he should see it, so I laid it aside; he told me if I would confess he would not hurt me; if I had a mind to cheat him I had Opportunities enough.</p>
<p>Fessey. I am a
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<p>Bartlet. He gave two Guineas to Long Charles to have his Watch again, he knows it to be true.</p>
<p>Copperthwait. I advertised my Watch, and I had it again from Long Charles.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He took me up but on Tuesday last, why did not he take me up sooner?</p>
<p>Davey I was troubled at the Thing, and was afred or exposing myself, and thought People would laugh at me. I met her in Holbourn just by the some Place where I met her before; I spoke to a and desired him to assist me. I spoke to her, and said, How do you, do my Dear, she said, I do not know you, you have the Advantage of me; I told her how she had used me before, but she would not know me; so I charged the Constable with her, and committed her in order to bring her to Justice.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When he took me up, says he, You are the Woman that robbed me; I have lost my Money, and you shall pay for it, or some body else.</p>
<p>Davey. I told her I would have Justice done, and nothing else.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He said if I would give him half a Guinea he would make it up.</p>
<p>Davey. Several People advised me to make it up, but I refused it. - I never did offer or agree to make it up upon any other Account, than if she would ask my Pardon, and give me the Money, but she did not give me my Money. She sent for one who pretended to be her Husband, and he threatned my Life.
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<p>* Vide ante, No. 297.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Sunday, the 5th of June, as I was coming down Holborn-Bridge, I met a young Woman, who took me to Mrs Ballard's House; we went up one Pair of Stairs, and the young Woman called for some Liquor, which I suppose to be Gin; they had it and drank it, I never tasted it: I gave them Two-pence half-penny for it, they said it was not enough, so I gave them another Half-penny, and was for going away; says Ballard. You must not go till you make us a Present of something else, and I said, I would not give them any
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<p>Q. Was Ballard one of them?</p>
<p>Flannigal. I cannot positively swear, that
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person158" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was one that assaulted me, but she must be one concerned, because she was the Person I had my Things from again; the Watchman broke the Door open, and as soon as she found he was coming. she hid herself in a little turn-up Bed, that was in the lower Room - she got in between the Head of the Bed and the Wall; the Constable took her out from thence; after I got to the Watch-house, I said, if you will let me have my Things I will let you go;
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person159" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> made Answer, and said, if the Constable would let her go back again, very likely she might find them; and the Constable told her he would let her go back again; and accordingly she went back, and they found them. - The Watchman said he found them in the Bed, where she hid them.</p>
<p>Q. Who was it delivered the Things into your Possession?</p>
<p>Flannigal. The Constable has had them all this Time, till now.</p>
<p>Q. Was it the Constable or a Watchman that went with her back?</p>
<p>Flannigal. It was the Watchmen; one of the Watchmen delivered them to the Constable, and the Constable has kept them till now.</p>
<p>Q. Was
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<p>Flannigal. I am sure
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person161" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was there; and to the best of my Knowledge, she was the chief Person that stopped my Breath. - I was astonished; I was out of my Senses; they laid upon my Stomach, and stopped my Breath, so that I could fearce breathe - I cannot say whether Harris did it or no, but she was the first Person that threw me down upon the Bed, and lay upon my Breast.</p>
<p>Prisoner Harris. Was I the Person that was charged by the Watchman first; was there not some-body else discharged, that was concerned in it.</p>
<p>Flannigal. There was one made her Escape; that was the Woman that stood at the Door, with a Poker in her Hand, and threatned to knock me down.</p>
<p>Harris. I was not secured at all, till they had all made their Escape but me.</p>
<p>Flannigal. They all made their Escape but these two.</p>
<p>Harris. Did not you see the Remainder of the Women run over the Top of the House, before they took me?</p>
<p>Flannigal. Harris hid herself in a little bit of a Hole, like a Coal-hole; and the Constable pulled her out, and asked her what she had to do there, and she said she was asleep; I did not know which way the others went.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . A little before 11 o'Clock, at Night, on Sunday the 5th of June, I heard there was a Disturbance at a House in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17430629-15-off88 t17430629-15-crimeloc90"/> in Chick-Lane, I went down and beat pretty hard with my Staff at the Door, and bid them open the Door, but they would not come down to open it; at last, I saw a Way to put my Hand in, which I did, and shoved the Bolt back; then there was another Door at the Stairs-Feet, that went into a Room, and I set my Back against it, and burst it open, and went up Stairs; there was a Woman with a Poker in her Hand, and she got away presently; and there was one got away over the Houses; I came down Stairs again, and searched this lower Room, and found Ballard behind the Bed, and Harris in the Closet; and then the Prosecutor said, that Harris lay upon him, and stopped his Breath; then I went with them both to the Watch-house; and Ballard said, if there were any such Things lost in her House, she believed, if they would let her go, she might find them; accordingly I went back with her into this lower Room, where the Bedstead was turned up, which she stood behind, and she pulled the Bedstead down again, and there were the Buckles and the Cross lying upon the Bed; says she, they are; and I brought them, and delivered them into the Consta ble's Hands; Ballard said she knew nothing of them.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174306290009"/>Harris. Was I in the House when the Buckles were found?</p>
<p>Price. No.</p>
<p>Harris. Did not you find that my Apron was bloody?</p>
<p>Price Yes; and you said your Husband had been beating you.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Sunday Night, the 4th or 5th of June, I was at the Watch-house; a Man came and told me, there was crying out of Murder in Chick-Lane; I went and took my Watchmen with me; and the Neighbours said, they believed they had all made their Escape; however, I searched the House, and found the two Prisoners; Harris was in the Closet, and Ballard was behind the Bed, in the Room below Stairs; I carried them to the Watch house; and Ballard said, if I would let her go back, she would endeavour to find the Things; I sent three Watchmen with her, and in about a Quarter of an Hour they came back with the Things.</p>
<p>Q. Did Ballard say, that she was, or was not concerned in the Robbery?</p>
<p>Bothomly. She said, she was not concerned; but if she was not, what Occasion had she to hide herself.</p>
<p>Ballard. One of the other Watchmen found the Things upon the Bed.</p>
<p>Price. When she pulled the Bedstead down the Bed tumbled down, and there they lay - she did not take them up; she said, here they are.</p>
<p>Harris. I was a little in Liquor, it being Sunday Night; and my Husband beat me, and cut my Mouth, and made me in a Gore-Blood; and I went into the Closet to hide myself, and Ballard said, stay there, and he shall not hurt you.</p>
<p>Ballard. I was very ill, and had taken a Sweat, and I laid myself down upon the Bed - though the Bed turns up, there is room for any Body to lie behind it.</p>
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<persName id="t17430629-15-person165"> Elizabeth Harris
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person165" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> lived with me 4 or 5 Months, about 4 Years ago, and then behaved well; I never heard any ill of her, nor never had any Thought of it.</p>
<persName id="t17430629-15-person166"> Jane Stacy
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person166" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known Harris ever since she was a Baby; and knew her Parents to be very just honest People; she lived with me as a Servant, and she was very just and honest; I trusted her with all I had; I never lost any Thing, and never heard any ill of her, till now.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming along the Alley that Night, between 10 and 11 o'Clock; and that Man, which they call her Husband, was beating her; I asked her what was the Matter, she run into the House directly, and made me no Answer.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-15-person168" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Ballard was my Neighbour some Years (about 7 Years ago) I never knew her to do any Wrong to any Body. Ballard
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<p>Prisoner. I was going by the Door, and a Woman came out of the House with a Gown under her Arm, and desired me to take care of it; she said, she did not know but her Husband would come after her, and take it, and pawn it; this is done out of Spight to send me to another Nation.
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<p>Prisoner. He searched me, and found nothing upon me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-17-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday Night about 9. or a after 9 o'Clock; I was going to drink a Pint of Wine with two Friends at the Feathers Tavern, and went to the Larder to see what there was in it; and while I was at the Larder, there was a Cry of stop Thief; I went to the Door, to see what was the Matter; I had not been there half a Minute, before that Fellow (the Prisoner) came up very high to the Door; I saw him throw down a Handkerchief, and I took it up, there were two Men going to take hold of him by the Collar, just at that Time, said I, Here is the Handkerchief; this is the Handkerchief; I gave it to the Drawer, and bid him take care of it. I marked it with an A in Black-Ink at Col.
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<p>Prisoner. It was close by the Rose-Tavern that I saw the Gentleman, and not at the Feathers-Tavern.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-17-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard a Cry of stop Thief last Monday Night, about 9 o'Clock, or it might be something after 9; I saw the Prisoner run along; I laid hold of him, and stopped him by St. Clement's Church-yard, near the Feathers-Tavern - I did not see him drop any Thing; he was carried into the Feathers-Tavern; there was a Gentleman who owned the Handkerchief, which was picked up by another Gentleman.</p>
<p>Prisoner. There was no body stopped me; I stopped of myself; there was not one Soul laid hold of me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-17-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing by my Coach at St. Clement's Church yard, and heard a Cry of stop Thief; the Prisoner run round between the Pole of my Coach, and Mr Roberts; he was too ble for me, but Mr Roberts stopped him forward, and I stopped him behind.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body lay hold of him?</p>
<p>Harbin. Yes, or how should he be caught; we carried him into the Feathers-Tavern.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It is very unlikely I should run Mile with a Handkerchief, and then bring it again.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17430629-18-defend187 t17430629-18-deflabel109"/> On the 6th of June I lost these Things out of my Bureau, while I lay asleep upon the Bed; the confessed the Fact before the Justice, and went me and the Officer, where she had pawn'd and sold the Goods.</p>
<p>* Mrs Marsh is called Spinster in the Indictment; on the Evidence, it appeared she was a Widow; Court was of Opinion, that, as she was a single Woman, she may be a Spinster.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was not her Servant; I took a Lodging there; she keeps a disorderly House, and I was to go in Company; she bought the Gown on Purpose for me, and I was to give her half a Guinea for it. [This was denied by the Prosecutrix].</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-18-person192" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner 14 Years; she always pretended to me, that she belonged to Plays, &c. and was employed in Singing, and Dancing upon the Ropes, and dresses sometimes in Mens Cloaths. The 8th of this Month she came to my Shop in High-Holbourn, with this Gown upon her Back, and asked me to change it for something that fitted her better; she said, she had it out of pawn; and they would not let her try it on. without buying it outright; I gave her another Gown for it, and two Shillings to boot, and 18 d for this Apron.</p>
<p>Prisoner. A Dutch Woman carried me to Mrs Marsh, and had half a Crown for carrying me; I was to give her 8 s. a Week for my Lodging and Board; she lent me these Things to put on to go into Company.
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<p>Ann Christian I happened to be in the Yard, and heard my Mistress scream out; I found her in the Passage, upon the Ground, and the Prisoner lying upon her; he knocked me down, and stunn'd me, and knock'd the Candlestick out of my Hand; he owned the Fact before the Justice, and said, that he did intend to rob them that Night.</p>
<p>Prisoner. As to my knocking her or her Maid down I never did; I am not the Person.
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<p>Merrick. Ask what Cloaths I had on then.</p>
<p>Marvin. He had grey Cloaths on then, and a blue Apron; and the other had the same Cloaths he has now, and a blue Apron.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-21-person220" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Collector belonging to the Turnpike; I heard a Cry of stop Thief; the Prisoners came up in blue Aprons, as if they had been Poulterers; and Merrick threw the Linnen into a Ditch; I took it up, and a Gown, which Mrs Malkin owned to be her's, was in that Bundle; I followed him as far as the Dear Garden, and endeavoured to collar him; I lost my hold, and he got away: I saw Davis running, with a good deal of something in his Apron, which I took to be Linnen, he threw it into a Ditch.</p>
<p>William Hall. I heard a Cry of stop Theif; I saw Mrs Malkin come out of her House: I saw the Prisoners run; and Mr Marvin pursued them: I I saw some Linnen lie in a Ditch, and Merrick run into my Lord Cobham's; and I saw some Linnen on the other Side of the Bank. I followed Mr Marvin and Davis up to Sadlers Wells; Marvin and Flowers had hold of him before I got up to them - I did not see him throw away the Linnen: Davis struck me, and was very loth to go with us.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-21-person221" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was coming along, Mr Marvin cried stop Thief; and was pursuing Davis; and Davis cried stop Thief, stop Thief; I said hold of him; says he, Do not stop me, for I am running after two Boys, who have pushed a Woman's Stall down; he gave me a push on the Side</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-21-person222" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw Davis running with something in his Apron, and throw some Linnen out of his Apron into a Ditch; when so done, Mr Marvin followed him, and cried out, stop Thief; no Body stopped him, till he came to the Top of
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<p>Flowers. I saw it took up in the Ass Field.</p>
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<p>Merrick. We went out with a Design to wash, and as soon as we turned into the Field, 2 Men said we had robbed somebody of some Linnen; we were only running after 2 Boys who had thrown a Woman's Stall down. - My Father and Mother live at Brentford</p>
<p>Richard Hippesley. I keep a publick House, the Sign of the White Hart in Old Brentford : Merrick lived with me 5 or 6 Weeks; he came from me the 5th of this Month; I would not have had him have left me but he did not care to stay. - He behaved honestly to me. - I have heard he has some Relations at Brentford, but I never saw them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-21-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live next Door to the last Witness; the Prisoner has been at Work for me sometimes, when he had nothing to do for his Master: I have known him 2 or 3 Months.</p>
<p>Hippesley. I have known the Boy 11 or 12 Weeks, he lodged with me some Time before he was my Servant.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did you find any thing upon me?</p>
<p>Gardiner. I don't say that I did.</p>
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<p>Boone. The Boy came, and asked for 3 d for his Lodging, and to buy some Bread and Cheese, and when I gave him the 3 Pence, he put the Things out of his Apron, or something that he had before him, and said he would leave them; said I, Take them away, for I will not have them; he said he must leave them till the Morning, and he would bring the 3 Pence again; I called to him twice to come back, but he would not.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Are you sure I took it from you?</p>
<p>Hayfield. I had it but just before, and found it upon you.
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<p>Prisoner. Ask the Gentleman whether he is sure I took it out of his Pocket; I have never a Friend in the World - I am between 15 and 16 Years old.
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<p>Prisoner. They bid me bring the Things into the Lodge.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to ask the Boy to bring the Things up to the Lodge?</p>
<p>Kingston. He is a loose Boy that comes after the Thieves, he brought them in, and being a little surprised, he threw them into the Lodge; so I told Mr Cox it was proper to stop the Things and the Boy too, till we could come at a little better Knowledge of the Affair, and in about a Quarter of an Hour's Time he confessed that he took them out of the Boat, and brought them away clandeslinely; they were taken out of a little one Mast Boat, and he said no Body was on board the Boat when he took them - I am an Under-Turnkey, my Business is to look after the Rats and Mice.</p>
<p>Cox. When the Person who was the Carrier of the Goods came to him, he said the Prisoner went into the Boat with an Excuse to help a Man to gather up some Wheat, for he had burst a Sack, and the Man who was to carry the Goods, took him to be
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<p>Prisoner. Casey delivered the Wallet to me.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I have no Council to plead for me; I was disappointed * in that; I keep a Milliner's-Shop in Convent Garden; I never went by the Name of Smith in my Life; my Name is unhappily Yates or Holmes.</p>
<p>* The Law allows not the Assistance of Counsel, as to matter of Fact, on any Indictments for Felony, yet, it is the Opinion of many, it would be never the worse, if it did; for, it seems very strange, to allow a Man this Assistance, in Defence of his Property, and deny it to him, when his Life lies at Stake. See Preface to the Collection of State Trials, 6 Vol. Fol. and Whitelocke's Memorials, p. 433.</p>
<p>*Wheeler. Col.
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<p>Q. Had she any Bundle when she went into the House ?</p>
<p>Wheeler. She had no Appearance of a Bundle; I am sure she is the very same Person.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-28-person279" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a Publick-House in Oxford Market; as I was at my Door, I heard somebody call Mr Norman; I turned about, and saw Mrs Wheeler have the Prisoner hold by the Petticoat, and was bringing her along; and desired me to come to her Assistance; and, in the mean Time, took the Prisoner over to her own House; and then I went into my own House again, and sent my Wife; and when I came, the Door was bolted, or latched; I stood a Minute or two, and the Door was opened; there was a Parcel of Linnen lying upon the Floor; I can swear to some of them. Mrs Wheeler was making a great Noise, and said, she was robbed of all she had: There were four Shillings and some Half-pence lying on the Floor; the Prisoner pulled four Shillings out of her Pocket, and gave Mrs Wheeler two; and said, the other two were her's; she began to cry, and begg'd for God's Sake, that she would let her go about her Business; for she was a poor unfortunate Woman, and did it to support a young Child, which she had.</p>
<p>Prisoner. About six Weeks ago, Mrs Smith came to my Shop to speak to me (she owed me 16 s. 6 d.)
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<p>* This comes with a very ill Grace from the Prisoner, whose Life is probably owing to the Compassion of the Prosecutrix: For had this Felony been laid to have been committed (as the Fact was) in a Dwelling-House, it had been a capital Offence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-28-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Sunday Mrs Wheeler came to the Prisoner, and fell a swearing and cursing, and said, if there was never another Woman in the World she would hang her, and that if she had an hundred Sisters she would hang them all if they were guilty of such a Thing; she was swearing and cursing all the while she was there; she was ready to tear a Man to Pieces for speaking to the Prisoner; the Prisoner fell in a Fit - This is Mrs Wheeler, she has got a black Eye now, but she had none then.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mr Thredgold is Landlord of the House, and was in Newgate last Sunday with the Prosecutrix.</p>
<p>Mr Thredgold (sworn). I never saw the Prisoner, from the Time she was put into the Coach, when she was taken, till the Time she came to this Bar - I am Landlord of the House.</p>
<p>Prisoner. You were in Newgate with the Prosecutrix and 3 other Persons on Sunday - I do not mistake the Person.</p>
<p>Thredgold. What Time was I there?</p>
<p>Prisoner. About 5 or 6 o'Clock.</p>
<p>Thredgold. I was at Marybon Church at that Time [This was confirmed by another Gentleman of the Jury].</p>
<p>Thredgold. What Cloaths had that Person on?</p>
<p>Prisoner. He was in blue grey.</p>
<p>Thredgold. I have no such Cloaths.</p>
<p>The Foreman. I have known Mr Thredgold these 20 Years, and I never saw him in such a Suit.</p>
<p>Prisoner. His Cloaths were a light blue grey - If I am mistaken in the Gentleman's Face, I ask his Pardon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-28-person281" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about 4 Years; I have nursed three Children for her; this is the third, and I never heard any ill of her.</p>
<p>Q. Did you Never hear any Ill of her?</p>
<p>Coxon. No; not from any Person of Credit.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-28-person282" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about 3 Years, she used to buy Goods of me - I am what we call a Higgler; she used to buy Butter and Eggs, Fowls, Geese, and Piogeons, a, and always used to pay me very well; I never heard any Harm of her, she always lived in good Lodgings, and always lived in Credit wherever; she lived; she has come several Times to see me; I have nothing locked up, every thing lies at Rack and Manger, and I never missed any thing.
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<p>Levinus Vandervan. I was drinking at the Hercules Pillars, and this Gentlewoman came crying out Stop Theif; I ran after the Prisoner, and said, you are the Man that has robbed a Gentlewoman. D - n the B - h, says he, she has been abusing me, and I will get a Warrant for her; and desired that I would let him go, and he said, G - d d - n you. I will cut you across the Face with a Candlestick, which he had in his Hand, and said he would knock me down with it; and when the Gentlewoman came up, she charged him with the Robbery, and he said if they were at his House she should have them again.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I was standing at my House in Turnmill street. I never saw the Bundle, nor never saw the Gentlewoman before in my Life.</p>
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<p>. Was any of the Watchmen going the Rounds with you?</p>
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<p>Q How long had you been there before she came in?</p>
<p>Palmer. She came in, in less Time than I have been speaking about it; Said I, Polly, what do you do here; I put my Hand in my Pocket, and gave them Six-pence to drink among them. and came away, I did not stay at all; and as I was coming back again, this Moll Rosum followed me, as far as my own Door (for I was going to unlock my Door to see whether all was safe,) she came up to me and said, Well, I thank you, my Dear, God bless your Cock, or something to that Purpose : She clapp'd her Hand to my Breeches, and went away directly. I did not miss my Watch at that Time, but about a Quarter of an Hour afterwards I felt for it, and it was gone; then I suspected that she had it, as nobody had been near me but her: Away I went down again to Little Charles's to look for her, and there was
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<interp inst="t17430629-30-person302" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , says I, Sarah, Moll Rosum has got my Watch; and she said she would find her, but I did not find Poll till Ten o'Clock that Morning. I found her at the Three Tuns, hollowing, and making a Noise in her drunken Airs; I brought her down to Little Charles's, but could not make her own it; and some of the same Sortment that were there said, D - n you, you old where, are you not ashamed to serve my Master so, if you do not give him his Watch, I'll do you a Mischief. The Prisoner was pleased to use a great deal of scurrilous Language; Says she, Is that your Watch? D - n you, you Dog, do you know your Watch? Then she put her Hand into her Bosom, and pulled out a Seal and Ribbon; said she, Do you you know that, if you do not know your Watch? and I said yes, I could swear to it; I could to the Seal, if I could not to the Ribbon: Come, says she, if you will
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174306290018"/> give me a Quartern, I will give you your Watch; so I was forced to comply, and I gave her 7 or 8 Quarterns, but could not get it; now, says she, your Watch is pawned for 15 s. and if you will give me 16 s. and 6 d. I will fetch it out of Pawn; so I gave her 16 s. and 6 d. and followed her to the Bull and Butcher at Cow-Cross, and then to the Boar's Head Tavern, and said, Now, Poll, let me have the Watch; and she laid the Watch down on the Table, and I took it up; she said, You son of a B - h, there's your Watch, you shall be one Pint of Wine and I will be another, and we will drink together; and we drank 3 Pints of Wine together - she laid the Watch down on the Table at the Boar's Head Tavern in Smithfield, and insisted on a Pint of Wine; and after I had taken it up, she said, Now you have got your Watch, you shall see I do not mind a Pint of Wine any more than you do, I will be a Pint with you; She had a pretty deal of Money in her Pocket then; I believe she deceived me in the pawning of the Watch.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mr Palmer, where was you 2 or 3 Times along with me before that?</p>
<p>Palmer. No where.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not you send
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<p>* See No 303. P. 187.</p>
<p>Palmer. I will explain that a little: About 2 or 3 Months ago, I was going my Rounds, and met her, says she, Master, won't you give me a Dram? (she was very drunk) says I, you are too old to be a Whore now; there is no Body will have any thing to do with you, it is Time to leave it off now, and if you don't you will go to Hell into the Bargain. - She said if she could get half a Crown she would leave it off; that she had not half a Crown in the World; said I, it is hard that all you have in the World is not worth half a Crown; if I thought it would do you good, I would not value half a Crown, and I bid the Woman at the Chandler's Shop give her 2 s. and 6 d. and I would give it her again; said I, perhaps 5 Shillings will do you more Good, and the Woman gave her 5 Shillings by my Order: Poll, is not this Truth? [The Prisoner did not deny it]</p>
<p>Prisoner. You were upon the Bed with me when you missed your Watch, when you kissed me and hugged me, and called me, My Dear: Did not you find your Watch again your own self; I did not think you would expose yourself after this Rate.</p>
<p>Palmer. After a Month's Imprisonment, and starving alive, I should have thought you would have talked in another Manner; I submit it to the Court, whether they think I would have to do with such a Creature, as that, when there are fine Girls enough to be had - I thought, as I was Constable, I was very safe; I was not afraid; I thought they would not offer to rob me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430629-30-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I had a Warrant brought to me, to serve upon the Prisoner; and when I took her she owned she took the Watch; and she said, if she died, it was for the Man that she loved; this is the Watch that was delivered to me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ask Mr Peck how he came by that Watch?</p>
<p>Peck. It was given to me at Justice Poulson's, the 4th of this Month.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Mr Palmer, let me see whether that is the Watch, or no.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never saw it with my Eyes before.</p>
<p>Chapman. She was there, and drank part of two or three Pints of Wine, and delivered the Watch to Mr Palmer.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have been guilty of no Misdemeanour, but what I did in private to pleasure my Master. Mr Palmer knows I am trusted by the Heads of the Parish, and never wronged any Body.
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<p>Chandler. Did not I ask you whether you had not lost a Sheep?</p>
<p>Stone. You never did ask me that Question.</p>
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<p>Cotterel. I cannot justly tell the Value of it.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ask him how he came there?</p>
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