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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174309070001"/>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 September 7, THURSDAY 8, FRIDAY 9, SATURDAY 10, and MONDAY 12.</p>
<p>In the 17th Year of His MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>Right Hon.
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<p>LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.</p>
<p>NUMBER VII.</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="174309070002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE 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 had lived Servant with my Master about Ten Days, and he used to follow me up and down. Stairs all Hours of the Day, and offered me Money, and I would not take it; and he put upon me so much at last that I did take the Money; this is the Money be gave me. - I do not know what Pieces there were.</p>
<p>The Prosecutor being asked, whether he did not give her this Money for Favours. he said he never offered, or gave her any such thing.
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<p>* Tho' this Fact was so laid in the Indictment as to some within the Statute, to exempt the Prisoner from Clergy, in Favour of Life, such Statutes are construed strictly; and in this Case of Shop-lifting, it has all held, the Felony must be of such Goods are are usually sold in such Shop; This Gown was not there therefore the Prisoner would not have been capitaliy convicted, though the Value had been proved as laid in the Indictment.</p>
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<p>Maltus Paine. On the 11th of August, about three or four in the Afternoon, the Prisoner brought me a Piece of Lace to pledge; I have had some little Dealings with him before, and he has told me he was a Lace Merchant; the Night before this, I happened to have some small Information from a Gentleman who has another Indictment against the Prisoner, that he had lost a Piece of Lace which I had taken in, and that gave me some Suspicion of the Prisoner; that was the Thing that brought this to light, or else I had taken this Piece in from him; for I took him to be a Man of Reputation and Character; he asked me five Guineas upon it; I asked him whose Property it was, he said, it was his own; I said, it is very possible it may be your own; but I am informed that I have a Piece in my Custody that you brought me that is not your own, and I will know whose this is; so I stopped him, and had him before a Justice - he did not make any Confession, he said, he received it from a Perriwig maker that was making Wiggs for him - I believe I should not have lent him five Guineas upon it - he said it was his own, and that he dealt in Lace - he did not seem surprized, he was not under any Confusion - I have made it my Business to enquire after him, and People give him but a very indifferent Character - this is the same Piece I had of the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-6-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Aug. 11. I went to Mr Paine's Shop the Prisoner was in the Shop, and Mr Paine had this Piece of Lace in his Hand; Mr Paine asked him what he would have upon it; he told him; Mr Paine asked him how he came by it; the Prisoner said, Why do you ask me that Question? I deal in it. Mr Paine said, he must know how he came by it; so Mr Paine charged me with him, and as we were going along, I stopped at my own Door about a Letter, and the Prisoner was gone in a Minute, he run away, and got into Great Russel Street, I cried out stop Thief, and took him again; Now, says Mr Paine, you have spoiled all your Innocency, for you would not have run away if you had been innocent; I asked him where he lived, he said, he had a Lodging in Maiden-Lane Covent-Garden; and he said before the Justice that his Name was
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<p>Prisoner. I never said my Name was Day, for my Name is Earl.</p>
<p>Hull. I went to Mrs Mason's, whose Property I thought it was, and she was not in Town; and on Saturday Mr Paine heard that this was Mrs Morris's Lace.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I had this Lace of a Person whose Name is Day, at Reading in Berkshire, the 1st of May, at the Fair; I r apped Goods for it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-6-person81" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have a first Floor in Mr Pearce's House, and deal in Lace; the Prisoner came on the 29th of June, about ten in the Morning, and said he wanted seven Yards of Mecklin Lace, of about 10 s. per Yard; I shewed him one, he said, he would give me Nine; I told him I would take no less than Ten; and that as he seemed not to understand the Value of it, if he paid me the Money, and did not like it afterwards, I would give him the Money again; I opened another Box, and he put his Hand in and took out a Piece; I took the Piece out of his Hand, and said they were above his Price; then he clapped his other Hand, with his Handkerchief in it, upon the Corner of the Box, and I imagine he took the Piece of Lace that way, (I had put the Piece up again that I shewed him) and as he went out he offered me 9 s. 6 d. About an Hour and an half afterwards I missed the Piece of Lace that he stole out of the Box that he put his Hand into; and about three or four Days afterwards I missed five Pieces more, two of six Yards three Quarters, two of six Yards, and two that were but Remnants; then was I dubious, whether some of my Servants had not stole them: I went to Mr Paine's, and told him, I had lost several Pieces of Lace, and he was very ingenuous in shewing me what Laces he had; this is the Piece I had of Mr Paine, the other Piece that I lost then I never had - I am very positive this is my Lace, and that I missed this Piece of Lace the 29th of June: I believe the Lace went all at the same Time, for I never saw the Prisoner since - This is not the Piece that I missed at first - I did not shew this particular Piece of Lace to him - I opened two Boxes of Lace, and this was in one of the Boxes - I missed one Piece out of one Box, and five out of the other - the Night before he came I told my Laces over - I did not tell them over again till three or four Days after he was there.</p>
<p>Maltus Paine. Mrs Mason was at my House, and was telling my Wife of her Misfortune, in losing several Pieces of Lace. I said, I have taken in two Pieces, may be one or both may be your's. I shewed the Lace to her, and she was very positive to this Piece; this Piece I had of the Prisoner. The next Day afterwards he came with another Piece of about thirteen Yards, and then I stopped him and the Lace too. When he brought this Piece of four Yards and an Half, I asked him several Questions, and he gave me such satisfactory Answers, that really I had no Suspicion of him. I lent him a Guinea upon it.</p>
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<p>Q Did he run bravely?</p>
<p>Hull. He ran most stoutly, and said there were Business running after him, but I took him and carried him before Justice Moore, and then he said his Name was
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<p>375. +
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<p>Q. What Time of the Day was it?</p>
<p>Cole. I believe it was better than half an Hour after Five.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever seen the Prisoner before?</p>
<p>Cole. I believe I have. - I knew him immediately when I saw him afterwards, at the George in Piccadilly, that Day Sev'nnight. - I went there about my Master's Business, and saw the Prisoner in the House. I asked the People of the House if they knew that Man, and they said yes; and I said that Man had robbed me. I then acquainted my Fellow-Sufferer, Mr Pearson, with it, and the next Day we went with the Man who keeps the George to the Prisoner's House: - He keeps a Publick-House, (the Rose and Crown) between Marybone and
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<p>Q. When you drank with him, were you sure the Prisoner was the Person that robbed you?</p>
<p>Cole. Yes, I was very sure of it.</p>
<p>Q. Did he seem any ways shy when you were drinking ?</p>
<p>Cole. While we were drinking the first Pot of Beer, I thought he looked a little Shy, and that he looked hard at Mr Pearson.</p>
<p>Prisoner What Time of the Day was it that I was upon Hounslow Heath ?</p>
<p>Cole. I believe better than half an Hour after five in the Evening.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What coloured Coat had I on?</p>
<p>Cole. He had a Surrout Coat, a close bodied Coat, it was a very ordinary thread-bare Coat, with Holes in it, and a narrow brimm'd Hat.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I never had such a Coat.</p>
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<p>Q. How far is the Seven-Dials from Hounslow?</p>
<p>Pearson. I believe about ten Miles.</p>
<p>Q Do you think a Man can ride that in about half an Hour?</p>
<p>Pearson. According as the Horse is - the Horse was wet with Sweat.</p>
<p>Q. What Colour was the Horse?</p>
<p>Pearson. It was a Sort of a Chesnut.</p>
<p>Q. You say it was better than half an Hour after Five, are you sure it was not turned of Six?</p>
<p>Pearson. It was not.</p>
<p>Q. When you were drinking with him, and knew him to be the Person, why did not you lay hold of him then?</p>
<p>Pearson. Because I would be sure before I got a Warrant to apprehend him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-10-person114" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the Horse and Groom in George-Yard by Grosvenor square, the Prisoner has hired Horses of me several Times; for one Day at a Time, never any longer, and always kept very good Hours - I cannot swear he had a Horse that very Day - I think it was a
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<p>Q. to Pearson. Do you know what coloured Horse he was on ?</p>
<p>Pearson. I am not well skilled in Horses - I do not know whether it was a Sorrel or a Chesnut; Mr Bowles said he had a Horse of him, and that he had been upon some secret Expedition.</p>
<p>Q. to Bowles. Had you any Discourse with the Prisoner about that ?</p>
<p>Bowles Then the Prisoner came back again, I said, with you have any thing to drink, he said, he did not came to drink, he had been drinking pretty hard; at this he had a Quartern of Brandy, and said, he believed he had done the Business he went about very well - I believe it was between seven and eight in the Morning when he had the Horse.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I deny the Robbery; I was at Dinner in Short's Gardens that Day, between two and three, and staid till between six and seven in the Evening.</p>
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<p>Q. What makes you think it was on a Saturday!</p>
<p>Newbury. By the Receipt - I have no other Reason.</p>
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<p>Q. You say you dined with the Prisoner between two and three, how long did you stay?</p>
<p>Burden. I staid till near seven, we had Beans and Bacon for Dinner - we drank Beer, and Water and Brandy - we sat in a little Room next the Street - there was only the Gentleman at the Bar, Mr Newbury, and his House-keeper.</p>
<p>Mr. Fox. The Prisoner has had several Hampers of Wine of me, and paid me very honestly. I have known him but a little while; the Gentleman that recommended him to me, gave him a good Character. I am acquainted with the Brewer who serves him. and he says he drew a great deal of Beer.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-10-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about sixteen Years, his general Character was that of a very honest Man; his Father was a considerable Farmer, and the Prisoner rented a Farm of 200 l. a Year. - This is about 16 Years ago. I do not know any thing of his Character now.</p>
<persName id="t17430907-10-person122"> William Crow
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<interp inst="t17430907-10-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about four Months, he has dealt with me for spirituous Liquors, and always paid me well.</p>
<p>- Fuller. I have known the Prisoner about a Year, he has lived there about a Year and an Half, and I believe he got a comfortable Living. I know there is Bread to be got, because my Father lived there some Years ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-10-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about two Years, I believe him to be an honest Man. I served him with Coals, and he always paid me very honestly. I live within Half a Mile of him.</p>
<p>- Graham. I have known the Prisoner ever since he lived at Paddington. I am Foreman to Mr Barret, of Brentford, who is a Master Brick-maker, and Landlord of his House, and I always pay my Men there. I never heard any thing am is of him before; there are about thirty of Mr Barret's Men are obliged to use his House.</p>
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<p>Q. How came you to be such a wicked Fellow to rob your Father?</p>
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<p>* See Sessions Paper, October 1740. No 459, p. 255.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did you never declare, that if the two Jews had not been gone, you would not have impeached me, for that I was entirely innocent?</p>
<p>Pass. No.</p>
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<p>- Green. I live in Pump-Court by Devonshire-square. On the 25th of July, in the Evening, as I was coming out of Bishopgate street, I overtook the Prisoner, and asked if he had got any Stockings to fit me; he went Home with me, and I bought a Pair of him, and he gave me a Pot of Beer.</p>
<p>Pass. This Woman is his Whore.</p>
<p>- Green. The Prisoner was very much fuddled, and I desired him to stay at my House, and he lay there all Night, so that he could not be guilty of that Thing, for he was with me, the 25th at Night. Pass came to my House the 26th in the Morning, and was married that very Day. I went to Pass's Wedding about ten o'Clock that Morning. Clay was then at my House.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I did not burn it, the Goldsmith burnt it, and he must very well know new Goods from old, though it was cut - I do not know the Goldsmith's Name.</p>
<p>Court. Though he did give the full Price, he ought to be prosecuted for buying such Things of a Boy.</p>
<p>Panton. I thought as he gave a Market Price, it would not signify any Thing; besides, I do not know his Name.</p>
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<p>The Court advis'd Mr Clifton to be more cautious with whom he dealt, left he should be indicted himself.</p>
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<p>Margaret Green. The Prisoner came into my Shop in Cranbourne-Alley, by Leicester-Fields, and asked for a Hat, I shewed her one, which was too large, and while I was getting another, I saw her take a Hat off the Counter, and she pinned it under her Apron to her Petticoat; she bid me Half a Crown for one, and was going out of the Shop, and said she would not have any; said I, if you will have none, I must search you; she ran away from me, I followed her, and brought her back, and she offer'd me Sixpence to make it up. I took the Hat from her, and desired
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<p>Q How often have you been an Evidence here?</p>
<p>Doody. But once, that was against one +
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<p>+ Dec. Sessions, in this Mayoralty. See Trial, No. 13. Page 9.</p>
<p>Q Does the Carrier set up his Waggon at the Crown Inn in St James's Market ?</p>
<p>Carr He sets up in Smithfields; the Waggon stood all Night in the Street; the Crown-Inn is the Corner of Hog-lane in St Giles's</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you carry the Fowl to my Mother's House, or to mine?</p>
<p>Doody. I cannot tell whether it is your Mother's House or your's; I do not know who pays the Rent.</p>
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<p>Q Are you sure it was the 1st of May, because that was on a Sunday?</p>
<p>Carr. I was not just sure as to the Day, and I thought I had better under do it than over do it; it was on a Thursday.</p>
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<p>- Ward. I wash for Sir Jonathan, and I take this to be his Mark.</p>
<p>Doody. Before the Prisoner went to pawn the Shirts, his Wife picked the Letters out with a fine Needle.</p>
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<p>Doody. Cut of the Gussets of the Shirts.</p>
<p>- Ward. Some of the Shirts were marked on the Gussets, and some on the Skirts - I cannot tell where those Shirts were marked that were lost.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Prisoner use to come and pawn Things?</p>
<p>Matthews. Yes, his own wearing Apparel, and sometimes other Things, but I thought they might be his Mother's; I always before this Accident took him to be a very honest civil young Man.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you go into a private Room with her?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never saw the Man in my Life, 'till he made me a Prisoner.</p>
<p>Taylor. What the Plague in Hell did you never see me, when I go by you ten Times a Night.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you take the Key up to Bed with you.</p>
<p>Kelly. No, I commonly leave the Key in the Door. The next Morning she desired me to mend a Slit in her Shoe, about seven o'Clock. She sells Fruit.</p>
<p>Patrick Wall. I saw the Prisoner come in that Night at eight, and she bid us Good-morrow when she went out in the Morning about seven.</p>
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<p>The Council fo r the Prosecution opened the Nature of the Offence.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was at the Battle of Dettingen, in the Regiment of Woolsenbuttle, in the Austrian Service. My Lord, I am informed that the Government have not thought fit to prosecute, I desire therefore to be inform'd who is the * Prosecutor.</p>
<p>* A very proper Enquiry, as will presently appear; but it, unfortunately for the Prisoner, is fix'd on a Person not able to make him Satisfaction.</p>
<p>The Court thereupon inquir'd, and the committing Justice being upon the Bench, named a Gentleman of Rank in the Army, who soon after acquainted the Court that he was not the Prosecutor; whereupon
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<p>Q. Did you ever see him before?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Never before.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say to you at that Time?</p>
<p>Ross. He said to me, what Countryman are you? I said I was born in Holland.</p>
<p>Q. What are you now?</p>
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<p>Q. If you were born in Holland, how then came you to be a Subject of Great-Britain?</p>
<p>Ross. My Father was born in Scotland, he has a Company of Scotch Hillanders; they call them the Scotch Regiment; they are in the Service of Holland: My Father is now in Garrison at Art; He has been in Holland, near fifty Years.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know your Father was born in Scotland?</p>
<p>Ross. I have heard him say several Times that he was born in the Shire of Ross.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been in England?</p>
<p>Ross. Three Months and a Half and better. - I have been enlisted in General Harrison's Regiment since the 25th of May. - I was enlisted when the Prisoner met me.</p>
<p>Q. When you met together who spoke first?</p>
<p>Ross. He spoke to me first in French, and said how do you do, do you understand French? Then I stopped and answered him in French; said he, I have seen you before; may be so, said I. Then I went with him to the House of one
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<p>Q What Countryman did you tell him you were?</p>
<p>Ross. I told him I was a Frenchman; says the Drawer to him, Explain to him in French that he need not be afraid, for I, and my Master and Mistress are all
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<interp inst="t17430907-34-person340" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Drawer went out, and there came in a Chairman, I think his Name is Caibow; this Chairman thinking I could understand no English, said, if he would take him along with him he would go. - The Prisoner said it was a dangerous Thing to meddle with such Matters here; then the Chairman was called and went out, so the Prisoner came up to me, clapp'd his Hand upon my Shoulder, and said, I should be glad to have you for a Comrade, and you shall go with me to France; says he, I hope you are not against your own King and Country, meaning that I was a Frenchman: He said, if I would go with him, he would give me a Note under his Hand that I should be an Officer as soon as I came on the other Side of the Water; says he. I will give you 40 Livres. No says I, That is too little for such a Man as I am, I will have more as that - I spoke this in French. He put his Hand in his Pocket, and pulled out a French Crown. which I have here to produce, and said, he would make that 40 Livres more; (the French Crown was produced) this is worth
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<p>Q. What were they Frenchmen?</p>
<p>Ross. They all spoke French.</p>
<p>Q. What Country People do you think they are?</p>
<p>Ross. They are Irish People - the Prisoner is an Irishman; they talked both English and Irish; then I made a Proposal to him, that as he was a Man that understood English, and I could not, if he would go along with me down into Wapping to get my Goods, I would go with him where he pleased; he agreed to that, and pulled out half a Crown, and gave it to the People of the House, for a Lodging for me and himself, and for the Reckoning, which was Fifteen-pence Half-penny - we did not lie there; this was between five and six o'Clock; the Prisoner and I went to the Black-Boy and Trumpet at Tower-Hill, and I called for a Pot of Beer, I spoke to the Landlord, and desired him in Dutch to go to St Catharines, to get a File of Musqueteers, but he refused it, and said, I should go myself - the Landlord spoke Dutch - the Prisoner could understand some Words of what we said; then, I said, I would talk to him in English; and I told him he was my Prisoner, and I would hold him; I had no Money in my Pocket, but this Piece, that I had of the Prisoner, and the Landlord would not let us go without paying for the Beer; said I to the Landlord, keep this in your Custody till I come and pay for the Beer; then I took the Prisoner out of the House, and carried him before Justice Dennet.</p>
<p>Court. This is all mispending of Time; for the Man took him to be a Frenchman; we will suppose this Man was a Subject of his Majesty, of which there is some doubt, if he pretends to be a Foreigner, and can't speak a Word of English, he is to be taken for what he pretends to be.
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<p>* In an Indictment for Murder, the Value of the Weapon is found by the Jury; for the Weapon is a Deodand, forfeited to the King; and the Township are chargeable for the Value, if delivered to them.</p>
<p>She stood a second Time charged on the Coroner's Inquisition, for the said Murder.</p>
<p>The Examination of
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<p>This Examinant saith, that about five o'Clock this Morning, she having some Difference in Words with one
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<interp inst="t17430907-35-person347" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , who lodged in the same House with this Examinant, she took a Knife that lay near her, and threw it at the said
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<interp inst="t17430907-35-person348" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , which gave her a Wound in the Breast, of which Wound she instantly died.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-35-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Surgeon. On the 20th of July, the Church-Warden of Shoreditch Parish came, and desired me to look at the Body of the Deceased, which I did; and there was a Wound on the upper Part of the left Side of the Body, which penetrated between the first and second Rib, and there was a large Quantity of extravasated Blood lodg'd upon the Diaphragma; I am persuaded this Wound occasioned her Death.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-35-person350" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Kingsland Road, next Door to the Gentleman and Porter, the 16th of July, in the Morning, the Prisoner got up a little before four o'Clock, to hang up some Cloaths for Mrs Hornibrook, and afterwards sat herself down to cut some Matches; and the deceased
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<p>Q. Did Carter begin to quarrel with Lewis, or Lewis with Carter?</p>
<p>Price. They both began to quarrel together; but Carter's saying that, made
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<p>Q. Did the Knife slick in?</p>
<p>Price. I did not see the Knife till it was found bloody; then, I said,
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<interp inst="t17430907-35-person357" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> is in a Fit, and I got a little Water; but all we could do was to no Purpose, for she died presently.</p>
<p>Q. What did
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<p>Q. Did the Prisoner shew any Concern about it?</p>
<p>Price. She did not look much concerned.</p>
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<interp inst="t17430907-35-person360" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was lying upon a Couch, where the Prisoner was sitting, cutting of Matches; I was asleep, but the Noise waked me; when I awaked, I heard the Prisoner say, You B - h, I never was concerned with the Butcher in White-chapel for Sweet-Breads and Kidneys; the Deceased made answer, and said, I never gave a Butcher nor a Carman the Clap in White-chapel; the Prisoner said, if you say so again I will do you a Mischief; the Deceased rehearsed it over again; and being in Liquor, aggravated the Prisoner very much; the Deceased was in another Room - the Door was shut when these Words passed; there was but a slight Partition, that they might hear very well - the Deceased began first, for she was very much in Liquor.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Deceased in Bed or up?</p>
<p>Brown. She was in Bed; the Prisoner then opened the Door - there was no Lock upon the Door, it was a Sort of a Spring Bolt, tied with two Strings, and they were twisted round a Nail; and the Door was easily got open; the first Thing I saw, was, that the Prisoner laid hold of a Knife; which, I suppose, was the first Thing that came to her Hand - it lay upon a Chest of Drawers, and she flung it at the Deceased - I saw her sling it.</p>
<p>Q. Then she did not stab her ?</p>
<p>Brown. No, she flung it at her, and she received a Wound under the Collar-Bone, on the left Side; and the Deceased said, Lord, Lord, see how she has stabbed me.</p>
<p>Jury. Stabbing implies a sticking with the Knife in her Hand; did she strike her with it in her Hand, or did she throw it at her?</p>
<p>Brown. She flung it, I do assure you.</p>
<p>Jury. At what Distance was it flung ?</p>
<p>Brown. About two Yards and an half - then the Deceased said, Lord, Lord, see how she has stabbed me; and the Prisoner said, I am sorry for it; and if I have done it, I am willing to suffer, I will not run away.</p>
<p>Q. Do you upon your Oath say she threw it at her?</p>
<p>Brown. She flung it at her, I do assure you - I will never vary a Tittle for the best Person upon Earth.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I got up between three and four o'Clock that Morning, and was cutting of Matches, when she came in drunk; I got some Gin for her, and she would have had me have got some Tobacco; and as I would not do that, she abused, and aggravated me very much, and, I said, I would lick her; but my Landlady hindered me, says she, let her come; and as I could not come to her, I took up the Knife, and threw at her.
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