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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174312070001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING'S Commissions of the PEACE, and Oyer and Terminer, HELD FOR THE CITY of LONDON, AND County of MIDDLESEX, ON
<p>WEDNESDAY December 7, THURSDAY 8, FRIDAY 9, SATURDAY 10, and MONDAY 12.</p>
<p>In the 17th Year of his MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE First SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY OF THE</p>
<p>Right Honourable
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<p>NUMBER 1.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M.Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1743,</p>
<p>[Price Six-Pence.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174312070002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commission 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>
<p>
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<p>Parmenias Moore,</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>1.
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<p>* She said her right Name is Scarlett, and was 72 Years of Age.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. You say a false Thing, it is not so.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-1-person32" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The first Time the Prisoner came I was at the Door, and there was a Quarrel in the Street facing our House; the Prisoner said to me, what Quarrel is that, Madam? said I, I cannot tell, I know nothing of it: She asked me if I had any old Clothes to sell; I told her no. Says she, you have a lucky Planet in your Face, I will tell you your Fortune: I said come in; she asked for some Coffee, but I had none; so she said she had a Law Suit depending, and she must make an end of it; that she could not stay then, but would come another Day; and when she came she made me say, In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, that I would do all that she proposed to me. She asked me if I had any Paper that was never wrote on; I told her I had; I fetched her a Sheet, and she divided it into three Parts. She asked me for some Salt; I fetched some Salt, and she said by the Virtue of that Salt the Mould was to rise in the Cellar, and the Money was to come up. I cannot tell the Sum of Guineas she mentioned to my Husband, besides broad Pieces, and Silver; then she asked me if I had got the 20s. that I told her I would get against that Day. She made me make that Bargain with her before, but I did not intend to give her the 20 s. She asked me if I had the Value of 20 s. about me; I told her I had a good deal more; that I had a pair of Diamond Ear-Rings; she asked me how much they were worth; I told her they cost me 3 Guineas; then she said, In the Name of the Almighty God, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, put them into this Paper, and then she said, God Almighty prosper what we are a going upon: Then she asked if I could say the Lord's Prayer, and said I must fall down on my Knees and say the Lord's Prayer three Times over, and by Virtue of this the Mould in the Cellar was to rise, and I should find the Treasure. I stepped out and told my Husband, that I had a Fancy the Woman wanted to steal my Ear-Rings, so he bored a Hole through the Door to watch her, and if he found I could not deal with her, he was to help me: She had the Ear-Rings in a Paper, I looked at her and saw her slip them away, and I thought changed the Parcel: They were to be tied up in this Handkerchief, and I was to swear that I would not open the Handkerchief before she came again; my Husband seized hold of her Hand, gave me a Paper, and said to me, look what you have got there, and in the Paper there was a pair of brass Buttons; when my Husband seized hold of her Hand, he said my Wife's Diamond Ear-Rings are here; she denied it, spoke a great many scandalous Things, and swore and cursed very much; but in the Skirmish one of the Ear-Rings fell down and broke in two, and the other he took in her Hand.</p>
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<p>* He was capitally convicted in last December Sessions for a Street Robbery, and obtained his Majesty's Pardon. See Page 15. Trial 26.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-2-person38" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Sunday was Sev'night about a Quarter of an Hour after 11 at Night, my Pocket was pulled off my Side, the String was broke, and left about my Waist; I saw a Man by me, and saw him run, but I cannot swear to the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. Did you immediately miss your Pocket?</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-2-person39" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Yes; and felt something go, and cried out I have lost my Pocket, and then my Husband ran after the Man; - My Pocket was given into my Hand by another Person.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17431207-2-person40"> Abraham Heath
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<interp inst="t17431207-2-person40" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was coming by the Savoy Gate , my Wife cried out she had lost her Pocket, and immediately I saw the Prisoner run from my Wife's Side down the Savoy; I run after him, and before he was out of my Sight a Man said I have him, I am sure he is the Man.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He says I was always in his Sight, ask him whether it was dark or Moon-light.</p>
<p>Heath. It was dark.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have lived 15 Months at that Place, at the Blue Anchor, and it is as dark as a Dungeon, and if I had robbed the Woman, which I never did such a Thing in my Life, he could not see me, and he says he could, he takes a false Oath.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did not I say I found the Pocket, and would give it you, for it is none of mine?</p>
<p>Good. You said, here is a Pocket, Brother Soldier, I will give it you if you will let me go.</p>
<p>Robert Johnson I was coming by the Savoy and saw a Man in a white Frock stoop down and snatch something from Mrs. Heath's Side, and I immediately heard her say my Pocket is gone; I took the Pocket out of the Prisoner's Hand and gave it to Mrs. Heath.</p>
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<p>3. +
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<p>
<persName id="t17431207-2-person45"> Esther Hebert
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<interp inst="t17431207-2-person45" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Last Sunday was Sev'night between 9 and 10 at Night I lost my Pocket, almost facing
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431207-2-off13 t17431207-2-crimeloc15"/>; I was waiting for three Coaches to go by me, that I might cross the Way, and a tall thin Man like the Prisoner in a whitish Frock like a Livery Frock stooped down and stole my Pocket from my Side; I was told that such a Man was taken up, I went to the Justice's, and there I found my Pocket and my Things in it.</p>
<p>Jer . Briggs. I took the Things which belong to Mrs. Hebert out of the Prisoner's Pocket.</p>
<p>The Prisoner pretended he bought them of a Man at an Alehouse.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>4.
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<interp inst="t17431207-3-person50" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 29th of last Month about 2 o'Clock in the Afternoon, as I was sweeping my Door, I heard the Money-Till drop, I stepped into the Shop, and there was the Prisoner standing by the Counter: What do you want, said I; I want a Roll, says he: Said I, how came the Till down; said he, I did not touch it, and fell a crying: I said, I believe you are the Thief, it could not come out without your touching it. He denied that he touched it till he came before the Justice, and then he owned it. He said the Till was a little out, and in touching it, it fell down. - The Till was in it's place a few Minutes before, and no Body had been at the Till; it locks four Inches under the Counter, that no Body should see the Key.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>5.
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<interp inst="t17431207-4-person58" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , seeing some Things in her Apron, I sent for Mr. Bird to search her; the Spoon, some Headclothes, Candles, and half a Loin of Mutton were taken out of her Pocket Apron. - They were both prodigious fuddled. -</p>
<p>Mr. Bird, the Constable, said he never saw two People more in Liquor in his Life; they both lay drunk in the Wash house against the Door: That she said the Maid gave her some Things, and the Spoon might be bundled up among them, but she did not know it.
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<p>6.
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<interp inst="t17431207-5-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner came that Evening between 4 and 5 o'Clock, and I hid myself on the dark part of the Stairs to watch him till he came out of the Yard, and I saw him lay his Hand upon the Cupboard Door, but some Body coming in prevented him; and after that my Master caught him.</p>
<p>The Prisoner said it was strange that he should let me stay in the House an Hour after, and not charge me with it; and said if I would give him a Guinea nothing should be said of it.</p>
<p>This was denied by the Prosecutor, who said, he did not design to let him go till he had charged him with it.
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<p>7.
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<p>Valentine Vernon deposed, that he had employed the Prisoner out of Charity, and he had stole an Ammunition Shirt, which was found at a Pawnbroker's.
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<p>8.
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<p>10.
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<p>11.
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<p>The Prisoner's Mother-in-law said, she was a very honest Girl, never saw any harm by her, that she had taken Care of three Children for her.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I came from Warwickshire , I have been but six Months in Town.
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<p>Prisoner. Why did not you take me then if you says me do it?</p>
<p>Murray. Because you ran away; there was some of those Fellows his Accomplices came to rescue him, and I was obliged to send for a Party of the Guard in order to prevent a Rescue.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Was you behind me or before me when you saw me take it?</p>
<p>Carrol. I was between the Chair Poles, as I opened the Chair Door, the Captain was going into the Chair.</p>
<p>Q. What Pocket was it taken out of, that far thest from you, or next to you?</p>
<p>Carrol. I cannot tell, but I saw him take it fairly.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never was concerned in any such Thing in my Life; and have kept as good a House as any Man in England within these twelve Months.</p>
<p>Gray. When the Captain cried out Stop Thief, I took up this Handkerchief, and have kept it ever since.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you see me pick the Handkerchief out of the Gentleman's Pocket.</p>
<p>Gray. I did not.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I would ask the Captain, whether he can swear to that Handkerchief.</p>
<p>Murray. I looked at it when I was at the Justice; I know the Handkerchief, it is marked with an S, it is my Sister's Handkerchief.
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<p>15.
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<p>She was not tried on the other Indictment.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I desire to look at the Tankard to see whether I know it, or not.*</p>
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<p>Prisoner. This is trumped up by the Thief-Taker for the Sake of the Reward; they made me so disguised in Liquor, that I could not tell what I did.</p>
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<p>The Prosecutor said he had been informed, and believed the Prisoner was drawn in, that he did not abuse him, and recommended him to the Favour of the Court for his Majesty's Mercy.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I saved his Life - *</p>
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<p>Prisoner. What Dress was I in?</p>
<p>Herne. You had on a loose white Duffel Coat, a kind of a Rug-Coat, and I believe the same Waistcoat you have now.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What Horse had I?</p>
<p>Herne. A dark bay Horse.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Was there any Marks upon it?</p>
<p>Horne . I could not see any.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Take Notice, he says that I had the Ladies Money first.</p>
<p>Jennings . I saw one of the Ladies throw a Purse into his Hat before he took Mr. Herne's Money.</p>
<p>Herne . I did not know that there was any given to him before he had mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Was my upper Coat buttoned or unbuttoned?</p>
<p>Jennings . It was loose.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What coloured Horse had I?</p>
<p>Jennings. A large Horse, of a dark bay Colour, I cannot say whether it had any Marks.</p>
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<p>Q. What without tying him?</p>
<p>Pugh. Yes - I knew with the Horse he was upon that he could not ride away from me: When I got him to Missingham , he begged very hard to speak to the Gentlemen he robbed in the Coach; I took him into the Room to them, he fell down on his Knees, and asked their Pardon; he sai d he had lost a hundred Pounds the Night before at my Lady Mordington's , and that it was the first Fact that ever he committed.</p>
<p>- Holland. I have known the Prisoner from his Birth; he was put Apprentice to a Shoemaker, and was a Trooper or Dragoon in the Horse Service; he had a good Character in the Country.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I have got a Certificate from the and Church Wardens of the Place where I was born, with Regard to my Character.
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<interp inst="t17431207-21-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner came into my Master's Shop, who is an
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<p>Prisoner. I have been a little Lunatick these twelve Months; and if I did take it, I know nothing of the Matter.</p>
<p>A Person appeared in behalf of the Prisoner, who said he had worked as a Packer for Alderman Bernard and Mr. Lodge; that he had seen him write Lectures at Doctor Taylor's, and never knew any Thing amiss of him.
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<p>25.
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<p>26.
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<interp inst="t17431207-23-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (a King's Watchman) The Prisoner was employed by a Merchant to watch a Lighter of Sugar, I saw him come out of the Skuttle Hole with a Bundle; I asked him what he had got there; he said his Bed; I thought it was too little for a Bed, and it proved to be Sugar: I went down to the Lighter, and found a Hogshead broke open; I believe this to be part of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Watchmaker; on the 13th or 14th of November, 1741, Mr. Pitt sent his Watch to me to be mended, and it was stole out of my Shop in
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person192" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who told me the Watch had been offered to him for Sale, and that he could help me to the Person who offered it to him (I never had the Watch again.) This Person was one
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person193" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , otherwise Barefoot, but she since married one Miller, who lived in Rag-Fair; I got a Search-Warrant from Justice Richards, Jacobs took her up, and carried her to the Round-House, and she was searched, but nothing found upon her, or in her Custody, so she was discharged. I advertised twenty Guineas Reward for it, I employed one Harris a Thief-taker, but I never could get her taken up.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Two Years ago last November, I happened to go into Rag-Fair to buy a second-hand pair of Shoes; the Prisoner said to me, are you a Jew? I said, yes; she said, she had got a Gold Watch to dispose of, and she wanted me to help her to a Chap for it; I told her, I would try; I told my Father of it, and he, Mr. Levi, the Prisoner and I, met at the Green Man in Goodman's Fields; my Father said to the Prisoner, my Son spoke to me of a Watch you had to sell, and the Prisoner pulled out a middle sized Gold Watch - There was a Diamond on the Pendant, and a Diamond on the Button: Said I to my Father, how do they fix a String to this Watch? he said, the Ring was wanting.</p>
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<persName id="t17431207-24-person195"> Jacob Jacobs
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My Son Abraham told me there was a Gold Watch to be disposed of, that we might get a Penny by, and seeing Mr. Levi , I desired him to meet me to ask him his Opinion of the Value; the Prisoner pulled out a Gold Watch, I looked upon it, and said to my Son in the Hebrew Language, I am afraid that Watch is not honestly come by, for there are two Diamonds, and two very handsome Diamonds. Seeing an Advertisement, I went to Mr. Duhammel's, got a Warrant from Justice Rickards , went to her House in Rag-Fair, and took her in my Arms, and brought her out; I was in Danger of my Life, there was such a Parcel of Thieves came about us; Mr. Duhammel was to come the next Morning, but he being too short of coming, she was discharged - She offered to sell
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About two Years ago, on a Friday, I was in Company with Mr. Jacobs and his Son; Mr. Jacobs asked me, if I would buy a Watch, there was a Woman (I cannot say it was the Prisoner ) offered me a Gold repeating Watch to sell; she pulled it out of her Bosom - there was a Diamond upon the Button, a Diamond upon the Pendant - there was no Ring to the Watch - I did not ask her where she had it - I told her it would not do for me, for I did not understand the Value of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person197" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In November, 1741, I saw a Gold Watch with two Diamonds, which the Prisoner showed me; says she, I have got a Chance, and if you help me to a Chap for it, I will satisfy you; said I, Let me look at it; as soon as I saw it, I told her there were twenty Guineas Reward offered for it, and advised her to carry it to Mr. Dubammel ; she said, she would not, for she could make thirty Guineas of it. There was one Harris who kept her Company, but is gone off, said to her, You will come to be hanged for this Practice. Oh! says she, I am not afraid of that by Jesus God, as that is their Irish way of talking. I told Mr. Dubammel I could inform him where the Watch was, but she had so many Thieves about her, that if we went into Rag-Fair to take her, we should be knocked on the Head.</p>
<p>The Prisoner being called upon to make her Defence, said, that Berry was a Thief-taker, and desired he might go out of Court while her Witnesses were examined</p>
<p>Berry. She wants me to go out, because I should not discover who the Persons are, that come in her Behalf; for they are all like herself.</p>
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<persName id="t17431207-24-person199"> John Berry
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> said, if I went into her House I should be murdered; but we were all as peaceable as could be, and she came quietly along with us; we stripped her naked, all but her Shift, and searched every Part of her, and made her extend her Legs, for fear she should have concealed it; we went to her House, and searched that narrowly; we cut the very Beds open, but could not find it. The next Morning she was carried before the Justice, and discharged.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person200" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17431207-24-person200" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner ever since she was a Child; she lives in my Neighbourhood now - She never went to live out of the Place; she is a Child's-Coat-Maker; I never heard of any Dishonesty by her in my Life - I live in Cable Street; I buy and sell Clothes - I have bought Things of her, and never was challenged for any Thing that I bought of her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person201" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known her seven years, I never knew any Thing but what was just and fair of her - She is a Stay-maker, and buys and sells that sort of Goods.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-24-person202" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17431207-24-person202" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known her five years; I know her to be a Dealer in the Fair, I know nothing of her Character.</p>
<p>Q. Pray don't you know her to be a Woman of a very bad Character?</p>
<p>Austin. I don't dive into that, I have enough to do at Home; I only say what I know.</p>
<p>Q. to Berry. What Character has
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<p>Berry. She buys such Things - I know they all buy these Things - I don't know any Harm of them - I know nothing of their Characters, but that they deal that way -</p>
<p>Q. What, do you mean in stolen Things?</p>
<p>Berry. Mrs. Carlow has forty or fifty Thieves about her always, and they get these Things for her.
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<p>Prisoner. Was I any nearer to you, than only to give you the Six-pence?</p>
<p>Johnson. It was after you gave me the Six-pence that you robbed me; I said, you have robbed me, and then I came away - There was no other Person in the House but the Prisoner and the other Woman, neither of her Side nor mine.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that is the Woman that held you? Was not you in Liquor?</p>
<p>Johnson. No, I was not; I can take my Oath I have not been drunk these three Years.</p>
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<p>Q. Did the Man complain of any Thing?</p>
<p>White. I did not hear him complain.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a Character does the Prisoner bear?</p>
<p>White. I hear the good Woman at the Bar bears a very good Character - She is a Servant there.</p>
<p>Q. Why you say it is a bad House?</p>
<p>White . I have seen the good Woman a great many Times , and never heard of any Thing being laid to her Charge.</p>
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<p>+ 30.
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<p>Prisoner. My Lord, as I am a living Woman, if I was to do die for it, I never saw the Man in the House till he came with the Constable.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I do not want to hurt her in any Shape, only to give her a Caution not to do the same thing again.
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<p>- I am a Constable, I was sent for to take Charge of the Prisoner, and then the Prosecutor charged her with his Watch; she said, If I give you the Watch, will you give me what you promised me ( that was half a Guinea;) said I, have you made away with it; she said, no; I put my Hand down her Bosom, and felt something hard under her Armpit, and pulled it out by the Ribbon; she then wanted to go; I said no; I will be hanged if you go till I have carried you before a Justice, and the Watch was delivered to the Justice.
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<p>32.
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<p>33.
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<p>Job Matthew. I live in White-chapel; on the 23d of October, Mr. Ellis at the Coach and Horses told me, that Davis (who was my
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<p>Prisoner . I bought it of a Person I met in New Gravel Lane; he opened a Leather Bag, and shewed it me; there was about two Pound of Bohea, and a little Parcel of Green ; I gave him nine Shillings for the Whole.</p>
<p>Job Matthew. He said before the Justice it was in a Linen Bag, and now he says a Leather one: This Fellow came with a false Letter when I hired him.</p>
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<p>34.
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<p>35.
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<interp inst="t17431207-31-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> out of the Shop; the Prisoner immediately absconded - He was a Carpenter and Joiner, and had lodged with me about three Months; I took him up on the 18th of October, and I turned his Wife out the Tuesday following; and when she took away her Things, she left the Wig behind her: He came to my House the 17th of October with the Wig on; when I took him up, he owned the taking the Things, and that he sold the Plate for about 5 l. he said he was sorry for what he had done; he acknowledged he had used me very barbarously, and asked ten thousand Pardons, and said, he did not know how he should make me amends.</p>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431207-32-off181 t17431207-32-cd180"/> .</p>
<p>39.
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-32-person275" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17431207-32-person275" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost the Things mentioned in the Indictment; Yearby cried and owned when he was taken up, that he was concerned with
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<interp inst="t17431207-32-person277" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in robbing me; Dowles said he was sorry, he did not say he was concerned in the Robbery; Thompson owned the buying of the Things, and said, she gave Edwards six Shillings for them; I found a Pocket Apron upon her, and she said he gave it her.</p>
<p>- Wild, the Headborough, said, Thompson owned the buying them.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-32-person278" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .
<persName id="t17431207-32-person279"> William Edwards
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<interp inst="t17431207-32-person279" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17431207-32-person279" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> is my Uncle; on the second of November between eleven and twelve at Night,
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<interp inst="t17431207-32-person281" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17431207-32-person281" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and I, went to my Unkle's House to rob him; they helped me over the Pales into the Yard, I took the Things, and they stood at the Pales and received them; I carried them to Jemmy Thomson's House, and he and his Wife both got out o' Bed, and made a Fire to dry them; they looked them over, and he said his Wife should give us six Shillings for them, and she paid us the Money the next Day. Yearby and Dowles
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>40.
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<interp inst="t17431207-33-person292" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17431207-33-person292" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I take in Washing; the Prisoner used to come sometimes to my House, and stole these Things.
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<p>41,
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<p>+ 42.
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<p>*He was tried last September Sessions, for robbing a Waggon belonging to Sir
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-35-person301" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Sunday the 13th of November, about a Quarter before nine o'Clock at Night, I saw the Prisoner in the Shop stooping down with the Cheese in his Hands, I saw his long Back, and called out, Thieves, for God's Sake help, and he threw
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174312070016"/> the Cheese over the Hatch into the Highway; I clapped my Arms round his Waist, and held him till People came to my Assistance; in the Struggle I fell down, and he fell upon me, about two Yards from the Street Door .</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17431207-35-person302"> Ann Wallis
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<interp inst="t17431207-35-person302" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was drinking Tea with Mrs. Hudson, she went out into the Shop, and I heard Murder and Thieves cried; the Prisoner had been struggling with Mrs. Hudson, upon the Ground, and was got up again; he went to slip out at the Street Door, she had caught him hold by the Collar, and I took hold of him, and then he said, Take Care young Woman, do not drink too much Blood, for Fear in Time it should choak you - I saw the Cheese delivered into the Shop again over the Hatch, but I did not see him throw it out; when he came before the Justice, he asked Mrs. Hudson, whether she would go to the brown Bear , and drink, and make it up.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Are you sure I am the Person Mrs. Hudson had hold of?</p>
<p>Wallis. I am sure you are the Person, for Mrs. Hudson never let go her hold of you till such Time as the Constable came up.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-35-person303" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the Prisoner crawl along the Shop, and thought it was a Dog, for he crawled so low, that I thought it was impossible for a Man to do so; when I saw Mrs. Hudson run the length of the Shop, it struck into my Mind that what I saw crawling along was a Thief; I looked through the Sash, and saw the Prisoner throw the Cheese over the Hatch into the Street.</p>
<p>- Oliver. I saw the Prisoner and Mrs. Hudson struggling together in the Shop, about two Yards from the Hatch; they fell down, and the Prisoner was uppermost, she had him hold by the Collar, Lord have Mercy upon me, says she, what one Robbery after another; for she lost a Cannister of Tea not long before.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, I was coming by her Door, and hearing a Person cry out Thieves, I went to her Assistance, and she very readily received me into her Arms; I am now brought before your Lordship, and have no Person to appear for me, my Friends are all in the Country.</p>
<p>Hudson . He has a Matter of twenty four of the Heads of Covent Garden that know him, and never a one will come in his Favour.
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<interp inst="t17431207-36-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of September last, as I was going out of Town, the Prisoner came down Stairs, I thought she was not well, and asked her what was the Matter with her, she said she was extremely Ill with the Gravel and Stone; I desired her to send for Mr. Warner, a Surgeon, to come to her, but in talking with her, I thought I observed that she was fallen away, and suspected she had been with Child; I taxed her with having been with Child, she said she had voided a great Quantity of Water, that she was better, and said that she had not been with Child; I talked to her of having the necessary House opened, to search if any Child was there, which she insisted upon in order to clear her Character. On the 9th of November, I received a Letter from Mrs. Porter from Lincoln, where the Prisoner came from, in which she acquainted me, that she was two Months gone with Child before she came from thence; I told her of the Letter, and asked her concerning it; she then owned she had miscarried, and that she was five Months gone with Child when she miscarried; I sent for a Carpenter, and had the Vault opened, and there was a Child found.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the Child?</p>
<p>Mr. Porter. I saw it, but it was at some Distance, for it was so very nauseous, I did not care to come near it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-36-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Surgeon; on the 9th of November I was sent for by Mr. Porter to come to his House immediately; when I came, he said he had found out what he had long suspected; his Maid's being with Child: He had the Vault opened, and a Child was found; he desired me to look at it; I viewed the Child, but it had lain in the Soil some Time, so that the Skull was separated one Bone from another. Mr. Porter asked me, whether I thought there had been any Violence done the Child; I said it had lain there so long, that I could not form a Judgment whether there had or no.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a Male or a Female Child?</p>
<p>Warner. I took the Child to the best of my Judgment to be a Female Child, though it had lain till I could scarce tell what Sex it was; I was asked what Growth I thought the Child was; I said it was so large, that I believed it might be about nine Months; I could not tell whether the Mother had gone the full Time or not - I cannot tell whether it was born alive, or not.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner . Yes - My Husband is at Sea, his Name is Hill.
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<p>Q. Were they Friends before this?</p>
<p>Child. They were not Friends, or they had not fought; but they fought in order to be Friends with one another; they had fought twice before, and were parted both Times. Baker had given the Prisoner Challenges several Times - Baker had the better both Times, and that was the Reason he gave him the Challenge, because he thought himself to be a better Man than the other. I was the Deceased's Second, and took him up when he was down.</p>
<p>Q. How often had he been down?</p>
<p>Child . I believe about a Dozen times; they fought near half an Hour - Baker was down oftenest ; the Prisoner had the Advantage in the Falls, but as to the Blows, I cannot tell who had the Advantage.</p>
<p>Q. Did they part at last?</p>
<p>Child. No; Baker was down, and I said, they should fight no more. As soon as the Words were out of my Mouth, they both went away; and Baker being asked by the Prisoner, whether he would drink, he said, he could not drink, but he would fight him another Time - I am very certain this fight was to make Things up; for there was a Difference between several of us besides.</p>
<p>Q. When did the deceased appear to be ill?</p>
<p>Child. He was ill in about five Minutes after I said he should not fight any longer; in about five Minutes after that he dropped down, and had not Strength to put hi s Shirt on; I got him up, but he could not stand long.</p>
<p>Q. What do you think to be the Occasion of his Death?</p>
<p>Child. He might over-strain himself in the Fight, but I don't think the Blows were the Occasion of his Death.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any Malice?</p>
<p>Child. There was no Malice. There have been greater and harder Fights than this - When they cannot agree, they commonly fight it out; and it is done in order to be Friends.</p>
<p>Q. What Character has the Prisoner among you? Is he good natured?</p>
<p>Child . He is as good a natured Boy as any in the House.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-37-person314" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About 10 o'Clock the Night before they fought the Prisoner desired me to be in the Church-yard at 7 o'Clock in the Morning: I was to be the Prisoner's Second. They met and fought. I cannot say there was any foul Play - The Deceased did not express any Dissatisfaction; the last Word I heard him say, was, I will fight you another Time.</p>
<p>Child. He never spoke any more after he said he would fight him again another Time, but he groaned very much - It was a fair Fight.</p>
<p>Jeffery Gillingham . I am one of the Arts Masters; the Prisoner is as good a natured Boy as any Man ever had, or as ever came into a House.</p>
<p>- Ray. I am one of the Arts-Masters; the Character of the Prisoner is, that he is as good a tempered Boy as ever was in the Hospital.
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<p>45.
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<p>47.
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<interp inst="t17431207-40-person329" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 24th of October I landed 200 Bolts of Canvass, for Mr. Foster; about two o'Clock in the Afternoon there was a Cry upon the Keys, that an Officer was charged with a Man for stealing a Piece of Canvas; I looked, and there was a piece missing.</p>
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<p>Thomas Green . I saw the Prisoner carrying a Bolt of Canvas up a Stair-case close by the Water-side, and Mr. Read said, it was Mr. Foster's Canvas.
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<p>+ 48.
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<interp inst="t17431207-41-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner nursed my Wife in her Lying-in; she came to me the 13th of August ; on Sunday the 28th of August I went to a little Box, I always keep locked in my Bed-chamber, in which I keep my Diamonds; the Bottom was in one Place, and the Lid in another; I missed three Diamonds and a Pearl; I had the Room swept, I did not know but I might have taken them up with my Feet; I searched all about for them, and the Prisoner lighted me all the while. Says she, I don't know but I may have put them among the Ashes, I have thrown some Ashes into the Street; we went down into the Street, I grabbled in the Ashes, but could not find them, which made me very uneasy; I could not charge any Body with them, for I did not know who had been at my Box. I had given them over for some Time, and knew nothing of them till I heard they were offered to a Goldsmith in Whitechapel; so I took the Prisoner up, carried her before Justice Oxenford , of the Tower Liberty , and she made an ample Confession of the Fact, and said, she would make me Restitution for them. I went to the Goldsmith's, to search for them, and it fell out very unlucky, that I could not search for them, on Account of his being dead.</p>
<p>Blanch Flower. The Prisoner lived in the same House with me at the Field-Gate in Whitechapel; she asked me to go with her one Day, about nine or ten Weeks ago, to sell three Diamonds and a Pearl. I went over the Way with her to Mr. Gray's a Goldsmith, and she gave them into the Boy's Hand; he said, there was no body in the way to look at them; but, he said, you may leave them, and call again - She told me, they were a Jew Gentleman's Cook-maid's.</p>
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<p>+ 49.
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<p>Zaccheus Willmott. The 28th of last Month, I was going along and heard some body say, he has got your Handkerchief; I turned about, my Handkerchief was gone, and the Prisoner run away; there was no body near me but the Prisoner.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17431207-42-person341"> Henry Cornell
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<interp inst="t17431207-42-person341" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday Sevennight, over-against
<placeName id="t17431207-42-crimeloc227">St. Martin's Lane End</placeName>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17431207-42-off225 t17431207-42-crimeloc227"/>, I saw the Prisoner draw the Handkerchief out of that Gentleman's Pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t17431207-42-person342" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 28th of last Month I carried the Prisoner before a Justice; I hand-cuffed him, and called a Coach, to carry him to Newgate; and as I was bringing him down by Holborn-Bridge, he was rescued by near thirty of his Gang, with Hangers and Cutlasses; they cut the Coach Doors all to pieces; and the Night before last he was taken again. I am Keeper of New-Prison; I know him to be a very vile Pick-pocket as most about London.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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