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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174409120001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Goal Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX,
<p>Held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bailey, On WEDNESDAY the 12th, THURSDAY the 13th, FRIDAY the 14th, and SATURDAY the 15th of September.</p>
<p>In the 18th Year of his MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>Right Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER VII.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1744.</p>
<p>[Price Six-pence.]</p>
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<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. Did the Prisoner say anything to you when he put the pistol to your breast?</p>
<p>Pennington. He bid me delive - I don't know that the other had any pistol; after they had robbed us, I saw a gentleman on horseback, and told him that we were robbed by two boys, the gentleman rode after them and took the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. Which of them took the bundle and the cloaks?</p>
<p>Goring. I saw them taken away, but I cannot tell who took them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-1-person37" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going home with my horse, and the Prisoner run against me; a gentleman cried out stop him, and said that he and two more had robbed two women, and that he was so nigh that he saw them put the things into a hedge , and then run away.</p>
<p>Q. How came the Prisoner to be taken?</p>
<p>White. I had him in hold when the gentleman called out. Mr. Charles took him, I took him to the alehouse myself .</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not the gentleman say stop him, and I stopped directly ?</p>
<p>White. Yes you did, but I believe you were out of breath, and could not run any farther.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did not Mrs. Pennington say, coming over the fields, she was sorry she had sworn against me, but as she had sworn against me, she was forced to see it out?</p>
<p>Smith. I did not hear her say so; she said indeed she was sorry you had not more grace.
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<interp inst="t17440912-2-person45" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lost some things, but little thought this boy had got them. I hope, gentlemen, you will be favourable to him on account of his age, he is a neighbour's child. I never knew any harm of him before; I missed the things and charged him with taking them, for he had been at my house the night before; upon which he cried and confessed that he took them, and had pawned them to one Mrs. Aris in Baldwin's-Gardens. I went there and saw the things, and because I refused to pay her for them, she swept them off the counter and would not let me have them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-2-person46" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . This boy has been bringing these things to me ever since March at different times: he brought them in the name of his mother. I have known his mother several years, she knows what I say to be true.</p>
<p>- Henley , (the boy's mother.) I never sent him to pawn any thing these three years.</p>
<p>Q. What age is the boy?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I am about eight * old.
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<p>Jury . Did the Prisoner know Mr. Haddock?</p>
<p>Mr. Haddock . I did not know her, she lived with a woman next door to me, so she might know me though I did not know her.
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<p>Q. Do you know whose lamb it was?</p>
<p>Martin. I did not know then, I have been informed since; the lamb was given away in our town.</p>
<p>Q. Is this the skin that you saw then?</p>
<p>Austin. I know it to be the skin.</p>
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<p>Mr. Boot deposed that he saw a man killing a lamb in one of his fields, and went and acquainted Mr. Austin with it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was going to Stratford to bring some beasts to Smithfield market, as I had done several market days, and found the lamb almost dead in a lane , and so I killed it.
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<p>Q. Was she ever at the place where the ribbon was found?</p>
<p>Sladen. Yes; I saw her at the place, but I did not see her lay it out of her hand.</p>
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<p>Q. Is that true?</p>
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<p>The Prisoner saying that she was promised to be made an evidence, the Justice was asked whether he ever made her any such promise, and he declared he never said any thing to her concerning it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I don't care what you do, you may hang me if you please.
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<p>Q. Had he any weapon in his hand?</p>
<p>Jackson. Nothing but a stick.</p>
<p>Q. What did
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<p>Jackson. She said, don't fright me and you shall have my money.</p>
<p>Q. to Sewell. Did you see the stick?</p>
<p>Sewell. I only saw the knife - 'Tis the very same man.</p>
<p>Jackson. - I think I can be positive to the man.</p>
<p>Q. Where was this done?</p>
<p>Jackson. It was in the field beyond Bishop Bonner's.</p>
<p>Prisoner. There was a young fellow run before in a green waistcoat and his own hair, I happened to have a green waistcoat on, and so they swore to me upon that account.</p>
<p>Sewell and Jackson said, he had on then a green waistcoat and a woollen cap.</p>
<p>Q. to Sewell. Did he present the knife to you?</p>
<p>Sewell. No, he only held it open in his hand.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I worked for one Capt. Luckerby in Castle-street, and had carried home my work; and was taking a walk out in the fields, I saw another fellow run along in a green waistcoat.</p>
<p>Q. to Price. Was there any body running in a green waistcoat?</p>
<p>Price. There was no body run but myself. He would sain have persuaded me to believe that then, but I would not believe him; and when I brought him up to these gentlewomen, they swore hard and fast, that he was the man.
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<p>Prisoner. I desire the last witness may be called to my character.</p>
<p>Smith. I lived 3 months next door to the Prisoner: he has been in all the rooms in my house, and never wronged me; and I never heard any thing, but that he had the character of an honest man.</p>
<p>Q. How came you not to let somebody know of it?</p>
<p>Smith. It was in the night; and I did not think that a proper time: I was afraid he might run away, or something - I am sure he is the Man.
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<p>Prisoner. I gave her a shilling for the use of the gown, and sixpence for the use of the hat; and she said, My dear, you shall have them; and I treated her with 2 or 3 drams.</p>
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<p>Q. Was there nothing but the boots?</p>
<p>Beaning . The spurs were in the boots, but they were not found then.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Yes, there was 2 whip too.</p>
<p>Benning. She said, she would not part with the whip; and when the spurs were found, she would not sell the spurs with the boots. When she came before the Justice, she said she met a man who wanted to make use of her; and that the man pulled off the boots to go through the hedge: whereupon the Justice said, he never knew a man pull off his boots to go through a hedge. And she said, while he went through the hedge, she run away with them.
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<p>Prisoner. I met Mrs. Stedley's daughter, and I asked her where she lived, and she told me, and gave me the key, and bid me stay till she came home.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-22-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> at the new bridge at Westminster said she had seen two such men with clothes. - I had a suspicion of the Prisoner, because he had been at the horse-guards, about a fortnight before, with another man's wife, that he keeps company with, and she called him a house-breaking dog. - My wife sells fruit at the horse-guards, and happened to hear it.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did you ever see me before?</p>
<p>Fryer. I cannot say that I ever did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-22-person197" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and another man along with him came to the new stairs at Westminster, and called oars to Pepper-Alley, and had a parcel of clothes loose upon their arms. - There was a scarlet waistcoat, a scarlet pair of breeches, a red coat, a pair of shag breeches; and the Prisoner had a shirt, or a shift, tucked into his bosom. I went with Mr. Fryer's wife to the Savoy, and saw the Prisoner. I am positive he is one of the persons I saw with the clothes.</p>
<p>Fryer. This answers the description of my clothes.</p>
<p>Knapp. He said, he was not in the house, but stood at the door, and took the things as the other man brought them out.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I went down to Northamptonshire to a brother on the 16th of June; and coming back, I came to the Swan at Hockley , and lay there all night. In the morning I went away, and it rained as hard as it could. There stood 4 or 5 people under a hedge, and a little, well set man in a blue coat said he would sell me his horse. I said I had not so much money as to purchase him, and that I did not want a horse. However I purchased the horse, bridle, and saddle for 43 s. - I bought him at the first house in Dunstaple under the gate-way: I think it is the sign of the Bull.</p>
<p>Samuel Green. I keep a publick-house at the Cherry Tree in Kentish-Town . The Prisoner lodged with me 4 years, and went away about last March: he used to hedge and ditch, and bore a good character in the town all that time.</p>
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<p>Q. Where did he work when he was from you?</p>
<p>Joyce . At the Sign of the Plough, between this and Wormley-Green .</p>
<p>Q. Was he pretty flush of money when he came back?</p>
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<p>Q. Do you think he had 40 s.</p>
<p>Joyce. I don't know but he might have more than that; for I know his wife pawned her clothes for him, and had above 40 s. upon them. He never was known by us to be a man that kept late hours, or used to spending of money.
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<p>Q. What was his work?</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-25-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner came with a bit of victuals in his hand, pretty near to the place where the deceased was sitting, and said, he was very much tired. The deceased made answer and said, how could he be tired, for his work was but play; and the Prisoner said it was hard work, for he had carried a thousand and a half of bricks two story high that day. They contradicted one another, and the Prisoner gave the deceased the lie, and the deceased said if he gave him the lie again, he would hit him a slap on the face: and the other said if he did, he would return it. After that they talked of laying a wager about fighting, and then they went to fighting by consent: they had three falls, and the third fall they both fell down together sideways, and the Prisoner had rather the worst of it - I don't know any thing of any wound he received - He went home and died in about an hour afterwards. The Churchwarden said the Coroner obliged him to prosecute, and I appear for the parish.</p>
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<p>Q. Who knocked you over the head with a stick?</p>
<p>Hobdell. One of the little fellows.</p>
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<p>Hobdell. I cannot say he did: I struggled for my cane because it was a cane that I valued, and if the watch had not come to my assistance, I verily believe I should have been murdered. - I can't say the Prisoner did any thing to me; the watchman pursued them, and I followed the watchman, but only the Prisoner was taken: then he said he had got into bad company, and did not know they were going upon that work.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-26-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday morning last Mr. Hobdell cried out thieves; there were the Prisoner and four more, I pursued them but they all escaped except the Prisoner, he run up a court, and I took him with this stick in his hand.</p>
<p>[There was a thick stick produced about a foot and a half long, which appeared to be a leg of a form ]</p>
<p>Q. How long was it after you took the boy that the Prosecutor came up?</p>
<p>Yoxell The Prosecutor was within a yard's distance at the time; the Prisoner made no resistance, he said he had got into bad company, and he believed they would bring him into a premanire
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<p>Q. What became of the young women?</p>
<p>Thorn. They rose and went out of doors.</p>
<p>Q. Was it before you took up your basket or after?</p>
<p>Thorn. I had just got my basket on my arm ready to go out as they went out - The other two went out first , and the Prisoner followed ; then I put my hand in my pocket, and the money was gone. I asked the women of the house if she know them, and she said she did not; I got one to go after them, and I went down to the water-side, and saw them all three in the boat together; I called out to the waterman, thieves! one of them had thrown sixpence into the boat.</p>
<p>Q. Did not the waterman seize them?</p>
<p>Thorn. No, he did not; he pulled them away [rowed away] as fast as he could. I took a boat and rowed after them - There were some lighters a little way off, and some boats faitened to them, and I took one of them and rowed after them. When they came on shore I jumped upon a lighter, got on shore and took hold of the Prisoner and kept her. - I could not take them all for I had not a Constable?</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any thing upon her?</p>
<p>Thorn. I did not examine her as to that; the Justice asked me whether I could swear to the money in my pocket? I said, I could not; but it was small silver - I believe the Prisoner took it because she was by me.</p>
<p>Q. They were all three by you, why might not one of the others take it?</p>
<p>Thorn. The other two did not come near me after the money was lost.</p>
<p>Q. Which side of the table did the other women sit on?</p>
<p>Thorn. They sat on the off side of the table.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prisoner near enough to touch you after you pulled out the money to pay the reckoning?</p>
<p>Thorn. Yes, I believe she was.</p>
<p>Q. Had not you the other two women in custody as well as this?</p>
<p>Thorn. After I got on shore I had them all three in custody.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you keep them?</p>
<p>Thorn. Because I could not.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did not I go voluntarily with you before the Justice?</p>
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<p>Q. Who is we?</p>
<p>Thorn . There were some others took my part, that they did not mob me off.</p>
<p>Jury . When you took her did you charge her with robbing you?</p>
<p>Thorn . I said she had picked my pocket.</p>
<p>Jury . What did she say?</p>
<p>Thorn . She laughed at me.
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<p>Jury. Was the bill of parcels in that pocket the money was in?</p>
<p>Brampton. I can't tell which pocket it was in; whether it was my waistcoat or breeches pocket. - I had 13 s. when I came home - A watchman and Mr. Newton went home along with me. - I am sure I lost 8 s. and some halfpence.</p>
<p>Jury. You say the Prisoner said to Newton you are heavy loaden, was you in liquor?</p>
<p>Brampton. I was in liquor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-28-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was along with Mr. Brampton at the Swan Tavern, with a person he paid twenty six guineas to: Mr. Brampton was very much in liquor and wanted a coach. I said, if they would give me a broomstick I would see him home; these two lads were at the end of Hog-Lane, and I had a full sight of them. They said, master, you are very heavy loaden ; and, as Mr. Brampton says, they agreed to go with us, and Roach took hold of his right arm: we went together as far as the Baker and Basket in Hog-Lane; then Brampton said, hollo, Newton! the fellow has got his hand in my pocket, and said that his pocket was picked. I had got the broomstick in my hand, and I said I would knock his brains out if he offered to move, and then the money fell down - I don't know how much: then he pretty artfully catched hold of me and threw me over the rails into the road, but we both tumbled over together. Bucklimes was looking for the money: I still held Roach by the collar, and Bucklimes seeing I had managed him, held this stick up and said, G - d - your eyes , if you don't let him go, I'll knock your brains out; when I had him down I cried out murder, and in some little time the watch came.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any of the money?</p>
<p>Newton. I'll tell you, Sir; I found one shilling that night, and there were three shillings found afterwards - The money was found in the place where Brampton lay down, for he was very drunk.</p>
<p>Jury. Did you hear the money chink after Brampton told you his pocket was picked?</p>
<p>Newton. Yes, and the money dropped out of Roach's hand; there was some money found in the tenter ground, and some in King Street. Roach was carried to the watch-house, and that money was delivered to me at the watch-house, and one shilling was found in his shoes: then I went home with Mr. Brampton and examined his pockets; the next morning Roach was examined before a Justice of the peace, and there he said I had robbed him of 3 s. 6 d.</p>
<p>Roach. What was the first place I met you at?</p>
<p>Newton. It was at the end of Hog-Lane.</p>
<p>- Bricknell (Constable). This note was taken out of Roach's hand in the watch-house, and there was a shilling found upon the ground near him - The watchmen were searching him when this paper was taken out of his hand.</p>
<p>Jury. When did Mr. Brampton fall down?</p>
<p>Brampton. Not till after my pocket was picked.</p>
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<p>Q. Had she more caps than one on?</p>
<p>Taylor . No, but one cap.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I desire the guinea and half and 5 s. which I gave to the constable.</p>
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<p>Eliz. Stafford. I live with Mr. Tyson , facing St. George's church in Southwark. I remember both the prisoners (especially Pugh) coming with two tea-spoons, and delivering them into my hand, and she asked 3 s. upon them, but we would not lead more than half a crown. Pugh
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<interp inst="t17440912-31-person275" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was looking out of my window, and saw the Prisoner at the bar go into Mr. Lockall's house - it was just after the people were gone to church. I suspected he was a thief, for there was another person came and stood about 10 or a dozen yards short of him, on the other side of the way. I drew my head in again, that they might not observe me, and I saw the prisoner come out again, with something in his apron, and he walked very soberly towards the other man. I said, There is a boy come out of Mr. Lockall's house with something in his apron, and I believe he has robbed him; and cried out stop thief; and then the Prisoner ran along, and cried stop thief. One of them run on one side of the street, and the other on the other side; but when they came to the corner of the street, one turned one corner, and the other the other corner. - I believe the prisoner was about 5 or 6 minutes in the house.</p>
<p>Prisoner to Cox. Did not you say the person who was in the house was in a blue coat?</p>
<p>Lockall. How can you say so, you rascal, you? Was you not pursued immediately and taken?</p>
<p>Cox. I did not say the person who was in the house was in a blue coat.</p>
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<p>Lockall. This is Dr. Lucas's wig.
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<p>Jury. Were you sober?</p>
<p>Caryl. I was not drunk - I can't say I was quite sober - No, no, I was not drunk: we went together into Windsor-Court, and I staid there all night.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lie alone?</p>
<p>Caryl. Yes, I did; the Prisoner gave me a candle, and I went up stairs and went to bed; and she came up and fetched the candle away - I had no liquor, the Prisoner and another woman or two that were there had some. I lay till near seven o'clock on Sunday morning, then I was going to get up. I went to take my breeches from under my head to look what it was o'clock, and my watch was gone. I happened to light upon the Prisoner the 24th of July and had her taken up - I am sure I had it when I went to bed.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure of that?</p>
<p>Caryl. Yes, I am. I did not come here to take a false oath; when I came down there was only an old woman, and I asked her concerning it, and she said there had been nobody in the room but the woman who lighted me up - I never had my watch again, and know no more of it but by her confession before the Justice - She confessed she took the watch, and gave it to a gentleman who had pledged it, but she did not say where it was pledged.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I know nothing of the matter.</p>
<p>Q. Was not you up stairs?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No, I was not.
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<p>Prisoner. She had hid these things from her husband, and gave me the keys to take them out to pledge, that he should not know of them.</p>
<p>Q. to Garland. Did the Prisoner at that time say, that she pledged them with the privity of the Prosecutrix.</p>
<p>Garland. I did not hear any thing of that.</p>
<p>Mary Hall. The Prisoner owned the taking the money and the things mentioned by the last witness, and a burdet gown.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutrix. The Prisoner says she took these things by your direction and privity, and that you ordered her to pawn them?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. You were light headed, and the next day you said you did not know any thing of the matter, and had forgot it.</p>
<p>Blunt. I did not say any such thing.
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<p>Q. What did they say to you?</p>
<p>Matthews. They came all on a sudden; I can't tell what they said, nor I will not say any thing of that kind.</p>
<p>Q. Did they come by force or privately upon you?</p>
<p>Matthews. It was as privately as could be - They put me in a surprize, they did not hurt me or beat me.
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<p>Council. I ask you whether you did not say at the Justice's that the watch was lost on a Sunday?</p>
<p>Matthews . I was in a fluster, and happened to drop that word.</p>
<p>Q. If you lost your watch at twelve at noon, and was at the Justice's at four that afternoon, could not you tell whether you lost it that day or the day before?</p>
<p>Matthews. I happened when I was asked the question when I lost it, to drop these words, it was yesterday</p>
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<p>Q. Did he swear before the Justice that he lost it on a Sunday?</p>
<p>Poulson. No, he did not say Sunday, he said he lost the watch yesterday: said I, what's the matter with you Mr. Matthews, what are you doing of? I saw you have it this morning.</p>
<p>Q. Did he contradict that?</p>
<p>Poulson. No, he did not.</p>
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<p>Q. Did she say she borrowed it or took it out of his pocket?</p>
<p>Gale. What is borrowing but taking out of his pocket?</p>
<p>Q. Did she say borrowing or did she not?</p>
<p>Gale. I can't say positively that she did say so.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say she would help him to it again?</p>
<p>Gale. Yes, she said she would in two hours, and we waited eight hours but never saw it again. My brother would have been glad to have had it to be sure, because it was not his own.</p>
<p>Q. to Matthews , Whose watch is it?</p>
<p>Matthews. 'Tis a watch of a particular acquaintance of mine, he used to put it sometimes into my pocket - I was about buying it, and had it to try whether I liked it - It is
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<p>Q. Was it your watch at the time of making the information?</p>
<p>Matthews. I was to pay six guineas for it if I liked it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you like it very well?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you say you would give half a guinea to have the Watch again?</p>
<p>Gale. I said the Prisoner should be discharged if we had the Watch again - My brother did not order me to say so; but I knew if it was lost he must pay for it or go to Goal.</p>
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<p>Q. Who did you give the money to?</p>
<p>Smack. When I came in I flung the money down upon the table. - I don't know who took it up - As soon as I came into the room I went out again - It was the Prisoner's chest of drawers that the things were taken out of.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. All these people that swear against me lodge in this particular room: I am a market woman and keep a house to let out ready furnished lodgings, all these witnesses that are against me get their living by nothing but wickedness, these creatures that the Prosecutor has hired and kept these three or four days are to take my life away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17440912-37-person326" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was at work in a brick field, I heard a noise of men quarreling for upwards of a quarter of an hour; I left off work and went into the brick field where they were and went up within six yards of them; and there stood the Deceased, and the Prisoner came up to him; the Deceased said what is it you would have? And the Prisoner said what do you want with me, sirrah? What do you mean by abusing me in this manner? Upon that the deceased asked him if he would fight him: fight you, says the Prisoner, what should I fight you for? you fight me! Says the deceased, fight you, aye, but won't you take the Law of me? the Prisoner said to the deceased, I take the Law of you, what should I take the Law of you for? with that the deceased struck the Prisoner or struck at him - I can't tell whether he struck him, but he struck at him; - they had each of them sticks. (The stick the Prisoner had was produced, which was a small bamboo cane with a crook Ivory head, part of which was broke off.) After he had struck at the Prisoner, the Prisoner struck at him again; and after several blows had passed on both sides, the Prisoner laid hold of the deceased and threw him down with his face upon the ground; his face was very bloody and the blood run down very sadly between his Eyes. After he was down the Prisoner beat him with his stick several times, and broke his stick upon him. Then a person took him up, but the Prisoner being stronger than he drove him four or five yards, and he fell down flat upon his back in a cart rut; and then the Prisoner went to strike at him again, though I don't know that he struck him any more, but the deceased lay in a dismal condition; for I believe he was in liquor, and what between that and the blows he could not stir himself.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you observe the deceased turn from the Prisoner, and then the Prisoner follow him and strike at him.</p>
<p>Smart. I did not see that - the deceased had the biggest stick.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you observe that when the deceased was down, the Prisoner continued to strike him over the back and reins?</p>
<p>Smart. Yes, and I asked whether he was going to murder the man, and the people said the deceased began first; I said if he did begin first he ought not to be murdered.</p>
<p>Sparham, Surgeon. On the 16 or 17 of May, I was sent for to the deceased, which was thirteen days, as I was informed, after he had received an injury by Mr. James the Quaker; there was a wound upon his nose, which upon searching I found was almost healed up by his own applications, and I found his under jaw contracted close; his swallowing prevented almost entirely; he could not go to stool and could hardly make water. I examined his head to see if he had received any wound there; there was no fracture, and I could not perceive any wound except that in his nose: I did something to relax the jaw and to make him evacuate; but in about three days he died: the upper part of the bone of the nose was bruised, upon which I put my probe into the outward membrane or covering of the bone, and the probe came through into the roof of his mouth, and by the simpathy between one membrane and another, this bruise occasioned the contraction of the jaw, so that it is my opinion the man died of a penury or a perfect starving.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever know an instance of this nature before?</p>
<p>Sparham. Yes, two or three times; but 'tis very rare, I saw it once in a carman; that such a contraction was occasioned by the bruise of one of
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<p>Jury. Mr. Sparham, if you had been sent for at first might not this have been prevented?</p>
<p>Sparham. I believe if I had been sent for I should have laid it open, and that would have relieved the membrane.
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<p>Prisoner. The gentleman wanted to pick me up and would have given me a shilling and I refused it; but he still came after me, and because I would not do as he would have had me, he charged me with stealing his handkerchief.
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<p>Prisoner. He pushed me down the alley, and gave me the handkerchief to lie with me.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He said if I would return him the handkerchief he would give me a shilling.</p>
<p>Day. I did not say so.
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