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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174412050001"/>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 5th, THURSDAY the 6th, FRIDAY the 7th, SATURDAY the 8th, and MONDAY the 10th of December.</p>
<p>In the 18th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE First SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Right Honble
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<p>NUMBER I.</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
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. How did
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<p>Audrey. She said she had it from the thief that stole it from me. Philpot said before the Justice she did not take the watch by way of designing to keep it, but seeing me in liquor she took it with a design to return it the next morning - She never denied the having it from first to last, and said, I should have it again.</p>
<p>Philpot. Mr. Audrey was at Mr. Dun bar's's in St. Giles's, and a person came in, and said that my cousin was come to England, and would be glad to see me.</p>
<p>Q. Is she any relation to you?</p>
<p>Audrey. A great way off.</p>
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<p>Audrey. She is no kin at all, I believe, but she pretend to be so.</p>
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<p>Q. Did she say she took it with a design to return it?</p>
<p>Barron. I did not hear that, she owned she took it out of his pocket; Butler said she would deliver it to any one of us, and we advised her to go into the George, and deliver it to the man of the house; a constable was fetched, and Butler delivered the watch into his hand: when Philpot came before the Justice, she was very impudent. Butler said, she did not design to keep it.</p>
<p>Philpot. Did you hear me say I stole the watch?</p>
<p>Barron. You said you picked his pocket of it, and that you would carry it to him again, and make it up with him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-1-person43" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoners came next morning to me at Mr. Dunbar's, and Philpot said, I have got your brother's watch, but I did not take it with a design to keep it, but to return it again - she came voluntarily. Butler was very sulky, and said but little. Philpot said to Butler, Deliver the watch to the gentleman of the house; but she would not deliver it. And Philpot said, Hussy, you have got the watch, deliver it. Said Jane, Christopher, don't let
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<p>Prisoner. I went to see my cousin Tom, as he had been abroad a great while, and he was glad to see me, and asked me to drink with him when he was going away. I saw he was very much in liquor, and I desired him to leave his watch with Mr. Dunbar; but he would not leave it. And I said, Tommy, we will have another pot of beer; he said, he had no money. Said I, I'll go and pawn your watch for a trifle; for I was willing to get it from him, for fear he should lose it, as the times were very dubious. I took the watch and gave it to Butler. Next morning I went to her, and desired a quartern of gin, and asked her what she had done with the watch. She said she had pawned it. I went to Kit Audrey, and desired him to go with me to Butler's, to get his brother's watch; but she would not deliver it.</p>
<p>Q Did Philpot desire you to leave your watch with Mr. Dunbar?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Yes, she did. I was pretty much in liquor.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17441205-2-off11 t17441205-2-crimeloc13"/> On Thursday, Nov. 1. I lost a piece of pnted linen out of my father's shop, about two o'clock in the afternoon. I was informed by our porter, that she had taken a piece, and I found it upon her in her apron.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17441205-3-person56" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About the 28th of Sept. I lost a spoon, which was found upon the prisoner. When he was before the Justice, he said he found it.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Humphry Littleales. I am porter to
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<interp inst="t17441205-4-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was centry at the Pay Office. On Saturday morning last, about half an hour after two, the Prisoner came running along as fast as he could: hearing the watch call out, I stopped him at Scotland-Yard Gate, and kept him till the watchman came up. The Prisoner was charged by the Watchman for stealing an iron bar, but he said he knew nothing of the matter; the bar was drawn out from under the gate, and a hammer was found in the street, a little way off the gate.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17441205-5-person71" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner desired a steak to be broiled, and out of compassion I did it for her. I asked her how she came by it, for I had a suspicion she stole it. She said, she gave a penny for it. I missed the things, and followed her. I asked her if she did not see a bundle that lay there. She said, Yes, here they are, Madam, if you will have them. I made answer, Yes, I will have them, and you too: Then she begged I would forgive her, and said she never did any such thing before.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>9. And
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<persName id="t17441205-6-person86"> Francis Malard
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<interp inst="t17441205-6-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 3d of May, about 9 o'clock at night, my house was broke open, and I was robbed; I found the sash of the parlour window open about 9 o'clock at night.</p>
<p>Purey Castor. I lodged in Mr. Malard's house; I was robbed on the 3d of May; I was in the parlour about 8 o'clock, the windows were down and the blind up. I went into the parlour about an hour afterwards, and saw the mark of two men's feet, one person's foot upon the window, and the other's upon the rails before the house. - It was just dusk, hardly dark.</p>
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<persName id="t17441205-6-person89"> Elizabeth Cane
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<interp inst="t17441205-6-person89" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's; she went likewise by the names of Lawrence and Lomax. The man she lived with, his name was Lawrence. She bought all these things, and gave us a guinea and a half for them. There were about 3 or 4 l. in money; most of it was gold, there were some half guineas, and the money was equally divided between us.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know Cane before?</p>
<p>Uptabake. Yes, and she knew us; she knew we got out money by thieving; when we went with any things she used to ask us what part of the town they came from, that she might not go there to sell them. - She asked us wha t part of the town these came from, and what we would have for them; we asked her a good deal more than we thought she would give us, because we knew she would give us little enough. - There was a white gown, some aprons, a white waistcoat or two, &c.</p>
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<p>12. And
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<p>Mr. Gibb was called, but did not appear.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-7-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Gibb, at Hick's-hall, said he would not be sworn upon a book; that he was a Scotchman, and it was a matter of conscience to him, and desired to be sworn by holding up his hand, but the Grand Jury would not agree to it, so his name was scratched off the bill. One night, I can't tell when it was, within these 5 or 6 months, the prisoner and I went to Mr. Gibb's, and finding the door upon the latch, we opened it, and went in, forced open the parlour door, and brought several things out of the house, there were gowns, a pair of stays, a pair of silver laced shoes, and several other things; we carried them to this
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<p>Q. How long is it since this was done?</p>
<p>Uptabake. About 6 or 7 months, but I can't tell the day of the month or week. - I know it was between 9 and 10 o'clock, it was pretty dark.</p>
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<p>15. And
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<interp inst="t17441205-8-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 19th of September, about 8 o'clock at night, my house was broke open. I lost in money and goods to the value of 20 l. there were about 3 or 4 pounds in money, most of it was gold, there were some half guineas among it. The money, rings, and those things that were most valuable were in a bugle worked box, which stood in the back parlour; the door was forced open, and the box was taken away.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-8-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On a wednesday or thursday night, two or three days before Croydon fair, Leekey, Robinson and I, went out as usual, and going by Mr. Thompson's door, we saw it upon a jar; Leekey went in, and broke open the parlour door, and Robinson brought out a bugle box, then I went in and brought out several things, and Leekey came
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<p>Q. to Thompson. Did they leave a candle there?</p>
<p>Thompson. Yes, and it had like to have burnt the house; it was stuck upon some drawers. I forgot to mention the candle.</p>
<p>Uptabake. There were about three or four pounds in money, chiefly in gold, most of it were half guineas; there were rings, a snuff-box, and several things I can't remember.</p>
<p>Leekey. They ought to be separated; their hearing one another corroborates one another's evidence.</p>
<p>Uptabake. We broke the shell out of the snuff-box, and sold the silver with the rest of the things to Cane, for 4 l. 4 s. The money was equally divided between us, and with the money we shared, Leekey and Robinson went to Croydon Fair in a chaise and pair -
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<p>Leekey. Why did not you put the money into the information?</p>
<p>Uptabake. I think it was so.</p>
<p>Leekey and Robinson,
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<p>Prisoner. I offered the lace publickly to sale at Kensington.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of her showing the things publickly?</p>
<p>Scot. I heard she was selling them about the Town of Kensington.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it an empty lighter?</p>
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<p>Humphry Collison. On the 16th of October, between eight and nine at night, as I was going along Bedford-Row, I met three young men - I cannot be positive that the Prisoner is one of them. And just by the
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17441205-16-off103 t17441205-16-crimeloc105"/> one of them, which it was I can't tell, got hold of my mouth, and forced my jaw open, and got hold of my tongue, that I was not capable of speaking; and one of them blinded my eyes with his hand, that I could not see; one of them put his hand into my breeches pocket, and took out three or four keys; and then somebody said, D - n him, or G - d - n him, bit him on the head; and one of them did hit me on the head; and then they espied this parcel, and struck me upon the hand, and beat it out of my hand upon the paved stones.</p>
<p>Q. What makes you think the Prisoner was one?</p>
<p>Collison. At the first sight of him, I took him to be one; but I can't swear to him. I believe this is the trunk: this key in particular I can swear was taken from me at that time.</p>
<p>Q. When did you hear of the Prisoner's being taken up?</p>
<p>Collison. I heard it the Friday morning following. I was sent for to Justice Fraser's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-16-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , John Hill, and I, robbed Collison of these things about nine o'clock at night - it was done at the upper end of the King's Road, by Red-lion-street. Hill put his hand before his eyes, and said, D - n him, he looks; Gascoign put his hand in his pocket, and took out some keys, and I took the tea-chest, &c. from him, and went off with them.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174412050008"/>Q. Did any of you hit him over the head?</p>
<p>Waters. We hit him but one blow over the head, and that John Hill hit him.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you carry the things?</p>
<p>Waters. I carried them to Saffron-hill, and left them at a coffee house: the woman asked me how I came by them. I said, I was going on an errand into Cheapside with them - I think it is Will's coffee-house, it formerly was a brandy-shop; but the woman never bought any thing of me, and never knew that I went a thieving. When I was before Justice Fraser, I sent for the things, and she delivered them up directly.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been acquainted with the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Waters. About two years - we did not live together - Gascoign brought me acquainted with him, and we used to meet at Gascoign's house in Jack Adams's Alley (I think it is.) Gascoign was brought up near me almost all his life-time.</p>
<p>Q. Where had the Prisoner, Gascoign, and you been that night?</p>
<p>Waters. We had been upon other things, to see if we could get any thing: after I had left these things at Saffron-hill, we went to an alehouse.</p>
<p>Q. How had you money?</p>
<p>Waters. I had a great quantity of money - I deal in hard ware, and keep a house in Hare-street, in Cold-bath-fields; and these fellows used to say, if I did not give them money, or go along with them, they would hang me; and when I heard that John Hill was taken up, I voluntarily surrendered myself, and gave an information; and I would have done it sooner, only these rouges would not let me alone.</p>
<p>Q. Who did you surrender yourself to?</p>
<p>Waters. To one Quaite. - I believe he is a bailiff.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to think, that he was a proper person to surrender yourself to?</p>
<p>Waters. Because he took Hill.</p>
<p>Q. Then Hill's being taken, frightened you?</p>
<p>Waters. No, I was not at all afraid, for if Hill had not been taken, I would have surrendered my self that night.</p>
<p>Q. But that made you go and do it directly, did it not?</p>
<p>Waters. It did, Sir.</p>
<p>- Prestage. These are my property, I sent my servant with them that night to one Mr. Peacock's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-16-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took John Hill about twelve o'clock at night. - I was sent for to Justice Fraser's to take Hill into custody, for I did not take him up; Hill was there. Hill acknowledged Waters, Gascoign, and himself to be guilty of several robberies; - (this was the night before Waters made the discovery) and Hill desired the constable to intercede with the Justice, that he might be admitted the evidence, and he promised that he would make an ample discovery; I carried Hill to the Gatehouse about eight o'clock in the morning. After that Waters was brought to me, and he begg'd that he might be admitted the Evidence. I said, Hill has impeached both you and Gascoign; and when he was before the Justice he said he could impeach nine people, and he said he had left the things at a brandy-house and coffee-house on Saffron-hill.</p>
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<p>* Edward Hill is the father of John Hill.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know who that man was?</p>
<p>Quaite. It might be this Edward Hill, I thought it was him, but I am not positive to him.</p>
<p>Q. What time was it?</p>
<p>Quaite. It might be before eight, or after, and John Hill, by name, came after me, and held a stick cross my and nose, but did not strike me: one of them took my pocket, in which was a shilling, and six-pence in half-pence, or rather more, and I took this stick from him in the action [the produced a pretty large bludgeon.] There were John Hill, Waters, and Gascoign came up to me. The first that came up, said, Stand and deliver, you bitch, or you are a dead woman. What's your will, said I; he said, What you have, and I said, If you take what I have, don't use me ill, and Gascoign clapped a pistol to my breast, then I went up the King's Road, and cried out, Murder, and my husband and some others came to my assistance.</p>
<p>Q. What were you going about?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174412050009"/>Quaite. To buy a tin kettle, as I had been going to do several nights before.</p>
<p>Q. How came those men to be there?</p>
<p>Quaite. They had been after them several times before.</p>
<p>Q. How came your husband to be at the bottom of the street?</p>
<p>Quaite. He heard me cry out murder, and they came to my assistance, - there were
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<p>Coun. Was not you directed to go into the King's Road in order to be robbed?</p>
<p>Quaite. No.</p>
<p>Coun. Did not you receive a shilling for that purpose ?</p>
<p>Quaite. No.</p>
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<p>Coun. to
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<p>Coun. Did not you send your wife there to be robbed?</p>
<p>Quaite. No, I did not send her to be robbed.</p>
<p>Coun. How came you to go there then?</p>
<p>Quaite. I went with a design to take them, because I knew they had robbed in that road several times.</p>
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<p>Coun. How do you know that old Hill was along with you?</p>
<p>Waters. I told it directly that he was.</p>
<p>Coun. How long had you been acquainted with him?</p>
<p>Waters. Only that night.</p>
<p>Coun. What! did not you know him before?</p>
<p>Waters. I knew him as John Hill's father, but no otherwise.</p>
<p>Coun. Did Edward Hill ever rob with you before?</p>
<p>Waters . Not before that night; he was in two or three robberies with me that night, - we robbed one man in Gray's-Inn-Lane by the alms-houses, and another man of a coat and a bottle of gin, and old Hill said he would have the bottle of gin for his own drinking; though he never went out with us before, he knew what his son did, we have told him what we went about, and he bid us take care of ourselves. - I was taken up the very night this robbery was committed.</p>
<p>Edward Hill the prisoner.
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<interp inst="t17441205-17-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Haines the Thief-takers, came and took me out of my bed; they did not come on purpose for me, they came to search my house for some of the lodgers, for 'tis full of lodgers, and when they could not find the persons they wanted, they said, D - n it, if they could not get the others, they would take the old man, and they would hang him for the sake of the reward.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-17-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mrs. Quaite came that night to my shop, and said she had paid my wife all the money she had, and yet she said she was going to buy a tin kettle, and she said, I hope to God I shall get a brass one. After these men were taken up, says she, pray shall I come in for any part of the reward? I said, how can you come in for any part of the reward, when you could not be robbed, because you had no money?</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17441205-18-off118 t17441205-18-crimeloc121"/>, three persons came up to me, and Waters took the things out of my pocket, which are mentioned in the indictment; there was a Porto-bello piece in the purse. - I know him particularly well.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174412050010"/>Q. Was John Hill in company?</p>
<p>Turner. I don't know but he might be in company, but I can't swear that he was.</p>
<p>Q. Was old Edward Hill there?</p>
<p>Turner. I can't be positive; I can't say any thing to him; Waters produced my knife and perriwig.</p>
<p>Q. Who took the hat from you?</p>
<p>Turner. Waters did; he says that young Hill hit me, and that old Hill was there, and said, knock him on the head, what makes you so long about it; they knocked me about very much: I was in a bloody condition, and went into the Sun-Inn.</p>
<p>Q. How were these people taken?</p>
<p>Turner. There was a man came the next morning, and asked if any body in the neighbourhood had been robbed. I told him I had been robbed; he desired me to come to the Green Man. I went, and there was
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<p>Q. How do you prove that Edward Hill was there?</p>
<p>Waters. He was there as sure as I was there.</p>
<p>The Prosecutor not being positive to either of the Prisoners, and there being no other proof against them, but the evidence of the accomplice, they were
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<p>Q. Do you know old Hill?</p>
<p>Dorrington. Yes, when I see him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see him in your life?</p>
<p>Dorrington. I might meet him in the street, but I never saw him in conversation.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see him in your life to be told his name?</p>
<p>Dorrington. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know him any otherwise than as Waters told you?</p>
<p>Dorrington. No - I was robbed of my coat off my back, and in my coat pocket was a bottle of gin, and two ounces of tobacco.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of men were they that robbed you?</p>
<p>Dorrington. One of them had his own hair.</p>
<p>Q. Who told you that?</p>
<p>Dorrington. I saw that myself.</p>
<p>Q. Was the man that had his own hair a tall man or a short man?</p>
<p>Dorrington. He was much about my size [a middle size.]</p>
<p>Q. Was he an old man?</p>
<p>Dorrington. I believe he might be turned of fifty.</p>
<p>* The description that Dorrington gives of Edward Hill is pretty just, he wears his own hair, is a middle sized man, and appears to be turned of fifty years of age.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know him to be of that age?</p>
<p>Dorrington. Only from what the evidence said.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Gascoign?</p>
<p>Dorrington. I don't know him.</p>
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<p>Coun. How do you know Edward Hill was there?</p>
<p>Waters. He said he would have the bottle of gin for his own drinking.</p>
<p>Coun. Would you swear to the bottle of gin?</p>
<p>Waters. Yes.</p>
<p>Coun. Do you know one bottle of gin from another?</p>
<p>Waters. No, I don't know that.
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<p>Prisoner. I found the three Papers and the brush, and moving some boxes I found three hats in a bag, I thought some servant had hid them there, so I took them and did not make a Discovery.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. If you please, Sir.</p>
<p>Cross. This poor creature was recommended into my family, and I took him as a single man; but I understand he has a wife and four or five children, and as this is the first fact, I humbly hope the court will be merciful to him.
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<p>Q. How do you know it was those two women?</p>
<p>Artwell. I took one of them directly - the farthest of the two [Jackson,] I don't know their names, how should I know their names? this gentleman [Mr. Capel ] came and knocked them off me, with his stick.</p>
<p>Q. Could you see so as to distinguish who they were?</p>
<p>Artwell. How should I see when I was throtled?</p>
<p>Q. How many women did you see?</p>
<p>Artwell. I did not see any women till I was down, to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see nobody?</p>
<p>Artwell. Not that I know of.</p>
<p>Q. You seem to come in jest: was you in Liquor ?</p>
<p>Artwell. I was neither drunk nor sober.</p>
<p>Q. Was you drunk?</p>
<p>Artwell. No I was not drunk, if I was, I could not have set with the watchmen till four o' Clock in the morning, drinking with them.</p>
<p>Q. Was the stock and stock buckle you lost taken off from your neck, or was it lost in the bustle?</p>
<p>Artwell. No it was taken away from me, and I took one of them up directly, and my collar was open.</p>
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<p>Artwell. It was a very dark place to me.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a moon-shining night, or what sort of a night was it?</p>
<p>Artwell. It was light enough for me to know them - I am a pipemaker, I live in Liquorpond Street.</p>
<p>Q. You say you are sure to one of the women, how do you know the other?</p>
<p>Artwell. By her face. I must certainly see her face, when she was upon me; how could I see any body's face in this court?</p>
<p>Coun. I should be glad to know what time you went on the other side of the water?</p>
<p>Artwell. About nine in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. And you staid till nine at night?</p>
<p>Artwell. Yes - I drank beer in the morning. I can't tell how much, for there were two or three in company at a publick house.</p>
<p>Coun. It is very likely then that you should be sober, and be drinking all that time.</p>
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<p>Artwell. It was after: I can show you my arms that they are black and blue now.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-23-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was coming down Fleet-street, by the end of Shoe-lane, I heard this man cry out, I am robbed, I am robbed, I am murdered. I went to his assistance, and there were three women upon him; two of them run away, and Williamson stood by with the stock and stock-buckle in her hand - I will swear she is the person who had the stock and stock buckle in her hand.</p>
<p>Q. Did she give you the stock?</p>
<p>Capel. No, she had the stock in her hand, and the buckle dropped out of the stock in the lane.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Artwell?</p>
<p>Capel. I never saw him before in my life.</p>
<p>Q. What did Williamson do to him?</p>
<p>Capel. I never saw Williamson touch him; then she went into her sister's - she went into one of those houses just by, and she said she picked the stock and stock-buckle up, and that the Prosecutor was a friend and an acquaintance of hers.</p>
<p>Q. Did Williamson offer to give him the stock again?</p>
<p>Capel. Yes, and he would not take it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you say there were two women upon him?</p>
<p>Capel. There was only one woman upon him, another stood by, and the third run away.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know Williamson?</p>
<p>Abel. I know her, as being the sister of Mrs. Horne, and that she did live in Liquorpond Street. Mr. Capel said, there were several women upon Artwell, and that he knocked three of them off with his stick.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know she goes by the name of Perkins?</p>
<p>Abel. Only as I am told.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever know her before to go by the name of Moll Perkins?</p>
<p>Abel. No, nor by the name of
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<interp inst="t17441205-23-person247" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , but her sister went by that name. I asked the Prosecutor what charge he gave. He said, A street robbery. But he was so drunk, that he could not tell any thing at all of the matter; it was impossible for him to know her again. I attended the Constable the next day before the sitting Alderman, and Mr. Artwell swore hard against the Prisoners. I said to
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<p>Q. Was the stock produced in the watchhouse before
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<p>Stanton. I can't tell the circumstances; I'll bring a person who will speak more to the matter than I can.</p>
<p>Rayment Large, (a Watchman.) Mr. Artwell came very drunk into the watchhouse with a young woman, and swore she had robbed him of his stock; and she said, look into your bosom, and see if it is not there; and she put her hand into his bosom, and drew the stock out.</p>
<p>Q. Was the stock produced in the watchhouse before Williamson was brought in, or afterwards?</p>
<p>Large. It was before: I am sure it was. The stock and buckle are not worth six pence; it is only a brass buckle.</p>
<p>Q. to Stanton. Did you say you knew Williamson?</p>
<p>Stanton. I have known her twelve or fourteen years. She has been a hard working girl all that time: hay, I may say twenty years. Selling in the morning livers and lights, and in the evening sheeps-heads. And as I have been a Beadle five
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<p>Q. How do you know the Prisoner was one of them?</p>
<p>Welldy. I took particular notice of his feet, for he is lame; I know he is the person, for he held me by the collar, the moon shone, and the lamps were lighted, - it was by the lamps facing Bethlehem-gate, close to the rails; when he was taken the other day, I was sent for by the constable, and I said I had been abused and robbed, but I did not mind the money so much as being abused.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know he is the very man?</p>
<p>Welldy. He had a long reddish beard on then, he is the man that held me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I desire that Mr. Lloyd, the man that took me last Sunday, may not be present while the other witnesses are examining. [Mr. Lloyd was ordered to withdraw.]</p>
<p>Prisoner. Why did not you discover that you had been robbed, directly?</p>
<p>Welldy. I told it to my family, and to a great many people that night, and to an hundred, I am sure, since.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever tell Mr. Lloyd of it before the Prisoner was taken up?</p>
<p>Welldy. I never saw Lloyd till I was sent for; I have said many a time, that it was a lame-footed man that took hold of me.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Mr. Lloyd took me up about a month ago, but he could not make any thing out against me, so I was discharged; and he said, though he could not keep me then, he would have me again.
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<p>At the Prisoner's desire the witnesses were examined apart.</p>
<p>Isabella Harvey. On the 17th of September, I was going from London to Kilbourn, I called at Paddington to drink a tankard of beer; the Prisoner came into the house where I was - the key and garter: my cousin Harvey was with me, and she and I had a pot of ale.</p>
<p>Q. Did you drink to him?</p>
<p>Harvey. My cousin drank to him; my cousin asked me how far I was going: I said I was going as far as Kilbourn to pay 16 Shillings to one Mrs. Waters.</p>
<p>Q. Did you tell your cousin that?</p>
<p>Harvey. No, I said I was going to pay a little money, I did not say how much - I paid three pence for the beer: when the beer was drank, my cousin and I came out of the house, and the Prisoner followed us out; my cousin parted with me at
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<p>Q. How far is that from the highway?</p>
<p>Harvey. I can't tell, 'tis in the Fields.</p>
<p>Q. What distance is it from the highway?</p>
<p>Harvey. 'Tis a considerable distance.</p>
<p>Q. Tell me what he said or did?</p>
<p>Harvey. He robbed me of my box and sixteen Shillings.</p>
<p>Q. How did he do it?</p>
<p>Harvey. He put his hand into my pocket and took the money out.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say anything to you?</p>
<p>Harvey. No, he said nothing.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say nothing to you?</p>
<p>Harvey. He said he must have my money.</p>
<p>Q. You said he began to be rude with you, do you think it was for lewdness, or what?</p>
<p>Harvey. For lewdness.</p>
<p>Q. Did you think he would have robbed you then?</p>
<p>Harvey. No, I did not, but after he had used me so, he robbed me.</p>
<p>Q. Did he use you as a lewd fellow, with a design to debauch you?</p>
<p>Harvey. That was what he did at first, and then he took my money; I run after him, and desired he would give me the money, for it was not my own; and I was only entrusted to pay it - it was Mr. Dean's money.</p>
<p>Q. Then you did not cry out thief. You thought he designed to rob you of your virtue, rather than your money?</p>
<p>Harvey. I thought so at first.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any pistol?</p>
<p>Harvey. He had not any pistol or stick.</p>
<p>Q. Nor put you into any fear, did he?</p>
<p>Harvey. No, no otherwise than being rude.</p>
<p>Q. What did he do to you?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174412050016"/>Harvey. He threw me down to be rude with me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person282" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 17th of Sept. I saw the Prisoner follow this woman into the key and garter, and she called for a pot of beer.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Prisoner drink with her?</p>
<p>Littlewood. Yes, he did - he took the pot and drank, I can't tell what share he had.</p>
<p>Q. Did he appear to be an acquaintance?</p>
<p>Littlewood. No, she said she was going as far as Kilbourn, and he said, if she would accept of his company, he would see her safe there. I have not told you how I came to know the Prisoner: I happened to be at another place, and he was quarrelling with another person, and the landlady said she would not let him have any more than one pot of beer, for he looked like a thief, and she did not let him have any more, her name is Blaker.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person283" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable; on the 17th of Sept. one Blaker came to me to let me know, there had been a robbery committed, and wanted not to take the man; he said Mr. Littlewood knew him very well, and that he was a fighting man, and was at the fighting booth, and there I saw him; some people said it was an improper place to take him, for he would be rescued: I said the best way will be, to take him when the fight is over, for I will not spoil the gentlemen's diversion, nor spoil the house. Littlewood shewed me the Prisoner, I said let them part the money first; then the Prisoner came into the room: Mr. Blaker and Mr. Littlewood said he was the man, and some of them thought it dangerous to take him then. The Prisoner run away, and the man that keeps the booth said, push; Littlewood and some others ran, but the Prisoner run so fast that they could not take him. I heard he lived in Wych-street, and I took him about three weeks after: I think it was on the 25th of October. Is not that Crispin's day, my Lord?</p>
<persName id="t17441205-27-person284"> William Rawhole
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My Lord, I am going to speak, and I hope you will not let any body interrupt me. On the 25th of October, I think it was Crispin's-day, I was at Mr. Bird's, and he said the Prisoner was at Mr. Broughton's booth, and asked me, if I knew him. I said, I did know him, but he was not there. We went to his room, and there we took him. When he was taken, he desired to be put into a room with several men, to see whether the Prosecutrix knew him: and as soon as she came into the room, she said, That is the man that robbed me, though he was in another coat then. I am not going to say, I saw the man rob her. because I did not.</p>
<persName id="t17441205-27-person285"> Richard Bird
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was asked, whether I knew the Prisoner. I said, very well; and we took him (I think it was on the 25th of October) in his own room.</p>
<p>Q to Harvey. Where did you go after the Prisoner robbed you?</p>
<p>Harvey. I went to Kilbourn, to one Mrs. Waters's, and staid there all night.</p>
<p>Q. What did you say to her?</p>
<p>Harvey. When I went in she asked me what made me look so much frightened; I said, I was robbed, and she went with me the next morning to see if we could get any intelligence of the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. You say you was down upon the ground, then you think he took the money out of your pocket, when you were upon the ground?</p>
<p>Harvey. He did not take it then, he took it from me after I was up again upon my legs. I beg leave to say two words more, that when I spoke to him for my money, I observed he had a very great impediment in his speech; and the Prisoner has a very great one.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep the house at Paddington, where the Prosecutrix says the Prisoner was with her. I come here to prove that the Prisoner is not the man that was at my house.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the prosecutrix, Isabella Harvey?</p>
<p>Blaker. She was at my house, and drank a pot of beer, but it was another man that was with her; I never saw the Prisoner but once before this: she came with a young man in a blue grey suit with white buttons, he was a pale man, as pale as a Sheet.</p>
<persName id="t17441205-27-person287"> Catherine Gray
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person287" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a servant to Mrs. Blaker.</p>
<p>Q. Did Isabella Harvey come to your house at any time?</p>
<p>Gray. Yes, but I can't tell when.</p>
<p>Q. Is the Prisoner the man that was with her?</p>
<p>Gray. No, he is not.</p>
<p>Q. Is he like him?</p>
<p>Gray. No, he is no more like him than I am.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am sure the Prisoner is the man that followed Harvey into the house; I am sure he's the very man, - he was dressed in a blue grey coat, like that he has on. - I can't say that is the coat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person289" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I think the Prisoner is a moulder. I happened to be at Mrs. Blaker's when the Prosecutrix came in the day after the robbery: she called Mrs. Blaker, and said, do you know that man that was with me last night? Why, said Mrs. Blaker? Says the Prosecutrix, he has robbed me.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174412050017"/> Says Mrs. Blaker, I am surprized you should go over the fields with a man you never saw in your life: what did he use you ill? No, says she, no otherwise than in taking my money from me. Says Mrs. Blaker, you were certainly fuddled, and I would not let you have any more liquor; the Prosecutrix said then, she was robbed of a cloak, a hat, and a handkerchief; Mrs. Blaker said, you had no such things with you last night; I knew Evans very well, and when he was taken up, I went to see him, and somebody said Mrs. Harvey was a litigious woman; I said she was not litigious, but only wanted her 16 s. again.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-27-person290" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . There was a note given between the Prosecutrix and her brother, the constable, about the reward, and Littlewood said he would get the note away, and make away with it, and then they could not prosecute.</p>
<p>Littlewood. I never saw any note.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever hear of any?</p>
<p>Littlewood. I never did.
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<p>Q. When did you miss your pocket?</p>
<p>Ellwood. I missed it before I went the length of the street.</p>
<p>Q. How much money had you in it?</p>
<p>Ellwood. There were eight shillings, and some half-pence. - My husband is a
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<p>Coun. What business are you?</p>
<p>Ellwood. I keep a house of lodgers.</p>
<p>Coun. I thought they came to buy something of you; what do you sell?</p>
<p>Ellwood. I sell pease porridge and sheeps heads.</p>
<p>Coun. Had not you quarrelled with the man prisoner before?</p>
<p>Ellwood. I never had, but I was advised not to let him come into my house, for he used to make it his business to fire swan-shot at the neighbours windows, and I have seen him do it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you call out?</p>
<p>Ellwood. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body come to your assistance?</p>
<p>Ellwood. No.</p>
<p>Coun. Did you know the Prisoners before?</p>
<p>Ellwood. they lived in a place near me, he has come and broke my shop windows open.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-28-person301" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prosecutrix came to my house, with a search warrant, to serve upon the prisoners, and I found them in Peter's-street, next door to where the Prosecutrix lives.</p>
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<interp inst="t17441205-28-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This woman [Ellwood] came to me, as being Constable last year, to inform her where she might find a Constable: I went with her to the Constable, and we took the prisoners within a door or two or Ellwood's house.</p>
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<p>Q. How long time was it between her saying, they had knocked her down and robbed her, and her saying, that they took nothing from her?</p>
<p>Henley. But a little time - about half an hour. I asked her how she could in conscience swear that, and she said she did it out of vexation for their abusing her.</p>
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<p>Q. How do you know they were taken out of your warehouse?</p>
<p>Panton. Because when our people had done work, I locked up the warehouse door; and I am sure these goods were in the warehouse at that time, for I had but just made an end of them.</p>
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<p>Panton. The work was upon bobbins, marked with my own name.
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<p>Prisoner. They made me drunk, and when I was in the Round-House, I did not know where I was, for I was not compos mentis.</p>
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