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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110001"/>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 11th, THURSDAY the 12th, FRIDAY the 13th, and SATURDAY the 14th of September,</p>
<p>In the 18th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Right Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER VII.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1745.</p>
<p>[Price Six-pence.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions 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>+ 299.
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<p>Mary Pound. The Prisoner lodged in the next room to me in Mr. Walker's house, about four nights; when she was going away from her lodging, she asked me leave to go into my room for a handkerchief, and then she robbed me of these things and money. I found her in London with my stockings and shift on; I pressed her to confess, but she would not own any thing, but before the Justice she owned the taking of the goods and money.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I submit myself to the mercy of the Court. The pawnbroker wronged me of 3 l. 12 s. in the money, or it would all have been made up.</p>
<p>Q. How did he wrong you of three pound twelve shillings?</p>
<p>Prisoner. The pawnbroker gave me but 36 s. for each of the 3 l. 12 s. pieces.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-1-person33" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and there she confessed the robbery, and said if he pleased, she would shew me where the money was, which she did. She said, she had pawned these two rings to Mr. Tucker, and there was a dispute between him and her, as if she had not pawned them at all: there was Mrs. Pound's silk purse with about twenty guineas in it; and Mrs. Pound said, she had two three pound twelve shilling pieces in it: said I to Mr. Tucker, Did you ever see this purse? Yes, he said; said, I, Did you ever see this leathern purse? Yes, he said, and he believed there were about 17 guineas in it. Mrs Pound said, she had two three pound twelve shilling
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110003"/> pieces in the purse; said I to the pawnbroker , How could you take these two gold rings in to pawn, when you saw this purse, and so much money in it?</p>
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<p>Wright. I found it at a house in Gibson's Court, in Shug lane St. James's under the stairs.</p>
<p>Q. You talked about the Rings, and said there was some doubt whether they were pawned or not?</p>
<p>Wright. Yes. When I asked him about the Rings, he said he had none, till he saw the Prisoner, and she said she had given him a three pound twelve shilling piece to take twenty six shillings and four pence out of, which was owing for things the Prisoner had in pawn. She said he weighed the piece against another piece, and said it was a thirty six shilling piece, and that he said it was very pretty money, and said, have you got any more of them; and she said she had another. She said before Sir
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<interp inst="t17450911-1-person36" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . These two rings were placed to me by the Prisoner at the bar; she had some parcels of goods with me, which came to 26 s. 4 d. and she gave me a 3 l. 12 s. piece, and I gave her the change. I gave her two guineas, 3 s. 6 d. and 2 d. Then she pulled out another 3 l. 12 s. piece, and I gave her three guineas and nine shillings for that.
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<interp inst="t17450911-2-person41" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . And please you, my Lord judge, the Prisoner came to me as a lodger, and lodged with me about six or seven nights, and on the 20th of December she got out of bed from n, and went away, and I missed my things in about a quarter of an hour; I had her taken up, and she confessed before justice that she took them.</p>
<p>Elizabeth. The Prisoner owned that she took the good pawned them.</p>
<p>Prisoner. the pawning of the gown, Mrs. Read knew herself, and as to the other witness, I have not seen her for a year and an half.
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<interp inst="t17450911-3-person46" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about 3 years, and she was then a very honest person. On saturday the 17th of August last she came to me, and said she was come from her place, and was going to Nottingham in the waggon; and staid with me till Monday. I was obliged to go out on Monday, and when I came home she was gone, and I missed all those things. I went to the Ram Inn in Smithfield, and could hear nothing of her. I followed the Nottingham waggon to Highgate, thinking she might be in it, but she was not. And as I came back by Sir John Oldcastle's, I found her there hearkening to the musick, with my gown, and several of my thing on. I asked her if she would go with me, and she said she would. I asked after my things, and she said some she had pawned, and some were sold, and some she had on her back.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-3-person47" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner brought a bit of lace, an apron, and a pair of ruffles to me of Mrs Cooper's.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17450911-6-victim60 t17450911-6-viclabel29"/>. On Monday the 2d of Sept. the Prisoner came to my house about two o'Clock, and staid all the afternoon.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know her before?</p>
<p>Cross. Yes; she was my servant about two years and three months ago She said she had some friends to come to see her, and she called for a tankard of Beer, and would have it in a silver tankard.</p>
<p>
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<p>Q. Was the Prisoner drinking with them?</p>
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<p>Q. How long had you given the tankard to him before it was missing?</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-6-person65" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . About five minutes; for all the rest of his company was gone.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to deliver the tankard into his hand just at that time?</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-6-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to seek after her. He went to search after her, and found the tankard at a pawnbroker's in Hounsditch, he sent for me to come there, and I went and found her and the tankard there; and then she fell down upon her knees and asked my pardon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-6-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 2d of September about 8 o' clock, the Prisoner brought this tankard to my house; I had known her about seven or eight months, and she used to be a customer to us, and had a good character. She said she brought it from her sister, who keeps a public house in Skinner's Street, and wanted to borrow 8 l. upon it, to pay the brewer the next morning.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110005"/>Q. Did she tell you whose tankard it was?</p>
<p>Smith. She said it was her sister's tankard; I said, I could not lend her so much upon it: she said, she had received 40 s. for her sister, and if I would lend her six guineas upon it, it would do, which I did, and in about ten minutes time a person came from Mr. Cross to inquire after it; I went to inquire after her, and found her; I sent to Mr. Cross's directly, and they came and owned the tankard.</p>
<p>Mr. Cross's servant maid deposed, that she brought the tankard to the Prisoner, and the Prisoner said she had some company to come, and went into the little room by the bar; that she went up stairs upon some occasion, and when she came down again, the Prisoner and the tankard were gone.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I gave the six guineas back to the pawnbroker.</p>
<p>The Jury found her
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<p>307.
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<p>
<persName id="t17450911-8-person81"> William Robinson
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<interp inst="t17450911-8-person81" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-8-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost a pair of sheets and a pair of stockings out of my house - I cannot tell whether it was night or day, it was the dusk of the evening.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17450911-8-person82"> James Bye
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<interp inst="t17450911-8-person82" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-8-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Jeffs and Martin came to me, and we agreed to go out to get what we could come at, we tried at several houses, and could not do any thing; then we came to a house in Dove Court, by Leather Lane. The Prisoner had a hanger under his coat, and he bid Jeffs not be afraid, and swore the first man that came to oppose them he would cut his head off: there was a latch to the door, and Jeffs turned the latch, opened the door, and went into the house about ten o'Clock at night, and brought something out in his apron, and began to run; Martin said, what do you run for? or something to that effect. He brought out a pair of sheets, and a pair of ribbed stockings.</p>
<p>Q. How far was Martin off at that time?</p>
<p>Bye . He might be half the length of the Court off. We went to Mrs. Lucas's to sell them and she did not buy them; then we went to the Prisoner Macklaughlin, otherwise Mason, otherwise Thomas, otherwise Little Moll , and asked her five shillings for them, she bid us eighteen pence, and at last gave us half a crown for them.</p>
<p>The Jury
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>308.
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<persName id="t17450911-9-person87"> Paul Portinier
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<interp inst="t17450911-9-person87" type="given" value="Paul"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-9-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner went into my room, looked under my bed, and took my watch out of a box, and he has engaged it to a pawnbroker for five shillings at the Cross Keys, the corner of the Coal Yard in Holborn.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17450911-9-person88"> Francis Dare
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<interp inst="t17450911-9-person88" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-9-person88" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a Silversmith.</p>
<p>Q. What have you to say against the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Dare. I have nothing to say against him; I do not know the Prisoner no more than the Pope ; the Prisoner said I bought a chain of him, but I do not know that I did.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17450911-9-person89"> John Porter
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<interp inst="t17450911-9-person89" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-9-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (a servant to the keeper of Clerkenwell Bridewell ) The Prisoner was at first committed for correction, but when he was charged with this, he owned he had pawned the watch for five shillings, and owned he sold the chain to Mr. Dare, for three shillings.</p>
<p>Prisoner. There was something pushed under the bed, and I found it to be the watch, but who put it there, I cannot tell: and as I was going along the watch kicked against my foot upon the floor, and there was a bruise which I made in it having a new pair of shoes on.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17450911-10-person95" type="given" value="John"/>
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<p>Q. How do you know this?</p>
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<p>
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<persName id="t17450911-10-person97"> Mary Moore
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<interp inst="t17450911-10-person97" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> lived over my head. On Monday night the 28th of July, they came home about eleven o'Clock at night; I did not see them bring any thing in then, but they went out again, and returned in about a quarter of an hour, and she came in with a bundle, and he had a kettle and something in it that rattled. They left these things in his apartment, and went out again, and the third time they came in with some sheets and other things, and then the clock struck twelve.</p>
<p>Q. Did they bring a candle in with them then?</p>
<p>Crockett. No, she left a candle in the window the second time they were there. About five o'Clock they went out.</p>
<p>Q. Did they carry these things with them?</p>
<p>Crockett. No, but they were carried out of the house. I got up about seven o'Clock, and saw that the window shutters had been cut open, so that I could put my hand in between the two window shutters, (I made a complaint to the neighbours of it; for Watland always desired us or some of the neighbours to give an eye to his windows whenever we went by, when he was out of town) one pane of glass was broke, and the window shutter bedaubed with mud. The neighbours would have had me have taken out a warrant, but I did not care to do it till the Prosecutor came home. Jones went to Rag Fair to buy a bit of Salmon, and somebody who knew that I was going after him, bid him not come up the Lane; so when he saw me, he threw the Salmon away, and put the dish under his arm, and run away. I found under the head of the Prisoner's bed a large spike nail, a chissel, and this bunch of keys, [some of them were pick lock keys] I sent to Watland, but could not find out where he was. In about three weeks his wife came to town, and Jones confessed at Mr. Unwin's house that he broke Watland's house open about 12 o'Clock at night, but that he never should have done it if he had not been in liquor, and he owned the taking all these things.</p>
<p>Prisoner Jones. As to that man (Crockett) he was in an information a little while ago, when
<persName id="t17450911-10-person98"> Richard Studder
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<p>Prisoner Moore. I have nothing to say to him, he is so roguish, I do not know what to say to him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-10-person99" type="given" value="Samuel"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-10-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 29th of July Crockett came to me, and said, there was a poor man's house broke open, and desired me to go with him to Jones's house, for he did not care to go without me, for fear of coming into trouble. I went with him, and in the Prisoner's room we found these things [a bunch of keys, a large spike nail, and a chissel] and a great part of the goods which the Prosecutor lost: I carried these things to my house, and in about three weeks time the Prosecutor and his wife came to town, and they came to my house; I fetched the things down, and Watland said, they were his. I had intelligence that Jones used to make it his constant practice to go to St. Paul's to pick pockets; so I went into the middle isle of the church, and saw the Prisoner pass by me: I did not rightly know him, but he saw the Prosecutor, and so turned back again into the Isle; I took hold of him and pulled him back, said I, is your name
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<interp inst="t17450911-10-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ? he said, no; said I, What is your name? He said, my name is Elmore; said I, you must come along with me. So I let him go, for I thought he would come along with me, and I was not willing to make a disturbance in the church; he run away, I cried out stop thief, and he was taken presently, and was carried to my house; he denied the fact for a considerable time, but afterwards he owned that he and Moore broke open the Prosecutor's house between twelve and one, and took the things that were missing, and said, he was sorry that he should hurt a man he knew, and one he knew to be poor. Jones
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<p>311.
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<interp inst="t17450911-11-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Constable upon the Keys, about 11 or 12 at noon, I saw the Prisoner lurking about a hogshead of tobacco, at Butolph's wharf ; I watched him, and saw him take some tobacco out of the hogshead: I followed him, and took him; he said it was a very small matter, and hoped I would forgive him; I said I would not, if it was never so little.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Hartley. He is a foreigner that works upon the Keys; he is not a ticket porter. He has been a porter about a year.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-11-person104" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-11-person104" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner works upon the Keys, I have employed him a great many times, my Lord, his character is very good, and I never knew him do any ill thing in my life.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-11-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner thirteen years. I have intrusted him with fruit and other things in the warehouses. I have intrusted him with money, and he never wronged me of any thing in his life.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17450911-11-person106"> Samuel Tatem
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<interp inst="t17450911-11-person106" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a gangsman. We are for the merchants, and the landwaiters are for the King. We put the goods into the warehouses, and lock them up, and if they don't turn out right we make up the deficiency, and make every thing answerable, as they were when they came in. I have employed the Prisoner daily and hourly, and have intrusted him frequently, I have intrusted him with money, and I never found him to deceive me in any thing, but he was always just and true.</p>
<p>Q. Is that his general character?</p>
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<persName id="t17450911-11-person107"> Samuel Tatem
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-11-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner 3 years, and have intrusted him as my own servant. I have intrusted him to change gold, and never knew him to do any thing amiss; and I would intrust him again, if he was clear.</p>
<p>Hartley. My Lord, it is no wonder that these gangsmen speak for these persons, to encourage thieving, for they put them upon it.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-11-person109" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-11-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (A constable upon the keys) I have known the Prisoner about a year and an half, and know him to be a reputed pilferer . He is one employed by these gangsmen to do what they call sweep for the soot; that is, to work for what they can thieve or steal.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was informed by some lemon porters that there was some tobacco lay under some planks, and so I took it.</p>
<p>Jury. I desire to know whether Hartley saw him take it out of the hogshead.</p>
<p>Hartley. I saw him take it out of a hogshead, but I can't tell whose property it is, because there were more merchants than one concerned in that ship.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17450911-12-off57 t17450911-12-crimeloc60"/>: one of the hogsheads was broke, but I can't say who broke it. I asked him how he came by it, he said one of the coopers gave it him. I enquired of the coopers whether it was so, but they would not own it to be truth.</p>
<p>Q. Did they deny it?</p>
<p>Clack. They would not own it to be true. The Prisoner begged for God's sake that I would forgive him, and said that he never did any such thing before. And before the Alderman he said he found it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I found it under the sheet of the lighter.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>313.
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<interp inst="t17450911-13-person119" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17450911-13-defend114 t17450911-13-deflabel65"/>, he lived with me about four months; but the latter part of his time he was apt to stay out, and not come so early home as my hours required, which made me think he came by money dishonestly, and I was determined to part with him. I desired to look into his trunk, he refused it at first, but I told him if he would not open it, I would have it opened; then he, with reluctancy, opened it, and this piece of Scotch cloth was in it; he asked pardon, and said it was mine. I said, how can it be mine when it is in your trunk? I looked on it and saw it was mine; it was marked with characters.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This piece of cloth lay some time in the cellar, and as I was brushing my clothes I was called up, and when I went down again I found this piece of cloth in my trunk, it might fall down into it by accident. And I did not know what to do with it, but had a design to keep it there, to give it to my master the first opportunity.</p>
<p>Q. Excepting this, what is his general character?</p>
<p>Cartwright. I had a good character of him. They said he was a little given to drinking; but if I had a strict hand over him, he might do very well.</p>
<p>Q. Did he make the defence he does now, when you first found it out?</p>
<p>Cartwright. No, it is quite new.
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , on the King's highway, putting her in fear and danger of her life, and taking from her one gold ring, val. 10 s. and 2 s. 8 d. in money </rs>,
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<persName id="t17450911-14-person123"> Mary Price
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person123" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 19th of July last coming by Bayswater, near Kensington in a chaise with Mrs.
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person124" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , about six or seven o'clock in the evening (it rained prodigious hard.) A person came up to the chaise with a crape over his face.</p>
<p>Q. Is the Prisoner the person?</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17450911-14-off69 t17450911-14-victim126"/> </persName> . Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How did you see his face if he had a crape over it?</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110008"/>Price. He pulled his crape aside, as I suppose, to see who came each way. Then he demanded our money, and the gentlewoman who was with me, said, we have none. He damned us, and bid us give him what we had got. I said, I had 2 s. 8 d. and I gave it to him. Then he demanded Mrs. Taylor's money, she gave it to me, and I gave it to the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. How much was there?</p>
<p>Price. There was 7 d.</p>
<p>Q. Did he take any thing else from you?</p>
<p>Price. He took two gold rings, and rode off as hard as he could; we drove after him as hard as we could drive, till we saw two gentlemen; I then stood upright in the chaise, and cried out, a highwayman, a highwayman, he has robbed me, and they rode after him and took him.</p>
<p>Q. In how long time did they take him?</p>
<p>Price. I believe it could not be a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Was he never out of your sight?</p>
<p>Price. He was never out of my sight. I saw them pull him off his horse, then we stopped, and they brought the Prisoner up to us, and asked us if we knew him: I said, yes, he was the person that robbed us, and he owned the fact.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say?</p>
<p>Price. He was asked whether he was the person that robbed us, and he said, yes, he was, but he hoped we would not prosecute him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I would ask the lady whether she knows me to be the man?</p>
<p>Price. Yes; I saw your face, the crape was aside. This is the crape he had over his face.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person127" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17450911-14-person127" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner is the man that robbed us, and he was brought back to us, and the gentlemen that took him asked him whether he was the man that robbed us, and he said, yes, he was the man, and hoped that we would not prosecute him.</p>
<p>Mrs. Taylor being asked whether every part of Mrs. Price's evidence was true, she said it was, so she was informed it was needless to relate the account of the robbery.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person129" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , were going to our respective homes. When we came to Tyburn turnpike, there was a cry of highwayman, (it rained violently hard) and the first person I saw was the Prisoner
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person130" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , on a black horse. I got into the same track, and rode after him, and did design to ride over him, but he turned out of the way, (I suppose he was surprised to hear somebody so near him) and my horse rode before him: I could not immediately stop my horse; so soon as I would I turned my horse, and rode after him again, and he turned his horse against Mr. Stevenson's. I caught hold of his right hand, and we both came down together. Upon this Mr. Stevenson and I secured him; he asked what we wanted with him; I said there was a hue and cry after him, and if he had done any thing amiss he must answer for it, and he should. He struggled a little, and desired us to let him go; I told him I could not; he said, then I am a dead man. I said, how do you know that? He said it was the first robbery that ever he committed. I said it was too soon now, so Mr. Stevenson and I led him, he went between us, I laid hold of his left arm, and Mr. Stevenson of his right. In leading him along the road, he begged for mercy, and said he had robbed two women of a small trifle; I think he said of about 18 d. or 2 s. and some half-pence, and two gold rings, and desired us to let him go. We carried him up to them, and Mrs. Taylor said, I thank you, Sir, that is the man that robbed us. We went to the White-hart, and had a pot of beer, and desired the women to let me know where I might call upon them. The Prisoner had a pistol in his pocket loaded with shot. I think he had about three shillings in silver and some brass. I asked where the rings were, he said he had put them into his pocket. I desired him to sit down, and told him if he would not sit down, I would tie him. So I searched his breeches for the rings, but could not find them. He said there were holes in his pockets, and they might get into the lining, so I unbuttoned the knees of his breeches and they dropped out.</p>
<p>Q. to
<persName id="t17450911-14-person131"> Henry Stevenson
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person131" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Have you heard the evidence that has been given by Mr. Marsh?</p>
<p>Stevenson. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Is it true?</p>
<p>Stevenson. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Had he a pistol?</p>
<p>Stevenson. Yes; it was in his right hand pocket, and I took it out.</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, I am a poor unfortunate unhappy fellow, it was the first fact that ever I committed. I never did any such thing in my life before, I never was a person that was extravagant in my life; nor I never did any wrong to any person in my life. My wife and family were ill and in distress, and I was drove to necessity, and that brought me to this.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner is a fan maker, he is a very honest man, and has paid me pounds for work that I have done for him. He followed the trade till it grew so bad, that he could not live by it, and then he took to other business.</p>
<p>Q. What other business did he take to?</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110009"/>Collins. He kept a vine vault. I have done work for him within these two years, in putting up a sign in Bridges street; he left that house and took another house in the Strand, but I did not do any thing for him there.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person133" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about five years, he lodged with me about a year and a quarter: he was a journey-man then, in the business of fanstick making.</p>
<p>Q. How long is that ago?</p>
<p>Bigs. It is about three years ago.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person136" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a perriwig maker. I have known him 14 or 15 years, and among our acquaintance he was reckoned one of the honestest men that we knew.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person137" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about 7 years, and he always bore a good character, and the character of an honest man for whatever I heard.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-14-person138" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a taylor. I have worked for him fifteen years. - I have not worked for him for four or five years last past. He always bore a good character, and I never heard a person speak ill of him in my life.
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<p>Q. Who had you them from?</p>
<p>Blunt. I had them from one
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<p>Q. Do you know them to be yours?</p>
<p>Blunt. Yes, excellently well.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-15-person145" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (the cross examination) Did not the Prisoner lodge in your house?</p>
<p>Blunt. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did you miss these razors?</p>
<p>Blunt. I did not miss them till every one of them were gone.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever lend him any razors?</p>
<p>Blunt. No , I never did.</p>
<p>Q. Have you had any quarrel with him?</p>
<p>Blunt. No; only on this account, for I took him to be an honest man before.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any of the razors?</p>
<p>Blunt. I found one of the razors at
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<p>Q. What is the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Blunt. He is a schoolmaster.</p>
<p>Q. How many scholars did he use to have?</p>
<p>Blunt. He has had thirty or forty scholars.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think a man who has so many scholars would steal a few old razors?</p>
<p>Blunt. He did do it.</p>
<p>Q. Had you a search warrant?</p>
<p>Blunt. Yes.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-15-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> made me a present of these two razors. Mr. Blunt's son came over to my house one Sunday morning, and saw me shaving myself , and he said he could swear to one of those razors, that it was his father's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-15-person151" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found these two razors at Davis's, and this razor I know to be my father's, by reason of there being a bit broke off the end of the blade in trying to get it out of the handle.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Gentlemen, I am quite unacquainted with the proceedings of this court, and therefore I hope you will excuse me if I say any thing that is contrary to the rules of this court. Mr. Davis did come to borrow a razor of me, and while I was with Mr. Blunt I borrowed some razors of him (I think it was some time in October) I would ask Mr. Blunt whether I did not desire to borrow some razors of him? said he, there is a box of old razors, take what you will, and I took three; I was going to get some oil to set them with, and he said he had got something in his house that would do as well, and he lent me that.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-15-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Upon my oath I never lent him a razor in my life, or gave him one, and he never asked me for one. I did lend him a thing that we whet knives upon, but that is not fit for razors.</p>
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<persName id="t17450911-15-person153"> Mary Ford
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<interp inst="t17450911-15-person153" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . My daughter carried those things of Mr. Blunt's over to his house, that were found at Mr. Mansell's.</p>
<p>Q. What things were they?</p>
<p>Ford. There were seven books, three razors, a hammer and a flower tub</p>
<p>Mr. Burgess. I was informed that Mr. Blunt had a warrant against Mr. Mansell. I said Mr. Mansell would insist upon his innocence and character.</p>
<p>Q. What character does he bear?</p>
<p>Burgess. I have known him ever since he has
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<p>Q. Do you know
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<p>Burgess. Yes, very well, and I know him to be a very malicious man, and loves to be litigious.</p>
<p>Mr. Gilbert. (the Headborough) Blunt was 3 times at my house to bring me the warrant, but I was not at home. Mr. Mansell sent me a letter, and said he heard there was a warrant out against him from Mr. Blunt, and he said he would come to me, and he did come to me, and desired I would execute the warrant. Mr. Mansell is a man of a very good character, and I was sorry he should fall into such hands.</p>
<p>Q. What is his character in the neighbourhood?</p>
<p>Gilbert. His character from all the gentlemen that ever I was in company with is that of an honest young man.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think he would steal old razors and old books ?</p>
<p>Gilbert. I believe he is as innocent of it as I am myself .</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Mr. Blunt ?</p>
<p>Gilbert. I have lived two years over against him , and his character is such, that if he could take any advantage he would, and I believe he would serve me the same. if he had an opportunity .</p>
<p>Mr. Cope . I never knew a man of a better character in my life than Mr. Mansell , and that was the reason of my being his bail . Blunt said it might have been made up, if it had not been Mr. Mansell's fault.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-15-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Esq; Mr. Mansell has a very good character , and it was his character that made me be his bail .</p>
<p>Q. Do you think he would be guilty of stealing any razors?</p>
<p>Scot. I believe he no more stole the razors than I did.</p>
<p>Q. What character has Mr. Blunt?</p>
<p>Scot. Mr. Blunt's character is as indifferent an one as any man can have.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-16-person162" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about five years, I know she left
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<p>Another Witness. She was a lodger with me about a week, and I trusted her with a great deal of linen that I had of gentlemens, and she never wronged me at all. She went from me to Mr. Randall's to live.</p>
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<p>Q. Is not she a relation of yours?</p>
<p>Crisp. Yes, she is a relation of mine. She came of a very honest family, and I believe no body can stain the family with any thing but this - I am her sister.
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<p>Isabella Field. I went out early one morning, and the Prisoner desired me to come and see her room, and there were her and her husband; said she, what will you give us? I said I cannot stay: but I gave her some half-pence to get some liquor. I had my master's silver buckles in my pocket, a silver shilling and a silver six-pence.</p>
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<p>Field. His name is
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<p>Q. Where is the Prisoner's room?</p>
<p>Field. There she stands</p>
<p>Q. Where is the room?</p>
<p>Field. It is in Shoreditch .</p>
<p>Q. How do you know the Prisoner took them?</p>
<p>Field. Because there was no body there but her husband and herself. She called her husband to kiss her, and then she stopped the money into his hand. She said, my dear , buss me; and he said he did not want any of her bussing</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure you had the buckles in your pocket when you went into the room?</p>
<p>Field . I am sure I had them in my pocket when I gave her the half pence to buy the liquor. I cannot say but I fell asleep, for I was a little vexed in my mind .</p>
<p>Q. Then you think the buckles were taken from you when you was asleep?</p>
<p>Field. I don't know but they might.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know her before?</p>
<p>Field. I knew her by seeing her in the street, but I never was in her room before .</p>
<p>Q. What did you go for then?</p>
<p>Field. Because she pulled me down the alley.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I met her in Shoreditch with a bloody apron and handkerchief. She had been fighting, and I advised her to go home, but she went with me to my lodging. We had two or three drams, and I fell down to sleep, but whether she had the buckles with her, or whether she was awake or asleep I can't tell .</p>
<p>Q. What is her master?</p>
<p>Prisoner. He keeps a lodging house for all sorts of people.
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<interp inst="t17450911-18-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . These goods were in a warehouse belonging to Mr. Carne, I had not room to put them in my warehouse, so he gave me leave to put them into his, till I could get a chap to buy them; and when I came to look for them, there were only thirteen bundles out of 47. I discovered it first by this; my wife sent a pair of muffatees to Mr. Avery to be died, and they were sent home in some of my paper. I enquired how he came by that paper , and he said he bought it of one Mr. Roberts .</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-18-person176" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In November last, the Prisoner's wife brought a parcel of this paper in loose sheets in her apron, and I gave her two pence farthing a pound, which is the common price for waste paper; I had about three hundred weight of her, and I made use of it from November till the 17th of July, before I knew it was stole, and then Mr. Carne and Mr. Blayer came to me to know if I had got that paper: so I took the Prisoner and his wife up, and the remainder of the paper I had left, was returned to Mr. Carne's house . I carried them before Sir
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<p>Q. Did he say he took it?</p>
<p>Roberts. He said he was ruined and undone forever.</p>
<p>Q. What business is the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Roberts. He is a carver by trade.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-18-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Prisoner worked with me two years, and when Mr Blayer brought this cargo, which was a very large one, I told him, I had a large warehouse to put it into, and I did not think any of my men would take it; the front of the pile always remained whole, and they had taken it away behind, and had as it were scooped it. Mr. Blayer said, Mr. Carne here is but very little paper left, here are but thirteen bundles; I said to the Prisoner, you had better confess the fact; and he said, he had sold between four and five hundred weight to one; I have three hundred, three quarters, eleven pound and a half , which he had sold to Mr. Ninn . When the Prisoner worked for me, he always behaved very well. I paid him a guinea a week, and when he worked piece work, I have paid him 25 or 30 l. a week. I would employ him again if he was at liberty, to make any work at home.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-18-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My servant bought two parcels of paper of the Prisoner of about half an hundred weight each, and I paid him for a third of about half an hundred, and there were several other parcels that he brought afterwards .</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-18-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for 32 l. 16 s. which makes my whole loss, according to that computation, amount to 85 l.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never stole any of the paper, but it was brought me, and I sold it.</p>
<p>Godwin Prime. I asked him, (I think it was in New Prison) how he came to do so, and he said the devil possessed him: he said, he took the paper by piece-meal, and desired to speak with Mr. Crane and Mr. Blayer. I have entrusted him with a great deal, and he always had a good character; and I would employ him again, that is, if he made any goods at home, I would buy them of him.</p>
<p>The indictment being laid for stealing them in the warehouse of
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Eliz. Carr. The Prisoner asked me if I would buy any thing; she only offered me this bed gown and two or three old things.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the Prisoner at the house that you was in?</p>
<p>Grayley. Yes, I found out who she was, and I went to her mother's, and her mother told me she had not been at home all night, and said, she was a sad creature.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When did you miss your watch?</p>
<p>Grayley. I missed it immediately, and took hold of your gown directly .</p>
<p>Q. How can you be sure she is the person?</p>
<p>Grayley. I saw her face very plain in Buttermilk Alley.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light or dark?</p>
<p>Grayley. It was between dark and light.</p>
<p>Q. Did you return back to the house afterwards?</p>
<p>Grayley. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And did you complain that you had lost your watch?</p>
<p>Grayley. When I went into the house, the woman of the house said, Mr. Grayley, I suppose you have lost your watch, and I said, yes madam, I have.</p>
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<p>Q. Were they in company together?</p>
<p>Sparks. Only in publick company, in the publick room. The Prosecutor went out first, and in eight or ten minutes, as near as I can guess, the Prisoner
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<p>Q. Did he declare when he came back that he had lost his watch?</p>
<p>Sparks. When he struck me cross the back he did not say any thing about the watch, but pushed into the house directly, and then the company were all gone except his wife and another.</p>
<p>Grayley . Did not I ask you what the woman's name was?</p>
<p>Sparks. Yes, and I told you her name.</p>
<p>Q. Were they in liquor or not?</p>
<p>Sparks. Indeed, to my belief, neither the Prosecutor nor the Prisoner were sober.</p>
<p>Prisoner. His wife was drunk and lay cross two or three chairs.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-20-person197" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner a great while, she takes in dubbling, and goes out frequently with heavy loads, and if she was a bad creature she would hardly work so hard.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-20-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am one of the Headborough's of the parish of Christ Church, where this fact was committed; and very often we are disturbed by people in that passage, and I do say it is impossible to swear to the face of a person in that place, for there is never a lamp in it. I would do the fair thing by every body, and that is the reason of my speaking in this affair.</p>
<p>Sparks. It is a dark ugly place, and it is difficult to distinguish a person's face there; and if there is a lamp in the day, it is knocked down in the night.
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<interp inst="t17450911-21-person208" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Saturday was seven-night, about ten o'clock at night. I was passing a little below Charing Cross; the Prisoner met me, and gave me a slap on the face, so that I could not see, and took my bundle from me.</p>
<p>Q. Whose goods are they?</p>
<p>Thompson. They are the goods of
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<p>Q. Were these things in that bundle?</p>
<p>Thompson. They were all in that bundle.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Pray Madam, did not I immediately charge you with the watch, for taking my hat off my head?</p>
<p>Thompson. No.</p>
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<p>Thompson. I am a taylor's wife, and I take in washing, I live in Bedford Bury.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-21-person211" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Mrs. Thompson asked me to go with her to her husband who was at Westminster, as Mrs. Thompson was going along with the bundle under her arm, a parcel of young fellows came up, and the Prisoner came up to Mrs. Thompson.</p>
<p>Q. Was he in company with the rest?</p>
<p>Blackwell. He was in company with them.</p>
<p>Q. What did he do?</p>
<p>Blackwell. Just below Charing Cross, he came up from those fellows, and gave Mrs. Thompson a slap on the face.</p>
<p>Q. Was it pretty hard?</p>
<p>Blackwell. I did not feel it; but it was hard to be sure, for she seemed to reel against me, and cried out watch, watch, Blackwell I am robbed; and she took hold of the Prisoner and held him fast, then the watch came, and he was secured.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure he is the person?</p>
<p>Blackwell. I am positive of it, and that he gave her the blow.</p>
<p>Q. What light was there?</p>
<p>Blackwell. It was quite moon light.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I do not know any thing of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-21-person212" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman of St. Martin's in the Fields; on Saturday was seven-night, there happened a little quarrel against my stand,
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<p>Q. What he or she ?</p>
<p>Prior. He was very willing to go, but she was not; and madam Thompson delivered the Prisoner's hat into my hand, but the wig was thrown into the street, and they wanted to make their escapes.</p>
<p>Q. What the women?</p>
<p>Prior. Yes , the women. The young lad finding they were gone, run after them again, and overtook them, and laid hold of them again, and called for my assistance to lay hold of them again, and I carried them back to the watch *. They never talked of losing these things at first, but when they were retaken, then they talked of this robbery and losing these things; then we carried them to the Round-house.</p>
<p> * It is very strange that the constable nor any other of the Watchmen would appear; and it is to be hoped the character of this Watchman will be enquired into by the Gentlemen of the parish.</p>
<p>Q. Who ordered you to carry them to the Round house?</p>
<p>Prior. They had liberty to go home to their beds, and the boy was confined.</p>
<p>Q. How came they to be set at liberty, and the boy confined?</p>
<p>Prior. Because they brought friends.</p>
<p>Q. How came the boy to be committed?</p>
<p>Prior. Why they swore very hard and very positive, and the boy had nothing to say for himself.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Prior. Yes, and I have known his father and mother there twenty years .</p>
<p>Q. What does the boy do for his living?</p>
<p>Prior. I do not know what he does.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-21-person213" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As to the fact the Prisoner is charged with I know nothing of, but I have known his parents these sixteen years , they lodged at my house when the prisoner was about twelve years of age. His father is a very good taylor ; I never heard any thing of the boy that was unhandsome, but I never heard much of him since that time.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-21-person214" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner about five years, and he is a very sober honest boy, I I never heard any thing amiss of him, he lives with his father [the boy is about eighteen years of age .]</p>
<p>Q. What business is he ?</p>
<p>Ford. He is a holder to a painter - his character is that of an honest industrious youth .</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-21-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the Prisoner twelve or thirteen years; I never knew or heard but he was a very honest lad, and bore no other then a good character; I never knew he was inned to cheat or defraud any body. He lives with his father, and used to be employed by a pa.</p>
<p>Jury. (to Mrs. Blackwell) After the boy had charged Mrs. Thompson, I desire to know whether she did go away or no, and he run after her ?</p>
<p>Mrs. Thompson made answer; Gentlemen, I was frightened with the slap that was given me on my face, and the woman that was with me said , I had better lose the thing than go to the Round-house , for I never was in trouble in my life ; and when I came to the Watch-house, the mob said , knock the Scotch bitch down; I was frightened, as I was with child; and Mrs. Blackwell said, you had better come back than lose your own life and the child's , if you lose your things.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go out of the Round-house?</p>
<p>Thompson. I never was in the Round-house.</p>
<p>Q. Where did the women make their escapes from the watch?</p>
<p>Prior. Going to the Watch-house.
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<p>Q What Business are you?</p>
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<p>Q. Have you got them here?</p>
<p>Bolley. No, the pawnbroker has them in her custody.</p>
<p>Q. You cannot say the Prisoner has any of your jewels ?</p>
<p>Bolley . No, but she was in company with the other women , both in the street and in the house.</p>
<p>Prisoner . Ask him whether he ever saw my face before ?</p>
<p>Q. Pray recollect how you came to know her face again ?</p>
<p>Bolley . I was exactly against a lamp, and this particular person [the Prisoner] and 2 more, I could swear to. I am positive by the sight I had of her by the lamp, that she is the same person.</p>
<p>Q. How long is it since she was taken up?</p>
<p>Bolley. It is a good while since, but she was taken in the same alley by one of the thieftakers, who I employed to do it.</p>
<p>Prisoner. There were three poor creatures before, besides myself, who were taken up upon this account, one of them can give you an account that she heard the Prosecutor say, he knew where they were in pawn.</p>
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<p>Bolley . Into the house of
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<p>Q. to
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<p>North. I never saw the gentleman robbed, nor never knew that he was robbed. I was but a poor body, and lodged in this Susanna Gray's house. I never saw the man there in my life.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did you ever see me in that house?</p>
<p>North. You have been backward and forward there sometimes.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner called out ,
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<p>Bolley. The Prisoner, North, owned to me that she was in the house after the thing was done. These two witnesses were committed by Sir
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<p>Q. When was it done?</p>
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<p>Q. How long after she was gone, was it before you missed it?</p>
<p>Thornton. It was immediately after. So I run after her, but I could not find her.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss your money in the other house?</p>
<p>Thornton . No, I did not miss it till I came there. I went to the house I was in first, and made my complaint there, and they said they knew nothing of it, but they were sorry for it .
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<p>Q. Have you had your money again?</p>
<p>Thornton. No, I have had none of it again. Both
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<interp inst="t17450911-24-person246" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I missed these rings and spoons the 26th of July, between two and three in the afternoon. The Prisoner worked for me nine years.</p>
<p>Q. In what business?</p>
<p>Taylor . My employ is
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<p>Q. How did she get in?</p>
<p>Taylor. She had a key to get in to work .</p>
<p>Q. Have you got your things again?</p>
<p>Taylor. Yes, I found her the next day at her mother's. She denied it at first, but afterwards she owned she took them. I believe she never wronged me before.
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>326.
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<interp inst="t17450911-25-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lost these things. The Prisoner came in for half a pint of beer, and I drawed it for her ; she said I will not pay you for it now, I will pay you for it by and by, and what I owe you besides. She came in again in a little time, and my servant drawed her half a pint more, and she paid for that, and came for another half pint afterwards . My servant said to me, do you know any thing of the porridge pot? I said, no. She said the things were there just now, and there has been no body here but
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<interp inst="t17450911-26-person258" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of August I left 4 guineas, (the property of my master John Lane, a Fishmonger, in Hugging alley in Woodstreet) in my chamber window. I had taken two guineas from them the 19th, and on the 21st I lost the other two. The Prisoner confessed at Mr. Bird's (Sir
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<p>Q. How do you know that those two guineas did not want something of weight? There are a great many guineas that are not worth twenty shillings.</p>
<p>Hutchins. The Prisoner is a painter, and worked in the house.</p>
<p>Q. Have you had your money again?</p>
<p>Hutchins. Yes; one guinea and 4s. 6d. which he owned was part of the money he took out of the window.</p>
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<p>Q. Where was this?</p>
<p>Wilson. It was just by her own house.</p>
<p>Q. What time was it?</p>
<p>Wilson. It was a little before 12 at night. The other girl took me by the left skirt of the coat, which we call the lar-board skirt (I ask pardon for the expression, as I am a tar, I hope you will excuse me) she took me by the collar, and forced me up an alley , and then forced me into a house.</p>
<p>Q. Who forced you into the house?</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of chaps were they?</p>
<p>Wilson. Why men; one of them was a d - m lusty fellow, the other was but a little man, one of them took hold of my right leg, and hove it up, and one of the women who is gone [Moll Boston] took hold of me, and a man in a striped waistcoat got hold of my collar and tore my shirt all to pieces. I did not care to give out very soon, so they tore me all to pieces.</p>
<p>Q. What did you see Mary Green do?</p>
<p>Wilson. She was so good as to hold my arm, and one of the men took hold of my collar, and the other of my right leg; and that pale sickly woman [
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person272" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ] who pretends to be sick, but she is just as sick as I am, much the same; I believe she is mistress of the house. She took hold of me, and said she would put me to bed, and then the tall girl with the black hair [ Walker ] she is a pretty girl enough; she said she would shew me the way up stairs. Then Ann Girle, as soon as she had got hold of me, put the candle out, and my pocket was picked. This gentlewoman here [ Green ] had hold of my arm.</p>
<p>Q. How much money did you lose?</p>
<p>Wilson. I lost fifteen guineas, a half crown piece, two shillings in silver, and some half-pence. Then this lady, who stands in the middle,
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<p>Q. Did they light the candle again?</p>
<p>Wilson. Yes; the mistress of the house,
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<p>Q. When the candle was lighted again, was
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<p>Wilson. She had her hand about my neck after the candle was out, and she said, my dear, take care of yourself, and you shall not be hurt. Then I called out, and the two women took and hove me out of doors.</p>
<p>Q. Who assisted in putting you out of the house?</p>
<p>Wilson. Why the two men, a little one and a tall one, Mary Green and
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person276" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . When I got out of the house, I set my back against a bulk and called to the watch, and I told the watch that minute, that I had lost 15 guineas, but I don't believe that I mentioned any silver at all. The watch took Mary Green and
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person277" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> at the pump in the street. I desired the watch to break the house open, and they told me they could not. They went for the constable, and he said he could not; but when Green and Walker were brought back to the house, then the door was opened.</p>
<p>Q. Where had you been?</p>
<p>Wilson. I had been at the Saracen's head within Aldgate, where I lodge.</p>
<p>Q. Was you quite sober?</p>
<p>Wilson. I was as sober as I am now.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it before that time, that you had your money?</p>
<p>Wilson. About an hour. I brought the money from Sherness .</p>
<p>Q. When did you come from Sheerness ?</p>
<p>Wilson. I came from Sheerness on Tuesday, and I believe it was twelve o'clock yesterday morning when I came here, and I went to Mr. Busby's in Doctor's Commons with a ticket of 33 l. which was my brother's.</p>
<p>Prisoner Green. I desire to know whether you did not leave your watch in pledge at the watchhouse for a shilling, for some liquor?</p>
<p>Wilson. Yes, I did, my Lord, and I saved my watch by chance, it was by mere accident, for the string was got into the inside of my breeches.</p>
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<p>Lee. It was in Well Alley in the Minories with another watchman. Mr. Wilson desired us to break open the door, I told him we could not break the door open. Then he said he would have a watchman stand all night at the door, and insisted upon it, and said he had lost fifteen guineas, and shewed me the house. Then Warner, a watchman, came and said, he believed the two women were passed by. I saw them, but they were then in the liberty of the little Minories, and I could not take them. But they came to the pump to drink, which is in our ward, and then Warner and I took them and carried them to the watch-house. When they came there, and finding no body that knew them, they began to be saucy. Then I fetched Mr. Wilson, and he came to the watch-house, and said, those were the women that robbed him.</p>
<p>Ann Green said that
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<p>* He is the tall fellow that Mr. Wilson speaks of who took him by the collar and tore his shirt. He belongs to the Foot Guards now in the Tower . He was taken by Mr. Wilson on Monday the 16th instant, at the corner of Houndsditch.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person281" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (a watchman) As I was beating the hour past twelve, Mr. Wilson called to me and said he was robbed of 15 guineas. I went into Well Alley with him, he found the door, and said, here is the place where I was robbed. Said he, watchman, break the door open, I said I could not; but if it was upon a cry of murder, I don't know what I might do. He staid there, and I went and fetched the watch and the constable directly. That is all I have to say in the full course of the matter.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see them at the watch-house?</p>
<p>Parker. I saw Walker and Green in the watchhouse first, and afterwards I saw all three there.</p>
<p>Q. Was you present when they got the door open?</p>
<p>Parker. No, I was not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person282" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (constable) About 12 o'clock our watchmen came to me, to go to a house in Well Alley, about a gentleman who was robbed. I saw the gentleman [Mr. Wilson] and spoke to him. He said he was robbed of fifteen guineas, and desired I would break the door open. I told him I could not without a warrant. I knocked at the door with my staff, but could not get the door opened; he said if I would let two men stand at the door all night, he would pay them for it; so I let two watchmen stand there, and they stood I believe about an hour, and then Walker and Green came by and were taken.</p>
<p>Q. Who lives there?</p>
<p>Matthews. That woman,
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<p>Q. How long has she lived there?</p>
<p>Matthews. She has lived there but since Monday. It is a very bad house; people come in and stay about a fortnight or three weeks, then they are gone and others come in.</p>
<p>Prisoner Walker. Was not I walking down the Minories when I was taken?</p>
<p>Matthews. I did not see you in the Minories. The first time I saw you, was when you were brought to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Q. Were they searched?</p>
<p>Matthews. No, they were not searched, and I believe the person who had the money is got off.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , (a watchman.) Parker called me and told me a gentleman was robbed of fifteen guineas. We went to
<persName id="t17450911-27-person285"> Ann Girle
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person285" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's house, and Walker and Green went with us to the door, and they knocked at the door, and
<persName id="t17450911-27-person286"> Nan Girle
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> said, who is there? they said, they were; she said, is there no body else? and they said, no. Then she opened the door, and we went in and took her. Girle said that
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<interp inst="t17450911-27-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and his lady had robbed the gentleman. Then said Mary Green to her, must we go to Newgate for you, when you are to have a crown in the pound, out of the money they robbed the gentleman of?</p>
<p>Q. Where was this discourse?</p>
<p>Cartwright. It was in the watch-house.</p>
<p>Prisoner Green. Did you ever know me to be a prostitute or a street walker?</p>
<p>Cartwright. I don't know you.</p>
<p>Green to Matthews the constable. Do you know me to be such a person?</p>
<p>Matthews. I have seen you twenty times about the streets.</p>
<p>Prisoner Green, to Wilson. Where was it that I picked you up?</p>
<p>Wilson. I can't justly say where, for I am unacquainted with that way; it was about the Minories. That lady was so kind as to take hold of the skirt of my coat.</p>
<p>Green. Is the woman here that picked you up?</p>
<p>Wilson. Yes, to be sure she is, if you are here.</p>
<p>Green. Was it I that picked you up, or the other woman who is not here?</p>
<p>Wilson. It was yourself, you was in a black
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<p>Green. He said, Polly, I have been ill used, my shirt is torn; said I, I am sure you shall not be ill used.</p>
<p>Prisoner Walker. Green and I were at supper that night upon a couple of rabbets at a neighbours.</p>
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<p>Q. Who else supped with you?</p>
<p>Warren.
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<p>Q. Was
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<p>White. I get my living by selling things in the streets; my husband has belonged to the Customhouse there twenty five years. Last night we went to bed about 8 o'clock, and about 12 there was an uproar which waked us, and a gentleman came to the door; he had a pair of white stockings, a red waistcoat, and I think a blue grey coat; he said he was robbed of fifteen guineas. There were three watchmen, and the gentleman would not let the watchmen go: there were some people came to call one
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<p>Q. Was the candle put out before, or after the robbery?</p>
<p>Wilson. It was put out just at the time, for the men and the women had hold of me then. The candle was put out just at the same instant that I was robbed.</p>
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<p>Mr. Furness. I am the father of the child. On the 17th of July I found my child dead about six in the evening, and was informed that it died about five o' clock; he had a bruise upon his head by the wheel, from which the brains came out up on his waistcoat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-28-person301" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a barber. On the 17th of July the Prisoner was driving his cart along
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<p>Q. What was the consequence of that?</p>
<p>Reith. It killed the child.</p>
<p>Q. In what manner did the Prisoner drive his cart?</p>
<p>Reith. Very slow.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prisoner by his horse's head?</p>
<p>Reith. I believe he was upon the shafts of his cart.</p>
<p>Q. Did the child cry out?</p>
<p>Reith. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think the Prisoner saw it?</p>
<p>Reith. I believe he did not see it.</p>
<p>Furness, (the child's father) I really do think the Prisoner did not see the child, for if he had, I believe he would not have done it; I will speak so much in favour of the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was driving an empty cart with one horse, I had the misfortune to be lame at that time, and was riding upon the shafts of the cart. I am very sorry for what has happened.</p>
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<p>Q. Can you say what day you saw it safe over night?</p>
<p>Smith. I cannot say that: I lost twenty one hats out of my shop; I missed them about a quarter of an hour after I got up. I went to some pawnbrokers to desire them to stop them if any were brought to them, and in about half an hour's time a messenger came from Mr. Edwards a pawnbroker, to let me know he had stopped a hat, and desired to know if it was mine. I went to Mr. Edwards's, and there was the Prisoner James; I said to him, young man, did you bring this hat to the pawnbroker's? he said, yes; I asked him, how he came by it? he said, he made a purchase of it; I asked him, where? he said, in Smithfield; I asked him, who he bought it of? he said, of a drover; that he held it upon a stick, and asked, who would buy a hat? and he bought it; I asked him if he wanted a hat this morning? he said, yes; then said I, how came you to pawn it? I told him, I did not like that way of proceeding, and that I would charge him, if he did not give a better account how he came by it. I went with him into Mr. Edwards's room, and he said, he would tell me the truth; he said he went to sleep in a hay loft, and a man came and pulled him by the arm, and desired he would pawn it for two shillings.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-30-person317" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday morning James and Edwards two of the Prisoners at the bar, came and offered this hat to pawn for two shillings; I had heard that Mr. Smith had been robbed of some hats, so I sent the hat to him, and he owned it.</p>
<p>Q. Did James own the hat, or did Edwards own the hat?</p>
<p>Edwards. James said the hat was his, they both had it in their hands, but I cannot say that Edwards claimed any right to it at all.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-30-person323" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent for on Monday morning about eight o' clock to Mr. Edwards's, to take charge of James and Edwards; and it was said, if I would go to one Jones's in Long Lane I might find some. I found ten in Three Fox Court, and I found the others in a hay-loft, and Peartree was found in Smithfield.</p>
<p>They were all acquitted of the burglary; Peartree was
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<p>He was a second time charged by virtue of the coroner's inquisition, for the wilful murder of the said Elizabeth his wife.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-32-person338" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday the 19th of August, the Prisoner desired me to come and burn a kiln of pipes for him.</p>
<p>Q. Are you any relation to the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Morgan. None at all. I was burning some pipes for him at his house in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17450911-32-off166 t17450911-32-crimeloc167"/>. (I know they have had quarrels concerning jealousy.) She washed in the morning, and he went out with some pipes. He came home about 4 or 5 o'clock, and says to her, Bet, this is the best half guinea I ever laid out in my life, for I have been to ask counsel (for she had bound him over for assaulting her) and I am not afraid that you can hurt me or my bail; for he was bailed out of the Gatehouse , and that bred a sort of a quarrel between them, and he took all the wet linen that was in the washing tub, and bundled them up in a bundle, and would not let her have them; so they quarrelled for a considerable time. There were three women of our trade came to the Prisoner's house in the evening, and the Prisoner and his wife were pretty sociable, and he sent for me to drink with them. About 11 o' clock after the company was gone, I was in the stoke hole, and they were standing looking at me; As they were standing looking at me, he said, Bet, let me have a buss, and make all up, for said he, it is a sad thing we should be always quarrelling and differing; and, as
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174509110023"/> he said, he went to buss her, and she put his hand away from her, but he took a buss from her partly by force, and he had a buss. She said, Tommy, I can hardly buss you, for I cannot love you. He stood in a pause: well, Bet, said he, if it is so that you can never value me nor respect me, it is the best way for us to separate: there is a 30 l. bond you carried to your father, I have received 15 l. and there is 15 l. coming to me, only let me have that 15 l. and I will resign the trade up to you, and go and travel the country as a journeyman, and take my chance; and I will give you a bond never to trouble you, and you shall give me a bond never to trouble me. Then said she, I will agree to it, and I will take the business into my own hand. Then said he, I will tie you up from one thing, that you shall not employ
<persName id="t17450911-32-person339"> John Hartley
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<interp inst="t17450911-32-person339" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; (that is the man he was jealous of) Then she made answer, I will not be confined from that, for he is the only person I choose to work for me, and if I cannot be allowed that I will not agree to it. Then he fell a dancing and capering, and said, then it is all off if you will employ him, and fell a singing directly. After that they had some punch, he went out and ordered it. They said there was 18 d. worth, and he drank to me in the stoke hole, and they had no words after that. Said he, Morgan, I have got some pipes that were burnt slack before, and I would have these burnt harder; and he brought me 4 pieces of a coach wheel to burn them harder. Then he came and said, come up and drink your punch, and he stoked down for me, for he said, you are quite hot. I said, I am quite wearied out, I will go to bed. He said, I will stay a little longer, for I love my fire to be out before I go to bed; but I being quite tired went to bed.</p>
<p>Q. Pray did you hear when it was that the woman was murdered?</p>
<p>Morgan. No, I lay in the garret, I went and left him singing; for I was a little in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go to bed?</p>
<p>Morgan. About twelve o'clock, and lay till between eight and nine the next morning. When I got up I came down stairs, and he complained for want of pipes to serve his customers. I went to open this kiln of pipes to let them cool, and in the mean time the woman at the Cock and Bottle came over and said our bing is full of foul pipes and will not hold any more. I said I will go and take them away; and there being some company, I staid about an hour, and I said it is a strange thing they should not get up.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see your master in the morning?</p>
<p>Morgan. No, I never saw him after I left off burning.</p>
<p>Q. You say your master told you he wanted pipes for his customers, when was that, over night, or in the morning?</p>
<p>Morgan. It was over night.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go out in the morning?</p>
<p>Morgan. I believe it was about nine o'clock, and I staid there till between two and three o' clock expecting their coming down. Then I bored a hole in the wall of their chamber and looked through, and saw no sheet upon the bed. I bored another hole, which directed me to the middle of the room, and then I saw a puddle of blood in the middle of the room. Seeing that, I pushed the door a little to look farther in, and I saw two naked legs lying on the floor on the farther side of the bed. I run down stairs to this gentlewoman [Mrs. Moody] and said, for God's sake come up, there is murder in the house, for Morgan has killed himself; she went up and looked upon her as she lay, and thought that he was murdered.</p>
<p>Q. Was the body naked?</p>
<p>Morgan. Yes; the body was naked.</p>
<p>Q. Did she lay at the side of the bed, or under the bed?</p>
<p>Morgan. At the side of the bed.</p>
<p>Q. What reason had you to think it was him that was murdered?</p>
<p>Morgan. I judged it to be him because there was no cap on; and I thought he had made away with himself. Then several women came up stairs. What do you talk, said they, of his being murdered? it is she that is murdered. And they said to somebody, do you go down and take care of the doors, and call some of the neighbours, and when some of the substantial neighbours came, I was secured, and sent to the Gatehouse.</p>
<p>Q. What room did you find the deceased in?</p>
<p>
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<p>Q. Where is the shop?</p>
<p>Morgan. It is up one pair of stairs.</p>
<p>Q. You say you was a little in liquor, and you went to bed?</p>
<p>Morgan. Yes, I was a little in liquor, and that was the reason I went to bed so soon.</p>
<p>Q. Pray did you see in what condition the body was?</p>
<p>Morgan. I saw the body, but I did not see any wound upon it, for I run down stairs to call the neighbours; and I never saw her afterwards.</p>
<p>[The Coroner said there was a matter of 20 wounds on the body, and 3 of them were mortal.]</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any noise or any strugling during the whole night?</p>
<p>Morgan. I did not hear any.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-32-person340" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Tuesday about 3 o' clock in the afternoon, this man [the evidence] came to me, and said, that he was frightened. I said, what have you seen? He said, he had looked through the key hole, and had seen some blood in the room. So I went to call some of the neighbours.</p>
<p>Q. What time was this?</p>
<p>Moody. It was about three o'clock in the afternoon on the Tuesday.</p>
<p>Q. Where did she lay then?</p>
<p>Moody. She lay on the floor on her right side, with her face towards the bed.</p>
<p>Q. Was she naked?</p>
<p>Moody. Her shift was pulled up to her neck, and she was bare headed.</p>
<p>Q. Had she any wounds upon her body that you observed?</p>
<p>Moody. Yes, I observed several.</p>
<p>Q. Can you give any account where the wounds were?</p>
<p>Moody. I believe she had three on the side of her belly, six along her throat, and she had a great many behind her ear.</p>
<p>Q. Had she any other wounds?</p>
<p>Moody. Yes; but I did not take any particular notice of them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear any noise in the night?</p>
<p>Moody. Yes; I am sure I heard her cry out murder .</p>
<p>Q. Did she do it more than once?</p>
<p>Moody. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What time was that?</p>
<p>Moody. The watch called two o'clock, and a quarter before that she was crying something about justice.</p>
<p>Q. Could you hear every thing that was said or done in the house?</p>
<p>Moody. Pretty well.</p>
<p>Q. What did you hear further?</p>
<p>Moody. I heard a sort of a groaning.</p>
<p>Q. Was you pretty conversant with them?</p>
<p>Moody. I was very often with them.</p>
<p>Q. Did they agree well, or how did they live?</p>
<p>Moody. They were always falling out, and she crying murder.</p>
<p>Prisoner. That woman knows no more of me than the farthest woman in this court. Did you ever know any neighbour that could give me an ill word about abusing my wife?</p>
<p>Moody. All the people in the Bury will say the same as I say.</p>
<p>Prisoner. If I could handle my pen, I could take minutes of this, and be able to consute her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17450911-32-person341" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Surgeon. On Wednesday the 21st of August about 4 o'clock in the afternoon I saw the body of the deceased lie prostrate on her back upon the bed.</p>
<p>Q. As you are a surgeon, I desire you would give an account of the wounds?</p>
<p>Ellis. I will give you the best account I can, and I don't doubt but I shall give your Lordship and the Jury satisfaction. I viewed the body and found there had been an attempt to cut her throat, the common teguments and the skin appearing about one inch over the windpipe. There was one wound upon each hand, by which I imagined she had attempted to save herself. Those wounds were on the back of her hands to the bone, as deep as they could be, but about two inches long each. There was a wound under the left ear, and I observed by her defending her throat so well, that the wound by the ear must be given underhanded by a sort of a job, and by my probe I found it to be four inches and an half in depth; and I judged that wound to be given obliquely, and
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<p>Q. What were those wounds given by?</p>
<p>Ellis. I suppose by some sharp instrument; upon examining the body I found three punctured wounds, one on the left breast, which must have reached the heart, and a portion of the lungs about two inches deep and half an inch broad; I believe it penetrated into the heart, and touched a portion of the lungs; as near as I could judge by my probe it was about two inches deep: there was another wound much in the same angle below that, of the same breadth; which, upon examining with my probe, I judged to be of the same depth, and I believe touched the lower part of the heart, and penetrated into the heart itself: on the side of the belly I saw another wound much of the same breadth, into which I introduced my probe, which is about five inches and an half long, up to the head of it, but that lower wound I do not take to be mortal, though it was so deep, for it went superficially and sideways, but I do not think the intestines were wounded, but the other three wounds I apprehend to be mortal; I am sure they are.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe any other wounds?</p>
<p>Ellis. There were several slighter wounds, but I did not examine them: upon observing the wound at the bottom of the breast, I proposed opening the body several times to the Jury, but they thought it needless, they were so well satisfied. There was a stream of blood that run from the body, which was coagulated: a stream, as if a person had been killing an ox, and must have come from the heart, and was the occasion of her death.</p>
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