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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174604090001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON, And also the Gaol Delivery for the COUNTY of MIDDLESEX,
<p>Held at Justice-Hall in the Old Baily, on WEDNESDAY the 9th, THURSDAY the 10th, and FRIDAY the 11th of April.</p>
<p>In the 19th Year of his MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>Right Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER IV.</p>
<p>Sold by C. NUTT, at the Royal-Exchange, and at all the Pamphlet-Shops of London and Westminster. 1746.</p>
<p>[Price Six-pence.]</p>
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<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>Robert Green,</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Mathews. I lost my Things the 3d of March; Keith confess'd to me that
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<p>Q. Where did you take Field?</p>
<p>Mathews. In White-Lion-Street, in a Cellar.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your House?</p>
<p>Matthews. In Orange-Court in Holbourn. I went the next Day and found my Cloak at Mr. Crew's a Pawnbroker; the next Day I took up Mary Field; she and Keith confess'd the Fact before Sir
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<p>Q. Then you know nothing of these Things of your own Knowledge, but what they confess'd?</p>
<p>Matthews. No.</p>
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<p>Brooks. No, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find the Cloaths?</p>
<p>Brooks. They were in pawn in Bow-Yard. The Cloaths were produced in Court.</p>
<p>Court. (to the Prosecutor.) You say they sign'd their Confession before Justice De Veil; his Clerk is here, and he says they did not sign their Confession.</p>
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<p>Brooks. She said that
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<p>Q. What did
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<p>Brooks. She said she had spent Half a Guinea of the Money.</p>
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<p>Brooks. Out of a Parlour in my House in Orange-Street.</p>
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<p>Trigger. Please you my Lord,
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<p>Q. When was it she brought them Things?</p>
<p>Trigger. The 3d of March.</p>
<p>Q. What is this Field?</p>
<p>Trigger. My Lord she liv'd, as I thought, with Mrs. Owen, a Servant.</p>
<p>Q. What is Mrs. Owen?</p>
<p>Trigger. She buys Things out of Pawn and sells them again. I never saw any Thing of this
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<p>Crew. The Girl
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<p>Matthews. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Matthews. Between Seven and Eight o'Clock in the Evening.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-1-person57" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a Publick House. On the 3d of March Mrs. Matthews's Daughter came to my House, she order'd half a Pint of Ale, and wanted Change for a Shilling. I could not give Change then, but went to her House afterwards and found the Door open, and she said she fear'd she was robb'd: Accordingly it was so, she desir'd I would go with her to the Pawnbrokers. I found Keith in a Cellar by the Seven Dials, and she acknowledg'd before Justice De Veil, she had taken the Gown and Petticoat from Mrs. Matthews, she acknowledg'd that one went in at the Door, and the other receiv'd it from her; whereupon Sir Thomas admitted
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<p>Court. (to the Prisoner,
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<interp inst="t17460409-1-person60" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ask'd me if I would go with her to her Husband, whereupon I went out unknown to my Mother, and she went to this Gentlewoman's House (the Prosecutor) and brought out these Things, and desir'd I would carry them for her.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner,
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<p>Prisoner. Please you my Lord I pawn'd the Suit of Cloaths for a Guinea and a Half. I own'd that I had pawn'd them, and shew'd the Constable where they were.</p>
<p>Q. Who had you those Goods of that you pawn'd; who gave them to you?</p>
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<p>Q. Have you any Witnesses?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No, my Lord, I have been a Servant from twelve Years of Age.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Q. (to
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<p>Thornhill. The House where this Thing happen'd I had lodg'd at; there was a poor Woman in the House that wash'd my Linnen; as I was going to her thro' the House, I saw five or six Soldiers playing at Cards in the Box.</p>
<p>Q. What House is it?</p>
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<p>Q. How far off was you from them?</p>
<p>Thornhill. Please you, my Lord, I was as near as the Door.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. No, my Lord.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-2-person72" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
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<p>Terry. I keep a Publick-House just facing this House; I was coming out to make Water? I saw the Prisoner at the Bar and the Deceas'd, they were both stripp'd.</p>
<p>Q. Then you was not in the House?</p>
<p>Terry. No, my Lord; but when I came up to them I believe there was four or five Blows between them both; I believe a Boy of twelve or fourteen Years of Age could have given a greater Blow than either of them: The Deceas'd fell backward; when he was down the Prisoner at the Bar put his Hand to his Breast, and said, take a good Heart and get up again. Coming back I saw the Landlady of the House at the Back Door, who said to me, Did you see it? Yes, I said, I believ'd it was all over. The Girl came back presently after me and said, the Man is dead, and he was brought down.</p>
<p>Court. You saw him dead.</p>
<p>Terry. I saw him dead; that is all I know of the Matter.</p>
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<p>Buchanan. I am a Serjeant: I have known the Prisoner many Years; he always behav'd well as a
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<p>- Rim. I am Constable; I was charg'd with the Prisoner at the Bar; she confess'd the Gown to me when I had her in Custody, upon her Mistress's promising to make it up with her.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say? Did she say she had the Gown?</p>
<p>Rim. She told me 'till her Mistress came she would not confess any thing; her Mistress, when she came, told her if she would tell her where those Things were she would forgive her: She told her she had pawn'd the Gown to one Mrs. Collins, and Mrs. Roberts had it again; likewise the Captain, who is since gone abroad, had the Shirt; her Mistress laid down the Money for it.</p>
<p>Q. Who were they pawn'd to?</p>
<p>Rim. To a Pawnbroker in Covent-Garden.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174604090005"/>Q. Who was with you when this Shirt was taken out of pawn.</p>
<p>Rim. No body was there but me.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I told my Mistress I would satisfy her for her Gown.</p>
<p>Rim. I must confess there was something of that; her Mistress did promise her Forgiveness if she would confess.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Detorse. The Prisoners lodg'd in my House.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your House.</p>
<p>Detorse. In
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<p>Q. What do you know of their having your Sheets?</p>
<p>Detrose. I deliver'd the Sheets to them the 24th of January.</p>
<p>Q. You deliver'd them to use?</p>
<p>Detrose. Yes. my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who took them away?</p>
<p>Detrose. No, my Lord; but the Prisoner appear'd very well, she wore a Couple of Gold Rings upon her Fingers, and I thought they would give me my Sheets again.</p>
<p>Q. When did they leave their Lodgings?</p>
<p>Detrose. They left their Lodgings about six Weeks ago.</p>
<p>Q. When you demanded the Sheets then they gave you this Sort of Language you mention'd?</p>
<p>Detorse. Yes, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Did they go out of the House at all?</p>
<p>Detorse. They were going.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get the Warrant on Sunday?</p>
<p>Detorse. Yes, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. When you went up to them were your Sheets in the Room?</p>
<p>Detorse. No, my Lord, I could not find them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-4-person89" type="given" value="Jane"/>
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<p>Heart. I saw the Landlady of the House deliver the Sheets and Pillowbears to Mrs. Haughton, the Prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17460409-4-person90"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460409-4-person90" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<persName id="t17460409-4-person91"> Joshua Seaman
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<interp inst="t17460409-4-person91" type="given" value="Joshua"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-4-person91" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say of the Prisoners?</p>
<p>Seaman. My Lord, the Prisoner belongs to a Company that I belong'd to some time past, and he is a Man of an extraordinary Character; he always behav'd very well as a Soldier.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-4-person92" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-4-person92" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Please you, my Lord, the Prisoner, Mrs. Haughton, wash'd my Linnen, and when went for it on the Monday they told me that they were gone; and the Woman of the House ask'd me whether I took the Sheets or not; she afterwards said the Prisoner gave the Things to me, and I carry'd them off.</p>
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<p>Glinden. I always heard that they were two as honest People as any that belong'd to the Army; I would almost swear for them: I could take my Oath again, that they are as honest People as any in the Army.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. She (the Prosecutor) told me that the Clerk would do any thing for her for a Pot of Beer.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. We have reason to believe that she (the Prosecutor) took them away herself.</p>
<p>Bland. When I went to the House the Landlady charg'd me with having the Sheets, and said that I receiv'd them from Mrs. Haughton.</p>
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<p>Spence. They liv'd the next Door to me; they broke a Party-Wall and stole these Things from me when I was out.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your House?</p>
<p>Spence. In East-Smithfield.</p>
<p>Q. What were these Prisoners ?</p>
<p>Spence. They were Lodgers next to me.</p>
<p>Q. When was this ?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174604090006"/>Spence. It was, to the best of my Knowledge, the 7th of February they took an Opportunity to break the Party-Wall.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know that they broke through the Party-Wall.</p>
<p>Spence. Very Well, my Lord, for I found the Goods upon them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find a Hole big enough for them to go through?</p>
<p>Spence. Yes, and I miss'd five Candlesticks, three Shirts, three Aprons, &c. but I found nothing but two Shirts upon them.</p>
<p>Q. Upon which did you find the two Shirts?</p>
<p>Spence. I found the two Shirts at a Pawnbroker's in East-Smithfield.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know the Prisoners had them? I thought you said you found them at the Pawnbroker's.</p>
<p>Spence. Yes, the Shirts, but the Brasses I found upon them, the five Candlesticks.</p>
<p>Q. What did Bayly confess?</p>
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<p>Spence. She own'd she took them out of my House.</p>
<p>Q. But what do you know against
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<p>Spence. She was Confederate with her I have Reason to believe.</p>
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<p>Q. Was this said in the Hearing of Bayly that she had broke the Wall?</p>
<p>Spence. Yes. But Bayly denied it; the Prisoner at the Bar said she gave her Share of two Pints of Purl, and she would have had her took all our Pewter besides, but
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<p>Q. How long have you known her?</p>
<p>Spence. She is a vile Person, she buys old Stockings, &c.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know any Thing of your own Knowledge ?</p>
<p>Thawer. The next Morning this
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<p>Q. What do you mean by pump'd.</p>
<p>Thawer. She was pump'd.</p>
<p>Court. I suppose you mean examin'd.</p>
<p>Thawer. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any Thing of your own Knowledge ?</p>
<p>Thawer. I took
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<p>Hughes. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Hughes. The 18th of December.</p>
<p>Q. Is your Husband's Name
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<p>Hughes. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who stole these Things?</p>
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<p>Q. Did she say any Thing about them?</p>
<p>Hughes. She said they were pledg'd in several Places, but no more were ever produced.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any Thing she said about the Things?</p>
<p>Hughes. We could not give Credit to her because she was in different Stories.</p>
<p>Q. Did she make any Confession?</p>
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<p>Q. Was her Confession taken in Writing?</p>
<p>Hughes. Yes, my to the best of my Knowledge, but he said there was no Need of any Thing else but the Sleeves to be produced.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. 'Tis a hard Matter, my Lord, to swear by a Bit of Cloth.</p>
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<p>Duglas. Yes.</p>
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<p>Duglas. I can't say.</p>
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<p>Duglas. Yes, my Lord, about seven or eight Weeks.</p>
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<p>Baskerfield. I lost a Shift, four Yards of Lace, and two Laced Caps.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who took them? do you know who has them?</p>
<p>Baskerfield. No, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. What became of them?</p>
<p>Baskerfield. Mrs. Duglas found them upon her.</p>
<p>Court. These Things she found, and these were your Goods?</p>
<p>Duglas. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. No my Lord.</p>
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<p>Cock. Yes, my Lord. On the 23d of March, as my Child was playing in St. Martin's-le-Grand, the Prisoner drawed the Child away.</p>
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<p>Higgs. Not before I saw him take the Child's Hat. I saw him take the Hat off the Child's Head on Sunday the 23d of March, and run down Peter's Hill with it.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you see the Prisoner take this Hat ?</p>
<p>Higgs. In Knight-Rider-Street.</p>
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<p>Swithin. My Lord I miss'd it the 13th of May last, and when she found that she was detected, she would have laid it to another Woman's Charge When I came home, she (the Prisoner) set us Dinner in the Dining-Room, while she run away, and I never saw her since, 'till I saw her brought down from our Garret by two Watchmen.</p>
<p>Q. When was that?</p>
<p>Swithin. The 22d of February.</p>
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<p>Dikison. I know so far as this, that she (the Prisoner) brought it to me, and said, I wish you would do so much as to carry this for me to Mrs. Dison's. I said Mary, What have you to do with this? whose is it? She answer'd, Whose should it be but her own?</p>
<p>Q. Did you see this in the Possession of the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Dikison. This is the Tail of a Gown I carried to
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<p>Prisoner. I know nothing of it.</p>
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<p>Dison. That, to the best of my Knowledge, is the Gown Tail that
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<p>Prisoner. No.</p>
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<p>King. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When was it missing?</p>
<p>King. I think it was taken last Monday was a Fortnight.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who took it?</p>
<p>King. My Lord I cannot tell. I was not present.</p>
<p>Q. Was it Mr. Hoges's?</p>
<p>King. Yes, my Lord; it was in my Care.</p>
<p>Q. How came you by that Candlestick again?</p>
<p>King. My Lord it was advertis'd; I did not miss it 'till it was advertis'd.</p>
<p>Q. How came the Person to advertise it?</p>
<p>King. Because it was brought to him to sell.</p>
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<p>Eldridge. The Prisoner brought this Candlestick to me (with the Crest scraped out) to sell; I stopp'd her, and had her before my Lord Mayor, and she was committed to the Compter, because she refus'd to give an Account how she came by it.</p>
<p>Court. (to the Prisoner) You hear what he says, that you brought that Candlestick to him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Yes, my Lord, I had it deliver'd to me by the Evidence,
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<p>To make it appear something feasible, the Prisoner produced a Letter of
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<p>King. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prisoner a Servant there when she took the Candlestick?</p>
<p>King. No, my Lord.</p>
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<p>King. For several little Things.</p>
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<p>Evans. Yes, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the Prisoner at the Bar ?</p>
<p>Evans. Yes, my Lord, she came to me and told me she wanted our new House-keeper to give her a Character; she said she came from the old Housekeeper, Mrs. Johnson.</p>
<p>Q. Who is the House-keeper now?</p>
<p>Evans. One Mrs. Tennet.</p>
<p>Q. Does
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<p>Evans. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember where the Silver Candlestick was?</p>
<p>Evans. It was by the Stove in the Kitchen.</p>
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<p>Rawlins. My Lord, no farther than I saw him on the 11th of March last, at Botolph Wharf. I saw him take several Hands of Tobacco. I told him to go away, but in the Afternoon he came again: I said Friend, I would have you go away, for I shall certainly secure you. I did not see him go, but the other Evidence, May, stopp'd him at the Corner of Darken-Lane; he took from him two Hands of Tobacco; I told May to let him go, what signified a Couple of Hands of Tobacco; but he said that was not all, for there was more with that; we took more out of his Breeches, which is in all 3 lb.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Rawlins. I am Watchman to several Merchants.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. No my Lord.</p>
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<p>May. Not before that Day, to the best of my Knowledge, which was the 11th of March.</p>
<p>Q. What did you see of him that Day?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He said he took hold of me, and he would make me suffer for bearing him the Night before. I don't know that ever he did see me; but he told the Alderman the Night before, that I had beat him, and misus'd him the Night before.</p>
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<p>Q. (to
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<p>Rawlins. Yes, my Lord, for some Years. My Lord, upon the 4th of March last, about Noon, Mr. Maschil detected him in stealing some Tobacco, and he ran away, and threw out of his Hand two or three Hands of Tobacco.</p>
<p>Court. You did not see the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Rawlins. It was
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<p>Q. Where was this?</p>
<p>Rawlins. In Botolph Wharf Gateway, and down Cock's Key Gateway. The Prisoner slung out of his Pocket the Quantity of three or four Hands; and after that, when Mr. Maschil had carried him to the Compter, he ask'd me to go down that Gateway, and said, Perhaps we shall find some Tobacco; With that altogether, there was about 2 lb.</p>
<p>Q. Where did this Tobacco lie?</p>
<p>Rawlins. Upon the Wharf, it was to be shipp'd off.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know that this came out of those Hogsheads?</p>
<p>Rawlins. I don't know of its coming out of that particular Hogshead: I saw him take a Hand or two.</p>
<p>Q.(to the Prisoner.) Will you ask this Man any Thing?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, I was only about to take a little to put into my Mouth, and a Hand came out.</p>
<p>Q. Will you ask the Witness any Question?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Sir, he did not see me take a Bit out of the Hogshead.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-12-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This Man, the Prisoner, my Lord, I saw him take some Tobacco; I pursu'd after him, and catch'd him in a Cellar that I knew he must go through; I catch'd him as close to the Parcel of Tobacco, as close as to that Gentleman. My Lord, he has been a Thief these three or four Years. He was once in Bridewell; and I have often corrected him with such a Stick as this.</p>
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<p>Alcock. The Prisoner own'd that he had taken those Hoops from me.</p>
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<p>Alcock. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Alcock. I could not swear to the Time.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to suspect the Prisoner, if you did not discover it?</p>
<p>Alcock. He confess'd that he had taken some Hoops from me, and sold them.</p>
<p>Q. How many did he say that he had taken?</p>
<p>Alcock. He could no t tell.</p>
<p>Q. To whom did he sell them?</p>
<p>Alcock. To one Halt: He was committed upon buying of them knowing them to be stole; but he is since dead; he died in Newgate.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get the Hoops again?</p>
<p>Alcock. No.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. No, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Q. What do you know of his taking this Shift and Money?</p>
<p>Fisher. The Shift was found upon the Woman's Back, before Justice De Veil.</p>
<p>Q. What Woman?</p>
<p>Fisher. That Woman, the Prisoner,
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<p>Q. What do you know of the Boy's taking either the Shift or the Money?</p>
<p>Fisher. He own'd he took it.</p>
<p>Q. Did he own he took the 30 s.</p>
<p>Fisher. Yes, Sir.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he take this out from?</p>
<p>Fisher. Out of Dikins's House.</p>
<p>Q. And what did he do with it?</p>
<p>Fisher. He gave Part of it to that Woman, the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. And what did she say?</p>
<p>Fisher. She made very trifling Excuses when it was taken from her.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any Thing more?</p>
<p>Fisher. She (the Prisoner) said that the poor Woman, down in the Bakehouse, had it, and gave it to her.</p>
<p>Q. Did she own she had it from the Boy?</p>
<p>Fisher. Yes, she own'd it.</p>
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<p>Garret. As to the Money, I know nothing of the Matter; but saw the Shift that was taken off the Prisoner's Back, that this young Woman, the Witness, swore too.</p>
<p>Court. (to the Prisoner.) What have you to say for yourself?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, this Boy was Errand-Boy at that House, and I told Things at the Door; and he brought me this Shift, and said he found it, and I gave him sixpence for it.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to buy such a Thing? What was this Shift?</p>
<p>Prisoner. It was but a Rag, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never had any Thing of Jones for the Shift.</p>
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<p>Simson. Please your Lordship, I was present when the Boy brought the Shift: He said he had found an old Shift; if she would have it she might; and she gave him Sixpence for it, and a Pennyworth of Oysters, I think, but I am not positive.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any Thing farther?</p>
<p>Simson. Please you, my Lord, I have known the Prisoner (
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<p>Q. What Business does she follow?</p>
<p>Simpson. She us'd to go out a Charing 'till she set up this Business of selling of Fish and Oysters.
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<p>Main. I left her in my House last Saturday; knowing her Family, I took her in out of Compassion, for she laid about in the House of Office, &c.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
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<p>Q. And what did you lose?</p>
<p>Main. A Duffil Coat, a Pair of Shoes, and one Shirt.</p>
<p>Q. When you had lost those Things, where did you find them?</p>
<p>Main. Please you, my Lord, she told me the Coat and Shoes were at a Pawnbroker's in East-Smithfield for Half a Crown, and he denied them to me, and the Watchman went along me; another Pawnbroker shew'd me the Shirt, and said she had pawn'd it in my Name.</p>
<p>Q. What do you know of this Woman's having of them?</p>
<p>Main. She own'd she took the Shirt and Shoes before the Justice.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. My Lord, I certainly did pawn them where I said.</p>
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<p>Stephens. That Prisoner,
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<persName id="t17460409-16-person234"> Elizabeth Ford
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person234" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; then I went to the Necessary-House; my Grandmother call'd I bid my Sister go, I told her I could not go; when I came in again, my Grandmother said, this Man has had no Beer, he has only been eating a Red-Herring; said I, then he is gone. I had heard that he liv'd with one
<persName id="t17460409-16-person235"> Mary Bell
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person235" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person235" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; I went to the Door, and I saw him and two Women with him, Bell and Carter; upon which I run directly after him, the two Women made off, and I laid hold of
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<p>Q. Have you any thing more to say? Have you found it since?</p>
<p>Stephens. Yes, Sir, it was found at Mr. Hoskins's, in Chick-Lane, in the Parish of St. Luke's, Foster's-Buildings.</p>
<p>[The Mug was produced in Court by Knight, the Constable.]</p>
<persName id="t17460409-16-person237"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person237" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person237" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Stephens.) Is that your Grandmother's Mug?</p>
<p>Stephens. Yes, Sir.</p>
<p>Q. Whence had you this Mug?</p>
<p>Stephens. I had it of one Haskins in Chick-Lane.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person239" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person239" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) What have you to say to the Matter?</p>
<p>Ford. I went into the
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the Prisoner, toasted a Red-Herring, whereof I did eat a Bit with him: After I was gone from the House, and got home, he took the Mug.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person242" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Wednesday the 12th Day of March, this
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> coming down to the Room where he lodges, please you, my Lord, he called
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<p>Q. When did this happen?</p>
<p>Carter. The 12th of March: He called
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person245" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person245" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; the Prisoner said he had something to speak to her: When they came to sit down by the Fire-Side where they lodg'd, he pulled out this Silver Mug, and ask'd me if I would go along with them to sell or pawn it, which we could: It was carried to Haskin's in Chick-Lane, and it was pawn'd for 18 s. and the Money deliver'd to the Prisoner,
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person246" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person247" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Carter.) What is the Prisoner, Miller?</p>
<p>Carter. He is a Horse-Courser.</p>
<p>Q. Had you no Curiosity to ask him how he came by the Mug?</p>
<p>Carter. I never heard the Man bore an ill Character before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person248" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<p>Miller. When I went into this House I was much in Liquor; there I fell asleep, and
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person251" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person251" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) Was the Man in Liquor at this Time?</p>
<p>Ford. No, I did not see he was at all.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person252" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person253" type="given" value="Eleanor"/>
<interp inst="t17460409-16-person253" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) What do you know of this Cup? Do you know of Miller's having that Cup?</p>
<p>Hoskins. Please you, my Lord, I know nothing of the Man; I never see him with my Eyes before this Time: The Woman I have seen; she came to my House; I keep a Publick House. She ask'd me if I would buy a Silver Pint Mug; I told her, I never dealt in Silver, nor never intended it.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do upon that?</p>
<p>Hoskins. The Creature (So I may call her) she wanted to bring me into a Premunire. My Husband, please you my Lord, was asleep; he had been a Journey, and he did not awake at this Time. She said, I wish you would be so good as to buy the Mug, or let me have a Trifle upon it. I refus'd it; she said she was not in a Dress fit to go out with it, and said, will you please to let your Girl go out to any of your Acquaintance, to borrow as much as they can upon it; so the Girl agreed to go, and ask'd what she must borrow upon this Mug; the Prisoner said she might borrow 20 s. if she could; but they would not give her any thing unless I would come; I went, and told them the People were at my House, and so they gave 30 s. for the Mug.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any thing more to say.</p>
<p>Hoskins. My Lord, there were 18 s. deliver'd into her Hand.</p>
<p>Q. How came the People by the Mug again?</p>
<p>Hoskins. When the Prisoner receiv'd the 18 s. she said it would get him his Coat, or something, for she believ'd he was in Confinement; these Words dropping, gave me a Suspicion; I got the 18 s. again, and went directly with my Servant to the
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<p>Court. You Woman Prisoner, will you ask this Witness any Question.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This Maid she speaks of has been a Plyer these three Years in her House.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-16-person254" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<p>Miller. I am his Mother, he has a very good Character; that
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<p>Sharp. Yes. The 18th of last Month.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your House?</p>
<p>Sharp. In Catherine-Wheel-Alley, Whitechapel.</p>
<p>Court. Now give an Account of the Particulars.</p>
<p>Sharp. Please you my Lord, the Prisoner was at my house on Monday Night, a drinking, and he acknowledg'd he took these Things from my Dresser, before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say for himself? Where were the Goods found?</p>
<p>Sharp. At a Publick House over against me, please you my Lord; the Person that gave me Intelligence of the Goods, was the Maid of the House,
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<p>Q. Do you know any Thing of the Man; What is he?</p>
<p>Sharp. A Wheelwright.</p>
<p>Q. What is his Character?</p>
<p>Sharp. I never heard any Thing against him.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. My Lord, I am as innocent of the Robbery as a Child unborn; they declar'd that they were found upon my Bed-Tester, but they were never put there by me.</p>
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<p>Fall. I have lost them, because the Boy took them out of my House.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss them, or know any Thing more besides what the Boy said to you, where did you see them?</p>
<p>Fall. I saw them at the Pawnbroker's. The Pawnbroker brought them before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. What Goods were brought by the Pawnbroker; did you see the Muslin Hood, did you see the Linnen Apron?</p>
<p>Fall. I did not see the Apron.</p>
<p>Q. The Yard of Cambrick, is that your's?</p>
<p>Fall. Yes, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know it by any Mark?</p>
<p>Fall. No, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. How then do you know of it?</p>
<p>Fall. Only as the Boy acknowledg'd it.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any Gold produced? You say you know that Cap to be yours.</p>
<p>Fall. Yes. But I can't swear it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-18-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What have you to say against the two Prisoners at the Bar;
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<p>Swannick. Please you my Lord. Mr. O Marsh and Mrs. O Marsh sent their two sons two or three Morning.</p>
<p>Q. When was this; about how long ago?</p>
<p>Swannick. Very nigh two Months ago, since they sent them to
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<p>Q. How came you to know of this?</p>
<p>Swannick. I came out of Place, and I went to lodge there.</p>
<p>Court. They sent them.</p>
<p>Swannick. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What Time of the Day was it they sent them?</p>
<p>Swannick. Between Six and Seven o'Clock in the Morning; the first Time.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go with them?</p>
<p>Swannick. I liv'd at
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<p>Court. You said you lodg'd at O Marsh's</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174604090013"/>Swannick. So I did; but when I got into Place at Fall's, they sent their two Some of a Morning.</p>
<p>Q. Was you present when they sent them?</p>
<p>Swannick. I was at my Master's Son's.</p>
<p>Court. The Man and Woman were at home: How can you say they sent them?</p>
<p>Swannick. I went over-night, and Mrs. O Marsh came to the Door, and told me they had got 9 d. upon the Apron in pawn.</p>
<p>Court. Then they came to your Master's in the Morning.</p>
<p>Swannick. Yes. The first Time they came I gave them an Apron.</p>
<p>Court. You gave the two Boys an Apron?</p>
<p>Swannick. Yes, Sir. It was an Apron my Master took in for Money.</p>
<p>Q. You gave them that Apron; they carried it away; What then?</p>
<p>Swannick. I went the Night following, and they said they had 9 d. upon the Apron, in pawn.</p>
<p>Q. What have you to say more how you came to give them this Apron?</p>
<p>Swannick. The Boy told me his Mother was in want: When I went first into the Place, that Woman ask'd me if I could get any Thing of my Master to make her amends for lying in their House, &c.</p>
<p>Q. Then old O Marsh, the Man, knew nothing of that?</p>
<p>Swannick. No, my Lord: Two Days following the two Boys came again, and I gave them a Towel and two Clouts; then they came about Twelve o'Clock the next Day and I got a Guinea of my Master's Money.</p>
<p>Q. How came you by that?</p>
<p>Swannick. I got the Key of my Master's Drawers; I knew where he put them: I had a Shilling in Silver, and I and
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<p>Q. What have you to say, Prisoner?</p>
<p>Catherine O Marsh. He used to take his Money out of a Purse, and turn himself round and not let us know.</p>
<p>The Prisoners were also try'd upon another Indictment, viz. Robert O Marsh and
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<p>Sheffield. About the 16th of January.</p>
<p>Q. What did you lose?</p>
<p>Sheffeild. Please you, my Lord, I lost a Brass Candlestick, one Box-Iron and Heater, two Gallons of Beer, and about five Quarts of Cherry-Brandy.</p>
<p>Q. Who stole them, do you know?</p>
<p>Sheffeild. I was not at home when the Robbery was committed; but I found the Box-Iron and other Things in O Marsh's House.</p>
<p>Q. You found some of those Things there?</p>
<p>Sheffeild. Please you, my Lord, Mrs. O Marsh sent for my Wife to come and fetch the Things when the Robbery was talk'd of.</p>
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<p>Swannick. I know all of it.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who took these Things away?</p>
<p>Swannick. I and
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<p>Q. What did you do with them afterwards?</p>
<p>Swannick. They were carry'd into Mrs. O Marsh's House and hid under the Bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did she know where they were?</p>
<p>Swannick. No, my Lord; Mr. and Mrs. O Marsh were drinking at a House by. Bob and Tom and I went to pawn the Things; we went to a Pawnbroker's in Brick-Lane, but they were in Bed; and we went to Mr. Brown's.</p>
<p>Q. Did
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<p>Swannick. Yes, and we told him we got it at the next Door; and he did drink some of the Brandy, and we went over the Wall and got some Beer, and he drank some of the Beer.</p>
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<p>Cherry. Nineteen Pounds, my Lord, on Saturday Night last.</p>
<p>Q. From whence?</p>
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<p>Q. How did you know she took it?</p>
<p>Cherry. I did not see it, but she confess'd it; my Boy took her.</p>
<p>Q. When she was at your' Stall what did she say?</p>
<p>Cherry. She confess'd she had stole the Meat from the Stall.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of her?</p>
<p>Cherry. No, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Was she sober, then?</p>
<p>Cherry. I did not see her.</p>
<p>Q. What have you to say to the other two?</p>
<p>Cherry. We found a Loin of Mutton at Otaway's House.</p>
<p>Court. Was it your Mutton?</p>
<p>Cherry. She had stole that Loin first, and she carried it home to that Woman's House.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know it was your Mutton e</p>
<p>Cherry. I could tell by my own Cut.</p>
<p>Court. You found, however, a Loin of Mutton at Otaway's House.</p>
<p>Cherry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And what said she to it?</p>
<p>C herry. She said she had sent this young Woman to Market to buy it.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any thing more to say? What have you to say to the other Prisoner,
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<p>Cherry. It was found in their Apartment.</p>
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<p>Collins. My Lord, I lost part of a Loin of Mutton; it was taken from this Woman, the Prisoner. I live exactly opposite to my Neighbour, the other Witness; it was his Servant that attack'd the Woman, and the Woman voluntarily own'd it.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of the other two Prisoners, of their receiving it?</p>
<p>Collins. She told me there was more Meat there and Asparagus (which a Neighbour had a little before lost.) When we went, the old Woman refus'd to let. Hussey in, as she had Company with her; at last she open'd the Door: When we came in we presently found another Loin of Mutton, with Suet; she said she, the Prisoner, bought it. I ask'd them how they came to bring their Loins of Mutton home with Suet? she said they sold the Suet to the Tallowchandlers.</p>
<p>Q. Have you nothing to say to young Hussey?</p>
<p>Collins. No, my Lord, she was a-bed with the old Woman.</p>
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<p>Q. What have you to say to the old Woman, the Prisoner, Otaway?</p>
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<p>Steward. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Q. Did your Husband lose any Goods from thence?</p>
<p>Steward. Yes, my Lord; they were my Husband's to be sure.</p>
<p>Q. When were these Goods lost?</p>
<p>Steward. They were lost between the last Day of October and the 7th of March.</p>
<p>Q. Pray in what Manner were they lost? How came you to suspect that the Prisoner took them?</p>
<p>Steward. Because, my Lord, I left her in the House.</p>
<p>Q. Do you carry on any Business there?</p>
<p>Steward. She (the Prisoner) came to lie with me, either in the Latter End of May, or the Beginning of July; a Neighbour brought her to lay with me, and I could never get her away; but I never saw any of her Money. In the latter End of October last I went to Hall, to meet my Husband, as he is a Sea-faring Man; she (the Prisoner) comes in with a Paper in her Hand, and said, I have a Paper come up from Cornwall, to make you easy and myself too. I said, I shall be gone before Saturday Night; and I said to Mrs. Brown, I have serv'd you before now, and oblig'd you; Now will you oblige me, in looking after my House while I am gone, as my Maid is so young; I said, if it suited her Convenience? She promis'd she would. I gave her 10 s. and said, Will that be enough 'till that Time you have your Money? I went away that very Night. The next Day after that I was gone, Mr. Canedy and his Wife return'd, (they had been out of Town, and use to lodge with me) she said to them, the Case was alter'd, and she put the Man and his Wife upon a Flock Bed, and gave them nothing to eat. The Prisoner refus'd to let them have the Bed they us'd to lie on.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not hear from the Prisoner all this Time?</p>
<p>Steward. I had two Letters, and no more, and very kind ones they were. When my Husband and I came home, we were surpriz'd to see the House in such Distraction; and she has been an Instrument of making a Difference between me and my Husband.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the Prisoner after this?</p>
<p>Steward. Yes, and desir'd her to tell me where my Goods were. At last she own my Crape Gown and some other Things were pawn'd, and some carried out for fear of Fire.</p>
<p>Court. According to the State of Things this appears only to be a Breach of Trust. We believe, good Woman, you have been very much wrong'd, and the Prisoner is open to the Law, but not to a criminal Prosecution.</p>
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<p>Hands. From my House in St. Giles's.</p>
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<p>Hands. Yes; but I could not find the Spoon upon her; for this Woman, the Prisoner, employ'd a Woman to go to pawn it.</p>
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<p>Q. How do you know any other Person was not in the Kitchen?</p>
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<p>Q. Was she your Servant?</p>
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<p>Q. Who was it pawn'd to?</p>
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<p>Q. Who pawn'd it for her?</p>
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<p>Whiting. She brought me the Spoon, and desir'd me to carry it to pawn for Half a Guinea; she told me she came very honestly by it, and I carried it to a Pawnbroker; I ask'd them Half a Guinea for it, and they stopt me and had me before Justice De Veil: She own'd before the Justice that she gave me the Spoon; she said the Gentlewoman gave it her, Mrs. Hands.</p>
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<p>Brown. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Houblon. The last was the 21st of March.</p>
<p>Q. What was you robb'd of, Madam?</p>
<p>Houblon. Twenty-two Guineas and five Shillings and Six-pence.</p>
<p>Q. How much did he refund?</p>
<p>Houblon. Eighteen Guineas.</p>
<p>Court. I suppose you expect no more to be refunded?</p>
<p>Houblon. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Where was this Lead?</p>
<p>Corbin. It was put under Ground to bring Water up to some Houses of mine.</p>
<p>Q. In whose Occupation are they?</p>
<p>Corbin. One Mr. Nicholas, a Tenant the Corner of the Alley.</p>
<p>Q. How much was taken?</p>
<p>Corbin. Nine Yards was taken, and three Yards were found upon this Man, the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. Was you present?</p>
<p>Corbin. No, my Lord; but Mr. Nicholas was</p>
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<p>Q. What Pipe was it?</p>
<p>Nicholas. A Leaden Pipe that brings the Water up to my House.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, I was going home out of Whitechapel in Petticoat-Lane; it was very dark in the Foot-way; I stumbled upon this Pipe; stumbling upon it, I took it up, and was carrying of it home.</p>
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<p>Woodifield. I lost one in January last, and the other in February; and they were pawn'd at Mr. Brown's Shop. I advertis'd them, and Mr. Brown brought them.</p>
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<p>Woodifield. Yes, my Lord, I took him to my own House, and he own'd the Fact.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take the Prisoner with them both?</p>
<p>Woodifield. He carried the second to Mr. Brown, and he stopt him.</p>
<p>Q. What do you know of the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174604090017"/>Woodifield. I took him before the Justice, and he own'd the taking of the Spoons; he said, that it was thro' great Necessity that he did it, and that he never did any such Thing before.</p>
<p>The Prisoner was a Foreigner, and spoke by an Interpreter.</p>
<p>Interpreter. My Lord, he says he only borrow'd the Spoons.</p>
<p>Court. Ask him if he will ask the Prosecutor any Questions.</p>
<p>Interpreter. He has no Questions to ask.</p>
<p>John Brown. The Prisoner came to my House the 12th of February, and brought this Spoon I have in my Hand. I saw something fil'd on the back Side of the Spoon, which made me have some Suspicion, or I should not, for I have known the Man for three or four Years. He said that it was his own. I advertis'd the Spoon, and several People came, but none came up to the Marks of it: After that I saw an Advertisement of Mr. Woodifield's. I went to Mr. Woodifield's with the two Spoons, and Mr. Woodifield compar'd them with some other Spoons, and we match'd the Silversmith's Mark; we compar'd them with some other Spoons of theirs, and found that they tallied exactly. I describ'd the Person I had them of; they said he came to their House very often. The same Day he came again; upon that they stopp'd him, and he own'd he took the Spoon, and said it was pure Necessary put him upon it. When he went before the Justice, he own'd the same, and seem'd very ignorant of the Nature of the Crime.</p>
<p>Court. That's the Spoon you are sure you had from this Man?</p>
<p>Brown. Yes.</p>
<p>Court. Now, tell him, is his Time to make his Defence, and call any Witnesses if he can.</p>
<p>Interpreter. My Lord, he says the Gentleman that keeps the Tavern in Pall-Mall would speak for him, and that several would have appear'd for him, if they had known of his Trial coming on.</p>
<p>The Prosecutor gave the Man a very good Character, and believ'd it was mere Necessity, that he had a sick Wife, &c. and he offer'd to take him into his House himself.</p>
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<p>Leigh. I have to alledge against him stealing that Thread, and a Piece of Cloth, which I miss'd, and found mislaid in an improper Place.</p>
<p>Q. What Business are you?</p>
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<p>Q. What was it you missed?</p>
<p>Leigh. A Piece of Irish Cloth. Upon missing that Cloth I examin'd all my Servants; upon the Evening of that Day I discovered this Man had laid it out of its Place; and in the Evening of that Day
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<p>Q. So he produced it, did he?</p>
<p>Leigh. No, My Lord, we had it by another Discovery; we found Part of it in the House of one Mrs. Morris, and Part of it in the House of one Mrs. Winter.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-25-person372" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460409-25-person372" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (by the Council for the Prisoner) to Leigh. This Man has lived with you for sometime, has he not?</p>
<p>Leigh. Yes.</p>
<p>Council. Then you can account for some Money that he has: Don't you know that he has an Annuity besides? Did you find that in his Box? Had he never any Cloth you for which he paid?</p>
<p>Leigh. Yes.</p>
<p>Council. And I suppose he might have had more.</p>
<p>Leigh. He might have had any Quantity, because we never restrain any Body.</p>
<p>Council. Can you say you don't believe he would have paid you for it? Did he say that he had stole it? that he had taken it out of the House, contrary to his Duty, and what he ought not to do? Did he confess before the Justice that he had stole it?</p>
<p>Leigh. Yes, he did confess, Sir; he would not confess any Thing else but this. I found the Pound of Thread, and I found Part of the Cloth in his Box. I found this in Mrs. Morris's House [The Piece of Cloth produced in Court ] We ask'd him if he had taken it out of the House in an unlawful Manner.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it was your's?</p>
<p>Leigh. Yes, I can swear 'tis my Cloth.</p>
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<p>Winter. Sir, What I know of this Man is, the Prisoner brought some Cloth to make a Shirt.</p>
<p>Q. How much Cloth did he bring to you?</p>
<p>Winter. A Shirt ready cut out, how much I cannot say.</p>
<p>Q. How much Cloth did he bring to you? Was there only Cloth enough for one Shirt?</p>
<p>Winter. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. And did you make it into a Shirt?</p>
<p>Winter. I had begun it, but this other Gentleman carried it away, that which was produced in Court was brought to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-25-person376" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Leigh.) That was your Cloth?</p>
<p>Leigh. Yes, my Lord, it was.</p>
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<p>Goodyer. All that I have to say, I went with my Master with a Search-Warrant, and found one Part of the Cloth at Mrs. Morris's, and the other at Mrs. Winter's. The Prisoner's Aunt said, that he had brought three or four Shirts, but carried them off again.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find this Shirt?</p>
<p>Goodyer. We found it, my Lord, upon the Bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear the Prisoner say how he came by this Cloth after he carry'd it to Mrs. Morris's and Mrs. Winter's? Do you know that to be your Master's Cloth?</p>
<p>Goodyer. Yes, I believe this is my Master's Cloth.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-25-person379" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) How long have you known the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Williams. About five Years; he has a very honest Character, to the best of my Knowledge; he work'd under my Direction for two Years; is a very honest industrious Man; I never heard him charg'd with any thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-25-person381" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) How long have you known the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Holt. Between four and five Years.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what Business he has been in all that time?</p>
<p>Holt. I have known him to be in the Lead Business.</p>
<p>Q. How did he behave?</p>
<p>Holt. I never heard but he behav'd always well.</p>
<p>Q. What Wages had he in the Lead Business?</p>
<p>Holt. I paid him 10 s. a Week.</p>
<p>The Council for the Prisoner urg'd that it was no more than a Breach of Trust, as he was a Servant in the Shop.</p>
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<p>Russel. Yes, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. When was it?</p>
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<p>Russel. A strip'd Cotton Gown, one Clock, a Woman's Cap, a Child's Cap, a Shirt, &c.</p>
<p>Q. Were they stolen?</p>
<p>Russel. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who stole them?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you find the Girl in the House.</p>
<p>Russel. No. I went up and told my Wife; she ask'd me if I saw any Thing missing; I miss'd several Things. Then I consulted what I should do, as the Girl could not be found; I went to a Broker's and discover'd some of the Things.</p>
<p>Q. What did you discover?</p>
<p>Russel. I discover'd two Caps and a Shirt. I went about to a great many Places, and heard no more of them 'till Ten o'Clock; a Broker came to me, and he stopp'd the Girl by offering a Cap of my Wife's. When I came to the Pawnbroker's I saw it was the Girl that was with me: She had a Woman with her, and another in the Street.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174604090019"/>Court. Pray give an Account of the Things that you have a Witness here to prove, the Things that were found upon the Girl.</p>
<p>Russel. The two Caps were left with Mrs Turner; The Cotton Gown, and several other Things, were pledg'd with Mr. Tayler.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-26-person388" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) Do you know any Thing of such Goods as have been mention'd?</p>
<p>Turner. On the 13th Day of March the Prisoner brought a Child's Cap; she said it was her Sister's; I look'd down Stairs to see how she was dress'd.</p>
<p>Court. Prisoner, do you hear what Mrs. Turner says; and Russel says he lost some Linnen out of his House, and she says you brought some of those Things to her to pawn.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Sir, I did not give them to her herself.</p>
<p>Q. Mrs. Turner, are you sure the Prisoner was the Person that brought these Things to you?</p>
<p>Turner. I just had a Glimpse of her; I believe 'tis; but my Maid says she should not know her if she should see her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-26-person389" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 13th of March last the Person was brought to me, (the Prisoner at the Bar) but there is a vast Alteration; for she was then dress'd vastly clean. She brought to my Shop one Gown, an Apron, and a Piece of Stuff-Damask, and there was another Woman with her. She wanted 12 s. for it, I told her I could not lend her so much upon it; then when she came again I ask'd her whether they were her own, and she said they were her Sister's.</p>
<p>Q. Who made you that Answer?</p>
<p>Tayler. I think the Prisoner at the Bar: I am sure she is the Person.</p>
<p>Q. Where are them Things; are they here?</p>
<p>Tayler. Yes, my Lord.</p>
<p>[The Things were produced in Court]</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. At the Justice's House.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460409-26-person391" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<p>Tayler. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Russel. Yes, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. No, Sir.</p>
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<p>Q. What Cloaths ?</p>
<p>Smith. Four Woman's Gowns, a Pair of Stays, two Quilted Petticoats, and other Things.</p>
<p>Q. Where were they taken?</p>
<p>Smith. Out of a Box in my Room.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your Room?</p>
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<p>Q. What are these two Prisoners?</p>
<p>Smith. Sir, they pretend to be
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17460409-27-defend397 t17460409-27-deflabel118"/>; they pretend to go out to work. I know one of them, the other is Cousin to her; the biggest of them is
<persName id="t17460409-27-person402"> Anne Smith
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<p>Q. How did they get into your Room?</p>
<p>Smith. There is an old Woman in the Neighbourhood I look after; I go about two Hours every Evening; while I was with her they got into my Room; I had the Key in my Pocket; whether I mislock'd it I cannot tell. When I came home I found my Box broke open; a Gown and a Shift were in the Box I found unlock'd.</p>
<p>Q. How did they contrive to open your Box?</p>
<p>Smith. That I cannot be Judge of; I had the Key of my Door in my Pocket, and the Keys of the Box likewise; but when I came home I found both open.</p>
<p>Q. How long was you out?</p>
<p>Smith. I was out from half an Hour after Six to Eight, as I am every Night, with the Gentlewoman I look after.</p>
<persName id="t17460409-27-person403"> Jane Hibard
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<interp inst="t17460409-27-person403" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I bought the Coat of the biggest of the Prisoners,
<persName id="t17460409-27-person404"> Anne Smith
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<p>Q. Where is this Coat?</p>
<p>Hibard. The Constable has it.</p>
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<persName id="t17460409-27-person406"> George Batchelor
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<interp inst="t17460409-27-person406" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Constable.) Where had you this Coat?</p>
<p>Batchelor. I had it of the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. Which of the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Batchelor. The tallest,
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