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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030001"/>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 3d, THURSDAY the 4th, and FRIDAY the 5th of September,</p>
<p>In the 20th Year of his MAJESTY'S Reign.</p>
<p>Right Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER VII.</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>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. (to Ambler) What have you to say against the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Ambler. On Sunday the 29th of June, as I was coming from Hamstead, between Nine and Ten o'Clock at Night. I was set upon by seven Men. in the second Close on this Side
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<p>Q. When they had got you into the Ditch, what did they take from you?</p>
<p>Ambler. My Cloth Coat, a Cambrick Stock, a Silver Buckle, &c. They robb'd Mr. Dunn at the same Time.</p>
<p>Q. Was that in your Sight?</p>
<p>Ambler. Yes. They robb'd Mr. Dunn of his Watch; then they turn'd to me again and took my Breeches.</p>
<p>Q. What were they?</p>
<p>Ambler. Black Leather Breeches. They took my shoes and also Mr. Dunn's Shoes; then they went away; but soon return'd again and took my Shirt from my Back; they had taken my Stock the first Time. On Friday the 4th of July I saw, in the Advertiser, the Advertisement of a Watch; that was stopp'd by Justice Dennis's Clarke; by the Description I knew it was Mr. Dunn's Watch; the Watch was found upon Parkison, a Soldier, who was then committed to Prison. I went to New-Prison to this Soldier, and I charg'd him with the Robbery.</p>
<p>Q. You did not see the Watch then?</p>
<p>Ambler. No.</p>
<p>Q. What Robbery did you charge him with?</p>
<p>Ambler. With robbing me the Sunday before; but he said he was not in the Robbery; I ask'd him then how he came by the Watch; he said he had it from
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<p>Q. Where was it that you saw the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Ambler. At Sir
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<p>Q. When was it you saw him at Sir
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030003"/>Ambler. I can't directly say, but I think about a Fortnight ago.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the Prisoner is the Man?</p>
<p>Ambler. He is the Man.</p>
<p>Court. Now inform us what you heard him say concerning this Robbery ?</p>
<p>Ambler. He said he was concern'd in the Robbery, and that he gave me Water to drink out of the Brim of his Hat.</p>
<p>Q. Had you Water given you?</p>
<p>Ambler. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he was the Man, or one of the Men?</p>
<p>Ambler. That he was one of the Men; he also said there was one of them swore he would destroy me, and that he was the Man that prevented him from giving the Blow; and another of them desir'd him to murder me, saying, that it was better I should die than they.</p>
<p>Court. Then he positively declar'd that one of the Men would have murder'd you and he prevented it.</p>
<p>Ambler. Yes. And he told me the Name of the Person who wore my Coat was Ryly.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention whether Ryly was in the Robbery?</p>
<p>Ambler. Yes, Sir; and that one Mathews was in the Robbery also.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<p>Dunn. No Sir.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any Thing to lay to the Prisoner's Charge with respect to the Robbery committed on Sunday the 29th of June?</p>
<p>Dunn. I was robb'd then with Mr. Ambler.</p>
<p>Q. What Time of the Night?</p>
<p>Dunn. Between the Hours of Nine and Ten.</p>
<p>Q. Where was it?</p>
<p>Dunn. In the Foot-Path between Mother Red-Cap's and Southampton-Row.</p>
<p>Q. Who was it that robb'd you?</p>
<p>Dunn. I think there were nine in Company: Mr. Ambler was attack'd first; I might be about ten Yards behind; I hasten'd up to Mr. Ambler and found a Party of them attacking him.</p>
<p>Q. What had they in their Hands?</p>
<p>Dunn. They had Scymeters and Sticks; I heard one of them call it a Scymeter. I hasten'd up to him, then another Party of them enclos'd me: Ambler defended himself as long as he could; he had a Cane in his Hand, and they had a great deal of Difficulty to get it from him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see them rob him of any Thing?</p>
<p>Dunn. I saw them take off his Coat; nothing else.</p>
<p>Q. Did they go away then?</p>
<p>Dunn. No, Sir. After they had rifled him they went about ten Yards distant, then they came back again and took his Breeches and Shoes from him.</p>
<p>Q. Was you before Sir
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<p>Dunn. Yes. And he desir'd to speak to Sir Thomas privately; so Sir Thomas went with him into a private Room. Sir Thomas told me the Man wanted to turn Evidence; I said to Sir
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<p>Q. Was there any Promise made to the Man of a Pardon in cafe he would confess.</p>
<p>Dunn. None at all, he offer'd himself voluntarily; he said he gave me Water out of the Ditch in his Hat.</p>
<p>Q. But what did he say about the Robbery?</p>
<p>Did he confess that he was one of the Persons?</p>
<p>Dunn. He said he was.</p>
<p>Q. Was you the Person that had Water given you?</p>
<p>Dunn. Both of us had Water. I lost a Snuff-Box and Tweezer-Cafe; I ask'd him if he knew where they were, if they had pawn'd them I would redeem them; he told me they buried them in the Ground, and the next Morning a Party of them went to fetch them, and he knew nothing more of them.</p>
<p>Q. Mr. Dunn, what Robbery did he own he committed?</p>
<p>Dunn. He said he was one that robb'd us.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any Thing said before Sir Thomas about Mr. Ambler's Coat?</p>
<p>Dunn. He said that one Ryly had it.</p>
<p>Q. by the Prisoner) Mr. Dunn, was it I that robb'd you?</p>
<p>Dunn. I don't say you did.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Those two Gentlemen gave me Liquor, and made me to drunk that I don't know what I said; Mr. Ambler, did not you give me Sixpence, &c.</p>
<p>Ambler. I did; I went on Sunday Morning and gave him Sixpence; I said if he made good his Confession he should not want a Sunday's Dinner while he was in Prison.</p>
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<p>Ambler. I might say I would be a favourable Prosecutor if he would make Discoveries, &c. but none of the Persons he nam'd could be found.</p>
<p>Q. (to John Sergeant) What are you?</p>
<p>Sergeant. I am a Butcher by Trade; I was one of the Persons that took him.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you take him, and upon what Occasion.</p>
<p>Sergeant. Upon Parkison's Confession, the Soldier.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you take him?</p>
<p>Sergeant. In King-Street, Bloomsbury.</p>
<p>Q. After you had taken him what did you do with him?</p>
<p>Sergeant. We brought him to the Publick-House opposite the Place.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any Thing of this Robbery ?</p>
<p>Sergeant. He own'd before Sir
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<p>Q. Was there any Promise of Pardon for being an Evidence.</p>
<p>Sergeant. None that I know of.</p>
<p>Q. Was he sober at that Time?</p>
<p>Sergeant. He seem'd as sober as I am, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. What Time did you take him before Sir Thomas?</p>
<p>Sergeant. About Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner.) What have you to say in your Defence?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, I know nothing about it; he is a Thief-catcher, and will say any thing on account of the Money.</p>
<p>Sergeant. You are the first Thief that I ever caught.</p>
<p>Q.(to the Prisoner.) Have you any Witnesses?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have no Witnesses.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-2-person45" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Chatto. On Sunday Morning, about Two o'Clock, my Shop was broke open by the Prisoner, according to his own Confession, and other Circumstances.</p>
<p>Q. Where is your Shop?</p>
<p>Chatto. In
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<p>Q. What did you lose?</p>
<p>Chatto. Ten Buck and Doe Skins altogether.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who it was that broke open your House?</p>
<p>Chatto. I did not know at that Time; but I took a Ride into Kent in pursuit of the Prisoner, who was my Journeyman.</p>
<p>Q. How long had he been your Journeyman?</p>
<p>Chatto. He work'd with me only a Fortnight.</p>
<p>Q. When did you discharge him ?</p>
<p>Chatto. The Thursday before. I took Horse and pursu'd him into Kent; I stopp'd at a Place call'd Walling, and ask'd there if they had heard of any such Man; ( because I had an Information that he was going to set up at a Place call'd Dartford) one said, as you describe the Man, there was such a Person pass'd by here about Eleven o'Clock an Sunday, with a Large Bundle on his Back, and I think I saw Skins: I had not been above 100 Yards in the Town when I pass'd a little Shop, a sort of a Taylor's, and something of Leather likewise, and saw a Man skulk behind the Shop-board; whereupon I alighted from my Horse, and perceiving it to be the Prisoner, I said to him, John, when came you hither; he answer'd, on Saturday.</p>
<p>Q. What Day was this?</p>
<p>Chatto. On Tuesday. I said to him, will you go and drink? He scarce would speak to me; but we went into a Room and I lock'd the Door; then I tax'd him with the Affair and he deny'd it; I sent for a Constable, and told him it signify'd nothing talking, for that he had robb'd me; he then heartily begg'd my Pardon. I ask'd him what he did it with, he said he did it with a knife and Chisel: Then I ask'd him where the Goods were, and he told me they were at Dartford, at his Mother's; I bid him send for them; he said he could not write; but I said I would write for him, and ask'd him where they were; he said in a Bag in the Closer. I got a Man to go, and he brought the Goods to the Constable, where the Prisoner then was.</p>
<p>Q. Have you got the Goods here?</p>
<p>Chatto. They are at the Baptist's Head; I will send for them.</p>
<p>[The Goods were produced in Court, and the Prisoner confess'd that with a Knife and Chisel he cut some part of the Grove, then wrench'd it off, took down the Shutter and thrust up the Sash, and took out the Goods about Two o'Clock in the Morning.]</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with him when you took him?</p>
<p>Chatto. We took him before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. What material pass'd before the Justice?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030005"/>Chatto. He said he was the Person that broke open the Shop with a Knife and a Chisel. The Justice took his Confession in Writing.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any Promise of Pardon before the Justice ?</p>
<p>Chatto. No.</p>
<p>[ The Writing was produced in Court, entitled, The Examination of
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<interp inst="t17460903-2-person46" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , before Samuel Malcher, Esq; one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace, on the 9th Day of July. This Examinant faith he has a Wife and one Child in the Parish of Dartford, and his Wife is now big with another Child; he confesses that he liv'd a Journeyman with
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<p>Q.(to the Prisoner.) What have you to say for yourself?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I never did any such Thing before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-3-person52" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner ?</p>
<p>Brend. Please you, my Lord, he took the Things out of my Breeches, from under my Head.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Brend. Please you, my Lord, I lay at Mr. Terry's House that Night.</p>
<p>Q. What did you lose?</p>
<p>Brend. I lost Half a Guinea in Gold, twelve Shillings in Silver, a Pair of Silver Shoe-Buckles, and a Pair of Metal Knee-Buckles.</p>
<p>Q. When did you lose them?</p>
<p>Brend. I lost them the 7th Day of July, between Twelve and One o'Clock in the Morning.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any Thing to say to the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Brend. I was asleep when I lost them: Two other Persons lay in the Room with me.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Prisoner lie in the Room?</p>
<p>Brend. No, my Lord, he lay a Pair of Stairs higher; the Men that lay in that Room heard something chink, and said one to the other, I believe the Marine is robb'd.</p>
<p>Q. Have you found the Things again?</p>
<p>Brend. The Shoe-Buckles we found upon the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. What House was this where you lodg'd?</p>
<p>Brend. At the Horse and Drum in King's-Street, Westminer.</p>
<p>Q. How long after you lost them was it before you found them upon the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Brend. About a Quarter of an Hour.</p>
<p>Q. (to
<persName id="t17460903-3-person53"> Joseph Terry
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<interp inst="t17460903-3-person53" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-3-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) Where do you live?</p>
<p>Terry. I live at the Horse and Drum in Westminster.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Prosecutor, Brend, lodge at your House in July last.</p>
<p>Terry. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know of any Things that were taken from him?</p>
<p>Terry. Yes, my Lord; I know of Half a Guinea, twelve Shillings and Two-pence, a Pair of Silver Shoe-Buckles, a Pair of Knee-Buckles, and I think a Pair of Garters; it was of a Sabbath-Day Night, the 6th of July; my Wife and I were gone to Bed, not thinking any thing of being robb'd, or of the Prisoner, for I took him to be a very honest Man. After I was in Bed the Prosecutor came down and knock'd at my Door: I said to my Wife, pray don't let any Body have any more Beer to Night, for 'tis late; the Man spoke to me through the Key-Hole; my Wife said to me, get up, this poor young Fellow is robb'd by somebody, I can't tell who; so I got up and went down to the Watchman to light a Candle.</p>
<p>Q. Then the Man complain'd of his being robb'd.</p>
<p>Terry. Yes, he came down very softly for fear of being discover'd: As I had two Soldiers lodg'd upon me, I charg'd them with the Robbery; I told them this Man had been robb'd, and I must know who it is that had robb'd him. The Soldiers got up at once, but I did not examine their Pockets. I took a Candle, and went into the Room where this Man was a-bed; there was another Man, a Corporal; he said, he had heard some Money chink; so I said to this
<persName id="t17460903-3-person54"> Philip Allen
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<interp inst="t17460903-3-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , You must get up too, to be examin'd; for I had no more Suspicion of one than the other: Accordingly he rises up, and said he wanted, to speak to me; I ask'd him what he wanted, and went into a little Closet, and he down'd upon his Knees to me; God bless you, said he, don't tell my Serjeant, and I will tell you where the Money is: I told him I would not tell his Serjeant, because I wanted to bring the Thing out; so he confess'd the Fact. I said to him, What did you do this Thing for? He said, he had got the Foul Distemper, and he got that Money on purpose to get him cur'd. He went back to the Bed where he lay, and he took the twelve Shillings
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<p>Q. What were these Buckles ?</p>
<p>Terry. The Shoe-buckles were Silver, the other common Metal.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner) Have you any Questions to ask the Witness ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ask him how honest I behav'd in his House when the Serjeant got drunk, &c.</p>
<p>Terry. He always behav'd honest, as I thought; I had a good Opinion of him.</p>
<p>Q.(to the Prisoner) What have you to say for yourself, by way of Defence; or have you any Witness to your Character?</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, I lodg'd in this Mr. Terry's House; and, as I was going to Bed, I had a Candle in my Hand, and found these Things in my Way. I did not put the Money into my Pocket, but laid it on the Bed 'till I should hear some Body enquire for it. I heard them make a Noise, examining the Soldiers; and I was getting up at the Time Mr. Terry came into the Room; I told him I had the Money and the Buckles; I call'd to him, and gave them to him; I did not steal, non-break or pick a Lock. If I had a Mind to commit a Robbery, I had had a greater Opportunity, which I did not.</p>
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<p>Q. (to
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<p>King. The Prisoner invited my Wife and I to drink Share of a Pot of Beer with her.</p>
<p>Q. Where did she invite you to?</p>
<p>King. To the Castle, by the Seven Dials.</p>
<p>Q. Where did she meet with you?</p>
<p>King. At my own Door; we had two or three Words there; she stood at the Door and call'd me Names. It was on Tuesday Night, the 22d of July last, that we had those Words. She went to Sir Thomas to get a Warrant for me; she went late, and he was at Supper, and would not grant it to her. I follow'd her to vindicate my own Cause. Sir Thomas advis'd me to go and take a Pot of Beer with her, and make it up. As we were coming back from Sir Thomas we went into an Alehouse, &c. My Wife saw her pick my Pocket, and I found it upon her.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you go to make it up ?</p>
<p>King. We went first to the
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<interp inst="t17460903-4-person60" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in Bow-Street. As we went towards home she ask'd my Wife to lend her Three-half-pence, and to drink Part of a Pot of Beer, and she would be Three-half-pence. She pick'd my Pocket
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<p>Q. Where was all that Money?</p>
<p>King. In a Tobacco-Box; there was forty-eight Shillings in Silver, and a Guinea in Gold. She was discover'd immediately. She offer'd me the Guinea back at the very Beginning.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the Box?</p>
<p>King. The Box she wanted to convey into my Pocket; I made her lay it down.</p>
<p>Q. Where are the eight and forty Shillings?</p>
<p>King. Sir
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<interp inst="t17460903-4-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> has got the Money She said, when she was carried to the Round-House, that all she had above six Shillings and six Pence was my Property. She told me, before I call'd the Watch, if I laid Hands on any of the Money she would hang me. There was but twenty Shillings in Silver, I found, and a Guinea in Gold.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner) Will you ask any Questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ask him where the Box was taken from, and who saw the Box in my Hand?</p>
<p>King. The Box lay in my Right-hand Pocket, and my Wife saw her take it.</p>
<p>Q. (to
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<interp inst="t17460903-4-person62" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-4-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What do you know of this Matter?</p>
<p>Barker. All that I know is, that she was brought to the Watch-House on my Watch Night, the 22d of July, between the Hours of Eleven and Twelve.</p>
<p>Q. What then?</p>
<p>Barker. When she was brought there she was charg'd, by Mr. King, with robbing him of between three and four Pounds, and a Tobacco-Box.</p>
<p>Q. Was that Box produced at that Time ?</p>
<p>Barker. Not at that Time, but before Sir
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<p>Q. Who produced it ?</p>
<p>Barker. Who produced it I can't say; the Watchman said he had taken the Guinea in Gold from her before she came to the Watch-House: After she came there, I ask'd her if she had any more of the Man's Money? She said she had but six Shillings and six Pence of the Half-Guinea: She said she chang'd at the
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<p>Q. What pass'd before Sir Thomas?</p>
<p>Barker. The Prisoner could not make any Defence; but said she did not know how the Money came into her Pocket.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner) Would you have the Constable ask'd any Questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, I would ask him one Question. Did I not say these Words when I came into the Round-house, that I had Twenty-seven Shillings and a Guinea ?</p>
<p>Q. (to Barker) She would ask you besides the 6 s. 6 d. if she had not half a Guinea in Gold?</p>
<p>Barker. She did not say so then, but the next Morning she brought a young Woman to say she had lent her a Moidore to pay for some small Trifles, but she never spoke about this until the next Morning.</p>
<p>Q. How began this Quarrel?</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-4-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's Wife went to put her Hands up my Coats, and I did not like it from a Woman's Hands; having some Words, she wanted me to go and drink a Dram; she went to clap her Hands up my Coats. I had never knew such Doings from our own Sex; with that the Husband went to strike me. My Neighbour told me that he,
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<p>Q. to
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<p>Curtane. My Lord, I am a Watchman. I was call'd to the Sign of the Castle, where I saw Mr. King, the Prosecutor, and this Woman, the Prisoner. She said if she had any Guinea in her Pocket, it was his, for he had charg'd her with robbing him of Forty-eight Shillings and a Guinea in Gold.</p>
<p>Q. Any Thing else besides Money? any mention of a Tobacco Box?</p>
<p>Curtane. No, my Lord, not then; it was the Wife that mention'd he had been robb'd; she call'd out Watch, Watch, my Husband is robb'd: I said where is the Person that robb'd him. The Prisoner said, that if she had a Guinea in Gold, it was his; with that she put her Hand in her Pocket; pull'd out a Handful of Silver, and said if she had a Guinea in Gold, it was his.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say any Thing how she came by it?</p>
<p>Curtane. No, but Mr. King said that she had robb'd him.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prosecutor sober ?</p>
<p>Curtane. He was not sober, nor was he drunk; he was between drunk and sober, but I think his Wife was sober.</p>
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<p>Q. to Cousins. What do you know of this Matter ?</p>
<p>Cousins. Between Eleven and Twelve o'Clock I heard a Noise at the Casile, so I went to hear what was the Matter. When I came I saw the Man of the House, Bartles, holding of the Prisoner, who said, you B - h you have robb'd this Man. Mr. King said he was robb'd of 48 s. in Silver, and a Guinea in Gold. The Prisoner said if she had a Guinea in Gold in her Pocket, it belong'd to that Man, so she pull'd it out herself.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner) Will you ask him any Questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, to ask him if the Prosecutor's Wife was there, and what Condition she was in?</p>
<p>Cousins. The Woman was fuddled, but the Prosecutor was neither fuddled nor sober.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, Mrs. King and I had some Words; as I stood at the Door she clapp'd her Hands up my Coats: I said I was never used so by a Woman, I don't know what you mean by it; so King and his great Brother-in-law, an Irishman, was about to strike me.</p>
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<p>Q. (to
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<p>Bell. Please you, my Lord, she went up (three Pair of Stairs) into my Room, and took my Gown, &c.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
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<p>Q. What Gown was it?</p>
<p>Bell. A Linnen Gown; Mrs. Beckerley saw her come down.</p>
<p>Q. When was it that she went up Stairs and took these Things?</p>
<p>Bell. The 23d of August.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Bell. In Petty-France, Westminster.</p>
<p>Q. Do you lodge there?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030008"/>Bell. Yes, at one Mr. Dyer's.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know that she went up and took there?</p>
<p>Bell. She was caught as she was coming down; Mrs. Beckerly heard her coming down a little after Six o'Clock in the Evening.</p>
<p>Q. Was you not at home yourself?</p>
<p>Bell. Yes, my Lord, I was in the Kitchen. Mrs. Beckerly lives up two Pair of Stairs; she hearing somebody go up softly, and go into my Room; when the Prisoner was coming down again, she ask'd her what she did there; she said she had got what she went for. Mrs. Beckerly calls to me and said Mrs. Bell, Somebody has been up in your Room, the Woman is gone along in a blue Gown and black Hat; she run up from our House towards the Bull Head, where she left the Things: I run after her, and she had lay'd the Things down, and Mrs. Dyer followed her; she had got into the Bull Head Alehouse in Petty-France: When I came up to her, I said you brazen Face, what Business have you in my Room? she said she would shew me; what she meant by that I did not know.</p>
<p>Q. What did you find there?</p>
<p>Bell. My Gown, my Cap, and my Handkerchief, that I have sworn to.</p>
<p>Q. Where were they found?</p>
<p>Bell. Upon the Stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Who was by her when you came to her?</p>
<p>Bell. Mrs. Dyer came in before me, or after me, I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say?</p>
<p>Bell. She said she would go and shew me where; as she run along back again to shew me, she said that an old Man had sent her for the Things. She own'd the Fact before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. What Justice?</p>
<p>Bell. Justice Manly.</p>
<p>Q. (to
<persName id="t17460903-5-person75"> Rachel Beckerly
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<interp inst="t17460903-5-person75" type="given" value="Rachel"/>
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<p>Beckerly. Last Saturday se'nnight I heard somebody go up Stairs very softly, and I was willing to know who it was; when they came down again, I saw a Woman with something in her Apron, and I ask'd her who she wanted; she said, what I want, or this I want, I have; (I can't tell which) she said she was sent by the old Man: I said, what old Man? she said the old Man at the Bull; with that I follow'd her down; when I came down Stairs I was in a great Surprise. I look'd at her till she was a few Doors of; then she look'd back, I fancy to see whether we observed where she was going to. I said to Mrs. Bell, the Woman is gone to the Bull Head.</p>
<p>Court. So then you follow'd her.</p>
<p>Beckerly. No, I did not; I call'd to Mrs. Bell to come up, for there was a Woman had got a Bundle out of her Room in her Apron; so Mrs. Dyer and Mrs. Bell follow'd her.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<interp inst="t17460903-5-person76" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-5-person76" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) What do you know of this Matter?</p>
<p>Dyer. My Daughter call'd to me, and said, Mother, there is a strange Woman gone out of the House with a Bundle in her Hand; I immediately run out and follow'd her, and she went to the Bull-Head. I went immediately to the Landlord, and ask'd him if a Woman in a Blue Gown had not come in; so she (the Prisoner) was standing by, and said, here I am; but I said, where's the Bundle you had in your Lap; so Mrs. Bell was at my Shoulder, and said, what Business had you in my Room? The Prisoner said, I'll go and shew you. I ask'd the Maid at the Publick-House what she left there; so we look'd, and found the Gown, Hat, and Handkerchief.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any thing more to say?</p>
<p>Dyer. She own'd it before the Justice. The Excuse she made was, that there was an old Man that own'd her 16 s. and desired her to go up three Pair of Stairs, and turn in upon the Left-hand, and take these Things.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, one Robert Anderson, a Shoemaker, own'd me a little Money; I told him, my Husband would be uneasy for the Money; he said, keep yourself easy. About Five o'Clock at Night he took me to Petty-France to this House, and desir'd me to go up three Pair of Stairs, and that he would go to the Bull-Head. I went up Stairs, and staid almost a Quarter of an Hour. As I was coming down, a Woman spoke to me, and I told her that I had been up at the old Man's Room, &c.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner.) Have you any Witnesses?</p>
<p>Prisoner. They are gone after this Man; he is gone on-board the Fly Sloop.</p>
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<p>Q. (to Mrs. Johnson.) What is your Husband's Name?</p>
<p>Mrs. Johnson.
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<p>Q. What Age is the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Johnson. About fourteen Years of Age.</p>
<p>Q. What did you lose ?</p>
<p>Johnson. I have lost Money several Times; she own'd she took it.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030009"/>Q. How much did she own?</p>
<p>Johnson. I believe she own'd about five or six Pounds.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you miss it?</p>
<p>Johnson. In a Shagreen Tea-Chest on the Top of a Scrutore.</p>
<p>Q. What Reason have you to think the Prisoner at the Bar took it?</p>
<p>Johnson. I can't say any thing to it, but as she confess'd.</p>
<p>Q. Was she your Servant?</p>
<p>Johnson. She used to come in to hold the Child, &c.</p>
<p>Court. You lost Money at several Times; what, do you mean that she took it?</p>
<p>Johnson. She was there, and I tax'd her with it; I can't swear to my Money: She had none upon her; but she bought new Clothes, and changed a Guinea, that made me suspect her.</p>
<p>Q. Where was it that she own'd she took it?</p>
<p>Johnson. Before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. What was it she said; was there any Promise made of Pardon before she went to the Justice?</p>
<p>Johnson. I told her that I would not hurt her. She was an Apprentice to one
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<interp inst="t17460903-6-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a Carpenter; she said, every time she stole it he had Part of it.</p>
<p>Q. Where is the old Man?</p>
<p>Johnson. He is very ill.</p>
<p>Q. Was he so bad that he could not be brought ?</p>
<p>Johnson. He is very bad, and could not be brought.</p>
<p>Q. (to the Prisoner.) Have you any Witness?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, she told me if I would confess it she would forgive me.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any Witness ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No, Sir, I have none but God and myself.</p>
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<p>Q. (to
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<interp inst="t17460903-7-person87" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-7-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Wilkins. The Prisoner at the Bar took from me two Half Crowns, a Shilling, and a Six-pence.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Wilkins. I think on the 30th of August; last Saturday Night, between Eleven and Twelve, coming thro' Drury-Lane, a Woman of the Town pick'd me up.</p>
<p>Q. What, the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Wilkins. No, my Lord, the Woman of the Town is now in Bridewell. We went to the House and went up Stairs, and went to Bed. There were two Rooms on a Floor.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you go to lie together?</p>
<p>Wilkins. In Holford's-Alley.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body else lie in the Room with you?</p>
<p>Wilkins. I undress'd myself, my Lord, so did the Girl too; we were in Bed about Half an Hour; I did not close my Eyes; the Girl got up and went down Stairs; whether she went down to the Necessary-House, or something I can't tell what: When the Girl went down Stairs the Candle was burning; the Prisoner took the Breeches from under my Head, and two Half Crowns In my Sight. My Lord, there was a Candle burning in the Room all the while. I would not have suffer'd her to rob me, but I was in Danger of my Life, for there was another Man that lay with her; I knew I was in a disorderly House. After the Girl that went down Stairs came up again, I said that Woman in the next Room has robb'd me; I got up, and saw a Man in Bed with her; she was only in her Smock when she came into the Room to my Bed-side, With that the Girl that lay with me slipt down again, and said that she would not lie under Danger for no such Whores, &c.</p>
<p>Q. How came she there; did you charge both these Women?</p>
<p>Wilkins. She that lay with me was charged as a disorderly Woman, no other Offence.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the disorderly Man?</p>
<p>Wilkins. The disorderly Man was along with the disorderly Woman; but he hopes he shall do so no more.</p>
<p>Q. So you did not struggle?</p>
<p>Wilkins. No, my Lord, I knew what Sort of Gang they were; I have heard it commonly said when I have been in Company with Parish Officers, &c.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go to such Places ?</p>
<p>Wilkins. My Lord, I was to blame.</p>
<p>Jury. My Lord, we believe he has been there before now.</p>
<p>Q. What did she do?</p>
<p>Wilkins. She took my Breeches from under my Head, and took out two Half Crowns, a Shilling and a Six-pence.</p>
<p>Q. Pray what Clothes had she on when she came in to take the Money?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030010"/>Wilkins. She came in her Smock, my Lord, into the Room; had nothing but her Smock and her Cap upon her Head.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-7-person88" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) Will you ask him any Question ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. When he miss'd his Money I desired he would search me; I had but one single Farthing in the World.</p>
<p>Court. (to Wilkins.) She ask'd you to search her Pockets.</p>
<p>Wilkins. No, my Lord, she ask'd me no such Thing.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He (Wilkins) said, D - n your Eyes you B - s, I have lost my Money among such a Parcel of B - s; but he could not tell by whom.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-7-person90" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Ellison. I was call'd to take Charge of the Woman; when I came up Stairs this Woman was in Bed; she shut the Door against me, but I push'd it open; the Prosecutor told me he had lost his Money; the Woman said, if he had lost Buckles, or any thing, he should look about the Bed; he said, I charge that Woman with robbing me.</p>
<p>Q. Did he charge any other Woman?</p>
<p>Ellison. He charg'd the other Woman for being in Company with him.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any body else in the House?</p>
<p>Ellison. Not above, but there were two or three Women below.</p>
<p>Cartwright. I am Beadle.</p>
<p>Q. What do you know of the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Cartwright. When the Woman was brought to the Watch-house, the Prosecutor charg'd that Woman, the Prisoner, with the Robbery, which he sent to Newgate, and the Woman that was a Bed with him to the Round-house.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-7-person91" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) What have you to say?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, this Gentleman have went to Bed along with another Woman; he got up between Twelve and One o'Clock, and made a great Noise; this Woman here run away; with that he said, I will have one or t'other of you; he d - d, and said, I will have you.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-7-person92" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> ( to Wilkins) what Money had you when you went in there?</p>
<p>Wilkins. I believe I had fourteen Shillings; I spent all to two Half Crowns and a Shilling.</p>
<p>Court. This Woman you say, that took your Money from you, had only her Shift on; did you over find the Money upon her?</p>
<p>Wilkins. I did not stir 'till the other Girl came up; I never attack'd her; she made the best of her Way, after she got the Money; she never was search'd.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-7-person93"> Q.
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<persName id="t17460903-7-person94"> Elizabeth Smallman
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<interp inst="t17460903-7-person94" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-7-person94" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) What have you to say in behalf of the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Smallman. Please you, my Lord, I saw that Gentleman come in with two Women; my Mother keeps the House; they had been up Stairs a considerable Time.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prisoner at the Bar one of the two?</p>
<p>Smallman. I never saw her in his Company; they had drunk a pretty deal of Liquor; both the Women that were with him sought about the Money they had of him; the Woman that got the Day he took up with him; and stripe and went to Bed; when he had been in Bed about three Hours, he call'd; I came up to him; he said he was very dry; the Woman that was in Bed with him had got from him; when I came up to him, he went to pay me; he took his Breeches, and he had no Money; he said, bless me, have I spent all my Money; so I fetch'd him up some Water.</p>
<p>Q. Did he charge the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Smallman. I never saw her in his Company. One of the Women that laid with him is committed as a disorderly Woman to Bridewell.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prisoner at the Bar in your House?</p>
<p>Smallman. I never saw the Prisoner with him.</p>
<p>The Court censur'd the Constable and Watchman for not taking up the Man as well as the Woman.</p>
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<p>Brograve. About the Beginning of June, I came up to London, and took Lodgings at Mr. Egleston's, Tobacconist in Fleet-Street; I pack'd up my Things in a Portmanteau to go in the Country: After I had been in the Country about three Weeks, I look'd for some of my Pocket Handkerchiefs, and I miss'd them; I miss'd three Shirts and five Handkerchiefs. When I miss'd my Shirts, I wrote to Mr. Egleston.</p>
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<p>Egleston. Sir, the Prisoner was a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17460903-8-defend95 t17460903-8-deflabel30"/> of mine about six Weeks; when I wanted a Servant, she came to me; I sent for a Character of her where she directed me. In the Time she was with me she
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030011"/> took these three Shirts and five Handkerchiefs. When the Gentleman wrote to me, he said, if I could answer to the Maid's Character he would set down by the Loss. Her Master said she was a washing some Handkerchiefs; so she brought up a Handkerchief mark'd B. B. I told her (my Credit was at Stake as well as her's) and I desired she would be free and open, and let me know the whole; she told me, she had pawn'd the Shirts in Eagle-Street; she begg'd that I would let her have Money, and she would fetch them again; so we sent to the Pawnbroker's, and she had pawn'd them in the Name of Clark; she said her Husband used to pawn Things in the Name of Clark, and he had learn'd her the Way.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-8-person101"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-8-person102" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-8-person102" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) Are these the Shirts that were pawn'd to you?</p>
<p>French. Yes, Sir; they were pawn'd in the Name of
<persName id="t17460903-8-person103"> Jane Clark
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<interp inst="t17460903-8-person103" type="given" value="Jane"/>
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<p>Q. Who had you these Shirts from?</p>
<p>French. The Prisoner, in the Name of
<persName id="t17460903-8-person104"> Jane Clark
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<interp inst="t17460903-8-person104" type="given" value="Jane"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-8-person104" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>Q. How much did she pawn them for?</p>
<p>French. Two for twelve Shillings, and one for Six.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-8-person105"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-8-person105" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-8-person105" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) Have you any thing to say by way of Defence?</p>
<p>Prisoner. As I was packing up this Gentleman's Things (the Prosecutor's, ) his Brother came into the Room, and Mr. Brograve, the Prosecutor, told me to go out of the Room, said that he would pack up the Things himself, and in doing of it he left out these Things, and I thought I had as much a Right to them as my Mistress.</p>
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<persName id="t17460903-9-person110"> Q.
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<p>Yeomans. I never saw the Man but once before, but the Woman I know; I have two Parcels of Bristles here, about 14 lb. Weight; these Bristles, and some in the Bag, are mine.</p>
<p>Q. Where was this Bag and Bristles found?</p>
<p>Yeomans. These were sent to me by an unknown Hand, and the Bag was taken from the two Prisoners; that is all I have to say.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-9-person113" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-9-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say?</p>
<p>Stanley. Nothing to say, my Lord, but that this Original March offer'd these Bristles to my Wife.</p>
<p>Q. Was you present?</p>
<p>Stanley. I was not present.</p>
<p>Q. Do you understand any thing of it, besides what your Wife told you?</p>
<p>Stanley. My Wife is a Person that sells Goods, Bristles, and Hair Brooms, &c. about the Streets. On this Side of Leicester-Fields, this Original March took Hold of the Handle of one of the Brooms, and ask'd her some Questions, and said that he had a large Quantity of Bristles to sell: I also saw him myself, and he offer'd these Bristles to Sale; I ask'd him what he would have for them, but he could not tell; he ask'd me what I would give for them, so that I found he was ignorant; not only so, but I thought within myself that they were stolen, because there is no Person that has such a Commodity but Brush-makers. He told me he had a large Quantity of these Hairs to dispose of, 5 or 600 Weight. I follow'd him the whole Day, but would not seize this small Parcel, in Hopes of finding the biggest. It was on the 25th of July; I was a whole Day with him, and spent my Money upon him. I went again the 26th, on Saturday Morning; when I came there he was a Bed. I order'd the Landlord to call him down; I ask'd him to drink; I said Mr. March, as you have such a large Quantity of Bristles to sell, I would have you let me see them; he said he had no more at that Time, but if I would take them in Part, he would make them up a Quarter of a Hundred, and that he had them for a Debt of a Gentleman that was then in Ludgate, which was false, for he had them of Mr. Yeoman's Maid in St. Thomas Apostles; She put the Bristles in this same Bag, and he (Original March) took them of her, in order to pay a Debt of
<persName id="t17460903-9-person114"> Sarah Deacon
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<interp inst="t17460903-9-person114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's, (the other Prisoner) to one Mrs. Collins, in Tyburn Road. I carried him before the Justice, and he said
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<p>Court. Now recollect the very Words.</p>
<p>Stanley. As near as I can guess, the Woman said she took the Hairs, and gave them to O. March, and desir'd him to sell them to pay this Debt to Mrs. Collins.</p>
<p>Q. Did March say he saw Deacon take them and put them into the Bag?</p>
<p>Stanley. Yes, and that she gave them to him afterwards, and said, March, if you can take a few of these Hairs, and pay this little Money, if you have a Conscience that will do it; and March said
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<interp inst="t17460903-9-person116" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , On the 24th of July this Original March overtook me (on this Side of Leicester-Fields) with Brushes, &c. He ask'd me what I could afford to give him for such Brooms without Handels; he told me he had a great many Brush Brooms of all forts; he said also that he had a great Quantity of Hairs on Account of a Gentleman that ow'd him Threefcore Pounds, that was in Ludgate. He took me to his Lodgings; when I came there I expected to see Brushes and Brooms, &c. so he brought me down that Bag with Bristles in them; he ask'd me 20 d. a Pound for them: I told him I believ'd they were worth more, but I told him I was not so good a Judge as my Husband, but I would send him in the Evening. My Husband went the next Morning, and spent the whole Day in order to have the other Quantity. March, the Prisoner, said he had kept Company with
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<persName id="t17460903-9-person118"> Q.
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<p>Speak. I have nothing more, than that I was present at the Time when the Goods were stopt. The Prisoner, whose Name is Original March, has acknowledg'd he had the Bristles from
<persName id="t17460903-9-person120"> Sarah Deacon
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<interp inst="t17460903-9-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; that he had lay'd with her frequently there, and that she went for his Wife, but he was never married to her; she used frequently to let him in after her Master was gone to Bed, and to let him out in the Morning before they were up, and the last Night she gave him these Bristles. When the Fellow was stopt, I knowing Mr. Yeomans, I sent Mr. Stanley to give him Information; he came back to let me know that the Maid was secur'd, accordingly they were carried before my Lord Mayor.</p>
<p>Court. Speak first as to March.</p>
<p>Speak. March acknowledg'd he had them from Mr. Yeomans's Maid, to pay a Debt to one Mrs. Collins.</p>
<p>Q. Did
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<p>Speak. At the Time she was much surpriz'd, but as it was done, she could not help it. She acknowledged she had given the Goods to Original March, and he was there that Night.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-9-person123"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-9-person123" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<p>Prisoner. This Woman, please you my Lord, had put up these Hairs in a Bag, and she said she had come honestly by them.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-9-person124"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-9-person124" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<p>Katharine Yeomans. I am Wife to
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<p>Q. (to
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<p>Marshall. The Prisoner at the Bar with me about four Months, in which Time I lost several Sums of Money; upon which I mark'd some, in order to find it out, on Monday, (this was on Tuesday, the 12th of August); I had mark'd twelve Pounds, and put in my Desk, as usual; but a Gentleman came and paid me some Money, and brought me a Three-Pound Twelve-Shilling Piece; I gave him some Change out of it, and left it on the Desk all Night. I consulted proper Means to find it out; I suspected the Man more than the Maid. We contriv'd that her Mistress should send her down to get some Water, and in the mean Time she should examine her Pocket: Her Mistress follow'd her to the Kitchen Door, and ask'd her for her Pocket; upon which I found the Thirty-Six Shilling Piece and Guinea, which I had mark'd. Upon that I call'd my Wife's Father, Mr. Glass, who is here, and she acknowledg'd she had taken them.</p>
<p>Q. Who did she acknowledge it before?</p>
<p>Marshall. She acknowledged it before myself, my Wife, and my Wife's Father, Mr. Glass.</p>
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<p>Glass. Mr. Marshall has often complain'd of the Loss of Money out of the Shop, from the Time mention'd, the 12th of August, on Tuesday Night, (I board in the House with him.) He look'd very dull, and told me his Cash came considerably short. I said, Are you sure that you have lost it; he said
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<interp inst="t17460903-10-person134" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) What do you know of this Affair ?</p>
<persName id="t17460903-10-person135"> Elizabeth Marshall
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<interp inst="t17460903-10-person135" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I follow'd her down Stairs before I could get Courage to take her Pocket; but at last I did take it, and there I found the two Pieces of Money that were mark'd, and she fell a crying, and begg'd I would shew her Money, and she would confess every Thing that she had done.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-10-person136"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-10-person136" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> ( to the Prisoner) Would you ask this Witness any Questions.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What I said to you was only in a Fright; the Money you had of me was my own, what I borrow'd to buy a Gown; I am innocent of what my Mistress charges me with.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-11-person142" type="given" value="Benjamin"/>
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<p>Finch. On Monday the 25th of July I was going out in the Evening; my other Servant,
<persName id="t17460903-11-person143"> John Wilson
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<interp inst="t17460903-11-person143" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , told me he saw some of my Goods conceal'd in a Cellar: So I went down into the Cellar, and saw them between the Ceiling and the Boards, but did not take any Notice of it that Night, but went to consult some Friends how I should act. I sent the Prisoner out the next Morning and then tax'd the Maid with it, as they were pretty great; and then I call'd all three before me, and said, One of you must be the Aggressor; come, Thomas, let me look in your Trunk; he said, with all his Heart; and there I found the Piece of Scarlet Cloth mention'd in the Indictment; upon which he confess'd the other Things.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say then ?</p>
<p>Finch. That he took the other Things: I ask'd him for what Use he took them; and he said, to wear. Then I said, it is not agreeable to your Character in Life, it would but expose you.</p>
<p>Q. What were those Things between the Board and the Ceiling ?</p>
<p>Finch. There was five Yards of Genoa Velvet, and two Yards and Half of Black Silk. After that I question'd him about the Watch he had bought; and he then confess'd he had taken a Guinea and a Half in Gold out of my Tiln, and in all about five Pounds.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-11-person144"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person144" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person144" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner) Will you ask the Gentleman any Questions ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No, Sir.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-11-person145"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person145" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<persName id="t17460903-11-person146"> Isaac Mallison
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person146" type="surname" value="Mallison"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person146" type="given" value="Isaac"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person146" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What have you to say to this Affair ?</p>
<p>Mallison. I was there when the Cloth was taken out of the Trunk, and when the Prisoner confess'd it: He acknowledg'd he had cut that off, and likewise what Mr. Finch has mention'd, and that he had taken about five Pounds in Money.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say any thing about Money ?</p>
<p>Mallison. Yes, Sir, to the Amount of about five Pounds; with Part of which he bought a Watch.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any thing more to say?</p>
<p>Mallison. Nothing material.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention any particular Pieces?</p>
<p>Mallison. A Guinea and Half at one Time, which he took out of the Desk, which was in order to pay for the Watch.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-11-person147"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-11-person147" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<p>Prisoner. That it is entirely false and groundless.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any Evidences?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No; I trust to God and the Justice and Equity of this Court.</p>
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person151"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person152" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) Do you know the Prisoner at the Bar; have you any thing to lay to his Charge?</p>
<p>Tayler. I am the Man that had my Glasses stole; I advertis'd one Glass five Weeks ago.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030014"/>Q. What Glass was it?</p>
<p>Tayler. A Machine Glass for Coaches. This Day five Weeks one Ward came to me and ask'd me if I had lost any Glasses, he said he had four brought to him; he ask'd me if I could swear to them; I said not, but my Man could: These four Glasses were brought to him by the Prisoner at the Bar.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know these were your Glasses? I ask you whether you know, from your own Knowledge, that you can swear to these Glasses?</p>
<p>Tayler. I can swear to one of the four, because I bought it myself.</p>
<p>Q. Were they in Frames, or out of Frames?</p>
<p>Tayler. They are for Coaches or Chariots.</p>
<p>Q. Why are you sure to that one?</p>
<p>Tayler. Because I had a Mark upon it that I knew.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you lose that Glass from?</p>
<p>Tayler. Out of my Shop, my Lord, the Prisoner work'd for me.</p>
<p>Q. When did you lose them?</p>
<p>Tayler. The 1st of August I believe I took the Man up.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person153"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person153" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person153" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Mr. Tayler by the Council for the Prisoner.) Mr. Tayler, be so good as to tell me how long this Man had work'd for you?</p>
<p>Tayler. I believe he had work'd for me a Year and half.</p>
<p>Q. Pray, Sir, have you a Nephew transacts Business for you?</p>
<p>Tayler. Yes he does; one
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) Do you know the Prisoner at the Bar? What is it you have to say against him, with respect to the Crime laid to his Charge?</p>
<p>Ward. He brought these four Glasses to me and offer'd them to Sale; he brought some before, which I bought; he brought them the 30th Day of July; they are Glasses for Coach Doors.</p>
<p>Q. What is your Business?</p>
<p>Ward. Mine is Glass Business, and Gilding besides.</p>
<p>Q. When he brought them to you what did he bring them for?</p>
<p>Ward. He brought them to sell to me; he had brought some to me before, which I had bought; the first of his coming to me was the 26th of July.</p>
<p>Q. Did you buy any of them?</p>
<p>Ward. Yes, my Lord, I bought six of them, three on the 26th of July, and three more on the 28th or 29th, I can't tell which.</p>
<p>Q. Did he offer any on the 30th of July?</p>
<p>Ward. On the 30th he brought three more; then I saw that those Glasses had never been in the Glew of the Coach; those I bought before were old, so that I could not suspect them; but who I saw these to be new Glasses I agreed with him for a Price for them, and said, call again, Mr. Harrison, about Two o'Clock in the Afternoon and I shall be ready for you; I then went about to the Trade: I took a Receipt in the Name of
<persName id="t17460903-12-person157"> John Harrison
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , because I had a Suspicion of their being stolen; then I went about the Trade to enquire whether they knew of any such Man; I went first to Clerkenwell, and from thence to Mr. Tayler's, who said Harrison was his Journeyman; then he asked me whether I had read an Advertisement he had put out the Day before; I said that I never saw any News till about Three o'Clock in the Afternoon; Mr. Tayler had offer'd ten Guineas Reward for the Glasses: I told him I had three Pieces for Glass that I suspected were stolen, whereupon he desir'd to see them, and after he had so done, requested that his Journeyman might look at them, I told him he might and welcome, that I never secrered any Goods. One Mr. Hall came along with him to see them.</p>
<p>Q. When was that?</p>
<p>Ward. The Day the Rebels were hang'd; I think the 30th of July. I shew'd them the four Glasses which were produced in Court.</p>
<p>Q. Had you all those four Glasses from the Prisoner ?</p>
<p>Ward. Yes. When Mr. Tayler saw them he could not be positive they were his; but desir'd his Journeyman might see them, who came down accordingly; but neither of them would swear to the particular Marks of the Glasses, except one of them.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know which of the four it was?</p>
<p>Ward. I cannot say my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. What follow'd after that?</p>
<p>Ward. Mr. Tayler sent down his Man to know whether the Prisoner had been with me; if not, he desir'd I would stop him when he came; but he had been with me, and I said to him, Mr. Harrison, I have a great Suspicion that you have not come honestly by these Goods; I'll stop them; he said very well, I will bring you Proof I have come by them honestly: Then Mr. Tayler sent for me to the Sun-Tavern in Holbourn, to know whether I had stopp'd him; I told him he had been there before he sent down to me, that I had not stopp'd him, but the Goods. I told him they might belong to other People as well as to him, and that I would advertise them, which I accordingly
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030015"/> did, and the Advertisement was read in Court, viz. Stopped yesterday, four Coach-Door Glasses, supposed to be stolen; whoever applies to
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<p>Court. You mentioned before, that the Prisoner said he would bring People to prove he came honestly by them; did he come again?</p>
<p>Ward. Never any more; about two Days after I was sent for to him before Sir
<persName id="t17460903-12-person159"> Thomas De Veil
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<p>Q. Did he say any Thing before Sir
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<p>Ward. No further than that Mr. Tayler's Kinsman gave him the Goods to sell for him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he name his Name ?</p>
<p>Ward. I can't take upon me to say whether he did or no.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person162"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person163" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What do you know of the Prisoner at the Bar or the Fact ?</p>
<p>Horn. I was at Mr. Tayler's on Tuesday the 29th of July, and he was saying he had lost a Glass; we were at the Queen's-Head-Tavern, and I persuaded him to advertise this Glass. The next Day I went to Mr. Tayler's and Mr. Ward came in at the same Time; he said he had stopp'd four Glasses that he believed to belong to Mr. Tayler: Mr. Tayler was very cautious, he would not swear to them, and I persuaded him to send his Servant. Some Time after this I went along with him and Mr. Ward and he pull'd out a Receipt of John Harrison's of 3 l. 15 s. I saw one Glass that I could swear I sold to Mr. Tayler for 2 l. 6 s. one was a Looking-Glass.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person164"> Q.
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person165"> John Austin
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person165" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What is your Business?</p>
<p>Austin. I am a Glass-grinder to Mr. Tayler.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you leave this Glass?</p>
<p>Austin. In the Fore Shop.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see the Glass again?</p>
<p>Austin. We heard that Mr. Bonnet had bought it of Mr. Ward; I said to Mr. Bonnet, if it is my Master's Glass it is rubb'd at the Crop Corner End; Bonnet said he bought it of Ward, and he sent to him to fetch it again, as it was stolen Goods.</p>
<p>Bonnet. I bought the Glass of Mr. Ward; I gave 40 s. for it.</p>
<p>Q. When.</p>
<p>Bonnet. I can't say; but I think it was the Beginning of August.</p>
<p>Q. What became of that Glass?</p>
<p>Bonnet. I return'd it to Mr. Ward again, because Mr. Tayler's People said it was their Master's.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person166"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person166" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person166" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Ward) Do you know any Thing of this Glass you sold to Mr. Bonnet.</p>
<p>Ward. Yes, my Lord. I bought it of Harrison, the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please to ask Mr. Austin how he can speak to this Glass so particularly.</p>
<p>Austin. Because it has such a particular Mark that there is not one in a Thousand like it; I went to look on these Glasses but could not swear to them; but this Glass I could speak to, one Side of it being plain, and on the other there is a Roughness, &c.</p>
<p>Jury. I understood that the Prisoner own'd the Glasses, but that he had them of Mr. Tayler's Nephew ?</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person167"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person167" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person168"> William Heritage
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person168" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person168" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What are you.</p>
<p>Heritage. I have been a Journeyman to Mr. Tayler almost eight Years.</p>
<p>Q. Is there any Glass here you can swear to?</p>
<p>Heritage. Yes.</p>
<p>[The Evidence Heritage swore to three out of the four, and that he put a Diamond to them.]</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person169"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person169" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person169" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) Would you ask him any Questions ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please to ask him what particular Mark he can swear to the three by, and not to the fourth ?</p>
<p>Heritage. A Flaw on the contrary Side, and a particular Mark at the Corner of the other.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Would you ask him whether he never saw such a Fault in a Glass before?</p>
<p>Heritage. Not in the particular Place where that is.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you my Lord to ask him how long he work'd those Glasses for Mr. Tayler ?</p>
<p>Heritage. It might be about a Fortnight before they were clandestinely taken out of my Master's Shop.</p>
<p>Q. How long from this Time?</p>
<p>Heritage. About six or seven Weeks.</p>
<p>Q. Was this the Glass you work'd at Mr. Tayler's.</p>
<p>Heritage. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know they were not sold?</p>
<p>Heritage. Not by Mr. Tayler; for they were not fram'd.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person170"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person170" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person170" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) What have you to say in your Defence?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Please you, my Lord, it is a malicious Prosecution; Mr. Tayler's Nephew knows that I had all these Glasses from him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person172" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say in behalf of the Prisoner? Do you know Mr. Brown?</p>
<p>Thompson. I have seen him once or twice.</p>
<p>Q. Was he in Company with
<persName id="t17460903-12-person173"> John Harrison
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ?</p>
<p>Thompson. He was in Company with John Harrison at one Mr. Quee; I went down to my Officer to throw up my Pay, that I might get to work; I saw there the Prisoner at the Bar drinking alone; he said to me, Mr. Thompson, how do you do? By and by in comes this Man, (pointing to Mr. Brown) and Harrison the Prisoner said to him, What do you mean by throwing such a Scandal upon me by bringing Glass to my Wife? she has been taken up upon that Account; but, said Brown, did not I get her discharg'd ? Brown told him, that if he did not get out of the Way he would deny it; and offer'd him some Money.</p>
<p>Q. What did Harrison say to him when Brown advis'd him to go out of the Way?</p>
<p>Thompson. He said he would not go out of the Way.</p>
<p>Q. What Money did he offer him?</p>
<p>Thompson. I can't tell the Sum; I heard him say he would give him Money; but what it was I cannot tell.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Thompson. About three Quarters of a Year.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person174" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Eleanor Hall.) Do you know the Prisoner and Mr. Brown? Tell us what you heard pass.</p>
<p>Hall. I went to see Mrs. Harrison the Day after St. James's Day, the 26th of July; she was very ill, and desir'd me to stay and drink a Dish of Tea: While I sat there Mr. Brown came up with three Glasses under his Arm, and ask'd if Mr. Harrison was within; he said, lay these Glasses by, Mr. Harrison don't go out, I shall call by and by. In about an Hour after he brought four more of a larger Size, and desir'd they might be laid by. The Tuesday following I went to see Mrs. Harrison, as she was so ill. Mr. Brown came up the same Morning, and said to Mr. Harrison, go do down to Mr. Ward's in Holbourn with these three Glasses, and get what Money you can for them.</p>
<p>Q. Did he take the three Glasses?</p>
<p>Hall. Yes, he took them and went down with them.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing more?</p>
<p>Hall. Mr. Harrison return'd again in about an Hour; I saw no more of Mr. Brown till about Three o'Clock.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you see Brown?</p>
<p>Hall. I staid with Mrs. Harrison all the Time; about Three o'Clock Mr. Brown came again, and he ask'd him what Money he got for them. Harrison said, what I have you shall have, and put his Hand in his Pocket and took out three Guineas in Gold, four Half-Crowns and two Shillings, and said he had given a Receipt to Alard; then Brown said he must go with the other Glasses To-morrow Mornin g.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live, Mrs. Hall?</p>
<p>Hall. I live in Queen-Street.</p>
<p>Q. Are you a House-Keeper ?</p>
<p>Hall. No, Sir, I am a Lodger; I am a Woman that follows Washing and Scouring.</p>
<p>Q. If you are a poor Woman, how could you waste three or four Hours to make a Visit ?</p>
<p>Hall. I don't go out every Day; but when I hear of a Friend's being ill and in Distress I go to see them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person176" type="given" value="Katherine"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person176" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) Do you know the Prisoner,
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<p>Spence. I am a Woman that sometimes get my Bread in the Streets and sometimes at home; as I was coming from Clare-Market with Goods I met with my Baker; he said, how do you do, Mrs. Spence, have you got any Money for me? I said, my Husband is not come from the Pay-Table, but I will give you what Money I have, which was about five Shillings; so he ask'd me to go in and drink; the Prisoner at the Bar was standing by, and bought a Half-penny worth of Plumbs of me; he lives at the Tea Cannister; the Man brought a Pint of Beer to my Barrow, the next Door but one to the Place where Mr. Harrison lives; while I was drinking Brown came and brought four Glasses under his Arm: Says Harrison, What must I do with them? Brown says, take them to your Lodgings and I will tell you what you shall do with them on Wednesday. That is all I know of the Affair, good or bad.</p>
<p>Q. What is your Husband?</p>
<p>Spence. A Bricklayer; we live in a House of eleven Pounds a Year.</p>
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person179"> George Weaver
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person179" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) Where do you live, and what is your Business?</p>
<p>Weaver. I am a Glass-grinder; I live in Parker's Lane, near Drury-Lane, Queen-Street.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Weaver. About three Years; when he first came to Town he serv'd me for a whole Year, the Year before he went to Mr. Tayler's; he was a very
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030017"/> sober, careful industrious Man; I never heard any Harm of him.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person180"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person180" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person181"> Daniel Long
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person181" type="given" value="Daniel"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) Where do you live?</p>
<p>Long. In Parker's Lane; I have liv'd nineteen Years in one House, just facing the House where Mr. Harrison works; I have known him a Year and a Half, and never heard any Harm of the Man in my Life.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person182"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person182" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person183"> William More
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person183" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) Where do you live?</p>
<p>More. In Drury-Lane; my Business is a Gold and Silver Lace Weaver; I work'd for the King's Lace-man, but now for Mr. Hul at Charing-cross, and I tell you, Gentlemen, I never heard a Word amiss in his Character in my Life.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person184"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person184" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person184" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Frances Mitchell.) Where do you live?</p>
<p>Mitchell. In St. Giles's.</p>
<p>Q. What Character has the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Mitchell. He lodg'd in my House Half a Year, and I never heard any Ill of the Man in my Life; he was as Pains-taking a Man as ever I knew in my Life.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-12-person185"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person185" type="given" value="Q."/>
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<persName id="t17460903-12-person186"> Walter Murphey
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<interp inst="t17460903-12-person186" type="given" value="Walter"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-12-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) How long have you known the Prisoner and Mr. Brown?</p>
<p>Murphey. Mr. Brown came to my House; his Business was with Mr. Harrison; he desired that he would go away, for his Uncle had miss'd some Glass, and he would take him up.</p>
<p>Q. What is your Business?</p>
<p>Murphey. I am a Marshal's-Court-Officer.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Murphey. A Day or two before he was taken.</p>
<p>Q. Where was this that Brown came?</p>
<p>Murphey. At the Bull in Peter's-Street, Clare-Market.</p>
<p>Q. When he came there, who did he ask for?</p>
<p>Murphey. He ask'd for Harrison; he said his Business was with him, for to go out of the Way, because his Uncle had miss'd some Glass, &c.</p>
<p>Q. What did he tell you?</p>
<p>Murphey. He told me, if Harrison did not go out of the Way, his Uncle would take him up. The Friday following Harrison was taken to the Gatehouse; on Saturday following Brown came to that House again; he said, I advised him to go away, now the Villian has brought my Name in Question, I'll spend an hundred Pounds to have him hang'd for making use of my Name.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you known Mr. Brown?</p>
<p>Murphey. Not above two or three Days; he spoke to me at the same time to advise Harrison to go away.</p>
<p>Court. Has the Prosecutor any thing to say by Way of Answer to this ?</p>
<p>Tayler. Please you, my Lord, Brown is my Nephew, my Wife is her Aunt; I trust him with thousands of Pounds, &c.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-13-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar ?</p>
<p>Morris. She came into my House one Night with a Man; they came as Man and Wife, and ask'd for Lodging.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Morris. In
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<p>Q. What have you to say to the Prisoner ?</p>
<p>Morris. She ask'd if her and her Husband might have a Lodging.</p>
<p>Q. When did she come?</p>
<p>Morris. The 13th of July last.</p>
<p>Q. What was your Answer?</p>
<p>Morris. I told her I had; immediately they order'd a Candle and went to Bed; they did not stay a Quarter of an Hour; they hired one Pair of Stairs backwards; they hired it for no time but that Night. He that she call'd her Husband was along with her; so that I went to Bed, and made all fast.</p>
<p>Q. What then ?</p>
<p>Morris. After they had been in Bed and put out the Candle, I goes to Bed about Twelve o'Clock.</p>
<p>Q. When did they go to Bed ?</p>
<p>Morris. About Eight or Nine.</p>
<p>Q. What then?</p>
<p>Morris. So about Break of Day the Man knocks at my Room Door, where I lay; then I got out of Bed, and he told me he had lost his Waistcoat, his Watch and Money. How can that be, said I; why, there is none could come in there? I ask'd him how he lost it? He said, the Woman was gone that came along with him as his Wife.</p>
<p>Court. So he lodg'd in your House that Night.</p>
<p>Morris. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Who took the Lodgings?</p>
<p>Morris. She took the Lodgings.</p>
<p>Q. Was he by; did he say any thing at all to the contrary.</p>
<p>Morris. No, he said nothing at all to the contrary. When he told me that he was robb'd, I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030018"/> said, how can that be, I had made every Place of the House secure. So I immediately got up. He said, the Woman is gone from me; I said, I thought she told me last Night that she was your Wife. So I gets up, thinking I should find her in some of the Rooms of the House. When I went down Stairs, I found the Shop secure, and the Back-Door secure, every Place secure, except the Yard-Door; that I left bolted when I went to Bed; so when I went down, I found the Door half shut and half open; then I went into the Yard, and I found the Track of Dirt from her Shoes on my Water-Tub; so I went into the Yard of an empty House, and some of the Threads of her Stockings stuck upon the Pales, and I found that Yard-Door broke open; that Yard-Door went into an Alley. About Ten o'Clock she was found.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any thing upon her ?</p>
<p>Morris. Yes, we found something that belong'd to the Watch.</p>
<p>Q. How far did you find her from you?</p>
<p>Morris. She had made her Escape from me; she was brought before Sir Thomas, and there I saw her.</p>
<p>Q. What was the Thing that you found upon her that belong'd to the Watch.</p>
<p>Morris. An Ear-drop, it was found in her Bosom. Whilst I was hunting after her, my Maid-servant, going up to make the Bed, found the Waistcoat, ripp'd at the Top, where Davis had put his Watch and Money.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sensible this is the Man that came in with that Woman as his Wife?</p>
<p>Morris. This
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<p>Court. Well, in Point of Law, a Woman can't steal Things from her Husband.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say that he was not her Husband?</p>
<p>Morris. He did not.</p>
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<p>Davis. What I have to say, please you, my Lord, I was going home from the House of Call; at the End of Long-Acre I met this Woman, the Prisoner; she ask'd me to treat her; I said, Woman, if I go to bed with you I will give you something: She said, Will you go to a Publick-House by, or to my own Lodgings? I said, I will go to your Lodgings, if you lodge by here; and went to Mr. Morris's, (here present) and had something to drink, and I paid for it; then we went up one Pair of Stairs, and she went down again for a Pint of Small-Beer; in the mean Time I pull'd my Cloaths off my Back, and put my Money and Watch, and other Materials belonging to it, in the Lining of my Waistcoat, and I went to bed with her. When I awak'd in the Morning, my Waistcoat, and all that I put in it, was gone.</p>
<p>Q. What was your Waistcoat?</p>
<p>Davis. Damask.</p>
<p>Q. What your Watch?</p>
<p>Davis. A Silver Watch, with a Silver Chain, and nineteen Shillings in Money: Also, I put a Pair of Silver Buckles, and an Ear-drop that was hanging to the Chain of my Watch.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with your Waistcoat?</p>
<p>Davis. The Waistcoat was in my Coat, left on the Chair at-the Bedside.</p>
<p>Court. Then she went to-bed with you.</p>
<p>Davis. I went to-bed, and she came to-bed to me.</p>
<p>Q. When you awak'd in the Morning, what then?</p>
<p>Davis. I miss'd the Woman, the Waistcoat, and all that I put in it. I went down Stairs, seeking for a Place to get out, but found none; I then knock'd on the Floor, and found a Man and Woman lying together; I apply'd to the Landlord to let me have my Things, for God's Sake, and said I was ruin'd, and must not shew my Face any more; said he, I will do my Endeavour to get your Waistcoat again.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get your Watch or Money again?</p>
<p>Davis (answering very mournfully) No, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to indict her for stealing your Waistcoat, when she left that, and it was produced before the Justice?</p>
<p>Davis. I don't know how that came.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any thing more against her?</p>
<p>Davis. She was the only Person that carried me into the House. The Door was fasten'd when we went to bed, by setting a big Chair against it.</p>
<p>Court. Then that was the only Fastening the Door had, the Chair put against it.</p>
<p>Davis. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the Ear-drop ?</p>
<p>Davis. This is the very Thing.</p>
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<p>King. My Husband being a Constable a Warrant was brought to me; I was desir'd to go before Sir
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<p>Morgan. I know nothing more of it, than that the Justice order'd me to go to Mr. Morris and fetch the Waistcoat, and desir'd me to keep it till the Trial: The Waistcoat was produced, with the Lining ripp'd by the Prosecutor to secure his Watch and Money, &c. and the Woman's rip at the Bottom to get it out.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He was with me last Sunday se'nnight; he said then, that he would not appear against me. He knew that he had the Watch afterwards, spent eight Pence upon me, and said he would not hurt me, and would fain have gone to-bed there at Clerkenwell.</p>
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<persName id="t17460903-18-person224"> Q.
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<p>Burk. On the 18th of July the Prisoner came into my House, and call'd for a Pint of Beer ( at the Two Chairs the Corner of
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<p>Q. Did you see the Tankard after they were gone?</p>
<p>Burk. When I came to my Wife, I ask'd her if she had taken the Tankard; she said, No: She said Yes, at first.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the Tankard after the two People had drank ?</p>
<p>Burk. I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go backwards to carry any Thing?</p>
<p>Burk. I went out of the House to carry a Pot of Beer; when I came in again I miss'd the Tankard.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Prisoner at your House when the Tankard was miss'd.</p>
<p>Burk. I know he took it away with him.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find your Tankard again?</p>
<p>Burk. I found it under his Head in the Bed.</p>
<p>Q. Where did the Prisoner lodge?</p>
<p>Burk. He lodg'd in Robin Hood's Court in the Strand.</p>
<p>[The Prisoner was a Foreigner, therefore answer'd by an Interpreter.]</p>
<p>Court. Mr. Interpreter, tell the Prisoner at the Bar, what this Witness has sworn, that he was at his House the 18th of July; that he took away a Tankard from thence; that they went to his Lodgings and found him in Bed with the Tankard under his Head: Now ask him what Questions he would ask Mr. Burk ?</p>
<p>Interpreter. He has no Question to ask but for Mercy.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-18-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The same Evening Mr. Burk brought me a Search Warrant, I went along with him to this Man's Lodgings, where we found nothing; after that I desir'd him to get out of his Bed, so between the Bed and the Sacking was found the Tankard.</p>
<p>Interpreter. He has nothing to say but that he begs for Mercy, and that he was drunk. Gentlemen, he tells you he is
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<interp inst="t17460903-19-person232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . What have you to charge the Prisoner at the Bar with ?</p>
<p>Fryer. She came the 6th of last Month to our Shop at
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<p>Q. Was she acquainted with your Shop at all?</p>
<p>Fryer. She has been at the Shop two or three Times; we have two or three Memorandums that we can prove she stole Stockings before.</p>
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<p>Spink. This Man following the young Woman, and overtaking of her, I was sent for; when these Stockings were brought to me, they were a little wet. When she was brought before my Lord Mayor, he said are you not a fine Lady to go into a Tradesman's Shop without Money.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-19-person235" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner) What have you to say in your Defence? or have you any Witnesses?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have none at present.</p>
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<p>Powel. She came to my Shop on the 21st of July.</p>
<p>Q. What Shop do you keep?</p>
<p>Powel. A Pawnbroker's.</p>
<p>Q. What Time did she come?</p>
<p>Powel. Between Nine and Ten o'Clock: She ask'd for a Linnen Handkerchief, so I reach'd down all my Handkerchief, and there was none to be found in her Name. Then she told me that she wanted a Saucepan that was had for Sixpence; I told her I had no such Thing in my House, but I said to satisfy her I would look; while I went backward to look, (it might be about ten Minutes) as soon as I return'd into the Shop, I saw her going out with that Bundle of Handkerchiefs I took upon her.</p>
<p>Q. Where is the Bundle ?</p>
<p>Powel. The Officer has it. I carried her to the Watch house.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-20-person242" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) Would you have the Witness ask'd any Questions ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I don't chuse to take my Trial 'till my Things are deliver'd to me.</p>
<p>Q. What Things? To have her Things deliver'd to you?</p>
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<p>Duke. I am Headborough.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any Thing at all of the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Duke. The Prisoner was brought to the Watch-house by Mrs. Powel the 21st of July; Mrs. Powel desir'd I would take Notice what Things she had upon her.</p>
<p>Q. Was the Bundle open'd ?</p>
<p>Duke. I took the Things one by one by the Desire of Mrs. Powel.</p>
<p>Q. Did Mrs. Powel lay Claim to them?</p>
<p>Duke. Mrs. Powel laid Claim to them all.</p>
<p>Q. What did the Prisoner say ?</p>
<p>Duke. Not one Word, my Lord.</p>
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<persName id="t17460903-23-person255"> Q.
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<persName id="t17460903-23-person256"> Alexander Denker
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar.</p>
<p>Denker. In the Place call'd
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17460903-23-off84 t17460903-23-crimeloc82"/> I lost a Silver Watch.</p>
<p>Q. When was that?</p>
<p>Denker. Between Eight and Nine o'clock on Sunday Night.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any Thing to the Watch?</p>
<p>Denker. A Seal set in Silver and a Key.</p>
<p>Q. Whose Watch was it?</p>
<p>Denker. It was my own.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to lose it?</p>
<p>Denker. When I came into the Passage there was a pretty great Crowd, and I was in a manner pinnion'd up.</p>
<p>Q. When did you look upon your Watch before?</p>
<p>Denker. Just before I put my Hand upon my Fob and saw the String of my Watch.</p>
<p>Q. How long after did you miss it?</p>
<p>Denker. In less than eight Minutes time; that Woman (
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person257" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) declar'd upon her Oath she saw that Man (the Prisoner) take it out of my Pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember seeing the Prisoner in the Crowd?</p>
<p>Denker. I remember seeing a Man of his Size; but I will not swear that he is the same Person.</p>
<p>Q. What Justice was you before.</p>
<p>Denker Justice De Veil.</p>
<p>Q. When was it that you was before Sir Thomas?</p>
<p>Denker. On Monday, at Eleven o'clock, I was last before Sir
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<p>Q. When.</p>
<p>Denker. It was on Friday, when the Advertisement was put out that any Person who had lost a Watch might there see the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Court. Then you went to the Gatehouse ?</p>
<p>Denker. Yes, I went to the Gatehouse, to the Woman that saw the Prisoner take the Watch out of my Pocket; when I got there I ask'd for the Prisoner that had been committed by Sir
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<persName id="t17460903-23-person260"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person260" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person260" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) Will you ask this Witness any Questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. My Lord, ask him if on Friday last in the Evening he did not come to Clerkenwell.</p>
<p>Denker. I was there, my Lord, and I ask'd which was the Pickpocket that Sir Thomas had committed; Jones told me that he (the Prisoner) was the Man.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This Witness told me that he was the Person who had lost his Watch, and that if I would give it him again no more should come of it. My Lord, he said it was that Day se'nnight when he lost it.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person261"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person261" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person261" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to Denker.) Did you say it was the Friday before that you lost the Watch?</p>
<p>Denker. I said the 3d Day of August.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030023"/>Court. Then you did not say it was the Friday before?</p>
<p>Denker. I did not, upon my Oath.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person262"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person263" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar ? Do you know him ?</p>
<p>Morral. I have known him for five Months.</p>
<p>Q. What do you know of him ?</p>
<p>Morral. I know him to be a noted Thief and a Pickpocket.</p>
<p>Q. What have you to say to the particular Fact for which he is indicted ?</p>
<p>Morral. I saw him rob the Man that was here but now (Denker) of his Watch.</p>
<p>Q. When was it that you saw the Prisoner take the Watch from Mr. Denker?</p>
<p>Morral. It was last Sunday was a Month; he took it from him in the Passage to St. James's-Park, call'd Spring-Garden Passage; and he had seven more that Night: He gave it to his Wife, and she gave it to me.</p>
<p>Q. Upon what Occasion was you there?</p>
<p>Morral. I was a Servant to this Man and his Wife; I went a thieving as well as himself.</p>
<p>Q. Who was there besides ?</p>
<p>Morral. One
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<p>Q. Well, what became of it afterwards?</p>
<p>Morral. They took it from me at the King's Arms Tavern on Ludgate-Hill; that is the House they used to go to; the Man that keeps the House has but one Eye.</p>
<p>Q. Who went to the King's Arms Tavern ?</p>
<p>Morral. This Man and his Wife.</p>
<p>Court. Then you saw the Prisoner at the Bar take the Watch?</p>
<p>Morral. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What Watch was it?</p>
<p>Morral. A Silver Watch with an all green Riband, a Silver Seal and a Key to it; and two more that had no Seals to them, which I had in my Custody.</p>
<p>Q. When did you make this Discovery?</p>
<p>Morral. On Thursday se'nnight.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to make it?</p>
<p>Morral. I went of my own Accord before Sir
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<p>Q. After you had made the Discovery what became of you then?</p>
<p>Morral. Sir Thomas order'd me to be sent to the Gatehouse for an Evidence.</p>
<p>Council for the Prisoner. I would desire to know how she came to be so particular with regard to this Watch ?</p>
<p>Morral. Because I had three Watches in my Custody the same Night.</p>
<p>Council. Pray how came you to make this Discovery at all; or how came you not to do it sooner? had you any Quarrel with the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Morral. I did not abuse to go any longer with the Clan.</p>
<p>Council. How long have you been in the Clan ?</p>
<p>Morral. Three Months, going on sour.</p>
<p>Council. I with you had left them sooner. I would ask you how you came to make it at that particular Time?</p>
<p>Morral. I did not care to go on in that Course of Lase any longer.</p>
<p>Council. How came you to be so particular as to Denker? When he came to the Gatehouse, did he speak to you first, or you to him ?</p>
<p>Morral. I spoke to him first.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person266"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person266" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person266" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to - Denker) You lost a Watch, What was to it?</p>
<p>Denker. A green Ribband.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a new one ?</p>
<p>Denker. It was an old one, very much soil'd.</p>
<p>Q. Pray, when you went to the Gatehouse, did the Woman speak to you first, or you to the Woman ?</p>
<p>Denker. The Woman spoke to me first.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person267"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person267" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person267" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner) What have you to say in your Defence ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. This Woman I had no Acquaintance with; she was an Acquaintance of my Wife's. I am lately come from Lisbon. I married my Wife in the Commons of England in April last; she and this Woman sell our; she stole her Hoop-petticoat, and when she found her she bear her. Please you, my Lord, she also said, before Sir
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<p>Morral. I did not say any such Thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's Clerk being present reply'd to the Prisoner.] Mr. Pagon, this was nor upon that Aft; that is a Thing that happen'd since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person271" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) What have you to say of the Prisoner ?</p>
<p>Copeland. I work'd for the Prisoner's Wife.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know of any Quarrel between this Woman and the Prisoner's Wife?</p>
<p>Copeland. There has been no Quarrel as I know of.</p>
<p>Smith. The Evidence said she was a Servant of the Prisoner's.</p>
<p>Copeland. I have work'd these four Months for the Prisoner's Wife, and I know of no Servant that they keep; this Woman used to go backwards and
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030024"/> forwards; I heard of her going away with a Petticoat.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person272"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person273" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person273" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) What are you?</p>
<p>Johnson. I belong to the Maryland Brig.</p>
<p>Q. Are you in the Pay of that Ship now?</p>
<p>Johnson. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What do you know of the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Johnson. I knew him at Lisbon; he was the Master of the St. Philip; I saw the Prisoner there on Shore with English and Dutch Merchants.</p>
<p>Q. How long was this ago?</p>
<p>Johnson. I believe 'tis better than four Months ago, and believe that he is now entitled to a pretty deal of Prize-Money: He always bore the Character of an honest Fellow.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you know him at Lisbon ?</p>
<p>Johnson. I knew him about six Weeks there.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person274"> Q.
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<p>Field. I pick and work Hair. The Prisoner has lately come from Sea; and when he courted and married this Woman he said, when he took his Money he would make her a happy Woman; I never saw any Thing amiss in his Behaviour. He bespoke a Grizzle Wag of my Husband, and he honestly paid for it.</p>
<p>Q. Have you known any thing of him within these two Months ?</p>
<p>Field. I have a Mantua-maker lodges in my House, and she made two Gowns for his Wife.</p>
<p>Q. Is this the Mantua-maker,
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person276" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ?</p>
<p>Field. Yes, she is the Mantua-maker.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know this Woman, (
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<p>Field. I have seen this Woman come to Mr. Pagon and his Wife several Times.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person278" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was a Servant to the Prisoner before he went to Sea, I have known little or nothing of him since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person283" type="given" value="John"/>
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<p>Overy. I was coming thro'
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17460903-23-off84 t17460903-23-crimeloc85"/>, and my little Girl with me; between Spring-Gardens and the Door somebody gave me a Blow over my Breast, then took my Girl out of my Hand, then I lost my Watch.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Overy. Last Sunday was a Month, about Eight o'Clock at Night.</p>
<p>Q. What was the Watch?</p>
<p>Overy. A Silver one.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see or feel your Watch last before you lost it?</p>
<p>Overy. I know I lost it in that Place.</p>
<p>Q. When did you feel for your Watch before ? Can't you tell whether you look'd upon you Watch an Hour before, or what Time ?</p>
<p>Overy. I had it I know a Quarter of an Hour before.</p>
<p>Q. Had you been in any Crowd before ?</p>
<p>Overy. No, Sir.</p>
<p>Q. Who took it from you, do you know?</p>
<p>Overy. No, my Lord.</p>
<persName id="t17460903-23-person284"> Q.
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person284" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-23-person284" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner.) Can you ask this Witness any Question?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I would willingly be inform'd who could put him upon this villainous Prosecution?</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-23-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> .) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Morral. My Lord, coming thro' the Park I saw him take this Watch from the old Man, and the Child out of his Hand.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Morral. Last Sunday was a Month, my Lord; I saw him take the Watch; he gave him a Punch, and then took the Watch; the Child cry'd out, and said, Daddy; and I said, here's your Daddy.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him take it away?</p>
<p>Morral. Yes, at the same time; and he gave it to his Wife, and she gave it to me. When the, Man came into the Gaol, I knew him at once; this is the Man, I don't know his Name.</p>
<p>Q. Upon his coming, did he speak to you first, or you to him?</p>
<p>Morral. I to him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know him again?</p>
<p>Morral. Yes, my Lord, tho' he had different Clothes on.</p>
<p>Q. What did you say to him?</p>
<p>Morral. I ask'd him, whether he did not lose a Watch, an old-fashion'd Watch; he ask'd me how I came to know him; I said, I knew him by his little Girl; and tho' the Girl came to me in a Disguise Yesterday, yet I knew her; he had the Clothes he has on now, a Claret Colour.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask him if he had a Child with him?</p>
<p>Morral. Ask himself, my Lord, whether I did not?</p>
<p>Court. But I now ask you.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030025"/>Morral. Yes, my Lord. My Lord, there was not six Minutes 'till he had three Watches. I said the Child had a white Gown on then.</p>
<p>Q. What became of that Silver Watch?</p>
<p>Morral. What became of it! You put me to a hard Task to know what became of it; I gave it to Pagon's Wife again.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you go afterwards?</p>
<p>Morral. To the King's-Arms Tavern on Ludgate-Hill.</p>
<p>Q. Was this the same Night that Denker's Watch was taken ?</p>
<p>Morral. Yes, the same Night; there were seven Watches that same Night.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any thing more to say?</p>
<p>Morral. Nothing more.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. 'Tis surprizing as she had so many Watches in her Care that she never kept none.</p>
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<p>Overy. Yes, and he told me to go to Bridewell to speak with this Woman.</p>
<p>Q. When was it you went?</p>
<p>Overy. The Monday or Tuesday after I lost my Watch.</p>
<p>Q. When you went to Bridewell, who did you see there? Did you speak to that Woman first, or she to you?</p>
<p>Overy. She said she knew me directly.</p>
<p>Q. What Coat had you on when you went to this Woman in Bridewell?</p>
<p>Overy. A white Coat.</p>
<p>Q. What Coat had you on when you lost your Watch?</p>
<p>Overy. This Coat I have on now.</p>
<p>Q. What was it the Woman told you when you was in Bridewell?</p>
<p>Overy. She told me the Man gave me a Blow, &c.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say any thing to you when your Watch was taken from you of your having any Child with you, or did you mention it to her before?</p>
<p>Overy. No, she mention'd it to me first?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I desire to know when that Woman was committed?</p>
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<p>Walbank. I am the Keeper of Clerkenwell Bridewell.</p>
<p>Prisoner. What I want to ask him is, what Time
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<p>Walbank. To the best of my Remembrance it was last Friday; she was sent first to the Gatehouse as an Evidence.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. My Lord, all that I have to say is, that she is a villainous Woman, and it is a malicious Prosecution.</p>
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<p>Harris. I keep a Publick House, the King's-head in Holbourn.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Harris. I have seen the Prisoner; I have known him since May last.</p>
<p>Q. Have you been intimately acquainted with him? how often may you have seen him?</p>
<p>Harris. It may be twenty Times a Week he may have been in my House, and had a very good Character; the Sailors shew'd him a great deal of Respect. I don't know his Neighbourhood. When he came to my House, the Sailors, and so did the Gentlemen, used him with a great deal of Respect.</p>
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<p>Griffiths. In Horton-Street, the Corner of New-Inn Passage.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Griffiths. I believe, about seven Years.</p>
<p>Q. Have you known him of late Years?</p>
<p>Griffiths. I have seen him several Times since April last.</p>
<p>Q. What has been his general Character?</p>
<p>Griffiths. I never heard any thing bad of it before this; I have been in his Company a great many Times.</p>
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<p>Young. I know him, Sir; I live at home with my Father, who keeps a Pawnbroker's Shop; he has sent some Clothes to my Father to pawn, and came with the Person to take t hem away, and paid for them.</p>
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<p>John Egelston. Please you, my Lord, she came this Day se'nnight to my Master's Shop, Mr. Stratford; she came for a Quarter of a Pound of Plumbs, and whilst I was serving of her, she took these Scales from off the Compter.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see her take them?</p>
<p>Stratford. I did not see her; I stopt her, and said I believe you have something more than your own; she deny'd it at the first, and made very little Defence, but took them from under her Apron, and gave them to me.</p>
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<p>Hallum. Not the further one,
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<p>Q. How do you mean, led you in?</p>
<p>Hallum. They ask'd me to go in, and they gave me something to drink; then they ask'd me to stay all Night: I said I must go home to my Father's House, or I should be lock'd out: I pull'd out my Watch, and it was a little after Eleven o'Clock.</p>
<p>Q. Then they ask'd you to lie there?</p>
<p>Hallum. Yes, my Lord. I pull'd out my Watch, and it was almost Eleven o'Clock; I said I was oblig'd to go home; they said No, no, can't you stay all Night: In a little Time I fell asleep, and laid there all Night.</p>
<p>Q. What then ?</p>
<p>Hallum. Then when I awak'd in the Morning,
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<p>Court. Then you remember your going to Bed?</p>
<p>Hallum. I remember I fell asleep.</p>
<p>Court. Then you did not go into Bed? Did you mean only you laid down upon the Bed?</p>
<p>Hallum. I was not in the Bed.</p>
<p>Q. Were both the People in the Room when you fell asleep?</p>
<p>Hallum. I can't say, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Q. What was
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<p>Hallum. She call'd me little Dog; and ask'd me how I should like to be nabb'd. When I came out of the House I felt for some Bills of Sale I ha in my Pocket, and they were gone.</p>
<p>Q. What is your Business?</p>
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<persName id="t17460903-26-person328"> Q.
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<interp inst="t17460903-26-person329" type="given" value="Hannah"/>
<interp inst="t17460903-26-person329" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ) What have you to say against the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Gaudy. A
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174609030027"/>Q. Well, and has she left it?</p>
<p>Gaudy. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Have you lost any Thing?</p>
<p>Gaudy. Yes, a Pillow, Valens and Head-Cloth, a Laced Mob, a Box-Iron and a Silver Tea-Spoon.</p>
<p>Q. What have you to say against the Prisoner with respect to these Things?</p>
<p>Gaudy. They were taken out of her Lodgings by the Constable. I miss'd some of the Things and told her of them to her Face, but she was disorder'd; I told her she might be in a better Temper in the Morning; and at Three o'Clock in the Morning she went away.</p>
<p>Q. What Time did you meet with her?</p>
<p>Gaudy. I got up about Seven, and about Eleven o'Clock I found her in Old-Street.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to get Intelligence of her?</p>
<p>Gaudy. There was Green, a Soldier with her at my House. I thought she might be there, and a
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<p>Q. Where did she say the Things were?</p>
<p>Gaudy. She said they were pawn'd, the greatest Part of them in Playhouse-Yard.</p>
<p>Q. Did you meet with any of your Things?</p>
<p>Gaudy. Here they are.</p>
<p>[The Goods were produced in Court.]</p>
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<interp inst="t17460903-26-person331" type="given" value="Q."/>
<interp inst="t17460903-26-person331" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> (to the Prisoner) Would you ask this Woman any Questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. There is a Clout mark'd with my Mother's Maiden Name.</p>
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<p>Eggington. I am Headborough; I was sent for to take charge of the Prisoner for stealing these Things; she had taken them out of her Lodgings. when I came she own'd the Fact, and told where they were; I had a Warrant and serch'd Part of them out of Playhouse-Yard, and Part of them out of Old-Street; the Woman own'd there were more Things in Playhouse-Yard, but we could not find them.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Please you my Lord I have nothing to say for myself but must submit to the Mercy of the Court.</p>
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<p>Lyon. I have seen him before; the 19th of June, about four o'Clock in the Morning, I thought I saw him unlocking 'Squire Barber's Door; he was down upon his Knees and looking thro' the Key-Hole; when I saw him I directly ran down Stairs and stepp'd to him; he had got the Escutcheon off the Door; I took the Chisel in his Hand; and he own'd to me that he took an Escutcheon off a Door the Moment before, at the Corner of James-Street: I carried him from thence to the Crown, then we acquainted Mr. Barber's Folks of it before we went before the Justice; we examin'd him before the Constable, and he had 13 of these Brass Escutcheons; we also found a Pick-Lock in his Pocket.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I was a hard working Man and in Liquor.</p>
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<p>Court. Very proper to take off Brass Escutcheons.</p>
<p>Levenston. He work'd with one one Mr. Jones on St. Mary-Hill, as I did; he is a Fellow that will get drunk sometimes.</p>
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<p>Q. What have you to say to the Prisoner at the Bar?</p>
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<p>Keith. When I found the Prisoner at the Bar she had my Cap upon her Head.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find the Prisoner;</p>
<p>Keith. I found her the same Day the Door was broke open.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you meet with her?</p>
<p>Keith. In Broad-Street, and she had got my Cap upon her Head, with the rest of the Goods.</p>
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<p>Keith. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Where is the Cap?</p>
<p>Keith. I have it in my Hand.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Please you my Lord this
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<p>Griffis. My Wife awaken'd me and I follow'd down in my Shirt into the Row.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you overtake her?</p>
<p>Griffis. I overtook her at the End of Southampton-Row; then I seiz'd her and found the Things upon her.</p>
<p>Q. What Things?</p>
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<p>Q. Where were these Goods taken from?</p>
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