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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174712090001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Goal Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX,
<p>HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY,</p>
<p>On WEDNESDAY the 9th, THURSDAY the 10th, and FRIDAY the 11th of December,</p>
<p>In the 21st Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE First SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Rt. Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER I.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1747</p>
<p>[Price Six-Pence.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174712090002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>1.
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<p>Q. Have you found the things again?</p>
<p>Duke. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find them?</p>
<p>Duke I found the hatch and other things by her direction at one Mr Perry's; and the tea-spoon I found was melted down. I bought the pestle and mortar, she had sold: I found them all by her direction. The prisoner was not a servant, but I took her to give her a piece of bread.</p>
<p>Q. to Prisoner. What have you to say? will you ask her any questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No.</p>
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<p>Q. to Prisoner. What do you say for yourself?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I was at Mrs. Duke's and did work for her: I went out on an errand, and I met a young woman with the hatch in her hand, and she desired me to carry it for her, and I helped the other girl to carry it to the gentleman, and he gave her 6 d. and she gave it me; and she was to go to Mr. Perry for the other 6 d.</p>
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<p>Q. to
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<interp inst="t17471209-2-person41" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . There were taken away, a bed-quilt, a blanket, two sheets, a bolster, two pillowbears, a saucepan and cover, a stewpan, a tea-kettle, a looking-glass, a flat iron, &c. a pair of bellows, a table-cloth; all these goods were in her lodgings. I mist the goods in October.</p>
<p>Q. Who had the key of the lodging?</p>
<p>Elby. She had the key: she had a husband, but not at the time when we mist these goods; she left her lodgings, and carried the key away, and I sent after her; she took a lodging by Red-Lion square when I sent to her, and she sent the key; then I examined the lodging, and I mist these goods; after that I saw her the first time in the street, and I askt her for the things, and she said, she would bring them if I would not hurt her; she said she had pawned some of them at Mr. Sayer's in Wild-street, and some in Hart street, and some in the Savoy. We got a search-warrant, and she went with us to the pawnbroker's: we went to Mr. Sayer's first, and there we found the quilt, blanket, &c. then we went to Mr. Crew's in Hart street, and there I found the stew-pan and iron; we found all at these several pawnbrokers, except a tablecloth and two pillowbears, and the stew-pan; the stew-pan was taken out of a lodger's room.</p>
<p>- Sherwood pawnbroker. The prisoner brought to my shop about eleven months ago a tea-kettle and two blankets, and about seven months ago, two sheets; I have known the prisoner seven years, she used to work for a shoemaker, in our neighbourhood: at another time she brought a quilt.</p>
<p>- Parry. I am a pawnbroker. Last June the prisoner brought me a glass, and about two months ago she brought me a stew-pan, and at the same time a flat iron.</p>
<p>Q. What have you to say for yourself?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I did it in my husband's time, I did not intend to wrong them of the goods: I intended to bring them again, and it was out of mere necessity.</p>
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<p>3.
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<p>Q. to Lerttia Pearco. Do you know the prisoner?</p>
<p>Pearce. Yes, Sir, she came backwards and forwards to assist me; and about the 11th of September last I mist the goods; I lodged at one Mr. Jones's in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17471209-3-off9 t17471209-3-crimeloc11"/>, I lost two checkt aprons, a silk handkerchief, a holland shirt and a shift. The goods were in different places in my lodging, I know it must be the prisoner, for there was no body else there; the apron was taken off her side, I found nothing else upon her, I took her up, and had her before Justice Burdus.</p>
<p>The prisoner swore she borrowed the apron of the witness.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>4.
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<interp inst="t17471209-4-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On saturday afternoon, near five o'Clock, I saw the prisoner take the board: I was within two doors of the place from whence he took it; by the light of the shop, I could see him very plainly : I let him alone till he brought it towards us; we let him pass us, and when he saw us pursuing him, he dropt it, and run down Villar-street.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>5.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17471209-5-off20 t17471209-5-crimeloc22"/>; I am a cloth scourer. On saturday the 24th of October I had in my shop a dozen coats to scour, and this man enter'd my shop and stole these cloaths; they are the property of
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<p>
<persName id="t17471209-5-person59"> Elizabeth Sash
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<interp inst="t17471209-5-person59" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live opposite Mr. Stone's, and I saw the prisoner and another about the street, I had a suspicion of him: I saw him go into Mr. Stone's, and he brought three coats on his arm, and dropt one before he came out of the house; when I called to him and pursued him, he dropt the coats upon the step of an empty house: Mrs. Stone sent her boy to take up the coats, the mean time she lay'd hold of the prisoner, and carried him into her own house; he was lurking about the street an hour and a half before he did the fact.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>6.
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<persName id="t17471209-6-person65"> Roger Baston
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17471209-6-off26 t17471209-6-crimeloc28"/>. On Monday the 9th of November I lost a pair of stockings from off my compter, she lookt over several stockings; I mist this pair and went after her; and found them between two fish baskets, which she brought with her into the shop.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17471209-6-person66"> Mary Haddock
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<p>The Prisoner in her defence said, she believed they were dropt into her basket.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>7, 8, 9.
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17471209-7-defend72 t17471209-7-deflabel35"/>s came into my shop, and stole this wigg as it hung upon the irons.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17471209-7-person76"> Hannah Castelow
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<interp inst="t17471209-7-person76" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was sent out on an errand to a baker's, and I saw these boys come out of the shop, I believe the 2d of November: I saw
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<interp inst="t17471209-7-person77" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> take the wigg, either with his stick or hand out of the shop; and I saw the wigg in his hands, and the other two boys were with him. I did not stand to see whether he gave it to the other, I went directly and spoke of it, I was the first that saw the wigg thrown over a neighbour's palisade; so Mr. Hawksford took
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-7-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable, I was charged with them, and Heath confest the taking the wigg; they have confest several other robberies.</p>
<p>
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<p>
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<persName id="t17471209-8-person90"> Ann Slate
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<interp inst="t17471209-8-person90" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was going to Mr. Harrison's house on a Sunday night, and I saw a man come out of the house with something under his arm, it was about eight o'clock at night, a very moonshine night. Mrs. Harrison came out with a candle, and cry'd out, Stop thief; and he immediately dropt them, and I took hold of the flap of his coat, and Mr. Harrison in less than a minute came out, and took hold of him.</p>
<p>Q. to Prisoner. What business are you?</p>
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<p>11.
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<p>Reginard Trotter. On Saturday the 14th of Nov. the Prisoner came into my house; I am a
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<p>Q. Where did the Prisoner confess the fact?</p>
<p>Trotter. She confest it to the constable of the night, she had pawned them at Mr. Wilson's, in another name, and she confest she had stole the tea-kettle.</p>
<p>Clark. I live at the Rose in St. Bride's-alley, the Prisoner brought the tea-kettle and box-iron, and I lent her half a crown uponthem; she confest before the Alderman, she took the tea-kettle, and another woman gave her the box-iron.</p>
<p>Mr. Trotter came to our shop to ask for these things, and we told him we had them; Mr. Trotter took her up on Saturday night, and carried her before the Alderman on Monday morning.</p>
<p>The Prisoner said in her defence, that the tea-kettle was given to her by Mr. Trotter's kinswoman.</p>
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<p>13.
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<p>Q. Did the basket hold it?</p>
<p>Grey. Yes, Sir; she put it under her arm, she said, a man gave it her coming from Whitechapel: I am sure it was Mr. Wright's sheep.</p>
<p>Court. So you are sure the Prisoner is the woman?</p>
<p>Grey. Yes, Sir; I wish I was so sure to go to heaven, I should be glad to leave the world this minute.</p>
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<p>Q. to Prisoner. Will you ask the witness any questions?</p>
<p>Prisoner. This witness took me forcibly to the place, he dragged me along to the watch-house.</p>
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<p>Q. Whose was it?</p>
<p>Grey. Mr.
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<p>14.
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<p>Court. You said it was done forcibly.</p>
<p>Delape. I did not see them take the money.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go with two strange women?</p>
<p>Delape. They told me they lived at Ludgate; I did not think any harm in it, I know the Prisoner took my purse and buttons.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Ask him if he did not take the other woman.</p>
<p>Delape. Yes, I did; but the mob took her away again.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I went into the Old-bailey to buy some tea and sugar; when he came to our house he gave a shilling, is not that right, Sir, to fetch some beer?</p>
<p>Delape. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I went out to change the beer, not liking it, and left the other woman in his lap.</p>
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<p>15.
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<p>Q. How came she to Bridewell?</p>
<p>Marwell. She was committed there before I came from work; she confest she took all these things herself.</p>
<p>
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<p>Q. to Prisoner. What have you to say?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have no Friends.</p>
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<p>Q. How do you know the Prisoner took them?</p>
<p>Tomkins. The Prisoner owned it last night, we were first informed of it by some lodgers in the same house; the Prisoner was a
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<p>This examinant said, she took 3 spoons from Mr. Tomkins; one she pawned at the seven stars, on Saffron-hill for 6 s. and the other two in the Old-bailey for 4 s. and 6 d.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known her?</p>
<p>Tomkins. Four years; and she always behaved very well.</p>
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<p>Q. to
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<p>Powell. I remember her coming in with the other that night.</p>
<p>Q. Did they take any thing?</p>
<p>Powell. The Prisoner took three pieces and dropt one, they were upon the counter, the left side; there was a gentleman came up to my master to the shop door, and askt if that was not his cotton, he said it was; so he said, he saw a young woman run away with a lapful.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This witness against me said, she would hang me to clear herself, but I was not in the shop.</p>
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<p>Q. When did you miss them?</p>
<p>Price. I mist them about three o'clock in the morning; I know nothing more of my own knowledge, but they were brought again the next morning.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-16-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going home from London between eleven and twelve o'clock a Saturday night, with Mr. Brown, and another Farmer; and as we were going along, Mr. Brown askt the Prisoners where they were driving the hogs at that time of night? but one of the prisoners D - d him, and said, what was that to him? In the mean time I came up, Brown was on foot, Cook was on horseback, and he was making off towards London; with that I caught hold of his bridle; says he, what, have you a mind to rob me? with that Mr. Brown came up to my assistance, and laid hold of the other, when three or four men came presently to our assistance; we heard a drunken man come up talking to himself that came from Paddington. Brown the Prisoner, when we came into the house, said, he had bought the hogs of Cook: in about two hours one came from Mrs. Price's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-16-person154" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know nothing more than that these men brought the Prisoners into my house; Brown told me he had bought those hogs of Cook for 36 s. and he gave half a crown earnest.</p>
<p>Cook the Prisoner. This gentleman and I were drinking together at Paddington, and we were in liquor, and saw these pigs before us.</p>
<p>Court. But they said you declared you had sold these hogs to Brown.</p>
<p>Cook. If I did, I did not know what I said, I was very drunk.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-16-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Cook about twenty years, and never heard but he was an honest man. He has not been come from Glocestershire above half a year.</p>
<p>Court to Brown. What have you to say for yourself?</p>
<p>Brown. I was going to serve this man in order to take a publick house.</p>
<p>Reginard Trotter. He lived two years with
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<p>Pell. Yes, my Lord, I am a relation of Mr. Rrew's, and he has made great complaints of late of his running back; by that means we thought of marking the money, and I markt them.</p>
<p>Abihal Horn. Early in the morning I saw Mr. Dean, and he told me this story, and as he had no stranger in his house, I sent one of my sawyers and he brought the liquor immediately; the shillings that are now in Court I can swear to, I took particular notice of them; I and Mr. Dean went to Mr. Rew and took the Prisoner into his master's compting house, and told him we had a suspicion he had robb'd his master. I told him I had just sent five shillings he received, and that he had not put it into his master's till.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you tell the money?</p>
<p>Billing. Yes, I told it that day, and when I lookt into the drawers, I found my money gone; the Prisoner opened it with an instrument made the next door; I lit of him the next morning at Carnaby-market, as I was enquiring after him, by a country-woman, and while we were speaking she said, there he goes by, and I went and seized him; he had bought new clothes and a wigg; I told him if he would produce the remainder of the money I would be favourable to him, and he produced eleven pounds, fourteen shillings; I took him before the Justice, and he confest he took all the money and had bought new clothes with the rest of the money and a watch he had bought, which I got of him; some of the pieces I could swear to.</p>
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<p>Ezdra Redger. I had a waistcoat stole, a black silk waistcoat, on Monday night last, I observed her going to the back room where it was; the Prisoner came to drink at our house, and I observed her to go towards my back room, where all these things were; I mist these things very soon the next morning; I went and took an inventory of her goods as she was my tenant, and she clapt her hands upon these things, and she said they were not fit for me to see: I said my wife should then; but when we saw them, she then beg'd I would not trouble her.</p>
<p>Court to the Prisoner. What have you to say?</p>
<p>Prisoner. A woman gave them to me, and laid them upon my table.</p>
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<p>27.
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<p>Q. Is your servant here?</p>
<p>Bernard. My servant Copstick is here: I found them at
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<p>28.
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<p>Q. Was the Prisoner employed in that business?</p>
<p>Warran. I employed the Prisoner, and I work for Mr. Marsh; I took the thread out of the Prisoner's breeches, and am sure it is Mr. Marsh's thread; he said he was drunk all that day, or he should not have done it.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any witness here?</p>
<p>Prisoner. Indeed, my Lord, I have but one, and he is gone home.</p>
<p>The Prisoner was askt if he had any family, he said, he had but one wife in this country, and she was big with child.</p>
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<p>29
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<p>Atkins. No, Sir, but my father's plow was robb'd, but I cannot tell when it was.</p>
<p>Q. to
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<p>Pearse. I believe so, one of my master's plow-irons I can swear to.</p>
<p>Q. When did he lose them?</p>
<p>Pearse. The fifth of November at night; there were two jumping collar'd-links, and a twisting nail gone.</p>
<p>Q. What reason have you to charge the Prisoner with these things?</p>
<p>Pearse. A gentleman took them a top of him.</p>
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<p>Q. And do you know them to be Mr. Atkins's ?</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174712090010"/>Dimmock. No, I don't know they are, but Mr. Atkins's people came afterwards and owned them.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner in his defence said, that a person gave him a shilling to bring it to town.</p>
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<p>30.
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<p>Q. What did the Prisoner say?</p>
<p>Breading. He did not think any harm in it; the same day I cut his pocket off with a pound of sugar.</p>
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<p>Q. Where had you laid all these things?</p>
<p>Traverse. In my drawers in my chamber, it was lockt when I went out of town, the locks were pickt, there were six of them.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing farther against the Prisoner?</p>
<p>Traverse. No, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Traverse would swear to these as her goods.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find the other things?</p>
<p>Watts. We went to one Mrs. Eskirk's in Bunhil-row, a mantua-maker, and found seven yards of holland there.</p>
<p>Mr. Traverse. This is cut off from sixty one yards of Holland that I bought.</p>
<p>Q. to Watts. What other place?</p>
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<p>Mrs. Traverse. The aprons and shifts are marked.</p>
<p>Watts. At one Brightwell's in St Giles's I found these holland shifts: I heard the prisoner say, at Mr. Traverse's house, that she did the robbery herself without her sister's knowledge, and told where all these goods were.</p>
<p>- Smith. On the 2d of November I was sent for by Mr. Traverse to take the prisoner before the Justice of peace, and going from thence to prison she fell down in a fit, and when she got up again, as I was going with her to the prison, she said, if I would let her go back again, she would confess all, and she said she did it wholly herself without her sister's knowledge.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-26-person234" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . She came into my house in Golden-lane with a parcel, a fine shift, two handkerchiefs and an apron, she said they were sent out of the country by their mother, and she desired me to pawn them for some money to pay for some stays for her sister.</p>
<p>Court to the Prisoner. Will you ask these Witnesses any questions ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No.</p>
<p>Court. What have you to say?</p>
<p>Prisoner. 'Tis the first fact I ever committed; I came out of Cumberland about a year ago.</p>
<p>Q. Have you no Witnesses ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. No, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Yes, Sir.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he give any reason for selling of it?</p>
<p>Saltmarsh. He gave me no reason, neither did I ask him any.</p>
<p>Seal Prisoner. This man, the Evidence, I carried the chains to, and he bought them, and he did not ask me any question.</p>
<p>- Hogers.
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<p>Q. to Weyborn. How came Hambilton to be indicted? I don't find any thing against him.</p>
<p>Weyborn. Sir, I'll tell you, Seal said he received them of Hambilton.</p>
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<p>Saltmarsh. This iron was brought all at the same time.</p>
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<p>The reason of their being tried again was, they hoped it might affect Hambilton, but it did not.</p>
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<p>34.
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<p>Q. When?</p>
<p>Samon. The 17th of October the apron was in the apartment where I lie, by the Prisoner's directions I found them at the pawn-broker's. I lost the apron in September, and I took her up in October.</p>
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<p>The Father of the child said she never lay out of the house but one night, and that was at the Prosecutor's house, and they made her drunk.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you know when he pawn'd it?</p>
<p>Akins. The 23d of July, 1746.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to bring this watch to Mr. Rogerson?</p>
<p>Akins. It was advertis'd, when I came to Mr. Rogerson I ask'd him what sort of a man it was that robb'd him, and he said it was a man in a seafaring dress, and had on a checkt shirt; the person that brought the watch answer'd to the description given by Mr. Rogerson. I am sure the Prisoner is the person that brought the watch to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-29-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Bloodwick came to me and said Mr. Rogerson had bespoke a watch of him, and as he was very busy and had diappointed him, he begg'd I would lend him one for him, which I did, and is the watch now produc'd in Court.</p>
<p>Court to the Prisoner. What have you to say by way of Defence?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I belong'd to the Kouly-kan privateer, and had prize-money due, and I borrowed 5 l. upon it, and with part of it I bought this watch; I gave two guineas for it of one of my ship's company, I went to the place where they lodged, and they had been gone to sea for a twelvemonth, but I am quite innocent of the fact.</p>
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<p>Q. Can you tell what things were left in your house when you went out to dinner?</p>
<p>Pierce. There was my gold watch and a gold chain, and a white cornelian seal; there was a purse and 3 moidores, a mourning ring in one drawer, in another drawer there was a muslin apron work'd, and 6 stockings, 2 silver tea-spoons. When I came home I did not think to look for my watch; the next morning I call'd to the woman to fetch my watch, and she could not find it; then I examined and found I lost many other things.</p>
<p>The Prisoner was carried to the Gate-house on Tuesday night, the next day by promising to be as favourable as I could, she confest 3 places where the things were; I found one apron upon her, and the Constable has the watch and many things.</p>
<p>Court. Did you promise in case she would confess you would be favourable to her?</p>
<p>Pierce. Yes.</p>
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<p>Q. to the Prisoner. You hear what Mr. Salt says, he swears you sent for these things.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I told the whole truth in a dependance upon the lady's promise.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-30-person281" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The Prisoner lived with me about this time twelvemonth, she thought my place was not good enough, and I gave her a character; she used to come pretty often, she came to me last Monday and said she had some old family plate to sell, she had an old enamel'd ring, and she had a watch by her side.</p>
<p>Q. Did you apprehend she came honestly by them?</p>
<p>Templeton. She told me she had married a gentleman, and he gave her money to buy them.</p>
<p>Court to the Prisoner. What have you to say by way of defence ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. I made a free and open confession upon her promising me a free pardon.</p>
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<p>37.
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<p>38.
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<p>Rivers Dickison. We lost a sack of coals; the Prisoner who is a
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<p>- Grindal. This man was one of the carmen to deliver these coals: I stood to tell the sacks before he emptied any, he had got an empty sack; I told Mrs. Dickison of it and Mr. Atkins the wharfinger. Mr. Atkins went directy to the Prisoner's wife, and askt where those coals were that her husband had left, and she shewed them behind the door, and said there they were.</p>
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<p>+ 39.
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<interp inst="t17471209-33-person294" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of Oct. he, the Prisoner, came under a pretence of having a coat pawned there; while I went backwards to look for the coat, he jumpt over the counter and took the gown : it was a mere pretence, he had no such thing there.</p>
<p>Q. How did you get it again?</p>
<p>Gurney. By his Direction.</p>
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<p>* The Prisoner was tried in December Sessions, 1746. See Sessions Paper of December, 1746 Trial the 4th.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-34-person302" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . That pocket is not mine, but the caps are mine; they were taken out of her pocket under her pillow the 23d of Oct. she said she brought them that night in order to leave them; these things were in my room which she opened by a false key.</p>
<p>This key I found was the key that will open the chamber-door, and the other key opened a box; when we took her up she owned she let a shoemaker have 4 pounds in Clare-market.</p>
<p>The Prisoner said the door was open.</p>
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<p>41.
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<interp inst="t17471209-35-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have lost a great many working tools out of the yard, last Monday she stole an ax, I would have given half a crown for what she sold for three pence; she was seen to take something from the sawpits that seemed to be heavy, and they pursued her and took her, and I desir'd they would detain her till I had dined.</p>
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<p>The Prisoner in her defence said, this ax was given her by a woman.</p>
<p>Warren. I saw the Prisoner come from the sawpits last Tuesday; I saw she took up something heavy, and I followed her to the ditch-side. At first when I saw her she had it in her right hand, then she shifted it to the left hand, and put it under her apron; the files were found in her pocket after she was in Bridewell.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>It appeared upon the evidence of Mrs. Elliott, that the Prisoner lodged in her house.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing yourself of the Prisoner's opening the bureau?</p>
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<p>46.
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<interp inst="t17471209-38-person328" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . She lodged a week at my house, she took a brass candlestick, a brass saucepan, a sheet, a table cloth; it was in her lodging-room, she took her lodging ready furnished, she owned her taking the goods the minute that she was taken, and told us where she had pawned them.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-38-person329" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , pawnbroker. These goods were pawned at my house to my wife, who is since dead; but here the things are in Court, here is a pewter dish, a plate, a candlestick, and a brass saucepan.</p>
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<p>Horden. The goods were pledged in the name of Lewis.</p>
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<p>As these were pledged in the name of Lewis, and Horden's wife being dead, there was not sufficient evidence against the Prisoner.</p>
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<p>47.
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<p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-39-person335" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lost a waistcoat the first of November, a shirt, a pair of man's worsted stocking, and a pair of clogs; I lost them out of my house, she lived with me, she was out of service: I gave her board and lodging, my husband wanted his things the Sabbath day, and I missed the waistcoat; she was below when I went up for the waistcoat, then she went away when I missed it, and finding she was gone, I pursued after her to one of her acquaintance, and there I found her, and she owned that she had pawned them.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-39-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, I live in White-cross-street. About the 28th or 29th of Sept. she brought these things; a shirt, a pair of clogs; a pair of stockings, and a waistcoat.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17471209-39-person337"> Jane Withers
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<p>Prisoner. Mrs. Withers consented I should pawn these for nine shillings, when I was like to be in trouble.</p>
<p>Withers. The pawnbroker said, she had brought the waistcoat twenty times, but I never missed it; She took it out again before it was wanted.</p>
<p>Atkins. The Prisoner has brought the waistcoat to pawn several times, I cannot say how many, but I have lent three shillings upon it, and four shillings upon it, and all within 2 months, it has been fetcht and brought again.</p>
<p>Q. to Withers. Did you send her to pawn any thing?</p>
<p>Withers. I never did pawn but one mob and a gown, when I wanted a little money.</p>
<p>Q. to Barker. How long have you known this woman?</p>
<p>Barker. I have known her for some years charing about in the neighbourhood.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Atkins. What is her character ?</p>
<p>Atkins. I have known her 4 or 5 years, and have had dealings with her 4 or five years, and she has
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person345" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's hand in my pocket, and the other had hold of my colar at the same time; she took her hand out of my pocket, and I found immediately my money was gone, and I said I am robb'd. White went away, and the other had hold of me, and when I would have gone, she d - d me, and would not let me go: It struck such a terror upon me, I did not know whether she would cut my throat, or what. I broke from the other woman and followed
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person346" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; and I told a man in the Strand that I was robb'd, and he told me of a Justice in the neighbourhood, that I might go to; I kept with White, and the other followed me for some time; at last she left me, and brought in a little time five or six men, the first, like a soldier, run his head against me; and another, like a gentleman, said he was a Constable, and if I would not let the woman go he would knock me down, which he did: but I would not quit her; then another knock'd me down. I was knock'd down three times, then they took them both away; then they drew me towards the end of the alley, and said they would knock me or any body else down that offered to come after them. There was a gentleman said to me, I know a house where a gang of very bad people use, where I will go with you, and do you justice: as soon as I came in I saw Willis, and charg'd a Constable with her, and we had her before the justice, and he committed her: I came to town to prefer an indictment against Willis, and I heard the other was in New Prison, and I am positively sure she is the woman that assaulted me: I have no farther to say.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you usually carry money in your coat-pocket?</p>
<p>Lasebee. I usually carry it there, because my breeches pocket was bad; I was carrying that money to my sister in St. Katharine's, who is married; her name is
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a weaver by trade; I was coming towards the New Church in the Strand, and heard Lasebee cry out for help: he said, I have lost 16 s. When I went up to him the two Prisoners were three or four yards off; we seized White, and
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person351" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was very willing to go up Katharine-street, and she said that was the way to Justice Burdus; as we were up the street we miss'd Willis a little while: in a little time five or six men came up; we that came was a soldier, he run his head against him; and another came up and said he should let her go; if he did not, he would knock him down, which they did two or three times, and after they had releast the Prisoner they went up Katharine-street; I watched them into a house and I went back to the Country-man again, and a gentleman at an oil-shop offered to assist him; I told him where they were gone, and the Gentleman went with the Countryman to an ale-house, and there we found Willis and took hold of her.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure White is the woman you had hold of with the Country-man first?</p>
<p>Frazier. Yes, I saw her last week in New Prison.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person352" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Between St. Katharine-street and the New Church these two men had hold of her, White the Prisoner and Willis collar'd the Countryman; I heard him say he was robb'd and his collar was all tore: as they were carrying
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person353" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> before the Justice, there came up a soldier and run against the Countryman, and presently some more fellows came up and struck him several times and made his head bleed; after this the Countryman and the other Witness went to this house in the court in little Katharine-street, and there we found Willis the Prisoner.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-40-person355" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> had robb'd a man and she was gone before Justice Burdus.</p>
<p>Q. Which is the person they call Page?</p>
<p>Indd. Willis is the youngest person; I have known her seven years, and never knew her any thing but a common woman.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know White?</p>
<p>Indd. Yes, five or six years; she lives in Drury-lane.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who keeps this house in Little Drury-lane?</p>
<p>Indd. Their names are Smith; Willis has lodg'd there these two years. One of the Prisoners goes by the name of May, and the other by the name of Page.</p>
<p>Q. to White. Have you any thing to say, or any Witnesses?</p>
<p>White Prisoner. They were here all yesterday, but now are gone home. I never saw this man the prosecutor, 'till I saw him in Prison.</p>
<p>Q. to Willis. What have you to say ?</p>
<p>Willis. He ran after two women up the court and knock'd me down.</p>
<p>Q. to - Allison. Do you know Lasebee the Prosecutor?</p>
<p>Allison. I keep a publick-house at Brandford, I have known him near a year, and he is a man of as honest a character as any in the country.</p>
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<interp inst="t17471209-41-person363" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The kettle I delivered to the Prisoner; and she was to see the things forthcoming to me.</p>
<p>Court. Why then you gave her a power to dispose of them, so that they were ready when you ask'd for them. Did she pay you any extraordinary rate for the use of these things?</p>
<p>Wood. Nothing extraordinary, but 2 s. a week.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I always paid her very honestly.</p>
<p>Wood. She did, my Lord.</p>
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