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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="174809070001"/>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>On WEDNESDAY the 7th, THURSDAY the 8th, FRIDAY the 9th, and SATURDAY the 10th of September.</p>
<p>In the 22d Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Rt. Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER VII.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1748.</p>
<p>[Price Sixpence.]</p>
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<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>N.B. Those Trials with this mark + shew that the Prisoners were indicted for Capital Offences, and must have receiv'd Sentence of Death, if the Jury had found them guilty of the whole Indictment .</p>
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<p>Q. What colour was it?</p>
<p>Potter . A dark brown mare.</p>
<p>Q. How long had Mr. Coxhead had the mare?</p>
<p>Potter . Several years.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-1-person33" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the globe at Mile-end; the Prisoner brought a mare to my house , (but I was not at home) and after he was taken up, when he was in the cage, he said he knew nothing of the matter.</p>
<p>Q. How, then, do you know that?</p>
<p>Smith. He own'd it himself, when he was taken.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a mare was it?</p>
<p>Smith. It was a brown mare, about fourteen hands high; and he said I might work him, if I would.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body come afterwards, and claim this mare?</p>
<p>Smith . Yes; Mr. Coxhead's servant, Mr. Potter.</p>
<p>Q. When did the prisoner bring it to you?</p>
<p>Smith . On the 2d of July; and on the 3d of July Mr. Coxhead's servant came, and claim'd it. The prisoner brought a man to buy it, and then I charg'd a constable with him, and sent word to Mr. Potter: then the prisoner own'd he had the mare out of a park in Norfolk .</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I had the mare upon an exchange at Stebbing , about 8 miles from Chelmsford , and I exchanged a grey poney, and gave a guinea and an half for the mare .</p>
<p>Q. Have you any body to prove this?</p>
<p>Prisoner . No; I was all alone, and was quite a stranger in the country. I had this poney but two days; I bought him at Rumford-fair .</p>
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<p>Q. Are you sure it is the coat?</p>
<p>Bromley . 'Tis like it.</p>
<p>Mr. White's Servant. About a quarter of an hour after five I had almost cleaned my house; I heard the street door clap; I opened the door, and saw a man running along with these things, and I went and called out, Thieves. The prisoner was stopt, and he said he knew nothing of the matter; but he was seen by Mr. Bromley to drop them.</p>
<p>Bright Wilmott . There was a person that cried out, Stop thief, and I took the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prisoner any thing in his hand?</p>
<p>Wilmott . No; he was running as fast as he could, and cried out Stop thief, himself.</p>
<p>Q. So there was no-body before him.</p>
<p>Wilmott . No; he was the first man himself, and I was the second after him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-2-person41" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner 3 years; he is a very honest man: I never heard any harm of him in my life.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-2-person42" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was with my barrow in Deans-yard Westminster, and the prisoner had a pennyworth of cherries of me, and he left the cherries, because, he said, he had a mind to run to see what was the matter.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any bundle?</p>
<p>Bowen. No.</p>
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<p>Q. How did you lose them?</p>
<p>Harwood. I was asleep , and the prisoner took them.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Harwood. About 12 o'clock on a Sunday-night.</p>
<p>Q. What did you go there for?</p>
<p>Harwood . I was there by chance, and she was in the room when I went to bed.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the prosecutor with the prisoner?</p>
<p>Lyon . No; he was with another young woman.</p>
<p>Q. Was you in liquor?</p>
<p>Harwood. I was not very sober.</p>
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<p>Q. Are there shutters to this window?</p>
<p>Austin. No; and the next day there was 19 yards of velvet missing; there was more than 19 yards.</p>
<p>Q. Who does it belong to?</p>
<p>Austin. To my master
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<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner?</p>
<p>Austin. He had worked for me some months, but having a very bad character, I discharged him.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know it was the prisoner that did this?</p>
<p>Austin . I know no-body, but him, could do it: it was done on the 30th of August in the morning, and I took him up the same day.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-5-person71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday was sevennight, about 1 o'clock in the morning, the prisoner called me up, and asked me if I would take a walk along with him; and we went to Mr. Austin's house in Vine-court Spittle Fields. He said he had given a man a pot of beer, but he could pay himself for it; so I agreed to go along with him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you what he was to do?</p>
<p>Lewis. Yes; and he said he could not do without a ladder; but I lent him a hand, and helped him up, and he took a knife out of his pocket, and took out a pane of glass, and went in at the window. This is the knife.</p>
<p>Q. How long did he stay there?</p>
<p>Lewis. About 10 minutes, and brought a bundle to the window, and threw it into my hands.</p>
<p>Q. What was it?</p>
<p>Lewis. It was rolled up; I felt of it, and found it to be velvet, and then he jumped down, and we both went away to a young woman's house in Golden-lane and about 9 o'clock we carried it to the house of one Life Chitty, a Jew.</p>
<p>Q. Did you leave it there?</p>
<p>Lewis. Yes; he laid it upon the bed, and asked him 7 s. a yard for it; and the Jew told him he asked too much money for it; and a person came and took the velvet before the money was brought.</p>
<p>Q. Where does this Jew live?</p>
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<p>Lewis. The prisoner told me all was safe, and bid me not squeak .</p>
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<p>Taylor . Because he and another man, who is now in prison for the murder of a man, came into my shop, and bought several things, and pretended they could speak no English; and I was forced to shew them in Portugal money what the things were worth.</p>
<p>Q. What did they buy?</p>
<p>Taylor. Sometimes silver buckles, and sometimes other things. They asked for something, and I shewed them 12 guineas, as the price of the goods, and they put their hands among them, and mixed them . They came again the next day, and my man charged them with it, and they said they belonged to the Tripoli ambassador; but when I went to the ambassador's house, they knew nothing of them: and I charged the man at the bar with stealing the 2 guineas, and he took me aside, and said he would give me the 2 guineas. I said I did what I did for the sake of Justice.</p>
<p>Prisoner . You say you produced 12 guineas, and that the prisoner and the other man mixed their hands among the money; but you cannot say the prisoner took it.</p>
<p>Taylor. This man was the nearest to me, and I believe he had the money; for the prisoner finger'd the money.</p>
<p>Q. Did the other touch it?</p>
<p>Taylor. I believe not.</p>
<p>Mr. Brugar. I am servant to Mr. Taylor. The prisoner was in the shop at the time Mr. Taylor said he pulled out 12 guineas, and another man was along with him. I don't know how many guineas there were.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I desire he may be asked whether I had not money upon the counter.</p>
<p>Brugar. He had money of his own upon the counter, but I did not think of that before.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure whether it was Mr. Taylor's money, or not, that he finger'd?</p>
<p>Brugar. Upon my word I cannot be sure.</p>
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<p>Mr. Courtman . In July last the prisoner brought to me one pound and three quarters of hair, to sell .</p>
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<p>Q. Did you lose any money on the 23d of August?</p>
<p>Pearce . I lost two 36 s. pieces, a moidore, and a half moidore.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lose any guineas?</p>
<p>Pearce. I had a great many guineas, but I am certain to 8 guineas, and 12 or 14 half guineas, that I lost: my wife miss'd the money, and that night the prisoner was brought home in a chair, very drunk.</p>
<p>Pris. Counc. Did you see the prisoner offer your wife any money?</p>
<p>Pearce. I was busy, and did not see it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you think any thing of that being your money?</p>
<p>Pearce. I did not suspect it at that time; and my wife was persuaded to get more money from him, in order to keep it for him; but he was very obstinate , and would not part with any. My wife seeing him have so much money, said she was afraid the cobler had robb'd us; and I found I was robbed, and got a warrant to take him up on suspicion on the Tuesday, and carried him before a justice; and he was very rude and faucy to the justice; and on the Friday following he was ask'd how he came by the money, and he said, where's the letter the constable took from me when he took the money? And the constable said, he did not take any letter or paper from him. He was asked again how he came by the money. At first he said he had it sent him for the use of his sister, and afterwards he said, how do you know but I earn'd it? for I have got 6 s. a day in my stall. My wife said, the more rogue you, that you did not pay your way as you went. I never before saw him master of a guinea in my life; and he said before he would say any more, he would do thus [making a motion with his hand, as if he would be hang'd if he did] and his sister brought my wife half a guinea.</p>
<p>Pris. Coun. Where was it you kept this money?</p>
<p>Pearce. It was in a chest of drawers in the room where we lay, and the drawers were lock'd.</p>
<p>Q. Did you mark your money?</p>
<p>Pearce. No; I never mark any money.</p>
<p>Q. Did not the prisoner give a moidore to your wife, in order to keep it for him, after he had paid the rent?</p>
<p>Pearce. He did not know whether he had given it to her, or not; and he did not know it the next day.</p>
<p>Q. Does not he bear a good character in the neighbourhood?</p>
<p>Pearce. His neighbours will give him a good character.</p>
<p>Q. What is his character , to your knowledge ?</p>
<p>Pearce. He will stick to his work sometimes , and sometimes he will run out, and lie out o'nights.</p>
<p>Mrs. Pearce. The day I was robb'd, in the morning, I put two 36 s. pieces, and other money, into a purse; the whole was 20 l. and upwards.</p>
<p>Q. Was you there when the prisoner was brought home?</p>
<p>Pearce. Yes; and he had a great deal of gold and silver. I ask'd him for my money, and he put his hand in his pocket, and gave me a guinea; and I robb'd the guinea off, and said there was 14 s. 3 d. halfpenny remaining; and he put his hand in his pocket, and gave me a 27 s. piece, and afterwards he gave me a guinea more, for he had forgot that he had given me the moidore. I went up to look for the money, and the purse and all was gone. I said to my husband , I am afraid the cobler has robb'd us; because he had not a farthing in the morning, and was so flush of money then: he said, God forbid; and we went up, and it was gone.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say, with respect to how he came by the money?</p>
<p>Pearce. He said a staymaker brought his sister 12 l. out of Ireland.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say any more?</p>
<p>Pearce. He said he would hang before he did: and he said afterwards, how do you know but what I earn'd it? for he had got 6 s. a day in the place. And I said, the more shame for you, not to pay your debts.</p>
<p>Mr. Lyne (Constable .) Mrs. Pearce came to me, and begg'd I would go with her to take up the prisoner, which I did; and I search'd him, and found in his breeches a 36 s. piece , 1 guinea, 3 half guineas, and some silver. I examined his thighs, and felt a bunch; and I opened the knees of his breeches, and cut a hole, and took some money out which was sewed up; and I cut open another part of his breeches, and took money out of that. I ask'd him how he came by the money, and he bid me set down a person's name, and that person could tell me how he came by the money; but he said the man was a stranger, and just come out of Ireland, and he could not find him: and he said, the letter that I took from him would give an
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<p>Q. Do you know who took it?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did you see me take the handkerchief out of your pocket ?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see any handkerchiefs in his hand?</p>
<p>Fish . No: we went down Chick-lane, and he was at an alehouse-door. I asked him for the handkerchief , and he called me an impudent dog, and gave me a punch in the face, and set me a-bleeding. He owned he took the handkerchief, and had sold it for 7 d. halfpenny; but he did not say where; and offered the prosecutor the 7 d. halfpenny.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. As the Lord my God liveth I know nothing of them.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you meet the prisoner?</p>
<p>Salvador. We did not meet him, but he came after us.</p>
<p>[The prisoner desired to plead, guilty and said he would not give the court any farther trouble, but was advised to the contrary.]</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Salvador. What did he rob you of?</p>
<p>Salvador. A Silver watch, a chain, a seal and two guineas.</p>
<p>Q. Did he rob Mr. Decosta of any thing?</p>
<p>Salvador. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. How did he behave?</p>
<p>Salvador. He behaved civilly; he shewed us his pistols.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take him immediately?</p>
<p>Salvador. He was taken in about a quarter of an hour, or half an hour afterwards, going up Highgate Hill. I am informed that he came of very honest parents.</p>
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<p>Q. What time of the day was it?</p>
<p>Decosta. It was about half an hour after ten when we set out; we were about a hundred yards in the Back Lane when he demanded our money, and we delivered it to him. His hand trembled exceedingly, and I believe it to be the very first fact.</p>
<p>Q. Do you believe it to be the first fact ?</p>
<p>Decosta . I have enquired about it, and I don't believe he was ever guilty of any such thing before; his father is a very honest Man, and the prisoner is but 19 years of age.</p>
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<p>Q. Who secured the linnen?</p>
<p>Nutbrown. We left the linnen behind, and I believe this little boy my brother took up the linnen.</p>
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<p>Q. Who picked your pocket ?</p>
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<p>Q. Was it all in half-pence?</p>
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<p>Skales. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say?</p>
<p>Skales. He said nothing, but the great fellow [Thorpe] that stands by the pen and ink, he used me very ill, and abused me.</p>
<p>Q. Did you get your money again?</p>
<p>Skales. No, and please you, my lord; and Thorpe said, he could live in a gaol better than I could out of it; and Cluer said he would not be search'd.</p>
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<p>Q. Where is this Church-lane?</p>
<p>Noake. Near Broad St. Giles's; there are very disorderly people live there. The prisoners were carried to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Q. Were they search'd?</p>
<p>Noake. No; nor Mrs. Skales never desired they might be search'd; and they never refused it. If she had desir'd it, I would have search'd them.</p>
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<p>Shuttlewood . No; neither of them.</p>
<p>Q. What reason have you to accuse the prisoners ?</p>
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<p>Q. Are you sure these are your husband's shirts?</p>
<p>Shuttlewood . Yes; I am sure of it.</p>
<p>Q. to Martisaa . Where did you find them?</p>
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<p>Q. Can you recollect the day of the month?</p>
<p>Sheppard. I can't tell the day of the month.</p>
<p>Q. What was you going there for?</p>
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<p>Q. Was it dark, or light?</p>
<p>Sheppard . It was about 7 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Where is this Rawlins?</p>
<p>Sheppard . He is not taken.</p>
<p>Thompson, to Sheppard . Did you give the shirts to me?</p>
<p>Sheppard . Yes, I did.</p>
<p>Thompson. 'Tis as false as God is true.</p>
<p>Linton to Sheppard. Did you see Thompson deliver the shirts to me?</p>
<p>Sheppard . Yes, I did.</p>
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<p>Q. What is he?</p>
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<p>Q. Are you a relation of his?</p>
<p>Walpole. Yes; I am about a third cousin; he has been trusted with hundreds; he is a careful, honest, industrious youth.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Sheppard?</p>
<p>Walpole. No.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he say his partner took it?</p>
<p>Elliot . He said his partner took it, I can't think of his name, (who is not taken) took it off the bar, and that they melted it down.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he was with the other person when he took it?</p>
<p>Elliot. Yes he did?</p>
<p>Q. What day of the week was this?</p>
<p>Elliot. It was on the Friday, and I advertis'd it on the Saturday, and on the Sunday the prisoner confessed it?</p>
<p>Q. How came you to take him up?</p>
<p>Elliot . We had a suspicion of him from his being there the night before; I had a very bad character of him, and that made me take notice of it to him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-28-person232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in company with him took the tankard off the bar; and that about half an hour afterwards they met at a house in Field-lane, and they went into a house in Goose-alley by the Ditch-side, and gave the woman of the house half a crown for the use of the room and melted it down, [This witness proved in what manner it was melted] and they said, when they came to take out a wooden bottom which was at the bottom of the tankard to keep it from bruising; there was engraved stop thief, and he said after they had melted it, they carried it to the house of one
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<interp inst="t17480907-28-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I went there and said I wanted a couple of silver bars that he bought of one Taylor; he said he had none, and afterwards he said he did not know whether he had or no; but he pulled out these two Bars, and there was a small bit of silver that the prisoner pulled out of his pocket, which he said was part of the tankard; about a pennyweight, which he said was cut off in order to try whether it was good silver or not.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of these two bars?</p>
<p>Brooks . 5 l. 12 s. 6 d. they were weighed at a silver-smiths in Newgate-street.</p>
<p>Q. to Elliot. Was there any thing engraved at the bottom of your tankard?</p>
<p>Elliot . There was stop thief engraved on the bottom.</p>
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<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>Barker. The Wednesday-night following, the 27th of July, and he said he bought the mare in Yorkshire.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you buy it of him?</p>
<p>Barker. At the White Bear in Basinghall-street .</p>
<p>Q. What did you give for the mare?</p>
<p>Barker. I gave 25 s. for her.</p>
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<p>Q. to Barker. Did you toll her?</p>
<p>Barker. No; I carried her to Smithfield-market the next day, and she was so blind she could not come out of the stable.</p>
<p>Palmer. 'Tis not true.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take the bridle and saddle to market too?</p>
<p>Barker. Yes, but the mare was not sold.</p>
<p>Q. Is the mare delivered to Mr. Palmer ?</p>
<p>Barker. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the mare you bought of the prisoner?</p>
<p>Barker. Yes.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I bought the mare at a fair at Chichester, and gave three guineas for her.</p>
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<p>Green. I know they were taken out of the house.</p>
<p>Q. had you any reason to suspect the prisoner?</p>
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<p>Q. to Mr. Gyles. What time did she confess the taking them?</p>
<p>Gyles. I believe about the 20th of August, when I took her up.</p>
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<p>Q. Was the prisoner a yearly servant?</p>
<p>Jenkins. She work'd in the house by the week, but was not there on nights.</p>
<p>Eliz. Warner. On the 10th of August last the prisoner brought a pair of cloth breeches and a pair of leather breeches, and I lent her 6 s. upon them; she fetched away the cloth breeches and paid me two shillings, and left four shillings on the leather ones.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you lose any money?</p>
<p>Marley. Yes; I'll tell you the whole story.</p>
<p>Q. What reason have you to charge the prisoner at the bar with them?</p>
<p>Marley. We lodged in one house, I lost the money out of my breeches-pocket, and my pumps with the buckles in them were under the bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body lye with you?</p>
<p>Marley. There was the prisoner and I and one
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<p>Q. Did you all three go to bed at the same time?</p>
<p>Marley . Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go to bed?</p>
<p>Marley . Between ten and eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you awake in the morning?</p>
<p>Marley. Between one and two; and I miss'd my buckles then, and I ask'd my comrade Mumford where he was; and he said he was a long-side of me; and I ask'd him where Downing the prisoner was, and he said he was along-side of me;
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<p>Q. What did he say when you charged him with robbing you?</p>
<p>Marley. He said he found the 3 l. 12 s. piece in the bed.</p>
<p>Q. And did you get it again?</p>
<p>Marley. It was found between his stocking and his foot, and he said the 36 s. piece was changed; and he had my shoes upon his feet, but I could not find my buckles upon him.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known the prisoner? was he a brother
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<p>Marley. He was in one ship with me 5 months.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prisoner. What have you to say?</p>
<p>Prisoner . I can't express myself in English. Ask him whether he can swear to the 3 l. 12 s.</p>
<p>Marley No, my lord, I can't ; but I lost such a piece that night.</p>
<p>Prisoner . When I went to bed, I was in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. to Marley. Was he in liquor?</p>
<p>Marley. I don't know; I did not observe that he was.</p>
<p>Prisoner. He says he saw his shoes upon my feet; why did he not challenge them?</p>
<p>Marley. I said they were my property.</p>
<p>Q. What were the prisoner's buckles?</p>
<p>Marley. They were brass.</p>
<p>Prisoner. They were the same fashion as your own.</p>
<p>Marley. They were not a quarter so large.</p>
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<p>Q. What time did you go to bed?</p>
<p>Mumford. About 10 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prosecutor any silver buckles when he went to bed?</p>
<p>Mumford . Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What money had he?</p>
<p>Mumford. He did not tell me what money he had.</p>
<p>Q. What buckles had the prisoner ?</p>
<p>Mumford. They were either copper, or brass. These are the buckles that the prosecutor had; there's W M upon them . The prosecutor ask'd for the prisoner, and I said he was a long-side of him. He said he was gone; I jump'd out of bed to piss , and he said the money was all gone too, and I came down, and found the window-shutters and the casement open; and I said, bear a hand, as fast as you can, and after him, and we met with him in Leadenhall-street. He was searched, and he had the 3 l. 12 s. piece between his stocking and his foot.</p>
<p>Q. Was he carried before a magistrate?</p>
<p>Mumford. Yes; and he said the 36 s. piece was changed at one Mr. Haynes's in Darkhouse-lane .</p>
<p>Prisoner. He said the other night, in Newgate, that he would hang me.</p>
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<p>[Memorandum. It does not appear how he came by the buckles.]</p>
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<p>Q. How came you to take the prisoner?</p>
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<p>Q. Who had them you from?</p>
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<p>Prisoner. Did not I tell you all along, that I bought them?</p>
<p>Peake. You told me you bought them all for 16 shillings, of a man in the street, in the dark.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Two months ago I met a man in Tyburn-road with these things , and bought them of him.</p>
<p>Q. Who was by then ?</p>
<p>Prisoner. One Mr. Ryley, and Mrs. Spratt; and I gave 26 s. for them.</p>
<p>Peake. He gave but 16 s. for them in hand, and he was to give him the other 10 s.</p>
<p>Q. to Peake. What are they worth second-hand?</p>
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<p>Q. When was it that he lived in the last service you know of?</p>
<p>Edwards. About 9 years ago.</p>
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<p>Q. What countryman are you?</p>
<p>Ryley. I am an Irishman; he was an hostler at the Blue-boar in Holbourn.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of his buying these things?</p>
<p>Ryley. I was by when he bought the things; a bridle, saddle, and some rugs; and he gave 16 s. for them.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be along with him?</p>
<p>Ryley. Because I knew the man, and met him in the street.</p>
<p>Q. What is your business?</p>
<p>Ryley . I write for my livelihood. I write for Mr. Brett , an attorney at law, in Drury-lane.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-33-person282" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner buy a saddle, some bridles , and 3 rugs; and I wanted to buy the rugs myself.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be in Tyburn-road?</p>
<p>Spratt . I live there.</p>
<p>Q. What did he give for these things?</p>
<p>Spratt . I can't say positively; I know he paid 16 s. and he was to pay something more.</p>
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<p>Wood. Five weeks last Friday.</p>
<p>Q. Were the drawers lock'd?</p>
<p>Wood. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. When did you miss it?</p>
<p>Wood. My wife missed it on the Saturday.</p>
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<p>Q. Were the drawers lock'd?</p>
<p>Wood. They were all lock'd.</p>
<p>Q. How did he get it out, then?</p>
<p>Wood. I can't tell.</p>
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<interp inst="t17480907-34-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was taken up on the Saturday after the money was lost, and he told me where he had hid part of the money.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he say he hid it?</p>
<p>Lambert. In a place called Love lane near Kensington , and I went with him with a candle and lantern, and he could not find it then, it was so dark; and we went the next day, and saw the mo ney as plain as if it stood upright.</p>
<p>Q. How much was there?</p>
<p>Lambert. There was 9 l. 10 s. all in silver.</p>
<p>Q. Did he confess only that, or that he took more?</p>
<p>Lambert. I can't say.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he say he took it from?</p>
<p>Lambert. He said he took it out of the drawers in Mr. Wood's room.</p>
<p>Q. How did he get it out?</p>
<p>Lambert. As to this particular, I did not ask him .</p>
<p>Q. to Wood . What money was it you lost?</p>
<p>Wood. Almost all queen Anne's money, in silver.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he say how he opened the drawers?</p>
<p>Evans. He said it was a drawer with a spring: and after he had opened it, he clapped it too again, and that was the reason it was found fast as it was left.</p>
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<p>Kilby. Because he was in the house the night before: his father and mother lodge in the house, but he does not. I went in search after him, and some people said they saw him at 8 o'clock at night playing with some boys.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find the watch?</p>
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<p>Bazil Denn. The prisoner at the bar came to me with a watch.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure he is the person?</p>
<p>Denn. I don't know whether he is the person, but by his own confession ; and I gave him a guinea for it.</p>
<p>Q. Is that the watch that is produced?</p>
<p>Denn . Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Are you the master of the shop?</p>
<p>Denn . I am the master's son .</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see them do any thing?</p>
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<p>Q. What quantity of rice do you reckon was dropped out of the apron of this Haynes?</p>
<p>Smith. About 7 pounds.</p>
<p>Q. What are the prisoners?</p>
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<p>Q. How much?</p>
<p>Hartley . About 21 pounds.</p>
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<p>Q. What time was this?</p>
<p>Currey. Between 4 and 5 in the morning. I asked if I should be brought into any premunire about it; and they said, no.</p>
<p>Q. How much rice was there?</p>
<p>Currey. There was 20 pounds; and they said a friend gave it them, and they belived he would give them some more.</p>
<p>Q. Who spoke to you?</p>
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<p>Q. Was it in the other's hearing?</p>
<p>Currey. Yes; and they asked me for an apron, and I lent it them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know these people?</p>
<p>Currey. No; I never saw them before. When the prisoners came to take the rice away, I got my friend Eades, and placed him in the cellar, and the prisoners were taken in my house, for I was resolved to take them; and I believe they were five hours in my house before I could secure them.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to suspect them?</p>
<p>Currey. A watchman came and acquainted me, that there were some barrels of rice broke open, and that he had lost some rice; and then I told him I had the persons in my house that I believed stole it.</p>
<p>John Hall. I have known Arthur Percival a great many years, and believe him to be a very honest youth.</p>
<p>James Hall. I am brother to the last witness ; I have known Haynes a great many years, and he always behaved himself well, and had a good character .</p>
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<p>Smith . At 11 o'clock at night.</p>
<p>Q. Who took these things from you?</p>
<p>Smith. Mary Mills. She followed me as I came out of my boat; and I lost my watch and chain. I lost one handkerchief out of my pocket, and the other off my neck.</p>
<p>Q. Did you feel these things taken from you?</p>
<p>Smith. I felt my watch taken from me.</p>
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<p>Smith . Yes; it was tied but with one knot. The
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<p>Q. Why did not you secure her then?</p>
<p>Smith . She called out to several people, and I was afraid of losing the other things I had about me; and I thought I should meet with her another time.</p>
<p>Q. And you saw her do it, did you?</p>
<p>Smith. I saw her take my handkerchief.</p>
<p>Q. When did you take her up?</p>
<p>Smith. Last Sunday morning, in Catherine-street.</p>
<p>Q. Was you in liquor when you lost these things?</p>
<p>Smith . I was a little, but I was very sensible, tho' I had not the use of my legs ; and I carried her to the watch-house.</p>
<p>Q. Have you heard any thing of these things since?</p>
<p>Smith. The watch was sold for 18 s. and she said she wished she had known my buckles had been silver; if she had, she would have had them.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Why did not he speak when I took hold of his watch?</p>
<p>Smith. She called out to somebody, and I was afraid.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I never saw the watch before, by the great God in heaven.</p>
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<p>Coun. for the Crown. I am counsel for the King against the prisoner at the bar, and his charge is , being assembled, with divers other persons, to the number of 40, at Horsey , in the county of Norfolk, in order to be aiding and assisting in running and landing uncustomed goods, &c.</p>
<p>Gentlemen, on the 10th of March, 1746. one Bailey, who kept a coffee-house in Yarmouth , had occasion to go to Horsey , and there was a gang of smuglers there, and they expected their cutter, and thought he came as a spy; and they went to one Manning's house, where this Bailey was, and whipp'd Bailey in a cruel manner; then they brought him out of Manning's house, and carried him into the church-yard, and brought out a caseknife , and told him they would cut his throat if he did not answer all the questions they asked him: and they asked him what he came there for; he said he came to see his acquaintance Manning: and they tied a rope about his neck, and almost strangled him, and tied him up to an arm of a tree, and left him almost dead. And the next step they took to get this man to shew his great thanks to them was, that they made him down on his knees, and thank them for not hanging him; and made him swear damnation to his soul if he revealed what they did; and then they let him go. And they took him into custody again the next day, but they did not treat him so ill as they did before. But, gentlemen, you must consider, that he was in very great terror; and this man having been treated as a spy without foundation, he thought, as I have been treated so ill, now I will see what these people are about; and he very cunningly pretended to be going another way; and he followed them so close , as to see what was going forward; and he saw a gang, to the number of 40 or 50, running and landing of goods; and he says the prisoner at
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<p>Co. for the Crown. Where did you live in March 1746?</p>
<p>Bailey. At Yarmouth in Norfolk.</p>
<p>Q. Was you at Horsey that Month?</p>
<p>Bailey. I was there on the tenth of March.</p>
<p>Q. Was you the next day at Horsey beach ?</p>
<p>Bailey. Yes, and the gentleman at the bar; I did not know whether his name was William or
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<interp inst="t17480907-38-person317" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , but I saw him at Horsey-beach on the eleventh, and he was in Manning's house when I was used so ill, and I saw a gang of smugglers the next day on the beach, and the prisoner was there: there were about forty of them.</p>
<p>Q. Was he armed?</p>
<p>Bailey. Yes, he was on horseback, with a pair of pistols before him.</p>
<p>Q. Were they all armed?</p>
<p>Bailey. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Were there three armed?</p>
<p>Bailey. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was there a cutter came in there?</p>
<p>Bailey. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any goods landed out of her?</p>
<p>Bailey. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What goods were landed?</p>
<p>Bailey. There were oil-skin bags, which, I suppose, had tea in them; and casks, which they commonly run brandy in.</p>
<p>Q. Are these bags the usual package for tea?</p>
<p>Bailey. It was the way I always saw it when I was a custom-house officer.</p>
<p>Q. What quantity of tea do those bags hold?</p>
<p>Bailey. About 25 pounds weight.</p>
<p>Q. What quantity do these casks hold?</p>
<p>Bailey. About four gallons and an half, or five gallons; and they all loaded their horses.</p>
<p>Pris. Coun . What time was this?</p>
<p>Bailey. Between one and two in the afternoon .</p>
<p>Q. Had he his pistols in his hand?</p>
<p>Bailey. No; he had them before him, in something that they put them into.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know this Cunningham before?</p>
<p>Bailep . I did not know him before that time.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ask him his name?</p>
<p>Bailey . I asked him if his name was Cunningham , and he said, yes.</p>
<p>Q. Now I would ask you whether you did not ask him his christian name?</p>
<p>Bailey. I don't know that I did.</p>
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<p>Co. for the Crown. Was you at Horsey, or on Horsey-beach , in the month of March 1746.</p>
<p>Leader. I was there in March 1746.</p>
<p>Q. What day of March was it?</p>
<p>Leader . I think, as near as I can guess, it was about the middle-day.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do there?</p>
<p>Leader. I was servant to one
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<p>Q. Did you see any smugglers there?</p>
<p>Leader. There were a great number of people.</p>
<p>Q. How many do you think?</p>
<p>Leader. About thirty .</p>
<p>Q. Were they all armed?</p>
<p>Leader. There were a great many armed.</p>
<p>Q. What were they employed about?</p>
<p>Leader. They were waiting for the cutter's coming in with tea and brandy; and the cutter came in the next day: then the company went down, and said they had used Mr. Bailey very barbarously; and they said they had whipp'd him till they thought they had almost kill'd him, and then hung him up over the arm of a tree, till they thought they had kill'd him.</p>
<p>Q. What goods did you see landed?</p>
<p>Leader . Oil skin bags with tea , and casks with brandy.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know there were tea in those bags?</p>
<p>Leader. Because I saw some of the tea fall out, and I tasted some of the brandy.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the taste of brandy?</p>
<p>Leader . Yes, to be sure.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner there?</p>
<p>Leader . Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the prisoner is the person?</p>
<p>Leader. Yes, I am sure; for I have known him several years.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any arms?</p>
<p>Leader . Yes; he had a brace of pistols stuck into a girdle by his side, on the same day; and I saw him go down with his arms.</p>
<p>Q. Did he load any goods?</p>
<p>Leader. I saw him load a load of goods upon his horse.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the prisoner had fire arms?</p>
<p>Leader . Yes, or I am not alive here.</p>
<p>Pris. Coun. Had he his pistols in his hand?</p>
<p>Leader . They were stuck in his girdle.</p>
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<p>Co. for the Crown. Was you upon Horsey-beach the 11th of March, 1746?</p>
<p>Kimmings . I was not upon the Beach, I was upon the Hill, and I saw a gang of smugglers; and I saw 44 Horses, and several people armed.</p>
<p>Q. Could you distinguish any of them, their persons?</p>
<p>Kimmings . No; I was not near enough to distinguish them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see Mr. Bailey that day?</p>
<p>Kimmings. Yes; and I saw the mark of the rope round his neck, and the blood was set; and there were the marks of the rope about his Wrists.</p>
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<p>Mr. Finlinson Constable. The prisoner was hurried into my house by a number of people, and a woman had a spoon in her hand which she said she took from the prisoner, and she told the prisoner she believed she stole it: the prisoner said she found it in Fleet-street; and after asking her some other questions, she said she found it in a cherrybasket in the Fleet-market; and afterwards upon a dunghill. I said, if you will not confess where you had it I will send you to prison; then she said she took it from the Rising-sun ale-house in Clare-market: I went and enquired there, and they said they had lost no such thing: I heard the prisoner declare before the Justice that she stole the two salts and the two spoons.</p>
<p>Q. to Poplet. Is that your spoon ?</p>
<p>Poplet. Yes, I believe it is; but 'tis not marked with my name.</p>
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