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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175001170001"/>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 17th, THURSDAY the 18th, FRIDAY the 19th, and SATURDAY the 20th, of January.</p>
<p>In the 23d Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE Second SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Rt. Honble Sir
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<p>NUMBER II.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster-Row. 1749.</p>
<p>[Price Four-pence. ]</p>
<p>N. B. The Public may be assured, that (during the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir
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<interp inst="f17500117-1-person2" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Lord-Mayor of this City) the Sessions-Book will be constantly sold for Four-pence, and no more, and that the whole Account of every Sessions shall be carefully compris'd in One such Four-penny Book, without any further Burthen on the Purchasers.</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>Q. to May. How could you see the prisoner at this time, it being very dark?</p>
<p>May. There are many lamps about where the cart stood, and I saw him very plain.</p>
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<p>The prosecutor took the Prisoner with the stockings upon his legs, and had him before the alderman; the stockings were marked on the heel within, to which the Prosecutor swore, also the Prisoner owned the fact.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-15-person131" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , came into my house on the 11th of Dec. about 9 o'clock at night, they called for a tankard of beer: I having but two silver tankards, and they both in use at that time, I ordered my servant to draw them a full pot of beer. I had a club in the next room; I came out for a pen and ink, I saw all my company was gone into that room, and they had left a silver tankard upon the table, near the Prisoner, who stood with his back towards it, and the rest of his company were sitting by the fire, the windows were shut up, and I went back in the other room; they went away at the door that leads to the street; after this my girl called me, and said the man is gone away with your tankard.</p>
<p>The other witness (Warwick) staid, who told me he could not go away, for that man, meaning the Prisoner, has took away something with him, either pewter or silver, like a tankard; and likewise said, he told
<persName id="t17500117-15-person132"> Judith Dyke
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<interp inst="t17500117-15-person132" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , that he and she should come into trouble about it; adding, she made a pish at it: I sent my young man one way, and I went another, but we could not find the prisoner, or the woman. Warwick still abode in the house, nor did he endeavour to get away; saying, he would stay with all his heart: then I sent for the constable of the night, and Warwick was taken into custody. I had seen the woman before, and a person gave me intelligence where she lived; I went to her house, and there was a man made answer and said, she was not at home; (we could hear her whisper ) I went back again, and we carried Warwick to New-prison; my lodger said when we came back, if I would go down to the woman, she would open the door to me; he was drinking with them that night in my house, but he has hid himself, and I cannot find him; I fear the woman has sent him out of the way; we went again, and he knocked, and she immediately let him in, and the constable took charge of her; the justice thought proper to admit her to bail. I never saw the tankard since. We searched Warwick to see if he had any knife, or such instruments about him, and I am sure he could not have the tankard about him: the justice admitted Warwick to bail, and upon Thursday evening he took the Prisoner, and sent for me, and he was secured; they went away between 8 or 9 o'clock.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-15-person133" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 11th of Dec. last as I was going along Cheapside. I met the Prisoner, I had not seen him for 4 or 5 Years; he said to me, shall we not drink together ? I said with all my heart. Said I, I'll go to the Hercules and Pillars, in Bow-lane. No, said he, I'll go to a friend at the bottom of Bread-street. We went there, and Mrs. Dyke rapp'd at the sash window, at the Bull's-head: We went in, and drank 7 or 8 Tankards of beer. Said she, I have money to receive of a man who is to meet me at the Hampshire-hog, in Goswell-street. I went with the prisoner and her there, and they staid till about 8 or 9 o'clock; they pretended to play at cards, and after that there came in a man, whom, she said, she was to receive some money of, his name is Hosier, (the person the prosecutor mentioned, who is gone out of the way.) They talked to themselves some time. The company that was at the fire mov'd from it, and we went to it, all but the prisoner at the bar, who kept his place behind the door, on the left hand: This was about an hour before they went away. When the beer came about, he said, he did not care to drink; by and bye I heard liquor spill, I turn'd and saw something like a tankard in his hand, and he cover'd it under the right hand flap of his coat; it was about half cover'd: Presently I heard liquor spill again. I went betwixt the woman, and the man of whom she was to receive money, and whisper'd them, saying, I feared we should come into trouble, for, I thought, he was going to steel away a tankard. She said, pshaw, pshaw. The man made no answer. At going away the woman went first out at the door, and I second, the prisoner after me; he had his left hand under his coat, with something like a pot or a tankard in that hand: I turn'd back at the door, and said, I must speak with this man, meaning Hosier ; but the prisoner laid hold of the skirt of my coat, and said, come along, you have no business with that man I am sure. I told Hosier the prisoner had got a tankard under his coat, or something like it. Said Hosier to the Girl, see if there be any thing missing ? Said I, it will be the best way to go, in the first place, after the man. The Constable was sent for, and I desired he would be so good as to go and take the woman, thinking she would not deny what I whisper'd to her, of my suspicion about the prisoner. The Friday following I took the prisoner in Bedford-court, coming down to Covent-garden: I did not charge him with the thing then, because I had heard of his Character; so I took him to a public house, sent for a constable, charg'd him, and sent for the Prosecutor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-15-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Constable, I was sent for the night the prosecutor was robb'd. Warwick seemed to be in some great concern, that the other man was not domin d, and said, he believed if the woman was taken, very likely the prisoner and tankard might be met with again; he likewise mentioned his whispering the woman, as mentioned before, and likewise of Stevens's spilling the beer.</p>
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<p>Q. Was there any beer in the tankard when it stood behind the prisoner?</p>
<p>Butler. I cannot tell my Lord.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-16-person147" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 5th of January, after 10 o'Clock, as I was going my Round, I saw some deals lying in George Alley; at the Hour of 11 I came again, there were 12 deals about 10 feet long, then I called to my brother watchman and desired he'd make haste round; then Mr. Lunn came out of his house, to whom I said all these were brought on shore since 10 o'Clock; he desired me to go to Mr. Ludwell ; when he and I came there, the two Prisoners were there; Mr. Lunn asked them whose Property they were, they said they took them up a drift, and that they had sunk a boat near Ratcliff, or they might have taken up many more.</p>
<p>Q. Were any of them wet?</p>
<p>Herbert. There were but two that was so.</p>
<p>Mr. Lunn deposed as the last witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-17-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Lawrence. On the 13th of Dec. the day after last Sessions, Brannam being just turned out of Newgate, I went the next day to see him in Webb-Square, there was Purcel with him; he asked me to make Purcel drink, I said I had no money; said he, pawn your ha for a shilling ; said Purcel, I'll pawn my shuttle, and at night I shall get more money; he sent me for it, I brought it, we went to the George and called for a pot of beer, he paid for it, and had three-pence half-penny left, so he would have a dram for each to put us in spirits: said Dennes Brannam, I'll go for a hammer and chissel, and I'll either have money, or I'll go where I come from again. The time he was gone from us, Purcel and I was going down Webb-Square, he made a blow at a Man with a stick and miss'd him, I hit him and knock'd him down, and took his hat, and gave it to Purcel; he went and pawned it for 1 s. 6 d. then we went to the Ship Alehouse in Webb Square, and had a pint of gin which cost 6 d. Brannam came in with two young fellows, so we drank one shilling and six-pence out there. Then we went out, (either to get money by house-breaking, or knocking people down and robbing them) we went along Shore-ditch, and opposite to the Black Dog, there was a sellar open, said Brannam, stay here, I'll go in and see if I can buy a shirt ; the boy belonging to the seller said, Brannam, what are you doing? Brannam came out, seeing the
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<p>Q. to Whiffin. Was there a man along with you?</p>
<p>Whiffin. There was, my Lord; it was my uncle, who had been along with me; he walked about two yards before me, but he did not see me knock'd down.</p>
<p>St. Lawrence. Brannam took the hammer out of his bosom, he hit the Prosecutor with it on the side of the head, I struck at him at the same time with a stick, but Brannam's blow fetched him down; I did not hurt him much; then Brannam took his hat and wig; we did intend to take what money he had, but the watch, or some people, came making a noise, so we were obliged to run; Brannam delivered the hat and wig to me; I put the wig on my head, and gave the hat to Purcel, we crossed the way, and ran down the same side of the way the robbery was done. After we had been on the other side a little time, Brannam and I went through Magpye Alley to his brother-in-law's house in Phenix-street; presently up comes Purcel, said Brannam, what signifies staying here, let's go and get some more money. The hat we left there. We went out, and going thro' Wheeler-street, we met another man, and struck at him several times before we could get him down, at last we did; Brannam gave him the last blow with the hammer ; the people came out of the houses, and the place began to be in an uproat; we took his hat and wig and ran away; then we went to White Chapel, and struck at a man there; he staggered against a shop, and we took his hat and wig, and ran away. This was about eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Dugley Macanley. Brannam told me the day after the robbery, he was the man that knocked down the prosecutor, and took his hat and wig, and also that he knocked down another man in Houndsditch the same night, and another in White-Chapel: He in Houndsditch was so hurt by the blow, that the blood comes out at his ears; I saw him last Sun-day. He told me of another in Wheeler-street.</p>
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<p>Q. Do you really believe he died of the wounds and bruises he received that night ?</p>
<p>Mary Bradley I really do believe it; his head was swell'd almost as big as three, and his eye tore in a terrible manner: about an hour before he died, he sent for a neighbour, one
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , that he might declare what he had to say; he came, and said, how do you do Mr. Bradley? My husband made answer, and said, never worse; but I hope I shall be better soon : Said he, do you think this is owing to the blows you got from those Gentlemen, for, said he, I believe you are a dying man, do you lay it to any one in particular? Said he, I lay it to one and all; and added, pray be so good as to see them brought to justice, that I may be righted. About an hour after which he turn'd himself and died.</p>
<p>Q. Did he spit any blood?</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person172" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . He began to spit blood on the wednesday following, and after that it became like a spungy matter, of all manner of colours: I shewed the pot to Mr. Greenwood, who said, he never saw a man spit such like before. His belly was swell'd, and he complained of pains and aches all over him. Upon his spitting of blood, I asked the apothecary where it came from? said he, where do you think? but from the bruises your husband has receiv'd.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person173" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lodged in the deceased's house, I was in my own room the 10th of December, and he was sitting smoaking his pipe below; those people came and knock'd at the window shutter, then at the door, as if they would break it: Mr. Bradley opened the door, and said, gentlemen, what do you want? I was come down stairs, and was then behind his back: There was a little fellow (a Baker) said d - n you, for a son of a b - h, I'll let you know, and he instantly knock'd Mr. Bradley down, and broke his stick on the side of his face; there were the other five men behind, about five yards from the door. Mr. Bradley recovered himself, and being a strong, hail, haroy man, went to strike the man again, and went to the middle of the road; they all come up and struck him, and knock'd him down again; they had all sticks, and he nothing in his hands: They all struck him I know every one of them: I took the Candle, and looked at them one by one, after they came into the house. The prisoner had a stick in his hand. The tall fellow,
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person174" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , said, if they were taken they were dead men; they were all surrounded, and carried to the Justice. They put about a pound of Candles in the fire, and were for fighting in the house. I saw Mr. Bradley every day after this. She described his branks the same, or worse than the former Witness, sash his head would hardly go into a peck measure, his spitting, corruption, &c. &c. She said the prisoner at the was the civilest of them all, and that Jemmy Parkinson, and the Baker, were the Death of the deceased.</p>
<p>Cross Examined.</p>
<p>Q. Did you tell the same before the Coroner you do now?</p>
<p>Gains. No, the Coroner would not hear me, I believe he was see'd; he made a laughing at me, and stopp'd me, and so did the gentlemen that sat by him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , deposed, he went three or four times to see the deceased in his Illness, and confirm'd what the Widow had sworn as to his dying words, and that he complained much about his breast, stomach, and head; and that he saw him when he was dead, and he was very black about his shoulders, head, breast, and neck; he also said, the prisoner behaved the best of the six persons.</p>
<p>Eliz. Ridley. I live in the neighbourhood; those six persons knock'd at my door that very night : we let them all go by, we stood a little while, and we heard murder cry'd; we went out, and went to the first Red Lyon, and there we heard there were a heap of young men beating Mr. Bradley, I saw the deceased the next day after he came back from the justice, his head was swelled, he was terribly bruised about the face, and said he was extream bad. I went to see him two or three days after, he said he could eat nothing at all: I saw him in his illness I believe ten times; sometimes I thought he would recover, and sometimes I thought he would not. I said a week before he died. he would not live, he seemed to heave, and could hardly fetch his breath, which he said was from an inward bruise; I did not observe his spitting.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175001170009"/> I saw him that very night he died, and heard him say, his death proceeded from those six men beating of him: He said several times to his wife, make yourself easy, and I hope in God those fellows will be made to suffer; and after he was dead, I saw conjealed blood round his neck and on his breast. I wanted to have been heard before the coroner, but a gentleman belonging to him would not let me in.</p>
<persName id="t17500117-18-person177"> Hannah Francis
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person177" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lodge in Mr. Bradley's house, up one pair of stairs. I saw the deceas'd beat by those men; I was but a very little time by, I was so frightned, but cannot say I saw the Prisoner near enough him to strike him. I saw the deceased every day, and he never was well afterwards. He was very much beat about the head and body, and some very bad marks appeared about his neck after he was dead. Was the others at the bar, I could say something against them, but as to the prisoner I cannot.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17500117-18-person178"> John Robertson
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had some knowledge of the prisoner, being a townsman; hearing of his being taken into custody for this unhappy affair, I went to the coroner's inquest to see what proofs were made against him. I was present when the woman Gains was examined. I did not observe the least obstruction made by the coroner. There was one witness came when Mr. Wright the coroner was summing up the evidence, and that person was refused. On his cross-examination, he said, whether the coroner laugh'd or not, he could not tell, and that he thought, upon the whole evidence, that the matter was a trifling affair.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in Bow-street, Covent-garden, to the deceased. He told me he had a pain over his shoulders, breast, and head. It was very evident he had received sad blows on his head, which was a good deal swelled; his pulse was very quick; I bled him very largely; I thought he had been drinking. I saw him again the next day, between ten and eleven, he was prodigiously better, but still complain'd of pain, but I have seen people at a boxing-match beat a great deal more, and done well again; his eye was only a common black eye, it was very much swelled. I went before justice Fielding, and said I did not think his Life was in danger, and the affair was made up: (to another Q. he says, he thought him in but very little danger) adding, his head was swelled about as big as half my fist about the face. I saw the deceased when dead, the day the coroner attended his body. There was nothing particular appeared that could be the cause of his death, neither do I think his death was occasioned by what he received this 10th of December.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent for to attend the deceas'd after this action happened. I come to him on Sunday morning about 8 o'clock, 8 days after he had been beat; he complained of pains all over him; he was short breath'd and severish; he said he had been out and got a great cold, by being carried about and going to town, and I bled him.</p>
<p>Q to the Prosecutrix. Did you hear your husband complain of getting cold?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. No. my Lord, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. to Greenwood. Did you see any blood in the pot, or corruption?</p>
<p>Greenwood. I always looked in the pot, there was a rough matter, but not the least appearance of blood; his head was tied up, and as to his eye, I did not see it needed any surgeon's business; there was a little fullness on one eye more than the other; I did not examine his head; I laid two blisters on his arms, and two on his back, and had he been bruised, as mentioned, I must have seen it when I stripp'd down his cloathes ; I saw no bruises. The day after he was dead I saw him, he was very black in those parts, and down one side; but this is common to persons who die a natural death, I have seen it in children and grown persons. I believe the catching of cold was the occasion of his death, and not his being beat; he complained of very short breath; I talked with the deceased in conversation; he said he had been beat a great deal worse than this, and got well sooner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-18-person182" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went to the deceased at Bow-street, and he was sitting leaning with his head upon a table, and seemed to be wet through; it was a very rainy night. The constable told me the surgeon had been there, and said there was no danger, and that he was willing to take six guineas of the gentlemen to make it up.</p>
<p>Ten Persons gave the Prisoner a good character, and
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person240" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> who knew my tongue; I told him I had been robb'd; I described the person in so particular a manner, to Mr. Harris, who was quite a stranger to me, who came to me on the Thursday morning after, that he said I had no occasion to say any more about it, for he knew the Man that had robb'd me, saying, he had been at his house that evening two or three hours, with two or three foot soldiers, who had put off bad money to him. I can swear to the prisoner's face, by the light of the window at the Robin-hood, and am satisfied he is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 19th of December, I was going to London; near eight o'Clock I heard Mr. Miller's Tongue, and said, who's that, Mr. Miller? he had got his handkerchief about his face; I asked him, what was the matter? he told me, he had been robb'd, and advis'd me not to go that way; then came up Mr. Fowler, Sir, said he, do you see how I have been used? I told him, that he had been used very dirtily; he stood upon the Titter-Totter, being in liquor. I went with Mr. Harris to Harp-alley; on the Saturday 7-night, going by Somerset-house, there was a soldier stood century; said Mr. Harris, that is one of the Men who was in company at my house the night Mr. Miller was robb'd; when I got home, I went up to Mr. Babb, and desired him to go and acquaint Mr Miller, that I had saw a Man whom Mr. Harris said was in company with the man who robb'd him that night, at his house: Then Mr. Miller and Mr. Babb came and called upon me, and we all three went to Mr. Harris's. We four went to the Parade, and saw the guards reliev'd; I shewed Mr. Miller the man I saw upon guard; Mr. Miller said, he knew nothing of him. While we was talking, the prisoner was coming along, Mr. Miller said, as soon as he saw him, that is the man who robbed me; Mr. Harris said, that is the man you describ'd to me. Mr. Harris call'd the prisoner to him; Mr. Miller went up to him, and walk'd round him, and said afterwards, he was well satisfied he was the Man. Babb and I followed him to his Lodging, and brought him from thence to an ale-house to Mr. Harris and Mr. Miller.</p>
<p>Mr. Harris. I have known the prisoner almost three years; he did belong to Ligonier's Horse. On the 19th of December, he came to my house, with four soldiers, and a trumpeter's wife; they were there from between three and four, till seven. When the reckoning came to be paid, the prisoner, and one of the others, began to quarrel; I went between them, and desired them to desist; one of them,
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person242" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , had a short sword under his arm; he and the prisoner went out together, they stood at the door, and wanted to drink there; then Chelsea Clock struck seven, I heard it. Said Swinney to Macdonald, you had better stay and lie with me to-night, and I would give the prisoner a bed; but they would not stay, so both went away at seven, and I came in after I had took the reckoning, and found I had receiv'd two bad Shillings of the other man. When I had took up that man, and put him in the Savoy, I hearing Mr. Miller had been robb'd, I sent to him, he came and describ'd the prisoner, saying he was no soldier, but there was soldiers in company that knocked him down, and abused his friend; he described the man who robb'd him, thus - He was a lusty young fellow, was inclin'd to sat, with a full fat hand, black shock hair, or a wigg answerable to it; his hand warm withal, and a very coarse voice, and that he was robbed about half an hour after seven o'clock, and said, he believed they came out of the Thistle and Crown - The rest as the last witness, about going to the Park, &c.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I have got very good Evidence to prove where I was at that time that night.</p>
<p>Collonboon. I live at the Thistle and Crown in the Five Fields; the prisoner on the Tuesday before Christmass, came in a little after six o'clock. I
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person243" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , his young daughter, deposed, this same night the prisoner came in a little after six o'clock, there was her uncle Henry there, who was going on board a ship, who came to take his leave of them; she said, there was her father, and a man that works at Farmer
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the Crown and Thistle on the Tuesday before Christmas. The prisoner came in about half an hour after six o'clock, or not so much ; there was the man of the house, and his brother; I staid there from before he came in, 'till after he went away, at half an hour past nine, and I went to-bed a little time after; he never was any farther out of the house, than to the threshold, to make water. I never was out of the house all that time. I lodge there.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lodg'd at the Thistle and Crown this very night. I am a soldier in the second regiment of guards. I came in a little before eight; I saw the prisoner at the bar, the gentleman of the house, and his brother-in-law, all drinking together. I sat with them 'till half an hour past nine; there was
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<p>This being the soldier who the prisoner came to in the park, was asked, what he said to Mr. Harris on the affair? he answer'd. Mr. Harris told been there had been such people robb'd ; and the man had describ'd the person so and so; said, by the description given, it seemed as if he was the man.</p>
<p>Mr. Harris. This Witness said, at that time, he believed they were both guilty; for they looked very blank, (meaning the prisoner, and another soldier) and this witness was one of the company that night drinking with the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-28-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the Robin-hood. The prosecutor came into my house about seven o'clock that night: he had a little sprinkle of blood on his left eye. I asked him, what was the matter? He said, he had been robb'd of five Guineas. I was slipshoe'd, and ask'd him, if I should put up my shoes and pursue them? He told me, it was not much matter; saying, he believed they were gone. The man along with him was a little in liquor; who said, he had lost a cane or stick; he desired me to let him have a piece of candle, and go out to see if he could find it, where he had been robb'd. We went to the place ; then he desired me to see him as far as Chelsea, which I did, with my servant my Dog, and my Gun. We saw him as far as the Constable's, there he called for a pint of twopenny, and gave my man twopence; the place was about fifty or sixty yards from my house. It is impossible the prosecutor should see the prisoner's face there by the light of my window.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The place where we went to look for the stick, was the place where Mr. Fowler was robb'd; and the place where I was robb'd, was about half-way between that place, and this man's house: I being before Mr. Fowler, at that time.</p>
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<p>Q. to Hipkiss. When did you see these goods last, before they were removed from the waggon?</p>
<p>Hipkiss. I loaded the waggon at Birmingham ; they were part of the loading: I saw them in the waggon at 7 o'clock that night.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Prosecutor. This man was but that very morning clear'd from the Gate house; he behaved so very ill, that I never saw a man behave so in in my life. The Justice would not do any thing till he was handcuff'd ; he threatened to shoot the Justice thro' the head, to run a knife into his heart, &c. and called him all the odd names he could think on.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17500117-45-off194 t17500117-45-crimeloc196"/>, Dec. the 20th; and, was informed the prisoner had picked my pocket. I felt in my pocket, and miss'd my silk handkerchief. He went up Crooked-lane, and joined with several others, who appeared to me to be his conserts. I went after him; he looking back, saw me, and went into a shop. I went in, and took him, and had him before my Lord Mayor. I did not find my handkerchief.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500117-45-person345" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was coming along Fish-street-hill, Dec. 20th; I saw the prisoner take a handkerchief out of the prosecutor's pocket. I directly informed the gentleman of it. He turned up Crooked-lane; there were several fellows with him, who made away from him; they seemed to be his companions. He made into a shop, and there was taken.</p>
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<p>This is the same Ventrus who was an accomplice with
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<interp inst="t17500117-49-person362" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Horn-fair-day last, I went into the country to buy goods. I live in the Borough. Coming over
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<interp inst="t17500117-49-person363" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of Oct. about 10 o'clock, a woman brought a watch to pawn. She asked 30 s. her Name is
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<interp inst="t17500117-49-person364" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . She was committed along with the prisoner. I asked her whose it was? she told me, it was a gentleman's at the boot in Princes-street. I thought it might be taken as people came from the play, as the play was just done. I told the woman, I should stop it 'till she brought the owner. She went out, and brought the prisoner at the bar, who told me, it was his watch; then came in another man, and said, it is mine; so give me it, or he would hurt me; then, I said, I would not give it him without his first telling the name. Upon that, he said, he would not, but he would have the watch. It had a green string to it, and the place where a seal should hang, was fresh cut. Before I gave it back, I took the name and number of it upon a card; the maker's name, Sewil, No. 540, Senier. I gave the other man the watch again. So on the 20th of October, I saw a watch advertis'd, lost upon London-bridge, the 18th of October, the name as this. No. forgot. I thought proper to let the man know, that such a thing was offered to me, which I did. The prosecutor came over the water, and asked me, what sort of a man it was? I describ'd him; he said, by the description, it was the same man that did the robbery. Then we went to Justice Fielding's, and took out a warrant, and took up the woman; and we took out a warrant, by the descriptions of the two men; the woman was in custody 'till last sessions. I being attending here, and saw this person come to give evidence, I went home, and got the warrant, and had him secured.</p>
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