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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175002280001"/>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 28th, of February. THURSDAY the 1st, FRIDAY the 2d, SATURDAY the 3d, MONDAY the 5th, TUESDAY the 6th, and WEDNESDAY the 7th of March.</p>
<p>In the 23rd Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE Third SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Rt. Honble Sir
<persName id="f17500228-1-person1"> Samuel Pennant
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<p>NUMBER III.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster-Row. 1750.</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="f17500228-1-person2" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Lord-Mayor of this City) the Sessions-Book will be constantly sold for Four-pence, and be more, and that the whole Account of every Sessions shall be carefully compriz'd in Exe such Four-penny Book, without any farther Burthen on the Purchasers.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175002280002"/>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>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>178.
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<interp inst="t17500228-1-person36" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, the Prisoner dined at his house that day, and at night, when he was going to bed, missed the tankard, the next day he went to Goldsmiths Hall, and had advertisements sent about.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>179.
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<p>180.
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<p>181.
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<interp inst="t17500228-5-person57" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, he apprehended the prisoner about four or five days after the tankard was missing, and that he owned before him and Dennes Richolate, the taking of the Tankard, and told them it was then in his lodging-room, where the constable went and found it.</p>
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<p>184.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17500228-7-off25 t17500228-7-crimeloc27"/>, Nov. 26. I came up to London to look for him, and found him at Knightsbridge, upon the road, in a team, on the 2d of December. Although he is blind, in his place, we value him at about 5 l.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-7-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Collar-maker; the prisoner at the bar sold me the horse without shoes, with a bridle, saddle, and collar, for 10 s. 6 d. and, as Mr. Mason lives near me. I begg'd the favour of him to let him stand in his stable till I had an opportunity to kill him, and also told him, he might work him if he pleas'd: So he was found under his cart by the former witness. He was a poor object indeed, blind, swell'd legs, and had had the pole-evil.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-7-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the coach and horses in Swan-yard, facing Somerset-house; the prisoner at the bar brought this horse to my stable about the 26th or 27th of November; he staid there two Nights. Mr. Griffith came to my house the 29th to buy him; the prisoner and he did not then agree; the prisoner seem'd to have no money; he went out, and at his return, said he had sold the horse for a guinea and a half; and said he had not money to pay me for his keeping; but if I would go with him, I should be paid, when he went to deliver the horse. When I came to Mr. Griffith, I then found he had sold the horse but for half a guinea; out of which he paid me about 8 s. for the horse and himself.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-7-person69" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> depos'd, she chang'd a guinea for Mr. Griffith, and saw him, out of the change, pay the prisoner 10 s. 6 d. for the horse.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17500228-7-defend63 t17500228-7-punish29"/> Death </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>185.
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<p>186.
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<p>187, 188.
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<p>The only Evidence was
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<p>189.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>General St. Clair. It being the Birth-day of the Prince of Wales, I had been to pay my duty to his Royal Highness. Returning back, the place being crowded with chairs, &c. I was oblig'd to go out at the great gate. Turning to the right hand, I found, by the little shops, a prodigious crowd of people; I found myself thrust backwards and forwards, then I suspected I should have my pocket pick'd: I put down my hand, and found I had lost my handkerchief; then I felt for my watch, and found that was gone. I thought to myself, that whoever
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<p>The prisoner desired Shorthouse might be put out of the court while he asked the General one question, which was granted; which was, what time of the day this was done ? to which the General reply'd, it was between one and two o'clock in the afternoon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-16-person108" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going through the Prince of Wales's Court at this time, and I observ'd General St. Clair coming along, and a crowd of people about him. I observ'd two men in particular, one on his right hand, and the other on his left. He on the right press'd forward, leaning over the General's right shoulder ; after that, he seem'd to decline back. The General almost at the same time turn'd back, and said I have lost my watch; took hold of two men, and said either of you have got it; seeming in a consternation, as not knowing which had it. The man on his left hand seem'd to slip in between the General and the other on his right, saying, I Sir, what I Sir, have I got your watch, Sir? &c. He looked about seemingly as though he wanted to get away amongst the chairs and coaches. I said to the General, Sir, this man has got your watch, meaning him on the right. The General had quitted his hold; but immediately collar'd him again, and lugg'd him forward, in order to deliver him into the hands of the centinel. Then I saw that man put his hand into either his coat or waistcoat-pocket, and saw the chain hang out. Then I saw the watch drop from his pocket, and I pick'd it up, and gave it to the General. I cannot swear to him; for that was the only time I ever saw him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you say to the General, it was the old man that pick'd his pocket?</p>
<p>Shorthouse. No, my Lord ; but the Remark the General made then, was (in that Hurry) that it was the old man; the other being a young man, and not so big. To me now the prisoner seems younger than at that time, if he be the man.</p>
<p>Q. How was that man cloath'd ?</p>
<p>Shorthouse. He had on a blue coat, and a grizzle wigg.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-16-person109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the provosi's marshal man, depos'd, he was in waiting that day, and that the Gen gave him charge of two men, one of them with a blue-grey coat on, and a darkish wigg, for picking his pocket of a gold watch; that he had him in custody for some time, while the General went up into the court, for Mr. Varne, who came, and committed them both to the Gatehouse, Westminister, and that he, with a file of mujketteers, conducted him, and deliver'd him safe there. Not seeing him since, or knowing him before, he would not take upon him to swear to the Prisoner.</p>
<p>
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<p>Patrick Henley, the Deputy-turnkey, depos'd, he receiv'd them with the commitment which was read in court, and that he knew the prisoner well in Dublin. Before and when he was committed, he had on a blue-grey coat, and a darkish wigg.</p>
<p>The prisoner desired he might be asked, when he ever saw him before? To which he answer'd, when he, the prisoner, went by the Name of Banbidge, the pickpocket, in Dublin.</p>
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<p>Both
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<p>The witnesses were the same as in the tryal of
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<interp inst="t17500228-20-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 15th of February, between the hours of eleven and twelve at night, I went for a pot of beer to an ale-house, in Mansfield-street, Goodmans-fields; coming back, two fellows, the prisoner one of them, ran up to me, and asked me for some beer; I told him he had no business with it; with that he would not let me pass. He penn'd me up against a shelf, with his arms on each side. I call'd out for the assistance of the watch; he then struck me on the head with his fist, took my hat and wigg, and ran away towards Rosemary-branch-alley. I ran after him, calling out, Watch! Stop Thief! &c. He, finding himself pursued, flung my hat and wigg down. He had carried them about twenty or thirty yards; the watchman took him presently, and carried him into the George ale-house; and in the morning, before Justice Ricards, he confess'd the fact, and also that he had committed another robbery that same night. The other person I saw with him, said nothing to me.</p>
<p>Being cross-examined, he said he did not know he ever saw the prisoner in his life before that time. He was asked if the prisoner did not say to him, give me them halfpence you snatch'd from me some time ago. He answer'd, no such word was ever mentioned to him. To how old he was? he said he was sixteen, last December.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-20-person133" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the George ale-house ; I heard the cry, Stop Thief! &c. I went out at my door, and the watchman and I took hold of the prisoner together, and brought him into the house. He own'd he gave the prosecutor a knock on the pate, and took his hat and wigg.</p>
<p>Cross-Examined.</p>
<p>Q. Was the constable by at this confession?</p>
<p>Buckmaster. No, he was not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear talk of 140 l. on his Conviction ?</p>
<p>Buckmaster. No, Sir, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Was you afraid of him when he penn'd you up?</p>
<p>Slugh. Yes, Sir, because there was another fellow stood by.</p>
<p>Q. Should you have been afraid of him, had he been alone ?</p>
<p>Slugh. I cannot tell. The prisoner seem'd to be about the age of the prosecutor; or, if any thing, a little older.</p>
<p>A Watchman. I heard the prosecutor cry out, Watch! Stop Thief! &c. I seeing him with a pot of beer in his hand, bare-headed, I pursued the prisoner, and going to strike him, he said don't abuse me, I'll stand; I'll stand still. The other witness came out of his house; we took hold of him, and carried him from thence to Whitechapel watchhouse, and the next day to Justice Ricards. The Justice, not being in the way, we took him to the Golden lyon, just by; and before the Justice's Clerk, he own'd he had struck the lad, and took away his hat and wigg, and ran away with them, and also, that he and another person committed another robbery that night.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-20-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a gun-stock-maker, and live within a hundred yards of the place where the robbery was committed; coming home the 5th of February, between 11 and 12 o'clock, I pass'd the prisoner at the bar, and another man, near the bottom of Mansfield-street. I had not got 50 yards farther, before I heard the cry of Stop Thief! &c. I directly ran, and, by the moon-light, I saw the prisoner running, and a watchman in close pursuit of him. I was the third person that came to him; we took him into Mr. Buckmaster's house; he there own'd he gave the prosecutor a knock on the pate, and took off his hat and wigg.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence. I and the prosecutor have play'd together many a time; and once when I was sick, he took some halfpence from me. I said, will you give me some beer, Doctor? he said, he would not. I then asked him for the money he took from me. He said he would not give it me. I then said, I'll keep your hat and wigg. Then he cry'd out, Watch.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-20-person135" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I was coming down Prescot-street. about three weeks ago, one night, past 11 o'clock. I heard two or three boys quarrelling about some beer; then one of them said, will you give me the money you snatch'd from me? the other said, I have none of your money, nor none I will give you. Then he said, I'll keep your hat and wigg till you give me the money. And, accordingly, I saw a boy run across the way with a hat in his hand,
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Dunn. I live in Sherbourn-lane, and am a ticket porter, and ply at Change alley.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to know of this tryal, to give your Evidence?</p>
<p>Dunn. About a night or two after that, I was in Whitechapel, I was telling it to a butcher, who told me there was a boy committed upon it, and that his father was in the house; saying, he would call him; so he desired I would tell him where I liv'd, and he would call upon me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-20-person137" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . What this witness says is absolutely false. I have been bound to Mr. Brown, an Apothecary, who is here in court, for a year, and I have not rid a horse but once since, and that is about half a year ago, and then went on my own business to Tottenham. I am certain I have not been in that yard this two months, and not above two or three times this twelve-month, and then only as I had occasion to go that way on my master's business; and I am sure I never did toss up for a farthing or a halfpenny in all my life. Upon my Oath, what he has swore is false, and I never saw the prisoner in my life, before he robb'd me.</p>
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<p>Thomas Lewis, an accomplice, depos'd. Stanton, Webster,
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<p>To prove that proper steps had been taken in order to render the prisoner a felon already convicted, Justice Kellett depos'd, that
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<p>Mr. Sharpe, Clerk to the Council, depos'd, it being laid before his Majesty in Council, on the 22nd of March, 1747, by the Duke; and that he was directed to issue out an Order of Council, requiring the prisoner, and others mentioned in the information, to surrender themselves within forty days, &c. which order was issued the 22d from the court at St. James's.</p>
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<p>Mr. Swackman, his clerk, depos'd, he copy'd it true, and proclaim'd it at Beccles, on Saturday the 26th, about a quarter of an hour past twelve; and at Southwold, on the Friday following, the 31st of March, and afterwards fix'd up a true copy on each market-cross.</p>
<p>The Jury found the Issues for the King.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and wanted it to be prov'd. I went with him before Dr. Paul, and he swore he was the sole executor of that will, and that that was the last will of
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . It was ingross'd, and carried into the office, and as a case was depending in the office, between the deceased's father and one Knox, it was put off from time to time, till we could send to the deceased's father. The father came, and so did this pretended executor, about it. My master told the father there was a will made by his son,
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<p>The will was read in court; the purport of which was, that
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , from August 8, 1743, to the time he was discharged from her, September 8, 1746, 35 l. He went on board the Guernzey's prize the same day, and continued there till he fell over board, and was drowned, Nov. 13. 1746. Due on board her, 2 l. At his death there was 37 l. due to him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; on the 15th of this month, I was at the Proctor's office; Mr. Hughs ordered me to go over to the Paul's head; he brought in the prisoner, and said to me, is this your son? I said, no; I have never a son in the world. I was so confus'd, I could not retain all that was said, but the prisoner fell down on his knees, and begg'd of me to forgive him. I said, the law should take its course. We went to Guild-hall; the Justice asked me if my son could write? I said, he could very well; (the will having a mark to it, and wrote by it, the mark of
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) There the prisoner own'd it was a forg'd will, and that it was one
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who liv'd on the back of Johnson's-change, in Ragg-fair, next door to the Crooked-billet, that wrote it; and, that some other persons wrote other names, not their own, to witness it. I went down to this Crooked-billet; and there one
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person172" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> liv'd but he was not within; so I came away, and was not there since. The prisoner own'd his name was
<persName id="t17500228-23-person173"> James Young
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , at the office, and before the sitting alderman. I asked him, how he came to find out the ticket ? (for he had found out the merchant that had it) he said, it was his business to find out tickets. I was some time before I could find it out.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>That morning I was intoxicated with liquor, and one
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person174" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17500228-23-person174" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> owed me some money; the will I got from him; he told me, he was real executor of it, and said, he was afraid of being arrested at the commons for debt, so I carried it in order to execute it for him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he bid you say you was the testator's brother?</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175002280008"/>Prisoner. I am not sensible whether I said he was my brother, or not, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Who is that Brockman?</p>
<p>Prisoner. He is one who takes Rs off; he lives next door to the Crooked-billet, in Rosemary-lane.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person175" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner married my daughter; he was unhappily drawn into this by one
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<interp inst="t17500228-23-person176" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , an Irishman, who has been at sea. I have been seeking for him night and day, but cannot find him; I know he did it, I was there when it was done; the prisoner is a harmless, honest man.</p>
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<p>204.
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<p>205.
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<interp inst="t17500228-26-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Knightsbridge ; I was in company with the prosecutor; the affair happen'd near a house call'd Bloody-bridge-house ; I believe I might be about 100 yards before the prosecutor; and coming near a stile, there were two men seemingly coming over it; I think I saw three men, when I came to turn out of the King's-road to St. George's-hospital. I all the time heard a horse galloping after me; when I came to this gate, I cry'd, Crompton, where are you? I turn'd about, the horse was behind me, and nobody on him ; I was under much concern, and rode back up the road; riding about 150 yards, I met him in a terrible fright ; said he, I have been robb'd, telling me as he mentioned before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-26-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The day after Mr. Crompton was robb'd, the prisoners at the bar, and one Blake, came to my house, the Hog in armour, in Field-lane; they call'd for a pint of beer, and asked for one John, a Countryman; they asked for the news-paper; I told 'em it was in use. After I carried the paper to them, I saw all their heads together over the table, and saw a watch in the hands of North, which they suddenly snatch'd away upon my approach. After some time, I came into the room again, and Wilkinson had got it open, shewing it to another man in the room, saying, his uncle died and left it him, and that it cost him thirty guineas, but he would be glad to sell it for fifteen. They then paid for three pints of beer, and went their ways.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-26-person196" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the Hog in armour, in Field-lane, this time; Wilkinson, North, and Blake, were in another box; North had his sword under his arm; (the prisoners were soldiers) they had a watch to dispose of, and this John, that was mentioned before, was asked, if he could sell it? John said, here is a watch maker in company, (meaning myself) may-be he'll buy it, or help you to a chapman. Then Wilkinson pull'd the watch out of his pocket; it was a gold one, with an enamell'd dial-plate. I open'd it, and look'd at it; there was a stone upon the cock; I took it to be a jewel watch; the name was
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<p>The Prosecutor depos'd, that the watch he lost was as describ'd by the last witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-26-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> depos'd, that going to guard Wilkinson to New Prison he began to confess, saying, he pull'd the Prosecutor from off his House, and that Blake, and North, and himself robb'd him, and that he told him, if he designed it to be any advantage to himself, he must confess before a justice of the peace.</p>
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<p>Both
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<p>On his Cross Examination he said he was on a sizeable Bay Horse, and had an old blue Butcher's frack on under a great coat which was unbutton'd,' and that he was one of the Hawkhurst Gang, and that he was at Maidstone when the Prisoner was brought to Goal, and that he knew him again at first sight, and that the Prisoner upon seeing him fell down on his face.</p>
<p>Humphry Hatton. I live at Lidd, and in Aug. 1746, I met this same gang in the Town with their baggage, arm'd with some Pistols, Carbines or Blunderbusses with Horses loaded with oil-skin bags and half anchors, about 10 or 12 in number ; the Prisoner was one of this number, he had a Carbine or Blunderbus flung to his shoulder, and an oil-skin bag behind him; this was on the 13th of Aug. in the morning betwixt 7 and 8 o'clock; I had liv'd Ostler at the George in Lidd and have known the Prisoner this 7 years, the smuglers us'd to call at that house day and night, us'd to lay them down in the yard, this was call'd Hawkhurst gang, I knew
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<p>On his cross examination he said the Prisoner rode a middle size bay Horse, and had on a loose great coat of a lightish colour, being ask'd what was under that coat, he answered he did not mind, saying he had enough to do to get out of their way ; being then driving a load of corn cut of the field, and was obliged to get it out on one side of the road to let them go by.</p>
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<p>On his cross examination he said he believ'd Westraham in Kent was about fourscore miles from Lidd.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence,</p>
<p>I never saw these people in my life except when in Maidstone Goal, some people came round the door, I had got a cat stroking her, and she ran up my shoulder, and by that they mark'd me so as to swear to me now, I never was at Lidd in my life.</p>
<p>To which he call'd
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<p>Then John Potter, at Seven-oakes within 6 or 7 miles of Westerham in Kent was call'd, who deposed he had known the Prisoner near 2 years, and that his general character is that of a great smuggler.</p>
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<p>212.
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<p>213, 214, 215, 216.
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<interp inst="t17500228-32-person241" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and I, and Mr. Wittingbury, and three men more, went to apprehend Stanton the prisoner; when we came to the house we were directed to, we went up two pair of stairs and broke open the door, when we came into the room there was Stanton upon the table in his shirt, with an intent to get out at the window, but Mr. Wittingbury took hold of him; I saw the gold watch lying upon the bed, I took it, it was swore to before justice Fielding by the prosecutor.</p>
<p>Stanton ask'd Mr. Wittingbury to be his friend, which was to get him to be accepted an evidence, &c. adding he would tell him were more of his company was, if he would, Mr. Wittingbury said he would do what was in his power, and asked him if there were any of them near, that we might take them immediately, he told us there were two more in the next room ; we found the door fastened, so we surrounded the house, Busby strove to get up the chimney, after the house was surrounded we broke open the chamber door, there we found him and
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<interp inst="t17500228-32-person243" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Stanton was in an information and likewise where to be found, &c. we went to the room door and looked thro' the key hole, and I saw his coat in the room, then we burst open the door, there was he in his shirt on the table, in order to get out at the window, he went on and confirm'd swhat was deposed by the former Witness.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-34-person271" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had carried a fare from the Old Bargehouse to White-fryars, a man and a woman; they told me they should stay about two hours, and if they saw me they would go with me back; I rowed up to the Temple, thinking I had time enough to get another fare before they returned. I kept my eye upon White-friars causeway while I was at the Temple-stairs, there I saw a man in white coat come down, and another in a blue-grey coat after him, with a portmanteau on his shoulder. The boy came down asking after two such men, saying he had been robbed, &c. Said I, I'll be hanged if they are not the two men, then we mann'd two boats. The rest as the former witnesses.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-34-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a waterman, and ply at White-sriars. The two prisoners at the bar came down there, and I plyed them Jan 27. Bastow answered when I plyed, taking them into the boat. Said Bastow, pray lend my servant a hand into the boat, (meaning Roney with the portmanteau) which I did. I asked them where they would land? they said, row downwards; I said whereabouts? they said, Pull down. I said, on which side? they said, On the other side. When I got against Horseshoe-alley they bid me pull in there; I was got farther down towards Bank-end, so I landed them there. Bastow said, what must I give you? I said he paid me, and away they went. The other boat with the three watermen put in about three minutes after they were landed.</p>
<p>Roney's Defence. I carried the portmanteau into the house in Fleet-lane. So I said I would carry it out, which I did. When I was got into the Market I lost the boy ; I was told he was gone up Fleet-street, so I ran up Fleet-street, then I was told he had taken water, and gone to the George in the Borough : I took boat to go there with the portmanteau to enquire for him, and they stopp'd me.</p>
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<p>220, 221.
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<p>Both Acquitted.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17500228-36-person293" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Hambleton, and I, stole the watch. We had seen the watch hang up in an inward room, and made two or three essays to get it, but could not till the last time. I went into the shop with a pretence to buy a half-penny worth of sugar; I had some half-pence in my pocket and I took out one, gave it a trundle into the room where the watch was hanging; I followed it, took the watch, put it into my breeches pocket. The man was weighing
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<p>128.
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<p>229.
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<interp inst="t17500228-40-person314" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who came in court accidentally, deposed, he had known the prosecutor many years, and that she had been a common street-walker, and new keeps a house of ill fame in Prince's Court, Hedge Lane, the regulator of the watch had before deposed, the prisoner was a common prostitute, and had said, he knew no ill of the prosecutor, but to that Mr. Milbourne said he must know as well as he to the contrary, for which this regulator of the watch was justly blamed by the court.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person335" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , (the Commitment was read in Court) on the same evening, it was nearer eight o'clock than seven; a person knocked at the prison door, it was opened to let them in; there are two doors in the nature of folding doors, with an upper and lower bolt; one of the doors is always shut; there is a cross bar, with a lock to keep it shut. When the Door was opened, that is, the folding part, usually opened, the turnkey was prevented closing it again; a stick, or something like it, being thrust in betwixt the post; and that in the same instant there was a great rushing to force it open; there were seven or eight of us within; we guessed there might be five or six of them; thus we shov'd force against force ; at length we closed the door; but betwixt the time of closing it there were five pistols shot off from without; one was fired the moment the door was opened, which almost blinded us; the balls and shot stick now in the wood within; there is also a little wicket with four small iron bars in it, to peep through. The prisoner Mullins had just before been with Jones in the prison, and the door of this wicket was that evening forced away and lost; so that they without could have an opportunity of seeing us within through this hole, or the door when opened; two persons within were stabbed,
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person336" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and another man, a prisoner, who assisted us at the gate, was run quite through the elbow. No ball or shot touched any of us; one of them made himself an evidence; we have nobody but he and some circumstances corresponding with it to prove the identity of the prisoners, it being
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<p>Q. from Bowen. Did not Brian say, that at that time I was in a salivation.</p>
<p>Salt. I believe Brian said Bowen was in a walking fall.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person339" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's companions, that he was committed to the Gatehouse, for picking the pocket of General St. Clair, of a gold watch; there were then at that house,
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person344" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> is not yet taken; we were drinking gin and beer; we concluded to go and rescue Jones out; we come out of Field's house in order to go down to York-buildings; but we went first to the Fox in Drury-lane, where we found the other four, Norton otherwise Smith, Uptebacke otherwise Mills,
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person348" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , had a pistol, Mullins had a pistol, which burst in the barrel ; after which, he threw it away, it hurt his right hand ; Carmitchell had a knife and a stick in his hand, the short end of a broomstick; Smith had a hanger and a stick; Bowen first knocked at the door, and when it was open, I put my stick between the door and the post; we strove to get in, but the Chain being fastened across the gate, we could not; we met with a strong resistance from within, Harper got his body between the gate and the post, and was squeezed; Bowen stabbed somebody within in the time with his hanger, betwixt the gate and gate-post, over his head; he got hold of Harper's arm, and somebody within got hold of him behind, but he was pulled out. I heard a Man cry out he was stabb'd; afterwards the gate was shut; there were about three pistols fired, or more; I was in much hurry, and can't remember the number; I saw Jones otherwise Harper, after he was taken out, as far as King-street, Westminster; we came all away together, making a great noise ; about Whitehall we dispersed, some one way, and some another.</p>
<p>Q. from Bowen. Did not you say before the justice that I was all that time in a sallivation ?</p>
<p>Brian. I might say he was in a sort of a walking fall.</p>
<p>Q. from Dowdle. How was I arm'd?</p>
<p>Brian. With a pistol and cutlass.</p>
<p>Q. from Smith, otherwise Norton. How was I armed?</p>
<p>Brian. With a hanger and an oaken stick; I knew him this three or four years; I belonged to a privateer, and we retook him, and brought him to England.</p>
<p>Bowen. My Lord, Brian would never have discovered any thing had he not been taken up upon my information.</p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am under turnkey to Mr. Salt, at the Gatehouse: when Jones was brought prisoner there, that day about four o'clock Mullins came to visit him; about five they were about the yard backwards and forwards by themselves; he staid there till about seven; he asked me what o'clock it was, I said a little after seven ; he said blood and ouns let me go, it is time for me to go, and I let him out, and this fray happened about eight o'clock; somebody come and knocked at the door; it was opened to let them in; there was a stick put in between the door and the post, so that it could not shut too to lock; the chain was on the door in the inside, or they had all rushed in; they forced on the outside, we for our shoulders to force within against them; in the mean time, Harper got some way betwixt our legs, and was pulled away from us; as soon as the door was opened, and they pushing without, Harper bounced directly to the door; the powder hurt our eyes; there were five pistols fired ; I
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175002280015"/> cannot tell how many there were without, but we found by their thrusting against the door they were very strong, there must be a great many. Allen who came in with Jones, was got to the door, but we pulled him back again. I was the first man that was wounded with a stab on my forehead, (he shewed the scar ) this was done through the wicket; after they had got Jones out, they made a terrible huzzaing; after they had got him out, I heard them say they would come back and pull down the goal; there was a pistol burst, which was found next morning under our gateway, by one of the soldiers.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person350" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was turnkey to Mr. Salt, in January, 1748; he went on and confirmed the last two witnesses.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17500228-41-person351"> Steven Macdaniel
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person351" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know all the prisoners, and they know me. I saw them three or four days before this fray happened, at the Fox in Drury-lane ; that house harboured nothing but thieves and highwaymen. I know they used to go to the plough; I dined along with Mullins, Lawler, and Brian the witness, once at the Fox, about a Week after this affair happened; some of these belong to what they call themselves the Royal Family: I am an Officer (two of them, Carter and Dowdle, stopped me one night in Drury-lane, and desired me to deliver my Money ; I said, what I have got, you may take very easy ; I drew my hanger, and pinned one of them up against a Cheesemonger's pop.) Mr. Maycroft was there at that time. Mullings came in when we were at dinner, with his hand tied up, his thumb being hurt; he said it was done by quarrelling; he called Brian stagging dog, (the English of that is, he thought if I wanted to take any one, he would help me to him) Mr. Jones belonging to Bridewell, and I, took Brian; Jones took a pistol out of his pocket, who said, don't use me ill, I'll make myself an evidence, and before Mr. Fielding, he confessed this affair ; I had some conversation about this with Bowen, in the Press-yard in Newgate; he sent me two letters about two months ago; he said to me when I came there, if he was sure he should be sent to the place were Brian then was, he would come as an evidence about this rescue ; said I, why did not you put it into your first Information, then there would have been some credit in it; I knew Jones who was rescued, and have seen him along with Quin several times at the Fox.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person352" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an Officer, and we generally make use of people that will answer our purposes. I was once treating Brian with a tankard of beer, and Mullins took an opportunity of quarrelling with him; he imagined he was going to speak the truth; he had a handkerchief tied about one hand, and said he would tie one hand and fight Brian, &c. he said he had an injury done to his hand; this was a few days after the advertisement of the rescue.</p>
<p>Bowen's defence.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person353" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Kent-street, Surrey ; Bowen came into my house on the 13th of January, and never went out till the 19th of February 1748, being ill; he then was in a salivation.</p>
<p>Cross-Examined.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to have a house of your own to lay people down in a salivation, when at the same time you yourself was forced to go to the Lock to be laid down yourself?</p>
<p>Merrychurch. I never was in one in my life.</p>
<p>Mullin's defence. I have always served the King till I was disabled, and have now got a Pension.</p>
<p>Smith otherwise Norton's Defence. I know nothing at all of the affair.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person354" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Norton was at the same time at his uncle Jackson's chambers, ill of a fever, which took him the beginning of January 1748. and I was with him till the middle of February, I believe he did not go out above a fortnight before I left him: his uncle is an attorney in Barnard's-Inn, No. 3, up one pair of stairs: his uncle is now confined to his chamber, I saw him this morning very ill.</p>
<p>On her cross-examination she said the prisoner lay in a little room, on the left hand coming in; he had a blister, there were green cheney curtains to his bed, and a raised Tester, and nothing in the room, it being small, but one chair by his bed.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person355" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Smith was a patient of mine, from the 4th or 5th of January, a year ago, to the 2d of February after: he had a fever, I bleeded and blistered him, and several other attendances, and he was not capable to get out of his bed for four weeks, to my knowledge ; this was at Mr. Jackson's chambers, up one pair of stairs, No. 3. Barnard's Inn.</p>
<p>On his cross-examination he said, the prisoner lay in a large back room, that he never saw the prisoner out of his bed for four weeks together; there were blue curtains to his bed, and that the room was on the right hand coming in; there were a large table in the room, and several chairs and a looking-glass, and that he visited him once or twice a day.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person356" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , husband to the aforesaid nurse. Smith was taken ill some time before twelfth-day, and continued ill about six weeks, he was not capable after three weeks end, to go any farther than
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175002280016"/> just down in the inn, for the benefit of the air. I have been acquainted with him this six or seven years, and had used to call on my Wife the time she was nursing him.</p>
<p>On his cross-examination he said, the prisoner lay on a room on the left hand, a room big enough for half a dozen people to sit down by the side of the bed; the curtains were blue, and there was a table in the room. (The two last witnesses being known, were asked how often they had been to insure bail at Westminster-hall, who at first denied, and at last both acknowledged they had)</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17500228-41-person357" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Norton lay at my husband's chambers the beginning of January 1748, he kept his bed, and was very ill five or six weeks: I believe he was not capable of going out during all that time.</p>
<p>On her cross-examination she said, her husband was then very ill at home, that her two chambers are much of a size; there are only a chair or two in the room, no table or looking-glass; the curtains of a blue green, that he, the prisoner, used to lie sometimes in one room, and sometimes in the other; but she was not sure of that; then she said she had seen him in only one bed, and not in the other.</p>
<p>Thomas Quin's defence. I have nothing to say for myself; I am just come from Sea, and know nothing of the matter, and have no witnesses.</p>
<p>Dowdle's defence. I was at Sea at the same time the fact was committed, but have nobody here to prove it. I came to receive some Prize-Money here last Summer, and as soon as I received it I went to Ireland, and there was taken up and brought hither.</p>
<p>Lawler's defence. He called
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<p>Mr. Row. I am keeper of Newgate in Dublin ; Stanley came over to assist me with some of these prisoners, and Jones, we landed the 6th of October at Liverpool, and came to London the 11th. Lawler was not a Prisoner, as Stanley has related, in Ireland at that time. From a Letter I received in answer to one I sent upon Stanley's giving in this Evidence, (the letter not being Evidence could not be read ) when I brought him over he well knew what he was to be tried for here, it being advertised, and he taken up upon it; yet he never told me of his being a prisoner in the Marshalsea prison in Dublin, or made any such pretensions.</p>
<p>
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<p>As the child could not give any account of the nature of an oath, she could not be admitted an Evidence.</p>
<p>
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<p>239.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>240.
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<interp inst="t17500228-44-off192" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing 70 yards of ribbon, value 7s. thirty-three yards of taffety ribbon, value 8s. </rs> the goods of
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<interp inst="t17500228-44-verdict194" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10d </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>241.
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<interp inst="t17500228-45-verdict197" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>242.
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17500228-46-off199 t17500228-46-victim380"/> </persName> , in the shop of the said Jonathan </rs>,
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17500228-46-off199 t17500228-46-cd200"/>.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17500228-46-defend378 t17500228-46-deflabel201"/>, who was a
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>243, 244.
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