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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175109110001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Gaol Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX
<p>On Wednesday the 11th, Thursday the 12th, Friday the 13th, Saturday the 14th, Monday the 16th, Tuesday the 17th, and Wednesday the 18th of September.</p>
<p>In the 25th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.</p>
<p>BEING THE Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the</p>
<p>Right Honble
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<p>NUMBER VII.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1751.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
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<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>N. B. The * + ++ direct to the Judge before whom the Prisoner was tried. L.M. by which Jury.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Q. Who was by at that time?</p>
<p>Symonds. There was no body by; then he went out of the room and the young woman came in and ask'd me, how much I would pay for a bed? I said, I'd pay as a merchant, a groat or six pence. Then she went away again, and another young woman came in and asked me if I was ready to go to bed? this was about eight o'clock. After that I pull'd out a book, and was reading: I had also a pen and ink, and wrote down how to call for beer, butter, &c. I went to bed a little before nine: a young woman lighted me up, and she gave me to understand by signs, I must turn the candle upside down when I was in bed. I gave her to understand I should knock with my stick when I was in bed, for her to fetch it, which I did, and she came up and fetch'd it accordingly, and lock'd the door, and went down stairs. Then I am sure I had the girdle and money about my body upon my shirt; I went to bed so. When it was almost twelve o'clock, I heard the door come open, and saw my landlord, the prisoner, come into the room with a candle in his hand alone. I started up in my bed and ask'd him in Dutch what was the matter? he answered, sleep, sleep, there were no curtains to the bed, the landlord went away, and lock'd the door. I did not move out of the bed but went to sleep, and I believe it was between three and four o'clock, some body took hold on me and put a hand to my mouth, and with his knee squeez'd me to the bed. I struggled up and there were two men, it was the prisoner that took hold on me, I could see his face by the moon light; the other person took from me my girdle and money, and went to the window and drew back the curtain, and shot the money out into his hat. I found the girdle in the room on the ground; the girdle produced in Court made of leather like a purse.</p>
<p>Q. Could you distinguish the prisoner's face before the curtain of the window was drawn back?</p>
<p>Symonds. No, I could not: he continued holding my mouth; when the other had the money in his hat, I heard him say to the prisoner, I have got the money; then he took the money from the other person, and went down stairs. I got up and opened the window, and call'd I am in distress, once or twice, &c. in the German language, this was as soon as they were out of the room: I heard them lock the door, they came in again directly upon my calling out at the window. The prisoner stood behind, the other person came, and knock'd me down; and in the mean time gave me a punch in the face; I don't know with what; then he took a knife and held to my throat, and said; bush, bush - your life : from which I understood, if I did not hold my tongue, my life was in danger. When they went down, I went to the door, to see if it was fast, and found it shut; I held my shirt up to the wound on my head; he shew'd a small scar on the top of his head: I put my cloaths on, and went to go down but did not chuse it. I watch'd at the window; when it was daylight somebody came and opened the door softly, when there was a coach call'd at the door. I went down, and the coach was gone; the landlord and two servants stood at the door; I went to him and said, you have my money, (in Dutch.)</p>
<p>Q. Repeat it in the same manner you did then?</p>
<p>Symonds. I said, you have my moone when you knock me down, you must be slung by the naik, (making signs to his neck) they laught at me; then I laid down my stick and my knapsack at the door, and went away towards London; a servant came after me, and desired me to come back ; I did, then the landlord shook his hand to me, and desired the servant to hold me fast. I was affrighted and took up my things and went away, crying. I went to the Coach and Horses, where I had quartered the week before at Hounslow, there I complained and shew'd my bloody shirt, but could not make them understand what I said, Then I went to Brentford ; there I had chang'd a ducat, and had about five shillings English money in my pocket.</p>
<p>Q. Did the two persons that came into your room search your breeches?</p>
<p>Symonds. No, they did not: when I came to London I complain'd to a merchant, Higham Levi, of whom I had be spoke watches to the value of a 100 l. I had also offer'd 40 l. for some second hand cloaths, that came from the Princess of Wales's ; I had also been looking upon some knives, and corkscrews, and was to have paid for these things, when I came back from Bristol.</p>
<p>Q. How came you, as you was to dispose of so
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<p>Symonds. I only bespoke these goods.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not lodge it in the Bank or elsewhere ?</p>
<p>Symonds. I have been a merchant ten years, and have travell'd in Turkey, and other places, and never trusted my money out of my sight.</p>
<p>On his cross examination he said, the money was first seen in England, by a custom-house officer, who had got the girdle in which it was, to search it; who seeing it was gold coin, returned it; that he also shewed one piece at the Coach and Horses at Hounslow, and told the landlady it was worth 9 s. 6 d. a week before he was robbed, where he had lain one night; that his feet were blistered, and he returned to London again; that it was very light in the room; that he had no hurt on his head before he came there that night. When he heard the coach come, it was between five and six in the morning; that the key was the inside the door when he went to bed; that there is no synagogue at Bristol, but a room where the Jews come together; that he had not sent word before hand of his coming; that 100 ducats of this money was his own, and 350 belonged to chancellor Corroney, the governor where he lives under, and the rest to another gentleman in that dominion, named Gobernator, that he was to have bought fine second-hand suits of cloaths for the governor's lady to wear, and also to buy watches for them.</p>
<p>Higham Levi deposed, they landed together at Harwich ; that they first met together at Helver, and he saw the ducats when the officer wanted to examine the girdle; that he recommended him to a lodging in Duke's place, at
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person41" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's house; that he wanted to buy a repeating gold watch; he shewed him one, and asked 30 guineas for it; that after that he came and told him of the robbery about a fortnight ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person42" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed the prosecutor came from Holland, and lodged with him; that he himself deals in old cloaths, and was to supply the prosecutor that way; that he shewed him some which were wore by the princess for which he bid him 40 l. that he directed him on his way as far as Piccadilly for Bristol; and that he return'd, and told him he had been robb'd; that when he went out his gridle was half full of gold.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person43" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , wife to Bernard, deposed to the prosecutor's lodging with her a fortnight; that she and he reckon'd the money, which was 554 duckets, the day before he was robb'd.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person44" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> deposed, he travell'd with goods, upwards of 400 l. stock; that he has hid at the prisoner's house frequently, and was always used well; that he lay in Hounslow the night Symonds did, at the prisoner's; there he heard that an outlandish man had been robb'd, who was dressed in an odd manner, and if he had been there, he was told, perhaps, he might have understood his language, &c. and talk for him. Being asked his opinion of the prisoner, he reply'd, he was an honest man.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>This man, the prosecutor, came to my house, when I was in another apartment with a gentleman drinking a bottle of wine. I went into the kitchen, and was told there was a strange man in the bar room, (he had ask'd for some bread, butter and beer, some of my people had carry'd it to him) he was eating it; I went to him, and he made a sort of a congee to me two or three times, he had a lemon lay by him, which he almost insisted upon my taking, which I did, and went out of the room into the kitchen; my man came, and said he wanted a bed; said I, you know I never make beds for foot passengers; tell him he can't lie here. A little time after this, my niece came, and desir'd I would let him have a bed; said I, take the lemon, and give it him, and say it is impossible for him to lie in my house; for I have a family coming, and the servants will take up all my beds. There was a gentlewoman there, which came with my niece, and they then both desir'd I'd let him lie there that night, which I did: the chamber-maid shew'd him up stairs, and fetch'd away his candle; the next morning he came down stairs, and said he had been robb'd. I was much surprized; he said it was by two men that came in at the window, pointing up to the window. I went up-stairs, the curtains at the window were drawn, and the windows were as clean as possible, not so much as the print of a cat's foot, and the key was on the inside the door; he threw down his belt and stick, and went about half a mile towards London; he came back; said I, are not you a scoundrel and a villain to say you have been robb'd, to bring a scandal upon my house? Go and fetch a constable, said I; then he took up his things, and went away. My cook said, I have known two or three people ruin'd by such things,
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person45" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am niece to Mr. Godard, who keeps the White Hart at Cranford bridge; this day fortnight, in the evening, the Jew came in about seven o'clock; our drawer and I were in the kitchen, who went into the bar room that is near the road; our drawer went to him, and came back again, and said he ask'd for beer, bread and butter; he ask'd for some water; our drawer carried him some, and presently after that Mr. Godard came: I said, uncle, there is a very odd fort of a fellow in the fore-room, they tell me he is a Hermit ; accordingly he went in, and the man pull'd off his hat, and ask'd, in English, if he was landlord ; I said, yes; he had a lemon lay by him that he had taken out of his bag, and insisted upon Mr. Godard's having it; saying, pray, sir, have it; then he took it, turn'd round, smiled, and went out of the room. I asked him, where he intended to lie? but he gave me no answer: I ask'd him again; he said he was a Polish merchant, and dealt in diamonds, watches, and such things; then I ask'd him a third time; he said, he would lie here; I then told him we never lodg'd any foot passengers. I understood him he said he would give 6 d. but since I thought he said, be at any expence, which I mention'd to Mr. Godard ; he said, how could you ask him, knowing I never lodge such kind of people ? At that time he had shew'd me no money; I told him, here is a family coming, and a gentleman and his servants would take up all our beds. He said, he would die here, for here was his money. Then I went to Mr. Godard again, and said, suppose you was in this man's country, and to be turn'd out at such a time, you would not like it; then he said, let him lie in the dining room bed, there being no furniture on that bed. Mr. Godard went to sleep. I believe, by the kitchen fire: I told the Jew he might lie there; then I found him with a book in his hand, and folding his hands together; I thought it was a prayer book. He took out a little leather purse with clapses, in which I saw about six or seven shillings, and paid me 13 d. for his eating, drinking, and bed. I asked him if he would please to go to bed; he said, he'd speak when he had a mind to go to bed. I talked to him a good while; he asked the name of the place, and I told him; he set it down in a book; I saw he wrote backwards. He asked my uncle's name, but I could not make him understand it; then I gave him a printed bill, and after that he could say
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person46" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> as plain as I cou'd; presently he said he'd go to bed. I called the chamber maid about a quarter before nine; I never was out of the room from him: he went to bed, and the maid fetched away the candle; my uncle was never in the room but that one time with him; he produced no belt nor gold to my uncle or me; neither was my uncle in the room when he pulled out his silver. When I came down stairs between seven and eight the next morning. I heard he had been robbed; then I went up, and found there was some blood on the sheet, the bed only turned down, as is usual, when one person gets out of it, and not disturbed at all: there was one drop of blood by the window, and two or three more by the bedside; the blood looked very black, as though it had been old blood kept in a bottle two or three days.</p>
<p>On her cross examination she said, he shewed
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person49" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I remember this Jew coming down stairs about seven in the morning; he said he had been robbed, saying, two men, two men, (pointing to the window.) I ask'd him, if he knew the persons? but he made me no answer: we then went up stairs, and found the curtains drawn, and the bed was no more tumbled than in common, after a single person had laid in it, and when I came down, he was gone.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person50" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I met with this Jew near Brentford turnpike, and asked him if he would drink a pint of beer; I then took hold of his beard in a joke, and he held up his staff and struck me; a man there said, go along old Jew, or you'll have your drubbing; I ran after him, and put him in a ditch, and scratched him in the bushes; then I flung a stone, and it fell on his head, and broke it, which bled: this was three weeks ago.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the Rose and Crown a little on this side the turnpike, near Smallberry green ; I think this Jew is the man, but I can't swear it, who came there and asked for lodgings; I told him you are of the wrong country, for you shall not lodge here: this last evidence came out with some beer, and said to the Jew, will you drink? when he went to lay hold of the mug, Ashley laid hold on his beard: then the Jew shook his stick at him, and Ashley ran after him, I believe, 400 yards before he catch'd him: there were 2 gentlemen came by and said, there was a man had misus'd the poor Jew.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-3-person52" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the inn exactly over against Mr. Godard's; I was up at two o'clock, that very morning the Jew says he was robb'd; I saw a coach come by, about half an hour after two: I gave the horses hay, and water, at the door; the clock struck three as they went away. A waggon went by much about four, I lay down on the bed, and got up again between five and six, there was no calling, had there been any I should have heard it. My Ld. Berkeley, Justice Bulstroud, Mr. Withers, Mr. March,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-6-defend65 t17510911-6-deflabel24"/>, with a load on their shoulders; they brought in Newhouse ; I lock'd him up in the Round house, and bid the watchmen go into Gardener's lane. I and two young men that lodged with me, went up the new street to Whitehall, and went down King-street, Westminster; there we saw Hunter, and Jebb, the last had a sack in which was the carcass of a Sheep; we took him to the watch-house and took it out; we could not tell whether it was a weather or an ewe Sheep; we took Hunter on Monday in the New-way Westminster ; on Sunday Justice Lediard sent the sheep to the prisoners at the Gatehouse, and they were all committed there.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-6-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The three prisoners and myself went out with a bag, in order to steal some potatoes, out of the fields at Kensington; we saw some Sheep; then we concluded to have one instead of potatoes; we spread ourselves and drove them up to one corner; we catch'd a Sheep and a Lamb; we let the lamb go, and stuck the Sheep; then we took it into the next field, and skin'd it, and took out the guts, and flung the head into the hedge.</p>
<p>Q. To the prosecutor; where did you find the skin and guts?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I found them in the next field to mine.</p>
<p>Evidence continues. We put the carcass into the sack, which was the very carcase the Justice ordered to the Gatehouse; we were all concerned in killing it.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The Sheep I lost was very large fat sheep; the tail of it of a very large size; the loin tallied with the tail; all the bone was cut on one side; being cut with a large knife without a chopper.</p>
<p>The prisoners made no defence.</p>
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<p>All three guilty,
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<p>Recommended to mercy.</p> </rs>
<p>See No. 501 in Sir
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<p>See No. 275 in this mayoralty.</p>
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<p>478. (M)
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<interp inst="t17510911-15-person114" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was at the prisoner's house August the 29th, between 2 and 3 o'clock in the afternoon, the prisoner came in, and began to abuse his wife, calling her old whore, and old bitch; she said if he would not be quiet she would go out of the house; she went out, he followed her with a knife in his hand, which he held in his hand two or three minutes before she went out; the door had a hasp and staple, to put a padlock on, he hasp'd it and kept me in; he said God had been very good to him, that he had not done it before now.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention what?</p>
<p>A. Phipps. He did not, my Lord; this was spoke after he had taken out and open'd his knife: he said he'd rip her up, as she did that fowl; she was drawing a fowl for dinner; she cry'd out, the rogue has stab'd me in the belly; and was fallen down. I shook the hasp off the staple, and got out, she never spoke more. He went into the house and sat down, she was brought in by 2 men, she gave one gasp after she was in. They strip'd her directly, there was a wound in what is call'd the Pope's eye, on the inside the sore part of her thigh, the other stab was in the arm; she had bled all through her cloaths; no doubt this wound was the cause of her death. She flung dirt or a brick bat at him, for hasping the door upon me (I believe) but it did not hit him; she said, you rogue, you want to ravish her, as you did you know who; then he ran to her and stabb'd her; she was my mother's own sister.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-15-person116" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was coming out to go a milking; I saw the deceased run out of her own house, and the prisoner after her, with a knife in his hand; she cry'd out, murder, murder, the rogue will kill me; she then turned up to the corner of a house, and back again, and threw either a stone or a brick bat at him, but it did not hit him; she said, you rogue, do you want to serve her as you served the other? do you want to ravish her as you did you know who? you rogue, I'll stand my ground, for I'll not stir from you: then he made at her with a knife, and I thought he struck it in her belly, for she fell down, and said, the rogue has killed me, call a constable; he then pull'd the knife from out of her when she was down, and stroked her coats down; then he went by his own window, held up his knife, and said, she had the length of it; he went in at his own door, and said, he would not run away; then I went in, and saw him sitting there. She died where she lay; I saw her after she was dead, and the wound was in the thick part of her thigh, and a stab in her arm. About a week before, as I was going by, I heard him say in his own house, you bitch, this knife shall be your butcher; I know not what it was for. I live the third door from him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-15-person117" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was about three yards from the prisoner when he stabbed his wife in the fore part of her thigh; he said, there you bitch; she fell. and then he pulled down her cloaths; she called out to have a constable, saying, the rogue will murder me. She died in about three minutes after he went into his house with his knife in his hand; for I saw her when she was dead, and the wound was on her left thigh.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I have nothing at all to say to it.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Shepherd confirm'd the above, but would not swear to the prisoner, only said she did think he was one of the men.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-16-person124" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I drove the chariot; the prisoner is not one of the men that robbed Mr. Shepherd; he that stopped us first was in a light-coloured coat.</p>
<p>Mr. Shepherd. He had a great coat on, and pulled the pistol out from under it.</p>
<p>Mrs. Shepherd. He had on a large loose great coat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-16-person125" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was servant to Mr. Shepherd then. My master ordered me to alight and walk home; I was about 60 yards from them when they stopped the coach; I took great notice of them, for I saw a pistol in one of their hands, and heard the words, deliver your watch, money and rings; I can't say I ever saw the prisoner before I saw him at justice Chamberlayn's; I believe he was not one of the men, but I could swear to the two men that did the robbery. If I could see them: this was about a quarter of a mile from a farm house; I had nothing to assist my master with, and did neither assist him, or run to call any body. The man that came up second was a lusty man, in a light-coloured furtout coat, and came on my master's side; he that came up first had a great coat behind him, but not on; there was one of the men in black, who did not come up: I have seen him several times in London, I think about Leicester-fields.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-17-verdict81" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>488. (L.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>489. (L.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>490, 491. (M.)
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<p>See No. 427.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>492. (M.)
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<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-21-defend166 t17510911-21-alias-1"/>Bulger</rs>
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<interp inst="t17510911-21-off96" type="offenceSubcategory" value="returnFromTransportation"/> returning from transportation </rs>.</p>
<p>There being no proof of the identity of her person, she was
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<interp inst="t17510911-21-verdict97" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> acquitted </rs>.</p>
<p>See No. 531, in Sir
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<p>493. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-22-defend169 t17510911-22-deflabel98"/> of
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<interp inst="t17510911-22-person174" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 7th of July a little after nine in the evening, I went into
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<interp inst="t17510911-22-person175" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lodge at the house the prosecutrix does; she came in betwixt 9 and 10 that night; and said she had been robb'd of 12 s. in the park</p>
<persName id="t17510911-22-person176"> John Scale
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<interp inst="t17510911-22-person176" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17510911-22-person176" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a prisoner in Tothill-fields Bridewell, but have at times, when the governor is out of the way, the care of the prisoners. The prosecutrix came and ask'd for Staffordshire Nan; I took her down, she call'd for Staffordshire Nan; the prisoner was smoaking a pipe, amongst the rest; as soon as she appear'd, the woman tax'd her with the robbery; the prisoner us'd many bad expressions, and threw a pipe at her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence. I never saw the woman till I saw her in Bridewell; my sister sent me there for a quarrel; her commitment was read, dated July the 8th.</p>
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<p>494. (M.)
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<p>The prisoner was
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>495. (M.)
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<p>496, 497. (M.)
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<p>Q. Was you alone?</p>
<p>Daniel. I was all alone, except my shoes tied up in a handkerchief. I saw three men standing by a lamp, two of them had hats, and one a cap: They crossed over to me: then I turned up to make water, in a yard. One of them got hold on my collar, (for they did not give me leave to button up my breeches) the other on my shoulder on the other side. I thought I saw a sword, but it was a long piece of iron. One swore he would knock my brains out if I stir'd, the other came and took off my hat, and put it on March's head; then Newman put his hand in my pocket, and took out one shilling and sixpence. March said, D - n him, he has more money; then the other took out a pen knife, and took from me my handkerchief, and shoes in it. After this they run from me, two one way, and one another; and thinking to catch one of them, I called out, stop! stop! stop! but I saw no more of them that night. I know the two prisoners were two of the men, for I saw their faces by the lamp. The Evidence and March are the two that laid hold on me. The Evidence had the one shilling and sixpence. I met with two men, to whom I related the matter, and they had like to have been taken that night. I likewise told them where I liv'd. The next day I was sent for, and went the day after that to the Horseshoe in Clerkenwell; there I saw the Evidence; then I went to the Justice's, and in going met the two prisoners coming back. I described the penknife, before I saw it, at the Justice's. [ Produced in Court, and deposed to.]</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-25-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the second of September, the two prisoner and I set out from an empty house in Black-boy-Alley, about eight o'clock at night, with a full intent to rob. I had been acquainted with March about five weeks, but not so long with Newman. We came up Saffron-hill, and seeing the prosecutor, I walked by him two or three times, and looked him full in the face. I followed him into George-yard, where he was making water, and took him by the collar; Newman had this weapon in his hand; [it was produced in court ; being a piece of iron about twenty inches long, proper to break doors open with,] and March had hold on his coat, not his collar. I took the shoes tied up in his handkerchief, and gave them to Newman; the hat March had, but I took it, and also one shilling and sixpence out of his pocket. March took the pen-knife. This is the very same knife. We were pursued, and March and Newman were taken, but they got away again, and I met March at our place of rendezvous. We went then from Black-boy-Alley to St. Giles's, and I had some victuals out of the money. Next morning we were coming up Purple-lane, and Woodward Harlow laid hold on us. I went and found Newman, after I was admitted an evidence.</p>
<p>Woodward Harlow. Going into Purple-lane that night, I met one Mr. Burry. I heard a man cry stop; and seeing a lad run along I laid hold of him, crying, I have got you, but he got from me; however, I got his wig, and this piece of iron. I was told at the end of the lane, that Tim the taylor was seen with two more going through such a place. I saw the prosecutor soon after, but he made a more hubble bubble story of it then, than he has now; he was in such a slutter, I could hardly understand him. He told me he lived by the King's Bench, and mentioned the things he had lost. The next day, as I was coming home to dinner, I saw Tim the taylor (that is the evidence) and March coming along, I took them, and brought them to my room. When I told them of this robbery, I took this pen-knife out of March's pocket; upon which he fell a crying, and said if I would let him go to his father, and give him that knife, his father should give me twenty guineas. Tim said, I am a neighbour's child, and,
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<p>Newman's Defence.</p>
<p>Coming along I met Tim the taylor; he stopt me, and said what chear? I knew him by fight, and he asked me to go and drink part of a pint of beer; I reply'd, I don't care if I do. He took me up to a wall, and bid me stay there; then he brought me a hat and a knife; as soon as he had brought them, a man came and called out thief; another man laid hold of me, but I slipped from him, and he got my wig in custody.</p>
<p>March's Defence.</p>
<p>I was with the other prisoner. We met Tim the taylor, who said he was going to his master's house, but being afraid to go in, we staid waiting about a good while; at last he came running down from George-yard, and put the hat on my head, and gave me the pen-knife, saying I might keep it, for he did not want it. Then Woodward Harlow came and laid hold of this lad, and called out stop thief; I ran, but did not know what it was for. I met Tim about an hour afterwards, he asked me to go and dine off of a shoulder of mutton and onions; I went, but the woman had none; then she put on a sauce-pan, and boiled a whole breast of mutton. She then sent out a young woman for some strong liquor, and Harlow came in, and said if I would not fit still, he would blow my brains out. He took the knife that Tim gave me directly from my pocket. I did not know he had robbed any body.</p>
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<p>This was in the same information with that of of
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<p>He was a third time indicted, for that he, together with
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<interp inst="t17510911-27-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was a riding officer in the customs in the year 47, and am now. On the 8th of November, 47, being on a Sunday, at Benacre, at church in the afternoon, there I saw
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<p>* See Numb. 56 in Sir
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<interp inst="t17510911-27-person220" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and one Jefferys, with myself, he ordered to mount them. We went from Collington's house to the King's Head, and there we staid till the rest came up. There were eighteen or twenty of us in the whole, all armed. York had a brace of pistols, and a carbine; Jermey had the same. We came to Welch's about twelve at night, being bright moon light. York fired first [the rest as the former witness, with this addition.] they threatened to shoot Branson, if they could get him, and that they brought Holt to the Walnut-tree, (Collington's House) there
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<p>Eager's Defence.</p>
<p>I was at Hemland, which is about twenty miles off, at that time.</p>
<p>Jermey's Defence.</p>
<p>I was at Toperast, in bed, at that time.</p>
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<p>Fra. Doe. I know Eager, for I lived servant with him in the year 1747; in November on a Sunday night, I don't know the day of the month, but I know it was the time that Holt was rescued, I was out, but when I came home, he was in bed with his wife; we had but one pair of stairs up to bed; I knew
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<p>Q. Had your brother any family?</p>
<p>Carbold. He had a maid servant, and her name was
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<p>Q. What is become of your brother?</p>
<p>Carbold. He is dead.</p>
<p>Q. How did he die?</p>
<p>Carbold. I don't know.</p>
<p>(See No. 49.)</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see Holt at your brother's house ?</p>
<p>Carbold. I never saw him in my life.</p>
<p>Q. to Collington. How far is it from Kissingland to Topcraft?</p>
<p>Collington. I believe it is about twelve or fourteen miles.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-27-person231" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I knew Eager in 1747; he is as honest a man as any in the county.</p>
<p>Q. What is his business?</p>
<p>Wade. He buys horses.</p>
<p>Q. Did you never hear he was a smuggler?</p>
<p>Wade. I heard he was a smuggler before he came into Norfolk, but not since.</p>
<p>Q. How can you satisfy your conscience, in saying he is as honest a man as any in the county? and now you own he has bore the character of a smuggler.</p>
<p>Wade. I know him an honest man as far as I have had dealings with him; what I have done for him, he has paid me for, and that I call an honest man.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Wade. I am a surgeon.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he live when you heard he was a smuggler?</p>
<p>Wade. He lived then in Norwich.</p>
<p>Q. Don't you know Norwich is in Norfolk?</p>
<p>Wade. Yes, it is, my lord.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you never hear that he was a reputed smuggler?</p>
<p>Durant. Yes, he was some years ago.</p>
<p>Q. How long has he been in your parts?</p>
<p>Durant. About four years, but I have known him but three.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you never hear that he was a reputed smuggler?</p>
<p>Neave. Some years ago people did talk of such a thing; I don't call him a smuggler now.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person265" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> has used my shop eight or ten years. On January 7, 1745-6, she brought three red camlet curtains for nine shillings; on the 9th another; and on the 23d a whole set. On the 28th of March following she brought a quilt, and had six shillings; she also brought four prints of the judges the same day; and she went and fetched some more for three shillings. On the 30th she brought three more for two shillings. July 1, two more for one shilling and sixpence. July the 4th, she brought two more for one shilling and sixpence. January 30, 1746-7, she brought a candlestick for sixpence. July the 11th, 1747, a sconce looking-glass, with a gilt frame. The last time she was at my shop, was the 16th of July last; then she left a diaper table-cloth for one shilling and three pence. I have only two books of
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<p>Mr. Woolse. I have frequently seen that glass in Mr. Lloyd's chambers, and can swear it is his property. The laundress, Mills, owned to me before the justice's, that that was taken and pawned by her daughter, Waters, by her directions, and that it was Mr. Lloyd's glass.</p>
<p>Stowe. Here are fifteen prints, Sir
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<p>Mr. Woolse depos'd, He believed in his conscience the prints are the prosecutor's, he having a great many such, &c.</p>
<p>[Many books produced in court.]</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a bookseller, and live in Bell-yard near the Temple. I was applied to, to look after some books of Mr. Lloyd's, and to know if I had seen any books with the name Lloyd wrote. I looked over many which I had bought, and found no such name; but in one I found the reflection of a name; it was a folio book. It seemed as though the name had been wrote, and the book shut up before it was dry; (it appeared legible, by reading it as held to the light through the back of the paper; and the leaf on which it was wrote was tore out.) Mr.
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person271" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came to me, and asked me if I would buy a parcel of good law books, saying, there is a woman in distress, whose husband belongs to the law, has some to sell, and that they are at Mr. Stowe's, near Lincoln's Inn, and I agreed to go and see them. I went and paid Mr. Stowe ten pounds for the redemption of them. I had some more afterwards, part of them are at home, and part disposed of.</p>
<p>[More books produced, brought by another person to Mr. Worrall.]</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Woolse. Look at these, and see if Mr. Lloyd's name is his own hand-writing.</p>
<p>Mr. Woolse looks at several of them, and deposes it is his hand-writing.</p>
<p>Mr. Worrall. I bought more books afterwards of Mr. Stowe, which made the former up thirteen pounds; and Mrs. Wilson received the money of me; who said the books belong'd to her. That with the name reversed on the backside, she said was her book.</p>
<p>The receipt produced, and read to this purpose.</p>
<p>June 18, 1751.</p>
<p>Received of Mr.
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<p>Worrall. The body of it is my writing, and I saw her sign it. I paid her part, and Mr. Stowe part of the money, by her order.</p>
<p>Mr. Stowe. Here are four books I had of Waters, and there were some loose papers found in one of them, which Mr. Woolse deposed was Mr. Lloyd's hand-writing, and whose name was in each of them.
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<p>[He produced a book brought by
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person275" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and Mr. Woolse looking upon it, deposes the name wrote is Mr. Lloyd's hand-writing. He also produced three napkins, two pillow-bears, brought by Waters, and a quilt, brought March 45-6; five table cloths, two with Ll. upon them; and a book, received of Mrs. Wilson for two shillings; and two more for nine pence. She said she brought them from a person, whose husband was dead.]</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the corners of many of the books tore off?</p>
<p>Stowe. I did.</p>
<p>Q. Was you never at these chambers to chuse what you liked best?</p>
<p>Stowe. No, I never was.</p>
<p>Q. Could you imagine many of these things brought could belong to these women?</p>
<p>Stowe. Sometimes people bring things that are not their own: it is very common so to do.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175109110017"/>Court. You should have wrote over your door, A receiver of stolen goods.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person276" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Gray-goose, over against Lion's Inn. I know only Wilson, who last December brought two parcels of books. [Produced in court, some of which were huge folio's.] I have known
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person277" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> almost seven years ; her husband is a lawyer. She did not say she brought them from her husband, but from the gentleman they belong to. She has had some in and out several times.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person281" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , about fifteen months ago, as eight napkins, and three volumes of Kennet's History of England; and a bed tick pledged by Wilson for five shillings.</p>
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<p>Mr. Dickerson. I am servant to Mr. Wilson, a pawn broker near Salisbury-court. On the 26th of December last,
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person284" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> brought four books for one shilling and sixpence, and six more the 23d of April; all the ten was but for four shillings and sixpence. She came several times with several large books; but as she did not bring the person to me, to whom they belonged, I did not care to take them in, so I never saw her since. I observed they were law books.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's house, I found this hanger concealed under her bed, which she acknowledged to be her property; I also found some brass knobs and screws, which I screwed to the stove in the chamber, and they fitted exactly.</p>
<persName id="t17510911-31-person287"> Samuel Riley
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a stationer, and live in Tenfield-court, opposite Mr. Lloyd's chambers. I have observed Mrs. Mills and her daughter often to go in and out there for above a year and a half.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-31-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am smith to the society at the Temple. I went to put a lock upon the door, after the chambers were robbed, and observed, that neither the windows, nor lock to the outward door, were forced, or broke, but quite secure, and the things in the chambers were stoved to pieces. Whoever did it, must get in by the help of the key.</p>
<p>Mr. Woolse. The book-case was full of books, at the time Mr. Lloyd went out of town. The case was locked, when the glass was broke.</p>
<p>Mills, in her defence, said, Wilson lay with her, and took her key unknown to her.</p>
<p>Waters, in her defence, said, Wilson used to desire her to assist her in carrying these things to pawn, and that she took them to belong to her.</p>
<p>Wilson, in her defence, said, She carried them out for Mills.</p>
<p>There were eight persons appeared, and gave Wilson a good character.</p>
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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>506. (L.)
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<p>507. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-34-off167 t17510911-34-cd168"/>. ++.</p>
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<p>508. (M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-35-off170 t17510911-35-victim303"/> </persName> did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear, &c. one silk purse, value one penny, and one guinea, did steal, &c. </rs>
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<p>John Lane. This day fortnight, near four in the afternoon, I was going into the country in my chariot; and about
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-35-off170 t17510911-35-crimeloc172"/> I heard a stop; and the prisoner at the bar came, directed his pistol into the chariot, and demanded my purse. After I had given him my purse and money, as mentioned in the indictment, he said to my wife, who was in the chariot with me, Madam, have you no purse, or money? or words to that purpose: she then gave him her purse, but what was in it I don't know. After that he went on, and I looked out and saw two stage-coaches immediately following us, who stopt as I did, and I saw him attack one; then he came by my chariot, and rode into the town of Action. I had a black boy with me on horseback; I ordered him to follow him through the town, and raise the town. I saw no more of him till one day this week, when I saw him in the Bail-Dock.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-35-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I was sent for before the Justice to the prisoner; who there produced two purses, with a guinea in one, and some silver; [both deposed to by the prosecutor] he also produced a horse-pistol, which was delivered to
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<interp inst="t17510911-35-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in Old Brentford this day fortnight; between four and five o'clock, people called out a highwayman; I then pursued and followed him to Smallberry Green; the people got him from his horse, and I desired them to hold his hands up; I searched him, and found in his pockets the things produced here, which I delivered to the Justice.</p>
<persName id="t17510911-35-person306"> Robert Eaves
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<interp inst="t17510911-35-person306" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming from Cornwall towards London on the 31st of August; the people at Isleworth called out, stop a highwayman ; I asked which was he; they then shewed me him, and told me he was in blue; I then said I would have him, and accordingly rode forward, and going very strong after him, they called out, and told me he had pistols. I said I did not value him, nor his pistols neither. I got up to him, and ask'd him if he would surrender? but he rode on; I then struck him twice with my whip; he went to shoot me with a pistol over his left shoulder; I then took him by the collar, and he fired that instant, and some of the powder blew into my face, for I was behind him. I then pulled him off, and we both fell between the horses, who ran away; I got upon his back, and pulled his hands behind him, and he called out to me not to use him ill, saying he was a dead man; this was on Smallberry green. Then a great many people came up after I had secured him, and Mr. Carpenter searched his pockets, and took out the things produced here. The things were all delivered to the Justice. He was dressed in a large blue coat, a black waistcoat, a light-coloured coat under the great coat, and his hair tied up behind. I did not pursue him above a quarter of a mile.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. How was the man dressed that robbed you?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. As the evidence has described.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am not guilty of any thing they charge me with.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-35-person307" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in King street, Bloomsbury-square; I know nothing of the fact; the prisoner was my servant when he was apprehended, and had lived with me about four years; he always behaved well. I went out of town that morning, and desired him to stay at home till I returned. I never had any reason to suspect him of such a thing.</p>
<p>Q. Is that pistol yours?</p>
<p>Leeland. I believe it is mine.</p>
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<p>509. (L.)
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<p>510. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-37-off178 t17510911-37-cd179"/>.</p>
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>511. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17510911-38-off182 t17510911-38-cd183"/>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>512. (L.)
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<p>513. (L.)
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<p>The prosecutor's name was William,
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<p>Q. Was there any lamp near?</p>
<p>Shepherd. There was not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you speak to him before he knocked you down ?</p>
<p>Shepherd. No, I have not spoke a word to him these four months.</p>
<p>Q. Had not you a quarrel with him?</p>
<p>Shepherd. No, my Lord, I had not.</p>
<p>Q. Did he speak to you before he knocked you down?</p>
<p>Shepherd. To the best of my knowledge, he never spoke a word.</p>
<p>Q. Was any body near you?</p>
<p>Shepherd. There was a man walked just before, and he walked Westminster way.</p>
<p>Q. Did you fall backwards or forwards?</p>
<p>Shepherd. The second time I fell with my face to the ground.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Shepherd. I am a working brazier.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-43-person346" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live servant with the prosecutor, he lives in Charles Court in the Strand: my mistress and I were standing at Charing Cross, and saw my master come back; he had been towards the Horse-guards, but I don't know for what.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. I don't know how long it is ago, but I know it was between ten and eleven o'clock at night ; the left side of his face was cut.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a large wound?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. It was not very large.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any dirt on his face?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. No, there was not any.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever take an oath before?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. No, I never did.</p>
<p>Q. What day of the week was this?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. I cannot tell; when he came back, he said he was robbed, and his hat taken away by one Bedford, a soldier.</p>
<p>Q. What is your master?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. He is a milkman.</p>
<p>Q. What was your master's business at Charing-cross at that time?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. My master ordered us to stay there for him.</p>
<p>S. Wilson. Were you in a house?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. No.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any other company there?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. There was another young woman standing there?</p>
<p>Q. Did your master bleed much?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. No, he did not; but probably he might bleed before he came to me.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts was the wound?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. It was just above his left eyebrow.</p>
<p>Q. Were his hands dirty?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. They were.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know what was his business that way?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. He had some business that way, and we went to fetch him home. my mistress said he was gone to the Cross-keys, to arrest a man that ow'd him some money. We went and found him there; but he went further afterwards and bid us stay there; saying he was going towards the Horse-guards.</p>
<p>Q. How long had he been gone?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. Not a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been at St. James's: coming from thence in company with
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<interp inst="t17510911-43-person347" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , I saw a mob of people just by the Bagnio near Charing-cross; I went over the way, to see what was the master there. I saw this Shepherd had hold on one Lightfoot, a Brother-soldier, belonging to the Foot-guards; I knowing him, ask'd him what was the matter, that that person held him, in such a manner; and added, if a man held me so, and I was in no fault, I'd kick him up and down the street.
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<interp inst="t17510911-43-person348" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> said to me, what business have you to embroil yourself with any body's quarrels? Come along about your business; may be you'll be charg'd your self, and you know you must be upon guard to morrow. I went away along with her, till I came down
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<p>Q. To S. Wilson, was it Lightfoot your master went to arrest?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. It was not.</p>
<p>Q. Had there been any discourse between your master and Lightfoot?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. There had been a quarrel over the Haddock's Bagnio; betwixt my master, and another person ; I don't know who.</p>
<p>Q. Was it with Bedford?</p>
<p>S. Wilson. It was not.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-43-person349" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was going along near Charing-cross this time there was a woman was very troublesome to me; I desir'd her to be quiet; she still kept jawing of me; I said if she did not get out of my way, I'd kick her out; I set my foot on her backside; then Shepherd came and took me by the collar, and said, you raschal how dare you assault my wife? said I, if she is your wife, you might have kept her closer to you; then came the prisoner by, and said, what do you do here? I told him, this man, says I, has used his wife ill, and said I, she stood amongst the rest of the whores; then Bedford said, was it him, he would not be held so; the prosecutor then said, your servant, Mr. Bedford, I know you; what you want to rescue him; Bedford went away; I made a shift to tumble the prosecutor down, and my hat was off in the scuffle; as soon as I got from him, I went towards the Admiralty Coffee-house, and passed the prisoner; he called out to me, and said, Lightfoot, are you got clear of him? I told him, I had: then we went to the Butcher's arms in King-street, and drank a pint of beer; he had neither sword, bayonet, nor stick. Then I went with him into Tothill-street, then the clock struck eleven. I live in Petty-france, am a soldier in the guards, and a house-keeper.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see this woman, Wilson?</p>
<p>Lightfoot. No, I never saw her.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutor. Did you see this soldier, Lightfoot, that night?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. As I was coming from Charing-cross, he laid hold on my wife in a rude manner; my wife called him names, and he kicked her.</p>
<p>Q. Was the skin broke on your face by Light-foot, or Bedford?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It was by Bedford, Lightfoot never struck me.</p>
<p>Q. to Lightfoot. Did you strike him?</p>
<p>Lightfoot. I did not, my Lord, nor he me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17510911-43-person350" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the eighth of August, about half an hour after ten at night, the prisoner and I were coming by Charing-cross, where there was a great croud, and a calling out watch; the prisoner went over the way, and said, Hay, Light-foot, is it you? What do you stand there for? said he, this man holds me, and I don't know what for; and I said to Bedford, you are to be upon guard to-morrow, don't meddle in any body's quarrels, you'll get to the Savoy for missing your guard, if you do not take care. Bedford said he would not be held by him, and the like; then he went away with me. Going along, Light-foot came running along full speed, and he passed us; Bedford said, I see you are got off; yes, said he, but I had a rowl and a tumble for it. Bedford went to my house in the Ambury. I wash his shirts for him. I went with him all the way, and had hold on his arm when Lightfoot came running. I never saw him speak to any body but Lightfoot.</p>
<p>Q. Had Bedford any weapon?</p>
<p>M. Wilkerson. He had neither stick, sword, nor bayonet.</p>
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