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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160001"/>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 HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 16th, Thursday the 17th, Friday the 18th, Saturday the 19th, and Monday the 21st of October.
<p>In the 25th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. BEING THE Eighth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble
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<p>NUMBER VIII.</p>
<p>LONDON:</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1751.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<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 FRANCIS COKAYNE, Esq; Lord Mayor of the City of London, the Right Honourable the Lord Chief Justice LEE* , the Honourable Sir
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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>
<p>
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<p>
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<p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>
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<p>544. (L.)
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<p>Mr. Deseaves. I was along with the prosecutor at that time under Ludgate, where there was a great crowd, and the prisoner rushed by. At the same time I saw something go out of the prosecutor's pocket; it appeared like a handkerchief, but I could not be certain it was; then I told him of it. The prisoner ran away, and I after him, down the Old Bailey, where I took him, who had, at the same time, the handkerchief in his hand; and the prosecutor came up in about two or three minutes time, and took it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Coming through Ludgate, I picked the handkerchief up, and put it into my pocket; then I went down the Old Bailey, where the gentleman came, clapped me on the shoulder, and said, You have got my handkerchief; I replied, I found it, and if it is yours, you are welcome to it.</p>
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<p>545. (L.)
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160003"/> sixpence about the seventh of September. I had often found the lock hampered, but always found it locked. I then marked all the money left with two crosses on the head, and fastened the box as before. About four days after I asked my master to go out, which I did, and returned about eleven in the evening, when I was told he had been up there. I went and looked, and there was but three shillings and sixpence left; and being told he was drinking at the Maidenhead, I went in, sat down, and drank with him. I wanted to see his money out of his pocket, but he would not shew it. The servant maid there having changed him a shilling, I desired to look over the money in the till, and found one of the shillings I had marked, and left in my box, [Produced in court, and deposed to. ] The next morning I let my master know it, then took the prisoner up, and he owned it, saying, he took two shillings out of
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say, but called his master, Mr. Cole, to his character, whom he had served about five years and a half, and who deposed he had behaved well, but latterly he had got a trick of idling his time away, &c.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-3-person44" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Sunday morning last, about nine o'clock, I was going from my own house on
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<p>[He produced a wizard, which was found where the prisoner quitted his horse.]</p>
<p>On his cross-examination beyond. When the prisoner asked the way to Highgate, he looked pretty
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160004"/> hard at the prisoner ; that he lost fight of the prisoner for about two miles riding; that he found nothing upon the prisoner, but that the prisoner shewed him a hole in his pocket, when he asked him where his watch was, and said he had lost it out of that hole as he rode; that when his mittimus was made out, the prisoner desired to speak with him in another room; that he there begged his pardon, and that he did not appear to be in liquor. That when he came to North-end he saw a man, which he took to be the prisoner, riding extreme hard; that he did not see him quit his mare; that he was certain the man that robbed him was upon that mare which he himself afterwards mounted; that she then seemed, when he found her, to have been rode very hard, and spurred a good deal.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-3-person46" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Masterman. Mr. Bretley called out to me, to know if my master had any horses in the stable, saying he had been robbed; I said there were two. He then pointed out, saying, there goes the man, but I did not see him. I saddled two horses, he mounted one, and I the other, and pursued him to High-gate, where a man informed us he had turned to the left hand; upon which I rode round the two roads that go to London, and met several persons, who said there was no such man gone that way; then I went to the turnpike, and there I was told that no such person had pass'd through there; we turned again to the left, went to the Spaniards, and enquired there, and was told that there was such a man gone by some little time before. When we had got about two hundred yards from thence, I saw a man riding full speed, and calling to Mr. Bretley, I informed him, that I believed, by his description, there was the man that robbed him.</p>
<p>Q. How did he describe the person who robbed him?</p>
<p>Griffice. He described him as having a thin face, and riding a dark bay mare with a brown muzzle. I saw the man turn at the corner of a house, and take down the great road; for I was in view of him about a mile riding in the road, being rather better mounted than Mr. Bretley. I called out to a gentleman to stop him, informing him that he was a highwayman; then the prisoner turned out of the road, and rode to a hedge, quitted his mare, and jumped over it. There were a great crowd of people got about his mate, and I saw Mr. Bretley get on the mare; for my horse refused to go over the hedge, or I had taken the prisoner in the first field. When I had got up to him, there was a man or two had got hold of him; then Mr. Bretley came up, and after he had tied the prisoner's thumbs, he asked him where his watch was; he said he had it not. We got him into the road, mounted him with a man behind him, and carried him to the Justice's.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Did you see me dismount my mare, or did she throw me?</p>
<p>Griffice. He was on full speed, and in such a case no man can give evidence of that. According to the description Mr. Bretley gave me, the prisoner is the man that robbed him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-3-person47" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming to Mr. Bretley's house the same time he was robbed, and about forty yards from Mr. Bretley's gate I met the prisoner on the same brown mare, which Mr. Bretley rode afterwards; he was whipping and spurring all the way he went, and I expected she would throw him every minute. This was just after the robbery was committed; the prisoner was going towards Highgate, but there was no mask on his face then. I took particular notice of his clothes and his mare, but I did not so much mind his face. I followed Mr. Bretley, and saw the prisoner, when they had got him into the road, after taken. I saw the mare, and can swear it is the same mare I saw before, and that the prisoner had on the same sort of clothes. The mare was a dark bay with a brown muzzle.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-3-person48" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was with one Eldridge upon the Green, and there was the cry, Stop a highway-man! I saw the prisoner on horseback turn to the Green, who rode at a great rate. We pursued him, being about fifty pole from him when he turned out of the road. When we came up to him, we found him crept into a ditch covered pretty much with bushes. I did not see him when he quitted the mare, but I can swear the prisoner is the man I saw riding, and the mare I believe to be the same, but I did not so much mind her.</p>
<p>Eldridge confirmed what the last evidence said, with this addition, That the prisoner was found in a ditch in the second field.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-3-person49" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was coming from Ditton to town, I saw the prisoner come riding down the hill very fast, whipping his horse, and as I rode up the hill they said it was a highwayman, and desired I would turn back again. I was pretty well mounted, so I rode back, and got ground of him every minute. I saw some people coming along, I called out to them a highwayman, stop him, &c. he turned round upon Golder's Green, jumped off his horse, and went through a hedge, and ran over the fields. The hedge was difficult, and I could not jump my horse over, but I went
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160005"/> down a little lower, got over, and went down the field; he then got over the stile, and went into the second field; I likewise jumped my horse over the stile, by the assistance of a man to force him, but the prisoner was then out of sight. Presently I heard a man say there he is, and I saw him pulled out of the hedge. I am certain he is the same man I saw whipping and riding, &c.</p>
<p>The prisoner called
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<interp inst="t17511016-4-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Wednesday the eighteenth of September I went to the play-house, Drury-lane. I could not get in, but staid there till the play was over. Coming away, at about half an hour after nine o'clock, about ten yards from the playhouse door in Bridges Street, the prisoner at the bar desired me to go and take a pot and a dram with her; to which I made no reply, but walked on. She followed me, and accosted me in that manner a second time; I desired her to be gone about her business, but she persisted in following me. Then another woman came up and said, Mary, will not you go to your company? If you have ticked up this gentleman, he shall go along with you, and be welcome, but don't detain the company you have left behind. I went on into
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<p>Q. Was it a light or dark night?</p>
<p>Widenham. It was a dark night, but by the light of the lamp, which was over the door where I was knocked against the rails, I observed her. I had a suspicion of her, and had observed her before.</p>
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<p>548. (M.)
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-7-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Coming along the fields to go to Old-street church, I struck out at the end of Red Lion-street; at the end of the street I met two or three fellows that had belonged to the ship that I had done; after I had parted from them, a woman that is not here took hold on my arm and said, she would treat me; this was at
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<p>553. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17511016-10-person95" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> that lodged in the house, he was not there then; she lay in a room where they were in a trunk; she told me she had taken the lace off the waistcoat and burnt it, and sold it for 8 s. 6 d. in Hemmings-row.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-10-person96" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came into my room three weeks ago to-morrow, and desired I would let these things be in my room till she could get a lodging; she had this yellow silk petticoat upon her. Mr. Pew and Mrs. Day came and asked
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<p>Humphry Pow. Mrs. Day came to me to-morrow will be three weeks, and desired my assistance, I went with her, we took the prisoner, she confessed she had stole the coat, waistcoat, and took the gold off the waistcoat and sold it; also she said she took the Irish stuff, the yellow petticoat, and some linen, (the apron was not mentioned then) and told us they were at Mrs. Westwood's, we went there, Mrs. Westwood opened the door, but said the prisoner went by the name of More there.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It is the first fact I ever did of this sort.</p>
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<p>Cross Examined.</p>
<p>Q. Did he use your house?</p>
<p>J. Newbolt. I don't know I ever saw him before.</p>
<p>Q. Had there been nobody in the house the time he was there?</p>
<p>J. Newbolt. There had been several companies, but they were all gone when the last penny-worth was drawn, then there were none but he, I, and the maid in the house.</p>
<p>Q. How near was you to the prisoner?</p>
<p>J. Newbolt. I was sitting in the next box to him.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that was the very pint mug the prisoner drank out of?</p>
<p>J. Newbolt. It is a particular mug, and I am certain it is.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-11-person101" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to the prosecutrix. I drew the prisoner the pennyworth of beer in this mug, he said he waited for somebody, there was nobody at that table but himself; I went out to get in some pots, and when I returned he was gone, and I missed the mug; I ran out and saw him in Column-street, I cried, stop thief, he has stole my mistress's silver mug; he got into a place where was no thorough fare; there was a throng of people, I collared him; he said he had none of the mug; at that time somebody came over the wall, which he stood near to, with the mug in their hand, so I brought him back.</p>
<p>Cross Examined.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see this mug upon him?</p>
<p>E. Brown. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Were there other people in the house the time he was there?</p>
<p>E. Brown. There was nobody but my mistress, him, and me, when I delivered the mug last to him.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutrix. Did you see the maid deliver the mug to the prisoner at the time she speaks on?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I did, Sir, and after the maid went out there was nobody in the house but him and me.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body come into the house betwixt the time the maid delivered the last pennyworth of beer to him and the time the maid said the mug was missing?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. There was not any body came in.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Mr. Walker. I live at the White Hart in Thames-street, and have known the prisoner 15 years, he has had a very good character, he was an hostler, he is now I believe out of place.</p>
<p>Mr. Prew, one of the jewry. The prisoner lived hostler with me six months and was as good a servant as ever I had.</p>
<p>Q. How long is this ago?</p>
<p>Prew. It is almost a year ago.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutrix. Where is the man that found the tankard?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. He was sworn before the alderman, but I cannot find where he lives.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-12-person107" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This spoon was brought to me by one Cooper, who said first it was her own, then that she had it of the prisoner at the bar. I asked her where she lived, she replied here, there, and every where ; so I stopped the spoon, in order to have it advertised.</p>
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<p>[The spoon produced, and deposed to by the three witnesses]</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>If there were no receivers there would be no thieves. She received the spoon, though I stole it. There is an officer indeed! The officers belonging to Bishopsgate will not give me any relief, which makes me lie about. This man said I might go a whoring or thieving, he did not care how I got my bread.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-13-person118" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoners and I had been acquainted together for about a month. We went out in July last, in order to get money by robbing, and we all four attacked the prosecutor in Catherine-wheel Alley, Whitechapel, where we turned him up under a gateway. Byrne had a pistol, Mallone and I each a sword. We took from him nine shillings and three pence, his silver buckles, his hat, and an old tobacco-box out of his pocket. Byrne and I first attacked him; Byrne ran the pistol to his chin, the other passed him before, and looked at him, but when they saw we had attacked him, they turned back to us.</p>
<p>Q. Were your weapons naked?</p>
<p>Wayland. They were. M'Cane took his hat, I took the money, and Mallone took the buckles out of his shoes. We were all taken in about an hour after. The prosecutor came the next morning, and said we were the four men. We had spent a shilling of the money. We went into Winifred-street, and in a private ground room of a house there Byrne and Mallone fought about the buckles; afterwards, the men that took us took the things from us.</p>
<p>[The two swords and pistol produced in court, which were deposed by him to be the instruments they had at that time.]</p>
<p>Q. from Byrne. Ask the prosecutor, my Lord, what the Evidence said to him after the robbery?</p>
<p>Smart. After they had robbed me, they bid me continue in that place where I was a considerable time, I promised them I would. They went away, but the Evidence turned back with the cutlass in
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<interp inst="t17511016-13-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in the shoulder, and made a cut at me. We stood a great while arguing and fighting with them. I took the buckles from Byrne.</p>
<p>[Produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutor. The hat also produced, found on the floor by Stanley ]</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-13-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the taking the prisoners in a sort of entry, betwixt Winifred-street and Catherine-wheel Alley. I looked through the window, and saw a pistol and some hangers lying, but the prisoners seemed in a dispute. A woman went in with some beer, Robinson followed her, and I him; Mallone whipped a hanger up, saying, D - n my eyes, if here is not a grab, then the candle was struck out. I called to Chailes to shut the door, off went a pistol close by my head, and Chailes called out he was shot; I said never mind that. I had then got hold of Byrne, and having a pistol in my hand, gave him three or four cuts before he would submit. I said to the woman, If you are an honest woman go for a candle, so she brought one. The last witness took the silver buckles out of Byrne's hand, and I found this hat in the room. Wayland first submitted. We carried them to the watch-house, and they blamed each other. The Evidence said, Mr. Stanley, if it is possible my life can be saved, I will make a discovery; to which I replied, Then the only thing is to tell of the robbery. Upon which he shewed us the place, as likewise the prosecutor, who told me he had been robbed, and that he knew the Evidence; when he saw the other three, he likewise knew them. They all confessed the fact before the Justice, and wanted to be admitted evidences. I had a warrant from Justice Clark to take up Byrne for robberies committed in George's Fields, and I had told Robinson of him. He saw them, and came and called me out of bed.</p>
<p>M'Cane. We were taken in Robinson's own house.</p>
<p>For Mallone.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-13-person124" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a silk handkerchief printer, and live in Chiswel-street near Morefields ; I know Mallone, he lived
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<p>For M. Cane.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-13-person136" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . M. Cane is a
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<interp inst="t17511016-18-person164" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Plastow in Essex. I was walking from Rag-Fair to come to the Green Dragon in
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<p>Q. Which of them took your money?</p>
<p>Chandler. Mandeville's hand was in my pocket, he is a very handy man, I am sure I know him again.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light ?</p>
<p>Chandler. Not very light, my lord, but light enough to know them;
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<interp inst="t17511016-18-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> took my shoe buckles out; in taking them out he said, d - n them, I believe they are silver; them two I know and the evidence; I will not swear to Holmes, but I take it he was the person that took my stock off. Some of them snatched off my hat and wig; Symonds, the evidence, said to me, how much money have you in your pocket? I told him; no, d - n you, he said to them, you shall not strip him; there was a dispute betwixt them about it; said he, give him his hat and wig again, which they accordingly did; they went away towards Whitechapel church, it being my way I followed them. Presently I perceived some of them coming towards me; they said if I came any further they would blow my brains out; then I turned back, and went up Red Lion-street, and so to my inn; this was on the Sunday night, and on Tuesday two men came to my house (I had told the hostler and people of the house of the robbery) by whose direction they found me; I came to London with them, and saw the prisoners before Justice Richards; then I knew Newton and Mandeville. I had a hat before my face part of the time of the robbery, but then I had a good view of Newton, he standing by my side; but I saw them before and after that. A pair of buckles produced in court, he deposed they were taken out of the knees of his breeches, and that he saw them taken from out of the breeches knees of Holmes after he was taken ; the shoe buckles were shown and deposed to.</p>
<p>Q. Was you put in fear?</p>
<p>Chandler. I was; I would have given all I had in the world to have been clear of them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-18-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had been acquainted with the three prisoners about seven days before this fact; we met together at the Queen's-head, an alehouse in the Back lane; we used to set out in the dark between seven and eight o'clock. Sept. 29 at night, we consented to stop the first man we met that had any thing about him; there was one
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<p>Q. How were you armed?</p>
<p>Symonds. We had each of us a stick, and only one large knife.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-18-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Collet Stanley, Harris, Macdaniel and I, went there; the prisoners made a very stout resistance. but we over-powered them, and took them all together. Bunks said, this is a grab, I may as well be hanged at first as at last. The knee buckles were taken out of his breeches at a publick house after his mittimus was made; there he was making game of the others, saying to them, what signifies it to send for your friends to speak for you? you had better send for them to save you from the surgeons.</p>
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<p>Mandeville produced his discharge from on board a ship to prove he could not have been acquainted with Symonds so long as he had said, but it appeared to be dated September 20.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and said Mutter had cut him. He came home leaning on his kinsman's shoulders. We had but a little way home, for we all lodged at Mr. Wadle's, a peruke-maker in St. Martin's Lane. A surgeon was sent for, and there was found a wound on the left side of his head through his scull, which bled very much; he had also a wound on his left arm, and another on his left thumb.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any weapon in the prisoner's hand when he struck the deceased?</p>
<p>Tompson. I did not, my Lord. The deceased died on the nineteenth of September, and this was done on the 31st of August. I think he did not keep his bed the first and second days, but he never was out of the house after.</p>
<p>Q. Was he on his legs when he received these blows?</p>
<p>Tompson. He was not down at all.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner strike the deceased above once?</p>
<p>Tompson. He did, and they seemed to be levelled at his head.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the deceased strike the prisoner?</p>
<p>Tompson. No, my Lord, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a light night?</p>
<p>Tompson. It was not, but I saw this by the light of the lamp. I turned back at the time the deceased called out.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of wounds were there?</p>
<p>Tompson. They were all cuts.</p>
<p>On his cross-examination he said, The prisoner and the deceased seemed always to be very friendly to each other; that he could not tell but the deceased might have struck the prisoner before he turned back; that the deceased was standing in the same place he did when the prisoner went into the middle of the street.</p>
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<persName id="t17511016-19-person179"> James Anderson
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The deceased and I were first cousins. On the last day of August, about eight at night, Mr. Tompson and I went to Mr. Black's in Round-Court, to see for one Mr. Bonner, a painter, for Mr. Tompson to deliver a letter to him, but not finding him I came out again, meeting the prisoner at the bar just without the door; upon which we went up stairs, and had some steaks together. About ten o'clock the deceased came into our company; we were then drinking
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160012"/> the third pot of beer. There was a wager laid about the height of twelve new halfpence, when laid one upon another, for a pot of beer, and Tompson lost. Then the deceased and the prisoner wagered about their heights; the prisoner laid that the deceased was not an inch taller than he was; they were measured, and the deceased was taller by an inch and a half, so the prisoner lost. We had six pennyworth of rum and water for the two threepences lost; Tompson paid his, but the prisoner refused to pay his threepence, so the deceased paid it for him. They had words; the prisoner put down half a crown, saying he would not pay the wager, but would spend half a crown with any man, and desired any of us to cover it; but as we did not chuse to spend any more, we all four went out to go home. It struck twelve just as we were going out of the house; we went on till we came to Chandos-street, there they had words, and the deceased called the prisoner scoundrel ; the prisoner said he was no more a scoundrel than he was, and that he was his man at any time; to which the deceased replied, Nothing like the time present. I smiled and said, I hope, gentlemen, you will not quarrel about so small a matter as threepence. I walked pretty hard on towards May's Buildings; being about seven yards before them, I looked behind me, and saw the prisoner give the deceased three or four blows towards the head. I saw no weapon in his hand. I saw the deceased hold up his hands to guard his face, but made no resistance as I saw. I turned back a step or two, and the deceased said, James, I believe Mutter has cut me with something or other; then I saw the blood run much. We walked pretty hard home; when we came there a light was brought immediately, and there was found a large wound on the deceased's left temple, which seemed to be cut. A surgeon was sent for, and upon searching him farther, we found a wound on the prisoner's left arm; it was a cut about an inch and a half long: there was another cut on his left thumb, and a little wound below his eye: they all seemed to be done with a sharp pointed instrument. The prisoner came home with us, and the deceased ordered the watch to be called, to take him into custody.</p>
<p>On his cross-examination he said, The prisoner and the deceased lived together in a friendly manner; that he knew of no malice betwixt them; that he turned about on his own account, not upon the calling out; that it was possible there might have been blows before he turned, &c. that the deceased said, before he died, he was sorry for poor Mutter; that as the deceased was going to be put to bed, (there was Mutter in his own bed) he shewed him his blood on his sleeve, saying, Mutter, do you see your own handy works? Mutter answered, It was all your own fault, you was the first aggressor; then the deceased ordered the watch to be called, to take care of the prisoner: that it was about two or three minutes after the word scoundrel, that he saw the blows; that he had used to look upon the prisoner to be a good natured man, and the deceased likewise; that they were facing each other at the time of the blows; and that he thought the wounds were the cause of his death.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17511016-19-person180"> William Wadle
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . They all four lodged in my house. They came in on the first of September, a little after twelve in the morning, and the deceased was bleeding at the left temple very much; my wife held her apron to it, and the blood ran down on the floor; he said, Take care of Mutter, for he has cut me, and I shall die; so his kinsman went and called the watch.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say what he was cut with?</p>
<p>Wadle. He did not, my Lord. When the watch came, the surgeon said, Perhaps the wound may not be dangerous, you had better not take Mutter up with the watch yet; to which the deceased replied, No, I will not hurt poor Mutter, for I do not know what ailed him to hurt me, but I was afraid he would do mischief with the knife. I gave a man a small sword to threaten the prisoner, if he should come down stairs, fearing he might be mad. After that I went up to the room where he was, saying, You have cut Anderson. It is his own fault, replied he, for he struck me on the temples first; then shewed me a little place on his forehead, where he said the deceased struck him. I said he ought not to have taken a knife to him for that, desiring him to give the knife to me; he said he would not: then I said to one Steward, who was in bed with him, Get out of bed, and went to Mutter again, saying, Give me the knife; he replied he would not: then said I, Throw it out of the window, he said he would. Upon which he threw up the window, making a faint motion with his hand, but I did not see any thing thrown away. He did not deny cutting him, but did not say whether he had, or had not a knife.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a place was that on his forehead?</p>
<p>Wadle. It was a little red, and a little rising, but I took very little notice of it. After that the deceased insisted upon our taking care of Mutter, so the watch was sent for again.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160013"/>On his cross-examination he said, They two lived in great friendship together; that he judged the small place on the prisoner's face was not done with a hand, except it was done with one nuckle; that it was very small, if given at all; that the prisoner was as sober a lad as could be in any body's house; and that they all lived together in friendship like brethren.</p>
<p>Mr. Steward. I was the prisoner's bedfellow, but was asleep when he came to bed; they awaked me, and I saw him sitting in the room: I asked him what was the occasion of that noise? he said he and Anderson had quarrelled about a wager, &c. that he had lost, and that he had refused to pay it in the publick house. Coming out in the street, the deceased called him scoundrel; that he answered, I am no more a scoundrel than you are; and that at the end of the quarrel he believed he had cut him. I asked him what he had in his hand, but he made no answer. Presently after the landlord came into the room, and taxed him with cutting the deceased with a knife, desiring him to give it him, which he refused; then, at his desire, he made a seint, as if he threw it out of the window, but whether he did, or did not, I cannot tell. When the surgeon had dressed the deceased, the deceased came up and said, How could you use me so? the prisoner replied, You struck me first, but the other denied that he ever struck him at all; then he went down, and the watchmen were sent for, who came and took the prisoner away.</p>
<p>Mr. Kelley. I am a surgeon. I was called to the deceased between twelve and one in the morning on the first of September, and found him bleeding from three several wounds; I dressed them, and attended him to the day of his death. During the course of my treating him, I found none of the wounds in any danger, except that on his temple, and that I believe was the cause of his death. I found the instrument, which must be sharp pointed, had penetrated the scull, and wounded the brain.</p>
<p>Q. Was the deceased sensible ?</p>
<p>Kelley. He was not delirious at first, but was afterwards at times.</p>
<p>Q. When did he die?</p>
<p>Kelley. He died on the nineteenth of September. His other wounds were one upon the back part of his left arm, the other on the left thumb, and a little scratch under his eye; they all appeared to be done with a sharp pointed instrument; the flesh was raised on his thumb, but not cut intirely off, it being only divided from the part; that on his head was on the temperal bone. I was with him the night before he died, about the hour of ten, he was then insensible, and he died about two the morning following.</p>
<p>Q. Did he ever say any thing to you about this quarrel?</p>
<p>Kelley. Sometimes he would exclaim against the prisoner, saying, he could not think how he came to do so bad a thing.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say what he struck him with?</p>
<p>Kelley. He said he did not know he had struck him with any thing but his fist, till he found the blood running down.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he had struck the prisoner?</p>
<p>Kelley. He said he did not strike him; but he did not tell me the particulars of what passed in the street, as I remember.</p>
<p>Q. Was he in his senses when he said he did not strike the prisoner?</p>
<p>Kelley. He seemed as if he was quite master of his senses at that time.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>On the 31st of August the deceased and I came out of this house in Round-Court in the Strand; we had some words about a wager for a pot of beer. When we came to Chandos street, he called me scoundrel, and said he would kick me, but on my saying I would not allow it, his cousin came and prevented him. After that, he said he would fight me for a guinea, then for a crown; he also struck me on the forehead, which caused a bump.</p>
<p>To his Character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person182" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him from his infancy; he was always peaceable, sober, and discreet. I never heard that he was given to quarrel.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about a year. I never heard him called a quarrelsome man. He always behaved himself quietly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him some time; he was always peaceable, and not a person of a rankorous disposition on any consideration.</p>
<p>Mrs. Cleland. He once lodged with me, and always behaved quietly.</p>
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<p>Margaret Green. I have known him about a year, when he lodged with Mrs. Cleland. I never took him to be of a quarrelsome disposition, but of a mild good natured temper. I lived in the house he lodged in, and never saw him disguised in liquor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-19-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was servant in a house where he lived. I have known him about half a year. He has a very good character; he is not a quarrelsome man.</p>
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<p>[Produced in court, and deposed to.]</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went to take the handkerchief from off the ground, seeing it lie, and the gentleman laid held of me, saying I took it out of his pocket.</p>
<p>To his Character.</p>
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<persName id="t17511016-21-person198"> Mary Williams
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<p>+
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17511016-24-victim213 t17511016-24-viclabel119"/>. On the 21st of last month I had been into the city; upon my return I found the prisoner in the shop looking at some lawn. As I passed by her, I heard one of my servants tell her, he was surprized she should offer him less than half the value of it. I took notice of her, and apprehended, by her appearance, she could not have occasion for such a thing; and, by her offering so low a price, I thought she could not come to buy, but to steal. This made me determine to watch her; but I had occasion to leave the shop for four or five minutes; and at my return again, I saw between her and the compter, as she was fitting, something that seemed considerable bulky; she was putting it under her petticoats. As soon as she saw me drawing nearer, she lifted up the right side of her gown next me, and covered it. When I came up to her, I could not see what she had got; but upon my passing behind her, and going on the other side, I saw part of a piece of printed cotton; about eight inches of the selvidge lay upon the floor uncovered at her left side, the rest of it was under her petticoats; the piece was folded. I went behind the compter, and looked at her again. I took a book and laid it before me, and with a pen made believe I was
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160015"/> writing. At the same time I observed she kept drawing it up under her petticoats. After I was sensible she had drawn the greatest part of it up, I went forwards and spoke to three or four people of mine near the door, and ordered them not to go backwards to prevent what I thought was going forward, and if she took the piece of cotton away they should follow her and bring her back again. Soon after, she came forward, and went out into the street; as she was going out, I saw part of the cotton hang down below her coats. When she was gone 20 or 30 yards, I sent two of my people, Mr. Maycomb and Mr. Boston, who brought her back. They carried her backwards; a mob gathered about the door; I stood there; she dropped the piece of cotton as she stood; I sent for a constable; he searched her; and, in my presence, he found a remnant of lawn upon her, my property, under her petticoats; both produced in court and deposed to</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-24-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live servant with Mr. Eyres; the prisoner has used our shop for six months; she came to look at some lawns on Saturday the 21st of September; I shewed her some; she bought a yard and paid for it, at 6 s. per yard. After that she went out of the shop; I did not see her take the lawn or printed cotton; he looked on the piece of cotton and lawn. These are Mr. Eyres's property; the cotton is worth 3 l. the lawn 10 s. and more. The piece of cotton came from the printer's that morning, and was lying on the compter when she came in.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-24-person216" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant with Mr. Eyres. The first time I remember seeing the prisoner was Saturday September 21. I had been out of the shop some little time; when I came in again, Mr. Eyres told me the woman had taken some cotton. After that she came forward; I saw something hang down, it dragged the ground, as Mr. Eyres had described. Then she went out of the shop; so he ordered me and Mr. Maycomb to follow her, and bring her back. We went after her, and took her before she had got far; we brought her back, and placed her in the middle of the shop, I on one side of her and Mr. Maycomb on the other ; he stooped down and picked up the piece of cotton which she let fall to the ground.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see it fall?</p>
<p>Boston. I did not; but when we brought her into the shop, there was nothing lying upon the ground. I wrote the initial letter of my name, and the initial and final letters of my surname upon the cotton. After that, she complained she was not well, and sat down upon a stool; then the constable came and searched her; I saw him take the piece of lawn from her, on which I wrote my name with a black pencil; it is hardly to be read now, but I am positive it is the same. Then she was committed.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-24-person217" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Eyres. I remember the prisoner coming to our shop a number of times on the 21st of September; I saw this piece of cotton hang down below her clothes when she was buying the lawn.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you speak to her then?</p>
<p>Maycomb. We let her go out of the shop in order to take her. After she bought the lawn she went out of the shop, and we followed her; she had not gone above 20 yards before we apprehended her, brought her back, and placed her in the middle of the shop, where she let the piece of cotton fall from under her petticoat; I took it up and wrote my name upon it; it is Mr. Eyres's cotton; it came that forenoon from the printer, I asked the prisoner how she could do so; she seemed much affrighted, and desired a glass of water, and to sit down. The constable searched her; I saw him pull the lawn from under her gown or petticoat; it is my master's lawn.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never had sight of the cotton till I saw it in the gentleman's hand.</p>
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<p>572. (M.)
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<p>573, 574. (M.)
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17511016-26-off126 t17511016-26-victim227"/> </persName> on the king's high way of a hat, value 5 s. one penknife, value a penny, and one halfpenny in money </rs>,
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<persName id="t17511016-26-person229"> Weston Rakes
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<interp inst="t17511016-26-person229" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was one of them, he took hold on me first; out of one of my breeches pockets they took a halfpenny and a penknife, from another a case of lancets and a bunch of keys. Upon my request, Rakes gave me the lancets and keys again. Then they said they must change hats with me; Rakes took off my hat, put his on my head, and bid me a good night; then they ran away. A penknife, which he lost that night, was produced and deposed to.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light?</p>
<p>Tipping. There was a lamp on each side me; Rakes faced one of them. They were taken on the Monday; I had word of it; I went to Clerkenwell Bridewell on the Tuesday morning. As soon as I got in, I pointed at Rakes and said, there is one of them. They were carried before Justice Fielding, where they both confessed the fact.</p>
<p>Q. Was that confession put in writing?</p>
<p>Tipping. It was not.</p>
<p>Q. What did they say?</p>
<p>Tipping. Rakes said Clark took the halfpenny and that he himself took the case of lancets and changed hats; he said I gave him my hat, but I did not.</p>
<p>Clark said he was equally guilty with Rakes ; ( an old hat produced in court). Rakes owned this hat to be his, and that he left it with me; and that they sold my hat in Rag Fair for four shillings and a pot of beer.</p>
<p>Q. Was that halfpenny all you had about you?</p>
<p>Tipping. I had more money, but I had put that in my breast pocket, where they did not search.</p>
<p>Q. What do you say as to Clark?</p>
<p>Tipping. I believe him to be the other, but I will not swear to him.</p>
<p>Q. Had they any arms ?</p>
<p>Tipping. I saw none but two sticks.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-26-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the two prisoners at the end of Fleet-market, the Monday in the last Sessions. I knew Clark before. I searched his pockets, and in his right hand pocket I found that penknife the prosecutor has sworn to. I was directed to Mr. Tipping on Tuesday morning, by a person who he had told of his being robbed, and he said he believed he should know one of the persons: said I, Do you know your knife? then he described it, saying, there was a flaw at the point of it. (which there was.) We went with them before Justice Fielding the next morning, where Rakes said, Sir, I will tell the truth, adding, Mr. Tipping said we jumped from the step of a door, but we crossed the road, laid hold of him, and robbed him of a hat, knife, and a halfpenny. He was asked if this was his hat which he left with Mr. Tipping; he said it was. The Justice then asked Clark what he had to say for himself; he said he could not deny but both of them robbed the gentleman. When they came away from thence, Clark d - d the other, adding, You might have saved your life, but now you have hanged us both. There were four of us to take them.</p>
<p>Tipping. I have made enquiry since, and find Rakes to be of a very honest family, and that he had bore an extreme good character. I believe, by his behaviour, that this was his first fact.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-26-person231" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17511016-26-person231" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I assisted the constable in going before the Justice. I heard the prisoners both confess as beforementioned.</p>
<p>The prisoners had neither of them any thing to say.</p>
<p>To Rakes's Character.</p>
<p>Joseph-Nicholas Smith. I have known him above these six years. He has had an opportunity at our house, by coming to his aunt who lives with us, of taking things of value, but we never missed any thing. He is a very ignorant lad.</p>
<p>
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<p>Mr. Reynolds. I have known him these twelve years, and I always looked upon him to be an ignorant harmless boy. I verily think he is defective in his understanding. He was errant-boy to my father about four years ago. I never heard any thing amiss of him before this.</p>
<p>Mr. James. His family lives next door to me. He is now an apprentice to a hatter. All the time he was at home I never heard any thing amiss before this.</p>
<p>Mr. Leaper. I have seen him several times at his father's, and knew nothing amiss of him then, but know very little of him since he has been apprentice.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-26-person233" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have not known much of him since put apprentice, but he behaved well before.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160017"/>575. (M)
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<p>576. (M.)
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<p>See Number 524.</p> </div1>
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<p>577. (M. )
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<p>578.
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<p>He was a second time indicted for
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<p>No evidence being produced, he was
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<p>579.
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<p>580.
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<interp inst="t17511016-32-verdict148" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noEvidence"/> No evidence being produced for the crown, the issues were found for the prisoner </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>581. (L.)
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<p>582. (L.)
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<persName id="t17511016-34-person253"> James Brown
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Tuesday morning, as soon as I got up, I was told by one of my men there was a tea-chest stole out of my shop by one of my men. The prisoner
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17511016-34-defend250 t17511016-34-deflabel155"/> with me, when the chest was missing, and it was found again on the Wednesday morning following at Mr. Harper's, a pastry-cook at the corner of Ave-mary Lane in Ludgate street [Produced in court] I had two chests like this; I really believe it to be mine.</p>
<p>
<persName id="t17511016-34-person254"> Henry Oliver
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person254" type="given" value="Henry"/>
<interp inst="t17511016-34-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with the prosecutor. This chest is my master's; I saw it in his shop on the Tuesday morning. I was in the cellar at night with the prisoner, and fastening up the windows, and going from one window to another, I saw through a crack the prisoner, who was then going out of the shop, take a tea-chest out of the shop window, put it under his coat, and carry it out. I ran up, and told my master of it.</p>
<p>Q. Did he use to lie in your master's house?</p>
<p>Oliver. No, he did not. He came to work the next morning.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a pastry-cock's shop in Ludgate-street. To my knowledge I never saw the prisoner before he left this chest at my house on Tuesday in the evening; then I was behind the counter. He desired me to let him leave it half an hour, and I ordered my man to put it behind the door. The next morning a man came for it, but my servant told him he was not the person that left it, therefore would not deliver it to him. About half an hour after this, the prosecutor and another man came; he said it was his property, and he would swear to it.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it was left by the prisoner at the bar?</p>
<p>Harper. I am pretty sure it was.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Who was it that went to Mr. Harper's with you?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It was one of my journeymen.</p>
<p>Harper. I went with the prosecutor to see the prisoner in custody, and knew him again.</p>
<p>Q. How came he to leave it at your shop?</p>
<p>Harper. It is common for people to leave things at our shops, they being open later than other shops are.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<p>Mr. Hudson. The prisoner is my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17511016-34-defend250 t17511016-34-deflabel156"/>; I have had him seven years and upwards; and have trusted him to carry out bills and receive money. I never knew him to defraud me.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Hudson. I am a chair-maker; I let him work for the prosecutor.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person256" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17511016-34-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him these six or seven years; he is an honest and very ingenious lad; he has had opportunities to wrong persons, but I never heard he did till this affair.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person257" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him half a year, he has been shop-mate with me. I never knew any thing of him but that of an honest lad before this.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person258" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17511016-34-person258" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about the time the last evidence has; he came to work at the shop with us. I never heard any ill of him before this.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person259" type="given" value="Edward"/>
<interp inst="t17511016-34-person259" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him six years and upwards ; he is a very honest sober lad. I never thought he would be guilty of stealing, nor can I think it yet. I have trusted him with goods in our house, and never missed the value of half a farthing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-34-person260" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17511016-34-person260" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about five or six years. I always thought him an honest sober lad.</p>
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<p>583. (L.)
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<p>Q. to
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<interp inst="t17511016-35-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . How old is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Jervise. His mother told me he was fourteen years of age. He came to me to be my errant-boy on the 30th of September. I am a turner. On the Wednesday following, he took an opportunity of going into my compting-house, the door not being locked, took out a guinea in gold, and eight shillings in silver, out of a drawer. The next day he took two sixpences.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know this?</p>
<p>Jervise. By his own confession before me and several others. My wife told me on the Wednesday morning there was so much money deficient in the bag. The boy being in the shop, heard us talking; I mistrusted him, and told him he should go before my Lord Mayor if he would not tell; which he did. I have got one shilling again from him.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-35-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live opposite to Mr. Jervise's, and he called me over to hear what the boy would say on the third of October. The boy confessed he robbed him of a guinea and eight shillings; that at another time he took two sixpences, one of which had a hole in it; and that he said he gave the sixpences to his mother, who owned she had received them of him. She was taken before my Lord Mayor, but discharged since.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any threats made use of to induce him to confess?</p>
<p>Sharp. I heard none at all.</p>
<p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-35-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My master missed the money, and the prisoner was missing some time. He was found in Chick-lane with some boys; he produced one shilling, and confessed he had confiscated the rest amongst the boys.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<p>[The handkerchief produced in court, and deposed to.]</p>
<p>Q. When did you make use of it last?</p>
<p>Harley. I think I had felt it in my pocket about a minute or two before.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Going along I saw the handkerchief lying on the ground, I picked it up and put it into my hat, when the gentleman turned round, and said I was going to pick his pocket.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17511016-37-person283" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came for me there. I saw Cronder and Reynolds, and my copper pot; he charged them with stealing it; that Cronder took it, and gave it to Reynolds. Reynolds said they two had
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<interp inst="t17511016-37-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My master's next door neighbour came and asked me if we had not lost something out of the window; I looked, and missed this quart pot from off a rail; I ran down the street, and saw the three prisoners running all together ; I took hold of two, but the other got off over Tower-hill. Reynolds had the pot in his hand; he confessed that Cronder took it, and gave it to him.</p>
<p>Q. to the Pros. How old are the boys?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Reynolds's mother told me he is between eleven and twelve years old. I don't know the ages of the others.</p>
<p>Cronder's Defence.</p>
<p>I am twelve years old next July. We did not take this pot, it was given us by three boys, who told us they found it in the rubbish over against the door. We took it, and went along quietly.</p>
<p>Reynold's Defence.</p>
<p>Three boys gave the pot to us. I don't remember I ever said Cronder gave it me.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>588. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor's lighter, loaded with Scotch coles, was cut away head and stern; she was seen driving
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<interp inst="t17511016-38-person289" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who was going up into Chelsea-creek ; that before him he saw that boat go up the Creek, but before he got up he lost sight of her. When he was about half a mile up, he saw the prisoner unloading some Scotch coles out of a boat, and saw no other boat but that. The coles were carried into a yard. The prosecutor on searching, found three parcels of coles in three separate places at Sandy-end, that the prisoner had sold by the bushel, but could not swear to them ; neither could Tatton swear to the identity of the boat that went off from the vessel out of which the coles were missing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-41-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live on the back of St. Anne's church; (he produces the sheets) the prisoner brought these to me; the constable and Mr. Evans had them of me; the prisoner brought them on the 16th or 18th of July last. She owned before the Justice they were Mr. Evans's goods, and that she took them out of his house.</p>
<p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175110160020"/>Q. Was her confession taken in writing?</p>
<p>Davis. No, my lord, it was not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17511016-41-person306" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable; I heard the prisoner own she pawned the goods at three several pawnbrokers, and that they were Mr. Evans's things.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I did not take them in the way of theft, I was his servant, and when I was short of money, as he would go away three or four days together, being a stranger in the place, as every thing I was to pay for, except meat, bread and beer, was obliged, at times, to carry out these things, but not with an intent to wrong him; I thought to have fetched them home again, and put them in their places when he paid me my bill. I have had but half a crown from the day I went into the house.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Whenever she asked for money she had it. One day she brought a little trifling bill, it was the time she talks of; I had been out two or three days; I then left her half a guinea; and whenever I went out, I always left her as much as I thought necessary.</p>
<p>Q. What did you owe her?</p>
<p>Evans. I owed her about 1 l. 3 s.</p>
<p>Q. What need had you to send a guinea to change, when that and the half crown would have paid her?</p>
<p>Evans. When the boy came back I said it was as well, and might be lucky it was not changed, for then I could have an opportunity to look over the things before I paid her.</p>
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<p>Q. When did you see the wigs last?</p>
<p>Martin. They were in the shop just before he went away.</p>
<p>Q. Did you owe the prisoner any thing?</p>
<p>Martin. No, he was at work for me but that day.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen the wigs since?</p>
<p>Martin. No, I have not; I took the prisoner up yesterday was se'nnight in Barnaby-street Sussex; he was at work there. I took him before Sir Samuel Gore, where he owned he took them out of my shop, and sold them in Rosemary-lane for two shillings.</p>
<p>Q. What was the value of them, second hand.</p>
<p>Martin. One was well worth two guineas, the other a guinea.</p>
<p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>They were two old wigs, that is the truth, nothing worth the money they talk of.</p>
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<p>+ Both
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