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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Goal Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX, HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 19th, Thursday the 20th, Friday the 21st, Saturday the 22d, Monday the 24th, Tuesday the 25th, and Wednesday the 26th of February.
<p>In the 25th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. BEING THE Third SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble
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<p>NUMBER III.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1752.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
<p>Where may be had, in a few Days,</p>
<p>The Genuine TRIALS at Large before the High Court of Admiralty, held the 18th of February, at the Old-Bailey.</p>
<p>Published by the Permission, and under the Inspection of the COURT.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>N.B. * + || ++ 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>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>130. (L.)
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<p>131, 132. (M.)
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<p>Q. Had you light enough to see them ?</p>
<p>Bugg. There was a light directly opposite to my shop; it was not very moonlight; there were lights in other shops, and a lamp at my door; I saw them both as perfect as I do now; I can particularly swear to them both; after they had done, Broughton said, Don't look after us, turn your head another way, for if you do, I'll blow your brains out, so I turned about towards Long-Acre till they were got about three or four rods; then I went into my shop and told my wife, and shut the shop up, and in about a quarter of an hour came the watchman; I said to him, I wished he had come sooner, I had just been robbed, and related the particulars, and how they were dressed, and their size, I could swear to them; they were both in blue-grey, one a tall fellow, the other a short think fellow, with a horseman's coat and boots on, and a whip in one hand, with the thong twisted round it. He said, let us go and search two or three houses here
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190003"/> abouts of ill same. We went, and, in Newtoner's-Lane, by Drury-lane, we saw the two prisoners standing, as though they were in conversation, against a wall; after we had passed them, I pulled the watchman by the coat, and said softly to him, they are the men; then the prisoners went into Drury-lane towards the Cole-yard; we followed them at a distance, thinking they might go into a house; at the upper-end they stopped again, and we went up after them ; they turned into the Cole-yard, and there we lost them; then I said to the watchman, let us get more help; I had told him before they were armed; then the watchman went and got a constable, while I staid in Drury-lane; then we went and searched a house or two; the watchman had me to the Crown and Scepter alehouse, to a man that knew some of these people; the landlord said, after we described them, that they had been at his house drinking ; he also told to their names, and said, he knew them well; he went and loaded a pistol; then there was a cry of stop thief, and in less than half an hour the prisoners were taken.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it after you was robbed that you went in pursuit of them?</p>
<p>Bugg. In about half an hour's time; I saw them before the Justice, and they appeared in the same cloaths they had on when they robbed me, only their hats and wigs were off; the arms and whip were dropped in the street, and produced there by some of the people; I did not see them searched.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see your penknife again?</p>
<p>Bugg. No, my Lord, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. from Broughton. What did he know my face by, had I any particular mark?</p>
<p>Bugg. When he was before the Justice, he had a mark of a flambeaux on his face, but when he robbed me, his face appeared as it does now.</p>
<p>Q. from Hayes. Were we in a place of shelter, or in the public street, when you say you passed us?</p>
<p>Bugg. They were in a public street.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-2-person39" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; my beat is in Long-Acre and part of Drury-Lane; about 9 o'clock at night, on the 18th of December, I was calling the hour in Drury-Lane by his house, he said to me, he had just been robbed, and that he should know the men could he see them, and described them and their dress, one a tall man, the other a thick man, both in blue-grey; the shortest had on a horseman's coat, buckskin breeches, and boots, with a whip in his hand; he was fearful to go after them at first, saying, they were armed; when I had called my round, then he put on his hat (he having none on when he was robbed) to disguise himself, and we went together, and, in Newtoner's-lane, there the two prisoners stood as if they were making water; he pulled me by the sleeve, and said, they are the two men, &c. they answered the description given before; I saw the boots and horsewhip; then they went into Drury-Lane, and pushed on apace; Mr. Bugg being fat, could not walk fast enough, so I went on before him, the two prisoners opened, and I passed between them ; when I was got some little way before them, I blew out my candle, and slung my lanthorn to a hook at my back, and watched them, but lost sight of them in the Cole yard; then I went and called Mr. King the constable, who came with a hanger.</p>
<p>Q. Are the prisoners the men you saw in Newtoner's-Lane ?</p>
<p>Maid. They are, my Lord; then we went to the house of Thomas Ind, at the Crown and Scepter in Drury-lane, and described the men; he said, he knew them both, and that they had been at his house that day; he charged a brace of pistols, and Mr. King, he, and I, went out, and in about half an hour, the two prisoners were stopped in Drury-Lane, and taken before the Justice. Those are the very men we saw against the wall and followed afterwards.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-2-person40" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable; the prosecutor and watchman came for me at this time; they described the men; ( he mentions the cloaths as the others had done ) we went to the house of Hall and Brian, and searched there; then we went to Ind's house; Mr. Bugg described them there, Mr. Ind said, they had had three pots of beer there that afternoon; the prisoners were soon taken; I saw Hays just as he was stopped ; I did not see Broughton till he was brought to Justice Fielding's house; I saw also a pistol and hanger before the Justice, which were said to have been took up in the street, but I don't know by whom.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-2-person42" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the mob come down Drury-lane, on the 18th of December, near ten at night, calling, Stop thief! I ran to Parker's-lane, and there Hays was running down Drury-lane with this hanger in his hand drawn, two men had once hold on him, but he got clear of them; and near Mr. Bugg's door he fell; I took hold on him, he dropt the hanger as he fell ; I searched his pockets, and found six or seven shillings, and some halfpence, but no penknife. I heard Mr. Bugg say, as soon as he saw him before the Justice, he would swear they were the men that robbed him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-2-person43" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw Broughton throw the pistol out of his hand, and I took it up. (The pistol and sword produced in court.)</p>
<p>Q. Was the pistol loaded?</p>
<p>Connaway. It was, I drew it.</p>
<persName id="t17520219-2-person44"> William Gilbert
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<interp inst="t17520219-2-person44" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 18th of December, between nine and ten at night, as I was lighting a lady home, I heard the cry, Stop thief! I made towards the middle of the street: I saw a man with a pistol cocked in one hand, and a horsewhip in the other, running: I struck him with my flambeaux over the face: I cannot say the prisoner is the man, having never seen him since, but he answered to the name of Broughton when taken. (He described his cloaths as the others had done before.)</p>
<p>It appeared the prisoners were pursued in attempting to commit another robbery.</p>
<p>Broughton's defence.</p>
<p>I was with one
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<p>Hays had nothing to say.</p>
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<p>For Hays, see No. 271, in Cokayne's Mayoralty.</p> </div1>
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<p>Matthias Standfast. On the 29th of July, I was sent for by Mr. Jones, in order to detect some coiners, being a constable; he and I, and another Man, went and searched a room in
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<p>Q. Who rents the room?</p>
<p>Standfast. I believe Mary Hays does; she is admitted an Evidence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person51" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's room) we found these things he produced, plaster of Paris, a knife, a file, a bottle with some quicksilver in it, and forty pieces of coin.</p>
<p>Q. What do you think that coin is made of?</p>
<p>Jones. I believe they are made of pewter.</p>
<p>Q. What do they imitate ?</p>
<p>Jones. King William's shillings.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person53" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> does; she came into my room the 28th of July, seemingly confus'd, and said she was got into bad company: I said, what company? she said a woman, a corner, and that the money, and other things, were hid in her room; and that the woman was gone out: the next day I went and fetched Mr. Jones and Mr. Standfast: we went into the room, and the two women were there; there was a hole behind the door in the floor; Hays went to it, and covered it with her cloths, as a signal to shew us that the money lay there: Mr. Standfast took this money out, wrap'd up in a rag; they are like shillings, I take them to be pewter.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person56" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> at work on this money in Hog lane, (for Baker see Numb. 601, in Cokayne's Mayoralty ) I don't know at whose house it was, but I know the house: the prisoner was casting shillings out of a mould; it was the best of pewter, and
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person57" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> finished two of them, and went out and brought in a twopenny loaf, and cheese; this was on a Friday, I don't know the day of the month, nor the month: on the Monday following the prisoner came and knocked at my door; I asked her why she came so early? she said, for me to take a walk in the fields with her, saying,
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person58" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was in some goal, either New-Prison or Clerkenwell Bridewell, and wanted me to go and see which it was: I went, and found her in New-Prison : when I came to my lodgings again, there sat the prisoner with those counterfeit shillings in her lap, finishing them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person59" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I believe they are the same, I have had a great many of them: upon my word, my Lord, I have seen her begin and finish these sort of things five years ago: she asked me the Saturday before she was taken to go and put some off, and I did; then she wanted me to go again with four or five more: I pretended to go to shops so to do, but put them between my teeth, and bit them, and brought them back, pretending that people had tried them and would not take them : she said, if I would not leave her till such time she saw what would become of Baker, she would see me hang'd; I believe she meant hang'd, she would hold her head on one side, and put her tongue out, and her hand to her neck, saying, I'll see you so; then I was very uneasy, and told this man where I liv'd, and he advis'd me to send for an officer: this was on a Saturday night, and I told him on the Sunday she then lodg'd with me from the Monday to the Monday following.</p>
<p>Prisoner. By all relations this Mrs. Baker and the evidence were old practitioners ; I was at her house as I work'd plain work for her, that then I had been a cripple for five weeks: I never saw the money till the Constable brought it out of the hole.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person60" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . About eighteen years ago the Prisoner was cast for her life for such Practices, and her mother was burnt for the same the winter before that; her sister was also cast, and afterwards transported; two years ago last summer I was in the Compter for changing some such shillings.</p>
<p>Q. How long is it since you put off the first for her?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person61" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I believe it is five years ago: I did it for three years running.</p>
<p>Q. What benefit had you in so doing?</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>This woman came to me on the Monday ; she said will you do me one favour? what is that, said I; she said, you know the old woman nam'd Baker, otherwise Strong, has happen'd into a sad scrape, she is got into either Bridewell or New-Prison ; she ask'd me to go with her there: I told her I was not able to walk so far; then she said she must go herself, but wish'd she had some trusty friend, but she did not know who to trust : she came to me a second time, and said she was in prison; she told me if I would, walk along with her home, she would tell me more of her mind: I went with her, it was on the Saturday, she perswaded me to lie with her that night, on the next morning she said I should stay all day; I did; I had that night in my pocket two six pences which I lost there, I said nobody had been there but she; she said do you accuse me with robbing you, she said she could get six pence and six pence a great many ways, and said don't make words about it you must breakfast with me; she lock'd me into the room for about two hours and went as she said for some chips to make a fire, she returned without any; after that these men rapp'd at the door, she was very ready to open it, one of them said we are come to search for some melted mettle; I did not know what they meant, she look'd at me and I at her, said I what is this about mettle? I don't know she said, the men search'd and pull'd out this money and my two sixpences with it, she turn'd about to me as if she wanted me to go down stairs, I had no dread; we was taken before the Justice, she said to me say you nothing at all I know what to do.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person63" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . She was going to set stamps with them two six-pences, and to leave off making shillings: she has lived first with one man, then another, she liv'd with
<persName id="t17520219-3-person64"> Patrick Riley
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , he was made evidence against her, he left me out of his information, thinking to strengthen his evidence more against her.</p>
<p>(See No. 599, in Cokayne's Mayoralty.)</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. Did you ever know me put some off?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person65" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I never saw her.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. Did you put all off?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person66" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I put a great many off.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. What instruments did I use in making this money?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person67" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . She made them in a wooden instrument which she had made by a Joyner, after which she cut a spout to pour the mettle into it; she told the maker it was to make chocolate in.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. Do you know any body that put any off for me?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person68" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . I know no body but my self that did, I had used to go into shops and change them.</p>
<p>Prisoner. London is a large place; it is strange she can't find some person that has seen me with bad money or putting it off?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person69" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> : I don't know any body that could see her, she has liv'd in divers places.</p>
<p>Court. Was you ever tried in this Court yourself for such a fact?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person70" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . No, my Lord, I was not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever give your evidence here on such an occasion?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-3-person71" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> . No, my Lord, I never did.</p>
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<p>It does appear by searching the short-hand minutes of the trial of E. Baker, Hays did give her evidence against her as an accomplice, and that one
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<p>'' Please to pay the bearer
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<p>'' And you will oblige, '' Your humble servant, ''
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<p>and offering the same with intent to defraud
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<interp inst="t17520219-4-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Ratcliff-Cross, I keep a publick house, the prisoner came to me the 2d of January, he said he was just come from Jamaica, and had ten guineas for the run home in the Lovely Ann, and that he wanted to lodge with me; I got him a lodging just by, he came home with me after they had accepted him, and drank a pint of beer, and said, landlord you had better take my note which I had of the certain
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<interp inst="t17520219-4-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , till I go to the merchant to receive the money, so I took it, then he said, be so good as to lend me a shilling, for I must send for some beer to my lodgings: I sent it him, then he went away, and came again in about half an hour, with a man with him; they had a pint of slip; then he desired me to lend him another shilling, which I did: he and his friend went away; then the woman, where he was to lodge, came and ask'd me, what security I had for the money lent? I said, a note: said she, I have got another from him. (Both produced in Court.) When he came again in the morning, I said to him, friend, you are a cheat: then I took him up, and carried him before a Justice, and there he own'd he wrote both the notes himself, and that he had put a Captain's name to them, which he once failed with. (The notes produced and one of them read, as in the indictment.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-5-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , that the prisoner was at Nottingham; I went there and found him, as also my boots, and one of my shirts, marked H. G. that was on his back; the prisoner told me he had sold the other gun at Northampton, and by his directions I found it; he confessed the fact, and said he was sorry he should give my Mistress all this trouble (He once lived servant with her; the two guns produced in court and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Mr. Bourne and Mr. Morton confirmed that of their buying the great coat and the gun.
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>136. (L.)
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<p>137. (L.)
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<p>138. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17520219-8-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the seventh of January, about eight at night, going down
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520219-8-off32 t17520219-8-crimeloc34"/>, I thought I felt something at my pocket; I turn'd back, there stood the prisoner, I missed my handkerchief, then
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190007"/> I laid my hand on his shoulder, and ask'd him if he had not took it: he made no answer; I put my hand into his pocket, and found my handkerchief there. (He shewed four taken out of the prisoner's pocket, one of which he took, and deposed to he his property.)</p>
<p>Q. When had you your handkerchief last?</p>
<p>Laboure. I knew I had it in my pocket not a quarter of an hour before.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>A boy told him I had picked his pocket; I saw him throw it away; I took it up, when he asked me if I had not picked his pocket; I told him I had found one, and if it was his, he should have it and welcome.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p>
<p>See No. 90, in last Sessions.</p> </div1>
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<p>139. (L.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>140. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17520219-10-victim109" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 29th of July, between nine and ten o'clock at night, going home through
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<p>Prisoner. I had been in goal two months before she came to me.</p>
<p>E. Manning. I did not hear he was in goal till about two months after he was taken up for another robbery.</p>
<persName id="t17520219-10-person111"> Thomas James
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<interp inst="t17520219-10-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable in St. George, Bloomsbury : I was employed to search for some leather that was lost, which I found in the custody of the prisoner at the bar: In September last he was sent to prison, and detained as an evidence ; when the prosecutrix, I, and Mary Jones, went to see him in prison; she knew him and he likew ise knew her; she said she was sure he was the man that robbed her, and he owned she was the woman that was robbed in Drury-lane.</p>
<p>Q. How came the prosecutrix to go ?</p>
<p>James. She came and told me she heard there was a man taken that had committed many robberies in and near Drury-lane, and desired to go to see if she knew him. When she asked him how he did, he said, Dame, I don't know you: said I, don't you remember such a time you robbed me in Drury lane; he said, I know you are the woman, it was of an apron and silk handkerchief, and thirteen-pence in money, and that he cut her over the eye, and pointed up to her eye, saying, it was this eye, I believe. (The prosecutrix shewed a scar, which, she said, he made.) He said also, he went to the Fox and Goose, and spent her money, and shared the things, there being others concerned.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-10-person112" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I went with the prosecutrix and constable to the goal. She confirmed that of their conversation there.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was not on the same side the way; there were about sixty people looking at the affair as well as I: I had been drinking in a house with one
<persName id="t17520219-10-person113"> Peter Dun
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<interp inst="t17520219-10-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , they were to go to bed together, she went along with him arm in arm; she missed her apron in the Fox and Goose in the Play-house Passage, and had a man searched there; I did not act a part in it, or receive a farthing of value from it ; I was not in the same parish when it was done.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-10-person114" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Church-lane by St. Martin's Church, and am a shoe-maker, so is the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Ask that witness if he did not see the prosecutor drinking at the Fox and Goose in Drury-lane.</p>
<p>Hurst. I don't know the woman.</p>
<persName id="t17520219-10-person115"> James Collings
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<interp inst="t17520219-10-person115" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoe-maker; I live in the parish of St. Martin's; I can't say the day
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<p>See No. 7, in this Mayoralty.</p> </div1>
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<p>Mrs. Downes. My husband was out of town on the 12th of February: my daughter lay with me: I am sure my house was made fast when we went to-bed: between two and three she awakened me and said, she heard the chain of the door move: we both got up, and stood at the window till the watchman came, then I heard no noise: I called to the watchman and bid him look at the windows, which he did, and said, they were fast, but the street door was wide open: he came and stood in the entry till I called the maids up: he called also another watchman, and we found the backdoor was also open, which had no mark of violence on it, so we thought that was opened after the person was in: we searched the house to see what was lost: we found a buroe broke open in the parlour: there were two waistcoats taken out of it, I missed five tea spoons, a pair of tea tongs, a silver milk pot, a silver half pint mug, three silver table spoons, a pair of silver shoe buckles, a pair of silk garters with silver buckles in them. This was on the Wednesday, and on the Friday a pawnbroker came, whose name is
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<interp inst="t17520219-11-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was out along with my master when the house was broke: I took the prisoner, we had him into the parlour, and charg'd him with stealing the things: he confessed breaking the house, and stealing the things, and where they were: I went by his direction and found them had in two places, one parcel under the manger, and the other parcel in another part of the stable, as he had laid under ground.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-11-person123" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner brought a tablespoon to offer to pawn to me, about 9 o'clock on Saturday night ; I had seen him at my shop before; he told me he had the spoon of Mr. Downes's servant: I asked if it was her own? he said, he believed it was: I desired him to carry it to her again, he took it, and went away. I had not heard of Mr. Downes's house being broke open till my husband informed me afterwards: I sent to know if they had lost such a spoon; then they sent for me to swear to the prisoner: I went, and said the prisoner was the man that brought it to my house to pawn. (She produced the spoon, knowing it from the others by its being wore at the end of the bowl.)</p>
<p>Mr. Downes. When I came home on the Wednesday morning, my wife was much frighted, and told me the house had been broke open; I got a warrant and took up some of our own servants, thinking it must be somebody who was well acquainted with the house: Mr. Jackson came and asked me if I had lost such a spoon, telling me, a tall man, named Powney, had been to pawn a spoon with his wife, upon which I took up the prisoner, and had him before the Justice, who came to my house. The prisoner had lived with me about 5 or 6 months, and left me the beginning of January; he confessed before the Justice as has been deposed before, and has signed his confession.</p>
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say, and called no witnesses. </p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-12-person132" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Gray came and asked me where this boy lived; I went with him to the prisoner, he charged him with this affair, the prisoner said he knew nothing of it, saying he was at the Horshoe and Magpye at Holborn Bridge at that time; we went there; the people recollected he was there, but in going up Holborn the boy confessed to me he had took the things, and had lodged them in Fleet Lane; I can't now be positive to the woman's name, but there the things were found; I went with the prosecutor and prisoner there to demand them, there were six shirts and an apron.</p>
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520219-13-victim137 t17520219-13-viclabel60"/>; I have lost many plates and things: on the twelfth of December I lost several plates and dishes, out of my scullery in the yard: Mr. Hunter stopped some marked with a Rummer on them, and my husband
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>A woman came to me and asked me if I knew where she could sell some pewter, I said no: then she asked me if I would buy some; so I bought them for a small trifle of money.</p>
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<p>147. (M.)
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<rs id="t17520219-16-cd73" type="crimeDate">Jan 25</rs>. +
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<p>148, 149, 150.
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<p>Mr. Richardson. I am Agent to the same regiment that Captain
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<p>Q. Have you ever seen Captain
<persName id="t17520219-17-person164"> Andrew Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person164" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
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<p>Richardson. I have many a time. (He is show'd
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190010"/> a paper ) I wrote the body of this, and Captain
<persName id="t17520219-17-person165"> Andrew Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person165" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> wrote his name to it, I saw him. (He is show'd another) The body of this is my clerk's writing; the name,
<persName id="t17520219-17-person166"> Andrew Agnue
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person166" type="surname" value="Agnue"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person166" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , is the Captain's own writing, but I did not see him sign that. (He is show'd the note mention'd in the indictment.) The name to this is not the Captain's writing nor part of it; it is as much different as any two hands can be.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner Agnue. Did you ever hear the Captain talk of me?</p>
<p>Richardson. No.</p>
<p>Colonel Steward. I know Captain
<persName id="t17520219-17-person167"> Agnue
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person167" type="given" value="Agnue"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person167" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> .</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever seen him write?</p>
<p>Steward. I once saw him write a letter in my lodgings, at my table, and afterwards he gave it to me, and I read it; his name was to it, I know his hand writing as well as I know my own.</p>
<p>Q. When did he die?</p>
<p>Steward. He died on the 1st of May. (He is shew'd several papers.) Two of these are my hand writing : the note mentioned in the indictment is not my writing.</p>
<p>Q. Is the name to that his hand writing?</p>
<p>Steward. It is not at all like his; here is not a letter in it like his writing; I used to be extreamly intimate with the captain for many years.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever heard him speak of the Prisoner,
<persName id="t17520219-17-person168"> Barnard Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person168" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ?</p>
<p>Steward. No, I never did; after this affair broke out the widow asked me if I knew a person of that name; I said no, but desired she would send him to me, thinking, had the Captain had such an acquintance, I must know him, but he never came.</p>
<persName id="t17520219-17-person169"> Kenneth Mackenzey
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person169" type="given" value="Kenneth"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was acquainted with Captain
<persName id="t17520219-17-person170"> Andrew Agnue
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person170" type="surname" value="Agnue"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person170" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and have often seen him write.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen him write his name?</p>
<p>Mackenzey. I have; I have been witness to several deeds; I have also here two letters he sent to me. (They are compared with the names on some notes before produced, and the names agree, he looks upon the notes, and says the names are Captain
<persName id="t17520219-17-person171"> Agnue
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person171" type="given" value="Agnue"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person171" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> 's hand writing: he is shewed the note mentioned in the indictment.) I dont believe any part of this is the Captain's hand writing: I dont think, had the Captain endeavour'd to have wrote like this, he could have done it. (It is to be observed the body and name are two different hands.) Neither the body or name are like the Captain's writing, far from it.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner Agnue, to Colonel Steward. Did the Captain give a petition for you to carry to the Duke of Cumberland for me?</p>
<p>Steward. I never heard of the prisoner's name in my life, till I heard from Mrs. Agnue he had been at her house, I knew not of any such petition.</p>
<p>Q. to Mackenzey. When did Captain
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person172" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> die?</p>
<p>Mackenzey. He died the 1st of May, his wife is his lawful executrix.</p>
<persName id="t17520219-17-person173"> Michael Wilson
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person173" type="given" value="Michael"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have been servant to Mrs. Agnue from March last; the prisoner Agnue came to her house last May with a letter, and asked if Mrs. Agnue was at home. (He is shewed a letter.) I am sure this is it: I told him my mistress was at home; he bid me give that letter to her; I did, she read it, he staid for an answer; Mrs. Dunbar, her mother, who lives with her, came out, and asked him where this
<persName id="t17520219-17-person174"> Barnard Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person174" type="given" value="Barnard"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person174" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was, which name was to the letter, he said he was then at Spring-gardens.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner Agnue. Did that witness hear any talk then about money?</p>
<p>Wilson. I dont remember any thing more said than what I have mentioned.</p>
<p>Q. from Agnue. Did she not say, I have heard Captain
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<p>Wilson. No, not a word about you.</p>
<p>Q. from Agnue. Did you live with Captain
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person176" type="given" value="Agnue"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person176" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> when he lived in Mincing-Lane?</p>
<p>Wilson. I was with the Captain a week before he removed from thence.</p>
<persName id="t17520219-17-person177"> John Casterd
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person177" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person177" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have been servant to Mrs. Dunbar, going on three years; the Captain died on the 1st of May; Mrs. Dunbar lived with the Captain at the time he died, I saw the prisoner at the Captain's house the day after he was buried; he wanted to know of me where the Captain was buried ; I asked his reason for asking, he said he was a relation to him, and his name was Agnue; I told him he was buried in the family vault of Mrs. Dunbar, near Moorfields.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever heard before of any such relation ?</p>
<p>Casterd. No, Sir, I never did, he said there was a bill of 24 l. (to the best of my knowledge) that Mrs. Agnue, had of his on the account of a law suit; I told him if there was any such note, Mrs. Agnue would honourably discharge it?</p>
<p>Q. How long did the captain live with Mrs. Dunbar in Mincing-lane?</p>
<p>Casterd. About six months, and had moved from thence about six weeks before he died: the prisoner came to the Bell in Mincing-lane, as nigh as I can recollect, January was twelve months :
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190011"/> the boy of the ale-house came over for either the coachman or me: I went to him, and he said, he wanted to speak with my master: I said he was dressing himself: then he said he would come again the next morning at ten o'clock, but I never saw him till the day after my master was buried.</p>
<p>Q. Did he talk of being related that first time?</p>
<p>Casterd. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever heard of him before?</p>
<p>Casterd. No, Sir.</p>
<p>Q. Did you acquaint your master he had been there?</p>
<p>Casterd. No, my Lord, as he had not told me his name nor his business, I did not speak to my master about him.</p>
<p>(To prove that part of the indictment, where it is said with intent to defraud
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<p>Mr. Mackenzey. I was ordered by Mrs. Agnue to order Mr. Dagg, to enquire into the truth of this note, she not allowing it to be a note of her husband's: Mrs. Dunbar had shewed me a letter, signed
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person182" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Barnard Agnue about two years, and the other two prisoners about two months:
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> applied to me about the latter end of December, and brought this note; (holding up the note, mentioned in the indictment, in his hand) he wanted me to recover the money due upon it, of
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's widow. Some time after I called at her house in Great-Marlborough-Street: I met with Mrs. Dunbar, who said, the Captain never owed
<persName id="t17520219-17-person185"> Barnard Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person185" type="given" value="Barnard"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> a shilling in his life: I told her I had such a note, and shewed it her: she said she believed it was not his hand-writing : I said the body of the note might not: she said the name was not. In a day or two the prisoner Agnue came to me to know whether I had got the money upon the note: I told him I had not: I asked him how he came to put such a note as that into my hands, for it was a bad note, and not Mr.
<persName id="t17520219-17-person186"> Andrew Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person186" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's handwriting : he then said he could bring two or three witnesses to prove it was his hand-writing, and also the money lent at the same time.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner Agnue. Did I not say it was money to carry or a law-suit?</p>
<p>Saunders. I think he did say it was, and that he said he lent the money at the Lebeck's-Head in the Strand, and that the note was drawn by
<persName id="t17520219-17-person187"> Andrew Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person187" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> : I desired h e would bring these witnesses to me: he came again in a night or two, and brought me the names of the two witnesses. which were
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> : I went with him to them at a public-house in a back parlour in the Old-Baily, which was the first of my seeing them: I asked them if they knew of
<persName id="t17520219-17-person190"> Barnard Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person190" type="given" value="Barnard"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's lending the other any money? they said they did know such a man, and that they saw him lend the money at the Lebeck's-Head in the Strand, about the beginning of February.</p>
<p>Q. Did you produce the note to them?</p>
<p>Saunders. I did, Fox had it in his hand, and looked at it, and said, he saw
<persName id="t17520219-17-person191"> Andrew Agnue
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<p>Prisoner Fox. I never saw Captain
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<p>Q. What did Gale say?</p>
<p>Saunders. Gale said, I can say the same as Fox has, I saw
<persName id="t17520219-17-person193"> Andrew Agnue
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person193" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
<interp inst="t17520219-17-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sign the note, he put on a pair of spectacles, and looked at the note in Fox's hand or his own.</p>
<p>Q. Did they speak of
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<p>Saunders. They did not then, but they did at the time they were taken up. After this I wrote a letter to Mrs. Agnue to let her know I had satisfaction from two witnesses, which I had seen, that told me they saw the money lent and the note signed, and desired she would appoint some person to enquire into it, or I should bring an action for the money, &c. After this Mr. Dagg came to me, to whom I delivered the note, upon his giving me a receipt to return it on demand: he desired I would appoint the three persons to meet him, and some others to enquire into it, saying, if he found the note a true one, he would pay it; he said he did not know Captain
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person195" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> , and was not certain as to his hand-writing, but by the appearance of it, it was not the Captain's hand-writing: I appointed to meet at the Rose Tavern without Temple-Bar: we met there, I think it was on the 4th of January: Mr. Dagg brought Mackenzey and Mr. Welch with him: the note was then produced by Mr. Dagg, and he asked him such questions as he thought proper: then it seemed clear to me, that their answers agreed in this, that they saw the money lent. (The note read.)</p>
<p>London, February 3, 1751.</p>
<p>'' I promise to pay Mr.
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<p>'' By
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person197" type="given" value="Andrew"/>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190012"/>Q. to Saunders. Did you see Mrs. Agnue?</p>
<p>Saunders. No, my Lord, I never did.</p>
<p>Dagg. I was appointed to enquire after this note : I went to Mr. Saunders's, he was not at home the first time; I left a message that I had been there in relation to a note, which he had demanded payment of on Mrs. Agnue; he came to me the next day at my desire, and gave me the note upon my giving him a receipt to return it upon demand.</p>
<p>Q. to Saunders. Is this the same note (the note produc'd) you received from
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<p>Saunders. Yes, it is.</p>
<p>Dagg continues. I believe in a day or two after he came to my chamber, and told me the names of the two Witnesses Fox and Gale,; as soon as I heard their names, I began to suspect the thing, (having heard of them before) then I appointed Mr. Saunders to meet me at the Rose Tavern with them; I told him if these men appeared men of reputation, and could prove that the money was advanced by
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to Capt. Agnue, and the note signed, my client should pay the money; in the mean time I went with Mrs. Dunbar and Mrs. Agnue to Justice Fielding's, and laid an information against
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; he granted a warrant; then I took Mr. Welch and Mr. Mackenzey with me to the Rose Tavern ; we had not been there long before the three prisoners and Mr. Saunders came in, this was on the 4th of January. I first produced the note to Mr. Saunders, and asked him whether that was the note he gave me, and whether
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> did give it him? he told me it was, and he had it of him. I then asked
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person202" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> whether Capt. Agnue gave him that note, and whether he had given value for it? he said, yes, and made some protestation, what it was I can't exactly recollect, was it the last day he had to live, or something like it; he said the money paid by him, to Capt. Agnue, was 24 guineas, in order to carry on a law suit.</p>
<p>Q. What did you understand by that?</p>
<p>Dagg. I understood him that he had deposited it in the Captain's hand, in order to pay the expence of a law suit which was coming on. Then I examin'd Fox, he told me he was a Surgeon in Cornhill, at the sign of the Wheat-Sheaf, and that on the 3d of February he was drinking with
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person204" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> advance to Capt. Agnue 24 guineas, and saw Capt. Agnue sign the note which I had produced. I then examined Gale; he said very little but this, I can swear the same to every thing that Mr. Fox has said; he said also he was a Broker, and liv'd behind Guy's Hospital.</p>
<p>Q. Did you shew them the note?</p>
<p>Dagg I think Fox took it out of my hand as I held it ; I shew'd Gale the note, he looking upon it said, he saw it signed by Capt. Agnue. I kept the note, and charged Mr. Welch with the three prisoners. I was with them before the Justice of Peace, they were examined separately; they agreed in this, that they were all three at the Lebeck's Head with Capt. Agnue when he signed the note and received the money; that they were drinking a pint of hot red wine; I knowing he had not drank red wine for some time before he died, I asked whether he drank one or two glasses, they could not tell; they all gave a different account of their coming there; one said Capt. Agnue and they came together; another said they met him as they were going in, and another said they came separate.</p>
<p>Q. to Colonel Steward. Had Capt. Agnue us'd to drink red wine lately?</p>
<p>Col. Steward. He drank no red wine for a year and half before he died.</p>
<p>Q. from Gale. Did not I say, I did not know Capt. Agnue?</p>
<p>Dagg. He did, before the Justice; but he had owned before he had seen Capt. Agnue sign it. I wanted him to be an evidence; he said, if I would put him on the back of the bill, he would do what service he could; said I, can you prove the forgery? he said he could not.</p>
<p>Mr. Webb. I am the High Constable of Holborn division: I was at the Rose Tavern : I can only say what Mr. Dagg has said, which I know to be truth. Fox, as a confirmation, said, the piece of paper, on which the note was wrote, was taken out of his pocket-book, but there was no pocket-book produced.</p>
<p>Mr. Mackenzey. What Mr. Dagg has said is the truth of the case. Fox said he knew the Captain very well, for he was the son of Sir
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<p>Agnue's defence.</p>
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<p>Fox's defence.</p>
<p>As Mr. Gale and I were coming from Chairing-Cross, Mr. Agnue called me in at the Lebeck's Head, where I saw the gentleman whom they called Captain ; they were busy in talking together; he asked about money, whether it was giving or receving, I cannot tell, it was not my business; I saw some money deposited on the table, how much, or the use of it, I cannot tell. I can say no more, I may as well be hang'd for nothing.</p>
<p>Gale's defence.</p>
<p>There was some money on the table, but for what I can't tell; afterwards he said there were twenty-four guineas; it was something about a law-suit; I am pretty old and my memory fails me; I never saw the Captain before in my life.</p>
<p>For Agnue.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person208" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Drury-lane, and Mr. Agnue lodged where I lived ; he came home one time either in April or May, and seemed very much surprized; he sat down and said, Lord, I am very ill, Nanny, I have met with a very great surprize, I have been out and have heard Captain
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<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>A. Shepherd. In Vinegar-yard, Drury-lane, and lodge with Mrs. Scot.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner Agnue lodge there?</p>
<p>A. Shepherd. No, Sir, he lodged where I had lived servant eight or nine months ago.</p>
<p>Q. What is he?</p>
<p>A. Shepherd. He is a gentleman come from sea, I can't tell what business he follows.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person210" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I some times go to service, otherwise I go a chearing or ironing: I knew Agnue, I worked for him when he kept house: I heard him say he had a demand on this gentleman, and has put people off when they have come for money, upon account of the money demanded of him by people.</p>
<p>Q. Did he name the gentleman's name.</p>
<p>Tase. He did, saying, it was one Captain
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<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. What business does the prisoner follow?</p>
<p>Tase. He follows none at all as I know of, he kept a private house, and lived genteely and decent.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person212" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known Agnue three months, he once lodged at my house, he was waiting for a law-suit, he behaved very well.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person213" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a piece of a surgeon and a licensed physician: I have known Agnue three years: he has been very ill, and I visited him; he had a trial at Guildhall, and carried his cause for an action of an assault by his captain, and recovered twenty pounds: I know nothing of him, only being employed for him when he was ill; he now owes me eight guineas.</p>
<p>For Gale.</p>
<p>Dionies Denavove. I have known Gale about a year and half; he lodged at our house: I saw no harm by him while he lived there.</p>
<p>Thomas Hall. I live in Short's-Gardens: I have known him above seven years: I never heard any ill of him before this: I have had little knowledge of him for the last year.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-17-person214" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a working silversmith in the Old-Baily: I have known Gale about three
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<p>Fox called no witnesses.</p>
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<p>Q. Had he any instrument in his hands?</p>
<p>R. Cook. He threatened me and affrighted me so, that I did not see any thing in his hands. I saw the back of him as he went out, and when he was in the street, I saw him out of the window by the light of a brandy-shop. I was drawing on my stockings when my husband came in; he asked me if I was mad; I told him there had been a man, that came once before with a pretence to take a room, (which were all the times I had seen him) and had taken such and such things: my husband looked about to see what was gone: I described him and he went to the alehouses. When he was gone the prisoner came upon me a second time; then I saw his face and his cloaths; he said, G - d d - n you, you old bitch: I said you are the man that
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190015"/> robbed me ; then he went like an arrow out of a bow, and turned down Turk's-head-conrt.</p>
<p>Q. Did you cry out when you were in bed, when became to you?</p>
<p>R. Cook. He threatened me so that I was affrighted, and had not power,</p>
<p>Q. Are you certain the prisoner is the man?</p>
<p>R. Cook. I can say, to my great sorrow, that he is the man.</p>
<p>Q. How did he come into your room?</p>
<p>R. Cook. The key was left on the outside the door.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go to bed?</p>
<p>R. Cook. About seven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to go to bed so soon?</p>
<p>R. Cook. I was taken with a great heaviness and was so for some days.</p>
<p>Clarles Hilton. On the 13th of December, between eight and nine o'clock, as I went out at my own door, which is just by the corner of Green-Artour court, within a door or two of Mr. Cook's, I saw the prisoner, with a candle lighted in his hand, standing as if he was making water; About half an hour after Mrs. Cook came running to me, and said she had been robbed of every thing she had in the world, and that her husband was standing like a man out of his wits.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was drinking at a publick-house that night from six to nine, when I went away; I then went to the sign of the Three Pigeons to ask for my wife; she was not there; I then went to the house I had been drinking at, and when I came home found my door broke open: there were two or three men took told of me, and said I had robbed the prosecutrix; they brought her to me in a ragged gown: said she I am almost sure the prisoner is the man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-24-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . If common fame speaks truth, the prosecutrix is a woman of very bad character: she is capable of swearing any thing; there is hardly a worse woman living; she has been confined in Newgate for a crime of this nature. I knew nothing of the prisoner nor of this trial before I came here.</p>
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<p>158. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17520219-25-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the upper end of Drury-lane. As I was in
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<interp inst="t17520219-25-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was coming along and heard the cry. Stop Thief! I took hold or him: he had a hat under his arm, which the prosecutor owned, and another on his head.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was much in liquor, and know no more of it than nothing at all.</p>
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<p>159. (L.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520219-26-off120 t17520219-26-crimeloc118"/>. On the 14th of Dec. I lost the money mentioned in the indictment. I got up the next morning when my maid asked me if I had left the buroe open: I went to it and missed the money. She said the street door and the warehouse door were open. I took my maid, my man, taat boy, and a fellow-servant with him before the Lord Mayor: the prisoner was servant to a lodger of mine: I got a search warrant from my Lord to search the house of the fellow servant to the prisoner: I went but found nothing; then I searched another house, but found nothing; after that a person that keeps a chandler's shop-by the Fleet-gate, came to me and said, there is a boy that lodges in your house has purchased six pounds worth of crackers and serpents: I desired him to stop him if he should come again. After that when Mr. Barnard was robbed of his gold watch, four guineas, two shillings, and other things, he suspected the prisoner: he asked him in my hearing concerning it; the prisoner denied it. I heard something of him, which gave me reason to suspect him; we took him before the Alderman; going along he confessed the fact to Mr. Barnard: then he confessed to me, and then before my Lord-Mayor, and several Aldermen, that he picked the lock, and broke open the buroe, and took out a pigtail wig; that he drank some green usquebaugh, and another man, a breeches-maker, was in company with him, he staid till he had but four guineas left: when going to Newgate, he then confessed that he took
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<interp inst="t17520219-26-person258" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am one of my Lord-Mayor's Martialmen ; the prisoner confessed, when in my custody, that he took Mr. Bowden's money, and had spent it all on women, coach-hire, and plays: that in the whole there was about fifty pounds in thirty-six shilling pieces, &c.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-26-person259" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner first accused a breeches-maker with being concerned with him, afterwards he said he took Mr. Bowden's money himself.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I have nothing to say nor no witnesses.</p>
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<p>There was a second indictment against him for
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<p>160. (M.)
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<p>Q. Was that window fast do you know before?</p>
<p>A. Ward. I am sure it was, there was a plate broke from the kirb.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a window was it?</p>
<p>A. Ward. It is a standing door and a slap under it, and stairs to go down; I had just put two tankards on a butt-head before, one of which he had.</p>
<p>Q. Did he let fall this tankard behind the butt he took it from?</p>
<p>A. Ward. No, my Lord, it was two butts distance.</p>
<p>Q. Could it have fallen there by rowling from the place where it stood?</p>
<p>A. Ward. No, it could not, without the butt had fell. (She produced two tankards, and deposed it was one of them, but she could not tell which.)</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be up at that time?</p>
<p>A. Ward. Our house is an ale-house and watchhouse too, there is one room for the constable to sit in.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see him have the tankard in his hand?</p>
<p>Austin. I saw tankards there, but I did not see any in the prisoner's hand; I saw the powdering pan broke.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the window fast that night ?</p>
<p>Austin. I went my rounds every half hour, and did not perceive it open; I saw afterwards the place broke where the bolt shot in.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you observe the cellar door fast that night?</p>
<p>Sopley. I cannot say it was fast.</p>
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<p>Q. What was he doing when you saw him first?</p>
<p>Jones. He was hiding himself behind the butts, standing near the butt where the tankards stood: I did not see it in his hand.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear the tankard fall?</p>
<p>Jones. No, I did not, I saw the powdering pan was broke.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner?</p>
<p>Jones. I did, he used my father's house, I knew him when I saw him in the cellar.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to know he was a thief?</p>
<p>Jones. Because he was once taken up for stealing wet linnen.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was in liquor, and I did not know where to go: knowing this was a night-house, I went and called for a pint of purl, because I would not lie about the street; then I wanted to go to the necessary-house, and I stumbled into the cellar, and did not know where I was; this boy came down directly, I said,
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<p>Q. to
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<p>A. Ward. No. I never saw him till that night.</p>
<p>Q. to Jones. Did he ask you the way to the necessary-house?</p>
<p>Jones. No.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. Had you seen him in the house drinking that night ?</p>
<p>Griffin. No, I cannot say I saw him before he was brought out of the cellar.</p>
<p>Q. How many people might there be in the house at that time?</p>
<p>Griffin. There might be twenty I believe, besides the watchmen.</p>
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<p>Mr. Wilmot. On the 28th of January, about seven in the evening, the prisoner brought the silver mug to my house, and said his name was Durham, and that he lived at the glass-house in Fleet-street: said I, you are not that Mr. Durham: he said he was his brother; said I, if your brother will come and satisfy me it is yours, I'll lend you money upon it: I sent my servant over to Mr. Durham's to enquire, and in that time the prisoner desired I'd either let him have some money on it, or the tankard again: I said, I did not chuse that; he threatened me, and went from the shop; I laid hold on him; he turned about and we collared each other; I kept him till my man came back, who said Mr. Durham was not at home; then the prisoner mentioned another man in the neighbourhood, one Mr. Clark, whom he knew, who advertises to take things out of pawn; Mr. Clark let me know the prisoner had been there, that he did not know any thing of him: then I sent over to Mr. Durham for some body to come to confront the prisoner; the maid came and said, the prisoner was not her master or master's brother; he still insisted upon it that his name was Durham. I asked him if he knew
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<p>Q. from the prisoner. Ask Mr. Butler what was my character before?</p>
<p>Butler. I have nothing to say against his character before this, I have known him but about two months before this; he is a
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<p>Robertson's defence.</p>
<p>I was very much in liquor, my intent was to have pledged it, and when I had got money to have redeemed it again.</p>
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<p>Q. In what capacity was she in your house?</p>
<p>Lacy. She was not to assist in the shop, she was house maid.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make her any promise you would let her go if she would confess?</p>
<p>Lacy. No, my lord, I did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-31-person298" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Lacy, I exposed these very breeches to sale, the first day of this month, in his shop, after I had shut up the shop; how they went out I know not; Doyle said before Sir
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<p>Gready's defence.</p>
<p>I had these breeches of my mistress to sell for her.</p>
<p>Doyles defence.</p>
<p>I had them of my fellow prisoner: she came into the Scute where I was and exposed them to file, I had done some services for her, she gave them to me as a recompence: if I had known they were Mr. Lacy's property, I would not have accepted such a thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-32-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the constable ; on the 28th of January I w as sent for to Mr. Culley's on this affair ; I went, I took the prisoner to the watch-house, and searched him: he pulled out a pair of silver buckles out of his mittins, and said they and the watch came from his father at Lynn, and he'd make me suffer for carrying him to the watch-house ; I took him to the Justice, there he said he had them of his father, and it was out of his power to commit him; he was committed for further examination, after which the prosecutor went before the Justice, and swore to the things; the next morning the prisoner was brought to a publick house, as soon as he saw the prosecutor he fell on his knees, and acknowledged he took the things from on board his vessel.</p>
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<p>In the morning about eight o'clock, as I was walking in St. Catherine's, I found this handkerchief, garter, and buckle, and all tied up together; I did not know what to do with them, I was afrighted at them; when it was day-light this salesman's wife was up, I asked her to sell me a great coat, which I had sold her a few days before ; she said she had sold it, but I might have a new one: I told her I had a pair of buckles to sell, and took them out of my breeches pocket, she offered me twelve shillings for them; I said I could not take it; then she asked me what I would have for the watch ; I said four guineas and a half; she said she would not give me half the money; she sent me over the way to get some purl, and went and called her husband up; I have no witnesses of my finding the things, there was a porter near at that time, but I don't know where to find him, and I ran as soon as I found them, fearing they should be his.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-33-person314" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , for 7 s. to an old cloaths-man, and my velvet breeches and Bridgment's black cap to another in the street for 1 s. 6 d. and the rug for 3 s. 6 d. he sent me to the Ship in Prince's-Street, to enquire of the landlady for a chairman that had bought that there, I went there and found him, and got the rug and other things that were sold there, I got also the sheet, boots, fustian frock, and silk handkerchief. (All produced in court.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-33-person315" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an old cloaths-man; I bought this sheet and boots of the prisoner at the ship; he said his wife and he had quarrell'd, and he would sell the things.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-33-person316" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a chairman; between 6 and 7 that Evening I bought the rug and fustian frock for 4 s. 6 d. the handkerchief was in the pocket of the frock, I knew nothing of that till afterwards.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I did this when I was pretty much in liquor.</p>
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<p>Annothea Sedgwick. I
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<p>Mr. Arlington. Last Sunday morning, between 9 and 10 o'clock, I was sent for to Mrs. Sedgwick's house, she said her buroe was broke open, and desired I'd go up stairs to the maid; the maid did not care I should see her searched, so I went into another room, and when I came back again Mrs. Sedgwick had got those things in her hand, saying, she has robbed me of them; I shewed them to the prisoner, and asked her if she had took them out of the buroe? she answered, she did, and also cut the hole in the drawer with a penknife; then I sent for the Headborough, she was carried before the Justice, and said the same there.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>Mistress ordered me to clean the house, and go away: I was cleaning about, and found these things in a drawer: I carried them into the next room, and put them into another drawer: they lay there from the Thursday till Sunday morning: I design'd to put them into the place again: I happened to drop the silver bodkin on the stairs, and it was found; then they asked me for the things, and I delivered them.</p>
<p>To her character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-34-person321" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner was with me almost a year, about a year and half ago, I never found any thing by her but what was honest.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-34-person322" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner some years; I never heard any ill of her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520219-34-person323" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to me about four years ago, as an acquaintance, and staid about four months: I have trusted her with things of great value, and recommended her to a place where she behaved very well.</p>
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<p>William Roberts. On the 17th of January coming from Westminster to Kensington, where my master lodges, about seven in the evening, in the
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<p>Q. Was it light enough for you to discern him so as to be certain to him?</p>
<p>Roberts. The moon shone as bright as it could shine, he had a very black beard at that time, as he has now; his shoes were slit up the sore parts, I described him to my fellow-servants at Kensington, dressed as he is now: if I was not positive, I would not swear for a world.</p>
<p>Q. Had he a cap on?</p>
<p>Roberts. He had.</p>
<p>Prisoner. This cap I have on I had of the person that was tried yesterday for stealing the mahogany, I never had it on before.</p>
<p>The Second Part of these Proceedings will be publish'd in a few Days.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175202190021"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Goal Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX, HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 19th, Thursday the 20th, Friday the 21st, Saturday the 22d, Monday the 24th, Tuesday the 25th, and Wednesday the 26th of February.</p>
<p>In the 25th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. BEING THE Third SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble
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<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1752.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
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<p>Roberts. IT was not that worsted cap he has on, he had on a leather cap when he robbed me.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Yes, I have had a leather cap a great while.</p>
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<p>Q. Had you seen the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Allen. I have several and several times in our house.</p>
<p>Q. How long is it ago since you saw him first ?</p>
<p>Allen. The first time is about nine weeks ago; I remember he then said he was come from Yarmouth, and had been robbed by a German: I once gave him a pair of old shoes ; he said he was going down to Bristol to his mother; but instead of that he was still in Kensington ; he said after that his mother lived at Reading, and he has been gone sometimes for a fortnight together, and sometimes for a day or two.</p>
<p>The prisoner bad nothing to say.</p>
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