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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080001"/>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 8th, Thursday the 9th, Friday the 10th, Saturday the 11th, Monday the 13th, and Tuesday the 14th of April.
<p>In the 25th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. BEING THE Fourth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble
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<p>NUMBER IV.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1752.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080002"/>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
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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>*William Cosh being taken ill,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-2-defend39 t17520408-2-deflabel17"/> of mine about six months, and she was discharged from me the Wednesday before the fact was committed; on Saturday the 28th of March, between six and seven, my maid came into my room and told me the street door was open. I got up and found a cabinet in the parlour broke open, and the things mentioned in the indictment missing. I went to see which way they got into the house, and found by scratches on the inside of the wall, a person had got over that, and down a funnel where I put my coals into the cellar, and from thence into the house. I immediately sent my sister to the prisoner's lodgings to enquire whether she was at home; she returned and said she had been informed there she came in at about four in the morning. I got a warrant, and had her before Justice Lediard; she could not give an account where she had been, but at first denied knowing of the things; she was committed for farther examination. On the Sunday my sister went to her lodging to see if she had hid any of the things; she is here and will give an account of it. The prisoner was re-examined and was shewed the things mentioned, except the gold case of the watch and a handkerchief. (The goods produced in court and deposed to.) Then the prisoner confessed taking them, and that the gold case was in a closet in the room where she lodged: the constable, I, and others, went there and found it as she had said; she gave me the key of her box, in which she said was a gause handkerchief, which I found accordingly; she said she was alone in it, that she got a chairman's horse on which they carry their goods, from whence she got over the wall, and down the funnel into the house, and took the things.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-2-person46" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I lodge with Mr. Stable. The gold case, two mourning rings, and the silver heart are mine; they were taken out of Mr. Stable's cabinet; I heard the prisoner confess, as the other witness had deposed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-2-person47" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , the prosecutor's sister, confirmed that of his evidence, with this addition, that the prisoner's lodging was at the house of Mrs. Calvert, a washerwoman, that the washerwoman and she found the things, except that watch-case and handkerchief, in the tick of the prisoner's bed, sewed in with the stocks and feathers.</p>
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17520408-3-person53" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to William; I keep a chandler's shop near the brick field. On the 16th of January I lost a shirt and gown, apron, and handkerchief, from off a line in my kitchen; I also had lost a silver tea spoon on the 14th in the morning; I took up the prisoner on the 7th of February, and before the Justice she said she stole the gown and shirt out of the kitchen, and sold the shirt in thieving-lane for 18 d. and that she had pawned the gown, and carried me to the place; the people knowing her character, had stopped it, so I got that again.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-3-person56" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> the elder, to a pawnbroker, in Jermyn-street, and there found the gown.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-3-person57" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the constable, confirmed that of her confession.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-4-off25 t17520408-4-victim61"/> </persName> did make an assault, putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life, 12 d. in money number'd, did steal, &c </rs>.
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<p>Joseph Thompson. On Feb. 21, the prisoner came to the gate on Smallbury-Green, and demanded it to be opened, I opened my door to come out to open it, he thrust by me, and desired me to let him warm his hands; the horse was at the door: he staid 7 or 8 minutes, or more, in the house. I asked him how he came to have no saddle, he being a
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<p>Q. Did you ever see him before?</p>
<p>Thompson. Never to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. Could you see him, so as to know him again?</p>
<p>Thompson. I had a candle lighted in the house.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any companions with him?</p>
<p>Thompson. None, as I saw.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was constable of the night, that night, at St. George's, the prisoner was brought to the watch-house to me and charged with this robbery, (he produces a watch delivered to him at the time) I searched him before the justice and found 2 s. and 2 d. in half-pence, and four six-pences. (One of the six-pences was a very batter'd one, which the prosecutor deposed. he knew to be one the prisoner took from out of his bag, and said, he had had it he believed two months.)</p>
<p>Q. to Thompson. Is this the watch that was taken out of your house at that time?</p>
<p>Thompson. It is, my Lord.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person63" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman at Knights bridge : I had intelligence about five o'clock that morning, such a man as the prisoner was upon the road, and that he had cut the turnpike-man's throat on Smallbury Green, and robbed him of a watch and some money: I saw the prisoner, and thought by the descriptions, he must be the man. I followed him, and knowing there was a house up, I went and called a man, and told him; we went after him; when we came to the turnpike at Hyde-Park-Corner we alarmed the two turnpike-men, they stopped him; I carried the prisoner to St. George's watch-house. After that, as I had seen him throw something out of his hand over Hyde-park-wall, and there being no watch found upon him, I went with
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person64" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to see for it: there I found it; we had so run the prisoner down, a little boy might have taken him.</p>
<persName id="t17520408-4-person65"> Robert Hoskins
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am one of the turnpike-men, at Hyde-park-corner. I was upon duty Feb. 21, with
<persName id="t17520408-4-person66"> George Hagerty
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and we were informed about four in the morning, that the Smallbury-green turnpike-man had been robb'd, and his throat cut by a soldier; about an hour after we heard the cry, stop thief, from towards Knights bridge, we both run out; there they were pusuing the prisoner under the wall. I had a long staff; I said, stop, you sir; he said, what must I stop for: I said, if he would not, I would knock him down; then I seized him by the collar. We led him into the turnpikehouse; we ordered him to pull his gloves off, having been before told, that the turnpike-man had bit the man's thumb that robb'd him. We saw one of his was bit. He was carried to St George's round-house. Then we sent word to the prosecutor we had taken him, and about eleven o'clock he came and swore to the prisoner before Justice Fielding.</p>
<p>Q. Which thumb was bit?</p>
<p>Hoskins. It was his right thumb; the biggest mark was on the top of the nuckle.</p>
<p>Q. to Thompson. Which thumb did you bite?</p>
<p>Thompson. I was so affrighted, I cannot tell which it was.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was on duty also at the turnpike, at Hyde-park-corner, at this time; the guard that was along with the mail had told us of the robbery at Smallbury-green turnpike, and that the man was murdered; that it was done by a soldier, who was making the best of his way for London: that he was in a plain hat. He was soon after pursued from Knights bridge, and we took him: we examined his thumbs; he shewed his left thumb willingly, but the other that was bit he did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-4-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in St. Giles's and work at Brumpton : going thither that morning, as I was getting over a style the watchman called me back, saying, he wanted to speak with me: then he told me, a man had been killed on Smallbury-Green, and robbed by a soldier, and that he heard he was upon the road for London ; he described him to me; I went into the White-Hart just on this side the bridge and got me a dram, and was telling the people of this
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<p>213. (M.)
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<p>Ruben Adolphus. I was at the oratorio in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-5-off31 t17520408-5-crimeloc33"/>, March 11, the prisoner was near me, besides whom there was none but good company: I felt her hand about my breeches; when she was gone, I put my hand down for my purse, and found it gone, I went down to an orange girl at the door and described the prisoner; she said, the prisoner was then up stairs, I went up and found her, I told her, she had picked my pocket; I desired to have her searched; I left her in custody; I went up stairs to that part of the gallery, where I was informed she had concealed herself; there I found my purse and a little bit of paper by it, which paper I believe to be the paper the ruby stone was wrapt in; I came down again, and asked her what she had done with my money. She said she knew nothing of it. The constable said, he believed she had dropped something under her; I looked down, and there found my ruby stone; she was taken to the round house and searched, of which the woman who searched her will give an account.</p>
<p>Q. What money did you loose?</p>
<p>Adolphus. I had three half guineas and one guinea in gold in my pocket, in my purse, which were gone, when I felt in my pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-5-person73" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable. I was called to take charge of the prisoner, I had her under the stairs at the door, while the prosecutor went up to look for his purse with the gallery keeper: I saw her fumbling about her pocket, then I imagined she wanted to drop something out of it; he came down, and said, he had found the purse, and bid me take her before the justice. I bid him look under her, saying, I thought she had dropt something, he took the candle and looked, and there he found the ruby stone. (The stone produced and deposed to by the prosecutor.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-5-person74" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner was brought to Covent Garden watchouse, they were going to search her; I desired the men to go away and I would: I did, and found half a guinea conceal'd in her mouth, there were only a shilling and some half-pence in her pocket.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I am a very honest girl, I came up from out of the country for a service about three weeks before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-6-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, some time before last May, to be kept; he missed her about the 2d or 3d of October, he sent me word, I advertised her; then I heard she was in Southwark, sold to one
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<interp inst="t17520408-6-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I went to him and found my mare, I swore to her before a Magistrate; then he delivered her to me.</p>
<persName id="t17520408-6-person81"> William Purier
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<interp inst="t17520408-6-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I bought that mare of Mr. Cotsell, a carpenter in the Falcon Inn, the latter end of October.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-6-person82" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Going to Black Heath fair on the 30th of Sept. Mr. Cole was coming home with this mare, he had been there to sell her, we went to a publick house, and I bought her of him for a guinea and half.</p>
<p>Mr. Cole. I live in the Falcon Inn. The prisoner at the bar brought this mare to me about the 27th of Sept. and asked me to put her in the stable for two or three days, saying he brought her from Portsmouth; after that he asked me if I would buy her, saying that he was just come from sea, and came to receive prize money: I bought her of him for 18 s. she is a black mare about 14 hands and a half high, a white heel behind, I can't say as to the other.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I bought that mare at Portsmouth to come up to London, expecting to be paid some money there; I staid longer than my time, so
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<p>215. (M)
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<p>Lionel Lee. I
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-7-victim86 t17520408-7-viclabel42"/>; the things lost are my property; I know nothing how they were taken away, not being at home at that time.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-7-person87" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prosecutor is a relation of mine, I live with him. On the 20th of February in the morning, the prisoner came to Mr. Lee's house; I know her very well, she lived in the neighbourhood: one of the servants told me she had been behind the bar; I went to see if the things were safe, and miss'd the mustard-pot; I said I insisted upon having her searched before she went out of the house; she then desired to speak with me in another room; there she opened her apron, in which I found the mustard pot and spoon. (Produced in court and deposed to)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>There were two or three people got me to drink with them, I was very much in liquor, and what they lay to my charge I know nothing of.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>216. (M.)
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<p>John Lock. I live at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-8-off46 t17520408-8-crimeloc48"/>; on the 12th of last March these pair of silver spurs were hanging near a window, the window was broke, and the spurs taken away; the bell-man coming by saw the window open and called us, I had a suspicion of the prisoner, he having done a bad thing before; I took him up, he would not confess at first, but after some time he did, and said he had hid them under some hay, where we found them. (Produced in court and deposed to: )</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-8-person92" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I took the prisoner up the next morning after the spurs were missing, I heard him confess he took them out of the house, and where he had hid them, and saw them found.</p>
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<p>See No. 28, in Calvert's Mayoralty.</p>
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<p>217. (L)
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<p>Charles Batchelder. I was going for a bottle of water, March 23, between seven and eight at night, I saw the prisoner come out of Mr. Rawlinson's cellar with a jarr of raisins on his shoulder, I saw him cross the way to come round to Mincing-lane, then he came back again, I went into the shop and told the people there.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-9-person97" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17520408-9-person97" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . That boy came and told us a man had gone out of the collar with a of raisins, and if I would run I might catch him, I ran and went past him, he was then coming out of Mincing-lane, the boy said that is he, I said hold on the prisoner, the prisoner said he was going into White-chapel, and that he came from the water side.</p>
<p>Q. How does this cellar door open?</p>
<p>Holaby. It opens into the street, and was open at that time.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure the raisins and jarr were taken out of Mr. Rawlinson's cellar?</p>
<p>Helaby. It had on it the same mark as the other had which were then near the cellar door</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was going down to the water side to see for work, it was duskish; there was a man dress'd much like a carpenter, he asked me if I would earn 3 d. or 4 d. I said with all my heart; then he said he would pay me if I would carry that jarr to White-chapel, and said he would be there as soon as I. I came up Mincing-lane, and coming by Mr. Rawlinson's door, they stopp'd me.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>218. (L.)
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<p>219. (L.)
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080007"/>Goodson Vines. On the 5th of March, between twelve and one o'clock at noon, I was walking up
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was walking along the street, and picked up thief ; I had followed the prosecutor the Change ; he miss'd his handkerchief, and turned round directly and said, you have got my handkerchief; said I, I have got none but this which I picked up just now; then he took me to Guild-hall before a gentleman.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-13-victim112 t17520408-13-viclabel74"/>. On Wednesday the 9th of March, in the evening, the prisoner and a young man, which she called her brother, came unto my shop, in order to buy some silk handkerchiefs; I shewed some. As he was looking at them, she employed herself in taking up this piece of lawn; it was lying on the shew-board, just by the door. When they were gone out of the shop, I missed it; I went out after her, and brought her back to my shop door, and called some people to witness to my taking the piece from under her arm.</p>
<p>Q. How far had she gone from your shop;</p>
<p>Watson. She was gone about ten yards: I took the piece from her, and sent for the constable, and took her into the shop, where she kneel'd down and begged I'd forgive her. (The lawn produced in court and deposed to)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-13-person115" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a neighbour, whom the prosecutor sent for at the time, deposed, they saw the prosecutor take the lawn from under the prisoner's arm.</p>
<p>The prisoner called
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>223. (M.)
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<p>See No. 559. in Cokayne's Mayoralty.</p> </div1>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080008"/>Q Had you ever seen her before?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. No, my Lord, as I remember; she followed me in, and took up the pint and drank, then she said, will you go along with me? I said I can't leave my company; she said again, will you go? at last I was deluded.</p>
<p>Q. Did your countryman go with you?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. No, he did not; he could not speak a word of English.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to leave your companion behind, who could not talk English?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. I said to him, I was coming back presently; the prisoner and I went to
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<p>Q. Did you agree she should go too?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. No, my Lord, we went into a room up one pair of stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Did that O Brian go against your inclination?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. I thought her a friend of the others, and I did not say she should or should not go.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a publick-house?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. It is not, they sell liquor, it is a notorious bawdy-house. When we had been in the room about ten minutes, one of the women asked me what it was o'clock, after that the other asked me; I took out my watch,
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<p>Q. Had you shewed them your watch before?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. No, they might see the string hang out of my pocket; I cry'd out, Stop thief! I have lost my watch; they took away the candle; I could not find the stairs, but ran against the wall; they got out of the house before I could get a candle to find the way down stairs; when I got down I asked one Mrs. Bourne (a woman that was in the Gatehouse on this affair, but is discharged) where they were; she said she knew nothing of the matter; at that time one Robinson a thief-taker came in, who asked me to describe the woman, which I did; then he said he believed he could find them; we went to the Plough and drank together; we could not find them then. On the 14th of March, I advertised the watch with two guineas reward, after which Robinson sent for me, and said, he and others could help me to the woman and watch too Then we went to Rag-fair, and got a warrant from Justice Gore, and came to the house where I lost my watch in Orange-court, Drury-lane; it was dark; from thence to the Plough again; in a little time they brought me the two prisoners, and the old woman that is released; I said I could not swear to them, for having been drinking about, my head was quite muddled; the old woman said, after the women were gone, why don't you keep them two women? they are the woman that robbed you of your watch; then the thief-takers ran out after them, but could not find them.</p>
<p>Q. Have you found your watch again?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. No, my Lord.</p>
<p>Q. Did any of the women confess any thing about it?</p>
<p>Zeidenburg. No, I have not heard any of them say any thing about it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-17-person145" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , otherwise Pierce. I live in Orange-court, and rent a room in this house of Smallman's. I saw the two prisoners come in along with the prosecutor on the 10th of March, about nine o'clock; a few minutes after they went up stairs,
<persName id="t17520408-17-person146"> Margaret O Brian
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<interp inst="t17520408-17-person146" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> came down, and asked for a bottle of ale; I told her there was none in the house, she must go out and fetch it; she went out and fetched it, and carried it up; then she came down again, and said, he had got no money about him; she desired to know where Mrs. Smallman was, saying, if he had no money, he had money's worth. Mrs. Smallman desired he might come down stairs; I saw the prisoners both run out together; the prosecutor came into my room; after that he came down stairs, and sat down in a chair; I asked him what he waited for; he said, the two women would come back again quickly; he staid there six or seven minutes; after which, he said, I have been robbed of my watch; I desired him to make himself easy, saying, I would endeavour to help him to it again ; I went out again, and found O Brian; I desired he might have his watch; she said, he offered half a crown for the use of something, and said, they would not give it him without half a crown each, saying, he had had the use of them, and they would have a shilling for the liquor also; her meaning was, that he had pawned it to her for that money; then I said, give it me, least the people that lodge in the house should come into trouble, and you see the man is heavy in liquor, that I may give it to him again; she gave it to me directly; then I came back, and the man was gone; I undressed myself and went to-bed, and heard nothing of it till the 12th; then Mrs. Smallman said to me, I had no business with it,
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<interp inst="t17520408-17-person147" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ) and sold it for forty six shillings; she received the money, two guineas and four shillings.</p>
<p>Q. What had you of it?</p>
<p>M. Edwards. I had fourteen shillings and sixpence of it.</p>
<p>Q. Was you taken up upon this?</p>
<p>M. Edwards. I was, and committed, and in prison about a fortnight, and admitted an Evidence before the justice.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-17-person148" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prosecutor works along with me, he told me on the Wednesday morning he had been robbed of his watch by a couple of men in Drury-Lane; I said to him, it is my belief, it was by a couple of women in some house of ill-same; then he owned it was so , at a bawdy-house, but was a stranger in the place, then I advised him to advertise it as lost and not stole, and wrote the advertisement out for him (it was advertised, lost near the Fox in Drury-Lane) I saw the old woman and the two prisoners at the Plough in Drury-Lane, the two prisoners were discharged, upon his saying he could not sware to them, but the old woman was committed to the Gatehouse for further examination. I heard her say the two prisoners were the persons that robb'd him of his watch.</p>
<p>O Brian's defence.</p>
<p>I was taken up in Bow-street about this watch, and taken to the Plough in Drury-Lane, the prosecutor came in: I pull'd my hat off; he looked at me, and said he could not sware to me.</p>
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say, nor called any Witnesses.</p>
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<p>See No. 592. in Blackford's Mayoralty.</p>
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<p>Q. What do you mean by sawney ?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. His face shone yellowish. My husband got up in great wrath, and went to the Queen's head at Holloway ; and as I told him of the two horses, he there was told, the horses belonged to the Dunstable waggon ( she not being with her husband could not be admitted to give evidence of hearsay) after my husband came home he told me he had seen the man, and knew where to find him. On the Monday, which was Easter-Monday, I went to his master's stable, at the White-hart, in St. John's-street, where he was hostler; I saw him, and asked him, if there was a Bedfordshire waggon came in that day; he said, there would be one in the afternoon; I asked him, what the price would be to go to Biggleswade or Temslord: he said, if I came about three or four in the afternoon I might see the waggoner ; then I went out of the yard and told my husband, I was sure he was the man; my husband then went and laid hold of him, and so did I, and I said, you are the villian that used me ill on Saturday night and took my money; he asked me, what money?</p>
<p>Q. During this ill treatment of you, what became of the horses?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. They were grasing on the side of the causeway all the while, they were near me, I call'd out in the time, the horses would tread upon me, he said, they should not hurt me.</p>
<p>Q. Were they tied?</p>
<p>E Humphreys. They were not, except the bridles were tied together, they were near me all the while.</p>
<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. Was the causeway near the high road?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. It was.</p>
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<p>E. Humphreys. He was coming from Highgate to London.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts in the road was this?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. It was something before I came to the first bridge.</p>
<p>Q. How far from any house?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. About two or three hundred yards from the houses.</p>
<p>Q. Was there no people passing?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. There was no-body passed by at the time, but that man I mentioned.</p>
<p>Q. When you was up and saw that man, how far was he from you?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. He was farther than the length of the sessions-house, perhaps twice the length.</p>
<p>Q. How far had you gone from the prisoner when he came up and took your money.</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. I had gone farther than the length of this court.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the stranger then?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mount the horses afterwards.</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. I did not observe that.</p>
<p>Q. Which way did he go afterwards?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. He went for London.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you tell the people where you called, you had been robbed?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. I was very much shocked afterwards, and have been ever since.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not tell your neighbours at home that you had been robbed?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. It was late, between nine and ten, when I got home, and I never had been in such an affair before.</p>
<p>Q. Did you, or did you not, ask for an hostler, who had a farm to let in the country?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. No: I never said such a thing.</p>
<p>Q. How near was that stranger to you when he past by?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. I am sure he was as near to me, as I am to that gentleman. Pointing to a gentleman about two yards from her.</p>
<p>Q. What prevented your calling to him?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. I did call out murder and all could cry.</p>
<p>Q. Was that stranger nearer Highgate or Islington, when you saw him?</p>
<p>E. Humphreys. He was nearer Islington.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-19-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Hatton-Garden. I was coming from Holloway home, betwixt eight and nine o'clock in the evening: near the end of the back-lane I heard a woman groan; I staid some time to consider whether I should go forwards or not: I then went on and went close by them: the woman was down upon her back, her cloaths up, her legs open, and the man upon her; she said, for God's sake, master, help; Murder! Murder! the man said, hold your tongue, you bitch. There were two horses grasing on a bank close by them in the foot path.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of horses?</p>
<p>Tipping. One was a little poney, the other larger, I judge about fourteen hands high: by what I could discover, I thought the man had hold of the bridles, or the halters. I was afraid there was something more in it than should be, so I dar'd not stay to assist.</p>
<p>Q. Was it light or dark?</p>
<p>Tipping. It was a star-light night, but I had not light enough to distinguish so as to know their persons: I saw the man had a pair of leather breeches on, and a hostler's frock and cap.</p>
<p>Q. What colour was the frock ?</p>
<p>Tipping. I did not observe that.</p>
<p>Q. What coloured cloaths had you on.</p>
<p>Tipping. I had the same on, I have now ( i. e. very light colour'd.)</p>
<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. Which way was you going?</p>
<p>Tipping. I was coming for London.</p>
<p>Q. How came it, that you saw a man and woman in this situation and did not assist?</p>
<p>Tipping. Because there are so many traps laid to draw people in, such as stratagems of women crying out, and the like.</p>
<p>Q. How did this appear?</p>
<p>Tipping. The man seem'd to be lying with her, and the woman crying out: and by seeing the two horses, I imagined there might be more hard by.</p>
<p>Q. How near was you to them, when you first heard it?</p>
<p>Tipping. I believe I was within thirty or forty yards of them.</p>
<p>Q. How far was you on the other side, when you made a stop?</p>
<p>Tipping. I was thirty yards from them.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to find them out to give your evidence?</p>
<p>Tipping. I read in the paper that a man was taken up, and hearing the woman was one of a good character, I sent a letter up to her.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080012"/>Q Did you see the woman when she was upon her legs ?</p>
<p>Tipping I did not, they were on the other side the nor from me; I could not see whether they were up or no.</p>
<p>Q. When did you first relate this affair?</p>
<p>Tipping I related it to two or three people that evening.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you, when you got to the houses, alarm the people?</p>
<p>Tipping. When I got to the first house, I did design to go in, but I saw at that time a man, which I supposed to be the man, came riding by full speed, so I did not go in.</p>
<p>Q. When he pass'd you, had he any similitude to the prisoner ?</p>
<p>Tipping. I had not an idea enough of him to know that.</p>
<p>Q. When did you send word to the prosecutrix of your coming by at the time?</p>
<p>Tipping. I sent word on the Wednesday following.</p>
<p>Q. Had you seen the woman before?</p>
<p>Tipping. I never saw her till I sent the letter.</p>
<p>Q. Did you meet any other people on the road at this time?</p>
<p>Tipping. No, I did not see any body.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-19-person164" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live at the Queen's-Head at Holloway, beyond the Half-way-house; the prisoner was at my house that night, about a quarter of an hour before eight, which was Easter-eve, and drank a quartern of gin; he was going towards London, with two blackish horses, both of them had saddles and bridles; one of the horses was a very small one.</p>
<p>Q. How was he cloathed?</p>
<p>Fletcher. He had on a dark fustian frock and a jockey's cap.</p>
<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it was the prisoner at the bar ?</p>
<p>Fletcher. I am sure it was.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a light or a dark night?</p>
<p>Fletcher. It was a very star-light evening.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of this woman, I never saw her in my life before; I went along with my master to bring the horses back; I called at Holloway and drank; I was at home and in bed before eight o'clock.</p>
<p>To his Character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-19-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I have known the prisoner between four and five years; he was bred a butcher; he has lodged at my house; I never knew but he was a sober, honest, industrious man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-19-person166" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him upwards of four years; he is an honest, harmless, inoffensive fellow.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-19-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the White-hart Inn in St. John's-street; the prisoner was my hostier; I have known him upwards of two years; he has lived with me going on of a year and a quarter ; he behaved very well ever since I knew him.</p>
<p>Q. Had he any horses on the road on Saturday Easter evening?</p>
<p>Comings. He had the horses belonging to the guest, two carriers, who sent them to my house.</p>
<p>Q. Were they bridled and saddled?</p>
<p>Comings. I believe they were.</p>
<p>Q. Was one less than the other?</p>
<p>Comings. It was a pretty deal less.</p>
<p>Q. What time did he come in?</p>
<p>Comings. I can't tell the time, they told me it was about eight o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Who told you so?</p>
<p>Comings. The cook told me so, I did not see him that night.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-19-person168" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Mrs Ruso gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>Capt. Collingwood. I am an acquaintance of my Lord Lempster, and was likewise of the unfortunate deceased. On the 23d of February last, I dined with my Lord Lempster, at the Bedford-head, who told me, he had seen Capt. Gray, the deceased, that morning upon guard; I said, I had not seen him but should be very glad to see him; my Lord proposed to go to
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<p>Q. How long might they stay after this quarrel ?</p>
<p>Capt. Collingwood. I believe they might stay an hour, and they behaved very well to each other, seemingly good friends, and had no quarrel that night.</p>
<p>Q. Whither, during that interval, they did not go into the passage?</p>
<p>Capt. Collingwood. Not as I remember, we went all down stairs together; we left Capt. Gray at the coffee-house, and my Lord and I went away together, we parted at Charing-Cross, he went towards his lodging, and I to mine.</p>
<p>Mr. Hudson. I keep the Tilt-yard coffee-house, I was not in the coffee room when my Lord Lempster and Capt. Collingwood came there, but came in soon after, which was about nine ; they were all three sitting at a table: I paid my respects to the gentlemen, and made them a bowl of punch ; they drank it, and seemed extremely sociable for some time; I cannot tell how the topick came up readily, I know it was something about lending some money. Capt. Gray seemed to harp on it. Capt. Collingwood said, you might have given him a civiller answer; and at such a time when a man is in a hurry at play, the Capt. might have excused him, that it was a hurry, and my Lord had no intention to affront him. Capt. Gray turned his head on one side and said, d - n you. My Ld. Lempster turned and talked to me about some horses, seemingly to evade it: Then my Ld. said, Collingwood, will you go and sup any where? and seemed intirely to evade it, but Capt. Gray at several intervals harp'd upon things. I think he mentioned the Cardigan; said Capt. Collingwood, with all my heart; said Capt. Gray, can't you as well sup here; my Lord said, he had no objection to the house. I went up and got a fire; this was between eleven and twelve: they went up and had some supper and more punch: I waited supper myself, which was over, I believe, about twelve. I was backwards and forwards several times in the room; they called for a pack of cards and play'd; my Lord and Capt. Collingwood play'd, and Capt. Gray sat by; then Capt. Gray came out and went his rounds, and returne d again, after which, I was in my own room a little way off; I heard a noise like showing back of chairs: I then came to their room door, and heard Capt. Gray say, D - n your blood, you scoundrel, come out; you rascal, you coward, you dare not come out. After that, I heard my Lord, who was then sitting in a chair, jump up, and said, No, Gray, I cannot put up with that; he went cross the room: I was cautious of going in, but looked through the key-hole of the door: there was Capt. Collingwood standing with Capt. Gray, he said, I beg you'll desist. My Lord advanced no farther than the table; Capt. Collingwood pacify'd Capt. Gray, and set him down again. I never went into the room at all. Had any thing happened, I could easily have gone in and laid hold on my Lord, his back being towards me: I had the latch in my hand for that purpose. They sat down after this seemingly good friends, and continued together so an hour or more. I did not think it was any more than a little drink, and did not expect it would have come to such a heighth as fighting. After this, they had another bowl of punch, which I made; when they went down stairs I lighted them down ; after this was over, before they went down, my Ld. Lempster, I believe, and Capt. Gray, were in the passage ; the lights in the passage were burnt out that I could not see; Capt. Gray ordered me to shut my room door and go in, which I did: I knew Capt. Gray's voice perfectly well.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080014"/>Q. Did more than one person say shut the door ?</p>
<p>Hudson. There was talking in the passage, but I could not distinguish the voices, there was some whispering like, I can't take upon me to sware my Ld. Lempster was one.</p>
<p>Q. Was Capt. Collingwood one?</p>
<p>Hudson. I can't take upon me to sware he was, they drank a bowl of punch after this. I lighted Capt. Gray to the guard room about five o' clock: he came in again the next day about eight and breakfasted; he asked me, where Lord Lempster lived; I said, I did not know; I looked at him pretty-steadfastly, and said, I hope that little dispute is over, and there is no more of that: No, he said, no more : then I told him where he lived: then I taxed him again, and said, I hoped there is nothing at all in that affair; he said no, there is not; I am going to breakfast with him, and the affair is made up, and if I don't go he'll take it amiss.</p>
<p>Q. to Capt. Collingwood. Do you recollect your being in the passage that night, when the last witness was ordered to shut his door?</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-20-person176" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a barber; I used to dress Capt. Gray: I remember on Monday the 24th of February last, about eight in the morning, I was at the Tilt-yard guard-room; there was another officer on guard, he asked Capt. Gray where he was the night before, he said, at the Tilt-yard coffee-house with Lord Lempster and Capt. Collingwood; to the best of my remembrance they talked of indifferent things; nothing of this affair; he did say Lord Lempster had used him ill; but heard no more of that; he told me to go up to his lodgings and bring his mourning cloaths, and be at the Tilt-yard coffee-house by ten o'clock; and a pair of stockings and a plain hat; I asked him, if he would have his mourning sword; he said, no; (at other times I have brought his mourning sword with his mourning cloaths) he gave me orders to bring a yard of black ribband. I was going in at the horse guards as the clock struck ten; he was on the parade, I waited about an hour, when he was relieved: he went towards the coffee-house, as I supposed, to seek after me; I followed him there, and went up stairs and he after me; I dressed him there, he put on mourning cloaths, but not a mourning sword, he bound the ribband about the hilt of a silver mounted sword.</p>
<p>Q. How did he appear at that time?</p>
<p>Fudge. I thought he was confused, his countenance did not apper serene, he throwed things about in an odd manner, and called for some brandy and milk.</p>
<p>Q. Had he used to drink such liquor?</p>
<p>Fudge. I never saw him, sir. He went out of the coffee house about half an hour after eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Eliz. Cross. I live servant with Mrs. Whiy in the Hay-Market. I remember, between eleven and twelve o'clock, Mr. Gray came and asked, if Lord Lempster lodged there, and if he was at home, and also, if his servant was at home; he desired I would go up and tell Lord Lempster his name was Gray; my Lord knocked at the wainscot for his servant and called Robert: I told him his servant was gone out, then my Lord desired I would shew the gentleman up; as I came down stairs I met my Lord's servant: I then walked about my business and said nothing to the gentleman, nor he to me; as I thought my Lord's servant a more proper person to do it than myself. I did not see the gentleman go up stairs.</p>
<p>Q. Do you remember you saw my Lord and the gentleman go out that morning?</p>
<p>E. Cross. I did not see that.</p>
<p>Q. What time do you think they went out?</p>
<p>E. Cross. I believe they went out before twelve o'clock.</p>
<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. What did the gentleman say his name was ?</p>
<p>E. Cross. He said his name was Gray.</p>
<p>Q. Had the servant been out of the house.</p>
<p>E. Cross. He told me he was going out to have a coat mended, and I did not know but he was out till I saw him.</p>
<p>Q. Do you think Lord Lempster heard Mr. Gray's voice.</p>
<p>E. Cross. I can't tell that. I was up no more than three or four stairs, and answered through the wainscot. My Lord might hear the knock at the door, but Capt. Gray spoke low.</p>
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<p>Q. How far was that field they were in, from the Hay-market ?</p>
<p>Powell. I believe it is a mile or better; a very little time after I had seen them, not having walked above three hundred yards, I happened to turn my head by accident, they were engaged with swords, both naked, Capt. Gray had turn'd with his face toward London, Lord Lempster stood in a line as he had walked, I had a side view of them; immediately I cry'd out to them, not to kill one another, I ran towards them, and had got but a very little way, before Capt. Gray dropp'd on his knee, and got up again, and advanced a step or two, and then fell on his face, he never rose more: while Capt. Gray advanc'd in this manner, Lord Lempster stood then upon a retreat, with the point of his sword dropt; when the Captain fell on his face, Lord Lempster look'd upon him a little time, and said, O Lord! O God! What is this! in a mournful voice like surpriz'd, and then went off; I immediately went over the ditch, the deceased was vomiting blood as he lay on his face, I kneeled down by him and turn'd him on his back, I held up his head with my left hand, and asked him how he did, he opened his eyes very wide, and fix'd them, he vomited a torrent of blood, and died instantly; I wiped his mouth, and hop'd he would have spoke, I open'd his waistcoat and pull'd up his shirt, and saw a small wound in his right side, there was a small effusion of blood: Lord Lempster went off hastily; I follow'd him, and came up with him just at the entrance in the town in the street, my Lord came up to me, and told me Capt. Gray had call'd upon him on this occasion, that the Captain was an officer, and so was he, and said, Sir, what could I do? I could not help it, he made me go out with him, or forced me, and I am sorry for it.</p>
<p>Cross examined.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any thrust after the Capt. was fallen upon his face?</p>
<p>Powell. I did not. The Capt. advanced up to my Lord before he fell, and put out his sword: I was a good deal confused : I could not take a minute's observation of it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see my Lord return a thrust, after that putting out his sword?</p>
<p>Powell. No, Sir, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go up to my Lord, or he to you?</p>
<p>Powell. He stopp'd and came from the other side of the way rather towards me, and entered into talk of this unhappy subject.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-20-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The Captain had received a wound on his breast, which penetrated between the third and fourth rib, into the cavity; and without doubt was the occasion of his death; it was impossible for him to live.</p>
<p>Lord Lempster being called upon to tell the court what he had to say, spoke to the following purport.</p>
<p>Lord Lempster. I have only to say, I am extreamly sorry to be the unhappy occasion of Mr. Gray's death, as he was a gentleman of great honour, and for whom I had great regard, I made use of all the arguments I could, in order to dissuade him from his intentions, that is not to fight, when we went on our way; when we came to the field, he drew first upon me, and I was under a necessity of killing him, in my own defence; for which I am verily sorry, and wish it had never happened.</p>
<p>The council for the prisoner rested it here, without calling any witnesses.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-21-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I remember the prosecutor calling out stop thief, I ran out and after the prisoner with a broom stick, then I shut to the great gates, after which the prisoner came out, we could find nothing upon him; then we went to search, I held the candle while I saw a gentleman take the handkerchief out of a coach wheel there, which the prosecutor owned.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was coming down Ludgate-hill, and picked up that handkerchief out of the mud, I was going through the Bell-savage Inn yard, that witness shut the gate, and stopp'd me, and the prosecutor said the handkerchief was his.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>231. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17520408-22-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The things mentioned were delivered to me the 27th of February; they are the property of
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<interp inst="t17520408-22-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I act under my mother who keeps a livery stable, the White Horse in Bury-street; the harness were hung up in the yard about three in the afternoon, and I missed them the next day; I heard the prisoner confess she stole them out of the yard about eleven o'clock that night.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-22-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the prisoner confess before the Justice on the Monday, that as she was going by the rails at the side of the yard, she saw the harness hanging up against a brick wall in the yard, that she went into the yard and took them away, and carried them to
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<interp inst="t17520408-22-person192" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who was a constable, and buys such goods, (he is not here) he stopp'd the goods, and so we came by them again.</p>
<p>Frampton did not appear, and his Recognizance was ordered to be estreated.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was going to buy a pair of shoes, a man having these things to sell, told me he would give me six-pence to go and sell these things to
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>This key belongs to the London-bridge Waterworks to turn the cocks in the streets, it was lodged in an
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>233. (L.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-24-off136 t17520408-24-cd137"/>. ++
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<p>234, 235. (L.)
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<p>236. (L.)
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<p>237. (L.)
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<p>The prisoner was
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>238. (L)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-28-off154 t17520408-28-crimeloc156"/>, March 22d, about seven in the evening, I felt a hand in my pocket, I turned about and saw my handkerchief in the prisoner's hand, he was within a yard or a yard and half of me, he dropt it, and ran away; I ran after him and catch'd him, (The handkerchief produced in court and deposed to.) I had used it not a quarter of an hour before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-28-person220" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On a Saturday night about a month ago, I was near the prosecutor and prisoner, in Grace-church street, I saw the prisosoner with the handkerchief in his hand, I did not see him take it, I saw him drop it, and believe the prosecutor took it up, he took the prisoner, who denied it, and cry'd; the prisoner ran about a quarter of a yard.</p>
<p>Q. to Rowley. How far did the prisoner run?</p>
<p>Rowley. He ran from the side of the way to the middle of the street.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I saw this handkerchief lie in the middle of the street, I took it up, and he said it was his handkerchief.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17520408-30-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 24th of December there came two persons to my door, and knocked; I said, who is at the door; they said they wanted half a bushel of coals; I unbolted the door; they rushed in upon me, bound me hand and feet in one chair, and my wife in another; then they went to rifling the house; they took away one silver quart belly tankard, marked at the bottom M T S, one pint silver belly mug, one silver tea pot chased about half way down, all marked M T S at the bottom, and several other things. Campbell in his confession, said it were himself and Saunders that committed the robbery.</p>
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<p>Q. Where did you live?</p>
<p>E. Saunders. I live in St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey parish ; Campbell lodged with us, we went to the sign of the Bull; Campbell left me there, and took the basket with him; and said, he'd go and see for Cordosa: He returned in about a quarter of an hour, and said, he had seen the man, and that he would meet us at the Taylor's-Arms in Duke's-place. We went there and found the prisoner ; he asked Campbell what he had got, he answered plate. He took out a silver quart belly tankard, two pint pots, one a new fashioned one with a belly, the other an old one, and a silver tea pot chased half way down. Campbell asked, what he would give per ounce? he said, he would not give above 3 s. and 6 d. per ounce for the tankard; because there was a great deal of loss in the solder and the handle; and 4 s. per ounce for the two pint mugs and tea pot. They agreed; then Cordosa went out, and brought in a pair of scales and weights,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080018"/> he weighed the tankard first, it weighed 25 ounces ; then the two pint mugs together weighed 26 ounces; and the tea-pot, which weighed 17 ounces, he abated an ounce for the handle of the tea-pot, so made that but 16; then he reckoned up the money: it came to 13 l. 8 s. which 8 s. he kept for the loss as he said, that would be in the melting of it down. I was a little surprized. The prisoner turned to me and took me by the hand, and said, Madam, don't be surprized, for your husband is a very clever young fellow, and if he can trust to Campbell not to betray him, he may be worth a thousand pounds in six months time; he need not be afraid of coming to me, for if it were the King's crown I would buy it with safety. My husband was not there. Then he talked to Campbell, and told him he was a very lucky man never to be taken, considering he was the last of fourteen left alive that he was acquainted with, and that he would advise him to keep out of Rag-fair; saying, now you are so happy as to be acquainted with a man, whose name was never brought in question before, he might always be safe; by which, by his looking to me, he meant my husband. He wished him good luck, and then we parted. Campbell talked to him, as though he was acquainted with him.</p>
<p>Q. What was the cause of your fear ?</p>
<p>E. Saunders. I had reason to suspect the things were not honestly come by; my husband and Campbell had talked of some things made me think so; and being amongst Jews and strange people, I would have been glad to have been out of the place.</p>
<p>Q. How long had Campbell lodged at your house?</p>
<p>E. Saunders. From the 8th of September last.</p>
<p>Q. What was he?</p>
<p>E. Saunders. He was a seafaring man.</p>
<p>Q. from the prisoner. Whether or no, when that witness came to take me, a little girl did not set me, she being uncertain of me?</p>
<p>E. Saunders. I was sure as to the prisoner; I went to one Buckland's, a house were he used to be at over against the Bull in Long-Lane, where I was the day before. Stanley and Macdaniel, two thief-catchers, were there to take him. Stanley gave me his gold watch, and told me to go there and send for Cordosa to offer it him to sell; that he might have an opporportunity of taking him. I went there, and asked the woman of the house to send for Mr. Cordosa; she sent a girl for him, he came ; I told him I had a watch belonging to the two young men that were here yesterday. The moment he came to the door I knew him. Before I had time to say what I intended, the thief-catchers came, and asked, if that was he? I said, this is the man, and took him.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I can prove where I was at work that very day she says she sold me the plate.</p>
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<p>Mary Linch. The prisoner brought the spoon to Mr. Young's, my master: he said, it was his mistress's, and that the mark was for her maiden name. I had not a satisfactory account from him; so I stopp'd it. He said, he would go and fetch a person to prove it, and that his mistress's name was White; I saw no more of him till his master brought him.</p>
<p>Mr. Crooke deposed, the prisoner brought the other spoon to him, and said, he and another person had won it at raffling, that he bought it of him for 7 s. 10 d. wt. an ounce and half.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-33-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner come out of Mr. Child's and company's shop door March 21, about four in the afternoon, with a firkin, having hold of it by the two ends long ways, he came to my door, and I believe he might be a little in liquor; there he dropped it; I took hold of him and took him into Mr. Child's yard and called some of the servants to come and examine him. I think there was I. H. marked upon the firkin in black ; I was with the prisoner before my Lord Mayor, there he said he took it out of a cart, as it was going along the street.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-33-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The firkin of butter belongs to Mr. Child and Company. (He mentions the partners names.) the other evidence had hold on the prisoner, and the butter lay at his foot ; we had ten firkins of this butter that were told and stood ready to be delivered, in the passage ; I went and looked at them, there was then but nine ; this in the street was the other, they were all mark'd J. C. with ink, we took the prisoner before my Lord Mayor, he said there was a cart going along the street from whence he had it.</p>
<p>Q to Hitchens. Did you see the prisoner drop the firkin of butter?</p>
<p>Hitchins. I did, he dropt it by reeling, and I laid hold on him directly.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>There was a cart going by, down a hill, and turning off to the right, the near wheel went into the kennel, and the butter tumbled off, I called to the Carman; Carman, there is your butter off; this man came and said it was you that throwed it down from the cart, said I if you doubt my character, I'll get a character were I work, (please to put my trial back till my master comes with my character from Westminster,) he took hold on me and went and charged me with the beadle.</p>
<p>Q. to Marshall. Was this missing from nearest the street, or backwards of the ten you mentioned?</p>
<p>Marshall. It was from nearest the street.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>244, 245. (M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-34-off182 t17520408-34-cd183"/>. ++ Both
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>248. (M.)
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<p>249. (M.)
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<p>She was a second indicted, by the name of
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<p>John Radman I am clerk to the Navy-Office, (he produced the books of his Majesty's ship Rupert, and reads,)
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<p>(The act read to this purport)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-37-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The 31st day of July, 1749, administration of the goods, chat tels, &c. of
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<p>Edwards. This is the usual manner of entering acts of the court; in the first place there is a warrant made out, she swearing herself to be the widow and relict of the deceased; the doctor whom she swore before signed that warrant, and the noter signs also; then there is a bond given in that office, and the act made out from the bond; it must be a just entry because they are always examined afterwards from the bond.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-37-person283" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I first saw the prisoner at the bar the 5th of August 1749, she came into my house the French Horn in Crutched-Fryars, with another person who was witness to the bill of sale, his name was Sherlock; the prisoner asked me if I would buy a ticket, and said her husband's name was
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<interp inst="t17520408-37-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , a man that use to write for me, a witness, he wrote the receipt, all but her mark; he has been dead about a month.</p>
<p>(The receipt read.)</p>
<p>' The 10th of August 1749, received of Mr. '
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<p>65 00</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-37-person292" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known this woman ever since May, in the year 1747, she went by the name of
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<p>Q. Did you ever hear her go by the name of Steward ?</p>
<p>Hume. I have , when I came home from sea in the year 1747, April the 23d, she lived next door but one to where I lived, in a naughty-house; afterwards she went away with a ship mate of mine, one Scot; and they have lived together ever since.</p>
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<p>250. (M.)
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<p>Eliz. Morford. The prisoner owned before me, and Justice Fielding, that he was married at Beccles to
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<persName id="t17520408-38-person300"> Mary Blake
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<interp inst="t17520408-38-person300" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . This is
<persName id="t17520408-38-person301"> Hannah Archer
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<persName id="t17520408-38-person302"> Mary Blake
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<interp inst="t17520408-38-person302" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I liv'd in the Parish of Twickenham ; I was married to the prisoner two months ago, the 7th of this month, at the
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<p>Q. Had you a license?</p>
<p>Blake. No, I had not, here is the minister that married us.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-38-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in the Fleet, I am a Clergyman.</p>
<p>Q. Did you marry the prisoner and that evidence ?</p>
<p>Simpson. So far as this, I did marry that couple ; the man told me he was a batchelor, and a breeches-maker, the woman said her name was
<persName id="t17520408-38-person304"> Mary Blake
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<p>Q. Why did you marry them without a lisense ?</p>
<p>Simpson. Because somebody would have done it if I had not.</p>
<p>Q. Were was you ordained?</p>
<p>Simpson. In Grosvenor-Square chapel.</p>
<p>Q. By whom?</p>
<p>Simpson. By the Bishop of Winchester, - the Bishop of Lincoln.</p>
<p>Q. Are you a prisoner in the Fleet?</p>
<p>Simpson. I can't say I am:</p>
<p>Q. How much did they give you to marry them?</p>
<p>Simpson. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Don't you know you were doing contrary to your duty, to marry any without a licence of bands being published before in the church?</p>
<p>Simpson. -</p>
<p>Q. How old are you?</p>
<p>Simpson. I am upwards of forty years of age.</p>
<p>Q. How much above?</p>
<p>Simpson. I am forty-three.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever had a benefice?</p>
<p>Simpson. Never in my life, I have had little petty curacies about twenty or thirty pounds per year; I don't do it for lucre or gain.</p>
<p>Court. You might have exposed your self more, had you gone on the highway; but you'd do less prejudice to your country a great deal; you are a nusance to the publick, and the gentlemen of the Jury, it is to be hoped, will give but little credit to you.</p>
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<p>251. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17520408-39-person308" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the ditch-side at the Shepherd and Goat, I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520408-39-victim307 t17520408-39-viclabel207"/>. On the 4th of February, about a quarter after twelve at night, as I was coming home from the Bull and Garter in the
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<p>Q. What watch was it?</p>
<p>Pullin. A silver watch.</p>
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<p>Q. How long was this after the robbery?</p>
<p>Stebbing. This was about three weeks after that ; she said she would carry us to the man she sold it to, one
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<interp inst="t17520408-39-person310" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , that owns the lodging house where she lodged; she knew the prosecutor and his name very well; and as soon as she saw him, she said, that is the man that I had the watch of; she said, after he was gone from her she went to pull the handkerchief out of her pocket, and the watch fell out of the handkerchief. We took her before a Justice in Bow-street, there she owned it before the Justice.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say she sold the watch for?</p>
<p>Stebbing. She said, she sold that for a guinea, and the man proved a rogue and gave her but 15 s. we went to that lodging house; the man went off, and has not been heard of since; there was an old man there, he said, he knew nothing of it; after they found we had got the woman, they advertised the watch in the hop-garden, one of the lodgers of the house carried it down there, as they have owned since.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Pullin. I don't know that ever I saw her before she robbed me.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I met this man, he picked me up one night, he would not let me go home; he made a bargain to do what he should not do; he would not let me go till he did ; after he was gone I saw the
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175204080023"/> handkerchief lying, when I took it up there was the watch in it.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>252. (L.)
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<p>Q. Was it light or dark?</p>
<p>Noble. It was a moon light night and there was a lamp near the place.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-41-person319" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Friday night the 10th of March, about eleven o'clock, as I was going from Mr. Brumley's still-house to Gray's-Inn-Lane for a pint of beer, as near as I can remember, on Mount Pleasant I heard a gentleman say, take what I have got and welcome, but don't use me ill. I was got near, but drove back by the prisoner at the bar; he held a stick up to me, and said, d - n your eyes if you don't turn back again about your business, I'll knock your brains out; he was in a white duffil coat. I retired and went directly into the still-house, and there staid: I told two of our men, that had just come out of the tun from throwing off the grains of it; and that I knew one of them very well; and that the other men that was with him were rifling the gentleman they were robbing, while he came to me.</p>
<p>Q. How near was you to them?</p>
<p>Perrin. I was nearer to the prosecutor than I am now to my Lord.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-41-person320" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had a warrant brought to me by Mr. Noble. I went to the prisoner's house in the afternoon the 11th of March, but I did not take him till eleven at night; he was sitting on his bed undressing himself, his coat and waistcoat were off, lying on the bed; it was a white duffil coat; we found a pistol under his bolster.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520408-41-person321" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at the taking the prisoner. When we went to his house in Church-Lane, St. Giles's, his wife was crying; she said, she was going to be murdered by her husband; I push'd by the prisoner, and said, it is search night, and made up to the bed's head, there I found a pistol charged and prim'd, there was a white duffil coat lay on the bed.</p>
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<p>The prisoner said it was all spight, and call'd
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