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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Gaol Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX, HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, Saturday the 16th, Monday the 18th, Tuesday the 19th and Wednesday the 20th of September.
<p>In the 26th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. NUMBER VII. for the Year 1752. BEING THE Second SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honourable
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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>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>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p> *
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<p>N. B. The L. and M. direct by which Jury.</p> </div1>
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<p>400. (L.)
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<p>Q. Had there been any quarrel previous to this?</p>
<p>M. Showring. No, my Lord, none at all. I sent for Mr. Chillingworth to see if he could find her, which he did and brought her to my house the same morning betwixt 9 and 10 o'clock. [ The pillowbear produced in court and deposed to.] She had it under her arm with her cloaths in it, when brought back.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see that pillowbear?</p>
<p>M. Showring. It was in my house the Sunday before. I believe she then put it on her own bed, in the pair of stairs room where she lay.</p>
<p>Mr. Chillingworth. I found the prisoner in White-chapel, and told her she had no good reason for going away, and persuaded her without discovering farther to return; so she took her bundle in this pillowbear and returned with me.</p>
<p>Q. Was she searched?</p>
<p>Chillingworth. She was at the prosecutrix's house, but found no money upon her. She did not go out of my sight from the first time I saw
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140003"/> her. She owned (before she got to Mr. Alderman Chittey) in the coach, that if her mistress would pull down the coach window, she would tell her the truth; I was on the outside the coach; when it was pulled up again I heard her say she let a young fellow,
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<p>Q. Was there any threatnings made use of in order to her confession ?</p>
<p>Chillingworth. No, none at all, her mistress said she would forgive her if she would tell the truth.</p>
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<p>Mr. Belgrave. Coming by at the time at some distance I saw the prisoner take the breeches down from the outside of the prosecutor's shop; I came up and saw the prosecutor sitting in a chair as if he was asleep, I went and took the woman back to his door, and delivered her to him, and he took the breeches.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>He was fast asleep and I could not awake him.</p>
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<p>Mr. Gunston. I am a pawnbroker and live in German street, the prisoner offered the pepper box to pledge at my shop the 25th of July, she wanted 27 s. on it. She told me there was nothing but pepper. I opened it and found oil and rotten stone, such as the silversmiths clean their plate with; then she opened the door and ran out. I knew her before.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Mr. Nevil's own daughter gave me this pepper box to go and pawn for her.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Nevil. Have you a daughter?</p>
<p>Nevil. I have, she went away about a fortnight ago, she is about 15 years of age, I left her in my house and when I returned she was gone. The prisoner was her
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person58" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner from about February or March. I was clerk to one Mr. Bridgewater, in Pope's Head Alley. The second time he saw me, he ask'd me to drink some bumboe, and where my master was. I said at the other end of the town; he took me to an alehouse, and gave me three six penny worths of bumboe. The next time I saw him was the 17th of June, in Rotherhith; we had some cyder and brandy. Then I left him in King-street at the Duke of Cumberland's head ; I staid about a quarter of an hour, then went to him, and had some more cyder and brandy. Then we went with a man and played at skittles, and about eight o'clock we went away to his house, in Barnaby-street; but his wife was not at home. Then he took me to a house he had taken, up in a court near that place; there he took a pistol off the mantle-piece, and bid me down on my knees, and take my oath of what he was going to say, and then said, if ever I told Bridgewater my master, or any body else, what he was going to say, he'd be revenged. Said he, I owe my landlord rent, and you must go with me to rob coaches to pay it, and we shall be made men of in a night or two's time. We went out about eleven o'clock, to bid his wife a good night; she was at an alehouse, and he said he should not be at home that night. We went to Mr. Graunt's, on London Bridge, and had a quartern of rum. I had half of it; he asked Mr. Graunt to change half a guinea. Then we went to a house in a court close by Ludgate, on the right hand. We got there about half an hour after eleven. He put one pistol in his pocket, and an empty one in mine. I said I suppose you want me to be taken; he replied I have got a loaded one, if there is any danger call me. I saw him put it in his pocket; we stayed about a quarter of an hour, and then went up the Haymarket together. He heard a coach, and said now is your time. This was near twelve o'clock, in either Shug-lane, or Silver-street; he said, go up to it, and see what you can do. Said I, my heart fails me, I don't know how to go about it; if we must do it, you must go first. He said he would, and do you look out. He went up, and stopped it as it was at a corner. I stood about thirty yards off. It was a hackney coach; he bid the coachman stop, he did directly. He went and said, Deliver, and swore a great oath. I saw him put the pistol into the coach, and hold out his left hand to take what they'd give him. He came to me in about a minute; said he, I have made a prize; I believe I have got some gold, and shook a purse, and put it into his waistcoat pocket. After that there came three more coaches, but they were all empty; then the prosecutrix's coach came down Shug-lane, a hackney coach. Said he, I hope you will not deny it is your turn. I said, if I must, I'll go and try at once. I went up, and bid the coachman stop; he did not directly. Then I bid him again, and put the pistol into the coach, but gave a reel, and my heart failed me. The lady, as I thought, looked very cross and harsh. I ran up Piccadilly into a court, and call'd, Jack, come along. He was near the front of the horses, but I did not see him till he came after a good while, and shewed me a gold watch, a chain and seal, and said, See what I have done; we shall do for ourselves presently. He put it into his waistcoat pocket, and said, here is another coach; I said I'd not go. Then we went into Darkhouse-lane, to the Green Man and Bell. After we had drank three six pennyworths of bumboe, we went and lay down; but I was so uneasy, I got up again. He gave me a Spanish dollar, which I sold for 4 s. 7 d. and said, that he had it of the lady he robbed last; it was a white net purse. He gave me the watch to take care of. I saw another foreign piece, which I took to be a Duke of Cumberland's piece. He said he'd keep that. There did not appear to be much in the purse; it was a little gold watch, plain, and the box and case in one, with a long pinchbeck chain, a seal and key. We stayed there till about four or five o'clock in the morning, and then I went and sold the watch about noon, to Mr. Winstanley, a silversmith, in Lombard-street, for four guineas. I gave him two guineas. The dollar was sold to Mr. Winstanley. I went there alone.</p>
<p>Question from prisoner. Did I go any farther than Mr. Garret's in Darkhouse Lane, after we had supped?</p>
<p>Smith. Yes, you went to Mr. Graunt's, on London-Bridge.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person59" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 17th of June in the morning, I went to my Lady Head's, in Vere-street, between twelve and one. I went home in a hackney coach, with my two boys. I live in Spring Garden; I had two medals, and half a guinea, with some silver. We were stopped and robbed in
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<p>Q. Look at the prisoner; do you think he was there ?</p>
<p>Holt. I can't tell, I was so affrighted. I had a footman behind the coach; he gave the man a rap on the pate. The watch was my son's. The medals were, one a German medal, the other a Spanish piece. The watch produced in court, and deposed to. I had it, by advertising it, of Mr. Winstanley.</p>
<p>Q. What cloaths had the man on that robbed you?</p>
<p>Holt. He had a white coat, and a striped waistcoat.</p>
<p>Prisoner. The evidence used to wear such cloaths, but has changed them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (Looks at the watch.) I live in Lombard-street, am a goldsmith. This watch was brought to me the 18th of June by
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who came and said he was sent to know the most I would give for it. There is above three guineas of gold in it; I weighed it separate. This was in the forenoon; in the afternoon, I believe about 3 or 4, he came again and ask'd if I would give any more for it. I said no, and so gave him four guineas for it. I can't say there was a chain to it, but believe not. I knew him to live with an attorney, and thought he lived there then. I believe in the forenoon I bought a Spanish dollar. Two or three days after, the prisoner came into my shop, and asked me if I had bought a gold watch. I ask'd what sort of one. He said a small one in a single case. I said I had. He desired to know what I gave for it. I told him four guineas. He said he was told so: it was honestly came by. I said I did not dispute it, and knew the person that I had it of. He said it was a sailor's watch that came home, and since that his buckles were gone also. I did not shew it him. Two or three days after that, a person saw it, and said he believed he could sell it. He took it, and brought word it was advertised. Then on the next morning, being Friday, I went to Pope's Head Alley, and found he was gone, and was at his mother's by the old Swan in Thames-street. I found her; she and I went to the lady's house in Spring Gardens. She said it was her watch. We went to justice Fielding; she made affidavit it was hers. The next morning I received a letter, desiring I'd endeavour to take
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and lived in Farthing Alley, Barnaby-street. He owned he was the person that came to enquire about the little gold watch. I said to him he might know it was stole, by asking the question; he said there might be a hundred stole, and he know nothing of the matter; and said he knew the man, and could fetch him in five minutes. I followed him about a hundred yards, but found he did not go. I stepped after him, and brought him back; so had him before Sir
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<p>Q. What dress was the prisoner in?</p>
<p>Winstanley. He was clean, but I can't tell.</p>
<p>Mr. Graunt. I live on London Bridge, and keep a publick house. I have seen the prisoner several times, as he pass'd by; he very often call'd in an evening. I can't say I know the evidence; the prisoner generally wore a brown coat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a prisoner in the Poultry Compter; the prisoner came in there the day before I did; he wore a whitish frock, and a sort of a striped cotton waistcoat, a pale blue. He lay in the same room where I did; he changed them for a coarse cloth waistcoat. He used to tell me and other prisoners what they used to do, and I have heard him speak of this robbery. I asked him what sort of a man he had with him; he said it was a boy, half a fool; and that he gave him a pistol in his hand to go with him. I never saw that boy before.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never said any thing to that witness in my life; nor never wore a white coat or striped waistcoat. I was with Smith on that day, and drank as he has said; but I lay at Mr. Graunt's, on London Bridge, and he went to lie down by me; but
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<p>Jane Lane. I live at the Half Moon and Crown, just by Ludgate, a publick house. He has used our house these three years, and I never saw any harm by him; he drank bumboe and drams there. I don't know I ever saw the evidence before; there was a man drank either two or three sixpennyworths of bumboe with him, at about ten or eleven o'clock one night. He used sometimes to come in short clothes, and sometimes in a sort of a cinnamon colour'd great coat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Mrs. Lane's, and have known the prisoner about three years; he behaved exceeding well. I don't know I ever saw the evidence in my life. About six weeks or two months ago, he was drinking with a man at our house. He used to wear a brown sort of a coat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-5-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Fleet-lane, and have known him about three years. He has been in my company several times, and always behaved very well.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>406. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520914-7-victim77 t17520914-7-viclabel41"/>. He ordered this cask of Holland gin to be put on board a vessel at his wharf, for the use of the captain. It was taken from out of the vessel. A day or two after he went and searched the house of one Jennings at Stepney; at first he was refused, but at last admitted, and found the cask, which was produced in court empty.</p>
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<p>The prisoner in his defence said he bought it of a Dutchman.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>407. (L.)
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<persName id="t17520914-8-person84"> William Banes
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<p>408. (M.)
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<persName id="t17520914-9-person89"> James Stevens
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<interp inst="t17520914-9-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 15th of August, near ten at night, going from Charing Cross to St. James's House, I was walking in
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<persName id="t17520914-9-person90"> Edward Wheeler
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<interp inst="t17520914-9-person90" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and desired him to assist me. He seized him by his left hand; and when we had brought him to St. James's guard-house, he turned about and took me by my cloaths. I ask'd him what he meant, and the serjeant desired me to feel in my pocket; for may be, he had put the watch in it, going through the passage into St. James's court. I felt in my pocket; but it was not there. About the middle of the passage he dropped the watch, betwixt the serjeant and me. I saw it drop, and the serjeant took it up. We then went into the guard-house, and he was not out of my fight from the time he was taken till we had him in the guard-house.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say about it?</p>
<p>Stevens. He said I attempted to rob him. The watch produced in court, and deposed to by the maker's name, and the lining. I felt it as I sat by him.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. Did I sit by you?</p>
<p>Stevens. This is the very man that was sitting by me.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-9-person91"> Edward Wheeler
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<interp inst="t17520914-9-person91" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . In the month of August I had been at Westminster. Coming back again, about five minutes after ten at night, the prosecutor was about ten yards from the seat where he said he had been robbed of his watch, and said the man was
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140007"/> gone under the wall. I said I would assist him, and followed him. The prisoner was walking pretty smartly. When I came up to him I seized him by his left arm, and led him away towards the guardroom. Going through the passage under the princess Amelia's room, I saw him put the watch out of his right hand into his left, and saw part of the case and seal, so as to distinguish it to be a watch. I immediately said, You villain, you have the watch; he let it fall on my foot, and from thence on the ground, and broke the glass; the case flew open. I took them up and put the watch and case into my waistcoat pocket, and never pulled them out till I came before the justice, between ten and eleven o'clock, and there delivered it to
<persName id="t17520914-9-person92"> Edward Linn
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<persName id="t17520914-9-person93"> Edward Linn
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<interp inst="t17520914-9-person93" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent for to the guard room to Justice Lediard. This watch was by the last witness delivered to me, and I have had it ever since.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I went with a friend that lives at Fulham. We parted in the park, and he went towards Buckingham Gate. As I was returning, this prosecutor was sitting on a bench, with another fellow in a lightish coloured coat, very close together. The man got up first, and the prosecutor then stood by himself. He crossed the way upon me, and said to me, Did you sit by me? I said, No, honest friend. He said he had lost his watch; and I answered, You scoundrel, I know nothing of it. He then went to this serjeant, and told him that I had his watch, and he came and laid hold on me. I never saw his watch, or sat down by him, as there is a just God in heaven.</p>
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<p>* See No. 87 in Sir
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>409. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17520914-10-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 20th of August, about a quarter before ten o'clock, as I was coming up
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<persName id="t17520914-10-person101"> Edward Woodcock
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<interp inst="t17520914-10-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About a quarter before ten, on the 20th of August, coming down Snow Hill, I heard a cry of stop thief, and saw the prisoner come running down. I stepped cross the road, and took him by the collar; he attempted to get from me; but when he could not, he said he was runing after him. The handkerchief was found as soon as I had hold on him half a minute, about two or three yards from us. There were three or four people came up to me before I saw it taken up.</p>
<p>Q. to the prosecutor. Was any body near at the time you felt something at your pocket?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Not within ten yards.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-10-person102" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Coming up Snow Hill at this time, I ran at the cry of Stop thief. Mr. Woodcock had hold of the man. I saw a handkerchief lie on the ground, at the place where he was taken, or within three yards. There were not above three or four people come up then. I took it up, and Mr. Carous owned it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of it.</p>
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<p>410. (L.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>411. (L.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17520914-13-person118" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We carried the two prisoners before the sitting alderman at Guildhall, from Bridewell; I charged them with stealing the two saws out of my dwelling house. I don't know what was said there, but think they said they knew nothing of the matter. (He prevaricated so much, that the court order'd him to stand by for a time.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-13-person119" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Friday the 3d of July, I was at work in the Temple. Going home, I saw the two prisoners standing at Salmon's door. Wright was three parts in getting over the window when I was near him. I had not gone three doors past, before I heard the door unlock, and saw Hutton go in, and the door shut again. Then I came back again, and look'd over, and saw them
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140008"/> looking about the house. I took them to be bailiffs, they having great sticks. I went to a green stall over the way, and staid there about ten minutes; then they came both out and went down Fleetstreet. I crossed the way and laid hold of Hutton, and with giving a spring took hold also of Wright. I saw a gentleman's footman coming, and called him to my assistance; he came and took hold of Wright. I took a stick and a hand saw from Hutton, the other person took another saw from Wright; they had the two saws under their coats. We carried them to St. Dunstan's church, to Mr. Hunter, the constable, who I knew to be there being a carpenter at work there. Then we took them to Guildhall before the sitting alderman, the prosecutor came there and saw the saws and swore to them, and he, I, and Mr. Hunter put our private marks on them; here they are; then they were delivered to the constable again. There Hutton said to Wright, you may as well make yourself an evidence, for it is now in your power, and save yourself, for I shall be hanged.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-13-person120" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable of St. Dunstan's in the West, Mr. Remnant and a gentleman's footman brought the 2 prisoners to me on the 3d of July in the morning to the church. We took them before the sitting alderman, where Mr. Remnant said the same as now. There I heard Hutton say to Wright save yourself if you can get to be an evidence. I took these saws into my possession after they were marked.</p>
<p>Here the prosecutor is called up again.</p>
<p>Q. Look at these two saws, do you know them?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. They are both mine, I put a mark upon them before the Alderman. They were in my shop that morning.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you open your window that morning?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. My wife then lay in, so I did not lie at home; my apprentice had opened the windows before they took the saws. I was not at home till about half an hour after 7 o'clock, after the saws were missed.</p>
<p>Remnant. The prosecutor told me he put a handle to one of the saws.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did so, it is the smallest saw.</p>
<p>Hutton's Defence.</p>
<p>I had a small acquaintance with Mr. Salmon, and he knew something of me. I went and knocked at his door, a man looked out at his window, and said he was not at home; I wanted to borrow a saw of him, the door was open, I went in and took these saws with intent to borrow them, in tending to bring them back again.</p>
<p>Wright had nothing to say.</p>
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<p>For Hutton see No 70 in Sir
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>413. (M.)
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<p>414. (M.)
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<p>The prisoner was
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520914-15-defend127 t17520914-15-deflabel80"/> to the prosecutor, she went away the 20th of July; he missed 6 silver tea spoons. He found two at the house of
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>415. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor lives in
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>416. (M.)
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<p>417. (M.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>418. (M.)
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<p>419. (M.)
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<p>420, 421. (M.)
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<p>422. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17520914-22-person160" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Chelsea, and have dealt in discounting notes; on the 9th of Dec. last, the prisoner brought a bill of exchange to my house, and said she came from her husband
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<interp inst="t17520914-22-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> (See Numb. 369 in last paper) saying he was in necessity for money, and desired I would give cash for it. I had seen
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<interp inst="t17520914-22-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> before, but never did any thing for him. I thought she looked like an honest woman, and gave her fourteen pound fifteen shillings for it. When the bill became due I went to Mr. Wilson's expecting to find him and Co. But
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<interp inst="t17520914-22-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who appeared on it, was dead, and had been before the date of it, ever since March last. I was told by his surviving brother, James, it was a forgery, and he desired I'd take Joyce and his wife up. He was brought to town upon another forgery; she came to New-Prison to see him, so she was secured.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to take this note from Jos. Joyce, drawn upon
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<p>Blare. I knew the name Wilson and the shop to be of credit. She brought a letter from her husband, setting forth the difficulties he was under, being in danger of trouble in case the money was not paid that day, and that he could not come himself.</p>
<p>The note read to this purport.</p>
<p>Newbury, Dec. 3, 1751.</p>
<p>Thirty days after fight please to pay to Mr.
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<p>Your humble servant,
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<p>Directed to Mr.
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<interp inst="t17520914-22-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Co. at the Anchor and Star the Corner of White-heart yard, Drurylane, London. Accepted the 7th of Dec. by
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<p>Q. Do you know this Norris the drawer of the bill?</p>
<p>Blare. I do, but I never saw him write, but have seen several of his bills. This was indorsed to
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<interp inst="t17520914-22-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Deposed he was at Mr. Blare's house, saw a woman there which he believed to be the prisoner, and heard Mr. Blare say before her, that he had given her 15 l. upon that note, and that he heard her say her husband was in distress, and returned a great many thanks for the favour done; but did not see the money paid.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the matter, I know my husband had bills of Mr. Norris, but I never received any money for any of them.</p>
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<p>423. (M.)
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<p>The charity school in
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>424. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> not yet taken, three Hessian wrappers, one cloth packing sheet, four pounds weight of pins, twelve yards of blue silk trimming, two yards of silk, 18 yards of Silesia lawn, 4 pounds weight of green tea, 25 pounds weight of bohea tea, 6 pair of mens gloves, 6 pair of womens gloves, 16 yards of green silk ribbon, 12 yards of Muslin for handkerchiefs, and many other things </rs>, the goods of
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<persName id="t17520914-25-person194"> George Glover
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520914-25-victim193 t17520914-25-viclabel121"/> that go betwixt Preston in Lancashire and London, 16 of them went out from the Swan and two necks in Lad-lane, London, the 24th of July, all loaded but one, which a woman passenger rode upon. I went as far as Islington and parted with them between 6 and 7 in the evening,
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was the driver. I went back to the inn. I was called up about four the next morning, and was told I had been robbed. I went to
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<p>Q. Do you know who brought them there?</p>
<p>Glover. No, my lord, I do not. In one of the boxes there were womens black everlasting shoes, ribbons and other things, I can't tell the particulars. In the parcel there were blue and white handkerchiefs, and several goods besides, which came to 12 l. I staid there about half an hour, then brought the goods to London to where they were bought, in order to prepare a proper advertisement. I went then to Finchley, and had a search warrant, and searched two or three houses there, but found nothing at either. There was a box picked up on the Common by a man with a hay cart, which was carried to my inn, the cord was cut, but the box had not been opened, it was directed to esquire Bradeel at Preston. The robbery was on the Friday, I set out again for Lancashire on the Sunday morning, after leaving money in my landlord's hands for him to spare no cost in inquiring and advertising to find the goods. I overtook my man with the horses at Fenny Stratford, there was then one of the fifteen horses without a pack.</p>
<p>Q. Were these goods, you mention to have been found, put up in any of the packs which were on these fifteen horses?</p>
<p>Glover. They were. There were 14 packs arrived safe at Lancaster, one pack was taken away. I saw them all safe at Islington, when I returned to London at their going out.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person198"> Richard Fenton
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person198" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person198" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to
<persName id="t17520914-25-person199"> George Glover
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person199" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , I was the driver of these packhorses, my master and I set out on the 24th of July from Lad-lane, he left me at Islington and went back. When I came to Highgate, I had all my horses and packs, one horse carried a woman, and 15 with packs; I stopped and drank at the Wrestlers, and there told the horses over; it was then dark and a rainy night. I turned them before me, and did not stay above five minutes after them, and kept with them all the way till I came about a quarter of a mile beyond Brown's Wells, sometimes on the side and sometimes behind them on foot. Near the six mile stone, but it was so dark I could not see it, in telling them over I found the bald mare with her halter about her feet, and no pack on.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss her out of the number before you found her unloaded?</p>
<p>Fenton. I told them and I thought I had made a mistake in telling them, so I ran forward and found she was about the third or fourth without a pack. Then I got upon her and looked about backwards and forwards for almost an hour, but could not find any thing; then I rode on and over-took the rest of the horses on this side Barnet; I believe it was then betwixt 10 and 11.</p>
<p>Q. Did you meet with any body that you drank with on the road?</p>
<p>Fenton. No, I did not. I was quite sober. I went on to my inn the White Lion at Coney, and got there betwixt 12 and one. Then I dispatched a
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140011"/> messenger to let my master know what had happened, and proceeded for Lancashire.</p>
<p>Q. Did you search to see if your saddle things were cut?</p>
<p>Fenton. The saddle and girt were safe; but the wantey that fastened the pack on was taken away.</p>
<p>Glover. The wantey was found on Finchley common. I saw it on the Saturday morning, it appeared plain to be cut.</p>
<p>Q. to Fenton. Did you observe any body on the road that night molest you?</p>
<p>Fenton. No, I did not.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person200"> John Booth
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a porter at the Swan and two recks in Lad-lane. On the 25th of July I was informed that the prosecutor had been robbed, and where, the night before. I was going towards Highgate to meet him, being told he was gone that way. I met Mr. Swain in Goswell street, he told me Mr. Glover had heard of two boxes and a paper parcel. I met him, he desired me to take them to the inn. There was one box directed to Eliz. Dickerson, Lancaster, the other to
<persName id="t17520914-25-person201"> William Bare
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person202" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , Lancaster. I know the particular things in one of the boxes, they were bought in Newgate-street of messieurs Tolfrey and Co. haberdashers and drapers. When Mr. Glover went out of town on the Sunday, he desired I'd do all I could to find the things and people. On Monday it was advertised by Mr. Swain, and at night there was a parcel brought by Thomas Hall. He told Mr. Swain there were very disorderly persons frequented a house in Wood's close, it was the house of
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person203" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; we got a search warrant and searched it; there we found some calico wrappers made into sheets, on two beds. I found one particular piece in the possession of
<persName id="t17520914-25-person204"> Mary Lovyer
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person204" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , there was some money and fruit lying on it, which she said were her property, it was marked with a particular mark. There were
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person206" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in the house, but they made their escape. I found some Hessian wrappers, there was one directed to J. Wearing, Preston, wrote with ink, they were cut and the goods taken out. There was another wrapper with A. Branthwaite, Cartmel. I found them in a shed in a back part of the house in a tub of water; there were some calico wrappers which had no directions on them. I found likewise Mr. Glover's packsheet, which I can safely swear to, that was put down into the vault. A few days after a person told me that
<persName id="t17520914-25-person207"> Ruth Morris
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person207" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's mother lived at Deptford; I went and found her, she had got a new callimanco drab coloured gown on, a pair of black everlasting shoes on her feet, and a green satin ribbon on her head. I asked her if she knew any thing of the goods? she knew me again by seeing me at the searching of the house. She carried me to an adjacent place in her mother's house, and there I found two pieces of brown callimanco, another piece of dark callimanco, some red, some yellow, of the remnant of which her gown was made. And likewise another gown cut out, which she said was for her sister. Some muslin wrappers, and calico wrappers, black gloves, white gloves, womens green shoes, a handkerchief with pins in it, a piece of new lawn, an apron. (These all produced in court at they were named over.) I brought her to town and had her committed.</p>
<p>Q. Was there ever a parcel in that pack marked R. Addison, Preston?</p>
<p>Booth. I know there was such a parcel, and things in it of the same quality, in one of the packs. There were callimancos, camblets, and other things. He produced part of a wrapper, which he said was found on Finchley common, marked R. Addison, Preston. I took Pearvoy on Ludgate-hill the Friday following, he looked very pale and said, before I had said a word to him, I know nothing of the matter. He knew me by seeing me at the search.</p>
<p>Thomas Hall. I live within two doors of the house of
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<persName id="t17520914-25-person211"> Daniel Lovyer
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person211" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> together at his house, idling about in the skittle grounds. On the 27th of July, about half an hour after two o'clock, I met
<persName id="t17520914-25-person212"> Daniel Lovyer
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person212" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> with a bundle tied up in a blanket, I mistrusted all was not right, so I gave information, and the next day we went and searched the house of Morris and found, &c. The rest as the former witness.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person213"> Mary Ward
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person213" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in St. Bride's parish, I have been acquainted with
<persName id="t17520914-25-person214"> Sarah Holmes
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person214" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> some time, I was at her house the 28th of July, she desired me to let a box of hers be at my house. After I got home
<persName id="t17520914-25-person215"> Peter Pearvoy
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> followed me into my room and brought it, and went very hastily out again. (A box produced in court.) This is the very box. I went the next day again to her house ; she desired me to take a piece of callimanco and keep till her sister came out of trouble, which I did. After I heard of the things being lost, I went to Mr. Trotter, the constable, and told him I had got some goods at my house that I was not easy about, and desired he'd come and seize them. He came with an excise officer and took them away. I once lived fellow-servant with
<persName id="t17520914-25-person216"> Daniel Lovyer
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140012"/>Q. Can he speak English?</p>
<p>(Note, he had given the court much trouble to interpret to him, pretending he could not speak English.)</p>
<p>M. Ward. He can very well; he always talk'd good English to me.</p>
<p>Court. Ask him some questions.</p>
<p>M. Ward. How long did I live where you did?</p>
<p>Lovyer. About seventeen months.</p>
<p>M. Ward. How long have you been in England?</p>
<p>Lovyer. Above three years.</p>
<p>The piece of callimanco produced in court.</p>
<p>M. Ward.
<persName id="t17520914-25-person217"> Sarah Holmes
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person217" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> told me she had a gown of it cut out, and after her brother and sister were taken up, she would have it made up, and pawn it.</p>
<p>(Note the box was full of tea, and there was tea lost; but the box was not in the pack.)</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person218"> Samuel Philipson
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person218" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went with Booth and Hall to search the house of Morris. He confirmed the account of finding the things, &c. with this addition: I took Cornhill, and had him in my house; a little time after which he desired to go backwards to the necessary house. I went with him; but he shut himself in. After we had taken him before the justice, my little girl found a tobacco box in the necessary house, with two silk handkerchiefs cram'd into it, and when I came back she told me. I went there and found a powder horn and a little brass plate, and another silk handkerchief. He was searched before the justice, and three more handkerchiefs were found in his pocket.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person219"> Robert Smith
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person219" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Newgate-street with Mr. Tolfrey and Co. haberdashers. The 24th of July we sent boxes and trusses, in number, I believe, about twenty, by
<persName id="t17520914-25-person220"> George Glover
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person220" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I can't tell all the marks; but here is a mark of mine, which I wrote with a black pencil when I looked the goods out, on one of the callico wrappers. It is wrote: Thirty yards of this put up for
<persName id="t17520914-25-person221"> John Wearing
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person221" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> of Preston. (He looks on it, and says, It is plain to be read now.) It was sent directed for
<persName id="t17520914-25-person222"> John Wearing
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person222" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , of Preston. The other goods here are the same sort of goods we sent; but there being no particular mark, I don't swear to them, but believe them to be what we sent within the wrapper. Here is my private mark on a paper in which six pair of womens black gloves are; here is a sort of cloth we always pack our goods up in, and the writing on it was by
<persName id="t17520914-25-person223"> John Fourder
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person223" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person223" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , who is here in court. (These goods he has looked on were found at Morris's house. He now looks on the goods found at Deptford, womens black leather gloves, pins, mens black gloves, womens shoes, and some silk gymps.) Of these I can swear I put the mark on six pair of womens gloves; and I made the mark on the board to the gymps. The gloves were for Addison, and the gymp for Branthwaite.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person224"> John Founder
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person224" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (Looks at the wrapper.) The mark on it is my hand writing. I carried about twenty-six boxes and things to the Swan and Two Necks in Lad-lane, the 24th of July.</p>
<p>Booth. That wrapper he speaks of was found in a tub of water at Morris's house.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person225"> Francis Fryer
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person225" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person225" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to
<persName id="t17520914-25-person226"> Philip Brown
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person226" type="given" value="Philip"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person226" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and comp. near the Monument. On the 24th of July we sent a truss, directed R. Addison, Preston, in which were two pieces of dark grey Irish camblets. (He looks at two pieces, and says they are like them.) One had a mark on the paper, by which he was positive it was one of them.</p>
<p>Mr. Trotter. I am constable of St. Bride's. This piece he swears to was with the box where the tea was. I measured it 45 yards.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-25-person227"> Joseph Knight
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person227" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live servant with Mr. Harris in Cannon-street, who deals in tea, and I carried some tea directed to Eliz. Hall at Poulton, to go by G. Glover, the 24th of July; there was 25 pound weight of it.</p>
<p>Trotter. On the 31st of July Mrs. Ward, and others that lodged where she lives, came to me and gave me information that there were goods in her apartment which were not lawfully come by, brought by
<persName id="t17520914-25-person228"> Daniel Lovyer
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person228" type="given" value="Daniel"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . She wanted me to come and take them away; I thinking them to be goods prohibited by the government, took an officer of the excise along with me. We took this box of tea out of her cellar, and carried it to the king's warehouse; she gave me also that piece of callimanco I have before mentioned. The tea weighted 30 pounds, box and all.</p>
<p>Booth. Looks at the gown found upon
<persName id="t17520914-25-person229"> Ruth Morris
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<interp inst="t17520914-25-person229" type="given" value="Ruth"/>
<interp inst="t17520914-25-person229" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , and says, that and the piece of callimanco agree as to colour, &c.</p>
<p>Lovyer's defence.</p>
<p>I was at Mr. Morris's house backwards and forwards with my wife, that day. I went to carry some linen washed by my wife, who is sister to him, and he desired me to take that box to my house ; but not having room, he desired me to carry it to Mrs. Ward's; I knew nothing of what was in it. Pearvoy accidentally met with me just by the door, and accompanied me there.</p>
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<p>I know nothing of the things, but was at the house the day it was searched.</p>
<p>Mary Lovyer's defence.</p>
<p>I came out of my service the 20th of March, and was at my sister's house in White Friers. I asked
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<p>My husband brought these things into the house between nine and ten o'clock. He told me he had a license to sell things about the country, and gave me that gown, which I carried to the mantua-makers, but did not know that they were stolen.</p>
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<p>They took me out of my house, and I don't know for what, nor ever saw any of the things.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person250" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The two prisoners cut the stye down where the hog was. I think it was between the first and second day of June, and between twelve and one in the night. They took away a pig of about eight or nine stone, with a black spot on the rump, and another below its eye. I have fed it many a time. I stood to see the man did not come out of his house. They took it by the tail and ran it into a boat; we then carried it to
<persName id="t17520914-26-person251"> James Penprice
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person251" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's house, by the Three Cups near the bridge, in St. Paul's, Shadwell; the pig gave a squeak or two, and the dog barked. It was kept at Penprice's house about three weeks, in a stye where he laid sand; and afterwards was killed by Cook, a butcher. I discovered it to Mr. Chapman voluntarily, and am not in custody now.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a butcher. I killed a hog for Penprice, about the latter end of June; this might weigh about eight or nine stone.</p>
<p>Q. from Penprice. Ask him if he has not known me buy pigs in Smithfield for my family?</p>
<p>Cook. I have.</p>
<p>Robertson. The butcher suspected the pig to have been stolen at the time he killed it. I was there, when Perry cut the hair off the back, and said there was a Smithfield mark upon it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am headborough. I know Robertson, Penprice, and Perry, and have frequently seen them all three together, when I came off the watch.</p>
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<p>Penprice's Defence.</p>
<p>It is a malicious prosecution of
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Far from it. I have often seen these three prisoners together.</p>
<p>Perry's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the thing.</p>
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<p>(M.) Penprice was indicted a second time, for
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<persName id="t17520914-26-person261"> Francis Chamney
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am mate of this vessel. We had many hundred bags of ginger on board. Some of them were put on board one lighter, and some another, on the 8th or 9th of July. One was missed about the 11th, marked I.S.S. No. 3. (He looks on that produced, and says he believes it to be the same.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person262" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing in Thomas Edwards's yard on Bell Wharf, on the 8th of July, between eleven and twelve in the day; I saw a boat betwixt the ship
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person263" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and a lighter, and a person in a blue gray coat take a bag and heave it into the boat; he was in the lighter. There was only one man in the boat. I was about 100 yards distance; the lighter lay on the shore side; it was a coarse bag. I saw a boat go on shore at Storehouse yard, with one
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> in it. I then got into my boat, and rowed to Storehouse yard, and saw the bag marked S. S. I. No. 3. I saw it was ginger through a hole in the bag; I also saw it in the boat, and the man carry it on his back into Storehouse yard ;
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person265" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> followed me. I then came back to Bell Wharf; Penprice came there in another boat, and ran up stairs; but I don't know where he came from. He then had such a coat on as the man had that flung the bag into the boat, and by his dress, I believe he was the man; but can't be positive. He went to Storehouse yard, where the bag was put. I follow'd him to an house there, where I saw the bag, marked as before; it was just by the door, which was open before he went to it. He went into the house; the bag stood on its end, he hove it down and took two pieces of ginger out, saying it was of the right sort, and would fetch them about an ounce a piece. He asked then who would stand porter, and
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> said he would. Penprice then put it on Robertson's back, and they walked up the yard, the mark and number lying uppermost; I followed them, and Penprice said, Stop, let us turn the mark downwards; which they did. I followed them to Penprice's house, Shadwell, where the bag was carried down into the cellar. His house is about 300 yards from thence. I and
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> went into his cellar, and Penprice said if I would hold my tongue, I should have my share; Herrington and Penprice talked together all the way going along. It was put into the chimney, and bran or saw-dust put over it. I came out and went to
<persName id="t17520914-26-person269"> Richard Taylor
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , an officer of the customs, and told him; after which I went down to the captain with the officer, and informed him of it, with the mark and number.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in one boat the 8th of July, about eleven at noon, and the other witness in another, at Bell Wharf, for the purpose of plying. I observed a boat shove from between the ship and lighter, and saw a large bundle lying in the boat head; it went to Storehouse yard, and I followed it in mine. I saw the man of the boat take a bag on his shoulder, and carry it into Storehouse yard, to a house; the mark I do not know. but I saw No. 3, such a bag as this produced. I did not see him carry it into the house. I shoved my boat stern on shore. After he had taken the bag out of the boat he asked if it was my property; I said no. Penprice was then in a boat along with Robertson; not above a quarter of an hour after he came out of the boat, and asked me what it was. I told him I could not tell, but would go and see. Then I rowed my boat to Bell Wharf, and stoved her, and went to Storehouse yard, and saw the bag standing in a house. He followed us to the house I found to be Clark's. Penprice took it and turned it down, and said, This is the right sort; and asked who would be porter. I said I would not; he then asked Robertson, who said he would. He put it on Robertson's back, and he carried it to some distance, with the mark and number upwards, so he turned it downward. Then he carried it to Penprice's cellar, and put it into one corner, with saw-dust or bran out of a basket upon it.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-26-person271"> Ann Austine
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person271" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The bag of ginger was brought into Clark's house on the 8th of July, betwixt ten and eleven in the day: it was set down on the right hand side, and had an I. and S. S. with a cross and figure of 3. I was there. Penprice followed it in about 5 minutes, with the 2 witnesses; those two stood at the door. Penprice turned the bag down, and breaking a hole put his finger in and took out some ginger, and said it was of the right sort; then broke a piece and flung it into the window. The numbers were towards the door when first set down.</p>
<p>Q. Was the bag of the size of this produced?</p>
<p>A. Austine. I think it was a little longer and whiter. He asked Herrington to carry it, and he refused it; then he asked Robertson, and he did; but in the middle of the yard, Penprice stopped him and turned the mark of the bag downwards.</p>
<persName id="t17520914-26-person272"> Henry Crawford
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<interp inst="t17520914-26-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The ginger is worth about 7 or 8 d. per pound. He shewed me a race or two, and ask'd what it was worth a pound. I know there are two sorts, white and black; this is black.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175209140015"/>Q. to Capt. Burnhill. What is the weight of these bags in common?</p>
<p>Burnhill. I don't know the weight; some weigh 100 and some 60 pounds. I don't know the value of this ginger.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Call
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<p>Q. from Penprice. Do you remember my coming to give information, and for a warrant concerning a bag of ginger?</p>
<p>Rose. He came to me for a warrant against one
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<p>Q. Did he mention any thing against Clark?</p>
<p>Rose. No, he did not. My master said he would not grant this warrant on any condition, only on the account of some roguery being found out.</p>
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<p>* For Penprice, see No. 541, also 546, 547, and 548, in the mayoralty of
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner said in his defence, he was to have sixpence for carrying it to the Bell in Smithfield, and was making the best of his way with it.</p>
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<p>See No. 572 in Cokayne's mayoralty, there the prisoner was evidence against the prosecutor.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he meet or follow you?</p>
<p>Rose. He followed me. He gave my handkerchief over his shoulder to another boy, there were three of them, then the other two made off. I laid hold of the prisoner. I had a friend about a dozen yards from me, I called out and told him I had been robbed of my handkerchief; he could not take the others. I both felt the prisoner and saw him deliver my handkerchief very plain.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Q. When had you seen them before?</p>
<p>Humphrys. I believe they were on the mantle-piece in my room the day that the prisoner was there?</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I keep a house myself, I have many sufficient people to appear for me, they are not here, but if I had known I would have brought them, I can bring them tomorrow, or I can go and fetch one or two now.</p>
<p>Q. to Winter. How did he behave when he sold you the things?</p>
<p>A. Winter. Very sensibly. He came and said, here is a bargain for you; I looked at them and asked the price; he said upon the word of an honest man I gave twenty pence for them, and I will have two shillings of you if you have them. I have bought things of him two or three times before, he always behaved very sensibly.</p>
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<p>444. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17520914-38-person326" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Saturday the 4th of July, about 5 in the morning, I intended to take a walk by the way of Kentish Town; in
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<p>Q. What watch was it?</p>
<p>Chalmers. It was a silver one. The other man stood over me with a large stick, and put his hand in my breeches pocket. I had thirteen guineas in one pocket, and about 14 s. in the other. I had two pockets on one side; he took his hand out of my pocket; I was afraid he had got hold of my gold. I took hold of his hand and desired him to let me see what he had got, saying, he must not have all, he must give me a part; he opened his hand, and I saw it was silver, which made me quite easy. Then the prisoner was for going, but the other seeing the gold of some bulk in my other
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have a good many friends to appear for my character, upon which he called
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<interp inst="t17520914-39-person341" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to our house to wash, I lived with Mr. Cooper, he lives in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520914-39-off190 t17520914-39-crimeloc192"/>. She went into the shop, I can't tell the day of the month, it was between the 28th of June and the 6th of July, I was along with her, she took down the canisters, and I took down some; she took half a pound of tea, some green and some bohea, half a pound all together, a pound and a half of soap, half a pound of candles, that was the first time. The second was the 24th of July in the night. I let her in and let her lay with me; I left her in the parlour, and while I went down in the kitchen, she pushed the lock back and got in the shop; and out of a little room, which is between the shop and parlour, she took two shirts, a quart bottle of wine, and a quart bottle of cherry brandy. The white wine belonged to a lodger in the house. She carried them out, and said, she'd go and pawn them to make a little money, but would return them again. My master and mistress missed the shirts, and she was taken up ; she owned she took the things, and sold the tea in German street and the soap for six pence, before justice Fielding. I lived there six weeks. I am married, my husband is a soldier. The two shirts produced in court. I know these to be my master's property.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>This evidence gave me the two shirts to pledge for her, which I did, to buy a pair of shoes.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17520914-40-defend345 t17520914-40-deflabel205"/>. My plate was ordered to be got together to be cleaned on the middle of July. I missed a silver saucepan, which had not been used during the time she had been in my service; it was not under lock and key, the key was lost. I inquired of her, after I had looked about, where it was, she said, I'll go and look for it; she went to the place where it should have been, and returned again and said it was not there. What, said I, have you moved it, and where? She said indeed, madam, I have took it to keep Benjamin out of prison, and if I would let her go out, she would go and find it. She returned and said it should be got some time the next day. I missed a silver watch and a gold chain fixed to it, which had been a constant plaything for the little girl; I asked what was become of them, she said she had taken and given them to Milley. We missed other things by looking about, a silver milk pail for a tea table, a silver egg, a play-thing of the child. She pretended she knew nothing of them. Then she went and fetched Millicent. After that we missed 4 sheets, and 6 napkins.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-40-person358" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> produces the goods mentioned. She deposes they are her property, except the watch, the egg and the milk pail. They never were out of my house to my knowledge till she took them away. I knew the sheets were in a store chest about two months ago. I have seen the silver saucepan in the house since she lived with me. I kept her in the house endeavouring to find out the things. I got a constable and took her before the justice ; there she owned all, that she had taken the things she was charged with. Her sister Millicent was taken before the justice at the same time, and was charged with having received them from her sister, and pawning them. She cried and told us the linen was at Mr. Figg's, the saucepan at one Mrs. Hunt's in Orchard street ; I can't say she said she received them, but she did not deny it. The mother came to my house the morning after the discovery, and said she was sorry, and asked ten thousand pardons. She denied seeing any thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-40-person359" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am daughter to Mrs. Griffis, I live with her. I lost a silver watch with a tortoiseshell case, a silver milk pail, two dimitty petticoats, one tweezer case, and one silver snuff-box. I did not miss these things till the beginning of July. I asked
<persName id="t17520914-40-person360"> Ann Edwards
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<interp inst="t17520914-40-person360" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> what was become of them; she owned she had taken them, and lent them to her sister Millicent to pawn, that Millicent came to her in her brother's name. She was sent for the next morning, I charged her with receiving them of her sister and pawning them; she acknowledged the charge, and promised to bring them again. She said some was at Mrs. Hunt's in Orchard street; at that time we could get no more out of her. I was with her before Justice Lediard, Ann confessed there she was guilty of taking the things mentioned in the search warrant which was read to her. She said she had delivered them to Millicent. Millicent owned she had received those things from her sister. The brother and mother were then taken up; she confessed where the plate and chain were; that she had told their distresses to her sister, who had lent her the things and she had pawned them. She likewise confessed that the watch and chain were at Mrs. Sugg's in the Bowling Alley. I think the two dimitty petticoats and silver pail were in Pye street. The mother denied she knew any thing of the matter; then the son denied it, but he afterwards said he knew of it, and that when he was ill, Ann cried to him to have the things taken out, upon which he raised some money and got them out. She looks at the silver watch, this I saw in March last. The silver milk pail, silver snuff-box, and tweezer I saw in Jan or Feb. They are my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17520914-40-person361" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. On the 25th of July I was applied to, to take up
<persName id="t17520914-40-person362"> Ann Edwards
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<interp inst="t17520914-40-person362" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I apprehended her. When I brought her to justice Lediard, she owned the charge laid against her, and cried, and said, had it not been for her sister's persuasion she should not have done it; and said, she feared it would come to this at last, that she never should get the things again.</p>
<p>Q. Done what?</p>
<p>Chip. Taken the things and delivered them to her sister Milley. Then I took the other three. Millicent said before the justice that her sister Ann delivered them to her, and she had pawned them. She went with me to Orchard-street to Mrs. Hunt's, there I found a silver saucepan, a tweezer, and two white petticoats. At Mr. Pearson's in Long Ditch I found the silver milk pail, and at Mr. Sugg's a Cornchandler, in Bowling alley, I found a tortoise-shell watch, and a gold chain. In Pye street, one petticoat and four aprons; at Mr. Figg's in Peter-street two pair of sheets, six napkins, four pillowbears, a silver snuff-box, and a silver egg. These goods produced are the same I found.</p>
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<p>Mrs. Hunt. I only know Millicent. I keep a pawnbroker's shop; she brought the silver saucepan three several times within the compass of two years; the last time was the 28th of February. She laid it in the name of
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<p>Mrs. Figg. I keep a pawnbroker's shop, and know the three wome