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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060001"/>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 Thursday the 6th, Friday the 7th, Saturday the 8th, and Monday the 10th of September,
<p>In the 27th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, BEING THE Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble Sir CRISP GASCOYNE, Knt. LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.</p>
<p>NUMBER VII.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1753.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir CRISP GASCOYNE, Knt. Lord-Mayor of the City of London, the Right Hon. the Lord Chief Justice WILLES, *,
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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>372. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17530906-1-person31" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About 11 at night, as I was going home by the watch-house in Leadenhall-street, I heard somebody behind me say, You dog, what do you want to follow that gentleman; you mean no good. I turn'd about, and saw
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<interp inst="t17530906-1-person32" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> had hold on the prisoner by the arm; the prisoner was standing in a posture up against the wall, as though he was making water. Mr. Grant told me, he had observed him to follow me up some part of
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-1-off1 t17530906-1-crimeloc3"/>, and by what he observ'd he thought he intended to pick my pocket. I put my hand into my pocket, and missed my handkerchief, I charg'd the boy with it, who said, he had not got it. We were then a little from the place where Mr. Grant had first hold on him against the wall, to which place we went, and there lay my handkerchief on the ground where he stood, (produc'd in court and depos'd to) so we took him before Sir
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<p>Q. Did he confess any thing?</p>
<p>Salvay. He said there was some other little boy there, who might drop it and run away, and excused himself in that sort.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060003"/>Q. What is the value of the handkerchief?</p>
<p>Salvay. Two shillings, it cost 4 s. 6 d. and has not been used much.</p>
<p>Q. Had you observed the prisoner to follow you?</p>
<p>Salvay. No, my lord, I had not.</p>
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<p>Salvay. He intended to be here, but he can say no more; he told me, he did not see the prisoner pick my pocket.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was walking home along the street, and Mr. Grant came and laid hold on my arm, and said, I had some design to pick that gentleman's pocket, but I had no such design.</p>
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<p>373. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-2-off6 t17530906-2-crimeloc8"/>. On the 21st of August the prisoner was brought back to my house with three linnen sheets and a pillowbier in her apron (produced in court and depos'd to). I don't know that I had ever seen the prisoner, so can give no farther account.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-2-person40" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was writing a letter at a table in the prosecutor's house, the prisoner at the bar came and look'd over me, then she sat down in a chair, and I kept writing; she took up a bundle of things that lay on the table.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner?</p>
<p>Hughes. I never saw her before to my knowledge, I ask'd her whether the things belong'd to her, or Mr. Redman. She said they belong'd to her, and went out with them; but soon after finding they belong'd to Mr. Redman, I went out to enquire for her, and found where she liv'd; she was coming out of her house with the things in a bundle as before in her apron. I took her back to the prosecutor's house, and she had the things in her apron all the time. The prosecutor own'd the things, and she was taken before the justice and committed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-2-person41" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I wash'd these three sheets and pillowbier for Mrs. Redman; they were laid on that table, and I was going to iron them, so missed them. The last evidence went and brought her back with them, I know them to be Mr. Redman's property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been at my work of carding and spinning of wool, a woman came up stairs to me and said she could get no work; she said, she had left an apron with some things in it, at this man's house in Shoreditch, she brought me to the Magpye, where we had a quartern of gin: then we went to the prosecutor's house, where she said she had left her bed gown and a cotton gown, and we had four pots of beer: then she went backwards, and came to me and swore they lay there, and bid me take them and go with her, which I did; she is now gone into Kent a hopping.
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<p>374. (M.)
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<p>375. (M.)
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<persName id="t17530906-4-person50"> Jane Germain
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<interp inst="t17530906-4-person50" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live servant with Mr. Haynes at
<placeName id="t17530906-4-crimeloc18">Tom's Coffee-house, Great-Russel-Street, Covent-Garden</placeName>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-4-off16 t17530906-4-crimeloc18"/>; on the 25th of August, between four and five in the afternoon, I look'd out at the kitchen door, and saw the prisoner in the yard, who begg'd for some broken victuals; in about an hour afterwards I missed a silver table spoon from out of the wash-house, but did not see the prisoner in the wash-house. I went to see after the prisoner, who was not to be found; on the 29th I found it advertised, and went to the pawnbroker who had stopp'd it, and found it to be my master's spoon which we missed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-4-person51" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-4-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner the bar brought this spoon to sell on the 25th of August ; she said she found it in Long-Acre. ( Produc'd in court, broke in two pieces, and depos'd to by
<persName id="t17530906-4-person52"> Jane Germain
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<interp inst="t17530906-4-person52" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , as the property of her master Mr. Haynes ) I stopp'd and advertis'd it, and the other evidence came and own'd it as her master's; the prisoner was not stopp'd; after that she came again, I told her I had deliver'd it to Mr. Haynes's servant, she went there to demand the spoon, so she cur'd.</p>
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<p>I found the spoon facing Cross-Lane in Long-Acre. I did not know whether it was silver or not, I went to a shop and the man told me it was silver; then I went to this man who stopp'd it, and I went to him again to know if any body own'd it, two or three times; at last he told me he had found the owner, and directed me to the house; so I went there thinking to have some reward for it.</p>
<p>Q. to J. Germain. Was the spoon whole when it was in the wash-house.</p>
<p>Germain. It was.
<rs id="t17530906-4-verdict19" type="verdictDescription">
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>376. (M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-5-off21 t17530906-5-cd22"/>. ++
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<interp inst="t17530906-5-verdict23" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acq </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>377. (M.)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-6-off25 t17530906-6-cd26"/>, ++
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<interp inst="t17530906-6-verdict27" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acq </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>378. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17530906-7-defend60" type="given" value="Diana"/>
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<interp inst="t17530906-7-off29" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one Portugal piece of gold val. 27 s. one guinea, one half guinea, and thirty shillings in money number'd </rs>, the property of
<persName id="t17530906-7-victim63" type="victimName"> Mary Sweet
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-7-victim63 t17530906-7-viclabel30"/>,
<rs id="t17530906-7-cd31" type="crimeDate">Aug 20</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-7-off29 t17530906-7-cd31"/>. *</p>
<p>Mary Sweet. I live
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-7-off29 t17530906-7-crimeloc32"/>, and
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-7-victim63 t17530906-7-viclabel33"/>; on the 20th of Aug. last, I saw the prisoner at the bar run out of my shop, about 11 o'clock in the day; she had been at my shop about eight or nine in the morning, she was a customer of mine, so I ran after her to the door to know what she wanted, but did not see her, she lives hard by me. I turned in again and missed my drawer, with a 27 s. piece, a guinea, half guinea, and upwards of 30 s. in it, on which I ran to the prisoner's house, and afterwards to an acquaintance of her's, but could not find her: then I returned and found her at her own house. I asked her what she wanted at my house; she said she had not been at my house since breakfast time. I said I would swear she was, and that I had lost my drawer and such pieces of money. I took her up on the Thursday following, she would not confess any thing.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-7-person64"> Margaret Welch
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<interp inst="t17530906-7-person64" type="given" value="Margaret"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-7-person64" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live within two doors of the prisoner, on the 20th of August I saw her come out of the prosecutrix's house, and after that I saw the prosecutrix run after her. The prisoner had got her apron up, and one hand upon it, as if something in it.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-7-person65"> Samuel Goldson
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<interp inst="t17530906-7-person65" type="given" value="Samuel"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-7-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live within five doors of Mrs. Sweet, I stood at my door, and saw the prisoner come out of the prosecutrix's door, I saw nothing upon her; before the justice the prisoner wanted her husband to give a note for the payment of the money.</p>
<p>Q. Did she confess taking it?</p>
<p>Goldson. No, she did not.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-7-verdict34" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acq </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-8-off36 t17530906-8-victim69"/> </persName> , in a certain lodging room let by contract, &c </rs>. ++
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<interp inst="t17530906-8-verdict37" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acq </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>380. (M)
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-9-off39 t17530906-9-cd40"/>. ++
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<p>381. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17530906-10-off43" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-10-off43" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing one cloth quilt, val. 2 s. one blanket, val. 1 s. one pair of linnen sheets, val. 2 s. one bolster, val. 2 s. one pillow, val. 1 s. one looking glass, val. 1 s. the goods of
<persName id="t17530906-10-victim76" type="victimName"> John Glade
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-10-off43 t17530906-10-victim76"/> </persName> , the same being in a certain-lodging room let by contract, &c </rs>.
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-10-off43 t17530906-10-cd44"/>. *</p>
<p>John Glade. I live in
<placeName id="t17530906-10-crimeloc45">Oxford Road</placeName>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-10-off43 t17530906-10-crimeloc45"/>, the prisoner lodged with me in ready furnished lodgings at 1 s. 6 d. per week; about the 15th of August she had a clean pair of sheets, and my wife asked her for the foul ones, which were not to be produced; I then went and got a gimblet, and bored a hole in the wainscot, thro' which we saw the quilt was gone, and afterwards we missed the pillow, sheets and looking glass. She was taken up and had before the justice, there she confessed where the goods were, and I went along with her and found them at two pawnbrokers.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>382, 383. (M.)
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<persName id="t17530906-11-person78" type="defendantName">
<persName id="t17530906-11-defend79" type="defendantName"> John Price
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-person78" type="surname" value="Price"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-person78" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-person78" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and Ann
<rs id="t17530906-11-deflabel48" type="occupation">his wife</rs>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-person78 t17530906-11-deflabel48"/>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-defend79 t17530906-11-deflabel48"/>, otherwise
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<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-defend77 t17530906-11-alias-1"/>Ann Watkins</rs>
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-defend77" type="given" value="Ann"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-defend77" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-defend77 t17530906-11-deflabel49"/>, were indicted for
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-off50" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-off50" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing two worsted curtains, val. 3s. one pair of linnen sheets, val. 3 s. two pillowbiers, value 3 d. one blanket, val. 1 s. one pair of window curtains, val. 1 s. one teaster cloth, val. 1 s. one head cloth and one vallens, the goods of
<persName id="t17530906-11-victim81" type="victimName"> Richard Eaton
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-victim81" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-victim81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the same being in a certain lodging room let by contract, &c </rs>.
<rs id="t17530906-11-cd51" type="crimeDate">July 6</rs>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-off54 t17530906-11-cd51"/>. * John Price
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-verdict52" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>, Ann
<rs id="t17530906-11-verdict53" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17530906-11-verdict53" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p>
<p>They were a second time indicted for
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-off54" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-off54" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing two linseywoolsey bed curtains, val. 4 s. two linnen sheets, val. 4 s. two blankets, val. 2 s. two pillow-biers, val. 6 d. the goods of
<persName id="t17530906-11-victim83" type="victimName"> Jacob Lewin
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<interp inst="t17530906-11-victim83" type="given" value="Jacob"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-11-victim83" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the same being in a certain lodging room let by contract, &c </rs>.
<rs id="t17530906-11-cd55" type="crimeDate">July 9</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-off50 t17530906-11-cd55"/>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-off54 t17530906-11-cd55"/>. * John
<rs id="t17530906-11-verdict56" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17530906-11-verdict56" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>, Ann
<rs id="t17530906-11-verdict57" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17530906-11-verdict57" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-defend77 t17530906-11-punish58"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-person78 t17530906-11-punish58"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-11-defend79 t17530906-11-punish58"/>
<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>384. (L.)
<persName id="t17530906-12-defend85" type="defendantName"> John Homer
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-defend85" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-12-defend85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-off59" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-12-off59" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one copper tea kettle, val. 5 s. </rs> the property of
<persName id="t17530906-12-victim87" type="victimName"> Esther Stevens
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-victim87" type="given" value="Esther"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-12-victim87" type="gender" value="female"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-12-off59 t17530906-12-victim87"/> </persName> ,
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-12-victim87 t17530906-12-viclabel60"/>,
<rs id="t17530906-12-cd61" type="crimeDate">Aug. 30</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-12-off59 t17530906-12-cd61"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17530906-12-person88"> Esther Stevens
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-person88" type="given" value="Esther"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-12-person88" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On Thursday last I lost a copper tea-kettle from off my chimney-piece in the kitchen.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen it last?</p>
<p>Stevens. I am sure it was there the night before, I know nothing of the taking it; but on the morning of the 30th, the prisoner and the tea-kettle were brought into my house, where he own'd that he and two other lads took it, and that he and one of them went into my kitchen and took it to sell for money to buy victuals.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-12-person89"> Richard Davis
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-person89" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-12-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I met the prisoner just by Halbourn bridge, and suspecting he did not come honestly by the tea-kettle he had got, so I took him and it, and by enquiring found out the prosecutrix's house, and delivered the tea-kettle to Mrs. Stevens, I had seen the prisoner and two other boys idling about some time in the street.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Stevens. Is this the same tea-kettle which that evidence delivered to you?</p>
<p>Stevens. It is, my lord.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in his defence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-verdict62" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d </rs>.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-12-punish63" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-12-defend85 t17530906-12-punish63"/>
<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>386, 387. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17530906-13-defend91" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-defend91" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> and
<persName id="t17530906-13-defend93" type="defendantName"> Elizabeth Lacy
<interp inst="t17530906-13-defend93" type="surname" value="Lacy"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-defend93" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-13-defend91 t17530906-13-deflabel64"/>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-13-defend93 t17530906-13-deflabel64"/>, were indicted for
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<interp inst="t17530906-13-off65" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-off65" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one silver table spoon, value 5 s. </rs> the property of
<persName id="t17530906-13-victim95" type="victimName"> William Lacy
<interp inst="t17530906-13-victim95" type="surname" value="Lacy"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-victim95" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-victim95" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-13-off65 t17530906-13-victim95"/> </persName> ,
<rs id="t17530906-13-cd66" type="crimeDate">July 23</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-13-off65 t17530906-13-cd66"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17530906-13-person96"> William Lacy
<interp inst="t17530906-13-person96" type="surname" value="Lacy"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-person96" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-person96" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in
<placeName id="t17530906-13-crimeloc67">Cable-street near Well-close-Square</placeName>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-crimeloc67" type="placeName" value="Cable-street near Well-close-Square"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-13-crimeloc67" type="type" value="crimeLocation"/>
<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-13-off65 t17530906-13-crimeloc67"/>; Mr. Lloyd, a silver-smith, came to me, and asked me if I had lost a silver spoon, my wife then missed one, so I went to his house, where he shewed me the bowl of a spoon, which I said I could not swear to ; then he sent for a handle from another person, who came and brought it: it was my property, and it fitted to the bowl where it was broke off, so that I can swear to the whole. Produced in court.</p>
<p>The Silversmith not appearing to give evidence how they came by the spoon, the prisoners were both
<rs id="t17530906-13-verdict68" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17530906-13-verdict68" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> aquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>388. (L)
<persName id="t17530906-14-defend98" type="defendantName"> James Jackson
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-defend98" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-14-defend98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was indicted for
<rs id="t17530906-14-off69" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t17530906-14-off69" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-14-off69" type="offenceSubcategory" value="pettyLarceny"/> stealing one silk handkerchief, val. 6 d. </rs> the property of
<persName id="t17530906-14-victim100" type="victimName"> Thomas Newhouse
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-victim100" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-14-victim100" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-14-off69 t17530906-14-victim100"/> </persName> ,
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-14-off69 t17530906-14-cd70"/>. ++</p>
<persName id="t17530906-14-person101"> Thomas Newhouse
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-person101" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-14-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Tuesday last, I was in
<placeName id="t17530906-14-crimeloc71">Smithfield</placeName>
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-crimeloc71" type="type" value="crimeLocation"/>
<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-14-off69 t17530906-14-crimeloc71"/>, being Bartholomew fair; I was stopped in a croud, and I thought I felt something in my pocket, I put down my hand side-ways and found the prisoner's hand in my pocket, and pulled it out.</p>
<p>Q. Was your coat open, or buttoned?</p>
<p>Newhouse. It was open, I felt and found I had lost two handkerchiefs; I searched the prisoner and found one of my handkerchiefs on the ground just by him. I took him the back way into the George yard to ask him where my other handkerchief was; in leading him out of the yard he took out a handkerchief from out of his breeches, and part of an another hung out, but they were neither of them mine.</p>
<p>Q. Did he confess any thing?</p>
<p>Newhouse. He desired us to forgive him, but did not confess any thing.</p>
<p>Q. When had you your handkerchief last before you missed it?</p>
<p>Newhouse. I had it in my hand about 4 minutes before.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-14-person102"> Richard Newhouse
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-person102" type="given" value="Richard"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-14-person102" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in company with my brother in Smithfield, on Tuesday night; between 6 and 7 o'clock going by the George inn we were
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060006"/> crouded, my brother made a stop, he had got the prisoner by the arm; and said he had had his pocket picked of his handkerchief; he took the prisoner up the George yard, bringing him out again, I saw the prisoner draw out a handkerchief from his breeches, and another hung out.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see your brother's handkerchief fall to the ground?</p>
<p>Newhouse. No, I did not, but I saw it lying on the ground by the prisoner's left foot.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-14-person103"> James Usherwood
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-person103" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-14-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was standing just by the prosecutor at the time his pocket was picked, as soon as he said his pocket was picked, I saw the handkerchief fall, and I believe from the prisoner's hand, it fell just by his foot. The prisoner desired we'd let him go.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going through the fair, and pushing through the mob, a gentleman said he had lost his handkerchief, the handkerchief was dropped just by me, he took me and carried me up the George yard, and throwed me into a pond, I had not a dry thread about me; then after that charged a constable with me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-14-verdict72" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/> Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>389 (L.)
<persName id="t17530906-15-defend105" type="defendantName"> Joseph Lindal
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<interp inst="t17530906-15-defend105" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-15-defend105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17530906-15-off73" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-15-off73" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing a handkerchief, val. 4 s. </rs> the property of
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<interp inst="t17530906-15-victim107" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-15-off73 t17530906-15-cd74"/>. *</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-15-verdict75" type="verdictSubcategory" value="noProsecutor"/> No prosecutor appeared. Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>390. (M).
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<interp inst="t17530906-16-defend109" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-16-defend109" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17530906-16-off76" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-16-off76" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one mettle snuff-box, val. 1 s. 6 d. one silver mouth piece, val. 1 s. 6 d. </rs> the goods of
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-16-off76 t17530906-16-cd77"/>. *
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<interp inst="t17530906-16-verdict78" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 3 d </rs>.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-16-defend109 t17530906-16-punish79"/>
<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>391. (M).
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<interp inst="t17530906-17-defend112" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
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<interp inst="t17530906-17-off81" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one willow basket, val. 6 d. one peck and half of French beans, val. 2 s. </rs> the goods of
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<note>[Whipping. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17530906-18-off85" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one silver punch ladle, val. 9 s. </rs> the property of
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<interp inst="t17530906-18-person120" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-18-off85 t17530906-18-crimeloc88"/>: last Sunday we miss'd a silver punch ladle.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen it last?</p>
<p>Harper. I had not seen it for a week before: the socket of the ladle, was found upon the prisoner by
<persName id="t17530906-18-person121"> Ratcliff Littler
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<interp inst="t17530906-18-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and deliver'd to me. He was taken before justice Fielding, and there he own'd he took it out of my house in a drunken frolick in my hearing.</p>
<p>Ratcliff Littler. I am a comrade in the same regiment with the prisoner. On the 3d of Sept. I and the prisoner were together; he said his master had lost a punch ladle, and said he talk'd of going to the cunning man, and he suspects me: I said if he goes to the cunning devil, I'll go with him. We went to drink, he pull'd out some money, and with it the socket of this ladle; I kept that, and took him before justice Fielding, and then went for his landlord, (he looks at it, and says this is the bit I took from him.) He own'd he sold the other part for 9 s. and that he took it out of his landlord's cupboard.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say for himself.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-18-verdict89" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>393. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-19-victim125 t17530906-19-viclabel93"/>, did make an assault, putting her in corporal fear and danger of her life, one camblet skirt of a coat, val. 12 d. and 3 qrs. of a yard of ribbon, val. 6 d. the goods of the said Elizabeth, did steal </rs>, &c.
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<interp inst="t17530906-19-person126" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Whitechapel road, my husband is a shoemaker. I saw the prisoner go by without a child, and after that I saw her with a child crying very much; she was telling the child she had brought her up to good manners, and she said she should use such; then she call'd to some soldiers to take her. This was at the great garden gate; the child cry'd in the road. Then I went home after that. I saw her again and observ'd her; this was about half an hour after nine in the morning; the child was sitting her crying, I said, child, do you know that woman? the child said no: I said where do you live? she said at a baker's shop: I asked the child if she'd go with me, a woman coming by said it was Mrs. Tottey's child. I took it by the hand, then the child cry'd for its skirt, saying, O! my skirt, my skirt; then I took it from under the prisoner's arm.</p>
<p>Q. What is the child's name?</p>
<p>E. Southen.
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<interp inst="t17530906-19-person127" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> : I took her to her mother, there was no ribbon on her head; then her mother said there was one on her head when she went out.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-19-off92 t17530906-19-crimeloc95"/>; that day I saw the prisoner whipping the child and take a ribbon off her head, and put it down her own bosom. She took her cap off and rowl'd it up in her hand, and put it on again. The child had no skirt on. I asked the prisoner what she whipped the child for, she said she might do what she pleased with her own; I said it is none of your child, it is a neighbour's child, (but I could not think of the name then,) but I knew it before, this is the same child that is here.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-19-person129"> Mary Tottey
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<interp inst="t17530906-19-person129" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-19-person129" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . This is my child, it was in coats, about
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-19-victim125 t17530906-19-viclabel96"/>: I live in Whitechapel, next door to the Children-in-the-wood, between the church and the turnpike. On the 21st of August, the neighbours came and told me my child was stripp'd between 9 and 10 o'clock in the morning. I went and took my child from Mrs. Southen.</p>
<p>Q. How was your child dressed that morning.</p>
<p>M. Tottey. She had that skirt on, and a ribbon of about 3 qrs. of a yard on her head. I dressed her myself that morning; but when she was brought back she had neither the skirt nor the ribbon on. I had sent this and another to school together that morning.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>As I was coming by the almshouses, I pick'd up that skirt in the street; coming along I met that woman, she said whose skirt it that, I said I did not know; she said here is a child has no skirt on, and I'll hang you for the reward. I never saw the child.</p>
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<p>394. (M).
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>395. (L)
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<persName id="t17530906-21-person139"> Samuel Mullings
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-21-victim137 t17530906-21-viclabel106"/>. I had 2 guineas and an 18 s. piece, in a snuff-box, in a drawer under my trunk in a room at my master's where I lie. The prisoner worked in the same room. I missed the money mention'd, July 27.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen it last?</p>
<p>Mullings. I can't be certain as to that. I suspected the prisoner. I took him up, he confessed he took it that same night to me and others; and said he spent the 18 s piece, but throwed the 2 guineas in the box into a pond at Islington, saying his conscience pricked him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-21-person141" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am fellow-servant with the prosecutor. He confirm'd that of the confession.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>What they have said is false.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>396. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person148" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of May last, about eleven at night, I got into the Blandford stage-coach, and proceeded up Holborn, and through Hide-Park turnpike; when we had got
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-22-off109 t17530906-22-crimeloc113"/>, the coach stopt: I heard some words, but am not sure what; there were two in the coach beside myself: I then heard words a second time, like these words, why don't the coach stop. I looked out, and said what is the matter, (I thought I saw two horsemen on the right hand wheel, but could not discern any face of any sort.) Upon my saying these words, one advanced, and said, Money, Sir! I took out what money I had in silver and gold, to the value of 40 s. and threw it into the hat of the man that held it; while I was doing this, I heard a ratling on the other side of the coach, and the gentleman that sat on the other side, said, I will let it down, meaning the coach window: the next words I heard, was watches too ; I had a silver watch, which I threw into the hat of the same person that had my money; I cannot take upon me to say these were the men.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person149" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 23d of last May, I and the prisoner, went from James Southerlands. the sign of the Two Browers, the bottom of Little Soffron-hill ; about ten o'clock at night, we took from his house two briddles and saddles, then we went into a ground at Black-Mary's-Hole, and took two horses, then we bridled and saddled them, and rode out to Hide-Park-Corner, after we had
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060008"/> rode backwards and forwards some time, waiting for it, it came up about eleven or twelve o'clock, it was the Blandford stage with 4 horses; we past it, then we went back, and the prisoner called out to the coachman to stop, he stopt, and I went to the left hand side of the coach, and he on the right hand side; then I demanded the prosecutor's money, and he gave me a guinea in gold, and 11 s. 6 d. in silver, he threw it into my hat; then I asked for his watch, he threw that into my hat. While I was taking this money, the prisoner was on the other side of the coach, and the window not being down he struck at it either with the butt end of his pistol or his whip, and demanded them to let it down. He kept what he got, and I kept mine.</p>
<p>Q. What became of the watch?</p>
<p>Horniblow. It was left at one Rowland's on the Wednesday. and he kept it till Saturday.</p>
<p>Q. What did you leave it with him for?</p>
<p>Horniblow. To sell it. He could not sell it, so I went and fetch'd it from him; then we discovered the thing to Rowland at the Two Brewers, and told him we had such a thing to put off, (for he had told us before, that he could put off such a thing and nobody be ne'er the wiser.) We gave it Southerland and he pawned it with one Mr. Nicolls for a guinea and half; but he gave us but 30 s. he put the 30 s. down upon the table, and we took it up between us, but I don't know which had most.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person150"> James Southerland
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person150" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Two Brewers. I know Horniblow, and the prisoner at the bar, he was my brewer's servant; they brought a silver watch to my house and desired me to go to Mr. Nicolls's and pawn it.</p>
<p>Q. Were they both together?</p>
<p>Southerland. They were.</p>
<p>Q. Which desired you to pawn it?</p>
<p>Southerland. Horniblow. I went and pawned it to Mr. Nicolls for a guinea and half: I brought it and put all upon the table, and they both in the room at that time.</p>
<p>Cross Examin'd.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear your wife ask for the payment of any money?</p>
<p>Southerland. I did.</p>
<p>Q. What answer did Horniblow give?</p>
<p>Southerland. Says he, I have no money, but I will go home to my father and fetch a watch to pay you.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention how he came by that watch?</p>
<p>Southerland. No.</p>
<p>Q. Did not he say, it was left him?</p>
<p>Southerland. He said it was left him by his mother, or some friend.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person151"> Daniel Maddox
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person151" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable, I had a warrant from justice Lediard, I went and found the watch at Mr. Nicholls's a pawnbroker, on Sunday the 3d of June: this is the watch, holding it in his hand.</p>
<p>Q. to Whitefield. Is that your watch?</p>
<p>Whitefield. I have all the reason in the world, to believe that it is the watch I lost.</p>
<p>Q. Has it any particular marks?</p>
<p>Whitefield. The marks which I know it by is No. 7, maker's name
<persName id="t17530906-22-person152"> Thomas Budge
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<persName id="t17530906-22-person153"> Robert Nicholls
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person153" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker; (he looks at the watch,) this watch was brought to me, by Mr. Southerland. I lent him a guinea and a half upon it.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person154"> Thomas Budge
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person154" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I made the watch, and sold it to Mr. Cutley.</p>
<p>Q. to Whitefield. Was this your own watch?</p>
<p>Whitefield. No, I borrowed this watch of Mr. Cutley, to travel with, and left him my gold one in the room of it.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in his defence.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Rose Southerland. I was at home when the prisoner Horniblow came to our house; Horniblow owed me 5 s. 6 d. I asked him for it several times, (I trusted 4 s. 2 d. of it for liquors, the rest I lent him) he said he would go home to his father, and fetch a watch, and pawn it to me, I told him I wanted money to pay my brewer, I did not want the watch.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention how he came by the watch, whether he bought it, or whether it was left him?</p>
<p>R. Southerland. He said his uncle left it him when he died, and his mother gave it him; he went and fetch'd the watch, and my husband went and pawn'd it for a guinea and a half.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060009"/>Q. Who took up the money?</p>
<p>R. Southerland. Horniblow took it up.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner claim any right to the money, or watch?</p>
<p>R. Southerland. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Where does he live?</p>
<p>R. Southerland. He lodged at my house, and always was at home of a night, and never laid out of my house.</p>
<p>Q. What time had you us'd to go to bed of nights ?</p>
<p>R. Southerland. At eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Could not he go out after you was a bed?</p>
<p>R. Southerland. I do not know, sometimes I took up the keys, and sometimes not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Barber; on the 26th of May last. I was at Southerland's house, the prisoner and Horniblow were there when I came in, I remember hearing Mrs. Southerland demand 5 s. 6 d. from Horniblow, on which he said he had not the money, but would go home, and fetch a watch that was left him, and would leave it in pawn with her, for the money; she said she wanted ready money, to pay her brewer; he said he could not do it without she would take the watch; she said she would not, then he said, where is your husband, let him carry it to Nicholls's, he carried the watch, and I went away directly.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner say any thing about the watch, while you was there?</p>
<p>E. Beeten. He said, let me look at it; he look'd at it, and said, this is not the watch that was left you, he said it was ; the prisoner said, was not, then Horniblow said, d - n you, what that to you.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person156"> Mary Evans
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person156" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner ever since he was born, I believe him to be as just a lad as ever was born, he was in my house, and took money for me when I went out, and I always found him very honest.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person157"> David Evans
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am husband to the last witness; I live on Tower-Hill, and keep a publick-house, I have known the prisoner ever since the first of July was tweleve month, he was in my house three months, he had the liberty of every farthing I had in the world, and never wrong'd me of a half-penny in his life; I believe him to be a very honest young man.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person158"> John Banister
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person158" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a Butcher ; I have known the prisoner from his infancy, he always behav'd extraordinary well, and I look upon him to be very honest.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-22-person159"> John Reddrop
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person159" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner upwards of these six months, I always look'd upon him to be very honest, and never knew him inclinable to any harm.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person160" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him between three and four years, and never heard any thing, but what he was a very honest young man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person161" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him between two and three years, I always took him to be a very sober honest careful boy.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person162" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him ever since June last, and have been very intimate with him, he always behaved soberly and honestly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-22-person163" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about four or five years, I have heard his master say, he would trust him with untold gold, I never heard any harm of him in my life.</p>
<p>Edmund Clifford I have known him about four years, he has been at my house a great many times, I always took him to be very honest.</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-23-victim169 t17530906-23-viclabel119"/>; on the 8th of August, the prisoner Jones came into the shop, and desired I would shew her some pieces of cotton for a gown, I shew'd her several pieces, there was none that she lik'd, nor none that would come at her price, she went out of the shop again; I did not miss any thing, till the woman that sets at the door with fruit, came and asked me if I had lost any thing ; then I search'd, and found I had lost a piece of linnen, I sent and brought her back again, and she brought the linnen in her lap into the shop; I took it up and charged the constable with her, then we took her to the Mansion-house, and she was committed; I have nothing to say as to Carter, there was a woman with her, with a child in her arms, but I cannot say whether Carter is the woman or no.</p>
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<p>Q. Did Jones confess the fact ?</p>
<p>J. Turner. She said the other run away, and threw the linnen into her lap.</p>
<p>Q. Did the other say any thing about it?</p>
<p>Turner. No, she did not; neither do I know which it was that took it, but I took it out of Jones's lap.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person172" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , with this piece of linnen in her lap; (be produces it, which was deposed to by Mr. Turner in Castle Yard, in Holborn) I was present when they were committed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person173" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live upon Saffron hill; I was at work in Castle Yard, and stopt Jones with the linnen in her lap, I brought her back to Mr. Turner's shop, and saw the linnen taken from her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person174" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I sell fruit at the door of Mr. Turner ; I saw the 2 women go into the shop, (I am sure Jones is one, the other had a child in her arms. ) I heard them differ about the price, then she that had the child in her arms came out and said to Jones, do you go in and talk, and I'll go off; then she with the child in her arms, seem'd to bussle something between the child and herself, and as she turn'd round to go down Holborn, one end hung out below the child; I said to her, you have got more than your due; says she, does it belong to you, and be d - nd to you.</p>
<p>Q. Look at the woman at the bar with the child in her arms, and see whether that is the person that went into the shop?</p>
<p>Warring. I think it is, but I won't be positive.</p>
<p>Jones's Defence.</p>
<p>I never was in the gentleman's house in my life.
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person175" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> came to me and said, will ye hold this bundle, which was wrapt up in a blue cloak, I did, I turned about and heard somebody cry, step thief ! immediately she run out of the way, I went into Castle Yard to look for her, but could not find her ; then a young man took hold on me and brought me into the shop, and took the bundle from me.</p>
<p>Q. to Turner. Was that
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<p>Turner. No, there was another woman with a child in her arms, but I cannot be positive that the prisoner Carter is the person.</p>
<p>For the Prisoners.</p>
<p>Isabella James. I know
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person177" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> : as I was standing with my barrow at the door of the Two-blue-posts tavern, I saw Carter with a blue cloak, I asked her how she did, she would not stop, but went into the linnen-draper's shop; then I saw her come out with something in the blue cloak, Jones was talking to another young woman, and Carter came to her and desired her to take the things out of her hand till she shifted the child on her other arm; then she put the bundle into her hand and stood still; then Carter turned about and ran up the next turning, and left the bundle with Jones, who stood talking till the young man came and took hold on her.</p>
<p>Q. Did the young man take hold of her in Holborn, or in Castle Yard?</p>
<p>James. Upon my oath it was before she went into the yard.</p>
<p>Q. to Turner. Was the linnen in the blue cloak when you took it out of Jones lap?</p>
<p>Turner. No, in nothing but her apron.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Jones about 3 years, she lived a year servant with me, she behaved very honest and true: I have trusted her with every thing in my house,</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-23-person179" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner Jones ever since she was a child, her general character is that of a very honest girl.</p>
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<p>400. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor missed his shirt, the prisoner was suspected, she was taken up, and confessed it, and went to the pawnbroker where she had pawned it for 2 s. with the prosecutor, and there it was produc'd. The prisoner had nothing to say.
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<p>401. (M.)
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<persName id="t17530906-26-person194"> Peregrine Jones
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<interp inst="t17530906-26-person194" type="given" value="Peregrine"/>
<interp inst="t17530906-26-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in
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<interp inst="t17530906-26-crimeloc132" type="type" value="crimeLocation"/>. I lost a brass knocker from my street door the 24th of July: the watchman stopped the prisoner and took him to the watch-house. The knocker produc'd in court, and deposed to.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of it?</p>
<p>Jones. Ten-pence.</p>
<persName id="t17530906-26-person195"> John York
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<interp inst="t17530906-26-person195" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman in Bloomsbury market : I stopped the prisoner as he was trying to get a knocker off a door, he had three about him, there was another person with him, he is gone off. He shewed us the doors where he had taken them from; one was this witness's, the other the next door, at Mrs. Ball's house.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>402. (L.)
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<p>Ann Wheatley. On the 11th of July, I was sitting by a little child in a cradle in my house near the ditch side: I had given the prisoner and her mother leave to lie in my house. I missed a guinea, and the prisoner being charged with it, she own'd she took it out of my pocket when I was sitting by the cradle, to me, the constable, and before the sitting alderman.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-27-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went and fetched the constable; there was 13 s. 6 d. lying on the table, which was taken out of the prisoner's pocket, she said she had changed it. She confess'd in my hearing that she took a guinea out of my mother's pocket.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in her defence, but that she was not 12 years old.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-27-person203" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known her about five years, and I never lost any thing by her.</p>
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<p>403. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17530906-28-person210" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I can only say the cloaths brought to me, the coat and gown, were taken from the child's back, holding them in her arms, are my property, they were deliver'd to me by the constable.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-28-person211" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner sat on the stairs that go up in my room, with this child before her. As I was coming down I asked her what she wanted, she said she staid for somebody, I went up again, and look'd back and saw her take off the cotton gown, then the petticoat, then she turn'd her back to her, to unlace her stays. I went down, and took hold on her, and said you are stripping the child, she said she was not, and that she knew her mother very well. I said snew me her mother, she lend me about for an hour, but brought me not to the mother; at last the child's brother seeing her, owned her, so we brought her to her mother again.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060012"/>Q. to prosecutrix. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. No, I never saw her before to my knowledge.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>404. (L.)
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<p>No evidence appearing he was
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<p>405. (M)
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<interp inst="t17530906-30-verdict152" type="verdictSubcategory" value="fault"/> It appearing to the Court that some part of the silk belonged to Baynard and part to Tittcut, who were not partners but separate dealers, therefore the Indictment not being laid right, she was Acquitted </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>Q. Are you a married man?</p>
<p>Greenfield. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. Was your wife your bedfellow that night?</p>
<p>Greenfield. No, I had a young girl with me in the room.</p>
<p>Q. Where was your wife that night?</p>
<p>Greenfield. She was an hundred and fifty miles off.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you give the girl that watch?</p>
<p>Greenfield. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. What time did she go away?</p>
<p>Greenfield. At four o'clock in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. Was your watch there then?</p>
<p>Greenfield. No, my Lord.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Coming along Beaver-Street on Sunday night was seven weeks, and this young woman with me, the prosecutor ran after her, and made us go with him, saying, he had something good to treat us with. We went and he brought out a bottle of rasberry gin and a bottle of cherry brandy, we drank out the bottle of gin, and he said he would give her a guinea to get some cloaths to make her look tight and clean: afterwards he took the watch out, and said, take this till I give you the guinea: then I went home, and she came home
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<p>Jonathan Joel. On the 15th of August at night, after twelve o'clock, I was very drunk, I met the prisoner and another woman in Bishopsgate-street, who asked me to treat them.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know them before?</p>
<p>Joel. No, not I.</p>
<p>Q. Did they pick you up, or you them?</p>
<p>Joel. I suppose it was the common salutation, How do you do, my dear. We went into several publick-houses, I remember one was in
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<p>Q. Did you sit down?</p>
<p>Joel . We did, one sat on one side me, and the other on the other, and we staid some considerable time.</p>
<p>Q. How long did you stay?</p>
<p>Joel. I can't tell how long.</p>
<p>Q. Had you your watch in your pocket when you was there?</p>
<p>Joel. I am sure I had it when we went in. We went all out together, and after we were standing in the street this woman at the bar invited me to do that thing.</p>
<p>Q. What thing?</p>
<p>Joel. Called carnal conversation, so we went into an alley, I believe I had not carnal conversation with her, but I don't swear that; as she, with one hand was getting things in order, at the same time she with the other snatch'd my watch, I felt her lug it out, then she let go her hold with the other hand, and ran away directly.</p>
<p>Q. Did you catch her again?</p>
<p>Joel. No, I did not; the watch was stopped by a pawnbroker, and is here in court.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-33-person234" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This watch ( holding one in his hand ) was brought to me on the 15th of August, by the prisoner at the bar; she told me her husband was in trouble in a spunging-house, and she wanted to borrow twenty shillings upon his watch, I told her if that was the case I'd go along with her to him, and lend him as much as I could upon it; but before we were got for she began to cry, and said, if I would be easy she would tell me the truth. Then she told me, that the night before she had conversation with a man, and the watch dropped out of his breeches upon her petticoat, and she took it. I advertised the watch three times, and in about a fortnight after, the prosecutor came and swore to the watch, and that the prisoner pick'd it out of his pocket.</p>
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<p>Q. What is the value of the sugar?</p>
<p>Holmes. It is worth about 3 d. per pound, it was in a tin cannister, there was missing about a pint of rum in a quart bottle taken from off the table. About seven or eight days after a man came to me, and asked if I had been robb'd; I said I had. Then he said he could tell who had robbed me, so I went with him and he shewed me the tin cannister and the hat. The two prisoners were carried before justice Richards, but I did not hear them confess any thing.</p>
<p>Nicholas Peterson. I lodge with Mr. Holmes, the cannister, sugar, hat and rum were all my property, we went to bed about eleven that night, and all were safe ; but when I went down the next morning about seven, I saw the pane of glass broke.
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<interp inst="t17530906-34-person246" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> lifted me over the wall, and I opened the back yard door and let them in; after that I took out a pane of glass and opened the casement and got in and handed them out the sugar in a tin cannister, a hat, and some rum; then I got out at the casement again, and we went away and carried them to Caherine Murphy, she gave us 5 s. and 9 d. for the sugar, we sold the hat in Rag-fair for 2 s. I cannot swear to whom; we divided the money betwixt us, and drank the rum out.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you begin to break the house ?</p>
<p>Brian. It was about half an hour after eleven o'clock.</p>
<p>C. Murphy. There were three lads came to my house with twenty-three pounds weight of sugar, and about half a quartern of rum; they asked me if I would buy them, I gave them three pence a pound for the sugar, which was 5 s. 9 d in the whole, I never saw them before; the two prisoners may be two of them for what I know, but I am not positive.</p>
<p>Q. What did they bring the sugar in?</p>
<p>C. Murphy. They brought it in a coarse cloth, (She produced some of the sugar.)</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutor. Is this like that sugar you lost?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I think it is none of mine, it is too dark colour'd for that.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-34-person247" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the second or third of August, the turnkey of Bridewell came to me and told me, he had an evidence with him, one Brian, that had inform'd against two fellows for a robbery in Shadwell, and that Brian told him, they were to be taken in an empty house in Sun-Tavern-Fields ; and that if we looked about we should find a tin cannister ; I went with
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<interp inst="t17530906-34-person248" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> to the house, and got in, there we found the two prisoners at the bar in a lower room, and this tin cannister near them; we brought them to Bridewell, Brian told us where he had sold the hat that they took out of the house, we went to the man in Rosemary-lane with Brian, and Mr. Peterson; Brian said to the man, you bought a hat of me, the man said he did, Peterson look'd over several hats, and took up this, (holding one in his hand,) and said it was the hat he lost; we would have subpaened the man, but don't know his name.</p>
<p>Q. to Peterson. Is this your cannister?</p>
<p>Peterson. It is the same I lost.</p>
<p>Q. Is this your hat.</p>
<p>Peterson. To the best of my knowledge it is.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoners ever confess any thing ?</p>
<p>Brebrook. No, they have not.</p>
<p>Elwall I went to this empty house along with Brebrook; he exactly confirmed the testimony of Brebrook, with this addition; that when they were before the justice, they confessed nothing, only said, Brian brought the tin cannister into that house.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>She lent me the gown,
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<interp inst="t17530906-36-person260" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; I was in bed and asleep when these thing mentioned in the indictment were missing, the prisoner was taken up in St. Giles's, with the things upon her, except the shoes; I had word sent me of it, I got some other cloaths of a friend and put them on, and went and found the prisoner and my things which were taken from off the bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did she say how she came by them?</p>
<p>Rorke. She said she gave half a crown for them to a person in the street who had them to sell.</p>
<p>Catherine Robertson. The prosecutor lodg'd with me, there was a young man lay with him, and a market woman lay on the other side of the room; I know nothing how his cloaths were lost, but I was by when the prisoner was taken with them upon her, except the shoes; we took her before the justice, there she said she bought them in the street for half a crown, but did not know the person she bought them on.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I deal in old cloaths and was crying them, a woman brought the things to me, and asked me if I would buy them; which I did, for half a crown, and hung them on my arm, and a woman going along said, a man had lost them.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17530906-37-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was my father, he is since dead; I live at Limehouse, the prisoner came to my father's house the 21st of May was a twelve month; he pretended he wanted a hat, he pitch'd upon one, and then begged the favour of my father to oblige him in changing a Queen Ann's half guinea, which was for a gentleman on board a ship, my father had some money in his pocket that he had just sum'd up: he pulled it out in his hand, and the prisoner immediately put his hand into my father's, and said here is one, my father drawed his hand back, and when he put it forwards, the prisoner did so again three times, I was not by at the time, this is what my father told me of afterwards *: I came into the room just after, and my father asked me if I had ever a half guinea; I said I'd go up and look, I did, and came down with a Queen Ann's guinea, but the prisoner said that would not do, it was much desac'd : there was nothing missed while the prisoner was there, when he was gone my father missed three guineas, he did not then miss the 18 s piece, he sent our servant and I to see for the prisoner, he was brought back, my father accused him with it directly; he asked my father whether he could take his oath on it, he said he could, then the prisoner put his hand in his pocket, and pulled out some half pence and three guineas, and another piece of gold which was not a guinea, but I did not look so strict as to observe what it was; then he said if I have robbed you of three guineas, then here they are for you, and gave them to my father, then he said I hope you are satisfied, I hope I may go; my father answer'd he was satisfied, and that he might go like what he was; after this, the neighbours insisted upon my father charging an officer with him, so he was committed for a fraud.</p>
<p>* This here-say is not evidence, and should not have been printed; but only as it is introductory, it could not be avoided.</p>
<p>Q. Did he acknowledge he had taken the money?</p>
<p>E. Poulter. He did not deny it, after this he was bail'd out, and has been on bail ever since.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-37-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was servant to Mr. Smith at the time, and was at home, my master called me from my work, and describ'd the prisoner, and sent me and another person after him, we overtook him, and brought him back; my master charged him with robbing him of three guineas, he asked my master whether he could sware it, my master said he would, then the prisoner pulled out some half-pence and three guineas and delivered the three guineas to my master, and said, there is your three guineas again.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060016"/>Q. Did you see any other gold amongst his money ?</p>
<p>Maxwell. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you search him.</p>
<p>Maxwell. No, my lord; my master missed the 18 s. piece after he was gone, and went with me to Newgate to him; he charged him there with that, then the prisoner said, if my master would admit him to bad he'd make it all good.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I happen'd to go to this house to buy a hat, and said to Mr. Smith, Let me see one of the best hats you have, and I'll give you a good price for it, I said I'll take one upon your word; so he chose one. I said, line and loop it, and I'll call tomorrow morning for it; I said, could you oblige me with a Queen ANN's half guinea, or a guinea; he went to his chest, and pull'd out about three or four 36 s. pieces, and some guineas in gold, and said you are very welcome if there are any here, your eyes are better than mine, you may look and see; there were none; the daughter went up stairs and said, I'll go and see if I have any. She brought down a Queen ANN's guinea, I said that would not do; then Mr. Smith wrapp'd his money up in a rag as before, and lock'd it in his chest. I went away, and when I was got a good way, a boy came running after me, and said, Sir, was not you at master's shop, I said, Yes; he said, master desires to speak with you; I went back with him; I said, do you know what he wants, the boy said I don't know. When I came there I saw a great many people running backwards and forwards; Mr. Smith said, there is a little mistake between you and I; I have been looking over my money, and I miss three guineas ; I said if you miss twenty, is that a reason that I must have them. I pull'd out all my halfpence and some gold, and laid it on the counter, and said if here is any money which you can swear to, I'll be willing to be punish'd according to law, he catch'd hold of three guineas of mine; I said, what do you mean by this, he said go about your business, you have got my money; then he charg'd an officer with me, and I was committed upon suspicion. He could not rightly swear he had lost any thing. This is all the work of a person now in court, that informs against the bawdy-houses and my friends: when he took me up he said, if I'd give him five guineas, he'd let me go, and if you are trie d you'l be hang'd, I said I shall give you no money. I had no trouble about it till now, nor should have now, had I gave him the five guineas.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-37-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Rose-and-Crown, in Church-lane. I have known the prisoner three or four years, he did belong to an India-Man, he behaved very well in my house, and I know no harm of him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-37-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep the Adam and Eve, in Ratcliff-highway. I have known him three or four years, he is a Whitechapel officer, he has arrested people and brought them to me, he has behaved as an honest man; I can't think he ever stole three guineas. I am one of his securities.</p>
<p>Catherine Wilkerson. I have known him three years, he is very well belov'd, and bears the character of an honest man. Upon my life I don't think he would be guilty of stealing three guineas.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-37-person270" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Church-lane, Whitechapel. I have known the prisoner about four years, he is a very honest man as far as any thing I know.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>There was no evidence produc'd to prove the stealing of either. He was
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<p>The copy of the record of their conviction was read in court.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-40-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was prosecutor of Benson, and Wood, at Chelmsford, they were both cast. My house was broke open the 1st of August, and a quantity of plate taken away. I live at
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17530906-40-off201 t17530906-40-cd203"/>. The prisoner is the person that told me where my goods were, some of them were found in her pocket. She knew the goods were stole, for she said they told her before they came out, they were going to rob my house; and when they return'd they held a pistol over her head and swore they'd fire it thro' her if she would not awake and see what a prize they had got; and that she sold and pawn'd the plate for them. I got them again; there was a quart silver tankard and two spoons at a pawnbroker's, and the rest sold to a silversmith; they are here to give evidence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-40-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 2d of August last, I met Mr. Anderton, he informed me he had been robb'd, and that he had a suspicion of two Sailors who dined at his house the day before, (which prov'd to be Benson and Wood.) He describ'd them to be two pale-fac'd men in blue jackets: I said I had reason to think they were neighbours of mine. There were printed bills given out of the goods lost from Goldsmith's Hall, and at the bottom of the bill was mention'd, Two pair of silver buckles shoe and knee. I had seen a pair of silver buckles in Benson's shoes the day before, which increas'd my suspicion. We agreed to meet on the morrow morning; so I, with
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<interp inst="t17530906-40-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , went to their room, there we found Wood, we observ'd his hand go towards the pillow, we took him from thence, and under the pillow we found a large horse pistol loaded, which was Mr. Anderton's; we found a dark lanthorn on the table, and powder and shot: this woman and Benson were both out in order to hire a house: I found a silver strainer lying on the bed, such as the prosecutor describ'd. Wood wanted to be admitted an evidence against Benson and this woman, and mentioned their being concerned in robberies together in the streets, and at Deptford. As we went in the street with him, he was known to be a person that had return'd from transportation before his time, so we gave no attention to his being an evidence in the year 1749. We went by his direction to Cock-Hill, where we found Benson and the prisoner, they had taken a room, and had bought some household goods, and she was putting them to rights in the house. Benson had got intelligence of us, and he was taken in the streets. We search'd the prisoner's pockets, and found four or five penny-worth of halfpence, a 4 s. 6 d. piece of gold, two tea-spoons, and a strainer, which Mr. Anderton swore to, which we took and her rings, and we took the buckles out of her shoes. When they all three went to gaol, I return'd the money, and gave them 2 s. each; she told me I knew the pawnbroker, one Mrs. Richley, and said she had pawn'd a quart silver tankard, and two large spoons there for five guineas. We went and found them accordingly.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Anderton. Were the tankard and spoons your property?</p>
<p>Anderton. They were, my lord.</p>
<p>Parnell. She told us she had sold another quart tankard, 23 tea-spoons, 2 or 3 pepper boxes, a pair of salts, and 3 punch ladles, all silver, to Mrs. Waite, a silversmith in Wapping. We went there and found them accordingly.</p>
<p>Anderton. They were all my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-40-person288" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . On the 1st of August, about seven in the morning, the prisoner brought a small parcel of plate to sell, I bought it of her, and she came with more, in all she came four times that day. I bought of her in the whole, a silver tankard, 2 table spoons, 3 pepper boxes, 3 salts, some tea-spoons, and 3 punch ladles: in the whole she had for them 12 l. and upwards, at 5 s. 6 d. per ounce. She sold them to me, in the name of Edwards. Mr. Anderton came with the other evidence, and I deliver'd them to him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-40-person289" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, the prisoner brought to me a quart silver tankard, and 2 large table spoons, and pawn'd them in her name, that is,
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>My husband brought the goods in, and desir'd I'd go and sell them; accordingly I denied going,
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>As I was coming up Water-lane, I saw three boys come rusling along, going farther I found a handkerchief and picked it up, and this man came and said it was his; I said no, not as you know of.</p>
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<p>W. Whittle. I am a
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<p>Q. Do you know that man?</p>
<p>Whittle. I believe the prisoner is the man, but I cannot sware to him, I described the man before taken, to be such as he.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen your watch since ?</p>
<p>Whittle. I have, I advertis'd it, and a pawnbroker, Mr. Pearson in Castle-street, advertis'd it the same day in the same paper. (Produced in court and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Q. Did you follow the person that took your watch ?</p>
<p>Whittle. It was dark, and he soon got out of sight, I called out, stop thief!</p>
<persName id="t17530906-42-person300"> John Stevens
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<interp inst="t17530906-42-person300" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Mr. Pearson's a pawnbroker in Castle street; (he looks at the watch:) the prisoner is the person that brought this watch to me, he offered to pledge or sell it, I asked him how he came by; he said he bought it, and that it cost him six pounds, and that it had laid at a house in Russel-street, Covent-garden, some time, for three ou.</p>
<p>Q. When did he bring it you ?</p>
<p>Stevens. On Monday the 13th of August; I said I should be glad to be better satisfied about it, and should stop it till I was, then said he'd bring a person the next day to prove it his property, and went away, he came again the next day, and brought a man with him, but that man said he knew nothing of it; I advertised it on the 15th of August, and the same day it was advertised in the same paper, by the prosecutor; he came to me, and I delivered it to him; after this the prisoner came, and then said he found it in the Hay market, and wanted the reward, be voluntarily went before justice Fielding, who committed him.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutor. Was you sober when you lost your watch ?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I was a little in liquor.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am an honest young fellow, and there are many people where I have worked know it; but none appeared to prove it.
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<p>Q. Was the box lock'd?</p>
<p>E. Nichols. I cannot say whether it was or not.</p>
<p>Q. Why do you charge the prisoner ?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060019"/>E. Nichols. He lodged in the same house, and from that time he deserted his lodgings; he was taken up and confessed the taking the things to me and others, before we went to the justice of peace; he said he left them at a friend's house, and told us where he lived, I went there and found them accordingly, (produced in court and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Elison Mood. I have known the prisoner 32 years, and never knew a bad action of him before.</p>
<p>Q. Did you hear the prisoner confess any thing?</p>
<p>Mood. I did, he confess'd he took all the things out of the box, I pawn'd part of them for the prisoner, and fetch'd them again when I found whose they were.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-43-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable, and was sent for to the house of one Roy, where the prosecutrix lodg'd. Roy had been to Greenwich, and fetch'd the prisoner from thence, he gave me charge of him; the prisoner confess'd the taking the things the prosecutrix has mention'd; and said they were at a house in Chiswel-street. I went there, the person deliver'd them to me, and said, he lent the prisoner 18 s upon them.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in his defence.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-43-person306" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I never heard any ill of the prisoner in my life, before that, and I have him 20 years. I believe it was hardship that was the cause of his doing of it.
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<p>Q. Of what value ?</p>
<p>Wilmot. It was worth three or four pounds: I can give no account of the loosing it, but it was found upon the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-44-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , the constable, and gave him charge of the prisoner, there was engrav'd upon it, John Wilmot, at the Green Dragon, Bishopsgate street. The prisoner is a coachman, and told me he found it in the boot of his coach.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-44-person313" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable. (He produces a silver pint mug) This is the mug that the last evidence deliver'd to me with the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutor. Look at that mug, do you know it?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is the mug I lost.</p>
<p>Solomon. The prisoner confess'd he took the mug from out of Mr. Wilmot's house, that he call'd for a pint of beer and drank it, and took the mug away in his pocket, when he was before the Alderman. I went with him in the coach to Newgate; he confess'd going along that he took it, and was very sorry for it.</p>
<p>Q. to the Prosecutor. Did you see the prisoner in your house that day ?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you miss the mug ?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did not miss it till the evening.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in his defence.</p>
<p>To his Character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-44-person314" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> I have known the prisoner about; 8 to 10 years, he has been a servant to me about 3 years, is a coachman, we have sent him to gentlemen's houses, and never heard any complaint of him; he always behav'd very well in his place.</p>
<p>Q. How long has he left your service.</p>
<p>Goodacre. He left us about a year ago?</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-44-person315" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him between 15 and 16 years, I never saw any misbehaviour by him in my life.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-44-person316" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about nine years, he always behav'd in a civil manner, and did his business well, for whatever I heard.</p>
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<interp inst="t17530906-44-person317" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I remember the prisoner to drive Serjeant Urling; he was look'd upon then as a very honest man.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060020"/>ACCORDING to the Course of the Court, the Trials of
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<interp inst="t17530906-45-person325" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , being called on, the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor quitted the Chair, and retired out of Court. - But in order to remove the Indictments into the Court of King's-Bench, and to supersede the Jurisdiction of this Court, three Parchment Writings, said to be Writs of Certiorari, were presented to the Court, whereupon Mr. Davy, of Council for the Defendants, inform'd the Court, that he was greatly surpris'd at this Attempt, not only as the Court of King's-Bench had, on the last Day of last Term, absolutely refused to grant these Writs, although applied for by the Prosecutors, but as the Defendants had acted so very fairly as to have given them (what they were not obliged to give) Eight Days Notice of Trial, and had now near on Hundred Witnesses attending, many of them brought from great Distances, and at a vast Expence, to manifest the Innocence of the Defendants to the World. - Upon which the Person, who attended with those Writs, being asked by the Court, Who he was? How he came by them? And how those Writs had been obtained? He informed the Court, that he was Clerk to Mr. Miles, who was out of Town; that he had the Writs delivered him by Mr. Miles's Brother, the Distiller; and that he himself knew nothing further of the Matter. - Which Answer not being satisfactory to the Court, the Court was pleased to order him to take the Writs back again, to recommend an Enquiry how those Writs had been obtained, and the Trials to be called on.</p>
<p>Whereupon the Jury was charged with the following Indictment against
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<p>The SECOND PART of these PROCEEDINGS will be published in a few Days, wherein will be contained the Whole Proceedure of the Court on the Indictments of the Abbotsbury Men, with the Learned Council's Speech on that Occasion, and other remarkable Trials.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060021"/>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 Thursday the 6th, Friday the 7th, Saturday the 8th, and Monday the 10th of September,</p>
<p>In the 27th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, BEING THE Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble Sir CRISP GASCOYNE, Knt. LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1753.</p>
<p>[Price Four-Pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175309060022"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.</p> </div1>
<p>First Indictment.</p>
<p>THE Jurors for our Lord the King, upon their oath present, that at the delivery of the King's goal of Newgate, holden for the county of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall, in the Old-Bailey, in the suburbs of the city of London, on Wednesday the 21st day of February, in the 26th year of the Regin of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second, King of Great-Britain, &c. before Sir Crisp Gascoyne, Knt. Mayor of the city of London, Sir
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