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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150001"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON, And also the Gaol Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX, HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On Wednesday the 15th, Thursday the 16th, Friday the 17th, Saturday the 18th and Monday the 20th of SEPTEMBER,
<p>In the Thirtieth Year of His MAJESTY'S Reign. NUMBER VII. for the YEAR 1756. Being the Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honble SLINGSBY BETHELL, Esq; LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.</p>
<p>Printed, and sold by J. ROBINSON, at the Golden-Lion, in Ludgate-Street. 1756.</p>
<p>[Price Four-pence.]</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable SLINGSBY BETHELL, Esq; Lord-Mayor of the City of London; My Lord Chief Justice Willes, * Sir
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<p>N. B. The Characters * + || ++ direct to the Judge by whom the prisoner was tried, also (L.) (M.) by what Jury.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>Christopher Kempster being taken ill,
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<p>319. (M.)
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<p>John Hall. I am a
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<p>Q. Did she take you there against your will?</p>
<p>Hall. She did; and I was afraid of her. She unbuttoned my breeches, and I felt her take the watch out. I was a little fuddled, having been drinking with my shopmates.</p>
<p>Q. What time was this?</p>
<p>Hall. It was betwixt eleven and twelve o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do there all the time ?</p>
<p>Hall. She sat there and wanted me to sleep; and I staid till I delivered her to the constable. I saw a watchman, and he would not take charge of her.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I got up that morning in order to go to Covent-Garden market. I heard a great uproar in the street. There were two women along with the prosecutor. I saw them both run away, and he came and laid hold of me before I could get to the King's-Head door.</p>
<p>To her character.</p>
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<p>320. (L.)
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<p>Q. What is the value of it?</p>
<p>Rossiter. It cost me nine shillings per pound. The wool her mother work'd was worth only about nine pence per pound.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-2-person42" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner take some reed wool out of a bag in master's warehouse. I told master of it. She was search'd, and I saw it afterwards taken from her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-2-person43" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I work for Mr. Rossiter. I saw the prisoner come in with my master's work. She went into the warehouse, delivered her work, and went out at the door; and presently master and she came in together. He said, search that woman, and on her left hand side I found this quantity of reed wool (produced in court.) I have had it in my custody ever since.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Rossiter. Do you know this wool?</p>
<p>Rossiter. I believe it is mine. I desired the woman to keep it under lock and key, to be produced here.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in her defence.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17560915-3-off16 t17560915-3-crimeloc17"/>, where we had one room up two pair of stairs. I missed the things mentioned at several times; the first I missed was about a fortnight after I went to that house, which was on the 22d of June last; they were under no lock and key, except the lock to my room door. I have not found any thing since; but on the 17th of August I missed the twenty-seven shillings from out of a bandbox, wrap'd in a piece of brown paper, where I had put it that morning. Jefferys was
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17560915-3-defend45 t17560915-3-deflabel18"/> to Finley, and I got a warrant and took her up on suspicion on the 19th, she having gone away on the 18th. I found her at Hungerford, at a house where her aunt lives, with quite new cloaths on. I charged her with taking 27 s from me, and her aunt asking if it was true, she said yes, and that her mistress sent her up with the key of the parlour door, which opened mine, and she took the other things; that she took a pair of black silk stockings, and her mistress sent her to sell them in Monmouth-Street; that a day or two after there were three pair of stockings taken out of the same box (I can not recollect who she said took them) and her mistress sent her with them to pawn, and two other pair afterwards; and after that she was sent up to take some other things, when she took some sattin and pawn'd it, and her mistress had the money, meaning the other prisoner. She said she took a handkerchief out of my room, that her mistress took two more out of my bandbox, and sent her with them to pawn, but I do not know where. She said she had laid out the 27 s. in the cloaths she had on her back, all but 20 d. I took Finley up the same day, but (tho' the girl confess'd this before the justice) she would not own any thing.</p>
<persName id="t17560915-3-person51"> Mary Rickets
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<interp inst="t17560915-3-person51" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prosecutrix came to me on the 19th of August, and told me she had been rob'd, and by whom. I took her up stairs to the girl, and she charged her with stealing 27 s. The girl own'd she took the money out of her trunk, and that Mrs. Finley sent her up to take the other things, stockings, handkerchiefs, clouts and ribbon.</p>
<p>Jefferys's defence.</p>
<p>My mistress and I having some words one night I went out, and going along the Strand I met a gentleman, who took me to a house at the corner of Halfmoon-Street, treated me with half a pint of wine, and gave me half a guinea to cloath myself. Mrs. Noble told me she would give me half a guinea to say my mistress sent me up to take the things away.</p>
<p>Finley's defence.</p>
<p>Mrs. Noble took a room of me, and afterwards used us all very ill. She spit in my face, and said we were all whores, rogues and thieves. We bid her quit the room. She used to snap her fingers at us, and bid us kiss her backside. I took a warrant out against her from justice St. Lawrence, and she
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150004"/> was committed to New-prison, but upon her promising to pay the rent due to me I beg'd her out of gaol: After which she began again. When she took up this girl, she got me to go with her to Hungerford, and went round by justice Fielding's, where she had me taken up. The girl was there, who said Mrs. Noble had offer'd her half a guinea and double apparel, if she would say I order'd her to rob her.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>323. (L.)
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>324, 325. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17560915-5-off28" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17560915-5-off28" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing one gold necklace and locket, value 50 s. the property of
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<p>Eliz. Adkins.
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17560915-5-off30 t17560915-5-crimeloc33"/>. On the 2d of September, about noon, I laid a gold bead necklace and locket on my table, which cost me 4 l 5 s. and 6 d. almost 40 years ago. The prisoners both came in at the same time, and brought some liver and bacon to dress for their dinners.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know them before?</p>
<p>E. Adkins. I did; they live about a quarter of a mile from me. After they were gone I missed my necklace and locket, and making inquiry I understood the mother had been shewing a necklace, and had sold it. I found them the next morning, when the mother had got new cloaths on. I took them up, and the girl own'd she took the necklace, and deliver'd it under the table to her mother; the mother also confess'd she sold it for 26 s. to
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<interp inst="t17560915-5-person61" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and bought a gown and petticoat with the money. I went to him, and he said he bought such a one, but had sold it directly, to whom he did not know.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-5-person62" type="given" value="Paul"/>
<interp inst="t17560915-5-person62" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I don't know the prisoners; there came two women and a man into my shop, and asked me if I would buy a gold necklace. I weigh'd it; it weigh'd 12 pennyweights. I paid 26 s. for it, and sold it for a guinea and a half to a woman that came in about two hours after. I have advertised it with a guinea and a half reward more than I sold it for, but can't hear of it.</p>
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<p>The girl told me she pick'd it up in the street.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>326, 327. (M.)
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<p>328. (M.)
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<p>329. (L.)
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<p>John Chaplin. I am servant to Mr.
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>He'll say any thing and't please your lordship. I was at church, and at the end of the service I saw a young man whom I had not seen for a long time before. He was going out, so I followed him, and instead of my own I took another hat.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in his defence.</p>
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<p>Q. Have you had it again?</p>
<p>Macdaniel. No, I have not seen it since.</p>
<p>Q. Have you heard either of the prisoners confess any thing about it?</p>
<p>Macdaniel. I have heard them both own, that Ridout took it out of my bar, and gave it to Prosser, who carried it away; and Prosser confessed that he and an old cobler sold it for a guinea to one Woodhouse, who is since bail'd out, and that the cobler and Prosser had each half a guinea.</p>
<p>Q. Where did they confess this?</p>
<p>Macdaniel. Before justice St. Lawrence.</p>
<p>Q. What, had Ridout no part of the money?</p>
<p>Macdaniel. No, he was stop'd immediately, upon the tankard being missing, and carried to prison.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-13-person109" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor. I set the tankard on the stairs in the bar, which is in the tap-room, at which time Ridout had been in the house I believe two hours. Prosser came in after he had had two pints of beer. As soon as they were gone I missed the tankard, and pursuing them Ridout was taken in Southampton-Street. I could not overtake the other, but he was taken in about a week after. I heard Ridout confess he took the tankard from the bar, and gave it to Prosser, who ran away with it; and Prosser said he carried it to a cobler, who sold it to one Woodhouse for a guinea, and that he had one half guinea, and the cobler the other.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-13-person110" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to the prosecutor. I heard Ridout confess he took the tankard from the inside of our bar, and gave it to Prosser; and Prosser said that he and an old cobler at St. Giles's Pound sold it to one Woodhouse for a guinea, that they two divided the money, and Ridout had nothing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-13-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a fellow soldier with the prisoner Prosser. On Tuesday night the 15th of August I was standing at my barrack door in the Savoy; (Prosser's barrack was over mine.) I heard something fall. I step'd out and saw something shine. I took it up and held it to a lamp, and saw it was a cover to a silver tankard. Prosser said, that is mine, give it me; which I did. I said to him next morning, do you intend to make a good hand of it? take care of yourself. When we were in St. James's Park, I told one or two of my comrades of it, and said, I fear'd he did not come honestly by it. Then I and two others went to his barrack, and opened the place where he lay; but found nothing. It got to the sergeant major's car, who sent for me. Then I was ordered to go to the colonel next morning; and there I related the whole affair. He ordered the corporal and I to go and confine the prisoner in the Savoy; which we did. He was taken before justice St. Lawrence, where he said the cover was tin. Ridout being there, was asked whether Prosser was the person concerned with him? He said, he was. Then Prosser own'd he carried the tankard to a cobler; that the cobler carried it to the house of one Woodhouse in Oxford-Road, and brought out a guinea for it, gave him a half guinea; and kept the other himself.</p>
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<p>When he received sentence of death, being overwhelmed with grief and tears, and not able to speak much, he delivered into court a paper, which was read to this purport:</p>
<p>'' My Lord, I am the unhappy perpetrator of that '' most horrid and unparallel'd crime of which I '' stand charged; and as I have nothing to sue for '' but the mercy of God to my poor soul, I will give '' this honourable court no farther trouble: But as '' a penitent, sensible of my horrid guilt, I earnestly '' beg the prayers of all good christians; that God '' through his infinite mercy, and through the intercession '' of our blessed Saviour and Redeemer Jesus '' Christ, may blot out this stain of shedding innocent '' blood; and as the motives which induced '' me to do the wicked act will not appear here, '' as I do now acknowledge my guilt, in order that '' the publick may be fully satisfied of the same, I '' have delivered under my own hand writing, a '' just and full account of the whole progress of that '' sad and fatal transaction, from the beginning to '' its final and fatal end: To be published by Mrs. '' Walker the publisher, the morning after I am no '' more in this transitory world: In hopes the same '' will be a warning to all others, to avoid the steps '' that led me to it; and God of his infinite mercy '' I hope will have mercy on me.''</p> </div1>
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<p>S. Burchet. That is the box my mother's money was in.</p>
<p>Newbolt. She pretended she found the box in the road.</p>
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<p>I am a poor working girl, I had that box given me in Piccadilly to put my snuff in.</p>
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say.</p>
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<p>Q. How was the watch put in your bar?</p>
<p>Jones. It was hanging up by the side of the wall?</p>
<p>Q. How long was it from your missing the watch to the time of your searching him?</p>
<p>Jones. Two or three minutes.</p>
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<p>I know no more of the watch than the man unborn.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Was he very drunk?</p>
<p>Jones. He was very drunk. He had been in the bar about half an hour before I missed it. There were two watches hung side by side, this was one of them; the other was hanging afterwards. He was the first person I search'd, because he was the last person that had been in the bar.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you find it?</p>
<p>Jones. In the waistband of his breeches, not in his fob.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17560915-19-off102 t17560915-19-crimeloc106"/>. On the 3d of this instant, the prisoner who married my own sister came to me. I told him I was going out to dinner. He said, he call'd to see me and my children. I gave him part of a pint of beer, and a glass of gin. We parted in Berwick-Street, at the Crown and Appletree; and he said, he was going home. He proposed to come again on Sunday morning; and I purposed to get a bit of dinner for him and his wife. I went home between four and five, and went to look for my great coat to go to the fair, and I could not find it. After I had looked about some time and could not find it, I took the rod and struck my child, who is between eight and nine years old; thinking she had let somebody come in and take it. The child said, nobody had been there but her uncle. Then my servant,
<persName id="t17560915-19-person152"> Esther Maring
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<interp inst="t17560915-19-person152" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , told me he had been there a second time; and she left him in the room when she went a milking. Then I went to look for a pocket-handkerchief in my box; and I found that broke open. I had a trunk in my box, which was taken away; and my money was gone, and the buckles mentioned in the indictment.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever get your things again?</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-19-person153" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I got only the buckles again. I went and found the prisoner at the sign of the Harrow, at the corner of Panton-Street. I took his own brother with me; and there he talked of lending his brother money, and of paying the landlord there an old score. Then I told the landlord he had paid him with my money; and desired the landlord would assist in securing him, but he would not; neither would he let the watchman come into the house to assist. While we were talking the prisoner had like to have got away; but I got hold of him. Then I took him to St. James's Round-house. Going along he confessed he broke open my box with the poker, and took the trunk out and wrapped it up in my great coat, and carried it away; and that he had sold my great coat for five shillings and six-pence, and spent the money. I ask'd him for the money he had left. He put his hand in his pocket in a passion, and pulled out three-pence halfpenny, my silver buttons, and a little bit of silver, which I found in the street two or three years ago (not laid in the indictment.) Presently he took out the two pair of buckles, and gave them to
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<p>Q. Did you search him?</p>
<p>Tame. No, we did not; but I found afterwards he had a guinea about him, when he said he had none; which he afterwards changed.</p>
<persName id="t17560915-19-person154"> Esther Maring
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<persName id="t17560915-19-person155"> John Tame
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<interp inst="t17560915-19-person155" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17560915-19-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I remember his coming to our house that day. I left him in the house when I went out to go a milking, between two and three in the afternoon; and when I returned he was not there. I was present at the constable's house when the constable examined him. There I heard him own he took the things.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-19-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable. Upon the prosecutor's charging the prisoner with robbing him, he owned to me he did take the things; but he had made away with the money in paying his debts, and spent the rest.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention what things he had taken ?</p>
<p>More. He said, he had taken the great coat and two pair of buckles; and was a long time before he would shew us the buckles. At last he produced them, and said they were his brother's property. The prosecutor charged him with taking three pounds seven-shillings. He acknowledged he had taken one guinea, and the rest in silver.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in his defence.</p>
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<p>The other followed me to the door, and said, what man? I said, that man; and pointed to him. They left me at my door and went to him; and all 3 ran together. I turned into the shop to see what I had missed; and I missed some callico wrapper. My husband was in the back room. He followed them. I know nothing more, only that the goods are here, and my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-21-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was in the back parlour when these people came in; but I did not see them. My wife told me they had rob'd us of some callico-wrapper. I pursued, and at the end of North-Audley-Street I was directed to three men; two in red, and one in light colour cloaths. They ran, and I ran. I called stop thief. They made a stop in the field, and he in the light colour'd cloaths turn'd on the right. I pursued the prisoners, and took hold of Kelsey's collar (He had this hanger in his hand; producing one.) The other took hold of my hand. Kelsey drew the hanger out. I catch'd hold on some part of the hilt, secured it and them and carried them to the Red-Lion. There went the landlord and others to see for the other person as I directed them; and they returned, and brought this wrapper (here produced ) which they said they found in a ditch.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. These are the goods which were taken out of my shop that day. Or the three men, two of them were soldiers, the other in light colour'd cloaths.</p>
<p>Waradle. I took them before justice Fielding. There they were examined, and he committed them. Going to gaol the two prisoners told me, the other person was a recruit which got away.</p>
<p>Q. Did they run all together far?</p>
<p>Waradle. I believe they ran better than half a quarter of a mile together.</p>
<persName id="t17560915-21-person172"> Ann Brooks
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<interp inst="t17560915-21-person172" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I sat in my room in little Queen-Street, and saw three men, two in soldiers cloaths, and one in a light colour'd coat, run by my window. The first soldier drop'd something white, and he stoop'd and pick'd it up; but whether it was paper or linen, I know not. Then the people came after in a hue and cry; and I told them which way they went.</p>
<p>Kelsey's defence.</p>
<p>I never was in the shop at all. I gave a young fellow a shilling to serve his majesty king George. He wanted a handkerchief. They went in to buy him one, and came out directly. The woman came making a crying, and said they had taken some of her things. She said, she would hang us right or wrong.</p>
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<p>I went in with the recruit to buy him a handkerchief; and there was nobody in the shop. I knock'd with my foot. Then the woman came and ran against me; and then out of doors. She saw the prisoner go by the shop window, and said, that man has got some of my goods. I said, not that man I am sure; because he has not been in. I said, I'd go and see if he had any thing. I went, and he had nothing. The occasion of our running in the field was, we were running a race for a tankard of beer; and the recruit ran away from us.</p>
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<p>348. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17560915-22-person178" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am tapster at this inn. Master bid me watch the prisoner, fearing he should carry away the mug. I set the hostler to stand at the wicket, and I watched myself. I saw the prisoner peep out at the door two or three times. Seeing nobody there, he came out with the mug between his thighs, in order to conceal it; and walked down the yard beyond all our doors, close to the wall. I ran and took hold on his collar with one hand, and the mug with the other; and brought him back.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I happen'd to come to this house about nine o'clock, and call'd for half a pint of wine, in order to sleep all night (I came from Bristol.) The landlord said I might have a bed. Then I call'd for another half pint of wine, supper and beer; and when I wanted to go to bed I tap'd with my foot, but nobody came. Then I took the pot with me to drink when I was in bed; and going for them to shew me the way to my bed they stop'd me.</p>
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<p>349. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17560915-23-defend180 t17560915-23-deflabel128"/> was left at home. I returned about half an hour after seven in the evening; and ordered Rogers to come in to supper, and go to bed. He would not, but kept out all night. The next morning about seven he came in, and wanted to treat this body and that body, that were in the house. I had missed my money before he came in.</p>
<p>Q. From where did you miss it?</p>
<p>Green. I had put it on the bricks in the cellar, just under the kitchen floor, in a bag.</p>
<p>Q. How much was there of it?</p>
<p>Green. There were eleven thirty-six shilling pieces, two moidores, sixteen guineas, and one half guinea.</p>
<p>Q. Do you usually put your money in that place?</p>
<p>Green. I did put it there then. I had made it up for my landlord.</p>
<p>Q. How far was it from the small beer tub?</p>
<p>Green. Not a great way. About three yards.</p>
<p>Q. Did you lay it there in order to hide it?</p>
<p>Green. I did. My wife did not know where it was.</p>
<p>Q. Whether any body that went to draw small beer could perceive it or not ?</p>
<p>Green. They might go twenty times and never see it, it lay so close. There was but just room to put it in, and it was in a dark brown bag.</p>
<p>Q. How high is the cellar?</p>
<p>Green. The cellar is just high enough for a but to stand in.</p>
<p>Court. Then your money lay just about as high as a man's eye when he stands up?</p>
<p>Green. Yes, it did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find any of your money afterwards?</p>
<p>Green. The prisoner produced it. It is now in the constable's hands. I accused him with taking it, and he surrender'd eleven thirty-six shilling pieces,
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<p>Q. What did he say for himself?</p>
<p>Green. Master, said he, it is not your money; I broke no lock nor drawer, I found it. I told him the number and value of the pieces before he produced it.</p>
<p>Q. How long had he had it in his possession?</p>
<p>Green. About twenty-four hours.</p>
<p>Court. Then he had time enough to have gone off with it ?</p>
<p>Green. Yes, he had.</p>
<p>Q. Is he a yearly servant?</p>
<p>Green. He is. He has been with me a year next Christmas.</p>
<p>Q. How has he behaved while in your service?</p>
<p>Green. He has behaved well. I never found any thing amiss of him before this, and if he is cleared I'll let him to work again.</p>
<p>Q. If this money had been laid in a proper drawer, or place where money is used to be put, whether you think he'd have taken it ?</p>
<p>Green. I think he would not.</p>
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<p>Court to prosecutor. Tell it over.</p>
<p>Prosecutor ( tells it over.) It is very right.</p>
<p>Court. Take care where you put it for the future.</p>
<p>The prisoner was not call'd upon to make his defence.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ever get them again?</p>
<p>Jones. I have all my cloaths again, except two shirts. The prisoner was taken with some of the things on his back, and carried before justice St. Lawrence, where he said he bought them of a woman, and denied having any of the money. We found the box by his directions; that and what was in it he said he had of a man to carry.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Jones. I had seen him once or twice come into Mary Racket's house, and call for a penny worth of beer; I know not how he came by the things.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to suspect the prisoner?</p>
<p>Jones. I had inform'd my uncle, at the Plough in St. Martin's Lane, of my loss, who told me he let a man with such cloaths on a horse, to go to a place near Edgware, so I and another went after him. (The cloaths found produced in court, and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Q. What do you value them at ?</p>
<p>Jones. At ten shillings.</p>
<p>Q. Was he search'd when taken ?</p>
<p>Jones. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-24-person189" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went after this man. My brother-in-law living with the prosecutor, he was committed on suspicion of stealing these things. There came in a porter at the Gentleman and Porter in Leicester Fields, where the box was taken from, who said he had carried a box the last night from Rupert-street to somewhere in the Strand. Justice St. Lawrence granted me a warrant, so I went with the prosecutor, and we took the prisoner after looking for him at divers places to no purpose; but having had further intelligence of him, we went to Kingsbury Green, and found he had been at a farmer's house there, but was gone towards London. I followed him, and found him at an alehouse door. By his dress and the horse he rode, I took him to be the person. I ask'd him his name, he said Smith. I asked him if he had not once lived at the Cock in the Haymarket, and he said no. I took him and had him before justice St. Lawrence, with the prosecutor's coat. waistcoat and shirt on, which he own'd. On searching him, he had three shillings and some halfpence in his pocket. He was committed to Newgate on his second examination, and by his direction the box was found at the Green Man and Still in Tyburn-road. I saw it opened, there were four shirts and a coat in it, and the prosecutor swore to the things there.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. How many shirts were found in the box?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There were four, my property.</p>
<p>Q. How big was the box?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It was three quarters of a yard in length.</p>
<p>Q. Was the door where it was kept lock'd or unlock'd?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. We had a bean feast that day, and many people going up and down stairs the door was not lock'd.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-24-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the Sunday after the prisoner was taken up I went to see him in Newgate, when he told me he believed we might find the things at the Hog in the Pound in Tyburn-road; we went accordingly, and found them there.</p>
<p>Q. How far is that from the Green Man and Still?</p>
<p>Thornton. It is the same house, only it has a double sign. I saw the box opened, and some shirts taken out of it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was at work for one farmer Finch at Kingsbury-Green. On a wet day I came to London, and met with one Stapleton, who had got that box, and talk'd of going on board the Antigallican privateer; he said he would sell me the cloaths very cheap, so I agreed with him for 30 s. for the coat, waistcoat, and shirts. I paid part of the money in the Hay-market, and told him I would pay the rest in Lambeth Marsh, at the King's-Arm, where I attend.</p>
<p>Brown. When I was bringing the prisoner to town, he sham'd drunk, and fell from his horse twice; he then wanted to call at an alehouse to do a chare for himself, where he flung this Common-Prayer book down the vault, and the landlord and we took it out (producing one.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor, That is my prayer-book, and was in my box.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Brown. That is about half a mile distant from the place where the box was taken from.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. What time did you miss the box?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I missed it between twelve and one, when I went to bed.</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen it last?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I saw it at eight overnight.</p>
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<p>Q. What did she say for herself?</p>
<p>S. Thomas. She said she had taken them, but never saw the money or handkerchief. I had put the money up in a rag, and put it into the bag with the other things.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I did take the things to be sure; I was set on to do it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-27-person210" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am subject to fits. Last Friday was seven-night being in one, this man came up to assist me; when I came to myself I found him concern'd with me.</p>
<p>Q. How came the prisoner into your room?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Explain what you mean by being concern'd with you.</p>
<p>H. Smart. I felt him in my body, in the very act, before I had power to speak; as soon as I spoke he went out of the room. I went and sat down, and felt my body very sore.</p>
<p>Q. Was you sensible of any thing that came from him?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I can't say there did. My two children were in the room at the same time; the girl five years old, the boy three.</p>
<p>Q. Where was your husband?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ever drink together?</p>
<p>H. Smart. No; I have no manner of acquaintance with him, any more than good night or good morrow, as I saw him go up stairs and down.</p>
<p>Q. Are you very subject to fits ?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I have for many years, and have been an out-pensioner at Bartholomew's hospital.</p>
<p>Q. How long was it after the affair happened before you took this man up?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I went and made my complaint to justice Fielding the next day.</p>
<p>Q. Did you tell any body of it before ?</p>
<p>H. Smart. Nobody but the woman who came up, my husband (whom I told of it aswsoon as he came home) and one
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<p>Prisoner. I only endeavour'd to keep her from her fits.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you been in your own room before you fell into your fits?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I fell into a fit assoon as I got in, finding myself very sick before.</p>
<p>Q. Did this man ever before come into your room, to assist you when in fits?</p>
<p>H. Smart. No, never to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. What is the woman's name that sells oisters?</p>
<p>H. Smart.
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<p>Q. Did you never offer, that if he would give you some money you would not hurt him ?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I never offer'd any thing to him about such a thing, nor he to me. My husband took him at the door that night.</p>
<p>Q. How old is the prisoner?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I have heard in the neighbourhood he is 65 years of age.</p>
<p>Q. Are these fits occasioned by drinking strong liquors?</p>
<p>H. Smart. I had drank nothing but small beer and ale that day.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-27-person213" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am husband to the last witness. I was at work last Friday was seven-night, and came home at the usual time. We lay by at seven o'clock, I am a taylor. I found my wife in a single chair, when she said, My dear, I have been treated very ill, the rabbit merchant has used me so and so; I spoke to him, and he ran down stairs. I went down to my landlady, to ask her if she knew where he was, and desired her to let me know when she saw him. I heard from above soon after, that he was below. I went down and laid hold of him, and they offer'd to help me with him to the stone house. He was very unwilling at first, but afterwards he went willingly enough.</p>
<p>Q. Was there an opportunity for him to have made his escape, after your landlady had told him of it?</p>
<p>Smart. No, I ran down directly.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did your child of five years old tell you of it?</p>
<p>Smart. No. she never did.</p>
<p>Q. Does she know the prisoner?</p>
<p>Smart. I believe she does not.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-27-person214" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Mrs. Smart's little girl came down stairs, and said her mamma was in a fit. I went up with a gentleman's girl that lives backwards, of eight years of age, when the woman was in a fit, in a two arm chair.
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<p>Q. Who desired you to come here?</p>
<p>E. Winington. My landlady. She struggled and he held her arms in the arm chair. I went down stairs, and when I went up again the man had come down, which must have been in about four minutes. He said, Lord bless me, I can't hold her; she is too strong for me.</p>
<p>Q. Did he come down in a hurry?</p>
<p>E. Winington. No, not at all.</p>
<p>Q. Did she complain he had used her ill?</p>
<p>E. Winington. Yes she did, about a quarter of an hour after the man was gone.</p>
<p>Q. Did you leave the two children in the room?</p>
<p>E. Winington. Yes, Sir.</p>
<p>Q. What did she say to you?</p>
<p>E. Winington. She said he had torn her, but did not say where.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner's character ?</p>
<p>E. Winington. He is esteem'd to be a very quiet honest man.</p>
<p>Q. Does this woman use to drink gin?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ever see her fuddled?</p>
<p>E. Winington. No, but sometimes pretty near it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you observe she was so that day?</p>
<p>E. Winington. Yes, Sir. A neighbour asked her for some money, and she went up stairs, and flung herself into that fit. I saw her fuddled that night.</p>
<p>Q. What time of night was this?</p>
<p>E. Winington. It was just duskish.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever known this woman have fits before ?</p>
<p>E. Winington. Yes. she has had them once or twice since I have been there.</p>
<p>Q. How came the man to go up?</p>
<p>E. Winington. I heard
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<p>Q. Were not there other people in your house at the time?</p>
<p>Taber. There were five people from Buckinghamshire that deal in lace; and one Kelsey, a soldier, that was tried here yesterday.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-28-person222" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have seen the prisoner several times come into master Taber's house, and I always draw'd him a tankard of beer. He used to bring two or three people with him. I draw'd him a tankard of beer on the 2d of June, at past ten at night, in a silver tankard, and delivered it to him. They were sitting in a box over against each other; and there were some lace men at the farther end of the room, and a soldier sat opposite to them (they were sitting near the street window.) They sent me down for a pint of twopenny, and I brought it up; but they were both gone, tankard and all.</p>
<p>Q. Where was Kelsey?</p>
<p>A. Bagley. He was sitting in his place when they were gone. I went after this to Bridewell, and saw the prisoner in his waistcoat beating hemp. I knew him as well in his waistcoat as in his coat.</p>
<p>Q. How soon after you was in Bridewell did you pitch upon the prisoner?</p>
<p>A. Bagley. I pitch'd upon him immediately.</p>
<p>Q. Was the coat that he put on the same as he had on at your house?</p>
<p>A. Bagley. The very same.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I never was in the prosecutor's house in my life. The coat I have now on, I bought a great while since the time they say the tankard was stoln. There was nobody by when the girl pitch'd upon me.</p>
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<p>Q. to A. Bagley. Of what colour was the coat he had on?</p>
<p>A. Bagley. It was white. Such as he has on now.</p>
<p>Buckland. He had no coat of the colour of this in the beginning of June. He is a very honest young fellow.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-28-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoe-maker. I have known the prisoner eight or nine years; he always had a good character. He is a needle maker.</p>
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<persName id="t17560915-32-person245"> Mary Wood
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<interp inst="t17560915-32-person245" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner and I both lodged in one room, in two separate beds. I went out in the morning the 19th of August to work, and left her and my things in the room; and when I returned at night, she and all the things mentioned in the indictment were gone. When I found her she had my gown on her back, and has now.</p>
<persName id="t17560915-32-person246"> Ann Peate
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<interp inst="t17560915-32-person246" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner came and told me she had some things in pawn, and desired I'd fetch them out, and she'd sell them to me (I keep a cloaths shop.) I went with her to five pawnbrokers, and fetch'd them out for twenty-two shillings; a dimity petticoat, a linen shift, one muslin apron, and one holland apron ( produced in court, and deposed to by the prosecutrix.) I have since sold the pair of stays.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>The white holland apron is my own.</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. I am positive it is my own. I know it by two seams that are on it.</p>
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<persName id="t17560915-33-person253"> Richard Freemantle
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<interp inst="t17560915-33-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at a place call'd Hardly-Row, in Hampshire. I left a great coat at Chessey in Surry, to be put into Mrs. Field's warehouse there. It was taken away, and produced to me by the constable.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-33-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . A coachman came and described the prisoner to me, and said he had stoln some things. I took him at Twickenham, and found two great coats and a pair of boots upon him (produced in court.)</p>
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<p>Dowling. These are the same I found upon the prisoner.</p>
<p>Wilkinson. The boots and one coat are my property.</p>
<p>Freemantle. The other great coat is mine.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I took the things up in the yard, not out of the warehouse.</p>
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<p>Q. What is he?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150015"/>Wright. He keeps an old iron shop within three doors of Mutton-Lane. It weigh'd twelve pounds, and I gave him nine shillings for it, at nine pence per pound. After the boy was gone I observed some pieces of it look uncommonly black. I took it to have been in the fire, in order to burn off the leather. Then I ordered my wife to let it continue in the scale, to see if any body would come to enquire about it; and in about half an hour's time there came a young man and woman, and ask'd if there was any such brass brought that day.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. That was my servant, who went there to enquire.</p>
<p>Wright. They brought a housing with them. I then judged it was the same they inquired about. Upon comparing it, they desired me to let them have some of it to carry to their master. I readily granted it. When the man was at justice Keeling's I was there. The man said, he bought it of a woman, and he could lend her [She was taken by his deferioing her the same night, and brought.] There she correcyed she had a full pot and a dram for selling it to Davis. said, he gave her four shillings and six-pence for it, and I gave him nine shillings; but then I believe there was but a little above eight pounds of that brass, some of the parcel being old because and other sort of stuff.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. Here is not half the brass I lost.</p>
<p>Jones's defence.</p>
<p>It was one Higgs a carpenter that sent me to sell it.</p>
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<p>Davis's defence.</p>
<p>This brass was brought to my shop, and my boy bought it; I was not in the shop. He came to me for four-shillings and six-pence to pay for it, which I gave him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-34-person266" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17560915-34-person266" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was at Mr. Davis's shop, and saw the boy buy some brass of the woman at the bar. It weigh'd eight pounds, and he paid her four shillings and six pence for it.</p>
<p>Davis call'd
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<p>365. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17560915-36-victim276 t17560915-36-viclabel189"/>. About the 18th of July my house was under a general repair, and we had removed our things out of the way of the workman as much as we could. The piece of silk was in a drawer, the breeches lay open in a one pair of stairs room, and the other things mentioned in the indictment in the house. They were all taken away.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find them again ?</p>
<p>Shudal. I have got them all again. The prisoner at the bar hired herself to my wife as a single woman, and a stranger to our part of the town; but we were immediately convinced she was a base woman. At her first coming she would stay a great length of time in going of errands, and for other ill behaviour I turned her away at three weeks end. After which there came a man to me, and inquired if I had lost a pair of breeches? I said, I had. Then the person told me who had them. I went then and took a warrant for the prisoner, and one Bowen. Upon which Bowen came to me and told me he had bought the breeches of the prisoner; which she, when before the justice, owned also. She also confessed in my hearing, she did take all the things mentioned in the indictment; and she gave her key to Mrs. Jenkins (who was by at the time) who went to her box and found the other things.</p>
<p>Q. Where was her box?</p>
<p>Shudal. In her master's house, Mr. Watson in Smithfield (the goods produced in court, and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Mrs. Jenkins. I live at Fleetditch, and the prisoner had lived with me several times on and off. After I was informed the prosecutor had lost these things, I sent for her to ask her about them; at first she denied it, but before we went to the justice she own'd she stole the breeches, and sold them to Bowen. I insisted upon her keys to look over er things, imagining there might be something of mine there, and in searching her box these other things were found in it.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150016"/>Q. What was her behaviour while she lived with you?</p>
<p>Mrs. Jenkins. I always thought her to have the best of characters, I have trusted her with things of great value, and was much surprised to see her turn out in this manner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-36-person277" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am apprentice to the prosecutor ( producing a pair of Manchester velvet breeches ) these I had of Bowen.</p>
<p>Q. Whose property are they ?</p>
<p>Smith. They belong to the reverend Mr.
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<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in her defence.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-37-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in the parish of Bethnal-Green. I can't say any thing against either of the prisoners at the bar, for I was so much in liquor I don't know I was in their company. On the 7th of August I lost a hat and some money (I don't know how much) and a plain gold ring from off my finger.</p>
<p>Q. Have you ever seen your hat or ring since?</p>
<p>Hasle. They are now in the constable's hands.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-37-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable in Shadwell parish There being a great outcry between twelve and one o'clock, on the 7th of August at night, I went to see what was the matter, and Mr. Clark gave me charge of the prisoner Collings for a robbery. I took her to the watch-house, and after a little time the prisoner King was brought in by some other person. The prosecutor was there, and I asked him if he knew either of the prisoners.</p>
<p>Q. Was he drunk or sober?</p>
<p>Jones. At first he did not seem to be in liquor. He told me he was sure they were the two persons that had rob'd him.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you in what manner they rob'd him?</p>
<p>Jones. No, he did not. He said he had lost a hat and ring, and some money, and charged me with both of them. I asked him more than once whether he was sure the prisoners were the persons that rob'd him, and he said he was.</p>
<p>Q. What did the prisoners say?</p>
<p>Jones. Collings denied the fact. King said she found the hat.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the hat found?</p>
<p>Jones. I don't know, I did not see it that night, nor the ring neither. I searched King, but found nothing upon her. [The hat and ring were then produced in court.]</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. Do you know whose property these are ?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. They are mine, and what I lost that night.</p>
<p>Mr. Clark. About a quarter of an hour under or over twelve o'clock at night, August the 7th, Collings came into my house, and wanted two penny-worth of bread and cheese. I said, you shall have nothing here. She then wanted me to change a piece of money. I saw it was only a counter, so would have nothing to do with it. The prosecutor was at the door; she ran out to him, put her hand into his pocket, took out a six pence, and gave it me to change. The other prisoner was there; they took him one under one arm, and the other under the other, and drag'd him along. He drop'd on his knees, and I saw King take his hat from off his head.</p>
<p>Q. Is this hat here produced the same?</p>
<p>Clerk. I can't say it is. I observed King had him fast by the hand, tho' I did not see the ring taken from him; but he missed it directly.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-37-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep shop for my uncle, who is a pawnbroker. King brought me the hat and ring here produced; she pawn'd the hat for 2 s. and the ring for 9 s.</p>
<p>Q. Did she come alone?</p>
<p>M. Buckle. I believe Collings came along with her; there was a woman with her, very much like her.</p>
<p>King's defence.</p>
<p>When I first came in company with the prosecutor, he had never a hat on; after we parted I kick'd against a hat, and took it up; and going a little way farther, my shoes being bad, I trod on that ring and hurt my foot, and stoop'd and took it up. This other young woman knows nothing of the matter.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know him before?</p>
<p>Pratt. He was a stranger to us all.
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<p>Q. How far might he be got?</p>
<p>Pratt. About 15 or 16 yards distance, it is a very short street; they desired him to go back and discharge the reckoning.</p>
<p>Q. Had he not paid his part before?</p>
<p>Pratt. No, he had not. Then he attempted to make believe he wanted to make water again, and beg'd they would go into the house first; however, Mr. Williams got him into the house and searched him, but did not find the watch upon him. Afterwards the watch was found; the other witness will give an account of that.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-38-person299" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , another man, and my landlord together; they were drinking rum and water. I took hold of the pot and drank to the man of the house, he drank to Clark, and Clark to the prisoner, the prisoner drank it up, and bid the landlord till it. Then the prisoner went and sat down by the right side of the prosecutor, sat there some time, and sang a song or two; at last he removed from thence, and sat at the corner of the box; after that he came and sat by me, Clark and I being drinking together in the opposite box. The prosecutor got up, and feeling for his watch said. I have lost my watch. The prisoner went out directly. Clark had some suspicion of him, as he lodged in the house and had never seen the prisoner there before, so went out after him. [He was obliged to go into the country next morning, so we are destitute of his evidence.] I went out soon after, and then the prisoner was at the door again; they were arguing who should go in first. Clark said, I lodge here, and can come in when I please. I asked what was the matter, and the prisoner saying he would not go in, I took him by the collar, led him in, and searched him. Then Clark said, he has been up a little further, let us go and see if he has not left the watch there. We went, and there I saw the watch lying under a bench by the side of a door, about a dozen or 14 yards from the house where we were.</p>
<p>Q. Did Clark go to him to the place where you found the watch before the prisoner came in?</p>
<p>Williams. No, he did not, but stood at the door and call'd to him, and he came to the door; nobody went thither till after we had brought the prisoner into the house.</p>
<p>Q. How long had Clark been out of the house before you went out ?</p>
<p>Williams. I believe he had not been gone above a minute or two.</p>
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<p>Q. to prosecutor. Look at this watch.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. This is the watch I lost that night.</p>
<p>Q. to Williams. Is this the watch Clark took from off the ground?</p>
<p>Williams. It is.</p>
<p>Q. to More. Where had you it?</p>
<p>More. I had it of the watch house keeper.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-38-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the landlord of the house. The prosecutor when he was going away felt for his watch and missed it; the prisoner directly went out, and after him Mr. Clark; after the prisoner was brought in Clark brought in the watch, this is it here produced.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>There were two other men in the house; they might have taken the watch.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Evans. He has been a gentleman's servant, but is now out of place.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150018"/>Mr. Bahington. I have known him two or three years; we lived fellow servants together in St. James's Square four months. He has been gone away about three weeks, but he behaved himself very well in the house.</p>
<p>Q. Did he give warning, or was he turn'd away?</p>
<p>Bahington. He gave warning himself.</p>
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<p>Q. What is his general character ?</p>
<p>Daw. I never heard or knew to the contrary but that he bore an exceeding, good character.</p>
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<p>Q. What is your opinion of him?</p>
<p>Jones. I think he is an honest man.</p>
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<p>Q. When?</p>
<p>Callingham. On the 13th of August.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you meet with them?</p>
<p>Callingham. In Abington Buildings, Westminster, I never saw them before as I know of He said he was a name-sake of mine, and brought me from thence to Drury-Lane, where I got drunk; from thence we went to the
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<p>Q. Had you your watch in Clare market?</p>
<p>Callingham. I had, and there I missed it. They went both of them out of the house, and left me to pay all the reckoning.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find your watch again?</p>
<p>Callingham. No, I never did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-39-person314" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . These two prisoners came to our house in Peter-Street, Westminster, on the 30th of August; they forced me out from my work.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know them before?</p>
<p>A. Stevens. I can't say I know any thing of the people, they told me their names were Callingham.</p>
<p>Q. What did they force you out from your work to do?</p>
<p>A. Stevens. They wanted me to go and vindicate myself to my husband, who lives with another woman.</p>
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<p>A. Stevens. They took me round by Lincoln's-Inn Fields, and about eight at night we went into the White-Lion, where the prosecutor pull'd out his watch, and the prisoner took it out of his hand, and he and his wife went away with it, leaving us behind without a farthing to pay all the reckoning.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prosecutor sober?</p>
<p>A. Stevens. No, he was very much in liquor, but I was not; I saw the thing done.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known the prosecutor?</p>
<p>A. Stevens About six years.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do upon the prisoner's taking the watch?</p>
<p>A. Stevens. I did not think he intended to keep it from him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you not call to the people of the house to stop him?</p>
<p>A. Stevens. No.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the watch; they and we were all together, very loving. I never saw him pull it out. He challenged the man at the publick house with taking t he watch, and he sent them both to the Roundhouse.</p>
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<p>371. (M)
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<interp inst="t17560915-40-person320" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had placed my goods in an empty house belonging to one Jones, an upholsterer, as I was going abroad, and my wife was gone out of town for the benefit of the air, being in an ill state of health. The prisoner and his family were admitted to live in part of the house below stairs, rent free, by the landlord, and my goods were lock'd up in a one pair of stairs room. I went abroad in April, and return'd in November. I expressed my uneasiness at my goods being in a dangerous situation, and on the first of May I applied to look at the house where they were placed.
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175609150019"/> I found there was a padlock on the outer iron gate belonging to the house. I inquired of the people in the neighbourhood, who told me the prisoner had not been seen for two or three days, and that a cart load of goods had been convey'd away a few days before that. Upon this I went to the landlord, and desired him to come with me to the house. He did so, and we broke a door open to get in; and upon opening the door of the room where my goods were placed, and searching the trunks (wherein had been put goods of all sorts, linen, china, &c.) we found every thing empty; but as there are some particular articles that I can charge him with, I think it needless to trouble the court with the rest; the following things we can produce, a gause handkerchief embroider'd with gold, 5 cambrick handkerchiefs, and a remnant of cambrick (produced in court and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Q. Where did you meet with them?</p>
<p>Barbutt. At Mr. Gibons's a pawnbroker, at the corner of Turnstile, but did not secure the prisoner till the 13th of last month, as he was out of the way and I could not find him. When I charged him with having rob'd me, he seem'd to be extremely concern'd for what he had done. He was examined before the justice, where he own'd the fact, and was committed to the Gatehouse. He gave an account where part of the things were, and we found them by his direction.</p>
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<interp inst="t17560915-40-person321" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The goods here produced were pledged to me by the prisoner on the 22d of September last; he said he had an order from Mrs. Barbutt to pledge them, to redeem a bed out of pawn, which he took away at the same time.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I fetch'd that bed out to carry to madam Barbutt. I had no orders to pawn the bed, but having done it I carry'd these other things to fetch it out.</p>
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<note>[Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<p>372. (M.)
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<persName id="t17560915-41-person326"> Thomas Limbrick
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<interp inst="t17560915-41-person326" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Marybone, and lodge at the house of William Green. I lost upwards of 40 l. but there is a mistake in the indictment for instead of 3 guineas it should have been 30; there were upwards of 30, which I lost along with the foreign gold pieces.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the money taken from?</p>
<p>Limbrick. It was all in one drawer, in my lodging room.</p>
<p>Q. What was the prisoner?</p>
<p>Limbrick. She was my servant about three months.</p>
<p>Q. Were the drawers lock'd?</p>
<p>Limbrick. They were, but by taking out the upper drawer the board it run upon was broke; so she could put her hand down and take it out.</p>
<p>Q. When did you lose it?</p>
<p>Limbrick. It was in January was twelve months. She left my house upon it, and I advertised her directly. When she was taken, she confessed the fact to me. I asked her how she came to rob me. She said she took all the money, and was sorry for it. I asked her what she had done with it, and she said she had squander'd it away.</p>
<p>Q. Did she mention any of the particular pieces ?</p>
<p>Limbrick. No, she did not. She said that after she had taken it she went to a house in Drury-Lane, where she gave a woman four guineas to go and buy her some things.</p>
<p>The prisoner had nothing to say in her defence.</p>
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<p>373. (M.)
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