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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175809130001"/>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 13th, Thursday the 14th, Friday the 15th, and Saturday the 16th, of SEPTEMBER.
<p>In the Thirty-second Year of his MAJESTY'S Reign. NUMBER VII. for the YEAR 1758. Being the Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of THE RIGHT HONOURABLE Sir
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<p>Printed and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe, in Pater-noster Row. 1758.</p>
<p>[Price Four-pence.]</p>
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<p>King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, for the City of LONDON, and at the General
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<p>BEFORE, the Right-Honourable Sir
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<p>N. B. The characters * + ++ direct to the Judge by whom the prisoner was tried; also (L.) and (M.) by what Jury.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>257. (M.)
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<p>Q. What was her name?</p>
<p>King. Margaret or
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<p>264. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17580913-8-victim65 t17580913-8-viclabel30"/>. I lost the goods mentioned in the indictment; they were in the chest locked up. (He names them over with the value of each.) I went out and left them in my room seven weeks ago last Wednesday, and when I returned at about 11 o'clock at night, they were taken away.</p>
<p>Q. What is the prisoner?</p>
<p>Baker. I gave him liberty to lie a night or two in my hay-loft, he being a poor fellow. He was missing when the chest was. He was found with one of my coats and two waistcoats on his back: on the Friday following, he owned to the taking all the things; and also told us where he had sold the other things, we went, and found them accordingly.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. He gave me but a 9 s. piece.</p>
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<p>265. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17580913-9-person72" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Vere, there had been a china dish missing, my master examined us about it, it could not be found. I mistrusted the prisoner. My master sent us down after this into the warehouse; he went farther in it then I did, and staid some time there; as he came up, I set my foot on his basket, and felt china in it. I put my hand in, and took out a coffee-cup; then I let him take the rest out, there were nine of them; we came home, I told my master of it; he owned he had taken them, and also that he had taken before seventy two cups, and seventy two saucers, my master's property.</p>
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<p>266. (M.)
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<p>[The record of the trial and conviction of Wyman
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<p>Q. Was you convicted for stealing the seventy two cups and seventy two saucers, laid in this indictment.</p>
<p>Wyman. I was, and some coffee-cups, the coffee-cups were in the basket unknown to me; I had no intention of stealing them; this was on the 13th of July.</p>
<p>Q. What happened after this?</p>
<p>Wyman. My master missed a blue china dish out of the house.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of seventy two china cups, and seventy two saucers?</p>
<p>Wyman. Yes, them I bought of a sailor's wife, I think she was.</p>
<p>Q. When?</p>
<p>Wyman. About the 9th or 10th of July.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you buy them?</p>
<p>Wyman. I met her in the street in Cheapside.</p>
<p>Q. What did they cost you?</p>
<p>Wyman. Some cost me 3 s. 6 d. and some 4 s. a half dozen.</p>
<p>Q. Did you buy them all at one time?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I bought them at two different times.</p>
<p>Q. How many did you buy the first time?</p>
<p>Wyman. I bought seven half dozens at one time, and five at the other.</p>
<p>Q. When did you buy the first parcel?</p>
<p>Wyman. On the 9th of July.</p>
<p>Q. When did you buy the other?</p>
<p>Wyman. The next day but one after.</p>
<p>Q. What did you give for the first parcel?</p>
<p>Wyman. I gave 3 s. 6 d. per half dozen for part of each parcel. They on the 9th of July cost me 25 s. the other cost me 16 s.</p>
<p>Q. Did you buy both parcels of one woman?</p>
<p>Wyman. I did.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the day did you buy the first parcel?</p>
<p>Wyman. I bought them in the afternoon about four o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you buy the second parcel?</p>
<p>Wyman. In the forenoon.</p>
<p>Q. Where was you going at the time you met this woman?</p>
<p>Wyman. I was going on some business for my master into the town.</p>
<p>Q. Can you tell which way you was going?</p>
<p>Wyman. I was going down Cheapside when I met her the first time.</p>
<p>Q. Which way was you going the second time?</p>
<p>Wyman. I was going along Fleet-street, and met her without Temple-bar in the Strand.</p>
<p>Q. Did you appoint her to meet you?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I did not, I met her both times by accident.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever buy any thing of her before?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I never did?</p>
<p>Q. Did she offer these cups and saucers to you, or did you ask her?</p>
<p>Wyman. She offered them to me; she saw I had a china-basket on my arm.</p>
<p>Q. How did she carry her china?</p>
<p>Wyman. She had it in her apron.</p>
<p>Q. Were these the very same cups and saucers that you was indicted for this sessions?</p>
<p>Wyman. They were the very same.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with them after you bought them?</p>
<p>Wyman. I went and sold them to the prisoner,
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<p>Q. Where did he live?</p>
<p>Wyman. He lived in Clare-market.</p>
<p>Q. What is his business ?</p>
<p>Wyman. He keeps an earthen-ware shop.</p>
<p>Q. When did you sell them to him?</p>
<p>Wyman. I sold one parcel the 12th day, and told him I would get him some more.</p>
<p>Q. What did you sell the first parcel for?</p>
<p>Wyman. I sold the first seven sets, but we had not agreed, some he was to give 3 s. 6 d. and some 3 s. 9 d. per set. I received a guinea of him in part, we were to agree on that the next time we met. I was in a hurry, and could not stay.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever deal with him before?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I never did.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to deliver them without making an absolute bargain ?</p>
<p>Wyman. I took them with me, it being in my way, and I could not stay, so he gave me a guinea then in part.</p>
<p>Q. Was this the same day that you bought them?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, it was the day after but one; I bought them the 9th, and sold them the 12th.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with them between the 9th and the 12th.</p>
<p>Wyman. I locked them up in my box, in the room where I lay.</p>
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<p>Wyman. No, I did not, but carried them directly to my box.</p>
<p>Q. When did you sell the rest?</p>
<p>Wyman. I sold them a day or two afterwards; I cannot truly say which day that was he bought the five sets.</p>
<p>Q. For how much did you sell them?</p>
<p>Wyman. Mr. Briner was not within when I carried them, and I left them with his wife.</p>
<p>Q. Did you leave any word with her when you left them?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I did not, but told her I would call again when he was at home.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever call?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I did not, so I never had any thing for them.</p>
<p>Counsel for prisoner. Did Mr. Briner ever receive of you any cups or saucers, knowing them to have been stolen?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, never, he had no reason to suspect I stole any.</p>
<p>C. for prisoner. Did you steal any of them?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, I did not, I never wronged my master of any thing.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you known him?</p>
<p>Wyman. I have known him this two years or better.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you live before you lived with Mr. Vere?</p>
<p>Wyman. I lived with a silversmith before near Temple-bar.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner know that you lived with Mr. Vere at the time he bought these things of you?</p>
<p>Wyman. He did know that.</p>
<p>Q. Did he ask you any questions when he bought the first parcel of you?</p>
<p>Wyman. No, he only asked me who I bought them of; and I said of a sailor's wife.</p>
<p>Mr. Vere. This evidence confess'd the taking these cups and saucers, and owned they were my property, after he was detected, before abundance of witnesses, that I could produce.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of your own knowledge about it, besides his confession of the prisoner's receiving the goods, knowing them to have been stolen?</p>
<p>Vere. The cups and saucers were found in the prisoner's house. We had a constable and a search warrant to search his house, from justice Fielding. The evidence, Wyman, went along with us, and took down the china from the different shelves in th e shop, and said it was my property.</p>
<p>Q. What is the constable's name?</p>
<p>Vere. His name is
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<interp inst="t17580913-9-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had a warrant to search the house of the prisoner, in Clare-market; he was not at home, we found those cups and saucers on different shelves in the shop; (producing the China mentioned in the indictment.)</p>
<p>Q. Who found them ?</p>
<p>Smith. The evidence Wyman went to the shelves and took them down, and said they were Mr. Vere's property.</p>
<p>Vere. These are of the same patterns and kinds that I have a great number of; I cannot swear to the identity of them, for any other of the trade may have of the same patterns; I have nothing to go by, but the confession of Wyman.</p>
<p>Court. A confession out of court will not go beyond what he swears in court.</p>
<p>Vere. The prisoner own'd he had bought several sets of china of my servant, and that those he bought of him, and he gave him a guinea for the first seven sets; that the five sets were brought afterwards, which he had not paid him for. Before justice Sydenham he said he did not know that Wyman was my servant, but that he knew he lived with a china-man, but did not know with whom; he afterwards said otherwise, he said he thought by the price that they could not be honestly come by, and he had an intention of coming to me, to acquaint me with it. The second time of examination he said he did not know how he came by the five sets, that he found them in his shop. I asked him what day, he said he believed the Friday or Saturday; this was over night, when examined the next morning, he said he found them on the Friday morning on a bulk.</p>
<p>Q. What is the value of those seven sets of cups and saucers?</p>
<p>Vear. They cost me on an average about 4 s. 6 d. a set.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I am innocent of the affair; I bought them, but I did not know them to be stolen; I gave him a guinea in part for the first parcel; I was not at home when he brought the others.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you hear her examined?</p>
<p>Edwards. I did, she said they were none of her things, and that she knew nothing of them.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it lock'd ?</p>
<p>Evans. No, it was not. I ask'd her if they were her own, she said they were not, they were my master's property.</p>
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<p>Q. Did the prisoner say they were her own ?</p>
<p>Wood. No.</p>
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<p>268. (L.)
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<p>John Longden. I live in Thames-street; about the 13th of July last, the prisoner took about the quantity of a pound of indico, my property.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know he took it?</p>
<p>Longden. It was found upon him.</p>
<p>Q. What did he say for himself?</p>
<p>Longden. He said he wanted to dye a pair of stockings blue. I took him before Mr. alderman Chitty, there he confessed he took it. I have enquired since, and find he bears a good character.</p>
<p>Prisoner. It is the first offence I ever was guilty of in my life.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<p>Q. What is his general character?</p>
<p>Badder. He has a very good character.</p>
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<p>Q. Can you tell who rob'd you?</p>
<p>Taylor. The prisoner lived with me above twelve months, and some of the things were found upon him; the things that were in my pocket on the Saturday night, were in his pocket on the Sunday morning.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you go to bed on Saturday night ?</p>
<p>Taylor. At 12 o'clock; and arose at 7 in the morning.</p>
<p>Q. Was any part of your house broke open?</p>
<p>Taylor. My maid got up first; and came and told me that my cellar door, that was bolted with two bolts, was open; she told me she found my keys thrown about the cellar, and she brought them up to me. I told her I had put them into the till of my table, by my bed-side.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure you put them there?</p>
<p>Taylor. I am certain I did.</p>
<p>Q. Did you go to those several places that those keys lock'd?</p>
<p>Taylor. These were the keys of my cupboards, and places where I kept my liquors.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the key where your money was kept?</p>
<p>Taylor. It was in the bureau where I left my money. I double lock'd the bureau, and left the key in.</p>
<p>Q. Where was your bureau ?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175809130007"/>Taylor. It was at my bed's feet, in the room where I lie. When I came to look there, I found my lock spoiled and all my money gone.</p>
<p>Q. Was all this money mentioned in the indictment, in that bureau?</p>
<p>Taylor. It was. I had put some in when I went to bed.</p>
<p>Q. Did it appear to have been forced open?</p>
<p>Taylor. By pulling, the wood was forced, so that I was obliged to have the smith to mend it. My shoe buckles were in my shoes, and the teaspoons in my pocket at my bed's foot, and my ear-ring and little knife.</p>
<p>Q. When you missed all this money, what did you do ?</p>
<p>Taylor. I had some friends came in and desired me to advertise my loss. After it was advertised, there came a man out of Rosemary-lane, and said that this man at the bar came into his shop, and had a great deal of gold in his pocket; and he had bought all new cloaths, and changed his old ones, he did not name the prisoner, only described him; he had bought a shirt, and stockings, and other things.</p>
<p>Q. What day was this ?</p>
<p>Taylor. This was on the Monday morning about 10 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. How long had the prisoner been gone from your service?</p>
<p>Taylor. He had been gone about fourteen months.</p>
<p>Q. Did you guess it to be the prisoner?</p>
<p>Taylor. A neighbour stood by, and said it is your Jack that liv'd with you.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do upon that?</p>
<p>Taylor. The man said, I have got a knife and an ear-ring, which were in his pocket, I will fetch them, may be you may know them; he brought them to me, I knew them to be mine, and in my pocket on the Saturday night. Then my neighbours set out to see for the prisoner, they took him and carried him before justice Fielding; they searched him where they took him, on Saffron-hill, as they told me. They brought 22 l. and some half-pence, which they said they found upon him. I was at justice Fielding's with him, he said he found this money in the Fleet-market. I ask'd him where he found my buckles, he said along with it. He owned he changed the buckles and three tea-spoons, to buy a pair of buckles for himself. He said he was not in my house on the Saturday night after he went out at 9 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him in your house on Saturday night?</p>
<p>Taylor. I did. He would not confess at the justice's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person97" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at the crooked-billet, Rosemary-lane. I am a stocking-maker by trade; but I keep a little shop, and sell linen and other things. The prisoner at the bar came to my house to buy a shirt, and he bought also a pair of stockings, and a stock, on the 13th of last month about 9 or 10 o'clock; he had bought a hat of Mr. Boyce, and changed a three pound twelve to pay for it.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know that?</p>
<p>Linstead. Both the prisoner and Mr. Boyce told me so; and the prisoner owned the same before justice Fielding. He had bought a suit of cloaths of Mr. Johnson in Rosemary-lane; he had the cloaths on his back before the justice. Johnson is not here. After he had bought these cloaths he came to my house, and he went to be shaved, and left all his new cloaths in my house. He returned and shifted himself in my house; he went backwards and pulled out silver spoons, and a handful of broad pieces of gold, in the sight of a woman, who told me of it, the moment he went out. He said I have been five hours in this lane laying out money; I have received 40 l. and have taken 10 shillings in half-pence. Next morning I read the advertisement of Mrs. Taylor's losing 130 l. in St. Mary Ax; I went to her, and acquainted her with what I had observed. I describ'd the prisoner, and mentioning spoons, she said there were some spoons gone with the rest of the things. She and the servants said, sure it is not Jack, or
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person98" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Then I said I had all his old cloaths in my house, and an ear-ring and a knife, which I found in his breeches pocket. I went and fetch'd them; and she owned the knife and ear-ring immediately, and her servants said the same. He had put a pair of square silver buckles into his shoes; and when he was before justice Fielding he had a pair of round ones on.</p>
<p>Q. to Mrs. Taylor. What sort of buckles were yours ?</p>
<p>Taylor. They were square ones.</p>
<p>Linstead. I told the prisoner before the justice, they were not the buckles that he put in his shoes at my house; he said they were, a good while; but at last he owned that he had changed them and the spoons away to a silversmith, for a pair of new buckles. I went where he directed, and amongst a number of buckles, I picked them out.
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<p>Mrs. Taylor. These are my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am sixteen years of age next January. I am servant to the prosecutrix, the prisoner came in, and called for a penny-worth of beer on Saturday night about nine o'clock. I drew it, he followed me down the stairs, he went down one pair of stairs, and I another. Some time afterwards I went to draw some more beer, he was left below. I called to him thro' the door to know if he would have a candle; he staid there I believe ten minutes; he made an excuse to go to the little-house. He came up and drank his beer, and went away directly.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him afterwards ?</p>
<p>King. No, I did not. The next morning I told her he had been down in the cellar. There was a neighbour called to me, and said, Tom how came you to leave your cellar window open.</p>
<p>Q. Did you leave it open?</p>
<p>King. No, I did not. It was shut on Friday night.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutrix. Was there any lock to that cellar door?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. There were two large bolts.</p>
<p>Q. Was it bolted when you went to bed over night?</p>
<p>Prosecutrix. That I do not know.</p>
<p>Q. to King. Is this the cellar window that the prisoner went into?</p>
<p>King. It is.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person100" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to the prosecutrix, Mrs. Taylor; on the 13th of August, a Sunday morning, it was just half an hour after six o'clock in the morning, when I came down by the dial. I went down into the cellar; one has the necessary, the other the beer. Going to step into the necessary, I kicked something before me; I found it to be keys; I groped about being dark, I picked up some large and some small ones; I knew them to be my mistress's keys.</p>
<p>Q. Was that window bolted?</p>
<p>Draper. I am sure it was bolted on the Saturday; it is never opened but when the brewers come. As I was coming up out of the cellar, a neighbour called, and said your cellar window is open. I was afraid my mistress was murdered, and dared not go up for some time. I called her once or twice before she answered me. I went to the side on her bed, and told her I found her keys off the ring, and the cellar door open. She got up and missed her gold and things, and said I have lost all I had in the world. I put her things on, she was in such a flutter. I missed he buckles out of her shoes; after she was gone down she said she had some money in her pocket at the foot of the bed. I went up for it, and it was all gone. She had not a half-penny left in the house, neither gold, silver, or brass. On the Monday morning about 10 o'clock Mr. Linstead came, and asked my mistress if she had any suspicion of any body committing the robbery; he described the prisoner at the bar, we all said it was
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . He went and brought the ear-ring, and we knew it, our boy having found it in the tap-room the Tuesday before, and delivered it to my mistress; she said if any body owned it, they were to have it, if not it was her own; and she put into her pocket.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. What time did you see the cellar door fast?</p>
<p>Draper. On the Saturday between 12 and 1 o'clock. I found my mistress's chamber door open, and the lock was wrench'd.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person102" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (Produced three tea-spoons and a pair of square silver buckles.) On the 14th of August the prisoner came to our shop, and asked me to look at some buckles.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Smith. At the golden cup at Holborn-bridge. I shewed him some; he pitched on a pair, when he went to pay me he pulled out these, and asked me if I would take them in exchange.</p>
<p>Mrs. Taylor. These are my buckles, which were in my shoes when I went to bed; the spoons are mine, here is one of the fellows to them. (Producing one.)</p>
<p>Smith. I took these buckles in exchange. On the Thursday following there came Mr. Webb and Mr. Linstead to demand the buckles and spoons. I went with them to the justice's, the prisoner was gone to Newgate. Mrs. Taylor was gone, but she called on me another day, and owned the things.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person103" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Wine-merchant. On Tuesday we had intelligence that the prisoner had been seen on Saffron-hill, on Sunday and Monday. We got a warrant of justice Fielding. I and two other neighbours agreed to go. We took him about 11 o'clock. I searched him, and found nineteen guineas, four half-guineas, six pence,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175809130009"/> and three pence in half-pence, and a watch; (producing it.) I found several bills in his pocket, where he had been laying out money, to the amount of about 20 l. more, for household goods; I asked him how he came by the money, he said he could give a very good account of it before the justice; his mistress asked him how he could serve her so, who had been so good to him; he turned round and said, you cannot say I have hurt you. On the Thursday before the justice, when I asked him what he had done with the money; he said there was not above 70 l. part of which you have got, and part I laid out for the goods. I told him that did not amount to 70 l. he said he had spent some little, and some he had given to the girl that was with him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person104" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , Distiller. I am a neighbour to the prosecutrix, and went with the last evidence to apprehend the prisoner at the bar. I took an account of what was found upon him, in gold nineteen guineas, four half guineas, six pence, three pence, a silver watch, tradesmen's bills to the amount of 21 l. 9 s. 2 d. ++.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I found to the amount of upwards of 70 l. in the New-market; the buckles and tea-spoons.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-12-person105"> John Hine
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person105" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-12-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know the prisoner, he is about seventeen years of age; as far as I have hear d he is a very honest, and a very harmless lad; I always heard a good character of him.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see him flush of money?</p>
<p>Hine. No, never.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person106" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have know him this four years, he bears a very good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-12-person107" type="given" value="Peter"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-12-person107" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him almost seven years, I always heard a good character of him.</p>
<p>- Downs. I am his father; he is seventeen years old the nineteenth of May old stile.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-13-person115" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I had this gown from the prisoner, to pawn for her, I did to this young man, and brought the money to her.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I did give her that gown to pawn, but know nothing of the other things.</p>
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<p>Q. How did you find the rein of the bridle?</p>
<p>Davis. The rein was cut.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-14-person121" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Davis, I was sent to see for the mare, by my master, when she was lost; I came home again and could not find her. I was sent out with some medicines, and going along the road, I found the prisoner on the back of her.</p>
<p>Q. How far was this from the place where your master missed her?</p>
<p>Pettit. It was about half a mile distance.</p>
<p>Mr. Davis. She was lost from Mare-street Hackney, opposite Mr. Batcheldor's house.</p>
<p>Pettit. That is about half a mile distance from the place where I found her.</p>
<p>Q. Was the prisoner going towards London or the country?</p>
<p>Pettit. He was going towards the country, Essex or Hertfordshire; the bridle was cut and hung down. I told him I thought he rode in danger, as his bridle was under the horse's feet. I then did not know it was my master's mare. I went near to him, he said he would satisfy me if I would get him somebody to mend it; when I discovered the mare, I kept him in discourse till I got him to a publick house; there I got a person to assist me, and brought him and the mare to my master's house.</p>
<p>Q. What time was this?</p>
<p>Pettit. This was very near 10 o'clock at night, my master had been at home then about half an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Pettit. I never saw him before to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. What time was it when you missed the mare the last time?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I apprehend it was more than nine o'clock when I missed her. It was not more than half an hour till she was brought to me, with the prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>Pettit. When I got the prisoner to that publick house, and charged him with taking my master's mare; he gave the bridle a snatch and wanted to get away, and then he pretended to be very much in liquor.</p>
<p>Q. Was he in liquor?</p>
<p>Pettit. I really think he was not so much in liquor as he pretended to be; before Mr. Fielding he said he did not know how he came by the mare.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-14-person122" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going home the second Monday in August, I saw a man leading Mr. Davis's mare, I call'd to him to know what he was going to do with her; said he, I am leading her about. She having been taken from my door but the Saturday before, made me the more inquisitive about her. He led her from the foot way towards the road. I said to one Simpson that was with me, I fancy that man is going away with her. I ran after him, then he came back with the mare, and began to swear; and was very angry with me for troubling myself about it. Mr. Davis came out, and he held the mare while Mr. Davis mounted; and rode on, and the man followed him. Then I imagined he had come to call Mr. Davis to some patient. Mr. Simpson said to me when we first saw him, this is the man that served his time with Mr. Bosson.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-14-person123" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was going home at that time with Mr. Covey, when we came to Church-road at Hackney, about nine at night or half an hour after, we saw the prisoner at the bar walking Mr. Davis's horse down the road. Covey desired me to stop a little, and said that mare was stole from his door the Saturday before, he call'd to the prisoner, he returned again with the mare; as he pass'd by me, I said I believe I know the man, he served part of his time with a smith. He walk'd her into Church-road, there the prisoner began to abuse Mr. Covey. Mr. Davis soon came out, and mounted, and rode away. Then I told Mr. Covey, I knew that was the same person, which is the prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had been at Hackney all that afternoon, and was much in liquor; coming down Mare-street, I found the mare loose in the road. I took her by the bridle, and lead her down towards Church-street. I got past Mr. Davis's door; I did not know it was his mare, but when I was told it was his, I was going to bring her back again, and his servant stop'd me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-15-person128" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As I was going off the Change
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<p>Mr. Barnes. On the 29th of June, I saw this gentleman going off the Change, with another gentleman; the prisoner put his hand, or part of his hand into his pocket, and took it out and then put it into his own. I took the liberty to take Mr. Fenwick fast by the coat, and likewise the prisoner; I asked him if he had lost any thing, he after some little time, said he had lost his handkerchief; then I said, this man, (meaning the prisoner ) has got it. Soon after we saw it lying on the ground.</p>
<p>Q. Had the prisoner time enough to have taken it out of his pocket and drop it down, before you saw it on the ground?</p>
<p>Barnes. Yes, he had time enough to have dropped it and more, before I saw it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see it in his hand?</p>
<p>Barnes. No, he took his hand out of Mr. Fenwick's pocket, and put it in his own so quick, that I did not see any thing of it.</p>
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<p>I know nothing of it.</p>
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<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you he had found the keys?</p>
<p>Bradley. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he had seen a man come out of your shop?</p>
<p>Bradley. No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-16-person134" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman; on the 13th of August, after 11 o'clock I heard the cry, stop thief. I went and found this young man had the prisoner by the collar; we searched him and found thirteen keys in his pockets and breeches.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>When I was near that door making water, a man rush'd out; I heard something fall, I took them up, and found them to be keys. Just as I was at the door, that witness came and asked me what business I had there, and took me to the watch-house.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>Q. Where does his estate lie?</p>
<p>Brown. I believe near Kingston in Surry.</p>
<p>Q. What business do you think he could have with all these keys in his pocket?</p>
<p>Brown. I do not know.</p>
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<p>Mr. Weatherly. I live in the house where the prisoner does; I have known him fifteen years, he has received Mrs. Davis's rents for her for years. I have been at Kingston, and on my oath know he has an estate there. I have been with him when he has served ejectments there on his tenants.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175809130012"/>Mr. Cheesman. I have known him fourteen years, he is a very honest man.</p>
<p>Mr. Cooper. I have known him six or seven years, there is not a soberer man on earth.</p>
<p>Mr. Dixon. I have known him about three years, he bears a very good character.</p>
<p>Q. to Bradley. Is the prisoner the man that you saw coming out of the shop that night ?</p>
<p>Bradley. I saw him open the door, when he was in the shop, and I spoke to him when he was in it, or as he was coming out.</p>
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<p>276. (M.)
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<p>Q. Where did the handkerchiefs lie?</p>
<p>Graham. They lay in the window under the shew-board, with another parcel, three in a piece.</p>
<p>Q. How near the window was she?</p>
<p>Graham. She was standing by the compter, close to the window.</p>
<p>Q. How near was you to her?</p>
<p>Graham. I was on the other side the compter, close to the window; I looked at her at the time.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see her take the handkerchiefs?</p>
<p>Graham. No, but I saw her put down her apron, and I missed the handkerchiefs directly; I asked my sister, that waits in the shop, after the handkerchiefs. she said she had not seen them; then I asked another gentlewoman that stood near the prisoner, she said she knew nothing of them. I was not willing to charge the prisoner with them till I was sure. She said, Mistress, do you think that I have got them. I pulled her apron back, and saw the corner of one; then I said I believe you have got them; upon which she took them from out of her apron, and flung them at me, and d - d, and called me names; (the handkerchiefs produced in the court and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Q. When had you seen them before?</p>
<p>Graham. I had been shewing them to a customer not five minutes before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-19-person159" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was in the shop at the time, I did not see the prisoner take the handkerchiefs, but I saw her take them from her apron. Mrs. Graham asked her after them, the prisoner said, are these your handkerchiefs, d - n you, you bitch, and flung them at her. Mrs. Graham had called to her husband, who was above; she took up the handkerchiefs, and laid them on the compter; the prisoner ran out of the shop, but was soon taken, and brought in again: then she went on her knees, and said it was the first fault she ever did.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I was coming home, and went into this shop to buy a stomacher, and brushing against the things, the handkerchiefs fell down; the woman said she missed her handkerchiefs, I look'd down, and saw them lying on the ground; I stooped down, and took them up, and gave them to her.</p>
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<p>There was another indictment against her for a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17580913-20-defend161 t17580913-20-deflabel96"/> at work for me, the prisoner at the bar was one, and the evidence the other. On the 12th of August they went through an entry to go into the yard, where they worked, and the door into the kitchen opens out of the entry. In the kitchen, by the side of the chimney, hung my watch. After dinner I went out, and left the watch hanging there. Some time after, my maid came and told me the sawyers were gone from work, and that the watch was missing. I went home, and found it as she said; they came again just at dark; I asked them where they had been, they said to see the soldiers muster; (the two sawyers are
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<p>Q. Did the prisoner hear this confession?</p>
<p>Berry. No, he was not present at the time.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner confess any thing?</p>
<p>Berry. No, he did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find the watch where the evidence said it was pawn'd?</p>
<p>Berry. I did, it was pawn'd for a guinea. (Produced in court and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-20-person165" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Brown, a pawnbroker on Snow-hill; on the 12th of August, in the afternoon, the prisoner at the bar brought this watch to me, and asked a guinea upon it; he said it was his own, I lent it him.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the afternoon was it that he brought it?</p>
<p>Rochfort. It was about six in the evening.</p>
<p>Q. Did he tell you where he liv'd?</p>
<p>Rochfort. He said he liv'd opposite to the three cups in Bishopsgate-street.</p>
<p>Q. Was any body with him?</p>
<p>Rochfort. No, he came alone.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Had you any acquaintance with the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Rochfort. No, I had not.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen him since?</p>
<p>Rochfort. I saw him at the justice's since.</p>
<p>Q. Was he dressed in his regimentals when he brought it?</p>
<p>Rochfort. No, he was not.</p>
<p>Q. How was he dressed?</p>
<p>Rochfort. He was dressed in a brown waistcoat.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-20-person166" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am servant to the prosecutor. This watch (taking it in her hand) is the property of my master; it was lost on the 12th of August, between the hours of two and three; the prisoner and evidence worked at sawing for my master, they had been there that morning, till about eleven o'clock; they both came back again, between the hours of two and three, and went into the yard to their saw-pit, they soon came out of the yard through the entry.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see them?</p>
<p>Owen. No, I was up stairs, I saw them through the window go to the saw-pit, and when they came to go through the entry, I called, who is there, the prisoner said, when in the entry, he was going to get a pint of beer: I saw my master's watch hang up in the kitchen, which is near the entry, just before I went up stairs?</p>
<p>Q. Where was the milk-pot?</p>
<p>Owen. That was standing on a little table; I came down stairs in less than a quarter of an hour, and the watch was gone; I went to my master and told him of it.</p>
<p>Q. Was the kitchen door open or shut when you went up stairs?</p>
<p>Owen. It was wide open.</p>
<p>Q. Could they see the watch hanging in the kitchen as they passed through the entry?</p>
<p>Owen. They might easily see it.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Was it the usual way of going into the yard to go through the entry?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175809130014"/>Owen. It was.</p>
<p>Q. How long was you up stairs?</p>
<p>Owen. Not above a quarter of an hour.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know whether the prisoner went into that room?</p>
<p>Owen. I cannot tell that.</p>
<p>Q. How do you know this watch from any other?</p>
<p>Owen. It has a brass chain, and I used to wind it up every day.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-20-person167" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at work along with the prisoner, for the prosecutor; we went out for a pint of beer, between eleven and twelve, and returned to our work about one.</p>
<p>Q. When was this ?</p>
<p>Haines. This was about a month ago, on a Saturday; my master was not at home, we did not go to work; we went to go out of the yard, and when in the entry, the maid asked us who was there; we said the sawyers; we took the watch from off the nail by the fire-side in the kitchen.</p>
<p>Q. Which of you took it?</p>
<p>Haines. Gee took it.</p>
<p>Q. Where was you at the time?</p>
<p>Haines. I was in the entry.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the milk-pot?</p>
<p>Haines. I did, after he had taken it.</p>
<p>Q. Had he and you consulted about this thing before?</p>
<p>Haines. We had, he told me four or five days before, he would willingly take the watch. I was very to be concerned at first, but at last I did consent to it.</p>
<p>Q. Was the door open or shut when the prisoner took the watch?</p>
<p>Haines. It was open; that door used to stand open, and we had seen the watch several times before. After we had taken the watch, we went and pawn'd it on Snow-hill for a guinea.</p>
<p>Q. Who pawn'd it?</p>
<p>Haines. Gee pawn'd it</p>
<p>Q. Had you any share of the money?</p>
<p>Haines. I had.</p>
<p>Q. What did you do with the milk-pot?</p>
<p>Haines. We sold it to a Jew, after Gee had stamped upon it, the same day.</p>
<p>Q. Where does the Jew live?</p>
<p>Haines. I do not know, I never saw him before, neither do I know where we found him; we went from Snow-hill to him, it was in an open place near Tower-hill.</p>
<p>Q. What is the Jew's name?</p>
<p>Haines. I do not know.</p>
<p>Q. What did you sell it for?</p>
<p>Haines. For 11 s. 6 d.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>What he swears against me, I know no more of than the child unborn.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
<p>Captain Wilson. The prisoner belongs to my company; I have known him about two years, he has behaved remarkably well; I never heand him suspected, he bears as good a character as any in the company.</p>
<p>- Dunman. I am a serjeant in the same company to which the prisoner belongs, he has been in the regiment three years next November, we never had cause to suspect him to be guilty of theft, or neglect of duty. He has been trusted in the barracks with our knapsacks, we never missed anything after him; the evidence Haines acknowledged before the justice that he himself took the milk-pot.</p>
<p>- Hinemarsh. I am likewise a serjeant in the same company, I have known him from his first inlisting.</p>
<p>Q. What is his general character?</p>
<p>Hinemarsh. He has an extraordinary good character, our cloaths use to hang up in the barracks, and he has been trusted there, and we never missed any thing.</p>
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Ledger. I am a cabinet-maker, he worked for me five years, to my knowledge he never wronged me of any thing; I never heard to the contrary but that he was an honest man till now.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-20-person169"> Joseph Sanders
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<interp inst="t17580913-20-person169" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-20-person169" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him five years, he has a very good character, I always thought him an honest man. I keep a public house, he has had opportunities to take my plate out of my bar, but I never suspected him, or missed any thing.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-20-person170" type="given" value="Francis"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-20-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him seven years, he has lived in ready-furnished lodgings of mine, I never knew no ill of him till this affair.</p>
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<p>Q. Did he lodge in your house?</p>
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<p>Q. In what did you employ him?</p>
<persName id="t17580913-21-person180"> John Russel
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person180" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . He was employ'd in labouring business, in my way, where we make our soap. We miss'd the money laid in the indictment on Thursday morning, about 9 or 10 o'clock, the 20th of July.</p>
<p>Q. Give an account what pieces?</p>
<persName id="t17580913-21-person181"> John Russel
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person181" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . There were 21 guineas, 4 half guineas, six 36 s. pieces, one moidore, and, I think, two 6 and 9 s. pieces, and a six-pence: in the whole 37 l. all in gold, but one six pence; the rest were halfpences.</p>
<p>Q. Where was this money missing from?</p>
<p>John Russel. It was missing from out of my desk in the compting-house, which is in my dwelling-house.</p>
<p>Q. Was the desk lock'd?</p>
<persName id="t17580913-21-person182"> John Russel
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person182" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-21-person182" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I think it was.</p>
<p>Q. Was the compting-house-door lock'd?</p>
<persName id="t17580913-21-person183"> John Russel
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person183" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-21-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . No, it was not.</p>
<p>Q. When did you see this money last?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person184" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-21-person184" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . We put it in just a little before dark.</p>
<p>Q. Did you miss it first?</p>
<p>John Russel. No, son missed it first; his name is George. We apprehended it to be done by some body-belonging to us; we saw the appearance of a knife being put into the desk, to force it open: the prisoner being suspected, we borrowed his knife of him, and compared it to the marks on the desk, and they seem'd to agree; then we had his lodgings search'd, and the money was found, and brought to me; there were some halfpences missing. They brought it in the same bag that we put it in.</p>
<p>Q. Who searched the lodgings?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner was taken before justice Fielding, the money was produc'd; the justice asked him, whose money it was? he said, it was my property; he also owned the taking of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person188" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was present when this money was put into the desk; I told it out, and put it there. There was the same quantity that my father speaks of. On the Thursday morning I found the desk open, and missed the money; I observed the desk to be cut with a knife, I borrowed the prisoner's knife, and found it to fit the place; then I sent my brother and another person to search his lodging; they went, and soon returned with the money; after that, we sent for an officer and charged him. He said, he found the gates open that go into our work-house, and came in, and so to the counting-house, between 11 and 12 at night: he tried to cut a hole, but, in trying, found it loose; so he thought it was easier to break the lock, than cut a hole; so he broke it open, and took the money, and carried it to his lodgings, and went to bed, and the next morning he came to work.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person190" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , in searching the prisoner's lodging; we found the bag of gold on the tester of the bed, and a handkerchief of halfpence. (Produced in court.)</p>
<persName id="t17580913-21-person191"> John Russel
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person191" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This bag that the gold is in is the very bag that the gold was in when in our desk, our property.</p>
<p>Thorn. In this bag are the same pieces of money that Mr. Russel had mentioned to have been taken away, before we found it. I asked the prisoner, whether he did it, and how he could be guilty of such a thing to so good a master? He said, it is the first offence that ever I did; that he would have cut a hole through the desk, but finding the lock loose, he broke it open</p>
<persName id="t17580913-21-person192"> James Russel
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person192" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was along with the last witness at the finding of this money in the prisoner's lodging, on the tester of his bed.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person193" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the prisoner confess, that he went into the compting-house about 11 o'clock, but could not tell the time to half an hour, and took the money.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-21-person194" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I examined the prisoner, and asked him, if that money was his master's property? He said, it was; he said, he came in at night through the great gates into the house.</p>
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<p>Q. When?</p>
<p>Holmes. The very last day of July.</p>
<p>Q. Was she your servant?</p>
<p>Holmes. Her husband had turn'd her out of doors, and my wife took her in.</p>
<p>Q. When did you deliver the cloth to her?</p>
<p>Holmes. I delivered it the 31st of July; there was 7 yards of it, and she left me but two; she was gone also; and when I came home from my work, she had taken away the key, I was forced to break the door open; I have but one room.</p>
<p>Q. Where was your wife?</p>
<p>Holmes. My wife had been abroad, three weeks before; she was at her sister's.</p>
<p>Q. How came your wife to go out, and leave this woman with you?</p>
<p>Holmes. By her transgression, in pawning my tools.</p>
<p>Q. How many beds have you got?</p>
<p>Holmes. We have no more than one.</p>
<p>Q. Where did the prisoner lie?</p>
<p>Holmes. She did not lie with me.</p>
<p>Q. How then?</p>
<p>Holmes. She sat up.</p>
<p>Q. How long had she been with you?</p>
<p>Holmes. Three weeks.</p>
<p>Q. Did she sit up in your room the whole three weeks?</p>
<p>Holmes. Yes. I was two days after her before I could find her; she had pawn'd the cloth to two different pawn-brokers, one lives in Silver-street, the other near Golden-square.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you send her to pawn the cloaths?</p>
<p>Holmes. No; I did not.</p>
<p>Q. Did she never pawn things for you by your direction?</p>
<p>Holmes. No.</p>
<p>Q. Why did not you send the cloth to your wife, for her to make your shirts?</p>
<p>Holmes. She would not make them. When the prisoner was before the Justice, she said, she intended to have brought the cloth again; but she pawned one part one day, and the other another day, which was no good sign of returning them.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-22-person200"> George Mure
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<interp inst="t17580913-22-person200" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawn-broker; the prisoner at the bar pledged two yards and a half of cloth with me, on the 21st of July; she told me, the cloth was her husband's, and that she lived in bell-yard.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Mure. I live in Queen-street, Oxford-road.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-22-person201"> Daniel Wood
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<interp inst="t17580913-22-person201" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawn-broker, I live in Silver-street Golden-square; the prisoner pawned a piece of cloth with me, on the 1st of August, for 2 s. I believe there is about 2 ells of it; she said it was her own, to make a shift body for herself. The prosecutor has been, and had it out of my custody about a month ago. (The prosecutor produced the two pieces, and deposed to them both as his property.)</p>
<p>Q. How do you know this cloth to be yours?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The two pawn-brokers told me it was the same that the prisoner pawned to them; and if so, it is the same that I delivered to her.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I lodged at this man's house, he beat his wife so that she would not come nigh him; I would not let him know where his wife was gone, so he has done this out of spite; he gave me the cloth to pawn for him.</p>
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<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
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<p>Q. Did you miss any silver?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-23-person208" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Cafe, I know nothing of the prisoner's taking the silver; but, by his own confession, he said he took it out of the wind-hole; that is a place where we melt our silver; he had been our porter.</p>
<p>Mr. Stowers. I sell silver buckles and other things. The prisoner came to my shop, to sell some melted silver in a lump; I asked him where he lived? he said with the duke of Bedford; I asked him, how he came by this silver? he said, he was one of the watchmen, and he found it in sifting the cinders: I asked him, why he did not acquaint the steward with it? he said he told the men in the garden of it, but they did not know of such a thing: I bid him leave it till the afternoon, and then I would let him know the value of it; he came accordingly, I gave him 7 s. for it: he proposed to bring me more, saying, he believed there was more in the dirt. On the Tuesday following he brought two ounces more; I desired him to leave it, and I would weigh it; I bid him call again in the afternoon. When he was gone, I went to justice Welch, and we went to the duke of Bedford's; the steward said, he did not know such a man. The prisoner came the next morning to my shop, and then we stopt him I search'd his pocket, and found a letter in it directed to him at Mr. Cafe's, in Gutter-lane: he deliver'd me the key of his box, and said it was at the brown bear; there I went, and found 8 ounces more. There is in the whole 12 ounces 4 penny weight of it. (The silver produced in court.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I pick'd it out of the ashes in the cellar, I thought it was pewter hardened, or dross.</p>
<p>To his character.</p>
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<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did not you suspect one Malone to have taken this watch?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person219" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am a pawn-broker; this watch (producing one) was brought to me to pawn, by one Randall; I suspected it to be workmens work for some master, so I stop'd it on suspicion: I asked Randall. where, or of whom she had it? she said, that
<persName id="t17580913-24-person220"> Catherine Folliott
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person220" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> gave it her to pawn. I desired her to go and fetch the prisoner, she went and brought her; she owned the gave it Randall to pawn. I stop'd the watch, and advertised it the next day. Mr. Philips came and gave such proof of it, that I made no doubt of its belonging to him.</p>
<p>Q. How did the prisoner say she came by it?</p>
<p>M. Morgan. She said, she found it in a rag upon the stairs.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person221" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner at the bar brought this watch to me and said, her spouse and she had had a few words, and she desired me to pawn the watch.</p>
<p>Q Did she tell you where to pawn it?</p>
<persName id="t17580913-24-person222"> Anne Randall
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person222" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . She directed me to go to Mrs. Morgan's with it; when I came there, Mrs. Morgan said, Randall where did you get this? I said I had it of
<persName id="t17580913-24-person223"> Catherine Folliott
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person223" type="given" value="Catherine"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-24-person223" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; she sent me for her, and I went and brought her, and she told Mrs. Morgan, that she found it upon the stairs in a rag. (The watch produced in court, and deposed to by Philips as his master, Mr. Rivers's property.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. What time did you miss the watch?</p>
<p>Philips. On the first of July, near twelve in the day.</p>
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<p>On that day, being Saturday, an acquaintance of mine sent for me. I went to her, and was with her from ten till three in the afternoon. The man is a weaver, and she was sick; he has an hour-glass to watch his time by, he told me it was ten o'clock when I went in. When I came home I went into the prosecutor's room, before I went up to my own; he said, Kitty I have had a lost; I said what is that, he said, my watch; but I know well who has it; there was none in the room but
<persName id="t17580913-24-person224"> Jack Malone
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; then I said to be sure he will give it you; he said whenever he found the watch, if he could get a Tyburn ticket he would, and cant him over the water. The woman is come from out of a sick bed to give evidence for me.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-24-person225"> Patrick Dowds
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person225" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner about twelve years, I am an intimate acquaintance of hers.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Dowds. I live in Spital-fields, and Brick-lane.</p>
<p>Q. What countryman ?</p>
<p>Dowds. I am an Irishman; the prisoner very often paid me visits.</p>
<p>Q. Is she of any business?</p>
<p>Dowds. She has at the time past been a servant; but now she and her husband keep a room together.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know any thing of her in June last?</p>
<p>Dowds. I cannot tell, I took no particular account of any day; on the first of July I saw her about nine in the morning, she was with me that day from the hour of nine in the morning, till three in the afternoon.</p>
<p>Q. How did she employ her self that time?</p>
<p>Dowds. In taking care of my wife, she was taken very ill of the cholick.</p>
<p>Q. Did you send for her ?</p>
<p>Dowds. No, I did not; she came in by chance.</p>
<p>Q. Can you name any day that she came to your house in the month of June?</p>
<p>Dowds. She might come in the month of June, but I did not take particular notice of it.</p>
<p>Q. Did she dine with you?</p>
<p>Dowds. Suppose I had nothing to eat myself.</p>
<p>Q. You can tell whether she dined with you or not ?</p>
<p>Dowds. She had nothing all day.</p>
<p>Q. Tell any other particular day, on which she paid you a visit ?</p>
<p>Dowds. I have no occasion to say any other day than the day you ask me. I have no more to say.</p>
<p>Mr. Recorder. But I have something more to say to you. Name some day when she did dine with you.</p>
<p>Dowds. She dined with me on Easter Sunday.</p>
<p>Q. What for dinner ?</p>
<p>Dowds. She came about ten in the morning, and brought a good leg of mutton with her to make herself welcome; and staid till about ten at night.</p>
<p>Q. Do you recollect any other time?</p>
<p>Dowds. To make the thing particular, she took a Patrick's pot with me on St. Patrick's day. I have no more to say, these two days are so remarkable, I could not forget them.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to remember the first of July particularly ?</p>
<p>Dowds. I paid the king's tax that morning, and I took care to remember the day of the month on that account, I think I had a very good reason to remember it.</p>
<p>Q. Where is that receipt, have you it here?</p>
<p>Dowds. No, I have not; if I thought I should be asked about it, I would have brought it.</p>
<p>Q. Whether you was not desired by any person to remember that Saturday to distinguish it from all other days?</p>
<p>Dowds. No, I was not; no one asked me.</p>
<p>Q. Has not the prisoner desired you to remember where you was that day?</p>
<p>Dowds. No, she never did.</p>
<p>[His wife having been put out of court while he was examined; was now brought in and sworn.]</p>
<persName id="t17580913-24-person226"> Mary Dowds
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person226" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the last evidence, I have known the prisoner ever since she was a little child.</p>
<p>Q. How long may your husband have known her?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. He could not have known her so long as I; I cannot justly tell.</p>
<p>Q. May he have known her more than seven years?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I do not know but he may.</p>
<p>Q. Has he known her ten years?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I do not know but he may.</p>
<p>Q. Has he known her twenty years ?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I cannot tell; he has known her fifteen or sixteen.</p>
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<p>M. Dowds. I was acquainted with her first.</p>
<p>Q. Where?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. In Ireland.</p>
<p>Q. Who came to England first?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. She was here a good while before I came.</p>
<p>Q. Did she often make you visits?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. She comes now and then.</p>
<p>Q. Can you recollect any particular day when she came to see you?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I am no scholar, to the best of my knowledge it was in June, when I was sick and she came to see me.</p>
<p>Q. What time in June?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I can't tell the day of the month.</p>
<p>Q. Was it in the beginning of June, or the latter end?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I can't tell.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see her in July last?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. That is the month before, I believe, never saw her in the month of July.</p>
<p>Court. July is the month after June.</p>
<p>M. Dowds. To the best of my knowledge it was in the month of July; but I cannot account in particular for the month. She came when I was sick.</p>
<p>Q. How long did she stay?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. She came about nine in the morning and staid till towards three.</p>
<p>Q. Has she been at your house since?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. No, that was the last time.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen her since?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. No, I have not.</p>
<p>Q. What did you give her to eat when she came to see you?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I gave her such as I had.</p>
<p>Q. What had you for dinner ?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I can't account for that now.</p>
<p>Q. Can you recollect whether you had a dinner that day?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. We must have some sort, but I cannot justly tell what.</p>
<p>Q. Did you treat her with something to drink?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. The time she was with us we had some drink and victuals both; but to tell punctually I cannot. I know we had both.</p>
<p>Q. Can you tell which month it was, June or July?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. To the best of my knowledge it was July.</p>
<p>Q. What time of July, the middle, the latter end, or when?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. I can't tell which it was.</p>
<p>Q. Was you ever desired to recollect yourself what day it was that she staid from nine till three?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. No.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be so particular to the hours?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. We are obliged to observe the hour by reason of the work folks, that work for us.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make observations of the time she staid at any other time that she came?</p>
<p>M. Dowds. No, none but this.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I know Mr. Philips's room door was left open that day the watch was lost.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-24-person228"> William Speed
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person228" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-24-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My master ordered me to fetch a pot of beer, and in the mean time the watch was missing; it was judged that
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<persName id="t17580913-24-person230"> Elizabeth Bready
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person230" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I knew the prisoner nine or ten years ago; she was a woman that made a very great appearance.</p>
<p>Q. Have you known her of late?</p>
<p>Bready. I have very much.</p>
<p>Q. How does she get her livelihood?</p>
<p>Bready. She told me that since the death of her husband, she went to service.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who she lived with in service?</p>
<p>Bready. No, I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Bready. I keep a publick-house in Sherborn-lane in the city.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person231" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner fourteen years, she has lived very sober and very honest in her husband's time; he was an attorney, and lived in the Temple, near Fetter-lane; since he has been dead she has gone to service.</p>
<p>Q. Have you seen her lately?</p>
<p>Smith. I cannot say I have seen her within this three months past.</p>
<p>Smith. Can you tell how she has got her livelihood this twelve months last past ?</p>
<p>Smith. No, I cannot.</p>
<p>Mr. Plunket. I have known her five years; I knew her parents, they lived in Dublin, I know nothing of her, only that her relations are very honest people.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-24-person232"> Daniel Dukes
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<interp inst="t17580913-24-person232" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner about three years, I never heard to the contrary but that her character was extraordinary, I have supported her whenever she was out of place.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="175809130020"/>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Dukes. I am a shoemaker, if she was under any distress to pawn her cloaths, I have redeemed them; her prosecutor is sensible I maintained her, when she was out of place.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Dowds and his wife?</p>
<p>Dukes. I have known them about two years, he is a journeyman weaver, and keeps looms for men to work in, at so much per week, he has lived four years in credit.</p>
<p>Court. He says he goes without a dinner sometimes.</p>
<p>Dukes. Many weavers do.</p>
<p>Q. What countryman are you?</p>
<p>Dukes. I was born in Dublin.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you been in England?</p>
<p>Dukes. I have been here in London twenty years; I have worked for Mr. Welch, at the ship in Cornhill, eight years.</p>
<p>Q. Are you a married man?</p>
<p>Dukes. No, I am not.</p>
<p>Philips. This man went for the prisoner's husband, and she lives with him.</p>
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<p>Elizabeth Bradshaw. My husband's name is
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<interp inst="t17580913-25-person237" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 20th of February last the prisoner came into our shop, to buy a pair of gloves, he fix'd upon a pair at a shilling price; then he flung down a guinea, and desired me to give him change; I gave him half a guinea, and laid down 18 s. in silver on the counter, and was telling out his proper change; he took up some silver, and then flung down my half guinea and part of the silver, and took up his own guinea, and away he went, and said he would send for the gloves. When I came to tell my silver over, I found but 15 shillings; so I am certain he took away 3 s. with him. He was taken up for defrauding a young man, and as they brought him by my door I knew him again.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
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<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of what the woman says; I never saw her in my life before.</p>
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<p>283. (M.)
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<p>James Fitzgerald. I live in St. Gyles's; I lost the things mentioned in the indictment, (mentioning them all with the value of each.) When the prisoner was taken up, she had the cloak, cap, and ribbon on; I took her before justice Welch, there she confess'd the goods to be my property; I have got the cloak again: she told me, if I would forgive her she would tell me where the rest of the things were.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. What sort of a house do you keep?</p>
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17580913-26-victim242 t17580913-26-viclabel130"/>.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. What sort of lodgers?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-26-person244" type="given" value="James"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-26-person244" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Very honest lodgers for what I know.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. Did not you lend me these things to put on, to go out to pick up young fellows?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-26-person245" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . No.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-26-person246" type="given" value="Margaret"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-26-person246" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner come out at the next door where I lodge with a bundle in her lap, and the cloak on her back.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you lodge?</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-26-person247" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . At the next door to the prosecutor.</p>
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<p>284. (L.)
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<p>Q. What do you value it at?</p>
<p>Manning. I value it at 8 l.</p>
<p>Q. Why do you charge the prisoner?</p>
<p>Manning. That afternoon she was at my house; but I cannot of my own knowledge say she took it.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever see it again?</p>
<p>Manning. Mr. Abrahams stopped it, and has it now in court.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-27-person252" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watch-maker, the prisoner came to my house yesterday was sen'night and asked me if I would buy a tankard, she producing it in this condition. I asked her how she came by it; she told me her sister found it at the fire in White-chapel. (He produced a tankard that had been in a fire, and part of the lid melted.) I looked over the goldsmith's-hall bills, and found by the descriptions on the tankard, that it belong'd to Mr. Manning.</p>
<p>Q. to Manning. Look at that tankard?</p>
<p>Manning. ( Takes it in his hand.) This is my property; here is my name and arms upon it. I have not had it above three or four years.</p>
<p>Q. to Abrahams. How long ago is it since the fire in White-chapel?</p>
<p>Abrahams. It is about a year ago; I shew'd the prisoner the bill and told her the tankard belong'd to a person in petticoat-lane, said she, pray send for Mr. Manning, naming his name, before I mentioned it. I charged a constable with her and went to Mr. Manning; she insisted upon it, another woman gave it her, and she was to have a shilling for selling it, she would not confess she took it from Mr. Manning's house.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I went down by St. Mary-ax to see for my husband, and then to Duke's-place; a woman met me and said to me will you go into that watchmaker's shop, and ask him if he buys plate; I went in and asked, and he said he did, I went out and told her; she said she should be obliged to me if I would go in and sell this tankard for her, and she would hold my child for me the while. I carried it in, and said the woman asked 4 s. an ounce, or to leave it to his own option to give her what he would; then he sent for a constable, I said pray do not charge me, I'll carry you to the woman that owns it, the people said they saw the woman ran away.</p>
<p>To her character.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-27-person253"> Marmaduke Lovet
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<interp inst="t17580913-27-person253" type="given" value="Marmaduke"/>
<interp inst="t17580913-27-person253" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a taylor by trade, I have known the prisoner about five years.</p>
<p>Q. What is her general character?</p>
<p>Lovet. I never knew but that the woman was a very honest woman; she has done business for me and never wrong'd me.</p>
<persName id="t17580913-27-person254"> Elizabeth White
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<interp inst="t17580913-27-person254" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
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<persName id="t17580913-27-person255"> Mary Colenot
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<interp inst="t17580913-27-person255" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner has liv'd with me two years, I never heard any thing but what she was an honest sober woman; I take in washing and have left her in the house with a great deal of linen; s he never wronged me of any thing.</p>
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<p>285. (L.)
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<p>Q. Where was it taken from?</p>
<p>Fincholmes. It hung over my chimney.</p>
<p>Q. Did you ever find it again?</p>
<p>Fincholmes. Mr. Abrahams has got the guts of it, and a silversmith the cases; it is all found again but the dial-plate.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-28-person260" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . (Produced the guts of a watch.) On the 13th of July last, this woman at the bar and another, came to my shop and produced this guts of a watch; the prisoner offered it and asked a crown for it. She said she found it in the Strand I saw it had been very ill used; I sent for a constable and carried them before the sitting alderman; they were sent back four different times, and at the fourth time the prisoner made a confession that she had offered the silver part of it to Mr. Douson on Holborn-hill; we went there and found the cases, they answered to the movement; then she acknowledged she stole the watch out of the prosecutor's house, and beg'd for mercy; after she was committed I advertised it, and by that means the prosecutor found me.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Is this movement yours?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. It is my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-28-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . ( Produces a pair of cases.) Here is all the silver that belongs to the watch, except the rim that holds the glass, and the dial-plate; this woman came to our shop on the 13th of July, and asked me if I would buy them, she said she found them at the end of Leather-lane, Holborn; she asked the value of them, I saw they were bruised. I suspected she did not come honestly by them, so I stoped them. She said she would call again, and did, but I was not at home; so I never saw her after till she was taken up.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Look at these silver cases ?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. These are the cases belonging to my watch that I lost.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. Did not you see a person waiting for me at the end of Shoe-lane?</p>
<p>Smith. I did see a person there, but I did not suspect any body when she offered it me, but afterwards I recollected I saw a person there.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I had it of a young woman, and did not know that it was stole.</p>
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<p>Robert Gibson. I live in Leather-lane Holborn, I have a house a repairing, we do not live in it, but make use of it as a warehouse; I lost an iron scale-beam out of it, worth 3 l. between the 23d and 24th of August. I advertised it a guinea reward; the prisoner at the bar came and asked me if I did not lose such a scale-beam, I told him I had, he told me if I would give him fifteen shillings I should have it again. I agreed to give him that money, I went along with him, I asked him which way he came by it; he told me a man brought it to him; but he could not tell me who he was, nor where he lived, but said he look'd like a countryman, in his own hair.</p>
<p>Q. Did you mention in your advertisement, that the man should not be prosecuted?</p>
<p>Gibson. No, I did not. I took him before the justice to have him examined, he would not own any thing; but said he believed he could find the man.</p>
<p>Cross examination.</p>
<p>Q. Did he say he had let the man have 10 s. that brought it?</p>
<p>Gibson. He did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person266" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This day three weeks, I was coming down Chick-lane, between 5 and 6 o'clock, the prisoner call'd after me, and said he would give me a pint; he and I, and his wife, drank a pint together: he told me he had a jobb for me to do, and he would call me in the morning to do it; he did, I got up, he took me in Leather-lane with him, and stoped at a house, and said I have
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person267" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to my house, and told me he had a scale-beam to dispose of, on the 26th of August.</p>
<p>Q. Did he not say which way he came by it?</p>
<p>Caple. No, he did not. I went and look'd at it, but said it would not suit me.</p>
<p>Q. What is your business?</p>
<p>Caple. I am a scale-beam maker.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person268" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Turnmill-street, at an Gronmonger's, named Wilkerson; I remember this man (meaning the evidence) Bethel, he brought a scale-beam wrapped up in a cloth to Mr. Fish's, and left it there.</p>
<p>Q. Did Fish give him any money?</p>
<p>Griffin. There was something mentioned about half a guinea betwixt them.</p>
<p>Bethel. The prisoner gave me half a guinea at the Raven in Chick-lane to change.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner about 14 months, he did live in Chick-lane; he buys and sells old iron.</p>
<p>Q. What is his character?</p>
<p>Eadey. He always appear'd to me to be a poor honest man.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Eadey. I live in Clerkenwell.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner between 5 and 6 months; I always took him to be an honest industrious man. I have lent him some pounds to carry on trade, which he has paid me very honestly; was he out now, I would lend him 20 l.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person271" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about half a year, I never heard any ill of him; he is a housekeeper, and lives in credit, and bears the character of an honest man.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-29-person272" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him between 3 and 4 months; I have dealt with him, and always found him just and honest in his dealings.</p>
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<p>Q. When did you lose these things?</p>
<p>Murray. About 10 months ago, or better; the prisoner was taken about 6 weeks ago in Sheer-lane, with the waistcoat on his back, (produced in court and deposed to) he owned before the justice that he had taken all the things, and said he was sorry for it.</p>
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<p>I know nothing of the things; I bought the waistcoat of a young man in Sheer-lane, of the same business.</p>
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<p>288. (M.)
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<p>Q. What are their names?</p>
<p>Webb. One is
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<interp inst="t17580913-31-person286" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a shoemaker, and live facing Mr. Webb's, at Stoke-Newington; I was sitting at my door on Wednesday or Thursday, I believe, the 16th of August, about 3 or 4 in the afternoon, I saw the prisoner at the bar bring a mug out of Mr. Webb's house, in her hand; when she had got about half way over the road, she covered it with her apron.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of mug was it?</p>
<p>Guinnet. It was like this mug here produced; she went in at a chandler's shop facing the house where she was servant; that was the last time I saw her, till she was taken. On the Wednesday following we took her up; I first heard of her in Leather-lane, then in Cold-bath-fields, but I found her at last in Cloth-fair; I took her to the baker-and-basket, and then charged an officer with her, and sent for Mr. Webb; as soon as he came she confessed to have taken the mug, and that she had pawned it in Goodman's-fields.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-31-person287" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live at Stoke-Newington, I saw the prisoner come out of Mr. Webb's house with this or such a mug in her hand; she held it cross-ways, not upright, and covered it, and carried it into a chandler's shop: I went to the last witness and said, I am surpriz'd Mr. Webb lets his mugs go out in such a manner.</p>
<p>Jer. Miller. I live in Goodman's-fields; this is the mug ( taking it into his hand) that I took in pledge of the prisoner at the bar, on the 16th of August; I asked her, if it was her own property? she said it was; and that it was left her by her friends in the country, and some little money.</p>
<p>Q. What did you lend her upon it?</p>
<p>Miller. I lent her 3 l.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know her before?</p>
<p>Miller. I knew her very well; she had been servant to our vestry-clerk, in Aylif-street, for some months, and did bear a good character.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>The mug is my own right and property; I had that, and 30 l. and this mourning which I have now on, left me by an aunt.</p>
<p>Q. to Mr. Webb. Are there any marks on the mug, by which you know it?</p>
<p>Webb. Here are the initial letters of my own and wife's name on it, and a very particular cypher on the body of it. she is a young girl, out of place, and I hope the court will be as favourable to her as possible.</p>
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<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>More. I live in Islington; I went to Fan-alley, but could not find any of my things; I took her before justice Palmer, there she confessed she had robb'd me, and Mrs. Miles, and
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<interp inst="t17580913-32-person297" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The confession was taken in writing. (Produced in court.)</p>
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<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Bywater. I am the constable.</p>
<p>Q. Was it a voluntary confession.</p>
<p>Bywater. It was, it was read over to her before she signed it. The justice told her, if she choosed to sign it she might; she answered, she would sign it.</p>
<p>The confession was read in court, dated August 21 - 58. taken before
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<p>Wherein it appeared, she stole all, or very near all, the goods laid in the indictment, and that no other person was concerned in the felony along with her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-32-person302" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I lost a quarter of a yard of cambrick, 16 yards of tape, and 5 s. and 6 d. in money; the tape and piece of cambrick were found upon her.</p>
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<interp inst="t17580913-32-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Here are the things that were found upon the prisoner. He produced a patch box, a gold ring, a pair of cotton stockings, the taps, and piece of cambrick.</p>
<p>Deposed to by their respective owners.</p>
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<p>Q. To whom does the furniture of that house belong?</p>
<p>Walthow. It belongs to me; the captain gave me my liberty to get my bread by them, and if I could not keep them, I might sell them; and he said they were no longer his.</p>
<p>Q. Who pays the rent of the house ?</p>
<p>Walthow. I do.</p>
<p>Q. Who paid it last August?</p>
<p>Walthow. I paid it.</p>
<p>Q. For whom ? for the captain or yourself?</p>
<p>Walthow. For him; but I was the owner of these goods before the first of August.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any written power?</p>
<p>Walthow. No, I have not; it was by his honour and word.</p>
<p>Q. Have you any bill of sale from him?</p>
<p>Walthow. No.</p>
<p>Q. What is the captain's name that owned them ?</p>
<p>Walthow. It is captain Baldwin, he is now in Germany if alive.</p>
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<p>291. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17580913-34-person314" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 17th of July I saw a silver pint mug hang with the handle of it out of the prisoner's pocket, at the Adam and Eve in Tottenham-court-road.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Thornton. I live at the bell in Petticoat-lane.</p>
<p>Pates. I told a soldier that was there of it and we took hold of the prisoner; a brother that was along with him, snatched it out of his coat pocket and ran away with it. The soldier ran after him and caught him, we carried them both to justice Welch, he asked the prisoner how he came by the mug, he would give no account of it. It was advertised, then Mr. Thornton came and owned it.</p>
<p>Thornton. The prisoner said he found it near the half-way house in digging in a clay-pit.</p>
<p>Pates. That was all he would say.</p>
<p>Thornton. The bottom of the mug is knock'd out, and cut into small square pieces, we have them here. ( The mug and pieces produced in court and deposed to.) Here is W. M. S. on the handle of it. I advertised it, describing it by these letters on the 19th of Ju ne.</p>
<p>Prisoner's defence.</p>
<p>I found the mug where I was at work.</p>
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