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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130001"/>THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commission 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 Friday the 13th, Saturday the 14th, Monday the 16th, and Tuesday the 17th of JANUARY.
<p>In the Third Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Second SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>NUMBER II. PART I. for the YEAR 1764.</p>
<p>Printed for and Sold by E. DILLY, in the Poultry.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130002"/>THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE</p>
<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery, held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>N. B. The *, +, ||, and ++, refer to the Judges before whom the Prisoner was tried. L.
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<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>67. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-1-person37" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am in partnership with Stafford Briscoe; the prisoner came to our shop, on the 10th of December, about noon, and wanted to look at some diamond rings; we could not agree; he went out without buying any. I immediately missed one of a particular pattern, worth 8 guineas: I went out to see for him, and found him in Mr. Townsend's shop. in St. Paul's Churchyard, offering to sell it. I took him before my Lord Mayor; there he acknowledged he did take it. (The ring produced, and deposed to).</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130003"/>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I happened to go into this shop; I wanted a ring; we could not agree; I went out with one upon my finger, not thinking I had it there; I went to the other gentleman's shop, where I had before bought some other goods. As soon as I was in the shop, I found this ring on my finger; I asked him what was the value of it? he said, how much do you ask for it? I said it is not mine. I intended to come back again with it. He told me it was not worth half the money.</p>
<p>Q. to Townsend. Are you sure he wanted to sell it?</p>
<p>Townsend. I am sure he said he wanted to sell it for his friend.</p>
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<p>68. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Another girl enticed me to do it. I am but 13 years of age.</p>
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<p>69. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-3-victim48 t17640113-3-viclabel15"/> to Mr. Gundery: I lie in a room belonging to Mr. Gundery. I missed the things mentioned, out of my room, on the 13th of June; on that day the prisoner came to me, as I was in the hospital, and asked me to take a walk to Knights-bridge: we went there, and had a dinner of cod-fish. I perceived he wanted to get me in liquor. When we parted, I sent word by him to my wife, I would be with her in the morning. In the morning, my wife came to the hospital, crying, and told me the prisoner was gone away with all my cloaths: he came to me, and seeing her, ran down stairs, and I never saw him from that time, till the day after Christmas-day. I got to be an out-patient in the hospital, and made it my business to enquire after him, and was informed that day, he was at the Red Lion, in Chandler-street. As soon as he saw me, he whip'd up, and ran away, but was soon taken; he then had a suit of cloaths of mine on: we took him before Justice Fielding: he told him he bought them of a Jew, and that he never knew me. He had often been at my house, and passed for a lawyer, and I have since found, he passed with others for a doctor. I came acquainted with him by his lodging at my brother's.</p>
<p>Mrs. Oake. On the 13th of June, the prisoner came to my room, about 8 at night (he used to come every day): he said he had been to my husband, at the hospital, and my husband was pretty well: he said he was hungry, and gave me 2 s. and desired me to go and buy him a rabbet, and fry it; I gave him one again, and went and bought a rabbet, and fry'd it for him. While I was frying it, he went down stairs, and I never saw him again, till about a quarter after 10; then he came and asked me ten thousand pardons; he went and ordered a pot of beer; he was all in a sweat, and look'd confus'd; then he eat the rabbet; sometimes he had no money, but at that time he had money: he went away about a quarter after eleven, and I missed my husband's cloaths in about an hour after, (mentioning them by name.)</p>
<persName id="t17640113-3-person51"> Richard Blackman
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person51" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. Justice Fielding sent me to search the prisoner's lodgings, two days after Christmas-day, at the house of Mr. Box, in Shepherd's court: there I found a coat, which the prosecutor said had had the 13 plate buttons on when he lost it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person52" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Mr. Oake came to me about the 12th or 13th of June, and asked if the lawyer was there? he was not; he then had lodged with me for about three quarters of a year; from that time I did not see the prisoner for two or three months. When I saw him at a public house as I was going to North-Audley-street, I asked him for the money he owed me, and told him he was advertised; he pulled out a guinea. I said, I'll take you to a public-house, and change it, and send for Mr. Oake; he would not go there. I gave him half a guinea; he said he would call on me for his change the next day ( he owed me 7 s. 6 d.) but he never called; I owe him his change now.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-3-person53"> Moses George
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person53" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went with the prosecutor, and was at the taking of the prisoner; he attempted to run away, but was soon stopt.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-3-person54"> Samuel Hains
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person54" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 15th of June, the prisoner brought 13 plate buttons, and pledged them with me, for 14 s. he then said he lived in Dean-street, Soho.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-3-person55"> Robert Barker
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person55" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-3-person55" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 25th of June, the prisoner pledged a pair of buckskin breeches with me, for 12 s. in the name of
<persName id="t17640113-3-person56"> Joseph Pawlet
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person56" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-3-person56" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and said that was his name: I live with Mr. Richards, in Brudenell's Meuse; (The cloaths and buttons produced, and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<persName id="t17640113-3-person57"> Sarah Bishop
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person57" type="given" value="Sarah"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-3-person57" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I used to wash for the prosecutor, and know the prisoner used to be backwards and forwards there.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-3-person58"> Elizabeth Atkinson
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<interp inst="t17640113-3-person58" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-3-person58" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The prisoner lodged at our house; he came about a fortnight after Michaelmas last; he had a couple of pistols, but what he did with them, I cannot say; he went away on Easter Monday, and I never saw him after till before Justice Fielding.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The place buttons were on the coat, but he had taken them off, and put on others.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>These things were deposited in my hands for 4 l. by a man. who said he was a butler to some gentleman in the square; after that, I wanted cash, I went and pawned them: the prosecutor has bound himself by the most horrid imprecations, that he will stick at nothing, but he will take away my life if possible.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-off18" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing 200 lb. weight of lead, value 10 s. by ripping it from his majesty's palace, called Somerset House </rs>, the property of our Lord
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person65" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-4-person65" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer belonging to the board of works, and reside at
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-4-off18 t17640113-4-crimeloc21"/>. On the 11th of October, there was about an hundred weight of lead taken away from Lady Beauclerc's apartment there: it was repaired by the board of works the next day. There was an attempt made at it on the 27th, but it was too fast for them to get it away; but on the 3d of Dec. there was about three quarters of a hundred more taken; and upon the 4th, there was some taken from a building belonging to the palace. There was more taken on the 7th, and another attempt on the 19th, but that did not succeed.</p>
<p>Mr. Couse. I have the care of Somerset-house, under the board of works. On the 11th of Oct. Mr. Latimore informed me there was lead stolen from Lady Beauclerc's house: I ordered it to be replaced; there was an attempt again, on the 27th of Nov. then I ordered watchmen to be set, but there was a fire there, which alarmed the whole yard, so nothing was done. About the 3d or 4th of Dec. part of that lead was taken again, and on the 7th, there was more taken from a place belonging to his majesty there.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-4-person66"> Matthew Lee
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person66" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The first time I was concerned in taking lead; was about ten weeks ago. Boswell and I were upon guard; we took some from over Lady Beauclerc's door, and carried it to
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person67" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's house, and put it in his wash-house; and in the morning about 6 o'clock, we went both in a coach with it, to
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person68" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-4-person68" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, in Cold-bath fields, and sold it him for a penny a pound; it came to about 10 s. we shared the money amongst the two prisoners and myself. The next time, we took some from the barracks, at the Savoy. The third time was about a month ago; we took about 200 weight from the place where the watermen stand under, at Somerset-stairs, that belongs to Somerset-house; then Hains was concerned with Boswell and me; we took it between 12 and one in the night, and carried it away between four and five in the morning, each of us carried some in bags, to the house of
<persName id="t17640113-4-person69"> Thomas Hartwell
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person69" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and sold that for a penny a pound; it came to about 12 or 14 s. that we divided amongst us three. There was a cloak stolen from Powell's house that morning that we carried the lead there.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-4-person70"> Thomas Powell
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person70" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-4-person70" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a public house, in Fountain court, in the Strand. I remember the prisoner Boswell and Lee were at my house one morning, about 7 o'clock; it was about two months ago, I can't tell the exact time. I was told by one of my
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130005"/> servants, that they had got some lead in a bag, in my wash-house: I went and pulled it from under the place it was put, and found there was sheet lead; while I was gone into the cellar, they and the lead were gone; I did intend to have stopped it. My wife lost her cardinal, either that morning, or the evening before.</p>
<p>Sarah Lane. I live with Mr. Powell. Lee and Boswell came and called for some beer, about 2 months ago; I saw some lead, it seemed to be sheet lead, in our wash-house when they were there. I do not know who brought it; it was in a dirty sack, and put into a place where I put my grease. Mistress lost her cloak much about that time, I believe it was that day.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-4-person71"> John Maddox
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<interp inst="t17640113-4-person71" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-4-person71" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I did live with Mr. Powell at that time; I saw some sheet lead there in a sack, about 7 o'clock one morning, about two months ago; Boswell and Lee were in the house that morning.</p>
<p>The prisoners in their defence, said, they knew nothing of what they were changed with.</p>
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<p>72. (M.)
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<persName id="t17640113-5-victim75" type="victimName"> Esther Leesome
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-5-off24 t17640113-5-victim75"/> </persName> , did make an assault, putting her in corporal fear and danger of her life, and violently taking from her person, 4 s. 9 d. her property </rs>,
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<persName id="t17640113-5-person76"> Esther Leesome
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<interp inst="t17640113-5-person76" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Last Saturday, I and my mother were going home; the prisoner passed us, then he turned again, and demanded what we had, or else he said he would kill us with a plough tug, which he had in his hand. I gave him 4 s. 6 d. in silver, and 3 d. in half-pence.</p>
<p>Q. Are you certain he is the man?</p>
<p>Leesome. I am certain, though I had not seen him for 11 years before. I told him, I knew him, and said, pray
<persName id="t17640113-5-person77"> James Anderson
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<p>Prisoner. What she says is false, I had no more than two-pence of her; I saw no silver.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-5-person78"> Mary Wright
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<interp inst="t17640113-5-person78" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-5-person78" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am the mother of the prosecutrix. Last Saturday the prisoner passed us in the fields, and after that came and met us again, and swore he would knock us on the head, if we would not give him our money. We gave him our money, and desired him not to abuse us. I gave him 15 d. and he had 4 s. 9 d. of my daughter: after that, he demanded our rings, but we had none.</p>
<p>Mr. Clark. There came a woman to me, and told me, Anderson was in the fields, and wished I would run and fright him away; then I heard a woman hollow out; I went, there the two women said they had been robbed. I pursued him up to the wood, and another man took him.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-5-person79"> John Gosling
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<interp inst="t17640113-5-person79" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-5-person79" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The woman called out, Stop thief; I followed the prisoner to St. John's wood, he held up this iron, and said he would dash my brains out, if I came near him; (producing a piece of iron near two feet long) I followed him almost to Marybone, from thence to Primrose-hill, and from thence, down to the Belsize-house, below Hampstead church. As I was getting over a ditch, he came back, and struck at me with this iron. I held up my arm to keep off the blow, and took hold of him, and brought him down in the ditch under me, and took the iron out of his hand. He put his hand into his pocket, I thought with intent to take some weapon out; I struck him over his head with the iron, and the blood ran; then he told me he would go civilly with me.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-5-person80"> Edward Holdway
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<interp inst="t17640113-5-person80" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. They brought the prisoner to my house, and told me, they had got the noted Anderson. I told him I had wanted to see him a good while, and was glad to see him, as we had long looked for him. I hand-cuffed him, to take him away; he owned to several robberies, and this among the rest, and said, he had a groat from one of the women, and two-pence from the other. He denied taking any silver: I searched his pockets, and found no silver.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had only a groat from one, and two-pence from the other; I had no silver at all, nor did I see any.</p>
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<p>There were two other capital indictments against him.</p> </div1>
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<interp inst="t17640113-6-off28" type="offenceSubcategory" value="theftFromPlace"/> stealing one wooden box, value 1 d. and three guineas and a half, the property of
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<persName id="t17640113-6-person85"> Thomas Palmer
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<interp inst="t17640113-6-person85" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-6-person85" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On Monday night last, about a quarter after 7, my maid servant came to me in the back shop, and told me somebody wanted me; I went forward, and saw the prisoner lying cross my counter: he got up and ran away; I pursued him, but could not take him. I returned back, and examined my till; I missed a little box, and the gold mentioned in the indictment, which I had seen in the box about an hour before. The next day, I got a warrant from Justice Palmer,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130006"/> and gave it to the officer. About 6 the following evening, the prisoner was taken up, and carried before the justice. When we were coming from thence to the New Prison, he said he wanted to speak to his mother; the officer stopt till his mother came up; they talked together; after which, the prisoner went to a tree with us, and from a hollow place, about the middle of it, he took out the bottom part of the box, and 2 guineas and a half. He was carried before Justice Palmer again, and upon his owning he did take it, the justice committed him: he is very young, I hope the court will consider his youth.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-6-person86"> Daniel Baker
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<interp inst="t17640113-6-person86" type="given" value="Daniel"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-6-person86" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am the constable. I heard the prisoner confess he took a little box, in which were 2 guineas and a half, and said there was no more, which money he had concealed in a hollow tree.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing at all about it. The prosecutor told me he would not hurt a hair of my head, if I would tell him where it was.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I did promise to shew him favour, if he would tell me.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-6-defend81 t17640113-6-punish31"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>74, 75. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person93" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor. About five weeks ago, our house was broke below one of the shop windows, a whole partition was taken away; all was safe over night; the shop is part of the dwelling-house; we live near the Hermitage-bridge: two watchmen came and called me down about five o'clock in the morning, I found many things were missing; there was a blanket, one stocking, and a child's sattin cap left at the place where they got in; I was before Justice Scott, the Monday after Christmas; there
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person94" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> produced some of my goods which were taken away; (produced in court) here is one of the great coats I can swear to, by the rats having knawed it under the cape, and one of the handkerchiefs I can swear to.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person96" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> and I broke into the prosecutor's house, last Wednesday was five weeks, between 3 and 4 in the morning. Under the window, on one side the door, we took the whole pannel out: I got into the shop, and took out three great coats, four waistcoats, eight shirts, and eight silk and cotton handkerchiefs, five pieces of printed linnen, two remnants of silk, one about 8 yards long, a black cardinal, six pair of white gloves, four pair of worsted stockings and an odd one, we dropt the other; I hauled down a blanket from one side the shop, but did not take it away; I handed them out to the prisoner, then we put them into a bag, and went away with them, and the things that we broke the house with, to Thompson's house; there we distributed the things. He took three shirts, and I took three: we sent our wives to sell some of the things in Rosemary-lane.
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person97" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came the next morning; there he had this great coat, with the hole in it under the cape, and a plaid waistcoat: he agreed to give us 5 s. for them; he tied them up in a handkerchief, and took them away, and I walked part of the way with him: as he was before me, I saw a man apprehend him, then I turned up the Mulberry-garden.</p>
<p>Q. Did Biass know which way you came by the things?</p>
<p>Branch. He heard us talk how we got them; we told him we had done such a thing, and these were part of the goods, and he might have a piece put in where the hole was, for a little expence.</p>
<p>Q. to M. Forbes. Did you miss these goods the evidence has given an account of?</p>
<p>M. Forbes. I did.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-7-person98"> Sarah Sackfield
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person98" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I do business for Mr. Forbes (she takes a plaid waistcoat in her hand); this I can swear to with certainty: I did not make it myself, but I gave it out to be made for Mr. Forbes.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-7-person99"> Thomas Galton
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person99" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-7-person99" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I had a warrant against Branch from the bench of Justices, on Christmas-day in the morning: I went down to Saltpetre bank, and met with him there between 11 and 12 in the day. He made his information before the Justices, in Whitechapel, on the Monday: he impeached Thompson, as being concerned with him in breaking the house, and Biass for receiving a coat and waistcoat, and also he gave an account of other robberies. Then I went over the water, and took
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130007"/> Thompson; and, in the house where he lodged, we found a coat and waistcoat on his bed; we tied his hands. Said he, pray is Branch turned informer? I said he is not made an evidence yet, but he has made an information. Said he, I doubt you are going to deceive me? I said no, he is not admitted; the prisoner had a white coat on: he said, the man that owns this coat, shall die with me, if I die; and a dozen of them shall die, if they will admit me an evidence. After we had secured Thompson, in the watch-house, we went to seek for Biass; we found him at cards in his lodgings, and he was committed.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-7-person100"> James Grief
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<interp inst="t17640113-7-person100" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was sent for to know if I could see any thing of the people that did this robbery. I was coming out of the Gun and Holly-bush, in the Back-lane, and saw Biass, with a bundle under his arm; I followed him; there was the evidence with him; they turned back, and looked at me, and ran away; I shot after them, and overtook them in a little alley; I took hold of the bundle, and said, my lad, let us see what you have got? While I was untying the bundle, they both got away. There was in the handkerchief this plaid waistcoat, and great coat; this is the handkerchief in which they were tied (producing one.)</p>
<p>Biass. That is my handkerchief.</p>
<p>Grief. I advertised the coat and waistcoat in the news-paper, and on Christmas-day in the morning, I was sent for to the bench of justices; there Branch gave an account of the coat and waistcoat. I went and fetched them, and Mrs. Forbes swore to them there: then we went and took Thompson on the other side the water; he said to me, James, is any body sworn in as evidence? I said, no: he said, don't deceive me. He would have been evidence, if he could; we put him in the watch-house, and went and found Biass in his own lodging, at cards.</p>
<p>Thompson's Defence.</p>
<p>Branch stole all the things, and left them at the house on the other side the water.</p>
<p>Biass's Defence.</p>
<p>I bought the coat and waistcoat of them, not knowing they were stolen.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-7-defend92 t17640113-7-punish38"/> T. 14 </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>76. (M.)
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<join result="nameAlias" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-8-defend101 t17640113-8-alias-4"/> Anne,
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<interp inst="t17640113-8-off41" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one silver table spoon, value 10 s. </rs> the property of
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<persName id="t17640113-8-person105"> William Stevens
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<interp inst="t17640113-8-person105" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-8-person105" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . My master's name is Berry Rosewell: he lives at
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-8-defend101 t17640113-8-deflabel44"/> there. She went away on the 6th of November, without giving notice to any body: Justice Welch sent for my master; I went there, and was shewed a silver spoon, marked with the figure 9; we had twelve table-spoons, all numbered numerically, and on the ends of them were engraved, Sergant, the name of the person who kept the inn before my master; (The spoon produced, with the end broke off, where the name should have been) this is my master's property; we mist the number 9, after the prisoner was gone away.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-8-person106"> William Ware
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<interp inst="t17640113-8-person106" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-8-person106" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live with Mr. Spencer, a pawnbroker, in Denmark-street: this spoon was brought to me by a woman who lives in some of the back streets, in St. Giles's; she said, it was a lodger's of hers: it being broke, I stopt it, suspecting it not honestly come by; she went and fetched the prisoner, who said it was her property. I asked her how she came by it? she said, she found it at Charing-Cross, just in the condition it is in, and that she said she would say it to the last. I said I should advertise it; I gave it to the constable, and he carried it to Justice Welch's; he ordered him to fetch the woman: she stood in what she had said. Mr. Welch had it advertised; how he got information who was the owner, I can give no account of, any farther than hearsay.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>It was unknown to me. I did not know that I had it.</p>
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<p>77. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-9-person111" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-9-off47 t17640113-9-crimeloc49"/>; I never saw the prisoner to my knowledge, till the mob brought him to my door, with this gown, on Christmas-day, about 11 o'clock, (produced in court, and deposed to). The prisoner made his escape from Guildhall, but was taken; and after that he attempted it again.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-9-person112"> Thomas Medowall
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<interp inst="t17640113-9-person112" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-9-person112" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am betwixt 14 and 15 years of age. I live with Mr. Parkinson. I was standing in Cursitor-street, when our maid came
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The woman brought me to the house, and said, she lived there; she went to the stair-head, and brought me the gown. She went back again, and said she would follow me: she said she would go and leave it in pawn for half a crown. She asked me what I was? I said I was a wig-maker. I am a stranger in London; an Irishman, lately come from sea.</p>
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<p>This is the handkerchief I had in my hand: (producing a blue and white linnen handkerchief) he asked me what I had done with his handkerchief? I said, if he thought I had dropt it, go back and see; but he took me into the coffee-house.</p>
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<p>Q. Was it light or dark?</p>
<p>Butcher. There was a lighted lamp just over my head.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>He laid hold of a chimney-sweeper; the boy struggled and got away, and, after I had been in the Watch-house about twenty minutes, a stranger brought the watch in.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There was a chimney-sweeper's boy
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<p>(L.) He was a second time indicted, for
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<p>Q. How came he to know where to carry you, as you could not speak?</p>
<p>Benjamin. I said, Houndsditch, Houndsditch; I know nothing of the prisoner: I did not see the man's face that struck me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-11-person129" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; Sir John bid me go home, and he would send for me when there was occasion: Upon the 23d, towards the evening, I was sent for, and desired to go to the Public-house, at the next door, and see if I saw the man; I went, and there saw the prisoner at the bar; he no sooner saw me, but he came up to me, and said, Pray, Sir, don't you live in Saffron-hill? I said, yes; he said, have you any business here? I said, yes; said he, I pawned a watch with you; I said, my business was about that: When we came to Sir John's, the office was so full of people, when the door was open, the prisoner, I believe, went out among the rest, and I saw no more of him, till last Monday, when Sir John sent for me again; he told me, the man was taken up for something else in the city: he was examined, I produced the watch, but the prosecutor did not attend, being then ill; but last Wednesday he did attend, and swear to the watch, as his property; the prisoner acknowledged he pledged it, but said, he knew nothing of the robbery. ( The watch produced, and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>About three or four weeks ago. I was going up Saffron-hill; I went into a house, I believe the London-prentice; I called for a pint of beer; a sea-faring man stood by me; he pulled out a watch, and asked me, if I would buy it; he asked 36 s. for it, we agreed, I gave him all the money I had, and said, if he would go a little way with me, I would help him to the remainder; I went to the pawnbrokers, and he staid without: I went out to him, and told him, the watch was not worth the money he sold it for: I know no more of the watch being stolen, than any gentleman in this court.</p>
<p>Q. To Barnivell. Did the prisoner go out and come in again, at the time he pawned the watch?</p>
<p>Barnwell. He did, and pulled out some money, and laid it on the counter.</p>
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<p>80. (L.)
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<p>Q. When had you seen your handkerchief last?</p>
<p>Moncrieff. I came out of Aldgateward Coffee-house, and I had it when I was going to the New York Coffee house.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I had been in London but two months before this happened; I was ready to faint away when he charged me with it; I know no more of it than your Lordship does; I have a good recommendation from my Lord Mayor of Dublin, and I believe a letter will come from Dublin, from some very good gentleman, on my account.</p>
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<p>Q. Whose property is it?</p>
<p>Schemedes. It is the property of Messrs. Hill and Hague.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The gentleman says I stole it: I took it up upon the open Key, before a thousand men that might all see me it: was one of the carmen that stood by, that said it was a lunch of bread.</p>
<p>He called
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<interp inst="t17640113-13-person142" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> about three months, all gave him a good character.</p>
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<p>82. (L.)
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<p>It appeared, on the trial, the tobacco was the property of Messrs. Day and son.</p>
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<p>83. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person151" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in Cornhill. Mr. Wilkie had a box, in my shop, left to the care of Mr. Sallicoffer; I do not know what was in it; we went backwards into the parlour, and my sister had neglected to bolt the shop door; we did not miss the box till the prisoner at the bar and that were brought back again; I sent for my brother; the prisoner would not speak; he was committed to the Counter.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person152" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About seven in the evening, I was going by this Lady's shop, I saw the prisoner come out of her shop with a box: he ran cross the way immediately: I thought he had taken it feloniously by the manner of his coming out with it; I crossed the way after him; he was then assisted to hoist the box on his back by a woman that seemed to be in confederacy with him: I said, what are you going to do with that box? upon my second application, he threw it down, intending to throw it on my legs, and ran away: I ran after him; he never was out of my sight, till I took him; I brought him back to the box, and from thence to Miss Ramsay's shop; the box was pretty weighty.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known Miss Ramsay?</p>
<p>Baillie. I never had the pleasure of knowing her before that circumstance happened.</p>
<p>Q. Did you take notice of the man, so as to be sure of knowing him?</p>
<p>Baillie. I took notice sufficiently of him.</p>
<p>Q. Whereabouts is her shop?</p>
<p>Baillie. A little before you come to Michael's Alley.</p>
<p>Counsel. How near was you to the man when he came out of the shop?</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130011"/>Baillie. I was much nearer to him than I am to you, I was close to him; I saw him in the door-way, with the box in his arms.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure it was the prisoner?</p>
<p>Baillie. I am.</p>
<p>Q. How far from the place where the box was drop'd, did you take him?</p>
<p>Baillie. Not fifteen yards distance from it.</p>
<p>Q. How soon after?</p>
<p>Baillie. In about three quarters of a minute, I had him back again to the box.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Baillie. I am a stationer under the Royal Exchange.</p>
<p>Miss Ramsay. The same box that was brought back by Mr. Baillie, is the property of Mr. Wilkie: It had been in my shop about eight or ten days.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person153" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am brother to Miss Ramsay; I was sent for to her house, there I found the prisoner in the back parlour, and Mr. Baillie with him: I was told, the prisoner had stole this box out of the shop, and Mr. Baillie had brought him back; I got a constable and brought him to the Counter. The next day, I took him before the Alderman at Guildhall; we took the box there; the things were taken out, there were things of great value not mentioned in the indictment, then they were put in again, and the box nailed up again: the prisoner would not speak one word; he would give no answer at all to what was asked him.</p>
<p>Prisoner. When I went to speak, they would not let me; the gentlemen said, I shall have the pleasure to make a day's holiday, to see you hanged.</p>
<p>Mr. Ramsay. He was asked several questions there and at the Compter; he never opened his mouth to speak.</p>
<p>Mr. Baillie. I asked him several questions; he would not make any answer at all.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>They all said I was a Jew. I was afraid of getting my brains knock'd out, which made me afraid to speak: when I was coming along. I heard a cry, about something being lost; a man slipt by me, and away he ran. The gentleman says, he laid hold of me; it was the mob that laid hold of me.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person154" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I never knew the prisoner before that time, only I saw some part of the affair that night. I was standing at the next shop to Miss Ramsay's, it is a milliner's shop, looking through the glass, having some jeweller's work to sell: there were people in the shop; I saw a man come out of the shop with a slapt hat, and an apron on; he unbuttoned the door and came out, with a box under his arm; and, in about two minutes after, Stop thief was cried out; the mob laid hold of the prisoner: some gentleman was there said, he had drop'd the box on his toes. I saw the man, as soon as he dropt the box, run cross the way again; it was not the prisoner; the prisoner is not the man that I saw come out of the shop with the box.</p>
<p>Q Are you sure of that?</p>
<p>Hatton. I am sure of it: I am sure that man was taller than this man: I saw him unbutton the door, and go in, and button the door again, when he came out.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure he is not the man?</p>
<p>Hatton. I am sure he is not: that man ran cross the way; I did not see this man before he was taken hold of, and I saw the other man run cross the way when Stop thief was cried.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Mr. Baillie?</p>
<p>Hatton. No, I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Look at him. (Mr. Baillie stands up.)</p>
<p>Hatton. I think I saw this man among the crowd. I think he had hold of the man at the bar afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. How long after the box was down on the ground, was it the prisoner was laid hold on?</p>
<p>Hatton. It was not above two or three minutes, I believe.</p>
<p>Q. Where was the other man, at the time Stop thief was first called?</p>
<p>Hatton. The man had crossed the way, and, I believe, ran a dozen yards then. - He ran immediately as soon as Stop thief was cried out.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see the prisoner run?</p>
<p>Hatton. I can't say I did.</p>
<p>Q. Do you say you never saw the prisoner before that night?</p>
<p>Hatton. My lord, I never did.</p>
<p>Q. How came you to be known, to give evidence here?</p>
<p>Hatton. I work among the Jews. I am generally at the King's Arms in Hounsditch on a night. While I was telling the story, some of the Jews went out and brought the prisoner's wife in.</p>
<p>Q. Which side of the shop, where the box came out, was the shop you was looking through the window?</p>
<p>Hatton. That is on the right hand of the shop; it is a milliner's shop.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130012"/>Mr. Ramsay. That shop was shut an hour before that time.</p>
<p>Q. What time of the night was this?</p>
<p>Hatton. It was about 5 o'clock - I think thereabouts.</p>
<p>Mr. Baillie. It was about 7.</p>
<p>Hatton. It could not be 7 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. Will you venture to swear it was not fix?</p>
<p>Hatton. I will venture to swear it was not.</p>
<p>Q. What day of the week was it?</p>
<p>Hatton. It was a Saturday night, the 18th or 19th of November.</p>
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<p>Q. to Mr. Ramsay. What time was it when you was sent for to your sister's?</p>
<p>Mr. Ramsay. It was after 7 o'clock: I went out immediately; I went for another man: I met this constable, and carried him with me, and he took hold of the prisoner, and brought him out of the shop directly.</p>
<p>Q. to Baillie. How long had the prisoner been in your custody before Mr. Ramsay came in?</p>
<p>Mr. Baillie. I believe it was about ten minutes; it was rather after 7 o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. to Hatton. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Hatton. I live in Wormwood-street, two doors on the left hand from Bishopsgate-street, by Bishopsgate.</p>
<p>Q. What business do you follow?</p>
<p>Hatton. I work in the filagree way, making things for ladies hair, and dress caps in the fancy way; and I was looking to see it they had the same sort of goods as I had. The shop was not shut indeed, at that time.</p>
<p>Q. to Baillie. Did you observe that shop to be open?</p>
<p>Mr. Baillie. The only shop open was Miss Ramsay's.</p>
<p>Q. to Hatton. Where abouts is this shop you was looking in at?</p>
<p>Hatton. The very next door to where the box came out.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner eleven years; he was always very honest to me.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-15-person157"> Simon Abraham
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him between seven and eight years; I never heard a bad character of him in the neighbourhood.</p>
<p>Rose Solomon. I have known him fourteen years; he never wrong'd me of a farthing; and if he should come clear, I would trust him again.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-15-person158"> Elias Abraham
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person158" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him between nine and ten years; I never heard any harm of him.</p>
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<p>Q. In what way of life is he?</p>
<p>Taylor. I do not know.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-15-person160" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about fourteen years; I have lent him money, 6 or 8 l. and would do the same again, was he clear.</p>
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<p>The prisoner in his defence denied the charge; and called
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<interp inst="t17640113-17-person182" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's shop, a sale-shop, some of the same in the window: I went into the shop, and enquired where she bought it? she acknowledged she had bought 2 yards of the prisoner, and I had 2 yards by me, which I had cut off before the cheque was lost. The pieces all correspond, and all circumstances agree; and the prisoner loitered about my shop that night a considerable time; I have no doubt but that they are mine: what were pledged, was in her own name.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-17-person183" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to Mr. Sharp. I shut up the shop about 5 that evening, the piece of cheque was then in the window; about 7, the prisoner came to pledge something; she refused to take the money I proffered to lend her; she still staid in the shop: when a person came into the shop, she said she would take it: I went up stairs, and bid her stay till I came down; then I gave her the money, and she went away. She came in again, in about an hour after, and brought a hat to pledge; I denied taking it in; she went away, and in about a quarter of an hour she brought in a pot of beer, and asked me to drink; I denied it, and would not a good while; but before she went out of the shop, I did drink: she said it was paid for, and went out of the shop. I never miss'd the cheque, till my master miss'd it; there had been no person but she in that place, from the time my master went out; the other person that came in, was in a different place.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-17-person184"> Anne Stow
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<interp inst="t17640113-17-person184" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I keep a sale-shop, at Hatton-wall. On the 10th of December, the prisoner brought 7 yards of cheque into my shop, and asked me if I would buy it? she said it was a little bit belonging to a woman just come out of the country, in necessity; I bought 2 yards of it for 16 d.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-17-person185" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-17-person185" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. I found a piece of 4 yards and a half under the prisoner's bolster, and about 6 yards at a pawnbroker's, on Clerkenwell-green; the pawnbroker said it was pawned in the prisoner's name.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-17-person186"> Joseph Parker
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<interp inst="t17640113-17-person187" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, in St. John's-street. On Saturday the 10th of December, in the morning, the prisoner pledged 6 yards of cheque with me, for 4 s. in her own name. She said, she brought it from a person that was very bad, and wanted some money upon it. (The divers pieces produced, and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I got the cheque from Scotland, from on board Captain Gordon's ship: it is my own property.</p>
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<p>86. (M.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I sold those things for another man, that desired me to sell them for him.</p>
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<p>87. (M.)
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<p>88. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-20-person203" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in the same house with Mr. Rogers. I heard the prisoner own, at the Green Dragon, on the Thursday before Christmas, that she had taken 21 guineas, and how she had treated this neighbour Garland, and others, to the value of 14 or 15 l. she gave me the list of it.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-20-person204"> William Laney
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<interp inst="t17640113-20-person204" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This unhappy girl is my servant. I am a lodger at Mr. Rogers's house; I did suspect she was got into some very bad company: I examined her how she came by things which she had, ribbons, necklaces, and cloaths; she said a young man gave them to her. I being a silver orris weaver, was fearful of being robbed: she had not been in my service at all, for three weeks before she was taken up.</p>
<p>Q. How old is she?</p>
<p>Laney. I believe she is about 15 or 16 years of age. She is a poor unhappy girl, and has no friends at all.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I got into very bad company, and they set me on to do any thing.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130015"/>89. (M.)
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<persName id="t17640113-21-person209"> Edward Lloyd
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<interp inst="t17640113-21-person209" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner about a quarter of a year. I bought a pair of leather coach wheel harness of him, yesterday was a month, for 16 s. he told me had them of Lady
<persName id="t17640113-21-person210"> Betty Germain
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<interp inst="t17640113-21-person210" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> 's coachman. (produced in court.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-21-person211" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am coachman to Dr. Hebberden. This harness I know to be the property of my master.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I bought them of a man going up Holborn, named Riley.</p>
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<p>90. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-22-off122" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one silk capuchin, value 1 s. one sheet, value 1 s. one cheque bed-curtain, value 4 s. and two flannel petticoats, value 1 s. </rs> the property of
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<persName id="t17640113-22-person216"> Adam Ragg
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<interp inst="t17640113-22-person216" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-22-victim215 t17640113-22-viclabel124"/>, and live in King's-head-court, Petticoat-lane. My wife had been ill near four months, and having two small children, I was forc'd to have somebody to assist; so my wife hired the prisoner at the bar, weekly; she was with me about 7 weeks. I never suspected any thing, till the 10th of December, when she was going away: by enquiring, the things mentioned in the indictment were found at two different pawnbrokers; the prisoner confess'd she pawned them, and that they were my property.</p>
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<p>91, 92. (M.)
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-23-off127 t17640113-23-crimeloc129"/>. I came down in the morning, on the 16th of December, between 7 and 8, to open my shop: I went on the inside of my counter, and missed my things that hung in the window over night; the things mentioned in the indictment were gone, (mentioning them by name): the two prisoners were taken up on the Friday evening, and several of these things were found upon them, within twelve hours of the fact being committed.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-23-person224"> Thomas Galton
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person224" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Those things were delivered to me, by the Bench of Justices, at Whitechapel. I was at the stripping of the prisoners. (He produced a handkerchief, 2 waistcoats, 3 cotton shirts, 2 pair of gloves, and one printed waistcoat.)</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I lost two waistcoats of the same pattern of the printed one; these are my property.</p>
<p>Galton. The prisoners told me they had these things on board; that they bought them of people that came to sell them at Gravesend.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-23-person225"> Catharine Creed
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person225" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I work for the prosecutor; to the best of my knowledge, those shirts are my work, the property of the prosecutor.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-23-person226"> Archibald Macknealer
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person226" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a watchman. On going my rounds, between 3 and 4 o'clock in the morning, I saw neither man, woman, nor child in the street; but there lay a little dog upon a pair of new gloves, that were stitch'd together by the tops. About 20 or 30 yards farther, there lay a pair of other gloves without thumbs: I carried them to the watch-house, and said, I believe there is something wrong; I had found two pair of gloves in the street.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-23-person227"> John Molton
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 13th of September, going to the Black Boy, on Saltpetre-bank, I saw the two prisoners at the bar in a deplorable condition for cloaths. The next time, being Friday night, I went in there, to look after
<persName id="t17640113-23-person228"> Samuel Branch
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; I saw them both dressed in these things here produced. I took hold of them, and carried them to the watch-house: a woman came, and desired to look at their shirts; I opened their waistcoats, and the moment she looked at them, she said, Lord have mercy upon me! poor creatures, I am sorry for you. We carried them before the Bench of Justices, and they were committed: (He takes up a waistcoat and one of the shirts) these I took from Billet's back, and the other things from off Bevas, (one shirt, 2 waistcoats, and one pair of stockings.) I was desired to assist the officer in carrying them to New Prison: the prisoners were pretty much in liquor when I took them. Billet swore he would sell his soul and body and all for a groat, nor did he care if his body was thrown in the street to the dogs.</p>
<p>Billet's Defence.</p>
<p>My father fitted me out to go to the West Indies, and when I was at Gravesend, the bomb-boats came on board, and I bought these things there.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130016"/>Bevas's Defence.</p>
<p>I belong to the same ship; I had received my river money, and bought a shirt, 2 waistcoats, and a pair of stockings.</p>
<p>For Billet.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-23-person229"> William Robertson
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person229" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-23-person229" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Billet lodged with me three weeks; his father fitted him out to go to Jamaica. He always behaved well, and had money in his pocket, when he went on board the ship.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-23-person230"> John Billet
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<interp inst="t17640113-23-person230" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-23-person230" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I saw Billet on board the ship, about 7 or eight weeks ago. I can't tell the exact time.</p>
<p>Q. What day of the week?</p>
<p>J. Billet. It was on a Tuesday; then he had about 10 s. in his pocket; he had it of me. I bought him 2 pair of trowsers, 2 jackets, and 2 cheque shirts.</p>
<p>Q. Look at these shirts here produced.</p>
<p>J. Billet. I cannot swear that these are them. (Note, the shirts were not cheque, but striped.)</p>
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<p>93. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-24-person235" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was ill in bed at the time the prisoner is charged with stealing the coals: I can only say, they were my property, as they were delivered into my custody; I am chargeable with them.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-24-person236" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 16th of September, we sent twenty-eight sacks of coals to Esq; Leak at Mile-end, and I wrote the bill of parcels of that quantity, and delivered it to the prisoner: he drove the waggon with them; when he returned, he never mentioned a word that there was a misunderstanding: the other man that went with the other cart, brought me a few lines from Mr. Leak, that there were four sacks wanting, I read it to the prisoner, (my master, Mr. Salloway, was then ill in bed), the prisoner told me it was a mere mistake of Mr. Leak's boy, that should have taken an account of them, occasioned by his playing backwards and forwards with the girls. I saw the twenty-eight sacks delivered to the waggon.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-24-person237" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am servant to Mr. Leak: the prisoner came with a waggon with coals, and delivered a ticket to me of twenty-eight sacks, but he brought but twenty-four; Mr. Leak and I chalked them down as they were brought in: I taxed him with the four sacks: he insisted upon it, he had brought twenty-eight, and my master might come and count the sacks. My master sat at the parlour-window, and chalked down as he brought them in, and I in the place where the prisoner brought them. My master came and asked me, how many I had chalked down? I said, twenty-four; the prisoner said, my master might come and tell the sacks; my master said, very likely, he might have twenty-eight empty sacks, but he had brought but twenty-four with coals, he was sure: my master sent a paper by the man that came with the next cart.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-24-person238"> Thomas Davis
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<interp inst="t17640113-24-person238" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I helped to load that waggon, there were twenty-eight sacks put into it.</p>
<p>- Heath. I brought the note from Esq; Leak, who told me, the last waggon that brought the note for twenty-eight sacks, brought but twenty-four sacks. I delivered the note to Mr.
<persName id="t17640113-24-person239"> Anderson
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<interp inst="t17640113-24-person239" type="gender" value="indeterminate"/> </persName> the clerk, and told the prisoner there was a sad dispute at Mile-end: you delivered but twenty-four sacks instead of twenty-eight; he said, it must be a mistake of the footman.</p>
<p>Q. To Anderson. If a sack is to be delivered by the way, do you give a note with that?</p>
<p>Anderson. I always deliver a ticket of it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I asked my master, what was to do? he told me, there was ten chaldron of coals to go to Mr. Leak's at Mile-end: I got it half loaded, and he stood by the waggon side: there came a gentleman on the wharf, and said, he wanted a sack of coals; my master ordered him a sack; said he, must I pay your servant that brings them in; my master said, as you please for that; he pulled out 3 s. and gave it into Mr. Salloway's hand; my master said to me, Thomas, load twenty-nine sacks; I loaded twenty-nine, and put my horses too: my master followed me into Fox's Lane; he there chalked the sacks, that nobody might have any suspicion, but what the sacks were his; he showed me the door where the sack was to be delivered; I knocked at the door, and a woman opened it; I carried it down the entry; I shot the coals; she said, must I pay your master for the sack of coals? yes, said I, my master is at the door; my master said, come along, I have received the money for the sack upon the wharf; I said, you may pay me for shooting; she gave me threepence: I put the empty sack into the waggon: going up the hill, my master said, Thomas, stop, I'll get up and chalk the other sacks, that nobody shall have any mistrust of these other sacks,
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130017"/> if they come by, but what they are my own sacks. I delivered two sacks more to the hair-merchant, according to his order; he kept going on: the woman said, must I pay you for the coals or your master? I said, which she pleased; she paid me, my demand was six shillings; she took out a six and nine-penny piece, I returned her nine-pence, and put the other in my pocket; then I drove on to the sign of the Cheshire Cheese, and delivered two other sacks by my master's order; I carried them up-stairs to a school-mistress, she paid me; then I drove on to Mr. Leak's with the remainder part of the coals, which were twenty-four sacks, by my master's order: when I came, I rang at the gate, the servant came, I delivered to him the ticket; I did not know the contents of it; I can neither write nor read; he gave the ticket to his master: I followed him up; he shewed me the hole where I shot the coals. The footman was there when I carried the last sack; I said, they are all out, come and see the sacks told; said he, they are all right; said I, if you please to come and see the sacks told, well and good; said he, they are all right, there are twenty-four. I put the sacks in the waggon, and drove down to the wharf, and began to load the second turn of the same coals. The wharfinger came up to me, and said, I understand your master is very bad; said he, the ticket delivered, was for twenty-eight sacks, and there was but twenty-four delivered. He went and delivered the paper at the house: my master got up, and came upon the wharf to me, and said, Thomas, for God Almighty's sake, be true to me, and take an oath and stand to it, that you delivered twenty-eight sacks to Esq; Leak, if you do not, I am ruined for ever; said I, I will do no such thing, to take an oath for you, I never will: Sir, you know you gave me orders to leave five sacks, which I did; four I received the money for, and one you did; here is the money, if you please to take it; said he, I am so ill, I must go in and lay down; keep the money in your pocket, and give it me at night. I drove twenty-eight sacks to Esq; Leak's a second time; after I shot the last sack, I asked the footman, if he chose to see the sacks told; he came and saw there was twenty-eight of them. I went home to the wharf, and fetched the remainder of the ten chaldron at night: after I had done, I asked if my master was within. Mrs. came, and said he was ill in bed; said I, I should be very glad to speak with him; this evening: she went up and came down, and said, her master wanted me to walk up to him: I did, and said, your servant, Sir, I am very sorrow to see you so ill; he said, I am very ill; how have you made the matter up about Esq; Leak's coals? I said, I heard no more of it; if there is any thing amiss, I left the coals by your order, as I am your servant, and here is the money I received for the other coals, and gave him a six and nine-pence and a five and three-penny piece, which was twelve shillings. Here are the witnesses to whom I delivered the coals.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
<p>Mrs. Ashford. I live by Shadwell church. I dealt with Mr. Salloway for coals: the last sack I had, was the Saturday was se'nnight, before Christmas day: I can't recollect the times the prisoner brought them; he brought them never above one sack at a time, but once, then he brought two sacks.</p>
<p>Q. When was that?</p>
<p>Ashford. I believe it may be three months after my child was born, and that was born the 12th of May.</p>
<p>Q. Was Mr. Salloway by at the time they were delivered?</p>
<p>Ashford. I cannot tell that; I only saw him twice at my house.</p>
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<p>Q. How many sacks at a time?</p>
<p>M. Williamson. I had only one sack at a time, except once, then I had two sacks; that was ten days before Christmas.</p>
<p>Q. Did you pay the prisoner for them?</p>
<p>M. Williamson. I never paid him for any.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you see Mr. Salloway at that time?</p>
<p>M. Smith. No, I did not.</p>
<p>He called
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<p>Q. To Salloway. Was you in good health or ill, on the 16th of September?</p>
<p>Salloway. I was very ill in bed, and attended by Dr. Fothergill. I am sure I was not down stairs that day.</p>
<p>Q. To Anderson. How was Mr. Salloway the 16th of September, for health?</p>
<p>Anderson. He was in bed all that day; he had been ill above a fortnight before.</p>
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<p>Prisoner. I went along with them, and shewed them where the lead was. I never did such a thing before.</p>
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<p>Job Biffen. I am an officer, and live five or six doors from the prosecutor. I had the prisoner in charge; he would not confess to me till the prosecutor came in; then he said to him, I have fed you and served you, how could you go and serve me so? you could not do it for want, as you have 10 s. a week; then the prisoner owned he took the watch, to us; the prosecutor asked him, where the watch was, and said, if he would tell him, he would go and take it out, and he should go about his business; the prisoner said it was somewhere in St. Giles's. We took him before Justice Berry; there he would not speak; the Justice said, you rascal, why don't you speak? then he said, I took the watch. What have you done with it? I have pledged it. Where? I don't know, it is somewhere by St. Giles's Pound. Go and shew the man where it is. The Justice wrote his mittimus to Newgate: we took him first to St. Giles's, then he said it was not there: we went farther; he wanted to make his escape, when we were going back again, down Tyburn-road; he said, this is the house, I believe, but cannot tell. We could not find it, then we took him to Newgate.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going cross Tower hill; Commey was tossing up; he said, he had lost a shilling; so I offered to give it him, when we were going to Newgate: I said, it does not signify to look for it; I know nothing where it is; he said, come, go along to please the old man, whether you get it or not.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you know either of the women before?</p>
<p>Bailey. I never saw either of them before, to my knowledge.</p>
<p>Q. How old are you?</p>
<p>Bailey. I shall be 20 years of age next June.</p>
<p>Q. How many times might you have been at the play last year?</p>
<p>Bailey. I was there but once last year, and but once or twice this year.</p>
<p>Q. Did you make any attempt to get free from them?</p>
<p>Bailey. I can't say I did.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not, when you was in the street?</p>
<p>Bailey. I began to be frighted, seeing nobody but whores and thieves: I was afraid she would call out murder, and I should fall into bad bread.</p>
<p>Court. So then you rather chose to wait till the other woman came down, to help you up stairs.</p>
<p>Bailey. Yes.</p>
<p>Q. What did they get from you in the whole?</p>
<p>Bailey. Two shillings and two pence, but I got one sixpence back again.</p>
<p>Q. Was it your master's money?</p>
<p>Bailey. No; but I wanted it to go to the playhouse.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-28-person267"> Mary Jones
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<interp inst="t17640113-28-person267" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I was never in company with the prisoner at the bar before that night; going thro' Holborn, I met with her: she asked me if I would go and drink a draught of purl.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>M. Jones. It was this day 5 weeks.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>M. Jones. I lodge in Cross-lane.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you lodged there?</p>
<p>M. Jones. I lodged there a month.</p>
<p>Q. How long has she lodged in that lane?</p>
<p>M. Jones. I don't know. As we were coming out from drinking the purl, she said, will you go home with me? She met this young man; I was on the other side, turning into Queen-street, about five yards before her: we went cross the street, through Queen-street, and to Cross-street; she asked the young man to go with her; she said, he was her acquaintance: she said, her husband was at home, and he would hand me down the candle to one pair of stairs; we went into a court, to a house next door to the Boot. As I walked before them, she asked me to take hold of his hand; he refus'd it. I said, why should you ask the young man to go, when he does not chuse it; she call'd me fool. I refused to lug him along: I walked before them, and at the door he gave her 2 d. for a pint of purl: she told me to go up stairs, I did: there was a drummer, he gave me a candle upon the stairs: I held it in my hand, and lighted them up stairs as I stood upon the stairs. When they were up stairs, she asked me to come in; then she asked me if I would be concerned with him. I told her I would not: she picked him up. They offered me some beer; I saw him give her 6 d. she asked him for another; he gave her another: she gave me one of them; then she intruded upon him to give her a shilling more: I turned my face to the fire, and he cry'd out murder. I turned round, and saw a knife in her hand: I asked her if she was not ashamed to show a knife to any body. She bid me mind my own business. She did not intend to hurt him, but to fright him, to see if he would
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130020"/> give her more money. He said his master sent him on an errand, and gave him 6 d. and if he went home without his errand, his master would use him ill.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see him give her any thing after you saw the knife?</p>
<p>M. Jones. No, I did not. I desired her to give him the 6 d. but she would not; then I gave him the 6 d. I had; he was then gone down stairs, and stood at the street door. There were several people came down, and asked her if she was not ashamed of herself, by reason the young man call'd out, and cry'd, concerning his master's 6 d. I would not go in her company any more. On the Monday, I went and bought me a pair of pumps, and met the prisoner, and another woman with her. I told the other woman what a fright I was in: we were all three taken up about the middle of Queen-street.</p>
<p>Q. What became of the drummer after that?</p>
<p>M. Jones. I do not know. He came to the gaol, and threatned to destroy me.</p>
<p>Q. to Bailey. Who is your master?</p>
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<p>Q. Is he here?</p>
<p>Bailey. No, he is not.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-28-person269"> Thomas Oaks
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<interp inst="t17640113-28-person269" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a constable. On Monday evening, the 12th of last month, Mr. Marsden, and this lad, Bailey, came to my shop: Marsden said, this lad has been robbed by some of my neighbours. I asked the lad if he should know them? he said, he should. I desired him to go into a public-house, a little way down Drury-Lane, and see if any of the parties were there: he did, and said there was none of them. We went down Great Queen-street, then into Little Queen-street; going along, I saw some women standing; I went to them, and said, young man, look at these women; he bid me take hold of the prisoner at the bar: I took her by the wrist; he said, this is the woman, I will swear, that held the knife to me and robbed me; the evidence was going along towards Holborn. I said to her, where are you going? she said she was going home. I called to the young man, to come and look at her: he had a sight of her face, by the light of a lamp, in Little Queen-street; said he, this is the woman that was with her. Mr. Fielding's clerk asked the young man to show the place where he was ill treated; he said he could; we went to Cross-lane: when we came to the place, it was dark; he went and got a half-penny candle, and lighted it, and went directly up to the very room of the prisoner at the bar, and said, this is the room where I was threatened and robbed: we took the two women to Sir
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<interp inst="t17640113-28-person270" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; he committed one to one place, and the other to another: the drummer was sitting by the fore-side, when we went into the room.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The young woman,
<persName id="t17640113-28-person271"> Mary Jones
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<p>98. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person280" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am employed as a watchman on
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<p>Q. Do you know who handed it out of the lighter?</p>
<p>Ward. I do. It was the prisoner at the bar: I saw him.</p>
<p>Q. Were there any other people in that lighter at that time?</p>
<p>Ward. There were three or four people in that and the empty one; there was only one in the lighter with Beckett.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who received it?</p>
<p>Ward. I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Was the tobacco shipped in casks?</p>
<p>Ward. It was.</p>
<p>Q. Was any of the casks with the head out?</p>
<p>Ward. No.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know where the tobacco was taken from?</p>
<p>Ward. No, I do not.</p>
<p>Q. Whose tobacco was it?</p>
<p>Ward. I do not know.</p>
<p>Cross Examination.</p>
<p>Q. Were the hogsheads all close when you went down?</p>
<p>Ward. They were; but they had been meddled with.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know who gave it to the prisoner?</p>
<p>Ward. I do not: I don't think the prisoner at the bar was guilty of taking it out of the hogshead.</p>
<p>Q. Who was?</p>
<p>Ward. That I don't know.</p>
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<p>Q. Where do you believe it was taken from?</p>
<p>Linton. From out of a hogshead.</p>
<p>Q. Why do you believe that?</p>
<p>Linton. There had been a hogshead opened, and it was put close too again; but when we came to examine it narrowly, we found some tobacco was missing.</p>
<p>Q. to Ward. Did you examine the hogsheads?</p>
<p>Ward. I did immediately, and found one of the heads was hollow; it went in.</p>
<p>Q. to Linton. Whose tobacco was it?</p>
<p>Linton. It was the property of Messrs. Bucannan, Hinman, and Lankaster; there was no other tobacco that was shipped, but theirs; I have known the prisoner 8 years, and never heard he was detected in any bad action, nor ever saw any thing bad of him. I don't believe he was the man that opened the hogshead.</p>
<p>Q. Explain your reason for your belief?</p>
<p>Linton. All the reason I have to believe that, is, I never saw him down in the lighter; he was at the end of the lighter, holding what we call the Guy. I always looked upon him to be an honest hard-working man.</p>
<p>Q. How much tobacco was missing?</p>
<p>Linton. It is impossible to judge; but according to my opinion, there was more than 20 pounds missing.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was working at the tobacco; I never saw the handkerchief, and know nothing of it. There were five men along with me.</p>
<p>To his Character.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-29-person282"> Robert Rouse
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person282" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-29-person282" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner 16 years, I always looked upon him to be a very hard working man. I never knew, nor heard any thing amiss of him in my life: he was apprentice at Lambeth.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-29-person283"> William Sketes
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person283" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was at work with the prisoner at the bar, on the 29th of December; we were loading tobacco; I saw no opportunity the prisoner had to open any vessel.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see a handkerchief handed over the barge by the prisoner?</p>
<p>Sketes. No, I did not. I have known him about 10 or 11 years: he is a good honest man, as far as ever I knew.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-29-person284"> George Black
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person284" type="given" value="George"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-29-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him 6 months; he has the character of an honest man.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-29-person285"> William Powell
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person285" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-29-person285" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him about 10 years; he is a very honest laborious man: I never heard the least harm of him in my life.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-29-person286"> Elizabeth Sanger
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person286" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17640113-29-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known him ever since he was a child; he has a very good character; I never heard any thing amiss of him in my life.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-29-person287"> Richard Sanger
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him 20 years, and been conversant with him the whole time: I always had a good opinion of him; I never heard any thing to the contrary, but that he was a very honest, industrious man. He is a lighterman.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-29-person288" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known him 4 years; he is a very hard-working honest man; that is the character he bears.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-30-person291" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I belong to the Custom-house. On the 3d of this instant, between 4 and 5 in the afternoon, I was weighing some goods: I saw the prisoner with a piece of cloth in his hand, behind him: Hollo, said I; with that he dropped the piece behind him, and turned about seemingly unconcerned. Said I, what was you doing with that piece of cloth? he said, he did not touch it; we seized him, and carried him to the Compter, and the next day before the sitting alderman, at Guild-hall, who committed him to Newgate. As we were going to Newgate, he said, he had it in his hand; that he took it from the ground, and was going to lay it on a chest: the cloth came out of a Hamburg ship, packed up in chests: (produced in court) in one chest there was a place where it had been drawn out.</p>
<persName id="t17640113-30-person292"> John Jebb
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<interp inst="t17640113-30-person292" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was called from Gally-key, and ordered to take the prisoner into custody: in coming along, he owned he took it from the ground because he feared it would be trod on.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-30-person293" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a cooper. I was attending on some business on the key, when Stevenson called Hollo: I saw the prisoner drop the piece of cloth from behind him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-30-person294" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known the prisoner twelve years; he has been in England 6 years; he was pressed on board a man of war in London: he has not been long come home. He has worked at day labouring work up and down; he had a very good character before he left Ireland, and he bears a good character since he came here.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-30-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a victualler in White-chapel. I have known him between five and six years. He resorted to my house at his first coming, when he was press'd: he was gone very near four years; then he came as far as Spithead; there he had a ticket, and came to London, for a fortnight. Then he came to my house again. I never heard any harm of him in my life; he has been at my house commonly. Last year, he worked at ballast-work, and on board of ships. I never heard but that he was very honest.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-31-off162 t17640113-31-crimeloc164"/> there were divers chests of snuff: I saw the prisoner with a canister in his hand, walking up Sumer's-key gate-way: I said, Hollo! what have you got there, my friend? he had got about 20 yards from the chests; he came back again with the canister in his hand: said he, I don't know what it is: I said, how came you by it? he said, he found it in the gateway. I had seen it in his hand before he came into the gateway.</p>
<p>Q. What was in the canister?</p>
<p>Linton. It is full of Havannah snuff; (producing it) when we came to examine the chests of snuff, one of them was opened.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was walking up, to look for some work, and found it on the ground. The gentleman said, Hollo! what have you there? I said, I don't know; if it belongs to you, you may take it.</p>
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<p>101. (L.)
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<p>Q. Did you see any body with him?</p>
<p>Barrett. No, I did not.</p>
<p>Q. How long had you been gone from the coach?</p>
<p>Barrett. Not above three minutes. This is the coat I have now on.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-32-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 19th of December, I was at my own door, in Bishopsgate-street; the prisoner was by the coach, opposite my house. I saw him get upon the fore wheel, and take hold of the coat, and pull it off; just as he had got it off, the prosecutor came out at the door: he ran directly round the coach; I heard him say to the man, where is my great coat? the prisoner was going back again, to put it on the coach; he seeing the prosecutor look at him, threw it down, and ran away. He was soon taken.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any body with the prisoner when he took the coat?</p>
<p>Tinsdale. I did: there was a man standing about 8 or ten yards from the coach, seemingly to belong to the prisoner: he seemed to give motions to him.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was going to look for work, and a young fellow was standing by the coach; he desired me to take the coat cross the way for him, and he would give me a pot of beer.</p>
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<p>Q. Did you ever meet with your tankard again?</p>
<p>Lloyd. No, I never heard any thing more of it; the prisoner was carried to New Prison, and afterwards he had a hearing before a magistrate, and he was committed to Newgate.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-33-person310" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am Mr. Lloyd's servant. The prisoner at the bar came into the house, and called for a tankard of beer: I drawed it in a silver tankard; he stood with his back to the fire, and bid me put it on the bar; I did, and went about my business directly. I came out of the cellar, and saw him take it from the bar, and go to the door; I followed him: he said, I am going to the barber's with the tankard; I stood at my master's door and saw him go in at the barber's shop, with the beer. In the morning, I went to the barber's for the tankard, and it was not there; they said, the young man came in with a tankard, almost full of beer, and he brought it back again, as the person was not there, which he said he brought it to drink with. I never saw him since he took the tankard from the bar, till to-day; he had used our house once or twice a day, for about two months.</p>
<p>Q. from the Prisoner. Whether did you give me the tankard, or I took it from the bar?</p>
<p>Barrett. The prisoner took it from the bar.</p>
<p>Q. Did any body else see me take it from the bar?</p>
<p>Barrett. Yes,
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<interp inst="t17640113-33-person312" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I heard the prisoner bid the evidence draw a tankard of beer, and saw him take the tankard from the bar, just as I came into the house, and go out at the door with it.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was born at Highgate: I work for Mr. Miles, a coachmaker, in cammomile-street.</p>
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<p>103. (L.)
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<p>Q. What is
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<p>Q. Whose property are they?</p>
<p>M. Hopkins. They are the property of the regiment.</p>
<p>Q. What is this hospital?</p>
<p>M. Hopkins. It is supported by the officers of the regiment.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130026"/>Q. Who pays for the sheets?</p>
<p>M. Hopkins. Mr. Traquet pays for them: he is the doctor of the regiment, and steward of the hospital besides; he orders every thing but the diet; that I take care of. He lives in the Strand.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the handkerchief on the ground; I was going away: I said, if it was his, he might take it. I am a barber, and have been but twenty-two weeks from Bristol.</p>
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<p>105. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640113-36-victim328 t17640113-36-viclabel191"/>, and live in Poland-street. The prisoner worked journey-work with me, about a year and nine months; he worked for me till last Monday; I took him yesterday morning in his lodgings.
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<interp inst="t17640113-36-person330" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> came and told me he had bought a tub of the prisoner, and he thought he bought it too cheap: I found it to be my tub, when I took the prisoner up, and charged him with stealing these tubs. He confessed that he had stole as many as came to about fifty shillings, from time to time: I do not know but he has taken as many as come to twenty pounds. I reposed a great deal of confidence in him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-36-person331" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to me about two months ago; he was going into the country, and had two casks, and wanted to sell them; I gave three shillings and six-pence for them: they are now at Mr. Bevan's house.</p>
<p>Bevan. They are my property.</p>
<p>Denbigh. He came in distress, and borrowed a shilling of me; after that he told me he was carrying a tub to a turner's shop, which was bespoke, and if I would go and call for a pint of beer, he would come and pay me; he came, and said they would give him but three and six-pence for it; so I took it, and stop'd my shilling. This was last Monday night about seven o'clock.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Denbigh. I am a cooper, and live in Oxford-road near Grosvenor-Square. In a minute or two, I mistrusted it was not honestly come by; so I left the tub in the Tap-room, and went and enquired where the tub came from: I knew he worked with Mr. Bevan; then I went and let Mr. Bevan know of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640113-36-person332" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner at the bar came to me, about two months ago, with a gallon wooden bottle, and a two gallon one; one came to seven-pence, and the other eleven-pence. This same tub the prisoner brought to me last Monday night, and asked me if I would have it; I said, no.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Smith. I keep a turner's shop.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I have often been trusted with my master's goods, and have returned him the money.</p>
<p>Bevan. I did not trust him with these goods; I have found five casks of his selling, unknown to me; he has almost trusted me out of doors.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176401130027"/>106. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640113-37-person338" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; he granted me a warrant, and I took him up; he was committed to Bridewell: the gaol keeper told him, if he would tell where the cloaths were, he would knock his irons off; he told us he had sold them at the Blackmoor's Head in High Holbourn: we went as he directed, and found them. The man's name is
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