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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176405020001"/>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 Wednesday the 2d, Thursday the 3d, Friday the 4th, Saturday the 5th, and Monday the 7th, of MAY.
<p>In the Third Year of His MAJESTY's Reign. Being the Fourth SESSION in the MAYORALTY of The Right Honourable
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<p>NUMBER IV. PART I. for the YEAR 1764.</p>
<p>Sold by W. NICOLL, in St. Paul's Church-yard.</p>
<p>[Price SIX-PENCE.]</p>
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<p>King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery, held for the City of LONDON, &c.</p>
<p>BEFORE the Right Honourable
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<p>N. B. The *, +, and ++, refer to the Judges before whom the Prisoner was tried. </p>
<p>L. London, M. Middlesex.</p>
<p>London Jury.</p>
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<p>Middlesex Jury.</p>
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<p>221. (L.)
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was coming along, the gentleman laid hold of me, and took me into the punch-house, and charged me with taking his handkerchief, and a woman brought it in out of the street.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I saw it lying on the ground in the punch-house.</p>
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<p>On his cross examination he said, The prisoner had lived with him about ten years and a half: that he paid a great regard to him, and he never had any reason to suspect him before: That he takes the wine left by customers as his property, as they leave it for the advantage of the house; but that it is a common thing for the waiters (of which he has generally five or six) if they go into the room before the master, to take what is left in the bottles, and apply them to their own use: That he never countenanced their taking such wine out of the house to alehouses, but should not deny their drinking it at his own house.</p>
<p>Mrs. Andrews. When they were searching the waiters boxes, I observed the prisoner very busy in taking something from his box, and concealing it under his bed-cloths; I went and turned the cloaths down, and found there three glass cloths and ten napkins. My method is to deliver the waiters a certain number of glass cloths in a week, and when they give me back a dirty one, I deliver them a clean one. I employ a washer-woman to wash my linen, and do not expect the waiters to deliver the cloths clean to me.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-2-person42" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a waiter at the prosecutor's. I saw the prisoner putting things behind the bed-cloths when they were searching, and I saw my mistress go and take some napkins and cloths from the bed-cloths.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-2-person43" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am constable. I executed the search-warrant. (He produced twelve damask napkins and glass cloths, two rubbers, and a china bason, deposed to by Mrs. Andrews.) These were found when we searched the woman at the bar's lodging. The man said he carried them to his sister's in order to have them washed; and the sister said, he brought them in his pocket, at different times, for her to wash them.</p>
<p>James Cowen's Defence.</p>
<p>It is usual for all waiters in town to carry napkins in their pockets; as to the wine that gentlemen leave in bottles, that lies among the waiters; sometimes on an evening we save three or four bottles; and I have often carried a bit of fowl that has been left to my sister, and a napkin to be washed; the wine that is left we carry it into the garret, and save it among ourselves; I know nothing of the Rum and Arrack.</p>
<p>Mary Cowen's Defence.</p>
<p>I met with an accident one day as I was going to iron, and could not do any business for a month, which was the reason I had so many dirty napkins by me.</p>
<p>The prisoners called
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<p>224, 225.
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<p>To which they
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-3-defend59 t17640502-3-punish16"/> T </rs>. </p> </div1>
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<p>226. (M.)
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<p>The prosecutor, Lowther the evidence, and the rest of the evidences, deposed as on the trial of Rockett and Steward, capitally convicted for the same, and since executed. See No. 206, and 207, in last Sessions paper, to which for want of room the reader is referred.</p>
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<p>227. (M.)
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<p>Q. Can you tell who that man was?</p>
<p>Lawford. He had a great coat on, buttoned up almost to his nose. I was sent for, two or three days after that, to know if I knew the man; there was the prisoner, I said, before the justice; I believed he was the man that robbed me; I saw the mare in the stable where the prisoner was taken; she was a poor looking thing; I believe it to be the same the man rode that robbed me; it is the same colour and size; but I did not know, when I was robbed, whether it was a horse or a mare.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-5-person73" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I found this pistol ( producing one) under the manger where the prisoner's horse stood, as I was told, but I did not see the prisoner.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Did the man offer any pistol to you?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. No, he did not.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-5-person74"> William Willson
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<interp inst="t17640502-5-person74" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-5-person74" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner came to my house; he was suspected to be a highwayman; after we sat up with him to guard him, the next morning I went to look about to see if I could find any arms or things, but could find nothing; Paternoster said, Give me leave to go and search; he was not gone five minutes before he returned with this pistol; it was found in the stall where the prisoner's horse stood; it was loaded.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-5-person75"> Joseph Ratcliff
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<interp inst="t17640502-5-person75" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-5-person75" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 1st of March a person came to recommend the prisoner to me to hire my mare; we agreed; he was to give me eight shillings for her for two days, and if he staid three he was to give me half a guinea; three days were to be the longest; he not returning, I advertised my mare twice, but I heard nothing of her till I believe the 28th of March; then I found her at the house where the prisoner was taken.</p>
<p>Q. What colour was your mare?</p>
<p>Ratcliff. Mine is a black mare.</p>
<p>Q. Had you ever let him your mare before?</p>
<p>Ratcliff. No, never. He told me he was going twenty miles down into Kent.</p>
<p>Q. Where do you live?</p>
<p>Ratcliff. I live at the Greyhound in Grub-street.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<p>228. (M.)
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<p>Joannah Holmes. The prisoner was my
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-6-defend77 t17640502-6-deflabel28"/>; I went out and left her at home; I left 42 guineas; all of the present king's coin, in my cabinet; at my return I missed ten guineas, and a great many other things; I charged her with taking them; she acknowledged she had taken them; eight guineas, of this king's coin, were found in her box, which she acknowledged to be mine; she likewise told me where she had changed the other two; one at a butcher's, and the other at the sign of the ship.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176405020005"/>Mr. Manley. The prosecutrix applied to me for a warrant to take up the prisoner; I granted her one, and likewise a search warrant, and was there at the opening the prisoner's box: There were found eight guineas and other things, that the prisoner acknowledged she had bought for 23 l. odd money. She gave no account how she came by the money. She at first owned to me that she opened the cabinet, and took out seven guineas.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-6-person79"> Ann Tucker
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I don't know what I said; they opened my box, and took my money out.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-6-person81" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a public-house next door to the lady; the girl has come to my house for beer, I have scored beer short, and she has told me of it several times.</p>
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<p>229. (M.)
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-7-defend83 t17640502-7-deflabel34"/>. I went out on the 6th of April, and did not return till morning, at which time I missed my cloaths mentioned in the indictment; the prisoner was missing; he was taken; and charged with taking the things mentioned; and acknowledged he did.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-7-person87" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker. The prisoner brought these buckles on the 6th of April. (Produced in court, and deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-7-person89" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , two pawnbrokers, produced each a coat and waistcoat, which they deposed they took in of the prisoner. (Deposed to by prosecutor.)</p>
<p>Mr. Dawson. Upon enquiring after the prisoner, I found he was gone to Gravesend; I went there and found him; he had paid half his passage to go to Holland; I charged him with taking the things mentioned; he acknowledged he had taken them; he has been about nine months in the first regiment of foot-guards; he behaved well as a soldier. The prosecutor is an officer in the same regiment.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
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<persName id="t17640502-8-person94"> William Williams
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<interp inst="t17640502-8-person94" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . About a fortnight or three weeks after Christmas, the prisoner came and took a lodging of me, ready furnished, for her husband and she. She said her husband was a waterman. Upon the 23d of February my wife and I went into her room; we missed the things mentioned; she went out, and locked the prisoner and I into the room; she got a constable; we took the prisoner up; she confessed she had taken the things mentioned, and had pawned them for 2 s. each.</p>
<p>Allice, his wife, confirmed the testimony he had given.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I took and pledge them with no other intention but to get them again, and put them in their places.</p>
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<p>Mr. Smithson. The prisoner is a Jew; he used to look after my horse: I went to give the horse some corn in the stable; I had sent the prisoner out: I seeing a bag, took it out; there were these things here produced in it; I went and carried the bag, with the things in it, to Mr. Ritherdson's, and ran back to the stable, and met the prisoner. I took him back to the stable, and locked the door, and went home. I had not been at home above ten minutes, before the prisoner came to my house; I said to him, Stay here till I go to Mr. Ritherdon. When I came there, Mr. Ritherdon shot them out, and said, These are the things which the synagogue was robbed of: I said it must be the prisoner that took them; I said he was then at my house: I went to him, and said, Emanuel, what the d - I have you been doing of? he fell a crying. I took him to Mr. Ritherdon, who asked him how he came by them? he said, he got into the synagogue one night; that the door went with a spring lock, so that they within could get out; and they without, could not get in; he let himself out with the things, and nobody was concerned with him, and that nobody persuaded him to do it. I went with the prisoner to Mr. Gompertz's: there he told Mr. Gompertz how he got in and out, all the same as he had told me; and after that, he told it before us and Mr. Gompertz's two sons, that he did it himself, and no other was concerned with him. Though I was in the country all that night, yet I was accused by the Jews as being a party concerned with him: the boy said before my Lord Mayor, that I carried part of the things to the stable; and he produced two men, one said he had seen me five or six times in the synagogue (and I never was there in my life): the prisoner confessed he had sold part of the gold fringe to Mr. Plunk, in Long-acre; and after that, he said I was along with him in Long-acre, and received part of the money.</p>
<p>Mr. Ritherdon. On Friday the 2d of March, between one and two in the day, Mr. Smithson came running into my shop, with a bag in his hand; I having a customer in the shop, could not speak to him, but sent for him presently after; he said to me, Have you locked at these things? I looked at them, and immediately said, these are the things that were taken out of the Jew's synagogue: he said, then the Jew boy that looks after my horse has done it, and he is at my house now; I said, go and fetch him; he did: I told the boy he had done something that I believed would hang him: he said, no; he had broke no lock. I said, was any body concerned with you? he said, no, nobody. I asked him, what could induce him to do it? he said, he could not tell. Mr. Smithson asked him the same questions, and he answered him the same. He said it was the first fact he ever did, and desired I would speak to Mr. Gompertz for him.</p>
<p>Q. Why did the Jews charge Mr. Smithson with it?</p>
<p>Ritherdon. After the prisoner had been with young Mr. Gompertz, Mr. Solomons was very earnest to have the boy go with him; I said to Smithson, you must not let him go out of your sight. Mr. Smithson said to him, What do you want with the boy? his answer was, I'll plump you, and away they went together. Presently after they came back; he came to me in the shop, and said, Mr. Ritherdon, I want to speak with you; the boy says Mr. Smithson is concerned.</p>
<p>Q. Is Mr. Smithson a Jew?</p>
<p>Ritherdon. No, he is not; that Solomons is a Jew; he is son to the clerk of the synagogue.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-9-person101" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . As soon as these things were brought to Mr. Gompertz's, he sent to let me know they were found, and the person that took them. Mr. Gompertz said he was going to carry the prisoner to his father, to know what to do with him; he delivered him to me, and I brought him to the Compter. I said to him, how came you to be guilty of this rash action? he said Mr. Smithson had learned him to do it, and delivered a bit of the ornament to the cloke from his pocket, as we were going along. I said, if any body is concerned with you, you ought to tell it; the boy said the same before my Lord Mayor.</p>
<p>Q. Did you know then that Mr. Smithson had brought it to Mr. Ritherdon.</p>
<p>Solomons. No, I did not. I knew he had brought it to Mr. Gompertz's for the reward.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence, but called
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<p>Q. Is Mr. Plank of Long-acre here?</p>
<p>Ritherdon. He is not. I went to him with Mr.
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<p>Court. You should have brought him here.</p>
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<p>232. (L.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-10-person113" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I received an anonymous letter, setting forth, that this Collins had behaved very ill, in concealing oil that I trusted him to light the lamps with; I went and searched his house, and found three gallons, a pint and a half of oil, in a large tin cannister. I took him before my Lord Mayor; there he owned he had taken oil at several times: we have had a general complaint, and I allowed him a shilling a week extraordinary, that he should take care to do the work well.</p>
<p>Q. Where did he say he had taken the oil from?</p>
<p>Sabe. He was served with oil every day at my cellar, and the oil must have been taken from my pots. My Lord asked him how he came by the oil; he said, he had saved a little at sundry times, out of the quantity that I allowed him to light the lamps. I had told him several times, if he had more oil than was wanted, to bring it to my house: he never brought any; only the empty pots next morning.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-11-person118" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am church-warden of our parish; and on the 20th of March, I was sent for to our workhouse; as I was coming back, it was dark, between 11 and 12 at night, I met the prisoner, and kicked against his pot; he gave me an oath: I said, Who is that, Joe? he said, yes. I said, what have you got there? he was carrying his pot home, and pretended to reel, as if he had a design to spill the oil. I insisted on his carrying the pot to my house; he did, and there was three quarts and half a pint of oil in it, which I perceive to be one day's theft; thus I have been injured in my property and reputation; he had lighted the lamps in St. George's parish, Ratcliff-highway, and he was coming by my door, to carry this home. I have had a general complaint in his walk, and had been out several times to watch him, but found it impossible to go, but he by some means or other knew I was there. He acknowledged before my Lord Mayor, that this was oil that he had saved out of what was delivered to him: he was to have brought the oil home, if there had been any left, after serving the lamps.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I intended, having a considerable saving, to have gone to work early with the oil the next morning, without going to the shop.</p>
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176405020008"/> Mrs. Pen's; and the prisoner hearing of this, he absconded: this was on a Thursday, and on the Saturday following, his friends brought him to me, and said, they were very sorry he should be guilty of such a crime: he in my counting-house owned, before me and my partner, that he had been guilty of stealing only part of this cloth; after that, he confessed he had taken the whole piece of cloth; and when in the Compter, he confessed he took the stockings that were missing, and the piece of damask, and sundry other things not laid in the indictment. He was brought before my Lord Mayor, and there owned to the same. I intended to lay the indictment favourable; that if he was cast for transportation, his friends, as he is young, might have an opportunity; by giving security, of sending him abroad for seven years. I did understand he intended to plead guilty.</p>
<p>Q. How came he to have an opportunity to take the goods?</p>
<p>Webb. His master, Mr. Sing, works for us, in making up furniture. He owned, when he came, and was in the back-warehouse, he saw the holland lying convenient, and he wrapped it in the wrapper which he had brought things in, and took it away; he said, he gave part of the holland to his sister, that lived with Mrs. Pen, and part of it he sold to a workwoman at Mrs. Sing's, and the other part, which we have here, was found in the room where he lay, at Mr. Sing's house, concealed behind a board. There was one
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<p>Mr. Axby. I saw part of the holland and the worsted damask, and some other things in the garret, where he and his fellow-apprentice lay: the plaister was pulled away, and the things put in, and a board nailed tight over the place. I know the damask well, and the prisoner told us where it was put.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I lay in the bed where Brown did; I dropt my knee-buckle by the bedside, and in looking for it, moving the bed, I saw these things; a piece of holland stuck out, and I pulled it out. Brown came up, and said it was his; he got it of a young man that came from sea, and if I would not say any thing of it, he would give me some to make a shirt. I delivered it to my sister, and bid her keep the remainder for herself.</p>
<p>He called two reputable tradesmen, who had known him from an infant, and gave him a good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-14-person136" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 20th of February, I suspected two young men of robbing me of my watch: I took them up, and they were in gaol five weeks; I advertised the watch. After that, Mr. Brooks brought the prisoner to me, about a month after I lost it; he can give a farther account of it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-14-person137" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live on Ludgate-hill. A woman brought me a watch to pledge for a guinea; she did not appear to be the right owner; she said it was not her property, but the property of a woman that stood in the street: she went out, and brought in the woman at the bar: I took her, according to the advertisement, to the prosecutor; (The watch produced) this is the watch that the prisoner said was her property.</p>
<p>Groves. This is a watch that was brought to me to be cleaned; the prisoner was my
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<p>A person told me that watch was her husband's, and desired me to pawn it: I sent another woman, named
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<p>Q. Did you find any of your things again?</p>
<p>J. Roach. No, I never did.</p>
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<p>Prosecutor. This is the linen I saw the prisoner throw down on his bed; it is my property, and was taken from out of my room.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-16-person155" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went to Mr. More's assistance, when he called for help; I saw this piece of cloth lying on the prisoner's bed: I made a pencil-mark on it; here it is.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am as innocent as the child unborn; the linen never was in my knapsack, in this world; I cannot tell how it came up into that room.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<p>Serjeant Bethway. The prisoner belongs to the first battalion of the first regiment, and has for between 9 and 10 years; he came to us out of a marching regiment, and has behaved as well as any man in the regiment: he never missed his duty, and always came clean.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-16-person156" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I keep a public-house: I have known him about two months; he has been in my cellar, and about my house; I never missed any thing: he rented a stall of me; he is a shoemaker.</p>
<p>Q. What money did he use to spend per day with you?</p>
<p>Thomas. About a shilling or two in a day.</p>
<p>Q. Do you not know that is more than his pay could support?</p>
<p>Thomas. But he married a woman with some fortune.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. He was married on the Sunday, and taken up on the Tuesday night following.</p>
<p>Q. to Thomas. Did you ever hear he had some cloth to sell?</p>
<p>Thomas. I heard he had some cloth, but he said he bought it at St. Giles's.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-16-person157" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a baker. I have known him about two months: all that ever I heard of him, was, that he was a very honest man.</p>
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<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>Nanny Wilson brought me this handkerchief; she worked at weeding with me at Chelsea.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. The prisoner's maiden name is Wilson.</p>
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<p>240. (M.)
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<persName id="t17640502-18-person168"> Abraham Purdey
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<p>Q. Did you know her before?</p>
<p>A. Purdey. I never saw her before, to my knowledge.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-18-person169" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I know the things to be my mother's property; they were taken away from out of the yard.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-18-person170" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-18-person170" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I went to get a pint of beer in my dinner-hour; the prisoner came in with a bundle of things, and asked me if I would buy a waistcoat; she shewed it me; it was not dry. I said, I believe you did not come honestly by it; tell me where you had it, and I'll go and make it up for you: she said, she came very honestly by it: she had two bed-gowns; six aprons, and two handkerchiefs besides, all wet. I took her before Justice Berry, and in the mean time, the prosecutrix came and owned the things. (The goods produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-18-person171" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> (the constable.) I had the prisoner in charge; when we were before the justice, the prosecutrix and her daughter came and owned the things.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I was coming along Whitechapel; she asked me to make an exchange; so I took the things of her, and I thought they were honestly come by. I was to give her my gown.</p>
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<p>241. (M.)
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<p>Q. Did you know the prisoner before?</p>
<p>Philips. I never saw him in my life before. I came out of the country, and went to that house to lie.</p>
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<p>Gascoyne, a watchman, deposed to that of searching and finding the things in the prisoner's shirt.</p>
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<p>I am a
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<interp inst="t17640502-21-person190" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I live in a court, in
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<interp inst="t17640502-21-person191" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> had my cardinal, but I cannot catch her. I took the prisoner before Justice Fielding; there she owned to the taking the things. The prisoner has never a friend in the world but me.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in her defence.</p>
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<p>Q. Had she been at your house, the day the tankard was missing?</p>
<p>Allen. She had; but we had no call for her that week.</p>
<p>Q. Where had you seen your tankard last?</p>
<p>Allen. It stood in the corner cupboard, in the kitchen, on the 28th, at one o'clock.</p>
<p>Mr. Stevens. I live at the Dial and Crown, in Aldgate high-street, and keep a silver-smith's shop. On the 28th of February, the prisoner at the bar came to my house, and said, she wanted to dispose of a silver tankard: I examined her where she lived, and what business her husband was, and how she came to sell the tankard? she said she lived at Bow, near the Golden Cup, and that her husband had the misfortune to break his leg, and she had five or six children, and they were drove to necessity; telling me this, I bought it rather out of pity, than that of profit: I gave her 5 s. an ounce for it: she was well dressed: Mr. Carrington was in my shop at the time; it weighed 30 ounces, 7 pennyweights; I sell new silver now, at 5 s. 5 d. an ounce.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176405020012"/>Q. What time of the day was this?</p>
<p>Stevens. It was about three or four in the afternoon: I put it in my window for sale: Mrs. Allen coming by some time after, she came in, and desired me to let her see the tankard: I did: she said, this is my tankard: then Mr. Allen, and another gentleman, came at night and asked for it: I said, I was very ready to deliver it up before a magistrate, in case they would prosecute the thief. Mr. Allen, and his wife, described the woman they suspected, and it tallied exactly to the woman I bought the tankard of: I have had it in my custody ever since. (Produced and deposed to by prosecutor.) I went to Mr. Allen's house with Mr. Carrington, who works for me and a little boy: when we saw the prisoner, ing in a dirty dress, I said, I should be glad in the cloaths that she dresses in: they were we knew her before she put them on, but then looked more like what she did before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-22-person198" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> ; she made the letter M; and in making the W, she made some scruple; and said, she did not know how to do it. I desired of her, when we went down to see her, to know if she could write; she took the pen, and made such an M as before; and when she came to make a W, she made use of the same words as before, or to the same purport; and the letters very much resembled what she had wrote before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-22-person199" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have been errand-boy to Mr. Stevens about seven months. I had been sent to Mr. Carrington's house, and meeting him, he and I came into the shop together; there was the prisoner at the bar. (He exactly confirmed the account given by Carrington.)</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I know nothing of the affair; I never forsook the house after the tankard was missing.</p>
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<p>See her tried before for stealing a bank note, value 100 l. No. 312, in Sir
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<p>245. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-23-person205" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the prisoner go out of our shop; I thought he had got something; I ran out, and called, Stop Thief; he ran down an alley, and I after him: he was taken and brought back; and there delivered 3 s. and said, he had it out of the till. I did not know what in the till; when he delivered it, he said, this was without being asked.</p>
<p>Charles. I heard Mrs. Marshall cry, Stop Thief, seven at night, on the first of March; I pu nd took the prisoner; he was got into a ho d, behind the door, was found the till, which prosecutor owned.</p>
<p>Q. to J. Marshall. he till taken away?</p>
<p>J. Marshall. It was.
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<p>246. (M.)
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<p>247. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-25-person214" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I was above stairs when the fact was done, so can only swear these pair of pumps are my property. (Producing them.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-25-person215" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to Mr. Harris. I heard a little boy say a man has taken a pair of shoes away; I ran out; I came up to the prisoner, and said, Hollo, my friend; you must go along with me; I got assistance, and brought him back into the shop; and got a constable, and took him to Justice Welch; he had the pumps in his hand when I laid hold on him.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-26-person222" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 5th of March I missed the things mentioned in the indictment, and had reason to suspect the prisoner Darling; they were taken out of my chest; I found them in the possession of Ramsey, after he had denied he had any such things in his possession. On the 20th of March I found them, according to the confession of Darling; they were concealed. He said, he sold them to Ramsey on the 6th of March, between five and six in the morning; he also said, all the tools he took out of the building, he sold for 9 s. and I value mine at 12 s.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-26-person223" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an officer and house-broker. Darling was taken in Whitechapel on the 19th of March; and I was sent for to the Man-in-the-Moon; there he said he would tell me where all the tools were, if I would go with him to Mr. Ramsey's. and be bound every man should have his tools again: He was taken before the justice, and a search warrant granted. When we came to Ramsey's house, said Ramsey to Darling, Are not you a great rogue? I took Ramsey into a little room, and said, I had a warrant to search his house, as Darling says he has sold things to you: he said, you shall see all I have: he took out smoothing planes, hammers, saws, and many other tools: there were about five or six thousand nails, which Darling made information he had stole, and sold to Ramsey.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. Ramsey denied having any of the things on the 19th, and this was the 20th, which the officer speaks of. I was there on the 19th; seeing some old tools lying, and Ramsey's wife in the shop, I asked her if she had any carpenter's tools to sell? She said, no more than what I saw. I knew nothing of Mr. Ramsey's denying it till we were there to search. After Mr. Marks had asked him if he had any more saws, he said, No. Mr. Marks desired him not to conceal any thing; he said, he had no more; and after that, there were thirteen or fourteen more saws found concealed.</p>
<p>Marks. I said, Pray, Mrs. Ramsey, where is the key of this drawer? She said, I know not. I sent a young man to him to the alehouse, where he was in custody; when he came to us, he denied that there was a tool in the house more than what we had seen. I took a key and opened two drawers, in which were fourteen saws.</p>
<p>Prosecutor. There were thirty-eight saws found in his house, and thirty of them are owned; two of them belong to me. ( The things mentioned in the indictment produced, and deposed to.) There were divers people swore to their tools, which are here now.</p>
<p>Dearing's confession was taken in writing before justice Berry, and signed by his name. It is read in Court, giving an account of all the things mentioned in the several indictments against the two prisoners; and that Ramsey encouraged him to bring what he would, and he would purchase it; and that the marks on the tools were not obliterated when he sold them to Ramsey.</p>
<p>Marks. Here is the account that Ramsey brought to the justice, and delivered it as the book of what he gave for goods: It runs in this form: He does not mention the names of things, but in general he has put it goods: Laid out on goods. What he bought of Darling was only from the 18th to the 20th of March: this is what he owned before the justice, that these goods were tools bought of
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<p>Darling said nothing in his defence.</p>
<p>Ramsey said nothing, but called 17 witnesses, who gave him a good character.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-26-defend219 t17640502-26-punish145"/> T. 14 </rs>.</p>
<p>There were three other indictments against them, one for stealing, the other for receiving, a large quantity of carpenter's tools. </p> </div1>
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<p>John Clark. I have a field butts down to
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<interp inst="t17640502-27-person227" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a butcher in the Fleet-market. On the 7th of March the prisoner came to me, between 9 and 10 in the morning, and said, he had a good cow to sell, and she was at the Bell Inn, in Smithfield: I went and saw her: he asked 5 l. 10 s. it was but poor middling sort of meat: I bid him 4 l. he fell to five guineas: then I bid 4 l. 5 s. and then up to 4 l. 10 s. we could not agree: I went half way over Smithfield: he sent a man to call me back, and said, I must give him a little more: I said, I would not give him any more: then he took my luck with it: he brought her to my slaughter-house, in Wheat-sheaf yard: I gave him 43 s. what I had in my pocket: he came the next morning, and I gave him 2 l. 7 s. the remainder. I sent the hide to Mr. Martin, a hide salesman, at Leaden-hall market; there Mr. Clark found it. It was a brown mottle; pretty much mottled: a very remarkable cow. When Mr. Clark's son asked me if I could find the man I bought the cow of, I said, I believed I could. I went and found the prisoner leaning upon a post at the Crown-tavern door, in Smithfield: we took him to the Nag's-head, Leaden-hall, to Mr. Clark. I saw the hide that Mr. Clark owned: it was the hide of the cow which I bought of the prisoner at the bar.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>The cow was brought to me just at Shoreditch church: a man was coming along with her: he thought I knew better than he how to sell her: and he desired me to go and sell her for him. I gave the man the money at Islington: I met him there by accident: I sold her for 4 l. 10 s.: I had seen the man before, but not to have any acquaintance with him: I gave him the money at the Red-lion alehouse: I had but 18 d. for selling her, the same as in the market: the man stood by me while I sold her.</p>
<p>Q. to Harlow. Did you see a man with the prisoner when you bought the cow?</p>
<p>Harlow. There was a man with him, but he did not seem to take any notice: the prisoner and I agreed about the price. When we were before Mr. Clark, he said, he had the cow in exchange for a cow and calf at Lewisham.</p>
<p>For the Prisoner.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-27-person228" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live at Leighton, in Bedfordshire. I have known the prisoner from a lad: he has served me these two last years at times: I have trusted him with hundreds of pounds: I have sent him out of Smithfield with a hundred pounds, a hundred and fifty pounds at a time, to Mr. Child, the banker: I always found him honest: he has ofen sold beasts for me, and always gave me the money, I believe.</p>
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<p>251. (L.)
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<p>Watford Runnet. I live in
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<p>Q. What were his words when he confessed?</p>
<p>Runnet. He said, he had robbed his bed-fellow.</p>
<p>Q. What countryman are you?</p>
<p>Runnet. I come from Dantzick.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-28-person235" type="given" value="Robert"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-28-person235" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner pledged this hat and waistcoat with me on the 4th and 5th of April: (Produced and deposed to.) he pledged one in the name of
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<p>Prosecutor. The justice delivered this shirt to me: (producing one) it is my property.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I never broke the chest: there was never a nail in it: I am guilty of stealing them out of the room: I am a High German
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-29-defend239 t17640502-29-deflabel162"/>. When these things were missing, we took her up. She owned she took the sheet, but not the shirt: but the pawnbroker delivered the shirt up, and we found the neckcloth at the same place.</p>
<p>Mrs. Chapman. I hired the prisoner as my nurse, and I sent her out to fetch in the linen to wash, and carry it out again: I missed the sheet: I charged her with it: she owned she had taken that, but would not own to any thing else: but when the pawnbroker delivered that, he delivered the shirt and neckcloth.</p>
<p>Q. Did you consent to her pawning them?</p>
<p>Mrs. Chapman. No, I did not.</p>
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<p>After she got me fourteen days in Clerkenwell bridewell, she went and swore this robbery against me out of spight.</p>
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<p>253. (M.)
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<persName id="t17640502-30-person249"> Mary Conner
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<interp inst="t17640502-30-person249" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-30-person249" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I lost the things mentioned this day sennight: the prisoner had been with me that day: I took her up: she had the handkerchief and apron on. She told me where she had pawned the spoons.</p>
<p>Q. What are you?</p>
<p>Conner. I
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-30-off166 t17640502-30-crimeloc169"/>. The prisoner was my servant.</p>
<p>Mrs. Reynold. I cannot say I know the prisoner, but I heard her own she did pawn these teaspoons at my house; and I heard her own to taking the buckles and gold ring.</p>
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<p>254. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-31-person254" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-31-person254" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner is an
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-31-defend251 t17640502-31-deflabel173"/> of mine. I am an
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<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-31-victim253 t17640502-31-viclabel174"/>: I have three chains: I saw a chain advertised, which when I saw, I found to be one of mine: I had not missed it before.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-31-person255" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-31-person255" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am an apprentice to Mr. Briant, a Blacksmith. The prisoner came and asked us if we bought old iron: he produced this chain. (Produced in court.) My Mrs. weighed it, and it weighed 8 lb. and she gave him 8 d. for it.</p>
<p>Crang. There is no such thing in the kingdom but mine: it is in the same nature of a watch chain.</p>
<p>Q. to Morris. Where does your master live?</p>
<p>Morris. He lives in Thames-street.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-31-person256" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-31-person256" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I seeing this when I came home. I advertised it immediately, that the right owner might have it again. It could not be made under 40 or 50 s. Had I been at home, I certainly should have stopped the person.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I found the chain in a yard belonging to Mr. Crang.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-31-defend251 t17640502-31-punish176"/> T </rs>. </p> </div1>
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<p>255. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-32-defend257" type="given" value="Anne"/>
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<interp inst="t17640502-32-off178" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-32-off178" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing one copper pot, value 4 s. </rs> the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-32-off178 t17640502-32-victim260"/> </persName> . ++</p>
<persName id="t17640502-32-person261"> Cornelius Riley
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<interp inst="t17640502-32-person261" type="given" value="Cornelius"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-32-person261" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . Last Monday the prisoner came to my house, a public-house, in
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-32-off178 t17640502-32-crimeloc179"/>, and got very drunk there that afternoon. My pot was taken out of my yard that day, and I found it again at Mr. Cowlen's, a Pawnbroker, who stopt it.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-32-person262" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-32-person262" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . The prisoner brought this copper pot to me to pawn last Monday evening, and said, it was her own: she was very drunk: I stopt it: by which means the prosecutor got it again.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>A woman gave it me; but I was very much in liquor.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-32-verdict180" type="verdictSubcategory" value="theftunder1s"/> Guilty 10 d </rs>.
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<p>256. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-33-defend264" type="given" value="Abraham"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-33-defend264" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> was indicted for
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<interp inst="t17640502-33-off182" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-33-off182" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> stealing two planes, value 2 s. the property of
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<interp inst="t17640502-33-victim266" type="given" value="Thomas"/>
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<persName id="t17640502-33-victim268" type="victimName"> Richard Jones
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<interp inst="t17640502-33-victim268" type="given" value="Richard"/>
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<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-33-off182 t17640502-33-cd183"/>. +</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-33-verdict184" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> Guilty </rs>.
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<interp inst="t17640502-33-punish185" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-33-defend264 t17640502-33-punish185"/> T </rs>.</p> </div1>
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<p>257. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-34-off186" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-34-off186 t17640502-34-victim272"/> </persName> did break and enter, and stealing two silk cardinals, value 20 s. one cloth cardinal, value 16 s. one wooden tea-chest, with three tin canisters; one wooden tea-board, three silver tea-spoons, and 4 s. 6 d. in money, numbered, the property of the said John, in his dwelling house </rs>. +</p>
<persName id="t17640502-34-person273"> John White
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<interp inst="t17640502-34-person273" type="given" value="John"/>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-34-off186 t17640502-34-crimeloc188"/>. My house was broke open on a Tuesday night: I cannot justly tell the time: the house was fast when we went to bed: one of my men called me about five in the morning: I am a
<rs id="t17640502-34-viclabel189" type="occupation">carpenter</rs>
<join result="persNameOccupation" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-34-victim272 t17640502-34-viclabel189"/>: I found a window broke open: the wooden bar was cut in two: it was a ground room. I lost a tea-chest, three silver spoons, five small pieces of money, some halfpence, some tea in a cannister, and a tea-board, and the other things mentioned in the indictment. The prisoner worked with me as a carpenter: I had not seen him since he left me, which was last Michaelmas; the pawnbroker stopt the things and advertised them: my wife and I went and found them to be our property. I took the prisoner up; and, before the justices at White-chapel, he owned he took all these things.</p>
<p>Q. What were his words?</p>
<p>White. He said, he broke into the house and took them out.</p>
<p>Q. Did he mention what time of the night it was?</p>
<p>White. Yes, to the best of my knowledge, he said, in the middle of the night, between twelve and one.</p>
<p>Q. Did you find all your goods at that brokers?</p>
<p>White. No, he said, he had sold some at another place.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-34-person274"> Mary White
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<interp inst="t17640502-34-person274" type="given" value="Mary"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-34-person274" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I am wife to the prosecutor. I was the last person up that night, the 10th of April. Upon seeing the advertisement, I came to London, which was the Tuesday following. I heard the prisoner own, before the justice, that he broke into the house, and took the things.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-34-person275"> William Clark
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<interp inst="t17640502-34-person275" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-34-person275" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I live in Rosemary-lane. The prisoner brought a tea-chest, tea-board, and two cardinals: I asked him how he came by them? he said, he kept a girl in the town, and they were her property, and he took them from her. I found something rattle in the tea-box; and, after he was gone, I borrowed a key, and found three silver tea-spoons, and some pieces of money in it; then I advertised it. He came back in the evening, and said, I had given him 6 s. 9 d. instead of half a guinea; then I stopped him, and took him up.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>I am not guilty: I bought these things of a strange person in the street: I took them to Mr. Clark's to make a penny of them if I could: he is a salesman: he gave me 19 s. for them. I have no friend in the world. I did belong to the first regiment of guards, and was abroad in Germany in the second battalion.</p>
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<p>258. (M.)
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person282" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , the prisoner's wife called me in, and carried me to the back part of the house: she called her husband: then the prisoner came and laid hold of my hands, and she took 18 d. from my pocket: and the prisoner threatened me, if I made a noise, he had a knife in his hand, and would rip me up.</p>
<p>Sheene Downs. I am headborough. About three weeks ago, this
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<persName id="t17640502-35-person283"> Susannah Cook
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person283" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> , there was the prisoner: the Black said, That is the man: so we took and secured him. The woman was not there.</p>
<p>Q. from prisoner. What was I doing when you came in?</p>
<p>Downs. You was eating.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person284" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 10th of April, the prosecutor told us he had been at work for a bricklayer, and was discharged: that he had 18 d. in his pocket, and was inquiring for a lodging: that a woman told him she could help him to one: and when he was in the house, she called out, My dear, and her husband came down stairs, and said, What have you to do with my wife? She put her hand into his pocket, and took his money out, while the man held both his hands behind his back, and the man threatened him, with a knife in his hand. I went, with some others: we forced open the door: there was the prisoner: we took him before the justices at Whitechapel: the Black picked up a long knife, and said, that was the knife he threatened to rip him up with; but, in the struggle, that was lost, so we did not bring it.</p>
<p>The prisoner said nothing in his defence.</p>
<p>For the prisoner.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-35-person285"> Elizabeth Knight
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person285" type="given" value="Elizabeth"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-35-person285" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I saw the Black at the prisoner's house about three weeks ago: he came of his own accord, as far as I understand, into the house of
<persName id="t17640502-35-person286"> Susannah Cook
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person286" type="given" value="Susannah"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-35-person286" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> : it was about 9 o'clock: they went together: he gave her 6 d. and then he gave her a shilling to buy some liquor: the prisoner was then at a public house over the way.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-35-person287"> Richard Smith
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person287" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . This Black came to my father's house, and the prisoner was drinking a pint of beer, and had been there an hour before, in the chimney corner: there came a woman in: whether she wanted him to supper or not, I do not know, but she took him away.</p>
<p>Q. Did the Black see the prisoner when he came in?</p>
<p>Smith. I do not know whether he did or not: the Black said he had been robbed: he wanted an officer.</p>
<p>Q. Where did you send him?</p>
<p>Smith. I sent him no where.</p>
<p>Q. Is your father an officer?</p>
<p>Smith. Yes, he is, but he was not at home.</p>
<p>Q. How far do you live from
<persName id="t17640502-35-person288"> Susannah Cook
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<interp inst="t17640502-35-person288" type="given" value="Susannah"/>
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<p>Smith. We live right opposite her house.</p>
<p>Q. Do you know Mr. Newton?</p>
<p>Smith. Yes, I do.</p>
<p>Q. Why did you not send him there?</p>
<p>Smith. I did not know where he lived.</p>
<p>Q. to prosecutor. Was it a light or dark place, where you was robbed?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I was robbed in a one pair of stairs room: the man collared me, and said, you black dog, if you speak a word, I'll run you through with this knife.</p>
<p>Q. Are you sure that was the prisoner?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I am sure it was.</p>
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<join result="offencePlace" targOrder="Y" targets="t17640502-36-off198 t17640502-36-crimeloc202"/>. On the 9th of March I locked up my shop, and on the 10th, in the morning, it was broke open.</p>
<p>Q. Is it a dwelling house?</p>
<p>M. Clough. It is not. I do not live in it; it is a small place by itself; I missed the things mentioned in the indictment (mentioning them by name):
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person295" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> , and had them advertised in the Monday's paper. On Tuesday, the 13th, Mr. Stockdale, a pawnbroker, sent for me; I went to his house, and there I saw two crape gowns, my property: then he and I went to Justice Fielding's, and got a warrant to take up the two prisoners: they confessed the fact before Mr. Fielding. I mentioned all I could recollect at that time I had lost; they in general owned to the fact; they said they had pawned the rest, some in one place, and some in another, in several parts of the town. I have recovered some of the other things, according to their directions, and the pawnbrokers all gave me my goods again, that is, all I could find (five gowns and several other things produced in court): there are what I have recovered, my property.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person296" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, and live in Great Pultney-street, Golden-square. Forden brought these two crape gowns to me, on the 13th of March, and said, one was his mother's, and the other his sisters: I sent my boy to his mother, in the Haymarket, with him, but he did not return with the boy, but came a day or two after, and Robinson came along with him, to fetch the gowns, and we detected them. At Sir
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person297" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> 's, Robinson told Sir John where the things were pledged; Forden did not confess any thing; he said he was sent by some girl from a public-house: (the two gowns produced and deposed to.)</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person298" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I am a pawnbroker, in Pultney-street: I took this gown in of Forden, (produced and deposed to); he brought it on the 15th of March, and said his mother's name was
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person303" type="given" value="Joseph"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-36-person303" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . On the 15th or 16th of March, I took the prisoners before Sir
<persName id="t17640502-36-person304"> John Fielding
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person304" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> ; he sent one to the Gatehouse, and the other to another place, Robinson confessed a good deal, in regard to breaking open the woman's shop, in Monmouth street; Sir John granted a search warrant to search Forden's lodgings; I went there, but could find nothing: he said, he kept a cobler's stall, on the top of the Haymarket; I went there, and found a bundle of things, and gave it to the prosecutrix; she said they were her property, part of what she lost at the time her shop was broke: when I got into the stall, and was there the best part of 20 minutes, the things were partly buried under ground (produced in court, and deposed to); then I went to Robinson's lodgings, and in a great coat pocker, I found a pair of stockings. (Produced and deposed to.)</p>
<p>Robinson's Defence.</p>
<p>I was in Forden's stall, and two men came in and left a pair of shoes and a pair of pumps, to heel-piece, when they said they would call again in a day or two: they left these things there: we wanted money, and we pawned them; we are innocent of taking them.</p>
<p>Forden's Defence.</p>
<p>I was not in the stall when the men brought the things, I knew nothing at all of it, I was gone to dinner; the two men came for the shoes, and put the bundle down upon the bulk, and said they would call again in half an hour, and give me the money for mending the shoes, but they never called.</p>
<p>For the Prisoners.</p>
<persName id="t17640502-36-person305"> John Hodgson
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person305" type="given" value="John"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-36-person305" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I knew Robinson by sight: I have heard he has a very good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person306" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> . I have known Forden some years; he has a very good character.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person307" type="given" value="Jane"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-36-person307" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . Forden is a very honest and industrious lad.</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-36-person308" type="given" value="Anne"/>
<interp inst="t17640502-36-person308" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . I have known Forden from a child: I know no harm of him.</p>
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<p>She stood charged on the coroner's inquest for the like murder. *</p>
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<interp inst="t17640502-37-person313" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> . The deceased, Anne Davis, aggravated the prisoner very much, and she took up the poker, and hit the deceased over the head.</p>
<p>Q. When was this?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. This was about three weeks, or a month ago.</p>
<p>Q. Where was this?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. This was at the prisoner's house,
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<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176405020019"/>Q. In what manner did the deceased aggravate her?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. The deceased said she made a whore of her daughter-in-law.</p>
<p>Q. Was there any thing passed besides words?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. No, nothing but words.</p>
<p>Q. What happened after the blow?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. The deceased got up from her seat in the box, and went out of the room.</p>
<p>Q. Did you see any wound?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. No, I did not see the wound: I saw blood come immediately; she said she had got a cut on her head, and would go for a warrant: I never saw her afterwards.</p>
<p>Q. What sort of a blow was it?</p>
<p>S. Littlewood. A small blow: (an iron poker produced.) This is the poker. *</p>
<p>* Note, it was a common kitchen-poker, the great end pretty weighty.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I struck the woman with that poker, or a bigger, and if the surgeon that opened her, is of opinion that was the cause of her death, I am willing to die for it. It cut her, to be sure, and she bled excessively; if that is the surgeon's opinion, I am willing to lay down my life for her life.</p>
<p>Joseph Randall. The deceased sent for me, and I dressed her head on the Friday evening; I desired her to go to bed, and apply a warm poultice to it, and if she was not capable to come to me, to send word, and I would wait on her: she came the next two days, which was Saturday and Sunday, I dressed the wound and examined it, but could not find any fracture; she only complained of a little pain in her head. On the Monday, she sent word to my house, she would be glad if I would come to her; I went and enquired for her; I went in at the Bull and Butcher: Mrs. Hargrove asked me who ordered me to attend? I said I had orders from Justice Welch to attend the deceased, and dress the wound; she said, she was to pay for it, and she would employ who she pleased: she would not shew me the room. I enquired, and found her, and dressed her; and after I had dressed her, Mrs. Hargrove came up into the room, and another woman with her; there was another woman before in the room. After I had dressed it, Mrs. Hargrove insisted upon seeing it, I said I had just dressed it, and begged she would not take off the dressings. She attempted to pull the dressings off: I told her it was upon the head, and it might be of dangerous consequence: then I desired her to send for a surgeon from he hospital for fear of he consequence. She said it was no business of mine, she would take care and provide a surgeon. I left the room, and never saw her till I was sent for to open the head after she was dead.</p>
<p>Q. Did the prisoner take the dressings of?</p>
<p>Randall. I believe she did; I know the cap was off, and she attempted it; but whether she did or not, I am not quite certain. She seemed to be in a passion, and I left the room.</p>
<p>Q. When was you sent for to open the head?</p>
<p>Randall. That was on a Thursday, pretty near three weeks after. I opened her head, and found matter under the place where the blow was given upon the brain; I take it to be matter that proceeded from extravased blood: I saw also a black spot between the first and second rib, on the right side, and on the left side there were two broken ribs, the 5th and 6th.</p>
<p>Q. Had she complained of her ribs to you?</p>
<p>Randall. No, she never did to me; there was a great inflammation on the right side of the lungs.</p>
<p>Q. Upon the whole, what was the judgment you formed, as to the cause of her death?</p>
<p>Randall. I do imagine the blows that were given her, were the cause of her death.</p>
<p>Q. Whether the blow on the head was the cause of her death?</p>
<p>Randall. I think that was the principal thing. With proper care, it might not have proved mortal.</p>
<p>Q. from Prisoner. Whether the violent blow she had on the temple might not be more the cause of that matter, than that of the poker? I want no favour.</p>
<p>Randall. I don't know that I found any bruise on the side of the head.</p>
<p>Prisoner. I offered her Surgeon Watson.</p>
<p>Q. Whether according to your judgment, what she received on the ribs appeared like to be mortal?</p>
<p>Randall. No, my lord, they did not: there was no; or a very slight inflammation on her side.</p>
<p>Mr. Moffet. I was sent for by the prisoner, on the Thursday; I examined the body, and found on the outside a black spot, between the collar-bone and the 2 d rib; there was a small sore on the head: that I was informed was in consequence of a blow she had received on the left side of the head; there was a trifling blackness below the left eye; we proceeded then to open the chest, and the first object of our attention was, to see whether this black spot was nearly more than skin deep; that part appeared quite unhurt: the chest being opened, the right side of the lungs appeared quite black, and quite condensed; they were
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="176405020020"/> gathered up into a solid matter; there was about a pint and a half of thin matter, in which the lungs were swiming; we took them out, and put them in water; they readily swam in water; they appeared to have been useless a considerable time before the decease of the person: we then looked into the left side of the body, and found the 5th and 6th ribs broke, but the lungs were not in the least hurt by the broken ribs. These I mention because I would give my opinion clearly. As to that upon the head, I found under the scalp, the bone was bare for a considerable distance, the brain was covered with matter, but this matter would have appeared from the injury without. I gave my opinion before the coroner, that these wounds she had, were the cause of her death; but being acquainted with circumstances since, which I did not know before, that is, that she got cold, and in consequence of that, it settled on her lungs; and I am of opinion, if she had had no blow at all, that would have been sufficient to have brought on her death.</p>
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<p>Q. Did she at any time lose her senses?</p>
<p>M. Mills. No, she did not.</p>
<p>Mr. Burgess. I am an apothecary; I was called in three days before she died.</p>
<p>Q. Who called you in?</p>
<p>Burgess. The prisoner at the bar: she desired I would take all the pains I could; this was on Easter-Sunday. When I came to her, I understood her disorder was of the pleurisy, and upon the lungs: I thought she was so far gone, that I could not be of much use to her; yet notwithstanding, I tried.</p>
<p>Q. to Mills. When did the deceased die?</p>
<p>Mills. She died on the 24th of April.</p>
<p>Q. What did the prisoner do towards taking care of the deceased, after Mr. Randall went away on the Monday?</p>
<p>Mills. The prisoner would have had the deceased gone to the hospital, but the deceased would not go; her fever began about seven days before she died, and from that time, she grew worse and worse, by going out into the yard one day, about 11 o'clock, all in a wringing sweat.</p>
<p>Q. to Moffet. What do you think was the cause of her death?</p>
<p>Moffet. The fracture on her ribs was not; and I cannot think that on her head, without other circumstances, would have been the cause of her death. It did not appear that the bone was broke at all.</p>
<p>Q. Do you doubt whether she was struck with the poker?</p>
<p>Moffet. No; but I doubt whether that was the cause of her death. I rather am of opinion, the cause of her death was the inflammation on her lungs; I believe the wound would have been of no consequence, if she had not catched cold; there was another circumstance, the woman had miscarried about 7 weeks before.</p>
<p>Q. to Randall. Do you continue in that opinion, that the blow on her head brought on her death?</p>
<p>Randall. The injury on the brain, must be a considerable part of her death. I saw the deceased's husband, and asked him why they had not got a surgeon? he said he was a poor man, and was indebted to Mrs. Hargrove; and she told him she would give him farther indulgence, in case he would let his wife be without a surgeon.</p>
<p>Mills. The prisoner sent the deceased victuals and drink till she died.</p>
<p>Burgess. The first day I was called in, I did not know there was a wound; the second day I was informed there was a wound, but I did not dress it: I attended only as an apothecary.</p>
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<p>Q. What sort of a blow was it?</p>
<p>Peachey. A small drawing blow, not a violent hard blow.</p>
<p>Prisoner's Defence.</p>
<p>If the surgeon thinks I am the cause of her death, I am willing to die; I gave her the blow: though my passion was violent, I stopped my hand, and only let it fall; for as I was standing and she sitting, if I had struck her hard, I must have split her skull: to be sure she had been beat very cruelly; she had a very bad tongue.</p>
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<p>Q. How did the girl get at your watch?</p>
<p>Penny. Whether she took it out of my pocket, or whether I pulled it out, I will not say; in the struggle we broke the chain, and the watchman found my key afterwards.</p>
<p>M. Robinson. I saw him in liquor, and was afraid somebody would make a property of him, and I desired him to deliver the watch to me, to take care of for him.</p>
<p>Penny. That is false; there was no such thing said.</p>
<p>Q. How long have you known Robinson?</p>
<p>Penny. I have known her two years: she lived servant at that alehouse, and I used frequently to go there: she said I took it out to see what o'clock it was: I cannot say whether I did or not.</p>
<p>Q. How far had you gone before this happened?</p>
<p>Penny. I was got about 200 yards, or thereabouts: this was in the darkest part of the street.</p>
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<p>Q. Who seat you to rob the man of his money?</p>
<p>Peder. I went on my own accord.</p>
<p>Q. Were any of the prisoners present, when you robbed him?</p>
<p>Peder. No, neither of them was.</p>
<p>Q. Did they know of it?</p>
<p>Peder. No, they did not.</p>
<p>Q. to Prosecutor. How long after your watch was gone, was it that you lost your money?</p>
<p>Prosecutor. I was struggling with the girl who should have it, and being immediately knocked down, I was in such a confusion, I cannot tell the time: it might be a minute, or a minute and a half after the watch chain broke; it was done instantaneously.</p>
<p>Q. to Peder. How long after she gave the watch to Matthews and Bunce, did you knock him down?</p>
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<p>Peder has contradicted himself; I never was in the alehouse along with him; I have gone after him, to have him taken up, and he has sworn, if he was taken up, he would have me taken up.</p>
<p>Bunce's Defence.</p>
<p>When we came out of the house together, this girl took the watch; she and me: Peder never told me he had robbed the man.</p>
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